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Paul van Gelder: lifting industry has important role in renewables
Mammoet CEO will use CATME speech to argue that renewable energy facilities have to be built “a lot faster”
How crane size is increasing to support the evolving wind energy market
The wind energy market is growing, and so is the equipment. With sizes increasing, new challenges have to be overcome to transport and install these massive monoliths of green energy
The Knowledge: Size matters (continued)
When talking about the Panama Canal expansion project it is only right to mention some of the heavy lift and transport-related activities that went into building it and the lock construction and other upgrades in general. Marco van Daal reports
Certex UK wins wind farm contract
The company has won the major three year contract for inspection and maintenance of turbine generators
CoalStar reveals plans for major Siberian seaport
€700 million coal and oil export terminal will have annual capacity of 35 million tonnes
Contracts of US$1.1 billion for Saipem
Australia and Guyana offshore contracts total US$1.1 billion for Saipem
Sarens dismantles “Goliath” gantry crane at historic shipyard
Sarens was tasked with the challenging take down of an iconic 2,200-ton overhead crane at Navy facility.
How these spectacular lifts have raised the size and weights bar
Some spectacular lifts from recent months show the sheer sizes and weights that can now be accommodated. 
Work begins on US$1 billion port in Senegal
Construction of one of Africa’s largest ports begins in Senegal in West Africa 
Marine transporter for US repair company
Boat repair company Smith Boys Marine Sales has invested in a new self propelled hydraulic transporter for boats
Port of Genoa receives €300 million for expansion
Loan from the European Investment Bank will help fund terminal upgrades and a new sea barrier
Europe’s first fully circular energy transition facility underway
Ardersier Port project in Scotland will repurpose disused oil rigs to make floating offshore wind farm foundations
Huisman to build heavy lift cranes for offshore vessel
Dutch specialist building two 2,000 tonne capacity leg encircling cranes for offshore vessels
Züblin to expand German submarine facility
Strabag subsidiary awarded two-year project to construct production and administration buildings
Site report: How Liftek reached a water bag milestone
Rigging and planning were key for a water bag load test of 2,420 tonnes
Russia to build €2bn deep-sea port
Baltic transshipment complex will handle 64 million tonnes of cargo a year and help Russia increase exports 
Opportunities in the wind
Mark Matthew on why delays in offshore wind projects must not be allowed to hinder green progress
KenzFigee to develop electric offshore crane
The company has signed a contract with Iv-Offshore and Energy for a crane to be installed on Dogger Bank in the North Sea
Saudi Arabia plans world’s largest floating city
Ambitious plans for the creation of a new floating industrial city in Saudi Arabia 
Cadeler signs offshore wind contract
The company will work with Ørsted on two German offshore wind projects
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