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Equipment News from July 2009

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Ainscough promotion for Kesterton

July 31 - July 31 - UK crane hire company, Ainscough Crane Hire intends to combine its national sales effort under the leadership of George Kesterton, previously sales director with responsibility for the Northern Region.
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Platform installed on Jumbo Javelin to deliver TPs

July 30 - July 30 - One of Jumbo Offshore's heavy lift and installation ships, Jumbo Javelin, is preparing to deliver installation services for offshore wind farms, thanks to the installation of a specialised ship-based, self-stabilising platform.
Views: 513
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SC&RA to hold crane and rigging workshop

July 30 - July 30 - In the United States, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association has announced details of its forthcoming crane and rigging workshop.
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SkyHook heavy lift vehicle on track

July 29 - July 29 - The Boeing Company and SkyHook International has confirmed that the design of the SkyHook Heavy Lift Vehicle has reached the configuration freeze milestone, meaning the aircraft's overall performance and layout have been established.
Views: 878
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Terex finalises Fantuzzi deal.

July 29 - July 29 - Terex Corporation has completed the acquisition of the port equipment businesses of Fantuzzi Industries and Noell Crane for around Euros 155 million.
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Jumping on the bandwagon

July 28 - July 28 - There is an old saying that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.
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Silvasti Logistics sees double

July 27 - July 27 - Silvasti Logistics, the Finnish abnormal load transport company, which is a member of the CEE global network of equipment owners, has moved eight evaporators, weighing from 150 to 200 tonnes, by barge from Varkaus in Finland to V
Views: 798
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Maximus inks Etihad Airways deal

July 27 - July 27 - Abu Dhabi-based heavy lift and project cargo airline Maximus Air Cargo has started operating seven cargo flights a week for Etihad Airways between the Middle East, the Indian sub-continent and East Africa.
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Trio of jobs shows ALE Heavylift's capabilities

July 24 - July 24 - Abnormal Load Engineering (ALE) has demonstrated its capabilities in regards to transportation, handling and installation of heavy, indivisible items with three separate projects across a number of industrial sectors.
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Rolf Riedl GmbH named top supplier by AREVA

July 23 - July 23 - Leading global energy company, AREVA has named German heavy lift shipping specialist Rolf Riedl GmbH as one of its top suppliers out of more than 8000 suppliers in Germany.
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Jumbo helps Technip with North Amethyst project

July 21 - July 21 - Technip, supported by Jumbo Offshore, has completed the installation of four subsea structures including two Module Support Frames each weighing approximately 150 tonnes.
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Traffic falls at Antwerp

July 20 - July 20 - The port of Antwerp has said that one of the reasons for the significant fall in freight volumes in the first six months of 2009 was the fact that tonnages in 2008 were inflated partially by the industrial dispute in Le Havre which saw cargo tra
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Volga-Dnepr reveals first half tonnage results

July 19 - July 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group, the Russian scheduled and charter cargo airline has reported a five percent fall in tonnage to 835,000 ton/kilometres during the first six months of this year.
Views: 825
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Intermarine has the Edge

July 19 - July 19 - Intermarine has taken delivery of Industrial Edge, the third in a series of four newbuildings entering the shipping line's fleet this year.
Views: 788
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Gottwald goes down Mexico way

July 17 - July 17 - In Mexico, Corporation Integral de Comercio Exterior, S.A. de C.V. (Grupo CICE) is modernising its fleet of mobile harbour cranes at the terminal which it operates in the Port of Veracruz.
Views: 667
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Crowley launches launches latest heavy lift deck barge

July 16 - July 16 - Crowley Maritime Corp has launched its newest heavy lift deck barge, the 455-6, from the Gunderson Marine shipyard in Portland. (See news item posted on the HLPFI website in May - http://www.heavyliftpfi.com/content/SearchItem.aspx?id=403
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Jack-Up Barge installs first German offshore wind turbine

July 16 - July 16 - Jack-Up Barge BV, a leading supplier of jack-up services for the oil and gas, energy and wind turbines, as well as heavy civil construction markets, has recently taken delivery of two newbuild jack-up barges - JB-114 and JB-115 from Indonesia.
Views: 755
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Aalborg gears up with Gottwald order

July 15 - July 15 - In Denmark, the Port of Aalborg has ordered a HMK 7608 B Mobile Harbour Crane from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald).
Views: 661
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Record breaker for Lufthansa Cargo Charter

July 13 - July 13 - Working with Geodis Wilson and Jade Cargo International, Lufthansa Cargo Charter has airfreighted an intermediate shaft weighing 45 tonnes and measuring nine metres in length and two metres in height and breadth from Helsinki to Seoul.
Views: 701
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Jumbo Shipping and Volgo-Baltic Logistic

July 8 - July 8 - LC Volgo-Baltic Logistic (VBL), one of Russia's largest freight agencies, has signed an exclusive agreement with Jumbo Shipping and becomes the heavy lift shipping company's exclusive commercial agent for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independen
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Safmarine adds Safari options

July 3 - July 3 - Yesterday the first sailing of a new string dedicated to the Indian Ocean Islands and Mozambique on Safmarine's existing Safari (Southern Africa-Far East) service and the line says that it will accept heavy lift and out of gauge cargo subject to
Views: 778
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Cryogenic tanks shipped from Russia to Guiana

July 3 - July 3 - Worldwide Project Consortium member, Transy has managed the transportation of five cryogenic tanks from Russia to the Soyuz-ST LV launch complex in the Guiana Space Centre.
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PD Ports gets all heavy in Hull

July 3 - July 3 - PD Ports has handled some specialist project cargo through the Hull Container Terminal (HCT) which it has operated since 1990.
Views: 644
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Duluth handles high-pressure vessel

July 1 - July 1 - Under normal circumstances, high-pressure containers used in oil and gasification projects are built in Japan and brought into the port of Duluth on a heavy lift ship.
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