Mammoet’s custom-engineered solution helps replace steam generators

Five years ago Mammoet was approached by Framatome to assist with the removal and replacement of four steam generators from inside its nuclear power plants in France.  The main challenge of this project, led by a combination of Mammoet experts from France and from its main engineering offices in Schiedam, the Netherlands, was taking these …

Modulift tests its largest spreader beam

Modulift has recently finished the testing of MOD 1100 modular spreader beam, the largest supplied standard beam in the Modulift range with a lifting capacity of 2000 tonnes. Ordered by a Belgian client for Offshore Monopoly installations, the 30-metre-long beam comes complete with DNV GL type approval as standard. Fitted with optional extras including upper …

Enerpac Cube Jacks help to install Oldenburg railway bridge

Lifting and heavy transport specialist, Schares, relied on Enerpac for the installation of a double-track railway bridge in suburban Oldenburg, Germany. SCJ-100 Cube Jacks were used to raise and lower the bridge decks to their final installation position. Working in confined conditions, the SCJ-100s enabled the parapet walls to be raised above ground and then …

Mammoet: load in and transpooling of subsea cable for an offshore project in Saudi Arabia 

Mammoet was in charge of load in and transpooling of subsea cable for an offshore project in Saudi Arabia. The cable basket arrived on a barge to Jubail Commercial Port, where it then needed to be loaded in for transpooling and the empty basket loaded back out on the barge. However, the height difference between …

Incremental launch method deployed to construct Kentucky’s tallest bridge

Bush and Burchett Inc. was contracted to built the Pond Creek Bridge on US460 in Pike County, Kentucky, the tallest bridge in the Bluegrass State and one of the tallest traffic bridges in the country. The rugged terrain of the project site and the bridge’s height of 324 feet created unique challenges for the construction …

Enerpac presents new lifting and moving systems

Over 170 companies attended the ‘Experience Days’ at Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology at Hengelo, The Netherlands. Highlights of the event included the first opportunity to see new ML40 Mini-Lift Gantry, E-Mover Load Skate system, and JS-Series Jack-ups and SCJ-Series cube-jacks and SL telescopic hydraulic gantries ‘in action’ together with the first European showing of Enerpac’s …

Enerpac Synchronous Lifting Pump and HTC Cylinders support the build of a new JSS

The team at the Vancouver-based Seaspan shipyard has used an Enerpac EVO Synchronous Lifting Pump and 12 High Tonnage Hydraulic Lifting Cylinders, supplied by local Enerpac distributor Hyseco, to support the build of a new Joint Support Ship.  The JSS vessels will provide an important supporting function to the Royal Canadian Navy by providing marine …

First “game changer” from Liebherr goes to Sarens

The demand from the market for large crawler cranes is growing, for example in the petrochemicals industry and port handling involving enormous components for offshore applications. Driven by the energy revolution, part weights are increasing all the time, particularly when handling components for offshore wind turbines. Liebherr has decided to meet this challenge and has …