Offshore Shipping Online

A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkson Research

  • Offshore Intelligence Monthly
  • Menu

    Twin Marine Lifter gets backing from EU

    News // December 14, 2001
    The European Commission in Brussels has decided to support the development of the Twin Marine Lifter heavy lift concept developed by SeaMetric International AS in Norway.

    SeaMetric says the EU finds the single lift concept very promising on cost, safety and environmental aspects and, has therefore decided to supporting further development of the concept.

    This will enable SeaMetric to perform extensive model testing and to develop a control and simulation system. The EU funded development project will start early 2002. The project will involve companies and research institutions in Norway and UK.

    The Twin Marine Lifter concept has also been nominated for the ONS 2002 Innovation award, and has attracted interest from the Minerals Management Services (MMS) in the US.

    More articles from this category

    More news