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Equipment News from September 2013

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BWL joins PCN

September 30 - September 30 - Bluestar Worldwide Logistics (BWL) has been approved as a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in Kuwait.
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Terex Crossover gets White Crane's vote

September 27 - September 27 - West Columbia, South Carolina based White Crane Company Inc operates a wide range of lifting equipment but the Terex Crossover 6000 is the most popular in its fleet, claims president of the company, Jason Flynt.
Views: 396
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PCN welcomes Israel's DSS

September 27 - September 26 - Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Israel.
Views: 1189
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ALE secures expansion credit

September 26 - September 26 - Staffordshire, UK based Abnormal Load Engineering (ALE) has secured funding from a lending club of four banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate & Institutional Banking (RBS CIB), to support its ongoing international expansion plan
Views: 1151
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Pipe lay tower move for Jumbo

September 26 - September 26 - Jumbo Shipping has completed the transportation of the first of two 1,600-tonne flexible pipe lay towers to Okpo, South Korea for French company Imeca.
Views: 978
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Port of Newport acquires LHM 180

September 25 - September 25 - Wales's Port of Newport, owned and operated by Associated British Ports (ABP), has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LHM 180 mobile harbour crane.
Views: 745
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Van der Vlist presses ahead

September 24 - September 24 - Netherlands based heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist was recently involved in a project transporting metal presses from central Europe to Casablanca in Morocco.
Views: 865
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Trains steam ahead with Toll

September 24 - September 24 - Toll NQX - the road transport arm of Australia based integrated logistics service provider Toll Group - transported five 129-tonne trains on five separate 2,200 km truck journeys across Australia.
Views: 865
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Freight Expert joins PPL

September 24 - September 24 - Freight Expert, Inc. from Japan has become the latest company to join the Pacific Power Logistics Network (PPL).
Views: 953
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Mammoet completes landmark jack-up

September 23 - September 23 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transportation specialist Mammoet has successfully performed its 25th jack-up project since the system was introduced in 2004.
Views: 1005
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Universal Cranes reaches for the stars

September 20 - September 20 - A 600-tonne capacity Terex CC 2800-1 crawler crane, owned by Universal Cranes, has installed a 34 m diameter antenna, one of three communication antennae, as part of the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC).
Views: 350
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The Friday Flyer - September 20th 2013

September 20 - September 20 - A keynote address at next week's Breakbulk Americas conference poses the stark question: What is the future of the breakbulk industry?
Views: 1648
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City Union moves 2,000 cu m for CNPC

September 19 - September 19 - China-based City Union Logistics has handled a project with a total volume of 2,000 cu m for China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).
Views: 855
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New quayside site for HHLA

September 18 - September 18 - HHLA Logistics has consolidated its project and heavy lift logistics at an additional site next to the
Views: 928
Scheuerle rolls out mega deal with Roll-Lift thumbnail image

Scheuerle rolls out mega deal with Roll-Lift

September 17 - September 17 - Roll-Lift has signed a multi-million US dollar contract for 400 axle lines of Scheuerle self propelled modular transporters (SPMTs).
Views: 665
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Liburnia claims Croatian record (video)

September 16 - September 16 - Liburnia Maritime Agency is claiming a record Croatian heavy lift performance following the recent lift and transport of two new build asphalt barges from Rijeka to Colombia.
Views: 1018
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Trio of Terex cranes join Rothmund

September 16 - September 16 - Pforzheim, Germany based crane rental firm Rothmund GmbH has extended its fleet with the delivery of one Terex AC 100, an AC 140 Compact and an AC 250-1 all terrain cranes.
Views: 587
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Zoomlion delivers four to Namibia

September 13 - September 13 - Global Cranes & Machinery LLC has delivered four of its Zoomlion rough terrain cranes to a customer in Namibia.
Views: 580
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New role for Global's Gibson

September 13 - September 13 - Global Cranes & Machinery, LLC have appointed Ed Gibson as sales manager Americas.
Views: 753
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Wasel takes Liebherr to the max (video)

September 13 - September 13 - Bergheim-based Wasel GmbH erected a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane to its maximum hook height of 154 m to dismantle a hanging scaffold on Cologne Cathedral.
Views: 712
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Terex cranes bridge another gap

September 13 - September 13 - In Germany, Crane service providers, Ulferts & Wittrock, Wagenborg Nedlift and Sarens worked together to lift the 120 m long St
Views: 641
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COSCO Dalian to build BigRoll vessels

September 13 - September 13 - BigRoll Shipping - the new heavy lift shipping line formed in May 2013 through the combination of BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping - has contracted COSCO Dalian Shipyard to build two MC Class module carriers for the transportation of
Views: 883
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Tight fit for giant rotor

September 12 - September 12 - Ruslan International arranged the transport of a rotor from Chengdu, China to
Views: 917
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Yong Sheng arrives in Rotterdam

September 12 - September 12 - When China Ocean Shipping Company's (COSCO) multipurpose heavy lift vessel, Yong Sheng, arrived in Rotterdam earlier this week, she sailed into the record books as the first Chinese ship to traverse the Northern Sea Route across the top of
Views: 830
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Van der Vlist moves deeper underground

September 11 - September 11 - Heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist recently collected two Caterpillar R2900 machines from Antwerp, Belgium to take to Terneuzen in the Netherlands.
Views: 769
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Jumbo trumpets anchor spread contract

September 11 - September 11 - Jumbo has been awarded a pipelaying contract by Malaysian contractor, Sigur Ros, to oversee transportation and installation of 126 gravity anchor spreads.
Views: 812
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OSD secures design contract

September 10 - September 10 - OSD-IMT, a division of Netherlands-based Offshore Ship Designers, has secured a design contract for two IMT 965 seismic support vessels for China Oilfield Service Ltd (COSL), Beijing.
Views: 795
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New finance chief for Erickson

September 10 - September 10 - Oregon based Erickson Air-Crane has announced the appointment of Eric K. Struik as its new chief financial officer.
Views: 776
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Port of Milwaukee receives Pacesetter award

September 10 - September 10 - Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tom Barrett, discusses planned infrastructure investments at the port of Milwaukee today at a ceremony honouring the port for its increased international cargo volume in 2012.
Views: 742
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Heavy warms up with cold-former move

September 9 - September 9 - Antwerp's Heavy Logistics has handled the door-to-door delivery of a packed cold-former machine from Belgium to Mauston, Wisconsin.
Views: 1105
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The Friday Flyer - September 6th 2013

September 9 - September 9 - Expect plenty of ballyhoo in Rotterdam next week if COSCO's multi-purpose heavy lift ship, Yong Sheng, arrives on schedule on Monday.
Views: 1701
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Guangzhou Sunshine handles ship crane move

September 6 - September 6 - Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co Ltd managed the shipment of a hydraulic power unit and pressure vessel from Rotterdam to the Nansha shipyard in China.
Views: 881
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Erickson confirms Air Amazonia deal

September 5 - September 5 - Erickson Air-Crane Inc has confirmed that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Air Amazonia Servi
Views: 1050
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Paccon helps keep KOG turning

September 5 - September 5 - Paccon Logistics, based in South Africa, acted as the agents for KOG Transport Switzerland in the shipping of two part charters recently, carried on the BBC Campana and BBC Montana.
Views: 952
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Holleman handles heavy condensers

September 4 - September 4 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D transported two oversized condensers from Ploietsi to the port of Constanta in Romania.
Views: 957
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IFT carries crane to Thailand

September 4 - September 4 - International Freight Transport Inc. (IFT) has shipped a Link-Belt HSP-8050 crane from Utah to Lat Krabang, Thailand.
Views: 827
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SAL arrives early with sphere tank

September 4 - September 4 - Thanks to some effective planning, SAL Heavy Lift's Grietje discharged a sphere tank that had been shipped from Sattahip, Thailand to Antwerp, Belgium, three days ahead of schedule.
Views: 892
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Heavy Lift Group off to Stratford

September 3 - September 3 - Will it be a 'mid summer night's dream', or a 'winter's tale' for the Heavy Lift Group when it holds its 53rd conference from October 26 - 27, 2013 at Stratford upon Avon in the UK, birthplace of famous poet and writer, Shakespeare.
Views: 693
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Spedition Thomas in multi-origin move

September 3 - September 3 - Austrian freight forwarder, Spedition Thomas has handled a multi-origin transport of a complete pollution cleaning facility.
Views: 948
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Volga-Dnepr fast tracks equipment to Russia

September 2 - September 2 - Volga-Dnepr has handled the delivery of 180 tonnes of oil and gas equipment from Italy to Brask, destined for the Talakan field in Russia, on behalf of STS Logistics.
Views: 865
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RollDock Star shoots into action

September 2 - September 2 - Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has launched the 151.5 m long RollDock Star, with a deadweight of 8,000 tons, for the Dutch shipping line RollDock BV.
Views: 720

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