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Sectors News from April 2015

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HumberPort promotes Northern powerhouse

April 30 - April 30 - Speaking at the Multimodal 2015 conference and exhibition in Birmingham, UK, the HumberPort partnership stressed the important role that the River Humber can play in unlocking the potential of Northern England and the wider UK.
Views: 406
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Van der Vlist moves biomassive loads

April 30 - April 30 - Van der Vlist teamed up with Zwaar Transport Twente to deliver a biomass system - which is used to generate energy from vegetables - from Bieldeld in Germany to Perpignan in southern France.
Views: 139
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Van der Vlist moves biomassive loads

April 30 - April 30 - Van der Vlist teamed up with Zwaar Transport Twente to deliver a biomass system - which is used to generate energy from vegetables - from Bieldeld in Germany to Perpignan in southern France.
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Beaumont welcomes Mendonca

April 30 - April 30 - The Port of Beaumont, Texas, recently played host to the USNS Mendonca - the largest cargo ship in the US Navy - which was transporting over 1,650 pieces of military cargo.
Views: 246
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World's largest lock begins to fill

April 30 - April 30 - The pumps have been switched on at the Deurganck dock lock, Port of Antwerp, and 1.5 million cu m of water is filling what will be the world's largest lock upon its completion in 2016.
Views: 306
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Large cranes take to the rails

April 30 - April 30 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) and Columbia Pro-Rail Transport Services have worked together to transport a number of large cranes from south China to Siberia.
Views: 441
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VVM and Vector join forces

April 30 - April 30 - Paraguay-based VVM Cargo has formed a collaboration with crane and equipment rental company Vector SRL for the handling of project cargo and heavy loads.
Views: 360
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AGL conquers Russian roads

April 30 - April 30 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported a number of units for a steel factory project, weighing up to 100 tonnes each, from Germany to a site in south Russia.
Views: 368
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Ruslan puts safety first in Guinea shipment

April 29 - April 29 - A Ruslan International AN-124-100 aircraft has flown 65 tonnes of power generation equipment from the UK's East Midlands airport to Conakry in Guinea on behalf of World Charter Services.
Views: 301
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Winches delivered to Hyundai crane barge

April 29 - April 29 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has delivered and commissioned 45 variable frequency drive (VFD) winches and a full control system for the recently completed heavy lift crane barge Hyundai HLV-10000.
Views: 309
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Barnhart launches River Train

April 29 - April 29 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has launched its new barge service - River Train - which it says will facilitate the movement of project cargoes, weighing 150 tonnes and over, along any of the navigable US river systems.
Views: 384
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Blue Water signs important Baku contract

April 29 - April 29 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Baku Shipyard covering the transport of two hull sections from Singapore to the new Azerbaijan yard.
Views: 389
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Fagioli and Scheuerle ink huge SPMT deal

April 28 - April 28 - Italian heavy lift and project transportation company Fagioli and specialised trailer manufacturer Scheuerle have sealed a deal, which will see Fagioli receive 100 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs).
Views: 324
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BNSF acquires Vectora wind assets

April 28 - April 28 - BNSF Logistics has acquired the wind energy related assets and contracts of Vectora Transportation - a Chicago-based third party logistics services provider specialising in over-dimensional and bulk cargo transportation.
Views: 228
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Wagenborg hammers away

April 28 - April 28 - Wagenborg has transported a large hydraulic pile driving hammer, sleeve and associated materials from sites in Kinderdijk and Sliedrecht to Flushing in the Netherlands for IHC IQIP.
Views: 358
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Concerns over aid reaching Nepal

April 28 - April 28 - Air Charter Service (ACS) group commercial director Justin Lancaster has expressed concern that aid agencies are facing unprecedented logistical challenges in trying to help victims of the Nepalese earthquake.
Views: 237
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Swiss first for Terex

April 28 - April 28 - Crane service and heavy transport provider Welti-Furrer has taken delivery of the first two Terex Explorer 5800 cranes to be delivered to Switzerland.
Views: 494
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Spliethoff targets Iberian Peninsula

April 28 - April 28 - Spliethoff has opened two new offices in Bilbao and Barcelona to meet the increasing demand for breakbulk and project cargo shipments out of Spain and Portugal.
Views: 463
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Panalpina adds Baku calls

April 28 - April 28 - Panalpina is adding calls to Baku, Azerbaijan with scheduled chartered flights operated by Silk Way West Airlines and flying between Luxembourg and Shanghai.
Views: 405
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Crook resigns from DHL

April 27 - April 27 - With immediate effect, Roger Crook has resigned as a member of the management board of Deutsche Post DHL Group and ceo of Global Forwarding, Freight.
Views: 571
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Transformer trio moves with Steder

April 27 - April 27 - Steder Group Logistics has coordinated the transportation of three transformers from Constanta, Romania to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 703
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Kuebler gives cargo centre a big lift

April 27 - April 27 - Kuebler Spedition has taken delivery of a giant mobile crane, weighing 450 tonnes, at its heavy cargo centre in Mannheim, Germany.
Views: 356
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New NileDutch vessel named

April 27 - April 27 - A naming ceremony has been held for NileDutch's latest newbuild vessel NileDutch Antwerpen at IMT Terminals in Antwerp.
Views: 319
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Able expands development team

April 27 - April 27 - Able UK has appointed Chris Mackinlay as its new group marketing and development executive, and Debbie Fell as the property and development team's administrator.
Views: 397
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Allelys completes Siemens project

April 27 - April 27 - The Allelys Group, in coordination with its marine partner, Osprey Shipping, had to overcome major geographical challenges to provide a complete factory to foundation solution for Siemens.
Views: 298
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The Friday Flyer - April 24th 2015

April 24 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 645
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Sea Challenger mobilised to Burbo Bank

April 24 - April 24 - A2SEA will provide its purpose-built offshore installation vessel, Sea Challenger, to install 32 wind turbines at Dong Energy's Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 100
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Kalmar on the double

April 24 - April 24 - Kalmar has gained an order for two Super Gloria reachstackers from Tadarsa Logistics S.L. in Aviles, Spain.
Views: 332
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SC&RA conference success

April 24 - April 24 - Last week's annual conference of the SC&RA, attracted over 740 participants from around the world, including 87 individuals from ten nations outside the USA, including Brazil, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherl
Views: 287
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ESTA 2015 awards winners revealed

April 24 - April 24 - Yesterday, April 23, the winners of the ESTA Awards of Excellence 2015 were announced at the Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle in France.
Views: 422
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UTi names area leaders

April 23 - April 23 - UTi Worldwide Inc has appointed new leaders for two of its 16 freight forwarding area teams.
Views: 434
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SC&RA elects officers

April 23 - April 23 - During its recent 2015 Annual Conference, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) elected Bruce Forster of Rigging Gear Sales as president.
Views: 265
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Pasha's Horizon deal cleared

April 23 - April 23 - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared The Pasha Group's acquisition of the Hawaii trade-lane business of Horizon Lines, Inc. (Horizon).
Views: 228
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Revenues and profits tumble at Air Partner

April 23 - April 23 - Air Partner's results announcement for the year ended January 31, 2015, reveals a fall in revenue and profits for the global aviation charter specialist.
Views: 260
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2,000 exhibitors set for transport logistic

April 23 - April 23 - 2,040 exhibitors from 62 countries have registered to take part in transport logistic, the 15th International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management.
Views: 193
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Tradelossa scoops SC&RA gong

April 23 - April 23 - Mexico's Tradelossa won the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's prestigious "Moving Job of the Year", for its role in the transportation of a C2 splitter column for the Etileno XXI project in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz.
Views: 241
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Steady start for Panalpina

April 23 - April 23 - Swiss forwarder and logistics services provider Panalpina had a steady to start to 2015, reporting a consolidated profit of CHF19.6 million (USD20.31 million) in the first quarter of the year, up 10 percent over 2014.
Views: 413
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Three of a kind for Aaras

April 23 - April 23 - Aaras Shipping Agencies' stevedores have handled discharging operations for three vessels calling at Pakistan's Karachi port, loaded with a number of heavy and oversize units, with a combined weight of 73,724 tonnes.
Views: 282
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Tecnitransport powers ahead in Chile

April 23 - April 23 - Santiago de Chile-headquartered Tecnitransport has executed the delivery of an entire coal fired power plant in Huasco, Chile.
Views: 398
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Mitsui makes Flexie fleet

April 23 - April 23 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has signed a deal to buy four next generation car carriers, which will be delivered in 2017 and 2018.
Views: 194
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Mammoet brings up Bertha

April 23 - April 23 - After a year of planning, Mammoet has lifted the tunnel boring machine (TBM) Bertha's 1,700-tonne cutter drive unit (CDU) from the ground in Seattle.
Views: 358
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ACS flies through 2014

April 23 - April 23 - Air Charter Service (ACS) reported growth across its commercial airliner, group travel and cargo, and private jet divisions during its 2014 financial year.
Views: 226
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Ship loader travels with InterMax

April 22 - April 22 - InterMax Logistic Solution has coordinated the delivery of a large ship loader from China to Indonesia.
Views: 263
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Another hero joins WWL

April 22 - April 22 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has launched its newest post-Panamax HERO (high efficiency ro-ro) vessel, Thalatta.
Views: 370
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Brake sailings open Great Lakes season

April 22 - April 22 - Three recent sailings by Fednav from the port of Brake, Germany, to the North American Great Lakes opened the season for the shipping company's FALLine (Federal Atlantic Lakes Line) service.
Views: 259
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Dockwise delivers Goliat to Hammerfest

April 22 - April 22 - After a 15,608 nautical mile, 63-day voyage from South Korea, Eni Norge's Goliat platform has been delivered Hammerfest, Norway.
Views: 285
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Pan Ocean restructures for future

April 22 - April 22 - Pan Ocean intends to raise USD785 million through a new share sale, while reducing payments to its creditors, as part of a major restructuring programme.
Views: 218
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Almajdouie moves transformer trio

April 21 - April 21 - Almajdouie Logistics has coordinated the transport of three 450-tonne transformers and a 395-tonne generator from Saudi Arabia's Jeddah Port to the Jeddah South Power Plant.
Views: 331
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MFC delivers for Godrej

April 21 - April 21 - India's MFC Transport has transported a 437-tonne unit for Godrej Industries from the company's plant in Vikhroli to Mumbai port.
Views: 226
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Nurminen on a paper roll

April 21 - April 21 - Nurminen Logistics has transported a number of paper machine rolls to various countries within Europe so far this year.
Views: 379
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SPX in Italian bank hoist

April 21 - April 21 - SPX Power Team has used hydraulic cylinders to lift a 7,500-tonne UniCredit bank in Milan, so that anti-seismic bearings could be fitted or replaced.
Views: 253
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High Strenx steel launched

April 20 - April 20 - Nordic and US-based SSAB is launching Strenx - a new high-strength structural steel product brand.
Views: 300
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Erickson pipes up in Mexico

April 20 - April 20 - Group Desarrollo Infaestructura (GDI) has awarded a contract to Erickson for a new rural infrastructure pipeline project that will bring clean-burning natural gas to Mexico.
Views: 302
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Able appoints projects manager

April 20 - April 20 - Able UK has appointed Neil Jarvis as a special projects manager to work on the company's developments in both the North East and the Humber.
Views: 339
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Pan Ocean in new debt for equity swap

April 20 - April 20 - Pan Ocean has revealed intentions to issue a new round of shares within its debt for equity swaps with creditors.
Views: 355
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Eris J makes way to the Philippines

April 20 - April 20 - The multipurpose vessel Eris J, which is managed by Jumbo through the recently formed Jumbo Arkon Alliance (JAA), is en route to the Philippines loaded with two Liebherr LPS cranes.
Views: 412
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HLI transforms Ohio

April 17 - April 17 - HLI Rail & Rigging has transported a 134-tonne transformer by rail from Eagle Pass, Texas over 2,500 km to Troy, Ohio, before transporting it to its final destination in Luckey, Ohio by road.
Views: 384
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Manitowoc success in Sany lawsuit

April 17 - April 17 - The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a favourable final determination in the patent infringement and trade secrets case filed by Manitowoc Cranes against Sany Heavy Industries and Sany America.
Views: 654
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New NYK president takes office

April 17 - April 17 - Tadaaki Naito has been appointed as the new president of Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), effective yesterday, April 16.
Views: 356
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AAPA hails bipartisan trade legislation

April 17 - April 17 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015).
Views: 385
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Throughput up, project cargo down at Rotterdam

April 17 - April 17 - The Port of Rotterdam posted a 7.2 percent year-on-year increase in throughput for the first quarter of 2015, but also witnessed a 17.1 percent drop in general cargo shipments compared with 2014.
Views: 384
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Long Beach sees cargo rise

April 17 - April 17 - Cargo volumes at the Port of Long Beach in March 2015 showed a 32 percent increase over the same period in 2014, making it the busiest March in the gateway's history.
Views: 242
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AV Dawson inks new yard deal

April 17 - April 17 - UK-based multimodal supply chain specialist AV Dawson has signed a strategic deal with Network Rail to take control of its neighbouring Middlesbrough goods yard.
Views: 343
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Hydraulic filter innovation from MGR

April 17 - April 17 - UK-based hydraulics specialist MGR Fluid Power has taken delivery of its first shipment of own-branded hydraulic filters from North America, that it says will help hydraulics operators save money on repair costs.
Views: 241
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Cargolux in Oman Air deal

April 16 - April 16 - Oman Air has signed a joint venture agreement with Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International.
Views: 434
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Dealextrans in mining move

April 16 - April 16 - Belarus based Dealextrans has coordinated the transport of 17 heavy mining machines to Zimbabwe.
Views: 358
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Global prevents blow out

April 16 - April 16 - Global Shipping Services has overseen the loading of three blow out preventers for the oil and gas industry on to the vessel Tong An Cheng in Houston, Texas.
Views: 348
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Vanguard presses ahead

April 16 - April 16 - South African heavy lifting and specialised transport provider Vanguard has coordinated the relocation of a large hydraulic press plant from a factory near Johannesburg to its new facility in southwest Ireland.
Views: 416
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Toll opens Ichthys base

April 16 - April 16 - Australian logistics service provider Toll Group had officially opened its offshore logistics base in Darwin for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project.
Views: 251
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RollDock takes a cruise

April 16 - April 16 - A newly-built river cruise vessel Avalon Tapestry II has been loaded onboard RollDock's vessel RollDock Sea in Rotterdam for shipment to France.
Views: 219
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Antwerp cargo traffic grows

April 15 - April 15 - The Port of Antwerp handled 51,023,670 tonnes of freight in the first quarter of 2015 - up 5.9 percent year-on-year over the same period of 2014.
Views: 181
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Good start to year at St Petersburg

April 15 - April 15 - In the first quarter of 2015 the Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 2 million tonnes of cargo, an increase of 5 percent compared with the same period in 2014.
Views: 197
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Lucky number 13 for MFC

April 15 - April 15 - India's MFC Transport has handled the transport of 13 over-dimensional consignments for BPCL's Kochi refinery in Kerala.
Views: 338
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Pollock in tandem drum lift

April 15 - April 15 - Pollock & Sons Crane Hire has supplied two six-axle Grove all-terrain cranes to help hoist an 84-tonne barking drum at the Tasman Mill site in Kawerau on New Zealand's north island.
Views: 373
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Blue Water wins yard stay project

April 15 - April 15 - Maersk Drilling has chosen Blue Water Shipping to handle transportation and logistics services for the semi-submersible drilling rig Maersk Deliverer during its yard stay in South Africa.
Views: 377
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McAleese suspends shares

April 15 - April 15 - As the McAleese Group works out the financial impact of Atlas Iron's decision to shut down its iron ore mines, shares in the Australian transport contractor have been suspended from trade.
Views: 205
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TTS to supply Cosco cranes

April 14 - April 14 - TTS Group, through its newly-established Chinese joint venture company TTS-SCM Marine and Offshore Machinery, has signed an agreement with Shanghai Shipyard for the delivery of various TTS deck equipment for six vessels.
Views: 480
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Hansa Meyer Global restructures sales

April 14 - April 14 - The Bremen-based Hansa Meyer Global group of companies has recently recruited Monika Beckfeld from Bertling to concentrate on finding new customers among EPCs and companies active in the oil and gas sector.
Views: 395
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Time up for Van Doosselaere & Achten

April 14 - April 14 - Van Doosselaere & Achten, one of Antwerp's oldest established private liner shipping agents, which was founded in 1939, has ceased activities with immediate effect and filed for bankruptcy.
Views: 146
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Wagenborg fleet grows by two

April 14 - April 14 - Wagenborg Nedlift has invested in two new 110-tonne capacity Grove GMK5110 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 269
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DFDS goes from Kiel to Klaipeda

April 14 - April 14 - DFDS Group has shipped a 500-tonne capacity truck-mounted telescopic Liebherr crane from Germany to Lithuania.
Views: 340
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Final nail for Polet?

April 14 - April 14 - Russia's federal air transport agency, Rosaviatsiya, has cancelled Polet Airline's air operator's certificate (AOC).
Views: 269
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Integrated Logistics adds 10

April 14 - April 14 - Kuwait-based Integrated Logistics Company (ILC) has purchased ten new 100-tonne capacity Grove GMK4100L cranes.
Views: 396
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2015 season kicks off at Toledo

April 14 - April 14 - Spliethoff's vessel Floragracht has arrived at the Port of Toledo with a consignment of refinery equipment, marking the opening of the 2015 season for the Lake Erie port.
Views: 231
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Intermarine enters Turkey

April 14 - April 14 - Intermarine has established a presence in Turkey with the opening of a new office in Istanbul.
Views: 433
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Van der Vlist moves office...literally

April 13 - April 13 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the transport of a prefabricated office building from an assembly yard in Moerdijk, the Netherlands to Antwerp.
Views: 238
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Half Moon takes to the high seas

April 13 - April 13 - The Halve Maen (Half Moon) - a full scale, operating replica of the Dutch exploration ship that Henry Hudson sailed in 1609 - has been loaded onboard BigLift Shipping's vessel Traveller.
Views: 349
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Erickson wins dam contract

April 13 - April 13 - Erickson has secured a contract with Cavite Ideal International Construction and Development Corporation (Cavedeal) and Asia Aircraft Overseas Philippines (AAOP) to provide heavy lift aviation services in support of the Angat Dam project in Bul
Views: 368
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GCS in year-long Iraq project

April 13 - April 13 - Transcontainer and Ruscon - two divisions of the GCS Group - are taking part in a year-long project to transport machinery via the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk for a thermal power station being built in Harta, Iraq.
Views: 719
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New agent for new line

April 13 - April 13 - United Heavy Lift has appointed Lexicon Overseas as an exclusive agent for the newly formed shipping company in India.
Views: 461
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Hamilton welcomes first vessel of year

April 13 - April 13 - The vessel Pacific Huron, carrying a load of steel coils from Spain and Italy, has arrived at the Port of Hamilton's Federal Marine Terminals facility, marking the beginning of the Canadian gateway's 2015 shipping season.
Views: 414
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First two for Scan-Shipping

April 13 - April 13 - Scan-Shipping Singapore's port equipment project division has coordinated the transport of two rail-mounted quay cranes (RMQC) from Pipavav, India to Asyaport in Turkey.
Views: 346
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Nurminen cfo resigns

April 13 - April 13 - Nurminen Logistics' chief financial officer and member of the executive board, Ari Viinikkala, has resigned from the company.
Views: 169
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Crowley gives blood

April 10 - April 10 - Crowley Maritime Corporations has shipped a retired bloodmobile from Jacksonville, Florida to Haiti for use on the island as a new Zanmi Lasante mobile health clinic.
Views: 282
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HAV receives Airlander funding

April 10 - April 10 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has received a EUR2.5 million (USD2.7 million) EU grant, furthering its campaign to raise the required funds to bring its Airlander 10 airship to flight.
Views: 278
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Tatham Macinnes adds specialist

April 10 - April 10 - Stephen Askins, a leading expert on piracy and terrorism issues, is joining the specialist maritime law firm Tatham Macinnes from Ince & Co as a partner in its London-based offices.
Views: 310
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SAL loads Singapore ships

April 10 - April 10 - SAL Heavy Lift's Annemieke recently loaded two Damen Singapore-built Fast Crew Supplier 2610 (FCS) vessels at Jurong Port.
Views: 383
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Final turbine up at Westermost Rough

April 10 - April 10 - The final 6 MW turbine has been installed at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm by A2SEA's jack-up vessel Sea Challenger.
Views: 135
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Intermarine jumps on Trident bandwagon

April 10 - April 10 - US-based project shipping specialist Intermarine has joined the Trident Alliance - the shipping industry initiative for robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations.
Views: 301
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ALE wraps up African wind project

April 10 - April 10 - ALE has completed its work in the West Coast 1 project - a major onshore wind farm being developed by Aurora Wind Power in South Africa's Western Cape.
Views: 421
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ALL on cloud nine with Terex buy

April 9 - April 9 - The ALL Family of Companies has purchased nine Terex cranes in response to the demand for increased bridge construction and other related construction work across the Midwest USA.
Views: 366
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Braemar in board reshuffle

April 9 - April 9 - Braemar Shipping Services is making a number of changes to its board of directors, all of which become effective after the company's AGM on June 24, 2015.
Views: 339
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First turbine up at Luchterduinen

April 9 - April 9 - Van Oord's transport and installation vessel Aeolus has installed the first wind turbine at the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, marking the final phase of the project.
Views: 164
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RZDL buys stake in LNT

April 9 - April 9 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) has purchased a 50 percent stake in Latvian rail freight company Liepajas Naftas Tranzits (LNT) through its affiliated partner RZDL Multimodal.
Views: 300
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Globalink flies helicopters

April 9 - April 9 - Globalink's airfreight division has handled the transportation of three helicopters from their manufacturing site in Donauw
Views: 378
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Unusual passenger for Volga-Dnepr

April 8 - April 8 - German world champion biathlete Erik Lesser has flown, along with a consignment of sports equipment, from Finland to Russia onboard one of Volga-Dnepr's IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 282
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Factory travels with OliCargo

April 8 - April 8 - OliCargo has transported components of a urea production factory from the manufacturing facility to the Portuguese port of Sines, for final shipment to New Orleans in the USA.
Views: 321
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Seaway secures Perla contract

April 8 - April 8 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Cardon IV for the transportation and installation of the Perla project gas production platforms in Venezuela.
Views: 485
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Steel cut for Cosco giant

April 8 - April 8 - A steel cutting ceremony for Cosco Shipping Company's 90,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Guang Hua Kou has been held at China's Guangzhou Shipyard International.
Views: 352
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Lloyd Fonds falls at first hurdle

April 7 - April 7 - Lloyd Fonds' plans to inject 11 single shipowning entities through a non-cash equity offer in which limited partners would receive shares in the company have initially been unsuccessful.
Views: 290
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New partner for Air Partner

April 7 - April 7 - Air Partner has entered into a strategic partnership with AirCargoGroup (ACG).
Views: 187
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Hansa doubles up to ship huge column

April 7 - April 7 - An ethylene fractionator column, measuring 87 m long and weighing 604 tonnes, has been safely loaded onboard Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Lagos at the Italian port of Ortona for CB&I.
Views: 421
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ABC off to good 2015 start

April 7 - April 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) posted a 20 percent increase in tonnage for the first quarter of 2015, carrying 103,816 tonnes across its international route network.
Views: 318
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BNSF gives Ukraine a lift

April 7 - April 7 - BNSF Logistics, through its Global Project Cargo Centre in Houston, has coordinated the transport of a crane system from Savannah to Illichevsk in Ukraine.
Views: 398
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CEA in Seahawk shipment

April 7 - April 7 - CEA Projects has handled the transportation of a Seahawk helicopter from Thailand to Australia for the Royal Thai Navy.
Views: 422
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ISS enters Mozambique

April 7 - April 7 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has expanded its operations in Africa with the opening of a new office in Maputo, Mozambique.
Views: 319
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Crowley joins Trident Alliance

April 7 - April 7 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has joined the Trident Alliance - a coalition of shipping owners and operators that share a common interest in robust enforcement of existing maritime sulphur regulations.
Views: 328
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Page & Jones in Airbus win

April 7 - April 7 - Airbus has awarded the import clearance and export services contract for its A320 family assembly line to Mobile, Alabama based logistics company Page & Jones.
Views: 223
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Spliethoff doubles up

April 2 - April 2 - Spliethoff has increased the frequency of its Cleveland-Europe Express (CEE) service between Antwerp and Cleveland from one to two sailings per month.
Views: 312
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Meriaura Group orders and sells

April 2 - April 2 - Meriaura Group has signed a contract with Dutch shipyard Royal Bodewes for building two 4,700DWT VG EcoCoaster general cargo vessels.
Views: 262
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ABP gets new shareholder

April 2 - April 2 - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) for about GBP1.6 billion (USD2.4 billion), and may acquire a further 3.33 percent, depending on pre-exempt
Views: 398
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Cameron LNG win for Mammoet

April 2 - April 1 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and heavy haulage contract for the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, Louisiana.
Views: 485
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Qargo adds straddle carrier at Rotterdam

April 2 - April 2 - Qargo Packers says it has become the first company at the Port of Rotterdam to operate a Combilift straddle carrier (Combi-SC).
Views: 302
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ABC adds LA

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added twice-weekly flights to Los Angeles to its North American freighter schedule, connecting the US West Coast with its global network.
Views: 402
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Tuscor Lloyds shines in solar project

April 2 - April 2 - Over the course of eight weeks, Tuscor Lloyds' projects team recently shipped more than 88,000 solar photovoltaic panels from Shanghai to numerous destinations across the UK.
Views: 237
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ALE in power recovery move

April 2 - April 2 - ALE has transported a 140-tonne boiler from Ellesmere Port and installed it at the Tyseley Resource Recovery Centre in Birmingham.
Views: 258
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HighwayTrailer MES makes US debut

April 2 - April 2 - Scheuerle - a member of the TII Group - has introduced a new heavy-duty trailer into the North American market - the HighwayTrailer MES (Modular Extra Strong).
Views: 218
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Swire Tasmania deal falls through

April 1 - April 1 - A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the Tasmanian government and Swire Shipping has expired, due to the economic case for a direct international service linking Tasmania to global markets no longer being sustainable.
Views: 368
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ABC adds Vietnam to network

April 1 - April 1 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is extending its global network to Vietnam with the launch of twice-weekly freighter services from Hanoi, beginning today, April 1.
Views: 408
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Wasel in high five with Liebherr

April 1 - April 1 - Heavy load logistics contractor Wasel has used five Liebherr cranes to repair a container bridge on the river Rhine, which was damaged during heavy storms.
Views: 278
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Shipping confidence slides again

April 1 - April 1 - Overall confidence in the shipping industry fell to its lowest level for two and a half years during the three months up to February 2015, according to Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey.
Views: 302
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United Heavy Lift storms onto scene

April 1 - April 1 - A new heavy lift shipping and project transportation company - United Heavy Lift - has been founded by former SAL executive Lars Rolner.
Views: 593

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