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Equipment News from January 2014

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Logistics Plus goes nuts

January 31 - January 31 - Logistics Plus Turkey has delivered a total of 197.7 tonnes of nut forming machine from Masan, Korea to Izmir.
Views: 462
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Blue Water oils up

January 30 - January 30 - Blue Water Shipping is preparing to transport heavy oil drilling equipment from Singapore to Baku, Azerbaijan via the Russian Volga-Don river system.
Views: 404
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Absorbing work for Alexander

January 30 - January 30 - Germany's Alexander Global Logistics has transported two large absorbers, along with some containers and other breakbulk cargo from Berlin to Alexandria.
Views: 424
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Strong interest for BIMCO Heavy Lift Contracts Workshop

January 29 - January 29 - PowerLift Events is holding a workshop - the BIMCO Heavy Lift Contracts Workshop - in Bangkok on March 19, 2014 to help project forwarders understand the legal aspects of project cargo handling.
Views: 324
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Shuttlelift claims cost and efficiency benefits

January 29 - January 29 - Shuttlelift says that facility managers looking for new machines for on-site material handling should give careful consideration to its SB Series of single-beam, rubber-tired, mobile gantry cranes.
Views: 229
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Another good year for Liebherr

January 29 - January 29 - Liebherr reports that sales of mobile harbour cranes (LHM) have once more contributed strongly to its overall success in 2013.
Views: 602
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NMT gains first Terex model

January 29 - January 29 - Bedfordshire based NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first ever 220-tonne capacity Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane, to replace its existing Terex AC 200-1 model as part of the company's ongoing investment programme.
Views: 508
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Skyhook completes Constellation lift

January 29 - January 29 - Huisman China has completed the installation of a 3,000-tonne capacity offshore mast crane onboard EMAS AMC's Lewek Constellation.
Views: 356
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CEA Projects in helicopter move

January 28 - January 28 - Cranes & Equipment Asia Co Ltd (CEA Projects) has assisted the Royal Thai Navy with the transportation of a Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk helicopter.
Views: 416
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Crane trio gives SOHAR a lift

January 28 - January 28 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has received three new post-Panamax ship-to-shore gantry cranes from Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC.
Views: 614
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Autokrane Schr

January 27 - January 27 - Celle based mobile crane contractor Autokrane Schr
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R&B ships crane dozen

January 27 - January 27 - R&B Global Projects Ltd has handled the transportation of 12 large crane jibs and their accessories from Croatia to a Korean shipbuilding yard.
Views: 343
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Happy Star shines for BigLift

January 27 - January 27 - BigLift Shipping's second S-type vessel, Happy Star, has been launched successfully by Ouhua Shipyard in Zhousan, China.
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Viant's Viking success

January 24 - January 24 - Wisconsin based crane rental company, Viant Crane, supplied a Grove RT765E-2 rough terrain crane to relocate an 87-year old Viking ship in a park in Minnesota.
Views: 163
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Triple success for SRT

January 24 - January 24 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has handled three impressive moves across North America.
Views: 333
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SAL executes tidal turbine project

January 24 - January 24 - SAL Offshore - the offshore installation arm of SAL Heavy Lift - has successfully installed a VOITH Hytide 1000-13 tidal turbine, offshore the Orkney Islands in Scotland.
Views: 306
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Quality Freight is gaining power

January 24 - January 24 - Quality Freight UK has been transporting some of the giant modules used in the construction of Alstom's new GBP500 million (USD831 million) gas-fired power station in Trafford.
Views: 341
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Robert Wynn goes inland

January 24 - January 24 - Robert Wynn & Sons has handled the shipment of six 170-tonne electricity transformers on its inland barge, the Inland Navigator, to the Drax power station in North Yorkshire.
Views: 363
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Heavy lift installation vessel for Petrofac

January 23 - January 23 - Sharjah based oil and gas industry services provider Petrofac has placed an order for a high-end offshore construction vessel, Petrofac JSD 6000.
Views: 381
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Chapman Freeborn helps avoid plant shutdown

January 23 - January 23 - Chapman Freeborn Australia has transported a 140-tonne turbo-shaft gas turbine a total of 18,606 km from Wilmington, USA to Karratha in Western Australia.
Views: 329
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Mitsui fires Siskin Arrow

January 23 - January 23 - Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding has delivered the 72,800 dwt general cargo vessel Siskin Arrow to Panamanian shipping line, Misuga.
Views: 387
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Liebherr gives Hong Tai a lift

January 22 - January 22 - Taiwanese crane contractor, Hong Tai International Crane Engineering Co. has added a new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 and LTM 1100-5.2 to its fleet.
Views: 342
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ALE offloads turbine

January 22 - January 22 - ALE has offloaded eight components that will be assembled to create a prototype wind turbine for an offshore wind project in Fife, Scotland.
Views: 383
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Cool replacement for Wagenborg

January 21 - January 21 - Wagenborg Nedlift has replaced a 103-tonne rotation cooler, which was 24.5 m long with a diameter of 3.5 m, at the BP Refinery in Lingen, Germany.
Views: 337
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Abis Shipping duo christened

January 21 - January 21 - Last week, the latest arrivals into the rapidly expanding fleet of Abis Shipping were christened in Harlingen, the Netherlands.
Views: 524
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Link-Belt adds Peruvian distributor

January 21 - January 21 - Kentucky, USA based crane manufacturer Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co, has named a new South American distributor - Peru based Montacargas Zapler S.R.L.
Views: 257
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Mercedes fit for Kings

January 21 - January 21 - UK heavy haulage company, Kings Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of seven Euro-5 Mercedes-Benz Actros 6 x 2 tractor units.
Views: 320
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Mining move for Tuscor Lloyds

January 20 - January 20 - Tuscor Lloyds has handled the shipment of 32 units of mining equipment and machinery from the port of Antwerp to the port of Callao in Peru.
Views: 402
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ISS wins gas pipeline project

January 20 - January 20 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has secured an offshore logistics services project in Tanzania from China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPPB) and Anglo Eastern Ship Management.
Views: 409
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HLPFI App now available

January 20 - The HLPFI App is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play, enabling you to read Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) magazine on any smartphone and tablet.
Views: 192
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SAL in record wreck removal project

January 17 - January 17 - SAL Offshore - the offshore installation arm of SAL Heavy Lift - has completed initial installation works in support of the Costa Concordia wreck removal operation at Giglio Island, Italy.
Views: 416
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Dako powers plant transport

January 17 - January 17 - Dusseldorf, Germany headquartered Dako Worldwide has transported a new power plant from a factory in Germany via the US Gulf to Whitecourt in central Alberta, Canada.
Views: 377
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Steder ships reel trio

January 17 - January 17 - StederGroup has handled the shipment of three 252-tonne cable reels from Italy to the Netherlands.
Views: 398
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R&B gets rolling

January 17 - January 16 - Croatia based R&B Global Projects Ltd has handled the delivery of a 152-tonne plate mill back-up roll from Yokohama, Japan to Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Views: 378
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BBC opens in France

January 16 - January 16 - Global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, BBC Chartering, has launched its new representative office in Rouen, France.
Views: 661
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Entrec names Stevens

January 16 - January 16 - Provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services, Entrec Corporation has appointed John Stevens, who previously served as president and chief operating officer, as its new president and ceo.
Views: 296
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ALE lifts topside

January 15 - January 15 - Heavy transportation and lifting provider, ALE, has used a uniquely designed gantry system to perform the lift and mating operation of a 10,000-tonne topside at Drydocks World for the semisubmersible HVDC platform DolWin Beta.
Views: 440
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Handling performance up at the port of Kiel

January 15 - January 15 - The port of Keil's cargo handling increased by 0.2 percent in 2013, compared with 2012, with its rail/ship intermodal handling business seeing an increase of 14.7 percent to 24,000 cargo units.
Views: 342
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IRU publishes safe road transport paper

January 14 - January 14 - The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has published its International Guidelines in Safe Load Securing for Road Transport, in response to "the gap in global guidance for professionals involved in transporting loads by road", said IRU s
Views: 321
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Knaack-Krane buys Liebherr lift

January 14 - January 14 - Hamburg, Germany based crane rental firm Knaack-Krane has taken delivery of a new 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 304
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Left Coast Lifter en route to New York

January 14 - January 14 - One of the world's largest floating cranes, Left Coast Lifter, has begun its four-day voyage through the Panama Canal en route to New York, USA.
Views: 239
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APM receives ship-to-shore cranes

January 13 - January 13 - Two Kalmar Cargotec ship-to-shore cranes have been delivered to Rotterdam, which will be deployed at the under-construction APM Terminal in the Maasvlakte II area.
Views: 465
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Universal in Paraguay transhipment

January 13 - January 13 - Paraguay based project forwarder Universal Shipping Agency has transhipped a consignment of dismantled cranes in Nueva Palmira, destined for a shipyard in Asunci
Views: 370
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Crane project success for Aryamasir

January 13 - January 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has completed a project which included the handling of 135 units of dismantled cranes from China to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 438
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SDV Horoz gains engine power

January 13 - January 13 - SDV Horoz Projects has handled the shipment of a second hand 275-tonne Wartsila engine from Samsun, Turkey to Kalecik in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Views: 695
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The Friday Flyer - January 10th 2014

January 10 - Could a dispute between client and builder push back the completion of lock upgrading on the Panama Canal past the planned competition date of October 21, 2014 into 2015?
Views: 676
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Conbit completes offshore works

January 9 - January 9 - Netherlands headquartered Conbit has delivered and installed an emergency shelter and a helideck module offshore Libya, on behalf of Mabruk Oil Operations for its BD-1 offshore platform.
Views: 358
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Faymonville active in the Middle East

January 9 - January 9 - Amman, Jordan based company Orient Heavy Haulage has completed the transportation and installation of units for the IPP3 project, making use of Faymonville's G-module trailers.
Views: 336
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GE Oil & Gas opens in Brazil

January 8 - January 8 - GE Oil & Gas has opened a new 54,813 sq m logistics base in Niteroi in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to serve the Brazilian oil and gas sector.
Views: 386
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Liebherr strengthens boom system

January 8 - January 8 - Liebherr can now supply a stronger wind power boom system for its LR 1600/2 crawler crane, increasing load capacity by up to 20 percent compared with the standard boom system.
Views: 235
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Houston welcomes SC&RA symposium

January 7 - January 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will hold its Specialized Transport Symposium during March 19-21, 2014 in Houston, Texas.
Views: 252
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Expansion to go ahead at Lemesos port

January 7 - January 7 - The Cyprus Ports Authority (CPA) is going ahead with a contract which will see the port of Lemesos' western basin quay extended by 500 m, increasing its total length to 1,270 m.
Views: 378
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PCN welcomes Mars Freights

January 6 - January 6 - Mars Freights has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 405
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CEA launches Heliotrope 80

January 6 - January 6 - CEA Projects has helped launch the new 80 ft long Heliotrope 80 mixed energy catamaran at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Thailand.
Views: 371
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Chapman Freeborn fuels plant project

January 3 - January 3 - Chapman Freeborn Italy has coordinated an urgent cargo charter to transport a giant piece of machinery for a biofuel plant project from Turin, Italy to Recife in Brazil.
Views: 358
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SAL's Heinrich passes away

January 2 - January 2 - The founder of SAL Heavy Lift, Hans Heinrich, unexpectedly passed away in his home on December 25, 2013 at the age of 67.
Views: 182
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Jumbo wins 80 strong offshore contract

January 2 - January 2 - Jumbo Shipping has been awarded a contract from Ballast Nedam Offshore (BNO) to transport and install 80 transition pieces for the Butendiek offshore wind farm.
Views: 338

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