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GALA gets TAP running

June 30 - June 30 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) has begun discharging equipment for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project at the Port of Durres in Albania.
Views: 534
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Sparber turns the heat up

June 30 - June 30 - Sparber Group has coordinated the delivery of a 3,000 cu m consignment of heat exchangers from Spain's Bilbao Port to Ashdod in Israel.
Views: 481
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Volga-Dnepr rushes to Bulgaria

June 30 - June 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown a 25-tonne cable spool from Maastricht, the Netherlands to Varna in Bulgaria, to replace failed equipment on the drilling vessel, Noble Globetrotter II.
Views: 533
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Multraship's Damen duo named

June 29 - June 29 - Two Damen ASD 3213 tugs for towage and salvage specialist Multraship have been named Multratug 29 and Multratug 30 at a ceremony in Terneuzen, the Netherlands.
Views: 303
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Jumbo ship makes Broekman call

June 29 - June 29 - Jumbo's heavy lift ship Jumbo Kinetic has made its maiden call at the Broekman Breakbulk terminal in Rotterdam.
Views: 840
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Geodis inks Thales deal

June 28 - June 28 - Geodis has signed a framework agreement with French multinational Thales for the management of its transport and logistics operations in France.
Views: 397
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Kran-Mitterhauser gets Grove

June 28 - June 28 - Austrian crane rental company Kran-Mitterhauser has invested in a six-axle, 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L crane with an 80 m main boom.
Views: 467
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Winters cements position at AYOP

June 28 - June 28 - Dorothy Winters has joined the Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Port (AYOP) as offshore business development manager, with effect from this month.
Views: 308
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Drums roll with Intermarine

June 28 - June 28 - Intermarine has transported four coke drums from Dijon, Spain to New Orleans, USA on its heavy lift ship Ocean Freedom.
Views: 654
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Rope and Sling adds London hub

June 27 - June 27 - Below the hook equipment supplier, Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has opened a new facility in Hayes, near Heathrow Airport, in the UK.
Views: 444
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Antwerp names Vandermeiren

June 27 - June 27 - Effective January 1, 2017, Jacques Vandermeiren will become ceo of Antwerp Port Authority, succeeding Eddy Bruyninckx, who has been the head of the port authority for the past 25 years.
Views: 387
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Freja strengthens project team

June 24 - June 24 - Following investment in its project forwarding business in the past year and as a response to the increasing amount of jobs, FREJA Group has employed Kari Samuelsen Moldeklev as area sales manager.
Views: 518
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Franz Bracht in crane hat trick

June 24 - June 24 - Erwitte, Germany-based, Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung has taken delivery of three new Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 mobile cranes.
Views: 546
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Bigger blades drive innovation

June 24 - June 24 - Belgium-based High Wind says that its Boom Lock© system will play a key role in safe lifting and installation of the wind energy sector's longest offshore blades.
Views: 404
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Buckerfield in at Virgin

June 24 - June 24 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Steve Buckerfield as vice president sales.
Views: 734
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Lingohr in at Agility

June 22 - June 22 - Global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Markus Lingohr to be managing director for Area Central Europe, giving him responsibility for its operations in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland.
Views: 550
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Terex crane for The Crane

June 22 - June 22 - Thailand-based crane rental company, The Crane, a subsidiary of Chu Kai, is expanding its fleet with the addition of a new Terex® CC 6800 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 485
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'Small rise' in shipping confidence

June 21 - June 21 - According to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens, overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose slightly in the three months to May 2016.
Views: 738
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Geodis targets oil and gas resupply

June 21 - June 21 - International logistics provider Geodis is presently opening a new office in Aberdeen, UK, focusing on the oil and gas resupply business.
Views: 796
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K+N in European reshuffle

June 21 - June 21 - With effect from October 1, Kuehne + Nagel is establishing two organisational units focusing on central and eastern Europe, and western Europe respectively.
Views: 604
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Siemens and Gamesa to merge

June 21 - June 21 - Siemens has signed a binding agreement to merge its wind power business with Gamesa to create what it claims will become “a leading global wind power player”.
Views: 683
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ABC tonnage soars

June 20 - June 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 31 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage during May and the first five months of 2016.
Views: 506
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Hansa delivers crane quartet

June 20 - June 20 - On behalf of deugro (Finland), Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) from Ukraine to Egypt on board HHL Kobe.
Views: 600
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Palfinger to buy TTS

June 20 - June 20 - Austrian deck equipment manufacturer Palfinger Marine has entered into an agreement to acquire Norway based marine and offshore equipment supplier TTS Group.
Views: 363
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Grieg Star completes refinancing

June 17 - June 17 - Grieg Star has completed a senior debt refinancing, involving extended maturities for the financing of 23 vessels in its fleet.
Views: 526
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Mammoet delivers for RAPID

June 17 - June 17 - Mammoet has begun the delivery of components for Petronas' Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Malaysia.
Views: 957
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Van der Vlist goes via Antwerp

June 17 - June 17 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the packing and transport of a 70-tonne unit of equipment for use in the cement industry from the Netherlands to the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 382
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Construction begins in Cuxhaven

June 17 - June 17 - Construction has started of Siemens' new manufacturing facility for offshore wind energy equipment in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 380
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Qatar Airways plans expansion

June 16 - June 16 - Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann, has announced that the Middle Eastern airline plans to become a major player in three new markets - transpacific, Australia and South America - over the next nine months.
Views: 606
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Crane crosses Broekman terminal

June 16 - June 16 - A large container crane is currently being loaded out from the Broekman Logistics Breakbulk Terminal in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
Views: 876
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ABC serves six in China

June 16 - June 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added its sixth destination in China with the launch of flights to Chongqing.
Views: 1032
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Liebherr turnover growth continues

June 15 - June 15 - Liebherr Group recorded a turnover of EUR9.2 billion (USD10.3 billion) in 2015, a 4.7 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 746
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Kieldrecht Lock ready for business

June 15 - June 15 - Grimaldi's vessel Grande Lagos has become the first ship to enter the new Kieldrecht Lock in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 626
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Terex launches Transace tractors

June 15 - June 15 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has introduced its new Transace terminal tractors for ro-ro operations and container transport.
Views: 335
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One down at Nurminen

June 15 - June 15 - Maija Dietrich, vice president and member of Nurminen Logistics' management team, is stepping down from the company in September.
Views: 403
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Wikborg Rein appoints three

June 14 - June 14 - International law firm Wikborg Rein has appointed Nick Shepherd and Mike Stewart as partners, and Mary Lindsay as senior lawyer.
Views: 582
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Tower crane in tight turbine lift

June 14 - June 14 - A Liebherr 1000 EC-B 125 Litronic tower crane has been used for the first time to erect a wind turbine at the Prechtaler Schanze wind farm in the Black Forest, Germany.
Views: 501
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Terex launches simulator training

June 14 - June 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has presented a newly designed training programme for harbour crane operators at the TOC Europe exhibition in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 515
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Chipolbrok celebrates 65 years

June 14 - June 14 - The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), which celebrates its 65th anniversary tomorrow, says that, in spite of the "ongoing shipping crisis since 2008, the latest mergers, cooperations and startups", the company has dealt w
Views: 990
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AN-225 flies with Freightworks

June 13 - June 13 - UAE based forwarder Freightworks has coordinated the transport of a compressor skid and associated equipment from Ukraine to Abu Dhabi on board the AN-225 freighter aircraft.
Views: 468
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Ivar Aasen deck sets sail

June 13 - June 13 - The platform deck for the Ivar Aasen project is now on its way to Norway after leaving the yard area in Singapore on board the Coscol vessel Xiang Rui Kou.
Views: 404
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Combilift celebrates milestone handover

June 13 - June 13 - Combilift has handed over its 30,000th forklift - a C14000 model - to Austria headquartered steel construction company Haslinger Stahlbau.
Views: 260
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Projects fly in for PCN members

June 10 - June 10 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from around the globe have been busy moving complex and oversize cargoes for a multitude of recent projects.
Views: 857
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Van der Vlist on the double

June 10 - June 10 - Van der Vlist has transported a 15 m long generator from Germany to a sugar factory in Bury St Edmunds, UK.
Views: 370
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Talbert names two

June 10 - June 10 - Talbert Manufacturing has promoted Jim Hall and Jamie Myers to division vice presidents.
Views: 312
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Mammoet prepares for FPSO integration

June 10 - June 10 - Mammoet has begun preparations for lifting modules onto the P-76 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) hull in Brazil.
Views: 685
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BDP expands into Morocco

June 10 - June 10 - BDP International is opening a new office in Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 929
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Petrasco loads Congo cargo

June 10 - June 10 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has completed the shipment of equipment on board a chartered vessel from Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo to Aberdeen, UK.
Views: 441
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A2SEA inks Horns Reef 3 contract

June 10 - June 10 - A2SEA's purpose-built offshore installation vessel Sea Installer will be deployed to install 49 MHI Vestas turbines for the Horns Reef 3 offshore wind farm off the coast of Denmark.
Views: 361
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Great Lakes ports kick-start shipping season

June 9 - June 9 - During the first nine weeks of the 2016 navigation season, a number of ships have delivered high-value project cargoes to ports in the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway system.
Views: 847
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Central Oceans ships to Malta

June 9 - June 9 - UK based project forwarder Central Oceans has coordinated the shipment of a 250-tonne bunker barge from the Port of Antwerp to Valletta, Malta.
Views: 558
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New freighter service between Belgium and Angola

June 9 - June 9 - Network Airline Management has signed a long-term contract with TAAG Angola Airlines to provide a Boeing 747-400F factory-built freighter to operate a weekly freighter flight from Liege, Belgium to Luanda, Angola.
Views: 567
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Demolish or consolidate, says Drewry

June 8 - June 8 - In a webinar yesterday, Drewry analyst Susan Oatway suggested that the current overcapacity in the multipurpose shipping market can only be improved in the short term if operators of bulk carriers start scrapping some of their older ships.
Views: 418
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Andover delivers to Mar-Train

June 7 - June 7 - Northern Ireland based abnormal load specialist Mar-Train Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a five-axle extending step frame trailer from Andover Trailers.
Views: 497
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WWPC director wins recognition

June 7 - June 7 - Wolfgang Karau, owner and managing director of Finnish project forwarder Procargo and director of operations at the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has been awarded the Diamond Cross from the Federation of Finnish Enterprises in recognition
Views: 667
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Höegh Trapper named

June 7 - June 7 - The fourth vessel in Höegh Autoliners' series of New Horizon class pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) has been named Höegh Trapper during a naming ceremony at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 495
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Juul takes helm at dship

June 7 - June 7 - Martin Juul has been appointed to replace Finn Rasmussen as president of dship Carriers (Americas).
Views: 513
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K+N names airfreight head

June 6 - June 6 - Kuehne + Nagel International has appointed Yngve Ruud to its management board to assume responsibility for the company's airfreight business.
Views: 487
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RiverOak continues Manston fight

June 6 - June 6 - RiverOak Investments has appointed a team of legal, aviation, planning, environmental impact and public affairs specialists to support its application for a development consent order (DCO) in relation to the UK's Manston Airport.
Views: 580
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Lubbers to take on Wagenborg division

June 6 - June 6 - Dutch specialised transport services provider Lubbers Logistics Group intends to acquire the special road transport division of Wagenborg Nedlift, with effect from July 1.
Views: 556
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It's Allgood at GPA

June 6 - June 6 - James L. Allgood has been elected chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), while Griff Lynch will replace Curtis Foltz as executive director of the authority.
Views: 499
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Lifting first for Balmer

June 6 - June 6 - Balmer Spedition und LKW-Service has purchased its first mobile crane - a five-axle Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2.
Views: 709
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CLC meets in Lisbon

June 3 - June 3 - The CLC Projects network held its ninth global conference in Lisbon, Portugal from May 21-22.
Views: 437
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Gebrüder Weiss targets Iran

June 3 - June 3 - Gebrüder Weiss sees its recent introduction of a direct consolidated freight link between Sofia in Bulgaria and the Iranian capital of Tehran, as the start of the expansion of its portfolio of services for the country, including FCL transport and
Views: 541
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Mammoet towers ahead in turbine move

June 3 - June 3 - Mammoet Wind has worked together with Octra and Coordinadora to complete the offloading and transport of four wind turbine components - one nacelle and three tower sections - for the Osterild wind turbine test field in Denmark.
Views: 394
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CEA expands in SE Asia

June 3 - June 3 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has opened two new logistics bases in Laos and Vietnam.
Views: 657
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ALE signs huge Siemens deal

June 3 - June 3 - Siemens has awarded a four-year crane framework agreement to ALE for the supply and deployment of cranes, specialised transport equipment and personnel to the manufacturer's harbour-based offshore wind sites in the UK and Germany.
Views: 701
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Poulsson named ICS chair

June 2 - June 2 - Esben Poulsson, president of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), has been elected as the new chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 599
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MACS adds South American options

June 2 - June 2 - Through a connecting carrier arrangement with Seaboard Marine, MACS can now offer a new service option between Europe, the west coast of South America and Jamaica.
Views: 476
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WCA celebrates tenth meeting

June 2 - June 2 - The WCA Projects network's tenth annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal from May 17-20 was attended by 150 members representing 60 countries.
Views: 743
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Bear-y nice job for ACS

June 2 - June 2 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has arranged a charter to fly three orphaned bear cubs from Georgia to a specialist sanctuary in Greece.
Views: 450
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Chapman and Fiege fly OOG to UAE

June 1 - June 1 - Chapman Freeborn and Fiege Logistics Switzerland completed the transportation of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment from Germany to the UAE, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter and an additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 797
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Hellmann in Spanish transformation

June 1 - June 1 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics' project cargo team in Spain has coordinated the delivery of a 116-tonne transformer from the Port of Vigo to Chile.
Views: 497
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AKD names transport specialist

June 1 - June 1 - Rotterdam based law firm AKD has appointed Annemieke Spijker as a partner in its transport and energy team.
Views: 541

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