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Equipment News from April 2016

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PCN members keep on moving

April 29 - April 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in India, Procam Logistics, has coordinated the shipment of 24 wind turbine blades from Quinhuangdao, China to the Ratlam District of Madhya Pradesh via the Indian Port of Kandla.
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Wisla river delivery for Best

April 28 - April 28 - Szczecin based Best Logistics has assisted in the delivery of a 475-tonne gas turbine and 450-tonne generator for a new power station at the Orlen refinery in Plock, Poland.
Views: 875
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Bigge buys at bauma

April 28 - April 28 - Bigge Crane and Rigging purchased 12 Terex RT90 rough terrain cranes at the bauma 2016 exhibition, which took place earlier this month.
Views: 247
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Dongbang in Iranian first

April 28 - April 28 - Dongbang Transport Logistics has carried eight fabricated deck modules on one of its heavy load carriers, Dongbang Giant No. 2, from Ulsan, South Korea, to Khorramshahr in Iran.
Views: 1123
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Kassbohrer exec joins ESTA management

April 27 - April 27 - Kassbohrer's board member for business development, İffet Türken, has been elected as the vice president of ESTA's transport section.
Views: 520
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Vanguard ready for power in Africa

April 27 - April 27 - Constrained power supply holds back economic growth in Africa, but capacity is steadily being built to feed this electricity-hungry region.
Views: 948
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Yantai Raffles founder builds two

April 26 - April 26 - Singapore-based Calm Oceans has begun developing two heavy lift semi-submersible vessels that will be suitable for the construction and decommissioning of offshore platforms, says the company's owner, Brian Chang.
Views: 718
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Dundee development gets under way

April 26 - April 26 - Site survey works are under way at the Port of Dundee for the proposed new GBP10 million (USD14.6 million) quayside development.
Views: 712
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Samson unveils agile slings

April 26 - April 26 - Samson is to launch its new generation of heavy lift slings - the Agile Lifting System - at the Offshore Technology Conference in May.
Views: 382
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Modulift in dockside lift design

April 26 - April 26 - Modulift has supplied a customised below-the-hook solution to marine engineering specialist MAATS Tech for help in lifting an 85-tonne load from the dockside onto a vessel at Hyundai Heavy Industries' shipyard on Mipo Bay in Ulsan, South Korea.
Views: 572
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German companies add to fleets

April 25 - April 25 - In Germany, Zimmermann Autokrane, Riga Mainz, Scholpp and Regel have all recently invested in new cranes for their respective fleets.
Views: 1034
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Arkas makes Hamburg debut

April 21 - April 21 - Turkish shipping line Arkas has made its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg with its vessel Wanda A, which is deployed on Hapag-Lloyd's West Africa Express Service (WAX).
Views: 816
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Scheuerle impresses at bauma

April 21 - April 21 - Scheuerle unveiled its new SPMT widening adaptor, strongest power pack unit (PPU) and innovative EuroAxle independent wheel suspension technology at bauma last week.
Views: 712
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FLS-KAA takes out of Iraq

April 21 - April 21 - FLS-KAA has coordinated the shipment of 1,700 cu m of project cargo from Iraq to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 921
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Study shows US cross-border problems

April 21 - April 21 - In the USA, as part of a study on multi-state, multimodal oversize/overweight (OS/OW) transportation for the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the management consulting firm CPCS indexed 72 unique OS/OW regulations, operational restrictions,
Views: 749
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Gulliver travels with Scaldis

April 21 - April 21 - Gulliver will be the name of the Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors DP2 heavy lift vessel that is currently under construction in China, as it eyes deployment in European waters after its scheduled delivery in the spring of next year.
Views: 889
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Kobelco giants join MIC

April 20 - April 20 - Kobelco Construction Machinery celebrated the handover of three 1,250-tonne capacity SL16000J-H crawler cranes to its longstanding customer, Japan's MIC Corporation, at the bauma exhibition in Munich last week.
Views: 994
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Straightpoint expands ATEX Range

April 20 - April 20 - Straightpoint, which provides load cells that ensure loads are safe to lift, offload, pull or push, has announced that its expanded range of ATEX products conform to the new 2014/34/EU directive that becomes effective today, updating 94/9/EC.
Views: 417
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ALE jib fabrication begins

April 19 - April 19 - ALE has started fabrication works for the new heavy-duty jib that will fit onto both the AL.SK190 and AL.SK350 cranes.
Views: 316
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Jaxport steels ahead

April 19 - April 19 - Stevedoring company Portus has handled the discharge of 42 oversize steel pieces that will form a northeast Florida manufacturing facility at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal's heavy lift berth.
Views: 746
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Hitachi debuts new crawler

April 18 - April 18 - Hitachi Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Crane (HSC) debuted its 350-tonne capacity SCX3500-3 crawler crane at the bauma show in Munich.
Views: 581
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Take two for Chipolbrok

April 18 - April 18 - Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping (Chipolbrok) has taken delivery of the second sister ship in a series of four newbuild heavy lift general cargo vessels from Shanghai Shipyard.
Views: 820
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ESTA awards celebrate innovation

April 18 - April 18 - Around 500 industry professionals attended the ESTA Awards of Excellence 2016, which was held on April 14 alongside the bauma exhibition at Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich, Germany.
Views: 523
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McDermott christens DLV 2000

April 14 - April 14 - McDermott International has christened its new derrick lay vessel at a ceremony held at the Keppel Singmarine Shipyard in Singapore.
Views: 851
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PCN round up

April 14 - April 14 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from across the globe have been busy executing a wide range of project cargo shipments recently.
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Johnson Arabia adds Terex crane

April 13 - April 13 - Mobile crane hire and lift engineering company, Johnson Arabia LLC has added a Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane to its fleet of approximately 250 mobile cranes.
Views: 375
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Alistair opens in DRC

April 13 - April 13 - East African project logistics specialist Alistair Group has enhanced its coverage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with the establishment of a new office in Goma.
Views: 683
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Delta trucks to Albania

April 12 - April 12 - Delta Maritime delivered two separator units from the Port of Piraeus, Greece to the client's site in Fier, Albania.
Views: 569
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Dual launch for Manitowoc

April 12 - April 12 - Manitowoc has launched two new Grove all-terrain cranes - the five-axle GMK5150 and GMK5150L - at the bauma exhibition in Munich.
Views: 481
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Terex brings back Demag

April 12 - April 12 - Terex has relaunched its Demag cranes brand at the bauma exhibition in Munich.
Views: 544
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PCN members ramp it up

April 8 - April 8 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Turkey, Element International Forwarding & Logistics, has coordinated the transport of a cryogenic LNG storage tank from Bursa in Turkey to Tehran, Iran.
Views: 1187
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Mammoet inks large Kobelco order

April 8 - April 8 - Mammoet has ordered 17 cranes from Kobelco, which will be officially handed over to the company at the bauma exhibition in Munich next week.
Views: 479
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West of Scotland ups capacity

April 8 - April 8 - West of Scotland Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a Manoovr trailer and a four-axle wind blade trailer from Nooteboom, alongside two new Mercedes-Benz Arocs tractor units.
Views: 597
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Johnson doubles up at Kolomela

April 8 - April 8 - Johnson Crane Hire was contracted to undertake heavy lifts for two separate customers at the Kolomela mine in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Views: 469
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BigLift delivers Yadana part

April 7 - April 7 - BigLift Shipping has transported a wellhead production module from Ulsan, Korea to the Yadana gas field offshore Myanmar for SapuraAcergy.
Views: 758
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Mammoet adds Grove lift

April 7 - April 7 - The Netherlands headquartered industrial lifting and logistics provider Mammoet has purchased four Grove RT550E rough terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 721
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OMA appoints two

April 6 - April 6 - Neale Proctor has joined OMA (West Africa) Group as a consultant, while OMA Togo has appointed Desmond Vorster as general manager.
Views: 1003
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Tchang in at SAL

April 6 - April 6 - Mischa Tchang has been named managing director of SAL Singapore.
Views: 644
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Carisbrooke in Zeaborn tie-up

April 5 - April 5 - With effect from April 1, Carisbrooke Shipping's fleet of 17 multipurpose vessels - the 12,900 dwt and Vectis type ships - will be commercially managed by Zeaborn Chartering in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 1006
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Mammoet assists Zambian transformation

April 5 - April 5 - Mammoet has transported and installed six new transformers in a 1.2 km deep cave for the Kafue Gorge Upper hydroelectric power plant project in Zambia.
Views: 686
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Symphony orchestrates in Hamburg

April 5 - April 5 - Symphony Shipping has established a new chartering subsidiary in Hamburg, Germany, which will be headed up by owner's representative and chartering director, André Milschus.
Views: 812
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First for ALE in UK

April 4 - April 4 - ALE has used its Mega Jack 800 for the first time in the UK to jack a 945-tonne jacket up 14 m in Lowestoft, Suffolk.
Views: 383
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Duffy adds Terex model

April 1 - April 1 - Denver, Colorado based Duffy Crane & Hauling has added a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 450

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