Protea is a leading supplier of offshore handling systems including BOP Cranes with a lifting capacity of more than 550mT and a lift height of over 20m. Since 2008 Protea has delivered over 25 cranes for BOP handling to drilling rigs worldwide.
Blow-out preventer (BOP) units for new generation drilling rigs are highly complex mechanical devices, with weight excessing 400mT. The BOP cranes are used for horizontal and vertical movement of the BOPs and are key system components on offshore drilling rigs.
Protea BOP handling cranes have a proven track record and are in service globally with operators such as Statoil, Transocean, Seadrill, CNOOC and Ensco.