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Equipment News from September 2016

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Hansa sells two to Spliethoff

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift has sold two of its F-Class vessels to the Spliethoff Group.
Views: 1168
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Drewry 'even more pessimistic'

September 30 - September 30 - Drewry analyst Susan Oatway has said that she is even more pessimistic than she was six months ago about the outlook for the heavy lift and multipurpose market over the next couple of years.
Views: 1125
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Downturn sees Hansa shift focus

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift is responding to difficult market conditions by focusing on specialised transport and installation projects, rather than bread-and-butter project shipments.
Views: 1261
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"K" Line denies bankruptcy allegations

September 29 - September 29 - Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has issued a statement that dismisses claims that it is facing bankruptcy.
Views: 89
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Vuorsola moves huge tanks

September 29 - September 29 - Finnish haulier Vuorsola is currently overseeing the delivery of four 33-tonne tanks from Pietarsaari to a bio-product mill in Aanekoski some 400 km away.
Views: 863
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SAL in Damen delivery

September 28 - September 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Svenja has departed from Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, loaded with 14 Damen Stan pontoons and tugs destined for Rotterdam.
Views: 1019
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"K" Line considers 'drastic structural reform'

September 23 - September 23 - In its 2016 report, "K" Line has said that its heavy lift shipping business, which is conducted by SAL Heavy Lift, is "striving to improve earnings by implementing various cost-cutting measures in addition to pursuing efficient fleet alloca
Views: 93
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Seaforth prototype ready for action

September 22 - September 22 - Ballast Water Containers (BWC), a company set up by Glasgow based Malin Group, has recently begun trials with its Seaforth containerised ballast water treatment system (BWTS).
Views: 1342
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Drydock sails with ZOMC

September 21 - September 21 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has transported an 883 ft x 174 ft (269 m x 53 m) drydock - dubbed Ex-Machinist (AFDB-8) - from Guam in Micronesia to Shanghai, China on board its heavy transport vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 1235
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Logistics Plus moves tank quartet

September 21 - September 21 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of four 1,038-tonne gas tanks from Ulsan, South Korea to Portland in Oregon, USA.
Views: 1066
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Sarens wins record contract

September 20 - September 20 - Sarens has been awarded what it claims is the largest contract in its history by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for its Future Growth Project and Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP) in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1664
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McAleese in administration

September 19 - September 19 - Australia's McAleese Group, which operates a heavy haulage and lifting business, has entered into voluntary administration.
Views: 1088
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Baldwins outsources haulage operations

September 19 - September 19 - UK crane rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has inked an agreement with North Yorkshire based Metcalfe Farms Haulage for the outsourcing of its haulage operations.
Views: 1028
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Thorco and UHL join forces

September 19 - September 19 - Thorco Shipping and United Heavy Lift (UHL) have combined their respective fleets and expertise to create Thorco Projects.
Views: 1105
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GTA orders huge crawler

September 16 - September 16 - Indonesia's GTA Construction has ordered a second LR 11350 crawler crane to its fleet.
Views: 1345
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Bragg to host Lift & Move USA

September 16 - September 16 - Bragg Companies will host over 750 students at the fourth Lift & Move USA event on November 2, 2016 at its headquarters in Long Beach, California.
Views: 668
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'Diverse' cargo mix for St Lawrence Seaway

September 15 - September 15 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway recorded a slight year-on-year uptick in cargo traffic in August, as it continues to see a diversified mix of cargoes moving through its ports.
Views: 959
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More moves for PCN members

September 15 - September 15 - Turk Logistics and Heavy Transport - member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bahrain - has signed an agreement to become Gulf Air's cargo sales agent, and been awarded a logistics services contract by Olayan Kimberly Clark Bahrain.
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Maxim acquires Essex Crane crawlers

September 15 - September 15 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Essex Crane Rental's core fleet of crawler cranes, and added five new branches to its roster.
Views: 1227
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TBM moves with Hydra-Slide

September 15 - September 15 - Yu Sin Engineering has used a Hydra-Slide HT300 skidding system to move a tunnel boring machine (TBM) underground for a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 1002
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Croatian haulier hails UltralightCombi

September 14 - September 14 - Croatian heavy haulage company Zagrebački Transporti is so impressed with its UltralightCombi trailer from Scheuerle that it has already ordered another unit.
Views: 762
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Work starts on new berth at Mukran

September 13 - September 13 - Work has started on the construction of a new berth at the Port of Mukran on Germany's Rügen Island.
Views: 871
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RollDock Sun wraps up Gorgon work

September 13 - September 13 - DB Schenker has bid farewell to RollDock's semi-submersible vessel RollDock Sun, after more than four years of work on the Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia.
Views: 1036
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Straightline brings airship to Alaska

September 13 - September 13 - UK based hybrid airship owner and operator Straightline Aviation has formed a partnership with Alaskan remote site logistics provider PRL Logistics to introduce Lockheed Martin's first heavy lift hybrid airship, LMH-1.
Views: 854
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RSS assists UK bridge lift

September 12 - September 12 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) provided rigging equipment to Ainscough Crane Hire to assist with the emergency removal of a footbridge section from a UK motorway, after the bridge was hit by a lorry and collapsed onto the road.
Views: 784
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Wangfoong delivers to CPCS

September 12 - September 12 - Wangfoong Transportation has completed its logistics services for Cathay Pacific Catering Service's (CPCS) phase II expansion project at Hong Kong International Airport.
Views: 864
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ITI to launch crane simulator

September 9 - September 9 - Industrial Training International (ITI) is developing a virtual reality mobile crane simulator product, which it plans to unveil at Conexpo in March 2017.
Views: 873
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NACR opens Florida hub

September 9 - September 9 - North American Crane & Rigging (NACR) has begun operations at its new southeast division headquarters in Lakeland, Florida.
Views: 802
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New chief at Ainscough

September 9 - September 9 - Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Janet Entwistle to succeed Robin Richardson as ceo, following his decision to step down from the company.
Views: 891
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All eyes on Barnhart

September 9 - September 9 - Construction services company Rentenbach contracted heavy lift specialist Barnhart to lift a huge four-screen television structure, weighing 700 tons (635 tonnes), at the Bristol Motor Speedway track venue in Bristol, Tennessee, USA.
Views: 810
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New heavy lift crane design revealed

September 8 - September 8 - Mammoet and Stoof Engineering and Innovation (Stoof E&I) are joining forces to develop a new type of heavy lift crane.
Views: 573
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Petrasco ships to Caspian

September 8 - September 8 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the transport of subsea blowout preventers from the USA to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1098
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Bragg ups crane capacity

September 7 - September 7 - Long Beach, California headquartered Bragg Crane Service has taken delivery of two Liebherr LR1750/2 crawler cranes, which have been put to work across the USA.
Views: 804
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Papenburg carries German port crane

September 6 - September 6 - Combi Lift has shipped a port crane from Rhenus' terminal at the German Port of Wilhemshaven to Steelwind Nordenham on board its deck carrier Papenburg.
Views: 900
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AirX enters airfreight charter market

September 6 - September 6 - Passenger charter airline AirX has taken its first foray in to the air cargo market having acquired a stake in Via Airlines - a Part 121 operator.
Views: 723
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OHT wins Hywind contract

September 5 - September 5 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been awarded a transportation services contract by Technip for the 30 MW Hywind offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Views: 886
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ALE tests AL.SK350

September 5 - September 5 - ALE has successfully load tested its AL.SK350 crane ahead of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) module integration project in Brazil.
Views: 566
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AAL delivers power to Egypt

September 1 - September 1 - Modules for a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) destined for the Beni Suef power plant in Egypt have been loaded on board AAL's heavy lift ship AAL Dalian in South Korea.
Views: 1141

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