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Only the Best for Polish plant

June 30 - June 30 - Best Logistics has begun the rail transportation of a 461-tonne generator stator from the port of Gdynia to the Kozienice power station in ?wier?e G
Views: 359
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Rech Kranservice ups Liebherr portfolio

June 30 - June 30 - Germany based Rech Kranservice has extended its range of cranes with a new, more powerful Liebherr mobile crane - the LTM 1200-5.1.
Views: 428
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Rotterdam targets offshore wind

June 30 - June 30 - Sif Group, Verbrugge International and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement for the construction of an offshore wind energy production and storage terminal at the Dutch gateway.
Views: 442
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New Empros service sets off

June 30 - June 30 - Empros Lines has launched a new monthly breakbulk liner service from Antwerp to the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 663
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Walters is still on Georgia's mind

June 29 - June 29 - James A Walters (pictured below) of Gainesville, USA, has been re-elected to serve as chairman of Georgia Ports Authority, having just completed his first one-year term as chairman.
Views: 293
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CEVA puts gas in TANAP pipeline

June 29 - June 29 - CEVA Logistics has signed a deal with TANAP (Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project) to manage the logistics operations for the movement of giant pipes.
Views: 516
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Lerwick develops three

June 29 - June 29- Three new development projects have been scheduled at Lerwick Harbour, Scotland, which aim to expand its facilities for the offshore industry. The projects are reported to be costing around GBP30 million (USD47.1 million) and some are already und
Views: 321
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Contract signed for new canal

June 26 - June 26 - Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF - the French navigable waterways authority - to jointly provide programme management assistance over 12 years for a canal link extending from France to Belgi
Views: 344
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Fleet Line wins Empros

June 26 - June 26 - Fleet Line has been appointed as agent for Empros Lines in the Middle East.
Views: 684
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Quay wall moves quay wall

June 26 - June 26 - Maersk Line's Ocean Promise has loaded ten bundles of steel sheet profiles at the Broekman Breakbulk Terminal, in Rotterdam.
Views: 556
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Van der Vlist bridges the gap

June 26 - June 26 - Van der Vlist has completed a complex job to deliver a 90 tonne waste dryer to a waste processing site in northern Poland.
Views: 289
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Sarens Group and Sinotrans in joint venture

June 26 - June 26 - The Sarens Group and Sinotrans Heavy-lift Logistics have created a joint-venture company to provide Chinese customers with solutions for their heavy lifting and engineered transportation needs.
Views: 746
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GBA Services handles beastly cargo

June 25 - June 25 - All eyes will be on a crate at the world famous Goodwood Festival of Speed motoring event in the UK tomorrow.
Views: 327
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Hansa Meyer shifts modes

June 25 - June 25 - Bremen-based, Hansa Meyer Global, has for the first time discharged a heavy lift consignment from a ship directly onto a special freight wagon and carried it by rail to its final destination.
Views: 497
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WWL ALS overcomes height issues

June 25 - June 25 - WWL ALS has handled the shipment of a separator tank from Sheffield in the UK to Schiedam in the Netherlands.
Views: 482
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Steder on the gas in Constanta

June 24 - June 24 - Steder Group Logistics has transported a dismantled gas turbine from various locations across Europe to Turkmenistan.
Views: 437
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Success for first Lift & Move event

June 23 - June 23 - The first Lift & Move USA event, held from June 16-17 in Chicago, attracted over 140 attendees, including more than 100 students and veterans looking to learn more about career opportunities in the crane, rigging and specialised transportation i
Views: 392
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ACS opens in Geneva

June 23 - June 23 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened its seventh European operation in Geneva, Switzerland.
Views: 259
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Gefco wins CAMC contract

June 22 - June 22 - Gefco China has signed a contract with Chinese EPC contractor CAMC Engineering, which included the transport of 50 skip loaders from Khorgos, China to Minsk in Belarus.
Views: 398
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Airbus components arrive in Mobile

June 22 - June 22 - The first components for Airbus' new manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama have arrived in the USA, having been shipped from Hamburg onboard a BBC Chartering vessel.
Views: 472
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Blue Water gets new Partner

June 22 - June 22 - Blue Water Shipping has acquired Norwegian transport company Partner Solution.
Views: 467
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RTL makes Russian reaction

June 22 - June 22 - Russian project logistics provider RTL has delivered equipment from Walter Tosto's facility in Romania to oil and gas company Tatneft's construction facility in Nizhnekamsk.
Views: 670
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Wagenborg in pile gripper shipment

June 22 - June 22 - Wagenborg has transported a pile gripper tool from Middelburg in the Netherlands to Esbjerg, Denmark for installation on the wind turbine installation vessel Pacific Orca.
Views: 380
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Osprey puts jacket on

June 22 - June 22 - UK based Osprey's barge Osprey Trader has transported a prototype steel jacket, weighing a total of 820 tonnes, from Antwerp, Belgium to Eemshaven in the Netherlands.
Views: 389
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Terex delivers to Kurth

June 22 - June 22 - Germany's Autokrane Kurth has taken delivery of a new 100-tonne capacity Terex AC 100/4L crane.
Views: 331
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Liebherr unveils two in Ehingen

June 22 - June 22 - At its 2015 customer days in Ehingen, Liebherr unveiled the new compact 500-tonne capacity LR 1500 crawler crane, as well as its most powerful five-axle mobile crane: the 250-tonne capacity LTM 1250-5.1.
Views: 441
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BBC goes fortnightly on Transatlantic

June 19 - June 19 - BBC Chartering is using its position as carrier of choice for Airbus shipments from Germany to the aircraft manufacturer's new production facility in Mobile, to promote a regular fortnightly service on the transatlantic.
Views: 269
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CakeBoxx targets heavy equipment market

June 19 - June 19 - Specialist shipping container manufacturer, CakeBoxx Technologies has launched a new version of its TrusDek doorless container with a recessed floor, designed for the needs of the heavy equipment and industrial plant sector.
Views: 430
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EMS cries foul in Albania

June 18 - June 18 - The EMS-Fehn-Group, which operates the EMS APO terminal in Albania's port of Durres is calling this week's occupation of the terminal by staff members of rival stevedoring companies an "illegal occupation".
Views: 634
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ARC adds ship to maintain service

June 17 - June 17 - American Roll-on, Roll-off Carrier (ARC) is adding a ship to its transatlantic service to help the company maintain service frequency after a recent fire on board one of its other ships, Courage.
Views: 304
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Meriaura takes from Lehmann

June 16 - June 16 - Meriaura Group's ship management arm VG Shipping has acquired the 4,000 dwt multipurpose vessel Lehmann Bay, which it has renamed Martta VG.
Views: 532
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AKD adds two shipping specialists

June 16 - June 16 - Rotterdam based law firm AKD has strengthened its position in the shipping and offshore sector with the addition of Pieter den Haan and Vivian van der Kuil to its transport and energy team.
Views: 335
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Ruslan oils up in Milan

June 16 - June 16 - Ruslan International has transported oversize oil and gas equipment from Milan, Italy to Qingdao in China onboard an AN-124-100 freighter aircraft.
Views: 449
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Russian plant grows with Gold Star

June 16 - June 16 - Gold Star Consulting has delivered six units of out-of-gauge equipment from northern Italy to a plant under construction in Torzhok City, Russia.
Views: 368
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Antonov presents two in Paris

June 15 - June 15 - Antonov Airlines has presented two new freighter aircraft at the Paris Air Show, including an AN-178 and AN-132 new-generation model.
Views: 178
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RTGs arrive at Bronka

June 15 - June 15 - The multipurpose vessel Meri has become the first vessel to be handled at the port of Bronka, when it delivered three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to the new Russian gateway from Konecranes in Finland.
Views: 551
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First Russian call for Cargolux

June 15 - June 15 - Cargolux Italia has started a weekly 747 freighter service from Milan Malpensa to airline's Chinese hub, Zhengzhou.
Views: 245
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Blue Water gets a second wind

June 15 - June 15 - Blue Water Shipping has transported 14 large wind turbines from China to France for turbine manufacturer Goldwind International Holdings.
Views: 499
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Nordana Star set to shine

June 15 - June 15 - On July 3, the newbuild vessel Nordana Star will be launched by the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany.
Views: 550
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PEMA and FEPORT sign MoU

June 12 - June 12 - The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) and the Federation of European Private Port Operators Association (FEPORT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework of cooperation.
Views: 260
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Expansion pays off for ABC

June 11 - June 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported 180,605 tonnes of cargo across its global route network in the first five months of 2015, which is a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Views: 452
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Logwin opens German duo

June 11 - June 11 - Logwin has opened two new German offices at Halle/Leipzig airport and in Erfurt.
Views: 439
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Dako cements Russia project

June 11 - June 11 - Germany based Dako Worldwide Transport has transported a 185-tonne cement mill over 5,700 km from the manufacturer's location in Austria to a cement factory in Sterlitamak, Russia.
Views: 628
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Gold Star shines across Europe

June 11 - June 11 - Finland based project logistics company Gold Star Consulting has transported four out-of-gauge gantries from Rotterdam to Baku, Azerbaijan by road.
Views: 468
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Enerpac gives Pioneering Spirit a lift

June 10 - June 10 - Enerpac has supplied high-pressure hydraulic cylinder technology for the topsides lift system on Allseas' platform installation, decommissioning and pipelaying vessel Pioneering Spirit.
Views: 427
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Archard heads to Hamburg

June 10 - June 10 - SAL Heavy Lift's managing director in Asia, Justin Archard, is relocating to the project carrier's Hamburg headquarters to replace Jan Peter Esbensen as the company's corporate commercial director.
Views: 444
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Reely good one from Steder

June 10 - June 10 - Steder Group has coordinated the transport of three oversize reels for the construction industry from Italy to the Netherlands.
Views: 263
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WWL ALS and WSS hammer away

June 9 - June 9 - WWL ALS, in collaboration with its sister company Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) UAE, has handled the transport of a 123-tonne hydraulic hammer from Abu Dhabi to Hamburg.
Views: 635
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Silk Way looks West with B747-8Fs

June 9 - June 9 - Silk Way West Airlines, based in Azerbaijan, has inaugurated its first flight to the USA from its hub in Baku, utilising a Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 463
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Talbert promotes Geisler

June 9 - June 9 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Troy Geisler as its vice president of sales and marketing.
Views: 349
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Hüffermann ups Liebherr capacity

June 9 - Hüffermann Krandienst has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane, which has a lifting capacity of 500 tonnes.
Views: 277
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Nicolas completes ultra-long move

June 9 - June 9 - A Nicolas SMDEL 4-67 five-axle semi-trailer was utilised by Mammoet Wind Brande to transport a 73 m long wind turbine blade from Lunderskov to Copenhagen in Denmark.
Views: 374
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GAC returns racing boat to water

June 9 - June 9 - GAC Pindar - official logistics supplier of the Volvo Ocean Race - transported the Team Vestas Wind yacht from the Indian Ocean to Lisbon, after it was seriously damaged while racing in November 2014.
Views: 409
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Van der Vlist runs rings round Europe

June 8 - June 8 - Van der Vlist has transported two 14.4-tonne metal rings, each with a diameter of 59.6 m, from southeastern Germany to Scunthorpe in the UK.
Views: 283
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Two tanks travel with Steder

June 8 - June 8 - Steder Group Logistics has coordinated the shipment of two oversized tanks from Romania to a factory in Antofagasta, Chile via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 422
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Strong 2014 for Group7

June 8 - June 8 - German logistics service provider Group7 generated a turnover of EUR78 million (USD87.3 million) in 2014 - a 13 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 425
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Liebherr sees slight drop in turnover

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr Group posted a total turnover of EUR8.823 billion (USD9.826 billion) in 2014, which is 1.6 percent below the amount achieved in 2013.
Views: 720
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Westshore appoints GCS

June 8 - June 8 - Norway-based Westshore Shipbrokers has nominated German Cargo Services (GCS) as its commercial agent in Germany and the neighbouring countries.
Views: 600
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Swire Shipping and Rickmers-Linie partner up

June 8 - June 8 - The latest partnership among the established names in the multipurpose sector of the shipping industry sees Swire Shipping launch a connecting carrier partnership with Rickmers-Linie.
Views: 705
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ACE promotes Williamson

June 5 - June 5 - International insurance company ACE Group has appointed Andrew Williamson as its new executive vice president, global marine for ACE Overseas General (AOG), effective July 1.
Views: 631
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Globalink secures Iraq pipe shipment

June 5 - June 4 - Globalink's project freight forwarding division recently coordinated the shipment of 100,000 tonnes of oil and gas pipes from Italy to Iraq.
Views: 528
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ALE powers ahead in Caspian

June 5 - June 5 - ALE has completed the second stage of a project to transport equipment from Ersai yard in Kazakhstan to the Tashkent thermal power plant in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 416
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Transocean and Qualitair on the boil

June 4 - June 4 - WCA Projects member Transocean Lietuva worked with fellow network member, Qualitair & Sea, to transport four boilers from Lithuania to France.
Views: 290
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Bimco takes on Shipping KPI System

June 4 - June 4 - Bimco has taken ownership of a Shipping KPI System that allows shipowners and managers to compare their ships' efficiency against the performance of the industry and sector averages.
Views: 490
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Trucking from Russia to Kazakhstan

June 4 - June 4 - Van der Vlist has transported a Kenworth T800 vacuum truck from the port of St Petersburg to Atyrau in Kazakhstan.
Views: 457
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South African first for Blue Water

June 4 - June 4 - Blue Water Shipping has begun the transport of a thruster for a drilling rig from Schiedam, the Netherlands to South Africa - the first in a series of project moves to the country.
Views: 490
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New officers for SC&R Foundation

June 3 - June 3 - The SC&R Foundation has appointed Stephanie Bragg of Bragg Companies as president of the board for a two-year term.
Views: 532
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Aqualis enters Aberdeen

June 3 - June 3 - International marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has established an office in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 357
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Allport opens in Belgium

June 3 - June 3 - Allport Cargo Services has opened a new division in Belgium, which will be headed up by Victor Wever.
Views: 336
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BACA backs Argus broker programme

June 2 - June 2 - The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has endorsed the Argus certified charter broker programme.
Views: 206
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Hull offshore wind development on track

June 2 - June 2 - A Siemens development to construct an offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and installation facility on the UK Port of Hull's Alexandra Dock is making good progress, with marine piling and demolition now complete.
Views: 422
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Greencarrier bolsters management

June 2 - June 2 - Greencarrier Freight Services has appointed Mikael Forsber as its new chief commercial officer, and promoted Jarmo Halonen to group director, road freight.
Views: 394
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UTC urges renewal of US Ex-Im Bank

June 2 - June 2 - UTC Overseas is pushing for the Congressional renewal of the 81-year-old U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) before it expires on July 1, 2015.
Views: 558
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Volga-Dnepr rushes to help stricken ship

June 1 - June 1 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) has completed the urgent delivery of a 40-tonne propeller shaft for a stricken ship from Germany to Brazil.
Views: 491
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Liebherr in motor ship launch

June 1 - June 1 - Two Liebherr mobile cranes have been used to launch a 100-tonne motor ship, called Seegold, into Lake Constance at Friedrichshafen in Germany.
Views: 415
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Another bridge up for ALE

June 1 - June 1 - ALE has installed the new 140 m long Nacka Bridge across the Svindersviken inlet in Sweden.
Views: 268
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CEE members strengthen network

June 1 - June 1 - During the sixth membership conference of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), the network members adopted a new membership status aimed at strengthening the group.
Views: 540
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DYT duo heads for the Med

June 1 - June 1 - DYT Yacht Transport's two semi-submersible heavy transport vessels simultaneously pulled into Port Everglades to load USD350 million worth of yachts bound for the Mediterranean Sea.
Views: 324
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Mediaco enters German market

June 1 - June 1 - French lifting specialist Mediaco has established its first subisidary company in Germany.
Views: 261
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Blue Water set to power Panama

June 1 - June 1 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Semco Maritime for the provision of warehouse and transport solutions in connection with the construction of a new power plant in Panama.
Views: 381

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