Innovation Series of Heavy Transport
Hydro Deck

Innovation Series of Heavy Transport

Mammoet has a smarter, safer, stronger solution to any heavy transportation challenge, no matter how complex.

We haven’t become industry experts by thinking small. Our specialized engineering teams, a large fleet of innovative equipment and a worldwide network of operating centers enables us to bring an intelligent and flexible approach to projects across a wide breadth of industry sectors.

This means that clients trust us to help them achieve feats that were once considered impossible – and we have often broken records in doing so. This section provides an overview of recent and relevant Mammoet innovations that have helped the heavy lifting and transport industry progress. 

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A solution to extreme tidal ranges

A unique mobile port solution designed to load and unload in tidal ranges up to 10 meters using a sophisticated ballasting system. With unparalleled tidal compensation capabilities and 100% redundancy in its ballasting systems, the Hydro Deck can dramatically improve the overall project delivery schedule as well as quayside and cargo vessel utilisation through optimised logistics.

The Hydro Deck is a versatile transition pontoon for movements from vessel to quayside where port or load-in locations are subject to extreme tidal variations. Developed in conjunction with AG&P, it works in conjunction with a modular offloading facility to form the gateway for on-shoring modules and other infrastructure needed for complex projects.

Self-Propelled Modular Transporter

Self-Propelled Modular Transporters consist of different modules with 4, 5, 6 and 8 axle lines. Load capacity differs per version, with a maximum of up to 44 tons per axle line. Each module can be fitted with its own engine and control (steering) system. The modules can be connected side-by-side and/or head-to-tail, to form large ‘platforms on wheels’. 

SPMT’s have the possibility of 360 degree steering of the wheels. This allows carrousel and sideway movements. Their deck height can hydraulically be adjusted by approximately 60 cm., enabling vertical lifting or lowering of the load. Due to their variety of combinations, SPMTs can lift and move virtually every heavy load. These trailers are mainly used for on-site transportation over limited distances

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Revolutionizing heavy transport efficiency

Mammoet’s Trailer Power Assist-system increases heavy transport efficiency and safety – whilst significantly lowering the carbon footprint.

The TPA-system has been initiated by Mammoet and developed in cooperation with SCHEUERLE, the leading manufacturer of heavy transport vehicles. TPA is based on the SCHEUERLE K25 trailer, which is fitted with a Power Pack Unit (PPU) that hydraulically powers 4 of the 6 axle lines. The PPU is mounted at one or either end of the trailer, depending on the configuration – or can be placed on the prime mover to replace the counterweight for traction. Each PPU is powered by a MTU V12 diesel engine, compliant with all emission requirements, that generates 1,000 horsepower and a traction power of over 40 tons. The TPA system is specified for all weather extremes.

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