For company VCMF (Vinci Construction Maritime et Fluvial) MPS has supplied a modular pontoon equipped with three spudlegs to carry an excavator that will be used for maintenance work on a bridge over the Rhone river, located near Roquemaure in south of France. The pontoon dimensions are 30.48 x 12.19 x 2.44m and is also used as a dive platform to support the divers that work on the bridge foundations. The work is part of a maintenance program of the autoroute A9 and consists of (under water) cleaning and repairing / re-enforcing the bridge pilons and afterwards protecting the bottom surface by rock-placement.
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Modular Pontoon Systems is the exclusive manufacturer of MPS container pontoons but as well sectional workboats and jack-ups. All MPS’s equipment is available for purchase or rental.
MPS container pontoons and other equipment are used in many industries such as dredging, civil construction including oil & gas.
MPS modular pontoons are Bureau Veritas certified for use on inland waters up to coastal areas. Its modular design, international transport standards and easy assembly allow applications in remote areas all over the world.
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