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Second time on the podium for Express Transport

December 30 - December 30 - Mumbai-based OOG and heavy lift project forwarder Express Transport (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has added 10 additional equipment items, including two 250-tonne Kobelco crawler cranes.
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Tiong Woon in rights issue

December 29 - December 29 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding (TWC), an integrated services specialist and provider of infrastructure businesses, supporting oil and gas, petrochemical, power and construction sectors through the planning and design of heavy
Views: 801
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Jumbo Shipping takes up second option with Brodosplit

December 28 - December 28 - Having announced in July this year that it had won a contract from Jumbo Shipping to build a heavy lift ship, Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit has revealed that the shipping company has also taken up the option for one additional vessel with
Views: 717
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Logitrans 2011 exhibition exceeds expectations in Istanbul

December 21 - December 21 - The fifth transport logistics exhibition, Logitrans held this month in Istanbul, has exceeded the expectations of its organisers, with more than 12,000 visitors, which represented an increase of 37 percent over 2010.
Views: 1072
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PPG now has Central America covered with Aimar Group

December 20 - December 20 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, says it now has a one-stop expert business contact servicing Central America following the appointment of Aimar Group as a new member.
Views: 987
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Wiesbauer adds Liebherr crane

December 19 - December 19 - German crane and heavy haulage company, Wiesbauer, has taken delivery of a 750 tonne Liebherr LR 1750 crawler crane.
Views: 1025
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Ahlers loads with Singapore slings

December 15 - December 15 - Global project cargo forwarder Ahlers has seen two key project movements through the quay sides of Singapore, both inbound and export from this island state, as well as number of smaller movements.
Views: 683
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Maersk Line rescues Chinese sailing team entry

December 15 - December 15 - A rough experience for one yacht on the high seas gave Maersk Line the perfect opportunity to show how quickly it could respond to the most difficult of requests.
Views: 929
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Fairstar bridges financial gap

December 14 - December 14 - Fairstar Heavy Transport, the Oslo-listed heavy lift shipping specialist, has signed a USD30 million bridging loan facility for its newbuilding, Forte, with Bank of China.
Views: 706
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Multitrade handles oil rig equipment

December 14 - December 14 - Multitrade Spain, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has arranged the transportation of a levelling tool used in the oil industry.
Views: 838
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US Naval Attach

December 14 - December 14 - During a call at the Port of Rostock, Intermarine's US-flagged heavy lift ship Ocean Titan was visited by Capt. William H. Suggs, United States Naval Attach
Views: 1037
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BBC Chartering shipment is out of this world

December 13 - December 13 - Leading German heavy lift shipping line, BBC Chartering won a contract to transport radio telescope antennas for what is currently the largest cosmic project on earth, the ALMA observatory in the Chilean Andes.
Views: 880
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Breakbulk events head for Shanghai

December 12 - December 12 - The inaugural Breakbulk China Transportation Conference & Exhibition will be held February 28 - March 1, 2012, at the Intex Shanghai & Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai, China.
Views: 636
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Fairmount Expedition delivers Castor topside in Spain

December 12 - December 12 - Fairmount Marine's powerful tug Fairmount Expedition has safely delivered a 18,000 ton (16,329 tonnes) topside for process, utilities and living quarters for the Castor project offshore Spain. The topside was loaded onto Heerema's H-541 barg
Views: 744
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Roll-Lift rolls into action

December 8 - December 8 - Senior managers at Roll-Lift have confirmed that the Dutch-based company is now fully operational with a significant fleet of mobile and heavy lift crawler cranes, as well as self propelled modular transporter (SPMT) and conventional trailers
Views: 872
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New heavy-duty crane boosts Wallmann & Co's capabilities

December 7 - December 7 - Wallmann & Co's Multi-Purpose Terminal on Reiherstieg in the Port of Hamburg, Germany, has been boosted by the arrival of a new LHM 600 Litronic port crane for handling heavy and project cargoes.
Views: 552
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Terex cultivates future skills to counter future shortage

December 7 - December 7 - Global heavy lift crane and material handling equipment manufacturer Terex is staking its future supply of skilled technicians on apprenticeship and training schemes to counter potential future shortages of skilled labour.
Views: 663
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Raising a glass of the cold stuff thanks to Vanguard

December 6 - December 6 - Thirsty South African beer drinkers will thank Vanguard, a heavy lifting and plant installation specialist, which has completed the second phase of Heineken's Sedibeng, Gauteng province development project by rigging of several pieces of spec
Views: 646
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Sea Installer on track for A2SEA

December 6 - December 6 - The head of newbuilding at Danish off-shore wind farm installer A2SEA has returned from a visit to the Chinese shipyard constructing the 11-year old company's latest offshore wind turbine installation jack-up vessel, the Sea Installer.
Views: 648
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The Ocean Wave takes to the waves for Crowley Maritime

December 6 - December 6 - The first of four Ocean Class tugboats under construction at Bollinger Shipyards in Amelia, Louisiana for Lake Charles, Louisiana-based Crowley Maritime Corp has been launched.
Views: 421
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Port of Hamburg opens office in Mumbai to strengthen ties

December 6 - December 6 - Project cargo and heavy lift traffic between one of the BRIC quartet of expanding economies and Europe's main manufacturing countries have been boosted by the opening of a new representative office by the port of Hamburg in Mumbai At the same
Views: 1053
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New Horizon for AARAS

December 1 - December 1 - AARAS Shipping Agencies (Pvt) Ltd of Pakistan has delivered port agency services for a vessel, New Horizon, which arrived at Karachi Port, Pakistan, carrying break bulk, heavy and project cargoes from more than 28 consignees.
Views: 810
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WWPC names one; CEE names another

December 1 - December 1 - Founded in Copenhagen in 1975, Airland Logistics A/S and its project division, Airland Project A/S has been appointed as the exclusive member for Denmark for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC).
Views: 954
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PPG connects in Bangkok

November 30 - November 30 - Bangkok has been chosen as a strategic location for specialist project forwarding network the Project Professionals Group (PPG) to hold its annual meeting in 2012.
Views: 754
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European first for Sarens in fight against cancer

November 30 - November 30 - Belgian multinational crane rental and engineering company Sarens is helping the worldwide fight against cancer by being involved in the construction of a key Italian research centre.
Views: 494
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PCN names new member in the Netherlands

November 30 - November 30 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has confirmed the appointment of its second official member in The Netherlands with the approval of Central Oceans Europe bv.
Views: 1038
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November 30 - November 30 - German crane hire and heavy transport specialist, H
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Liebherr's crane for land and sea operation

November 29 - November 29 - Global crane manufacturer Liebherr has signed a contract for a new combined mobile harbour and offshore crane that is as home in offshore applications as it is on the quayside, and is set to be delivered by the end of 2012.
Views: 411
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Havator names technical director

November 29 - November 29 - Kristian Nummelin (pictured below) has been appointed as technical director at Havator Group
Views: 874
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ALE claims cost saving hat-trick

November 29 - November 29 - Global heavy lift and transportation company ALE have completed three major projects using the 1,200 tonne capacity Gottwald AK912-1.
Views: 716
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DB series launched by Shuttlelift

November 28 - November 28 - US crane manufacturer Shuttlelift has launched a new series of double-beam mobile gantry cranes to complement existing products.
Views: 416
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MSL Express joins the WPA Network

November 28 - November 28 - The New York, Shanghai and Chengdu offices of MSL Express have joined the Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a rapidly expanding global network of independently owned and operated freight forwarders and other niche-market specialists, includ
Views: 923
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Van der Vlist gets a grip with an offshore industry movement

November 25 - November 25 - European abnormal and heavy haulage provider Van der Vlist Special and Heavy Transport recently completed a convoy movement comprising of four vehicles to move a set of gripper rings for the offshore industry.
Views: 623
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Don't miss out on reduced fees, say Breakbulk South America organisers

November 24 - November 24 - Organisers of the first Breakbulk South America Congress 2011, to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil from December on 6-7 are asking heavy lift and project forwarders interested in attending the event not to lose the opportunity totake advantage o
Views: 800
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Damen Shipyards launches new website

November 24 - November 24 - Dutch shipyard group Damen Shipyards, a global company with 35 shipyards and employing over 6,000 people, has planted its flag on the world wide web with the launch of a new website - www.damen.nl
Views: 509
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PNG LNG Project fuels PNG heavy lift growth

November 24 - November 24 - German materials handling equipment manufacturer Demag Cranes has supplied its first Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHC) to Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Views: 914
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High and heavy cargo with a police escort

November 22 - November 22 - Van der Vlist Poland has recently moved two large pieces of an industrial production line by road from Poreba, Poland through to Hamburg, Germany a journey of around 900 km.
Views: 617
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ALE SA looks to power Africa

November 22 - November 22 - Africa's power requirements has seen ALE Heavylift SA undertake a range of projects involving the generation and distribution of power.
Views: 639
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Intermarine adds new tonnage to US-Flag service

November 22 - November 22 - Intermarine has added a new ship, Ocean Freedom, to its US-flagged multipurpose and heavy lift fleet, stating that this underlines the shipping line's role in serving the increasing demand for modern and versatile tonnage.
Views: 1157
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ALE SA rules the waves

November 18 - November 18 - ALE Heavylift SA became involved in two maritime projects when it handled the transport and launch of four specialised work vessels at the port of Cape Town.
Views: 475
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Terex Cranes launches QR codes for smart phones

November 18 - November 18 - Global manufacturer of heavy lift material handling equipment Terex Cranes has launched a new service to allow clients to access product and service information worldwide.
Views: 451
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Van der Vlist on track for tram relocation project

November 18 - November 18 - European abnormal and heavy haulage provider Van der Vlist Modular is half way through a significant project movement to relocate fifty 32.5 m trams from southern France to Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 672
World's largest heavy lift vessel to be classed by DNV thumbnail image

World's largest heavy lift vessel to be classed by DNV

November 18 - November 18 - Dockwise's new heavy lift vessel, the Dockwise Vanguard, will be able to lift and transport units of up to 110,000 tonnes. The maximum capacity of an existing vessel is 75,000 tonnes.
Views: 905
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North Sea decommissioning costs could exceed GBP47.5 billion

November 17 - November 17 - A GBP47.5 billion (USD74.7) business opportunity is opening up for companies in decommissioning the North Sea's huge infrastructure of offshore oil and gas fields according to new research to be published by Deloitte and Douglas-Westwood.
Views: 894
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Dealers gather for Shuttlelift demonstrations

November 17 - November 17 - Global mobile gantry crane manufacturer Shuttlelift has debuted its newest line of double-beam mobile gantry cranes during an international dealer meeting.
Views: 913
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Airship conference more than hot air

November 17 - November 17 - Organisers of the sixth Airships to the Arctic conference, to be held in Seattle, USA, on December 5 and 6, 2011, have published changes and alterations to the programme of the two-day event.
Views: 843
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Militzer & M

November 16 - November 16 - Swiss-based Militzer & M
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Going deeper at Krishnapatnam Port

November 16 - November 16 - Heavy lift and multi-purpose vessels with drafts of up to 17.5 m will now be able to use Krishnapatnam Port, Andhra Pradesh following a strategic programme of dredging and other works which has made the port one of the deepest in India.
Views: 646
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PCN names first Nigerian member

November 16 - November 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has signed up its first member in Nigeria, International Express Logistics Services Ltd (INTEX), based in Lagos.
Views: 964
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World record claim for Mammoet

November 14 - November 14 - Mammoet has announced the successful test of one of its new PTC (Platform Twin-ring Containerised) Super Heavy Lift cranes.
Views: 610
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Gulf oil and gas demand drives new CaytransBBC service

November 11 - November 11 - CaytransBBC, a service managed by New Orleans-based Dan-Gulf shipping, has commenced regular sailings of breakbulk vessels from the US Gulf to Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago, twice a month.
Views: 693
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PCN members all set for London

November 10 - November 10 - Over 85 senior managers from 46 countries will shortly be flying into London to attend the upcoming 1st PCN Annual Summit.
Views: 1083
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2011 Breakbulk Americas event sets record

November 9 - November 9 - This year's Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition set a company record for New Orleans attendance recently with a strong turnout of 3,342 attendees and 238 exhibitors.
Views: 911
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Tiong Woon reports increased revenues but drop in profit

November 9 - November 9 - For the first quarter 2011, ended 30 September 2011, Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd (TWC) has recorded revenues of SGD36.0 million (USD28.1 million), up 25 percent from SGD28.8 million (USD21.8 million) from the previous corresponding qua
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World's largest hoverbarge sold

November 8 - November 8 - Marcon International from Coupeville, USA has completed the sale of the unfinished, newbuilding hover barge "Monty" by builder Sundial Marine Construction & Repair of Troutdale, USA to private buyers.
Views: 834
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PCN names Indonesia member

November 7 - November 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) reports that its latest member is MI Logistic Indonesia, a leading freight forwarder and heavy lift specialist based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 974
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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.
Views: 832
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Summer open house enjoyed by Terex customers

November 3 - November 3 - Poor weather and cloudy skies failed to deter Terex customers in Sweden and Scandinavia enjoying a late summer open house eventheld in Helsingborg, Sweden.
Views: 437
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Tiong Woon seals two deals

November 2 - November 2 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd has signed contracts in Burma (Myanmar) and Malaysia to supply heavy equipment and marine transportation for oil and gas-related projects.
Views: 906
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PCN welcomes a trio of new members

November 1 - November 1 - The geographical spread of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) is demonstrated by a trio of new signings in Kenya, Greece and Ecuador.
Views: 1072
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Second of four ro-ro ferry newbuildings launched for Seatruck

November 1 - November 1 - UK shortsea ferry operator, Seatruck, a division of the Danish shipping giant Clipper Group, is set to receive the second of four new ro-ro vessels to serve its Irish Sea routes including options for rolling project cargo and heavy lift items
Views: 713
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Bay Crane adds to fleet

October 31 - October 31 - In the USA, Bay Crane has made some significant additions to its fleet, improving and expanding the existing equipment.
Views: 682
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Latin American demand lifts Liebherr mobile harbour crane sales

October 28 - October 28 - Bullish demand from the Americas has seen sales for Liebherr mobile harbour cranes (MHC) double this year compared with 2010 asdemand for investment in cargo handling equipment remains unbroken, says the global manufacturer.
Views: 832
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Truconnect launched by Konecranes

October 27 - October 27 - Finnish crane manufacturer Konecranes has introduced a remote services product family named Truconnect.
Views: 408
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ALE establishes new offices in Iraq and Australia

October 26 - October 26 - After almost two decades in the Middle East, heavy lift material handling provider ALE has opened a new office in Basra, Iraq, its first in the country, just months after it expanded its Australian presence.
Views: 950
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Breakbulk keynote speaker calls for creative solutions

October 26 - October 26 - Giga projects are the new landscape of the heavy lift marketplace, and logistics is "even more critical than ever before to EPC success", according to John Mika, senior vice president of procurement, CH2M HILL, reports HLPFI editor, Emma Murr
Views: 1071
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Flying a kite with BBC SkySails

October 25 - October 25 -German multi-purpose and heavy lift operator BBC Chartering is to co-operate with SkySails, the alternative propulsion system developer based in Hamburg, to further promote the latter's kite-based system.
Views: 810
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Airbus flies with Rickmers-Linie

October 24 - October 24 - Rickmers-Linie has been selected by Spirit AeroSystems as its partner for the transportation of fuselage sections for Airbus from Morehead City, USA to Montoir (Port of Nantes St. Nazaire), France.
Views: 637
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Liebherr celebrates anniversary

October 20 - October 20 - Earlier this month Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH celebrated its 35th anniversary over several days concluding with an open day attended over 20,000 visitors at the company's production facility in Nenzing, Austria.
Views: 555
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Antwerp growth stalls as biomass power station agreement signed

October 18 - October 18 - During the first nine months of this year, the port of Antwerp handled a total of 142.07 million tonnes of freight, including project cargo and wheeled heavy lift movements, to enjoy an increase of 7.5 percent compared with the first nine mon
Views: 562
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Bardonaro takes on new global sales role at Terex

October 18 - October 18 - Global crane manufacturer Terex has promoted Frank Bardonaro to the newly created position of vice president and managing director global sales, Terex Cranes.
Views: 507
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Charleston breakbulk volumes surge on back of investment

October 18 - October 18 - With a USD23 million improvement project at its Columbus Street Terminal completed, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reports a surge in non-container cargo at the Port of Charleston.
Views: 631
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Four more Liebherrs for Wille-Krane

October 14 - October 14 - As can be seen in the picture below, Wille-Krane managing director Karsten Schneider and his son Mario were welcome guests at the Liebherr-Werk Ehingen plant, collecting their new LTM 1095-5.1 mobile crane. Three more LTM cranes are already o
Views: 703
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Express Transport bags award

October 13 - October 13 - Express Transport Pvt Ltd India (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has been named Project Cargo Mover of the Year Forwarder in this year's Maritime And Logistics Award.
Views: 851
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India must up game on global piracy

October 12 - October 12 - Indian naval forces must be ready to increase shipping security in the Indian Ocean as the country's geographical location means that it has been at the forefront of efforts to tackle piracy head on.
Views: 685
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Fairmount tug positions FPSO Usan offshore Nigeria

October 11 - October 11- Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the installation of the floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Usan, offshore Nigeria.
Views: 680
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ALS handles huge pile driver

October 11 - October 11 - Global project specialists - ALS (Freight Management Group)'s - European project teams have worked together with their South American partners to successfully deliver a crawler crane, described as being "the biggest pile driving machine ever
Views: 692
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Success in the pipeline for Wagenborg Nedlift

October 11 - October 11 - Dutch-based heavy lift transport solutions provider Wagenborg Nedlift has placed the last pipe in the multi-million dollar, 302 km Nord-europ
Views: 583
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Terex Demag move lifts Van der Vlist business

October 10 - October 10 - European abnormal and heavy haulage provider Van der Vlist has undertaken the recent movement of a Terex Demag CC8800 crane from the manufacturer's factory at Zweibrucken, Germany to the port of Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 831
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Globalink delivers ahead of schedule

October 10 - October 10 - A thousand tonne consignment of oil field equipment has been moved from Dubai to Iraq almost two weeks ahead of deadline.
Views: 830
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Heavy lift technical workshop to be held at Breakbulk Americas 2011

October 10 - October 10 - Industry experts from the fields of logistics, rigging, engineering and naval architecture will present, in partnership with Breakbulk Americas 2011, a practical and learned heavy lift technical workshop at the Breakbulk conference in New Orl
Views: 695
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Tiong Woon inks contract with JGC Corporation

October 7 - October 7 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd (Tiong Woon) has inked a contract for heavy lifting and installation works with leading global engineering company JGC Corporation at a Singapore refinery project related to an oil major.
Views: 573
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New Terex Crossover crane delivers superior lift performance

October 7 - October 7 - The Terex Crossover 4500, a 40.8 tonne capacity class boom truck, blends truck crane and boom crane designs to offer a 360-degree load radius that outperforms other 45 tonnes capacity class boom trucks by more than 10 percent claims Terex.
Views: 466
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Fairmount Alpine delivers rig Ocean Yorktown in Gulf

October 7 - October 7 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered the semi submergible drilling rig Ocean Yorktown safely in Brownsville, USA, after a 5,400 miles (8690.5 km) tow from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 719
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Emirates SkyCargo flies its heaviest single item ever

October 5 - October 4 - Emirates SkyCargo came to the rescue of a ship undergoing repairs when it transported a 36 tonne rudder part - the heaviest single item ever carried by the freight division of Emirates Airline.
Views: 568
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Flying gets a little safer, thanks to Van der Vlist

October 5 - October 5 - European abnormal and heavy haulage provider Van der Vlist has handled the movement of a vital piece of modern aviation training equipment from the United States to Europe - a full flight simulator from Miami to Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam.
Views: 887
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Significant membership increase for WPA Network

October 5 - October 5 - The Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a global network of independently owned and operated freight forwarders, including those with a project cargo and heavy lift expertise, has seen a significant expansion of membership across the world.
Views: 847
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SAL and Rolner Foundation digs deep for charity

October 5 - October 5 - SAL and the Rolner Foundation have donated EUR20,000 (USD26,350) to the International Seamen's Club Duckdalben in Hamburg, whilst the crew of Anne-Sofie has donated EUR9,000 (USD11,800) to projects in Germany and the Philippines.
Views: 742
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GAC delivers tub collar to UAE

October 4 - October 3 - Preparation was the key to success when GAC handled a giant shipment from China to the United Arab Emirates.
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GAC delivers tub collar to UAE

October 3 - October 3 - Preparation was the key to success when GAC handled a giant shipment from China to the United Arab Emirates.
Views: 686
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Wine is fine for France Cargo International

September 29 - September 29 - France Cargo International, a member of the WCAPN organisation, has completed the transportation of six special tanks used for storing wine.
Views: 634
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ALS ships demolition equipment to Kiwi earthquake zone

September 28 - September 28 - The Abnormal Load Services (International) Ltd project team in Hull, UK, has organised the first export charter shipment of a demolition machine for UK demolition company Coleman & Company.
Views: 884
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Liebherr extends mobility of narrow-track crawler chassis

September 27 - September 27 - Liebherr says that it has extended the on-site mobility of its LR 1600/2-W narrow-track crawler crane and the machine can now become operational with a main boom up to 108 m in length, with a 12 m fixed jib.
Views: 630
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Shuttlelift reveals new DB Series gantry cranes

September 27 - September 27 - Shuttlelift has announced the launch of a newly developed series of double-beam mobile gantry cranes designed to provide state-of-the-art material handling and operational efficiency at an exceptional value.
Views: 648
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GPLN drives into oil and gas logistics training sector

September 27 - September 27 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) recently completed training sessions at two of the most important oil and gas industry events: SPE Offshore Europe 2011 and Indonesia Oil & Gas Expo 2011.
Views: 785
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Dredging set to start at Corpus Christi

September 26 - September 26 - Today, Port Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, is set to commence dredging operations for La Quinta Channel Extension project.
Views: 852
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Terex duo keeps broadcaster 'on air'

September 22 - September 22 - Nine Network, one of the most watched television stations in Australia, turned to Metcalf Crane Services to install a 2.8 tonne satellite dish on top of its 61 m new high-tech, purpose-built studios in Melbourne to transmit from the new sit
Views: 631
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Barnhart VP gives rigging workshop a lift

September 22 - September 22 - Shaun Sipe, VP of human capital at Barnhart Crane & Rigging, is to join the panel of speakers at the Maritime Lifting Solutions Workshop, which takes place from December 7-9 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
Views: 747
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Liebherr crawler working hard on wind farm

September 22 - September 22 - The Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane operated by US crane rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. has been hard at work on a wind farm in Ohio.
Views: 645
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Albacor Shipping (USA) opens in Los Angeles

September 21 - September 21 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, a US-member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has opened a Los Angeles office under the management of Wolfram Zeppenfeld and delivering a full range of freight forwarding services.
Views: 695
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Parsifal hits new notes for heavy lift

September 20 - September 20 - Named after an opera by Wagner, MV Parsifal, which claims to be the world's joint-largest ro-ro vessel, is the latest addition to the deep-sea ro-ro fleet operated by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics.
Views: 702
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Duo of significant project moves for Express Transport

September 20 - September 20 - Mumbai-based project forwarder Express Transport (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has undertaken the shortsea coastal movement of a significant consignment from the west coast Indian port of Hazira in a 1,400 km
Views: 709
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GAC Group makes a trio of significant management appointments

September 20 - September 20 - The GAC Group has announced two key management appointments in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for its group and local operations at the same time as the group has appointed a new group HSSE (Health Safety Security Environment) manager to drive
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Boring machinery takes flight with Magdenli

September 19 - September 19 - Magdenli Transport & Trade Co recently completed the delicate loading and further inland transportation of heavy and oversized steel constructions from chartered cargo aircraft to inland destinations in Turkey.
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Cranes barged from UK port of Goole to Hull

September 19 - September 19 - The recent signing of a new ten-year agreement between Associated British Ports (ABP) and TransAtlantic UK Ltd, which will result in the latter's relocation from the Port of Goole to a new bespoke ten-acre terminal in King George Dock, Hull
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Transremo

September 19 - September 19 - Brazilian project forwarder and OOG transport company Transremo
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NSCSA exercises options for two ro-cons

September 16 - September 16 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has exercised the option to build two ro-con vessels with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
Views: 962
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Wind power projects for Magdenli Transport

September 16 - September 16 - Turkish project forwarder Magdenli Transport and Trade has recently undertaken two major contracts associated with Turkey's burgeoning green energy power generating industry.
Views: 659
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ALE breaks its own lifting record in Peru

September 16 - September 16 - UK-based global heavy transport and lifting company ALE developed an innovative self-erecting 60 m gantry system for the installation of a 51 m, 463 tonne deethanizer column in Peru, ALE's biggest piece ever lifted to date in that country.
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Konecranes to supply cranes for Klaipeda

September 14 - September 14 - Konecranes has received an order for three Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes and seven Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in Lithuania. The cranes will be delivered to the port of Klaipeda starting in the fourth quarter of
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Demag Cranes delivers five to Dutch ports

September 14 - September 14 - Demag Cranes is further expanding its business in the Netherlands with the delivery of five Generation 5 Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes to three major terminal operators, in the Netherlands.
Views: 1066
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Turkish yacht transport goes against the flow

September 14 - September 14 - Turkish project cargo forwarder Project Cargo & Yacht Transport is claiming a record in the field of yacht transport as it moved three super-yachts and one coast guard boat to the Middle East.
Views: 727
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Nurminen Logistics delivers tanks to Belarus

September 12 - September 12 - Over the past few years, Nurminen Logistics of Finland, which is a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has made several special deliveries to Belarus and this summer was no exception with the delivery of three large tanks f
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Sai Maritime say operators face delays at majority of Indian ports

September 12 - September 12 - According to a communique from Sai Maritime & Management, only three Indian ports used by heavy lift shipping are currently reporting no delays in operations. In the remaining ports, delays ranging from one to 18 days are being experienced.
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ALE barge carries cargo duo on maiden voyage

September 12 - September 12 - ALE, the global heavy transport and lifting company, has transported two de-methaniser vessels during the maiden voyage of its new ALE 300 barge. The 98 m vessels, part of the Integrated Gas Development Project in Abu Dhabi, were transporte
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Jakarta next for heavy lift seminar

September 8 - September 8 - The next seminar in a series of heavy lift and breakbulk cargo courses to be held by the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is to be hosted later this month at Oil & Gas Indonesia 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 767
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Nordana goes back to Libya

September 8 - September 8 - Nordana has restarted its regular direct ro-ro service from the US Gulf and East Coast into Libya, which has been suspended since February due to the unrest in the country.
Views: 801
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Construction Products buys a Shuttlelift SB50

September 8 - September 8 - Construction Products, Inc (CPI) from Jackson, USA, recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary with the purchase of a single-beam mobile gantry crane from Shuttlelift.
Views: 781
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A hamburger with triple BBC Chartering vessels

September 7 - September 7 - It was a case of once, twice, three times a vessel as a trio of leading German heavy lift operator BBC Chartering's vessels were in the port of Hamburg simultaneously.
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Up and under for Megatranz

September 7 - September 7 - If you can't go under, you have to go over: that was the message for transport managers when faced with the movement of three modules destined for a Brazilian oil and gas refinery.
Views: 606
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Liebherr delivers two to Onitsha River Port

September 7 - September 7 - Major investment in the ports on the Niger River in Nigeria to allow discharge and loading of heavy lift and breakbulk items has resulted in the acquisition of two Liebherr Harbour Mobile Cranes type LHM 180, allowing the handling of project
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BigLift Shipping names new rep for Brazil

September 5 - September 5 - Effective September 1 2011, BigLift Shipping appointed BrazGlobal Project Shipping and Logistics Ltda as the shipping line's representative in Brazil.
Views: 951
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Concargo appoints oil and gas expert

September 2 - September 2 - Concargo (Pty) Ltd South Africa has appointed energy, oil and gas specialist Shawn Fraser to head up the company's Johannesburg branch and also to be national operations manager.
Views: 879
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ALE introduces second AL.SK190 crane

September 2 - September 2 - The success of its first AL.SK190 over the past three years has prompted ALE to introduce its second machine of this kind.
Views: 564
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Allseas arranges novel project freight transhipment via Felixstowe

September 2 - September 2 - Organising the transport from Scotland to South Korea of a heavy lift consignment measuring up to 7 metres in height required some detailed planning when a lengthy road trip from the point of manufacture in Aberdeen was never going to be an
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Terex completes purchase of tendered Demag Cranes shares

September 1 - September 1 - Further to our news item of July 7, the Terex Corporation has announced that it has completed the purchase of the shares tendered as part of the public tender offer by Terex Industrial Holding AG to all shareholders of Demag Cranes AG (Demag
Views: 408
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ABP and TransAtlantic UK sign new agreement at the port of Hull

August 31 - August 31 - Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Hull has recently signed a new ten-year agreement with TransAtlantic UK Ltd, which operates up to three sailings a week linking the Humber with Sweden, for a new bespoke ten-acre terminal in Hull.
Views: 945
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Team New Zealand flies through Felixstowe

August 31 - August 31 - The Port of Felixstowe is accustomed to handling unusual and fragile loads, and this week was no exception with the arrival of Team New Zealand's Volvo Open 70 yacht on deck of the Skagen Maersk.
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Donjon Marine refloats sunken barge

August 31 - August 31 - Donjon Marine has refloated a fully loaded hopper barge which sank in approximately nine metres of water while transiting the Kill Van Kull, a waterway that connects Newark Bay to New York Harbour.
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TPI Mega Line reveals Mega Caravan II

August 31 - August 31 - South Korean heavy transportation company, TPI Mega Line has introduced the newest heavy lift deck carrier to its fleet, Mega Caravan II, which becomes one of three company ships contracted by the Gorgon Joint Venture in Australia.
Views: 644
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Big Lift helps PD Ports enhance container handling capabilities

August 30 - August 30 - The four new RTG (rubber-tyred gantry) cranes delivered by the heavy lift specialist, BigLift, to Teesport, UK, are a key component of the current GBP16.7 million (USD27.3 million) expansion of the container terminals at Teesport and represent
Views: 817
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Soreidom's multipurpose service adds Rotterdam call

August 30 - August 30 - Further to the news story posted here on March 22, Martinique-based shipping company, Soreidom has advised that it will add a call at Rotterdam to its multipurpose service from North Europe to the Caribbean.
Views: 732
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Royal rescue for Donjon Marine

August 29 - August 29 - Donjon Marine Co has salvaged and returned to its owner the passenger ferry, Royal Miss Belmar, which grounded on approach to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, in early July.
Views: 723
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Fairmount tugs bring FPSO Skarv Idun to final position

August 29 - August 29 - Fairmount Marine's powerful tugs Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Summit have towed FPSO Skarv Idun to the field in the northern Norwegian Sea in which it will operate after it was completed and prepared in Norway.
Views: 680
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New anti-piracy water cannon video released by Unifire

August 26 - August 26 - Operators of heavy lift vessels, which have been a regular target for illegal pirate activity, will be interested in an exclusive new video which Unifire AB of Sweden (PirateSafe.com) has released of its Force 80 Anti-Pirate Water Cannon Syste
Views: 600
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Neeb & Schuch receive Liebherr mobile crane

August 24 - August 24 - The German based joint venture crane rental and transport company Neeb & Schuch has taken delivery of a new 500 tonne Liebherr LTM1500-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 724
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Hanjin Pioneer moves RMQCs to Jakarta

August 22 - August 22 - Hanjin Transportation of South Korea, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has transported three heavy rail-mounted quay (RMQC) cranes from Taiwan to Jakarta by utilising its self-propelled barge Hanjin Pioneer.
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Breakbulk boosts Rotterdam

August 22 - August 22 - According to Hans Smits, chief executive officer of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, "the Port of Rotterdam's positive development is connected strongly to world trade, especially that related to China and Germany. I expect that throughput in
Views: 727
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Ship's engine flies with Intermarine

August 19 - August 19 - USA-based Intermarine has delivered a ship engine for a German owner from the manufacturer in Asia to the owner's vessel in the Dominican Republic.
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San Francisco welcomes windy cargoes

August 18 - August 18 - The Port of San Francisco recently welcomed the M/V Star Hansa, carrying wind turbine components for San Leandro, California-based Halus Power Systems.
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Breakbulk tonnage up at South Carolina ports

August 18 - August 18 - Shipping volumes through South Carolina's ports (Port of Charleston and Port of Georgetown) increased significantly in financial year 2011 (ended June 30).
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Festival gets a big lift

August 18 - August 18 - A Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane has been used by UK company, King Lifting Ltd to lift and place a footbridge for the Reading Festival in Berkshire, UK.
Views: 849
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Liebherr delivers quartet to Poland

August 17 - August 17 - Polish company Gastel Zurawie S.A. has taken delivery of four Liebherr mobile cranes - two LTM 1130-5.1 mobile cranes, one LTM 1200-5.1, and one LTM 1250-6.1, adding to he company's existing fleet of 50 mobile units.
Views: 562
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Marmedsa Proyectos joins Project Cargo Network

August 17 - August 17 - With the appointment of Spain's Marmedsa Proyectos, the forwarder organisation, Project Cargo Network (PCN) says it now has 113 offices in 54 countries.
Views: 944
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Strategic Asian-Pacific infrastructure projects listed

August 17 - August 17 - The inaugural preliminary list of the top 100 strategic infrastructure projects in Asia-Pacific has been published by The Southeast Asia Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum.
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Ainscough and ALE announce heavy lift partnership

August 16 - August 16 - Ainscough, one of the UK's largest crane hire providers and ALE, a leading heavy transportation and lifting company, have announced an official partnership for UK-based contracts.
Views: 479
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Safmarine appoints Ben Line

August 16 - August 16 - Safmarine has appointed Ben Line Agencies in Asia to represent its Multi Purpose Vessel Services (MPV) business in this region.
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Project network names member in Venezuela

August 16 - August 16 - Totalviax C.A. has been confirmed as an official Project Cargo Network (PCN) member in Venezuela, becoming the network's second member in the region.
Views: 578
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Keynote speaker announced for Breakbulk Americas conference

August 15 - August 15 - Erik R. Peterson, director of A.T. Kearney's Global Business Policy Council and senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will deliver the closing keynote address at the 22nd annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation
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Demag Cranes expands training offer

August 15 - August 15 - Mobile crane specialist Gottwald Port Technology, a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, is expanding the range of training courses it offers for crane operators.
Views: 634
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Konecranes completes Indian crane acquisition

August 11 - August 11 - Further to our report on February 21, Konecranes has now completed the second phase of its acquisition of WMI Cranes Ltd increasing its ownership from 51 to 100 percent.
Views: 805
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Caitlin Ann joins Donjon's growing fleet

August 10 - August 10 - New Jersey-based heavy lift crane barge and barge operator Donjon has added a 2400-HP-class tug, Caitlin Ann, to its growing fleet to support the company's dredging, marine salvage, bulk material transportation and marine demolition services.
Views: 448
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Decade of trading in UK marked by construction of new location

August 10 - August 10 - European abnormal and heavy haulage company Van der Vlist has celebrated 10 years of operation in the UK with the ground-breaking for a new location at Burma Drive, Hull, the new location of Van der Vlist UK from 2012.
Views: 856
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First in Argentina for PCN

August 10 - August 10 - The fast-growing forwarder group, Project Cargo Network, has revealed its first member in Argentina with the addition of Argenex.
Views: 657
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Thinking outside cargo's box

August 9 - August 9 - Helping project forwarders to improve efficiency by thinking 'outside the box' is a key objective of a two-day training course in New Orleans during the Breakbulk Americas week from October 24-27.
Views: 494
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ALE's AL.SK190 North American debut

August 9 - August 9 - A series of record-breaking lifts at an oil refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, USA has been undertaken by UK-based global heavy transport and lifting company ALE, using for the first time in North America its award-winning crane.
Views: 628
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Kita delivers for Turkish energy

August 8 - August 8 - Turkey's Kita Logistics has delivered the components of a new 775 MW combined cycle power plant located in Denizli, Western Turkey, considered to be one of the two largest investments in the power industry to be transported in 2011.
Views: 871
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Hansa Heavy Lift sets sail for Hamburg

August 5 - August 5 - The recently launched shipping line, Hansa Heavy Lift has revealed plans to move from Bremen to Hamburg at the beginning of 2012, stating that "the many good reasons substantiating this decision to move outweigh those arguments for remaining in
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BBC Chartering introduces transpacific service

August 4 - August 4 - BBC Chartering has launched a new monthly liner service that connects Asia with North America with the aim of further strengthening its position in the liner segment of the global project cargo, breakbulk and heavy lift market.
Views: 454
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Jumbo appoints Tecnoil as Brazilian agent

August 4 - August 4 - Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore installation company Jumbo has appointed Tecnoil Comercio e Representacoes Ltda as its agent in Brazil.
Views: 863
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Deep-water jack-up rig to start journey to new Bentley field

August 2 - August 2 - A deep-water jack-up rig vital for the development of the Bentley oil discovery located in Block 9/3b in the North Sea, 160 km east of Shetland Isles on the western edge of the Viking Graben, has been delivered on time by the Keppel FELS shipya
Views: 686
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Demag Cranes supplies more floating cranes for the Mississippi

August 2 - August 2 - Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald), a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, has been awarded a contract to supply two more Floating Cranes to St. James Stevedoring Partners, Llc, Louisiana, USA, to enter service on the Mississippi river this aut
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Sugar is sweet for ALE

August 2 - August 2 - Global heavy lifting and transport company, ALE has successfully completed the transportation of two CO2 vessels to the UK's biggest sugar supplier, British Sugar. The 28 metre long vessels were required as part of a site upgrade at the firm's
Views: 837
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Vanguard transports and installs monoblock press

July 29 - July 29 - Heavy lifting and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, has handled the transport, rigging and installation of one of the largest monoblock blanking presses fabricated to date, for a leading South African steel supplier, Aveng Trident Steel.
Views: 693
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UTC Overseas names project director

July 28 - July 28 -The Houston-based Project Division of UTC Overseas Inc has appointed Brent Patterson as a project director to oversee project development of industrial and global capital projects and services to engineering and procurement companies.
Views: 815
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Liebherr delivers dynamic duo to Schlamann Autokrane

July 27 - July 27 - The managing director of German crane operator Schlamann Autokrane travelled personally to take delivery of the latest additions to the company's crane fleet from manufacturer Liebherr-Werk Ehingen.
Views: 488
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3p Logistics joins PCN in Lithuania

July 27 - July 27 - 3p Logistics, which is based in Vilnius, Lithuania has joined the fast growing network of project specialists, Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 650
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Auto B

July 26 - July 26 - The management of Auto B
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PCN awarded ISO certification

July 26 - July 26 - UK-based Project Cargo Network (PCN) has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certification, one of the first project cargo networks to be granted this accreditation.
Views: 764
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Holmatro offers double acting skidding system

July 26 - July 26 - With the recent delivery of a double-acting skidding system, the Dutch company Holmatro, which produces a wide range of hydraulic items, is focusing on the development and production of complete, client-specific solutions in the field of heavy t
Views: 532
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Amarcon supplies software package to two German lines

July 25 - July 25 - Dutch-based freight industry software house Amarcon has supplied software to two German shipping lines, which has led managers to consider that the German heavy lift sector is strengthening.
Views: 706
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CSAL adds Charleston-Africa service

July 24 - June 24 - Canada States Africa Line (CSAL) is adding Charleston to the port rotation for its bulk, breakbulk and ro-ro service between North America and southern Africa.
Views: 579
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Terex helps what goes up to come down

July 20 - July 20 - A Terex CC6800 lattice boom crawler crane, owned by MAXIKraft Kran und Schwerlastlogistik GmbH, recently removed the rotor and nacelle of a 5 MW wind turbine working at a height of 90 m.
Views: 575
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Trains fly through Saint-Petersburg

July 20 - July 20 - Specialists from within the group of companies "Sea port of Saint-Petersburg" have successfully discharged Uzbekistan's first high speed train.
Views: 552
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Donjon names new general manager

July 19 - July 19 - Global marine services provider, Donjon Marine Co Inc has named Paul Deterding as general manager of Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair.
Views: 428
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Chapman Freeborn's special sledge delivers cost savings

July 19 - July 19 - The latest of several large movements in recent weeks saw global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering, coordinate the air transportation of a giant piece of oil and gas equipment from Malaysia to Congo to support offshore
Views: 611
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Heavy lift ground movements at the port of Rypefjord

July 15 - July 15 - An oil and gas development in the cold of the Barents Sea due to come on-stream in two years, is providing project cargo and heavy lift off-shore opportunities for HLPFI readers.
Views: 584
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Around the world in three heavy lift seminars

July 14 - July 14 - A trio of heavy lift seminars for project cargo professionals who are interested in honing their oversized and out-of-gauge cargo handling skills is to be held in the UK, US and Indonesia in September.
Views: 701
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Integrated Logistics expands on the double

July 13 - July 13 - Terex Cranes delivered two RT 100 Rough Terrain cranes to Integrated Logistics of Kuwait for maintenance tasks in the petro-chemical and gas refinery sectors, writes Jamie May.
Views: 712
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Prangl helps stadium reach the finishing line

July 12 - July 12 - Austria's most environmentally-friendly football stadium with 8,000 seats and five VIP boxes, due for completion next year, has been helped along by Brunn Gebirge, Austria-based mobile cranes and work platform provider Prangl.
Views: 552
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Hansa boss reveals line's future to HLPFI

July 12 - July 12 - Hansa Heavy Lift has introduced a six step programme from sales through to delivering cargo which it is confident will win over customers, the line's interim CEO Roger Iliffe has told HLPFI.
Views: 638
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Jumbo set to build in Croatia

July 12 - July 12 - Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit has announced a contract from Jumbo Shipping to build a heavy lift ship for one of the world's leading shipping companies involved in transportation of heavy or overdimensional cargoes.
Views: 814
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Heavy lift action for Germany

July 11 - July 11 - Trailer manufacturer Scheuerle, a member to the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has provided significant transport equipment to deliver vital equipment for Alpha Ventus, Germany's first offshore wind park.
Views: 586
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M

July 8 - July 8 - The compact new Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 mobile crane operated by Berlin crane specialists M
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Paradip's largest cargo to date

July 7 - July 7 - Continuing its march forward in handling of projects and heavy lift cargo, Direct Logistics India moved a heavy lift shipment weighing 262 tonnes for the Indian Oil Corporation as a part of the company's refinery project near Paradip, India, writ
Views: 610
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Terex acquires enough shares to takeover Demag Cranes

July 7 - July 7 - Further to our news item of June 22, the Terex Corporation has announced that the minimum acceptance level of 51 percent for the voluntary public tender offer by Terex Industrial Holding AG to all shareholders of Demag Cranes AG at EUR45.50 (USD6
Views: 753
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Doubts raised over business case for offshore wind power generation

July 5 - July 5 - A report by global business consultants, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, on the business case for the offshore wind power industry has determined that the industry "has some way to go to prove it can take its place as a sustainable part of the energy mix
Views: 493
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African demand for heavy lift set to grow beyond 2021

July 5 - July 5 - Africa is one of the few regions of the world where there is genuine expectation of large scale heavy lift growth in the next decade, claims global shipping forwarder and agent Tuscor Lloyds.
Views: 681
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Largest crane yet for Bin Quraya

July 4 - July 4 - Bin Quraya Est has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane from the Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH plant. The 500-tonne crane is now the largest unit in the 250-strong crane fleet of the Saudi Arabian company, writes Jamie May.
Views: 461
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Jumbo Shipping opens for business in Bremen

July 1 - July 1 - Dutch heavy lift shipping company, Jumbo Shipping has opened a representative office in Bremen, Germany, in cooperation with German independent breakbulk and heavy lift shipbroker Coli Schiffahrt & Transport KG.
Views: 853
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InterMax busy with China projects

June 30 - June 30 - Shanghai-based InterMax Logistics Solution (ITM) is busy with various project cargo shipments, handling construction cranes, gantry cranes and windmill equipment.
Views: 681
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ALL for one, one for ALL

June 29 - June 29 - The ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp has opened a Louisiana branch, located centrally between Baton Rouge and New Orleans in Geismar, Louisiana. This opening brings to 31 the number of yards operated by the company and is set to target the stron
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New ship deal for NSCSA

June 29 - June 29 - The National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia has signed a 'murabaha' financing agreement with the Saudi British Bank (SABB) and the National Commercial Bank for SR822.6 million (USD219.3 million) that will finance 80 percent of the cost to construc
Views: 973
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To Russia with love through Novorossiysk

June 28 - June 28 - Novorossiysk Port Terminal, in Russia's main port on the Black Sea, has recently played host to two significant high and heavy movements.
Views: 656
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Renewable energy is key says Newhaven port

June 27 - June 27 - Newhaven Port & Properties, the statutory harbour authority for the UK's south coast port of Newhaven, believes that its future lies in serving the renewable energy business and plans to create an 'Eco Port' for the future.
Views: 410
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Duluth tops RICA rankings

June 27 - June 27 - The Port of Duluth, USA, has taken top honours in the Railway Industrial Clearance Association's (RICA's) Port Service Awards for North America, named in first place, along with the Port of Mobile, in the Association's final rankings for this ye
Views: 600
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Costa Rica's Laninco joins GPLN

June 24 - June 24 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Laninco S.A. as its latest member in Costa Rica
Views: 741
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TTS International in UAE nitrogen tank move

June 23 - June 23 - Dubai-based project cargo forwarder Transport Technics and Services International (TTS International) has completed the shipment of a 49 m nitrogen tank.
Views: 565
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Steel fabricators invest in Shuttlelift product

June 23 - June 23 - Plains Fabrication & Supply, a steel fabrication company based in Alberta, Canada, which produces heaters, separators, pressure vessels, skid packages, and other custom fabrication items has purchased a Shuttlelift SL 75II to increase productivi
Views: 664
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Demag Cranes' board recommends latest Terex offer

June 22 - June 22 - The management and supervisory boards of Demag Cranes AG has recommended that its shareholders accept a revised takeover offer from Terex Corporation that includes an increased share price offer and safeguards employee jobs, existing sites and D
Views: 759
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StederGroup links two European seas with South America

June 22 - June 22 - StederGroup Liner Agency has launched a breakbulk, liner service with vessels from 15,000 dwt up to 30,000 dwt and geared with 20 ton cranes between the Black Sea and Mediterranean ports and South American east and west coast ports.
Views: 622
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SAL handles heaviest load ever

June 22 - June 22 - On its maiden voyage, SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land's latest newbuilding Lone, undertook the heaviest lift ever in the company's history.
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Prangl helps out at Schwechat shutdown

June 21 - June 21 - Austrian crane, access, and heavy transport company Prangl has been involved in the annual shutdown at Schwechat refinery, near Vienna, among the largest and most complex inland refineries in Europe.
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From Brazil to Bangkok for PPG

June 20 - June 20 - Delegates at last week's fourth annual conference of the Project Professionals Group in Rio de Janeiro endorsed Bangkok as the 2012 annual conference venue for the specialist project forwarding network.
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Ahlers scores a quartet of successful project shipments

June 20 - June 20 - Antwerp-based Ahlers Forwarding has seen some recent significant movements from Asia to developing markets, highlighting the growing importance of Asia to the global project cargo business.
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Kestrel swoops on FALLine

June 17 - June 17 - In a move which the company's owner Andy Thorne describes as "an excellent fit", Kestrel Liner Agencies has been named as UK general agent for FALLine.
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Hansa Heavy Lift website sets sail

June 17 - June 17 - Just two weeks after the shipping line launched, Hansa Heavy Lift is taking to the digital wavelengths with the launch of a website.
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Back to school thanks to Terex donation

June 17 - June 17 - Terex Cranes has committed USD21,000 to the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's foundation (SC&RA) for a new scholarship programme.
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A Chinese epic takeaway the weather couldn't halt

June 17 - June 17 - A biomass boiler destined for green power generation in Italy presented Tuscor Lloyds with problems large in size as the company undertook an extremely difficult and complex multimodal shipment from Hunan province deep inside China through to Tr
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W. Otlinghaus joins GPLN

June 14 - June 14 - The latest company to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is Stuttgart's W. Otlinghaus GmbH.
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Cargo equipment network names new member

June 13 - June 13 - Fiza Logistics Pvt Ltd, which has offices in Kabul, Afghanistan, as well as Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan, has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) in the service categories export packer and air cargo handlers.
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Donjon salvages fishing boat

June 10 - June 10 - Donjon Marine mobilised its 400 tonne capacity derrick barge, Columbia, NY, to salvage the fishing boat Atlantic Traveler, which had sank after hitting the South Jetty of Manasquan Inlet off Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, USA.
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Sarens remains tight-lipped on investment rumours

June 10 - June 10 - The Sarens Group, one of the world's leading multifunction heavy lift and transport companies, remains tight-lipped over recent reports in the Belgian media which suggest that it could be a potential target for investment groups.
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Liebherr waves latest LTM 1200-5.1 out of the factory gates

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr waved an LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane out of the factory gate at Ehinger recently when customer Eugen Haslach and his crane driver Max Keck took possession of the latest addition to the fleet of their Wertach, Bavaria-based crane and transp
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Van der Vlist Projecten's Chinese takeaway

June 8 - June 8 - European heavy lift haulage company Van der Vlist Projecten has recently supervised the successful ex-works shipment of two crated 130 tonne cranes from the Netherlands, via Antwerp, to the Seaport Terminal China.
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It pays to be greener at Antwerp

June 8 - June 8 - Environment-friendly ships calling at the heavy lift and break bulk gateway of Antwerp will earn their owners more than just brownie points: real financial rewards will be generated for 'clean ships', thanks to a decision by the Port Authority's
Views: 560
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Staffing agency points to potential future staff shortages

June 7 - June 7 - An employment and staffing agency that specialises in supplying hoisting and lifting, heavy lift and specialised transport personnel has passed its third anniversary and noted continuing industry trends that could lead to staff shortages in the n
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Crawler cranes help save Polish military history

June 7 - June 7 - A tiny part of Polish military history has been saved from oblivion thanks to the use of two Terex lattice boom crawler cranes, one Terex CC 2800-1 and one Terex CC 2500-1. They have relocated the historical bunker for the re-construction of the
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Austral Asia Line sets up Projects and Tramp Shipping Division

June 6 - June 6 - Austral Asia Line (AAL) has established a dedicated Project and Tramp Shipping division, based at its head office in Singapore, and engaged a team of four project shipping, chartering and heavy lift cargo specialists, headed by Namir Khanbabi who
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Jumbo Shipping handles Vijay Tanks project

June 3 - June 3 - In India, Jumbo Shipping has handled two significant modules for Vijay Tanks and Vessels Ltd, an international engineering, procurement, fabrications and construction company and one of the world's leading service providers for storage and proces
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Super heavy Chinese takeaway for Hanjin

June 3 - June 3 - Korean logistics company, Hanjin Transportation Co Ltd has utilised the Hanjin Pioneer, a self-propelled barge, to transport significant ship assemblies from China to India.
Views: 587
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Terra firma provides business for Plate Logistics

June 2 - June 2 - Buenos Aires-based project forwarder Plate Logistics has undertaken a number of contracts that highlight the importance of underground exploration to the project cargo sector.
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Four project movements display industry's variety

June 1 - June 1 - A quarter of heavy lift and project cargo operations undertaken by members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) demonstrate the wide variety of operations in this industry.
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Hansa Heavy Lift launches tomorrow

May 31 - May 31 - The newly formed, Bremen based maritime shipping company, Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the international investment enterprise Oaktree Capital Management, which commences its business operations tomorrow, has revealed its f
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Combi Lift handles anchor handling tug supply vessels

May 31 - May 31 - Two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels are currently being discharged in Lagos, Nigeria from Combi Lift's multipurpose vessel, Combi Lift IV, having been safely transported from Singapore.
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Hansa off to market

May 27 - May 27 - Finally, the speculation is over with this week's confirmation that the principal shareholder of the Beluga Group Holding Company, Oaktree Capital Management, has established a new, and totally independent shipping company.
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Reaching for the sky as turbine towers soar

May 26 - May 26 - Have modern cranes reached their limits in terms of renewable energy infrastructure and wind turbine tower installation Loading capacity decreases significantly with increased height and longer jibs and at some point every approach reaches its li
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Roll up, roll up as RollDock doubles up

May 26 - May 26 - The semi-submersible RollDock Sea has been delivered by her builders to Dutch heavy lift shipping company RollDock, doubling the Ijssel-based company's current fleet.
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Fairstar satisfied with Forte's progress

May 26 - May 26 - Just a month after HLPFI reported the keel laying of Fairstar Heavy Transport's 50,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Forte (April 21) at the Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) facility in Qidong, China, senior Fairstar executives are more t
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Brazil hosts project cargo training

May 25 - May 25 - A training course for project forwarders that focuses on interactive real-world scenarios will be held in Brazil for the first time from June 13-14, 2011.
Views: 781
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Gruber hauls huge reactors

May 23 - May 23 - In Italy, Gruber Logistics has completed the transportation of two huge oil refinery reactors.
Views: 676
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ALE launches Mega Jack system

May 23 - May 23 - Global heavy lift and transport company ALE has launched its new Mega Jack system at its R&D facility in Breda, the Netherlands.
Views: 672
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Strategic investments help St Petersburg efficiency

May 23 - May 23 - The Sea Port of Saint Petersburg has revealed that it has invested RUB152 million / USD5.4 million in handling equipment, including nine Kalmar fork lift trucks with lifting capacity from 10 to 33 tonnes for handling of general cargoes, terminal
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UK liner agency enters into administration

May 20 - May 20 - Long-established UK liner shipping agency Johnson Stevens Agencies has entered into administration with the administrators, accountancy firm PKF, already agreeing deals shipping industry entrepreneur, Andrew Thorne to acquire certain assets from
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Don't miss out on HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011 early-bird offer

May 17 - May 17 - There are just three days left to take advantage of the early-bird registration discount of USD300 for the Heavy Asia Pacific 2011 event (July 26 - 27 in Singapore). The special discount closes on May 20.
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Ethiopian Shipping Lines' vessels get MacGregor cranes

May 17 - May 17 - Cargotec has confirmed a new order for 21 MacGregor variable frequency drive (VFD) electric cranes to be installed on seven 28,000 dwt multipurpose cargo ships being built at Huanghai Shipbuilding in China for Ethiopian Shipping Lines, with the c
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Blue Water Shipping takes on a series project transports

May 16 - May 16 - As part of an agreement with Dutch company SBM Offshore for all logistics in connection with the FPSO Cidade de Paraty project in Brazil, Blue Water Shipping in Aberdeen recently arranged part of a series of project transports.
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Freight Wings handles significant loadout

May 13 - May 13 - Heavy lift transportation and erection company, Freight Wings has completed a project involving critical logistics and engineering after handling a significant loadout of over-dimensional cargo at the Kattupalli yard of Larsen & Toubro Ltd near E
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Pedestal crane handed over just 15 months after deal inked

May 13 - May 13 - Huisman, the Dutch-based specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has handed over a new 600-tonne pedestal crane after successful competition of load testing to clients Centrica Renewable Energy Ltd and MPI Offshore, just 15 months a
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Heavy lift comes to the small screen

May 12 - May 12 - Viewers of a TV documentary series on the global aviation industry will be treated to a behind-the-scenes look at a recent heavy lift maindeck shipment made on an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 880
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HLPFI partners industry conference

May 12 - May 12 - HLPFI is continuing its partnership with Hanson Wade as official media partner for HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011, which takes place from 26-27 July in Singapore.
Views: 640
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Heavy lift specialist joins Tiaca board

May 11 - May 11 - Volga-Dnepr's Vladimir Zubkov is one of four leading air cargo industry executives elected onto the board of directors of The International Air Cargo Association (Tiaca).
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SDV Horoz on the double

May 11 - May 11 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Turkey, SDV Horoz has completed the shipment of a transformer, pictured below, weighing over 170 tonnes to Germany from Turkey.
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Wind flows through BOW Terminal's sales

May 11 - May 11 - Zeeland Seaports' BOW terminal in Vlissingen's Westhofhaven says that business really started to move in the first quarter of 2011 and the company, which began its operations in 2010, concluded various contracts for the handling, transhipment and
Views: 575
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Breakbulk Europe starts next week

May 11 - May 11 - 'Thinking Globally for the Long Haul' is the banner for the 6th Annual Breakbulk Europe Transportation Conference & Exhibition which will take place next week in Antwerp, Belgium, from May 17 - 19.
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Allseas and Synergy relocate factory

May 9 - May 9 - The relocation of an entire paper processing plant from the UK to Bangladesh gave heavy lift specialist Allseas Global Logistics the opportunity to demonstrate its experience and expertise in handling this type of complex project.
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Munich hosts successful GPLN conference

May 9 - May 9 - The Global Project Logistics Network's (GPLN's) conference in Munich last week brought together 136 project cargo experts and independent project logistics specialist companies from around the world.
Views: 842
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Dockwise reveals more big contracts

May 4 - May 4 - Dockwise has reveals six new heavy marine transport contracts for its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total contract value of more than USD 34 million.
Views: 778
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Express Transport moves pressure vessel

May 4 - May 4 - Over at the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Wolfgang Karau advises that Indian member, Express Transport has handled the transport of a 275-tonne pressure vessel utilising hydraulic axle trailers to move the module from the shipper's premises
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Nice pair of projects for TTS

April 27 - April 27 - UAE-based project forwarder TTS International successfully avoided making waves when it completed the transport of eight ferries for the RTA (Road & Transport Authority) in Dubai.
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Project network doubles up

April 23 - April 23 - Conti-trans Speditionsgesellschaft GmbH and Direct Logistics China are the latest companies to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) - the fast-growing, non-exclusive professional projects logistics network of independent companies s
Views: 884
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Liebherr hat-trick for Knoll

April 21 - April 21 - Mobile crane hire company, Hans-Peter Knoll e.K. has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTF 1045-4.1, LTF 1060-4.1, and an LTC 1045-3.1.
Views: 467
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HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011

April 21 - April 21 - The optimisation of modularisation and development of innovative strategies for transport and lifting in the oil and gas industries will be the focus of the forthcoming HEAVY Asia Pacific 2011 conference in Singapore.
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Felbermayr adds ship

April 20 - April 20 - With the imminent commissioning of a new freight ship, Felbermayr's capabilities in regards to waterborne transport has received a considerable boost.
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Excellent start for Antwerp, but heavy lifts still down

April 19 - April 19 - The port of Antwerp handled 47,374,451 tonnes of freight in the first three months of this year, up by 12.7 percent on the same period of 2010, although heavy lift cargoes were down around 15 percent and machinery, engines, etc were down around
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