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Equipment News from August 2014

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New Illinois oversize permit system

August 29 - August 29 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has reported that the Illinois Department of Transportation has introduced a new automated permitting system for oversize and overweight loads.
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Hareket's gantry record

August 29 - August 29 - Turkey's Hareket Heavy Lift transported two Liebherr gantry cranes from Derince Port to Evyap Port in Izmit, in what was the largest barge transportation project ever undertaken in the country, claims the company.
Views: 337
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Sevenstar helps out US Navy

August 28 - August 28 - Sevenstar Exceptional Marine Transport (Sevenstar EMT) has completed the transport of two 360-tonne US marine patrol crafts from Norfolk, Virginia to the port of Bahrain on board the semi-submersible vessel Super Servant 4.
Views: 428
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Peterson adds Terex RTC

August 28 - August 28 - Peterson Construction has enhanced its crane fleet with the addition of a Terex RT 670-1 rough terrain crane (RTC).
Views: 271
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Heerema charters Taurus tug

August 28 - August 28 - Harms Bergung, Transport & Heavylift GmbH has chartered its anchor handling tug Taurus to Dutch construction company, Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC).
Views: 395
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R&B powers ahead in Qatar

August 28 - August 28 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered a heavy lift vessel to transport six transformers and their accessories from Rijeka port to Doha, Qatar.
Views: 374
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Latin American first for Liebherr

August 27 - August 27 - The first Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane to be used in Latin America, which is owned by Gruas Alquileres, is currently operating in a copper-zinc mine in the Peruvian Andes.
Views: 292
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Aaras pipes up

August 26 - August 26 - Aaras Shipping Agencies has received the breakbulk vessel Salta at Port Qasim, which was carrying 3,845 tonnes of equipment for use in a water sanitation project in Pakistan.
Views: 365
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Alexander ships crane to Georgia

August 25 - August 25 - Alexander Global Logistics Germany (AGL) has handled the ocean freight shipment of a Liebherr crane weighing 49.2 tonnes, with the dimensions of 11.84 m x 3.4 m x 3.4 m, from the Netherlands to Batumi, Georgia, along with a number of container
Views: 443
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Manitowoc ups training

August 22 - August 22 - On September 1, Manitowoc is to officially open its new training centre at the Manitowoc Crane Care facility in St Pierre de Chandieu, France.
Views: 331
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Fantastic 50 for Liebherr

August 22 - August 22 - The 50th 1,200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 heavy-duty mobile crane has been sold to Japanese company Yamagata.
Views: 376
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Profit hike for Tiong Woon

August 21 - August 21 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding posted a 25 percent year-on-year increase in net profit to SGD22.1 million (USD17.6 million) for the financial year ended June 30, 2014.
Views: 370
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Hansa tackles reactor challenge

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Richards Bay has carried two reactors from India to the Port of New Orleans.
Views: 346
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Piggyback lift for Mammoet

August 20 - August 20 - Mammoet has lifted the 122 ft (37 m) long space shuttle replica Independence and positioned it on top of the original Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at the NASA Space Center Houston.
Views: 378
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Universal handles transformer

August 20 - August 20 - Universal Transport has managed the shipment of a transformer from southern Germany to an electricity sub-station close to Brunsb
Views: 355
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Goldhofer modules carry crane

August 19 - August 19 - Kahl Schwerlast has used Goldhofer's PST/SL-E heavy-duty modules to help relocate a 630-tonne gantry crane in Duisburg, Germany.
Views: 501
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Windy work for MBS

August 18 - August 18 - MBS Logistics has transported four used wind turbines, with a total volume of 4,204 cu m, from a wind farm in M
Views: 506
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Hamburg expects record 2014

August 18 - August 18 - The Port of Hamburg handled a total of 72.6 million tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2014, a 6.6 percent rise on the same period of 2013.
Views: 569
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Another eight for Nordana

August 18 - August 18 - Nordana has confirmed reports from the Chinese media that it has ordered a further eight heavy lift ships from China's Taizhou Sanfu Shipbuilding.
Views: 406
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Crowley helps U.S. Navy launch

August 15 - August 15 - Crowley Maritime Coporation's ocean class tugboat Ocean Sky and heavy lift barge 455-4 has provided support to shipbuilder Austal USA during the launch of the newly built U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), USS Montgomery.
Views: 340
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Zhen Hua arrives in Rosyth

August 14 - August 14 - ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 24 has arrived at Forth Ports' Port of Rosyth, loaded with 36 large steel deck sections for use in the construction of the new Queensferry Crossing.
Views: 429
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Transafe handles oil refinery modules

August 14 - August 14 - Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics chartered a vessel to deliver 10 adsorbers and tail gas drums, plus spare parts, with an overall weight of 426 tonnes from Lubeck to Ust-Luga port.
Views: 375
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Argosy on the gas

August 14 - August 14 - Argosy Transportation Group has transported four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks from Veracruz, Mexico to Georgetown in Guyana.
Views: 445
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Jumbo Kinetic back on track

August 14 - August 14 - According to reports on the Brodosplit website, the shipbuilder appears to have patched up its contractual differences with Jumbo and the first of two ships that it is building for the heavy lift shipping line looks set to be delivered after i
Views: 495
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Shuttlelift overcomes challenges

August 13 - August 13 - Air Products has taken delivery of two Shuttlelift DB 70 double-beam mobile gantry cranes for its facilities in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Palmetto, Florida.
Views: 193
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Liebherr is Select-ed

August 13 - August 13 - UK based Select Plant Hire has strengthened its heavy lift capabilities with the delivery of a 200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1200 all-terrain crane.
Views: 188
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Crane Rental fleet keeps growing

August 13 - August 13 - As part of its ongoing investment in its heavy haul division, Crane Rental Corporation has ordered three new Peterbilt four-axle heavy haul tractors with sleepers.
Views: 476
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Coscol welcomes DA DE

August 12 - August 12 - The 28,000 dwt newbuild heavy lift vessel DA DE has joined the fleet of Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol).
Views: 270
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The Freight Co barges in

August 12 - August 12 - The Freight Co. Ltd Myanmar has been appointed general sales agent (GSA) for a barge service between Rangong, Thailand and Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 543
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Al Jaber to sell transport unit?

August 12 - August 12 - International media reports suggest that Abu Dhabi's construction, engineering and marine services operator, Al Jaber Group, is preparing to sell its transport and lifting subsidiary, Al Jaber Heavy Lift.
Views: 360
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Barge takes to the road

August 11 - August 11 - Van der Vlist has transported an 18-tonne barge by road from Zaandam in the Netherlands to its premises in Exmouth, UK.
Views: 386
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EMS celebrates year in Albania

August 11 - August 11 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (APO) has celebrated the first anniversary of its active service.
Views: 471
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L-3 equips Hochtief Vidar

August 11 - August 11 - L-3 SAM Electronics has completed the installation of drive equipment, navigation, automation and positioning systems onboard Hochtief Infrastructure's heavy-lift jack-up vessel, Vidar.
Views: 309
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First for ALE's Mega Jack

August 11 - August 11 - The latest innovation from ALE, the Mega Jack 800, has made its debut during a large bridge exchange project in the Netherlands.
Views: 270
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Roll-Lift busy in USA

August 8 - August 8 - Roll-Lift has assisted the transportation and installation of a splitter column at a condensate processing facility in Houston, USA.
Views: 417
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Sennebogen sets launch date

August 8 - August 8 - Straubing, Germany based Sennebogen is to publicly introduce its new telescopic crawler crane with a safe working load of over 100 tonnes in the autumn of 2014.
Views: 354
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Power projects for Oznakliyat

August 8 - August 8 - Oznakliyat Kara Tasimaciligi has been awarded a yearly contract for the precarriage of wind turbine blades from their manufacturer's factory in Turkey to the port of Izmir.
Views: 408
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Lerwick ups oil and gas game

August 8 - August 8 - Coscol's semi-submersible vessel Xiang Yun Kou has transported a 10,000-tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for the Solan oilfield in the North Sea, from Dubai to Scotland's Lerwick Harbour.
Views: 496
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New ATC for Austin Crane

August 7 - August 7 - Austin Crane Services has taken delivery of its first Tadano ATF 90G-4 all terrain crane.
Views: 245
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SCS presses ahead

August 7 - August 7 - SCS Heavy Lifts & Transports has coordinated the delivery and installation of a 150-tonne press between Germany and China.
Views: 464
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Hospital takes to the skies

August 7 - August 7 - Air Partner and Ruslan International have worked together to move an entire portable hospital from Turkey to Tangier, Morocco on board an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 412
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E.ON awards Ballast Nedam

August 6 - August 6 - Ballast Nedam has signed a contract with E.ON for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm.
Views: 229
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Terex beats the clock

August 6 - August 6 - Swiss crane service provider Toggenburger has used a Terex AC 100/4L and Terex Challenger 3180 all terrain crane to lift a 60 m long steel district heating pipe onto a support frame in just three hours.
Views: 316
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TNT goes on a Stampede

August 6 - August 6 - TNT Crane has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Stampede/Eagle West, which comprises of Stampede Crane & Rigging Inc., Stampede Crane & Rigging Ltd., Eagle West Truck & Crane Inc., Eagle West Precast Ltd, and certain assets of J&B Trucki
Views: 382
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Contracts fly in for Alexander

August 5 - August 5 - Alexander Global Logistics has won a number of contracts, which will begin this month and are scheduled for completion by November.
Views: 506
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SC&R Foundation offers incentives

August 4 - August 4 - Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) affiliate, the SC&R Foundation, has expanded its grant programme for individuals wishing to further careers related to the crane, rigging and specialised transportation industry by USD25,000.
Views: 178
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TAG foundations head for Humber

August 4 - August 4 - TAG Energy Solutions has undertaken the load out of four 650-tonne monopile foundations and four transition pieces, which are destined for the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 330
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BBC delivers Rio module

August 1 - August 1 - BBC Chartering has shipped a 1,380-tonne modular accommodation unit from Dalian in China to Rio de Janeiro, on board the BBC Sapphire.
Views: 406
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Goldhofer debuts in Oman

August 1 - August 1 - Sinan Heavy Lift LLC, one of Oman's biggest crane rental and heavy haulage companies, has acquired a Goldhofer THP/SL platform trailer.
Views: 471

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