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Equipment News from July 2010

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Jumbo Offshore scores a transition piece century

July 27 - July 27 - Jumbo Offshore's heavy lift vessel, Jumbo Javelin has installed its 100th transition piece (TP) for the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm (GGOWF), off the UK's south-east coast.
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Baltic port investment for DB Schenker

July 26 - July 26 - DB Schenker Rail Polska is investing approximately EUR22.5 million (USD29.1 million) in expanding its facilities at the Szczecin and Swinoujscie Baltic Sea ports.
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Brazil to host 2011 project cargo network meeting

July 26 - July 26 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, is to hold its annual conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second largest city, in June next year.
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Fairstar says new standards feature in tenders

July 23 - July 23 - Tender documents require ever more information about a company's standards of safety and environmental sensitivity during heavy lift transport projects, says Fairstar Heavy Transport.
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Escalators take a ride with Logwin

July 23 - July 23 - International logistics company, Logwin handling the carriage of escalators and elevators to South Africa for ThyssenKrupp Grevenmacher (Luxembourg) which is constructing the Gautrain rapid transit railway - one of the most significant infrastru
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Beluga adds financial partner

July 22 - July 22 - Beluga Shipping has taken onboard a strong partner, the American investment company Oaktree Capital Management LP (OCM) which will invest and provide financing for the project and heavy lift shipping company's strategic growth.
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Heavy lift shipment shows off barge capabiities

July 21 - July 21 - Robert Wynn and Sons has delivered two 235 tonne calendres (heat exchangers) to the French port of Dielette using the company's heavy lift barge, Terra Marique under contract to SDV Industrial Projects.
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Megatranz Transportes oils wheels of Brazilian industry

July 20 - July 20 - Brazilian heavy lift and project forwarder Megatranz Transportes has completed the international door-to-door transportation of two 473 tonne reactors and two 245 tonne columns for a leading Brazilian oil and gas project.
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GPLN adds to Nigerian network

July 16 - July 16 - Lagos-based Worldwide Premier Logistics Solution Nigeria Limited has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Dockwise completes first float-over

July 12 - July 12 - After nearly two years, Dockwise has completed the first of two float-overs for the Vyborg Project in Korea, writes Alice Davidson.
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CEE adds to African network

July 12 - July 12 - Worldwide Premier Logistics Solution, Nigeria, has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 800
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Advance energises Mitsubishi power shipments

July 12 - July 12 - Building on a working relationship that spans almost 40 years, Istanbul-based Advance International Transport has moved two consignments of cooling plant modules for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).
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Project cargo training focuses on competitive advantages

July 8 - July 8 - Specialist training designed to deliver competitive advantages through higher levels of reliability and service by project cargo managers will be available as part of the education component for attendees at the 21st Annual Breakbulk Americas Tra
Views: 655
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GPLN extends Italian coverage

July 8 - July 8 - Italian company Marimed has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), writes Alice Davidson.
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COSCOL strengthens Dutch team

July 7 - July 7 - China Overseas Shipping Co Ltd (COSCOL) has strengthened its management team in Rotterdam.
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GPLN adds to Indian network

July 7 - July 7 - Mumbai-based Seatech Shipping & Projects has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), writes Alice Davidson.
Views: 878
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PPG success in Antwerp

July 6 - July 6 - Heavy lift project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group concluded a successful annual conference in Antwerp recently.
Views: 788
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Hat-trick for GPLN

July 6 - July 6 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has introduced several more member offices, writes Alice Davidson.
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ALE Heavylift Ib

July 5 - July 5 - A duo of dock-related projects has been undertaken by ALE Heavylift Ib
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Equipment double for Dutch experts

July 5 - July 5 - Steder Group has relocated heavy construction machinery from the Middle East to Europe, writes Alice Davidson.
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Liebherr looks to 3,000 tonne crawler crane

July 2 - July 2 - Crane manufacturer Liebherr-Werk is currently constructing the LR 13000 model crawler crane which the company claims "ushers in a whole new dimension in size for crawler cranes of conventional design."
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Imperial Crane works on rehab of historical Chicago bridge

July 2 - July 2 - Illinois-based full service crane rental and sales company Imperial Crane is currently working on stage one of the USD 33 million rehabilitation project of the historical 67 m long 1950s-built Congress Parkway bridge over the south branch of the
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Sarens' 3,200 tonne crane is a work in progress

July 1 - July 1 - Belgium-based crane manufacturer Sarens Group, working with California-based subsidiary Rigging International, is continuing to produce a 3,200 tonne capacity ring-based crane, the SGC 120 model, due to be available to customers early next year.
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Main anchor of the Jahre Viking/ Seawise Giant arrives in Hong Kong

July 1 - July 1 - A 36 ton anchor belonging to a historic ship, once the world's largest, has been transported by Wilhelmsen Ships Service from Gujarat and has just arrived in Hong Kong, to be placed as the centrepiece in the new Hong Kong Maritime Museum.
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