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Conoship and KenzFigee partner on cost efficient transhipment solution

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+Conoship International (ship design and engineering) and KenzFigee (cranes and offshore equipment design and manufacturing) have collaborated to offer a cost-efficient transhipment crane barge combination to meet the specific needs of the dry bulk and break bulk transhipment market.

The Conoship designed transhipment barge provides a safe and efficient vessel for worldwide operation in harbours, inland and coastal waters. The tailor-made design ensures 360° visibility from the office/control room amidships in accordance with ILO-MLC 2006 regulations. The design enables easy access for maintenance of all equipment and structural items whilst providing maximum comfort in modern, durable living quarters and work spaces.

The Conoship barge can be equipped with a choice of two different KenzFigee high capacity heavy duty cranes, specially designed for floating applications: the Lemniscate crane or the BulkbusterTM derrick crane. Both cranes are designed for low maintenance because of its long components lifespan, and of which the Lemniscate crane is particularly suitable for high volumes transhipment capacity.

The combination of a safe and efficient barge for worldwide operation in harbours, inland and coastal waters and robust and Lemniscate or Bulkbuster crane offer high capacity shiploading and shipunloading whilst maintaining stability and buoyancy of the vessel up to 2 m SWH in coastal conditions.

“Through this collaboration, we are able the offer clients an efficient, cost effective and save transhipment solution with the right balance between operational and capital costs. In addition we offer clients the convenience of only one point of contact during the entire process,” said Jan-Pieter Klaver, CEO of KenzFigee.

Maarten Sickler, Sales Director of Conoship, commented: “Working together with KenzFigee ensures we will be able to offer a tailor-made transhipment solution.”

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