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Equipment News from February 2012

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VGG transports 54 wind turbines

February 27 - February 27 - Vasco Gallega Group (VGG), the Spanish member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has arranged the transport of 54 complete windmills from Vigo, Spain to Ethiopia, through Djibouti.
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Liebherr on the double

February 27 - February 27 - Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH has delivered a new LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane to crane hire specialist, Sommer Kranverleih GmbH, or Bremen, Germany.
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Vanguard positions large satellite dish

February 24 - February 24 - Heavy lifting and transportation specialist, Vanguard, was contracted to assist with the rigging of the single satellite dish 24 m off ground at the High Energy Stereoscopic System (HESS), located 100 km southwest of Windhoek in the Khomas H
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Twaron in BigLift first

February 17 - February 17 - Heavy lift shipping line, BigLift has just completed its first job with a new super fly jib, equipped with special Twaron stay cables to lengthen the crane to a radius of 55 metres.
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Liebherr crane gives Bayswater a lift

February 15 - February 15 - Singapore's Bayswater Shipping & Forwarding Pte Ltd has taken delivery of a second LHM 180 Liebherr mobile harbour crane, providing a maximum lifting capacity of 64t and a maximum outreach of 35m.
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BBC Chartering adds three to fleet

February 14 - February 14 - German multipurpose and heavy lift shipping line, BBC Chartering has taken delivery of three newbuildings as part of the extensive fleet renewal and modernisation programme announced previously.
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Project Cargo Network celebrates country membership milestone

February 13 - February 13 - The UK-based Project Cargo Network (PCN) has reached a milestone with the addition of Dublin-based Curtis and Lees Ltd to bring to 70 the number of countries in its global network. The network now comprises of 126 heavy lift specialist compa
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Heavy lift technical workshop to be held at Breakbulk China 2012

February 10 - February 10 - Industry experts from the fields of logistics, rigging, engineering and naval architecture will present, in partnership with Breakbulk China 2012, a practical and learned heavy lift technical workshop at the Breakbulk conference in Shanghai
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Tiong Woon posts 36 percent jump in revenue

February 10 - February 10 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation (TWC) has announced its results for its first half 2012, with a 36 percent increase in revenue from SGD54.7 million (USD43.4 million) to SGD74.6 million (USD59.3 million) for the six months ended 31 Dec
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Black Sea freeze delays heavy lift shipping

February 9 - February 9 - Heavy lift shipping arriving or departing from Black Sea ports and stretches of the Danube in the region are facing disruption and berthing delays at ports and along the river.
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ASCO's Aberdeen and Peterhead teams show caring side

February 8 - February 8 - ASCO's Northern North Sea (NNS) business, which includes bases across a number of Aberdeen and Peterhead locations, has donated over GBP22,000 (USD35,019) to its chosen charity for 2011, CHILDREN 1ST.
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Prangl expands telescope boom fleet

February 7 - February 7 - Austrian crane and material handling hirer Prangl has acquired a further range of Liebherr mobile cranes with telescopic booms.
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First for Demag Cranes in Bermuda

February 7 - February 7 - A Gottwald HMK 170 Ewill be taking up commercial operations in the spring of 2012 at the port of Hamilton, the capital of Bermuda, where it will be handling containers and general cargo.
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Eurosib-Logistics in production line move

February 6 - February -6- Eurosib-Logistics, the Russian member of the Project Professionals Group (PPG), has completed the shipment of a production line for car radiators from Japan and China to Nizhny Novgorod in Russia.
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Eurosib-Logistics in production line move

February 6 - February 2012 - Eurosib-Logistics, the Russian member of the Project Professionals Group (PPG), has completed the shipment of a production line for car radiators from Japan and China to Nizhny Novgorod in Russia.
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Seventh Breakbulk business run set for Shanghai

February 6 - February 6 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced the seventh Break-Bulk Business Run, which will take place in Shanghai in February 2012, and the expansion of the Business Run circuit to include additional eve
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Van Oord renews jack-up order with Sietas

February 6 - February 6 - Van Oord has renewed an order for an offshore wind power transport and installation vessel from Sietas, and has an option for a second ship.
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Seven Seas ships heat exchangers

February 6 - February 6 - Seven Seas Shipping Co, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Jordan and Iraq, has successfully completed the transport of two heavy heat exchangers for a Jordanian phosphate mining company's sulphuric acid plant; as well as
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Aaras Shipping moves 5,000 tonnes China to Pakistan

February 3 - February 3 - Aaras Shipping Agencies (Pvt) Ltd, the Pakistani member to the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, chartered the Sino South to load and ship heavy cargoes and breakbulk items from Huangpu and Xingang, China for discharge at Karachi Port, P
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Discovery Air Innovations launches student competition

February 2 - February 2 - Discovery Air Innovations (DAI), in collaboration with the Canadian Transportation Research Forum, has announced the first annual Hybrid Air Vehicle (HAV) student paper competition.
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Liebherr looks back at 2011

February 2 - February 2 - Significant orders for Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHC) in 2011 from emerging economies, as well as the market introduction of the new LHM 420 model, helped Liebherr-Werk Nenzing stabilise its bottom-line in what it describes as a "challenging" wo
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Trio of Terex sales show spread of crane use

February 2 - February 2 - Terex, a global material handling equipment manufacturer, has equipped three project cargo operations with a range of equipment that demonstrate both the range of activities its clients undertake and the geographical range of their locations.
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Blue Water to take jack up rig to the Caspian

February 1 - February 1 - Danish-based Blue Water Shipping has been contracted to move a jack up rig from the Middle East to the Caspian Sea in a movement over the Russian river system.
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Carriage Global buoyant on East Africa shipment

February 1 - February 1 - Singapore-based project cargo ship broker Carriage Global organised the movement of a single buoy mooring, plem, and accessories on a significant shipment at the beginning of January.
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