Unique piling hammer for Seaway Heavy LiftingEquipment & Technology // September 6, 2012
IHC Hydrohammer, part of IHC Merwede, has been awarded a contract by Seaway Heavy Lifting to design and manufacture the S-2500 piling hammer, which, the company says, will be the largest it has ever built.
The order also includes a 6,500mm guide sleeve and other equipment needed for offshore operations in the oil and gas and offshore wind markets.
The piling equipment will primarily be used for the installation of monopiles with an outer diameter of 6,500mm.
The S-2500 piling hammer will be able to produce 2,500KJ of impact energy. The 6,500mm guide sleeve is the largest available in the world.