Lift & Shift claims Indian record

first_imgWith a total weight of 3,300 tonnes, the shipment included a HA deck of 2,400 tonnes, load spreaders weighing 200 tonnes, barge grillages of 100 tons, as well as axles weighing 550 tonnes. The mammoth structure, which was fabricated by L&T, Hazira, for Maersk Oil, Qatar was lifted by special hydraulic axles placed in four rows with four engines and 928 tyres. The entire HA deck was transported for over 1,000 m at 1 km/h.The company was involved in the engineering and design of the load spreader and played a key role in the selection of trailers, identifying the correct barges, correct tides and pumps for the smooth execution of the transport project.last_img read more

Alaska Airlines Responds To Ravn Suspension Of Service

first_imgFacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享With Sunday’s announcement of RavnAir Alaska stopping all operations, Alaska Airlines expressed deep concern for Ravn employees and communities in the state impacted by the news. Given the impact to residents of the state caused by the Ravn service suspension, Alaska Airlines, which currently serves 19 communities in the state of Alaska, is announcing the following actions:Maintaining service to all points it currently serves in the state.Continuing service to Kodiak with their own aircraft.Moving up its normal summer seasonal service to King Salmon and Dillingham, starting earlier than scheduled.In support of the communities in the Aleutian Islands, as well as the seafood industry, Alaska Airlines is working with partners and regulatory agencies to initiate service to Cold Bay with the intention of providing access to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor. Service to Cold Bay will be with their own aircraft.Working with the seafood industry and other key sectors of the state of Alaska economy on charter service to ensure critical work force movements during this period of reduced air service.Reviewing other markets impacted by the Ravn suspension of service to consider how best to support affected communities.Alaska Air Cargo, a unit of Alaska Airlines, is optimizing use of its 3 dedicated freighter aircraft in the state of Alaska to ensure medical supplies, groceries and other essential shipments are delivered during this period of reduced air service. While currently under a hiring freeze driven by the COVID-19 crisis, Alaska Airlines’ human resources group will nonetheless host a job fair for Ravn employees impacted by that company’s cessation of service. We will work to provide these experienced airline workers with support in seeking new employment, including connecting with other companies that may be hiring. Tilden added: “We believe these are important steps that Alaska Airlines can take to support the infrastructure of the state of Alaska and ensure the people and communities of the state remain connected during this incredibly challenging time.”center_img Photo courtesy of Alaska Airlines Brad Tilden, Alaska Airlines chief executive officer: “Having served Alaska for 88 years, Alaska Airlines has a special appreciation for the unique reliance most Alaskan communities have on air service. During this difficult moment, our hope is that air carriers across Alaska will make every effort to ensure continuity of service to all the state’s remote communities.  We are committed to working with those airlines, the Governor’s Aviation Advisory Board, Alaska Air Carriers Association, and the affected communities to connect Alaskans now and into the future.”last_img read more