UK heavylift company Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has completed the latest in a series of inspection and certification assignments related to equipment at the Ferrybridge Power Station Multifuel 2 (FM2) project in West Yorkshire, England.

The Ferrybridge site, originally home toHeavylift inspection completed at Ferrybridge multifuel plant three coal-fired power stations, was decommissioned and is being upgraded to burn mixed fuel including biomass, fuel from waste and waste wood. The new FM2 power station will generate over 50 MW of energy.


RSS received its Ferrybridge contract from Croatian mechanical engineering group Duro Daković Holding. RSS was tasked with a thorough examination of two, 127 tonne-capacity lifting beams and two 82 tonne-capacity lifting frames that had arrived by container from Croatia.

Mick Gill, senior testing engineer at RSS, said: “We completed inspection of the four items within a day and presented the client with appropriate certificates.”

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