Transport of a hammer sleeve, the Netherlands
ALE has successfully transported a hammer sleeve, weighing 185t, in Maasvlakte Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Firstly, the sleeve was lifted from the ship and placed onto stools. ALE then placed 10 axle lines of SPMT between the stools and underneath the hammer sleeve The SPMTs were raised and subsequently the hammer sleeve was lifted from the stools.
The hammer sleeve was then transported using SPMTs to the lifting location, where it was offloaded using a crane provided by the client.