Jumbo and SAL aim to form joint venture

SAL, the German-based breakbulk and project cargo specialist, and Jumbo, the Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor, have announced their intention to form a joint venture. The Jumbo-SAL-Alliance would be focused on gaining logistical efficiencies, such as joint fleet operations, and benefits for its customers, such as increased flexibility and offering customers worldwide …

Antonov airlines completes urgent transport from Ghana to India

Antonov Airlines and Rhenus Projects Logistics USA have completed an urgent transport of a 54-tonne rotor from Ghana to India for repairs. Rhenus Project Logistics USA chartered the flight to carry the 10.50 m long, 3.89 m wide, 4.13 m high rotor from Accra, Ghana, to Mumbai, India, and back. Antonov Airlines used loading equipment …

Jumbo’s latest innovation reduces flash rust

Jumbo has introduced its in-house  developed innovation that solves the issue of persistent flash rust caused by the removal of temporary welded securings on board its fleet of heavy lift vessels. The prototype device was developed by Jumbo Chief Officer and part-time Master’s student Bob Heikoop. Initial results show that the device is not only …

Jumbo completes transport phase for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo has completed the transportation part of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jumbo mobilised ships from its own heavy lift vessel fleet, together with subcontracted deck carriers and HLVs from third parties, to transport the 40 monopiles, 120 monopile sections and 40 transition pieces (TPs) from yards …

Roll Group completes first Factory to Foundation project in the Middle East

Roll Group UAE has recently completed its first Factory to Foundation project in the Middle East. The Module transportation started in December 2020 and was completed in 5 weeks. Phase one of the project consisted of weighing, sea and land transportation, and installation onto foundation of several Modules.   Regional Sales Director,Nimalan Logeswaran, commented “Due …

ALS loads wind turbine blades in extreme conditions

Abnormal Load Services - ALS in partnership with Norsea (part of the Wilhelmsen Group) have recently invested in the onshore and offshore renewables sector by launching a new logistics company Elevon whose sole focus is to support the wind industry The Elevon renewables team have overcome wintery conditions for renewables as they are busy on …

United Heavy Lift takes delivery of the first of eight F900 Eco-Lifter newbuildings

United Heavy Lift has taken a delivery of the first in a series of eight state-of-the-art F900 Eco-Lifters newbuildings. The MV UHL Faith was delivered to the CSSC shipyard in Hudong, China. “We affirm our company’s commitment to contributing to an eco-friendly shipping industry by investing in fuel-efficient tonnage. We look forward to taking delivery …