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21 for Speed Up

January 30 - January 30 - Speed Up International Logistics has handled the shipment of 21 large modules, each weighing between 26 and 48 tonnes, from Chongqing to Chennai port in India.
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SP SPB invests for future

January 30 - January 30 - Over the course of 2014, the Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP SPb) invested USD5.23 million dollars in port infrastructure improvements - some 40 percent more than during 2013.
Views: 493
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Mammoet's Kleijn to give keynote at summit

January 30 - January 30 - Jan Kleijn, Mammoet chief executive officer, will give the keynote address at the World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on November 4-5, 2015.
Views: 721
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Cargo on the up at GPA

January 30 - January 30 - The Georgia Ports Authority ended 2014 with cargo traffic growth across all sectors, achieving a 7.4 percent year-on-year increase in total tonnage.
Views: 419
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Union Transport merges with ISS Palumbo

January 30 - January 30 - Effective February 1, UK freight forwarding specialist Union Transport (Newcastle) Ltd will merge with ISS Palumbo and operate as ISS Palumbo UK Ltd.
Views: 496
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Emirates to go to Ouagadougou

January 29 - January 29 - 2015 - Emirates SkyCargo is now offering a weekly freighter service to Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, the 27th African destination to join the Emirates SkyCargo network.
Views: 370
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Rostock sees fall in general cargo

January 29 - January 29 - The port of Rostock has reported a decline in the handling of general cargo in 2014, with 453,000 tonnes handled, 40,000 tonnes less than in 2013.
Views: 629
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Shuttlelift introduces SB 120

January 29 - January 29 - Shuttlelift has launched its brand new SB 120 crane - a single beam, single hook, rubber-tyred gantry crane boasting a lifting capacity of 109 tonnes.
Views: 512
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Rhenus extends global footprint

January 29 - January 29 - Rhenus Project Logistics has extended its network with addition of offices in Asia and Africa.
Views: 409
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AGL moves Far East

January 29 - January 29 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the delivery of 3,000 freight tonnes of oversize cargoes from Antwerp to China's most northeastern seaport of Jinzhou.
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R&B's smooth move

January 29 - January 29 - R&B Global Projects recently transported out-of-gauge power generation components from Romania to Turkey.
Views: 440
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AAL opens Japanese division

January 28 - January 28 - Breakbulk and heavy lift shipping line, Austral Asia Line (AAL), has established a new division in Tokyo, Japan.
Views: 792
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Volga-Dnepr takes to the skies

January 28 - January 28 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown a 70-tonne electrodynamic vibration tester from Shanghai to Russia onboard one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 591
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-month project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore development.
Views: 514
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-month project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore project.
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SAL completes West Africa moves

January 28 - January 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Frauke has completed a six-moth project transporting oversize cargoes for a West African offshore project.
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Hansa appoints Harmstorf

January 28 - January 28 - Hansa Heavy Lift has strengthened its managerial team with the addition of Maximilian Harmstorf as head of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
Views: 718
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Liebherr stars in Pegasus installation

January 28 - January 28 - Allegiance Crane recently mobilised its Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile crane to Gulfstream Park in Florida to erect a giant Pegasus statue.
Views: 482
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Zeeland returns to growth

January 28 - January 28 - Zeeland Seaports reported that cargo throughput at its Dutch gateways increased by 6.3 percent year-on-year to more than 35 million tonnes during 2014.
Views: 347
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Project heats up for AGL

January 27 - January 27 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a 165-tonne heat exchanger in Germany.
Views: 692
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Record year at Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville

January 27 - January 27 - The Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville handled over 2.4 million tonnes of cargo in 2014, up 48 percent over 2013. This was the first time annual shipments exceeded 2 million tonnes in the port's 29-year history.
Views: 538
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C. Steinweg Oman adds Gottwald capacity

January 27 - January 27 - C. Steinweg Oman, operator of the multipurpose cargo terminal at SOHAR Port and Freezone, has taken delivery of a 100-tonne lifting capacity Gottwald HMK 6407 crane.
Views: 749
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ABC adds Helsinki

January 27 - January 27 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has commenced a twice-weekly B747 freighter service connecting Moscow and Helsinki.
Views: 393
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Breakbulk slows at Port of Antwerp

January 27 - January 27 - The port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a rise of 4.3 percent year-on-year over 2013.
Views: 291
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Mory-Tnte under pressure

January 27 - January 27 - Malaysia headquartered project forwarder Mory-Tnte has coordinated the transport of two high pressure separators, each weighing 58 tonnes, from Batam in Indonesia to Singapore's Keppel Shipyard.
Views: 628
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New UK abnormal load reporting system takes effect

January 27 - January 27 - In the UK, the latest version of ESDAL (Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads), the Highways Agency website for hauliers notifying abnormal load movements to Structure Owning Authorities, has gone live after lengthy delays.
Views: 854
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SHL scores hat trick with Dong Energy

January 27 - January 27 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has won a contract for the transportation and installation of substations at three of Dong Energy's offshore wind farms in the UK.
Views: 427
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Project cargoes soar at Hamilton

January 26 - January 26 - The Port of Hamilton's strong connection with manufacturing industry in the region that it serves was behind a 53 percent increase in project cargo shipments in 2014, says the port authority.
Views: 353
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Manaus takes Cargolux to 100

January 26 - January 26 - Cargolux's introduction of a regular air freight service to Manaus using a Boeing 747-8F aircraft has resulted in the Brazilian airport becoming the airline's 100th commercial 747-8F destination.
Views: 489
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Giant teacup takes to the skies

January 23 - January 23 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a 15-tonne piece of mining equipment from Anapa to Murmansk in Russia.
Views: 523
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Second NileDutch newbuild named

January 23 - January 23 - The naming ceremony for the second of four NileDutch newbuild vessels - NileDutch Dordrecht - has taken place today at PSA Singapore Terminals.
Views: 472
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Liebherr mobile harbour cranes top charts

January 23 - January 23 - Liebherr supplied 112 mobile harbour cranes to six continents in 2014, breaking its existing delivery record by almost 10 percent.
Views: 702
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Mammoet rushes to Bertha's rescue

January 23 - January 23 - Mammoet USA has been contracted to recover the largest tunnel boring machine in the world, Bertha, from the ground in Seattle, Washington.
Views: 317
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Double trouble for Universal

January 22 - January 22 - Universal Transport has handled the multimodal delivery of two transformers from Nuremberg to a substation in Kuppendorf, Germany.
Views: 475
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ACS invests in charter technology

January 22 - January 22 - Air Charter Service (ACS) plans to spend around GBP10 million (USD15.15 million) over the next five years on advancing the company's charter booking technologies and online presence.
Views: 202
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Panalpina scoops BIFA project forwarding award

January 22 - January 22 - Panalpina World Transport has won the Project Forwarding Award at the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Freight Service Awards 2014, in a year that saw continuing economic recovery in the UK.
Views: 490
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Generational change at R

January 22 - January 22 - Thomas W. Herwig, managing partner of Bremen-headquartered logistics company R
Views: 337
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MGS gets certified

January 22 - January 22 - MGS Logistics and its sister company, MGS Oil & Gas, have gained ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Views: 342
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Two bidders vie for Fremantle terminal

January 22 - January 22 - Australian Amalgamated Terminals (AAT) and Victoria Quay International RoRo Terminal (VQIRT) have been shortlisted as bidders to operate the Port of Fremantle's ro-ro and automotive terminal.
Views: 523
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Crowley celebrates keel laying

January 22 - January 22 - The keel for the first two LNG-powered con-ro ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has been laid during a ceremony at VT Halter Marine's facility in Mississippi.
Views: 382
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Faymonville sets up shop in Paris

January 22 - January 22 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has established a new branch in the French town of Villeron, just outside of the country's capital.
Views: 357
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First heavy load reaches ITER

January 21 - January 21 - The first in a series of exceptional loads has been delivered to the ITER project site in Saint Paul-lez-Durance, France.
Views: 716
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Occis to head up Port of Rouen

January 21 - January 21 - Nicolas Occis, a chief civil and forestry engineer, has been named executive director of HAROPA's Port of Rouen.
Views: 602
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Logistics Plus weathers the storm

January 21 - January 21 - USA-based Logistics Plus has coordinated the transport of a trailer, designed and manufactured by Rogers Brothers Corporation, from Albion in Pennsylvania to Peru, via the Port of Houston.
Views: 465
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Albany hits the heights

January 21 - January 21 - Fuelled by a surge in shipments of grain and heavy lift equipment, the Port of Albany handled a record 94 ships and barges in 2014, surpassing the 60 that visited the gateway in 2013.
Views: 507
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Greencarrier achieves ISO standards

January 20 - January 20 - Greencarrier Freight Services has achieved management (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) certification for its energy and projects business unit.
Views: 524
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Port of Tyne extension takes step forward

January 20 - January 20 - The Port of Tyne has appointed a contractor to undertake the GBP25 million (USD37.87 million) extension of the Riverside Quay - the gateway's deep-sea facility at South Shields.
Views: 553
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SP SPb sees project cargo rise

January 20 - January 20 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) posted a 17 percent year-on-year rise in the amount of equipment and machinery, including project, heavy lift and out-of-gauge cargoes, handled at the port in 2014.
Views: 320
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Maximus launches one-stop-shop

January 20 - January 20 - Maximus Air is launching a brand new one-stop-shop service in 2015, which will combine the airline's existing oversized cargo fleet with a global network of partners and offer a door-to-door delivery service for the first time.
Views: 816
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Safmarine MPV in landmark tank shipment

January 20 - January 20 - Safmarine MPV has shipped several steel tanks manufactured by FP Engineering from the South African port of Durban to Gabon's Port Gentil onboard its vessel Safmarine Longa.
Views: 356
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SDV Horoz takes tank out of Turkey

January 20 - January 20 - SDV Horoz has handled the transport of a 66-tonne tank from Turkey to the Czech Republic, via Romania and Slovakia.
Views: 403
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Ekin takes trip across Europe

January 20 - January 20 - Ekin Heavy and Project Cargo Transportation has moved a shipment comprising 22 heavy units from Ankara, Turkey to France by road.
Views: 516
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Guangzhou Sunshine on the double

January 20 - January 20 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has handled two complex projects in China, including the towage of an 82,000 dwt vessel bow and the shipping of a dismantled port crane.
Views: 575
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PPG gains ports' support

January 20 - January 20 - Las Palmas Port Authority and the Port of Corpus Christi have been named as the platinum sponsors of the Project Professionals Group's (PPG) eighth annual conference in the Canary Islands.
Views: 202
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Logistics industry looks beyond BRICS, says Agility

January 20 - January 20 - Mixed economic performances in BRICS countries has been offset by dynamic growth in a number of ASEAN and GGC countries, sub-Saharan Africa and large next-tier economies such as Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico and Pakistan, said the latest Agility
Views: 804
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Thoresen gets winch moving

January 20 - January 20 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics has coordinated the transport of a dismantled hydraulic winch from Laem Chabang, Thailand to Zhuhai in China.
Views: 628
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Grimaldi targets Med-North America ro-ro

January 19 - January 19 - Italian shipping line Grimaldi Group plans to launch a new ro-ro service connecting Civitavecchia, Italy and the ports of Baltimore (USA) and Halifax (Canada) on the North American East Coast.
Views: 668
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ABC confirms fleet expansion plans

January 19 - January 19 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has confirmed reports that it will take two more freighters into its fleet in 2015, and is also considering adding two more aircraft.
Views: 279
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DHL cuts ribbon in Chicago

January 19 - January 19 - DHL Global Forwarding has held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its new USD35 million facility in Chicago, Illinois.
Views: 262
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Breakbulk boosts the Port of Rotterdam

January 19 - January 19 - Cargo throughput during 2014 at the port of Rotterdam increased by 1 percent year-on-year over 2013 levels, with breakbulk and containerised freight growth offsetting a slump in oil products.
Views: 323
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Ferrero joins PTV Transport Consult

January 19 - January 19 - PTV Transport Consult has appointed Thomas Ferrero to its managerial team. He will succeed Michel Zeers and Dr Gerd Bahm, both of whom will leave the managerial board during the course of 2015.
Views: 483
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Panalpina heads further into Africa

January 19 - January 19 - Panalpina has opened two new offices in Casablanca, Morocco and Nairobi, Kenya, where the company says opportunities for growth exist predominantly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Views: 574
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Liverpool welcomes Lifting Projects

January 16 - January 16 - Lifting Projects UK has been contracted by Farrans Construction to install a 100-tonne U Tube, designed to carry services from one side of the Liverpool Docks to the other, on behalf of Peel Ports.
Views: 335
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Hansa agrees new finance deal

January 16 - January 16 - Hansa Heavy Lift has completed a long-term financial agreement with its core banking group for its fleet of heavy lift vessels.
Views: 715
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Sevenstar sets sail for season

January 15 - January 15 - Sevenstar Yacht Transport has announced that it will begin its first sailings of the season from the Caribbean and Florida to Europe at the end of February.
Views: 400
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Pacorini places trust in Broekman

January 15 - January 15 - Broekman Distriport will be handling stevedoring activities for Pacorini Metals, which has been awarded the stevedoring, warehousing and freight forwarding contract by Norwegian aluminium producer Hydro.
Views: 372
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ICHCA to host 2nd CTU Packing event

January 15 - January 15 - ICHCA International will be hosting its second ICHCA CTU Packing Roadshow on February 17 at ABP's facilities in the Port of Hull.
Views: 263
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Allseas launches Central Asian network

January 15 - January 15 - Allseas Global has established new offices in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, formed a joint venture in Pakistan, signed a partnership agreement in Kuwait and Iraq, and continued the expansion of its Dubai office.
Views: 782
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BNSF to transform wind logistics

January 15 - January 15 - BNSF Logistics has successfully tested its new Blade Runner service - an innovative fixture designed to optimise the movement of wind turbine blades via rail and ocean transport.
Views: 726
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Fairmount tow for Saipem 7000

January 15 - January 15 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has delivered the largest component of the 120 m high J-Lay tower for the crane vessel Saipem 7000.
Views: 482
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Record year for Indiana-Burns

January 15 - January 15 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled more shipments in 2014 than any year since the port opened in 1970, with total tonnage up 30 percent over 2013.
Views: 359
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Porter joins UTC

January 15 - January 15 - UTC Overseas has appointed Ronald Porter as its senior project advisor, to be based at the company's Houston offices.
Views: 2100
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Topsheen and Lianyungang aim for Africa

January 14 - January 14 - According to reports in the international media, Topsheen Shipping has signed an agreement with China's Lianyungang Port to operate a general cargo shipping service from the port to West Africa.
Views: 385
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Tower traverses New Orleans

January 14 - January 14 - A 718-tonne absorption tower has been safely handled at the Port of New Orleans' Louisiana Avenue Terminal.
Views: 205
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LOC promotes from within

January 14 - January 14 - Marine engineering consultancy LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants) has appointed Andrew Pointing to the newly created role of group director, marine assurance and risk.
Views: 502
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Freight transportation market to be worth USD23bn by 2019

January 14 - January 14 - The worldwide freight transportation management market is set to grow from USD15.30 billion (2014) to USD23.69 billion by 2019 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.14%, according to a new market research report titled 'Freight Transpo
Views: 472
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Meriaura goes green with EcoCoaster

January 14 - January 14 - Meriaura Group has agreed to purchase two 4,700 dwt VG EcoCoaster general cargo vessels from Dutch shipyard Royal Bodewes.
Views: 248
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Ipsen strengthens projects team

January 14 - January 14 - Ipsen Logistics has strengthened its project forwarding department by appointing Helmut Normann as director of projects.
Views: 492
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TOP merge for Europe Cargo

January 13 - January 13 - Trans Ocean Pacific (TOP), the NVOCC subsidiary of Europe Cargo, has been absorbed into its parent business.
Views: 335
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Thorco ship under tow

January 13 - January 13 - The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is continuing to coordinate the response to a general cargo vessel experiencing mechanical issues near the Great Barrier Reef.
Views: 524
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Beer flows through North Carolina

January 13 - January 13 - Brewing tanks, ranging in a weight from 1 to 15 tonnes, have been shipped from Rotterdam to the Port of Wilmington, for delivery to New Belgium Brewing Company in Asheville, North Carolina.
Views: 330
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Al Jaber ceo resigns

January 13 - January 13 - Al Jaber Group has confirmed reports that its ceo, David Nelson, has resigned from the company due to "family reasons", but declined to comment on reports that its heavy lift division is no longer up for sale.
Views: 684
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First project cargo courses of 2015

January 12 - January 12 - The ISO-accredited Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management course is being held in Johannesburg from February 16-17 and in Shanghai from March 17-18.
Views: 373
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BBC in template transport

January 12 - January 12 - BBC Chartering has shipped a 280-tonne subsea template onboard its vessel BBC Vesuvius to
Views: 352
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Van der Vlist on track to Turkmenistan

January 12 - January 12 - Van der Vlist has transported a 54-tonne excavator from its headquarters in Groot-Ammers in the Netherlands to Turkmenistan.
Views: 396
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Vallianz takes Holmen share

January 12 - January 12 - Singapore headquartered offshore services company Vallianz Holdings has acquired a 45 percent stake in Holmen Heavylift Offshore for SGD2.85 million (USD2.28 million).
Views: 475
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Corpus Christi chief retires

January 12 - January 12 - The Port of Corpus Christi Authority's managing director Frank Brogan will retire from his position at the South Texas gateway on February 2, 2015.
Views: 312
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Saudia Cargo adds Milan to network

January 12 - January 12 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has launched three weekly B747 freighter flights from Riyadh to Italy's Milano Malpensa Airport.
Views: 414
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Maximus brings relief with IL-76

January 12 - January 12 - Abu Dhabi-based Maximus Air has donated one of its Ilyushin 76 freighter aircraft to provide relief to refugees in the Levant region following the arrival of snowstorm Huda.
Views: 323
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India launches real-time oversize permits

January 9 - January 9 - The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, in collaboration with the Hydraulic Trailer Owner Association (HTOA), has launched a new online permitting system for the movement of heavy and oversize cargoes using hydraulic tr
Views: 461
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Pieter Schelte arrives in Rotterdam

January 9 - January 9 - The 382 m long and 124 m wide Pieter Schelte, designed and developed by Dutch-Swiss offshore company Allseas, has arrived in the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 358
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At least four more for Coscol

January 9 - January 9 - Cosco Shipping (Coscol) has signed a contract with the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard for the construction of four 28,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels, with an option for an additional two ships.
Views: 415
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Another 100-tonner for Alexander

January 9 - January 9 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the road transport of a 100-tonne boiler from northern Italy to Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 551
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Boeing and Silk Way near final deal

January 9 - January 9 - Boeing and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West are finalising terms and working toward a purchase agreement for three 747-8 freighter aircraft.
Views: 469
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SCPA terminal welcomes record cargo

January 9 - January 9 - South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has handled a 680-tonne steam generator for the South Carolina Electric & Gas Company nuclear power plant expansion near Columbia.
Views: 429
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Aaras refines project

January 9 - January 9 - Aaras Project & Logistics Pakistan has handled 215 heavy and out-of-gauge cargoes for the Attock refinery project at Port Qasim.
Views: 533
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Coscol divests shares

January 9 - January 9 - International media reports suggest that Qianhai Kaiyuan Fund has agreed to subscribe to half of Cosco Shipping's (Coscol) CNY2.5 billion (USD402 million) private placement.
Views: 701
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Felbermayr puts crawler to the test

January 9 - January 9 - Felbermayr has erected a 6.2 MW wind turbine at an onshore test centre for offshore wind farms in northern Germany using its Liebherr LR11000 crawler crane.
Views: 625
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FREJA ups projects expertise

January 8 - January 8 - FREJA Transport & Logistics has strengthened its focus on project and heavy lift cargo with the appointment of Hongyi Niu as its global project manager.
Views: 690
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Tillotson in at Diversified

January 8 - January 8 - Diversified Port Holdings (DPH) has named Charles Tillotson as chief commercial officer with a focus on leading corporate strategy development and enhancing commercial process control.
Views: 230
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First ro-ro call for Khalifa

January 8 - January 8 - The first ro-ro ship to call at Khalifa Port ro-ro terminal heralded the transition of Abu Dhabi Ports' ro-ro cargo from Zayed port to Khalifa.
Views: 331
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Jacking tower completes 6,250-tonne test

January 7 - January 7 - The MYQ5000 jacking tower system, designed by Dorman Long Technology and supplied to China Petroleum First Construction Company in 2014, has completed two load tests.
Views: 251
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Gilley Crane lifts Jack Daniels' spirit

January 7 - January 7 - Gilley Crane Rigging and Lifting has mobilised its new Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane to the Jack Daniels distillery in Lynchburg, to install two 45.3-tonne boilers.
Views: 641
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Broekman takes over Marico

January 7 - January 7 - The Broekman Group has taken over the Marico Group, a holding and finance company with a number of shareholdings that are active in the industry of cargo handling, agency activities and shipbroking, including BV Scheepvaart & Handelmaatschappi
Views: 734
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Aysa steps on the gas

January 7 - January 7 - Aysa Shipping has delivered out-of-gauge equipment for a petroleum rig site from Dubai to northern Iraq.
Views: 484
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PCYT assists waste collection

January 7 - January 7 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has coordinated the shipment of solid waste collection equipment from Turkey to Pakistan.
Views: 380
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Port of Everett sees changes at top

January 7 - January 7 - The Port of Everett's marine terminal director Dave Madill is to retire in April 2015, with current marketing director Walter Seidl appointed to replace him.
Views: 444
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Gruber gets in line

January 6 - January 6 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the transport of a complete roof tile production line from Br
Views: 566
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AGL puts the heat on

January 6 - January 6 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported another 100-tonne heat exchanger from Berlin to Hamburg as part of an ongoing project.
Views: 575
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'Can do' attitude needed in 2015

January 5 - January 5 - A can-do attitude is required during 2015 in order to successfully meet the challenges faced by the shipping industry, says international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 233
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Venice going offshore

January 5 - January 5 - The Venice Port Authority has taken another step forward with its innovative offshore-onshore port transfer system.
Views: 416
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McDermott inks Mexican Gulf deal

January 5 - January 5 - McDermott International has secured contracts from Mexico's Pemex Corporation to install the offshore jacket, deck and piles for the Ayatsil-A drilling platform in the Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 463
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Trenchformer resides in Moerdijk

January 5 - January 5 - Van der Vlist's Moerdijk terminal has played host to Boskalis' specialised multipurpose cable trencher, Trenchformer, over the past few months.
Views: 205
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Blue Water strengthens ties with Semco

January 5 - January 5 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract to provide logistics services on a global scale to project engineering company Semco Maritime.
Views: 461
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ISS appoints Blom

January 5 - January 5 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has enhanced its African management team with the appointment of Riaan Blom as vice president, sales for the region.
Views: 524
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Trans Global acquires Natco

January 5 - January 5 - UK-based Trans Global Projects has acquired Swiss project logistics specialist Natco in a multimillion dollar deal.
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Offshore structures test Coordinadora

January 2 - January 2 - Coordinadora has transported two concrete gravity-based structures, weighing 11,700 tonnes and 10,900 tonnes respectively, from Cartagena, Spain to Invergordon in Scotland.
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Bellville Rodair becomes OIA

January 2 - January 2 - Following the successful integration of Bellville Rodair International's operations into the OIA Global group, the company has decided to name all of its activities under the OIA Global banner.
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