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Project Cargo and Heavy Lifts in the COVID-19 Environment

Aug 19, 2020

The year 2020 has presented a litany of challenges to the safe movement of global project cargo. While heavy lifts and engineered cargo movements always present challenges from a rigging and execution standpoint, we have also faced exceptional challenges on other fronts. These have included cancelled vessel bookings, port facilities as well as prefabrication/modulization yard closures, lack of vessel and facility access as well as travel restrictions…

Port of Savannah Takes Delivery of More Ship-to-Shore Cranes

Aug 25, 2023

The US Port of Savannah has taken delivery of four Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes, upgrading the crane fleet to 34 machines at Garden City Terminal after four older cranes are retired and recycled.Along with the completion of our project to improve Berth 1…

Heavy Lift Ships Start Moving Refinery Upgrading Cargo

Mar 17, 2023

The Jumbo-SAL-Alliance (JSA) commenced its scope of work in the Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project for JGC Corporation, when Jumbo Javelin loaded the first of 19 transports at Dahej India.In total, the project will see the Jumbo-SAL-Alliance undertake the transportation of 450…

Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

Aug 18, 2022

Driven by the growth in the size of wind turbines, Liebherr's all-electric heavy lift crane series is being expanded with an 800-tons crane. 'The new cranes follow on from a long tradition and decades of experience in building ship cranes. The first ship crane was delivered by Liebherr in 1958…

Combi Lift Sets Up US Branch in Houston

Mar 01, 2022

German heavy lift and project logistics company Combi Lift said  its expanding its business into the Americas through the opening of a new office in Houston. “Houston is the perfect location in the U.S.A. It is one of the main project capitals in the world…

MV Charlie delivered to dship; Fourth "Eco-friendly" Newbuild

Feb 14, 2022

dship Carriers took delivery of number four of four newbuilds, the MV Charlie, the latest generation eco-friendly F-500 vessel type. The quartet of new ships enhances dship's capabilities in the multi-purpose heavy lift market during a time when cargo slots are rare and the market is tight…

Heavy Lift: Liebherr logs a strong 2021; All-Electric Trend is "Clear"

Jan 26, 2022

Liebherr reports that it had a record year in 2021 in its maritime mobile harbor crane business, logging an order intake volume of 80+ new units, a record level for the company.Including additional sales of used units, Liebherr mobile harbor cranes were ordered from 31 different countries…

Hilpert Joins Combi Lift as Managing Director

Jan 17, 2022

German heavy lift and project logistics expert Combi Lift announced on Monday that Klaus Hilpert has joined its management team as managing director and chairman of the board of directors.Combi Lift has significantly expanded its services over the past year…

CSX Intermodal NC get Crane Upgrade

Jan 11, 2022

Liebherr Container Cranes delivered three fully automated rail mounted gantry cranes to the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal (CCX) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 'cabin-less' units that feature  Liebherr Remote operator Stations (ROS) for supervised moves and exception handling…

Port of Södertälje Runs the Liebherr MHC with Fossil-Free Diesel

May 19, 2021

The Port of Södertälje acquired the first Liebherr mobile harbor crane running on fossil-free HVO100 diesel. The new LHM 420 mobile harbor crane was recently delivered to the port and will significantly improve handling capacity in the container and project cargo sector…

Harren & Partner Names Nils Aden Managing Director

Apr 30, 2021

German shipping and logistics group Harren & Partner announced it has hired Nils Aden as managing director, effective May 1.Aden brings to the role more than two decades of know-how as a shipping industry executive in the industry, with experience…

Jumbo and SAL to Form Joint Venture

Mar 08, 2021

German-based breakbulk and project cargo shipping company SAL and Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor Jumbo have announced their intention to form a joint venture.Combining a large part of their fleets, engineering…

Video: Jumbo Kinetic Transports 1435-tonne Shiploader

Jan 28, 2021

Jumbo Shipping recently transported a 1435t shiploader, measuring 135 x 25 x 43 metres, from Vietnam to Canada for the machine’s manufacturer Tenova.After almost two years of engineering, the Jumbo Kinetic lifted and shipped the gigantic shiploader from Phu My Port to Vancouver…

Tech Files: Breathing New Life into Old Port Cranes

Jan 11, 2021

Retrofits of new features into existing ports cranes can produce operational efficiency and safety gains not included on cranes delivered 15-20 years ago, including Ship-to-Shore (STS) Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) and Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) types…

Mammoth Cranes enroute to Port of Oakland

Dec 30, 2020

A set of three towering new cranes are coming to the Port of Oakland to handle the ever larger ships calling the seaport, an investment by Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) for its marine terminal at Oakland (Oakland International Container Terminal - OICT)…

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