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Brown joins SAL in the USA thumbnail image

Brown joins SAL in the USA

June 17 - Phillip Brown has been appointed as vice president – projects for SAL Heavy Lift in the USA, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 570
Boskalis salvages Oman tankers thumbnail image

Boskalis salvages Oman tankers

June 17 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has been contracted to salvage and recover the two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week.
Views: 214
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DP World eyes NSR port operations

June 14 - Multinational port operator DP World has confirmed that it wants to operate a network of ports that Russia intends to build along the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 491
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Multipurpose charter rates remain stable

June 14 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained stable over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 650
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Buss launches JV with Idea

June 14 - Hamburg-based Buss Offshore Solutions and French logistics provider Idea established a joint venture that will serve the offshore market in France.
Views: 600
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Jumbo lands Yunlin contract

June 13 - Jumbo has been awarded the contract to transport and install wind turbine structures for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Views: 776
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Heavy Lift Awards shortlist announced

June 12 - After a rigorous judging process by our panel of industry experts, the shortlist has been revealed for the Heavy Lift Awards 2019.
Views: 1045
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CargoGulf teams up with Kestrel

June 12 - CargoGulf is expanding its services in the UK with the appointment of Kestrel Liner Agencies as its agent in the country.
Views: 745
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Let’s go fly a “K”ite

June 11 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is installing an automated kite system onto one of its bulkers.
Views: 970
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Andreone joins PRPA board

June 11 - Rita Andreone has been appointed to the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) board of directors for a term of three years, effective June 2, 2019.
Views: 736
DHL launches online booking tool thumbnail image

DHL launches online booking tool

June 10 - DHL Global Forwarding has launched an online service for comparing quotations and making instant bookings for air and ocean freight, as well as door-to-door shipments.
Views: 1003
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Hynekamp appointed WW Solutions COO

June 10 - Mike Hynekamp has been named chief operating officer at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WW Solutions), replacing Ray Fitzgerald.
Views: 1007
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Going green with Wagenborg

June 10 - Royal Wagenborg has made a series of ‘green improvements’ to its ro-ro ship Bothniaborg during the vessel’s 15-year renewal survey at a shipyard in Tallinn, Estonia.
Views: 906
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Kalala steps up at Bolloré

June 10 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics has appointed Éric Kalala as its chief executive officer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 869
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Broshuis wins EUR50 mn trailer order

June 7 - US Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), in collaboration with Oshkosh Defense, placed an order with Broshuis for 170 PL2 pendular axle semi-low loaders.
Views: 1064
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Berth construction finalised for Odessa

June 7 - The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), Louis Dreyfus Company Ukraine and Brooklyn-Kyiv have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of Berth 1-z at the port of Odessa.
Views: 1131
Chipolbrok watches the market ahead of newbuild order thumbnail image

Chipolbrok watches the market ahead of newbuild order

June 6 - In the midst of challenging times for the multipurpose shipping industry, Chinese-Polish carrier Chipolbrok is observing the market developments closely as it discusses the addition of four vessels to its fleet. 
Views: 1325
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Leipzig/Halle eyes investment programme

June 6 - Leipzig/Halle Airport has confirmed that it will develop new apron areas, logistics and office buildings, as well as a second dedicated freight centre. 
Views: 1165
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RRS continues rapid expansion

June 5 - Portsmouth, UK-based Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has acquired Aberdeen-based Plantshifters. 
Views: 1334
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Omega Morgan partners with Morrow for wind shipment

June 5 - The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, is teaming up with Omega Morgan to handle the movement of wind turbine blades to the Montague Wind Power facility near Arlington. 
Views: 1390
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FH Bertling Ltd fined by SFO

June 4 - FH Bertling Ltd, the former subsidiary of Bertling Logistics, was handed a GBP850,000 (USD1 million) fine for its involvement in the bribery case relating to an oil exploration project in Angola.
Views: 1483
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HLPFI heads to transport logistic

June 4 - Executives from the global logistics industry are gathering in Munich this week for transport logistic and HLPFI hopes to see you there.
Views: 1197
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating challenging times thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating challenging times

June 4 - As risks to the global market economy stack up, HLPFI highlights some of the major challenges facing forwarders and shipping lines operating in the project logistics sector.
Views: 1273
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Trio joins Daseke board

June 4 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has appointed Ena Williams, Chuck Serianni and Kim Warmbier to its board of directors.
Views: 1400
ABC and CLA go digital with cargo.one thumbnail image

ABC and CLA go digital with cargo.one

June 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) are entering into a global partnership with the online booking platform cargo.one.
Views: 1392
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Khan joins dship

June 3 - dship Carriers has appointed Ibrahim Khan as its chartering manager in Mumbai, India.
Views: 1503
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Lantin joins PRPA board

June 3 - Peter Lantin has joined Canada’s Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA) board of directors for a three-year term, replacing board member Bud Smith. 
Views: 1324
Marguisa and UHL target West Africa thumbnail image

Marguisa and UHL target West Africa

June 3 - Spain’s Marguisa Shipping Lines is teaming up with United Heavy Lift (UHL) to offer a joint multipurpose service to West Africa. 
Views: 1680
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Horizon Terminals expands at Freeport

June 3 - Horizon Terminal Services is expanding its operations at Port Freeport in Texas with 20 acres (8.1 ha) of space for additional automobiles and ro-ro cargo.
Views: 1437
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Cosco opens European office

June 3 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has set up a European office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
Views: 1513
Brockmann joins AAL thumbnail image

Brockmann joins AAL

May 31 - AAL has appointed Marc-Oliver Brockmann as its European commercial manager.
Views: 1699
Martin Bencher universally certified thumbnail image

Martin Bencher universally certified

May 31 - All of Martin Bencher’s 29 offices across 19 countries have been certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.
Views: 1453
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Cook joins Port Houston

May 31 - Leah (Martinez) Cook has joined Port Houston as director of marketing and branding.
Views: 1465
Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund thumbnail image

Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund

May 31 - The heavy lift and multipurpose shipping sector faces its own set of unique challenges when it comes to attracting finance for both tonnage and operations.
Views: 1737
Allseas Global Logistics takes Naxco stake thumbnail image

Allseas Global Logistics takes Naxco stake

May 28 - UK-headquartered Allseas Global Logistics has acquired a 17.5 percent stake in France-based integrated shipping and logistics company Naxco Group.
Views: 1950
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StormGeo appoints Mortensen

May 28 - Weather intelligence and decision support service provider StormGeo has appointed Carsten Mortensen as non-executive chairman of its board of directors.
Views: 1722
USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico thumbnail image

USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

May 24 - The USA is removing steel and aluminium tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, with all retaliatory tariffs on US goods and any pending litigation also coming to an end.
Views: 1764
Maxim names duo for Pacific Northwest thumbnail image

Maxim names duo for Pacific Northwest

May 24 - Maxim Crane Works has appointed Travis Wilt and Alex Clark to lead the expansion of its services in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. 
Views: 1964
PPG restructures training course thumbnail image

PPG restructures training course

May 24 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) has restructured its project cargo forwarding training course into a one-day format.
Views: 1835
Crosby acquires Gunnebo Industries thumbnail image

Crosby acquires Gunnebo Industries

May 24 - Lifting, rigging and material handling equipment supplier the Crosby Group has acquired Sweden-headquartered Gunnebo Industries from Nordic private equity firm Segulah.
Views: 1938
Volumes rise with ABC thumbnail image

Volumes rise with ABC

May 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) said that demand for its oversized and heavy cargoes transport services continued to grow in the first four months of 2019, with volumes up 3 percent year-on-year to more than 11,000 tonnes.
Views: 1681
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Mammoet in Meyer takeover

May 22 - Mammoet has agreed to acquire heavy lifting, installation and assembly specialist Meyer Anlagenbau.
Views: 2213
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Grool appointed at Zeaborn Ship Management

May 22 - Rob Grool has been appointed ceo of Zeaborn Ship Management. He succeeds Holger Strack, who has been acting as the company’s interim ceo since the beginning of the year.
Views: 1810
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Breakbulk Europe kicks off

May 21 - More than 550 exhibitors are preparing for the start of this year’s Breakbulk Europe exhibition, which kicks off later today in Bremen. 
Views: 1900
Multipurpose charter rates dip thumbnail image

Multipurpose charter rates dip

May 21 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have declined over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2072
Drake closes Cometto deal for ANI thumbnail image

Drake closes Cometto deal for ANI

May 20 - The Drake Group, in its capacity as representative of the Cometto brand in Australia, has received an order from Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI) for 16 self-propelled MSPE modules.
Views: 1928
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Dsouza joins Virgin Atlantic 

May 20 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has named Bosco Dsouza as its account manager in Melbourne as the airline looks to continue its expansion in Australia. 
Views: 1922
Demag duo for Cosmo thumbnail image

Demag duo for Cosmo

May 20 - Australia’s Cosmo Cranes has added two Demag all-terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 1833
Crowley realigns activities thumbnail image

Crowley realigns activities

May 17 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has realigned its shipping and solutions business units in a bid to enhance its focus on non-asset based customer solutions.
Views: 2082
Bob Felix joins UTC thumbnail image

Bob Felix joins UTC

May 17 - UTC Overseas has appointed Bob Felix to its rail logistics team as director of specialised projects.
Views: 2341
Qube in LCR takeover thumbnail image

Qube in LCR takeover

May 17 - Australia-based Qube Holdings has acquired industrial logistics service provider LCR Group in a deal valued at AUD135 million (USD93.2 million).
Views: 2068
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First female head for BIMCO

May 17 - Şadan Kaptanoğlu was elected president of the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) at the group’s general meeting in Athens.
Views: 1839
Damen opens in Helsinki thumbnail image

Damen opens in Helsinki

May 16 - Damen has opened an office in Helsinki as it looks to take advantage of Finland’s engineering expertise.
Views: 2099
HM Global opts for Arkon thumbnail image

HM Global opts for Arkon

May 16 - Turkey-based HM Global Projects has appointed Arkon Shipping & Projects as its chartering agent. 
Views: 2132
ACS relocates Moscow base thumbnail image

ACS relocates Moscow base

May 16 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Moscow, Russia, operation to larger premises in the city.
Views: 1867
Maersk progresses with logistics integration thumbnail image

Maersk progresses with logistics integration

May 16 - APM Terminals Inland Services will be integrated into Maersk Logistics & Services from August 1, 2019, as the shipping company looks to develop its landside service offering.
Views: 1932
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Oakley acquires learning platforms

May 16 - KVH Industries has sold its maritime training business, Videotel, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for USD90 million.
Views: 1838
Scrubber debate rumbles on thumbnail image

Scrubber debate rumbles on

May 16 - As the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC74) meets this week in London, several environmental organisations have raised concerns about the use of scrubbers as an alternative compliance mechanism for the looming 2020 sulphur regulations.
Views: 2011
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POSH sets up in Brunei

May 16 - PACC Offshore Services (POSH) has established a Brunei-based associated company.
Views: 1804
Industry gathered at AntwerpXL thumbnail image

Industry gathered at AntwerpXL

May 15 - Last week, more than 3,000 logistics professionals attended the inaugural AntwerpXL exhibition from May 7-9.
Views: 1866
GTI completes Jetco acquisition thumbnail image

GTI completes Jetco acquisition

May 15 - Canada’s GTI Transport Solutions has acquired Jetco, a Houston-based haulier that specialises in flatbed, heavy and intermodal logistics.
Views: 2156
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Tariff hikes cause concern

May 14 - The escalating bilateral trade war between the USA and China is reverberating across international markets.
Views: 1942
US Ex-Im Bank revived thumbnail image

US Ex-Im Bank revived

May 13 - The US Senate confirmed Kimberly Reed as president of the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank), along with Spencer Bachus III and Judith DelZoppo Pryor as members of the board of directors.
Views: 2094
Octra and Vanguard team up thumbnail image

Octra and Vanguard team up

May 13 - Paris-headquartered Octra and Johannesburg-based Vanguard have entered a strategic partnership to serve clients in the energy, automotive, renewables and mining industries.
Views: 2229
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Kern elected at Panalpina 

May 10 - Panalpina’s annual general meeting has named Thomas Kern as chairman of the board. 
Views: 2409
Saudia expands Asian connections thumbnail image

Saudia expands Asian connections

May 10 - Saudia Cargo has added weekly freighter services to Guangzhou, China and Mumbai, India to its network. 
Views: 2193
Boskalis vessel hijacked in Africa thumbnail image

Boskalis vessel hijacked in Africa

May 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster’s heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was hijacked on May 5, 2019 offshore Equatorial Guinea.
Views: 2391
Entrec reports growth for Q1 thumbnail image

Entrec reports growth for Q1

May 9 - Entrec reported year-on-year revenue growth of 10 percent during the first quarter of 2019, but the company’s president and ceo John Stevens said revenue fell below the company’s expectations.
Views: 2077
London calling for Blue Water thumbnail image

London calling for Blue Water

May 9 - Blue Water Shipping has opened an office in London, UK that will focus on supporting the oil and energy industries.
Views: 2118
Service upgrades at APL thumbnail image

Service upgrades at APL

May 9 - APL is adding port calls in southern China and the Philippines to its Japan, Thailand, Vietnam (JTV) service.
Views: 2018
Klema places Demag order thumbnail image

Klema places Demag order

May 8 - Munich-based crane specialist Klema has placed an order with Terex for a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2084
Universal Foundation to relocate thumbnail image

Universal Foundation to relocate

May 8 - Universal Foundation, part of the Fred. Olsen Ocean group, is moving from its facilities in Aalborg to Fredericia, Denmark.
Views: 2001
Kerry names Stoekenbroek thumbnail image

Kerry names Stoekenbroek

May 8 - Kerry Logistics has appointed Martin Stoekenbroek as its managing director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
Views: 2007
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SC&RA names officers

May 8 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has elected its officers for the 2019-2020 term at its annual conference awards and dinner at the Omni La Costa Resort in California.
Views: 2048
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Martel to step up at Marseille

May 7 - Hervé Martel has been named interim managing director of the Marseille-Fos port authority following his nomination by the French transport minister.
Views: 2047
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Walker in at ABP

May 7 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Julian Walker as chief commercial officer, effective September 2.
Views: 2128
Arkon secures Hass deal thumbnail image

Arkon secures Hass deal

May 7 - Hass Logistic Ghana (HLG) and Hass Freight Ghana (HFG) have appointed Arkon Shipping & Projects as their representative and commercial agent.
Views: 2184
ALE readies to launch SK10,000 thumbnail image

ALE readies to launch SK10,000

May 6 - ALE has launched its 10,000-tonne capacity SK10,000 ring crane at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Texas, USA.
Views: 2266
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MACS names Zuidnatie in Antwerp

May 3 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed the Zuidnatie Breakbulk terminal for its port calls in Antwerp.
Views: 2367
M-Star readies project division thumbnail image

M-Star readies project division

May 3 - M-Star Freight Services is preparing to launch a corporate project division – M-Star Projects – at next week’s AntwerpXL exhibition.
Views: 2328
AKM places Terex order thumbnail image

AKM places Terex order

May 3 - Munich-based AKM Autokranvermietung has placed an order with Terex for two Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2280
Allseas wins Equinor contract thumbnail image

Allseas wins Equinor contract

May 3 - Equinor Energy selected Allseas for the removal, transfer, load-in and disposal of the 48,000-tonne Statfjord A platform topsides.
Views: 3016
CSA 2020: Ports could revoke scrubber bans thumbnail image

CSA 2020: Ports could revoke scrubber bans

May 3 - According to the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), it has received written approvals and ‘no objection’ letters from several port authorities indicating that they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters.
Views: 2032
Huisman delivers in 3D thumbnail image

Huisman delivers in 3D

May 3 - Huisman is delivering two 3D-printed crane hooks, which will be used in the maritime and offshore industries, for OOS International.
Views: 2329
Collett introduces LoCity Driving course thumbnail image

Collett introduces LoCity Driving course

May 2 - UK-based Training4Transport, a division of Collett Holdings, has introduced a certificate of professional competence (CPC) course designed to give drivers an insight into ways to reduce fuel use and emissions.
Views: 2373
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Freja rings the changes

May 2 - Former Freja Denmark managing director Ulrik Rasmussen is replacing Jørgen Hansen as group ceo.
Views: 2236
Stockholm Norvik Port progresses thumbnail image

Stockholm Norvik Port progresses

May 2 - Sweden’s Ports of Stockholm is progressing with the construction of Stockholm Norvik Port, which is set to open in May 2020.
Views: 2318
HWH corridor gets a boost with Morrow grant thumbnail image

HWH corridor gets a boost with Morrow grant

May 2 - The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, has been awarded a USD19.4 million grant to fund infrastructure projects at the marine terminals within the port. 
Views: 2640
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Zier named at Crowley

May 2 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has named Jonathan Zier as manager of business development - offshore services in Houston, Texas.
Views: 2031
Dollman steps up at Air Partner thumbnail image

Dollman steps up at Air Partner

May 2 - Air Partner has appointed Paul Dollman as non-executive director of the company, effective immediately.
Views: 2008
Cattani rebrands to Barnhart thumbnail image

Cattani rebrands to Barnhart

May 1 - Illinois-based Cattani Crane is rebranding as Barnhart, the latter having acquired Cattani four years ago.
Views: 2290
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins Moray East contract thumbnail image

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins Moray East contract

May 1 - MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has awarded a contract to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier for the installation of 100 V164 9.5 MW turbines for the Moray East project off the east coast of Scotland.
Views: 2624
Mammoet targets Antwerp petrochemicals thumbnail image

Mammoet targets Antwerp petrochemicals

May 1 - Mammoet Belgium has opened a base at the port of Antwerp aimed at supporting the region’s petrochemical and industrial sectors.
Views: 2442
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GAC opens branch in Ras Laffan

May 1 - GAC Qatar has opened an office in Ras Laffan Industrial City in response to growing demand for its shipping and logistics services at the port.
Views: 2198
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WFW advises on Zeamarine acquisition

May 1 - Zeaborn Group selected Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) to advise on the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Zeamarine from its joint venture partner, New Mountain Capital.
Views: 2412
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Terex sells more product lines

May 1 - Terex has sold its boom truck, truck crane and crossover product lines to Load King – a subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source.
Views: 2812
CIMC secures Wallenius-SOL ro-ro order thumbnail image

CIMC secures Wallenius-SOL ro-ro order

April 30 - Wallenius-SOL, the recently formed joint venture between Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line (SOL), has contracted CIMC for the construction of four LNG-powered ro-ro vessels.
Views: 2014
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SAL teams up with Intermare in Italy

April 30 - SAL Heavy Lift has established official representation in the Italian market through a partnership with Genoa-based Intermare Group.
Views: 2277
Damen showcases InvaSave 300 thumbnail image

Damen showcases InvaSave 300

April 30 - Damen Green Solutions is touring its InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system around Europe to demonstrate its effectiveness in complying with the upcoming International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) regulations.
Views: 1887
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Green vessels for Finnlines

April 30 - Knud E. Hansen has signed a contract with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China for the construction of three ro-ro vessels, designed in close cooperation with Finnlines.
Views: 1847
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UAL and BOCS team up

April 29 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) and BOCS Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) are combining their liner services and vessels that operate from Europe to West Africa.
Views: 2262
JAS names Pei Wang thumbnail image

JAS names Pei Wang

April 29 - JAS China & Hong Kong has appointed Pei Wang as head of global and multinational accounts.
Views: 2021
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Johnson elected at Tacoma

April 26 - The port of Tacoma, part of the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), has elected Eric Johnson as its executive director.
Views: 2094
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Cargolux flies high in 2018

April 26 - For the second year running, Cargolux has reported an increase in net profit after tax, despite softening demand for its services in the second half of 2018.
Views: 2284
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Silva steps up at Dachser

April 26 - Celestino Silva has been appointed managing director of Dachser’s European Logistics (EL) Iberia business unit.
Views: 2008
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Aune joins Wallem Group

April 26 - John-Kaare Aune has been appointed as managing director, ship management for Wallem Group.
Views: 2024
ACE Belgium readies for launch thumbnail image

ACE Belgium readies for launch

April 25 - ACE Belgium Freighters is preparing to launch its scheduled and charter services out of Liège Airport after receiving its air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority.
Views: 2051
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Carrick joins ACS board

April 25 - UK-headquartered charter specialist Air Charter Service (ACS) has named Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to its group board.
Views: 2038
Scott-Macon adds with Tadano thumbnail image

Scott-Macon adds with Tadano

April 25 - USA-based Scott-Macon Equipment has purchased four Tadano Mantis telescopic boom crawler cranes.
Views: 1892
Baltimore sets cargo record thumbnail image

Baltimore sets cargo record

April 24 - Combined international cargo throughput at the state-owned and privately owned marine terminals at the port of Baltimore totalled a record 43 million tons in 2018.
Views: 2448
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Macnaughton joins Air Partner

April 24 - UK-headquartered charter broker Air Partner has appointed Kevin Macnaughton as managing director, charter, with immediate effect.
Views: 1867
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MACS appoints UAL America as agent

April 23 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Universal Africa Lines, America (UAL America) as its sales agent in Texas, effective June 1, 2019.
Views: 2480
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EU recognises Scheuerle and Kamag

April 23 - The EU Commissioner for budget and human resources, Günther Oettinger, congratulated TII Group for a combined 200 years of innovation and competence at its subsidiaries, Scheuerle and Kamag.
Views: 2056
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Ceva launches BRI block train

April 22 - Ceva Logistics North Asia has launched a block train service from China to Europe as the company looks to tap into the potential of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 2265
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Crowley promotes Sandra Goranovic

April 22 - Crowley Maritime has appointed Sandra Goranovic as vice president of finance and accounting for the Crowley Shipping business unit.
Views: 2091
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Penman joins Malin React

April 22 - Malin Group has named Graham Penman as business unit manager of its recently launched Malin React division.
Views: 5014
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Big Bend Channel expanded

April 22 - Port Tampa Bay in Florida has completed the USD63 million expansion of the Big Bend Channel, one year ahead of schedule.
Views: 2218
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Crosby delivers training courses

April 19 - The Crosby Group has conducted two rigging training courses in the USA on behalf of its distribution partner, B.C. Wire Rope & Rigging.
Views: 2210
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Egbert joins at Weserport

April 19 - Rudolf Egbert has been appointed to the management of Bremen-based terminal operator Weserport.
Views: 2462
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Ritchie realigns in North America

April 19 - Ritchie Bros has made two senior appointments, effective July 1, 2019, as the company aims to realign its organisation in North America.
Views: 2203
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Panalpina improves profitability

April 18 - In the first three months of 2019, Panalpina boosted its profitability by 15 percent compared to the same period of last year.
Views: 2554
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Wallem sets out strategy change

April 18 - Wallem has rebranded its corporate identity to reflect the company’s updated strategy and service offering. 
Views: 2444
Zeaborn to take full control of Zeamarine thumbnail image

Zeaborn to take full control of Zeamarine

April 18 - The Zeaborn Group has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining shares in Zeamarine – the joint venture with Intermarine that was established in May 2018.
Views: 2443
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MACS and UAL launch joint service

April 17 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have launched a joint multipurpose service from Europe to East Africa.
Views: 2610
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Project market clouded by slowing trade

April 17 - Rates will improve in the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector through 2019 fuelled by rising volumes of project cargo traffic, but prospects thereafter are muted by an anticipated slowdown in world trade.
Views: 2175
Bahri eyes APAC market thumbnail image

Bahri eyes APAC market

April 17 - International logistics and shipping company Bahri has launched a corporate strategy that aims to bolster its position in the Asia Pacific (APAC) maritime sector.
Views: 2362
FIATA searches for director general thumbnail image

FIATA searches for director general

April 17 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) is seeking a new director general to succeed Hans Guenther Kersten.
Views: 2020
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WTS design approved

April 17 - Classification society DNV GL awarded China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an approval in principle (AiP) certificate for its wind turbine shuttle (WTS) concept.
Views: 2180
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AntwerpXL conference programme finalised

April 16 - Easyfairs, the company behind the upcoming AntwerpXL exhibition, has finalised the conference programme for the three-day event, which takes place from May 7-9.
Views: 2148
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Multiple orders for Terex

April 16 - Terex received multiple crane orders at this year’s bauma exhibition, which took place last week in Munich.
Views: 2248
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Dimerco opens in Seattle

April 15 - Taiwan-headquartered Dimerco has expanded its North American network by opening an office in Seattle.
Views: 2020
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Lowe joins Freeport

April 15 - Port Freeport has appointed Rob Lowe as director of administration and chief financial officer. 
Views: 2148
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ESTA honours members with 2019 awards

April 12 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2019 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have excelled in their field of operations.
Views: 2540
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M&M expands in Europe

April 12 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) is building a logistics facility, covering approximately 2,600 sq m, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Views: 2218
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CSA welcomes SAMSA scrubber decision

April 12 - The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has welcomed the decision by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to accept all types of approved exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for use in its territorial waters.
Views: 2369
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SRT restructures

April 12 - SRT Transportation Solutions, a Houston-based heavy rail transport logistics management company, has restructured its business.
Views: 1641
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Shipping associations join forces

April 11 - Three shipowner associations representing more than 90 percent of the global merchant fleet have agreed to strengthen ties in a bid to tackle geopolitical threats affecting the sector.
Views: 1991
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Panalpina nominates Kern

April 10 - Panalpina’s board of directors is proposing to elect Thomas Kern as chairman of the board at its annual general meeting (AGM) on May 9.
Views: 2220
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ALS opens in Stockholm

April 9 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has increased its Scandinavian coverage by opening an office in Sweden.
Views: 1897
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Record year for Liebherr

April 9 - The Liebherr Group has achieved an annual turnover of over EUR10 billion (USD11.3 billion) for the first time in the company’s history. 
Views: 2021
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Changes at the top for UHL

April 9 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) has appointed Lars Bonnesen as managing director and Christian Monsted as general manager, as Lars Rolner takes on the position of managing director of the holding company, United Shipping Group.
Views: 2844
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Nord/LB exits ship financing

April 8 - Germany bank Nord/LB has confirmed that it will withdraw from the ship financing sector.
Views: 2149
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GAC sets up in Guyana

April 8 - GAC has established GAC Logistics and Shipping (Guyana), which will provide support for oil and gas clients in the Atlantic region of South America.
Views: 2083
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BIMCO to open office in Athens

April 8 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is opening an office in Athens later this year.
Views: 1710
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Thwin joins Air Partner

April 5 - Air Partner, a global aviation services group, has appointed Oscar Thwin as its Asia Pacific vice president of freight.
Views: 2503
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AntwerpXL readies for first show

April 4 - The new three-day breakbulk, ro-ro and heavy lift project cargo event, AntwerpXL, is readying for its inaugural show, which takes place from May 7-9 this year at the Antwerp Expo.
Views: 1930
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Jill joins Fred. Olsen's fleet

April 3 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a long-term time charter agreement with Falcon Global that will see the jack-up vessel Jill join its fleet.
Views: 2251
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Hemmingsen to leave Mærsk

April 3 - A.P. Møller - Mærsk has announced that Claus Hemmingsen is stepping down as vice ceo and ceo of the energy division.
Views: 1942
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Spliethoff-BigLift UK established

April 2 - The Spliethoff Group has established Spliethoff-BigLift UK to expand and develop the commercial representation of both companies in the UK.
Views: 2161
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Air Partner names Warner

April 2 - Ed Warner has been appointed as the non-executive chair of Air Partner, effective April 1, 2019.
Views: 1763
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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Risking the supply chain

April 2 - A worrying and increasingly prominent trend is the amount of risk being shouldered by those active in the project logistics supply chain. David Kershaw reports.
Views: 1616
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Panalpina agrees DSV takeover bid

April 1 - DSV and Panalpina have reached an agreement to join forces in a deal worth approximately CHF4.6 billion (USD4.6 billion). 
Views: 3291
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SAL sets up Spanish entity

April 1 - SAL Heavy Lift, in partnership with Grupo Davila, has established a new entity that will represent the heavy lift shipping line in the Spanish market.
Views: 2057
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Renee Toh takes on Ceva role

April 1 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Renee Toh as global head of ocean procurement and trade lane management.
Views: 1751
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Officers elected at Duluth

April 1 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has elected Rick Revoir as president of the board of commissioners, succeeding Ray Klosowski, who completed his two-year term. 
Views: 1643
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Straightpoint rental stock heads to LGH

March 29 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the rental fleet of Straightpoint, as the load cell manufacturer looks to exit the hire market.
Views: 1699
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Mottola steps down from Bechtel

March 29 - Dennis Mottola, Corporate Manager of Logistics and Manager of Bechtel Global Logistics (BGL) retired on March 1, 2019, after more than 21 years of service with Bechtel and an illustrious career in the project logistics supply chain.
Views: 2148
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Scholte to leave Jan de Rijk

March 28 - Sebastiaan Scholte is stepping down as ceo of Jan de Rijk Logistics after nine years with the company. 
Views: 1701
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UK P&I sets up Dutch operation

March 28 - In preparation for the UK's departure from the European Union (EU), the UK P&I Club has gained approval from financial regulators in the Netherlands to establish a Rotterdam-based subsidiary, UK P&I Club N.V. (UKNV).
Views: 2301
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ESTA receives MEP backing

March 27 - Caroline Nagtegaal, a Dutch member of the European parliament (MEP), has penned a letter to the European Commission (EC) in support of ESTA's calls to develop heavy transport corridors and harmonise the permit issuing process across Europe.
Views: 1617
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Edirisinghe named CEO in Sri Lanka

March 27 - Ravi Edirisinghe has been named director/chief executive officer of GAC in Sri Lanka, replacing Mahesh Kurukulasuriya, who continues to be a member of the group’s board of directors.
Views: 1676
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Cook steps up at deugro

March 26 - deugro has appointed Emma Cook as business development director – Oceania.
Views: 2107
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DHL details supply chain risks

March 26 - DHL’s Resilience360 has released its first annual risk report, examining last year’s major supply chain challenges while identifying trends that will shape the risk landscape in 2019.
Views: 2092
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MacGregor's TTS deal delayed

March 26 - MacGregor’s acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group has been postponed to the second quarter of 2019.
Views: 1700
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B&H opens in Prague

March 25 - Aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide has opened a branch in Prague, Czech Republic. It has appointed Jakub Ptacnik as business development manager to head up the office.
Views: 1604
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Noatum in MIQ takeover

March 22 - Noatum Logistics has signed a definitive agreement to acquire USA-based MIQ Logistics. The agreement is expected to close in the coming weeks. 
Views: 2195
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Lindecamp joins Port Manatee

March 21 - Florida’s Port Manatee has appointed Abby Lindecamp to the newly created position of deputy director of business administration and finance.
Views: 1804
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Mammoet strengthens UAE capabilities

March 21 - Heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet has bolstered its presence in Abu Dhabi on the back of “an influx” of investment in the UAE’s oil and gas, power, water and transportation sectors.
Views: 1794
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Prosetti joins TGP

March 20 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has appointed Walter Prosetti as global chartering director with immediate effect.
Views: 1877
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Entwistle steps down

March 20 - Janet Entwistle has stepped down as ceo of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire.
Views: 2007
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McFadden joins Trail King

March 20 - Trail King Industries has appointed Rod McFadden as a district sales manager. He will support sales and dealer relationships in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, USA.
Views: 2046
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CMA nears 90 percent stake in Ceva

March 19 - France-headquartered container shipping line CMA CGM is on course to control 89.47 percent of the shares in Swiss freight forwarder Ceva Logistics following a public tender.
Views: 1905
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Hojland up at Saudia Cargo

March 18 - Saudia Cargo has appointed Per Hojland as executive director, cargo operations worldwide.
Views: 1763
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Charter rates hold steady

March 18 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained flat over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 1790
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Hamilton on acquisition trail

March 15 - Bermuda-based Hamilton Insurance Group has signed a definitive agreement with Liberty Mutual Group to acquire the Pembroke Managing Agency platform at Lloyd’s and Ironshore Europe DAC (IEDAC).
Views: 2103
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Pintsch Bubenzer expands US team 

March 15 - Pintsch Bubenzer has strengthened its sales team in the USA with the appointment of Mike Sparks and Jim Fields. 
Views: 1960
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Bolloré teams up with CLS in Ethiopia

March 14 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CLS Logistics that outlines plans to establish a joint venture in Ethiopia.
Views: 2631
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Roll Group awarded Total contract

March 14 - Roll Group has secured a contract to transport 24 modules for Total’s ethane cracker project in the USA.
Views: 2568
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Steel cut for OHT newbuild

March 13 - The first steel has been cut for Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) Ulstein-designed semi-submersible heavy lift crane vessel at China Merchant Heavy Industry’s (CMHI) yard in China.
Views: 2136
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Marmedsa expands Houston facilities

March 13 - Noatum Maritime, through its Marmedsa Oil & Gas division, has expanded its capacity in the USA by opening a larger warehouse in Houston.
Views: 2203
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Bauckham returns to ACS

March 12 - Tony Bauckham, former ceo of Air Charter Service (ACS), has returned the charter broker as a Brexit consultant.
Views: 2323
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UECC signs newbuilding contract

March 12 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has signed a contract for the construction of two new generation pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard.
Views: 2120
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DNV GL qualifies QUAD method

March 12 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has received a DNV GL technology qualification certificate for its QUAD lifting method, which has been established to install and/or remove oversized topsides or jackets.
Views: 2186
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DP World commits to Kazakhstan

March 11 - Dubai-headquartered DP World has reaffirmed its intention to invest in new port and logistics infrastructure in Kazakhstan, following the signing of two framework agreements relating to special economic zones (SEZ) in Aktau and Khorgos.
Views: 2213
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Nurminen names new CEO

March 11 - Nurminen Logistics has appointed Ville Iho as ceo, effective March 18, 2019.
Views: 2284
ITI establishes UK subsidiary thumbnail image

ITI establishes UK subsidiary

March 8 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has established a Birmingham-headquartered subsidiary in the UK.
Views: 2076
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen joins CSA 2020

March 8 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen has joined the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), increasing the organisation's membership to 35 shipowners operating a combined fleet of almost 2,500 vessels.
Views: 2784
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Frölich steps up at Lankhorst

March 8 - Lankhorst Ropes, which manufactures and supplies a range of fibre ropes to the maritime, oil and gas, and crane industries, has appointed Mark Pieter Frölich as commercial director for its North American operations. 
Views: 2419
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Maynard steps up at Terex

March 7 - Terex Cranes has appointed Lee Maynard as global sales director for its tower cranes business unit.
Views: 2381
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SCC adds Polanco office

March 7 - Siem Car Carriers (SCC) has opened an office in Polanco, Mexico City.
Views: 2173
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Ivie joins ACS board of directors

March 7 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed its human resources director, Katie Ivie, to its board of directors, with immediate effect.
Views: 2166
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Opportunities in emerging markets

March 6 - The logistics industry forecasts that emerging markets will grow at a healthy rate of 5 percent in 2019 but many executives are bracing for a crisis, according to Agility’s emerging market index.
Views: 2480
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Conceptum names Kellet

March 6 - Conceptum Logistics has appointed Rachel Kellet as route development director - China and India. 
Views: 2736
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New sales manager at Hovago

March 6 - Hovago Cranes has appointed Tiemen Reitsma as the company’s international sales manager.
Views: 2349
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Carlile joins Toll Group

March 5 - Melbourne-headquartered logistics services company Toll Group has appointed Kate Carlile as chief legal officer, effective immediately.
Views: 2234
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GAC to focus on project logistics in India

March 5 - GAC Shipping (India) has appointed Jayakumar Gopalakrishnan as general manager, projects and breakbulk, as the company looks to tap into increasing demand for project logistics services in the country.
Views: 2478
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Smedegaard to step down from DFDS

March 4 - Niels Smedegaard will step down as ceo of DFDS at the end of April, after leading the company for more than 12 years.
Views: 2233
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Miller steps up at OXBO

March 4 - OXBO Mega Transport Solutions has appointed Richard Miller as chief operating officer.
Views: 2343
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Mund+Bruns names Rieger in China

March 4 - Mund+Bruns has appointed David Rieger as country manager for its subsidiary Mund+Bruns Marine and Cargo Consulting (Shanghai) in China.
Views: 1969
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Boskalis to sell Kotug Smit

March 4 - Royal Boskalis Westminster and Kotug International have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to sell its joint venture Kotug Smit Towage to the Boluda Group.
Views: 2356
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C.H. Robinson acquires Space Cargo

March 1 - C.H. Robinson has acquired the Space Cargo Group, which provides freight forwarding, Customs brokerage and logistics services in Spain and Colombia, for approximately USD48 million. 
Views: 2549
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Laso opens in Germany

March 1 - Portugal’s Laso Transportes has established a German subsidiary, Laso Deutschland.
Views: 2224
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Dutch court rules on Fairstar

March 1 - Last month, an Amsterdam court ruled that the former directors of Fairstar Heavy Transport must pay compensation to the owners of the company, following the purchase of a semi-submersible vessel.
Views: 2896
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High five for Vladivostok

February 28 - The Commercial Port of Vladivostok, part of the Fesco Transportation Group, will receive five port cranes in 2020.
Views: 2698
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Toll Group unveils vessel duo

February 28 - Australia’s Toll Group has unveiled its latest general cargo vessel, Victorian Reliance II, at a naming ceremony at Webb Dock in Port Melbourne.
Views: 2249
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Changes to K+N board of directors

February 27 - David Kamenetzky, chief strategy and external affairs officer and member of the executive board of management at consumer goods company Anheuser-Busch Inbev, has been proposed for election to the board of directors of Kuehne + Nagel (K+N).
Views: 2185
California readies for offshore wind energy thumbnail image

California readies for offshore wind energy

February 26 - Domestic and international companies are looking to California’s offshore wind energy potential, as the first phases of a federal leasing process are put in place.
Views: 2103
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Kerry Logistics appoints Porta

February 26 - Kerry Logistics has appointed Marc Porta as managing director for its branches in Spain and Portugal.
Views: 2119
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DP World re-acquires P&O Ferries

February 25 - DP World has purchased P&O Ferries, the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters, in a deal valued at approximately USD421 million.
Views: 2741
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DEME integrates offshore activities

February 25 - Belgium-headquartered marine contractor DEME has integrated its various offshore subsidiaries, including GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea and EverSea, into one unit – DEME Offshore.
Views: 2160
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Hess expands fleet with Liebherr

February 25 - Düsseldorf, Germany-based Hess has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2 mobile crane.
Views: 2091
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ABC adds Dhaka call

February 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has expanded its international network with the addition of Dhaka, Bangladesh to its Asian services.
Views: 2102
Terex waves goodbye to Demag thumbnail image

Terex waves goodbye to Demag

February 25 - Terex has agreed to sell its Demag mobile cranes business unit to Tadano for approximately USD215 million.
Views: 2942
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CSA 2020 disappointed with EC scrubber proposal

February 22 - The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has expressed concerns over the European Commission’s (EC) proposal to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regarding the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems.
Views: 2594
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ABC inks Jettainer agreement

February 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has signed a leasing agreement with Jettainer for the provision of unit load devices (ULD) to support the airline's transportation of special cargoes.
Views: 2158
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Air Charter Service on the up in LAX

February 22 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its office size in Los Angeles as it continues its investment in California, USA.
Views: 2606
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GEFCO Group appoints five 

February 22 - GEFCO Group has made five senior appointments as it continues to expand its global freight forwarding business division. 
Views: 2813
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EMEA renewables to build on positive 2018

February 21 - The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows that Africa and the Middle East installed 962 MW capacity of onshore wind power in 2018, an increase of more than 300 MW compared to 2017. 
Views: 2786
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Setramar sells multipurpose unit

February 21 - International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has confirmed that it advised Italy's Armamento Setramar, part of the Setramar Group, on the sale of its vessel Pietro Benedetti.
Views: 2485
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ESTA decides on ECOL management

February 20 - The final structure of ESTA’s planned European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme is taking shape, as the organisation readies for its launch later this year.
Views: 2990
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Delta Cargo rebrands products

February 20 - Delta Cargo has rebranded its international product offering to align with global airline alliance SkyTeam Cargo, of which it is a member.
Views: 2012
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Biesterfeld appointed ceo

February 20 - Robert Biesterfeld will assume the role of ceo at C.H. Robinson, effective May 9, 2019, succeeding John Wiehoff.
Views: 2029
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RSS names Maslen

February 19 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Sean Maslen as regional sales manager for southwest UK.
Views: 13739
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Peel Ports invests in Great Yarmouth

February 19 - The UK’s port of Great Yarmouth, part of the Peel Ports group, has taken delivery of an LHM280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2919
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Tiong Woon sets up in Bangladesh

February 19 - Singapore-headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Bangladesh.
Views: 2389
Slowing growth threatens shipping thumbnail image

Slowing growth threatens shipping

February 19 - As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revises its predictions for global growth in 2019 and 2020 - down to 3.5 percent and 3.6 percent respectively - BIMCO says the risks are piling up for the shipping industry.
Views: 2320
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ARRC names TSL as agent

February 18 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) has appointed TSL Shipping & Trading as its sales agent in the US Gulf. 
Views: 2342
TRACE launches e-Gov portal thumbnail image

TRACE launches e-Gov portal

February 15 - Anti-bribery trade association TRACE International has launched its e-Gov Portal.
Views: 2691
Bolloré and Cosco strengthen ties thumbnail image

Bolloré and Cosco strengthen ties

February 15 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics and Cosco Shipping Lines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their commercial relationships, while exploring new opportunities for cooperation in transport, logistics and port infrastructure.
Views: 2633
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DSV ups Panalpina bid as Agility enters the fray

February 15 - Panalpina’s board of directors confirmed that it has received a revised, non-binding proposal from DSV to acquire the company at a price of CHF180 (USD178.9) per share, all in cash.
Views: 3249
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CMA CGM launches Ceva takeover

February 14 - France-based container shipping giant CMA CGM launched its USD1.65 billion public tender offer for Switzerland-headquartered Ceva Logistics on February 12.
Views: 2762
ACS opens in Atlanta thumbnail image

ACS opens in Atlanta

February 14 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened its sixth office in the USA in Atlanta, Georgia.
Views: 2333
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TT Club appoints Peers

February 14 - TT Club has appointed Andrew Peers as the senior underwriter of its UK, Nordic and Benelux underwriting team.
Views: 2108
Seafox 5 turns Blue thumbnail image

Seafox 5 turns Blue

February 14 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has renamed the jack-up vessel Seafox 5 to Blue Tern.
Views: 2261
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End in sight for Hansa Heavy Lift

February 12 - Dr. Christoph Morgen, preliminary insolvency administrator of Hansa Heavy Lift, has confirmed that the Hamburg-headquartered shipping line "will no longer have a business model at its disposal from March 2019 onwards".
Views: 3629
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OHT appoints Thornton

February 12 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has appointed Stuart Thornton as business development and tendering manager as it continues to expand.
Views: 2452
Boskalis secures LNG contract thumbnail image

Boskalis secures LNG contract

February 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a transportation contract that will see the Dutch shipping company deliver a number of large modules for a North American LNG export facility.
Views: 2855
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Tacoma names commission officers

February 8 - Clare Petrich has been appointed commission president at the port of Tacoma in Washington, USA, succeeding Don Meyer.
Views: 2702
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dship partners with ISLA

February 8 - dship Carriers has appointed Italian Shipping & Logistics Agency (ISLA) as its exclusive commercial agent in Italy. 
Views: 3131
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Woehrel to step down from Marseille Fos

February 8 - Christine Cabau Woehrel will step down from her position as ceo at Marseille Fos port authority upon completion of her five-year term in March.
Views: 2755
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Glen steps up at SpotSee

February 7 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer SpotSee has appointed Dale Glen as vice president of supply chain. 
Views: 2768
ALE settles in the USA thumbnail image

ALE settles in the USA

February 7 - As part of its US expansion, ALE has established a permanent branch in the I-10 energy corridor with the relocation of its office in Houston.
Views: 2508
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Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder

February 7 - Ulrich Strieder has assumed the role of operations director for the two Terex Cranes plants in Zweibrücken – Dinglerstraße and Wallerscheid.
Views: 3928
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Enerpac to showcase innovations at bauma

February 6 - Enerpac will showcase its expanded range of lifting systems for industrial movers and heavy lift contractors at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 3058
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Nord/LB ties up with DSGV

February 5 - Nord/LB has rejected a joint offer from two financial investors for a minority stake in the bank, as it focuses on a joint solution with the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV). 
Views: 3087
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New Swiss head for M+R Spedag

February 5 - M+R Spedag Group has appointed Boris Lukic as ceo in Switzerland, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 2434
BigMove establishes forwarding arm thumbnail image

BigMove establishes forwarding arm

February 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has established a project forwarding arm, BigMove Projekt.
Views: 2784
Jumbo pays tribute to founder thumbnail image

Jumbo pays tribute to founder

February 5 - Jumbo Maritime has released a tribute video on YouTube in honour of the late Hans Kahn, who founded the company in 1968.
Views: 2453
BDO completes Moore Stephens merger thumbnail image

BDO completes Moore Stephens merger

February 5 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has completed its partial merger with advisory BDO.
Views: 2484
Panalpina shareholder rejects DSV's bid thumbnail image

Panalpina shareholder rejects DSV's bid

February 4 - Panalpina’s largest shareholder, the Ernst Göhner Foundation, has rejected DSV’s USD4.1 billion offer to acquire the Swiss freight forwarder.
Views: 2956
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Ainscough builds upon safety culture

February 4 - In 2018, Ainscough Group launched an employee engagement application designed to improve communications between its workforce and build upon the company’s safety culture.
Views: 2779
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Van Weezel in at ABP

February 4 - UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Harm van Weezel as the group’s chief information officer.
Views: 2308
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Entries open for the Heavy Lift Awards

February 1 - Entries for the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards are open. Now is the time to submit your entries for a chance to gain recognition for your complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 3344
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BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik

February 1 - BKL Baukran Logistik has acquired mobile crane and heavy haulage provider Bruns Spezial Logistik, expanding the Munich-based crane specialist’s presence in north Germany.
Views: 3392
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Arndt joins deugro

February 1 - deugro has appointed Christian Arndt as senior vice president – oil and gas logistics. 
Views: 3242
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Natco appoints Kopp

January 31 - Lukas Kopp has been appointed as projects director at Natco AG and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Ruemlang, Switzerland.
Views: 3064
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Crowley promotes three 

January 30 - Crowley Logistics has made a trio of appointments, including the promotion of Patrick Collins to vice president of terminal operations. 
Views: 2362
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Kongstein teams up with GSL for US wind farms

January 30 - European offshore engineering and logistics service provider Kongstein has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with USA-based Green Shipping Line (GSL) to provide supply chain solutions for the offshore wind energy market in the USA. 
Views: 2226
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Easter arrives at Daseke

January 29 - Chris Easter has been appointed chief operating officer at North American specialised transport provider Daseke. 
Views: 2304
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Brack joins Columbia Shipmanagement

January 29 - Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) has appointed Joachim Brack as finance and commercial managing director, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 2506
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Ceva rejects CMA CGM's takeover bid

January 29 - The board of Ceva Logistics recommended that shareholders reject CMA CGM’s latest USD1.67 billion offer to acquire the remaining shares of the Swiss logistics company.
Views: 3049
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Marr secures Çanakkale contract

January 28 - Australia’s Marr Contracting will provide heavy lifting services for the 1915 Çanakkale bridge and highway project in Turkey using its M2480D heavy lift tower crane.
Views: 2689
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Registration opens for AntwerpXL

January 25 - Registration for the AntwerpXL exhibition, which takes place between May 7-9, 2019, has officially opened. 
Views: 2448
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Middle East to ramp up energy investments

January 25 - Rystad Energy said that up to USD240 billion of greenfield oil and gas investments could be sanctioned in 2019, with almost 25 percent of this coming from the Middle East region.
Views: 2358
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GAC expands in Norway

January 25 - GAC Norway has opened a branch in Tromsø, which is located 300 km north of the Arctic Circle.
Views: 2419
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Röhlig expands advisory board

January 25 - Germany’s Röhlig Logistics has appointed Verena Pausder and Jan Brorhilker to its advisory board.
Views: 2691
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First aircraft arrives for CLG

January 24 - CargoLogic Germany (CLG) has taken delivery of its first operated aircraft - a Boeing 737 freighter - at Leipzig/Halle airport.
Views: 2457
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Jugovich steps up at Duluth

January 23 - Duluth Seaway Port Authority has appointed Michael Jugovich as commissioner of its board.
Views: 2544
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Spliethoff acquires Hansa vessels

January 22 - The Spliethoff Group confirmed that it has acquired five multipurpose tweendeck vessels from Hansa Heavy Lift’s fleet.
Views: 3114
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deugro group names de Souza 

January 22 - deugro group has appointed Ivan Rodrigues de Souza as corporate vice president - sales and business development, effective January 28, 2019. 
Views: 2879
ABC readies for Boeing delivery thumbnail image

ABC readies for Boeing delivery

January 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has contracted Aviation Capital Group (ACG) to finance part of the acquisition of a Boeing 747-8 freighter, which is expected to be delivered to the Russian operator in February 2019. 
Views: 2391
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GAC expands to Uruguay 

January 22 - GAC has opened an office in Uruguay in response to a growing demand for its shipping services from the offshore oil and gas industry. 
Views: 2447
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HAV awarded POA

January 21 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind the development of the Airlander 10 aircraft, has been awarded production organisation approval (POA) from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Views: 2209
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CITB acquires Alaskan assets

January 18 - Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), a subsidiary of Foss Maritime, has agreed to purchase Crowley Vessel Sales Group’s assets in the Prudhoe Bay, Alaska region.
Views: 2796
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BBC targets yacht community

January 18 - Leer-headquartered multipurpose carrier, BBC Chartering, has launched a dedicated division for yacht transportation.
Views: 3170
Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide   thumbnail image

Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide  

January 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics, has appointed Ivan Liso as director of projects, EPC and Marine, for the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) regions. 
Views: 3399
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ABC flies high with XL cargoes

January 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw its volumes of ‘special commodities’ increase by over 25 percent in 2018.
Views: 2560
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OIA appoints Lovetro

January 17 - Keith Lovetro has been appointed ceo at OIA Global, the Portland, USA-based supply chain management company.
Views: 2733
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Meriaura appoints two

January 16 - Meriaura Group has appointed Bengt-Erik Rosin as managing director and Ville Koskinen as managing director of VG-Shipping, its ship management subsidiary.
Views: 3377
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DSV makes move on Panalpina

January 16 - Denmark’s DSV has made an offer to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina for approximately CHF170 (USD172) per share.
Views: 3732
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Drewry remains neutral on multipurpose prospects

January 15 - For those involved in the supply of multipurpose shipping services, there was little to get excited about in a webinar, hosted by maritime consultancy, Drewry, earlier today.
Views: 2711
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ABP steels itself with new contract

January 15 - UK freight forwarding company R.M. Maritime has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to handle steel at the port of Immingham.
Views: 2532
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Stingl steps up at Panalpina

January 15 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Stingl as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe.
Views: 3129
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Magdalena moves to Noatum Castellón

January 15 - Óscar Magdalena has been appointed director of Noatum Terminal Castellón in Spain, after spending three years at the helm of Noatum Terminal Málaga.
Views: 2428
Xellz eyes African market thumbnail image

Xellz eyes African market

January 14 - Xellz Operations intends to open an office in Lagos, Nigeria during the first quarter of 2019.
Views: 2688
Rhenus acquires Cesped thumbnail image

Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 3020
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Puig steps up at Noatum

January 14 - Noatum Logistics, a division of Noatum Maritime, has appointed Sergi Puig as director of its Barcelona office.
Views: 2523
Sentences announced in Jasmine case thumbnail image

Sentences announced in Jasmine case

January 11 - Four individuals convicted over a corruption plot relating to ConocoPhillips' Jasmine North Sea oil exploration project have avoided prison after the judge suspended the sentences.
Views: 2883
AntwerpXL plans conference agenda thumbnail image

AntwerpXL plans conference agenda

January 11 - The organiser behind the AntwerpXL exhibition, Easyfairs, has teamed up with Meantime Communications to finalise the seminar and content programme for the three-day event.
Views: 2823
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Hansa's woes continue

January 11 - Six of Hansa Heavy Lift’s multipurpose vessels have been arrested, according to a spokesperson from the preliminary administrator appointed to oversee the carrier’s insolvency proceedings.
Views: 3453
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Senior appointment at Hapag-Lloyd

January 11 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Maximilian Rothkopf as the group’s chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 2565
Antonov extends SALIS contract thumbnail image

Antonov extends SALIS contract

January 11 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Antonov Company have agreed a three-year contract extension for the provision of airfreight support for the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 2791
Jan De Rijk renews haulage fleet thumbnail image

Jan De Rijk renews haulage fleet

January 10 - The Netherlands-based, Jan De Rijk Logistics has acquired 80 DAF trucks as part of its fleet expansion and renewal programme.
Views: 2463
NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement thumbnail image

NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement

January 9 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has expanded its existing operating agreement with Atlas Air to include three additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 2813
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Oaktree invests in Watco

January 9 - Oaktree Capital Management has formed a strategic partnership with Watco Companies that will see the Los Angeles-based private equity firm invest USD450 million in the Kansas-heaquartered transportation company.
Views: 3816
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Aqualis sets up Australian office  

January 8 - Aqualis Offshore has set up an office in Perth, Western Australia, to support oil and gas developments in the Australasia region. 
Views: 3089
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McNally joins GTMaritime

January 8 - Maritime software specialist GTMaritime has appointed Mike McNally as its sales and marketing director.
Views: 2344
HLPFI launches Heavy Lift Awards thumbnail image

HLPFI launches Heavy Lift Awards

January 8 - Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) has established the Heavy Lift Awards to recognise and reward excellence in complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 2189
Boskalis dons Cape  thumbnail image

Boskalis dons Cape 

January 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a pre-construction agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.
Views: 2987
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Faymonville acquires Stürzer

January 7 - Faymonville has purchased commercial vehicle dealer Stürzer Heavy Trucks, effective January 2, 2019.
Views: 2587
Kastrup steps up at APL thumbnail image

Kastrup steps up at APL

January 7 - APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has appointed Lars Kastrup as ceo. 
Views: 2739
LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane thumbnail image

LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane

January 7 - LiftWerx Solutions, a specialist in heavy lift technology and lifting solutions for wind turbine repair works, has launched the BoxHook up-tower crane. 
Views: 2774
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Seko acquires GoodShip

January 7 - Seko Logistics has purchased Chicago-based freight forwarder and Customs brokerage, GoodShip International.
Views: 2285
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Emslie appointed at Swain

January 7 - David Emslie has been appointed by the Swain Group as its strategic development director.
Views: 2178
Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment thumbnail image

Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment

January 4 - Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019, as long as the industry fulfils its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities, according to accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. 
Views: 3923
Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects   thumbnail image

Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects  

January 4 - Global shipping consultancy Drewry is hosting a free webinar later this month, looking at the recent trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both the breakbulk and project cargo sectors. 
Views: 2945
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Titzrath to stay at HHLA

January 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has extended Angela Titzrath’s contract as chairwoman of the executive board from September 2019 to October 2024.
Views: 2763
OuYang 1 jacks it up  thumbnail image

OuYang 1 jacks it up 

January 3 - Aqualis Offshore has completed the jacking trial of the wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1. 
Views: 2997
DSV announces expansion  thumbnail image

DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 3133
TTS wins Cosco contract thumbnail image

TTS wins Cosco contract

January 2 - Norway’s TTS Group has been awarded a NOK 102 million (USD11.7 million) contract with Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard Company in China for five sets of cargo cranes and hatch covers.
Views: 2920

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