Palfinger supplies crane, davit for oil-spill support vessel

Offshore staff

SINGAPOREPalfinger Marine has delivered a marine crane and davit package to Austal for a high-speed crew transfer vessel.

The 57.6-m (189-ft), aluminium catamaran was designed by Incat Crowther and built by Austal’s shipyard in the Philippines.

In October, Palfinger service engineers commissioned a PK 6500 M electro-hydraulic foldable knuckle boom crane, with a safe working load of 880 kg at 5.6 m (18.4 ft) outreach.

The crane has a 1,300-kg hydraulic winch installed on the outer boom and is mounted on the 200-sq m (2,153-sq ft) deck, allowing up to 100 metric tons (110 tons) of cargo to be transported.

In addition, the vessel has search and rescue capability, with an on-board fast rescue craft available for rapid deployment and a chemical dispersant to support oil-spill “first response” capability.

12/12/2016

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...