What You Can Expect From A GRT Custom Fabrication

Updated: Aug 6


Since 2000 Global Rigging and Transport has been supplying engineering services along with custom design and custom fabrications to the heavy lift and heavy transport industry. Throughout this time we have expanded and updated our fabrication capabilities to serve our clients in the best possible way.


So what can you expect from a GRT Custom Fabrication?


Our Fabrication Workshop measures at 150ft x 55ft with a 30ft ceiling and a 14ft x 18ft bay door - from here we are able to provide the following on any custom fabrication project:

  • 10 ton overhead crane.

  • CWB Certified Welding Operations - awarded since 2002 in mild and stainless steel.

  • AWS Certified Welding Operations - awarded since 2000.

  • Fulltime QAQC manager on staff.

  • Fulltime engineers and drafters on staff.

  • Fulltime CWB Certified welding supervisors on staff.

We have the space and capacity, but do we have the experience?

Below is a list of some of our previous Custom Fabrications, highlighting no job is too big for the GRT team: • Jacking, lifting and transport equipment including GRT self-climbing jacks from 55 to 500 ton capacity, 2400 ton Containerized Transport Truss System (CTTS) for relocating the largest container cranes in the world, rod lifters, 1800 ton crane raising frames capable of raising the largest container cranes in the world, skid gear and winch systems. • Spreader bars, custom jacking and lifting frames. • Full size cell guide and container lashing systems for ILWU training purposes. • Sea-bracing and sea-fastening for marine transportation projects. • Handrails, walkways, stairs and platforms. • Crane replacement components such as boom girders, leg sections, boom hinge and tower sections.

In addition to our space and experience we offer the following complimentary services to our clients when requiring Custom Fabrication. By doing this we ensure that we can provide a beginning to end top quality service with health and safety at the forefront: • Fulltime engineering, modelling and drafting support. • Field services to support installation, replacement, repair, refurbishment and modifications to material handling equipment. We specialize in Ship to Shore Container Cranes and Bulk Handling Systems. • Load testing services utilizing both hard weights and water weights to certify new lifting appliances and/or to recertify existing lifting appliances as a result of being refurbished, repaired or modified. • 24-hour emergency response crews.


If you have a project that requires Custom Fabrication or any other services provided by Global Rigging & Transport, please contact: d.close@globalrigging.com


GRT have offices in Virginia (US), Vancouver (Canada), San Antonio (Chile) and Panama City (Panama), enabling our capacity to meet the needs of global clients quickly and efficiently.