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Québec and Indiana form Great Lakes union

September 30 - September 30 - The Canadian province of Québec and the US state of Indiana have launched a new partnership to increase their collaboration on Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System shipping and the region's maritime economic development.
Views: 369
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ACS: Asian demand surges

September 30 - September 30 - Air Charter Service (ACS) says that its offices in Hong Kong and Beijing have reported considerable year-on-year growth rates.
Views: 365
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Liebherr first gives Bronka a boost

September 30 - September 30 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered its first LHM 800 mobile harbour crane in a heavy lift configuration to the multipurpose terminal at Russia's Port Bronka.
Views: 550
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Combi Lift makes Big Blue partner

September 30 - September 30 - Germany based heavy lift and project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has appointed Big Blue Shipping Line Shanghai as its commercial agent and representative in China and Taiwan.
Views: 615
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KOG founders hand over reins

September 29 - September 29 - Following its acquisition by the Rhenus Group and subsequent corporate transition, KOG Worldwide founders Rolf Gubler and Jürgen Osmers will be replaced by Carsten Schröter and Tobias König, both of whom join KOG from Rhenus Project Logisti
Views: 538
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Albanian challenge continues for EMS

September 29 - September 29 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (EMS APO), which is part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, claims to be experiencing renewed attacks by competitors that it believes are backed by the Durres Port Authority.
Views: 577
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Crane trio sails into Felixstowe

September 29 - September 29 - Three new ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been shipped from China to the Port of Felixstowe onboard ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 25.
Views: 503
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WCTS to cover 'disruptive' changes

September 28 - September 28 - Mammoet ceo Jan Kleijn will use his keynote address at the upcoming World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) to ask if the industry is fully prepared for potentially "disruptive" changes in technology and business environments.
Views: 586
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Sommer arrives at Gruber

September 28 - September 28 - Carsten Sommer has been appointed managing director of Gruber Logistics' German subsidiary Intertransport Gruber.
Views: 469
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Shipping confidence hits 2015 high

September 28 - September 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose in the three months ended August 2015, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 475
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ADM invests in Faymonville

September 28 - September 28 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has taken delivery of a CombiMAX combination from Faymonville, comprising two 3-axle bogies, plus a 2-axle and 4-axle bogie; as well as two lowbeds, an add-on extension support and two goosenecks.
Views: 412
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Gefco buys out IJS

September 28 - September 28 - Gefco has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire Dutch logistics company IJS Global.
Views: 637
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Kaleido makes offshore move

September 25 - September 25 - Kaleido Logistics has coordinated the transport of an over-dimensional auxiliary structure for the offshore industry from the Spanish port of Vigo to Norway.
Views: 343
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V. Alexander reacts well

September 25 - September 25 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of a 328-tonne reactor from southern Germany to China.
Views: 338
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Terex takes a cruise

September 25 - September 25 - Prangl has used a Terex AC 500-2 all-terrain crane to launch a 71-tonne cruise ship hull onto Austria's Lake Hallstatt.
Views: 411
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Baumann delivers Ineos column

September 25 - September 25 - Bornheim, Germany based Viktor Baumann recently coordinated the transportation and installation of a three-part column to the Cologne region.
Views: 393
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City Lifting adds Grove

September 24 - September 24 - London based crane rental company City Lifting has acquired its first Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane.
Views: 308
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Saipem 7000 makes Dutch call

September 24 - September 24 - Crane vessel Saipem 7000 has arrived in Eemshaven from Norway, where it will remain moored until the end of the year under the agency of Marico, which was acquired by Broekman Logistics last year.
Views: 730
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Nielsen steels ahead

September 24 - September 24 - Copenhagen based Nielsen Freight has coordinated the shipment of two large stainless steel tanks, used in the production of salmon oil, from Denmark to Norway.
Views: 410
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Geodis adds projects duo

September 23 - September 23 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Michael Doerpinghaus as director of industrial projects, Southeast Asia Pacific (SEAP) and Igor Muñiz as director of industrial projects, Europe.
Views: 408
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Ruslan gives engine flying start

September 23 - September 23 - Ruslan International has delivered a Rolls-Royce engine from the UK to southwest France onboard one of its AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 289
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Heavy hundred for Huisman

September 23 - September 23 - Huisman has celebrated the delivery of the 100th Chinese-built crane at its production facility in Zhangzhou - a 1,500-tonne capacity heavy lift mast crane destined for Jumbo's multipurpose vessel Fairmaster.
Views: 446
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Huybrechts takes Rickmers reins

September 22 - September 22 - Wouter Huybrechts has been appointed new president and ceo of Rickmers-Linie (America).
Views: 771
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AGL in compressor move

September 22 - September 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of compressor units from Germany to the Russian Republic of Tartastan by road.
Views: 616
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WWL in CIS expansion

September 22 - September 22 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new office in Baku, Azerbaijan to meet the growing need for logistics providers in the Caucasus region.
Views: 343
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Trams travel to Ecuador

September 22 - September 22 - SDV Industrial Projects and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) have worked together to transport 14 Alstom trams from France to Ecuador, for use in the Cuenca UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Views: 546
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StreamLines appoints Scandi agent

September 22 - September 22 - Curaçao based specialist cargo carrier StreamLines has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its agent in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Views: 507
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Bonnesen up at Intermarine

September 22 - September 22 - Effective immediately, Intermarine has named Lars Bonnesen as chartering director, Europe.
Views: 582
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Tanks roll to Rubis

September 21 - September 21 - Mammoet is in the process of transporting 14 tanks from locations in Belgium and the Netherlands via inland waterway to the Port of Rotterdam's Rubis Terminal.
Views: 340
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Wei-Li leaves drydock

September 21 - September 21 - The 18,330 dwt crane ship, Wei-Li, has left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque for Rotterdam, after ten days of maintenance and repairs.
Views: 372
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Brunel pipes up in Venezuela

September 21 - September 21 - Brunel Project Cargo has organised the shipment of out-of-gauge pipeline components from the UK port of Felixstowe to Venezuela.
Views: 351
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Ocean7 gets six reels rolling

September 18 - September 18 - Ocean7 Projects has coordinated the shipment of six hose reels and associated equipment from the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda to Rio Grande, Brazil onboard the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 374
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TTS lays off staff

September 18 - September 18 - TTS Group subsidiary TTS Offshore Solutions has decided to implement temporary workforce reductions with immediate effect.
Views: 242
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Enerpac tests crane giant

September 18 - September 18 - Enerpac claims to have tested the world's largest gantry crane at its Hengelo manufacturing facility in the Netherlands.
Views: 422
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AGL returns to Russia

September 18 - September 18 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of project cargo from Germany and Italy to Kirov, Russia for a stand cold rolling tandem mill.
Views: 450
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Gruber takes train home

September 18 - September 18 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the transport of a 65-year-old railcar from Dessau to its original home in Elze, Germany.
Views: 330
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Altius kick starts refinery move

September 18 - September 18 - Altius has coordinated the first shipment of refinery equipment from Italy's Porto Marghera for the Jazan refinery and terminal project in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 360
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Meriaura adds ship and staff

September 17 - September 17 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has added the 4,500 dwt general cargo vessel Steenbank to its fleet.
Views: 580
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Liebherr pair speeds turbine erection

September 17 - September 17 - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany based crane contractor Helling safely used a Liebherr LTR 1220 crawler crane as counterweight for a Liebherr LR1600/2 crawler on a wind farm project.
Views: 375
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ICSA meeting promotes crane safety

September 17 - September 17 - Earlier this month, 20 organisations from seven countries participated in the International Crane Stakeholders Assembly's (ICSA) annual meeting in Burswood, Western Australia.
Views: 410
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UTC calls for reinstatement of Ex-Im Bank

September 16 - September 16 - UTC Overseas has called on industry colleagues and US exporters to push for Congressional re-authorisation of the nation's Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which expired on July 1, 2015.
Views: 505
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Blue Water begins hull move

September 16 - September 16 - Blue Water Shipping has loaded two hull sections, weighing a total of 10,800 tonnes, in Singapore destined for Azerbaijan's Baku Shipyard.
Views: 432
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Hansa opens in Monaco

September 16 - September 16 - Hansa Heavy Lift has opened a regional office in Monaco, which will serve southern European customers in France, Italy and Spain.
Views: 439
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Growth spurt at ABC

September 16 - September 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported approximately 300,000 tonnes of cargo during the first eight months of 2015 - a 17 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 637
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Terex in complex concrete lift

September 16 - September 16 - Trier based Steil Kranarbeiten has used a Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to remove a 78-tonne concrete bridge from over the Schwarzbach river in Germany.
Views: 407
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AGL puts skids on

September 15 - September 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported four skids, each weighing 35 tonnes and measuring 7.45 x 3.26 x 3.44 m, from Saxony to Berlin in Germany.
Views: 566
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EverSea tackles offshore duo

September 15 - September 15 - DEME Group subsidiary EverSea has completed a project to transport and install two platforms for GDF Suez E&P Nederland in the Dutch section of the North Sea.
Views: 374
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Mammoet slides into The Hague

September 14 - September 14 - Mammoet has successful transported and installed a new railway deck at The Hague Central Station, the Netherlands.
Views: 370
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Broekman inaugurates heavy lift centre

September 14 - September 14 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal on the Waalhaven in Rotterdam became operational today, September 14, 2015.
Views: 783
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Buss names Neelsen

September 14 - September 14 - Effective October 1, 2015, Marco Neelsen will become chief executive officer (ceo) at Buss Port Logistics (BPL), succeeding Heinrich Ahlers.
Views: 487
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Thiele joins Cargolux

September 14 - September 14 - Cargolux Airlines International has appointed Christian Thiele as its country manager in Germany. He succeeds Tony McNichol in the role.
Views: 330
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Shipowners' Club eyes Swedish market

September 14 - September 14 - P&I specialist The Shipowners' Club has entered into a strategic partnership with Sweden headquartered marine underwriting agency, Svensk Assurans.
Views: 261
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High five for Wagenborg

September 11 - September 11 - Following the closure of the Amsterdam Container Terminal (ACT) in 2013, Wagenborg is transporting five disused container cranes from the port of Amsterdam to Spain and Poland.
Views: 362
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EMS propels to Pula

September 11 - September 11 - EMS Log has transported a 60-tonne propulsion system from the Baltic Sea port of Wismar to a shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
Views: 389
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Bauer makes DOLL debut

September 11 - September 11 - Schrobenhausen, Germany based Bauer Spezialtiefbau has inaugurated its new 8-axle DOLL semi low-loader in the transport of an 80-tonne drilling unit from Berlin to Munich.
Views: 274
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BigLift in Damen load

September 11 - September 11 - BigLift Shipping's heavy lift vessel Happy Star is to transport a total of 22 Damen boats from several shipyards in Asia to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 643
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Link-Belt reveals 90-tonner

September 11 - September 11 - Kentucky headquartered Link-Belt has developed a 90-tonne capacity HTC-86110 truck crane, featuring a 49.9 m long main boom.
Views: 386
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Talbert unveils tilt trailer series

September 11 - September 11 - Talbert Manufacturing has launched a new Air Ramp/Air Tilt series of trailers, designed for the easy loading of low-clearance equipment.
Views: 356
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Nurminen sells projects business

September 11 - September 11 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics has concluded an agreement to sell its specialised transport division, Nurminen Logistics Heavy, to heavy haulage and project forwarding company Ville Silvasti.
Views: 500
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Volga-Dnepr pumps up

September 10 - September 10 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered an 11-tonne oil and gas pump from the Netherlands to Turkmenistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 422
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Höegh pulls the Trigger

September 10 - September 10 - Höegh Autoliners has named the second vessel in its New Horizon series, Höegh Trigger, at a naming ceremony held at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 243
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Liebherr lift powers through

September 10 - September 10 - Bergheim, Germany based Wasel has used two LTM 1500-8.1 mobile cranes for an overhead transmission line project on the River Rhine, near Dinslaken.
Views: 428
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AGL takes to the road

September 10 - September 10 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has delivered 2,000 freight tonnes of equipment for a steel plant from Italy to Belarus by road.
Views: 455
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Seminar kicks off in Antwerp

September 10 - September 10 - Belgian deputy prime minister Alexander De Croo has officially opened the Port Logistics seminar in Antwerp, which was organised by APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center.
Views: 316
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Vienna invests in Liebherr

September 10 - September 10 - The Port of Vienna (Hafen Wien) has purchased a new Liebherr LHM 280 mobile harbour crane, which has a maximum lifting capacity of 84 tonnes and an outreach of up to 40 m.
Views: 385
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Intermarine welcomes Grace

September 10 - September 10 - Intermarine has added the 19,450 dwt heavy lift vessel Industrial Grace, which features two 700-tonne capacity onboard cranes, to its fleet.
Views: 425
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Petrasco in big rig win

September 9 - September 9 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has won a contract from KCA Deutag to transport the T-45 mobile land drilling rig from Germany to North Africa.
Views: 388
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Heavy duo for Van der Vlist

September 9 - September 9 - Van der Vlist has transported a 410-tonne regenerator and a 275-tonne reactor from Deggendorf, Germany to Kazakhstan via its terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Views: 368
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BNSF inks Schnabel deal

September 9 - September 9 - Transportation Technology Services (TTS), which was recently acquired by BNSF Logistics, has signed an agreement with Siemens Energy to market and operate the 20-axle KWUX 101 Schnabel railcar.
Views: 389
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ARRC chooses Charleston

September 9 - September 9 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is adding South Carolina's port of Charleston as a new monthly call on its Baltic-Atlantic service from St Petersburg to Baltimore, Maryland.
Views: 348
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Caba in veteran boat move

September 8 - September 8 - Turkish transport company Caba has used a PowerMAX modular vehicle from Faymonville to transport the 100-year-old cruiser Halas 71 within Turkey's RMK Shipyard.
Views: 373
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CAL in Georgia take-off

September 8 - September 8 - Effective September 25, CAL Cargo Airlines will add a twice-weekly service between Atlanta, Georgia and Belgium's Liege Airport.
Views: 307
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Pipe dream for FLS-KAA

September 7 - September 7 - FLS-KAA has arranged the shipment of 440 sections of cement pipe, each weighing 3 tonnes, from Antwerp to Al Ain in the UAE.
Views: 591
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Thomas Miller makes legal buy

September 7 - September 7 - Insurance services provider Thomas Miller has acquired the partners and staff of Plymouth-based specialist marine law firm, Davies Johnson & Co.
Views: 177
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Volga-Dnepr branches out

September 7 - September 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown 28 cypress trees to Tashkent, Uzbekistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 475
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Energy glut could postpone LNG developments

September 7 - September 7 - A global oversupply of LNG, in addition to a spate of new LNG projects due for final investment decision (FID) in 2015/16, could depress the market for LNG in Asia until 2025, says analyst Wood Mackenzie.
Views: 499
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ShoreTension promotes safer mooring

September 4 - September 4 - Rotterdam headquartered ShoreTension has developed a dynamic mooring system that promotes the safer mooring of sea-going vessels while in port.
Views: 289
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ABC makes Singapore debut

September 4 - September 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has commenced a twice-weekly direct B747 freighter service to Singapore's Changi Airport from Moscow.
Views: 466
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Svensson to shoot off 23rd BUSINESSrun

September 3 - September 3 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Peter Svensson, senior vice president and head of Clipper Americas will fire the starting pistol at the 23rd Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Houston.
Views: 633
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Bigge takes MLC650 for a ride

September 3 - September 3 - Bigge Crane & Rigging has rented its new Manitowoc MLC650 crawler to Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES) for the erection of wind turbines at the Pleasant Valley wind farm in the US state of Minnesota.
Views: 412
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AGL barges on

September 2 - September 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported eight large lock sections from the German inland port of Regensburg to Romania.
Views: 612
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OliCargo in reactor run

September 2 - September 2 - OliCargo has coordinated the transport of a reactor for a hydrogen peroxide production factory from Portugal to Argentina.
Views: 425
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Turbine makes Strasbourg stop

September 2 - September 2 - The Port of Strasbourg has received a 370-tonne gas turbine from General Electric's (GE) factory in Belfort, France for final delivery to the Russian city of Kazan.
Views: 507
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BIFA sets conference date

September 2 - September 2 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is organising a one day conference on November 26, 2015 to address two of the most pressing issues facing its members and international trade in general.
Views: 424
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Liebherr helps HKV build bridges

September 2 - September 2 - HKV Schmitz + Partner has used a Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane to erect a temporary bridge over the A3 motorway between Cologne-Mülheim and Leverkusen in Germany.
Views: 380
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Sommer buys first Grove

September 2 - September 2 - German crane rental company Sommer Kranverleih has taken delivery of its first Grove all-terrain crane - a 400-tonne capacity, six-axle GMK6400.
Views: 283
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Expeditors flies into Incheon

September 2 - September 2 - Expeditors International (UK) has coordinated the delivery of two 50-tonne pumps from Prestwick in Scotland to Incheon, South Korea using an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 491
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Rotterdam opens heavy lift hub

September 2 - September 2 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal in the Port of Rotterdam has been officially opened.
Views: 795
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C.H. Robinson names Europe head

September 2 - September 2 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Jeroen Eijsink as president of C.H. Robinson Europe.
Views: 324
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Delta handles Cats in Piraeus

September 1 - September 1 - Delta Maritime has transhipped two Caterpillar D10T vehicles - each weighing 54 tonnes and measuring 7.1 m x 16 m x 3.23 m - from one ro-ro vessel to another at the Greek port of Piraeus.
Views: 391
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Altius in Angolan yacht move

September 1 - September 1 - Altius' project division has loaded two catamarans, as well as one smaller boat, onto a vessel in Spain's Gijon port for shipment to the Angolan port of Luanda.
Views: 357
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Wind shipment breezes into Duluth

September 1 - September 1 - Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Tyne has arrived at the Port of Duluth's Clure Public Marine Terminal carrying wind turbine components for the Thunder Spirit wind farm in North Dakota.
Views: 461

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