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Equipment News from June 2011

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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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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