Mariners Rescued from Disabled Barge Off Rhode Island
Three mariners were rescued from a disabled barge off the coast of Point Judith, Rhode Island on Wednesday after their tug sank. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watchstanders at...
The Jumbo Kinetic “heavy lifter” left Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard today enroute to Viktor Lenac shipyard where the twin 1,500 ton cranes will be installed and the final touches made to the vessel.
After about 10 days, the ship will be ready for sea trials.
The Jumbo Kinetic has a total capacity of 3,000 ton lifting capacity, is 14,000 tons dwt and built to LR class 1A super which means that it can break ice of up to one meter in thickness without the help of icebreakers.
After some contractual back-and-forth earlier this summer, this ship and her sister ship Fairmaster will, in the end, be delivered to Jumbo Shipping according to Brodosplit.
The final delivery price of the vessel ended up to be a bit higher than the original price ofEUR 42.5 million according to local media.
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