Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Conbit unveils Vickas

Conbit, part of the ALE, has designed a re-usable sea-fastening solution for monopile transportation and installation.

The cradle system, named Vickas, enables sea fastening of monopiles with a large variety of diameters without changing the configuration.

Conbit said: "Its flexibility, cost effectiveness and operational speed make Vickas a valuable contribution to any monopile transport and installation project."

Vickas is designed to carry monopiles weighing up to 1,350 tonnes and can be used on a variety of types of vessels and barges. According to Conbit, it also facilitates the stacking of monopiles.

Joop de Fouw, technical director for Conbit, said: "This system will bring cost benefits to the transport and installation contractor and ultimately to the offshore wind farm developer."

The system will also avoid the amount of sea fastening scrap that remains after each monopile installation project, says Conbit.

 

www.conbit.eu

www.ale-heavylift.com

Heavy Lift | News

Hansa Heavy Lift files for insolvency thumbnail image

Hansa Heavy Lift files for insolvency

December 10 - Years of rumours and hearsay came to a dramatic climax today following confirmation that Hansa Heavy Lift has filed for insolvency.
Views: 2744
BIMCO launches bunker clauses thumbnail image

BIMCO launches bunker clauses

December 10 - BIMCO has launched two sulphur content related bunker clauses: BIMCO 2020 marine sulphur content clause for time charter parties; and BIMCO 2020 fuel transition clause for time charter parties.
Views: 610
Zeaborn backs technology investor thumbnail image

Zeaborn backs technology investor

December 7 - Zeaborn Group has joined Bitstone Capital and Inno Real to invest in TecPier, a new maritime technology investor.
Views: 1052

Heavy Lift Across The World

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