Jackup GMS Endurance under construction in Abu Dhabi

Gulf Marine Services and MSC Gusto are constructing the GMS Endurance, a self-propelled self elevating jackup barge that can operate in water depths of up to 65 m (213 ft).

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ABU DHABI, UAE -- Gulf Marine Services and MSC Gusto are constructing the GMS Endurance, a self-propelled self elevating jackup barge that can operate in water depths of up to 65 m (213 ft). The vessel features accommodation for 150 people, 1,000 cu m of deck space, a deck load of 11,350 metric tons (12,511 tons), self propelled DP-2, a heavy-lift crane capacity of up to 350 metric tons (386 tons), and four legs for faster jacking on location.

Its hull is currently being towed to the company’s Mussafah shipyard for completion in 2010. The jackup is the first of two new Gusto 2500X vessels under construction this year.

10/05/2009

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