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Equipment News from March 2013

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Bigge boosts crane rental fleet

March 28 - March 28 - California, US headquartered Bigge Crane and Rigging has recently added over 100 new cranes to its rental fleet at a cost of USD60 million.
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Ulferts & Wittrock adds Terex crawler

March 28 - March 28 - German lifting and transport specialist Ulferts & Wittrock has taken delivery of the first Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane.
Views: 378
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SAL Heavy Lift relocates to Hamburg

March 28 - March 28 - German shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has completed the relocation of its head office to HafenCity, Hamburg.
Views: 321
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Landmark for Terex crane deliveries

March 28 - Terex Port Solutions has supplied its 1,500th Terex Gottwald mobile harbour crane - a G HMK 607 B - to client SEA-invest.
Views: 275
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Cargotec to supply Malaysian cranes

March 28 - March 28 - A leading Malaysian shipbuilding and chartering group has ordered two 100-tonne active heave-compensated (ACH) offshore cranes from Finnish equipment manufacturer Cargotec.
Views: 370
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SC&RA delivers crane safety papers

March 28 - March 28 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has developed two assembly/disassembly guides for cranes.
Views: 102
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ALE plays key role in i54 project

March 27 - March 27 - UK headquartered heavy lift specialist ALE has completed the transportation and installation of a 250 tonne bridge in South Staffordshire, UK.
Views: 476
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Bahri uses new fleet to boost US services

March 26 - March 26 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), as a part of its fleet renewal programme, has scrapped its general cargo vessel Saudi Diriyah for a sum of SAR30.3 million (USD8.04 million).
Views: 435
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Sarens uses Terex lift

March 25 - March 25 - Belgian crane services provider Sarens has used a Terex CC 9800 crawler crane at Rostock port to load support columns for offshore wind farm foundations in the Baltic Sea.
Views: 296
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business m
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business model is dea
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Eisele adds Liebherr lift

March 22 - March 22 - Frankfurt, Germany based crane hire company Eisele, has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 271
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Bigge continues to grow

March 21 - March 21 - California, US headquartered Bigge Crane and Rigging Co has continued to grow the Tower Crane rental arm of its business.
Views: 232
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Terex additions at Crane Service

March 21 - March 21 - Albuquerque, US based Crane Service Inc. has added a new 250-tonne capacity Terex AC 250-1 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 316
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Boskalis takes final percent

March 21 - March 21 - Last week, HLPFI reported that Dutch dredging and marine contractor Boskalis had secured 99 percent of the share capital in semi-submersible heavy lift specialist, Dockwise (http://tinyurl.com/cktcaxk).
Views: 224
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CNCo returns to China with four ship order

March 21 - March 21 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep sea shipping arm of the Swire group, has ordered four 22,000 dwt multipurpose vessels from Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Ouhua), Zhoushan, China.
Views: 472
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Erickson acquires Evergreen Helicopters

March 20 - March 20 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane International is set to acquire Evergreen Helicopters Inc. (EHI) in a deal worth USD250 million.
Views: 537
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Transition pieces loaded at Cuxport

March 20 - March 20 - Cuxhaven e.V (HWG) - a group of companies working together to develop the Cuxport gateway, Germany - has handled heavy wind farm components destined for the Meerwind Sud/Ost wind farm.
Views: 419
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Dockwise shifts Big Foot platform

March 19 - March 19 - Breda based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely transported the Chevron-operated extended tension leg platform (ETLP) hull from Silli-do Island, South Korea, to Corpus Christi, USA.
Views: 446
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Dimerco Malaysia wins TAPA certification

March 19 - March 19 - Dimerco Express (Malaysia) has achieved Class-A Freight Security Requirements Certification, granted by the Transported Asset Protection Association, Asia (TAPA Asia).
Views: 327
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Hat trick for PCN

March 18 - March 18 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Base spa, representing Italy, has handled a large project shipment at port Livorno.
Views: 728
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FWPL performs heavy transport at Adani port

March 18 - March 18 - Two oversized cargoes manufactured by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have been shipped from Adani Port, India to Suriname. It was the heaviest-ever shipment handled at the Adani gateway, according to Indian forwarder Freight Wings Pvt (FWPL).
Views: 394
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The Friday Flyer - March 15 2013

March 15 - Two appointments under very different conditions this week have made global headlines, though arguably only one is likely to have any impact on the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. In the Vatican, white smoke heralded a new era for the Catholic
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Modulift lifts Navy turbines

March 14 - March 14 - Modulift designed and built bespoke spreader beams for the installation of a gas turbine on board the British Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Views: 248
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Metro Ports celebrates 90 years

March 14 - March 14 - USA based stevedoring and terminal services provider Metro Ports is celebrating its 90th anniversary.
Views: 294
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Rickmers-Linie launches new service

March 14 - March 14 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered shipping line Rickmers-Linie has launched a new westbound round-the-world service.
Views: 407
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Steady performance at Boskalis

March 14 - March 14 - Royal Boskalis Westminster reported record revenues of EUR3.1 billion (USD4.02 billion) for financial year 2012 - up 10 percent year-on-year over 2011.
Views: 428
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PacArctic anticipates Alaskan growth

March 13 - March 13 - PacArctic Logistics will establish a monthly general cargo service between Port of Olympia, Washington, USA and Point MacKenzie, effective April 19.
Views: 510
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Shell selects ITI for rigging training

March 13 - March 13 - Industrial Training International (ITI) in cooperation with Royal Dutch Shell has launched a custom rigging training programme for Shell personnel and contractors - the Shell Onshore Mobile Crane Rigging programme.
Views: 238
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Erickson Air-Crane flies in 2012

March 13 - March 13 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has reported strong revenue and profit growth for its financial year 2012, ending December 2012.
Views: 461
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ALE hauls Dutch farmhouse

March 13 - March 13 - Staffordshire, UK headquartered heavy lift transportation specialist ALE has moved a farmhouse in Lent, the Netherlands.
Views: 482
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SHL awarded Welsh offshore contract

March 12 - March 12 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has secured a large contract for the installation of monopiles and transition pieces at one of Europe's largest offshore wind farms in the North Sea.
Views: 391
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CEA joins PCN

March 11 - March 11 - CEA Projects (Cranes and Equipment Co Ltd) has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Thailand.
Views: 346
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Altius loads heavy gear

March 11 - March 11 - Spanish forwarder Altius recently loaded a 585-tonne fractioner measuring 63.6 m x 10.6 m at the port of Ulsan, South Korea.
Views: 413
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Breakbulk China begins tomorrow

March 11 - March 11 - The Shanghai International Exposition Center (Intex) and Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel are playing host to one of the most comprehensive cargo and logistics events of its kind, Breakbulk China 2013.
Views: 449
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The Friday Flyer

March 8 - March 8 - The fact that today is International Women's Day casts a spotlight on the growing number of female managers and executives in the global supply chain.
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Canadian addition for PCN

March 8 - March 8 - Canaan Shipping has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Canada.
Views: 424
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e-learning grows with ITI

March 8 - March 8 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has hosted instructor-led webinars for the crane, rigging and lifting community for nearly 12 months.
Views: 158
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SCS presses ahead

March 7 - March 7 - Netherlands headquartered SCS Heavy Lifts & Transports has shifted a heavy press frame between Ruhrarea and Ginsheim, Germany.
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Sunseeker hits Dubai with PSP

March 7 - March 7 - Southampton, UK based boat transportation specialist PSP Worldwide Logistics has delivered a 40 m yacht to the Dubai International Boat Show.
Views: 486
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Mutitrade wins Indo-Australia project

March 7 - March 7- Multitrade Spain, in cooperation with Dextra Industries & Transport, will shift a nitrate plant from Indonesia to Australia.
Views: 388
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Jurtransa by the dozen

March 7 - March 7 - Lithuania's Jurtransa worked with partners from Finland and Poland to manage the transportation of 34 modules (produced by CMEC, China) from Klaipeda, Lithuania to two power stations in Novolukoml and Beooozersk in Belorussia.
Views: 432
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Liebherr crawlers on wind farm projects

March 6 - March 6 - Two Liebherr LTR 11200 telescopic crawler cranes have been deployed on a wind farm construction project in Saterland, Germany.
Views: 301
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ISS acts as agent at DP World London

March 6 - March 6 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) was called on to act as an agent for the arrival of the first giant cranes at DP World London Gateway - the UK's newest container port.
Views: 328
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MLB joins XLProjects

March 6 - March 6 - Manfred Lauterjung Befrachtung SL (MLB Spain) is the newest member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, representing Spain.
Views: 436
Wasel acquires Liebherr fleet thumbnail image

Wasel acquires Liebherr fleet

March 5 - March 5 - Bergheim, Germany headquartered crane and heavy lift contractor Wasel has purchased 20 Liebherr mobile cranes.
Views: 278
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Babaji lifts and shifts oxidizer stack

March 5 - March 5 - Babaji Shivram Clearing & Carriers has transported a thermal oxidizer and related cargoes from Mundra port, India to the Aishwariya project site in Barmer, Rajasthan.
Views: 339
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Rollit handles heavy wind

March 4 - March 4 - Antwerp based Rollit Cargo has handled a 6MW offshore wind turbine for its clients Rhenus/Wirtz Shipping, set for the Belwind North Sea Project.
Views: 403
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DP World accepts giant cranes

March 4 - March 4 - DP World's London Gateway - the UK's newest deep-sea container port - has seen giant cranes arrive at the port after a two-month voyage from China.
Views: 382
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Allcargo generates Indian result

March 4 - March 4 - Indian project forwarder Allcargo Logistics has shifted a 218-tonne generator from Mumbai port to Bhagad, India, on behalf TATA Projects - the EPC wing of the Indian multinational TATA Group.
Views: 335
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The Friday Flyer - March 1st 2013

March 1 - As this is the first day of March, HLPFI staff would like to wish "Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapu - Happy St David's Day" to all our Welsh speaking readers.
Views: 717
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New PCN member shifts generator sets

March 1 - March 1 - Advantage Worldwide (UK) (AWL) has become the third and final member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing the United Kingdom.
Views: 401

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