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Volatile claims shake shipping industry thumbnail image

Volatile claims shake shipping industry

July 31 - July 31 - The shipping industry faces a particularly challenging time punctuated by unpredictable markets and continuing marine claims volatility.
Views: 412
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Boa names new US president

July 31 - July 31 - Norway headquartered Boa Barges has appointed Mark van Meel as the company's president at its Houston, Texas based subsidiary Boa Barges LLC.
Views: 506
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Tradelossa powers ahead

July 31 - July 31 - Mexican project logistics specialist Tradelossa safely transported a 153-tonne generator and a 325-tonne gas turbine from the Port of Altamira to Pesquería Nuevo León - a distance of 530 km.
Views: 215
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Pan Ocean out of rehab

July 31 - July 31 - South Korean shipping line, Pan Ocean, completed its court ordered rehabilitation plan on July 30, 2015.
Views: 322
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BBC opens in Vietnam

July 31 - July 31 - BBC Chartering will inaugurate a new office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on August 1, 2015, to serve the country's burgeoning demand for project cargo, breakbulk and general cargo transportation.
Views: 444
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EXG speeds to Doha

July 31 - July 31 - India's Express Global Logistics (EXG) organised the delivery of four 42-tonne transformers from Haydarpasa, Turkey to Doha in Qatar.
Views: 359
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Maiden call at the Horizon

July 30 - July 30 - Höegh Autoliners' PCTC Höegh Asia made its maiden call at the newly built Horizon Terminal at the Port of Freeport, Texas.
Views: 408
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DYT's largest semi-sub heads south

July 30 - July 30 - Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) will mobilise its largest semi-submersible yacht carrier to Australia later this year, following changes in legislation making it easier for foreign flagged vessels to operate in Australian waters.
Views: 145
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It's a gas for Noble

July 30 - July 30 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has coordinated the delivery of 814 cu m of gas processing equipment from Houston, USA to Karachi.
Views: 279
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Delta delivers UK conveyors

July 30 - July 30 - Delta Maritime, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Greece, recently moved several oversize conveyor belts - each weighing 17 tonnes and measuring 3.5 m x 1.6 m x 3.5 m - to the UK.
Views: 293
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WWL ALS wins Zoomlion move

July 29 - July 29 - WWL ALS in South Africa has coordinated the transport of three excavators and two bulldozers from Zoomlion's factory in China to the manufacturer's facility in South Africa.
Views: 248
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Sirens sound for FLS

July 29 - July 29 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of six armoured ambulances from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Somalia's Mogadishu port onboard a container vessel.
Views: 266
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Sovereign in Kenyan plant move

July 29 - July 29 - Sovereign Logistics has coordinated the delivery of an 841-tonne cement plant from Kenya's Mombasa port to Nairobi.
Views: 278
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Jade comes to Zayed port

July 29 - July 29 - Abu Dhabi Ports has implemented Jade Software's terminal operating system, Master Terminal, at Zayed Port.
Views: 201
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Le Havre prepares ro-ro guide

July 29 - July 29 - Haropa's port of Le Havre will publish a quality guide concerning cargo handling operations at the gateway's ro-ro terminal by the end of 2015.
Views: 266
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Work underway at Titusville

July 28 - July 28 - Flagler Global Logistics has broken ground on the new Titusville Logistics Center, marking the start of construction of Port Canaveral's first multimodal inland port facility.
Views: 190
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WWL ALS takes Busy Lizzie home

July 28 - July 28 - Having completed its work on the Lee Tunnel project in London, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) Busy Lizzie has been transported back to Germany by WWL ALS.
Views: 384
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BBC rebrands inducement service

July 28 - July 28 - BBC Chartering is launching a new apac (any port, any cargo) service, which covers inducement calls for project, breakbulk and general cargo.
Views: 411
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TRACE partners with RightShip

July 28 - July 28 - TRACE International has partnered with provider of online maritime and environmental management systems, RightShip, to promote commercial transparency in the shipping industry.
Views: 186
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'Game on' for Red Box duo

July 28 - July 28 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that its 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II has departed the CIMC Yantai Raffles Shipyard for Batam, Indonesia, where it will load the first modules for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 695
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Transafe delivers to Togliatti

July 28 - July 28 - JSC Transafe Logistics has delivered oversize and overweight components for a hydrogen/ammonia plant from Antwerp to Togliatti, Russia.
Views: 326
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ESB Kranverleih adds Liebherr lift

July 28 - July 28 - Mittelbiberach, Germany based ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik has invested in its heavy lift capability with the acquisition of a new Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 486
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Klein named Rotterdam rep

July 28 - July 28 - Roland Klein has been appointed representative of the Port of Rotterdam Authority in the German regions of Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and southern Hessen.
Views: 380
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SRT returns rotor by rail

July 28 - July 28 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has transported a 210-tonne repaired rotor from its factory to a nuclear power plant in Texas.
Views: 245
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Van der Vlist puts trucks to test

July 28 - July 28 - Having recently expanded its fleet of trucks and trailers in Russia, Van der Vlist has used its new equipment to transport a 23.4-tonne heater case from St Petersburg to a production line in Torzhok.
Views: 213
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Drake acquires O'Phee

July 28 - July 28 - Australian heavy haulage trailer manufacturer Drake Group has acquired O'Phee Trailers.
Views: 244
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Manitowoc in double reactor hoist

July 27 - July 27 - Manitowoc's largest crawler crane, the 2,300-tonne capacity Manitowoc 31000, has been used to lift two reactors for Daelim at a petrochemical plant in Ulsan, South Korea.
Views: 369
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Rhenus buys into CFNR

July 27 - July 27 - Rhenus Group has purchased the inland waterway activities of Compagnie Française de Navigation Rhénane (CFNR).
Views: 413
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Liebherr lifts Schares fleet

July 27 - July 27 - Autokrane Schares has added a new 500-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 315
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AAL carries plankton recorder

July 27 - July 27 - AAL is supporting the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) through the installation of a continuous plankton recorder (CPR) onboard its multipurpose vessel AAL Melbourne.
Views: 304
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Seventh heaven for PCYT

July 27 - July 27 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has transported a fleet of seven Cobus 3000 airport vehicles from Spain to Turkey.
Views: 348
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DSM stamps out trademark infringements

July 24 - July 24 - DSM Dyneema has stepped up legal action against online marketplaces by more aggressively enforcing the removal of advertisements in which the Dyneema trademark is used without permission.
Views: 371
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Cargolux claims LCGB action 'illegal'

July 24 - July 24 - Luxembourg's LCGB union has begun a 24-hour warning action against Cargolux Airlines that started in the early hours of July 23.
Views: 218
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Mortrans in rare Russian wind project

July 23 - July 23 - Mortrans has coordinated the transport of 14 Vestas V39 wind turbine components from Werdum, Germany to Kola in the Murmansk region of Russia.
Views: 421
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Liebherr reaches 100 mark

July 23 - July 23 - With the addition of customers in Haiti, Suriname and Luxembourg, Liebherr Maritime Cranes has now delivered mobile harbour cranes to over 100 countries.
Views: 413
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ARRC adds calls

July 23 - July 23 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is set to add monthly calls at the US Gulf ports of Houston and New Orleans, as well as Antwerp, Belgium, to its existing service between North America and Europe.
Views: 317
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Davies Turner names senior managers

July 23 - July 23 - Leading UK independent freight and logistics company, Davies Turner, has announced four senior management appointments within its two main trading subsidiaries.
Views: 444
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Profits stabilise at Panalpina

July 23 - July 23 - Panalpina has reported revenues of CHF2.94 billion (USD3.08 billion) in the first six months of 2015 - down 8.9 percent over the same period of 2014 from CHF 3.23 billion (USD3.38 billion).
Views: 361
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Qatar Airways to add first 747

July 23 - July 23 - Qatar Airways Cargo will introduce the first 747 freighter to its expanding fleet on August 1, 2015 to further enhance its global on-demand charter services and its ability to carry oversize cargoes.
Views: 327
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ABN Transport gains creditor protection

July 22 - July 22 - Belgian abnormal load specialist, ABN Transport, has obtained court approval that protects it from creditors whilst it undertakes a restructuring.
Views: 299
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ABP reopens Lowestoft quay

July 22 - July 22 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested GBP4.5 million (USD7 million) in the reconstruction of Town Quay at the UK's Port of Lowestoft.
Views: 223
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AGL sends lock downriver

July 22 - July 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has completed the second part of an ongoing project to transport lock sections from Germany to the Romanian inland port of Cernavoda via the Danube river.
Views: 482
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Comark ships buildings

July 22 - July 22 - Ljubljana headquartered Comark has organised the transportation of 1,920 cu m of project cargo from its point of origin in Slovenia to its destination port in Egypt.
Views: 314
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Pan Ocean seeks court reprieve

July 22 - July 22 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has applied to exit its court ordered rehabilitation plan, while appointing new chief executive officers to lead the organisation.
Views: 393
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Hejre top deck lifted

July 21 - July 21 - The top deck for the Hejre platform has been installed at the DSME yard in Okpo, South Korea.
Views: 413
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Finn Heavy gains ex-Nurminen director

July 21 - July 21 - Finn Heavy Project has appointed previous project logistics director at Nurminen Logistics, Pasi Kuusijärvi, as its new managing director.
Views: 265
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Peters & May opts for Sharjah

July 21 - July 21 - Peters & May has signed an agreement with the Sharjah Ports Authority, making it the transport provider's primary port of call for the discharge of yachts in the UAE.
Views: 202
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ABC appoints Biwer

July 21 - July 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has named Georges Biwer as vice president, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
Views: 425
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WWL ALS comes to Liebherr's aid

July 21 - July 21 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) and WWL ALS have worked together to transport a new Liebherr R9800 mining excavator from its factory in Colmar, France to a site in Durban, South Africa.
Views: 229
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GPLN generates American cooperation

July 21 - July 21 - Brazil's One Way International Logistics and USA based Acco Terramar have cooperated in the shipment of an 85-tonne generator from GE Energy's plant in Campinas, Brazil to a sugar mill in Panuco, Mexico.
Views: 293
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Tanks travel with Damani

July 21 - July 21 - Mumbai based multimodal transport operator Damani Shipping has coordinated the delivery of 14 oversize tanks from Tianjin, China to Mundra on the west coast of India.
Views: 283
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MIS powers ahead in Oman

July 20 - July 20 - Muscat International Shipping (MIS) has transported seven Wärtsilä diesel generators from the port of Duqm to the Masirah Island power plant project in Oman.
Views: 443
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Noble on the gas

July 20 - July 20 - Noble Shipping has handled the shipment of an LPG recovery plant from Hamriyah in the UAE to Pakistan's Karachi port.
Views: 392
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Long haul for Crane Rental

July 20 - July 20 - Crane Rental Corporation, which was recently bought by Maxim Crane Works, has transported an LNG tank in three sections from Oklahoma to West Virginia.
Views: 373
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Jumbo squeezes in Fecamp

July 20 - July 20 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairline recently transported four steam generators, each weighing 500 tonnes, in two consecutive voyages from Fos to Fecamp, France.
Views: 364
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Growth continues at Rotterdam

July 20 - July 20 - The port of Rotterdam's breakbulk cargo throughput increased by 4.4 percent in the first half of 2015, compared with the same period last year.
Views: 355
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Blue Water turns the tide

July 20 - July 20 - Blue Water Shipping has assisted French engineering and project management company Sabella with the installation of a D10 tidal turbine on the seabed off Ushant Island, located 30 km offshore Bretagne, France.
Views: 364
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Strong half-year for ABC

July 17 - July 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reported a 17 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage carried across its global network in the first half of 2015.
Views: 326
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Gaussin makes Dubai sale

July 17 - July 17 - Gaussin Manugistique has sold a 150-tonne capacity self-propelled vehicle to Dubai based oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor Eversendai Offshore.
Views: 222
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Breakbulk lags behind in Antwerp

July 17 - July 17 - The port of Antwerp handled 104.5 million tonnes of freight in the first six months of 2015, which is a 6.4 percent increase compared with the same period in 2014. However, breakbulk cargo volumes were down by 3.9 percent.
Views: 192
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Semi-sub duo delivered

July 17 - July 17 - Two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessels have been delivered from Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard to United Faith Group and Zhenhua Heavy Industries.
Views: 394
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GAC UK adds Kenney

July 17 - July 17 - GAC UK has expanded its capability in the heavy lift and project forwarding sector with the appointment of Martin Kenney as its chartering and project manager.
Views: 471
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Transconsult in concrete plant shipment

July 17 - July 17 - Belarus based heavy haulier Transconsult has coordinated the transport of components for a new concrete plant from Ostrava in the Czech Republic to Arkhangelsk, Russia.
Views: 313
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Mining machine heads for mountains

July 17 - July 17 - Universal Transport has shipped a 400-tonne Komatsu construction machine from Germany's Rhineland to a mine in the west of Russia's Sayan Mountains.
Views: 271
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Subsea 7 allies with KBR

July 17 - July 17 - Subsea 7 has signed an agreement with KBR to collaborate in the delivery of concept and front end engineering and design (FEED) services to the global offshore oil and gas industry.
Views: 154
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Worldwide and NAWAH target Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Shanghai headquartered Worldwide Logistics Group has forged an alliance with Dubai based NAWAH (North America Western Asia Holdings) to expand both companies' capabilities in southern Iraq.
Views: 307
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NileDutch upgrades African connection

July 17 - July 17 - Effective August 21, NileDutch will offer a weekly service from South America to South and West Africa, based on a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) between CMA CGM and Hamburg Sud.
Views: 302
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Dan-Czech on the double

July 16 - July 16 - Dan-Czech Transport has delivered two 145-tonne adjusters from Sviadnov in the Czech Republic to Schiedam, the Netherlands via the port of Melnik.
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Project professionals to gather in Mumbai

July 16 - July 16 - Industry veteran Marco J Van Daal will present a masterclass for delegates at UBM's Project Cargo India 2015 event, taking place in September.
Views: 324
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Crowley promotes Brown

July 16 - July 16 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed current director of business solutions, Brad Brown, as its new vice president of information technology.
Views: 304
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Baku looks to Antwerp

July 16 - July 16 - Azerbaijan's Baku International Sea Trade Port has signed a memorandum of understanding with two Antwerp Port Authority subsidiaries, Port of Antwerp International (PAI) and Antwerp Port Training Centre (APEC), for the provision of consultancy a
Views: 338
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Collett winds up Strathy project

July 16 - July 16 - UK heavy haulage company Collett Transport has completed the transport of over 200 wind turbine components for SSE's 33-turbine Strathy North wind farm in the Scottish Highlands.
Views: 342
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Breakbulk up at SC Ports

July 16 - July 16 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) posted a 6 percent year-on-year growth in breakbulk tonnage for the 2015 fiscal year, which ended on June 30.
Views: 187
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Monroe proves project cargo capability

July 16 - July 16 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of two 12.7-tonne wind turbine blades each measuring 58 m long, which arrived at the US port of Monroe from Bremen, Germany onboard Spliethoff's vessel Faglegracht, to a site in Gratiot County, Michiga
Views: 374
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PCN duo shine in solar project

July 16 - July 16 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), Grand Arabia Forwarding and Fortune International Transport, have been awarded a logistics contract for the Shamsuna PV solar project in Aqaba, Jordan.
Views: 547
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Townsville adds laydown area

July 16 - July 16 - The Australian port of Townsville is making space for growing new trades, such as imported vehicles, project cargo, breakbulk and general cargo, with a new AUD1.73 million (USD740,000), 30,000 sq m cargo laydown area.
Views: 181
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Englishman in Rotterdam tow

July 15 - July 15 - SMS Towage's harbour/offshore tugboat, Englishman, has towed the Ugland barge UR6 from Stavanger, Norway to the Dutch port of Rotterdam.
Views: 197
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Cargo volumes rise at St Petersburg

July 15 - July 15 - In the first half of 2015, the amount of cargo handled at the Seaport of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) grew by 5 percent year-on-year to 4.3 million tonnes.
Views: 243
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Global Rigging moves crane trio

July 15 - July 15 - Virginia, USA headquartered Global Rigging and Transport has been contracted to move three huge ship-to-shore cranes for the South Carolina Port Authority.
Views: 315
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Optara project draws to a close

July 15 - July 15 - ALE and Aertssen have completed their work for the Optara project at Total's Antwerp refinery, which involved the transportation of modules from Spain to Belgium and the installation of main units for Tecnidas Reunidas.
Views: 471
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Duluth appoints Ferguson

July 15 - July 15 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has named Kathyrn Ferguson as its director of business development.
Views: 189
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Rodriguez joins Long Beach

July 15 - July 15 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners has selected former chief communications officer for Metro Los Angeles, Noelia Rodriguez, as the port's new managing director of communications.
Views: 271
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Scandinavian first for ALE

July 15 - July 15 - ALE's Mega Jack 800 has been used for the first time in Norway to jack up a 1,000-tonne living quarters module.
Views: 405
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Losh joins Talbert

July 14 - July 14 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Derek Losh as its new Great Lakes area sales manager.
Views: 482
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Wind of change for BNSF

July 14 - July 14 - BNSF Logistics has acquired rail logistics provider Transportation Technology Services (TTS), which focuses on the transport of components for the wind energy industry.
Views: 322
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HHA folds after no investor found

July 14 - July 14 - Heavy Haulage Australia (HHA) is to be formally wound up after failing to attract an investor willing to operate it as a going concern.
Views: 345
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Record EU transport investment endorsed

July 14 - July 14 - The European Commission's EUR13.1 billion (USD14.4 billion) investment plan for the transport sector has taken a step forward, after EU member states approved the list of projects to receive funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
Views: 411
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Bosphorus Strait faces second closure

July 14 - July 14 - The Bosphorus Strait in Turkey will be closed in both directions on July 15, 2015, between 7:00-14:00, says Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS).
Views: 246
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Stena agrees new Rotterdam berth

July 14 - July 14 - Stena Line and the Port of Rotterdam have agreed to collaboratively build a second berth at the company's Europoort terminal, as part of a EUR27 million (USD29.7 million) investment.
Views: 317
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ABP in ownership shuffle

July 13 - July 13 - GS Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) and Infracapital have sold their combined 33.3 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) to Anchorage Ports - a consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Views: 525
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Seattle, Tacoma hail transport investment

July 13 - July 13 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have welcomed the passing of a USD16.2 billion transportation investment package that aims to speed the movement of cargo through Washington state's ports and freight corridors.
Views: 325
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Able celebrates Dong arrival

July 13 - July 13 - Denmark headquartered Dong Energy has signed an MoU that will see it establish a major operational hub for the construction and installation of wind turbine components at the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP), on the banks of the River Humber in th
Views: 233
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Multiple machinery moves for AGL

July 13 - July 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has shipped four units of Volvo construction machinery to Algeria and three Doosan excavators to Georgia.
Views: 342
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Nooteboom's new Manoovr

July 13 - July 13 - The Netherlands headquartered trailer manufacturer Nooteboom will unveil its latest semi low-loader trailer, the Manoovr, at the BedrijfsautoRAI event staged in Amsterdam from October 20-24, 2015.
Views: 188
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BNSF takes trio of tanks north

July 13 - July 13 - BNSF Logistics has transported three cryogenic tanks, each weighing 109 tonnes, from Natchez, Mississippi to a plant in Ashtabula, Ohio.
Views: 285
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Crowley promotes Miller

July 13 - July 13 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Mark Miller to vice president, corporate and marketing communications, within Crowley's corporate services group.
Views: 139
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Davenport joins Lone Star

July 10 - July 10 - Lone Star Transportation - part of the Daseke group of companies - has acquired Davenport Transport & Rigging.
Views: 214
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Grimaldi enhances Med-West Africa service

July 10 - July 10 - The Grimaldi Group has enhanced its Mediterranean Express (MEX) service - which links the Mediterranean to West Africa - by reducing its frequency from 12 to ten days and increasing cargo capacity by 35 percent, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 362
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Australian shipping partnership opposed

July 10 - July 10 - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has opposed the proposed acquisition by Sea Swift of Toll Marine Logistics' business in the Northern Territory and Far North Queensland.
Views: 384
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Tight squeeze for Crane Rental

July 10 - July 10 - Following its recent acquisition, Crane Rental Corporation and new owner, Maxim Crane Works, have got to work on an impressive job to move a 136-tonne bullet tank in the northeast USA.
Views: 665
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PD Ports acquires Groveport

July 10 - July 10 - PD Ports has expanded its presence on the Humber estuary by acquiring Groveport - a privately owned inland port complex on the UK's River Trent - writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 396
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Roll up at Skuld

July 10 - July 10 - Marine insurance provider Skuld has appointed Ove Kristian Roll to head up its office in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 380
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Eight-up for UK lifting group

July 9 - July 9 - Effective August 1, MPI Offshore's 50,000 sq ft (4,645 sq m) facility at the South Tees Business Park in Middlesbrough will become the eighth location for one of the UK's leading suppliers of heavy lifting and handling equipment, writes Isabel Fr
Views: 170
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Wasserman buys Scheuerle pair

July 9 - July 9 - Wassermann Group has acquired two Scheuerle InterCombi vehicle combinations, enabling the company to expand its service portfolio, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 262
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Eight-up for UK lifting group

July 9 - July 9 - Effective August 1, MPI Offshore's 50,000 sq ft (4,645 sq m) facility at the South Tees Business Park in Middlesbrough will become the eighth location for one of the UK's leading suppliers of heavy lifting and handling equipment, writes Isabel Fr
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Pipe dream for OSL

July 9 - July 9 - OSL, Project Cargo Network (PCN) member in the Netherlands, has unloaded 27 steel pipes from nine barges at the port of Rotterdam, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 272
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Bosphorus Strait to close

July 9 - July 9 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that the Bosphorus Strait in Turkey will be closed in both directions on July 10 between 06:00 and approximately 14:00 due to ongoing construction works on the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge.
Views: 390
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Rosyth-Zeebrugge freight route kept alive

July 9 - July 9 - DFDS Seaways and Forth Ports are to invest over EUR6 million (USD6.6 million) in the future of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge ro-ro freight route, following a meeting with Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
Views: 389
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First step for Mile Point project

July 8 - July 8 - Jaxport's Mile Point harbour improvement project, which will remove an existing navigational restriction in the St Johns river, has got underway in Florida.
Views: 154
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Rotterdam to widen Breeddiep

July 8 - July 8 - The Breeddiep - an important connection for inland shipping at the mouth of the port of Rotterdam - is to be widened from 75 m to 350 m.
Views: 292
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Protranser in Asian transformation

July 8 - July 8 - Protranser International Logistics has handled the shipment of a 158-tonne transformer from China to Vietnam.
Views: 356
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ALE completes Bechtel project

July 8 - July 8 - As part of the Australia Pacific LNG project, ALE has completed transportation, load-out, and load-in operations for Bechtel in Indonesia and at the LNG facility on Curtis Island offshore Gladstone, Australia, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 275
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First cargo ship for New Bedford terminal

July 8 - July 8 - According to reports in the local US media, the multipurpose vessel Thorco Svendborg has become the first cargo ship to arrive at the new marine commerce terminal in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Views: 206
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Jumbo participates in naval exercise

July 8 - July 8 - As part of a naval exercise, the multipurpose vessel Jumbo Jubilee has transported two 600-tonne minehunters from Brest, France to Abu Dhabi in the UAE before returning both vessels to their naval base in France, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 325
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AGL engines ahead

July 8 - July 8 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) for Germany, Russia and Mongolia, has shipped a number of heavy diesel engines from Germany to China, writes Isabel Freedman.
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New Target for Trireme

July 8 - July 8 - Trireme Maritime will now officially trade under a new company name: Target Maritime Transport.
Views: 372
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American ports go green

July 7 - July 7 - The US ports of Tacoma, Seattle and New Orleans have all recently received recognition for their efforts towards being more environmentally friendly organisations, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 294
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Drilling tower sails to Hong Kong

July 7 - July 7 - Van der Vlist has arranged the shipment of an enormous geotechnical drilling tower, from its manufacturer in the Netherlands to Hong Kong, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 266
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Carrara ups lifting capacity

July 7 - July 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has delivered a 150-tonne capacity Terex Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane to Italy's Marina di Carrara.
Views: 350
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A2SEA wins role in Race Bank

July 7 - July 7 - From early 2017, A2SEA will use its offshore installation vessel, Sea Challenger, to install 91 Siemens 6 MW turbines for the 580 MW Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 149
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ISS inks Technip contract

July 7 - July 7 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has signed a contract with Technip to provide marine agency services and logistics for the Rashid C project in the Middle East.
Views: 350
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Air cargo boosted by Calais chaos

July 7 - July 7 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has reported a sharp spike in demand for air cargo charters in response to the gridlock caused by striking workers blockading the French port of Calais.
Views: 249
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Blue Water gains Enhanced offering

July 7 - July 7 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a global logistics contract with offshore technology provider Enhanced Drilling.
Views: 319
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Big buy for BKV

July 7 - July 7 - Barneveldse Kraanverhuurs (BKV) has invested in a new 600-tonne capacity Liebherr LR1600-2 crawler crane.
Views: 273
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Delta Maritime busy during holiday season

July 6 - July 6 - Delta Maritime, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Greece, managed two significant heavy cargo movements during the busy holiday season in Greece, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 198
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Work of art for Fortune International

July 6 - July 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Fortune International Transport is to coordinate the transportation of a 15-tonne marble statue from the Italian port of La Spezia to the port of Tianjin, China and from there, to its final destination in Beijin
Views: 243
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Faymonville living the American Dream

July 6 - July 6 - Faymonville, the Belgian trailer manufacturer, is taking on a new challenge in North America, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 212
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EXG powers ahead in USA

July 6 - July 6 - Express Global Logistics, India (EXG) has transported 18,450 freight tonnes of project cargo for a power project in the USA, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 359
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CEA Myanmar buys tractor duo

July 6 - July 6 - CEA Myanmar has added two new prime movers to its fleet of vehicles and equipment. Both are US Quester 420 vehicles, built using Volvo technology, which will jump straight into action with several upcoming projects throughout Yangon, Myanmar, wri
Views: 261
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Gebr

July 6 - July 6 - Gebr
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Combi Lift joins hands with TAGU

July 6 - July 6 - TAGU Tiefbau and Combi Lift have formed a new joint venture company for the combined execution of wind energy, offshore installation and maintenance projects.
Views: 397
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Mexican job for Aqualis Offshore

July 6 - July 6 - International offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Perforadora Mexico to support, monitor and document the sequence for rig-down, transportation and offshore installation of the Veracruz platform rig
Views: 218
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Blue Water makes new terminal investment

July 6 - July 6 - Blue Water Shipping is investing EUR16 million (USD17.6 million) in a new 12,300 sq m cargo terminal near to Taulov in Fredericia, Denmark.
Views: 383
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Heavy crane move for Aryamasir

July 6 - July 6 - Aryamasir International Transport has handled the shipment of a dismantled Mammoet crane from Iran to Dubai, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 393
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Osprey pipes up for Technip

July 3 - July 3 - Osprey Shipping's barge Osprey Intrepid has been fitted with a cable transfer system in order to feed Technip's offshore construction vessel, Deep Blue, with a new 3,000 m flexible pipe for the BP Quad 204 project in the North Sea.
Views: 303
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Water tower rises with CEA

July 3 - July 3 - CEA Project Logistics, Project Cargo Network (PCN) representatives in Thailand and Myanmar, has carried out the installation of a water tower at a condominium development in the Rayong province, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 392
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Express Global opens in Tuticorin

July 3 - July 3 - Express Global Logistics (EXG), a provider of integrated logistics services and a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in India, has opened a new office in Tuticorin in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Views: 251
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Contract signed for Merkur go-ahead

July 3 - July 3 - Merkur Offshore has signed a binding turbine supply agreement and balance of plant contract with Alstom and DEME for the construction of the Merkur Offshore wind farm, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 167
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Stena RoRo charters trio

July 3 - July 3 - Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term charter its three ro-ro vessels: Misida, Misana and Miranda.
Views: 440
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IMO chooses Lim

July 3 - July 3 - South Korea's Ki-tack Lim has been elected secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for an initial term of four years, with effect from January 1, 2016.
Views: 288
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Modulift raises the bar in new JV

July 3 - July 3 - Modulift and IMES (Inspection Monitoring Engineering Solutions) have formed a joint venture to offer an integrated service of 'below the hook' operations.
Views: 246
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Syon Logistics on the boil

July 2 - July 2 - Syon Logistics has transported three boilers for the biggest cement factory in the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah.
Views: 323
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Global Shipping cranks up the volume

July 2 - July 2 - Global Shipping Services has successfully delivered a 155-tonne crankcase to a chemical refinery in Plaquemine, Louisiana, ahead of schedule, despite obstacles en route, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 286
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Agility names ceo for South Asia

July 2 - July 2- Agility has appointed Detlev Janik as ceo for its South Asia area, a role within which Janik will be responsible for leading the company's Integrated Logistics business in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Views: 376
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New look for PCN

July 2 - July 2 - To mark its fifth anniversary this year, the Project Cargo Network (PCN) has decided to enhance the network's image, with a revised logo and improved website.
Views: 163
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RZDL on the ball for World Cup

July 2 - July 2 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) is to provide cargo delivery services for a new stadium being constructed in Rostov-on-Don, for use in the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Views: 288
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Congress allows Ex-Im Bank to expire

July 2 - July 2 - The US Export-Import Bank's (Ex-Im Bank) charter has expired, after members of Congress failed to reauthorise the 81-year-old bank by July 1.
Views: 360
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Damco wins Nigeria contract

July 2 - July 2 - Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, a leading Chinese infrastructure development contractor, has recently awarded Damco the contract for managing shipments to its Zunguru hydroelectric power project.
Views: 268
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Rica rewards success in Florida

July 2 - July 2 - CSX Transportation was named rail carrier of the year at the 47th annual conference of the Railway Industrial Clearance Association (Rica), taking place this week in Orlando, Florida.
Views: 261
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Aqualis heads to South Korea

July 2 - July 2 - In response to increased demand for Aqualis Offshore's services, the offshore marine and engineering company is to open an office in Busan, South Korea. Mr Gang-Yeoung Jeong is to be appointed general manager, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 401
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Faymonville delights at Demo Days

July 1 - July 1 - At Faymonville's 2015 Demo Days, attendees were presented with new technical items from the product range, as well as introduced to topics from the heavy haulage industry in technical workshops.
Views: 241
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Abis celebrates Esbjerg christening

July 1 - July 1 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Abis Shipping recently celebrated the christening of its latest newbuild, Abis Esbjerg, at a ceremony in Harlingen.
Views: 512
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Asciano confirms Brookfield offer

July 1 - July 1- Recent media speculation has prompted Australia's Asciano, which owns ports and terminals group Patrick, to confirm that it has received a proposal from Brookfield Infrastructure Group (Brookfield) to acquire 100 percent of Asciano's shares, write
Views: 228
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Cargolux adds Turkmenbashi

July 1 - July 1 - Cargolux has begun four flights a week to Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi Airport, with two departing from Luxembourg and two from Hong Kong.
Views: 242
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Super duo for Weldex

July 1 - July 1 - UK crawler crane hire company Weldex has taken delivery of the first of two new Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler cranes.
Views: 423
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EMS in Spanish collaboration

July 1 - July 1 - EMS Chartering and Erhardt y Cia have signed an agency and logistics contract, where Erhardt will act as booking agent for the German shipping company whilst also serving as representative for the entire EMS-Fehn-Group in Spain.
Views: 293

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