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Equipment News from November 2016

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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.
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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
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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.
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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).
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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).
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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