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deugro 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: 72

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: 107

CEE members on the move

January 22 - SAL Heavy Lift has delivered a range of heavy and oversized cargoes, including a 550-ton (499-tonne) reactor, to Houston, USA on its heavy lift vessel Anne-Sofie. 
Views: 115

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: 75

MSG expands fleet with Liebherr

January 21 - MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of a 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 217

PP Engineering adds AC 100-4L

January 21 - UK-based PP Engineering Crane Hire has acquired a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane to replace an older unit in the UK-based company’s in its fleet.
Views: 241

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: 262

Service enhancements at APL

January 21 - APL is set to launch a weekly service connecting North, Central and South China with ports in Malaysia.
Views: 248

Canaveral adds Liebherr MHC

January 21 - Port Canaveral has taken delivery of a Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour crane at its North Cargo Berth 5.
Views: 309

ALE steels in Silao

January 21 - ALE has lifted modules weighing up to 300 tonnes during the construction of a steel mill plant in Silao, Mexico.
Views: 315

Al Faris skids with Enerpac

January 18 - Al Faris has used an Enerpac LH-400 low-height skidding system to move three 85-ton (77.1-tonne) ceramic presses in the UAE.
Views: 615

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: 765

Registration open for SC&RA conference

January 18 - Registration for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) 2019 annual conference, which will be held from April 23-27 in California, is now open.
Views: 621

BBC targets yacht community

January 18 - Leer-headquartered multipurpose carrier, BBC Chartering, has launched a dedicated division for yacht transportation.
Views: 1295

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: 928

Neeb builds bridges with Terex

January 17 - Neeb Crane has used a 500-tonne capacity Demag AC 500-8 all-terrain cranefor a bridge expansion project over the A1 freeway near Cologne, Germany.
Views: 906

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: 747

OIA appoints Lovetro

January 17 - Keith Lovetro has been appointed ceo at OIA Global, the Portland, USA-based supply chain management company.
Views: 745

SAL delivers multi-load

January 17 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported multiple vessels from the port of Genoa Italy to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 869

ALE returns to Texas topside

January 16 - ALE has placed the second of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.
Views: 1052

STS crane loaded at Bilbao

January 16 - Grupo Altius has coordinated the loading of a fully erected ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of Bilbao, Spain in cooperation with Marítima Davila and Toro y Betolaza.
Views: 932

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: 973

Weldex expands fleet with Liebherr

January 16 - UK-based crane contractor Weldex has taken delivery of a 1,000-tonne lifting capacity LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 878

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: 1526

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: 1103

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: 950

Stingl steps up at Panalpina

January 15 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Stingl as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe.
Views: 1046

Rosyth welcomes MHC

January 15 - The port of Rosyth, which is owned by Forth Ports, has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 1181

Monpe moves with Faymonville

January 15 - Monpe Ventures Heavy Haulage has used its ModulMax axle lines from Faymonville to move a 125-tonne suction pile in Ghana.
Views: 891

Final Deutsche Bucht foundations depart Cuxport

January 15 - Cuxport Terminal in Germany welcomed Seajacks’ installation vessel Scylla on December 30 to load the final foundation structures for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
Views: 913

Crowley adds service capacity

January 15 - Crowley Logistics has increased the cargo capacity of its services between northeastern USA, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin.
Views: 964

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: 855

Xellz eyes African market

January 14 - Xellz Operations intends to open an office in Lagos, Nigeria during the first quarter of 2019.
Views: 1080

Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 1313

Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery

January 14 - Danish heavy-duty equipment manufacturer N.C. Nielsen has delivered a reachstacker capable of lifting 152 tons (137.9 tonnes) to Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 1277

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: 953

Liebherr R 1800-1.0 put to the test

January 14 - Liebherr has successfully tested the load-bearing capability of its LR 1800-1.0 crawler crane, which was launched by the manufacturer in mid-2018.
Views: 1025

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: 1374

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: 1304

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: 1819

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: 1214

Atakaş adds Konecranes unit

January 11 - Turkey’s Atakaş Port Business has acquired a rail-mounted mobile harbour crane from Konecranes.
Views: 1495

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: 1246

BIMCO takes aim at piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

January 11 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has called on the European Union (EU), China and the USA to join forces and support counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Guinea.
Views: 1310

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: 1247

Terex makes Swiss sale

January 10 - Interkran has added a Demag AC 100-4L crane from Terex to its fleet.
Views: 1787

Cats fly with Osprey

January 10 - UK-based Osprey Heavy Lift has made a second visit to the Isle of Wight to assist Wight Shipyard Company relocate a catamaran, weighing 72 tonnes, from its fabrication shed to the River Medina.
Views: 1383

Mammoet gears up in Mozambique

January 9 - Mammoet has mobilised a fleet of heavy lifting and transport equipment, along with specialised staff, to Mocímboa da Praia in Mozambique.
Views: 1612

Airbus moves with Faymonville  

January 9 - Czech Republic-based Pavel Švestka has transported a dismantled Airbus A320 from Ostrava to Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia using a Faymonville CombiMAX trailer. 
Views: 1728

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: 1437

Class 8 orders decline in December

January 9 - Preliminary data from ACT Research has signalled a decline in North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck orders for December 2018.
Views: 1344

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: 1845

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector

January 8 - Demand in the USA for heavy-duty prime movers has shown little sign of abating. Industry analyst Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 orders for October 2018, writes David Kershaw.
Views: 1533

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: 1625

Dan-Czech delivers overnight 

January 8 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered a machinery part, weighing 34 tonnes, from Prague to the river port of Melnik, Czech Republic. 
Views: 1500

Equipment fit for a Viking

January 8 - Irlequip has supplied a 50-tonne capacity Grove GMK3050 mobile crane and equipment from Modulift to lift handcrafted boats in Wicklow, Ireland.
Views: 1826

McNally joins GTMaritime

January 8 - Maritime software specialist GTMaritime has appointed Mike McNally as its sales and marketing director.
Views: 1469

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: 1379

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: 1885

Faymonville acquires Stürzer

January 7 - Faymonville has purchased commercial vehicle dealer Stürzer Heavy Trucks, effective January 2, 2019.
Views: 1585

Kastrup steps up at APL

January 7 - APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has appointed Lars Kastrup as ceo. 
Views: 1696

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: 1760

Seko acquires GoodShip

January 7 - Seko Logistics has purchased Chicago-based freight forwarder and Customs brokerage, GoodShip International.
Views: 1498

Emslie appointed at Swain

January 7 - David Emslie has been appointed by the Swain Group as its strategic development director.
Views: 1420

Stevens Towing rolls from Portland

January 4 - Stevens Towing has transported equipment for tissue manufacturing from the port of Portland, Maine to Charleston, South Carolina on behalf of HLI Rail & Rigging.
Views: 2058

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: 1987

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: 1975

Samskip takes lead in Seashuttle project

January 4 - Multimodal logistics provider Samskip has been named lead partner in Seashuttle – a project that aims to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to market.
Views: 2026

Hareket handles Turakurgan delivery

January 4 - Hareket Heavy Lifting & Transportation has handled the delivery of components for the Turakurgan combined-cycle power plant in Uzbekistan.
Views: 1840

One year on, what has been the impact of the ELD mandate?

January 3 - Research from DAT Solutions has suggested that the number of active carriers in the US commercial motor vehicle sector has grown at a faster rate following the implementation of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.
Views: 2027

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: 1863

Rosatom to manage NSR

January 3 - Rosatom has been appointed as Russia’s management authority for the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 2090

CEVA appoints Neri

January 3 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Gianclaudio Neri as managing director of its Italy cluster.
Views: 1906

OuYang 1 jacks it up 

January 3 - Aqualis Offshore has completed the jacking trial of the wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1. 
Views: 2067

DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 2289

Red Wolf moves Wild Thing

January 2 - Red Wolf Global (RWG) has moved a 10.2-tonne yacht overland approximately 2,000 km from Phuket to the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya on the Gulf of Siam, Thailand.
Views: 2115

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: 2198

BigLift handles jack-up move

January 2 - The Netherlands-headquartered BigLift Shipping has transported a 11,700-tonne jack-up platform from Flushing to West Africa using its heavy transport vessel BigLift Barentsz.
Views: 2033

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