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Dutch marine heavy lifting supplier Huisman broke ground for a new production facility in the port city of Navegantes, Brazil this September.
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Damen Shipyards Group introduced a design for its Damen Offshore Carrier 7500 (DOC), which may be used with a heavy-lift crane.
Malaysian offshore crane manufacturer Handal Offshore Services has been awarded a five-year contract to provide integrated crane services for ExxonMobil’s Malaysian Exploration and Production operations.
Finnish manufacturer Cargotec has released its 2011 Annual Report, saying sales grew despite the Eurozone crisis and Asian natural disasters.
International Bulk Journal, a British magazine, awarded Liebherr port cranes with the “Crane of the Year” award for its portal crane, LPS 600, used for bulk handling and provided with flexible configurations for ports of different sizes.
Liebherr’s maritime and small crawler division has unveiled designs for a new hybrid crane concept that can be used both as an offshore crane and as a mobile harbour crane.
Tiong Woon in Singapore has signed two contracts in South East Asia. Under the first contract, it will supply heavy equipment and marine transportation for oil and gas projects in Burma, (officially Myanmar), and under the second it will supply lifting and transport in Malaysia.
Former Modulift chairman Nick Latham has set up a new consultancy and lift engineering venture offering lifting safety and engineering services for the on and offshore lifting sector.
IntegriCert, owned by Vic Segura with two locations in Louisiana, has recently launched the innovative Vic-Lok Shackle. The company is an inspection, load testing, and rigging company serving the oil and gas industry in the Southwest.
Liebherr recently celebrated the 35th anniversary of its production facility in Nenzing, Austria, which produces mobile harbour, ship, offshore and crawler cranes while developing industry-leading technologies such as carbon fibre crane parts.
Gottwald Port Technology has supplied two of its 100t capacity harbour pontoon cranes for transshipping operations on the Mississippi River run by St James Stevedoring Partners of Louisiana, US.
Heavy lift transport and shipping firm Collett and Sons have strengthened their position in the wind energy sector after acquiring the wind turbine transport division of family-owned firm MDF Transport.
Heavy lift shipping operator Jumbo has signed an agreement with Croatian shipyard Brodosplit for an arctic heavy lift vessel equipped with two large offshore cranes, designed for tandem lifting.
Terex Noell has received an order for four Elevated Busbar Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (ERTGs) from Ningbo Port Group to support expansion of container handling operations at Yuandong port terminal in China.
Wolffkran has sold a Wolff 6015.6 flat-top trolley jib tower crane to Austrian contractor Weissel, who had been leasing from the manufacturer for work on Malcherhof Baden Medical Centre in Austria.
Demag Cranes AG management has recommended its shareholders accept a revised takeover bid from Terex Corporation that includes an increased share price offer while safeguarding employee jobs, existing sites and Demag AG’s operational autonomy within Terex.
Leibherr Container Cranes says it is scheduled to deliver its first two container cranes in Brazil and a large order for the cranes in Kuwait.
US-owned Oil States Thailand has been awarded a three-year contract, valued at USD $14m, to deliver Nautilus offshore marine cranes to PTT Exploration and Production Company Limited (PTTEP).
Manitowoc took orders for two crawler cranes for construction work on a deep-water oil field in Malaysia.
Koeblco has filled an order from Mammoet for six 180t CKE1800 and 23 250t CKE2500-2 crawler cranes.
Lifting equipment manufacturer Palfinger’s preliminary results show a 29% growth in revenue, which stood at €650m for 2010.