Certex, the leading supplier of lifting products to the renewable energy market, has designed a bespoke solution for handling the latest large-scale wind turbines towers.
Certex (UK) used modified spreader beams, to lift two nonidentical halves of a helipad onto a vessel from a gas rig in the Dutch Sector of the North Sea recently. The site was approximately 70 miles off the Danish coast.
W. Giertsen Services AS, a Bergen-based full-service manufacturer and supplier of lifting equipment and solutions, will on August 1 be acquired by Certex Norge AS, a market leading multisite operation. Certex Norge is a company within the Lifting Solutions business group (previously AxLoad) of Stockholm-based Axel Johnson International, whilst W. Giertsen Services is a division of W. Giertsen AS.
Supplier to the international wind energy market, Certex UK, is to expand its renewables and lifting operations in the Humber region with the opening of a new office and workshop in Hull, and plans for long-term investment in the local community.
Wire ropes and lifting gear distributor, Certex UK, has acquired cargo control business Pritchard Tyrite and its sister-company TRS Motorsport Equipment in a deal that is expected to open up important market opportunities.