Prysmian Group expands fleet with new cable-laying vessel

Prysmian Group, one of the world leaders in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has invested approximately €200 million in a new cutting-edge cable-layer plus adjustment for cables equipment of approximately €40 million. The new vessel will be fully operational by Q1 2025 and will reinforce Prysmian’s project execution capabilities and its EPCI (Engineering, …

AAL and United Salvage win at 2022 Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry awards

AAL Shipping has been named joint winner in the DCN Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry awards 2022, together with partner United Salvage, for their collaboration on the complex retrieval of two sunken tugs from the Mersey River in Devonport, Tasmania.  The Bulk & Specialised Shipping trophy was given in recognition of the pair’s combined efforts …

Megalift arrange various shipments for Australian tunnelling project

Megalift has recently arranged series of shipments to Australia due to their client embarking on a government-issued tunneling project. The exports came from a variety of locations including Malaysia, Singapore and Germany. As an international construction specialist, Megalift's client was awarded this 'mega' project by the New South Wales Government for the 'Western Tunnelling Package’. …

AntwerpXL 2022 – Breakbulk conference programme focusing on global trends announced

The conference programme for AntwerpXL, the award-winning breakbulk, heavy-lift and project cargo event, has been unveiled.  AntwerpXL returns in 2022 and will bring the breakbulk community together again to showcase innovative technology, overcome industry challenges, and make connections. One of the highlights of the exhibition will of course be the Main Deck Conference, which will …

Three Liebherr LHMs are being shipped to Spain

Boarding the Heavy Load Carrier MERI, three Liebherr mobile harbour cranes were shipped to Noatum Terminals in the West Mediterranean. Two LHM 420 and one LHM 550 are joining a LHM 420 already deployed earlier this year. The new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes are extending the fleet in Castellon, Sagunto and Tarragona enabling the terminals …

AAL wins again at the AFLAS Awards

AAL Shipping has been recently named ‘Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo’ at the 2022 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards, held in Hong Kong on Wednesday 7 September. The AFLAS Awards are a celebration of Asia’s freight, logistics and supply chain industry.  Photo: Felix Schoeller, Commercial Director of AAL Felix Schoeller, Commercial …

Newbuilding MV UHL Felicity delivered to United Heavy Lift

F900 Eco-Lifter newbuilding MV UHL Felicity was delivered to United Heavy Lift on May 21, 2022. MV UHL Felicity is vessel number 17 in a series of 19 state-of-the-art F900 Eco-Lifters newbuildings to join the fleet. UHL has taken delivery of the newbuilding at the CSSC Hudong shipyard in Shanghai, China. MV UHL Felicity will make her maiden voyage from South Korea …