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Equipment News from January 2017

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Tadano hires Rydbom

January 31 - January 31 - Tadano America, manufacturer of all terrain and rough terrain cranes, has hired Lance Rydbom as regional business manager covering the east coast of the USA.
Views: 545
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Brunoni wins UAL business

January 31 - January 31 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has appointed O. Brunoni as its agent in Switzerland.
Views: 1366
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Crane Worldwide invests

January 31 - January 31 - Houston-based, Crane Worldwide has opened an additional logistics facility at Amsterdam airport in the Netherlands, which will function as its country head office.
Views: 855
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Bracht gets boom boost with Terex

January 30 - January 30 - Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung has installed new power generation equipment in Lüderitz, Germany using its high capacity crane equipment, including the Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 702
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Demag delivers in Ireland

January 30 - January 30 - Demag has added to Kavanagh's fleet of over 55 cranes with a Demag AC 220-5.
Views: 570
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Rivet rises from McAleese's ashes

January 27 - January 27 - Mark Rowsthorn, major shareholder and co-founder of McAleese, has set up a new company in Australia called Rivet, a provider of specialised transport and logistics solutions.
Views: 810
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ScottishPower takes a BOW

January 26 - January 26 - ScottishPower Renewables has contracted BOW Terminal Vlissingen for the provision of a marshalling yard for the East Anglia ONE Project.
Views: 781
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Seajacks Scylla's stay with ROG

January 25 - January 25 - Seajacks Scylla has visited the Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) terminal in the Waalhaven, after her first successful assignment on phase 1 of the Veja Mate Offshore Windpark project.
Views: 630
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GPO Heavylift prepares for action

January 23 - January 23 - The launch of GPO Grace, GPO Heavylift's first 65,000-dwt semi-submersible newbuilding, in December last year at China Shipbuilding Corp's (CSBC) Kaohsiung shipyard in Taiwan was a major turn of events for the heavy lift sector of the shippin
Views: 1289
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First for Demag in China

January 20 - January 20 - The first Demag AC 220-5 cranes have been delivered to Mobile Cranes Asia (MCA), which has taken delivery of three of the all terrain cranes in Shanghai.
Views: 733
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Growth in Great Lakes

January 19 - January 19 - The Port of Hamilton revealed its 2016 figures for heavy lift items, showing a 6.7 percent increase on the five-year average.
Views: 744
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Better days lie ahead, says Concargo

January 19 - January 19 - David Kruyer, founder of Cape Town based Concargo, believes better days lie ahead providing the South African government make the necessary infrastructural investments as soon as possible.
Views: 1124
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Demag duo lifts drive system

January 19 - January 19 - MSG Krandienst has loaded a 200-tonne drive system for a tunnel boring machine from a heavy goods vehicle onto a ship at the German Port of Kehl, relying on the lifting power of two Demag all terrain cranes.
Views: 662
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Peters & May adds load system duo

January 18 - Peters & May Group has acquired two patented load systems - Flat Rail and Cat Cradle - from Marine Invest.
Views: 739
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Rail vehicle sails to Malaysia

January 18 - January 18 - Allfort has shipped a track tamping machine from Yokohama port, Japan to Port Klang, Malaysia.
Views: 746
Petro Sea Logistics invests in all-terrain crane thumbnail image

Petro Sea Logistics invests in all-terrain crane

January 18 - January 18 - Petro Sea Logistics, a joint venture between Belgium's Sea-Invest and Ivory Coast's Petroci, has added a Manitowoc Cranes' Grove GMK6400 crane to its fleet.
Views: 941
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Industry prepares for widespread consolidation

January 17 - Consolidation was the word on everybody's lips at the Breakbulk Americas 2016 exhibition held from September 26-29 in Houston, USA. Annie Roberts reports from the show.
Views: 1118
Thorco Projects and MC-Schiffahrt form shipping pool thumbnail image

Thorco Projects and MC-Schiffahrt form shipping pool

January 17 - January 17 - Thorco Projects has teamed up with MC-Schiffahrt to create a new shipping pool, which starts with a fleet of 14 ships - six 10,500 dwt multipurpose vessels from the latter and eight comparable vessels from the former.
Views: 770
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Chipolbrok trio busy in Europe

January 16 - January 16 - Nowowiejski, one of Chipolbrok's newest vessels, has recently made its maiden call at the German ports of Hamburg and Rostock having transported crane parts, machinery and project cargo from US ports.
Views: 652
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Another Terex crane for Quinto

January 16 - January 16 - Quinto Crane & Plant has added to its existing Terex fleet of all terrain cranes with the purchase of two Terex two-axle AC 40/2L machines.
Views: 387
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Modulift unveils even bigger beam

January 16 - January 16 - Modulift says that it has manufactured its largest ever spreader beam, which can lift 1,500 tonnes at a span of 20 m, for Netherlands based equipment and service provider to the marine industry, Safe Lifting Europe.
Views: 1028
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Gantry first for Enerpac

January 13 - January 13 - Enerpac has developed a 450-ton (408-tonne) capacity lift and rotation strand jack gantry, which it claims is the first of its kind to feature a rotating unit, enabling the lift and rotation of large turbine equipment during power plant insta
Views: 792
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NEM Energy chooses to roll the cargo

January 12 - January 12 - Roll Group has transported two boiler blocks, each weighing nearly 2,000 tons (1,814 tonnes) and two combustor units, as well as air fan ducting structures and multiple steel frames from Taiwan to Malaysia for NEM Energy.
Views: 741
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New installation at Newfoundland

January 11 - January 11- Fagioli has partnered with RINA Services on the installation of the topsides for the platform at the Hebron oil field, located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Views: 785
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Kestrel flies with Carpenters

January 10 - January 10 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has been appointed liner agent in the UK, Europe, Africa and the USA for MBf Carpenters Shipping, and can now offer a weekly service to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Views: 1259
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ALE transports art in blade form

January 9 - January 9 - ALE has transported a Siemens wind turbine blade, measuring 75 m long, as part of the Hull UK City of Culture programme.
Views: 600
Osprey Heavy Lift secures funding thumbnail image

Osprey Heavy Lift secures funding

January 6 - January 6 - A joint venture created in 2015 between Osprey Maritime and the Allelys Group has secured a GBP7.5 million (USD9.3 million) financial package from HSBC.
Views: 907
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FLS skids into the New Year

January 5 - January 5 - Dubai based Fleet Line Shipping has handled two skids, measuring 14 m x 10 m x 10 m and weighing 95 tons (86.1 tonnes) each, at Hamriya port in Sharjah, UAE.
Views: 688
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Enerpac unveils at Conexpo

January 5 - January 5 - Enerpac has unveiled its latest hydraulic tools and heavy lifting technology developments.
Views: 530
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Done deal for Konecranes and Terex

January 5 - January 5 - Konecranes has completed the acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 739
IRISL boosts European liner service thumbnail image

IRISL boosts European liner service

January 4 - January 4 - Islamic Republic of Iran shipping lines (IRISL) has chartered two additional vessels for its breakbulk service between Antwerp and the Middle East.
Views: 887
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Hansa Heavy Lift breaks ice on NSR

January 4 - January 4 - Hansa Heavy Lift claims to have transported, for the first time, ship-to-shore (STS) cranes via the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 1052
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Caribbean cargo carried through Jaxport

January 3 - January 3 - Stevedores employed by Seaonus at Jaxport's Talleyrand Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, Florida have moved four massive Caterpillar 770 specialty dump trucks onto a cargo ship bound for a Morton Salt facility in the southern Bahamas.
Views: 628

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