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 …

AAL delivers giant jib cranes to Dubai

The AAL Melbourne recently delivered two jib cranes and their components weighing just over 1,800 mt in total to Dubai. Manufactured in China by global supplier of heavy lifting and handling equipment, Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machineries Co. ltd., the two cranes were loaded by the mega-size A-Class HL MPV, the AAL Melbourne in Taicang. They …

Jumbo moves closer to Spanish customers

In response to a growing desire from Spanish customers to engage more directly, Jumbo has decided to terminate its exclusive agency agreement with ship agency Martico. All enquiries regarding shipping and heavy lift transport projects in the Spanish region are now directly handled by Guy Foubert, Jumbo Shipping Regional Commercial Manager. Working out of Jumbo’s …

Liebherr mobile harbour cranes load first containers of the New Silk Road

After a 10,000 km journey from the Chinese city Xi’an, the first containers of the New Silk Road have been loaded in the port of Rostock. They were transferred from ship to rail by EUROPORTS Germany using their recently acquired Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes. The terminal operator plans to expand Rostock into a …

Two Liebherr RMG cranes for Russia

Freight Village Vorsino, located outside Moscow have signed a contract with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. for the supply of two rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes. The RMG’s have a span of 32 m, a lift height over rail of 12.5 m and cantilevers of 8 m and 9.7 m respectively. The machines have a safe …

Liebherr delivers to Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth Container Terminal (PECT) has taken a delivery of two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes type LHM 600. The two cranes were transported from Rostock, Germany to South Africa. After a 20-day journey, they were unloaded from the transport vessel “Happy Dragon”. Transnet Port Terminal’s Acting Chief Executive, Michelle Phillips said, “Having lost an …

Modulift’s CMOD 12 Spreader Frame lifts over 100 years old ship

Built for the Royal Navy in the historic Portsmouth Dockyard over 100 years ago in 1915, Dorian, one of Dunkirk’s little ships, has been in restoration in Southampton since 2011. Once the work was complete, the ship weighing 9.7 tonnes was lifted back into the sea by King Liftings Liebherr LTM1060-3.1 60 tonne crane using …

World’s largest crane vessel arrived to Rotterdam

Sleipnir, the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam on Sunday, March 22. The construction of Heerema’s Sleipnir was completed in July 2019 and since then, the vessel has been busy across the globe. Named after the Norse God Odin's eight-legged stallion, Sleipnir stands at 220 meters long, 102 meters …

Eight Liebherr RTGs for DP World’s terminal in Berbera

Liebherr Container Cranes will supply eight RTGs to DP World’s terminal in Berbera, Somaliland, following a recently signed contract. The new cranes are part of a phased expansion of the port, with phase one including a new 400 m quay and a 250,000 m2 yard extension. The variable speed diesel RTGs are six containers plus …

Liebherr’s largest port handling machine operates in China

The world’s largest, electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine with gantry undercarriage, the LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic, has been commissioned and handed over in Da Feng Port in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. The LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic is the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class entirely supplied by …