Zaandam, Netherlands-headquartered lifting and service specialist KenzFigee, which designs and builds cranes for the marine, offshore and wind energy industries, has won a contract to deliver an offshore pedestal crane. It’s for Oslo based engineering company Aker Solutions, for use on a windfarm high-voltage direct current convertor station, for ScottishPower Renewables, on the East Anglia THREE (EA3) offshore wind farm in the UK.

The delivery involves an electric hydraulic box boom offshore Ram Luffing 2400 type designed and manufactured by KenzFigee. The crane will be designed and verified in accordance with the EN13852-1 and certified against DNVGL-ST-0378 lifting requirements, with a focus on safety, reliability and easy and low maintenance. According to KenzFigee, to ensure the highest possible quality the crane will be equipped with high-end west European brands and assembled and tested at its premises in The Netherlands. 

The expected delivery of the Ram Luffing offshore crane is scheduled for the second quarter in 2024.

“We are very pleased to have been selected by Aker Solutions for the design and delivery of our robust offshore pedestal crane for installation on the East Anglia THREE (EA3) HVDC converter station, which will be located in the North Sea off the east coast of England,” said Robert de Rijcke, CCO of KenzFigee. “This contract award perfectly fits in our strategy to increase the supply of our electrically driven products to the renewable industry”,