Courseulles jacket with OSS installation

Another success for the Gulliver!

Supported by an extensive in-house experience and know-how of offshore installation works, Scaldis has expanded its impressive track record with the Courseulles jacket with OSS installation.

In close cooperation with client SDI (DEME), the works were succesfully concluded with topside set-down on 28th of March.

Main operations conducted by HLV Gulliver involved pile cleaning, jacket transport in hooks, jacket installation, ROV survey, levelling, grouting and topside installation.

In order to improve operational efficiency and safety or to overcome technical challenges, several solutions were engineered like a Single point lifting tool, remote barge unmooring and in-hook transport of the jacket. All offshore operations were executed on DP.

Lift Crane on vessel Sea Installer

Scaldis is proud to have contributed to the crane upgrade of DEME’s jack-up vessel ‘Sea Installer’.

Scaldis was contracted for the installation of the new 1600t Huisman leg encircling crane for which the HLV “Gulliver” was mobilized to Rotterdam.

The project consisted of 2 phases: in the first phase, the crane was picked up at Huisman yard in Schiedam and put on a barge for further transport to the Maasvlakte.

The second phase comprised the lift and installation on Sea Installer’s new pedestal. Both phases required extreme levels of accuracy, because of various limitations and restrictions, but thanks to the highly professional crew, all operations were executed successfully within the foreseen timeframe.

Docking Gulliver 2023

5 years after entering in service , our specialized 4000 tons HLV Gulliver had her first dry docking in Brest , France.


Installation of 6 water intake and -outlets for the Hinkley Point Project

Scaldis is proud to have safely and successfully concluded the installation of 6 water intake and -outlets for the Hinkley Point Project. 

Installing of 8 units onto the Johan Castberg FPSO

In only 5 days, and shortly interrupted by the necessary turning of the vessel, Scaldis has successfully completed the installation of 2 pipe racks and 6 topside modules onto the hull of Equinor’s impressive Johan Castberg FPSO. The lifting operations took place at the Aker Solutions yard in Stord and have resulted in another eye catcher to Scaldis’ already extensive track record in Norwegian waters.

Arcadis Ost Offshore Substation Installation

Only 80 days after the successful cooperation at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm, Scaldis has once again installed a topside for an offshore wind farm for Bladt Industries.

Lock Gate 1 removal from the Pierre Vandamme lock

The Pierre Vandamme lock is located in the port of Zeebruges. This lock complex is the connection between the inner harbour and Belgian coast. The Pierre Vandamme lock consists of four lock gates and four bridges.

Scaldis successfully installs two offshore substations at SeaMade with new in-house developed transportation method

The two substations for the SeaMade offshore wind farm have been successfully installed in the Belgian North Sea. This installation marks a major milestone in the construction of Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm.

Installation Mermaid Topside

Scaldis has installed the first of two Topsides for the Mermaid & Seastar offshore wind farms in the Belgian North Sea and is currently preparing for the second one.

Project Award Wilhemshaven

Scaldis is proud to be awarded for the heavy lift works for Wilhelmshaven lock, by Hermann GmbH.

Gulliver installs offshore transformer station on DP

Gulliver installed her first offshore transformer station on DP, within a record time. After an extensive preparation period by our engineers and a good cooperation with our client Bladt Industries we successfully installed the substation on the 10th of September in the Belgian North Sea.

Belgian Salvage specialist Scaldis lifts Norwegian frigate out of fjord with unique Double Duo Lift method

SCALDIS, the Belgian subsidiary of DEME, Jan De Nul Group and Herbosch-Kiere, in cooperation with BOA Offshore, successfully completed the salvage of the Norwegian frigate 'KNM Helge Ingstad' last Sunday. SCALDIS developed a revolutionary lift method especially for this project, by combining its two heavy lift vessels 'Rambiz' and 'Gulliver'.


Nordsee One Jacket Installed

Rambiz installed jacket of Nordsee One substation

Agreement on Wreck Removal MV Flinterstar off Belgian Coast

Flinterstar III BV, the owner of the Dutch freighter MV FLINTERSTAR, has entered into a contract with a consortium of Belgian marine contractors to remove the wreck of the vessel which sank in the North Sea off the coast of Zeebrugge following a collision last October. The consortium will be headed by SCALDIS, a joint company of DEME, Jan De Nul and Herbosch-Kiere.

Scaldis reveals official calling name for their unique DP II Heavy Lift Vessel

Scaldis and its shareholders are very proud to announce that the vessel will sail under the name Gulliver.

HLV Rambiz to lift Stinger Transition Frame (STF) at Flushing from the barge Bumblebee to the quay

HLV Rambiz to lift Stinger Transition Frame (STF) at Flushing from the barge Bumblebee to the quay

Construction milestone reached for the new build DP II heavy lift vessel

The keel laying ceremony of the new build DP II heavy lift vessel took place on Saturday 27 February 2016 at the Hong Qiang shipyard and was attended by a delegation of Scaldis management and shareholders. The ceremony celebrated the latest construction milestone : to date steel sections weighing over 500 tons have been laid and erected in the hull assembly area.

Installation of Gemini Substations

Gemini Substations successfully installed

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