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HumberPort promotes Northern powerhouse

April 30 - April 30 - Speaking at the Multimodal 2015 conference and exhibition in Birmingham, UK, the HumberPort partnership stressed the important role that the River Humber can play in unlocking the potential of Northern England and the wider UK.
Views: 572
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Van der Vlist moves biomassive loads

April 30 - April 30 - Van der Vlist teamed up with Zwaar Transport Twente to deliver a biomass system - which is used to generate energy from vegetables - from Bieldeld in Germany to Perpignan in southern France.
Views: 209
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Van der Vlist moves biomassive loads

April 30 - April 30 - Van der Vlist teamed up with Zwaar Transport Twente to deliver a biomass system - which is used to generate energy from vegetables - from Bieldeld in Germany to Perpignan in southern France.
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World's largest lock begins to fill

April 30 - April 30 - The pumps have been switched on at the Deurganck dock lock, Port of Antwerp, and 1.5 million cu m of water is filling what will be the world's largest lock upon its completion in 2016.
Views: 461
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Dornseiff adds Liebherr duo

April 30 - April 30 - Two new Liebherr cranes - an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane and an LR 1250 crawler crane - have been added to Dornseiff Autokrane und Schwertransporte's fleet.
Views: 623
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AGL conquers Russian roads

April 30 - April 30 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported a number of units for a steel factory project, weighing up to 100 tonnes each, from Germany to a site in south Russia.
Views: 508
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New compact crane from Liebherr

April 29 - April 29 - Liebherr unveiled its new LTC 1050-3.1 compact mobile crane at the Intermat 2015 exhibition in Paris.
Views: 337
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Blue Water signs important Baku contract

April 29 - April 29 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Baku Shipyard covering the transport of two hull sections from Singapore to the new Azerbaijan yard.
Views: 508
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Fagioli and Scheuerle ink huge SPMT deal

April 28 - April 28 - Italian heavy lift and project transportation company Fagioli and specialised trailer manufacturer Scheuerle have sealed a deal, which will see Fagioli receive 100 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs).
Views: 454
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New and bigger base for Combilift

April 28 - April 28 - Specialist straddle carrier and forklift manufacturer Combilift plans to invest EUR40 million (USD43.8 million) over the next two years in a new manufacturing facility in Ireland, which it says will create 200 additional jobs.
Views: 255
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Wagenborg hammers away

April 28 - April 28 - Wagenborg has transported a large hydraulic pile driving hammer, sleeve and associated materials from sites in Kinderdijk and Sliedrecht to Flushing in the Netherlands for IHC IQIP.
Views: 511
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Swiss first for Terex

April 28 - April 28 - Crane service and heavy transport provider Welti-Furrer has taken delivery of the first two Terex Explorer 5800 cranes to be delivered to Switzerland.
Views: 663
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Spliethoff targets Iberian Peninsula

April 28 - April 28 - Spliethoff has opened two new offices in Bilbao and Barcelona to meet the increasing demand for breakbulk and project cargo shipments out of Spain and Portugal.
Views: 658
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Panalpina adds Baku calls

April 28 - April 28 - Panalpina is adding calls to Baku, Azerbaijan with scheduled chartered flights operated by Silk Way West Airlines and flying between Luxembourg and Shanghai.
Views: 550
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Crook resigns from DHL

April 27 - April 27 - With immediate effect, Roger Crook has resigned as a member of the management board of Deutsche Post DHL Group and ceo of Global Forwarding, Freight.
Views: 805
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Transformer trio moves with Steder

April 27 - April 27 - Steder Group Logistics has coordinated the transportation of three transformers from Constanta, Romania to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 882
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Kuebler gives cargo centre a big lift

April 27 - April 27 - Kuebler Spedition has taken delivery of a giant mobile crane, weighing 450 tonnes, at its heavy cargo centre in Mannheim, Germany.
Views: 507
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New NileDutch vessel named

April 27 - April 27 - A naming ceremony has been held for NileDutch's latest newbuild vessel NileDutch Antwerpen at IMT Terminals in Antwerp.
Views: 448
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Able expands development team

April 27 - April 27 - Able UK has appointed Chris Mackinlay as its new group marketing and development executive, and Debbie Fell as the property and development team's administrator.
Views: 544
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Allelys completes Siemens project

April 27 - April 27 - The Allelys Group, in coordination with its marine partner, Osprey Shipping, had to overcome major geographical challenges to provide a complete factory to foundation solution for Siemens.
Views: 406
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The Friday Flyer - April 24th 2015

April 24 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 933
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Kalmar on the double

April 24 - April 24 - Kalmar has gained an order for two Super Gloria reachstackers from Tadarsa Logistics S.L. in Aviles, Spain.
Views: 441
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SC&RA conference success

April 24 - April 24 - Last week's annual conference of the SC&RA, attracted over 740 participants from around the world, including 87 individuals from ten nations outside the USA, including Brazil, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherl
Views: 413
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SC&RA reveals winners

April 24 - April 24 - This year's SC&RA Job of the Year competitions featured 28 entries - 15 rigging jobs and 13 hauling jobs, with the winners being announced at the SC&RA's Annual Conference Closing Night Awards and Recognition Dinner last weekend.
Views: 320
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ESTA 2015 awards winners revealed

April 24 - April 24 - Yesterday, April 23, the winners of the ESTA Awards of Excellence 2015 were announced at the Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle in France.
Views: 578
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2,000 exhibitors set for transport logistic

April 23 - April 23 - 2,040 exhibitors from 62 countries have registered to take part in transport logistic, the 15th International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management.
Views: 291
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Tecnitransport powers ahead in Chile

April 23 - April 23 - Santiago de Chile-headquartered Tecnitransport has executed the delivery of an entire coal fired power plant in Huasco, Chile.
Views: 526
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Eineder adds Terex capacity

April 23 - April 23 - Ingolstadt, Germany-based Eineder Autodienst has added a new Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 521
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Another hero joins WWL

April 22 - April 22 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has launched its newest post-Panamax HERO (high efficiency ro-ro) vessel, Thalatta.
Views: 503
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Brake sailings open Great Lakes season

April 22 - April 22 - Three recent sailings by Fednav from the port of Brake, Germany, to the North American Great Lakes opened the season for the shipping company's FALLine (Federal Atlantic Lakes Line) service.
Views: 360
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Dockwise delivers Goliat to Hammerfest

April 22 - April 22 - After a 15,608 nautical mile, 63-day voyage from South Korea, Eni Norge's Goliat platform has been delivered Hammerfest, Norway.
Views: 382
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Pan Ocean restructures for future

April 22 - April 22 - Pan Ocean intends to raise USD785 million through a new share sale, while reducing payments to its creditors, as part of a major restructuring programme.
Views: 303
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Nurminen on a paper roll

April 21 - April 21 - Nurminen Logistics has transported a number of paper machine rolls to various countries within Europe so far this year.
Views: 505
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SPX in Italian bank hoist

April 21 - April 21 - SPX Power Team has used hydraulic cylinders to lift a 7,500-tonne UniCredit bank in Milan, so that anti-seismic bearings could be fitted or replaced.
Views: 369
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Two new for C.H. Robinson

April 20 - April 20 - C.H. Robinson has opened new global forwarding offices in Antwerp and Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 355
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Eris J makes way to the Philippines

April 20 - April 20 - The multipurpose vessel Eris J, which is managed by Jumbo through the recently formed Jumbo Arkon Alliance (JAA), is en route to the Philippines loaded with two Liebherr LPS cranes.
Views: 553
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Throughput up, project cargo down at Rotterdam

April 17 - April 17 - The Port of Rotterdam posted a 7.2 percent year-on-year increase in throughput for the first quarter of 2015, but also witnessed a 17.1 percent drop in general cargo shipments compared with 2014.
Views: 462
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Burger takes away DAL

April 16 - April 16 - Following this week's closure of Antwerp ship agency Van Doosselaere & Achten, HLPFI understands that with effect from April 11, the DAL agency representation in Belgium has transferred to VO Agencies.
Views: 217
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Cargolux in Oman Air deal

April 16 - April 16 - Oman Air has signed a joint venture agreement with Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International.
Views: 599
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Dealextrans in mining move

April 16 - April 16 - Belarus based Dealextrans has coordinated the transport of 17 heavy mining machines to Zimbabwe.
Views: 485
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Vanguard presses ahead

April 16 - April 16 - South African heavy lifting and specialised transport provider Vanguard has coordinated the relocation of a large hydraulic press plant from a factory near Johannesburg to its new facility in southwest Ireland.
Views: 583
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RollDock takes a cruise

April 16 - April 16 - A newly-built river cruise vessel Avalon Tapestry II has been loaded onboard RollDock's vessel RollDock Sea in Rotterdam for shipment to France.
Views: 308
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Antwerp cargo traffic grows

April 15 - April 15 - The Port of Antwerp handled 51,023,670 tonnes of freight in the first quarter of 2015 - up 5.9 percent year-on-year over the same period of 2014.
Views: 262
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Hansa Meyer Global restructures sales

April 14 - April 14 - The Bremen-based Hansa Meyer Global group of companies has recently recruited Monika Beckfeld from Bertling to concentrate on finding new customers among EPCs and companies active in the oil and gas sector.
Views: 537
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Time up for Van Doosselaere & Achten

April 14 - April 14 - Van Doosselaere & Achten, one of Antwerp's oldest established private liner shipping agents, which was founded in 1939, has ceased activities with immediate effect and filed for bankruptcy.
Views: 212
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DFDS goes from Kiel to Klaipeda

April 14 - April 14 - DFDS Group has shipped a 500-tonne capacity truck-mounted telescopic Liebherr crane from Germany to Lithuania.
Views: 486
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2015 season kicks off at Toledo

April 14 - April 14 - Spliethoff's vessel Floragracht has arrived at the Port of Toledo with a consignment of refinery equipment, marking the opening of the 2015 season for the Lake Erie port.
Views: 321
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Intermarine enters Turkey

April 14 - April 14 - Intermarine has established a presence in Turkey with the opening of a new office in Istanbul.
Views: 588
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Van der Vlist moves office...literally

April 13 - April 13 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the transport of a prefabricated office building from an assembly yard in Moerdijk, the Netherlands to Antwerp.
Views: 336
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Half Moon takes to the high seas

April 13 - April 13 - The Halve Maen (Half Moon) - a full scale, operating replica of the Dutch exploration ship that Henry Hudson sailed in 1609 - has been loaded onboard BigLift Shipping's vessel Traveller.
Views: 459
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Hamilton welcomes first vessel of year

April 13 - April 13 - The vessel Pacific Huron, carrying a load of steel coils from Spain and Italy, has arrived at the Port of Hamilton's Federal Marine Terminals facility, marking the beginning of the Canadian gateway's 2015 shipping season.
Views: 566
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HAV receives Airlander funding

April 10 - April 10 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has received a EUR2.5 million (USD2.7 million) EU grant, furthering its campaign to raise the required funds to bring its Airlander 10 airship to flight.
Views: 372
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Two tanks arrive at ITER

April 10 - April 10 - Two 20-tonne emergency tanks destined for use in the ITER detritiation system have been delivered to the project site in the south of France.
Views: 611
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Tatham Macinnes adds specialist

April 10 - April 10 - Stephen Askins, a leading expert on piracy and terrorism issues, is joining the specialist maritime law firm Tatham Macinnes from Ince & Co as a partner in its London-based offices.
Views: 423
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Intermarine jumps on Trident bandwagon

April 10 - April 10 - US-based project shipping specialist Intermarine has joined the Trident Alliance - the shipping industry initiative for robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations.
Views: 411
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RZDL buys stake in LNT

April 9 - April 9 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) has purchased a 50 percent stake in Latvian rail freight company Liepajas Naftas Tranzits (LNT) through its affiliated partner RZDL Multimodal.
Views: 421
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Globalink flies helicopters

April 9 - April 9 - Globalink's airfreight division has handled the transportation of three helicopters from their manufacturing site in Donauw
Views: 516
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Unusual passenger for Volga-Dnepr

April 8 - April 8 - German world champion biathlete Erik Lesser has flown, along with a consignment of sports equipment, from Finland to Russia onboard one of Volga-Dnepr's IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 383
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Factory travels with OliCargo

April 8 - April 8 - OliCargo has transported components of a urea production factory from the manufacturing facility to the Portuguese port of Sines, for final shipment to New Orleans in the USA.
Views: 448
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Leggat takes another Terex

April 8 - April 8 - Glasgow-based Leggat Plant has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5500 all terrain crane, which was the first model to arrive in the UK.
Views: 361
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Seaway secures Perla contract

April 8 - April 8 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Cardon IV for the transportation and installation of the Perla project gas production platforms in Venezuela.
Views: 638
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Hansa doubles up to ship huge column

April 7 - April 7 - An ethylene fractionator column, measuring 87 m long and weighing 604 tonnes, has been safely loaded onboard Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Lagos at the Italian port of Ortona for CB&I.
Views: 575
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ABC off to good 2015 start

April 7 - April 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) posted a 20 percent increase in tonnage for the first quarter of 2015, carrying 103,816 tonnes across its international route network.
Views: 417
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BNSF gives Ukraine a lift

April 7 - April 7 - BNSF Logistics, through its Global Project Cargo Centre in Houston, has coordinated the transport of a crane system from Savannah to Illichevsk in Ukraine.
Views: 540
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Spliethoff doubles up

April 2 - April 2 - Spliethoff has increased the frequency of its Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE) service between Antwerp and Cleveland from one to two sailings per month.
Views: 443
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Meriaura Group orders and sells

April 2 - April 2 - Meriaura Group has signed a contract with Dutch shipyard Royal Bodewes for building two 4,700DWT VG EcoCoaster general cargo vessels.
Views: 361
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ABP gets new shareholder

April 2 - April 2 - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) for about GBP1.6 billion (USD2.4 billion), and may acquire a further 3.33 percent, depending on pre-exempt
Views: 548
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Qargo adds straddle carrier at Rotterdam

April 2 - April 2 - Qargo Packers says it has become the first company at the Port of Rotterdam to operate a Combilift straddle carrier (Combi-SC).
Views: 425
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ABC adds LA

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added twice-weekly flights to Los Angeles to its North American freighter schedule, connecting the US West Coast with its global network.
Views: 548
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Tuscor Lloyds shines in solar project

April 2 - April 2 - Over the course of eight weeks, Tuscor Lloyds' projects team recently shipped more than 88,000 solar photovoltaic panels from Shanghai to numerous destinations across the UK.
Views: 326
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ALE in power recovery move

April 2 - April 2 - ALE has transported a 140-tonne boiler from Ellesmere Port and installed it at the Tyseley Resource Recovery Centre in Birmingham.
Views: 354
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ABC adds Vietnam to network

April 1 - April 1 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is extending its global network to Vietnam with the launch of twice-weekly freighter services from Hanoi, beginning today, April 1.
Views: 551
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United Heavy Lift storms onto scene

April 1 - April 1 - A new heavy lift shipping and project transportation company - United Heavy Lift - has been founded by former SAL executive Lars Rolner.
Views: 802

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