COSCO gets newbuild semisub heavy-lift vessel

COSCO Shipping Co. by has received the newbuild semisubmersible Xiang Yun Kou heavy-lift vessel built by Guangzhou Shipyard International.

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SINGAPORE -- COSCO Shipping Co. by has received the newbuild semisubmersible Xiang Yun Kou heavy-lift vessel built by Guangzhou Shipyard International. The vessel has twin propellers and diesel-electric propulsion, and a deadweight of 48,231 metric tons (53,165 tons).

Xiang Yun Kou can handle cargos to 30,000 metric tons (33,069 tons) by float-on/float-off and to 20,000 metric tons (22,046 tons) by skid-on from the stern, depending up centers of gravity.

01/25/2011

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