All Aircraft & Shipbuilding articles – Page 2

  • ALE skid the 26,500 tonne lower block 04. The largest hull section is attached during the skidding t

    ALE and the HMS Prince of Wales


    Heavy lift and specialized transport company ALE has completed skidding the forward section of an aircraft carrier for the HMS Prince of Wales in Rosyth Dockyard, UK

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    EIB loan for Norway airport expansion


    Bergen airport to get third terminal to help traffic demand and improve passenger services

  • The Halas 71 passenger ferry being moved at the port using a PowerMax module

    Ferry move by Caba


    Turkish transport company Caba helped relocate the 52 metre, 400 tonne, Halas 71 passenger ferry at a port in Turkey

  • An LTM 1350-6.1 and an LTM 1400-7.1 launch a 100 tonne ship's hull into the water by tandem hoist

    Water launch for Liebherr


    Crane service provider Wiesbauer and lift and transport provider Hermann Paule in Germany used two Liebherr mobile cranes to help launch a 100 tonne ship hull into the water

  • The "North Star" viewing gondola is installed on the top deck of the vessel

    Gertzen lifts the North Star


    Crane service provider Gertzen, based in Germany, helped install the funnel casing and viewing gondola on Germany’s largest ever cruise ship, the Anthem of the Seas

  • The Boeing measured 33.35 metres long, 18 m wide and 5 m high and had a dead weight of 25 tonnes

    Sarens lifts Boeing for Comair


    Sarens South Africa lifted a Boeing 737-300 passenger aircraft for South African aviation company Comair

  • Mammoet lifts the space shuttle replica Independence on top of the original Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

    Space Shuttle lift for Mammoet


    International heavy lift and transport service provider Mammoet helped lift a replica of a Space Shuttle onto a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) at the NASA Space Center in Houston, USA

  • The mini cranes are being used to carry out maintenance and repair work on the military helicopters

    Unic mini cranes for military


    Trainers from Unic Cranes Europe, part of GGR Group, have been training and testing UK and overseas servicemen to work on mini spider cranes

  • The 10 tonne Fokker F27 was transported to the National Military Museum, where it is now awaiting re

    Van der Vlist in aircraft transport


    Transport company Van der Vlist has helped transport a Fokker F27 display plane from Hoofdorp to Soesterberg, Netherlands

  • A Unic URW-547 spider crane helps out at the Red Bull Flugtag, held in Prague in September 2013

    Red Bull’s flying daredevils use Unic mini crane


    At the Red Bull Flugtag, held in Prague in September 2013, the Red Bull’s flying daredevils used a Unic URW-547 spider crane to help out

  • The Terex CC2800-1 crawler crane from Universal Cranes installing units weighing up to 300 tonnes on

    Universal Cranes on naval duty


    Australian crane rental company Universal Cranes used a Terex CC 2800-1 crawler crane to install 300 tonne units on Australian naval vessel HMAS Canberra

  • TGHI has increased the capacity of its hydraulic erection tower to 7,500 tonnes from 6,500 tonnes

    TGHI pulls to 7,500 tonnes and 120 metres


    Upping its stake in the super heavy lifting erection tower market is Taegwang Heavy Industry Co (TGHI) with a 7,500 tonne capacity system

  • A 170 US ton (154 tonne) capacity GMK5170, a 130 ton (117 tonne) capacity GMK5130 and a 75 ton (68 t

    McLeod recovers crane in NZ


    Crane rental company McLeod, based in New Zealand, used three Grove all terrain cranes to salvage a collapsed boom on a ship crane

  • Space Shuttle Enterprise on its last journey from JFK International Airport. Photo by: Bay Crane

    Enterprise makes final journey with Bay Crane


    Heavy lift and transport provider Bay Crane helped the Enterprise US Space Shuttle to complete its final journey to a museum in New York

  • A 600 tonne capacity Terex CC 2800-1 installs a communication antenna at Canberra station

    Universal Cranes tunes in with CC 2800-1


    Australian heavy lift and transport company Universal Cranes used a 600 tonne capacity Terex CC 2800-1 lattice boom crawler crane to install a communications antenna

  • Pyeroy completed painting the FPSO ‘SeaRose’- the largest vessel ever painted in the company’s histo

    Pyeroy repaints the SeaRose


    UK based industrial services specialists Pyeroy has completed a contract to support the refurbishment of the 'SeaRose' floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

  • AFI-Uplift's Haulotte booms ensure the ship is remaed and catches the tide.

    AFI machines help catch the tide


    With a tight contract timeframe, UK rental company AFI-Uplift was able to supply booms so a luxury cruise liner could dock in the morning, be re-liveried with its new name and be ready to set sail on the evening tide.

  • Loading gantry crane blocks onto Jumbo's Fairpartner heavy lift ship

    Jumbo moves giant gantry crane


    Heavy lift and shipping specialist Jumbo has moved components of what is claimed as the world's largest Goliath type gantry crane from South Korea and Finland to Brazil for use in a shipyard

  • Both pontoons stacked with a total of 18 barge hulls ready for Mammoet to begin unloading

    Stacks of experience


    International heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet brought together a wide range of its capabilities, including heavy lifting with a pair of 1,350 tonne capacity crawler cranes, to unload a series of barges weighing more than 1,400 tonnes in the Netherlands. Sander Splinter, Mammoet Europe managing director, explained the project ...

  • ALE loaded out the 12,000 tonne wind turbine installation vessel Brave Tern

    ALE completes 12,000 tonne move


    International heavy lift and transport company ALE has completed one of the world's heaviest land moves of a vessel in Dubai, UAE