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Projects News from February 2019

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Collett opens gates

February 27 - Collett & Sons has delivered eight lock gates destined for the Caledonian Canal in the Scottish highlands.
Views: 2520
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Straightpoint weighs up in the Netherlands

February 26 - The Netherlands-based lifting and rigging equipment rental company LGH Hijsmaterieel has utilised four Straightpoint compression load cells to confirm the weight and centre of gravity of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine.
Views: 2594
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Record unit at Bilbao

February 26 - The port of Bilbao, Spain, has loaded its heaviest-ever cargo: a 2,450-ton (2,223-tonne) ship-to-shore (STS) crane.
Views: 4103
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Antonov soars with satellite shipment

February 20 - Antonov Airlines has transported the GSAT-31 communication satellite for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on behalf of Flywell Aviation.
Views: 2699
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ESTA decides on ECOL management

February 20 - The final structure of ESTA’s planned European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme is taking shape, as the organisation readies for its launch later this year.
Views: 3433
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Mammoet in massive quench tower lift

February 19 - Mammoet has utilised its MSG80 ring crane to hoist a 2,000-ton (1,814-tonne) quench tower into position at Shell’s Pennsylvania chemicals project in Potter Township, USA.
Views: 2819
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Weiland lifts with Liebherr

February 18 - German crane contractor Weiland has used its Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 to lift and remove a smaller five-axle mobile crane from the Heidingsfeld viaduct in Würzburg.
Views: 2619
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V&M chooses Terex for Ultimate project

February 15 - V&M Erectors has been busy on the the largest infrastructure project in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) history.
Views: 4009
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ALE demonstrates wind energy expertise

February 14 - ALE has transported wind energy components across a challenging 1,000 km route to the Rom Klao wind farm in Mukdahan, eastern Thailand. 
Views: 2611
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Cuxport ideal for airframe delivery

February 13 - Bohnet has coordinated the delivery of a 95-tonne aircraft frame from Ravensburg to the Cuxport terminal in Germany.
Views: 2459
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Sarens works on TCO project

February 13 - Sarens is currently involved in the largest project it has ever undertaken: the load-in and load-out of pre-assembled units (PAUs) at the Tengizchevroil (TCO) Southern Trans-Shipment Base (STSB) in Bulgaria.
Views: 2809
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Mammoet lands B747 at Corendon hotel

February 12 - Mammoet transported a Boeing 747 from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport to the Corendon Village hotel, the Netherlands, over the course of five days.
Views: 2730
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Coordinadora lands Windfloat project

February 12 - Spain-headquartered Coordinadora has been selected to complete logistics works for Navantia’s Windfloat Atlantic project.
Views: 2583
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UHL in huge Vestas shipment

February 12 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) is delivering a huge 142,000 cu m shipment of wind turbine blades from China to Spain aboard the deck carrier Zhi Xian Zhi Xing.
Views: 4557
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Kaleido in Kuwait bridge delivery

February 11 - Spain-headquartered Kaleido Logistics has coordinated the delivery of several passenger boarding bridges destined for Kuwait International Airport.
Views: 3122
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ALS delivers Tideway TBM

February 11 - UK-headquartered Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has completed the transportation of a tunnel boring machine (TBM).
Views: 3440
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ALE completes FPSO works in Singapore

February 11 - ALE has completed the transportation, lifting and installation of eight modules, weighing up to 1,820 tonnes, for an FPSO construction project in Singapore.
Views: 2831
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Boskalis secures LNG contract

February 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a transportation contract that will see the Dutch shipping company deliver a number of large modules for a North American LNG export facility.
Views: 3477
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Chipolbrok Moon loads multiple cargoes

February 8 - Four carousels used in the trans-spooling of product cables, each weighing 110 tonnes, have been loaded on board the Chipolbrok Moon in Hamburg.
Views: 2583
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FLS skids in Sharjah

February 7 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported a skid mount from Sharjah in the UAE to Bahrain. 
Views: 2599
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Heavy cargoes on route to Uzbekistan

February 7 - On behalf of CJ ICM Logistics, Dacorom International, in its role as port agent, handled the transhipment of heavy and oversized cargoes for the Uzbekistan gas-to-liquid project (GTL).
Views: 4524
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RSS supports Antarctic project

February 6 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has supplied BAM Nuttall Limited (BAM) with lifting and rigging products for use in the modernisation of the Rothera Research Station in the Antarctic.
Views: 9004
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Cats fly with Osprey - Updated

February 5 - UK-based Osprey Heavy Lift has made a second visit to the Isle of Wight to assist Wight Shipyard Company relocate a catamaran, weighing 72 tonnes, from its fabrication shed to the River Medina.
Views: 5121
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Chipolbrok loads in Hamburg

February 5 - Several oversized cargoes, including generator shafts and a used diesel locomotive, were recently loaded on board Chipolbrok’s heavy lift vessel Pacific in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 2872
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CMA CGM executes Scallywag

February 1 - CMA CGM has been tasked with shipping a 29-tonne racing yacht from Australia to the USA.
Views: 3204
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Caterpillars roll through Jaxport

February 1 - Hansen Shipping Agency has imported more than 120 Caterpillar excavators and related parts through the port of Jacksonville (Jaxport), USA.
Views: 2519

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