Fincantieri to expand Port of Livorno

The Temporary Grouping of Companies (RTI), comprising Società Italiana Dragaggi (pilot), Fincantieri Infrastructure Opere Marittime, Sales and Fincosit, have signed a contract with the North Tyrrhenian Sea Port Authority for the construction of sea defense works and dredging related to the first implementation phase of the “Europe Platform”. The contract has an overall value of …

Trio of Raimondi flattops deployed to construct new residential towers in Milan

Assistedile Srl, official agent of Italy for the province of Milan and Monza Brianza, has deployed three Raimondi flattop tower cranes for the construction of three new residential towers in the Northern area of Milan, Italy. The MRT102 and the MRT159 were installed with heights of 59m and 80m respectively, and jib lengths ranging between …

Fagioli removes six sections of the Berkan B wreck

After months of challenging operations executed by Fagioli to remove the six sections of the Berkan B wreck, eventually the wreck parts are heading by barge to their final destination in Piombino. The demanding removal operations were performed by means of crawler cranes and barges with dedicated studies and interventions concerning environmental matters and the …

Nova Marine Carriers completes first carbon neutral Italian shortsea voyage

Swiss-Italian dry bulk ship operator Nova Marine Carriers undertook its first carbon neutral voyage last week, offsetting the CO2 emitted by its vessel MV Sider Rodi by voluntarily purchasing carbon credits for a Madagascan solar farm project. The Ambatolampy solar power plant provides green electricity and a stable power supply to around 50,000 Malagasy households. …

One of the heaviest heavy loads that has ever been transported in Germany

deugro shipped three reactors for Bayernoil Raffineriegesellschaft mbH in Neustadt, Germany. The shipments encompassed reactors with a weight of up to 663 metric tons, one of the heaviest heavy loads that has ever been transported in Germany. In the first phase of this project in July 2020, the first (temporary) reactor with a size of …

Amico increases shipyard infrastructure with Enerpac

Enerpac has supplied a heavy lift trolley system to super and mega yachts refit and repair specialist, Amico & Co, for lifting and transporting yachts weighing up to 4000 ton. An integral part of Amico’s new ‘ShipLift’ expansion at its Genoa shipyard, the Enerpac trolley system allows Amico to increase its shipyard infrastructure with six …

Kalmar to deliver 12 straddle carriers to Italy

Kalmar has received an order of 12 diesel-electric straddle carriers from Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT), which is owned and operated by Terminal Investment Limited (TIL).  Located in the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro, MCT is a megaport able to handle the largest container vessels deployed on Asia-Mediterranean routes. The terminal has handled more than …