December 15 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessels Jumbo Jubilee and Fairpartner have shipped 16 piles for the Prelude field from Aviles in Spain to Batam, Indonesia.

On arrival in Batam, the piles, each of which weigh over 650 tonnes and measure 62 m long, were transferred onto cargo barges for delivery to the installation vessel.

The piles will be used to moor the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility for the Prelude field in northwest Australia.

was contracted for this shipment by Technip, which is part of the consortium chosen for the design, construction and installation of the FLNG facility at the Prelude field.