Heavy lift vessel Oleg Strashnov launchedVessel & ROV News // September 1, 2009
IHC Merwede has announced that the launch of the heavy lift vessel Oleg Strashnov for Seaway Heavy Lifting took place on 22 August 2009, at the IHC Merwede Offshore & Marine facility in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.
With its 5,000 tonne crane capacity the vessel is the largest monohull heavy lift vessel in the world and is the largest vessel ever built by IHC Merwede.
The vessel is designed for the installation and removal of offshore platforms, subsea construction and special projects. The introduction of the vessel will more than double Seaway Heavy Lifting’s capacity.