Collett delivers 57metre blades for Twentyshilling Wind Farm

In June 2021, the Collett Teams began transporting components for 9 Vestas V117 turbines from King George V Dock.  Each of the components for each complete turbine; the three tower sections, three blades, nacelle, drive train and hub, would require specialist transport logistics for the 170 mile journey to site. Collett undertook a test drive …

Three Liebherr Auto RMGs for CSX Intermodal in North Carolina

Liebherr Container Cranes delivered three fully automated rail mounted gantry cranes to the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (CCX) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The cabinless RMGs have been supplied with Liebherr Remote operator Stations (ROS) for supervised moves and exception handling.  The widespan Liebherr RMGs have a span of 165 ft. (50.292 m), a …

First Kalmar Eco Reachstacker to be delivered in Latin America

Kalmar has concluded a deal with Portonave S/A – Terminais Portuários de Navegantes (Portonave) to supply a Kalmar Eco Reachstacker, the first of its kind to be delivered to a customer in Latin America. With delivery scheduled for Q2 2022, the unit delivered to Portonave will have a lifting capacity of 45 tonnes and 1-over-6 …

United Heavy Lift expands fleet with MV UHL Fighter

MV UHL Fighter, vessel number 16 in a series of 17 F900 Eco-Lifter newbuildings was delivered to United Heavy Lift (UHL) on December 11. UHL took delivery of the newbuilding MV UHL Fighter at the Hudong shipyard in Shanghai, China. “We affirm our company’s commitment to contributing to an eco-friendly shipping industry by investing in …

Ready for the next generation of wind turbines

The Bergheim-based company, Wasel, took delivery of an LR 1700-1.0, the latest crawler crane model from Liebherr. For its first job, the new LR 11000 was transported to a wind farm in Coesfeld in North Rhine- Westphalia. Matthias Wasel, who runs the business with his brother, Thomas, explains: “The lifting capacity requirements in industry and …