Last year HAPO was contracted by VES for lifting lock gates during an extended repair and maintenance program on the “Volkerak sluizen”.
Last week Hapo’s H-282 pontoon arrived at the Damen Shiprepair dock for the 5 yearly special survey and major maintenance. A week later the pontoon is inspected and recoated, ready for the coming years of heavy transport.
The Hitachi-Sumitomo SCX5000 (hereinafter: SCX5000) is a crawler crane which was originally build in Japan. Although this crane was built in large numbers it remains a rather unique piece of machinery in the European maritime world. Hapo imported this then