Palfinger’s deck equipment package set for Esvagt vessel


Austrian marine crane specialist Palfinger Marine has signed a contract with Cemre Shipyard for the supply of an extensive deck equipment package to a Havyard 832 MPV vessel being built for Esvagt in Turkey.

Palfinger said on Friday that the equipment package to be delivered consists of cranes, winches, and offshore equipment.

The vessel design and construction of ship equipment system packages began in June with the vessel due to be delivered during spring 2018. Upon delivery, the vessel will be in operation for Hess Corporation.

The Havyard 832 MPV will have a length of 81.9 meters and a beam measuring 17.16 meters with a deck area of 620 square meters, a speed of 15 knots, and a bollard pull of 100 tonnes.

The complete winches and offshore equipment package consists of two windlass winches with chain stoppers, two mooring winches, two 10 tonne tugger winches, three 30 tonne tugger winches, three 10 tonne capstans, one double-drum 60 tonne towing winch with spooling devices, and one combined A-frame and stern roller (SWL 60 tonne and 100 tonnes).

The cranes ordered by Cemre Shipyard include two offshore-rated cargo rail cranes, each 10 tonnes at 10 meters and 5 tonnes at 15 meters, the cranes come with personnel handling of 1 tonne and MOB handling of 4 tonnes, one foldable knuckle boom crane for general cargo and provision handling with 1 tonne at 12 meters.

Durmus Gencer, Project Manager at Cemre Shipyard, said: “Palfinger Marine’s experience and commitment to finding solutions for unexpected problems gave us the confidence to carry out our work accordingly.”

The delivery of the equipment is scheduled for 2017.

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