February 1, 2016
A 13,200MT Lift- WOrld's Largest Single Boom Crane Vessel Sets World Record During Lifting Testing
HOUSTON, TX -- ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor Ltd. (ZOMC) is pleased to announce the lifting testing has been successfully completed for Zhen Hua 30, the world's largest self-propelled single boom crane vessel.
After completing integration of the 12 DPII thrusters, final commissioning commenced at ZPMC's Chanxiang base in December. Throughout January, Zhen Hua 30 completed a series of lifting tests and verified the as-built capacity of the main hook with a 7,700T lift in revolving mode and a 13,200MT lift in tie-back mode.
In addition to the ABS, the testing was witnessed by several domestic and international clients as well as Chinese and Korean government officials to confirm completion of the lifting testing.
After successful completion of the lifting testing, the vessel will now commense testing for DP, FMEA, and the mooring system prior to handover.
ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor Ltd. (ZOMC) is a strategic joint venture between ZPMC Offshore Services Group and OffshoreTech LLC. The global alliance will provide the oil and gas market with access to unique niche vessels and best in class engineering for execution of a broad range of complex offshore projects serving client needs through the full lifecycle of a facility from greenfield installation, brownfield modifications, and ultimately decommissioning. The fleet currently consists of 2 heavy lift vessels, 23 transportation vessels, 5 shear leg cranes, 18 tugs, 22 barges, and 3 jack-up barges.
Additional vessel specifications and further market updates can be found at www.zomc.com.