Goldhofer FTV 550 transports wind power components in Ecuador 

The wind farm Minas de Huascachaca, Ecuador’s largest wind farm, comprises 14 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 50 MW. Elecaustro S.A., which is based in Cuenca was commissioned to plan and construct this wind farm located in Loja Province. The contract to transport the turbines was awarded to the Colombian special transport …

MYCRANE entrusted with global lifting projects

Beijing-based Haihua Industry Group, involved in the production and trade of chemical industry products and equipment for the oil and energy sectors, made use of MYCRANE’s online crane rental platform. Using the free service, Haihua was able to source a 400t crawler crane for use on three column installations at a refinery. Critical lift was …

Antonov Airlines flies power plant components to Nigeria

Antonov Airlines working with Chapman Freeborn Germany has completed three AN-124-100 flights to transport a new mobile gas power plant generator and associated equipment from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Kano, Nigeria. The delivered cargo, including generator, turbine and additional equipment, weighed about 200 tonnes. The project has been a year in the making. “The entire Antonov …

Bolloré Logistics involved in the East African Crude Oil Pipeline project

Bolloré Logistics has been awarded a contract for the Main Logistics Contractor Services (MLC) for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project.  The EACOP project will construct a 1,443 Kilometre buried pipeline that will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula on the Tanzanian coast. The project will include …

First “game changer” from Liebherr goes to Sarens

The demand from the market for large crawler cranes is growing, for example in the petrochemicals industry and port handling involving enormous components for offshore applications. Driven by the energy revolution, part weights are increasing all the time, particularly when handling components for offshore wind turbines. Liebherr has decided to meet this challenge and has …