Breman Machinery in Genemuiden has been busy building a Casing Lifting Adapter over the past few months. This is a lifting tool for the installation of 190 foundation piles for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm that is being constructed off the coast of Brittany (France). Van Oord will take care of the transport and installation of the foundations for this offshore wind farm.
The new Eemshaven - Vierverlaten high-voltage line will see a major expansion of the Vierverlaten high-voltage substation. Six giant transformers will be installed later this year, but first the transformer fields and other installations will be constructed. A transformer cabin housing all the control technology is also being installed at each field.
Wagenborg Nedlift recently put into operation a new computer-controlled jacking system, consisting of four climbing jack boxes, each with a 600-tonne capacity. With the new jacking system, objects of up to 2400 tonnes can be lifted and lowered.