XXL wind turbine blades transport assured with Faymonville WingMAX

Faymonville and the company Prangl have been cooperating for years in the area of vehicle technology for special and heavy transport. When it comes to wind power, the Austrian transport specialist has relied on its long-term partner and added three new WingMAX flatbed trailers to it fleet. Prangl covers the entire range of services, from …

Mammoet assists offshore wind farm construction in Taiwan

Approximately 35km-60km off the coast of Taiwan’s Changhua County, the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a Offshore Wind Farms are being constructed as part of Taiwan’s transition towards renewable energy use. Mammoet-Giant Taiwan joint venture has supported construction of these wind farms by providing a range of engineering and design services, as well as assisting with …

Railway vehicles transport solved with MultiMAX semi-trailers

Portuguese specialised transport company LASO Transportes SA recently acquired two MultiMAX semi-trailers to solve their missions for the transport of railway vehicles. The semi-trailers have incorporated rail guides in the loading platform and 6 steerable cranked axles, allowing for a reduced loading height of 740mm. Both vehicles come with a hydraulic winch and specialized accordion …

New record for the Indonesian heavy haul industry set with Goldhofer

PT LV Logistics has set a new domestic record for the Indonesian heavy haul industry with the delivery of RFCC plant components to the Balikpapan refinery in East Kalimantan using  transportation solutions provided by Goldhofer.  The Indonesian government’s refinery development master plan has a budget of around US$ 17 billion. The money is to be …

Schwandner places trust in Goldhofer

P. Schwandner Logistik + Transport GmbH has added a number of new Goldhofer transportation solutions to its special vehicle fleet. That includes three »BLADES« trailers for the transportation of turbine blades with a length of more than 80 meters. The hydraulically steerable trailing dollies are fitted with interface, a new hydraulic blade tip carrier certified …

Scheuerle expands EuroCompact series

Scheuerle has expanded its EuroCompact series to include low-bed semi-trailers with larger tyres. The new 285 tyres facilitate higher axle loads such as those requested by customers in Great Britain or all Scandinavian countries. The previous axle load using 245/70 R17.5 tyres meant that the gross vehicle weight permitted in Great Britain and Scandinavia could …

Marinka Nooteboom named Business Woman of the Year

Managing director of the Royal Nooteboom Group, Marinka Nooteboom, has been named Business Woman of the Year 2022 by the jury of the Prix Veuve Clicquot Bold Woman Award, presented on Monday, October 11, in the presence of outgoing Minister Barbara Visser (Infrastructure and Water Management) in the Hallen in Amsterdam. The Prix Veuve Clicquot, …

Collett transports two shunt reactors over 5000 miles

The Collett Team were contracted to provide a door-to-door service, including the project management, engineering and the transport of two 160Te shunt reactors. The shunt reactors were transported in three stages before arriving at the substation site. First, the Collett Team worked in partnership with a trusted European partner to transport the shunt reactors ahead …