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Equipment News from October 2014

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Volga-Dnepr beats the drum

October 31 - October 31 - Volga-Dnepr Group's engineering and logistics centre was called into action to develop special loading equipment to transport a 30-tonne heavy boiler drum from Dusseldorf to Kuwait City.
Views: 856
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Tricky ten for Almajdouie

October 30 - October 30 - Coordinadora has awarded Almajdouie Logistics Company the challenging assignment of moving heavy and abnormal units from Jubail Industrial Port to the Sadara Petrochemical Company in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 969
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Ups and downs for Terex

October 30 - October 30 - Terex Corporation has posted a 3 percent year-on-year increase in net sales for the third quarter of 2014, despite seeing a 31 percent drop in income from continuing operations.
Views: 474
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AN-124 houses helicopter

October 30 - October 30 - Ruslan International has partnered with DB Schenker subsidiary, charter broker Karpeles Flight Services, to move a brand new AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter from the UK to Africa.
Views: 758
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Ballast Nedam to sell offshore business

October 30 - October 30 - Ballast Nedam has begun a process to divest its offshore business unit, with the intention of concluding the transaction at short notice.
Views: 457
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Reshamsingh lifts six

October 29 - October 29 - Reshamsingh has completed six heavy lifts, weighing approximately 100 tonnes each, for Bharat Petroleum Corporation's integrated refinery expansion project in Kochi, India.
Views: 733
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Combi Lift Bremen-bound; Combi Dock set up

October 29 - October 29 - Effective November 1, the headquarters of Combi Lift will move to Bremen, with the shipping line's technical and engineering work coming together with its chartering and operations activities under one roof. The company's office in Steinkirch
Views: 1093
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Johnson against the clock in triple lift

October 29 - October 29 - Johnson Crane Hire has played its part in the removal of three pressure vessels for the GHHER (gas heated heat exchanger reformer) project at the Sasol gas reforming plant in Secunda, South Africa.
Views: 652
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Happy Star shines for BigLift

October 28 - October 28 - BigLift Shipping has celebrated the official naming of the latest addition to its fleet of heavy lift vessels, Happy Star, at Huisman China's yard in Xiamen.
Views: 1037
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Giant reactor lift in Linz

October 27 - October 27 - A 380-tonne reactor, manufactured by Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec (SBN), has been loaded at Felbermayr's heavy lift port in Linz.
Views: 841
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Crowley assists canal expansion

October 27 - October 27 - Crowley Maritime Corp.'s heavy lift barge 455 4 has delivered the first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion.
Views: 841
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MI Logistics on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Indonesia, MI Logistic, has handled two complex projects, including the export of transformers and the import of steel components.
Views: 1012
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Figure of eight for Cosco

October 24 - October 24 - Cosco Shipping's 28,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessel Da Liang has been delivered to the carrier, and is now in service at the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard.
Views: 523
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Vogtle expansion gets a lift

October 23 - October 23 - An 81.6-tonne CA05 module has been installed at unit 3 of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power station in Burke County, near Waynesborough, Georgia.
Views: 911
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ISS returns to Africa's east coast

October 22 - October 22 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acted as port and discharging agents for Cosco Shipping's vessel Da De, which arrived at the Kenyan port of Mombasa with seven rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes.
Views: 761
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Columns rise at German refinery

October 22 - October 22 - Wagenborg has transported two large columns from a fabrication yard in Kleve to Karlsruhe, where they were installed onto their foundations at the Miro fuel refinery.
Views: 473
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Sarens puts Terex to the test

October 22 - October 22 - Sarens has used a Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane with its recently acquired Boom Booster kit to erect an Enercon E-126 wind turbine at the Windpark Noordoostpolder in the Netherlands.
Views: 869
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Houston, we have a vessel

October 22 - October 22 - BBC Chartering can now enjoy priority berthing and 24/7 serviceability in the Port of Houston, with the gateway's Manchester Terminal being named the carrier's dedicated North American hub.
Views: 757
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Trains travel on water

October 21 - October 21 - Germany's Intertransport Gruber has completed the transportation of two trains shipped from Qingdao, China to Rotterdam.
Views: 970
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Clearlake acquires AmQuip

October 21 - October 21 - Clearlake Capital Group has completed its acquisition of crane rental and lifting solutions provider AmQuip.
Views: 821
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Cutting-edge counterweight concept

October 21 - October 21 - Liebherr has developed an innovative concept for erecting its 600-tonne capacity LR 1600/2 crawler cranes with long wind power boom systems.
Views: 924
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Drum roll for D

October 21 - October 21 - One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76-TD freighters has transported a heavy-duty steam drum from Germany's D
Views: 632
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October 21 - October 20 - Josef Prangl, founder of Austrian access, lifting and transport provider Prangl, passed away unexpectedly recently at the age of 87.
Views: 745
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Fast & Direct under pressure

October 20 - October 20 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services has transported 21 pressure vessels from Sharjah Saif Zone to Hamriyah Free Zone in the UAE.
Views: 646
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A foxy dozen down Rio way

October 20 - October 20 - Fox Cargo do Brasil has project managed the transportation of 12 new electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Zhangzhou, China to the Libra Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 1224
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Oh! de Cologne, for Wagenborg

October 20 - October 20 - Wagenborg has completed the transport, transhipment and installation of a generator and gas turbine destined for the K
Views: 708
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Hamilton adds warehouse

October 17 - October 17 - Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has added a warehousing asset to its portfolio of logistics-focused real estate.
Views: 853
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GeoSea buys Hochtief assets

October 16 - October 16 - International construction group Hochtief is selling its offshore assets to marine contractor and long-term partner, GeoSea.
Views: 878
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Mammoet takes highway record

October 15 - October 15 - During a record-breaking operation, Mammoet successfully replaced a 2,100-tonne bridge over one of Ottawa's major highways.
Views: 725
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Alliance powers up

October 15 - October 15 - Alliance Logistics recently completed the delivery of over-dimensional machinery for the electricity industry from Marseille to Tangier Port in Morocco.
Views: 1016
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Steil adds Liebherr duo

October 15 - October 15 - Trier, Germany based Steil Kranarbeiten recently invested in two new telescopic mobile cranes from Liebherr.
Views: 576
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BBC delivers RTG quartet

October 14 - October 14 - BBC Chartering's 166 m long heavy lift vessel, BBC Spring, has shipped four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Phu My in Vietnam to the Chilean port of San Antonio.
Views: 866
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Daewon Logipia completes acquisition

October 14 - October 14 - South Korea's Daewon Logipia has completed the acquisition of logistics consulting and service company, Korea Logistics Consulting & Service.
Views: 1064
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Boom Booster for Sarens

October 13 - October 13 - The Sarens Group has equipped its CC 8800-1 crawler crane fleet with the Terex Boom Booster.
Views: 755
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Pressing work for Viktor Baumann

October 13 - October 13 - Crane service provider Viktor Baumann, used its Terex Superlift 3800 crane for the first time during the removal of three press components from a SGL Carbon factory in Bonn, Germany.
Views: 702
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Reshamsingh powers through

October 13 - October 13 - Reshamsingh & Co has coordinated the delivery of heavy pieces for hydropower projects across India.
Views: 655
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Reshamsingh powers through

October 13 - October 13 - Reshamsingh & Co has coordinated the delivery of heavy pieces for hydropower projects across India.
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Renewable success for Collett

October 13 - October 13 - Collett & Sons has handled over 324 wind turbine components from its purpose built Grangemouth depot on behalf of Forth Ports.
Views: 789
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The Friday Flyer - October 10, 2014

October 10 - At the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston, Ed Osterwald, a partner at CEG-Europe, gave a fascinating insight into why the oil and gas business is one of the largest - and most poorly understood - industries in the world.
Views: 1564
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MeteoGroup delivers for Shell

October 9 - October 9 - MeteoGroup is to provide a weather forecasting service to Shell offshore operations in the UK, Ireland, Norway and the Netherlands.
Views: 1021
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TP Shipping opens in Houston

October 8 - October 8 - Grimstad, Norway-headquartered TP Shipping has opened a new office in Houston.
Views: 770
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Martin Bencher ships crane quartets

October 7 - October 7 - Martin Bencher Poland has delivered two shipments of four automatic stacking cranes from Shanghai to Rotterdam's ECT Delta terminal.
Views: 638
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Tuscor Lloyds in the eye of a storm

October 7 - October 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported three 9-tonne out-of-gauge anchors and their accompanying shackles from the UK to Hawaii.
Views: 811
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Baltic Cargo Shuttle takes off

October 7 - October 7 - Arkon Shipping and Best Logistics have celebrated the inauguration of their heavy lift and general cargo shuttle service: the Baltic Cargo Shuttle (BCS).
Views: 985
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AGL steams ahead

October 6 - October 6 - Alexander Global Logistics has handled the transport of a 148-tonne steam drum by barge from Berlin to Sluijskil in the Netherlands.
Views: 947
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Sloman Neptun appoints Swedish agent

October 6 - October 6 - Sloman Neptun Shipping & Transport has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its new agent in Sweden.
Views: 1386
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Immingham ups lifting capacity

October 6 - October 6 - Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Immingham has expanded its crane fleet with the addition of a Terex / Gottwald HMK 170 EG mobile harbour crane.
Views: 894
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Large winch takes to the road

October 3 - October 3 - WWL ALS has arranged the transport of a 110-tonne winch from Wallsend to Telford in the UK, as well as its installation on site.
Views: 482
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R&B in another mining move

October 3 - October 3 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has shipped another three large Komatsu mining dump trucks from the manufacturer's new faciltiy in Chennai, India to Liberia's Monrovia port for use in the country's New Liberty Gold Project.
Views: 772
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First Tadano for Southern

October 1 - October 1 - Southern Crane has taken delivery of its first Tadano all terrain crane - a new ATF 90G-4 - in North Carolina.
Views: 314
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DICA celebrates new HQ

October 1 - October 1 - DICA Outrigger Pads has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate its move to a new headquarters, manufacturing and distribution facility in Guthrie Center, Iowa.
Views: 531
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Pengel makes Liebherr upgrade

October 1 - October 1 - Autokranverleigh Pengel has added a new Liebherr LTM 1220-5.2 mobile crane, to replace its old LTM 1160/2 crane.
Views: 309

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