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Equipment News from April 2015

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Large cranes take to the rails

April 30 - April 30 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) and Columbia Pro-Rail Transport Services have worked together to transport a number of large cranes from south China to Siberia.
Views: 949
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Dornseiff adds Liebherr duo

April 30 - April 30 - Two new Liebherr cranes - an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane and an LR 1250 crawler crane - have been added to Dornseiff Autokrane und Schwertransporte's fleet.
Views: 1043
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VVM and Vector join forces

April 30 - April 30 - Paraguay-based VVM Cargo has formed a collaboration with crane and equipment rental company Vector SRL for the handling of project cargo and heavy loads.
Views: 813
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New compact crane from Liebherr

April 29 - April 29 - Liebherr unveiled its new LTC 1050-3.1 compact mobile crane at the Intermat 2015 exhibition in Paris.
Views: 505
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Ruslan puts safety first in Guinea shipment

April 29 - April 29 - A Ruslan International AN-124-100 aircraft has flown 65 tonnes of power generation equipment from the UK's East Midlands airport to Conakry in Guinea on behalf of World Charter Services.
Views: 714
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Winches delivered to Hyundai crane barge

April 29 - April 29 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has delivered and commissioned 45 variable frequency drive (VFD) winches and a full control system for the recently completed heavy lift crane barge Hyundai HLV-10000.
Views: 743
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NCSG agrees to buy B&G

April 28 - April 28 - NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Holdings has signed a stock purchase agreement to buy 100 percent of the outstanding shares of B&G Crane Holdings.
Views: 258
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Wagenborg hammers away

April 28 - April 28 - Wagenborg has transported a large hydraulic pile driving hammer, sleeve and associated materials from sites in Kinderdijk and Sliedrecht to Flushing in the Netherlands for IHC IQIP.
Views: 800
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Swiss first for Terex

April 28 - April 28 - Crane service and heavy transport provider Welti-Furrer has taken delivery of the first two Terex Explorer 5800 cranes to be delivered to Switzerland.
Views: 1055
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Kuebler gives cargo centre a big lift

April 27 - April 27 - Kuebler Spedition has taken delivery of a giant mobile crane, weighing 450 tonnes, at its heavy cargo centre in Mannheim, Germany.
Views: 806
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The Friday Flyer - April 24th 2015

April 24 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 1581
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SC&RA conference success

April 24 - April 24 - Last week's annual conference of the SC&RA, attracted over 740 participants from around the world, including 87 individuals from ten nations outside the USA, including Brazil, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherl
Views: 732
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SC&RA reveals winners

April 24 - April 24 - This year's SC&RA Job of the Year competitions featured 28 entries - 15 rigging jobs and 13 hauling jobs, with the winners being announced at the SC&RA's Annual Conference Closing Night Awards and Recognition Dinner last weekend.
Views: 534
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ESTA 2015 awards winners revealed

April 24 - April 24 - Yesterday, April 23, the winners of the ESTA Awards of Excellence 2015 were announced at the Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle in France.
Views: 945
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SC&RA elects officers

April 23 - April 23 - During its recent 2015 Annual Conference, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) elected Bruce Forster of Rigging Gear Sales as president.
Views: 550
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Tradelossa scoops SC&RA gong

April 23 - April 23 - Mexico's Tradelossa won the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's prestigious "Moving Job of the Year", for its role in the transportation of a C2 splitter column for the Etileno XXI project in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz.
Views: 611
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Tecnitransport powers ahead in Chile

April 23 - April 23 - Santiago de Chile-headquartered Tecnitransport has executed the delivery of an entire coal fired power plant in Huasco, Chile.
Views: 831
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Eineder adds Terex capacity

April 23 - April 23 - Ingolstadt, Germany-based Eineder Autodienst has added a new Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 800
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Mammoet brings up Bertha

April 23 - April 23 - After a year of planning, Mammoet has lifted the tunnel boring machine (TBM) Bertha's 1,700-tonne cutter drive unit (CDU) from the ground in Seattle.
Views: 774
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High Strenx steel launched

April 20 - April 20 - Nordic and US-based SSAB is launching Strenx - a new high-strength structural steel product brand.
Views: 564
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Erickson pipes up in Mexico

April 20 - April 20 - Group Desarrollo Infaestructura (GDI) has awarded a contract to Erickson for a new rural infrastructure pipeline project that will bring clean-burning natural gas to Mexico.
Views: 628
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Mountainous job for Fassi

April 20 - April 20 - A Fassi F425RA e-dynamic crane with jib, winch and platform has helped install the last arrival station of the new Mont Blanc cable car system at 3,466 m above sea level.
Views: 535
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MOK orders vessel trio

April 20 - April 20 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) subsidiary, Mitsui O.S.K. Kinkai (MOK), has placed an order for three 17,500 dwt multipurpose vessels from Honda Heavy Industries.
Views: 712
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Eris J makes way to the Philippines

April 20 - April 20 - The multipurpose vessel Eris J, which is managed by Jumbo through the recently formed Jumbo Arkon Alliance (JAA), is en route to the Philippines loaded with two Liebherr LPS cranes.
Views: 887
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HLI transforms Ohio

April 17 - April 17 - HLI Rail & Rigging has transported a 134-tonne transformer by rail from Eagle Pass, Texas over 2,500 km to Troy, Ohio, before transporting it to its final destination in Luckey, Ohio by road.
Views: 783
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Manitowoc success in Sany lawsuit

April 17 - April 17 - The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a favourable final determination in the patent infringement and trade secrets case filed by Manitowoc Cranes against Sany Heavy Industries and Sany America.
Views: 1185
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Global prevents blow out

April 16 - April 16 - Global Shipping Services has overseen the loading of three blow out preventers for the oil and gas industry on to the vessel Tong An Cheng in Houston, Texas.
Views: 791
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Vanguard presses ahead

April 16 - April 16 - South African heavy lifting and specialised transport provider Vanguard has coordinated the relocation of a large hydraulic press plant from a factory near Johannesburg to its new facility in southwest Ireland.
Views: 936
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Pollock in tandem drum lift

April 15 - April 15 - Pollock & Sons Crane Hire has supplied two six-axle Grove all-terrain cranes to help hoist an 84-tonne barking drum at the Tasman Mill site in Kawerau on New Zealand's north island.
Views: 740
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Blue Water wins yard stay project

April 15 - April 15 - Maersk Drilling has chosen Blue Water Shipping to handle transportation and logistics services for the semi-submersible drilling rig Maersk Deliverer during its yard stay in South Africa.
Views: 801
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TTS to supply Cosco cranes

April 14 - April 14 - TTS Group, through its newly-established Chinese joint venture company TTS-SCM Marine and Offshore Machinery, has signed an agreement with Shanghai Shipyard for the delivery of various TTS deck equipment for six vessels.
Views: 968
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Wagenborg fleet grows by two

April 14 - April 14 - Wagenborg Nedlift has invested in two new 110-tonne capacity Grove GMK5110 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 527
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DFDS goes from Kiel to Klaipeda

April 14 - April 14 - DFDS Group has shipped a 500-tonne capacity truck-mounted telescopic Liebherr crane from Germany to Lithuania.
Views: 797
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Integrated Logistics adds 10

April 14 - April 14 - Kuwait-based Integrated Logistics Company (ILC) has purchased ten new 100-tonne capacity Grove GMK4100L cranes.
Views: 809
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Intermarine enters Turkey

April 14 - April 14 - Intermarine has established a presence in Turkey with the opening of a new office in Istanbul.
Views: 943
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Van der Vlist moves office...literally

April 13 - April 13 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the transport of a prefabricated office building from an assembly yard in Moerdijk, the Netherlands to Antwerp.
Views: 574
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Erickson wins dam contract

April 13 - April 13 - Erickson has secured a contract with Cavite Ideal International Construction and Development Corporation (Cavedeal) and Asia Aircraft Overseas Philippines (AAOP) to provide heavy lift aviation services in support of the Angat Dam project in Bul
Views: 806
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New agent for new line

April 13 - April 13 - United Heavy Lift has appointed Lexicon Overseas as an exclusive agent for the newly formed shipping company in India.
Views: 1041
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First two for Scan-Shipping

April 13 - April 13 - Scan-Shipping Singapore's port equipment project division has coordinated the transport of two rail-mounted quay cranes (RMQC) from Pipavav, India to Asyaport in Turkey.
Views: 773
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SAL loads Singapore ships

April 10 - April 10 - SAL Heavy Lift's Annemieke recently loaded two Damen Singapore-built Fast Crew Supplier 2610 (FCS) vessels at Jurong Port.
Views: 808
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ALE wraps up African wind project

April 10 - April 10 - ALE has completed its work in the West Coast 1 project - a major onshore wind farm being developed by Aurora Wind Power in South Africa's Western Cape.
Views: 787
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ALL on cloud nine with Terex buy

April 9 - April 9 - The ALL Family of Companies has purchased nine Terex cranes in response to the demand for increased bridge construction and other related construction work across the Midwest USA.
Views: 722
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Leggat takes another Terex

April 8 - April 8 - Glasgow-based Leggat Plant has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5500 all terrain crane, which was the first model to arrive in the UK.
Views: 551
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Seaway secures Perla contract

April 8 - April 8 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Cardon IV for the transportation and installation of the Perla project gas production platforms in Venezuela.
Views: 957
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Steel cut for Cosco giant

April 8 - April 8 - A steel cutting ceremony for Cosco Shipping Company's 90,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Guang Hua Kou has been held at China's Guangzhou Shipyard International.
Views: 774
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Hansa doubles up to ship huge column

April 7 - April 7 - An ethylene fractionator column, measuring 87 m long and weighing 604 tonnes, has been safely loaded onboard Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Lagos at the Italian port of Ortona for CB&I.
Views: 910
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BNSF gives Ukraine a lift

April 7 - April 7 - BNSF Logistics, through its Global Project Cargo Centre in Houston, has coordinated the transport of a crane system from Savannah to Illichevsk in Ukraine.
Views: 827
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CEA in Seahawk shipment

April 7 - April 7 - CEA Projects has handled the transportation of a Seahawk helicopter from Thailand to Australia for the Royal Thai Navy.
Views: 857
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Spliethoff doubles up

April 2 - April 2 - Spliethoff has increased the frequency of its Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE) service between Antwerp and Cleveland from one to two sailings per month.
Views: 721
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Cameron LNG win for Mammoet

April 2 - April 1 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and heavy haulage contract for the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, Louisiana.
Views: 989
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Qargo adds straddle carrier at Rotterdam

April 2 - April 2 - Qargo Packers says it has become the first company at the Port of Rotterdam to operate a Combilift straddle carrier (Combi-SC).
Views: 694
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Wasel in high five with Liebherr

April 1 - April 1 - Heavy load logistics contractor Wasel has used five Liebherr cranes to repair a container bridge on the river Rhine, which was damaged during heavy storms.
Views: 576
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United Heavy Lift storms onto scene

April 1 - April 1 - A new heavy lift shipping and project transportation company - United Heavy Lift - has been founded by former SAL executive Lars Rolner.
Views: 1263

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