Heavy Lift


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Heavy Lift

The transportation of cargo or individual items that weigh more than one ton or that are larger than 100 meters. Heavy lifts often require heavy machinery such as cranes. Examples of equipment requiring heavy lifts include generators, turbines and oil rigs.
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The crane's strength and capacity along with its various boom configurations made it the ideal choice and the most efficient crane for demanding heavy lifts at heights, such as this, said Al Faris.
"Our customers will now benefit from a highly flexible and cost effective on-site heavy lift solution whilst also being able to tap into the market leading expertise provided by Mammoet."
The joint heavy lift concept--sometimes referred to as joint future tactical lift--has been around for decades.
In this new partnership the two companies, both renowned members of the worldwide ocean shipping industry, will collaborate together with the objective of further advancing the evolution of heavy lift shipping.
As the program moved towards contract award, the leadership of the H-53 Heavy Lift Helicopters Program Office, PMA-261, anticipated the need to step program execution off on the right foot, particularly with respect to integrating organizations and establishing effective communications.
Intermarine is also one of the largest charterers of heavy lift and multipurpose vessels for customized service.
It is understood Andrew became trapped in the lift shaft when the heavy lift mechanism fell on him.
Under a contract awarded by Saipem of Italy, Smit Transport & Heavy Lift is carrying out near shore heavy lift services in preparation for construction of the Blue Stream pipeline being built from Russia to Turkey beneath the Black Sea.
said it has completed the move of its heavy lift facility to the company's new 175,000 sq.ft.
Sikorsky expects to offer the most modern heavy lift helicopter in production, the CH-53K King Stallion, in response to the official Request for Proposals, which is expected this summer.
Revealing features of the chopper, IAF posted on its official Twitter handle: "Chinook is a heavy lift, tandem rotor helicopter which serves armed forces of 19 countries.
Marine Corps program manager for heavy lift helicopters.