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Sectors News from May 2015

Ritchie Bros appoints new cfo thumbnail image

Ritchie Bros appoints new cfo

May 29 - May 29 - Ritchie Bros has appointed Sharon Driscoll as its new chief financial officer, effective July 6, 2015.
Views: 336
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Able looks to decommissioning market

May 29 - May 29 - Able UK has been awarded the contract for the disposal of four offshore structures from the Shell-operated Brent field, which is located northeast of the Shetland Islands.
Views: 320
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Beginning of new life for Toll

May 29 - May 29 - Toll Group today celebrates its first official day as part of Japan Post, after a USD5.1 billion takeover deal was agreed.
Views: 376
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Tidal turbines guidelines published

May 29 - May 29 - International classification society and certification group Bureau Veritas has published a set of guidelines, NI 603, intended to help the development of current and tidal turbines.
Views: 212
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Mammoet completes Westermeerwind piling

May 29 - May 29 - The Van Oord/Mammoet joint venture has driven the last foundation pile into the bed of the IJsselmeer, completing the foundation work for the Westermeerwind offshore wind park.
Views: 102
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Panalpina makes Egyptian buy

May 29 - May 29 - Panalpina is to acquire its long-standing Egyptian agent, Afifi - a family-owned company specialising in freight forwarding, Customs clearance and logistics.
Views: 462
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Palfinger adds Malaysian dealer

May 29 - May 29 - Salzburg-based Palfinger has appointed Asia Group Sdn Bhd - a Singapore-based crane rental company with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Myanmar - as its new distributor for Malaysia.
Views: 646
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First for Bahri in Rotterdam

May 28 - May 28 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) ro-ro vessel Bahri Jazan has docked at the SCA Logistics terminal in the port of Rotterdam and taken onboard 200 trucks destined for the Middle East.
Views: 378
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ACS responds to Nepalese tragedy

May 28 - May 28 - Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, Air Charter Service (ACS) has completed over 50 charter flights into and out of Kathmandu transporting relief goods as well as search and rescue teams.
Views: 316
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ADP appoints new ceo

May 28 - May 28 - Effective August 1, Nils Skeby will join Associated Danish Ports (ADP) as its new chief executive officer.
Views: 251
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WWPC member duo join forces

May 28 - May 28 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Portlog International and Steder Group, have jointly managed the transportation of pipes and dredging equipment from Mexico to Nigeria.
Views: 407
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Competitors club together in crane quartet delivery

May 28 - May 28 - The last of four new super post-Panamax wharf cranes for the Port of Houston's Barbours Cut Container Terminal have been offloaded from ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 13 after a 73-day journey from South Korea.
Views: 454
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Crew safe after Purple Beach fire

May 28 - May 28 - On the evening of May 25 smoke was detected in the cargo hold of the multipurpose vessel Purple Beach, which is operated by Hamburg-headquartered MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping.
Views: 281
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Micanti gets backing for Thorn-D antifouling

May 28 - May 28 - Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has closed an investment round with independent investment company Pindustry to finance the global roll-out of its proprietary antifouling technology, Thorn-D.
Views: 553
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Demand for freighter aircraft to keep growing, says ACMG

May 27 - May 26 - According to Air Cargo Management Group's (ACMG) freighter forecast for 2015, the airfreight market will need around 125 new freighters per year to meet growth and replacement needs over the next 20 years.
Views: 257
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First of a kind for Russia

May 27 - May 27 - Nicolas has designed, manufactured and delivered a bespoke self-propelled heavy transporter - the Multiwheeler - for Russian Gas Turbines (RGT).
Views: 240
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Gruber gets in the frame

May 27 - May 27 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the shipment of an 84.9-tonne stator frame from Ohio in the USA to Linz, Austria.
Views: 234
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Dunkerque proves environmental commitment

May 27 - May 27 - Dunkerque Port has been granted a local authority decree on protected species, which authorises the development of the Dunkerque Logistique International Sud (DLI-Sud) logistics park in the Loon-Plage district of the French gateway.
Views: 177
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Duluth port project gets underway

May 27 - May 27 - The Twin Ports maritime community will gather today, May 27, to officially break ground on a USD17.7 million intermodal project at the Port of Duluth.
Views: 342
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Abu Nasir opts for new Terex

May 27 - May 27 - Abu Dhabi-based Abu Nasir General Transport has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 355
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Vanguard in power project duo

May 27 - May 27 - Vanguard was contracted to provide the warehousing, transportation and installation of heavy equipment for the Dedisa and Avon open-cycle gas turbine peaking power plants in South Africa.
Views: 243
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TNT Crane in Rocky buy

May 26 - May 26 - TNT Crane & Rigging has acquired Denver, Colorado headquartered Rocky Mountain Structures (RMS). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Views: 488
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PCN duo in European cooperation

May 26 - May 26 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) and Scandinavian Express, have coordinated a multimodal transportation project from Poland to Sweden.
Views: 355
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Despert joins CEA

May 26 - May 26 - CEA Projects has appointed Jean-Jacques Despert as its new regional manager for Bangkok.
Views: 378
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Iran shines brighter for Aryamasir

May 26 - May 26 - Aryamasir International Transport has transported a Scania prime mover and lowbed trailer from Uzbekistan to Bandar Abbas in Iran, from where it was shipped to Dubai.
Views: 345
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CEE gathers in Antwerp

May 26 - May 26 - Members of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network came together at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Antwerp from May 17-18 for the group's 6th annual membership conference.
Views: 240
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Mammoet bridges Lithuanian gap

May 26 - May 26 - Mammoet has transported and installed a footbridge across the Alytua Park valley in the Lithuanian city of Alytus.
Views: 407
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Maxim buys Crane Rental

May 26 - May 26 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Orlando, Florida based heavy haulage, specialised rigging and crane services provider, Crane Rental Corporation.
Views: 732
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"K" Line wins UK rail contract

May 22 - May 22 - "K" Line has signed a contract with Hitachi Transport System Group's dedicated forwarding arm Vantec HTS Forwarding for the shipment of Hitachi rail cars for the UK's Intercity Express Programme (IEP).
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New crawler from Sennebogen

May 22 - May 22 - Sennebogen has launched its new 50-tonne capacity 653 telescopic crawler crane.
Views: 322
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Ro-ro growth at Tulsa Port

May 22 - May 22 - The Tulsa Port of Catoosa in Oklahoma witnessed an increase in shipping activity across its low water wharf and ro-ro facility in April.
Views: 327
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SP SPb heads into outer space

May 22 - May 22 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has worked together with Universal Forwarder to load four rockets destined for the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana onboard the vessel MN Colibri.
Views: 310
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Final NileDutch newbuild named

May 22 - May 22 - The naming ceremony for NileDutch's fourth newbuild vessel - NileDutch Rotterdam - has taken place at the Transnet Terminals in Cape Town, South Africa.
Views: 352
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Korean specialist joins UTC

May 22 - May 22 - UTC Overseas has appointed Lloyd (Woo Sung) Bae as director of sales and operations for the company's Korea desk.
Views: 440
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Panama Canal lock gates all in

May 22 - May 22 - The sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal has been installed.
Views: 266
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Big Red buy for Alistair Group

May 21 - May 21 - Tanzania-based handling equipment and logistical support services company Alistair Group has taken delivery of a Manitowoc MLC165 crawler crane, nicknamed 'Big Red'.
Views: 331
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PCN puts on party in Antwerp

May 21 - May 21 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) organised a free Mini Meeting & Casino Party Night for its members on May 19 at the Ramada Plaza Antwerp, in conjunction with the Breakbulk Europe exhibition.
Views: 274
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From China to Armenia, with love

May 21 - May 21 - Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International have worked together to deliver a gift of broadcasting equipment from Tianjin, China to Yerevan in Armenia onboard an AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 327
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Liebherr crane expands Elcon fleet

May 21 - May 21 - South African crane contractor Elcon Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new 400-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile crane.
Views: 329
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Guangzhou Sunshine pipes up

May 21 - May 21 - China's Guangzhou Sunshine Int'l Logistics has coordinated the delivery of concrete pipes from a factory in Guangdong to the jobsite in the mountainous area of Guangxi.
Views: 285
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SCPA breakbulk tonnage 'ahead of plan'

May 21 - May 21 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has handled a total of 1.2 million tonnes of breakbulk cargo in the fiscal year to date, which is 4.5 percent ahead of plan.
Views: 120
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PPG enjoys Spanish hospitality

May 21 - May 21 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) enjoyed a successful eighth annual conference in Las Palmas, Canary Islands from May 13-15, with the support of local network member for Spain, Stier ShipAgency.
Views: 303
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Ulstein introduces new HLV designs

May 21 - May 21 - Norway-based ship design, shipbuilding and system solutions provider Ulstein Group has introduced the HX103 and HX104 offshore heavy lift vessel designs.
Views: 484
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Terex elevates Monterrey metro

May 21 - May 21 - Two Terex all-terrain cranes - an AC 350/6 and an AC 500-2 - have been used to lift a number of 230-tonne U girders in the construction of a 7.5 km long elevated third Monterrey metro line in Nuevo Le
Views: 230
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ARRC proves commitment to Antwerp

May 21 - May 21 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers' (ARRC) multipurpose vessel Baltic Mercur II has made its first voyage from Russia to the US Gulf via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 343
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Scheuerle delivers to Tomislav Sajko

May 20 - May 20 - Croatian heavy transport company Tomislav Sajko has invested in a Scheuerle UltralightCombi trailer, consisting of a gooseneck, one two-axle module and two three-axle modules.
Views: 231
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Currie joins Forth Ports

May 20 - May 20 - Forth Ports has appointed Sharon Currie as its new business development manager for Scotland.
Views: 385
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Rhenus enters Africa

May 20 - May 20 - Rhenus Logistics has set up a new branch in the Moroccan city of Tangier - the first office the company has established in Africa.
Views: 296
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Sludge plant move for Kagayaku

May 20 - May 20 - Kagayaku Logistics in Malaysia has handled the transportation of sludge treatment plant components from Port Klang to Batangas in the Philippines for Jeffcon Engineering.
Views: 263
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Barge milestone for AGL

May 20 - May 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated a full-barge charter from Berlin to Antwerp - the 20th heavy lift full-barge charter the company has completed so far in 2015.
Views: 454
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Rhenus to expand Rotterdam quay

May 20 - May 20 - Rhenus Logistics and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will today sign a contract for the construction of a new quay at the Rhenus Deep Sea Terminal on Antarcticaweg on the Maasvlakte.
Views: 357
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Pentalver invests in Tilbury

May 20 - May 20 - Pentalver has invested in its inland container operations facility at the UK port of Tilbury.
Views: 216
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Globe Cargo in the frame

May 20 - May 20 - Globe Cargo Logistics (China) is handling the transport of an over-dimensional offshore main frame from Shanghai to Bremen, Germany.
Views: 304
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Savannah breakbulk volumes doubled

May 20 - May 20 - Georgia's multipurpose facility in the Port of Savannah, Ocean Terminal, almost doubled its breakbulk cargo volumes in April, growing by 96.3 percent year-on-year to a total of 166,489 tonnes.
Views: 332
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Antwerp launches breakbulk application

May 20 - May 20 - The Antwerp Port Community System (APCS) has introduced a new breakbulk application called Cubix, that it says will make today's copying and recopying of data a thing of the past.
Views: 241
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Steamy job for Ba-Shi Yuexin

May 19 - May 19 - Shanghai Ba-Shi Yuexin Logistics Development Co. has coordinated the transport of a 36.8-tonne steam generator from Shanghai to Paranagu
Views: 292
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Viking takes Liebherr duo

May 19 - May 19 - Estonian crane rental company Viking Cranes has purchased two Liebherr crawler cranes - a 300-tonne capacity LR 1300 with super lift equipment, and a 160-tonne capacity LR 1160 crane.
Views: 395
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Pipe dream for Gothenburg

May 19 - May 19 - Around 200 steel pipes, each measuring 40 m in length, have been transported from Turkey to the Port of Gothenburg for use in the construction of a new tunnel being built in the Swedish city.
Views: 380
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Antwerp gives green ship discount

May 19 - May 19 - Effective June 1, the port of Antwerp will grant a discount to seagoing vessels that use alternative technology to reduce emissions of particulates.
Views: 356
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Tilbury crane move for ALE

May 19 - May 19 - ALE has transported a 414-tonne container crane approximately 250 m down the quayside at the UK's Port of Tilbury as part of the London gateway's redevelopment project.
Views: 327
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AsstrA revs up engine

May 18 - May 18 - AsstrA Associated Traffic has arranged the transportation of a PWC PT6A turboprop aircraft engine from Russia to the USA.
Views: 325
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Collett invests in Doll bogie

May 18 - May 18 - Collett Transport has purchased a three-axle hydraulic steering bogie from German trailer manufacturer Doll Fahrzeugbau, which has a 55-degree steering angle and a carrying capacity of over 60 tonnes.
Views: 183
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PCN duo in dredger move

May 18 - May 18 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, have worked together to transport a dredger and its equipment from two Egyptian ports to the port of Antwerp for final delivery to the Netherlands.
Views: 348
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Blue Water runs rig through river (video)

May 18 - May 18 - Blue Water Shipping has completed the transport of the jack-up rig, Mercury EDC II, from the UAE's Hamriyah shipyard to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 281
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Roll-Lift barges ahead in Louisiana

May 18 - May 18 - Roll-Lift USA has transported and unloaded 21 barges of project cargo for the UAN fertiliser plant expansion project in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Views: 358
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New MD for Braemar Adjusting

May 15 - May 15 - Braemar Adjusting has appointed Ian McInroy as its new regional managing director of Europe and West Africa.
Views: 369
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WWPC raises the bar in Spain

May 15 - May 15 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has raised a record USD40,000 for Infania during its charity auction at the network's 15th annual conference in Fuengirola, Spain.
Views: 554
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Rebrand for Abu Dhabi Ports

May 15 - May 15 - Abu Dhabi Ports has officially changed its name from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) to Abu Dhabi Ports, with a new corporate identity to match the change.
Views: 152
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Algeria no problem for AGL

May 15 - May 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of 26 over-dimensional vehicles from Antwerp to Mostaganem in Algeria.
Views: 370
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Royal Transport pumps up the volume

May 15 - May 15 - Norway's Royal Transport has used two Nicolas self-propelled platform trailers - a second-generation MHD SPE and a first-generation MHD SP - to transport a 420-tonne pumping station in Bergen.
Views: 215
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TTS Group sees Q1 improvements

May 15 - May 15 - TTS Group posted an operating profit (EBITDA) of NOK600,000 (USD80,500) in the first quarter of 2015, compared with a loss of NOK38.4 million (USD5.1 million) in the same period of 2014.
Views: 393
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Liebherr sings Anthem of the Seas

May 14 - May 14 - Lifting and specialised transport company Gertzen has used two Liebherr mobile cranes to install the funnel casing and viewing gondola on the cruise ship, Anthem of Seas, at Germany's Papenburger Meyer shipyard.
Views: 300
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Enerpac assists Reunion ring road

May 14 - May 14 - Enerpac has been awarded a contract to build the world's largest offshore overhead gantry crane for French consortium, Bouygues Travaux Publics, VINCI Construction and Demathieu Bard Construction.
Views: 453
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Blue Water inks NOV agreement

May 14 - May 14 - Blue Water Shipping and National Oilwell Varco Denmark (NOV) have agreed to a contract covering transport movements from France.
Views: 283
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Tycan chains gain wide acclaim

May 14 - May 14 - In collaboration with DSM Dyneema, Norway-based Load Solutions will officially launch its innovative lightweight synthetic Tycan chain at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp next week.
Views: 329
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PCN members club together

May 14 - May 14 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Abu Dhabi, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS), has worked together with fellow PCN members, OTX Logistics in the USA and Wilhelmsen Towell in Oman, to transport equipment for an oilfield project.
Views: 362
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Paraguay gets transformed by VVM

May 14 - May 14 - VVM Cargo has coordinated the transport of a transformer, weighing 100 tonnes, from the Paraguayan port of Asunci
Views: 245
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Installation innovation from Conquest

May 13 - May 13 - Conquest Offshore has presented its advanced system for the installation of monopiles, transition pieces and pre-piling onboard the crane barge Conquest MB1.
Views: 278
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High five for Paragon

May 13 - May 13 - Paragon Saudi Services was contracted to move five transformers by Larsen & Toubro for its Al Bayruni power plant project in Jubail.
Views: 306
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Intrepid load for Dockwise

May 13 - May 13 - Dockwise's largest semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Dockwise Vanguard has loaded the Armada Intrepid floating production, storage and offloading platform - the first ever ship-shaped FPSO - in Rotterdam.
Views: 462
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Cargo continues to grow in Abu Dhabi

May 13 - May 13 - Abu Dhabi Ports has witnessed significant volume increases across its container, bulk and general cargo import and export trades in the first quarter of 2015.
Views: 97
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Quinn elected to AAPA board

May 13 - May 13 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has elected Jim Quinn, president and ceo of Canada's Port Saint John, to serve as chairman of the international trade association's board for 2015-2016.
Views: 257
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New Aeros patent a 'game-changer'

May 13 - May 13 - The United States' Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent to Aeros' cargo airship, the Aeroscraft.
Views: 313
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Aryamasir pumps up

May 13 - May 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has delivered five 30-tonne truck-mounted concrete boom pumps from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Mary in Turkmenistan.
Views: 427
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Crowley commits to Puerto Rico

May 12 - May 12 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services will execute a USD48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 466
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TT Club notes Russian liability risks

May 12 - May 12 - TT Club believes that there is an urgent need for international freight forwarders, logistics companies and other transport operators doing regular business in Russia to fully understand the extent and nature of the liabilities that they bear whe
Views: 254
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Sailing on high thanks to Kennards

May 12 - May 12 - To lift a large 75ft (22.8 m) Riviera motor yacht onto a container ship, Australian stevedoring specialist Patrick hired a 145-tonne capacity spreader beam and two 80-tonne capacity round slings from Kennards Hire Lift & Shift.
Views: 309
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GAC in Dutch expansion

May 12 - May 12 - GAC Netherlands is expanding its range of services with the opening of two new branches in the country.
Views: 292
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Wagenborg puts the skids on

May 12 - May 12 - Wagenborg has transported a large mobile wellhead compressor skid from Waddinxveen to oil and gas company NAM's site in Gaag, the Netherlands.
Views: 350
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BSI gives helping hand to UN

May 12 - May 12 - Best Services International Freight (BSI) has assisted the United Nations by handling the transport of 52 vehicles and 45 containers from China to Lebanon.
Views: 311
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Ekin whips up a storm

May 11 - May 11 - Ekin Heavy & Project Transportation has transported a 32-tonne cyclone from Osmaniye, Turkey to Lukavac in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Views: 341
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SSL expands Baltic coverage

May 11 - May 11 - Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) has been appointed agent in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by Kestrel Liner Agencies and Tropical Shipping.
Views: 345
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Concord vessel recovered offshore Scotland

May 11 - May 11 - Concord Shipping's heavy lift vessel, Industrial Kennedy, has been safely recovered having suffered a mechanical failure 160 km offshore Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Views: 354
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Gantry duo moves with FCI

May 11 - May 11 - France Cargo International (FCI) has handled the multimodal transportation of two 300-tonne gantry cranes from Le Creusot in France to South Korea's Okpo Island.
Views: 340
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BBC ships Tembikai topside

May 11 - May 11 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Amber has shipped a 500-tonne topside from Texas to Kuantan, Malaysia for installation at the Tembikai offshore oilfield.
Views: 348
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Jumbo accommodates heavy loads

May 11 - May 11 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Javelin has shipped two huge accommodation modules from Trogir in Croatia to Limbe, Cameroon for oil and gas company Perenco.
Views: 409
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Terex erects Toggenburger bridge

May 8 - May 8 - Switzerland headquartered Toggenburger claims to have used the two largest cranes available in the country - its Terex CC 2400-1 and CC 2500-1 lattice boom crawler cranes - to lift an 884-tonne bridge span in Schafisheim.
Views: 300
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Donau launches Star Line

May 8 - May 8 - Donau Star has revealed that it will launch a new ro-ro ferry service connecting Romania and Germany along the Danube River under the Star Lines banner.
Views: 262
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Marjorie makes maiden voyage

May 8 - May 8 - Pasha Hawaii's new con-ro vessel Marjorie C has arrived at the Port of San Diego, California ready for its maiden voyage to Honolulu in Hawaii.
Views: 440
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New Nor Lines service sets sail

May 8 - May 8 - The official launch of the new Nor Lines ro-ro service between Cuxhaven and Norway has taken place with the first departure of the newbuild ro-ro vessel Kvitbj
Views: 231
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R&B in Maldives move

May 8 - May 8 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has arranged the shipment of 1,700 cu m of dredging equipment from Hulhumale in the Maldives to Abu Dhabi.
Views: 332
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Van der Vlist takes the frame

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist recently transported four large frame sections from eastern Germany to the UK.
Views: 217
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD25.92 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
Views: 401
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Terex makes deliveries

May 7 - May 7 - Doha based Aertssen Machinery Services Middle East has taken delivery of a Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 353
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Terex makes deliveries

May 7 - May 7 - Doha based Aertssen Machinery Services Middle East has taken delivery of a Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
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Liebherr ups green credentials

May 7 - May 7 - In a bid to tackle emission and fuel consumption targets, Liebherr has introduced a new range of diesel engines for its mobile harbour crane fleet.
Views: 328
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CEA trucks towering tree

May 7 - May 7 - CEA Project Logistics - a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Myanmar and Thailand - recently handled the road transportation of a camouflaged monopole antenna in Myanmar.
Views: 390
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Ocean 7 chooses Kestrel

May 7 - May 7 - Ocean 7 has appointed Kestrel Maritime Asia as its agent in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, effective May 1, 2015.
Views: 602
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Sabre selects Shuttlelift

May 7 - May 7- Sabre Industries has taken delivery of a third Shuttlelift DB 30 double-beam mobile gantry crane, which it has added to its factory in Sioux City, Iowa.
Views: 329
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Crane Rental completes Sunshine State move

May 6 - May 6 - Crane Rental Corporation recently transported three liquid natural gas (LNG) tanks, each weighing 75.2 tonnes, in south Florida and along the Miami River.
Views: 349
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PCN members make international moves

May 6 - May 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member France Cargo International recently handled the shipment of two oversize compressors from Le Havre to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 346
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Confidence slides, says Moore Stephens

May 6 - May 6 - According to Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey, the average confidence level for the shipping industry hit its lowest level for two-and-a-half years.
Views: 210
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Saudia adds Paris to freighter network

May 6 - May 6 - Saudia Cargo is adding a new dedicated freighter service connecting Saudia Arabia to Paris Charles de Gaulle International airport, effective May 22, 2015.
Views: 203
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TT Club sees strong 2014

May 6 - May 6 - The TT Club has posted strong financial results for the year ending December 31, 2014, while maintaining it's A- (Excellent) rating from ratings agency AM Best.
Views: 182
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Dalian orders Liebherr capacity

May 6 - May 6 - Liebherr's offshore division has signed a contract with China's Dalian Shipyard to deliver two RL-K 4200-100 LIT luffing knuckle boom cranes capable of lifting 100 tonnes.
Views: 294
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Grimaldi goes ro-ro to Greece

May 6 - May 6 - Grimaldi Group has joined forces with the port of Venice to launch a new ro-ro service from the Italian gateway to Patras, Greece.
Views: 244
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Nurminen updates outlook

May 6 - May 6 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics expects its net sales, operating result and earnings per share to decline from the level of 2014, having previously said in March that it expected them to improve compared to 2014.
Views: 367
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Allport names leader

May 6 - May 6 - Allport Cargo Services (ACS) has named incumbent managing director, Charles McGurin, as its new chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 327
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ICHCA publishes safety guide

May 6 - May 6 - ICHCA International, the NGO association for the global cargo handling industry, has just released a major new addition to its Briefing Pamphlet series - BP41
Views: 165
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SP SPb invests in environment

May 6 - May 6 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has allocated RUB5.1 million (USD99,101) for the implementation of an environmental protection programme at the gateway.
Views: 123
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Swire Shipping adds service

May 6 - May 6 - Swire Shipping will launch a new express service between North Asia, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia in July 2015, employing two modern, highly fuel-efficient multipurpose Chief class vessels.
Views: 394
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Berard barges ahead

May 5 - May 5 - Berard Transportation mobilised 56 axle-lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) to complete the movement of a 2,300-tonne barge in South Louisiana, USA.
Views: 244
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Cargolux launches Jumbo product

May 5 - May 5 - Luxembourg headquartered Cargolux Airlines International has launched eight new specialised products to better serve the needs of the air cargo industry, including CV Jumbo that will be dedicated to heavy and outsized cargo transportation.
Views: 197
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PCN pair completes trailer move

May 5 - May 5 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) recently collaborated with C.H. Robinson Project Logistics to deliver specialised trailers from Germany to Canada.
Views: 349
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GAC opens UK renewables base

May 5 - May 5 - GAC has opened a new UK office in Great Yarmouth to meet the needs of the renewable energy sector in the southern North Sea.
Views: 242
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EMS takes Europatrans stake

May 5 - May 5 - EMS Log, member of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has purchased 70 percent of heavy duty trucking company Europatrans.
Views: 365
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PCN duo delivers to Malaysia

May 5 - May 5 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing China, Topline Express Logistics (TEL), teamed-up with Malaysian PCN representative, Kagayaku Logistics, to deliver six oversize items to Selangor in Malaysia.
Views: 279
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Morch joins Odfjell

May 5 - May 5 - Kristian Morch, partner and co-chief executive officer of Clipper Group, has confirmed that he will leave the shipping line to become ceo of Norwegian shipping and tank terminal company, Odfjell SE.
Views: 224
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Lie joins Cargotec

May 5 - May 5 - Cargotec Corporation has appointed Leena Lie as senior vice president, communications, effective August 1, 2015.
Views: 275
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Volga-Dnepr flies power to Singapore

May 4 - May 4 - A wellhead control panel and hydraulic power unit with a combined weight of 17 tonnes has been delivered by Volga-Dnepr Airlines to Singapore on behalf of Pentagon Freight Services.
Views: 351
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GAC in transatlantic dolly flight

May 1 - May 1 - GAC's project logistics team has loaded a 14.1-tonne assembly in Houston for delivery by air to Luanda in Angola, via Los Angeles for its customer Ensco.
Views: 308
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CEA powers ahead in Myanmar

May 1 - May 1 - Myanmar's CEA Project Logistics was recently contracted to handle the transportation and Customs clearance of a temporary power plant.
Views: 374
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The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - 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: 581
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Universal Transport transfers table

May 1 - May 1 - Universal Transport has successfully completed the delivery of a 120-tonne transfer table from Dresden to Paderborn.
Views: 170
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Flying start for Atlas Air

May 1 - May 1 - For the three months ended March 31, 2015, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings reported a net profit of USD29.23 million - up from USD11.3 million in Q1 2014.
Views: 259
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Pan Ocean profits double

May 1 - May 1 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has more than doubled its first quarter 2015 net profit.
Views: 376

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