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Record turbine lift for XCMG

March 9 - An XGC16000 crawler crane, manufactured by XCMG, has installed a 6MW wind turbine at a port in Jiangsu, China.

The wind turbine, which is one of a few prototypes with 77.7 m long blades, is currently the largest in China, said XCMG.

The XGC16000 crawler was equipped with a 72 m boom and 60 m tower jib, in order to lift the 190-tonne blades and heavy hub into place.

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Still time to enter ESTA Awards 

January 17 - The deadline to enter the 2020 ESTA Awards of Excellence, which will be held on the evening of April 23 at the Postillion Hotel Amsterdam in the Netherlands, has been extended to January 25, 2020. 
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Wijnne Barends opts for LNG newbuilds 

January 17 - Wijnne Barends, based in the Netherlands, has placed an order with China’s WuHu Shipyard for four shortsea cargo ships featuring LNG propulsion and battery storage systems.
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Bati handles yacht move 

January 17 - Bati Group has coordinated the transport of a yacht from Turkey to Greece. 
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Methanex hat trick for Mammoet

January 17 - Methanex has awarded the levee crossing and heavy haul scope of work for the construction of its Geismar 3 methanol plant in Louisiana, USA to Mammoet.
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