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Equipment News from May 2017

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Terex trio for Bothar

May 31 - May 31 - Australia's Bothar Boring & Tunneling is expanding its operations in the Middle East with the addition of three all terrain cranes: a Demag AC 500-8, a Demag AC 100-4L and a Terex Explorer 5600.
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Goliath sets sail to China

May 31 - May 31 - DEME and Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers are partnering in a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China, with the former's DP2 jack-up vessel Goliath being deployed for the first projects.
Views: 825
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Cranes on the double

May 31 - May 31 - Intermarine's recent delivery of two mobile harbour cranes marked the start of Yilport Holding's investment in Ecuador's Puerto Bolivar container terminal.
Views: 600
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Mammoet helps fix refinery

May 30 - May 30 - Mammoet has completed the heavy lifting, transportation and rigging activities at Chevron South Africa's refinery in Cape Town, for its annual scheduled maintenance.
Views: 596
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Topkran takes a Liebherr

May 30 - May 30 - Moscow-based crane rental company Topkran has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane, which is the first crane of its type in Russia.
Views: 442
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UECC Auto Energy on show

May 29 - May 29 - Auto Energy, one of two dual-fuel LNG pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) introduced into service by United European Car Carriers (UECC) was recently on display in the Port of Bremerhaven's Überseehafen.
Views: 530
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Wiesbauer adds a Demag

May 24 - May 24 - Germany-based crane service provider Wiesbauer has acquired a Demag AC 500-8.
Views: 462
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PCN members keeping busy

May 23 - May 23 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has transported a Hydrasports custom fishing boat from the Ao-Po Grand Marina Shipyard in Phuket to the ro-ro terminal at the Port of Laem Chabang, for onward shipment to Piraeus, Greece.
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BBC launches Euro-Gulf service

May 22 - May 22 - BBC Chartering will launch the BBC Euro-Gulf Express Line service, departing every fortnight from Europe to the US Gulf, starting in mid-June, 2017.
Views: 564
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Fagioli slides to replace

May 22 - May 22 - Fagioli has utilised its 500-ton (453.6-tonne) capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and other rigging equipment to remove and replace a 230,000 lb (104.3-tonne) pipe bending machine.
Views: 488
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Fighter jets at Jaxport

May 22 - May 22 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has seen the arrival of 17 military fighter jets from the Middle East at its Blount Marine Terminal.
Views: 534
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Demag gets design updates

May 19 - May 19 - Terex Cranes has redesigned its 100-tonne capacity Demag AC 100-4L all terrain crane to improve lifting performance and expand standardisation across the Demag crane line.
Views: 355
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Transformers travel two by two

May 19 - May 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 11 generators onboard a series of six An-124-100 freighter flights from Mauritius to Antananarivo, Madagascar on behalf of Kupa Proje Tasimacilik Ve Lojistik, a Turkish freight forwarder.
Views: 408
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UYT loads in Everglades

May 18 - May 18 - United Yacht Transport (UYT) has loaded 19 yachts on board Intermarine's heavy lift vessel Industrial Guide in Port Everglades, USA.
Views: 711
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Mediaco gets a Liebherr lift

May 18 - May 18 - French heavy lift and crane rental company Mediaco, has acquired a Liebherr LG 1750 mobile crane, in order to reinforce its large lifting division - Mediaco Maxilift.
Views: 441
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Osprey chose a Lady

May 17 - May 17 - Osprey has transported oversized cargo onboard Wijnne Barends' Lady Anneke through the Strait of Dover to Invergordon, Scotland on behalf of BP.
Views: 539
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Nordic Crane adds eight Demags

May 16 - May 16 - Nordic Crane Vest, part of the Crane Norway Group, has ordered eight Demag all terrain cranes, ranging in capacity from 130 to 250 tonnes.
Views: 416
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ALE bridges the gap

May 16 - May 16 - ALE has jacked-up, loaded-out, transported and installed two bridge sections, weighing 345 tonnes each, for the Albert Canal in Belgium.
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Dover gears up for project cargo

May 16 - May 16 - With construction underway on a GBP115 million (USD 148 million) project to revive the Port of Dover's Western Docks, the UK maritime gateway says it is gearing up to handle greater volumes of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes.
Views: 464
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Siemens' turbines hike the Andes

May 12 - May 12 - Two industrial gas turbines, manufactured by Siemens, are being transported 16,000 km from Sweden to the Termoeléctrica del Sur power plant in Bolivia.
Views: 620
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EMS launches EFG Scandinavia

May 11 - May 11 - EMS-Fehn-Group has established EMS-Fehn-Group (EFG) Scandinavia in Bergen, Norway to offer logistics services with a focus on project logistics and crane services in the Nordic countries.
Views: 585
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Boskalis' results in line with expectations

May 11 - May 11 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has said its performance in the first quarter of 2017 has been in line with expectations, characterised by continued lower volumes of work due to weak market conditions.
Views: 617
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Sarens' not so boring project

May 11 - May 11 - Sarens has transported a tunnel boring machine (TBM) which will assist in the construction of the second metro line in Warsaw, Poland.
Views: 605
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Liebherr delivers to HKV

May 10 - May 10 - Cologne, Germany-based crane rental company HKV Schmitz & Partner (HKV) has taken delivery of its second Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane in a year.
Views: 423
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BEL battles the heat

May 10 - May 10 - Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has completed the handling and maintenance of a heat exchanger for a fertiliser factory in Bangladesh.
Views: 505
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Geodis eyes super-heavy and power projects

May 9 - May 9 - In what has been a successful year for Geodis' Industrial Projects division, Igor Muniz, Industrial Projects director Europe, said the investments being made at the company would provide a solid foundation for future growth.
Views: 616
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SC&R appoints officers

May 9 - May 9 - During its annual conference in Arizona, USA the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) appointed officers to its SC&R Foundation - its non-profit organisation promoting research projects, scholarships, grants, and education in the hea
Views: 581
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Modulift makes right bedroom moves

May 9 - May 9 - Two pioneers in modular concepts of different kinds combined to install bedrooms at the citizenM Tower of London Hotel, in the UK.
Views: 465
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Michielsens orders a Demag

May 8 - May 8 - Belgium-based crane rental, transport and industrial assembly company Michielsens has ordered a 700-tonne capacity Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane.
Views: 471
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Maxim eyes up Coast acquisition

May 8 - May 8 - Maxim Crane Works and Essex Rental Corp have entered into a stock purchase agreement, in which Maxim will acquire Coast Crane Company, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Essex.
Views: 667
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Chinese engineers connect the tubes

May 5 - May 5 - Chinese engineers have installed a 6,000-tonne section of a 55 km bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao, China.
Views: 403
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XLP members keeping busy

May 4 - May 4 - FLS Projects in Taiwan, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, has delivered an oversized plastic forming machine, with accessories, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 1017
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Knoll gets a Liebherr lift

May 4 - May 4 - Crane rental company Knoll has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 246
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Stingel doubles up on XLE

May 4 - May 4 - Goldhofer has delivered a second XLE low loader to the Stingel Group, a Germany-based company involved in heavy haulage and construction material recycling.
Views: 434
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Cosco profits in Q1 2017

May 4 - May 4 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has reported a 1,104 percent year-on-year first quarter net profit increase,totalling CNY11.06 million (USD1.61 million).
Views: 522
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Herkules gets stronger with Terex

May 4 - May 4 - Polish crane rental company, Herkules, has signed a master sales agreement with Terex Cranes for the next four years, for 15 all terrain cranes.
Views: 533
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Mammoet moves for Phillips 66

May 3 - May 3 - Mammoet has completed a lift of coke drums at the Phillips 66 Lake Charles refinery in Louisiana, USA with its 5,000-ton (4535.9-tonne) capacity PTC 140 crane.
Views: 435
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PCN members on the move

May 2 - May 2 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) have completed several project cargo moves across the globe.
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Shamrock and Svea sail with Sevenstar

May 2 - May 2 - Sevenstar Racing Yacht Logistics has demonstrated its ability to utilise lo-lo and flo-flo methods to load, transport and discharge two J-Class yachts, Shamrock and Svea, in separate projects
Views: 554
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Gruas Maule adds a Demag

May 1 - May 1 - Chilean crane rental company Gruas Maule has ordered a Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane.
Views: 368

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