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Equipment News from November 2013

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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: 1121
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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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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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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: 646
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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: 603
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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: 768
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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: 1308
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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: 693
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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: 770
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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: 628
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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: 706
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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: 771
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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: 1079
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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: 546
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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: 947
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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: 694
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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: 1276
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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: 707
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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: 782
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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: 601
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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: 621
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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: 1345
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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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