The 5 859 tdw stone-dumping vessel "Rocky Giant" has a length oa of 91.35 m, a beam of 21.00 m, a draft of 5.31 m and is powered by a MAK 6M 551 AK diesel engine developing 1999 bhp at 250 rpm. The vessel has been converted from the cargo ship "Grete Nielsen" , is the largest stone dumping vessel and is designed to work closer in and around a platform than has been possible in the past. The amount of stone to be dumped is pre-calculated. Once dumping is completed, a bottom profile survey is made and checked, and the vessel moves to the next location.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  United States  77001
  • Publication Date: 1978-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 90-91
  • Serial:
    • Ocean Industry
    • Volume: 13
    • Issue Number: 10
    • Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00193640
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Contract Numbers: OCE-76-15133, OCE-77-18662
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM