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Equipment News from June 2017

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Terex on the Horizon

June 30 - June 30 - Scotland, UK-based Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has added a Terex AC 40/2L all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 717
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FiberMax receives US patent

June 29 - June 29 - DICA has received its first US patent for the manufacturing process of its FiberMax crane pads. DICA states that this new process allows the pads to be a lighter weight than other products.
Views: 816
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Keppel wins Boskalis work

June 29 - June 29 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard), has won a contract from Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis), for the conversion of the latter's semi-submersible heavy lift
Views: 854
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AAL takes the trucks to Russia

June 29 - June 28 - AAL has transported 13 haulage trucks, weighing 170 tonnes each, from Laem Chabang Port in Thailand to the Port of Nakhodka in south east Russia.
Views: 1051
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AAL takes the trucks to Russia

June 28 - June 28 - AAL has transported 13 haulage trucks, weighing 170 tonnes each, from Laem Chabang Port in Thailand to the Port of Nakhodka in south east Russia.
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Heerema handles Statoil platform

June 28 - June 28 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has started the transport of Statoil's topside and jacket for the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 unmanned wellhead platform, on board its semi-submersible crane vessel Hermod.
Views: 908
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It's as easy as ABC for Mammoet

June 27 - June 27 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 385-tonne bridge structure in Edmonton, Canada for Supreme Group.
Views: 859
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Demag launches AC 300-6

June 27 - June 27 - Demag has launched the six-axle AC 300-6 all terrain crane, which boasts a 300-tonne lift capacity and features an 80 m main boom.
Views: 665
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Wagenborg connects the towers

June 27 - June 27 - Royal Wagenborg has transported and positioned four steel beams for the Pontsteiger project in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 899
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Antonov expands in Australia

June 27 - June 27 - Antonov Airlines has appointed Air Cargo Partners Worldwide (ACP) as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia.
Views: 1390
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Crane Worldwide buys Pacorini Forwarding

June 23 - June 23 - In Italy, the Pacorini Group has concluded the sale of its subsidiary Pacorini Forwarding to CWL International, a company within the US-based Crane Worldwide Logistics Group, a global player operating in the freight forwarding business.
Views: 1569
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Combi Lift awarded Gazprom project

June 21 - June 21 - The Linde Group has contracted Combi Lift as its logistics partner for the oversized and heavy lift cargo for the Gazprom Amur gas processing plant project in Russia.
Views: 1371
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ALE helps salvage Sewol ferry

June 21 - June 21 - ALE has completed the load-in of the 17,000-tonne Sewol ferry, as part of the salvage operation in the East China Sea.
Views: 1011
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Emil Egger takes a Liebherr

June 21 - June 21 - Emil Egger, a transport and heavy haulage contractor based in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland has taken delivery of a Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 1037
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Terex boosts the boom

June 21 - June 21 - Terex Cranes has launched an upgraded Boom Booster kit for the Demag CC 3800-1 crawler cranes, extending the reach of the crane to a maximum system length of 183 m (600 ft).
Views: 503
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DB Schenker coasts to Burullus

June 20 - June 20 - DB Schenker is working with Mammoet to manage the transportation of 100,000 tons (90,718.5 tonnes) with 400,000 cu m of freight to Burullus, Egypt for a gas-fired power station with equipment supplied by Siemens.
Views: 1602
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for Siemens

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr has transported a 57-tonne Siemens generator rotor to Kuwait onboard one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 886
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HLPFI - May/June 2017 - now available!

June 20 - HLPFI's May/June 2017 digital edition is now available to view and is packed full of useful information. Click here to see more.
Views: 1077
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RPM deploys Lidar

June 19 - June 19 - REG Power Management (RPM) will utilise ZephIR Lidar systems to achieve the highest levels of safety within its wind farm construction projects.
Views: 562
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Marine Projects adds floating crane

June 19 - June 19 - To enhance its flexibility and production capabilities, Poland's Marine Projects has purchased a self-propelled sheerleg-type floating crane from the Dutch company Tenwolde Transport & Repair and renamed it Conrad Consul.
Views: 1108
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Mustang Cat opts for Shuttlelift

June 16 - June 16 - Shuttlelift has delivered a 100,000-lb (45.4-tonne) capacity SB50 rubber-tyred gantry crane to Mustang Cat Power Systems in Houston, USA.
Views: 674
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Sarens steels the show for UtARK

June 15 - June 15 - Sarens has transported steel sections for the Utrecht-Amsterdam-Rhine Canal (UtARK) railway bridge project, in the Netherlands.
Views: 968
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EGL keeps busy in Egypt

June 15 - June 15 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of the Kadmar Group, has delivered two boilers for El Nasr Co. for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC).
Views: 1197
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HHL helps Tobolsk construction

June 15 - June 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported more than 60,000 cu m of petrochemical refinery equipment to assist with the construction of Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex in Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 1173
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MHI charters UWL's Vestvind


June 15 - June 15 - MHI Vestas has chartered United Wind Logistics' (UWL) specialised deck carrier Vestvind to transport turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind park off the UK west coast.
Views: 1435
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JTC takes five from Demag

June 14 - June 14 - Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has placed an order for five Demag cranes, including four AC 100-4L models and one AC 250-6 all terrain crane.
Views: 1232
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NCC adds a Liebherr LTR

June 14 - June 14 - Indian construction and engineering company, NCC, has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane.
Views: 682
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Enerpac launches the SL300

June 13 - June 13 - Enerpac has launched the latest innovation in the SL series of telescopic hydraulic gantries, the SL300.
Views: 591
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ESTA director to step down

June 12 - June 12 - Ton Klijn will serve as interim ESTA director following Søren Jansen's resignation at the end of June.
Views: 1101
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Maxim completes Coast acquisition

June 12 - June 12 - Maxim Crane Works has completed the acquisition of Coast Crane Company, an indirect subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp.
Views: 1228
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Gruber moves rail by sea

June 12 - June 12 - Gruber Logistics has managed the shipment of a Matisa railway ballast cleaner from Porto d'Ascoli, Italy to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 1078
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There's an app for that

June 9 - June 9 - ARL Shipping has launched a smartphone app for heavy lift/project port agents, cargo owners or vessel operators to log operational time stamps during a project cargo vessel's port operation.
Views: 734
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 1866
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Siemens goes to Gustav

June 8 - June 8 - Gustav Seeland, framework agreement partner to Vattenfall, was contracted by Siemens to replace two transformers at the Vattenfall combined heat and power plant in Wedel, Germany.
Views: 870
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Antonov flies for Hunt & Palmer

June 8 - June 8 - Antonov Airlines has transported two mining filtration units for Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters from Santiago, Chile to Mendoza, Argentina on board one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 734
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ESTA tackles wind turbine safety

June 8 - June 8 - ESTA is supporting a twin-track approach in an attempt to reduce accidents during the transportation and erection of onshore wind turbines.
Views: 973
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SC&RA launches training videos

June 7 - June 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has produced two videos dedicated to promoting safety in the industry by providing drivers and employers educational material on the challenges and dangers of specialised hauling and transpor
Views: 569
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Largest Sasol lifts completed

June 7 - June 7 - Mammoet has transported and installed an ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol (EOEG) reactor and wash tower for Sasol's Ethane Cracker and Derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 895
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WWL ALS coasts with wind

June 7 - June 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) has transported four wind turbine tower sections and three wind turbine blades from the Port of Avonmouth in Bristol to Newport in Wales UK.
Views: 1020
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ESTA establishes ECOL Foundation

June 6 - June 6 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, has established the European Crane Operator License (ECOL) Foundation.
Views: 941
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Mammoet turns around in Texas

June 6 - June 6 - Mammoet USA's Crane Services Division has successfully completed its first turnaround at Pasadena Refining System Inc. (PRSI) in Texas.
Views: 871
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Damen's happy delivery

June 6 - June 6 - Damen has delivered a ro-ro ferry to a client in Gambia onboard BigLift Shipping's Happy River.
Views: 1017
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Edwards adds to its fleet

June 6 - June 6 - Edwards Moving & Rigging, specialists in heavy lifting and multimodal transport solutions, has acquired four six-axle Goldhofer ADDrives, which it claims are the first to be used in the USA.
Views: 904
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ALE brings the power to Ibri

June 6 - June 6 - ALE has transported two heavy lift and 20 over-dimensional cargoes for the Ibri IPP power plant project in Oman, as part of an ongoing project.
Views: 963
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HHLA handles cooker

June 5 - June 5 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has utilised its floating cranes to move a 126-tonne rotary cooker from a container ship to an inland vessel at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT) in Germany.
Views: 1119
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AAL brings the cyclones to Malaysia

June 5 - June 5 - AAL has transported two cyclone vessels to Petronas' USD27 billion refinery and petrochemical integrated development (RAPID) project in Malaysia, on behalf of freight forwarder Oceansmart Global.
Views: 980
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Action Lev adds a Demag

June 2 - June 2 - France-based crane rental agency Action Lev has ordered a Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 602
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Rotterdam plans offshore centre

June 2 - June 2 - The Port of Rotterdam is to create space for an offshore centre to service offshore wind energy projects, oil and gas decommissioning activity in the North Sea, as well as ongoing activities in the oil and gas sector.
Views: 1049
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LPL active in Egypt Megaproject

June 2 - June 2 - LPL Group has completed the last installation at a 4.8 GW combined-cycle power plant under construction in Beni Suef, Egypt.
Views: 1364
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XLP members on the move



June 2 - June 2 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of Kadmar Group and XLProjects (XLP) member in Egypt, has discharged five Bosch boiler units, each weighing 81 tons (73.5 tonnes) at the Port of Alexandria, Egypt on behalf of Kuehne + Nagel.
Views: 1360
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Kübler steams to Lake Ammer

June 2 - June 2 - Kübler Spedition has transported the 140-tonne hull and upper deck of the steamship, Utting, using 30 Scheuerle InterCombi axle lines from the Port of Roth to Lake Ammer, Germany.
Views: 795

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