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Neues Schiffshebewerk in Niederfinow - Überblick und technische Aspekte


Medium: journal article
Language(s): de 
Published in: Stahlbau, , n. 7, v. 84
Page(s): 454-465
DOI: 10.1002/stab.201510266

New ship lift at Niederfinow, Germany.

A second ship lift is to be constructed in Niederfinow adjacent to the existing lift. After extensive preliminary studies, the Federal Waterways Administration decided on a vertical lift with balancing counterweights. A load-bearing structure consisting of reinforced concrete towers, columns and cable pulley girders, all with foundations in a common trough well, transfers the loads from the water-filled trough (9 000 t) into the bedrock via cable pulley girders. The trough, which is suspended on cables and balanced with counterweights, has a usable length of 115 m, a usable width of 12.5 m and allows a water depth of 4.0 m. Vertical movements of the trough take place by means of rack and pinion drives. A safety system consisting of internally threaded columns and rotary locking bars ensures that the trough stops safely in an emergency.
In May 2008 the contract to construct the new ship lift was awarded to the consortium Neues Schiffshebewerk Niederfinow, consisting of Bilfinger Construction GmbH, DSD Brückenbau GmbH, Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung GmbH

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