Keppel Prince

Projects - NEG Micon: Starfish Hills

January 2003

Keppel Prince Engineering provided services to assisted with the erection of the bottom sections of 23 wind towers at Starfish Hills Wind Farm, which is located near Cape Jervis on the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Challenge

The transportation of 23 sections (20 metres in length and each weighing 25 tonnes) from the manufacturing plant at Portland to the Starfish Hills site.

Solution

Oversize loads on low loaders with pilot and following vehicles over a predetermined route which could accommodate the dimensions and weight of the trucks.
wind tower construction
wind tower construction