Special Purpose Vessels – 2 Floating Docks sold from Sicily to Turkey – January 2022

During May 2021 the Palermo based company Vulcano Shipyard Srl won the auction for the purchase of the two floating docks of 19,000 tons and 52,000 tons located in the port of Palermo.

The largest one of 52,000 tons left Palermo to Yalova, Turkey last September after she was sold for 2,041,000 Euros and she was unused for over 10 years –

This month it was the turn for the 1952 built 193 metres long with 39 metres beam 19,000 tons floating dock PALERMO after she was sold for 1,036,750 Euros and she was unused for over 10 years –

With the clearance of these 2 floating docks at Palermo Port , more safety berthing will be accommodating especially with cruise liners.

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Published – Saturday 15th January, 2022.