Jumbo orders heavy lift ship at Brodosplit

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jumbologoCroatian shipbuilder Brodosplit says it has been awarded a contract to build a heavy lift ship by Jumbo Shipping

Jumbo is one of the world’s leading shipping company for transportation of heavy or large size cargo, and the ship being built in the Brodosplit shipyard will be the largest in its fleet with a length of 152 meters and breadth of 27 meters. It will be equipped with two cranes each with a capacity of 1,100 tons. Deadweight on 8.1 meters draft will be 14.000 tons. Powered by two engines, each developing 4,500 kW at 750 rpm, it will have a speed of 17 knots.

The ship will be built to Lloyd’s Register Class and delivery is planned in the first half of 2013.

July 11, 2011

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