Fallen Zechariah crane will be segmented and shipped - Kiev
The jib of the largest floating crane in Europe will be cut into 50-ton parts and transported to the Lenin's Forge plant where the new one will be produced. Ukraine. 21st November 2011
Engineers report that the barge derrick will be not earlier than in 4 months in the ranks. Floating crane LK-600 "Zacharias" was built on the Kiev "Lenіn's forge" factory primarily for the assembly of large sections of the Podolsky bridge. Specifications valve: length (with a boom in transport position) - 148 m, the maximum load capacity - 680 tonnes (t 2h340) the lowering (raising) boom in transport position - 2 hours and a maximum hook height above the water - 75 m. It is the biggest one in Europe.
As reported, last Friday the floating crane, that was used while building the Podilskyi-Voskresenskyi bridge in Kyiv, felt down. Five workers rescued themselves and three were provided with help by rescue team.