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Sectors News from December 2008

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Dockwise subsidiary takes delivery of the Trustee

December 30 - December 30 - Following the delivery of the Triumph earlier this month, the final vessel out of a series of six, the Trustee has joined the fleet of Dockwise Transport, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dockwise Ltd.
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Dockwise subsidiary takes delivery of the Trustee

December 30 - December 30 - Following the delivery of the Triumph earlier this month, the final vessel out of a series of six, the Trustee has joined the fleet of Dockwise Transport, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dockwise Ltd.
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Ocean HeavyLift acquires and adopts new name

December 29 - December 29 - Ocean HeavyLift ASA (OHL has acquired the company that is responsible for the commercial management of its fleet - Offshore Heavy Transport AS (OHT).
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Griffin inks Scheuerle heavy weight deal

December 22 - December 22 - After a year of development, a self-propelled transport system based on the Scheuerle InterCombi series has been ordered by Griffin Coal Mining, one of the biggest strip mining companies in Australia.
Views: 153
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Sahil Freight Express carries generators to Iraq

December 18 - December 18 - Sahil Freight Express has transported an over-dimensional transformer from India to Iraq for EMCO, one of India's largest manufacturers of transformers.
Views: 317
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Turbines energise Vancouver business

December 17 - December 17 - The Port of Vancouver is bustling with activity, on and off the Columbia River, according to press reports in the local media, with imports and exports lively; and a storage yard packed with sections of wind turbines.
Views: 279
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MacGregor gets orders

December 17 - December 17 - Cargotec's MacGregor business has received orders worth close to EUR 30 million from China for ten shipsets of cranes, hatch covers and fixed container fittings for delivery in 2010-2011.
Views: 272
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UN General Assembly adopts new cargo rules

December 17 - December 17 - The United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea on 11 December 2008.
Views: 184
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Heavy lift activities lift SMIT in second half

December 16 - December 16 - Today, Dutch maritime services company SMIT forecast net profit to be equal to last year's figure and said expansion into new markets will help offset the impact of a recession next year.
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Dockwise subsidiary takes delivery of Triumph

December 16 - December 16 - Following the delivery of the Treasure in June 2008, and following the successful completion of submergence tests and sea trials, the Triumph has now joined Dockwise Transport's fleet on schedule.
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First heavy lift tweendecker for TBS International

December 15 - December 15 - TBS International Ltd has taken delivery of Zia Belle, previously known as CEC Cardigan, a 1997-built, 8,734 dwt heavy lift multipurpose tweendecker with two 150 ton cranes, combinable up to 300 tons.
Views: 207
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Gevelco-companies change name into Broekman

December 15 - December 15 - After the expansion of Broekman Group's participation in Gevelco to 100 0n January 2007, the names of the various parts will be changed.
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Hanssy ships massive crane to India

December 10 - December 10 - Hanssy Shipping has transported a gantry crane from China to India where it will be installed in the Pipavav Shipyard which is currently under construction.
Views: 282
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Keynote speaker at Breakbulk Asia conference revealed

December 8 - December 08 - Ron Porter, VP Global Transportation, Logistics Compliance and Commodity Management, Aker Solutions, will deliver the keynote address at next year's JOC Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition in Singapore.
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Port of Stockton expands Foreign Trade Zone

December 5 - December 05 - The port of Stockton continues to pursue its role as a niche port specialising in servicing breakbulk, project cargoes, dry and liquid bulks and other non-containerised cargoes.
Views: 299
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Larsen and Toubro exercises caution

December 5 - December 05 - India's largest private sector engineering and construction company is reported to be exercising caution over its entry into the commercial shipbuilding business.
Views: 154
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TransGroup Worldwide hands it to the Palm

December 5 - December 05 - TransGroup Worldwide logistics, the US member of the Project Professionals Group, has been heavily involved in the grand opening ceremony of the USD1.5 billion Atlantis The Palm resort in Dubai.
Views: 185
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CNC busy with hydro project

December 3 - December 03 - Malaysia-based CNC Freight is handling turbine components and other mechanical equipment for the Bakun Hydroelectric Project in Sarawak.
Views: 239
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FPS partners MT H

December 3 - December 03 - In Sri Lanka, Famous Pacific Shipping Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has been named as the preferred local freight partner by the Danish contractor MT H
Views: 325
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New Website & New Editor for HLPFI

December 3 - December 03 - Award-winning reporter and editor Emma Murray has joined the Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding editorial board.
Views: 323
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Twin Marine Lifter deliveries delayed

December 2 - December 02 - Delivery of Twin Marine Lifter heavy lift vessels to SeaMetric International at the shipyard in Panjin, China is likely to be delayed by three months.
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