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Equipment News from December 2009

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Busy year end for Wagenborg

December 29 - December 29 - Wagenborg Nedlift, Royal Wagenborg's specialist heavy transport. lifting and hoisting division has had a busy end of year.
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Largest wind turbine installation jackup to be built

December 28 - December 28 - According to reports in the international oil and gas media, Drydocks World Southeast Asia Pte Limited will build at its Drydocks World - Graha yard the GustoMSC NG-9000C-HPE wind turbine installation jackup vessel for an undisclosed client.
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Sea trials for Combi Dock IV

December 24 - December 24 - Combi Dock IV has undertaken sea-trials successfully prior to delivery and entry into service.
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A swell job for Jumbo Jubilee's maiden voyage

December 24 - December 24 - Jumbo Shipping's latest newbuilding, Jumbo Jubilee, completed its maiden voyage after successfully loading, transporting and installing two 1,250 tonne shiploaders for FL Smidth in challenging circumstances.
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Project forwarding develops for FPS Group

December 23 - December 23 - One of the most exciting developments this year for the Famous Pacific Shipping Group (FPS Group) of freight forwarders has been the growth of interest by members of the network in providing project forwarding services for clients.
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Nordic Heavy Lift sheds contracts for Borealis construction

December 17 - December 17 - Rotterdam-based Nordic Heavy Lift (NHL) has sold the construction contracts for the heavy lift crane ship Borealis to a subsidiary of London-based Acergy Group, the seabed-to-surface engineering and construction contractor to the offshore oi
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SC&RA announces 2010 Annual Conference details

December 16 - December 16 - "Connect for Success" is the theme for the 2010 Annual Conference of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), April 6-10, in Orlando.
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Chipolbrok adds Adam Asnyk

December 16 - December 16 - Adam Asnyk, the first of six new, multipurpose, heavy lift ships which have been ordered by Chipolbrok from the COSCO Dalian Shipyard has entered into service
Views: 894
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Beluga forms joint venture agency with Peter W Lampke

December 15 - December 15 - Beluga Chartering GmbH, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based project cargo and heavy lift shipping company, Beluga Shipping, has formed a new agency joint venture with independent liner agent, Peter W Lampke.
Views: 1055
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Maiden voyage for Beluga's new flagship

December 14 - December 14 - Beluga Houston, the first of 16 multipurpose heavy lift vessels of which the shipping line will take delivery by 2011 has made its maiden voyage.
Views: 781
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Europeans sign up to Europe's first offshore wind grid

December 14 - December 14 - In what could be a significant boost to heavy lift operators servicing the offshore wind energy sector, nine European countries have signed up to an agreement to develop Europe's first offshore wind grid.
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Project cargo forwarding requires new solutions for air lift

December 10 - December 10 - Project cargo forwarding has been on a roll in the last few years, but for those forwarders that rely on air freight movements, there are a number of challenges on the horizon that may very well impact on their business model within the next
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Tiong Woon starts JV with Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd

December 10 - December 10 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd subsidiary, TW (Sabah) Pte Ltd (TW), has entered into a joint venture agreement with Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd (ASB), a company incorporated in Malaysia, a state owned government agency, to establish a join
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Specialist heavy lift port for Kiel Canal

December 9 - December 9 - Over dimensional items for the wind energy industry are target cargoes for a new port being built on the Kiel Canal at Osterroenfeld, near Rendsburg.
Views: 496
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Rickmers-re-certified to latest ISO standards

December 9 - December 9 - Rickmers-Linie has been successfully re-certified in accordance with the latest ISO standards ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004.
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KAMAG and SCHEUERLE claim new world record

December 8 - December 8 - As part of a new project, more than 15,000 tonnes of installation equipment was moved on self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) using KAMAG and SCHEUERLE transport technology.
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ROLAND Spedition moves railtrack machinery

December 7 - December 7 - ROLAND Spedition has arranged the transportation of a complete train load of rail track construction machinery from Norway to Germany.
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Shipping.dk delivers on Spanish high speed train work

December 7 - December 7 - Project teams from Shipping.dk have transported a Herrenknecht tunnel boring machine from Kehl in Germany to Barcelona in Spain where it will be used in the construction of the Girona AVE high speed train line.
Views: 741
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Tradelossa adds girder bridge

December 4 - December 4 - Mexico's Tradelossa has acquired one of very few Goldhofer Girder Bridges which are available on the worldwide market
Views: 641
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Far East peak season soars for Air Charter

December 3 - December 3 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office has flourished in a peak season that, to many, has come as a pleasant surprise. Freight volumes moving on charters have dramatically increased since early October.
Views: 874
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Huge generator moves through Savannah

December 3 - December 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal received a 269 tonne item of heavy lift cargo this month bound for the SCANA electricity plant in Jasper County.
Views: 880
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Huge turnout expected for POWER-GEN 2009

December 2 - December 2 - Many of North America's premier project transport professionals are heading to the bright lights of Las Vegas for POWER-GEN International 2009, writes Luke King.
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