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Equipment News from April 2017

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Construction at Cuxport

April 27 - April 27 - The deepwater terminal of Cuxport, located in Cuxhaven, Germany is undergoing the construction of a fourth berth.
Views: 1188
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Dietmar Flossdorf gets a lift

April 26 - April 26 - Dietmar Flossdorf has added an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane to its fleet which comprises of approximately 20 cranes and ten heavy-duty tractor units.
Views: 914
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THLG adds two to board

April 26 - April 26 - The Heavy Lift Group has appointed Iris Müllejans of Rolf Riedl GmbH (Germany) and Elisabeth Cosmatos from Cosmatos Group (Greece) to its board.
Views: 1684
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Kawelke adds a Demag

April 25 - April 25 - German crane rental company Kawelke Kran has purchased a Demag AC 130-5 all terrain crane, featuring the IC-1 Plus control system.
Views: 754
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Rapid Response slides rotors

April 24 - April 24 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has moved six 55-tonne rotors from Goole to Barnsley in the UK.
Views: 720
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Simões heads up Sindipesa

April 20 - April 20 - Julio Eduardo Simões has been appointed as president of the National Association of Heavy Goods and Exceptional Cargo and Transport Companies (Sindipesa) In Brazil.
Views: 1114
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ALE puts on the skids

April 20 - April 20 - ALE has designed and built a new self-propelled skid system, the SS800, with 800 tonne capacity skid shoes.
Views: 1136
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Moore Stephens flags shipping pool pitfalls

April 20 - April 20 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens issued a warning to ship owners and operators to check carefully the financial, tax and jurisdictional implications of participating in shipping pool arrangements.
Views: 1193
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Locar lifts with Liebherr

April 19 - April 19 - Crane, heavy haulage and aerial platform contractor Locar Guindastes e Transportes Intermodais, has added four Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile cranes to its fleet.
Views: 1096
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Liburnia loads in three

April 19 - April 19 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has transported 42 modules, weighing up to 28 tonnes each, on board Rickmers Dalian to Hamad Port, Qatar.
Views: 1081
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Hansa transports to Indonesia

April 18 - April 18 - Hansa Heavy Lift has transported 24 reels as well as subsea equipment on board HHL Richards Bay for the Jangkrik Complex Project, an offshore gas field off the coast of Indonesia.
Views: 1190
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Senior lifts at Crane Worldwide

April 18 - April 18 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed six vice presidents (vp), which it claims demonstrates an increased focus on services and tailored supply chain solutions.
Views: 1165
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Blades on rail

April 18 - April 18 - The Port of Longview has discharged wind turbine blades measuring 177 ft (54 m) in length for wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, which the port claims are the longest blades to be discharged at the US port since 2003 when it began handling wind
Views: 679
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Universal Transport contains the gas

April 17 - April 17 - Universal Transport has transported a gas container for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling station, from Decin, the Czech Republic to Mosjøen in Norway.
Views: 1083
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Indiana opens season with a Briese

April 14 - April 14 - The first ocean vessel of the year arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor - the 413 ft (125.8 m) heavy lift vessel BBC Mont Blanc marking the official opening of the international shipping season.
Views: 1136
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Liebherr expands in Buenos Aires

April 12 - April 12 - Liebherr-Argentina, a subsidiary of Liebherr, has opened a 314 sq m office in Buenos Aires, expanding the group's activities in Argentina and Uruguay, primarily in the areas of mining, mobile cranes, and port and harbour cranes.
Views: 1159
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Dozen Demags for Integrated Logistics

April 12 - April 12 - Integrated Logistics Company has signed an order for 12 Demag cranes, comprising of two AC 130-5, four AC 160-5, and six AC 300-6 all terrain cranes.
Views: 903
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Sarens skids the steel bridge

April 12 - April 12 - Sarens has transported and installed a 530-tonne, 74 m long steel bridge into its final position in Germany.
Views: 1132
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SAL raises standard gear

April 12 - April 12 - SAL Heavy Lift has purchased a tailormade set of lifting beams, which the company claims allows it to perform lifting operations not possible with standard gear.
Views: 414
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An Ace loading in Mumbai

April 11 - April 11 - Ace Trading & Logistics, an India-based freight and project cargo forwarding company, has loaded a yacht on board Bahri's ro-ro vessel, Bahri Jazan, at Mumbai Port, India from where it was shipped to Savannah, USA.
Views: 1163
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From Stansted to Seoul

April 11 - April 11 - Antonov Airlines has transported three compressors, on behalf of its customer Kuehne + Nagel in Norway, on one of its seven AN-124-100s, from its UK base at London Stansted Airport to Incheon International Airport, Seoul, South Korea.
Views: 1113
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Mammoet moves MCHE

April 10 - April 10 - Mammoet has completed the transportation and installation of a main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefaction project in southwest Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1058
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MPs and TPs set SAL for Walney

April 10 - April 10 - SAL Heavy Lift is transporting 87 monopiles (MP) from Rostock, Germany to Belfast, Northern Ireland for the Walney Offshore Windfarm, located off the north west coast of England.
Views: 904
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Dube sees biggest airfreight cargo

April 10 - April 10 - Dube Cargo Terminal at South Africa's King Shaka International Airport has witnessed the second landing of an Antonov AN-124 bringing in 80 tonnes of highly specialised spools, which form part of the main furnace at a local oil refinery.
Views: 1274
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Excellence awarded at ESTA

April 7 - April 7 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2017 had another successful year honouring and recognising members at the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1002
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Altius gets tunnel visions

April 6 - April 6 - Altius has completed the delivery of tunnel walkways from Spain to Bolivia for two airport expansion projects.
Views: 1095
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Terex books 27-crane order from Bigge

April 6 - April 6 - Bigge Crane and Lifting, headquartered in San Leandro, USA , has ordered 27 new Terex cranes that will join its rental fleet over the next several months.
Views: 652
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ALE repositions Talara cargoes

April 6 - April 6 - ALE was called upon to repositiion two pieces of refinery equipment inside the hold of BigLift Shipping's Happy Buccaneer heavy lift vessel at the Port of Avilés, Spain to allow other heavy cargoes to be accommodated
Views: 1207
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FLS moves in Myanmar

April 6 - April 6 - FLS Projects has completed the discharging operations for ten heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) modules, shipped from South Korea and Vietnam to a 250 MW combined cycle project in Myingyan, Myanmar.
Views: 1152
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Spliethoff off to Veracruz

April 6 - April 6 - Following the end of Nordana/Weco's 60 year-old service from the Mediterranean to the Americas, shipping line Spliethoff has revealed that it is extending its Medliner service to include a direct call at Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 1393
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Zeaborn completes Rickmers-Linie takeover

April 6 - April 6 - Rickmers-Line GmbH, a company within the Bremen-based Zeaborn Group, has completed the takeover of the business operations of Rickmers-Linie and MCC Marine as well as NPC Projects, which was originally announced on February 9 and received cleara
Views: 1448
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Roehl rises at TGP

April 5 - April 5 - Joerg Roehl has joined the Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) as chief executive officer (ceo) for Natco Switzerland, with the overall responsibility for Europe effective from April 1, 2017.
Views: 981
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Mammoet expands in Peace

April 5 - April 5 - Mammoet Canada has opened a branch operation in Grande Prairie, in the Peace River Country.
Views: 1162
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Meritor launches heavy haulage axle

April 3 - April 3 - In the USA, Troy, Michigan-based axle giant, Meritor has launched its new P600 Series Tridem heavy haulage planetary axle.
Views: 936
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LNG tanks ready at Jaxport

April 3 - April 3 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has seen the arrival and installation of two 260-tonne cryogenic liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks onto their foundations at Crowley Maritime Corporation's new shoreside fuelling facility on Tall
Views: 944
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Armitt handles ship unloaders

April 3 - April 3 - In the UK, the Armitt Group has successfully managed the removal of two 1,050-tonne ship unloaders from the former Tilbury power station located on the River Thames, east of London.
Views: 1201
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Blue Water Shipping beats the tide

April 3 - April 3 - Blue Water Shipping says a tight tidal window presented a major challenge during the recent loading of heavy pontoons and columns onto a semi-submersible ship.
Views: 985

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