July 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift's vessels, HHL Valaparaiso has lifted the shipping line's heaviest item of cargo since the launch of the company in June 2011, writes Louisa Beckett.

The cargo, a reactor with a weight of 1,283 tonnes, was loaded in Higashi Harima, along with three reactors weighing between 350 and 568 tonnes.

The reactors were discharged Sovetskaya Gavan, Russia with HHL Valparaiso using on-board cranes which have a lifting capacity of 1,400 tonnes.

Tomas Dyrbye, CEO at Hansa Heavy Lift said: "It makes me proud to see the positive development of Hansa Heavy Lift within the market and that our expertise and service are in demand."