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Equipment News from June 2014

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Liebherr chalks up 30,000

June 30 - June 30 - The recent delivery of an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane was the 30,000th supplied by Liebherr-Werk Ehingen to date.
Views: 658
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ISS on hand in Algeciras

June 27 - June 27 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has worked as agents for ZPMC for its breakbulk carrier, Zhen Hua 25, to manage discharge of four STS cranes at Algeciras port in Spain.
Views: 817
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Jumbo Javelin to get DDS system

June 27 - June 27 - Jumbo has awarded a contract to Huisman for the design and construction of a second Deepwater Deployment System (DDS) to be integrated on the shipping line's Jumbo Javelin.
Views: 492
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Leipzig/Halle steps on the gas

June 27 - June 27 - A gas cooler weighing 141 tonnes was loaded on board an aircraft at Leipzig/Halle Airport having made its way to the airport from Berlin by inland waterway and low loader.
Views: 703
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Fairmount tows jack-up rig

June 26 - June 26 - Ocean towage and heavy lift transportation company, Fairmount Marine has managed the towage of the West Ariel jack-up rig from Vung Tau, Vietnam, to Singapore.
Views: 718
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SAL ships coal loaders

June 26 - June 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's Lone has transported two shiploaders with a combined weight of approximately 1,900 tonnes from Germany to Northern Colombia, becoming the first ship to call at the newly constructed pier in Puerto Bolivar.
Views: 809
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A2SEA gets Sea Challenger ready

June 25 - June 25 - A2SEA's new offshore installation vessel Sea Challenger is now in Esbjerg, making ready to mobilise for its first project - the installation of 35 Siemens 6MW turbines on DONG Energy's Westermost Rough project.
Views: 502
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Scheuerle put to the test by Doolan's

June 24 - June 24 - Doolan's Heavy Haulage is relying on Scheuerle's Widening Trailer to transport heavy cargo across Australian states, where a vehicle's axle spacing or width must be changed on crossing state borders.
Views: 613
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Administration for Northover Heavy

June 23 - June 23 - Begbies Traynor, the business rescue and recovery specialist, has been appointed as administrator of Liverpool-based Hunterstrong Engineering Limited, which traded as Northover Heavy Logistics.
Views: 1068
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Record London load for WWL ALS

June 20 - June 20 - Dragados Sisk Joint Venture (DSJV) contracted WWL ALS (Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services) to deliver the tunnel boring machine, Jessica, through London from Stepney Green to Limmo Peninsular as part of the Crossrail project.
Views: 900
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Busy month for Crane Rental

June 20 - June 20 - This month has seen Crane Rental Corporation complete a number of heavy hauling projects across the USA.
Views: 1051
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Hansa appoints Neuendorff

June 19 - June 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Steven Neuendorff as head of Americas, based at the company's regional headquarters in Houston.
Views: 1173
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Collett invests in Scheuerle

June 18 - June 18 - On June 25, Collett Transport will be presented its new Scheuerle STB 550 side girder deck at the equipment manufacturer's premises in Pfedelbach, Germany.
Views: 709
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Maritime sale for Mammoet?

June 17 - June 17 - Mammoet Europe bv has expressed its intention to sell a large part of its maritime fleet to Hebo Maritiemservice bv.
Views: 707
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Tuscor Lloyds gets reel going

June 17 - June 17 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a 58-tonne cable reel from Newcastle, UK to Manila in the Philippines via South Korea's port of Busan.
Views: 903
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SPL transforms New York

June 17 - June 17 - Specialized Power Logistics (SPL) has recently coordinated the delivery of a 226-tonne transformer in the New York area
Views: 768
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Steady year for Liebherr

June 16 - June 16 - During 2013, Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of USD12.12 billion against what it described as a backdrop of moderate international progress.
Views: 1424
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Panama Canal: gates ahoy

June 13 - June 13 - The second shipment of new lock gates has arrived at the Panama Canal, marking a significant step forward in the Panama Canal expansion programme.
Views: 786
Cargotec: changes at the top thumbnail image

Cargotec: changes at the top

June 12 - June 12 - Cargo handling machinery manufacturer Cargotec Corporation has revealed changes to its executive board following the resignation of Eric Nielsen.
Views: 334
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Transport of the year for Collett

June 12 - June 12 - Collett Transport has won the 2014 Transport Job of the Year award in the under 120 tonnes category at the ESTA Awards for Excellence.
Views: 659
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FSG whips up a Storm

June 11 - June 11 - Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has handed over RollDock Storm to Dutch shipping company RollDock bv for immediate worldwide operation in the transport of specialised heavy cargo and project loads.
Views: 892
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German owners form shipping pool

June 11 - June 11 - BHS Pool Weser-Ems is a new joint venture founded by shipping companies Briese and Harren & Partner to create a shipping pool for heavy lift vessels.
Views: 1158
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ARRC bags San Pablo

June 9 - June 9 - This month Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) will be adding a new multipurpose vessel - San Pablo - to its fleet, as part of its fleet upgrade and service expansion programme.
Views: 1036
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150-tonner for Damani

June 9 - June 9 - Damani Shipping has handled the shipment of a 150-tonne transformer from India's port of Mumbai to Port Callao in Peru.
Views: 922
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Crane Rental towers above

June 9 - June 9 - Crane Rental Corporation is to take delivery of a Terex Peiner SK-415 electric tower crane, which will be put to work immediately in Florida where two of the company's existing tower cranes are participating in a 12-month-long project.
Views: 671
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SC&RA meets with US state officials

June 6 - June 6 - A delegation of Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) members and staff have completed a series of successful meetings from May 28-30 with western US states regarding oversize and overweight permit issues.
Views: 589
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Salerno settles on Goldhofer

June 6 - June 6 - Panama based Salerno Heavy Lift has invested in the THP/SL 6 split-combination module from Goldhofer.
Views: 805
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ARRC adds Antonio

June 6 - June 6 - As Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) celebrates its 20th anniversary in the Russian-USA trade, the shipping line has confirmed that it is proceeding with the introduction of additional upgraded vessels to its service.
Views: 802
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Universal Transport makes German buy

June 6 - June 6 - Universal Transport has acquired the majority interest in heavy transport specialist Messingschlager, with retroactive effect from January 1, 2014.
Views: 765
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Totalplan success

June 5 - June 5 - Totalplan Porto recently coordinated the shipment of pipes and turbines from Portugal to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1054
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ABA champions Terex Challenger

June 5 - June 5 - ABA Crane Hire has taken delivery of its first Terex crane - a 60-tonne capacity Challenger 3180 all terrain crane.
Views: 395
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Move One into Jordan

June 5 - June 5 - This summer, Move One is set to open an office in Amman, Jordan, and revealed plans for a future expansion at the Port of Aqaba.
Views: 770
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BigLift heads to Hay Point

June 4 - June 4 - BigLift's Happy Buccaneer has transported a 1,220-tonne shiploader from Mokpo, South Korea to be installed on the new HPX3 coal loading berth at Hay Point in Australia.
Views: 944
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ALE unveils Mega Jack

June 4 - June 4 - ALE has unveiled its latest innovation, the Mega Jack 800, which was designed by the company's research and development division to provide a unique jacking solution.
Views: 631
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Verbrugge receives monopiles

June 4 - June 4 - The first monopiles constructed by SIF Group and Smulders Group for the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm have been transported to the Verbrugge Terminals at the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands for storage.
Views: 705
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Reshamsingh in refinery project

June 4 - June 4 - Reshamsingh & Co. has handled a 5,000 freight tonne shipment from Mumbai port to Kochi as part of the Integrated Refinery Expansion projects at the BPCL Kochi Refinery for GR Engineering.
Views: 699
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Siempelkamp presses ahead

June 4 - June 4 - A disassembled closed-die forging press with a force of 50,000 tonnes and components of a smaller press with a force of 12,500 tonnes are currently being transported from the premises of manufacturer Siempelkamp Machinen und Anlagenbau in Krefeld
Views: 814
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Deep South adds Terex duo

June 3 - June 3 - Deep South Crane & Rigging has added a 400-tonne capacity Terex CC 2400-1 and a 1,600-tonne Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane to its fleet.
Views: 596
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Alliance ships shelter

June 3 - June 3 - Alliance Logistics has transported a 13.5 m long and 37-tonne electricity shelter from France to Morocco.
Views: 913
Liebherr assists Felbermayr in skeleton hoist thumbnail image

Liebherr assists Felbermayr in skeleton hoist

June 2 - June 2 - Austrian crane and heavy load contractor Felbermayr has erected a steel skeleton for a new hangar at Schwechat Airport in Vienna using five Liebherr mobile cranes.
Views: 774

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