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Conquest MB1 Heading for London Gateway

September 30, 2013

Photo by Hans van der Linden

Photo by Hans van der Linden

Accompanied by tugs En Avant 20 and Sea Charly Conquest MB1 is outbound Flushing, the Netherlands, heading for London gateway, U.K.

Conquest MB1 is under contract of charterer DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC) for a project at the London Gateway.

The 136m x 36m x 8m barge has a free deck space of 3,700 m² for 9,000 t of cargo, a permissible deck strength of min. 20 ton/m² and an accurate and fully automated anti-heeling system. The 1,400 ton crane enables custom reeving, with lifting speeds up towards 1.5 m/sec and a swing speed of 1 deg/sec.

Conquest Offshore BV is targeting both oil and gas, as wind energy market for offshore transportation, construction and decommission.

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