All BigLift articles

  • Mammoet index
    Article

    Heavy lifting: Lift off!

    2019-02-11T16:12:00Z

    A look at the latest developments in the global heavy lift arena. Christian Shelton reports

  • Huisman Big lift
    Article

    Huisman upgrades Happy Star

    2018-12-05T10:54:00Z

    Two 900 tonne capacity heavy lift mast cranes onboard BigLift’s heavy lift vessel Happy Star have been upgraded by Huisman

  • Happy Sky carrying two oversized STC container cranes
    Article

    BigLift transports oversized STS container cranes

    2016-10-06T15:19:00Z

    BigLift has transported two oversized STS container cranes

  • Happy Sun will be identical to BigLift's Happy Star and is due to be delivered in early 2018
    Article

    BigLift extends fleet with Happy Sun

    2016-06-27T15:21:00Z

    Heavy lift ship management company BigLift Shipping has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel. It will be named Happy Sun and is expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2018

  • BigLift Shipping moves two 560 tonne Siwertell continuous ship unloaders (CSUs)
    Article

    BigLift transports two Siwertell CSUs

    2016-05-31T10:34:00Z

    BigLift Shipping’s Happy Dynamic successfully transported two 560 tonne Siwertell continuous ship unloaders (CSUs) from Chioggia, Italy to Liverpool, UK earlier this month

  • Figure 1
    Article

    The Knowledge: Craning a crane

    2016-05-09T16:50:00Z

    In a slight departure from the usual theme of this technical series, Marco van Daal uses a case study to illustrate several of the principles and calculation methods explained in earlier articles

  • BigLift Shipping's Happy Delta carrying 13 steel storage tanks with a total volume of 40,000 cubic m
    Article

    Big tanks by BigLift

    2016-03-07T17:07:00Z

    The sheer volume rather than the weight of 13 steel storage tanks presented particular challenges for a group of Dutch companies in a BigLift Shipping move from the Netherlands to Saudi Arabia

  • The handover ceremony at Huisman’s yard in Xiamen, China
    Article

    New vessel for BigLift

    2014-10-31T11:49:00Z

    BigLift Shipping has taken delivery of its new heavy lift vessel, Happy Star at a ceremony at Huisman’s yard in Xiamen, China

  • Happy Sky has begun its first voyage from Shanghai to Cape Lambert, Australia
    Article

    First voyage for Happy Sky

    2013-07-31T15:55:00Z

    BigLift Shipping's new heavy lift vessel, Happy Sky, has begun its first voyage

  • BigLift's ‘Happy Sky’ at the name-giving ceremony, Huisman China’s new quay side in Zhangzhou, China
    Article

    New heavy lift vessel for BigLift

    2013-06-26T12:23:00Z

    BigLift Shipping has named its new heavy lift vessel at a name-giving ceremony at Huisman China’s new quay side in Zhangzhou, China

  • The Skyhook and vessel 'Happy Sky' at Huisman China’s new 380 metre long quayside at their productio
    Article

    Huisman opens quayside

    2013-06-26T10:57:00Z

    Heavy construction equipment manufacturer Huisman, China, has opened a new 380 metre quayside at its production facility in Zhangzhou (Fujian), China

  • Huisman's 17 m super fly jib on BigLift Shipping’s Happy Buccaneer
    Article

    BigLift super fly load test

    2012-01-09T15:58:00Z

    Huisman has installed and load tested its 17 m super fly jib for one of the heavy lift mast cranes onboard BigLift Shipping's Happy Buccaneer

  • First IPAF training in Turkey.
    Article

    BigLift gives first Turkish IPAF training

    2011-12-22T14:41:00Z

    The Turkish truck mounted rental company BigLift Office, which specialises in high platforms from 45m to 70m has provided IPAF training for seven of its operators - believed to be the first IPAF training in Turkey.

  • Huisman's 5,000 tonne offshore mast crane is installed on the Seven Borealis
    Article

    World's largest offshore mast crane installed

    2011-04-14T14:57:00Z

    Huisman has installed the world's largest offshore mast crane onboard the heavy lift ship Seven Borealis