World Offshore Fleet - Ships Particulars

Pioneering Spirit (Crane ship, pipelay)

Pioneering Spirit (ex Pieter Schelte) is the largest construction vessel in the world. She was specially designed for the single-lift installation and removal of large oil and gas platforms and the installation of record-weight pipelines. Vessel is equipeed with dynamic positioning system class 3 Kongsberg K-Pos DP-22 and 2 x cJoy system. Accomodation for 571 persons. Vessel was built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in period from 2011 to 2014.

Pioneering Spirit - ships particulars


Pioneering Spirit, vessel particulars:

Owner: AllSeas
Type: Crane vessel, pipelay
IMO: 9593505
Year: 2014
Length OA (incl. tilting lift beams and stinger): 477 m
Length OA (excl. tilting lift beams and stinger): 382 m
Beam: 124 m
Displacement: 1,000,000 t (at maximum draught)
Deadweight: 499125 t
Total installed power: 95,000 kW
Operating draught: 10-27 m
Speed: 14 kn.
Deck cranes: Special purpose cranes of 5000 t and 600 t, 3 x pipe transfer cranes of 50 t
Helideck: Maximum take-off weight 12.8 t, suitable for Sikorsky S-61 and S-92 helicopters

Pipelay, construction vessel Crane vessel

Photo: AllSeas


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