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Equipment News from June 2013

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Grieg Star opens Singapore office

June 28 - June 28 - Grieg Star will open an office in Singapore on July 1, in an effort to capture opportunities in this part of the world together with the offices in Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai, says Tom Rasmussen, president & CEO of Grieg Star Shipping.
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WWL ALS delivers US-bound power gear

June 28 - June 28 - WWL ALS - the combination of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and Abnormal Load Services (ALS) - has delivered a 78 tonne generator and 63 tonne turbine, plus ancillary equipment, to Woodville, Texas.
Views: 673
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Spierings hits 750 at Vertikal Days

June 28 - June 28 - Netherlands headquartered Spierings used the Vertikal Days lifting and access exhibition to deliver its 750th crane - a five-axle SK 599-AT5 - to crane hire firm Bronzeshield.
Views: 573
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Clausen uses Liebherr lift for Alps job

June 28 - June 28 - Switzerland based Clausen Kran AG has deployed a Liebherr LTR 1060 telescopic crawler to replace roadway protection structures in the Alps.
Views: 549
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First steel cut for RollDock Storm

June 27 - June 27 - RollDock has confirmed that the steel cutting of its second newbuilding has taken place at the FSG Shipyard in Flensburg, Germany.
Views: 500
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Terex and Riga Mainz lift container crane

June 27 - June 27 - Mainz, Germany based crane services provider Riga Mainz lifted a container crane at Rhine Port, Gustavsburg, using a Terex CC 2500-1 crawler crane.
Views: 618
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Terex delivers 30th floating crane

June 26 - June 26 - Terex Port Solutions has sold a Gottwald Model 8 floating harbour crane to Associated Terminals LLC (AT), for use at the Port of South Louisiana on the Mississippi River, USA. It is the 30th floating harbour crane that Terex has delivered since
Views: 609
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New Liebherr mobile crane for S&B

June 25 - June 25 - Gifhorn, Germany based S&B Schwertrans GmbH has acquired a new 200 tonne capacity Liebherr LTM1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 569
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BigLift christens Happy Sky

June 25 - June 25 - Netherlands headquartered BigLift Shipping has named its brand new heavy lift vessel Happy Sky at a ceremony in Zhangzhou, China.
Views: 921
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PCN makes it three in Venezuela

June 24 - June 24 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) continues to expand its coverage with the addition of the third and final member representing Venezuela - Interlogistic.
Views: 678
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The Friday Flyer - June 21st 2013

June 21 - If you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing, you don't need an economist to help you understand the implications of PWC's suggestion this week that half of Germany's maritime shipping companies plan to enter alliances with peers o
Views: 1155
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Bohnet and Scheuerle deliver turbine

June 21 - June 21 - German heavy hauler and project forwarder, Bohnet GmbH has completed its first assignment using 13 new InterCombi axle lines acquired from Scheuerle.
Views: 656
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GAC on the move in Shetland

June 21 - June 21 - GAC UK has relocated its Shetland operations to larger facilities at Greenhead Base in the Shetland Islands' capital and main port, Lerwick.
Views: 562
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St Petersburg handles large shipment

June 21 - June 21 - Russia's JSC Sea Ports of Saint Petersburg (SP SPb), together with Universal Forwarder, has handled heavy components destined for the Siemens power station "Juzhnouralsk GRES power plant-2" in the Chelyabinsk region.
Views: 606
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Liebherr helps close the gap in Berlin

June 21 - June 21 - Liebherr Cranes has played a key role in delivering drilling machinery for the construction of Berlin's underground railway network.
Views: 634
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BBC Chartering ships the stage

June 20 - June 20 - Leer, Germany headquartered heavy lift shipping line BBC Chartering has sponsored the Caravan Stage Company's Tall Ship Theatre.
Views: 966
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Dockwise transports Lucius spar

June 20 - June 20 - Heavy lift shipping line Dockwise - a subsidiary of marine contractor Boskalis - has successfully offloaded the 23,000 tonne Lucius spar in the Lucius deepwater oil and gas field, Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 723
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Terex renovates Angkor Wat

June 20 - June 20 - Terex Cranes has deployed its CBR self-erecting tower crane to help sensitive restoration works at Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia.
Views: 534
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Liebherr transports CAL components

June 20 - June 20 - Liebherr has transported components weighing up to 420 tonnes for its new heavy lift offshore crane, the CAL 45000-1200 Litronic.
Views: 659
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SCS in Egyptian heavy project

June 19 - June 19 - Netherlands based SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport received an order to weigh and determine the centre of gravity of the Hilal B jacket, in Alexandria, Egypt. SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport was asked to perform the same job on the Hilal B topside.
Views: 694
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PCN makes it three in Thailand

June 18 - June 18 - Transpo International has been approved as the third and final Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Thailand.
Views: 709
Terex delivers newest crawler thumbnail image

Terex delivers newest crawler

June 18 - June 18 - Terex Cranes has delivered the first Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to Trier, Germany based special purpose installation and heavy haulage firm Steil Kranarbeiten.
Views: 669
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Liebherr opens new US hub

June 17 - June 17 - Germany headquartered crane and construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has opened a new 40,000 sq m sales and service centre in Miami, USA.
Views: 723
The Friday Flyer - June 14th 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - June 14th 2013

June 14 - These are the best of times to be buying shipping capacity and the worst of times to be selling shipping capacity. That is the message from Global Shipping Industry
Views: 1354
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KL hosts CLC Projects conference

June 13 - June 13 - Heavy lift and project forwarder network CLC Projects will host its 4th Global Conference at the Hilton Sentral Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 24-25, 2013.
Views: 752
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Burkhalter completes US bridge project

June 13 - June 13 - Columbus, Mississippi based rigging, lifting and transport provider Burkhalter has placed the final concrete arch for Fort Worth's new West 7th Bridge.
Views: 540
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Bigge installs steam generator

June 13 - June 13 - California crane rental firm Bigge Crane & Rigging and Warren County Energy Partners have teamed-up to erect heavy steam components for a power plant in Front Royal, Virginia, USA.
Views: 499
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BBC Chartering sells Teras BBC interest

June 12 - June 12 - US headquartered Teras Cargo Transport has acquired 100 percent ownership of Teras BBC - its heavy lift ocean transport joint venture with Germany headquartered BBC Chartering.
Views: 682
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Terex plays key role in Hawaiian wind installations

June 12 - June 12 - State law in Hawaii, USA mandates that by 2030, at least 70 percent of its power needs to come from renewable resources. With this policy in place, wind energy is figuring heavily in the state's current energy policy.
Views: 603
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SHL to install heavy North Sea units

June 12 - June 12 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has been awarded a contract by Subsea7 for the transport and installation of Statoil's Gullfaks wet gas compression unit.
Views: 596
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BigMove Group welcomes GHL

June 11 - June 11 - The BigMove Group - founded in 2004 with eleven medium-sized specialist transport companies - has welcomed a new member focusing on major international projects - Switzerland headquartered Gutmann Heavy Logistics (GHL).
Views: 693
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The Friday Flyer - June 7th 2013

June 7 - In normal business cycles, some companies prosper and some companies fail. These are not normal business times so it is difficult to know whether STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, might have filed for court receivership even
Views: 1300
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PCN adds new Nicaraguan member

June 7 - June 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has widened its representation with the addition of Seal Trading Supplies in Nicaragua.
Views: 752
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Dockwise delivers four cranes to GPA

June 7 - June 7 - Four super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes have arrived at the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal, Georgia, USA.
Views: 888
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STX Pan Ocean files for court receivership

June 7 - June 7 - STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, is reported to have filed for court receivership after a drop in rates left it unable to pay off its debts.
Views: 757
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PCN enhances directory

June 4 - June 4 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added a new insurance category to its PCN Heavy Lift Resource Directory.
Views: 434
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Amarcon secures heavy lift orders

June 3 - June 3 - Netherlands headquartered Amarcon, a member of the ABB Group, has received an order for eleven Octopus-Onboard installations for heavy lift vessels owned by Cosco Heavy Transport and BigLift Shipping.
Views: 691

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