Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Mammoet News

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

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The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one…

Dutch-Aussie Team Targets Safer Blade Lifting

From left to right: Jacques Stoof (Mammoet), Trevor Bourne (Verton) and Paul Verheul (Van Oord). Photo: Van Oord

Dutch maritime contractors Van Oord and heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet are cooperating with Australian start-up Verton to design a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades.The technology specialist…

New Shell Plant Highlights Strength of Rotterdam’s Breakbulk Cluster

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Shell has an ambitious investment agenda for its refinery in Pernis. The construction of a new Solvent Deasphalter (SDA) will enable the plant to separate heavier fractions from crude oil, so that a larger share of the petroleum can be processed into lighter…

Heavy Lift: Cryogenic Heat Exchanger Installed

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The second of three planned Main Cryogenic Heat Exchanger (MCHE) installations at a large liquefaction project in southwest Louisiana marked a milestone for the U.S. Gulf Coast project. Heavy lift and transportation services…

Mammoet Moves Longest Turbine Blade

Mammoet transported the wind turbine blade from LM Wind Power’s pilot plant in Lunderskov to the Blaest Test Center in Aalborg Photo Mammoet

Mammoet Wind, the turnkey solution provider for the wind energy industry, has successfully transported the world’s longest wind turbine blade from LM Wind Power’s pilot plant in Lunderskov to the Blaest Test Center in Aalborg.

Heavy LIfting: Moving Modules for Brazilian FPSO

Load-out of the fourth module onto the module carrier MV Mega Trust using Mammoet’s SPMTs. (Photo: Mammoet)

On April 6, Mammoet, a service provider specializing in engineered heavy lifting and transport, completed a load-out of the first set of four modules bound for the FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) P66 vessel.

Crane Upgrade for Jack-up Vessel Sea Installer

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Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, is currently undertaking a modification and maintenance project on the jack-up vessel Sea Installer. In what is a multidisciplinary project, the…

Mammoet Signs up for FPSO Module Integration

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On March 16, 2016, Mammoet Brazil and the Consortium Techint-Technip (CTTP76) signed a contract for the integration of 20 modules to be lifted onto the hull of the Petrobras P-76 FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel.

Mammoet Switches to Cleaner Fuel in the Netherlands

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Mammoet’s Dutch operations switch to Shell gas-to-liquids fuel: expected to lower emissions, noise levels and contribute to local air quality. Mammoet, a service provider specializing in engineered heavy lifting and transport…

Mammoet Spurs US Expansion

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Currently undergoing growth in terms of qualified personnel and asset acquisition, Mammoet USA said it plans for 2016 a $100 million investment in miscellaneous transport and lifting equipment, the vast majority being crawler cranes between 100 ton and 600 ton capacity.

Tidal Power Turbines Installed in Dutch Eastern Scheldt

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Mammoet, a provider of engineered heavy lifting and transport, announced it has completed the installation of a Tidal Power Plant (TPP) in the Netherlands. Working with Tocardo Tidal Turbines, producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines…

Massive FPSO Modules Installed at Brasa Shipyard

Mammoet worked closely with SBM Offshore to optimize the lifting schedule (Photo: Mammoet)

Mammoet, a service provider specializing in engineered heavy lifting and transport, said it has completed a module weighing and transport project in Brasa Shipyard, Brazil. In July 2015, SBM Offshore awarded Mammoet Brazil…

Mammoet Bags LNG Project in Louisiana

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Mammoet announces it has been awarded the heavy lift and heavy haul contract for the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, Louisiana. The multi-billion dollar project will be comprised of three natural gas liquefaction trains…

Huge Heavy Lift Project Wraps up in Colombia

Mammoet crane at Reficar Refinery, Cartagena, Colombia (Photo: Mammoet)

Mammoet USA informs it has completed a heavy lifting and transport project at the largest refinery in Colombia, the Reficar Refinery. Mammoet was contracted to assist in the modernization and expansion of the refinery in 2011.

Offshore Oil: Mammoet Installs Platform for Shell

The new Malampaya Phase 3 Depletion Compression Platform (DCP) next to the Malampaya Shallow Water Production Platform (SWP).(Photo: Mammoet)

Mammoet installed the Malampaya Phase 3 Depletion Compression Platform in the West Philippine Sea for Shell Philippines Exploration b.v. The Malampaya Depletion Compression Platform (DCP) is a new type of ‘self-installing platform…

Rowan Viking Rig Upgrade Completed on Schedule

ROWAN VIKING RIG UPGRADE COMPLETED

Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, has completed a major upgrade of a Keppel Fels ‘N’ Class drilling rig, one of the largest in the North Sea, in thirty days less than was initially projected by the client. Owner Rowan Companies plc.

Dutch Team Installs Huge Power Socket in the North Sea

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A combination of three Dutch offshore companies realized a unique operation in the North Sea, installing a giant ‘power socket’, the SylWin alpha platform. Siemens commissioned Seaway Heavy Lifting to perform an unusual…

Westermeerwind Wind Farm Construction Begins

Mammoet announced today that Westermeerwind BV has reached financial close on July 25 for the turnkey construction of the Westermeerwind wind farm in Ijsselmeer, meaning work can now start on building the 48 wind turbines.

Tanzania: The Next Hotbed of Construction & Energy Activity?

Ralph Lobbe, Business Development Manager Africa at Mammoet, elaborates on possibilities for Engineered Heavy Lifting and Transport.

Representatives of Mammoet and other Dutch companies visited Tanzania to explore potential construction projects and investment opportunities in the East African country which has impressive growth rates and large stocks of underseas gas it is looking to develop.

Offshore Windmill Uses Dyneema Fiber

For the installation of offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea, Mammoet Van Oord, a marine contractor, selected heavy lifting slings made with Dyneema polyethylene fiber from DSM Dyneema. The round slings, manufactured by the Unitex Group…