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Europe News from February 2018

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First for Melbourne terminal

February 28 - A huge generator used at the Loy Yang 'A' power station in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia has been loaded onboard the multipurpose ship BBC Alberta at the port of Melbourne for shipment to Germany, where it will be repaired.
Views: 1800
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Scholpp orders Demag trio

February 27 - Germany-based crane service provider, Scholpp, has ordered three Demag all-terrain cranes from Terex.
Views: 1489
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Collett gets tunnel vision

February 26 - Collett & Sons and Fracht UK Projects have transported a disassembled tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Immingham docks to Goxhill in the UK.
Views: 1446
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Buyers found for HSH Nordbank

February 26 - The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has reported that US private equity firms J.C. Flowers & Co and Cerberus Capital Management have agreed to buy German lender HSH Nordbank for up to EUR1 billion (USD1.2 billion).
Views: 1644
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O'Brien steps up at Cory

February 22 - Cory Brothers has appointed Sean O'Brien as head of agency operations - UK.
Views: 1335
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Ro-ro capacity rises in Rotterdam

February 22 - The renovated Stena Line Terminal at Europoort at the port of Rotterdam has officially started operations.
Views: 1547
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EC fines cartel

February 21 - The European Commission (EC) has fined four shipping lines a total of EUR395 million (USD486.95 million) for colluding in the maritime transport of cars.
Views: 1426
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Turkish Cargo lands at Liege

February 20 - Turkish Cargo, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, has introduced a weekly freighter call at Liege Airport, connecting the Belgian airport with Istanbul.
Views: 1267
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Gruas Leman gets a Liebherr lift

February 20 - Spanish crane rental contractor Gruas Leman has taken delivery of three mobile cranes from Liebherr.
Views: 1253
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OOCL launches WM service

February 20 - OOCL has extended its Mediterranean service network to the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, with the introduction of its Middle East/Pakistan/India - West Mediterranean service (WM3).
Views: 1419
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ABC eyes secondary hub potential

February 20 - Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is assessing the capabilities of European airports as part of potential plans to establish a secondary hub to complement its main Moscow base.
Views: 1412
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Gustav Seeland names Evers

February 20 - Gustav Seeland has appointed Johann Evers as managing director, joining Frank Beckedorf, who, as managing partner, will focus on company finance and management control.
Views: 1412
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Cascade launches AbHaulier LT

February 19 - Cascade Software has released AbHaulier LT, a free software tool that enables hauliers to submit abnormal load notifications to police and structure owning authorities in the UK.
Views: 1763
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Esmeralda gets a lift on semi-sub

February 19 - O&S Shipping has transported a 120-tonne yacht from Malta's Valletta harbour to the USA onboard DYT Yacht Transport's semi-submersible vessel Super Servant 4.
Views: 1517
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Hull hits new heights with Hansa

February 16 - Two 600-tonne ship-to-shore gantry cranes arrived at Associated British Ports' (ABP) container terminal in Hull, UK onboard Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel, HHL Lagos.
Views: 1242
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Offshore wind rolls out in Germany

February 16 - German wind turbine manufacturer, Senvion, has contracted Jan De Nul Group to install 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 6.33 MW, at the Trianel Borkum II offshore wind farm in Germany.
Views: 1114
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WWL doubles Zeebrugge footprint

February 16 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has signed a concession agreement with the Belgian port of Zeebrugge to develop 49 ha (121 acres) of land known as Bastenaken West.
Views: 1347
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ALS serves up German shipment

February 15 - Abnormal Load Services' (ALS) offices in Hull, UK and Moerdijk, Netherlands have coordinated the transport of a 131-tonne plate mill roll from the UK to Germany.
Views: 1061
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Panalpina presses ahead in Brazil

February 14 - Panalpina Energy and Project Solutions has transported an industrial mill and a hydraulic press from Genoa, Italy to Paranagua, Brazil on behalf of one of Brazil's leading ceramics manufacturer.
Views: 1141
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Sarens' tunnel success in Warsaw

February 14 - Sarens has transported a tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the construction of a new transit line in Poland, part of Warsaw Metro's rapid transit system project.
Views: 1124
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RollDock transports for Merkur

February 13 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has contracted RollDock Shipping to transport 66 transition pieces for the Merkur offshore wind farm, off the coast of Germany.
Views: 991
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Harmonising marking and lighting 
in heavy transport

February 13 - Moves to harmonise standards and regulations governing lighting and marking on heavy transport vehicles throughout Europe are underway following the inaugural meeting of a technical working group, organised by ESTA.
Views: 1258
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Onnen-Lübben to leave Niedersachsen

February 12 - Inke Onnen-Lübben will step down as ceo of the Seaports of Niedersachsen after 12 years with the company, effective April 30, 2018.
Views: 949
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Transdzwig ups capacity with Demag

February 9 - Polish crane service provider Transdzwig S.J. Zawadzcy has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-6 all-terrain crane.
Views: 890
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Dan-Czech presses ahead

February 9 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of 60 oversized and heavy components, weighing approximately 4,500 tonnes in total, for the Jaguar Land Rover factory under construction in Nitra, Slovakia.
Views: 724
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Able wins Hornsea contract

February 8 - Working with Orsted (formerly DONG Energy) and GeoSea, Able Seaton Port is providing the installation base and associated services for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 975
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Interkran doubles up with Demag

February 6 - Switzerland-based Interkran has placed an order with Demag for an AC 300-6 and an AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 766
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Emirates eyes Maastricht service

February 6 - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is expanding its footprint in Europe with the launch of scheduled freighter services to Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Views: 734
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Triple lift for ALE

February 6 - ALE has used its Mega Jack 800 system to jack up three ship-to-shore cranes, weighing 1,390 tonnes each, in Barcelona, Spain.
Views: 1022
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Siemens transformer enroute to China

February 6 - Züst & Bachmeier Project has handled the transport of a 535.5-tonne Siemens transformer from the Siemens production facilities in Nuremberg to bayernhafen Nürnberg, Germany for onward transportation to China.
Views: 911
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Cargo flies high at Luxembourg airport

February 5 - After announcing strong passenger figures for 2017, Luxembourg Airport is looking back on its most successful year yet for cargo.
Views: 593
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Cargow names Frigg in Rotterdam

February 5 - Dutch shipping line Cargow has christened its multipurpose vessel, Frigg W, at the port of Rotterdam's Wilhelminakade.
Views: 576
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Seven up for ALE and Nordlink

February 2 - ALE has transported and installed seven transformers, weighing approximately 225 tonnes each, for the Nordlink project in Tonstad, Norway.
Views: 545
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Boluda expands in Europe

February 1 - Boluda Lines, part of Boluda Corporación Marítima, has expanded its ro-ro and project cargo logistics services in northern Europe through strategic alliances with maritime companies operating in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and the UK.
Views: 668

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