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ALE and Megatranz in 8,000 tonne load-out

December 18 - ALE Heavylift Iberica and Megatranz Transportes has successfully performed the load out of a 55 m long, 30 m wide, 70 m high M02 module weighing and 8,000 tonnes at Mau

The module is for the Mexilhão field in the Santos Basin in Brazil. The field lies off the coast of Sao Paulo, approximately 160 km offshore and in water depths of between 320 m and 550 m. The total cost of the development has been put at around USD 1.9 billion.

For the load-out, ALE used four x 850 tonne capacity strand hydraulic pulling units. The load out average speed was 11 metres per hour. The barge used for the load-out was the S-600 owned by Saipem.

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UAL vessels gather in Antwerp

August 23 - Three Universal Africa Lines (UAL) ships have been spotted at the port of Antwerp. All three are being loaded with cargoes destined for West Africa.
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Höegh rolls to Mombasa

August 23 - Höegh Autoliners has shipped 100 breakbulk units destined for a cement plant in Kenya on using two of its ro-ro services.
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ALE-Giant executes Formosa works

August 23 - ALE has established a joint venture with Giant Taiwan to handle the movement, transport and storage of wind turbine foundations for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm.
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