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Europe News from March 2019

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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: 1611
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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: 1620
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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: 1612
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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: 2104
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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: 1728
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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: 1557
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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: 1633
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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: 1667
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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: 1560
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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: 1634
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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: 1533
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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: 1628
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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: 1928
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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: 1579
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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: 1704
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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: 1717
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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: 1662
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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: 1831
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Entwistle steps down

March 20 - Janet Entwistle has stepped down as ceo of UK-based Ainscough Crane Hire.
Views: 1940
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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: 1855
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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: 1979
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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: 2455
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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: 1965
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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: 1714
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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: 1908
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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: 2341
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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: 2325
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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: 2180
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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: 2229
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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: 2245
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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: 2034
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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: 2085
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Helge Ingstad recovered

March 11 - Scaldis, in cooperation with BOA Offshore, has salvaged the Norwegian warship Helge Ingstad.
Views: 1944
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ITI establishes UK subsidiary

March 8 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has established a Birmingham-headquartered subsidiary in the UK.
Views: 2033
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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: 2016
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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: 2376
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Conceptum names Kellet

March 6 - Conceptum Logistics has appointed Rachel Kellet as route development director - China and India. 
Views: 2630
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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: 2274
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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: 2016
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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: 2150
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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: 2164
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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: 2275
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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: 2462
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Laso opens in Germany

March 1 - Portugal’s Laso Transportes has established a German subsidiary, Laso Deutschland.
Views: 2158
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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: 2076

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