Liebherr’s largest port handling machine operates in China

The world’s largest, electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine with gantry undercarriage, the LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic, has been commissioned and handed over in Da Feng Port in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. The LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic is the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class entirely supplied by …

New addition to Roll Group fleet

Roll Group has added another Module Carrier into their fleet. With a length of 146m, a width of 32m and 12,285t deadweight, this vessel is slightly smaller than the current Module Carriers, BigRoll Bering and BigRoll Beaufort, but it has many similarities. The flush cargo deck measures 123.8 x 32.2 m, compared to 125 x …

Kuenz: Intermodal container cranes for Poland

The Polish company Centrum Logistyczno Inwestycyjne Poznań II Sp. z o.o. is going to extend its intermodal container terminal in Jasin, near Poznan.For subject extension, Kuenz has been awarded for the delivery of three brand new single girder intermodal cranes. They will be able to stack one over four containers and be equipped with a …

Vertikal Days opens its doors !

The Vertikal Days opens its doors at the Donington Park in the East Midlands, one of the famous grounds of British motorsport. This two day event, which takes place on May 15th and 16th, gathers the biggest actors of lifting, handling and access platforms. A number of new products made their way over from Bauma …

ESTA and FEM look into safety in on-shore wind farm construction

On March 6, 2018, the third Summit organized by ESTA (European association for abnormal transport and mobile crane industry) and FEM (European materials handling federation) will take place in the Bucerius Law School of Hamburg. Gathering most of the major actors of the Industry, it will deal with safety and standards in on-shore wind farm …

The first 32 meters high Palazzani XTJ 32/C ECO spider with lithium batteries delivered in Italy

In Italy, the Deca S.r.l company, specialized among others in rental equipment for green areas maintenance with public and private companies, just owned a Palazzani access platform of 32 meters high, the XTJ 32/C ECO spider, which is the first one powered with lithium batteries. Delivered in the Lazio region in Italy, this investment has …

Aertssen Group plans to buy the crane rental company Michielsens

Aertssen group, based in Stabroek in Belgium, has shown its willingness to take over the activities and the staff from the crane rental company Michielsens. This acquisition is part of the group growth strategy which is to maximise the strengths of both companies. In this way the group wishes to strengthen its own position in …

HIAB draws its large capacity Multilift Futura 18

The new heavy duty skiploader was introduced to the marketplace at a launch event in Fulda, Germany. The Multilift Futura 18 completes the Multilift Futura product range, that now consists of equipment with 8, 12 and 18-tonne capacity. This model, like all models in the range, has many safety options such as hydraulic side stops, …