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Equipment News from April 2012

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Marshall aid for BDP International in Aberdeen

April 27 - April 27 - BDP International, a Philadelphia-based global logistics and transportation management firm, has significantly strengthened its presence in the UK market with the appointment of David Marshall, who has joined the firm as Aberdeen branch manager
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Copenhagen in inaugural Bilbao call

April 27 - April 27 - The first of a new series of tweendecker vessels from MLB-Manfred Lauterjung Befrachtung has made its inaugural call at Bilbao, Spain with ships agency operations being undertaken by Bilbao-based, MLB Spain.
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Fairstar postpones AGM as acrimony over Dockwise bid grows

April 27 - April 27 - The developing business storm between Fairstar Heavy Transport and Dockwise has continued with the suspension of Fairstar's AGM amid accusations that Dockwise's moves do not conform with rules governing takeovers of publicly listed companies in
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Liebherr extends lift and reach of LG1570

April 26 - April 26 - Eight years after Liebherr introduced the LG 1750, the most powerful lattice boom mobile crane in the world, the German crane manufacturer has introduced the SL12D2FB, a new and even more powerful boom system which allows erection of the new la
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Double hit for Worldwide Project Consortium in Sao Paulo

April 23 - April 23 - The recent Intermodal South America event in Sao Paolo, Brazil, provided to be the perfect place for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) to sustain its efforts to develop its presence in South American countries, which are all emerging mark
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Jumbo trumpets order for second heavy lift ship

April 23 - April 23 - Jumbo Shipping has ordered a second K-class vessel, with an option on a third, to complement its existing fleet, and will upgrade the lifting capacity of the vessels from 1,300 to 1,500 tonnes, enabling tandem lifts of 3,000 tonnes.
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Skelton Sherborne welcomes possible red tape cut

April 20 - April 20 - Following our news report earlier this week (April 17) that the Western Australian Government would aim to cut red tape to assist heavy haulage industry; Skelton Sherborne has said that when the one-stop shop does start it will be a vast improv
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Moore Stephens says shipping is ill prepared for bank meetings

April 20 - April 20 - International accountancy firm and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has warned that some shipping companies are not adequately prepared to conduct successful negotiations with their banks which are likely to occur with increasing frequency.
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Cargo Equipment Experts make ready for Antwerp

April 20 - April 20 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network is making preparations for its third annual membership conference, which will be held in Antwerp, Belgium, straight after the Breakbulk Europe event, where CEE will be exhibiting.
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Agility to move railway wagons

April 19 - April 19 - Global logistics provider, Agility, has won a contract to transport 420 railway wagons from Spain to Kazakhstan for Talgo, a leading Spanish manufacturer of railway wagons and components.
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WA Government cuts red tape to assist heavy haulage industry

April 17 - April 17 - According to a statement from Government of Western Australia, the heavy haulage industry will benefit from a new 'one stop shop' for heavy vehicle permit matters and a AUD250,000 (USD259,020) State Government initiative to bury power lines ove
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Hansa Heavy Lift on the move in Singapore

April 16 - April 16 - Hansa Heavy Lift (Asia) Pte Ltd, the south east Asian subsidiary of the Hamburg-based heavy lift shipping line, has relocated in Singapore and has new contact numbers.
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Mediaco Maxilift relies on Terex carne for port crane lift

April 13 - April 13 - Marseille, France-based, crane services provider Mediaco Maxilift relied on a Terex CC 2800 lattice boom crawler crane during a recent lift of a dockside crane tour from its base in the French port of La Rochelle so maintenance work could be un
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ALE replaces ceramic filters

April 12 - April 12 - ALE Heavylift has carried out the replacement of two ceramic filters in the ELCOGAS thermal plant gasifier in Puetollano, Spain.
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Record breaking Intermodal South America gets underway

April 11 - April 11 - The biggest ever edition of the Intermodal South America transport, logistics and trade show kicked off yesterday in Sao Paulo, Brazil and all the political big guns in the transport and port sectors were there in an unprecedented show of force
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Scheuerle helps Voser put some wind into sails

April 11 - April 11 - Voser Transport, a Swiss based transportation company, moved three rotor blades and other components of an ENERCON E82 wind power plant through wooded terrain using transportation equipment from Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik, writes Charlotte Mathes
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Schmidbauer relies on Scheuerle SPMT

April 5 - April 5 - Schmidbauer, the German crane rental and specialised transportation company, has moved a large transformer through Wiesbaden's narrow streets, as well as tight passageways within an electricity substation.
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Shuttlelift wins C-Tech Oilwell Technologies business

April 4 - April 4 - Edmonton, Canada-based C-Tech Oilwell Technologies has purchased a Shuttlelift single-beam mobile gantry crane to use with its portable factories that produce a sucker rod for oil pumping facilities.
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End of the line for Hartmann Asia RTW Line

April 4 - April 4 - HLPFI understands that Hartmann Asia RTW Line Pte Ltd has been placed into provisional liquidation with accountancy practice, Lau Chin Huat & Co of Singapore, appointed as the provisional liquidator of the company.
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Agenda for Breakbulk Europe 2012 conference announced

April 3 - April 3 - UBM Global Trade's 7th annual Breakbulk Europe Transportation Conference and Exhibition will take place May 22-24 at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium and will address anticipated industry growth from emerging markets, says the organiser.
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Terex lifts footbridge in Metz, France

April 3 - April 3 - Belgian crane, lift and transportation service provider, Sarens, recently set a steel footbridge on its foundations in Metz, France.
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Ship out of water is no problem for ALE

April 2 - April 2 - Global heavy lift and transport company ALE is claiming a world record with a recent project - the transport of a ship overland.
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