'Admiral 1’ Secures Four-legged Fixture for Fulham FC
23rd September 2019
Thames based Jackup GB was the natural choice to supply one of its Combifloat C7 class jackups to support the Fulham Football Club’s new riverside development.
Earlier this year Fulham Football Club announced the go-ahead of renovations to their Riverside Stand estimated at £100m. The development not only increases the venue’s capacity from 25,700 to 29,600, but also adds amenities which benefit supporters and the local neighbourhood.
“Make no mistake, the Riverside development will be a location like no other, a real game-changer for Fulham Football Club, our neighbourhood, and all of London,” says FFC chairman Shahid Khan.
“Our aim is to create a world-class destination for fans and guests to experience and enjoy, whilst retaining the charm that Craven Cottage exudes within our very own section of the River Thames.”
Jack-up transfers from Chelsea to Fulham
The arrival of specialist vessels this summer marked the first fixture of the season and start of the construction work. Among them ‘Admiral 1’, a 30 x 18m, 400 tonne Jack-up barge.
The jack-up came off a 12-month charter for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project at Chelsea Embankment, brokered through specialists DSB Offshore Ltd.
‘Admiral 1’ is due to be in Fulham until the end of the year.