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The Crosby Group moves to larger load monitoring production facility in the UK
06 February, 2023 The Crosby Group will relocate to a larger, state-of-the-art facility in Hampshire, UK, for the production of its load monitoring equipment and crane camera systems from February 22.
  • Ship-to-shore cranes arrive in Jeddah Islamic Port
    The Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), a strategic partner of Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Islamic Port and the operator of its North Container Terminal, has procured three ZPMC ship-to-shore (STS) cranes.


Product report: Lifting point safety and security
01 February, 2023 Keeping a load securely attached to a lifting rope is not always straightforward. Julian Champkin reports.


US OSHA to announce MACOSH committee
06 February, 2023 At the end of last year, the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was seeking nominations for membership on the Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH), which advises the Secretary of Labor in formulating maritime industry standards and matters pertaining to the administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act related to the maritime industry.
  • Who is responsible for safety?
    Ben Dobbs, head of technical services at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, runs through the roles and responsibilities for ensuring the continued safety of in-service lifting equipment.
  • Below the hook: No-release claws
    In the first edition of a new column designed to help users select the right tool for the job, Darrin Noe, director of sales and marketing at The Caldwell Group, explores hooks that cannot release rigging while loaded.