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Offloading / Handling 140 Mt reel

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This short video shows the moment when a gigantic reel containing steel wire rope with relevant rigging weighing 140 Mt was discharged at our premises in Moerdijk using the Sheerlegs HEBO-Lift 7 and DIOR Heavylift: Click here to view on YouTube


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21 July 2020, Moerdijk, The Netherlands

Heerema’s SSCV Sleipnir has set another record – this time, for the largest single lift jacket removal using hoisting equipment supplied punctually by United Offshore Services.

In the Norwegian North Sea, Sleipnir successfully removed the 8100 mT Jotun-B jacket for client Vår Energi. The platform was installed in 1998 by Heerema’s Thialf, who returned to the Jotun Field last year to remove the topsides and conductors – demonstrating the circularity of Heerema’s involvement in the lifecycle of these now retiring platforms.

For the jacket removal, Sleipnir arrived at the Jotun Field […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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On March 12, 2020, the Dutch Government issued guidance to slow down and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In response and to minimize the risk of infection, United Offshore Services has taken measures by reducing the workforce present in our Office from March 16, 2020, until further notice.
Tests have been executed and we can confidently continue with our Office duties from home (remote working).
Our Production team will strive to meet any delivery obligations that we have committed to, but we kindly ask for your understanding if delays should occur.
The COVID-19 outbreak is a developing […]

World record: using equipment supplied by UOS.

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We are very proud of the fact that we manufactured and supplied the Ø420mm steel wire rope cable-laid grommets which were used by Heerema’s SSCV Sleipnir, the world’s largest crane vessel, which accomplished a 15,300 tonnes lift installing of topsides for Noble Energy’s Leviathan development in the Mediterranean.
We produce cable-laid grommets on a unique machine which ensures even tension and a tight tolerance in length, especially between matched pairs.
Over the past years our track record […]