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Equipment News from April 2009

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MACS clarifies Alphaliner story

April 29 - April 29 - Following a report by AXS Alphaliner that MACS has removed two ships from its Europe-South Africa multi-purpose and breakbulk service, a spokesman for MACS has moved to reassure customers that there will be little impact on the frequency or spa
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Sea trials for Jumbo Jubilee

April 29 - April 29 - Jumbo Shipping's new J-1800-class heavy lift vessel, Jumbo Jubilee, has left the Damen shipyard in Galatz, Romania, for sea trials, prior to delivery very soon.
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Albany upgrades

April 28 - April 28 - HLPFI understands that the Port of Albany in the USA is about to begin a multi-million dollar construction project to replace a large portion of its old wooden wharf system.
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Freeport golf tournament tees-up dollars for children's charity

April 28 - April 28 - Port Freeport has raised almost 15,000 dollars for Brazoria County Association for Citizens with Handicaps (BACHS), a charitable organisation which provides care and treatment for disabled children and their families.
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Nooteboom unveils latest transport solutions

April 27 - April 27 - Nooteboom continues to remain innovative in its development and production of transport solutions as it unveils its latest models, The Ballast Semi-trailer and The Masttransporter.
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Expert hosts heavy lift seminars

April 20 - April 20 - A one-day seminar, Heavy Lift Transport & Lifting, is to be held in Houston on the 8th May 2009 on the 'do's and don'ts' of the heavy lift industry, hosted by Richard L Krabbendam, a 36-year veteran of the high and heavy industry.
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Additional Goldhofer axle lines for Berard

April 17 - April 17 - Berard Transportation Inc of Louisiana has invested in a further 20 Goldhofer axle lines with two power packs of type PST/ES-E in an effort to reinforce its leading market position in the US heavy-load sector.
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Charles Gee in heavy haulage division launch

April 16 - April 16 - UK transport company and freight forwarder Charles Gee Group is in the process of launching a specialist heavy haulage division, to be based at London Heathrow, in order to serve the complex project and out of gauge cargo markets.
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Mundra Port builds project cargo capabilities

April 15 - April 15 - India's Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (MPSEZL) is developing as a facility for the handling of over dimensional and heavy project cargoes in India.
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Focus on civil engineering

April 15 - April 15 - In the upcoming May / June edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding, we will analyse developments in the civil engineering environment that are impacting on the demand and supply of heavy lift shipping capacity.
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Rail is the answer for SRT

April 13 - April 13 - The services of Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) were recently required by two clients, one wishing to transport a rotary dryer from USA to Canada and the other requiring two 14' storage vessels weighing a total of 563 tonnes lbs to be taken to
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Cometto names US rep

April 10 - April 10 - Kitchen's Crane & Equipment has been appointed US dealer for the Italian Cometto range of specialised heavy lift transport equipment.
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Atlantic Street Capital Acquires EZE Trucking

April 9 - April 9 - Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle-market special situation and deep value investments, has acquired EZE Trucking, a leading provider of specialist logistics services for the infrastructure market.
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Krabbendam takes seminar to Houston

April 9 - April 9 - Anyone planning to visit next month's Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, may wish to consider extending their stay and attending Richard Krabbendam's mini-Seminar on heavy transport and lifting on May 8th.
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HMS Endurance returns to the UK

April 9 - April 9 - HMS Endurance has arrived back in the UK onboard Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible vessel, Target.
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Durban awaits gantry cranes

April 8 - April 8 - The specialist Chinese heavy lift vessel, Zhen Hua 23 is scehduled to enter Durban harbour on Friday morning loaded with two rail mounted gantry cranes for the South African port's Pier 1 rail terminal.
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MarineLink appoints Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada

April 7 - April 7 - MarineLink has announced the appointment of Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada as its non-exclusive agent to market and sell transportation services related to the former's vessel, MarineLink Explorer, as well as the tugs and barges in the MarineLink fle
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Salazar plugs wind

April 7 - April 7 - According to reports in the international media, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has said that windmills off the U.S. East Coast could generate enough electricity to replace most, if not all, the coal-fired power plants in the United
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Historic UK shipyard equipment sails for India

April 6 - April 6 - The end of era is truly at hand, with the UK's Port of Tyne witnessing the final departure of the Swan Hunter floating drydock, which Fairstar Heavy Transport, working with Offshore Heavy Transport AS (OHT) successfully loaded at the weekend, al
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WWPC off to Frankfurt

April 6 - April 6 - Heavy lift and project forwarder network, WWPC, will hold its 9th annual conference at the Westin Grand Hotel in Frankfurt, between May 28-30.
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Sri Lanka project lifts FPS outlook

April 6 - April 6 - Famous Pacific Shipping Lanka (Pvt) Ltd (FPS) is seeing significant volumes of cargo beginning to move following its appointment as the preferred local freight partner by Danish contractor MT H
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Dockwise gets its sub

April 3 - April 3 - According to reports in Canada's national press, HMCS Chicoutimi, one of the Canadian military's four submarines, is due to arrive in Victoria, BC, in about 30 days from Halifax aboard one of Dockwise USA's heavy lift ships. The value of the con
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Successful cooperation for WWPC members

April 3 - April 3 - WWPC members, Maxlines International and Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping have cooperated during the shipment of a ship's steel block from Jiangyin port, China to a shipbuilding yard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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Almajdouie moves evaporators for Marafiq Project

April 3 - April 3 - Almajdouie Heavy Lift Transport and Engineering (MHL) has transported super heavy and oversize evaporator modules from Bilfal Heavy Industry to Marafiq IWPP Project Site in Jubail.
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