Topic: Heavy lift

Crew member crushed by tween deck pontoon

The Nautical Institute discusses a crew member dying after getting stuck between a pontoon and a bulkhead in a recent Mars Report. According to the Institute, the operation lacked good communication, co-ordination, and control.Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Spliethoff adds sixth P14-type vessel to its fleet

Spliethoff has acquired an additional P14-type vessel. The vessel is renamed Plantijngracht (former name: St. Pauli) and reflagged to the Dutch register. The vessel is currently in Algeciras to undergo maintenance and will be taken...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Jumbo transports 5 cargoes to the US in one go

Loaded with multiple cargoes for multiple clients from ports in Spain, Italy and Greece, Jumbo Vision recently arrived in the USA with loads bound for Florida, Louisiana and Texas. The ‘fix’ included a large shipment...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

BIMCO: Sharp rebound in shipping unlikely

At the Project Cargo Summit, taking place on 23 and 24 September, Peter Sand of BIMCO presented his outlook for project cargo, heavy lift and breakbulk shipping. He sees ‘an industry under pressure’. Yet, there...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk