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Equipment News from October 2012

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Project Cargo Network adds member in Cote D'Ivoire

October 30 - October 30 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has announced new representation in Cote D'Ivoire with Ivoire Packing Shipping Services, a company which offers a full range of project cargo and heavy lift services from its hq in Abidjan.
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SHL to install North Sea weather stations

October 29 - October 29 - Cyprus based Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has acquired a transportation and installation contract in the East Anglia Offshore Wind zone from Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) of Aberdeen.
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The Friday Flyer

October 26 - October 26 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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BBC Chartering strengthens in Turkey

October 26 - October 26 - Germany based BBC Chartering, a leading provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, has strengthen its commercial presence in the eastern Mediterranean by establishing a local representation in Istanbul, effective November 1, 2
Views: 497
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Terex CC 6800 handles maiden lift for Shaanxi

October 26 - October 26 - Shaanxi Petroleum Chemical Engineering and Construction has carried out the maiden lift with its new Terex CC 6800 crawler crane at the Jingbian Energy and Chemical Engineering Industrial Park in the Chinese city of Yulin.
Views: 249
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Harbor Freight joins CEE network

October 26 - October 26 - Harbor Freight Transport Corp, a full service warehouse operator inside the Port of New York, USA has been appointed a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in the crane, haul, pack, rig, and skid, service categories.
Views: 529
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Megatranz offers big lift capacity

October 25 - October 25 - Brazil based heavy lift and oversized transportation specialist Megatranz has acquired a Scheuerle modular beam STB-1,000 transporter.
Views: 331
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Momect takes on high altitude Terex AC100/4l

October 25 - October 25 - Lifting and heavy transport contractor Momect in Switzerland has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all terrain crane to perform maintenance tasks on hydro-electric dams in the Swiss Alps as well as other lifting projects.
Views: 331
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Prangl - big lift in Austria

October 23 - October 23 - Austria based heavy lift specialist Prangl has handled the removal of a 135-tonne throughput stabiliser, which had to be dismantled and lifted out of a factory production room through the roof.
Views: 330
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Project forwarders course in Dubai

October 23 - October 23 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) of heavy lift and project cargo agents is to hold Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management professional development training courses in the Middle East.
Views: 394
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Holleman moves heavy loads

October 23 - October 23 - Oversized transportation specialists Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) and the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE networks) of cargo agents, has transported a 75 tonne transformer measuring 7 m x 3 m x 3.9 m fro
Views: 365
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P+S Werft workers offered transfer platform

October 23 - October 23 - A transfer company is being set up for all 1,750 employees of insolvent German shipbuilder P+S Werften?by the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, representatives of the works council at P+S Werften, and IG Metall, the dominant metal worke
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Heavy lift cranes position to raise Costa Concordia

October 22 - October 22 - One of the world's biggest ever heavy lift operations is under way as savage workers prepare to raise the 114,500 dwt cruise liner Costa Concordia, which sank in the Mediterranean with the loss of 32 lives on January 13, 2012.
Views: 383
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Liebherr heavy lift offshore crane joins InfraSea

October 22 - October 22 - A 1,500 tonne lifting capacity CAL 64000-1500 Litronic heavy lift offshore crane has been installed on the Innovation, a vessel owned by HGO InfraSea Solutions, and is ready to start work.
Views: 335
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The Friday Flyer

October 19 - October 19 - As another working week draws to a close, 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, drops into your in-box.
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Terex lifts giant jackup legs for offshore vessels

October 19 - October 19 - On behalf of Lloyd-Werft Bremerhaven, the Sarens Group recently lifted two sets of four gigantic jackup legs onto two offshore installation vessels belonging to RWE OLG, a logistics company that is part of RWE Innogy at the port of Bremerhave
Views: 439
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Blue Marlin arrives in Australia with huge LHD load

October 19 - October 19 - The 217 m Dockwise heavy lift vessel Blue Marlin has completed the delivery from Spain of the new (Landing Helicopter Dock) LHD Canberra for the Royal Australian Navy into Port Phillip in southern Victoria, Australia.
Views: 397
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ITI online training webinars

October 19 - October 19 - Zack Parnell, vice president and coo of Industrial Training International (ITI), informs that the training company is following up today's webinar with two further online events later this year.
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Gamma joins PCN

October 18 - October 18 - Gamma Cargo of Lima, Peru has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the second heavy lift and project cargo representative of the organisation in the South American country.With over 20 years' experience in the industry, Gamma cargo emplo
Views: 420
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New Liebherr crane leads Titan fleet upgrade

October 17 - October 17 - As it modernises its equipment fleet, New Zealand based crane hire company Titan Cranes has taken delivery of its first Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1 all-terrain mobile crane.
Views: 195
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ALE delivers warship prefabs

October 17 - October 17 - Global heavy lift and transportation company ALE has started the mammoth task of weighing, transporting, loading-out and loading-in sections of the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier being built for the UK's Royal Navy.
Views: 411
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Heavy lift load flies into Le Havre

October 16 - October 16 - A unique heavy lift cargo recently flew itself into the ro-ro terminal at the French port of Le Havre, when an EC 145 helicopter of the country's Civil Protection Service landed on the roof of the building.
Views: 426
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Terex pulls its weight on highway project

October 15 - October 15 - Three Terex crane models: a Terex RT 780 rough terrain; a Terex HC 110 hydraulic crawler; and a 230-tonne lift capacity Terex HC 230 crawler have been used to support construction efforts of the new Donald Bridge project on the Trans-Canada H
Views: 355
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Cuxhaven opens new heavy-duty berth

October 15 - October 15 - Following a EUR65 million (USD839.8 million) investment, a second offshore port terminal has been opened in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 508
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Not all doom and gloom say project owners

October 15 - October 15 - Speaking in a conference session on the second day of the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston last week, representatives of five large EPC companies were upbeat on prospects for the project cargo industry, outlining that it was "not all gloom
Views: 429
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The Friday Flyer

October 12 - October 12 - With HLPFI staff returning from the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and Houston's Breakbulk America event, it's all hands now back on deck at the office. Tales of joint ventures, takeovers and mergers throughout the industry have dominated this we
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Lift and Shift Engineering now operational in Oman

October 12 - October 12 - Lift and Shift Engineering Middle East LLC (LSEME), a joint venture between FASTCO LLC, an OHI Group company and India's Apurva Parikh Group Company - known as Lift and Shift India Pvt Ltd, has started operations in Oman.
Views: 460
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Nurminen wins Outotec's business for delivery to Russia

October 11 - October 11 - Outotec has selected Nurminen Logistics, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Finland, as its partner for the delivery of a concentrating plant to the Russian city of Chelyabinsk.
Views: 388
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Shipping boss ponders on industry prospects

October 11 - October 11 - In a keynote address to delegates of the 2012 Breakbulk Americas conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on October 10, 2012, Ron Widdows, CEO of Germany-based Rickmers-Linie, queried when there would be an economic pic
Views: 495
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Cranes on route with Altius

October 8 - October 8 - The Projects Division of Altius, has been responsible for transporting four ship-to-shore cranes from Amsterdam to Vigo and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Views: 371
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Erickson Air-Crane buys back chopper

October 8 - October 8 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful heavy lift helicopter, the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, has bought back the Sun Bird Aircraft and associated spare parts inventory and accessories from San Die
Views: 400
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Breakbulk event is all set for Houston

October 8 - October 8 - For only the second time in the event's 23-year history, the Port of Houston Authority will facilitate host port responsibilities for this year's Breakbulk Americas Conference and Exhibition at the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hil
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The Friday Flyer

October 5 - October 5 - With three members of HLPFI staff at the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and two others heading to Houston for next week's Breakbulk America's event, it's been a little like the Marie Celeste in our head office this week.The news that Turkey, a key
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Geodis Wilson leads logistics support for Panama Canal expansion

October 5 - October 5 - Further to our report on August 31 (Sarens set to ship new Panama lock gates), Geodis Wilson, the freight forwarding and heavy lift specialist of Geodis, has advised that it is the lead contractor in the USD50 million contract awarded by steel
Views: 430
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Bati ships crane from Turkey to Australia

October 3 - October 3 - Afghanistan-based Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Bati Project & Heavy Lift Logistics Ltd (an affiliated company of Bati Group) successfully moved a heavyweight Manitowac 16000 crawler crane with all its rigging equipment to Brisbane, Aust
Views: 513
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Breakbulk China 2013 to focus on developments, transport solutions

October 3 - October 3 - Breakbulk China 2013 will attract 150 exhibitors and 5,000 qualified participants to the expo and two-day conference to network and discuss the future development of the industry and transportation solutions, say the organisers.
Views: 441
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Liebherr crawler crane duo in complex tandem hoist

October 2 - October 2 - At the ABC-Halbinsel offshore terminal in Bremerhaven, Germany, a jacket representing the underlying substation platform structure of the "Borkum West II" offshore wind park was fitted using two 750 tonne Liebherr LR 1750 crawler cranes.
Views: 414
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ALS takes exhibits to final home

October 1 - October 1 - Abnormal Load Services (International) Limited (ALS) has project managed the latest phase of Angela Palmer's Ghost Forest Project, handling the logistics involved in moving the exhibits from the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, UK to the National
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