Enerpac Jack-Up System completes bridge deck installation in a single move

Logistics and heavy lift specialist, Osprey Group, used the Enerpac JS-250 Jack-up system to complete a bridge deck installation with one single movement. Completed before the recent UK shutdown, the 74m long x 16m wide bridge deck replaced an existing bridge over a dual carriageway. Using the JS-250 Jack-Up Systems allowed the bridge deck to …

Osprey signs shipbuilding contract worth £3m

The UK-based specialist logistics firm, Osprey Group, has recently signed a £3m shipbuilding contract for two new offshore barges, Osprey Bouwer and Osprey Fabrique. Ideal for work supporting the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries., the two new barges will both be 50 meters long, with a beam of 18.8 meter and a depth …

€755 million deal for Alstom in the UK

Alstom has signed a €755 million ((£642 million) deal to refurbish and maintain 56 electric Pendolino trains deployed on the West Coast Mainline. As well as covering a €150 million (£127 million) upgrade programme of the Pendolinos, which is believed to be the biggest train upgrade programme ever undertaken in the UK, the deal will …

Ports of Normandy thrilled by the new GE Renewable Energy partnership

Following an announcement 2 weeks ago of the United States Offshore projects with Orsted, the provider of offshore wind power technologies, GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Dogger bank as the supplier for three 1 200 MW projects in the UK. GE Renewable Energy is to erect Haliade-X 12 MW, the most powerful wind …

A delicate and unprecedented challenge for AMCS technologies at the Hinkley Point C site

The anti-collision and zoning solutions provider AMCS technologies was chosen to ensure the safety of tower cranes at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in UK. 20 of the 55 tower cranes expected on the site have already been installed and equipped with the devices designed by AMCS technologies. Among all these machines, the …

Vertikal Days opens its doors !

The Vertikal Days opens its doors at the Donington Park in the East Midlands, one of the famous grounds of British motorsport. This two day event, which takes place on May 15th and 16th, gathers the biggest actors of lifting, handling and access platforms. A number of new products made their way over from Bauma …

Vinci Airports becomes majority shareholder of London Gatwick airport

Vinci Airports completed the acquisition of a majority shareholding (50.01%) in London Gatwick airport, UK’s second-largest airport serving 50 capital cities around the world. With this transaction, Vinci Airports becomes the world’s second-largest airport operator with over 240 million passengers a year including 46 million at London Gatwick. The airport division of Vinci now operates …

Eiffage wins contract for the Moray East offshore wind farm (U.K)

The French group Eiffage, through its Belgian subsidiary Smulders, has won a contract with GeoSea (subsidiary of DEME) to construct the Moray East offshore wind farm in the north-eastern coast of Scotland. The value of the Eiffage contract is worth more than 250M €.This wind farm project, with a capacity of 950 MW over 295 …

Sarens lifts a 250t trawler in the UK

In the British port of Whitby, the Sarens crew was asked to for launch the new Guiding Light trawler. This 26m long, 8m wide and 12m high boat weighing more than 250t required the use of a Demag TC2800-1 lattice boom mobile crane. Indeed, the narrow limits of the site required the use of a …