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Equipment News from September 2011

ALS ships demolition equipment to Kiwi earthquake zone thumbnail image

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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ALE breaks its own lifting record in Peru thumbnail image

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 thumbnail image

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.
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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.
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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 thumbnail image

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.
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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.
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Construction Products buys a Shuttlelift SB50 thumbnail image

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Allseas arranges novel project freight transhipment via Felixstowe thumbnail image

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
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