Friday, January 05, 2007

TRANSSHELF

TransshelfThe Transshelf (IMO: 8512279, Port of Registry: Willemstad) is a semi-submersible heavy transport carrier owned by the Dutch company Dockwise that is specialised in heavy transports. The submersible deck space of the Transshelf has a size of 40 x 132 meters. The Transshelf was build in 1987, is 173 meters long, 40 meters wide and has a standard draught of 8.8 meters when sailing and a maximum draught of 21 meters when submerged. Due to its submersible features the Transshelf is mainly deployed for marine transportation of drilling rigs and offshore platform components. The Transshelf is sMaersk Guardiancheduled to arrive later today at the Maasvlakte carrying the jack-up drilling rig Maersk Guardian (IMO: 8415770, year of built: 1986) from Melbourne, Australia after a two month voyage.



1 comment:

joeriii said...

awesome ship, I made a photo of it the other day check it out:
<a href="http://joerimages.deviantart.com/art/Ship-Repair-Ship-186914507"

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