Thunder Cranes CEO

Interview with CEO Chris Poheng

The CEO Magazine recently interviewed Chris Poheng, CEO of Thunder Cranes Group, where he talks about humble beginnings, authenticity and the art of successful leadership in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Thunder Cranes in 2018, Chris had accumulated over 37 years of leadership experience in the global energy sector, notably with the […]


First Glimpse of TC90-05XL Offshore Portable Crane

Built in the USA, and just recently delivered to the Thunder Cranes yard in Sattahip, Thailand – TC90-O5XL pedestal crane is the latest generation of offshore portable, modular crane to be incorporated into the Thunder Cranes fleet. Developed for safer, more efficient offshore lifting solutions, our newest 90-ton offshore crane has been designed and upgraded […]

Chevron Thunder Cranes 2019 Award

Thunder Cranes Wins Award at Chevron D&C PESC Meeting

Thunder Cranes (Thailand) Ltd, proudly received an award at the Chevron Drilling & Completion PESC Meeting, in recognition of the company’s safety performance in 2019. Tom Withers, Thunder Cranes’ General Manager in Thailand was on hand to receive the award from Jeff Sanchez, Chevron’s D&C manager. Thunder Cranes has provided offshore lifting services in Thailand […]


Inaugural HSE Day 2019

HSE Day 2019 was held at the Thunder Cranes yard in Labuan, on the 5th of December, with the participation of over 50 staff from TCSB, Thunder Oilfield Services (M) Sdn Bhd, DOSH Labuan, PCSB (SK OIL), and contractor staff from SGS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, and Justrite Construction and Services Sdn Bhd. Initiated by Brain […]


Thunder Cranes Wins Chevron Contract

The Thunder Cranes Group has been providing offshore lifting services since 1994 and our latest contract is a 3-year project with Chevron Corporation supporting plug and abandonment projects in the Gulf of Thailand for some 3000 wells. The multi-million dollar contract with Chevron will see Thunder Cranes adding a further 3 brand new TC90XL cranes […]


Meet us at ADIPEC 2019

In November 2019, Thunder Cranes is taking part in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), together with our Middle East partner – Emirates Specialized Contracting & Oilfield Services (ESCO). The event will be held between 11 Nov and 14 Nov 2019 in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Join in and meet Thunder […]


Beach Clean Up

THUNDER CRANES PROUDLY SUPPORTING BEACH CLEAN UP IN LABUAN’S MARINE PARK The world, and especially Asia, is facing an epidemic of plastic waste being dumped into the oceans.  The problems go back to issues of waste collection in municipalities, of attitudes and behaviours within communities, and of over-supply of plastics in general. Whatever the reasons, […]


HSE Recognition July 2019

On 25th July 2019 we hosted a Service Quality Meeting at Thunder Cranes’ Labuan Office with the Well Intervention Department of Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd SBA (Sabah Assets). On this occasion we were honoured to be awarded the Focus Recognition Certificate to Thunder Cranes management and crew for commendable operations and HSE performance for Qtr […]

Our 25th Anniversary

2019 marks Thunder Cranes’ 25th year of operation and the company mission & core values still rings true. Striving to deliver unparalleled lifting solutions and earning the trust of customers, understanding their needs, and honouring commitments, Thunder Cranes over the past 25 years has grown to over 150 dedicated employees, with a customer-centric and safety-first […]

Petronas Focused Recognition Award

In their 25th year, Thunder Cranes continues to receive recognition from the Oil and Gas industry and is proud to be part of the Petronas SPE-WIS team’s achievement of 4 million safe man hours without LTI.At Samarang Bravo, Thunder Cranes received the Petronas Focused Recognition Award for its role in the SPE-WIS team’s continuous effort […]