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Equipment News from December 2010

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GPLN adds two more

December 30 - December 30 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is ending 2010 on a high note with the appointment of new members in Egypt and Brazil.
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China Navigation orders eight MPVs

December 29 - December 29 - The China Navigation Company Pte (CNCo), the deep sea shipping arm of the Swire group, has ordered eight multipurpose vessels each of 31,000 dwt and valued at a total of USD300 million, to be bulit at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Ouhu
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Sri Lankan freight company considers expansion

December 29 - December 29 - Sri Lankan freight forwarder FPS Lanka is considering setting up offices in the new southern port of Hambantota and in eastern Trincomalee harbour to handle an anticipated influx of cargo flows for post-war reconstruction.
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Three up for ALE

December 28 - December 28 - ALE has completed a brace of jobs in the last few days.
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Liebherr celebrates milestone delivery

December 23 - December 23 - Crane manufacturer Liebherr is celebrating the delivery of its 300th LTM 1500-8.1, described by the company as the most successful telescopic crane of its class, anywhere in the world.
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Konecranes agrees refinancing package

December 22 - December 22 - Konecranes has signed a new EUR200 million (USD262 million) five-year Revolving Credit Facility with its core relationship banks.
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Mobile app for crane hand signals available

December 14 - December 14 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) now offers a free mobile app for instantly accessing all necessary crane hand signals. The new app is available in the iTunes App Store and Blackberry App World.
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Back to the classroom at Breakbulk Asia

December 13 - December 13 - Next month's third annual Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition in Singapore is offering two opportunities for industry professionals to brush up their training or to acquire new skills that can lead to accreditation and form
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Liebherr LR 13000 crawler crane lifts 3,371 tonne test load

December 9 - December 9 - Further to the news item uploaded here on December 7, Liebherr has now confirmed that its new LR 13000 has successfully completed a lift of more than 3,000 tonnes during tests currently being conducted.
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SC&RA sets date for specialized transportation symposium

December 7 - December 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will host its annual Specialized Transportation Symposium in Indianapolis between March 2-4, 2011 with more than 300 specialized carriers, state and federal government officials, research
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Amarcon confirms RollDock order

December 7 - December 7 - Amarcon has confirmed that RollDock has ordered OCTOPUS-Onboard for its newbuild multipurpose heavy lift vessel, RollDock Sea which is due to be delivered soon. This vessel is a sister ship of RollDock Sun - pictured below - which has been in
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