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Equipment News from March 2012

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Shining a light on better safety

March 30 - March 30 - A British clothing manufacturer has created an innovative clothing range that it claims brings added safety to heavy lift and project cargo personnel.
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Rolitrans offers bridging solution

March 29 - March 29 - Rolitrans International has recently introduced the Rolitrans Heavy Lift Fly Over Bridge System (RFOBS) to expand its asset base and safe working practices, whilst aiming to introduce a universal transport solution, writes Charlotte Matheson.
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Autodienst takes on a second Liebherr crane

March 29 - March 29 - Autodienst West Ganske of Frankfurt, Germany, has added another Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 mobile crane and now has a fleet which is 100 percent equipped with Liebherr machines, writes Charlotte Matheson.
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Log on to lift safely

March 28 - March 28 - Industrial Training International (ITI) is to host a series of webinars on the subjects of crane and rigging.
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Drewry delivers latest review of multipurpose shipping market

March 28 - March 28 - Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Market Review & Forecast reports on the current state of the multipurpose fleet, the demand for the cargo space on those vessels and the outlook for the markets they trade in
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A2SEA invests in second jack-up vessel

March 27 - March 27 - A2SEA has signed a contract worth USD 155 million with Chinese company, COSCO Shipyard Group Co Ltd, for the construction of a new jack-up vessel designed for offshore wind turbine installation. It is expected to be delivered in 2014, writes Ch
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Rickmers names trio of new agents

March 27 - March 27 - Hamburg based heavy lift and project cargo transporter Rickmers-Linie is now serving Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with direct calls in Chittagong and Colombo, which has necessitated the appointment of new agents in the two countries.
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Nuclear recycling transport first for ALE

March 22 - March 22 - Global heavy lift and transport company ALE has successfully jacked, skidded and loaded five redundant boilers from the UK's inaugural nuclear power station prior to onward transportation.
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German duo for Demag

March 21 - March 21 - Demag Cranes will supply a Gottwald G HMK 6407 mobile harbour crane to Heilbronner Versorgungs GmbH for use in the Neckar port, as well as a G HMK 8610 and G HMK 3405 to Rendsburg Port Authority GmbH for its port in Osterr
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China Navigation orders four handysize bulk carriers

March 20 - March 20 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep seashipping arm of the Swire group, has placed a order for four B.Delta37 handysize bulk carrier ships of 39,500 dwt each at Chengxi Shipyard Co. Ltd, Jiangyin, China, to be delivered betwee
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PCN has reached full quota of 3 members in Indonesia

March 19 - March 19 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has reached its full quota of three members in Indonesia with the approval of Geo Energi Logistindo, which is headquartered in Jakarta, with branch offices in Bandung, Jawa Barat Surabaya and Jawa Timur.
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US President gets close up of Sarens crane at work thumbnail image

US President gets close up of Sarens crane at work

March 15 - March 15 - The SGC-120, a giant crane built by Belgium-based Sarens Group, is currently executing its first job in Phoenix, USA, executing heavy lifting jobs for the construction of an enormous production hall for the steel industry.
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Terex quartet lift drilling support module

March 15 - March 15 - Four Terex CC 2800-1 units owned by Turkish crane service provider Hareket were used to lift a drilling support module (DSM) for the West Chirag oil platform (WC-PDQ), which is part of the Chirag Oil Project being carried out in Baku, Azerbaija
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Liebherr hits mobile harbour crane milestone

March 15 - March 15 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing is celebrating an order for its thousandth mobile harbour crane, which will be delivered in the second half of 2012 to Montoir Bulk Terminal in France.
Views: 600
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SUMO-Shipping sets sail

March 13 - March 13 - The heavy lift shipping industry is set to welcome a new kid on what most would describe as a pretty overcrowded block.
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SCALDIS orders crane ship with 4,000 tonnes hoisting capacity thumbnail image

SCALDIS orders crane ship with 4,000 tonnes hoisting capacity

March 9 - March 9 - Antwerp-based, Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV has ordered a powerful, self-propelled DP2 crane ship from Korean shipbuilders STX Offshore & Shipbuilding. The vessel will be built in STX's shipyard in Dalian and finished in Xiamen, China
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Sarens reports wide range of heavy lift project activity

March 9 - March 9 - A range of projects across most continents has demonstrated the breadth of heavy lift operations undertaken worldwide by Sarens Group, the Wolvertem, Belgium-based heavy lifting and engineered transport provider.
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Art for art's sake

March 8 - March 8 - An artwork, Max Bill's 66 tonne sculpture 'Continuity', has been lifted into place by a Terex mobile crane - but not an ordinary crane. It was the 200th unit of the AC 500-2 delivered from the Terex Cranes facility in Zweibr
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Three into one will go as Isotec joins CEE network

March 8 - March 8 - Singapore-based Isotec Project Logistics & Consulting Pte Ltd has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in three different locations, representing the following service categories:
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Santo Domingo on track, thanks to Multitrade Spain

March 7 - March 7 - Multitrade Spain, a Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member, worked with its Dominican company Multitrade Dominicana to be awarded a second contract of 45 metro cars, for the second metro line in Santo Domingo, Domenica.
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Mammoet's new PTC completes test programme

March 7 - March 7 - Global tailor-made heavy lifting and transport solutions manufacturer Mammoet has completed the test programme of its three new PTC 140/200 DS (Platform, Twin ring, Containerised) cranes at Westdorpe, The Netherlands.
Views: 687
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New member for CEE in Turkey

March 6 - March 6 - Ekin Nakliyat from Istanbul, Turkey, has been appointed as a new member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Turkey, representing the service category: heavy haulage.
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Barnhart and Goldhofer debut WesTrac system thumbnail image

Barnhart and Goldhofer debut WesTrac system

March 5 - March 5 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has added WesTrac Transportation System to its equipment inventory. Barnhart's engineers designed WesTrac together with German company Goldhofer. The Wes Trac is a new class of dual-lane transporter with unique new featu
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Damen tugs hitch ride on heavy lift vessel to Morocco thumbnail image

Damen tugs hitch ride on heavy lift vessel to Morocco

March 5 - March 5 - Recently, two Damen stan tugs 2608, the Ibrahim 1 and the Jacques, were shipped from the anchorage of Halong Bay, Haiphong, Vietnam to Casablanca, Morocco by Atlantic Winter, a heavy lift ship with 800 tonne lift capacity chartered by Danish shi
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Van der Vlist on the move in the UK

March 2 - March 2 - Van der Vlist UK Ltd, part of the Dutch-owned Van der Vlist Transport Group, has relocated to a purpose-built site in Hull, UK.
Views: 660
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Chinese market coming of age

March 1 - March 1 - US management consulting firm A.T. Kearney is "very optimistic" about the prospects for China's breakbulk market, saying important structural changes in the country's economy and a growing sophistication among Chinese shippers suggest opportunit
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