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Equipment News from June 2012

Green energy powers Tuscor Lloyds move thumbnail image

Green energy powers Tuscor Lloyds move

June 29 - June 29 - Global shipping agent and freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds has overseen a complex shipment of a biomass boiler from Lincoln, Nebraska through loading at the port in Houston, Texas, bound for Plymouth, UK.
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Sarens and Verbrugge Terminals form strategic partnership

June 29 - June 29 - Belgium-based Sarens and Verbrugge Terminals from Flushing, The Netherlands have entered into a strategic partnership to work intensively together for all onshore logistics related to offshore wind farm developments.
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ITI webinar diary released

June 28 - June 28 - Crane and rigging training consultancy Industrial Training International (ITI) has announced the upcoming summer episodes of the ITI Showcase Webinar Series.
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Terex's eye for the Main chance

June 28 - June 28 - A team from Scholpp Kran- & Transport's Heilbronn branch has lifted the lock gates at the Klingenberg and Freudenberg locks on the Main river on behalf of the Aschaffenburg Water and Shipping Authority for inspection and replacement. The Stuttga
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Musaffah Port sets own record for heavy lift shipment

June 28 - June 28 - A record for the heaviest consignment to arrive at Musaffah Port, one of the key ports operated and managed by Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), has been set with the recent arrival of two HP absorbers from Italy that weighed more than 2,600 tonnes.
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F1 nearly run off the road by French bureaucrats

June 28 - June 28 - A UK-based agent for bespoke abnormal load permit routes throughout Europe has revealed road freight law changes in France hit Formula 1 at the Monaco Grand Prix, last weekend.
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Megalift gets Terex double

June 27 - June 27 - In Germany, Bremen-based Megalift has acquired two new Terex cranes: a fully-equipped Terex AC 40 City and a Challenger 3160, with Megalift general manager Bernd Preu
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Rostocker Korrosionsschutz invests in Liebherr crane

June 27 - June 27 - A 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 is the fourth new Liebherr mobile crane that corrosion protection company, Rostocker Korrosionsschutz, based in Rostock, Germany, has purchased in just two years.
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NEO appoints Dutch sales agent

June 26 - June 26 - NEO Air Charter, the recently-launched broker, and co-founder of the Global Charter Alliance - has appointed Active Airline Representatives as its sales agent covering the Netherlands.
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Liebherr extends range of telescopic crawler cranes

June 25 - June 25 - Liebherr is extending its product range of telescopic crawler cranes and says its new LTR 1220 offers a maximum load capacity of 220 tonnes and a telescopic boom 60 m long, adding to a product line which has variants with load capacities of 60 a
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Mining equipment imports remain strong for Australia

June 22 - June 22 - In its latest monthly shipping index, Skelton Sherborne reports that mining equipment imports remain resilient, whilst the import of smaller civil works equipment is down somewhat in some sectors.
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Blue Water Shipping claims Volga-Don record

June 21 - June 21 - Global transport and logistics company, Blue Water Shipping is claiming a record during a recent shipment to the Caspian and says it transported the widest cargo ever through the Volga-Don river system.
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Terex Challenger 3160 for Bruns

June 21 - June 21 - A compact design, long boom, and the ability to travel on public roads without the need for additional ballast transport vehicles were compelling reasons for Frank Bruns, general manager of Hannover, Germany-based J. Bruns GmbH to acquire a Tere
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Project Cargo Network adds three

June 20 - June 20 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has unveiled its first member in Ghana and Peru, and welcomed a third member in Qatar.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding buys stake in NorSea Group

June 19 - June 19 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding Invest AS (WWHI), a fully owned subsidiary of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH), has signed an agreement to acquire 35.4 percent of the shares in NorSea Group AS (NSG).
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Big news from TOC Europe

June 18 - June 18 - An exhibition is always a good opportunity for making a significant announcement and that was certainly the case at last week's TOC Europe exhibition in Antwerp.
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Training on the agenda

June 18 - June 18 - The next issue of HLPFI takes an in-depth look at training within the heavy lift and project forwarding sector and we have noted a number of forthcoming training opportunities.
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SASCO set to call at the port of Everett

June 15 - June 15 - From July, Sakhalin Shipping Company (SASCO) will begin service from the Port of Everett to support the mining industry in the Russian Arctic.
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Vanguard moves container crane with unusual trailer configuration

June 15 - June 15 - South African heavy lift and relocation specialist, Vanguard, recently designed a unique trailer and steer configuration to relocate a 220-tonne, 16 m high and 32 m long container-handling crane for a large freight logistics company.
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PCN goes Bati in Afghanistan

June 15 - June 15 - The Project Cargo Network has completed its representation in Afghanistan with the approval of Bati Shipping and Trading as a member.
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PCN adds member in Chile

June 14 - June 14 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Integral Chile SA as its second member in Chile.
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Maersk Illinois makes historic call in Milwaukee

June 13 - June 13 - Cargo ships are a common sight at the Port of Milwaukee, but the arrival of the Maersk Illinois recently stood out amongst the port's typical marine traffic as the ship, a US-flag multipurpose vessel with heavy lift cranes, became the first Amer
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ABB wins order for Rickmers Linie ships

June 12 - June 12 - ABB, the power and automation technology group, has won an order from Germany's Rickmers Group to supply advisory systems for dynamic trim optimisation and fleet management solutions for five multi-purpose ships operated by Group subsidiary, Ric
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BDP adds project logistics capabilities in UK

June 12 - June 12 - US-based BDP International says it now offers customised logistics solutions that support construction, mining, power generation, chemical and other infrastructure projects through its office in Dartford, UK.
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The Friday Flyer

June 8 - June 8 - Welcome to HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team. This week's edition is sponsored by DHL Global Forwarding Industrial Projects division, which prom
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The Friday Flyer

June 8 - June 08 - Welcome to HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team.
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Breakbulk under the spotlight in Africa

June 6 - June 6 - Following the success of the Breakbulk Europe event recently, the organisers are set to move to Africa with the Breakbulk Africa Congress which will take place from August 7-8, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Sarens giant leaves USA for China

June 6 - June 6 - Sarens will bring its SGC-120 giant crane into action during the construction of a new drilling platform in Nantong, China, as part of its participation in the Cheviot Octabouy project.
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Wagenborg Nedlift opens in Akersloot

June 4 - June 4 - Wagenborg Nedlift recently opened a new office in Akersloot, the Netherlands, and is targeting its crane and transport services to companies in the oil and gas sector in North Holland.
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Damen Shipyards unveils new tug type

June 4 - June 4 - A new tug suitable for offshore and deep sea heavy lift towage operations was unveiled by Damen Shipyards at the International Tug and Salvage Convention (ITS) in Barcelona, Spain.
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Barnhart webinar presentation to showcase engineering considerations

June 1 - June 1 - Industrial Training International's (ITI) showcase webinar on June 7 will feature Jim Yates, PE, Barnhart Crane & Rigging's senior vice president of engineering and technical services, for a live presentation entitled 'Heavy Intermodal Lift & Tra
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