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Equipment News from August 2009

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Heavy lift bonus for Panalpina

August 28 - August 28 - High and heavy activities are not a core activity for global forwarder Panalpina's airfreight arm but at present the sector is proving a lifeline in the current economic misery faced by the global freight forwarding industry.
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Record profits for Tiong Woon

August 28 - August 28 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon, a leading, one-stop integrated services provider of infrastructure businesses for the oil and gas, petrochemical, power and construction industries, has announced record profits for its financial year ending 30 June
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World Crane and Transport Summit 2009

August 27 - August 27 - The countdown has started for the inaugural World Crane and Transport Summit 2009 which will take place on 22 and 23 October 2009 at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam.
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Demag results slide

August 27 - August 27 - Demag Cranes AG has seen its results suffer a "dramatic decline" in the third quarter of its 2009 financial year.
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Kuehne + Nagel opens in Sochi

August 25 - August 25 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new facility in Sochi, Russia and anticipates that the new facility will be directly involved in providing logistics and transportation services to official contractors of the Olympic Winter Games 2014.
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Cargoes keep rolling for ALS

August 21 - August 21 - As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, ALS continues to see a diverse array of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes.
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Bye, bye, BC: thanks to Dockwise

August 20 - August 20 - Local Canadian media reports indicate that a Dockwise semi-submersible heavy lift ship will help draw a line under a political scandal in British Columbia.
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Project cargo forwarding network expands membership categories

August 20 - August 20 - Transport equipment owners, operators and other service providers have been invited to join the Project Professionals Group following the overdimensional freight forwarding network's decision to introduce new membership categories.
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Air Charter International eyes prospects of emerging markets

August 18 - August 18 - Commenting on Boeing's recent World Air Cargo Forecast (WACF), Air Charter International has expressed its confidence that it is well-placed to capitalise on the projected tripling of world air cargo traffic over the next 20 years.
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New equipment delivered to new Vietnam gateway

August 17 - August 17 - Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) has taken delivery of four rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes and two quay cranes, the first of three major deliveries expected from Shanghai-based crane manufacture Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries, for
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Huisman launches customised range of wind turbine installation cranes

August 17 - August 17 - Huisman, the Dutch-based manufacturer of lifting, drilling and subsea equipment, has expanded its heavy lifting product range with a range of wind turbine installation cranes which can be customised. The company has designed the tailor-made cr
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Positive results for CEE network

August 11 - August 11 - Service providers all over the world have positively welcomed the June 2009 start-up of Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE).
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Rickmers-Linie establishes UK liner agency

August 11 - August 11 - Hamburg-headquartered Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie KG, specialist in the transport of breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargoes, and Escombe Lambert Holdings Ltd have established a new liner agency company in the UK, Rickmers-Linie Agency Ltd.
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Russian forwarder sees wind power potential

August 10 - August 10 - Russia could breathe new life into the country's project forwarding sector by investing in wind power technology, according to one local operator.
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Northeast Passage opened by heavy lift shipping

August 10 - August 10 - While the famed North West passage across the top of North America is often discussed as a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, less well known is the potential 12,800 km Northeast Passage across the top of Russia.
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Gottwald's going Poti

August 7 - August 7 - The Black Sea port of Poti in Georgia has ordered two HMK 260 E mobile harbour cranes from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald).
Views: 691
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WWPC names Romanian member

August 6 - August 6 - Lion Shipping & Chartering SRL has been appointed as the exclusive member in Romania of the project forwarder network - Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC).
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Two new members for cargo equipment owners network

August 6 - August 6 - The recently founded network for cargo equipment owners, Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd, has named Barcelona-based Multitrade Spain SRL as its new member in Spain and Bremen-based F. W. Neukirch (GmbH & Co.) KG - Internationale Spedition as its ne
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Results show times are tough

August 6 - August 6 - A raft of Q2 and H1 2009 results published in the last few days has demonstrated a very clear trend in the industry that has reflected the wider global picture: while all companies are down, US-based companies are more down than the rest.
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Beluga carries world's largest buoy

August 5 - August 5 - It took the combined skills of shipping line, client and manufacturer to move a buoy some 27 metres high and weighing more than 1100 tons from Indonesia to an offshore location in the Gulf of Mexico.
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SAL expands in Australasia

August 3 - August 3 - Heavy lift carrier Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL) has opened a new office in Fremantle, western Australia, in an expansion of its Australasian operations.
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