Liebherr mobile harbour cranes load first containers of the New Silk Road

After a 10,000 km journey from the Chinese city Xi’an, the first containers of the New Silk Road have been loaded in the port of Rostock. They were transferred from ship to rail by EUROPORTS Germany using their recently acquired Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes. The terminal operator plans to expand Rostock into a …

Manitex International gives update in response to the evolving COVID-19

International provider of cranes and specialised industrial equipment, Manitex International, has provided an update in response to the evolving COVID-19 virus pandemic. The company reports that production and deliveries were minimally affected by COVID-19- related disruptions and precautions for the majority of the first quarter. However, the state- mandated closure of the company’s Italian facilities …

Italgru supplies two more cranes to Africa

After the successful delivery of its 80t crane model, IMHC1580, to the Mediterranean Port of Tenes in Algeria, the Italian manufacturer wins a new order for two Italgru cranes, IMHC2120E, destined for the Port of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. This model has a maximum capacity of 125t and is equipped with electric drives. Acquired …

Blue Water boosts its presence in Italy

The global transport and logistics provider Blue Water has settled a new office in Milan, Italy. The office will initially focus on serving clients in the oil and gas, power generation, renewables and infrastructure sectors. The ambition is to add other activities within other business areas later on. The new Milan office is headed by …

Record vaccine transportation for AirBridgeCargo

One of the leading global carriers of pharmaceuticals by air, AirBridgeCargo airlines (ABC), have recently completed a record delivery of 27 RKN Envirotainer containers onboard a single flight for one of their global partners, Kuehne+Nagel Italy. All 27 active containers with urgent vaccine product were delivered to the ground handling company ALHA, Milan ready to …

Kalmar’s terminal tractors to SDT Livorno

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply a total of 10 terminal tractors to Sintermar Darsena Toscana (SDT), a joint venture between the Grimaldi Group and Terminal Darsena Toscana (TDT), the main container terminal of the Port of Livorno and one of the most important container terminals in Europe. The order, which also includes a Kalmar …

Two topless tower cranes over a historic district of Florence

Two topless tower cranes: a Raimondi MRT159 (equipped with the Deluxe R126 cabin) and a Raimondi MRT84, were erected by the Official Raimondi Cranes agent, Assistedile Srl., in a historic district of Florence in Italy. These two machines are used in the construction of a new luxury hospitality property, as well as the renovation and …

Fagioli installs Syncrolift platform in Genova

Fagioli has recently completed the final installation of a Syncrolift platform in Genova. Platform dimensions were the followings: length 84m, width 22m, height 2m. The 900t structure was transported from manufacturing area in Brindisi onto a dedicated barge by means of 4 x 10 axle lines SPMTs and sea transported up to Genova port. According …

Ale contracted to lengthen a cruise ship in Palermo, Italy

Ale has been tasked to lengthen the Grimaldi Roma cruise ship in Palermo, Italy. To install the new section, weighing around 2,540 t, Ale deployed skid shoes varying from 500 t - 1,000 t capacity, along with 96 axle lines of SPMT in a configuration of 4 x 2 file 24. The new section was …

PM Oil & Steel Group S.p.A will present several innovations at Bauma

At Bauma several new products will be unveiled by PM Oil & Steel SpA, including new models of the light crane range from 8 to 12 t / m and a new crane in its Heavy range, the PM 50.5, with a capacity of 50 t / m. The manufacturer will also unveil two new …