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Hilli Project phase 2

JUMBO INSTALLS FIRST FLNG IN AFRICA

In 2017 Jumbo Offshore executed the first phase of the Hilli Episeyo project for Golar LNG in Cameroon. This phase involved the transportation and installation of a soft yoke anchor system. The subsequent phase of hooking-up of Golar’s first dedicated floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit to the subsea anchor system, umbilical and gas riser has now also been successfully completed in the Kribi field.

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Michael Kahn MD Jumbo signs LOI with Simple Hu General Manager CMIH

Jumbo signs LOI to order new LNG powered offshore construction vessel

Jumbo signs LOI to order new LNG powered offshore construction vessel

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The Jumbo Fly Jib Story

The Jumbo Fly Jib Story

Jumbo developed this revolutionary modular crane extension system a few years ago as an innovative adaptation of a land-based crane design, which dramatically increases the crane’s lifting height and outreach.

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Huisman VLS Tower project

First time for everything! Jumbo installs and upends a VLS Tower for Huisman

This project was the first time that Huisman (and Jumbo) installed a VLS tower outside their own yard and upended it with a Heavy lift vessel (HLV).

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Port Kembla Coal Terminal renews its Handling Equipment with a little help from Jumbo

Port Kembla Coal Terminal renews its Handling Equipment with a little help from Jumbo

In autumn 2017, the Jumbo Kinetic shipped stackers, trippers and one 1500 tonne reclaimer in two shipments from Fremantle, Western Australia to Port Kembla, NSW for our client, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions.

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Jumbo BigLift Projects – Sasol Project Completed

Jumbo BigLift Projects Sasol Project Completed!

Back in September 2015, Jumbo and BigLift separately received an invitation to bid on a Sasol project to ship 88 modules from Asia to Lake Charles, LA, US.

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Jumbo and BBC Chartering creating Global Project Alliance

2017 Jumbo and BBC Chartering creating "Global Project Alliance"

Two market leaders in their respective fields, Jumbo and BBC Chartering have agreed to an exclusive strategic co-operation; the “GLOBAL PROJECT ALLIANCE”, effective immediately. This unique co-operation between two family-owned companies brings together established and reputed heavy-lift expertise and massive fleet capacity.

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Jumbo moves to connect directly with clients in Canada

We see that in the Canadian market, our clients are increasingly requesting direct contact with Jumbo. We have observed that this way of conducting business can optimise operations and increase efficiency.

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The heaviest and largest thyssenkrupp ship unloader Jumbo has ever transported!

The heaviest and largest thyssenkrupp ship unloader Jumbo has ever transported!

This Summer Jumbo’s Fairmaster transported a large thyssenkrupp ship unloader weighing almost 1800 tonnes from Szczecin, Poland to Limerick in Ireland.

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MV Jumbo Fairmaster loads large Thyssenkrupp ship unloader

MV Fairmaster loads large Thyssenkrupp ship unloader

The loading operation of this ship unloader (1,800 tonnes) has now been completed safely and efficiently by the Jumbo team, and the Fairmaster has reached its destination in Limerick, Ireland.

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How do you install a subsea anchoring system in Cameroon?

In July 2017, Jumbo Offshore executed the first phase of a two-phase project for Golar LNG. This phase involved the transportation and installation of a soft yoke anchor system. The subsequent hook-up of a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit to the subsea anchor system – the second phase of the project – will happen at the end of the year 2017.

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Jumbo successfully transports two new ship loaders from China to South Africa

In June 2017, Jumbo Shipping successfully transported two new ship loaders from China to Richards Bay, South Africa for Sandvik. Our J-Type vessels, MV Jumbo Javelin and MV Jumbo Jubilee were both involved with transporting the two ship loaders, weighing 830 tonnes each, from Tianjin, China to Richards Bay, South Africa.

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Jumbo lifts and transports the world's largest delivery of feed barges

In May 2017, the Jumbo team set yet another landmark in shipping by completing the loading of the biggest delivery of feed barges to date.

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Jumbo Vision Norway

Jumbo Vision carries Integrated Template Structure (ITS) for Ocean Installer in Norway

Early April 2017, Jumbo was approached by a Norwegian subsea contractor, Ocean Installer, to undertake Project Johan Sverdrup. This involved carrying an Integrated Template Structure (ITS), weighing 274 tonnes, from Tønsberg to Stord in Norway on behalf of them and their end client Statoil.

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Jumbo marks its leading industry position in Heavy Lift Shipping with yet another world record

Jumbo marks its leading industry position in Heavy Lift Shipping with yet another world record

On 15th October 2016, the two flagships of Dutch heavy lift shipping specialist Jumbo Shipping, MV Jumbo Kinetic and MV Fairmaster completed the transportation of four pile clusters and two buoyancy modules for the Johan Sverdrup project in Norway.

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Jumbo Kinetic loads 4 barges in Rotterdam

Jumbo Kinetic loads 4 heavy barges in Rotterdam

In January this year Jumbo was awarded the contract of transporting 4 barges of 1,100t each from Rotterdam (The Netherlands) to Sabetta (Yamal Peninsula in Russia). The ocean transport was earmarked for Jumbo’s K-class vessel type.

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2016 Jumbo loads the most powerful mobile harbour crane in the world

Jumbo loads the most powerful mobile harbour cranes in the world

Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairlane loaded two LHM-800 Liebherr cranes. These are the most powerful mobile harbour cranes in the world that are able to unload the largest modern container ships; the Post-Panamax vessels.

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Fairmaster discharges fractionator in Tanjung Setapa (Malaysia) for RAPID project

Fairmaster discharges heaviest fractionator

On the 26th of June 2016, Jumbo's Fairmaster discharged a 1,911t weighing fractionator in Tanjung Setapa for the RAPID project in Malaysia. The succesful completion of this project marks a new record for Jumbo and its K-class vessels.

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Jumbo installs the world

Jumbo installs the world's largest underwater restaurant

Jumbo installs the world's largest underwater restaurant. The restaurant will welcome its first guests in August this year.

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MV Fairmaster sailing from La Rochelle in France to Brattvag with a VLS onboard

Fairmaster shows its strength

This January, Jumbo's mv Fairmaster transported a 1,720t Vertical Lay System (VLS) from La Rochelle in France to Brattvåg in Norway.

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Jumbo Jubilee transports Technip Prelude Piles to Australia

Jumbo transports 16 piles for the Prelude Field

In November 2015 Jumbo completed the transport of 16 piles for the Prelude Field development in North West Australia.

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Fairplayer with three FPSO modules on board

Jumbo transports FPSO modules

Fairplayer transported three FPSO modules from Laem Chabang, Thailand to Soa Jose do Norte, Brazil. HLV Fairplayer is especially fit for this job because of its lifting capabilities and flush working deck.

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Jumbo HLV Fairpartner transports Sphere

Jumbo transports large spherical tank

In July 2015, HLV Fairpartner was subcontracted to transport a 600t spherical tank and associated equipment from a client’s fabrication yard in Sattahip, Thailand, to the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG facilities in Darwin, Australia.

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Huravalhi island

Jumbo signs contract for transport and installation of underwater restaurant in the Maldives

The restaurant consists of an acrylic dome on a steel structure, has a weight of 410 metric tons and is the second one of its kind.

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2015 jubilee transports lay system

Jumbo Jubilee transports 44m high Vertical Lay System

Jumbo was awarded the contract based on the good cooperation with REEL S.A.S and the crane capacity of the Jumbo Jubilee.

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HLV Fairlane enters the port of Fecamp

Jumbo safely discharges steam generators with unique vessel solution

 HLV Fairlane transported 4 steam generators weighing 500t each in two consecutive voyages from Fos, France to Fecamp, France. Jumbo was awarded the contract due to the unique transportation solution which was needed to meet port restrictions in Fecamp.

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Jumbo lifts minehunter

Jumbo transports two minehunters for french navy

Jumbo transports two minehunters for french navy. The minehunters took part in a joint naval exercise between the French and UAE navy in the Arabian Gulf.

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Perfectly timed “spot” cargo for the Jumbo Kinetic

Perfectly timed spot cargo for the Jumbo Kinetic

Recently the Jumbo Kinetic completed the transport of a “spot” cargo consisting out of multiple crane sections from Zhangzhou, China to Geoje, Korea.

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Jumbo Offshore completes installation EnQuest Producer

Jumbo completes installation of EnQuest Producer FPSO

The FPSO mooring system was earlier installed by Jumbo’s HLCV Fairplayer. With the FPSO installation last month, Jumbo has now completed the Alma/Galia Project for EnQuest.

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Jumbo crew talking on walkie talkie

Jumbo partners up with EMAS for mobilisation Lewek Constellation

In 2014, Jumbo was awarded two contracts to mobilise various assets for EMAS’s flagship subsea construction vessel Lewek Constellation.Several HLVs from Jumbo’s fleet were deployed to solve this logistic puzzle. 

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Offshore Construction vessel Fairplayer transports Ikwhezi equipment

Jumbo completes PetroSA contract for Subsea Installation of Ikhwezi MEG Riser

End of January 2015 Jumbo completed the Subsea Installation of the replacement MEG riser for the Ikhwezi Project at the existing FA Platform.PetroSA awarded this fast track execution contract on December 5th 2014.

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Jumbo team Singapore

New office and expanded team Jumbo Singapore

Jumbo Singapore has expanded its team to serve the heavy lift shipping market and moved to the SunTec Towers. The team is looking forward to work on tons of cargo together with the client. Transported safely and delivered on time at the right destination.

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Jumbo Kinetic lifts 3000t record

Jumbo Kinetic lifts 3,000t record

Jumbo Kinetic set a new heavy lift record by lifting 3,000t during the test lift at the Huisman production facility in Zhangzhou, China. The completion of the test lift marks the successful delivery of a new generation heavy lift vessels.

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Jumbo transports two bulky accommodation modules

Jumbo transports two bulky accommodation modules

Jumbo Javelin has transported two massive accommodation modules from Trogir (Croatia) to Limbe (Cameroon) in one go for Perenco Rio del Rey. There were several challenges for Jumbo engineers.

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Fairpartner discharges shiploader for Wicet

Managing a project from A-Z

Laurens Govers, Jumbo manager commerce/shipping was recently interviewed by Heavy Lift PFI on Jumbo's role in the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) project.

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Wheatstone field development

Jumbo signs contract with Technip for Installation of Wheatstone Subsea Structures

Jumbo signed a Contract with Technip Oceania for the Installation of 13 Subsea Structures for the Chevron Wheatstone Project. The Subsea Structures comprise of Pipeline Termination Structures (PTSs), SSIV structures, Tee Protection Structures (TPSs) and Drill Centre Manifolds.

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Fairplayer at sea with Stella mooring installation equipment

Jumbo completes Ithacas Stella FPF1 mooring system

This September, Jumbo completed the mooring system pre-installation for the Greater Stella Area (GSA) development as main contractor for Ithaca Energy. Jumbo was managed by Costain Upstream, the subsea project management contractor for the GSA development.

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Accomodation in lift by Jumbo

Captain on the bridge?

At JMU AMTEC, Aioi, Japan, an accommodation was recently loaded onboard Mv Stellaprima.

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Crane Operating box

MV Fairpartner loads foundation structures

MV Fairpartner carries 11 foundation decks for Estaleiros Do Brasil Ltda (EBR) from Iskenderun in Turkey to Rio Grande (Brasil). The foundation decks, also known as pancakes, are stacked 3 high.

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IHC Fairload lifts IHC dredger in Rotterdam

MV Fairload transports a Beaver Dredger and Workboat

Recently mv Fairload loaded an IHC Beaver Dredger and a Workboat in Rotterdam, The Netherlands destined for Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico.

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2014 Jumbo Vision carries pipe laying ramp for Huisman

Jumbo Vision carries pipe laying ramp for Huisman

MV Jumbo Vision carried a pipe laying ramp for Huisman from Huisman’s quay in Schiedam, The Netherlands to Sovik, Norway. The 465t pipe laying ramp measuring 21.915 x 14.665 x 33.565m, is destined for the vessel “Ocean Installer“ which is being fitted out at the STX Sovik shipyard.

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Jumbo wins contract with Ithaca for Installation of the Stella FPF-1 mooring system in the North Sea

Jumbo wins contract with Ithaca for Installation of the Stella FPF-1 mooring system in the North Sea

Jumbo signed a Contract with Ithaca Energy for the provision of the FPF-1 Mooring System Installation for the Greater Stella Area Development. Installation of the mooring system will be done by Jumbo's Fairplayer, a state of the art DP2 Heavy Lift Vessel with 2 x 900 MTon revolving deep-water cranes.

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Ballast Nedam Offshore awards Jumbo installation Butendiek transition pieces

Ballast Nedam Offshore awards Jumbo installation Butendiek transition pieces

Ballast Nedam Offshore (BNO) is executing the foundation EPCI works for wind farm operator OWP Butendiek. As part of this, BNO has subcontracted Jumbo for the offshore transport and installation of 80 transition pieces (TPs).

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Jumbo completes first stage of Wiggins Island Coal Terminal

Jumbo completes first stage of Wiggins Island Coal Terminal

Jumbo has recently completed her activities in the first stage of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Project in Queensland, Australia. The export terminal, when completed, will represent one of the largest such facilities in the world.

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Jumbo Javelin transports modules in Brazilian cabotage project

Jumbo Javelin transports modules in Brazilian cabotage project

Mv Jumbo Javelin has successfully undertaken a cabotage project in Brazil. The cargo consisted of three modules up to 400t in weight and each one reaching 17m in height. Jumbo was contracted to carry out the project by a consortium of two companies, Galvao Engineering and Mendes Junior Oil and Gas Construction, on behalf of Petrobras.

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Jumbo transports 1600t pipe lay tower to South Korea

Jumbo transports 1,600t pipe lay tower to South Korea

Jumbo has successfully completed the transportation of the first of two flexible pipe lay towers to Okpo, South Korea, for their client, Real/Imeca. Imeca received the order to develop the flexible pipelay system for the newly constructed Technip Odebrecht JV* pipe lay support vessels.

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MV Fairlane transports 420t shiploader

MV Fairlane transports 420t shiploader to Port of Palua Venezuela

The Mv Fairlane has successfully discharged and positioned a shiploader weighing 420t (58 x 16.3 x 28m) at the Port of Palua, Venezuela. Also on board were a 35t tripper car (24 x 4.2 x 9.1m), telescopic chute and supporting structure weighing 10t (9.5 x 3.1 x 4.2).

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Layout Western Isles field development

Jumbo signs contract with Subsea 7 for Installation of Western Isles Mooring Piles and Ground Chains

On Tuesday 12th of March Jumbo signed a Contract with Subsea 7 for the provision of the FPSO Mooring Piles and Ground Chains Installation for the Dana Western Isles Development Project (WIDP).

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In 2013 mv Daniella transports 4 Liebherr cranes

Mv Daniella transports 4 Liebherr cranes

The cranes, each with a footprint of approximately 22m had to be placed on-board a single vessel 98m LOA, with deck space of 71m. Each of the cranes was lifted on-board using the Daniella’s dual mast cranes and then driven into stowage position once on deck.

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2012 Jumbo loads world

Jumbo loads world's biggest Goliath crane

Jumbo’s Fairpartner finished loading the world’s biggest Goliath gantry crane in Mokpo, South Korea. The dissembled crane has a total volume of 58,745 cbm, weighs 6,506t and is being shipped to Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.

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Jumbo lifts minehunter

Mv Jumbo Jubilee transported two boilers and two mine hunters

Jumbo Jubilee transported two boilers and minehunters

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2011 Three shipments for the Habshan 5 Process Plant Project

Three shipments for the Habshan 5 Process Plant Project

Jumbo Shipping recently completed three shipments for the Habshan 5 Process Plant Project near Abu Dhabi. These shipments executed by HLV Jumbo Javelin and Jumbo Jubilee included some of the heaviest and largest items transported by Jumbo ever.

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Successful transport and placement of submarine

Successful transport and placement of submarine

Jumbo transported the submarine Ouessant S623 from France to Malaysia. A special framework had to be designed in order for the submarine to stay intact during lifting on and off Jumbo’s Fairpartner and during transport over sea and land.

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Jumbo Shipping delivers a 71-metre-tall and 29-metre-wide container crane

Jumbo Shipping delivers very large crane

Jumbo Shipping delivered a 71-metre-tall and 29-metre-wide container crane to the Port of Sète (France) for its client Eurocrane.

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Loading a LNG module

Loading a LNG module

Jumbo Shipping completed a challenging project that really put its engineering and logistic departments plus the ship crews to the test with an LNG module.

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Jumbo Fairload transports Lovomotives Electro Motive Canada

5 Locomotives Electro Motive Canada

Jumbo ships 5 locomotives Electro Motive Canada

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