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Equipment News from October 2015

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Jumbo Vision sails into Texas

October 29 - October 29 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Jumbo has transported subsea pump modules from Horsoy, Norway to Ingleside in Texas, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision.
Views: 682
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Big B adds Terex lift

October 29 - October 29 - Texas headquartered Big B Crane & Rigging has purchased a new 285-ton (260-tonne) lift capacity Terex HC 285 lattice boom crawler crane - the highest capacity crane in its fleet and the first of its kind operating in the USA.
Views: 691
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Enerpac gantry heads to Reunion

October 29 - October 29 - Heavy lifting equipment manufacturer Enerpac has begun transporting the beams for the world's largest offshore gantry crane from Hengelo, the Netherlands, to the Crist shipyard in Poland.
Views: 629
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DKT Allseas named UK agent for Bahri

October 26 - October 26 - DKT Allseas has been appointed as liner agent for National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) new UK-Gulf ro-con service, which starts in November 2015.
Views: 1039
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ALE opens in China

October 26 - October 26 - ALE has opened its first branch in Tianjin, China, as part of a general expansion of its footprint throughout Asia.
Views: 975
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Breakbulk Middle East opens

October 26 - October 26 - 2,000 project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians, sponsors and exhibitors are expected to take part in the first Breakbulk Middle East Conference & Exhibition from 25-28 October 2015 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Views: 714
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Barakh inks heavy lift deal

October 26 - October 26 - Barakh Offshore Petroleum subsidiary PBJV Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hilong Marine Engineering (HMEL) to jointly target offshore transportation and installation projects in Malaysia.
Views: 1324
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Lieherrr opens Colombian hub

October 23 - October 23 - Liebherr has opened a new sales and service location in Bogota, Colombia.
Views: 518
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Collett transforms Burbo Bank

October 23 - October 23 - Collett Transport has used its Scheuerle girder bridge to deliver two 200-tonne transformers to the onshore substation for the UK's Burbo Bank offshore wind farm.
Views: 941
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Terex income down in 'challenging' market

October 22 - October 22 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD44.8 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared with USD58.7 million in the same period of 2014.
Views: 637
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Combi Dock in crane carriage

October 22 - October 22 - Combi Dock Chartering has loaded gantry crane components onboard its heavy lift vessel Combi Dock III in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
Views: 703
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ALE inks Santos contract

October 22 - October 22 - ALE has been awarded a heavy haulage contract by Santos Queensland Upstream Developments for the Santos GLNG project in Australia.
Views: 899
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Sarens goes for Straightpoint

October 22 - October 22 - Sarens USA has used four wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint to weigh a large distillation column at a petrochemical plant on the Gulf Coast.
Views: 708
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AAL, Döhle launch OceanWise

October 22 - October 22 - Following the launch of their multipurpose tramp and project cargo shipping cooperation in May 2015, AAL and Peter Döhle have established a new operation in Italy - OceanWise Corp (OWC).
Views: 706
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Happy Star drops off Damen load

October 21 - October 21 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Star has arrived at the Port of Rotterdam carrying a consignment of 22 Damen vessels - the manufacturer's largest-ever stock vessel transport.
Views: 698
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High five for Ryano

October 21 - October 21 - Ryano Logistics has executed the shipment of five straddle carriers, weighing 64 tonnes each, from Oslo in Norway to Finland's Kotka port.
Views: 912
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On track with loco shipments

October 20 - October 20 - Heavy lift shipping line Intermarine is working with project freight forwarder Breakbulk Transportation on the shipment of six locomotives, each weighing 220 tonnes, from Texas to Gabon.
Views: 901
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Steady levels at St Petersburg

October 20 - October 20 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 6.2 million tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2015, which it says is similar to volumes handled in the same period of 2014.
Views: 568
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Seattle heavy haul network approved

October 20 - October 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance has applauded the Seattle City Council's approval of a heavy haul network that it believes will make the ports of Seattle and Tacoma more competitive.
Views: 640
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Scholpp opts for six

October 20 - October 20 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has ordered six new Liebherr mobile cranes, with load capacities ranging from 70 to 350 tonnes.
Views: 521
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Manitowoc sees 'deteriorating demand'

October 20 - October 20 - Manitowoc chairman and ceo Glen E. Tellock explained that the company's cranes segment continues to be negatively impacted by a deteriorating demand environment, particularly in the Middle East and Asia.
Views: 473
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Milwaukee sends kiln on its way

October 20 - October 20 - Six sections of a rotary kiln, manufactured by A-C Equipment Services for McInnis Cement, have been loaded onto a barge at the Port of Milwaukee for shipment to a cement manufacturing plant in Quebec.
Views: 826
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Europe Cargo loads crane for Congo

October 19 - October 19 - Europe Cargo has organised the loading of a fully-erected Gottwald mobile harbour crane, weighing 326 tonnes, for shipment to Congo Terminal in Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo.
Views: 726
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Logistics Plus in warehouse upgrade

October 19 - October 19 - Logistics Plus has moved its Dallas/Fort Worth warehouse to a new and improved facility in Haslet, Texas.
Views: 797
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Hot off the press at Vanguard

October 19 - October 19 - Vanguard has provided engineered project solutions for four automotive press related contracts over the past few months, overcoming space constraints to install components weighing up to 120 tonnes.
Views: 423
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Agility wraps up Linde project

October 16 - October 16 - Agility has completed a complex project for Linde Group's engineering division, which included three heavy lift shipments of chemical plant equipment to Togliatti in the Samara region of Russia.
Views: 913
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New head at Terex

October 16 - October 16 - Effective November 2, 2015, Terex Corporation has appointed John L. Garrison, Jr. to replace Ronald M. DeFeo as the company's new president and chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 665
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Wagenborg chooses compact crawler

October 16 - October 16 - Wagenborg's first compact crawler crane - a Palfinger PK 27002-SH model - should be operational by mid October, says the company.
Views: 380
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AML delivers Russian plant

October 15 - October 15 - In collaboration with Instar Logistics, Antwerp Metal Logistics (AML) has coordinated the transport of an ammonia converter, two CO2 strippers and a CO2 absorber from Antwerp to Cherepovets, Russia via the Zuidnatie Breakbulk terminal.
Views: 790
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ALE ups Australian operations

October 15 - October 15 - ALE has formed a dedicated unit to serve the onshore oil and gas sector in Australia, by recruiting specialist personnel and investing in bespoke equipment.
Views: 986
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L.C. van Tiel hammers away

October 15 - October 15 - L.C. van Tiel Logistics has coordinated the transport of a hydraulic hammer, sleeve and additional accessories from the Netherlands to Mina Zayed port in the UAE.
Views: 839
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AGL in double crane lift

October 15 - October 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has organised the shipment of two large gantry cranes from Tallinn, Estonia to Angra dos Reis in Brazil.
Views: 920
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Sampson adds Arocs

October 15 - October 15 - UK based Nick Sampson Mechanical Engineering says that its new Mercedes-Benz Arocs heavy haulage tractor unit is "proving to be a highly flexible, cost-effective addition to its fleet".
Views: 582
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Jumbo makes FPSO move

October 15 - October 15 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairplayer has shipped three FPSO modules from Laem Chabang in Thailand to São José do Norte, Brazil for Estaleiros do Brasil (EBR).
Views: 667
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DLT secures Canadian bridge deal

October 14 - October 14 - Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been contracted by The St Lawrence Construction Group to supply a DL-MT1000 Mega Transporter, as well as a 1,000-tonne capacity 2.5 m jack up system, for a bridge construction project in Canada.
Views: 626
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CakeBoxx targets projects market

October 14 - CakeBoxx Technologies has introduced its new TrusDek series of doorless intermodal shipping containers, designed for the carriage of project cargo shipments.
Views: 803
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Vogel flies into Combi Lift

October 14 - October 14 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has joined Combi Lift Offshore & Engineering GmbH as chartering manager, based in Bremen.
Views: 767
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Nanaimo gets a lift

October 14 - October 14 - Nanaimo Port Authority has invested in a new 104-tonne capacity Liebherr 500 mobile harbour crane, increasing its capacity for the handling of project and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 676
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DFDS oils up

October 13 - October 13 - DFDS Group has shipped oversize equipment for the oil industry onboard its multipurpose vessel Lysvik Seaways from Norway to Germany, for oncarriage to destinations in Asia.
Views: 937
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AGL moves engine quartet

October 13 - October 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the shipment of four large diesel engines from Antwerp to Shanghai, China.
Views: 858
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Routila takes Konecranes reins

October 12 - October 12 - Effective November 1, 2015, Panu Routila has been appointed president and ceo of Konecranes.
Views: 490
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Boats sail through Jaxport

October 12 - October 12 - Stevedoring company Portus has moved 14 aluminium crew boats through Jaxport's heavy lift and specialty cargo berth at its Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 626
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Lift It secures finance facility

October 9 - October 9 - Lift It Crane Hire has obtained a GBP250,000 (USD383,920) invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.
Views: 867
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Antwerp crane department to close

October 8 - October 8 - The Port of Antwerp Authority has confirmed that it will cease the activities of its crane department by the end of 2017.
Views: 610
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Barnhart adds heavy lift crane at Catoosa

October 8 - October 8 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging has signed an agreement with the Tulsa Port of Catoosa for crane services, while the port upgrades its current crane infrastructure.
Views: 723
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Sterett adds Faymonville transporters

October 8 - October 8 - USA based Sterett Crane & Rigging has acquired six self-propelled trailers from Belgian manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 557
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TSL handles Thai crane delivery

October 7 - October 7 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL) has coordinated the delivery of a 1,400-tonne container crane, plus three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, to Thailand.
Views: 1028
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Liebherr inks offshore crane deal

October 7 - October 7 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing will supply Singapore's Jurong Shipyard with two offshore cranes, which will be installed onboard an FPSO vessel.
Views: 842
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Cargolux JV targets heavy and OOG

October 6 - October 6 - Cargolux is targeting heavy and outsize cargo as a likely significant traffic for a planned new joint venture Chinese international all-cargo airline it is now close to setting up, writes HLPFI correspondent, Phil Hastings.
Views: 1179
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FOX gets gantries going

October 6 - October 6 - FOX Brasil Project Logistics has coordinated the transport of six gantry cranes from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to the Peruvian port of Callao, for use in the construction of the Néstor Gambetta tunnel.
Views: 640
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ALE doubles up in Spain

October 6 - October 6 - Heavy transport and lifting specialist ALE has completed a pair of projects in Spain.
Views: 597
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Big cat purrs through RHB

October 6 - October 6 - RHB Stevedoring has discharged the 137-tonne catamaran Sea Slice at its terminal in the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 885
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Thorleifsson rejoins SAL

October 5 - October 5 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Sune Thorleifsson as head of its project department.
Views: 995
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Aertssen rolls into Geel

October 5 - October 5 - Aertssen Kranen has completed the installation of a 420-tonne reactor at BP Chembel's WiESOX project in Geel, Belgium.
Views: 642
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Pipe dream from Globalink

October 5 - October 5 - Kazakh logistics specialist Globalink has successfully coordinated the delivery of 350 truckloads of over-dimensional cargo for an Asian gas pipeline project.
Views: 828
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Cement job shows Rotterdam's capabilities

October 5 - October 5 - Several of Rotterdam's well-known project logistics specialists have been involved in the latest heavy lift shipment through the port.
Views: 729
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Quality mark for Johnson Crane Hire

October 2 - October 2 - Johnson Crane Hire says its recent ISO 9001 accreditation underpins the company's commitment to its Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) policies.
Views: 401
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Giant 7 joins Boskalis

October 2 - October 2 - Royal Boskalis Papendrecht has taken delivery of its latest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Giant 7, which was built at the Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China.
Views: 624
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Mammoet in high-voltage move

October 2 - October 2 - Mammoet has successfully jacked-up and installed a live high-voltage power pylon in the Netherlands, using its JS500 jacking system.
Views: 505
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Terex widens Boom Booster range

October 2 - October 2 - Terex is now offering its Boom Booster kit for the 650-tonne capacity Superlift 3800 crawler crane.
Views: 546
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Wagenborg tows two

October 1 - October 1 - Wagenborg Towage has helped bring the crane ship Saipem 7000 and a Paragon Offshore platform into Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
Views: 758
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Kuebler terminal tanks up

October 1 - October 1 - Kuebler Spedition has assembled six large tanks at its heavy lift terminal in Mannheim, Germany.
Views: 740
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Blue Water goes Aquamarine

October 1 - October 1 - Blue Water Singapore has shipped two units, each weighing over 1,300 tonnes, from Singapore to Brazil onboard BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Aquamarine.
Views: 666

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