AAL delivers two Siemens generators for Europe and Iraq

AAL has recently delivered two Siemens ‘S-Gen’ generators, weighing close to 350 mt each, for two new clean energy gas-fired power plants in Europe and Maysan, Iraq that will help to generate a total clean energy output of 1,680 MW. The units were built at Siemens’ worldwide energy hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, and …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and IMT Mines Albi to develop artificial intelligence for container tracking

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and the IMT Mines Albi engineering announced the signature of a memorandum of understanding with a view to developing new traceability functions for goods flows based on the study of data gathered by IoT sensors. In particular, the three partners are committed to unlocking synergies between their various fields of …

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 …

Conakry Terminal takes delivery of four new Konecranes RTGs

In the beginning of April, Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports, took delivery of four Konecranes RTG gantries. This investment is a part of the plan to modernise the activities of the container terminal. With a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes each, the four gantry cranes were specifically designed for handling containers at port …

Osprey signs shipbuilding contract worth £3m

The UK-based specialist logistics firm, Osprey Group, has recently signed a £3m shipbuilding contract for two new offshore barges, Osprey Bouwer and Osprey Fabrique. Ideal for work supporting the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries., the two new barges will both be 50 meters long, with a beam of 18.8 meter and a depth …

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 …

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 …

Hendrik Veder Group successfully tests hoisting solution

Hendrik Veder Group has used its full-service solution to test a tub-mounted crane with a hoisting capacity of 5,000 tonnes on board the Allseas Pioneering Spirit. The crane passed the test, lifting successfully at 10 percent overload (5,500 tonnes). The 475-year-old company now supplies its customers with a full-service, plug & play testing concept. The rigging …

Konecranes Goliath heading to France

Konecranes will deliver a Goliath gantry crane to Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a shipyard in St. Nazaire, France, following an order booked in Q4 2019. It will handle large ship blocks and panels over the dry dock, playing a leading role in ship assembly at this storied shipyard. The Goliath gantry carne will be manufactured in …

Liebherr’s largest port handling machine operates in China

The world’s largest, electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine with gantry undercarriage, the LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic, has been commissioned and handed over in Da Feng Port in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. The LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic is the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class entirely supplied by …