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EXG steels the show

July 29 - July 29 - Mumbai headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) successfully completed the delivery of more than 12,000 freight tonnes of steel structures for a Chinese client.
Views: 332
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Hernandez up at New Orleans

July 29 - July 29 - Tara C. Hernandez has been appointed to the board of commissioners at the Port of New Orleans.
Views: 195
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Trepka takes Liebherr milestone

July 29 - July 29 - Liebherr has delivered its 1,000th LTM 1130-5.1 mobile crane to Austrian construction contractor Alfred Trepka.
Views: 258
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Collett powers up to Drax

July 29 - July 29 - Multimodal logistics operator Collett & Sons has successfully transported nine 185-tonne transformers from Dartford, Greater London to the Drax power station in Selby, North Yorkshire, UK.
Views: 327
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Project cargo growth at St Petersburg

July 29 - July 29 - The Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 3.79 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2016 - an 11 percent decrease compared with the same period last year.
Views: 228
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Ports America inks Tampa deal

July 29 - July 29 - Ports America has signed a breakbulk concession of five years and an amended container agreement with Port Tampa Bay.
Views: 195
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Seven Waves sails into Lerwick

July 28 - July 28 - Subsea 7's construction vessel Seven Waves has become one of the first ships to use the extended quay at Lerwick Port's deepwater Dales Voe Base in the UK.
Views: 211
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Vancouver extends Vanport lease

July 28 - July 28 - The Port of Vancouver USA's board of commissioners has approved a lease agreement with its long-term tenant Vanport Trucking at a recent meeting.
Views: 231
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Bolloré delivers Ichthys modules

July 28 - July 28 - Bolloré Logistics has coordinated the shipment of two oversize prefabricated modules from Batam, Indonesia to the module offloading facility at the Ichthys LNG project site in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 173
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GAC opens at Açu Port

July 28 - July 28 - GAC has opened a seventh Brazilian office at São João da Barra in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 175
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Air Partner names US director

July 27 - July 27 - Air Partner has appointed Seth Rotman as director of business development in the USA.
Views: 270
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Long Beach re-elects Guzmán

July 27 - July 27 - Lori Ann Guzmán has been re-elected president of the board of harbour commissioners that oversee the Port of Long Beach, USA.
Views: 248
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Omni Specialized now in operation

July 27 - July 27 - In the USA, Omni Holdings has announced that its Omni Specialized subsidiary is now in full operation after it acquired the flatbed assets of Tennant Truck Lines.
Views: 261
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EMS in turbine river run

July 27 - July 27 - EMS Chartering is currently shipping seven wind turbines from Germany to the UK on board the multipurpose vessels, Nortrader and Fehn Caledonia.
Views: 342
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SRT doubles up

July 27 - July 27 - Houston headquartered SRT Transportation Solutions completed the multimodal shipment of a 49.07 m long by 4.2 m wide splitter tower using a combination of rail transport, river barge and an ocean class deck barge.
Views: 247
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NileDutch adds Douala call

July 27 - July 27 - NileDutch has added a twice-weekly port call at Douala, Cameroon to its West Europe - West Africa (WEWA) service.
Views: 271
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HMM continues restructuring

July 26 - July 26 - According to reports in the international media, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has signed an agreement with its creditors to commence its business normalisation plans.
Views: 329
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Mammoet delivers big bullets

July 26 - July 26 - Mammoet has transported and installed five LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) pressure vessels, or bullets, at the Sunrise Energy site in Saldanha in South Africa's Western Cape.
Views: 292
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Volumes soar at Leipzig/Halle

July 26 - July 26 - Freight volumes at Germany's Leipzig/Halle Airport rose by 6.7 percent year-on-year to around 512,613 tonnes in the first half of 2016.
Views: 302
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SAL in Lone record smash

July 26 - July 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has transported a 1,100-tonne submerged turret production buoy from Batam, Indonesia to the Firth of Forth in Scotland - a 8,733 nautical mile (16,173 km) journey that took just 20 days to complete.
Views: 324
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GAC expands in Russia

July 26 - July 25 - GAC Russia is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches in Nakhodka and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
Views: 370
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DHL signs Madagascan mine deal

July 26 - July 26 - DHL Global Forwarding has entered into a three-year global freight forwarding agreement with Madagascan mining enterprise Ambatovy - a joint venture between Sherritt International Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Korea Resources Corporation
Views: 346
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Coscol makes another icy trip

July 25 - July 25 - Coscol's multipurpose vessel Yong Sheng has made its third voyage via the Northeast Passage, delivering wind turbine blades from China's Port of Tianjin to the UK.
Views: 252
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K+N turnover down, profit up

July 25 - July 25 - Kuehne + Nagel International (K+N) posted a slight decrease in turnover for the first six months of 2016, while it recorded an 8 percent increase in gross profit to CHF3.25 billion (USD3.29 billion).
Views: 256
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GAC inks Team Britannia deal

July 25 - July 25 - GAC has been named official shipping and logistics partner of Team Britannia, which is attempting to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year.
Views: 288
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Ermin buys from Andover

July 25 - July 25 - UK based Ermin Plant Hire has taken delivery of a new Atego tractor unit from Mercedes-Benz and a plant body from Andover Trailers.
Views: 175
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ALE in big rig load-out

July 25 - July 25 - ALE has completed the load-out of the first jack-up rig for the CAT-J project at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea.
Views: 235
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Boskalis wins Aberdeen contract

July 22 - July 22 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded the offshore balance of plant contract by Vattenfall for the construction of an offshore wind farm in Aberdeen, dubbed European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Views: 282
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ESTA welcomes engine emissions agreement

July 22 - July 22 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, has welcomed news that the European Parliament has agreed to extend the timetable for the introduction of new Stage V engine emissions regulations.
Views: 251
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CEA adds Volvo duo

July 22 - July 22 - CEA Project Logistics has added two Volvo FH 440 prime movers to its heavy haulage fleet.
Views: 317
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Splitter sets sail to US Gulf

July 21 - July 21 - LPL Projects Logistics in Spain has worked together with US headquartered TransProject to load a 275-tonne splitter in Tarragona for delivery to a refinery in Houston.
Views: 381
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Throughput down in Rotterdam

July 21 - July 21 - The Port of Rotterdam handled 3 percent less cargo in the first half of 2016 than it did in the same period last year.
Views: 292
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Breakbulk grows at SCPA

July 21 - July 21 - South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) recorded a 33 percent year-on-year increase in breakbulk tonnage handled at the Port of Charleston during its 2016 fiscal year, which ended June 30.
Views: 139
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New chief in at PRPA

July 21 - July 21 - The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has appointed Jeff Theobald as its new ceo.
Views: 237
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Big blade makes maiden journey

July 21 - July 21 - A wind turbine blade manufactured by LM Wind Power - claimed to be the world's longest at 88.4 m - has been transported from Lunderskov to Aalborg in Denmark.
Views: 210
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Jumbo loads barge quartet

July 20 - July 20 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Kinetic has loaded four Damen barges - weighing 1,100 tonnes each - at the Port of Rotterdam for delivery to Russia's Port of Sabetta.
Views: 287
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Silvasti in Baltic tank tow

July 20 - July 20 - Finnish heavy transport company Silvasti has assisted with the delivery of a 136-tonne pressure vessel from Estonia to Finland.
Views: 198
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WWL keeps railcars rolling

July 20 - July 20 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been awarded a contract to ship a series of railcars from Spain to Chile for the expansion of the Santiago metro network.
Views: 317
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SLC puts Faymonville to the test

July 20 - July 20 - Angolan transport and logistics company SLC has used ten axle lines of Faymonville's G-SL series of ModulMAX trailer to deliver several gas turbines and generators throughout the country.
Views: 211
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Panalpina responds to oil and gas slump

July 20 - July 20 - Due to the continuing slowdown in the oil and gas business, Panalpina recognised a restructuring cost of CHF26 million (USD26.3 million) in the second quarter of 2016, leaving it with an adjusted consolidated profit of CHF47.9 million (USD48.4 m
Views: 398
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Breakbulk struggles at NWSA

July 20 - July 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) handled 93,975 tonnes of breakbulk cargo in June - a 36 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 308
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Antwerp inks Iranian collaboration

July 19 - July 19 - The Antwerp Port Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding collaboration with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority, which controls the Port of Bandar Abbas in Iran.
Views: 369
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Strong half for Schiphol

July 19 - July 19 - Freight volumes at Schiphol Cargo - the cargo department of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands - reached 796,801 tonnes in the first six months of 2016, representing a 1.6 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 291
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Straightpoint provides for boat hoist

July 19 - July 19 - Four wireless load shackles and a multi-load cell monitoring and logging system from Straightpoint have been installed on a 25-tonne capacity mobile boat hoist at the Brise-Lames marina in Port Anglet, southwest France.
Views: 131
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WWL welcomes Themis

July 19 - July 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added its fourth neo-Panamax class newbuild vessel, Themis, to its fleet.
Views: 225
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CS Leasing strengthens management

July 19 - July 19 - Container leasing company CARU Specialized Leasing (CS Leasing) has appointed Makoto Nose to head up operations in Asia, and named Linda Knight as marketing director based in Sydney, Australia.
Views: 376
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RTL opens in Vladivostok

July 18 - July 18 - Russian logistics specialist RTL has opened a new office in Vladivostok.
Views: 237
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Liebherr makes Argentinian sale

July 18 - July 18 - Argentinian crane rental company Gruas Londres has taken delivery of a 200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 339
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MeeMaken acquires Kenz Figee

July 18 - July 18 - Offshore crane and equipment manufacturer Kenz Figee has been acquired by investment company MeeMaken.
Views: 296
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Commission to investigate Transnet

July 18 - July 18 - South Africa's Competition Commission has launched an investigation against state-owned port operator Transnet for excessive pricing and exclusionary practices, in contravention with section 8 of the Competition Act.
Views: 136
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Fagan & Whalley adds Actros duo

July 18 - July 18 - UK based haulier Fagan & Whalley has ordered two further Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units from dealer Ciceley Commercials.
Views: 69
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EXG delivers to Malawi

July 18 - July 18 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of 14 earthmoving machines from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Malawi.
Views: 282
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NYK pleads guilty to cartel charge

July 18 - July 18 - Following an investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in the Federal Court.
Views: 155
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Hapag-UASC merger agreed

July 18 - July 18 - Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have concluded a business combination agreement (BCA) to merge both companies, subject to the necessary regulatory and contractual approvals.
Views: 405
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Weyerhaeuser building relocated

July 15 - July 15 - Nickel Bros has transported the US Port of Everett's iconic Weyerhaeuser building to its new location at Boxcar Park.
Views: 96
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Global Star gets on track

July 15 - July 15 - Global Star Logistics has coordinated the shipment of 90 railcars from Shanghai, China to Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Views: 221
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Rhenus and Sankyo join forces

July 15 - July 15 - The Rhenus Group has established a joint venture with Japan's Sankyo Corporation, dubbed Rhenus Sankyo Logistics.
Views: 221
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Mammoet delivers drinking water

July 15 - July 15 - Mammoet has transported and installed 16 water tanks, which will supply drinking water to the rural township of Bushbuck Ridge in South Africa.
Views: 246
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Terex works in tandem

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens Group has used two Terex AC 700 all-terrain cranes to lift a 145-tonne spreader bar onto a huge offshore module at Fabric's Hoboken facility in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 342
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Silk Way orders AN-124

July 15 - July 15 - Ilyushin Finance Company (IFC) says it has signed an agreement with Silk Way Airlines, which will see the Baku, Azerbaijan based airline take delivery of an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 358
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Roll-Lift adds new agent

July 15 - July 15 - Roll-Lift has appointed Miguel Flórez de la Colina as its representative for clients based in Spain, Portugal and France, and undertaking projects outside of Europe.
Views: 304
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Chipolbrok moves to C. Steinweg

July 15 - July 15 - In light of the upcoming closure of Buss Hansa Terminal, Chipolbrok has decided to nominate C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal) as its new Hamburg terminal, with effect from September 1.
Views: 300
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Breakbulk down in Antwerp

July 14 - July 14 - Despite handling over 108 million tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2016 - 3.6 percent more than the same period of 2015 - the Port of Antwerp posted a 1.7 percent year-on-year decline in breakbulk cargo volumes to 4.7 million tonnes.
Views: 166
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CLA receives second freighter

July 14 - July 14 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 747-8 freighter at the Farnborough International Airshow 2016.
Views: 212
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Jumbo loads crane giants

July 14 - July 14 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairlane has loaded two Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 395
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Bravo orders ten from Lockheed

July 14 - July 14 - Bravo Industries, the Brazilian logistics and defence group, has ordered ten new-generation 'Super Hercules' commercial freighters, which it plans to use to reach the country's 'underserved regions' that lack ground support and critical infrastr
Views: 346
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Benin port ups lifting capacity

July 14 - July 14 - APM Terminals Cotonou (Coman) has added two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes to its terminal at the Port of Cotonou in Benin.
Views: 407
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Bryn Thomas opens fourth depot

July 14 - July 14 - UK based crane hire company Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened its fourth depot in Manchester.
Views: 266
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John Sutch chooses MAN

July 13 - July 13 - UK based crane hire and installation specialist John Sutch Cranes has added a new MAN TGX 26.560 6x4 D38 tractor unit to its fleet.
Views: 234
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Edwards takes Aspen delivery

July 13 - July 13 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has added a 125-tonne capacity Aspen trailer to its fleet.
Views: 141
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Van der Vlist in Volvo move

July 13 - July 13 - Van der Vlist has transported a 70-tonne Volvo excavator to Iceland via the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 292
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Volga-Dnepr inks GE deal

July 13 - July 13 - Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with GE Aviation, incorporating a long-term logistics support programme in which Volga-Dnepr's Boeing 747-8 and AN-124 freighters will provide transportation services for the General
Views: 135
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Bati's superyacht launch

July 13 - July 13 - Turkey headquartered Bati Group has completed the launch of a 780-tonne yacht built at the Aliayachts shipyard in the south of the country.
Views: 239
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Hellmann handles six silos

July 13 - July 13 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has managed the shipment of six silos from Spain to Hong Kong.
Views: 234
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NWSA names two

July 13 - July 13 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has appointed Zachary Thomas to lead its operations service centre (OSC) and promoted Bob Meyer to head up port operations and manage safety.
Views: 258
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RollDock appoints Bati

July 13 - July 13 - RollDock has named Bati Shipping & Trading as its commercial agent for Turkey.
Views: 330
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GAC wins Pacific Drilling

July 13 - July 13 - Pacific Drilling has appointed GAC North America - Logistics to provide centralised warehousing and distribution services to its two offshore rigs in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 307
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Collett brings girder to London

July 12 - July 12 - Collett Transport has delivered an 87-tonne steel plate girder from manufacturer William Hare's facility in the northeast of the UK to the Bishopsgate construction site in London.
Views: 249
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UECC celebrates sea trial success

July 12 - July 12 - United European Car Carriers' (UECC) newbuild pure car and truck carrier (PCTC), Auto Eco, has concluded its first sea trial.
Views: 196
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GE delivers to Block Island

July 12 - July 12 - GE Renewable Energy's offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France is completing the production of its first five Haliade offshore wind turbine nacelles, which will be shipped to the USA for installation at the Block Island offshore wind
Views: 166
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WWPC names Overseas Logistica

July 12 - July 12 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed Overseas Logistica as its exclusive member in Brazil.
Views: 256
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Volga-Dnepr finalises Boeing order

July 12 - July 12 - Volga-Dnepr Group and Boeing have finalised terms for the acquisition of 20 B747-8 freighters, four of which have already been delivered.
Views: 188
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NYK ship makes Jaxport call

July 12 - July 12 - NYK's new ro-ro vessel Iris Leader has arrived at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, marking its first ever port call in the USA.
Views: 246
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Huationg in heavy vessel haul

July 12 - July 12 - Singapore based Huationg Inland Transport has used 16 axle lines of Scheuerle-Kamag K25 H modules to move the operational vessel Hisyam 6 to the quayside in Malaysia.
Views: 191
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CLA wins Bloodhound contract

July 11 - July 11 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has signed a memorandum of understanding to become the air cargo partner for the Bloodhound Project, which is attempting to set a new world land speed record in South Africa in 2017.
Views: 183
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Atlantic Sea makes a splash

July 11 - July 11 - ACL has taken delivery of the third newbuild vessel in its G4 fleet: Atlantic Sea.
Views: 176
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Qatar Airways flying high

July 11 - July 11 - Qatar Airways Cargo has reported a record 2016 fiscal year, growing to the third-largest cargo operator in the word and increasing its freighter destinations to 54.
Views: 322
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Second launch for UECC

July 11 - July 11 - United European Car Carriers' (UECC) second newbuild pure car and truck carrier (PCTC), Auto Energy, has been launched by the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 210
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Boskalis to axe ships and staff

July 8 - July 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) is making good on its prediction in March and has announced that it will go ahead with plans to retire ships and make wholesale redundancies across the company.
Views: 289
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Boskalis ship attacked in Guinea

July 8 - July 8 - Earlier this week, according to the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre, six robbers in a boat armed with machine guns and knives boarded an anchored heavy lift vessel - believed to be the Boskalis ship Teal - at Conakry Ancho
Views: 198
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LaGrange named on DOT committee

July 8 - July 8 - The US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration has appointed Port of New Orleans president and ceo, Gary LaGrange, to its maritime transportation system national advisory committee.
Views: 243
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Manitowoc makes Montreal bridge lift

July 8 - July 8 - Two Manitowoc MLC650 crawler cranes are currently working on a project to replace the Champlain Bridge, which spans the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Canada.
Views: 254
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Vornholt to stay at Milwaukee

July 8 - July 8 - Paul Vornholt has secured an additional four-year term as director of the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 262
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EMS hails shortsea shipping

July 7 - July 7 - EMS-Fehn-Group managing director Manfred Müller has said that shortsea shipping has a “bright future”, agreeing that it is not only able to relieve road and rail from ever-increasing transport volumes but is also the best choice when it comes to
Views: 235
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Daher in transformational rail move

July 7 - July 7 - Daher in Germany has coordinated the delivery of a 240-tonne transformer from Halle, Leipzig to Grünstädtel by rail, using a historic locomotive and steam engine from the Deutsche Reichsbahn.
Views: 274
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Commission ends container antitrust case

July 7 - July 7 - The European Commission has concluded its investigation into antitrust pricing allegations against 14 container shipping companies.
Views: 168
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White Rock job for Blue Water

July 7 - July 7 - Blue Water Shipping is beginning the delivery of 70 Goldwind G121 wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in Australia.
Views: 253
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DFDS to charter newbuild duo

July 7 - July 7 - DFDS has entered into an agreement with the Siem Group - which acquired Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard in 2014 - to bareboat charter two newbuild ro-ro ships for a five-year period.
Views: 167
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Thompson breezes into Ainscough

July 6 - July 6 - UK based Ainscough Group division Ainscough Wind Energy Services has appointed Neil Thompson as head of operations.
Views: 220
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Collett forges university partnership

July 6 - July 6 - Collett & Sons has partnered with the UK's Leeds Beckett University to develop bespoke software intended to transform the way the transport provider does business.
Views: 196
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Delta ships vehicle quartet

July 6 - July 6 - Delta Maritime has transported two Tatra pipe trucks and two Liebherr excavators from Wels, Austria to Alexandroupolis in Greece for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project.
Views: 193
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Globo moves to Malawi

July 6 - July 6 - Globo Distribuidora has coordinated the transport of earthmoving machines from Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Malawi via the Port of Beira, Mozambique.
Views: 192
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Damen on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Silverburn Shipping Group has taken delivery of two Damen Stan Pontoon 8916 ICE vessels.
Views: 363
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ALE toasts crane work

July 6 - July 6 - ALE's Middle East branch is currently managing the delivery and installation of a variety of port cranes in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Togo and Guatemala.
Views: 307
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Krüger lands in Hamburg

July 6 - July 6 - Annette Krüger has joined the communications team at Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM), succeeding Sabine Zilski.
Views: 135
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Newton up on the Tyne

July 6 - July 6 - Richard Newton has been appointed commercial director, logistics, for the UK's Port of Tyne, having previously been the port's commercial manager.
Views: 240
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Modul on track with Cuban shipments

July 5 - June 5 - Russia based project logistics specialist Modul is currently engaged in the delivery of railway equipment to Port Mariel in Cuba.
Views: 309
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PCN members keep busy

July 5 - July 5 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the UAE, Syon Logistics, has shipped an oversize boiler and its associated parts to Jebel Ali, for final delivery by road to a factory in Abu Dhabi.
Views: 521
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Modulift raises the roof in Spain

July 5 - July 5 - Spanish crane rental company Gruas Deca has used a mobile crane rigged with Modulift spreader beams to replace roof sections at Estadio Municipal de Balaídos - the stadium of La Liga football club Celta Vigo.
Views: 238
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RAPID receives record column

July 5 - July 5 - According to Petronas, the tallest and heaviest propylene fractionator process column for the steam cracker facility has arrived at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project's Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Peng
Views: 416
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New partnership to develop airship

July 5 - July 5 - Germany headquartered ultracapacitator developer Skeleton Technologies is joining forces with French company Flying Whales to build a 60-tonne capacity airship for the global transport market.
Views: 342
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Haropa welcomes PIL

July 5 - July 5 - Pacific International Lines (PIL) has introduced a weekly service from Haropa's Port of Le Havre in France to the South Pacific region.
Views: 255
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Terex makes dual delivery

July 5 - July 5 - Scotland's Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane; while Canada based Guay has received a new Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck crane.
Views: 243
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ISS named Neptune Lines agent

July 5 - July 5 - Neptune Lines has appointed Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) as agent for its new Middle East Gulf short sea service in Kuwait, Iraq and Qatar.
Views: 321
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Rhenus establishes UAE operation

July 5 - July 5 - The Rhenus Group has set up its own organisation in the UAE, operating as Rhenus Logistics Gulf DWC.
Views: 188
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Cosco changes newbuild order

July 5 - July 5 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that it has ordered three 36,000 dwt ice-class multipurpose vessels and four 28,000 dwt heavy lift ships, which will replace its original order for seven heavy lift ships.
Views: 294
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Allcargo projects head steps down

July 4 - July 4 - Armin D. Kalyaniwalla has stepped down from his role as ceo of Allcargo Logistics' project logistics division after five years.
Views: 284
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Sonora in fibreglass move

July 4 - July 4 - Sonora has transported an oversize fibreglass structure from Saldus to Liepaja in Latvia.
Views: 229
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ABC adds Cambodian call

July 4 - July 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has introduced a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, with effect from July 5.
Views: 269
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Crystal clear job for Dako

July 4 - July 4 - Dako Worldwide Transport has handled the transportation of an oversize crystalliser from a factory in the Istanbul province of Tuzla, Turkey to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 381
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Petrasco makes urgent flight

July 4 - July 4 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the delivery of oilfield equipment by air from the UAE to Algeria.
Views: 236
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Loomis sells to Rhenus

July 4 - July 4 - Rhenus Alpina has acquired the general cargo business of Sweden's Loomis Group, which includes the individual operating units of Mat Transport, Bonafide Logistic, Via Mat (France) and O.Lisboa Despachos Internacionais.
Views: 229
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Alistair completes diamond job

July 4 - July 4 - Alistair Group has successfully transported two mining screens from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Tanzania.
Views: 253
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ALE busy at Spanish ports

July 1 - July 1 - ALE has conducted the weighing and load-out of four modules, weighing in between 40 and 780 tonnes, at the Port of Tarragona, Spain.
Views: 334
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Ti report predicts 'further consolidation'

July 1 - July 1 - Transport Intelligence's (Ti) new Global Freight Forwarding 2016 report suggests that while the market is estimated to have contracted by 1.6 percent in 2015, forwarders' revenues were not hit as hard as you might think.
Views: 215
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Northern UK ports join forces

July 1 - July 1 - PD Ports has signed an agreement with other major ports across the north of the UK, forming a collaboration to ensure its unified voice is heard by government to improve freight and transport links across the region.
Views: 224
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Volga-Dnepr cuts container loading time

July 1 - July 1 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported two power generators to Port Harcourt, Nigeria, using its new wing-lift system, which aims to reduce the loading time for large containers to less than 30 minutes.
Views: 200
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Cargolux adds Ashgabat

July 1 - July 1 - Cargolux Airlines has added a weekly service to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Views: 208
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DSAm completes Sea Installer upgrade

July 1 - July 1 - Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) has concluded major modification works, including the extension of the main boom, on A2SEA's offshore wind farm installation vessel Sea Installer.
Views: 205
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Cuxhaven expands capacity

July 1 - July 1 - Construction of a new ro-ro berth has begun at the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
Views: 228
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Mallory Alexander names Onofrio

July 1 - July 1 - Claudio Onofrio has been appointed vice president of global business development for Mallory Alexander International Logistics.
Views: 299

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