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Egytrans delivers power to Giza

December 30 - December 30 - Egytrans has transported two 233-tonne transformers, along with additional equipment and accessories, from the port of Alexandria to the Giza north power plant in Egypt.
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Agora joins Project Partners

December 27 - December 27 - Agora Logistics & Distribution has become the latest company to join the Project Partners network, representing Cameroon.
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Crane quartet for Guangzhou Sunshine

December 24 - December 24 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has shipped four sets of gantry cranes from the port of Dafeng, China to the port of Cigading in Indonesia.
Views: 582
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Crystal clear job for Wagenborg

December 24 - December 24 - Wagenborg Nedlift has transported eight crystallisers and other equipment for a new building project at the DSM site at Chemelot in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands.
Views: 542
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Transocean ships silos

December 23 - December 23 - Transocean Eesti OY - a Tallinn based freight forwarder and representative of the WCA Projects network - recently delivered a consignment of over-dimensional silos from Estonia to the United Kingdom.
Views: 598
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Crane Rental lifts heavy haul business

December 23 - December 23 - Based in Orlando, USA, Crane Rental Corporation is expanding its heavy haul logistics division as well as its crane rental and rigging operations, in response to a resurgence in commercial and industrial demand.
Views: 649
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Buoy oh buoy, Blue Water

December 19 - December 19 - The Brazilian division of Blue Water Shipping has completed the discharge, heavy lift and storage of two 860-tonne mooring buoys on behalf of the Netherlands headquartered Bluewater Energy Services BV.
Views: 785
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Eisele and Chaudhary choose Terex

December 18 - December 18 - Maintal, Germany based crane service provider, Eisele AG, has taken delivery of two Terex AC 140 Compact and one Challenger 3180 all terrain cranes in Zweibrucken.
Views: 636
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Rickmers-Linie carries coldboxes

December 18 - December 18 - Rickmers-Linie and KOG Transport have worked together to transport two 359-tonne coldboxes from Bremen, Germany to Jubail in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 687
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Star turn for RollDock

December 18 - December 18 - Dutch shipping line, RollDock BV, has taken delivery of RollDock Star - the latest of four prototype newbuildings - from Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG).
Views: 545
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No river too shallow for France Cargo

December 17 - December 17 - France Cargo International has handled the transportation of various heavy cargoes from Macon, France to Antwerp, Belgium for oncarriage to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 659
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MacGregor to deliver electric crane quartet

December 17 - December 17 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec Corporation, has won a contract to deliver four 250-tonne heavy lift electric cranes to two 12,000 dwt multipurpose vessels for Danish liner operator, Nordana, as part of its fleet refurbishment plan.
Views: 431
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NTS adds to Toll's services

December 17 - December 17 - Transport and logistics provider, Toll Group, has agreed to the conditional acquisition of the business and assets of Nationwide Transport Solutions (NTS), growing its capabilities in the over-dimensional and heavy haulage sector.
Views: 844
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Aaras completes power project

December 17 - December 17 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member representing Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, recently handled complex power project cargoes at Karachi Port.
Views: 768
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SAL loads eleven

December 16 - December 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's largest multipurpose vessel, Lone, has loaded 11 outsize modules in the UAE for shipment to a gas plant in the UK.
Views: 523
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Military-sensitive move for Tuscor Lloyds

December 16 - December 16 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the transport of a 23-tonne tactical refuelling tanker for use by the British Armed Forces, from Stafford, UK to Penang in Malaysia.
Views: 695
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Firsts for GPLN in Africa

December 13 - December 13 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added its offices in Ghana and Uganda to the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 878
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Conxion turns up the heat

December 13 - December 13 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has shipped two 115-tonne heat exchangers from Italy to Qatar for the Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited (QAFAC).
Views: 751
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Coordinadora gets reactor going

December 12 - December 12 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has transported a 445-tonne reactor, with the dimensions 30.9 m x 5.6 m x 4.65 m, from Arles to the TOTAL refinery in Normandy, France.
Views: 513
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HLPFI sweeps home in journalism awards

December 11 - December 11 - International freight marketing organisation, the Seahorse Club presented four of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International magazine's journalists and correspondents with awards at its Christmas Party and Journalist Awards 2013, held in
Views: 402
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Agility on the double in Gothenburg

December 11 - December 11 - Agility has managed the delivery of two 500-tonne energy modules, produced by Siemens AS, Oil & Gas Solutions for an offshore oil and gas rig in Brazil, from Sweden to Norway.
Views: 567
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Caspian expansion for Terex distributor

December 10 - December 10 - Istanbul headquartered DAS Otomotiv, which has been an authorised distributor of Terex Cranes in Turkey for over 16 years, has expanded its distribution territory to include Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
Views: 529
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Volga-Dnepr flies SPMTs

December 10 - December 10 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered two large self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), with a total weight of 51 tonnes, from Austria to Khabarovsk, Russia, on behalf of the Russian company SWTrans.
Views: 719
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Transworld makes it four

December 10 - December 10 - Transworld Projects, on behalf of Transworld Group of Companies, has employed a heavy lift geared, multipurpose vessel in the Gulf region for Inter P G Trade.
Views: 480
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NWSC leads with new heavy lift capacity

December 9 - December 9 - The 7,150 dwt dry cargo carrier, NEVA LEADER 7, built by Nevsky Shipyard LLC for Russia's North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC), has embarked on sea trials.
Views: 835
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WCT supports PPG

December 9 - December 9 - Heavy lift specialists, Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed World Container Trading GmbH (WCT) as its project support member for Germany.
Views: 1006
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City of Adelaide sails back down under

December 9 - December 9 - The world's oldest clipper ship, which was built in Sunderland in 1864, and carried migrants and cargo to South Australia via 23 passenger voyages between 1864 and 1886, has begun its return journey to Adelaide from Rotterdam, on Combi Lift's
Views: 741
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The Friday Flyer - December 6th 2013

December 6 - There are mixed messages and no little confusion for shipping lines from this week's International Maritime Organization's (IMO) plenary approval of the resolution for the Ballast Water Management Convention. The convention will see all shipping designed
Views: 814
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Tyne tees up new crane

December 6 - December 6 - The Port of Tyne has taken delivery of a brand new GBP3.5 million (USD5.72 million) mobile harbour crane, which will be capable of handling project cargoes as well as bulk and conventional freight.
Views: 690
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Terex serves Mexican copper mine

December 6 - December 6 - Grupo Mexico Mining Company has taken delivery of its first Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane from Megamax, the regional Terex Cranes distributor.
Views: 402
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Middle Eastern success for Liebherr

December 6 - December 6 - Liebherr has received three mobile harbour crane orders from the Middle East, including two LHMs and the first LiSIM LHM 500 for the region.
Views: 654
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SRO signs freight car contract

December 5 - December 5 - Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) has signed a USD67 million contract with Freight Car America to supply the rail service provider with 500 freight cars.
Views: 452
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Royal Cargo in power haul

December 5 - December 5 - Heavy lift solutions provider in the Philippines, Royal Cargo Combined Logistics, has transported a 150-tonne power generator from Mactan, Cebu to a plant site in Batangas City.
Views: 677
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Port of Duluth in rail record

December 4 - December 4 - The Port of Duluth, USA has handled a total of 16 electrical transformers, each weighing over 300 tonnes, for a major power transmission line in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Views: 653
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New Thai office for ISS

December 4 - December 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services has opened a new office in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, taking the company's worldwide network to over 300 offices.
Views: 739
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Jaxport eyes project growth

December 4 - December 4 - The heavy lift cargo berth reconstruction project at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, USA has been completed.
Views: 569
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US Congress sees relief market for Aeroscraft

December 4 - December 4 - US Congressman, Mike Honda, has come out in support of the Aeroscraft and its disaster relief capabilities, in light of the devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines almost two weeks ago.
Views: 653
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PCN member in machinery move

December 2 - December 2 - Newly welcomed member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Cameroon, Chad and the Central African Republic, Agora Logistics & Distribution has handled the shipment of a compressor and tractor.
Views: 665
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The Friday Flyer - November 29th 2013

November 29 - Are liner shipping lines hiding their cartels in plain sight? When the European Commission's (EC) lawmakers turned their sights on anti-competitive activity in 2011, the most obvious characteristic of a cartel was clandestine cloak-and-dagger meetings bet
Views: 1277
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Baskets fly with Chapman Freeborn

November 28 - November 28 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Michel Hurel Transport (MHT) have worked together to deliver over 70 tonnes of outsize oil well equipment.
Views: 629
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Integrated Logistics invests in Terex

November 28 - November 28 - Kuwait-based Integrated Logistics has acquired a Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane with a lifting capacity of 1,200 tonnes, making it the largest mobile hydraulic crane in the company's 400-crane fleet.
Views: 709
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Triple crane contract for MacGregor

November 27 - November 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new subsea crane contract to deliver three cranes for a new offshore accommodation and construction vessel, which is being built at Chantier Davie Canada Inc in Quebec.
Views: 473
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PCN gathers in Bangkok

November 26 - November 26 - Over 145 senior managers from 65 countries gathered from November 17-19 at the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel in Bangkok for the Project Cargo Network's (PCN) third annual summit.
Views: 747
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Damen unveils new wind farm service vessel

November 25 - November 25 - Damen Shipyards has unveiled a new wind farm service vessel (WSV) to support and accommodate turbine maintenance crews at sea and allow them to 'walk to work'.
Views: 608
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The Friday Flyer - November 22nd 2013

November 25 - The embattled STX Group has seen its biggest creditor become its biggest shareholder after the state-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) traded debt for equity in the troubled shipbuilder and its affiliated shipping company STX Pan Ocean. The move by the K
Views: 1123
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Ferus Smit to build for Symphony

November 22 - November 22 - Dutch shipyard, Ferus Smit has received an order to build six new ECOBOX vessels for Symphony Shipping, a part of Symphony Ventures, a company based in Singapore.
Views: 633
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CEA lets the 'cat' out

November 22 - November 22 - CEA Project Logistics has launched a USD2 million, 32-tonne catamaran using its 10 axle line hydraulic trailer and two 65-tonne mobile cranes, on the eastern seaboard of Thailand.
Views: 607
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Terex in Mexican ring road construction

November 21 - November 21 - Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) is utilising its Terex AC 500-2 all terrain cranes in the construction of an elevated ring road in Mexico City.
Views: 487
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GTE overcomes adversity in Russia

November 21 - November 21 - Garant Trans Express (GTE) Logistics has completed the relocation of geological machinery and equipment, from Kharasavay to Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia.
Views: 609
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Kalmar assists Helsingborg

November 21 - November 21 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has relocated an 850-tonne ship-to-shore (STS) crane for the Port of Helsingborg in Sweden.
Views: 594
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Volga-Dnepr secures cargo

November 20 - November 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 23-tonne generator rotor on an IL-76TD-90VD freighter, from East Midlands Airport in the UK to St John's in Newfoundland, Canada.
Views: 665
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Allelys powers ahead in the UK

November 20 - November 20 - Allelys Heavy Haulage has transported the second of three 304-tonne power station transformers for EDF Energy, from Didcot power station in Oxfordshire to the Avonmouth Docks in Bristol, UK.
Views: 1008
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Nurminen handles materials handlers

November 20 - November 20 - Nurminen Logistics has handled the transportation of a total of 1,500 cu m of dismantled materials handling machines from Finland to Murmansk in Russia.
Views: 722
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Garone Logistics joins GPLN

November 19 - November 19 - Garone Logistics China Ltd has become the latest member to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 647
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Boskalis raises 2013 outlook

November 19 - November 19 - Boskalis has announced its Q3 2013 results, reporting higher revenue and earnings levels than in the first and second quarter, with its order book increased to EUR4.3 billion (USD5.8 billion).
Views: 605
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Rickmers-Linie parties in Istanbul

November 19 - November 19 - German shipping line Rickmers-Linie concluded the first day of the Breakbulk Turkey 2013 Conference and Exhibition, Istanbul, with a drinks reception atop the InterContinental Istanbul Hotel.
Views: 770
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Port of Everett adds AAL service

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett has added a new Austral Asia Line (AAL) liner service to its list of regular ship calls.
Views: 798
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Two new offices for GAC

November 18 - November 18 - GAC has opened new offices in Louisiana, USA and Labuan, Malaysia, in response to the increase of offshore oil and gas activity in the respective regions.
Views: 833
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MacGregor wins subsea crane contract

November 18 - November 18 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won a contract to deliver a 250-tonne safe working load (SWL) active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane for the 120 m construction vessel, Island Intervention.
Views: 350
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The Friday Flyer - November 15th 2013

November 18 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 1309
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Donbasstransitservice utilises TMI-4 pontoon

November 18 - November 18 - Donbasstransitservice, based in Mariupol, Ukraine, has arranged the transportation of 830 tonnes of oil refinery equipment from Novorossiysk to Astrakhan in Russia.
Views: 695
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Port of Vancouver welcomes Shengking

November 15 - November 15 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed The China Navigation Company's multi-purpose vessel, Shengking, on its maiden voyage to the United States.
Views: 710
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ENTREC's revenue grows

November 15 - November 15 - ENTREC Corporation, provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services, has announced its third quarter 2013 financial results.
Views: 771
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Liebherr lifts Maid of the Mist boats

November 14 - November 14 - Liebherr has installed a heavy lift fixed cargo crane on a new dry dock facility on the US side of the Niagara Falls, to lift the Maid of the Mist tourist boats from the Niagara River.
Views: 629
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Terex goes pink

November 14 - November 14 - Terex Cranes has donated a pink paint job on Phoenix Crane Rental's new Terex T 340-1 hydraulic truck crane, to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
Views: 632
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DHL busy with heavy projects

November 14 - November 14 - DHL Industrial Projects has completed a number of heavy lift projects in Vietnam, Denmark and Kuwait.
Views: 888
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Innovative ramp build for Coordinadora

November 14 - November 14 - Coordinadora Internacional provides more information on a steel ro-ro ramp, which was designed and constructed to move heavy cargo in Turkey.
Views: 620
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FREJA appoints Lunabba

November 13 - November 13 - As part of its increased focus on project and heavy lift cargo, FREJA Transport & Logistics has employed Tom Lunabba as its project director.
Views: 663
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SCS handles heavy jack up

November 13 - November 13 - Earlier this year, SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport Group was called in to verify the centres of gravity of an 800-tonne jacket and a 500-tonne topside in Alexandria, Egypt.
Views: 707
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CSS gets on the skids

November 13 - November 13 - The projects, oil and energy division of Consolidated Shipping Services (CSS) Group in Dubai, has handled the delivery of 12 skids, each weighing more than 33 tonnes, to Yemen.
Views: 772
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Guangzhou Sunshine ships cranes

November 12 - November 12 - Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics has managed the shipment of more than ten crane sub-assemblies, each consisting of six parts, from China to Indonesia.
Views: 647
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Delayed super-oilfield starts to bear fruit

November 12 - November 12 - More than 13 years after its discovery the Kashagan super-giant oilfield, located in the northern part of the Caspian Sea close to Atyrau, Kazakhstan, started production last month, pumping approximately 40,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd).
Views: 811
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FPS Group adds two

November 12 - November 12- Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Group has appointed two new network members, which have experience in project cargo logistics.
Views: 1080
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Scheuerle assists crane order at Gdynia

November 11 - November 11 - Based in Poland, Gdynia Port Technical Company, has begun processing a large onsite order for Konecranes' Finland branch, ready for shipment to Global Container Terminals (GCT) in New Jersey, USA.
Views: 547
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Maersk-Rickmers doubles up

November 11 - November 11 - US flag heavy lift project carrier, Maersk-Rickmers, has lifted and moved two range support craft, of which the largest weighed 220 tonnes, for the US Navy.
Views: 951
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Ocean7 launches

November 11 - November 11 - A new heavy lift chartering and shipping company has been founded, Ocean7 Projects, operating a fleet of multipurpose and heavy lift vessels.
Views: 950
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Globalink goes for gold

November 11 - November 11 - Globalink has handled the delivery of three 650-tonne mills for a gold mine project from China to Balkhash, Kazakhstan.
Views: 696
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The Friday Flyer - November 8th 2013

November 11 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
Views: 1277
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Mammoet launches terminal crane

November 8 - November 8 - Mammoet has unveiled its new MTC15 terminal crane, which has a capacity of 600 tonnes and a load moment of 15,000 tonne metres.
Views: 619
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PCN makes it three in Tanzania

November 8 - November 8 - BNM Freight Forwarders Co Ltd has become the third and final representative of the Project Cargo Network in Tanzania.
Views: 636
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Liebherr duet in bridge refurbishment

November 7 - November 7 - Two Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes operated by H. N. Krane and Maxicraft have helped position bridge sections for the Freidrich Bridge over the River Spree in Berlin, as part of its refurbishment.
Views: 710
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Dacotrans busy in Panama

November 6 - November 6 - Dacotrans de Centroamerica has recently executed several projects and heavy lift transports in Panama, alongside opening a new office in the country.
Views: 767
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Tiong Woon sees strong start to FY 2014

November 6 - November 6 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has released strong results for the three months ended September 2013 (Q1 2014), with turnover rising 3 percent year-on-year over Q1 2013 to USD35.9 million and gross profit jumping 30 percent to
Views: 783
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Mammoet moves Chevron coke drums

November 6 - November 6 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet helped transport six coke drums for the Chevron El Segundo Refinery in El Segundo, California USA.
Views: 604
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Concert Group rebrands as XPO Global Logistics

November 6 - November 6 - USA headquartered XPO Logistics has rebranded its international freight forwarding division, Concert Group Logistics (CGL), to XPO Global Logistics.
Views: 568
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Counterfeit crane warning from Terex

November 5 - November 5 - Terex Cranes is tracking recent reports of counterfeit Terex crawler crane models originating from China, with the CC 2500-1 lattice boom crawler crane the model of choice for copycat manufacturers.
Views: 501
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Terex to service new L

November 5 - November 5 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received an order for a Terex Gottwald G HMK 5506 mobile harbour crane and three Terex CS 45 KS reach stackers from Hans Lehmann KG, based in L
Views: 352
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Sennebogen gives ASCO a lift

November 5 - November 5 - Aberdeen-headquartered ASCO has invested GBP2.6 million in two new Sennebogen 6130 HMC cranes at its offhore supply base in Peterhead, UK.
Views: 340
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STS crane relocation for Kalmar

November 5 - November 5 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed the relocation of five ship-to-shore (STS) cranes for Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) in Durban, South Africa.
Views: 645
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Wasa makes light work of gas tanks

November 5 - November 5 - Finland headquartered freight forwarder Wasa Logistics recently completed a complex multimodal project shipment, successfully delivering three over-dimensional gas tanks from Decin in the Czech Republic to Kokkola, Finland.
Views: 659
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Rail track machinery move for The Freight Company

November 4 - November 4 - Bangkok, Thailand-based, The Freight Company Ltd, has transported five rail track laying machines from the Saphli railway station in Chumphon, southern Thailand, to the port of Laem Chabang.
Views: 622
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Volga-Dnepr helps Jamaica's power supply

November 4 - November 4 - Volga Dnepr Airlines has transported a 28-tonne turbine rotor from Houston, USA to Montego Bay, Jamaica for air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn.
Views: 462
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The Friday Flyer - November 1st 2013

November 1 - November 1 - In the northern hemisphere, winter is upon us, as the nights draw in and thoughts turn to snow and ice on jobsites. There does seem to be a brighter light at the end of the tunnel, with improved economic prospects in sight in many markets.
Views: 1346
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Ekin delivers dryers in Turkey

November 1 - November 1 - Turkish transportation company Ekin AS has completed the delivery of two 110-tonne dryers from Hendek to Yarimca in Turkey.
Views: 626
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Shuttlelift unveils new crane

October 31 - October 31 - Shuttlelift is to unveil its new DB 200 crane in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin - the largest rubber-tyred, double-beam, fully traversable gantry crane it has ever built, says the manufacturer.
Views: 423
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

October 31 - October 31 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Six new members for THLG

October 31 - October 31 - The Heavy Lift Group appointed six new members during its 53rd conference, held last weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.
Views: 1056
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Terex trio in bridge lift

October 30 - October 30 - Dutch crane service provider, Wagenborg Nedlift has used two Terex AC 500-1 all terrain cranes and a Terex CC 2500-1 crawler crane to position a pedestrian bridge - De Netkous - in Rotterdam.
Views: 522
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Seaway wins Permaducto contract

October 29 - October 29 - Cyrpus-based Seaway Heavy Lifting is to use its crane vessel, Oleg Strashnov, to install the decks and jacket as part of an offshore installation project in Mexico.
Views: 529
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 1272
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Terex crane in wind turbine lift

October 25 - October 25 - Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung has used a new Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to erect an Enercon E-101 wind turbine at the Scharrel community wind farm in Cloppenburg, Germany.
Views: 450
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GBS helps towards 2018 World Cup

October 25 - October 25 - German company, Global Boat Shipping, has transported five pontoons from Rotterdam to Kaliningrad, Russia, for use in the construction of a new World Cup stadium.
Views: 681
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Jumbo handles crane quartet (video)

October 25 - October 25 - One of Jumbo's multipurpose vessels, the Daniella, has completed the shipment of four Liebherr cranes.
Views: 621
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Vanguard installs press line

October 24 - October 24 - Vanguard was contracted by MA Automotive to complete two turnkey projects at the manufacturer's plant in Berlin, in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa.
Views: 604
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Allseas moves cranes across desert

October 24 - October 24 - Allseas Global Logistics has organised the door-to-door shipment of five new internal gantry cranes from Scotland to Saudi Arabia for its client.
Views: 723
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Van der Vlist in Sandpiper's finale

October 24 - October 23 - Van der Vlist has facilitated the demobilisation and last journey of one of Royal Boskalis Westminster's fallpipe vessels at its terminal in the port of Moerdijk.
Views: 473
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Fleet Line on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping Services LLC has shipped two 58-tonne pressure vessels from the Hamriya Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 805
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Ainscough appoints Soltys

October 23 - October 23 - Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Roland Soltys as project engineer.
Views: 606
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Liebherr boosts BTB's fleet

October 23 - October 23 - Berlin-based crane service provider, BTB Logistik GmbH, has replaced its Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 with a new LTM 1750-9.1.
Views: 652
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Large winch order for MacGregor

October 23 - October 23 - Cargotec's MacGregor has won an order worth approximately EUR37 million for 45 electric winches from South Korea-based Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd.
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A valiant tow for Fairmount

October 23 - October 23 - Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Summit, has towed the semi-submersible drilling rig, Ocean Valiant, over a distance of almost 4,830 km from offshore Cameroon to the port of Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Views: 700
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Wind farm success for Vanguard

October 23 - October 23 - South African company, Vanguard, has successfully completed the erection of nine 3 MW wind turbines for a wind farm project in the country's Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 562
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It's a Hercules Triumph for GAC

October 23 - October 23 - GAC Sri Lanka has completed the movement of the offshore drilling rig, Hercules Triumph, from the Sri Lankan port of Trincomalee to Kakinada, India.
Views: 505
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Horseplay for Tuscor Lloyds

October 22 - October 22 - UK-based freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds, has handled the shipment of an oversized horse's head sculpture from Felixstowe, UK to Philadelphia, USA.
Views: 651
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Liebherr's latest crane model assembled

October 22 - October 22 - Liebherr's latest model, the TCC 14000-400 D Litronic combined offshore and mobile harbour crane, has been assembled at the port of Baku in Azerbaijan.
Views: 582
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Hopes raised for Seine-Scheldt link

October 21 - October 21 - France, the Netherlands and the Belgian regions of Flanders and Wallonia have signed the 'Declaration of Tallinn' in which they promise to undertake "all necessary steps" to bring the planned construction of the high capacity Seine-Nord Europ
Views: 742
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October 21 - October 21 - Michelfeld, Germany headquartered K
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Liebherr lifts pedestrian underpasses

October 21 - October 21 - A Liebherr LR 1750 crawler crane, deployed by Wiesbauer GmbH, has been used in a project to modernise the railway station at Bad Kreuznach, Germany.
Views: 594
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The Friday Flyer - October 18th 2013

October 18 - To misquote US Secretary of State Dean Rusk, lawmakers in Washington were 'eyeball to eyeball, and then the other side just blinked' this week when the US Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the USD16.7 trillion federal debt limit. T
Views: 1189
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Nuclear energy projects power Robert Wynn

October 18 - October 18 - Staffordshire-based shipping company Robert Wynn & Sons Ltd has completed two high profile deliveries to Sellafield, Cumbria and Flamanville, Normandy.
Views: 793
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CNC and DGTL in partner project

October 17 - October 17 - CNC Freight Services has transported materials for the Diyarbakir project in Turkmenistan, from Malaysia to the Turkmenbashi port where DGT Logistics Turkmenistan undertook transportation to the job site.
Views: 675
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Terex goes underground

October 17 - October 17 - A total of 18 Terex CTT flat top tower cranes are assisting in the construction of the City Circle Line, the fourth and final phase of the construction project for the Copenhagen Metro in Denmark.
Views: 771
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Offshore marine debut for InterMax

October 17 - October 17 - In its first offshore marine project, China-based InterMax Logistics Solution Ltd has arranged the shipment of equipment from Dalian to Singapore for Diesel Marine Dalian Ltd.
Views: 559
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ITI announces 2014 course schedule

October 16 - October 16 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has announced the release of its 2014 training centre catalogue, featuring more course dates than any other calendar year to date.
Views: 414
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BKV erects huge wind turbine prototype

October 15 - October 15 - Netherlands-based Barneveldse Krane Verhuur (BKV) has used its new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 all terrain crane to erect a wind turbine prototype at the Ecofys test site in Lelystad, for its client Lagerwey Wind.
Views: 501
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Savannah Giant makes debut

October 14 - October 14 - ZIM's special cargo team has handled the shipment of a 100-tonne and 28 m long yacht from Asia to the Port of Savannah, Georgia, making use of the latter's new barge crane, the Savannah Giant, for the first time.
Views: 621
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[email protected] adds to its portfolio

October 14 - October 14 - Hamburg-headquartered [email protected] has added a second vessel design to its portfolio, with the development and creation of the MPV 500 concept, based on the HLV 1600 design concept, which was introduced by the team at the start of this year.
Views: 653
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 1140
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Marcon completes NY tug

October 11 - October 11 - Washington, USA headquartered Marcon International has completed the 5,233 nm (9,697 km) tow of ocean crane barge Thomas W from Long Beach, California through the Panama Canal to the Hudson River in New York.
Views: 422
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Four more for China Navigation

October 11 - October 11 - Following the successful sea trials of the first 39,000 dwt B.Delta37, Wuchang, the China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo) has confirmed an order for four additional 39,000 dwt B.Delta37 handysize bulkcarriers to be built at Chengxi Shipyard
Views: 487
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AWA to market AAL's US West Coast service

October 10 - October 10 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) West Coast service.
Views: 815
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Dockwise to lift Concordia wreck

October 10 - October 10 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Dockwise has been awarded the contract to load and transport the sunken vessel Concordia, offshore Isola del Giglio in Italy.
Views: 881
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Chapman Freeborn charters Antonov giant

October 10 - October 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn teamed-up with NATCO Global Transport Solutions and Projects to deliver a 170-tonne consignment from Switzerland to Bahrain, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter.
Views: 750
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MACS welcomes latest newbuild

October 10 - October 10 - The maiden voyage of MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Golden Karoo marks the end of a new build programme which has seen the shipping line take ownership of four new ships into its fleet of modern multi purpose container ships in recent month
Views: 991
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Information paper on container weighing technologies published

October 10 - October 10 - The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has published an information paper on container weighing technologies - a timely resource for the ports industry following the IMO's recent decision on a mandatory worldwide system for verif
Views: 455
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Van der Vlist moves biomass plant gear

October 9 - October 9 - Van der Vlist recently transported out-of-gauge components for a biomass-fuelled heating plant - nicknamed 'The Purmer' - to Purmerend in North Holland.
Views: 461
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V. Alexander completes column move

October 9 - October 9 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts network (CEE) in Germany - completed the survey and transportation of a 46 m long, 222-tonne column from Germany to Belgium.
Views: 581
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MacGregor supplies 20 new cranes

October 9 - October 9 - MacGregor - the offshore and marine lifting equipment manufacturer and subsidiary of Cargotec Corporation - will supply 20 cranes to Nanjing King Ship Management for four of its newbuild 38,000 dwt general cargo ships.
Views: 422
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Liebherr cranes complete compact lifts

October 8 - October 8 - Two Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 telescopic mobile cranes provided by Schmidbauer were used to complete a compact installation project inside the Liebherr Hydraulikbagger GmbH facility in Kirchdorf.
Views: 280
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Safmarine MPV eyes growth in USA

October 8 - October 8 - Further to our exclusive report in the September/October edition of HLPFI, it was good to see the recently relocated management team of Safmarine MPV flying the flag at the Breakbulk Americas event in New Orleans.
Views: 960
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Terex team in stadium build

October 7 - October 7 - A trio of Brazilian crane rental and construction firms are using their combined expertise, along with a fleet of Terex machinery, to build the 45,000 capacity Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus.
Views: 779
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Wagenborg completes complex shipment

October 7 - October 7 - Netherlands headquartered Wagenborg Nedlift recently coordinated the delivery of a 295-tonne transformer to the northern port city of Pite
Views: 551
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RAK joins PCN in South Africa

October 7 - October 7 - RAK Logistics has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing South Africa.
Views: 726
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 1240
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HANSA appoints EPS in Scandinavia

October 4 - October 4 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Denmark based Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) its exclusive agent in Scandinavia.
Views: 897
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Combi Lift wins Bokrum tender

October 3 - October 3 - Denmark headquartered heavy lift and project shipping line Combi Lift has won the tender for the ocean transportation of transition pieces and monopoles for the Dong Energy Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm project.
Views: 662
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Toasty work for ABL

October 3 - October 3 - Belgium-based ABL Forwarding has delivered a 109-tonne desolventiser-toaster from
Views: 718
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Superflex system launched (video)

October 2 - October 2 - Earlier this summer, HLPFI reported that heavy-duty equipment manufacturers Scheuerle and Nicolas launched the new Superflex semi-lowbed trailer.
Views: 369
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Phorkys joins XLP

October 2 - October 2 - Phorkys Shipping Pvt Ltd, headquartered in Chennai, India, has become the latest company to join the XLProjects (XLP) network.
Views: 678
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Conquest MB1 heads to London

October 1 - October 1 - Conquest Offshore BV's crane barge Conquest MB1 is heading for London Gateway on the north bank of the river Thames, UK.
Views: 526
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AWA markets AAL West Coast service

October 1 - October 1 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) new West Coast service.
Views: 771
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Volga-Dnepr completes LNG project

September 30 - September 30 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed one of its biggest-ever air logistics projects, having delivered more than 6,000 tonnes of cargo on 88 flights to supply an ExxonMobil PNG-LNG project in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 811
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BWL joins PCN

September 30 - September 30 - Bluestar Worldwide Logistics (BWL) has been approved as a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Kuwait.
Views: 844
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Terex Crossover gets White Crane's vote

September 27 - September 27 - West Columbia, South Carolina based White Crane Company Inc operates a wide range of lifting equipment but the Terex Crossover 6000 is the most popular in its fleet, claims president of the company, Jason Flynt.
Views: 299
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PCN welcomes Israel's DSS

September 27 - September 26 - Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Israel.
Views: 875
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ALE secures expansion credit

September 26 - September 26 - Staffordshire, UK based Abnormal Load Engineering (ALE) has secured funding from a lending club of four banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate & Institutional Banking (RBS CIB), to support its ongoing international expansion plan
Views: 871
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Pipe lay tower move for Jumbo

September 26 - September 26 - Jumbo Shipping has completed the transportation of the first of two 1,600-tonne flexible pipe lay towers to Okpo, South Korea for French company Imeca.
Views: 737
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Jumbo launches K3000 class vessel

September 25 - September 25 - Netherlands headquartered Jumbo has launched its first new K3000 class vessel - named Jumbo Kinetic - at the Brodosplit shipyard, located in Split, Croatia.
Views: 549
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Port of Newport acquires LHM 180

September 25 - September 25 - Wales's Port of Newport, owned and operated by Associated British Ports (ABP), has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LHM 180 mobile harbour crane.
Views: 565
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Van der Vlist presses ahead

September 24 - September 24 - Netherlands based heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist was recently involved in a project transporting metal presses from central Europe to Casablanca in Morocco.
Views: 671
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Wagenborg new crane makes debut

September 24 - September 24 - During July 2013, HLPFI reported that Wagenborg Nedlift added a new 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LR1750 crawler crane to its fleet. That addition recently completed its first heavy lift job in on behalf of German multinational ThyssenKrupp i
Views: 472
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Trains steam ahead with Toll

September 24 - September 24 - Toll NQX - the road transport arm of Australia based integrated logistics service provider Toll Group - transported five 129-tonne trains on five separate 2,200 km truck journeys across Australia.
Views: 669
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Freight Expert joins PPL

September 24 - September 24 - Freight Expert, Inc. from Japan has become the latest company to join the Pacific Power Logistics Network (PPL).
Views: 754
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New ro-ro terminal for Port Manatee

September 23 - September 23 - Florida, USA based Port Manatee together with The Pasha Group will develop and market a full-service multipurpose ro-ro terminal near the entrance of Tampa Bay.
Views: 656
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Mammoet completes landmark jack-up

September 23 - September 23 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transportation specialist Mammoet has successfully performed its 25th jack-up project since the system was introduced in 2004.
Views: 778
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Universal Cranes reaches for the stars

September 20 - September 20 - A 600-tonne capacity Terex CC 2800-1 crawler crane, owned by Universal Cranes, has installed a 34 m diameter antenna, one of three communication antennae, as part of the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC).
Views: 267
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The Friday Flyer - September 20th 2013

September 20 - September 20 - A keynote address at next week's Breakbulk Americas conference poses the stark question: What is the future of the breakbulk industry?
Views: 1225
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City Union moves 2,000 cu m for CNPC

September 19 - September 19 - China-based City Union Logistics has handled a project with a total volume of 2,000 cu m for China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).
Views: 640
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New quayside site for HHLA

September 18 - September 18 - HHLA Logistics has consolidated its project and heavy lift logistics at an additional site next to the
Views: 720
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Scheuerle rolls out mega deal with Roll-Lift

September 17 - September 17 - Roll-Lift has signed a multi-million US dollar contract for 400 axle lines of Scheuerle self propelled modular transporters (SPMTs).
Views: 519
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Liburnia claims Croatian record (video)

September 16 - September 16 - Liburnia Maritime Agency is claiming a record Croatian heavy lift performance following the recent lift and transport of two new build asphalt barges from Rijeka to Colombia.
Views: 785
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Trio of Terex cranes join Rothmund

September 16 - September 16 - Pforzheim, Germany based crane rental firm Rothmund GmbH has extended its fleet with the delivery of one Terex AC 100, an AC 140 Compact and an AC 250-1 all terrain cranes.
Views: 451
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Zoomlion delivers four to Namibia

September 13 - September 13 - Global Cranes & Machinery LLC has delivered four of its Zoomlion rough terrain cranes to a customer in Namibia.
Views: 448
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New role for Global's Gibson

September 13 - September 13 - Global Cranes & Machinery, LLC have appointed Ed Gibson as sales manager Americas.
Views: 579
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Wasel takes Liebherr to the max (video)

September 13 - September 13 - Bergheim-based Wasel GmbH erected a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane to its maximum hook height of 154 m to dismantle a hanging scaffold on Cologne Cathedral.
Views: 539
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Terex cranes bridge another gap

September 13 - September 13 - In Germany, Crane service providers, Ulferts & Wittrock, Wagenborg Nedlift and Sarens worked together to lift the 120 m long St
Views: 502
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COSCO Dalian to build BigRoll vessels

September 13 - September 13 - BigRoll Shipping - the new heavy lift shipping line formed in May 2013 through the combination of BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping - has contracted COSCO Dalian Shipyard to build two MC Class module carriers for the transportation of
Views: 690
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Tight fit for giant rotor

September 12 - September 12 - Ruslan International arranged the transport of a rotor from Chengdu, China to
Views: 730
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Yong Sheng arrives in Rotterdam

September 12 - September 12 - When China Ocean Shipping Company's (COSCO) multipurpose heavy lift vessel, Yong Sheng, arrived in Rotterdam earlier this week, she sailed into the record books as the first Chinese ship to traverse the Northern Sea Route across the top of
Views: 632
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Van der Vlist moves deeper underground

September 11 - September 11 - Heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist recently collected two Caterpillar R2900 machines from Antwerp, Belgium to take to Terneuzen in the Netherlands.
Views: 578
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Jumbo trumpets anchor spread contract

September 11 - September 11 - Jumbo has been awarded a pipelaying contract by Malaysian contractor, Sigur Ros, to oversee transportation and installation of 126 gravity anchor spreads.
Views: 622
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OSD secures design contract

September 10 - September 10 - OSD-IMT, a division of Netherlands-based Offshore Ship Designers, has secured a design contract for two IMT 965 seismic support vessels for China Oilfield Service Ltd (COSL), Beijing.
Views: 618
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New finance chief for Erickson

September 10 - September 10 - Oregon based Erickson Air-Crane has announced the appointment of Eric K. Struik as its new chief financial officer.
Views: 568
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Port of Milwaukee receives Pacesetter award

September 10 - September 10 - Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tom Barrett, discusses planned infrastructure investments at the port of Milwaukee today at a ceremony honouring the port for its increased international cargo volume in 2012.
Views: 554
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Heavy warms up with cold-former move

September 9 - September 9 - Antwerp's Heavy Logistics has handled the door-to-door delivery of a packed cold-former machine from Belgium to Mauston, Wisconsin.
Views: 880
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The Friday Flyer - September 6th 2013

September 9 - September 9 - Expect plenty of ballyhoo in Rotterdam next week if COSCO's multi-purpose heavy lift ship, Yong Sheng, arrives on schedule on Monday.
Views: 1289
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Guangzhou Sunshine handles ship crane move

September 6 - September 6 - Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co Ltd managed the shipment of a hydraulic power unit and pressure vessel from Rotterdam to the Nansha shipyard in China.
Views: 669
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Erickson confirms Air Amazonia deal

September 5 - September 5 - Erickson Air-Crane Inc has confirmed that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Air Amazonia Servi
Views: 787
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Paccon helps keep KOG turning

September 5 - September 5 - Paccon Logistics, based in South Africa, acted as the agents for KOG Transport Switzerland in the shipping of two part charters recently, carried on the BBC Campana and BBC Montana.
Views: 742
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Holleman handles heavy condensers

September 4 - September 4 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D transported two oversized condensers from Ploietsi to the port of Constanta in Romania.
Views: 721
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IFT carries crane to Thailand

September 4 - September 4 - International Freight Transport Inc. (IFT) has shipped a Link-Belt HSP-8050 crane from Utah to Lat Krabang, Thailand.
Views: 650
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SAL arrives early with sphere tank

September 4 - September 4 - Thanks to some effective planning, SAL Heavy Lift's Grietje discharged a sphere tank that had been shipped from Sattahip, Thailand to Antwerp, Belgium, three days ahead of schedule.
Views: 683
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Heavy Lift Group off to Stratford

September 3 - September 3 - Will it be a 'mid summer night's dream', or a 'winter's tale' for the Heavy Lift Group when it holds its 53rd conference from October 26 - 27, 2013 at Stratford upon Avon in the UK, birthplace of famous poet and writer, Shakespeare.
Views: 518
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Spedition Thomas in multi-origin move

September 3 - September 3 - Austrian freight forwarder, Spedition Thomas has handled a multi-origin transport of a complete pollution cleaning facility.
Views: 729
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Volga-Dnepr fast tracks equipment to Russia

September 2 - September 2 - Volga-Dnepr has handled the delivery of 180 tonnes of oil and gas equipment from Italy to Brask, destined for the Talakan field in Russia, on behalf of STS Logistics.
Views: 666
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RollDock Star shoots into action

September 2 - September 2 - Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has launched the 151.5 m long RollDock Star, with a deadweight of 8,000 tons, for the Dutch shipping line RollDock BV.
Views: 562
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The Friday Flyer - August 30th 2013

August 30 - A debate has started as to whether dredging at ports on the United States East Coast (USEC) may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services.
Views: 1345
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Hot and cold shipments for GPLN members

August 28 - August 28 - GPLN member from Israel, Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) Ltd, last week handled the discharge of two heavy power plant units at Ashdod port using two heavy duty mobile cranes.
Views: 811
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Tiong Woon performs strongly in 2013

August 27 - August 27 - In its financial year 2013 (FY2013) results, Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation saw revenue rise 36 percent year-on-year over FY2012 to SGD200.5 million (USD156.2 million). Net profit during FY2013 equated to SGD17.6 million (USD13
Views: 897
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JSC Transafe and Volga-Dnepr move oil gear

August 27 - August 27 - Russian logistics provider JSC Transafe chartered a Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter to deliver a 95-tonne oil refinery compressor from Vladivostok to Krasnoyarsk.
Views: 569
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Ro-ro refurb at Kiel

August 26 - August 26 - The Port of Kiel, Germany, has completely refurbished its ro-ro facility at Berth No.1.
Views: 640
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
Views: 1335
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HANSA HEAVY LIFT names interim boss

August 23 - August 23 - Just one year after he was appointed ceo, HANSA HEAVY LIFT has announced that Tomas Dyrbye has left the company and will be replaced by Roger Iliffe its interim ceo.
Views: 661
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Jumbo Fairlift completes Pasajes project

August 23 - August 23 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift maritime company Jumbo has successfully completed a complicated project at the port of Pasajes, northern Spain, using its vessel Fairlift.
Views: 642
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Entec acquires Terex lift

August 22 - August 22 - Manaus, Brazil based crane and heavy machinery rental firm Entec Longhi & Cia has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 500-2 all-terrain crane (ATC).
Views: 606
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Africa's largest crane built in Angola

August 21 - August 21 - According to reports in the international media, Africa's largest crane has been commissioned in the Angolan province of Kwanza Sul at Porto Amboim.
Views: 594
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Liebherr sees Oceania success

August 21 - August 21 - 2013 has been a strong year so far for Liebherr Maritime Cranes in Oceania, with the delivery of mobile harbour cranes, ship-to-shore container cranes and straddle carriers to the region.
Views: 510
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Feldmann uses Goldhofer in TBM project

August 20 - August 20 - Bilten, Switzerland based Feldmann Pneukran und Transporte AG has transported a 160-tonne hydraulic gearbox for a tunnel boring machine (TBM) using 20-axle lines of Goldhofer THP/ET heavy-duty modular trailers.
Views: 556
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Erickson wins maintenance contract

August 20 - August 20 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received a contract from Helicopter Transport Services to perform modifications and upgrades on seven CH54B tail boom and pylon assemblies.
Views: 488
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Tandem lift for cylinder in Brake

August 20 - August 20 - In the port of Brake, Germany, two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes - a LHM 550 and a LHM 500 - were used to offload a 150-tonne cylinder destined for a new paper production line at Alfeld in Lower Saxony.
Views: 588
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Beyel completes Disney project

August 19 - August 19 - Florida, USA headquartered crane and rigging company Beyel Brothers has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 250-1 all terrain crane.
Views: 539
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 1237
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Boskalis on the up in 2013

August 16 - August 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands headquartered marine contractor - has issued its H1 2013 performance figures reporting a net profit of EUR123 million (USD164 million), up from EUR102 million (USD136.11 million) in H1 2012.
Views: 972
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New additions at XLP

August 16 - August 16 - XLProjects (XLP), the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has added Columbia Pro-rail Transport Services Limited (CPTS) as a representative n China.
Views: 635
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Inntalkran completes lake installation

August 15 - August 15 - German crane operator Inntalkran Zaisser GmbH deployed its Liebherr LTM 1095-5.1 mobile crane on an unusual project on the Seeon Lake in Bavaria.
Views: 273
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Mammoet mobilised for Maas job

August 15 - August 15 - According to reports in the international press, four tanks measuring 24 m in diameter and 26 m tall have been transported over the river Maas in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 582
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Entrec sees strong growth

August 13 - August 13 - Entrec Corporation - an Alberta, Canada headquartered provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services - has issued its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2013 (Q2 2013).
Views: 785
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Rickmers chooses Liebherr cranes

August 13 - August 13 - German heavy machinery manufacturer Liebherr has been awarded a contract to supply six heavy lift ship cranes for the German shipping line, Rickmers.
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Reshamsingh joins CEE

August 13 - August 13 - Reshamsingh & Co pvt, Ltd has become the exclusive member for the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in New Delhi, India, under the heavy haulage, cranes and barge categories.
Views: 658
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Coordinadora ships transformer gear

August 12 - August 12 - Spain headquartered project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has handled the shipment of a 378 tonne transformer from Seville to Texas, USA.
Views: 563
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NEAS acquires MPV

August 12 - August 12 - Iqaluit, Canada headquartered shipping line NEAS has taken delivery of its newest multipurpose vessel - Mitiq - which will be deployed on services to Canada's isolated Arctic communities.
Views: 803
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Rickmers-Linie names South China agent

August 12 - August 12 - German heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has named Ben Line Agencies (HK) as its sales agent in Southern China, effective August 1, 2013.
Views: 695
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
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SAL loads super-heavy module

August 9 - August 9 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered SAL Heavy Lift deployed its vessel Svenja to Rotterdam, the Netherlands to load a 1,435 tonne living quarter module.
Views: 636
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PCN celebrates 3rd birthday

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its third anniversary. Today, PCN has an international presence that includes 197 members spanning more than 700 worldwide offices in 93 countries.
Views: 838
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Van der Vlist moves heavy loaders

August 9 - August 9 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist has transported heavy construction machinery on behalf of Bergerat Monnoyear - Poland's official dealer of Caterpillar machinery.
Views: 599
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Boskalis refloats drilling rig for repair

August 9 - August 9 - Netherlands based marine contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster has assisted with the repair and maintenance of a semi-submersible drilling rig in the Mediterranean.
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Riga Mainz completes cathedral lift

August 8 - August 8 - Germany headquartered crane services provider Riga Mainz has completed a sensitive project using a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane - the replacement of a 20-tonne spire at Mainz Cathedral.
Views: 538
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Tanks and bullets for Jumbo Jubilee

August 7 - August 7 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Jumbo has transported three over-dimensional storage bullets and three heavy storage tanks from Ortona, Italy to Coatzacoalcos in Mexico.
Views: 677
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Holleman completes cool project

August 6 - August 6 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network representing Bulgaria, has transported one over-dimensional cold box from the Port of Ruse to the Sisecam glass factory in Targovishte.
Views: 597
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 768
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R&B Global Projects is now fully operational

August 5 - August 5 - R&B Global Projects,formed earlier this year by Dave Roosen and Ilse Blockx, is now fully operational from its headquarters in Opatija Riviera, Croatia.
Views: 623
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Erickson sees Q2 gains

August 1 - August 1 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has issued its Q2 2013 performance results.
Views: 722
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Emmert in electromagnet project

August 1 - August 1 - USA headquartered project forwarding specialist Emmert International has successfully relocated an electromagnet from the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York to Chicago, Illinois.
Views: 569
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TCR buys Kamag heavy lift gear

July 31 - July 31 - Coffeyville, Kansas, USA headquartered Taylor Crane & Rigging (TCR), an industrial mover and crane services company, has acquired 32-axle lines of Scheuerle/Kamag K-25s.
Views: 727
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BEL joins PCN

July 31 - July 31 - Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has become the newest addition to the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Bangladesh.
Views: 667
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Liebherr crawler breaks world record

July 31 - July 31 - German crane manufacturer Liebherr has set a new world record by assembling the world's tallest crawler crane at its manufacturing plant in Ehingen.
Views: 460
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Jassim relies on Scheuerle unit

July 30 - July 30 - Kuwait headquartered Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) has deployed the Scheuerle InterCombi trailer on a recent heavy lift project.
Views: 734
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Say Hi to BigLift's Happy Sky

July 30 - July 30 - BigLift Shipping's latest addition to its fleet, Happy Sky, is now on its maiden commercial voyage from Shanghai in China to Cape Lambert, Australia carrying three large modules weighing 935 tonnes, 818 tonnes and 777 tonnes, which will be insta
Views: 649
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Barloworld acquires TCS

July 30 - July 30 - Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) has acquired TCS Logistics (PYT) Ltd, a specialist in moving abnormal loads into and around sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 896
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Warning of road delays in Eastern Cape

July 30 - July 30 - Users of the national road network in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa should expect long delays due to the construction of wind farms in the region, says the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (Sanral).
Views: 782
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Erickson adds Crespo to sales team

July 30 - July 30 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has named Santiago Crespo its vice president of global sales and marketing, effective July 31, 2013.
Views: 757
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Gebr

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The Friday Flyer - July 26th 2013

July 26 - This week Cosco Shipping confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for a further four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.
Views: 1095
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Final Mexican member joins PCN

July 26 - July 26 - Trafiver Logistics SA de CV has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as its third and final representative in Mexico.
Views: 816
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Wismar takes another Sennebogen crane

July 26 - July 26 - Germany's Seehafen Wismar GmbH has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 870 M harbour crane from LST Bau- und Industriemaschinen GmbH, Sennebogen's local sales partner.
Views: 712
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Another four multipurpose newbuilds for Cosco

July 26 - July 26 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS).
Views: 564
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CJ Korea chooses Amarcon's OCTOPUS

July 25 - July 25 - Netherlands headquartered Amarcon - a member of the ABB Group - has received an order for two OCTOPUS-Onboard motion monitoring systems from CJ Korea Express.
Views: 879
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Bahri acquires third newbuild

July 25 - July 25 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has received its newbuild 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Tabuk.
Views: 780
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Columbia completes ski slope project

July 25 - July 25 - Portland, Oregon based Columbia Helicopters has deployed one of its heavy lift aircraft in support of a ski lift refurbishment project in North-Central Washington State, USA.
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July 24 - July 24 - The Power Logistics Asia 2013 exhibition and conference, which will be hosted in Singapore, September 30-31, 2013, will feature Per Th
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