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Equipment News from October 2013

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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.
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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: 341
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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: 319
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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: 737
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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: 294
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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: 376
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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: 378
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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: 271
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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: 480
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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: 378
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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.
Views: 322
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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: 447
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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: 322
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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: 312
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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: 414
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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: 351
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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: 459
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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: 364
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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: 710
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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: 484
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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: 414
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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: 475
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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: 346
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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: 262
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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: 320
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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: 399
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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: 412
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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: 651
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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: 277
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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: 310
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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: 467
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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: 556
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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: 438
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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: 630
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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: 276
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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: 273
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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: 349
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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: 258
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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: 181
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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: 608
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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: 481
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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: 346
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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: 423
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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: 732
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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: 549
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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: 413
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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: 452
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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: 231
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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: 422
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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: 319
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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: 458

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