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Equipment News from February 2013

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Columbia adds 10

February 28 - February 28 - Heavy lift helicopter operator Columbia Helicopters has acquired ten new aircraft from the Swedish Department of Defence.
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Holleman delivers print equipment

February 27 - February 27 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, handled the transportation of a 120-tonne printing press in Bulgaria during February 2013.
Views: 831
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Wagenborg makes first tank shipment

February 26 - February 26 - Netherlands based Wagenborg Nedlift has delivered the first storage tanks to the Vopak Vlaardingen tank storage terminal in the south of the country.
Views: 550
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SC&RA: celebrating 65 years

February 25 - February 25 - The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) is celebrating its 65th anniversary at its Annual Conference, April 2 - 6, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
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The Friday Flyer

February 22 - February 22 - While the on-off strike that threatened to close the US East and Gulf coast, further south another country is facing a blockade by striking longshoreman.
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Altius handles winter weather project

February 21 - February 21 - Logistics service provider Altius has handled the transportation of 18 large modules from Tarragona, Spain to a jobsite in Le Havre, France.
Views: 790
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Strike - dockers occupy heavy lift vessel

February 20 - February 20 - In a dawn raid on Monday February 18, dock workers at South America's largest port invaded the Chinese heavy lift vessel, Zhen Hua 10.
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Dockwise Vanguard loads Jack/St Malo platform

February 19 - February 19 - Netherlands based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely completed its first ever float-on operation earlier this week utilising its newbuild Dockwise Vanguard.
Views: 1004
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RollDock marks first steel cut on new vessels

February 18 - February 18 - Netherlands based heavy lift company RollDock Shipping has celebrated the first steel cut on the first of two new heavy lift vessels it has ordered from German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft.
Views: 755
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Strong demand for new crane

February 15 - February 15 - German equipment manufacturer Liebherr unveiled its new 9-axle LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane during 2012.
Views: 679
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First of eight for China Navigation

February 15 - February 15 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has successfully launched the first of a new series of eight S-Class vessels.
Views: 827
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Van der Vlist delivers worldwide

February 14 - February 14 - Netherlands headquartered Van der Vlist Group has been busy expanding its global presence, whist executing projects worldwide.
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CEA transports heavy equipment in Thailand

February 13 - February 13 - CEA Projects and Logistics Thailand has transported oversized and heavy oil refinery equipment through Thailand to Mataphut port, bound for Iraq.
Views: 888
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New look - old values!

February 13 - February 13 - Welcome to our new and improved HLPFI website.
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Navitrans joins Project Partners

February 12 - February 12 - Turkey based Navitrans Shipping Agency has joined the Project Partners network of forwarding agents.
Views: 887
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CEE duo handles Chinese tram shipment

February 11 - February 11 - The railway transportation specialist Multitrade Spain is working with Intermax Logistics Solutions in China, to handle a prototype tram being moved from the Spanish port of Tarragona to Chengdu via Shanghai, under a contract signed between
Views: 831
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The Friday Flyer

February 8 - February 8 - The old adage - talk is cheap - does not seem to apply in the EU's corridors of power in Brussels where agreement is being sought on a trillion-euro budget for the next seven years for the 27-nation union.
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Howell joins Allseas Global Logistics

February 7 - February 7 - UK heavy lift and project cargo specialist Allseas Global Logistics has appointed Colin Howell as its new project coordinator.
Views: 687
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Wednesday Flyer

February 6 - February 6 - In today's round round-up of general news from across the industry, HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, reports that international logistics provider, Logwin has opened a new warehouse in Sydney, Australia. The 4,000 sq m facility will bring al
Views: 870
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Crowley and TITAN relief efforts in wake of Sandy

February 6 - February 6 - Jacksonville headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation and its subsidiary TITAN Salvage have completed a number of emergency response projects in the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
Views: 769
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Bahri gets first of six

February 6 - February 6 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of the first of six general cargo ships ordered from Hyundai MIPO in 2011.
Views: 771
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Wagenborg Nedlift buys mobile crane

February 5 - February 5 - Netherlands based Wagenborg Nedlift has acquired a brand-new 400-ton mobile crane manufactured by Tadano Faun.
Views: 595
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Vanguard's African trek

February 5 - February 5 - South African heavy lift specialist Vanguard has transported a 130-ton (117.9-tonne) transformer 2,300 km between Johannesburg and Cahora Bassa Power Station, Mozambique.
Views: 746
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Terex delivers China crane

February 4 - February 4 - Equipment manufacturer Terex Cranes has delivered a Terex CC 6800 crawler crane to Shandon Gulf Large Size Hoisting Equipment Co. Ltd (Gulf Hoisting), in China.
Views: 721
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Wilbert Turmkrane files for bankruptcy

February 4 - February 4 - On January 25, 2013 German tower crane manufacturer Wilbert Turmkrane started bankruptcy proceedings. Wilbert Kranservice and Wilbert Montage, the Wilbert rental and erection operation divisions, will not be affected by the insolvency of the
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The Friday Flyer

February 1 - February 1 - With just over a week to go before the Chinese New Year, HLPFI staff are beginning to break open the fortune cookies while looking forward to the lion parades near our London HQ.
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Quartet develops offshore wind farm installation plan

February 1 - February 1 - Project forwarder deugro Denmark A/S, together with partners Conquest Offshore, Amasus Shipping / Abis Shipping, have developed a joint plan for the installation of offshore wind farm components.
Views: 678
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Indian crane takeaway for V. Alexander

February 1 - February 1 - Bremen, Germany headquartered V. Alexander Logistics - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network - has organised the shipment of approximately 2,500 tonnes of special cranes and equipment from Xiamen, China to Kolkata, India.
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