April 12 - Effective April 1, BigLift Shipping appointed Coli Shipping (Singapore) Pte Ltd as its representative in the South East Asia region, including the countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos and M

Coli Shipping (Singapore) Pte Ltd. was established in 1990 and has become one of most well-known broking operators in South East Asia. Coli is tasked with increasing BigLift's presence in the region and providing better service to their clients.

BigLift currently operates a fleet of nine heavy lift vessels, with a lifting capacity of 500 to 1400 tonnes, but will be adding seven newbuildings in 2010 and 2011. Five have two 400 tonne and one 120 tonne crane and are scheduled for delivery in the second half of this year. Two have two 900 tonne cranes and will be delivered early next year.