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Combi Lift moves port crane between German ports
Heavy lift shipping company Combi Lift has successfully moved Rhenus’ port crane from Wilhelmshaven to Nordenham in Germany onboard the MV Papenburg
New crane orders for Huisman
Huisman has secured new crane contracts with a total value of around EUR €300 million (approximately US $335 million) from various major offshore, shipping and wind farm installation contractors
TTS Group to be acquired by Palfinger
Norwegian marine crane and equipment manufacturer TTS Group to be acquired by the Palfinger Marine subsidiary of Austria-based manufacturer Palfinger AG
Crane upgrade for A2Sea
Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam in the Netherlands is upgrading the main crane and completing other work on A2Sea’s offshore wind turbine erection vessel Sea Installer
SmartCrane new from GustoMSC
GustoMSC has revealed its SmartCrane design for an electric cantilever boom crane to increase safety, save time and reduce costs for offshore operators
Tower cranes: building ships
Special correspondent Heinz-Gert Kessel discusses the merits of tower cranes for use in shipyards. Economical and flexible crane logistics are required to cope with a quickly changing market
Liebherr to deliver offshore crane to Caspian Sea
Lukoil’s Caspian Sea Operations have ordered a Liebherr ram luffing offshore crane to begin operation at the end of 2016 in the Russian part of the Caspian Sea
New 8,000 tonne crane from ALE
International heavy lift and transport company ALE has announced its latest heavy lifting solution, the 8,000 tonne capacity AL.SK700 crane, IC exclusively reveals
Sparrows Group wins Statoil crane contract
Global crane engineering company Sparrows Group has won the contract to deliver cranes and maintenance services for Statoil’s Mariner development on the UK Continental Shelf
Sparrows Group moves into Trinidad and Tobago
Offshore lifting and oilfield services specialist Sparrows Group has grown its Americas footprint into Trinidad and Tobago following an agreement to work with Miguel Mechanical Services
Kenz delivers crane pair for Seadrill
Two boom hoist cranes from Kenz Cranes in the Netherlands have been delivered to offshore drilling contractor Seadrill for its West Rigel semi-submersible vessel
Liebherr realigns Rostock plant
Design, sales and customer service for mobile harbour cranes, reachstackers, ship cranes and offshore cranes will operate out of Liebherr’s maritime production site in Rostock, Germany
Barge Master launches gangway
Barge Master has launched a motion compensated gangway for safe personnel access between vessels and offshore wind turbines and other structures
Deepwater project for Jurong Shipyard
Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard in Singapore has ordered two Liebherr offshore cranes for the Extended Well Test (EWT) FPSO vessel
Milestone delivery by Huisman
Huisman, a Netherlands-based specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has delivered the 100th crane built at its production facility in Zhangzhou, China
Sembcorp to build record crane vessel for Heerema
Heerema Offshore Services' world record US$1 billion semi-submersible crane vessel with a pair of 10,000 tonne cranes onboard will be built by Sembcorp Marine in Singapore
Construction starts on Huisman 10,000 tonne cranes
Huisman and Heerema marked the start of the construction phase, in China, of a pair of 10,000 tonne capacity tub mounted cranes for offshore work
EnerMech awarded extended contract from BP
Aberdeen, Scotland-based mechanical engineering group EnerMech has been awarded a 12 month extension of a five year cranes and lifting contract by BP Exploration
Total to take delivery of Liebherr RL-K 4200
Oil and gas company Total will take delivery of a Liebherr RL-K 4200 ram luffing knuckle boom crane from Liebherr's offshore crane division in Rostock, Germany
Bridge success for Barge Master
Barge Master helped install a connection bridge for the Shell Malampaya production platform in the Philippines using its BM-T700 motion compensation platform
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