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Equipment News from July 2013

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BEL joins PCN

July 31 - July 31 - Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has become the newest addition to the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Bangladesh.
Views: 733
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Liebherr crawler breaks world record

July 31 - July 31 - German crane manufacturer Liebherr has set a new world record by assembling the world's tallest crawler crane at its manufacturing plant in Ehingen.
Views: 497
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Jassim relies on Scheuerle unit

July 30 - July 30 - Kuwait headquartered Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) has deployed the Scheuerle InterCombi trailer on a recent heavy lift project.
Views: 807
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Say Hi to BigLift's Happy Sky

July 30 - July 30 - BigLift Shipping's latest addition to its fleet, Happy Sky, is now on its maiden commercial voyage from Shanghai in China to Cape Lambert, Australia carrying three large modules weighing 935 tonnes, 818 tonnes and 777 tonnes, which will be insta
Views: 714
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Barloworld acquires TCS

July 30 - July 30 - Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) has acquired TCS Logistics (PYT) Ltd, a specialist in moving abnormal loads into and around sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 978
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Warning of road delays in Eastern Cape

July 30 - July 30 - Users of the national road network in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa should expect long delays due to the construction of wind farms in the region, says the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (Sanral).
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The Friday Flyer - July 26th 2013

July 26 - This week Cosco Shipping confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for a further four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.
Views: 1214
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Wismar takes another Sennebogen crane

July 26 - July 26 - Germany's Seehafen Wismar GmbH has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 870 M harbour crane from LST Bau- und Industriemaschinen GmbH, Sennebogen's local sales partner.
Views: 786
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Another four multipurpose newbuilds for Cosco

July 26 - July 26 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS).
Views: 638
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Bahri acquires third newbuild

July 25 - July 25 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has received its newbuild 26,000 dwt general cargo vessel, Bahri Tabuk.
Views: 857
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Columbia completes ski slope project

July 25 - July 25 - Portland, Oregon based Columbia Helicopters has deployed one of its heavy lift aircraft in support of a ski lift refurbishment project in North-Central Washington State, USA.
Views: 633
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July 24 - July 24 - The Power Logistics Asia 2013 exhibition and conference, which will be hosted in Singapore, September 30-31, 2013, will feature Per Th
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Ro-ro gets go-go at Everett

July 24 - July 24 - The Port of Everett, USA received a USD1.5 million grant from the Washington State to complete the second phase of its ro-ro cargo facility.
Views: 837
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Beyel dismantles space crane

July 24 - July 24 - Florida headquartered Beyel Brothers Inc. recently purchased a new Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane, and its first mission was to complete a heavy lift project to support the NASA Space Shuttle Programme at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, USA.
Views: 706
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Boskalis selects Barge Master

July 23 - July 23 - Netherlands headquartered Barge Master develops and produces motion compensation platforms for the marine and offshore industry. Marine contractor Boskalis will employ the Barge Master platform during phase three of the Malampaya project, offsho
Views: 575
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Erickson expands with Air Amazonia

July 23 - July 23 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has signed a definitive purchase agreement for Brazil based Air Amazonia Servi
Views: 833
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Formaco joins with Irizar

July 22 - July 22 - Netherlands based forging and casting works Formaco has signed a contract with Spain's Irizar Forge for the exclusive sale of the latter's forged lifting hooks, crane lifting blocks and associated equipment in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Views: 511
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COSCO Shipping receives second newbuild

July 22 - July 22 - DA KANG, the second of eight 28,000 dwt Da Type III heavy lift ships being acquired by COSCO Shipping, has been christened and delivered at Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS), entering into operation immediately.
Views: 567
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Noble executes US-Pakistan project

July 19 - July 19 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has completed the delivery of a gas booster compressor (SGBC) system on behalf of engineering firm Descon, between the USA and Pakistan.
Views: 716
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
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Hansa extends heavy lift fleet

July 19 - July 19 - Germany headquartered shipping line Hansa Heavy Lift has purchased two F-class vessels from another undisclosed shipping company. The new additions will sail under the names HHL Elbe and HHL Tyne.
Views: 683
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Mammoet completes 14,000 tonne load-out (Video)

July 18 - July 18 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has completed the lifting and load-out of the 12,000 tonne Bien Dong topside in Vung Tang, Southern Vietnam.
Views: 607
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'Training Matters' says Videotel

July 18 - July 18 - In its latest video 'Training Matters', maritime education services provider Videotel demonstrates the importance of staff training to shipowners and its impact on profitability.
Views: 867
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Holleman leads three transformer projects

July 18 - July 18 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D., a Bulgarian member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has completed a trio of heavy projects.
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 748
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
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Super Freight handles Indonesian barges

July 17 - July 17 - India based project forwarder Super Freight recently loaded the first two of 12 barges in Goa, destined for Batam, Indonesia.
Views: 484
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Tight squeeze for Liebherr and Hugon

July 17 - July 17 - France based crane operator Hugon deployed its Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 compact crane on a tricky job inside the mediaeval town of Carcassonne, in the south of the country.
Views: 459
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Erickson secures Arctic-Alaska deal

July 16 - July 16 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has been awarded a contract renewal by the US Department of Transportation, providing helicopter passenger and cargo transport in Alaska for the Essential Air Service programme.
Views: 507
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Burkhalter expands Houston offering

July 16 - July 16 - Mississippi, USA headquartered heavy lift, rigging and specialised transport provider Burkhalter has expanded its Houston branch to include operations and sales teams, as well as establishing a local operating facility.
Views: 587
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Bay Crane opens Smithfield facility

July 15 - July 15 - USA based crane supplier Bay Crane hosted almost 1,500 people at the opening of its new Smithfield, Rhode Island facility.
Views: 552
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Massive jacket pile takes a bow

July 15 - July 15 - Earlier this month BOW Terminal - the breakbulk and offshore wind terminal located in Vlissingen, the Netherlands - unloaded its longest-ever jacket pile.
Views: 680
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Erickson secures US Army contract

July 15 - July 15 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has won a contract extension to provide aerial services in support of medical evacuation and training for the Army Garrison in Hawaii.
Views: 553
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 1402
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Schurig to start charity run at Breakbulk Americas

July 12 - July 12 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Buddy Schurig from Texas Terminals will be firing the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in New Orleans on September 25, during
Views: 845
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Duqm prepares for project cargoes

July 11 - July 11 - The Port of Duqm, Oman will enhance its project cargo handling capabilities to serve the country's rapidly expanding oil and gas industry, according to the port's commercial director Reggy Vermeulen.
Views: 654
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GPLN to host Singapore training course

July 11 - July 11 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) will host its Heavy Transport and Lifting Course on October 29, 2013 in Singapore.
Views: 708
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Albert acquires Liebherr muscle

July 11 - July 11 - Baunatal, Germany based heavy transport and crane contractor Albert Regel GmbH has taken delivery of the first-ever Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane to leave the assembly line.
Views: 605
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Rickmers moves boilers to Saudi Arabia

July 10 - July 10 - Four steam boilers, each weighing 200 tonnes, have been shipped from Bilbao Port in Spain to Saudi Arabia, onboard the Rickmers-Linie vessel Rickmers Jap
Views: 682
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Erickson secures SOCAFRICA contract

July 9 - July 9 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has been awarded option period extensions with Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA), writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 519
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Hansa loads heaviest cargo

July 9 - July 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift's vessels, HHL Valaparaiso has lifted the shipping line's heaviest item of cargo since the launch of the company in June 2011, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 716
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SAL completes two heavy projects

July 8 - July 8 - Germany headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift (SAL) has executed two projects recently - the loading of workboats in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and the delivery of a boiler for an FPSO vessel in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 913
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Turbines moved through Bilbao

July 8 - July 8 - The first offshore wind turbine manufactured in Spain by Gamesa Eolica has been shipped from Bilbao Port to the Canary Islands and will form part of a 5 MW wind farm.
Views: 604
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Imperial moves endangered sharks

July 8 - July 8 - Imperial Logistics Group helped to return two ragged-tooth sharks back to the wild in Pretoria, South Africa.
Views: 551
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 1374
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ETAL uses InterCombi trailers in power move

July 5 - July 5 - Egyptian Transportation & Logistics (ETAL) has transported six transformers from two Red Sea ports to the Giza North Power Station using Scheuerle InterCombi trailers, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 680
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RPL strengthens North African network

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Project Logistics (RPL) has opened two new offices in Tunisia, one in the coastal town of Gabes and a second in Tripoli. RPL has also signed an exclusive partnership with North African heavy goods transport company Sohatram.
Views: 784
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Hansa Heavy Lift adds Great Lakes capacity

July 3 - July 3 - Hansa Heavy Lift has revealed dates of scheduled sailings between Europe and the Great Lakes. The services sail from Antwerp and offer discharges in Duluth, USA and Thunder Bay, Canada, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 627
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Steil debuts Terex Superlift 3800

July 2 - July 2 - Trier-based Steil Kranarbeiten GmbH & Co used its recently acquired Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane, the newest member of the Terex Cranes family, to erect an Enercon E101 turbine at the G
Views: 424

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