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Liebherr LHM 600 Provides Flexible Solution for Sims in NY Harbor


A new Liebherr LHM 600 Mobile Harbour Crane has been in operation in the Port of New York and New Jersey since November 2019. Sims Metal Management, one of the world’s leading metal recyclers, places its LHM 600 on a floating barge. 

©Heavy Lift Magazine

Heerema’s Underwater Noise Pollution Solutions Protecting Marine Life


Heerema Marine Contractors and Heerema Fabrication Group are currently working with the University of Dundee’s School of Science and Engineering on innovations that could significantly reduce or eliminate underwater noise pollution.

©Heavy Lift Magazine

Spliethoff’s Pauwgracht with Deck Cargo


Spliethoff’s m.v. Pauwgracht spotted on a beautiful sunny day at the North Sea. The vessel is under deck fully loaded with monopile foundation saddles for offshore windfarm monopile foundations with more on deck, to be offloaded in Rotterdam.

©Heavy Lift Magazine

Coronavirus - Task force Port of Antwerp confirms: Port 100% operational


The first meeting of the Covid-19 Taskforce of the Port of Antwerp took place this morning. It has been confirmed that the port is one of the essential infrastructures of our country and important for the supply of the country and of Europe. The port therefore remains 100% operational thanks to the daily commitment and commitment of all employees.

©Port of Antwerp

COVID-19: ICS, IAPH Urge g20 Leaders to protect maritime sector, global supply chains


The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) have jointly called on G20 leaders to act quickly to protect global supply chains from the impact of COVID-19.

©World Maritime News

BigLift completes STS delivery


BigLift Barentsz has delivered three neo-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes to the port of Savannah in the USA.

©Heavy Lift Magazine

Coli logistics gmbh-interview


Project Cargo Weekly interview with Mr. Patrick Zernikow, Managing Director at COLI Logistics GmbH.

©Project Cargo Weekly

AAL Shipping lanches new liner service


AAL Shipping is launching a new, monthly liner service which will connect main ports in Europe, the Middle East, India and Asia to serve the multipurpose and heavy-lift markets.

© Project Cargo Journal

Offshore vessel to be retrofitted withammonia-powered fuel cell


AAL Shipping is launching a new, monthly liner service which will connect main ports in Europe, the Middle East, India and Asia to serve the multipurpose and heavy-lift markets.

© SWZ Maritime

Grimaldi Takes delivery of third newbuild


Italian Grimaldi Group has welcomed to its fleet Grande Houston, a new pure car & truck carrier (PCTC).

© World Maritime News

Rhenus moves man engines


Rhenus Project Logistics is coordinating the transport of 13 MAN diesel engines from Cuxhaven, Germany to Turkey, where they will be used as part of a floating power station.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

Mammoet awarded major plant construction by borealis


Mammoet recently signed as the official heavy lift and transport partner for Borealis’ new PHD project in Kallo, Belgium.

© Project Cargo Journal

arcelormittal sells stake in global chartering to ceres shipping


Steel and mining company ArcelorMittal has signed a share purchase agreement for the sale of a 50% stake in Global Chartering Limited (GCL), its drybulk shipping business, to DryLog, part of Greece-based Ceres Shipping.

© World Maritime News

konecranes acquires remaining mhe-demag shares


Konecranes have acquired Jebsen & Jessen’s shares in the MHE-Demag joint venture for approximatley €147 Million ($163 Million).

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

Höegh ships six to Singapore


Höegh Autoliners has transported six filtration systems from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Singapore for an offshore project.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

projects roll in for boskalis


Royal Boskalis Westminster has recently been awarded several heavy marine transport contracts totaling approximately USD120 million.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

Rhenus and Arkon order eco-friendly multipurpose vessels


Rhenus and Arkon have ordered four eco-friendly multipurpose vessels with a deadweight of 4,200 tonnes each.

© Project Cargo Journal

Mammoet opens yard in NY


Mammoet has opened a new location within the Port of Coeymans Marine Terminal in Coeymans, New York.


Belgian gateway begins merger talks


The port authorities of Antwerp and Zeebrugge will start negotiations with regard to a merger between the two gateways.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

Wallenius SOL to add the Port of Vassa to regular network


The new weekly service will connect the port with the Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

Major £17m port modernisation project nearly complete in Liverpool


The huge investment at Twelve Quays Terminal in Birkenhead will massively expand the regions RoRo capabilities.

© UK Haulier

UK Offshore wind energy extension projects approved by Crown Estate


Approved project extensions for North Sea wind farms will progress to the awarding of seabed rights.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

The first half of 2019 saw the multi-purpose sector struggle


With the current trade disputes being one of the main factors, the multi-purpose sector experienced a tough start to 2019.


Happy celebrations as Liebherr inaugurate new heavy lift crane


Rostock Overseas Port had a celebratory atmosphere recently, as it inaugurated its’ newest addition, a Liebherr heavy lift gantry crane.

© World Cement

Brexit preparations underway at the Port of Cork


Ireland’s second largest cargo port is doubling its customs facilities in preparation of a no deal Brexit.

© Ship Technology

Spliethoff agree new build deal with UPM


Bore and Wijnne Barends, both part of the Spliethoff Group, will design and build 3 new ships in partnership with UPM

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

The new CEO of BBC Chartering has been announced


BBC Chartering has announced who will succeed Svend Andersen as their new CEO.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

Long-term charters agreed by Shell for 14 new LNG-fueled tankers


In a drive to decarbonise shipping, Shell has agreed to charter a new fleet of LNG-fuelled tankers.

© World Maritime News

Höegh Autoliners completes transport to Mauritius


A consignment of 18 light rail vehicles has been delivered safely to the African nation of Mauritius.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

UK government considers free ports as a post-Brexit solution


Up to 10 free ports could be established across the UK following its exit from the European Union.

© Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International

Managing Director of AAL Shipping outlines their stance on IMO 2020


With the deadline for IMO 2020 getting ever closer, the MD of AAL Shipping has shared their position, and their plans.


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