Great Lakes Dredge Barge

In May 2021 Core had the opportunity to provided berthing, crane services, repair services, welding services and tug repair for the Dredge Ellis Island that was mobilizing to dredge the Mobile Ship channel. Core has vast experience and capabilities in shore-based services.


Mobile Pulley Works - Spud Lift

Mobile Pulley Works commissioned Core to lift a spud that was needing to be positioned upward and installed in a dredge they were mobilizing to work in Mobile Bay. Core used their heavy lift crane to lift and install the approximately 100-ton spud.


MWCC- Replacing Dunnage

Core manufactured new concrete mats to be placed under four reels in the MWCC dock storage area. When the matts were prepared, Core used the H/L crane to walk the four 200 ton reels with flexibles to temporary storage. We removed the old dunnage and replaced it with new concrete ones. Core then lifted and walked the four reels back into the long term storage area and placed them on the new concrete mats.


MWCC: Receiving two subsea cooling modules

Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is responsible for the maintenance, deployment and operation of the Containment System during a response to a deepwater well control incident in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. MWCC utilizes the facilities and services of Technip USA and Core Industries to store, maintain and test the equipment in Mobile, Alabama.

In September 2020 MWCC expanded their well containment system with the addition of two subsea cooling modules that will rest on the seabed in the petroleum flow line. This will provide cooling for some of the extremely high temperatures that some of the newest wells are seeing in the production lines. This equipment was manufactured in Texas and brought to their Surf location at Core for storage and maintenance. It was Cores responsibility to safely offload the two cooling modules (170,000 lbs. each) and their Mud matts (110,000 lbs. each), then integrate these pairs into storage positions in the MWCC Dock Area at Core Industries.


Saipem Constellation: Loading Reels

January 2020 Saipem Constellation vessel arrived at Core Industries to retrieve the four (917 ton) reels and one (175 ton) top module from our storage yard. The reels and top module were previously brought in August 2019. SPMT’s (Self Propelled Mobile Transporters) were used to move the reels from their POR (place of rest) and the vessels crane was used to load them on board. Core’s heavy lift transportation and storage capabilities allowed for this to be completed successfully.


December 2019: Sider Jasmine

Sider Jasmine arrived at Core Industries private port facility in December 2019 delivering 7 suction piles for the Mad Dog 2 project. Core offloaded and stored the suction piles. The suction piles will be picked up at a later date. Core’s storage capabilities and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico allows us to assist in many projects for various clients.


SPI/Mobile Pulley Works: A-Frame Loadout

After a successful dredge ladder loadout in early November 2019, SPI/Mobile Pulley Works contracted Core to utilize and load out an A-frame onto a barge for delivery to their client. Berard transported three A-frame parts from SPI/Mobile Pulley Works to Core’s private port facility. Core worked alongside, providing crane services and other critical assistance, MPW to utilize a 100’ X 100’ area on the main dock to assemble the three pieces of the A-frame. The two leg pieces weighed approximately 53,000 lbs each with the main A-frame cross member piece weighing approximately 132,000 lbs. Core assisted with resources to stage and turn the three pieces into position for assembly and then provided load out the final completed unit onto a barge.


SPI/Mobile Pulley Works: Dredge Ladder Loadout

In November 2019 SPI/Mobile Pulley Works utilized Core Industries private port facilities to load out a dredge ladder and other associated pieces weighing in excess of 300 tons. Berard transported the dredge ladder approximately 3 miles from the SPI facility to Core Industries in Theodore, AL. Once the ladder was received at the port, it was lifted onto a barge using Core’s 660-ton heavy lift crane.


Fieldwood Lift: Reel Loadout

In June 2019 Core Industries loaded out a reel onto a barge that was being delivered to Oceaneering. The reel had previously been kept and stored at Core Industries since 2014. The reel weighed 160 tons. Core industries storage capabilities include long/short term, indoor/outdoor, custom, and Foreign Trade Zone storage options for all kinds of cargo and clients in various industries.


Siemens: Long Term Storing of Power Generation Systems A45 Units

In December 2018 Siemens contracted Core Industries to receive and store 4 Power Generation Systems (PGS). Fracht was the logistic company hired to transport the equipment to Core Industries private port facilities. The PGS arrived in late December 2018. One PGS consists of 3 trailers and associated crates of equipment. There were 12 trailers total for the 4 PGS along with many assorted crates and modular pieces which were brought to the port to be stored. Core industries used various pieces of lifting equipment to receive, move and locate the cargo to long term storage. The equipment will be picked up at a later date by truck or ship, depending on Siemens eventual client location. Core Industries vast storage areas, favorable tax status for interim storage of equipment, proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and expertise in handling large and heavy equipment made this project successful. We look forward to working and storing more equipment for Siemens in the future.