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Damen Concludes Keel Laying on 75 Metre Crane Barge

Logistic News - Published on Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Image Source: Damen Yichang Shipyard Crane Barge
Damen Shipyards Group successfully concluded keel laying for the Crane Barge 7532 that is going to be delivered in Panama, following award of tender in August last year. The barge is being built at Damen Yichang Shipyard in Hubei Province, China. The yard is almost back to full capacity following the recent coronavirus outbreak. Conscious of the need to protect the health and wellbeing of all working at the yard and in the community, Damen continues to take strict safety measures. The 75 x 32 metre Crane Barge will succeed, a 77-year old crane still in operation. Following construction, the new Crane Barge 7532 will be outfitted with a state-of-the-art crane at Huisman’s Zhangzhou facility, giving it the capability to lift 625 tonnes at 25 metres.

After the crane installation, the Crane Barge will cross the Pacific on a heavy lift vessel and arrive at the anchorage area of Balboa in Panama where final tests will be conducted before it enters service.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Thu, 02 Jul 2020
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