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Europe News from June 2018

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Fairplay relocates in Germany

June 29 - Fairplay Towage has moved its corporate headquarters following last year’s acquisition of Bugsier Reederei.
Views: 5127
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Wiemann adds to fleet with Demag

June 29 - Germany-based Wiemann has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane, which will be based at its location in Gierstädt.
Views: 5076
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ABP rolls to loading success

June 28 - A 121-tonne back up roll, used in the steel rolling process, was loaded onto Hartel Shipping’s vessel, Zuidvliet, at ABP’s port of Immingham in the UK for onward transportation to Mariupol, Ukraine. 
Views: 5277
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Mammoet gets certified with ECOL

June 28 - The first trial of the new European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme, initiated by the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA), has been completed at Mammoet’s training centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 4970
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Dan-Czech delivers 

June 28 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered four pieces of oversized cargo from the Czech Republic to Antwerp and Rotterdam. 
Views: 5000
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ABC adds Budapest service

June 27 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a bi-weekly service to Budapest, Hungary to accommodate growing cargo volumes between Europe and Asia.
Views: 5066
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Liebherr launches two new cranes

June 27 - Liebherr has unveiled an 800-tonne capacity crawler crane - the LR 1800-1.0 - at its 2018 customer days.
Views: 5337
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SMIT extends Mammoet partnership

June 27 - Mammoet has signed a framework agreement with Dutch manufacturer Royal SMIT Transformers, extending their partnership for a further five years.
Views: 5233
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BOCS names Cory Brothers in UK

June 26 - Cory Brothers has been appointed by Bremen-based BOCS as the general agent in England and Wales for the latter's services to West African ports.
Views: 5411
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Collett's city delivery

June 26 - Collett & Sons has delivered 13 components to the Leicester Square Hotel construction site in London, UK on behalf of structural fabrication specialists Allerton Steel. 
Views: 5504
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Manitowoc makes a century in Italy

June 26 - Manitowoc has delivered a Grove GMK4100L-1 all-terrain crane to Italy’s Sollevamenti Mancini - the 100th unit the manufacturer has delivered since the model hit the market in 2016.
Views: 5091
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HBB adds Vienna coverage

June 22 - German shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has opened an office in Vienna, increasing the company’s footprint in the Austrian market.
Views: 5424
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Schmidbauer handles Merkur components

June 22 - Schmidbauer is currently using its fleet of Scheuerle SPMTs at the Orange Blue Terminal in the Dutch seaport of Eemshaven, in support of the Merkur offshore wind farm project.
Views: 5423
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ABP handles fighter jet in Hull

June 21 - ABP Humber Ports in the UK has handled a supersonic jet, worth GBP14 million (USD18.5 million), at its ports in Hull and Immingham on behalf of CEVA Logistics.
Views: 6565
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Zagrebtrans completes shipyard lifts

June 21 - Zagreb-headquartered crane service provider Zagrebtrans has successfully lifted several ship crane components for the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
Views: 5541
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Newbuilds on horizon for OHT?

June 19 - According to reports in Splash 24/7, Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) for a newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift vessel.
Views: 5593
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Cargolux sponsors Solar Arctic project

June 19 - Cargolux is providing transportation for a prototype solar-powered boat, between Luxembourg and Calgary, Canada, ahead of an Arctic expedition.
Views: 5535
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WCA Projects to return to Hamburg

June 18 - Such was the success of the WCA Projects network’s 12th annual conference in Hamburg, Germany, recently that the group is planning to return to the city for its 2019 conference.
Views: 5789
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Malaga gets ready for new cranes

June 18 - The Noatum Terminal Malaga is set to take delivery of three new cranes and additional land-based equipment.
Views: 5634
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Varamar opens in Italy

June 18 - The Ukrainian maritime group Varamar has opened a new branch in Italy.
Views: 5947
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HSH ready to invest

June 15 - Germany’s HSH Nordbank, once the world’s largest ship financier, is reportedly setting its sights on a return to maritime investments after years of financial turmoil.
Views: 5957
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Van der Vlist delivers for Slufterdam

June 15 - Van der Vlist has handled the delivery of 14 wind turbines for the Windpark Slufterdam renewal project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
Views: 5618
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Flettner fitted on Fehn Pollux

June 15 - The Eco Flettner rotor, a newly developed sail propulsion system, has been installed on board Fehn Ship Management’s 4,200 dwt general cargo vessel, Fehn Pollux.
Views: 5909
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Jackets installed at East Anglia One

June 14 - The first of two jacket foundations have been successfully installed at the East Anglia One wind farm, located off the coast of Suffolk, UK.
Views: 5669
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Stena supports Irish routes

June 13 - Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new ro-pax ferries, currently under construction in China, is planned to enter service on its Holyhead – Dublin route during early 2020.
Views: 5882
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Demag delivers for W. Mayer

June 13 - Zweibrücken, Germany-based heavy transport and crane service provider, W. Mayer, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 5835
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SAL inks Horns Rev 3 deal

June 13 - SAL Heavy Lift has signed a contract with Geosea that will see the Hamburg-headquartered shipping line transport 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm.
Views: 5928
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Montrose secures grant

June 11 - Montrose Port Authority has received a GBP1.5 million (USD2 million) Ports Mode Shift Grant (PMSG) from the Scottish Government.
Views: 6066
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Universal Transport on the double

June 8 - Universal Transport has handled the delivery of an 8 m-wide bridge in the Lubusz Voivodeship province of Poland.
Views: 5903
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New Airbus BelugaXL on route to maiden flight

June 8 - In preparation for its upcoming maiden flight, Airbus’ first BelugaXL is now in its heavy ground test phase – which focuses on the highly modified airframe for this next-generation oversize cargo airlifter.
Views: 6064
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Crane Norway places Demag order

June 7 - Crane Norway Group has placed an order for ten Demag all-terrain cranes and a 650-tonne capacity Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane.
Views: 6122
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First for pioneering Spirit

June 5 - Allseas’ installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has installed the 22,000-tonne drilling platform topsides for Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup development on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Views: 6226
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Fincantieri adds with Cometto

June 4 - Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has taken delivery of a self-propelled ETH5/4E steelwork transporter from Cometto.
Views: 6639
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Fehn sets sail with next phase of Eco Flettner

June 4 - Fehn Ship Management’s 4,200 dwt general cargo vessel Fehn Pollux has arrived in Leer for the next stage in the installation of a newly developed sail propulsion system, the Eco Flettner.
Views: 6391
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Sarens plucks Makzume in Turkey

June 4 - Sarens has formed a joint venture with LAM - Lyonel A. Makzume Shipping Agencies (Makzume) to expand its operations in Turkey and neighbouring countries.
Views: 6984

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