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Equipment News from January 2012

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Project cargo moves through Papenburg for Gabon

January 30 - January 30 - A 92 tonne machine which is used to empty rail wagons laden with mineral ores and was manufactured by Robert Nyblad GmbH of Papenburg, Germany, has moved through the city's port on route to Gabon.
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SC&RA 2012 annual conference announced

January 30 - January 30 - The 2012 Annual Conference of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), April 17-21, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Austin, Texas, USA, features a program that includes educational sessions, networking events and committee mee
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Join us on LinkedIn

January 27 - January 27 - The Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International LinkedIn group complements HLPFI in print and online and offers you the opportunity to discuss key issues and network with your peers and a wide cross-section of industry experts.
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Damen Shipyards receives three orders for five pontoons

January 26 - January 26 - Damen Pontoons & Barges has signed three contracts for a total of five purpose-built Damen Stan Pontoons (SPo): two Damen Stan Pontoons 6511 for Mammoet Maritime (The Netherlands), two Stan Pontoons 8916 ICE for Silverburn Shipping (I.O.M.) L
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PCN welcomes Hawk Customs & Freight

January 25 - January 25 - Hawk Customs & Freight (NZ) Ltd has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in New Zealand.
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Liebherr establishes mobile crane division in Argentina

January 20 - January 20 - As part of its worldwide policy to have its own direct sales and service organisation in all important markets, Liebherr has established a Mobile Crane Division within Liebherr Argentina.
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ALS piles on the success with largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil

January 20 - January 20 - European project teams from global project specialists ALS (Freight Management Group) have worked with their South American partners to successfully deliver a crawler crane, described as being "the biggest pile driving machine ever built of i
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Albacor Shipping moves heavy transformer

January 19 - January 19 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, the US member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), through their branch in Banning, USA, has handled the transportation of transformer measuring 42 x 12 x 16 ft from the Port of Newark, USA to Cranberry, USA
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ALS powers Scottish wind farm projects

January 19 - January 19 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has provided UK port and vessel agency services for three N80 R 60 wind turbines destined for Lairg Wind Farm near Invergordon in the Scottish Highlands and supported the importing of phase 1 material for Drone Hi
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PPG makes Indian appointment

January 16 - January 16 - Kolkata, India-based Reach Cargo Movers has been appointed as the new member for Northern and Eastern India in the heavy lift freight forwarding network the Project Professionals Group (PPG). Reach also has a branch in New Delhi.
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New heavy lift joint venture launched

January 16 - January 16 - A new joint venture covering transport, shipping and installation of heavy and/or 'out-of-gauge' cargo has been established by three industry veterans.
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Polet in pair of Latin America firsts

January 16 - January 16 - Heavy lift aircraft owner and operator Polet Airlines has enjoyed two firsts while undertaking a cargo shipment from the UK's East Midlands airport to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Trio of Terex ATCs delivered to Moroccan market

January 13 - January 13 - Three Terex AC 40 Optimax all terrain cranes have been delivered to customers in Morocco by Terex distributor Vemat. The AC 40 Optimax is a specially designed all-terrain crane for customers in North Africa.
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SK Shipping launches heavy and project cargo team

January 13 - January 13 - SK Shipping, based in Seoul, South Korea, has established a dedicated heavy lift and project cargo team to target ocean and inland transportation of heavy and project cargo for the offshore business.
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CaytransBBC expands service

January 13 - January 13 - CaytransBBC, a service managed by Dan-Gulf shipping, is adding a sixth vessel to its fleet, BBC Anglia, which will join the existing fleet that offers regular service between the US Gulf and the North Coast of South America.
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Barnhart appoints national logistics development manager

January 12 - January 12 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging, which offers solutions for complex lifting and transportation challenges faced by heavy industry, has appointed John Mickler as national logistics development manager.
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Schenker contracts with Combi Lift for Gorgon thumbnail image

Schenker contracts with Combi Lift for Gorgon

January 11 - January 10 - Combi Lift has announced a contract with Schenker which will see two of the shipping line's semi-submersible ships being deployed on the Gorgon LNG project in Australia.
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Grieg Star adds capacity on the Atlantic

January 11 - January 11 - GRIEG Star Shipping, a leading provider of specialised sea-transportation, has introduced a fifth ship into its North Atlantic service.
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Donjon Marine raises barge lost to a violent Rhode Island storm

January 10 - January 10 - New Jersey-based marine salvage and heavy lift provider Donjon Marine is set to raise a 300-tonne barge used as a platform for painting supplies and disposal equipment that sank in 30 m of water after a violent storm near Newport Pell Bridge
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January 10 - January 10 - Industry veteran Marlis L
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SAL Heavy Lift ship gets DP upgrade

January 9 - January 9 - SAL Heavy Lift has confirmed that its ship, Lone, has completed its upgrade from DP class I to DP Class II.
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Intermarine opens Brazilian office to ramp up service

January 9 - January 9 - Heavy lift shipping line Intermarine has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil to oversee all commercial activity in Brazil and the Mercosur Region. Carlos Morino, Intermarine's director of east coast South America (ECSA), will manage the l
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Volga-Dnepr delivers airport equipment to Vladivostok thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr delivers airport equipment to Vladivostok

January 9 - January 9 - One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighters has delivered equipment from Saint Petersburg to the Russian Far East in support of a project to modernise the infrastructure at Vladivostok Airport.
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FBK's Terex bridges the gap in D

January 9 - January 9 - In late 2011, German heavy lift crane provider Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung (FBK) has supplied its newly acquired Terex CC 2800-1 to a bridge construction project in the Oberkassel district of D
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Sarjak moves tanks

January 9 - January 9 - Mumbai-based, Sarjak Container Lines has completed the transport of five LPG storage tanks.
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FibreMax claims a first with Huisman-Itrec and Big-Lift thumbnail image

FibreMax claims a first with Huisman-Itrec and Big-Lift

January 6 - January 6 - Dutch cable manufacturer FibreMax has delivered a complete set of its lightweight aramid fibre stays to Dutch crane manufacturer Huisman-Itrec for a special-purpose 350-tonne fly-jib for the heavy lift mast cranes on shipping line's BigLift's
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FibreMax claims a first with Huisman-Itrec and Big-Lift

January 6 - January 6 - Dutch cable manufacturer FibreMax has delivered a complete set of its lightweight aramid fibre stays to Dutch crane manufacturer Huisman-Itrec for a special-purpose 350-tonne fly-jib for the heavy lift mast cranes on shipping line's BigLift's
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Tight stow for the Jumbo Javelin

January 5 - January 5 - Jumbo has transported two huge ship-to-shore (STS) Kalmar cranes from Taicang, China to Cartagena, Colombia for Cargotec.
Views: 640
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CEE adds new member in India

January 5 - January 5 - Allcargo Logistics has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) as the network's member in India.
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A sub out of water, thanks to Jumbo thumbnail image

A sub out of water, thanks to Jumbo

January 4 - January 4 - A decommissioned submarine that will form a centrepiece of an eco-park in Malaysia has been transported above the waves from France to the country by Jumbo Shipping and its partners.
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Hartmann Asia Line adds fourth ship

January 3 - January 3 - H.S.A Chartering has added a fourth ship into the round-the-world (RTW) service operated by Hartmann Asia Line.
Views: 760
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Project Cargo Network doubles up in Iran

January 3 - January 3 - Saadat Sor'At International Transport has become the second official representative of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Iran, writes Charlotte Matheson.
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