Heavy Lift Consignment: SAL Pull Out All the Stops
The Type 176 heavy-lift ship had all necessary facilities for a complex contract like the Tupras Project: a combined crane capacity of up to 1,400 mtons, huge deck capacity and a wide range of lifting equipment.
Destined for the Tupras Refinery, MV “Regine transported eight reactors from Japan and Korea to Turkey. Four units were loaded in Muroran/Japan, the heaviest being a cracking reactor of 917 mtons. Four more reactors were then loaded in Ulsan/Korea, using the vessel’s deck space to full capacity. All in all, the vessel carried an enormous weight of 5,776 mtons – a total of 27,028 cbm.