Heavylift / Breakbulk
3 hours – not 18
Good ideas are of the essence when knocking down an oil platform into its individual components and loading them onto a barge. The Mexican company Eseasa deployed a caterpillar crane for the first time, thus cutting down the estimated project time.
Thinking in different scenarios
Holleman Romania added a broad range of subsidiaries to its core market in Romania a long time ago, with branches in Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine and Moldova. CEO George Nita told the ITJ’s Christian Doepgen recently how his group is positioned in a challenging market and...
Gold and other assets
If you want to get precious gold out of the earth, then you need the right equipment. Bolloré Transport & Logistics transported some such equipment from the coast of Ghana to the hinterland of Bukina Faso on behalf of the firm West African Resources.
A gentle giant in Rostock
The cranes needed for heavylift operations are growing ever taller. At its Rostock production site Liebherr recently inaugurated its new TCC 78000 unit, designed to handle its own cranes. It will transfer units between the production plant and the quay there – and operate on...
Fresh winds for windmills
Many conditions have to be just right, and others might require improvement, in order for windmills to remain efficient and environmentfriendly. Flying wind turbines, designed to generate energy above the surface of the sea, are now being tested by makani, for instance. The...
Close to clients through quality
The STTAT Group and its subsidiaries have been offering their customers transport and logistics solutions for more than 50 years.
A reliable Perth veteran
Two heavylift consignments were shipped to Southeast Asia from the Australian port of Fremantle recently. Specialists from Sadleirs were in charge of organising the tasks, transporting a cable reel and parts of a decommissioned submarine.
Open the sluice gates
Locks facilitate waterborne transport. Sometimes they themselves have to sail on a boat, as was the case with the gate of the Oslebshausen lock in Bremen recently, which was transported 60 km back to its lock after being renovated and upgraded recently.
Out of the ground
The Algerian state-owned oil corporation Sonatrach is seeking to increase its production volumes by investing in the modernisation of one of its key facilities. Sarens deployed its heavylift cranes to lift a 188 t column there.
Home sweet home on the high seas
ELA Container Offshore manufactures mobile accommodation for oil platforms and other facilities located at sea. The company is currently producing 26 living quarters for a converter platform located in the North Sea.