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Equipment News from September 2017

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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: 793
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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: 544
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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: 834
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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: 558
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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: 733
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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: 527
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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: 698
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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: 536
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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: 616
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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: 446
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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: 560
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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: 593
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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: 710
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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: 704
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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: 699
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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: 712
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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: 515
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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: 611
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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: 568
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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: 559
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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: 410
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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: 877
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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: 558
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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: 609
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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: 454
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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: 848
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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: 611
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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: 602
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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: 742
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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: 696
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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: 600
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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: 996
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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: 808
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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: 507
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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: 413
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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: 622
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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: 590
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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: 722
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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: 480
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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: 567
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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: 462

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