December 9, 2020

Credit: Port of Rotterdam

The two huge semi-submersible crane ships from Heerema Marine Contractors Sleipnir and Thialf last weekend met for the first time in the Port of Rotterdam, and HMC and the Rotterdam Port Authority shared the photos of the meeting.

On Saturday, December 5, the crane ship Thialf reached the Landtong Rozenburg (Rozenburg Spit) alongside the Sleipnir after traveling across the Atlantic from Canada and working on Exxon’s Sable decommissioning project.

The Sleipnir – the largest semi-submersible crane ship in the world – was put into operation at the end of last year. March, The LNG powered ship arrived in Rotterdam for the first time. The giant crane ship had a busy season in Europe. old and remove Reinstall Oil and gas platforms and installation Offshore wind components

The Rotterdam port authority shared the photo of the meeting of the two giants and took the opportunity to mention that Eneco, Heerema and the port authority are working hard to install shore power for Heerema’s berth on the Landtong.

It is expected that the ships will be able to be connected to the shore power supply in the spring.