Mammoet secures biggest ever contract for the Arctic LNG 2 project

Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas has choosen Mammoet as a contractor for the Arctic LNG 2 project. Over the course of four years, Mammoet will install 42 large modules onto three concrete GBS in Murmansk, Russia. The project is expected to use a total of around 2,000 SPMT axles, several …

Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports 48 sterilisation trucks to Dubai

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated six AN-124-100 charters, transporting 48 street sterilisation vehicles from China to the United Arab Emirates. The special flights delivered the trucks from Shanghai to Dubai for final destination Abu Dhabi, where the vehicles will be used for a “National Disinfection Programme” in preventative action against COVID-19. All flights were in cooperation …

Mammoet opens new office in Ukraine

Mammoet has opened a new office and yard in Kiev, Ukraine, with the aim to improve its local offering in the country. Serving the petrochemicals, civil, maritime, metals, nuclear and renewables sectors, the heavy lift specialist has been active in Ukraine since 2011. One of Mammoet’s most significant projects in the country has been its …

Scheuerle SPMTs transport 130m long bridge across Germany’s busiest motorway

The German heavy-load logistics company Schmidbauer has opted for Scheuerle SPMTs to transport a 1,500 tonne and 130 m long bridge via one of Germany's busiest motorways. A total of 56 axle lines were required in order to distribute the load of the bridge, support beams and sub-structure as well as SPMT modules totalling 2,000 …

Kroustalelis Special Transport trusts Goldhofer heavy-duty modules

Greek special transport company, Kroustalelis, relied on a Goldhofer THP/LTSO heavy-duty combination as a trailer combination to transport a 67-meter-long naphtha splitter and an equally long deisohexanizer from the production facility of EKME S.A. in Thessaloniki to the local port for onward shipment. Kroustalelis Special Transport handled the first stage of the journey to the …

Enerpac Jack-Up System completes bridge deck installation in a single move

Logistics and heavy lift specialist, Osprey Group, used the Enerpac JS-250 Jack-up system to complete a bridge deck installation with one single movement. Completed before the recent UK shutdown, the 74m long x 16m wide bridge deck replaced an existing bridge over a dual carriageway. Using the JS-250 Jack-Up Systems allowed the bridge deck to …

Van der Vlist for Wieringermeer wind farm

After the transport of 50 windmills to Wieringermeer, Van der Vlist has commenced the second phase of 32 complete windmills, making it the biggest windfarm in the Dutch countryside. The first ship with tower sections have arrived to the terminal in Moerdijk and will be soon re-loaded onto trailers for the final leg of the …

Sarens installs wind turbines in Kazakhstan

On behalf of customer GE and project owner ENI, Sarens has recently unloaded several wind turbines parts and has installed thirteen turbines at a project site in Badamsha, Kazakhstan.The Sarens crew needed to unload and install all of the turbine parts in the same location. To do this, they worked in two teams, one unloaded …

Scheuerle WideCombi ensures the transport of two 160t crusher components

Australian heavy-duty specialists from Doolan’s Heavy Haulage have relied on Scheuerle WideCombi axle lines to transport two crusher components. Two tractors, with a total tractive force of 500 tonnes and 14 WideCombi axle lines were required to haul a 160 tonne crusher component measuring 5.5 x 5.5 x 5.0 metres from engineering service provider RCR …

ESTA releases Best Practice Guide for Transport and Installation of Onshore WTG Systems

The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry (ESTA) has released a new best practice guide in an attempt to reduce wind farm accidents. The Best Practice Guide discussions were lead by ESTA with the support of VDMA Power Systems, the part of the German Engineering Federation whose members include …