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Heavy Transport, Lifting & Shipping with Richard Krabbendam

23rd March 2015 - 24th March 2015


23-24 March 2015, Hotel TBC, Perth, Australia.

Held over 70 times in 20 countries all over the world to more than 1700 participants.

Don’t miss the chance to participate in this world renowned training!

Course Director

Richard Krabbendam

Renowned Heavy Lift Specialist

Krabbendam Advies Service

Richard Krabbendam was a Heavy Lift Specialist with Jumbo Offshore and founder of Krabbendam Advies Service. A Master of Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology, he has worked with Big Lift and Mammoet and was co-founder of ITREC. He helped to set up Jumbo Offshore and was involved in the development of its super heavy lift carrier fleet, the J-Class, which uses two 900 ton mast cranes for subsea installation works, and since August 2009 has been equipped with a newly installed deepwater lowering system enabling Jumbo to transport and install heavy loads in up to 3,000 m water depth. Since 2010 he has retired from Jumbo and dedicates his time to transfer his know how and experience in his masterclasses.

He has more than 40 years of experience and was involved in numerous projects all over the world.

Testimonials from Previous Delegates

“Super presentation. Good exchange, very good overview of Heavy Transport & Lifting!”

“Thank you for sharing your knowledge and wisdom.  The feedback was excellent.  All the employees liked your way of resenting, and the practical examples you provided.”

“We can make use of your course in our day-to-day work. I think it is quite a task to organise the contents of the seminar such, that all participants can enjoy a sufficient level of usage.  We certainly recommend your services to colleagues or business-partners.”

“I love to learn, this learning in two days was great, lot of information, well delivered in a very limited time. Feel confident in practical application, Thank you!!”

“An excellent presentation. The technical content was simplified, easily understood and made practical for site applications.”

Key Learning Objectives

  • Building a lift plan
  • Choosing the right crane
  • Using a tail crane
  • Selecting the right platform trailer or SPMT
  • Estimating forces in lifting sling
  • Calculating the average ground load under an SPMT or Hydraulic Platform trailer
  • Avoiding accidents and improving safety
  • Calculating the center of gravity properly
  • Selecting the right spreader beam
  • Calculating saddle loads
  • Trailer stability guidelines
  • Staying in control of weights

Who Should Attend

  • CEOs and Company owners
  • Expert Riggers
  • Lifting Engineers
  • Operations Managers
  • Construction Engineers
  • Onshore / Offshore Project Managers & Planners
  • Construction managers
  • Transport & Lifting supervisors
  • Marine warrantee surveyors
  • Cargo Superintendents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Sales engineers
  • Offshore Installation Engineers
  • Naval Architects / Marine Engineers

Enquiry Form

  • This is just an approximate number. You can finalise it when you send in the registration form.


23rd March 2015
24th March 2015
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