Nuclear Submarine Docking Cradles

Category: Ship Design


Description:

Design of 12,000TLC Floating dock for operation at the Australian Marine Complex Common User Facility. Designed to provide conventional dockings and shore transfers.

Features

Dock mooring winches designed to manoeuvre dock between layup berth, shore transfer berth, operating berth and deep sink berth.

Dock designed for future expansion to 28,000 TLC Panamax Size using a rocking joint to provide temporary connection to a future 16,000TLC Floating dock.

Dock uses a fully automated dock control system.

Main Dimensions

Maximum Lift Capacity: 12,000 TLC Length Over Pontoon: 99.00m
Clear Width of Entrance: 41.80m
Maximum Draft over Pontoon: 9.20m

Links

Time lapse of Collins class submarine docking and shore transfer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DM5aTXqFuAs


  • Clark & Standfield Limited

    Unit 21, Sir James Clark Building
    Abbey Mill Business Centre,
    Paisley
    PA1 1TJ
    Scotland
    United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (0) 141 887 4131
    Fax: +44 (0) 141 887 6437
    URL: www.lobnitz.com

  • Project

    AMC-CUF Floating Dock “Yagan”

  • Location

    Construction: Vung Tau, Vietnam and Henderson, Western Australia
    Operation: AMC-CUF, Henderson, Western Australia

  • Client

    LandCorp (Agency of the Western Australian Government) liaising through the facility managers, AMC Management (WA) Pty

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