Transport awards for excellence: Category A

25 April 2008

First

The Capelle team found an economical and suitable route with a minimum of obstacles to allow a small inland shipyard to produce different and larger types of ships. Meanwhile, Capelle successfully transported a boat for the DDE and a passenger ferry using extendable and steerable low loaders.

Second

The first in a series of upper fuselage sections of an Airbus passenger aircraft was successfully transported from the manufacturer to the assembly plant. The upper fuselage measures 19.00 x 6.00 x 3.30 m (LxWxH) and weighs 6 tonnes.

Third

As part of a project to dismantle a series of wind turbines for maintenance, a modular trailer with hydraulic neck and 2-bed-4 configuration to haul the 11.70 x 3.80 x 3.90m (LxWxH) nacelles. A shallow and extendable bed was used to keep overall height under 4.30 m.

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