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Equipment News from March 2009

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SAL opens representative office in Italy

March 31 - March 31 - A SAL Italy representative office has been established based in the Genoa office of "K" Line (Europe) to provide marketing, sales representation and direct communication with SAL's clients in the country.
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SBS Worldwide meets over-dimensional challenge

March 30 - March 30 - Independent forwarder and logistics company, SBS Worldwide rose to the challenge when an existing client in Scotland advised of an over-dimensional consignment that needed to be moved to Singapore.
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First for Gottwald in the Dominican Republic

March 27 - March 27 - Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald) has recently received its first ever order for the Dominican Republic. The order is for two G HMK 6407 Mobile Harbour Cranes, variants of the Model 6 series of Generation 5, Gottwald's current bestseller
Views: 440
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Beluga anticipates new ships

March 27 - March 27 - Beluga Shipping will take delivery of a new class of heavy lift cargo ship later this year.
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Transy confirms presence at Multimodal

March 23 - March 23 - Transy, an international transport contractor and global provider of transport and logistics services dealing with heavy lift and project cargoes, has confirmed that it will be participating in the forthcoming Multimodal show in the UK - http:/
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Portland gets heavy lift boost

March 23 - March 23 - The Port of Portland will receive US$16.3 million in federal stimulus grants, with the largest grant, about US$8.9 million, going towards crane and wharf modernisation projects at the port's Terminal 6.
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New cranes for Salalah

March 23 - March 23 - Four super post panamax quay cranes have been delivered to the port of Salalah, bringing the total to eight cranes received in 2009 and completing the superstructure for the port's existing six berths.
Views: 525
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Bay Crane expands office network

March 19 - March 19 - New York-based Bay Crane Service has announced the opening of a new branch office in North Haven, Connecticut, its third office location and first outside its New York birthplace.
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BME joins SmartWay environmental initiative

March 18 - March 18 - Georgia-based heavy lift and over-dimensional trucking firm Bennett Motor Express (BME) has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a collaboration between US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry to increase energy
Views: 518
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SAL delivers for Liebherr

March 18 - March 18 - SAL has undertaken a shipment of four LHM 500 mobile harbour cranes, two
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Fairstar successfully closes equity issue

March 17 - March 17 - Oslo-listed heavy lift shipping line Fairstar has brought in NOK 54.97m (USD8.07m) from two rights issue of up to 10,000,000 new shares at subscription price NOK 5.0, of which 5,340,000 was underwritten by a syndicate of the Company's current s
Views: 344
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Dockwise secures nine contracts

March 17 - March 17 - Dockwise Shipping has been awarded nine near-term contracts to the value of approximately USD42 million.
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NSCSA to commence Charlotte heavy lift and project cargo call

March 13 - March 13 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has confirmed to HLPFI that the Saudi Tabuk V 140 is now scheduled in Charleston on April 1st for the start of a new service from key East Coast US and Canada ports to Saudi Arabia, India an
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Heavy lift operation to save historic coast guard boathouse

March 13 - March 13 - A combination of a 76m barge and a 60m crane worked to lift a 74-year-old former US Coast Guard boathouse off its pilings this week as conservationists moved it to a place of safety prior to a new permanent location being found for its preserva
Views: 384
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Wind farms put winds in Ballast Nedam's sails

March 13 - March 13 - Dutch-based construction services company Ballast Nedam is crediting the use of the heavy lift ship Svanen with the group's growing success in the offshore wind farm sector.
Views: 455
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FMC license for BDP/Project Logistics

March 12 - March 12 - The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has granted a license to BDP/Project Logistics LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BDP International, to operate as an ocean transportation intermediary, providing freight forwarding services for shipments ove
Views: 508
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TBS delays release of 2008 results

March 11 - March 11 - TBS International Ltd has decided to delay its earnings release and conference call for the fourth quarter and year-end 2008.
Views: 433
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Antwerp breakbulk agency remains confident

March 10 - March 10 - A neutral breakbulk and heavy lift shipping agency, launched last year in Antwerp, remains in buoyant mood despite the current choppy waters facing much of the global marketplace.
Views: 549
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Beluga Projects opens for business in Norway

March 9 - March 09 - Under the name, Beluga Projects (Norway) AS, German heavy lift shipping line, Beluga Shipping GmbH has opened its first Nordic branch office in Stavanger.
Views: 568
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Heavy lift and transport helps Smit exceed 2007's record results

March 6 - March 06 - Rotterdam-based Smit Internationale has enjoyed bullish results in 2008, thanks in part to heavy lift and transport activities, achieving the marked increase in net results for the second half of 2008 that was predicted in August last year.
Views: 775
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Back to the drawing board

March 4 - March 04 - A redesigned Aspen 40 Ton 5-axle crane dolly has been delivered to Mammoet Crane in Edmonton, Alberta to connect to their Liebherr 1400 hydraulic
Views: 246
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Intermarine takes delivery of Industrial Egret

March 4 - March 04 - Intermarine has taken delivery of Industrial Egret, the second in a series of four newbuldings which will enter the shipping line's fleet over the next 12 months.
Views: 448
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Network launched for heavy lift equipment owners

March 4 - March 04 - A new network for owners of heavy haulage and abnormal loads equipment has been launched by the directors of WWPC complementing networks that already exist for global project cargo forwarders.
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