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Equipment News from March 2015

Heerema signs LOI for world's largest crane vessel thumbnail image

Heerema signs LOI for world's largest crane vessel

March 31 - March 31 - Heerema Offshore Services has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to build what it says is the world's largest new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV), equipped with two cranes capable of lifting 10,000 tonnes each.
Views: 359
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Two tug survey for ETS

March 30 - March 30 - ETS Marine & Cargo Surveyors has attended the discharge and conducted the survey on two pusher tugs in Nueva Palmira, Uruguay.
Views: 740
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Sommer lifts tank with Liebherr

March 27 - March 27 - Kranverleih Sommer has used its Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane to lift and position a 50-tonne tank at the Airbus plant in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 497
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BBC goes fishing

March 27 - March 27 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Congo has shipped six fishing trawlers from Constanta, Italy to Maputo in Mozambique for the country's fishing industry.
Views: 581
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First high-speed trains arrive in UK

March 26 - March 26 - The first five of 110 high-speed railcar units have been delivered to the UK port of Southampton from Kasado, Japan onboard Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' ro-ro vessel Tamerlane.
Views: 729
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Ritchie completes record auction

March 26 - March 26 - Ritchie Bros. had sold more than USD54 million of equipment for Energy Transportation in Casper, Wyoming.
Views: 458
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Mammoet completes three-year overhaul

March 25 - March 25 - Mammoet USA has safely completed its role in the Reficar refinery modernisation and expansion project, Colombia - a job it was contracted to during 2011.
Views: 728
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ARRC welcomes two

March 25 - March 25 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is welcoming two new vessels - Warnow Venus and Warnow Sun - into its fleet at the end of March and beginning of April 2015.
Views: 632
Fangmann adds Liebherr crane thumbnail image

Fangmann adds Liebherr crane

March 23 - March 23 - Fangmann Industrie has taken delivery of an LTM 1130-5.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 451
Olympia boosted by crane purchase thumbnail image

Olympia boosted by crane purchase

March 23 - March 23 - The port of Olympia has purchased a previously-owned Gottwald GHMK7608 mobile harbour crane to boost its handling capabilities.
Views: 729
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HBB storms onto shipping scene

March 19 - March 19 - A new heavy lift agency - HBB Hanseatic Break Bulk - has been set up in Hamburg by ex-Hansa Heavy Lift executive Andr
Views: 822
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Jumbo joins forces with Arkon

March 19 - March 19 - Through a recently formed alliance with Arkon Shipping & Projects, Jumbo has added three multipurpose heavy lift vessels - Eris J, Ran J and Senda J - to its fleet.
Views: 629
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Ghana gets transformed by McDan

March 18 - March 18 - McDan Shipping has received two 85-tonne electrical transformers at the Ghanaian port of Tema, before transporting them by road to Winneba.
Views: 785
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GAC appointed Thorco agent

March 18 - March 18 - GAC Singapore has been appointed by Thorco Shipping to provide agency services for its vessels calling at Jurong port.
Views: 882
Siemens rotor flies with Volga-Dnepr thumbnail image

Siemens rotor flies with Volga-Dnepr

March 18 - March 18 - Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) has coordinated the delivery of a 50-tonne Siemens rotor from Germany to Mumbai, India.
Views: 711
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Manitowoc ups MLC650 capacity

March 18 - March 18 - Manitowoc's MLC650 crawler crane has successfully completed maximum load testing with the VPC-MAX attachment, raising the machine's lifting capacity from 650 to 750 tonnes.
Views: 449
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Sennebogen crosses Sea of Marmara

March 18 - March 18 - Crane service provider Aydin Vinc is using a new 180-tonne capacity Sennebogen 5500 crawler crane to lift components for the new Izmit Bay Bridge in Turkey.
Views: 652
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Letter lift for Liebherr

March 18 - March 18 - Crane contractor Van Marwijk Kraanverhuur has used a Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 mobile crane to hoist a large letter 'M' on to the top of a 132 m high residential building in the Netherlands.
Views: 514
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Cosco lifts stinger

March 17 - March 17 - A tandem lift was required to load a 616-tonne stinger onboard Cosco Shipping's multipurpose heavy lift ship, Da Kang, for delivery to Port Pasir Gudang in Malaysia.
Views: 758
Steder now sole owner of Romanian jv thumbnail image

Steder now sole owner of Romanian jv

March 17 - March 17 - Dutch Steder Group has acquired the shares previously held by Delta Maritime of Greece in the joint venture that the two companies had in Romania.
Views: 834
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Siemens chooses Cuxport

March 16 - March 16 - Cuxport has signed a contract with Siemens regarding the logistics services for the operation of the offshore platforms BorWin 2, HelWin 1 and 2, and SylWin 1.
Views: 515
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Liebherr adds crane rescue sheets

March 16 - March 16 - Liebherr mobile cranes that comply with stage 3b or over will now come with a rescue sheet, which aims to enable the fast rescue of passengers and recovery of the crane after accidents.
Views: 457
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Ritchie auctions Energy fleet

March 13 - March 13 - Ritchie Bros. is to conduct a multi-million dollar crane and transportation auction for Casper, Wyoming based Energy Transportation.
Views: 407
Offshore wind industry welcomes Boom Lock thumbnail image

Offshore wind industry welcomes Boom Lock

March 12 - March 12 - High Wind has launched its Boom Lock system, which facilitates the safe installation of wind turbine components in winds of up to 15 m/s.
Views: 529
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Almajdouie appoints new ceo

March 12 - March 12 - Saudi Arabia's Almajdouie Logistics has appointed Kim Bjerner Rathsack to lead the group's logistics activities.
Views: 991
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EERL in Mumbai bridge lift

March 12 - March 12 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) subsidiary Express Equipment Rental & Logistics (EERL) has used two mobile cranes to lift seven 120-tonne girders as part of the construction of a flyover bridge for the Mumbai-Vadodara express highway.
Views: 602
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Boiling hot transfer for HLI

March 12 - March 12 - HLI Rail & Rigging has completed the transhipment of a 111-tonne boiler from a girder bridge trailer on to a Goldhofer trailer at the company's yard in Laredo, Texas.
Views: 615
Hansa sends Roehl to Asia thumbnail image

Hansa sends Roehl to Asia

March 12 - March 12 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed chief commercial officer (cco) Joerg Roehl to manage the shipping company's business in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
Views: 901
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AAL set to increase fleet

March 12 - March 12 - Singapore-headquartered AAL is planning to further increase the size of its fleet to over 500,000 dwt in 2015.
Views: 669
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First of many for Intermarine

March 11 - March 11 - Intermarine has marked the beginning of its 'Fleet of the Future' deliveries with the maiden voyage of the new 20,000 dwt multipurpose vessel Industrial Grand.
Views: 614
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Goliath rises with ALE

March 11 - March 11 - ALE has assembled and erected the highest Goliath gantry crane in Brazil.
Views: 510
Ceva lights up Singapore thumbnail image

Ceva lights up Singapore

March 10 - March 10 - Ceva Logistics has launched its second City of Energy hub in Singapore.
Views: 738
Faymonville targets North America thumbnail image

Faymonville targets North America

March 10 - March 10 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has launched a new trailer concept for the North American market: the HighwayMAX.
Views: 657
Sarens bridges highway thumbnail image

Sarens bridges highway

March 9 - March 9 - Sarens has used its Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to lift a steel footbridge over the A4 autoroute near Schiltigheim in the French region of Alsace.
Views: 571
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Record turbine lift for XCMG

March 9 - March 9 - An XGC16000 crawler crane, manufactured by XCMG, has installed a 6MW wind turbine at a port in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 598
Yusen targets projects in Brazil thumbnail image

Yusen targets projects in Brazil

March 9 - March 9 - Yusen Logistics Do Brasil - the Brazilian subsidiary of major Japanese forwarder Yusen Logistics - has established a dedicated project cargo team in Sao Paulo.
Views: 856
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Ocean7 takes big hopper onboard

March 9 - March 9 - Ocean7 Projects' multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik has shipped a 17.5 m high hopper, weighing 138 tonnes, from Cartagena in Spain to Haifa, Israel.
Views: 716
Jumbo joy at EMAS project thumbnail image

Jumbo joy at EMAS project

March 9 - March 9 - Jumbo mobilised four of its heavy lift vessels to transport oversize materials for the construction of EMAS's subsea construction vessel Lewek Constellation.
Views: 667
ALE and Aertssen hit Total milestone thumbnail image

ALE and Aertssen hit Total milestone

March 6 - March 6 - ALE and Aertssen Kranen have completed the installation of the main fractioner unit at the Total Refinery in Antwerp.
Views: 885
BBC ships to Darwin thumbnail image

BBC ships to Darwin

March 6 - March 6 - BBC Chartering is currently engaged in the delivery of large air cooled condensers (ACC) from Phu My in Vietnam to Darwin, Australia, which will form a key part of the Ichthys LNG project.
Views: 671
Manitowoc appoints Argentinian dealer thumbnail image

Manitowoc appoints Argentinian dealer

March 6 - March 6 - Manitowoc Cranes has signed a distribution and service contract with Buenos Aires-based construction equipment dealer Covema SACIF.
Views: 570
Submarine sails with RollDock thumbnail image

Submarine sails with RollDock

March 5 - March 5 - RollDock Shipping has transported the HQ-184 Hai Phong submarine from St Petersburg, Russia to Cam Ranh in Vietnam onboard its semi-submersible heavy lift vessel RollDock Star.
Views: 974
EXG hurries transformers to Colombia thumbnail image

EXG hurries transformers to Colombia

March 5 - March 5 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the transport of four 74-tonne transformers from India's Mumbai Port to Cartagena in Colombia.
Views: 677
Terex warns of counterfeit cranes thumbnail image

Terex warns of counterfeit cranes

March 5 - March 5 - Terex Cranes has warned that counterfeit versions of its crawler crane models are being manufactured in South Korea.
Views: 676
Liebherr upgrades LR 1750 crawler thumbnail image

Liebherr upgrades LR 1750 crawler

March 4 - March 4 - Liebherr had modified its LR 1750 crawler crane by strengthening the main boom and adjusting the derrick system, so that an upgraded 750-tonne capacity LR 1750/2 model is now available.
Views: 310
ZPMC-RED BOX adds two thumbnail image

ZPMC-RED BOX adds two

March 4 - March 4 - ZPMC-RED BOX Energy Services has bareboat chartered the two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible ships that were originally ordered by China's United Faith Group from the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore shipyard in 2011.
Views: 2482
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Tanker morphs into heavy lift ship

March 4 - March 4 - For the first time in many years, HLPFI has heard about the conversion of an aframax tanker into a semi-submersible heavy lift vessel (SSHLV).
Views: 795
Lovemore Bros ups rigging capacity thumbnail image

Lovemore Bros ups rigging capacity

March 3 - March 3 - Lovemore Bros has invested ZAR3.85 million (USD325,988) in a new hydraulic gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 350 tonnes.
Views: 842
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Navy boats make Jaxport call

March 3 - March 3 - Terminal operator Portus has moved the first shipment of next generation Mark VI patrol boats, built by SAFE Boats International and purchased by the U.S. Navy, through the heavy lift cargo berth at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 612
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HHI adds largest heavy lifter

March 2 - March 2 - Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) subsidiary Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has completed the construction of the heavy lift crane vessel Hyundai-10000 at its shipyard in Yeongam, South Korea.
Views: 751
Nor Lines adds two and Norwegian link thumbnail image

Nor Lines adds two and Norwegian link

March 2 - March 2 - Effective April 1, 2015, Nor Lines is deploying two new LNG-powered ro-ro vessels to offer a weekly service between Cuxhaven and Norway.
Views: 584

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