Custom Solutions

LDD can design, engineer and deliver a range of custom-built handling equipment for pile installations. Our in-house design & engineering capability lends itself to developing pile upending equipment for your next foundation installation project.

LDD has engineered and built a range of upending equipment as part of temporary works packages across the world. We can deliver a full upending package as a single item of equipment or as part of a larger installation package depending on your project requirements.


  • Custom-engineered and built to any size


  • Designed to DNV standards


  • large diameter monopiles for offshore wind farms or bridge foundations
  • nuclear riser conductors
  • hydraulic hammers
  • drill string bottom hole assemblies


  • safe working
  • reduce crane capacity
  • enables safe working at higher wind speeds
  • enables safe working in bigger sea states of floating vessels

To discuss your project requirements and our custom-made ‘pile upending solutions’, please feel free to contact our LDD team for an informal discussion.