The Chinese HLC HUA RUI LONG, assisted by tugs LIMA II and MANTA at the Caracasbaai (Curaçao) awaiting for uplifting the SEVAN BRASIL, which will be transported to Singapore.
In the background is seen the ALP GUARD
Photo: Bert de Kreek (c)
Her first cargo was a floating dock from China to Turkey:
After more than a year of planning and working closely with our client AF Offshore Decom, COSCO SHIPPING Specialized’s M/V XIN GUANG HUA safely performed the Float-on and Load-in operation of the 20,300mt CURLEW FPSO in early November together with Buksér og Berging and Mammoet.
Setting a New world record for the largest/heaviest SPMT operation, utilizing 748 Axle lines. The 235 meter long FPSO will now be further dismantled and recycled at AF Environmental Base Vats in Rogaland, Norway.
M/V Transshelf was built in Finland in 1987 for USSR (Ministry of Gas Industry) and taken over by Dockwise BV in 2004.( Commercial management was taken over much earlier)
Still manned by all Russian crews.
The ship BigLift Baffin carried four cranes along the Savannah River on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023.
Credit: Benjamin Payne / GPB News
PS> Nice tug ready to assist. Better stay away from the overhang on port side.
MV ROLLDOCK STORM arrived at Ølen Norway to unload the electric ferry LEIKANGER which was built by Sembcorp Marine and loaded in Singapore
Photo: Dmitrij Romanovic Second Engineer o/b MV ROLLDOCK STORM (c)