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ALE expands with yard facility thumbnail image

ALE expands with yard facility

August 31 - August 31 - ALE has signed an agreement with steel constructor VDS Staalbouw (VDS), which will enable the heavy lifting and specialised transport provider to store equipment at VDS' yard in Flushing, the Netherlands.
Views: 873
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Mammoet wins Oman contract

August 31 - August 31 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and transport contract for an ongoing petrochemical plant project in Sohar, Oman.
Views: 1014
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Ocean 7 Projects names Poulsen

August 30 - August 30 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed Singapore-based Poulsen Shipping Asia as its representative for Southeast Asia, the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1469
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Tecno-Gru adds a Terex

August 30 - August 30 - Tecno-Gru, a Terex dealer and supplier of new and used machinery for the lifting sector in Italy, has taken delivery of its first Terex RT 90 rough terrain crane.
Views: 934
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ALE and COSCO team up

August 30 - August 30 - ALE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with COSCO Shipping Project Logistics.
Views: 1232
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Fesco gets the wheels turning

August 30 - August 30 - Fesco Transportation Group is overseeing the delivery of two hydraulic turbine wheels from St Petersburg to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station, Russia.
Views: 1008
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Container shipping could face mega-problem

August 29 - August 29 - Despite an increase in freight rates, global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight Xeneta, says the future remains uncertain in container shipping due to the looming increase in megaship capacity.
Views: 1577
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Scotland prepares for decommissioning

August 29 - August 29 - Forth Ports Limited and AF Offshore Decom UK will form a joint venture, AF Dundee, which aims to establish a North Sea oil and gas decommissioning hub in Dundee, Scotland.
Views: 1362
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De Boer steps up with Combilift

August 28 - August 28 - In the Netherlands, De Boer Staal has solved the difficult task of lifting and moving consignments of steel plate efficiently and safely in the form of a 35-tonne capacity straddle carrier from the Irish specialist manufacturer Combilift.
Views: 1073
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Terex authorises Farhat

August 28 - August 28 - Terex Cranes has made Farhat Service Center its authorised distributor for Lebanon, to provide local equipment sales, as well as service and parts support for Demag all-terrain cranes and Terex rough terrain cranes.
Views: 1093
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Swire serves Micronesia

August 25 - August 25 - From September 2017, Swire Shipping will introduce a fixed weekly service to Guam and Saipan, in cooperation with American President Line (APL).
Views: 1268
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Mammoet wins EuroChem contract

August 24 - August 24 - Mammoet Russia has been awarded a contract by EuroChem to support the construction of a new ammonia plant in Kingisepp, Russia.
Views: 977
Jozef Hermans adds SL300 thumbnail image

Jozef Hermans adds SL300

August 24 - August 24 - The Netherlands-based Jozef Hermans Industrial Movers has acquired an Enerpac SL300 telescopic hydraulic gantry system.
Views: 954
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ESB lifts for Liebherr

August 23 - August 23 - ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik based in Mittelbiberach, Germany has used Liebherr mobile cranes to assemble a Betomix concrete mixing plant near the Liebherr concrete technology production works in Bad Schussenried.
Views: 1069
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Janin in at DSM Dyneema

August 22 - Effective September 1, Olivier Janin is joining DSM as its vice president of marketing and sales for DSM Dyneema, reporting directly to Golnar Motahari Pour, president DSM Dyneema.
Views: 1092
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B&G skids in Louisiana

August 21 - August 21 - B&G Crane Service has removed and replaced five heat exchangers at a project in Calcasieu, Louisiana, USA.
Views: 797
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Hansa delivers in Turkey

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, each weighing 135 tonnes and measuring 28.9 m x 11.3 m x 26.6 m, from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 1224
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Cuxport handles NYK cargo

August 21 - August 21 - Port services provider Cuxport, part of the Rhenus group, has handled the shipment of heavy crane parts for the German agency of the Japanese shipping company NYK Bulk & Projects.
Views: 1199
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Shuttlelift launches gantry crane duo

August 18 - August 18 - Shuttlelift has introduced the 81.6-tonne capacity DB90 and 149.7-tonne capacity DB165 double-beam, rubber-tyred gantry cranes.
Views: 414
Silamas rolls into Myanmar thumbnail image

Silamas rolls into Myanmar

August 18 - August 18 - Thailand-based heavy lift contractor Silamas Group has teamed up with a local partner and industry veteran Patrick Dick to open an office in Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 1459
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Semi-sub will move USS Fitzgerald

August 18 - August 18 - The US Navy has confirmed that it will use a heavy lift semi-submersible ship to transport the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald from Japan back to the USA.
Views: 1122
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Sarens lifts in Ptolemaida

August 17 - August 17 - Sarens has installed columns and K-bracings for the main steel structure of the Ptolemaida coal-fired power plant Unit V, currently under construction in northern Greece.
Views: 1338
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PCN members on the move

August 17 - August 17 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has cooperated with Curtis & Lee, PCN member in Ireland, for the shipment of a 43,100 kg (43.1-tonne) crane from Savona in Italy to Cork, Ireland.
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Mammoet lifts in the Gulf

August 17 - August 17 - Mammoet has utilised its CC-8800 crane, equipped with a boom booster, to lift a 595-ton (539.7-tonne) vessel for Shintech's manufacturing facility in Louisiana.
Views: 643
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Chapman completes pipe move

August 16 - August 16 - Chapman Freeborn's Dubai office has coordinated the transport of 60 tons (54.4 tonnes) of pipe spooling from Sharjah, UAE to Houston, USA, on board a Boeing 747.
Views: 1148
SVMM adds a Demag thumbnail image

SVMM adds a Demag

August 16 - August 16 - Valenciennes, France-based SVMM has taken delivery of a Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 709
Max Bögl gets a Liebherr lift thumbnail image

Max Bögl gets a Liebherr lift

August 16 - August 16 - Germany-based construction engineering company Max Bögl Group is utilising a Liebherr LTM 112000-9.1 to erect water basins and 40 m high tower foundations for an energy storage project in the northeast of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Views: 573
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MACS adds Charleston to MTA

August 15 - August 15 - MACS has added the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, USA to its North West Continent to North America service (MTA).
Views: 1108
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Vanguard salvages ship loader

August 15 - August 15 - Vanguard has utilised its EZ 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity hydraulic lifting system for the salvage operation of a ship loader belonging to Bulk Connections at the Port of Durban, South Africa.
Views: 832
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Silvasti completes Tellenes transport

August 14 - August 14 - Finland-based Silvasti has transported over 1,000 pieces of wind energy equipment to the Tellenes wind farm in Egersund, Norway.
Views: 1005
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Lone delivers a dozen in Rotterdam

August 14 - August 14 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported twelve Damen vessels from Vietnam to the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 996
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Peterhead's gone with the wind

August 11 - August 11 - Peterhead Port Authority, Scotland, will support the offshore construction work for Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) after signing an agreement to harbour the suction bucket jacket foundations for the 11-turbine sc
Views: 951
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deugro rolls out Indonesian expansion

August 11 - August 11 - deugro, the deugro Group's international project forwarding business unit, has acquired all of Rolitrans International's and Rolitrans Indonesia's heavy haul assets.
Views: 1595
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dship adds MPP trio

August 11 - August 11 - The deugro Group's multipurpose project carrier dship Carriers, has added three heavy lift multipurpose (MPP) vessels to its fleet on a long-term time charter basis, which will primarily be used for trade lanes between Asia, the Middle East Gu
Views: 1104
BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda thumbnail image

BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda

August 11 - August 11 - Earlier this month, BLRT Grupp's 11,000-ton (9,979-tonne) floating dock was loaded on board the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard at the Adriatic Shipyard Bijela in Montenegro, for onward transportation to Klaipeda, Lithuani
Views: 992
Videck updates software for cargo securing thumbnail image

Videck updates software for cargo securing

August 10 - Visual Cargo Care (VCC), which introduced a software package for creating lashing and securing plans for heavy lift and project cargo, has rebranded and released an updated version of its flagship application, Lashing + Securing.
Views: 1068
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Reclaimer heads to Hay Point

August 10 - August 10 - A replacement stacker reclaimer has arrived at the Port of Mackay on board BigLift Shipping's Happy Dover, for onward transportation to BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance's (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 1545
HHL assists Pirie project thumbnail image

HHL assists Pirie project

August 9 - August 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL), on behalf of Geodis, has transported 13 modules, measuring over 147,124 cu m, from China to Australia to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie.
Views: 1244
Mammoet's giants team up thumbnail image

Mammoet's giants team up

August 8 - August 8 - Mammoet has utilised three of its biggest cranes in its global fleet - the PTC 50, PTC 35 and the PTC 140 - for the construction of Petronas' Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Malaysia.
Views: 593
Potteries picks a wafer thumbnail image

Potteries picks a wafer

August 8 - August 8 - UK-based Potteries Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a Goldhofer STZ-VP 2 wafer deck low loader.
Views: 723
High five for Zeaborn thumbnail image

High five for Zeaborn

August 8 - August 8 - Bremen, Germany-based Zeaborn Group has purchased a further five 30,000 dwt superflex heavy lift vessels from Rickmers Holding.
Views: 643
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WWL ALS opens in Norway

August 7 - August 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Service (WWL ALS) is expanding into the Scandinavian market and will take over the Wilhelmsen Ships Services Nordic (WSS Nordic) offices in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 1507
ALE raises the roof in Russia thumbnail image

ALE raises the roof in Russia

August 7 - August 7 - ALE has installed 1,300 roof sections at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia which will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Views: 678
ZPMC confirms GPO stake thumbnail image

ZPMC confirms GPO stake

August 7 - August 7 - China's Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has confirmed that it is taking a 50 percent shareholding in Greenland Heavylift Holdings (Hong Kong).
Views: 1383
Europe Cargo completes pipe project thumbnail image

Europe Cargo completes pipe project

August 4 - August 4 - Europe Cargo, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Belgium, has handled the unloading of 20 pipes, ranging in length from 39.2 m to 44 m, at the Port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 1364
Scholpp secures a Demag thumbnail image

Scholpp secures a Demag

August 4 - August 4 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 892
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Straightpoint gear for sewer lift

August 3 - August 3 - Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) has supplied the rigging equipment, including a 25-tonne capacity wireless load shackle from Straightpoint, for the removal of a large hydraulic cylinder at a Melbourne Water sewer pump station in Australia.
Views: 822
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Leadership changes at Intermarine

August 3 - August 3 - Al Stanley has stepped down as president and ceo of project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargo carrier Intermarine, effective immediately.
Views: 1197
Liebherr expands in Australia thumbnail image

Liebherr expands in Australia

August 2 - August 2 - Liebherr Maritime will expand its business in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands by establishing full service, spares and sales activities in the region.
Views: 1198
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Transformer moves in Bristol

August 2 - August 2 - Osprey Heavy Lift has handled a 138-tonne transformer at the Avonmouth Docks, a part of the Port of Bristol, UK.
Views: 658
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Ukraine clarifies Antonov situation

August 1 - August 1 - Following potentially misleading reports in some media, Antonov Airlines has issued a statement that seeks to clarify the situation in regards to the company.
Views: 871

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