The crane has three load-lifting mechanisms, these are main hoist, auxiliary hoist, and electrically driven hoist with lifting capacity of 350, 40, and 6.3 tons respectively.

The crane length is 57 metres; height is 6 metres; the hoisting height is 43 metres. The crane total weight is 385 tons.

The attachable mechanical and electrical equipment of the crane is being mounted at present. Afterwards, the associated equipment will be connected in a step-wise manner and according to the plant documentation. The specialists will spend a little bit more than a month to complete all works, including crane pre-commissioning and handing over for operation.

Crane service life will comprise at least 70 years.

Information and photos: JSC AKKUYU NÜKLEER

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The TITAN-2 Holding is a Russian group of companies that builds nuclear facilities. Organisations of the Holding perform the whole cycle of works, from development of basic design documentation to facility commissioning.

The TITAN-2 Holding is the general contractor for construction of the new power units of the Leningrad NPP. At the construction site, the organisations of the Holding perform all civil construction, installation, and electric installation works.

The Holding participates in the construction of Akkuyu NPP in Turkey, Paks II NPP in Hungary and El-Dabaa NPP in Egypt.