Friday, August 10, 2018
Maritime News

New Super Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive at Port of Houston

The Port of Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal welcomed this week the arrival of three new Super Post-Panamax cranes, highlighting of the port’s $100 million investment in port upgrades to handle the increasingly...

August 10, 2018
Total Views: 244

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Interesting

Port of Long Beach Crane Operators Set New Single-Shift Cargo Record

A pair of crane operators at the Port of Long Beach on the U.S. West Coast have set a new productivity record for moving the most cargo using a single...

June 13, 2018
Total Views: 142

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
News

New Cranes Arrive at APM Terminals in Port of New York and New Jersey

APM Terminals’ facility in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey has taken delivery of four giant ship-to-shore gantry cranes to help serve the ever-larger ships calling on the U.S. East Coast. The...

May 1, 2018
Total Views: 106

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Maritime News

Largest STS Crane in North America Commissioned in Houston

  The Port of Houston Authority has commissioned the first of four new Super Post-Panamax STS cranes at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. The four electric, semi-automated ship-to-shore cranes stand...

November 10, 2015
Total Views: 162

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Three of the World’s Largest Cranes Arrive in Mexico

Three of the world’s largest ship-to-shore cranes have arrived onboard the heavy lift ship ZHEN HUA 26 at APM Terminals Lázaro Cárdenas (TEC2) located along the Pacific coast in Mexico....

November 5, 2015
Total Views: 8

Monday, August 3, 2015
Interesting

Scary Video Shows Giant Cranes Collapse in Small Dutch Canal – Incident Photos and Video

At least 20 people were injured Monday when two huge cranes positioned atop a barge collapsed onto houses in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn. The cranes were...

August 3, 2015
Total Views: 135

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Blog

WATCH: The Giant Cranes and Robots That Keep Civilization Running

In this video, Youtuber Tom Scott hooks up with the folks at DP World London Gateway to learn about the giant gantry cranes and robots that have revolutionized the flow...

July 15, 2015
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
News

Rotterdam Terminal Gets Three More Super Post Panamax Cranes

Another three super post panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived Tuesday at the ECT Delta Terminal at the Maasvlakte industrial complex at the Port of Rotterdam.

June 16, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
News

Dyneema Fiber Technology to Gain Foothold in Offshore Crane Sector

The vessel pictured above may look like a run-of-the-mill subsea IMR (inspection, maintenance and repair) vessel, however upon delivery to Australian offshore vessel operator Mermaid Marine this October, she and...

May 12, 2015
Total Views: 42

Friday, May 8, 2015
Maritime News

Offloading Giant Cranes from a Ship – Here’s How It’s Done [VIDEO]

The arrival of four new Super Post-Panamax container cranes at the Port of Houston had a lot of people wondering exactly how they are going to offload the cranes from the deck...

May 8, 2015
Total Views: 995

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
News

Ship Photos of the Day – Giant Cranes Arrive in Houston Ship Channel

Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes for the Port of Houston Authority’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal traveled up the Houston Ship Channel on Tuesday on the last leg of a...

May 6, 2015
Total Views: 69

Monday, March 2, 2015
Engineering News

Watch: MacGregor’s 3-Axis Motion Compensated Crane Aboard the Siem Moxie

If you work in the offshore sector, you know that compensating for the vertical heave motion of a vessel is not a new thing when it comes to crane technology.  While lowering...

March 2, 2015
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Interesting

WATCH: Crane Operator Saves Supply Vessel from Capsizing

An offshore crane operator just may have saved this supply vessel from capsizing.

July 9, 2014
Total Views: 19

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Blog

Port of Algeciras Gets Some Really, Really Big Cranes

This photo comes from Inchcape Shipping Services, which was recently hired to handle the arrival and offloading of 4 of the world’s largest ship-to-shore cranes at the port of Algeciras located on the southern tip Spain along with Strait of Gibraltar.

June 26, 2014
Total Views: 52

Monday, May 19, 2014
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Maritime News

View from Above: Donjon’s Chesapeake 1000 Crane Barge

Meow Man brings us an evening fly-by of Donjon Marine’s Chesapeake 1000 crane barge. The 1972-built barge has a lifting capacity of 1,000 short tons at 63′ maximum radius fenders...

May 19, 2014
Total Views: 38

Thursday, March 20, 2014
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News

Heerema Looks to Build World’s Largest Crane Vessel

Need to pick up something extraordinarily heavy while floating in the middle of the ocean and then placing it somewhere with extreme precision? There are a number of large, semi-submersible...

March 20, 2014
Total Views: 72

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Maritime News

“Geared Up”

When I first got into the commercial maritime industry, I remember a few people saying how they worked on a “geared bulk carrier” and I thought to myself, “I guess...

March 11, 2014
Total Views: 8

Thursday, January 30, 2014
News

EMAS’ Lewek Constellation Receives Giant Piece of Stern Hardware

After arriving quayside at Huisman China last week, EMAS’ flagship, Lewek Constellation has since received a rather serious piece of heavy lift machinery. Utilizing Huisman China’s new 2,400 mt quayside crane...

January 30, 2014
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Blog

PHOTOS: ‘Left Coast Lifter’ Transits Panama Canal

A massive floating crane previously used in the construction the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is making its way through the Panama Canal today en-route to its next job in New York.

January 15, 2014
Total Views: 79

Monday, July 15, 2013
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News

Bigger Containerships Means Bigger Gantry Cranes

Awkwardly perched on cargo ships such as the Zhen Hua 24 are new and bigger cranes destined be installed at shipping ports around the world. The recent delivery of huge...

July 15, 2013
Total Views: 218