AAL TRANSPORTS ALMOST 700mt FOR CLEAN ENERGY POWER PLANTS IN EUROPE AND IRAQ

The ‘mega-size’ heavy lift multipurpose vessel (MPV), AAL Singapore, transported two Siemens generators with a combined weight of almost 700mt for two separate gas-fired power plants in Europe and Iraq that will help to generate a total clean energy output of 1,680 MW Global project heavy lift carrier AAL has recently delivered two Siemens ‘S-Gen’ generators, …

Friends of the Earth challenges British Government investment in Mozambique gas project

Friends of the Earth has issued a legal challenge to the decision by the Department of Trade to invest USD 1 billion in a major gas project off the coast of Mozambique. The environmental campaign group has issued a claim in the high court for judicial review of the decision to invest and is seeking …

New road station in Ouagadougou

In Burkina Faso, Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) have just delivered the rehabilitation and extension project of the capital's new bus station. The works included the construction of a temporary station, a boarding platform with an integrated solar roof, around twenty buildings (including restaurants and shops), as well as road works in the streets surrounding …

Sany Container Crane delivered in Latvia

On the 25th August, the delivery ceremony of Sany’s large Ship-to-Shore Container Crane STS454701 to Latvian customer Baltic Container Terminal Ltd. (BCT) was successfully conducted at the port of Riga. At the invitation of Mr. Gerard Sammut, CEO of the host BCT, Ambassador Liang Jianquan of the China Embassy in Latvia, Economic and Commercial Counselor …

Bronto Skylift appoints new Project Managers

Bronto Skylift has named Jarmo Kokkola and Juha Särkijärvi as Project Managers to oversee and develop the total order-to-delivery process. Jarmo Kokkola is a long-time Brontonian with 12 years of experience from engineering, product management and sales within the company. Juha Särkijärvi on the other hand is a new member of the Bronto Family with …

Abidjan Terminal takes delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors

Abidjan Terminal, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Abidjan, has taken delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors as part of the “Green Terminal” environmental certification programme initiated by Bolloré Ports. These machines are the product of the synergy between the Bolloré Group, via Bolloré Ports and Blue Solutions, …

Goldhofer’s trailling dolly solution proves its worth

Hofmann Kran-Vermietung has relied on Goldhofer’s new »bladeS« blade hauler in combination with its self-tracking trailing dolly for the transportation of three 75-meter-long wind turbine blades from Rostock to the Hopsten-Schale wind farm more than 400 kilometers away. Goldhofer’s »bladeS« is available in a number of different combinations. Through the use of a 5-axle tractor …

PM appoints new sales directors

PM has appointed Stefano Ghesini as Italy Sales Director, with the task of consolidating existing business relationships and expanding the main distribution channels for PM cranes. Stefano has began his career in the crane sector working in a small company in the northern Italian region, where he was responsible for the development of the sales …

First assembly carried out using Liebherr’s Remote Service App

The LHM 420 is the first mobile harbour crane ever to be fully assembled with the aid of Liebherr’s new Remote Service tool. The crane was delivered to Euroamérica S.A. in Campana, as the first of this type delivered to Argentina, fully disassembled and due for handover in June 2020 but due to the current …

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal inaugurates direct Asia-Africa line

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) welcomed the CMA CGM Cendrillon ship on 17 August 2020. Measuring 334 metres long and with a capacity of 8,645 TEUs, the vessel inaugurated the direct Asia-Africa (ASAF) line at the Kribi deep-water port. Through the service, and in partnership with Maersk and Nile Dutch, CMA CGM will extend the reach …