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Broekman delivers for MAN

December 27 - December 27 - Broekman Project Logistics has coordinated the delivery of eight MAN engines, weighing 325-tonnes each, from St. Nazaire, France to Rotterdam.
Views: 674
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Last-minute moves for JSL Global

December 27 - December 27 - Qatar-based JSL Global has coordinated the delivery of four disassembled gantry cranes from Hamad Port to Essen, Germany.
Views: 851
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Altius handles ship unloaders

December 22 - December 22 - Altius has transported two fully erected ship unloaders from the port of Hamriyah in the UAE, to the port of Aqaba, Jordan.
Views: 668
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Mammoet lights up Seattle

December 21 - December 21 - Mammoet has lifted and installed three transformers for Seattle City Light's Denny electrical substation under construction in the USA.
Views: 452
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ALE lifts on the horizon

December 21 - December 21 - ALE has lifted the second section of a telescopic tower, weighing 260 tonnes, for a self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Gran Canaria.
Views: 434
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Demag put to work in Germany

December 20 - December 20 - Germany's Mayer Autokran-Vermietung has taken delivery of a Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 458
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Treasure arrives at Yokosuka

December 15 - December 15 - The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain has arrived at the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard in Japan onboard the Dockwise heavy lift vessel Treasure.
Views: 489
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Wasel doubles up with Liebherr

December 12 - December 12 - Germany-based Wasel Schwerlastlogistik has taken delivery of two rough-terrain cranes from the Liebherr LRT series.
Views: 573
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Logistec inks TRPA deal

December 8 - December 8 - Logistec Stevedoring has entered into an agreement with the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) in Québec, Canada, for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal.
Views: 787
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Jumbo orders innovative heavy lift vessel

December 8 - December 8 - Dutch shipping giant Jumbo has signed a letter of intent with China Merchants Industry Holdings to purchase a DP2 heavy lift crane vessel (HLCV).
Views: 685
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ALE leading the weigh

December 5 - December 5 - ALE has completed the jacking and weighing of a 2,570-tonne satellite platform topside for the Korchagin oil field development project in Astrakhan, Russia.
Views: 746
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Tug trio sails with Hansa

December 4 - December 4 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported three tugs from Singapore to Russia onboard its heavy lift vessel HHL New York.
Views: 822
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Eschbach secures a Demag


December 1 - December 1 - Bad-Schönborn, Germany-based crane service provider, Eschbach, has acquired a Demag AC 300-6 all terrain crane.
Views: 420
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Steder Group knuckles down

December 1 - December 1 - Steder Group has arranged the loading and transport of a knuckle boom crane from the shipper's premises in Drachten to the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 636
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Corbett named at Sims Crane

December 1 - December 1 - Crane and equipment provider, Sims Crane, has appointed Craig Corbett as a sales representative in Orlando, USA.
Views: 565
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Sun shines with CSL Asia

November 30 - November 30 - CSL Asia Shipping has loaded three 915-tonne river push tugs, each measuring 47.7 m in length and 14.36 m in width, onboard Pan Ocean's semi-submersible vessel Sun Shine at Shanghai Baoshan North Anchorage.
Views: 760
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Enerpac SPMT weathers the HI-STORM

November 30 - November 30 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has supplied Holtec International, a diversified energy technology company, with a self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT).
Views: 352
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Locomotive arrives in Goes

November 29 - November 29 - Goud Transport has transported a Whitcomb diesel locomotive, originally built in 1944 for the US Army, from Antwerp to the Stoomtrein Goes-Borsele (SGB) museum, the Netherlands.
Views: 639
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Megatrans adds with ADDrive

November 29 - November 29 - Megatrans and Service, a wholly owned subsidiary of Thailand's T.S.K. Crane Service, has acquired a Goldhofer THP module with ADDrive.
Views: 582
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New cranes at Port of Savannah

November 28 - November 28 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced four new neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Savannah.
Views: 678
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E.R. Group targets institutional investors

November 28 - November 28 - E.R. Schiffahrt, the Germany-based group, which is known for its ship managment and financing activities, has revealed plans to develop a business offering investment opportunities for institutional investors.
Views: 692
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USS Fitzgerald returns... to Yokosuka

November 28 - November 28 - The USS Fitzgerald has returned to the US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan after suffering damages to its hull during the loading onboard Dockwise's heavy lift vessel Transshelf.
Views: 507
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TIV adds with Konecranes

November 28 - November 28 - Terminale Intermodale Venezia (TIV), a joint venture of Mariner and Marinvest, has acquired a second Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour crane for its terminal in Marghera, the Port of Venice.
Views: 370
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Locar moves in Brazil

November 28 - November 28 - Locar Brazil, on behalf of Bertling Logistics Brazil, has transported a 361-ton (327.5-tonne) generator from the Port of Pelotas to the UTE Pampa Sul power plant in Candiota.
Views: 676
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OOS and Fanzhou sign MoU

November 28 - November 28 - OOS International and Jiangsu Fanzhou Shipping have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a strategic alliance and expand the coverage of their vessels globally.
Views: 718
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EFG wins waste contract

November 28 - November 28 - EFG Scandinavia, part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has been awarded a contract for crane services for the construction of a waste-to-energy heat and power plant in Boden, Sweden.
Views: 378
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FMT inks Albany deal

November 28 - November 28 - The Albany Port District Commission, USA has signed a 10-year agreement with Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) to provide longshore and other cargo handling services at the port.
Views: 692
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A Triumph for Turkish shipyard

November 24 - November 24 - Besiktas Shipyard in Turkey reports it has completed repairs and maintenance on the Dockwise-owned semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Triumph.
Views: 632
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USS Fitzgerald is on the (Trans)shelf

November 24 - November 24 - The damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) has left the US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan on its journey to the US Gulf Coast for repairs.
Views: 366
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EXG handles crane quartet

November 24 - November 24 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGC) from Nhava Sheva to Mundra, India.
Views: 563
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Davies Crane adds Grove duo

November 24 - November 24 - UK crane rental company Davies Crane Hire has added two long boom Grove all terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 482
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Blyth sets its sights on decommissioning

November 23 - November 23 - The UK's Port of Blyth is set to move into the offshore decommissioning market following a successful application for a decommissioning licence from the UK Environment Agency.
Views: 440
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Advantis relocates power plant

November 23 - November 23 - Advantis Projects, the Sri Lanka-based project logistics arm of Hayleys Advantis Group, has relocated the 24 MW Lakdhanavai power plant from Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka to Nyala, Sudan.
Views: 761
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ALE completes lifts in London

November 22 - November 22 - ALE has completed the heavy lifting operations for the Earls Court redevelopment project in London, UK.
Views: 599
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HEBO to add sheerleg

November 22 - November 22 - The Netherlands-headquartered HEBO Maritiemservice will add a floating sheerleg crane to its fleet in January 2018.
Views: 386
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Digging & Rigging goes for Faymonville

November 21 - November 21 - Maryland, USA-headquartered Digging & Rigging has acquired 13 axle lines of G-SL ModulMAX and PowerMAX trailers, manufactured by Faymonville.
Views: 437
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Fesco bores into Moscow

November 21 - November 21 - Fesco Transportation has completed the delivery of five tunnel boring machine shields from Shanghai to Moscow.
Views: 819
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Tadano makes Bigge deal

November 17 - November 17 - Crane manufacturer Tadano has appointed Bigge Crane & Rigging as its dealer in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado.
Views: 586
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Cat sails to Canada

November 17 - November 17 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS), part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has loaded a 210-ton (190.5-tonne) catamaran onboard Harren & Partner's multipurpose vessel Palabora, at the Port of Emden, Germany.
Views: 681
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Rollit steams ahead

November 16 - November 16 - Rollit Cargo has transported a 135-tonne steam boiler from Valencia, Spain to Strasbourg, France.
Views: 482
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Weighty crane investment for QF

November 15 - November 15 - Project forwarding specialist Quality Freight (QF) UK has invested GBP700,000 (USD920,000) in a Terex Fuchs MHL390 material handling crane.
Views: 580
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WWL rolls into Melbourne

November 15 - November 16 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) Australia has transported one of the world's largest capacity tower cranes, the Marr M2480D, from Perth to Melbourne for the Chevron-operated Gorgon project on Barrow Island.
Views: 571
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SC&RA heads to St. Louis

November 15 - November 15 - Registration for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's (SC&RA) 2018 Specialized Transportation Symposium is now open.
Views: 459
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Allseas set for biggest-ever ship

November 14 - November 14 - Dutch specialist heavy lift shipping group, Allseas has confirmed that it is going ahead with the development of a vessel even larger than Pioneering Spirit.
Views: 518
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JJP evolves with Actros

November 14 - November 14 - JJP Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a second-hand Actros Evolution 2545 tractor unit from Mercedes Benz, providing the pulling power for the transport of historic locomotives and buses in the UK.
Views: 511
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deugro bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - deugro Canada has handled the transportation of the main bridge section from a fabrication yard in China to Victoria, Canada for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project.
Views: 864
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Steil adds with Liebherr

November 13 - November 13 - Trier, Germany-based Steil Kranarbeiten has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane, which features an 84 m telescopic boom and a 500-tonne lifting capacity.
Views: 585
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Demag delivers to Detlef Urban

November 10 - November 10 - Wittenförden, Germany-based Detlef Urban has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L mobile crane.
Views: 398
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Rawcliffe adds capacity

November 9 - November 9 - UK-based JB Rawcliffe & Sons has replaced its Hitachi KH300/1 crawler crane with the IHI CCH 1200, at its facility in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.
Views: 304
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Winning order for Konecranes

November 9 - November 9 - Winning Logistics, part of the Singapore-based Winning International Group, has purchased two Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes.
Views: 594
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Delta turns on the TAP

November 8 - November 8 - Delta Maritime has handled the transport and installation of Siemens turbo compressors and gas turbines in northern Greece at the Evros Kipoi Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) compressing station.
Views: 555
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Weserport opens Bremen berth

November 7 - November 7 - After three and a half years of construction, the port logistics company Weserport and the port company bremenports have inaugurated the new quay at Terminal 2 of Bremen's Hüttenhafen.
Views: 464
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Mammoet swivels to success

November 7 - November 7 - Mammoet has transported nine process modules from the Port of Anacortes to Andeavor's refinery in Washington, USA for the latter's clean product upgrade project.
Views: 718
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Auckland unveils 30-year plan

November 6 - November 6 - The Ports of Auckland in New Zealand has released its draft 30-year master plan which outlines port development projects intended to increase capacity and berth space until Auckland Council, the port owner, finds a new port location.
Views: 482
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Sarens cements its reputation with Liebherr

November 6 - November 6 - Sarens has utilised its Liebherr LR 1350/1 crawler crane to hoist five rotary kiln components at HeidelbergCement's facilities in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Views: 490
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Gulliver travels with MirTac

November 3 - November 3 - Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors have agreed to implement the MirTac's StarIPS Fleet Management solution on board the former's newly built heavy lift vessel Gulliver.
Views: 679
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Massive delivery for Port Kembla

November 3 - November 3 - Australia's Port Kembla has seen the delivery of some huge machinery in one of the port's biggest ever deliveries.
Views: 616
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Mammoet lifts in Louisiana

November 2 - November 2 - Earlier this year, Mammoet utilised its PTC 200 DS, the largest crane in its fleet, to lift a 350 ft (106.7 m) long, 1,600 tonne wash tower for the Lotte Chemical's Ethylene Glycol project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 514
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West of Scotland in administration

November 1 - November 1 - The UK's West of Scotland Heavy Haulage and its associated trading company, West of Scotland Storage, have been placed in administration with Tom MacLennan and Iain Fraser, partners with FRP Advisory.
Views: 659
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Barnhart expands in Kentucky

November 1 - November 1 - USA-based Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened a second location in Kentucky.
Views: 680
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SAL Engineering launched

November 1 - November 1 - Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner (H+P) has established SAL Engineering, a sister company to SAL Heavy Lift, which will provide specialised engineering services across its fleet, as well as to external customers.
Views: 779
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Manitowoc appoints Asia-Pacific dealers

October 31 - October 31 - Manitowoc has appointed Hong Kong-based Rainbow Ace and Vietnam-based Tuyet Nga (TNC) as its Grove dealers in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 620
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Jumbo deals direct in Canada

October 30 - October 30 - Jumbo Maritime has ended its exclusive agency agreement with Project Transport & Trading (PTT) in Canada.
Views: 762
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Course covers project cargo principles

October 30 - October 30 - The start of Lloyd's Maritime Academy (LMA) distance learning course for the heavy lift and project forwarding sector is one month away.
Views: 652
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Felbermayr moves mountains

October 27 - October 27 - Earlier this year, Austrian crane and heavy haulage contractor Felbermayr utilised three Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile cranes for the erection of 13 Enercon wind turbines in Styria, Austria.
Views: 591
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Yang Kee expands with Fliway

October 26 - October 26 - Singapore-based Yang Kee Logistics has entered into a scheme implementation agreement (SIA) to acquire 100 percent of the shares New Zealand-based Fliway Group for SGD52.1 million (USD38.2 million).
Views: 979
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Mammoet lift passes the acid test

October 25 - October 25 - Transport and heavy lift specialist Mammoet has completed the complex installation of a cold heat exchange column for a phosphates company in South Africa.
Views: 631
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Ley-Krane lifts with Liebherr

October 24 - October 24 - Gummersbach, Germany-based crane contractor Ley-Krane has taken delivery of the first 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 542
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Iberian Offshore supports Industrial Dolphin

October 23 - October 23 - Iberian Offshore and Metalmecanicas Herjimar have fabricated and installed a temporary support system on Intermarine's heavy lift vessel Industrial Dolphin, for the transport of two jackets and six piles, destined for the Siemens offshore win
Views: 464
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Alanoca adds a Grove

October 23 - October 23 - El Alto, Bolivia-based transport and logistics company Alanoca has taken delivery of a 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L all terrain crane.
Views: 704
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Camp fires up at Sims

October 23 - October 23 - Florida, USA-based Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Ryan Camp as vice president - corporate services, responsible for the company's sourcing, procurement and supplier relations as well as fleet asset management and business development.
Views: 677
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Sapura Energy goes solo

October 23 - October 23 - Oil and gas services firm Sapura Energy has ended its Asia-Pacific-focused joint venture with London, UK-based engineering company Subsea 7.
Views: 462
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JTC adds 700-tonne Demag

October 20 - October 20 - Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has expanded its fleet with a new nine-axle, 700-tonne lift capacity, Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane.
Views: 613
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ALE adds crane trio in the Caspian

October 20 - October 20 - UK-headquartered ALE has expanded its crane fleet in the Caspian region with the addition of three new units.
Views: 512
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Mammoet's on solid ground

October 19 - October 19 - Mammoet has launched a new product, Enviro-Mat, which promises to increase the load-bearing capacity of soil, where heavy lifting is required.
Views: 420
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TRT delivers custom eight-line

October 19 - October 19 - Tidd Ross Todd (TRT), the New Zealand-based heavy equipment specialist, has designed and manufactured a widening eight-line platform trailer for Queensland, Australia-based Mactrans Heavy Haulage.
Views: 474
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LMC charters Thorco Reef

October 18 - October 18 - Lignes Maritimes Congolaises (LMC) has chartered the multipurpose ship, Thorco Reef, which will serve on the line's African services.
Views: 953
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 797
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Compressor flies with Antonov

October 17 - October 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan using its fleet of AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 728
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Sarens shows off its biggest crane

October 17 - October 17 - Friday the 13th might be unlucky for some, but not for Belgium-based heavy lift and specialised transportation company, Sarens, which selected that date to reveal its largest crane to date, the SGC 140.
Views: 827
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BigRoll rolls on

October 16 - October 16 - BigRoll Shipping, the joint venture between RollDock Shipping and BigLift Shipping, will continue to operate as part of the Roll Group following BigLift Shipping's announcement that it will end its cooperation effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 537
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Grúas gets a Liebherr lift

October 13 - October 13 - Crane and transport contractor Transportes y Grúas Aguado's recently acquired Liebherr LR 11000 has been utilised to lift 36 concrete blocks weighing up to 180 tonnes at the Port of Punta Langosteira in Coruña, Spain.
Views: 404
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Cosco adds to semi-sub fleet

October 12 - October 12 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has acquired the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6 for RMB200 million (USD30.4 million) via an auction arranged by Ningbo Maritime Court.
Views: 527
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Entrec gets fresh funding

October 12 - Entrec Corporation, the Alberta, Canada-based heavy haul transportation and crane solutions provider has obtained a five-year extension to its senior secured asset-based credit facility (the ABL Facility) with a syndicate of lenders led by We
Views: 491
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Treasure loads USS John S McCain

October 12 - October 12 - The US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain has been loaded onto the Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible ship, Treasure for transport to the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard for repairs following its collision
Views: 638
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ALE widens Chinese footprint

October 11 - October 11 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering company ALE has opened a new office in Shanghai, China.
Views: 536
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Stevens tows the line with Island Merchant

October 11 - October 11 - Stevens Towing has transported a 104-ton (94.3-tonne) Siemens rotor from Charleston, South Carolina to Port Everglades, Florida, USA using a barge and its tugboat, Island Merchant.
Views: 529
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Crane Worldwide hooks Mailhiot

October 11 - October 11 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jeff Mailhiot as vice president, ocean products.
Views: 699
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Royal IHC takes ROG stake

October 10 - October 10 - Royal IHC has taken a 50 percent share in Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG).
Views: 545
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Seko reins-in Unrein

October 10 - October 10 - Seko Logistics has appointed Terry Unrein as chief commercial officer, Americas, responsible for sales and revenue growth, and air and ocean production strategy in the region.
Views: 730
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BigLift exits BigRoll Shipping

October 9 - October 9 - Four years after the partnership started, BigLift Shipping has announced that it will end its cooperation with Rolldock Shipping in the joint venture BigRoll Shipping, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 674
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Webinar examines best practice in permitting

October 9 - October 9 - Anyone keen to find out more about the US Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA)-sponsored Oversize and Overweight (OS/OW) Permitting Best Practices Research Project should consider participating in a free Specialized Carriers & Rigging Assoc
Views: 327
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Guindastes adds a Liebherr

October 6 - October 6 - Brazilian crane rental company I.V. Guindastes has purchased a used LR 1600/2-W crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 604
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Mammoet ups Australian footprint

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has expanded its presence in Australia with the opening of a yard in Naval Base, an industrial suburb of Perth and an office in Brisbane.
Views: 489
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Rollit rolls in Antwerp

October 6 - October 6 - Rollit Cargo has handled the movement of a 325-tonne shiploader, used in the mining industry, from a storage area to the quayside in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 777
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Van Beest adds Heuer Hebetechnik

October 6 - October 6 - The Van Beest Group - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired Iserlohn, Germany-based Heuer Hebetechnik.
Views: 706
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Transformer arrives at Trafford

October 5 - October 5 - Esprit's recently re-opened Trafford Docks in Manchester, UK has handled a 130-tonne transformer en-route from South Korea to Stalybridge.
Views: 619
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Mammoet on track in South Korea

October 5 - October 5 - Mammoet has utilised its PTC 200 DS ring crane to lift three columns at S-Oil's refinery in South Korea on behalf of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor DDJV, a joint venture formed by Daelim Industry and Daewoo Engineer
Views: 436
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Schramm returns to Terex

October 5 - October 5 - Terex Cranes has appointed Thomas Schramm as vice president sales and product support, Europe and the Middle East.
Views: 792
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SAL sees sun rise and shine

October 5 - October 5 - Pan Ocean has appointed SAL Heavy Lift as its commercial agent for the semi-submersible deck carriers Sun Shine and Sun Rise.
Views: 856
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ALS bulldozes into Scotland

October 5 - October 5 - Abnormal Load Services' (ALS) construction and plant team coordinated the transportation of a large Komatsu D475A dozer base unit, along with loose parts, in the UK last week.
Views: 678
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 1083
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AAL appoints CPC in Japan

October 4 - October 4 - AAL Japan has appointed CPC Consolidated Pool Carriers Asia, part of the COLI Group, as its commercial agent in the country.
Views: 739
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Yu Sin turns to boring success

October 4 - October 4 - Yu Sin Engineering Work has utilised a Hydra-Slide HT300 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and TT900-10 engineered turntable to rotate a tunnel boring machine (TBM) at a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 441
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ESTA nominates Klijn successors

October 4 - October 4 - ESTA has nominated Stijn Sarens and Alexandre-Jacques Vernazza as Ton Klijn's successors, following his appointment as ESTA director earlier this year.
Views: 709
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Townsville ramps up for ro-ro move

October 4 - October 4 - The Port of Townsville in Queensland, Australia has constructed a purpose-built ro-ro ramp at the end section of Berth 10 for the transfer of project cargo for Adani's Abbot Point project.
Views: 545
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Tutt Bryant gets tunnel vision

October 3 - October 3 - Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift has utilised its Manitowoc MLC650 to assemble one of two tunnel boring machines (TBM) for the construction of a new rail link in Perth, Australia.
Views: 608
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Lilama signs with Mammoet

October 2 - October 2 - Mammoet has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for heavy lift and transport services with Vietnamese construction company Lilama.
Views: 654
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SAL launches marine projects

October 2 - October 2 - SAL Heavy Lift has officially launched its marine projects department, based at the company's headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 598
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Bilbao ups ro-ro capacity

September 27 - September 27 - The Port of Bilbao in the Basque Country of northern Spain has started construction of an additional ro-ro ramp.
Views: 722
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CES reachstackers in service with CS Wind

September 26 - September 26 - Scottish wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind has taken delivery of two brand new heavy-duty reachstackers manufactured by Germany-headquartered Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES).
Views: 802
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PCN members on the move

September 26 - September 26 - Fortune International Transport and Gebrüder Weiss, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have coordinated the transport of a 60-tonne rotor from Italy to St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Shippers told to get packing (correctly)

September 26 - A coalition of cargo industry organisations representing the full breadth of the global supply chain is maintaining its campaign for safer practices in packing freight containers and other cargo transport units (CTUs).
Views: 550
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SAL reflags vessels

September 25 - September 25 = Following Germany-based Harren and Partner's acquisition of SAL Heavy Lift, which was previously owned by Japan's “K” Line, the heavy lift carrier will reflag six of its vessels to the German flag.
Views: 837
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Liebherr trio for Rothmund

September 25 - September 25 - Germany-based Rothmund Kran und Montage has expanded its crane fleet with the acquisition of three Liebherr mobile cranes.
Views: 562
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Mammoet manoeuvres at Hay Point

September 25 - September 25 - Mammoet has transported the first shipment of two Scandvik stacker reclaimers on behalf of Conceptum Logistics, in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 740
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ITI and Bechtel boost VR

September 22 - September 22 - Bechtel and Industrial Training International (ITI) will collaborate to expand the scope of virtual reality (VR) crane simulators on the market.
Views: 414
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Silos arrive in Manchester

September 22 - September 22 - Manchester, UK-based Speedrite has unloaded four silos, measuring 17 m x 5 m x 6 m and weighing 30 tonnes each, at Esprit's Trafford Park Docks.
Views: 533
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Van Beest forges Irizar agreement

September 22 - September 22 - Van Beest - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired the majority of the shares of Irizar Forge, based in Spain.
Views: 706
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Mammoet completes Canadian mine

September 21 - September 21 - Mammoet has completed all the major heavy lift operations for the main construction programme of K+S Potash Canada's Bethune Potash mine in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Views: 421
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Volga-Dnepr completes space mission

September 21 - September 21 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported the European Space Agency's (ESA) Sentinel-5P satellite on board one of its AN-124 aircraft, on behalf of Airbus Defence and Space.
Views: 537
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First for Goldhofer in Bangladesh

September 21 - September 21 - Bangladesh-based heavy haulage company Shamolima has purchased a Goldhofer THP/SL 12 modular trailer with the patented ADDrive system.
Views: 623
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Liebherr launches in Lodi

September 20 - September 20 - Liebherr USA has opened a sales and service centre in Lodi, California, as part of its continued expansion in the country.
Views: 377
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WWL ALS rebrands

September 19 - September 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) has rebranded as Abnormal Load Services (ALS).
Views: 447
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LGH acquires JDN's UK hire division

September 19 - September 19 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the Aberdeen, Scotland-based division of JD Neuhaus (JDN), a manufacturer of hoists and crane systems for extreme environments.
Views: 567
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EXG delivers in Dahej

September 19 - September 19 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported an 81.8-ton (74.2-tonne) absorber from Panvel to Dahej, India.
Views: 598
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Antonov assists with Irma relief

September 18 - September 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported 32 generators from Châteauroux, France to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, onboard one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 696
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SAL comes ashore

September 15 - September 15 - Citing the challenging offshore market conditions and reductions in projects worldwide, SAL Heavy Lift has announced the closure of its offshore business unit, SAL Offshore.
Views: 716
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Africaborg sold and re-delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Royal Wagenborg has announced that the 17,300 dwt multipurpose vessel Africaborg has been sold and delivered to new owners, meaning the Dutch shipping line will no longer charter the vessel.
Views: 712
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Venice handles the heat

September 15 - September 15 - Fagioli and Tecnoservice have transported four 130-ton (118-tonne) heat exchangers from the Interporto di Rovigo to the Transped terminal at the Port of Venice, Italy along the Canal Bianco river, for onward shipment to Kuwait.
Views: 703
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Rontransmar rolls in Romania

September 14 - September 14 - Rontransmar has utilised 26 axle lines of Scheuerle InterCombi trailers to transport a 230-tonne transformer from the Port of Constanta to a job site in Ploesti, Romania.
Views: 715
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ESTA goes underground

September 14 - September 14 - Measures to improve safety along with new calls to harmonise heavy transport permitting and regulations across Europe will dominate discussions at the ESTA's autumn meetings in Poland in October.
Views: 518
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HHL transports with military precision

September 13 - September 13 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported two minehunters, each weighing 670 tonnes, between France and Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 614
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Sarens brings the wind to Hornsdale

September 13 - September 13 - Sarens' Australian division has installed 67 wind turbines at the Hornsdale wind farm, in south Australia.
Views: 571
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General Transport delivers in Texas

September 13 - September 13 - General Transport has transported two LNG hyper compressor units and their accessories to a job site in Point Comfort, Texas, USA.
Views: 564
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Küpers upgrades with Liebherr

September 13 - September 13 - Osterwald, Germany-based J+B Küpers, which specialises in crane work for the oil and gas industry, has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 416
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Bryn Thomas opens in Newcastle

September 12 - September 12 - UK-based Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened its fifth crane depot in the country as part of the group's expansion.
Views: 884
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A royal lift in Santa Rosa

September 12 - September 12 - Royal Cargo has utilised its 600-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane for the lifting of the Laguna Water pipeline bridges in Santa Rosa, Philippines.
Views: 564
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FLS completes girder move

September 12 - September 12 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported four crane girders, each measuring 35 m x 2.95 m x 3.5 m and weighing 45 tons (40.8 tonnes) from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 613
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Danese Autogru adds to fleet

September 11 - September 11 - Montanara, Italy-based Danese Autogru has added a 220-tonne capacity Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 461
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Vogel moves into SAL Heavy Lift

September 11 - September 11 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has been appointed sales/chartering manager of SAL Heavy Lift, following Harren & Partner's acquisition of SAL earlier this year.
Views: 863
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Construction continues at Derince

September 11 - September 11 - Turkey's Safiport Derince has commenced piling of its new container terminal, as part of a USD350 million project which will increase the port's 1.8 km berths with a 490 m container berth and a 450 m ro-ro berth.
Views: 615
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Motor moves to Point Comfort

September 11 - September 11 - Switzerland-based General Transport and BNSF Logistics Canada have transported a motor from the General Electric (GE) factory in Peterborough to the Port of Oshawa, Canada.
Views: 607
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GPO Grace completes maiden voyage

September 8 - September 8 - GPO Heavylift's new vessel GPO Grace, which entered service earlier this summer, has successfully completed its maiden voyage from Thailand to Norway.
Views: 747
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Van Beest gets Load Solutions

September 8 - September 8 - The Van Beest Group, manufacturer and supplier of lifting accessories for wire rope and lifting chains, has acquired Load Solutions, based in Rådal, Norway.
Views: 705
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Bastiaansen steps up at Wagenborg

September 7 - September 7 - Gerard Bastiaansen, previously project manager in Canada, Australia and USA, has succeeded Ton Klijn as ceo of Wagenborg Nedlift.
Views: 607
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Fairplay Shipping delivers in Germany

September 7 - September 7 - Danish Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Fairplay Shipping recently oversaw the movement of four out-of-gauge (OOG) CO2 production units by truck from Denmark to Bremen, Germany, before being shipped to Algiers, Algeria.
Views: 1000
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Contracts roll in for Dockwise

September 7 - September 7 - Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded a number of marine transport contracts, with a combined contract value of approximately USD50 million.
Views: 815
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CakeBoxx launches latest box

September 7 - CakeBoxx Technologies will introduce the BreakBulkBoxx 45 ft shipping container at the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Intermodal Expo in Long Beach, USA on September 18.
Views: 511
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Diversified merges with Patriot

September 5 - September 5 - Patriot Rail Company, a leading operator of short line and regional freight railroads and rail related services, is merging with Diversified Port Holdings (DPH) to create an expanded portfolio of businesses.
Views: 415
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ALE keeps busy in Spain

September 5 - September 5 - ALE has performed the weighing, transportation and load-out of five spars, weighing 3,585 tonnes each, at the Fene Shipyard in Ferrol, Spain for Statoil's Hywind floating wind farm project.
Views: 629
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Eurogruas takes nine Liebherrs

September 5 - September 5 - The Eurogruas Group has added nine Liebherr mobile cranes to its Spanish fleet.
Views: 595
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Blue Water assists Tahkoluoto

September 5 - September 5 - Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the onshore logistics for the 42 MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm project, on behalf of wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy.
Views: 727
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PSC slides underground

September 4 - September 4 - Ohio, USA-headquartered PSC Crane & Rigging has supplied a Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and four newly acquired JS250 jacking load shoes to setup and assemble a boring machine at the Dugway Storage Tunnel in Clevel
Views: 482
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ESTA searches for ECOL candidates

September 4 - September 4 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, is looking for training and examination organisations to take part in a trial pilot project for a new European crane operators licence (ECOL) in
Views: 571
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RTGs cruise coast to coast

September 1 - September 1 - AAL has transported six rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG), weighing up to 190 tonnes each, from Lazaro Cardenas on the Mexican west coast to Veracruz on its east coast.
Views: 466
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LGH lifts in LA

August 31 - August 31 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint for the benchmark weighing of ten ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Los Angeles, USA.
Views: 649
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ALE expands with yard facility

August 31 - August 31 - ALE has signed an agreement with steel constructor VDS Staalbouw (VDS), which will enable the heavy lifting and specialised transport provider to store equipment at VDS' yard in Flushing, the Netherlands.
Views: 436
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Mammoet wins Oman contract

August 31 - August 31 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and transport contract for an ongoing petrochemical plant project in Sohar, Oman.
Views: 529
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Ocean 7 Projects names Poulsen

August 30 - August 30 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed Singapore-based Poulsen Shipping Asia as its representative for Southeast Asia, the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 731
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Tecno-Gru adds a Terex

August 30 - August 30 - Tecno-Gru, a Terex dealer and supplier of new and used machinery for the lifting sector in Italy, has taken delivery of its first Terex RT 90 rough terrain crane.
Views: 472
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ALE and COSCO team up

August 30 - August 30 - ALE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with COSCO Shipping Project Logistics.
Views: 664
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Fesco gets the wheels turning

August 30 - August 30 - Fesco Transportation Group is overseeing the delivery of two hydraulic turbine wheels from St Petersburg to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station, Russia.
Views: 512
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Autohaus Kreuzburg adds Liebherr crane

August 29 - August 29 - Autohaus Kreuzburg has received a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane at the manufacturer's factory in Ehingen, Germany.
Views: 545
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Container shipping could face mega-problem

August 29 - August 29 - Despite an increase in freight rates, global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight Xeneta, says the future remains uncertain in container shipping due to the looming increase in megaship capacity.
Views: 767
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Scotland prepares for decommissioning

August 29 - August 29 - Forth Ports Limited and AF Offshore Decom UK will form a joint venture, AF Dundee, which aims to establish a North Sea oil and gas decommissioning hub in Dundee, Scotland.
Views: 676
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MacGregor invests in software

August 29 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired the rights to a ship efficiency software tool from Lekven that it says will help to increase the efficiency of ro-ro vessel operations and to drive port call optimisation.
Views: 487
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De Boer steps up with Combilift

August 28 - August 28 - In the Netherlands, De Boer Staal has solved the difficult task of lifting and moving consignments of steel plate efficiently and safely in the form of a 35-tonne capacity straddle carrier from the Irish specialist manufacturer Combilift.
Views: 590
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Terex authorises Farhat

August 28 - August 28 - Terex Cranes has made Farhat Service Center its authorised distributor for Lebanon, to provide local equipment sales, as well as service and parts support for Demag all-terrain cranes and Terex rough terrain cranes.
Views: 610
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ALE keeps it solar in South Africa

August 28 - August 28 - ALE has transported 14 heavy concentrating solar power (CSP) components from the Port of Luderitz, Namibia, to the Ilanga Solar One plant in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Views: 431
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Swire serves Micronesia

August 25 - August 25 - From September 2017, Swire Shipping will introduce a fixed weekly service to Guam and Saipan, in cooperation with American President Line (APL).
Views: 666
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Mammoet wins EuroChem contract

August 24 - August 24 - Mammoet Russia has been awarded a contract by EuroChem to support the construction of a new ammonia plant in Kingisepp, Russia.
Views: 536
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Jozef Hermans adds SL300

August 24 - August 24 - The Netherlands-based Jozef Hermans Industrial Movers has acquired an Enerpac SL300 telescopic hydraulic gantry system.
Views: 501
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ESB lifts for Liebherr

August 23 - August 23 - ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik based in Mittelbiberach, Germany has used Liebherr mobile cranes to assemble a Betomix concrete mixing plant near the Liebherr concrete technology production works in Bad Schussenried.
Views: 566
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Janin in at DSM Dyneema

August 22 - Effective September 1, Olivier Janin is joining DSM as its vice president of marketing and sales for DSM Dyneema, reporting directly to Golnar Motahari Pour, president DSM Dyneema.
Views: 587
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B&G skids in Louisiana

August 21 - August 21 - B&G Crane Service has removed and replaced five heat exchangers at a project in Calcasieu, Louisiana, USA.
Views: 379
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Hansa delivers in Turkey

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, each weighing 135 tonnes and measuring 28.9 m x 11.3 m x 26.6 m, from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 634
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Cuxport handles NYK cargo

August 21 - August 21 - Port services provider Cuxport, part of the Rhenus group, has handled the shipment of heavy crane parts for the German agency of the Japanese shipping company NYK Bulk & Projects.
Views: 620
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Shuttlelift launches gantry crane duo

August 18 - August 18 - Shuttlelift has introduced the 81.6-tonne capacity DB90 and 149.7-tonne capacity DB165 double-beam, rubber-tyred gantry cranes.
Views: 244
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Silamas rolls into Myanmar

August 18 - August 18 - Thailand-based heavy lift contractor Silamas Group has teamed up with a local partner and industry veteran Patrick Dick to open an office in Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 732
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Semi-sub will move USS Fitzgerald

August 18 - August 18 - The US Navy has confirmed that it will use a heavy lift semi-submersible ship to transport the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald from Japan back to the USA.
Views: 564
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Sarens lifts in Ptolemaida

August 17 - August 17 - Sarens has installed columns and K-bracings for the main steel structure of the Ptolemaida coal-fired power plant Unit V, currently under construction in northern Greece.
Views: 711
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PCN members on the move

August 17 - August 17 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has cooperated with Curtis & Lee, PCN member in Ireland, for the shipment of a 43,100 kg (43.1-tonne) crane from Savona in Italy to Cork, Ireland.
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Mammoet lifts in the Gulf

August 17 - August 17 - Mammoet has utilised its CC-8800 crane, equipped with a boom booster, to lift a 595-ton (539.7-tonne) vessel for Shintech's manufacturing facility in Louisiana.
Views: 346
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Chapman completes pipe move

August 16 - August 16 - Chapman Freeborn's Dubai office has coordinated the transport of 60 tons (54.4 tonnes) of pipe spooling from Sharjah, UAE to Houston, USA, on board a Boeing 747.
Views: 630
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SVMM adds a Demag

August 16 - August 16 - Valenciennes, France-based SVMM has taken delivery of a Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 377
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Max Bögl gets a Liebherr lift

August 16 - August 16 - Germany-based construction engineering company Max Bögl Group is utilising a Liebherr LTM 112000-9.1 to erect water basins and 40 m high tower foundations for an energy storage project in the northeast of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Views: 289
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MACS adds Charleston to MTA

August 15 - August 15 - MACS has added the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, USA to its North West Continent to North America service (MTA).
Views: 580
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Vanguard salvages ship loader

August 15 - August 15 - Vanguard has utilised its EZ 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity hydraulic lifting system for the salvage operation of a ship loader belonging to Bulk Connections at the Port of Durban, South Africa.
Views: 414
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Silvasti completes Tellenes transport

August 14 - August 14 - Finland-based Silvasti has transported over 1,000 pieces of wind energy equipment to the Tellenes wind farm in Egersund, Norway.
Views: 547
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Lone delivers a dozen in Rotterdam

August 14 - August 14 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported twelve Damen vessels from Vietnam to the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 479
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Peterhead's gone with the wind

August 11 - August 11 - Peterhead Port Authority, Scotland, will support the offshore construction work for Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) after signing an agreement to harbour the suction bucket jacket foundations for the 11-turbine sc
Views: 485
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deugro rolls out Indonesian expansion

August 11 - August 11 - deugro, the deugro Group's international project forwarding business unit, has acquired all of Rolitrans International's and Rolitrans Indonesia's heavy haul assets.
Views: 816
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dship adds MPP trio

August 11 - August 11 - The deugro Group's multipurpose project carrier dship Carriers, has added three heavy lift multipurpose (MPP) vessels to its fleet on a long-term time charter basis, which will primarily be used for trade lanes between Asia, the Middle East Gu
Views: 561
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BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda

August 11 - August 11 - Earlier this month, BLRT Grupp's 11,000-ton (9,979-tonne) floating dock was loaded on board the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard at the Adriatic Shipyard Bijela in Montenegro, for onward transportation to Klaipeda, Lithuani
Views: 472
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Videck updates software for cargo securing

August 10 - Visual Cargo Care (VCC), which introduced a software package for creating lashing and securing plans for heavy lift and project cargo, has rebranded and released an updated version of its flagship application, Lashing + Securing.
Views: 602
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Reclaimer heads to Hay Point

August 10 - August 10 - A replacement stacker reclaimer has arrived at the Port of Mackay on board BigLift Shipping's Happy Dover, for onward transportation to BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance's (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 803
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HHL assists Pirie project

August 9 - August 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL), on behalf of Geodis, has transported 13 modules, measuring over 147,124 cu m, from China to Australia to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie.
Views: 665
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Mammoet's giants team up

August 8 - August 8 - Mammoet has utilised three of its biggest cranes in its global fleet - the PTC 50, PTC 35 and the PTC 140 - for the construction of Petronas' Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Malaysia.
Views: 306
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Potteries picks a wafer

August 8 - August 8 - UK-based Potteries Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a Goldhofer STZ-VP 2 wafer deck low loader.
Views: 371
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High five for Zeaborn

August 8 - August 8 - Bremen, Germany-based Zeaborn Group has purchased a further five 30,000 dwt superflex heavy lift vessels from Rickmers Holding.
Views: 363
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WWL ALS opens in Norway

August 7 - August 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Service (WWL ALS) is expanding into the Scandinavian market and will take over the Wilhelmsen Ships Services Nordic (WSS Nordic) offices in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 820
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ALE raises the roof in Russia

August 7 - August 7 - ALE has installed 1,300 roof sections at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia which will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Views: 348
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ZPMC confirms GPO stake

August 7 - August 7 - China's Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has confirmed that it is taking a 50 percent shareholding in Greenland Heavylift Holdings (Hong Kong).
Views: 800
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Europe Cargo completes pipe project

August 4 - August 4 - Europe Cargo, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Belgium, has handled the unloading of 20 pipes, ranging in length from 39.2 m to 44 m, at the Port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 715
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Scholpp secures a Demag

August 4 - August 4 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 473
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Straightpoint gear for sewer lift

August 3 - August 3 - Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) has supplied the rigging equipment, including a 25-tonne capacity wireless load shackle from Straightpoint, for the removal of a large hydraulic cylinder at a Melbourne Water sewer pump station in Australia.
Views: 435
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Leadership changes at Intermarine

August 3 - August 3 - Al Stanley has stepped down as president and ceo of project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargo carrier Intermarine, effective immediately.
Views: 630
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Liebherr expands in Australia

August 2 - August 2 - Liebherr Maritime will expand its business in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands by establishing full service, spares and sales activities in the region.
Views: 633
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Transformer moves in Bristol

August 2 - August 2 - Osprey Heavy Lift has handled a 138-tonne transformer at the Avonmouth Docks, a part of the Port of Bristol, UK.
Views: 382
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Ukraine clarifies Antonov situation

August 1 - August 1 - Following potentially misleading reports in some media, Antonov Airlines has issued a statement that seeks to clarify the situation in regards to the company.
Views: 477
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Demag launches pedestal crane

July 31 - July 31 - Demag has launched the PC 3800-1 pedestal crane, which it claims provides access to job sites previously inaccessible with a standard crawler model, while boasting strong load charts.
Views: 404
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LHG on track for locomotive project

July 31 - July 31 - Lübecker Hafen-Gesellschaft (LHG) has handled five Siemens' locomotives bound for Finland, at its Seelandkai terminal in Lübeck, Germany.
Views: 454
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Mitchell named at Crane Worldwide

July 31 - July 31 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Chris Mitchell as vice president, global specialized solutions.
Views: 723
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Mammoet moves for Hywind

July 31 - July 31 - Mammoet has assembled the first five test turbines for Statoil's Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, at the NorSea Group's Stordbase yard in Norway.
Views: 543
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CES claims heavy-duty reachstacker first

July 31 - July 31 - During an event at its factory near Verona, Italy, Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES) presented its new heavy-duty reachstacker, the VRS-K, which boasts a lifting capacity of 150 tonnes.
Views: 691
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Schutte promoted at Crane Worldwide

July 28 - July 28 - George Schutte has been promoted to vice president, global energy solutions, at Houston-headquartered Crane Worldwide Logistics.
Views: 369
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Helipad gets Certex lift off

July 28 - July 28 - Certex (UK) has used two modified spreader beams from Modulift's heavy, off-the-shelf range to lift two halves of a helipad in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
Views: 286
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Liebherr responds to wind energy boom

July 28 - July 28 - Liebherr has increased the lifting capacity of its 750-tonne capacity LR1750/2 and LG 1750 models, with an upgraded SX boom system.
Views: 205
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Cranes on route to Houston

July 28 - July 28 - Three Post-Panamax cranes bound for the Port of Houston's Barbours Cut Container Terminal have departed Shanghai, China on board ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 13.
Views: 655
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Particle hunter reaches final destination

July 28 - July 28 - ICARUS, the world's largest liquid argon particle hunter, has arrived at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois.
Views: 1394
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Jagulak lifts with Demag

July 27 - July 27 - France-based crane operator Jagulak Levage has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 370
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SAL heaves in international patent

July 27 - July 27 - SAL Heavy Lift has been granted an international patent for its active passive heave compensation (APHC) system, which combines the advantages of active heave compensation (AHC) and passive heave compensation (PHC) technologies.
Views: 357
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Subsea 7 sees market improvement

July 27 - July 27 - Subsea 7's renewables and heavy lifting business unit saw increased offshore activity in the second quarter of 2017, following its acquisition of Seaway Heavy Lifting.
Views: 530
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Container profitability on the horizon

July 27 - July 27 - Container lines could see a 12-month cumulative profit of up to USD5 billion this year, as the "super-cycle" of carrier consolidation has changed the playing field and left shippers with less choice, says Drewry.
Views: 526
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Megalift moves for Jimah

July 26 - July 26 - Megalift Malaysia has transported six condenser components and a generator stator for the Jimah East Power coal-fired power plant, Malaysia.
Views: 543
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Manitowoc helps bridge the gap

July 26 - July 26 - Kraemer North America is replacing an 84-year-old truss bridge, the 2,482 ft (757 m)-long Savanna-Sabula Bridge near Savanna, Illinois, using a barge-mounted Manitowoc MLC300 equipped with VPC-MAX, hired from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental (Dawes)
Views: 537
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Harren & Partner strikes SAL deal

July 26 - July 26 - Ten years after it first took a stake in the shipping company, and six years after it took complete control, Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisa ("K" Line) has sold SAL Heavy Lift to the Bremen, Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner.
Views: 941
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Samskip eyes up Nor Lines

July 25 - July 25 - Samskip will acquire the activities of Nor Lines, part of the DSD Group, subject to the approval of Norway's competition authorities.
Views: 721
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Laser leaves Compass beaming

July 24 - July 24 - Compass Forwarding has completed the movement of what it claims to be the world's largest metal fabrication laser.
Views: 610
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Mammoet opens Middle East offices

July 24 - July 24 - Following an increase in projects across the Middle East, Mammoet has opened offices in the UAE and Oman in order to provide more localised support.
Views: 902
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Collett steps up with footbridge delivery

July 24 - July 24 - Collett & Sons recently delivered a 160-tonne footbridge to South Wales intended for the A465 Heads of the Valley Improvement Project.
Views: 366
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Fagioli to get equity boost

July 24 - July 24 - QuattroR, a management company specialising in corporate restructuring, is in advanced talks to acquire an initial 49 percent of Italy's Fagioli group.
Views: 717
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ALE expands with Conbit

July 21 - July 21 - ALE has acquired the Netherlands-based Conbit, an offshore lifting and structural engineering company.
Views: 477
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Wasel gets a lift with Liebherr

July 20 - July 20 - German heavy haulage provider Wasel has taken delivery of a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 1750/2 crawler crane, which will be used to enhance the company's wind energy activities.
Views: 546
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Jaromin takes Demag

July 18 - July 18 - In Germany, Oberhausen-based Jaromin has acquired a Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane, bringing the total number of cranes from this manufacturer in the crane service provider's fleet to a total of five.
Views: 397
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Scott Powerline adds Tadano Mantis crawler

July 14 - July 14 - Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment, based in Louisiana, USA, has added a Tadano Mantis telescopic crawler crane - the GTC- 600 - to its rental fleet.
Views: 344
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Sarens lifts for BiFab

July 13 - July 13 - Sarens has transported an offshore wind farm jacket for Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) in Methil, Scotland.
Views: 652
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CLI steams ahead

July 13 - July 13 - Compass Logistics International (CLI) has transported nine industrial steam boilers from John Thompson's production plant in Cape Town, South Africa to Jakarta, Indonesia, on behalf of EuroAsiatic Jaya.
Views: 726
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Monarch arrives in Loch Lomond

July 13 - July 13 - Dumbarton-based haulage company Galt Transport has transported the passenger cruise boat Lomond Monarch from Dumbarton to Balloch in Scotland.
Views: 558
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All aboard for record shipment

July 12 - July 12 - The Peters & May Group has transported 45 yachts on board Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL New York.
Views: 579
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Phantom flies again with Dawes

July 11 - July 11 - Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, part of the ALL Family of Companies, has utilised a Link-Belt HTC 86100-XL truck crane to lift and load a decommissioned McDonell Douglas F-4C Phantom fighter jet onto a flatbed truck, for transportation to the Gene
Views: 395
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Enerpac announces HTC range

July 11 - July 11 - Enerpac has launched a range of high tonnage cylinders (HTC), which the hydraulic tool manufacturer claims offer outstanding durability, longer service life, and greater side load resistance for increased heavy lift capability.
Views: 333
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Rhenus expands in Rotterdam

July 10 - July 10 - In Rotterdam, Rhenus Logistics has opened a 275 m quay at its Deep Sea Terminal on Maasvlakte, adding to the 500 m quay it already operates on the south side of the terminal.
Views: 714
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Geodis goes to Gdansk

July 10 - July 10 - Geodis has transported out-of-gauge (OOG) modules across Europe to the Lotos Refinery in Gdansk, Poland for Kinetics Technology (KT), part of the Maire Tecnimont Group.
Views: 493
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ALE installs Nordlink duo

July 10 - July 10 - ALE has delivered and installed the first two transformers for the Nordlink Project in Tonstad, Norway.
Views: 525
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Blue Water BREB wins Vestas deal

July 10 - July 10 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, to provide services in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 632
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Welton ships tanks by the dozen

July 7 - July 7 - Welton Shipping recently executed an unusual task for the Genesee Brewery in Rochester, New York, completing the transportation by barge of 12 huge beer fermentation tanks 225 miles (362 km), from Waterford near Albany, to Rochester in New York S
Views: 736
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All fours for ALE

July 7 - July 7 - ALE has transported and installed four engines and four alternators at Sirakoro power plant in Bamako, Mali.
Views: 565
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Noatum adds crane

July 7 - July 7 - Noatum Terminal Castellon, part of the Spanish port operator Noatum Maritime, has added a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane to its fleet.
Views: 433
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Petro-Sea pairs with a Grove

July 6 - July 6 - Petro-Sea Logistics, a joint venture between Belgium's Sea-Invest and the Ivory Coast's Petroci, has added a Grove GMK5180-1 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 620
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Crane constructs crane in Mannheim

July 5 - July 5 - Trier, Germany-based Steil Kranarbeiten has utilised its Terex Superlift 3800 to load a crane girder at the Port of Speyer, and assemble two dockside cranes at the Port of Mannheim, on behalf of Kranwerke Mannheim.
Views: 417
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Duo reel-in heavy load

July 4 - July 4 - Hong Kong-based Wangfoong Transportation has worked with Singapore-based Carriage Global to transport a 92-ton (83.5-tonne) reel, measuring 4 m x 3.4 m x 3.4 m, from Singapore to DaChan Bay, at the Port of Shenzhen, China, via Hong Kong.
Views: 546
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Liebherr on hand in Tula

July 3 - July 3 - Mexican crane contractor ESEASA, has lifted and installed six tanks at the Miguel Hidalgo oil refinery in Tula, on behalf of construction contractor ICA Fluor.
Views: 593
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Hovago strengthens management

July 3 - July 3 - Mobile crane rental company, Hovago Cranes has appointed Marcel Riemslag as general manager, and Robert Hermans as international sales manager.
Views: 461
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Canaveral's OOG handling sky-rockets

June 30 - June 30 - SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket booster has returned to Port Canaveral, USA on board the drone ship, Of Course I Still Love You, after its successful launch and landing on June 23.
Views: 551
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Terex on the Horizon

June 30 - June 30 - Scotland, UK-based Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has added a Terex AC 40/2L all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 377
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FiberMax receives US patent

June 29 - June 29 - DICA has received its first US patent for the manufacturing process of its FiberMax crane pads. DICA states that this new process allows the pads to be a lighter weight than other products.
Views: 452
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Keppel wins Boskalis work

June 29 - June 29 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard), has won a contract from Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis), for the conversion of the latter's semi-submersible heavy lift
Views: 438
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AAL takes the trucks to Russia

June 29 - June 28 - AAL has transported 13 haulage trucks, weighing 170 tonnes each, from Laem Chabang Port in Thailand to the Port of Nakhodka in south east Russia.
Views: 493
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AAL takes the trucks to Russia

June 28 - June 28 - AAL has transported 13 haulage trucks, weighing 170 tonnes each, from Laem Chabang Port in Thailand to the Port of Nakhodka in south east Russia.
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Heerema handles Statoil platform

June 28 - June 28 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has started the transport of Statoil's topside and jacket for the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 unmanned wellhead platform, on board its semi-submersible crane vessel Hermod.
Views: 446
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Mammoet introduces climbing crane

June 28 - June 28 - Mammoet has introduced a Wind Turbine Assembly crane, the WTA 250, and a Wind Turbine Maintenance crane, the WTM 100, designed to address the construction and maintenance limitations of conventional cranes, as the turbines get bigger and higher.
Views: 448
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It's as easy as ABC for Mammoet

June 27 - June 27 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 385-tonne bridge structure in Edmonton, Canada for Supreme Group.
Views: 404
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Demag launches AC 300-6

June 27 - June 27 - Demag has launched the six-axle AC 300-6 all terrain crane, which boasts a 300-tonne lift capacity and features an 80 m main boom.
Views: 359
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Rotary sails on deck

June 27 - June 27 - Consignaciones Toro y Betolaza has handled the loading of a rotary conditioner at the Port of Bilbao, on behalf of TIBA Spain.
Views: 492
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Wagenborg connects the towers

June 27 - June 27 - Royal Wagenborg has transported and positioned four steel beams for the Pontsteiger project in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 460
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Antonov expands in Australia

June 27 - June 27 - Antonov Airlines has appointed Air Cargo Partners Worldwide (ACP) as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia.
Views: 711
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CraneWorks goes Demag for five-axle

June 26 - June 26 - Terex Cranes distributor CraneWorks has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5, which Terex claims is one of the first Demag five-axle all terrain cranes in the USA.
Views: 461
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Crane Worldwide buys Pacorini Forwarding

June 23 - June 23 - In Italy, the Pacorini Group has concluded the sale of its subsidiary Pacorini Forwarding to CWL International, a company within the US-based Crane Worldwide Logistics Group, a global player operating in the freight forwarding business.
Views: 847
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Combi Lift awarded Gazprom project

June 21 - June 21 - The Linde Group has contracted Combi Lift as its logistics partner for the oversized and heavy lift cargo for the Gazprom Amur gas processing plant project in Russia.
Views: 757
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ALE helps salvage Sewol ferry

June 21 - June 21 - ALE has completed the load-in of the 17,000-tonne Sewol ferry, as part of the salvage operation in the East China Sea.
Views: 525
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Emil Egger takes a Liebherr

June 21 - June 21 - Emil Egger, a transport and heavy haulage contractor based in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland has taken delivery of a Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 517
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Terex boosts the boom

June 21 - June 21 - Terex Cranes has launched an upgraded Boom Booster kit for the Demag CC 3800-1 crawler cranes, extending the reach of the crane to a maximum system length of 183 m (600 ft).
Views: 302
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DB Schenker coasts to Burullus

June 20 - June 20 - DB Schenker is working with Mammoet to manage the transportation of 100,000 tons (90,718.5 tonnes) with 400,000 cu m of freight to Burullus, Egypt for a gas-fired power station with equipment supplied by Siemens.
Views: 871
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for Siemens

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr has transported a 57-tonne Siemens generator rotor to Kuwait onboard one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 447
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HLPFI - May/June 2017 - now available!

June 20 - HLPFI's May/June 2017 digital edition is now available to view and is packed full of useful information. Click here to see more.
Views: 534
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RPM deploys Lidar

June 19 - June 19 - REG Power Management (RPM) will utilise ZephIR Lidar systems to achieve the highest levels of safety within its wind farm construction projects.
Views: 307
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Marine Projects adds floating crane

June 19 - June 19 - To enhance its flexibility and production capabilities, Poland's Marine Projects has purchased a self-propelled sheerleg-type floating crane from the Dutch company Tenwolde Transport & Repair and renamed it Conrad Consul.
Views: 553
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Mustang Cat opts for Shuttlelift

June 16 - June 16 - Shuttlelift has delivered a 100,000-lb (45.4-tonne) capacity SB50 rubber-tyred gantry crane to Mustang Cat Power Systems in Houston, USA.
Views: 387
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Sarens steels the show for UtARK

June 15 - June 15 - Sarens has transported steel sections for the Utrecht-Amsterdam-Rhine Canal (UtARK) railway bridge project, in the Netherlands.
Views: 515
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EGL keeps busy in Egypt

June 15 - June 15 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of the Kadmar Group, has delivered two boilers for El Nasr Co. for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC).
Views: 636
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HHL helps Tobolsk construction

June 15 - June 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported more than 60,000 cu m of petrochemical refinery equipment to assist with the construction of Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex in Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 619
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MHI charters UWL's Vestvind


June 15 - June 15 - MHI Vestas has chartered United Wind Logistics' (UWL) specialised deck carrier Vestvind to transport turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind park off the UK west coast.
Views: 815
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JTC takes five from Demag

June 14 - June 14 - Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has placed an order for five Demag cranes, including four AC 100-4L models and one AC 250-6 all terrain crane.
Views: 692
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NCC adds a Liebherr LTR

June 14 - June 14 - Indian construction and engineering company, NCC, has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane.
Views: 379
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Enerpac launches the SL300

June 13 - June 13 - Enerpac has launched the latest innovation in the SL series of telescopic hydraulic gantries, the SL300.
Views: 326
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ESTA director to step down

June 12 - June 12 - Ton Klijn will serve as interim ESTA director following Søren Jansen's resignation at the end of June.
Views: 568
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Maxim completes Coast acquisition

June 12 - June 12 - Maxim Crane Works has completed the acquisition of Coast Crane Company, an indirect subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp.
Views: 676
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Gruber moves rail by sea

June 12 - June 12 - Gruber Logistics has managed the shipment of a Matisa railway ballast cleaner from Porto d'Ascoli, Italy to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 552
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There's an app for that

June 9 - June 9 - ARL Shipping has launched a smartphone app for heavy lift/project port agents, cargo owners or vessel operators to log operational time stamps during a project cargo vessel's port operation.
Views: 351
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 920
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Siemens goes to Gustav

June 8 - June 8 - Gustav Seeland, framework agreement partner to Vattenfall, was contracted by Siemens to replace two transformers at the Vattenfall combined heat and power plant in Wedel, Germany.
Views: 456
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Antonov flies for Hunt & Palmer

June 8 - June 8 - Antonov Airlines has transported two mining filtration units for Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters from Santiago, Chile to Mendoza, Argentina on board one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 360
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ESTA tackles wind turbine safety

June 8 - June 8 - ESTA is supporting a twin-track approach in an attempt to reduce accidents during the transportation and erection of onshore wind turbines.
Views: 492
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SC&RA launches training videos

June 7 - June 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has produced two videos dedicated to promoting safety in the industry by providing drivers and employers educational material on the challenges and dangers of specialised hauling and transpor
Views: 268
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Largest Sasol lifts completed

June 7 - June 7 - Mammoet has transported and installed an ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol (EOEG) reactor and wash tower for Sasol's Ethane Cracker and Derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 470
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WWL ALS coasts with wind

June 7 - June 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) has transported four wind turbine tower sections and three wind turbine blades from the Port of Avonmouth in Bristol to Newport in Wales UK.
Views: 535
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ESTA establishes ECOL Foundation

June 6 - June 6 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, has established the European Crane Operator License (ECOL) Foundation.
Views: 499