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Huisman appointed for jumbo cranes


A pair of pair of Huisman cranes, the main one of which will lift 2500t, will be fitted to Jumbo’s new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV).

Heavy lift shipping specialist Jumbo has appointed fellow Dutch company Huisman Equipment BV to design and construct the cranes for delivery in the first quarter of 2020.

The main crane will have a triple hoist to handle complicated upending operations. It will also have a 600t capacity auxiliary hoist with active heave compensation (AHC) and a depth rating of 3000m.

The second crane will have capacity of 400t and AHC to 3000m on the main hoist. It will be positioned to service the moon pool and there will be a man-riding whip hoist.

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