180 axle lines from Cometto position the “bridge of superlatives”

Luxembourg railroad company CFL has completed an important step in its infrastructure expansion program by shifting a 200-meter-long arch bridge with a help of self-propelled vehicles from Cometto. With a length of 200 meters and a width of 18.5 meters, the arch spire reaching 40 metres from the deck to the highest point of the upper arch, it …

Bolloré Logistics transports helicopter from France to Chile

Bolloré Logistics has recently delivered an H125 helicopter from France to Santiago de Chile. The 11 m squirrel is a versatile device suitable for business transport, medical evacuation, or urban and road surveillance.  The operation was carried out on behalf of Ecocopter (a rotorcraft operator based in Chile). The pick-up service from Marseille, the air …

Hackl Spezial-Transporte acquires Goldhofer’s new »FT SERIES«

Hackl Spezial-Transporte GmbH has placed an order for Goldhofer’s new »FT SERIES«, a pivot-mounted pendulum axle combination system for on-road working in the heavy payload class.  Photo: The Hackl family with their children on completion of the contract at Bauma.From the left: Philipp Grosse, »STARLINE« Sales Manager, Robert Steinhauser, Vice President Sales & Service, Levin …

Mammoet partners with Bay Crane Services

Mammoet has announced strategic partnership with Bay Crane Services, one of the leaders in the crane rental, specialized transportation, and construction industries throughout the Northeastern United States. This partnership will focus on servicing the renewable Offshore Wind requirements of the Northeastern United States. Mammoet USA was founded in 1989 to provide local engineered heavy lift …

RBTS from Scheuerle transport longest rotor blades available on the market

Heavy transport specialist P. Adams added three blade transport systems (RBTS) from TII Scheuerle to its fleet and has already mastered the first practical application with 83-metre-long blades. A total of 24 rotor blades had to be transported along the approximately 170-kilometre route from the port city of Uddevalla in western Sweden, where the wind …

Edwards moves heavy press components

Edwards Moving & Rigging has transported six oversized press components averaging 333,500lb  (151tonnes) in weight with the heavies pice weighing 448,041lbs (203tonnes).  The six press components arrived at the Port of New Orleans via sea vessel where they were direct discharged via ship’s gear to Edwards prearranged beams and stands staged on a waiting deck …

Allelys delivers eight transformes to Shetland Islands

Allelys has recently completed the delivery and installation of eight transformers for two separate projects, the Kergord Energy Station and Viking Energy Substation, on the Shetland Islands. The first project involved transporting four transformers, all weighing 168te and measuring 7.5m long, 4m wide and 4.5m high, using a 15 axle modular trailer from Lerwick Port to …

Record-breaking transport in Northern Ireland

Allelys has transported four units from Belfast Harbour to Kilroot Power Station breaking the existing record for the heaviest loads to be transported on Northern Ireland’s road network.  The four units comprised of two turbines weighing 317te each and two generators weighing 370te each. The generators arrived into Belfast from the USA, whilst the turbines …

Faymonville Group: payloads up to 15,000 tonnes and beyond

The family-managed manufacturer of special vehicles for heavy-duty and special transport, the Faymonville Group, is showcasing its expertise in Munich with fifteen exhibits awaiting the international audience. On an outdoor area of 1,450 square meters, the pioneer in transport solutions, will put on display three product brands MAX Trailer, Faymonville and Cometto. Celebrating its premiere …