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Equipment News from February 2010

Qatar MHC order strengthens Gottwald's regional position thumbnail image

Qatar MHC order strengthens Gottwald's regional position

February 26 - February 26 - Increased orders for mobile harbour cranes (MHC) from Middle Eastern countries, including Qatar, are allowing Dusseldorf-based Gottwald Port Technology to strengthen its position in the region, says the company.
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Cory in Brazilian partnership tie-up

February 26 - February 26 - Cory Brothers Shipping Agency has signed a partnership agreement with Brazilian-based Unimar Agenciamentos Mar
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Hong Kong member for WWPC

February 26 - February 26 - The World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed a new member to exclusively serve the Hong Kong market.
Views: 864
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Project cargo activity can herald recovery

February 25 - February 25 - Argentinean heavy lift freight forwarder Plate Logistics is confident that there will be a resurgence of project cargo this year that will indicate a recovery in the world economy. Sectors that should see significant traffic will be oilfield
Views: 596
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CTS set set to lift 400 tonne cable reel

February 25 - February 25 - Ravenna-based Compagnia Trasporti e Spedizioni (CTS) is set to lift what it claims is the heaviest-ever cable reel produced by the manufacturer - 397 tonnes - at the end next month.
Views: 501
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US 100 percent sea cargo scanning law misses heavy lift cargo

February 25 - February 25 - A requirement to scan all US-bound sea containers, postponed until 2014 according to some reports, fails to provide complete security for the United States, is not cost-effective and will lead to a false sense of security, says a report from
Views: 368
Technotex launches steel wire rope alternative thumbnail image

Technotex launches steel wire rope alternative

February 23 - February 23 - Netherlands-based heavy lift lashing and sling manufacturer Technotex Industrial Supply has worked with Dutch cable technology firm FibreMax to produce and distribute a number of Ultralift CableMax products.
Views: 662
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ALE Ib

February 22 - February 22 - Heavy lift operator ALE Ib
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Dockwise upbeat on 2009 financial results

February 19 - February 19 - Managers at Dutch-based heavy lift operator Dockwise have identified a range of strategic and operational highlights for 2009 which meant the group finished the troubled year in good financial health, Andr
Views: 887
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Nothing boring about business for Aker Wirth shipment

February 19 - February 19 - A significant heavy lift consignment could be available to the market when tunnel boring machine manufacturer Aker Wirth delivers on a multi-million Euro contract to supply a TBM (tunnel boring machine) to a strategic Swiss hydroelectric pro
Views: 555
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Rotterdam targets more feeder cargoes

February 19 - February 19 - Whilst Rotterdam is well known as a hub for container traffic, the port is keen to increase this concept for the breakbulk and project cargoes sector.
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New name in Polish heavy lift market

February 19 - February 19 - EFH Zurawie Wiezowe SA and Gastel SA announced a merger that will create a new name in the Polish heavy haulage, lift and crane rental market.
Views: 799
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Rock-It rolls further into GPLN

February 19 - February 19 - It's one for the money, two for the show as two more offices of the Rock-It Cargo organisaton become the latest members of Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 641
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Europe Cargo racks up successful consignment handling

February 18 - February 18 - Antwerp-based project cargo forwarder, Europe Cargo handled the arrival of a consignment of 37 items of pre-assembled steel racking, lifting equipment and adjustable spreader bars weighing some 10,000 tonnes at the Belgian gateway. Its volum
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Synthetic latex move was real deal

February 18 - February 18 - Malaysia-based Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member Trans International Logistics has worked with a client to complete the movement of a synthetic Latex plant from Europe to Pasir Gudang, Malaysia. The project had a total weight of
Views: 780
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Tutt Bryant and Fagioli form JV

February 17 - February 17 - Tutt Bryant Group Limited has joined forces with Fagioli SpA to form TBF Oceania Pty Ltd (Tutt Bryant Fagioli), a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company.
Views: 869
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One month to first heavy transport and lifting seminar of 2010

February 16 - February 16 - Readers are reminded that there is only one month remaining before the first in a series of two-day heavy transport and lifting seminars being given by heavy lift specialist and HLPFI columnist, Richard L. Krabbendam.
Views: 619
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New CEO for Rickmers (Japan)

February 15 - February 15 - Rickmers-Linie has appointed Richard Stinchcombe as CEO and representative director of Rickmers (Japan) Inc.
Views: 655
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Wind farm installation ships ordered

February 15 - February 15 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has placed an order with the Lamprell Energy Ltd shipyard in Dubai for two self elevating vessels for installation of offshore wind turbines.
Views: 689
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CTS undertakes waterborne delivery of a drawbridge

February 11 - February 11 - Ravenna-based Compagnia Trasporti e Spedizioni (CTS) has moved a new, 1,000 tonne drawbridge into place in Ravenna, Italy in a delicate operation that involved barge transport and was undertaken in front of cameras from a local TV station.
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Tiong Woon sees early signs of markets picking up

February 10 - February 10 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation (TWC), an integrated services provider for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries specialising in heavy lift and installation of process equipment, has seen a net profit after tax and non-controll
Views: 622
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ALP Maritime opens for business

February 9 - February 9 - ALP Maritime Services has been established in Rotterdam by three former members of the Fairmount Marine management team.
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SAL adds dynamic positioning option to new ships

February 9 - February 9 - Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL) has confirmed that the two new vessels currently under construction at the Sietas shipyard in Germany will each be equipped with a Dynamic Positioning I System (DP 1).
Views: 575
Liebherr cranes help port attract wind turbine cargoes thumbnail image

Liebherr cranes help port attract wind turbine cargoes

February 9 - February 9 - As reported by on the HLPFI website on February 5th, the port of Vancouver USA anticipates a return to growth in 2010 following a year in which an increase in business from the wind energy industry helped offset losses elsewhere in 2009.
Views: 501
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Port of Mobile welcomes heavy lift barge crane

February 5 - February 5 - From May 2010, the Alabama State Port Authority and Barnhart Crane & Rigging will provide heavy lift barge crane services to cargo customers at the Port of Mobile.
Views: 565
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Record crowd for Breakbulk Asia

February 3 - February 3 - The global recession appears to have had little impact on the 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Transportation Conference & Exhibition that took place last week at the Suntec Convention & Exposition Centre in Singapore.
Views: 729
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HLPFI awards launched

February 1 - February 1 - HLPFI is celebrating excellence in the heavy lift and project forwarding industry with the launch of our first awards.
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