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Equipment News from December 2013

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Egytrans delivers power to Giza

December 30 - December 30 - Egytrans has transported two 233-tonne transformers, along with additional equipment and accessories, from the port of Alexandria to the Giza north power plant in Egypt.
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Agora joins Project Partners

December 27 - December 27 - Agora Logistics & Distribution has become the latest company to join the Project Partners network, representing Cameroon.
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Crane quartet for Guangzhou Sunshine

December 24 - December 24 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has shipped four sets of gantry cranes from the port of Dafeng, China to the port of Cigading in Indonesia.
Views: 339
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Crystal clear job for Wagenborg

December 24 - December 24 - Wagenborg Nedlift has transported eight crystallisers and other equipment for a new building project at the DSM site at Chemelot in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands.
Views: 323
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Transocean ships silos

December 23 - December 23 - Transocean Eesti OY - a Tallinn based freight forwarder and representative of the WCA Projects network - recently delivered a consignment of over-dimensional silos from Estonia to the United Kingdom.
Views: 386
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Crane Rental lifts heavy haul business

December 23 - December 23 - Based in Orlando, USA, Crane Rental Corporation is expanding its heavy haul logistics division as well as its crane rental and rigging operations, in response to a resurgence in commercial and industrial demand.
Views: 404
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Buoy oh buoy, Blue Water

December 19 - December 19 - The Brazilian division of Blue Water Shipping has completed the discharge, heavy lift and storage of two 860-tonne mooring buoys on behalf of the Netherlands headquartered Bluewater Energy Services BV.
Views: 446
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Eisele and Chaudhary choose Terex

December 18 - December 18 - Maintal, Germany based crane service provider, Eisele AG, has taken delivery of two Terex AC 140 Compact and one Challenger 3180 all terrain cranes in Zweibrucken.
Views: 405
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Rickmers-Linie carries coldboxes

December 18 - December 18 - Rickmers-Linie and KOG Transport have worked together to transport two 359-tonne coldboxes from Bremen, Germany to Jubail in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 421
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Star turn for RollDock

December 18 - December 18 - Dutch shipping line, RollDock BV, has taken delivery of RollDock Star - the latest of four prototype newbuildings - from Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG).
Views: 349
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No river too shallow for France Cargo

December 17 - December 17 - France Cargo International has handled the transportation of various heavy cargoes from Macon, France to Antwerp, Belgium for oncarriage to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 384
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MacGregor to deliver electric crane quartet

December 17 - December 17 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec Corporation, has won a contract to deliver four 250-tonne heavy lift electric cranes to two 12,000 dwt multipurpose vessels for Danish liner operator, Nordana, as part of its fleet refurbishment plan.
Views: 264
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NTS adds to Toll's services

December 17 - December 17 - Transport and logistics provider, Toll Group, has agreed to the conditional acquisition of the business and assets of Nationwide Transport Solutions (NTS), growing its capabilities in the over-dimensional and heavy haulage sector.
Views: 475
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Aaras completes power project

December 17 - December 17 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member representing Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, recently handled complex power project cargoes at Karachi Port.
Views: 474
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SAL loads eleven

December 16 - December 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's largest multipurpose vessel, Lone, has loaded 11 outsize modules in the UAE for shipment to a gas plant in the UK.
Views: 317
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Military-sensitive move for Tuscor Lloyds

December 16 - December 16 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the transport of a 23-tonne tactical refuelling tanker for use by the British Armed Forces, from Stafford, UK to Penang in Malaysia.
Views: 404
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Firsts for GPLN in Africa

December 13 - December 13 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added its offices in Ghana and Uganda to the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 553
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Conxion turns up the heat

December 13 - December 13 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has shipped two 115-tonne heat exchangers from Italy to Qatar for the Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited (QAFAC).
Views: 450
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Coordinadora gets reactor going

December 12 - December 12 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has transported a 445-tonne reactor, with the dimensions 30.9 m x 5.6 m x 4.65 m, from Arles to the TOTAL refinery in Normandy, France.
Views: 307
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HLPFI sweeps home in journalism awards

December 11 - December 11 - International freight marketing organisation, the Seahorse Club presented four of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International magazine's journalists and correspondents with awards at its Christmas Party and Journalist Awards 2013, held in
Views: 247
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Agility on the double in Gothenburg

December 11 - December 11 - Agility has managed the delivery of two 500-tonne energy modules, produced by Siemens AS, Oil & Gas Solutions for an offshore oil and gas rig in Brazil, from Sweden to Norway.
Views: 341
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Caspian expansion for Terex distributor

December 10 - December 10 - Istanbul headquartered DAS Otomotiv, which has been an authorised distributor of Terex Cranes in Turkey for over 16 years, has expanded its distribution territory to include Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
Views: 325
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Volga-Dnepr flies SPMTs

December 10 - December 10 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered two large self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), with a total weight of 51 tonnes, from Austria to Khabarovsk, Russia, on behalf of the Russian company SWTrans.
Views: 439
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Transworld makes it four

December 10 - December 10 - Transworld Projects, on behalf of Transworld Group of Companies, has employed a heavy lift geared, multipurpose vessel in the Gulf region for Inter P G Trade.
Views: 303
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NWSC leads with new heavy lift capacity

December 9 - December 9 - The 7,150 dwt dry cargo carrier, NEVA LEADER 7, built by Nevsky Shipyard LLC for Russia's North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC), has embarked on sea trials.
Views: 587
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WCT supports PPG

December 9 - December 9 - Heavy lift specialists, Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed World Container Trading GmbH (WCT) as its project support member for Germany.
Views: 615
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City of Adelaide sails back down under

December 9 - December 9 - The world's oldest clipper ship, which was built in Sunderland in 1864, and carried migrants and cargo to South Australia via 23 passenger voyages between 1864 and 1886, has begun its return journey to Adelaide from Rotterdam, on Combi Lift's
Views: 442
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The Friday Flyer - December 6th 2013

December 6 - There are mixed messages and no little confusion for shipping lines from this week's International Maritime Organization's (IMO) plenary approval of the resolution for the Ballast Water Management Convention. The convention will see all shipping designed
Views: 460
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Tyne tees up new crane

December 6 - December 6 - The Port of Tyne has taken delivery of a brand new GBP3.5 million (USD5.72 million) mobile harbour crane, which will be capable of handling project cargoes as well as bulk and conventional freight.
Views: 426
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Terex serves Mexican copper mine

December 6 - December 6 - Grupo Mexico Mining Company has taken delivery of its first Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane from Megamax, the regional Terex Cranes distributor.
Views: 269
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Middle Eastern success for Liebherr

December 6 - December 6 - Liebherr has received three mobile harbour crane orders from the Middle East, including two LHMs and the first LiSIM LHM 500 for the region.
Views: 403
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SRO signs freight car contract

December 5 - December 5 - Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) has signed a USD67 million contract with Freight Car America to supply the rail service provider with 500 freight cars.
Views: 268
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Royal Cargo in power haul

December 5 - December 5 - Heavy lift solutions provider in the Philippines, Royal Cargo Combined Logistics, has transported a 150-tonne power generator from Mactan, Cebu to a plant site in Batangas City.
Views: 407
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Port of Duluth in rail record

December 4 - December 4 - The Port of Duluth, USA has handled a total of 16 electrical transformers, each weighing over 300 tonnes, for a major power transmission line in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Views: 379
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New Thai office for ISS

December 4 - December 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services has opened a new office in Map Ta Phut, Thailand, taking the company's worldwide network to over 300 offices.
Views: 441
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Jaxport eyes project growth

December 4 - December 4 - The heavy lift cargo berth reconstruction project at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, USA has been completed.
Views: 367
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US Congress sees relief market for Aeroscraft

December 4 - December 4 - US Congressman, Mike Honda, has come out in support of the Aeroscraft and its disaster relief capabilities, in light of the devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines almost two weeks ago.
Views: 386
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PCN member in machinery move

December 2 - December 2 - Newly welcomed member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Cameroon, Chad and the Central African Republic, Agora Logistics & Distribution has handled the shipment of a compressor and tractor.
Views: 386

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