Current gantry crane practice and risk reduction measures are not adequate, finds a report from Dutch Safety Board (DSB). The Nautical Institute discusses the report’s findings in its latest Mars Report. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of maritime...
While symbolic barriers are better than nothing, it would be best to invest in physical barriers. The Nautical Institute gives this advice in its latest Mars Report in which a dredger’s master accessed the area where a crane was in operation and was crushed...
After a two-year delay following an accident with the vessel’s crane during load tests, DEME’s latest addition to the fleet, the Orion, has been deployed for the first time. The offshore installation vessel has successfully installed the first XXL monopile at...
After a two-year delay following the accident with the vessel’s crane during load tests, the Orion has now finally joined DEME’s fleet. With its 5000-tonne crane, the offshore installation vessel is designed to handle the enormous turbines and foundations...
Saipem’s semi-submersible crane vessel Saipem 7000 has suffered an accident with its crane during load tests in Norway. The main block wire broke and the two cargo barges it was lifting were released into the water. No-one was injured, but for a short time, the...
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