Wednesday, January 15, 2014
PHOTOS: ‘Left Coast Lifter’ Transits Panama Canal

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

January 15, 2014
Total Views: 187

Monday, July 15, 2013
post panamax cranes

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

July 15, 2013
Total Views: 572

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
macgregor offshore crane
Engineering News

Offshore Cranes Get Bigger and More Sophisticated

An interesting trend in recent years has been the increase in high spec supply vessels ordered to service the offshore oil and gas industry, in addition to

June 25, 2013
Total Views: 385

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ship Photos of The Day – Four Super-Post Panamax Cranes Arrive in Georgia [GALLERY]

Ship Photos of The Day – Four Super-Post Panamax Cranes Arrive in Georgia [GALLERY]

Four massive new ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal on Wednesday, bringing the total number of

June 5, 2013
Total Views: 89

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
barge master bosch rexroth
Engineering News

Barge Master Launches At-Sea Motion Compensation Platform for Cranes

Anyone who’s ever operated a crane at sea, or worked as a roustabout or deck crew, can attend to the fact that operating cranes in a seaway is

May 15, 2013
Total Views: 78

Friday, March 1, 2013
Ship Photo of the Day: Cranes Arrive at DP World London Gateway Aboard the Zhen Hua 26

Ship Photo of the Day: Cranes Arrive at DP World London Gateway Aboard the Zhen Hua 26

Large cranes arrive on board a transport ship at a global shipping port being constructed in Stanford-le-Hope near London March 1, 2013. Three of the five

March 1, 2013
Total Views: 29

Friday, January 4, 2013
offshore crane lift

Offshore Crane Lift Goes Bad

Sometimes deck operations offshore don’t go as planned, which is why DP operators make a conscious effort to ensure that the sea floor below the ship is

January 4, 2013
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
abb crane remote

APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway Plan to Operate Container Cranes by Remote Control

Remote control of cranes improves productivity and working ergonomics.  The new Maasvlakte 2 container terminals will be first in Europe to operate without a

September 25, 2012
Total Views: 87

Friday, August 24, 2012
super post-panamax crane seattle

Port of Seattle Now Fully-Equipped with Super-Post Panamax Cranes [IMAGE]

The final three of six new ZPMC super-post Panamax cranes arrived at the Port of Seattle in late July aboard the heavy lift semi-submersible, Zhen Hua 23,

August 24, 2012
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
seattle super post panamax cranes

Three More Super Post Panamax Cranes Arrive at the Port of Seattle

The Port of Seattle’s Terminal 18, run by SSA Terminals, will have three more Super Post Panamax cranes, allowing it to handle the largest container

July 24, 2012
Total Views: 4

Sunday, July 15, 2012
crane fail


This is what happens when you make a crane out of rubber and Elmers

July 15, 2012
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Ship Photos of The Day: Massive Cranes Navigate Baltimore Bridges

Ship Photos of The Day: Massive Cranes Navigate Baltimore Bridges

With onlookers gazing and traffic halted, the Zen Hua 13 heavy lift ship, loaded with four of the world’s largest gantry cranes, made its way up the

June 20, 2012
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Giant Cranes To Stop Traffic On Giant Bridge

Giant Cranes To Stop Traffic On Giant Bridge

Of all the ships in world trade some prefer the sleek lines of a ocean liner while others prefer the mighty aircraft carrier or battleship but both vessels are

June 19, 2012
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
cargotec cranes mvII

APM Terminals Rotterdam Orders Cargotec Cranes for Maasvlakte II Expansion

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has selected Cargotec as the quay crane supplier for the company’s future Maasvlakte II

June 13, 2012
Total Views: 74

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Ship Photo of The Week – Parking the World’s Largest Container Cranes

Ship Photo of The Week – Parking the World’s Largest Container Cranes

The first four container handling gantry cranes for the EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s only deep-water container port, arrived

March 6, 2012
Total Views: 210

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
neptune wind farm installation vessel jackup

Huisman Delivers 600MT Crane to Offshore Windfarm Jack-Up “Neptune” [VIDEO]

Huisman, the specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, successfully delivered the 600mt Wind Turbine Installation Crane onboard GeoSea’s DP2

February 21, 2012
Total Views: 124

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Largest Crane In The World [IMAGES]

20,000 metric tons. That’s 98 Statues of Liberty or 10,000 VW Beetles. But when you’re building the world’s largest vessels in the world,

February 16, 2012
Total Views: 1136

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Asian LIft hercules sheerleg crane
Engineering News

Keppel wins contract to build world’s largest sheerleg floating crane

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Nantong Shipyard Co. Ltd (Keppel Nantong) in China has secured a

September 13, 2011
Total Views: 1005

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Shipyard Magic – One Crane Lifting a 10 Story Steel Block

Click on the image for the Hi-Resolution version 12,481 employees, 64 wheel powered hydraulic jack transporters, 1000 foot floating drydocks plus assorted

August 25, 2011
Total Views: 452

Monday, October 25, 2010

Time Lapse Video – Moving A Crane

A time lapse of the ZHEN HUA 5 on May 5th 2007 in Harwich Harbour carrying away a Port of Felixstowe ship to shore crane. The cruise ship Princess

October 25, 2010
Total Views: 29


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