Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

UK port in BLIDAR project move

EOLFI Group used the port of Tyne, UK, to lift an 11-tonne oceanic data measurement buoy.

The weather and oceanic measurement buoy, also known as BLIDAR, is designed to measure offshore wind as accurately as possible in all weather conditions. The port of Tyne’s Riverside Quay was employed to lift and rotate the 13 m-long buoy using two mobile cranes in a tandem lift.

The BLIDAR will spend around two weeks at the port's Riverside Quay where scientific research equipment will be installed. Once complete, it will be towed to the Blyth offshore wind demonstrator farm where it will collect vital oceanographic data for six months before returning to the port of Tyne to be lifted out again.

www.portoftyne.co.uk

www.eolfi.com

Heavy Lift | News

Centauro crosses the Andes thumbnail image

Centauro crosses the Andes

July 18 - Centauro Argentina has coordinated the delivery of turbines for a hydroelectric energy project in Mendoza.
Views: 304
Express discharge at the port of Tyne thumbnail image

Express discharge at the port of Tyne

July 17 - Höegh Autoliners has transported five Hitachi TransPennine Express train carriages from Kobe, Japan to the port of Tyne in the UK. 
Views: 393
ALE’s Kazakhstan road trip thumbnail image

ALE’s Kazakhstan road trip

July 16 - ALE has completed a 3,400 km overland delivery in Kazakhstan – the longest road haul the company has performed in the country.
Views: 624

Heavy Lift Across The World

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