Huisman install crane on OOS Walcheren

Oos Walcheren 4 20200308

Another milestone has been reached for the OOS Walcheren with the 2,200 metric ton Offshore Mast Crane with reeved crane wires installed onboard. Using a 3,000 metric ton dual hook floating crane, the Offshore Mast Crane was installed on OOS Walcheren in a single lift. China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) (CMHI) has been contracted to … Read more

PaxOcean to build SEP

Paxocean Penta Ocean Sep Vessel

PaxOcean Group has signed a new contract with Penta-Ocean Construction to construct a self-elevating platform (SEP) for use in Japan’s nascent offshore wind energy sector. The crane will be fitted with a 1,600-tonne capacity leg-encircling crane and a 3,800 sqm clear deck area. Chief executive officer of PaxOcean Holdings, Tan Thai Yong, said: “This SEP will … Read more

E-Crane arrives in Mexico!

E Crane Zimmer Recycling 2

Mexico is one of the main expansion markets for E-Crane in Latin America, as it offers many opportunities in the Scrap and Steel Mill segment. The first E-Crane was sold in the Mexican market to Zimmer Recycling, the leading company in the recycling market in Mexico, with more than 35 years of experience in the … Read more

STS delivery by Rauma Cata Oy

Rauma Cata Oy Delivers Konecranes 2

Two new Konecranes Post Panamax STS cranes have been delivered to Lithuanian container terminal operator Klaipeda Smelte Terminals. The transport is done by Finnish towing and transport company Rauma Cata Oy. They have arranged the fully assembled Post Panamax STS cranes from Szczecin to Klaipeda. In December 2019, Rauma Cata also transported another STS crane … Read more

Further Tadano Demag integration

Tadano Demag More Integration

Tadano is creating a joint sales and product support structure for Tadano and Demag cranes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Northern Europe. The new joint Tadano/Demag sales organisation for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will be headed by Tadano sales manager Christian Schroeder, reporting to Klaus Kröppel who becomes vice president sales for the German-speaking countries … Read more

Ainscough CEO departs

Ainscough Jeremy Fry Left 200307

The recently appointed chief executive of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire, Jeremy Fry, left the company with immediate effect. He joined the company from his consultancy business Apollo Technology Partners in March last year on an interim basis. In January his position was confirmed as permanent, but he has suddenly left the business just two months … Read more

Eight Konecranes goes Finland Nuclear Site

Konecranes Cxt To Finnish Nuclear Plant 200307

Konecranes has won an order to deliver seven CXT medium-heavy lifting indoor cranes and one 50-tonne outdoor Gantry crane to the Hanhikivi 1 nuclear construction site of Finnish energy company Fennovoima. The order with Hanhikivi’s main contractor, Titan-2, was booked in the third quarter of 2019 and the cranes will be delivered before the end … Read more

Grove to the Australian Antarctic Program

Grove Rt540e Goes Australian Antarctic Program 4

The Australia Government has deployed a Grove RT540E rough-terrain crane to work at Davis station, one of the four research stations in the Australian Antarctic Program. The Grove RT540E join five other Grove rough-terrain cranes already at the site and will be used for loading and unloading cargo for resupply at the stations, as well … Read more

Liebherr Salvage Sunken Mobile Harbour Cranes In Harbour Basin

Hebo Lift 9 Recover Liebherr Mobile Harbour Crane 200307

Liebherr has begun the salvage operations to recover the two units of mobile harbour cranes that fell in the harbour basin. The mobile harbour cranes have fallen into the harbour basin from Jumbo Vision in 1st Feb 2020 during the loading operation. International diving contractor, Baltic Taucherei-und Bergungsbetrieb Rostock GmbH, has been engaged to assist … Read more

Genoa bridge final pier completed

Genoa Bridge Progress 20200307

Salini Impregilo reported they have reached a milestone for the construction of Genoa bridge as they completed the installation of the bridge’s 18th and final pier. The construction was undertaken by PerGenova, a joint-venture between Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri. At the same time, the joint-venture has undertaken the raising of the first of the bridge’s … Read more