Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Topside takes shape in Texas

ALE has used its AL.SK350 super-heavy lift crane, featuring a lifting moment of 354,000 tonne/metres, to place the first of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.

Rigged with a 124 m main boom and a 49 m ballast radius, the AL.SK350 is fitting the modules as a part of trial run, ahead of their permanent installation in Israel.

All three modules, which have a combined weight of 6,614 tonnes, will be fitted in Ingleside. The first of which was a 1,200-tonne heater module. It was lifted with an installation outreach of 63.1 m.

The modules will subsequently be removed in the second quarter of 2019.

Filippo Anello, ALE global projects division director, explained: “As there was minimal space to position the crane, it could only be rigged in one location to perform all of the lifts – making the AL.SK350 the ideal piece of equipment.”

ALE added that significant time will be saved by not relocating the crane for each lift.

www.ale-heavylift.com

Heavy Lift | News

BigLift teams up with CY thumbnail image

BigLift teams up with CY

March 18 - The Netherlands-based BigLift Shipping has agreed to cooperate with South Korea’s Chung Yang Shipping (CY) in the heavy transport sector.
Views: 208
Hojland up at Saudia Cargo thumbnail image

Hojland up at Saudia Cargo

March 18 - Saudia Cargo has appointed Per Hojland as executive director, cargo operations worldwide.
Views: 138
Charter rates hold steady thumbnail image

Charter rates hold steady

March 18 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained flat over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 196
Taqa picks Jumbo thumbnail image

Taqa picks Jumbo

March 18 - Taqa Energy has selected Jumbo to perform an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea.
Views: 176

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.