ALE recently deployed its Mega Jack system to jack up a 13,000- tonne topside platform in Mexico. After raising the topside to a height of 14 m, ALE utilised strand jacks and kicker jacks to move the structure 196.6 m in preparation for the load out onto the client’s barge.
Winds of change
Mexico and Central America offer great potential for heavy lift and project logistics services providers, with renewable energy a particular highlight. But challenges in the region take many forms, ranging from the practical to the political, and while some countries are on the up, others are struggling. Megan Ramsay reports.