Semi-Submersible Heavy Lift vessel Xin Guang Hua discharge the Floating dock ‘’ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑΣ III’’ of 80,000 tns capacity, at Piraeus roads on 12.03.2018
The heavy lift mv Xin Guang Hua under the agency of COSCO Shipping Lines Greece S.A., delivered to Piraeus Port Authority on 12.03.2018 the floating dock ‘’ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑΣ ΙΙΙ΄΄ of lifting capacity of 22.000 tons and transfer capacity of 80.000 tons. With the addition of the new floating dock, which can serve vessels up to 240 meters long and 35 meters wide, Piraeus Port Authority is aiming to attract more ships to the Ship Repair Zone of Perama from the wider region of Mediterranean. The mv XIN GUANG HUA was built on 2016 with dwt 98,000 , she is the largest of the COSCO semi sub fleet and reportedly the second largest in the world. The Semi-Submersible Heavy Lift vessel is 255 meters long , 68 meters wide, so she can be used for dry transportation of ships, drilling platforms, offshore structures, jack-up rigs and construction equipment weighing up to 85,000 tons and consider as market-changing vessel.