The TOPS SWING THOMPSON is an eight point mooring system derrick barge with capabilities of working in up to 600 feet of water. It can acomodate up to 104 persons.
The DB-SWING THOMPSON derrick barge is a 1320-ton conventional derrick barge that, along with its highly qualified crew, provides safe and reliable service for offshore construction, installation, and removal projects. The substantial deck space and state-of-the art equipment of this barge are just some of the features that make it a valuable asset for offshore heavy lift requirements.
Registry (IMO No.) Panama 7706005
Classification IBS - Floating Crane Barge
Operating Draft 16.4'/8.5' (Max/Min)
GRT/NRT 11,524 / 3,457
Builder (Keel Date) Mitisubishi Heavy Ind 1977
Converted 2001 - Louisiana
Accomodations 104 Persons
Potable Water Capacity 160,000 Gallons
Fuel Capacity 270,000 Gallons
Helideck 62'x60' (11,000 lbs)
Manufacturer Kone Cranes (Designed by Gusto Eng)
Type Machine Offshore - Fully Revolving
Serial No. K-8848
Year Built 1984 (Finland)
Commissioned 2001 (USA)
Main Hoist 1320 Tons @ 98'
Auxilliary Hoist 274 Tons @ 262'
Whip Hoist 55 Tons @ 313'
Boom Length 206' to Main Block
Heel Pin 56' Above Main Deck