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Olicargo in a scrap

August 29 - August 29 - Olicargo Transitario has completed the multimodal transportation of a 2,500-tonne shear scrap used in recycling oil structures, from Portugal to Raunes in Norway.
Views: 448
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Nurminen on track to China

August 29 - August 29 - Nurminen Logistics has signed a letter of intent with UTLC, a joint venture between Russian, Kazakhstan and Belarusian state railways, for cooperation on a railway route linking Finland and China.
Views: 532
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Sevenstar helps out US Navy

August 28 - August 28 - Sevenstar Exceptional Marine Transport (Sevenstar EMT) has completed the transport of two 360-tonne US marine patrol crafts from Norfolk, Virginia to the port of Bahrain on board the semi-submersible vessel Super Servant 4.
Views: 711
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LO-PINOD sees regional port plus

August 28 - August 28 - The LO-PINOD conference: 'the role of regional ports: transforming sustainable freight movement', will see stakeholders from the shipping, transport and logistics industries gather to discuss the how regional ports are optimising their operati
Views: 680
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Heerema charters Taurus tug

August 28 - August 28 - Harms Bergung, Transport & Heavylift GmbH has chartered its anchor handling tug Taurus to Dutch construction company, Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC).
Views: 623
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R&B powers ahead in Qatar

August 28 - August 28 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered a heavy lift vessel to transport six transformers and their accessories from Rijeka port to Doha, Qatar.
Views: 613
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Ruslan assists mine production

August 27 - August 27 - One of Ruslan International's An-124 freighters has delivered a large replacement ball mill head, weighing 19 tonnes, from Australia to a mining company in Chile, enabling full production to be resumed.
Views: 476
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Design team invite for Volga-Dnepr winners

August 26 - August 26 - Volga-Dnepr Group's international competition to design an 'advanced transport aircraft of the 21st century' has been won by three students attending the Moscow Aviation Institute.
Views: 511
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Shetland looks to decommissioning

August 26 - August 26 - Lerwick Port Authority is undertaking a GBP11.95 million (USD19.8 million) quayside infrastructure project at Dales Voe South in order to support the development of oil and gas decommissioning in Shetland.
Views: 683
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Education on the agenda at Breakbulk

August 26 - August 26 - Breakbulk Americas, a conference about breakbulk and project cargo, which will be held in Houston at the George R Brown Convention Centre from September 29 - October 2, will examine the market and challenges that face companies involved in mul
Views: 584
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RMS expands commercial team

August 25 - August 25 - UK ports operator, RMS Group, has expanded its commercial team with the addition of Craig Hodgson as group commercial manager and David Allen as group business development manager.
Views: 734
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Alexander ships crane to Georgia

August 25 - August 25 - Alexander Global Logistics Germany (AGL) has handled the ocean freight shipment of a Liebherr crane weighing 49.2 tonnes, with the dimensions of 11.84 m x 3.4 m x 3.4 m, from the Netherlands to Batumi, Georgia, along with a number of container
Views: 724
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Changes at the top for FSG

August 25 - August 25 - Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) will be headed by a new management team from January 1, 2015.
Views: 520
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CAL adds 747

August 25 - August 25 - CAL Cargo Airlines has purchased a Boeing 747-400-ERF, originally manufactured in 2007, thereby completing the upgrade of the airline's fleet to two open nose and door freighters.
Views: 607
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Party time at PCN

August 22 - August 22 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its fourth anniversary and its most progressive year since its launch in August 2010.
Views: 458
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Scheuerle keeps rolling

August 22 - August 22 - Stabroek, Belgium based Roll-iT has ordered 24 axle lines of Scheuerle SPMT Split - an SPMT version that can be divided in half to form three-file combinations for use on transportation routes with restricted space.
Views: 373
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OHT in Troll transport

August 22 - August 22 - Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Falcon has loaded the jack-up rig Troll Solution in Rotterdam for shipment to Mexico.
Views: 728
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Manitowoc ups training

August 22 - August 22 - On September 1, Manitowoc is to officially open its new training centre at the Manitowoc Crane Care facility in St Pierre de Chandieu, France.
Views: 541
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Fantastic 50 for Liebherr

August 22 - August 22 - The 50th 1,200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 heavy-duty mobile crane has been sold to Japanese company Yamagata.
Views: 595
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More trainees for Hansa Meyer

August 21 - August 21 - Bremen-based project logistics company Hansa Meyer Global has continued its commitment to training with the appointment of three new trainees in Bremen and Hamburg.
Views: 591
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Kulagina joins VESTA

August 21 - August 21 - Natalya Kulagina has joined VESTA-Kazakhstan as general director of the company.
Views: 610
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F S Mackenzie sold

August 21 - August 21 - Singapore Post has, through its subsidiary Famous Holdings, purchased the entire issued and paid-up share capital of UK-based freight forwarder and NVOCC, F S Mackenzie.
Views: 746
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BAE rolls out of Portsmouth

August 21 - August 21 - The 6,000 tonne hull section of the HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier has been rolled out of its dock hall at BAE Systems' Portsmouth facility, ready for its transport by barge to Rosyth in Scotland.
Views: 398
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Lufthansa adds Lagos freighter

August 21 - August 21 - Lufthansa Cargo is further integrating Lagos into its network through twice-weekly freighter flights.
Views: 399
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Success for GBS liner service

August 20 - August 20 - Global Boat Shipping's (GBS) liner service has shipped five yachts from Hamburg within one week.
Views: 455
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Insurers wary of Arctic shipping risks

August 20 - August 20 - UK based insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh says that improvements to vessel capabilities and support services are key to the future of Arctic navigation.
Views: 577
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Toll reports increased revenues

August 20 - August 20 - In its 2013 - 2014 financial year, Toll's revenue increased 1.1 per cent over the previous year to AUD8.8 billion (USD8.18 billion), with net profit after tax (before individually significant items) also up 5.7 percent to AUD298.5 million (USD
Views: 700
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Universal handles transformer

August 20 - August 20 - Universal Transport has managed the shipment of a transformer from southern Germany to an electricity sub-station close to Brunsb
Views: 563
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Shell module sets sail - update

August 19 - August 18 - The largest piece of a turret for Shell's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction.
Views: 364
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ASCO opens Australian base

August 19 - August 19 - International oilfield support services company ASCO has opened a new marine supply base in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 898
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Goldhofer modules carry crane

August 19 - August 19 - Kahl Schwerlast has used Goldhofer's PST/SL-E heavy-duty modules to help relocate a 630-tonne gantry crane in Duisburg, Germany.
Views: 793
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Emirates is Basel bound

August 19 - August 19 - Effective September 21, Emirates SkyCargo will begin a weekly freighter service from Basel to Dubai, deploying a Boeing 777 freighter, supplementing the existing belly-hold cargo capacity in the Swiss market provided on the airline's double-da
Views: 452
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Windy work for MBS

August 18 - August 18 - MBS Logistics has transported four used wind turbines, with a total volume of 4,204 cu m, from a wind farm in M
Views: 811
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Hamburg expects record 2014

August 18 - August 18 - The Port of Hamburg handled a total of 72.6 million tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2014, a 6.6 percent rise on the same period of 2013.
Views: 920
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Harms Bergung in Dolphin tow

August 18 - August 18 - Harms Bergung Transport & Heavylift's anchor handling tug Orcus has been chartered by Dolphin Drilling to tow the semisubmersible rig Borgny Dolphin from Brazil to Scotland.
Views: 459
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Pareto acquires Derrick

August 18 - August 18 - Kristiansand, Norway based Pareto JGO Shipbrokers has acquired UK based offshore oil and gas, renewable energy and subsea cable industry specialist Derrick Offshore.
Views: 441
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Uneven global growth continues

August 15 - August 15 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has marked down its global growth projection for 2014 from 3.7 percent in April to 3.4 percent in July.
Views: 741
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Osaka hub for DB Schenker

August 15 - August 15 - DB Schenker has established a new air and ocean freight hub in Osaka, Japan, with the view to expanding its intermodal service from North Asia to Europe.
Views: 476
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Projects roll in for BNSF

August 15 - August 15th - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of three 154-tonne transformers from the Port of Baltimore to their final job site in Maryland.
Views: 699
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Sub sails with Yacht Exports

August 15 - August 15 - Yacht Exports has transported a 40-tonne submarine from Gothenburg, Sweden to Kingston in Jamaica.
Views: 666
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Boskalis set for record year

August 14 - August 14 - Royal Boskalis Westminster nv has posted a net profit of EUR253 million (USD338.4 million) for the first half of 2014, compared with the EUR123 million (USD164.8 million) in the first half of 2013.
Views: 613
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Georgia sees volumes soar

August 14 - August 14 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 61,860 units of automobiles and heavy machinery in July, 2014 - up 8.5 percent compared with the same period last year.
Views: 471
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Jumbo Kinetic back on track

August 14 - August 14 - According to reports on the Brodosplit website, the shipbuilder appears to have patched up its contractual differences with Jumbo and the first of two ships that it is building for the heavy lift shipping line looks set to be delivered after i
Views: 761
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Sacema loads three

August 13 - August 13 - Sacema Project Shipping has transported three consecutive project shipments from Hamburg to Mundra in India.
Views: 584
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Tanks set up home in Antwerp

August 13 - August 13 - Two Geldof-manufactured storage tanks, the largest measuring 16 m wide and 12 m high, have been transported to a refinery in Antwerp.
Views: 573
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Al Jaber to sell transport unit?

August 12 - August 12 - International media reports suggest that Abu Dhabi's construction, engineering and marine services operator, Al Jaber Group, is preparing to sell its transport and lifting subsidiary, Al Jaber Heavy Lift.
Views: 597
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Barge takes to the road

August 11 - August 11 - Van der Vlist has transported an 18-tonne barge by road from Zaandam in the Netherlands to its premises in Exmouth, UK.
Views: 605
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EMS celebrates year in Albania

August 11 - August 11 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (APO) has celebrated the first anniversary of its active service.
Views: 756
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L-3 equips Hochtief Vidar

August 11 - August 11 - L-3 SAM Electronics has completed the installation of drive equipment, navigation, automation and positioning systems onboard Hochtief Infrastructure's heavy-lift jack-up vessel, Vidar.
Views: 523
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First for ALE's Mega Jack

August 11 - August 11 - The latest innovation from ALE, the Mega Jack 800, has made its debut during a large bridge exchange project in the Netherlands.
Views: 456
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BBC on rescue mission

August 8 - August 8 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Florida has assisted a rescue operation that helped save the lives of 90 refugees found drifting in a rubber boat on the Mediterranean Sea.
Views: 526
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Sennebogen sets launch date

August 8 - August 8 - Straubing, Germany based Sennebogen is to publicly introduce its new telescopic crawler crane with a safe working load of over 100 tonnes in the autumn of 2014.
Views: 543
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Towering heights for Meriaura

August 8 - August 8 - Meriaura has transported a flexible pipelaying tower on board its multipurpose vessel Meri from the UK's Port of Tyne to Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Views: 366
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Lerwick ups oil and gas game

August 8 - August 8 - Coscol's semi-submersible vessel Xiang Yun Kou has transported a 10,000-tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for the Solan oilfield in the North Sea, from Dubai to Scotland's Lerwick Harbour.
Views: 801
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Collett: safety-first course

August 8 - August 8 - September 27 will see Collett Transport deliver its first Safe Urban Driving Course - aimed at improving fleet safety and productivity.
Views: 380
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WWH sees seasonal sales gain

August 7 - August 7 - A seasonal improvement in sea freight volumes during the second quarter of 2014 saw Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding's (WWH) revenue grow 6 percent year-on-year to USD965 million.
Views: 696
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SCS presses ahead

August 7 - August 7 - SCS Heavy Lifts & Transports has coordinated the delivery and installation of a 150-tonne press between Germany and China.
Views: 759
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Ro-ro rise at Zeebrugge

August 7 - August 7 - During the first half of 2014, the Port of Zeebrugge handled over 22 million tonnes of freight, up 3.7 percent in comparison with 2013's first semester.
Views: 700
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Egypt reveals second Suez

August 6 - August 6 - Egypt's President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sisi has unveiled a plan to build a second Suez Canal, in an attempt to increase the number of vessels transiting the route.
Views: 663
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Ocean Patriot discharged

August 6 - August 6 - Dockwise Vanguard has discharged Diamond Offshore's semi-submersible oil rig Ocean Patriot in the Firth of Forth, Scotland.
Views: 471
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Subsea 7 opens facility in Leith

August 6 - August 6 - Subsea 7 has opened a new bespoke spoolbase facility at Edinburgh's Port of Leith, which is owned by Forth Ports.
Views: 374
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ACS' Harris back in Dubai

August 6 - August 6 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Nick Harris to the role of cargo director for the Middle East, based in Dubai.
Views: 397
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Thumbs up for Logwin

August 5 - August 5 - The Logwin Group posted an increase in its operating result (EBITA) to EUR12.3 million (USD16.4 million) for the first half-year of 2014, compared with the EUR10.7 million (USD14.3 million) recorded in the same period last year.
Views: 455
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Contracts fly in for Alexander

August 5 - August 5 - Alexander Global Logistics has won a number of contracts, which will begin this month and are scheduled for completion by November.
Views: 813
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Supply-demand balance set to stabilise

August 5 - August 5 - Drewry Maritime Research believes that the balance between supply and demand in the headhaul direction of East-West trades should be better managed by carriers next year due to the introduction of bigger alliances and consortia.
Views: 377
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Pacific Orca arrives at BOW

August 5 - August 5 - The large installation jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has arrived at the BOW terminal in Vlissingen, the Netherlands for demobilisation.
Views: 446
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Moscow calls for Nurminen

August 5 - August 5 - Nurminen Logistics is to open an office in Moscow on September 1, 2014, which will be headed up by Kauko Tanninen.
Views: 748
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Seajacks duo ready for work

August 4 - August 4 - Following a series of repair and renewal jobs by Shipdock Amsterdam, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, the two jack-up vessels Seajacks Leviathan and Seajacks Kraken are ready for their upcoming assignments.
Views: 392
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Agility appoints Richards

August 4 - August 4 - Agility has appointed David Richards as regional director of fairs and events in Europe.
Views: 503
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Silver skies for Nurminen

August 4 - August 4 - Nurminen Logistics is in the process of transporting the restaurant boat Silver Sky, which was built in Turkey for Finnish Silverline, from the M
Views: 624

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