Brodosplit has layed the Keel for Hull 473, a one of two Heavy Lift Vessels which are being built for Dutch Jumbo Shipping and which represent the most complex project built in Croatian shipyards.
The Heavy Lift Vessels with 152m length, 27m width and 14.000t deadwight at draft of 8,1m, will be equipped with two engines of 4500 kW at 750 rev/min, which would enable them to develop maximum speed of 17 knots.
They will be equipped with two cranes each, with a total lifting capacity per vessel of over 3000t max, which would make them the biggest in Jumbo’s fleet.
The ships are being built in Lloyd’s Register class. Delivery of the first vessel is due in the first half of 2013, and the second will be delivered by the end of 2013.
Press Release, July 23, 2012