Special Purpose Vessels – Floating Dock DOCK 5 – 20.07.2020

Danish family owned ship repair company, Orskov Yard’s newbuilt 180 metres long floating Dock DOCK 5 was delivered on Friday 10th July, 2020 at Hat-San Shipyard in Turkey.

On Wednesday 8th May 2019 the steel cutting ceremony for the DOCK 5 took place at Hat-San shipyard.

On Monday 9th September, 2019 DOCK 5 was launched –

On Monday 20th July, 2020 DOCK 5 was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS –

She was being towed by the 2011 built anchor handling tug FAIRPLAY 33 on her way on the 3,584 nautical miles voyage from Turkey to Frederikshavn in Denmark.

With the addition of the new floating dock, the yard will increase the docking capacity and dock vessels with a draught of up to 8.5 meters, lifting capacity of 10,000 tons with 2 cranes of 10 tons.

Watermarked Photos are by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com

Published – Monday 27th July, 2020