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Sectors News from February 2014

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Second release of heavy transport guide

February 28 - February 28 - Marco van Daal's reference guide and engineering base for all heavy transports executed by hydraulic platform transporters, The Art of Heavy Transport, is now available in an updated second edition.
Views: 208
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MacGregor acquires Deep Water

February 28 - February 28 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired Norway's Deep Water Solutions AS to strengthen its offering for environmentally friendly solutions in the offshore load handling applications.
Views: 445
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Corporate rebranding for Erickson

February 28 - February 28 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has announced that it will now do business under the brand name, Erickson, effective April 1, 2014.
Views: 316
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Ekin transports tank trio

February 28 - February 28 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation Co has handled the shipment of three outsize tanks from Turkey to Bulgaria.
Views: 603
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Mojo eyes tidal energy with HF4

February 28 - February 28 - Mojo Maritime has agreed a deal with German shipowner and manager, Hammonia Reederei GmbH & Co. KG to develop an brand new class of offshore construction vessels - the HF4.
Views: 321
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New Singapore HQ for DNV GL

February 27 - February 27 - Ship classification society and risk and sustainability service provider, DNV GL, has consolidate operations in its new Singapore headquarters to meet the growing demand for its services in the region.
Views: 280
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Mixed results for German ports

February 27 - February 27 - Bremenports has issued its 2013 throughput statistics for the ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven. Conventional cargo declined from 8.4 million tonnes to 7.9 million tonnes, a year-on-year decline of 6 percent over 2012.
Views: 320
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Steder Group brews up

February 27 - February 27 - Steder Group FZCO is currently engaged in the movement of several large brewery tanks through Djibouti for four brewery projects in Ethiopia.
Views: 461
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Kalitta launches service to Amsterdam

February 27 - February 27 - Effective March 9, Kalitta Air LLC is launching a twice weekly B747-400F scheduled service routing New York - Amsterdam - New York in cooperation with Inter Aviation Services (IAS) and HAE Group.
Views: 502
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Houston on upward path

February 27 - February 27 - The Port of Houston saw across the board increases in all areas of cargo throughput at the gateway during January 2014. More than 3 million of tonnes of cargo were handled, up 15 percent year-on-year over January 2013.
Views: 342
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Major players target Texas wind

February 27 - February 27 - BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) and Tri Global Energy (TGE) have signed a formal agreement to align resources, market knowledge and industry relationships to support BNSFL's development of its West Texas Wind Energy Logistics Center (WTWLC).
Views: 377
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Volga-Dnepr under pressure

February 26 - February 26 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported the pressurised cargo module (PCM) of the Cygnus resupply spacecraft from Turin, Italy to Wallops Island in the USA.
Views: 390
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City of Adelaide arrives in Australia

February 26 - February 26 - The 450-tonne clipper ship City of Adelaide has arrived at Port Adelaide on board Combi Lift's heavy lift vessel Palanpur.
Views: 557
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ISS warns of disruption at Port Metro Vancouver

February 26 - February 26 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has warned that this week's industrial action by truck drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver is expected to severely impact the Canadian port.
Views: 212
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Van der Vlist on the boil

February 26 - February 26 - Van der Vlist has transported two wood burning boilers and one gas boiler from Venlo in the Netherlands to Besancon in the east of France.
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R&B ships another huge crane

February 25 - February 25 - R&B Global Projects has handled the shipment of a Terex CC 8000-1 lattice boom crawler crane from the port of Ilyichevsk in Ukraine to Thailand's Laem Chabang port.
Views: 576
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MacGregor to supply crane pair

February 25 - February 25 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order for two subsea cranes from South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd, to be fitted onboard a new heavy construction vessel.
Views: 462
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Cuxport's berth 4 gets go ahead

February 25 - February 25 - A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed for the construction of berth 4 at the Cuxport terminal in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 528
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Swiss military invests in Liebherr

February 25 - February 25 - Liebherr-Baumaschinen AG Reiden has delivered four new LTM 1055-3.2 triple-axle mobile cranes to the Armasuisse - the purchasing division of the Swiss Army.
Views: 339
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Flyer arrives in the Netherlands

February 25 - February 25 - The sailing yacht, Flyer, has been shipped from Long Beach, California to the Netherlands via the Belgian port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 358
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Coordinadora carries crane

February 25 - February 25 - Coodinadora Internacional de Cargas SA has transported a 412-tonne LHM 400 mobile harbour crane from Aragon Quay to Cantabria Quay within the Tarragona Port.
Views: 401
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Kings Transport buys Walkers Haulage

February 25 - February 25 - In Australia, Kings Consolidated Group has announced the acquisition of New South Wales-based haulage business, Walker's Haulage.
Views: 714
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Steely move for InterRail

February 24 - February 24 - The Swiss rail freight service provider, the InterRail Group, has transported 41 high cube 40 ft containers full of steel equipment over 8,000 km along the wide gauge railway connection between Europe and China.
Views: 565
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Oil and gas milestone for Volga-Dnepr

February 24 - February 24 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 45 tonnes of equipment from Rio de Janeiro to Prestwick, Scotland on board an IL-76TD-90VD freighter, marking its 1,100th flight for customers in the oil and gas industry.
Views: 349
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WWL ALS gets turbines turning

February 24 - February 24 - In the UK's Humber Ports, WWL ALS has completed and is currently involved in a series of operations for wind farm projects for Nordex.
Views: 344
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Masstrans lifts eleven

February 24 - February 24 - Masstrans Freight LLC has handled eleven OOG cargoes and associated accessories - a total of 3,153 tonnes - in Dubai's Jebel Ali Port.
Views: 408
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Toll to power up Santos

February 24 - February 24 - Toll Group has been awarded a suite of contracts with oil and gas producer Santos, with a forecasted revenue in excess of AUD275 million (USD247 million) over five years.
Views: 543
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Liebherr crane aids Able's expansion

February 24 - February 24 - The arrival of a Liebherr LHM600SHL mobile harbour crane at the Able Seaton Port has marked a major step forward in Able UK's expansion of its port facilities on the Tees and Humber.
Views: 643
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US nuclear projects on the horizon

February 24 - February 24 - Project forwarders in the United States will welcome the news that the country's government has issued USD6.5 billion in loan guarantees for the construction of two new nuclear power reactors at Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant.
Views: 362
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WWPC prepares for Phuket

February 21 - February 21 - Members, invited sponsors and supporting media will gather in Phuket from March 14 - 16 for the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) annual membership conference.
Views: 495
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Project cargo railcar under construction

February 21 - February 21 - UTC Overseas Inc. has commisssioned a new custom-designed railcar for handling project cargoes, with a 12.2 m long centre-deck and a load capacity of over 400 tonnes.
Views: 325
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Meyer heads up Universal in Bremen

February 20 - February 20 - Universal Transport Michels GmbH & Co. KG. has opened a new office in Bremen and appointed Heike Meyer as its branch manager.
Views: 553
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It's a first for Chapman Freeborn

February 20 - February 20 - Chapman Freeborn and its logistics partners, SPI Freight Ltd and Logik Logistics International have transported a C-Worker vessel from Portsmouth, UK to Lafayette, USA onboard a B747-800F.
Views: 383
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Hansa enters Latin America

February 20 - February 20 - As part of its ongoing expansion plans, Hansa Heavy Lift has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 533
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Hat trick for Blue Water in Tbilisi

February 20 - February 20 - Blue Water Shipping's Tbilisi office has handled three complex unloading, loading and transportation projects in Georgia.
Views: 440
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Super Puma hits the road

February 20 - February 20 - Schenker of Canada and Schenker USA together executed a complex project shipment, delivering a USD6.5 million Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter from Langley in British Columbia to Lima, Peru.
Views: 478
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Faymonville gets gas tank moving

February 19 - February 19 - Maxtrans NV has transported a 400-tonne liquid gas tank from its manufacturing site to the nearest quay in Genk, Belgium on Faymonville's S-module axle lines.
Views: 330
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Terex crane takes a trip

February 19 - February 19 - Kuwait's Integrated Logistics Company has transported a 1,600-tonne capacity Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane over a distance of 1,250 km in order to lift a 771-tonne hydrotreating reactor for the Yanbu Export Refinery in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 616
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Escalators fly with Volga-Dnepr

February 19 - February 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered lifts and escalators to be used in the modernisation of the National Belarus Airport from Shanghai to Minsk, Belarus.
Views: 571
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Royal project for LoadLine

February 19 - February 19 - LoadLine has handled two project operations for the Saudi royal family, moving all of their belongings from Agadir, Morocco to Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
Views: 432
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Coscol sets single lifting record

February 19 - February 19 - COSCO Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) has loaded two 566-tonne liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks on its heavy lift vessel DA AN at the Jiangyin Port in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 470
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Tradelossa takes two

February 19 - February 19 - Tradelossa has transported two modules for the oil and gas industry, weighing 216 and 395 tonnes respectively, over a distance of 10 km on double wide SPMTs.
Views: 218
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Consistent results for Toll

February 19 - February 19 - Transport and logistics provider, Toll Group, has revealed that its revenue for the six months ended December 31, 2013 was in line with the year before at AUD4.5 billion (USD4.05 billion).
Views: 516
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Port projects planned at Longview

February 18 - February 18 - The Port of Longview has stated that in 2014 it plans to continue the redevelopment of Berth 4, as well as invest in the port's first mobile harbour crane.
Views: 555
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Landfall gets into the Spirit

February 18 - February 18 - Landfall Marine Contractors has chartered a heavy lift vessel to transport 24 MPS container-pontoons and a 300-tonne jack-up barge to Ghana.
Views: 500
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Aeolus breezes out of Sietas

February 18 - February 18 - The jack-up vessel, Aeolus, which was constructed at the Sietas shipyard for Dutch marine engineering company, Van Oord, has left the shipyard.
Views: 503
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Heavy deliveries for Tianjie

February 18 - February 18 - Tianjie Heavy Industries, parent company of THI-Fulangjie, has delivered two 450-tonne straddle carriers, along with one 150-tonne and two 450-tonne marine hoists.
Views: 298
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West of Duddon powers up

February 18 - February 18 - The West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a renewable energy project developed by ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy, has generated its first electricity for the United Kingdom's national grid.
Views: 378
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Kestrel and SSL to serve Americas

February 18 - February 18 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Views: 625
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WWL adds Santander

February 18 - February 18 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added a twice monthly call at Santander in Spain to its Europe-Oceania service.
Views: 478
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Port executive appointments for France

February 18 - February 18 - The Marseilles Fos port authority has appointed Jean-Marc Forneri as chairman, Delphine Andre as deputy chair, and backed the nomination of Christine Cabau Woehrel as chief executive officer (ceo) on the port's executive board.
Views: 463
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Seaports of Niedersachsen sees positives

February 18 - February 18 - Despite a year-on-year fall of seven percent in cargo volumes, the Seaports of Niedersachsen reports that individual business areas of its ports, such as the handling of wind energy components, forest products and automobiles, has seen posit
Views: 325
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Reggeborg delivered to Wagenborg

February 17 - February 17 - After successful sea trials, the multipurpose vessel Reggeborg - the second in a series of three cargo ships - has been delivered to Wagenborg Shipping.
Views: 264
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Arctic shipping routes no silk road for China

February 17 - February 17 - The Arctic Institute has released a report entitled The Future of Arctic Shipping: A New Silk Road for China, which discusses the impact Arctic shipping routes will have on trade to and from Asia.
Views: 344
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Wind tower rises with SNS

February 17 - February 17 - SNS International Transport has transported components for a wind turbine tower, which will be installed in Jordan's Al Shobak district.
Views: 399
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QCN unifies brand

February 17 - February 17 - Quality Cargo Networks (QCN) has launched a streamlined marketing concept for the three companies that it manages: Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network.
Views: 372
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First for Yekaterinburg, says Volga-Dnepr

February 17 - February 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a 103-tonne turbine rotor from Frankfurt-Hahn to Yekaterinburg, Russia onboard on of its AN-124-100 freighter aircraft.
Views: 612
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Fednav "delivers higher standard"

February 14 - February 14 - International dry bulk shipping group, Fednav Limited, has launched its new webiste along with a new brand image and video showcasing its activities.
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Giant rotor flies with Ruslan

February 14 - February 14 - Ruslan International has carried a power station rotor from Kuwait to Singapore using one of the 17 Antonov AN-124 freighter aircraft under its management.
Views: 514
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Panama reaches initial deal to resume canal expansion

February 14 - February 14 - Reports in the international media suggest that the outline of a deal has been reached towards ending a lengthy budget dispute over the stalled project to expand the Panama canal.
Views: 429
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Liebherr denies blame for Brazilian accident

February 14 - February 14 - All investigations concluded to date by the Liebherr crane experts have shown that its LR 11350 crane was not the cause of the accident at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo on November 27, 2013.
Views: 435
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Heavy lifts for Fagioli

February 14 - February 14 - Fagioli India has lifted an 800-tonne ship-to-shore crane at Pipavav port in India.
Views: 539
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Polet denies reports

February 14 - February 14 - Polet Airlines has denied reports in the international media that charter rates for the AN-124 freighter are set to increase following the grounding of two of its aircraft.
Views: 353
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Concerns about new Australian heavy vehicle law

February 13 - February 13 - Australia's National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is working closely with the industry to address concerns about the length of time it is currently taking to issue permits for heavy haulage operators.
Views: 612
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StederDelta goes for two in Romania

February 13 - February 13 - StederDelta Group has decided to open a new office in Bucharest, which will focus on commercial operations.
Views: 394
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Cautious optimism from WWH

February 13 - February 13 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH) has seen a positive growth in deep sea volumes transported and the group's maritime services segment for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Views: 663
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DHL wins wind power project

February 13 - February 13 - DHL Industrial Projects China has won a contract to transport six 2.1 MW wind turbines from China to Chile.
Views: 384
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Glacier delivers Cassiopeia Star

February 13 - February 13 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Glacier has delivered the bulk carrier Cassiopeia Star to the port of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands.
Views: 318
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Arklow banks on Ferus

February 13 - February 13 - Ferus Smit shipyard has delivered the 8,400 dwt multipurpose vessel Arklow Bank to Arklow Shipping.
Views: 228
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Heavy lift growth at Tiong Woon

February 12 - February 12 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd has posted a net profit increase of 46 percent at SGD13.4 million (USD10.6 million) for the six months ended December 31, 2013.
Views: 594
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ISS wins African energy contract

February 12 - February 12 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has secured an offshore logistics contract from Norwegian geophysical services company Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) to support its operations in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 431
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New Spanish office for WWL

February 12 - February 12 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new branch office in Barcelona to support its growing customer business in Spain.
Views: 1143
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EMS gets transformers moving

February 12 - February 12 - EMS Chartering has begun the transport of four 130-tonne transformers from their production facility in Germany to Turkey.
Views: 420
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Energy on the up for QFG

February 12 - February 12 - Multimodal transportation specialist Quality Freight Group (QFG) has transported various wind farm components from Germany to Northern Ireland for Wind NI.
Views: 352
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It's a gold mine for Globalink

February 12 - February 12 - Globalink's project logistics team has handled a turnkey transportation project of three mills from China for a gold mine in the southeast of Kazakhstan.
Views: 595
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HAROPA optimistic for 2014

February 12 - February 12 - The port system grouping together Le Havre, Rouen and Paris - HAROPA - has recorded a six percent rise in sea traffic, and the number of containers handled in 2013.
Views: 551
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Pella buys Sietas

February 12 - February 12 - As of March 10, 2014, Russia's Pella Shipyard is taking over the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg.
Views: 791
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Record rotor blade test for Scheuerle

February 12 - February 12 - Wiesbauer has completed a series of tests on a Vestas V126 wind turbine blade at the manufacturer's production facility in Lem, Denmark using a Scheuerle InterCombi SP with a rotor blade adapter.
Views: 301
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New platform model for NBR

February 11 - February 11 - NBR Offshore Logistics has added a new 350-tonne capacity crawler loading platform - the C400PL - to its crawler transporter range.
Views: 433
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Two of a kind for Globalink

February 11 - February 11 - Globalink has handed the transport of two transformers from Turkey to North Buzachi in Kazakhstan, as well as the transport of Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines from Uzbekistan to Singapore and back.
Views: 478
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It all starts here, says SOHAR

February 11 - February 11 - SOHAR Port and Freezone have launched a new brand identity as part of an international marketing drive.
Views: 467
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ABS guides NSR shippers

February 11 - February 11 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has released a technical paper supporting shipowners and operators that plan to transit the increasing popular shipping routes through the Arctic seas.
Views: 547
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Rio-bound Beta hitches ride with Cosco

February 11 - February 11 - Atlantica Tender Drilling's semi-submersible Beta platform has been successfully transported from Dalian to Rio De Janeiro on the deck of Coscol's semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Tai An Kou.
Views: 371
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IMC Tracker monitors OOG transit damage

February 10 - February 10 - The IMC Group has developed a new system that enables users to monitor high value, high-risk assets such as heavy-duty equipment during transportation.
Views: 266
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NSA and Rickmers-Linie join forces

February 10 - February 10 - National Shipping of America (NSA) has partnered with Rickmers-Linie (America) to provide more global connections to Puerto Rico shippers and expand breakbulk services to the island.
Views: 441
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Lysander ships heavy nacelle

February 10 - February 10 - Lysander Shipping has arranged the import and delivery of a large wind turbine nacelle from Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea to the NAREC testing facility in Blyth.
Views: 529
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Huge ALHD delivery for Dockwise

February 10 - February 10 - Boskalis subsidiary Dockwise has delivered the hull of the Australian Landing Helicopter Dock (ALHD) Adelaide from Vigo, Spain to Melbourne, Australia on board its semisubmersible heavy lift vessel, Blue Marlin.
Views: 531
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Alexander barges in

February 10 - February 10 - Alexander Global Logistics chartered a barge to transport 1,000 cu m of machinery from Basel and Duisburg to Antwerp.
Views: 418
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NCSG acquires Mullen

February 10 - February 10 - Edmonton headquartered NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services has acquired the Calgary based Mullen Rigging and Industrial Services Inc.
Views: 574
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Olympic moves for Volga-Dnepr

February 7 - February 7 - Volga-Dnepr Group has completed its role in helping the 2014 Winter Olympic Games get off to a flying start by delivering over 1,800 tonnes of air cargo to Sochi over the last 12 months.
Views: 684
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Toll wins huge INPEX contract

February 7 - February 7 - Toll Group has been awarded a contract by global oil and gas exploration and production company INPEX, valued at AUD90 million over 10 years.
Views: 337
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R&B transports drill-rig

February 7 - February 7 - R&B Global Projects has organised the transportation of a dismantled mobile drill-rig from the Krapina-Zagorje province of Croatia to the port of Poti in Georgia.
Views: 377
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Jumbo wins Ithaca contract

February 7 - February 7 - Jumbo Shipping has been awarded a contract with Ithaca Energy for the provision of the FPF-1 mooring system installation for the Greater Stella Area development.
Views: 424
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Cardinal opens in Basildon

February 6 - February 6 - Cardinal Maritime has expanded its presence in the south of England, with the opening of a new office in Basildon, Essex.
Views: 453
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Challenging yacht shipment for Allseas

February 6 - February 6 - Allseas Global Logistics' project team has transported a yacht from a shipyard in Rayong, Thailand to Southampton, UK.
Views: 556
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KBR wins design contract

February 6 - February 6 - KBR has been awarded a contract for the basic design development for Heerema Offshore Services' large new submersible crane vessel (NSCV) through its subsidiary GVA.
Views: 381
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Sacema gets mill turning

February 6 - February 6 - Denmark based Sacema Project Shipping has completed the shipment of a secondhand board mill from Italy to India.
Views: 639
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DAHER-HCS takes the roundabout way

February 6 - February 6 - DAHER-HCS has handled the transport of a 243-tonne transformer to a loading station in Leutenbach on a Scheuerle InterCombi SP with 2 x 10 axle lines.
Views: 224
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FKAB secures conversion contract

February 6 - January 6 - FKAB China has won a design order from ZPMC's shipping arm, for the conversion of a 15 year old aframax tanker into a semi-submersible heavy lift vessel.
Views: 566
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High five for Indian ports

February 6 - February 6 - The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of four new container terminal projects and one multipurpose cargo berth project.
Views: 476
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Winkler off to Page & Jones

February 6 - February 6 - In the USA, GPS Global Project Services has been merged into Page & Jones Inc with the former's Heino Winkler joining the latter's team in its Atlanta office as director, global project services.
Views: 447
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Extension complete at Corpus Christi

February 5 - February 5 - The Port of Corpus Christi has completed its La Quinta Channel Extension Project, which has extended the La Quinta Ship Channel by approximately 2.25 km to a depth of 12.5 m below mean low tide.
Views: 316
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Felbermayr overcomes bridges

February 5 - February 5 - Felbermayr has transported eight heavy loads for a new aluminium factory for Austrian aluminium producer, AMAG in Ranshofen.
Views: 349
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CEA handles factory parts

February 5 - February 5 - CEA Projects has handled the transportation of 5,200 tonnes of factory parts for the Nissan Motor Company.
Views: 497
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M&M appoints Lunde

February 5 - February 5 - Maritime and Merchant AS (M&M), which is to be renamed Maritime & Merchant Bank ASA, has appointed Dagfinn Lunde to its board of directors.
Views: 388
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ISS supports Saipem

February 5 - February 5 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has supported international contractor to the oil and gas industry, Saipem, with a major pipe laying project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 426
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Aeros and Bertling partner up

February 5 - February 5 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) and Houston's Bertling Logistics have signed a memorandum with the view to establish a strategic partnership supporting global project logistics.
Views: 367
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OXL seeks to reassure creditors

February 4 - February 5 - Just over one month since it filed for creditor protection, Zeebrugge-based heavy lift and multi-purpose shipping line OXL it is confident that it will meet the May deadline set by the Belgian court to restructure its business and satisfy cre
Views: 856
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ISS appoints Mackay

February 4 - February 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed David Mackay as senior vice president of its Africa region.
Views: 640
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Aircraft takes to the road

February 4 - February 4 - Van der Vlist has transported a 23.1 m long and 3.6 m high Fokker F27 display plane, weighing 10 tonnes, from Hoofdorp to the National Military Museum in Soesterberg.
Views: 225
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New Mercedes-Benz SLT

February 4 - February 4 - Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new SLT heavy haulage vehicle, designed for a gross truck and trailer weight of 250 tonnes.
Views: 1102
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Gulf Agency takes two

February 4 - February 4 - Gulf Agency Services has handled project cargoes from two heavy lift vessels in Djibouti.
Views: 555
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Tuscor Lloyds rushes to print

February 4 - February 4 - Tuscor Lloyds has organised the shipment of over 368 tonnes of flexographic printing machinery from Germany to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 516
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Liburnia delivers coke chamber duo

February 4 - February 4 - Liburnia Martime Agency has delivered two coke chambers from Ortona, Itlay to an oil refinery in Sisak, Croatia.
Views: 349
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Mammoet assists Sellafield lift

February 4 - February 4 - Mammoet has helped remove a ventilation stack weighing 100 tonnes from a Silos Direct Encapsulation Plant (SDP) at the Sellafield nuclear power station in the UK.
Views: 377
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Saudia Cargo maintains solid performance in 2013

February 4 - February 4 - Saudia Cargo continues to perform well despite the difficult economic climate, comments Nabil Khojah, ceo of the standalone air freight business of Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Views: 636
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Coscol to supply for Shell

February 3 - February 3 - COSCO Shipping Co Ltd (Coscol) has officially become a provider of transport services for heavy lift cargoes for Shell, after successfully passing a QHSE assessment by the oil and gas giant.
Views: 583
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PCN duo in separator move

February 3 - February 3 - Trinidad's Ramps Logistics and its South Korean partner, Daewon Logipia Co Ltd have handled the transportation of a vertical dryer inlet separator from Ulsan to the Port of Lisas.
Views: 568
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Project logistics first in Myanmar

February 3 - February 3 - This year, Project Cargo Nexus is holding its annual meeting in Yangon, Myanmar from March 12 - 14, which is the first time an international logistics event has been held in the country, the network claims.
Views: 445
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17th BUSINESSrun set for Shanghai

February 3 - February 3 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced the 17th BreakBulk BUSINESSrun, which will take place in Shanghai on March 12, 2014.
Views: 636
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Success for GBS in Dusseldorf

February 3 - February 3 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) attended the yacht and water sports trade fair, Boot Dusseldorf, from January 18 - 16 for the 11th time and claims that it was a much better show than previous years.
Views: 405
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M&M bank gets go ahead

February 3 - February 3 - Maritime & Merchant AS (M&M) has received regulatory approval to operate a private bank in Norway, which will be dedicated to meeting the funding needs of owners active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide.
Views: 502
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Terex trio service lock

February 3 - February 3 - Nantes based company Sogecofa, part of the Mediaco Group, has used three heavy Terex all terrain cranes - an AC 350, an AC 500-2 and an AC 700 - to help service the Kembs lock on the Grand Canal of Alsace.
Views: 587
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Poor container packing costing industry millions

February 3 - February 3 - Analysis by specialist transport and logistics insurer TT Club has revealed that as many as two thirds of accidents that involve the loss of, or damage to, containerised cargo are thought to be caused by poor or improper packing and securing.
Views: 200
Poor container packing costing industry millions thumbnail image

Poor container packing costing industry millions

February 3 - February 03 - Analysis by specialist transport and logistics insurer TT Club has revealed that as many as two thirds of accidents that involve the loss of, or damage to, containerised cargo are thought to be caused by poor or improper packing and securing

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