NEI Syncrolift of Miami, Fla., a world leader in shiplift technology, has received two more orders for shiplifts and transfer systems valued in excess of $3 million.
One order for an eight-hoist unit with a lifting capacity of 1,150 tons was placed by the TOA Corporation of Japan. The Syncrolift, for installation at Port D'Agadir in the Kingdom of Morocco, is to be used for the docking of fishing vessels.
The second order, for an 1,860- ton unit, was placed by Etermar of Lisbon, Portugal, for a Syncrolift Shiplift and Transfer System for installation on the Island of Madeira, off the coast of Portugal.
These new orders bring to 190 the number of Syncrolifts installed or under construction in 63 countries around the world. Currently, there are nine new Syncrolifts under construction in Europe, Japan, the Middle East, Africa and in the Pacific.
The largest of these is capable of handling vessels of up to 100,000 dwt, while the smallest lifts less than 300 tons.
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A new $47-million Syncrolift shiplift and land-level ship transfer facility, the largest and most technologically advanced installation of its kind in the world, was dedicated recently at the San Pedro yard of Todd Shipyards Corporation's Los Angeles Division. The Syncrolift is a product of Pearlson
Yacht service, refit, repair and maintenance yard Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92) has awarded a contract to Pearlson Shiplift Corporation (PSC) for the design and supply of a new ship lift and transfer system as part of an expansion project underway at its Barcelona shipyard. The yard’s new ship lift system
NEI Syncrolift, Miami, Fla., has received three more orders for shiplifts and transfer systems. The systems are to be installed in the United States, El Salvador and Hong Kong. Scott Paper, Mount Vernon, Ala., is equipping its new yard with a 1,450-ton capacity Syncrolift which will be used to
The HMS Vanguard, a Trident ballistic missile submarine, was recently launched for the UK's Royal Navy using the Syncrolift shiplift installed at the Barrow-in-Furness shipyard of Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd (VSEL). The Trident submarines are among the largest in the world and the VSEL
. As program manager, he was responsible for the fulfillment of assigned contracts, including the supervision of installation and commissioning of shiplift, Trans- Lift™, ship extrustion, and transfer systems around the world. His experience includes being program manager for the first hydraulic shiplift
to expand repair and conversion work, both commercial and military. As many of these projects include drydocking, the efficiency of a shipyard's shiplift/transfer systems plays a vital role in the profitability of any contract. " The editors of MR/EN asked the leading designers, manufacturers, and
A shiplift system designed and constructed by Hydranautics Hydraulic Systems, Goleta, Calif., was recently commissioned at the Hyundai Heavy Industries Maritime Engineering Department's facility at Ulsan, Korea. The system's platform is approximately 66 by 400 feet and has a capacity of 4,100
of the yard's Submarine Facilities Project. Up to 90 self-propelled transfer cars will be used to move completed vessels on and off the Syncrolift® shiplift. The transfer system will also be used to move individual hull sections inside the construction hall. The Syncrolift at Vickers will be 530 feet
The largest shiplift in the world recently began operations at the Tandanor, S.A., shipyard, Rio de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Syncrolift® shiplift platform is 185 meters long by 32 meters wide (about 607 feet by 105 feet), and has a lifting capacity of about 40,000 dwt. Completed only
a result of the October 6 municipal election, it will be the operator of the ship repair facility when it is completed. VECO's license to operate the shiplift and transfer pit required at least three-fifths approval by the voters. "Endorsement of the license agreement," said Mr. Johnson, "was overwhelming
installation costs and, then later, in costs associated with ship repair and maintenance. The centerpiece of the yard is a hydraulic chain jack shiplift elevator and a hydraulic wheeled transfer system (bogie train) designed and supplied by Bardex Hydranautics. The lift is Lloyds-rated Class A
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