NICOLAS is member of TII Group, the worldwide leading manufacturer of heavy transport equipment. NICOLAS transporters master the special requirements of the offshore and shipyard industry with excellence.Our transporters move giant ships, submarines or completely prefabricated drilling platforms. The world market leader in the production of heavy load and special vehicles are professionals when it comes to moving heavy loads on locations that are hard to access. On public roads or rough terrain as
well as on-site plant operations, vehicles from NICOLAS prove their worth on a daily basis. For transportation in shipyards or the offshore industry, the TII Group offers a broad product portfolio to meet a wide range of requirements: from small sections to
megablocks, individual components to complete ships and oil platforms. Pulled vehicle units are likewise available as self-propelled heavy load units which handle loads of 16,000 tonnes and more when coupled together.
- SPMT - Shipyard Transporter - Industrial Lift
Transporter - Tractomas - Customized Transport Equipment for the
Shipbuilding and Shipyard Industry
Self-propelled Modular Transporter / MHD-SPE
With the first self-propelled transport modules used in shipbuilding and the SPMT (Self Propelled Modular Transporter) invented in the 1980s, the potential payloads suddenly increased and are basically unlimited today. Today, seventy per cent of all transports over 3,000 tonnes and ninety per cent of all transports over 5,000 tonnes are performed on modular, self-propelled vehicles by the TII Group. Unit weights of 17,200 tonnes - world record - have already been transported with SPMT.
Shipyard Transporters / Ship section transporter
Ship section lift transporters have payloads up to 1,300
tonnes. Through the combination of individuals vehicles, even heavier loads can be transported. The precise steering, sensitive drive system and the powerful lifting hydraulics means they have become an indispensable part of cost-effective and functional logistics in the shipbuilding industry. With a steering angle of 165 degrees in both directions, ship section lift transporters are also very manoeuvrable in the tightest of spaces.
NICOLAS Industrie S.A.S.
19 Avenue du Tertre
Phone: +33 386 535200
Fax: +33 386 535249
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