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The 17th September saw the marking of an important milestone in the construction of Jumbo’s revolutionary new K3000 class vessels.

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Published on 2 Oct 2013

Jumbo is pleased to present the official footage from the launch of the first of the revolutionary new K3000 vessels. The Jumbo Kinetic, was launched on the 17th September from the Brodosplit Shipyard in Croatia. The new vessel, which represents the latest evolutionary step in the Jumbo fleet is both larger and stronger than its predecessors. For more information check out our K-Class animation at: 

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Michael Kahn MPAt Split, in Croatia, the first of the two vessels, the JUMBO KINETIC was launched. The weather conditions were perfect and those present report an exciting atmosphere and that proceedings went precisely according to plan.

Jumbo Kinetic02 273-30-09-2013Many were there to witness the momentous occasion, including members of the Jumbo management team and personnel of the shipyard, Brodosplit. After the launch a party was held to celebrate this exciting event, which brings the K-class a step closer. Once operational the new vessels will set new standards in the maritime heavy lift sector. The vessels have large, unobstructed hold and flush decks and are certified 1A Finnish Swedish Ice Class, for operations in Arctic areas. Work will now continue on the Jumbo Kinetic in Croatia, following which the vessel will sail to Huisman’s yard in China where she will be outfitted with dual 1,500t mast cranes, enabling lifting of up to 3,000t at an outreach of 20m. Click here to view a video of the launch

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Published on 19 Sep 2013

The 17th September saw the marking of an important milestone in the construction of Jumbo’s revolutionary new K-3000 class vessels.

At Split, in Croatia, the first of the two vessels, the Jumbo Kinetic was launched. The weather conditions were perfect and those present report an exciting atmosphere and that proceedings went precisely according to plan.