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Hornbeck Orders MacGregor AHC Subsea Cranes for Its MPS Vessel

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received EUR 37 million order from Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc. to deliver four 250-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea cranes for four multi-purpose supply vessels (MPSV). The cranes will be delivered between fourth quarter 2014 and third quarter 2015. The order is booked in the second quarter 2013 order intake.

“MPSVs are specialized vessels that are principally used to support complex deepwater subsea construction, installation, maintenance, repair and other sophisticated operations,” says Frode Grøvan, Sales and Marketing Director for MacGregor Advanced Load Handling. “We are pleased that Hornbeck Offshore opted MacGregor’s advanced 250-tonne AHC subsea cranes with operational capability at depths of 3700m suitable for ultra-deepwater operations.”

Cargotec, May 14, 2013

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Drill Tower Lift-Off record

Uploaded by HeavyLiftSpecialist on Aug 15, 2011

Lifting of a 2340 tons drill tower onto the new drillship Noble Globetrotter at the Huisman yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands on 6th of Aug. 2011

As lifting is done from 5 lifting lugs below the Center of Gravity, stability of the load is crucial.

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