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Equipment News from July 2017

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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: 647
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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: 1022
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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: 748
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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: 982
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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: 504
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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: 359
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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: 902
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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: 1647
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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: 470
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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: 761
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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: 732
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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: 741
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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: 1342
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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: 1039
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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: 855
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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: 1217
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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: 500
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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: 1005
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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: 663
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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: 765
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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: 520
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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: 467
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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: 880
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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: 1005
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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: 768
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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: 811
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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: 527
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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: 470
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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: 1015
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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: 685
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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: 719
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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: 878
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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: 1006
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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: 762
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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: 617
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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: 850
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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: 599
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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: 753
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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: 798
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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: 636

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