COSCOL orders semi-submersible heavy lifter
China’s COSCO Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) has placed an order for a new heavy lift and transportation vessel.
The semi-submersible vessel, to be build by Guangzhou Shipyard in China, will have the overall length of 255 meters, with the deck length of 210 meters.
The vessel is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Coscol said that the 90,000 ton DWT semi-submersible vessel is a part of its plan to increase the semi-submersible fleet , in order to bolster the versatility of its fleet by providing a transport solution for the largest offshore structures.