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Europe News from November 2014

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Collett boils over

November 28 - November 28 - Collett Transport has transported a 100-tonne boiler from Rotterdam to Selby in the UK, on behalf of German transport company Max Goll.
Views: 485
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SCS hot off the press

November 28 - November 28 - SCS Heavy has transported two presses - one from Henriville, France and the second from Rechen, Germany - to the USA, as well as a third press from Germany to China.
Views: 582
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CFNR on the double

November 28 - November 28 - CFNR Group recently executed a pair of heavy lift project shipments, utilising its skills in the inland waterway logistics sector.
Views: 566
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Terex crawler enters the forest

November 28 - November 28 - Mobi-Hub has used a Terex CC 2800-1 lattice boom crawler crane to erect a wind turbine at a site near Koblenz, Germany.
Views: 449
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Risky alliances need controls

November 27 - November 27 - The European Shippers' Council (ESC) says it believes the formation of container shipping line alliances is a risky development for a free market for transportation of goods by sea, which is not good for clients of the carriers, shippers, an
Views: 424
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Gefco on track to Russia

November 27 - November 27 - Gefco Spain and Gefco Russia have signed a contract with Spanish railway manufacturer, Talgo, for the shipping and distribution of six Talgo trains in Russia.
Views: 681
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KONGSBERG in with Blue Water

November 27 - November 27 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Kongsberg that includes a two-year framework agreement covering international and domestic freight by air, sea and road for all the latter's subsidiaries.
Views: 411
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Air cargo challenges highlighted

November 27 - November 27 - A recent 'air cargo training day' delivered by the Baltic Air Charter Association (Baca) demonstrated how complicated the business of airfreight can be.
Views: 357
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Antwerp readies for largest ever load

November 26 - November 26 - Next week will see the port of Antwerp handle what is claimed to be its largest-ever cargo, weighing 1,050 tonnes and measuring 24 m in length, 11 m in width and 23 m in height.
Views: 705
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Power projects keep Wagenborg busy

November 26 - November 26 - Wagenborg has been contracted to transport two stators from the port of Rotterdam to the KEMA plant in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and install the equipment onto its foundations.
Views: 468
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Aryamasir builds up expertise

November 26 - November 26 - Aryamasir International Transport has handled the transport of over 1,000 tonnes of building materials for a construction project in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 497
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Dickinson in at Crane Industry Services

November 26 - November 26 - Crane Industry Services LLC, a training, inspection, and consulting firm to the lifting industry, has added Debbie Dickinson to its team of industry consultants.
Views: 421
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Arkon takes Lena from SAL

November 25 - November 25 - Arkon Shipping and Projects has purchased the multipurpose heavy lift vessel Lena from SAL and will rename her, Lena J.
Views: 582
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Work piles up for SAL

November 25 - November 25 - SAL Heavy Lift has been chosen by Bilfinger to transport and install test piles and equipment for the Wikinger offshore wind farm's pile testing campaign.
Views: 493
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Great reaction from Interfracht

November 25 - November 25 - Interfracht Air Sea Land Service has handled the transport of four 800-tonne reactors from Japan to Belarus.
Views: 624
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Rickmers-Linie restructures

November 25 - November 25 - Rickmers-Linie has confirmed media reports that it is proceeding with a restructuring programme; has seen a reduction in its fleet of chartered ships; a restructuring of its administration and operations functions; as well as a reduction in
Views: 517
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No vessel big enough for Allseas

November 25 - November 25 - Allseas Group has decided to build a second single-lift platform installation and decommissioning vessel to rival its current record-holder Pieter Schelte.
Views: 414
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Airbus to replace transport fleet

November 25 - November 25 - In response to ever-increasing aircraft production, Airbus will upgrade its current fleet of five Beluga transport aircraft with five completely new aeroplanes.
Views: 305
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Record volumes move across Georgia terminals

November 24 - November 24 - The Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) terminals in Brunswick and Savannah moved a combined amount of 2.79 million tonnes of cargo in October - a record for the authority.
Views: 392
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Ports clog up as Belgian strike goes ahead

November 24 - November 24 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that port workers in Belgium began a 24-hour strike today, which will end at midnight today.
Views: 273
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IMO adopts polar waters code

November 24 - November 24 - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and related amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) to make it mandat
Views: 207
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ARRC ups vessel capacity

November 24 - November 24 - The newbuild multipurpose ice-classed vessel Kingfisher will join Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers' (ARRC) service at the end of this month.
Views: 545
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HongFa Shipping to launch liner service

November 24 - November 24 - On January 10, 2015, HongFa Shipping is set to launch a new liner service between the Far East, Southeast Asia and the East Coast of South America.
Views: 1207
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Lifting spectacle at Liebherr factory

November 21 - November 21 - At its premises in Rostock, Germany, four Liebherr cranes helped lift the manufacturer's new RL-K 7500 subsea crane in preparation for its shipment to Asia.
Views: 361
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Holleman heavy haul

November 21 - November 21 - Holleman Bulgaria has transported three over-dimensional chemical plant components - two evaporators and one separator - from Plovdiv in Bulgaria to the German port of Regensburg.
Views: 398
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Van der Vlist sails across Europe

November 20 - November 20 - Van der Vlist is in the process of transporting large shipbuilding parts from eastern Romania through to Rotterdam.
Views: 373
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EC suspects truck build cartel

November 20 - November 20 - The European Commission suspects that a number of heavy and medium-duty truck manufacturers have participated in a cartel, breaching EU antitrust rules.
Views: 353
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PCN celebrates record conference turnout

November 20 - November 20 - The Project Cargo Network's (PCN) fourth annual summit, which took place from November 16-18, saw 160 delegates from over 75 countries come together at the Crowne Plaza St Peter's Hotel in Rome.
Views: 784
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BBC Chartering reveals surcharges

November 20 - November 20 - BBC Chartering has introduced a low sulphur surcharge and revealed the costs, which will become effective on December 15, 2014.
Views: 461
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Samson ties up expansion project

November 20 - November 20 - High performance rope manufacturer Samson has completed a 4,500 sq m expansion at its Ferndale, Washington facility.
Views: 310
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Intermarine catches some rays

November 19 - November 19 - Intermarine LLC has completed a shipment of project cargo from Spain to Namibia, for the Bokpoort Concentrating Solar Power project located in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
Views: 505
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Liebherr Maritime on track for record year

November 19 - November 19 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes expects 2014 to be a record year in terms of annual deliveries and turnover - surpassing 2008's delivery record when 102 units were shipped worldwide.
Views: 390
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Volga-Dnepr aims for the stars

November 19 - November 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines used one of its AN-124-100 freighters to deliver a piece of specialised space equipment from Moscow to Yubileyniv airport in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
Views: 342
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Geodis widens oil & gas network

November 19 - November 19 - Geodis Wilson has extended its network of hubs dedicated to the logistics demands of the oil and gas industry with the opening of a new office in Singapore.
Views: 452
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THLG celebrates successful event

November 18 - November 18 - The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) celebrated one of its most successful conferences, which took place during October in Limassol, Cyprus.
Views: 666
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AGL in bumper Russian move

November 18 - November 18 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) transported 10,000 freight tonnes of air separation equipment from Antwerp to the inland port of Dzerzhinsk, Russia, via St. Petersburg.
Views: 477
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ABC races to China

November 17 - November 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) delivered Formula 3 cars and spare parts from Luxembourg to China to compete in the Macao Grand Prix.
Views: 259
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Turner joins Rhenus

November 17 - November 17 - Rhenus Logistics has appointed Russell Turner as branch manager at the forwarder's Cannock, UK branch.
Views: 479
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Broekman in Rotterdam expansion

November 17 - November 17 - Broekman Distriport is expanding its terminal at the Port of Rotterdam by 50,000 sq m to serve the western Scandinavian market.
Views: 889
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WWPC partners work together

November 14 - November 14 - Steder Group has worked with fellow Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member, Denholm Global Logistics to move a crane support unit measuring 7.5 m high from its production facility in the UK to customer in The Netherlands.
Views: 511
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Auerbach celebrates first steel cut

November 14 - November 14 - Construction of Auerbach Schiffahrt's new F-500 series vessels has begun at Chinese shipyard Jiangzhou Union.
Views: 464
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Wagenborg breaks through the fog

November 14 - November 14 - Wagenborg has transported a 260-tonne transformer from Nuremberg to Diele in Germany, and installed it at the substation.
Views: 473
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Prangl demo waltzes into Vienna

November 14 - November 14 - Prangl will demonstrate its wind power plant transport equipment prior to the Austrian Wind Symposium (AWES), taking place at Aula der Wissenschaften, Vienna, from December 3-4, 2014.
Views: 326
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Battersea cranes make journey downriver

November 14 - November 14 - A project to temporarily relocate the Battersea Power Station's iconic cranes to the UK Port of Tilbury by barge is almost complete with only one barge movement remaining.
Views: 455
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HHLA on the up

November 14 - November 14 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) increased its revenue by 6 percent to EUR906.7 million (USD1.13 billion) during the first nine months of 2014.
Views: 594
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GAC presses ahead

November 13 - November 13 - GAC has coordinated the delivery of a 1,000-tonne metal press from Kaiserslautern in Germany to Volvo Car Corporation's facility in Olofstr
Views: 449
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New role for Harrison at LOC

November 13 - November 13 - Alex Harrison has been appointed group director, energy services at London Offshore Consultants (LOC), after stepping down as managing director of LOC Australia.
Views: 478
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Jolly day for Messina

November 13 - November 13 - The container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel Jolly Titanio, which was built by the Korean STX Offshore & Shipbuilding shipyard, has been delivered to Ignazio Messina.
Views: 710
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Blue Water bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - Blue Water Shipping has been involved in a project for Bladt Industries in connection with the construction of a bridge in Odense, Denmark.
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Trams travel on trailers

November 12 - November 12 - Van der Vlist has completed the transport of three tram carriages for a new metro in Copenhagen using its specialist rail trailers.
Views: 299
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Huge charter for Prime

November 12 - November 12 - Prime Cargo has handled a charter of oil and gas equipment, totalling 271.7 tonnes, from Norway to Korea.
Views: 430
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Matador 3 pipes up

November 12 - November 12 - Bonn & Mees' floating sheerleg Matador 3 has lifted an IHC 550t flex-lay system onto the pipelaying vessel Sapura Onix at the IHC yard in Rotterdam.
Views: 293
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Manitowoc crawlers club together

November 12 - November 12 - A team of Manitowoc crawler cranes is playing a major part in the building of a EUR1 billion (USD1.24 billion) LNG terminal in Dunkirk, France.
Views: 460
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ABC ups winter schedule

November 11 - November 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added more B747 flights to Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, via the airline's hub in Moscow, to its winter flight schedule.
Views: 441
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Ukraine crisis hits Nurminen

November 11 - November 11 - Despite ongoing challenging market conditions, Nurminen Logistics continued to implement efficiency measures in the third quarter of 2014 to improve the company's cost structure.
Views: 560
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Ritchie Bros. in management shake-up

November 11 - November 11 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has made several changes to its reporting structure and senior management team.
Views: 560
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Record launch for Sennebogen

November 10 - November 10 - Sennebogen has launched its new 120-tonne capacity telescopic crawler crane - the 6113 E-series - which is the largest telescopic crawler that the company has manufactured.
Views: 435
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Universal delivers for the Beluga

November 10 - November 10 - Universal Transport has organised and executed the transport of a large freight platform, comprising of an upward telescopic scissor table and a roller conveyor system.
Views: 274
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Globalink moves machines

November 10 - November 10 - Globalink's office in Tbilisi, Georgia has handled a large shipment of used machinery from Spain to Armenia.
Views: 365
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Kran Saller's flagship crane at work

November 10 - November 10 - Deggendorf based Kran Saller has invested in a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 crane, which is being put to use at the Berngerode wind farm in Germany.
Views: 260
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Ocean7 gets crane duo moving

November 10 - November 10 - Danish shipping company Ocean7 Projects is handling the shipment of two rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Gydnia, Poland to Bejaia in Algeria on board Abis Shipping's vessel Arctic Dawn.
Views: 672
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Canaries to host PPG conference

November 10 - November 10 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) will hold its eighth annual conference in the Canary Islands from May 14-15, 2015.
Views: 393
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Update: ALP in Harms' way?

November 10 - November 10 - ALP Maritime Services has entered into a purchase agreement to purchase six anchor handling tugs, which are currently managed and operated by Harms Bergung Transport & Heavylift.
Views: 873
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Total makes work for Europe Cargo

November 7 - November 7 - Europe Cargo has been appointed to discharge cargo destined for Total's OPTARA project in Antwerp from vessels onto the quay.
Views: 655
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Joint project debut for Aertssen and ALE

November 7 - November 7 - Aertssen and ALE have been awarded their inaugural contract as a joint venture, which will see the two companies work for Tecnicas Reunidas on the OPTARA project at the Total refinery in Antwerp.
Views: 594
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Prangl's Rapid move

November 7 - November 7 - Prangl transported Austria's largest demolition excavator from the Voitsberg power plant to the Gerhard-Hanappi football stadium in Vienna.
Views: 237
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Globalink executes multimodal move

November 7 - November 7 - Globalink Logistics Group completed the delivery of crushers for a mining project from Spain to Kazakhstan.
Views: 633
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StederDelta targets oil and gas

November 6 - November 6 - StederDelta Group has recently been awarded several Romanian service contracts by oil operators drilling in the Black Sea.
Views: 413
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LOC opens in Mumbai

November 6 - November 6 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has opened an office in Mumbai, India.
Views: 629
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Poulsen joins forces with HBC

November 6 - November 6 - Danish company J. Poulsen Shipping has joined forces with the HBC Group based in Singapore and Hamburg.
Views: 573
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Cargolux names sales & marketing head

November 4 - November 4 - Cargolux Airlines International has confirmed Niek van der Weide as its new executive vice president sales & marketing.
Views: 248
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Pieter Schelte set to sail for Europe

November 4 - November 4 - Allseas Group has confirmed that Pieter Schelte, the huge platform installation/decommissioning and pipelaying vessel, is expected to leave South Korea over the next few days and is expected to arrive in Rotterdam in late December, where fina
Views: 368
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Gibson to drive development of GAC oil and gas hub

November 4 - November 4 - At GAC, Steve Gibson has been appointed oil & gas business manager, Europe Global Hub Services, to drive the development of a dedicated hub service for oil and gas customers throughout the region.
Views: 524
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Ryano in remote project move

November 4 - November 4 - Ryano Logistics recently executed a complex project, transporting three power generators, a transformer and an oversize fuel tank from the Netherlands to a remote part of the Andes mountain range in Peru.
Views: 580
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FREJA strengthens Danish management

November 3 - November 3 - FREJA Transport & Logistics has appointed Per Olsen as regional director for its division in Zealand, Denmark.
Views: 490
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Music to DHL's ears

November 3 - November 3 - DHL's trade, fairs and events division is to transport over 100 musical instruments for Leipzig Gewandhausorchester's annual seven-day concert tour through the USA.
Views: 466
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Siem completes FSG takeover

November 3 - November 3 - Siem Industries has successfully completed the takeover of the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard in Germany.
Views: 547
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Emirates Hungary for more

November 3 - November 3 - Emirates SkyCargo has enhanced its online connectivity in Central Europe with the addition of freighter flights to Budapest, Hungary.
Views: 472
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Agility promotes Esa

November 3 - November 3 - Agility has named Mohammed Esa its chief commercial officer (CCO) for Europe.
Views: 602
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CP Crane in boom truck buy

November 3 - November 3 - Canadian Professional Crane (CP Crane) recently purchased a new 72.5-tonne lift capacity Terex Crossover 8000 boom - the first one sold in Canada, says Terex.
Views: 403
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European study into the Aeroscraft

November 3 - November 3 - Members of the European Consortium of Aeroscraft Operations (ECAO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) defining an independent study concerning the Aeroscraft.
Views: 546
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Stena Line partners with Mann Lines

November 3 - November 3 - Ferry operator Stena Line and shipping, logistics and forwarding company Mann Lines will cooperate on logistics services through a joint route network in the North Sea and Baltics.
Views: 458

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