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Europe News from July 2011

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Toll Group buys German forwarder

July 29 - July 29 - Toll Group is expanding its global forwarding business with the purchase of German ocean forwarder Andree & Wilkerling (AWG). Toll says that AWG
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Vanguard transports and installs monoblock press

July 29 - July 29 - Heavy lifting and plant relocation specialist, Vanguard, has handled the transport, rigging and installation of one of the largest monoblock blanking presses fabricated to date, for a leading South African steel supplier, Aveng Trident Steel.
Views: 808
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GAC strengthens marketing presence in Europe

July 28 - July 28 - GAC is expanding its regional Shipping Marketing team with the appointment of Niko Steindamm, as marketing manager, shipping, based in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 900
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3p Logistics joins PCN in Lithuania

July 27 - July 27 - 3p Logistics, which is based in Vilnius, Lithuania has joined the fast growing network of project specialists, Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 771
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Jumbo Shipping delivers 51 monopiles

July 27 - July 27 - Over the course of seven voyages, Jumbo Shipping has transported 51 monopiles from EEW's manufacturing plant in Rostock, Germany, to Barrow-in-Furness in the UK. The monopiles' final destination was DONG Energy's Walney Offshore Windfarm 2.
Views: 553
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Auto B

July 26 - July 26 - The management of Auto B
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Holmatro offers double acting skidding system

July 26 - July 26 - With the recent delivery of a double-acting skidding system, the Dutch company Holmatro, which produces a wide range of hydraulic items, is focusing on the development and production of complete, client-specific solutions in the field of heavy t
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Steder Group to represent WWPC in Djibouti and Ethiopia

July 21 - July 21 - Steder Group FZE, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in The Netherlands, recently established an Office, Warehouse and Freezone land area in Djibouti, and in Ethiopia, to support their project cargo operations.
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Terex helps what goes up to come down

July 20 - July 20 - A Terex CC6800 lattice boom crawler crane, owned by MAXIKraft Kran und Schwerlastlogistik GmbH, recently removed the rotor and nacelle of a 5 MW wind turbine working at a height of 90 m.
Views: 687
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WWPC duo complete complex tunnel borer move

July 19 - July 19 - Albacor Shipping and LS - Cargo International, both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have handled the shipment of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Germany to the USA.
Views: 537
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Chapman Freeborn's special sledge delivers cost savings

July 19 - July 19 - The latest of several large movements in recent weeks saw global aircraft charter specialist, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering, coordinate the air transportation of a giant piece of oil and gas equipment from Malaysia to Congo to support offshore
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Maximus new aircraft conversions on schedule

July 18 - July 18 - The conversion of a new Airbus A300-600 regional freighter, purchased by Maximus Air Cargo at the start of this year, and part of a of AED350 million (USD92.2million) expansion programme, is on schedule for its mid-summer entry into the company'
Views: 302
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100 percent for Fairstar duo

July 18 - July 18 - Fairstar Heavy Transport reports that it achieved 100 percent utilisation of its two-ship fleet - Fjord and Fjell - in the second quarter of 2012.
Views: 885
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Heavy goes three ways

July 15 - July 15 - Belgium's Heavy International Services NV has established three new companies in order to split its business operations.
Views: 568
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Heavy lift ground movements at the port of Rypefjord

July 15 - July 15 - An oil and gas development in the cold of the Barents Sea due to come on-stream in two years, is providing project cargo and heavy lift off-shore opportunities for HLPFI readers.
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Globalink's Air Freight Division takes off

July 14 - July 14 - Globalink Logistics Group was approached by the Civil Aviation Authorities in Kazakhstan to handle the movement of airport equipment from USA and France to Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 958
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TTS Handling Systems win Saudi contract

July 14 - July 14 - TTS Handling Systems has agreed a contract with the Zamil Offshore Services company in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, for the design, associated engineering and supply of a transfer system for the latter's newly planned shipyard in Dammam Port, writes Ja
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Around the world in three heavy lift seminars

July 14 - July 14 - A trio of heavy lift seminars for project cargo professionals who are interested in honing their oversized and out-of-gauge cargo handling skills is to be held in the UK, US and Indonesia in September.
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Threesome for PCN in Spain

July 14 - July 14 - Marmedsa Proyectos (part of the Marmedsa Group of Companies) is the third and final representative of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Spain.
Views: 560
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Festival season sounds the right note for ACS

July 13 - July 13 - UK-based air cargo broker Air Charter Service has reported a particularly high demand for air freight charters this year to move bands' and artistes' equipment from show to show - whether it is for festivals or concert tours.
Views: 625
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Prangl helps stadium reach the finishing line

July 12 - July 12 - Austria's most environmentally-friendly football stadium with 8,000 seats and five VIP boxes, due for completion next year, has been helped along by Brunn Gebirge, Austria-based mobile cranes and work platform provider Prangl.
Views: 666
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Hansa boss reveals line's future to HLPFI

July 12 - July 12 - Hansa Heavy Lift has introduced a six step programme from sales through to delivering cargo which it is confident will win over customers, the line's interim CEO Roger Iliffe has told HLPFI.
Views: 775
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Jumbo set to build in Croatia

July 12 - July 12 - Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit has announced a contract from Jumbo Shipping to build a heavy lift ship for one of the world's leading shipping companies involved in transportation of heavy or overdimensional cargoes.
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Heavy lift action for Germany

July 11 - July 11 - Trailer manufacturer Scheuerle, a member to the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has provided significant transport equipment to deliver vital equipment for Alpha Ventus, Germany's first offshore wind park.
Views: 699
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Perth says aye, aye Cap'n to DB Schenker

July 11 - July 11 - DB Schenker has been appointed exclusive international transport and logistics services provider for the world sailing championships in Perth, Australia later this year.
Views: 1082
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July 8 - July 8 - The compact new Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 mobile crane operated by Berlin crane specialists M
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Gosselin announces name changes for group companies

July 8 - July 8 - Antwerp Rapid Transit Team nv (A.R.T. N.V.) and Focus Transport Services N.V. (Focus N.V.) which have been part of the Antwerp, Belgian-based Gosselin Group for some time, have been renamed Gosselin Forwarding Services nv and Gosselin Transport S
Views: 822
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Buss brings new terminal to life

July 7 - July 7 - The Hamburg-based port and logistics services provider, Buss, has taken over a new multipurpose terminal in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, from Groningen Seaports, writes Jamie May.
Views: 543
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Terex acquires enough shares to takeover Demag Cranes

July 7 - July 7 - Further to our news item of June 22, the Terex Corporation has announced that the minimum acceptance level of 51 percent for the voluntary public tender offer by Terex Industrial Holding AG to all shareholders of Demag Cranes AG at EUR45.50 (USD6
Views: 901
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African demand for heavy lift set to grow beyond 2021

July 5 - July 5 - Africa is one of the few regions of the world where there is genuine expectation of large scale heavy lift growth in the next decade, claims global shipping forwarder and agent Tuscor Lloyds.
Views: 800
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The Italian job fails to defeat Tuscor Lloyds

July 4 - July 4 - A perfect storm of public holidays, unsafe and illegal material handling equipment as well as road works along the projected route greeted global project cargo specialists Tuscor Lloyds when it handled a significant high and heavy load after disc
Views: 525
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BACA launches escrow account to secure deposits

July 1 - July 1 - London-based BACA (Baltic Air Charter Association) has launched an escrow facility to provide a secure deposit for funds being paid in advance by customers for air charters.
Views: 241
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Project cargo powers double-digit growth at Bilbao

July 1 - July 1 - General conventional goods at Bilbao port, helped by project cargo activity, rose by 14 percent in the first three months of the year. Project cargo at the Spanish Atlantic port includes machinery, wind energy equipment, rail carriages, buses, pa
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Jumbo Shipping opens for business in Bremen

July 1 - July 1 - Dutch heavy lift shipping company, Jumbo Shipping has opened a representative office in Bremen, Germany, in cooperation with German independent breakbulk and heavy lift shipbroker Coli Schiffahrt & Transport KG.
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