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Equipment News from March 2014

Columbia adds Chinook lift thumbnail image

Columbia adds Chinook lift

March 31 - March 31 - Columbia Helicopters has acquired five Boeing CH-47D helicopters formerly operated by the US Army.
Views: 556
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EMS opens in Helsinki

March 31 - March 31 - Bremen based logistics company and part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, EMS Log GmbH has opened a branch office in Helsinki, which will be headed up be Markku Koponen.
Views: 631
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Bishop acquires Delta

March 28 - March 28 - SBP Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Bishop Lifting Products, has completed the acquisition of Houston headquartered Delta Rigging & Tools.
Views: 769
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Seaway Heavy Lifting opens Rotterdam yard

March 28 - March 28 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has agreed a deal with Rhenus Logistics to rent warehouse facilities, an open storage area and quayside space for 10 years in Maasvlakte, Rotterdam.
Views: 726
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Crowley delivers Tubular Bells

March 27 - March 27 - Crowley has provided ocean towing services for the Tubular Bells topside in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas industry contractor, Saipem.
Views: 686
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Julius delivered to Gray

March 27 - March 27 - Gray Offshore has taken delivery of a 91.4 m x 30.5 m ABS-classed heavy-duty ocean deck barge, Julius, from Conrad Shipyard LLC.
Views: 692
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WWL ALS opens in Aberdeen

March 26 - March 26 - WWL ALS (Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services) has opened a new office in Aberdeen, Scotland, which will be headed up by senior manager of projects and shipping, Richard Platts, who is currently based in Hull.
Views: 959
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De Jonghe to shoot off 18th BUSINESSrun

March 26 - March 26 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that TEJO's founder, Ingrid De Jonghe, will fire the starting pistol the 18th Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Antwerp.
Views: 948
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Wagstaff buys Grove crane capacity

March 25 - March 25 - US crane rental company Wagstaff Crane Service has taken delivery of a new 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L all terrain crane.
Views: 271
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TotalViax and Martin Bencher join forces

March 25 - March 25 - Martin Bencher USA and Venezuela's TotalViax worked together to transport a 91.6-tonne rotary railcar dumper from its manufacturer's facility in New Orleans to the customer's premises 35 km away from the Venezuelan river port of Palua.
Views: 730
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Seaway wins Dudgeon project

March 24 - March 24 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation of 67 foundations and one substation for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project.
Views: 564
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Gertzen chooses Liebherr capacity

March 24 - March 24 - Gertzen Krane & Transporte GmbH & Co. KG has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 643
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Polytra on the double

March 24 - March 24 - Polytra bv has shipped 80 bulk wagons from Romanian to Casablanca in Morocco, and 12,000 freight tonnes of pre-assembled steel structures from Moravski Krumlov in the Czech Republic to Germany's port of Hamburg.
Views: 1346
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Mining move for R&B

March 24 - March 24 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has handled the shipment of a series of dismantled dump trucks and spare vehicle bodies for the mining industry from Yokohoma in Japan to Guinea's port of Conakry.
Views: 786
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52 tonne compressor shipped

March 24 - March 24 - The UK and German members of the project forwarding network, Project Professionals Group, have worked together to transport an over-dimensional compressor weighing 52 tonnes from Scotland to Mexico via Antwerp.
Views: 798
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Dalian in SPMT move

March 21 - March 21 - Dalian Kingdom Logistics Group - also known as Junde - has moved a 420-tonne cool box at a Dalian shipyard using 48 axle lines SPMTs from Tianjie Heavy Industries (THI).
Views: 794
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Terex finger-paints the States

March 21 - March 21 - Terex Cranes made an impression at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 exhibition in Las Vegas when it encouraged attendees to help create its I Make America painting.
Views: 288
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Rollit keeps cool

March 21 - March 21 - Belgian project cargo specialist, Rollit Cargo, has transported seven air coolers from Montoir, France to Langelo near Norg in the Netherlands.
Views: 643
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New German line signs up for 10 ships

March 21 - March 21 - Zeaborn GmbH, a Bremen-based German shipping company established in 2013, has confirmed that it has signed a contract with a Chinese shipyard for the construction of ten multipurpose ships.
Views: 823
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Crane sales grow Stateside

March 20 - March 20 - A number of US based equipment rental, retail and service providers have added new crane, truck and trailer capacity to their ranks, including Bay Crane, Crane Service Inc. and Bigge Crane & Rigging.
Views: 850
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Huisman to build cranes for Hereema

March 19 - March 19 - Huisman has received a letter of intent for the delivery of two cranes with lifting capacities of 10,000 tonnes at a radius of 48 m onboard Hereema's new semi-submersible crane vessel.
Views: 494
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Komatsu move for WWL ALS

March 19 - March 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) Deutschland GmbH has arranged the transportation of a Komatsu WA600 from its factory in Hannover, Germnay to Beverwijk in the Netherlands.
Views: 811
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Jumbo waves goodbye to Daniella

March 19 - March 19 - After many years of service, Jumbo's multipurpose vessel Daniella is to be recycled at the ??m?ekler ship recycling facility in Al?a?a, Turkey.
Views: 597
Liebherr unveils LTM 1160-5.2 thumbnail image

Liebherr unveils LTM 1160-5.2

March 18 - March 18 - Liebherr unveiled its new 160-tonne capacity LTM 1160-5.2 mobile crane on a five-axle chassis at the Conexpo 2014 in Las Vegas.
Views: 280
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Jumbo secures Subsea 7 deal

March 18 - March 18 - Netherlands headquartered Jumbo has signed a contract with Subsea 7 for the provision of FPSO mooring piles and ground chain installations for the Dana Western Isles Development Project (WIDP) in the North Sea.
Views: 773
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Terex adds Headden

March 18 - March 18 - Terex Cranes North America has named Steve Headden its vice president of sales.
Views: 723
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WWPC breaks record in Phuket

March 17 - March 17 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised an impressive USD31,000 for the Hanseatic School for Life during the charity auction at its 14th annual conference in Phuket - the largest amount the network has raised at one of its conferences so
Views: 989
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Giant propeller leaves Hamburg

March 17 - March 17 - A giant propeller weighing 113 tonnes and measuring 10.3 m wide was loaded at Container Terminal Werder on the container ship Hyundai Together at the Port of Hamburg.
Views: 808
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Erickson on the Hunt

March 14 - March 14 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has signed a four-year contract with Hunt Oil Exploration and Production Company of Peru, L.L.C., to deliver construction, cargo and personnel airlift services in the country.
Views: 648
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Oversize crane departs Antwerp

March 13 - March 13 - A 69 m tall container crane destined for Norway has been loaded on board a pontoon in the Delwaide dock at the port of Antwerp.
Views: 697
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Latin sales soar for Liebherr

March 13 - March 13 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has experienced continuing strong demand for its mobile harbour crane range in Latin America, with seven orders being placed by regional port and terminal operators.
Views: 638
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NileDutch ups West Africa capacity

March 13 - March 13 - Netherlands headquartered shipping line NileDutch has enhanced its Asia-West Africa container service by chartering a 4,250 teu vessel onto the route.
Views: 1181
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Manitowoc reveals crane duo

March 12 - March 12 - Manitowoc revealed two new crawler cranes at CONEXPO 2014 - the 300-tonne capacity MLC300 and 650-tonne capacity MLC650.
Views: 315
Ocean Ranger makes debut thumbnail image

Ocean Ranger makes debut

March 12 - March 12 - Charleston Harbour's newest heavy lift crane Ocean Ranger, which is owned and operated by Charleston Heavy Lift Inc, made its first lift when it unloaded a 308-tonne generator onto a barge at Columbus Street Terminal.
Views: 568
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Conxion crosses borders

March 10 - March 10 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has transported a 95-tonne heat exchanger from Jebel Ali Free Zone in the UAE to Qatar, and offloaded it at the Qatar Petroleum refinery in Doha.
Views: 892
H&P chooses DNV GL thumbnail image

H&P chooses DNV GL

March 7 - March 7 - German shipowner Harren & Partner (H&P) is to implement DNV GL business intelligence software systems ShipManager Analyzer and ShipManager QHSE for its entire fleet of 52 vessels.
Views: 760
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Jumbo ramps up for Huisman

March 7 - March 7 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision has carried a pipe laying ramp for Huisman from the manufacturer's quay in Schiedam, the Netherlands to Sovik in Norway.
Views: 842
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Tuscor sails slitter case

March 7 - March 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the shipment of a 35-tonne slitter case from Birmingham in the UK to Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 760
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CNCo completes acquisition of Pacifica

March 6 - March 6 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has completed the purchase of Pacifica Shipping from New Zealand's Skeggs Group of companies.
Views: 1130
Ulferts & Wittrock chooses Nooteboom thumbnail image

Ulferts & Wittrock chooses Nooteboom

March 4 - March 4 - Oldenburg, Germany headquartered Ulferts & Wittrock has added several six-axle Nooteboom extendible semi low-loaders to its fleet, including the latest generation Nooteboom eight-line MCO-PX semi low-loader with detachable Multidolly.
Views: 594
Samson debuts synthetic crane rope thumbnail image

Samson debuts synthetic crane rope

March 4 - March 4 - Manitowoc Cranes has debuted its Grove RT770E rough-terrain crane utilising Samson's KZ 100 - the first synthetic hoist rope designed specifically for mobile cranes.
Views: 469
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BBC ships catamaran

March 4 - March 4 - The Damen-built catamaran, Liberdadi, has been transported from Jurong port in Singapore to Portugal's Mindelo port on board BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Plata.
Views: 909
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Alstom barges in new power

March 3 - March 3 - International engineering, procurement and construction contractor Alstom accepted its first gas turbine for the Carrington Power Station, utilising the nearby Manchester Ship Canal.
Views: 615
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MFC turns up the heat

March 3 - March 3 - India's MFC Transport Pvt Ltd has handled the transportation of two air heat exchangers from Walchandnagar Industries to the BHAVINI atomic power plant in Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu, India, on behalf of Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
Views: 648
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Hacklin gets steel tank moving

March 3 - March 3 - Hacklin Logistics Ltd has transported an 80-tonne steel tank from its manufacturer Japrotek's premises in Pietarsaari on the west coast of Finland to Norway.
Views: 759
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Fourth round for BigLift

March 3 - March 3 - This month, BigLift Shipping's Happy Dynamic will complete the fourth of four shipments of five automated rail mounted gantry cranes (ARMGs) for Konecranes, from Gydnia, Poland to Global Terminal in New Jersey.
Views: 971
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Volga-Dnepr on the run

March 3 - March 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 73-tonne turbine runner to Russia's Bratsk hydroelectric power station for OJSC Irkutskenergo.
Views: 809

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