Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Höegh breaks Ennore record

Höegh Autoliners has transported a wind turbine blade from Ennore port, India to Shanghai, China on its ro-ro vessel Höegh Antwerp.

Measuring 28 m in length, Höegh Autoliners said that it was the longest breakbulk unit that has ever been loaded on a ro-ro ship at the Indian port.

The shipping line added that using a ro-ro solution significantly reduced the amount of lifting required for the project. In this case, the wind turbine blade was lifted to a maximum height of 2 m.

Atuldutt Sharma, breakbulk sales manager at Höegh Autoliners India, explained: “This can be compared to the cargo operations performed with a lo-lo vessel, where the windmill blade would likely travel a distance of 10-12 m horizontally, [while] hanging 15-20 m above the ground.”

www.hoeghautoliners.com

Heavy Lift | News

UAL vessels gather in Antwerp thumbnail image

UAL vessels gather in Antwerp

August 23 - Three Universal Africa Lines (UAL) ships have been spotted at the port of Antwerp. All three are being loaded with cargoes destined for West Africa.
Views: 456
Roll Group opens in Asia thumbnail image

Roll Group opens in Asia

August 23 - Roll Group has strengthened its presence in the Asia Pacific (APAC) market by opening offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and South Korea.
Views: 490
Höegh rolls to Mombasa thumbnail image

Höegh rolls to Mombasa

August 23 - Höegh Autoliners has shipped 100 breakbulk units destined for a cement plant in Kenya on using two of its ro-ro services.
Views: 408
ALE-Giant executes Formosa works thumbnail image

ALE-Giant executes Formosa works

August 23 - ALE has established a joint venture with Giant Taiwan to handle the movement, transport and storage of wind turbine foundations for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm.
Views: 341

Heavy Lift Across The World

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