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Second Asian office for Peters & May

May 30 - May 30 - Peters & May has opened a second Asian base, in Shanghai, from which new team member Ai Xing will strengthen the company's support of the growing Asian yacht building market, as well as continuing to work with local yacht dealers, brokers and own
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BDP delivers rig to India

May 30 - May 30 - BDP International UK Ltd and its Indian project logistics unit Unique Global Logistics (UGL) have coordinated the shipment of a 200-tonne mobile oil rig from the port of Southampton to Rajasthan, India.
Views: 341
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Multiple plant move for OTIM

May 30 - May 30 - OTIM srl has handled the organisation and transportation of a project, comprising of outsize engineering plants, with a total weight of 548 tonnes from Italy to China.
Views: 330
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Saudi first for Volga-Dnepr

May 30 - May 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated its first flight for Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) organisation, transporting the SaudiSat-4 satellite to its launch site in Orsk, Russia.
Views: 317
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Alexander reels in the work

May 30 - May 30 - Alexander Global Logistics has handled the transport of 18 cable reels from the UK to the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, via the Chinese port of Tianjin.
Views: 343
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Aaras handles vessel trio

May 30 - May 30 - Aaras Projects and Logistics, through its affiliate Aaras Shipping Agency, has handled three breakbulk/project cargo vessels at the Karachi Port.
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Crane Rental assists fight against cancer

May 29 - May 29 - Crane Rental Corporation has helped install a proton accelerator, or cyclotron, for proton therapy cancer treatment, at the First Coast Oncology facility being built by Sauer Incorporated in Jacksonville, Florida.
Views: 364
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RR Shipping pipes up

May 29 - May 29 - RR Shipping Pvt Ltd has transported 5.2 m long seamless tubes for the oil and gas industry, with a total weight of 21.65 tonnes, from Ahmedabad to Mumbai via airfreight.
Views: 321
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FLS celebrates warehouse opening

May 29 - May 29 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has opened its new warehouse facility dedicated to project cargo in Jebel Ali Free Zone.
Views: 261
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Systematic move for Spedition Thomas

May 29 - May 29 - Spedition Thomas has transported an emission control system from Germany and Luxembourg to Jorf Lasfar in Morocco via the German port of Stade.
Views: 387
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SRT reaches double digits

May 28 - May 28 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) celebrates its tenth anniversary this month.
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Mobi-Hub puts Terex to the test

May 28 - May 28 - In April 2014, Berlin-based Mobi-Hub took delivery of a new Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane, which has recently been used to lift a 175-tonne and 12 m long power plant column at the Borsighafen port.
Views: 386
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Oversize overcomes challenges

May 28 - May 28 - Oversize Transport Service Finland has transported a large marine crane from Verona, Italy to a shipyard in Severodvinsk, Russia.
Views: 417
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Electrostatic move for ABC

May 28 - May 28 - ABC Cargo Logistic has transported electrostatic heater treatment equipment from the shipper's facilities in Carenco, Los Angeles to Houston.
Views: 440
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World Logistics on the right track

May 28 - May 28 - World Logistics Consulting Inc. is currently in the process of transporting two transformers by rail from the Port of Houston to the Haldimand County wind farm in Ontario.
Views: 254
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RMR chooses Thamesport

May 28 - May 27 - Netherlands-based RMR Shipping has chosen London Thamesport to handle the UK call of its new northwest Europe - West Africa ro-ro service.
Views: 384
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Lambert St Louis welcomes AN-124

May 28 - May 28 - Lambert St Louis International Airport has handled a trailer-mounted flight simulator, a control trailer and containerised associated equipment bound for the Middle East onboard an Antonov freighter.
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Fairmount in Naga tow

May 28 - May 28 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has towed the jack-up rig Naga 3 from the PV Marine Shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam to the RD-19X Block 15-2 oilfield offshore Vietnam.
Views: 227
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Liebherr in Bavarian tandem lift

May 27 - May 27 - Two Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile cranes, owned by Deggendorf-based Kran Saller and Winhoring-based Kranverleih Saller, have lifted two 150-tonne cold boxes in a tandem hoist at the German river port of Passau.
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Only the Best for Bati

May 27 - May 27 - Bati Shipping & Trading has transported seven 75-tonne Best transformers and other accessories from Balikesir in Turkey to Saudi Arabia's Jeddah Port.
Views: 393
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InterMax completes large reactor shipment

May 27 - May 27 - InterMax Logistics Solution has completed the shipment of 22 oversize reactors from Zhangjiagang to Jubail, with the loading of three 294-tonne reactors onto the vessel Wilma at the Chinese port of Puxi.
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May 27 - May 27 - K
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GBS gets Windcat moving

May 27 - May 27 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) has arranged the transport of the 115-tonne catamaran Windcat 101 from Antwerp to Abu Dhabi on board the vessel Rickmers Chittagong.
Views: 330
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THLG members gather in Antwerp

May 27 - May 27 - Ahead of the Breakbulk Europe exhibition, The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) held its annual conference in Antwerp on May 12, which brought in 70 members from 40 different countries.
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Safmarine MPV enhances West African service

May 27 - May 27 - Safmarine MPV has enhanced its Europe-West Africa service with the launch of ENERGY, a new dedicated shipping service that will provide the oil and gas industry with routes into West Africa.
Views: 567
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GAC partners with OMA to move giant barge

May 26 - May 26 - GAC and its local partner OMA Ivory Coast have project managed the movement of a massive installation barge from Escravos to Abidjan.
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BAM Clough puts foot on the gas with SAL Heavy Lift

May 26 - May 26 - SAL Heavy Lift, through its wholly owned Singapore subsidiary, SAL Heavy Lift Singapore, has signed a major new contract with Australia's BAM Clough joint venture for the shipping and deployment of LNG and LPG product loading platforms for the IN
Views: 346
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Bonnie rocks on with ASCO

May 26 - May 26 - ASCO Group has continued its push into the Australian market after reaching agreement to become the majority shareholder in Bonnie Rock Transport - a specialist provider of oil and gas logistics support.
Views: 566
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NYK expands ro-ro service to JAXPORT

May 23 - May 23 - From June 2014, NYK Line is expanding its roll-on/roll-off service to and from Jacksonville to include connections in Asia.
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Kamag carries 6,000-tonne module

May 23 - May 23 - Dongbang, KCTC and Korea Express have transported a 6,000-tonne Doosan-manufactured seawater desalination plant module using Kamag K24 transporters.
Views: 178
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Jumbo delivers pancakes

May 23 - May 23 - Jumbo's vessel Fairpartner has carried 11 foundation decks for Estaleiros Do Brasil Ltda (EBR) from Iskenderun, Turkey to Rio Grande in Brazil.
Views: 350
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Sad Song for Cargolux

May 23 - May 23 - Cargolux Airlines International and Robert Song have mutually agreed to terminate his role as senior vice president, head of Asia & Pacific with immediate effect.
Views: 381
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Carriers must embrace change, says Coyne

May 23 - May 23 - Larry Coyne, ceo of Coyne Airways, told delegates at the 10th annual meeting of the Air Cargo Club (ACC) that carriers must embrace change in order to survive in a new airfreight landscape defined by emerging global brands, modal shift and growin
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Logwin makes Indian commitment

May 23 - May 23 - Logwin has acquired all the shares of the previous minority shareholders in its Indian organisation, meaning that the company is now the sole oner of Logwin Air & Ocean India Pvt Ltd.
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Capital projects and contracts - May 23rd 2014

May 23 - This week we have seen Technip win a giant USD6.14 billion EPC deal for a LNG facility in Russia, a consortium including RWE Dea and Petrofac securing a USD976 million contact to build a gas processing plant in the Algerian Sahara, and Europe's largest bl
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Kempkens joins TT Club

May 22 - May 22 - The TT Club has appointed Robert Kempkens as claims director, taking over from Phil Nichols who has retired after six years in the role.
Views: 388
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ISS appoints Phelps

May 22 - May 22 - Inchcape Shipping Service (ISS) has appointed Matthew Phelps as senior vice president of procurement and operations integration.
Views: 340
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ATS in remote power delivery

May 22 - May 22 - ATS International Services has transported two 85-tonne turbine generators, along with associated accessories, from the manufacturer's facility in Southern California to Deadhorse in Alaska for TDX North Slope Generating Inc.
Views: 270
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Damani handles crane import

May 22 - May 22 - Damani Shipping has handled the import of a 51-tonne telescopic crane at Mumbai Port.
Views: 361
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Barnhart reaches new Hite

May 22 - May 22 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Hite Crane & Rigging based in Spokane, Washington.
Views: 490
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Anatoly Sidenko joins Ankor fleet

May 22 - May 22 - JSC Shipyard Lotos has launched the 7,240-dwt dry cargo vessel Anatoly Sidenko, said the the vessel's designer Marine Engineering Bureau.
Views: 179
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Wijngaard Natie gets transformer moving

May 21 - May 21 - Wijngaard Natie Logistics - Atlantic nv has transported a 266-tonne transformer to the Wijngaard Natie stevedoring terminal in Antwerp.
Views: 306
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Multitraslados in tank transport

May 21 - May 21 - Multitraslados has transported an empty tank from Naucalpan in Mexico to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica via the port of Altarima.
Views: 240
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Aaras busy in Karachi

May 21 - May 21 - Aaras Project & Logistics Pakistan has handled various project cargoes arriving on three different vessels at the Port of Karachi from China.
Views: 376
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Blue Water signs Ramboll contract

May 21 - May 21 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Ramboll Oil & Gas, which includes services such as transport, warehousing and other logistics-related services.
Views: 226
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Panama Canal gates on the move

May 21 - May 21 - The heavy lift vessel Sun Rise has set sail for Panama from Trieste in Italy, carrying four new gates for the Panama Canal's third set of locks.
Views: 385
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Ruslan flies giant deck loader

May 21 - May 21 - Ruslan International has handled the movement of a large deck loader for the Boeing 747 Dreamlifter from the Riverside Air Force Base in California to the Charleston Air Force Base in South Carolina.
Views: 270
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IronPlanet partners with VeriTread

May 21 - May 21 - IronPlanet, an online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment, is partnering with VeriTread, an online heavy haul transportation marketplace, to provide IronPlanet customers with reliable and cost-effective shipping services.
Views: 274
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IMO approves container weighing verification requirement

May 20 - May 20 - The IMO has confirmed that the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has approved draft amendments to Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) chapter VI to require mandatory verification of the gross mass of containers.
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Air Partner bags two

May 20 - May 20 - Air charter broker, Air Partner, has revealed that Mark Middleton has joined the group as director of business development for freight - Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Middleton was previously commercial director at Chapman Freeborn.
Views: 426
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WWPC duo teams up

May 20 - May 20 - Portlog International, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Mexico, and fellow WWPC partner for the USA, BNSF Logistics, have worked together to transport a flight simulator from Toluca to Dallas for airline training purposes.
Views: 442
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Oily move for Fast & Direct

May 20 - May 20 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions has arranged the transport of oilfield equipment from a factory in Jebel Ali Free Zone to Kuwait.
Views: 397
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Tacoma breakbulk continues to climb

May 20 - May 20 - Breakbulk cargo volumes continued to rise at the Port of Tacoma, with the seaport posting a 28 percent year-to-date rise in April 2014.
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ALE breaks another record

May 20 - May 20 - ALE has claimed another world record with the load-out of a 47,830-tonne topside for the Arkutun Dagi oilfield off the east coast of Russia.
Views: 276
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Power shipment arrives in St Petersburg

May 20 - May 20 - JSC Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has handled a consignment of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment, with a total weight of 1,672 tonnes, which arrived from Canada on board Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Tokyo.
Views: 411
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Adani in bumper Dhamra acquisition

May 20 - May 20 - Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone - one of India's largest private port operators - has acquired Dhamra Port in Odisha in a deal worth approximately USD941 million.
Views: 371
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Cargo on the up at Hamburg

May 20 - May 20 - In the first quarter of 2014 total throughput in the Port of Hamburg reached 35.6 million tonnes, representing 8.6 percent growth.
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Berard in massive liftboat move

May 19 - May 19 - Berard Transportation has moved one of the largest liftboats ever constructed from its fabrication yard to a nearby drydock.
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Las Vegas welcomes PPG

May 19 - May 19 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG), with the support of its USA member TransProject LLC, enjoyed a successful annual conference in Las Vegas from May 7-9.
Views: 410
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Ro-ro resurgent at Gothenburg

May 19 - May 19 - The Port of Gothenburg has seen ro-ro traffic increase during the first quarter of 2014 - 142,000 units were shipped via the gateway signifying a 7 percent year-on-year improvement over Q1 2013.
Views: 253
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UTi opens Houston hub

May 19 - May 19 - UTi Worldwide Inc. has opened a global hub and freight forwarding facility in Houston with special capabilities focused on the energy sector.
Views: 196
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Almajdouie wins cold box contract

May 19 - May 19 - Almajdouie Logistics won a contract to handle the Customs clearance and transportation of 358-tonne cold boxes from the Jubail Port to the Sadara project site in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 344
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SEA CHALLENGER ready for debut

May 19 - May 19 - A2SEA's new purpose built installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER has arrived in the Port of Esbjerg ready for its first project at DONG Energy's Westermost Rough in the UK.
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Old friend at QCN booth

May 19 - May 19 - Visitors to the Quality Cargo Networks' booth at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp last week, got a pleasant surprise with the appearance of industry veteran, Kai-Stefan Vogel, who had been recruited by QCN directors, Wolfgang and Maarit
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High five for CEE

May 19 - May 19 - At the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network's fifth annual membership conference in Antwerp last week, members were entertained via a number of company presentations and numerous member-to-member meetings were held.
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Record load out for Lift & Shift

May 19 - May 19 - Lift & Shift Engineering Middle East (LSEME) - a joint venture between Lift & Shift India and OHI Group Oman - has completed the load out and transport of heavy offshore decks in Oman.
Views: 203
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TT Club keeps even keel

May 19 - May 19 - Specialist insurance provider TT Club has released its financial results year ended December 31, 2013 and has maintained its A- rating by AM Best for an eighth consecutive year.
Views: 214
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Valve move for Logistics Plus

May 16 - May 16 - Logistics Plus Turkey has delivered a disassembled main inlet valve from Delhi to the Trabzon HEPP Project site in Turkey.
Views: 275
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PCN hails success of free networking

May 16 - May 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has just completed its first free networking event for project cargo and heavy lift specialists, which ran alongside the BreakBulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp.
Views: 393
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Steady sailing for London P&I Club

May 16 - May 16 - During its 2013/14 financial year, the London P&I Club generated an overall surplus of USD6.6 million, increasing its free reserves to USD160.6 million.
Views: 180
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SDV secures Timor-Leste certifications

May 16 - May 16 - SDV International Logistics has successfully set up its Integrated Management Systems (IMS) in Timor-Leste, Southeast Asia, by obtaining three international certification standards.
Views: 241
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Faymonville expands in Russia

May 16 - May 16 - Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has opened a new service station in Noginsk, near Moscow.
Views: 294
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Cargolux to inaugurate Zhengzhou

May 16 - May 16 - Cargolux Airlines International will inaugurate its scheduled service between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou, China on June 14, 2014.
Views: 286
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Allcargo sets Indian record

May 15 - May 15 - Allcargo Logistics has successfully loaded nine pieces of heavy and out-of-gauge cargo from Jawaharlal Nehru Port's shallow berth using its multipurpose vessel, Allcargo Susheela.
Views: 474
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Terex names EWPA in Poland

May 15 - May 15 - Terex Cranes has appointed EWPA Maszyny Budowlane as its authorised crane distributor for Poland.
Views: 522
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MacGregor to supply Scandi linkspans

May 15 - May 15 - MacGregor - a part of Cargotec Corporation - has won a contract to supply seven hydraulically operated linkspan bridges to the Port of Stockholm.
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GAC commits to Black Sea exploration

May 15 - May 15 - Integrated shipping and marine services provider GAC Russia is upgrading its facilities at the port of Novorossiysk in Russia, underlining its commitment to offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction in the Black Sea.
Views: 248
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Feldmann creates work of art

May 15 - May 15 - Feldmann Pneukran + Transport was called upon to supply two Liebherr mobile cranes to assemble an art project on the River Limmat in Z
Views: 268
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CEA in Thai crane lift

May 14 - May 14 - CEA Project Logistics has coordinated the discharge of a Kobelco CKE1800 crawler crane from a barge at Sattahip Port in Thailand.
Views: 422
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Chapman Freeborn appoints ALS Portugal

May 14 - May 14 - Chapman Freeborn has named ALS Portugal Aviation & Logistics Solutions as its exclusive representative for the Portuguese market.
Views: 283
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Toll opens new oversize freight depot

May 14 - May 14 - Toll Group has opened new AUD86 million (USD80.8 million) depot in Karawatha, Brisbane, Australia. The new facility is the largest pallet and oversize freight depot Toll Group operates anywhere in the world.
Views: 249
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Bj

May 13 - May 13 - Magnus Bj
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Volga-Dnepr secures Counter Terror Expo

May 13 - May 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed the door-to-door delivery of a mobile inspection system from Russia to a counter terrorism exhibition in London.
Views: 264
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Boskalis sees Q1 growth

May 13 - May 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has reported year-on-year growth in revenues in the first quarter of 2014 in comparison to 2013.
Views: 267
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RZD Logistics tracks rail equipment

May 13 - May 13 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) has coordinated the delivery of railway equipment form Russia to Serbia, on behalf of its sister company RZD International.
Views: 452
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SC&RA recognises industry excellence

May 13 - May 13 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) handed out a number of awards at its annual conference that took place in Boca Raton last month.
Views: 310
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Drop-forge lift for HHLA

May 13 - May 13 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) recently handled a 167-tonne drop-forging hammer at its O'Swaldkai terminal.
Views: 450
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Zuidnatie inaugurates Terex duo in Antwerp

May 13 - May 13 - Antwerp terminal operator Zuidnatie nv has inaugurated two new Terex Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour cranes from Terex Port Solutions (TPS) at the Belgian port.
Views: 291
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DA KANG loads tug duo

May 13 - May 13 - COSCO Shipping's heavy lift vessel DA KANG successfully lifted two tug boats, each of which weighed 615 tonnes, in Haiphong, Vietnam.
Views: 435
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Changes at the top for Thorco

May 12 - May 12 - According to reports in the international media, Henrik Ramskov has stepped down as ceo of Thorco Shipping having spent less than one year at the company's helm.
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Changes at the top for Thorco

May 12 - May 12 - Henrik Ramskov has stepped down as ceo of Thorco Shipping having spent less than one year at the company's helm.
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Manston Airport to close on May 15

May 12 - May 12 - Manston Airport will shut its doors on May 15, 2014 explained the airport's owners, the Gloag Foundation.
Views: 286
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Heat is on for Paragon

May 12 - May 12 - Paragon Shipping & Logistics has transported an over-dimensional air cooled heat exchanger from Saudi Arabia to Dubai.
Views: 326
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ADM and KOG partner up

May 12 - May 12 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has supported KOG Transport in a big project move from various European locations to the port of Antwerp.
Views: 395
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BNSF Railway allocates USD1 billion to Northern Corridor

May 12 - May 12 - BNSF Railway Corporation has started its USD1 billion investment plan to improve and extend rail capacity in US states along the Northern Corridor, which spans between the Pacific Northwest and Chicago.
Views: 311
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Intermarine goes for 15

May 12 - May 12 - Intermarine LLC is adding 15 new vessels to its fleet to meet the rising demand of its heavy lift and project cargo customers.
Views: 349
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Neva-Leader 8 launched

May 9 - May 9 - The dry cargo vessel Neva-Leader 8 has been launched by the Nevsky Shipyard for North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC).
Views: 361
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Windy work for Crane Rental

May 9 - May 9 - Crane Rental Corporation has transported a nacelle, wind turbine rotor hub and support frame over 16 km to Siemens Energy's new state-of-the-art wind energy training facility in central Florida.
Views: 521
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Steely job for WWPC members

May 9 - May 9 - Denholm Global Logistics and BNSF Logistics have worked together to transport two 53-tonne slag pots from Shanghai to a steel mill in the UK.
Views: 489
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Good vibes for PCN duo

May 9 - May 9 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) for Australia, Sadleirs Global Logistics and Egyptian PCN member, First Global Logistics, have worked together to ship four 30-tonne seismic vibrators out of Alexandria.
Views: 393
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FPS expands network in Qatar

May 9 - May 9 - The Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) network agent for Dubai, Jebel Ali and Abu Dhabi - Reliance Freight Systems - has opened a new office in Doha, Qatar.
Views: 492
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Nordana adds Mediterranean service

May 9 - May 9 - Nordana is to commence operations for its new additional Mediterranean service in the middle of June, 2014.
Views: 335
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SAL delivers heart of LNG plant

May 9 - May 9 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported a 257-tonne cryogenic heat exchanger on board its vessel Annagret from Fairless Hills in the USA to Malaysia.
Views: 376
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Capital projects and contracts - May 9th 2014

May 9 - Here is a round up of some the key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. This week we have seen GE secure a deal to supply gas engines for China's emerging shale gas market, Fluor winning an EPC contract for the Quell
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Nordana in ro-ro fleet renewal

May 8 - May 8 - Through an agreement with Cobelfret of Luxembourg, Nordana can now present the complete fleet that will replace its current tonnage in the Mediterranean/Latin America - USA service.
Views: 681
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Agility posts profit progress

May 8 - May 8 - Agility posted a net profit increase of 11 percent at KD11.24 million (USD40 million) in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period of 2013.
Views: 322
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Wilhelmsen operating profit declines

May 8 - May 8 - Despite a stable top line, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH) posted a decline in operating profit in the first quarter of 2014, due to weaker profitability in the group's shipping and logistics activities.
Views: 326
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Earth gets moving with R&B

May 8 - May 8 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered a multipurpose tramp vessel to transport 5,000 cu m of earthmoving machinery and equipment from Papua New Guinea to Dunkerque in France.
Views: 229
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Geodis Wilson makes for Antwerp

May 8 - May 8 - International freight forwarder and logistics services provider, Geodis Wilson, will use this year's BreakBulk Europe 2014 event to demonstrate its capabilities in the sector.
Views: 241
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SCS in turbine lifting challenge

May 8 - May 8 - SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport has arranged the transport, rigging and positioning of a turbine and generator set for Stadtwerke Neum
Views: 256
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WWPC duo cooperate

May 8 - May 8 - BNSF Logistics' global project group in Houston and Istanbul's Smart Logistics have worked together to transport 500 cu m of oil and gas equipment.
Views: 455
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Grimaldi ups ro-ro frequency

May 8 - May 8 - Grimaldi Group has added two vessels to its Savona-Valencia ro-ro service and now offers daily departures from each of the gateways.
Views: 438
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Arctic roll for Van der Vlist

May 7 - May 7 - Van der Vlist has transported a 41-tonne bearing frame from Hamburg to a hydro-electric power station in the extreme north of Norway, 150 km into the Arctic Circle.
Views: 244
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US report calls for structural repair of bridges

May 7 - May 7 - An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has found that more than 63,000 bridges in the USA are in need of structural repair.
Views: 360
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Terex ups Indonesia's floating crane capacity

May 7 - May 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has strengthened its presence in Indonesia, with the order of three further Terex Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes from Winning Logistics Investments Pte Ltd.
Views: 408
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Intermarine embarks on West Africa trade mission

May 7 - May 7 - Intermarine LLC will join 19 other companies on an Energy Business Development trade mission to West Africa from May 18-23, led by US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker.
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PCN duo in drilling delivery

May 7 - May 7 - Italy's Fortune International Transport and Indonesia's FPS Movers worked together to transport two drilling systems from their production site in Italy to an island in the Indonesian archipelago.
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Alexander oils up

May 7 - May 7 - Alexander Global Logistics has shipped over 1,200 cu m of tubes and accessories for an oilfield project from the German port of Brake to Hamilton in Canada.
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BigMove welcomes Mammoet Road Cargo

May 6 - May 6 - BigMove AG has welcomed Dutch company Mammoet Road Cargo as the latest member of its European heavy transport network.
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Transitex Italia eyes sub-Saharan projects

May 6 - May 6 - Spanish freight forwarding group Transitex has established a new division in Genoa - Transitex Italia - specialising in project cargo and reefer logistics.
Views: 453
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Boskalis begins study into new Dockwise vessel

May 6 - May 6 - Royal Boskalis Westminster nv (Boskalis) announced at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston that it has started a study into a new ultra large V-class heavy marine transport vessel (HTV).
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CEE prepares for membership conference

May 6 - May 6 - The members of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network will meet at the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp from May 11-12 to conduct the network's fifth annual membership conference.
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Oversize Transport goes full thrust

May 6 - May 6 - In partnership with SZTU LLC from St Petersburg, Oversize Transport Service Finland Oy has delivered two Rolls-Royce azimuth thrusters from Rauma in Finland to Severodvinsk in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia.
Views: 323
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It's a gas for Faymonville in South Africa

May 6 - May 6 - Brakpan based CTS East has transported a 90-tonne nitrogen gas tank from Elandsfontein in Johannesburg to Coega in Port Elizabeth using Faymonville's G-MT-Modules.
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Universal Transport takes stake in Messingschlager

May 5 - May 5 - Universal Transport, a leading heavy load logistics company based in Paderborn, Germany, has acquired a majority stake in fellow German transport specialist Messingschlager, which is based in Hirschaid, south of Bamberg.
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Multimodal told: new box weighing rules will save lives

May 5 - May 5 - At last week's Multimodal event in the UK, delegates were reminded that a new UN code of practice requiring container weights to be verified before shipping will enter into force in July 2016.
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FREJA adds Kristiansand

May 5 - May 5 - The FREJA Group has opened a new office for FREJA Transport & Logistics AS in Kristiansand, Norway to drive growth and visibility for the company in the south of Norway (S
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Logwin improves operating margin in first quarter

May 5 - May 5 - The Logwin Group has reported revenues of EUR278.5 million (USD386.5 million) for the first quarter of 2014, a significant decrease on the EUR320.7 million (USD445million) achieved in the same period of 2013, which the company says is due to dives
Views: 339
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James Lomma strikes gold at SC&RA

May 5 - May 5 - James Lomma was named the 12th recipient of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA)'s Golden Achievement Award at its recent Annual Conference in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the specialised carrier and rigging ind
Views: 242
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Multitrade trains arrive on schedule

May 2 - May 2 - Multitrade Spain has coordinated the international shipment of a number trains, using its own fleet of special trailers and railcars.
Views: 238
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Manitowoc sees crane sales slip

May 2 - May 2 - Manitowoc Company reported Q1 2014 sales of USD850 million, down 5 percent year-on-year over Q1 2013.
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Ocean 7 appoints TSL

May 2 - May 2 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed TSL Shipping & Trading as its exclusive commercial booking agent for the Americas.
Views: 355
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Fagioli and NCSG target Canadian LNG

May 2 - May 2 - NCSG Crane and Heavy Haulage Corp and Fagioli Canada have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on crane, rigging, and heavy haul projects in the LNG sector in the Prince Rupert area.
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Camp in at JAXPORT

May 2 - May 2 - Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has appointed Franklin Camp to the port's sales and marketing team as director of non-containerised sales.
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Projects and contracts - May 2nd 2014

May 2 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen Saipem secure a USD1.8 billion deal for Stage 2 of the Shah Deniz Project, ICA Fluor win a substantial pipeline
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BTP launches breakbulk service

May 2 - May 2 - Following an initial agreement with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), Brasil Terminal Portu
Views: 187
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Martin Bencher acquires tti

May 1 - May 1 - Martin Bencher Group has acquired Copenhagen based transportation provider tti Logistics ApS.
Views: 298
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SC&RA elects officers

May 1 - May 1 - During its annual conference from April 22-26 in Florida, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) elected Alan Barnhart from Memphis as president, and welcomed a host of new officers to its board.
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Transfennica adds Portsmouth to ro-ro schedule

May 1 - May 1 - Effective May 13, ro-ro shipping line Transfennica Iberia will extend its Bilbao - Zeebrugge service with the addition of twice-weekly direct calls to Portsmouth.
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