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MacGregor has new finance chief thumbnail image

MacGregor has new finance chief

August 30 - August 30 - Effective Spetember 1, 2013, Declan Guerin will become MacGregor's chief financial officer (CFO).
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Euroports names Noort

August 30 - August 30 - Euroports Group has named Olivier van Noort as group operations support director, effective September 1, 2013.
Views: 466
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August 30 - August 30 - Three modular tanks, each with a height of 7.30 m, have been moved through the German city of Saarbr
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Graf named Gebr

August 30 - August 30 - Wolfgang Graf is taking over the management of Gebr
Views: 469
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RCCLI moves Philippine pontoons

August 30 - August 30 - Earlier this summer, Royal Cargo Combined Logistics, Inc. (RCCLI) - a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network representing the Philippines - moved 16 modular pontoons weighing between 260 and 337 tonnes to Keppel Port, Batang
Views: 434
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Bechtel demos offshore vessel hub

August 29 - August 29 - Global engineering, procurement and construction firm Bechtel has created what it describes as a "revolutionary design for ports that could transform shipping in Africa", the Multi-User Offshore Hub.
Views: 377
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Van der Vlist moves trams across Belgium

August 29 - August 29 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist was contracted to transport new Bombardier trams across Belgium, from Brugge to Brussels.
Views: 310
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Fairmount Marine doubles up

August 29 - August 29 - Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine has towed the accommodation barge Ayang 2 from Romania to offshore Porto Amboim in Angola, using its tug Fairmount Sherpa.
Views: 498
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CEA Projects makes history in Myanmar

August 29 - August 29 - XL Projects - the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers - has seen its Thailand representative CEA Projects make history in Myanmar.
Views: 370
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Macalloy Terminal seeks private investors

August 29 - August 29 - Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is marketing the Macalloy Intermodal Terminal and Break-bulk Park for private infrastructure investment and terminal operating interests.
Views: 537
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Project Partners adds Turkish member

August 29 - August 29 - Istanbul, Turkey based Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has become the newest member of the Project Partners network.
Views: 419
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Hot and cold shipments for GPLN members

August 28 - August 28 - GPLN member from Israel, Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) Ltd, last week handled the discharge of two heavy power plant units at Ashdod port using two heavy duty mobile cranes.
Views: 717
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BLG completes wind farm projects

August 28 - August 28 - Construction work on the Global Tech 1 wind farm, located in the North Sea, got underway in September 2012. Its foundation structures are currently being transported to the construction site from BLG Logistics Group's (BLG) offshore terminal i
Views: 392
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Imperial on the up in 2013

August 28 - August 28 - Johannesburg, South Africa headquartered freight forwarder Imperial Logistics has issued its financial results year ending June 30, 2013 (FY2013), showing revenues of RND34 billion (USD3.26 billion), up 21 percent year-on-year over FY2012.
Views: 516
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Heavy gear transhipped at Le Havre

August 28 - August 28 - Earlier in August a shipment of 14 heavy and over-dimensional cargoes from Sens, Burgundy was transhipped in Le Havre, France destined for Mumbai in India.
Views: 447
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Volga-Dnepr demos AN-124 at DynCorp

August 28 - August 28 - US government state and congressional leaders toured a Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter aircraft on a visit to DynCorp International's new hangar facility at Huntsville International airport, USA.
Views: 498
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Chapman Freeborn positions Libyan AN-26

August 28 - August 28 - Global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has formed an exclusive partnership with Air Libya to place and manage an Antonov AN-26 freighter aircraft in the country.
Views: 548
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SeaRenergy installs HelWin1

August 28 - August 28 - Germany's SeaRenergy Offshore has successfully installed the first DC converter platform HelWin1 in the North Sea, on behalf of Siemens.
Views: 408
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DFDS christens ro-ro newbuild

August 27 - August 27 - Danish shipping line DFDS has named the first of two newbuild ro-ro vessels at the Volkswerft Straisund shipyard in Germany.
Views: 597
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Nooteboom to launch new semi low-loader

August 27 - August 27 - Netherlands headquartered Nooteboom Trailers will introduce its latest access platform semi low-loader at Matexpo 2013 conference and exhibition, September 4-8, 2013 in Kortrijk, Belgium.
Views: 324
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Damco names new American chief

August 27 - August 27 - Third party logistics services provider Damco has named Samuel Israel its new regional ceo for Latin America.
Views: 459
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GPLN duo delivers CNC gear to China

August 27 - August 27 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) members Heavy Logistics (Belgium) and Intermax Logistics (China) have doubled up to complete a sensitive project shipment - the delivery of CNC machinery from Antwerp to Shanghai and its installation at
Views: 460
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Tiong Woon performs strongly in 2013

August 27 - August 27 - In its financial year 2013 (FY2013) results, Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation saw revenue rise 36 percent year-on-year over FY2012 to SGD200.5 million (USD156.2 million). Net profit during FY2013 equated to SGD17.6 million (USD13
Views: 805
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MMA secures tug and barge contract

August 27 - August 27 - Fremantle headquartered Mermaid Marine Australia (MMA) Limited has been awarded a vessel contract by Subsea 7 to provide tug and barge support services on the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project.
Views: 332
JSC Transafe and Volga-Dnepr move oil gear thumbnail image

JSC Transafe and Volga-Dnepr move oil gear

August 27 - August 27 - Russian logistics provider JSC Transafe chartered a Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter to deliver a 95-tonne oil refinery compressor from Vladivostok to Krasnoyarsk.
Views: 508
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GPLN welcomes new members

August 26 - August 26 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has welcomed a number of new members and offices to its ranks.
Views: 831
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Ro-ro refurb at Kiel

August 26 - August 26 - The Port of Kiel, Germany, has completely refurbished its ro-ro facility at Berth No.1.
Views: 572
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WWL ALS opens South Africa office

August 26 - August 26 - WWL ALS - a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics - has opened its first representative office in South Africa.
Views: 402
The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013 thumbnail image

The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
Views: 1164
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HANSA HEAVY LIFT names interim boss

August 23 - August 23 - Just one year after he was appointed ceo, HANSA HEAVY LIFT has announced that Tomas Dyrbye has left the company and will be replaced by Roger Iliffe its interim ceo.
Views: 586
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Huge gates arrive at Panama Canal

August 23 - August 23 - Four new lock gates have arrived at the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal, a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion programme.
Views: 396
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Westlink completes railcar project

August 23 - August 23 - Project Cargo Network member representing Australia, Westlink Logistics, has completed a huge project shipment between China and Australia.
Views: 482
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Intermax delivers hoppers

August 23 - August 23 - Intermax Logistics Solutions Ltd, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in China, was contracted to deliver 200 hopper railcars to Venezuela by CSR Meishan Co Ltd.
Views: 459
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Dragon Dream passes government tests

August 23 - August 23 - California, USA headquartered Aeros - developer of Aeroscraft, an innovate rigid air vehicle capable of transporting heavy cargoes - has seen its prototype aircraft Dragon Dream pass all Pentagon and NASA tests, set out under the Project Pelic
Views: 525
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Jumbo Fairlift completes Pasajes project

August 23 - August 23 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift maritime company Jumbo has successfully completed a complicated project at the port of Pasajes, northern Spain, using its vessel Fairlift.
Views: 575
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Unlimited represents PCN in Myanmar

August 22 - August 22 - Yangon, Myanmar based Unlimited Express Co Ltd has become the newest member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN).
Views: 322
Kuehne + Nagel names new boss thumbnail image

Kuehne + Nagel names new boss

August 22 - August 22 - Kuehne + Nagel International AG has appointed Dr Detlef Trefzger as its new ceo, with immediate effect.
Views: 616
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Damco sees red in H1 2013

August 22 - August 22 - Freight forwarder and logistics services provider Damco has posted revenues of USD1.53 billion for the first half of 2013, up 0.6 percent year-on-year.
Views: 520
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Suez Canal Authority issues assurance

August 22 - August 22 - The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has denied reports that maritime traffic would be suspended and ensured full security to ships transiting the canal, according to a news item on the Japan Intermational Freight Forwarders Association (JIFFA) webs
Views: 490
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ILO 2006 Convention ratified

August 22 - August 22 - The International Labour Organization's (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 came into effect on August 21, 2013 across 30 states, with other ILO member states scheduled to bring it into force over the next 12 months.
Views: 435
A.R.T. joins XLP in Lithuania and Kazakhstan thumbnail image

A.R.T. joins XLP in Lithuania and Kazakhstan

August 22 - August 22 - XLProjects (XLP) - the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers - has welcomed A.R.T. Logistics to its network, representing Lithuania and Kazakhstan.
Views: 430
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Masstrans joins PCN

August 22 - August 22 - Masstrans Freight LLC has been approved as a new member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Dubai.
Views: 310
Entec acquires Terex lift thumbnail image

Entec acquires Terex lift

August 22 - August 22 - Manaus, Brazil based crane and heavy machinery rental firm Entec Longhi & Cia has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 500-2 all-terrain crane (ATC).
Views: 547
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Xcell joins PPL

August 21 - August 21 - Xcell Logistics has become the newest member of the Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network representing Mexico.
Views: 425
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Logwin obtains packaging certification

August 21 - August 21 - Luxembourg headquartered logistics services provider Logwin has obtained certification for seaworthy packaging for its Traiskirchen location in Austria.
Views: 335
Africa's largest crane built in Angola thumbnail image

Africa's largest crane built in Angola

August 21 - August 21 - According to reports in the international media, Africa's largest crane has been commissioned in the Angolan province of Kwanza Sul at Porto Amboim.
Views: 523
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Liebherr sees Oceania success

August 21 - August 21 - 2013 has been a strong year so far for Liebherr Maritime Cranes in Oceania, with the delivery of mobile harbour cranes, ship-to-shore container cranes and straddle carriers to the region.
Views: 457
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Nepa joins Project Partners

August 21 - August 21 - Nepa Forwarding based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has become the newest member of the Project Partners network.
Views: 328
YCF Group makes senior changes thumbnail image

YCF Group makes senior changes

August 21 - August 21 - The YCF Group has named Carsten Gierga its managing director responsible for the company's activities in Germany.
Views: 694
UK logistics firms miss tax breaks thumbnail image

UK logistics firms miss tax breaks

August 21 - August 21 - UK headquartered business advisory Baker Tilly says that smaller transport and logistics firms operating in the UK may be missing out on tax breaks resulting from research and development (R&D).
Views: 386
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Sarr completes deaerator project

August 20 - August 20 - India headquartered Sarr Freights recently transported two over-dimensional deaerators from Visakhapatnam to the BARA super thermal power project jobsite in Allahabad, Pradesh, India.
Views: 287
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Aaras handles trio of vessels

August 20 - August 20 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, handled three vessels simultaneously during July 2013.
Views: 489
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Ground broken on Turkmenistan seaport

August 20 - August 20 - The government of Turkmenistan has launched a USD2 billion project to build a new port on the Caspian Sea - the International Seaport City of Turkmenbashi.
Views: 652
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Feldmann uses Goldhofer in TBM project

August 20 - August 20 - Bilten, Switzerland based Feldmann Pneukran und Transporte AG has transported a 160-tonne hydraulic gearbox for a tunnel boring machine (TBM) using 20-axle lines of Goldhofer THP/ET heavy-duty modular trailers.
Views: 493
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Erickson wins maintenance contract

August 20 - August 20 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has received a contract from Helicopter Transport Services to perform modifications and upgrades on seven CH54B tail boom and pylon assemblies.
Views: 438
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Tandem lift for cylinder in Brake

August 20 - August 20 - In the port of Brake, Germany, two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes - a LHM 550 and a LHM 500 - were used to offload a 150-tonne cylinder destined for a new paper production line at Alfeld in Lower Saxony.
Views: 526
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Tianjie completes mega bridge project

August 19 - August 19 - Tianjie Heavy Industries, parent company of Shanghai based Fulangjie Import and Export Co Ltd, saw 60-axle lines of its TJ-S2.43 SPMTs deployed on 1,750 tonne roll-on project as part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) development.
Views: 317
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Hamburg sees H1 growth

August 19 - August 19 - The Port of Hamburg, Germany has achieved above average growth and strengthened its market position during the first half of 2013.
Views: 508
Beyel completes Disney project thumbnail image

Beyel completes Disney project

August 19 - August 19 - Florida, USA headquartered crane and rigging company Beyel Brothers has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 250-1 all terrain crane.
Views: 477
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SCS joins XLP in Vietnam

August 19 - August 19 - XLProjects, the a non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has added a new representative office in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City based Super Cargo Service (SCS).
Views: 400
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 1083
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DB Schenker opens new Belgian facility

August 16 - August 16 - DB Schenker Logistics has opened its brand new EUR13 million (USD17.35 million) logistics centre in Zwevegem, Belgium.
Views: 468
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Boskalis on the up in 2013

August 16 - August 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands headquartered marine contractor - has issued its H1 2013 performance figures reporting a net profit of EUR123 million (USD164 million), up from EUR102 million (USD136.11 million) in H1 2012.
Views: 865
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New Europe boss at C.H. Robinson

August 16 - August 16 - International logistics services provider C.H. Robinson has appointed Ivo Aris as director of European global forwarding.
Views: 485
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Imperial JV with Beijing Axis

August 16 - August 16 - Johannesburg, South Africa headquartered forwarder Imperial Logistics has entered into a joint venture with international advisory and procurement firm, The Beijing Axis.
Views: 472
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New additions at XLP

August 16 - August 16 - XLProjects (XLP), the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has added Columbia Pro-rail Transport Services Limited (CPTS) as a representative n China.
Views: 570
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FMT and Port of Milwaukee extend partnership

August 16 - August 16 - Montreal, Canada headquartered Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) has agreed a new lease that will see it continue to provide terminal and stevedore services at the Port of Milwaukee.
Views: 302
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Fracht develops new heavy-duty railcar

August 15 - August 15 - Houston headquartered rail logistics specialist Fracht USA has designed and build a new railcar for use in the North American market.
Views: 685
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All aboard with Van der Vlist

August 15 - August 15 - Netherlands headquartered Van der Vlist is regularly contracted to transport tram carriages across Europe and around the world. Recently, it was charged with the transportation of two Budapest trams, which were last used in 1981.
Views: 380
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Magdenli wins heavy Turkish jobs

August 15 - August 15 - Turkish project forwarder Magdenli Transport recently transported Siemens wind turbines and related equipment for the Dinar Wind Power Project.
Views: 217
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Lindvig resigns at A2SEA

August 15 - August 15 - Kaj Lindvig, senior advisor at Denmark headquartered offshore installation specialist A2SEA, has resigned. He will leave the company at the end of August.
Views: 298
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WWL extends services to Mexico

August 15 - August 15 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is set to expand its ocean transportation services from Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 414
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Mammoet mobilised for Maas job

August 15 - August 15 - According to reports in the international press, four tanks measuring 24 m in diameter and 26 m tall have been transported over the river Maas in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 522
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STX Pan Ocean posts Q2 loss

August 14 - August 14 - STX Pan Ocean Co, South Korea's largest commodities-shipping company, has posted a Q2 2013 net loss of USD24.7 million - down from USD84.3 million 12 months ago.
Views: 392
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PCN trio ship equipment to Belgium

August 14 - August 14 - Three Project Cargo Network (PCN) members joined forces to move heavy plant equipment from Venice, Italy to Antwerp in Belgium.
Views: 394
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UTi opens Heathrow unit

August 14 - August 14 - California, USA headquartered supply chain services provider UTi Worldwide has opened its new London facility in Heathrow, UK.
Views: 368
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PSC launches compact SPMT

August 14 - August 14 - Chicago, USA headquartered PSC has unveiled its brand new self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) 600 trailer, aimed at heavy transport requirements inside nuclear facilities.
Views: 367
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Entrec sees strong growth

August 13 - August 13 - Entrec Corporation - an Alberta, Canada headquartered provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services - has issued its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2013 (Q2 2013).
Views: 688
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The effects of cargo no-shows

August 13 - August 13 - According to maritime research agency Drewry, cargo no-shows and phantom booking are a major headache for ocean carriers.
Views: 510
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BWS completes North Sea project

August 13 - August 13 - Denmark headquartered marine logistics services provider Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has transported the last components from the Port of Esbjerg to the German built Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea.
Views: 443
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XLP adds Fiza in Pakistan and Afghanistan

August 13 - August 13 - XLProjects (XLP), the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers, has named Fiza Logistics Pvt Ltd its new representative in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Views: 329
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Ceres and Albacor support charity barge

August 13 - August 13 - In an attempt to raise cancer awareness USA headquartered Ceres Barge Line - a provider of barge freight management and logistics services - has taken delivery of a 'hot pink' barge named Big Hope 1.
Views: 451
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Westlink joins PCN

August 13 - August 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Westlink Logistics as a new member, representing Australia.
Views: 573
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Rickmers chooses Liebherr cranes

August 13 - August 13 - German heavy machinery manufacturer Liebherr has been awarded a contract to supply six heavy lift ship cranes for the German shipping line, Rickmers.
Views: 668
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K Line establishes ro-ro division

August 13 - August 13 - Japan headquartered shipping line Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K Line) will form a new business unit focused exclusively on the sales and marketing of ro-ro cargoes - K Line RORO Services Limited.
Views: 375
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Reshamsingh joins CEE

August 13 - August 13 - Reshamsingh & Co pvt, Ltd has become the exclusive member for the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in New Delhi, India, under the heavy haulage, cranes and barge categories.
Views: 595
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Kerry buys Cargo Master's Group

August 12 - August 12 - Hong Kong headquartered logistics services provider Kerry Logistics has acquired a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG) - a Mexico based logistics and freight forwarding concern.
Views: 632
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AOP adds Alpha Maritime

August 12 - August 12 - The Air and Ocean Partners (AOP) network - a freight forwarder network for midsized companies - has welcomed Alpha Maritime Services, Genoa, Italy as a new member.
Views: 407
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Coordinadora ships transformer gear

August 12 - August 12 - Spain headquartered project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has handled the shipment of a 378 tonne transformer from Seville to Texas, USA.
Views: 497
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AAL Hong Kong completes maiden voyage

August 12 - August 12 - On August 7, 2013 the Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the newbuild Austral Asia Line vessel, AAL Hong Kong, on her maiden voyage from Shanghai, China.
Views: 443
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NEAS acquires MPV

August 12 - August 12 - Iqaluit, Canada headquartered shipping line NEAS has taken delivery of its newest multipurpose vessel - Mitiq - which will be deployed on services to Canada's isolated Arctic communities.
Views: 709
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ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
Views: 805
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ABC moves space gear

August 12 - August 12 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a 16-tonne satellite on board one of its B747-400 freighters from Toulouse, France to Krasnoyarsk in Russia.
Views: 413
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Rickmers-Linie names South China agent

August 12 - August 12 - German heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has named Ben Line Agencies (HK) as its sales agent in Southern China, effective August 1, 2013.
Views: 609
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
Views: 988
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SAL loads super-heavy module

August 9 - August 9 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered SAL Heavy Lift deployed its vessel Svenja to Rotterdam, the Netherlands to load a 1,435 tonne living quarter module.
Views: 564
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UTC promotes Loll

August 9 - August 9 - Houston, USA headquartered international forwarder UTC Overseas has promoted Matthias Loll to vice president project development North America.
Views: 384
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PCN celebrates 3rd birthday

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its third anniversary. Today, PCN has an international presence that includes 197 members spanning more than 700 worldwide offices in 93 countries.
Views: 745
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Van der Vlist moves heavy loaders

August 9 - August 9 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist has transported heavy construction machinery on behalf of Bergerat Monnoyear - Poland's official dealer of Caterpillar machinery.
Views: 539
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Westlink joins Project Partners

August 9 - August 9 - Perth, Australia headquartered Westlink Logistics has become the latest forwarder to join the Project Partners network.
Views: 429
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PCN's exhibition tie-ups

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is a platform for project cargo specialists to increase their business by liaising and working with like-minded professionals.
Views: 714
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FSG launches con-ro for Oceanex

August 8 - August 8 - The Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard in Germany has confirmed that work on the 210 m long con-ro ferry Oceanex Connaigra for Canadian shipping firm Oceanex, which commenced in October 2012 is on schedule, with delivery expected
Views: 453
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Delmas creates African projects desk

August 8 - August 8 - Le Havre, France headquartered shipping company Delmas has set up a specialist Projects Desk focusing on providing extra-large, out-of-gauge, breakbulk and project cargo services.
Views: 359
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Riga Mainz completes cathedral lift

August 8 - August 8 - Germany headquartered crane services provider Riga Mainz has completed a sensitive project using a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane - the replacement of a 20-tonne spire at Mainz Cathedral.
Views: 484
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Rickmers-Linie adds Pavao

August 8 - August 8 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered Rickmers-Linie has appointed a new representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Celso H V Pavao has assumed the role of owner's representative - South America.
Views: 608
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Gebr

August 8 - August 8 - Logistics services provider Gebr
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Tianjie moves historic buildings

August 8 - August 8 - Tianjie Heavy Industries, parent company of Shanghai based Fulangjie Import and Export Co Ltd, saw 24-axle lines of its TJ-S2.43 SPMTs deployed on a building relocation project.
Views: 293
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Tanks and bullets for Jumbo Jubilee

August 7 - August 7 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Jumbo has transported three over-dimensional storage bullets and three heavy storage tanks from Ortona, Italy to Coatzacoalcos in Mexico.
Views: 599
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Hellmann makes senior changes

August 7 - August 7 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has named John Boyd its general air freight manager.
Views: 297
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Port of Baltimore has strong 2013

August 7 - August 7 - The Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals handled a record 9.55 million tonnes of general cargo during FY2013 - measured July 2012 to June 2013 - up 2.4 percent over FY 2012.
Views: 453
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Cargolux and unions pen agreement

August 7 - August 7 - The management of Cargolux Airlines International and the two unions representing the workforce at the Luxembourg headquartered carrier - OGBL and LCGB - have come to an arrangement over a collective work agreement (CWA).
Views: 293
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Public/private plan to grow UK offshore wind

August 7 - August 7 - The UK government and business have come together to publish a long-term plan that aims to strengthen the UK's position in the offshore wind industry - The Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy.
Views: 352
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Giants meet at London Stansted

August 7 - August 7 - IAG Cargo - the air freight unit of the International Airlines Group - saw the two largest members of its fleet, the B747-8F and the A380, meet for the first time at London Stansted International airport.
Views: 559
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SAECS confirms London Gateway entry

August 7 - August 7 - Southern Africa Europe Container Service consortium (SAECS) has become the first ocean carrier to sign up to use facilities at the UK's newest deep sea container port, London Gateway.
Views: 383
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Agility sees strong Q2

August 7 - August 7 - Kuwait headquartered logistics services provider Agility has issued its financial results for second quarter of 2013.
Views: 552
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Charleston sees breakbulk surge

August 6 - August 7 - The Port of Charleston's Union Pier Terminal, located in South Carolina, USA has seen breakbulk cargo tonnage surge driven primarily by increases in steel shipments.
Views: 618
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Holleman completes cool project

August 6 - August 6 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network representing Bulgaria, has transported one over-dimensional cold box from the Port of Ruse to the Sisecam glass factory in Targovishte.
Views: 538
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Russian Railways moves heavy gear

August 6 - August 6 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) recently delivered 334 tonnes of processing equipment for the Ryazan Oil Refinery, near Moscow.
Views: 429
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 679
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Birnbaum joins Ports America

August 6 - August 6 - New Jersey, USA headquartered Ports America has named Paul Birnbaum as vice president sales and marketing of Ports America Stevedoring.
Views: 434
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STX chief resigns

August 6 - August 6 - The chief executive of STX Pan Ocean Co, Duk Soo Kang has resigned.
Views: 236
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Ocean carriers get asset light

August 6 - August 6 - Ocean carriers are increasingly resorting to leasing and chartering to acquire vessels and container equipment, says maritime research agency Drewry, which is resulting in opportunities for new players to enter the market.
Views: 454
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PCN duo delivers heavy wind shipment

August 6 - August 6 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Germany, Mongolia and Russia - paired up with Finnish PCN affiliate OY Hacklin Logistics to complete a successful project shipment.
Views: 418
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NNR boosts out-of-gauge offering

August 6 - August 6 - Illinois headquartered NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. has launched its new Out-of-Gauge Value Added Service.
Views: 399
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Damen delivers mega pontoon

August 5 - August 5 - Netherlands based Damen Shipyards Group has sold the largest pontoon it has ever stock-built to Canadian marine transport provider McKeil-Malaspina.
Views: 439
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DPL Logistics established in Turkey

August 5 - August 5 - Umut Hasan Demirkol has established a new project forwarding company - DPL Logistics - headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey with a branch office in Mersin.
Views: 428
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WSS takes steps in Myanmar

August 5 - August 5 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has established its first office in Myanmar as part of its global expansion programme.
Views: 592
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Aurora sponsors rowing challenge

August 5 - August 5 - Queensland, Australia headquartered Aurora Global Logistics - a leading international yacht transport company - is sponsoring Andrew Abrahams in the Adventure 4 a Cure -Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge Solo Row 2013.
Views: 411
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Cargolux returns Solar Impulse

August 5 - August 5 - Luxembourg headquartered Cargolux International Airlines returned the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse to its home in Switzerland on board a B747 freighter, after it completed a historic flight across the USA.
Views: 382
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R&B Global Projects is now fully operational

August 5 - August 5 - R&B Global Projects,formed earlier this year by Dave Roosen and Ilse Blockx, is now fully operational from its headquarters in Opatija Riviera, Croatia.
Views: 557
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10th anniversary of Sino-International

August 2 - August 2 - Now in it's 10th year the Sino-International Conference will attract over 1,200 of the world's leading independent freight forwarders to Xiamen, China, September 16-19, 2013.
Views: 359
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Saudi Cargo re-launches in Nairobi

August 2 - August 2 - Saudi Airlines Cargo has re-launched its Nairobi, Kenya hub and subsequently expanded its network coverage in sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 474
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Cargolux adds Vienna 747-8 lift

August 2 - August 2 - Luxembourg headquartered all cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International will inaugurate a new B747-8 service into Vienna, Austria, on August 3, 2013.
Views: 375
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Trading in STX Group shares halted

August 2 - August 2 - According to a report on the Bloomberg,website, shares of STX Pan Ocean, the South Korean shipping line that is currently under court receivership, and its affiliates were halted for trading in Seoul after stock prices doubled in the past eight
Views: 395
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Berard completes Big Foot loadout

August 2 - August 2 - USA headquartered Berard Transportation has successfully completed the loadout of the first of three modules for Chevron's Big Foot deepwater offshore platform in Texas.
Views: 398
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Learn with PPG at Breakbulk Americas

August 1 - August 1 - Forwarder network Project Professionals Group (PPG) will run the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course, in conjunction with Breakbulk Americas 2013 in New Orleans, USA from September 23-24.
Views: 366
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Weiss-R

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PCN makes its three in Chile

August 1 - August 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its third and final member in Chile, Faser Cargo Chile y Compa
Views: 480
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Erickson sees Q2 gains

August 1 - August 1 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has issued its Q2 2013 performance results.
Views: 638
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Faymonville builds Russian facility

August 1 - August 1 - Specialised trailer manufacturer Faymonville Group is building a new 2,535 sq m service hall in Noginsk, near Moscow, Russia.
Views: 323
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Tianjie SPMTs move 500-tonne load

August 1 - August 1- Wuhan Tianjie Heavy Industries (THI) has deployed its self propelled modular transporters (SPMT) to move a 500-tonne petroleum tank a distance of 6 km in Nanjing, China.
Views: 324
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Emmert in electromagnet project

August 1 - August 1 - USA headquartered project forwarding specialist Emmert International has successfully relocated an electromagnet from the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, New York to Chicago, Illinois.
Views: 513

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