Scheuerle wins Trailer Innovation Award

The RotorBladeTransportSystem (RBTS) from Scheuerle took first place in the Chassis category of the Trailer Innovation Award. An international jury of experts made up of journalists from 16 renowned European transport magazines has been presenting the Trailer Innovation Award since 2002 for outstanding ideas and product innovations in the trailer and body sector. On behalf …

ITER relies on Enerpac lifting systems

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are assisting in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500 tonnes vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER vacuum vessel will host the fusion reaction. …

Start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm in Morocco

EDF Renewables, one of the world leaders in renewable energy, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio, are announcing the start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm, which lies around 15 km north-west of Taza in northern Morocco. This …

AAL delivers two Siemens generators for Europe and Iraq

AAL has recently delivered two Siemens ‘S-Gen’ generators, weighing close to 350 mt each, for two new clean energy gas-fired power plants in Europe and Maysan, Iraq that will help to generate a total clean energy output of 1,680 MW. The units were built at Siemens’ worldwide energy hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, and …

Mammoet transports equipment for Sakhalin-2 project despite extreme conditions

Mammoet has transported 22 pieces of vital equipment to the onshore processing facility compression site (OPFC), as a part of the Sakhalin-2 project, located on the east coast of Sakhalin Island, Russia. The island is primarily home to abundant wildlife and therefore lacks enough infrastructure to complete projects of this scale. The biggest challenge was …

Liebherr’s TCC 78000 lifts monopiles for new wind farm in the Baltic Sea

In the port of Rostock, the first of a total of 72 monopoly foundations for the offshore wind farm “Kriegers Flak”, which is currently under construction, were loaded. The wind farm, located south of the Danish coast, will supply up to 600,000 households with electricity in the future and will thus become Denmark's largest offshore …

ALS and Norsea launches new logistics company to support the wind industry

Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has announced together with Norsea, part of the Wilhelmsen Group, the launch of a new logistics company Elevon, whose sole focus is to support the wind industry. “Big opportunities need a singular focus. The pure-play strategy allows Elevon to anticipate and respond quicker to client needs, attract industry-specific talent, go ‘all-in’ …

GE Renewable Energy to hire 250 additional employees for its factory in Cherbourg, France

GE Renewable Energy is planning to recruit 250 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, by the first quarter of 2021. The facility, which opened two years ago in April 2018, has produced the world’s largest offshore wind turbine blade ever manufactured, 107-meters long, dedicated to GE’s Haliade-X …

Mammoet secures biggest ever contract for the Arctic LNG 2 project

Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas has choosen Mammoet as a contractor for the Arctic LNG 2 project. Over the course of four years, Mammoet will install 42 large modules onto three concrete GBS in Murmansk, Russia. The project is expected to use a total of around 2,000 SPMT axles, several …

Gaussin and Total to develop world’s first Full Electric Aircraft Refueller Transporter

Gaussin and Total are working together to develop the world's first full electric ART FULL ELEC (Aircraft Refueller Transporter). Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with a fuel capacity of 30 tons each. Delivery is expected at the end of 2020. Saft, a …