Lankhorst Ropes has provided heavy lift slings to Seaway 7, the Renewables and Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, for the Dolphin Accommodation Upgrade Project (DAUP) for Shell Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. Located on the Esta Coast Marine Area, this project comprises provision of a Permanent Living Quarter Module (PLQ), consisting of a control room, living quarters and helideck, designed and constructed to facilitate a single lift installation. Seaway 7 was contracted for the transportation and installation of the PLQ Module and has used the slings to safely lift the the 1110t module onto the Dolphin platform.
In total, Lankhorst supplied three Lankoforce slings with a different diameter rope for each sling. One 520 Mt MBL sling measured 104m in length with rope diameter 64mm, another 520 Mt MBL slings was 47.2m in length with rope diameter 76mm, and the third sling used 108 mm diameter rope, measured 46.1 m, and had a load capacity of 1300 Mt MBL. The sling were delivered on-site within 6 weeks.