Heavy Lift Across the World

Regions | Europe

News and developments from logisticians and specialised transport providers active in the European heavy lift and project forwarding market.

Newbuilds on horizon for OHT?

June 19 - According to reports in Splash 24/7, Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) for a newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift vessel.

Cargolux sponsors Solar Arctic project

June 19 - Cargolux is providing transportation for a prototype solar-powered boat, between Luxembourg and Calgary, Canada, ahead of an Arctic expedition.

WCA Projects to return to Hamburg

June 18 - Such was the success of the WCA Projects network’s 12th annual conference in Hamburg, Germany, recently that the group is planning to return to the city for its 2019 conference.

HSH ready to invest

June 15 - Germany’s HSH Nordbank, once the world’s largest ship financier, is reportedly setting its sights on a return to maritime investments after years of financial turmoil.

Van der Vlist delivers for Slufterdam

June 15 - Van der Vlist has handled the delivery of 14 wind turbines for the Windpark Slufterdam renewal project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 

Flettner fitted on Fehn Pollux

June 15 - The Eco Flettner rotor, a newly developed sail propulsion system, has been installed on board Fehn Ship Management’s 4,200 dwt general cargo vessel, Fehn Pollux.

Jackets installed at East Anglia One

June 14 - The first of two jacket foundations have been successfully installed at the East Anglia One wind farm, located off the coast of Suffolk, UK.

Stena supports Irish routes

June 13 - Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new ro-pax ferries, currently under construction in China, is planned to enter service on its Holyhead – Dublin route during early 2020.

Demag delivers for W. Mayer

June 13 - Zweibrücken, Germany-based heavy transport and crane service provider, W. Mayer, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.

SAL inks Horns Rev 3 deal

June 13 - SAL Heavy Lift has signed a contract with Geosea that will see the Hamburg-headquartered shipping line transport 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm.

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