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JUMBO completes first stage of Wiggins Island Coal Terminal project

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Nov 292013
 

Jumbo has recently completed her activities in the first stage of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Project in Queensland, Australia.

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Faripartner_lift_dusk-01The export terminal, when completed, will represent one of the largest such facilities in the world.

The project was planned meticulously, to ensure efficient operations. At one stage 2 J-class vessels were sailing from China, one day apart, one with gantry equipment which was discharged to barges for further transport to site and one with wharf decks which where directly discharged at the currently developed quay where in the future the coal ships will berth and be loaded from. This berth is located well outside the island to have unrestricted access to deep water. Safety, as with everything carried out by Jumbo, was given the highest priority.

Jumbo Jubilee lifts and discharges wharf deck

Work on the project commenced in May of this year, with the 1st of six consecutive voyages using mv Fairpartner. Continue reading “JUMBO completes first stage of Wiggins Island Coal Terminal project” »

Jumbo transports largest tunnel boring machine ‘Bertha’

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Apr 052013
 

Published on 3 Apr 2013

Today, 3rd April 2013, Mv Fairpartner will commence discharging the largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) ever made at the port of Seattle.

The tunnel boring machine has been built by Hitachi Zosen Corporation and loaded at Osaka, Japan. It consists of total 48 pieces weighing 7.777 metric tons and measuring 31.606 cubic meters. The heaviest item is close to 900 metric tons.

Jumbo transports largest tunnel boring machine 'Bertha'

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Jumbo’s FAIRPARTNER arrived in Seattle loaded with the largest Tunnel boring machine TBM ( in diameter) at present built in the World, the FAIRPARTNER is above seen awaiting berthing space earlier this week today Mv Fairpartner will commence discharging the tunnel boring machine (TBM) ever made at the port of Seattle. The tunnel boring machine has been built by Hitachi Zosen Corporation and loaded at Osaka, Japan. It consists of total 48 pieces weighing 7.777 metric tons and measuring 31.606 cubic meters. The heaviest item is close to 900 metric tons. Continue reading “Jumbo transports largest tunnel boring machine ‘Bertha’” »