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Equipment News from June 2016

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GALA gets TAP running

June 30 - June 30 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) has begun discharging equipment for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project at the Port of Durres in Albania.
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Enerpac designs nuclear cask transporter

June 30 - June 30 - Holtec International has awarded a contract to Enerpac, which will see the company design, fabricate and commission a 170-tonne capacity vertical cask transporter for use in the nuclear industry.
Views: 649
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Volga-Dnepr rushes to Bulgaria

June 30 - June 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown a 25-tonne cable spool from Maastricht, the Netherlands to Varna in Bulgaria, to replace failed equipment on the drilling vessel, Noble Globetrotter II.
Views: 882
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BBC unloads at Bronka

June 29 - June 29 - A 3,690-tonne consignment of heavy and oversize project cargo has been unloaded from BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Citrine at the Russian deepwater Port of Bronka.
Views: 1065
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Jumbo ship makes Broekman call

June 29 - June 29 - Jumbo's heavy lift ship Jumbo Kinetic has made its maiden call at the Broekman Breakbulk terminal in Rotterdam.
Views: 1363
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Kran-Mitterhauser gets Grove

June 28 - June 28 - Austrian crane rental company Kran-Mitterhauser has invested in a six-axle, 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L crane with an 80 m main boom.
Views: 748
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BigLift orders another

June 28 - June 28 - BigLift Shipping has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel - to be named Happy Sun - from Ouhua Shipbuilding in Zhoushan, China.
Views: 1067
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Rope and Sling adds London hub

June 27 - June 27 - Below the hook equipment supplier, Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has opened a new facility in Hayes, near Heathrow Airport, in the UK.
Views: 736
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Franz Bracht in crane hat trick

June 24 - June 24 - Erwitte, Germany-based, Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung has taken delivery of three new Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 mobile cranes.
Views: 896
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Bigger blades drive innovation

June 24 - June 24 - Belgium-based High Wind says that its Boom Lock© system will play a key role in safe lifting and installation of the wind energy sector's longest offshore blades.
Views: 669
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UAFL names Simba

June 23 - June 23 - United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) has appointed Simba Africa Maritime (SAM) to be its agents in South Africa from August 1 this year, replacing Seaclad Maritime.
Views: 1247
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Terex crane for The Crane

June 22 - June 22 - Thailand-based crane rental company, The Crane, a subsidiary of Chu Kai, is expanding its fleet with the addition of a new Terex® CC 6800 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 753
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Hydra-Slide in big skid delivery

June 21 - June 21 - Mountain Heavy Transport has acquired a HT500 hydraulically powered heavy track skidding unit and a smaller XLP150 unit from Canadian manufacturer Hydra-Slide.
Views: 832
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Cumings up at Vanguard

June 20 - June 20 - Roland Cumings has been named managing director of South African heavy lifting and transport specialist Vanguard, with effect from June 1.
Views: 798
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Mixed picture for Manitowoc

June 20 - June 20 - Manitowoc recorded sales of USD427.4 million in the first quarter of 2016 - a 5 percent increase compared with the same period in 2015.
Views: 530
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Hansa delivers crane quartet

June 20 - June 20 - On behalf of deugro (Finland), Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) from Ukraine to Egypt on board HHL Kobe.
Views: 926
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InterMax delivers to Jeddah

June 17 - June 17 - Shanghai, China based InterMax has arranged the transport of tanks and other equipment, with a total volume of 730 cu m, from China to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 982
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Modulift names I&I Sling

June 17 - June 17 - Modulift has appointed I&I Sling as its latest North American distributor, offering coverage of eastern regions of the USA from facilities in Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.
Views: 778
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Crane crosses Broekman terminal

June 16 - June 16 - A large container crane is currently being loaded out from the Broekman Logistics Breakbulk Terminal in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
Views: 1378
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AAL to sponsor PPG meeting

June 16 - June 16 - AAL will join BBC Chartering Australia and Port Corpus Christi as sponsors of the Project Professionals Group's (PPG) tenth anniversary conference in Melbourne, Australia from September 6-8.
Views: 1022
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Liebherr turnover growth continues

June 15 - June 15 - Liebherr Group recorded a turnover of EUR9.2 billion (USD10.3 billion) in 2015, a 4.7 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 1186
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PD Ports puts new quay to use

June 15 - June 15 - PD Ports has welcomed the wind turbine installation vessel, Pacific Orca, and heavy lift ship, Jumbo Javelin, to its newly developed quay at Teesport, UK.
Views: 684
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NYK goes subsea

June 14 - June 14 - NYK has reached an agreement with Ezra Holdings and Chiyoda Corporation to acquire a 25 percent stake in EMAS Chiyoda Subsea (ECS).
Views: 1011
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Tower crane in tight turbine lift

June 14 - June 14 - A Liebherr 1000 EC-B 125 Litronic tower crane has been used for the first time to erect a wind turbine at the Prechtaler Schanze wind farm in the Black Forest, Germany.
Views: 787
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Terex launches simulator training

June 14 - June 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has presented a newly designed training programme for harbour crane operators at the TOC Europe exhibition in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 815
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ALE in ball mill move

June 14 - June 14 - ALE has completed the installation of a new ball mill on the diamond mining vessel, Mafuta, in South Africa.
Views: 625
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Chipolbrok celebrates 65 years

June 14 - June 14 - The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), which celebrates its 65th anniversary tomorrow, says that, in spite of the "ongoing shipping crisis since 2008, the latest mergers, cooperations and startups", the company has dealt w
Views: 1579
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Cosco claims wind power cargo record

June 14 - June 14 - Cosco Shipping's multipurpose ship, Da Chang recently loaded 85,000 cu m of wind power equipment in Da Feng Port, and says it was the largest volume of such cargo ever loaded on one of its multipurpose ships with heavy lift capabilities.
Views: 712
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High five for training course

June 13 - June 13 - The Project Forwarders Certificate in Project Cargo Management celebrates its fifth anniversary in Houston during the Breakbulk Americas education programme from September 26-27.
Views: 1237
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Projects fly in for PCN members

June 10 - June 10 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from around the globe have been busy moving complex and oversize cargoes for a multitude of recent projects.
Views: 1384
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Schmidbauer invests in Terex

June 10 - June 10 - Schmidbauer has acquired a Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane from Terex.
Views: 424
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Eilon in crane scale launch

June 10 - June 10 - Eilon Engineering launched its new Ron Crane Scales PRR (portable radio receiver) at the CeMAT trade show in Hannover.
Views: 570
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Mammoet prepares for FPSO integration

June 10 - June 10 - Mammoet has begun preparations for lifting modules onto the P-76 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) hull in Brazil.
Views: 1139
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Great Lakes ports kick-start shipping season

June 9 - June 9 - During the first nine weeks of the 2016 navigation season, a number of ships have delivered high-value project cargoes to ports in the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway system.
Views: 1391
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R&B wins big barge move

June 9 - June 9 - R&B Global Projects has been awarded a contract to transport four inland barges from the Indian Port of Mormugao to Libreville in Gabon.
Views: 824
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Central Oceans ships to Malta

June 9 - June 9 - UK based project forwarder Central Oceans has coordinated the shipment of a 250-tonne bunker barge from the Port of Antwerp to Valletta, Malta.
Views: 879
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Damen begins barge build

June 8 - June 8 - Damen has commenced construction of two identical Crane Barge 6324 transhipment vessels, designed for ship-to-ship, ship-to-barge and ship-to-quay operations.
Views: 378
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Andover delivers to Mar-Train

June 7 - June 7 - Northern Ireland based abnormal load specialist Mar-Train Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a five-axle extending step frame trailer from Andover Trailers.
Views: 786
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Crawler completes Carolina kiln lift

June 7 - June 7 - Richmond, Virginia based W.O. Grubb Crane Rental has used a 300-tonne capacity Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane to replace an industrial lime kiln at a plant in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.
Views: 572
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AAL optimistic about Japan

June 7 - June 7 - At AAL Japan's one-year anniversary celebrations in Tokyo, almost 200 industry stakeholders came together to share cautious optimism about Japan's economic outlook and the future for the country's project cargo exports.
Views: 1420
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Lifting first for Balmer

June 6 - June 6 - Balmer Spedition und LKW-Service has purchased its first mobile crane - a five-axle Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2.
Views: 1133
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ALE signs huge Siemens deal

June 3 - June 3 - Siemens has awarded a four-year crane framework agreement to ALE for the supply and deployment of cranes, specialised transport equipment and personnel to the manufacturer's harbour-based offshore wind sites in the UK and Germany.
Views: 1155
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Coscol giant launched

June 2 - June 2 - Coscol's 98,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel, Guang Hua Kou, has been launched by Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China.
Views: 969
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Terex makes crane deliveries

June 2 - June 2 - Mexico based Grúas y Soluciones Logísticas Salas (GSL) has purchased the first Demag-branded AC 220-5 all-terrain crane headed for the Americas.
Views: 835
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Chapman and Fiege fly OOG to UAE

June 1 - June 1 - Chapman Freeborn and Fiege Logistics Switzerland completed the transportation of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment from Germany to the UAE, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter and an additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 1244
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Rickmers takes on Nordana's project line

June 1 - June 1 - Consolidation in the multipurpose shipping sector took a further step forward today with the news that Rickmers-Linie is set to take over Nordana Project & Chartering.
Views: 1132

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