World’s Largest Dry-Transport Ship

Posted on February 8, 2007  Comments (0)

Blue Marlin Transport Ship photo

Blue Marlin world’s largest dry-transport vessel:

For widening the beam of the Blue Marlin from 42 to 63 meter, 130 block steel sections were produced, which started on 2 May 2003 and finished at the end of October. The total weight was approx. 8,300 tons. The blocks were pre-assembled to bigger blocks before installation and the total number of blocks ready for installation in drydock was reduced to 58 blocks. The erection of the blocks in the drydocks started on 1 September 2003. The starboard blocks first. The middle blocks of each side were assembled in three units of each approx. 35 meter long. Each unit with a total weight of 800 to 1000 tons.

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