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Sinotrans & CSC Holdings gobbled up

December 30 - December 30 - According to China Merchants Group, the Hong Kong based state-owned conglomerate with businesses in transportation, finance and real estate, is set to acquire China's Sinotrans & CSC Holdings.
Views: 782
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LS Cargo opens in Sweden

December 24 - December 24 - LS Cargo has opened a new office in Sweden, which will be headed up by Andreas Larsson.
Views: 361
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ACS raises festive spirit

December 23 - December 23 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) London headquarters raised almost GBP7,500 (USD11,200) for its chosen charities at its 2015 Christmas party.
Views: 264
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Dan Czech on the double

December 22 - December 22 - Dan Czech Special Transport has coordinated the delivery of two 93-tonne tanks from Košice, Slovakia to Munkebo in Denmark via the ports of Bratislava and Rotterdam.
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Bergé Marítima ups capacity

December 22 - December 22 - Bergé Marítima has invested in a new mobile harbour crane for its terminal in the Port of Bilbao.
Views: 656
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Erhardt in US transformation

December 22 - December 22 - Erhardt Proyectos has coordinated the delivery of a 255-tonne ABB transformer, as well as some additional breakbulk cargo, from Spain to the USA.
Views: 676
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First of four for Chipolbrok

December 22 - December 22 - Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping (Chipolbrok) has taken delivery of the first in a series of four newbuild general cargo vessels - Chipolbrok Pacific - from Shanghai Shipyard.
Views: 786
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Super six for Ekin

December 21 - December 21 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has completed the delivery of six oversize components from Turkey to Azerbaijan.
Views: 610
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ABC reaches new heights

December 21 - December 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) continued its period of strong growth with a 27 percent year-on-year rise in cargo carried during November 2015.
Views: 666
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ETS doubles up

December 21 - December 21 - Marine survey agency ETS was appointed to complete a marine warranty survey for a project cargo loading operation in Japan and discharge in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1047
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Lander lands at TransAtlantic

December 21 - December 21 - Effective January 1, 2016, Magnus Lander will become managing director for TransAtlantic AB, replacing Heléne Mellquist.
Views: 481
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SAL: 'Toughen up' in 2016

December 18 - December 18 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line, SAL Heavy Lift, said 2015 turned out to be a tough year. Despite completing a raft of technical projects, the tumbling oil price led to a steep downturn in the global offshore industry.
Views: 954
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M-Star on the double

December 18 - December 18 - M-Star Freight Services recently completed a pair of project moves from multiple points of origin to Russia.
Views: 1135
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What next for US crude?

December 18 - December 18 - With US Congress nearing a deal to end its longstanding crude oil export ban, HLPFI considers the impact this will have on the languishing sector.
Views: 1089
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Cargolux begins pilot recruitment

December 18 - December 18 - Following the adoption of a new collective work agreement (CWA), Cargolux Airlines has begun the hiring and training process for 100 new pilots in Luxembourg.
Views: 694
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SCPA sees 'moderate' growth

December 18 - December 18 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has seen a 13 percent year-on-year rise in non-containerised cargo volumes in the period covering July - November 2015.
Views: 410
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Doll lands Algerian deal

December 17 - December 17 - German trailer manufacturer Doll has secured a contract for the production of vehicles for Algerian state enterprise ENGOA (Entreprise Nationale des Grands Ouvrages d'Art).
Views: 504
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Six missing after tanker collision

December 17 - December 17 - Denmark headquartered Thorco Shipping confirmed that its multipurpose vessel, Thorco Cloud, sank following a collision with a Stolt Tanker vessel.
Views: 546
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Rhenus delivers supersized Christmas

December 17 - December 17 - Rhenus helped to cheer up the good folk of Bangor, Northern Ireland by planting a giant Christmas bauble in the town square.
Views: 436
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Airlines overturn price-fixing fines

December 17 - December 17 - The General Court of the European Union has upheld an appeal by 11 airlines against a EUR790 million (USD864 million) fine, originally imposed in 2010 for air cargo price-fixing between 1999 and 2006.
Views: 366
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JSL pipes up in Qatar

December 16 - December 16 - Recently appointed member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Qatar, JSL Global, has coordinated the shipment of oil and gas pipes from China to Doha.
Views: 1164
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The Freight Co boils over

December 16 - December 16 - The Freight Co has coordinated the transport of a boiler from its manufacturing plant in Thailand's Chachoengsao province to the Port of Sri Racha in Chonburi.
Views: 776
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Cargolux agreement finally reached

December 16 - December 16 - Following repeated meetings over the last 24 hours, Cargolux says that an 'amicable agreement' has been achieved between all concerned parties on the new collective work agreement (CWA) for staff of the freighter airline.
Views: 667
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UHL strengthens network

December 16 - December 16 - Effective January 1, 2016, United Heavy Lift (UHL) has agreed a strategic and exclusive cooperation with Poland based EuroAfrica Shipping Lines (ESL).
Views: 830
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Sohar steels Changbao deal

December 15 - December 15 - Sohar Port and Freezone has signed a lease agreement with Chinese steel manufacturer Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tube Company.
Views: 955
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Jumbo in Prelude pile up

December 15 - December 15 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessels Jumbo Jubilee and Fairpartner have shipped 16 piles for the Prelude field from Aviles in Spain to Batam, Indonesia.
Views: 578
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OIA opens in Milan

December 15 - December 15 - OIA Global has opened its first Italian branch office in Milan.
Views: 372
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Universal bridges gap in tandem lift

December 15 - December 15 - Universal Cranes has used a 450-tonne capacity Grove GMK7450 all-terrain crane and a 275-tonne capacity Manitowoc M-250T lattice boom truck crane to install a new bridge over Duck Creek in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 630
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MAC lines up mill project

December 15 - December 15 - MAC Logistic International Group has coordinated the shipment of a casting line for a steel mill in Brazil.
Views: 687
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Gruber transforms Indonesia

December 15 - December 15 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the transport of two transformers and 58 wooden cases from Guangzhou in China to Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 569
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ALE marks Kazakh milestone

December 14 - December 14 - ALE has completed the delivery of cargo for the third phase of the Atyrau Refinery expansion project in Kazakhstan.
Views: 781
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M-Star shines in Russia

December 14 - December 14 - M-Star Freight Services has coordinated the transport of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes for a petrochemical plant in Russia.
Views: 651
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ICS welcomes Paris agreement

December 14 - December 14 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the global shipping industry, has welcomed the Paris climate change agreement, which was adopted unanimously on December 12 by 195 nations.
Views: 738
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Clipper names Norborg

December 14 - December 14 - Effective April 1, 2016, Peter Norborg will become ceo of Clipper Group, with Frank G. Jensen continuing as chairman of the board of the company.
Views: 467
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Gold Star shines in mining move

December 14 - December 14 - Gold Star Consulting has completed the shipment of 139 units of mining equipment from factories in Estonia and Finland to St Petersburg, Russia.
Views: 576
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AN-225 flies into Leipzig

December 14 - December 14 - An Antonov 225 freighter aircraft has loaded 185 tonnes of machinery destined for China at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany.
Views: 457
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Jaxport on cloud nine

December 14 - December 14 - Nine over-dimensional pressurised steel evaporator tanks have been moved through Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 670
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AsstrA in shield shipment

December 11 - December 11 - AsstrA Heavy Lift has coordinated the transport of a tunnelling shield from France to Belarus for use in the construction of the Minsk Metro's third line.
Views: 844
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Braemar SA names Constable

December 11 - December 11 - Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) has appointed Kevin Constable as its marine manager (Europe), ports and harbours.
Views: 620
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Sustainable shipping partnership forged

December 11 - December 11 - Grieg Star subsidiary Grieg Green has joined forces with Dutch bank ABN Amro in an attempt to create a more sustainable shipping industry.
Views: 422
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CEA bottles up

December 11 - December 11 - CEA Projects has completed the delivery, positioning and installation of heavy equipment for a new plastic bottle manufacturing plant in the Hlaing Tharyar district of Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 751
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Steeling ahead at AV Dawson

December 10 - December 10 - AV Dawson is celebrating the first year of operation at its state-of-the-art automotive steel distribution centre in Middlesbrough, UK.
Views: 365
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Cargolux CWA deal takes step backwards

December 10 - December 10 - Collective work agreement (CWA) talks between Cargolux management and the unions were cut short after LCGB backtracked on the principle agreement reached on December 1.
Views: 634
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SafmarineMPV confirms ship sales

December 10 - December 10 - SafmarineMPV has confirmed that it has sold its existing fleet of five ships to Thorco Shipping.
Views: 683
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Seajacks ship set for operation

December 10 - December 10 - Seajacks International, the offshore installation and maintenance contractor, has announced that its fifth self-propelled jack-up vessel, Seajacks Scylla, is set to enter service.
Views: 840
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March up at WCA

December 10 - December 10 - Dan March has been appointed ceo of the WCA network of independent logistics companies.
Views: 826
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Terex lifts Christmas spirit

December 10 - December 10 - Crane service provider Blüggel has used a Terex Challenger 3180 all terrain crane to lift and position a 14 m high Christmas tree in Winterberg, Germany.
Views: 602
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Lufthansa stands United

December 10 - December 10 - Lufthansa and United Airlines plan to increase their cargo cooperation on routes between the USA and Europe.
Views: 483
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Run for Paris

December 10 - December 10 - Anders Flensborg, who organises the fund raising Business Runs that take place at events such as Breakbulk Europe, is planning a special 27th Business Run under the motto "courage".
Views: 262
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EMS steps on the gas

December 9 - December 9 - EMS-Fehn-Group companies, EMS Chartering and EMS Log, have worked together to deliver the first of two shipments for a flue gas filter system from Germany to Dublin, Ireland.
Views: 407
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Collett adds Manoovr

December 9 - December 9 - UK based heavy haulier Collett Transport has invested in a new six-axle Nooteboom Manoovr semi low loader.
Views: 641
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TII Group enters India

December 8 - December 8 - Germany's TII Group has entered the Indian market after acquiring domestic trailer manufacturer Tratec and establishing an Indian subsidiary - TII India PvT. Ltd.
Views: 780
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New regional director at Cargolux

December 8 - December 8 - Jonathan Clark will join all-cargo airline Cargolux as its new regional director Africa, effective February 1, 2016.
Views: 528
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Swan takes on mega module

December 8 - December 8 - A 3,200-tonne accommodation module has been loaded on board Dockwise's heavy transport vessel Swan at Mammoet's heavy lift terminal in Schiedam, the Netherlands.
Views: 635
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Hapag-Lloyd gets heavy

December 7 - December 7 - Hapag-Lloyd has delivered a large propeller on board its containership Antwerpen Express from Shanghai to Hamburg, where it loaded another 166-tonne propeller on the same vessel for shipment to South Korea.
Views: 597
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Globalink hits the target

December 4 - December 4 - Kazakhstan headquartered forwarder Globalink was recently contracted to move super-heavy high-pressure columns from Japan to Atyrau.
Views: 810
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deugro extends with Siemens

December 4 - December 4 - deugro Danmark and Siemens Wind Power have agreed a long term contract for the transport of forthcoming offshore wind turbine projects, extending the strong cooperation the two companies have had for many years.
Views: 858
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Six up for Bhoir

December 4 - December 4 - Mumbai headquartered crane rental company, Bhoir Group, ordered six new Liebherr LR 1300 SX crawler cranes.
Views: 562
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WWL ALS ships luxury trio

December 4 - December 4 - WWL ALS has coordinated the delivery of two catamarans and a luxury yacht from Antwerp to Jebel Ali in the UAE.
Views: 357
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JAS moves O&G pair

December 3 - December 3 - Bremen headquartered JAS Projects has completed a pair of project shipments recently.
Views: 462
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Chapman Freeborn opens in Katowice

December 3 - December 3- Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has established a new office in Katowice, Poland, to meet increasing demand for its services.
Views: 587
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Gate4EU rides into HK

December 3 - December 3 - Belgium headquartered Gate4EU, in cooperation with its subsidiary company Antramar, has coordinated the shipment of fairground rides for the Great European Carnival in Hong Kong.
Views: 570
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Silvasti's chimney delivery

December 3 - December 3 - Finland headquartered Silvasti Heavy coordinated the delivery of vent chimneys for a road tunnel currently under construction in Tampere.
Views: 320
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BWS creates bespoke solution

December 2 - December 2 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has played a key role in the transportation of wind turbine foundations for the Gemini Offshore Wind Park, which is under construction 85 km north of Groningen offshore the Netherlands.
Views: 602
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ALE seals Baku deal

December 2 - December 2 - ALE has been awarded a major contract in Azerbaijan for the transportation of oversize and overweight components for the SOCAR fertilisation project.
Views: 724
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Cargolux makes deal with unions

December 2 - December 2 - Cargolux has announced that a major breakthrough has been reached between the all-cargo carrier and two of the unions representing its crews - OGBL and LCGB - possibly ending a 15-month-long dispute that appeared to be headed toward a strike.
Views: 521
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Lufthansa and ANA expand agreement

December 2 - December 2 - One year after its original launch, Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways Cargo (ANA) are expanding their network joint venture between Europe and Japan by adding Fukuoka and Sapporo as destinations.
Views: 809
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BWS completes Eurotunnel move

December 1 - December 1 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) was involved with the transportation of 38 rail wagons, which formed part of a cement train used during the construction of the Crossrail project in London.
Views: 458
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WWL to go weekly to US west coast

December 1 - December 1 - Effective January 2016, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) will increase the frequency and capacity of its transatlantic service, to offer a regular, weekly service from key ports in Europe to the US west coast.
Views: 708

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