Jan de Nul's latest fallpipe vessel launchedVessel & ROV News // August 7, 2012
Dredging and marine contractor Jan de Nul's latest fallpipe vessel, Joseph Plateau, was launched on 3 August 2012 at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte.
The 191.5m vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000m.
The vessel has a 31,500 tonne loading capacity which makes it possible to dump 2,000 tonnes of rock per hour at a depth of 2,000 m.
Joseph Plateau will mostly be deployed in the offshore industry on offshore oil and gas projects.