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Project / Heavy Lift News


Bertling Logistics appoints Steve Walter as new Head for Houston office

AJOT | January 08, 2021 | People | Appointments | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Logistics

EZ Link Taiwan & Noatum South Korea team up for cable drum movement
EZ Link Taiwan & Noatum South Korea team up for cable drum movement

AJOT | December 30, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project

PCN members, EZ Link in Taiwan and Noatum Project Cargo (formerly Actanis) in South Korea have joined forces for the successful handling and delivery of 36 units of cable drums.

Relocation of MTR’s rail grinder machine in Hong Kong
Relocation of MTR’s rail grinder machine in Hong Kong

AJOT | December 29, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Intermodal News | Rail

Wangfoong Transportation Ltd, member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Hong Kong, was contracted to relocate the over-weight and over-size MTR rail grinder machine to the MTR depot, where the unloading area is with limited headroom and space requiring special tandem lifting.

Jumbo installs Karish FPSO mooring system while breaking its deep-water record in the process
Jumbo installs Karish FPSO mooring system while breaking its deep-water record in the process

AJOT | December 28, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Energy News

On behalf of TechnipFMC, Jumbo Offshore successfully completed the first phase of work on Energean’s Karish gas field offshore Israel in October. Jumbo’s scope of work included transport and installation of 14 suction piles (part of a 14-point FPSO mooring system), a tie-in manifold and a 24 inch deepwater gas sales spool. Jumbo installed the components at a depth of 1,760 metres, breaking its own deep-water installation record. Jumbo’s work is scheduled to recommence in 2021, with the hook-up and installation of the Energean Power FPSO, the first FPSO ever to operate in the East Mediterranean

Cargo experts report shipment of steel coils
Cargo experts report shipment of steel coils

AJOT | December 18, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project

Cargo Experts have reported another recent project consisting of steel coils from Antwerp to Derince.

More than legs
More than legs

AJOT | December 15, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News

Versatility and Customization take centre stage in the new Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV).

AntwerpXL officially recognised as having the most successful launch of any event in 2019
AntwerpXL officially recognised as having the most successful launch of any event in 2019

AJOT | December 14, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News

AntwerpXL’s record-breaking first edition has been officially recognised at the AEO Excellence Awards, winning ‘Best Event Launch’.

CMA CGM ESS from SE India ports to the N. Continent, the Med, N. Africa, Red Sea & Latin America

AJOT | December 14, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project

Damen signs with Opus Marine for Germany’s first 
FCS 2710
Damen signs with Opus Marine for Germany’s first 
FCS 2710

AJOT | December 08, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project

On 3rd December in Hamburg, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Opus Marine for the delivery of a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named Allegro. The company will operate the vessel in support of its charterers, serving the offshore wind industry in the German section of the North Sea.

WERMA signal lamps flash all the way to Kenya
WERMA signal lamps flash all the way to Kenya

AJOT | December 07, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Ports & Terminals

Meyland moves and transports goods The motto of family-owned company Meyland, based in Adegem in Belgium, is “make the goods move”. They specialize in building systems for all industrial sectors and any company division regardless of the type of goods being transported, from bulk commodities to a single product. Meyland designs, constructs and maintains systems for transporting single products and bulk commodities. Today, their range of products includes conveyor belts, elevators, screw and chain conveyors, silos, bunkers, mobile scales and packaging and palletising machines.

GEODIS transports Alstom metro cars
GEODIS transports Alstom metro cars

AJOT | December 04, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News

GEODIS is transporting, for the French manufacturer Alstom, the 10 metro trains for line 3 of the Hanoi metro, a total of forty railcars. A new train will leave the port of Dunkirk (France) this weekend, aboard the containership Champs Elysées.

Cosmatos transport refinery equipment to Thessaloniki Port
Cosmatos transport refinery equipment to Thessaloniki Port

AJOT | December 02, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Intermodal Project

This challenging transport of heavy and outsized refinery equipment took months to organize while going through every detail and many visits to Thessaloniki Port to check feasibility and berthing options.

Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) appoints exclusive member for Switzerland

AJOT | December 01, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project

Double Star Logistics in Brazil handles 2 generators
Double Star Logistics in Brazil handles 2 generators

AJOT | November 25, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project

The Double Star Logistics do Brasil shipment consisted of two generators, both in crates with one at 50tn and the other at 42tns. Double Star performed the handling and shipping from Santos in Brazil to Mumbai, India.

World may not have enough heavy lift vessels to service the offshore wind industry post 2025
World may not have enough heavy lift vessels to service the offshore wind industry post 2025

AJOT | November 25, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Maritime Project | Energy News

Offshore wind is booming, and as turbine and project sizes grow, demand for specialized installation vessels will soar. The market for vessels capable of installing large offshore wind components is quickly being outpaced by growing demand from the global development pipeline, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.

Biden bump for infrastructure imperiled by Trump election fight
Biden bump for infrastructure imperiled by Trump election fight

Bloomberg | November 23, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Intermodal News

Union leaders and transportation advocates have looked to President-elect Joe Biden and his former Senate colleague Mitch McConnell for possible action next year on a major infrastructure package.

Modulift’s custom design solutions are the perfect answer for complex lifts
Modulift’s custom design solutions are the perfect answer for complex lifts

AJOT | November 20, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News

Modulift, well known in the industry for their popular modular design spreader beams and frames, has seen their orders for custom designed lifting solutions increase substantially since the beginning of the year, and there are no signs of that pace slowing down.  This is great news for the global below the hook manufacturer and their team of in-house engineers. 

Trans Global Projects pulls out all of the stops to deliver giant oil derrick to the Caspian Sea
Trans Global Projects pulls out all of the stops to deliver giant oil derrick to the Caspian Sea

AJOT | November 18, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News

For this challenging shipment, the international project logistics management company, headquartered in England, completed a double banking operation and overcame low clearance points in Russian inland waterways.

Van Oord selects KENC Engineering for design lifting tool Saint-Brieuc OWF
Van Oord selects KENC Engineering for design lifting tool Saint-Brieuc OWF

AJOT | November 18, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News

On the 12th of November leading marine contractor Van Oord, awarded Breman Machinery and KENC Engineering with the assignment to design and build a casing lifting adapter (CLA). The lifting tool supports the installation of 190 pin piles at Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm.

R&M crane and hoist for mine
R&M crane and hoist for mine

AJOT | November 17, 2020 | Project / Heavy Lift News

A 20 ton capacity overhead crane and hoist from R&M Materials Handling Inc., sold by Harriman Material Handling (HMH), has been built and installed by CraneWerks 400 ft. beneath the surface at the U.S. Gypsum Company Shoals Mine in Indiana.

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