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Crane sails with Steder

December 29 - December 29 - Steder Group has completed the shipment of a knuckle boom crane and associated equipment via the Dutch inland waterways to the Port of Rotterdam, where the cargo was loaded on board a SAL Heavy Lift vessel for shipment to the Far East.
Views: 395
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Century move for Lift & Shift

December 29 - December 29 - Lift & Shift has completed the delivery of 100 modules for Zadco's Upper Zakum oilfield project in Abu Dhabi and Petrofac's Rabab Harweel Integrated Project (RHIP) in Oman.
Views: 365
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Papenburg carries crane couple

December 28 - December 28 - Combi Lift's multipurpose heavy deck carrier Papenburg has shipped an LHM 550 crane and an LHM 600 crane from Rostock, Germany to Antwerp.
Views: 490
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Integrated expands fleet

December 23 - December 23 - Integrated Logistics Company in Kuwait has taken delivery of a new Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane, 20 Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain cranes and ten Terex Explorer 5600 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 416
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Gothenburg terminal gets operator

December 22 - December 22 - Sandahlsbolagen Sweden has signed a five-year agreement with Gothenburg Port Authority to operate the new intermodal terminal at the port, with effect from December 2017.
Views: 352
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Winch gets a lift with RRS

December 22 - December 22 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has transhipped a 40-tonne winch for vehicle manufacturer Saab Seaeye using a 60-tonne capacity hydraulic gantry system.
Views: 373
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AME in boiler skid

December 20 - December 20 - Lifting and rigging specialist AME has used a 300-ton (272-tonne) capacity Hydra-Slide heavy track skidding system to position two 160,000 lb (72-tonne) boilers inside a packaging manufacturing facility in North Carolina, USA.
Views: 465
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Big barges sail with Hude

December 20 - December 20 - Denmark based E.W.v.d. Hude & Son has worked together with Peters & May in the UK to arrange the transport of nine barges - weighing a total of 3,080 tonnes - from Nantong, China to Rotterdam on board Saga Welco's vessel Optimana.
Views: 472
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Chipolbrok completes newbuild programme

December 16 - December 16 - Chipolbrok has held a naming ceremony for its new heavy lift vessel, Paderewski, in Shanghai, China, marking the completion of its four-ship newbuild programme.
Views: 433
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Enercon turbines rise in Swiss Alps

December 15 - December 15 - Swiss heavy lift and specialised transport provider Welti-Furrer Pneukran & Spezialtransporte has used a Terex TC 2800-1 lattice boom truck crane to lift three Enercon E-92 wind turbines at the Gries Pass in the Swiss Alps.
Views: 368
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Terex makes site and staff cuts

December 15 - December 15 - Terex Cranes has revealed plans to sell its components and parts facility in Pecs, Hungary, consolidate its three manufacturing operations in Zweibrücken, Germany into two, and reduce its global workforce by around 30 percent.
Views: 435
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Cranes sail into Savannah

December 14 - December 14 - Dockwise's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Teal has transported four new ship-to-shore cranes from Finland to the Port of Savannah in Georgia, USA.
Views: 467
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Romanian task for Faymonville

December 14 - December 14 - Romanian heavy haulage and crane rental services provider Deme Macarale has been using its two new FlexMAX self-steering trailers from Faymonville to transport concrete beams across the country.
Views: 449
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Gaylin opens in South Korea

December 13 - December 13 - Gaylin - the Singapore headquartered supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment - has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.
Views: 622
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Mammoet inks Lutelandet partnership

December 13 - December 13 - Mammoet Norway has signed a collaboration agreement with Lutelandet Offshore (LLOF) - the company responsible for developing and operating the offshore supply base on the Norwegian island of Lutelandet.
Views: 346
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Lightweight service crane launched

December 13 - December 13 - ALE has launched a new lightweight service crane at a client-only event in Breda, the Netherlands.
Views: 328
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Biggest lift for AV Dawson

December 12 - December 12 - The transportation and export of a refinery substation built at AV Dawson's North Sea Supply Base in Middlesbrough, UK, marks the site's biggest lift of the year.
Views: 504
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Boiler moves with CombiMAX

December 12 - December 12 - German heavy haulage provider Spedition Meier & Sohn has used its CombiMAX trailer combination from Faymonville to deliver an 85-tonne boiler.
Views: 171
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Woo's who for Hansa in Asia

December 9 - December 9 - Henry Woo is to head up the Asia-Pacific (APAC) division at Hansa Heavy Lift, taking over from Joerg Roehl, who is moving back to Europe and taking an advisory role with the shipping company.
Views: 360
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Xin Guang Hua delivered

December 9 - December 9 - The recently rebranded Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co has taken delivery of China's newest and largest semi-submersible heavy lift ship, Xin Guang Hua.
Views: 446
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Mammoet completes recovery work

December 9 - December 9 - Mammoet Europe has completed its role in the Nordergründe offshore wind energy project in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Views: 288
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Cometto and Fagioli deliver TBM

December 8 - December 8 - Fagioli utilised Cometto trailers to transport the tunnel boring machine (TBM) Santa Lucia from Germany to Italy.
Views: 390
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Chinese shipping line rebrands

December 8 - December 8 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line, Cosco Shipping Company Limited (Coscol) has officially changed its name to Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co Ltd, during a ceremony attended by more than 200 people.
Views: 527
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Transformer moves with Cosmatos

December 8 - December 8 - Cosmatos Shipping Services has delivered a transformer along with 150,000 cu m of auxiliary equipment from Istanbul, Turkey, to Syros in Greece.
Views: 427
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Terex tops ten in Japan

December 7 - December 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply a Model 2 mobile harbour crane to the Port of Otake in Japan.
Views: 356
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Toscani relocates the Alexander von Humboldt

December 6 - December 6 - Toscani played a key role in the relocation of the 110-year-old sailing ship, Alexander von Humboldt, from Bremen's Europahafen to its final berth on the Schlachte, in Bremen's maritime district.
Views: 186
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Longitude widens monopile installation windows

December 6 - December 6 - Longitude Engineering has been working with Rampion and its contractors to develop a new analysis and modelling process to understand why large monopiles oscillate in relatively small wave heights.
Views: 239
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Siemens unveils Rotra Vente

December 2 - December 2 - Siemens Wind Power has commissioned its first specialised transport vessel, Rotra Vente, which has been designed to deliver nacelles for the manufacturer's offshore wind turbines.
Views: 465
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Turkish delight for Demag duo

December 2 - December 2 - Turkish crane rental services company Coşkun Vinç has ordered two Demag all-terrain cranes - an AC 500-8 and AC 220-5.
Views: 219
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Machine moves with InterMax

December 1 - December 1 - InterMax China has coordinated the delivery and installation of a heavy machine from the Port of Antwerp to Changzhou, China.
Views: 402
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Flare pipe rises at ExxonMobil plant

December 1 - December 1 - German crane company Hüffermann Krandienst has used a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane to install a refurbished gas flare pipe at the ExxonMobil natural gas treatment plant in Grossenkneten.
Views: 171
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Rigmarine opens in Aberdeen

November 29 - November 29 - Lifting and marine product specialist Rigmarine has opened its fourth global facility in Insch to the northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 653
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Huge investment planned for Philadelphia

November 29 - November 29 - Pennsylvania's governor Tom Wolf has announced a comprehensive capital investment programme at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in over USD300 million of investment in the port's infrastructure, warehousing and equipment through to
Views: 383
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MD90 moves with Almajdouie

November 28 - November 28 - Almajdouie Logistics has coordinated the transport of a retired MD90 aircraft from Jeddah International Airport to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 422
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ALE signs Chinese nuclear deal

November 28 - November 28 - ALE has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) subsidiary Shanghai Kangfu Nuclear Energy Machinery (KFNE).
Views: 408
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Eye-watering loss for Nord/LB

November 25 - November 25 - German state bank Nord/LB, the country's second-largest ship financer, revealed a further decline in results on Thursday and indicated that its full-year losses would surpass an eye-watering EUR1 billion (USD1.05 billion).
Views: 464
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Seaway inks Borkum contract

November 25 - November 25 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the turbine foundations for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm in th
Views: 299
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ALE jib set for mid-2017 job

November 24 - November 24 - ALE is progressing with the fabrication of a new heavy-duty jib for its AL.SK190 and AL.SK350 cranes.
Views: 395
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Hewden goes into administration

November 23 - November 23 - UK based Hewden Crane Hire has collapsed into administration, with A-Plant acquiring three of the company's divisions.
Views: 379
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ACS flies record American load

November 23 - November 23 - Air Charter Services (ACS) chartered Antonov Airlines' AN-225 freighter to transport a 182-tonne transformer from Brazil to Chile - which it claims is the heaviest single unit of cargo to be transported by air in the Americas.
Views: 445
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RHA launches abnormal loads forum

November 22 - November 17 - As a direct result of a meeting between its abnormal loads liaison group, the UK's Road Haulage Association (RHA) has established an abnormal loads cross industry forum and working group to address concerns affecting the industry.
Views: 390
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Fratelli Neri adds Damen trio

November 22 - November 22 - Italian towing company Fratelli Neri has expanded its fleet with the delivery of three new Damen workboats.
Views: 394
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Sterett lifts the lid with Terex

November 21 - November 21 - Sterett Crane & Rigging has completed the lid removal and replacement of eight anaerobic digester tanks at two wastewater treatment plants in Evansville, Indiana using a 400-tonne capacity Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 413
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Ainscough names RSS

November 17 - November 17 - Ainscough Crane Hire has named Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) as one of its preferred suppliers of lifting and rigging equipment.
Views: 443
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RHA launches abnormal loads forum

November 17 - November 17 - As a direct result of a meeting between its abnormal loads liaison group, the UK's Road Haulage Association (RHA) has established an abnormal loads cross industry forum and working group to address concerns affecting the industry.
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Müller joins Terex

November 17 - November 17 - Terex Cranes has appointed Jörg Müller as senior sales manager for the Middle East.
Views: 331
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Making the most of the downturn

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Group president Bengt Ekstrand noted during a recent managers' conference that the company is pushing for greater innovation and flexibility in order to cope with turbulent global markets, and has maintained a solid balance sheet despite
Views: 684
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Spinelli ups crane capacity

November 16 - November 16 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will deliver a Terex Gottwald G HMK 8610 mobile harbour crane to terminal operator Spinelli in December 2016, for use at its facility in the Italian Port of Genoa.
Views: 351
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TTS predicts heavy lift challenges

November 15 - November 15 - TTS Group posted a NOK5 million (USD593,000) loss in EBITDA for the first nine months of 2016 in its multipurpose/general cargo business unit, which it attributed to customer-initiated delays in project deliveries combined with a slow market
Views: 501
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High five for Hansa

November 15 - November 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift has transported five Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes, weighing a total of 1,400 tonnes, from Denmark and Belgium to Bulgaria and Egypt.
Views: 576
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Project cargo growth at Great Lakes

November 14 - November 14 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway System saw a steady flow of traditional cargoes, with project loads and grain shipments dominating the cargo mix, during October, according to Betty Sutton, administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Develo
Views: 451
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Mediaco acquires SMMI Levage

November 14 - November 14 - In France, the Mediaco group, which specialises in crane rental and specialised transport engineering services has bought SMMI Levag.
Views: 453
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Omega Morgan signs JV with Sarens

November 14 - November 14 - Omega Morgan and and Sarens have formalised their existing partnership by signing a joint venture agreement to provide crane services in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 562
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GAC wins SHL contract

November 14 - November 14 - GAC UK has been appointed by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to provide shipping services support for the construction and installation of 84 new turbines as part of a major wind farm expansion project in the UK, which will increase generating ca
Views: 749
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Revenues up for Tiong Woon

November 11 - November 11 - Tiong Woon Corporation achieved revenue of SGD34.4 million (USD24.35 million) in first quarter of its 2016-2017 financial year ending September 30, an increase of SGD1.3 million (USD0.92 million) or 4 percent for the same period of 2015.
Views: 513
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Baggio delivers topside modules

November 11 - November 11 - Brazil based Baggio Shipping & Chartering has coordinated the transport of four super heavy lift modules from Thailand to China on board TPI Megaline's heavy transport vessel Mega Caravan.
Views: 529
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Martin Bencher powers ahead in Texas

November 10 - November 10 - Martin Bencher USA has used an LP400 low profile skidding system from Hydra-Slide to help install 24 oversize loads at a power plant in Texas, USA.
Views: 326
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Baltic ports up capacity

November 10 - November 10 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered three LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes to ports on the Baltic Sea - one to the Swedish Port of Helsingborg and two to the Port of St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 370
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Rickmers Seoul carries Titan project

November 9 - November 9 - Belgium based Titan Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a 380-tonne consignment from Antwerp to Shanghai on board the heavy lift vessel Rickmers Seoul.
Views: 445
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Investment floods into Antwerp

November 9 - November 9 - Massive investments in the Port of Antwerp will be welcome news to providers of heavy lift capacity, specialised transport engineering and project forwarding services, with various heavy and oversize cargoes being required for parts of the co
Views: 453
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Appointments round up

November 9 - November 9 - CSX, has promoted Michael Rutherford to vice president, industrial products, to lead all sales and marketing activities for the US railroad company's recently-expanded industrial products portfolio, which includes housing and construction mat
Views: 633
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Lorenzini adds Terex model

November 9 - November 9 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has delivered a Terex Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane to Italian terminal operator Lorenzini & C.
Views: 359
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The heat is on at Manatee

November 3 - November 3 - Port Manatee has handled the export shipment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) heat exchanger, manufactured at Air Products' production facility close to the port in Florida, USA.
Views: 493
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Terex suffers in challenging market

November 2 - November 2 - Terex Corporation posted income from continuing operations of USD33.3 million in the third quarter of 2016, compared with USD30.3 million in the same period of 2015.
Views: 445
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Omega Morgan enters crane market

November 2 - November 2 - US based heavy transport provider Omega Morgan has begun offering crane services to customers in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 351
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Breakbulk container launched

November 1 - CakeBoxx Technologies and ATS International have launched a hybrid shipping container designed to carry breakbulk and oversize cargoes, dubbed the Breakbulk Box.
Views: 510
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Cosco, DEME sign umbrella deal

November 1 - November 1 - Cosco Shipping and DEME have signed an umbrella agreement to work closely on the development of offshore wind energy in China.
Views: 435
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Irish transformation for ALE

October 31 - October 31 - ALE has delivered a 345-tonne transformer, manufactured in Italy, to the Moneypoint power station in County Claire, Ireland.
Views: 384
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Mammoet in tandem exchanger lift

October 31 - October 31 - Mammoet has installed the main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on the US Gulf Coast, which currently comprises three LNG trains.
Views: 372
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Terex introduces new crawler

October 28 - October 28 - Terex Cranes has launched its new LC 300 lattice boom crawler crane, which has a maximum lift capacity of 300 tons (272 tonnes).
Views: 194
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Boskalis wins Hornsea contract

October 26 - October 26 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Dong Energy for the transport and installation of the foundations for part of the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Views: 221
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Rickmers-Linie in record Rijeka move

October 26 - October 26 - Rickmers-Linie's heavy lift vessel Rickmers Tokyo has loaded 15 transformers, weighing between 56 and 142 tonnes each, at the Port of Rijeka in Croatia.
Views: 449
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Change at the top for Terex

October 26 - October 26 - With immediate effect, Steve Filipov has replaced Ken Lousberg as president, Terex Cranes.
Views: 244
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Eastern Shipping scores hat-trick

October 26 - October 26 - Eastern Shipping of Romania arranged the transportation of three methanol reactors, weighing 378 tonnes each, from Bucharest, Romania to Constanta port, where the units were loaded on board the geared heavy lift ships, BBC Parana and BBC Euro
Views: 565
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SAL carries Damen vessels

October 25 - October 25 - SAL Heavy Lift's freighter, Svenja, recently called at the Port of Rotterdam to deliver 14 new vessels built by the Damen Shipyards Group at its facilities in Asia.
Views: 421
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Breakbulk soars at Jaxport

October 25 - October 25 - Jaxport handled almost 888,000 tonnes of breakbulk cargo during the 2016 fiscal year ended September 30, 2016, a 22 percent increase compared with the previous year.
Views: 297
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Plant modules arrive in Antwerp

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Antwerp has received one of 100 huge plant modules for ExxonMobil, as well as oversize equipment for Japanese chemical giant Nippon Shokubai during the past month.
Views: 462
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Royal Wagenborg adds to fleet

October 24 - October 24 - Royal Wagenborg of Delfzijl, the Netherlands has taken delivery of the Veersediep, the first of seven multipurpose ships that it will add to its fleet over the coming months.
Views: 249
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Wind work starts at Great Yarmouth

October 21 - October 21 - Construction works to enhance port infrastructure for several offshore wind projects have begun at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth in the UK.
Views: 411
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SAL secures Walney wind project

October 20 - October 20 - SAL Heavy Lift signed a major contract with offshore engineering contractor Van Oord for the Walney offshore wind project.
Views: 309
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Mammoet's high-voltage move

October 20 - October 20 - Mammoet recently transported a 325-tonne electrical transformer to a high-voltage substation for Dutch transmission system operator TenneT.
Views: 306
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Altius completes Talara move

October 19 - October 19 - Altius has completed the delivery of a crude distiller and fractionator column from Masan in South Korea to Paita, Peru for the Talara refinery project.
Views: 371
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Dako delivers to Bangladesh

October 18 - October 18 - Dako Worldwide Transport has coordinated the delivery of three 320-tonne engines from the Port of Saint-Nazaire in France to Bangladesh.
Views: 607
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Wasel makes ADDrive debut

October 17 - October 17 - German heavy haulage provider Wasel has transported a 290-tonne transformer from Bad Honnef to Ibbenbüren using a 14-axle Goldhofer trailer equipped with its new heavy-duty drive unit, the ADDrive.
Views: 628
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Module makes way to Japan

October 17 - October 17 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a huge treatment module and associated lifting equipment, weighing a total of 469 tonnes, from the Port of Rotterdam to Okpo, Japan.
Views: 529
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Liverpool gets final six cranes

October 17 - October 17 - Six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) have been delivered and are now ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal in the UK.
Views: 417
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Dufour adds Liebherr capacity

October 14 - October 14 - Belgium based crane contractor Dufour Transports et Manutention SA has taken delivery of a new 750-tonne lift capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 421
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Steady month on St Lawrence Seaway

October 13 - October 13 - The St Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation said that cargo shipments have remained steady during September 2016.
Views: 258
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Hegmann delivers for AN-225

October 13 - October 13 - Hegmann Transit moved five oversize units from the Ruhr to Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany, so they could be loaded on the world's largest freighter aircraft, the Antonov AN-225.
Views: 461
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Lucky 13 for PNI Logistics

October 12 - October 12 - PNI Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 13 modules, weighing in between 150 and 200 tonnes, from various fabrication yards in the UAE to Jebel Ali port, and onto a nearby jetty.
Views: 2240
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Big crane comes to Caribbean

October 12 - October 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered an LHM 600 mobile harbour crane to Kingston Wharves in Jamaica.
Views: 415
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BOCS makes Bilbao home

October 12 - October 12 - According to Uniport Bilbao, German shipowner BOCS (Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping) has made Bilbao its home port for Spanish operations.
Views: 693
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US clears Konecranes-Terex deal

October 11 - October 11 - Konecranes has received clearance from the committee on foreign investment in the USA for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 486
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Williams Shipping aims high

October 10 - October 10 - Williams Shipping, an expanding marine and logistics firm based in Southampton, UK, has boosted its cargo handling capabilities with the investment in a powerful reach stacker and the development of a new one-acre cargo handling yard for its
Views: 482
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Modulift assists monopile move

October 10 - October 10 - Schmidbauer employed a Modulift spreader beam to help lift 30 monopiles, weighing around 750 tonnes each, at the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
Views: 313
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TPI Megaline loads Octopus

October 10 - October 10 - Korean heavy lift shipping company TPI Megaline has selected ABB's predictive Octopus marine software to ensure safe and efficient operations on one of its vessels.
Views: 559
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Drewry releases latest multipurpose report

October 7 - October 7 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, "the last three months have been some of the worst the multipurpose and project carrier sector has endured in living memory".
Views: 691
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Two up at Terex

October 6 - October 6 - Terex Cranes has appointed Frank Schröder as director of product management, all terrain cranes, and Suresh Natarajan as director of product management, rough terrain cranes.
Views: 445
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New York Wheel components begin rolling

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has transported four legs to the USA for the construction of the New York Wheel, which will stand at 192 m tall when complete.
Views: 394
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Longview claims ship-to-rail first

October 6 - October 6 - The Port of Longview claims to be the first port in the USA to have discharged wind turbine blades directly from a vessel onto rail cars.
Views: 500
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MAN gets huge order from H.Essers

October 5 - October 5 - Building on their existing partnership, Belgium's H.Essers has signed up to buy at least another 850 vehicles from MAN Group, spread over a period of three years, from 2017 to 2019 inclusive.
Views: 288
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Ruslan delivers to Zimbabwe

October 4 - October 4 - Ruslan International has flown a 79-tonne shipment of switchgear equipment from Dubai, UAE to Harare in Zimbabwe for power provider Aggreko.
Views: 526
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Damen makes Jumbo repairs

October 3 - October 3 - Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam in the Netherlands has completed a three-week repair project on Jumbo's DP2 heavy lift crane vessel, Jumbo Javelin.
Views: 406
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Enerpac adds UK agent

October 3 - October 3 - Enerpac has named Pooler-LMT as its UK distributor of hydraulic gantries, self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) and hydraulic strand jacking systems.
Views: 458
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ALE makes Brazilian crane debut

October 3 - October 3 - ALE's largest capacity crane, the AL.SK350, has performed its first lifts in Brazil as part of a project to install around 40 oversize modules onto the P-74 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Views: 289
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BigLift delivers STS cranes to Vigo

September 30 - September 30 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Sky has completed the discharge of two large ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes in Vigo, Spain.
Views: 398
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Hansa sells two to Spliethoff

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift has sold two of its F-Class vessels to the Spliethoff Group.
Views: 526
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Drewry 'even more pessimistic'

September 30 - September 30 - Drewry analyst Susan Oatway has said that she is even more pessimistic than she was six months ago about the outlook for the heavy lift and multipurpose market over the next couple of years.
Views: 545
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Downturn sees Hansa shift focus

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift is responding to difficult market conditions by focusing on specialised transport and installation projects, rather than bread-and-butter project shipments.
Views: 542
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"K" Line denies bankruptcy allegations

September 29 - September 29 - Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has issued a statement that dismisses claims that it is facing bankruptcy.
Views: 42
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Vuorsola moves huge tanks

September 29 - September 29 - Finnish haulier Vuorsola is currently overseeing the delivery of four 33-tonne tanks from Pietarsaari to a bio-product mill in Aanekoski some 400 km away.
Views: 350
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SAL in Damen delivery

September 28 - September 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Svenja has departed from Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, loaded with 14 Damen Stan pontoons and tugs destined for Rotterdam.
Views: 459
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Business brewing at Longview

September 28 - September 28 - The Port of Longview, located on the US west cost, has discharged six oversize brewing tanks using its Liebherr mobile harbour crane.
Views: 330
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"K" Line considers 'drastic structural reform'

September 23 - September 23 - In its 2016 report, "K" Line has said that its heavy lift shipping business, which is conducted by SAL Heavy Lift, is "striving to improve earnings by implementing various cost-cutting measures in addition to pursuing efficient fleet alloca
Views: 52
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Seaforth prototype ready for action

September 22 - September 22 - Ballast Water Containers (BWC), a company set up by Glasgow based Malin Group, has recently begun trials with its Seaforth containerised ballast water treatment system (BWTS).
Views: 571
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Volga-Dnepr on patrol

September 22 - September 22 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines delivered four Mangust patrol boats built at the Vympel Shipyard in Rybinsk to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in the Far East of Russia, on board two AN-124 freighter flights.
Views: 400
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Drydock sails with ZOMC

September 21 - September 21 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has transported an 883 ft x 174 ft (269 m x 53 m) drydock - dubbed Ex-Machinist (AFDB-8) - from Guam in Micronesia to Shanghai, China on board its heavy transport vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 557
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Logistics Plus moves tank quartet

September 21 - September 21 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of four 1,038-tonne gas tanks from Ulsan, South Korea to Portland in Oregon, USA.
Views: 479
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PEMA adds officers and members

September 20 - September 20 - The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has added two new members and appointed four new officers to its committees.
Views: 440
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Sarens wins record contract

September 20 - September 20 - Sarens has been awarded what it claims is the largest contract in its history by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for its Future Growth Project and Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP) in Kazakhstan.
Views: 869
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McAleese in administration

September 19 - September 19 - Australia's McAleese Group, which operates a heavy haulage and lifting business, has entered into voluntary administration.
Views: 476
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Baldwins outsources haulage operations

September 19 - September 19 - UK crane rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has inked an agreement with North Yorkshire based Metcalfe Farms Haulage for the outsourcing of its haulage operations.
Views: 483
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Thorco and UHL join forces

September 19 - September 19 - Thorco Shipping and United Heavy Lift (UHL) have combined their respective fleets and expertise to create Thorco Projects.
Views: 528
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GTA orders huge crawler

September 16 - September 16 - Indonesia's GTA Construction has ordered a second LR 11350 crawler crane to its fleet.
Views: 655
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Bragg to host Lift & Move USA

September 16 - September 16 - Bragg Companies will host over 750 students at the fourth Lift & Move USA event on November 2, 2016 at its headquarters in Long Beach, California.
Views: 283
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'Diverse' cargo mix for St Lawrence Seaway

September 15 - September 15 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway recorded a slight year-on-year uptick in cargo traffic in August, as it continues to see a diversified mix of cargoes moving through its ports.
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More moves for PCN members

September 15 - September 15 - Turk Logistics and Heavy Transport - member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bahrain - has signed an agreement to become Gulf Air's cargo sales agent, and been awarded a logistics services contract by Olayan Kimberly Clark Bahrain.
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Maxim acquires Essex Crane crawlers

September 15 - September 15 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Essex Crane Rental's core fleet of crawler cranes, and added five new branches to its roster.
Views: 646
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TBM moves with Hydra-Slide

September 15 - September 15 - Yu Sin Engineering has used a Hydra-Slide HT300 skidding system to move a tunnel boring machine (TBM) underground for a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 519
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Croatian haulier hails UltralightCombi

September 14 - September 14 - Croatian heavy haulage company Zagrebački Transporti is so impressed with its UltralightCombi trailer from Scheuerle that it has already ordered another unit.
Views: 352
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Work starts on new berth at Mukran

September 13 - September 13 - Work has started on the construction of a new berth at the Port of Mukran on Germany's Rügen Island.
Views: 377
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RollDock Sun wraps up Gorgon work

September 13 - September 13 - DB Schenker has bid farewell to RollDock's semi-submersible vessel RollDock Sun, after more than four years of work on the Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia.
Views: 469
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Straightline brings airship to Alaska

September 13 - September 13 - UK based hybrid airship owner and operator Straightline Aviation has formed a partnership with Alaskan remote site logistics provider PRL Logistics to introduce Lockheed Martin's first heavy lift hybrid airship, LMH-1.
Views: 414
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RSS assists UK bridge lift

September 12 - September 12 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) provided rigging equipment to Ainscough Crane Hire to assist with the emergency removal of a footbridge section from a UK motorway, after the bridge was hit by a lorry and collapsed onto the road.
Views: 359
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Wangfoong delivers to CPCS

September 12 - September 12 - Wangfoong Transportation has completed its logistics services for Cathay Pacific Catering Service's (CPCS) phase II expansion project at Hong Kong International Airport.
Views: 382
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ITI to launch crane simulator

September 9 - September 9 - Industrial Training International (ITI) is developing a virtual reality mobile crane simulator product, which it plans to unveil at Conexpo in March 2017.
Views: 425
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NACR opens Florida hub

September 9 - September 9 - North American Crane & Rigging (NACR) has begun operations at its new southeast division headquarters in Lakeland, Florida.
Views: 361
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New chief at Ainscough

September 9 - September 9 - Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Janet Entwistle to succeed Robin Richardson as ceo, following his decision to step down from the company.
Views: 410
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All eyes on Barnhart

September 9 - September 9 - Construction services company Rentenbach contracted heavy lift specialist Barnhart to lift a huge four-screen television structure, weighing 700 tons (635 tonnes), at the Bristol Motor Speedway track venue in Bristol, Tennessee, USA.
Views: 422
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New heavy lift crane design revealed

September 8 - September 8 - Mammoet and Stoof Engineering and Innovation (Stoof E&I) are joining forces to develop a new type of heavy lift crane.
Views: 306
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Petrasco ships to Caspian

September 8 - September 8 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the transport of subsea blowout preventers from the USA to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 515
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Bragg ups crane capacity

September 7 - September 7 - Long Beach, California headquartered Bragg Crane Service has taken delivery of two Liebherr LR1750/2 crawler cranes, which have been put to work across the USA.
Views: 415
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Papenburg carries German port crane

September 6 - September 6 - Combi Lift has shipped a port crane from Rhenus' terminal at the German Port of Wilhemshaven to Steelwind Nordenham on board its deck carrier Papenburg.
Views: 391
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AirX enters airfreight charter market

September 6 - September 6 - Passenger charter airline AirX has taken its first foray in to the air cargo market having acquired a stake in Via Airlines - a Part 121 operator.
Views: 344
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OHT wins Hywind contract

September 5 - September 5 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been awarded a transportation services contract by Technip for the 30 MW Hywind offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Views: 404
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ALE tests AL.SK350

September 5 - September 5 - ALE has successfully load tested its AL.SK350 crane ahead of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) module integration project in Brazil.
Views: 256
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AAL delivers power to Egypt

September 1 - September 1 - Modules for a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) destined for the Beni Suef power plant in Egypt have been loaded on board AAL's heavy lift ship AAL Dalian in South Korea.
Views: 529
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Rickmers releases half-year report

August 31 - August 31 - The Rickmers Group has issued its 2016 half-year report, which confirms consolidated revenues of EUR249.3 million (USD277.6 million) - a 13.9 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 486
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Johnson Crane in drydock triple lift

August 30 - August 30 - Johnson Crane Hire has helped remove three large components from a dredging vessel at drydock in Cape Town harbour, South Africa.
Views: 346
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Karlsen up at ALE

August 30 - August 30 - ALE has appointed Paul Karlsen as commercial manager for its Scandinavia business.
Views: 448
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Intermarine receives first Ecolift ship

August 30 - August 30 - Intermarine has taken delivery of the 12,500 dwt multipurpose vessel Industrial Skipper, which was constructed at Shandong Huanghai shipyard in Rongcheng, China.
Views: 501
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Topkran ups crawler fleet

August 26 - August 26 - Moscow based crane hire company Topkran has taken delivery of its second 350-tonne capacity LR 1350/1 crawler crane.
Views: 387
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Global fleet growth expected

August 25 - August 25 - The heavy lift and multipurpose (HL/MPV) shipping sector is under extreme pressure. With desperately low commodity prices laying waste to new capital projects, and increasing competition from other shipping modes for cargoes, the HL/MPV sector
Views: 653
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Dolphins stadium gets a lift

August 25 - August 25 - Maxim Crane Works is employing a fleet of Manitowoc crawler cranes as part of the construction of the new Miami Dolphins football stadium in the USA.
Views: 362
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Hansa makes Brazilian FPSO move

August 25 - August 25 - Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped five pipe racks and three oversize modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 tonnes, for a new floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit off the coast of Brazil.
Views: 484
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Malaysian contract win for Mammoet

August 25 - August 25 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift contract for a petrochemical complex expansion project in Johore, Malaysia by a Korean engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor.
Views: 348
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ALE navigates Atyrau streets

August 24 - August 24 - ALE has completed the transport of the heaviest out-of-gauge components for the Atyrau refinery in Kazakhstan.
Views: 455
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Mobile crane lifts turbine part

August 24 - August 24 - Germany based crane rental company Sommer Kranverleih has used a 400-tonne capacity Grove GMK6400 mobile crane to replace a 1-tonne wind turbine generator at an onshore wind farm site near Bremen.
Views: 301
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Huisman wins heavy lift orders

August 24 - August 24 - Huisman has secured new crane contracts with a total value of around EUR300 million (USD338 million) from various contractors, including two 900-tonne capacity heavy lift ship cranes for BigLift Shipping.
Views: 485
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Maiden project for Allseas ship

August 24 - August 24 - Allseas' single lift installation, decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has executed its first heavy lift project, with the removal of the 13,500-tonne Yme mobile offshore production unit in the North Sea.
Views: 340
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Crane arrives at MGT

August 24 - August 24 - Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT) - the new container and general cargo terminal on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) - has received the first of two new mobile harbour cranes from Terex Port Solutions.
Views: 421
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Refurb for Tulsa heavy lift crane



August 23 - August 23 - A total refurbishment and transplant of advanced materials handling technology into the 200-tonne capacity crane at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa will help this inland US port continue to serve its existing users cost-efficiently while introducing
Views: 685
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Terex makes monumental move

August 22 - August 22 - Working alongside two other cranes, Germany's Steil Kranarbeiten has used a Terex AC 200 crane and a AC 350 crane to lift and install the 35 m long, 60-tonne observation deck for the Saarpolygon monument.
Views: 240
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Milwaukee steps up for Emmert

August 22 - August 22 - Emmert International has arranged for the transportation of a 295 tonnes (650,000 lbs) press from Canada on a McKeil Marine deck barge across the Great Lakes through the Port of Milwaukee to a Scot Forge plant in Illinois.
Views: 408
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JAXPORT gets heavy lift of its own

August 22 - August 22 - In the USA, JAXPORT's ongoing investment could be seen as three container cranes arrived at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal aboard the ZPMC semi-submersible ship, Zhen Hua 14, which departed from Shanghai, China in early June. They wi
Views: 626
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ALE stays on the rails in Doha

August 18 - August 18 - ALE has moved 1,470 heavy items to successfully complete the first phase of its work on the new Doha metro project.
Views: 456
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Grove crane in Paradise

August 17 - August 17 - Crane and heavy transport service provider, DCH Crane, has taken delivery of a Grove GMK5250L in a move to enhance the mobility of its fleet.
Views: 317
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Throughput down at Hamburg

August 17 - August 17 - The Port of Hamburg has reported that for the first half of 2016 total seaborne cargo throughput was down 0.9 percent on the previous year at 70.2 million tonnes.
Views: 350
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Hapag-Lloyd carries trains to Peru

August 16 - August 16 - Today's loading of six metro cars onboard Hapag Lloyd's container ship Cerinthus at the port of Salerno, Italy, marks the first in a series of shipments that will see the shipping line carry a total of 42 trains consisting of 252 metro cars fr
Views: 435
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SeaWorks handles Amazonian cargoes

August 15 - August 15 - Earlier this summer, SeaWorks' multipurpose heavy lift ship, SCL Angela sailed from Belem, North Brazil to Moerdijk, The Netherlands with a full cargo of used rolling stock, including dump trucks, hydraulic excavators, water trucks and compact
Views: 360
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TPS makes Liège delivery

August 12 - August 12 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is supplying a Terex Gottwald Model 2 G HMK 2304 mobile harbour crane and a Stackace E 6-8 empty container handler to the Belgian river Port of Liège.
Views: 221
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Sennebogen on the road in Russia

August 12 - August 12 - Russian construction company Mostotrest is using a Sennebogen 3300 crawler crane as part of the erection of a new expressway near Moscow.
Views: 279
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High five for big blade shipment

August 12 - August 12 - Hamburg based shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has worked together with liner agent Nepa Shipping to arrange the transport of 150 individual wind turbine blades from China to the USA on board the newbuild heavy lift vessel Chipolbrok Atla
Views: 454
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St Lawrence Seaway traffic down

August 11 - August 11 - Falling coal and iron ore volumes on the St Lawrence Seaway contributed to an 11 percent reduction in total tonnage in the first quarter, while steel slabs - up 214 percent - were one of the few cargoes to show growth.
Views: 380
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Tight fit for Manitowoc crane

August 11 - August 11 - A Manitowoc MLC300 crane, able to lift at or near the capacity of cranes with much larger footprints, is proving its worth to contractors building a retail and residential development in Chicago.
Views: 168
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Hydra-Slide transforms in Texas

August 10 - August 10 - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging has used an HT500 skidding system from Hydra-Slide to position two transformers in Texas, USA.
Views: 394
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Chipolbrok set for third newbuild

August 10 - August 10 - Chipolbrok's third newbuild heavy lift vessel, Chipolbrok Atlantic, is set to make its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg's C. Steinweg terminal at the end of September.
Views: 366
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Turbine travels through Strasbourg

August 10 - August 10 - A 370-tonne gas turbine, manufactured at GE's factory in Belfort, has been handled by Rhine Europe Terminals (RET) in Strasbourg.
Views: 474
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ALE makes SARB4 progress

August 10 - August 10 - ALE is currently delivering a number of substations, pipe rack and process modules from Mina Zayed port and various fabrication yards to the Satah al-Razboot (SARB4) project site on Zirku Island in the UAE.
Views: 548
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Manitowoc relocates crawler production

August 9 - August 9 - The Manitowoc Company intends to relocate its crawler crane manufacturing operations from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to its existing facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, claiming the move will allow the company to reallocate resources to invest in
Views: 287
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Stripper sails with Combi Lift

August 9 - August 9 - Combi Lift's heavy lift ship Palau has loaded a 540-tonne stripper, measuring 95 m long, in Masan, South Korea for delivery to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 441
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Thumbs up for Konecranes

August 9 - August 9 - Konecranes has received approval from the European Commission (EC) and the US Department of Justice (USDOJ) for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 429
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Turkish delight for ALE

August 8 - August 8 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane has performed its first lifts in Turkey, with the installation of two components at the greenfield SOCAR & Turcas Aegean Refinery site in Aliaga, Izmir province.
Views: 635
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Combi Terminal opens at Jurong

August 8 - August 8 - Singapore's Jurong Port has commenced operations at its Combi Terminal, which has been designed to cater for multipurpose vessels carrying a variety of general cargoes.
Views: 613
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Baldwins has licence revoked

August 8 - August 8 - UK traffic commissioner, Kevin Rooney, has revoked the vehicle licences held by crane rental specialist Baldwins Crane Hire and disqualified four of the company's directors.
Views: 251
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Queen B makes Manatee call

August 8 - August 8 - Port Manatee has welcomed World Direct Shipping's new vessel Queen B on its maiden voyage from Mexico to the USA.
Views: 386
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WCA Projects members on the move

August 5 - August 5 - WCA Projects member, Falcon Logistics Solution, has completed the trial shipment of seven mobile cranes from China to Thailand, with the help of Qingdao Maga International Logistics, reports Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 589
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United Heavy Lift welcomes VirVarenya

August 5 - August 5 - Hamburg headquartered United Heavy Lift has been appointed commercial manager for J.M. Baxi Group's newbuild deck carrier VirVarenya.
Views: 613
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Terex begins transition period

August 5 - August 5 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD109.6 million and net sales of USD1.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016, compared with income of USD75.9 million and net sale of USD1.4 billion in the same period of 2015.
Views: 291
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OOS inks semi-sub contract

August 4 - August 4 - OOS International Group has signed a contract with China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) for the construction of two newbuild semi-submersible crane vessels.
Views: 568
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Software innovation for Straightpoint

August 4 - August 4 - Straightpoint has launched new software, Proof Test plus, which it claims will add speed, accuracy and breadth to data recording and assist with certification.
Views: 220
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Protea extends crane range

August 4 - August 4 - Poland based equipment manufacturer Protea is expanding its product range to include heavy lift cargo ship cranes.
Views: 326
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ALE steps on the gas in Oman

August 4 - August 4 - ALE has performed the first load-out in Oman for the Rabab Harweel Integrated Project, which involves the construction of a gas processing facility in the Middle Eastern nation.
Views: 469
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CLC Projects members kept busy

August 2 - August 2 - Member of CLC Projects representing Malta and Libya, Carmelo Caruana Company, has moved a vast amount of cargo for an LNG power station, writes Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 542
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RRS in yacht mast lift

August 2 - August 2 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has overseen the lifting and transport of three bespoke carbon composite masts for a superyacht at Trafalgar Wharf in Portsmouth, UK.
Views: 421
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Modulift adds Canadian rep

August 1 - August 1 - Modulift has named Ontario based Equipment Corps as its first distributor in Canada.
Views: 338
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EXG steels the show

July 29 - July 29 - Mumbai headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) successfully completed the delivery of more than 12,000 freight tonnes of steel structures for a Chinese client.
Views: 461
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Trepka takes Liebherr milestone

July 29 - July 29 - Liebherr has delivered its 1,000th LTM 1130-5.1 mobile crane to Austrian construction contractor Alfred Trepka.
Views: 350
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Collett powers up to Drax

July 29 - July 29 - Multimodal logistics operator Collett & Sons has successfully transported nine 185-tonne transformers from Dartford, Greater London to the Drax power station in Selby, North Yorkshire, UK.
Views: 435
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Project cargo growth at St Petersburg

July 29 - July 29 - The Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 3.79 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2016 - an 11 percent decrease compared with the same period last year.
Views: 340
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Ports America inks Tampa deal

July 29 - July 29 - Ports America has signed a breakbulk concession of five years and an amended container agreement with Port Tampa Bay.
Views: 258
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Sasol equipment rolls in

July 29 - July 29 - Mammoet has coordinated the unloading of the two largest units - a wash tower and reactor - for Sasol's ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 440
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Sennebogen bridges gap in Algeria

July 28 - July 28 - Algerian bridge construction specialist SAPTA is currently using four Sennebogen cranes in the installation of a bridge near Algiers.
Views: 264
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Arabi Enertech takes 13

July 28 - July 28 - Kuwait based Arabi Enertech has taken delivery of 13 new Grove cranes, the majority of which are being put to use on oil and gas projects in the region.
Views: 317
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Damen looks to decommissioning

July 28 - July 28 - Damen Shipyards Group has launched its new Damen Decommissioning Series of ships, which are designed for removal services in the oil and gas decommissioning sector.
Views: 251
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EMS in turbine river run

July 27 - July 27 - EMS Chartering is currently shipping seven wind turbines from Germany to the UK on board the multipurpose vessels, Nortrader and Fehn Caledonia.
Views: 471
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SRT doubles up

July 27 - July 27 - Houston headquartered SRT Transportation Solutions completed the multimodal shipment of a 49.07 m long by 4.2 m wide splitter tower using a combination of rail transport, river barge and an ocean class deck barge.
Views: 349
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SAL in Lone record smash

July 26 - July 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has transported a 1,100-tonne submerged turret production buoy from Batam, Indonesia to the Firth of Forth in Scotland - a 8,733 nautical mile (16,173 km) journey that took just 20 days to complete.
Views: 448
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Orascom orders crane package

July 26 - July 26 - Egypt's Orascom Construction has ordered 24 new Grove rough-terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 345
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Two up at Chi Deh

July 22 - July 22 - Taiwanese crane contractor Chi Deh has added two new Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile cranes to its fleet.
Views: 440
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Eineder chooses Terex

July 22 - July 22 - Having acquired a Terex Explorer 5800 last year, Germany based Autodienst Eineder has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 100/4L crane.
Views: 277
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Boskalis wins Aberdeen contract

July 22 - July 22 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded the offshore balance of plant contract by Vattenfall for the construction of an offshore wind farm in Aberdeen, dubbed European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Views: 382
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ESTA welcomes engine emissions agreement

July 22 - July 22 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, has welcomed news that the European Parliament has agreed to extend the timetable for the introduction of new Stage V engine emissions regulations.
Views: 339
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CEA adds Volvo duo

July 22 - July 22 - CEA Project Logistics has added two Volvo FH 440 prime movers to its heavy haulage fleet.
Views: 450
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Splitter sets sail to US Gulf

July 21 - July 21 - LPL Projects Logistics in Spain has worked together with US headquartered TransProject to load a 275-tonne splitter in Tarragona for delivery to a refinery in Houston.
Views: 514
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Jumbo loads barge quartet

July 20 - July 20 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Kinetic has loaded four Damen barges - weighing 1,100 tonnes each - at the Port of Rotterdam for delivery to Russia's Port of Sabetta.
Views: 408
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WWL keeps railcars rolling

July 20 - July 20 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been awarded a contract to ship a series of railcars from Spain to Chile for the expansion of the Santiago metro network.
Views: 450
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Liebherr makes Argentinian sale

July 18 - July 18 - Argentinian crane rental company Gruas Londres has taken delivery of a 200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 471
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MeeMaken acquires Kenz Figee

July 18 - July 18 - Offshore crane and equipment manufacturer Kenz Figee has been acquired by investment company MeeMaken.
Views: 403
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Mammoet delivers drinking water

July 15 - July 15 - Mammoet has transported and installed 16 water tanks, which will supply drinking water to the rural township of Bushbuck Ridge in South Africa.
Views: 329
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Terex works in tandem

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens Group has used two Terex AC 700 all-terrain cranes to lift a 145-tonne spreader bar onto a huge offshore module at Fabric's Hoboken facility in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 465
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Roll-Lift adds new agent

July 15 - July 15 - Roll-Lift has appointed Miguel Flórez de la Colina as its representative for clients based in Spain, Portugal and France, and undertaking projects outside of Europe.
Views: 435
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Liebherr sells to John Sutch

July 14 - July 14 - UK based John Sutch Cranes has added a 350-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM1350 crane to its fleet.
Views: 202
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Hotel rises with Manitowoc

July 14 - July 14 - A Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane owned by Central Contractors Service - a division of the ALL Family of Companies - is being used in the construction of a new hotel at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Views: 236
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Jumbo loads crane giants

July 14 - July 14 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairlane has loaded two Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 533
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Benin port ups lifting capacity

July 14 - July 14 - APM Terminals Cotonou (Coman) has added two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes to its terminal at the Port of Cotonou in Benin.
Views: 575
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Bryn Thomas opens fourth depot

July 14 - July 14 - UK based crane hire company Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened its fourth depot in Manchester.
Views: 369
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John Sutch chooses MAN

July 13 - July 13 - UK based crane hire and installation specialist John Sutch Cranes has added a new MAN TGX 26.560 6x4 D38 tractor unit to its fleet.
Views: 309
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Van der Vlist in Volvo move

July 13 - July 13 - Van der Vlist has transported a 70-tonne Volvo excavator to Iceland via the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 394
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Bati's superyacht launch

July 13 - July 13 - Turkey headquartered Bati Group has completed the launch of a 780-tonne yacht built at the Aliayachts shipyard in the south of the country.
Views: 343
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RollDock appoints Bati

July 13 - July 13 - RollDock has named Bati Shipping & Trading as its commercial agent for Turkey.
Views: 456
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Collett brings girder to London

July 12 - July 12 - Collett Transport has delivered an 87-tonne steel plate girder from manufacturer William Hare's facility in the northeast of the UK to the Bishopsgate construction site in London.
Views: 348
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Boskalis ship attacked in Guinea

July 8 - July 8 - Earlier this week, according to the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre, six robbers in a boat armed with machine guns and knives boarded an anchored heavy lift vessel - believed to be the Boskalis ship Teal - at Conakry Ancho
Views: 290
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Manitowoc makes Montreal bridge lift

July 8 - July 8 - Two Manitowoc MLC650 crawler cranes are currently working on a project to replace the Champlain Bridge, which spans the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Canada.
Views: 341
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ALE toasts crane work

July 6 - July 6 - ALE's Middle East branch is currently managing the delivery and installation of a variety of port cranes in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Togo and Guatemala.
Views: 442
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Modul on track with Cuban shipments

July 5 - June 5 - Russia based project logistics specialist Modul is currently engaged in the delivery of railway equipment to Port Mariel in Cuba.
Views: 442
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PCN members keep busy

July 5 - July 5 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the UAE, Syon Logistics, has shipped an oversize boiler and its associated parts to Jebel Ali, for final delivery by road to a factory in Abu Dhabi.
Views: 714
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Modulift raises the roof in Spain

July 5 - July 5 - Spanish crane rental company Gruas Deca has used a mobile crane rigged with Modulift spreader beams to replace roof sections at Estadio Municipal de Balaídos - the stadium of La Liga football club Celta Vigo.
Views: 329
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RAPID receives record column

July 5 - July 5 - According to Petronas, the tallest and heaviest propylene fractionator process column for the steam cracker facility has arrived at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project's Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Peng
Views: 541
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New partnership to develop airship

July 5 - July 5 - Germany headquartered ultracapacitator developer Skeleton Technologies is joining forces with French company Flying Whales to build a 60-tonne capacity airship for the global transport market.
Views: 472
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Terex makes dual delivery

July 5 - July 5 - Scotland's Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane; while Canada based Guay has received a new Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck crane.
Views: 336
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Cosco changes newbuild order

July 5 - July 5 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that it has ordered three 36,000 dwt ice-class multipurpose vessels and four 28,000 dwt heavy lift ships, which will replace its original order for seven heavy lift ships.
Views: 398
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Crystal clear job for Dako

July 4 - July 4 - Dako Worldwide Transport has handled the transportation of an oversize crystalliser from a factory in the Istanbul province of Tuzla, Turkey to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 545
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Alistair completes diamond job

July 4 - July 4 - Alistair Group has successfully transported two mining screens from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Tanzania.
Views: 343
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ALE busy at Spanish ports

July 1 - July 1 - ALE has conducted the weighing and load-out of four modules, weighing in between 40 and 780 tonnes, at the Port of Tarragona, Spain.
Views: 447
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DSAm completes Sea Installer upgrade

July 1 - July 1 - Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) has concluded major modification works, including the extension of the main boom, on A2SEA's offshore wind farm installation vessel Sea Installer.
Views: 282
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Cuxhaven expands capacity

July 1 - July 1 - Construction of a new ro-ro berth has begun at the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
Views: 320
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AAL delivers huge crane consignment

June 30 - June 30 - AAL has completed the transport of the first ten of 20 automated stacking cranes (ASC) in several shipments from Shanghai to Melbourne, for final delivery to Victoria International Container Terminal.
Views: 469
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GALA gets TAP running

June 30 - June 30 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) has begun discharging equipment for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project at the Port of Durres in Albania.
Views: 387
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Enerpac designs nuclear cask transporter

June 30 - June 30 - Holtec International has awarded a contract to Enerpac, which will see the company design, fabricate and commission a 170-tonne capacity vertical cask transporter for use in the nuclear industry.
Views: 308
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Volga-Dnepr rushes to Bulgaria

June 30 - June 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown a 25-tonne cable spool from Maastricht, the Netherlands to Varna in Bulgaria, to replace failed equipment on the drilling vessel, Noble Globetrotter II.
Views: 365
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BBC unloads at Bronka

June 29 - June 29 - A 3,690-tonne consignment of heavy and oversize project cargo has been unloaded from BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Citrine at the Russian deepwater Port of Bronka.
Views: 485
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Jumbo ship makes Broekman call

June 29 - June 29 - Jumbo's heavy lift ship Jumbo Kinetic has made its maiden call at the Broekman Breakbulk terminal in Rotterdam.
Views: 598
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Kran-Mitterhauser gets Grove

June 28 - June 28 - Austrian crane rental company Kran-Mitterhauser has invested in a six-axle, 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L crane with an 80 m main boom.
Views: 330
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Drums roll with Intermarine

June 28 - June 28 - Intermarine has transported four coke drums from Dijon, Spain to New Orleans, USA on its heavy lift ship Ocean Freedom.
Views: 454
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BigLift orders another

June 28 - June 28 - BigLift Shipping has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel - to be named Happy Sun - from Ouhua Shipbuilding in Zhoushan, China.
Views: 554
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Rope and Sling adds London hub

June 27 - June 27 - Below the hook equipment supplier, Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has opened a new facility in Hayes, near Heathrow Airport, in the UK.
Views: 307
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Expanded Panama canal sees first transit

June 27 - June 27 - The voyage by the Cosco Shipping Panama through the Cocoli Locks marked the official opening of the newly-enlarged Panama Canal.
Views: 336
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Franz Bracht in crane hat trick

June 24 - June 24 - Erwitte, Germany-based, Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung has taken delivery of three new Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 mobile cranes.
Views: 392
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Bigger blades drive innovation

June 24 - June 24 - Belgium-based High Wind says that its Boom Lock© system will play a key role in safe lifting and installation of the wind energy sector's longest offshore blades.
Views: 289
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ZOMC sees semi-sub launched

June 23 - June 23 - Zhen Hua 33, a self-propelled semi-submersible transportation and float-over vessel that will be marketed by ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has been launched at ZPMC's Nantong fabrication facility in China.
Views: 458
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UAFL names Simba

June 23 - June 23 - United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) has appointed Simba Africa Maritime (SAM) to be its agents in South Africa from August 1 this year, replacing Seaclad Maritime.
Views: 556
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Terex crane for The Crane

June 22 - June 22 - Thailand-based crane rental company, The Crane, a subsidiary of Chu Kai, is expanding its fleet with the addition of a new Terex® CC 6800 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 365
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Hydra-Slide in big skid delivery

June 21 - June 21 - Mountain Heavy Transport has acquired a HT500 hydraulically powered heavy track skidding unit and a smaller XLP150 unit from Canadian manufacturer Hydra-Slide.
Views: 362
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Cumings up at Vanguard

June 20 - June 20 - Roland Cumings has been named managing director of South African heavy lifting and transport specialist Vanguard, with effect from June 1.
Views: 362
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Mixed picture for Manitowoc

June 20 - June 20 - Manitowoc recorded sales of USD427.4 million in the first quarter of 2016 - a 5 percent increase compared with the same period in 2015.
Views: 240
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Hansa delivers crane quartet

June 20 - June 20 - On behalf of deugro (Finland), Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) from Ukraine to Egypt on board HHL Kobe.
Views: 450
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InterMax delivers to Jeddah

June 17 - June 17 - Shanghai, China based InterMax has arranged the transport of tanks and other equipment, with a total volume of 730 cu m, from China to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 468
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Modulift names I&I Sling

June 17 - June 17 - Modulift has appointed I&I Sling as its latest North American distributor, offering coverage of eastern regions of the USA from facilities in Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.
Views: 349
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Crane crosses Broekman terminal

June 16 - June 16 - A large container crane is currently being loaded out from the Broekman Logistics Breakbulk Terminal in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
Views: 641
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AAL to sponsor PPG meeting

June 16 - June 16 - AAL will join BBC Chartering Australia and Port Corpus Christi as sponsors of the Project Professionals Group's (PPG) tenth anniversary conference in Melbourne, Australia from September 6-8.
Views: 466