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Liege to invest in cargo capacity

December 29 - December 29 - Media reports suggest that Belgium's Liege Airport will invest EUR50 million (USD59.95 mn) in new cargo facilities during 2018 to cater to an increasing number of freighter flights.
Views: 758
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PCN members on the move

December 28 - December 28 - Fortune International Transport, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has coordinated a shipment with fellow PCN members, C.H. Robinson Project Logistics and Cuchi Shipping.
Views: 6177
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Freja acquires Transcargo

December 27 - December 27 - Freja Transport & Logistics has signed an agreement for the acquisition of transport company Transcargo.
Views: 800
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Broekman delivers for MAN

December 27 - December 27 - Broekman Project Logistics has coordinated the delivery of eight MAN engines, weighing 325-tonnes each, from St. Nazaire, France to Rotterdam.
Views: 859
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Last-minute moves for JSL Global

December 27 - December 27 - Qatar-based JSL Global has coordinated the delivery of four disassembled gantry cranes from Hamad Port to Essen, Germany.
Views: 1095
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Hutchison takes TMA stake

December 22 - December 22 - Hutchison Ports has acquired a 50 percent shareholding in TMA Logistics.
Views: 971
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Panalpina partners with Al Rushaid

December 21 - December 21 - Panalpina has formed a joint venture with Saudi Arabia's Al Rushaid, combining its services in air and ocean freight, and Customs clearance, as well as warehousing and distribution.
Views: 641
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Demag put to work in Germany

December 20 - December 20 - Germany's Mayer Autokran-Vermietung has taken delivery of a Demag AC 160-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 558
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Talbert introduces spread-axle trailer

December 19 - December 19 - USA-based Talbert Manufacturing has introduced the 60/65SA spread-axle trailer, designed to accommodate both tri-axle and tandem-axle jeeps.
Views: 750
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Milford Haven eyes renewable potential

December 19 - December 19 - The Port of Milford Haven's board of directors have approved funding for a major project that plans to make the Pembroke Dock a centre for marine renewable energy research and development.
Views: 469
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Damen and Concordia team up

December 19 - December 19 - Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group have signed a joint venture agreement to cooperate in the construction and trade of inland waterway vessels.
Views: 701
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Mayfair sells stake in DNV GL

December 18 - December 18 - Norway's Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas has assumed full ownership of quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL, following the acquisition of Germany-based Mayfair's remaining shares in the company.
Views: 840
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EIC adds to board

December 18 - December 18 - The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the trade association for companies that supply goods and services to the energy industries worldwide, has appointed Louise Ledgard and Duncan Reed to its board of directors.
Views: 558
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Cargolux buoyed by China's wind energy

December 18 - December 18 - Cargolux, in cooperation with Globaltrans Internationale Logistik, has handled two shipments of oversized, German-made measuring buoys from Luxembourg to Xiamen, China.
Views: 477
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Thorco expands in Europe

December 18 - December 18 - Thorco Projects has opened offices in Italy and France, to enhance its global network and the company's commercial presence in the regional markets.
Views: 801
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Ghent and Zeeland set to merge

December 15 - December 15 - January 1, 2018 will see the commencement of North Sea Port, the entity that has been created by the merger between the port authorities of Zeeland Seaports in the Netherlands and the Port of Ghent in Belgium.
Views: 672
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Collett blows in to Irish wind farms

December 15 - December 15 - Collett (Ireland) has completed the delivery of turbine components for two wind farms in the Republic of Ireland.
Views: 481
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NorSea invests in ro-ro facility

December 15 - December 15 - NorSea Group will invest NOK60 million (USD7.2 million) in the construction of a ro-ro facility at its Polarbase supply base, Norway.
Views: 670
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Kaleido gets Smart with airport project

December 14 - December 14 - In an ongoing project, Spain's Kaleido Logistics and Turkey's Smart Lojistik are handling the transport of 143 passenger boarding bridges for the new Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA), Turkey.
Views: 796
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Boskalis floats for Statoil

December 14 - December 14 - Boskalis has completed a complex operation to float-over and install a 22,000-tonne topside onto a 41,700-tonne spar hull.
Views: 576
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Blue Water acquires Frede Matzen

December 13 - December 13 - Effective January 1, 2018, Ribe, Denmark-based haulier and freight forwarder Frede Matzen will be acquired by Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 614
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APL launches NAS

December 13 - December 13 - APL has launched the North Atlantic Service (NAS), connecting major north European markets and the US East Coast.
Views: 638
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Cargoes get the 'edge' in the Big Easy

December 13 - December 13 - The second of five heavy project cargo modules, manufactured in Louisiana, was exported through the Port of New Orleans (Port Nola), in cooperation with multipurpose shipping line Intermarine and marine construction company Chet Morrison Con
Views: 625
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Wasel doubles up with Liebherr

December 12 - December 12 - Germany-based Wasel Schwerlastlogistik has taken delivery of two rough-terrain cranes from the Liebherr LRT series.
Views: 709
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Stockton secures Modulift beam

December 11 - Modulift has provided a custom lifting beam, slings and shackles to Stockton Drilling for multiple lifts of a 28-tonne, 18 m long tunnel boring machine (TBM) offshore Portgordon, Scotland.
Views: 354
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EXG presses ahead in India

December 11 - December 11 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported a brick manufacturing press from Shanghai to Siliguri, India.
Views: 691
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MACS parent acquires Hugo Stinnes

December 8 - December 8 - Vineta, the holding company of Hamburg-based multipurpose shipping line MACS, has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Rostock-based Hugo Stinnes Schiffahrt.
Views: 1041
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Benchmark set for wind farm shipment

December 8 - December 8 - Martin Bencher has shipped 60 transition pieces for the Arkona offshore wind farm on behalf of manufacturer Bladt Industries.
Views: 528
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LOC expands in Egypt

December 7 - December 7 - Global marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has opened an office in Cairo, Egypt to increase the company's presence across North Africa and the Middle East.
Views: 985
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LASO invests with Actros 


December 7 - December 7 - Portugal-headquartered LASO Transportes has invested EUR5 million (USD5.8 million) in its specialised equipment fleet in 2017, including the purchase of six Mercedes Actros units. 

Views: 715
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Able digs deep to upgrade Seaton Port

December 7 - December 7 - The Able Group has completed a GBP6 million (USD8 million) project to upgrade its Able Seaton Port (ASP) facility in Teesside, North East England.
Views: 775
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Straightpoint names Milne

December 6 - December 6 - Straightpoint has appointed Kyle Milne as technical sales engineer, based in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 610
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Belgium granted maritime tax extension

December 6 - December 6 - Belgium has received approval from the European Commission (EC) to prolong its existing tax measures for maritime transport until the end of 2022.
Views: 811
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QuattroR completes Fagioli investment

December 5 - December 5 - QuattroR, the private equity fund that invests in mid-sized and large Italian companies, has completed its initial investment in Fagioli.
Views: 902
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B & B moves in Burkina Faso

December 5 - December 5 - B & B International has completed the delivery of cargo for the construction of an electrical network spreading over 800 km (497 miles) in the north of Ougadougou, Burkina Faso.
Views: 571
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Scheuerle lends a helping hand for Landshut

December 5 - December 5 - Kübler Spedition has utilised a two-axle Scheuerle UltralightCombi for the symbolic homecoming of the German aircraft Landshut, a Boeing 737 which was hijacked in 1977.
Views: 600
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Tug trio sails with Hansa

December 4 - December 4 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported three tugs from Singapore to Russia onboard its heavy lift vessel HHL New York.
Views: 1034
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Volga-Dnepr eyes up Leipzig launch

December 4 - December 4 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr is considering the launch of a new Leipzig, Germany-based airline by the end of 2018.
Views: 537
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First Great Wall shipment for Fesco

December 4 - December 4 - Fesco Transportation Group has delivered the first batch of equipment to the Haval car plant under construction in the Tula region of Russia.
Views: 757
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Blue Water brings the wind

December 4 - December 4 - Blue Water Shipping, on behalf of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, has supplied transport and logistics services for the 75 MW Sidrap wind farm in South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Views: 774
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Eschbach secures a Demag


December 1 - December 1 - Bad-Schönborn, Germany-based crane service provider, Eschbach, has acquired a Demag AC 300-6 all terrain crane.
Views: 500
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Steder Group knuckles down

December 1 - December 1 - Steder Group has arranged the loading and transport of a knuckle boom crane from the shipper's premises in Drachten to the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 811
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Maersk gets the green light

December 1 - December 1 - Maersk Line has obtained the final regulatory approval for the acquisition of German shipping line Hamburg Süd.
Views: 703

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