Petrofac forms industry alliance

Petrofac, Repsol Sinopec Resources UK and TechnipFMC have formed an industry alliance which seeks to maximise the recovery of oil and gas from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Under the terms of the partnership, Petrofac will provide all services associated with topsides engineering and operations support, whilst TechnipFMC will deploy its iFEED  front-end engineering and …

Jumbo completes transport phase for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo has completed the transportation part of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jumbo mobilised ships from its own heavy lift vessel fleet, together with subcontracted deck carriers and HLVs from third parties, to transport the 40 monopiles, 120 monopile sections and 40 transition pieces (TPs) from yards …

ALS loads wind turbine blades in extreme conditions

Abnormal Load Services - ALS in partnership with Norsea (part of the Wilhelmsen Group) have recently invested in the onshore and offshore renewables sector by launching a new logistics company Elevon whose sole focus is to support the wind industry The Elevon renewables team have overcome wintery conditions for renewables as they are busy on …

DOLL wind blade transport systems in action

Bolk Transport B.V. and Universal Transport have recently opted for DOLL’s self-steering trailer combinations. Both chose hydraulic lifting adapters on a dolly, giving themselves enough reserve capacity to accommodate the steady increase in rotor blade length and weight that the industry is experiencing. With a dead weight of approximately 7.0 to 7.3 tons (depending on the …

Vinci to build a liquefied natural gas tank in the UK

Entrepose Contracting, Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Taylor Woodrow, all VINCI Construction subsidiaries, have been awarded an EPC contract by National Grid to construct a 190,000 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank in the United Kingdom. This project is part of the programme to expand the capacity of the largest LNG terminal in Europe, located …

Hareket in action with Enerpac

One of the leading Turkish heavy lifting company, Hareket, used Enerpac strand jacks to install superheater and vaporisation modules at the first United Arab Emirates waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Sharjah. Hareket undertook all heavy lift engineering and supervision of the strand jacking works. This involved installing two temporary lifting platforms each featuring two Enerpac 200 …