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Equipment News from July 2015

Welti Furrer adds Terex capacity thumbnail image

Welti Furrer adds Terex capacity

July 31 - July 31 - Switzerland headquartered crane service provider Welti Furrer has acquired two Terex AC 350/6 cranes.
Views: 634
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Boa names new US president

July 31 - July 31 - Norway headquartered Boa Barges has appointed Mark van Meel as the company's president at its Houston, Texas based subsidiary Boa Barges LLC.
Views: 1101
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Jumbo delivers to La Rochelle

July 31 - July 31 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Jubilee delivered and discharged an 876-tonne vertical lay system (VLS) from Gdynia, Poland to La Rochelle in France.
Views: 530
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Maiden call at the Horizon

July 30 - July 30 - Höegh Autoliners' PCTC Höegh Asia made its maiden call at the newly built Horizon Terminal at the Port of Freeport, Texas.
Views: 870
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1,000 up for Tadano

July 29 - July 29 - Tadano has delivered its 1,000th GR-1000XL rough terrain crane to Monroe, Louisiana based Scott Equipment.
Views: 663
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Shuttlelift develops new gantry

July 29 - July 29 - Shuttlelift has delivered its first DB 110 double-beam mobile gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 100 tonnes to Massachusetts based concrete company Unistress Corporation.
Views: 362
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'Game on' for Red Box duo

July 28 - July 28 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that its 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II has departed the CIMC Yantai Raffles Shipyard for Batam, Indonesia, where it will load the first modules for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 1575
ESB Kranverleih adds Liebherr lift thumbnail image

ESB Kranverleih adds Liebherr lift

July 28 - July 28 - Mittelbiberach, Germany based ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik has invested in its heavy lift capability with the acquisition of a new Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1037
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Drake acquires O'Phee

July 28 - July 28 - Australian heavy haulage trailer manufacturer Drake Group has acquired O'Phee Trailers.
Views: 609
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Manitowoc in double reactor hoist

July 27 - July 27 - Manitowoc's largest crawler crane, the 2,300-tonne capacity Manitowoc 31000, has been used to lift two reactors for Daelim at a petrochemical plant in Ulsan, South Korea.
Views: 748
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Liebherr lifts Schares fleet

July 27 - July 27 - Autokrane Schares has added a new 500-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 609
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Massive module lifted at nuclear site

July 27 - July 27 - A 1,088-tonne CA01 module that will house a number of major components has been installed at the first of two new nuclear plants at the VC Summer site in Jenkinsville, South Carolina.
Views: 600
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Grove added to Hird

July 24 - July 24 - UK based lifting specialist Hird Group has added a new 100-tonne capacity Grove GMK4100L all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 579
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Liebherr gives to Mexico

July 24 - July 24 - Liebherr has delivered a 750-tonne capacity LTM 1750-9.1 crane to Mexican crane contractor GMVykon.
Views: 557
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Mortrans in rare Russian wind project

July 23 - July 23 - Mortrans has coordinated the transport of 14 Vestas V39 wind turbine components from Werdum, Germany to Kola in the Murmansk region of Russia.
Views: 828
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Liebherr reaches 100 mark

July 23 - July 23 - With the addition of customers in Haiti, Suriname and Luxembourg, Liebherr Maritime Cranes has now delivered mobile harbour cranes to over 100 countries.
Views: 851
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ABN Transport gains creditor protection

July 22 - July 22 - Belgian abnormal load specialist, ABN Transport, has obtained court approval that protects it from creditors whilst it undertakes a restructuring.
Views: 650
AGL sends lock downriver thumbnail image

AGL sends lock downriver

July 22 - July 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has completed the second part of an ongoing project to transport lock sections from Germany to the Romanian inland port of Cernavoda via the Danube river.
Views: 1027
Hejre top deck lifted thumbnail image

Hejre top deck lifted

July 21 - July 21 - The top deck for the Hejre platform has been installed at the DSME yard in Okpo, South Korea.
Views: 787
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Noble on the gas

July 20 - July 20 - Noble Shipping has handled the shipment of an LPG recovery plant from Hamriyah in the UAE to Pakistan's Karachi port.
Views: 836
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Long haul for Crane Rental

July 20 - July 20 - Crane Rental Corporation, which was recently bought by Maxim Crane Works, has transported an LNG tank in three sections from Oklahoma to West Virginia.
Views: 658
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Jumbo squeezes in Fecamp

July 20 - July 20 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairline recently transported four steam generators, each weighing 500 tonnes, in two consecutive voyages from Fos to Fecamp, France.
Views: 746
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Growth continues at Rotterdam

July 20 - July 20 - The port of Rotterdam's breakbulk cargo throughput increased by 4.4 percent in the first half of 2015, compared with the same period last year.
Views: 724
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Blue Water turns the tide

July 20 - July 20 - Blue Water Shipping has assisted French engineering and project management company Sabella with the installation of a D10 tidal turbine on the seabed off Ushant Island, located 30 km offshore Bretagne, France.
Views: 780
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Pennsylvania restrictions during papal visit

July 17 - July 17 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has advised that permitted oversize loads will be prohibited from travelling in Philadelphia County from September 24-28 during Pope Francis' visit to Pennsylvania.
Views: 331
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Wissel adds Explorer

July 17 - July 17 - Aschaffenburg, Germany based Autokran Wissel has purchased a new Terex Explorer 5600 all-terrain crane, as part of a process to upgrade its fleet.
Views: 527
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Semi-sub duo delivered

July 17 - July 17 - Two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessels have been delivered from Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard to United Faith Group and Zhenhua Heavy Industries.
Views: 818
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GAC UK adds Kenney

July 17 - July 17 - GAC UK has expanded its capability in the heavy lift and project forwarding sector with the appointment of Martin Kenney as its chartering and project manager.
Views: 1017
Dan-Czech on the double thumbnail image

Dan-Czech on the double

July 16 - July 16 - Dan-Czech Transport has delivered two 145-tonne adjusters from Sviadnov in the Czech Republic to Schiedam, the Netherlands via the port of Melnik.
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Project professionals to gather in Mumbai

July 16 - July 16 - Industry veteran Marco J Van Daal will present a masterclass for delegates at UBM's Project Cargo India 2015 event, taking place in September.
Views: 722
Collett winds up Strathy project thumbnail image

Collett winds up Strathy project

July 16 - July 16 - UK heavy haulage company Collett Transport has completed the transport of over 200 wind turbine components for SSE's 33-turbine Strathy North wind farm in the Scottish Highlands.
Views: 714
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Monroe proves project cargo capability

July 16 - July 16 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of two 12.7-tonne wind turbine blades each measuring 58 m long, which arrived at the US port of Monroe from Bremen, Germany onboard Spliethoff's vessel Faglegracht, to a site in Gratiot County, Michiga
Views: 771
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Palfinger adds crane model

July 16 - July 16 - Manufacturer of truck-loading cranes, Palfinger, has launched a new generation of heavy-duty crane in the form of the PK 165.002 TEC 7.
Views: 779
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Global Rigging moves crane trio

July 15 - July 15 - Virginia, USA headquartered Global Rigging and Transport has been contracted to move three huge ship-to-shore cranes for the South Carolina Port Authority.
Views: 641
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Optara project draws to a close

July 15 - July 15 - ALE and Aertssen have completed their work for the Optara project at Total's Antwerp refinery, which involved the transportation of modules from Spain to Belgium and the installation of main units for Tecnidas Reunidas.
Views: 1063
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Scandinavian first for ALE

July 15 - July 15 - ALE's Mega Jack 800 has been used for the first time in Norway to jack up a 1,000-tonne living quarters module.
Views: 787
Losh joins Talbert thumbnail image

Losh joins Talbert

July 14 - July 14 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Derek Losh as its new Great Lakes area sales manager.
Views: 1028
Duo unveil offshore vessel thumbnail image

Duo unveil offshore vessel

July 14 - July 14 - HeavyLift@Sea has worked together with SeaRenergy Offshore to develop a new offshore assistance vessel (OAV), SR1.
Views: 659
HHA folds after no investor found thumbnail image

HHA folds after no investor found

July 14 - July 14 - Heavy Haulage Australia (HHA) is to be formally wound up after failing to attract an investor willing to operate it as a going concern.
Views: 714
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Marks Crane in Texas Tech lift

July 14 - July 14 - Lubbock, Texas based Marks Crane lifted and positioned a Genie scissor lift at Texas Tech University's Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center, using a Terex Explorer 5600 all terrain crane.
Views: 531
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Trojan extends at Aberdeen

July 13 - Trojan Crates has invested GBP1 million (USD1.55 million) in new premises close to Aberdeen airport, Scotland, which feature state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.
Views: 1250
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Tadano appoints Krajci

July 10 - July 10 - Tadano America has named Mark Krajci as product manager for its all-terrain cranes, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 314
Mammoet receives new Terex thumbnail image

Mammoet receives new Terex

July 10 - July 10 - Terex has handed over a new Explorer 5500 all-terrain crane to Mammoet at a reception in Zweibr
Views: 551
Grimaldi enhances Med-West Africa service thumbnail image

Grimaldi enhances Med-West Africa service

July 10 - July 10 - The Grimaldi Group has enhanced its Mediterranean Express (MEX) service - which links the Mediterranean to West Africa - by reducing its frequency from 12 to ten days and increasing cargo capacity by 35 percent, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 794
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Tight squeeze for Crane Rental

July 10 - July 10 - Following its recent acquisition, Crane Rental Corporation and new owner, Maxim Crane Works, have got to work on an impressive job to move a 136-tonne bullet tank in the northeast USA.
Views: 1298
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PD Ports acquires Groveport

July 10 - July 10 - PD Ports has expanded its presence on the Humber estuary by acquiring Groveport - a privately owned inland port complex on the UK's River Trent - writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 868
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Eight-up for UK lifting group

July 9 - July 9 - Effective August 1, MPI Offshore's 50,000 sq ft (4,645 sq m) facility at the South Tees Business Park in Middlesbrough will become the eighth location for one of the UK's leading suppliers of heavy lifting and handling equipment, writes Isabel Fr
Views: 390
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Wasserman buys Scheuerle pair

July 9 - July 9 - Wassermann Group has acquired two Scheuerle InterCombi vehicle combinations, enabling the company to expand its service portfolio, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 511
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Eight-up for UK lifting group

July 9 - July 9 - Effective August 1, MPI Offshore's 50,000 sq ft (4,645 sq m) facility at the South Tees Business Park in Middlesbrough will become the eighth location for one of the UK's leading suppliers of heavy lifting and handling equipment, writes Isabel Fr
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Bosphorus Strait to close

July 9 - July 9 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that the Bosphorus Strait in Turkey will be closed in both directions on July 10 between 06:00 and approximately 14:00 due to ongoing construction works on the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge.
Views: 802
Protranser in Asian transformation thumbnail image

Protranser in Asian transformation

July 8 - July 8 - Protranser International Logistics has handled the shipment of a 158-tonne transformer from China to Vietnam.
Views: 756
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Jumbo participates in naval exercise

July 8 - July 8 - As part of a naval exercise, the multipurpose vessel Jumbo Jubilee has transported two 600-tonne minehunters from Brest, France to Abu Dhabi in the UAE before returning both vessels to their naval base in France, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 706
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New Target for Trireme

July 8 - July 8 - Trireme Maritime will now officially trade under a new company name: Target Maritime Transport.
Views: 771
Liebherr gives German power a lift thumbnail image

Liebherr gives German power a lift

July 7 - July 7 - KVN Autokrane has acquired a new Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane for numerous applications involved in the expansion of German power lines, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 576
Carrara ups lifting capacity thumbnail image

Carrara ups lifting capacity

July 7 - July 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has delivered a 150-tonne capacity Terex Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane to Italy's Marina di Carrara.
Views: 709
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Big buy for BKV

July 7 - July 7 - Barneveldse Kraanverhuurs (BKV) has invested in a new 600-tonne capacity Liebherr LR1600-2 crawler crane.
Views: 509
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Combi Lift joins hands with TAGU

July 6 - July 6 - TAGU Tiefbau and Combi Lift have formed a new joint venture company for the combined execution of wind energy, offshore installation and maintenance projects.
Views: 829
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Heavy crane move for Aryamasir

July 6 - July 6 - Aryamasir International Transport has handled the shipment of a dismantled Mammoet crane from Iran to Dubai, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 810
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Water tower rises with CEA

July 3 - July 3 - CEA Project Logistics, Project Cargo Network (PCN) representatives in Thailand and Myanmar, has carried out the installation of a water tower at a condominium development in the Rayong province, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 786
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M&M Crane Hire updates cranes

July 3 - July 3 - M&M Mobile Crane Hire has replaced its two Terex City cranes with two Terex AC 40/2L all-terrain cranes as part of an on-going investment programme, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 694
Modulift raises the bar in new JV thumbnail image

Modulift raises the bar in new JV

July 3 - July 3 - Modulift and IMES (Inspection Monitoring Engineering Solutions) have formed a joint venture to offer an integrated service of 'below the hook' operations.
Views: 496
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Global Shipping cranks up the volume

July 2 - July 2 - Global Shipping Services has successfully delivered a 155-tonne crankcase to a chemical refinery in Plaquemine, Louisiana, ahead of schedule, despite obstacles en route, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 645
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Faymonville delights at Demo Days

July 1 - July 1 - At Faymonville's 2015 Demo Days, attendees were presented with new technical items from the product range, as well as introduced to topics from the heavy haulage industry in technical workshops.
Views: 500
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Abis celebrates Esbjerg christening

July 1 - July 1 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Abis Shipping recently celebrated the christening of its latest newbuild, Abis Esbjerg, at a ceremony in Harlingen.
Views: 1078
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Super duo for Weldex

July 1 - July 1 - UK crawler crane hire company Weldex has taken delivery of the first of two new Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler cranes.
Views: 921

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