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Drake closes Cometto deal to propel Australian Naval infrastructure assets

  • Posted on Friday 10th, May 2019.

Australian Naval Infrastructure has ordered 16 modules of Cometto’s self-propelled MSPE Evo3 70t via The Drake Group.

The Drake Group has worked with Cometto extensively to provide and service a wide range of Cometto modular trailers for carrying future generation surface ships and submarines.

The six-axle MSPE 6/4/2,43 Evo3 70t is, according to The Drake Group, the best in the business. The order from Australian Naval Infrastructure includes 16 of these units in addition to two 368kW power packs, providing more than 6,000 tonnes of payload capacity and furthermore the ability to reach a total capacity of 10,000 tonnes.

“We’re proud to continue our relationship with Cometto and excited to work with Australian Naval Infrastructure on this high profile project ”, said The Drake Group Sales Manager, Sam Drake, Sales Manager at The Drake Group.

“We’re pleased to see the MSPE line continue their history of handling the largest loads imaginable in the country,” he said.

In other news, The Drake Group delivered a 10x8 steerable to Rio Tinto painted in Beyond Blue colours to help raise awareness of mental disorders including depression.

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