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Equipment News from June 2009

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Donjon makes progress on Fedra removal

June 29 - June 29 - Off Gibraltar, Donjon Marine continues work on the wreck removal and disposal of the remnants of the Fedra which grounded and partially sank during a storm late last year.
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Imperial Cranes makes room for new purchases

June 26 - June 26 - US full-service crane rental and sales company, Imperial Crane is helping to assemble a new hydrogen plant for Linde Gas North America supplying hydrogen to the adjacent Citgo refinery.
Views: 386
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Gottwald appoints Philippines agent

June 26 - June 26 - Dusseldorf-based Gottwald Port Technology, a subsidiary of Demag Crane, has appointed Translift Port Equipment Services as its new local representative in the Philippines.
Views: 721
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Collett powers Bahamas electricity generation

June 26 - June 26 - British heavy lift company R Collett & Sons (Transport) has recently handled two significant global shipments of diesel engines, utilising the company's heavy lift terminal to consolidate the cargo.
Views: 620
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Last chance to attend heavy lift seminar

June 23 - June 23 - Richard Krabbendam, HLPFI columnist and a 36-year veteran of the high and heavy industry, reports that there has been significant interest in his next two-day seminar, and there are just a few places left. Anyone who would like to attend is enco
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Another huge shipment for Chipolbrok

June 22 - June 22 - An ammonia converter, weighing 575 tonnes, is being shipped from Mumbai Port to Shanghai, China onboard Chipolbrok's CP Sun on behalf of engineering conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro.
Views: 529
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Barge movement beats road restrictions in Singapore

June 19 - June 19 - The oil and energy project division of Blue Water Shipping Singapore has delivered a large pedestal crane unit from Plimsoll MacGregor, Singapore to Jurong shipyard, Singapore for installation onto an oil rig.
Views: 582
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Brunei Syabus targets express project cargoes

June 16 - June 16 - Brunei Syabas Aviation says that its recently launched twice-weekly scheduled air cargo service between the sultanate and Singapore will use Antonov freighters and target express project cargo for the petroleum and oil sectors, as well as transh
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Rickmers donates one million Euros to World Future Council

June 15 - June 15 - The Hamburg-based shipowners of Rickmers, including Bertram and Erck Rickmers, have donated EUR1.4 million to the World Future Council (WFC) as part of the shipping group's 175th anniversary celebrations.
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Beluga backs maritime research centre

June 15 - June 15 - Heavy lift shipping company, Beluga Shipping has stepped forward as the private enterprise partner supporting the work of the Centre of Maritime Research in Elsfleth which officially opened on June 4. The centre is part of the Elsfleth Maritime
Views: 612
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Rickmers anniversary marked in Hamburg

June 12 - June 12 - A landmark anniversary for the Rickmers group of companies, including heavy lift liner shipping company Rickmers-Linie, is being marked by a family celebration and an international business symposium.
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SC&RA recognises outstanding performance

June 12 - June 12 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has given a series of awards to mark outstanding hauling and rigging performance in the US, Canada, central America and Italy.
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Aaras Shipping Agencies joins GPLN

June 12 - June 12 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced that Aaras Shipping Agencies is the network's new member for Pakistan.
Views: 680
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Collett invests in heavy lift equipment

June 11 - June 11 - Collett Transport says that it continues to experience a significant demand for its specialist services, with the recession appearing to have little impact on a number of market sectors.
Views: 715
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Antwerp tries solar solution

June 11 - June 11 - Antwerp Port Authority has decided to permit the installation of photovoltaic systems within the port area, under certain conditions.
Views: 655
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BBC Chartering reinvigorates presence in Asia Pacific markets

June 11 - June 11 - Following the earlier announcement that Asia Project Chartering Pte Ltd (APC) will be dissolved from the beginning of July, Leer-based BBC Chartering is undertaking a number of developments to reinvigorate and enhance its presence in Asia Pacifi
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Ivens Transport & Kraanbedrijf on the move

June 8 - June 8 - Ivens Transport & Kraanbedrijf (ITK), a subsidiary of Ivens Constructiebedrijf, is on the move in the port of Antwerp to a new 24,000 cu m facility which will house the company's fleet of specialist heavy lift vehicles.
Views: 594
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New MD for Andersen Shipping Company

June 8 - June 8 - Christina Andersen-Martin has been promoted to the new managing director of Singapore-based Andersen Shipping Company, succeeding her younger brother Oliver Andersen (33) at the family-controlled business
Views: 853
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Huge tanks demonstrate Colletts abilities

June 5 - June 5 - R. Collett & Sons (Transport), one of the UK's leading heavy lift transport companies, says that despite the downturn in the market for heavy and over-dimensional cargoes, it is busier than ever.
Views: 786
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Turner Bros commissions huge mobile hydraulic crane

June 5 - June 5 - Oklahoma-based Turner Bros LLC, a leading provider of integrated lifting and specialised transportation solutions to industrial, energy and windpower companies, has commissioned a new flagship crane, the Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1.
Views: 378
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Mitsubishi Heavy targets higher sales

June 4 - June 4 - According to a report on www.tradingmarkets.com Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd is aiming to boost sales in the energy and environment fields to Yen3 trillion (USD31.19 billion) as early as fiscal 2012, up from the 2 trillion yen targeted for fis
Views: 817
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Heavy lift airline flies in to help fight pirates

June 3 - June 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported supplies and equipment for Japan's Ministry of Defense (JGSDF) from Sendai, Japan to the Republic of Djibouti as part of a major multinational action to address sea piracy off the coast of Somalia.
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Project cargo falling at Chennai

June 2 - June 2 - According to a report in the Hindu Business Line, the slowdown in the manufacturing sector is hitting throughput of project cargoes at Chennai, one of India's largest project cargo handling ports.
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New transport solution for 2 MW nacelles

June 2 - June 2 - Nooteboom Special Products has invented a system for loading and unloading the extremely heavy generator units of large wind turbines, which avoids the need for a mobile crane. The first three systems have been delivered to the specialised windmi
Views: 445
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Gottwald strengthens sales and service organisation in Oceania

June 1 - June 1 - Gottwald Port Technology (Gottwald) has appointed Clark Equipment Australia Pty Ltd. (Clark Equipment), based in Sydney, Australia, as its new sales and service representative for Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.
Views: 675

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