Spliethoff Group in Amsterdam has confirmed that it has acquired five multipurpose tweendeck vessels from the receiver of Hansa Heavy Lift
The vessels in question are HHL ELBE, HHL TYNE, HHL AMUR, HHL MISSISSIPPI and HHL NEW YORK.
HHL ELBE and HHL TYNE are 12,750 dwt vessels with a crane capacity of 2 x 300 tons. They will be renamed HUDSONGRACHT and HUMBERGRACHT.
HHL AMUR and HHL MISSISSIPPI are similar, but have have a lifting capacity of 2 x 360 tons. They will be renamed HEERENGRACHT and HOUTGRACHT.
The four vessels will be included in Spliethoff’s H-class fleet.
HHL NEW YORK is the biggest vessel, with a 19,900dwt, with 2 x 400 tons mounted portside and one 180 ton mounted for’d starboard side. Here new name is ÜRINSENGRACHT and she will join the Big Lift fleet.
All vessels will fly the Dutch flag.