Next Wave of Crane Deliveries is Underway at Norfolk International Terminals

Next Wave of Crane Deliveries is Underway at Norfolk International Terminals

The heavy-load vessel Happy Buccaneer berthed Monday at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) with the first group of six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) that are the centerpieces of the $375 million capacity expansion …
Jul 24, 2018 /  Curious
The first bundle of six RMGs arrived safely at Virginia International Gateway; Six Units in Service by April

The first bundle of six RMGs arrived safely at Virginia International Gateway; Six Units in Service by April

Crews at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) unloaded the first bundle of six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) following the arrival of the Happy Buccaneer, a heavy-load vessel that arrived in the Norfolk Harbor Friday …
Feb 5, 2018 /  Curious
Video: BigLift's Happy Buccaneer arriving in Newcastle NSW

Video: BigLift's Happy Buccaneer arriving in Newcastle NSW

BigLift Shipping's Happy Buccaneer successfully delivered two 728 mt ship loaders in Newcastle NSW in July 2016. Port Waratah Coal Services chief executive Hennie du Plooy said the two loaders would be …
Aug 15, 2016 /  Vessels
Newcastle’s Carrington coal terminal gets two new ship-loaders

Newcastle’s Carrington coal terminal gets two new ship-loaders

Two new coal ship-loaders to be installed at the Carrington coal terminal arrived in the Port of Newcastle on Sunday afternoon. Port Waratah Coal Services chief executive Hennie du Plooy said the two loaders would …
Jul 26, 2016 /  Curious
Australian Safety Bureau Calls For More Efficient Crane Safety Measures Following Crushing Accident

Australian Safety Bureau Calls For More Efficient Crane Safety Measures Following Crushing Accident

The Australian Safety Bureau (ATSB) has put out its investigation report regarding the injuries sustained among the Happy Buccaneer’s crew, emphasizing on the need for more strict safety requirements for lifting …
Jun 24, 2015 /  Accidents