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Equipment News from November 2015

Marlboro ups capacity thumbnail image

Marlboro ups capacity

November 27 - November 27 - South African company Marlboro Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane.
Views: 575
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Thorco takes five

November 27 - November 27 - Thorco Shipping has acquired five 18,000 dwt modern tweendeckers, each equipped with three 80-tonne capacity cranes.
Views: 890
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Thorco Logic launched

November 26 - November 26 - Thorco Shipping's latest newbuild vessel Thorco Logic has been launched by Honda Heavy Industries in Japan.
Views: 1020
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Out with the old, in with the new

November 25 - November 25 - Finland headquartered crane services company Havator has used a Terex CC 6800 lattice boom crawler crane to replace an old riding ring with a new one at a pelletising plant in Kiruna, Sweden.
Views: 914
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Spedman on the boil

November 25 - November 25 - Spedman Global Logistics has coordinated the transport of four boilers and accessories to a power plant in Poland.
Views: 980
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Grove on track in Singapore

November 25 - November 25 - Hiap Tong Crane & Transport has supplied a four-axle Grove GMK4100 crane to China Railway to assist with the construction of the new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) metro line in Singapore.
Views: 706
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Scheuerle ships to South Korea

November 23 - November 23 - Scheuerle has delivered a ship section transporter with an 800-tonne payload to South Korea for use at Sungdong Group's shipyard premises in the coastal city of Tongyoung.
Views: 861
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ProvPort plays offshore wind part

November 23 - November 23 - Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are establishing a new temporary manufacturing facility at Rhode Island's Port of Providence (ProvPort), for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island wind farm.
Views: 1125
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Terex raises the roof

November 20 - November 20 - Ingolstadt based Autodienst Eineder has used its Terex Explorer 5800 all-terrain crane to hoist a number of flat roof sections in Gaimersbach, Germany.
Views: 612
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Rickmers-Linie in 'positive turnaround'

November 20 - November 20 - Rickmers Group's heavy lift shipping subsidiary Rickmers-Linie recorded a 6.9 percent year-on-year drop in revenue for the first nine months of 2015, but a positive increase in EBITDA (consolidated operating profit before interest, taxes, de
Views: 1086
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Bengal powers ahead

November 18 - November 18 - Bengal Electric has completed the discharge of a 219-tonne stator frame and a 119-tonne turbine in Bangladesh.
Views: 902
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WSS makes crude delivery

November 18 - November 18 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has coordinated the transport of equipment for crude processing units in Fujairah, UAE.
Views: 777
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Ground broken on Crowley terminal

November 18 - November 18 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services has broken ground on a USD48.5 million construction project for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 806
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Nordana Sea to set sail

November 18 - November 18 - Nordana Sea - the third vessel in a series of six ships to be delivered to Symphony Shipping and subsequently chartered out to Nordana - will be launched by the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany on December 11, 2015.
Views: 1219
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BBC hopes to strike gold

November 18 - November 18 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Brisbane has shipped a consignment of building material and equipment to Nunavut, Canada for the Hope Bay gold mine project.
Views: 728
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Big boost for King Lifting

November 17 - November 17 - UK based King Lifting has added a 500-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 593
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Entrec feels the squeeze

November 17 - November 17 - Entrec Corporation has recorded a 30 percent year-on-year decrease in revenue for the third quarter of 2015, down from USD58.9 million in 2014 to USD41.2 million in the same period this year.
Views: 705
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Newport ups capacity

November 17 - November 17 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested GBP1.6 million (USD2.4 million) in a new mobile harbour crane at the UK's Port of Newport.
Views: 1197
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GeoSea hails Boom Lock

November 17 - November 17 - GeoSea has confirmed its confidence in High Wind's Boom Lock by making the necessary preparations for implementing the system on its new jack-up vessel Apollo.
Views: 677
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Cargo slides in Hamburg

November 16 - November 16 - The Port of Hamburg handed 1.5 million tonnes of non-containerised cargo in the first nine months of 2015 - down 8.5 percent year-on-year.
Views: 790
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Multimillion-dollar move at Jaxport

November 16 - November 16 - Stevedoring company Portus has helped move three helicopters and ten ambulances through Jaxport's heavy lift and project cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 740
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Giant success for Sterett

November 13 - November 13 - Sterett Crane & Rigging has transported a 140-tonne vessel from Tennessee to Michigan using a Scheuerle Highway Giant dual lane trailer.
Views: 574
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High five for Wiesbauer

November 13 - November 13 - Wiesbauer has added a fifth Terex AC 700 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 838
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Steil bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - Using a Terex Superlift 3800 crane, Steil Kranarbeiten has successfully installed the Schöneck bridge, which measured 15 m long and weighed 66 tonnes, in Kirkel, Germany.
Views: 795
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Manitowoc crawler heads East

November 13 - November 13 - South Korea's Chunjo Construction utilised its 2,300-tonne capacity Manitowoc 31000 crawler crane to construct a petrochemical refinery in Vietnam - the first time Chunjo has used the crane outside its domestic market.
Views: 908
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Bilbao strengthens ro-ro ramp

November 13 - November 13 - The Port of Bilbao has put its fifth ro-ro ramp into operation again, after an improvement project was carried out to increase its capacity to 250 tonnes.
Views: 585
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Mammoet granted Sasol contract

November 13 - November 13 - Mammoet has been awarded a contract by Sasol for its new ethane cracker and derivatives complex.
Views: 859
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WWL ALS gets reeling

November 12 - November 12 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transportation of a 300-tonne cable reel from the UK to the USA.
Views: 962
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Bos-Shelf in Kamag buy

November 12 - November 12 - Baku, Azerbaijan based Bos-Shelf has invested in 24 axle lines of Kamag K24 self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 980
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A warrior's victory for Blue Hat

November 12 - November 12 - Blue Hat Crane was recently made a representative for all Tadano products and has added a selection of Tadano cranes, including an ATF 180G-5, a GR-1000XL, and a GR-750XL, to its fleet.
Views: 278
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Zoo trip for Wagenborg

November 11 - November 11 - Wagenborg has transported four train wagons from Grossauheim Hanau, Germany to the Wildlands Adventure Zoo in Emmen, the Netherlands.
Views: 747
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Senn gets Liebherr lift

November 11 - November 11 - The first model of Liebherr's new LTM 1160-5.2 mobile crane has been delivered to Swiss crane contractor Senn and completed its first job lifting a bridge over the River Aare.
Views: 551
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Tork talks up new crane

November 10 - November 10 - Turkish heavy haulier Tork Industrial Logistics Solutions has invested in a new 1,100-tonne capacity Enerpac gantry crane, as well as a Scheuerle Power Booster.
Views: 1164
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Manitoulin takes Entrec stake

November 9 - November 9 - Canada's Manitoulin Transport has made a strategic investment into Entrec Corporation, taking beneficial ownership of approximately 15.4 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares of the company on a non-diluted basis.
Views: 997
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Felbermayr builds base

November 6 - November 6 - Felbermayr has broken ground on a new facility for its subsidiaries Wimmer Maschinentransporte and Hagn-Umwelttechnik at Sulzemoos, Germany.
Views: 785
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Safety a major concern at WCTS

November 5 - November 5 - Over 270 delegates attended the two-day World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1324
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ALE moves Spanish pair

November 5 - November 5 - The Spanish division of heavy lift and specialised transport company ALE has executed a pair or over-dimensional project moves.
Views: 666
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Joint venture opens offshore base

November 5 - November 5 - Ter Haak Group, Dutch Offshore Group and Rotterdam Offshore Group are collaborating to create a new venture - Dutch Offshore Base.
Views: 809
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Tiong Woon issues profit warning

November 4 - November 4 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has issued a profit warning for the quarter ending September 30, 2015.
Views: 909
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New head for OHT

November 4 - November 4 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT), the Oslo-based heavy shipping company, has named Torgeir Ramstad as chief executive officer.
Views: 658
Ács-Gép adds Liebherr trio thumbnail image

Ács-Gép adds Liebherr trio

November 4 - November 4 - Hungary's Ács-Gép Holding has invested in three Liebherr mobile cranes - one LTM 1200-5.1, an LTM 1300-6.2 and one LTM 1500-8.1.
Views: 704
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AGL in Vladivostok first

November 3 - November 3 - Alexander Global Logistics' (AGL) new office in Vladivostok, Russia has completed its first project, with the delivery of seven pieces of Kato machinery.
Views: 948
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Famous five for Liverpool

November 3 - November 3 - Zhen Hua 23, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries' (ZPMC) giant semi-submersible has made a spectacular delivery of five ship-to-shore megamax quayside cranes for the new Liverpool2 container terminal.
Views: 1022
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MatthewsDaniel completes Anadarko spar job

November 3 - November 3 - London, UK headquartered MatthewsDaniel has completed marine warranty services on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the installation of the Heidelberg spar in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1015
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Hansa sails into Johor

November 3 - November 3 - German shipping line Hansa heavy Lift has transported three tugboats, each weighing 504 tonnes, from Rotterdam to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 1017
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Modulift in trunnion launch

November 2 - November 2 - Modulift has launched its new modular trunnion spreader beam, which it says will ease the attachment of slings when rigging heavy lifts.
Views: 748
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Johnson in wind energy drive

November 2 - November 2 - Johnson Crane Hire has helped install 15 wind turbines at South Africa's Chaba and Waainek wind farms.
Views: 520

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