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Equipment News from August 2010

Mediaco Maxilift wins an award for bridging the gap thumbnail image

Mediaco Maxilift wins an award for bridging the gap

August 27 - August 27 - Marseilles-based materials handling and lifting company Mediaco Maxilift has won an ESTA Award by the European Association for Heavy Transport and Mobile Cranes for work it undertook on a significant bridge contract in Landevennes, France.
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Patton is appointed at GCM

August 26 - August 26 - Houston-based Gulf Coast Mats (GCM) has appointed Jason Patton to the position of business development.
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Heavy lift in double-digit growth at GPA's Port of Brunswick thumbnail image

Heavy lift in double-digit growth at GPA's Port of Brunswick

August 26 - August 26 - While container traffic at the Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Port of Savannah exceeded a quarter million teu in July 2010, marking the best month ever in GPA's history and continuing eight consecutive months of double-digit growth, heavy lif
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First F-Class vessel for Intermarine thumbnail image

First F-Class vessel for Intermarine

August 25 - August 25 - Intermarine is taking delivery of Industrial Freedom, the first of its next generation of multipurpose heavy lift ships.
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Cargo network adds Shanghai thumbnail image

Cargo network adds Shanghai

August 25 - August 25 - Asia Imperial Cargo Logistics Co Ltd has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE).
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LogSys software goes live at three bulk terminals thumbnail image

LogSys software goes live at three bulk terminals

August 23 - August 23 - Belgian software house LogSys has installed its LGS.Stevedore browser-based application designed and developed to manage port terminals at three Belgian cargo terminals.
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Jurong Shipyard chooses Aveva for legacy data management thumbnail image

Jurong Shipyard chooses Aveva for legacy data management

August 23 - August 23 - Singapore-based shipbuilder Jurong Shipyard (JSPL), a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has selected Aveva Marine (12 Series) as an engineering and design solution for major marine and offshore projects.
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WWPC adds Libyan member thumbnail image

WWPC adds Libyan member

August 23 - August 23 - Tripoli-headquartered, Arroban International Shipping Co has been appointed as an exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC).
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Bigge acquires third Manitowoc 16000 crawler thumbnail image

Bigge acquires third Manitowoc 16000 crawler

August 20 - August 20 - California-based crane rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased a third Manitowoc 16000 and made it immediately available for hiring. The heavy-boom 16000 is optimised for wind turbine erection.
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Upgrade for UK abnormal loads website thumbnail image

Upgrade for UK abnormal loads website

August 20 - August 20 - In the UK, the Highways Agency has upgraded its free online service for hauliers which provides a quick and easy route planning and notification system for transporting abnormal loads, in the interests of maximising road safety and reducing co
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Senior Bechtel executive to deliver keynote speech in Houston thumbnail image

Senior Bechtel executive to deliver keynote speech in Houston

August 20 - August 20 - David Hammerle, Bechtel Corp's corporate manager of procurement and contracts and principal vice president, will deliver the keynote address at the 21st annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition, to be held October 12-
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Immediate success for Scheuerle's InterCombi PB thumbnail image

Immediate success for Scheuerle's InterCombi PB

August 17 - August 17- A sixty-tonne processing machine 13m long, 3m wide and 3.4m is one of the latest heavy lift movements to utilise German handling equipment manufacturer Scheuerle's InterCombi PB (Power Booster) with shiftable drive axles.
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Konecranes restructures regions thumbnail image

Konecranes restructures regions

August 17 - August 17 - Effective September 1, Konecranes will combine its South Asia Pacific (SAP) and Northeast Asia (NEA) regions into a new Asia-Pacific (APAC) Region, headed by Ryan Flynn who has been senior vice president and head of Konecranes' operations in t
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Heavy lift and project work holds up for Agility thumbnail image

Heavy lift and project work holds up for Agility

August 16 - August 16 - Second quarter results for 2010 continue to reflect a pivotal year for Agility as the US troop drawdown in Iraq continues and some of its large US government contracts enter their final option year.
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Magdenli handles Turkish power plant duo thumbnail image

Magdenli handles Turkish power plant duo

August 16 - August 16 - Ankara-based freight forwarder Magdenli Transport and Trade Co has safely handled the transportation of abnormal loads for two major Turkish power plant projects.
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Fairplayer deployed for Mangalore expansion thumbnail image

Fairplayer deployed for Mangalore expansion

August 16 - August 16 - A Jumbo Shipping J-class ship has been involved in the movement of the first tranche of heavy lift and out-of-gauge cargoes from Hazira, India to New Mangalore Port for the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) expansion project.
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ACS flies tricky load to Nigerian FPSO thumbnail image

ACS flies tricky load to Nigerian FPSO

August 12 - August 12 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) London office recently arranged two charters for a very awkward load from France into Nigeria.
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Newbuild hulls boost Rotterdam project cargoes thumbnail image

Newbuild hulls boost Rotterdam project cargoes

August 11 - August 11 - HLPFI has been advised that in the first six months of 2010 the port of Rotterdam has handled 245,000 tonnes of 'other general cargo' at the buoys in the Waalhaven basin.
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UAE distributor for Modulift thumbnail image

UAE distributor for Modulift

August 10 - August 10 - Modulift, a leading supplier of spreader beams and heavy lifting equipment, has appointed Alnasr Technical Trading Agencies as exclusive distributor in the United Arab Emirates.
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Mega Passion collects mid-ship blocks thumbnail image

Mega Passion collects mid-ship blocks

August 9 - August 9 - Mega Passion, a semi-submersible heavy lift ship, successfully delivered to TPI Mega Line by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in June, is seen loaded with midship blocks for Heerema collected from the DSSC Yantai Yard in China.
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NATREX scores a Mexican hatrick thumbnail image

NATREX scores a Mexican hatrick

August 6 - August 6 - The Moscow-based NATREX Group has handled the delivery of a hydroelectric generator, plus auxiliary items to be installed at 750-megawatt La Yesca power station in Mexico.
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Industrial Echo calls Houston thumbnail image

Industrial Echo calls Houston

August 3 - August 3 - In July, Industrial Echo - the most recent addition to Intermarine's fleet, which was delivered in mid January, made its the first call at Industrial Terminals in Houston joining the shipping line's South Americas service.
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3PL network urges strategic approach to project cargo training thumbnail image

3PL network urges strategic approach to project cargo training

August 2 - August 2 - Further to the news uploaded on July 8, over dimensional cargo freight forwarders are being urged to take a strategic approach to training and register key employees for the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management available durin
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Official launch for Shuttlelift's new SB Series thumbnail image

Official launch for Shuttlelift's new SB Series

August 2 - August 2 - Shuttlelift has officially unveiled its new SB Series, a new line of single-beam, rubber-tyred gantry cranes designed to provide state-of-the-art lifting solutions and a broad range of cost-saving benefits.
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