Heavy Lift Specialist

Richard L. Krabbendam

Erection of Heavy reactor by Fagioli

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Dec 232011
 
FAGIOLI, Italy

The pick weight was 1,125 tons, with 50 tons of rigging hardware included. The Fagioli tower has a lifting capability of 2,000 tons, with the jacks configured for 1200 tons.   Bechtel provided the tailing crane, a Demag CC 2800.  The maximum load on the tailing crane was approximately 470 tons.   Continue reading “Erection of Heavy reactor by Fagioli” »

Heavy Lift Transport in the UK

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Dec 232011
 

The nose of a UK Astute class nuclear submarine rolls through the streets of Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria. The first 7,000 ton behemoth will be launched in early June 2007.

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Qatargas takes “JUMBO” step towards new LNG terminal

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Dec 232011
 

Doha, Qatar, April 16 2009: Qatargas has taken a giant step towards completing a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanker berth at Ras Laffan with the arrival of a massive gas loading module on board the heavy-cargo ship, “Jumbo”.

The 875 tonnes topside module houses four LNG loading arms, pumps and other equipment, that allow LNG to be transferred from onshore storage tanks to tankers for shipping to overseas markets. The unit was built by Adyard in Abu Dhabi. When connected up as part of Ras Laffan Port’s new LNG Berth 6, it will be able to load 14,000 m3 of LNG per hour. Continue reading “Qatargas takes “JUMBO” step towards new LNG terminal” »