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Aframax Tanker Converted to Semi-Submersible Heavy Lift Vessel

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 2/25/2015, Location: Asia

MV Zhen Hua 7, the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel (SSHLV) converted from an aframax tanker, have successfully completed various trials and tests, is now under her way to Africa for cargo operation.

FKAB conducted the conversion design for Chinese ship owner Zhenhua Shipping Co., Ltd. During conversion design stage, FKAB have been working closely with owner to achieve maximum possible cargo loading flexibility through optimization of structure and ballast system configuration.

The converted SSHLV will be able to transport container cranes, offshore rigs and other heavy cargoes etc. Cargo can be loaded/unloaded by roll-on/roll-off or floating on / floating off method. Total area cargo deck is about 170m x 42m. The full length of cargo deck can be submerged 9m below waterline.

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