Kalmar ensures contract for 10 eco-efficient straddle carriers

Kalmar will supply Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT) with a total of 10 hybrid straddle carriers for its ECT Delta terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. According to Kalmar the hybrid straddle carriers significantly reduce both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions when compared to using traditional diesel-powered machines and also generate much less noise than their …

RWE relies on Van Oord for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Rotterdam-based Van Oord has been selected by RWE as the supplier for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The 1.4 GW Sofia is sited on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea 195 kilometres …

3D visualisation studio enters maritime industry

Rotterdam based Maritime Studios, the 3D visualisation company for the maritime industry, has officially opened its doors. The team, lead by creative director Kevin van Deursen, consists of maritime professionals and 3D engineers with more than 15 years of experience in 3D visualizations. Photo: Kevin van Deursen Kevin van Deursen said: “This strong combination of …

Kuenz delivers two more intermodal cranes for Metrans

Metrans, one of the leading companies for intermodal transport, has recently took a delivery of a Kuenz intermodal crane in Prague. Another crane was delivered to Budapest shortly before. Metrans connects the seaports of Rotterdam, Hamburg and Bremerhaven with the hinterland (southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Austria). Since 2006 a total …

Rhenus Logistics in Rotterdam orders Konecranes

Rhenus Logistics B.V. opted for an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbor crane for their operations at the Rhenus Deep Sea Terminal at the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. “For this new order, we wanted a comparable crane as the previous one bought in 2017, but with even better energy efficiency, to correspond with …

Van Oord signs partnership with Hendrik Veder Group

During the Europort trade fair in Rotterdam, the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord has signed a two-year partnership contract with Hendrik Veder Group, that offers products and services in the field of steel wire rope and fibre ropes. The Netherlands-based company will provide the maritime contractor with lifting equipment required for offshore windmills …