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Noatum in MIQ takeover thumbnail image

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: 854
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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: 528
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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: 590
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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: 779
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Entwistle steps down

March 20 - Janet Entwistle has stepped down as ceo of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire.
Views: 775
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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: 832
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Hojland up at Saudia Cargo

March 18 - Saudia Cargo has appointed Per Hojland as executive director, cargo operations worldwide.
Views: 743
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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: 880
Pintsch Bubenzer expands US team  thumbnail image

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: 1041
Bolloré teams up with CLS in Ethiopia thumbnail image

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: 1647
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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: 1483
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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: 1233
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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: 1282
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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: 1486
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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: 1367
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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: 1413
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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: 1433
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Nurminen names new CEO

March 11 - Nurminen Logistics has appointed Ville Iho as ceo, effective March 18, 2019.
Views: 1454
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: 1582
Wallenius Wilhelmsen joins CSA 2020 thumbnail image

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: 2179
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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: 1763
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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: 1957
SCC adds Polanco office thumbnail image

SCC adds Polanco office

March 7 - Siem Car Carriers (SCC) has opened an office in Polanco, Mexico City.
Views: 1714
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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: 1740
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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: 1976
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Conceptum names Kellet

March 6 - Conceptum Logistics has appointed Rachel Kellet as route development director - China and India. 
Views: 2149
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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: 1900
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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: 1803
GAC to focus on project logistics in India thumbnail image

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: 2100
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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: 1903
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Miller steps up at OXBO

March 4 - OXBO Mega Transport Solutions has appointed Richard Miller as chief operating officer.
Views: 2002
Mund+Bruns names Rieger in China thumbnail image

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: 1767
Boskalis to sell Kotug Smit thumbnail image

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: 2011
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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: 2215
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Laso opens in Germany

March 1 - Portugal’s Laso Transportes has established a German subsidiary, Laso Deutschland.
Views: 1959
Dutch court rules on Fairstar thumbnail image

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: 2570
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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: 2210
Toll Group unveils vessel duo thumbnail image

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: 1886
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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: 1982
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: 1917
Kerry Logistics appoints Porta thumbnail image

Kerry Logistics appoints Porta

February 26 - Kerry Logistics has appointed Marc Porta as managing director for its branches in Spain and Portugal.
Views: 1914
DP World re-acquires P&O Ferries thumbnail image

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: 2236
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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: 1951
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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: 1915
ABC adds Dhaka call thumbnail image

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: 1846
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: 2472
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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: 2254
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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: 1970
Air Charter Service on the up in LAX thumbnail image

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: 2209
GEFCO Group appoints five  thumbnail image

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: 2362
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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: 2334
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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: 2122
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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: 2534
Delta Cargo rebrands products thumbnail image

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: 1814
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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: 1867
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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: 6478
Peel Ports invests in Great Yarmouth thumbnail image

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: 2473
Tiong Woon sets up in Bangladesh thumbnail image

Tiong Woon sets up in Bangladesh

February 19 - Singapore-headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Bangladesh.
Views: 2123
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: 2111
ARRC names TSL as agent thumbnail image

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: 2082
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: 2370
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: 2450
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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: 2888
CMA CGM launches Ceva takeover thumbnail image

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: 2549
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: 2157
TT Club appoints Peers thumbnail image

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: 1915
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: 2041
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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: 3137
OHT appoints Thornton thumbnail image

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: 2134
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: 2510
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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: 2427
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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: 2811
Woehrel to step down from Marseille Fos thumbnail image

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: 2380
Glen steps up at SpotSee thumbnail image

Glen steps up at SpotSee

February 7 - Impact monitoring equipment manufacturer SpotSee has appointed Dale Glen as vice president of supply chain. 
Views: 2393
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: 2345
Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder thumbnail image

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: 3299
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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: 2651
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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: 2708
New Swiss head for M+R Spedag thumbnail image

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: 2224
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: 2523
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: 2244
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: 2215
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: 2743
Ainscough builds upon safety culture thumbnail image

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: 2414
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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: 2068
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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: 2856
BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik thumbnail image

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: 2946
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Arndt joins deugro

February 1 - deugro has appointed Christian Arndt as senior vice president – oil and gas logistics. 
Views: 2981
Natco appoints Kopp thumbnail image

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: 2701
Crowley promotes three  thumbnail image

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: 2139
Kongstein teams up with GSL for US wind farms thumbnail image

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: 2040
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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: 2058
Brack joins Columbia Shipmanagement thumbnail image

Brack joins Columbia Shipmanagement

January 29 - Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) has appointed Joachim Brack as finance and commercial managing director, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 2201
Ceva rejects CMA CGM's takeover bid thumbnail image

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: 2790
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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: 2461
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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: 2151
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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: 2107
GAC expands in Norway thumbnail image

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: 2207
Röhlig expands advisory board thumbnail image

Röhlig expands advisory board

January 25 - Germany’s Röhlig Logistics has appointed Verena Pausder and Jan Brorhilker to its advisory board.
Views: 2417
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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: 2215
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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: 2348
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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: 2787
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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: 2609
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: 2190
GAC expands to Uruguay  thumbnail image

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: 2197
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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: 2037
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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: 2596
BBC targets yacht community thumbnail image

BBC targets yacht community

January 18 - Leer-headquartered multipurpose carrier, BBC Chartering, has launched a dedicated division for yacht transportation.
Views: 2979
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: 2878
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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: 2381
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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: 2410
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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: 2959
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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: 3235
Drewry remains neutral on multipurpose prospects thumbnail image

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: 2527
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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: 2310
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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: 2874
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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: 2196
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: 2447
Rhenus acquires Cesped thumbnail image

Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 2714
Puig steps up at Noatum thumbnail image

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: 2251
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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: 2627
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: 2518
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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: 3138
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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: 2392
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: 2509
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: 2313
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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: 2497
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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: 3309
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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: 2922
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McNally joins GTMaritime

January 8 - Maritime software specialist GTMaritime has appointed Mike McNally as its sales and marketing director.
Views: 2242
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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: 2113
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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: 2762
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Faymonville acquires Stürzer

January 7 - Faymonville has purchased commercial vehicle dealer Stürzer Heavy Trucks, effective January 2, 2019.
Views: 2417
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Kastrup steps up at APL

January 7 - APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has appointed Lars Kastrup as ceo. 
Views: 2521
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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: 2586
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Seko acquires GoodShip

January 7 - Seko Logistics has purchased Chicago-based freight forwarder and Customs brokerage, GoodShip International.
Views: 2148
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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: 2078
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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: 3607
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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: 2705
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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: 2544
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OuYang 1 jacks it up 

January 3 - Aqualis Offshore has completed the jacking trial of the wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1. 
Views: 2664
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DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 2833
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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: 2668

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