Skidding System

Skidding systems are used for accurate positioning, load out of heavy objects or launch of jacket structures

Specifications

• Hydraulic push-pull system
• Movement of loads up to 10,000t
• Available for rent and purchase

Features

• Double hydraulic system: gripping and push-pull
• Easy to operate
• Controllable and accurate positioning
• No special skid beam preparations
• Low maintenance costs

Skidding principle

• Pressurize gripper jacks on beam
• Extend skid jacks (= push object)
• Release gripper jacks
• Retract skid jacks

Advantages

  • Hydraulic push / pull system
  • Hydraulic clamping
  • Extensive track record
  • Hydraulic or electric hydraulic