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Semco Maritime
Esbjerg Brygge 30
DK- 6700 Esbjerg

Rope Access - installation of Vestkraft antenna

Customer: VattenfallLocation: Vestkraft power plant, Esbjerg, DKPeriod: 2013-2018
The scope involved the installation of 3 antennas at the top of the 250 m high Vestkraft chimney – 2 weighing 100 kg to receive data from the DanTysk wind farm, plus another smaller antenna to relay this information to Vattenfall’s office in Esbjerg..

Competences and systems
  • Multi-skilled rope access team
  • Core drilling
  • Rigging
  • Strict site conditions and challenging work environment
  • 3500 m of rope rigged
  • 30 mm x 90 mm diameter holes drilled through 200 mm of heavily reinforced concrete
  • Design of unique trolley system and Actsafe rope winch
  • Regular inspections to ensure continuing service and to prevent dropped objects