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Equipment News from July 2016

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Trepka takes Liebherr milestone

July 29 - July 29 - Liebherr has delivered its 1,000th LTM 1130-5.1 mobile crane to Austrian construction contractor Alfred Trepka.
Views: 783
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Collett powers up to Drax

July 29 - July 29 - Multimodal logistics operator Collett & Sons has successfully transported nine 185-tonne transformers from Dartford, Greater London to the Drax power station in Selby, North Yorkshire, UK.
Views: 961
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Project cargo growth at St Petersburg

July 29 - July 29 - The Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 3.79 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2016 - an 11 percent decrease compared with the same period last year.
Views: 816
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Ports America inks Tampa deal

July 29 - July 29 - Ports America has signed a breakbulk concession of five years and an amended container agreement with Port Tampa Bay.
Views: 555
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Sasol equipment rolls in

July 29 - July 29 - Mammoet has coordinated the unloading of the two largest units - a wash tower and reactor - for Sasol's ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 919
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Sennebogen bridges gap in Algeria

July 28 - July 28 - Algerian bridge construction specialist SAPTA is currently using four Sennebogen cranes in the installation of a bridge near Algiers.
Views: 564
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Damen looks to decommissioning

July 28 - July 28 - Damen Shipyards Group has launched its new Damen Decommissioning Series of ships, which are designed for removal services in the oil and gas decommissioning sector.
Views: 568
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EMS in turbine river run

July 27 - July 27 - EMS Chartering is currently shipping seven wind turbines from Germany to the UK on board the multipurpose vessels, Nortrader and Fehn Caledonia.
Views: 1029
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SAL in Lone record smash

July 26 - July 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has transported a 1,100-tonne submerged turret production buoy from Batam, Indonesia to the Firth of Forth in Scotland - a 8,733 nautical mile (16,173 km) journey that took just 20 days to complete.
Views: 983
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Orascom orders crane package

July 26 - July 26 - Egypt's Orascom Construction has ordered 24 new Grove rough-terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 732
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Eineder chooses Terex

July 22 - July 22 - Having acquired a Terex Explorer 5800 last year, Germany based Autodienst Eineder has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 100/4L crane.
Views: 623
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Boskalis wins Aberdeen contract

July 22 - July 22 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded the offshore balance of plant contract by Vattenfall for the construction of an offshore wind farm in Aberdeen, dubbed European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Views: 824
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ESTA welcomes engine emissions agreement

July 22 - July 22 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, has welcomed news that the European Parliament has agreed to extend the timetable for the introduction of new Stage V engine emissions regulations.
Views: 763
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CEA adds Volvo duo

July 22 - July 22 - CEA Project Logistics has added two Volvo FH 440 prime movers to its heavy haulage fleet.
Views: 996
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Splitter sets sail to US Gulf

July 21 - July 21 - LPL Projects Logistics in Spain has worked together with US headquartered TransProject to load a 275-tonne splitter in Tarragona for delivery to a refinery in Houston.
Views: 1083
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Jumbo loads barge quartet

July 20 - July 20 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Kinetic has loaded four Damen barges - weighing 1,100 tonnes each - at the Port of Rotterdam for delivery to Russia's Port of Sabetta.
Views: 973
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WWL keeps railcars rolling

July 20 - July 20 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been awarded a contract to ship a series of railcars from Spain to Chile for the expansion of the Santiago metro network.
Views: 1070
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Liebherr makes Argentinian sale

July 18 - July 18 - Argentinian crane rental company Gruas Londres has taken delivery of a 200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1027
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MeeMaken acquires Kenz Figee

July 18 - July 18 - Offshore crane and equipment manufacturer Kenz Figee has been acquired by investment company MeeMaken.
Views: 838
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Mammoet delivers drinking water

July 15 - July 15 - Mammoet has transported and installed 16 water tanks, which will supply drinking water to the rural township of Bushbuck Ridge in South Africa.
Views: 712
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Terex works in tandem

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens Group has used two Terex AC 700 all-terrain cranes to lift a 145-tonne spreader bar onto a huge offshore module at Fabric's Hoboken facility in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 943
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Roll-Lift adds new agent

July 15 - July 15 - Roll-Lift has appointed Miguel Flórez de la Colina as its representative for clients based in Spain, Portugal and France, and undertaking projects outside of Europe.
Views: 1016
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Liebherr sells to John Sutch

July 14 - July 14 - UK based John Sutch Cranes has added a 350-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM1350 crane to its fleet.
Views: 375
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Hotel rises with Manitowoc

July 14 - July 14 - A Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane owned by Central Contractors Service - a division of the ALL Family of Companies - is being used in the construction of a new hotel at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Views: 537
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Jumbo loads crane giants

July 14 - July 14 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairlane has loaded two Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 1109
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Benin port ups lifting capacity

July 14 - July 14 - APM Terminals Cotonou (Coman) has added two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes to its terminal at the Port of Cotonou in Benin.
Views: 1284
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Bryn Thomas opens fourth depot

July 14 - July 14 - UK based crane hire company Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened its fourth depot in Manchester.
Views: 827
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John Sutch chooses MAN

July 13 - July 13 - UK based crane hire and installation specialist John Sutch Cranes has added a new MAN TGX 26.560 6x4 D38 tractor unit to its fleet.
Views: 583
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Van der Vlist in Volvo move

July 13 - July 13 - Van der Vlist has transported a 70-tonne Volvo excavator to Iceland via the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 904
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Bati's superyacht launch

July 13 - July 13 - Turkey headquartered Bati Group has completed the launch of a 780-tonne yacht built at the Aliayachts shipyard in the south of the country.
Views: 827
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RollDock appoints Bati

July 13 - July 13 - RollDock has named Bati Shipping & Trading as its commercial agent for Turkey.
Views: 999
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Collett brings girder to London

July 12 - July 12 - Collett Transport has delivered an 87-tonne steel plate girder from manufacturer William Hare's facility in the northeast of the UK to the Bishopsgate construction site in London.
Views: 778
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Boskalis ship attacked in Guinea

July 8 - July 8 - Earlier this week, according to the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre, six robbers in a boat armed with machine guns and knives boarded an anchored heavy lift vessel - believed to be the Boskalis ship Teal - at Conakry Ancho
Views: 677
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Manitowoc makes Montreal bridge lift

July 8 - July 8 - Two Manitowoc MLC650 crawler cranes are currently working on a project to replace the Champlain Bridge, which spans the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Canada.
Views: 718
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ALE toasts crane work

July 6 - July 6 - ALE's Middle East branch is currently managing the delivery and installation of a variety of port cranes in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Togo and Guatemala.
Views: 1021
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Modul on track with Cuban shipments

July 5 - June 5 - Russia based project logistics specialist Modul is currently engaged in the delivery of railway equipment to Port Mariel in Cuba.
Views: 940
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PCN members keep busy

July 5 - July 5 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the UAE, Syon Logistics, has shipped an oversize boiler and its associated parts to Jebel Ali, for final delivery by road to a factory in Abu Dhabi.
Views: 1524
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Modulift raises the roof in Spain

July 5 - July 5 - Spanish crane rental company Gruas Deca has used a mobile crane rigged with Modulift spreader beams to replace roof sections at Estadio Municipal de Balaídos - the stadium of La Liga football club Celta Vigo.
Views: 734
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RAPID receives record column

July 5 - July 5 - According to Petronas, the tallest and heaviest propylene fractionator process column for the steam cracker facility has arrived at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project's Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Peng
Views: 1118
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New partnership to develop airship

July 5 - July 5 - Germany headquartered ultracapacitator developer Skeleton Technologies is joining forces with French company Flying Whales to build a 60-tonne capacity airship for the global transport market.
Views: 1001
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Terex makes dual delivery

July 5 - July 5 - Scotland's Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane; while Canada based Guay has received a new Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck crane.
Views: 753
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Cosco changes newbuild order

July 5 - July 5 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that it has ordered three 36,000 dwt ice-class multipurpose vessels and four 28,000 dwt heavy lift ships, which will replace its original order for seven heavy lift ships.
Views: 857
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Crystal clear job for Dako

July 4 - July 4 - Dako Worldwide Transport has handled the transportation of an oversize crystalliser from a factory in the Istanbul province of Tuzla, Turkey to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 1245
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Alistair completes diamond job

July 4 - July 4 - Alistair Group has successfully transported two mining screens from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Tanzania.
Views: 775
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ALE busy at Spanish ports

July 1 - July 1 - ALE has conducted the weighing and load-out of four modules, weighing in between 40 and 780 tonnes, at the Port of Tarragona, Spain.
Views: 908
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DSAm completes Sea Installer upgrade

July 1 - July 1 - Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) has concluded major modification works, including the extension of the main boom, on A2SEA's offshore wind farm installation vessel Sea Installer.
Views: 667
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Cuxhaven expands capacity

July 1 - July 1 - Construction of a new ro-ro berth has begun at the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
Views: 747

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