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Advanced Heavy Lift and Transportation

26th September 2016


The efficient and safe execution of heavy transportation involves specialized load handling equipment and various modes of transport. This course is designed for personnel involved in specialized transport from contract transport organizations and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to engineering companies and project owners in the oil and gas, power generation, and other plant-environment industries.

The engineering principles of hydraulic platform trailers, like self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), are delved into along with a variety of other load handling equipment. Heavy lift, jacking and skidding, and load-out (roll-on/roll-off) project case studies are utilized for participants to gain a broad understanding of the art and science of specialized transport and heavy lift operations

Who Should Attend

  • Crane & Transport Contractors
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Lifting Engineers
  • EPC Contractors
  • Operation Managers
  • Cargo Superindendents
  • Marine Warrantee Surveyors
  • Rigging & Transport Supervisors
  • Transport and Lifting Engineers
  • HSE Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Structural engineers

Key Learning Objectives

  • Benchmark the importance of good and correct communication, examples from NASA
  • Plan a project, understand the planning and execution of a transport and lift covering the load, the route to travel, equipment selection and execution
  • Select the right transporter or crane for the load or job
  • Learn how to utilizeheavy equipment in a safe way
  • Understand why it is important to know the application and limits of each equipment and rigging tool
  • Define the importance of terminology before starting your daily routine
  • Recognize unsafe situations before they occur
  • Master the calculation of ground pressures
  • Assess complex and multi-discipline transport and lift plans
  • Prepare and perform a load-out
  • Thorough understanding of all Heavy Lift and Transport aspects beyond the common boundaries

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