Mr Brian Chang, the owner of Calm Oceans, has begun developing two Heavy-Lift Semi submersiblessuitable for the construction and the decommissioning of offshore platforms. Each vessel is designed to lift 7,500MT with two cranes on board. The construction period will be 30 months.
Mr Brian Changhas built the largest shipyard crane in the world and tested at 25,000MT1.Thelargest shipyard crane, named the “Taisun” ,was designed in cooperation with Huisman Equipment B.V. and was built by Yantai Raffles Shipyard. It had been used to lift the deck boxesof many large semi submersible drilling-rigs and held the record of most lifts between 14,000MTto 18,000MT.
Mr Brian Chang was the founder and owner of Yantai Raffles Shipyard then until the Shipyard was sold some four years ago to CIMC of China. Mean while, Mr Brian Chang, through Calm Oceans, has pioneered the patented MCP (Mono Column Platform) Self Installing Removable Offshore Platform for the offshore oil and gas industry. The MCP, suitable for 500ft water depth, is being built at Blue Island Shipyard in China.