A new self-propelled crane vessel “Atlas Double” has successfully passed the sea trials on 25th of July 2014.
• Length 78.40 m
• Beam: 23.0 m
• Depth: 5.10 m
• Displacement: 3300 t
• Speed: 7 kn.
“Atlas Double” is a unique reloader for transshipment of bulk cargos in open seas, the only one vessel in its way .
The vessel is equipped with two Liebherr cranes with capacity of 35 tons each and outreach up to 46 m (including 10 m ex-centre platform). This will allow to handle any vessels with deadweight up to 300,000 mts with high capacity up to 40,000 mts per day.
Moreover, “Atlas Double” has an unprecedented maneuverability due to azimuth thrusters mounted in the bow and a stern of the vessel. It can perform sea passages, operate in confined waters and moor without tug boat assistance.
The vessel is designed by “Transship-design” engineering department.
A keel laying procedure for the floating crane “Atlas Double” took place at “Craneship” shipyard on the 28th of July 2013.
“Atlas Double” was solemnly launched on the 27th of February 2014.