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 …

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 …

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 …

Two Liebherr RMG cranes for Russia

Freight Village Vorsino, located outside Moscow have signed a contract with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. for the supply of two rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes. The RMG’s have a span of 32 m, a lift height over rail of 12.5 m and cantilevers of 8 m and 9.7 m respectively. The machines have a safe …

Haulotte’s first quarter sales drop 19%

Haulotte recorded revenues of €132.9 million in the first quarter of 2020, compared to €163.2 million in the same period last year, which had been a record first quarter in the Group’s history, representing a -19% drop between the two periods, and marking a return to the 2018 level. In a European market that confirms …

Maersk’s first intercontinental train from Europe to Asia

Mersk’s first intercontinental train was dispatched from St. Petersburg port in the eastward direction, carrying goods from Europe to Asia. The overall transit time of the new intercontinental service from ports in North Europe to ports in Korea and Japan will be between 23 and 32 days, which is a reduction by half compared to …

Geodis secures millions of masks for France

Geodis has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France. The transport specialist is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could be extended into the month of May. Geodis …

SPIE Oil & Gas Services names new Managing Director

European provider of multi-technical services in the fields of energy and communications, SPIE Oil & Gas Services, has announced the appointment of Christophe Bernhard as Managing Director, succeeding Yves Compañy, who is leaving after 19 years within the Group. Christophe Bernhart began his career in 1997 at CAMOM (Bouygues Offshore) before taking up the position …

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 …

Hyundai Engineering and Construction wins two major projects in Qatar and Singapore

One of the major South Korean construction company, Hyundai Engineering and Construction, has achieved this month a 1.5 trillion won worth overseas orders in Qatar and Singapore. On January 14, the company has received a letter of authorisation (LOA) for the construction deal of the Lusail Plaza Tower PLOT3 in Doha, Qatar, worth 609.3 billion …