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Europe News from April 2018

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Gulliver travels to Rotterdam

April 30 - The fully self-propelled DP2 crane vessel, Gulliver, has been delivered to Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors.
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Boskalis renames Dockwise Vanguard

April 30 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has renamed its semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Dockwise Vanguard, as the company begins the process of rebranding of all of its business units under the Boskalis name.


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HMC to focus on heavy lift

April 30 - Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will discontinue its offshore pipe laying activities and will focus entirely on its heavy lift, decommissioning and renewable energy activities.
Views: 4883
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ESTA honours members with 2018 awards

April 27 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2018 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have performed an outstanding achievement in their field of operations.
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DFDS charters Stena RoRo newbuild

April 26 - Stena RoRo has ordered a fifth Stena E-Flexer RoPax class ship, which has been signed to a ten-year bareboat charter with DFDS.
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Antonov boosts SALIS support

April 26 - Antonov Company will provide additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 4542
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Enerpac lifts in the Netherlands

April 25 - An Enerpac JS-250 jack-up system has been utilised for the assembly of an 820-ton (743.9-tonne) maritime steel platform in the Netherlands.
Views: 4508
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Freja strengthens in Norway

April 23 - Freja Transport & Logistics plans to expand and strengthen its services in Norway with the opening of an office in Alesund, in summer 2018.
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DFDS closes Zeebrugge-Rosyth route

April 23 - DFDS has announced the closure of its Zeebrugge-Rosyth freight route following a fire in the engine room of its ro-ro vessel Finlandia Seaways, which connects Belgium with the Scottish port.
Views: 4049
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Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec
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DSV UK wins aerospace contract

April 20 - May 1, 2018, will see DSV's UK business commence work on a three-year contract with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, which will further strengthen the logistics group's position in the aerospace market.
Views: 4282
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Van Beest merges brands

April 20 - The Netherlands-based Van Beest, which manufactures Tycan fibre chain, Excel chain fittings and Green Pin rope fittings, is merging its Tycan and Excel brands into Green Pin, with immediate effect.
Views: 4796
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Nor Lines adds Rotterdam

April 19 - Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from the start of June.
Views: 3949
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AAL strengthens European footprint

April 19 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has strengthened its European network with the appointment of new agents in Belgium, France and Spain, while adding new staff in Germany.
Views: 4062
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CLA committed to UK

April 18 - UK-headquartered freighter airline, CargoLogicAir (CLA), has rebuffed media reports suggesting that it is planning to relocate its operations to Germany.
Views: 4069
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ALE bridges Júcar River

April 17 - UK-headquartered transport engineering specialist ALE has coordinated the installation of a 2,100-tonne bridge over the Júcar River in Cullera, Spain.
Views: 3640
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Aasta Hansteen tow under way

April 16 - The 500-nautical mile tow-out of Statoil's Aasta Hansteen platform began on April 12, 2018.
Views: 3629
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OMA teams up with 3PL Energy

April 13 - OMA Group has entered into a collaboration agreement with oil and gas supply chain specialist 3PL Energy, to strengthen its oil and gas capabilities in Senegal.
Views: 4421
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deugro celebrates UK golden jubilee

April 13 - The deugro Group's UK subsidiary is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the appointment of two senior members of staff and the relocation of its headquarters to a significantly larger office building.
Views: 3850
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Breakbulk Europe set for Bremen return in 2019

April 12 - In a move that will end current speculation, it has been revealed that Breakbulk Europe, the largest exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will return to Bremen, Germany in 2019, and not return to Antwerp, which had been the
Views: 4076
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Tanks move thanks to Britlift beam

April 12 - A modular spreader beam supplied by UK-based lifting equipment design and manufacturing company Britlift has been used by Edwards Lifting Services during a storage tank removal project in Liverpool, the UK.
Views: 3991
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DFDS acquires U.N. Ro-Ro

April 12 - Danish shipping and logistics group DFDS has acquired 98.8 percent of the shares in Turkey's U.N. Ro-Ro, for approximately EUR950 million (USD1.7 billion).
Views: 3939
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Karl Scholl adds a Liebherr

April 12 - Crane rental company Karl Scholl has taken delivery of a LTM 1070-4.2 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 3948
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ZPMC delivers to Felixstowe

April 11 - ZPMC has delivered two remotely controlled ship-to-shore (STS) gantry cranes to Hutchison Ports' port of Felixstowe in the UK, onboard its heavy lift vessel, Zhen Hua 23.
Views: 3556
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BDP opens in Ireland

April 11 - BDP International has opened an office in Dublin, Ireland; its first location in the country.
Views: 3772
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ESTA nominates van Noort

April 11 - Mammoet's Wouter van Noort has joined the board of ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, as the representative of the Dutch crane association VVT.
Views: 3947
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Demag delivers in the City

April 10 - City Lifting, a London-based mobile and tower crane rental company, has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 3512
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MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy.
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ALE transports TBMs for Thames Tideway

April 9 - ALE has loaded in and transported 72 components for two tunnel boring machines (TBM), weighing between 9 tonnes and 119 tonnes, for the Thames Tideway project in London.
Views: 3376
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Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

April 9 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri
Views: 4365
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Broekman connects A2B

April 6 - A2B-online has launched a shortsea service from the Broekman Distriport terminal in Rotterdam to PD Ports in Teesport, UK.
Views: 3669
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LOC names Ahilan

April 6 - LOC Group, the international marine and engineering consulting firm, has appointed Dr RV Ahilan as joint ceo, alongside Jerome Rutler.
Views: 3446
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Finnlines extends Bilbao service

April 5 - In cooperation with DFDS, Finnlines has extended its Spain-Sweden service to Scotland, with the addition of roundtrip sailings between Bilbao and Rosyth.
Views: 3292
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Van der Vlist ups capacity

April 5 - Van der Vlist has invested in a Liebherr LHM-280 mobile harbour crane for its terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Views: 3363
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Tunnelling success for Liebherr cranes

April 3 - Italian crane contractor Gradito Oleodinamica has utilised its Liebherr LR 1500 crawler crane to dismantle a large tunnel boring machine (TBM) in Sicily.
Views: 2877
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HHLA buys Transiidikeskuse terminal

April 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) has acquired Estonian terminal operator Transiidikeskuse, located close to the port of Muuga, near Tallinn.
Views: 3252
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CMA CGM handles autoclave in Bilbao

April 2 - CMA CGM's out-of-gauge cargo team has coordinated the shipment of a 76-tonne autoclave from Bilbao port in Spain to port Klang in Malaysia.
Views: 3213
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Tecno-Gru ups capacity

April 2 - Tecno-Gru, a Terex dealer and supplier of new and used machinery for the lifting sector in Italy, has placed an order for 34 Terex rough-terrain cranes.
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