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Able looks to decommissioning market

May 29 - May 29 - Able UK has been awarded the contract for the disposal of four offshore structures from the Shell-operated Brent field, which is located northeast of the Shetland Islands.
Views: 554
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Tidal turbines guidelines published

May 29 - May 29 - International classification society and certification group Bureau Veritas has published a set of guidelines, NI 603, intended to help the development of current and tidal turbines.
Views: 374
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Van der Vlist pumps up the volume

May 29 - May 29 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the transport of two pump houses for a dredging vessel from Turkey to the Netherlands.
Views: 465
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Panalpina makes Egyptian buy

May 29 - May 29 - Panalpina is to acquire its long-standing Egyptian agent, Afifi - a family-owned company specialising in freight forwarding, Customs clearance and logistics.
Views: 817
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First for Bahri in Rotterdam

May 28 - May 28 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) ro-ro vessel Bahri Jazan has docked at the SCA Logistics terminal in the port of Rotterdam and taken onboard 200 trucks destined for the Middle East.
Views: 647
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ACS responds to Nepalese tragedy

May 28 - May 28 - Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, Air Charter Service (ACS) has completed over 50 charter flights into and out of Kathmandu transporting relief goods as well as search and rescue teams.
Views: 580
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S5 to acquire Jardine Shipping

May 28 - May 28 - S5 North Europe has reached an agreement to purchase 100 percent of the shares in Jardine Shipping Services from Jardine Pacific - a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
Views: 535
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Eriksen to head up DNV GL

May 28 - May 28 - The DNV GL Group board of directors has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company's new group president and ceo.
Views: 447
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WWPC member duo join forces

May 28 - May 28 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Portlog International and Steder Group, have jointly managed the transportation of pipes and dredging equipment from Mexico to Nigeria.
Views: 692
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Crew safe after Purple Beach fire

May 28 - May 28 - On the evening of May 25 smoke was detected in the cargo hold of the multipurpose vessel Purple Beach, which is operated by Hamburg-headquartered MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping.
Views: 474
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Micanti gets backing for Thorn-D antifouling

May 28 - May 28 - Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has closed an investment round with independent investment company Pindustry to finance the global roll-out of its proprietary antifouling technology, Thorn-D.
Views: 949
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Gruber gets in the frame

May 27 - May 27 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the shipment of an 84.9-tonne stator frame from Ohio in the USA to Linz, Austria.
Views: 419
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TNT Crane in Rocky buy

May 26 - May 26 - TNT Crane & Rigging has acquired Denver, Colorado headquartered Rocky Mountain Structures (RMS). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Views: 821
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PCN duo in European cooperation

May 26 - May 26 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) and Scandinavian Express, have coordinated a multimodal transportation project from Poland to Sweden.
Views: 620
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Iran shines brighter for Aryamasir

May 26 - May 26 - Aryamasir International Transport has transported a Scania prime mover and lowbed trailer from Uzbekistan to Bandar Abbas in Iran, from where it was shipped to Dubai.
Views: 581
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CEE gathers in Antwerp

May 26 - May 26 - Members of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network came together at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Antwerp from May 17-18 for the group's 6th annual membership conference.
Views: 403
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Mammoet bridges Lithuanian gap

May 26 - May 26 - Mammoet has transported and installed a footbridge across the Alytua Park valley in the Lithuanian city of Alytus.
Views: 656
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"K" Line wins UK rail contract

May 22 - May 22 - "K" Line has signed a contract with Hitachi Transport System Group's dedicated forwarding arm Vantec HTS Forwarding for the shipment of Hitachi rail cars for the UK's Intercity Express Programme (IEP).
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SP SPb heads into outer space

May 22 - May 22 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has worked together with Universal Forwarder to load four rockets destined for the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana onboard the vessel MN Colibri.
Views: 465
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Final NileDutch newbuild named

May 22 - May 22 - The naming ceremony for NileDutch's fourth newbuild vessel - NileDutch Rotterdam - has taken place at the Transnet Terminals in Cape Town, South Africa.
Views: 532
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Korean specialist joins UTC

May 22 - May 22 - UTC Overseas has appointed Lloyd (Woo Sung) Bae as director of sales and operations for the company's Korea desk.
Views: 741
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Panama Canal lock gates all in

May 22 - May 22 - The sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal has been installed.
Views: 440
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PCN puts on party in Antwerp

May 21 - May 21 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) organised a free Mini Meeting & Casino Party Night for its members on May 19 at the Ramada Plaza Antwerp, in conjunction with the Breakbulk Europe exhibition.
Views: 466
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From China to Armenia, with love

May 21 - May 21 - Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International have worked together to deliver a gift of broadcasting equipment from Tianjin, China to Yerevan in Armenia onboard an AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 564
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PPG enjoys Spanish hospitality

May 21 - May 21 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) enjoyed a successful eighth annual conference in Las Palmas, Canary Islands from May 13-15, with the support of local network member for Spain, Stier ShipAgency.
Views: 555
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Ulstein introduces new HLV designs

May 21 - May 21 - Norway-based ship design, shipbuilding and system solutions provider Ulstein Group has introduced the HX103 and HX104 offshore heavy lift vessel designs.
Views: 786
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ARRC proves commitment to Antwerp

May 21 - May 21 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers' (ARRC) multipurpose vessel Baltic Mercur II has made its first voyage from Russia to the US Gulf via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 581
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Scheuerle delivers to Tomislav Sajko

May 20 - May 20 - Croatian heavy transport company Tomislav Sajko has invested in a Scheuerle UltralightCombi trailer, consisting of a gooseneck, one two-axle module and two three-axle modules.
Views: 387
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Currie joins Forth Ports

May 20 - May 20 - Forth Ports has appointed Sharon Currie as its new business development manager for Scotland.
Views: 638
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Barge milestone for AGL

May 20 - May 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated a full-barge charter from Berlin to Antwerp - the 20th heavy lift full-barge charter the company has completed so far in 2015.
Views: 754
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Rhenus to expand Rotterdam quay

May 20 - May 20 - Rhenus Logistics and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will today sign a contract for the construction of a new quay at the Rhenus Deep Sea Terminal on Antarcticaweg on the Maasvlakte.
Views: 603
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Pentalver invests in Tilbury

May 20 - May 20 - Pentalver has invested in its inland container operations facility at the UK port of Tilbury.
Views: 344
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Globe Cargo in the frame

May 20 - May 20 - Globe Cargo Logistics (China) is handling the transport of an over-dimensional offshore main frame from Shanghai to Bremen, Germany.
Views: 520
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Savannah breakbulk volumes doubled

May 20 - May 20 - Georgia's multipurpose facility in the Port of Savannah, Ocean Terminal, almost doubled its breakbulk cargo volumes in April, growing by 96.3 percent year-on-year to a total of 166,489 tonnes.
Views: 552
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Antwerp launches breakbulk application

May 20 - May 20 - The Antwerp Port Community System (APCS) has introduced a new breakbulk application called Cubix, that it says will make today's copying and recopying of data a thing of the past.
Views: 412
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Viking takes Liebherr duo

May 19 - May 19 - Estonian crane rental company Viking Cranes has purchased two Liebherr crawler cranes - a 300-tonne capacity LR 1300 with super lift equipment, and a 160-tonne capacity LR 1160 crane.
Views: 674
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Pipe dream for Gothenburg

May 19 - May 19 - Around 200 steel pipes, each measuring 40 m in length, have been transported from Turkey to the Port of Gothenburg for use in the construction of a new tunnel being built in the Swedish city.
Views: 639
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Antwerp gives green ship discount

May 19 - May 19 - Effective June 1, the port of Antwerp will grant a discount to seagoing vessels that use alternative technology to reduce emissions of particulates.
Views: 625
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Tilbury crane move for ALE

May 19 - May 19 - ALE has transported a 414-tonne container crane approximately 250 m down the quayside at the UK's Port of Tilbury as part of the London gateway's redevelopment project.
Views: 539
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AsstrA revs up engine

May 18 - May 18 - AsstrA Associated Traffic has arranged the transportation of a PWC PT6A turboprop aircraft engine from Russia to the USA.
Views: 571
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PCN duo in dredger move

May 18 - May 18 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, have worked together to transport a dredger and its equipment from two Egyptian ports to the port of Antwerp for final delivery to the Netherlands.
Views: 599
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New MD for Braemar Adjusting

May 15 - May 15 - Braemar Adjusting has appointed Ian McInroy as its new regional managing director of Europe and West Africa.
Views: 619
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WWPC raises the bar in Spain

May 15 - May 15 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has raised a record USD40,000 for Infania during its charity auction at the network's 15th annual conference in Fuengirola, Spain.
Views: 931
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Algeria no problem for AGL

May 15 - May 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of 26 over-dimensional vehicles from Antwerp to Mostaganem in Algeria.
Views: 642
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Royal Transport pumps up the volume

May 15 - May 15 - Norway's Royal Transport has used two Nicolas self-propelled platform trailers - a second-generation MHD SPE and a first-generation MHD SP - to transport a 420-tonne pumping station in Bergen.
Views: 354
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Urgent rotor flies transatlantic

May 15 - May 15 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have worked together to deliver a time-critical outsize rotor from Switzerland to Brazil onboard an IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.
Views: 451
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Liebherr sings Anthem of the Seas

May 14 - May 14 - Lifting and specialised transport company Gertzen has used two Liebherr mobile cranes to install the funnel casing and viewing gondola on the cruise ship, Anthem of Seas, at Germany's Papenburger Meyer shipyard.
Views: 513
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Enerpac assists Reunion ring road

May 14 - May 14 - Enerpac has been awarded a contract to build the world's largest offshore overhead gantry crane for French consortium, Bouygues Travaux Publics, VINCI Construction and Demathieu Bard Construction.
Views: 706
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Blue Water inks NOV agreement

May 14 - May 14 - Blue Water Shipping and National Oilwell Varco Denmark (NOV) have agreed to a contract covering transport movements from France.
Views: 447
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Tycan chains gain wide acclaim

May 14 - May 14 - In collaboration with DSM Dyneema, Norway-based Load Solutions will officially launch its innovative lightweight synthetic Tycan chain at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp next week.
Views: 561
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Installation innovation from Conquest

May 13 - May 13 - Conquest Offshore has presented its advanced system for the installation of monopiles, transition pieces and pre-piling onboard the crane barge Conquest MB1.
Views: 486
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Intrepid load for Dockwise

May 13 - May 13 - Dockwise's largest semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Dockwise Vanguard has loaded the Armada Intrepid floating production, storage and offloading platform - the first ever ship-shaped FPSO - in Rotterdam.
Views: 818
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Aryamasir pumps up

May 13 - May 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has delivered five 30-tonne truck-mounted concrete boom pumps from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Mary in Turkmenistan.
Views: 730
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GAC in Dutch expansion

May 12 - May 12 - GAC Netherlands is expanding its range of services with the opening of two new branches in the country.
Views: 475
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Wagenborg puts the skids on

May 12 - May 12 - Wagenborg has transported a large mobile wellhead compressor skid from Waddinxveen to oil and gas company NAM's site in Gaag, the Netherlands.
Views: 581
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Ekin whips up a storm

May 11 - May 11 - Ekin Heavy & Project Transportation has transported a 32-tonne cyclone from Osmaniye, Turkey to Lukavac in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Views: 560
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SSL expands Baltic coverage

May 11 - May 11 - Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) has been appointed agent in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by Kestrel Liner Agencies and Tropical Shipping.
Views: 587
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Wagenborg gets new drum rolling

May 11 - May 11 - Wagenborg Nedlift has used a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LR1750 crawler crane to replace a dryer drum at a sugar factory in northern France.
Views: 405
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Concord vessel recovered offshore Scotland

May 11 - May 11 - Concord Shipping's heavy lift vessel, Industrial Kennedy, has been safely recovered having suffered a mechanical failure 160 km offshore Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Views: 603
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Gantry duo moves with FCI

May 11 - May 11 - France Cargo International (FCI) has handled the multimodal transportation of two 300-tonne gantry cranes from Le Creusot in France to South Korea's Okpo Island.
Views: 591
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Jumbo accommodates heavy loads

May 11 - May 11 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Javelin has shipped two huge accommodation modules from Trogir in Croatia to Limbe, Cameroon for oil and gas company Perenco.
Views: 701
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Terex erects Toggenburger bridge

May 8 - May 8 - Switzerland headquartered Toggenburger claims to have used the two largest cranes available in the country - its Terex CC 2400-1 and CC 2500-1 lattice boom crawler cranes - to lift an 884-tonne bridge span in Schafisheim.
Views: 501
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Donau launches Star Line

May 8 - May 8 - Donau Star has revealed that it will launch a new ro-ro ferry service connecting Romania and Germany along the Danube River under the Star Lines banner.
Views: 441
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Talbert appoints Guron

May 8 - May 8 - Sam Guron has joined Talbert Manufacturing as its new vice president of engineering.
Views: 235
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Marjorie makes maiden voyage

May 8 - May 8 - Pasha Hawaii's new con-ro vessel Marjorie C has arrived at the Port of San Diego, California ready for its maiden voyage to Honolulu in Hawaii.
Views: 763
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New Nor Lines service sets sail

May 8 - May 8 - The official launch of the new Nor Lines ro-ro service between Cuxhaven and Norway has taken place with the first departure of the newbuild ro-ro vessel Kvitbj
Views: 416
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R&B in Maldives move

May 8 - May 8 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has arranged the shipment of 1,700 cu m of dredging equipment from Hulhumale in the Maldives to Abu Dhabi.
Views: 580
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Van der Vlist takes the frame

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist recently transported four large frame sections from eastern Germany to the UK.
Views: 359
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Liebherr ups green credentials

May 7 - May 7 - In a bid to tackle emission and fuel consumption targets, Liebherr has introduced a new range of diesel engines for its mobile harbour crane fleet.
Views: 534
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Cargolux flies transpacific

May 7 - May 7 - Cargolux Airlines International has begun a new twice-weekly transpacific service connecting Zhengzhou, China and Chicago using a B747-8 freighter.
Views: 284
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Ocean 7 chooses Kestrel

May 7 - May 7 - Ocean 7 has appointed Kestrel Maritime Asia as its agent in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, effective May 1, 2015.
Views: 941
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PCN members make international moves

May 6 - May 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member France Cargo International recently handled the shipment of two oversize compressors from Le Havre to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 584
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Saudia adds Paris to freighter network

May 6 - May 6 - Saudia Cargo is adding a new dedicated freighter service connecting Saudia Arabia to Paris Charles de Gaulle International airport, effective May 22, 2015.
Views: 349
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Grimaldi goes ro-ro to Greece

May 6 - May 6 - Grimaldi Group has joined forces with the port of Venice to launch a new ro-ro service from the Italian gateway to Patras, Greece.
Views: 410
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Nurminen updates outlook

May 6 - May 6 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics expects its net sales, operating result and earnings per share to decline from the level of 2014, having previously said in March that it expected them to improve compared to 2014.
Views: 628
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Cargolux launches Jumbo product

May 5 - May 5 - Luxembourg headquartered Cargolux Airlines International has launched eight new specialised products to better serve the needs of the air cargo industry, including CV Jumbo that will be dedicated to heavy and outsized cargo transportation.
Views: 329
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PCN pair completes trailer move

May 5 - May 5 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) recently collaborated with C.H. Robinson Project Logistics to deliver specialised trailers from Germany to Canada.
Views: 596
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GAC opens UK renewables base

May 5 - May 5 - GAC has opened a new UK office in Great Yarmouth to meet the needs of the renewable energy sector in the southern North Sea.
Views: 421
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EMS takes Europatrans stake

May 5 - May 5 - EMS Log, member of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has purchased 70 percent of heavy duty trucking company Europatrans.
Views: 601
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Volga-Dnepr flies power to Singapore

May 4 - May 4 - A wellhead control panel and hydraulic power unit with a combined weight of 17 tonnes has been delivered by Volga-Dnepr Airlines to Singapore on behalf of Pentagon Freight Services.
Views: 609
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The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - 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: 1029
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Pan Ocean profits double

May 1 - May 1 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has more than doubled its first quarter 2015 net profit.
Views: 634

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