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Europe News from February 2013

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Broshuis launches new steering system

February 28 - February 28 - Netherlands based manufacturer of special trailers and related equipment Broshuis has developed a new steering system - the SL front axle.
Views: 297
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Fairmount delivers Emma Maersk

February 28 - February 28 - Super tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered the container vessel Emma Maersk to the Fincantieri repair yard, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
Views: 349
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Holleman delivers print equipment

February 27 - February 27 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, handled the transportation of a 120-tonne printing press in Bulgaria during February 2013.
Views: 623
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V. Alexander drums up shipment

February 27 - February 27 - V. Alexander International Logistics has coordinated the transport of a 170-ton (154.2-tonne) steam drum from Porto Marghera, Italy to Hamburg, Germany by coaster.
Views: 507
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Wagenborg makes first tank shipment

February 26 - February 26 - Netherlands based Wagenborg Nedlift has delivered the first storage tanks to the Vopak Vlaardingen tank storage terminal in the south of the country.
Views: 398
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Damco sees 'solid' result in 2012

February 26 - February 26 - Freight forwarder and logistics service provider Damco saw significant revenue growth during 2012.
Views: 636
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ABC adds CHAMP IT system

February 26 - February 26 - Moscow headquartered AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has adopted CHAMP Cargosystems' Weight & Balance solution.
Views: 238
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Liburnia delivers trains

February 25 - February 25 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has handled the shipment of four locomotives from Croatia to Morocco.
Views: 465
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The Friday Flyer

February 22 - February 22 - While the on-off strike that threatened to close the US East and Gulf coast, further south another country is facing a blockade by striking longshoreman.
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Schenker serves SolarEdge

February 22 - February 22 - DB Schenker has been appointed European logistics service provider of SolarEdge.
Views: 428
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Agility wins SSAB steel deal

February 22 - February 22 - Global logistics specialist Agility will handle heavy plate exports for steel manufacturer SSAB, in Sweden.
Views: 356
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Cargolux lifts Solar Impulse

February 22 - February 22 - Luxembourg based all cargo carrier, Cargolux, has transported the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse between Switzerland and the USA.
Views: 389
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New evp at Geodis Wilson

February 21 - February 21 - Kim Pedersen has been appointed executive vice president of logistics provider Geodis Wilson, the global freight forwarding division of Geodis Group, effective March 1, 2013.
Views: 445
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Le Havre handles power lift

February 21 - February 21 - The port of Le Havre in northern France has handled a 375-tonne generator component for power company EDF measuring 12.7 m long and 4.20 m in height.
Views: 530
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Blue Water signs contract with Keppel FELS

February 21 - February 21 - Singapore based offshore group Keppel FELS, has awarded a significant contract to Blue Water Shipping for the heavy-lift transportation of five semi-submersible rigs in prefabricated structure.
Views: 500
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Altius handles winter weather project

February 21 - February 21 - Logistics service provider Altius has handled the transportation of 18 large modules from Tarragona, Spain to a jobsite in Le Havre, France.
Views: 570
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Inchcape warns of Spanish disruption

February 19 - February 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services has warned of a likely impact on crew logistics services in all Spanish ports after Iberia Airlines called a five-day national strike.
Views: 403
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Hochtief adds to executive board

February 19 - February 19 - The supervisory board of Germany's Hochtief Solutions has appointed Nikolaus Graf von Matuschka to its executive board and as labour director, with immediate effect.
Views: 287
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Dockwise Vanguard loads Jack/St Malo platform

February 19 - February 19 - Netherlands based heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise has safely completed its first ever float-on operation earlier this week utilising its newbuild Dockwise Vanguard.
Views: 765
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Cargolux adds Port Harcourt to network

February 18 - February 18 - Luxembourg B747 freighter operator Cargolux is to add Port Harcourt in Nigeria as a new destination to its African network from March 5, 2013.
Views: 357
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RollDock marks first steel cut on new vessels

February 18 - February 18 - Netherlands based heavy lift company RollDock Shipping has celebrated the first steel cut on the first of two new heavy lift vessels it has ordered from German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft.
Views: 577
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ISF calls for visa relaxation

February 18 - February 18 - The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, is calling on port states to facilitate the right of seafarers to shore leave, in line with international treaty obligations.
Views: 530
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Kuebler takes on elements

February 18 - February 18 - Kuebler Spedition had to overcome challenging conditions to deliver heavy machinery to a car manufacturing plant.
Views: 322
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Saudia Cargo posts record result

February 18 - February 18 - Saudia Cargo, the stand-alone air freight division of Saudia Airlines, has achieved record annual results for 2012.
Views: 404
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The Friday Flyer - February 15th 2013

February 15 - HLPFI staff's Valentine's Day present was the launch of a new-look website that we hope will set the agenda for heavy lift and project cargo reporting for years to come.
Views: 824
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GvanB wins ABA contract

February 15 - February 15 - Antwerp Breakbulk Agencies has named GvanB Logistics Ltd as its official booking agent in the Netherlands.
Views: 347
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Multitrade Spain on right track

February 15 - February 15 - Multitrade Spain has been contracted to transport 57 metro cars for a metro line in Panama.
Views: 405
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Strong demand for new crane

February 15 - February 15 - German equipment manufacturer Liebherr unveiled its new 9-axle LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane during 2012.
Views: 514
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DSV snaps up Seatainers

February 15 - February 15 - Logistics services provider DSV has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Seatainers Group A/S.
Views: 553
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Van der Vlist delivers worldwide

February 14 - February 14 - Netherlands headquartered Van der Vlist Group has been busy expanding its global presence, whist executing projects worldwide.
Views: 693
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Antwerp and Rosmorport foster trade ties

February 14 - February 14 - Belgium's port of Antwerp will collaborate with Rosmorport - the state-owned company that represents the interests of all Russian seaports.
Views: 532
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New CEE member for Belgium

February 14 - February 14 - Wijngaard Natie has been appointed Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) network member in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 435
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World Bank backs Jamaica's hub dream

February 13 - February 13 - The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica's aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf and East Coast area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project.
Views: 533
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TT Club sees innovation in logistics

February 13 - February 13 - Leading insurance specialist in the global freight industry, TT Club reports that innovation in the logistics sector is on the rise.
Views: 329
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Clipper shifts turbines down under

February 13 - February 13 - Clipper Projects has shipped 56 wind turbines to Musselroe Wind Park, northern Tasmania, Australia, for Vestas Wind Systems.
Views: 320
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Port of Hamburg sees declines

February 13 - February 13 - The Port of Hamburg, Germany, saw its total cargo throughput marginally decline over the course of 2012.
Views: 244
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Saudia Cargo wins hearts with flowers

February 12 - February 12 - It might not be the usual type of urgent project assignment that Saudia Cargo is used to - but the repercussions if this urgent freight does not get into the eager hands of the customer on time could be severe.
Views: 329
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Safmarine MPV names Norton Lilly

February 12 - February 12 - Safmarine MPV, the specialist project cargo and breakbulk cargo operator to West Africa, has appointed Norton Lilly International as its full liner agent in the United States.
Views: 627
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ASCO gets 5-year Norwegian contract

February 12 - February 12 - The ASCO Group has won a five-year contract for supply base and logistics services in support of Lundin's drilling and operational activities in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including the Brynhild and Edvard Grieg fields, as well as expl
Views: 312
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Greencarrier puts wind in its sales with G

February 11 - February 11 - The Swedish East India Company and the Swedish transportation company Greencarrier have signed an agreement for the later to use the former's 18th-century East Indiaman sailing ship, G
Views: 273
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Conqueror: the latest network to join ELITE

February 11 - February 11 - Conqueror Freight Network has joined the Elite Association of Logistic Networks (ELITE) after passing the qualifying criteria for membership.
Views: 274
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Cargolux adopts new business plan

February 11 - February 11 - The board of directors of freighter operator Cargolux has formulated a new business plan for the period from 2013 to 2017.
Views: 490
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Viennesse waltz for Seaports of Niedersachsen

February 11 - February 11 - Once again, Seaports of Niedersachsen used the European Wind Energy Association's (EWEA) conference, held last week in Vienna, to present the capabilities of its ports to deliver logistics solutions for the wind energy sector.
Views: 271
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CEE duo handles Chinese tram shipment

February 11 - February 11 - The railway transportation specialist Multitrade Spain is working with Intermax Logistics Solutions in China, to handle a prototype tram being moved from the Spanish port of Tarragona to Chengdu via Shanghai, under a contract signed between
Views: 610
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The Friday Flyer

February 8 - February 8 - The old adage - talk is cheap - does not seem to apply in the EU's corridors of power in Brussels where agreement is being sought on a trillion-euro budget for the next seven years for the 27-nation union.
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Fairmount couple tow rig to Brazil

February 8 - February 8 - The super tugs Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Expedition operated by Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine, have towed the drilling rig Noble Max Smith from the Gulf of Mexico to Brazil.
Views: 287
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IAG ships Pagani supercar

February 8 - February 8 - IAG Cargo - the result of the merger between British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo - has successfully shipped a Pagani Huayra supercar from Frankfurt to Hong Kong.
Views: 546
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Damen delivers newbuild combi-lift vessel

February 7 - February 7 - Damen Shipyards Bergum, a subsidiary of Netherlands headquartered Damen Shipyards Group, has delivered a brand new combi-lift vessel - the Damen Combi Freighter 3850 'Hoogvliet'.
Views: 342
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Thursday Flyer

February 7 - February 7 - HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw presents a round up of Thursday's news and views from across the industry. For starters, Hamburger Hafen and Logistik (HHLA), one of Europe leading port logistics groups, released its preliminary performance f
Views: 561
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Cargo Equipment Experts welcomes latest member

February 7 - February 7 - The global network for equipment owners serving the heavy and outsized cargo industry - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) - has added German Survey Marine to its ranks.
Views: 265
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BEST fights elements to deliver reactors

February 7 - February 7 - Szczecin, Poland based BEST Logistics has delivered six reactors from the port of Szczecin to the port of Schwedt, Germany.
Views: 428
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Olympic charters by ABC

February 7 - February 7 - Russia's largest all cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) - a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group - has completed the first of a series of charter flights between Frankfurt, Germany and Sochi, Russia. The B747-400F charter flight was loaded
Views: 346
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Wednesday Flyer

February 6 - February 6 - In today's round round-up of general news from across the industry, HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, reports that international logistics provider, Logwin has opened a new warehouse in Sydney, Australia. The 4,000 sq m facility will bring al
Views: 638
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Third Steel in Transit conference

February 6 - February 6 - On April 18-19, 2013 the third Steel in Transit conference will take place in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 389
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SeaWorks names Brazilian agent

February 6 - February 6 - SeaWorks bv, the Dutch company, which announced in January that is is the commercial agent of a new project carrier and liner service established under the name of C-Works Carriers (CWC) has announced the appointment of Seanet as general comm
Views: 547
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Tuesday Flyer

February 6 - February 5 - Welcome to the first edition of our Tuesday round-up, in which HLPFI staff writer David Kershaw, delivers a snap shot of general news from across the industry that has caught his eye today.
Views: 891
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BWS tasked with shipment of jack-up rig

February 6 - February 6 - Danish-owned global transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been selected by Lamprell Energy to transport a LeTourneau S116E jack-up rig from the UAE to Russia.
Views: 463
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London calling for ISS Palumbo

February 5 - February 5 - Following last October's news of a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo SpA, HLPFI has learned that ISS Palumbo has opened an office in the U
Views: 724
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Wagenborg Nedlift buys mobile crane

February 5 - February 5 - Netherlands based Wagenborg Nedlift has acquired a brand-new 400-ton mobile crane manufactured by Tadano Faun.
Views: 435
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Cargolux widens freighter network

February 5 - February 5 - Luxembourg all-cargo airline Cargolux has added three new destinations to its freighter network: Xiamen, China; Latacunga, Ecuador; and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. B747-8 freighters will serve the three destinations.
Views: 398
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Olive trees

February 5 - February 5 - SDV Italy has delivered a shipment of four 40 ft flat rack containers and two 40 ft open top containers containing olive trees between Valencia, Spain and Ningbo, China.
Views: 219
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Cuxport enjoys strong 2012

February 4 - February 4 - Cuxhaven, Germany headquartered port services provider Cuxport handled approximately 1.6 million tonnes of cargo over the course of 2012.
Views: 339
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Turkish delight for BRI

February 4 - February 4 - Freight forwarder Bellville Rodair International (BRI) has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 394
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Terex delivers China crane

February 4 - February 4 - Equipment manufacturer Terex Cranes has delivered a Terex CC 6800 crawler crane to Shandon Gulf Large Size Hoisting Equipment Co. Ltd (Gulf Hoisting), in China.
Views: 538
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Antwerp developments

February 4 - February 4 - Imports thought the Port of Antwerp have become cheaper as it is now possible to defer value added tax (VAT) on imports without having to pay a deposit.
Views: 270
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Wilbert Turmkrane files for bankruptcy

February 4 - February 4 - On January 25, 2013 German tower crane manufacturer Wilbert Turmkrane started bankruptcy proceedings. Wilbert Kranservice and Wilbert Montage, the Wilbert rental and erection operation divisions, will not be affected by the insolvency of the
Views: 451
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The Friday Flyer

February 1 - February 1 - With just over a week to go before the Chinese New Year, HLPFI staff are beginning to break open the fortune cookies while looking forward to the lion parades near our London HQ.
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Quartet develops offshore wind farm installation plan

February 1 - February 1 - Project forwarder deugro Denmark A/S, together with partners Conquest Offshore, Amasus Shipping / Abis Shipping, have developed a joint plan for the installation of offshore wind farm components.
Views: 491
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Fairmount Marine delivers Tamar jacket

February 1 - February 1 - Netherlands based Fairmount Marine has delivered the newbuild Noble Tamar jacket to the Tamar gas field in the eastern Mediterranean.
Views: 329
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A2Sea on the double at Gunfleet Sands

February 1 - February 1 - Sea Installer, 2SEA's second-generation offshore wind turbine installation vessel, has successfully installed two Siemens 6MW test turbines at the Gunfleet Sands 3 offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 266
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Dimerco delivers Paris-Shanghai project shipment

February 1 - February 1 - Taiwan based global logistics services provider Dimerco Express Group, has successfully executed its 'Charter Cargo Project' - involving the shipment of 96.1 tonnes of over-dimensional cargo between Paris Vatry airport, France, and Shanghai P
Views: 377
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Indian crane takeaway for V. Alexander

February 1 - February 1 - Bremen, Germany headquartered V. Alexander Logistics - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network - has organised the shipment of approximately 2,500 tonnes of special cranes and equipment from Xiamen, China to Kolkata, India.
Views: 910

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