Sunday, 12 August 2018

Dutch crane ship Svanen 1990-

Schelde off Vlissingen, Netherlands 11 August 2018

Bahamas-flagged, homeport Nassau, IMO 9007453, MMSI 308851000 and call sign C6LA2. Built by Grootint at Zwijndrecht, Netherlands[De Groot‘s Staalconstructies v.o.f., since 1990 part of the Heerema Fabrication Group], Netherlands in 1990-1991. Gross tonnage 14.035 tons, net tonnage 4.082 tons, deadweight 7.871 tons, displacement 20.562 tons and as dimensions 102 (between perpendiculars)-102,8 (over all) x 24,4 (floats) x 71,8 x 4,5 (summer)-6.0 metres. Height 102 metres. Owned by Ballast Nedam Equipment, Nieuwegein, Netherlands until November 2015 when Van Oord bought the offshore division including the Svanen. Lifting capacity 8.700 tons. Height crane above work platform 76,0 metres. Speed 7 knots with no wind. In fact consisting of two connected floats and a gigantic crane. Self propelling. Designed by Gusto Engineeering.