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The 2000 Ton SWL Gantry crane of Kone erected at Ecovix Rio Grande Shipyard

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Feb 032014
 

KONE from Finland manufactured and installed a 2000 Tons Gantry crane at the Rio Grande Shipyard in Brazil, to assist in the construction of FPSO’s  for the Brazilian oil company PETROBRAS

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World's Largest Crane on the Discovery Channel

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Jumbo books 4 sailings with Pipe lay towers

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Sep 272013
 

Jumbo has successfully completed the transportation of the first of two flexible pipe lay towers to Okpo, South Korea, for their client, Real/Imeca.

17 Sep 2013

Imeca received the order to develop the flexible pipelay system for the newly constructed Technip Oderbracht JV* pipe lay support vessels. The Joint Venture will charter the vessels to Petrobras, who will use them to install umbilical and flexible flowlines and risers to connect subsea wells to floating production units in waters up to over 2,500m deep offshore Brazil, including in the pre-salt area.

KIKI9749The project involved a series of four voyages for Jumbo, plus the engineering of a suitable outrigger frame, specific to the project, to handle the shipments. The initial phase was the collection of the first of two base structures from Gydnia, Poland. Jumbo chartered a vessel to undertake the first stage of the project, as, after the award of contract there was a limited space of time before project activity commenced. This meant that it was not possible to schedule one of Jumbo’s J-class vessels. Continue reading “Jumbo books 4 sailings with Pipe lay towers” »