In the first quarter of 2021, Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co Ltd ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 Cranes on Barge. The cranes will be operated by Cosco Shipping Bulk Co. Ltd. (Cosco Bulk) off the coast of Guinea, Africa. Home to the world’s largest reserves of bauxite, the Guinean mining industry has been […]
Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) is investing in three giant cranes from Chinese manufacturer ZPMC for its marine terminal at Oakland (Oakland International Container Terminal – OICT). The huge container cranes are coming on a ship that is designed to accommodate these enormous workhorses of the maritime industry. Port of Oakland executive director, Danny Wan […]
Manufactured by ZPMC in Shanghai, China, Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) has taken delivery of two state-of-the-art remote-controlled ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, and 10 hybrid-rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs). The new semi-automated STS cranes feature advanced technology such as remote control, optical character scanning capability; chassis alignment, and automatic landing systems; vessel profiling, gantry, and trolley positioning […]
Hainan Airlines, China has just taken delivery of an order of Skyjack electric scissors and articulating booms. The airline chose Skyjack products due to their reputation for manoeuverability and precise positioning capabilities which is required within the aviation industry. Today, there are more than 30 Skyjack machines in use by Hainan Airlines in different locations […]
The growing relationship between Haulotte in Australia and Coates Hire has reached another milestone this year with additional orders worth over $7m for 2020. Coates Hire have further expanded their fleet with Haulotte machines that are ideally suited to operate in the new Covid safe environment. The relationship between Coates Hire and Haulotte began to […]
The Port of Virginia has welcomed a pair of massive container cranes to Norfolk International Terminals (NIT), the final pieces of equipment needed to complete the $450 million, two-a-half-year-long renovation of the terminal’s South Berth. In August 2017 the Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of four new cranes for Virginia International […]
In June 2020 the first phase of the Ports of Auckland’s (POAL) straddle carrier (SC) automation project went live. By 26 September container ships had been successfully serviced by the blended fleet of 24 enhanced manual straddle carriers and 27 new automated Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers (A-STRADs). POAL’s primary aim for converting to automation in […]
A consignment of 50 Sinoboom 1932 battery-powered scissor lifts arrived at Balloo Hire Centre Ltd, representing the first delivery of products to the British Isles for this Chinese MEWP manufacturer. A mix of electric and hydraulic drive units, the scissor lifts offer a working height of 7.8m (25ft), and were chosen by Balloo Hire in […]
Patrick Terminals has ordered ten Kalmar AutoStrad straddle carriers with delivery scheduled to be completed during Q1 of 2021. Patrick Terminals is Australia’s leading container terminal operator, handling over three million TEU annually. The company operates some of Australia’s most technologically advanced terminals at four strategically located ports: Brisbane AutoStrad Terminal, Sydney AutoStrad Terminal, Melbourne […]
Asset management software firm CoreRFID is installing its new IDXpert Net solution for heavy lifting business SpanSet Australia. The Sydney-based company will be able to produce safety certifications for its clients in a matter of minutes when the system goes live at the end of the year. CoreRFID’s latest project follows the recent installation of […]
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LHA Jan/Feb 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Trevor Bourne, managing director of Verton Australia.
LEEA on the importance of greater local autonomy.
The Insider says be trained and consult experts.
The market for tracked booms continues to grow.
Combilift launches another forklift lifting solution.