EquipmentThe Port of Södertälje has acquired the first Liebherr mobile harbour crane running on fossil-free HVO100 diesel. The new LHM 420 mobile harbour crane was recently delivered to the port and will significantly improve handling...Read more
ShippingPRESS RELEASE – Targeting the local mining industry, Wallenius Wilhelmsen will start monthly calls in Arica port in Chile. “Within easy reach of Southern Peru’s mining hub, the Chilean port is strategically located for shipments...Read more
ConstructionIndustrial manufacturer Caterpillar is shipping out a lot less machinery as a result of the pandemic. Third-quarter sales have fallen by 23% to USD 9.9 billion, compared to USD 12.8 billion in the third quarter...Read more
EquipmentShip designer Conoship International and crane specialist KenzFigee have joined forces to design a cost-efficient crane barge combination for the transhipment of dry and breakbulk cargoes.Read more
EquipmentPRESS RELEASE – Liebherr has developed a remote service tool for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes. The app allows operators to share visual information, resulting in faster and easier troubleshooting. As part...Read more
EquipmentDutch trailer manufacturer Broshuis is extending the closure of its factory. National measures and supply issues make it impossible to start production again. The company expects to open partly again on the 2nd of June.Read more
EquipmentThe giant cranes onboard crane vessels may all look similar, but crane specialists know better. Heerema Marine Contractors had important choices to make for the 10,000-tonne cranes of the Sleipnir. Both for the crane type...Read more
EquipmentCrane manufacturer Konecranes has started talks with Finnish works councils to discuss temporary lay-offs of up to 90 days. The talks cover Konecranes’ entire Finnish operation which has some 2,000 employees in total.
Many of Konecranes’...Read more
ConstructionPRESS RELEASE – Industrial equipment manufacturer JCB has stopped production at all of its UK manufacturing plants as disruption resulting from the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic causes an unprecedented reduction in global demand.
The company has halted...Read more
EquipmentPRESS RELEASE – Following a growing demand for offshore equipment and support in the emerging markets such as decommissioning and wind energy, KenzFigee has now expanded its services to the UK. Clients in the UK...Read more
PRESS RELEASE – Lifting and rigging specialist Crosby Group has acquired Feubo, has completed the acquisition of Feubo, a supplier of offshore mooring components for the oil and gas and wind energy markets.
The acquisition, effective...Read more
Heavy-liftingMammoet has dropped the name ALE Heavy Lift following its takeover of the third-largest heavy lift company in the world. Effective January 8th, the business will be completely incorporated and operate under the Mammoet brand.
EquipmentPRESS RELEASE – Konecranes has signed an agreement to acquire the 50% stake in its MHE-Demag JV held by partner Jebsen & Jessen for EUR 147 million. The acquisition will significantly improve Konecranes’ market position...Read more
PRESS RELEASE – Mammoet has utilized its Trailer Power Assist (TPA) for the first time in Norway. The system is designed to improve transport efficiency and is helping the heavy-lift company to safely move 23...Read more
Tadano has completed the takeover of mobile crane builder Demag after obtaining regulatory approvals in all relevant countries. The company bought Demag from US-based Terex Corporation for USD 215 million.
In a letter to his customers,...Read more
Dutch trailer manufacturer Broshuis has won a huge contract from the U.S. Army for the construction and delivery of 170 heavy transport trailers. The total order value is more than EUR 50 million and is...Read more
Cargotec subsidiary MacGregor says it has completed the construction of the first fibre-rope offshore crane to enter the market. According to the company, the new crane enables users to exploit its full lifting capacity in...Read more