This crane, built 35 years ago, stands 185 feet high and can carry 70 tonnes at a 20 metre radius. It was originally bought as a ‘large vessel refurbishment crane’ to operate up and down 5 Basin along rail tracks.
An 18 week window was initially agreed to undertake the works, however, a survey identified substantial additional works beyond the anticipated scope. The timescale was lengthened further due to severe weather conditions, with high winds hindering works for approximately four weeks.
Denholm Industrial Services delivered:
The scaffold required for this structure was highly technical. To ensure the crane was equally counterbalanced at all times, the scaffold was required to be built in a strict sequence as fully detailed in the design drawings.