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Rhenus replaces at a height

March 31 - March 31 - Rhenus Offshore Logistics has replaced two containers on a cable access platform at the Nordergründe wind park, 15 km off the German coast in the North Sea.
Views: 608
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Demag goes to Jonkoping

March 31 - March 31 - Vätterbygdens Kran of Jonkoping, Sweden, has added a 250-tonne capacity Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 426
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Mexico Natie score more machines

March 30 - March 30 - Mexico Natie has ordered two reach stackers and six forklifts from Konecranes, which will bring its fleet of Konecranes lift trucks to 20 machines.
Views: 621
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Harren & Partner gains wind

March 30 - March 30 - Harren & Partner has been appointed technical manager of Ocean Breeze Energy's jack-up vessel, Wind Lift I.
Views: 575
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Neptune Lines expands service

March 30 - March 30 - Neptune Lines has added a high frequency service connecting northern Spain with France, the UK and Ireland.
Views: 413
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PCN members on the move

March 29 - March 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have completed several projects, transporting oversized cargo around the world.
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Goldhofer gains UK service partners

March 29 - March 29 - Goldhofer has recruited two service partners in the UK, Truck Technics and Specialist Trailer Services UK, in response to its growing market shares in heavy haulage and oversized cargo transportation in the country.
Views: 724
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MOL triumphant with new vessel

March 28 - March 28 - Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has delivered the MOL Triumph to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), which MOL claims is the world's largest container vessel.
Views: 326
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Talbert's trailer unveiled

March 28 - March 28 - Talbert Manufacturing has introduced its 55-ton (50-tonne) extendable heavy haul trailer, the 55SA-TELE.
Views: 292
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Eco and Energy enter service

March 28 - March 28 - UECC has added two dual-fuel LNG pure car/truck carriers (PCTC) with Finnish/Swedish Ice Class 1A Super to its Baltic service.
Views: 244
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Scaldis decommissions Horne & Wren

March 27 - March 27 - Scaldis has completed the decommissioning of the offshore Horne & Wren platform in the UK, for Tullow Oil.
Views: 454
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Crowley's cranes make history

March 27 - March 27 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services has taken delivery of three Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan.
Views: 795
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Wijnne Barends orders six

March 27 - March 27 - Wijnne Barends has placed an order with the Indian shipyard, Chowgule & Company, for the construction of six identical, energy-efficient vessels.
Views: 497
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All change at the top at Daimler

March 24 - March 24 - Following February's resignation of Dr Wolfgang Bernhard at the world's largest heavy truck manufacturer, Daimler Truck and Bus has appointed his successor and announced a new ceo for its North American operation.
Views: 791
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Vossmann tackles vortex

March 24 - March 24 - Vossmann Logistik has used a Faymonville Combimax trailer to transport a 105-tonne vortex used in the cleaning of gas to the inland Port of Meppen, Germany.
Views: 661
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Volga-Dnepr flies launch vehicle

March 24 - March 24 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the third stage of the Soyuz-ST launch vehicle to Europe's Spaceport in Cayenne.
Views: 399
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Rhenus takes stake in Arkon

March 24 - March 24 - The Rhenus Group has taken a 40 percent shareholding in Arkon Shipping, which manages a fleet of more than 120 seagoing vessels.
Views: 679
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Italy sees signs of heavy haul strategy

March 23 - March 23 - Road transport of out-of-gauge (OOG) cargoes on the nation's road network has become a major issue in Italy as a result of restrictions imposed after the accident that occurred in Lecco last year when a bridge collapsed over a busy road while a
Views: 398
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BigRoll Beaufort completes the series

March 23 - March 23 - The fourth and final MC Class vessel, BigRoll Beaufort, has been delivered by Cosco Dalian Shipyard to BigRoll Shipping in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Views: 491
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Shipping not a picnic, says accountant

March 23 - March 23 - Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 657
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TII Group launches SmartAxle

March 23 - March 23 - The TII Group has launched the SmartAxle add-on bogie for the Scheuerle-Nicolas EuroCompact, a freely positionable single-axle bogie unit which expands the range of EuroCompact vehicle combinations.
Views: 345
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PensionDanmark's maritime investment

March 22 - March 22 - PensionDanmark, one of Denmark's largest pension funds, is investing in a new maritime investment fund which will buy, lease and sell ships.
Views: 485
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Crowley steps on the gas with ship launch

March 22 - March 22 - ­ Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine have launched Crowley's new Commitment Class ship El Coquí, one of the world's first combination ro-ro ships powered by liquefied natural gas in Pascagoula, USA
Views: 756
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Gebrüder Weiss acquires DTC
 


March 21 - March 21 - The international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss has acquired Deutsche Transport Compagnie (DTC).


Views: 329
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Cats purr with Greencarrier

March 21 - March 21 - Greencarrier Freight Services has transported two Brødrene Aa catamarans from Norway to Hong Kong.
Views: 656
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London's largest crane will start lifting

March 21 - March 21 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane will begin work at Capital & Countries Properties' (Capco) project at Earls Court, London, UK.
Views: 405
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Tight squeeze for Ulferts & Wittrock

March 21 - March 21 - At the port of Bremen, Germany, Ulferts & Wittrock has assembled a Liebherr LPS 280 portal slewing crane for handling scrap metal, utilising a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane for the heaviest loads.
Views: 550
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Avoid warranty surveyors at your peril

March 21 - March 21 - The London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in incidents of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather to support a recommendation that a warranty surveyor is appointed to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project
Views: 620
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Mediaco orders 25 Demag cranes

March 20 - March 20 - French crane provider, Mediaco, has ordered 25 Demag all terrain cranes to add to its fleet of more than 600 machines.
Views: 533
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GPA hits the high notes

March 20 - March 20 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled 2.94 million tons (2.68 million tonnes) of cargo across all of its docks during February 2017 - a 10 percent increase over February 2016.
Views: 622
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Polytra transports transformers

March 17 - March 17 - Polytra has transported two transformers from Mumbai, India to two substations in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 599
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EC re-adopts air cartel decision

March 17 - March 17 - The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine totalling EUR776.465 million (USD834.5 million) for operating a price-fixing cartel.
Views: 738
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Bolloré and Volga-Dnepr deliver for spaceport

March 17 - March 17 - Bolloré Logistics and Volga-Dnepr have transported two telecommunications satellites, built by Thales Alenia Space, from Nice in France, to the Guiana Space Centre, on the northeast coast of South America.
Views: 469
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Van der Vlist adds combi-trailer

March 16 - March 16 - Van der Vlist has invested in a combi-trailer, with a floor length of 15.65 m and maximum payload of 22 tonnes, which it says strengthens its capacity for wheeled equipment such as tractors, mini excavators and wheel loaders.
Views: 492
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Sarens' sizeable Terex order

March 16 - March 16 - Sarens Group in Belgium and its Middle East division, Sarens Nass Middle East (SNME) have placed separate orders with Terex for a combined total of 33 Demag cranes.
Views: 903
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XLP members keeping busy

March 16 - March 16 - XLProjects (XLP) members have completed several project cargo shipments.
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Volga-Dnepr helps fight Chilean wildfires

March 16 - March 16 - Helicopter Express, based in Georgia, USA, contracted Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport four helicopters to fight the outbreak of wildfires in the Chilean countryside.
Views: 520
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FIATA and CLECAT voice capacity concerns

March 15 - March 15 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and CLECAT, the European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services, have voiced concerns about current capacity levels and service uncertainties
Views: 531
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WWL transports deaeration unit

March 15 - March 15 - British logistics company Central Freight has worked with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to transport a 46-tonne deaeration unit from Sheffield, UK to the USA, utilising a customised ro-ro solution.
Views: 535
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Scotline builds fleet

March 15 - March 15 - Scotline has seen the launch of the 3,700 dwt Scot Navigator and expects the ship to be delivered and added to its owned nine-strong fleet in May.
Views: 407
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MOL pushes project and heavy cargoes

March 15 - March 15 - Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) says it intends to expand the activities of MOL Project & Heavy Cargo - its brand for plant and other heavyweight cargo transport services - in both Asia and Europe.
Views: 546
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Sommer and Spallek lift with Liebherr

March 14 - March 14 - Crane contractors Sommer-Kranverleih and Autokrane-Spallek utilised two Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile cranes to complete the dismantling of three concrete supports of a road bridge near Osnabrück, Germany.
Views: 536
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MIQ opens in Atlanta

March 14 - March 14 - MIQ Logistics has opened a global logistics facility in Atlanta, USA
Views: 560
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ABC sees demand soar

March 14 - March 14 - In 2016 AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw a 47 percent year-on-year increase of charter flights using its Boeing 747 freighters.
Views: 472
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Spliethoff's half-dozen order



March 13 - March 13 - Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at the Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding shipyard in China.


Views: 589
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Ghent and Guinea get connected



March 13 - March 13 - A second regular service between the Belgian Port of Ghent and Guinea has been launched by Ghent-based Lalemant and the French African Maritime Agencies Guinea.
Views: 517
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Scheuerle promotes North American range

March 13 - March 13 - Germany-headquartered specialised trailer manufacturer TII Group has used the CoxExpo convention to promote its range of trailers and specialised handling equipment geared to the North American market.
Views: 606
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LNG first for Van Oord


March 10 - March 10 - Van Oord has ordered its first LNG-powered crane vessel, named Werkendam, to be deployed to its subsidiary Paans Van Oord for Netherlands-based projects.


Views: 595
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WWPC raises record in Cebu

March 10 - March 10 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised USD43,500 for the Filipino children's charity Albert Schweitzer Familienwerk Foundation at its 17th annual conference at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa in Cebu, the Philippines.
Views: 839
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Logistec in at Cleveland

March 10 - March 10 - Logistec USA Inc (Logistec), a subsidiary of Logistec Corporation, has signed a 10-year agreement with the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority to operate the Cleveland Bulk Terminal from April 2017.
Views: 541
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PCN members on the move

March 9 - March 9 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy transporting oversized cargo across the world.
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Dynamometer receives a Stute handling

March 9 - March 9 - Stute Logistics was contracted to provide multimodal project services for the transport of a hydraulic dynamometer from Korea to Russia.
Views: 593
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Nunner on rail

March 9 - March 9 - Nunner Logistics has signed an agreement with rail operator Interrail and will offer rail freight solutions to and from Europe, countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia.
Views: 768
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Greencarrier and JAS form alliance

March 9 - March 9 - Greencarrier Freight Services and JAS Worldwide have formed an alliance to provide freight and logistics services through JAS' global network and Greencarrier's operations in the Nordic and Baltic areas, representing each other exclusively in th
Views: 957
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Manitowoc sees business at ConExpo

March 8 - March 8 - ConExpo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, got off to a quick start from Manitowoc, with several crane purchases being celebrated at the company's booth.
Views: 451
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Results round up

March 8 - March 8 - Gebrüder Weiss has reported total revenues of EUR1.36 billion (USD1.435 billion) for its 2016 financial year, up 6.4 percent in comparison to EUR1.278 billion (USD1.348 billion) achieved in 2015.
Views: 787
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Faymonville acquires Cometto

March 8 - March 8 - Luxembourg headquartered trailer manufacturer Faymonville has reached an agreement to purchase 100 percent of the shares in Italian trailer manufacturer Industrie Cometto.
Views: 699
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The wind beneath Blue Water's wings

March 7 - March 7 - Blue Water Shipping has transported 70 wind turbines for the White Rock Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 513
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Hostages freed

March 6 - March 6 - Eight crew members of BBC Caribbean have been released from the captivity of Nigerian pirates, Briese Schiffarts, which owns the ship, has confirmed.
Views: 520
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RSS assists ABP's crane refurbishment

March 6 - March 6 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has provided the rigging equipment to support the refurbishment of two 10-tonne capacity, four-rope quayside cranes, each weighing 65 tonnes in total, at Associated British Ports' (ABP) Newport dock, UK.
Views: 406
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LOC wins French offshore business

March 3 - March 3 - The renewables team at marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group is providing marine warranty surveying services for the very first offshore wind farms in French territorial waters.
Views: 440
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DSV opens Macedonian office

March 3 - March 3 - DSV has opened its first office in Macedonia, DSV Road DOOEL, which will handle transport and logistics activities in Macedonia.
Views: 366
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Milwaukee's success in steel

March 3 - March 3 - The Port of Milwaukee has announced that 2.4 million tonnes of cargo and 274 vessels moved through the port in 2016.
Views: 301
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Schmidbauer awarded Walney wind project

March 3 - March 3 - Schmidbauer Group has been awarded a contract to handle the heavy load logistics for the Walney Extension Wind Farm, in the UK.
Views: 632
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KOG expands in Europe

March 2 - March 2 - KOG Worldwide, the project logistics arm of Rhenus, has opened two new offices in Europe.
Views: 617
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Double Demag for MSG

March 2 - March 2 - In Germany, MSG Krandienst has added two Demag AC 160-5 all-terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 462
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Navacel transports towers for Hywind


March 2 - March 2 - Navacel has started loading five towers that will be part of the wind turbine structures of Statoil's floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland Pilot Park in the UK.
Views: 175
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Maxikraft adds 15 Grove cranes

March 2 - March 2 - KranAgentur Werner, a Manitowoc sales partner based in Zweibrücken, Germany, has delivered fifteen Grove all-terrain cranes, for Maxikraft Group.
Views: 324
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New EMEA head at UK P&I

March 1 - March 1 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Susanne Murphy as its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional director.
Views: 521
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Universal Transport doubles up

March 1 - March 1 - Züst & Bachmeier Project, a part of Universal Transport, has loaded two large Siemens transformers at the Port of Nuremburg, Germany.
Views: 465
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HHL goes bananas for harbour crane

March 1 - March 1 - HHLA Frucht und Kühl-Zentrum, a company of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHL), has put a Konecranes Gottwald Model 4 mobile harbour crane into operation at its multipurpose terminal in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 420
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It's a gas for RRS

March 1 - March 1 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has transported five gas tanks from a chemical plant in Middlesbrough, 300 miles (482.8 km) to Cardiff, UK, where they are to be refurbished for industrial gases company, Air Products, before installation at anothe
Views: 440

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