Siemens Gamesa selected for largest U.S. offshore wind power project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will be the turbine supplier for the 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project. This is the largest offshore wind power project in U.S. market to date. A long-term service and maintenance agreement is included for the site located off the coast of Virginia. The agreement furthermore foresees utilizing turbines …

New premises for Van Beest USA

The manufacturer and supplier of wire rope- and chain accessories with branches Van Beest has moved to a new office and distribution center in Houston to support the industry availability, quality and introducing new products to the North American markets. “The new office and distribution center allows Van Beest to stock five times the amount …

Liebherr Reachstacker wins two major tenders in Central and South America.

Liebherr has won two major reach stacker tender in Central and South America. Firstly, EMPORNAC Guatemala has awarded Liebherr a contract to supply and service 20 Toplift Reachstackers as the winner of an international tender, taking into account the fuel consumption and driving comfort. The first units for EMPORNAC were handed over and commissioned in …

Maxim Crane Works places large order for Alimak hoists

Maxim Crane Works has placed another large order for the new Alimak Scando 650 construction hoists to strengthen its USA based hoist business. The new order will allow Maxim to increase its offering of turnkey lifting solutions to their existing customers as well as expanding into new markets. “We are pleased that Maxim Crane Works …

Chantiers de l’Atlantique will build a giant liner for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

The Norwegian-US based shipping company Royal Caribbean International, specializing in cruising fleets, has just ordered a new Oasis-class cruise ship from the French constructor Chantiers de l'Atlantique. The new ship, 362m long and capable of accommodating 2857 cabins, belongs to the category of the largest cruise ships ever built. It will normally be completed and …

Magna Tyres expands its activities in Canada and the USA

In order to cope with an increase in its activity on the North American continent, manufacturer of industrial tyres Magna Tyres (Netherlands) will open a new office in Canada. This agency will be under the responsibility of Mr. Alex Vitale recently appointed General Manager of the new Magna Tyres regional office for the USA and …