Extension at Monaco sea: One-third of the concrete caissons in place

On Wednesday, February 13th 2019, Eiffage Génie Civil Marine teams successfully completed the installation of the sixth out of 18 concrete caissons for the future offshore extension of Anse du Portier in Monaco.
It was necessary to respect a tolerance of 15cm to install the caisson of 11 000 tons. It’s length and width measure 30m, which culminates to 25m of height: the equivalent to a building of 8 floors high.
In the long term, this extension will gain around 6.5 hectares of new land into the sea.

Two Konecranes mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Civitavecchia in Italy

The Civitavecchia Fruit & Forest Terminal SpA company (CFFT), subsidiary of the Belgian holding company Noord Natie, just ordered one new eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 mobile harbor crane as well as a Konecranes used mobile harbor crane to carry out its growing fruit handling activities. The Gottwald Model 5 has a 125t lifting capacity and a 51m outreach. The used crane provides a capacity up to 150t and a maximum outreach of 51m.

« Our long-term strategy foresees the successive expansion of our infrastructure to strengthen our position as a leading terminal for importing bananas and pineapples to Italy. As the backbone of this infrastructure, we have now opted for an impressive solution based on a new and a used crane from Konecranes. The benefits include immediate availability of the cranes, which will lead to improved quayside handling capacity in the short-term », stated the CFFT Managing Director Steven Clerckx.