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Equipment News from January 2011

SC&RA celebrates 15-year partnership with NBIS thumbnail image

SC&RA celebrates 15-year partnership with NBIS

January 28 - January 28 - January marks the 15th anniversary of a partnership between the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) and Atlanta-based NationsBuilders Insurance Services (NBIS).
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COSCO adds new giant to offshore fleet

January 27 - January 27 - Encouraged by several years of successful, well supported service in the offshore Industry, COSCO Shipping Company is continuing to expand its semi-submersible heavy lift fleet.
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Molson says 'tanks' for the delivery

January 27 - January 27 - Canadian brewer Molson Coors has taken delivery of six massive German-made brewing tanks at its site near Toronto airport, delivered after a 108 km overland movement from the port of Hamilton undertaking by Cambridge, Ontario-based Challenger
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Tuscor Lloyds steels itself with castings shipment

January 27 - January 27 - On behalf of a well-known freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds was given the task of moving two 70 tonne steel castings for an engineering company for a large power generation project in Mexico
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Huge land-based crane completes major lifts

January 25 - January 25 - UK-based heavy lift and transport specialist ALE has completed a series of lifts as part of the Thai Growth Project in Map Ta Phut, Thailand.
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Bryn Thomas Crane Hire back in business

January 25 - January 25 - The directors of Bryn Thomas Crane Hire are back in business operating from associated companies Bryn Thomas Cranes Ltd and Bryn Thomas Holdings Ltd.
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SC&RA upgrades website with new career centre

January 24 - January 24 - The US-based Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has rebuilt and enhanced its website to add valuable new features and improve popular existing ones, says the association.
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Leo Global ships support for Shazand refinery expansion thumbnail image

Leo Global ships support for Shazand refinery expansion

January 24 - January 24 - Thai forwarder Leo Global Logistics has undertaken the movement of consignment of 66 items consisting of a soot blower, ducting support, drum platform, silencer support,wind box support and others refinery equipment from Laem Chabang port in
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Heavy lift cargoes play their part at Rostock port thumbnail image

Heavy lift cargoes play their part at Rostock port

January 24 - January 24 - Wind power generating equipment and mobile harbour cranes were significant heavy lift and project cargo traffic through the north German Baltic port of Rostock in 2010, says a port spokesperson.
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Offshore wind farm support ship concept launched thumbnail image

Offshore wind farm support ship concept launched

January 21 - January 21 - Many HLPFI readers are heavily involved in providing logistics services for the fast expanding offshore wind energy business, including, storage, transport and installation.
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Portuguese heavylift duo for ALE

January 21 - January 21 - UK-based heavylift handling company ALE has undertaken two significant installation projects at the Artenius petrochemical plant in Sines, Portugal,160 km from Lisbon.
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Nordana makes Savannah a fixed port of call

January 20 - January 20 - Danish shipping line Nordana has added Savannah, Georgia to its Mediterranean/Americas service, effective immediately. As a result, the Mediterranean/Americas service will no longer be calling on a regular basis into Jacksonville, Florida whi
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Logwin expands African network

January 20 - January 20 - Luxembourg-based global logistics service provider Logwin has strengthened its presence in Africa by opening its second Kenyan location in Mombasa and expanding its warehousing capacity in South Africa at its locations in Johannesburg and Cap
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Vanguard creates a heavy lift gate in an international border

January 19 - January 19 - A Goldhofer modular trailer, supplemented by additional axles and a 4.5 m deck in the middle, was required by South African project cargo handler Vanguard to manage the transportation and rigging of three transformers from Richards Bay harbou
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Lloyd's seminar to keep you the right side of the new UK Bribery Act thumbnail image

Lloyd's seminar to keep you the right side of the new UK Bribery Act

January 19 - January 19 - A seminar to be held by Lloyd's Maritime Academy is designed to equip those working in the international maritime industry, including heavy lift shipping and forwarding, with a full understanding of the UK Bribery Act 2010, which comes into f
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GPLN seminar attracts high number of participants

January 19 - January 19 - Demand for registrations for the training course being held by the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) immediately after the Breakbulk Conference in Singapore has been very high, says Gary Dale Cearley, GPLN executive director.
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GPLN seminar attracts high number of participants

January 19 - January 19 - Demand for registrations for the training course being held by the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) immediately after the Breakbulk Conference in Singapore has been very high, says Gary Dale Cearley, GPLN executive director.
Unions and employers in Antwerp sign agreement thumbnail image

Unions and employers in Antwerp sign agreement

January 19 - January 19 - A move to modernise the relationship between labour and employers at the port of Antwerp and a cargo dues freeze for 2011, will have direct and positive benefits to heavy lift and project cargo operations at the Belgian breakbulk and heavylif
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Rickmers-Linie appoints Colombian agent thumbnail image

Rickmers-Linie appoints Colombian agent

January 18 - January 18 - Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist for breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has appointed Gerleinco, Bogota, as its agent in Colombia with immediate effect.
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Konecranes acquires company in South America

January 18 - January 18 - Earlier this month, Konecranes acquired Gruas Koman Limitada, the former licensee of Konecranes in Recoleta, Santiago, Chile. The acquisition also includes the Peruvian start-up subsidiary, Koman Gruas Peru S.R.L.
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Heavy lift crane developments driven by higher loads

January 17 - January 17 - Industry observers have noted the significant co-incidence that as the current Heavy Lift & Project Forwarders International (HLPFI) is published containing an insightful article into the activity of crane manufacturers, clear trends are bein
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Coordinadora in latest heavy lift movement

January 17 - January 17 - Madrid-based project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has moved a 170 tonne transformer from Seville to the Port of Tarragona for export from Spain.
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Intermarine forecasts tough 12 months

January 12 - January 12 - Andre Grikitis, president and chief executive of Intermarine, says that in 2010 we can expect a very complex and demanding marketplace where only the well-experienced and well-financed will be able to ultimately satisfy the requirements of sh
World's largest heavy lift vessel to visit India thumbnail image

World's largest heavy lift vessel to visit India

January 12 - January 12 - MV Svenja, which is claimed to be the world's largest heavy lift vessel with a lifting capacity of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, will arrive in India later this week on its maiden voyage.
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Need for re-inspection grows to avoid catastrophes

January 12 - January 12 - The trend by Western manufacturers of sourcing growing volumes of steel, alloys and metal components in the Far East from comparatively unknown suppliers has created a pressing need to re-inspect or 'overcheck' material certifications.
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Sweet shipment for Prangl thumbnail image

Sweet shipment for Prangl

January 8 - August 8 - Austria's Prangl is claiming sole responsibility for the entire transport and lifting logistics involved in the construction of the second largest sugar silo in Europe.
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Worldwide Project Consortium adds to network thumbnail image

Worldwide Project Consortium adds to network

January 4 - January 4 - Albacor Siberia, with branches in Omsk and Novosibirsk, is the new exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Russia.
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