Hansa Heavy Lift expands Asia footprint with Shanghai office

(HAMBURG, Germany) — Hansa Heavy Lift has opened a new representative office in Shanghai as part of an ongoing push to grow its Asian footprint.

Headed by Wenhe Shi, the office will strengthen Hansa Heavy Lift’s position in the Chinese market and enable the team to further support customers in the region in real time.

“There is a big drive to accelerate infrastructure as well as oil and gas projects in China and we continue to see increased demand from customers to help with bigger and more challenging cargoes due to increasing modularization,” said Joerg Roehl, CCO and managing director, Hansa Heavy Lift.

“Hansa Heavy Lift has a strong track record in dealing with complex cargoes thanks to our specialized in-house team of naval architects, structural engineers and welding engineers with shipyard, offshore and installation background and the added benefits of our state-of-the-art engineering software.  

“In addition, our ships are equipped with cranes which have a combined lifting capacity of up to 1,400 metric tons. All our vessels are equipped with various types of very flexible lifting equipment like specialized lifting beams, spreader bars, steel grommets and shackles.”

“Hansa Heavy Lift is committed to having expert teams with local knowledge across the globe so that we are always on hand to find solutions for our customers,“ said Shi.

“I am delighted to be heading up this important new office at such an exciting time for the Chinese heavy lift market.”

In addition to the new office in Shanghai/China, Hansa Heavy Lift has also offices in Singapore; Perth, Australia; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Houston, and its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. The exclusive agents in Denmark, UK, Argentina, Canada as well as Korea are also part of Hansa’s successful global expansion.

By Professional Mariner Staff