XCMG delivers 35 units of 1,000-tonne Crawler

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On 11 December 2021, XCMG held a grand ceremony for delivery to commemorate the start of delivery of 35 units of XCMG XGC15000A, 1000-tonne class crawler crane to Dafeng Energy Group, heading for the Northwest Wind Power Base Project. The ceremony was held at the crawler crane division of the XCMG construction machinery factory and … Read more

Liebherr LR 1700-1.0 Premiere Job at Paderborn Wind Farm

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LR 1700-1.0 proves its worth in the construction of a powerful wind turbine. Crane companies Hofmann and Wasel take delivery of first machines   Crawler crane sets new standards in its class – all innovations on board  – Lifting capacities of the LR 1750/2 achieved or even surpassed in the wind farm Time for something new! … Read more

Shandong Peninsula South 4 first wind turbine completed

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On 19 August 2021, the Shandong Peninsula South 4 offshore wind power project successfully completed the overall hoisting of the first wind turbine. This marks the maiden hoisting of a completely assembled wind turbine for offshore wind power in the northern coastal area. This project has also set the record as the first 5.0MW and … Read more

Cadeler A/S Selects NOV for New Crane on Wind Osprey

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NOV has been contracted by Cadeler to upgrade the Wind Osprey vessel with a new, large capacity leg crane. With a second NOV heavy lift crane, Cadeler ensures meeting future offshore heavy lift market demands. In 2020, NOV announced the manufacture of the new heavy-lift crane on the Wind Orca vessel for Cadeler. Within that … Read more

First XCMG XGC11000A completes 6MW wind turbine installation milestone

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The project was conducted in June 2021 to install Dongfang DEW-D5.5S-172 onshore wind turbine. It was a 6MW with a tower height of 103 metres with a rotor diameter of 172 metres The 650-tonne crawler crane XGC11000A is configured with 108+12 metres wind configuration As the last wind blade joined onto the hub, the XCMG … Read more

Cadeler partnered Cosco for two wind turbine installation vessels

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Cadeler has partnered with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry for the construction of two wind turbine installation vessels. Oslo, Norway-listed Cadeler has signed a newbuild contract with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry for the construction of two new X-class wind turbine installation vessels. Cadeler said the vessels are worth US$325.5 million each, up from a previously estimated … Read more

Sarens puts Liebherr LR11000 into first job in Netherlands

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Sarens takes delivery of Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane Main criteria behind the decision – high performance and flexible derrick system The first job – erecting 4.65 MW wind turbines with a hub height of 155 metres Global green and heavy haulage contractor Sarens, whose head office is in Wolvertem, Belgium, took delivery of a … Read more

Enercon installs wind turbines with self-climbing crane LCC140

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With a joint effort between Lagerwey and Enercon, they have developed two self-climbing LCC140 cranes, each of which can be used to install turbine models of its latest EP 3 and EP 5 platforms, including the latest E-160 EP5 E2 and the upcoming flagship E-160 EP5 E3 with the new one E-nacelle. Bringing Concept into … Read more

New wind turbine transport system from Huisman

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Schiedam, Netherlands-based heavy construction equipment designer and manufacturer Huisman has launched a wind turbine component feeder vessel with a Motion Compensated Platform. It is designed to quickly and safely transfer wind turbine components from a feeder vessel. It complies with the USA’s Jones Act enabling the safe transportation and lifting of turbine components in USA … Read more

First Wind Turbine For Shandong Offshore Wind Power Project

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On 9th May 2021 at 2 pm, Huaneng Shandong Peninsula South 4 offshore wind power project completed the installation of the first offshore wind turbine in Shandong province, marking a major milestone in the project. About Shandong Peninsula South No. 4 Offshore Wind Farm Huaneng Shandong Peninsula South No. 4 offshore wind power project is … Read more

Hua Xiang Long Installs Turbines for China Three Gorges

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In the early hours of 7 March the Guangzhou Salvage Bureau heavy lift salvage and installation jack-up vessel, Hua Xiang Long installed the latest turbine in the China Three Gorges T7# Project bringing the total number of installed turbines to 30 since August last year, 22 5.5MW wind turbines and 8 6.45MW wind turbines. During … Read more

CSBC-DEME JV to Build ‘Green Jade’ in Taiwan

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In an industry milestone, joint venture CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has initiated the early works contract for the very first floating heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan. To be named ‘Green Jade’, the vessel has an exceptionally high transport and load capacity and will be built at CSBC in Taiwan for delivery … Read more

Omega Morgan completes wind turbine move

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Omega Morgan, in partnership with Texas-based Lone Star Trucking, has transported components for 38 Vestas wind turbines in Washington, USA. A total of 380 components needed to be moved from the port of Longview to Vail, Washington. To keep the project on schedule, one turbine would need to be transported to the site per night … Read more

Final touch on Liebherr’s largest crane – HLC 295000

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Liebherr, one of the world’s largest crane manufacturer is putting the final touches to is 5,000 tonne HLC 295000 heavy lift marine crane , its largest crane to date. Commissioned in 2017 by Belgian contractor Deme group, the HLC 295000 can handle its maximum capacity at a radius of up to 35 metres on the … Read more

Sri Lankan Wind Energy Boosted by Sarens

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Clients worldwide call on Sarens for the right equipment for any job, whether it’s for a one-day lift or more complex operations like the installation of wind turbines. Sarens was commissioned to provide rental equipment to help install 8 wind turbines of 2.5MW each, at the 20MW Chunnakam Wind Farm in Sri Lanka. The Sri … Read more

Wind power giants ceased Spain operations

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Two of the largest wind turbine manufacturers in Europe have ceased operations at their factories in Spain. Denmark’s Vestas, the world’s leading turbine maker, has closed both of its Spanish facilities; Spain-based Siemens Gamesa has closed six, leaving four partially open. A third wind power manufacturer, Germany’s Nordex, has also temporarily ceased all its activities … Read more

PaxOcean to build SEP

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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

Zoomlion ZCC9800W breaks wind power lifting record

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Zoomlion ZCC9800W crawler crane lifted the first Vestas’ V120, a 2.2MW wind turbine to a hub height of 152 in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, creating a new height record in China’s wind power industry. The wind farm project in Yangzhou, Jiangsu will have a total capacity of 100 MW when 46 units of 2.2 MW capacity wind … Read more

Zoomlion displayed ZCC9800W CICEE 2019

Zoomlion displayed the ZCC9800W, one of the largest equipment in the Changsha International Construction Equipment Exhibition (CICEE) held on 16th May 2019. Standing at a height of 178m with its boom erected, it has attracted a lot of visitors to take a photo of the gigantic machine. The took delivery of ZCC9800W crawler after the … Read more

Australian government backs Verton

Australia-based lifting and rotation management specialist Verton Australia said it has gained financial and strategic support from the Australian government for the development of a load orientating device for wind turbine blades. The company won the backing of the Australian government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to develop the technology for its Windmaster project. The aim … Read more

Emissions-free turbine blade installation

Memmingerberg, Germany-based engineering specialist Emertec has announced that its RBT, RBC and EMT wind turbine rotor blade lifters are now available as electric versions. They utilise the company’s GreenLine battery drive. The GreenLine’s electric motor is under 48 volts, which Emertec said means it complies with regulations in the USA and meets the requirements of … Read more

Shimizu Begins Construction of the World’s Largest Self-Propelled SEP (Self-Elevating Platform) Vessel

Shimizu invested an estimated 50 billion yen for the world’s largest Self-Elevating Platform (SEP) vessel that is capable of transporting and crane to install ultra-large-scale offshore wind turbines. Construction of the vessel started in August 2019. Shimizu plans to bring in orders for the construction of offshore wind farms, a market estimated to be over … Read more

Kandla Cargo takes delivery of refurbished LTM1750.9.1

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Kandla Cargo Handlers, based in Mumbai / India, took delivery of a refurbished LTM 1750-9.1 in April this year. The nine axle crane is the largest machine in the fleet of the crane rental company now and will be used mainly for industrial and wind power installations. After the training on the LTM 1750-9.1, the … Read more

Sarens Sign 2.5 Year Installation Partnership with Trung Nam in Vietnam

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Sarens in Vietnam has kicked off an important partnership with Trung Nam in Vietnam under which they will install 1200 MW of wind turbines over the next 2.5 years. The first phase of this project is the Trung Nam Wind Farm Phase 2, located in Ninh Thuan Province. Sarens will be handling the full scope … Read more

Avtokran-Tjumen adds Liebherr

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Russian crane company Avtokran-Tjumen has added a new Liebherr LR 1500 crawler crane to its fleet for wind energy works. The 500 tonner is at work constructing wind turbines on the Adygeyskaya WES wind energy construction project in the Republic of Adygea in the Southern Federal District of the Russian Federation. The main contractor for … Read more

SGRE to build on floating wind energy success

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply 11 of its SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines for what it claims to be the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen. The floating wind farm will be located off the coast of Norway at water depths of 260-300 m. The 88 MW plant will power the … Read more

Sany SCC12000TM with a new twin-boom design

The SCC12000TM twin-boom design uses its conventional boom to forms the twin-boom configuration, reducing crane cost and provide better versability for more different work configurations. The tilting line reaches 9 metres, surpassing other models of the same capacity class. Earlier this year, Sany has rolled off from its production line the 800-tonne class SCC12000TM crawler … Read more

ALS delivers 36 wind energy components

Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has coordinated the delivery of 36 wind energy components from Germany to Denmark. The components were loaded onto a chartered vessel in Bremerhaven and delivered to Esbjerg for an offshore wind energy project.  The heaviest piece weighed 170 tons (154.2 tonnes). The largest units measured 8.4 m tall.  ALS’ project scope … Read more