Oil and gas
Liebherr offshore cranes are deployed for the assembly, repair and supply of oil and gas extraction systems. The performance capacity, size and also the way the cranes are constructed varies according to the respective requirements profile.
Liebherr ram luffing crane RL 2650
Installed on an oil rig in North Caspian Sea off the coast of Kazakhstan.
Liebherr ram luffing knuckle boom crane RL-K 7500
Deployment on a pipe laying vessel (PLSV) in the South Atlantic near Brazil.
Liebherr mast type crane MTC 3100
Installed on an oil rig in the South Atlantic near Brazil.
Liebherr board offshore crane BOS 2600
Installed on an oil platform in the North Sea near Great Britain.
The Liebherr ram luffing crane (RL) is designed as a compact and weight-optimised crane for jack-up rigs or smaller and unmanned platforms and is used primarily for support or maintenance tasks.
Cranes of the BOS-series (board offshore cranes) are mainly installed on floating installations where larger boom lengths and higher loads are needed.
Advantages at a glance
Use in explosive areas
For use in explosive areas, the relevant customer requirements for various design solutions are available not just for the boom area but also for the whole crane. All relevant components of the crane can be reached by means of a catwalk which ensures the highest level of safety during maintenance of the crane. In accordance with the requisite construction regulations, opportunities exist to install emergency assemblies as well as software-related equipment of the crane with safety-supporting systems.
Additional equipment for pipe handling applications
Liebherr offers special equipment for handling pipes and lines for setting up oil and gas extraction systems. The ram luffing knuckle boom crane (RL-K) can be equipped with different pipe grabbers of load manipulators.
Liebherr has a very well established service network that spans the entire globe. This means that, in the event of a malfunction, a well trained service technician can get to the customer on-site as soon as possible. The high degree of standardisation across the whole product range and a permanently well stocked warehouse ensure fast provision of the necessary spare parts.