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Europe News from October 2017

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R&B goes for gold

October 31 - October 31 - R&B Global Projects is set to work with a Brazilian forwarding company, which is acting exclusively for an Australian-owned mining company, to transport over-dimensional cargoes, as well as containerised shipments, to the Amapari gold mine.
Views: 750
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ALE handles the heat in South Africa

October 30 - October 30 - ALE has completed the installation of six heat exchangers, weighing 305 tonnes each, at the 100 MW greenfield Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Kathu Solar Park in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Views: 617
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Jumbo deals direct in Canada

October 30 - October 30 - Jumbo Maritime has ended its exclusive agency agreement with Project Transport & Trading (PTT) in Canada.
Views: 1161
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Wagenborg comes out of its shell

October 30 - October 30 - Wagenborg Shipping Sweden, part of the Royal Wagenborg group, has transported a mining shell from the Port of Terneuzen, the Netherlands to Haraholmen, Sweden.
Views: 577
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Marseille debuts ro-ro ramp

October 27 - October 27 - The largest ro-ro ramp in France is now operational at Marseille Fos following a EUR2.7 million (USD3.13 million) eight-month build that was managed by the Marseille Fos port authority in support of a nuclear energy construction project.
Views: 895
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Felbermayr moves mountains

October 27 - October 27 - Earlier this year, Austrian crane and heavy haulage contractor Felbermayr utilised three Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile cranes for the erection of 13 Enercon wind turbines in Styria, Austria.
Views: 875
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Kerr named CLA CEO

October 26 - October 26 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has appointed David Kerr as its ceo, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 1048
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New Bedford deepens ties to offshore wind

October 26 - October 26 - Deepwater Wind plans to use the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal at the Port of New Bedford, USA as its base of operations for its Revolution Wind project.
Views: 609
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Legislation targets the Jones Act

October 26 - October 26 - In the USA, four bills are currently pending in Congress to repeal or limit the reach of the Jones Act, including three that are focused upon relief efforts to assist Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Views: 604
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ALS wastes no time in the UK

October 26 - October 26 - ALS' project team in the UK has handled the shipment of materials, oversized equipment and containers, from over ten countries, to an incinerator plant in Hull, UK.
Views: 832
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Mammoet lift passes the acid test

October 25 - October 25 - Transport and heavy lift specialist Mammoet has completed the complex installation of a cold heat exchange column for a phosphates company in South Africa.
Views: 969
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PCN members on the move

October 25 - October 25 - First Global Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported 16 out-of-gauge (OOG) units from Cairo, Egypt to Alger port in Algeria on behalf of Pimco Heavy Industries.
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Koper connects with Japan

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Koper in Slovenia has announced that the direct ro-ro service operated by Mitsui O.S.K. (MOL), connecting the port to Singapore, Hong Kong, and China, has been upgraded with a direct connection to the ports of Toyohashi and Hitach
Views: 759
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Ley-Krane lifts with Liebherr

October 24 - October 24 - Gummersbach, Germany-based crane contractor Ley-Krane has taken delivery of the first 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 804
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Iberian Offshore supports Industrial Dolphin

October 23 - October 23 - Iberian Offshore and Metalmecanicas Herjimar have fabricated and installed a temporary support system on Intermarine's heavy lift vessel Industrial Dolphin, for the transport of two jackets and six piles, destined for the Siemens offshore win
Views: 728
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LOC appoints Rutler

October 23 - October 23 - Global marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has appointed Jerome Rutler as group ceo, taking over from Andrew Squire, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 593
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Sapura Energy goes solo

October 23 - October 23 - Oil and gas services firm Sapura Energy has ended its Asia-Pacific-focused joint venture with London, UK-based engineering company Subsea 7.
Views: 665
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Birsterminal ticks the box

October 23 - October 23 - Effective November 7, 2017, Martin Ticks will take on the role of ceo of Birsfelden, Switzerland-based Birsterminal.
Views: 956
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ALE adds crane trio in the Caspian

October 20 - October 20 - UK-headquartered ALE has expanded its crane fleet in the Caspian region with the addition of three new units.
Views: 740
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Clipper sells 16

October 19 - October 19 - The Danish Clipper Group has confirmed the sale of 16 ships, including its last four 17,500 dwt multipurpose carriers, as part of a financial restructuring agreement.
Views: 657
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CLA adds second scheduled service

October 19 - October 19 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has introduced its second scheduled air cargo service with a weekly route connecting Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Views: 1135
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Mammoet's on solid ground

October 19 - October 19 - Mammoet has launched a new product, Enviro-Mat, which promises to increase the load-bearing capacity of soil, where heavy lifting is required.
Views: 665
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Korean Register takes a liberty

October 19 - October 19 - The Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue Shipmanagement, Leer, Germany-based ship management company to provide its full range of classification services including the ISM code, the ISPS code, the MLC Convention, EU-
Views: 648
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Aqualis Offshore signs Røed

October 19 - October 19 - Global marine and offshore engineering consultancy, Aqualis Offshore has promoted Dr Bjarte Røed to the role of director - Norway from his previous position as head of engineering and risk consulting.
Views: 468
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Hapag-Lloyd adds capital

October 18 - October 18 - Hapag-Lloyd has successfully completed an increase to its capital base as most of its shareholders exercised their subscription rights granted after the completion of the merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and purchased 11.7 mill
Views: 1045
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LMC charters Thorco Reef

October 18 - October 18 - Lignes Maritimes Congolaises (LMC) has chartered the multipurpose ship, Thorco Reef, which will serve on the line's African services.
Views: 1414
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Portlog and Polytra move in Mexico

October 17 - October 17 - Mexico-based Portlog International and Belgium-based Polytra have transported rotation equipment from Monterrey, Mexico to Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 675
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Sarens shows off its biggest crane

October 17 - October 17 - Friday the 13th might be unlucky for some, but not for Belgium-based heavy lift and specialised transportation company, Sarens, which selected that date to reveal its largest crane to date, the SGC 140.
Views: 1231
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Grúas gets a Liebherr lift

October 13 - October 13 - Crane and transport contractor Transportes y Grúas Aguado's recently acquired Liebherr LR 11000 has been utilised to lift 36 concrete blocks weighing up to 180 tonnes at the Port of Punta Langosteira in Coruña, Spain.
Views: 625
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Talbert launches Roller Paver

October 13 - October 13 - Talbert Manufacturing has introduced the 55-ton (50-tonne) capacity Roller Paver (55CC-RP) heavy-haul trailer.
Views: 388
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Can the convoys be stopped?

October 12 - October 12 - Oversized and hazardous goods vehicles transiting through the Dartford Tunnel in the UK could face being redirected if the 'Stop The Convoys' campaign, launched by Europa Worldwide Group's managing director Andrew Baxter, gains traction.
Views: 782
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Emirates and Cargolux crack the code

October 11 - October 11 - Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo have signed an agreement to enter into a codeshare partnership for air cargo transportation.
Views: 611
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Van der Vlist expands

October 11 - October 11 - The Van der Vlist Transport Group has started the development of its facilities on the Schelluinen-West business park in the Netherlands.
Views: 643
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Houston Food Bank on the Breakbulk Agenda

October 11 - October 11 - As Breakbulk Americas 2017 draws near, Flensborg and Associates, the coordinators of the annual charity event BUSINESSrun, hopes Houston will be able to retain its standing record of registered participants, as competition from Bremen looms.
Views: 337
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Royal IHC takes ROG stake

October 10 - October 10 - Royal IHC has taken a 50 percent share in Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG).
Views: 781
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ABC adds Liege

October 10 - October 10 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has introduced a freighter call at Liege Airport, Belgium.
Views: 654
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ALE loads-out in Azerbaijan

October 10 - October 10 - ALE has completed its offshore and marine operations for an offshore platform project in Azerbaijan.
Views: 777
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Reiser shines with Scheuerle

October 10 - October 10 - Reiser Schwertransport from Amerang, Germany, has added a Scheuerle-Nicolas EuroCompact 2 + 4 trailer to its fleet.
Views: 544
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BigLift exits BigRoll Shipping

October 9 - October 9 - Four years after the partnership started, BigLift Shipping has announced that it will end its cooperation with Rolldock Shipping in the joint venture BigRoll Shipping, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 959
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BOW Terminal eyes Eemshaven

October 9 - October 9 - BOW Terminal has signed a letter of intent to expand its logistics services for the offshore wind sector with the development of a logistics hub in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
Views: 616
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Rotra vessels keeping busy

October 6 - October 6 - Operating over the past ten months in northern Europe, deugro's specialised transport vessels Rotra Vente and Rotra Mare have transported 164 nacelles, 150 towers, and 162 wind turbine blades.
Views: 592
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Swan lands at DOC

October 6 - October 6 - Dutch Offshore Contractors (DOC), a specialist in heavy transport and project logistics services, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Swan Hunter - a provider of installation equipment and engineering and procurement services.
Views: 706
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Rollit rolls in Antwerp

October 6 - October 6 - Rollit Cargo has handled the movement of a 325-tonne shiploader, used in the mining industry, from a storage area to the quayside in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1074
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Van Beest adds Heuer Hebetechnik

October 6 - October 6 - The Van Beest Group - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired Iserlohn, Germany-based Heuer Hebetechnik.
Views: 1060
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Transformer arrives at Trafford

October 5 - October 5 - Esprit's recently re-opened Trafford Docks in Manchester, UK has handled a 130-tonne transformer en-route from South Korea to Stalybridge.
Views: 875
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ABC ups Munich services

October 5 - October 5 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added a third weekly service from Munich, Germany.
Views: 797
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Schramm returns to Terex

October 5 - October 5 - Terex Cranes has appointed Thomas Schramm as vice president sales and product support, Europe and the Middle East.
Views: 1133
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SAL sees sun rise and shine

October 5 - October 5 - Pan Ocean has appointed SAL Heavy Lift as its commercial agent for the semi-submersible deck carriers Sun Shine and Sun Rise.
Views: 1258
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ALS bulldozes into Scotland

October 5 - October 5 - Abnormal Load Services' (ALS) construction and plant team coordinated the transportation of a large Komatsu D475A dozer base unit, along with loose parts, in the UK last week.
Views: 978
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 1595
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ESTA nominates Klijn successors

October 4 - October 4 - ESTA has nominated Stijn Sarens and Alexandre-Jacques Vernazza as Ton Klijn's successors, following his appointment as ESTA director earlier this year.
Views: 1017
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Dublin set fair for Collett

October 3 - October 3 - Collett & Sons has established an Irish subsidiary, Collett (Ireland), in response to increased volumes and planned projects in the Irish market.
Views: 544
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WFS secures Airbus contract

October 3 - October 3 - Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been selected by Airbus to handle its Beluga A300-600ST super transporter at Airbus' facilities in Getafe, Spain.
Views: 567
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Scania will appeal EC fine

October 3 - October 3 - Truck manufacturer, Scania has decided to appeal against the European Commission's (EC) decision to fine it EUR881 million (USD1.035 billion).
Views: 369
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DB Cargo keeps on track

October 2 - October 2 - DB Cargo has transported superheater coils for the construction of a power plant in Eordaia, Greece by rail in cooperation with ELOS Speditions.
Views: 671
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SAL launches marine projects

October 2 - October 2 - SAL Heavy Lift has officially launched its marine projects department, based at the company's headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 876
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Dan-Czech presses ahead

October 2 - October 2 - Dan-Czech Special Transport has coordinated the delivery of press machine units from Hamburg, Germany to Velemyšleves in the Czech Republic.
Views: 609
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Mørk gets call from UECC

October 2 - October 2 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has appointed Per Christian Mørk as chief operating officer (coo).
Views: 978

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