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Some success in court for Necotrans

June 30 - June 30 - Yesterday's decision by a Paris commercial court to place Necotrans' 11 French subsidiaries under judicial control could help the logistics group find the strategic partner that it has been looking for, as well as assist with the sale of assets.
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Cargolux adds Atlanta

June 30 - June 30 - Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta, USA to its destinations served from Zhengzhou, China (CGO), becoming the second US-destination, after Chicago, to receive direct connections to and from Cargolux's Chinese hub.
Views: 495
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Canaveral's OOG handling sky-rockets

June 30 - June 30 - SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket booster has returned to Port Canaveral, USA on board the drone ship, Of Course I Still Love You, after its successful launch and landing on June 23.
Views: 715
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Terex on the Horizon

June 30 - June 30 - Scotland, UK-based Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has added a Terex AC 40/2L all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 469
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Delta delivers in Albania

June 29 - June 29 - Delta Maritime has delivered five out-of-gauge (OOG) generator sets (gensets) from Piraeus Port, Greece to Fier in Albania for Bankers Petroleum Albania.
Views: 663
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Faber Bau goes for Goldhofer

June 29 - June 29 - Alzey, Germany-headquartered civil engineering and road construction company Faber Bau has acquired two Goldhofer low loader semi-trailers with wheel recesses.
Views: 468
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FiberMax receives US patent

June 29 - June 29 - DICA has received its first US patent for the manufacturing process of its FiberMax crane pads. DICA states that this new process allows the pads to be a lighter weight than other products.
Views: 547
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ABP is in the mood for Nolan

June 29 - June 29 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Phil Nolan as non-executive chairman effective July 4, succeeding Robert Walvis who retired in February.
Views: 628
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Heerema handles Statoil platform

June 28 - June 28 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has started the transport of Statoil's topside and jacket for the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 unmanned wellhead platform, on board its semi-submersible crane vessel Hermod.
Views: 577
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Necotrans - update

June 27 - June 27 - Further to our news report from yesterday, Necotrans has now confirmed that during a hearing held before the Commercial Court in Paris, the Necotrans group requested the opening of receivership proceedings in relation to its 11 French subsidiari
Views: 686
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Rotary sails on deck

June 27 - June 27 - Consignaciones Toro y Betolaza has handled the loading of a rotary conditioner at the Port of Bilbao, on behalf of TIBA Spain.
Views: 627
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Wagenborg connects the towers

June 27 - June 27 - Royal Wagenborg has transported and positioned four steel beams for the Pontsteiger project in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 583
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Silvasti moves transformer by rail

June 26 - June 26 - Rail transportation played a significant role in the recent transportation a 290-ton (263-tonne) transformer in Finland by Silvasti.
Views: 488
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Necotrans on the brink?

June 26 - June 26 - France-based freight forwarding and logistics group Necotrans is remaining tight-lipped on recent reports in the French media that it is about to be placed under judicial protection by the commercial court in Paris.
Views: 844
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UECC wins Scania contract

June 26 - June 26 - Automotive manufacturer, Scania, has awarded UECC a contract for the carriage of its trucks built in Zwolle, the Netherlands bound for the Russian market, with the first shipment taking place earlier this month.
Views: 499
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TIBA manages generator round trip

June 26 - June 26 - TIBA Algeria is coordinating the round trip of a 400-ton (362.8-tonne) electricity generator from the Ras-Djinet combined-cycle power plant in Algeria to Siemens' Muelheim plant in Germany via the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 506
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Goodrich charters to Astana

June 26 - June 26 - Goodrich Kazakhstan has transported a canopy system from the UAE for a construction project underway in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 638
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Dover's revival receives RSS equipment

June 23 - June 23 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has supplied lifting and rigging equipment, including a 100-tonne capacity Modulift spreader beam, to the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project in Kent, UK.
Views: 333
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Peters & May names Portuguese partner

June 23 - June 23 - Peters & May Group has signed an agreement with Navex, naming the shipping company as the exclusive agent for Peters & May's Portuguese trade.
Views: 389
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Industry bodies outline CO2 objectives

June 23 - June 23 - BIMCO, INTERCARGO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have made a joint proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector.
Views: 526
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Crane Worldwide buys Pacorini Forwarding

June 23 - June 23 - In Italy, the Pacorini Group has concluded the sale of its subsidiary Pacorini Forwarding to CWL International, a company within the US-based Crane Worldwide Logistics Group, a global player operating in the freight forwarding business.
Views: 1063
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Combi Lift awarded Gazprom project

June 21 - June 21 - The Linde Group has contracted Combi Lift as its logistics partner for the oversized and heavy lift cargo for the Gazprom Amur gas processing plant project in Russia.
Views: 936
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European ports head for strike action

June 21 - June 21 - The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called for a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the "ultra-liberal" policies of of the European Commission (EC).
Views: 432
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Emil Egger takes a Liebherr

June 21 - June 21 - Emil Egger, a transport and heavy haulage contractor based in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland has taken delivery of a Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 676
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DB Schenker coasts to Burullus

June 20 - June 20 - DB Schenker is working with Mammoet to manage the transportation of 100,000 tons (90,718.5 tonnes) with 400,000 cu m of freight to Burullus, Egypt for a gas-fired power station with equipment supplied by Siemens.
Views: 1094
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Cut and dried shipment for Röhlig Spain

June 20 - June 20 - Röhlig Spain, the Spanish sister company of Röhlig Projects, has handled the shipment of a rotary drying machine drum from Spain to Australia, working on behalf of Spain's Rocalor, which supplies direct heated rotary dryers for drying different
Views: 537
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More interest in Lockheed's airships

June 20 - June 20 - Paris, France-based Hybrid Air Freighters (HAF) has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to purchase up to 12 of Lockheed Martin's Hybrid Airships, at a total value of approximately USD500 million.
Views: 488
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HLPFI - May/June 2017 - now available!

June 20 - HLPFI's May/June 2017 digital edition is now available to view and is packed full of useful information. Click here to see more.
Views: 692
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EMS taps into Balkan success

June 19 - June 19 - EMS-Fehn-Group has transported 135,000 tons (122,470 tonnes) of pipes and bends over a 15-month period for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project in Albania.
Views: 428
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Vroon responds to negative media

June 19 - June 19 - Family-owned Dutch shipping group Vroon has responded to negative articles published in the Dutch media concerning its financial state.
Views: 739
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Marine Projects adds floating crane

June 19 - June 19 - To enhance its flexibility and production capabilities, Poland's Marine Projects has purchased a self-propelled sheerleg-type floating crane from the Dutch company Tenwolde Transport & Repair and renamed it Conrad Consul.
Views: 707
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DP World develops Eurasian corridor

June 16 - June 16 - Two memorandums of understanding (MoU) were signed between DP World and the government of Kazakhstan for the development of a port community system (PCS) and to integrate Customs processes.
Views: 812
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Sarens steels the show for UtARK

June 15 - June 15 - Sarens has transported steel sections for the Utrecht-Amsterdam-Rhine Canal (UtARK) railway bridge project, in the Netherlands.
Views: 652
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SunRui's BWMS gains USCG approval

June 15 - June 15 - SunRui Marine Environment Engineering's BalClor ballast water management system (BWMS) has achieved US Coast Guard (USCG) approval.
Views: 271
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Ernst Russ and Ecofin form ship investment platform

June 15 - June 15 - Hamburg-based asset management company Ernst Russ and specialist investment group, Ecofin Holdings, have established Elbe Financial Solutions (EFS), an international investment services firm focused on the maritime and infrastructure sectors.
Views: 647
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HHL helps Tobolsk construction

June 15 - June 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported more than 60,000 cu m of petrochemical refinery equipment to assist with the construction of Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex in Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 769
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MHI charters UWL's Vestvind


June 15 - June 15 - MHI Vestas has chartered United Wind Logistics' (UWL) specialised deck carrier Vestvind to transport turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind park off the UK west coast.
Views: 947
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Kerry goes Globalink for CIS expansion

June 14 - June 14 - Kerry Logistics has invested in Dubai-headquartered Globalink Logistics, a freight forwarding group which has operations spanning across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), forming a joint venture in the region.
Views: 739
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Talbert launches latest Bus Hauler

June 14 - June 14 - Talbert Manufacturing has launched its 50-ton (45.4-tonne) capacity Bus Hauler (50CC-BH), which is capable of hauling a wide range of oversized equipment.
Views: 281
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Brent Delta comes ashore

June 13 - June 13 - Mammoet has completed the load-in of Shell's 24,000-tonne Brent Delta platform at the Able UK decommissioning yard in Hartlepool, UK for Allseas.
Views: 438
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ESTA director to step down

June 12 - June 12 - Ton Klijn will serve as interim ESTA director following Søren Jansen's resignation at the end of June.
Views: 718
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DFDS' second ro-ro named

June 12 - June 12 - DFDS has named its second newbuild ro-ro freight vessel from Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) Tulipa Seaways.
Views: 469
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Gruber moves rail by sea

June 12 - June 12 - Gruber Logistics has managed the shipment of a Matisa railway ballast cleaner from Porto d'Ascoli, Italy to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 705
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Cargolux signs Chinese JV

June 12 - June 12 - Cargolux has signed a joint venture equity contract to establish a resident cargo airline operating out of Zhengzhou under a Chinese air operator certificate (AOC).
Views: 656
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Germany's shipping lenders face squeeze on profits

June 9 - June 9 - Albeit early signs of recovery became visible during the first months of 2017, but the shipping industry's protracted slowdown will continue to exert pressure on German ship lenders' profitability, Moody's Investors Service said in a report publi
Views: 562
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DAF upgrades heavy truck range

June 9 - June 9 - Paccar's European subsidiary, DAF, has introduced significant upgrades to its XF and CF heavy truck ranges.
Views: 469
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 1180
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More moves for PCN members

June 8 - June 8 - Nonpareil International Freight & Cargo, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Philippines, has transported a kiln shell from Croatia to the Philippines, with assistance from TransOcean Shipping, PCN member in Slovenia, Croatia, Hung
Views: 1437
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Siemens goes to Gustav

June 8 - June 8 - Gustav Seeland, framework agreement partner to Vattenfall, was contracted by Siemens to replace two transformers at the Vattenfall combined heat and power plant in Wedel, Germany.
Views: 568
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ESTA tackles wind turbine safety

June 8 - June 8 - ESTA is supporting a twin-track approach in an attempt to reduce accidents during the transportation and erection of onshore wind turbines.
Views: 628
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WWL ALS coasts with wind

June 7 - June 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) has transported four wind turbine tower sections and three wind turbine blades from the Port of Avonmouth in Bristol to Newport in Wales UK.
Views: 675
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ESTA establishes ECOL Foundation

June 6 - June 6 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, has established the European Crane Operator License (ECOL) Foundation.
Views: 636
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Damen's happy delivery

June 6 - June 6 - Damen has delivered a ro-ro ferry to a client in Gambia onboard BigLift Shipping's Happy River.
Views: 628
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LOC Renewables launches

June 5 - June 5 - The LOC Group has launched LOC Renewables, a specialised division to bring the group's broad capabilities to the offshore renewable energy sector.
Views: 554
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Bugsier plays fair with merger

June 5 - June 5 - Fairplay Towage and Bugsier have announced their intention to merge their respective business activities in order to expand and strengthen their presence in Germany and Europe.
Views: 736
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HHLA handles cooker

June 5 - June 5 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has utilised its floating cranes to move a 126-tonne rotary cooker from a container ship to an inland vessel at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT) in Germany.
Views: 736
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Action Lev adds a Demag

June 2 - June 2 - France-based crane rental agency Action Lev has ordered a Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 408
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Rotterdam plans offshore centre

June 2 - June 2 - The Port of Rotterdam is to create space for an offshore centre to service offshore wind energy projects, oil and gas decommissioning activity in the North Sea, as well as ongoing activities in the oil and gas sector.
Views: 745
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LPL active in Egypt Megaproject

June 2 - June 2 - LPL Group has completed the last installation at a 4.8 GW combined-cycle power plant under construction in Beni Suef, Egypt.
Views: 895
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XLP members on the move



June 2 - June 2 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of Kadmar Group and XLProjects (XLP) member in Egypt, has discharged five Bosch boiler units, each weighing 81 tons (73.5 tonnes) at the Port of Alexandria, Egypt on behalf of Kuehne + Nagel.
Views: 881
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Investigating the challenges of floating wind farms

June 2 - June 2 - A consortium headed by London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) has been selected by the floating wind Joint Industry Project (JIP), led by Carbon Trust, to investigate the infrastructure and logistics challenges faced in the development, construc
Views: 515
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Kübler steams to Lake Ammer

June 2 - June 2 - Kübler Spedition has transported the 140-tonne hull and upper deck of the steamship, Utting, using 30 Scheuerle InterCombi axle lines from the Port of Roth to Lake Ammer, Germany.
Views: 499

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