RESCUE OF AN LHM500 HARBOUR CRANE (PORT VALENCIA)
- Rescue of an LHM500 harbour crane fallen into the water at the Port of Valencia. The resources involved in this rescue were the following: two 500 ton cranes, one 250 ton crane, five 35 ton floating balloons, and one towing special transport for the rotation of the equipment into the water.
- The heaviest part weighted 220 tons, and it had to be rotated into the water and brought over the shelf to be lifted. The lifting engineering study for this rescue was planned and implemented by Rigar/IMM.