Founding Father of Jumbo Passed Away

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our founding father, Hans Gerhard Kahn at the age of 95 (1922-2018). Mr. Hans Kahn passed away on Friday 18 May in Caesarea, Israel surrounded by his loving family and friends. Mr. Hans Kahn realized his dream of becoming a ship

Siemens Gamesa and EnBW Name New Bibby WaveMaster SOV

Following an internal competition, workers at Siemens Gamesa and EnBW have decided on a name for the second Bibby WaveMaster Service Operation Vessel (SOV). The new walk-to-work vessel will be servicing the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros wind farms in the German North Sea under the name of Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. The

600-ton crane now stationed in Port of Hamburg

Enhanced capacity for handling ultra-heavy cargoes Since the beginning of the year the Port of Hamburg has offered an optimized service portfolio for handling ultra-heavy loads. With an unit load capacity of 600 tons, ‘Enak’ is the most powerful salvage/floating crane in Germany. This heavyweight was formerly stationed in Bremerhaven. The

Heavy Lift & Project Leadership Summit Date Change

The organizers of the Heavy Lift & Project Logistics Leadership Summit have changed their dates from initially holding the event in September 10 & 11 to February 6 & 7 2019. iBrabble believes that the week of September where it had earlier organized the event turned out not to be the

Breakbulk Europe 2018 Blockchain Panel Discussion

How will blockchain be incorporated into project transport logistics and project management, and how quickly will it happen? Is this already underway? Clearly a disruptive force, some industry players see blockchain as inevitable, while others believe it cannot truly infiltrate the idiosyncratic project cargo transport industry. At the upcoming Breakbulk Europe 2018

Damen delivers 19 vessels for Russian gas project

Damen has officially delivered on-time a complete 19-vessel order to AAS Amur Assets Shipping Limited, a joint venture set up by Combi Lift GmbH to support its role in the construction of the Amur Gas Processing Plant “Gazprom” 150 km from Russia’s border with China. The order is comprised of

COSCO Adds Heavy Lift Muscle

China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) has strengthened its hand in the industrial and project cargo sectors by introducing a new series of 28,000dwt multipurpose vessels offering a 700-tonne heavy-lift capability. David Tinsley reports. The handover of fourth-of-class Da Gui from Shanghai Shipyard signalled the completion of the latest round of investment in the

HeavyLift.News New Tools

HeavyLift.News is looking out for its readers and for that reason we have created a few new sections on our website. Aircraft Availability Aircraft availability is a very valuable tool as it will show the up-to-date availability of HeavyLift Aircrafts like the Antonov-124. The In service is provided by XELLZ Air Charter

BorWin3 Jacket Sets Sail

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has shipped out the jacket foundation for TenneT’s 900MW BorWin3 HVDC platform. Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) is in charge of transporting and installing the jacket in the German North Sea at a water depth of up to 40 metres and nearly 130 kilometres off the German coast. Siemens and

Hyperloop Technologies proposes 700-800 km project for AP in three phases

US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) today presented a pre-feasibility route study to Andhra Pradesh officials proposing a Hyperloop transport system with a length of 700-800 km from Anantapur in the south to the port town of Visakhapatnam in the north of the state while connecting the new capital Amaravati in the center. The company suggested execution in three phases with the initial phase