Load-out of two jackets, piles and weighing of two topsides, Mexico
ALE has completed the load-out of two jackets weighing 1,100te and 3,000te, and piles weighing 1,265te using strand jacks, a skidding system and SPMT’s.The first jacket and piles were transported using SPMTs and loaded onto a 300 class barge. The second jacket was loaded using strand jacks with a pulling capacity of 220te each. ALE was also responsible for the barge ballasting during the load-out of the second jacket using fourteen 10PS pumps, 1,000 te/hr capacity each for de-ballasting and six diesel overboard pumps of 350 te/hr capacity each for ballasting a 400 class barge. In addition to this, ALE completed the weighing of two topside modules using 22 x 600te jacks and cells.