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Slipways

RAMP Project — Hout Bay

Client: Deptartment of Public Works  Consulting Engineer: Mashura Consulting

Scope of Work
  • Repair and reconstruction of slipways, cradles and side slips and the derrik crane at Houtbay harbour.
  • Rails above and underwater were be removed and replaced.
  • Cradles, crane and side slips were dismantled, gritblasted, galvanized and jacked, then reassembled and re-commissioned.
  • All winches, motors, gearboxes and electrical systems were completely overhauled.
  • The entire operation was logistically planned as to ensure that at least one of the slipway installations remained operational at any given time during the contract period.

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