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Mammoet replaces 40-year-old generator

Mammoet has successfully replaced a 40-year-old generator at a nuclear plant in Minnesota, USA.

The exchange was made so that the plant met licencing requirements and could continue operating. Two pressurised water reactors generate approximately 550 MW of electricity each.

The old generator weighed 454-tons (411-tonnes) and was lifted using a gantry structure, before being skidded onto 24 axle lines of SPMTs. The new generator was brought in and installed using the same equipment.

www.mammoet.com

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Fire outbreak at US port

June 5 - A fire broke out aboard Höegh Autoliners’ ro-ro vessel Höegh Xiamen yesterday (June 4) at Blount Island, Jacksonville, USA; there are no injuries to any of the 21 crew members, who have all been evacuated from the vessel.
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Intradco charters AN-225

June 5 - Intradco Global, in collaboration with GTA GSM, charted the Antonov AN-225 freighter aircraft to transport nearly 1,000 cu m of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
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WW Ocean calls in Freeport 

June 5 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean’s (WW Ocean) ro-ro vessel Bess has completed its maiden call at Port Freeport, Texas as part of its service connecting Asia with the Gulf Coast. 
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Lift & Move USA launches website

June 3 - Lift & Move USA has launched a website showcasing the careers, industries and types of work related to the crane, rigging and specialised transport industry.
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