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The Friday Flyer - May 31st 2013

May 31 - Rivet-beating will start at Jiangsu Hongqiang Marine Heavy Industry in H2 2013 on four 12,500 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels for an unnamed German client according to reports in the international media.
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ASCO Singapore shareholders seeks to go it alone

May 31 - May 31 - Mangrove Holdings Pte Ltd has rejected an offer made by joint venture partner ASCO Holdings Ltd for the shares it holds in ASCO Freight Management Pte Ltd (ASCO Singapore) and says it has made a counter offer to acquire ASCO Holdings' majority sh
Views: 1033
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Huge units to Turkey

May 31 - May 31 - Madrid, Spain headquartered freight forwarder Coordinadora has handled the transport of a full shipload of heavy cargoes for the Tupras Refinery Project, Turkey.
Views: 526
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Zieba heads up AMI's IT

May 31 - May 31 - UK headquartered air and express wholesaler, Air Menzies International (AMI) has promoted Darren Zieba to the newly created position of global IT project manager.
Views: 236
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Etihad Cargo launches RTW service

May 31 - May 31 - Etihad Cargo - the freight division of Etihad Airlines - has launched its first-ever round-the-world freighter service, using a 138-tonne payload B747-8 freighter on a multi-year ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) basis from Atlas A
Views: 659
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V. Alexander relocates asphalt plant to Russia

May 31 - May 31 - V. Alexander Germany - in coordination with staff at its St Petersburg based division V. Alexander CIS - has shipped a 1,500 tonne consignment from Ravenna, Italy to Rostov-on-Don, Russia for on forwarding to Moscow.
Views: 402
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ART launches SE Asia multimodal service

May 31 - May 31 - Kazakhstan headquartered A.R.T. Logistics - a leading player in the oil and gas projects logistics sector in Central Asia and Russia - has launched a new multimodal freight forwarding service connecting Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Ta
Views: 511
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Globalink - domestic and international projects

May 30 - May 30 - Globalink Logistics Group - a member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) representing Kazakhstan - has shipped a 50-tonne separator from the country capital Kyzyl Orda to Zheskasgan.
Views: 954
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Cyclotron installed in Sweden

May 30 - May 30 - Belgium headquartered Heavy Lifting + Handling has installed a cyclotron unit in Uppsala, Sweden using a SBL1100 Enerpak gantry lifting system
Views: 623
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ISS provides Australian agency services

May 30 - May 30 - Maritime service provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is providing support logistic services to the Belgium headquartered Jan De Nul Group, for an offshore energy project in Australia.
Views: 740
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GAC Pindar rushes mast down under

May 30 - May 30 - Southampton headquartered GAC Pindar recently shipped a 70 m yacht mast from Valencia, Spain to Hong Kong.
Views: 453
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SAL's Svenja loads five reactors

May 30 - May 30 - SAL Heavy Lift's ship, "Svenja", looks an impressive sight with five reactors on deck for its latest voyage.
Views: 680
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Shipping lobby calls for balance on environment

May 29 - May 29 - Speaking at the recent OECD International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said that the cost of environmental protection threaten sustainable shipping.
Views: 883
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TT Club calls for improved packing standards

May 29 - May 29 - Higher levels of training to maintain and improve the expertise of those employed by shippers, consolidators, warehouses and depots to pack containers is now a primary objective of a number of current industry initiatives.
Views: 662
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PPG - successful conference in Le Havre

May 28 - May 28 - International project forwarder network the Project Professionals Group (PPG) hosted its annual conference in Le Havre, France, May 20-22, 2013.
Views: 433
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New Liebherr crane joins Brake

May 28 - May 28 - A second Liebherr mobile harbour crane has entered into service at the Niedersachsenkai Brake seaport terminal, Germany.
Views: 547
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Lower Saxony ports exhibit strengths

May 28 - May 28 - Seaports of Niedersachsen - an association of nine Lower Saxony, Germany based ports including Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Leer, Nordenham, Oldenburg Papenburg, Stade and Wilhelmshaven - has visited a number of leading trade shows to exhibit its serv
Views: 706
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Solid Q1 for Subsea 7

May 28 - May 28 - Luxembourg registered offshore engineering company Subsea 7 has released its first quarter 2013 results, for the three-months ending March 31, 2013.
Views: 588
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The Friday Flyer - May 24th 2013

May 24 - The global dash for gas and an oil price that remains resolutely north of USD100 a barrel has powered Australian megaprojects for oil and gas exploration and exploitation, according to a report from industry consultant GL Noble Denton.
Views: 1335
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V. Alexander crosses countries

May 24 - May 24 - V. Alexander Germany has coordinated the transport of dismantled cranes weighing 2,500 tonnes from China to Bogouchany in Siberia.
Views: 679
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Ojard steps-down at Duluth

May 24 - May 24 - Duluth Seaway Port Authority executive director Adolph Ojard will retire from his position after 10 years at the US seaport.
Views: 422
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German trio research offshore crane tech

May 24 - May 24 - Hochseeoperationen mit Kranen (HoOK) [Offshore Operations with Cranes] - a German joint project between Hamburg University of Technology, offshore engineer Mareval AG Hamburg and maritime engineers HeavyLift@Sea - has been launched to research an
Views: 721
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It's a gas for Sarens

May 24 - May 24 - Sarens Group has been awarded a contract for the transport of equipment for the CNRL oil sands project in Alberta, Canada - one of the largest contracts in the company's history.
Views: 786
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Wishy washy shipment for DB Schenker

May 24 - May 24 - DB Schenker has been contracted to transport a laundry facility from Minden, Germany to Russian city of Sochi in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Views: 465
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GAC and POLOG on a roll in the Arctic

May 23 - May 23 - GAC Norway AS and Polar Logistics Group ApS (POLOG) of Denmark have formed a strategic partnership - strengthening the GAC network in the Arctic Circle.
Views: 647
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Damco sees revenue and gross profit gains

May 23 - May 23 - Damco has reported a 6 percent year-on-year revenue increase in Q1 2013 to USD773 million; with gross profit growing 5.4 percent to USD195 million. However, earnings before interest and tax during Q1 2013 totaled USD9 million - down 30.7 percent
Views: 843
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Drewry says slow-steaming to escalate

May 22 - May 22 - According to the latest Container Insight report from analyst Drewry, although slow-steaming continues to be a contentious issue with shippers, more is on the way as fuel prices remain stubbornly high and ocean carriers can no longer absorb the b
Views: 684
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Trio moves 12,000 tonne platform

May 22 - May 22 - Heavy lift transport provider Mammoet Norway has transported the 12,000 tonne platform segment Gundrun from its Haugesund fabrication hall to a nearby barge, using Scheuerle SPMTs.
Views: 570
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Logwin moves to new Hanoi facility

May 22 - May 22 - Luxembourg headquartered logistics services provider Logwin has opened a state-of-the-art premises near Hanoi, Vietnam.
Views: 521
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Faymonville celebrates 25 years

May 21 - May 21 - Specialised trailer manufacturer Faymonville celebrated 25 years of operations at its East Belgium manufacturing site by exhibiting its latest products at a number of 'Demo Days' at the end of April 2013.
Views: 396
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Lerwick outlines development plans

May 21 - May 21 - Lerwick Harbour of the Shetland Islands, UK has released its Strategy and Business Plan 2013, outlining the gateway's plans for the future.
Views: 656
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EMS shifts cables to UK

May 20 - May 20 - Leer headquartered EMS Chartering, contracted by Denmark's Dong Energy, has shipped 38.5 km of subsea cable from Nordenham, northwest Germany to Barrow-in-Furness, England.
Views: 438
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New car carriers for WWASA

May 20 - May 20 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed an agreement for two post-Panamax car carriers, set for delivery in 2014 and 2015.
Views: 590
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The Friday Flyer - May 17th 2013

May 20 - Two stories this week reiterate the importance of developing staff potential throughout the heavy lift and supply chain industries through training and education.
Views: 1358
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Tight squeeze for Felbermayr

May 17 - May 17 - Austrian crane service provider Felbermayr has installed two oversized components inside a cooling tower of the
Views: 445
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DB Schenker to add Finnish facility

May 17 - May 17 - DB Schenker Logistics will build a new EUR53 million (USD67.98 million) logistics terminal in Vantaa, Finland.
Views: 468
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Base S.p.A. delivers Congo loads

May 17 - May 17 - Base S.P.A. (Italy) has coordinated three project shipments from around the world to Pointe Noire, the Republic of Congo for the Mafumeira Sul offshore oil field development.
Views: 549
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Romanet joins WSS Belgium

May 16 - May 16 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has named Romaine Romanet general manager for Belgium.
Views: 582
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New carrier connects continents

May 16 - May 16 - Aerospace One S.A. Greece - a new all-cargo airline that made its maiden flight in April 2013 - will be officially unveiled at Air Cargo Europe 2013 in Munich, June 2013.
Views: 492
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Management restructure at F.S Mackenzie

May 16 - May 16 - F.S. Mackenzie - the UK member of the FPS network of independent forwarders and NVOCCs - has named Lloyd Smith its managing director.
Views: 555
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CEE completes conference

May 16 - May 16 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network concluded its 4th annual membership conference in Antwerp, Belgium, May 12-13, 2013.
Views: 778
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EMS to run Durres terminal

May 16 - May 16 - Leer, Germany headquartered EMS Shipping and Trading has won the tender to operate the East-Terminal in the Port of Durres, Albania.
Views: 784
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Cargo grows at Hamburg

May 15 - May 15 - The Port of Hamburg, Germany has handled a total of 32.8 million tonnes of cargo during the first three months of 2013.
Views: 398
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Cargolux gets new B747-8F

May 15 - May 15 - Luxembourg headquartered all-cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International has taken delivery of a new B747-8 freighter - the second of its kind that the carrier has accepted during 2013.
Views: 643
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Van der Vlist delivers bridge 'sinker' pieces

May 14 - May 14 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transportation specialist Van der Vlist has played a key role in the construction of a new bridge crossing the Oude Maas in Rotterdam.
Views: 596
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Liebherr delivers new LTM 1750-9.1

May 14 - May 14 - Bergheim, Germany based crane rental expert Breuer & Wasel has taken delivery of its brand-new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 571
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Strong 2012 for R

May 13 - May 13 - Bremen, Germany based freight and project forwarder R
Views: 820
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Chapman Freeborn hits 40

May 13 - May 13 - Last weekend saw air charter broker, Chapman Freeborn officially celebrate 40 years of operations.
Views: 559
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The Friday Flyer - May 10th 2013

May 10 - The Arctic is changing and future transport opportunities in the economy of the North have probably been one of the drivers behind this week's decision by BigLift Shipping and RollDock Shipping to create a joint company, BigRoll.
Views: 1180
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Q1 slowdown at IAG

May 10 - May 10 - IAG Cargo - the air freight division of the International Airlines Group - has seen its revenue for Q1 2013 drop by 7.2 percent year-on-year to EUR270 million (USD350.9 million).
Views: 675
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Energy Industries Council loses CEO

May 10 - May 10 - HLPFI understands that the chief executive of the Energy Industries Council, Ian Stokes, stepped down and left the organisation at the end of last month.
Views: 414
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WWPC springs into Prague

May 10 - May 10 - Earlier today, the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 13th annual membership conference in Prague opened with presentations from two of the event's main sponsors, Rickmers-Linie and Ruslan International.
Views: 534
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Cargo Equipment Experts off to Antwerp

May 10 - May 10 - The Hilton Hotel, Antwerp is the venue for the forthcoming Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) fourth annual membership conference from May 12-13.
Views: 617
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Jumbo installs South African offshore units

May 9 - May 9 - Jumbo Shipping has completed the installation of five subsea structures for the PetroSA Ikhwezi project, offshore South Africa, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Fairplayer.
Views: 685
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XLP widens European network

May 9 - May 9 - Non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, XLProjects (XLP), has added a number of new member offices across Europe.
Views: 736
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Nisa adds Algerian ro-ro service

May 9 - May 9 - Nisa Maritime will launch a new regular ro-ro service between the port of Genoa, Italy and Mostaganem - Algeria's second-largest city.
Views: 563
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Target delivers airport bridges

May 8 - May 8 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Qatar - Target Logistics - has handled the import of passenger load bridges (PLB) and other installation equipment for the new Doha International airport.
Views: 536
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Volga moves space shipment

May 8 - May 8 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 80 tonnes of satellite and launch support equipment to Kazakhstan onboard an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 526
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Bigge buys Kobelco crawler

May 8 - May 8 - California headquartered crane dealer, Bigge Crane and Rigging, has added a Kobelco CK2750G crawler crane to its growing fleet.
Views: 589
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Terex moves UK gantry cranes

May 8 - May 8 - Terex Port Solutions has delivered the first of two Gottwald HMK 170 E mobile harbour cranes to St Peter Port Harbour in Guernsey, UK.
Views: 540
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Panalpina sees Q1 2013 profit

May 8 - May 8 - Switzerland headquartered international forwarder Panalpina has achieved a consolidated profit of CHF14 million (USD14.97 million) in the first quarter of 2013 - in Q1 2012 the company reported net loses of CHF41 million (USD43.83 million).
Views: 596
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Mammoet completes Liebherr set

May 8 - May 8 - Dutch heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has purchased a new 1,000-tonne Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 660
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Virgin names new VP sales EMEA

May 7 - May 7 - UK based airline Virgin Atlantic Cargo has promoted Steve Hughes to regional vice president sales for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Views: 727
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Extra adds web platform

May 7 - May 7 - North American logistics provider Extra Logistics has launched its web-based ocean/air freight booking service.
Views: 841
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LuxairCARGO joins Cargo 2000

May 7 - May 7 - LuxairCARGO - the primary air freight ground handling agent at Luxembourg International airport - has joined the IATA-led Cargo 2000 (C2K) quality management programme.
Views: 476
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MacGregor launches crane innovation

May 7 - May 7 - Cargotec Corporation's offshore lifting equipment subsidiary MacGregor has developed a new crane featuring three-axis motion compensation.
Views: 527
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It's Prague for WWPC

May 7 - May 7 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) will hold its 13th annual membership conference in Prague, Czech Republic from May 9-11, 2013.
Views: 381
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ACG declares insolvency

May 3 - May 3 - According to a statement on the air cargo airline's website, after the temporary suspension of its Operating Licence the management and shareholders of for Air Cargo Germany, unanimously have decided to declare insolvency.
Views: 447
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The Friday Flyer - May 3rd 2013

May 3 - This week saw CEVA Group announce the successful recapitalisation of its balance sheet, which may put an end to the intense speculation there has been about the company's future. That speculation began after a downgrade by Standard & Poor's to CEVA's cred
Views: 1390
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Houston calling for Spliethoff

May 3 - May 3 - Amsterdam based Spliethoff Group - whose subsidiaries include BigLift Shipping, Sevenstar, Wijnne Barends and Transfennica - is opening a new branch office in Houston, USA.
Views: 714
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Panther roars for Van der Vlist

May 3 - May 3 - Dutch heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist has delivered the 1000th Angloco-built Rosenbauer Panther firefighting vehicle.
Views: 347
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Steen joins Clipper

May 3 - May 3 - Flemming Steen has joined shipping line Clipper Group as its new chief financial officer.
Views: 489
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Jumbo in FPSO installation project

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has deployed its J-1800 class heavy lift vessel Fairplayer to Rotterdam, the Netherlands in preparation for a subsea installation project.
Views: 802
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Rhenus tranships 6,500 tonnes

May 2 - May 2 - Five reactors for an oil refinery have been transhipped in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The 6,500 tonne shipment was stored at the Rhenus Logistics Midgard terminal before being loaded onboard Sal Heavy Lift's the vessel MS Svenja for export to North A
Views: 663
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WWL bids for Aussie terminal

May 2 - May 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been selected as a bidder for the redevelopment of the Melbourne, Australia Webb Dock West automotive terminal.
Views: 558
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Liebherr delivers landmark crane

May 2 - May 2 - German construction equipment manufacturer Liebherr has delivered its 400th LTM 1500-8.1 telescopic crane - the recipient being Sarens Nass Middle East, Bahrain.
Views: 728
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Heavy quartet for Jumbo Shipping

May 2 - May 2 - Jumbo Shipping has transported two over-dimensional boilers and two mine hunter vessels to destinations in the Middle East.
Views: 626
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Areva barges generators to USA

May 1 - May 1 - Paris headquartered industrial manufacturer Areva has delivered two steam generators to the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in Red Wing, Minnesota, USA.
Views: 459

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