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Equipment News from November 2010

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PIL adds ships to West Africa multi-purpose service

November 26 - November 26 - Pacific International Lines (PIL) has confirmed reports that it has introduced four 17,500-dwt vessels, acquired secondhand from Schoeller Holdings of Germany, to the multi purpose service that it reintroduced earlier this year in the trade
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Successful crane test for SAL newbuilding

November 25 - November 25 - In Hamburg, crane tests have been successful on the first of two newbuildings commissioned by Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land (SAL).
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A loading almost too close to call

November 24 - November 24 - The transport of two 40 m coke drums from China to India by Beluga Sydney gave planners and mariners some very close calls as they moved almost 900 tonnes of equipment.
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Vanguard completes SA power station project

November 23 - November 23 - South African heavylift, transport and plant installation specialist Vanguard has completed a project for Eskom's Koeberg Nuclear Power Station in Cape Town, Africa's only nuclear power station.
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Cement mix for Leo Global Logistics

November 19 - November 19 - Leo Global Logistics, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member in Thailand, has successfully delivered nine consignments for a concrete batching facility, plus concrete mixer trucks and a cement silo with accessories from Laem Chabang
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Wind farm barge gets Liebherr crane

November 19 - November 19 - In a world first, Liebherr says that it has fitted a LTR 11200 telescopic crawler crane to the deck of a self-propelled jack-up barge for DBB Jack-up Services, a Danish offshore services provider.
Views: 384
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Handle with care: Allseas handles glass factory relocation

November 19 - November 19 - Glass is a commodity that certainly needs to be handled with care and Allseas Global Logistics showed its willingness to adhere to that rule during the recent relocation of a glass factory from Birmingham to Brazil.
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New dawn for Shipping.dk

November 16 - November 16 - Shipping line Shipping.dk has introduced a new tweendecker into service and is seeking traffic for the new ship.
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November 16 - November 16 - Project and heavylift forwarder Spedition K
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Prangl moves to power new heating plant

November 16 - November 16 - Austrian heavylift and project equipment provider Prangl has worked for six months on one of Austria's most important power plant projects this year.
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Decline in heavy lift activity lowers Tiong Woon results

November 15 - November 15 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has cited lower revenue contributions from its heavy lift and haulage, fabrication and engineering, marine transportation and trading segments as a factor in lower results for its 2010-2011 firs
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SR International Logistics returns to GPLN thumbnail image

SR International Logistics returns to GPLN

November 15 - November 15 - One of the first member companies of the Global Projects Logistics Network (GPLN) has returned to the fold, says the global network.
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Joint promotion for COSCOL and Rotterdam

November 15 - November 15 - The Cosco Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) are jointly going to promote and raise the handling of steel and heavy lift cargo via the port of Rotterdam.
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SMIT hits EUR75 million

November 12 - November 12 - SMIT's net profit for the period until 30 September 2009 amounts to EUR75.1 million (USD112.24 million).
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Flying fish (cages)

November 12 - November 12 - Helirig, a helicopter service company which specialises in transport and installation flights lifting up to a maximum of five tonnes, has handled the lift and positioning of cages for cultivating farmed salmon from their point of assembly to
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A monumental job for Yarbrough

November 11 - November 11 - North Carolina's Yarbrough Transfer Company is performing a significant project for the North Carolina Granite Corp., moving approximately 70 granite blocks from Mount Airy, NC to Jersey City, NJ.
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Yet another conference planned

November 11 - November 11 - The news that Lloyd's List DCN has scheduled a breakbulk and project cargo conference between May 16 - 17th in Perth, leaves us wondering just how many of these events this industry can sustain.
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Project cargo terminal software launched

November 10 - November 10 - Seattle-based software house Tideworks Technology has released Mainsail Vanguard, its next-generation terminal operating system (TOS), which has applications for project cargo, breakbulk and heavy lift terminal operations.
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Project training includes Breakbulk Asia exhibition pass

November 9 - November 9 - A complimentary free pass to the exhibit hall during the 3rd Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre will be provided to students attending the Certificate of Achievement in Pr
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Uniship launches dedicated service between Brazil and Houston thumbnail image

Uniship launches dedicated service between Brazil and Houston

November 5 - November 5 - Uniship has launched Houston Express Services, which according to company director, Renato Nunes da Silva, is designed to meet the growing demand for logistics solutions for the export of oversized and overweight loads.
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ALE and C.A.T.T. combine forces

November 4 - November 4 - An agreement has been reached for ALE (Abnormal Load Engineering), a specialist in heavy lift handling and C.A.T.T (Chartering and Transportation Company of Tunisia), member of the CEE Network, to set up a joint venture to act in the field of
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Alabama lifting solutions workshop soon

November 4 - November 4 - Shaun Sipe, VP of human capital at Barnhart Crane & Rigging, is one of the panel of speakers at the Maritime Lifting Solutions Workshop, which takes place early next month from December 7-9 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
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Heavy lift and project cargo ports bring fresh air to the industry

November 3 - November 3 - In January 2011, under the auspices of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) will introduce the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), an international standard for calculating emissions
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GPLN adds to Indian network

November 3 - November 3 - Navigators Logistics Pvt. Ltd. has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Vanguard develops new configuration for Metso move

November 3 - November 3 - Heavy lift and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, has successfully completed the transportation of three crystallisers from Metso's manufacturing yard to the Durban harbour quayside using a brand new trailer configuration.
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Konecranes expands Moroccan company

November 2 - November 2 - Konecranes has acquired 100 percent of the shares in port crane service and modernisation company Techniplus S.A.R.L. in Morocco which has 120 employees and net sales of EUR7 million (2009) (USD9.7 million). The value of the acquisition has n
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Steder Group returns giant hammer set from the UK thumbnail image

Steder Group returns giant hammer set from the UK

November 2 - November 2 - Rhoon, Netherlands-based Steder Group has built on is success in moving a giant hammer to the UK in March, 2010 by organising the return of the equipment to The Netherlands.
Views: 707
Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International - Media Kit 2011 thumbnail image

Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International - Media Kit 2011

November 1 - November 1 - HLPFI Media Kit 2011 is now ready for download. We endeavour to continue our work in putting out cutting-edge industry reports and articles and look forward to all our community members for continued support.
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Taking project forwarding acumen to a higher level

November 1 - November 1 - Project cargo training designed to fast track skills that otherwise could take many years to acquire and aimed at "rising stars" in companies who want to strengthen team working in the heavy lift project forwarding sector, was held as part of
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