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Equipment News from October 2016

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Mammoet in tandem exchanger lift

October 31 - October 31 - Mammoet has installed the main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on the US Gulf Coast, which currently comprises three LNG trains.
Views: 843
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Terex introduces new crawler

October 28 - October 28 - Terex Cranes has launched its new LC 300 lattice boom crawler crane, which has a maximum lift capacity of 300 tons (272 tonnes).
Views: 398
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Boskalis wins Hornsea contract

October 26 - October 26 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Dong Energy for the transport and installation of the foundations for part of the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Views: 527
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Rickmers-Linie in record Rijeka move

October 26 - October 26 - Rickmers-Linie's heavy lift vessel Rickmers Tokyo has loaded 15 transformers, weighing between 56 and 142 tonnes each, at the Port of Rijeka in Croatia.
Views: 1019
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Change at the top for Terex

October 26 - October 26 - With immediate effect, Steve Filipov has replaced Ken Lousberg as president, Terex Cranes.
Views: 556
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Eastern Shipping scores hat-trick

October 26 - October 26 - Eastern Shipping of Romania arranged the transportation of three methanol reactors, weighing 378 tonnes each, from Bucharest, Romania to Constanta port, where the units were loaded on board the geared heavy lift ships, BBC Parana and BBC Euro
Views: 1239
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Breakbulk soars at Jaxport

October 25 - October 25 - Jaxport handled almost 888,000 tonnes of breakbulk cargo during the 2016 fiscal year ended September 30, 2016, a 22 percent increase compared with the previous year.
Views: 620
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Plant modules arrive in Antwerp

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Antwerp has received one of 100 huge plant modules for ExxonMobil, as well as oversize equipment for Japanese chemical giant Nippon Shokubai during the past month.
Views: 998
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Wind work starts at Great Yarmouth

October 21 - October 21 - Construction works to enhance port infrastructure for several offshore wind projects have begun at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth in the UK.
Views: 903
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SAL secures Walney wind project

October 20 - October 20 - SAL Heavy Lift signed a major contract with offshore engineering contractor Van Oord for the Walney offshore wind project.
Views: 763
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Mammoet's high-voltage move

October 20 - October 20 - Mammoet recently transported a 325-tonne electrical transformer to a high-voltage substation for Dutch transmission system operator TenneT.
Views: 749
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Altius completes Talara move

October 19 - October 19 - Altius has completed the delivery of a crude distiller and fractionator column from Masan in South Korea to Paita, Peru for the Talara refinery project.
Views: 723
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Dako delivers to Bangladesh

October 18 - October 18 - Dako Worldwide Transport has coordinated the delivery of three 320-tonne engines from the Port of Saint-Nazaire in France to Bangladesh.
Views: 1263
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Wasel makes ADDrive debut

October 17 - October 17 - German heavy haulage provider Wasel has transported a 290-tonne transformer from Bad Honnef to Ibbenbüren using a 14-axle Goldhofer trailer equipped with its new heavy-duty drive unit, the ADDrive.
Views: 1346
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Module makes way to Japan

October 17 - October 17 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a huge treatment module and associated lifting equipment, weighing a total of 469 tonnes, from the Port of Rotterdam to Okpo, Japan.
Views: 1166
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Liverpool gets final six cranes

October 17 - October 17 - Six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) have been delivered and are now ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal in the UK.
Views: 864
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Dufour adds Liebherr capacity

October 14 - October 14 - Belgium based crane contractor Dufour Transports et Manutention SA has taken delivery of a new 750-tonne lift capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 946
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Steady month on St Lawrence Seaway

October 13 - October 13 - The St Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation said that cargo shipments have remained steady during September 2016.
Views: 598
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Hegmann delivers for AN-225

October 13 - October 13 - Hegmann Transit moved five oversize units from the Ruhr to Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany, so they could be loaded on the world's largest freighter aircraft, the Antonov AN-225.
Views: 977
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Lucky 13 for PNI Logistics

October 12 - October 12 - PNI Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 13 modules, weighing in between 150 and 200 tonnes, from various fabrication yards in the UAE to Jebel Ali port, and onto a nearby jetty.
Views: 4369
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Big crane comes to Caribbean

October 12 - October 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered an LHM 600 mobile harbour crane to Kingston Wharves in Jamaica.
Views: 877
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BOCS makes Bilbao home

October 12 - October 12 - According to Uniport Bilbao, German shipowner BOCS (Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping) has made Bilbao its home port for Spanish operations.
Views: 1447
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US clears Konecranes-Terex deal

October 11 - October 11 - Konecranes has received clearance from the committee on foreign investment in the USA for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 1128
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Williams Shipping aims high

October 10 - October 10 - Williams Shipping, an expanding marine and logistics firm based in Southampton, UK, has boosted its cargo handling capabilities with the investment in a powerful reach stacker and the development of a new one-acre cargo handling yard for its
Views: 1075
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Modulift assists monopile move

October 10 - October 10 - Schmidbauer employed a Modulift spreader beam to help lift 30 monopiles, weighing around 750 tonnes each, at the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
Views: 709
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TPI Megaline loads Octopus

October 10 - October 10 - Korean heavy lift shipping company TPI Megaline has selected ABB's predictive Octopus marine software to ensure safe and efficient operations on one of its vessels.
Views: 1261
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Drewry releases latest multipurpose report

October 7 - October 7 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, "the last three months have been some of the worst the multipurpose and project carrier sector has endured in living memory".
Views: 1526
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Two up at Terex

October 6 - October 6 - Terex Cranes has appointed Frank Schröder as director of product management, all terrain cranes, and Suresh Natarajan as director of product management, rough terrain cranes.
Views: 931
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New York Wheel components begin rolling

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has transported four legs to the USA for the construction of the New York Wheel, which will stand at 192 m tall when complete.
Views: 918
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Longview claims ship-to-rail first

October 6 - October 6 - The Port of Longview claims to be the first port in the USA to have discharged wind turbine blades directly from a vessel onto rail cars.
Views: 1076
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MAN gets huge order from H.Essers

October 5 - October 5 - Building on their existing partnership, Belgium's H.Essers has signed up to buy at least another 850 vehicles from MAN Group, spread over a period of three years, from 2017 to 2019 inclusive.
Views: 720
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Ruslan delivers to Zimbabwe

October 4 - October 4 - Ruslan International has flown a 79-tonne shipment of switchgear equipment from Dubai, UAE to Harare in Zimbabwe for power provider Aggreko.
Views: 1102
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Damen makes Jumbo repairs

October 3 - October 3 - Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam in the Netherlands has completed a three-week repair project on Jumbo's DP2 heavy lift crane vessel, Jumbo Javelin.
Views: 985
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Enerpac adds UK agent

October 3 - October 3 - Enerpac has named Pooler-LMT as its UK distributor of hydraulic gantries, self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) and hydraulic strand jacking systems.
Views: 895
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ALE makes Brazilian crane debut

October 3 - October 3 - ALE's largest capacity crane, the AL.SK350, has performed its first lifts in Brazil as part of a project to install around 40 oversize modules onto the P-74 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Views: 614

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