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Europe News from February 2014

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MacGregor acquires Deep Water

February 28 - February 28 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired Norway's Deep Water Solutions AS to strengthen its offering for environmentally friendly solutions in the offshore load handling applications.
Views: 397
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Ekin transports tank trio

February 28 - February 28 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation Co has handled the shipment of three outsize tanks from Turkey to Bulgaria.
Views: 528
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Mixed results for German ports

February 27 - February 27 - Bremenports has issued its 2013 throughput statistics for the ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven. Conventional cargo declined from 8.4 million tonnes to 7.9 million tonnes, a year-on-year decline of 6 percent over 2012.
Views: 293
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Kalitta launches service to Amsterdam

February 27 - February 27 - Effective March 9, Kalitta Air LLC is launching a twice weekly B747-400F scheduled service routing New York - Amsterdam - New York in cooperation with Inter Aviation Services (IAS) and HAE Group.
Views: 448
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Auckland breakbulk on the up

February 27 - February 27 - The Port of Auckland has achieved record efficiencies and volumes for the six months ending December 31, 2013.
Views: 477
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Volga-Dnepr under pressure

February 26 - February 26 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported the pressurised cargo module (PCM) of the Cygnus resupply spacecraft from Turin, Italy to Wallops Island in the USA.
Views: 342
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City of Adelaide arrives in Australia

February 26 - February 26 - The 450-tonne clipper ship City of Adelaide has arrived at Port Adelaide on board Combi Lift's heavy lift vessel Palanpur.
Views: 488
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Tianjie delivers SPMTs

February 26 - February 26 - Tianjie Heavy Industries has delivered 120 lines of Tianjie TJ-G3.0 type SPMTs.
Views: 270
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Van der Vlist on the boil

February 26 - February 26 - Van der Vlist has transported two wood burning boilers and one gas boiler from Venlo in the Netherlands to Besancon in the east of France.
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R&B ships another huge crane

February 25 - February 25 - R&B Global Projects has handled the shipment of a Terex CC 8000-1 lattice boom crawler crane from the port of Ilyichevsk in Ukraine to Thailand's Laem Chabang port.
Views: 516
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Cuxport's berth 4 gets go ahead

February 25 - February 25 - A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed for the construction of berth 4 at the Cuxport terminal in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 466
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Flyer arrives in the Netherlands

February 25 - February 25 - The sailing yacht, Flyer, has been shipped from Long Beach, California to the Netherlands via the Belgian port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 316
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Kings Transport buys Walkers Haulage

February 25 - February 25 - In Australia, Kings Consolidated Group has announced the acquisition of New South Wales-based haulage business, Walker's Haulage.
Views: 643
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Steely move for InterRail

February 24 - February 24 - The Swiss rail freight service provider, the InterRail Group, has transported 41 high cube 40 ft containers full of steel equipment over 8,000 km along the wide gauge railway connection between Europe and China.
Views: 513
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Oil and gas milestone for Volga-Dnepr

February 24 - February 24 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 45 tonnes of equipment from Rio de Janeiro to Prestwick, Scotland on board an IL-76TD-90VD freighter, marking its 1,100th flight for customers in the oil and gas industry.
Views: 311
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Liebherr crane aids Able's expansion

February 24 - February 24 - The arrival of a Liebherr LHM600SHL mobile harbour crane at the Able Seaton Port has marked a major step forward in Able UK's expansion of its port facilities on the Tees and Humber.
Views: 576
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US nuclear projects on the horizon

February 24 - February 24 - Project forwarders in the United States will welcome the news that the country's government has issued USD6.5 billion in loan guarantees for the construction of two new nuclear power reactors at Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant.
Views: 323
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WWPC prepares for Phuket

February 21 - February 21 - Members, invited sponsors and supporting media will gather in Phuket from March 14 - 16 for the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) annual membership conference.
Views: 444
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Rodriguez steps down from Altius

February 20 - February 20 - Commercial director of Spain's Altius Projects, Enrique Rodriguez, is retiring from the company and being replaced by Salvador Corrales.
Views: 323
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It's a first for Chapman Freeborn

February 20 - February 20 - Chapman Freeborn and its logistics partners, SPI Freight Ltd and Logik Logistics International have transported a C-Worker vessel from Portsmouth, UK to Lafayette, USA onboard a B747-800F.
Views: 341
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Hat trick for Blue Water in Tbilisi

February 20 - February 20 - Blue Water Shipping's Tbilisi office has handled three complex unloading, loading and transportation projects in Georgia.
Views: 391
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Faymonville gets gas tank moving

February 19 - February 19 - Maxtrans NV has transported a 400-tonne liquid gas tank from its manufacturing site to the nearest quay in Genk, Belgium on Faymonville's S-module axle lines.
Views: 300
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Saudia to increase belly capacity

February 19 - February 19 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) is increasing its belly capacity on new international routes to Manchester and Los Angeles as of April 1, 2014.
Views: 246
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Escalators fly with Volga-Dnepr

February 19 - February 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered lifts and escalators to be used in the modernisation of the National Belarus Airport from Shanghai to Minsk, Belarus.
Views: 523
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Landfall gets into the Spirit

February 18 - February 18 - Landfall Marine Contractors has chartered a heavy lift vessel to transport 24 MPS container-pontoons and a 300-tonne jack-up barge to Ghana.
Views: 453
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Aeolus breezes out of Sietas

February 18 - February 18 - The jack-up vessel, Aeolus, which was constructed at the Sietas shipyard for Dutch marine engineering company, Van Oord, has left the shipyard.
Views: 457
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West of Duddon powers up

February 18 - February 18 - The West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a renewable energy project developed by ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy, has generated its first electricity for the United Kingdom's national grid.
Views: 348
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Kestrel and SSL to serve Americas

February 18 - February 18 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Views: 562
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WWL adds Santander

February 18 - February 18 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added a twice monthly call at Santander in Spain to its Europe-Oceania service.
Views: 426
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Port executive appointments for France

February 18 - February 18 - The Marseilles Fos port authority has appointed Jean-Marc Forneri as chairman, Delphine Andre as deputy chair, and backed the nomination of Christine Cabau Woehrel as chief executive officer (ceo) on the port's executive board.
Views: 413
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Seaports of Niedersachsen sees positives

February 18 - February 18 - Despite a year-on-year fall of seven percent in cargo volumes, the Seaports of Niedersachsen reports that individual business areas of its ports, such as the handling of wind energy components, forest products and automobiles, has seen posit
Views: 293
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Wind tower rises with SNS

February 17 - February 17 - SNS International Transport has transported components for a wind turbine tower, which will be installed in Jordan's Al Shobak district.
Views: 354
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QCN unifies brand

February 17 - February 17 - Quality Cargo Networks (QCN) has launched a streamlined marketing concept for the three companies that it manages: Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network.
Views: 334
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Absorbing lift for Wagenborg

February 14 - February 14 - Wagenborg Nedlift has lifted a fully equipped absorber column, which weighed 258 tonnes, onto its foundations at OCI's ammonia plant at the Chemelot site in Geleen, the Netherlands.
Views: 336
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StederDelta goes for two in Romania

February 13 - February 13 - StederDelta Group has decided to open a new office in Bucharest, which will focus on commercial operations.
Views: 352
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Cautious optimism from WWH

February 13 - February 13 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH) has seen a positive growth in deep sea volumes transported and the group's maritime services segment for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Views: 591
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New Spanish office for WWL

February 12 - February 12 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new branch office in Barcelona to support its growing customer business in Spain.
Views: 1078
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EMS gets transformers moving

February 12 - February 12 - EMS Chartering has begun the transport of four 130-tonne transformers from their production facility in Germany to Turkey.
Views: 380
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Energy on the up for QFG

February 12 - February 12 - Multimodal transportation specialist Quality Freight Group (QFG) has transported various wind farm components from Germany to Northern Ireland for Wind NI.
Views: 318
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It's a gold mine for Globalink

February 12 - February 12 - Globalink's project logistics team has handled a turnkey transportation project of three mills from China for a gold mine in the southeast of Kazakhstan.
Views: 529
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HAROPA optimistic for 2014

February 12 - February 12 - The port system grouping together Le Havre, Rouen and Paris - HAROPA - has recorded a six percent rise in sea traffic, and the number of containers handled in 2013.
Views: 497
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Pella buys Sietas

February 12 - February 12 - As of March 10, 2014, Russia's Pella Shipyard is taking over the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg.
Views: 705
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Record rotor blade test for Scheuerle

February 12 - February 12 - Wiesbauer has completed a series of tests on a Vestas V126 wind turbine blade at the manufacturer's production facility in Lem, Denmark using a Scheuerle InterCombi SP with a rotor blade adapter.
Views: 270
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Two of a kind for Globalink

February 11 - February 11 - Globalink has handed the transport of two transformers from Turkey to North Buzachi in Kazakhstan, as well as the transport of Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines from Uzbekistan to Singapore and back.
Views: 427
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Seaway appoints de Bree

February 11 - February 11 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has appointed Peter de Bree as its new chief operating officer (coo).
Views: 498
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It all starts here, says SOHAR

February 11 - February 11 - SOHAR Port and Freezone have launched a new brand identity as part of an international marketing drive.
Views: 417
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ABS guides NSR shippers

February 11 - February 11 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has released a technical paper supporting shipowners and operators that plan to transit the increasing popular shipping routes through the Arctic seas.
Views: 498
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NSA and Rickmers-Linie join forces

February 10 - February 10 - National Shipping of America (NSA) has partnered with Rickmers-Linie (America) to provide more global connections to Puerto Rico shippers and expand breakbulk services to the island.
Views: 394
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Germany welcomes Van der Vlist

February 10 - February 10 - Van der Vlist has opened a new facility in Schermbeck, Germany to allow for the smoother passage of cargo through the country.
Views: 189
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Huge ALHD delivery for Dockwise

February 10 - February 10 - Boskalis subsidiary Dockwise has delivered the hull of the Australian Landing Helicopter Dock (ALHD) Adelaide from Vigo, Spain to Melbourne, Australia on board its semisubmersible heavy lift vessel, Blue Marlin.
Views: 475
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Alexander barges in

February 10 - February 10 - Alexander Global Logistics chartered a barge to transport 1,000 cu m of machinery from Basel and Duisburg to Antwerp.
Views: 382
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Olympic moves for Volga-Dnepr

February 7 - February 7 - Volga-Dnepr Group has completed its role in helping the 2014 Winter Olympic Games get off to a flying start by delivering over 1,800 tonnes of air cargo to Sochi over the last 12 months.
Views: 612
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R&B transports drill-rig

February 7 - February 7 - R&B Global Projects has organised the transportation of a dismantled mobile drill-rig from the Krapina-Zagorje province of Croatia to the port of Poti in Georgia.
Views: 330
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Cardinal opens in Basildon

February 6 - February 6 - Cardinal Maritime has expanded its presence in the south of England, with the opening of a new office in Basildon, Essex.
Views: 411
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Sacema gets mill turning

February 6 - February 6 - Denmark based Sacema Project Shipping has completed the shipment of a secondhand board mill from Italy to India.
Views: 564
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Winkler off to Page & Jones

February 6 - February 6 - In the USA, GPS Global Project Services has been merged into Page & Jones Inc with the former's Heino Winkler joining the latter's team in its Atlanta office as director, global project services.
Views: 397
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Felbermayr overcomes bridges

February 5 - February 5 - Felbermayr has transported eight heavy loads for a new aluminium factory for Austrian aluminium producer, AMAG in Ranshofen.
Views: 322
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OXL seeks to reassure creditors

February 4 - February 5 - Just over one month since it filed for creditor protection, Zeebrugge-based heavy lift and multi-purpose shipping line OXL it is confident that it will meet the May deadline set by the Belgian court to restructure its business and satisfy cre
Views: 775
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New Mercedes-Benz SLT

February 4 - February 4 - Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new SLT heavy haulage vehicle, designed for a gross truck and trailer weight of 250 tonnes.
Views: 929
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Tuscor Lloyds rushes to print

February 4 - February 4 - Tuscor Lloyds has organised the shipment of over 368 tonnes of flexographic printing machinery from Germany to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 462
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Liburnia delivers coke chamber duo

February 4 - February 4 - Liburnia Martime Agency has delivered two coke chambers from Ortona, Itlay to an oil refinery in Sisak, Croatia.
Views: 312
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Saudia Cargo maintains solid performance in 2013

February 4 - February 4 - Saudia Cargo continues to perform well despite the difficult economic climate, comments Nabil Khojah, ceo of the standalone air freight business of Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Views: 561
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Coscol to supply for Shell

February 3 - February 3 - COSCO Shipping Co Ltd (Coscol) has officially become a provider of transport services for heavy lift cargoes for Shell, after successfully passing a QHSE assessment by the oil and gas giant.
Views: 516
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Project logistics first in Myanmar

February 3 - February 3 - This year, Project Cargo Nexus is holding its annual meeting in Yangon, Myanmar from March 12 - 14, which is the first time an international logistics event has been held in the country, the network claims.
Views: 401
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17th BUSINESSrun set for Shanghai

February 3 - February 3 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced the 17th BreakBulk BUSINESSrun, which will take place in Shanghai on March 12, 2014.
Views: 568
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Success for GBS in Dusseldorf

February 3 - February 3 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) attended the yacht and water sports trade fair, Boot Dusseldorf, from January 18 - 16 for the 11th time and claims that it was a much better show than previous years.
Views: 367
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M&M bank gets go ahead

February 3 - February 3 - Maritime & Merchant AS (M&M) has received regulatory approval to operate a private bank in Norway, which will be dedicated to meeting the funding needs of owners active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide.
Views: 449
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Terex trio service lock

February 3 - February 3 - Nantes based company Sogecofa, part of the Mediaco Group, has used three heavy Terex all terrain cranes - an AC 350, an AC 500-2 and an AC 700 - to help service the Kembs lock on the Grand Canal of Alsace.
Views: 525

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