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Equipment News from December 2015

Cosco adds MPV duo thumbnail image

Cosco adds MPV duo

December 23 - December 23 - Cosco Shipping has taken delivery of two newbuild 36,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels - Tian Fu and Tian Lu.
Views: 575
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Bergé Marítima ups capacity

December 22 - December 22 - Bergé Marítima has invested in a new mobile harbour crane for its terminal in the Port of Bilbao.
Views: 664
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Erhardt in US transformation

December 22 - December 22 - Erhardt Proyectos has coordinated the delivery of a 255-tonne ABB transformer, as well as some additional breakbulk cargo, from Spain to the USA.
Views: 680
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Flamar and OXL file for bankruptcy

December 22 - December 22 - The multipurpose project shipping sector ends the year on a sad note with the news that ships agency Flamar and heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL have filed for bankruptcy at the commercial court in Bruges.
Views: 829
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First of four for Chipolbrok

December 22 - December 22 - Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping (Chipolbrok) has taken delivery of the first in a series of four newbuild general cargo vessels - Chipolbrok Pacific - from Shanghai Shipyard.
Views: 793
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ETS doubles up

December 21 - December 21 - Marine survey agency ETS was appointed to complete a marine warranty survey for a project cargo loading operation in Japan and discharge in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1055
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M-Star on the double

December 18 - December 18 - M-Star Freight Services recently completed a pair of project moves from multiple points of origin to Russia.
Views: 1145
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What next for US crude?

December 18 - December 18 - With US Congress nearing a deal to end its longstanding crude oil export ban, HLPFI considers the impact this will have on the languishing sector.
Views: 1108
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Big lift for Aryamasir

December 18 - December 18 - Aryamasir International Transport has coordinated the transport of a 62-tonne crane from Akchalak, Uzbekistan to Dubai.
Views: 754
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JSL pipes up in Qatar

December 16 - December 16 - Recently appointed member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Qatar, JSL Global, has coordinated the shipment of oil and gas pipes from China to Doha.
Views: 1175
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UHL strengthens network

December 16 - December 16 - Effective January 1, 2016, United Heavy Lift (UHL) has agreed a strategic and exclusive cooperation with Poland based EuroAfrica Shipping Lines (ESL).
Views: 836
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Aaras handles vessel trio

December 15 - December 15 - Aaras Shipping Agencies has discharged around 75,520 tonnes of cargo from three breakbulk vessels at Pakistan's Port of Karachi.
Views: 883
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Jumbo in Prelude pile up

December 15 - December 15 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessels Jumbo Jubilee and Fairpartner have shipped 16 piles for the Prelude field from Aviles in Spain to Batam, Indonesia.
Views: 582
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Universal bridges gap in tandem lift

December 15 - December 15 - Universal Cranes has used a 450-tonne capacity Grove GMK7450 all-terrain crane and a 275-tonne capacity Manitowoc M-250T lattice boom truck crane to install a new bridge over Duck Creek in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 637
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Terex quartet heads down under

December 14 - December 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has strengthened its position in the Asia Pacific with the delivery of four mobile harbour cranes to the region.
Views: 901
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ALE marks Kazakh milestone

December 14 - December 14 - ALE has completed the delivery of cargo for the third phase of the Atyrau Refinery expansion project in Kazakhstan.
Views: 788
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Jaxport on cloud nine

December 14 - December 14 - Nine over-dimensional pressurised steel evaporator tanks have been moved through Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 676
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AsstrA in shield shipment

December 11 - December 11 - AsstrA Heavy Lift has coordinated the transport of a tunnelling shield from France to Belarus for use in the construction of the Minsk Metro's third line.
Views: 851
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Thorco adds another

December 11 - December 11 - Thorco Shipping has added the 12,580 dwt multipurpose vessel, Thorco Dagmar, to its fleet on a one-year time charter from SE Shipping.
Views: 529
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CEA bottles up

December 11 - December 11 - CEA Projects has completed the delivery, positioning and installation of heavy equipment for a new plastic bottle manufacturing plant in the Hlaing Tharyar district of Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 756
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Permit harmoniser to leave AASHTO

December 11 - December 11 - Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has reported that Chris Smith, senior programme manager for freight at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has accepted a new position as director
Views: 560
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Schmidbauer super-heavy lifts

December 11 - December 11 - German heavy lift specialist Schmidbauer has been involved in the construction of the Butendiek Offshore Wind Park (OWP), located 34 miles offshore the German island of Sylt in the North Sea.
Views: 492
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Tandem Ohio lift for Maxim

December 11 - December 11 - Maxim Crane Works has used two 400-tonne capacity Grove GMK6400 cranes to lift a 70-tonne vessel at an energy plant in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Views: 452
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Engineered Rigging unveils more

December 11 - December 11 - Engineered Rigging has presented its innovative pipe modular lift system (PMLS) at the Power-Gen conference in Las Vegas.
Views: 647
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Modulift names two

December 10 - December 10 - Modulift has two new distributors: Green Line Colombia in South America, and Saudi Dutest Industrial Company in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 753
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SafmarineMPV confirms ship sales

December 10 - December 10 - SafmarineMPV has confirmed that it has sold its existing fleet of five ships to Thorco Shipping.
Views: 687
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Seajacks ship set for operation

December 10 - December 10 - Seajacks International, the offshore installation and maintenance contractor, has announced that its fifth self-propelled jack-up vessel, Seajacks Scylla, is set to enter service.
Views: 849
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Terex lifts Christmas spirit

December 10 - December 10 - Crane service provider Blüggel has used a Terex Challenger 3180 all terrain crane to lift and position a 14 m high Christmas tree in Winterberg, Germany.
Views: 610
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Collett adds Manoovr

December 9 - December 9 - UK based heavy haulier Collett Transport has invested in a new six-axle Nooteboom Manoovr semi low loader.
Views: 649
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Imperial makes Speedway buy

December 9 - December 9 - Imperial Crane Services has acquired Speedway Crane, which it says will help accelerate its expansion into the Joliet region of Illinois, USA.
Views: 644
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BBC goes to China

December 9 - December 9 - BBC Chartering has opened a new representative office in Beijing, China.
Views: 813
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Engineered Rigging takes a slide

December 9 - December 9 - US equipment manufacturer Engineered Rigging has unveiled its new Power Slide system at the Power-Gen conference in Las Vegas, which it says is ideal for moving heavy and oversize components in tight spaces.
Views: 420
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AV Dawson picks Nettle

December 8 - December 8 - UK headquartered forwarder AV Dawson has appointed Charlie Nettle as its head of marketing and business development.
Views: 722
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Adams joins ALE

December 8 - December 8 - ALE has appointed Darren Adams as the new director for its UK business.
Views: 972
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Swan takes on mega module

December 8 - December 8 - A 3,200-tonne accommodation module has been loaded on board Dockwise's heavy transport vessel Swan at Mammoet's heavy lift terminal in Schiedam, the Netherlands.
Views: 638
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Two more for Hansa Heavy Lift

December 7 - December 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift is continuing its global expansion programme with new offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), together with the appointment of a new commercial agent in Colombia.
Views: 973
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ALE completes nuclear jack and slide

December 7 - December 7- ALE's Spanish division replaced two oversize engines and one alternator at the Almaraz nuclear power plant.
Views: 263
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Sarens praises Boom Booster

December 7 - December 7 - Sarens Group utilised its Terex CC 8800-1 to lift and install a 641-tonne distillation column on the US Gulf Coast.
Views: 561
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Hapag-Lloyd gets heavy

December 7 - December 7 - Hapag-Lloyd has delivered a large propeller on board its containership Antwerpen Express from Shanghai to Hamburg, where it loaded another 166-tonne propeller on the same vessel for shipment to South Korea.
Views: 604
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AAL in Swire tie-up

December 7 - December 7 - Effective December 14, AAL is entering a space sharing agreement with Swire Shipping that aims to further strengthen its breakbulk liner service between Asia and the East Coast of Australia.
Views: 768
Globalink hits the target thumbnail image

Globalink hits the target

December 4 - December 4 - Kazakhstan headquartered forwarder Globalink was recently contracted to move super-heavy high-pressure columns from Japan to Atyrau.
Views: 813
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deugro extends with Siemens

December 4 - December 4 - deugro Danmark and Siemens Wind Power have agreed a long term contract for the transport of forthcoming offshore wind turbine projects, extending the strong cooperation the two companies have had for many years.
Views: 869
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Six up for Bhoir

December 4 - December 4 - Mumbai headquartered crane rental company, Bhoir Group, ordered six new Liebherr LR 1300 SX crawler cranes.
Views: 565
Enerpac presents SyncHoist thumbnail image

Enerpac presents SyncHoist

December 3 - December 3 - Enerpac has developed a new range of below-the-hook lifting cylinders that enable heavy loads to be manoeuvred with greater precision using a single crane - the SHAS-Series Autonomous SyncHoist.
Views: 276
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Bragg boosts rough terrain fleet

December 3 - December 3 - Bragg Crane Service added eight new Tadano GR-900XL cranes to its fleet, which will be used for major refinery developments, renewable energy projects and other plant maintenance projects.
Views: 404
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Daco brings the blades

December 2 - December 2 - Heavy transportation specialist Daco Heavy Lift de Centroamerica has recently completed wind farm projects in Panamá, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and in its domestic market of Guatemala.
Views: 725
ALE seals Baku deal thumbnail image

ALE seals Baku deal

December 2 - December 2 - ALE has been awarded a major contract in Azerbaijan for the transportation of oversize and overweight components for the SOCAR fertilisation project.
Views: 733
Carrara ups project cargo capacity thumbnail image

Carrara ups project cargo capacity

December 1 - December 1 - Porto di Carrara is continuing to invest in Terex Port Solutions (TPS) products as it improves its capabilities to handle project cargoes.
Views: 434

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