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Equipment News from August 2015

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Maxikraft in double Dresden lift

August 28 - August 28 - Maxikraft has used two Liebherr mobile cranes - an LTM 1500-8.1 and an LTM 1750-9.1 - to load two condensers and a turbine from low loaders onto vessels at Dresden's Alberthafen dock.
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LR to classify Heerema crane vessel

August 28 - August 28 - Lloyd's Register (LR) secured the contract to classify the world's largest heavy lift crane vessel (NSCV), under development by Netherlands headquartered Heerema Group.
Views: 903
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Ekin in mega mill move

August 28 - August 28 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has delivered the main body of a mill from Turkey's Samsun port to a site 60 km away.
Views: 902
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V. Alexander presses ahead

August 27 - August 27 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of an automotive press, weighing over 270 tonnes, from Germany to White in the US State of Georgia.
Views: 925
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ZOMC joint venture launched

August 26 - August 26 - Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) subsidiary ZPMC Offshore Services has formed a joint venture with OffshoreTech LLC (OTL) to pursue offshore transport and installation projects.
Views: 833
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Van der Vlist moves like the wind

August 26 - August 26 - Van der Vlist has transported a 97 m high wind turbine tower through its terminal in Moerdijk, in a series of complicated operations.
Views: 670
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Sennebogen and Poole pull together

August 25 - August 25 - Poole is the first port in the UK to take a delivery of a Sennebogen 6130 Harbour Crawler Crane, which has a maximum lift capacity of 84 tonnes.
Views: 516
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EXG finds a way

August 25 - August 25 - Express Global Logistics (EXG), member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, has delivered a 77-tonne tank measuring 10.36 m x 5.96 m x 6.16 m from Mundra to Antwerp.
Views: 953
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All good news for SCPA

August 24 - August 24 - South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has reported 2015 fiscal year-end operating earnings of USD30.4 million and revenues of USD196.8 million, significant increases on 2014's financial performance.
Views: 435
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Positive period for TTS Group

August 24 - August 24 - TTS Group ASA's multipurpose and general cargo unit posted a turnover of NOK38 million (USD4.6 million) in Q2 2015, an improvement on takings in Q2 2014.
Views: 985
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Rotterdam gets breakbulk boost

August 24 - August 24 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura's multipurpose vessel Meri has delivered a Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane to Pacorini Metals' new terminal at the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 814
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Best Services handles crane beams

August 24 - August 24 - Best Services International Freight, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), transported two sets of crane beams from China to Hong Kong.
Views: 766
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New leadership at Terex

August 21 - August 21 - Ken Lousberg is to head Terex Cranes following previous president Tim Ford's departure.
Views: 589
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Ritchie to hold mass crane auction

August 21 - August 21 - Ritchie Bros., the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will be selling more than 200 cranes as well as related rigging equipment at unreserved auctions in September and October this year.
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Bigger ships make waves in Port of Everett

August 21 - August 21 - Everett Port and Westwood Shipping Lines are marking the tenth anniversary of weekly, direct aerospace shipments from Japan to Everett with the arrival of a new, large vessel.
Views: 1044
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HHL transports shiploader from China to USA

August 20 - August 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) successfully carried a shiploader weighing over 560 tonnes from Nantong, China to Portland, USA, for Sandvik Mining and Construction.
Views: 817
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Red Box set to ship first modules

August 17 - August 17 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that the second of two modules has been loaded onto its recently delivered 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II in Batam for delivery to Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project
Views: 835
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Konecranes in fraud case

August 17 - August 17 - Konecranes has confirmed that one its foreign subsidiaries has become the victim of fraud.
Views: 772
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Spools shipped to San Fran

August 14 - August 14 - Schenker-Seino and ECL Americas teamed-up to complete the delivery of three 315-tonne cable spools from Japan to San Francisco, USA.
Views: 961
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Altamira terminal gets a lift

August 14 - August 14 - The IPA Steel Terminal in Altamira, Mexico has taken delivery of its second Gottwald mobile harbour crane, with a maximum lifting capacity of 100 tonnes.
Views: 780
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GPLN heads to Brussels

August 14 - August 14 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) will hold its 13th annual general meeting from May 21 - 23, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium.
Views: 857
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Latin duo double-up

August 14 - August 14 - In Chile, project logistics specialist Tecnitransport coordinated the delivery of four 165-tonne Alstom transformers from Puerto Lirquen to its customer's site 150 km inland
Views: 947
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Mammoet in Dubai dual lift

August 14 - August 14 - Mammoet has completed a complex tandem lift as part of the construction of the Viceroy resort at the Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai.
Views: 901
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Jumbo expands in Singapore

August 13 - August 13 - Jumbo Singapore has expanded its heavy lift shipping team and moved into a new office in the SunTec Towers.
Views: 687
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Rickmers-Linie back in black

August 12 - August 12 - Rickmers Group has presented its half year results for 2015, posting a 6.6 percent year-on-year improvement in revenue to EUR289.6 million (USD324.5 million), while operating profit surged 35.4 percent to EUR137.4 million (USD153.96 million).
Views: 955
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Havator in triple Terex job

August 12 - August 12 - Tornio, Finland based heavy lifting specialist Havator has used its Terex CC 2800 lattice boom crawler crane in three complex lifting projects over the past few months.
Views: 827
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Windy work for Europe Cargo

August 12 - August 12 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of 45 wind turbine sections for the Wind aan de Stroom project from Vietnam to Belgium.
Views: 861
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Terex and Konecranes to merge

August 11 - August 11 - Cranes and materials handling specialists Terex and Konecranes have agreed an all-share merger of equals to form a leading global lifting and materials handling solutions company.
Views: 978
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Record lift at Vogtle

August 11 - August 11 - The 1,035-tonne CA01 module has been installed in the Unit 3 nuclear island as part of the Plant Vogtle expansion project in Georgia, USA.
Views: 779
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CEA scores helicopter hat trick

August 10 - August 10 - CEA Project Logistics has transported a third Seahawk helicopter for the Royal Thai Navy.
Views: 864
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Straightpoint takes the load off

August 10 - August 10 - Straightpoint has provided four wireless compression load cells with centre of gravity software to weigh two subsea fabricated platforms at Pentalver's shipping facility at Southampton Docks in the UK.
Views: 545
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Edwards gains Faktor 5

August 10 - August 10 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has added a Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge to its fleet of trailers.
Views: 1235
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New shipping line launched

August 7 - August 7 - dship Carriers (d.ship) is a new ocean shipping company, which will operate a variety of multipurpose breakbulk, heavy lift, and bulk vessels.
Views: 1213
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Mallory calls on Antonov

August 7 - August 7 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has used an AN-124 freighter aircraft to transport an urgent consignment of compressed gas containers from the USA to Ukraine.
Views: 880
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Modulift plays Shah Deniz part

August 6 - August 6 - Modulift has supplied 27 spreader beams and other below-the-hook equipment to oil and gas specialist Alderley for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 BP project in Azerbaijan.
Views: 880
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Seaway makes record lift

August 6 - August 6 - Seaway Heavy Lifting's crane vessel Oleg Strashnov has set a new heavy lift record for the company with the installation of a 4,700-tonne process unit (PU) topside for GDF SUEZ E&P UK.
Views: 429
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ALE in Ghana first

August 6 - August 6 - UK headquartered heavy lift specialist ALE has completed the load-out of nine suction anchors, each weighing 122 tonnes, in Ghana.
Views: 733
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TGP in trouble in Australia

August 5 - August 5 - According to reports in the Australian media, Trans Global Projects Pty Ltd, the Australian arm of one of the industry's most well-respected brands has entered voluntary administration.
Views: 718
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Octo-bus travels with AAL

August 4 - August 4 - AAL has transported eight newly-built airport shuttle buses from Xingang in China to Melbourne, Australia for JC Trans Shanghai.
Views: 938
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Michigan upgrades permit system

August 3 - August 3 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has advised that the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) new Permit Gateway (MPG) will go live on August 14, 2015.
Views: 493

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