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HEBO to add sheerleg

November 22 - The Netherlands-headquartered HEBO Maritiemservice will add a floating sheerleg crane to its fleet in January 2018.

Wiebbe Bonsink, ceo of HEBO Maritiemservice, said: "This sheerleg has a maximum lifting capacity of 900 tons (816.4 tonnes) and it also has an impressive lifting capacity at longer reaches." The crane can lift 800 tons (725.5 tonnes) at a reach of 22.5 m, and 500 tons (453.6 tonnes) at an outreach of 46 m.

The sheerleg will be purchased from DBB Salvage in Denmark. The sheerleg also includes a 100-ton (90.7-tonne) lift capacity auxiliary hoist, which has a maximum lifting height of 74 m and a maximum reach of more than 60 m.

"We can use it for activities in the Baltic Sea but also in the North Sea or in Rotterdam," said Bonsink.

The self-propelled sheerleg is also equipped with a dynamic positioning system. In the future, HEBO Maritiemservice intends to equip the crane with a jib. "This way, we will be able to lift heavy loads at greater heights," said Bonsink

 

www.hebo-maritiemservice.nl

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Zeebrugge joins IPCSA

June 4 - The port of Zeebrugge in Belgium has joined the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) as it looks to share expertise gained from its Smart Port, Green Port and Safety Port projects.
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