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Terex gives Versailles a lift

August 28 - August 28 - DUFOUR Transport Handling has used a Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane to erect a footbridge at the Versailles Chantiers train station in France.
Views: 506
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Volga-Dnepr packed to the gills

August 28 - August 28 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered a shipment of 1,236,000 Muksun fish to help repopulate the freshwater Ob River basin in northern Russia.
Views: 364
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ABC shines in solar car flight

August 28 - August 28 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a Nuna Solar car, which is competing in the 2015 World Solar Challenge in Australia, from Amsterdam to Hong Kong onboard one of its B747 freighter flights.
Views: 509
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LR to classify Heerema crane vessel

August 28 - August 28 - Lloyd's Register (LR) secured the contract to classify the world's largest heavy lift crane vessel (NSCV), under development by Netherlands headquartered Heerema Group.
Views: 646
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Sovereign rushes to replace gearbox

August 28 - August 28 - Sovereign Logistics, part of the Express Shipping & Logistics Group, has coordinated the transport of a new cement mill gearbox from China to Kenya, to replace a broken unit and maintain operations.
Views: 510
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Rostock on the rise

August 28 - August 28 - Rostock Port has reported a double-digit increase in cargo volumes for the first half of 2015, with 13.1 million tonnes of goods handled at the German gateway.
Views: 223
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CLC heads to Dubai

August 28 - August 28 - The CLC Projects network will hold its eighth global conference in Dubai, UAE from November 28 - 29.
Views: 367
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Laser sharp job from Volga

August 27 - August 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has safely delivered high-value industrial laser equipment from Sweden to Japan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 485
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Gruber takes on Trumpf move

August 27 - August 27 - Gruber Logistics' German subsidiaries, Gruber Montage in Nurnberg and Gruber Logistics in Kreuztal, have worked together to relocate a Trumpf laser-welding machine.
Views: 415
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DHL invests in African promise

August 27 - August 27 - Deutsche Post DHL Group ceo Frank Appel made a visit to South Africa and Nigeria this week, demonstrating the importance of emerging markets for the company's future business strategy.
Views: 653
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V. Alexander presses ahead

August 27 - August 27 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of an automotive press, weighing over 270 tonnes, from Germany to White in the US State of Georgia.
Views: 628
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Nicolas delivers for Alstom

August 27 - August 27 - French special vehicle manufacturer Nicolas, a subsidiary of the TII Group, has delivered two self-propelled MHD G2 transporters to Alstom.
Views: 353
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ZOMC joint venture launched

August 26 - August 26 - Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) subsidiary ZPMC Offshore Services has formed a joint venture with OffshoreTech LLC (OTL) to pursue offshore transport and installation projects.
Views: 600
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Van der Vlist moves like the wind

August 26 - August 26 - Van der Vlist has transported a 97 m high wind turbine tower through its terminal in Moerdijk, in a series of complicated operations.
Views: 433
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Maritime Synergy on the gas

August 26 - August 26 - Maritime Synergy has transported equipment for an LPG storage tank project from China to a site in Bang Pakong, Thailand.
Views: 426
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Choppers on the move

August 26 - August 26 - Global Shipping Services, X2 Projects member in the USA, has handled the transportation of helicopters from the Middle East to Jacksonville, Florida.
Views: 417
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Tiong Woon sees heavy lift slide

August 26 - August 26 - Tiong Woon posted a 10 percent year-on-year decrease in the turnover of its heavy lift and haulage business segment for the financial year ended June 30, 2015, from SGD142.1 million (USD101.4 million) to SGD128.5 million (USD91.6 million).
Views: 681
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ARRC signs new agent

August 26 - August 26 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) has nominated Sea Bow as its agent for developing short sea trade between Antwerp and St Petersburg.
Views: 385
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Chernobyl's arch becomes whole

August 26 - August 26 - Mammoet has successfully connected the two halves of the New Safe Confinement (NSC) structure at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, built to house the Reactor Unit 4, which was destroyed in the disaster of 1986.
Views: 278
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Sennebogen and Poole pull together

August 25 - August 25 - Poole is the first port in the UK to take a delivery of a Sennebogen 6130 Harbour Crawler Crane, which has a maximum lift capacity of 84 tonnes.
Views: 356
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Schenker gains Sontheimer

August 25 - August 25 - Effective January 1, 2016, Markus Sontheimer has been appointed chief information officer for Schenker AG.
Views: 493
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EXG finds a way

August 25 - August 25 - Express Global Logistics (EXG), member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, has delivered a 77-tonne tank measuring 10.36 m x 5.96 m x 6.16 m from Mundra to Antwerp.
Views: 647
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ACP to sell for Saudia Cargo

August 25 - August 25 - ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo general sales agent (GSA) across South Africa for Saudia Cargo.
Views: 640
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Chapman and GAC rally together

August 25 - August 25 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and GAC have worked together to transport 19 Rallycross cars, along with 30 tonnes of supporting equipment, from Canada to Norway onboard a chartered Kalitta Air B747-200 freighter.
Views: 409
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Ceva names Kaaks

August 25 - August 25 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Arjan Kaaks as its new chief financial officer.
Views: 449
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Lammers returns to Rotterdam

August 24 - August 24 - Sohar Port and Freezone has appointed Marc Vertsee to replace current executive commercial manager, Edwin Lammers, who is returning to the Port of Rotterdam as the new director of breakbulk.
Views: 610
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Orpic gets cracking on SRIP

August 24 - August 24 - Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has installed Oman's first hydrocracker reactor as part of the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP).
Views: 555
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All good news for SCPA

August 24 - August 24 - South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has reported 2015 fiscal year-end operating earnings of USD30.4 million and revenues of USD196.8 million, significant increases on 2014's financial performance.
Views: 281
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Positive period for TTS Group

August 24 - August 24 - TTS Group ASA's multipurpose and general cargo unit posted a turnover of NOK38 million (USD4.6 million) in Q2 2015, an improvement on takings in Q2 2014.
Views: 652
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Rotterdam gets breakbulk boost

August 24 - August 24 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura's multipurpose vessel Meri has delivered a Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane to Pacorini Metals' new terminal at the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 532
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New sea lock for IJmuiden

August 24 - August 24 - Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) has confirmed that Consortium OpenIJ will develop the new IJmuiden sea lock on the North Sea Canal.
Views: 363
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Townsville and Qinzhou join forces

August 24 - August 24 - Tomorrow, August 25, the Port of Townsville, Australia, will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Port of Qinzhou in China.
Views: 486
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It's heating up for Ruslan

August 24 - August 24 - Ruslan International has moved a 60-tonne steam superheater along with 4.8 tonnes of accessories from Austria to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 462
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Best Services handles crane beams

August 24 - August 24 - Best Services International Freight, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), transported two sets of crane beams from China to Hong Kong.
Views: 524
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Aaras handles three heavy loads

August 21 - August 21 - Aaras Shipping Agencies has handled three project cargo vessels carrying almost 17,000 tonnes of cargo, with many being heavy or oversized.
Views: 415
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Joe Quain joins Hill Dickinson

August 21 - August 21 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed Captain Joe Quain, formerly of Bentley's Stokes and Lowless, to join its international shipping team.
Views: 782
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Women sail forth at LISW

August 21 - August 21 - “Women in command” is among the topics that Women's International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA-UK) will be exploring at their event on September 7, the opening day of this year's London International Shipping Week (LISW).
Views: 540
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WWPC goes Hard Rock in 2016

August 21 - August 21 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network announced that its 16th membership conference will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama.
Views: 352
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Brazilian ship agent wins FONASBA award

August 21 - August 21 - Renan Quieroz of Wilson Sons Ltda, Brazil is the recipient of the Federation of National Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA) Young Ship Agent or Broker Award 2015.
Views: 692
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Damco wins KONE business

August 21 - August 21 - Third party-logistics provider Damco has been appointed by KONE as its global logistics partner for shipping elevators, escalators and spare parts to selected overseas destinations.
Views: 422
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Bigger ships make waves in Port of Everett

August 21 - August 21 - Everett Port and Westwood Shipping Lines are marking the tenth anniversary of weekly, direct aerospace shipments from Japan to Everett with the arrival of a new, large vessel.
Views: 695
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Bumper profits for Boskalis

August 21 - August 21 - Boskalis has posted a net profit of EUR306.5 million (USD342.2million) in the first half of 2015 - a 21 percent increase compared with the first half of 2014.
Views: 399
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Speakers confirmed for ICHCA Seminar

August 21 - August 21 - The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and the TT Club are among those scheduled to speak at the Container Weighing Seminar being held by the International Cargo Handling Coordinatio
Views: 372
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HHL transports shiploader from China to USA

August 20 - August 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) successfully carried a shiploader weighing over 560 tonnes from Nantong, China to Portland, USA, for Sandvik Mining and Construction.
Views: 600
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GAC benefits from Jordan energy upgrade

August 19 - August 19 - Jordan's contract with Shell for the import of nearly 17 million cu m of gas per day is delivering brisk business for GAC, the global shipping and logistics provider.
Views: 405
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Inchcape picks up Paragon project

August 19 - August 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has scooped the first new commercial drilling project to be awarded in Tanzania in recent years. ISS was appointed by Paragon Offshore in Houston to work on a new drilling campaign off the Songo Songo Islands.
Views: 548
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Integrated Logistics powers ahead

August 19 - August 19 - In July, Integrated Logistics Company safely delivered a 243-tonne transformer and two shunt reactors to the new Sabah Al Ahmad 1Z Substation - a distance of 60km - for the Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW).
Views: 427
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Heat exchanger travels from Lithuania to Belarus

August 19 - August 19 - Nurminen Logistics, member of the Cargo Equipments Experts (CEE) network for Finland, transported a 100 tonne heat exchanger from Klaipeda Port in Lithuania to Grodno in Belarus earlier this month.
Views: 501
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Tianjin restricts certain ships

August 18 - August 18 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Tianjin is advising that most tanker operations at the port of Tianjin have been put on hold owing to restrictions issued by the Tianjin Municipal Transport Commission following the explosion last week.
Views: 313
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Kalitta is first with CHAMP in USA

August 18 - August 18 - The Michigan-based Kalitta Air will use CHAMP's next generation Weight & Balance application to manage load planning across its fleet of 14 Boeing 747 freighters and claims to be the first in the US to implement CHAMP's solution.
Views: 264
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General cargo down in Hamburg

August 17 - August 17 - At 70.8 million tonnes, the port of Hamburg's first half seaborne cargo throughput was just below the previous year's.
Views: 310
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Red Box set to ship first modules

August 17 - August 17 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that the second of two modules has been loaded onto its recently delivered 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II in Batam for delivery to Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project
Views: 606
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CAT purrs with Afriguide

August 17 - August 17 - Afriguide Logistics, Project Cargo Network member in South Africa, has transported the Caterpillar 990H Wheel Loader 1,800 km from an open cast mine in Maun, Botswana to Durban, South Africa, for subsequent shipment to Monrovia, Liberia.
Views: 493
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MacGregor delivers for Grimaldi

August 17 - August 17 - The Chinese shipbuilding group Yangfan has contracted MacGregor, part of Cargotec, to supply ro-ro access equipment packages to five car carriers being built for Grimaldi.
Views: 357
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Abu Dhabi to see new pipe facility

August 17 - August 17 - Project forwarders active in the United Arab Emirates will be interested in the news that Al Gharbia Pipe Company is set to invest AED 1.1 billion (USD300 million) in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Industrial Zone to create a new pipe manufacturing facil
Views: 399
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Abu Dhabi to see new pipe facility

August 17 - August 17 - Project forwarders active in the United Arab Emirates will be interested in the news that Al Gharbia Pipe Company is set to invest AED 1.1 billion (USD300 million) in Abu Dhabi
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Konecranes in fraud case

August 17 - August 17 - Konecranes has confirmed that one its foreign subsidiaries has become the victim of fraud.
Views: 537
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Combilift delivers productivity gains

August 17 - August 17 - Imorex Shipping Services reports that its recently acquired Combilift Straddle Carrier (Combi-SC) has made container handling operations at its deport near Felixstowe, UK, much quicker and safer.
Views: 492
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Spools shipped to San Fran

August 14 - August 14 - Schenker-Seino and ECL Americas teamed-up to complete the delivery of three 315-tonne cable spools from Japan to San Francisco, USA.
Views: 641
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'Steady growth' for Agility

August 14 - August 14 - Agility has posted a net profit of KWD13.5 million (USD44.6 million) for the second quarter of 2015 - a 5 percent increase compared with the second quarter of 2014.
Views: 679
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Altamira terminal gets a lift

August 14 - August 14 - The IPA Steel Terminal in Altamira, Mexico has taken delivery of its second Gottwald mobile harbour crane, with a maximum lifting capacity of 100 tonnes.
Views: 533
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GPLN heads to Brussels

August 14 - August 14 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) will hold its 13th annual general meeting from May 21 - 23, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium.
Views: 599
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Latin duo double-up

August 14 - August 14 - In Chile, project logistics specialist Tecnitransport coordinated the delivery of four 165-tonne Alstom transformers from Puerto Lirquen to its customer's site 150 km inland
Views: 689
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Work set to start at Wismar

August 14 - August 14 - A three-year EUR36 million (USD40.2 million) expansion project at the Baltic port of Wismar is set to start.
Views: 360
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Two ships up at Allcargo

August 14 - August 14 - India's Allcargo Logistics has acquired two 24,000 dwt multipurpose vessels through its wholly owned subsidiary Allcargo Shipping.
Views: 545
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Volga-Dnepr in urgent Kuwait move

August 14 - August 14 - Volga-Dnepr flew two simultaneous IL-76-90VD freighter flights carrying urgently required drilling equipment from Belgium to Kuwait.
Views: 577
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Mammoet in Dubai dual lift

August 14 - August 14 - Mammoet has completed a complex tandem lift as part of the construction of the Viceroy resort at the Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai.
Views: 637
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Eddings up at Braemar

August 14 - August 14 - Braemar Engineering has appointed Kyle Eddings to take over responsibility for global dynamic positioning (DP) and offshore projects, as part of plans to restructure its UK, US offshore and DP operations.
Views: 547
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APM and Compas combine in Colombia

August 14 - August 14 - Colombia based port and terminal operator Compañia de Puertos Asociados (Compas) signed a joint venture agreement with APM Terminals that will see the latter manage Compas' existing multipurpose Cartagena Terminal.
Views: 338
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Jumbo expands in Singapore

August 13 - August 13 - Jumbo Singapore has expanded its heavy lift shipping team and moved into a new office in the SunTec Towers.
Views: 478
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EXG moves transformer duo

August 13 - August 13 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of two transformers, with a total weight of 375 tonnes, from Croatia to Qatar.
Views: 445
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GPLN duo in Caribbean cooperation

August 13 - August 13 - Members of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), Highland Project Logistics and Sparber Group, have worked together to transport 45 Vestas wind turbine blades from the USA to the Dominican Republic.
Views: 445
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Steder in Ethiopian transformation

August 13 - August 13 - Steder Group has coordinated the transport of six transformers from the port of Djibouti to two sites in Gebre Guracha and Chancho, Ethiopia.
Views: 360
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Wohltmann takes Hansa Meyer reins

August 13 - August 13 - Effective September 1, Henrique Wohltmann will replace Jürn Schmidt as managing director of Hansa Meyer Transport.
Views: 270
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Offshore Wind blows into Germany

August 13 - August 13 - Offshore Wind Consultants, a part of Aqualis, has established a new office in Hamburg to serve its growing client base and project work in the region.
Views: 289
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Element in excavator move

August 13 - August 13 - Element International Forwarding & Logistics has coordinated the shipment of a number of excavators from South Korea to Georgia.
Views: 540
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Whirlwind continues for Ekin

August 13 - August 13 - Ekin Heavy and Project Transportation has transported a second 32-tonne cyclone by road from Osmaniye, Turkey to Lukavac in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Views: 436
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India makes cabotage relaxation step

August 12 - August 12 - The Indian Ministry of Shipping has issued an order relaxing cabotage laws for specialised vessels, such as ro-ro and ro-pax ships, pure car carriers, pure car and truck carriers, LNG vessels and project cargo carriers.
Views: 384
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Rickmers-Linie back in black

August 12 - August 12 - Rickmers Group has presented its half year results for 2015, posting a 6.6 percent year-on-year improvement in revenue to EUR289.6 million (USD324.5 million), while operating profit surged 35.4 percent to EUR137.4 million (USD153.96 million).
Views: 639
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Carisbrooke goes after eight

August 12 - August 12 - Carisbrooke Shipping has added eight 8,000 dwt general cargo vessels to its commercial fleet.
Views: 255
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Pentalver settles at London Gateway

August 12 - August 12 - Pentalver has opened a new five-acre (2 ha) permanent site at the UK's newest deepsea container port, DP World London Gateway.
Views: 284
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Delta powers island duo

August 12 - August 12 - Delta Maritime has transported urgently required electrical power equipment to the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kos.
Views: 358
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Havator in triple Terex job

August 12 - August 12 - Tornio, Finland based heavy lifting specialist Havator has used its Terex CC 2800 lattice boom crawler crane in three complex lifting projects over the past few months.
Views: 585
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ABP names McLoughlin

August 12 - August 12 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Colin McLoughlin as head of operations at the UK ports of Hull and Goole.
Views: 432
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OIA in Wronki relocation

August 12 - August 12 - OIA Global recently completed the relocation of an industrial press in Wronki, Poland, on behalf of one of the largest kitchen manufacturers in the country, Amica.
Views: 335
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Qatar adds outsize air capacity

August 12 - August 12 - Qatar Airways Cargo has added a Boeing B747-400 BCF (Boeing converted freighter) to its charter fleet, with a second B747-400 freighter joining the airline in October 2015.
Views: 488
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Windy work for Europe Cargo

August 12 - August 12 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of 45 wind turbine sections for the Wind aan de Stroom project from Vietnam to Belgium.
Views: 584
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Cargolux/Oman Air add Indian links

August 12 - August 12 - The partnership between Cargolux Airlines International and Oman Air will launch a second freighter flight to Chennai, coming online on August 11, 2015, with further expansion into India planned for the near future.
Views: 401
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Sonora delivers on schedule

August 12 - August 12 - Sonora has transported a consignment of building materials, weighing a total of 6,050 tonnes, from Latvia to Sweden.
Views: 362
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Double-digit growth in Lower Saxony

August 11 - August 11 - In the first half of 2015, the nine seaports of Niedersachsen (Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Leer, Nordenham, Oldenburg, Papenburg, Stade and Wilhelmshaven) have seen a 13 percent increase in volumes from 22.85 million tonnes (January-June 2014) to
Views: 185
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Terex and Konecranes to merge

August 11 - August 11 - Cranes and materials handling specialists Terex and Konecranes have agreed an all-share merger of equals to form a leading global lifting and materials handling solutions company.
Views: 697
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Rig moves with Element

August 11 - August 11 - Element International Forwarding & Logistics, based in Turkey, recently handled the shipment of a drilling machine from Mersin to Port Sudan.
Views: 577
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Cosco repeats Arctic voyage

August 11 - August 11 - Cosco Shipping's multipurpose vessel Yong Sheng, which completed its first round trip between Asia and Europe via the Northeast Passage in 2013, is making its second voyage along the Arctic shipping lane.
Views: 537
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OHT in semi-sub conversion

August 11 - August 11 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has completed the conversion of a 123,000 dwt shuttle tanker into its fifth semi-submersible heavy transport vessel, Albatross.
Views: 439
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Edwards barges into Proctor

August 11 - August 11 - Kentucky headquartered Edwards Moving & Rigging safely completed the delivery of 31 components destined for a gas power plant project in Proctor, West Virginia.
Views: 250
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Alexander loads unloader trio

August 10 - August 10 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of three ship unloaders from Germany to Rayong City in Thailand.
Views: 482
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Universal returns to Middle East

August 10 - August 10 - Universal Transport has delivered the second part of a large consignment of cargo for the steel industry from Bucharest, Romania to the Middle East.
Views: 405
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CEA scores helicopter hat trick

August 10 - August 10 - CEA Project Logistics has transported a third Seahawk helicopter for the Royal Thai Navy.
Views: 625
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Straightpoint takes the load off

August 10 - August 10 - Straightpoint has provided four wireless compression load cells with centre of gravity software to weigh two subsea fabricated platforms at Pentalver's shipping facility at Southampton Docks in the UK.
Views: 375
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Van der Vlist helps Shell out

August 10 - August 10 - Van der Vlist has transported a 100-tonne pressure drum from its Moerdijk terminal to Shell's nearby site via a coating facility.
Views: 179
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Tuscor Lloyds on the double

August 10 - August 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported an oversize industrial washer unit and distillation module from Castilla de Leon, Spain to the Indonesian port of Jakarta.
Views: 476
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Gruber cements long project

August 10 - August 10 - Intertransport Gruber is currently working on an ongoing project to transport cargo for a large cement plant under construction in Volsk, Russia.
Views: 526
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Edwards gains Faktor 5

August 10 - August 10 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has added a Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge to its fleet of trailers.
Views: 918
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New shipping line launched

August 7 - August 7 - dship Carriers (d.ship) is a new ocean shipping company, which will operate a variety of multipurpose breakbulk, heavy lift, and bulk vessels.
Views: 824
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CEVA launches projects division

August 7 - August 7 - Global forwarding and logistics company CEVA chose today's announcement of its second quarter results to reveal that it is launching a global project logistics division within its freight management portfolio, to apply the group's longstanding
Views: 385
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Results round-up

August 7 - August 7 - A number of global transport and logistics companies have posted results for the first half and second quarter of 2015.
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Naylor in at GAC Superyacht

August 7 - August 7 - GAC Superyacht Services has strengthened its team serving the superyacht market with the appointment of Amanda Naylor as superyacht service executive, based in Southampton, UK.
Views: 523
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Mallory calls on Antonov

August 7 - August 7 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has used an AN-124 freighter aircraft to transport an urgent consignment of compressed gas containers from the USA to Ukraine.
Views: 624
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Modulift plays Shah Deniz part

August 6 - August 6 - Modulift has supplied 27 spreader beams and other below-the-hook equipment to oil and gas specialist Alderley for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 BP project in Azerbaijan.
Views: 614
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GMB in new liner launch

August 6 - August 6 - GMB Maritime Liner Services and Volans Logistics have joined forces to offer a new liner service for breakbulk and project cargoes from Europe to the west coast of South America via the Caribbean and north coast of South America.
Views: 368
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Jumbo serves subsea diners

August 6 - August 6 - GAC Sweden has awarded Jumbo a contract for the transportation and installation of an underwater restaurant in the Maldives.
Views: 507
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Siemens invests in Cuxhaven

August 6 - August 6 - Siemens is to build its first German production facility for offshore wind turbine components in Cuxhaven.
Views: 268
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Aqualis inks liftboat deal

August 6 - August 6 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Mekers Offshore to supervise the construction of its two new liftboats.
Views: 220
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DSM names new chief

August 5 - August 5 - DSM Dyneema has appointed Golnar Motahari Pour to succeed Gerard de Reuver as president of the company.
Views: 416
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PSP partners with United

August 5 - August 5 - Southampton, UK headquartered PSP Worldwide Logistics and Fort Lauderdale, Florida based United Yacht Transport have formed a new partnership.
Views: 376
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John Good on the move

August 5 - August 5 - In the UK, John Good Shipping has moved and consolidated its London operations into the recently opened logistics centre at DP World London Gateway.
Views: 433
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Military move for Noble

August 5 - August 5 - Noble Shipping has coordinated the transport of 73 units of military cargo from the Jordanian port of Aqaba to Karachi, Pakistan.
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Seattle and Tacoma launch alliance

August 5 - August 5 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have formally launched the Northwest Seaport Alliance, which they claim is the first of its kind in North America.
Views: 571
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TGP in trouble in Australia

August 5 - August 5 - According to reports in the Australian media, Trans Global Projects Pty Ltd, the Australian arm of one of the industry's most well-respected brands has entered voluntary administration.
Views: 504
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French open for LOC

August 4 - August 4 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has opened its first French office in Paris.
Views: 331
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ISS ceo steps down

August 4 - August 4 - Claus Hyldager has stepped down as chief executive officer of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), with current chief financial officer, Chris Whiteside, appointed to step in as acting ceo.
Views: 524
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All change at Schenker

August 4 - August 4 - Jochen Thewes has been appointed the new chairman of the Schenker AG board of management, in which role he will lead the DB Schenker Logistics business unit.
Views: 709
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Rotor goes ro-ro with WWL ALS

August 4 - August 4 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transport of a 95-tonne rotor from Alexandria, Egypt to Belfort in France.
Views: 482
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Octo-bus travels with AAL

August 4 - August 4 - AAL has transported eight newly-built airport shuttle buses from Xingang in China to Melbourne, Australia for JC Trans Shanghai.
Views: 647
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Duluth promotes Sharrow

August 3 - August 3 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has named current facilities manager, James Sharrow, as its new director of port planning and resiliency.
Views: 188
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Michigan upgrades permit system

August 3 - August 3 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has advised that the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) new Permit Gateway (MPG) will go live on August 14, 2015.
Views: 342
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Good start for Atlas Air

August 3 - August 3 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has posted an adjusted net income of USD29.4 million for the second quarter of 2015, compared with an adjusted net income of USD15.9 million for the same period in 2014.
Views: 188
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Globalink crosses Asia

August 3 - August 3 - Globalink Logistics Group has transported various oversize units of agricultural and farming equipment from China to Georgia.
Views: 469
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LOC names London head

August 3 - August 3 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) has appointed Jonathan Britain as its new managing director in London.
Views: 530
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Georgia looks inland

August 3 - August 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County, the Governor of Georgia and CSX Transportation have signed an agreement regarding the establishment of the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Georgia, USA.
Views: 630

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