PALFINGER Cranes for Sangomar FPSO


PALFINGER has been selected by MODEC, the leading provider and operator of floating production systems for the global oil and gas industry, to supply two wire luffing lattice boom cranes to a FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) vessel being built for the Sangomar field in Senegal.


The FPSO will be deployed at the Sangomar field, around 100 km south of Dakar, Senegal, with delivery scheduled in 2023. It will be capable of processing 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day, 130 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, 145,000 barrels of water injection per day and will have a minimum storage capacity of 1,300,000 barrels of crude oil. 


PALFINGER will deliver two DKW1600 wire luffing lattice boom cranes with a maximum lifting capacity of 30 metric tons and a maximum outreach of 35 meters to the FPSO. Sverre Mowinckel-Nilsen, Sales Director PALFINGER Marine and Handling Solutions says:

“We are proud to be selected as the supplier of the main cranes onboard the first FPSO for Senegalese waters and we are looking forward to continue our long-term relationship with MODEC.”



As a global partner for innovative and reliable deck equipment and lifesaving appliances, PALFINGER's marine business supplies high-quality products to fulfill standardized and customized demands. Supported worldwide by a network of experienced and skilled specialists, we provide flexible and efficient service solutions. Our portfolio gives a competitive edge for customers in the maritime and offshore industry.


The international mechanical engineering firm of PALFINGER is the global leader for innovative crane and lifting solutions. With a workforce of approximately 10,800, 34 manufacturing sites and a worldwide network of dealerships and service centers at over 5,000 locations, PALFINGER is always close to the customer.

As the leader in its engineering field, the company aims to ensure its partners’ business success in the long term by providing solutions and products that remain economically and ecologically viable in the future. Its broad product and model portfolio allow PALFINGER to take digitalization and the deployment of artificial intelligence to new levels.

As a global company with strong roots in its home region, PALFINGER is convinced that thinking and acting in the interest of sustainability plays a vital role in successful business operations. That is why the company assumes social, ecological and economic responsibility along the entire value chain.

PALFINGER AG has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1999 and in 2020 achieved a revenue of EUR 1.53 billion.

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Eva-Maria Wimmer | Marketing & Communication | PALFINGER MARINE
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