IMC LMV-H at Indo Pac

Serco ASPAC has showcased the IMC Naval Architects concept design for the LAND8710 LMV-H at Indo Pacific 2023 Maritime Exposition which has just finished in Sydney.

New Chilean Research Vessel

The Chilean Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture 30.8 metre inshore oceanographic and fisheries research vessel, DRA Barbieri, has been launched at ASENAV shipyard in Chile. The vessel design was undertaken by IMC Naval Architects in Fremantle in conjunction with NavalPRO in Chile. Congratulations to ASENAV and NavalPRO in bringing this project to fruition.

Bridgewater Barges Installed

McConnell Dowell Constructors have installed the 12 IMC-designed barges end-to-end across the River Derwent at Bridgewater, in Hobart. The barges are to be used in the construction of a new bridge across the river. Mobile cranes of up to 600 tonnes capacity will be used to drive bridge piles from the barges.

Minres Odin Modifications

The IMC-designed MinRes Odin (ex Mermaid Sound) is presently being modified to operate as a pusher tug for the first of the Minerals Resources iron ore transhipment barges. This included significant structural modifications to fit the Articouple system to the vessel. IMC undertook detailed FE analysis during the design process for these modifications.

First Iron Ore Transhipper Launched

The first of five 123.8-metre long iron ore transhipment barges that IMC Naval Architects have designed for Mineral Resources Limited has been launched at the COSCO shipyard in Zhoushan, China. The barges will operate as part of the Onslow Iron Project in northern Western Australia.

New Rottnest Landing Craft

Kaya 2 the new 29-metre landing craft designed by IMC Naval Architects for Pelagic Marine Services. Kaya 2 will service Rottnest Island off the coast of Fremantle, Western Australia. The vessel was built at Echo Marine in Henderson.

McConnell Dowell Barges

The first six barges for long-term client McConnell Dowell Constructors are loaded on to the heavy lift vessel, Happy Sky, for the voyage from Batam to Hobart. The 12 IMC Naval Architects designed barges (43.5m and 55.5m long) will be used to construct the new Bridgewater bridge in Hobart.

Trap Vessel – King Sound

The 30-metre trap fishing vessel ‘King Sound’ departs Fremantle to head north to the Kimberley to commence working out of Broome. The vessel was built in Vietnam to an IMC Naval architects design. On site supervision during construction was also carried out by IMC.