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Loco motion for Steder

March 31 - March 31 - Steder Group FZCO - the Djibouti-based subsidiary of Netherlands headquartered Steder Group bv - has transported five heavy locomotives for new railway projects in Ethiopia.
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Columbia adds Chinook lift

March 31 - March 31 - Columbia Helicopters has acquired five Boeing CH-47D helicopters formerly operated by the US Army.
Views: 268
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EMS opens in Helsinki

March 31 - March 31 - Bremen based logistics company and part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, EMS Log GmbH has opened a branch office in Helsinki, which will be headed up be Markku Koponen.
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Projects and contracts - March 28th 2014

March 28 - This week we have seen major developments in the oil and gas sector in Russia, a conflicted outlook for the future of Scottish renewables and the first step in China's shale gas journey - and much more.
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Seaway Heavy Lifting opens Rotterdam yard

March 28 - March 28 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has agreed a deal with Rhenus Logistics to rent warehouse facilities, an open storage area and quayside space for 10 years in Maasvlakte, Rotterdam.
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HAV eyes lighter-than-air future

March 27 - March 27 - UK headquartered Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has purchased a 92 m long US Army airship and converted it into the world's longest aircraft, the Airlander 10.
Views: 223
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Crowley delivers Tubular Bells

March 27 - March 27 - Crowley has provided ocean towing services for the Tubular Bells topside in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas industry contractor, Saipem.
Views: 299
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Julius delivered to Gray

March 27 - March 27 - Gray Offshore has taken delivery of a 91.4 m x 30.5 m ABS-classed heavy-duty ocean deck barge, Julius, from Conrad Shipyard LLC.
Views: 343
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DHL appoints Davel

March 27 - March 27 - DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Jannie Davel as its new senior vice president of air freight for DHL Global Forwarding, Americas.
Views: 416
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AWA opens Houston office

March 27 - March 27 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA) has opened a new office in Houston to handle the company's growing business in the region for project freight, oil and gas, breakbulk and containerised cargo moves.
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Tradelossa in super-long move

March 27 - March 27 - Mexico's Tradelossa is currently engaged in a super-heavy movement, which will see it transport an 880-tonne C2 splitter column.
Views: 264
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DB Schenker completes Russian intermodal move

March 27 - March 27 - DB Schenker Logistics has transported four out-of-gauge ABB-manufactured transformers 4,000 km from the port of St Petersburg to Novosibirsk Hydroelectric Power Station.
Views: 243
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Esbjerg breaks records for third year running

March 26 - March 26 - Denmark's Port of Esbjerg reported record-breaking revenue and profit for the third consecutive year in 2013, reflecting high activity in its three main business areas - ro-ro, oil and gas and offshore wind.
Views: 297
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Cargolux appoints Reich

March 26 - March 26 - Cargolux International Airlines S.A. has appointed Dirk Reich as its president and chief executive officer.
Views: 349
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Panprojects sees revenue surge

March 26 - March 26 - Panprojects - the specialised project cargo division of international freight forwarder Panalpina - saw its turnover grow 20 percent year-on-year during 2013.
Views: 320
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Gebr

March 26 - March 26 - Despite volatile market conditions, Gebr
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WWL ALS opens in Aberdeen

March 26 - March 26 - WWL ALS (Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services) has opened a new office in Aberdeen, Scotland, which will be headed up by senior manager of projects and shipping, Richard Platts, who is currently based in Hull.
Views: 426
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De Jonghe to shoot off 18th BUSINESSrun

March 26 - March 26 - Flensborg and Associates, a Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that TEJO's founder, Ingrid De Jonghe, will fire the starting pistol the 18th Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Antwerp.
Views: 432
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New office for FPS Australia

March 26 - March 26 - Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Australia has opened a new sales office in Albury, New South Wales, to serve the growing economy in the area.
Views: 275
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Alexander wins plant project

March 26 - March 26 - Alexander Global Logistics GmbH has secured a new transportation project for a pipe and tube production plant from Europe, India, Thailand and China to Houston in the USA.
Views: 352
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Port of Hull gets the green light

March 26 - March 26 - Siemens has confirmed that it will be investing GBP160 million (USD264 million) in wind turbine production and installation facilities at Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Hull.
Views: 429
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ABC ups US lift

March 25 - March 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a new twice-weekly B747-8 freighter service connecting Dallas/Fort Worth with Amsterdam and Moscow.
Views: 292
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Tuscor Lloyds celebrates 20 years

March 25 - March 25 - 2014 marks 20 years of operation for global shipping agent and freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds.
Views: 335
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New Norwegian office for Martin Bencher

March 25 - March 25 - Martin Bencher has opened a new office in Kristiansand, Norway, which will be managed by business development manager, Hongyi Niu.
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Agility posts 2013 results

March 25 - March 25 - For the full year ended December 31, 2013, Agility's net profits stood at KD46.2 million (USD164.1 million), which is an increase of 37 percent over the full year of 2012.
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Canaveral extension starts in April

March 25 - March 25 - The widening and deepening of Canaveral Harbor will begin during April and is scheduled for completion during November 2014.
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TotalViax and Martin Bencher join forces

March 25 - March 25 - Martin Bencher USA and Venezuela's TotalViax worked together to transport a 91.6-tonne rotary railcar dumper from its manufacturer's facility in New Orleans to the customer's premises 35 km away from the Venezuelan river port of Palua.
Views: 333
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Rolldock performs flo-flo operation

March 24 - March 24 - Rolldock's Rolldock Sea has loaded two 900-tonne push tugs in Izmit, Turkey by the float-in method destined for shipment to Nueva Palmira in Uruguay.
Views: 265
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Seaway wins Dudgeon project

March 24 - March 24 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation of 67 foundations and one substation for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project.
Views: 267
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Gertzen chooses Liebherr capacity

March 24 - March 24 - Gertzen Krane & Transporte GmbH & Co. KG has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 283
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Polytra on the double

March 24 - March 24 - Polytra bv has shipped 80 bulk wagons from Romanian to Casablanca in Morocco, and 12,000 freight tonnes of pre-assembled steel structures from Moravski Krumlov in the Czech Republic to Germany's port of Hamburg.
Views: 594
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Mining move for R&B

March 24 - March 24 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has handled the shipment of a series of dismantled dump trucks and spare vehicle bodies for the mining industry from Yokohoma in Japan to Guinea's port of Conakry.
Views: 343
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E-1 Ship 1 back in service

March 24 - March 24 - German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon has re-commissioned its E-1 Ship 1 vessel, which is now back in service transporting wind turbine components.
Views: 187
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52 tonne compressor shipped

March 24 - March 24 - The UK and German members of the project forwarding network, Project Professionals Group, have worked together to transport an over-dimensional compressor weighing 52 tonnes from Scotland to Mexico via Antwerp.
Views: 352
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Maersk-Rickmers discontinued - official statement

March 22 - March 22 - Following the news reported on the HLPFI website on March 20 that the Maersk-Rickmers U.S. Flag Project Carrier joint venture is being discontinued, the two partners in the jv, Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) and Rickmers-Linie (Americas) have issue
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Dalian in SPMT move

March 21 - March 21 - Dalian Kingdom Logistics Group - also known as Junde - has moved a 420-tonne cool box at a Dalian shipyard using 48 axle lines SPMTs from Tianjie Heavy Industries (THI).
Views: 363
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Manston could close in three weeks

March 21 - March 21 - According to a BBC report, Kent's Manston Airport could be closed as early as April 9, 2014 says its chief executive Charles Buchanan.
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Polet aircraft arrested

March 21 - March 21 - According to reports in the international media, Polet Airlines' second AN-124 has been arrested in the UK.
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Delta carries construction equipment

March 21 - March 21 - Delta Maritime has arranged the road transportation of 30 lots of equipment from Poland to the Platamonas, Koropi and Shimatari construction sites in Greece.
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GBS enters Genoa

March 21 - March 21 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) Yacht Transport has opened a new office in Genoa, Italy, which will be headed up by Alessandra Terzi.
Views: 253
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EPC round up - March 21, 2014

March 21 - March 21 - Here is a round up of some of the most important developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week.
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Mammoet meets tight mining deadlines

March 21 - March 21 - Mammoet has worked against the clock to complete two back-to-back transportation assignments for Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) and BHP Billiton Iron Ore.
Views: 272
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Rollit keeps cool

March 21 - March 21 - Belgian project cargo specialist, Rollit Cargo, has transported seven air coolers from Montoir, France to Langelo near Norg in the Netherlands.
Views: 287
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CSA urges ice breaker investment

March 21 - March 21 - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) is extremely concerned that Canada's ice breaker fleet will not be able to create and maintain the routes needed to move key cargo to Canadian and American industries.
Views: 366
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P3 network receives FMC approval

March 21 - March 21 - The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has given the official go ahead for the P3 network, comprising Maersk, Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA-CGM, to become effective from March 24, 2014.
Views: 280
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MeteoGroup rebrands globally

March 21 - March 21 - MeteoGroup, a leading global weather business, has revealed a new logo and tagline "Empowering the world to master the weather" as part of its company rebrand.
Views: 318
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New German line signs up for 10 ships

March 21 - March 21 - Zeaborn GmbH, a Bremen-based German shipping company established in 2013, has confirmed that it has signed a contract with a Chinese shipyard for the construction of ten multipurpose ships.
Views: 420
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Crane sales grow Stateside

March 20 - March 20 - A number of US based equipment rental, retail and service providers have added new crane, truck and trailer capacity to their ranks, including Bay Crane, Crane Service Inc. and Bigge Crane & Rigging.
Views: 428
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Tacoma's breakbulk up

March 20 - March 20 - The Port of Tacoma reported gains in breakbulk cargo and auto import volumes through February, but noted that container volumes continued to fall.
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Roethig appointed to WWPC board

March 20 - March 20 - During the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 14th membership conference in Phuket, General Transport's Fritz Mumenthaler resigned from the network's board of advisors and was replaced by Dirk Roethig of LS Cargo International.
Views: 444
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WSS invests in Asia

March 19 - March 19 - Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) is expanding it network of supply points across Asia in response to an increasing level of oil and gas exploration and production in the region.
Views: 378
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Helicopters fly over Atlantic

March 19 - March 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown four helicopters from Italy's Milano Malpensa Airport to Los Angeles Airport for the Heli Expo in Los Angeles on board one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 268
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AGM regulations for North American entry

March 19 - March 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised on Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) regulations for vessels arriving at North American ports during summer 2014, as issued by the US Department of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency,
Views: 355
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Komatsu move for WWL ALS

March 19 - March 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) Deutschland GmbH has arranged the transportation of a Komatsu WA600 from its factory in Hannover, Germnay to Beverwijk in the Netherlands.
Views: 357
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Pressure on for PSL

March 19 - March 19 - Paragon Shipping & Logistics (PSL) has handled the shipment of a 311-tonne high pressure separator from Sharjah in the UAE to Montreal, Canada for Belleli Energy.
Views: 327
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BBC joins Shipping Australia

March 18 - March 18 - BBC Chartering Australia Pty Ltd has joined Shipping Australia Limited as a full voting member.
Views: 232
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Lagasee heads up Zeeland

March 18 - March 18 - Jan Lagasee has been appointed interim ceo of NV Zeeland Seaports.
Views: 360
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Fairmount completes Castoro Sei tow

March 18 - March 18 - Fairmount Marine has towed the pipelay vessel Castoro Sei from Genoa in Italy to Rotterdam, using its tug Fairmount Glacier.
Views: 197
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Scheuerle launches Non-Cassette Carrier

March 18 - March 18 - Scheuerle has launched a new trailer configuration for the transportation of 24 m x 4.5 m long packed metal sheets - the Non-Cassette Carrier.
Views: 185
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Jumbo secures Subsea 7 deal

March 18 - March 18 - Netherlands headquartered Jumbo has signed a contract with Subsea 7 for the provision of FPSO mooring piles and ground chain installations for the Dana Western Isles Development Project (WIDP) in the North Sea.
Views: 361
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Terex adds Headden

March 18 - March 18 - Terex Cranes North America has named Steve Headden its vice president of sales.
Views: 344
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Jack-Up Barge pioneers offshore system

March 17 - March 17 - Offshore self-elevating platform supplier Jack-Up Barge has completed sea trials of a new installation method for offshore wind turbines - a portable DP2 system.
Views: 145
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WWPC breaks record in Phuket

March 17 - March 17 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised an impressive USD31,000 for the Hanseatic School for Life during the charity auction at its 14th annual conference in Phuket - the largest amount the network has raised at one of its conferences so
Views: 453
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BNSF to invest USD5 billion

March 17 - March 17 - BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has revealed a USD5 billion capital commitment plan for 2014, up USD1 billion over its 2013 capital spend.
Views: 248
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Giant propeller leaves Hamburg

March 17 - March 17 - A giant propeller weighing 113 tonnes and measuring 10.3 m wide was loaded at Container Terminal Werder on the container ship Hyundai Together at the Port of Hamburg.
Views: 386
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Alexander moves heat gear to Egypt

March 17 - March 17 - Alexander Global Logistics has moved two over-dimensional spare-part units for heat exchangers between Germany and Egypt.
Views: 367
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WWL ALS moves flanges

March 14 - March 14 - WWL ALS UK International has coordinated the transport of two 7 m wide flanges from St Helens to Hartlepool in the UK.
Views: 318
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Myanmar opens its cargo doors

March 14 - March 14 - Myanmar has hosted its first-ever international logistics event with freight forwarders coming from all over the world to meet in Yangon to explore the local market.
Views: 254
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Erickson on the Hunt

March 14 - March 14 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has signed a four-year contract with Hunt Oil Exploration and Production Company of Peru, L.L.C., to deliver construction, cargo and personnel airlift services in the country.
Views: 316
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Intermarine Operations Centre now open

March 14 - March 14 - Intermarine LLC's new Operations Centre at Industrial Terminal, the company's breakbulk terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, is now officially open housing Intermarine's entire technical, operations, traffic and terminal teams.
Views: 156
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Ports name regional reps

March 14 - March 14 - The Port of Antwerp is expanding its representation in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) with two new port representatives: Robert Giraud and Hans Knigs, who with Dr Dieter Lindenblatt complete Antwerp's team of German representatives.
Views: 425
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Patrol boats moved to Columbia

March 14 - March 14 - Florida, USA yacht transportation specialist, Yacht Exports, has successfully transported and delivered a 63 ft naval patrol boat to C
Views: 221
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Oversize crane departs Antwerp

March 13 - March 13 - A 69 m tall container crane destined for Norway has been loaded on board a pontoon in the Delwaide dock at the port of Antwerp.
Views: 316
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FMC reveals compromise agreements

March 13 - March 13 - In the USA, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that it has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD350,000 in civil penalties.
Views: 216
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Allseas ships in turbines

March 13 - March 13 - Allseas Global Logistics has coordinated the shipment of steam turbines, generators, parts and accessories from the port of Chennai, India to Oldbury in the UK.
Views: 365
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Boskalis breaks records in 2013

March 13 - March 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands based dredging and marine contractor - posted a record net profit of EUR366 million (USD511 million) in 2013, up from EUR249 million (USD347.7 million) in 2012.
Views: 468
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Latin sales soar for Liebherr

March 13 - March 13 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has experienced continuing strong demand for its mobile harbour crane range in Latin America, with seven orders being placed by regional port and terminal operators.
Views: 299
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Projects battle through Great Lakes ice-out

March 13 - March 13 - The Great Lakes - an important North American waterway that connects to the Atlantic Ocean through the St. Lawrence Seaway System - has seen the heaviest ice coverage for more than 40 years, says the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administra
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Ahlers sees Indian potential

March 13 - March 13 - Ahlers India has celebrated 10 years of successful trading in the country by generating revenues of USD24.75 million during its 2013 financial year.
Views: 424
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NileDutch ups West Africa capacity

March 13 - March 13 - Netherlands headquartered shipping line NileDutch has enhanced its Asia-West Africa container service by chartering a 4,250 teu vessel onto the route.
Views: 664
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Blue Water renews Kazakh contract

March 12 - March 12 - Blue Water Shipping's Aktau facility has renewed a contract to provide domestic freight services for the Kazakhstan branch of Halliburton International Inc.
Views: 286
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ISS appoints Lavau-Wira

March 12 - March 12 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Olivier Lavau-Wira as vice president of sales, marine solutions, for its South and Central America region.
Views: 364
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Kita makes a move

March 12 - March 12 - Turkish project forwarder and logistics services provider Kita Logistics has relocated its Istanbul head office to a new location.
Views: 306
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Royal Arctic Line reports deficit

March 12 - March 12 - A 9.1 percent decrease in freight volumes to and from Greenland has resulted in Royal Arctic Line posting a loss before tax and minority interests of DKK20 million (USD3.7 million) and DKK14million (USD2.6 million) after tax for 2013.
Views: 297
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Spriggs turns to Hiab for Bloodhound move

March 12 - March 12 - UK based specialist haulage contractor Arthur Spriggs and Sons used Hiab equipment to help move a replica of the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car (SSC) - a 13 m long, 3.5 m high supersonic rocket and jet-propelled vehicle.
Views: 300
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Ocean Ranger makes debut

March 12 - March 12 - Charleston Harbour's newest heavy lift crane Ocean Ranger, which is owned and operated by Charleston Heavy Lift Inc, made its first lift when it unloaded a 308-tonne generator onto a barge at Columbus Street Terminal.
Views: 256
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Sea Star and Horizon face the music

March 11 - March 11 - Sea Star Line LLC and Horizon Lines LLC will pay a USD3.4 million settlement to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act when they knowingly fixed the price of government cargo transportation contracts between the USA and Pue
Views: 300
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ArcelorMittal chooses PKP for super-long lines

March 11 - March 11 - Poland headquartered rail freight specialist PKP Cargo Logistics has started handling 120 m long steel railway lines on behalf of ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel producer.
Views: 355
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Logwin revenue falls

March 11 - March 11 - In its 2013 financial year, the Logwin Group reported total revenues of EUR1.22 billion (USD1.68 billion) compared with EUR1.32 billion (USD1.82 billion) in 2012.
Views: 337
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PSA Marine enters PB Sea-Tow talks

March 11 - March 11 - Hong Kong headquartered Pacific Basin Shipping Limited has entered into discussions with PSA Marine to divest its harbour towage, offshore towage and infrastructure support business, PB Sea-Tow.
Views: 386
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Acta races with Coastal Chariot

March 10 - March 10 - Netherlands headquartered Acta Marine has taken delivery of Coastal Chariot - a DP1 multipurpose support vessel built by the Maritiem Cluster Friesland shipyard.
Views: 233
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Caterpillar move for Van der Vlist

March 10 - March 10 - Van der Vlist has transported two CAT 777F dump trucks from the its Zeebrugge site to the Bastenaken Terminal in Belgium for shipment to Port Hueneme in California, USA for Caterpillar Used Equipment Services International (CUESI).
Views: 245
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ISS appoints Ferguson

March 10 - March 10 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Michael Ferguson as vice president of cargo solutions, terminals and port infrastructure.
Views: 371
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Conxion crosses borders

March 10 - March 10 - Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment has transported a 95-tonne heat exchanger from Jebel Ali Free Zone in the UAE to Qatar, and offloaded it at the Qatar Petroleum refinery in Doha.
Views: 424
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Antwerp goes on the road with steel and breakbulk

March 10 - March 10 - The Port of Antwerp is taking its roadshow to China once more visiting Shenzhen, Shanghai and Ningbo with the emphasis on promoting its services for the steel and breakbulk sectors.
Views: 381
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UECC orders LNG PCTCs

March 7 - March 7 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has signed a deal to build two, dual-fuel LNG Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs).
Views: 292
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H&P chooses DNV GL

March 7 - March 7 - German shipowner Harren & Partner (H&P) is to implement DNV GL business intelligence software systems ShipManager Analyzer and ShipManager QHSE for its entire fleet of 52 vessels.
Views: 329
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Tuscor sails slitter case

March 7 - March 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the shipment of a 35-tonne slitter case from Birmingham in the UK to Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 387
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LA on hunt for port director

March 7 - March 7 - Los Angeles' mayor, Eric Garcetti, has announced that a global executive search to fill the position of executive director at the Port of Los Angeles has got underway.
Views: 370
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GBS opens in Hamburg

March 7 - March 7 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) has opened a new office in Hamburg, which will be headed up by Michael Wirt.
Views: 255
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Generator jack-up for Tradelossa

March 7 - March 7 - Tradelossa has transported a 200-tonne generator from the port of Altamira to a thermal power station in the state of Durango, where rigging operations were performed to position the generator on its foundations.
Views: 155
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LOC welcomes Bidwell

March 6 - March 6 - Dr. Robin Bidwell CBE has been appointed non-executive chairman of global marine engineering consultancy, LOC Group.
Views: 318
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CNCo completes acquisition of Pacifica

March 6 - March 6 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has completed the purchase of Pacifica Shipping from New Zealand's Skeggs Group of companies.
Views: 512
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Mammoet opens in Cairo

March 6 - March 6 - Following the establishment of a new branch in Baku, Azerbaijan, Mammoet has also opened an office in Cairo, Egypt.
Views: 478
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Pan Ocean looking for merger or acquisition

March 6 - March 6 - Korean shipping company, Pan Ocean has appointed Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers as its advisor to provide guidance and support in a potential merger or acquisition operation.
Views: 333
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Intermarine appoints Johnson

March 5 - March 5 - Intermarine LLC has appointed Mark Johnson as vice president of global sales and marketing.
Views: 349
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Mohr to retire from Port of Everett

March 5 - March 5 - The Port of Everett's executive director, John Mohr, has announced that he plans to retire from the position in January 2015.
Views: 273
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President's FY 2015 budget harmful to seaports?

March 5 - March 5 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has expressed both encouragement and disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programmes that were proposed in the President's FY 2015 budget.
Views: 288
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Panalpina EBIT on the up

March 5 - March 5 - International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina reported an earnings before interest or taxes (EBIT) of CHF48 million (USD54 million), or CHF108 million (USD121 million) when adjusted for non-recurring items, which is more than
Views: 326
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GPLN relocates event

March 5 - March 5 - Following the decision of the WCA Family to postpone its forthcoming membership conference, the Global Projects Logistics Network (GPLN) is moving its Annual Global Meeting (AGM) from Bangkok to the resort town of Hua Hin, Thailand.
Views: 321
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UK backs HAV future

March 5 - March 5 - The UK Government-backed Technology Strategy Board has awarded a
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Merritts in power machinery move

March 4 - March 4 - Kirkby, Nottinghamshire based Merritts Machinery Logistics has completed the delivery and installation of industrial power plant fan casings at the Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station.
Views: 296
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Ulferts & Wittrock chooses Nooteboom

March 4 - March 4 - Oldenburg, Germany headquartered Ulferts & Wittrock has added several six-axle Nooteboom extendible semi low-loaders to its fleet, including the latest generation Nooteboom eight-line MCO-PX semi low-loader with detachable Multidolly.
Views: 262
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J. M

March 4 - March 4 - Following an eight percent decline in overall cargo volumes in 2013 through the port of Brake, the port's operator called for the River Weser to be improved to help improve its operational competitiveness.
Views: 457
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Samson debuts synthetic crane rope

March 4 - March 4 - Manitowoc Cranes has debuted its Grove RT770E rough-terrain crane utilising Samson's KZ 100 - the first synthetic hoist rope designed specifically for mobile cranes.
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PCN duo on the case

March 4 - March 4 - Prime Cargo AS and INTERTRANSPORT Hohnholz GmbH have worked together to arrange the collection of two 33-tonne cases from their supplier's facility in Osnabr
Views: 328
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Breakbulk up in Tacoma

March 4 - March 4 - Despite a 5 percent drop in container volumes in January 2014, the Port of Tacoma posted a 15 percent rise in breakbulk cargo volumes compared with the same period in 2013.
Views: 206
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Crowley makes waves

March 4 - March 4 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's ocean class tugs have towed the semi-submersible floating production facility Jack/St. Malo into position in the US Gulf, while its barges have delivered topsides, tendons, piles and other equipment for the facilit
Views: 157
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Aliani puts Nicolas to the test

March 4 - March 4 - Italy's Aliani Project has transported a transformer for the Terna power plant in Rosara on behalf of the Getra company, using a Nicolas MDED platform trailer and 230-tonne capacity Nicolas side girder deck combination.
Views: 205
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ABP petitions against ABLE renewables project

March 4 - March 4 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has petitioned against the decision by the British transport secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, to grant a Development Consent Order for the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP), to the dismay of the park developer, ABLE, an
Views: 366
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BBC ships catamaran

March 4 - March 4 - The Damen-built catamaran, Liberdadi, has been transported from Jurong port in Singapore to Portugal's Mindelo port on board BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Plata.
Views: 421
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MFC turns up the heat

March 3 - March 3 - India's MFC Transport Pvt Ltd has handled the transportation of two air heat exchangers from Walchandnagar Industries to the BHAVINI atomic power plant in Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu, India, on behalf of Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
Views: 313
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Gulf Agency on the double

March 3 - March 3 - Gulf Agency Services had handled two project cargo vessels at the Port of Djibouti.
Views: 243
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AAPA welcomes Obama's bill

March 3 - March 3 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has commended steps taken by President Barack Obama toward increasing the investment in transportation infrastructure, including needed infrastructure in and connecting to America's seaports.
Views: 258
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Boskalis reaches agreement on Fairmount acquisition

March 3 - March 3 - Royal Boskalis Westminster nv has reached an agreement to acquire Fairmount Marine bv and Fairmount Ocean Towage Company bv from the French group Louis Dreyfus Armateurs.
Views: 289
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Hacklin gets steel tank moving

March 3 - March 3 - Hacklin Logistics Ltd has transported an 80-tonne steel tank from its manufacturer Japrotek's premises in Pietarsaari on the west coast of Finland to Norway.
Views: 341
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Fourth round for BigLift

March 3 - March 3 - This month, BigLift Shipping's Happy Dynamic will complete the fourth of four shipments of five automated rail mounted gantry cranes (ARMGs) for Konecranes, from Gydnia, Poland to Global Terminal in New Jersey.
Views: 405
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Fairmount delivers ENSCO rig

March 3 - March 3 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has towed the rig ENSCO 5002 from Rio de Janeiro to Singapore via the Cape of Good Hope.
Views: 279
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Volga-Dnepr on the run

March 3 - March 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 73-tonne turbine runner to Russia's Bratsk hydroelectric power station for OJSC Irkutskenergo.
Views: 395

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