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Photographer:Paul Finnigan [View profile]Title:ZHEN HUA 24Added:Nov 07, 2018
Captured:November 07, 2018IMO:8414726Hits:622
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Photo Category: Heavy Lift Vessels
Arriving in Melbourne with a new crane for DP WORLD at Swanson Dock.
Vessel Identification
Name:Zhen Hua 24
Flag:Hong Kong (china)
Former name(s):
- Regent (Until 2007 Oct 08)
- Rich Duke (Until 1999 Feb)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Heavy Lift Vessel
Gross tonnage:37,879 tons
Summer DWT:81,279 tons
Length:244 m
Beam:40 m
Draught:8.8 m

Additional Information
Home port:Hong Kong
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1986
AIS Information
Last known position:
27°29’5.89” N, 15°16’49.55” W
Speed, course (heading):
13.6kts, 183° (178°)
Arrival:6th Jul 2019
08:00:06 UTC
Last update:
24 days 11 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 July 30th, 12:00:38 UTCHong Kong
2018 July 6th, 18:00:03 UTCEg Psd
2018 June 8th, 09:00:11 UTCFr Dkk
2018 June 4th, 08:00:28 UTCFr Dkk
2018 April 1st, 10:00:21 UTCShang Hai
2017 December 12th, 23:00:23 UTCShanghai
2017 August 16th, 14:00:41 UTCNan Tong
2017 May 31st, 06:00:10 UTCPort Said
2017 May 19th, 14:00:55 UTCTanger Med1
2017 May 18th, 21:00:00 UTCTanger
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Photo Comments (4)

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Paul Finnigan on Nov 07, 2018 20:22 (9 months ago)
A lot of ballast in the tanks to counterweight the overhang,but in this case the deep draft would have been to allow enough clearance under the Westgate bridge.
libertyshiplad on Nov 07, 2018 15:34 (9 months ago)
It seems unbelievable they don't capsize especially with that amount of overhang.
View from bridge rather obscured,are some sort of bow cameras used?
Paul Finnigan on Nov 07, 2018 12:03 (9 months ago)
Thanks Clyde,it still amazes me how they transport these cranes around the world.
Clyde Dickens on Nov 07, 2018 11:37 (9 months ago)
Well caught Paul! What a dramatic balancing act.
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