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Equipment News from November 2014

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Collett boils over

November 28 - November 28 - Collett Transport has transported a 100-tonne boiler from Rotterdam to Selby in the UK, on behalf of German transport company Max Goll.
Views: 367
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SCS hot off the press

November 28 - November 28 - SCS Heavy has transported two presses - one from Henriville, France and the second from Rechen, Germany - to the USA, as well as a third press from Germany to China.
Views: 443
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Ko-Mats revamps website

November 28 - November 28 - Ko-Mats - a supplier of hardwood timber mats for the lifting industry - has upgraded its website, which is now available in seven different languages.
Views: 188
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Van Oord makes Ballast buy

November 28 - November 28 - Van Oord has reached an agreement on the acquisition of Ballast Nedam's offshore business unit.
Views: 381
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Cosco in Olympic lift

November 28 - November 28 - At the New Port of Huangpu, China, Cosco Shipping successfully loaded a 474-tonne ferry on board its multipurpose heavy lift vessel, Da Liang.
Views: 395
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CFNR on the double

November 28 - November 28 - CFNR Group recently executed a pair of heavy lift project shipments, utilising its skills in the inland waterway logistics sector.
Views: 414
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BBC assists island expansion

November 28 - November 28 - BBC Chartering's multipurpose heavy lift vessel BBC Oregon has delivered suction dredging hose components and crawler-type loaders to the island of Hulhumal
Views: 354
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Managing a project from A-Z

November 27 - November 27 - Jumbo Shipping has completed its role in the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) project. The heavy lift shipping company transported thousands of freight tonnes of equipment from fabrication yards in China and Malaysia to Australia.
Views: 376
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Managing a project from A-Z

November 27 - November 27 - Jumbo Shipping has completed its role in the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) project. The heavy lift shipping company transported thousands of freight tonnes of equipment from fabrication yards in China and Malaysia to Australia.
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Legs eleven for Conxion

November 27 - November 27 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has handled the movement of 11 gantry cranes for Qatar Rail's Doha Metro Red Line South project.
Views: 373
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Antwerp readies for largest ever load

November 26 - November 26 - Next week will see the port of Antwerp handle what is claimed to be its largest-ever cargo, weighing 1,050 tonnes and measuring 24 m in length, 11 m in width and 23 m in height.
Views: 527
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Power projects keep Wagenborg busy

November 26 - November 26 - Wagenborg has been contracted to transport two stators from the port of Rotterdam to the KEMA plant in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and install the equipment onto its foundations.
Views: 343
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Dickinson in at Crane Industry Services

November 26 - November 26 - Crane Industry Services LLC, a training, inspection, and consulting firm to the lifting industry, has added Debbie Dickinson to its team of industry consultants.
Views: 311
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Arkon takes Lena from SAL

November 25 - November 25 - Arkon Shipping and Projects has purchased the multipurpose heavy lift vessel Lena from SAL and will rename her, Lena J.
Views: 438
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Work piles up for SAL

November 25 - November 25 - SAL Heavy Lift has been chosen by Bilfinger to transport and install test piles and equipment for the Wikinger offshore wind farm's pile testing campaign.
Views: 374
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Great reaction from Interfracht

November 25 - November 25 - Interfracht Air Sea Land Service has handled the transport of four 800-tonne reactors from Japan to Belarus.
Views: 477
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Rickmers-Linie restructures

November 25 - November 25 - Rickmers-Linie has confirmed media reports that it is proceeding with a restructuring programme; has seen a reduction in its fleet of chartered ships; a restructuring of its administration and operations functions; as well as a reduction in
Views: 392
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No vessel big enough for Allseas

November 25 - November 25 - Allseas Group has decided to build a second single-lift platform installation and decommissioning vessel to rival its current record-holder Pieter Schelte.
Views: 331
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MFC rises to Essar challenge

November 24 - November 24 - MFC India has handled the transport of components for Essar Heavy Engineering from Hazira to the Reliance Industries-owned Jamnagar Refinery in Gujarat.
Views: 446
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ARRC ups vessel capacity

November 24 - November 24 - The newbuild multipurpose ice-classed vessel Kingfisher will join Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers' (ARRC) service at the end of this month.
Views: 422
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HongFa Shipping to launch liner service

November 24 - November 24 - On January 10, 2015, HongFa Shipping is set to launch a new liner service between the Far East, Southeast Asia and the East Coast of South America.
Views: 972
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Lifting spectacle at Liebherr factory

November 21 - November 21 - At its premises in Rostock, Germany, four Liebherr cranes helped lift the manufacturer's new RL-K 7500 subsea crane in preparation for its shipment to Asia.
Views: 268
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Terex extends portfolio

November 21 - November 21 - Terex Cranes is expanding its Explorer series by adding a new model in the 130-tonne capacity class: the Explorer 5500.
Views: 242
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Kolomna inaugurates floating crane

November 20 - November 20 - The inland port of Kolomna, southeast Moscow, has developed a floating crane named the Kolomenets.
Views: 359
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Goldhofer on the boil in Iraq

November 20 - November 20 - Heavy haulage company Botros-Yigit-Nata (BYN) has used two Goldhofer ten-axle THP/SL heavy-duty modules to transport a 247-tonne refinery boiler from the Turkish port of Iskenderun to Erbil in Iraq.
Views: 326
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Intermarine catches some rays

November 19 - November 19 - Intermarine LLC has completed a shipment of project cargo from Spain to Namibia, for the Bokpoort Concentrating Solar Power project located in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
Views: 361
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Liebherr Maritime on track for record year

November 19 - November 19 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes expects 2014 to be a record year in terms of annual deliveries and turnover - surpassing 2008's delivery record when 102 units were shipped worldwide.
Views: 286
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Fast & Direct oils up

November 19 - November 19 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services has handled the transport of heavy and out-of-gauge oilfield equipment from ICAD in Mussafah to Abu Dhabi Port.
Views: 454
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THLG celebrates successful event

November 18 - November 18 - The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) celebrated one of its most successful conferences, which took place during October in Limassol, Cyprus.
Views: 492
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WWPC partners work together

November 14 - November 14 - Steder Group has worked with fellow Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member, Denholm Global Logistics to move a crane support unit measuring 7.5 m high from its production facility in the UK to customer in The Netherlands.
Views: 379
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Auerbach celebrates first steel cut

November 14 - November 14 - Construction of Auerbach Schiffahrt's new F-500 series vessels has begun at Chinese shipyard Jiangzhou Union.
Views: 355
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Wagenborg breaks through the fog

November 14 - November 14 - Wagenborg has transported a 260-tonne transformer from Nuremberg to Diele in Germany, and installed it at the substation.
Views: 366
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Battersea cranes make journey downriver

November 14 - November 14 - A project to temporarily relocate the Battersea Power Station's iconic cranes to the UK Port of Tilbury by barge is almost complete with only one barge movement remaining.
Views: 354
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Jolly day for Messina

November 13 - November 13 - The container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel Jolly Titanio, which was built by the Korean STX Offshore & Shipbuilding shipyard, has been delivered to Ignazio Messina.
Views: 550
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Blue Water bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - Blue Water Shipping has been involved in a project for Bladt Industries in connection with the construction of a bridge in Odense, Denmark.
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Super job, Super Freight

November 13 - November 13 - Mumbai-based project forwarder Super Freight has transported the first of three new super post-Panamax rail-mounted ship-to-shore cranes from Pipavav Port to JN Port in India.
Views: 356
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DICA unveils outrigger pad carrying solution

November 12 - November 12 - DICA Outrigger Pads has introduced its ZeroLift Pad Rack, which eliminates the need for crane operators to manually lift and carry outrigger pads.
Views: 399
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Shuttlelift offers Westmor a solution

November 12 - November 12 - Super Industries subsidiary Westmor Industries has taken delivery of a new Shuttlelift SL 50II rubber-tyred mobile gantry crane.
Views: 154
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Aaras receives ship trio

November 12 - November 12 - Through its port agency in Karachi, Aaras Project & Logistics Pakistan has handled three incoming consignments, amounting to more than 48,000 tonnes of heavy items.
Views: 373
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Manitowoc crawlers club together

November 12 - November 12 - A team of Manitowoc crawler cranes is playing a major part in the building of a EUR1 billion (USD1.24 billion) LNG terminal in Dunkirk, France.
Views: 332
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November 11 - November 11 - A Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter has transported a Sukhoi Superjet 100 fuselage, as well as the aircraft wings and tail section, to Zhukovsky, southeast of Moscow.
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McAleese invests in Heavy Haulage Australia

November 11 - November 11 - McAleese Group has agreed to pay USD3 million for a 50 percent equity investment in Heavy Haulage Australia (HHA), with an option to acquire the remaining 50 percent in two to five years.
Views: 428
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ALE's Australian heavy lift

November 11 - November 11 - ALE mobilised one of its largest cranes to complete a brace of installation projects in Australia.
Views: 394
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Record launch for Sennebogen

November 10 - November 10 - Sennebogen has launched its new 120-tonne capacity telescopic crawler crane - the 6113 E-series - which is the largest telescopic crawler that the company has manufactured.
Views: 329
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Kran Saller's flagship crane at work

November 10 - November 10 - Deggendorf based Kran Saller has invested in a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 crane, which is being put to use at the Berngerode wind farm in Germany.
Views: 195
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Ocean7 gets crane duo moving

November 10 - November 10 - Danish shipping company Ocean7 Projects is handling the shipment of two rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Gydnia, Poland to Bejaia in Algeria on board Abis Shipping's vessel Arctic Dawn.
Views: 536
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Total makes work for Europe Cargo

November 7 - November 7 - Europe Cargo has been appointed to discharge cargo destined for Total's OPTARA project in Antwerp from vessels onto the quay.
Views: 490
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Joint project debut for Aertssen and ALE

November 7 - November 7 - Aertssen and ALE have been awarded their inaugural contract as a joint venture, which will see the two companies work for Tecnicas Reunidas on the OPTARA project at the Total refinery in Antwerp.
Views: 451
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Globalink executes multimodal move

November 7 - November 7 - Globalink Logistics Group completed the delivery of crushers for a mining project from Spain to Kazakhstan.
Views: 482
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November 5 - November 5 - Germany based W
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SAL carries ferry trio

November 5 - November 5 - "K" Line subsidiary SAL Heavy Lift has transported three newbuild ferries from Hiroshima, Japan to Yangon in Myanmar.
Views: 371
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Swire inks deal with Everett

November 5 - November 5 - Swire Shipping's West Coast North America (WCNA) service will add a monthly, direct call linking the Port of Everett with Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Views: 496
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Express delivery

November 4 - November 4 - Express Global Logistics coordinated the delivery of two tyre-mounted cranes, weighing 82 tonnes and 70 tonnes respectively, from India to Jebel Ali port in the UAE.
Views: 357
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Mammoet claims Malaysian heavy record

November 4 - November 4 - Mammoet claims that it has successfully completed the heaviest machinery lift ever undertaken in Malaysia - a 1,210 tonne absorber used in the development of a petrochemical plant in Sarawak.
Views: 256
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Ryano in remote project move

November 4 - November 4 - Ryano Logistics recently executed a complex project, transporting three power generators, a transformer and an oversize fuel tank from the Netherlands to a remote part of the Andes mountain range in Peru.
Views: 435
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CP Crane in boom truck buy

November 3 - November 3 - Canadian Professional Crane (CP Crane) recently purchased a new 72.5-tonne lift capacity Terex Crossover 8000 boom - the first one sold in Canada, says Terex.
Views: 293

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