Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

ALE completes test run

UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering provider ALE has lifted three huge modules at a project in Texas, USA, using its AL.SK350 crane.

The three modules, which had a combined weight of 6,614 tonnes, were lifting using ALE’s 354,000-tonne/metre load moment ring crane. The crane was rigged with a 124 m main boom, a 49 m ballast radius, along with a heavy winch system and 4,000 tonnes of ballast.

The final lift, a 2,234-tonne living quarter module, took place this month. ALE completed the first lift in December 2018, as HLPFI reported here.

“By using the latest technologies, we could carry out the lifts on schedule and safely, while minimising disruption to the rest of the busy site,” explained Ronnie Adams, ALE’s senior project manager.

All three modules have been fitted in Ingleside, Texas as part of a trial run ahead of their permanent installation in Israel. The modules will be removed and transported to the final project site in the second quarter of 2019.

www.ale-heavylift.com

Heavy Lift | News

Brett joins port of Tyne thumbnail image

Brett joins port of Tyne

June 18 - Simon Brett has joined the UK’s port of Tyne as commercial director of port services.
Views: 254
Allcargo exits ship-ownership thumbnail image

Allcargo exits ship-ownership

June 18 - Mumbai-headquartered Allcargo Logistics has exited the shipowning and coastal shipping business by selling its last vessel.
Views: 238
Apollo completes refit at DSDu thumbnail image

Apollo completes refit at DSDu

June 18 - DEME Offshore’s latest heavy lift jack-up vessel Apollo has completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu).
Views: 188
Cargolux adds Santiago call thumbnail image

Cargolux adds Santiago call

June 18 - B747 operator Cargolux Airlines has re-introduced Santiago de Chile as a call on its South American service.
Views: 203

Heavy Lift Across The World

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