AAL delivers giant cable carousel for a US$2 billion offshore clean energy project

AAL Shipping has recently delivered a cable carousel measuring 23m in diameter (73m circumference) to Jan De Nul Group, for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project, 9.5 km off the coast of north-west Taiwan. The cargo was loaded in Jebel Ali and transported on deck of the 19,000 dwt heavy lift (HL) multipurpose vessel AAL Nanjing to the …

Liebherr expands digital product portfolio

Liebherr has expanded its digital product portfolio for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes with the development of a Remote Service tool that improves assistance through visual information. Audio and video calls, a chat function, screen sharing, image and document exchange, as well as whiteboarding functions are some of the features that have …

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 …