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ALS ships its longest piece of cargo

September 29 - September 29 - ALS has shipped its longest single piece of cargo to date, moving a 71 m Mobile Offshore Production Unit riser from Dunkirk, France to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
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ALE Heavylift in crane installation at Tarragona

September 28 - September 28 - ALE Heavylift Iberica has performed the skidding of three 1270 tonne container cranes from the assembly area up to the dockside rails on the Andalucia pier at Tarragona Port, Spain.
Views: 382
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Mexican celebrations take off in France thanks to Volga-Dnepr

September 27 - September 27 - Main deck capacity provider Volga-Dnepr operated its first flight from an airfield in the Pyrenees in over a decade when it transported two Super Puma helicopters from France to take part in a military parade to mark Mexico's bicentenary ce
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ALS opens Hamburg office

September 23 - September 23 - ALS has opened a new office in Hamburg, Germany. The new site will contribute towards the ALS Group strategy to expand its network and business opportunities in South America for turnkey project work.
Views: 397
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Dachser opens new logistics centre in Copenhagen

September 22 - September 22 - International logistics provider Dachser has opened its new Copenhagen logistics centre on a 70,000 square metre site in Hvidovre. The new facility marked its official opening with a ceremony earlier this month after operating began in mid-
Views: 444
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Cargoitalia commences Shanghai flights

September 22 - September 22 - Cargoitalia, Italy's all-cargo flag-carrier, has commenced direct scheduled services twice weekly to Shanghai Pudong airport from its Milan Malpensa hub, using its recently-delivered third 90-tonne payload MD11 freighter.
Views: 404
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Dockwise to raise finance for huge vessel

September 21 - September 21 - The increasing demand for means of transportation for extremely large and heavy production platforms has prompted Dockwise Ltd to investigate the options of building a new semi-submersible vessel, larger than its Blue Marlin (73,000 tonnes)
Views: 411
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Ports America announces VP, key account management

September 20 - September 20 - Ports America, the largest independent marine terminal operator in North America, providing terminal management and a full suite of stevedoring and related services, has appointed Curtis F. Flynn to the position of vice president, key accou
Views: 545
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Cuxhaven ideally suited for green generation traffic

September 17 - September 17 - The use of waterborne transport is the ideal method of moving the elements involved in the infrastructure developments for alternative energy production, believe managers at port handling company Cuxport, which is active at the port of Cuxh
Views: 391
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New office for ALS in Hamburg

September 17 - September 17 - ALS has opened a new office in Hamburg to help expand its network and business opportunities to and from South America for turnkey project work.
Views: 369
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PD Ports shows delicate touch with wind farm units

September 16 - September 16 - Moving 75 tonne nacelle units from a ship to a specialist vehicle took some delicate touches from PD Ports' experienced stevedoring team at the Port of Immingham.
Views: 303
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Felbermayr opens in Brno

September 16 - September 16 - Austrian heavy lift company, Felbermayr has opened a second facility in the Czech Republic at Brno.
Views: 464
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Peters & May set to open in Hong Kong

September 14 - September 14 - Peters & May, a major player in the provision of marine logistics, continues to expand its global network and is opening a regional sales office in Hong Kong, effective 4th October 2010.
Views: 553
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Topaz delivers deck structure

September 13 - September 13 - Dubai-based Topaz Energy and Marine has completed the delivery of a deck structure for a Mobile Offshore Production Unit and storage (MOPUstor).
Views: 497
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DC Logistics in and out through Itaja

September 10 - September 10 - Brazilian project cargo forwarder DC Logistics Brasil has successfully supervised the shipment of a 122 tonne consignment from Italy to Brazil and an export shipment from Brazil to Germany.
Views: 313
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New Board for SMIT

September 10 - September 10 - A new Board of Directors has been established for SMIT, in connection with with the recent SMIT-Boskalis merger, consisting of four members and replacing the Management Board as well as the Stratcom.
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Peters & May saves the day for Hydra-Sports boat

September 10 - September 10 - Last minute refinements by Peters & May meant that a cutting-edge 2500 VX Vector Series Fishing Boat was transported via air, road and sea to Southampton in the UK, just in time for the Southampton Boat Show.
Views: 268
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Almajdouie secures major SATORP business

September 9 - September 9 - Dammam-based Almajdouie Heavylift Transport & Engineering (MHL) has succeeded in securing six tranches of forwarding and shipping support for SATROP, SAUDI ARAMCO TOTAL Refining & Petrochemical Company from a number of highly-regarded Korean
Views: 358
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Hallin Marine handles world's largest rotor

September 9 - September 9 - Hallin Marine Subsea International Ltd has successfully completed the installation of the world's largest rotor diameter subsea tidal turbine, the AK-1000.
Views: 238
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Collett joins equipment network

September 9 - September 9 - UK heavy lift specialist, Collett & Sons has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts in the service categories Heavy haulage, Crane operator, Barge owners, Stevedores and Port Operators.
Views: 568
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Panama Canal and Port of Antwerp ink partnership agreement

September 8 - September 8 - An agreement that could generate more heavy lift traffic to the West coast of South America from one of Europe's most important heavy lift and project ports via the Panama canal has been signed.
Views: 514
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Summer of heavyweight moves by JSC Transafe Logistics

September 7 - September 7 - Moscow-based oil and gas industry specialist logistics provider JSC Transafe Logistics turned to two stalwarts of maindeck airfreight capacity this summer to move over 150 tonnes of vital oil, gas and power industry equipment.
Views: 563
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Wagenborg Nedlift busy with Moerdijk power plant

September 3 - September 3 - At Essent's new power plant in Moerdijk, The Netherlands, Wagenborg Nedlift has been active with the installation of new boiler modules for the new boiler unit.
Views: 213
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A 'busy and intense' heavy lift weekend for Allseas

September 3 - September 3 - Specialist UK-based project and out of gauge freight forwarder Allseas Global Logistics handled a brace of heavy lift project cargoes from the UK to destinations in the Middle East and Asia over just one recent weekend.
Views: 644
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Volga-Dnepr An-124 takes German aid to Pakistan flood victims

September 2 - September 2 - A generous gesture by the German Ministry of Defence in sending 94 tonnes of urgently needed relief supplies to Islamabad to help victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan has been made possible by a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100 frei
Views: 452
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WWL supports Port of Zeebrugge at 2010 World Expo

September 2 - September 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is to support the Port of Zeebrugge at its open day in the Belgium-EU Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai later this month.
Views: 647
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Harwich welcomes jack-up vessel

September 1 - September 1 - In the UK, Harwich International Port has welcomed the MPI Resolution - the largest jack-up vessel to call at the port to date.
Views: 308
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Combined WWPC power in historic airlift to China

September 1 - September 1 - Oy Procargo (Professional Cargo Care Ltd) and Ocean Knight Shipping, both WWPC Members, combined forces to arrange delivery of a 34 tonne metallic roll and other equipment from Finland to a paper factory near Shanghai in China.
Views: 519
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GAC acquires Finnish ship agency

September 1 - September 1 - The GAC Group says it has strengthened its presence in the Baltic Sea region with the acquisition of Finnish ship agent, John Nurminen Navis Oy.
Views: 436

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