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Breakbulk Americas goes forth

August 31 - August 31 - Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, Breakbulk Events & Media has confirmed that Breakbulk Americas will proceed as planned at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, from October 17-19.
Views: 345
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Bureau Veritas releases OSV rules

August 31 - August 31 - International classification society Bureau Veritas has issued new rules for the classification of offshore service vessels (OSV) and tugs.
Views: 387
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LGH lifts in LA

August 31 - August 31 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint for the benchmark weighing of ten ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Los Angeles, USA.
Views: 840
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Feldmann transports mountain ropes

August 31 - August 31 - Switzerland-based Feldmann Pneukran + Transport has transported four steel wire ropes for the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn cable car which scales the Zugspitze mountain on the Austria-Germany border.
Views: 668
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ALE expands with yard facility

August 31 - August 31 - ALE has signed an agreement with steel constructor VDS Staalbouw (VDS), which will enable the heavy lifting and specialised transport provider to store equipment at VDS' yard in Flushing, the Netherlands.
Views: 610
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Mammoet wins Oman contract

August 31 - August 31 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and transport contract for an ongoing petrochemical plant project in Sohar, Oman.
Views: 724
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Blanchard in at APP

August 31 - August 31 - Elizabeth Blanchard, port commissioner at the Port of Stockton, USA has been named president of the Association of Pacific Ports (APP).
Views: 457
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Construction starts on Stena ships

August 30 - August 30 - A 'steel cutting ceremony' held at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard, China, marked the start of construction of the first of four ro-ro vessels ordered by Stena Line.
Views: 711
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Tecno-Gru adds a Terex

August 30 - August 30 - Tecno-Gru, a Terex dealer and supplier of new and used machinery for the lifting sector in Italy, has taken delivery of its first Terex RT 90 rough terrain crane.
Views: 658
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Cuxhaven gears up for offshore

August 30 - August 30 - A new berth and ramp have been inaugurated at Niedersachsen Ports' Cuxhaven offshore terminal, Germany.
Views: 702
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ALE and COSCO team up

August 30 - August 30 - ALE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with COSCO Shipping Project Logistics.
Views: 898
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Fesco gets the wheels turning

August 30 - August 30 - Fesco Transportation Group is overseeing the delivery of two hydraulic turbine wheels from St Petersburg to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station, Russia.
Views: 715
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Suparna takes off to Hahn

August 30 - August 30 - Suparna Airlines, a subsidiary of HNA Modern Logistics, has launched a service connecting Xi-an Xinyang International Airport in China with Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany.
Views: 872
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Autohaus Kreuzburg adds Liebherr crane

August 29 - August 29 - Autohaus Kreuzburg has received a Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane at the manufacturer's factory in Ehingen, Germany.
Views: 753
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Container shipping could face mega-problem

August 29 - August 29 - Despite an increase in freight rates, global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight Xeneta, says the future remains uncertain in container shipping due to the looming increase in megaship capacity.
Views: 1097
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Scotland prepares for decommissioning

August 29 - August 29 - Forth Ports Limited and AF Offshore Decom UK will form a joint venture, AF Dundee, which aims to establish a North Sea oil and gas decommissioning hub in Dundee, Scotland.
Views: 937
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TCS opens in Mexico

August 29 - August 29 - Air chartering specialist The Charter Store (TCS) has opened an office in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Views: 547
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MacGregor invests in software

August 29 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has acquired the rights to a ship efficiency software tool from Lekven that it says will help to increase the efficiency of ro-ro vessel operations and to drive port call optimisation.
Views: 619
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Cargolux adds two in Africa

August 29 - August 29 - Cargolux Airlines will introduce two new weekly destinations in Africa over the next six weeks.
Views: 750
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Terex authorises Farhat

August 28 - August 28 - Terex Cranes has made Farhat Service Center its authorised distributor for Lebanon, to provide local equipment sales, as well as service and parts support for Demag all-terrain cranes and Terex rough terrain cranes.
Views: 801
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Glogos sails from Shanghai

August 28 - August 28 - Glogos has delivered the second batch of Fortum-manufactured wind turbine components from Shanghai, China to the Port of Ulyanovsk, Russia, via the Port of Constanta, Romania.
Views: 906
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ALE keeps it solar in South Africa

August 28 - August 28 - ALE has transported 14 heavy concentrating solar power (CSP) components from the Port of Luderitz, Namibia, to the Ilanga Solar One plant in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Views: 631
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MTL and UAL double up

August 25 - August 25 - Shipping lines, Maritime Transport Logistics (MTL) and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have reached an agreement to cooperate with their services to Mauritania and Senegal.
Views: 877
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Swire serves Micronesia

August 25 - August 25 - From September 2017, Swire Shipping will introduce a fixed weekly service to Guam and Saipan, in cooperation with American President Line (APL).
Views: 899
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Stolberg trial rumbles on

August 24 - August 24 - According to reports in the German media, Niels Stolberg's lawyers have rejected a proposed deal, which would have led to a reduced probationary sentence for the former Beluga Shipping boss.
Views: 373
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Mammoet wins EuroChem contract

August 24 - August 24 - Mammoet Russia has been awarded a contract by EuroChem to support the construction of a new ammonia plant in Kingisepp, Russia.
Views: 712
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Bolloré raises the bar for Ibecor

August 24 - August 24 - Bolloré Logistics has transported two out-of-gauge (OOG) boilers to a brewery in Kilinto, Ethiopia on behalf of Ibecor.
Views: 607
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BNSF keeps on track

August 24 - August 24 - BNSF Logistics has transported four transformers by rail from the Port of Houston, Texas to Fairbanks, Indiana, USA.
Views: 644
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Grindrod plans to spin off shipping business

August 24 - August 24 - The South Africa-based freight logistics and shipping services company, Grindrod is planning to separate and list its shipping business in order to unlock its value, the company said on Wednesday.
Views: 881
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Jozef Hermans adds SL300

August 24 - August 24 - The Netherlands-based Jozef Hermans Industrial Movers has acquired an Enerpac SL300 telescopic hydraulic gantry system.
Views: 677
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High summer for forwarders

August 23 - August 23 - The summer has seen a slew of positive results for several multinational freight and logistics groups but the high pressure on margins remains a serious challenge.
Views: 1068
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Trimaran cruises with OOCL

August 23 - August 23 - New Zealand freight forwarder FJ Tytherleigh Logistics has shipped an ocean cruising trimaran from Tan Cang-Cat Lai port, near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Auckland, New Zealand.
Views: 601
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ESB lifts for Liebherr

August 23 - August 23 - ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik based in Mittelbiberach, Germany has used Liebherr mobile cranes to assemble a Betomix concrete mixing plant near the Liebherr concrete technology production works in Bad Schussenried.
Views: 760
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Mammoet wins contract extension

August 22 - 

August 22 - Sibur, one of Russia's largest gas processing and petrochemicals companies, has extended its contract with Mammoet Russia for logistics and installation operations at the ZapSibNeftekhim Petrochemical Complex construction site in West Siberi
Views: 785
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Atlas Air on the double

August 22 - August 22 - Atlas Air has agreed to operate a second Boeing 747-400 freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an opportunity for additional aircraft in the future.
Views: 572
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ALE loads-out Attenborough

August 22 - August 22 - ALE will transport the 899-tonne stern section of the polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough, by barge from A&P Tyne's shipyard in Newcastle to the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, UK.
Views: 570
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time:matters completes board

August 22 - August 22 - Effective November 15, 2017, Alexander Kohnen will become managing director strategy and sales at time:matters Holding, succeeding Franz-Joseph Miller.
Views: 212
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B&G skids in Louisiana

August 21 - August 21 - B&G Crane Service has removed and replaced five heat exchangers at a project in Calcasieu, Louisiana, USA.
Views: 532
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Hansa delivers in Turkey

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, each weighing 135 tonnes and measuring 28.9 m x 11.3 m x 26.6 m, from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 855
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Cuxport handles NYK cargo

August 21 - August 21 - Port services provider Cuxport, part of the Rhenus group, has handled the shipment of heavy crane parts for the German agency of the Japanese shipping company NYK Bulk & Projects.
Views: 843
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Sun shines on offshore wind project

August 21 - August 21 - Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics has handled the transportation of 16 monopiles for an offshore wind farm.
Views: 718
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Sinotrans Sarens loads-out for Yamal

August 18 - August 18 - The Sinotrans Sarens joint venture has completed the transportation and load-out of 55 piperack modules (PAR) and pre-assembled units (PAU) destined for the Yamal LNG project, Russia.
Views: 691
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Silamas rolls into Myanmar

August 18 - August 18 - Thailand-based heavy lift contractor Silamas Group has teamed up with a local partner and industry veteran Patrick Dick to open an office in Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 995
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Semi-sub will move USS Fitzgerald

August 18 - August 18 - The US Navy has confirmed that it will use a heavy lift semi-submersible ship to transport the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald from Japan back to the USA.
Views: 787
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Moscow terminal takes off

August 18 - August 18 - Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) has completed the construction of the 43,000 sq m Moscow Cargo terminal.
Views: 553
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Hapag-Lloyd launches ECX service

August 18 - August 18 - Hamburg, Germany-headquartered Hapag-Lloyd has introduced its ECX service, consolidating the carrier's services from northern Europe to the east coast of South America.
Views: 581
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Sarens lifts in Ptolemaida

August 17 - August 17 - Sarens has installed columns and K-bracings for the main steel structure of the Ptolemaida coal-fired power plant Unit V, currently under construction in northern Greece.
Views: 974
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PCN members on the move

August 17 - August 17 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has cooperated with Curtis & Lee, PCN member in Ireland, for the shipment of a 43,100 kg (43.1-tonne) crane from Savona in Italy to Cork, Ireland.
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Pallada pulls environment into focus

August 17 - August 17 - Ukraine's Pallada Kherson state-owned plant has initiated the design of an environmentally friendly towboat with a ferro-concrete hull, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
Views: 379
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LR climbs onboard Quadriga project

August 17 - August 17 - Lloyd's Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project - an initiative from Hamburg, Germany-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world's biggest wind-powered cargo ship.
Views: 588
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Chapman completes pipe move

August 16 - August 16 - Chapman Freeborn's Dubai office has coordinated the transport of 60 tons (54.4 tonnes) of pipe spooling from Sharjah, UAE to Houston, USA, on board a Boeing 747.
Views: 824
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ACS applies finishing touch

August 16 - August 16 - Air Charter Service (ACS) coordinated the delivery of 11 Pablo Picasso paintings from France to Morocco on board an Antonov AN-12.
Views: 511
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Cyberattack costs Møller-Mærsk

August 16 - August 16 - The ceo of A.P. Møller-Mærsk, Søren Skou, has put a dollar value on the impact of the cyberattack that hit the company at the end of June 2017.
Views: 473
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Dakotrans handles the heat

August 15 - August 15 - Dakotrans, a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) in Russia, has transported Russian machinery and equipment to a thermal power plant in Vietnam.
Views: 983
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MACS adds Charleston to MTA

August 15 - August 15 - MACS has added the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, USA to its North West Continent to North America service (MTA).
Views: 787
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Vanguard salvages ship loader

August 15 - August 15 - Vanguard has utilised its EZ 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity hydraulic lifting system for the salvage operation of a ship loader belonging to Bulk Connections at the Port of Durban, South Africa.
Views: 575
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Kestrel swoops on Nott

August 15 - August 15 - In the UK after eight years at Allseas Global Logistics, most recently as global project manager, Des Nott has moved to the Kestrel Group as breakbulk and project specialist - southern region.
Views: 787
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Silvasti completes Tellenes transport

August 14 - August 14 - Finland-based Silvasti has transported over 1,000 pieces of wind energy equipment to the Tellenes wind farm in Egersund, Norway.
Views: 736
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Lone delivers a dozen in Rotterdam

August 14 - August 14 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported twelve Damen vessels from Vietnam to the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 691
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UTC grows in Guyana

August 14 - August 14 - UTC Overseas has expanded its presence in Guyana with the appointment of Bob Stevens, the firm's Caribbean field director, to support its recently opened Guyanese office.
Views: 988
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Mammoet moves multimodal

August 14 - August 14 - Mammoet has transported an 800,000-lbs (362.9-tonne) process vessel from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Robinson, Illinois, USA.
Views: 646
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Crowley and King Ocean expand services

August 14 - August 14 - Port Everglades, USA, has announced that King Ocean Services and Crowley Caribbean Services, both long-standing customers have entered into a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) that will expand their reach into Central America.
Views: 441
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New terminal at Takoradi

August 14 - August 14 - The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has offered a 25-year concession to Ghanaian company Ibistek for the development and operations of a container and multipurpose terminal at the Port of Takoradi.
Views: 724
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Peterhead's gone with the wind

August 11 - August 11 - Peterhead Port Authority, Scotland, will support the offshore construction work for Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) after signing an agreement to harbour the suction bucket jacket foundations for the 11-turbine sc
Views: 680
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deugro rolls out Indonesian expansion

August 11 - August 11 - deugro, the deugro Group's international project forwarding business unit, has acquired all of Rolitrans International's and Rolitrans Indonesia's heavy haul assets.
Views: 1120
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BNSFL cement Smart project move

August 11 - August 11 - BNSFL Logistics and Smart Logistics have transported cement making equipment from the Port of Izmir, Turkey to the Port of Caldera, Costa Rica.
Views: 671
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dship adds MPP trio

August 11 - August 11 - The deugro Group's multipurpose project carrier dship Carriers, has added three heavy lift multipurpose (MPP) vessels to its fleet on a long-term time charter basis, which will primarily be used for trade lanes between Asia, the Middle East Gu
Views: 795
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BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda

August 11 - August 11 - Earlier this month, BLRT Grupp's 11,000-ton (9,979-tonne) floating dock was loaded on board the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard at the Adriatic Shipyard Bijela in Montenegro, for onward transportation to Klaipeda, Lithuani
Views: 667
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Shaft propelled to Rijeka

August 11 - August 11 - R&B Global Projects has transported a 37-tonne propeller shaft to Rijeka, Croatia.
Views: 487
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Reclaimer heads to Hay Point

August 10 - August 10 - A replacement stacker reclaimer has arrived at the Port of Mackay on board BigLift Shipping's Happy Dover, for onward transportation to BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance's (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 1082
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Kiel goes direct to St. Petersburg

August 10 - August 10 - From September 1, DFDS' ro-ro service originating at the Port of Kiel, Germany will sail directly to St. Petersburg, Russia and will no longer call at the Port of Ust-Luga.
Views: 612
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Hauswald named at Hansa Meyer

August 10 - August 10 - Marc-Oliver Hauswald has been appointed managing director of Hansa Meyer Global Holding (HMGH) and Hansa Meyer Global Transport (HMGT).
Views: 839
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HHL assists Pirie project

August 9 - August 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL), on behalf of Geodis, has transported 13 modules, measuring over 147,124 cu m, from China to Australia to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie.
Views: 901
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Panalpina wins Iraq contract

August 9 - August 9 - An undisclosed oil and gas major has awarded Panalpina a long-term contract to manage transportation for a gas project in Iraq.
Views: 509
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CLA launches Mexico connection

August 9 - August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.
Views: 1173
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Breakbulk benefits from tolls restructure

August 9 - August 9 - The Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama has officially approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors.
Views: 418
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Atlantic Coastal readies for launch

August 9 - August 9 - Later this year, Miami, USA-based Atlantic Coastal Shipping (ACS) plans to begin a regular weekly fixed-day shipping service on the US East Coast, as well as a regular fixed nine-day Caribbean feeder service.
Views: 523
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Steder steps up Asian presence

August 9 - August 9 - The Steder Group has established a local presence in the South East Asian market with the opening of Steder Singapore.
Views: 693
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Tobolsk takes delivery for Sibur

August 8 - August 8 - Oversized cargo destined for Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex has arrived at the Port of Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 861
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Potteries picks a wafer

August 8 - August 8 - UK-based Potteries Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a Goldhofer STZ-VP 2 wafer deck low loader.
Views: 512
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Indiana-Burns development on track

August 8 - August 8 - The US Department of Transportation has recommended to Congress that the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor receive one of 10 Fastlane small project grants for 2017.
Views: 656
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WWL ALS opens in Norway

August 7 - August 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Service (WWL ALS) is expanding into the Scandinavian market and will take over the Wilhelmsen Ships Services Nordic (WSS Nordic) offices in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 1092
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Multraship moves tug to Burgas

August 7 - August 7 - Towage and salvage specialist Multraship is strengthening its position in the Black Sea region by transferring its Damen-built tugboat, Multratug 26, to the Port of Burgas, Bulgaria.
Views: 762
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West Coast ports ratify agreement

August 7 - August 7 - US West Coast longshore workers have ratified the three-year contract extension with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).
Views: 302
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Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement

August 7 - August 7 - Volga-Dnepr is exploring the prospects for the development of a replacement super-heavy cargo transporter, which it hopes will be 35 - 40 percent more efficient than the Antonov AN-124, both technically and economically.
Views: 1119
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ZPMC confirms GPO stake

August 7 - August 7 - China's Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has confirmed that it is taking a 50 percent shareholding in Greenland Heavylift Holdings (Hong Kong).
Views: 1061
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Legger rolls into Oceanteam

August 4 - August 4 - Former ceo of RollDock Diederik Legger has been appointed to the board of directors of Oceanteam, a Norwegian-Dutch offshore service provider.
Views: 749
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Europe Cargo completes pipe project

August 4 - August 4 - Europe Cargo, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Belgium, has handled the unloading of 20 pipes, ranging in length from 39.2 m to 44 m, at the Port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 987
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Dooley named as BDP cfo

August 4 - August 4 - Global logistics and transportation solutions company BDP International has named Todd Dooley as chief financial officer (cfo), effective immediately.
Views: 730
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Scholpp secures a Demag

August 4 - August 4 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 640
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TsAGI unveils new freighter concept

August 4 - August 4 - Russia's Central Aero-hydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) unveiled a concept for a heavy transport aircraft at the MAKS-2017 airshow in Moscow.
Views: 532
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Straightpoint gear for sewer lift

August 3 - August 3 - Dynamic Rigging Hire (DRH) has supplied the rigging equipment, including a 25-tonne capacity wireless load shackle from Straightpoint, for the removal of a large hydraulic cylinder at a Melbourne Water sewer pump station in Australia.
Views: 589
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PLA members on the move

August 3 - August 3 - Actanis Project Cargo, member of the Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) in Spain and Portugal, has transported four 361-ton (327.5-tonne) modules for the Kuwait GT5 refinery project.
Views: 720
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Crowley tow-out for US Gulf installation

August 3 - August 3 - Crowley Maritime's ocean class tugboats and 455-series high-deck strength barges recently played an integral role in the tow-out and installation of Hess' Stampede tension-leg platform (TLP) in the deep waters of the US Gulf.
Views: 320
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Leadership changes at Intermarine

August 3 - August 3 - Al Stanley has stepped down as president and ceo of project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargo carrier Intermarine, effective immediately.
Views: 852
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Seaboard Marine enhances services

August 3 - August 3 - Effective August 23, 2017, Seaboard Marine will begin offering two weekly sailings from PortMiami to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica, both having a three day transit, one leaving Miami every Wednesday, the other every Friday.
Views: 634
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Bishop Lifting takes Matex Wire Rope

August 3 - August 3 - SBP Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Bishop Lifting Products, has acquired Kilgore, USA-based, Matex Wire Rope.
Views: 789
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Liebherr expands in Australia

August 2 - August 2 - Liebherr Maritime will expand its business in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands by establishing full service, spares and sales activities in the region.
Views: 861
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Crystal clear job for ALE

August 2 - August 2 - ALE's joint venture in Canada, ALE Roll-Lift, has transported a 258-tonne crystalliser for JNE Welding and Veolia Water Solutions in Saskatchewan.
Views: 489
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Transformer moves in Bristol

August 2 - August 2 - Osprey Heavy Lift has handled a 138-tonne transformer at the Avonmouth Docks, a part of the Port of Bristol, UK.
Views: 499
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Brazil ends pact with Chile

August 1 - August 1 - Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX) has decided not to renew the maritime agreement with Chile, established in 1975, which stipulated that only Brazilian or Chilean flagged vessels could operate between the two countries.
Views: 517
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West Coast ports set to extend CBA

August 1 - August 1 - US West Coast longshore workers have completed voting on whether to extend their collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), with early projections indicating that the three-year extension will pass.
Views: 327
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GAC expands in São Luis

August 1 - August 1 - GAC Brazil has continued its regional expansion with the opening of a ninth office in Brazil at São Luis.
Views: 522
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Transaid trains Ugandan drivers

August 1 - August 1 - Transaid, the international development organisation, has started a major project to develop heavy goods vehicle and passenger service vehicle driver training in Uganda.
Views: 803
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Ukraine clarifies Antonov situation

August 1 - August 1 - Following potentially misleading reports in some media, Antonov Airlines has issued a statement that seeks to clarify the situation in regards to the company.
Views: 638

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