KenzFigee wins contract for offshore crane

Netherlands-headquartered lifting specialist KenzFigee has agreed to provide Aker Solutions with an offshore pedestal crane for the Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farm developed by Vattenfall.

Offshore ram luffing type crane on Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) substation. (Photo: KenzFigee)

The delivery involves an electric hydraulic box boom offshore ram luffing 2400 type with a safe working load (SWL) of 20 tonnes, designed and manufactured by KenzFigee, for installation on the Norfolk Vanguard HVDC (high-voltage, direct current) converter station situated off the coast of Norfolk in the UK.

The crane is designed and verified in accordance with EN13852-1 and certified to DNVGL-ST-0378 lifting requirements.

The crane will be tested at KenzFigee’s site before being delivered in the third quarter of 2024.

“We consider this contract an important milestone for KenzFigee as it strengthens our partnership with Aker Solutions in the renewable energy industry, and hope it will be the basis for a long-term cooperation between KenzFigee and Aker Solutions,” said Maikel Takken, CEO of KenzFigee.

“We are proud to support Aker Solutions with this project and look forward to a successful delivery.”


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