Hendrik Veder Group achieves sustainability targets with environmentally friendly lubricant

Hendrik Veder Group has supplied two non-rotating cables as a part of a prestigious new offshore project. Each of the two 350-metre cables has a diameter of 114 millimetres and they are treated with sustainable Elaskon WR environmentally acceptable lubricant (EAL).  EAL is biodegradable and non-bioaccumulative. It also has a minimal impact on aquatic ecosystems …

Aertssen Kranen and Michielsens contracted by Total Antwerp

Over the next five years, crane companies Aertssen Kranen and Michielsens will carry out all lifting and rigging works at the sites of Total Refinery Antwerp, Total Olefins Antwerp and Total Polymers Antwerp. This in a joint venture, through a newly created company called AMI. In order to guarantee a unique service, the idea arose to …

Video: Jumbo’s Fairpartner loads 10 TPs for Yunlin

Smulders is an international steel construction company with more than 1,000 employees working across different locations in Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Poland. The company was responsible for the construction of 40 transition pieces (TPs) and 80 e-units for wpd’s offshore wind farm Yunlin, located approx. 8 km off the west coast of …

Sharp increase in demand for wind turbines in North America.
 TII Group provides suitable transport solutions

Wind energy is considered a safe, low-emission and inexpensive power source and thus a key driver of the energy system transition process. Experts expect a significant expansion of capacities especially in North America*. As a result, transport needs are undergoing a significant increase. Wind turbine components must be transported to the place of use from …

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. …

Mammoet and Verton sign on to springboard safer load orientation

Verton, a smart technology company has announced a new partnership with international heavy lifting and transport specialist, Mammoet in a drive to raise safety standards in crane operations around the world. This new collaboration will mean Verton’s equipment and solutions are made available to Mammoet’s network of clients, which includes the likes of Shell, Chevron and Keltbray, …

Sany Container Crane delivered in Latvia

On the 25th August, the delivery ceremony of Sany’s large Ship-to-Shore Container Crane STS454701 to Latvian customer Baltic Container Terminal Ltd. (BCT) was successfully conducted at the port of Riga. At the invitation of Mr. Gerard Sammut, CEO of the host BCT, Ambassador Liang Jianquan of the China Embassy in Latvia, Economic and Commercial Counselor …

Fagioli and Somalew Cranes & Logistics form strategic alliance

Fagioli SPA, Italy, and Somalev Cranes & Logistics, based in Morocco, have formed a strategic alliance to provide heavy lifting services to many upcoming projects in Morocco and region. Fagioli, specialised in heavy transport and lifting, project logistics and freight forwarding activities, has a large fleet of equipment to perform any kind of transport and …