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Jergens joins Crane Worldwide

March 31 - March 31 - John Jergens has joined Crane Worldwide as vice president global sales, based in Dallas, USA.
Views: 672
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SEKO names Barnes

March 31 - March 31 - SEKO Logistics has named Tony Barnes as chief operating officer (coo) Asia Pacific.
Views: 906
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Mexico Natie score more machines

March 30 - March 30 - Mexico Natie has ordered two reach stackers and six forklifts from Konecranes, which will bring its fleet of Konecranes lift trucks to 20 machines.
Views: 746
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MOL marks Malaysian enhancement

March 30 - March 30 - Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has acquired a 20.9 percent share in Malaysian logistics company, PKT Logistics Group.
Views: 932
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It's a gas for Tradelossa

March 30 - March 30 - Tradelossa has completed the transportation and installation of a gas turbine and generator for a combined cycle power plant in Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 384
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Harren & Partner gains wind

March 30 - March 30 - Harren & Partner has been appointed technical manager of Ocean Breeze Energy's jack-up vessel, Wind Lift I.
Views: 722
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PCN members on the move

March 29 - March 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have completed several projects, transporting oversized cargo around the world.
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ALE brings the wind to Hull

March 29 - March 29 - ALE has been executing the handling and pre-assembly of imported towers, nacelles and blades to be used on the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the UK, with some rotor blades as long as 75 m and nacelles as heavy as 360 tonnes.
Views: 348
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Goldhofer gains UK service partners

March 29 - March 29 - Goldhofer has recruited two service partners in the UK, Truck Technics and Specialist Trailer Services UK, in response to its growing market shares in heavy haulage and oversized cargo transportation in the country.
Views: 894
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Liebherr crane anchored in South Africa

March 28 - March 28 - Anchor Industries has used water bags, in addition to a variety of Straightpoint force measurement and rigging equipment, to complete load tests on a Liebherr crane on a vessel in Cape Town Harbour, South Africa.
Views: 573
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Talbert's trailer unveiled

March 28 - March 28 - Talbert Manufacturing has introduced its 55-ton (50-tonne) extendable heavy haul trailer, the 55SA-TELE.
Views: 376
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Portland picks O'Hollaren

March 28 - March 28 - Ken O'Hollaren has been appointed as marine marketing director at the Port of Portland, USA.
Views: 522
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Scaldis decommissions Horne & Wren

March 27 - March 27 - Scaldis has completed the decommissioning of the offshore Horne & Wren platform in the UK, for Tullow Oil.
Views: 586
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Crowley's cranes make history

March 27 - March 27 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services has taken delivery of three Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan.
Views: 996
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Trailer Bridge ups service

March 27 - March 27 - Trailer Bridge is offering an additional service from the Port of Jacksonville's (Jaxport) Blount Island Marine Terminal to the Dominican Republic's Santo Domingo port.
Views: 562
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New media for pilot car escort vehicle training launched

March 24 - March 24 - In the USA, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Freight Management and Operations has developed a number of publications in collaboration with the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) and the Commercial Vehicle Saf
Views: 510
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All change at the top at Daimler

March 24 - March 24 - Following February's resignation of Dr Wolfgang Bernhard at the world's largest heavy truck manufacturer, Daimler Truck and Bus has appointed his successor and announced a new ceo for its North American operation.
Views: 978
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Vossmann tackles vortex

March 24 - March 24 - Vossmann Logistik has used a Faymonville Combimax trailer to transport a 105-tonne vortex used in the cleaning of gas to the inland Port of Meppen, Germany.
Views: 830
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Volga-Dnepr flies launch vehicle

March 24 - March 24 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the third stage of the Soyuz-ST launch vehicle to Europe's Spaceport in Cayenne.
Views: 499
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Rhenus takes stake in Arkon

March 24 - March 24 - The Rhenus Group has taken a 40 percent shareholding in Arkon Shipping, which manages a fleet of more than 120 seagoing vessels.
Views: 852
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Italy sees signs of heavy haul strategy

March 23 - March 23 - Road transport of out-of-gauge (OOG) cargoes on the nation's road network has become a major issue in Italy as a result of restrictions imposed after the accident that occurred in Lecco last year when a bridge collapsed over a busy road while a
Views: 498
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BigRoll Beaufort completes the series

March 23 - March 23 - The fourth and final MC Class vessel, BigRoll Beaufort, has been delivered by Cosco Dalian Shipyard to BigRoll Shipping in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Views: 612
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Shipping not a picnic, says accountant

March 23 - March 23 - Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 815
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Bengal's barges complete transport

March 23 - March 23 - Bengal Electric has completed the transportation of heavy, over-dimensional and general cargo for the Sirajganj Unit 2 Power Plant Project, Bangladesh.
Views: 591
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Beluga powers through ice

March 23 - March 23 - Beluga Projects Logistic has transported seven power transformers, with a maximum unit weight up to 120 tons (108.8 tonnes), from Tyumen, Russia to three different oilfield power supply stations for RN-Uvatneftegaz.
Views: 718
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TII Group launches SmartAxle

March 23 - March 23 - The TII Group has launched the SmartAxle add-on bogie for the Scheuerle-Nicolas EuroCompact, a freely positionable single-axle bogie unit which expands the range of EuroCompact vehicle combinations.
Views: 428
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Subpoenas for shipping lines


March 22 - March 22 - Reports in the mainstream business media indicate that top executives of several container shipping companies have been subpoenaed by US Justice Department investigators as part of an investigation into price fixing and violation of anti-trust
Views: 349
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2017 shipping season starts on Great Lakes

March 22 - March 22 - The Port of Hamilton, Canada, has marked the beginning of the 2017 commercial shipping season by welcoming the Calusa Coast tug vessel and its specialised tank barge, the first vessel of the season.
Views: 497
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PensionDanmark's maritime investment

March 22 - March 22 - PensionDanmark, one of Denmark's largest pension funds, is investing in a new maritime investment fund which will buy, lease and sell ships.
Views: 614
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Crowley steps on the gas with ship launch

March 22 - March 22 - ­ Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine have launched Crowley's new Commitment Class ship El Coquí, one of the world's first combination ro-ro ships powered by liquefied natural gas in Pascagoula, USA
Views: 932
Gebrüder Weiss acquires DTC
 
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Gebrüder Weiss acquires DTC
 


March 21 - March 21 - The international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss has acquired Deutsche Transport Compagnie (DTC).


Views: 397
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Cats purr with Greencarrier

March 21 - March 21 - Greencarrier Freight Services has transported two Brødrene Aa catamarans from Norway to Hong Kong.
Views: 804
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London's largest crane will start lifting

March 21 - March 21 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane will begin work at Capital & Countries Properties' (Capco) project at Earls Court, London, UK.
Views: 506
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Tight squeeze for Ulferts & Wittrock

March 21 - March 21 - At the port of Bremen, Germany, Ulferts & Wittrock has assembled a Liebherr LPS 280 portal slewing crane for handling scrap metal, utilising a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane for the heaviest loads.
Views: 697
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Riyadh's metro on track with DHL

March 21 - March 21 - DHL Industrial Projects is undertaking the delivery of 47 Bombardier train sets destined for Riyadh's new metro line from a production site in Mexico to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 688
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Avoid warranty surveyors at your peril

March 21 - March 21 - The London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in incidents of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather to support a recommendation that a warranty surveyor is appointed to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project
Views: 751
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Mediaco orders 25 Demag cranes

March 20 - March 20 - French crane provider, Mediaco, has ordered 25 Demag all terrain cranes to add to its fleet of more than 600 machines.
Views: 643
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Peterson strengthens BP ties

March 20 - March 20 - BP Trinidad and Tobago has awarded Peterson a five-year contract to provide integrated logistics services for its operations in Trinidad and Tobago.
Views: 516
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GPA hits the high notes

March 20 - March 20 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled 2.94 million tons (2.68 million tonnes) of cargo across all of its docks during February 2017 - a 10 percent increase over February 2016.
Views: 763
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Polytra transports transformers

March 17 - March 17 - Polytra has transported two transformers from Mumbai, India to two substations in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 726
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EC re-adopts air cartel decision

March 17 - March 17 - The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine totalling EUR776.465 million (USD834.5 million) for operating a price-fixing cartel.
Views: 919
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IMO urges vigilance

March 17 - March 17 - The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) secretary-general, Kitack Lim, has urged the shipping industry to apply diligently the IMO guidance and best management practices to avert possible piracy attacks, in the wake of the hijack of the
Views: 594
Bolloré and Volga-Dnepr deliver for spaceport thumbnail image

Bolloré and Volga-Dnepr deliver for spaceport

March 17 - March 17 - Bolloré Logistics and Volga-Dnepr have transported two telecommunications satellites, built by Thales Alenia Space, from Nice in France, to the Guiana Space Centre, on the northeast coast of South America.
Views: 596
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Allelys adds Goldhofer duo

March 17 - March 17 - UK-based multimodal logistics provider, Allelys, has added two Goldhofer MPA 6 semi-trailers to its fleet.
Views: 336
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EXG can handle the heat

March 17 - March 17 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported two HP heaters, weighing 41.4 tons (37.5 tonnes), from Chakkan to Mumbai Port Trust, India.
Views: 480
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Mammoet offers academy for EPCs

March 17 - March 17 - More than 150 delegates from a number of South Korean Engineering, Procurement and Construction companies (EPCs) attended an 'Engineered Heavy Lift & Transport Academy' developed by Mammoet.
Views: 624
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Houston is calling for Bahri

March 17 - March 17 - Saudi Arabia-based Bahri has officially opened an office for Bahri Logistics in Houston and says it will help to expand its breakbulk and project cargo business through a key US gateway.
Views: 739
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Van der Vlist adds combi-trailer

March 16 - March 16 - Van der Vlist has invested in a combi-trailer, with a floor length of 15.65 m and maximum payload of 22 tonnes, which it says strengthens its capacity for wheeled equipment such as tractors, mini excavators and wheel loaders.
Views: 598
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Sarens' sizeable Terex order

March 16 - March 16 - Sarens Group in Belgium and its Middle East division, Sarens Nass Middle East (SNME) have placed separate orders with Terex for a combined total of 33 Demag cranes.
Views: 1083
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PCN duo on the move

March 16 - March 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have transported oversized cargo around the world.
Views: 940
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XLP members keeping busy

March 16 - March 16 - XLProjects (XLP) members have completed several project cargo shipments.
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IATA launches cargo handling manual

March 16 - March 16 - IATA has launched a Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) in order to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations.
Views: 519
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Volga-Dnepr helps fight Chilean wildfires

March 16 - March 16 - Helicopter Express, based in Georgia, USA, contracted Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport four helicopters to fight the outbreak of wildfires in the Chilean countryside.
Views: 645
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FIATA and CLECAT voice capacity concerns

March 15 - March 15 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and CLECAT, the European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services, have voiced concerns about current capacity levels and service uncertainties
Views: 656
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WWL transports deaeration unit

March 15 - March 15 - British logistics company Central Freight has worked with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to transport a 46-tonne deaeration unit from Sheffield, UK to the USA, utilising a customised ro-ro solution.
Views: 646
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Scotline builds fleet

March 15 - March 15 - Scotline has seen the launch of the 3,700 dwt Scot Navigator and expects the ship to be delivered and added to its owned nine-strong fleet in May.
Views: 492
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MOL pushes project and heavy cargoes

March 15 - March 15 - Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) says it intends to expand the activities of MOL Project & Heavy Cargo - its brand for plant and other heavyweight cargo transport services - in both Asia and Europe.
Views: 670
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Sommer and Spallek lift with Liebherr

March 14 - March 14 - Crane contractors Sommer-Kranverleih and Autokrane-Spallek utilised two Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile cranes to complete the dismantling of three concrete supports of a road bridge near Osnabrück, Germany.
Views: 641
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MIQ opens in Atlanta

March 14 - March 14 - MIQ Logistics has opened a global logistics facility in Atlanta, USA
Views: 692
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ABC sees demand soar

March 14 - March 14 - In 2016 AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw a 47 percent year-on-year increase of charter flights using its Boeing 747 freighters.
Views: 584
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Clipper adds second ship

March 14 - March 14 - Clipper Steel Services has added a second ship into the shuttle service that it launched between the Port of Mobile, USA and Tampico, Mexico in 2014.
Views: 789
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Spliethoff's half-dozen order



March 13 - March 13 - Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at the Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding shipyard in China.


Views: 684
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Ocean7 Projects merge with Ikonship

March 13 - March 13 - Effective April 1, two Danish shipping companies, Ocean7 Projects and Ikonship, will merge their activities under the Ocean7 Projects banner.
Views: 748
Ghent and Guinea get connected

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Ghent and Guinea get connected



March 13 - March 13 - A second regular service between the Belgian Port of Ghent and Guinea has been launched by Ghent-based Lalemant and the French African Maritime Agencies Guinea.
Views: 602
Subsea 7 takes control of Seaway Heavy Lifting
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Subsea 7 takes control of Seaway Heavy Lifting


March 13 - March 13 - Subsea 7 has acquired K&S Baltic Offshore's 50 percent shareholding in Seaway Heavy Lifting, making the latter and its subsidiaries wholly owned by the Subsea 7 Group.
Views: 785
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Scheuerle promotes North American range

March 13 - March 13 - Germany-headquartered specialised trailer manufacturer TII Group has used the CoxExpo convention to promote its range of trailers and specialised handling equipment geared to the North American market.
Views: 723
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CSX begins management cuts


March 10 - March 10 - According to local media reports, CSX has started the process of laying off around 1,000 employees with the majority expected to take place at CSX's Jacksonville, Florida headquarters.

Views: 352
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WWPC raises record in Cebu

March 10 - March 10 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised USD43,500 for the Filipino children's charity Albert Schweitzer Familienwerk Foundation at its 17th annual conference at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa in Cebu, the Philippines.
Views: 1021
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Logistec in at Cleveland

March 10 - March 10 - Logistec USA Inc (Logistec), a subsidiary of Logistec Corporation, has signed a 10-year agreement with the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority to operate the Cleveland Bulk Terminal from April 2017.
Views: 657
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PCN members on the move

March 9 - March 9 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy transporting oversized cargo across the world.
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Dynamometer receives a Stute handling

March 9 - March 9 - Stute Logistics was contracted to provide multimodal project services for the transport of a hydraulic dynamometer from Korea to Russia.
Views: 735
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Nunner on rail

March 9 - March 9 - 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.
Views: 961
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Airlander prepares for flight

March 9 - March 9 - The structural damage of Hybrid Air Vehicles' (HAV) Airlander has been repaired, and the airship is in an extensive test phase prior to its next flight, resuming the Flight Test Programme.
Views: 313
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Greencarrier and JAS form alliance

March 9 - March 9 - Greencarrier Freight Services and JAS Worldwide have formed an alliance to provide freight and logistics services through JAS' global network and Greencarrier's operations in the Nordic and Baltic areas, representing each other exclusively in th
Views: 1153
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Jaxport goes Green

March 9 - March 9 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida, USA, has appointed Eric Green, the organisation's senior director of government affairs, as its acting ceo.
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No news is good news for shipping

March 9 - March 9 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the UK Budget 2017 contained no unwelcome surprises for the shipping industry, and some good news for the offshore sector.
Views: 541
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UK groups set up abnormal loads forum

March 8 - March 8 - A new abnormal loads cross-industry forum and working group has been established in the UK to develop an industry code of practice to benefit the whole of the distribution network.
Views: 700
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Bengal chosen to build Bibiyana

March 8 - March 8 - Bengal Electric has been awarded a contract for the entire erection of a Bibiyana 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant in Bangladesh.
Views: 712
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Results round up

March 8 - March 8 - Gebrüder Weiss has reported total revenues of EUR1.36 billion (USD1.435 billion) for its 2016 financial year, up 6.4 percent in comparison to EUR1.278 billion (USD1.348 billion) achieved in 2015.
Views: 957
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Faymonville acquires Cometto

March 8 - March 8 - Luxembourg headquartered trailer manufacturer Faymonville has reached an agreement to purchase 100 percent of the shares in Italian trailer manufacturer Industrie Cometto.
Views: 822
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FLS Projects transports pontoons

March 7 - March 7 - FLS Projects has transported two pontoons, each weighing 126 tons (114.3 tonnes), two link spans and four struts from Vietnam to Australian waters on board a Spliethoff heavy lift ship.
Views: 870
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The wind beneath Blue Water's wings

March 7 - March 7 - Blue Water Shipping has transported 70 wind turbines for the White Rock Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 641
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Record January for Baltimore

March 7 - March 7 - The Port of Baltimore, USA has reported a record month for general cargo and containers in January 2017.
Views: 575
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Liberty Global Logistics christens ship

March 7 - March 7 - Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) of Lake Success, New York, has held a naming ceremony at the Port of Beaumont, Texas for the newest US-flag ro-ro ship, Liberty Passion.
Views: 696
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Rapid Response skids to solution

March 7 - March 7 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has used a 270-tonne capacity Hydra-Slide HT300 heavy track skidding system to remove and return a 20-tonne gearbox at a Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) power generation plant in Weymouth, UK.
Views: 517
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Added security for road transport networks in Iran

March 7 - March 7 - According to the IRU, the global industry association for road transport, overland transport networks across Iran are set to become safer and more secure for national and international road transport operations as the Iran Ministry of Transport
Views: 621
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Hostages freed

March 6 - March 6 - Eight crew members of BBC Caribbean have been released from the captivity of Nigerian pirates, Briese Schiffarts, which owns the ship, has confirmed.
Views: 632
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Mammoet will move for MHIA

March 6 - March 6 - Mammoet has been awarded a contract by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) to support a large polymer production plant expansion project on the US Gulf Coast in Texas.
Views: 648
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AMI buys into Manica

March 6 - March 6 - AMI International of Mauritius has acquired the Bidvest Group's shareholding in Manica Holdings of South Africa.
Views: 1279
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RSS assists ABP's crane refurbishment

March 6 - March 6 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has provided the rigging equipment to support the refurbishment of two 10-tonne capacity, four-rope quayside cranes, each weighing 65 tonnes in total, at Associated British Ports' (ABP) Newport dock, UK.
Views: 519
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Enerpac rebrands


March 6 - March 6 - Enerpac Integrated Solutions has changed its name to Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology.
Views: 501
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LOC wins French offshore business

March 3 - March 3 - The renewables team at marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group is providing marine warranty surveying services for the very first offshore wind farms in French territorial waters.
Views: 513
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DSV opens Macedonian office

March 3 - March 3 - DSV has opened its first office in Macedonia, DSV Road DOOEL, which will handle transport and logistics activities in Macedonia.
Views: 462
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Clark appointed at Bellingham

March 3 - March 3 - The Port of Bellingham has appointed Chris Clark as its marine terminals business development manager.
Views: 578
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Fesco issues statement on bankruptcy petition

March 3 - March 3 - In light of recent press speculation regarding the bankruptcy petition filed against Fesco Plc by Russian asset management company Kapital, the shipping company has issued an official statement advising that it remains engaged in a constant dial
Views: 430
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Milwaukee's success in steel

March 3 - March 3 - The Port of Milwaukee has announced that 2.4 million tonnes of cargo and 274 vessels moved through the port in 2016.
Views: 373
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Schmidbauer awarded Walney wind project

March 3 - March 3 - Schmidbauer Group has been awarded a contract to handle the heavy load logistics for the Walney Extension Wind Farm, in the UK.
Views: 755
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Panalpina's volumes rise while profits fall

March 2 - March 2 - Despite Panalpina recording its highest air freight volumes since 2007, its gross profit margins in both air and ocean freight declined in 2016.
Views: 518
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Hapag-Lloyd hit by low freight rates

March 2 - March 2 - Hapag-Lloyd has announced that due to lower average freight rates, revenue decreased to EUR7.7 billion (USD8.1 billion) in 2016, compared to EUR8.8 billion (USD9.2 billion) in 2015.
Views: 271
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Atlas Air's fourth quarter high

March 2 - March 2 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) achieved record revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016, reporting an adjusted income from continuing operations totalling USD59 million, compared with USD39.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Views: 457
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KOG expands in Europe

March 2 - March 2 - KOG Worldwide, the project logistics arm of Rhenus, has opened two new offices in Europe.
Views: 769
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Navacel transports towers for Hywind


March 2 - March 2 - Navacel has started loading five towers that will be part of the wind turbine structures of Statoil's floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland Pilot Park in the UK.
Views: 208
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Alistair steels into Zambia

March 1 - March 1 - Alistair Group has transported oversize steel frames from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Lusaka, Zambia, for use in the construction of a 1 million tonne per year cement plant.
Views: 505
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Gamette promoted at Long Beach

March 1 - March 1 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Sean Gamette as managing director of engineering services.
Views: 620
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Universal Transport doubles up

March 1 - March 1 - Züst & Bachmeier Project, a part of Universal Transport, has loaded two large Siemens transformers at the Port of Nuremburg, Germany.
Views: 584
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Jonmoore moves Liebherr

March 1 - March 1 - Jonmoore International was contracted by African Mining Services Ghana (AMS) to transport a Liebherr 9250 excavator weighing approximately 275 tonnes over a distance of 15 km at the Iduapriem Mine in Tarkwa, Ghana.
Views: 480
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DEME orders Orion

March 1 - March 1 - DEME has ordered an offshore installation vessel, Orion, which will be built at a Cosco shipyard in China.
Views: 786
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HHL goes bananas for harbour crane

March 1 - March 1 - HHLA Frucht und Kühl-Zentrum, a company of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHL), has put a Konecranes Gottwald Model 4 mobile harbour crane into operation at its multipurpose terminal in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 524
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Djibouti readies for new facility

March 1 - March 1 - The Port of Djibouti's Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP) will be completed by the end of this month, with commissioning starting in April, after a total investment of over USD590 million.
Views: 780
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ALE toasts renewable energy first

March 1 - March 1 - ALE has completed the transportation, erection and installation of a wind turbine at a wind farm in Huraymila, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 731
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It's a gas for RRS

March 1 - March 1 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has transported five gas tanks from a chemical plant in Middlesbrough, 300 miles (482.8 km) to Cardiff, UK, where they are to be refurbished for industrial gases company, Air Products, before installation at anothe
Views: 541

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