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Equipment News from July 2014

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Hansaeng delivers to Iran

July 31 - July 31 - Hansaeng Express Co. has shipped a 502-tonne CO2 absorber and a 225-tonne converter from Kunsan in Korea to Assaluyeh, Iran.
Views: 387
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Three for Shanghai Bashi Yuexin

July 31 - July 31 - Shanghai Bashi Yuexin Logistics Development Co. has transported the main body of a diesel engine from the Ulsan port in Korea to Shanghai, China, where the engine was shipped to Kenya.
Views: 423
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Manatee wins security grant

July 30 - July 30 - Port Manatee has been awarded a USD1.8 million security grant that will allow the port to proceed with three significant projects.
Views: 258
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BOW shoots at Gemini project

July 30 - July 30 - The BOW terminal in Vlissingen has been awarded a contract for the storage and transfers of 75 pile foundations, each weighing 850 tonnes, for the Gemini offshore wind farm project in the Dutch North Sea.
Views: 263
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SNS ships Somali crane

July 30 - July 30 - SNS International Transport is coordinating the transport of a 366-tonne Gottwald crane from Turkey to Somalia.
Views: 403
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Mixed results for Terex

July 30 - July 30 - "Our results for the second quarter and first six months of the year were mixed both from a business and geographical perspective," says Ron DeFeo, chairman and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation.
Views: 349
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Reshamsingh in record reactor move

July 30 - July 30 - India's Reshamsingh has handled the 1,500 km road transport of three 848-tonne VGO reactors from Kandla Port to the Bhatinda refinery.
Views: 403
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Judge rules in Manitowoc's favour

July 29 - July 29 - The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued an initial determination in a patent infringement and trade secrets case filed by Manitowoc against Sany Heavy Industries and Sany America.
Views: 181
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THT impresses Aramex and Tatweer

July 28 - July 28 - Turk Heavy Transport (THT) has recently handled an out-of-gauge consignment for Aramex Bahrain and Tatweer Petroleum.
Views: 400
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All change at Allseas

July 28 - July 28 - Allseas Global Logistics is starting an exciting new chapter in its development, following a change in ownership structure.
Views: 574
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Volga-Dnepr comes to the rescue

July 25 - July 25 - Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering and Logistics Centre (ELC) developed a special loading frame for Panalpina to move a 30-tonne shipment of oil and gas equipment onboard an IL-76TD-90VD.
Views: 398
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Pontoons on Blue Water

July 25 - July 25 - Blue Water Shipping has transported two 4,500-tonne oil rig pontoons from the Philippines to Singapore on board Pan Ocean's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Sun Shine.
Views: 404
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R&B ships boat trio

July 25 - July 25 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered space on a multipurpose heavy lift vessel in order to ship three crewboats from Kobe, Japan to the Sharjah Hamriyah free zone port in the UAE.
Views: 308
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SC&RA workshop scheduled

July 24 - July 24 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is to hold its Crane & Rigging Workshop from September 24-26 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Texas.
Views: 228
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Wagenborg gives fleet a lift

July 24 - July 24 - Wagenborg Nedlift has expanded its crane fleet with a brand new 700-tonne capacity Demag AC-700 mobile crane.
Views: 190
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Blue Water on the biogas

July 24 - July 24 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of equipment for a biogas plant in Horsens, Denmark for Swedish clean-tech company Malmberg.
Views: 390
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Hegmann heavy terminal approved

July 24 - July 24 - Hegmann-Gruppe of Sonsbeck has received approval to construct a new multimodal heavy cargo terminal in Wesel.
Views: 410
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OCTOPUS-Onboard Pan Ocean fleet

July 24 - July 24 - Korean shipping giant Pan Ocean has placed an order with Amarcon for two OCTOPUS-Onboard ship monitoring systems that will be installed aboard two of its semi-submersible heavy lift vessels.
Views: 406
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Terex launches CTL 1600

July 23 - July 23 - Terex Cranes has introduced its new CTL 1600 luffing jib tower crane, which has two and a half times the load moment and a 10 m longer jib than the manufacturer's previous largest luffing jib tower crane.
Views: 382
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North Sea first for Seaway

July 23 - July 23 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has installed the 14,000-tonne Siemens-built SylWin alpha platform to the west of Sylt in the North Sea using the float-over method.
Views: 321
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DA XIN joins Coscol fleet

July 22 - July 22 - The 28,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessel DA XIN has joined the fleet of COSCO Shipping Co (Coscol).
Views: 346
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BBC scores Norwegian hat trick

July 22 - July 22 - The Norwegian port of Stavanger played host to three of BBC Chartering's vessels - BBC Fuji, BBC Northsea and BBC Romania - in one day.
Views: 449
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Crane Rental parks up

July 18 - July 18 - Crane Rental Corporation and Solar Erectors have completed work on a six-level parking garage on the campus of Florida International University.
Views: 396
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MLC650 passes the test

July 17 - July 17 - The Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane has successfully completed the required load test to validate its maximum lifting capacity of 650 tonnes.
Views: 206
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Ainscough buys a dozen

July 17 - July 17 - UK based crane hire company Ainscough Crane Hire has added a mixture of 12 new Liebherr LTM1060-3.1 and LTM1100-5.2 cranes to its fleet as part of its ongoing investment and growth strategy.
Views: 330
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Another for Bertling in Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Bertling Logistics has opened a second office in Kurdistan, Iraq, in the town of Zakho.
Views: 384
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Crane Worldwide expands presence

July 17 - July 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has begun further development in the EMEA region with new members of the team on board to assist with its forthcoming expansion plans.
Views: 468
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New wind tower transport option

July 16 - July 15 - Netherlands based Tower-Bridge has unveiled a brand new transport system for wind turbine tower sections.
Views: 427
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TNT acquires Rent-A-Crane

July 16 - July 16 - TNT Crane & Rigging has purchased the assets of Oklahoma based Rent-A-Crane.
Views: 350
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Sarens rebrands in America

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens USA and Sarens Canada have become the official trade names under which the Sarens Group will market its services in North America, replacing the previous names of Rigging International and Canada Crane Services.
Views: 541
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Wagenborg powers ahead

July 15 - July 15 - Wagenborg has lifted and installed six 98.5-tonne absorbers at the jobsite of Statoil EGL in Etzel, Germany.
Views: 343
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Peter R?nna arrives in Duluth

July 15 - July 15 - BBC Chartering's Peter R?nna is discharging Siemens wind energy components at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority's Clure Public Marine Terminal.
Views: 280
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Costa Concordia back afloat

July 15 - July 15 - Yesterday saw the start of the refloating of the wreck of the Costa Concordia, which will soon be towed away and broken up for scrap.
Views: 258
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Steely job for Stella Line

July 14 - July 14 - Stella Line SA has handled the shipment of 18 empty steel tanks from Mexico's Veracruz Port to San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 378
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Houses on the move

July 14 - July 14 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services has completed the transport of 50 portable houses from Ras Al Khaima in the UAE to Manama, Bahrain by road.
Views: 403
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Scheuerle goes for gold

July 11 - On June 25, 2014 Scheuerle presented its new STB 550 side girder deck to UK based heavy haulage company Collett Transport at an event held at the trailer manufacturer's premises in Pfedelbach, Germany.
Views: 386
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IPS heads to the Caribbean

July 11 - July 11 - German project logistics service provider Integrated Project Services (IPS) has transported a 515-tonne converter to Point Lisas in Trinidad & Tobago.
Views: 386
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Offshore wind benefits Cromarty Firth

July 11 - July 11 - The Port of Cromarty Firth's Invergordon Service Base has been chosen to handle the next phase of developments at the Moray Offshore wind farm and the Inchcape wind farm.
Views: 321
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TTS signs crane deal

July 11 - July 11 - Bergen, Norway headquartered TTS Group ASA has signed four contracts with China's Huanghai Shipbuilding for eight SWL 250 tonne capacity multipurpose cranes.
Views: 288
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AAL gets XXL

July 11 - July 11 - AAL has successfully delivered and discharged one of the heaviest pieces of cargo the service has ever carried.
Views: 434
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Wisconsin: increased permits

July 11 - July 11 - The US state of Wisconsin has increased the overall length that permitted loads may run during weekend daylight hours from 110 feet (33.5 m) to 150 feet (45.7 m) in 67 of the states' 72 counties.
Views: 174
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Tuscor Lloyds on recovery road

July 10 - July 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a disassembled 137-tonne recovery boiler from Spain to Mexico.
Views: 373
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Crane Rental eyes Orlando

July 10 - July 10 - Crane Rental Corporation has lifted the 37.6-tonne hub of the new Orlando Eye observation wheel into place.
Views: 538
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New delivery for BKL

July 10 - July 10 - An order has been placed by Baukran Logistik (BKL) for six new Liebherr mobile cranes with load capacities between 45 and 200 tonnes.
Views: 289
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Drammen doubles capacity

July 10 - July 10 - The Norwegian Port of Drammen has purchased a new Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane.
Views: 295
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CEE breaks the mould

July 10 - July 10 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions and Intermax Logistics Solutions have jointly completed the transportation of heavy moulds from the Taicang Factory in Jiangsu, China to Syria's Tartous Port via the port of Shanghai.
Views: 464
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Heerema opts for K-Sim

July 9 - July 9 - Heerema Marine Contractors has selected Kongsberg Maritime's K-Sim offshore simulation platform to enhance the company's crane operator training, as well as ensure the safe and efficient execution of its heavy lift operations.
Views: 392
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SAL Heavy Lift adds two

July 8 - July 8 - SAL Heavy Lift has added two ships of Type 116 to its fleet to serve clients with lift requirements of up to 900 tonnes.
Views: 547
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Light work of heavy weather

July 8 - July 8 - The Swedish Club has released a new report titled 'Heavy Weather' which offers guidance on how to avoid the problems associated with heavy weather conditions.
Views: 264
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Denmark takes a bullet

July 8 - July 8 - Wagenborg has handled the factory to foundation transport of eight LPG bullet tanks from the place of manufacture in Willebroek, Belgium to the Shell oil terminal in Fredericia, Denmark, writes Arjumand Qobil.
Views: 413
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Romania watches LR 11000 premiere

July 7 - July 7 - One of the first models of the new 1000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane has made its way to the Petrom refinery in Plojesti, where it is being used by Austrian heavy load contractor Felbermayr to hoist several steel columns into th
Views: 401
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Van der Vlist ups the heat

July 7 - July 7 - Van der Vlist has used its own terminal in Moerdijk to help a local company move four 179-tonne heat exchangers.
Views: 245
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New open box pool formed

July 7 - July 7 - Saga Forest Carriers International and Westfal-Larsen Shipping have joined forces to form a joint shipping pool operation - Saga Welco.
Views: 332
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Four for Damen

July 7 - July 7 - Atlantic Towing (USA) has selected newly-designed, ice-strengthened PSV 5000 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group to meet its demanding 10-year offshore support contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Comp
Views: 340
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ThyssenKrupp steels the show

July 7 - July 7 - ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe has begun the modernisation of its Duisburg-Bruckhausen steel plant.
Views: 416
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MEA chooses Kongsberg's port simulator

July 4 - June 4 - Kongsberg GlobalSim has been awarded a contract from the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) of Montreal, Canada to supply several K-Sim lift training simulators for heavy lift port equipment.
Views: 325
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Havator makes it four

July 4 - July 4 - Havator Crane Rental has taken delivery of its fourth 500-tonne capacity Terex AC 500-2 all terrain crane.
Views: 298
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Terex gives boom a boost

July 3 - July 3 - Terex has officially unveiled its new Boom Booster kit for its CC 8800-1 crawler crane, which increases the crane's lifting capacity by up to 90 percent.
Views: 388
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Cape Town calls for Volga-Dnepr

July 3 - July 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD freighters have delivered more than 80 tonnes of oil and gas equipment to Cape Town in South Africa.
Views: 406
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OXL restructuring approved

July 3 - July 3 - Heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL has satisfied Belgian administrators and its creditors that it is credible ongoing concern, having restructured the operational and strategic sides of its business.
Views: 455
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MeteoGroup strikes again

July 3 - July 3 - MeteoGroup has introduced a new product, LightningTracker, which provides accurate, real-time lightning detection data for diverse weather-critical businesses ranging from construction and power companies to rail operators, broadcasters, insurers
Views: 225
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Turkish delight for Alcor

July 3 - July 3 - Alcor Marine Construction and Special Transportation has transported a Liebherr gantry crane by barge from Derince Port to Evyap Port, which Alcor claims is the biggest cargo ever moved by barge in Turkey.
Views: 461
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Online innovation from PCN

July 3 - July 3 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has introduced new specialised websites, customised for each of its 230+ members and based on a company specific URL.
Views: 273
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Fast & Direct mining move

July 2 - July 2 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions Services has completed the first shipment of heavy and OOG mining construction equipment from Jebel Ali Port to Sohar, Oman by road.
Views: 316
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NCSG gets new investor

July 2 - July 2 - NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation has signed an agreement that will allow Northwest Capital Appreciation (NCA) and TriWest Capital Partners (TriWest) to purchase a majority interest in the company.
Views: 368
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Locomotion for BBC in Mozambique

July 2 - July 2 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Xingxang has delivered ten heavy-duty locomotives to Mozambique for the Nacala corridor railroad.
Views: 331
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BigLift opens in Germany

July 2 - July 2 - BigLift Shipping has opened a new office in Steinkirchen, Germany, which will be headed up by Hans J
Views: 351
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High five for Goldhofer

July 2 - July 2 - Goldhofer has delivered its fifth Faktor 5 high girder bridge to UK based Allelys Heavy Haulage during its Innovation Days event, which was held from June 26-27 at its facility in Memmingen, Germany.
Views: 893
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Terex on the double in Kuwait

July 1 - July 1 - Heavy lifting contractor Integrated Logistics Company has used two Terex cranes to lift a 200-tonne bridge girder beam in Kuwait.
Views: 431

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