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Equipment News from May 2014

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Crane Rental assists fight against cancer

May 29 - May 29 - Crane Rental Corporation has helped install a proton accelerator, or cyclotron, for proton therapy cancer treatment, at the First Coast Oncology facility being built by Sauer Incorporated in Jacksonville, Florida.
Views: 568
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Cosmatos powers through to Macedonia

May 29 - May 29 - Cosmatos Shipping Services has transported 16 sets of Siemens windmills from the Greek port of Thessaloniki to the Republic of Macedonia.
Views: 713
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Systematic move for Spedition Thomas

May 29 - May 29 - Spedition Thomas has transported an emission control system from Germany and Luxembourg to Jorf Lasfar in Morocco via the German port of Stade.
Views: 717
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Mobi-Hub puts Terex to the test

May 28 - May 28 - In April 2014, Berlin-based Mobi-Hub took delivery of a new Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane, which has recently been used to lift a 175-tonne and 12 m long power plant column at the Borsighafen port.
Views: 638
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Modulift develops record-breaking beams

May 28 - May 28 - Customised heavy lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift has designed and developed the world's highest capacity single point lifting beam.
Views: 438
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Oversize overcomes challenges

May 28 - May 28 - Oversize Transport Service Finland has transported a large marine crane from Verona, Italy to a shipyard in Severodvinsk, Russia.
Views: 700
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Liebherr in Bavarian tandem lift

May 27 - May 27 - Two Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile cranes, owned by Deggendorf-based Kran Saller and Winhoring-based Kranverleih Saller, have lifted two 150-tonne cold boxes in a tandem hoist at the German river port of Passau.
Views: 461
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Only the Best for Bati

May 27 - May 27 - Bati Shipping & Trading has transported seven 75-tonne Best transformers and other accessories from Balikesir in Turkey to Saudi Arabia's Jeddah Port.
Views: 695
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THLG members gather in Antwerp

May 27 - May 27 - Ahead of the Breakbulk Europe exhibition, The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) held its annual conference in Antwerp on May 12, which brought in 70 members from 40 different countries.
Views: 560
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Safmarine MPV enhances West African service

May 27 - May 27 - Safmarine MPV has enhanced its Europe-West Africa service with the launch of ENERGY, a new dedicated shipping service that will provide the oil and gas industry with routes into West Africa.
Views: 1033
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BAM Clough puts foot on the gas with SAL Heavy Lift

May 26 - May 26 - SAL Heavy Lift, through its wholly owned Singapore subsidiary, SAL Heavy Lift Singapore, has signed a major new contract with Australia's BAM Clough joint venture for the shipping and deployment of LNG and LPG product loading platforms for the IN
Views: 633
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Damani handles crane import

May 22 - May 22 - Damani Shipping has handled the import of a 51-tonne telescopic crane at Mumbai Port.
Views: 640
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Barnhart reaches new Hite

May 22 - May 22 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Hite Crane & Rigging based in Spokane, Washington.
Views: 878
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Aaras busy in Karachi

May 21 - May 21 - Aaras Project & Logistics Pakistan has handled various project cargoes arriving on three different vessels at the Port of Karachi from China.
Views: 667
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Panama Canal gates on the move

May 21 - May 21 - The heavy lift vessel Sun Rise has set sail for Panama from Trieste in Italy, carrying four new gates for the Panama Canal's third set of locks.
Views: 692
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Jumbo shows off new jib

May 21 - May 21 - Jumbo has displayed its new super fly-jib on board the Jumbo Javelin in front of the company's headquarters in Schiedam, the Netherlands.
Views: 499
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WWPC duo teams up

May 20 - May 20 - Portlog International, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Mexico, and fellow WWPC partner for the USA, BNSF Logistics, have worked together to transport a flight simulator from Toluca to Dallas for airline training purposes.
Views: 746
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Oily move for Fast & Direct

May 20 - May 20 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions has arranged the transport of oilfield equipment from a factory in Jebel Ali Free Zone to Kuwait.
Views: 727
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Power shipment arrives in St Petersburg

May 20 - May 20 - JSC Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has handled a consignment of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment, with a total weight of 1,672 tonnes, which arrived from Canada on board Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Tokyo.
Views: 793
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PCN hails success of free networking

May 16 - May 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has just completed its first free networking event for project cargo and heavy lift specialists, which ran alongside the BreakBulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp.
Views: 711
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Allcargo sets Indian record

May 15 - May 15 - Allcargo Logistics has successfully loaded nine pieces of heavy and out-of-gauge cargo from Jawaharlal Nehru Port's shallow berth using its multipurpose vessel, Allcargo Susheela.
Views: 803
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Terex names EWPA in Poland

May 15 - May 15 - Terex Cranes has appointed EWPA Maszyny Budowlane as its authorised crane distributor for Poland.
Views: 898
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Feldmann creates work of art

May 15 - May 15 - Feldmann Pneukran + Transport was called upon to supply two Liebherr mobile cranes to assemble an art project on the River Limmat in Z
Views: 470
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Liebherr in splashing lift

May 14 - May 14 - MSG Krandienst GmbH and Wiesbauer GmbH used two new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile cranes to install a glass roof at Erding thermal water world complex.
Views: 299
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CEA in Thai crane lift

May 14 - May 14 - CEA Project Logistics has coordinated the discharge of a Kobelco CKE1800 crawler crane from a barge at Sattahip Port in Thailand.
Views: 736
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Deep South welcomes USA's first AC 1000

May 13 - May 13 - Deep South Crane & Rigging has become the first company in the United States to take delivery of the Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane.
Views: 383
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RZD Logistics tracks rail equipment

May 13 - May 13 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) has coordinated the delivery of railway equipment form Russia to Serbia, on behalf of its sister company RZD International.
Views: 864
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SC&RA recognises industry excellence

May 13 - May 13 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) handed out a number of awards at its annual conference that took place in Boca Raton last month.
Views: 596
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Drop-forge lift for HHLA

May 13 - May 13 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) recently handled a 167-tonne drop-forging hammer at its O'Swaldkai terminal.
Views: 725
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Zuidnatie inaugurates Terex duo in Antwerp

May 13 - May 13 - Antwerp terminal operator Zuidnatie nv has inaugurated two new Terex Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour cranes from Terex Port Solutions (TPS) at the Belgian port.
Views: 558
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DA KANG loads tug duo

May 13 - May 13 - COSCO Shipping's heavy lift vessel DA KANG successfully lifted two tug boats, each of which weighed 615 tonnes, in Haiphong, Vietnam.
Views: 779
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ADM and KOG partner up

May 12 - May 12 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has supported KOG Transport in a big project move from various European locations to the port of Antwerp.
Views: 656
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Global Cranes expands

May 12 - May 12 - Global Cranes has moved into its new global headquarters in Houston, which is larger than its former location based on the success of the Zoomlion RT line.
Views: 456
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Intermarine goes for 15

May 12 - May 12 - Intermarine LLC is adding 15 new vessels to its fleet to meet the rising demand of its heavy lift and project cargo customers.
Views: 636
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Neva-Leader 8 launched

May 9 - May 9 - The dry cargo vessel Neva-Leader 8 has been launched by the Nevsky Shipyard for North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC).
Views: 636
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Windy work for Crane Rental

May 9 - May 9 - Crane Rental Corporation has transported a nacelle, wind turbine rotor hub and support frame over 16 km to Siemens Energy's new state-of-the-art wind energy training facility in central Florida.
Views: 819
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Steely job for WWPC members

May 9 - May 9 - Denholm Global Logistics and BNSF Logistics have worked together to transport two 53-tonne slag pots from Shanghai to a steel mill in the UK.
Views: 839
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Nordana adds Mediterranean service

May 9 - May 9 - Nordana is to commence operations for its new additional Mediterranean service in the middle of June, 2014.
Views: 593
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SAL delivers heart of LNG plant

May 9 - May 9 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported a 257-tonne cryogenic heat exchanger on board its vessel Annagret from Fairless Hills in the USA to Malaysia.
Views: 671
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SCS in turbine lifting challenge

May 8 - May 8 - SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport has arranged the transport, rigging and positioning of a turbine and generator set for Stadtwerke Neum
Views: 455
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SC&RA awards Forster

May 7 - May 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) presented the President's Award to Ben Forster of Rigging Gear Sales during its 2014 annual conference in Boca Raton.
Views: 436
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Terex ups Indonesia's floating crane capacity

May 7 - May 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has strengthened its presence in Indonesia, with the order of three further Terex Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes from Winning Logistics Investments Pte Ltd.
Views: 773
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Liner lift for Liebherr

May 6 - May 6 - A Liebherr LR 11350 crawler crane has erected a 170-tonne pre-formed ring liner during the construction of reactor block 3 at the Kakrapar nuclear power plant in the Indian state of Gujarat.
Views: 442
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Multimodal told: new box weighing rules will save lives

May 5 - May 5 - At last week's Multimodal event in the UK, delegates were reminded that a new UN code of practice requiring container weights to be verified before shipping will enter into force in July 2016.
Views: 625
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James Lomma strikes gold at SC&RA

May 5 - May 5 - James Lomma was named the 12th recipient of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA)'s Golden Achievement Award at its recent Annual Conference in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the specialised carrier and rigging ind
Views: 452
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Manitowoc sees crane sales slip

May 2 - May 2 - Manitowoc Company reported Q1 2014 sales of USD850 million, down 5 percent year-on-year over Q1 2013.
Views: 773
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Ocean 7 appoints TSL

May 2 - May 2 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed TSL Shipping & Trading as its exclusive commercial booking agent for the Americas.
Views: 653
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Fagioli and NCSG target Canadian LNG

May 2 - May 2 - NCSG Crane and Heavy Haulage Corp and Fagioli Canada have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on crane, rigging, and heavy haul projects in the LNG sector in the Prince Rupert area.
Views: 910
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SC&RA elects officers

May 1 - May 1 - During its annual conference from April 22-26 in Florida, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) elected Alan Barnhart from Memphis as president, and welcomed a host of new officers to its board.

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