Wind Maintenance, Off-Shore, and Construction

Wind Maintenance, Off-Shore, and Construction


You may know Barnhart Crane for our excellent reputation for lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy hauling, but we lead the way in erecting wind turbines as well. We understand the unique needs of wind energy construction and that every project comes with its own set of challenges. That's why we're committed to providing our customers with efficient and innovative solutions to meet their every need.

Maintenance

Barnhart has not only developed a reputation for excellence, innovation, and reliability for site erection and mechanical completion of wind power generating devices, but also for ongoing maintenance and repair.

There is a critical need to maintain and repair the thousands of wind turbines in use across the nation, and we have innovated new equipment that allows for the repair or even replacement of these components without the need for a crane. That means with Barnhart, your wind turbines gets back online faster and with lower maintenance costs. That's the Barnhart advantage.


Major Component Replacement Services:

  • Blade and Blade Bearing Exchanges
  • Gearbox Exchanges
  • Generator Exchanges
  • Main Shaft Replacement
  • Catastrophic Blade Failure Recovery
  • Component Storage Maintenance
  • Cracked Hub Replacement
  • Yaw Bearing Replacement
  • Erection/Dismantle
  • Thermal Event Emergency and Engineering Services
  • Craneless Blade and Bearing Exchanges
  • Turbine Component Hauling – Nacelles, Blades, and Tower Sections

Offshore

Barnhart is an onshore wind industry leader that’s more than prepared to support our customers’ offshore wind project needs:

Longstanding History

  • We were the first company in the nation to be granted an intermodal contract carrier permit by the ICC.
  • We’ve been serving the Northeast for 100-plus years.
  • We have been a service provider for the Virginia Port Authority for 70 years.
  • Other customers served include Newport News, Virginia International Terminals, and Norfolk Ports.

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Superior & Specialized Equipment

  • We offer heavy lift transport engineered solutions to move the largest components from shore to ship, including cranes, trailers, barges, tug, rigging, heavy hauling, warehousing, and equipment installation services.
  • We bring a fleet of ABS class “All-Ocean” barges with RORO capability.

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Knowledge and Expertise

  • We have the capability and understanding to help with marine planning, including sounding surveys, load securement plans, and RORO logistics.
  • Our specialized team can also assist with route development, permits, DOT and utility coordination, engineering studies, risk assessments, and feasibility studies.

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Construction

At Barnhart, we have a longstanding history with the wind construction market. In fact, we've been involved in the construction of all wind sites for 20 years in the United States.

Our specialized team has significant experience with all major turbine platforms, including:

  • Vestas
  • GE
  • Siemens
  • Acciona
  • Suzlon
  • Gamesa
  • Senvion/REPower
  • Clipper
  • Nordic
  • DeWind
  • Goldwind
  • Ogin

Major Wind Maintenance Services Include:

  • Blade and Blade Bearing Exchanges
  • Gearbox Exchanges
  • Generator Exchanges
  • Main Shaft Replacement
  • Catastrophic Blade Failure Recovery
  • Component Storage Maintenance
  • Cracked Hub Replacement
  • Yaw Bearing Replacement
  • Erection/Dismantle
  • Thermal Event Emergency Services
  • Craneless Blade and Bearing Exchanges
  • Turbine Component Hauling – Nacelles, Blades, and Tower Sections