heavy-lift ship


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heavy-lift ship

A ship specially designed and capable of loading and unloading heavy and bulky items. It has booms of sufficient capacity to accommodate a single lift of 100 tons.
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Puget Sound Pilots are scheduled to board the Zhen Hua 28, a 761-foot-long heavy-lift ship, early Friday morning in Port Angeles and begin the journey to Tacoma.
Making her ready over the next three weeks to be transported by heavy-lift ship to Portsmouth should be straightforward in comparison.
Daniels raised investment funds and found a suitable jack-up rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2006 and also secured an exemption from the US Jones Act to use a foreign heavy-lift ship to bring the rig to Alaska (there were no US-built heavy-lift ships).
Shetland coastguard manager John Webster told the Press Association earlier: "The heavy-lift ship is out at the moment trying to recover what wreckage it can from the sea.
05 m) transformer from a heavy-lift ship and loading it onto Almajdouie conventional trailers in the Jeddah Port.
It had to be piggy-backed home on a giant semisubmersible heavy-lift ship to the UK for repairs, so Steven wasn't able to return.
Finnish cargo-handling solutions provider Cargotec Corporation said on Thursday (7 June) that its MacGREGOR business area has received an order for eight heavy-lift ship cranes and eight standard ship cranes from Chinese shipyard COSCO Dalian.