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New director for Rotterdam

January 28 - January 28 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has appointed Yvonne van der Laan as director of process industry and bulk goods.
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Terex gets another offer

January 27 - January 27 - Terex Corporation has received an unsolicited, non-binding acquisition proposal from Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology to acquire all of its outstanding shares, in what seems like an attempt to override the existing deal between
Views: 449
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Volga-Dnepr appoints three

January 27 - January 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has appointed Axel Kaldschmidt as global director, aerospace industry; Fayçal Boumerkhoufa as global director, oil and gas industry; and Colon Miller as global director, humanitarian, government and defence programmes.
Views: 339
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Maxim goes for 13

January 26 - January 26 - Maxim Crane has begun taking delivery of an additional 13 crawler cranes from Manitowoc, ranging in capacity from 400 to 825 tonnes.
Views: 483
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Straightpoint names Chandran

January 26 - January 26 - Straightpoint has appointed Sarath Chandran as project engineer, to join a team led by design engineer Roshan Divakaran.
Views: 307
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DP World looks to Rwanda

January 25 - January 25 - DP World has been granted a 25-year concession to develop and operate a new logistics centre in Kigali, Rwanda.
Views: 526
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ZPMC - Red Box gets Audax

January 25 - January 25 - ZPMC - Red Box Energy Services has taken delivery of Audax, one of two 25,000 dwt PC-3 module carriers that the company is having built in China.
Views: 651
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RiverOak targets Manston reopening

January 22 - January 22 - The UK's National Infrastructure Planning inspectorate has received an application from RiverOak Investment Corporation to reopen Manston Airport in Kent.
Views: 454
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Seaport alliance sees breakbulk slide

January 22 - January 22 - Although the Northwest Seaport Alliance handled more than 3.5 million teu in 2015, a 4 percent year-on-year increase, its breakbulk cargo volumes fell by almost 8 percent.
Views: 379
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Mullard joins Straightpoint

January 21 - January 21 - UK based load cell manufacturer Straightpoint has appointed Dave Mullard as its business development manager.
Views: 399
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New leadership at USA Truck

January 20 - January 20 - Arkansas headquartered USA Truck has appointed John Rogers as president and chief executive officer effective January 14, 2016.
Views: 376
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Cargolux China approved

January 20 - January 20 - The Cargolux board of directors has approved an investment of USD77 million for Cargolux China - a new joint venture Chinese cargo airline based in Zhengzhou.
Views: 443
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Atlas Air inks Southern deal

January 20 - January 20 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the privately-held intercontinental and domestic air cargo services provider Southern Air Holdings in a USD110 million deal.
Views: 358
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Index suggests growth, but volatility

January 19 - January 19 - According to the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, supply chain executives expect an uptick in emerging markets growth in 2016, despite concerns about China and the fluctuating oil price.
Views: 690
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Kuntz back at SAL

January 18 - January 18 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Jürgen Kuntz as the new head of its Asia desk in Hamburg.
Views: 615
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UTi-DSV merger edges closer

January 15 - January 15 - UTi Worldwide's shareholders have overwhelmingly voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement for the acquisition of the company by Danish transport and logistics outfit DSV.
Views: 424
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Indiana urged to build fourth port

January 14 - January 14 - Governor Mike Pence has called on the Ports of Indiana to "vigorously explore" building the state's fourth port in southeastern Indiana.
Views: 393
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NYK puts trust in Rotterdam

January 14 - January 14 - NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBPC) has decided to use the Port of Rotterdam as its 'port of call' for loading and unloading breakbulk cargo on its Europe-Far East service.
Views: 509
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Almajdouie overcomes canals

January 14 - January 14 - Almajdouie Logistics Company was contracted to transport 34 heavy and oversize units over 140 km by road from Jazan Port to Jazan Economic City in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 440
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Hanssy appoints Vinia

January 14 - January 14 - Vinia has been appointed by Hanssy Shipping as its exclusive commercial agent for Spain and Portugal.
Views: 433
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UTC sets three-state record

January 13 - January 13 - UTC Overseas executed a record-breaking project shipment, delivering a huge phase-shifting transformer (PST) from China to Utah in the USA. In the process UTC set records for the heaviest over-road permits issued in the states of Utah, Arizon
Views: 540
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Higgins joins Crane Worldwide

January 13 - January 13 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Paul Higgins to lead the company's Global Specialised Services (GSS) division in Latin America.
Views: 518
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Ter Bruggen soars into Cargolux

January 11 - January 11 - Cargolux has appointed Gerard Ter Bruggen as its new regional director for west and north Europe, covering Benelux, the UK, Scandinavia and the Baltic states.
Views: 379
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ABL in Dissaco takeover

January 11 - January 11 - ABL has acquired the Antwerp based freight forwarding company Dissaco.
Views: 602
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Danbor extends wind portfolio

January 8 - January 8 - NorSea Group subsidiary Danbor has established a Wind Centre of Excellence, which will be headed up by newly-appointed managing director Morten Basse.
Views: 498
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Dijk joins Broekman

January 8 - January 8 - Rob van Dijk has been appointed general manager of Broekman Breakbulk Terminals (Distriport).
Views: 475
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RHI takes Haisheng stake

January 8 - January 8 - Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industry (RHI) has revealed plans to acquire a 34.99 percent share in Hunan Haisheng Heavy Industry from two separate shareholders.
Views: 408
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Jones steams into Röhlig

January 8 - January 8 - Röhlig Logistics has appointed Richard Jones as senior logistics advisor, to assist the German company in the development of its global multimodal services and project logistics activities.
Views: 441
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Drewry: Container lines brace for losses in 2016

January 8 - January 8 - The container shipping industry should brace for losses in 2016, according to the latest Container Forecaster report released by global shipping consultancy Drewry, which will have a negative knock-on effect on the heavy lift and multipurpose
Views: 673
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McClellan up at Crowley

January 6 - January 6 - Kerri McClellan has been promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel for Crowley Maritime Corporation.
Views: 290
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Manitowoc names cranes chief

January 5 - January 5 - The Manitowoc Company has appointed Barry L. Pennypacker as president and ceo of Manitowoc Cranes.
Views: 386
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GAC shuffles management

January 4 - January 4 - GAC has begun 2016 with the appointment of four new managers to the group.

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