Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

GT USA increases cargo handling capacity in Wilmington

GT USA Wilmington, the US arm of Gulftainer, has placed an order with Konecranes for nine all-electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes for its facilities at the port of Wilmington.

Photo credit: Port of Wilmington

The units will be delivered in 2019 and 2020, in line with GT USA’s plans to modernise and improve its infrastructure in Wilmington.

In addition to the nine 41-ton (37.2-tonne) rubber-tyred gantry cranes, the order includes three 45-ton (40.8-tonne) reachstackers.

GT USA plans to invest USD100 million in its facilities at the port of Wilmington in 2019. In total, the company will invest USD500 million in a phased development plan aimed at increasing the operational efficiency and overall productivity at the port.

www.gulftainer.com

www.portofwilmington.com

www.konecranes.com

Heavy Lift | News

AAL calls in Felixstowe thumbnail image

AAL calls in Felixstowe

April 18 - AAL has made its inaugural call at the UK’s port of Felixstowe to deliver four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG).
Views: 639
Multiple orders for Terex thumbnail image

Multiple orders for Terex

April 16 - Terex received multiple crane orders at this year’s bauma exhibition, which took place last week in Munich.
Views: 839
Huisman selected for Voltaire crane thumbnail image

Huisman selected for Voltaire crane

April 15 - Jan De Nul has contracted Huisman to design the main crane for its newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel, Voltaire.
Views: 927

Heavy Lift Across The World

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