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Europe News from October 2015

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Ritter joins HBB

October 30 - October 30 - Effective November 1, 2015 Captain Peter Ritter will join Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB), heading its sales and business development activities for high and heavy cargo.
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W.I.S. speeds into Japan

October 30 - October 30 - W.I.S Logistics has safely delivered two over-dimensional thruster from Italy to Japan.
Views: 525
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Jumbo Vision sails into Texas

October 29 - October 29 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Jumbo has transported subsea pump modules from Horsoy, Norway to Ingleside in Texas, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision.
Views: 612
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Werf up at Air Charter Service

October 29 - October 29 - Air Charter Service has promoted Caroline Werf to managing director of its Frankfurt, Germany operation.
Views: 265
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Aqualis growth hits bottom line

October 29 - October 29 - Aqualis reported revenues of USD9.5 million in the third quarter of 2015 - down from USD11.3 million in 2014 - with EBIT of negative USD1.4 million.
Views: 440
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Enerpac gantry heads to Reunion

October 29 - October 29 - Heavy lifting equipment manufacturer Enerpac has begun transporting the beams for the world's largest offshore gantry crane from Hengelo, the Netherlands, to the Crist shipyard in Poland.
Views: 561
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Kerry hires Blank

October 28 - October 28 - With immediate effect, Thomas Blank has become Kerry Logistics' managing director for Europe, working out of the company's office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Views: 514
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Low water hinders traffic on Europe's rivers

October 27 - October 27 - With water levels on the river Rhine and Danube remaining low, vessels are unable to sail fully loaded at present according to reports by Reuters.
Views: 298
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Antwerp explores Iran

October 27 - October 27 - A delegation of petrochemical and shipping experts from the port of Antwerp has visited Iran to meet various ministries, petrochemical organisations and private companies to seek ways to re-open the doors of Iran for the Antwerp port communit
Views: 888
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Panalpina names Energy Services head

October 27 - October 27 - Effective January 1, 2016, Michel Dubois will become global head of Energy Solutions at Panalpina, replacing Hans Toggweiler.
Views: 746
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DKT Allseas named UK agent for Bahri

October 26 - October 26 - DKT Allseas has been appointed as liner agent for National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) new UK-Gulf ro-con service, which starts in November 2015.
Views: 936
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PCN duo powers into Colombia

October 26 - October 26 - Colombia's Tayrona Offshore Services teamed up with Express Global Logistics' Indian division to coordinate the delivery of four assembled generators.
Views: 632
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Brownsville buys crane

October 26 - October 26 - In response to the growing demand for heavy cargo handling capabilities the Port of Brownsville purchased a second mobile harbour crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 125 tonnes.
Views: 686
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Silver jubilee for Businessruns

October 26 - October 26 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that its 25th Businessrun will take place on November 2, 2015 ahead of the Europort conference and exhibition in Rotterdam and invites any HLPFI reader who is
Views: 585
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Collett transforms Burbo Bank

October 23 - October 23 - Collett Transport has used its Scheuerle girder bridge to deliver two 200-tonne transformers to the onshore substation for the UK's Burbo Bank offshore wind farm.
Views: 852
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Höegh takes five for Hitachi

October 23 - October 23 - Höegh Autoliners has transported five train bodyshells from Hitachi Rail's plant in Japan to the UK Port of Tyne onboard the PCTC vessel Höegh Tokyo.
Views: 383
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GPA outlines port upgrades

October 22 - October 22 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) executive director, Curtis Foltz, has outlined an ambitious ten-year plan to enhance its Brunswick Terminal on the US Eastern Seaboard.
Views: 784
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Growth continues at ABC

October 22 - October 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported 42,480 tonnes of cargo across its network in September 2015, representing a 28 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 511
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Combi Dock in crane carriage

October 22 - October 22 - Combi Dock Chartering has loaded gantry crane components onboard its heavy lift vessel Combi Dock III in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
Views: 640
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AAL, Döhle launch OceanWise

October 22 - October 22 - Following the launch of their multipurpose tramp and project cargo shipping cooperation in May 2015, AAL and Peter Döhle have established a new operation in Italy - OceanWise Corp (OWC).
Views: 631
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RZD Logistics makes for Iran

October 21 - October 21 - RZD Logistics - a subsidiary of United Transport and Logistics Company (UTLC) - has begun shipping equipment by rail from Russia to Iran for chemical and engineering plant manufacturer Ruzkhimmash.
Views: 686
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Cargolux steps up China flights

October 21 - October 21 - Cargolux Italia has introduced a second weekly flight between Milan and the airline's Chinese hub Zhengzhou.
Views: 310
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European first for Bahri

October 21 - October 21 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) will begin its first regular liner service from Europe to the Middle East in November 2015.
Views: 697
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Happy Star drops off Damen load

October 21 - October 21 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Star has arrived at the Port of Rotterdam carrying a consignment of 22 Damen vessels - the manufacturer's largest-ever stock vessel transport.
Views: 637
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High five for Ryano

October 21 - October 21 - Ryano Logistics has executed the shipment of five straddle carriers, weighing 64 tonnes each, from Oslo in Norway to Finland's Kotka port.
Views: 831
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PTV opens Brazil branch

October 21 - October 21 - Karlsruhe, Germany headquartered PTV Group has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 460
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ACS opens in Miami

October 20 - October 20 - In Miami, aircraft charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened its fifth North American office adding to the existing offices in Los Angeles, Houston, New York and Toronto.
Views: 373
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Rock on Rockfreight

October 20 - October 20 - DGTL Cargo has been rebranded Rockfreight as it gets ready to move into a large facility in the Dubai World Central free zone adjacent to the much anticipated Al Maktoum International Airport, which will be the largest airport in the world wh
Views: 581
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Milwaukee sends kiln on its way

October 20 - October 20 - Six sections of a rotary kiln, manufactured by A-C Equipment Services for McInnis Cement, have been loaded onto a barge at the Port of Milwaukee for shipment to a cement manufacturing plant in Quebec.
Views: 748
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Foundations down at Gemini farm

October 19 - October 19 - Van Oord has installed the 150th and final foundation at the Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea.
Views: 328
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Havator wins Metsä contract

October 19 - October 19 - Havator has won a contract from Metsä Fibre, part of the the Metsä Group, to provide lifting services for the construction of a bioproduct mill in Aänekoski, central Finland.
Views: 591
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Europe Cargo loads crane for Congo

October 19 - October 19 - Europe Cargo has organised the loading of a fully-erected Gottwald mobile harbour crane, weighing 326 tonnes, for shipment to Congo Terminal in Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo.
Views: 656
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Iran plans 'significant return' to shipping

October 19 - October 19 - According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Iran is planning a fleet expansion programme comprising 579,000 teu of containerships, 2 million dwt of dry bulk vessels and 1.6 million dwt of tankers - all of which are sched
Views: 791
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Agility wraps up Linde project

October 16 - October 16 - Agility has completed a complex project for Linde Group's engineering division, which included three heavy lift shipments of chemical plant equipment to Togliatti in the Samara region of Russia.
Views: 835
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UTC concern over US rail shutdown

October 16 - October 16 - UTC Overseas says that a Congressional failure to extend the mandated deadline for the nation's railroads to install positive train control (PTC) safety systems could cause major delays and potential closures of significant portions of the US
Views: 369
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Green Port Hull: one year on

October 16 - October 16 - One year has passed since a dredging campaign began to create Siemens' UK based offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility at Associated British Ports' (ABP) Alexandra Dock in Hull.
Views: 416
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Gothenburg to gaze on Atlantic Star

October 16 - October 16 - The first of Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) five new vessels, Atlantic Star, will call at Sweden's Port of Gothenburg towards the end of December 2015.
Views: 1048
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Grimaldi increases Finnlines stake

October 16 - October 16 - Grimaldi Group subsidiary Grimaldi Euromed has purchased 5,449,032 additional shares in Finnlines, increasing the group's share capital investment in its Finnish subsidiary to 91.32 percent.
Views: 624
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Venezuelan pipe project for Gruber

October 15 - October 15 - Intertransport Gruber has handled the shipment of eight 40 ft dry cargo containers and one 40 ft high cube container filled with steel pipes from Germany to Pulpaca, Venezuela.
Views: 502
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AML delivers Russian plant

October 15 - October 15 - In collaboration with Instar Logistics, Antwerp Metal Logistics (AML) has coordinated the transport of an ammonia converter, two CO2 strippers and a CO2 absorber from Antwerp to Cherepovets, Russia via the Zuidnatie Breakbulk terminal.
Views: 729
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Rotterdam reports mixed results

October 15 - October 15 - Although the amount of cargo handled at the Port of Rotterdam increased by 5.4 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2015, the Dutch gateway posted a 7.6 percent decrease in breakbulk volumes.
Views: 334
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L.C. van Tiel hammers away

October 15 - October 15 - L.C. van Tiel Logistics has coordinated the transport of a hydraulic hammer, sleeve and additional accessories from the Netherlands to Mina Zayed port in the UAE.
Views: 759
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AGL in double crane lift

October 15 - October 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has organised the shipment of two large gantry cranes from Tallinn, Estonia to Angra dos Reis in Brazil.
Views: 851
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Sampson adds Arocs

October 15 - October 15 - UK based Nick Sampson Mechanical Engineering says that its new Mercedes-Benz Arocs heavy haulage tractor unit is "proving to be a highly flexible, cost-effective addition to its fleet".
Views: 525
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Darwin gets new operator

October 15 - October 15 - The Northern Territory government has signed an agreement to lease the Port of Darwin to Chinese-owned Landbridge Group for the next 99 years.
Views: 731
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Antwerp predicts record 2015

October 14 - October 14 - The Port of Antwerp handled 156,515,552 tonnes of freight in the first nine months of 2015 - a 5.5 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 361
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Panalpina celebrates

October 14 - October 14 - Yesterday, at the UK's Stansted airport, Swiss forwarding group Panalpina celebrated the silver jubilee for the operations of its Charter Network.
Views: 634
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Toll opens German duo

October 14 - October 14 - Toll Group subsidiary Toll Global Forwarding has opened two new branches in Munich and Nuremberg, Germany.
Views: 239
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Growth accelerates at K+N

October 14 - October 14 - While Kuehne + Nagel's (K+N) net turnover and gross profit slightly decreased year-on-year in the first nine months of 2015, the company's operational result showed a 4.6 percent improvement.
Views: 871
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BBC winds up African power project

October 13 - October 13 - BBC Chartering has shipped 56 wind turbines from locations in Europe and Asia to South Africa's Coega Port for use in the 134.4 MW Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm near Bedford in the Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 640
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DFDS oils up

October 13 - October 13 - DFDS Group has shipped oversize equipment for the oil industry onboard its multipurpose vessel Lysvik Seaways from Norway to Germany, for oncarriage to destinations in Asia.
Views: 853
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AGL moves engine quartet

October 13 - October 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the shipment of four large diesel engines from Antwerp to Shanghai, China.
Views: 781
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Ryano in Colombian cook up

October 12 - October 12 - Ryano Logistics has coordinated the transport of a large industrial oven from the Netherlands to Antioquia in Colombia.
Views: 565
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Flinterstar - an update

October 12 - October 12 - Recovery of oil from Flinterstar, which collided nearly head-on with the tanker Al-Oraiq off the Belgian coast last week, has made good progress according to Dutch shipping line Flinter.
Views: 370
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Swire ups Tasmanian coverage

October 9 - October 9 - Swire Shipping will expand its multipurpose liner service coverage in Tasmania with an additional call at Hobart.
Views: 548
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Antwerp crane department to close

October 8 - October 8 - The Port of Antwerp Authority has confirmed that it will cease the activities of its crane department by the end of 2017.
Views: 549
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A2SEA signs first Asian wind project

October 8 - October 8 - A2SEA has been contracted to install two offshore wind turbines and their foundations at the Taiwanese Formosa 1 project, on behalf of Swancor/Formosa Wind Power.
Views: 448
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FleetWeather opens in Athens

October 7 - October 7 - FleetWeather - a provider of marine weather routing services and business intelligence solutions - has established a new office in Athens, Greece.
Views: 330
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PrimoCargo powers ahead

October 7 - October 7 - PrimoCargo has completed a complex project move, delivering five diesel engines with a combined weight of more than 670 tonnes.
Views: 434
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Cargolux and NCA sign codeshare

October 7 - October 7 - Cargolux Italia and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) signed a codeshare agreement for flights from Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy, to Kansai International Airport and Narita International Airport, Japan.
Views: 417
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Liebherr inks offshore crane deal

October 7 - October 7 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing will supply Singapore's Jurong Shipyard with two offshore cranes, which will be installed onboard an FPSO vessel.
Views: 787
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deugro opens Helsinki office

October 7 - October 7 - Germany headquartered project freight forwarder deugro has opened a new office in Finland.
Views: 378
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Cargolux JV targets heavy and OOG

October 6 - October 6 - Cargolux is targeting heavy and outsize cargo as a likely significant traffic for a planned new joint venture Chinese international all-cargo airline it is now close to setting up, writes HLPFI correspondent, Phil Hastings.
Views: 1078
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NileDutch adds African link

October 6 - October 6 - NileDutch is introducing a new service linking the East Mediterranean with West Africa, which will be operated in cooperation with Turkon Line.
Views: 553
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GPA marks another record year

October 6 - October 6 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 714,008 units of automobiles and heavy machinery through the ports of Savannah and Brunswick during its 2015 fiscal year, which the authority claims is the highest volume ever reported.
Views: 432
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ALE doubles up in Spain

October 6 - October 6 - Heavy transport and lifting specialist ALE has completed a pair of projects in Spain.
Views: 543
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Big cat purrs through RHB

October 6 - October 6 - RHB Stevedoring has discharged the 137-tonne catamaran Sea Slice at its terminal in the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 808
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Thorleifsson rejoins SAL

October 5 - October 5 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Sune Thorleifsson as head of its project department.
Views: 893
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Mammoet turns the tide

October 5 - October 5 - Mammoet has installed a tidal power plant (TPP) in the Netherlands on behalf of Tocardo Tidal Turbines.
Views: 347
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Aertssen rolls into Geel

October 5 - October 5 - Aertssen Kranen has completed the installation of a 420-tonne reactor at BP Chembel's WiESOX project in Geel, Belgium.
Views: 587
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ALE pulls Cadiz jacket

October 5 - October 5 - Heavy transport and installation specialist ALE has completed the load-out of a 22,400-tonne jacket for the Mariner Project in Cadiz, Spain.
Views: 521
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Westdijk hits for six

October 5 - October 5 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy transport provider Westdijk has acquired six new Faymonville semi-trailers over the course of the past 12 months.
Views: 369
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Pipe dream from Globalink

October 5 - October 5 - Kazakh logistics specialist Globalink has successfully coordinated the delivery of 350 truckloads of over-dimensional cargo for an Asian gas pipeline project.
Views: 757
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Höegh names SSL in Finland

October 5 - October 5 - Höegh Autoliners has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Finland, effective December 1, 2015.
Views: 602
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Cement job shows Rotterdam's capabilities

October 5 - October 5 - Several of Rotterdam's well-known project logistics specialists have been involved in the latest heavy lift shipment through the port.
Views: 652
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Nooteboom launches Manoovr

October 5 - October 5 - The Netherlands headquartered trailer manufacturer Nooteboom has unveiled the Manoovr, its latest semi low-loader trailer, writes James Graham.
Views: 426
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Flensborg adds US representation

October 2 - October 2 - Flensborg and Associates has opened for business in Houston appointing Lars Kristiansson as its US representative.
Views: 448
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Braemar adds senior spark

October 2 - October 2 - Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, has named Chis Kruszewski as senior electrical engineer in its Offshore, DP and FMEA Group.
Views: 631
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Mammoet in high-voltage move

October 2 - October 2 - Mammoet has successfully jacked-up and installed a live high-voltage power pylon in the Netherlands, using its JS500 jacking system.
Views: 468
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Wagenborg tows two

October 1 - October 1 - Wagenborg Towage has helped bring the crane ship Saipem 7000 and a Paragon Offshore platform into Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
Views: 707
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Kuebler terminal tanks up

October 1 - October 1 - Kuebler Spedition has assembled six large tanks at its heavy lift terminal in Mannheim, Germany.
Views: 683
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Bulgaria takes river safety steps

October 1 - October 1 - A consortium led by Transas has completed the second phase of the Bulgarian River Information Systems (BulRIS) project, which aims to increase the safety and efficiency of inland waterway transport on the Bulgarian section of the Danube river.
Views: 516

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