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Equipment News from August 2013

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Hot and cold shipments for GPLN members

August 28 - August 28 - GPLN member from Israel, Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) Ltd, last week handled the discharge of two heavy power plant units at Ashdod port using two heavy duty mobile cranes.
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Tiong Woon performs strongly in 2013

August 27 - August 27 - In its financial year 2013 (FY2013) results, Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation saw revenue rise 36 percent year-on-year over FY2012 to SGD200.5 million (USD156.2 million). Net profit during FY2013 equated to SGD17.6 million (USD13
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JSC Transafe and Volga-Dnepr move oil gear

August 27 - August 27 - Russian logistics provider JSC Transafe chartered a Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter to deliver a 95-tonne oil refinery compressor from Vladivostok to Krasnoyarsk.
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Ro-ro refurb at Kiel

August 26 - August 26 - The Port of Kiel, Germany, has completely refurbished its ro-ro facility at Berth No.1.
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
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HANSA HEAVY LIFT names interim boss

August 23 - August 23 - Just one year after he was appointed ceo, HANSA HEAVY LIFT has announced that Tomas Dyrbye has left the company and will be replaced by Roger Iliffe its interim ceo.
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Entec acquires Terex lift

August 22 - August 22 - Manaus, Brazil based crane and heavy machinery rental firm Entec Longhi & Cia has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 500-2 all-terrain crane (ATC).
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Africa's largest crane built in Angola

August 21 - August 21 - According to reports in the international media, Africa's largest crane has been commissioned in the Angolan province of Kwanza Sul at Porto Amboim.
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Feldmann uses Goldhofer in TBM project

August 20 - August 20 - Bilten, Switzerland based Feldmann Pneukran und Transporte AG has transported a 160-tonne hydraulic gearbox for a tunnel boring machine (TBM) using 20-axle lines of Goldhofer THP/ET heavy-duty modular trailers.
Views: 612
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Erickson wins maintenance contract

August 20 - August 20 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received a contract from Helicopter Transport Services to perform modifications and upgrades on seven CH54B tail boom and pylon assemblies.
Views: 548
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Beyel completes Disney project

August 19 - August 19 - Florida, USA headquartered crane and rigging company Beyel Brothers has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 250-1 all terrain crane.
Views: 591
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
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Boskalis on the up in 2013

August 16 - August 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands headquartered marine contractor - has issued its H1 2013 performance figures reporting a net profit of EUR123 million (USD164 million), up from EUR102 million (USD136.11 million) in H1 2012.
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New additions at XLP

August 16 - August 16 - XLProjects (XLP), the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has added Columbia Pro-rail Transport Services Limited (CPTS) as a representative n China.
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Inntalkran completes lake installation

August 15 - August 15 - German crane operator Inntalkran Zaisser GmbH deployed its Liebherr LTM 1095-5.1 mobile crane on an unusual project on the Seeon Lake in Bavaria.
Views: 298
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Mammoet mobilised for Maas job

August 15 - August 15 - According to reports in the international press, four tanks measuring 24 m in diameter and 26 m tall have been transported over the river Maas in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
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Entrec sees strong growth

August 13 - August 13 - Entrec Corporation - an Alberta, Canada headquartered provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services - has issued its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2013 (Q2 2013).
Views: 868
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Rickmers chooses Liebherr cranes

August 13 - August 13 - German heavy machinery manufacturer Liebherr has been awarded a contract to supply six heavy lift ship cranes for the German shipping line, Rickmers.
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Reshamsingh joins CEE

August 13 - August 13 - Reshamsingh & Co pvt, Ltd has become the exclusive member for the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in New Delhi, India, under the heavy haulage, cranes and barge categories.
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Coordinadora ships transformer gear

August 12 - August 12 - Spain headquartered project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has handled the shipment of a 378 tonne transformer from Seville to Texas, USA.
Views: 625
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NEAS acquires MPV

August 12 - August 12 - Iqaluit, Canada headquartered shipping line NEAS has taken delivery of its newest multipurpose vessel - Mitiq - which will be deployed on services to Canada's isolated Arctic communities.
Views: 888
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Rickmers-Linie names South China agent

August 12 - August 12 - German heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has named Ben Line Agencies (HK) as its sales agent in Southern China, effective August 1, 2013.
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
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SAL loads super-heavy module

August 9 - August 9 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered SAL Heavy Lift deployed its vessel Svenja to Rotterdam, the Netherlands to load a 1,435 tonne living quarter module.
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PCN celebrates 3rd birthday

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its third anniversary. Today, PCN has an international presence that includes 197 members spanning more than 700 worldwide offices in 93 countries.
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Van der Vlist moves heavy loaders

August 9 - August 9 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist has transported heavy construction machinery on behalf of Bergerat Monnoyear - Poland's official dealer of Caterpillar machinery.
Views: 658
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Boskalis refloats drilling rig for repair

August 9 - August 9 - Netherlands based marine contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster has assisted with the repair and maintenance of a semi-submersible drilling rig in the Mediterranean.
Views: 467
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Riga Mainz completes cathedral lift

August 8 - August 8 - Germany headquartered crane services provider Riga Mainz has completed a sensitive project using a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane - the replacement of a 20-tonne spire at Mainz Cathedral.
Views: 594
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Tanks and bullets for Jumbo Jubilee

August 7 - August 7 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Jumbo has transported three over-dimensional storage bullets and three heavy storage tanks from Ortona, Italy to Coatzacoalcos in Mexico.
Views: 748
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Holleman completes cool project

August 6 - August 6 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network representing Bulgaria, has transported one over-dimensional cold box from the Port of Ruse to the Sisecam glass factory in Targovishte.
Views: 653
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 849
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R&B Global Projects is now fully operational

August 5 - August 5 - R&B Global Projects,formed earlier this year by Dave Roosen and Ilse Blockx, is now fully operational from its headquarters in Opatija Riviera, Croatia.
Views: 691
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Erickson sees Q2 gains

August 1 - August 1 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has issued its Q2 2013 performance results.
Views: 796
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Emmert in electromagnet project

August 1 - August 1 - USA headquartered project forwarding specialist Emmert International has successfully relocated an electromagnet from the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York to Chicago, Illinois.
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