Spliethoff and BigLift Shipping have decided to combine their offices in Japan. From now on, they will operate from a joint office in Tokyo. The combination of offices in Japan follows those in the USA, UK and China. BigLift Shipping and Spliethoff say that the move...
Last week, BigLift’s module carrier BigLift Baffin departed from Nantong, China, carrying four Konecranes Neo-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes for Georgia Ports Authority in Savannah, USA. With its cargo, the BigLift Baffin was the widest vessel (159 metres)...
The Happy Buccaneer is the grand old lady of the BigLift fleet. Last week, the heavy-lift vessel visited Huisman in Schiedam, where the vessel’s forward crane was equipped with a 17-metre flyjib, increasing its lifting height and outreach. Huisman built and...
One can easily state that most maritime professionals were looking forward to meeting all “the who is who” in shipbuilding and shipping at the Hamburg SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, to see what innovations could help us to come to zero-emission...
A fire broke out on Sunday on board BigLift’s heavy lift vessel Happy Rover while it was undergoing maintenance at Damen Shiprepair in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The Dutch fire brigade was only able to finish fire-fighting activities in the night from Sunday to...
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