Race against time
23 January 2013
With a tight contract timeframe, the flexibility provided by three AFI boom lifts played a key role in ensuring that a luxury cruise liner could dock in the morning, be reliveried with its new name and be ready to set s
As part of a seven-hour operation, AFI supplied Haulotte H21TX and H25TPX diesel telescopic booms with working heights of 20.80 metres and 25.00 metres to Specialist Blasting Services (SBS) for a contract to change the name of the 'Saga Pearl II' to 'Quest For Adventure'. SBS needed boom lifts that could be manoeuvred easily around the Southampton dockside and also meet the weight loadings required for them to be transported on a floating barge where they could be used to change the ship's name. SBS quickly selected the boom lifts from AFI's user-friendly website.