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Equipment News from February 2017

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Sönke Jordt adds crane

February 27 - February 27 - Sönke Jordt has added a 5-axle, 250-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 1038
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Sarens orders big from Demag

February 24 - February 24 - Sarens will add 18 new Demag all terrain cranes to its fleet: eight AC 100-4L, three AC 130-5 and seven AC 220-5.
Views: 619
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Erring on the side of caution

February 24 - February 24 - Speaking at a recent Journal of Commerce webinar this week, Susan Oatway, associate director of Drewry Maritime Research, outlined some of the challenges, which still face the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 1317
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Townsville reveals shortlisted operators

February 23 - February 23 - In Australia, the Port of Townsville Ltd (POTL) has announced three companies have been shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to operate its Berth 4 container and general cargo terminal.
Views: 924
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Liebherr sends three to Puerto Rico

February 23 - February 23 - Three Liebherr cranes that are currently dominating the skyline at Rushbrook, Ireland, are ship-to-shore container handling cranes which are being loaded onto OHT's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Albatross.
Views: 1258
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Logistec USA and GCBE join forces

February 23 - February 23 - Logistec USA has formed a joint venture with Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment (GCBE) - Logistec Gulf Coast - to consolidate and expand its bulk cargo handling services in southeast USA and the Gulf region.
Views: 626
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A. Henriksen buys another Liebherr

February 22 - February 22 - A. Henriksen Shipping has signed a contract for a multipurpose Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane, which has a total lifting capacity of 144 tonnes.
Views: 1231
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Seven up for Sangvhi Movers

February 22 - February 22 - Sanghvi Movers has placed an order for seven Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler cranes, in addition to the five units already in its fleet.
Views: 715
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XLP members on the move

February 21 - February 21 - XLProjects (XLP) members have been busy transporting heavy loads in Egypt, Pakistan and Thailand.
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Cranes get capacity lift

February 21 - February 21 - Grove has unveiled the 100-tonne capacity TMS9000-2 truck crane.
Views: 707
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Altius moves for PMRT

February 17 - February 17 - Altius has transported various items of breakbulk and project cargo from China and Taiwan to Peru, for the Talara Refinery Modernisation Project (PMRT).
Views: 1050
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Holleman moves engine shafts

February 16 - February 16 - Holleman Bulgaria has transported three engine shafts from Romania to Germany.
Views: 1457
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Bolloré handles massive loads

February 15 - February 15 - Bolloré Logistics Chile has handled the transportation of a 155-ton (140.6-tonne) transformer from São Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago in Chile using the Antonov AN-225 aircraft.
Views: 1182
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Mammoet moves modules

February 15 - February 15 - Mammoet has transported and lifted 30 modules for the P-76 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) platform in Brazil.
Views: 862
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Mammoet bulks up in USA

February 14 - February 14 - Mammoet USA has added 23 cranes, with capacity ranging from 65 tons (59 tonnes) to 500 tons (453.5 tonnes), to support clients and plants along the US Gulf Coast.
Views: 934
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Liebherr fixes that dam wall

February 14 - February 14 - A Liebherr LTM 1090-4.1 mobile crane has been used to install a sluice gate in the Aggertal dam wall, 50 km to the east of Cologne, Germany.
Views: 681
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Consultant highlights bright spots for heavy lift

February 14 - February 14 - Douglas-Westwood (DW), a leading provider of market research and consulting services to the energy industry worldwide, has picked out offshore wind energy and decommissioning as two bright spots for the super-heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 1329
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Triple for Jiangsu Sunshine

February 14 - February 14 - Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics has completed three heavy lift projects.
Views: 1029
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Market challenges Tiong Woon

February 13 - February 13 - Tiong Woon Corporation reported a profit after income taxes of SGD3.43 million (USD2.42 million) for the first half of its current financial year, which ends on June 30, 2017.
Views: 1291
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PCN round-up

February 13 - February 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy moving oversized cargo around the globe.
Views: 1895
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Better prospects for dry bulk

February 10 - February 10 - Drewry's latest report on the dry bulk shipping market could be good news for those owning and operating multipurpose and heavy lift ships.
Views: 1403
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Eskom Rotek goes large with TII Group

February 10 - February 10 - Eskom Rotek Industries has purchased 128 axle lines of the Scheuerle-Kamag K25H, in what is the company's biggest order of K25H modular trailers from the African continent.
Views: 923
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Zeaborn takes over Rickmers-Linie

February 9 - February 9 - Zeaborn Group has taken over the business operations of Rickmers-Linie, including NPC Projects, marking further consolidation in the multipurpose shipping sector.
Views: 1157
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Blue Water sails with the wind

February 9 - February 9 - Blue Water Shipping has transported three wind turbine blades, each measuring 88.4 m in length and weighing 34 tons (30.8 tonnes).
Views: 940
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Asia Energy Logistics to buy semi-sub

February 9 - February 9 - Hong Kong-based Asia Energy Logistics (AEL) has made an announcement through the Hong Kong stock market that it will be paying USD103.3 million for a recently launched semi-submersible heavy lift ship.
Views: 927
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Jaromin adds another Terex

February 9 - February 9 - Auto-Krandienst Jaromin, a crane rental company based in Oberhausen, Germany, has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of a Terex Explorer 5500 all terrain crane.
Views: 1020
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Lambertsson Kran's innovative pairing

February 9 - February 9 - Lambertsson Kran is taking delivery of a Grove GMK4100L-1 and Samson K-100 synthetic rope, which the Swedish company will use together.
Views: 836
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JNK takes home Liebherr crane

February 8 - February 8 - Mumbai based crane contractor JNK Lifters has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane at Bauma Conexpo India.
Views: 919
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MSG's lucky number seven

February 7 - February 7 - MSG Krandienst, a heavy transport and project logistics provider, has expanded its fleet with seven Grove all-terrain cranes.
Views: 913
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First lift for Milwaukee crane

February 7 - February 7 - A 300-ton (272-tonne) capacity Manitowoc crawler crane has made its first lift at the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 1235
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Pan Ocean back on track

February 7 - February 7 - Mandatory disclosures of financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the full 2016 financial year on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) indicate that shipping company Pan Ocean finished its 2016 financial year with a net profit of US
Views: 1372
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Liebherr's Italian job

February 7 - February 7 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes delivered nine mobile harbour cranes, four reachstackers, three rail mounted gantry cranes and one ship-to-shore container crane to various Italian ports in 2016, reaching a record level.
Views: 890
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Boskalis converts heavy lift vessel

February 6 - February 6 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) is converting one of its semi-submersible heavy lift vessels into a self-propelled crane vessel.
Views: 710
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Johnson gets a lift from Liebherr

February 6 - February 6 - South Africa based Johnson Crane Hire has acquired a 1,200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTR 11200 hydraulic crawler crane, to handle lifts within the wind power generation industry.
Views: 844
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Intermarine bursts into Song

February 3 - February 3 - Arkon Shipping & Projects' latest newbuilding, Industrial Song, has been delivered by the shipyard and entered into long-term employment with heavy lift shipping line Intermarine.
Views: 1378
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ALE moves crane quartet

February 2 - February 2 - ALE has handled the relocation of container and port cranes at the TCV terminal in Valencia and the Port of Cartagena, Spain.
Views: 1009
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Rigmarine anticipates Kazakh growth

February 2 - February 2 - Rigmarine has said that it sees potential in the mining and power industries in Kazakhstan, and is looking to meet the increasing demand from this sector via its Aktau, Kazakhstan facility.
Views: 1666
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XLP trio on the move

February 2 - February 2 - Three members of the XLProjects (XLP) network have completed project cargo deliveries to destinations across the world, including Slovakia, Colombia, Vietnam and the USA.
Views: 1477
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Finnlines furthers its service

February 2 - February 2 - Finnlines, a Grimaldi Group company, has extended its weekly service that links the Port of Bilbao, Spain with Zeebrugge, Belgium to the UK and Sweden.
Views: 878
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Euroports ups crane capacity

February 1 - February 1 - Two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes have started operations at Euroports' Leftbank Terminal in the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 1197
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SC&RA's conference confirmed

February 1 - February 1 - The 2017 Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) annual conference will take place at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA from April 18-22.
Views: 792
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Iliffe leaves Hansa Heavy Lift

February 1 - February 1 - With immediate effect, Roger Iliffe is leaving Hansa Heavy Lift and will be replaced by Steve Dawson and Alex Karakassis as managing directors.
Views: 1356

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