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 …

Mammoet expands fleet in the Middle East and Africa

Mammoet has added eight cranes to its fleet in the Middle East, Africa and Caspian (MEA) region. A 600t crawler crane, a 400t, two 250t and 100t capacity all-terrain cranes, as well as three 35t rough terrain cranes have been added to the regional fleet.  Mammoet MEA provides equipment day hire through to turnkey mega-project …

AAL commits to long-term monthly tramp sailings on its Asia – Americas trade route

AAL Shipping is capitalising on the frequency of sailings it has operated in the past 12 months between Asia and the Americas, to commit tonnage and resources to strengthening the trade lane going forward into 2021. Photo: Michael Morland Michael Morland, General Manager of AAL Americas and based in Houston, Texas explained; “Our service connects …

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 …

The Crosby Group invests in Verton Technologies

The Crosby Group has announced that it has completed a significant investment in Verton Technologies. Australian-based Verton has developed and commercialized disruptive advancements in load orientation technology that remove the need for human held tag lines in lifting applications. These innovations play a critical role in improving the safety and productivity of global lifting operations.  …