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Equipment News from January 2016

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PCN members power ahead

January 29 - January 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Netherlands, Ryano Logistics, has coordinated a shipment of power plant equipment to Zambia; while PCN member in Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, has discharged various project cargoes from t
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Grove goes to GMVykon

January 29 - January 29 - Mexico based equipment rental specialist GMVykon has taken delivery of a 400-tonne capacity Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane, which will be used to support the maintenance of oil and steel production facilities in the country.
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Straightpoint pins down McLaughlin

January 28 - January 28 - McLaughlin Hoist & Crane has incorporated a Straightpoint load pin into a low headroom lifting beam application at a facility that machines components from metal bar.
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Mammoet heats up in Caribbean

January 28 - January 28 - Mammoet has begun working on the construction of the Punta Catalina thermal electric power plant on the southwest side of the Dominican Republic.
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Incotec delivers to Tianwan

January 28 - January 28 - Incotec Cargo has coordinated the shipment of 16 items of equipment, including a 323-tonne reactor vessel, from Russia to China on board the SAL Heavy Lift vessel Trina.
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Terex gets another offer

January 27 - January 27 - Terex Corporation has received an unsolicited, non-binding acquisition proposal from Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology to acquire all of its outstanding shares, in what seems like an attempt to override the existing deal between
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ALE reveals plans for new jib

January 27 - January 27 - ALE has unveiled plans to build a heavy-duty jib, measuring up to 100 m long, which can fit onto both the AL.SK190 and AL.SK350 cranes.
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Things heat up at BigLift

January 26 - January 26 - BigLift Shipping's vessel Happy Buccaneer has transported a 1,200-tonne continuous ship unloader (CSU) from Taiwan to Japan, and installed it at the Haramchi thermal electric power station.
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Iowa asks for axle limit raise

January 26 - January 26 - The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is asking state legislature to increase permitted tandem axle weight to 46,000 lbs (20.8 tonnes), up from 40,000 lbs (18.1 tonnes), informs the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA).
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Thorco takes on Dragon

January 25 - January 25 - Thorco Shipping has added the 12,580 dwt multipurpose vessel Thorco Dragon to its fleet on a one-year time charter from SE Shipping.
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Transdata goes big in Brazil

January 22 - January 22 - Transdata Movimentação de Cargas Complexas has unloaded two FPSO (floating, production, storage and offloading) modules in Brazil.
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Hansa ups offshore expertise

January 21 - January 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Mark Preece as its new senior advisor to help the company grow its presence in the global offshore industry.
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Hevold transforms Norway

January 20 - January 20 - Hevold Shipping has coordinated the shipment of a 101-tonne transformer to a Norwegian fjord for final delivery to a remote power station.
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Wagenborg moves eight more

January 20 - January 20 - Wagenborg has transported eight platform sections from Salzbergen to Bremen, Germany destined for the Nord See One offshore wind farm, located approximately 40 km north of Juist island.
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Mammoet unveils TPA concept

January 20 - January 20 - Mammoet and Scheuerle have started the development of a new heavy transport solution - Trailer Power Assist (TPA) - which they say increases efficiency and safety whilst significantly lowering the carbon footprint.
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Mammoet lights the way

January 19 - January 19 - Mammoet has begun using a new safety-enhancing lighting system on its self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
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Coordinadora in Sadara move

January 19 - January 19 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has coordinated the shipment of five heavy units from South Korea to Saudi Arabia for the Sadara project.
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Liebherr bundles maritime work in Rostock

January 19 - January 19 - Liebherr has centralised the design, sales and customer service for its mobile harbour cranes, reachstackers, ship cranes and offshore cranes at its maritime production site in Rostock, Germany.
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Kuntz back at SAL

January 18 - January 18 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Jürgen Kuntz as the new head of its Asia desk in Hamburg.
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MacGregor to give six a lift

January 18 - January 18 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new contract to deliver 12 heavy lift cranes, each with a 450-tonne capacity, to six Ecolift F900 vessels being built at two Chinese shipyards - Hudong and Huangpu Wenchong.
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Roll-Lift in gantry buy

January 15 - January 15 - Roll-Lift USA has taken delivery of a new SBL900 gantry system from Enerpac.
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Ro-ro up at Rotterdam

January 15 - January 15 - Ro-ro traffic at the Port of Rotterdam increased 10.1 percent year-on-year in 2015 to 20 million tonnes.
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Sarens raises roof with Terex

January 14 - January 14 - Sarens has used a Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to install a steel roof frame on the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium, which is under construction in Décines-Charpieu, France.
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UTC sets three-state record

January 13 - January 13 - UTC Overseas executed a record-breaking project shipment, delivering a huge phase-shifting transformer (PST) from China to Utah in the USA. In the process UTC set records for the heaviest over-road permits issued in the states of Utah, Arizon
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LR reveals MPV design

January 13 - January 13 - Lloyd's Register has worked with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) to develop a dual-fuelled multipurpose vessel (MPV) design.
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Coordinadora begins Jazan move

January 13 - January 13 - Coordinadora has completed the first heavy lift shipments for the Jazan Refinery and Terminal project in Saudi Arabia, which included the transport of four oversize reactors.
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Higgins joins Crane Worldwide

January 13 - January 13 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Paul Higgins to lead the company's Global Specialised Services (GSS) division in Latin America.
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Quality Freight unloads success

January 12 - Janaury 12 - Quality Freight UK has overseen the movement of two massive Vigan ship unloader units from Tilbury Power Station to Canada Dock in Liverpool.
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Braid turns up the heat

January 12 - January 12 - Braid Projects has transported 18 heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) from South Korea to the USA.
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Collett bridges Hoobrook gap

January 11 - January 11 - Collett Transport has delivered six steel bridge sections to Kidderminster for the Hoobrook Link Road project in the UK.
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London calling for BBC

January 11 - January 11 - BBC Chartering has opened a new office in London, UK.
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RHI takes Haisheng stake

January 8 - January 8 - Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industry (RHI) has revealed plans to acquire a 34.99 percent share in Hunan Haisheng Heavy Industry from two separate shareholders.
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Drewry: Container lines brace for losses in 2016

January 8 - January 8 - The container shipping industry should brace for losses in 2016, according to the latest Container Forecaster report released by global shipping consultancy Drewry, which will have a negative knock-on effect on the heavy lift and multipurpose
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Hansa breaks the ice

January 7 - January 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) recently completed two safe voyages along the western boundary of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a 365-tonne heat exchanger from Fairless Hills, USA, and power generation equipment from Italy to Sabetta, Russia.
Views: 895
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Orion ships crane duo

January 6 - January 6 - Orion Specialized Logistics Management (SLM) has shipped two cranes from Tampico in Mexico to Kingston, Jamaica.
Views: 780
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Red Arrow reels forward

January 6 - January 6 - Red Arrow Logistics has coordinated the transport of seven oversize steel reels from Hartselle, Alabama to Richmond, California.
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ABS updates lifting guide

January 5 - January 5 - ABS has published a new edition of the ABS Guide for Certification of Lifting Appliances that includes the construction and operation of modern lifting appliances.
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JAS steps on the gas

January 5 - January 5 - JAS Projects - Oil and Gas has coordinated two heavy lift shipments from Hazira Port, India to Saudi Arabia's Duba Port for a gas processing project.
Views: 850
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Manitowoc names cranes chief

January 5 - January 5 - The Manitowoc Company has appointed Barry L. Pennypacker as president and ceo of Manitowoc Cranes.
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Rhenus moves tank trio

January 5 - January 5 - Rhenus Logistics has coordinated the transport of three oversize tanks from the Port of Saint-Nazaire to the Port of Corbeil-Essonnes in France.
Views: 876
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Sennebogen sends to Shoreham

January 4 - January 4 - Shoreham Port has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 880 M bespoke port material handler.
Views: 620
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Felbermayr climbs Carpathians

January 4 - January 4 - Felbermayr has transported five wind turbines from the Black Sea port of Constanta to the Carpathian Mountains in northwestern Romania.
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