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Europe News from November 2018

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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: 2880
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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: 3781
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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: 3394
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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: 2936
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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: 3007
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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: 2939
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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: 3188
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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: 2895
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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: 3106
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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: 2462
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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: 3026
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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: 2990
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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: 3022
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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: 2978
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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: 3740
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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: 3870
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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: 3005
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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: 2960
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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: 3271
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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: 3142
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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: 2627
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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: 3381
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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: 3061
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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: 2799
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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: 3353
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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: 2887
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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: 2876
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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: 3502
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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: 4862
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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: 3214
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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: 3520
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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: 3404
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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: 3605
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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: 3137
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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: 2468
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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: 3127
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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: 3150
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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: 3752

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