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 MARINE 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. While PALFINGER celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2022, PALFINGER MARINE celebrates its 30th anniversary.



PALFINGER is an international technology and mechanical engineering company and the world's leading producer and provider of innovative crane and lifting solutions. With around 11,700 employees, 34 locations and a worldwide sales and service network of around 5,000 service points, PALFINGER creates added value from the challenges of its customers. PALFINGER is consistently continuing on its course as a provider of innovative, complete solutions that deliver increased efficiency and better operability, while leveraging the potential of digitization along the entire production and value chain.

PALFINGER AG has been listed on the Vienna stock exchange since 1999, and in 2021 achieved record revenue of EUR 1.84 billion. In 2022, PALFINGER celebrates its 90th anniversary under the tagline “Celebrating the future since 1932”.

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Eva-Maria Wimmer | Marketing & Communication | PALFINGER MARINE
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