FKAB China Secures Conversion Contract from ZPMC Shipping

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FKAB China has secured a design order from ZPMC’s Shipping arm for conversion of a 15 years old afrmax tanker to semi-submersible heavy lift vessel.

FKAB China Secures Conversion Contract from ZPMC Shipping

After conversion the heavy lift vessel will be able to transport container cranes, offshore rigs and other heavy cargoes. Cargo can be loaded/unloaded by roll-on/roll-off or floating on/floating off. Total cargo deck area of about 170m x 42m, can be submerged 9m below waterline.

The conversion will be carried out in a repairing shipyard in Shanghai area.

FKAB China will be responsible for conversion design including concept design and basic class drawings.

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FKAB, January 31, 2014

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