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Equipment News from October 2017

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Jumbo deals direct in Canada

October 30 - October 30 - Jumbo Maritime has ended its exclusive agency agreement with Project Transport & Trading (PTT) in Canada.
Views: 1257
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Course covers project cargo principles

October 30 - October 30 - The start of Lloyd's Maritime Academy (LMA) distance learning course for the heavy lift and project forwarding sector is one month away.
Views: 1076
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Felbermayr moves mountains

October 27 - October 27 - Earlier this year, Austrian crane and heavy haulage contractor Felbermayr utilised three Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile cranes for the erection of 13 Enercon wind turbines in Styria, Austria.
Views: 946
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Yang Kee expands with Fliway

October 26 - October 26 - Singapore-based Yang Kee Logistics has entered into a scheme implementation agreement (SIA) to acquire 100 percent of the shares New Zealand-based Fliway Group for SGD52.1 million (USD38.2 million).
Views: 1607
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Mammoet lift passes the acid test

October 25 - October 25 - Transport and heavy lift specialist Mammoet has completed the complex installation of a cold heat exchange column for a phosphates company in South Africa.
Views: 1051
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Ley-Krane lifts with Liebherr

October 24 - October 24 - Gummersbach, Germany-based crane contractor Ley-Krane has taken delivery of the first 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 858
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Alanoca adds a Grove

October 23 - October 23 - El Alto, Bolivia-based transport and logistics company Alanoca has taken delivery of a 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L all terrain crane.
Views: 1163
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Camp fires up at Sims

October 23 - October 23 - Florida, USA-based Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Ryan Camp as vice president - corporate services, responsible for the company's sourcing, procurement and supplier relations as well as fleet asset management and business development.
Views: 1103
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JTC adds 700-tonne Demag

October 20 - October 20 - Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has expanded its fleet with a new nine-axle, 700-tonne lift capacity, Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane.
Views: 976
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ALE adds crane trio in the Caspian

October 20 - October 20 - UK-headquartered ALE has expanded its crane fleet in the Caspian region with the addition of three new units.
Views: 802
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TRT delivers custom eight-line

October 19 - October 19 - Tidd Ross Todd (TRT), the New Zealand-based heavy equipment specialist, has designed and manufactured a widening eight-line platform trailer for Queensland, Australia-based Mactrans Heavy Haulage.
Views: 776
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LMC charters Thorco Reef

October 18 - October 18 - Lignes Maritimes Congolaises (LMC) has chartered the multipurpose ship, Thorco Reef, which will serve on the line's African services.
Views: 1526
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 1355
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Compressor flies with Antonov

October 17 - October 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan using its fleet of AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 1119
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Sarens shows off its biggest crane

October 17 - October 17 - Friday the 13th might be unlucky for some, but not for Belgium-based heavy lift and specialised transportation company, Sarens, which selected that date to reveal its largest crane to date, the SGC 140.
Views: 1321
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BigRoll rolls on

October 16 - October 16 - BigRoll Shipping, the joint venture between RollDock Shipping and BigLift Shipping, will continue to operate as part of the Roll Group following BigLift Shipping's announcement that it will end its cooperation effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 914
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Grúas gets a Liebherr lift

October 13 - October 13 - Crane and transport contractor Transportes y Grúas Aguado's recently acquired Liebherr LR 11000 has been utilised to lift 36 concrete blocks weighing up to 180 tonnes at the Port of Punta Langosteira in Coruña, Spain.
Views: 683
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Cosco adds to semi-sub fleet

October 12 - October 12 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has acquired the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6 for RMB200 million (USD30.4 million) via an auction arranged by Ningbo Maritime Court.
Views: 836
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Entrec gets fresh funding

October 12 - Entrec Corporation, the Alberta, Canada-based heavy haul transportation and crane solutions provider has obtained a five-year extension to its senior secured asset-based credit facility (the ABL Facility) with a syndicate of lenders led by We
Views: 723
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Treasure loads USS John S McCain

October 12 - October 12 - The US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain has been loaded onto the Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible ship, Treasure for transport to the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard for repairs following its collision
Views: 1025
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ALE widens Chinese footprint

October 11 - October 11 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering company ALE has opened a new office in Shanghai, China.
Views: 884
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Stevens tows the line with Island Merchant

October 11 - October 11 - Stevens Towing has transported a 104-ton (94.3-tonne) Siemens rotor from Charleston, South Carolina to Port Everglades, Florida, USA using a barge and its tugboat, Island Merchant.
Views: 866
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Crane Worldwide hooks Mailhiot

October 11 - October 11 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jeff Mailhiot as vice president, ocean products.
Views: 1148
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Royal IHC takes ROG stake

October 10 - October 10 - Royal IHC has taken a 50 percent share in Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG).
Views: 835
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Seko reins-in Unrein

October 10 - October 10 - Seko Logistics has appointed Terry Unrein as chief commercial officer, Americas, responsible for sales and revenue growth, and air and ocean production strategy in the region.
Views: 1160
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BigLift exits BigRoll Shipping

October 9 - October 9 - Four years after the partnership started, BigLift Shipping has announced that it will end its cooperation with Rolldock Shipping in the joint venture BigRoll Shipping, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 1028
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Webinar examines best practice in permitting

October 9 - October 9 - Anyone keen to find out more about the US Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA)-sponsored Oversize and Overweight (OS/OW) Permitting Best Practices Research Project should consider participating in a free Specialized Carriers & Rigging Assoc
Views: 546
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Guindastes adds a Liebherr

October 6 - October 6 - Brazilian crane rental company I.V. Guindastes has purchased a used LR 1600/2-W crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 939
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Mammoet ups Australian footprint

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has expanded its presence in Australia with the opening of a yard in Naval Base, an industrial suburb of Perth and an office in Brisbane.
Views: 776
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Rollit rolls in Antwerp

October 6 - October 6 - Rollit Cargo has handled the movement of a 325-tonne shiploader, used in the mining industry, from a storage area to the quayside in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1143
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Van Beest adds Heuer Hebetechnik

October 6 - October 6 - The Van Beest Group - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired Iserlohn, Germany-based Heuer Hebetechnik.
Views: 1143
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Transformer arrives at Trafford

October 5 - October 5 - Esprit's recently re-opened Trafford Docks in Manchester, UK has handled a 130-tonne transformer en-route from South Korea to Stalybridge.
Views: 946
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Mammoet on track in South Korea

October 5 - October 5 - Mammoet has utilised its PTC 200 DS ring crane to lift three columns at S-Oil's refinery in South Korea on behalf of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor DDJV, a joint venture formed by Daelim Industry and Daewoo Engineer
Views: 665
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Schramm returns to Terex

October 5 - October 5 - Terex Cranes has appointed Thomas Schramm as vice president sales and product support, Europe and the Middle East.
Views: 1221
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SAL sees sun rise and shine

October 5 - October 5 - Pan Ocean has appointed SAL Heavy Lift as its commercial agent for the semi-submersible deck carriers Sun Shine and Sun Rise.
Views: 1359
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ALS bulldozes into Scotland

October 5 - October 5 - Abnormal Load Services' (ALS) construction and plant team coordinated the transportation of a large Komatsu D475A dozer base unit, along with loose parts, in the UK last week.
Views: 1067
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 1711
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AAL appoints CPC in Japan

October 4 - October 4 - AAL Japan has appointed CPC Consolidated Pool Carriers Asia, part of the COLI Group, as its commercial agent in the country.
Views: 1194
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Yu Sin turns to boring success

October 4 - October 4 - Yu Sin Engineering Work has utilised a Hydra-Slide HT300 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and TT900-10 engineered turntable to rotate a tunnel boring machine (TBM) at a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 690
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ESTA nominates Klijn successors

October 4 - October 4 - ESTA has nominated Stijn Sarens and Alexandre-Jacques Vernazza as Ton Klijn's successors, following his appointment as ESTA director earlier this year.
Views: 1102
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Townsville ramps up for ro-ro move

October 4 - October 4 - The Port of Townsville in Queensland, Australia has constructed a purpose-built ro-ro ramp at the end section of Berth 10 for the transfer of project cargo for Adani's Abbot Point project.
Views: 880
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Tutt Bryant gets tunnel vision

October 3 - October 3 - Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift has utilised its Manitowoc MLC650 to assemble one of two tunnel boring machines (TBM) for the construction of a new rail link in Perth, Australia.
Views: 926
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Lilama signs with Mammoet

October 2 - October 2 - Mammoet has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for heavy lift and transport services with Vietnamese construction company Lilama.
Views: 1036
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SAL launches marine projects

October 2 - October 2 - SAL Heavy Lift has officially launched its marine projects department, based at the company's headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 951

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