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Hydrocracker piece arrives in Rotterdam

October 31 - October 31 - The first section of a new hydrocracker system has been delivered to the ExxonMobil refinery in Botlek at the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 504
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Irish transformation for ALE

October 31 - October 31 - ALE has delivered a 345-tonne transformer, manufactured in Italy, to the Moneypoint power station in County Claire, Ireland.
Views: 664
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United Nations sets sulphur emission rules

October 28 - The United Nations has established global regulations to limit the amount of sulphur emissions from vessels and said they would come into force from January 1, 2020.
Views: 793
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CEE meets in Abu Dhabi

October 28 - October 28 - Members of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network and Priority Cargo Network (PCN) gathered at the Hyatt Capital Gate hotel in Abu Dhabi on October 24 for their annual conference.
Views: 679
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Parrott flies to top at Metro Ports

October 28 - October 28 - Metro Ports has appointed David Parrott as its new director of operations for the US Gulf and East Coast.
Views: 854
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Cargolux adds Oslo stop

October 28 - October 28 - Cargolux is beginning a weekly service from Oslo, Norway to Luxembourg, on its flight C85022 from New York, effective November 1.
Views: 328
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IAG Cargo adds London-New Orleans route

October 27 - October 27 - Scheduled to commence in March 2017, IAG Cargo is adding a direct route between its hub at London Heathrow airport and New Orleans International airport.
Views: 680
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WCA chooses Bali

October 27 - October 27 - The WCA Projects network will hold its 11th annual conference at the Sheraton Kuta Resort in Bali, Indonesia from September 29 - October 1, 2017.
Views: 632
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Agility invests in Africa

October 26 - October 26 - Agility has opened a distribution park near Ghana's Tema Port - the first in a network of logistics facilities it intends to build across Africa.
Views: 879
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Rickmers-Linie in record Rijeka move

October 26 - October 26 - Rickmers-Linie's heavy lift vessel Rickmers Tokyo has loaded 15 transformers, weighing between 56 and 142 tonnes each, at the Port of Rijeka in Croatia.
Views: 782
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Eastern Shipping scores hat-trick

October 26 - October 26 - Eastern Shipping of Romania arranged the transportation of three methanol reactors, weighing 378 tonnes each, from Bucharest, Romania to Constanta port, where the units were loaded on board the geared heavy lift ships, BBC Parana and BBC Euro
Views: 949
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SAL carries Damen vessels

October 25 - October 25 - SAL Heavy Lift's freighter, Svenja, recently called at the Port of Rotterdam to deliver 14 new vessels built by the Damen Shipyards Group at its facilities in Asia.
Views: 704
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Panalpina posts 'stable' figures

October 25 - October 25 - In the first nine months of 2016, Panalpina recorded a slight increase in EBIT and consolidated profit, when adjusted for a second-quarter restructuring provision of CHF26 million (USD26.1 million).
Views: 760
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German shortsea shipping merger formed

October 25 - October 25 - Leer based Hartmann Group and Papenburg headquartered Schulte & Bruns have agreed to expand their cooperation in shortsea shipping activities, with both parties taking a 50 percent share in Schulte & Bruns Chartering.
Views: 621
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Volumes down in Rotterdam

October 24 - October 24 - Although the Port of Rotterdam posted a 2 percent year-on-year drop in breakbulk cargo throughput during the first nine months of 2016, volumes improved in September due to an increase in steel and monopiles destined for offshore wind farms i
Views: 432
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Plant modules arrive in Antwerp

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Antwerp has received one of 100 huge plant modules for ExxonMobil, as well as oversize equipment for Japanese chemical giant Nippon Shokubai during the past month.
Views: 764
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Royal Wagenborg adds to fleet

October 24 - October 24 - Royal Wagenborg of Delfzijl, the Netherlands has taken delivery of the Veersediep, the first of seven multipurpose ships that it will add to its fleet over the coming months.
Views: 440
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Rickmers-Linie handles mega yacht

October 24 - October 24 - Rickmers-Linie's Rickmers Dalian made a stop-over at an anchorage off Lavrion in Greece to load an impressive mega yacht.
Views: 379
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Breakbulk steady in Antwerp

October 21 - October 21 - The Port of Antwerp handled 7.26 million tonnes of breakbulk cargo during the first nine months of 2016, just 0.5 percent down on the previous year's figures.
Views: 432
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SCA extends Rotterdam terminal

October 21 - October 21 - SCA Logistics has signed an agreement with the Port of Rotterdam to expand its terminal by 3 ha with the addition of part of the former ECT City terminal at the Dutch port.
Views: 486
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Atlantic Sea christened in Liverpool

October 21 - October 21 - Yesterday, October 20, Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) third newbuild container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel, Atlantic Sea, was christened by HRH Princess Anne at the UK's Port of Liverpool.
Views: 810
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SAL secures Walney wind project

October 20 - October 20 - SAL Heavy Lift signed a major contract with offshore engineering contractor Van Oord for the Walney offshore wind project.
Views: 567
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Damen signs BWTS agreement

October 20 - October 20 - Damen has signed a letter of intent with Norway's TeamTec to supply and service the Avitalis ballast water treatment system (BWTS).
Views: 265
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Coordinadora in global expansion

October 20 - October 20 - Spain headquartered Coordinadora has established new offices in Abu Dhabi, Chile and Peru as part of its strategic growth plan.
Views: 531
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Mammoet's high-voltage move

October 20 - October 20 - Mammoet recently transported a 325-tonne electrical transformer to a high-voltage substation for Dutch transmission system operator TenneT.
Views: 560
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Jaxport in Puerto Rico power move

October 19 - October 19 - Stevedoring company SSA Cooper has loaded two turbine rotors at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, bound for a power plant in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 477
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Drum rolls with Dan-Czech

October 18 - October 18 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of a 60-tonne dryer drum from its manufacturer's site in Prerov, Czech Republic to Tiszapüspöki in Hungary.
Views: 540
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Mustonen named NR Rail head

October 18 - October 18 - Harri Mustonen has been appointed managing director of NR Rail - the newly created company jointly owned by Finland's Nurminen Logistics and Russia based Rustranscom.
Views: 842
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Rickmers sells trust manager shares

October 18 - October 18 - In light of persistently difficult conditions in the shipping industry, the Rickmers Group has sold all of its shares in Rickmers Trust Management to Brick Holding International Invest.
Views: 485
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Dako delivers to Bangladesh

October 18 - October 18 - Dako Worldwide Transport has coordinated the delivery of three 320-tonne engines from the Port of Saint-Nazaire in France to Bangladesh.
Views: 990
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Wasel makes ADDrive debut

October 17 - October 17 - German heavy haulage provider Wasel has transported a 290-tonne transformer from Bad Honnef to Ibbenbüren using a 14-axle Goldhofer trailer equipped with its new heavy-duty drive unit, the ADDrive.
Views: 1033
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White Rock turbines start moving

October 17 - October 17 - Eight wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New England, New South Wales have arrived at Australia's Port of Newcastle on board the multipurpose vessel Erna Oldendorff.
Views: 685
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Module makes way to Japan

October 17 - October 17 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a huge treatment module and associated lifting equipment, weighing a total of 469 tonnes, from the Port of Rotterdam to Okpo, Japan.
Views: 889
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Symphony Performer launched

October 14 - October 14 - The long-range DP2 offshore supply vessel Symphony Performer was launched today (October 14) in Leer, Germany.
Views: 552
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Dufour adds Liebherr capacity

October 14 - October 14 - Belgium based crane contractor Dufour Transports et Manutention SA has taken delivery of a new 750-tonne lift capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 714
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EMS in Balkan expansion

October 14 - October 14 - EMS-Fehn-Group is establishing a new operation in Rijeka, Croatia.
Views: 593
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Hegmann delivers for AN-225

October 13 - October 13 - Hegmann Transit moved five oversize units from the Ruhr to Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany, so they could be loaded on the world's largest freighter aircraft, the Antonov AN-225.
Views: 769
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Moody's warns on German lenders

October 13 - October 13 - In a report issued this week, Moody's Investors Service said that German ship lenders are facing increasing risks from the prolonged global shipping industry crisis, with their exposure to the industry remaining significantly higher than that
Views: 620
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ARC gets patriotic

October 13 - October 13 - American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) has christened its US-flag ro-ro vessel, Patriot.
Views: 711
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Lucky 13 for PNI Logistics

October 12 - October 12 - PNI Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 13 modules, weighing in between 150 and 200 tonnes, from various fabrication yards in the UAE to Jebel Ali port, and onto a nearby jetty.
Views: 3483
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BOCS makes Bilbao home

October 12 - October 12 - According to Uniport Bilbao, German shipowner BOCS (Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping) has made Bilbao its home port for Spanish operations.
Views: 1127
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GE to buy LM Wind Power

October 11 - October 11 - Doughty Hanson - a London based private equity company - has agreed to sell its stakes in Danish manufacturer and supplier of wind turbine blades, LM Wind Power, to General Electric (GE) for EUR1.5 billion (USD1.65 billion).
Views: 466
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Hawk takes on stranded rig

October 11 - October 11 - According to the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), the rig Transocean Winner has been loaded on board Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) heavy transport vessel Hawk.
Views: 426
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Peter the Great travels with Combi Dock

October 10 - October 10 - Combi Lift's semi-submersible vessel Combi Dock III has successfully delivered the floating backhoe dredger, Peter the Great, from Zeebrugge, Belgium to Kaliningrad, Russia.
Views: 546
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Modulift assists monopile move

October 10 - October 10 - Schmidbauer employed a Modulift spreader beam to help lift 30 monopiles, weighing around 750 tonnes each, at the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
Views: 526
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ABC ups Boeing fleet

October 10 - October 10 - Volga-Dnepr Group has taken delivery of its latest Boeing 747-8 freighter, which will be employed in the fleet of AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC).
Views: 742
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Polytra shines in solar move

October 10 - October 10 - Polytra has coordinated the delivery of 3,200 solar panels from China to a small village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 433
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Cosco wins huge Kazakh contract

October 7 - October 7 - China's Cosco Shipping has been awarded a major transportation and logistics contract by a large Kazakhstani oil and gas partnership.
Views: 1416
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Nielsen joins Cargolux

October 7 - October 7 - Cargolux Airlines International has appointed Chris Nielsen as its vice president, sales.
Views: 667
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Felbermayr subsidiaries get new home

October 7 - October 7 - Felbermayr subsidiaries Wimmer Maschinentransporte and Hagn Umwelttechnik have relocated to a new 40,000 sq m site at the Sulzemoos industrial park near Munich, Germany.
Views: 381
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New York Wheel components begin rolling

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has transported four legs to the USA for the construction of the New York Wheel, which will stand at 192 m tall when complete.
Views: 697
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Crosby to sell Tycan chains

October 5 - October 5 - USA based manufacturer Crosby has been named global provider of Norway based Load Solutions' fibre lashing chain, Tycan.
Views: 584
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Meriaura takes newbuild delivery

October 5 - October 5 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has received the first of two newbuild VG EcoCoaster vessels from Royal Bodewes in the Netherlands.
Views: 481
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MAN gets huge order from H.Essers

October 5 - October 5 - Building on their existing partnership, Belgium's H.Essers has signed up to buy at least another 850 vehicles from MAN Group, spread over a period of three years, from 2017 to 2019 inclusive.
Views: 535
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TransInvest strengthens Iranian foothold

October 4 - October 4 - PTB Perse International Forwarding - a subsidiary of Switzerland headquartered TransInvest Group - has won a tender for the concession to develop and operate the Aprin Terminal in Iran, 20 km from Tehran.
Views: 602
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Damen makes Jumbo repairs

October 3 - October 3 - Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam in the Netherlands has completed a three-week repair project on Jumbo's DP2 heavy lift crane vessel, Jumbo Javelin.
Views: 742
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Enerpac adds UK agent

October 3 - October 3 - Enerpac has named Pooler-LMT as its UK distributor of hydraulic gantries, self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) and hydraulic strand jacking systems.
Views: 706

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