IHC Merwede Shipyard in the Netherlands has launched a heavy lift vessel for Seaway Heavy Lifting at its IHC Merwede Offshore & Marine facility in Krimpen aan den Ijssel.

The Oleg Strashnov, equipped with a 5,000mt crane capacity, is the largest monohull heavy lift vessel ever built by IHC Merwede, marelink.com reports.

The ship is designed for the installation and removal of offshore platforms, subsea constructions and special projects.