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Equipment News from October 2010

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Trains are no strain for Allfort

October 28 - October 28 - Allfort Co Inc, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Japan, has successfully delivered 10 train carriages from Kawasaki in Japan to Manila in the Philippines.
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Paper chase for V. Alexander

October 27 - October 27 - V. Alexander, Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) member in Bremen, Germany, has been busy this year exporting significant volumes of machinery from various European suppliers such as Voith and Siemens for a complete paper production factory near I
Views: 768
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Scrabster set to boost renewables heavy lift docking capability

October 26 - October 26 - Scrabster Harbour Trust (SHT) is proposing to redevelop and upgrade a major pier within the harbour to provide additional deepwater berthing facilities to meet growing demand from the Atlantic Frontier and the expected development of the Pent
Views: 481
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Century for Project Professionals Group

October 25 - October 25 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group has passed the 100 member milestone as a result of recent appointments internationally.
Views: 1025
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Great news for Beluga as vessel freed

October 25 - October 25 - Just one day after being captured and seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean, Beluga Fortune and her crew of 16 are free again with no ransom payment.
Views: 1030
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ALE toasts reactor lift

October 21 - October 21 - ALE has successfully executed the installation of a 718 tonne reactor which was 33 m long and had a 4.2 m diameter at a petroleum refinery in Sines, Portugal.
Views: 702
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Eide adds floating crane

October 21 - October 21 - Eide Lift 6 is the new name of the floating crane which Eide Marine Services has purchased from Aker Marine Contractors.
Views: 772
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Able UK welcomes project's green light from planners

October 21 - October 21- Teesside-based Able UK, a specialist in the rehabilitation and development of disused sites and facilities, has welcomed approval for its GBP100 million (USD157.8) port-related logistics development in north east England.
Views: 1030
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Bigge Crane establishes east coast HQ

October 20 - October 20 - Bigge Crane and Rigging is expanding again, this time relocating its Richmond, Virginia location to a complex more than twice the size of the current yard.
Views: 608
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Antwerp bucks downturn in first nine months

October 20 - October 20 - During the first nine months of this year, the port of Antwerp handled more than 132.19 million tonnes of freight, up 13.2 percent compared with the same period last year, when the volume was almost 117 million tonnes.
Views: 652
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Hiring round marks industry's health

October 19 - October 19 - A round of worldwide hiring in the heavy lift and project shipping sectors suggest that pressure on bottom lines around the world is easing.
Views: 1097
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Third time still lucky for Agility in Asia

October 19 - October 19 - Project cargo and heavy lift operator Agility has won the prestigious Logistics Award for the third year in a row at the Lloyd's List Asia Awards ceremony in Singapore.
Views: 713
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FG International performs rapid riser hose replacement

October 18 - October 18 - Dutch specialist lifting company FG International Holland has worked closely with partner CR Asia to replace the riser hose that forms the centrepiece of the Arthit and Bongkot gas concessions in the Gulf of Thailand for client PTTEP Thailand
Views: 660
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Tschudi Project boxes clever on boiler shipment

October 15 - October 15 - Project shipping company, Tschudi Project Transports has recently successfully completed the shipment of a major consignment from Asia to a construction site in northwest Europe.
Views: 844
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Is heavylift cargo airship more than hot air?

October 14 - October 14 - It might have come from the set designers of Star Wars or the pen of sci-fi genius HG Wells but an Australian proposal to construct a 150 m-diameter flying saucer-like balloon could be the next big thing in heavy lift operations.
Views: 620
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Tandem lift for Beluga Stavanger

October 12 - October 12 - Kurt, a working civil engineering platform belonging to Tiefbau GmbH Unterweser (TAGU) 50 m long and 22 m wide, and weighing almost 1,000 tonnes proved a challenging cargo for the two cranes of the multipurpose heavy lift project vessel Belug
Views: 725
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Demag Cranes rejects Konecranes approach

October 11 - October 11 - Following recent press speculation and Demag Cranes AG's (Demag Cranes) announcement concerning a potential transaction, Konecranes Plc (Konecranes) has confirmed that it approached Demag Cranes on 8 September 2010 to discuss a potential comb
Views: 476
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Big lift at The Storage Place

October 11 - October 11 - Edinburgh-based Aquamarine Power has used The Storage Place to store a full scale test rig which had completed its initial trials at the NaREC (the National Renewable Energy Centre) in Blyth, UK and need to move to a temporary storage area.
Views: 676
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Ahlers reveals global scope of project cargo activity

October 8 - October 8 - Antwerp-based project cargo forwarder Ahlers Forwarding has revealed a range of heavy lift and project cargo activity that the company has undertaken in global markets; so far this year.
Views: 780
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Project cargo doubles at Rotterdam in first half

October 8 - October 8 - The first six months of 2010 saw project cargo tonnage at Rotterdam port double over the same period in 2009, say port managers, as the port witnessed some strategic improvements in heavy lift shipping at the port.
Views: 807
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Two years of planning pays off for SRT

October 8 - October 8 - Houston-based Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has completed a rail-borne heavy lift shipment that broke records and took two years in planning.
Views: 511
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Sarens Group has hectic summer

October 8 - October 8 - Heavy lift crane contractor Sarens Group has enjoyed a hectic six months to October, says CEO Wim Sarens.
Views: 1245
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Canadian truckers buy heavy lift haulage specialist

October 6 - October 6 - Challenger Motor Freight, of Cambridge, Ontario and has acquired most of the assets of Sandrock Specialized Carriers, a special commodities carrier focusing on transporting heavy equipment and over-dimensional freight, established ten years ag
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ALE successfully skid two cranes

October 5 - October 5 - Ale Heavylift Austral has successfully skidded two Liebherr cranes each weighing 869 tonnes a total distance of 120 m in Buenos Aires port using the SS150 skidding system with eight skidshoes.
Views: 436
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Heavy lift operators set to benefit for UK platform removal

October 5 - October 5 - According to a new report by Deloitte and Douglas-Westwood, decommissioning the 260-plus platforms off the ocast of the UK over the next three decades could cost over USD30 billion and exceed the capacities of both the current heavy lift vesse
Views: 802
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Cleveland's heaviest load of all time

October 4 - October 4 - Jumbo Shipping's Stella Prima arrived at the Port of Cleveland carrying a shipment that included a 286 tonne transformer destined for an AEP power plant in East Brilliant, Ohio.
Views: 640
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ALE lifts dissolver in Portugal

October 4 - October 4 - ALE Heavylift has successfully installed a dissolver reactor weighing 242 tonnes in the Artenius petrochemical plant at Sines in Portugal.
Views: 629
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Special berth arranged for GAC heavy lift

October 1 - October 1 - A recent heavy lift move at Dubai's Jebel Ali port required managers to arrange a special berth to allow the 1,000 tonne consignment to be loaded in a timely and efficient manner.
Views: 900
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Cross trade business for Etamad

October 1 - October 1 - Bucharest-based Etamad Grup Sea & Land Transport is currently involved in the cross trade transport of 10 locomotives from Busan in Korea to Bandar Abass in Iran on behalf of ANC Iran.
Views: 746

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