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TCR buys Kamag heavy lift gear

July 31 - July 31 - Coffeyville, Kansas, USA headquartered Taylor Crane & Rigging (TCR), an industrial mover and crane services company, has acquired 32-axle lines of Scheuerle/Kamag K-25s.
Views: 710
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Chilton joins Air Partner

July 31 - July 31 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Air Partner has appointed Grahame Chilton as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Views: 433
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Liebherr crawler breaks world record

July 31 - July 31 - German crane manufacturer Liebherr has set a new world record by assembling the world's tallest crawler crane at its manufacturing plant in Ehingen.
Views: 454
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CEA doubles-up in Thailand

July 30 - July 30 - CEA Projects - a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Thailand - has successfully transported two catamarans along the Eastern seaboard of Thailand's Gulf Coast.
Views: 505
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Strong Q2 at Panalpina

July 29 - July 29 - Panalpina Group has seen Q2 2013 gross profit grow by 10 percent year-on-year to CHF399 million (UAD430.1 million). Revenue during that time grew by 3.53 percent to CHF1.72 billion (USD1.85 billion).
Views: 817
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XLP extends Embassy membership

July 29 - July 29 - The XLProjects (XLP) network has welcomed its latest member office representing Turkey, Embassy Freight.
Views: 469
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European Commission reviews consortia block exemption

July 29 - July 29 - The European Commission's DG Competition has started the Review process on Commission Regulation (EC) No 906/2009 on the application of Article 81(3) [101(3)] of the Treaty to certain categories of agreements, decisions, and concerted practices
Views: 233
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The Friday Flyer - July 26th 2013

July 26 - This week Cosco Shipping confirmed that its Hong Kong subsidiary has placed an order for a further four multipurpose vessels with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co.
Views: 1065
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Cargolux and unions reach agreement

July 26 - July 26 - Following a meeting between Cargolux International Airlines management and the two unions representing staff at the Luxembourg carrier, OGBL and LCGB, on July 24 all parities reached an agreement on an addendum that will form part of a revised c
Views: 361
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V. Alexander completes Indian shipment

July 26 - July 26 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member representing Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, recently shipped over-dimensional cases containing machinery from Germany to India.
Views: 520
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Wismar takes another Sennebogen crane

July 26 - July 26 - Germany's Seehafen Wismar GmbH has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 870 M harbour crane from LST Bau- und Industriemaschinen GmbH, Sennebogen's local sales partner.
Views: 695
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CJ Korea chooses Amarcon's OCTOPUS

July 25 - July 25 - Netherlands headquartered Amarcon - a member of the ABB Group - has received an order for two OCTOPUS-Onboard motion monitoring systems from CJ Korea Express.
Views: 853
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Reels prove lucrative for Van der Vlist

July 25 - July 25 - A regular shipment for heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist in the UK is cable reels and drums and the company says it is carving a good niche in this sector.
Views: 320
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Holleman in Bulgarian boiler move

July 24 - July 24 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D., a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has coordinated the shipment of a large boiler and a furnace from Denmark to Katunitsa village in Bulgaria.
Views: 366
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Boskalis selects Barge Master

July 23 - July 23 - Netherlands headquartered Barge Master develops and produces motion compensation platforms for the marine and offshore industry. Marine contractor Boskalis will employ the Barge Master platform during phase three of the Malampaya project, offsho
Views: 511
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New chief exec at Port of Rotterdam

July 23 - July 23 - Allard Castelein will become the new chief executive of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, effective January 1, 2014.
Views: 380
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ALE buys Nooteboom trailers

July 23 - July 23 - UK heavy transportation specialist ALE has placed a multimillion dollar order with Netherlands headquartered Nooteboom Trailers for 16 units designed for the transportation of wind turbine parts.
Views: 534
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Formaco joins with Irizar

July 22 - July 22 - Netherlands based forging and casting works Formaco has signed a contract with Spain's Irizar Forge for the exclusive sale of the latter's forged lifting hooks, crane lifting blocks and associated equipment in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Views: 456
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Cargolux reconnects with Santiago de Chile

July 22 - July 22 - Luxembourg headquartered all-cargo airline Cargolux International will reinstate its weekly B747 freighter service to Santiago de Chile, as of July 28, 2013.
Views: 384
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Chapman Freeborn rebrands OBC services

July 22 - July 22 - Global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn has rebranded its on board courier (OBC) service following a successful global expansion of the product during 2012.
Views: 282
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Ginckels joins Euroports

July 22 - July 22 - Effective July 15, 2013 Gunther Ginckels has been appointed business unit director breakbulk at Euroports Benelux and France.
Views: 614
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Mixed results for Antwerp in first half

July 22 - July 22 - The port of Antwerp reports that it handled 95,662,759 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, an increase of 2.0 percent in comparison with the same period in 2012.
Views: 474
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McKeil tugs reach stacker

July 19 - July 19 - Ontario, Canada headquartered McKeil Marine recently moved a 1,200 tonne reach stacker between Belledune, New Brunswick and Port Cartier, Quebec.
Views: 416
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The Friday Flyer - July 19th 2013

July 19 - Economic black clouds are being seen over two of the BRIC countries that could spell stormy weather for operators in the heavy lift and project cargo markets.
Views: 1342
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Hansa extends heavy lift fleet

July 19 - July 19 - Germany headquartered shipping line Hansa Heavy Lift has purchased two F-class vessels from another undisclosed shipping company. The new additions will sail under the names HHL Elbe and HHL Tyne.
Views: 610
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Mammoet completes 14,000 tonne load-out (Video)

July 18 - July 18 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has completed the lifting and load-out of the 12,000 tonne Bien Dong topside in Vung Tang, Southern Vietnam.
Views: 534
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Holleman leads three transformer projects

July 18 - July 18 - Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D., a Bulgarian member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has completed a trio of heavy projects.
Views: 595
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 653
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TPL and Can move Turkish OOG modules

July 18 - July 18 - Belgium based Transport & Project Logistics (TPL) Antwerp together with Turkish partner Can Logistics teamed-up to deliver over-dimensional cooler and granulator sections for a plant in Saudi Arabia.
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Ukraine announces JV to build AN-124s

July 18 - July 18 - According to an announcement on the web portal of the Ukrainian government, one of the important results of Ukrainian-Russian meeting of Prime Ministers of the two countries, which was held on July 12, 2013 in Sochi, was an agreement to establis
Views: 543
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Coordinadora powers through Seville

July 17 - July 17 - Spain based Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has moved a 247 tonne turbine through the city streets of Seville.
Views: 430
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Broekman buys TWO Chemical

July 17 - July 17 - Netherlands headquartered Broekman Group has acquired TWO Chemical Logistics from Emons Group.
Views: 728
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Tight squeeze for Liebherr and Hugon

July 17 - July 17 - France based crane operator Hugon deployed its Liebherr LTC 1045-3.1 compact crane on a tricky job inside the mediaeval town of Carcassonne, in the south of the country.
Views: 417
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Swissport appoints Livingston

July 17 - July 17 - Aviation ground services provider Swissport International has appointed Stan Livingston as senior vice president global key account management ground handling.
Views: 682
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Air Partner trades up

July 16 - July 16 - UK headquartered air charter broker Air Partner has reported strong trading over the last eight weeks.
Views: 446
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Swissport promotes Knudsen

July 16 - July 16 - Aviation ground handling services provider Swissport International has named Nils Pries Knudsen its new head of global cargo services.
Views: 604
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Stedergroup move frames to UK

July 16 - July 16 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing the Netherlands, Stedergroup B.V., has transported two blade rack frames and associated equipment from Flushing to Teesside in the UK.
Views: 315
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Seawave joins PCN

July 15 - July 15 - Seawave Navigation has become the third and final member of the Project Cargo Network, representing Tunisia.
Views: 455
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EMS APO starts in Albania

July 15 - July 15 - Leer, Germany headquartered EMS Shipping and Trading has officially started operating the East Terminal in the Port of Durres, Albania.
Views: 458
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Massive jacket pile takes a bow

July 15 - July 15 - Earlier this month BOW Terminal - the breakbulk and offshore wind terminal located in Vlissingen, the Netherlands - unloaded its longest-ever jacket pile.
Views: 612
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The Friday Flyer - July 12th 2013

July 12 - Issue 33 of HLPFI has been put to bed and the various reports it contains suggest that whilst growth has slowed in the project cargo business in Australia, Canada and Korea, there are signs of recovery in the UK and renewed optimism about prospects in the
Views: 1227
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Fairmount tows Congo rig

July 12 - July 12 - Rotterdam, the Netherlands headquartered contractor Fairmount Marine has delivered a semi-submersible drilling rig from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Pointe-Noire in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 473
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Chapman and ACI charter AN-225

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn and air freight forwarder Air Cargo International (ACI) have teamed-up to complete an AN-225 charter from South Korea to France.
Views: 846
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Emirates connects Ukraine

July 12 - July 11 - Emirates Airlines has unveiled expansion plans for Eastern Europe with the launch of daily services between Dubai and Kiev, Ukraine, as of January 16, 2014.
Views: 434
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Schurig to start charity run at Breakbulk Americas

July 12 - July 12 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Buddy Schurig from Texas Terminals will be firing the starter's gun at this year's Business Run, which will take place in New Orleans on September 25, during
Views: 742
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Bibby names new coo

July 12 - July 12 - UK headquartered Bibby Ship Management Group has appointed Chris Stone its new chief operating officer.
Views: 662
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Silk Way orders two 747-8 freighters

July 11 - July 11 - Azerbaijan-based Silk Way Airlines has ordered two Boeing 747-8 freighters valued at USD704 million, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 428
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Larger ships on the horizon

July 11 - July 11 - 22,000 teu containerships will start being built in a few years and 24,000 teu vessels won't be far behind, says Ocean Shipping Consultants managing director Andrew Penfold, speaking at the recent TOC Container Supply Chain Conference.
Views: 617
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Varova joins PCN

July 11 - July 11 - Finland headquartered Varova Oy has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 385
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Albert acquires Liebherr muscle

July 11 - July 11 - Baunatal, Germany based heavy transport and crane contractor Albert Regel GmbH has taken delivery of the first-ever Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane to leave the assembly line.
Views: 538
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Faymonville opens Polish MAX facility

July 10 - July 10 - On June 21, 2013 MAX Trailer, a subsidiary of Luxembourg based equipment manufacturer Faymonville, officially inaugurated its final assembly line in Goleniow, Poland.
Views: 252
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Rickmers moves boilers to Saudi Arabia

July 10 - July 10 - Four steam boilers, each weighing 200 tonnes, have been shipped from Bilbao Port in Spain to Saudi Arabia, onboard the Rickmers-Linie vessel Rickmers Jap
Views: 617
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Drilling rigs moved stateside

July 10 - July 10 - USA based WCA Projects network member Global Shipping Services recently transported three mobile drill rigs from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Port Hueneme, California, USA.
Views: 529
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V. Alexander in project moves

July 9 - July 9 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network member for Germany, V. Alexander International Logistics, has moved a heavy heat exchanger from Berlin to Lavera, France.
Views: 479
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DB Schenker opens Laos division

July 9 - July 9 - Germany headquartered logistics giant DB Schenker has established a new entity in Laos, trading under the name Schenker (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd, to better serve its customers across the region.
Views: 637
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Tricky silo movement

July 9 - July 9 - Van der Vlist group member ZTT carried out a complicated operation where it delivered a 28,000 kg dairy silo from Germany to Bedum, the Netherlands. The silo was shipped on Janina to Delfzijl, Groningen, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 376
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Dockwise wins new contracts

July 9 - July 9 - Dockwise has revealed numerous new contracts, a total value of approximately USD175 million, for heavy marine transport as well as transport and installation (T&I) services, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 539
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Cuxhaven sees final piece for offshore park

July 9 - July 9 - The German port of Cuxhaven has handled the last of 80 monopile foundations and transition pieces built by AMBAU GmbH, destined for the Windpark Meerwind S
Views: 353
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Emirates adds Stockholm lift

July 8 - July 8 - The air freight division of UAE based Emirates Airline, Emirates SkyCargo, will add Stockholm, Sweden to its global network effective September 4, 2013.
Views: 726
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SAL completes two heavy projects

July 8 - July 8 - Germany headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift (SAL) has executed two projects recently - the loading of workboats in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and the delivery of a boiler for an FPSO vessel in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 803
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Turbines moved through Bilbao

July 8 - July 8 - The first offshore wind turbine manufactured in Spain by Gamesa Eolica has been shipped from Bilbao Port to the Canary Islands and will form part of a 5 MW wind farm.
Views: 540
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GPLN welcomes new members

July 8 - July 8 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added a number of new member offices and companies to its ranks.
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Broekman buys Triple Logistics

July 8 - July 8 - Netherlands headquartered logistics services provider Broekman Group has acquired Amsterdam based 3PL Triple Logistics.
Views: 548
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The Friday Flyer - July 5th 2013

July 5 - Events in Egypt are filling the news and political pages of the media around the world leaving HLPFI staff wondering whether the reverberations may yet wash out across the Suez Canal and into the world of project freight.
Views: 1202
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PCN's Conxion moves Doha port gear

July 5 - July 5 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment, Qatar representatives of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has completed the first phase of a large project shipment for the New Doha Port.
Views: 572
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RPL strengthens North African network

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Project Logistics (RPL) has opened two new offices in Tunisia, one in the coastal town of Gabes and a second in Tripoli. RPL has also signed an exclusive partnership with North African heavy goods transport company Sohatram.
Views: 698
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PCN adds CGLogistics in Latin America

July 4 - July 4 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named its third and final members in Ecuador and Peru, with the addition of CGLogistics Group to its ranks.
Views: 465
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BOCS counts on Abacus

July 4 - July 4 - Basel, Switzerland based shipping agency, Abacus Shipping will represent BOCS Bremen, effective July 1, 2013.
Views: 483
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Tunnel borer project excites WWL ALS

July 3 - July 3 - WWL ALS - a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics - recently coordinated the relocation of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) from St. John's Wood, Central London to Haringley, London - a distance of 9 km.
Views: 424
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GPS buys Damen Shoalbuster

July 3 - July 3 - UK based GPS Marine acquired a 27 m Damen Shoalbuster 2709 workboat from Damen Shipyards Group, during the Seawork 2013 exhibition held in Southampton, June 25-27, 2013.
Views: 267
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XLProjects reaches half century

July 3 - July 3 - Just eight months since it was formed, project cargo forwarder network XLProjects (XLP) has revealed that its membership is now 35 individual companies, with offices in more then 50 cities, covering over 30 countries.
Views: 450
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Hansa Heavy Lift adds Great Lakes capacity

July 3 - July 3 - Hansa Heavy Lift has revealed dates of scheduled sailings between Europe and the Great Lakes. The services sail from Antwerp and offer discharges in Duluth, USA and Thunder Bay, Canada, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 553
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Bliek named director breakbulk, Rotterdam

July 3 - July 3 - Joyce Bliek is appointed director for breakbulk at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, writes Louisa Beckett, adding to her existing responsibilities as head of the ports container department.
Views: 532
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Bertling completes German expansion

July 2 - July 2 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered logistics and project freight services provider, Bertling Logistics, has opened a new representative office in Dusseldorf - trading as F.H. Bertling Logistics GmbH.
Views: 346
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Sarens welcomes thousandth Kamag unit

July 2 - July 2 - Heavy transport equipment manufacturer KAMAG has delivered its 1,000th K24 axle line to its long-term customer, Belgium headquartered Sarens Group.
Views: 359
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Pacific Winter turns into Rickmers Chennai

July 2 - July 2 - Pacific Winter, one of the multi-purpose ships operating on Rickmers' service between Europe and the Middle East/India has been christened Rickmers Chennai, writes Louisa Beckett.
Views: 724
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Mammoet and Scheuerle toast 30-year anniversary

July 1 - July 1 - The management of Scheuerle and Mammoet met at Pfedelbach, Germany - where the first Scheuerle SPMT was manufactured - to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first delivery of a Scheuerle self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) to Mammoet in
Views: 327
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Volga secures satellite deal

July 1 - July 1 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has signed a contract extension with French logistics firm SDV and Thales Alenia Space to transport its aerospace equipment until 2016.
Views: 479

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