Palfinger Dreggen receives Gullfaks contract

Offshore staff

BERGEN, Norway – Statoil has contracted Palfinger Dreggen to completely rebuild and upgrade six BOP cranes for the Gullfaks oil and gas field in the Norwegian North Sea.

Each of the BOP cranes to be delivered will have the capacity to lift 2 x 20 tons (1.8 x 18.1 metric tons). In addition, the cranes are equipped with an auxiliary hoist with a safe working load of 5 tons (4.5 metric tons) for smaller lifts.

The delivery includes complete new trolleys with hoisting machineries, new modern control systems for the cranes and radio remote systems to make the operation of the cranes easy and flexible. Engineering, project management, and procurement will mainly be performed in Bergen and the production will take place at its factory in Poland.

The installation and commissioning of the cranes will start at the end of 2016 and continue until summer 2017.

03/10/2016

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