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Equipment News from February 2016

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Projects rush in for PCN members

February 26 - February 26 - Intertransport Gruber, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Germany, has coordinated the shipment of a 135-tonne consignment of cement plant equipment from Poland to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1337
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Subsea restaurant on the move

February 26 - February 26 - GAC is coordinating the transport of the acrylic and steel structure for the world's biggest underwater restaurant from New Zealand to the Maldives.
Views: 953
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Manitowoc in taxi crane launch

February 26 - February 26 - Manitowoc has introduced a new 100-tonne capacity Grove all-terrain crane - the four-axle GMK4100L-1.
Views: 332
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Ningxia adds new ATC

February 26 - February 26 - Ningxia Wang Thai Engineering Machinery has strengthened its longstanding relationship with crane manufacturer Manitowoc by acquiring a new 300-tonne lifting capacity Grove GMK600L all terrain crane (ATC).
Views: 818
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Project cargo climbs at Walvis Bay

February 26 - February 26 - The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) has stated that part of its strategic initiative within its current five-year plan is to facilitate the growth of project cargo and abnormal loads through the Namibian Port of Walvis Bay.
Views: 1163
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PPG duo ships seven

February 25 - February 25 - TransProject and ScanGlobal have completed a three-year-long project to deliver seven 400-tonne transformers from Sweden to The Dalles in Oregon, USA.
Views: 950
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Tally Tech unveils weighing solution

February 24 - February 24 - In light of the new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation being implemented on July 1 2016, new German company Tally Tech has launched what it claims to be the first certifiable container weighing solution on the market.
Views: 732
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Vanguard kicks off Nojoli contract

February 24 - February 24 - Vanguard has been awarded the turbine transport and installation contract for the Nojoli wind farm near Cookhouse in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Views: 693
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ALE crosses busy UK capital

February 23 - February 23 - ALE has completed a complex transportation project to deliver three 135-tonne transformers to the new National Grid substation in Highbury north London.
Views: 881
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Expansion on cards for Niedersachsen

February 23 - February 23 - Niedersachsen Ports has invested EUR36 million (USD39.6 million) in the construction of a fourth berth at the Port of Cuxhaven in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Views: 692
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Challenging market harms Terex

February 23 - February 23 - Terex has recorded an income from continuing operations of USD142.5 million in 2015, compared with USD259 million in 2014.
Views: 1063
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Siemens powers ahead in Egypt

February 23 - February 23 - The first two Siemens gas turbines for the Beni Suef power plant project have begun their journey from Germany to Egypt.
Views: 1037
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Nordic Crane takes six

February 23 - February 23 - Nordic Crane Group has purchased six Grove cranes - a GMK5130-2, a GMK6300L and four GMK5220 models - from Manitowoc dealer Normann Olsen.
Views: 363
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ALE winds up Amakhala project

February 22 - February 22 - ALE has completed the delivery of 560 wind turbine components for the Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm project in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Views: 872
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Terex Konecranes merger on hold

February 22 - February 22 - In a stock exchange statement, Terex Corporation has said that "it would be prudent to pause the integration planning activities for its merger with Konecranes for the time being".
Views: 801
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Louisiana calls for Gulf Stream Marine

February 19 - February 19 - Gulf Stream Marine has expanded into Louisiana, after being awarded a stevedoring license by the Port of Lake Charles.
Views: 1074
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Integrated makes big investment

February 19 - February 19 - Integrated Logistics has recently invested in an array of new equipment to cope with increasing demand and upcoming projects.
Views: 991
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Complex moves for WCA members

February 19 - February 19 - Member of the WCA Projects network, Freight Connection (Pakistan), has coordinated the delivery of a 75-tonne transformer from China to the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
Views: 986
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Manitowoc opens Colombia centre

February 19 - February 19 - Manitowoc Cranes has partnered with Colombia's E McAllister to offer after-sales support for its Manitowoc and Grove cranes throughout the South American nation.
Views: 754
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TTS predicts 'improving market' for heavy lift cranes

February 18 - February 18 - Marine and offshore equipment supplier TTS Group posted a turnover of NOK259 million (USD30.2 million) for its multipurpose/general cargo business in 2015, compared with NOK138 million (USD16.1 million) in 2014.
Views: 946
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Vantage moves tank trio

February 17 - February 17 - Vantage Logistics Corporation has delivered three carbon dioxide tanks, weighing 90 tonnes each, from the Vietnamese port of Phu My to a nearby job site.
Views: 792
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Dundee plans huge port investment

February 17 - February 17 - Forth Ports has unveiled plans to invest over GBP10 million (USD14.3 million) to create a new quayside with heavy lift capability at the UK's Port of Dundee.
Views: 979
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North Sea decommissioning: changes afoot?

February 17 - February 17 - Douglas Westwood's (DW) new publication, the North Sea Decommissioning Market Forecast 2016-2040, considers whether offshore decommissioning will continue to be carried out using heavy lift vessels.
Views: 1011
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Container weighing goes portable

February 16 - February 16 - With the subject of container weighing being heavily debated in the world's media, New Zealand based company BISON has invented a portable container weighing scale.
Views: 718
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Jet rises with Rapid Response

February 16 - February 16 - Rapid Response Solutions has used a mobile crane to lift a corporate jet at Royal Air Force (RAF) Northolt in Middlesex, UK.
Views: 516
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Crane Worldwide names Barnes

February 15 - February 15 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Andrew Barnes as its new UK sales director, with effect from April 1, 2016.
Views: 990
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Shinui Petra adds MLC650

February 15 - February 15 - South Korean equipment rental company Shinui Petra has added a MLC650 crawler crane from Manitowoc to its fleet.
Views: 588
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Indiana sets shipping record

February 12 - February 12 - The Ports of Indiana handled over 12.2 million tonnes of cargo in 2015, surpassing 2014's record volume by nearly 18 percent.
Views: 883
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Last day for regular registration to SC&RA symposium

February 12 - February 12 - Today is the cut-off date for regular registration for the SC&RA 2016 Specialized Transportation Symposium, which takes place from March 1 to 4, at The Peabody, Memphis, USA.
Views: 589
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Whiting powers Michigan

February 11 - February 11 - Whiting Corporation has coordinated the installation of a 250-tonne capacity bridge crane at a nuclear power plant in Michigan, USA.
Views: 653
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Inspirational move for Beyel Bros

February 11 - February 11 - Beyel Brothers Crane and Rigging has transported a mock-up space shuttle, Inspiration, from the now closed Astronaut Hall of Fame site in Florida to its temporary home at the company's Merritt Island boat yard.
Views: 897
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ALE partners with GTA

February 8 - February 8 - Cilegon headquartered GTA Construction has entered into a cooperation agreement with heavy transport and rigging specialist ALE Heavy Lift Indonesia.
Views: 770
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Manitowoc chooses Sin Heng

February 5 - February 5 - Manitowoc Cranes has awarded the distributorship of its all-terrain Grove cranes in Indonesia to Sin Heng Heavy Machinery and its subsidiary PT SH Machinery Indonesia.
Views: 483
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WCA Projects members busy

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the WCA Projects network in Colombia, China, Peru and India have handled the transport of a number of out-of-gauge cargo shipments across the globe.
Views: 1350
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PCN members remain active

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bangladesh, Portugal and Australia have coordinated a number of complex project shipments around the world.
Views: 1062
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Project cargo soars at Indiana-Burns

February 5 - February 5 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled 96 percent more heavy lift and project cargo shipments in 2015 than it did during the previous year.
Views: 788
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SC&RA sets conference date

February 5 - February 5 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's (SC&RA) 2016 annual conference will be held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida from April 26-30.
Views: 475
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Konecranes to scale back

February 5 - February 5 - Konecranes intends to initiate actions aimed at annual cost savings of EUR25 million (USD27.9 million) by the end of 2017.
Views: 1122
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Tanks roll out of Rotterdam

February 4 - February 4 - Following fabrication at SJR Group's production facilities in the Netherlands, 13 storage tanks have been loaded on board a BigLift Shipping vessel in the Port of Rotterdam for delivery to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1376
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WWL ALS in urgent barge move

February 4 - February 4 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transport of a 282-tonne desalination barge from Casablanca to Dakhla in Morocco.
Views: 700
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Kran Saller erects turbines

February 4 - February 4 - Kran Saller GmbH based in Deggendorf, Germany has used a mobile crane to erecte five wind turbines over the course of five weeks at a wind energy farm in Dagebüll, Germany.
Views: 703
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Blast off for Streamlines in Canaveral

February 4 - February 4 - StreamLines' new Blue Stream liner service has become the first liner service to call at Port Canaveral's Canaveral Cargo Terminal, which is operated by Gulftainer USA.
Views: 867
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RUD reveals resistant chains

February 3 - Manufacturer RUD has presented its ICE chain, which offers resistance to extreme temperatures ranging from - 60°c to 300°c.
Views: 681
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Crane sales slide at Manitowoc

February 3 - February 3 - Manitowoc's cranes business has posted an 18.1 percent year-on-year decline in net sales for the fourth quarter of 2015.
Views: 700
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Lake Charles prepares for boom

February 3 - February 3 - The Port of Lake Charles has handled 220 components of a large Mammoet crane, which was shipped into the US gateway from Brazil on board BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Fuji.
Views: 1155
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HLPFI adds Associate Editor

February 2 - February 2 - Yvonne Mulder, a communications specialist in the freight and supply chain industry for more than 25 years, has joined the Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International team as Associate Editor.
Views: 1125
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Yale unveils Fortis2 sling

February 2 - February 2 - Synthetic rope manufacturer Yale Cordage has added a new heavy lift multipart sling, Fortis2, to its line of industrial products.
Views: 454
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Dako moves engine trio

February 2 - February 2 - Dako Worldwide has coordinated the shipment of three diesel engines from Italy to Panama.
Views: 912
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Collett winds up Muirhall project

February 2 - February 2 - Collett Transport has delivered three 145 m high wind turbines from the UK Port of Grangemouth to the Muirhall onshore wind farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Views: 939
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ZOMC sets lifting record

February 1 - February 1 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) says that its self-propelled single boom crane vessel, Zhen Hua 30, has successfully lifted 13,200 tonnes during testing.
Views: 1045

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