Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Happy upgrade for BigLift vessel

BigLift Shipping has enhanced the lifting capacities of the two mast cranes on its heavy lift vessel Happy Star to offer a combined lifting capacity of 2,200 tonnes. 

The cranes were upgraded at Huisman’s service and assembly facility in Schiedam, the Netherlands in response to a growing demand for heavy lift vessels with lifting capacities of over 2,000 tonnes, says BigLift

Other functionalities, such as man riding, offshore load curves and an anti-collision system, were also installed or upgraded.

After completing a thorough testing programme, and with each crane now boasting a maximum lifting capacity of 1,100 tonnes, the vessel will depart for Porto Maghera, Italy, to load two 1,500-tonne reactors.


www.bigliftshipping.com

Heavy Lift | News

Multipurpose rates edge up thumbnail image

Multipurpose rates edge up

October 19 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have increased over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 649
Meriaura adds dry cargo duo thumbnail image

Meriaura adds dry cargo duo

October 18 - Finland's VG-Shipping, part of the Meriaura Group, has acquired two 4,100 dwt dry cargo vessels.
Views: 721
ChartCo partners with MeteoGroup thumbnail image

ChartCo partners with MeteoGroup

October 17 - Global supplier of maritime and digital data and compliance services, ChartCo, has selected MeteoGroup to provide its weather routing technology services through its OneOcean platform.
Views: 739
GeoSea wins Borssele contract thumbnail image

GeoSea wins Borssele contract

October 16 - Ørsted has awarded GeoSea, part of the DEME Group, a contract for the transportation and installation of 94 foundations for the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farms in the Netherlands.
Views: 1195

Heavy Lift Across The World

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