Turbines over the Andes
click here Since 2015 Bolivia has been planning to increase its power-generation capacities, with the support of Siemens. It would like to generate more than enough electricity for domestic consumption, and to also export power. The equipment for the power station expansion project in...
Focusing on alternative energy
here The Salammbô Group, which is domiciled in Tunis, recently transported a total of 40 wind power plants of the Vestas V90 type with 120 MW from China and Spain to Tangier (Morocco).
Huge maritime power station
Parts for 87 wind power plants are being held in interim storage in Belfast by the heavylift logistician Schmidbauer, before the firm loads them onto a ship. They are destined for a wind farm west of Blackpool in the Irish Sea that is due to go on stream in 2018.
Wind power in its sails
The debate concerning alternative sources of energy has not yet abated. Crane-maker Liebherr is nevertheless banking on wind energy, amongst other things. It won a contract to supply the heavylift crane for the wind-farm installation vessel “Orion”.
Wind turbines to the Maghreb
The Tunis-based Salammbô Group was founded in 1999 by president and CEO Mohamed Hechmi Briki. The firm has expanded successfully beyond Tunisia’s borders and now has offices throughout the Maghreb region.
Siemens: SOVs instead of SUVs
follow link Omnipresent sport utility vehicles (SUVs) have a new look, at least in some coastal areas. Siemens, a multinational corporation from Germany and a major player in the offshore wind turbine industry, is revolutionising the options for offshore wind farm maintenance. The...
Heavylift gear on the Black River
Southeast Asia’s largest hydroelectric power plants operate on the River Da in Vietnam – and new ones are being planned. One plant, which covers 10% of the country’s power needs, was opened in Son La in 2013, and now a further unit is being built in Lai Chau. In February the...
Heavy Baltic loads
Twelve transformers are due to be transported from Sweden to Lithuania by April, as part of the Nordbalt project. Three companies from the three neighbouring Baltic states are working together on this assignment for the client, ABB in Sweden.
Close to setting a new handling record
The South Carolina Ports Authority, which is in charge of the port of Charleston SC, recently handled a very significant heavylift project. The consignments concerned contained a Westinghouse Electric Company steam generator being shipped to the South Carolina Electric & Gas...