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Equipment News from August 2016

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Johnson Crane in drydock triple lift

August 30 - August 30 - Johnson Crane Hire has helped remove three large components from a dredging vessel at drydock in Cape Town harbour, South Africa.
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Karlsen up at ALE

August 30 - August 30 - ALE has appointed Paul Karlsen as commercial manager for its Scandinavia business.
Views: 957
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Intermarine receives first Ecolift ship

August 30 - August 30 - Intermarine has taken delivery of the 12,500 dwt multipurpose vessel Industrial Skipper, which was constructed at Shandong Huanghai shipyard in Rongcheng, China.
Views: 1090
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Topkran ups crawler fleet

August 26 - August 26 - Moscow based crane hire company Topkran has taken delivery of its second 350-tonne capacity LR 1350/1 crawler crane.
Views: 890
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Global fleet growth expected

August 25 - August 25 - The heavy lift and multipurpose (HL/MPV) shipping sector is under extreme pressure. With desperately low commodity prices laying waste to new capital projects, and increasing competition from other shipping modes for cargoes, the HL/MPV sector
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Dolphins stadium gets a lift

August 25 - August 25 - Maxim Crane Works is employing a fleet of Manitowoc crawler cranes as part of the construction of the new Miami Dolphins football stadium in the USA.
Views: 672
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Malaysian contract win for Mammoet

August 25 - August 25 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift contract for a petrochemical complex expansion project in Johore, Malaysia by a Korean engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor.
Views: 736
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ALE navigates Atyrau streets

August 24 - August 24 - ALE has completed the transport of the heaviest out-of-gauge components for the Atyrau refinery in Kazakhstan.
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Huisman wins heavy lift orders

August 24 - August 24 - Huisman has secured new crane contracts with a total value of around EUR300 million (USD338 million) from various contractors, including two 900-tonne capacity heavy lift ship cranes for BigLift Shipping.
Views: 1108
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Maiden project for Allseas ship

August 24 - August 24 - Allseas' single lift installation, decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has executed its first heavy lift project, with the removal of the 13,500-tonne Yme mobile offshore production unit in the North Sea.
Views: 792
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Refurb for Tulsa heavy lift crane



August 23 - August 23 - A total refurbishment and transplant of advanced materials handling technology into the 200-tonne capacity crane at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa will help this inland US port continue to serve its existing users cost-efficiently while introducing
Views: 1308
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Terex makes monumental move

August 22 - August 22 - Working alongside two other cranes, Germany's Steil Kranarbeiten has used a Terex AC 200 crane and a AC 350 crane to lift and install the 35 m long, 60-tonne observation deck for the Saarpolygon monument.
Views: 588
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Milwaukee steps up for Emmert

August 22 - August 22 - Emmert International has arranged for the transportation of a 295 tonnes (650,000 lbs) press from Canada on a McKeil Marine deck barge across the Great Lakes through the Port of Milwaukee to a Scot Forge plant in Illinois.
Views: 882
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JAXPORT gets heavy lift of its own

August 22 - August 22 - In the USA, JAXPORT's ongoing investment could be seen as three container cranes arrived at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal aboard the ZPMC semi-submersible ship, Zhen Hua 14, which departed from Shanghai, China in early June. They wi
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ALE stays on the rails in Doha

August 18 - August 18 - ALE has moved 1,470 heavy items to successfully complete the first phase of its work on the new Doha metro project.
Views: 1080
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Grove crane in Paradise

August 17 - August 17 - Crane and heavy transport service provider, DCH Crane, has taken delivery of a Grove GMK5250L in a move to enhance the mobility of its fleet.
Views: 784
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Throughput down at Hamburg

August 17 - August 17 - The Port of Hamburg has reported that for the first half of 2016 total seaborne cargo throughput was down 0.9 percent on the previous year at 70.2 million tonnes.
Views: 826
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Hapag-Lloyd carries trains to Peru

August 16 - August 16 - Today's loading of six metro cars onboard Hapag Lloyd's container ship Cerinthus at the port of Salerno, Italy, marks the first in a series of shipments that will see the shipping line carry a total of 42 trains consisting of 252 metro cars fr
Views: 960
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SeaWorks handles Amazonian cargoes

August 15 - August 15 - Earlier this summer, SeaWorks' multipurpose heavy lift ship, SCL Angela sailed from Belem, North Brazil to Moerdijk, The Netherlands with a full cargo of used rolling stock, including dump trucks, hydraulic excavators, water trucks and compact
Views: 786
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TPS makes Liège delivery

August 12 - August 12 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is supplying a Terex Gottwald Model 2 G HMK 2304 mobile harbour crane and a Stackace E 6-8 empty container handler to the Belgian river Port of Liège.
Views: 510
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Sennebogen on the road in Russia

August 12 - August 12 - Russian construction company Mostotrest is using a Sennebogen 3300 crawler crane as part of the erection of a new expressway near Moscow.
Views: 595
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High five for big blade shipment

August 12 - August 12 - Hamburg based shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has worked together with liner agent Nepa Shipping to arrange the transport of 150 individual wind turbine blades from China to the USA on board the newbuild heavy lift vessel Chipolbrok Atla
Views: 1035
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St Lawrence Seaway traffic down

August 11 - August 11 - Falling coal and iron ore volumes on the St Lawrence Seaway contributed to an 11 percent reduction in total tonnage in the first quarter, while steel slabs - up 214 percent - were one of the few cargoes to show growth.
Views: 872
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Tight fit for Manitowoc crane

August 11 - August 11 - A Manitowoc MLC300 crane, able to lift at or near the capacity of cranes with much larger footprints, is proving its worth to contractors building a retail and residential development in Chicago.
Views: 320
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Hydra-Slide transforms in Texas

August 10 - August 10 - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging has used an HT500 skidding system from Hydra-Slide to position two transformers in Texas, USA.
Views: 920
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Chipolbrok set for third newbuild

August 10 - August 10 - Chipolbrok's third newbuild heavy lift vessel, Chipolbrok Atlantic, is set to make its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg's C. Steinweg terminal at the end of September.
Views: 848
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Turbine travels through Strasbourg

August 10 - August 10 - A 370-tonne gas turbine, manufactured at GE's factory in Belfort, has been handled by Rhine Europe Terminals (RET) in Strasbourg.
Views: 1026
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ALE makes SARB4 progress

August 10 - August 10 - ALE is currently delivering a number of substations, pipe rack and process modules from Mina Zayed port and various fabrication yards to the Satah al-Razboot (SARB4) project site on Zirku Island in the UAE.
Views: 1091
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Manitowoc relocates crawler production

August 9 - August 9 - The Manitowoc Company intends to relocate its crawler crane manufacturing operations from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to its existing facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, claiming the move will allow the company to reallocate resources to invest in
Views: 700
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Stripper sails with Combi Lift

August 9 - August 9 - Combi Lift's heavy lift ship Palau has loaded a 540-tonne stripper, measuring 95 m long, in Masan, South Korea for delivery to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 971
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Thumbs up for Konecranes

August 9 - August 9 - Konecranes has received approval from the European Commission (EC) and the US Department of Justice (USDOJ) for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 985
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Turkish delight for ALE

August 8 - August 8 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane has performed its first lifts in Turkey, with the installation of two components at the greenfield SOCAR & Turcas Aegean Refinery site in Aliaga, Izmir province.
Views: 1372
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Combi Terminal opens at Jurong

August 8 - August 8 - Singapore's Jurong Port has commenced operations at its Combi Terminal, which has been designed to cater for multipurpose vessels carrying a variety of general cargoes.
Views: 1405
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Baldwins has licence revoked

August 8 - August 8 - UK traffic commissioner, Kevin Rooney, has revoked the vehicle licences held by crane rental specialist Baldwins Crane Hire and disqualified four of the company's directors.
Views: 440
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Queen B makes Manatee call

August 8 - August 8 - Port Manatee has welcomed World Direct Shipping's new vessel Queen B on its maiden voyage from Mexico to the USA.
Views: 910
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WCA Projects members on the move

August 5 - August 5 - WCA Projects member, Falcon Logistics Solution, has completed the trial shipment of seven mobile cranes from China to Thailand, with the help of Qingdao Maga International Logistics, reports Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 1254
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United Heavy Lift welcomes VirVarenya

August 5 - August 5 - Hamburg headquartered United Heavy Lift has been appointed commercial manager for J.M. Baxi Group's newbuild deck carrier VirVarenya.
Views: 1329
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Terex begins transition period

August 5 - August 5 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD109.6 million and net sales of USD1.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016, compared with income of USD75.9 million and net sale of USD1.4 billion in the same period of 2015.
Views: 683
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OOS inks semi-sub contract

August 4 - August 4 - OOS International Group has signed a contract with China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) for the construction of two newbuild semi-submersible crane vessels.
Views: 2492
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Software innovation for Straightpoint

August 4 - August 4 - Straightpoint has launched new software, Proof Test plus, which it claims will add speed, accuracy and breadth to data recording and assist with certification.
Views: 527
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Protea extends crane range

August 4 - August 4 - Poland based equipment manufacturer Protea is expanding its product range to include heavy lift cargo ship cranes.
Views: 670
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ALE steps on the gas in Oman

August 4 - August 4 - ALE has performed the first load-out in Oman for the Rabab Harweel Integrated Project, which involves the construction of a gas processing facility in the Middle Eastern nation.
Views: 990
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CLC Projects members kept busy

August 2 - August 2 - Member of CLC Projects representing Malta and Libya, Carmelo Caruana Company, has moved a vast amount of cargo for an LNG power station, writes Yasmin Sinclair.
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RRS in yacht mast lift

August 2 - August 2 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has overseen the lifting and transport of three bespoke carbon composite masts for a superyacht at Trafalgar Wharf in Portsmouth, UK.
Views: 953
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Modulift adds Canadian rep

August 1 - August 1 - Modulift has named Ontario based Equipment Corps as its first distributor in Canada.
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