Construction Jack Up Barge HMSJU 247 arrives safely in SE Asia for LPG Terminal work

HMSJU 247 Jack Up Barge Towage

The 2,260 gross tonne Jack Up Barge HMSJU 247 has arrived safely in Batam,Indonesia after being towed from Dampier, Australia, to prepare for works on an LPG terminal in Malaysia.

The Jack Up was transported aboard the 80 m transport barge HMSJU 972, and towed by the 6,400 bhp tug HMSTUG 715. The convoy arrived without incident, despite poor weather during much of the 1,800 nautical mile  voyage.

Ocean Towing Tug from Harmony Marine

HMSJU 247 will now undergo a crane extension before being further towed to the  Malaysia work site & supported throughout the project by HMSTUG 718

Towing tug

All vessels for the towage & work were sourced and fixed by Harmony Marine Shipbrokers

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