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Sectors News from February 2016

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Polynesia Line goes direct to Tonga

February 29 - February 29 - Polynesia Line is adding a direct monthly call into Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga to its service from the US West Coast ports of Long Beach and Oakland.
Views: 246
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Museum piece for Prangl

February 29 - February 29 - Prangl has handled the transportation of an 80 tonne vintage excavator to the mining museum in Karlschacht, Austria.
Views: 178
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Projects rush in for PCN members

February 26 - February 26 - Intertransport Gruber, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Germany, has coordinated the shipment of a 135-tonne consignment of cement plant equipment from Poland to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 503
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Training course heads to Shanghai

February 26 - February 26 - iBrabble is offering a project freight management course during Breakbulk China, which is being held in Shanghai from March 14-17.
Views: 209
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NileDutch upgrades African network

February 26 - February 26 - Effective March 9, NileDutch is upgrading its existing West Europe - West Africa (WEWA) service to operate weekly sailings.
Views: 198
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Volga-Dnepr delivers space cargoes

February 26 - February 26 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed its latest aerospace project, utilising one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters to deliver a spacecraft payload module from Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow to London Stansted.
Views: 198
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Universal buys Züst & Bachmeier

February 26 - February 26 - Universal Transport has taken over Nuremberg headquartered project logistics specialist Züst & Bachmeier.
Views: 391
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Broshuis reveals SL2

February 26 - February 26 - Broshuis has unveiled its latest innovation - the SL2 low loader trailer series.
Views: 143
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Project cargo climbs at Walvis Bay

February 26 - February 26 - The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) has stated that part of its strategic initiative within its current five-year plan is to facilitate the growth of project cargo and abnormal loads through the Namibian Port of Walvis Bay.
Views: 437
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PPG duo ships seven

February 25 - February 25 - TransProject and ScanGlobal have completed a three-year-long project to deliver seven 400-tonne transformers from Sweden to The Dalles in Oregon, USA.
Views: 364
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Plastic plant move for SAL

February 25 - February 25 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has completed the second shipment of cargo from Mai Lao, China, to Point Comfort in Texas, USA for a plastic plant expansion project.
Views: 374
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Steder propels forward

February 25 - February 25 - Steder Group has coordinated the transport of new propulsion system equipment from the European ports of Antwerp and Southampton to Charleston in the USA.
Views: 209
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Aqualis inks topside job

February 25 - February 25 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Cantex Global Logistics to provide marine warranty surveyor services for the transportation of the FPSO P67 and P70 topside modules from various Brazilian ports to Qingdao, China.
Views: 306
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PD Ports on right track

February 25 - February 25 - PD Ports says that it will handle the majority of Hitachi Transport System Europe's (HTSE) railcar imports destined for Hitachi's new rail vehicle manufacturing facility (RVMF) in Newton Aycliffe, UK.
Views: 247
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Tally Tech unveils weighing solution

February 24 - February 24 - In light of the new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation being implemented on July 1 2016, new German company Tally Tech has launched what it claims to be the first certifiable container weighing solution on the market.
Views: 265
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Vanguard kicks off Nojoli contract

February 24 - February 24 - Vanguard has been awarded the turbine transport and installation contract for the Nojoli wind farm near Cookhouse in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Views: 226
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SC&RA considers critical lift factors

February 24 - February 24 - Heavy lifts are often referred to as 'critical' simply because it is the biggest lift the company has ever undertaken, but that should not be the determining factor, according to the SC&RA's new Guide to Mobile Crane Safety Management.
Views: 167
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ALE oils up in Iraq

February 24 - February 24 - ALE has completed a year-long project for the Badra oilfield development project in Iraq, which involved the 660 km overland transport of 44 heavy and oversize units.
Views: 300
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Locomotion at ABP Newport

February 24 - February 24 - The last shipment of seven class 66 locomotives has arrived at ABP's Port of Newport from Indiana, USA on BigLift Shipping's vessel Happy Dragon.
Views: 268
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ALE crosses busy UK capital

February 23 - February 23 - ALE has completed a complex transportation project to deliver three 135-tonne transformers to the new National Grid substation in Highbury north London.
Views: 306
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Expansion on cards for Niedersachsen

February 23 - February 23 - Niedersachsen Ports has invested EUR36 million (USD39.6 million) in the construction of a fourth berth at the Port of Cuxhaven in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Views: 238
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PTM expands portfolio

February 23 - February 23 - Last year, Pérez Torres Marítima (PTM) acquired a sea fastening company - PTM Sea Fastening - which has recently undertaken the lashing and welding of six large coke drums in the Spanish Port of Avilés.
Views: 152
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Goffin takes Great Yarmouth reins

February 23 - February 23 - Following the acquisition of Great Yarmouth Port Company (GYPC) last year, Peel Ports has named Richard Goffin port director at the UK gateway.
Views: 246
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Challenging market harms Terex

February 23 - February 23 - Terex has recorded an income from continuing operations of USD142.5 million in 2015, compared with USD259 million in 2014.
Views: 367
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Siemens powers ahead in Egypt

February 23 - February 23 - The first two Siemens gas turbines for the Beni Suef power plant project have begun their journey from Germany to Egypt.
Views: 393
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Cargolux makes for Mumbai

February 23 - February 23 - As part of the two airlines' cooperation agreement, Cargolux and Oman Air have introduced two weekly flights to Mumbai, with effect from March 8, 2016.
Views: 277
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Jiangsu Sunshine on the double

February 22 - February 22 - Jiangsu Sunshine Int'l Logistics has coordinated the transport of several petrochemical towers from Penglai, Shandong in north China to Huizhou, Guangdong in the south of the country.
Views: 234
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ALE winds up Amakhala project

February 22 - February 22 - ALE has completed the delivery of 560 wind turbine components for the Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm project in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Views: 295
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Jones in at Straightpoint

February 22 - February 22 - Straightpoint has named ex-NMB Technologies ceo, Myron Jones, as its operations manager in the USA.
Views: 287
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Terex Konecranes merger on hold

February 22 - February 22 - In a stock exchange statement, Terex Corporation has said that "it would be prudent to pause the integration planning activities for its merger with Konecranes for the time being".
Views: 298
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Freja opens in China

February 22 - February 22 - Freja has established a new office in Shanghai, China to support existing customers active in the region.
Views: 270
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Blue Water bridges the gap

February 22 - February 22 - Blue Water Shipping has coordinated that transport of a 335 m long bridge through the centre of Copenhagen.
Views: 355
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POSH foresees 2016 challenges

February 19 - February 19 - Offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holding (POSH) posted a 20 percent year-on-year increase in revenue for 2015 at USD280.8 million.
Views: 337
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'Great year' for Atlas Air

February 19 - February 19 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings posted an adjusted net income of USD125.3 million for the 12 months ended December 31, 2015, compared with USD93.4 million in 2014.
Views: 203
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Mixed results for NWSA

February 19 - February 19 - While international container volumes at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) climbed 25 percent year-on-year in January, breakbulk cargo volumes declined.
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Louisiana calls for Gulf Stream Marine

February 19 - February 19 - Gulf Stream Marine has expanded into Louisiana, after being awarded a stevedoring license by the Port of Lake Charles.
Views: 400
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Integrated makes big investment

February 19 - February 19 - Integrated Logistics has recently invested in an array of new equipment to cope with increasing demand and upcoming projects.
Views: 344
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Metro Vancouver sees breakbulk slump

February 19 - February 19 - Port Metro Vancouver recorded a year-on-year decline in breakbulk metal imports during the second half of 2015, which it attributed to lower capital investments in the energy sector.
Views: 206
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Complex moves for WCA members

February 19 - February 19 - Member of the WCA Projects network, Freight Connection (Pakistan), has coordinated the delivery of a 75-tonne transformer from China to the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
Views: 364
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PCN quartet proves expertise

February 19 - February 19 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Greece and Serbia, Delta Maritime, has coordinated the shipment of two Caterpillar bulldozers from Piraeus port to Ashdod in Israel.
Views: 356
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Houston adds African link

February 19 - February 19 - Grimaldi Lines has added a call at the Port of Houston to its East Coast - West Africa ro-ro service - the first direct service between the US gateway and the African region.
Views: 248
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Cargolux promotes Jiang

February 19 - February 19 - Cargolux has appointed Janet Jiang as its new regional manager, China.
Views: 294
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Manitowoc opens Colombia centre

February 19 - February 19 - Manitowoc Cranes has partnered with Colombia's E McAllister to offer after-sales support for its Manitowoc and Grove cranes throughout the South American nation.
Views: 256
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Breeddiep widening work begins

February 18 - February 18 - On behalf of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Van Oord began work on the widening of the Breeddiep waterway from 75 m to 300 m on February 15.
Views: 235
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Volumes down at NWSC

February 18 - February 18 - Shipments undertaken by the North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC) in 2015 totalled 4.8 million tonnes - 14 percent lower than the previous year.
Views: 294
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More losses at Nurminen

February 18 - February 18 - Against a backdrop of particularly challenging market conditions, Nurminen Logistics posted a negative net profit of EUR -4.4 million (USD -4.8 million) for 2015.
Views: 416
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TTS predicts 'improving market' for heavy lift cranes

February 18 - February 18 - Marine and offshore equipment supplier TTS Group posted a turnover of NOK259 million (USD30.2 million) for its multipurpose/general cargo business in 2015, compared with NOK138 million (USD16.1 million) in 2014.
Views: 311
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Breakbulk rising at Charleston

February 18 - February 18 - The Port of Charleston handled 68,499 tonnes of breakbulk cargo in January, with volumes nearly 33 percent ahead of planned fiscal year-to-date levels.
Views: 134
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Jantzie up at C.H. Robinson

February 17 - February 17 - C.H. Robinson has promoted Bruce Jantzie to vice president of global forwarding, project logistics.
Views: 196
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Vantage moves tank trio

February 17 - February 17 - Vantage Logistics Corporation has delivered three carbon dioxide tanks, weighing 90 tonnes each, from the Vietnamese port of Phu My to a nearby job site.
Views: 312
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Steady start for ABC

February 17 - February 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 30 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage for January 2016, transporting 43,605 tonnes of cargo on board its Boeing freighter fleet.
Views: 363
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Dundee plans huge port investment

February 17 - February 17 - Forth Ports has unveiled plans to invest over GBP10 million (USD14.3 million) to create a new quayside with heavy lift capability at the UK's Port of Dundee.
Views: 359
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North Sea decommissioning: changes afoot?

February 17 - February 17 - Douglas Westwood's (DW) new publication, the North Sea Decommissioning Market Forecast 2016-2040, considers whether offshore decommissioning will continue to be carried out using heavy lift vessels.
Views: 370
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Container weighing goes portable

February 16 - February 16 - With the subject of container weighing being heavily debated in the world's media, New Zealand based company BISON has invented a portable container weighing scale.
Views: 277
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Positive growth for Niedersachsen ports

February 16 - February 16 - The Seaports of Niedersachsen, which comprises Brake, Cuxhaven, Emden, Leer, Nordenham, Oldenburg, Papenburg, Stade and Wilhelmshaven, recorded a 12 percent year-on-year growth in cargo volumes for 2015 at 52 million tonnes.
Views: 115
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Jet rises with Rapid Response

February 16 - February 16 - Rapid Response Solutions has used a mobile crane to lift a corporate jet at Royal Air Force (RAF) Northolt in Middlesex, UK.
Views: 194
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Tough year for Milwaukee

February 16 - February 16 - The Port of Milwaukee handled 2.3 million tonnes of cargo in 2015, down approximately 300,000 tonnes compared with the previous year.
Views: 164
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Qatar reviews heavy transport regulations

February 16 - February 16 - The Cabinet of Qatar has reviewed recommendations from the heavy transport committee to improve the regulation of heavy transport in the country.
Views: 222
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Crane Worldwide names Barnes

February 15 - February 15 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Andrew Barnes as its new UK sales director, with effect from April 1, 2016.
Views: 338
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CLA operates first flights

February 15 - February 15 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has completed its first series of charter flights after receiving its Air Operator Certificate (AOC).
Views: 181
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Finnish rep for Flensborg

February 15 - February 15 - Flensborg and Associates has appointed Jari Pirhonen as its Finnish representative.
Views: 313
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Tanks travel with Europatrans

February 15 - February 15 - Europatrans has delivered eight military tanks, weighing 65 tonnes each, from Eksjö in Sweden to Kiel, Germany.
Views: 180
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PFN heads to Amsterdam

February 15 - February 15 - New project forwarder network Project Freight Net (PFN) will hold its first annual conference from November 8-9 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 177
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DFDS names terminals manager

February 12 - February 12 - In the UK, DFDS has appointed John Kendall as project cargo manager - terminals.
Views: 290
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Big moves for PCN members

February 12 - February 12 - CEA Projects, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Thailand, has coordinated the unloading and transport of 13 Komatsu 830E haul trucks in Thailand.
Views: 387
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Edwards debuts Faktor 5

February 12 - February 12 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has used its new 500-tonne capacity Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge for the first time in the delivery of a 490,817 lb (222-tonne) steam generator turbine in northern Virginia.
Views: 224
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Indiana sets shipping record

February 12 - February 12 - The Ports of Indiana handled over 12.2 million tonnes of cargo in 2015, surpassing 2014's record volume by nearly 18 percent.
Views: 307
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Super six for Tschudi

February 12 - February 12 - Tschudi Project Transports will open its sixth office at Lilla Bommen in Gothenburg, Sweden on February 15.
Views: 233
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UK offshore site on the market

February 12 - February 12 - Bilfinger GVA has been instructed to market a former shipyard at Hadrian Road on the north bank of the River Tyne, Wallsend, in the UK.
Views: 222
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Last day for regular registration to SC&RA symposium

February 12 - February 12 - Today is the cut-off date for regular registration for the SC&RA 2016 Specialized Transportation Symposium, which takes place from March 1 to 4, at The Peabody, Memphis, USA.
Views: 192
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Kaarlaid makes it 50

February 12 - February 12 - Estonian transport company Kaarlaid is to take delivery of its 50th Faymonville trailer.
Views: 206
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FLS in drum roll

February 12 - February 12 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a 45-tonne oversize drum from Faridabad, India to Kirkuk in Iraq.
Views: 299
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Metro Ports moves home

February 11 - February 11 - Metro Ports and its parent company Nautilus International Holding are moving into new headquarters in Long Beach, California on February 16.
Views: 217
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Inspirational move for Beyel Bros

February 11 - February 11 - Beyel Brothers Crane and Rigging has transported a mock-up space shuttle, Inspiration, from the now closed Astronaut Hall of Fame site in Florida to its temporary home at the company's Merritt Island boat yard.
Views: 365
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Time for Sommer at Gruber

February 11 - February 11 - Intertransport Gruber has appointed Patrick Sommer as its new project manager.
Views: 325
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Brownsville steels ahead

February 11 - February 11 - Preliminary numbers indicate that the Port of Brownsville handled over 10.1 million tonnes of cargo in 2015, exceeding the 2014 throughput by 1.7 million tonnes.
Views: 147
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Oversize cargo slides in Hamburg

February 11 - February 11 - The Port of Hamburg handled 1.7 million tonnes of non-containerised general cargo, including out-of-gauge and ro-ro cargoes, in 2015 - a 14 percent decrease compared with 2014.
Views: 291
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2015 a 'good year' for DSV

February 10 - February 10 - DSV record a net revenue of DKK12.6 billion (USD1.89 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2015, a slight increase compared with the DKK12.53 billion (USD1.88 billion) recorded in the fourth quarter of the previous year.
Views: 261
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Dan-Czech moves tank trio

February 10 - February 10 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of three giant cryogenic storage tanks, manufactured by Chart Industries in Czech Republic, from their production facility in Decin to the Port of Hamburg.
Views: 275
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Faktor 5 for Lee & Muirhead

February 10 - February 10 - Indian logistics and transport company Lee & Muirhead has invested in a Faktor 5 high girder bridge from Goldhofer for use in power generation projects.
Views: 234
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BDP 'bullish' on Egypt

February 10 - February 10 - BDP International is to open an office in Cairo, Egypt this month, which will be overseen by country manager, Emad Tawfik.
Views: 374
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Port of Venice looks to Iran

February 10 - February 10 - Following the visit of the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani to Italy, the Port of Venice has travelled to Iran to examine the opportunities available for the breakbulk and project cargo sector.
Views: 299
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Höegh makes Pipavav call

February 10 - February 10 - Höegh Autoliners' vessel Höegh Antwerp has made its first call at India's Pipavav Port, which is operated by APM Terminals.
Views: 144
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Bremerhaven terminal gains operator

February 9 - February 9 - BLG Logistics and bremenports have signed an operating contract for the 25 ha Offshore Terminal Bremerhaven (OTB), which is expected to have an annual handling capacity of up to 160 wind turbines and foundation elements.
Views: 235
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Airlander reaches for skies

February 9 - February 9 - Hybrid Air Vehicles has attached the mission module to its Airlander 10, which is scheduled to take to UK skies for the first time in 2016.
Views: 162
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McIntosh makes MAN buy

February 9 - February 9 - McIntosh Heavy Logistics, part of McIntosh Plant Hire, has invested in a MAN TGX 41.640 tractor unit with a new 15.2 litre D38 engine to assist with its work in the oil and gas industry.
Views: 141
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Modulift tackles Kraken

February 9 - February 9 - Modulift has manufactured two bespoke subsea spreader beams for a company that is currently executing an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for EnQuest's Kraken oilfield development in the North Sea.
Views: 115
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Adoran to lead Ceva cluster

February 9 - February 9 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Fuat Adoran to head up its Balkan, Middle East and Africa cluster.
Views: 386
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Shipping risk map launched

February 9 - February 9 - A new interactive map - RiskMap - has been launched so that shipowners and managers can easily view what security threats a country poses to shipping lines.
Views: 349
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ALE partners with GTA

February 8 - February 8 - Cilegon headquartered GTA Construction has entered into a cooperation agreement with heavy transport and rigging specialist ALE Heavy Lift Indonesia.
Views: 326
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SafmarineMPV down to one trade

February 8 - February 8 - Following the recent sale of its South Africa - West Africa multipurpose service to Cape Town based Fairseas International and the withdrawal of the line from the West Africa - US Gulf trade in early January 2016, multipurpose operator Safmar
Views: 346
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Scheuerle delivers big to ALE

February 8 - February 8 - ALE has taken delivery of 240 axle lines of Scheuerle's new generation of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 298
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Drum rolls with TISA-HDM

February 8 - February 8 - TISA-HDM has transported a coal mill drum by road from the Samara region to Nizhnekamsk power station in Tatarstan, Russia.
Views: 223
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PPG enjoys Mumbai meeting

February 8 - February 8 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) held its ninth annual conference in Mumbai, India from February 3-5, which PPG general manager Kevin Stephens said was a "very successful event".
Views: 384
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WCA Projects members busy

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the WCA Projects network in Colombia, China, Peru and India have handled the transport of a number of out-of-gauge cargo shipments across the globe.
Views: 491
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XLP members power-up

February 5 - February 5 - XL Projects Network (XLP) members in China and Pakistan have been busy handling a number of complex project shipments.
Views: 460
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PCN members remain active

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bangladesh, Portugal and Australia have coordinated a number of complex project shipments around the world.
Views: 413
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Project cargo soars at Indiana-Burns

February 5 - February 5 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled 96 percent more heavy lift and project cargo shipments in 2015 than it did during the previous year.
Views: 300
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SC&RA sets conference date

February 5 - February 5 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's (SC&RA) 2016 annual conference will be held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida from April 26-30.
Views: 172
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Konecranes to scale back

February 5 - February 5 - Konecranes intends to initiate actions aimed at annual cost savings of EUR25 million (USD27.9 million) by the end of 2017.
Views: 370
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Sub rises with PCYT

February 5 - February 5 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has completed the loading of a 103-tonne submarine onto a vessel at the Spanish port of Arrecife for shipment to Antalya, Turkey.
Views: 256
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Tanks roll out of Rotterdam

February 4 - February 4 - Following fabrication at SJR Group's production facilities in the Netherlands, 13 storage tanks have been loaded on board a BigLift Shipping vessel in the Port of Rotterdam for delivery to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 486
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Blue Water in chopper flight

February 4 - February 4 - Blue Water Shipping has transported an Airbus EC120 helicopter from Norway to Malaysia by air.
Views: 341
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Flensborg appoints French rep

February 4 - February 4 - With immediate effect Chilean-born Don Whelan has been appointed French representative to Flensborg and Associates.
Views: 323
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AAL kicks off Puerto La Cruz contract

February 4 - February 4 - AAL has delivered the first shipment of project cargo for a multi-billion dollar expansion and deep-conversion project at Petroleos de Venezuela SA's (PDVSA) Puerto La Cruz refinery in eastern Venezuela.
Views: 264
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WWL ALS in urgent barge move

February 4 - February 4 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transport of a 282-tonne desalination barge from Casablanca to Dakhla in Morocco.
Views: 250
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Kran Saller erects turbines

February 4 - February 4 - Kran Saller GmbH based in Deggendorf, Germany has used a mobile crane to erecte five wind turbines over the course of five weeks at a wind energy farm in Dagebüll, Germany.
Views: 281
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Blast off for Streamlines in Canaveral

February 4 - February 4 - StreamLines' new Blue Stream liner service has become the first liner service to call at Port Canaveral's Canaveral Cargo Terminal, which is operated by Gulftainer USA.
Views: 307
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Foltz down at GPA

February 4 - February 4 - Curtis J. Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), will step down from his role at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2016.
Views: 220
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A2SEA vessel capsizes

February 4 - February 4 - A2SEA's wind turbine installation vessel Sea Worker has capsized during the night off the coast of Denmark, after the tow line between the vessel and tug boat broke last week and caused it to run aground.
Views: 203
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Grieg Star adds Swedish calls

February 3 - February 3 - With effect from this month, Grieg Star is adding a number of Swedish port calls to its Atlantic service to and from the US East Coast, US Gulf and Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 240
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Brazil tightens packing requirements

February 3 - February 3 - With effect from February 1, Brazil is enforcing mandatory compliance of wood packing material based on the ISPM (International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures) 15 Standard, informs DSV.
Views: 221
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GBS success in Düsseldorf

February 3 - February 3 - Michel Wirt, managing director of Global Boat Shipping (GBS), says that the Düsseldorf boat show was a success for the company, which is part of the EMS-Fehn-Group.
Views: 164
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Asian forwarding duo joins forces

February 3 - February 3 - Japanese project forwarder Yabuki Kaiun has worked together with The Freight Thailand to handle the shipment of a dynamometer and an environmental chamber from Yokohama to Honda's research and development centre in Bangkok.
Views: 235
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Gebrüder Weiss slaloms to Caucasus

February 3 - February 3 - Gebrüder Weiss has delivered 1,000 tonnes of ski lift components to Georgia's winter capital Bakuriani.
Views: 211
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IUMI flags insurance concerns

February 3 - February 3 - The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) said that insured losses resulting from last year's explosion at Tianjin Port are likely to amount to USD5-6 billion.
Views: 295
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Dacotrans in Key merger

February 3 - February 3 - Dacotrans Sweden has merged with GH Transport and Key Logistics to form a medium-sized freight forwarding and logistics outfit.
Views: 360
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MIQ strengthens Latin presence

February 3 - February 3 - MIQ Logistics has purchased assets in Miami, Florida based Alfa Logistics and Colombia's Kronos Logistics.
Views: 321
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Steely six for Tuscor Lloyds

February 3 - February 3 - UK based forwarder Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the shipment of six steel wire reels to Singapore from the UK and Germany.
Views: 197
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Lake Charles prepares for boom

February 3 - February 3 - The Port of Lake Charles has handled 220 components of a large Mammoet crane, which was shipped into the US gateway from Brazil on board BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Fuji.
Views: 461
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Atlas Breakbulk Alliance bags Pegg

February 2 - February 2 - Atlas Logistics Network (ALN) has formed a separate organisation dedicated to the breakbulk and project cargo industry - the Atlas Breakbulk Alliance - which will be headed up by well known industry personality, Albert Pegg.
Views: 468
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Longview names interim ceo

February 2 - February 2 - The Port of Longview's board of commissioners has voted in favour of appointing current chief operating officer, Norm Krehbiel, as the port's interim ceo.
Views: 210
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HLPFI adds Associate Editor

February 2 - February 2 - Yvonne Mulder, a communications specialist in the freight and supply chain industry for more than 25 years, has joined the Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International team as Associate Editor.
Views: 322
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Ahlers in ABA buy

February 2 - February 2 - Ahlers Belgium has acquired Antwerp Breakbulk Agencies (ABA).
Views: 336
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Japanese carriers brace for tough 2016

February 2 - February 2 - MOL has forecast a USD1.45 billion loss for its financial year ending March 31, 2016, as the Japanese line restructures its dry bulker and container shipping business areas.
Views: 413
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Energy industry supply chains must change, says DHL

February 2 - February 2 - A whitepaper from DHL suggests that a lot of companies operating in the energy industry have yet to adapt their supply chains to the exceptionally harsh market conditions the sector faced in 2015, and will continue to do so in 2016.
Views: 145
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HMM struggles to stay afloat

February 2 - February 2 - According to reports in the international media, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is resurrecting an asset sale plan in an effort to avoid bankruptcy as it struggles under a KRW7 trillion (USD5.8 billion) debt.
Views: 300
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Foss to open Oregon hub

February 2 - February 2 - Foss Maritime is set to open a consolidated customer service centre in Oregon during April 2016.
Views: 172
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Dako moves engine trio

February 2 - February 2 - Dako Worldwide has coordinated the shipment of three diesel engines from Italy to Panama.
Views: 392
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Collett winds up Muirhall project

February 2 - February 2 - Collett Transport has delivered three 145 m high wind turbines from the UK Port of Grangemouth to the Muirhall onshore wind farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Views: 359
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CargoLogicAir takes off

February 2 - February 2 - The new British all-cargo airline, CargoLogicAir (CLA), has been awarded its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.
Views: 311
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ZOMC sets lifting record

February 1 - February 1 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) says that its self-propelled single boom crane vessel, Zhen Hua 30, has successfully lifted 13,200 tonnes during testing.
Views: 443
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AAPA concerns despite cargo growth

February 1 - February 1 - According to a report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, seaports in the USA are seeing a steady rise in waterborne cargo volumes with 2014 tonnage figures showing a 3.1 percent increase over 2013 totals.
Views: 235
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Rickmers reconfirms positive forecast

February 1 - February 1 - Despite persistently challenging market conditions, the Rickmers Group has reconfirmed its positive forecast for the 2015 financial year with regards to revenues and EBITDA.
Views: 329
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NBPC ceo takes on port role

February 1 - February 1 - Current president and ceo of NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBPC), Masamichi Morooka, has been appointed president of the newly launched Yokohama Kawasaki International Port Corporation.
Views: 265

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