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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” »

Dockwise LUCIUS TRUSS SPAR transport

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Sep 102013

The ±23,000t Lucius Truss Spar, measuring 184m (605ft) long and 34m (110ft) in diameter, was loaded onboard the Dockwise Mighty Servant 1 by means of skid-on operation at Pori, Finland.


About 6 weeks later the spar was discharged at Ingleside, Texas, USA where it was delivered back to Technip.

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