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Egytrans deploys gantry system for power plant project

Egytrans has transported and lifted a 245-ton (222.3-tonne) turbine and 290-ton (263.1-tonne) generator for a power plant construction project in western Cairo, Egypt.

Both units had to be lifted to a height of 16 m, said Egytrans. They were then skidded along a 50 m track to reach their foundations using a strand jack gantry system from Enerpac.

The turbine and generator had to be rotated 90 degrees before Egytrans could move the units to their final positions.

Earlier this year, the company relocated its Cairo head office to Down Town Katameya Mall. Egytrans’ new location can be found here.

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BigRoll Beaufort moves for Virginia wind farm

May 29 - Roll Group has transported wind energy components using its vessel BigRoll Beaufort to assist in the construction of a wind farm 27 miles (43 km) off the coast of Virginia, USA.
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First turbine installed at Borssele III and IV

May 29 - Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus has installed the first of 77 MHI Vestas wind turbines at the Borssele III and IV offshore wind project off the coast of the Netherlands.
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