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Hansa off to market

May 27 - May 27 - Finally, the speculation is over with this week's confirmation that the principal shareholder of the Beluga Group Holding Company, Oaktree Capital Management, has established a new, and totally independent shipping company.
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen awarded for its green intiatives by GE Energy

May 27 - May 27 - At GE Energy's first Logistics Supplier Conference in Prague, attended by 120 suppliers from Europe, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) was presented with an award for its excellence in quality and environmental health and safety.
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Jade Cargo International selects Traxon Europe

May 25 - May 25 - The Chinese all cargo airline Jade Cargo International has signed an agreement with the e-communications provider Traxon Europe for the implementation of the AWB Data Capture application.
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IMO places container weight misdeclaration in the spotlight

May 25 - May 25 - The Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organisation will address the issue of weight misdeclaration of containerised cargo shipments and undertake other measures to improve the safety of container stowage and ship operations.
Views: 481
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Equipment owners network celebrates second birthday

May 24 - May 24 - 30 members of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), the global network for equipment owners and operators, supporting manufacturers and carriers, which are involved in the movement of heavy cargo, gathered in Amsterdam for the network's second annua
Views: 375
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Gruber hauls huge reactors

May 23 - May 23 - In Italy, Gruber Logistics has completed the transportation of two huge oil refinery reactors.
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ALE launches Mega Jack system

May 23 - May 23 - Global heavy lift and transport company ALE has launched its new Mega Jack system at its R&D facility in Breda, the Netherlands.
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Kuehne + Nagel opens in Esbjerg

May 21 - May 21 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new facility in Esbjerg, Denmark, strengthening its presence in the Danish market and particularly in the oil and gas sector.
Views: 441
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UK liner agency enters into administration

May 20 - May 20 - Long-established UK liner shipping agency Johnson Stevens Agencies has entered into administration with the administrators, accountancy firm PKF, already agreeing deals shipping industry entrepreneur, Andrew Thorne to acquire certain assets from
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Bids invited for Hull port expansion

May 20 - May 20 - Associated British Ports is searching for contractors to expand its docks at Hull in the UK to allow construction of offshore wind turbines.
Views: 373
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Harwich welcome largest jack-up ship

May 17 - May 17 - Harwich International Port in the UK has welcomed the maiden call of MPI Adventure in readiness for its participation in operations at the London Array offshore wind farm project.
Views: 393
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Blue Water Shipping takes on a series project transports

May 16 - May 16 - As part of an agreement with Dutch company SBM Offshore for all logistics in connection with the FPSO Cidade de Paraty project in Brazil, Blue Water Shipping in Aberdeen recently arranged part of a series of project transports.
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Air Charter Service welcomes new director in Big Apple

May 15 - June 15 - Richard Thompson has moved to Air Charter Service's New York office as its new cargo sales director, replacing Stuart Smith who has transferred to the company's Paris operation becoming cargo sales director there.
Views: 237
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Martin Bencher now open in Sao Paulo

May 13 - May 13 - The Martin Bencher Group has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, managed by Mikkel Kristensen, former manager of Martin Bencher Germany.
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Pedestal crane handed over just 15 months after deal inked

May 13 - May 13 - Huisman, the Dutch-based specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has handed over a new 600-tonne pedestal crane after successful competition of load testing to clients Centrica Renewable Energy Ltd and MPI Offshore, just 15 months a
Views: 758
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Heavy lift comes to the small screen

May 12 - May 12 - Viewers of a TV documentary series on the global aviation industry will be treated to a behind-the-scenes look at a recent heavy lift maindeck shipment made on an AN-124 freighter.
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DB Schenker debuts Eco Solutions for greener transport

May 12 - May 12 - DB Schenker has exhibited its new portfolio of services at the Transport Logistic 2011 trade fair in Munich. This includes its Eco Solutions, the forwarder's range of climate-friendly transportation and logistics services.
Views: 595
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SDV Horoz on the double

May 11 - May 11 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) member for Turkey, SDV Horoz has completed the shipment of a transformer, pictured below, weighing over 170 tonnes to Germany from Turkey.
Views: 670
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Wind flows through BOW Terminal's sales

May 11 - May 11 - Zeeland Seaports' BOW terminal in Vlissingen's Westhofhaven says that business really started to move in the first quarter of 2011 and the company, which began its operations in 2010, concluded various contracts for the handling, transhipment and
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Breakbulk Europe starts next week

May 11 - May 11 - 'Thinking Globally for the Long Haul' is the banner for the 6th Annual Breakbulk Europe Transportation Conference & Exhibition which will take place next week in Antwerp, Belgium, from May 17 - 19.
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WWPC's Albacor and Steder move chimneys

May 10 - May 10 - Worldwide Project Consortium members Albacor Shipping and Steder Group teamed up to move two chimneys from Esbjerg, Denmark to a refinery in Whiting, Indiana in the USA.
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Allseas and Synergy relocate factory

May 9 - May 9 - The relocation of an entire paper processing plant from the UK to Bangladesh gave heavy lift specialist Allseas Global Logistics the opportunity to demonstrate its experience and expertise in handling this type of complex project.
Views: 877
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Munich hosts successful GPLN conference

May 9 - May 9 - The Global Project Logistics Network's (GPLN's) conference in Munich last week brought together 136 project cargo experts and independent project logistics specialist companies from around the world.
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Cargo Equipment owners and operators set to meet in Amsterdam

May 6 - May 6 - Members of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), the global network for equipment owners and operators, supporting manufacturers and carriers, who are involved in the actual movement of heavy cargo, will gather in Amsterdam from May 19-21 to conduct
Views: 347
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Cargolux in talks with Qatar Airways

May 5 - May 5 - The international business media is awash with reports that Cargolux is in talks with Qatar Airways about a minority shareholding in the European all-cargo carrier, with the Middle East airline reported to to be close to agreeing to the purchase o
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IDEA Heavy Equipment and Ulstein sign MOU

May 4 - May 4 - A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed which outlines the main principles of how Norwegian Ulstein Group and Netherlands-based IDEA Heavy Equipment are joining forces.
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Dockwise reveals more big contracts

May 4 - May 4 - Dockwise has reveals six new heavy marine transport contracts for its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total contract value of more than USD 34 million.
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Fairstar wins ENSCO contract

May 3 - May 3 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a contract by ENSCO to transport the ENSCO 105 jack-up drilling rig from Malta to Singapore.
Views: 384

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