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New ship design unveiled

May 31 - May 31 - DNV GL and Oshima Shipbuilding have launched a new 65,000 dwt open-hatch general cargo carrier design that the joint developers say is intended for a wide range of project cargoes and packaged goods.
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Terex trio for Bothar

May 31 - May 31 - Australia's Bothar Boring & Tunneling is expanding its operations in the Middle East with the addition of three all terrain cranes: a Demag AC 500-8, a Demag AC 100-4L and a Terex Explorer 5600.
Views: 526
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Goliath sets sail to China

May 31 - May 31 - DEME and Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers are partnering in a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China, with the former's DP2 jack-up vessel Goliath being deployed for the first projects.
Views: 632
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Kotug assists Allseas

May 31 - May 31 - Earlier this month, towage operator, Kotug International's offshore division assisted Allseas with the transfer and transport of Shell's Brent Delta topsides after the record-setting removal of the structure by Allseas' Pioneering Spirit.
Views: 309
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Cranes on the double

May 31 - May 31 - Intermarine's recent delivery of two mobile harbour cranes marked the start of Yilport Holding's investment in Ecuador's Puerto Bolivar container terminal.
Views: 435
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Tranformers skid to final position

May 30 - May 30 - Hydra-Slide's hydraulic skidding systems, supplied and operated by M&J Total Transport & Rigging (TTR), have been utilised in the Maritime Link project in Canada.
Views: 281
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Tight fit for ACS

May 30 - May 30 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported two high cube containers, with oil and gas industry materials inside, from Italy to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 392
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Emirates names three

May 30 - May 30 - Emirates has made three managerial appointments within its commercial and cargo operations team in the Middle East.


Views: 489
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Hammer time for EMS

May 30 - May 30 - EMS Vostok has transported a hammer mill shredder from Bologna, in Italy to Karaganda in Kazakhstan.
Views: 375
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IRISL begins shipment of heavy cargoes

May 29 - May 29 - The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has announced that it is gearing up to handle project cargoes on its regular services between the Middle East Gulf, the Mediterranean, Europe and the Far East.
Views: 311
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Buss Hansa hinders Hamburg

May 26 - May 26 - In the first quarter of 2017, the Port of Hamburg's total throughput was up by 1.7 percent at 35.4 million tons (32.1 million tonnes), comparable to the same period last year.
Views: 343
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Peking to cross the atlantic

May 26 - May 26 - Bremen-based Combi Lift has been chosen as the logistics partner of Stiftung Hamburg Maritim (Hamburg Maritime Foundation) for the transport of the historic windjammer Peking.
Views: 375
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ABC sends telescope to space

May 26 - May 26 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) has transported the eROSITA X-ray telescope from Germany to Russia in preparation for its launch onboard the SRG spacecraft in spring 2018.
Views: 278
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Djibouti opens DMP

May 25 - May 25 - Djibouti has officially opened the Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP), marking the completion of the USD590 million project.
Views: 483
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Export Credit Norway set to finance retrofits

May 25 - May 25 - Following the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ratifications of the ballast water and exhaust gas treaties, government-owned Export Credit Norway has offered financing to international vessel owners who purchase retrofit equipment from N
Views: 283
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Universal transports to Equatorial Guinea

May 24 - May 24 - Universal Transport has handled the transportation of four passenger bridges from Sakarya Province in Turkey to Mengomeyén, Equatorial Guinea.
Views: 355
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Hapag-Lloyd and UASC complete merger

May 24 - May 24 - Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have completed the merger between the two liner shipping companies.
Views: 567
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Collett transports deaerator

May 24 - May 24 - Collett & Sons has transported a 140-tonne deaerator vessel from Kilnhurst to the Port of Immingham, UK for process plant equipment manufacturer Charles Thompson.
Views: 317
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Kenagy named deputy

May 24 - May 24 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Duane Kenagy as its deputy executive director.
Views: 327
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Wiesbauer adds a Demag

May 24 - May 24 - Germany-based crane service provider Wiesbauer has acquired a Demag AC 500-8.
Views: 338
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FLS discharges in NOLA

May 24 - May 24 - FLS Projects USA has discharged air filter equipment, with a volume of 2,200 cu m, in New Orleans.
Views: 243
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More charged in Jasmine case

May 23 - May 23 - The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has confirmed that Colin Bagwell has been added to the list of individuals charged with counts of conspiracy to pay bribes to secure contracts relating to the Jasmine gas field in the North Sea, bringing the nu
Views: 420
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PCN members keeping busy

May 23 - May 23 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has transported a Hydrasports custom fishing boat from the Ao-Po Grand Marina Shipyard in Phuket to the ro-ro terminal at the Port of Laem Chabang, for onward shipment to Piraeus, Greece.
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ALE steps on the gas

May 23 - May 23 - ALE has transported 12 gas components from Umm Qasr Port to a degassing station in Rafidiyah Zubair, Iraq.
Views: 467
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Spain passes port reforms

May 23 - May 23 - Spanish labour reforms have been described as "a betrayal of Spain's dockworkers," by International Transport Workers' Federation's (ITF) president and dockers' section chair, Paddy Crumlin.
Views: 292
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Cathay Pacific restructures

May 23 - May 23 - Cathay Pacific plans to restructure its cargo department, including streamlining the structure by removing the role of cargo director, in order to align with its head office reorganisation.
Views: 163
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BBC launches Euro-Gulf service

May 22 - May 22 - BBC Chartering will launch the BBC Euro-Gulf Express Line service, departing every fortnight from Europe to the US Gulf, starting in mid-June, 2017.
Views: 416
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ALE adds with ADDrives

May 22 - May 22 - ALE has acquired two Goldhofer six-axle self-propelled trailers (SPT), which will primarily be used in Kazakhstan to service the Caspian region.
Views: 350
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Fagioli slides to replace

May 22 - May 22 - Fagioli has utilised its 500-ton (453.6-tonne) capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and other rigging equipment to remove and replace a 230,000 lb (104.3-tonne) pipe bending machine.
Views: 368
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LOC Korea wins MWS contract

May 22 - May 22 - Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) and Swiss Re have awarded London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) a contract to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60 MW test phase of South Korea's Southwest Offshore windfarm project.
Views: 303
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Fighter jets at Jaxport

May 22 - May 22 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has seen the arrival of 17 military fighter jets from the Middle East at its Blount Marine Terminal.
Views: 401
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UK port body queries EC ruling

May 19 - May 19 - Commenting on this week's news that the European Commission had formally adopted the new General Block Exemption Regulations (GBER) on state aids, the British Ports Association chief executive Richard Ballantyne warned against the distortion of c
Views: 317
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Demag gets design updates

May 19 - May 19 - Terex Cranes has redesigned its 100-tonne capacity Demag AC 100-4L all terrain crane to improve lifting performance and expand standardisation across the Demag crane line.
Views: 265
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SIA Cargo re-integrated

May 19 - May 19 - Singapore Airlines' (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be re-integrated as a cargo division within SIA.
Views: 277
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MACS appoints Swedish agent

May 19 - May 19 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Aseco AB as its agent in Sweden.
Views: 437
Van der Vlist takes two thumbnail image

Van der Vlist takes two

May 19 - May 19 - The first two Nooteboom five-axle extendable Manoovr semi low-loaders have been delivered to Van der Vlist.
Views: 265
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FLS moves for EMAL

May 18 - May 18 - FLS Projects has handled the loading operations for eight modules and two drums destined for the EMAL Aluminium Smelter project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 274
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UYT loads in Everglades

May 18 - May 18 - United Yacht Transport (UYT) has loaded 19 yachts on board Intermarine's heavy lift vessel Industrial Guide in Port Everglades, USA.
Views: 545
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Maasvlakte Plaza opens

May 18 - May 18 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has opened Maasvlakte Plaza, an international transport park that features a large-scale truck stop with facilities for out-of-gauge cargo, semi-trailers, ECO-combis and reefer containers.
Views: 293
Philco and Gevatrans transport transformer thumbnail image

Philco and Gevatrans transport transformer

May 18 - May 18 - Philco International and Gevetrans have transported a transformer and its spare parts from France to Agios Nikolaos Voiotias, Greece, for General Electric France and Aluminium of Greece.
Views: 426
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Skylift in action at Seawork

May 18 - May 18 - Ravestein will showcase its semi-submersible platform Skylift 3000 at Seawork International 2017, from June 13-15 at Mayflower Park in Southampton, UK.
Views: 184
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National and Navitrans fly around the world

May 18 - May 18 - National Airlines and Navitrans USA have launched a weekly scheduled round-the-world (RTW) freighter service utilising a Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 374
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Logwin opens in Perth

May 17 - May 17 - Logistics service provider Logwin has opened a 1,200 sq m logistics facility in Perth, Australia.
Views: 463
Osprey chose a Lady thumbnail image

Osprey chose a Lady

May 17 - May 17 - Osprey has transported oversized cargo onboard Wijnne Barends' Lady Anneke through the Strait of Dover to Invergordon, Scotland on behalf of BP.
Views: 418
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BLG acquires Kitzinger

May 17 - May 17 - With retroactive effect from the beginning of 2017, Bremen-based BLG Logistics has acquired the German forwarding company Kitzinger & Co, as well as its subsidiary Arno Rosenlöcher.
Views: 309
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Spliethoff sets sail to Sagunto

May 17 - May 17 - Following the extension of its Medliner service into Veracruz, Mexico, Spliethoff has added the Port of Sagunto, Spain to the schedule.
Views: 247
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Intercargo calls for answers on ballast water

May 17 - May 17 - Whilst it welcomes and supports the Ballast Water Management (BWM) international initiatives and legislation, Intercargo says it should be recognised that their implementation needs to be made in the most effective and practical manner possible.
Views: 164
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Nordic Crane adds eight Demags

May 16 - May 16 - Nordic Crane Vest, part of the Crane Norway Group, has ordered eight Demag all terrain cranes, ranging in capacity from 130 to 250 tonnes.
Views: 312
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Antwerp appoints Holzhammer

May 16 - May 16 - The Port of Antwerp has appointed Walter Holzhammer as a representative for Austria and Hungary.
Views: 329
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Mammoet awarded Fortescue MSA

May 16 - May 16 - Fortescue Metals Group, the owner and operator of the Chichester mining hub in Australia, has awarded Mammoet Australia a maintenance master service agreement (MSA).
Views: 249
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SPMTs move Russian submarine

May 16 - May 16 - Scheuerle, part of the TII Group, has delivered 42 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) to RosRAO, a subsidiary of the Russian state atomic energy corporation, Rosatom, for the decommissioning of nuclear submarines.
Views: 225
ALE bridges the gap thumbnail image

ALE bridges the gap

May 16 - May 16 - ALE has jacked-up, loaded-out, transported and installed two bridge sections, weighing 345 tonnes each, for the Albert Canal in Belgium.
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OOCL welcomes Hong Kong

May 16 - May 16 - Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has named its latest containership OOCL Hong Kong at a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea.
Views: 394
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Dover gears up for project cargo

May 16 - May 16 - With construction underway on a GBP115 million (USD 148 million) project to revive the Port of Dover's Western Docks, the UK maritime gateway says it is gearing up to handle greater volumes of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes.
Views: 345
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Tidewater to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

May 15 - May 15 - Hampered by a global slowdown in oil-drilling activity and a prolonged slump in oil prices, New Orleans, USA-based Tidewater Inc announced that it will file a prepackaged bankruptcy plan aimed at removing USD1.6 billion in debt.
Views: 268
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Malaysia to lift cabotage rules

May 15 - May 15 - Effective June 1, 2017, the government of Malaysia will abolish its cabotage restrictions on routes between East Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak and Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan).
Views: 327
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Rhenus expands global services

May 15 - May 15 - The Rhenus Group will increase the number of its business sites in the Asia/Pacific region by more than ten percent during 2017 to support the expansion of its sea and airfreight business divisions.
Views: 427
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Venice grows with Grimaldi

May 15 - May 15 - In a presentation at the transport logistic exhibition in Munich last week, the Port of Venice celebrated its successful cooperation with the Grimaldi Group, now operating five departures a week to Greece and one weekly departure to the Near East
Views: 348
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Noise fines cause cargo airlines to flee Brussels

May 15 - May 15 - Brussels Airport has reported that it has received the written confirmation that a second cargo airline is leaving as a result of the noise fines imposed by the Brussels Capital Region. A third cargo carrier is also threatening to leave Belgium i
Views: 303
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Commissioners continue at Freeport

May 12 - May 12 - John Hoss and Shane Pirtle will retain their seats on the Port Freeport Commission, in the USA, serving six-year terms.
Views: 232
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Jones Act changes postponed

May 12 - May 12 - In a sharp reversal for US offshore service companies, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) withdrew its proposed changes to Jones Act rules that could have shut the door to foreign-flag operators in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 332
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Siemens' turbines hike the Andes

May 12 - May 12 - Two industrial gas turbines, manufactured by Siemens, are being transported 16,000 km from Sweden to the Termoeléctrica del Sur power plant in Bolivia.
Views: 459
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Straightpoint expands in the UK

May 12 - May 12 - Straightpoint has expanded its manufacturing facilities at its headquarters in Havant, Hampshire, UK.
Views: 274
CSL champions flo-flo in China thumbnail image

CSL champions flo-flo in China

May 12 - May 12 - CSL Asia Shipping has handled the shipment of two tugboats on a semi-submersible ship from China to South America.
Views: 349
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Mammoet expands in USA with acquisition

May 12 - May 12 - Mammoet has acquired USA-based George Young Company, which specialises in rigging, machinery installation and heavy hauling.
Views: 388
EMS launches EFG Scandinavia thumbnail image

EMS launches EFG Scandinavia

May 11 - May 11 - EMS-Fehn-Group has established EMS-Fehn-Group (EFG) Scandinavia in Bergen, Norway to offer logistics services with a focus on project logistics and crane services in the Nordic countries.
Views: 453
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Silverburn on the tug double

May 11 - May 11 - Silverburn Shipping Group is continuing to renew its fleet with the building of two unlimited navigation Ice class 1C Tow/Pusher/AHT tugs for oil field support and Russian Inland Waterways system (RIWS) towage, at TB Shipyards in the Netherlands.
Views: 300
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Boskalis' results in line with expectations

May 11 - May 11 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has said its performance in the first quarter of 2017 has been in line with expectations, characterised by continued lower volumes of work due to weak market conditions.
Views: 464
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Antonov plans US expansion

May 11 - May 11 - Antonov Airlines has confirmed that it will establish a presence in the USA and Hong Kong as part of its ambitious international expansion plans.
Views: 481
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Airlander takes to the skies

May 11 - May 11 - Hybrid Air Vehicles' (HAV) Airlander 10 has taken to the skies, marking the recommencement of its flight test programme following the aircraft's heavy landing in August 2016.
Views: 216
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WWL ALS flares up in UAE

May 11 - May 11 - WWL ALS' Dubai office has handled the shipment of 17 flare risers, measuring 25.2 m x 4.5 m x 5.6 m each, from the UAE to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 271
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Sarens' not so boring project

May 11 - May 11 - Sarens has transported a tunnel boring machine (TBM) which will assist in the construction of the second metro line in Warsaw, Poland.
Views: 486
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BMT appoints new chief

May 10 - May 10 - BMT Group has appointed Sarah Kenny as the successor to Peter French, the current chief executive who retires in September.
Views: 353
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BEL battles the heat

May 10 - May 10 - Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has completed the handling and maintenance of a heat exchanger for a fertiliser factory in Bangladesh.
Views: 387
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PPG training gets a revamp

May 10 - May 10 - Project forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) will be launching a new format for its industry-wide Certificate in Project Cargo Forwarding at Breakbulk Americas in Houston from October 17-18.
Views: 210
LCM launches WLL range thumbnail image

LCM launches WLL range

May 10 - May 10 - Load cell designer and manufacturer LCM Systems has launched its WLL range of wireless load monitoring links, designed primarily for marine and offshore applications.
Views: 1752
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Luxembourg constructs aircraft stands

May 10 - May 10 - Luxembourg Airport has started the construction of four cargo aircraft stands, capable of accommodating Boeing 747s and one specifically designed for the Antonov AN-124, in response to increasing growth rates.
Views: 295
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Chapman raises stake in Magma

May 9 - May 9 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has increased its stake in UK-based Magma Aviation to a majority shareholding of 75 percent to help support the latter's long-term growth plans.
Views: 356
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Geodis eyes super-heavy and power projects

May 9 - May 9 - In what has been a successful year for Geodis' Industrial Projects division, Igor Muniz, Industrial Projects director Europe, said the investments being made at the company would provide a solid foundation for future growth.
Views: 455
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SC&R appoints officers

May 9 - May 9 - During its annual conference in Arizona, USA the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) appointed officers to its SC&R Foundation - its non-profit organisation promoting research projects, scholarships, grants, and education in the hea
Views: 426
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Carriers sign MoU

May 9 - May 9 - Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a strategic operational partnership in air cargo transportation.
Views: 379
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WWL is shipshape in Bristol

May 9 - May 9 - To support increased cargo flows from the UK, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added the Port of Bristol as a regular call on its Europe to the US West Coast service.
Views: 310
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Kerry goes for gold in Italy

May 9 - May 9 - Kerry Logistics Network has agreed to acquire the majority stake of the Tuvia Group's subsidiary, Tuvia Italia SpA, as part of the former's ongoing expansion in Europe.
Views: 417
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Modulift makes right bedroom moves

May 9 - May 9 - Two pioneers in modular concepts of different kinds combined to install bedrooms at the citizenM Tower of London Hotel, in the UK.
Views: 367
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Cathay Pacific to lease two B747s

May 8 - May 8 - Cathay Pacific Cargo has reached agreement with Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW), to wet-lease two Boeing 747-8 freighters from May 2017 to support its airfreight operations.
Views: 298
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Michielsens orders a Demag

May 8 - May 8 - Belgium-based crane rental, transport and industrial assembly company Michielsens has ordered a 700-tonne capacity Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane.
Views: 366
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IAPH appoints Verhoeven

May 8 - May 8 - The International Association of Ports and Habors (IAPH) has appointed Patrick Verhoeven as the IAPH managing director - policy and strategy.
Views: 366
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GAC is virtuous for Paragon Offshore

May 8 - May 8 - GAC Abu Dhabi has completed the preparation, construction and relocation of a logistics base dedicated to supporting Paragon Offshore's operations.
Views: 268
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Broshuis introduces PL2

May 5 - May 5 - Broshuis has introduced a pendle axle system, named PL2, permitting the transportation of 12 tons (10.8 tonnes) per axle line.
Views: 238
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Intermarine plays the Trumpy card

May 5 - May 5 - Intermarine has announced the expansion of its monthly liner service from the Mediterranean to the Americas with the appointment of Hugo Trumpy as exclusive commercial agent in Italy for this trade lane.
Views: 362
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Chinese engineers connect the tubes

May 5 - May 5 - Chinese engineers have installed a 6,000-tonne section of a 55 km bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao, China.
Views: 301
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F.H. Bertling faces new bribery charge

May 4 - May 4 - The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged F.H. Bertling Ltd and four individuals with one count of conspiracy to give or accept corrupt payments, contrary to section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 and section 1 of the Criminal Law
Views: 265
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OOCL on the up

May 4 - May 4 - Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) has reported that for the first quarter of 2017, total volumes were up 7 percent from the same period last year, reaching 1.47 million teu, compared to 1.37 million teu.
Views: 373
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XLP members keeping busy

May 4 - May 4 - FLS Projects in Taiwan, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, has delivered an oversized plastic forming machine, with accessories, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 770
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Three's company for CLA

May 4 - May 4 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has taken delivery of a third Boeing 747 freighter.
Views: 189
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Stingel doubles up on XLE

May 4 - May 4 - Goldhofer has delivered a second XLE low loader to the Stingel Group, a Germany-based company involved in heavy haulage and construction material recycling.
Views: 329
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Cosco profits in Q1 2017

May 4 - May 4 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has reported a 1,104 percent year-on-year first quarter net profit increase,totalling CNY11.06 million (USD1.61 million).
Views: 389
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Rickmers reports loss ahead of restructuring

May 4 - May 4 - Rickmers Group reported a year-on-year revenue decrease of 17.7 percent for 2016, falling to EUR483.3 million (USD527.6 million) from EUR587 million (USD640.8 million) in 2015.
Views: 374
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Herkules gets stronger with Terex

May 4 - May 4 - Polish crane rental company, Herkules, has signed a master sales agreement with Terex Cranes for the next four years, for 15 all terrain cranes.
Views: 407
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Key shipping issues come under scrutiny

May 3 - May 3 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.
Views: 516
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Maersk's acquisition approved

May 3 - May 3 - The sale and purchase agreement for Maersk Line's acquisition of Hamburg Süd has been approved by the boards of Maersk Line and the Oetker Group.
Views: 313
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PLA raises membership in Antwerp

May 3 - May 3 - The Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) network held its first annual event, with 40 members attending the meeting in Antwerp, Belgium last week.
Views: 502
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Declining vigilance will increase piracy

May 3 - May 3 - The recent spate of attacks off the Horn of Africa may point to an elevated risk for a return of piracy, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy's (OBP) annual State of Maritime Piracy report which analyses the human and economic impacts of maritime pir
Views: 536
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Daseke builds open-deck trucking group

May 3 - May 3 - Daseke Inc, one of the largest owners of open-deck transportation equipment in North America, is merging with fellow open-deck truck operators The Schilli Cos and Big Freight Systems Inc.
Views: 385
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Wagenborg bridges the gap

May 3 - May 3 - Royal Wagenborg has loaded a bridge weighing 760 tonnes on board Wagenborg Barge 8, in the German city of Wilhelmshaven.
Views: 304
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Panalpina takes a stake in Carelog

May 3 - May 3 - Panalpina World Transport has acquired a majority stake in Carelog Freight Service, a Danish freight forwarding and logistics company.
Views: 452
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Mammoet moves for Phillips 66

May 3 - May 3 - Mammoet has completed a lift of coke drums at the Phillips 66 Lake Charles refinery in Louisiana, USA with its 5,000-ton (4535.9-tonne) capacity PTC 140 crane.
Views: 334
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GAC mixes up management

May 2 - May 2 - GAC has announced management appointments at both group and individual company level.
Views: 453
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PCN members on the move

May 2 - May 2 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) have completed several project cargo moves across the globe.
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Shamrock and Svea sail with Sevenstar

May 2 - May 2 - Sevenstar Racing Yacht Logistics has demonstrated its ability to utilise lo-lo and flo-flo methods to load, transport and discharge two J-Class yachts, Shamrock and Svea, in separate projects
Views: 425
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Berard doubles up

May 2 - May 2 - Berard has transported a 67-tonne boiler from Mississippi to Nevada, USA utilising a 12-axle Trail King specialised trailer and a Peterbilt tractor.
Views: 362
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ACS soars in 2016

May 2 - May 2 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has reported a strong 2016, with an 8 percent increase in revenue, totalling GBP342 million (USD441.8 million) in the year ending January 31, 2017.
Views: 399
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Strong start for DSV

May 2 - May 2 - DSV has reported a net revenue of DKK18.2 billion (USD2.7 billion) for the first quarter of 2017, in comparison to DKK15.3 billion (USD2.2 billion) for the corresponding period of 2016.
Views: 448
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Pioneering Spirit sets record

May 1 - May 1 - Allseas' dynamically positioned single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has set a world lifting record with the safe and successful removal of Shell UK's 24,000 tonnes Brent Delta platform topsides from the No
Views: 420
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Cargolux profits tumble in volatile 2016

May 1 - May 1 - Cargolux Airlines carried almost 1 million tonnes of cargo on its global freight network during a volatile 2016. However, the carrier's profit fell some 90 percent year-on-year from USD49 million in 2015 to USD5.5 million in 2016; revenues fell by
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Project cargoes stagnate at Saint-Petersburg

May 1 - May 1 - Whilst cargo throughput at the JSC Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SPSP) was over 1.8 million tonnes in the first quarter of 2017, which is 4.6 percent more than during the same period of 2016, volumes of project, heavy and oversized cargoes remaine
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Port promotions in the USA

May 1 - May 1 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Elizabeth Gotelli as chief financial and administrative officer (cfao).
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