floating crane

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floating crane

[¦flōd·iŋ ′krān]
(civil engineering)
A crane having a barge or scow for an undercarriage and moved by cables attached to anchors set some distance off the corners of the barge; used for water work and for work on waterfronts.
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Furthermore, the company also acted as a broker for two Damen Stan Tugs (a 1605 and a 1906), as well as a pusher and a crane vessel.
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The Bulgarian Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River based in Ruse has announced it is sending two exploration vessels a The Vit and The Danube a to measure the river level at various spots, and is ready to send the crane vessel, The Titan, and a digger, The Vida", in order to enlarge some of the most critical sections where ships are stuck.
A CRANE vessel required to raise two fishing trawlers sunk off the southeast coast must be "re-rigged" in Holland before it can help, it emerged yesterday.
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