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Equipment News from May 2013

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Noble delivers heavy SGBC

May 31 - May 31 - Pakistan based freight forwarder, Noble Shipping Services has transported a sales gas booster compressor (SGBC) from Brittmoore, USA to Karachi Port, Pakistan, via the Port of Houston.
Views: 468
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Globalink - domestic and international projects

May 30 - May 30 - Globalink Logistics Group - a member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) representing Kazakhstan - has shipped a 50-tonne separator from the country capital Kyzyl Orda to Zheskasgan.
Views: 485
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Cyclotron installed in Sweden

May 30 - May 30 - Belgium headquartered Heavy Lifting + Handling has installed a cyclotron unit in Uppsala, Sweden using a SBL1100 Enerpak gantry lifting system
Views: 326
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SAL's Svenja loads five reactors

May 30 - May 30 - SAL Heavy Lift's ship, "Svenja", looks an impressive sight with five reactors on deck for its latest voyage.
Views: 349
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Four MPVs under construction

May 29 - May 29 - Reports in the international media state China's Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry has signed a deal with an unspecified German company for four 12,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels.
Views: 325
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Breakbulk targets South America

May 29 - May 29 - Breakbulk South America Congress 2013 will bring together cargo owners, forwarders, carriers and ports that have a common interest in South America's project and breakbulk cargo industry.
Views: 374
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New Liebherr crane joins Brake

May 28 - May 28 - A second Liebherr mobile harbour crane has entered into service at the Niedersachsenkai Brake seaport terminal, Germany.
Views: 297
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ALE ECR joint venture delivers

May 24 - May 24 - ALE ECR Heavylift has recently completed a number of projects in Melbourne, Gladstone, Port Kembla and Groote Eylandt in Australia.
Views: 336
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V. Alexander crosses countries

May 24 - May 24 - V. Alexander Germany has coordinated the transport of dismantled cranes weighing 2,500 tonnes from China to Bogouchany in Siberia.
Views: 370
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It's a gas for Sarens

May 24 - May 24 - Sarens Group has been awarded a contract for the transport of equipment for the CNRL oil sands project in Alberta, Canada - one of the largest contracts in the company's history.
Views: 376
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Napier acquires extra Terex lift

May 22 - May 22 - Terex Port Solutions has delivered two Gottwald Model 6 G HMK 6408 mobile harbour cranes to the Port of Napier, New Zealand.
Views: 469
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Trio moves 12,000 tonne platform

May 22 - May 22 - Heavy lift transport provider Mammoet Norway has transported the 12,000 tonne platform segment Gundrun from its Haugesund fabrication hall to a nearby barge, using Scheuerle SPMTs.
Views: 302
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SCTEM Cameroon joins PCN

May 22 - May 22 - Douala, Cameroon based SCTEM has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network.
Views: 399
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Evergreen acquires five aircraft

May 20 - May 20 - Evergreen Helicopters - the wholly owned subsidiary of Portland, Oregon headquartered Erickson Air-Crane - has purchased five aircraft for USD10.1 million.
Views: 398
The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
Views: 674
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Tight squeeze for Felbermayr

May 17 - May 17 - Austrian crane service provider Felbermayr has installed two oversized components inside a cooling tower of the
Views: 234
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EMS to run Durres terminal

May 16 - May 16 - Leer, Germany headquartered EMS Shipping and Trading has won the tender to operate the East-Terminal in the Port of Durres, Albania.
Views: 439
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Volga's AN-124 starts in Papua

May 15 - May 15 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Airlines has commenced a contract to operate AN-124-100 freighter flights to a new natural gas field in Papua New Guinea.
Views: 374
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ITI webinars for the heavy lift sector

May 14 - May 14 - Industrial Training International (ITI) - the training, field services and certification specialist - is hosting three separate webinars relating to crane accidents, rigging inspection and asset management over the next six weeks.
Views: 188
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Van der Vlist delivers bridge 'sinker' pieces

May 14 - May 14 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transportation specialist Van der Vlist has played a key role in the construction of a new bridge crossing the Oude Maas in Rotterdam.
Views: 327
Liebherr delivers new LTM 1750-9.1 thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers new LTM 1750-9.1

May 14 - May 14 - Bergheim, Germany based crane rental expert Breuer & Wasel has taken delivery of its brand-new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 307
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Agility wins KNPC oil & gas contact

May 13 - May 13 - Agility Logistics has won a five-year, USD24.4 million contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).
Views: 378
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The Friday Flyer - May 10th 2013

May 10 - The Arctic is changing and future transport opportunities in the economy of the North have probably been one of the drivers behind this week's decision by BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping to create a joint company, BigRoll.
Views: 615
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Six turbines sail with FPS

May 10 - May 10 - Projects FPS - a division of FPS Sri Lanka - has coordinated the shipment of six wind turbines from India to a site 200 km inland from the port of Colombo.
Views: 385
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Cargo Equipment Experts off to Antwerp

May 10 - May 10 - The Hilton Hotel, Antwerp is the venue for the forthcoming Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) fourth annual membership conference from May 12-13.
Views: 322
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Jumbo installs South African offshore units

May 9 - May 9 - Jumbo Shipping has completed the installation of five subsea structures for the PetroSA Ikhwezi project, offshore South Africa, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Fairplayer.
Views: 378
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Tiong Woon performs in 2013

May 9 - May 9 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has issued its financial results for the nine months ending March 31, 2013.
Views: 388
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XLP widens European network

May 9 - May 9 - Non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, XLProjects (XLP), has added a number of new member offices across Europe.
Views: 403
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Efficiency key for wind projects

May 8 - May 8 - According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), wind energy projects in the USA posted their strongest year ever - a total of 13,124 MW of power was brought online across 26 states and Puerto Rico.
Views: 279
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Bigge buys Kobelco crawler

May 8 - May 8 - California headquartered crane dealer, Bigge Crane and Rigging, has added a Kobelco CK2750G crawler crane to its growing fleet.
Views: 317
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Terex moves UK gantry cranes

May 8 - May 8 - Terex Port Solutions has delivered the first of two Gottwald HMK 170 E mobile harbour cranes to St Peter Port Harbour in Guernsey, UK.
Views: 289
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Mammoet completes Liebherr set

May 8 - May 8 - Dutch heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has purchased a new 1,000-tonne Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 364
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Transport Houmani adds Liebherr lifter

May 7 - May 7 - Transport Houmani - a Beirut, Lebanon based crane hire and heavy transport specialist - has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 all terrain crane.
Views: 374
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MacGregor launches crane innovation

May 7 - May 7 - Cargotec Corporation's offshore lifting equipment subsidiary MacGregor has developed a new crane featuring three-axis motion compensation.
Views: 275
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BigLift and RollDock launch BigRoll

May 7 - May 7 - Global heavy lift and transportation providers BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping have revealed that they will create a joint company, BigRoll, which will operate two newbuild MC-Class Module Carriers for the transportation of ultra large and
Views: 398
The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013

May 3 - This week saw CEVA Group announce the successful recapitalisation of its balance sheet, which may put an end to the intense speculation there has been about the company's future. That speculation began after a downgrade by Standard & Poor's to CEVA's cred
Views: 696
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Evergreen Helicopters fly with Erickson

May 3 - May 3 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has closed its acquisition of Evergreen Helicopters (EHI) from Evergreen International Aviation.
Views: 495
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Jumbo in FPSO installation project

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has deployed its J-1800 class heavy lift vessel Fairplayer to Rotterdam, the Netherlands in preparation for a subsea installation project.
Views: 429
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Rhenus tranships 6,500 tonnes

May 2 - May 2 - Five reactors for an oil refinery have been transhipped in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The 6,500 tonne shipment was stored at the Rhenus Logistics Midgard terminal before being loaded onboard Sal Heavy Lift's the vessel MS Svenja for export to North A
Views: 356
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CEE names Dubai rep

May 2 - May 2 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network has added Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services to its ranks, representing Dubai, UAE.
Views: 393
Liebherr delivers landmark crane thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers landmark crane

May 2 - May 2 - German construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has delivered its 400th LTM 1500-8.1 telescopic crane - the recipient being Sarens Nass Middle East, Bahrain.
Views: 417
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Concargo names Chonco as partner

May 1 - May 1 - South African Concargo Group has named Nathi Chonco as a shareholder partner and director. Chonco will work alongside company founder and managing director David Kruyer.
Views: 283
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Dacotrans de Centro joins PCN

May 1 - May 1 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Dacotrans de Centro as its latest member, and first company representative in Honduras.
Views: 374

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