Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports 48 sterilisation trucks to Dubai

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated six AN-124-100 charters, transporting 48 street sterilisation vehicles from China to the United Arab Emirates. The special flights delivered the trucks from Shanghai to Dubai for final destination Abu Dhabi, where the vehicles will be used for a “National Disinfection Programme” in preventative action against COVID-19. All flights were in cooperation …

AAL delivers giant jib cranes to Dubai

The AAL Melbourne recently delivered two jib cranes and their components weighing just over 1,800 mt in total to Dubai. Manufactured in China by global supplier of heavy lifting and handling equipment, Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machineries Co. ltd., the two cranes were loaded by the mega-size A-Class HL MPV, the AAL Melbourne in Taicang. They …

Conakry Terminal takes delivery of four new Konecranes RTGs

In the beginning of April, Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, took delivery of four Konecranes RTG gantries. This investment is a part of the plan to modernise the activities of the container terminal. With a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes each, the four gantry cranes were specifically designed for handling containers at port …

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 …

Liebherr delivers to Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth Container Terminal (PECT) has taken a delivery of two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes type LHM 600. The two cranes were transported from Rostock, Germany to South Africa. After a 20-day journey, they were unloaded from the transport vessel “Happy Dragon”. Transnet Port Terminal’s Acting Chief Executive, Michelle Phillips said, “Having lost an …

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 …

Additional 56 Cometto MSPE axle lines for Nippon Express

Cometto has delivered 56 Cometto MSPE axle lines to the Japanese industry giant Nippon Express. This shipment was the final lot of their recent order of self-propelled vehicles, offering an additional payload capacity of more than 3400 t. The latest delivery included 8 axle lines type MSPE 40t and 48 axle lines type MSPE EVO3 …

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 …

Geodis secures millions of masks for France

Geodis has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France. The transport specialist is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could be extended into the month of May. Geodis …

Eight Liebherr RTGs for DP World’s terminal in Berbera

Liebherr Container Cranes will supply eight RTGs to DP World’s terminal in Berbera, Somaliland, following a recently signed contract. The new cranes are part of a phased expansion of the port, with phase one including a new 400 m quay and a 250,000 m2 yard extension. The variable speed diesel RTGs are six containers plus …