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Equipment News from September 2015

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Lift & Move heads to Houston

September 30 - September 30 - The second Lift & Move USA careers event is being held in Houston, Texas on February 10, 2016, following the success of the inaugural event in Chicago this year.
Views: 574
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Intermarine makes the Call

September 30 - September 30 - Intermarine has promoted Chad Call to director of corporate finance.
Views: 1266
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Airbus takes to sky in crawler lift

September 30 - September 30 - Riga Mainz has used a Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane to lift an 82-tonne Airbus A-300 over a fence at Cologne-Bonn Airport.
Views: 653
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Liebherr first gives Bronka a boost

September 30 - September 30 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered its first LHM 800 mobile harbour crane in a heavy lift configuration to the multipurpose terminal at Russia's Port Bronka.
Views: 948
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Combi Lift makes Big Blue partner

September 30 - September 30 - Germany based heavy lift and project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has appointed Big Blue Shipping Line Shanghai as its commercial agent and representative in China and Taiwan.
Views: 1189
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Tuscor builds on UK-Oman trade

September 29 - September 29 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported 11 heavy machine pump components from the UK Port of Tyne to Sohar Port in Oman.
Views: 1064
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Crane trio sails into Felixstowe

September 29 - September 29 - Three new ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been shipped from China to the Port of Felixstowe onboard ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 25.
Views: 947
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Omega Morgan delivers Boeing autoclaves

September 29 - September 29 - August 2015 saw the first of three huge autoclaves delivered to the 777X Composite Wing Center at Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Everett, Washington, USA.
Views: 787
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WCTS to cover 'disruptive' changes

September 28 - September 28 - Mammoet ceo Jan Kleijn will use his keynote address at the upcoming World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) to ask if the industry is fully prepared for potentially "disruptive" changes in technology and business environments.
Views: 1131
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ADM invests in Faymonville

September 28 - September 28 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has taken delivery of a CombiMAX combination from Faymonville, comprising two 3-axle bogies, plus a 2-axle and 4-axle bogie; as well as two lowbeds, an add-on extension support and two goosenecks.
Views: 750
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Jumbo gets ball rolling

September 25 - September 25 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairpartner has transported a 600-tonne spherical tank from a fabrication yard in Sattahip, Thailand to the Ichthys project's onshore LNG facility in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 795
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OHT in big barge move

September 25 - September 25 - Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) largest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Hawk, is transporting 15 oil barges from Qidong, China to Nigeria.
Views: 1030
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Terex takes a cruise

September 25 - September 25 - Prangl has used a Terex AC 500-2 all-terrain crane to launch a 71-tonne cruise ship hull onto Austria's Lake Hallstatt.
Views: 773
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Baumann delivers Ineos column

September 25 - September 25 - Bornheim, Germany based Viktor Baumann recently coordinated the transportation and installation of a three-part column to the Cologne region.
Views: 710
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City Lifting adds Grove

September 24 - September 24 - London based crane rental company City Lifting has acquired its first Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane.
Views: 577
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Saipem 7000 makes Dutch call

September 24 - September 24 - Crane vessel Saipem 7000 has arrived in Eemshaven from Norway, where it will remain moored until the end of the year under the agency of Marico, which was acquired by Broekman Logistics last year.
Views: 1375
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Liebherr releases Mecca crane findings

September 24 - September 24 - Liebherr has released the findings of its investigation into the collapse of an LR 11350 crawler onto the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, suggesting that the machine was technically faultless.
Views: 829
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Sennebogen expands Straubing hub

September 23 - September 23 - Sennebogen is extending its production and warehouse area at its site in the German port of Straubing by around 35,000 sq m.
Views: 975
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McNally-Nimergood gets a lift

September 23 - September 23 - McNally-Nimergood has added a 400-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 605
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Heavy hundred for Huisman

September 23 - September 23 - Huisman has celebrated the delivery of the 100th Chinese-built crane at its production facility in Zhangzhou - a 1,500-tonne capacity heavy lift mast crane destined for Jumbo's multipurpose vessel Fairmaster.
Views: 878
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Huybrechts takes Rickmers reins

September 22 - September 22 - Wouter Huybrechts has been appointed new president and ceo of Rickmers-Linie (America).
Views: 1239
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AGL in compressor move

September 22 - September 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of compressor units from Germany to the Russian Republic of Tartastan by road.
Views: 1136
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Bonnesen up at Intermarine

September 22 - September 22 - Effective immediately, Intermarine has named Lars Bonnesen as chartering director, Europe.
Views: 1158
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Wei-Li leaves drydock

September 21 - September 21 - The 18,330 dwt crane ship, Wei-Li, has left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque for Rotterdam, after ten days of maintenance and repairs.
Views: 668
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AAL opens at Vancouver

September 21 - September 21 - AAL has continued its global expansion strategy by opening a new office in Canada, at the recently launched Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC).
Views: 1193
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FLS calls on Maersk

September 21 - September 21 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a pipe bending machine from Jebel Ali to Mersin, Turkey onboard Maersk Line's container vessel Talassa.
Views: 878
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Cortland delivers for Seaway

September 18 - September 18 - Cortland Company has delivered a precision lifting solution to Seaway Heavy Lifting for the installation of a topside module in the North Sea.
Views: 439
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Enerpac tests crane giant

September 18 - September 18 - Enerpac claims to have tested the world's largest gantry crane at its Hengelo manufacturing facility in the Netherlands.
Views: 860
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Crane Service in Liebherr first

September 18 - September 18 - USA based Crane Service has invested in its first Liebherr crawler crane - a 300-tonne capacity LR 1300 SX model, which will mainly be used for lifting jobs in the wind energy industry.
Views: 603
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CEA Projects drinks up

September 18 - September 18 - CEA Project Logistics (CEA Projects) has completed the transportation, lifting and installation of several distillation column, evaporator and fan components for a drinks manufacturer in Bang Nam Priao, Thailand.
Views: 846
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Jan De Nul buys jack-up

September 17 - September 17 - Jan De Nul Group has acquired the offshore jack-up heavy lift crane vessel, Vidar, from Hochtief.
Views: 912
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New heavy lift JV targets Asia

September 17 - September 17 - Sankyu and Mammoet have established a new joint venture in Singapore specialising in heavy lifting, transport and engineering services, and heavy equipment for the East Asian market - Sankyu Mammoet.
Views: 789
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Liebherr pair speeds turbine erection

September 17 - September 17 - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany based crane contractor Helling safely used a Liebherr LTR 1220 crawler crane as counterweight for a Liebherr LR1600/2 crawler on a wind farm project.
Views: 714
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ICSA meeting promotes crane safety

September 17 - September 17 - Earlier this month, 20 organisations from seven countries participated in the International Crane Stakeholders Assembly's (ICSA) annual meeting in Burswood, Western Australia.
Views: 766
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Brazilian job for Mammoet

September 16 - September 16 - Mammoet has worked closely with SBM Offshore to complete a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) module weighing and transport project in Brasa Shipyard, Brazil.
Views: 750
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Super six for SAL

September 16 - September 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has shipped six units of heavy project cargo, weighing a total of 2,219 tonnes, for a refinery and petrochemical complex project in Vietnam.
Views: 599
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Hansa opens in Monaco

September 16 - September 16 - Hansa Heavy Lift has opened a regional office in Monaco, which will serve southern European customers in France, Italy and Spain.
Views: 813
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Terex in complex concrete lift

September 16 - September 16 - Trier based Steil Kranarbeiten has used a Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to remove a 78-tonne concrete bridge from over the Schwarzbach river in Germany.
Views: 706
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AGL puts skids on

September 15 - September 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported four skids, each weighing 35 tonnes and measuring 7.45 x 3.26 x 3.44 m, from Saxony to Berlin in Germany.
Views: 1036
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ALE takes ride with Scheuerle

September 15 - September 15 - ALE has transported a 1,293-tonne petrochemical module for the Malika oilfield offshore Malaysia using 60 axle lines of Scheuerle self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 751
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Quinto buys Mercedes hauler

September 15 - September 15 - Norfolk, UK based Quinto Crane & Plant has invested in a new Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3363 S prime mover, as well as a six-axle Nooteboom low-loader trailer.
Views: 737
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SC&RA unveils crane safety guide

September 15 - September 15 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has released its new Guide to Mobile Crane Safety Management, which aims to fortify the association's ongoing efforts to reduce crane and lifting accidents.
Views: 252
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EverSea tackles offshore duo

September 15 - September 15 - DEME Group subsidiary EverSea has completed a project to transport and install two platforms for GDF Suez E&P Nederland in the Dutch section of the North Sea.
Views: 662
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Mammoet slides into The Hague

September 14 - September 14 - Mammoet has successful transported and installed a new railway deck at The Hague Central Station, the Netherlands.
Views: 696
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TPS makes Latin delivery

September 14 - September 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has sold four Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes to terminal operators in Brazil, Haiti and Sint Maarten over the past few months.
Views: 826
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Broekman inaugurates heavy lift centre

September 14 - September 14 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal on the Waalhaven in Rotterdam became operational today, September 14, 2015.
Views: 1558
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FMCSA updates permit exemption

September 14 - September 14 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has advised that drivers operating on an oversize/overweight permit are exempted from the 30-minute break hours of service provision, even if a portion of the hours leading up to the br
Views: 510
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ALE's Malaysian Mega Jack

September 14 - September 14 - ALE has completed a jack-up and skidding operation for the Malikai project in Malaysia.
Views: 736
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Vanguard in Namibian jack-up

September 11 - September 11 - Johannesburg headquartered heavy lift specialist Vanguard used its heavy lift strand jacking system to install a conveyor gantry 30 m above ground level, in Namibia.
Views: 1001
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Manitowoc to split businesses

September 11 - September 11 - The Manitowoc Company has filed a Form 10 Registration Statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding plans to separate its Cranes and Foodservice business units into two independent, publicly-traded companies.
Views: 397
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High five for Wagenborg

September 11 - September 11 - Following the closure of the Amsterdam Container Terminal (ACT) in 2013, Wagenborg is transporting five disused container cranes from the port of Amsterdam to Spain and Poland.
Views: 668
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BigLift in Damen load

September 11 - September 11 - BigLift Shipping's heavy lift vessel Happy Star is to transport a total of 22 Damen boats from several shipyards in Asia to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1180
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Link-Belt reveals 90-tonner

September 11 - September 11 - Kentucky headquartered Link-Belt has developed a 90-tonne capacity HTC-86110 truck crane, featuring a 49.9 m long main boom.
Views: 686
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Talbert unveils tilt trailer series

September 11 - September 11 - Talbert Manufacturing has launched a new Air Ramp/Air Tilt series of trailers, designed for the easy loading of low-clearance equipment.
Views: 638
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Nurminen sells projects business

September 11 - September 11 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics has concluded an agreement to sell its specialised transport division, Nurminen Logistics Heavy, to heavy haulage and project forwarding company Ville Silvasti.
Views: 873
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Liebherr lift powers through

September 10 - September 10 - Bergheim, Germany based Wasel has used two LTM 1500-8.1 mobile cranes for an overhead transmission line project on the River Rhine, near Dinslaken.
Views: 772
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Vienna invests in Liebherr

September 10 - September 10 - The Port of Vienna (Hafen Wien) has purchased a new Liebherr LHM 280 mobile harbour crane, which has a maximum lifting capacity of 84 tonnes and an outreach of up to 40 m.
Views: 696
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Intermarine welcomes Grace

September 10 - September 10 - Intermarine has added the 19,450 dwt heavy lift vessel Industrial Grace, which features two 700-tonne capacity onboard cranes, to its fleet.
Views: 802
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AAL in Korean first

September 9 - September 9 - AAL has opened its first office in Seoul, South Korea, a market that the breakbulk and heavy lift shipping line has served for 20 years, appointing a representative in the country in 2005.
Views: 856
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SAL completes Alaskan challenge

September 8 - September 8 - Earlier this year, SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Svenja was chartered by Crowley for the installation of the development platform within the Kitchen Lights Unit #3 (KLU) - a petroleum exploitation area of Deutsche Oel & Gas, spanning 337 sq km, in
Views: 788
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Volga-Dnepr branches out

September 7 - September 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown 28 cypress trees to Tashkent, Uzbekistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 855
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Liebherr raises the roof in NY

September 4 - September 4 - Buckner HeavyLift Cranes has used a Liebherr LR 11000 crawler and two LR 1600/2 cranes to build a huge retractable roof over the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, USA.
Views: 688
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Zeaborn appoints two

September 4 - September 4 - Effective December 2015, Zeaborn has appointed Nicki Schumacher as chartering director and Matthias Kremser as senior chartering manger to help expand the company's commercial ship management team.
Views: 1054
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Aeroscraft gets off to flying start

September 4 - September 4 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has entered the design freeze phase for its vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capable heavy lift cargo airship, Aeroscraft.
Views: 587
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Svensson to shoot off 23rd BUSINESSrun

September 3 - September 3 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Peter Svensson, senior vice president and head of Clipper Americas will fire the starting pistol at the 23rd Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Houston.
Views: 1233
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Bigge takes MLC650 for a ride

September 3 - September 3 - Bigge Crane & Rigging has rented its new Manitowoc MLC650 crawler to Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES) for the erection of wind turbines at the Pleasant Valley wind farm in the US state of Minnesota.
Views: 828
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AGL barges on

September 2 - September 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported eight large lock sections from the German inland port of Regensburg to Romania.
Views: 1093
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OliCargo in reactor run

September 2 - September 2 - OliCargo has coordinated the transport of a reactor for a hydrogen peroxide production factory from Portugal to Argentina.
Views: 802
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Turbine makes Strasbourg stop

September 2 - September 2 - The Port of Strasbourg has received a 370-tonne gas turbine from General Electric's (GE) factory in Belfort, France for final delivery to the Russian city of Kazan.
Views: 935
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Liebherr helps HKV build bridges

September 2 - September 2 - HKV Schmitz + Partner has used a Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane to erect a temporary bridge over the A3 motorway between Cologne-Mülheim and Leverkusen in Germany.
Views: 669
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Sommer buys first Grove

September 2 - September 2 - German crane rental company Sommer Kranverleih has taken delivery of its first Grove all-terrain crane - a 400-tonne capacity, six-axle GMK6400.
Views: 493
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Expeditors flies into Incheon

September 2 - September 2 - Expeditors International (UK) has coordinated the delivery of two 50-tonne pumps from Prestwick in Scotland to Incheon, South Korea using an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 852
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Rotterdam opens heavy lift hub

September 2 - September 2 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal in the Port of Rotterdam has been officially opened.
Views: 1552
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GAC in ship's gear warning

September 1 - September 1 - GAC has advised that Abu Dhabi Ports reserves the right to refuse the use of ships' lifting apparatus without valid certification, or if the equipment is considered by the HSE inspectors to be substandard.
Views: 432
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Wind shipment breezes into Duluth

September 1 - September 1 - Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Tyne has arrived at the Port of Duluth's Clure Public Marine Terminal carrying wind turbine components for the Thunder Spirit wind farm in North Dakota.
Views: 814
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Intermarine opens in Ecuador

September 1 - September 1 - Intermarine has opened an office in Quito, Ecuador, in partnership with the heavy lift shipping line's agent Tradinter, led by sales manager Jenny Parreno.
Views: 734

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