AJOT | April 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Charters | Project / Heavy Lift News | Air Project
Special air freight charter to overcome the pandemic: On behalf of US-based healthcare company Nexus Pharmaceuticals, DB Schenker transported equipment for a vaccine filling line this week. With a total volume of 82 tons, it was necessary to charter an Antonov An-124 aircraft for the flight from Frankfurt-Hahn in Germany to Chicago-Rockford in the US. The transported material comprised of a vaccine filling machine with isolator from the German specialized engineering companies Bausch + Stroebel and Franz Ziel. Once the production line is operational, it has the capability to produce up to 30 million doses of vaccines per month.
Despite the Covid-19 health crisis impacting significantly on the Lifting Industry, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Sector Benchmark Research reveals optimism for the post-pandemic future, and a move towards new and possibly more productive ways of working.
Bloomberg | April 08, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Intermodal News | Road
President Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure bill calls for $571 billion in additional transportation spending over current federal levels, and $50 billion to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change, according to White House documents sent to Capitol Hill that were reviewed by Bloomberg News.
AJOT | April 07, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Energy News
Today, Ørsted has signed an agreement with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), who will be acquiring a 50% ownership share of Ørsted's 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm, which was commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2020 and generates green power to the equivalent of one million households' annual power consumption in the Netherlands.
AJOT | April 05, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Intermodal Project
Khimji Ramdas Shipping, member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Oman, and Multimodal Logistics (KRSML) was contracted to undertake the delivery of onshore fully assembled Oil Rigs from Jebel Ali Port to the Bahja Region of Oman.
AJOT | April 01, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project
Total Movements, member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, in collaboration with ABC India Limited, successfully executed the Multimodal Transportation of ICT(240 MT) and GT(220MT) transformers for a prestigious project, 2x660 MW-Maitree Power Project by barge from Kolkata to the site at Rampal (Khulna) in Bangladesh for M/s. BHEL.
Bloomberg | March 31, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Intermodal Project | Intermodal News | Road
U.S. business groups say they are thrilled that President Joe Biden is proposing massive new investment to upgrade crumbling U.S. infrastructure, but they’ll be lobbying against raising the corporate tax rate to pay for it.
Aiding the construction of a spaceport is not something many companies get to be a part of. It is complex and specialized work that requires experience, precision and an iron-clad plan. It also leaves no room for error.
AJOT | March 25, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project
Mammoet South Africa, a branch of the global heavy lifting and transport specialist, has been contracted by Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) to assist with the launch of the first of three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV). Procured by ARMSCOR, the acquisition agency of the South African Department of Defense, for the South African Navy, the vessels will augment South Africa’s maritime security by enhancing the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-effectively to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing.