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Equipment News from November 2012

Terex launches 650 tonne capacity crawler crane thumbnail image

Terex launches 650 tonne capacity crawler crane

November 30 - November 30 - Terex Corporation, the American-based diversified equipment manufacturer, has announced the launch of its Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane.
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Reporting heavy lift crane accidents

November 28 - November 28 - Heavy lift specialist Richard Krabbendam draws attention to a recent crawler crane accident in Vungtau, Vietnam, which left three men dead and two badly injured.
Views: 351
Hydro Deck pontoon unveiled by AG&P ALE Ventures thumbnail image

Hydro Deck pontoon unveiled by AG&P ALE Ventures

November 27 - November 27 - AG&P ALE Ventures, an Australian consortium consisting of AG&P, an industrial process outsourcing company; and strategic heavy lift service provider ALE, have together developed Hydro Deck - an innovative transition pontoon.
Views: 199
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Boskalis goes for Dockwise in EUR682 million deal

November 26 - November 26 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, the Netherlands-headquartered provider of global marine services, has outlined its intention to purchase marine contactor and heavy-lift shipping services provider, Dockwise, for a total of EUR682 million (USD884.
Views: 386
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Combi Lift sets up Singapore office

November 23 - November 23 - Denmark headquartered heavy lift and project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has opened a new office in Singapore.
Views: 422
HANSA handles Chile lift thumbnail image

HANSA handles Chile lift

November 23 - November 23 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported two ship loading systems from Bremen to Punta Lackwater in Chile.
Views: 430
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ALE handles Cumbria power lift

November 21 - November 21 - Global heavylift and transportation specialist ALE has completed the transportation of a 26-tonne cable reel for a local utilities company to restore power to a village near Wastwater Lake, Cumbria, UK after ten months without power due to a
Views: 254
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PCN declares conference success

November 21 - November 21 - Rachel Humphrey, chair of Project Cargo Network (PCN) has declared the grouping's second annual conference to be a great success.
Views: 345
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Air Charter Service responds to Sandy

November 20 - November 20 - In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, global broker Air Charter Service has been arranging aircraft charters to provide vital support to thousands of New Yorkers trying get their lives back to normal.
Views: 326
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Heavy lift master class

November 20 - November 20 - Having presented his two-day 'Heavy Transport & Lifting' seminar to more than thousand people in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, the UK, Norway, the Netherlands, Turkey, USA, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, the UAE and Singapore.
Views: 521
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The Friday Flyer

November 16 - November 16 - It's time again for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
Italy's first Terex Challengers join Vernazza thumbnail image

Italy's first Terex Challengers join Vernazza

November 16 - November 16 - Vernazza Autogru, a lifting and transport company based in Genoa, has recently acquired a Terex Challenger 3160 and a Challenger 3180 All Terrain Crane with 55 and 60 tonnes of lifting capacity respectively.
Views: 291
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a leading global services provider operating in the marine services area and providing heavy lift services through its SMIT subsidiary has reported a good third quarter to 2012.
Views: 443
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Dockwise to appeal court ruling

November 16 - November 16 - Dockwise, the Netherlands-based marine transport company, has confirmed that it is appealing against its recent loss of a court case brought against the ex-ceo of Fairstar Heavy Transport, Philip Adkins, which sought to gain access to the la
Views: 455
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Dockwise wraps up Fairstar shares

November 15 - November 15 -Dockwise has reminded the shareholders in Fairstar Heavy Transport that 'squeeze out' procedures have been initiated for the remaining approximately 0.4 percent of the stakeholding in Fairstar.
Views: 272
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Hamburg holds steady

November 15 - November 15 - The Port of Hamburg's overall results for the first nine months have been characterised by export growth and an import downturn. In the first nine months of 2012 the German port achieved a total throughput of 98.1 million tonnes (down 0.8 pe
Views: 342
Liebherr offshore cranes support Cygnus thumbnail image

Liebherr offshore cranes support Cygnus

November 14 - November 14 - Crane manufacturer Liebherr-Werk Nenzing in Austria has been awarded a contract to provide four RL 2650-25 D EX Litronic offshore cranes to GDF Suez E&P UK for the Cygnus gas field project.
Views: 320
Syon Logistics joins PCN in Dubai thumbnail image

Syon Logistics joins PCN in Dubai

November 13 - November 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Syon Logistics as the third and final member in Dubai, replacing Heavy Load Freight Services, which is no longer a PCN member.
Views: 453
BBC Chartering enhances South American frequency thumbnail image

BBC Chartering enhances South American frequency

November 13 - November 13 - BBC Chartering is adding shipping capacity to its Andino Express Line, a liner service that was launched in 2005 connecting Houston with the West Coast of South America.
Views: 384
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PCN adds member in Nepal

November 12 - November 12 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Inter Global Multi-Modal Transport as the new representative of the PCN grouping in Nepal.
Views: 393
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The Friday Flyer

November 9 - November 9 - 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 and asides from the editorial team.
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Heavy lift earnings boost Tiong Woon result

November 9 - November 9 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has posted results for its fiscal 2013 first quarter ended September 30, 2012 showing a net profit of SGD4.1 million (USD3.3 million), up fourfold from SGD1 million (USD816, 000) it achieved in t
Views: 318
WWPC members handle Finland to Angola heavy lift thumbnail image

WWPC members handle Finland to Angola heavy lift

November 8 - November 8 - Three member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) active in the Angolan heavy lift market have cooperated to get 55 tonnes of jaw crusher parts from Finland to Angola.
Views: 346
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Dockwise posts sound results for combined group

November 8 - November 8 - Breda, the Netherlands based heavy lift ship operator Dockwise has posted its financial results for the three-month period ended September 30, 2012.
Views: 319
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Heavy lift helicopters for the Amazon

November 7 - November 7 - Portland, USA based Erickson Air-Crane, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful Erickson S-64 Aircrane heavy lift helicopter, is set to acquire 14 helicopters and associated personnel and assets from HRT Participacoes em Petro
Views: 543
Cargotec wins order in Ecuador thumbnail image

Cargotec wins order in Ecuador

November 6 - November 6 - Cargotec has secured an order for two eight-wheel Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry cranes, the first ever supplied to Ecuador.
Views: 236
Denholm Global handles heavy moves thumbnail image

Denholm Global handles heavy moves

November 6 - November 6 - Denholm Global Logistics, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network for the United Kingdom, recently part chartered the HHL Mississippi to move two 155-tonne steel rolls from the port of Immingham to Rio de Janeiro as part o
Views: 432
PCN adds Pol-Inowex in Poland thumbnail image

PCN adds Pol-Inowex in Poland

November 6 - November 6 - Lublin, Poland based relocation specialist Pol-Inowex has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as the grouping's representative in Poland.
Views: 335
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Siro Trans joins Project Partners network in Chile

November 5 - November 5 - Siro Trans of Santiago de Chile has joined the Germany headquartered Project Partners network, a division of Air & Ocean Partners, replacing Acosta y Aguayo as the network member in Chile.
Views: 435
Terex adds new Toplift 360 truck crane thumbnail image

Terex adds new Toplift 360 truck crane

November 3 - December 3 - The new Toplift 036G truck crane built by Terex China in Luzhou, China boasts many of the same technological innovations found throughout the entire Terex family of cranes, the company says.
Views: 310
The Friday Flyer thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer

November 2 - November 2 - 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.
Albacor handles USA - Saudi heavy lift thumbnail image

Albacor handles USA - Saudi heavy lift

November 2 - November 2 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the USA, has handled the transport of two heavy chlorinators measuring 18.6 m x 7.7 m x 7.7 m in dimensions and weighing 129 tonnes each, plus miscellaneous p
Views: 408
Liebherr continues on high level in Latin America thumbnail image

Liebherr continues on high level in Latin America

November 2 - November 2 - The on-going economic development in Latin America is still driving the demand for advanced cargo handling equipment, says Europe based crane manufacturer Liebherr.
Views: 387
Dockwise opts to build Type 1 White Marlin thumbnail image

Dockwise opts to build Type 1 White Marlin

November 1 - November 1 - Breda, the Netherlands based Dockwise subsidiary Fairstar Heavy Transport has commissioned a new USD150million Type 1 vessel to be named White Marlin. With delivery scheduled in the fourth quarter 2014, the newbuild's capacity and capabilitie
Views: 498
Albacor project strikes gold in Canada thumbnail image

Albacor project strikes gold in Canada

November 1 - November 1 - Toronto, Canada headquartered Albacor Shipping has successfully transported two grinding and crushing machines to the Detour Lake Gold Mine, some 190 km northeast of Cochrane, in Ontario, Canada.
Views: 504
Vanguard completes Zambia heavy lift project thumbnail image

Vanguard completes Zambia heavy lift project

November 1 - November 1 - South Africa based heavy lift and plant relocation specialist Vanguard has recently completed the transportation of a second mill shell for supply chain solutions provider UTi Projects from South Africa to the Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia.
Views: 338

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