Kuenz installs first cranes in Africa

In 2016, Kuenz won a contract with APM Terminals, a subsidiary of Maersk Group, to deliver 42 ASCs to a new automated terminal in the Port of Tanger, Morocco. Kuenz delivered all 42 cranes over the first two phases of the project from 2017-2019, with the terminal officially opening in June 2019. Today the cranes …

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 …

Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik named innovation leader

Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik, a subsidiary of the Transporter Industry International Group (TII Group), has secured the title of “Germany's Innovation Leader” this year. This means Scheuerle has now won the award for two years in a row. The basis for the award is a study carried out by Prognos and the IMWF Institute on behalf of …

Liebherr’s TCC 78000 lifts monopiles for new wind farm in the Baltic Sea

In the port of Rostock, the first of a total of 72 monopoly foundations for the offshore wind farm “Kriegers Flak”, which is currently under construction, were loaded. The wind farm, located south of the Danish coast, will supply up to 600,000 households with electricity in the future and will thus become Denmark's largest offshore …

RSS removes railway footbridge in South Wales

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) supplied rigging gear to Quattro Plant Ltd. as an adapted rail crane lifted a 20t railway bridge that was knocked off its foundations by a heavy goods vehicle in South Wales recently. Quattro is a specialist provider of hire solutions to the railway sector and in this instance it …

GE Renewable Energy to hire 250 additional employees for its factory in Cherbourg, France

GE Renewable Energy is planning to recruit 250 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, by the first quarter of 2021. The facility, which opened two years ago in April 2018, has produced the world’s largest offshore wind turbine blade ever manufactured, 107-meters long, dedicated to GE’s Haliade-X …

Antwerp XL to launch digital event & “Summer of breakbulk” as live show is moved to March 2021

The September edition of Antwerp XL, the global event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift, roro & project cargo, has been rescheduled to 10-12 March 2021, but show-goers will still have the chance to learn, debate and connect online throughout what is being dubbed the “Summer of breakbulk” – a series of online seminars & meetings …

SPMT from Scheuerle helps with bridge replacement in Germany

The crane and heavy-load haulier, Riga Mainz, was commissioned to replace several aging Deutsche Bahn railway bridges. For the first bridge, the company was required to realise the task during a course of only one weekend thereby replacing a railway bridge in need of refurbishment with a new, 320-tonne concrete structure whilst, at the same …

Rhenus Air & Ocean moves to Liége Airport

Rhenus Air & Ocean moved from Herstal in Belgium to its new location at Liège Airport. The reason behind the move is its strategically advantageous position in the “Golden Triangle” between Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. At the new branch, Rhenus Air & Ocean plans to offer multimodal solutions and expand Rhenus’ global airfreight network Liège …

Mammoet Road Cargo adds Nooteboom trailers to its fleet

Mammoet Road Cargo, mainly engaged in exceptional transport in Europe, has added nine new Nooteboom trailers to its fleet. The order includes 2-axle Euro low loader, 3-axle semi lowloaders, 4-axle low semi lowloader and 3-axle megatrailer. The diversity of trailers enables Mammoet Road Cargo to serve customers from various sub-markets including the Construction Equipment, Cranes, …