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Equipment News from June 2010

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Inaugural breakbulk education day seeks sponsors

June 30 - June 30 - A day-long programme of education courses aimed at developing the next generation of breakbulk executives will be held at the 21st Annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition in October this year in Houston. This is the fi
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GPLN adds to Chinese network

June 29 - June 29 - Qingdao Ocean Logistics Company has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Kuehne + Nagel puts its foot on the gas in the Sahara

June 28 - June 28 - SNC-Lavalin, one of the world's leading engineering and construction groups, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a contract for global logistics services related to its EUR785 million (USD972) project with Sonatrach, Algeria's national oil and gas compan
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Jumbo delivers to super Jumbo

June 28 - June 28 - Jumbo Shipping's Stellanova is pictured in Rotterdam delivering offshore equipment to the second largest crane vessel in the world, the Saipem 7000.
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Port of Longview considers property lease

June 25 - June 25 - At a special meeting today, Port of Longview Commissioners will consider leasing 35 acres in the Port's West Industrial Park to IDM Longview, LLC and Skyline Steel, a subsidiary of the world's largest steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal.
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ABN Amro banks on craneless lift

June 24 - June 24 - Dutch specialised lifting company FG International has completed the installation of a rooftop sign for Dutch financial house ABN Amro.
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Be a winner and learn safe heavy lift handling

June 24 - June 24 - Tomorrow sees the latest two-day seminar on safe heavy transport and lifting by HLPFI safety expert Richard L. Krabbendam and the chance to win a new iPad.
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Cargo Equipment Experts names first Chinese member

June 23 - June 23 - Shanghai-based Intermax Logistics Solution has joined the fast-expanding Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) as its first Chinese member; registered in the network's haulage, stevedores and port operators service categories.
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Cool shipment for Albacor Shipping

June 23 - June 23 - Albacor Shipping USA has handled the transport of two huge cold boxes from the Port of Robinson, Canada to the construction site in Wloclawek / Poland via the Port of Gdansk.
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CEE debuts in Egypt

June 21 - June 21 - Cairo-based, National Transport & Overseas Services Co (NOSCO) has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network as its first Egyptian member.
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SC&RA to hold financial & risk management forum

June 21 - June 21 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will hold its 2010 Financial & Risk Management Forum, October 27-28, at The Westin Park Central, Dallas, Texas.
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SAL on the double

June 21 - June 21 - On behalf of SVITZER Sverige AB, SAL has transported two brand-new tug boats, each weighing 500 tonnes from Gothenburg in Sweden to Newcastle in Australia.
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Arshiya Logistics doubles up

June 18 - June 18 - Two recently completed projects by Arshiya Logistics of Qatar have seen the global logistics service provider move a 750 tonne crane from Qatar to Korea, followed by a consignment of used construction equipment to Malaysia.
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Dockwise comes to aid of Gulf clean-up efforts

June 18 - June 18 - Leading marine contractor Dockwise has despatched its semi-submersible heavy lift ship Mighty Servant 3 to the clean-up operation in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Bigge hoists led to a bridge over troubled waters

June 18 - June 18 - Bigge Crane and Rigging's crane rental division was contracted to lay girders on a construction project to widen the American River Bridge at Sacramento, California.
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Date announced for crane and rigging workshop

June 16 - June 16 - Hundreds of attendees from around the world are expected at the Crane & Rigging Workshop to be held by the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), September 22-24 at The Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, USA.
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Quay move for Felixstowe South cranes

June 16 - June 16 - The first three ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been delivered to the Port of Felixstowe's new Felixstowe South development.
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Port of Albany gets further stimulus

June 15 - June 15 - Further to our news item of April 28, reports in the local media suggest that the Port of Albany has secured USD5 million in federal stimulus funding to pay for the next phase of a wharf replacement project.
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Europa Worldwide Logistics launches project forwarding division

June 11 - June 11 - UK transport and logistics company, Europa Worldwide Logistics has created a project forwarding division to provide specialist logistics solutions for any size of cargo, from urgent airfreight shipments to entire large-scale, heavy lift projects
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Trio of lifts for ALE

June 10 - June 10 - Heavy lift specialist, ALE has successfully performed the transport and installation of a trio of heavy equipment items at a new paper mill for Portuguese papermaker Soporcel at Figueira Foz, Portugal.
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First glimpse of Cargolux's new era

June 9 - June 9 - Boeing has rolled out the first B747-8F for Cargolux from its paint hangar in Seattle. The aircraft sports a new livery that will be applied to the entire Cargolux 747-8F fleet.
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New MD for Andersen Shipping Company

June 8 - June 8 - Christina Andersen-Martin has been promoted to the new managing director of Singapore-based Andersen Shipping Company, succeeding her younger brother Oliver Andersen (33) at the family-controlled business.
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Coyne Airways boosts US sales activity

June 8 - June 8 - Maindeck heavy lift cargo operator Coyne Airways has appointed a dedicated sales team in the USA to market its extensive network of air cargo delivery services to the Caspian region, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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PPG names new member in Thailand

June 8 - June 8 - Heavy lift freight forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed leading multimodal transport specialist Sea-Concert (Thailand) as a project support member.
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PPG names new member in Thailand

June 8 - June 8 - Heavy lift freight forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed leading multimodal transport specialist Sea-Concert (Thailand) as a project support member.
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Beluga ships twins to Africa

June 7 - June 7 - Two car ferries, each capable of carrying 1,500 passengers and up to 65 cars, are being shipped on a two-week voyage from Germany to Kenya on a vessel from the Beluga fleet.
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Out with the old, in with the new

June 4 - June 4 - ALE recently helped with the replacement of an old with a new stator at the Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant project in Mexico.
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STX Pan Ocean wins semi-sub contract

June 4 - June 4 - STX Pan Ocean has won a shipbuilding contract worth at least USD40 million to build a semi-submersible heavy lift vessel.
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Slowdown in US wind energy installations forecast

June 1 - June 1 - A study from IHS Emerging Energy Research forecasts that 6.3 to 7.1 GW of wind energy installations could be installed in the USA in 2010, 40 to 60 percent lower than the 9.8 GW installed last year.
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