All Super Heavy Lifting Articles

Second 1,600 tonne crane for FOWIC
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier upgrades Brave Tern turbine installation vessel with 1,600 tonne Huisman crane
Hiab launches new super heavy loader crane
The new crane has a long reach and high lifting capacity
‘Big Carl’ lifts steel ring onto second reactor
The world’s biggest crane has been in action again at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, UK
Which cranes are adding sophistication to demolition techniques?
Sophistication in destruction might sound like a contradiction in terms but precision and a light touch, delivered courtesy of cranes and lifting equipment, have their place in demolition
Focus 30 crane completes first project
Performing a top-and-tail lifting operation in tandem with a 500 tonne mobile crane, the Mammoet crane completed its first lift
Manitowoc acquires Aspen Equipment’s assets
CEO Aaron Ravenscroft said the acquisition of Aspen will position Manitowoc closer to its end markets and complement its pending acquisition of H&E Equipments crane business.
Record refinery lifts in China
Erection of a refinery vessel weighing almost 4,000 tonnes set a new record on a Chinese refinery project
Wind energy lifting and transport: flying high
From foundation construction to blade transport to turbine erection – many aspects of wind turbine erection and transport are experiencing change. Christian Shelton reports
Heavy lifting: Super heavyweights
The sector sees big name contenders showcasing some serious steel. Christian Shelton reports
Mega cranes tackle projects around the globe
Mega cranes have been front and center in the news over the past year.
Sarens’ Big Carl makes biggest lift yet
Sarens’ 5,000 tonne capacity SGC-250 crane has completed a 575 tonne lift at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK
Mammoet completes Focus testing
Focus30 heavy lift crane from Mammoet completes testing and is ready to go to work
Mammoet reveals 6,000 tonne crane
The SK6,000 is a new 6,000 tonne capacity super heavy lift crane from Mammoet, joining the existing SK190 and SK350, and the SK10,000 announced in 2019
Monopile loading with 1,600 tonne Liebherr
External customers can now make use of Liebherr’s 1,600 tonne heavy lift crane at the Port of Rostock in Germany
SGC-90 giant electric crane new from Sarens
The fourth super heavy lift crane in the SGC series, the 100,000 tonne-metre SGC-90, joins the Sarens fleet in Belgium
3,000 tonne Liebherr crane takes shape
Construction of offshore installation vessel Alfa Lift’s 3,000 tonne capacity Liebherr crane reached a milestone in October
VersaCrane TC-36000/S2 makes lifting debut
The first job for the 3,000 US ton capacity VersaCrane TC-36000/S2 was a two-part coker replacement
Damaged Orion crane under repair
Repairs on damaged 5,000 tonne Liebherr crane for Orion vessel underway at Port of Rostock in Germany
Offshore turbine erection from OHT
OHT enters offshore wind turbine installation market and orders two GustoMSC jack up vessels with 2,500 tonne telescopic lattice boom cranes
Sany hands over 4,000 tonne crane
A 4,000 tonne capacity twin boom crawler crane has been handed over to its Chinese customer at the Sany Huzhou factory for work on a nuclear power plant
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