Thistle Wind Partners land 2 GW in highly competitive ScotWind offshore wind leasing round

Crown Estate Scotland announced that Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium of DEME Concessions, Qair Marine SAS, and Aspiravi International NV, have been awarded 2GW worth of option areas in Scotland’s highly competitive ScotWind seabed leasing process. The win includes a 1 GW fixed foundation project and a 1 GW floating wind farm. The consortium …

I & H Kran puts new AC 100-4L
and AC 220-5 all terrain cranes into operation

The new AC 100-4L and AC 220-5 all terrain cranes of the German crane service provider I & H Kran has been put into operation. Site Manager Nils Laumann, who works at Rötha-based I & H Kran Transport Montageservice GmbH commented on the purchase: “Among the many factors that won us over when it came …

DP World completes £40M Southampton investment

DP World has just announced that 11 of the most sustainable straddle carriers yet manufactured will go into service at Southampton with immediate effect, completing a £40m investment over the last 12 months in Britain’s second largest container terminal. The vehicles, which lift containers moved by the quay cranes and then service onward forms of …

Schuch prepares to face future challenges with Liebherr

Crane and heavy haulage contractor Schuch, which has several outlets in the Rhine-Main and Rhine-Neckar conurbations, has ordered 15 new mobile cranes from Liebherr with lifting capacities between 90 and 750 tonnes. The company is readying itself to face current and future challenges on the market by means of continuous new and replacement purchases as …

Haulotte Iberica strengthens ties with Elevarte

Haulotte Iberica concluded an agreement with Elevarte, a Spanish rental company based in Madrid, for an enhanced cooperation over maintenance work, equipment upgrade, genuine spare parts use, and continuous training. The rental company aims at supplying its customers with fully operational machines. From now on, maintenance and safety inspections will be handled by Haulotte experts …

Mammoet and Aertssen Machinery Services support construction of Dubai’s next iconic landmark

Mammoet and  Aertssen Machinery Services teamed up to install design elements of the Infinity Bridge, Dubai’s next iconic landmark. Built by BESIX Construct LLC, a Middle Eastern subsidiary of a Belgian company BESIX, the Infinity Bridge (formerly Al Shindagha bridge) is distinguished by its unique architectural design inspired by the concept of infinity. 40 steel …

Creative solutions to keep the customer’s freight moving

C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has recently completed a nine-month project involving multiple ocean shipments of oversized cargo from Portugal to the USA. First, they utilized out-of-gauge flat racks and open-top containers to transport the equipment through container carriers. For the breakbulk equipment, the team relied on MAFI trailers and transported via RORO vessels. The final …

Collett delivers 57metre blades for Twentyshilling Wind Farm

In June 2021, the Collett Teams began transporting components for 9 Vestas V117 turbines from King George V Dock.  Each of the components for each complete turbine; the three tower sections, three blades, nacelle, drive train and hub, would require specialist transport logistics for the 170 mile journey to site. Collett undertook a test drive …