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Liftech provides engineering and design services for many types of projects worldwide, including container cranes and terminals, wharves, heavy lift and rigging, ferry terminals, and bulk unloaders and terminals.

Crane Galleries

Port Everglades Low Profile Cranes

Port Everglades (PED) serves vessels up to 22 containers across and 8 high on deck at their Southport terminal with three new 65-LT capacity low profile STS cranes procured from ZPMC China with help from the Liftech team, also including McKay International Engineers, Leader Firm International, and Liftech Shanghai Limited. At the time of construction, these were the three largest low profile cranes in the world. PED also operates seven 1990s, 46.5-LT capacity Samsung low profile STS cranes to serve vessels with up to 16 containers across. Click image to view gallery.

SSA Port of Oakland Crane Raise

Port of Oakland tenant SSA Marine increased the lift height of four 1999 Port of Oakland ZPMC STS cranes by 26 feet to accommodate the larger vessels calling at the port. Click image to view gallery.

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Select A-frame Crane Projects

Liftech has designed cranes for most of the world’s container crane manufacturers. Other services include crane procurement, assessment, maintenance, modification, repair, and relocation assistance. Click image to view gallery.

Wharf Galleries

Port Everglades Infrastructure

Port Everglades operates seven 1990s, 46.5-LT capacity low profile STS cranes at their Southport terminal for servicing vessels up to 16 containers across. The port is also serving vessels up to 22 containers across with up to 8 high on deck with new 65-LT capacity cranes. Click image to view gallery.

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Redwood City Wharves 1 & 2

Liftech worked with Manson Construction Company as part of their design-build team to design the 426 foot long wharf and access bridges; a 955 foot long sheet pile sea wall, mooring platforms, and walkways; and longshoreman building for the Port of Redwood City. Click image to view gallery.

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Cemex Wharf, West Sacramento

Liftech worked with Manson Construction Company as part of their design-build team to design the wharf, access ramp, and mooring platform structures for a cement unloading facility for Cemex Inc. Click image to view gallery.

Heavy Lift & Rigging Galleries

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Select Heavy Lift Projects

Liftech provides structural design and review of heavy lift and crane structures for nuclear power plants, offshore platforms, and other heavy lift structures. Click image to view gallery.

Float Galleries

San Francisco Floating Fire Station 35

Liftech was the lead marine engineering design consultant for this design-build project of a floating fire station in San Francisco. Fireboats and jet skis moor along the float so the firefighters can quickly respond to emergencies. Click image to view gallery.

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Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal

Water Emergency Transportation Authority, 2019
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Central Bay Operations and Maintenance Facility

Water Emergency Transportation Authority, 2018
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Oakland Clay Street Float

Water Emergency Transportation Authority, 2013
Liftech designed a 78 foot long steel float as a replacement float at the Clay Street Ferry Terminal in Oakland, California. Click image to view gallery.

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South San Francisco Ferry Terminal

Water Emergency Transportation Authority, 2011. Click image to view gallery.

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San Francisco Pier 9 Float

Water Emergency Transportation Authority, 2011.
Liftech designed two 80 ft by 15 ft by 5 ft steel floats as layover berths for Water Emergency Transportation Authority ferry vessels. Click image to view gallery.

Bulk Galleries

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Select Bulk Projects

Liftech provides design and analysis services for material handling equipment including loaders, unloaders, and hydraulic excavators. Click image to view gallery.

Building Galleries

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Select Building Projects

Liftech’s building design experience ranges from one-story and two-story tilt-up concrete building with steel or wood framing to multi-story braced frame steel buildings. Click image to view gallery.

Other Structures Galleries

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Moffett Field Hangar, Mountain View

At more than 1,000 feet long, 250 feet wide, and 170 feet tall each, two blimp hangars constructed in the 1940s at Moffett Field are among the world’s largest clear-span timber structures. One of these hangars had significant damage to many of its timber truss arches. Click image to view gallery.

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Other Structures Projects

Liftech provides design and review services for a variety of other structures that often require a unique understanding of mechanics. Click image to view gallery.