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BigLift Shipping Expands Heavy Lift Fleet

BigLift Shipping said it has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel

The new build vessel, to be named Happy Sun, will be identical to BigLift’s Happy Star and will be built by Ouhua Shipbuilding in Zhoushan, China

The new vessel is expected for delivery in the first quarter of 2018

Happy Sun will feature two 900-metric-ton Huisman Heavy Lift Mast Cranes which will make her geared for the handling of heavy cargoes all over the world. With her high crane pedestals and lengthened jib she will have a lifting height only matched by her sister Happy Star in the worldwide fleet of heavy lift vessels

Happy Sun will be 156 meters long and will have a 29-meter deck with 18,374-metric-ton deadweight

Her length and the forward position of her superstructure will offer a single, large cargo hold and a wide, open deck area

She will be fitted with pontoon type hatch covers and a large poop deck which will make the vessel’s full deck area available for cargo stowage

Happy Sun tween deck will be adjustable in height and she will be allowed to sail with open weather deck hatches at a draught of up to 7.5 meters

Furthermore, she will have Finnish/Swedish 1A Ice Class notation
Her service speed will be 15 knots

With Happy Sun, BigLift’s fleet will comprise 16 heavy lift vessels with lifting capacities up to 1,800 metric tons - Marine Link

20 oktober 2015 op de Nieuwe Waterweg bij Maassluis,
bestemming Damen Shiprepair te Schiedam met 22 schepen aan boord

Bouwjaar 2014, imonummer 9661259, grt 18374
Eigenaar Scheepsbelang Happy Star C.V., Amsterdam
Manager BigLift Shipping B.V., Amsterdam
Gebouwd Ouhua Shipyard, Zhoushan / 646
LxBxH 154.80 x 26.50 x 9.50 meter
Vermogen 11934 pk, snelheid 16.0 knoop, roepnaam PCCP

© Teun van der Zee

HAPPY STAR 2015-10-20 TVDZ F-4078 (18)