Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Sunderland sets its sights on offshore renewables

The port of Sunderland in the UK has completed a resurfacing project covering almost two acres (0.8 ha) at its Endurance Park storage area.

The port acquired the area in 2013 and subsequent investments have resulted in improved storage facilities and logistic services, as well as further opportunities to grow in the offshore industry.

Matthew Hunt, port of Sunderland director, said: “The investment also means Greenwells Quay is now a perfect berth for project cargoes and the offshore market allowing our heavy lift crane to traverse the quay and lift straight to and from vessels and road transport [vehicles].

“The improved and strengthened storage facilities at Endurance Park are also ideal for all kinds of projects, particularly for the offshore market.”

The port claims that it has already secured a series of contracts with companies in the offshore renewables market.

www.portofsunderland.org.uk

Heavy Lift | News

Challenges facing towage and offshore operators thumbnail image

Challenges facing towage and offshore operators

September 20 - Sandro Lipani, director chartering and operations for Malta-based Augustea Maritime Transportation, discusses some of the challenges of operating in the towage and offshore support sector.
Views: 276
Allseas wins decommissioning work thumbnail image

Allseas wins decommissioning work

September 20 - Allseas has been awarded a contract for the removal, transfer, load in and disposal of the Gyda platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.
Views: 174
Innovation overhauled thumbnail image

Innovation overhauled

September 20 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel Innovation has undergone a major refit at Damen’s Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam.
Views: 166
Sun shines with Chipolbrok thumbnail image

Sun shines with Chipolbrok

September 20 - Chipolbrok has delivered a range of heavy and oversized components using its vessel Chipolbrok Sun, including 56 wind turbine tower sections in Piteå, Sweden.
Views: 179

Heavy Lift Across The World

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