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Equipment News from May 2015

Palfinger adds Malaysian dealer thumbnail image

Palfinger adds Malaysian dealer

May 29 - May 29 - Salzburg-based Palfinger has appointed Asia Group Sdn Bhd - a Singapore-based crane rental company with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Myanmar - as its new distributor for Malaysia.
Views: 1154
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ADP appoints new ceo

May 28 - May 28 - Effective August 1, Nils Skeby will join Associated Danish Ports (ADP) as its new chief executive officer.
Views: 501
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WWPC member duo join forces

May 28 - May 28 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Portlog International and Steder Group, have jointly managed the transportation of pipes and dredging equipment from Mexico to Nigeria.
Views: 787
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Competitors club together in crane quartet delivery

May 28 - May 28 - The last of four new super post-Panamax wharf cranes for the Port of Houston's Barbours Cut Container Terminal have been offloaded from ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 13 after a 73-day journey from South Korea.
Views: 783
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Abu Nasir opts for new Terex

May 27 - May 27 - Abu Dhabi-based Abu Nasir General Transport has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 659
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TNT Crane in Rocky buy

May 26 - May 26 - TNT Crane & Rigging has acquired Denver, Colorado headquartered Rocky Mountain Structures (RMS). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Views: 938
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Maxim buys Crane Rental

May 26 - May 26 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Orlando, Florida based heavy haulage, specialised rigging and crane services provider, Crane Rental Corporation.
Views: 1194
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Ro-ro growth at Tulsa Port

May 22 - May 22 - The Tulsa Port of Catoosa in Oklahoma witnessed an increase in shipping activity across its low water wharf and ro-ro facility in April.
Views: 585
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Zeaborn makes EMS ConBulk buy

May 22 - May 22 - Zeaborn Chartering has acquired 50 percent of EMS ConBulk, a chartering company responsible for handling the fleet of Reederei Bockstiegel.
Views: 553
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Big Red buy for Alistair Group

May 21 - May 21 - Tanzania-based handling equipment and logistical support services company Alistair Group has taken delivery of a Manitowoc MLC165 crawler crane, nicknamed 'Big Red'.
Views: 631
Liebherr crane expands Elcon fleet thumbnail image

Liebherr crane expands Elcon fleet

May 21 - May 21 - South African crane contractor Elcon Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 400-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile crane.
Views: 630
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Ulstein introduces new HLV designs

May 21 - May 21 - Norway-based ship design, shipbuilding and system solutions provider Ulstein Group has introduced the HX103 and HX104 offshore heavy lift vessel designs.
Views: 868
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Terex elevates Monterrey metro

May 21 - May 21 - Two Terex all-terrain cranes - an AC 350/6 and an AC 500-2 - have been used to lift a number of 230-tonne U girders in the construction of a 7.5 km long elevated third Monterrey metro line in Nuevo Le
Views: 409
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Barge milestone for AGL

May 20 - May 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated a full-barge charter from Berlin to Antwerp - the 20th heavy lift full-barge charter the company has completed so far in 2015.
Views: 838
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Rhenus to expand Rotterdam quay

May 20 - May 20 - Rhenus Logistics and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will today sign a contract for the construction of a new quay at the Rhenus Deep Sea Terminal on Antarcticaweg on the Maasvlakte.
Views: 677
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Savannah breakbulk volumes doubled

May 20 - May 20 - Georgia's multipurpose facility in the Port of Savannah, Ocean Terminal, almost doubled its breakbulk cargo volumes in April, growing by 96.3 percent year-on-year to a total of 166,489 tonnes.
Views: 624
Viking takes Liebherr duo thumbnail image

Viking takes Liebherr duo

May 19 - May 19 - Estonian crane rental company Viking Cranes has purchased two Liebherr crawler cranes - a 300-tonne capacity LR 1300 with super lift equipment, and a 160-tonne capacity LR 1160 crane.
Views: 755
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Pipe dream for Gothenburg

May 19 - May 19 - Around 200 steel pipes, each measuring 40 m in length, have been transported from Turkey to the Port of Gothenburg for use in the construction of a new tunnel being built in the Swedish city.
Views: 724
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Tilbury crane move for ALE

May 19 - May 19 - ALE has transported a 414-tonne container crane approximately 250 m down the quayside at the UK's Port of Tilbury as part of the London gateway's redevelopment project.
Views: 597
Roll-Lift barges ahead in Louisiana thumbnail image

Roll-Lift barges ahead in Louisiana

May 18 - May 18 - Roll-Lift USA has transported and unloaded 21 barges of project cargo for the UAN fertiliser plant expansion project in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Views: 671
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WWPC raises the bar in Spain

May 15 - May 15 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has raised a record USD40,000 for Infania during its charity auction at the network's 15th annual conference in Fuengirola, Spain.
Views: 1039
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Urgent rotor flies transatlantic

May 15 - May 15 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have worked together to deliver a time-critical outsize rotor from Switzerland to Brazil onboard an IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.
Views: 506
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TTS Group sees Q1 improvements

May 15 - May 15 - TTS Group posted an operating profit (EBITDA) of NOK600,000 (USD80,500) in the first quarter of 2015, compared with a loss of NOK38.4 million (USD5.1 million) in the same period of 2014.
Views: 789
Liebherr sings Anthem of the Seas thumbnail image

Liebherr sings Anthem of the Seas

May 14 - May 14 - Lifting and specialised transport company Gertzen has used two Liebherr mobile cranes to install the funnel casing and viewing gondola on the cruise ship, Anthem of Seas, at Germany's Papenburger Meyer shipyard.
Views: 590
Enerpac assists Reunion ring road thumbnail image

Enerpac assists Reunion ring road

May 14 - May 14 - Enerpac has been awarded a contract to build the world's largest offshore overhead gantry crane for French consortium, Bouygues Travaux Publics, VINCI Construction and Demathieu Bard Construction.
Views: 786
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Tycan chains gain wide acclaim

May 14 - May 14 - In collaboration with DSM Dyneema, Norway-based Load Solutions will officially launch its innovative lightweight synthetic Tycan chain at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp next week.
Views: 633
Installation innovation from Conquest thumbnail image

Installation innovation from Conquest

May 13 - May 13 - Conquest Offshore has presented its advanced system for the installation of monopiles, transition pieces and pre-piling onboard the crane barge Conquest MB1.
Views: 557
New Aeros patent a 'game-changer' thumbnail image

New Aeros patent a 'game-changer'

May 13 - May 13 - The United States' Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent to Aeros' cargo airship, the Aeroscraft.
Views: 574
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First of seven for Wagenborg

May 13 - May 13 - Wagenborg Nedlift has taken delivery of a 70-tonne capacity mobile crane - the first in a series of seven to be added to the company's fleet.
Views: 273
Aryamasir pumps up thumbnail image

Aryamasir pumps up

May 13 - May 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has delivered five 30-tonne truck-mounted concrete boom pumps from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Mary in Turkmenistan.
Views: 816
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Crowley commits to Puerto Rico

May 12 - May 12 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services will execute a USD48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 890
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Wagenborg puts the skids on

May 12 - May 12 - Wagenborg has transported a large mobile wellhead compressor skid from Waddinxveen to oil and gas company NAM's site in Gaag, the Netherlands.
Views: 650
Wagenborg gets new drum rolling thumbnail image

Wagenborg gets new drum rolling

May 11 - May 11 - Wagenborg Nedlift has used a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LR1750 crawler crane to replace a dryer drum at a sugar factory in northern France.
Views: 455
Concord vessel recovered offshore Scotland thumbnail image

Concord vessel recovered offshore Scotland

May 11 - May 11 - Concord Shipping's heavy lift vessel, Industrial Kennedy, has been safely recovered having suffered a mechanical failure 160 km offshore Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Views: 702
Gantry duo moves with FCI thumbnail image

Gantry duo moves with FCI

May 11 - May 11 - France Cargo International (FCI) has handled the multimodal transportation of two 300-tonne gantry cranes from Le Creusot in France to South Korea's Okpo Island.
Views: 667
BBC ships Tembikai topside thumbnail image

BBC ships Tembikai topside

May 11 - May 11 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Amber has shipped a 500-tonne topside from Texas to Kuantan, Malaysia for installation at the Tembikai offshore oilfield.
Views: 632
Jumbo accommodates heavy loads thumbnail image

Jumbo accommodates heavy loads

May 11 - May 11 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Javelin has shipped two huge accommodation modules from Trogir in Croatia to Limbe, Cameroon for oil and gas company Perenco.
Views: 791
Terex erects Toggenburger bridge thumbnail image

Terex erects Toggenburger bridge

May 8 - May 8 - Switzerland headquartered Toggenburger claims to have used the two largest cranes available in the country - its Terex CC 2400-1 and CC 2500-1 lattice boom crawler cranes - to lift an 884-tonne bridge span in Schafisheim.
Views: 562
Marjorie makes maiden voyage thumbnail image

Marjorie makes maiden voyage

May 8 - May 8 - Pasha Hawaii's new con-ro vessel Marjorie C has arrived at the Port of San Diego, California ready for its maiden voyage to Honolulu in Hawaii.
Views: 875
R&B in Maldives move thumbnail image

R&B in Maldives move

May 8 - May 8 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has arranged the shipment of 1,700 cu m of dredging equipment from Hulhumale in the Maldives to Abu Dhabi.
Views: 657
Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon thumbnail image

Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD25.92 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
Views: 768
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon thumbnail image

Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Terex makes deliveries

May 7 - May 7 - Doha based Aertssen Machinery Services Middle East has taken delivery of a Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 654
Terex makes deliveries thumbnail image

Terex makes deliveries

May 7 - May 7 - Doha based Aertssen Machinery Services Middle East has taken delivery of a Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Liebherr ups green credentials thumbnail image

Liebherr ups green credentials

May 7 - May 7 - In a bid to tackle emission and fuel consumption targets, Liebherr has introduced a new range of diesel engines for its mobile harbour crane fleet.
Views: 605
CEA trucks towering tree thumbnail image

CEA trucks towering tree

May 7 - May 7 - CEA Project Logistics - a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Myanmar and Thailand - recently handled the road transportation of a camouflaged monopole antenna in Myanmar.
Views: 727
Ocean 7 chooses Kestrel thumbnail image

Ocean 7 chooses Kestrel

May 7 - May 7 - Ocean 7 has appointed Kestrel Maritime Asia as its agent in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, effective May 1, 2015.
Views: 1064
Sabre selects Shuttlelift thumbnail image

Sabre selects Shuttlelift

May 7 - May 7- Sabre Industries has taken delivery of a third Shuttlelift DB 30 double-beam mobile gantry crane, which it has added to its factory in Sioux City, Iowa.
Views: 574
Crane Rental completes Sunshine State move thumbnail image

Crane Rental completes Sunshine State move

May 6 - May 6 - Crane Rental Corporation recently transported three liquid natural gas (LNG) tanks, each weighing 75.2 tonnes, in south Florida and along the Miami River.
Views: 576
Dalian orders Liebherr capacity thumbnail image

Dalian orders Liebherr capacity

May 6 - May 6 - Liebherr's offshore division has signed a contract with China's Dalian Shipyard to deliver two RL-K 4200-100 LIT luffing knuckle boom cranes capable of lifting 100 tonnes.
Views: 690
Zeaborn cuts new multipurpose steel thumbnail image

Zeaborn cuts new multipurpose steel

May 6 - May 6 - Bremen based Zeaborn has continued with its newbuilding programme by celebrating the steel cutting ceremony for its next two multipurpose heavy lift vessels.
Views: 343
Swire Shipping adds service thumbnail image

Swire Shipping adds service

May 6 - May 6 - Swire Shipping will launch a new express service between North Asia, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia in July 2015, employing two modern, highly fuel-efficient multipurpose Chief class vessels.
Views: 760
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Maxim scoops environmental gong

May 5 - May 5 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) presented its Environmental Award to Maxim Crane Works, during its annual conference that took place last month in Carlsbad, California.
Views: 356
Volga-Dnepr flies power to Singapore thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr flies power to Singapore

May 4 - May 4 - A wellhead control panel and hydraulic power unit with a combined weight of 17 tonnes has been delivered by Volga-Dnepr Airlines to Singapore on behalf of Pentagon Freight Services.
Views: 690
CEA powers ahead in Myanmar thumbnail image

CEA powers ahead in Myanmar

May 1 - May 1 - Myanmar's CEA Project Logistics was recently contracted to handle the transportation and Customs clearance of a temporary power plant.
Views: 676
The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - 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: 1175
Universal Transport transfers table thumbnail image

Universal Transport transfers table

May 1 - May 1 - Universal Transport has successfully completed the delivery of a 120-tonne transfer table from Dresden to Paderborn.
Views: 323

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