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, …

Hydrogen turbine construction starts in the Netherlands

Sustainable hydrogen supplier HYGRO has announced that the first construction phase of a hydrogen turbine starts on the ECN Wind Turbine test field in Wieringermeer. The project is part of “Duwaal”, a green hydrogen initiative that aims to develop the green hydrogen distribution regionally. Enercon supplies the wind turbine as part of the hydrogen turbine. …

Erection frame for Mammoet’s Focus 30 crane is ready

Fabrication of the erection frame for Mammoet’s Focus 30 crane has been completed by PTS Machinery, a heavy construction company based in Hulst, the Netherlands.  Machining and welding of the main steelwork has finished, with dimensional control now being performed to ensure compliance and interconnectivity. The frame has been constructed in six pieces, which will …

Throughput volume in the Port of Rotterdam falls 9.3%

Affected by the coronavirus pandemic, throughput in the port of Rotterdam amounted to 112.4 million tonnes in the first quarter, 9.3% down on the same period last year. Falling throughput was seen mainly in the coal, crude oil and oil products segments. There were also positive notes during the first quarter as the increase in …

World’s largest crane vessel arrived to Rotterdam

Sleipnir, the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam on Sunday, March 22. The construction of Heerema’s Sleipnir was completed in July 2019 and since then, the vessel has been busy across the globe. Named after the Norse God Odin's eight-legged stallion, Sleipnir stands at 220 meters long, 102 meters …

LGH counts on Enerpac gantry system to lift bridge deck

The heavy lift equipment rental company, LGH, has relied on its Enerpac telescopic hydraulic gantry to assist their customer in removing the Steenhuisenbrug bridge at Burdaard in Friesland, The Netherlands. As it was located in a congested residential area, LGH’s customer was unable to deploy a mobile crane and has used the Enerpac SL100 gantry …

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 …