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Equipment News from April 2013

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ITI - dangers of synthetic rigging

April 30 - April 30 - On April 25, 2013 Industrial Training International (ITI) hosted its Showcase Webinar Series titled Rigging & Sling Failures: Case Studies and Solutions.
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CONDOCK and Combi Lift to merge activities

April 30 - April 30 - In a move described as a 'bundling of core competencies', Harren & Partner and J. Poulsen Shipping, the owners of CONDOCK and K/S Combi Lift have announced that the two companies will merge activities from the beginning of May, with the CONDOCK
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CN Shipping wins Hartmann business

April 29 - April 29 - Following our report on April 16 about Hartmann Project Lines' new service from Europe to West Africa, CN Shipping has been revealed as the UK Agent for the venture.
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PCN duo delivers Turkish load

April 29 - April 29 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for the UK Advantage Worldwide and Turkish PCN member MTS Logistics, have teamed-up to move a 19 tonne furnace from Liverpool, UK to Port Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 501
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The Friday Flyer - April 26th 2013

April 26 - German businesspeople seem less confident in prospects for the future and their nervousness may impact project cargo and heavy lift operators in the coming year. Think tank Ifo has noted that for a second consecutive month, German business confidence fell
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Brazilian JV wins ESTA award

April 26 - April 26 - Transdata Fagioli do Brasil (TFB) - a joint venture between Italian project forwarder Fagioli and Transdata - has won the award for the best 'SPMT transport job of the year' at the ESTA Awards of Excellence 2013.
Views: 354
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Bigge buys four Liebherr crawlers

April 25 - April 25 - Californian crane dealer Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased four new Liebherr LR1300SX crawler cranes at Bauma 2013 trade fair in Munich.
Views: 392
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Boskalis completes Dockwise acquisition

April 23 - April 23 - Dutch marine contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster has completed the acquisition of semi-submersible and heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise.
Views: 392
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WWPC duo moves exploration gear

April 22 - April 22 - Malaysian Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network member CNC Freight Services recently arranged two charter flights using an AN-124 freighter out of Singapore to Turkmenistan.
Views: 395
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Sarens completes heavy Bulgarian project

April 18 - April 18 - Wolvertem, Belgium headquartered heavy lift specialist Sarens Group has transported two 1,400 tonne reactors from the port of Bourgas, Bulgaria to an inland oil refinery.
Views: 390
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PCN adds Darka in South Sudan

April 16 - April 16 - Project Caro Network (PCN) member for Sudan - Darka for Trading & Services - has extended its PCN representation to South Sudan.
Views: 380
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Global Projects Supervision launches

April 16 - April 16 - Global Projects Supervision has begun trading and offers independent consultancy to the maritime industry. It will provide a range of advisory services on topics including logistics, architecture, class surveying and brokerage.
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Bigge's record-breaking week

April 16 - April 16 - California, US based crane dealer Bigge Crane and Rigging has delivered 34 Terex rough terrain (RT) cranes in one week - breaking the company's own sales record.
Views: 257
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Rickmers-Linie shifts Bangladesh-built ferry

April 15 - April 15 - Heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has delivered the first ferry manufactured by a Bangladesh shipyard for European owners, on board the vessel Baltic Winter.
Views: 447
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SCRA makes senior appointments

April 15 - April 15 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SCRA) used its annual conference last week to make a number of senior managerial appointments.
Views: 443
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The Friday Flyer - April 12th 2013

April 12 - April 12 - Anyone who has lived into their ninth decade, many in the public eye, will have made as many friends as enemies in that time.
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Megalift invests in in Liebherr mobile crane

April 12 - April 12 - Bremen-Based Megalift GmbH has invested in a Liebherr LTM 1350-6.1, saying that 350-tonne capacity mobile crane is a great fit for the company's requirements.
Views: 535
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Nordana orders new ship

April 12 - April 12 - Nordana has placed an order with Italian yard, Visentini for the first of its next generation of multipurpose ro-ro vessels, scheduled for delivery in May 2014, kicking off the line's tonnage renewal programme for its Mediterranean / Americas r
Views: 273
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Four arm shipment for Cory

April 12 - April 12 - Four 36-tonne loading arms and ancillary equipment have been shipped by Cory Logistics from Whitstable, UK to Indonesia, via Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 378
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Dockwise delists

April 11 - April 11 - Today is the last day that shares in Dockwise Limited will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange.
Views: 377
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Tradelossa nets SCRA award

April 11 - April 11 - Mexican project forwarder Tradelossa has won first place in the Specialized Crane Rigging & Rigging Association's (SCRA) 'Rigging Job of the Year' category
Views: 278
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Kobelco exhibits 'green' crawler

April 11 - April 11 - Japanese crane manufacturer Kobelco Cranes is displaying its CKE2500 G-series 250-ton multipurpose crawler crane at the Bauma 2013 conference and exhibition in Munich.
Views: 298
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Liebherr sees revenue and profit gains

April 11 - April 11 - German equipment manufacturer Liebherr International Group has seen its turnover grow by 9 percent year-on-year in 2012 to EUR9.1 billion (USD8.9 billion).
Views: 326
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RollDock names new UK agent

April 11 - April 11 - RollDock Shipping BV has appointed Shearwater Shipping and Chartering Limited as its exclusive agent in the UK and Eire.
Views: 446
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Revenues up, but profits down for Coscol

April 10 - April 10 - Cosco Shipping (Coscol) saw its 2012 revenue grow by 22.1 percent to RMB6.3 billion (USD1.02 billion), although net profit fell to to RMB19.15 million (USD3.09 million).
Views: 387
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TTS relocates head office

April 10 - April 10 - Dubai based heavy lift project forwarder Transport Technics & Services International (TTS) has relocated its head office.
Views: 345
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Burkhalter wins SCRA awards

April 10 - April 10 - Columbus, Mississippi headquartered Burkhalter Rigging has won both Rigging Job of the Year and Hauling Job of the Year awards from the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SCRA).
Views: 466
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ALE moves super yacht

April 9 - April 9 - UK headquartered heavy lift specialist ALE has transported a luxury super yacht in Poole, Dorset, UK.
Views: 375
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WWPC member hauls heavy shipment

April 8 - April 8 - Tecniproject has shifted a complete ammonia plant from Puerto Mejillones, Chile to Xingang, China.
Views: 414
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Dockwise AGM approves delisting

April 8 - April 8 - At the end of last week, Dutch semi-submersible heavy lift specialist Dockwise Ltd held its annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 270
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U-Freight handes ultra-long load

April 8 - April 8 - U-Freight Group (UFL) brand, Dalian China Express International Transportation has handled the shipment of very long cargo through Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (DLC) that required airport authorities to temporarily remove a length of
Views: 397
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The Friday Flyer - April 5th 2013

April 5 - Could this week's news that three Hamburg-based shipowners - F. Laiesz, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Rickmers Reederei have established a programme to financially stabilise loss-making cargo ships - Frachtschiff-Kontor (F-K) - be good for the bele
Views: 695
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German trio to save loss-making ships

April 5 - April 5 - Three Hamburg-based shipowners F. Laiesz, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Rickmers Reederei, with lawyer and restructuring professional Jan Duken, have established a programme to financially stabilise loss-making cargo ships - Frachtschiff-
Views: 385
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Liebherr launches training sim

April 4 - April 4 - German crane manufacturer Liebherr has launched its range of maritime crane simulators. Based on original Liebherr software and hardware, the simulator will serve to increase port safety and productivity by providing a cost-effective and efficie
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SHL secures heavy contracts

April 3 - April 3 - Offshore installation contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting has secured a contract from Siemens AG for the transportation and installation of the Sylwin Alpha jacket and transmission station.
Views: 267
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Sietas jack-up nears completion

April 3 - April 3 - Financially troubled Sietas shipyard, Hamburg is in the final stages of construction of the first jack-up vessel designed and built in Germany, for Dutch marine engineering concern, Van Oord.
Views: 539
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Hanssy and OXL enter JV

April 2 - April 2 - Heavy lift and multipurpose project shipping lines, Hanssy Shipping and OXL have entered into a joint venture cooperation.
Views: 604
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Aaras hauls heavy crane

April 2 - April 2 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative for Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, has completed the shipment of a 333.9-tonne mobile harbour crane.
Views: 443
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Intermarine sells and leases back Houston terminal

April 2 - April 2 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a sale and leaseback of Industrial Terminals, its breakbulk terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, which it claims is the largest project cargo terminal in the United States.
Views: 382
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Pegg to start charity run at Breakbulk Europe

April 2 - April 2 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Albert Pegg, senior advisor at Antwerp Port Authority, will be wielding the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in Antwerp in May
Views: 466
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Erickson extends Canadian contracts

April 2 - April 2 - Erickson Air-Crane - a provider of heavy lift helicopter services - has extended agreements with two Canadian clients for the provision of its S-64E helicopter services.
Views: 374

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