Latest News for: Ship crane


Crane operator falls to his death at PSA-Sical Terminals

Business Line 31 Jul 2021
PSA-Sical is contractually bound to replace the three rail mounted quay cranes (RMQCs) of single lift spreader deployed at the terminal “between 17th to 20th year from the date of existence of the assets”, according to the license agreement signed with VOCPT ... RMQCs are used to unload and load cargo containers from and to a ship.Old cranes.

Another section of overturned shipwreck separated

Magic Valley 31 Jul 2021
FILE - In this April 26, 2021 file photo, a towering crane pulls the engine room section away from the remains of the capsized cargo ship Golden Ray offshore of St. Simons Island, Ga. Accounts contained in crew member interviews ... .

How $300 million Carnival cruise ships are demolished in Turkey

Business Insider 29 Jul 2021
Looking to cut costs as COVID-19 trashed the industry, cruise lines such as Carnival, Costa, and Pullmuntar sent ships to be demolished. At the Aliaga ship-breaking yards in Turkey, the ships are ripped apart and sold for parts. Ship-breaking is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world ... But in Turkey, workers lift ship parts with a massive crane.

Cagliari terminal comes out of hibernation

Splash24/7 28 Jul 2021
Genoa-based shipping and logistics ... Two of the seven ship-to-shore container cranes are being put back into action – the cranes capable of handling ships of to to 8,000 teu capacity.

Japanese Design Employs Sails on Cargo Ship Cranes

The Maritime Executive 27 Jul 2021
on a concept for a sail that can be mounted on ships' cargo handling cranes to provide additional propulsion force. Iknow, a manufacturer of cranes for ships, is exploring incorporating the sail into a triangular area between the crane mast and boom to create the Iknow Delta Sail Crane.

Deck cranes as sails: MOL makes further wind investigations

Splash24/7 27 Jul 2021
... cranes on deck. Japan’s largest shipowner is teaming with compatriots Oshima Shipbuilding and Iknow Machinery to research and develop mounting sails on ships’ cargo handling cranes and similar equipment to boost propulsion force.

Mount Pleasant water tank dismantled, will find new home as part of an offshore reef

The Post and Courier 26 Jul 2021
A large crane would arrive later that morning and first remove the “witches” hat (the top of the tank) and then lower the walls of the tank that were split into quadrants ... The large crane lifted the tank’s “hat” and gently lowered it to the ground ... Looking a bit like a space ship, the crane lowers the “witches hat” of the old water tank.

As cargo waits and costs climb, Port of Oakland seeks shipping solutions

East Bay Times 25 Jul 2021
As the morning sun climbs over the Port of Oakland, a hive of workers are hustling to move tens of thousands of shipping containers and unclog a lifeline of California commerce ... “If that ship needs to leave at 7 o’clock, we’ve got to get it out of here,” said Adams, 50 ... Before the pandemic, the ships would generally come straight to berth.

Domestic shipping firms reject price-fixing claims

Taipei Times 25 Jul 2021
The allegations came as the US is experiencing high inflation, partly driven by the expensive cost of shipping since its economy began reopening after disruptions related to COVID-19 ... Gantry cranes and shipping containers are pictured at the Port of Keelung on April 28.

Oakland OKs terms for $12B ballpark but A's aren't happy

Springfield News-Sun 21 Jul 2021
OAKLAND, Calif ... (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) ... FILE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019, file photo, shipping cranes and a marina are near the Howard terminal area of the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif ... FILE — In this April 12, 2018 file, photo cranes for loading and unloading cargo are seen at the Howard terminal area of the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif.

What auxiliary ships Russian fleet received after the pandemic

Russia Beyond 20 Jul 2021
These units will also be able to bring fuel and ammo to battle ships even in thick Arctic ice hundreds of kilometres away from shores. The combat power of any countries’ fleet directly depends on its ships and submarines carrying weapons on board. But even the most powerful and modern ships need “helpers”.

Submariner with Indo-Pacific experience takes on Navy command on Guam

Stars and Stripes 19 Jul 2021
The cafeteria and gymnasium were the first shelters for crew of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt when COVID-19 broke out aboard the ship while at sea last year, Grimes said ... Grimes also supervised improvements to the base’s Inner Harbor wharf system and more than 7,000 crane lifts for visiting ships, including foreign vessels.