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Equipment News from April 2010

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Spliethoff appoints commercial representative in Brazil

April 30 - April 30 - The Spliethoff Group of companies, Amsterdam, have appointed BrazGlobal Projects Shipping and Logistics as commercial representative for all imported project cargo into Brazil from May 2010.
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Hovertrans Solutions to debut hoverbarge next month

April 30 - April 30 - Hovertrans Solutions, a newly-created designer and manufacturer of hoverbarges for heavy lift operations in difficult terrain in the global oil and gas, and specialist transportation industries, is to make its debut at the Offshore Technology C
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Intermarine names Intermare as Italian agent

April 30 - April 30 - Ship's agency Intermare SpA, is set to represent all the services operated by Intermarine's flagship line, Industrial Maritime Carriers, in the Italian market.
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Another chance to catch Singapore safety seminar

April 27 - April 27 - Heavy lift safety specialist Richard Krabbendam was so overwhelmed by the response to his two day seminar in Singapore on March 31 and April 1 giving a detailed overview on aspects of the safe handling of heavy loads that he has planned a furth
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No rest for Magdenli

April 23 - April 23 - Cargo Equipment Experts' member in Turkey, Magdenli Transport and Trade Co, has been extremely busy recently moving heavy components for various power plant projects in Turkey.
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Heavy lift and project cargoes need not apply

April 21 - April 21 - Applications are being sought by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) for the designation of "marine highways" and related projects for preferential US federal government funding. Applications are due by June 11, 2010.
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Ainscough strengthens its sales team

April 20 - April 20 - Ainscough Crane Hire has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of three new area sales managers. The trio bring almost a century of industry experience between them, says the UK crane hire company.
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Combi-Lift finds encouragement in Brazil

April 19 - April 19 - A flood of investment in the Brazilian energy sector has German heavylift carrier, Combi-Lift, eyeing long-term charter contracts for up to two of its Combi Dock I, II, III and IV, semi-submersible heavily vessels, writes Rainbow Nelson.
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Vanguard invests in mobile crane

April 16 - April 16 - In South Africa, Vanguard, in a joint venture with Grindrod and private investors, has invested ZAR70 million (USD9.5 million) on a new mobile cranes.
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TRANSY moves heavy turbine runner

April 15 - April 15 - Transport Systems TRANSY, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Russia and Ukraine, handled the difficult movement of an 80 tonne heavy turbine runner from the Ukraine port of Illychevsk to Tianjin in China.
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Actuant completes Integrated Solutions acquisitions

April 14 - April 14 - Actuant Corporation has expanded its Enerpac Integrated Solutions capabilities with the acquisitions of Team Hydrotec and Hydrospex. The combined businesses generate approximately USD30 million in annual revenue.
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BigLift for Coli Shipping in South East Asia

April 12 - 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
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Panalpina charters plane for China heavy lift

April 12 - April 12 - Panalpina chartered an Antonov AN 225 freighter to ensure the safe and smooth transportation of high-tech machinery from Hamburg, Germany to Shijiazhuang, China.
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Expansion by Primax

April 8 - April 8 - Brazilian project forwarder, Primax Transportes Pesados, is set to continue its expansion throughout Latin America with the opening of offices in Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela this year, reports Rainbow Nelson from the Intermodal exhibition in
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Standard Club advises on carrying yachts

April 8 - April 8 - As part of its loss prevention programme the Standard P&I Club has published Standard Cargo: A Guide to the Carriage of Oversized Cargo - Yachts.
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Dockwise Ltd Seven up for Dockwise

April 7 - April 7 - Dockwise has been awarded seven near-term contracts for the transportation of four jack-up rigs, jack-up construction vessels, supply boats and a floating crane barge, to be transported to Brazil, Egypt, the UAE, Singapore, The Netherlands, Iran
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Boskalis completes acquisition of SMIT

April 7 - April 7 - With more than 95 percent of shareholders having accepted the offer made by dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster to acquire heavy lift shipping, tug and salvage company SMIT International, the merger of the two is now set to go ahead.
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Logitruck task force saves the day

April 7 - April 7 - Managers at Italian freight forwarder Logitruck encountered a perfect storm of transport headaches when a range of problems looked like they would prevent the shipment of a vital export cargo for a client.
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Latest Wagenborg vessel launched

April 6 - April 6 - Arubaborg, which is being built for Royal Wagenborg by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Shanghai, has been launched with delivery expected in mid-June this year.
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Madrid networks in South America

April 5 - April 5 - The Madrid Chamber of Commerce recently organised business networking opportunities for its members with counterparts in Santa Cruz de la Sierra and La Paz, Bolivia, Asuncion, Paraguay and Montevideo, Uruguay writes Oliver Ward.
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Cargotec focuses on safety in cranes at BAUMA 2010

April 5 - April 5 - Cargotec, one of the world's leading providers of load handling equipment, is showing its range of products at Bauma 2010 to heavy lift and project cargo forwarder customers.
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1,000 tonne crane debuted by Terex

April 2 - April 2 - Three and a half years after crane manufacturer Terex anounced its decision to build a 1,000 tonne capacity telescopic boom mobile crane, the company has launched its AC 1000 crane.
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Washington shift could benefit heavy lift operators

April 1 - April 1 - Heavy lift operators servicing the oil and gas industries may be able to benefit from a loosening of restrictions on US domestic offshore drilling for oil signalled by President Obama in a recently announced bill to tackle climate change.
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CG/LA names top 100 infrastructure projects

April 1 - April 1 - Washington-based CG/LA Infrastructure has released a listing of the top 100 global strategic infrastructure projects for 2010, totalling nearly USD550 billion.
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