PCB FUTURE PROJECTS EVENT 2023 DATES ANNOUNCED AFTER A SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH IN HOUSTON LAST WEEK 

The second edition of the PCB Future Projects conference and exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk community will take place on March 7th and 8th 2023 in Houston, Texas, USA, following a successful launch show last week. Over 980 visitors, including procurement professionals, forwarders, shipping lines, ports, road hauliers, and equipment manufacturers attended last …

Fincantieri to expand Port of Livorno

The Temporary Grouping of Companies (RTI), comprising Società Italiana Dragaggi (pilot), Fincantieri Infrastructure Opere Marittime, Sales and Fincosit, have signed a contract with the North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority for the construction of sea defense works and dredging related to the first implementation phase of the “Europe Platform”. The contract has an overall value of …

Sarens supports St. Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm project in France

Sarens has been involved in the load-in, load-out, transport, and storage of several monopiles and transition pieces for the St. Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm since January 2021. The work is being performed at the port of La Rochelle in France. As part of its agreement with DEME Offshore, Sarens will offload and transport monopiles and …

VINCI commissions the Western Strasbourg bypass in eastern France

The Western Strasbourg bypass (A355) in eastern France was commissioned. Recognised as a public interest on 23 January 2008, this 24 km long road represents the most extensive motorway project undertaken in France in recent years. The A355 was inaugurated in Ittenheim on 11 December 2021 by Jean Castex, France’s Prime Minister, and Pierre Coppey, …

AMCS ensures safety at the new construction site of Scandinavia’s largest hospital

AMCS technologies’ DCS 60 anticollision systems will ensure the safety of tower cranes constructing two additional buildings and an extension of more than 140,000 m2 at the Oslo University Hospitals. « Oslo Universitetssykehus » is now the largest hospital in Scandinavia as it combines two other university hospitals Ullevålhospitalet and Akerhospitalet.  Four Comansa cranes on …

EXG delivers oxygen cylinders for the Government of India

Express Global Logistics recently completed a project that involved the import of 300 oxygen cylinders from China for the Government of India. The shipment comprised a total volume of 108mt of empty cylinders packed in 150 wooden boxes. A Boeing 747-400F was chartered from Tianjin Binhai International Airport to Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport for …

Cometto involved in APCO Technologies latest project

APCO Technologies SA has successfully completed the Factory Acceptance Test for the Upper Composite Trailer. This complex system, which is as huge as a tennis court and weighs 180 tons, will be used at the Centre Spatial Guyanais to safely transfer the Ariane 6 Upper Composite with the Payloads, from the Assembly Building to the …

Jumbo completes transport phase for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo has completed the transportation part of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jumbo mobilised ships from its own heavy lift vessel fleet, together with subcontracted deck carriers and HLVs from third parties, to transport the 40 monopiles, 120 monopile sections and 40 transition pieces (TPs) from yards …

Cometto SPMT ensures transport for a power plant project in Ivory Coast

Bolloré Transport & Logistics has transported 900 tons of equipment for the construction of phase 4 of the Azito power plant in Ivory Coast. Including among others a turbine and a generator, that were moved by Marine Maroc on their Cometto SPMT as 8+8 axles side-by-side configuration.  After a long travel, the heavyweight elements arrived …