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Pangea names Zeimer VP thumbnail image

Pangea names Zeimer VP

February 28 - February 28 - Pangea Shipping Group (PSG) has appointed Nicolas Zeimer as vice president.
Views: 559
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Transformers on the double to Ghana

February 28 - February 28 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has handled the shipment of two transformers and associated equipment from Izmir Port, Turkey to Tema Port, Ghana.
Views: 439
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GPA and VPA file agreement

February 27 - February 27 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) have filed the East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).
Views: 656
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Nunner on rail

February 27 - February 27 - Netherlands-based Nunner Logistics has signed an agreement with rail operator Interrail and will offer rail freight solutions to and from Europe, countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia.
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EGL offloads Liebherr

February 27 - February 27 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has completed the discharging operation of a dismantled Liebherr LR1400-2 crawler crane.
Views: 775
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Port NOLA partners with St. Louis

February 27 - February 27 - The Port of New Orleans and the St. Louis Regional Freightway entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to exchange market and operational information with the goal of growing trade and building upon existing and new business relation
Views: 219
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Rhenus steps up UK offshore logistics

February 27 - February 27 - The recently opened UK branch of Rhenus Offshore Logistics is commencing operations of two offshore supply bases at the ports of Great Yarmouth and Aberdeen in the UK.
Views: 241
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Sönke Jordt adds crane

February 27 - February 27 - Sönke Jordt has added a 5-axle, 250-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 480
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Finnlines to call Bronka

February 27 - February 27 - From March 2017, Finnlines' TransRussia Express service will call at Bronka, St Petersburg to expand its presence in Russia and enhance the country's maritime links with the global marketplace.
Views: 389
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MOL Logistics' plan to expand

February 24 - February 24 - MOL Logistics has submitted an application with the Indian government to establish a subsidiary in India.
Views: 526
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Decommissioned Steamer put to cultural use

February 24 - February 24 - The Munich-based freight forwarder Robert Kukla has transported a decommissioned excursion steamer, to its new location on an unused railway bridge.
Views: 297
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Erring on the side of caution

February 24 - February 24 - Speaking at a recent Journal of Commerce webinar this week, Susan Oatway, associate director of Drewry Maritime Research, outlined some of the challenges, which still face the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 628
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Clarksons Enship rebrands

February 24 - February 24 - Clarksons Enship has been rebranded as Clarksons Port Services, a division of Clarksons Plc.
Views: 331
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Barnett in at Emirates SkyCargo

February 23 - February 23 - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has named Ross Barnett as cargo manager in the UK.
Views: 357
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Townsville reveals shortlisted operators

February 23 - February 23 - In Australia, the Port of Townsville Ltd (POTL) has announced three companies have been shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to operate its Berth 4 container and general cargo terminal.
Views: 386
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Liebherr sends three to Puerto Rico

February 23 - February 23 - Three Liebherr cranes that are currently dominating the skyline at Rushbrook, Ireland, are ship-to-shore container handling cranes which are being loaded onto OHT's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Albatross.
Views: 645
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A record year for the Ports of Indiana

February 23 - February 23 - The Ports of Indiana has handled nearly 3.9 million tons (3.5 million tonnes) of cargo during the fourth quarter of 2016, the highest quarterly shipment total in the organisation's 55-year history.
Views: 453
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Statoil's giant blades unveiled

February 23 - February 23 - Statoil has unveiled its 75 m long turbine blades for its floating offshore wind farm, the Hywind Scotland Pilotpark, at its facilities in Stord, Norway.
Views: 241
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Barnhart secures lift off

February 23 - February 23 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has been chosen by the USA's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide transportation of a mock-up of the core stage of the agency's rocket for deep space missions, the Space Launch System (SLS)
Views: 429
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Antonov and Air Charter Service team up

February 22 - February 22 - Air Charter Service (ACS) chartered an Antonov AN-124 to deliver a new engine to a Swiss International Airlines Boeing 777-300 aircraft that was grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing.
Views: 525
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A. Henriksen buys another Liebherr

February 22 - February 22 - A. Henriksen Shipping has signed a contract for a multipurpose Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane, which has a total lifting capacity of 144 tonnes.
Views: 611
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FLS handles ten HRSG modules

February 22 - February 22 - FLS Projects has loaded a shipment of ten heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) modules, with a volume of 1,300 cu m from Ulsan, Korea to Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 303
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HLPFI adds haulage expert to editorial team

February 22 - February 22 - Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) magazine has strengthened its editorial proposition and scope with the appointment of highly experienced and award winning commercial vehicle journalist and editor, Peter Shakespeare.
Views: 557
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CSX names Eliasson president

February 22 - February 22 - Fredrik Eliasson has been appointed president of CSX Corporation, following the retirement of Clarence Gooden.
Views: 350
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Combi Lift transports for Nordsee One

February 22 - February 22 - Combi Lift is handling the transport of components for Nordsee One - an offshore wind farm spanning a total area of 41.3 sq km, located in the North Sea.
Views: 405
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Bahri on line with Saudi Rail

February 22 - February 22 - Bahri has signed a contract with Saudi Rail Company (SAR), for the provision of transportation and shipping services as well as Customs clearance support through Bahri Logistics, one of the six business units within the group.
Views: 742
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GeoSea wins Siemens' contract

February 21 - February 21 - DEME Group's offshore marine engineering subsidiary, GeoSea, has been contracted to design, manufacture and install 71 turbine foundations for EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm in Germany, which will be of interest to logistics and shipping c
Views: 375
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Conveyor moves inland

February 21 - February 21 - Conveyor Logistics has handled the inland transportation of over-dimensional and heavy cargo, consisting of a 199-tonne drum, a 90-tonne deaerator, and a 195-tonne stator assembly for a power station in Bangladesh.
Views: 476
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XLP members on the move

February 21 - February 21 - XLProjects (XLP) members have been busy transporting heavy loads in Egypt, Pakistan and Thailand.
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Antonov moves giant helicopter

February 21 - February 21 - Antonov Airlines has carried out its first charter operation from its new UK headquarters at London Stansted Airport, transporting a British-manufactured helicopter.
Views: 394
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Rhenus adds in South Korea

February 20 - February 20 - Following its launch into the South Korean market in November 2016, Rhenus Group has opened an office in Busan.
Views: 415
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Johnson Renew finalises lifts

February 20 - February 20 - Johnson Renew, a subsidiary of Johnson Crane Hire, has undertaken main installation lifts at the De Aar 1 Wind Farm, in the Northern Cape, South Africa, using a combination of its parent company's crane fleet.
Views: 548
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BDP grows in Peru

February 20 - February 20 - BDP International has opened an office in Lima, Peru, supporting the logistics and transportation company's efforts to grow its Latin American presence.
Views: 753
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Ro-ro delivered for DFDS

February 20 - February 20 - DFDS has taken delivery of Gardenia Seaways, the first of two new ro-ro vessels from Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG).
Views: 488
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Volga-Dnepr flies for deugro

February 20 - February 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated a series of AN-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD charter flights to transport equipment for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant on the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia.
Views: 484
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A strong start for NWSA

February 20 - February 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) reported a 17 percent growth in container cargo for January, handling 301,105 teu.
Views: 294
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Boskalis to report impairment charge

February 17 - February 17 - Citing the strongly deteriorated market conditions in the offshore energy sector and the resulting outlook, Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) will report a non-cash impairment charge of EUR840 million (USD891.6 million) in its annual res
Views: 260
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Massive module move made easy

February 17 - February 17 - 280 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) from Scheuerle, part of the Transporter Industry International (TII) Group, have been used to load components weighing 7,000 tonnes onto barges.
Views: 439
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DP World's Senegal expansion plans

February 17 - February 17 - DP World's Group chairman and ceo has discussed the benefits of long-term partnerships between governments and the private sector for Senegal and other African nations.
Views: 501
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Bright Sky marks milestone for Maydon Wharf

February 17 - February 17 - Maydon Wharf (MW), at the port of Durban, South Africa, has completed renovations at berths MW 1, 2, 13 and 14, with MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Bright Sky marking the completion as the first vessel to utilise the refurbished berth.
Views: 293
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Altius moves for PMRT

February 17 - February 17 - Altius has transported various items of breakbulk and project cargo from China and Taiwan to Peru, for the Talara Refinery Modernisation Project (PMRT).
Views: 550
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Curtain falls on Hanjin Shipping

February 17 - February 17 - Hanjin Shipping has been declared bankrupt by the Seoul Central District Court earlier today, after suffering from rising debt amid a slowdown in the global shipping market.
Views: 562
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Forwarders criticise protectionism

February 16 - February 16 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), the umbrella organisation for global freight forwarder associations, has commented on the value of free trade, trade facilitation, and trade development in the wake of
Views: 614
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Shipowners' Club warns on charter parties

February 16 - February 16 - Mutual insurance association, The Shipowners' Club has issued advice for anyone planning to undertake a charter party with an unfamiliar entity and wants to ensure the charterer will pay their hire.
Views: 461
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Holleman moves engine shafts

February 16 - February 16 - Holleman Bulgaria has transported three engine shafts from Romania to Germany.
Views: 729
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MGL expands with Sadek

February 16 - February 16 - MGL Cargo Services has appointed Jean Sadek as head of its Project Department.
Views: 603
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SCPA beats the January blues

February 16 - February 16 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported an 8 percent increase in container volume since its fiscal year began in July 2016.
Views: 205
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Bolloré handles massive loads

February 15 - February 15 - Bolloré Logistics Chile has handled the transportation of a 155-ton (140.6-tonne) transformer from São Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago in Chile using the Antonov AN-225 aircraft.
Views: 572
Mammoet moves modules thumbnail image

Mammoet moves modules

February 15 - February 15 - Mammoet has transported and lifted 30 modules for the P-76 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) platform in Brazil.
Views: 460
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Mixed picture for ports

February 15 - February 15 - Whilst 2016 saw the Port of Hamburg achieve a turnaround in seaborne cargo throughput, reaching a total 138.2 million tonnes in the general and bulk cargo segments, throughput of non-containerised general cargoes hit 1.5 million tonnes, 11.0
Views: 282
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DSV invests in Immingham

February 15 - February 15 - DSV is expanding its presence in Immingham, UK, adding a 100,000 sq ft (9,290 sq m) logistics facility to its existing facility, which will be fully operational at the end of May.
Views: 498
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Axis transports ten trucks

February 15 - February 15 - Axis Projects & Special Logistics has transported ten disassembled off-road trucks from Jebel Ali, UAE to the Port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 433
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Sarens handles huge bridge pylon

February 15 - February 15 - Sarens has transported and installed a 1,700-tonne pylon from Belgium to Sunderland, UK, for the New Wear Crossing bridge, which is scheduled to open in 2018.
Views: 571
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Mammoet bulks up in USA

February 14 - February 14 - Mammoet USA has added 23 cranes, with capacity ranging from 65 tons (59 tonnes) to 500 tons (453.5 tonnes), to support clients and plants along the US Gulf Coast.
Views: 477
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Egytrans forecasts wind growth

February 14 - February 14 - Egytrans expects further growth in the wind energy sector in Egypt, as it claims that wind turbine transportation is one of the most promising fields for the company.
Views: 451
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Consultant highlights bright spots for heavy lift

February 14 - February 14 - Douglas-Westwood (DW), a leading provider of market research and consulting services to the energy industry worldwide, has picked out offshore wind energy and decommissioning as two bright spots for the super-heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 632
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RSS load tests module

February 14 - February 14 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has completed the weighing of a 28.3 m long and 5.6 diameter offshore module, including a proof load test of a spreader beam and supplied rigging equipment for offshore plant equipment manufacturer Charles Th
Views: 212
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OWC supports Iberdrola

February 14 - February 14 - Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC), part of Aqualis Offshore Group, has been awarded a framework agreement by Iberdrola to provide engineering and project management services for various wind farm projects in East Anglia, UK.
Views: 215
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Triple for Jiangsu Sunshine

February 14 - February 14 - Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics has completed three heavy lift projects.
Views: 510
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Canadian truckers seek permit streamlining

February 14 - February 14 - For the past year, Ontario Trucking Association has been working closely with Ontario Ministry of Transport Ministry (MTO) on several initiatives aimed at streamlining the permitting process for oversized and overweight loads in Ontario, Can
Views: 222
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DSV's fourth quarter high

February 13 - February 13 - DSV has reported a net revenue increase of 39.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, amounting to DKK17.6 billion (USD2.5 billion), which DSV claims is largely due to the acquisition of UTi Worldwide.
Views: 577
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Rotterdam had a healthy and stable year

February 13 - February 13 - Throughput of freight in Rotterdam fell in 2016 by 1.1 percent to 461.2 million tonnes while the turnover of the Port of Rotterdam Authority remained stable at EUR675.4 million (USD718 million).
Views: 412
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Market challenges Tiong Woon

February 13 - February 13 - Tiong Woon Corporation reported a profit after income taxes of SGD3.43 million (USD2.42 million) for the first half of its current financial year, which ends on June 30, 2017.
Views: 633
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Wilhelmsen figures on the up

February 13 - February 13 - In its fourth quarter 2016 results, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) reported an increase in total income and operating profit when compared to the previous quarter.
Views: 312
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UECC names Auto Energy

February 13 - February 13 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has held a naming ceremony for its second dual-fuel LNG Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) with 1A Super Finnish/Swedish ice class.
Views: 406
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PCN round-up

February 13 - February 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy moving oversized cargo around the globe.
Views: 992
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LM-100J Super Hercules rolls out

February 13 - February 13 - Lockheed Martin has introduced the latest member of the C-130J Super Hercules family: the LM-100J commercial freighter.
Views: 387
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Trafford Park Docks reopens

February 13 - February 13 - The arrival of RMS Duisburg marked the official reopening of Trafford Park Docks in Manchester, UK after being closed for over ten years.
Views: 417
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IUMI addresses ro-ro fires

February 10 - February 10 - The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has published a position piece voicing its concerns about fires on ro-ro vehicles and offered recommendations on how to prevent and tackle fires onboard.
Views: 232
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DNV GL adds standard for DP assessments

February 10 - February 10 - DNV GL has unveiled its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of DP (dynamic positioning) vessels.
Views: 351
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Better prospects for dry bulk

February 10 - February 10 - Drewry's latest report on the dry bulk shipping market could be good news for those owning and operating multipurpose and heavy lift ships.
Views: 711
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FLS secures yard

February 10 - February 10 - FLS Projects has secured the marshalling yard package for the Tangguh 3 LNG plant in West Papua, Indonesia.
Views: 375
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Hamburg disappointed at dredging delay

February 10 - February 10 - Angela Titzrath, chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has reacted with disappointment to yesterday's decision by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, Germany that plans to dredge the River Elbe in Hamburg must be imp
Views: 532
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Faymonville's giant girder

February 10 - February 10 - Faymonville has developed the GirderMAX, a girder bridge to transport super heavy loads including transformers, gas turbines and generators.
Views: 137
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Eskom Rotek goes large with TII Group

February 10 - February 10 - Eskom Rotek Industries has purchased 128 axle lines of the Scheuerle-Kamag K25H, in what is the company's biggest order of K25H modular trailers from the African continent.
Views: 457
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Zeaborn takes over Rickmers-Linie

February 9 - February 9 - Zeaborn Group has taken over the business operations of Rickmers-Linie, including NPC Projects, marking further consolidation in the multipurpose shipping sector.
Views: 636
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Saadé replaces Saadé at CMA CGM

February 9 - February 9 - Jacques Saadé has installed his son Rodolphe Saadé as chief executive officer (ceo) of the CMA CGM Group.
Views: 399
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Blue Water sails with the wind

February 9 - February 9 - Blue Water Shipping has transported three wind turbine blades, each measuring 88.4 m in length and weighing 34 tons (30.8 tonnes).
Views: 458
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Asia Energy Logistics to buy semi-sub

February 9 - February 9 - Hong Kong-based Asia Energy Logistics (AEL) has made an announcement through the Hong Kong stock market that it will be paying USD103.3 million for a recently launched semi-submersible heavy lift ship.
Views: 474
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Maersk's finances fall

February 9 - February 9 - A.P. Møller-Mærsk's annual report for 2016 reveals a net loss of USD1.9 billion compared to a USD925 million profit in 2015.
Views: 453
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Peterson partners with Port Cameron

February 9 - February 9 - International energy logistics provider, Peterson, has signed an agreement with Port Cameron to develop a 500-acre (202 ha) deepwater staging port and supply base facility in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 342
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McTyre presses on

February 9 - February 9 - McTyre Trucking Company has delivered a press, with a gross vehicle weight of 357 tonnes, from the Port of Savannah to a stamping facility in Georgia, USA.
Views: 466
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Beluga trial delayed for health reasons

February 8 - February 8 - The trial of the ex-Beluga chief, Niels Stolberg, which had been due to recommence this week, has been further delayed as the main defendant is seriously ill.
Views: 162
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JNK takes home Liebherr crane

February 8 - February 8 - Mumbai based crane contractor JNK Lifters has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane at Bauma Conexpo India.
Views: 488
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Seattle appoints interim ceo

February 8 - February 8 - David Soike has been appointed as interim ceo of the Port of Seattle, USA, following the resignation of Ted Fick.
Views: 390
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Hai Cheung to build SeaCURE

February 8 - February 8 - Evoqua Water Technologies' SeaCURE ballast water management system (BWMS) is gaining momentum as the company joins forces with Hai Cheung, a Chinese marine equipment supplier.
Views: 313
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Blue Water moves on land and sea

February 8 - February 8 - Blue Water Shipping has completed the transport of 13 bridge sections for the Landgangen project in Esbjerg, Denmark.
Views: 405
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MSG's lucky number seven

February 7 - February 7 - MSG Krandienst, a heavy transport and project logistics provider, has expanded its fleet with seven Grove all-terrain cranes.
Views: 412
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Xellz pioneers new approach

February 7 - February 7 - Speaking with HLPFI Peter Bouwhuis provided some details about Xellz - a new company that offers freight and logistics management solutions to the shipper side of the project logistics industry.
Views: 495
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First lift for Milwaukee crane

February 7 - February 7 - A 300-ton (272-tonne) capacity Manitowoc crawler crane has made its first lift at the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 602
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Pan Ocean back on track

February 7 - February 7 - Mandatory disclosures of financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the full 2016 financial year on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) indicate that shipping company Pan Ocean finished its 2016 financial year with a net profit of US
Views: 662
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Liebherr's Italian job

February 7 - February 7 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes delivered nine mobile harbour cranes, four reachstackers, three rail mounted gantry cranes and one ship-to-shore container crane to various Italian ports in 2016, reaching a record level.
Views: 412
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Beyel Bros' big move

February 7 - February 7 - Beyel Bros has moved a transformer, with a total weight of 720,000 lbs (326 tonnes), to an electrical substation in central Florida, US, for Florida Power & Light.
Views: 334
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Drewry launches credit research service

February 7 - February 7 - Drewry Financial Research Services, the investment research arm of shipping consultancy Drewry, is launching a credit research service for the global maritime sector.
Views: 340
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Nicolas debuts cask transporter

February 6 - February 6 - Nicolas, part of the Transporter Industry International (TII) Group, has developed a self-propelled cask transporter, to transport spent nuclear fuel casks vertically in extreme climate conditions, while keeping mechanical stress on the casks
Views: 355
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Not a rainy night in Georgia

February 6 - February 6 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has released December 2016 figures, which reveal growth in ro-ro cargo, with a 12.3 percent increase (7,000 units) in passenger vehicles and heavy equipment handled at Colonel's Island terminal in Brunswick a
Views: 366
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Boskalis converts heavy lift vessel

February 6 - February 6 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) is converting one of its semi-submersible heavy lift vessels into a self-propelled crane vessel.
Views: 347
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A boost in ballast interest

February 6 - February 6 - Alfa Laval and Optimarin have seen interest in their ballast water treatment systems rise following approval by the US Coast Guard (USCG) in December, 2016.
Views: 211
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SRT's double delivery

February 3 - February 3 - SRT Transportation Solutions has completed two project cargo deliveries, consisting of a 228-tonne press machine and three identical transformers.
Views: 247
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OHT scoops Statoil job

February 3 - February 3 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been contracted by Statoil to transport the Askepott Cat J jack-up rig for the Oseberg oilfield in Norway.
Views: 432
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Worldwide slide for clean energy investment

February 3 - February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.
Views: 760
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Intermarine bursts into Song

February 3 - February 3 - Arkon Shipping & Projects' latest newbuilding, Industrial Song, has been delivered by the shipyard and entered into long-term employment with heavy lift shipping line Intermarine.
Views: 762
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"K" Line shuffles management

February 3 - February 3 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line) has made a number of management changes, appointing current ceo of "K" Line Offshore, Tomoyuki Okawa, as an executive officer with effect from April 1, 2017.
Views: 49
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ALE moves crane quartet

February 2 - February 2 - ALE has handled the relocation of container and port cranes at the TCV terminal in Valencia and the Port of Cartagena, Spain.
Views: 543
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BBA battles weather

February 2 - February 2 - BBA Transport System, a project cargo logistics provider from Warsaw, Poland, has completed the delivery of two industrial steel filters and their accessories to the Havik terminal in Norway.
Views: 500
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An ACE deal for OIA

February 2 - February 2 - OIA Global has acquired American Cargo Express (ACE), which it believes will help expand its North American logistics and supply chain services.
Views: 691
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Rigmarine anticipates Kazakh growth

February 2 - February 2 - Rigmarine has said that it sees potential in the mining and power industries in Kazakhstan, and is looking to meet the increasing demand from this sector via its Aktau, Kazakhstan facility.
Views: 833
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XLP trio on the move

February 2 - February 2 - Three members of the XLProjects (XLP) network have completed project cargo deliveries to destinations across the world, including Slovakia, Colombia, Vietnam and the USA.
Views: 791
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Finnlines furthers its service

February 2 - February 2 - Finnlines, a Grimaldi Group company, has extended its weekly service that links the Port of Bilbao, Spain with Zeebrugge, Belgium to the UK and Sweden.
Views: 435
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ZIM looks to Indian expansion

February 2 - February 2 - ZIM Integrated Shipping Services and Avvashya-CCI, a subsidiary of Allcargo Logistics, have signed a cooperation agreement to provide cargo and logistics services in India.
Views: 505
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Euroports ups crane capacity

February 1 - February 1 - Two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes have started operations at Euroports' Leftbank Terminal in the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 650
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Dettmer buys in Bremen

February 1 - February 1 - LS Cargo International has confirmed reports in the German media that the Dettmer Group has acquired a 50 percent stake in the company.
Views: 377
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SC&RA's conference confirmed

February 1 - February 1 - The 2017 Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) annual conference will take place at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA from April 18-22.
Views: 361
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Iliffe leaves Hansa Heavy Lift

February 1 - February 1 - With immediate effect, Roger Iliffe is leaving Hansa Heavy Lift and will be replaced by Steve Dawson and Alex Karakassis as managing directors.
Views: 703

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