The brand-new TCC 78000 durable gantry crane at crane supplier Liebherr’s Rostock, Germany, center– Liebherr- MCCtec Rostock GmbH– crammed 72 structure stacks for Denmark’s biggest wind ranch in between May and also September 2020.
Commissioned by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH together with Vattenfall, this was the very first loading for an outside client accomplished by the Liebherr TCC 78000.
Delivery of the monopiles to the building and construction website needed to be accomplished in the nick of time. The rate for the loading in Rostock was established by the progression of the installment ship Svanen at Denmark’s Kriegers Flak overseas wind ranch website in the Baltic Sea.
“We are pleased about the successful completion of the loading activities,” states Heiko Mützelburg, Managing Director of EEWSpecial Pipe Constructions “With Liebherr we have a strong and reliable partner at our side and are convinced that we will continue to move great things together in the Rostock seaport in the future.”
Loading the monopiles was no daily task also for the knowledgeable TCC 78000 hefty lift group. This was since the monopiles were filled straight right into the water at berth 15 in Rostock’s abroad port and after that pulled by 2 yanks to the wind ranch building and construction website.
In order for the enormous monopiles to have adequate buoyancy, their 2 open ends were secured with specifically made securing caps, or plugs by Van Oord Offshore Wind Germany GmbH, which is additionally in charge of the building and construction of the wind ranch on the website. Plugging the monopiles happened at a specifically given 7,640 sq. m Plug Installation Area (PIA), on the Liebherr website.
After securing, the currently drifting monopiles were moved to the berth and also filled right into the water with the TCC 78000 over the quay wall surface. The slinging of the tons on the TCC 78000 was accomplished with the specialist assistance of Liebherr workers, in the kind of teachers and also crane chauffeurs under the guidance of the Liebherr Lifting Supervisor.
Two deep sea yanks, in continuous turning after that pulled the monopiles regarding 70 maritime miles to the wind ranch.
While EEW SPC GmbH, based in the Rostock abroad port, has actually been the very first teamwork companion to make use of the TCC 78000 and also its personnel for freight handling, early last month, the TCC 78000 Heavy Lift Team had the ability to reserve its 2nd exterior order. A steel building and construction considering 260 loads was raised from a ship onto a barge for Krebs Korrosionsschutz, additionally based in the Rostock abroad port.
Now passion in the TCC 78000 is expanding past Rostock’s boundaries.
“The lifting capacity of the gantry crane with the optimum conditions for heavy-duty handling at our location is in demand. We are also increasingly handling supra-regional and international customer enquiries,” states Udo Wosar, Head of Heavy Lift Management at Liebherr- MCCtec Rostock GmbH.