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Joint effort of MeeMaken companies pays off

Joint effort of MeeMaken companies pays off

Blue Offshore and KenzFigee work together on the design and fabrication of a tensioner for Boskalis’ crane vessel ‘GIANT 7’ Blue Offshore and KenzFigee, both companies of the MeeMaken Group, have joined forces to fabricate a new rental tensioner for Blue Offshore’s client Boskalis in a record time of only 6 weeks. The tensioner, designed by Blue Offshore in cooperation with Selmers -also a MeeMaken company- is currently at the KenzFigee production facility in Zaandam, the Netherlands for final assembly, commissioning and testing. After completion of the work in Zaandam, the tensioner will be mobilized to the crane vessel ‘GIANT 7’ of Boskalis in Rotterdam during the course of week 37. The tensioner, controlling a subsea cable or pipe during subsea operations, will be placed on top of Blue Offshore’s loading tower installed on the ‘GIANT 7’ and deployed on the Borssele Alpha offshore wind project.    ....read more >

The 'Eagle' has landed at KenzFigee

The 'Eagle' has landed at KenzFigee

This morning, 30 August 2019, the 1997-built Figee Lemniscate crane 'Adelaar' (Eagle), with a capacity of SWL 36t, has arrived at the quayside of KenzFigee in Zaandam. After more than 22 years of extensive use at the Rietlanden Terminals in Amsterdam, the 'Adelaar' will undergo an overhaul. Next week the KenzFigee specialist service engineers will start the overhauling of the luffing drive. The luffing drive will be completely disassembled and transported into our workshop facility where it will be taken apart to change out the bearings, shafts, gears and to overhaul the gearbox. After reassembling, aligning and a dry test run the luffing drive will be reassembled.....read more >

A1 Offshore Solutions ApS and KenzFigee teamed up

A1 Offshore Solutions ApS and KenzFigee teamed up

A1 OFFSHORE SOLUTIONS ApS AND KENZFIGEE TEAMED UP to offer a safe and reliable ready to use Walk-to-Work (W2W) offshore solution A1 Offshore Solutions ApS in Denmark, a renowned provider of offshore service vessels and KenzFigee, world’s leading supplier of innovative lifting- and offshore equipment solutions, are pleased to announce that they have signed a cooperation agreement ....read more >

KenzFigee delivers fully tailored offshore crane to BESIX

KenzFigee delivers fully tailored offshore crane to BESIX

KenzFigee delivers a fully custom-tailored offshore boom hoist crane equipped with its first remote condition-based monitoring system to client BESIX in Dubai. BESIX Group, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium awarded KenzFigee the contract for the replacement of the existing ringer crane on board of its SEP (self-elevating platform) ‘RIMA’ to maximize performance in lifting capacity and speed of work. The award decision was based on KenzFigee’s technical capabilities and expertise, which were fully in line....read more >

KENZFIGEE INCREASES FOOTPRINT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

KENZFIGEE INCREASES FOOTPRINT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

KenzFigee has opened new branch office in Abu Dhabi UAE KenzFigee, world’s leading supplier in the design, production and maintenance of innovative lifting- and hoisting solutions for the offshore- and harbor industries, recently opened its branch office in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Together with partner NAMA development enterprises, KenzFigee will operate from its own office in the Fotouh Al Khair Centre in Abu Dhabi. From this ....read more >

Launch of Liftwerx GenHook™ up-tower crane system at KenzFigee

Launch of Liftwerx GenHook™ up-tower crane system at KenzFigee

LiftWerx, a specialist in alternative lifting solutions for wind turbine corrective repairs, in close co-operation with KenzFigee and Eager.one, has developed the world’s most cost effective, versatile, and environmentally-friendly up-tower crane for the wind energy O&M industry. LiftWerx’s GenHookTM cranes are designed to perform major corrective repairs in wind turbine nacelles. In less than one year, ....read more >

KenzFigee signs partner agreement with Saudi Drill

KenzFigee signs partner agreement with Saudi Drill

KenzFigee, world’s leading supplier in the design, production and maintenance of innovative lifting- and hoisting solutions for the offshore- and harbor industries, is pleased to announce that they recently signed a partner agreement with Saudi Drill. This agreement will cover the representation of KenzFigee’s tailor-made marine cranes, offshore equipment solutions and services by Saudi Drill in the GCC....read more >

Two new projects: GenHook & RotorHook™

Two new projects: GenHook & RotorHook™

For our sister company LiftWerx, we will design two interesting lifting objects: the Genhook and RotorHook™. The GenHook (grey crane at image) has a capacity of more than 26t and will be used for the maintenance of wind turbines, specifically to exchange generators and gearboxes of the turbines. We will design and deliver two GenHooks to LiftWerx. Rated at a lifting capacity of 75 tonnes, the RotorHook™ (yellow) is an industry-leading innovation which is designed to lower and lift a fully-assembled wind turbine rotor and main shaft, eliminating the need to utilize a large conventional crane on the ground.  The RotorHook™ will set a new standard in performing major component corrective repairs.....read more >

New CEO Jan Pieter Kenz Figee Group

New CEO Jan Pieter Kenz Figee Group

Jan Pieter Klaver appointed as new CEO for the Kenz Figee Group. MeeMaken BV, the participation company and investment fund of Roderik van Seumeren and Natasja Sesink, since 2016 owner of Dutch offshore crane supplier Kenz Figee Group, has appointed Jan Pieter Klaver as new CEO, who will lead the company to the next stage. Jan Pieter served at Heerema for 26 years in a variety of positions, amongst others....read more >

Kenz Cranes will deliver boom hoist crane to BESIX

Kenz Cranes will deliver boom hoist crane to BESIX

BESIX, a worldwide multidisciplinary company with a leading position in its markets: construction, property development and concessions, has chosen Kenz Cranes as a trusted partner in the maritime and offshore industry for the design and construction of a fully customized diesel hydraulic boom hoist crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 240t to be installed on board a jack-up. Specializing in custom-made....read more >

Kenz in uitzending RTL Z

Kenz in uitzending RTL Z

Alles over kranenbouw is zondag 1 oktober te zien in de uitzending maritiem van 'Doe Maar Duurzaam'; een informatief programma over diverse ontwikkelingen en innovaties. Kenz Figee Group produceert en levert kranen voor diverse opdrachtgevers wereldwijd. Deze kranen worden ontworpen op de tekentafel naar de specifieke wensen van de klant. Hoe deze kranen ontworpen ....read more >

New gangway design

New gangway design

Kenz Cranes recently unveiled a new design for an advanced and multi-functional offshore gangway construction with an X-wing foundation. The design of the fully motion compensated gangway will be used for personnel transfer to wind turbines. "The X-wing allows the gangway to keep maximum deck space on a vessel and brings an advantage for existing vessels in case of replacement", ....read more >

New shareholder Kenz Figee Group

New shareholder Kenz Figee Group

Kenz Figee has a new owner/shareholder: MeeMaken BV. MeeMaken BV is an active participation company with a large worldwide network and a strong portfolio comprising service companies to the offshore energy business. The former senior management at Mammoet, Roderik van Seumeren and Natasja Sesink will be the new owners of Kenz Figee as partners of MeeMaken BV. Kenz Figee stated that ....read more >

Knuckle boom cranes Heerema Aegir

Knuckle boom cranes Heerema Aegir

KenzFigee has been awarded a contract for the design and production of two knuckle boom cranes on the deepwater construction vessel 'Aegir' for Heerema Marine Contractors.  KenzFigee will design a 200t active heave compensated knuckle boom crane with a deep water winch suitable for 3,300 meter water depth and an outreach of 50 mtr! The other knuckle boom is a 50t crane with an outreach of 42 mtr. ....read more >

Crane order Shell UK

Crane order Shell UK

Kenz Cranes has been awarded with the order for the delivery of a boom hoist crane for the Shell Brent Alpha Platform in the North Sea Specialized in custom-made and fit-for-purpose hoisting and lifting equipment, Kenz Cranes will design and build a diesel hydraulically driven crane (DHC 15/2200 boom hoist) for Shell to replace the 30 year old Link-Belt crane on the platform. The Kenz crane will be built....read more >

Development of gangways

Development of gangways

Kenz is in charge of the engineering and manufacturing of two telescopic gangways used in the nearby future by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company. These gangways will be two identical electric hydraulic driven: 15-25/1800 OS gangways and will be ready by the end of this year. ....read more >

Transport modified 300t crane for Seafox4

Transport modified 300t crane for Seafox4

After a successful refurbishment by Kenz Crane Services, the KenzFigee built and modified boom hoist offshore pedestal crane destined for the jack-up unit 'Seafox 4', has been transported to Rotterdam last week. Kenz Crane Services installed the crane and replaced the slew bearing and shortened the boom, which originally had a boom length of 87 meter. This was the longest....read more >

Offshore boom hoist cranes for GMS

Offshore boom hoist cranes for GMS

One of the 150 tons electric hydraulic boom hoist cranes, ordered by Gulf Marine Services (GMS), is ready for transport and installation. The other ....read more >

Ultra high spec cranes delivery Jurong

Ultra high spec cranes delivery Jurong

Following its successful installation and commissioning at the Jurong Shipyard in Singapore, two EHC 100/4000 boom hoist cranes are handed over to Seadrill for the West Rigel semi-submersible. Specializing in custom made and fit-for-purpose hoisting and lifting equipment, Kenz Cranes designed and built the two cranes in the Netherlands according to the highest Norwegian standards....read more >

Successful delivery Cosco China

Successful delivery Cosco China

Kenz Cranes recently delivered two identical 25t Ram Luffing cranes to Cosco shipyard in China. Upon arrival, these cranes will be installed on Dana Petroleum Western Isles Development Project FPSO, which is set to operate off the British coast.....read more >

New Orders for POSH

New Orders for POSH

Kenz Cranes was recently awarded the manufacturing and delivery of another two Boom Hoist cranes. In total, KenzFigee will deliver five boom hoist cranes to POSH. The first is a 100 tons diesel hydraulic crane that has already been delivered to POSH in 2014 and will be used on their accommodation vessel 'Bawean'. The second and third cranes....read more >

Successful Delivery Boom Hoist cranes Jurong Singapore

Successful Delivery Boom Hoist cranes Jurong Singapore

Kenz Cranes successfully tested and delivered a set of two 100t Boom Hoist cranes to Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. Upon delivery, the cranes were commissioned for installation on Seadrill's West Rigel semi-submersible.....read more >

Joint effort of MeeMaken companies pays off

Blue Offshore and KenzFigee work together on the design and fabrication of a tensioner for Boskalis’ crane vessel ‘GIANT 7’ Blue Offshore and KenzFigee, both companies of the MeeMaken Group, h...

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The 'Eagle' has landed at KenzFigee

This morning, 30 August 2019, the 1997-built Figee Lemniscate crane 'Adelaar' (Eagle), with a capacity of SWL 36t, has arrived at the quayside of KenzFigee in Zaandam. After more than 22 years of ext...

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A1 Offshore Solutions ApS and KenzFigee teamed up

A1 OFFSHORE SOLUTIONS ApS AND KENZFIGEE TEAMED UP to offer a safe and reliable ready to use Walk-to-Work (W2W) offshore solution A1 Offshore Solutions ApS in Denmark, a renowned provider of offshore ...

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