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Crowley heavy lift newbuild sets sail

May 21 - Crowley has Maritime Corp has christened its latest heavy lift series deck barge 455-5 at Gunderson Marine Shipyard in Portland, Oregon.

The heavy lift barge is 400-feet long and 105-feet wide and will be used to transport the world's largest land-based drilling rig for Parker Drilling and BP.

Crowley has plans to build up to 13 of these high-capacity barges by 2013. The largest, already in operation in the US Gulf, measures 400 feet by 130 feet.

Construction of the 455-6, the next barge in the series, is currently underway and is expected to be delivered by Gunderson this summer.

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GPLN delegates convene in Bremen

May 23 - More than 180 delegates of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) convened at the Dorint Park Hotel in Bremen earlier this week for the group’s 16th annual meeting.
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Big Carl arrives at Bristol Port

May 23 - Sarens’ SGC 250 crane is presently in storage at Bristol Port, UK ahead of its delivery to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.
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CakeBoxx enters coil market

May 22 - CakeBoxx Technologies has launched the 20 ft CoilBoxx container, specifically designed for the transportation of steel and aluminium coils.
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Mammoet in Meyer takeover

May 22 - Mammoet has agreed to acquire heavy lifting, installation and assembly specialist Meyer Anlagenbau.
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