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Tyne moves Bedford lifeboat

April 18 - After almost two years in covered storage, the historic Bedford lifeboat has been relocated from the port of Tyne to the North East Maritime Trust’s yard in the UK, ahead of a restoration project.
Views: 115
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Panalpina improves profitability

April 18 - In the first three months of 2019, Panalpina boosted its profitability by 15 percent compared to the same period of last year.
Views: 169
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AAL calls in Felixstowe

April 18 - AAL has made its inaugural call at the UK’s port of Felixstowe to deliver four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG).
Views: 189
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MACS and UAL launch joint service

April 17 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have launched a joint multipurpose service from Europe to East Africa.
Views: 318
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Collett adds tractor unit

April 16 - Collett & Sons has taken delivery of a MAN TGX 26.580 6x4 heavy-duty truck, with two more scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks.
Views: 398
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AntwerpXL conference programme finalised

April 16 - Easyfairs, the company behind the upcoming AntwerpXL exhibition, has finalised the conference programme for the three-day event, which takes place from May 7-9.
Views: 460
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Orders roll in for Terex

April 12 - Terex has secured a series of crane orders at this year’s bauma exhibition, which took place this week in Munich.
Views: 705
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ESTA honours members with 2019 awards

April 12 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2019 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have excelled in their field of operations.
Views: 717
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RSS completes jib, beam, and hoist tests

April 12 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) is proof load testing 24 jibs and beams that are being installed at a waste-to-energy power plant in North Wales, UK.
Views: 730
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M&M expands in Europe

April 12 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) is building a logistics facility, covering approximately 2,600 sq m, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Views: 672
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Blue Water Shipping handles fire pump

April 11 - Earlier this year, Blue Water Shipping transported a fire pump vessel, weighing 128 tonnes, from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Toulon Brégaillon, on behalf of French shipyard Socarenam.
Views: 699
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Equipment supplied for salt plant replacement

April 11 - British Salt has utilised custom-made lifting and rigging equipment to support the replacement of a 37-tonne heat exchanger at a salt production plant in Middlewich, UK.
Views: 694
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ALS opens in Stockholm

April 9 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has increased its Scandinavian coverage by opening an office in Sweden.
Views: 874
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Kässbohrer readies for bauma

April 8 - Kässbohrer is displaying products from its range of platform semi-trailers at this year’s bauma exhibition, which starts today in Munich.
Views: 810
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Jan De Nul orders Voltaire

April 8 - Jan De Nul Group has placed an order at China’s Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry for the jack-up installation vessel, Voltaire.
Views: 1154
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PD Ports secures deal with Cargow

April 8 - The UK’s PD Ports has secured a deal with Cargow that will see the Dutch shipping line operate a bi-weekly connection to Teesport.
Views: 958
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BIMCO to open office in Athens

April 8 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is opening an office in Athens later this year.
Views: 952
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BigMove expands fleet

April 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has expanded its fleet with the addition of 19 lowbed semi-trailers.
Views: 1349
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Merritts moves in the UK

April 5 - Joseph Merritt Group has handled the relocation of four modular housing units to a storage facility in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, UK.
Views: 1997
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Van der Vlist in blade delivery

April 4 - Van der Vlist is transporting 150 wind turbine blades for the Windpark Wieringermeer in the Netherlands.
Views: 1553
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AntwerpXL readies for first show

April 4 - The new three-day breakbulk, ro-ro and heavy lift project cargo event, AntwerpXL, is readying for its inaugural show, which takes place from May 7-9 this year at the Antwerp Expo.
Views: 1221
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SAL loads in La Spezia

April 3 - SAL Engineering has lifted two 380-ton (344.7-tonne) shiploaders at the port of La Spezia, Italy.
Views: 1540
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Cargolux ups Budapest services

April 3 - Cargolux has doubled its airfreight services to Budapest and now offers six connections to the Hungarian capital each week.
Views: 1239
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Konecranes order for Hamnterminal

April 2 - Uddevalla Hamnterminal in Sweden has placed an order for a rail-mounted Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 harbour crane.
Views: 1628
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Spliethoff-BigLift UK established

April 2 - The Spliethoff Group has established Spliethoff-BigLift UK to expand and develop the commercial representation of both companies in the UK.
Views: 1590
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Felbermayr moves in Pischelsdorf

April 2 - Felbermayr has transported and installed four oversized components as part of the expansion of a wheat starch factory in Pischelsdorf, Austria.
Views: 1236
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Europatrans handles drum shipment

April 2 - Europatrans, part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has coordinated the delivery of four cable drums to a German port, ahead of delivery to a copper mine in Mongolia.
Views: 1282
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Dan-Czech completes boat move

April 2 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has coordinated the delivery of an 85-tonne boat from Týnec nad Labem to Pasohlávky in the Czech Republic.
Views: 1252
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SAL sets up Spanish entity

April 1 - SAL Heavy Lift, in partnership with Grupo Davila, has established a new entity that will represent the heavy lift shipping line in the Spanish market.
Views: 1701
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Collett in girder delivery

April 1 - Collett & Sons has coordinated the delivery of six plate girders for Highways England’s M20 junction improvement scheme on behalf of structural steel specialist Severfield. 
Views: 1300
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Straightpoint rental stock heads to LGH

March 29 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the rental fleet of Straightpoint, as the load cell manufacturer looks to exit the hire market.
Views: 1504
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Turbines get a lift with Cortland

March 28 - Cortland, a designer and manufacturer of synthetic rope slings, has supplied lifting and rigging equipment for the Norther offshore wind farm, which is being built 23 km off the coast of Ostend, Belgium.
Views: 1494
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Scholte to leave Jan de Rijk

March 28 - Sebastiaan Scholte is stepping down as ceo of Jan de Rijk Logistics after nine years with the company. 
Views: 1476
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UK P&I sets up Dutch operation

March 28 - In preparation for the UK's departure from the European Union (EU), the UK P&I Club has gained approval from financial regulators in the Netherlands to establish a Rotterdam-based subsidiary, UK P&I Club N.V. (UKNV).
Views: 1761
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Mining equipment sails with WW Ocean

March 27 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has transported a filtration system, destined for an Australian coal mine, from Germany to Brisbane.
Views: 1604
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ESTA receives MEP backing

March 27 - Caroline Nagtegaal, a Dutch member of the European parliament (MEP), has penned a letter to the European Commission (EC) in support of ESTA's calls to develop heavy transport corridors and harmonise the permit issuing process across Europe.
Views: 1467
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Volga-Dnepr in helicopter shipments

March 25 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines, on behalf of Swiss freight forwarder Panalpina, has delivered two helicopters from the UK to Melbourne, Australia for Babcock International.
Views: 1464
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JH Kemp uses Enerpac gantry in ex-press move

March 25 - International machinery installations and removals specialist JH Kemp has used an Enerpac SL400 telescopic hydraulic gantry to relocate a 70-ton (63.5-tonne) press in a single weekend.
Views: 1495
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Platforms in place at Johan Sverdrup

March 25 - Allseas’ installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has lifted the two final topsides at Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup project, offshore Norway.
Views: 1450
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Hegmann invests with Nooteboom

March 25 - Germany’s Hegmann Transit, member of the BigMove group, has added Nooteboom EURO-PX low-loaders and Manoovr semi low-loaders to its fleet.
Views: 1452
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B&H opens in Prague

March 25 - Aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide has opened a branch in Prague, Czech Republic. It has appointed Jakub Ptacnik as business development manager to head up the office.
Views: 1435
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Kässbohrer on display at bauma

March 22 - Kässbohrer is showcasing its range of lowbed trailers at the bauma 2019 exhibition, which takes place between April 8-14 in Munich.
Views: 1529
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Elbe Project Cargo Line launched

March 22 - Sächsische Binnenhäfen Oberelbe, in cooperation with Deutsche Binnenreederei, launched the Elbe Project Cargo Line (EPCL) – a liner service for oversize and heavy project cargoes.
Views: 1841
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Dan-Czech moves passenger bridges

March 22 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has moved two passenger boarding bridges, measuring 21.5 m in length, from the port of Hamburg in Germany to Prague Airport.
Views: 1514
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Two giant moves for Jumbo

March 22 - The Netherlands-headquartered Jumbo has moved two ship unloaders from Gdynia port in Poland to Djen Djen, Algeria, on behalf of Fagioli.
Views: 1611
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DAKO delivers North Stream boilers

March 21 - DAKO Worldwide Transport coordinated the delivery of four boilers destined for the North Stream pipeline project.
Views: 1641
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Interkran adds another Demag

March 20 - Swiss crane service provider Interkran has taken delivery of a Demag AC 300-6 – the second all-terrain crane from Demag in its fleet.
Views: 1573
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Prosetti joins TGP

March 20 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has appointed Walter Prosetti as global chartering director with immediate effect.
Views: 1754
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Entwistle steps down

March 20 - Janet Entwistle has stepped down as ceo of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire.
Views: 1812
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CMA nears 90 percent stake in Ceva

March 19 - France-headquartered container shipping line CMA CGM is on course to control 89.47 percent of the shares in Swiss freight forwarder Ceva Logistics following a public tender.
Views: 1763
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Cometto makes trailer deliveries

March 19 - Cometto has delivered a 216-tonne payload capacity SYT 4/2 shipyard transporter to Italy’s Fincantieri.
Views: 1842
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BigLift teams up with CY

March 18 - The Netherlands-based BigLift Shipping has agreed to cooperate with South Korea’s Chung Yang Shipping (CY) in the heavy transport sector.
Views: 2322
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Taqa picks Jumbo

March 18 - Taqa Energy has selected Jumbo to perform an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea.
Views: 1834
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BIMCO hosts Law Academy

March 18 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has introduced a week-long training course covering international maritime law and its relationship with international trade, shipping and marine insurance.
Views: 1623
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ESTA and SC&RA find common ground in Texas

March 15 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes - ESTA - is looking across the Atlantic to learn from the experiences of abnormal load and heavy transport organisations in the USA.
Views: 1821
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Jumbo hops to Kwinana

March 14 - In late 2018, Jumbo’s heavy lift vessel Fairpartner lifted and shipped two eco hoppers, each weighing 270 tonnes each, from Vlissingen in the Netherlands on behalf of machinery manufacturer Breston.
Views: 2232
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ABC in motor move

March 13 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered an ABB motor from Västerås in Sweden to Shanghai, China, on behalf of Greencarrier Freight Services.
Views: 2215
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ALE's historic delivery

March 12 - ALE has handled the jacking and road transport of a Coastal Forces vessel in Hartlepool, UK, which was used during the Second World War.
Views: 2078
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Blue Water on the double

March 12 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of subsea equipment from Jubail, Saudi Arabia on behalf of offshore equipment supplier Menck.
Views: 2138
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Bauckham returns to ACS

March 12 - Tony Bauckham, former ceo of Air Charter Service (ACS), has returned the charter broker as a Brexit consultant.
Views: 2153
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High five for Kalmar and SLP

March 12 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement to supply Bilbao-based port operator Servicios Logisticos Portuarios (SLP) with five heavy-duty forklift trucks. 
Views: 1940
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ALE skids in Italy 

March 11 - ALE has utilised its fleet of skid shoes and SPMTs to assist with a ship lengthening operation in Palermo, Italy. 
Views: 2012
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Helge Ingstad recovered

March 11 - Scaldis, in cooperation with BOA Offshore, has salvaged the Norwegian warship Helge Ingstad.
Views: 1886
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ITI establishes UK subsidiary

March 8 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has established a Birmingham-headquartered subsidiary in the UK.
Views: 1976
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Hye weighs in with Straightpoint

March 8 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has supplied four Straightpoint compression load cells to weigh a bridge structure during a repair operation in Belgium. 
Views: 1957
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Liebherr delivers Stage V-compliant LHM crane

March 7 - Liebherr has delivered its first LHM 420 mobile harbour crane fitted with the new exhaust gas cleaning system to comply with the EU Stage V emissions standard at the port of Passau, Germany.
Views: 2280
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Conceptum names Kellet

March 6 - Conceptum Logistics has appointed Rachel Kellet as route development director - China and India. 
Views: 2511
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New sales manager at Hovago

March 6 - Hovago Cranes has appointed Tiemen Reitsma as the company’s international sales manager.
Views: 2181
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Port of Tyne refinances

March 5 - The UK’s port of Tyne has secured a GBP60 million (USD79.1 million) refinancing package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to support its investment programmes.
Views: 1946
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Orders roll in for Demag

March 5 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has expanded its fleet with a Demag AC 300-6 and an AC 700-9 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2068
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Smedegaard to step down from DFDS

March 4 - Niels Smedegaard will step down as ceo of DFDS at the end of April, after leading the company for more than 12 years.
Views: 2086
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Boskalis to sell Kotug Smit

March 4 - Royal Boskalis Westminster and Kotug International have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to sell its joint venture Kotug Smit Towage to the Boluda Group.
Views: 2172
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C.H. Robinson acquires Space Cargo

March 1 - C.H. Robinson has acquired the Space Cargo Group, which provides freight forwarding, Customs brokerage and logistics services in Spain and Colombia, for approximately USD48 million. 
Views: 2362
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Laso opens in Germany

March 1 - Portugal’s Laso Transportes has established a German subsidiary, Laso Deutschland.
Views: 2088
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Mammoet Germany expands

March 1 - Mammoet Germany has opened a new crane site at Industriepark Mitte in the north of Leipzig.
Views: 2021
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Ulstein unveils offshore heavy lifter

February 27 - Norway-headquartered shipbuilder Ulstein has unveiled a jack-up vessel design that is capable of handling and installing the next generation of offshore wind turbines.
Views: 1956
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ALE completes Hornsea work

February 27 - ALE has completed its full scope of work for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, located in the North Sea.
Views: 1900
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Collett opens gates

February 27 - Collett & Sons has delivered eight lock gates destined for the Caledonian Canal in the Scottish highlands.
Views: 2133
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Straightpoint weighs up in the Netherlands

February 26 - The Netherlands-based lifting and rigging equipment rental company LGH Hijsmaterieel has utilised four Straightpoint compression load cells to confirm the weight and centre of gravity of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine.
Views: 2087
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Record unit at Bilbao

February 26 - The port of Bilbao, Spain, has loaded its heaviest-ever cargo: a 2,450-ton (2,223-tonne) ship-to-shore (STS) crane.
Views: 3562
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Kerry Logistics appoints Porta

February 26 - Kerry Logistics has appointed Marc Porta as managing director for its branches in Spain and Portugal.
Views: 2009
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DP World re-acquires P&O Ferries

February 25 - DP World has purchased P&O Ferries, the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters, in a deal valued at approximately USD421 million.
Views: 2605
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DEME integrates offshore activities

February 25 - Belgium-headquartered marine contractor DEME has integrated its various offshore subsidiaries, including GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea and EverSea, into one unit – DEME Offshore.
Views: 2029
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Terex waves goodbye to Demag

February 25 - Terex has agreed to sell its Demag mobile cranes business unit to Tadano for approximately USD215 million.
Views: 2643
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GEFCO Group appoints five 

February 22 - GEFCO Group has made five senior appointments as it continues to expand its global freight forwarding business division. 
Views: 2641
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Universal Transport delivers turbine

February 21 - In November 2018, Universal Transport Czech Republic handled the transport of a turbine from Pilsen to the port of Lovosice.
Views: 2718
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Forth Ports granted Tilbury expansion

February 21 - Forth Ports Group has received development consent from the UK’s secretary of state for transport to build Tilbury2 - a port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre (376.4 ha) site in Thurrock.
Views: 2521
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ESTA decides on ECOL management

February 20 - The final structure of ESTA’s planned European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme is taking shape, as the organisation readies for its launch later this year.
Views: 2708
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RSS names Maslen

February 19 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Sean Maslen as regional sales manager for southwest UK.
Views: 8477
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Peel Ports invests in Great Yarmouth

February 19 - The UK’s port of Great Yarmouth, part of the Peel Ports group, has taken delivery of an LHM280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2715
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Weiland lifts with Liebherr

February 18 - German crane contractor Weiland has used its Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 to lift and remove a smaller five-axle mobile crane from the Heidingsfeld viaduct in Würzburg.
Views: 2209
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Goldhofer to launch new product at bauma

February 18 - Goldhofer is preparing to launch a new product for the construction and heavy haulage industries at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2294
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DSV ups Panalpina bid as Agility enters the fray

February 15 - Panalpina’s board of directors confirmed that it has received a revised, non-binding proposal from DSV to acquire the company at a price of CHF180 (USD178.9) per share, all in cash.
Views: 3065
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Höegh’s ro-ro solution to Dammam

February 14 - Höegh Autoliners has delivered a 112-tonne transformer, manufactured by CG, from Antwerp to Dammam in Saudi Arabia, on behalf of Kintetsu World Express (KWE).
Views: 2346
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TT Club appoints Peers

February 14 - TT Club has appointed Andrew Peers as the senior underwriter of its UK, Nordic and Benelux underwriting team.
Views: 1983
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Cuxport ideal for airframe delivery

February 13 - Bohnet has coordinated the delivery of a 95-tonne aircraft frame from Ravensburg to the Cuxport terminal in Germany.
Views: 2192
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Sarens works on TCO project

February 13 - Sarens is currently involved in the largest project it has ever undertaken: the load-in and load-out of pre-assembled units (PAUs) at the Tengizchevroil (TCO) Southern Trans-Shipment Base (STSB) in Bulgaria.
Views: 2507
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Expect delays at port of Antwerp

February 12 - Three Belgian trade unions have called for a 24-hour general strike to take place on Wednesday February 13, 2019, effective 06:00.
Views: 2401
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OHT appoints Thornton

February 12 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has appointed Stuart Thornton as business development and tendering manager as it continues to expand.
Views: 2238
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Mammoet lands B747 at Corendon hotel

February 12 - Mammoet transported a Boeing 747 from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport to the Corendon Village hotel, the Netherlands, over the course of five days.
Views: 2366
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Coordinadora lands Windfloat project

February 12 - Spain-headquartered Coordinadora has been selected to complete logistics works for Navantia’s Windfloat Atlantic project.
Views: 2288
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WW Ocean rolls transformers to the States

February 12 - Royal Smit Transformers has used Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) ro-ro vessels to ship five transformers from Zeebrugge, Belgium to the ports of Savannah and Hueneme in the USA.
Views: 2584
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UHL in huge Vestas shipment

February 12 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) is delivering a huge 142,000 cu m shipment of wind turbine blades from China to Spain aboard the deck carrier Zhi Xian Zhi Xing.
Views: 2799
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Blue Water appointed at Anaklia

February 12 - Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) is investing USD2.5 billion to develop a deepsea port at Anaklia, Georgia.
Views: 2169
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Mainstay Marine acquires hoist

February 11 - UK-headquartered Mainstay Marine has acquired a 160-tonne lifting capacity amphibious boat hoist.
Views: 2384
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Kaleido in Kuwait bridge delivery

February 11 - Spain-headquartered Kaleido Logistics has coordinated the delivery of several passenger boarding bridges destined for Kuwait International Airport.
Views: 2410
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ALS delivers Tideway TBM

February 11 - UK-headquartered Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has completed the transportation of a tunnel boring machine (TBM).
Views: 2230
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ECL adds Hull to service

February 11 - Europe Caribbean Line (ECL) made its first call at the port of Hull this month, handling more than 300 tonnes of heavy vehicles and industrial components destined for Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad.
Views: 2306
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dship partners with ISLA

February 8 - dship Carriers has appointed Italian Shipping & Logistics Agency (ISLA) as its exclusive commercial agent in Italy. 
Views: 2934
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Chipolbrok Moon loads multiple cargoes

February 8 - Four carousels used in the trans-spooling of product cables, each weighing 110 tonnes, have been loaded on board the Chipolbrok Moon in Hamburg.
Views: 2343
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Woehrel to step down from Marseille Fos

February 8 - Christine Cabau Woehrel will step down from her position as ceo at Marseille Fos port authority upon completion of her five-year term in March.
Views: 2508
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Terex Cranes welcomes Strieder

February 7 - Ulrich Strieder has assumed the role of operations director for the two Terex Cranes plants in Zweibrücken – Dinglerstraße and Wallerscheid.
Views: 3756
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Enerpac to showcase innovations at bauma

February 6 - Enerpac will showcase its expanded range of lifting systems for industrial movers and heavy lift contractors at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2876
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Year three for Etihad

February 6 - EEM World, a leading organiser of equestrian events, has contracted Etihad Cargo to transport 68 horses from Belgium to Hong Kong ahead of the annual Longines Masters of Hong Kong. 
Views: 2342
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Leggat expands with Demag

February 6 - Leggat Plant has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 2162
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Robert Wynn and Sons transports history 

February 6 - UK-based specialist shipping company Robert Wynn and Sons has delivered a historic vessel from Southampton to the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Hartlepool.
Views: 2391
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Cats fly with Osprey - Updated

February 5 - UK-based Osprey Heavy Lift has made a second visit to the Isle of Wight to assist Wight Shipyard Company relocate a catamaran, weighing 72 tonnes, from its fabrication shed to the River Medina.
Views: 4762
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Nord/LB ties up with DSGV

February 5 - Nord/LB has rejected a joint offer from two financial investors for a minority stake in the bank, as it focuses on a joint solution with the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV). 
Views: 2919
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New Swiss head for M+R Spedag

February 5 - M+R Spedag Group has appointed Boris Lukic as ceo in Switzerland, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 2304
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Chipolbrok loads in Hamburg

February 5 - Several oversized cargoes, including generator shafts and a used diesel locomotive, were recently loaded on board Chipolbrok’s heavy lift vessel Pacific in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 2452
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BigMove establishes forwarding arm

February 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has established a project forwarding arm, BigMove Projekt.
Views: 2616
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Panalpina shareholder rejects DSV's bid

February 4 - Panalpina’s largest shareholder, the Ernst Göhner Foundation, has rejected DSV’s USD4.1 billion offer to acquire the Swiss freight forwarder.
Views: 2816
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TII Group readies for bauma

February 4 - The TII Group is set to showcase its range of heavy-duty vehicles at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2598
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Ainscough builds upon safety culture

February 4 - In 2018, Ainscough Group launched an employee engagement application designed to improve communications between its workforce and build upon the company’s safety culture.
Views: 2537
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Van Weezel in at ABP

February 4 - UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Harm van Weezel as the group’s chief information officer.
Views: 2152
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Entries open for the Heavy Lift Awards

February 1 - Entries for the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards are open. Now is the time to submit your entries for a chance to gain recognition for your complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 3045
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BKL acquires Bruns Spezial Logistik

February 1 - BKL Baukran Logistik has acquired mobile crane and heavy haulage provider Bruns Spezial Logistik, expanding the Munich-based crane specialist’s presence in north Germany.
Views: 3198
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Arndt joins deugro

February 1 - deugro has appointed Christian Arndt as senior vice president – oil and gas logistics. 
Views: 3078
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CargoLogicAir celebrates growth

January 31 - UK-based freighter airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) said that the amount of cargo it handled during 2018 increased by 36 percent year-on-year over 2017, and revenues reached USD200 million.
Views: 2180
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Natco appoints Kopp

January 31 - Lukas Kopp has been appointed as projects director at Natco AG and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Ruemlang, Switzerland.
Views: 2925
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Volga-Dnepr supports OneWeb satellite project

January 31 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported six satellites, weighing 30 tonnes in total, from Toulouse, France to Cayenne in French Guiana for the OneWeb constellation project.
Views: 2906
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Antonov Airlines delivers for Bolloré

January 30 - Antonov Airlines has transported mining equipment from East Midlands Airport, UK to Franceville in Gabon on behalf of Bolloré Logistics.
Views: 2521
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Horses fly with Turkish Cargo

January 30 - Earlier this month, Turkish Cargo transported 17 horses to Istanbul and Dubai, respectively, on two separate freighter flights.
Views: 2339
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Coordinadora delivers in Cádiz 

January 29 - Coordinadora has coordinated the delivery of oversized cargoes from the port of Avilés to the San Roque refinery in Spain.
Views: 2068
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Brack joins Columbia Shipmanagement

January 29 - Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) has appointed Joachim Brack as finance and commercial managing director, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 2333
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Meriaura boosts project cargo capacity

January 28 - Meriaura has signed five time charter agreements that will see a deck cargo carrier, two multipurpose vessels and two dry bulk ships join its fleet.
Views: 2335
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SAL bridges the gap

January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported 12 bridge sections from China to Norway in support Beitstadsundbrua bridge construction project in northern Trøndelag.
Views: 2038
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Höegh adds Asian port calls

January 28 - Höegh Autoliners has extended its Europe to the Middle East service to include port calls in Asia.
Views: 2295
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Registration opens for AntwerpXL

January 25 - Registration for the AntwerpXL exhibition, which takes place between May 7-9, 2019, has officially opened. 
Views: 2261
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GAC expands in Norway

January 25 - GAC Norway has opened a branch in Tromsø, which is located 300 km north of the Arctic Circle.
Views: 2279
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Röhlig expands advisory board

January 25 - Germany’s Röhlig Logistics has appointed Verena Pausder and Jan Brorhilker to its advisory board.
Views: 2512
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First aircraft arrives for CLG

January 24 - CargoLogic Germany (CLG) has taken delivery of its first operated aircraft - a Boeing 737 freighter - at Leipzig/Halle airport.
Views: 2299
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Liebherr delivers for Mediaco

January 24 - French crane rental company, Mediaco, has purchased two used lattice boom cranes from Liebherr – an LG 1750 and an LR 1600/2 crawler crane.
Views: 2573
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MSG expands fleet with Liebherr

January 21 - MSG Krandienst has taken delivery of a 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2229
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PP Engineering adds AC 100-4L

January 21 - UK-based PP Engineering Crane Hire has acquired a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane to replace an older unit in the UK-based company’s in its fleet.
Views: 2201
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Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide  

January 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics, has appointed Ivan Liso as director of projects, EPC and Marine, for the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) regions. 
Views: 3048
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Neeb builds bridges with Terex

January 17 - Neeb Crane has used a 500-tonne capacity Demag AC 500-8 all-terrain cranefor a bridge expansion project over the A1 freeway near Cologne, Germany.
Views: 3687
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SAL delivers multi-load

January 17 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported multiple vessels from the port of Genoa Italy to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 2405
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STS crane loaded at Bilbao

January 16 - Grupo Altius has coordinated the loading of a fully erected ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of Bilbao, Spain in cooperation with Marítima Davila and Toro y Betolaza.
Views: 2524
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Meriaura appoints two

January 16 - Meriaura Group has appointed Bengt-Erik Rosin as managing director and Ville Koskinen as managing director of VG-Shipping, its ship management subsidiary.
Views: 3098
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Weldex expands fleet with Liebherr

January 16 - UK-based crane contractor Weldex has taken delivery of a 1,000-tonne lifting capacity LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2695
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DSV makes move on Panalpina

January 16 - Denmark’s DSV has made an offer to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina for approximately CHF170 (USD172) per share.
Views: 3416
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ABP steels itself with new contract

January 15 - UK freight forwarding company R.M. Maritime has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to handle steel at the port of Immingham.
Views: 2395
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Stingl steps up at Panalpina

January 15 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Stingl as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe.
Views: 2963
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Rosyth welcomes MHC

January 15 - The port of Rosyth, which is owned by Forth Ports, has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 3211
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Final Deutsche Bucht foundations depart Cuxport

January 15 - Cuxport Terminal in Germany welcomed Seajacks’ installation vessel Scylla on December 30 to load the final foundation structures for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
Views: 2331
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Magdalena moves to Noatum Castellón

January 15 - Óscar Magdalena has been appointed director of Noatum Terminal Castellón in Spain, after spending three years at the helm of Noatum Terminal Málaga.
Views: 2287
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Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 2822
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Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery

January 14 - Danish heavy-duty equipment manufacturer N.C. Nielsen has delivered a reachstacker capable of lifting 152 tons (137.9 tonnes) to Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 2704
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Puig steps up at Noatum

January 14 - Noatum Logistics, a division of Noatum Maritime, has appointed Sergi Puig as director of its Barcelona office.
Views: 2352
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AntwerpXL plans conference agenda

January 11 - The organiser behind the AntwerpXL exhibition, Easyfairs, has teamed up with Meantime Communications to finalise the seminar and content programme for the three-day event.
Views: 2621
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Senior appointment at Hapag-Lloyd

January 11 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Maximilian Rothkopf as the group’s chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 2450
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Atakaş adds Konecranes unit

January 11 - Turkey’s Atakaş Port Business has acquired a rail-mounted mobile harbour crane from Konecranes.
Views: 3294
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Jan De Rijk renews haulage fleet

January 10 - The Netherlands-based, Jan De Rijk Logistics has acquired 80 DAF trucks as part of its fleet expansion and renewal programme.
Views: 2362
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Terex makes Swiss sale

January 10 - Interkran has added a Demag AC 100-4L crane from Terex to its fleet.
Views: 3731
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Airbus moves with Faymonville  

January 9 - Czech Republic-based Pavel Švestka has transported a dismantled Airbus A320 from Ostrava to Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia using a Faymonville CombiMAX trailer. 
Views: 2863
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Dan-Czech delivers overnight 

January 8 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered a machinery part, weighing 34 tonnes, from Prague to the river port of Melnik, Czech Republic. 
Views: 2373
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Equipment fit for a Viking

January 8 - Irlequip has supplied a 50-tonne capacity Grove GMK3050 mobile crane and equipment from Modulift to lift handcrafted boats in Wicklow, Ireland.
Views: 2990
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Boskalis dons Cape 

January 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a pre-construction agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.
Views: 2852
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Faymonville acquires Stürzer

January 7 - Faymonville has purchased commercial vehicle dealer Stürzer Heavy Trucks, effective January 2, 2019.
Views: 2484
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Samskip takes lead in Seashuttle project

January 4 - Multimodal logistics provider Samskip has been named lead partner in Seashuttle – a project that aims to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to market.
Views: 3248
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Titzrath to stay at HHLA

January 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has extended Angela Titzrath’s contract as chairwoman of the executive board from September 2019 to October 2024.
Views: 2627
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Rosatom to manage NSR

January 3 - Rosatom has been appointed as Russia’s management authority for the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 2843
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DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 2939
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BigLift handles jack-up move

January 2 - The Netherlands-headquartered BigLift Shipping has transported a 11,700-tonne jack-up platform from Flushing to West Africa using its heavy transport vessel BigLift Barentsz.
Views: 2514

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