February 25 - Hansa Heavy Lift has strengthened its position in the Asian market by opening a new representative office in Shanghai, China.

The new office will be led by Wenhe Shi, who said: "I am delighted to be heading up this important new office at such an exciting time for the Chinese heavy lift market."

Joerg Roehl, chief commercial officer and managing director of Hansa, added: "There is a big drive to accelerate infrastructure as well as oil and gas projects in China, and we continue to see increased demand from customers to help with bigger and more challenging cargoes due to increasing modularisation."