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Europe News from November 2013

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The Friday Flyer - November 29th 2013

November 29 - Are liner shipping lines hiding their cartels in plain sight? When the European Commission's (EC) lawmakers turned their sights on anti-competitive activity in 2011, the most obvious characteristic of a cartel was clandestine cloak-and-dagger meetings bet
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Eurogate, BLG and Areva deliver North Sea wind

November 29 - November 29 - Eurogate, operator of Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven (CTW), Germany, has paired with project forwarder BLG and turbine manufacturer Areva Wind to handle, store and assemble rotor stars that will be used in the Global Tech I offshore wind p
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Dissaco joins GPLN

November 29 - November 29 - Antwerp, Belgium headquartered Dissaco N.V. has become the latest organisation to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 616
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PCN pair ship chassis to Brazil

November 29 - November 29 - Project Cargo Network's (PCN) Brazilian representative, Double Star Logistics, and fellow Czech Republic member, Zoom-Cargo, teamed-up to handle a ro-ro shipment of heavy-duty truck chassis from Czech Republic to Brazil.
Views: 362
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Nine goes into 34 for WWL ALS

November 28 - November 28 - WWL ALS, a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, has coordinated the delivery of a Komatsu PC2000 excavator and eight Komatsu HD785 dump trucks from South Shields, England to Lugar & Dunbar in Scotland.
Views: 418
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JasProjects wins BG Group

November 28 - November 28 - JasProjects has signed a strategic alliance confirming Jas Forwarding Worldwide as BG Group's primary freight forwarding partner for the next five years.
Views: 546
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Mammoet assists tower transportation

November 27 - November 27 - According to reports in the international media, Bladt Industries has completed the shipment of the tower sections for Vestas' 8 MW offshore wind turbine prototype, with Mammoet handling the road transportation.
Views: 313
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Aeroscraft teams with IAC to serve Arctic regions

November 27 - November 27 - Aeroscraft Corporation - developer of the Aeroscraft, an innovative rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has established a strategic partnership with airline Icelandair Cargo (IAC) to develop new logistical air freight r
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Record turbine installation for Alstom

November 26 - November 26 - Alstom has installed a new-generation offshore wind turbine, the 6 MW Haliade 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium.
Views: 229
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DB Schenker to assist IPC

November 25 - November 25 - DB Schenker has extended the agreement to provide the Boon, Germany headquartered International Paralympic Committee (IPC) with logistics, freight forwarding and Customs clearance services for the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia 2014 and R
Views: 455
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Scheuerle-Kamag supports Boxco in India

November 25 - November 25 - Boxco Logistics has transported an 880-tonne splitter column from its fabrication site in Dahej, India to the port of Mumbai, via Adani port, mobilising two 28-axle lines of Scheuerle-Kamag K25 self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) to
Views: 379
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Aeroscraft discussed at European Parliament

November 25 - November 25 - The president and ceo of Aeros, Igor Pasternak, and the company's director of strategic finance, William Feeley, have attended a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium to discuss the economical and environmental benefits of
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The Friday Flyer - November 22nd 2013

November 25 - The embattled STX Group has seen its biggest creditor become its biggest shareholder after the state-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) traded debt for equity in the troubled shipbuilder and its affiliated shipping company STX Pan Ocean. The move by the K
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Nirint moves service to Rotterdam

November 22 - November 22 - Nirint Shipping has announced that it is switching its Europe-Caribbean-Canada-Europe (ECCE) multipurpose service for all liner vessels, from the port of Moerdijk to the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, effective January 1, 2014.
Views: 415
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Ferus Smit to build for Symphony

November 22 - November 22 - Dutch shipyard, Ferus Smit has received an order to build six new ECOBOX vessels for Symphony Shipping, a part of Symphony Ventures, a company based in Singapore.
Views: 537
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Kalmar assists Helsingborg

November 21 - November 21 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has relocated an 850-tonne ship-to-shore (STS) crane for the Port of Helsingborg in Sweden.
Views: 498
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New European canal back on track

November 21 - November 21 - A multi-billion-euro transport infrastructure project to link the inland waterways network of the Greater Paris region with that of the Benelux countries and beyond, appears to be back on track.
Views: 522
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Seal Trading in grain and brew move

November 20 - November 20 - Seal Trading Supplies has shipped two combine harvesters from Tifton in Georgia, USA to Managua, Nicaragua.
Views: 399
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Nurminen handles materials handlers

November 20 - November 20 - Nurminen Logistics has handled the transportation of a total of 1,500 cu m of dismantled materials handling machines from Finland to Murmansk in Russia.
Views: 594
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Blue chip companies strengthen management

November 19 - November 19 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Henrik Lund as its new global airfreight director, based in Hamburg and reporting directly to Mark Hellmann, chairman of the global air cargo board.
Views: 660
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C.H. Robinson expands European footprint

November 19 - November 19 - C.H. Robinson has opened a new office in Basel, Switzerland, managed by Ildiko Gergely (pictured), who has been with the company since 2000.
Views: 483
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Rickmers-Linie parties in Istanbul

November 19 - November 19 - German shipping line Rickmers-Linie concluded the first day of the Breakbulk Turkey 2013 Conference and Exhibition, Istanbul, with a drinks reception atop the InterContinental Istanbul Hotel.
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Port of Everett adds AAL service

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett has added a new Austral Asia Line (AAL) liner service to its list of regular ship calls.
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CEVA appoints Urbain

November 18 - November 18 - CEVA Logistics has announced that Marvin Schlanger will retire from his position as ceo of the company and will be succeeded by Xavier Urbain, effective January 2, 2014.
Views: 324
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The Friday Flyer - November 15th 2013

November 18 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
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Donbasstransitservice utilises TMI-4 pontoon

November 18 - November 18 - Donbasstransitservice, based in Mariupol, Ukraine, has arranged the transportation of 830 tonnes of oil refinery equipment from Novorossiysk to Astrakhan in Russia.
Views: 565
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Martin Bencher breaks own airfreight record

November 15 - November 15 - Martin Bencher Group's Brazilian and German business units joined forces to plan and execute the delivery of components for the oil and gas industry from Germany to Brazil.
Views: 350
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Hunt & Palmer chooses Platinum

November 15 - November 15 - As part of its expansion into North America, Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters (HPCC) has appointed Platinum Air Cargo as its general sales agent (GSA) in the USA.
Views: 349
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Alpha Projects & Logistics joins GPLN

November 15 - November 15 - Alpha Projects & Logistics has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), with offices in Denmark, Italy and the Netherlands.
Views: 335
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Liebherr lifts Maid of the Mist boats

November 14 - November 14 - Liebherr has installed a heavy lift fixed cargo crane on a new dry dock facility on the US side of the Niagara Falls, to lift the Maid of the Mist tourist boats from the Niagara River.
Views: 520
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Terex goes pink

November 14 - November 14 - Terex Cranes has donated a pink paint job on Phoenix Crane Rental's new Terex T 340-1 hydraulic truck crane, to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
Views: 527
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DHL busy with heavy projects

November 14 - November 14 - DHL Industrial Projects has completed a number of heavy lift projects in Vietnam, Denmark and Kuwait.
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FREJA appoints Lunabba

November 13 - November 13 - As part of its increased focus on project and heavy lift cargo, FREJA Transport & Logistics has employed Tom Lunabba as its project director.
Views: 569
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EMS delivers lifeboats

November 13 - November 13 - EMS Chartering GmbH & Co has delivered nine lifeboats for the new 146,600-tonne cruise ship, Norwegian Getaway, which was floated out of Meyer-Werft's covered building dock in Papenburg, Germany earlier this week.
Views: 307
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Indial handles track-tamping locomotive

November 12 - November 12 - Mumbai-based Indial Shipping has handled the import of a track-tamping locomotive for a large corporation in India.
Views: 463
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Tripod load-outs for Verbrugge and Sarens

November 12 - November 12 - Verbrugge Zeeland Terminals in the port of Vlissingen, Netherlands and its partner Sarens have completed the load-out of five tripods for the German offshore wind farm, Global Tech I.
Views: 352
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Delayed super-oilfield starts to bear fruit

November 12 - November 12 - More than 13 years after its discovery the Kashagan super-giant oilfield, located in the northern part of the Caspian Sea close to Atyrau, Kazakhstan, started production last month, pumping approximately 40,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd).
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Scheuerle assists crane order at Gdynia

November 11 - November 11 - Based in Poland, Gdynia Port Technical Company, has begun processing a large onsite order for Konecranes' Finland branch, ready for shipment to Global Container Terminals (GCT) in New Jersey, USA.
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Ocean7 launches

November 11 - November 11 - A new heavy lift chartering and shipping company has been founded, Ocean7 Projects, operating a fleet of multipurpose and heavy lift vessels.
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Globalink goes for gold

November 11 - November 11 - Globalink has handled the delivery of three 650-tonne mills for a gold mine project from China to Balkhash, Kazakhstan.
Views: 573
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Drum duo for Nurminen

November 11 - November 11 - Nurminen Logistics has transported two large drums from Ii, Finland to Gavle, Sweden.
Views: 412
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The Friday Flyer - November 8th 2013

November 11 - There has been plenty of media coverage this week about the opening of DP World's London Gateway, the UK's newest container port, which saw the arrival of its first scheduled call, by MOL Caledon, a container ship laden with fruit and wine from South Afri
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Mammoet launches terminal crane

November 8 - November 8 - Mammoet has unveiled its new MTC15 terminal crane, which has a capacity of 600 tonnes and a load moment of 15,000 tonne metres.
Views: 532
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Column delivery for V. Alexander

November 7 - November 7 - V. Alexander International Logistics has transported an outsize column from Poland to Russia, as part of a larger project involving delivery of an air separation plant to Central Russia.
Views: 436
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Liebherr duet in bridge refurbishment

November 7 - November 7 - Two Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile cranes operated by H. N. Krane and Maxicraft have helped position bridge sections for the Freidrich Bridge over the River Spree in Berlin, as part of its refurbishment.
Views: 584
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Via Mat ships sub-Sahara

November 7 - November 7 - Switzerland headquartered forwarder Via Mat Transport & Logistics is currently engaged with multi-origin project cargo shipments for a copper mine operator in Zambia.
Views: 483
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Swift Swiss delivery for Volga-Dnepr

November 6 - November 6 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered an aircraft engine cowling from Germany to Switzerland on board one of its IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.
Views: 291
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Tight transport for Van der Vlist

November 6 - November 6 - Van der Vlist have moved two Liebherr RL64 pipe-laying machines from Austria to the Netherlands for customisation, before transporting them to Wick, Scotland.
Views: 278
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Thorco opens in Chile

November 6 - November 6 - Multipurpose project shipping line Thorco Shipping has opened a new office in Santiago, Chile, trading as Thorco Shipping Chile.
Views: 459
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Mammoet moves Chevron coke drums

November 6 - November 6 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift and transportation specialist Mammoet helped transport six coke drums for the Chevron El Segundo Refinery in El Segundo, California USA.
Views: 495
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STS crane relocation for Kalmar

November 5 - November 5 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed the relocation of five ship-to-shore (STS) cranes for Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) in Durban, South Africa.
Views: 533
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Wasa makes light work of gas tanks

November 5 - November 5 - Finland headquartered freight forwarder Wasa Logistics recently completed a complex multimodal project shipment, successfully delivering three over-dimensional gas tanks from Decin in the Czech Republic to Kokkola, Finland.
Views: 556
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Bridgepoint invests in LOC

November 4 - November 4 - LOC Group has secured a minority external investment from Bridgepoint Development Capital (BDC).
Views: 577
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Rail track machinery move for The Freight Company

November 4 - November 4 - Bangkok, Thailand-based, The Freight Company Ltd, has transported five rail track laying machines from the Saphli railway station in Chumphon, southern Thailand, to the port of Laem Chabang.
Views: 514
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The Friday Flyer - November 1st 2013

November 1 - November 1 - In the northern hemisphere, winter is upon us, as the nights draw in and thoughts turn to snow and ice on jobsites. There does seem to be a brighter light at the end of the tunnel, with improved economic prospects in sight in many markets.
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Expansion for KOG Transport

November 1 - November 1 - KOG Transport has opened a new office in the UK and has entered into an agreement with Switzerland-headquartered Theodor Wille Intertrade (TWI).
Views: 536
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Mammoet invests in Scheuerle SPMTs

November 1 - November 1 - Mammoet has signed a contract for 650 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) at Scheuerle, bringing the company's total number of employed axle lines to more than 3,000.
Views: 484
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Dredge hose shipment for Tuscor Lloyds

November 1 - November 1 - Tuscor Lloyds was contracted by a client in the oil and gas industry to transport dredge hoses and sleeves from Felixstowe, UK to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 432
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

November 1 - November 1 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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