November 5 - Sonora recently completed a project for a local customer involving the movement of a large metal component with a length of 13.5 m and diameter of 3.9 m, from Ventspils, Latvia to Nybro, Sweden.
Madara Melne, manager of the agent network at Sonora, commented: "In order to deliver the large cargo, telescopic semi-trailers were used, carried by two pilot escorts."
Sonora is a member of the Project Cargo Network, representing Latvia.
Companies in Italy are complaining that illogical and excessive bureaucracy is seriously hindering the heavy transport and lifting sector, according to the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA).
UK-based Osprey Group will expand its fleet of equipment with the addition of an Enerpac hydraulic jack system.
Royal Van Beest Group has acquired Spain-based Sling Supply International, which designs, manufacturers, tests and certifies lifting solutions across a range of industries.
Atlas Air has taken delivery of a Boeing 747-8 freighter – the second in a series of four 747-8Fs ordered by the company in 2021.
Toepfer Transport’s October time charter index shows that the average daily multipurpose time charter rate for a 12,500 dwt/F-type heavy lift vessel fell 6.1 percent month-on-month to USD20,289.
DEME’s Orion, fitted with Liebherr’s HLC 295000 crane, has completed its first two offshore projects in the wind energy industry – installing components for France’s Fécamp and Germany’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farms.
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