Hot issues for cold climate cranes

The UK's new polar research ship will have two explosion proof cranes on board

Possibly the most interesting thing about the six Italian Heila cranes going onto the UK''s new polar research ship is that two of them are not just LR Offshore certified like the others, but will be explosion proof as well - despite heading into the Antarctic.

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