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It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic

December 31 - While the US port of Wilmington was welcoming its first load of SSAB/Swedish steel for the 2018-19 winter season, UK  logistics specialist AV Dawson secured a three-year extension to support British Steel’s steel rolling operations at two sites.
Views: 2721
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All change at Nurminen Logistics

December 31 - Following a warning about future profitability, Finland’s Nurminen Logistics is streamlining its organisation and making changes to the composition of its group management team.
Views: 2706
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SAL loads in Finland

December 28 - A 140-ton (127-tonne) Wärtsilä engine and six generators have been loaded on board SAL Heavy Lift’s vessel Annette in Mäntyluoto, Finland.
Views: 2957
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Record expansion for Cromarty Firth

December 27 - In Scotland, the port of Cromarty Firth is set to commence work on a major quayside expansion in an investment of around GBP30 million (USD37.97 million).
Views: 2731
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MSC revises Asia, Europe services

December 27 - Effective March 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is planning significant revisions to its ocean network to better serve shippers moving cargo between Asia and Europe.
Views: 2915
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Changes at the top for Zeaborn Ship Management

December 24 - Effective January 1, 2019, Holger Strack, former co-ceo, will step up as ceo of Zeaborn Ship Management, following Nils Aden's decision to leave the company in the new year. 
Views: 3700
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SGRE opts for Oostende for SeaMade

December 24 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has selected the Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) at the Belgium port for the construction of 58 wind turbines destined for the SeaMade offshore wind farm.
Views: 2942
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DFDS adds to lifting capacity in Immingham

December 24 - DFDS has taken delivery of a 124-tonne lifting capacity Liebherr mobile harbour crane at its terminal in Immingham, UK in preparation for the launch of enhanced DFDS liner services between Immingham, Norway and Belgium at the start of 2019.
Views: 3559
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Liebherr in Sunderland 

December 21 - The UK’s port of Sunderland has acquired a second Liebherr LHM 420 crane.
Views: 3370
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Chipolbrok powers down to Chennai

December 21 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose heavy lift vessel Qian Kun has delivered a range of heavy and oversize pieces from Antwerp and Hamburg to Chennai, India.
Views: 3374
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Grishkovets joins FESCO executive board

December 20 - Ekaterina Grishkovets joined the executive board of Russian transportation and logistics group FESCO, effective December 12, 2018.
Views: 3395
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U-Freight brings power to the people

December 19 - U-Freight Holland, the Dutch subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based freight forwarding and logistics company, has successfully handled the multimodal shipment of electricity power cables from Europe to Africa.
Views: 3630
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Special ships fly with Liebherr

December 19 - H.N. Krane has deployed a Liebherr LTM 110-5.2 crane to lift some special ships, which are used as part of a theatre production at the Störtebeker Festival on the island of Rugen, Germany.
Views: 2785
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Snowy delivery for Dan-Czech 

December 18 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of two silos, each weighing 65 tonnes, from Benešov in the Czech Republic to Košice, Slovakia. 
Views: 2687
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UAL's Caribbean expansion

December 14 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) will introduce a direct liner service connecting Europe with the Caribbean and the north coast of South America.
Views: 3423
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Collett's super delivery to Willenhall

December 14 - Collett & Sons has completed the delivery of a 170-tonne transformer using its girder bridge trailer from the port of Ellesmere to Willenhall substation in the UK.
Views: 2957
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Chipolbrok Atlantic’s adventure continues

December 13 - Chipolbrok Atlantic has completed its voyage from St Petersburg to India, loaded with 658 individual pieces with a combined weight of 4,110 tonnes.
Views: 3297
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Dr. Peters CEO resigns 

December 12 - Effective end of 2018, Anselm Gehling will resign as ceo of Dr. Peters Group, the Germany-based investment company that undertakes tailored asset management of aircraft, ship and real estate funds.
Views: 3018
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Beeton to the port of Tyne

December 11 - Effective January 7, 2019, Matt Beeton will become  ceo for the port of Tyne in the UK.
Views: 3185
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Dako delivers to the Caribbean

December 11 - Germany-headquartered Dako Worldwide Transport delivered a power plant from Europe to the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, which will replace a system that was damaged by extreme weather.
Views: 3061
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Mammoet debuts Demag crane

December 10 - Following its success in the Netherlands, Mammoet has invested in a Demag AC 55-3 all-terrain crane for its operations in Germany.
Views: 3123
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Lomas joins Aqualis Offshore

December 10 - Mark Lomas has been appointed as director of European operations at international marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore.
Views: 3261
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BWS busy on Nord Stream 2 

December 10 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been busy coordinating the transhipment of pipes destined for the Nord Stream 2 project, which will transport natural gas from Russia to Europe. 
Views: 2845
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Mammoet wins nuclear decommissioning contract

December 6 - Mammoet Germany will remove three steam generators and a pressure holder for German utility EnBW, as part of the dismantling of the Neckarwestheim I nuclear power plant (GKN I).
Views: 5556
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Sarens installs Manchester Airport footbridge

December 5 - Sarens has completed the installation of a footbridge at the UK’s Manchester Airport as part of the gateway’s GBP1 billion (USD1.28 billion) modernisation programme.
Views: 3206
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ALE develops offshore wind solution

December 5 - ALE’s research and development team in Breda, the Netherlands has developed a specialised modular transport frame for the handling of transition pieces at ports.
Views: 3297
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Feldmann adds to fleet with Liebherr

December 4 - Switzerland’s Feldmann Pneukran und Transport has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of five Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 3061
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Airline coordinates pump delivery

December 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have coordinated the delivery of an 11,000 hp Alstom pump from Paris-Vatry airport, France, to Damman, Saudi Arabia aboard an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 3116
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Italian terminal adds tenth MHC

December 3 - Spinelli Group has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane (MHC) for its multipurpose terminal at Genoa, Italy.
Views: 3270
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Collett executes National Grid move

December 3 - Collett & Sons has completed the delivery of a 169-tonne transformer from Portsmouth to the Lovedean National Grid substation in the UK.
Views: 4891
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Somatra adds AC 220-5

November 29 - France-based Somatra has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2876
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Verdicts announced in fraud trial

November 28 - On November 27, verdicts were announced at the UK's Southwark Crown Court regarding logistics activities relating to ConocoPhillips' Jasmine North Sea oil exploration project.
Views: 3779
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UK port breaks ground at O&M base

November 28 - The UK’s Harwich International port has officially started construction of a GBP10 million (USD12.75 million) operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Galloper offshore wind farm.
Views: 3387
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Mammoet bridges the River Spree

November 28 - Mammoet has utilised two Liebherr mobile cranes to position bridge lattice supports at a project site in Berlin, Germany.
Views: 2932
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Expedited freighter delivery to China

November 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has successfully completed the delivery of 21 tonnes of equipment to China on two charter flights originating from Orebro, Sweden.
Views: 3003
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EC approves German bank sale

November 27 - The European Commission (EC) has approved the privatisation of German state-owned HSH Nordbank to a consortium of private equity funds led by J.C. Flowers and Cerberus.
Views: 2930
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Remote delivery for TGP's Attenborough project

November 27 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) is handling the delivery of equipment and construction materials to the British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station located at Rothera Point, Adelaide Island in the Antarctic.
Views: 3187
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Dutch contractor lands LTA deal

November 27 - Oil and gas major Saudi Aramco has selected Dutch marine contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) to work on its long-term agreement for offshore facilities (LTA) programme.
Views: 2890
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Bremer Lloyd wins Borkum contract

November 26 - Bremer Lloyd has secured the contract to transport 96 rotor blades for the 200 MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm, located in the North Sea. 
Views: 3101
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Universal Transport to integrate Czech subsidiary

November 26 - Germany’s Universal Transport will rebrand its subsidiary in the Czech Republic, Nosreti Specialtransport, in 2019 to integrate the company into the Universal Transport Group.
Views: 2460
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Enerpac gantry in clinical lift

November 22 - Industrial installation company Lifthing has used an Enerpac SBL500 gantry to install three proton therapy units at the University Hospitals Leuven (UZ Leuven) in Belgium.
Views: 3019
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KMA delivers Colonia shipment

November 22 - KMA Uruguay has handled a project cargo shipment on behalf of the Administracion Nacional de Puertos for the Colonia ferry terminal.
Views: 2985
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Visser steps up at Buss Eemshaven

November 22 - Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands has appointed Reindert-Jan Visser as managing director, joining Martin van den Heuvel.
Views: 3012
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ODS plans Dundee opening

November 22 - Following its establishment by a team of oil and gas professionals in 2017, Offshore Decommissioning Services (ODS) is set to open its UK headquarters in Dundee in early 2019.
Views: 2974
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ALE partners with Dundee and OM Heavy Lift

November 21 - ALE has entered an agreement with the port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift, a subsidiary of OilMac, to provide port services for the renewable energy sector.
Views: 3727
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Companies prepare for Brexit

November 20 - While Germany's Cuxhaven Port Association plans to intensify its preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) next year, industrial relocation logistics company Modpack Group is optimistic about the opportunities Brexit will bring.
Views: 3861
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Lucina heads for auction

November 20 - Eggar Forrester is auctioning off the multipurpose vessel Lucina in Amsterdam on December 14, on behalf of mortgagees Caterpillar Financial Services.
Views: 2994
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for GECAS

November 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered two GE-90 engines and accompanying aerospace equipment for GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
Views: 2955
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Mammoet adds Hamburg office

November 19 - Mammoet Germany intends to open a branch office in Hamburg on December 13, 2018.
Views: 3264
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Chipolbrok loads in Hamburg

November 19 - Chipolbrok has loaded its heavy lift vessel Leopold Staff with a variety of over-dimensional cargoes, including power plant equipment destined for Jordan, at the C. Steinweg Terminal in Hamburg.
Views: 3135
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Imperial orders for Bochum

November 19 - Imperial Logistics International has acquired three heavy-duty tractor units and seven heavy-duty trailers to support its logistics contract at a steel plant in Bochum, Germany.
Views: 2622
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ALE expands jacking capacity in Europe

November 19 - ALE is expanding its fleet of jacking solutions with the delivery of a multi-point Mega Jack 300 system to its UK branch, bringing the total number of towers in the company’s global fleet to over 20.
Views: 3374
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Entries open for 2019 ESTA awards

November 16 - Entries are now being accepted for the European crane and heavy transport industry’s 2019 ESTA Awards.
Views: 3057
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Straddle carriers make for Le Havre

November 16 - Denmark-headquartered forwarder Martin Bencher has coordinated the delivery of 12 fully-assembled straddle carriers from Poland to the GMP container terminal in Le Havre, France.
Views: 2795
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Dan-Czech completes multimodal move

November 14 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered three 73-tonne oxygen vessels from Kreuztal in Germany to Ostrava in the Czech Republic.
Views: 3348
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SAL completes Horns Rev 3 shipments

November 13 - SAL Heavy Lift has handled the transport of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm on behalf of GeoSea.
Views: 2886
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Out of this world shipment for Volga-Dnepr 

November 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Bolloré Logistics have delivered one of the first European Service Modules (ESM) for the Orion space programme, which aims to transport astronauts beyond low Earth orbit. 
Views: 2871
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Fagioli moves in Marghera

November 13 - Fagioli has moved two hydrocracking reactors, with a combined total weight of more than 3,000 tonnes, at the port of Marghera, Italy.
Views: 3496
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Sarens unveils Big Carl

November 9 - Sarens, the Belgium-headquartered heavy lift and engineered transport specialist, has christened its SGC 250 – a ring-based heavy lift crane boasting a maximum lifting moment of 250,000 tonne/metres.
Views: 4836
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LD Seaplane handles engine move

November 9 - Louis Dreyfus Armateurs subsidiary, LD Seaplane, has loaded the second batch of 28 engines for the Dassault Mirage F1 fighter aircraft in Montoir, France.
Views: 3211
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Hiab completes Effer acquisition

November 8 - Hiab, has acquired knuckle-boom crane manufacturer Effer from CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR50 million (USD57.1 million).
Views: 3516
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AAL opens in Genoa

November 6 - AAL has opened an office in Genoa, Italy, strengthening the carrier’s European network.
Views: 3399
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Lochmann steps up at Geodis Germany

November 6 - Geodis has appointed Antje Lochmann as managing director of Geodis Freight Forwarding Germany, effective November 1, 2018.
Views: 3598
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MacGregor moves forward with TTS acquisition

November 6 - MacGregor has received clearance from the German competition authorities regarding the company’s acquisition of the marine and offshore business units of TTS Group.
Views: 3134
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Rostock incident investigated

November 5 - HLPFI understands that investigations are continuing into an incident at the port of Rostock that occurred last week, which saw a wind turbine monopile foundation fall whilst being lifted on board a heavy lift vessel via the ship's crane.
Views: 2467
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Ognedal joins WaterFront

November 2 - Global ship agency WaterFront Maritime Services has appointed Tormod Ognedal as business development manager for Europe.
Views: 3122
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Liebherr set for Karmsund delivery

November 1 - Norway-based port operator Karmsund Havn has signed a contract with Liebherr for a 154-tonne lifting capacity LHM 550 mobile harbour crane, with the option for four additional units.
Views: 3146
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Stehle set to join Zeamarine

November 1 - Zeamarine has appointed Dominik Stehle, former executive vice president of deugro Group, as chief commercial officer, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 3742
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Coordinadora sails to Saudi Arabia

October 31 - Coordinadora has transported five slug catchers, weighing 2,008 tonnes each, from Gijón, Spain to the Fadhili gas plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 3566
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Turbine tower prototype rises with ALE

October 31 - ALE has assisted with the transport and erection of Nabrawind Technologies’ self-erecting wind turbine tower prototype, Nabralift, in Navarra, Spain.
Views: 2732
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ALS delivers a dozen 

October 30 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has handled the transport of 12 offshore structures from Poland to the Netherlands. 
Views: 2816
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Inglessis steps up at UK P&I

October 30 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Nicholas Inglessis as chairman, succeeding Alan Olivier.
Views: 3831
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A Winter's tale for RHB terminal

October 30 - United Heavy Lift’s Tasmanic Winter has arrived at RHB Stevedoring’s independent terminal at the port of Rotterdam to discharge 24 Damen tugboats and pontoons. 
Views: 3054
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Damen goes over the top

October 29 - Damen is transporting 24 built-for-stock vessels from China to the port of Rotterdam on board United Heavy Lift’s vessel Tasmanic Winter.
Views: 2624
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Dan-Czech steps up to the challenge

October 29 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of a 150-tonne tail gas superheater and a 40-tonne ammonia evaporator.
Views: 2584
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Forwarders in line for an award

October 26 - 26 freight forwarding companies have been shortlisted as finalists for the nine service-related categories of this year's British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) 2018 Freight Service Awards.
Views: 3134
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Rotterdam invests in Pecém

October 26 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed an investment agreement with the port of Pecém in Brazil that will see the European port invest approximately EUR75 million (USD85 million) in Pecém’s port complex.
Views: 3127
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Change at the top for Zeamarine

October 26 - Ulrich Ulrichs will step down from the managerial team at Zeamarine - the joint venture between Zeaborn and Intermarine - at the end of December 2018.
Views: 3810
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Jan De Nul names recent fleet addition

October 26 - Jan De Nul Group has held a naming ceremony at the port of Ostend in Belgium for the offshore installation vessel that it acquired from Vroon Group in July 2018.
Views: 3540
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CEVA and CMA CGM deepen partnership

October 25 - CEVA Logistics plans to broaden its partnership with CMA CGM through the acquisition of the latter’s freight management business and the provision of an exit option for CEVA shareholders.
Views: 3165
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Demag delivers for Scholpp

October 24 - Germany’s Scholpp Kran und Transport has taken delivery of a 250-tonne capacity Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2867
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COLI opens Leer office

October 23 - The COLI Group has expanded its network with the opening of an office in Leer, Germany. 
Views: 3068
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Smits to step down at Rotterdam

October 23 - Paul Smits will step down from his position as chief financial officer of the Port of Rotterdam Authority on June 1, 2019, following the expiry of his term.
Views: 2787
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BOW Terminal to build Eemshaven hub

October 19 - BOW Terminal has signed an agreement with Groningen Seaports that will see the Flushing-based company establish an additional logistics hub on 22 ha of land in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
Views: 2853
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LiftEx heads to Milton Keynes

October 19 - The LiftEx exhibition and LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) Awards 2018 will take place from November 14-15 at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes, UK.
Views: 3120
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EFG lifts in Sweden

October 18 - EFG Scandinavia, part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, is utilising a Terex CC3800 crawler crane with a boom booster kit to construct 60 wind turbines in northern Sweden.
Views: 3328
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Meriaura adds dry cargo duo

October 18 - Finland's VG-Shipping, part of the Meriaura Group, has acquired two 4,100 dwt dry cargo vessels.
Views: 3046
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Collett's super transformer delivery

October 18 - Earlier this year, Collett & Sons transported a 170-tonne super-grid transformer from Ellesmere Port to the Cellarhead substation in Stoke-on-Trent, UK.
Views: 3335
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C.H. Robinson handles the pressure 

October 18 - C.H. Robinson has handled the movement of a pressure vessel from Texas to Houston City Docks for onward transportation to the UK. 
Views: 3043
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Rostock eyes heavy-duty berth

October 17 - Germany’s Rostock Port has received a grant worth approximately EUR5.4 million (USD6.24 million) for the construction of the heavy-duty berth 15, which will be able to accommodate heavier loads.
Views: 2951
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Merritts plans equipment investment

October 17 - Joseph Merritt Group is investing approximately GBP1.4 million (USD1.8 million) in lifting and transportation equipment as part of an ongoing strategy to expand its services across the UK.
Views: 3064
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GeoSea wins Borssele contract

October 16 - Ørsted has awarded GeoSea, part of the DEME Group, a contract for the transportation and installation of 94 foundations for the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farms in the Netherlands.
Views: 16632
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Demag delivery for Mikschl

October 16 - German crane service provider Mikschl Autokrane has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 2833
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ACL christens Atlantic Sun

October 15 - Atlantic Container Lines (ACL) has christened one of its fourth-generation container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessels, Atlantic Sun, at the port of New York and New Jersey.
Views: 2733
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Hellman restructures management

October 15 - Reiner Heiken is set to take over as ceo of Hellman Group, effective December 1, 2018, following a restructuring programme led by outgoing ceo Dr Thomas Knecht.
Views: 2946
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BWS calls on Höegh for mining project

October 15 - Blue Water Gothenburg, on behalf of Sweden’s Sandvik SRP, arranged the delivery of five stone-crushers from the manufacturer’s plant in Svedala to Adelaide, Australia using Höegh Autoliner’s service from Gothenburg.
Views: 2814
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Turkish Cargo eyes New Airport hub

October 15 - With Turkey’s Istanbul New Airport scheduled to open at the end of the month, Turkish Cargo is preparing to relocate some of its freighter operations in 2019.
Views: 2733
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Able UK wins decommissioning contract

October 15 - Heerema Marine Contractors has awarded Able UK the contract to dismantle, recycle and dispose of ExxonMobil Canada’s offshore natural gas platforms, which have been operating off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.
Views: 3126
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CEVA names Sauzedde

October 15 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Guillaume Sauzedde as managing director of its Central and Eastern Europe cluster.
Views: 2947
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DSV confirms offer to CEVA Logistics was rejected

October 11 - Denmark’s fast-growing logistics group DSV has issued an official statement confirming that its recent offer to takeover CEVA Logistics was rejected by the CEVA board.
Views: 4005
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Boskalis nominates van Noort

October 11 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has nominated Carlo van Noort for appointment as its chief financial officer (cfo).
Views: 2970
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Lucky seven for Gruas Aguilar

October 11 - Spain-based crane and heavy haulage contractor Gruas Aguilar has modernised its fleet with the purchase of seven Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes.
Views: 3115
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New partners at Forth Ports

October 11 - Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) has sold minority stakes in UK port owner and operator Forth Ports to its investment partners GLIL Infrastructure (GLIL), First State Super, and Construction and Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus
Views: 3364
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ABC picks Liège for European hub

October 11 - Russian freighter operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has signed a ten-year lease agreement with Liège Airport that will see it set up its European hub at the Belgian gateway.
Views: 2987
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ALS joint effort sends cable reels to China

October 10 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) is coordinating the delivery two large cable reels to China, with combined efforts from the company’s UK, Netherlands and Italy branches.
Views: 2958
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C.H. Robinson opens in Cologne

October 9 - C.H. Robinson has expanded its footprint in Germany with the opening of an office in Cologne, its sixth location in the country.
Views: 2947
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DEME names Vandenbulcke

October 9 - Luc Vandenbulcke will succeed Alain Bernard as ceo of the DEME Group, effective January 1, 2019.
Views: 2917
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Yusen wins Spirit contract

October 9 - Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) has awarded Yusen Logistics UK a contract to handle the warehousing and inbound freight, as well as onward distribution of aerospace components.
Views: 3157
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Kothmaier adds Faymonville gear to fleet

October 5 - Austria’s A. Kothmaier Transport, located in Mondsee, has acquired a range of CombiMAX trailers and accessories from Luxembourg-headquartered manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 2971
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RRC adds all-terrain capacity

October 5 - UK-based RRC Crane Hire, part of Road Rail Cranes, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2596
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Arcus sells Forth Ports stake

October 5 - Arcus European Infrastructure Fund is set to sell its shares in Forth Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups, to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments).
Views: 2918
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Grieg gains another star

October 4 - Grieg Star has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of the semi-open hatch vessel, Star Majesty.
Views: 2872
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Volga-Dnepr shows its bottle in Uganda

October 4 - On behalf of LS International Cargo, Volga-Dnepr has transported bottle-filling equipment from Germany to Entebbe, Uganda on one of its AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 2738
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Multiple cargoes depart for Asia

October 3 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose vessel Qian Kun has started its eastbound voyage to Asia with the loading of offshore equipment at the Wallmann terminal in Hamburg.
Views: 2383
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Buss cues up wind farm work

October 2 - Buss Group has signed an agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Senvion that will see the terminal operator support the development of the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm.
Views: 2514
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TGP acquires Natco Germany

October 2 - UK-based Trans Global Projects (TGP) has acquired Germany’s Natco GmbH, effective October 1, 2018.
Views: 3601
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Chipolbrok's epic voyage continues

October 2 - Chipolbrok has called at the Russian port of St. Petersburg to load project cargo, destined for an infrastructure project in Asia, on its 2016-built vessel, Chipolbrok Atlantic.
Views: 2456
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ALE passes halfway mark for Hornsea project

October 1 - ALE, in collaboration with its subsidiary Conbit, has loaded out and discharged 54 of the contracted 106 transition pieces for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One, located in the North Sea.
Views: 2217
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GAC UK opens Dundee office

October 1 - In response to increasing offshore and renewables activity in Scotland, GAC UK has opened an office in Dundee.
Views: 2281
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Nazzari joins Crane Worldwide

October 1 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Marco Nazzari as regional vice president for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA).
Views: 2686
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Heavy cargoes arrive in Cuxhaven

September 28 - DFDS has delivered heavy and oversize items destined for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s (SGRE) wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 2186
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Multipurpose operators restructure

September 28 - Samskip is restructuring its multipurpose cargo and reefer services connecting the North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway, in a move that adds capacity, frequency and new port options.
Views: 2509
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dship ups newbuild order

September 27 - dship Carriers has decided to place an order for a further two F-500 Eco Trader multipurpose ships with Taizhou Sanfu Shipbuilding.
Views: 2707
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Mukran inks Blue Water BREB deal 

September 27 - German port service provider Mukran Port Terminals and Blue Water BREB have signed a partnership agreement that will see the latter become a shareholder of the Sassnitz-based company.
Views: 2455
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Airland handles chimney shipment

September 26 - Airland Logistics has handled the delivery of two chimneys, destined for an oil refinery in Iraq, from Esbjerg in Denmark to Hamburg in Germany. 
Views: 2263
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A first for Hansa and Liebherr

September 26 - On behalf of broker HBB Hanseatic Break Bulk, Hansa Heavy Lift transported two ship-to-shore gantry cranes for Liebherr Container Cranes from the Doyle Shipping Group (DSG) terminal at the port of Cork, Ireland to Hull in the UK.
Views: 1936
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ACL christens Atlantic Star in Baltimore

September 26 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has held a formal christening ceremony for one of its fourth generation container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel, Atlantic Star, at the port of Baltimore’s Dundalk Marine Terminal.
Views: 2272
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Happy upgrade for BigLift vessel

September 26 - BigLift Shipping has enhanced the lifting capacities of the two mast cranes on its heavy lift vessel Happy Star to offer a combined lifting capacity of 2,200 tonnes. 
Views: 2125
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Floating wind farms face infrastructure challenges

September 24 - Analysis of 96 European ports has revealed that only a few ports are capable of accommodating the quayside manufacturing and assembly required for building and operating large-scale floating offshore wind farms, says LOC Renewables.
Views: 2158
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Getting the beers in for Haiti

September 21 - Germany-based forwarder and Latin American specialist Schryver has handled a door-to-door delivery of bottling equipment for a brewery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Views: 2215
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DFDS to offer more project space from Norway

September 20 - Danish-owned ferry operator DFDS says it will be able to carry a wider range of out-of-gauge (OOG) and project cargo between Norway, Belgium and the UK from February 2019, when its enhanced service enters operation.
Views: 1795
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New crane to lift Venice port’s prospects

September 20 - The Italian port of Venice says it will shortly put a new Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour crane into operation at its Multi Service Terminal.
Views: 1992
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Hamburg deploys floating crane for prop lift

September 20 - Following road transport from a production facility in Waren an der Müritz in Germany, Hamburg port operator HHLA has overseen the loading of what is claimed to be the world's biggest ship propeller onto the Hyundai Supreme containership.
Views: 1821
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All change, but no change at AP Møller - Mærsk

September 20 - AP Møller - Mærsk (APMM) will maintain its Damco freight forwarding entity as a separate business under its own brand as part of a reorganisation that will see the Danish giant combine its ocean and supply chain offerings.
Views: 2249
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New ship for Scotline

September 19 - Multipurpose shipping operator Scotline has seen the launch of its latest newbuilding at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Groningen, the Netherlands.
Views: 2092
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Silk Way ups China flights

September 19 - Silk Way West Airlines is to increase its service between Baku, Azerbaijan and Zhengzhou, China from four to six flights per week.
Views: 1689
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Wagenborg invests in new cranes

September 19 - Wagenborg Nedlift is investing in its equipment fleet with the acquisition of two mobile cranes from Terex - a Demag AC 500-8 and a Demag AC 160-5.
Views: 1918
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Newcastle gets on the rails

September 19 - Höegh Autoliners has moved the first six of a fleet of rail vehicles from Spain to Newcastle, Australia for the Newcastle Light Rail upgrade project.
Views: 1675
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Liebherr to join ECOL

September 19 - Liebherr is to become an approved training centre for abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry association ESTA’s European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL), due to go live in early 2019.
Views: 1746
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Chipolbrok completes epic voyage

September 18 - Chipolbrok has completed a two-and-half month voyage from Asia to Europe, transporting a variety of oversized cargoes.
Views: 1753
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Project Cargo Summit set to return in 2019

September 18 - Having made its debut this year, the Project Cargo Summit is set to return to Rotterdam next year, as the organisers announce dates for 2019.
Views: 1827
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Air Charter Service open for Swiss freight

September 17 - Air Charter Service’s (ACS) Geneva office has opened a cargo department, in addition to its existing private jet and group travel divisions.
Views: 1572
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Meriaura expands fleet with Airisto

September 14 - Meriaura has signed a long-term contract with Aalto Shipping Company for the time charter of the dry cargo vessel Airisto, which has a ice-class 1A rating.
Views: 1695
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Faymonville gets ready for IAA Hannover

September 14 - Faymonville is set to showcase its range of semi-trailers at the IAA Commercial Vehicles event, taking place in Hannover from September 20 - 27.
Views: 1643
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CLA expands management teams

September 13 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has expanded its executive and management teams as it prepares to take delivery of its next Boeing 747 freighter. 
Views: 1881
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Gosselin restructures logistics unit

September 13 - Walter Van Mechelen has joined the executive board of Antwerp-based logistics group Gosselin and will no longer be managing the operations of Gosselin Logistics.
Views: 1911
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Turbines put wind in O'Neill’s sales

September 11 - O’Neill’s Heavy Haulage has transported six wind turbine blades, measuring 50 m in length, from the port of Galway to the Ballincurry wind farm, Ireland.
Views: 1963
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Weserport welcomes Gottwald crane

September 11 - Bremen-based terminal operator Weserport, part of the Rhenus Group, has replaced its gantry slewing crane with a Konecranes Gottwald model 6 mobile harbour crane.
Views: 2019
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Uni-top adds European coverage

September 11 - Uni-top Airlines has introduced a freighter service connecting Liège, Belgium to Wuhan, China, using a Boeing 747-400F.
Views: 1903
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Gruber and Gebrüder handle cooler

September 10 - Gruber Logistics and Gebrüder Weiss have transported a cooler component, weighing 80 tonnes, from Hungary to Austria.
Views: 2009
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Cosco transits the Polar Silk Road

September 7 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers’ heavy lift, ice-class vessel Tian En, has crossed the Bering Strait to deliver wind turbine components from Lianyungang, China to ports in France, the Netherlands and Sweden.
Views: 2176
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Panalpina expands executive board

September 7 - Panalpina has added to its executive board with the appointment of Lucas Kuehner and Peder Winther, in order to represent the company’s core services – airfreight, oceanfreight and logistics. 
Views: 2190
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Bolloré Ports eyes La Rochelle terminal

September 7 - Bolloré Ports La Rochelle has signed a terminal agreement to operate the future Chef de Baie 4 terminal with Atlantic Port La Rochelle, France.
Views: 2211
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MOL CY delivers heavy-duty truck

September 7 - Belgian truck and trailer manufacturer, MOL CY, has delivered a HF5066 heavy-duty truck to Hong Kong.
Views: 2226
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Bergé handles Haizea shipment

September 6 - Terminal operator Bergé Logistics has handled the first international shipment of wind towers from the Haizea Wind turbine tower and offshore foundation manufacturing facility at the port of Bilbao, Spain.
Views: 1906
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Sarilar lifts in Adana

September 6 - Crane service provider Sarilar has utilised a CC 6800-1 lattice boom crawler crane from Terex to erect a building at the Adana Sugözü coal-fired power plant, on behalf of Termokimik.
Views: 1984
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Enerpac supplies GeoSea trolley

September 4 - Enerpac has supplied GeoSea, part of the DEME Group, with an integrated trolley system for loading transition pieces onto a jack-up vessel.
Views: 2897
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Grimsby lands Triton deal

September 4 - Associated British Ports’ (ABP) port of Grimsby in Lincolnshire has signed a memorandum of understating (MoU) with energy giant, innogy, to develop a base location for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project.
Views: 3138
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Ibarrondo eyes Liebherr boom system

September 3 - Spain’s Ibarrondo Group has purchased a 750-tonne lifting capacity Liebherr LG 1750 mobile crane with a SL20F2 boom system.
Views: 2199
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Seaway awarded Triton contract

September 3 - Seaway Heavy Lifting, part of the Subsea 7 Renewables and Heavy Lifting business unit, has been awarded a transport and installation contract for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.
Views: 2272
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Binetti joins Ceva Logistics

August 31 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Laurent Binetti as chief commercial officer, effective September 1, 2018. 
Views: 2484
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Kübler handles transformer move

August 30 - Kübler Spedition has transported a 272-ton (246.8-tonne) transformer from Nijmegen in the Netherlands to a project site in Kupferzell, Germany. 
Views: 2448
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WeShip Projects eyes Danish market

August 29 - WeShip Projects, a specialist in the ocean transportation of project, breakbulk, and heavy lift cargoes, plans to open an office in Denmark later this year.
Views: 2862
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Cuxport supports Bucht project

August 28 - The port of Cuxhaven’s berth no. 4 is supporting Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht wind farm.
Views: 2463
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Mammoet and Scheuerle launch TPA

August 28 - Mammoet and Scheuerle, part of the TII Group, have launched the Trailer Power Assist (TPA) system, designed to improve transport efficiency and lower the carbon footprint of major projects.
Views: 3294
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Dundee extends project capacity

August 27 - The port of Dundee, part of the Forth Ports group, has extended its main project cargo berth – Prince Charles Wharf – to over 310 m.
Views: 3246
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Liebherr opens the gates in Büsum

August 24 - German crane service provider Nolte-Autokrane has utilised a Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom mobile crane to hoist 90-tonne steel lock gates in Büsum.
Views: 2730
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Hansa spins with carousel success

August 22 - Hansa Heavy Lift has transported a large carousel and eight reels - weighing a total of 3,508.7 tonnes - from Newcastle in the UK to Lagos, Nigeria, destined for the Egina oilfield.
Views: 2696
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Liebherr duo lifts in Ehingen

August 22 - Rieger & Moser and Fricke-Schmidbauer, part of the Schmidbauer Group, have utilised Liebherr mobile cranes to replace a debarking drum at the Sappi paper factory in Ehingen, Germany. 
Views: 2673
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Walker steps up at RSS

August 20 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has appointed Davey Walker as business development director (Scotland), effective August 20.
Views: 17982
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Dan-Czech handles gearbox shipment

August 20 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has transported two 55-tonne gearboxes from Pilsen in the Czech Republic to Zeebrugge, Belgium.
Views: 2603
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DS Lausnir lifts with Modulift

August 16 - Icelandic crane rental company DS Lausnir lifted a 45-tonne boat in Hafnarfjörður using Modulift spreader beams.
Views: 2786
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XLP members on the move

August 15 - Westdijk has transported a 98-ton (88.9-tonne) transformer from Ludvika to port of Gothenburg, Sweden on behalf of ABB.
Views: 3460
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Gräser-Eschbach adds to fleet

August 15 - German crane service provider Gräser-Eschbach has taken delivery of a Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane from Terex.
Views: 2964
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GeoSea's divine delivery

August 14 - GeoSea has taken delivery of the self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo.
Views: 3079
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EU invests in Danube

August 13 - The European Union (EU) plans to invest EUR59 million (USD67.4 million) in modernising the locks on the Danube-Black Sea and Midia Navodari–Porte canals in Romania.
Views: 3236
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Hallett handles Heathrow cargoes

August 13 - Hallett Silbermann has delivered two Liebherr HS 8130 HD crawler cranes, each weighing 85 tonnes, to London Heathrow Airport as part of the airport's integrated baggage system construction project.
Views: 2865
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Brave refit at Damen Shiprepair

August 10 - Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed a major refit on Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern.
Views: 3331
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Bristol Port recognised for nuclear power logistics role

August 10 - The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and power generation company EDF Energy, have recognised Bristol Port for its role in the logistics supply chain for EDF’s Hinckley Point C nuclear power plant.
Views: 3559
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Volga-Dnepr inks BRI agreement

August 10 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a framework agreement with China’s Henan Airport Group and Zhongyuan Asset Management to strengthen their cooperation through the creation of a trans-Siberian air bridge.
Views: 3189
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Pasquinelli Ennio steps on the gas

August 9 - Pasquinelli Ennio has handled the movement of a 195-ton (176.9-tonne) gas drum from the shipper’s facility to the port of Marghera in Italy.
Views: 3300
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Comerford steps up at Tyne

August 9 - The UK's port of Tyne has appointed Mike Comerford to its board as a non-executive director.
Views: 3310
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Wind shipments keep rolling

August 9 - Roll-Lift USA has transported wind turbine blades, measuring 67 m in length, from ship-side to a storage facility at Industrial Terminals on the Houston ship canal.
Views: 3225
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Arkon establishes AAC

August 8 - Arkon Shipping has founded Arkon Allied Container (AAC) in cooperation with shipping companies Jüngerhans, Wessels, HS Schiffahrt, Nordic and Jebsen as well as the chartering specialists Ole Gabs and Wolfgang Klodwig.
Views: 3265
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DHL boils over in Saudi Arabia

August 8 - DHL Industrial Projects is handling the delivery of four 140-tonne boilers from Germany to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 3651
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Neeb adds Demag AC 500-8

August 6 - Wuppertal, Germany-based crane service provider Neeb has acquired a new AC 500-8 all-terrain crane from Demag.
Views: 3332
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UAL adds Fortitude to roster

August 6 - The Netherlands-headquartered Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has added the multipurpose ship UAL Fortitude to its fleet of vessels serving the West African market.  
Views: 3795
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Strømmen joins G2 Ocean

August 6 - Leif Arne Strømmen has joined G2 Ocean as the company’s vice president for innovation.
Views: 4465
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Holsten Brewery relocation under way

August 6 - Gustav Seeland has completed the first phase of Holsten Brewery’s relocation from the Altona district of Hamburg to Hausbruch, another area of the city.
Views: 3192
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Innovation completes bucket installation

August 3 - GeoSea’s offshore installation vessel Innovation has successfully completed the installation of 20 suction bucket jackets at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm, located offshore Germany.
Views: 3371
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Antwerp XL reveals initial exhibitor list

August 2 - Launched just eight weeks ago, the latest exhibition for the breakbulk sector, Antwerp XL, has already signed up some blue-chip names from the heavy lift and project forwarding sector as exhibitors.
Views: 4059
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ALS delivers TBM

August 1 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has coordinated the delivery of a 100-tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM) from London to Leicestershire, UK.
Views: 3462
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Baumann rolls six tanks into Haren

July 31 - Baumann has transported six heat storage tanks, weighing 102 tons (92.5 tonnes) each, from Flechum to Haren, Germany.
Views: 4281
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Blyth ups capacity with Mammoet

July 30 - The port of Blyth in the UK has signed an agreement with international heavy lift and engineered transport specialist Mammoet that will see the latter base a 600-tonne capacity LR 1600 crawler crane at the port’s South Harbour terminal.
Views: 3856
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Ghent developing all-weather terminal

July 27 - ArcelorMittal Ghent, investment company Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen (PMV), Euroports and North Sea Port are collaborating on the construction of an all-weather terminal (AWT) in the Ghent port area.
Views: 3909
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Bilbao opens Toro terminal

July 26 - Toro & Betolaza Group has opened its terminal on dock A3 at the port of Bilbao, Spain.
Views: 3857
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Wurst set to join Panalpina

July 26 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Wurst as regional ceo for Europe, effective February 2019.
Views: 4110
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Demag delivers for STL

July 26 - Ruitz, France-based crane service provider STL has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane from Terex. 
Views: 3686
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Liebherr cranes raise the roof 

July 25 - German heavy haulage contractor Salgert has lifted a steel roof structure, measuring approximately 500 sq m, in Mechernich using six Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 4051
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Modulift beams lift for Lancaster

July 25 - Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group has utilised two Modulift spreader beams to lift a series of sheathed spiral strand mooring lines, manufactured at the former’s Neptune Quay facility in Newcastle, UK, for Bluewater Energy Services.
Views: 3958
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WWPC members team up

July 24 - Bolk Transport has organised the delivery of heavy-duty cranes that will be used to erect 45 wind turbines at the Markbygden wind farm, near the northern Swedish city of Piteå.
Views: 3874
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ABC connects to Ho Chi Minh

July 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, adding it to its international network of more than 30 destinations.
Views: 3853
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JAL links up with Silk Way

July 23 - Japanese airline JAL Cargo has entered a strategic cooperation agreement with Silk Way West Airlines that will see the former share capacity on Silk Way West’s scheduled routes out of Europe.
Views: 3897
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Osprey adds Constructor to fleet

July 20 - UK-based heavy transport and marine specialists, Osprey, has added the Osprey Constructor to its fleet of barges. 
Views: 4209
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Mammoet takes five

July 19 - Mammoet has added to its already established fleet with the acquisition of five Grove GMK4090 all-terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 4019
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DB Schenker innovates for Airbus

July 18 - Airbus has partnered with DB Schenker to develop a logistics plan to transport components of the A320 range of aircraft from Hamburg, Germany to the manufacturer’s US facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 4407
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Jan De Nul's latest discovery

July 18 - Jan De Nul Group has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore’s jack-up crane vessel MPI Discovery, together with its crew and a number of MPI’s employees.
Views: 4830
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Volga-Dnepr signs MoU with Liège

July 18 - Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicAir (CLA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation with Liège Airport, with the aim of strengthening their positions in the European market through the development of a regional hub.
Views: 4209
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SCS rebrands as Ox Heavy

July 17 - The Netherlands-based SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport has changed its name to OX Heavy.
Views: 4301
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Taylor soars with HAV

July 17 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind the development of the Airlander 10 aircraft, has appointed Kevin Taylor as chairman.
Views: 4756
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OHT confirms semi-submersible order

July 17 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) for a newbuild semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel.
Views: 4787
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Oud joins BIFA board

July 16 - Susanne Oud has joined the British International Freight Association (BIFA) board of directors, replacing Roy Baker who has stepped down having been on the trade association's board since 2005.
Views: 4096
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EFG lifts off in Sweden

July 16 - EFG Scandinavia, part of the EMS-Fehn Group, has installed the first wind turbine at a project site in the north of Sweden.
Views: 4196
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Antonov's revenue soars

July 16 - Antonov Airlines has reported an 81 percent revenue increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, with aerospace shipments being one of the key sectors for the Ukrainian airline. 
Views: 4454
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Wagenborg busy with wind shipments

July 16 - Wagenborg Shipping Sweden has transported wind turbine components from Terneuzen in the Netherlands to Piteå in Sweden on behalf of General Electric (GE).
Views: 4188
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Van Oord eyes MPI acquisition

July 16 - Van Oord has signed a letter of intent with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor.
Views: 4586
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Mammoet opens in Teesside

July 13 - Mammoet UK has opened its base in Teesside to support the company’s growth in the region.
Views: 4362
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Bristol takes railcar delivery

July 11 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has delivered the first of 98 train carriages to the port of Bristol, UK, aboard its vessel Autosun.
Views: 4509
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Ust-Luga adds capacity

July 10 - The Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga in Russia has taken delivery of a rail-mounted gantry (RMG) container re-loader, with a lifting capacity of 50 tons (45.4 tonnes).
Views: 4732
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WW Ocean soars with helicopter shipment

July 10 - WW Ocean has transported an Airbus AS350 helicopter from Brunswick, Georgia to the port of Southampton in the UK on behalf of Helicopters International Shipping Services (HISS). 
Views: 4565
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Lancaster buoy departs Lerwick

July 9 - A turret buoy mooring system, destined for Hurricane Energy’s Lancaster oil and gas field development project offshore the UK, has departed Lerwick Harbour in Scotland.
Views: 4660
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Manitowoc steps out of the states 

July 6 - Manitowoc’s Niella Tanaro production facility in Italy has begun manufacturing Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain cranes. 
Views: 4828
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ESTA’s SERT for the EU

July 5 - ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, is planning to relaunch its campaign for EU member states to adopt the European Best Practice Guidelines for Abnormal Road Transport.
Views: 5071
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Terex expands sales team

July 5 - Terex Cranes has expanded its sales team in Germany and Austria with the appointment of Ulrich Wagner and Thomas Keckeis.
Views: 5479
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Globalink signs MoU in Anaklia

July 5 - Globalink Logistics, part of the Kerry Logistics Network, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Georgia’s Anaklia City to cooperate on the development of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port and special economic zone (SEZ).
Views: 5272
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LBH and Rhenus target waterway market

July 3 - Port services provider LBH Group is planning to form a joint venture with logistics service provider Rhenus in the European inland waterway shipping sector.
Views: 5177
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Höegh handles shunt reactor

July 2 - Höegh Autoliners has transported a shunt reactor from Jebel Ali, UAE, to Antwerp using its recently developed super-low roll trailer, designed to cater for higher breakbulk and project cargoes.
Views: 5172
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Fairplay relocates in Germany

June 29 - Fairplay Towage has moved its corporate headquarters following last year’s acquisition of Bugsier Reederei.
Views: 5137
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Wiemann adds to fleet with Demag

June 29 - Germany-based Wiemann has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane, which will be based at its location in Gierstädt.
Views: 5084
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ABP rolls to loading success

June 28 - A 121-tonne back up roll, used in the steel rolling process, was loaded onto Hartel Shipping’s vessel, Zuidvliet, at ABP’s port of Immingham in the UK for onward transportation to Mariupol, Ukraine. 
Views: 5291
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Mammoet gets certified with ECOL

June 28 - The first trial of the new European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme, initiated by the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA), has been completed at Mammoet’s training centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 4975
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Dan-Czech delivers 

June 28 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered four pieces of oversized cargo from the Czech Republic to Antwerp and Rotterdam. 
Views: 5009
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ABC adds Budapest service

June 27 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a bi-weekly service to Budapest, Hungary to accommodate growing cargo volumes between Europe and Asia.
Views: 5079
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Liebherr launches two new cranes

June 27 - Liebherr has unveiled an 800-tonne capacity crawler crane - the LR 1800-1.0 - at its 2018 customer days.
Views: 5344
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SMIT extends Mammoet partnership

June 27 - Mammoet has signed a framework agreement with Dutch manufacturer Royal SMIT Transformers, extending their partnership for a further five years.
Views: 5243
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BOCS names Cory Brothers in UK

June 26 - Cory Brothers has been appointed by Bremen-based BOCS as the general agent in England and Wales for the latter's services to West African ports.
Views: 5420
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Collett's city delivery

June 26 - Collett & Sons has delivered 13 components to the Leicester Square Hotel construction site in London, UK on behalf of structural fabrication specialists Allerton Steel. 
Views: 5523
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Manitowoc makes a century in Italy

June 26 - Manitowoc has delivered a Grove GMK4100L-1 all-terrain crane to Italy’s Sollevamenti Mancini - the 100th unit the manufacturer has delivered since the model hit the market in 2016.
Views: 5097
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HBB adds Vienna coverage

June 22 - German shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has opened an office in Vienna, increasing the company’s footprint in the Austrian market.
Views: 5437
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Schmidbauer handles Merkur components

June 22 - Schmidbauer is currently using its fleet of Scheuerle SPMTs at the Orange Blue Terminal in the Dutch seaport of Eemshaven, in support of the Merkur offshore wind farm project.
Views: 5434
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ABP handles fighter jet in Hull

June 21 - ABP Humber Ports in the UK has handled a supersonic jet, worth GBP14 million (USD18.5 million), at its ports in Hull and Immingham on behalf of CEVA Logistics.
Views: 6573
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Zagrebtrans completes shipyard lifts

June 21 - Zagreb-headquartered crane service provider Zagrebtrans has successfully lifted several ship crane components for the Uljanik shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
Views: 5553
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Newbuilds on horizon for OHT?

June 19 - According to reports in Splash 24/7, Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) for a newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift vessel.
Views: 5601
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Cargolux sponsors Solar Arctic project

June 19 - Cargolux is providing transportation for a prototype solar-powered boat, between Luxembourg and Calgary, Canada, ahead of an Arctic expedition.
Views: 5544
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WCA Projects to return to Hamburg

June 18 - Such was the success of the WCA Projects network’s 12th annual conference in Hamburg, Germany, recently that the group is planning to return to the city for its 2019 conference.
Views: 5814
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Malaga gets ready for new cranes

June 18 - The Noatum Terminal Malaga is set to take delivery of three new cranes and additional land-based equipment.
Views: 5641
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Varamar opens in Italy

June 18 - The Ukrainian maritime group Varamar has opened a new branch in Italy.
Views: 5963
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HSH ready to invest

June 15 - Germany’s HSH Nordbank, once the world’s largest ship financier, is reportedly setting its sights on a return to maritime investments after years of financial turmoil.
Views: 5969
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Van der Vlist delivers for Slufterdam

June 15 - Van der Vlist has handled the delivery of 14 wind turbines for the Windpark Slufterdam renewal project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
Views: 5630
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Flettner fitted on Fehn Pollux

June 15 - The Eco Flettner rotor, a newly developed sail propulsion system, has been installed on board Fehn Ship Management’s 4,200 dwt general cargo vessel, Fehn Pollux.
Views: 5918
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Jackets installed at East Anglia One

June 14 - The first of two jacket foundations have been successfully installed at the East Anglia One wind farm, located off the coast of Suffolk, UK.
Views: 5676
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Stena supports Irish routes

June 13 - Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new ro-pax ferries, currently under construction in China, is planned to enter service on its Holyhead – Dublin route during early 2020.
Views: 5897
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Demag delivers for W. Mayer

June 13 - Zweibrücken, Germany-based heavy transport and crane service provider, W. Mayer, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 5840
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SAL inks Horns Rev 3 deal

June 13 - SAL Heavy Lift has signed a contract with Geosea that will see the Hamburg-headquartered shipping line transport 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm.
Views: 5935
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Montrose secures grant

June 11 - Montrose Port Authority has received a GBP1.5 million (USD2 million) Ports Mode Shift Grant (PMSG) from the Scottish Government.
Views: 6077
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Universal Transport on the double

June 8 - Universal Transport has handled the delivery of an 8 m-wide bridge in the Lubusz Voivodeship province of Poland.
Views: 5908
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New Airbus BelugaXL on route to maiden flight

June 8 - In preparation for its upcoming maiden flight, Airbus’ first BelugaXL is now in its heavy ground test phase – which focuses on the highly modified airframe for this next-generation oversize cargo airlifter.
Views: 6074
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Crane Norway places Demag order

June 7 - Crane Norway Group has placed an order for ten Demag all-terrain cranes and a 650-tonne capacity Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane.
Views: 6130
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First for pioneering Spirit

June 5 - Allseas’ installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has installed the 22,000-tonne drilling platform topsides for Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup development on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Views: 6232
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Fincantieri adds with Cometto

June 4 - Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has taken delivery of a self-propelled ETH5/4E steelwork transporter from Cometto.
Views: 6646
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Fehn sets sail with next phase of Eco Flettner

June 4 - Fehn Ship Management’s 4,200 dwt general cargo vessel Fehn Pollux has arrived in Leer for the next stage in the installation of a newly developed sail propulsion system, the Eco Flettner.
Views: 6403
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Sarens plucks Makzume in Turkey

June 4 - Sarens has formed a joint venture with LAM - Lyonel A. Makzume Shipping Agencies (Makzume) to expand its operations in Turkey and neighbouring countries.
Views: 7000
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SFPC adds heavy lift capability

May 25 - Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) in the Republic of Ireland has taken delivery of a LHM 420 Liebherr mobile harbour crane.
Views: 6257
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Germany set to increase HGV tolls

May 25 - The German cabinet has passed the fifth Federal Road Toll Act (Bundesfernstraßenmautgesetz). Starting January 1, 2019, there will be an increase in the tolls imposed on heavy goods vehicles (HGV).
Views: 6921
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Titan adds Milan office

May 25 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has opened an office in Milan.
Views: 6400
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New shortsea link for Cuxhaven

May 24 - LD Seaplane has started a regular shortsea ro-ro shipping service connecting Nantes Saint-Nazaire in France and Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 6361
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Dan-Czech delivers silos

May 24 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of silos, measuring 26.8 m long, from Žilina in Slovakia to the UK.
Views: 5883
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Haizea Wind opens at Bilbao

May 23 - Haizea Wind has inaugurated its EUR60 million (USD70.28 million) wind turbine tower and offshore foundation manufacturing facility at the port of Bilbao, Spain.
Views: 6025
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Emirates names Harman

May 23 - Emirates SkyCargo has appointed David Harman as cargo manager for Switzerland. Based in Zürich, Harman will be responsible for overseeing all operational and commercial aspects of the airline’s freight activity in the country.
Views: 6038
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EMS moves Bremen office

May 23 - EMS Chartering has relocated its Bremen office and, since the beginning of the year, strengthened its team with the appointment of Andreas Walter.
Views: 6012
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Osprey crosses the M1

May 22 - Osprey Heavy Lift has installed a 1,200-tonne bridge deck over the M1 motorway in the UK on behalf of Buckingham Group Contracting and Cleveland Bridge.
Views: 6040
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Antonov powers ahead in Pakistan

May 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported a power plant rotor from Italy to Pakistan on board one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 5958
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Dover places Konecranes order

May 16 - The port of Dover, UK, has placed an order for two Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 mobile harbour cranes.
Views: 5961
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Gustav Seeland set to bridge the gap

May 16 - Bridge specialist Lamparter has contracted Hamburg-based Gustav Seeland with the transport and installation of a new pedestrian bridge in the Hamburg HafenCity district.
Views: 5423
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M&M opens in Sprockhovel

May 15 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) has opened a new office in the North Rhine-Westphalia area of Germany.
Views: 5869
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Silk Way adds Liege connection

May 15 - Silk Way West Airlines has added regular flights between Liege Airport in Belgium and its global cargo hub in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 5502
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Lührs moves Enak into Hamburg

May 14 - Lührs Schifffahrt has positioned its 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity floating crane, Enak, at the port of Hamburg.
Views: 5555
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Paradiso adds to fleet

May 14 - Italian crane rental company Fratelli Paradiso has purchased a second-hand LR 1750 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 5276