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Today Thunder Cranes continues to do what we are passionate about, and the results are evident in the exceptional equipment and people we deploy to some of the toughest challenges in the offshore oil and gas industry.

About Us


Thunder Cranes was founded in 1994 to service the growing need for offshore rental cranes and expert lifting solutions in the offshore oilfields of Asia. Building on a strong commitment to safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, Thunder Cranes has earned a global reputation as a trusted partner in the oil and gas industry.

Our crane rental division employs a proprietary crane technology that has enabled Thunder Cranes to stay on the leading edge of efficiency and safety in the offshore rental crane business. The key advantages are: fast installation times that continue to exceed our clients’ expectations, and a unique self-lifting system allowing our cranes to be rigged up on platforms without assistance.

Today, the Thunder Cranes system is deployed around the world in support of well intervention services, facilities engineering, plug and abandonment or platform decommissioning.

In addition to our crane rental services, we provide tailored lifting solutions in support of flare changeouts, crane changeouts, helideck skidding and other complex offshore lifting.

Together with the performance of our highly experienced personnel, our complimentary scope of services and unique modular lifting systems allow clients to optimise uptime and minimise operating costs without compromising safety in critical and complex lifting scenarios.


  • To Be A Global Leader In Lifting Solutions.


  • To Deliver Innovative Lifting Products And Services To The Oil And Gas Industry Through A Dynamic Team Of Ethically Minded People.

Core Values

  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Trustworthy
  • Accountability

Our History


Thunder Cranes was Founded in Labuan, Malaysia


Thunder Cranes wins first customer contract with Petronas Malaysia


Established operations in Brunie via a 7 years contract with Brunei Shell


Established operations in China with Devon Energy


Established operations in Thailand with Chevron


Established operations in the Middle East with Dubai Petroleum


Awarded new contract by Petronas Malaysia


Brunei Shell 2012 Extension of Contract


Awarded a 2+1 year contract with Petronas Malaysia


Awarded 3 year contract with Chevron Thailand


Awarded a 3 year contract with Petronas Malaysia


Awarded 3 year contract with Chevron Thailand

Our Commitment

  • To be a leading supplier of lifting solutions to the oil and gas industry.
  • To provide our clients with first-class service.
  • To never compromise the safety or the well-being of personnel and the environment.
  • To provide our clients with cost-effective offshore lifting solutions.
  • To provide our clients with equipment to meet API and equivalent regulations.
  • To provide our clients with experienced personnel to carry out the work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • To provide our customers with engineering support to meet their project requirements

Global Business – Local Footprint

Thunder Cranes products and services are deployed in many locations around the world, and as such our business involves the international movement of equipment and employees. In every country and region where we operate, we comply strictly with local laws & regulations, including customs, immigration, and local content rules.

Going beyond compliance, as a global company we will always look to maximise hiring and training in the locations where we work. We believe that developing local content and resources is both good business practice and an essential corporate social responsibility to local communities.

Key Personnel

Get to know our team members, each skillful in their principalities.

HSE Policy

Thunder Cranes is accredited according to international standards based on quality, safety and the environment.


Learn about our day to day operations as well as our well-equipped facilities.

Our Clients

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