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Equipment News from November 2009

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Martin Bencher opens in Singapore

November 30 - November 30 - The Martin Bencher Group has opened a branch office in Singapore under the name MB Projects Pte Ltd and concentrating on project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargoes.
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Liebherr claims 'Crane of Year' award

November 27 - November 27 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH has been presented with the 'Crane of the Year' award for its LHM 280 crane at an awards event, organised by International Bulk Journal, and described as 'a salute to excellence in the Maritime Bulk Industry'.
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Advance International helps power Bulgarian shipbuilding

November 26 - November 26 - Global project cargo forwarder Advance International Transport Inc has commenced a three-year contract to provide heavy lift transport management services for Japanese-built ship engines destined for a multi bulk-carrier order being undertak
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Breakbulk regional focus highlights 3PL opportunities

November 26 - November 26 - A regional market focus on Australia during the Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition from 26-27 January in Singapore next year will highlight the tremendous freight forwarding opportunities fuelled by AUD112.5 billion (USD10
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Breakbulk Asia sets out to charting the recovery

November 26 - November 26 - The 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition, a large and important gathering for companies involved in the shipping of heavy lift, project cargo and traditional breakbulk will convene under the banner 'Charting the Recovery'.
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Heavy lifts for Danbrit Shipping

November 25 - November 25 - Danbrit Shipping, which offers specialised handling of heavy cargoes through its terminals on the River Humber in the UK, recently handled the transport of a 100-tonne transformer from Germany to Lowestoft.
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ALS moves tunnel borer from Canada To Argentina

November 24 - November 24 - Abnormal Load Services (International) Ltd (ALS) has completed the delivery of an ME310SE Series 24500 tunnel boring machine (TBM), plus back up system from Canada to Argentina on behalf of LOVAT Inc, Canada - a wholly owned division of Cate
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Younger Niche claims new overland record

November 20 - November 20 - China-based forwarder, Younger Niche (YNL) is staking a claim for the largest piece of equipment ever moved by road transport in ZhangJiaGang, Jiangsu Province.
Views: 449
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HUGO STINNES strengthens SANMEX service

November 17 - November 17 - HUGO STINNES SCHIFFAHRT is upgrading its monthly multipurpose service from North Europe to the Caribbean and the US Gulf.
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Darka for Trading strikes gold in Eritrea

November 17 - November 17 - History was made in November when a project cargo consignment was moved for the first time across the Sudan/Eritrea border following landing at Port Sudan, Sudan. The consignment, an 82 tonne crane was destined for Bisha gold mine in Eritrea
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TRANSY moves space equipment

November 16 - November 16 - Transport Systems Ltd (TRANSY), the Russian member of the Worldwide Project Consortium, has transported consignments of space station equipment for the European Space Agency's Guiana Space Centre (GSC).
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WWPC reveals new members

November 16 - November 16 - With immediate effect, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) is exclusively represented in Mauritius by Relocation and Moving Solutions Ltd.
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Barcelona Propeller Club honours founder

November 13 - November 13 - Edward Bacon is known throughout the heavy lift and project forwarding world as one of the most experienced operators in Spain, working with UTT, part of the ALG Group, reports Oliver Ward
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Boskalis and Smit announce merger

November 12 - November 12 - Royal Boskalis Westminster nv (Boskalis) and Smit Internationale nv (Smit) have reached agreement on a full merger of the two companies, whereby all the activities of Smit will be continued in the combined company (the Group).
Views: 442
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Leighton, Saipem win Gorgon deal

November 12 - November 12 - Leighton Contractors, in consortium with Saipem, have been selected as the preferred proponent to develop the Chevron Gorgon LNG Jetty and Marine Structures project.
Views: 330
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Spedition Kuebler load closes German highway

November 12 - November 12 - Spedition Kuebler has transported an abnormal load of heavy machinery destined for a moulding press which is being assembled in Volkingen, Germany.
Views: 329
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Neukirch moves power and turning machinery

November 10 - November 10 - Bremen-based project cargo forwarder F. W. Neukirch Internationale Spedition, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, recently transported a 61 tonne transformer for a North German power supply company.
Views: 303
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Bahwan Wagenborg sets sail in Oman

November 10 - November 10 - Established just last month, Bahwan Wagenborg Heavylift & Oilfield Services LLC is a strategic alliance between the Suhail Bahwan Group, one of Oman's foremost business houses and Royal Wagenborg from The Netherlands, a strong multi-discipli
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Multitrade Spain supports public transport investments

November 9 - November 9 - Barcelona-based project cargo forwarder Multitrade Spain, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has been involved in a range of heavy lift movements associated with passenger infrastructure projects in North Africa and South
Views: 498
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Hat-trick for Magdenli

November 6 - November 6 - Magdenli Transport and Trade Co, a specialist heavy haulage and crane operator based in Turkey and a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has arranged the movement of three different industrial projects.
Views: 454
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Best in class project forwarders vie for UK Forwarders award

November 5 - November 5 - Four project cargo forwarders are vying for the honour of taking away the Project Forwarding Award at the 2009 Freight Service Awards organised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org.
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Volga-Dnepr Airlines wins BACA award

November 4 - November 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has been voted 'Best Cargo Charter Airline of the Year 2009' by the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA).
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Heavy Lift Group meets in Barcelona

November 4 - November 4 - Members of The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) are gathering for their 45th Conference at the Grand Marina Hotel in Barcelona starting with a reception and dinner on 6th November, writes Oliver Ward.
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Last chance to book for Rio heavy lift mini-seminar

November 3 - November 3 - A last minute invitation to join a mini-seminar in Brazil this coming Friday (Nov 6) covering safety issues around heavy lift operations has been made by its organiser.
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Imperial takes delivery of third Sany crawler crane

November 3 - November 3 - Illinois-based US crane retailer and rental company Imperial Crane Services has taken delivery of its third crawler crane, a 285 tonne SCC2500C, from Chinese manufacturer Sany Heavy Industry.
Views: 179
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Agility Americas moves headquarters

November 3 - November 3 - Agility has moved its Americas regional headquarters to a new, improved facility located in Irving, California.
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A fair wind for heavy lift after Sino-US trade agreement

November 3 - November 3 - The outcome of the Hangzhou meeting of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has sent mixed messages to heavy lift and project cargo forwarders involved in the movement of wind farm components to China.
Views: 315
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Strategic alliance for PB Sea-Tow and Bok Seng Group

November 3 - November 3 - The Singapore-based Bok Seng Group and Auckland-based PB Sea-Tow have created a strategic alliance to offer one-stop project and heavy lift cargo transportation solutions in South East Asia.
Views: 439
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Heavy lift buoys Manitowoc

November 2 - November 2 - Reports in the international business media suggest that the heavy lift segment of Manitowoc's crane business is holding up well, mainly helped by considerable spending on infrastructure and energy in markets such as the Middle East, Brazil,
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