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Equipment News from November 2011

European first for Sarens in fight against cancer thumbnail image

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.
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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.
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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: 412
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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
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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.
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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: 418
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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: 476
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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: 452
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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.
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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.
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North Sea decommissioning costs could exceed GBP47.5 billion thumbnail image

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.
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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: 915
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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.
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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.
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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: 967
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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: 611
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 thumbnail image

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: 837
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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: 983
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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: 834
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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: 438
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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.
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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.
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Second of four ro-ro ferry newbuildings launched for Seatruck thumbnail image

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
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