Two Liebherr RMG cranes for Russia

Freight Village Vorsino, located outside Moscow have signed a contract with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. for the supply of two rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes. The RMG’s have a span of 32 m, a lift height over rail of 12.5 m and cantilevers of 8 m and 9.7 m respectively. The machines have a safe …

Al Faris orders Liebherr cranes worth around 80 million euros

Al Faris has placed an ordered for 69 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes worth around 80 million euros. The order includes two LTC 1050-3.1 compact cranes, mobile cranes with lifting capacities from 55 to 650 tonnes and three crawler cranes with lifting capacities from 400 to 800 tonnes. The new order includes 12 LTM 1230-5.1 …

Modulift’s CMOD 12 Spreader Frame lifts over 100 years old ship

Built for the Royal Navy in the historic Portsmouth Dockyard over 100 years ago in 1915, Dorian, one of Dunkirk’s little ships, has been in restoration in Southampton since 2011. Once the work was complete, the ship weighing 9.7 tonnes was lifted back into the sea by King Liftings Liebherr LTM1060-3.1 60 tonne crane using …

Liebherr receives ECOL Certificate

Liebherr has completed the process of becoming an approved European Crane Operators Licence training centre and has already carried out its first three German language ECOL examinations in Ehingen at the Liebherr Schulungszentrum. The company received its ECOL Certificate last month following final approval from Lloyds Register. As a result, any operator that passes the …

ESTA releases Best Practice Guide for Transport and Installation of Onshore WTG Systems

The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry (ESTA) has released a new best practice guide in an attempt to reduce wind farm accidents. The Best Practice Guide discussions were lead by ESTA with the support of VDMA Power Systems, the part of the German Engineering Federation whose members include …

Konecranes delivers to Rotterdam

Konecranes has recently delivered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 4 Mobile Harbor Crane to Broekman Logistics following an order placed in December 2019. The new crane is already handling breakbulk and containers at their multipurpose terminal in the Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. “We want our terminal to develop and grow continuously, along with the …

Liebherr lifts in Izrael

Seven Liebherr cranes are being used at the construction site of the three-tower LYFE business complex in Bnei Brak industrial zone in Israel. The total of the cranes could reach nine as this three-year project, led by contractor Ashtrom Construction Ltd. and Dan Real Estate Ltd., approaches its latest phase. The cranes have been provided …

World’s largest crane vessel arrived to Rotterdam

Sleipnir, the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam on Sunday, March 22. The construction of Heerema’s Sleipnir was completed in July 2019 and since then, the vessel has been busy across the globe. Named after the Norse God Odin's eight-legged stallion, Sleipnir stands at 220 meters long, 102 meters …

Tadano suspends production in Germany

The Tadano Group temporarily suspends production at its Lauf and Zweibrücken sites in Germany because of COVID-19. “The safety of our employees, customers and business partners is a top priority in Tadano’s company philosophy. In view of the current situation in which COVID-19 is uncontrollable, we must protect people’s health and hence the health of …

Hendrik Veder Group successfully tests hoisting solution

Hendrik Veder Group has used its full-service solution to test a tub-mounted crane with a hoisting capacity of 5,000 tonnes on board the Allseas Pioneering Spirit. The crane passed the test, lifting successfully at 10 percent overload (5,500 tonnes). The 475-year-old company now supplies its customers with a full-service, plug & play testing concept. The rigging …