Vessel : M/V Mighty Servant 3
Type Of Vessel : Semi-Submersible Open Deck - Heavy Lift
Overall Length : 181.23 meters
Beam : 40 meters
Gross Tonnage: 22,391 tonnes
Deck Space : 40x140 meters
Deck Load : 19-25 t/sq. meters
Cargo Hold : 100 x 16 x 7.5 meters
Prolog: M/V Mighty Servant 3 had just completed a dry tow around the world from Trinidad Tobago to Angola with drilling platform GSF Aleutian Key. The drilling platform was about to be discharged from the heavy lift vessel, but as she semi-submersed to float off her deck, an unexplainable problem causes the
ship to unstable, in short time the vessel became completely submerged under water.
June 18th 2007
The vessel was resting at the bottom in approximately 52 meters of water. SMIT Salvage conducted a complete diving survey prior to removing the vessel's bunker oil and pollutants. Moreover SMIT Salvage was contracted to salvage M/V Mighty Servant 3 in order to give her a second life. M/V Mighty Servant 3 was salvaged by means of Sheerlegs Cranebarge Taklift 7 and by pressurizing the various compartments with compressed air. The vessel was fully de-watered and successfully redelivered to the owners.
Following the uprising of the vessel R&B Switchgear received an order to completely replace all switchgear and electrical services on M/V Mighty Servant 3. In all of R&B's history, this is one of the biggest challenges ever to have taken on, we take great pride and responsibility in this mighty task.