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Equipment News from February 2014

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Northwest gears up with Liebherr

February 28 - February 27 - Northwest Crane Service's new 750-tonne telescopic Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 crane completed its first project when it replaced the gearbox of an 80 m high 1.5 MW wind turbine.
Views: 416
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MacGregor acquires Deep Water

February 28 - February 28 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired Norway's Deep Water Solutions AS to strengthen its offering for environmentally friendly solutions in the offshore load handling applications.
Views: 683
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Corporate rebranding for Erickson

February 28 - February 28 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has announced that it will now do business under the brand name, Erickson, effective April 1, 2014.
Views: 487
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Mojo eyes tidal energy with HF4

February 28 - February 28 - Mojo Maritime has agreed a deal with German shipowner and manager, Hammonia Reederei GmbH & Co. KG to develop an brand new class of offshore construction vessels - the HF4.
Views: 485
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Star shines bright for Conquest Offshore

February 27 - February 27 - Conquest Offshore has purchased maritime consultancy firm MirTac's Star software and related database implementation services.
Views: 481
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City of Adelaide arrives in Australia

February 26 - February 26 - The 450-tonne clipper ship City of Adelaide has arrived at Port Adelaide on board Combi Lift's heavy lift vessel Palanpur.
Views: 863
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MacGregor to supply crane pair

February 25 - February 25 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order for two subsea cranes from South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd, to be fitted onboard a new heavy construction vessel.
Views: 718
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Swiss military invests in Liebherr

February 25 - February 25 - Liebherr-Baumaschinen AG Reiden has delivered four new LTM 1055-3.2 triple-axle mobile cranes to the Armasuisse - the purchasing division of the Swiss Army.
Views: 502
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Kings Transport buys Walkers Haulage

February 25 - February 25 - In Australia, Kings Consolidated Group has announced the acquisition of New South Wales-based haulage business, Walker's Haulage.
Views: 1065
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WWL ALS gets turbines turning

February 24 - February 24 - In the UK's Humber Ports, WWL ALS has completed and is currently involved in a series of operations for wind farm projects for Nordex.
Views: 500
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WWPC prepares for Phuket

February 21 - February 21 - Members, invited sponsors and supporting media will gather in Phuket from March 14 - 16 for the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) annual membership conference.
Views: 756
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Chipolbrok adds four

February 20 - February 20 - Chipolbrok has signed a contract with Shanghai Shipyard for the construction of four 32,000 dwt heavy lift vessels, for delivery to the company in 2015 and 2016.
Views: 872
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Rodriguez steps down from Altius

February 20 - February 20 - Commercial director of Spain's Altius Projects, Enrique Rodriguez, is retiring from the company and being replaced by Salvador Corrales.
Views: 511
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Hansa enters Latin America

February 20 - February 20 - As part of its ongoing expansion plans, Hansa Heavy Lift has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 802
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Terex crane takes a trip

February 19 - February 19 - Kuwait's Integrated Logistics Company has transported a 1,600-tonne capacity Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane over a distance of 1,250 km in order to lift a 771-tonne hydrotreating reactor for the Yanbu Export Refinery in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 867
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Escalators fly with Volga-Dnepr

February 19 - February 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered lifts and escalators to be used in the modernisation of the National Belarus Airport from Shanghai to Minsk, Belarus.
Views: 828
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Coscol sets single lifting record

February 19 - February 19 - COSCO Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) has loaded two 566-tonne liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks on its heavy lift vessel DA AN at the Jiangyin Port in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 716
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Port projects planned at Longview

February 18 - February 18 - The Port of Longview has stated that in 2014 it plans to continue the redevelopment of Berth 4, as well as invest in the port's first mobile harbour crane.
Views: 838
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Landfall gets into the Spirit

February 18 - February 18 - Landfall Marine Contractors has chartered a heavy lift vessel to transport 24 MPS container-pontoons and a 300-tonne jack-up barge to Ghana.
Views: 731
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Aeolus breezes out of Sietas

February 18 - February 18 - The jack-up vessel, Aeolus, which was constructed at the Sietas shipyard for Dutch marine engineering company, Van Oord, has left the shipyard.
Views: 726
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First for Yekaterinburg, says Volga-Dnepr

February 17 - February 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a 103-tonne turbine rotor from Frankfurt-Hahn to Yekaterinburg, Russia onboard on of its AN-124-100 freighter aircraft.
Views: 944
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Giant rotor flies with Ruslan

February 14 - February 14 - Ruslan International has carried a power station rotor from Kuwait to Singapore using one of the 17 Antonov AN-124 freighter aircraft under its management.
Views: 741
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Liebherr denies blame for Brazilian accident

February 14 - February 14 - All investigations concluded to date by the Liebherr crane experts have shown that its LR 11350 crane was not the cause of the accident at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo on November 27, 2013.
Views: 640
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Absorbing lift for Wagenborg

February 14 - February 14 - Wagenborg Nedlift has lifted a fully equipped absorber column, which weighed 258 tonnes, onto its foundations at OCI's ammonia plant at the Chemelot site in Geleen, the Netherlands.
Views: 524
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Heavy lifts for Fagioli

February 14 - February 14 - Fagioli India has lifted an 800-tonne ship-to-shore crane at Pipavav port in India.
Views: 798
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Concerns about new Australian heavy vehicle law

February 13 - February 13 - Australia's National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is working closely with the industry to address concerns about the length of time it is currently taking to issue permits for heavy haulage operators.
Views: 971
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Heavy lift growth at Tiong Woon

February 12 - February 12 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd has posted a net profit increase of 46 percent at SGD13.4 million (USD10.6 million) for the six months ended December 31, 2013.
Views: 907
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It's a gold mine for Globalink

February 12 - February 12 - Globalink's project logistics team has handled a turnkey transportation project of three mills from China for a gold mine in the southeast of Kazakhstan.
Views: 877
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Pella buys Sietas

February 12 - February 12 - As of March 10, 2014, Russia's Pella Shipyard is taking over the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg.
Views: 1154
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New platform model for NBR

February 11 - February 11 - NBR Offshore Logistics has added a new 350-tonne capacity crawler loading platform - the C400PL - to its crawler transporter range.
Views: 622
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Seaway appoints de Bree

February 11 - February 11 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has appointed Peter de Bree as its new chief operating officer (coo).
Views: 823
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Lysander ships heavy nacelle

February 10 - February 10 - Lysander Shipping has arranged the import and delivery of a large wind turbine nacelle from Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea to the NAREC testing facility in Blyth.
Views: 790
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Huge ALHD delivery for Dockwise

February 10 - February 10 - Boskalis subsidiary Dockwise has delivered the hull of the Australian Landing Helicopter Dock (ALHD) Adelaide from Vigo, Spain to Melbourne, Australia on board its semisubmersible heavy lift vessel, Blue Marlin.
Views: 772
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NCSG acquires Mullen

February 10 - February 10 - Edmonton headquartered NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services has acquired the Calgary based Mullen Rigging and Industrial Services Inc.
Views: 843
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Jumbo wins Ithaca contract

February 7 - February 7 - Jumbo Shipping has been awarded a contract with Ithaca Energy for the provision of the FPF-1 mooring system installation for the Greater Stella Area development.
Views: 617
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Challenging yacht shipment for Allseas

February 6 - February 6 - Allseas Global Logistics' project team has transported a yacht from a shipyard in Rayong, Thailand to Southampton, UK.
Views: 821
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KBR wins design contract

February 6 - February 6 - KBR has been awarded a contract for the basic design development for Heerema Offshore Services' large new submersible crane vessel (NSCV) through its subsidiary GVA.
Views: 561
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Sacema gets mill turning

February 6 - February 6 - Denmark based Sacema Project Shipping has completed the shipment of a secondhand board mill from Italy to India.
Views: 935
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FKAB secures conversion contract

February 6 - January 6 - FKAB China has won a design order from ZPMC's shipping arm, for the conversion of a 15 year old aframax tanker into a semi-submersible heavy lift vessel.
Views: 826
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CEA handles factory parts

February 5 - February 5 - CEA Projects has handled the transportation of 5,200 tonnes of factory parts for the Nissan Motor Company.
Views: 738
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OXL seeks to reassure creditors

February 4 - February 5 - Just over one month since it filed for creditor protection, Zeebrugge-based heavy lift and multi-purpose shipping line OXL it is confident that it will meet the May deadline set by the Belgian court to restructure its business and satisfy cre
Views: 1260
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New Mercedes-Benz SLT

February 4 - February 4 - Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new SLT heavy haulage vehicle, designed for a gross truck and trailer weight of 250 tonnes.
Views: 2615
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Gulf Agency takes two

February 4 - February 4 - Gulf Agency Services has handled project cargoes from two heavy lift vessels in Djibouti.
Views: 790
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Tuscor Lloyds rushes to print

February 4 - February 4 - Tuscor Lloyds has organised the shipment of over 368 tonnes of flexographic printing machinery from Germany to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 744
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Mammoet assists Sellafield lift

February 4 - February 4 - Mammoet has helped remove a ventilation stack weighing 100 tonnes from a Silos Direct Encapsulation Plant (SDP) at the Sellafield nuclear power station in the UK.
Views: 530
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Coscol to supply for Shell

February 3 - February 3 - COSCO Shipping Co Ltd (Coscol) has officially become a provider of transport services for heavy lift cargoes for Shell, after successfully passing a QHSE assessment by the oil and gas giant.
Views: 869
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PCN duo in separator move

February 3 - February 3 - Trinidad's Ramps Logistics and its South Korean partner, Daewon Logipia Co Ltd have handled the transportation of a vertical dryer inlet separator from Ulsan to the Port of Lisas.
Views: 847
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17th BUSINESSrun set for Shanghai

February 3 - February 3 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced the 17th BreakBulk BUSINESSrun, which will take place in Shanghai on March 12, 2014.
Views: 901
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Terex trio service lock

February 3 - February 3 - Nantes based company Sogecofa, part of the Mediaco Group, has used three heavy Terex all terrain cranes - an AC 350, an AC 500-2 and an AC 700 - to help service the Kembs lock on the Grand Canal of Alsace.
Views: 866

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