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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Heavy Lift: Shell’s Appomattox Hull Delivered to Texas

Posted by October 10, 2017

  • (Photo: COSCO)
  • (Photo: COSCO)
  • (Photo: COSCO) (Photo: COSCO)
  • (Photo: COSCO) (Photo: COSCO)

COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers Co., Ltd. vessel M/V Xin Guang Hua delivered Shell’s 40,335mt Appomattox hull from Geoje, South Korea to Ingleside, Texas on October 5, following nearly four years of work with Shell Offshore Inc to prepare for the sailing

 
The Appomattox hull is the largest and heaviest cargo transported to date by COSCO’s fleet of semi-submersible heavy lift vessels.
 
“We are very proud to have worked closely with Shell and be part of the Appomattox project’s overall success,” said Josh Wilson, V.P. Business Development for COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Transport.
South KoreaTexasShell Offshore Inc.