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Europe News from October 2018

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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: 3555
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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: 2729
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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: 2806
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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: 3821
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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: 3046
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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: 2613
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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: 2579
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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: 3125
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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: 3111
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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: 3798
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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: 3533
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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: 3151
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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: 2860
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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: 3060
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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: 2776
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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: 2842
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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: 3102
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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: 3323
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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: 3032
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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: 3325
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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: 3032
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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: 2937
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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: 3051
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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: 16452
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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: 2825
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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: 2724
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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: 2937
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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: 2806
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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: 2721
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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: 3111
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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: 2933
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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: 3987
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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: 2960
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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: 3105
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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: 3352
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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: 2978
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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: 2949
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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: 2937
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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: 2903
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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: 3148
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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: 2955
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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: 2594
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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: 2903
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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: 2859
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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: 2731
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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: 2377
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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: 2506
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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: 3591
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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: 2450
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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: 2207
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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: 2272
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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: 2666

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