UG: Draught Reduction Buoyancy
The use of Unique Group’sbuoyancy bags our Seaflex product line in the field of draught reduction projects is often linked to dry-docking scenarios. The drydock itself can have a lip that may potentially foul the underside of the vessel on the way in and/or out unless additional buoyancy is applied to ensure sufficient clearance.
Fully compliant with IMCA D-016 guidance, and type-tested to prove a minimum 5:1 factor of safety.
Flat-packed for efficient and cost-effective transport and storage.
Weighing less than 1% of its uplift capacity: e.g. 5t unit less than 50kg.
Quick to rig, and easy to vent for ultra-safe recovery.
Immediately available for rental or purchase from the world’s largest stock of such equipment.
If rented, then subject to the highest testing and re-certification standards in the industry.
36No. 35t ALB Units = 1260t of Lift and 7No. 20t IBU Units = 140t of Lift: Total Lift Generated = 1400t
70No. 5t IBU Units = 350t of Lift, 30No. 10t IBU Units = 300t of Lift, 30No. 20t IBU Units = 600t of Lift: Total Lift Generated = 1250t
Docking of ships