News & Recent projects

Visit us @OTC Houston

Visit us @OTC Houston

From 1-4 May we will be present at the OTC Exchibiton&Conference in Houston. You can find us in the Holland Pavilion, booth 1629-2 Lees meer
New gangway design

New gangway design

Kenz Cranes recently unveiled a new design for an advanced and multifunctional 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 to keep maximum deck space on a vessel and brings an advantage for existing vessels in case of replacement, the company said. Because of this appliance a 360⁰ reach can be realized.The DNV GL-certified gangway can also be used for full motion compensated offshore lifts with crane hook attachment. Lees meer
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 they are very happy with this takeover not only because of the long term vision of MeeMaken BV but also because they believe in the synergy with the other companies within the group.  Robert de Rijcke, Commercial Director of Kenz Figee Group: “We believe that MeeMaken BV can lift us to the next professional level. Lees meer
Knuckle boom cranes Heerema Aegir

Knuckle boom cranes Heerema Aegir

Kenz Cranes have been awarded with a contract for the design and production of two knuckle boom cranes for Heerema Marine Contractors. These will be replacing the current knuckle boom cranes on the deepwater construction vessel Aegir. Kenz Cranes will design a 200t active heave compensated knuckle boom crane with a deep water winch suitable for 3300 mtr water depth and an outreach of 50 mtr! The other knuckle boom is a 50t crane with an outreach of 42 mtr.
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120t knuckle boom movie

120t knuckle boom movie

Click here to watch the 120t knuckle boom offshore crane at the Kenz Zaandam premises     Lees meer
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 according to the latest EN 13852 regulations including some special features like a shock absorber and counter weight to remain within the existing pedestal forces. The crane will be installed on the existing platform during the Summer of 2016. Lees meer
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. Lees meer
Transport renewed 300t crane for Seafox4

Transport renewed 300t crane for Seafox4

The crane is bought by Workfox who operates the versatile Seafox fleet (jack-up units)at offshore energy exploration sites around the world. The Seafox 4 has been contracted by Shell in the UK. Kenz Crane Services replaced the slew bearing and shortened the boom which first had a length of 87 meter (longest boom built by Kenz ever). The sheaves, pumps, engines and e-engines have been checked and revised when necessary. Lees meer
Offshore boom hoist cranes for GMS

Offshore boom hoist cranes for GMS

One of the 150t electric hydraulic boom hoist cranes which is ordered by Gulf Marine Services (GMS) is ready for transport. The other identical crane will be manufactured and delivered in 2015 as well. Lees meer
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 DNV 2.22/Norsok R002 and EN13852-1. As Kenz Cranes is one of the few suppliers able to deliver according to these standards, the company is chosen as manufacturer of the cranes which will be operational on the Norwegian continental shelf. The two West Rigel Kenz cranes have been assembled at Jurong Shipyard where they have been successfully installed and load tested under supervision of DNV on the West Rigel drilling rig. Lees meer
Kenz Knuckle Boom

Kenz Knuckle Boom

Click here to watch the 3D video for our new Knuckle Boom Crane. Lees meer
Successful Delivery

Successful Delivery

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. Lees meer
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