BBC Chartering, Jumbo Shipping Launch Project Cargo Alliance

Netherlands-based heavy lift shipping company Jumbo Shipping has teamed up up German project cargo specialist BBC Chartering to launch an exclusive alliance that will compete in the global project logistics segment. The alliance, known as the Global Project Alliance, brings together two market leading companies with reputed heavy-lift expertise and massive fleet capacity. … [Read more...]

Jumbo Kinetic Leaves Brodosplit for Final Outfitting

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 … [Read more...]

Jumbo Kinetic, the World’s Largest “Heavy Lifter” Cancelled One Month from Delivery

Jumbo Shipping confirmed today the cancellation of the contract for the Jumbo Kinetic, a K-class heavy lift vessel that was under construction at Brodosplit Shipyards in Croatia. The vessel had already been launched at the yard last September and perhaps a month away from delivery, however local reports in Croatia indicate some sort of disagreement had developed.  For … [Read more...]

Jumbo’s K3000 Heavy Lift Ship Launch Calls for Jumbo Photos

Jumbo this month saw the launch of the first ship in the heavy lift company's new K3000 class, named Jumbo Kinetic, at the Brodosplit Shipyard in Split, Croatia. The DP2-equipped K3000-class touts a combined lifting capacity of a WHOPPING  3,000 tons, as well as large, unobstructed hold and flush decks. In addition the vessels are certified 1A Finnish Swedish Ice Class for … [Read more...]

Transporting The World’s Largest Digger [UPDATE]

Over the weekend the Seattle waterfront was lined with spectators welcoming a heavy lift ship offloading a hulking giant: Bertha, the five-story-tall, 6,700 ton, world record winning tunneling machine that will dig a $2 billion 4-lane automotive tunnel beneath downtown Seattle. Jumbo Shipping's heavylift vessel M/V Fairpartner carried the $80 million machine on a two week … [Read more...]