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ALE Mega Jack makes Spanish debut thumbnail image

ALE Mega Jack makes Spanish debut

February 27 - February 27 - ALE's Spanish office has handled the jacking of a ship-to-shore (STS) crane by 6.3 m at the TCB terminal in the Port of Barcelona.
Views: 278
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Contracts rush in for ASCO

February 27 - February 27 - ASCO has been awarded the contract to manage the supply base for BP's upcoming exploration programme in the Great Australian Bight, as well as winning two long-term oilfield services contracts from Statoil (UK) for the Mariner field, located
Views: 153
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Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

February 27 - February 27 - President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill from Congress that would have approved the Keystone XL pipeline.
Views: 136
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Another Hercules for Asian Lift

February 27 - February 27 - Asian Lift has taken delivery of the new floating sheerleg Asian Hercules III in Singapore.
Views: 271
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Manitowoc tackles ten in Russia

February 27 - February 27 - Specialised transportation and installation company SWTrans has used a Manitowoc 18000 crawler crane to lift ten large absorbers at a gas processing plant in southwest Russia.
Views: 309
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Another executive turns head on Thorco

February 27 - February 27 - Hot on the heels of Clipper Group ceo Kristian Morch's decision to resign from the Thorco Shipping board, Kent Hedegaard, joint chief executive officer and chief financial officer at Thorco, has stepped down from the company.
Views: 208
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IMC launches equipment tracking tool

February 26 - February 26 - The UK's IMC Group has launched a new product, Tracker, which monitors the condition of and pinpoints damage to high-risk equipment during transport.
Views: 135
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Tyre-some job for Van der Vlist

February 26 - February 26 - Van der Vlist has helped deliver equipment for a new car tyre manufacturing facility in Ulyanovsk in southwest Russia.
Views: 238
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Wagenborg puts the skids on

February 26 - February 26 - Wagenborg Nedlift and Wagenborg Towage have handled the transport and installation a 208-tonne temporary bridge in M
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Faymonville gets US patent rights

February 26 - February 26 - Faymonville has acquired the complete US patent rights for dual-lane multi-axle transport vehicles, also known as the 897 patent.
Views: 179
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Hansa enters China

February 25 - February 25 - Hansa Heavy Lift has strengthened its position in the Asian market by opening a new representative office in Shanghai, China.
Views: 267
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Thorco Lanner launched

February 25 - February 25 - The latest newbuilding in Thorco Shipping's fleet - Thorco Lanner - has been launched by Honda Heavy Industries in Japan.
Views: 265
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Another Jolly for Messina

February 25 - February 25 - The con-ro vessel Jolly Cobalto has been delivered to Italian shipping company Ignazio Messina from South Korean shipyard STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.
Views: 371
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McAleese on track

February 25 - February 25 - McAleese, the Australia-based specialised transport and logistics provider, has reported a AUD52.5 million (USD41.4 million) net profit after tax for the first half year ended December 31, 2014, which is a great improvement on last year's AU
Views: 321
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Project cargo soars in Philadelphia

February 25 - February 25 - Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) posted a 110.37 percent year-on-year increase in the number of project cargoes handled at the port in January 2015.
Views: 62
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Pacorini invests in Liebherr

February 24 - February 24 - Pacorini Metals has invested in a new Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane for its terminal in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
Views: 242
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ALE bridges the gap in Cadiz

February 24 - February 24 - ALE has lifted the largest and heaviest bridge sections as part of the final stages of the landmark Cadiz Bridge construction project in Spain.
Views: 277
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New Asian agent for BigLift

February 24 - February 24 - BigLift Shipping has named Asian Independent Shipbrokers (AIS) as its representative for the South East Asia region, covering Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
Views: 279
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Nordana Sky makes a splash

February 24 - February 24 - The first in a series of six multipurpose ecobox-design vessels - Nordana Sky - has been launched by the Ferus Smit Shipyard in Leer, Germany.
Views: 330
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Blue Water enters Portugal

February 24 - February 24 - Effective March 1, 2015, Blue Water Shipping is opening a new office in the Portuguese capital Lisbon.
Views: 256
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Jumbo rises to Ikhwezi challenge

February 24 - February 24 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairplayer has completed the subsea installation of a riser at the existing FA platform, for PetroSA's Ikhwezi project offshore South Africa.
Views: 165
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Crowley sets up shop at Jaxport

February 23 - February 23 - Jaxport has approved an expanded long-term lease with Crowley Liner Services, which will see Crowley relocate its Puerto Rican service from its private terminal alongside Jacksonville's harbour to the port's Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
Views: 203
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Entrec makes plan for 2015

February 23 - February 23 - Entrec Corporation has announced its 2015 business plan and a net capital expenditure programme of USD21 million.
Views: 171
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Gefco steels the show

February 23 - February 23 - Gefco has delivered over 170 tonnes of material from China to the Kryvyi Rih steel plant in Ukraine for ArcelorMittal.
Views: 157
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Manston closure was a mistake, says BACA

February 23 - February 23 - The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has expressed its opinion that Manston Airport on the south coast of the UK should not have been allowed to close.
Views: 281
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TPS celebrates end-of-year success

February 23 - February 23 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) concluded 2014 with a high order intake for various Terex Gottwald mobile harbour crane models.
Views: 257
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Iraq gains power with CPP and NAWAH

February 23 - February 23 - China Petroleum Pipeline (CPP) and North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH) have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue potential energy sector development projects in Iraq.
Views: 318
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Peace breaks out in US ports

February 23 - February 23 - The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 US West Coast ports.
Views: 94
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BBC delivers to Brazilian terminal

February 20 - February 20 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Moonstone has shipped two mobile harbour cranes and two hoppers from Europe to Brazil's port of Rio Grande for use at the Yara Terminal.
Views: 244
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Rig travels with Blue Water

February 20 - February 20 - Blue Water Singapore has coordinated the transport of an 8,500-tonne jack-up rig from Brazil to a shipyard in Indonesia.
Views: 217
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Name change at Broekman

February 20 - February 20 - Broekman Group has changed its name to Broekman Logistics, concluding the company's restructuring programme.
Views: 241
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Scaldis orders offshore construction vessel

February 19 - February 19 - Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors has placed an order with Royal OHC for a self-propelled DP2 crane ship with a lifting capacity of 4,000 tonnes.
Views: 276
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Scheuerle SPMTs deliver Bok Seng load

February 19 - February 19 - In Singapore, Bok Seng Logistics mobilised its Scheuerle SPMTs to transport a 310-tonne gas turbine, which will be used in a new desalination plant in the country.
Views: 152
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AGL motors by road

February 19 - February 19 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) completed a 3,000 km road haul as part of an ongoing project in Dzerzhinsk, Russia.
Views: 245
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Mammoet moves Jeddah mosque

February 19 - February 19 - In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mammoet saved a mosque from demolition in a complex relocation using its jacking and skidding systems.
Views: 273
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South Carolina adds BBC link

February 19 - February 19 - The South Carolina Ports Authority reported a seven percent year-on-year increase in non-containerised cargoes transiting its gateways in January 2015, just as it confirmed a new BBC Chartering service connecting Charleston and Asia.
Views: 361
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Geodis Wilson promotes Hansen

February 19 - February 19 - Geodis Wilson has appointed Matthias Hansen as its new regional vice president, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) with immediate effect.
Views: 252
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SafmarineMPV goes monthly

February 18 - February 18 - Effective early April, SafmarineMPV's SAFWAF multi-purpose shipping service (connecting South Africa and West Africa) will be upgraded from six-weekly to monthly sailings.
Views: 190
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Saudia boosts Nairobi-Amsterdam capacity

February 18 - February 18 - Saudia Cargo will add at least six extra Boeing 747 freighter flights on its Nairobi - Amsterdam route to cater to heightened export demand into Europe during peak season.
Views: 141
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MPI establishes Middlesbrough base

February 18 - February 18 - MPI Offshore signed a six-year lease with PD Ports to use Teesport Commerce Park in Middlesbrough as its UK base.
Views: 192
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Berard doubles up

February 18 - February 18 - Berard Transportation has executed a brace of heavy lift projects in North America.
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Volumes up at north German ports

February 18 - February 17 - Germany's Seaports of Niedersachsen has reported that at the multiple locations and business units of the nine ports within its organisation, total volumes handled grew one percent in 2014 to 46.4 million tonnes.
Views: 344
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ALL adds Tadano lift

February 18 - February 18 - The ALL Family of Companies has added two 450-tonne lift capacity Tadano ATF 400G-6 hydraulic all terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 195
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Toll to get posted to Japan?

February 18 - February 18 - Toll Holdings has entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed (SID) with Japan Post, under which it is proposed that Japan Post will acquire all of the Toll shares by way of a scheme of arrangement in a deal which could be worth over USD5 bill
Views: 274
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Record attendance at GPLN AGM

February 18 - February 18 - The Global Project Logistic Network (GPLN) successfully concluded its 12th annual general meeting, with a record-breaking 170 GLPN delegates attending the event.
Views: 149
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Record attendance at GPLN AGM

February 18 - February 18 - The Global Project Logistic Network (GPLN) successfully concluded its 12th annual general meeting, with a record-breaking 170 GLPN delegates attending the event.
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Biggest ship to date for AV Dawson

February 18 - February 18 - AV Dawson has seen the largest ship to date visit the quayside of its North Sea Supply Base in Middlesbrough, UK, following a GBP3.2 million (USD4.91 million) investment in facilities there last year.
Views: 336
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Update on Jumbo Kinetic

February 17 - February 17 - A spokesman for Jumbo has confirmed reports first posted on the company's Facebook page - www.facebook.com/jumbomaritime - that the cranes for its first K-Class ship, Jumbo Kinetic, were fitted at the end of January at a shipyard in China.
Views: 341
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Peters & May in Miami move

February 17 - February 17 - Peters & May has relocated its office in Miami from its previous location in Sunrise to the city's Harbour Town Marina.
Views: 52
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McTyre in skid delivery

February 17 - February 17 - McTyre Trucking recently delivered a 213-tonne turbine generator skid from Mount Vernon to Bellaire in Ohio.
Views: 135
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Bureau Veritas wins LNG class contracts

February 17 - February 17 - International classification society Bureau Veritas has been chosen by Seaspan Ferries to class two hybrid LNG/diesel/battery powered ro-ro cargo ferries.
Views: 252
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Kaleido stars in steel shipment

February 17 - February 17 - Kaleido Ideas & Logistics recently delivered oversized steel beams form Vigo in Spain to Tema, Ghana.
Views: 229
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Lerwick Harbour extension agreed

February 17 - February 17 - Lerwick Harbour has awarded its GBP11.95 million (USD18.3 million) Dales Voe South quay extension contract to Bam Nuttall.
Views: 129
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First of eight for Wijnne Barends

February 17 - February 17 - Dutch shipping company, Wijnne Barends, which is based in Delfzijl, has seen the launch of the first of its recent order for eight identical newbuildings from Groningen Shipyard in Waterhuizen.
Views: 222
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Arctic station shipped by air

February 16 - February 16 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and logistics partners GAC Norway and POLOG have delivered a pre-fabricated Arctic research station to northern Greenland.
Views: 211
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MoryGlobal in receivership

February 16 - February 16 - Villepinte headquartered logistics services provider, MoryGlobal, has been placed into receivership by the French authorities.
Views: 185
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Breakbulk Africa kicks off

February 16 - February 16 - Over 800 project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians are expected to take part in the Breakbulk Africa Congress 2015, which started today at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Views: 265
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Saudi Aramco claims heavy lift record

February 16 - February 16 - The heavy lift barge Lan Jing has helped complete the installation of the Hasbah tie-in platform, which Saudi Aramco says is a new record for heavy lift operations in its Arabiyah-Hasbah gas fields project.
Views: 162
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UK heavy haul on the box

February 16 - February 16 - In the early weeks of 2015, there was a minor miracle in scheduling on peak-time television in the UK; an intelligent report on the transport of a massive towhead on multi-axle tailers through the centre of the Scottish town of Wick to Subse
Views: 197
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Explore private equity, says Moore Stephens

February 16 - February 16 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the time is right for shipping to seek financial backing from the private equity sector to help fund investment in innovative products and services designed to keep the indust
Views: 259
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Liner shipping reliability falls to record low

February 16 - February 16 - Liner service reliability fell to a record low in January as the effects of US West Coast congestion and the phasing-in of new alliance services took their toll, according to the Carrier Performance Insight, published online every month by g
Views: 154
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Drop in heavy lift work at Tiong Woon

February 16 - February 16 - Tiong Woon witnessed a 9 percent year-on-year decline in its heavy lift and haulage business segment for the three months ending December 31, 2014 (second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year).
Views: 158
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CEA carries transformers across border

February 13 - February 13 - CEA Projects has coordinated the transport of several transformers from Thailand's Laem Chabang port to the site of the Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower project in Laos.
Views: 158
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Geodis appoints Indian sales head

February 13 - February 13 - Geodis India has appointed Martijn Tasma as its national sales manager, with responsibility for sales and the market development of its freight forwarding and logistics business in the country.
Views: 259
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Bollor

February 13 - February 13 - Bollor
Views: 416
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AsstrA takes long road trip

February 13 - February 13 - AsstrA's heavy lift division has handled the transportation of a 13-tonne vacuum chamber from Xiamen, China to Moscow.
Views: 240
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Antwerp offers expertise in India

February 13 - February 13 - The port of Antwerp is offering training for port professionals in India in a new specially equipped training centre at Jawaharlal Nehru Port.
Views: 141
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NWSC sees volume slip

February 13 - February 13 - North-Western Shipping Company's (NWSC) cargo volumes fell by 13 percent year-on-year in 2014 to 5.6 million tonnes.
Views: 267
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Quick response from Volga-Dnepr

February 13 - February 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' offices in Ulyanovsk, Russia and London Stansted have combined forces to expedite an urgent shipment of oil production equipment, weighing 35 tonnes, from Scotland to Turkey.
Views: 367
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Altius delivers for Optara

February 13 - February 13 - Altius has transported various heavy and over-dimensional cargoes for the ongoing development and expansion of Total's Optara refinery in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 260
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US ports suspend operations

February 12 - February 12 - The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), representing employers at 29 US West Coast ports, is suspending vessel loading and unloading at all ports starting today (Thursday February 12) amid stalled labour contract negotiations with the Intern
Views: 140
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Tension rises at Steder Group

February 12 - February 12 - Steder Group has transported a 318-tonne tensioner for a client in the construction business from the Netherlands to China.
Views: 211
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Hill Dickinson appoints Hoyland

February 12 - February 12 - Rachel Hoyland has joined international law firm Hill Dickinson as a senior associate in its shipping team.
Views: 281
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Mammoet targets crane training

February 12 - February 12 - Mammoet has added a new custom-built simulator for its largest crane - the PTC 140/200 DS - to its training centre in the Netherlands.
Views: 246
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White Marlin enters the stage

February 12 - February 12 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has confirmed that the Dockwise vessel White Marlin has been named and christened during a ceremony in Guangzhou, China.
Views: 162
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Antwerp port house rises

February 12 - February 12 - A huge steel structure has been installed on top of a building as part of the construction of Antwerp Port Authority's striking new headquarters, which were designed by architect Zaha Hadid.
Views: 360
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Le Havre ups multimodal offering

February 11 - February 11 - HAROPA's port of Le Havre has invested EUR130 million (USD146 million) into a rail and barge facility, which is expected to begin operating in spring of this year.
Views: 114
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DLT designs for Doha

February 11 - February 11 - Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been awarded a contract by Qinhuangdao Tianye Tolian Heavy Industry for the design of a bridge deck erection gantry, a transporter and a pair of straddle carriers for the Doha Link of the Sheik Jaber Al Ahmad
Views: 118
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Lucky 13 for Hansaeng

February 11 - February 11 - Hansaeng Express has shipped a consignment of oversized cargoes from the South Korean port of Pyeongtaek to Jebel Ali in the UAE.
Views: 171
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Port Manatee on a power trip

February 10 - February 10 - Port Manatee is handling the import of several heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) and other oversize units for the expansion of Tampa Electric's Polk Power Station in Polk County, Florida.
Views: 197
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UASC expands in South America

February 10 - February 10 - United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has appointed the Ultramar Group as its local liner shipping agency partner in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.
Views: 287
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CEA appoints Deurwaerder

February 10 - February 10 - Alain Deurwaerder has joined CEA Project Logistics as its new director of business development, based in Thailand.
Views: 152
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Lloyd Fonds set to own ships

February 10 - February 10 - Lloyd Fonds, the shipping and property funds manager, seems set to realign its business as a listed shipping company.
Views: 263
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Hamburg sees fall in project and heavy cargoes

February 10 - February 10 - Whilst the total throughput of cargo at the port of Hamburg was up 4.8 percent at 145.7 million tonnes in 2014 - its best-ever result - project and heavy cargoes fell by 5 percent to 610,000 tonnes, made up of 134,000 tonnes of imports and 4
Views: 156
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Noronha joins Shipping Australia

February 10 - February 10 - Shipping Australia Limited (SAL) has appointed Captain Melwyn Noronha as general manager technical services and industry policy.
Views: 234
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Tight squeeze for Riga-Mainz

February 10 - February 10 - Riga-Mainz has used a Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane to install a massive railway bridge for Deutsche Bahn in extremely constricted conditions on a site in Bad Wimpfen, Germany.
Views: 312
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Racing boats speed through Jaxport

February 10 - February 10 - Portus has helped moved seven H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing boats and eight specialty boat trailers through Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 207
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New Terneuzen lock takes step forward

February 10 - February 10 - Flemish minister Ben Weyts and Dutch minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen have signed a treaty between the Netherlands and Flanders for the construction of a new lock, which aims to improve access to the ports of Ghent and Terneuzen.
Views: 239
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GAC oils up (despite low prices)

February 10 - February 10 - GAC UK is sharpening its focus on the oil and gas sector with the appointment of two managers to serve clients with offshore operations.
Views: 224
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Offshore cargo handling guide launched

February 10 - February 10 - A cross industry workgroup has published the latest edition of the 'Best Practice for the Safe Packing and Handling of Cargo to and from Offshore Locations' handbook.
Views: 134
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Katoen Natie opts for Liebherr quartet

February 10 - February 10 - Katoen Natie has invested in three new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes - one LHM 550 and two LHM 600s - in the port of Antwerp, as well as reinforcing its operations in Radicatel, France with a new LHM 420 crane.
Views: 294
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Pieter Schelte gets new name

February 9 - February 9 - Allseas Group has confirmed that its platform installation and decommissioning vessel Pieter Schelte is being renamed Pioneering Spirit.
Views: 55
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Able breathes 'sigh of relief' at ABP step down

February 9 - February 9 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has decided to abandon its attempts to challenge the government's approval of plans for the development of the Able Marine Energy Park on the south bank of the Humber.
Views: 185
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Bimco warns of renewed piracy threat

February 9 - February 9 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (Bimco) is urging seafarers to exercise extreme caution when sailing in the Gulf of Guinea, following a spike in piracy activity in the region.
Views: 110
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School of thought for Davies Turner

February 9 - February 9 - UK-based freight forwarder Davies Turner & Co has coordinated the delivery of an entire primary school from the UK to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
Views: 270
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Heroic launch for WWL

February 9 - February 9 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has welcomed the first of its new generation of post-Panamax HERO (high-efficiency ro-ro) PCTC vessels, Thermopylae, into operation.
Views: 271
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Barloworld Transport launches cranes division

February 9 - February 9 - Manline - a part of the Barloworld Transport group - is enhancing its abnormal load transportation, project cargo, rigging and lifting services to clients in the mining sector.
Views: 222
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Aircraft rises above highway

February 9 - February 9 - Sarens South Africa has lifted a Boeing 737-300 aircraft across the R21 highway in Kempton Park, Gauteng for aviation company Comair.
Views: 317
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Record year for Abu Dhabi Ports

February 9 - February 9 - Abu Dhabi Ports handled more cargo in 2014 than ever before, with a 37 percent year-on-year rise in general and bulk cargo.
Views: 98
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Dockwise takes giant Goliat onboard

February 9 - February 9 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has advised that the ENI Goliat FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading vessel) has been loaded onboard the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard.
Views: 235
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Do US West Coast ports face shut down?

February 9 - February 9 - Following a weekend which has seen the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) temporarily suspend vessel loading and unloading operations at US West Coast ports, it remains to be seen if the PMA will carry out its threat to lockout dockers and sh
Views: 140
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SC&RA helps promote industry careers

February 6 - February 6 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), KHL Group and the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) are jointly organising a new event - Lift & Move USA - to promote careers in the US crane, rigging
Views: 155
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Allseas about turn on Pieter Schelte name

February 6 - February 6 - Earlier this week, as reported in HLPFI's Wednesday Wire, energy company Shell was criticised over plans to use a ship named after a convicted Nazi war criminal to decommission a North Sea oil field.
Views: 103
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Thai canal plan resurfaces

February 6 - February 6 - Reports in the international media suggest that 200-year-old plans to build a canal through Thailand are gaining traction again, with rumours that the Chinese are willing to invest in the project.
Views: 151
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Obama's budget to benefit Manatee

February 6 - February 6 - Port Manatee and its stakeholders look to benefit from full federal funding of a feasibility study related to the deepening of its channel and harbour area in President Obama's fiscal 2016 budget.
Views: 189
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US ports will suffer under new budget, warns AAPA

February 6 - February 6 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has expressed disappointment over President Barack Obama's 2016 fiscal budget, and warns of the potential ramifications these measures will have on US federal ports - particularly concerning
Views: 207
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Jade for Abu Dhabi terminals

February 6 - February 6 - Jade Software is to supply its Master Terminal port management software to seven terminals within the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC).
Views: 209
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Liebherr in rental app launch

February 6 - February 6 - Liebherr is offering its customers in the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France the chance to hire construction machines using its new rental services app.
Views: 192
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Wagenborg makes way to UK

February 6 - February 6 - Wagenborg has transported three giant compressor units from Breda in the Netherlands to the UK's Bacton Gas Terminal, with the help of its partner Collett Transport.
Views: 220
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Helicopter calls at Jaxport

February 6 - February 6 - Terminal operator Portus has helped move a Bell 222 twin-engine light helicopter destined for South Africa across Jaxport's heavy lift and oversized cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 208
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Volga-Dnepr wins returning customer

February 5 - February 5 - Logistics provider G&O Solutions has partnered with Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport 50 tonnes of gas equipment from Kazan, Russia to Karshi in Uzbekistan.
Views: 178
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Slingmax redesigns test machine

February 5 - February 5 - Slingmax Rigging Solutions has redesigned its Hydraulic Pad Eye Tester, which is an important device that is designed to increase jobsite safety and create a more streamlined lifting experience.
Views: 205
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Atomic job for Mammoet

February 5 - February 5 - Following the decommissioning of a nuclear pilot reactor in J
Views: 180
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Nooteboom offers 'optimal transport solution'

February 5 - February 5 - Netherlands-based construction company KWS Infra has put its first four-axle Nooteboom MCOS-58-04 (EB) hydraulically steered semi low-loader into operation.
Views: 195
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Crane quartet in highway performance

February 5 - February 5 - Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental has used four Manitowoc 2250 crawler cranes in the assembly of several new overpass bridges, as part of a USD61 million highway project in Wisconsin, USA.
Views: 211
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PD Ports steels the deal

February 5 - February 5 - PD Ports has signed a new seven-year deal with SSI UK for the handling of steel slab through Teesport in Middlesbrough, UK.
Views: 288
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O'Regan joins Birketts

February 5 - February 5 - Terry O'Regan has been appointed legal director of the specialist shipping, logistics and international services team at UK-based law firm Birketts.
Views: 245
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Kalmar adds heavy fork lift

February 5 - February 5 - Kalmar has introduced a heavy fork lift truck, the Kalmar DCG180-330, in the 18-33 tonne capacity sector, designed especially for heavy cargo handling in industrial applications, such as steel and manufacturing industry, as well as ports and
Views: 132
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NCSG gains burst of Energy

February 5 - February 5 - NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation subsidiary NC Energy Services is set to acquire Casper, Wyoming-based Energy Transportation.
Views: 223
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Copenship files for bankruptcy

February 4 - February 4 - According to reports in the Danish media, shipping line Copenship AS, incorporating Copenship Bulkers, Copenship MPP and Copenship Singapore has filed for bankruptcy.
Views: 231
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Nurminen tackles the cold

February 4 - February 4 - Nurminen Logistics has delivered specially-coated paper machine rolls, ranging in weight from 7 to 80 tonnes, to Finland, Russia and Germany using its bespoke heated transport fleet.
Views: 211
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Guangzhou ships by the dozen

February 4 - February 4 - Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has coordinated the trucking of 12 large petrochemical modules from a factory in Dalian to the city's port, where the company handled the loading and lashing, before shipping the cargo to Ningbo.
Views: 200
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Everett signs up Midwest agent

February 4 - February 4 - The Port of Everett has signed a contract with Green Funnel Agency (GFA) to serve as the gateway's Midwest agent and to help generate additional cargo opportunities.
Views: 121
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Three cheers for Gruber

February 4 - February 4 - Gruber Logistics has added three new project managers to the Intertransport Gruber team in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 273
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The "game is up" for ABP, says Able

February 3 - February 3 - The latest attempt by Associated British Ports (ABP) to block the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) on the south bank of the Humber has been rejected.
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TT Club crowns King

February 3 - February 3 - International transport, freight and logistics insurance provider TT Club has appointed Kevin King as its regional director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Views: 305
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New trailer moves old truck

February 3 - February 3 - A new two-axle narrowbed low loader trailer, developed by Van der Vlist Group subsidiary Zwaar Transport Twente (ZTT), has made its debut with the transport of a vintage Mercedes emergency fire vehicle.
Views: 159
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WWPC and CEE get certified

February 3 - February 3 - As part of an initiative to advance transparency in the shipping industry, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) and Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) networks have received certification from anti-bribery compliance organisation TRACE.
Views: 132
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The sky's the limit for Maximus Air

February 3 - February 3 - Maximus Air posted a profit increase of 20 percent year-on-year in 2014, which company chairman Homaid Al Shemmari described as an "exceptional year" for the oversized cargo specialists.
Views: 303
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Derwent rebrands

February 3 - February 3 - Five years after Derwent Shipping and Logistics was formed to provide freight forwarding services specialising in abnormal loads and project cargo, the company has rebranded and will now trade as DSL Global Freight.
Views: 295
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Project cargo safety guide launched

February 2 - February 2 - The UK P&I Club has joined forces with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) to publish new practical guidance for shipowners and operators on how to carry heavy lift and project cargo safely at sea.
Views: 270
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Wagenborg steps on the gas

February 2 - February 2 - Wagenborg has coordinated the transport of two giant LPG tanks from Belgium to the Netherlands, on behalf of Rotterdam-based Chemgas Shipping.
Views: 217
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ISS assists HMM in Australia

February 2 - February 2 - Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has appointed Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) to handle its Australian container liner business.
Views: 231
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Delta Maritime moves machines

February 2 - February 2 - Delta Maritime has transported heavy and oversize equipment from central Poland to a construction site in the north of Greece.
Views: 145
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Chile acquisition for Logwin

February 2 - February 2 - International logistics service provider Logwin has expanded its activities in South America by acquiring all the shares in Logwin Air + Ocean Chile.
Views: 283

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