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Cruising out of Dover with 335 tonnes

Collett & Sons Cruising Out of Dover with 335 Tonnes

Appointed by Daher Projects GmbH to undertake delivery of two 335 Tonne transformers destined for Sellindge Substation, Collett & Sons Ltd loaded up their specialist girder bridge and headed out of Cruise Terminal 1 at the Port of Dover. Arriving at the Port aboard the same vessel, Collett deftly discharged …

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Collett deliver the world’s largest crane

Collett Deliver the Worlds Largest Crane

Unveiled at the Port of Ghent in November 2018, Sarens SGC-250, the largest crane in the world, required a transport solution for delivery to the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant (HPC) site in Somerset. Destined for its first UK project, the SGC-250 will play a key role in constructing …

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62m footbridge heads to Worcester

Collett & Sons Ltd Footbridg

Consisting of six separate loads, Collett have completed delivery of Battenhall Bridleway to the West Midlands. Collecting from the manufacturing facility in Northallerton, each of the three deck sections, arch section and two arch ends required transport solutions, firstly to Sheffield for finishing before final delivery to site. The 16m, …

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Lloyds Somers lifting jacks float on air technology

Lloyds Somers lifting jacks float on air technology

Manual handling regulations and ergonomics associated with the use of high capacity, heavy duty Rail Vehicle Lifting Jacks have always been a concern for both designers and users. Global leaders for innovation, Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) and Lloyds Somers, the manufacturing division of Birmingham’s national lifting equipment specialist Lloyds British, …

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Rickmers-Linie takes over Nordana’s Project Business

Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based liner service specialist for breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargoes takes over the activities of tramp and chartering specialist Nordana Project & Chartering with offices in Copenhagen, Bangkok, Singapore and Houston. The business will continue under the name and brand “NPC” and become an independent division …

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