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Equipment News from March 2010

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Green energy boost for Medden Shipping and Trading

March 30 - March 30 - Medden Shipping & Trading, the Turkish member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has had a busy start to 2010 with renewable energy projects stimulating business.
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New platform trailer from Kamag and Scheuerle

March 30 - March 30 - German special heavy lift vehicle manufacturer Kamag and sister company Scheuerle are presenting the new K25 platform trailer, available as a trailing unit or self-propelled and based on the new universal development platform of the TII Group,
Views: 392
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Heavy lift capacity grows in south Pacific

March 30 - March 30 - Local media reports are suggesting that heavy lift shipping capacity is set to increase in Fiji and the south Pacific following a major expansion of the shipping arm of the Australia-based Carpenters Group.
Views: 564
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Blade transport needs prompts Scheuerle design work

March 29 - March 29 - The TII Group (consisting of Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag) has identified the alternative power generating industry as a growth sector and designed a range of equipment for the transport of offshore and onshore plants for this challenging indus
Views: 449
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Sea Star Line to call at Philly for its heavy lift crane

March 26 - March 26 - Sea Star Line, which describes itself as a "lift-on carrier for out-of-gauge cargoes" and operates container/ro-ro ships between Jacksonville, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean region, will add a weekly call at Philadelphia in April.
Views: 556
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 25 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
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Stedergroup handles port construction equipment

March 25 - March 25 - StederGroup, the Dutch member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has managed the transport of port construction and dredging equipment from the Netherlands to two UK ports.
Views: 505
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Contract boost for India's Direct Logistics

March 22 - March 22 - GPLN member Direct Logistics India Pvt Ltd has been awarded a contract to handle the inbound logistics for fortune 500 entity Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited - one of India's largest and fastest-growing public sector engineering giants.
Views: 615
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Aussie forwarder sees in the new year - Chinese-style

March 17 - March 17 - Whilst many freight and logistics groups are crying into their beers, the Melbourne partner of the Famous Pacific Shipping Group invited over 100 favoured guests to a slap up meal at one of the city's best Cantonese restaurants.
Views: 831
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Integra Port Services orders another Gottwald crane

March 15 - March 15 - Integra Port Services has ordered another HMK 260 E mobile harbour crane from Gottwald Port Technology for its operations within the public terminal in the river port of Paramaribo, Suriname.
Views: 642
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Trio of new members enlist in CEE network

March 15 - March 15 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) has named three more companies that have enlisted into the network for equipment owners and supporting industry.
Views: 520
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Just days left before Perth heavy lift seminar

March 15 - March 15 - Readers are reminded that there are just days remaining before the first in a series of two-day heavy transport and lifting seminars being given by heavy list specialist and HLPFI columnist, Richard L Krabbendam.
Views: 616
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Hattrick of reactors handled by SAL

March 12 - March 12 - In Kandla port, India, SAL's Anne-Sofie discharged three reactors weighing 703 tonnes, 724 tonnes and 848 tonnes, respectively and all more than 30 m in length.
Views: 538
Reports of STX Pan Ocean MOU with China's Zhenhua Logistics Group thumbnail image

Reports of STX Pan Ocean MOU with China's Zhenhua Logistics Group

March 12 - March 12 - STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest bulk shipping line, is reported to have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Zhenhua Logistics Group covering heavy lift transportation services closely connected to offshore engineering projects.
Views: 578
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CSL publishes further Chile transport infrastructure update

March 12 - March 12 - CSL, a marine insurance industry provider of professional claims, risk control and recovery services has released a further update of conditions in Chilean ports and hinterland, two weeks after the country was rocked by a major earthquake on Fe
Views: 473
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CSL publishes Chile transport infrastructure update

March 11 - March 11 - CSL, a provider of professional claims, risk control and recovery services to the marine insurance industry, has released an update of conditions of ports and hinterland connections in Chile two weeks after the country was rocked by a major ear
Views: 426
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New member for Militzer & M

March 10 - March 10 - Hamburg-based full service forwarder and logistics specialist Militzer & M
Views: 937
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Seajacks to double fleet in 2012

March 8 - March 8 - Seajacks International has entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the basic design package for two or more newbuild wind farm installation jack-up vessels.
Views: 284
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Sloman Neptun launches Italy-Algeria link

March 8 - March 8 - A new shipping link between Italy and Algeria is set to launch later this month, operated by Sloman Neptun Shipping and Transport, writes Kirsten Shepherd.
Views: 679
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SMIT achieves solid results

March 5 - March 5 - According to the company CEO, SMIT continued to realise good financial results in 2009 despite the worldwide recession which impacted on its business.
Views: 797
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Sarah Spivey takes the helm at Modulift

March 5 - March 5 - UK-based global engineering company Modulift has appointed Sarah Spivey as group managing director. Spivey plans to make expansion of the company a priority.
Views: 666
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Bulgaria and Serbia members for WWPC

March 4 - March 4 - Two branches of Romanian heavy lift operator Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo Srl have joined the Worldwide Project Consortium as exclusive members in Bulgaria and Serbia.
Views: 807
Hickler takes over at Agility as CEO Asia Pacific thumbnail image

Hickler takes over at Agility as CEO Asia Pacific

March 3 - March 3 - Hans Hickler has joined global logistics group Agility as new CEO for the Asia Pacific, replacing Wolfgang Hollermann who is to work in a global advisory role to Essa Al-Saleh, Agility president and CEO.
Views: 748
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 1 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
Views: 859
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Bisso Marine reels in success with lift

March 1 - March 1 - Houston-based marine and energy services specialist Bisso Marine has loaded a 281 tonne umbilical reel onto an offshore installation ship in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 541
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UK companies look to offshore wind turbine opportunities

March 1 - March 1 - A strategic investment of up to USD150 million in the UK offshore wine turbine R&D could lead to significant opportunities for offshore and onshore heavy lift operators and project cargo forwarders in the coming years, industry observers predict
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