West Shore Constructors has the expertise to execute the loading and offloading of large, heavy, and complex structures to and from barges and ships. Working closely with our consultants and affiliates, West Shore provides comprehensive industrial transport solutions from planning and design, through to execution.
BC Ferries: Transportation and heavy lifting of hull and deck components
Delta-Port: Transported and erected pre-assembled bridge span components.ConocoPhillips: Lifting and transportation of pipe-racks fabricated in New Westminster to ConocoPhillips refinery near San Fransisco.
We operate a variety of hydraulic jacks. The capacity and stroke of the jacks range from lightweight long-stroking aluminum units to heavy duty 150 tonne steel units with 14″ stroke and 200 tonne capacity units with 6″ stroke. Our pump control panel allows for grouping of all jacks into “three point suspensions”.
West Shore uses the “Best in Industry” practices. We offer high quality solutions in the specialized area of lifting, lowering, moving and weighing of heavy complex structures. By integrating a variety of hydraulic components, West Shore Ltd. is able to lift massive loads. Our lifting systems are designed with safety and efficiency in mind.
We operate a number of 50 ton capacity dollies each with power steering and “castered – steering” units fitted with long-stroking 40 ton capacity jacks. On several occasions we have designed and supplied custom transport frames for use with the dollies.
We can supply a number of spreaders and rigging consisting of spreader bars, cables and shackles. From the design of the system to the engineering, fabrication, testing and final application, West Shore is able to meet the challenging requirements for a safe and successful project completion.
We operate a sophisticated hydraulic skidding system, which has the following features:
For over 50 years, West Shore Constructors Limited has been a leader in bridge building, marine construction, pile driving, and industrial transport throughout the Lower Mainland and across BC