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Multipurpose charter rates continue to rise

December 17 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have marginally increased over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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UAL's Caribbean expansion

December 14 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) will introduce a direct liner service connecting Europe with the Caribbean and the north coast of South America.
Views: 712

Collett's super delivery to Willenhall

December 14 - Collett & Sons has completed the delivery of a 170-tonne transformer using its girder bridge trailer from the port of Ellesmere to Willenhall substation in the UK.
Views: 472

Sarens inks Zambian partnership

December 14 - Sarens South Africa has established a partnership with Shumba to serve the growing construction market in Zambia.
Views: 565

Chipolbrok Atlantic’s adventure continues

December 13 - Chipolbrok Atlantic has completed its voyage from St Petersburg to India, loaded with 658 individual pieces with a combined weight of 4,110 tonnes.
Views: 720

Blue Water active on MV31 project

December 13 - Having signed a master freight forwarding services agreement with MODEC Offshore Production Systems (MOPS) earlier this year, Blue Water Shipping has been providing logistics services on the FPSO Guanabara MV31 project.
Views: 543

TWC crawler cranes get a boost

December 12 - Global lifting equipment manufacturer Terex will supply Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation (TWC) with a boom booster kit for the heavy lift and haulage service provider’s three Demag CC 8800-1 crawler cranes.
Views: 638

AAPA promotes Long and Martino

December 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has promoted Mary Beth Long to vice president of external affairs, and Meredith Martino to vice president of member engagement.
Views: 606

Montecon orders third LHM 800

December 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes will deliver an LHM 800 mobile harbour crane to Montecon, a Uruguay-based terminal operator.
Views: 709

Koch set to crow for Coyne

December 12 - Effective January 2019, Tristan Koch will become managing director at Coyne Airways.
Views: 731

Mammoet revitalises Pier 70

December 12 - Mammoet has transported a 175-tonne steel building frame as part of the Pier 70 revitalisation project in San Francisco, USA.
Views: 672

Crane Worldwide opens in Savannah

December 12 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened a new facility in Savannah, Georgia, which will enhance its services on the USA’s East Coast.
Views: 983

Dr. Peters CEO resigns 

December 12 - Effective end of 2018, Anselm Gehling will resign as ceo of Dr. Peters Group, the Germany-based investment company that undertakes tailored asset management of aircraft, ship and real estate funds.
Views: 824

Houston calling for Volga-Dnepr

December 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an operations base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.   
Views: 838

Beeton to the port of Tyne

December 11 - Effective January 7, 2019, Matt Beeton will become  ceo for the port of Tyne in the UK.
Views: 830

Dako delivers to the Caribbean

December 11 - Germany-headquartered Dako Worldwide Transport delivered a power plant from Europe to the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, which will replace a system that was damaged by extreme weather.
Views: 896

Mammoet picks EHS software provider 

December 11 - Engineered heavy lift and transport provider Mammoet has selected Airsweb as its preferred environment, health and safety (EHS) software provider.
Views: 1037

Hansa Heavy Lift files for insolvency

December 10 - Years of rumours and hearsay came to a dramatic climax today following confirmation that Hansa Heavy Lift has filed for insolvency.
Views: 3185

Towering lift for Sarens in China

December 10 - China Nuclear Engineering Group Corporation (CNEC) commissioned Sarens to perform a heavy lift operation at the SECCO chemical plant, China, one of the largest chemical plants in Shanghai that is currently undergoing modernisation.
Views: 850

Mammoet debuts Demag crane

December 10 - Following its success in the Netherlands, Mammoet has invested in a Demag AC 55-3 all-terrain crane for its operations in Germany.
Views: 1015

BIMCO launches bunker clauses

December 10 - BIMCO has launched two sulphur content related bunker clauses: BIMCO 2020 marine sulphur content clause for time charter parties; and BIMCO 2020 fuel transition clause for time charter parties.
Views: 897

Varanasi terminal inaugurated

December 10 - Liebherr mobile cranes have handled their first cargoes at the Varanasi inland waterway terminal, India.
Views: 802

Lomas joins Aqualis Offshore

December 10 - Mark Lomas has been appointed as director of European operations at international marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore.
Views: 895

BWS busy on Nord Stream 2 

December 10 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been busy coordinating the transhipment of pipes destined for the Nord Stream 2 project, which will transport natural gas from Russia to Europe. 
Views: 819

Zeaborn backs technology investor

December 7 - Zeaborn Group has joined Bitstone Capital and Inno Real to invest in TecPier, a new maritime technology investor.
Views: 1322

BIMCO set to tackle cyber security

December 6 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) expects to publish a cyber security clause in May 2019.
Views: 1358

Coffey served at Atlas Air 

December 6 - Debora Coffey has been appointed as vice president and chief communications officer for Atlas Air Worldwide.  
Views: 1367

Mammoet wins nuclear decommissioning contract

December 6 - Mammoet Germany will remove three steam generators and a pressure holder for German utility EnBW, as part of the dismantling of the Neckarwestheim I nuclear power plant (GKN I).
Views: 2474

MSC readies for additional costs from Sulphur 2020 

December 6 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has estimated that the various changes it is making to comply with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sulphur 2020 regulations will cost the shipping line in excess of USD2 billion per year. 
Views: 1404

Ports restrict the use of scrubbers ahead of Sulphur 2020

December 6 - Exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), more commonly referred to as scrubbers, are an accepted way to comply with the upcoming Sulphur 2020 regulations, but several ports have banned the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters. 
Views: 1940

Drake Trailer delivery for Toll Group

December 5 - Australia’s Toll Group has expanded its fleet with equipment from Drake Trailers, including a 4 x 8 jinker trailer and a 2 x 8 dolly.
Views: 1219

Scotload delivers stock shackle for CNOOC

December 5 - Scotload has supplied a 1,000-tonne capacity load monitoring shackle for load testing operations at a China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) project site.
Views: 1330

Sarens installs Manchester Airport footbridge

December 5 - Sarens has completed the installation of a footbridge at the UK’s Manchester Airport as part of the gateway’s GBP1 billion (USD1.28 billion) modernisation programme.
Views: 1335

ALE develops offshore wind solution

December 5 - ALE’s research and development team in Breda, the Netherlands has developed a specialised modular transport frame for the handling of transition pieces at ports.
Views: 1412

JOC launches new breakbulk conference

December 5 - The Journal of Commerce (JOC) has established a new breakbulk and project cargo conference, which will be held for the first time in New Orleans, USA next year from April 29 - May 2.
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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Costs set to rise as Sulphur 2020 looms

December 5 - With the 2020 deadline looming for the IMO’s sulphur cap, the industry is still uncertain about the best path to take for compliance. One thing seems to be assured, however, and that is price hikes for shippers and beneficial cargo owners.
Views: 1425

Feldmann adds to fleet with Liebherr

December 4 - Switzerland’s Feldmann Pneukran und Transport has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of five Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 1394

Airline coordinates pump delivery

December 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have coordinated the delivery of an 11,000 hp Alstom pump from Paris-Vatry airport, France, to Damman, Saudi Arabia aboard an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 1358

USA and China agree tariff delay

December 4 - The USA has agreed to suspend the increase of tariffs on USD200 billion worth of Chinese goods, which was scheduled to enter force on January 1, 2019, as the two nations take a step towards the development of a longer-term trade accord.
Views: 1473

Antonov tailors swift delivery

December 4 - Antonov Airlines has transported stage and concert equipment for US pop star Taylor Swift, from Brisbane, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand, and then on to Narita airport in Tokyo, Japan.
Views: 1415

GPA to develop inland port

December 4 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has confirmed that it will develop an inland port at Hall County, near Gainesville, Georgia.
Views: 1565

Turk Heavy Transport handles Alba cargo

December 4 - Turk Heavy Transport has delivered a 65-tonne silo on behalf of Ramsis Engineering, Fives Solios and Bechtel for the Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) pot line 6 expansion project.
Views: 1394

Italian terminal adds tenth MHC

December 3 - Spinelli Group has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane (MHC) for its multipurpose terminal at Genoa, Italy.
Views: 1547

Collett executes National Grid move

December 3 - Collett & Sons has completed the delivery of a 169-tonne transformer from Portsmouth to the Lovedean National Grid substation in the UK.
Views: 1948

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