Konecranes wins order from Port Houston for eight Konecranes RTGs

Konecranes wins order from Port Houston for eight Konecranes RTGs

Konecranes has won an order from long-term customer Port Houston, USA, for eight Konecranes RTGs equipped with hybrid power packs. These will be the first Konecranes hybrid RTGs to be delivered. The cranes will be …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Curious
New crane swings into action at Port of Grangemouth

New crane swings into action at Port of Grangemouth

Port of Grangemouth delivers faster service as new crane gets to work The Port of Grangemouth’s new multimillion-pound crane gets to work this month at Scotland’s largest container terminal. At 45-metres …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Curious
Kalmar continues long-term relationship with EUROGATE Tanger with new RTG delivery

Kalmar continues long-term relationship with EUROGATE Tanger with new RTG delivery

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to deliver two rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to EUROGATE, Europe's leading shipping line-independent container terminal operator, for use in their Tanger S.A. terminal in Morocco. The …
Nov 6, 2018 /  Curious
Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

A passenger ferry Excellent (see also CruiseMapper) collided with a loading crane in bad weather in Barcelona's port on Wednesday morning causing a fire. The port authorities said that there were no injuries …
Oct 31, 2018 /  Accidents
Ecuador’s First Deep Sea Terminal YILPORT Puerto Bolívar Ordered 6 New STS and 18 E-RTG Cranes

Ecuador’s First Deep Sea Terminal YILPORT Puerto Bolívar Ordered 6 New STS and 18 E-RTG Cranes

As part of its modernization and expansion project, YILPORT Puerto Bolívar has ordered 6 ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 18 electrified rubber-tired gantry (E-RTG) cranes from Mitsui E&S Machinery Co. to boost …
Oct 24, 2018 /  Curious
Konecranes to deliver the Mediterranean region’s largest-ever mobile harbor crane

Konecranes to deliver the Mediterranean region’s largest-ever mobile harbor crane

Lorenzini & C. S.r.l. (Lorenzini) placed an order for a Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 crane in the third quarter of 2018. Starting in January 2019 the crane will be handling containers in Livorno, Italy. The Model 8 …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Curious
Khalifa Port Receives First ARMG and STS cranes for COSCO SHIPPING Abu Dhabi Terminal

Khalifa Port Receives First ARMG and STS cranes for COSCO SHIPPING Abu Dhabi Terminal

Significant progress underway for the inauguration of the second container terminal in Khalifa Port end of this year Abu Dhabi Ports announced Sunday (Sep30) the delivery of the first shipments of Automated Rail Mounted …
Oct 1, 2018 /  Curious
Hansa Heavy Lift moves fully assembled Liebherr cranes from Ireland to the UK

Hansa Heavy Lift moves fully assembled Liebherr cranes from Ireland to the UK

The shipment caps off more than a dozen projects HANSA HEAVY LIFT has carried out for Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd since 2011. HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully transported two fully-assembled ship-to-shore (STS) …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Curious
KONGSBERG to supply integrated technology for new heavy lift crane vessel

KONGSBERG to supply integrated technology for new heavy lift crane vessel

Kongsberg Maritime has secured an USD 13 million contract to equip a new heavy-lift crane vessel for Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) with an appropriately innovative technology suite. Options exist for a further three …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Vessels
HHLA floating crane loads world’s biggest ship propeller onto a vessel at the Port of Hamburg

HHLA floating crane loads world’s biggest ship propeller onto a vessel at the Port of Hamburg

On Sunday, 16 September, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) loaded the biggest ship propeller in the world onto a vessel. The “HHLA IV” floating crane brought the gigantic 110-tonne object to the port of …
Sep 17, 2018 /  Curious