CONQUEST MB1 to Install Sponsons for Costa Concordia Parbuckling

A new sophisticated crane barge has arrived at Giglio Island in order to carry out operations related to the installation of the 19 sponsons to be completed before Costa Concordia refloating. 

The CONQUEST MB1 is an offshore crane barge fitted with a sophisticated rotating/luffing crane and associated automated heel/trim compensation system.

The barge is designed on a modular concept, fitted with operational 6 point mooring system  and accommodation modules suitable for 60 persons.

Furthermore a full air-range diving spread has been arranged on board and the diver teams involved in the installation of the sponsons will operate from the barge.

Press Release, April 21, 2014

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