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Ainscough and ALE announce heavy lift partnership

August 16 - Ainscough, one of the UK's largest crane hire providers and ALE, a leading heavy transportation and lifting company, have announced an official partnership for UK-based contracts.

The alliance brings together the capabilities of one of the largest fleets of heavy transportation equipment in the world, with one of the largest and most technically advanced mobile crane fleets in the UK, say the two partners, offering a combination of expertise and equipment to the market.

Mark Harries, executive director at ALE commented: "This partnership combines the strengths of two market leaders. We're delighted to be amalgamating our plant, expertise and industry knowledge to offer a complete solution to clients. The quality of service we offer is paramount and this working relationship will provide the best available, without a doubt."

Neil Partridge, managing director at Ainscough adds: "Ainscough and ALE have worked together in the UK for many years, so making the partnership official seemed like the next logical step. By collaborating and combining our expertise, we'll be able to offer clients a seamless, full-service solution. We're excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring."

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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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Pacific Osprey returns to service 

June 5 - Swire Blue Ocean’s (SBO) wind farm installation vessel Pacific Osprey has returned to service following the installation of its extended crane boom in Denmark. 
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