PROJECTS

Throughout our nearly five decades of experience in heavy lift and transport solutions, we have learned that a successful job is built on precise planning and safe execution. This mindset has allowed our business to grow and positively impact some of the most complex projects across two continents. Take a look at what we can do.

Customized Ramps for Heavy Transportation Deep South Crane

Mitigating the Mississippi

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Mitigating the Mississippi

Pulling from its resources and years of experience, Deep South designed and fabricated a barge ramp in 2 weeks time meeting the new CORPS requirements and allowing the project to continue on schedule.

Heavy Lift Equipment for Power Plants

200 Lifts at Michigan Power Plant

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200 Lifts at Michigan Power Plant

At a Michigan power plant, Deep South utilized a 660-ton Demag CC-2800 to complete 200 lifts over an 8 month duration.

VersaCrane

Southeast Petrochemical Turnaround

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Southeast Petrochemical Turnaround

Supplying all cranes in two units during a petrochemical turnaround in the Southeast, Deep South supported the change out of old components and reinstallation of new components with 19 cranes working throughout the project.

Vessel Heavy Haul

37 Vessel Heavy Haul

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37 Vessel Heavy Haul

As part of an expansion project in the Southwest, Deep South received, barged, and transported 37 vessels to complete this project.

Deep South Crane Rigging Services

Coker Derrick Structure Installation

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Coker Derrick Structure Installation

Deep South hoisted and set the four sections of the coker derrick structure, the heaviest of which weighed 256 tons, and two 450-ton coke drums at a Midwest Refinery using our 2,500-ton VersaCrane TC-36000 and our 275-ton Demag CC-1400.

Deep South Cranes

400,400 Pound Boiler Lifts

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400,400 Pound Boiler Lifts

Three boilers were delivered horizontally to Deep South’s 500-ton hydraulic gantry system and then trans-loaded onto Scheuerle SPMTs in a very congested unit.

Turnkey Demolition Facilitates Clean Refinery Modernization

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Turnkey Demolition Facilitates Clean Refinery Modernization

In South America, Deep South demolished and removed three units within a petrochemical facility that was more than 50 years old.

Texas Tourist Bureau Installation

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Texas Tourist Bureau Installation

Highlighting Deep South’s capability to provide services for small commercial projects, Deep South removed and installed an air conditioner at the Texas Tourist Bureau in Orange, Texas.

Deep South Heavy Transportation Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles: 800-mile Turnkey Challenge with Notable Jack and Slide

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Overcoming Obstacles: 800-mile Turnkey Challenge with Notable Jack and Slide

Using its nationwide resources, Deep South transported a reactor and third stage separator from Oklahoma to Ohio and then to its final destination in the refinery using a combination of barging, over-the-road transportation, jack and slide operations, and heavy lifting. 

Deep South Crane

Dismantling and Relocating A Petrochemical Facility

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Dismantling and Relocating A Petrochemical Facility

Deep South was contracted to dismantle and relocate 9 vessels from a petrochemical plant using a combination of barging, heavy transport, and heavy lift services.

SPMT Project Deep South

Blue Sea Modular Transport

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Blue Sea Modular Transport

In South Carolina, Deep South was contracted to transport and secure seven modules from the fabricator shop to a barge site via Scheuerle SPMTs.

Tight Tailswing, Turnkey Solution

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Tight Tailswing, Turnkey Solution

In the Southeast, Deep South performed a complex turnkey project that required equipment modification and careful planning.

Demag CC-2800 Completes Lock Hopper Changeout

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Demag CC-2800 Completes Lock Hopper Changeout

Overlooking Lake Michigan, Deep South assisted in a steel mill lock hopper changeout using the 660-ton Demag CC-2800 with 138' of main boom and 157' of luffing jib with super lift attachment.

Deep South Terex-Demag CC-2800-1

Lifting the Dome

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Lifting the Dome

Using the 660-ton Demag CC-2800-1, Deep South successfully set this 244’ in diameter geodesic dome weighing approximately 145,000 pounds.

Heavy Transport for Oil & Gas Industry

Making the Grade - A Steep Bridge Requires Deep South to Power Up

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Making the Grade - A Steep Bridge Requires Deep South to Power Up

Deep South loaded, secured, and transported four pressure vessels from a fabrication shop to a petrochemical facility using a combination of Scheuerle SPMTs, a 500-ton hydraulic gantry, and Goldhofer Dual Lane trailers.

Deep South Crane Coal

Coal Export Facility System Upgrade

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Coal Export Facility System Upgrade

At a coal export terminal in Southeast Texas, Deep South provided multiple single and tandem lifts to install this conveyor system during a facility upgrade.

Deep South Crane & Rigging

Overcoming Limited Space with Specialty Tools

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Overcoming Limited Space with Specialty Tools

In the Midwest, Deep South transported and set a tower weighing 227,000 pounds and measuring 134’ long by 8’-2" in diameter.

420T VESSEL VERSACRANE™ LIFT

420T Vessel VersaCrane™ Lift

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420T Vessel VersaCrane™ Lift

Using our powerful 2,500-ton VersaCrane TC-36000 with 450’ main boom and a 260’ radius, Deep South successfully removed and replaced these vessels, the largest of which was 420 tons.

OffShore Platform Project

92-line Offshore Platform Specialty Transport

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92-line Offshore Platform Specialty Transport

Using 92 lines of Scheuerle SPMTs with 3 power pack units, Deep South successfully assisted the client in moving this offshore platform in Texas.

Industrial Airpark Lift

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Industrial Airpark Lift

At an industrial airpark in Louisiana, Deep South set steel roof sections weighing 32,000 pounds and measuring 85' long by 30' wide each.

 Demag CC-6800

Overcoming Poor Weather Conditions in Michigan to Lift 12 Components

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Overcoming Poor Weather Conditions in Michigan to Lift 12 Components

Deep South set the first of 12 components ranging from 85,000 pounds to 110,000 pounds using the 1,400-ton Demag CC-6800 at a mining facility in Michigan.

300T Offshore Living Quarters Lift

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300T Offshore Living Quarters Lift

This 300T living quarters module was installed onto an offshore support ship using the Terex Demag CC-2800. 

Deep South Employees

Specialty Ramps Save Client Money

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Specialty Ramps Save Client Money

Our Demag CC-6800 set 4 vessels into final position, traveling with the full load on the hook and utilizing Deep South’s specialty ramps. 

About Deep South Crane

250T Offshore Ship Lift in the Southwest

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250T Offshore Ship Lift in the Southwest

Using a Terex Demag CC-2800, Deep South moved this offshore ship’s crane pieces into place. 

OTR Trailers and Tight Quarter Cranes Key to Successful Project

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OTR Trailers and Tight Quarter Cranes Key to Successful Project

The upper and lower sections of this vessel, weighing 85T and 102T, were transported from the port to the refinery using dual lane Goldhofers.

Scheuerle Highway Trailers Key To Deep South Crane Heavy Haul

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Scheuerle Highway Trailers Key To Deep South Crane Heavy Haul

Deep South Crane & Rigging hauled two manifold skids from Zachary, Louisiana to the Botsco Terminal in Laporte, Texas using Scheuerle highway trailers. This equipment allowed Deep South to expedite permitting to 1 week’s time.

Caustic & PreFrac Tower Lift

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Caustic & PreFrac Tower Lift

Deep South Crane and Rigging was recently contracted by a southeast petrochemical plant as part of a major pre-turnaround project.  In order to de-bottleneck ethylene production, Deep South erected a caustic tower and a prefrac tower.

Flare Stack Lift

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Flare Stack Lift

Deep South Crane and Rigging was contracted for a heavy lift project in Norco, Louisiana.  The scope of work required for this lift included lifting two sections of a flare stack and the flare tip.  

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