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Medical magnet move for DHL

January 31 - January 31 - DHL Industrial Projects has transported a 100-tonne medical magnet from Oxford to Minnesota.
Views: 339
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RollDock storms into action

January 31 - January 31 - Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has launched the newbuilding RollDock Storm, the sister ship of RollDock Star, for Dutch owner RollDock BV.
Views: 339
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Compressor move for Bati

January 31 - January 31 - Bati Shipping has performed the handling of 6 units of a compressor station equipped with the gas engine, with a total weight of 150 tonnes, for the Serbian oil and gas company Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS).
Views: 511
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Logistics Plus goes nuts

January 31 - January 31 - Logistics Plus Turkey has delivered a total of 197.7 tonnes of nut forming machine from Masan, Korea to Izmir.
Views: 634
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APEC to cooperate with Cuba

January 31 - January 31 - The Cuban National Ports Authority and APEC - Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will enable the training of Cuban port professionals in Antwerp as well as the provision of training in
Views: 371
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ACS and Aeros join forces

January 31 - January 31 - Air Charter Service (ACS) and Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic partnership supporting global project logistics and air cargo services.
Views: 332
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ISS appoints Durnan

January 30 - January 30 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed retired US Navy Captain Michael Durnan as its senior vice president of remote and government services.
Views: 569
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Absorbing work for Alexander

January 30 - January 30 - Germany's Alexander Global Logistics has transported two large absorbers, along with some containers and other breakbulk cargo from Berlin to Alexandria.
Views: 635
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C.H. Robinson enters Austria

January 30 - January 30 - C.H. Robinson has expanded its office network across Europe with the opening of its newest office in Innsbruck, Austria, which will focus on European road transportation.
Views: 588
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SP SP invests for efficiency

January 30 - January 30 - During 2013, JSC Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SP) allocated RUB224.8 million (USD6.41 million) towards the development of port infrastructure and modernisation of terminal equipment.
Views: 266
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Shuttlelift claims cost and efficiency benefits

January 29 - January 29 - Shuttlelift says that facility managers looking for new machines for on-site material handling should give careful consideration to its SB Series of single-beam, rubber-tired, mobile gantry cranes.
Views: 330
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Another good year for Liebherr

January 29 - January 29 - Liebherr reports that sales of mobile harbour cranes (LHM) have once more contributed strongly to its overall success in 2013.
Views: 871
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AARAS on the double

January 29 - January 29 - AARAS Shipping Agencies provided vessel handling services for two ships in the Port of Karachi.
Views: 377
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Crowley on the move in Guatemala

January 29 - January 29 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's Guatemala-based liner and logistics teams have moved into a new office space in the heart of Guatemala City.
Views: 351
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GPA logs tonnage growth

January 29 - January 29 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has logged an 8 percent growth in total tonnage for the first six months of its fiscal year 2014.
Views: 426
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Vessel duo for WWL

January 29 - January 29 - Wallenius Lines, 50 percent owner of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has declared an option for two post-Panamax vessels to be built at the Tianjin Xingang Shipyard for delivery in the second and fourth quarter of 2016.
Views: 432
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NMT gains first Terex model

January 29 - January 29 - Bedfordshire based NMT Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first ever 220-tonne capacity Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane, to replace its existing Terex AC 200-1 model as part of the company's ongoing investment programme.
Views: 684
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Skyhook completes Constellation lift

January 29 - January 29 - Huisman China has completed the installation of a 3,000-tonne capacity offshore mast crane onboard EMAS AMC's Lewek Constellation.
Views: 484
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Blue Water fuels Swedish plant

January 28 - January 28 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the final shipments for a gas production plant in Ljungby, Sweden.
Views: 551
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Trailers on the double

January 28 - January 28 - Van der Vlist has handled the transportation of two modular trailers, the gooseneck and various parts from Germany to India.
Views: 394
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Holleman gets gas going

January 28 - January 28 - Bucharest based Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo has transported six heavy gas diffusers from Romania to Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 440
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Severe disruption in Queensland, warns ISS

January 28 - January 28 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that adverse weather conditions are causing port disruptions, closures and evacuations in North Queensland, Australia.
Views: 456
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CEA Projects in helicopter move

January 28 - January 28 - Cranes & Equipment Asia Co Ltd (CEA Projects) has assisted the Royal Thai Navy with the transportation of a Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk helicopter.
Views: 600
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Van de Pas leaves Cargolux

January 28 - January 28 - Cargolux Airlines International's senior vice president, chief operating officer and member of the Cargolux executive committee, Peter van de Pas, is resigning from the company, effective March 31, 2014.
Views: 207
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Crane trio gives SOHAR a lift

January 28 - January 28 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has received three new post-Panamax ship-to-shore gantry cranes from Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC.
Views: 829
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Autokrane Schr

January 27 - January 27 - Celle based mobile crane contractor Autokrane Schr
Views: 322
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R&B ships crane dozen

January 27 - January 27 - R&B Global Projects Ltd has handled the transportation of 12 large crane jibs and their accessories from Croatia to a Korean shipbuilding yard.
Views: 525
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Happy Star shines for BigLift

January 27 - January 27 - BigLift Shipping's second S-type vessel, Happy Star, has been launched successfully by Ouhua Shipyard in Zhousan, China.
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SCA ups ro-ro calls

January 27 - January 27 - SCA Logistics will extend its ro-ro services to call at the Port of Oxel
Views: 533
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Viant's Viking success

January 24 - January 24 - Wisconsin based crane rental company, Viant Crane, supplied a Grove RT765E-2 rough terrain crane to relocate an 87-year old Viking ship in a park in Minnesota.
Views: 253
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JB Rawcliffe on the boil

January 24 - January 24 - JB Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd has handled the transportation of a 63-tonne RCR Energy boiler from Tilbury Docks to Nestl
Views: 371
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Triple success for SRT

January 24 - January 24 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has handled three impressive moves across North America.
Views: 455
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SAL executes tidal turbine project

January 24 - January 24 - SAL Offshore - the offshore installation arm of SAL Heavy Lift - has successfully installed a VOITH Hytide 1000-13 tidal turbine, offshore the Orkney Islands in Scotland.
Views: 435
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Quality Freight is gaining power

January 24 - January 24 - Quality Freight UK has been transporting some of the giant modules used in the construction of Alstom's new GBP500 million (USD831 million) gas-fired power station in Trafford.
Views: 481
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Robert Wynn goes inland

January 24 - January 24 - Robert Wynn & Sons has handled the shipment of six 170-tonne electricity transformers on its inland barge, the Inland Navigator, to the Drax power station in North Yorkshire.
Views: 500
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BOCS extends West Africa MPV service

January 24 - January 24 - Germany's Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) has extended its multipurpose service to West Africa by adding a fourth multipurpose vessel on the route.
Views: 417
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Heavy lift installation vessel for Petrofac

January 23 - January 23 - Sharjah based oil and gas industry services provider Petrofac has placed an order for a high-end offshore construction vessel, Petrofac JSD 6000.
Views: 547
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Liburnia claims Croatian first

January 23 - January 23 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has loaded seven tanker barges onto the Dockwise Tern at Rijeka port.
Views: 324
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Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV sign MOU

January 23 - January 23 - Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) about combining the container liner shipping activities of the two companies.
Views: 227
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New Cleveland-Europe liner service

January 23 - January 23 - The Spliethoff Group and the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority have struck a deal to start a combined container and general cargo shipping route between Cleveland and Northern Europe from March 2014.
Views: 359
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Another for ISS in Nigeria

January 23 - January 23 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has strengthened its presence in the Niger Delta with the opening of a new office on Bonny Island.
Views: 471
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Streetcar record for DB Schenker

January 23 - January 23 - DB Schenker has handled the transportation of two heavy streetcars from Shijiazhuang, China to Samsun, Turkey in a time of just two weeks, which it says is a record.
Views: 421
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Chapman Freeborn helps avoid plant shutdown

January 23 - January 23 - Chapman Freeborn Australia has transported a 140-tonne turbo-shaft gas turbine a total of 18,606 km from Wilmington, USA to Karratha in Western Australia.
Views: 460
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Mitsui fires Siskin Arrow

January 23 - January 23 - Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding has delivered the 72,800 dwt general cargo vessel Siskin Arrow to Panamanian shipping line, Misuga.
Views: 562
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Kotug completes offshore tow

January 23 - January 23 - Kotug Offshore recently completed the anchor handling and towage of the JB118 jack-up platform from the Borwin Alpha site in the North Sea to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 329
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Weigel in at AIT

January 22 - January 22 - AIT Worldwide Logistics has hired Greg Weigel as its new vice president of global operations.
Views: 448
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Concerns dent oil and gas optimism

January 22 - January 22 - According to new research study by DNV GL, 89 percent of Asia Pacific oil and gas professionals are confident about the industry outlook for 2014, but optimistic outlook is clouded by concerns over costs and uncertain oil prices.
Views: 580
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Gebr

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ALE offloads turbine

January 22 - January 22 - ALE has offloaded eight components that will be assembled to create a prototype wind turbine for an offshore wind project in Fife, Scotland.
Views: 529
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Railcars on the move with Bombardier

January 22 - January 22 - Project forwarders and shipping lines active in North America and Australia will welcome the news of two large railcar orders placed with Bombardier Transportation.
Views: 430
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Appropriations bill to support US seaports

January 22 - January 22 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has noted that several high priority programmes crucial to safe, efficient and competitive operation of American seaports are included in the USD1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriation Act o
Views: 487
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Air cargo industry warned over leadership crisis

January 22 - January 22 - A task force led by The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) with the participation of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarder Associations (FIATA) has published the resu
Views: 231
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ACS promotes Lancaster

January 22 - January 22 - Air Charter Service has promoted Justin Lancaster from his current role as cargo director to the new position of group commercial director.
Views: 515
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Tonnage up at ABC

January 21 - January 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) - part of the Volga-Dnepr Group - achieved a 5 percent growth in cargo tonnage in 2013 with its highest ever volume of 340,000 tonnes.
Views: 215
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Nooteboom delivers latest low loader

January 21 - January 21 - The first combination of Nooteboom's latest low loader - the PXE low loader with nine axle lines, configured with an ICP Interdolly with three axle lines and Pendel-X low loader with six axle lines - has been delivered to Danish company, Bomh
Views: 339
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Cool replacement for Wagenborg

January 21 - January 21 - Wagenborg Nedlift has replaced a 103-tonne rotation cooler, which was 24.5 m long with a diameter of 3.5 m, at the BP Refinery in Lingen, Germany.
Views: 468
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Volga-Dnepr plays part in Olympics

January 21 - January 21 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered 40 tonnes of video broadcasting equipment to Sochi which will be used to broadcast the opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in the new Fischt Olympic stadium.
Views: 404
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A2SEA to manage CT Offshore

January 21 - January 21 - In light of the stepping down of CT Offshore's ceo, Frank Hansen, the company is entering into the management structure of A2SEA.
Views: 165
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AlMasar Al-Iraqi gets cabin fever

January 21 - January 21 - AlMasar Al-Iraqi Shipping & Transport has transported 54 cabins from Umm Qasr Port to the Maysan Province of Iraq.
Views: 430
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Abis Shipping duo christened

January 21 - January 21 - Last week, the latest arrivals into the rapidly expanding fleet of Abis Shipping were christened in Harlingen, the Netherlands.
Views: 716
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19,000 teu ship under construction

January 21 - January 21 - Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world's biggest shipbuilder, has begun building the first of five 19,000 teu containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (Hong Kong) Co Ltd (CSCL).
Views: 262
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Emerging markets rising

January 20 - January 20 - The potential growth opportunities on offer in emerging markets outweigh the concerns over political and economic instability that affected developing countries in 2013, according to the 2014 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.
Views: 795
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GBS enters North America

January 20 - January 20 - German yacht transport company, Global Boat Shipping (GBS), has opened two new offices in Fort Lauderdale and Vancouver.
Views: 689
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BNSF opens project cargo centre

January 20 - January 20 - BNSF Logistics has opened its global project cargo centre in Houston, USA, which will provide pricing, solutions development, carrier management and operations execution to its customers engaged in the movement of over dimensional and overwei
Views: 523
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Mining move for Tuscor Lloyds

January 20 - January 20 - Tuscor Lloyds has handled the shipment of 32 units of mining equipment and machinery from the port of Antwerp to the port of Callao in Peru.
Views: 564
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ISS wins gas pipeline project

January 20 - January 20 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has secured an offshore logistics services project in Tanzania from China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPPB) and Anglo Eastern Ship Management.
Views: 586
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Cargo fraud warning in Turkey

January 20 - January 20 - Signum Services - the investigative arm of Thomas Miller & Co Ltd working on behalf of the members of the UK P&I Club - has uncovered a series of frauds perpetrated against ship owners with regard to bogus cargo in Turkey.
Views: 440
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GTE makes truck debut in Russia

January 20 - January 20 - GTE Logistics has delivered four Perlini quarry trucks, with a total weight of 35 tonnes, from Italy to Vladivostok - the first time that such trucks have been delivered to Russia.
Views: 486
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Cargo handling down in St Petersburg

January 17 - January 17 - JSC Sea Port of St Petersburg (SPSPb) handled 7.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2013 - 11 percent less than in 2012.
Views: 187
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SAL in record wreck removal project

January 17 - January 17 - SAL Offshore - the offshore installation arm of SAL Heavy Lift - has completed initial installation works in support of the Costa Concordia wreck removal operation at Giglio Island, Italy.
Views: 573
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Dako powers plant transport

January 17 - January 17 - Dusseldorf, Germany headquartered Dako Worldwide has transported a new power plant from a factory in Germany via the US Gulf to Whitecourt in central Alberta, Canada.
Views: 524
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Steder ships reel trio

January 17 - January 17 - StederGroup has handled the shipment of three 252-tonne cable reels from Italy to the Netherlands.
Views: 566
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R&B gets rolling

January 17 - January 16 - Croatia based R&B Global Projects Ltd has handled the delivery of a 152-tonne plate mill back-up roll from Yokohama, Japan to Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Views: 569
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Locomotive load for GPLN member

January 16 - January 16 - International Project Logistics, based in Brisbane, Australia, has handled the movement of 24 locomotives from Brisbane to Durban, South Africa for reuse on the African continent.
Views: 357
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BBC opens in France

January 16 - January 16 - Global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, BBC Chartering, has launched its new representative office in Rouen, France.
Views: 937
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New appointments at Port Canaveral

January 16 - January 16 - Canaveral Port Authority has hired two veteran port executives - Alberto Cabrera and George Arocha - to help expand cargo business development and terminal operations at Port Canaveral.
Views: 372
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Blue Water powers up plant

January 16 - January 16 - Blue Water Singapore has handled the logistics for the Leichhardt power station in Mount Isa, Australia - a part of the larger Diamantina power station project, which is currently under construction.
Views: 477
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Hacklin strengthens position

January 16 - January 16 - Finnish freight forwarding company Oy Hacklin Logistics Ltd is strengthening its position in the market, with the opening of a new business unit - Hacklin East - which became operational on January 1, 2014.
Views: 616
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STX gets a boost

January 15 - January 15 - STX Corp, the holding company of Korean conglomerate STX Group, has agreed to salvage the firm in the form of a USD660.3 million debt-to-equity swap, say reports from the South Korean media.
Views: 403
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NCHO receives cargo via Iran

January 15 - January 15 - NCHO Marine & Logistics, a subsidiary of Singapore headquartered Neptune Centuries Holding Pte Ltd, has announced that it is accepting cargo to all destinations within the CIS and Afghanistan via the port of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran.
Views: 396
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Double vessel delivery for TOS

January 15 - January 15 - TOS has begun the delivery of a German coaster vessel and Belgian inland pusher from the port of Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands to South America.
Views: 325
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Tuscor Lloyds goes transatlantic

January 15 - January 15 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a 17.3-tonne tracked scoop loader machine from the Rota military base in Cadiz, Spain to Alabama in the USA.
Views: 370
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ALE lifts topside

January 15 - January 15 - Heavy transportation and lifting provider, ALE, has used a uniquely designed gantry system to perform the lift and mating operation of a 10,000-tonne topside at Drydocks World for the semisubmersible HVDC platform DolWin Beta.
Views: 608
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XLP scores hat trick

January 15 - January 15 - KG Shipping & Project Transportation Foreign Trade Ltd Co (KG Projects), QC Logistics Limited and Sacema Project Shipping have become the latest members to join the XLProjects (XLP) network.
Views: 673
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Handling performance up at the port of Kiel

January 15 - January 15 - The port of Keil's cargo handling increased by 0.2 percent in 2013, compared with 2012, with its rail/ship intermodal handling business seeing an increase of 14.7 percent to 24,000 cargo units.
Views: 496
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IRU publishes safe road transport paper

January 14 - January 14 - The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has published its International Guidelines in Safe Load Securing for Road Transport, in response to "the gap in global guidance for professionals involved in transporting loads by road", said IRU s
Views: 452
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Knaack-Krane buys Liebherr lift

January 14 - January 14 - Hamburg, Germany based crane rental firm Knaack-Krane has taken delivery of a new 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 432
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SDV acquires EDT

January 14 - January 14 - SDV, a subsidiary of the Bollor
Views: 605
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Stoltenberg joins Deutsche Bank

January 14 - January 14 - Klaus Stoltenberg is to join the Deutsche Bank as its new global head of shipping on April 15, 2014.
Views: 463
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Governor announces funding at JAXPORT

January 14 - January 14 - Florida Governor, Rick Scott has visited Jacksonville Port Authority's (JAXPORT) Blount Island Marine Terminal to announce plans for a historic USD8.8 billion of funding for transportation improvements.
Views: 381
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GAC Australia signs contract with MOL

January 14 - January 14 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has awarded an exclusive three-year contract to GAC Australia, part of the GAC Group, to serve its vessels and port calls across Australia.
Views: 533
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Sacyr details Panama cost overruns

January 14 - January 14 - Spanish construction company Sacyr, leader of the Panama Canal expansion project consortium, is in danger of losing USD574 million in guarantees and advance payments if a dispute regarding cost overruns is not resolved.
Views: 282
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APM receives ship-to-shore cranes

January 13 - January 13 - Two Kalmar Cargotec ship-to-shore cranes have been delivered to Rotterdam, which will be deployed at the under-construction APM Terminal in the Maasvlakte II area.
Views: 639
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Str

January 13 - January 13 - Nils Wolf has stepped down as senior vice president of Kuehne + Nagel's global project division, and Leif Arne Str
Views: 612
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Universal in Paraguay transhipment

January 13 - January 13 - Paraguay based project forwarder Universal Shipping Agency has transhipped a consignment of dismantled cranes in Nueva Palmira, destined for a shipyard in Asunci
Views: 522
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Tight squeeze for ZTT

January 13 - January 13 - Zwaar Transport Twente (ZTT), a member of the Van der Vlist Group, has delivered a 30-tonne biogas generator from the Nordrhein - Westfalen area of Germany to North Lincolnshire in the UK.
Views: 347
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Crane project success for Aryamasir

January 13 - January 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has completed a project which included the handling of 135 units of dismantled cranes from China to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 626
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Pacific Airlift to join Aeros

January 13 - January 13 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) and Pacific Airlift have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to facilitate air cargo transportation and logistics services with the Aeroscraft fleet in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 420
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SDV Horoz gains engine power

January 13 - January 13 - SDV Horoz Projects has handled the shipment of a second hand 275-tonne Wartsila engine from Samsun, Turkey to Kalecik in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Views: 869
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics receives draft cease and desist order

January 13 - January 13 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has received a draft cease and desist order and a draft surcharge order from the Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) indicating that WWL, as one of several companies in the industry, has been involved in
Views: 346
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BIMCO identifies shipping's big challenges

January 13 - January 13 - According to global shipping association BIMCO, regulatory burdens concerning the environment, maritime security and the supply and demand imbalance with newbuilding orders reaching "worrying" levels, are some of the critical issues facing th
Views: 289
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Moore Stephens is upbeat on 2015

January 13 - January 13 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens believes that the shipping industry's fortunes should be noticeably improved by 2015 if it maintains the recovery which got under way last year.
Views: 559
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The Friday Flyer - January 10th 2014

January 10 - Could a dispute between client and builder push back the completion of lock upgrading on the Panama Canal past the planned competition date of October 21, 2014 into 2015?
Views: 1014
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Delta delivers Spanish windmills

January 10 - January 10 - Delta Maritime has coordinated the transport of three wind turbine sets along with 14 20 ft containers, from Spain to Agios Kyrikos port in Ikaria, Greece.
Views: 337
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PPL adds Hansaeng

January 10 - January 10 - South Korean based Hansaeng Express has become the latest company to join the Pacific Power Logistics Networks (PPL).
Views: 411
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Glogos presses ahead

January 10 - January 10 - Glogos Ltd recently handled the shipment of over-dimensional press equipment from Moscow, via St Petersburg, for export to Asia.
Views: 434
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Conbit completes offshore works

January 9 - January 9 - Netherlands headquartered Conbit has delivered and installed an emergency shelter and a helideck module offshore Libya, on behalf of Mabruk Oil Operations for its BD-1 offshore platform.
Views: 510
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A2SEA wins German wind project

January 9 - January 9 - Danish offshore installation specialist A2SEA has secured a contract from DONG Energy to install 97 wind turbines in the German part of the North Sea.
Views: 183
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Faymonville active in the Middle East

January 9 - January 9 - Amman, Jordan based company Orient Heavy Haulage has completed the transportation and installation of units for the IPP3 project, making use of Faymonville's G-module trailers.
Views: 481
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High five for ABC

January 9 - January 9 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its fifth Boeing 747-8F.
Views: 470
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Hellmann appoints Freese

January 9 - January 9 - Global logistics provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jochen Freese as its first chief commercial officer - a newly created position within the company.
Views: 596
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Panama Canal dispute heats up risking further delays

January 9 - January 9 - The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) appears to be unwilling to negotiate over a new proposal by the consortium that is building the canal's new locks, to keep construction work going in the face of its threat to stop work in a dispute over the co
Views: 317
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KR authorised to survey and certificate Danish ships

January 9 - January 9 -The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) and the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) have signed an agreement enabling the Korean classification society to survey and certify Danish ships.
Views: 396
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NSL names MD

January 8 - January 8 - NSL has tasked its new managing director, Duncan Bonner, with worldwide growth and development of the Aberdeen-based specialist safety and lifting training company.
Views: 632
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First for the King Abdullah port

January 8 - January 8 - Almajdouie Logistics together with its sister company Rabigh Petrochemical Logistics (RPL) has handled the first export shipment of petrochemical products through the King Abdullah port in Saudi Arabia for PetroRabigh.
Views: 692
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GE Oil & Gas opens in Brazil

January 8 - January 8 - GE Oil & Gas has opened a new 54,813 sq m logistics base in Niteroi in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to serve the Brazilian oil and gas sector.
Views: 578
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Liebherr strengthens boom system

January 8 - January 8 - Liebherr can now supply a stronger wind power boom system for its LR 1600/2 crawler crane, increasing load capacity by up to 20 percent compared with the standard boom system.
Views: 333
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Global Shipping delivers transformers

January 8 - January 8 - Global Shipping Services has handled the shipment of five transformers and 475 cu m of accessories and spare parts from the Port of Houston to the Tin Can Island Port and onwards to the IBESE cement plant in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Greencarrier expands in Scandinavia

January 8 - January 8 - Greencarrier Shipping & Logistics has opened a new office in Stavanger, Norway and appointed Georg Skivik Moltu as its new director of global energy and project solutions.
Views: 592
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Houston welcomes SC&RA symposium

January 7 - January 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will hold its Specialized Transport Symposium during March 19-21, 2014 in Houston, Texas.
Views: 379
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Ruslan flies the flame

January 7 - January 7 - Russia's 2014 Winter Olympic torch has been transported onboard a Ruslan International AN-124-100 freighter from Ulyanovsk, as part of its ceremonial torch relay.
Views: 325
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Lights out for Evergreen

January 7 - January 7 - USA based provider of air freight and transportation services, Evergreen International Airlines, has sought bankruptcy protection from the US Bankruptcy Court.
Views: 365
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January 7 - January 7 - International freight forwarders R
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Expansion to go ahead at Lemesos port

January 7 - January 7 - The Cyprus Ports Authority (CPA) is going ahead with a contract which will see the port of Lemesos' western basin quay extended by 500 m, increasing its total length to 1,270 m.
Views: 553
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Russian silo move for Van der Vlist

January 7 - January 7 - Van der Vlist has transported two 15-tonne silos and three truckloads of parts from central Europe to Saratov in south western Russia.
Views: 300
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MINTs - stars of the future

January 6 - January 6 - Jim O'Neill, former chief economist and head of asset management at Goldman Sachs and recognised inventor of the 'BRIC' acronym, has taken to looking at the next four frontier economies that over the next 10 years could develop into global sta
Views: 626
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PCN welcomes Mars Freights

January 6 - January 6 - Mars Freights has become the latest member to join the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 568
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Steely move for Transpo

January 6 - January 6 - Transpo Logistics has handled the shipment of a steel fabricating mill from the Port of Laem Chabang in Thailand to Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 731
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Nurminen Logistics lets 4PL business go

January 6 - January 6 - Nurminen Logistics Plc has signed a contract of sale concerning the divestment of its 4PL business to the business' operative management.
Views: 243
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Martin Bencher strikes again

January 6 - January 6 - Martin Bencher's Singapore office has completed the second shipment of two outsize modules for an oil and gas client, from Singapore to South Korea.
Views: 384
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CEA launches Heliotrope 80

January 6 - January 6 - CEA Projects has helped launch the new 80 ft long Heliotrope 80 mixed energy catamaran at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Thailand.
Views: 523
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UTC opens in Mexico City

January 3 - January 3 - Texas, USA based project forwarder UTC Overseas Inc., has established a new office in Mexico.
Views: 709
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Chapman Freeborn fuels plant project

January 3 - January 3 - Chapman Freeborn Italy has coordinated an urgent cargo charter to transport a giant piece of machinery for a biofuel plant project from Turin, Italy to Recife in Brazil.
Views: 519
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Breakbulk backup in Tanzania

January 2 - January 2 - According to a report in Daily News - a Tanzanian online newspaper - breakbulk cargo shipments are being delayed at the port of Dar es Salaam because of a deal entered into by the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and Maersk Tanzania Limited.
Views: 435
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Easy appointment for Melbourne

January 2 - January 2 - The Port of Melbourne, Australia has appointed Nick Easy its new ceo; he takes on the responsibility of overseeing the development of the gateway, including its USD1.42 billion expansion project.
Views: 544
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Jumbo wins 80 strong offshore contract

January 2 - January 2 - Jumbo Shipping has been awarded a contract from Ballast Nedam Offshore (BNO) to transport and install 80 transition pieces for the Butendiek offshore wind farm.
Views: 482

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