Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

Mainstay Marine acquires hoist

UK-headquartered Mainstay Marine has acquired a 160-tonne lifting capacity amphibious boat hoist.

The Pembroke Dock-based company said the unit will lift vessels at its 4.6 ha site.

Built by Italian company Boat Lift, the remote-controlled crane weighs 60 tons (54 tonnes) and measures 12 m in height. It has six lifting winches and can be immersed in water up to 5 m deep. It will be able to lift vessels with a 9 m beam and a 4.5 m draught.

Stewart Graves, managing director at Mainstay Marine, commented: “The boat hoist will complement our recent upgrades to our slipways giving us the ability to provide customers with a much more flexible service for vessels up to 650 ton (590 tonnes)." The company’s other facilities include a wet basin, four slipways and a ro-ro jetty.

Mainstay Marine said that the hoist will be used to launch the Welsh Fisheries Protection vessel Rhodri Morgan, as well as the 19 m-long catamaran Lady Megan, both of which are being built on site.

The hoist could also be used in the EUR76 million (USD85.7 million) Swansea City development project at Pembroke port, which will support the marine renewable sector in Wales, according to Mainstay Marine.

www.mainstaymarine.co.uk

www.boatlift.it 

Heavy Lift | News

Brett joins port of Tyne thumbnail image

Brett joins port of Tyne

June 18 - Simon Brett has joined the UK’s port of Tyne as commercial director of port services.
Views: 289
Allcargo exits ship-ownership thumbnail image

Allcargo exits ship-ownership

June 18 - Mumbai-headquartered Allcargo Logistics has exited the shipowning and coastal shipping business by selling its last vessel.
Views: 286
Apollo completes refit at DSDu thumbnail image

Apollo completes refit at DSDu

June 18 - DEME Offshore’s latest heavy lift jack-up vessel Apollo has completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu).
Views: 210
Cargolux adds Santiago call thumbnail image

Cargolux adds Santiago call

June 18 - B747 operator Cargolux Airlines has re-introduced Santiago de Chile as a call on its South American service.
Views: 243

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.