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Water launch for Liebherr
Crane service provider Wiesbauer and lift and transport provider Hermann Paule in Germany used two Liebherr mobile cranes to help launch a 100 tonne ship hull into the water
Gertzen lifts the North Star
Crane service provider Gertzen, based in Germany, helped install the funnel casing and viewing gondola on Germany’s largest ever cruise ship, the Anthem of the Seas
Sarens lifts Boeing for Comair
Sarens South Africa lifted a Boeing 737-300 passenger aircraft for South African aviation company Comair
Space Shuttle lift for Mammoet
International heavy lift and transport service provider Mammoet helped lift a replica of a Space Shuttle onto a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) at the NASA Space Center in Houston, USA
Unic mini cranes for military
Trainers from Unic Cranes Europe, part of GGR Group, have been training and testing UK and overseas servicemen to work on mini spider cranes
Ideal Crane Rental, Inc. uses three cranes to rotate hull of research vessel
How many cranes does it take to rotate the hull of a 136,000 pound research vessel? The answer is three, according to Ideal Crane Rental, who recently carried out the task. "Articus" will be the newest research vessel put to use by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Van der Vlist in aircraft transport
Transport company Van der Vlist has helped transport a Fokker F27 display plane from Hoofdorp to Soesterberg, Netherlands
Red Bull’s flying daredevils use Unic mini crane
At the Red Bull Flugtag, held in Prague in September 2013, the Red Bull’s flying daredevils used a Unic URW-547 spider crane to help out
Universal Cranes on naval duty
Australian crane rental company Universal Cranes used a Terex CC 2800-1 crawler crane to install 300 tonne units on Australian naval vessel HMAS Canberra
TGHI pulls to 7,500 tonnes and 120 metres
Upping its stake in the super heavy lifting erection tower market is Taegwang Heavy Industry Co (TGHI) with a 7,500 tonne capacity system
McLeod recovers crane in NZ
Crane rental company McLeod, based in New Zealand, used three Grove all terrain cranes to salvage a collapsed boom on a ship crane
Enterprise makes final journey with Bay Crane
Heavy lift and transport provider Bay Crane helped the Enterprise US Space Shuttle to complete its final journey to a museum in New York
Universal Cranes tunes in with CC 2800-1
Australian heavy lift and transport company Universal Cranes used a 600 tonne capacity Terex CC 2800-1 lattice boom crawler crane to install a communications antenna
$440 million launch
Berard Transportation used 104 axle lines of Goldhofer to launch the USS Coronado.
Reed & Reed completes warship lift
Woolwich, Maine-based crane rental firm and contractor Reed & Reed recently hired out two of its Manitowoc 16000s with operators for a 1,000-ton (907-tonne) lift at the Bath Iron Works shipyard.
Jumbo moves giant gantry crane
Heavy lift and shipping specialist Jumbo has moved components of what is claimed as the world's largest Goliath type gantry crane from South Korea and Finland to Brazil for use in a shipyard
Stacks of experience
International heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet brought together a wide range of its capabilities, including heavy lifting with a pair of 1,350 tonne capacity crawler cranes, to unload a series of barges weighing more than 1,400 tonnes in the Netherlands. Sander Splinter, Mammoet Europe managing director, explained the project to Alex Dahm
Space age pick for Terex
New Jersey-based crane hire company JF Lomma was brought in to lift the Space Shuttles Discovery and Enterprise during their move to museums in the USA.
ALE completes 12,000 tonne move
International heavy lift and transport company ALE has completed one of the world's heaviest land moves of a vessel in Dubai, UAE
Nurminen takes minesweeper to sea
A decommissioned minesweeper was transported across Finland by Nurminen Logistics using a 680 hp four-axle MAN tractor and 10-axle Goldhofer modular trailer
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