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Zhen Hua 29 with Jack-up JB1 arrive in Port Klang

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DSB Offshore News Floflo transportPress release December 2014:
The 1987-built ‘Zhen Hua 29’ semi-submersible heavy load carrier (IMO 8700498) managed by ZPMC arrived in Port Klang, Malaysia earlier this month carrying jack-up ‘JB1’. With dims. 49 x 30m, the jack-up comfortably piggy backed on this 243m long heavy carrier with a deck space of 165 x 42 m2.
In the photograph the vessels are en route from Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. JB1 is a dedicated piling jack-up with 8 legs of 57m and a large moon pool. She was brought in specially, two and a half years ago, to do the piling work on one of the great infrastructure projects in Australia РWiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET).
The heavylift flo-flo transport was arranged by DSB Offshore shipbrokers who arranged the original dry towage of ‘JB1’ to Australia in 2012.
Press release appeared in Towingline.com newsletter v89 28 December 2014.

 

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