Official video launch Jumbo Kinetic
02 Oct 2013
Jumbo is pleased to present the official footage from the launch of the first of the revolutionary new K3000 vessels.The Jumbo Kinetic, was launched on the 17th September from the Brodosplit Shipyard in Croatia.
The new vessel, which represents the latest evolutionary step in the Jumbo fleet is both larger and stronger than its predecessors. It has a dual lift capability of up to 3,000t and is certified Ice Class 1A Swedish/Finnish for extra versatility.
The 17th September saw the marking of an important milestone in the construction of Jumbo’s revolutionary new K3000 class vessels. At Split, in Croatia, the first of the two vessels, the Jumbo Kinetic was launched. The weather conditions were perfect and those present report an exciting atmosphere and that proceedings went precisely according to plan.
Jumbo's K3000 vessel Jumbo Kinetic launched
19 Sep 2013
Many were there to witness the momentous occasion, including members of the Jumbo management team and personnel of the shipyard, Brodosplit. After the launch a party was held to celebrate this exciting event, which brings the K-class a step closer. Once operational the new vessels will set new standards in the maritime heavy lift sector. The vessels have large, unobstructed hold and flush decks and are certified 1A Finnish Swedish Ice Class, for operations in Arctic areas. Work will now continue on the Jumbo Kinetic in Croatia, following which the vessel will sail to Huisman’s yard in China where she will be outfitted with dual 1,500t mast cranes, enabling lifting of up to 3,000t at an outreach of 20m.
Jumbo Shipping press release