First transporter in Estonia with loading capacity of 500 tons was acquired by BLRT Grupp
BLRT Grupp invested 1 140 000 euros in the new shipyard transporter by KAMAG.
Cargo transportation at the yard requires special approach as well as specific equipment. With help of KAMAG, with it`s loading capacity of 500 tons, such large-sized cargo as new generation fish farming barges, heavy steel structures, bridge elements, equipment for offshore and oil and gas industry will be transported.
“This investment is a next step in the implementation of the development strategy of BLRT Grupp for the coming years. This allows the companies of the Group – Marketex Marine and Marketex Offshore Constructions – to reach a new level of production, to fulfil orders regarding manufacturing of unique equipment and large-scale products, "explains Veronika Ivanovskaja, the chairman of the Board of BLRT Grupp.
The new hydraulic transporter with such characteristics is unique in Estonia. Shipyard transporter by KAMAG is characterized by good manoeuvrability in limited space. It can be loaded without an aid of a crane that means by access under supports with the load.
Transporter, which is 24 meters long and 7 meters wide, travelled during 15 days all the way from German city of Ulm to Belgian Antwerp, then to Paldiski, where it was loaded to a trailer and delivered to a production site of BLRT Grupp in Kopli, Tallinn.
At Klaipeda yard three KAMAG transporters with loading capacities of 160, 250 and 550 tons are used for large blocks transportation.