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New safety system on major London river crossing

January 30 - January 30 - In the UK, a new safety system at the Dartford River Crossing of the River Thames, east of London, is being introduced by the Highways Agency aimed at vehicles that are over height or carrying abnormal loads.
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Mammoet's Kleijn to give keynote at summit

January 30 - January 30 - Jan Kleijn, Mammoet chief executive officer, will give the keynote address at the World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on November 4-5, 2015.
Views: 554
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Cargo on the up at GPA

January 30 - January 30 - The Georgia Ports Authority ended 2014 with cargo traffic growth across all sectors, achieving a 7.4 percent year-on-year increase in total tonnage.
Views: 330
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AGL moves Far East

January 29 - January 29 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the delivery of 3,000 freight tonnes of oversize cargoes from Antwerp to China's most northeastern seaport of Jinzhou.
Views: 561
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AGL moves Far East

January 29 - January 29 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the delivery of 3,000 freight tonnes of oversize cargoes from Antwerp to China's most northeastern seaport of Jinzhou.
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R&B's smooth move

January 29 - January 29 - R&B Global Projects recently transported out-of-gauge power generation components from Romania to Turkey.
Views: 335
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-month project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore development.
Views: 389
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-month project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore project.
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-moth project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore project.
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Hansa appoints Harmstorf

January 28 - January 28 - Hansa Heavy Lift has strengthened its managerial team with the addition of Maximilian Harmstorf as head of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Views: 561
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Liebherr stars in Pegasus installation

January 28 - January 28 - Allegiance Crane recently mobilised its Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile crane to Gulfstream Park in Florida to erect a giant Pegasus statue.
Views: 371
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Project heats up for AGL

January 27 - January 27 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a 165-tonne heat exchanger in Germany.
Views: 523
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Breakbulk slows at Port of Antwerp

January 27 - January 27 - The port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a rise of 4.3 percent year-on-year over 2013.
Views: 214
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New UK abnormal load reporting system takes effect

January 27 - January 27 - In the UK, the latest version of ESDAL (Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads), the Highways Agency website for hauliers notifying abnormal load movements to Structure Owning Authorities, has gone live after lengthy delays.
Views: 667
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Project cargoes soar at Hamilton

January 26 - January 26 - The Port of Hamilton's strong connection with manufacturing industry in the region that it serves was behind a 53 percent increase in project cargo shipments in 2014, says the port authority.
Views: 265
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Manaus takes Cargolux to 100

January 26 - January 26 - Cargolux's introduction of a regular air freight service to Manaus using a Boeing 747-8F aircraft has resulted in the Brazilian airport becoming the airline's 100th commercial 747-8F destination.
Views: 376
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Second NileDutch newbuild named

January 23 - January 23 - The naming ceremony for the second of four NileDutch newbuild vessels - NileDutch Dordrecht - has taken place today at PSA Singapore Terminals.
Views: 359
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Liebherr mobile harbour cranes top charts

January 23 - January 23 - Liebherr supplied 112 mobile harbour cranes to six continents in 2014, breaking its existing delivery record by almost 10 percent.
Views: 539
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Double trouble for Universal

January 22 - January 22 - Universal Transport has handled the multimodal delivery of two transformers from Nuremberg to a substation in Kuppendorf, Germany.
Views: 366
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Faymonville sets up shop in Paris

January 22 - January 22 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has established a new branch in the French town of Villeron, just outside of the country's capital.
Views: 279
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First heavy load reaches ITER

January 21 - January 21 - The first in a series of exceptional loads has been delivered to the ITER project site in Saint Paul-lez-Durance, France.
Views: 550
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Occis to head up Port of Rouen

January 21 - January 21 - Nicolas Occis, a chief civil and forestry engineer, has been named executive director of HAROPA's Port of Rouen.
Views: 447
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Greencarrier achieves ISO standards

January 20 - January 20 - Greencarrier Freight Services has achieved management (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) certification for its energy and projects business unit.
Views: 400
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Port of Tyne extension takes step forward

January 20 - January 20 - The Port of Tyne has appointed a contractor to undertake the GBP25 million (USD37.87 million) extension of the Riverside Quay - the gateway's deep-sea facility at South Shields.
Views: 429
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Maximus launches one-stop-shop

January 20 - January 20 - Maximus Air is launching a brand new one-stop-shop service in 2015, which will combine the airline's existing oversized cargo fleet with a global network of partners and offer a door-to-door delivery service for the first time.
Views: 621
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SDV Horoz takes tank out of Turkey

January 20 - January 20 - SDV Horoz has handled the transport of a 66-tonne tank from Turkey to the Czech Republic, via Romania and Slovakia.
Views: 303
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Ekin takes trip across Europe

January 20 - January 20 - Ekin Heavy and Project Cargo Transportation has moved a shipment comprising 22 heavy units from Ankara, Turkey to France by road.
Views: 397
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Thoresen gets winch moving

January 20 - January 20 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics has coordinated the transport of a dismantled hydraulic winch from Laem Chabang, Thailand to Zhuhai in China.
Views: 487
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Grimaldi targets Med-North America ro-ro

January 19 - January 19 - Italian shipping line Grimaldi Group plans to launch a new ro-ro service connecting Civitavecchia, Italy and the ports of Baltimore (USA) and Halifax (Canada) on the North American East Coast.
Views: 492
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Breakbulk boosts the Port of Rotterdam

January 19 - January 19 - Cargo throughput during 2014 at the port of Rotterdam increased by 1 percent year-on-year over 2013 levels, with breakbulk and containerised freight growth offsetting a slump in oil products.
Views: 255
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Ferrero joins PTV Transport Consult

January 19 - January 19 - PTV Transport Consult has appointed Thomas Ferrero to its managerial team. He will succeed Michel Zeers and Dr Gerd Bahm, both of whom will leave the managerial board during the course of 2015.
Views: 365
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Fairmount delivers Iron Lady

January 16 - January 16 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered Allseas' cargo barge, Iron Lady 1, to Rotterdam, following a 14,800 nautical mile voyage from Shanghai.
Views: 245
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Sevenstar sets sail for season

January 15 - January 15 - Sevenstar Yacht Transport has announced that it will begin its first sailings of the season from the Caribbean and Florida to Europe at the end of February.
Views: 311
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Pacorini places trust in Broekman

January 15 - January 15 - Broekman Distriport will be handling stevedoring activities for Pacorini Metals, which has been awarded the stevedoring, warehousing and freight forwarding contract by Norwegian aluminium producer Hydro.
Views: 279
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Allseas launches Central Asian network

January 15 - January 15 - Allseas Global has established new offices in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, formed a joint venture in Pakistan, signed a partnership agreement in Kuwait and Iraq, and continued the expansion of its Dubai office.
Views: 604
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Fairmount tow for Saipem 7000

January 15 - January 15 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has delivered the largest component of the 120 m high J-Lay tower for the crane vessel Saipem 7000.
Views: 380
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Record year for Indiana-Burns

January 15 - January 15 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled more shipments in 2014 than any year since the port opened in 1970, with total tonnage up 30 percent over 2013.
Views: 281
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Porter joins UTC

January 15 - January 15 - UTC Overseas has appointed Ronald Porter as its senior project advisor, to be based at the company's Houston offices.
Views: 655
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LOC promotes from within

January 14 - January 14 - Marine engineering consultancy LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants) has appointed Andrew Pointing to the newly created role of group director, marine assurance and risk.
Views: 384
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TOP merge for Europe Cargo

January 13 - January 13 - Trans Ocean Pacific (TOP), the NVOCC subsidiary of Europe Cargo, has been absorbed into its parent business.
Views: 258
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Beer flows through North Carolina

January 13 - January 13 - Brewing tanks, ranging in a weight from 1 to 15 tonnes, have been shipped from Rotterdam to the Port of Wilmington, for delivery to New Belgium Brewing Company in Asheville, North Carolina.
Views: 252
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Al Jaber ceo resigns

January 13 - January 13 - Al Jaber Group has confirmed reports that its ceo, David Nelson, has resigned from the company due to "family reasons", but declined to comment on reports that its heavy lift division is no longer up for sale.
Views: 565
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BBC in template transport

January 12 - January 12 - BBC Chartering has shipped a 280-tonne subsea template onboard its vessel BBC Vesuvius to
Views: 271
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Van der Vlist on track to Turkmenistan

January 12 - January 12 - Van der Vlist has transported a 54-tonne excavator from its headquarters in Groot-Ammers in the Netherlands to Turkmenistan.
Views: 309
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Saudia Cargo adds Milan to network

January 12 - January 12 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has launched three weekly B747 freighter flights from Riyadh to Italy's Milano Malpensa Airport.
Views: 321
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India launches real-time oversize permits

January 9 - January 9 - The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, in collaboration with the Hydraulic Trailer Owner Association (HTOA), has launched a new online permitting system for the movement of heavy and oversize cargoes using hydraulic tr
Views: 379
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Pieter Schelte arrives in Rotterdam

January 9 - January 9 - The 382 m long and 124 m wide Pieter Schelte, designed and developed by Dutch-Swiss offshore company Allseas, has arrived in the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 264
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Another 100-tonner for Alexander

January 9 - January 9 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the road transport of a 100-tonne boiler from northern Italy to Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 445
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Boeing and Silk Way near final deal

January 9 - January 9 - Boeing and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West are finalising terms and working toward a purchase agreement for three 747-8 freighter aircraft.
Views: 374
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Felbermayr puts crawler to the test

January 9 - January 9 - Felbermayr has erected a 6.2 MW wind turbine at an onshore test centre for offshore wind farms in northern Germany using its Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 496
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FREJA ups projects expertise

January 8 - January 8 - FREJA Transport & Logistics has strengthened its focus on project and heavy lift cargo with the appointment of Hongyi Niu as its global project manager.
Views: 518
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Manitowoc shuffles managerial pack

January 8 - January 8 - The Manitowoc Company has reshuffled it managerial team, as part of its long-term succession plan.
Views: 238
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Kenworth hits a million

January 8 - January 8 - At the end of last year, Kenworth Truck marked the delivery of the millionth truck that it has produced since it started manufacturing some 91 years ago.
Views: 182
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Kenworth hits a million

January 8 - January 8 - At the end of last year, Kenworth Truck marked the delivery of the millionth truck that it has produced since it started manufacturing some 91 years ago.
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Gilley Crane lifts Jack Daniels' spirit

January 7 - January 7 - Gilley Crane Rigging and Lifting has mobilised its new Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane to the Jack Daniels distillery in Lynchburg, to install two 45.3-tonne boilers.
Views: 512
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Gruber gets in line

January 6 - January 6 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the transport of a complete roof tile production line from Br
Views: 434
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AGL puts the heat on

January 6 - January 6 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported another 100-tonne heat exchanger from Berlin to Hamburg as part of an ongoing project.
Views: 454
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Offshore structures test Coordinadora

January 2 - January 2 - Coordinadora has transported two concrete gravity-based structures, weighing 11,700 tonnes and 10,900 tonnes respectively, from Cartagena, Spain to Invergordon in Scotland.
Views: 501
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Bellville Rodair becomes OIA

January 2 - January 2 - Following the successful integration of Bellville Rodair International's operations into the OIA Global group, the company has decided to name all of its activities under the OIA Global banner.
Views: 351

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