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Equipment News from March 2011

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Royal Cargo Invests in new cranes

March 30 - March 30 - Royal Cargo, a leading heavy lift service provider in the Philippines, has recently added two new cranes to its fleet of heavy lift equipment.
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PPG powers up with renewable energy

March 30 - March 30 - Heavy lift project forwarding network the Project Professionals Group plans to power up its renewable energy transportation expertise during the Windpower Conference and Exhibition in Anaheim, California, from May 22-25.
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PCN reveals new member in Qatar

March 30 - March 30 - Bin Yousef Cargo Express W.L.L. has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in Qatar.
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First ship of the season for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

March 30 - March 30 - Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor celebrated the opening of its 41st international shipping season with the arrival of Wagenborg Shipping's Avonborg, carring 75 of the longest wind turbine blades in existence in North America on their journey from E
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Ter Linden takes charge of more Liebherr cranes thumbnail image

Ter Linden takes charge of more Liebherr cranes

March 30 - March 30 - Ter Linden Craning bv has added a second Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 and two mobile cranes of the Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 type to the LTM 11200-9.1 that was delivered in mid-2010.
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Terra Marique delivers pair of heavy cargoes

March 29 - March 29 - Robert Wynn & Sons' Terra Marique has successfully delivered two 270 tonne quad boosters, becoming one the largest vessel in modern times to navigate the River Ribble upstream of Preston Docks in the north of the UK.
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New management team at Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik (NMF)

March 28 - March 28 - Hamburg-based, Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik GmbH (NMF), a major player in the production of deck cranes with an emphasis on heavy-duty cranes, has appointed Ralf Ressel as ceo and Goran Curic as coo, in a move which has also seen the departure o
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Ahlers scores hat-trick of successful project moves

March 28 - March 28 - Belgian heavy lift material handling company Ahlers is celebrating a trio of successful projects that have helped a power plant construction, European cargo bound for a Chinese nuclear plant and a steel plant in Indonesia.
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ALE breaks its own records in Indonesia

March 25 - March 25 - The heaviest SPMT load-out performed by UK-based heavy lift handler and transporter ALE in Indonesia and the tallest vertical load-out it has handled in South East Asia were two record-breaking achievements the 28-year old company reached in a
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Going Dutch is no problem for ALS

March 25 - March 25 - ALS (Freight Management Nederland) BV's sea freight team based in Moerdijk, Netherlands arranged the loading of two transformers with a combined weight of 330 tonnes along with 950 cu m of ancillary equipment for movement between Croatia and th
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PD Ports and Rickmers-Linie find mining Joy at Teesport thumbnail image

PD Ports and Rickmers-Linie find mining Joy at Teesport

March 24 - March 24 - In the UK, Teesport was temporarily transformed into a scene resembling a science fiction film earlier this month when more than 180 futuristic-looking mine arches, each weighing in excess of 27 tonnes, were loaded onto a Rickmers-Linie vessel
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Hyundai ramps up in project forwarding

March 24 - March 24 - Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is ramping up its exposure in the project forwarding business on the back of vast deals being concluded between South Korean construction firms in the Middle East. Sam Chambers reports from Seoul.
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Intermarine revises BSC

March 24 - March 24 - Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express has announced that the carriers will revise the bunker surcharges on all their services to/from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean effective April 22
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Project Cargo Network adds two thumbnail image

Project Cargo Network adds two

March 23 - March 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Spark Global Logistics PTY Ltd as its new member in Australia. along with Casmal Cargo & Projects in Mexico.
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Prangl helps Pummerin get new lease of life thumbnail image

Prangl helps Pummerin get new lease of life

March 23 - March 23 - Equipment hire and special transport company, Prangl has helped extend the life of Austria's biggest and most important bell through the installation of a new clapper which is 273 kg lighter than the previous one.
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Savannah handles gas turbine

March 23 - March 23 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal in Savannah has handled a 166 tonne gas turbine - one of five heavy lift items in a shipment that also included 50 crates.
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Kitchen delivers Cometto trailers to Oswalt thumbnail image

Kitchen delivers Cometto trailers to Oswalt

March 22 - March 22 - J. E. Oswalt & Sons, based in Batesburg, has increased the capacity and size of its hydraulic trailer fleet with the purchase of 12 lines of Cometto 1MS hydraulic trailers from Kitchen's Crane and Equipment.
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Sarens' worldwide menu of heavy lifts thumbnail image

Sarens' worldwide menu of heavy lifts

March 21 - March 21 - In a bi-annual message to its heavy lift industry clients, Belgium-based heavy lift multi-purpose contractor Sarens Group has revealed the range of recent lifting operations it has been involved in as well its acquisition of a new Canadian memb
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Vanguard expands storage capability at Richards Bay

March 21 - March 21 - South Africa-based heavy lift and plant relocation specialist Vanguard has extended its in-harbour capabilities with the acquisition of a 2,800 sq m handling and storage yard in the busy Richards Bay port to complement the multi-axle service it
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Dinnadge joins CSS Group as vice president

March 18 - March 18 - Dubai-based CSS Group (Consolidated Shipping Services Group) has appointed Kenneth A. Dinnadge, vice president business development. He will be responsible for the CSS Group's business development aspirations in the MENA and Sub-continent regio
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Boskalis sees 2011 as a year of transition

March 18 - March 18 - Dutch maritime services company, Royal Boskalis Westminster has announced a 36 percent increase in net profits for 2010 and cited the acquisition of Smit Internationale, an improved performance from its Dredging business and an exceptional gain
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Seaway Heavy Lifting wins Sheringham Shoal deal thumbnail image

Seaway Heavy Lifting wins Sheringham Shoal deal

March 17 - March 17 - Seaway Heavy Lifting Contracting Ltd has been awarded a contract by Scira Energy Offshore Limited for installation of the two offshore substations and the remaining number of foundations at Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm operated by Scira L
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Swire orders second windfarm installation vessel

March 14 - March 14 - Swire Blue Ocean's parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd, has executed its option with Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) in Korea to build a second windfarm installation vessel.
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Maximus Air Cargo seeks to strengthen African foothold thumbnail image

Maximus Air Cargo seeks to strengthen African foothold

March 14 - March 14 - With the first of its three new A300-600RF's set to join the fleet in the next few months, Maximus Air Cargo - the UAE's largest dedicated cargo aircraft operator - is setting its sights on Africa as a region that represents great opportunity f
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Asia Imperial delivers power plant to Argentina thumbnail image

Asia Imperial delivers power plant to Argentina

March 11 - March 11 - Between 2009 and today, Asia Imperial Cargo Logistics (AICL) has been undertaking the transportation of machinery and equipment from Shanghai, Tianjin and Huangpu in China to Punta Quilla in Argentina for a coal-fired power plant project locate
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New sales strategist onboard at Beluga

March 11 - March 11 - Beluga Shipping's ongoing restructuring continues apace and the heavy lift shipping specialist has announced the appointment of a new global chief sales officer, Joerg Roehl.
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NSCSA contracts for new ships

March 9 - March 9 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has signed four shipbuilding contracts, plus two additional optional contracts with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
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GAC helps deliver Goliath crane to Rosyth thumbnail image

GAC helps deliver Goliath crane to Rosyth

March 7 - March 7 - Careful coordination, meticulous handling and perfect timing by GAC Shipping UK's Leith office, acting as port agent, helped deliver the Goliath crane under the Forth Bridge on its way to Rosyth shipyard.
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Mammoet adds to Kobelco crawler crane order thumbnail image

Mammoet adds to Kobelco crawler crane order

March 2 - March 2 - Since placing an initial order for five Kobelco CKE2500-2, 250-tonne capacity crawler cranes (for operations in Brazil, Sakhalin and the Middle East) in 2010, leading international heavy lift specialist, Mammoet, has progressively increased its
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