In 1999 the vessel was converted to accom-modate a “J”-Lay Tower and pipe handling equipment for laying pipelines in deep water areas worldwide. This photo shows the Saipem 7000 crane and pipelay vessel. One is missing and four more are injured, according to a statement from Italian contractor Saipem, a 43% subsidiary of Italian energy firm Eni. This content failed to load. Lifting records In 2000 it set a world record of 11,883 t by lifting Shell's Shearwater topsides, beaten by Saipem 7000 in 2004 with the Sabratha deck lifting of 12,150 t. In 2004 it installed the topsides on BP's Holstein, at the time the world's largest spar.
With its state-of-the-art J-lay tower, upgraded dynamic positioning capability and fast ballasting system, the Saipem 7000 semisubmersible crane vessel has the capacity to handle the entire workscope of offshore construction developments worldwide, encompassing pipelaying in water depths greater than 2.000 metres and heavy lift operations up to 14.000 tonnes.

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One is missing and four more are injured, according to a statement from Italian contractor Saipem, a 43% subsidiary of Italian energy firm Eni. With its state-of-the-art J-lay tower, upgraded dynamic positioning capability and fast ballasting system, the Saipem 7000 semisubmersible crane vessel has the capacity to handle the entire workscope of offshore construction developments worldwide, encompassing pipelaying in water depths greater than 2,000 metres and heavy lift operations up to 14,000 tonnes. Thialf can use both cranes to lift 14,200 t (14,000 long tons; 15,700 short tons) at a radius of 31.2 m (102 ft); in comparison, Saipem 7000 can use both cranes to lift a smaller load of 14,000 t (14,000 long tons; 15,000 short tons) at a wider radius of 41 m (135 ft). On October 7, 2019, the Saipem 7000, one of the largest crane vessels in the world, set a new local heavy lift record of 11,100t for the Gulf of Mexico. At 197 metres long and 87 metres wide, Saipem 7000 is the third-largest crane vessel in the world. The crane vessel Saipem 7000 establishes a new local lifting record for the Gulf of Mexico 09:00 - 30 Oct 2019 On October 7, 2019, the Saipem 7000, one of the largest crane vessels in the world, set a new local heavy lift record of 11,100t for the Gulf of Mexico. Vessel Details -船舶明細-船 名: Saipem 7000: 吊上能力: 14,000t: 長 さ: 197.95m: 幅: 87.0m: 深 さ: 43.5m: 建 造 年: 1987年: 所 有 会 社 English (EN) MarineTraffic Blog Help Centre RELOAD PAGE. Saipem 7000 was originally built as a semi-submersible crane vessel (Micoperi 7000) capable of lifting and installing offshore structures up to 14’000 tons in weight. PHOTO SOURCE: Saipem Saipem reported Thursday that it has won offshore contracts in multiple regions valued at …
The vessel is en route to EEMSHAVEN NL, and expected to arrive there on Dec 5, 12:00. The new record concerns the installation of a gas compression module for the CA-KU-A1 platform in the Ku Maloob Zaap oil field located offshore Campeche Bay in Mexico.