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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: 2130
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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: 2424
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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: 2612
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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: 2360
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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: 2174
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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: 1878
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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: 2193
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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: 2041
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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: 2062
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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: 2125
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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: 1728
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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: 1913
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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: 1765
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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: 2147
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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: 2018
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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: 1616
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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: 1866
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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: 1613
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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: 1691
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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: 1681
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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: 1756
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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: 1510
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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: 1630
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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: 1579
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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: 1789
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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: 1826
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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: 1879
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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: 1924
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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: 1833
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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: 1928
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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: 2113
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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: 2133
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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: 2131
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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: 2149
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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: 1858
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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: 1939
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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: 2811
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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: 3072
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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: 2157
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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: 2231

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