‘Skyline’ – Floating crane – Lemniscate
Built: 2005, at Ravestein, Netherlands
Class: BV – SS: 10/2025
Class Notation: I Hull; Pontoon – crane -no propulsion; unrestricted navigation
LOA: 60m, Beam: 22m, Depth: 3.48m
DWT: 2,800 mts
Deck load: 10 t/m2
Main engines 2 Caterpillar C32 874kW
Crane: Lemniscate Nista 25 tonnes in grab mode or 32 tonnes as general cargo. 2 grabs – 19m3 or 16.5m3.
Slewing speed : 1.0-1.5 per minute depending on the outreach of the crane. Hoisting is 120m per minute.
Capacity if between 700-800 t/h depending on product and vessel size.
History: In 2005 converted to floating crane. Floating crane worked in the Netherlands until 2008. Then reclassed BV. After classification in 2009 was shipped to Colombia where she was used for loading offshore coal until 2013. In 2013 she was towed to Dominican Republic, where she was used for offshore loading for Capesize vessels with Bauxite until 2015. Currently working in Europe.