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Equipment News from January 2009

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Jumbo Offshore wins Cascade and Chinook contract

January 29 - January 29 - Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a combined transportation and installation contract by Technip USA in connection with the Cascade and Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico.
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London Array future questioned by consortium member

January 23 - January 23 - One of the three parties in the consortium behind a GBP3 billion scheme to build the world's largest offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary is reported to have questioned the viability of the project.
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Flinterrachel is launched

January 21 - January 21 - The Flinterrachel, the second of a pair of 5,500 dwt multi-purpose heavy lift ships has been launched.
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Swire Shipping upgrades services

January 21 - January 21 - Swire Shipping has enhanced its Eastabout round-the-world service linking North American ports with the Middle East and India.
Views: 675
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Hudson heavy lift recovers US Airways A320

January 20 - January 20 - The recovery of the crashed US Airways A320 from New York's Hudson River involved one of the largest floating cranes in operation on the US East Coast.
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PPG adds Indian member

January 20 - January 20 - International project cargo network, Project Professionals Group, is continuing to ensure a smooth ride along the 'Silk Road' with a new member for eastern India.
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Fagioli PSC completes 50th boiler drum lifting project

January 15 - January 15 - Fagioli PSC India, a joint venture of the Gemini Group, Fagioli and Fagioli UK has successfully completed its 50th boiler drum lifting project for JSW Energy at the four 300MW coal-based thermal power station project at Jaigad, India.
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Heavy lift experts to speak at Middle East Cranes conference

January 14 - January 14 - Ludo Sarens, managing director of Belgian heavy lift giant Sarens, and Alex Mullins, general manager of Al Jaber Heavy Lift are just two of the experts scheduled to speak at Cranes Today's two-day conference in Dubai, Middle East Cranes.
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Catamarans Nigeria-Bound thanks to Beko

January 12 - January 12 - Dutch heavy lift specialists Beko Transport Consultants is to move three catamarans, each 33 m in length and weighing 55 tonnes, from the UAE to Nigeria.
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MacGregor crane uses fibre rope

January 12 - January 12 - Cargotec's MacGREGOR will this month deliver the world's first subsea knuckle-jib crane equipped with a system which uses fibre rope rather than steel wire rope for handling.
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HLCV Borealis hull in final touches for launching

January 12 - October 12 - Nantong Yahua Shipyard in China has started final preparations for launching the hull of the HLCV Borealis for Norwegian line Nordic Heavy Lift. The launching is scheduled to take place by mid October.
Views: 413
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Eagle lands plaque

January 6 - January 06 - Industrial Eagle, Intermarine's newest heavy lift vessel was recently presented with a Maiden voyage plaque to celebrate the first call of the vessel at Industrial Terminals in Houston.
Views: 395
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Project cargoes defy breakbulk trend in Antwerp

January 6 - January 06 - By the end of 2008, the port of Antwerp handled around 190 million tonnes of freight, which represents growth of four percent compared with 2007 - the seventh record year in a row.
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Jumbo Shipping supports Van Gogh project

January 2 - January 02 - On behalf of Acergy Australia, Jumbo Shipping has successfully completed the transportation of a massive disconnectable turret-mooring (DTM) buoy from Singapore to the Exmouth Gulf.
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