AWARD ONE: COMBINED TECHNIQUES
WINNER - Mammoet Europe BV for the installation of the safe confinement
structure at the Chernobyl nuclear
site in the Ukraine.
[Photo: Erik Kroes Manager Operations Special
ALE for its work on the Dudgeon Offshore Substation
Platform in Lowestoft, the UK.
Koninklijke Saan BV for the Hoog Catharijne project in Utrecht, the
Sarens NV for the transport and placing of a Stinger on the
Pioneering Spirit construction vessel in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
AWARD TWO: TRANSPORT – TRAILER AND LOAD UNDER 120
WINNER - Mammoet Europe BV for the record-breaking transport of turbine blades in Denmark.
(Pic caption 2 – Michael Hansen, Head of Operations Management, Mammoet Wind, centre, with Søren Jansen, ESTA Director, and Lucy Alexander, awards presenter.)
Peter Star for the transport between Poland and Germany of an enormous Stacker machine, broken down into 47 parts.
Wagenborg Nedlift for the transport of five elephants to a new wildlife park in Emmen, the Netherlands.
ZTE for transporting 5.4 metre high silos to a power plant in Poland.
AWARD THREE: CRANE JOB OF THE YEAR (TELESCOPIC), LIFTING CAPACITY MORE THAN 120 TONNES
WINNER - Nordic Crane Vest for delivering a 500 tonne mobile crane to an offshore drilling platform on the Valhall oil and gas field, Stavanger, Norway.
[Photo: Erik Andersen, General Manager, Nordic Crane Vest, centre, with Bernd Schwengsbier, Managing Director, TII Sales and awards presenter Lucy Alexander.]
Koninklijke Saan for installing swings on the roof of the Amsterdam Tower in Amsterdam.
Sarens NV for the lifting and positioning of a framework for a tank roof weighing 66 tonne in Antwerp, Belgium.
Wagenborg Nedlift BV for placing four conveyor sections at a sugar factory in Hoogkerk, the Netherlands.
AWARD FOUR: SAFETY
WINNER - Fagioli for the creation of a tailor-made, e-learning safety
training package for SPMTs.
[Photo: Fabio Belli, left, Fagioli’s CEO, with Alex Dahm,
Editor of International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine]
ALE for its work with a trailer manufacture to design the
‘widening trailers’, which can be expanded to 4.3 metres wide while loaded.
Mammoet Europe BV
for the working-at-height kit it has developed for SPMTs.
AWARD FIVE: INNOVATION, END USER
WINNER - Fagioli, for the salvage of a 90 tonne wreck from a depth of
370 metres in the Mediterranean.
[Photo: Alessandra Fagioli of Fagioli, with ESTA
Director Søren Jansen]
ALE for its project to design and build a Lightweight
Service Crane for use in congested city centres and also offshore.
Mammoet Europe BV for its Enviro-Mat, a quick and environmentally-friendly
way of increasing ground bearing capacity
AWARD SIX: CRANE JOB OF THE YEAR (TELESCOPIC), LIFTING
CAPACITY UNDER 120 TONNES
WINNER - Wagenborg Nedlift BV for its project to position a new footbridge and elevator shaft under the Nelson Mandela
bridge in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands.
[Photo: Managing Director of Wagenborg
Nedlift, Ton Klijn, centre, with Alex Dahm, Editor of International Cranes and
Specialized Transport magazine, and presenter Lucy Alexander]
Aertssen Kranen for the multi-lift with 14 mobile cranes of a
pipeline at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium.
Mammoet Europe BV, who installed a CO2 pipeline under the Het
Scheur/Nieuwe Waterweg in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Transport in Denmark. Skaks has developed
a new crane, which combines a 115 tonne metre truck crane with a crawler base.
AWARD SEVEN: TRANSPORT - TRAILER AND LOAD OVER
120 TONNES GCW
WINNER - MTD Skuratowicz, for the transport of a 220 tonne chemical reactor from Klaipeda, Lithuania to
[Photo: Robert Skuratowicz of MTD
ALE, for the moving of a 140 tonne boiler 130 miles from
the port of Immingham, UK, to Lutterworth,
Collett Group for the transport of nine 185 tonne transformers from
Dartford near London to the Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire.
Hareket transported a 480 tonne gas turbine and 450 tonne
generator from Gebze to Hamitabat in Turkey.
AWARD EIGHT: LATTICE BOOM CRANE JOB OF THE YEAR
WINNER - Sarens BV in the Netherlands for lifting two bridge elements
for the new Queen Maxima bridge in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands
[Photo: Luuk Kuijper, right, Netherlands
Country Manager for Sarens BV, with ESTA President David Collett.]
ALE for the installation of 152 items at a new
petrochemical plant at Aliaga, Izmir in Turkey.
Mammoet Europe BV for lifting a 325 tonne transformer from an inland
barrage on the Amsterdam-Rhine channel onto SPMTs.
Sarens NV from Belgium for lifting mega-beams and roof
structures on the construction of the Arena 92 stadium in Nanterre, France.
AWARD NINE: INNOVATION, MANUFACTURER
WINNER - Enerpac Integrated
Solutions for the ETL 600 Travel Gantry,
combining the ease of use of an SPMT with the efficiency of a hydraulic gantry.
(Photo: Jeroen Naalden, Global Director,
Enerpac Integrated Solutions)
Broshuis for the development of the SL2 semi-trailer, designed
to offer a very low trailer but with maximum ground clearance.
TII Sales for the Scheuerle
Trailer Power Assist or TPA system, which offers a draw bar pull equivalent to
two fully loaded prime movers.
AWARD TEN: SPMT
JOB OF THE YEAR
WINNER - Sarens BV in the Netherlands for the moving and placement of a 255 metre long railway
bridge weighing 8,400 tonnes over the A1 highway at Muiderberg.
(Photo: Stijn Sarens, Managing Director,
ALE for transporting a wind turbine blade, weighing 28
measuring 75 metres long, through the city of Hull.
Techniczny for transporting five ship-to-shore
container cranes at the Deepwater Container
Terminal in Gdańsk, Poland.
Wagenborg GmbH, for placing a
bridge weighing 800 tonnes over six railway lines in Naumburg, Germany.