Monday 19th of October, approx. time 7:30, Portland Sentinel was moved to a quay side berth, in floating condition, at Cosco Dalian main yard. Within this week remaining two blocks (W/H and funnel blocks) will be erected and machinery/electrical/outfitting/piping jobs will continue.
23:30 Vessel on the barge. The barge is on her submerging position:
- Shipyard staff transferring from TUG boat to barge for final checking and launching survey.
-00:00 Final checking completed. Workers going on-board of Portland Sentinel for launching survey. Barge ready to be ballasted for submerging:
- 4:00 AM Barge submerging operation completed. Portland Sentinel is in floating condition for the 1’st time:
- 4:30 AM Towing operation started:
- Vessel along quay side