VIDEO: Crankshaft Exchange on MS Zaandam

   October 23, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

Watch ALE Heavylift performing a crankshaft exchange on ms Zaandam in Uruguay.

The ship's old crankshaft was replaced with a new one, weighing 7.5 tons, via jacking and skidding techniques. Zaandam's old crankshaft was damaged at the bearing points from wear. The exchange took 3 days to complete following a week of preparation.

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