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.
AJOT | March 24, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project
360 Logistics recently handled another breakbulk import of 3 x LNG tank into Fremantle, Western Australia. From under hook collection to jacking down at three remote delivery locations. Due to permit restrictions they had to travel through an approved route, extending the travel time and distance to the sites near Kalgoorlie to 1300 km and 1600 kms to Esperance, each taking about three to four travel days.
AJOT | March 24, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Intermodal Project
SARR Freights, member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, has successfully completed another turnkey project for a consignment of heavy and oversized carg, consisting of four pieces, weighing 100 tons each.
Bloomberg | March 24, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Intermodal News | Road
President Joe Biden is betting that a multitrillion-dollar economic plan centered around infrastructure spending will do more than bolster an American economy hammered by the coronavirus pandemic: It will ensure his country’s competitiveness against China for decades to come.
Expanding their scope of technical and innovative solutions, American Ship Repair (ASR) signed an agreement with NOV Inc. to represent their Bondstrand composite solutions, a corrosion-resistant nonmetallic composite piping solution designed for marine and offshore project applications.