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Mega Cranes for Port Everglades

Jun 29, 2018

Broward County’s Port Everglades reports that it is progressing with manufacturing the first three new Super Post-Panamax container-handling gantry cranes being built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Inc. (ZPMC) of China. The design phase is nearing completion, and today Port Everglades Chief Executive Steven Cernak issued a second notice to proceed to begin manufacturing the cranes valued at $13…

Lack of Signalman Led to Bulker Crane’s Contact with Grain Facility - NTSB

Oct 13, 2021

The absence of a dedicated signalman likely led to a bulk carrier’s crane striking a grain facility in Convent, La., in 2020, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found.The contact occurred on November 11, while the bulk vessel GH…

DMW Marine Group Appoints South America Rep

Oct 04, 2021

DMW Marine Group said it has appointed Proxima Innovation as its representative to handle business in Brazil and Latin America. Within the first month of the business relationship, DMW Marine Group said it secured orders with Proxima Innovation's…

Tech File: KENC Debuts Automatic Boat Landing System

Nov 10, 2020

KENC Engineering revealed two new automatic boat landing systems (ABLS) designed to provide safe transfer between a CTV and large vessels, available in two configurations.The product launch is a follow-up on a delivery last year when KENC designed…

Liebherr: Reachstacker Order in Australia

Apr 23, 2019

Tianqi Lithium Kwinana has placed an order with Liebherr for the first LRS 545 Reachstacker in Australia. The new device is a part of a package including two Liebherr XPower wheel loaders. The new machine is scheduled to go into operation in July this year…

ACE Winches Strengthens Grows

Feb 15, 2019

ACE Winches Norge AS, the Norwegian branch of internationally recognized ACE Winches, has strengthened its Scandinavian presence by relocating to the center of Stavanger and the appointment of a new sales and business development manager.Håvard…

LOC Appoints Group Director for Hull, Machinery, Due Diligence Services

Jan 25, 2019

London Offshore Consultants (LOC) Group announced the appointment of Nikos Benetis as Group Director of Hull & Machinery and Due Diligence Services.Nikos has been with LOC since 2017, previously in the role of Director of Financial Institution Advisory Services…

SSA Marine, XL Lifts Launch Forklift Initiative

Oct 01, 2018

XL Lifts, specializing in zero and low emissions forklifts and a Wiggins Lift dealer, announced it is working with SSA Marine to launch a 36,000 lb. capacity zero-emissions electric forklift suitable for marine terminal and rail yard operations…

Port of Oakland Focused on Hybrids

Jun 26, 2018

Oakland’s largest marine terminal operator plans to clear the air using hybrid cargo-handling technology. SSA Terminals said it will retrofit 13 diesel-powered cranes with diesel-electric hybrid engines. The upgrade is estimated to eliminate…

Cranes, Heavy Lift Shipping, Engineering and New Technologies

May 23, 2018

Compared to new technologies, conventional engineering in shipping is a relatively simple science: computable and generally predictable. However, heavy lift shipping presents challenges that go far beyond what is required with standard unitized cargoes…

ExxonMobil Rolls Out New Hydraulic Oils

Apr 23, 2018

ExxonMobil said its new Mobil SHC Aware HS (Hydraulic System) Series hydraulic oils are specially formulated to offer excellent protection, even in marine operating environments. The oils meet the U.S. Vessel General Permit (VGP) requirements for Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants…

Liebherr Records Its Best-ever Turnover

Apr 12, 2018

Switzerland based equipment manufacturer Liebherr Group reports its 2017 turnover was the highest in the group's history, with total sales of €9,845 million.The company’s 2017 revenue increased 9.3 percent compared to the previous year, a trend the group says it believes will continue in 2018…

First New Crane Begins Work at Port of Savannah

Mar 25, 2018

The first of Georgia Ports Authority’s four new Neo-Panamax cranes came online this week, bringing GPA’s operating fleet to 27 — more than any other single terminal in the nation. “Georgia’s ports are dedicated to staying a step ahead of market demand…

When it comes to moving fluids, Albin delivers

Mar 03, 2018

Whether on board or dockside, Albin Pump Marine makes moving fluid an easy task with its line of 12 General Purpose Pumps that deliver reliable performance, at an appealing price point.Albin Flexible Impeller Pumps are self-priming and available in 12V or 24V…

Konecranes Signs Service Agreement with MPET

Sep 12, 2017

In August 2017, Konecranes signed a major service agreement: the company’s Antwerp-based service organization will perform all of the maintenance and repair work on more than 150 Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers of different generations for MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET)…

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