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Eimskip ups Green service

November 30 - November 30 - Icelandic carrier Eimskip has launched a shortsea feeder shipping service between the Port of Halifax, Canada and Portland, USA.
Views: 616
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Everett overhauls freight corridor

November 30 - November 30 - The Port of Everett has completed the first phase of its 41st Street freight mobility project, improving the city's heavy haul freight corridor from the Interstate-5 highway to the port.
Views: 379
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Sun shines with CSL Asia

November 30 - November 30 - CSL Asia Shipping has loaded three 915-tonne river push tugs, each measuring 47.7 m in length and 14.36 m in width, onboard Pan Ocean's semi-submersible vessel Sun Shine at Shanghai Baoshan North Anchorage.
Views: 751
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Enerpac SPMT weathers the HI-STORM

November 30 - November 30 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has supplied Holtec International, a diversified energy technology company, with a self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT).
Views: 344
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VTG wins Linde contract

November 30 - November 30 - VTG Rail Logistics has been contracted by The Linde Group to transport large-scale Asian and European components for a natural gas processing plant under construction in the Amur region of Russia.
Views: 574
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Beluga keeps production line running

November 29 - November 29 - Moscow-based Beluga Projects Logistic has completed the first phase of a complex project at the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.
Views: 526
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Cargolux deals with NCA

November 29 - November 29 - Cargolux has signed a cooperation agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) that allows both partners access to each other's capacity through code-share and space swap agreements.
Views: 455
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Megatrans adds with ADDrive

November 29 - November 29 - Megatrans and Service, a wholly owned subsidiary of Thailand's T.S.K. Crane Service, has acquired a Goldhofer THP module with ADDrive.
Views: 576
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Mammoet expands at Freeport

November 29 - November 29 - Mammoet USA has completed the expansion of its site at Port Freeport in Texas, USA.
Views: 539
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New cranes at Port of Savannah

November 28 - November 28 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced four new neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Savannah.
Views: 673
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USS Fitzgerald returns... to Yokosuka

November 28 - November 28 - The USS Fitzgerald has returned to the US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan after suffering damages to its hull during the loading onboard Dockwise's heavy lift vessel Transshelf.
Views: 500
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TIV adds with Konecranes

November 28 - November 28 - Terminale Intermodale Venezia (TIV), a joint venture of Mariner and Marinvest, has acquired a second Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour crane for its terminal in Marghera, the Port of Venice.
Views: 365
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Locar moves in Brazil

November 28 - November 28 - Locar Brazil, on behalf of Bertling Logistics Brazil, has transported a 361-ton (327.5-tonne) generator from the Port of Pelotas to the UTE Pampa Sul power plant in Candiota.
Views: 660
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OOS and Fanzhou sign MoU

November 28 - November 28 - OOS International and Jiangsu Fanzhou Shipping have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a strategic alliance and expand the coverage of their vessels globally.
Views: 712
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FMT inks Albany deal

November 28 - November 28 - The Albany Port District Commission, USA has signed a 10-year agreement with Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) to provide longshore and other cargo handling services at the port.
Views: 686
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Longview looks ahead

November 27 - November 27 - The Port of Longview in Washington, USA, says it will make expansion of port infrastructure a key priority in its 2018 budget, capitalising on momentum from past years.
Views: 497
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ABC sticks with Liège


November 27 - November 27 - Despite regaining its lost slots at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, AirBridgeCargo (ABC) will retain its freighter calls to Belgium's Liège Airport.
Views: 401
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Rotterdam reappoints Castelein

November 27 - November 27 - Allard Castelein has been reappointed as ceo of the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
Views: 494
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Anchors aweigh for Beluga Projects

November 27 - November 27 - Beluga Projects Logistic has been contracted to transport and install an anchor system on the Kola Bay seabed in Murmansk, Russia.
Views: 498
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Container volumes set to break record

November 27 - November 27 - Container volume growth continues apace with loaded shipments on course to break 200 million teu in 2017, says global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 721
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PCN members keeping busy

November 27 - November 27 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has delivered 49 wind turbines to a project site near Bluff Point in Indiana, USA.
Views: 1047
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A Triumph for Turkish shipyard

November 24 - November 24 - Besiktas Shipyard in Turkey reports it has completed repairs and maintenance on the Dockwise-owned semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Triumph.
Views: 626
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Extended Breeze sets sail

November 24 - November 24 - The lengthening programme of Finnlines' vessels is in full swing in the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, with the first of four of its vessels extended by approximately 30 m.
Views: 697
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Shipowners welcome emissions agreement

November 24 - November 24 - Following intensive negotiations, which came to an end two weeks ago, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers and the European Commission reached a provisional agreement on the reform of the emissions trading system, which has now
Views: 445
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EXG handles crane quartet

November 24 - November 24 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGC) from Nhava Sheva to Mundra, India.
Views: 553
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Davies Crane adds Grove duo

November 24 - November 24 - UK crane rental company Davies Crane Hire has added two long boom Grove all terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 475
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B&B and Portlog team up

November 23 - November 23 - France-based B&B International and Mexico's Portlog International have arranged the transport of an injection unit and accessories from the Port of Antwerp to Altamira Port, Mexico.
Views: 436
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Blyth sets its sights on decommissioning

November 23 - November 23 - The UK's Port of Blyth is set to move into the offshore decommissioning market following a successful application for a decommissioning licence from the UK Environment Agency.
Views: 435
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Advantis relocates power plant

November 23 - November 23 - Advantis Projects, the Sri Lanka-based project logistics arm of Hayleys Advantis Group, has relocated the 24 MW Lakdhanavai power plant from Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka to Nyala, Sudan.
Views: 752
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AAL appoints Schutzbier

November 23 - November 23 - AAL has appointed Marc Schutzbier as commercial manager of its Canadian operations.
Views: 471
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ALE completes lifts in London

November 22 - November 22 - ALE has completed the heavy lifting operations for the Earls Court redevelopment project in London, UK.
Views: 591
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WWPC members join forces

November 22 - November 22 - Holleman Bulgaria and Germany's LS International Cargo combined forces to transport oversized tanks from Plovdiv to the Port of Burgas, Bulgaria.
Views: 536
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Maersk Line names president

November 22 - November 22 - Effective December 1, 2017, the veteran Maersk senior manager, Omar Shamsie (pictured below), will become president of Maersk Line in North America.
Views: 501
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Faktor 5 delivers

November 21 - November 21 - Lee & Muirhead used its Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge to transport a 405-ton (367.4-tonne) generator stator over a distance of 500 km (310 miles) in India.
Views: 520
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UECC loads at St Petersburg

November 21 - November 21 - UECC has loaded seven locomotives onboard its ro-ro vessel, Auto Energy, during a recent call at St. Petersburg.
Views: 448
Digging & Rigging goes for Faymonville thumbnail image

Digging & Rigging goes for Faymonville

November 21 - November 21 - Maryland, USA-headquartered Digging & Rigging has acquired 13 axle lines of G-SL ModulMAX and PowerMAX trailers, manufactured by Faymonville.
Views: 430
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Fesco bores into Moscow

November 21 - November 21 - Fesco Transportation has completed the delivery of five tunnel boring machine shields from Shanghai to Moscow.
Views: 808
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PCN Annual Summit opens in Prague

November 20 - November 20 - Project Cargo Network's (PCN) 2017 Annual Summit opened today in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Views: 921
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Crowley helps Puerto Rico rebuild

November 20 - November 20 - ­Crowley Maritime is transporting an initial batch of what will total 32,000 utility poles from the USA to Puerto Rico to help restore the island's power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Views: 471
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Weber to leave Panalpina

November 20 - November 20 - Panalpina's chief operating officer (coo), Andy Weber, is to leave the company at the end of the year for personal reasons.
Views: 230
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Optimarin offers five-year guarantee

November 20 - November 20 - Optimarin is claiming a first for the ballast water treatment (BWT) segment by offering a five-year parts and servicing guarantee.
Views: 291
Freja names Swedish boss thumbnail image

Freja names Swedish boss

November 20 - November 20 - Denmark-based Freja Transport & Logistics has named Anders Ekroth as managing director for its Swedish division.
Views: 437
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Goole keeps it cool

November 17 - November 17 - Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Goole in the UK has welcomed the delivery of air cooling condenser components destined for Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2), owned by energy provider SSE.
Views: 468
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OL adds US office

November 17 - November 17 - OL International Holdings has acquired the US office of Transitainer Global, based in Long Beach, California.
Views: 690
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Cat sails to Canada

November 17 - November 17 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS), part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has loaded a 210-ton (190.5-tonne) catamaran onboard Harren & Partner's multipurpose vessel Palabora, at the Port of Emden, Germany.
Views: 669
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Rollit steams ahead

November 16 - November 16 - Rollit Cargo has transported a 135-tonne steam boiler from Valencia, Spain to Strasbourg, France.
Views: 474
EXG moves in Mumbai thumbnail image

EXG moves in Mumbai

November 16 - November 16 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has completed the port handling, Customs clearance and transportation of four autoclaves at Mumbai Port.
Views: 433
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Steder moves in Djibouti

November 16 - November 16 - Steder Group has transported three transformers, each weighing 110 tonnes, from Djibouti to a project site in Ethiopia.
Views: 359
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Fesco wins Great Wall contract

November 16 - November 16 - Haval Motor Manufacturing Rus, a subsidiary of Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall Motors, has contracted Fesco Transportation Group to deliver production equipment to the Haval car plant, under construction in the Tula region of Russia.
Views: 651
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Weighty crane investment for QF

November 15 - November 15 - Project forwarding specialist Quality Freight (QF) UK has invested GBP700,000 (USD920,000) in a Terex Fuchs MHL390 material handling crane.
Views: 573
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WWL rolls into Melbourne

November 15 - November 16 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) Australia has transported one of the world's largest capacity tower cranes, the Marr M2480D, from Perth to Melbourne for the Chevron-operated Gorgon project on Barrow Island.
Views: 561
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Swire set to serve Portland

November 15 - November 15 - Swire Shipping will introduce a liner service from the Port of Portland's Terminal 6 in January 2018.
Views: 579
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SC&RA heads to St. Louis

November 15 - November 15 - Registration for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's (SC&RA) 2018 Specialized Transportation Symposium is now open.
Views: 450
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Blade arrives at Castellón

November 15 - November 15 - The first LM Wind 73.5-m wind turbine blade arrived at the Port of Castellón, Spain on October 20, destined for the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany.
Views: 292
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Rhenus expands with RBG

November 14 - November 14 - Mierka Beteiligungs (MBG), port operator at the Danube Port of Krems, has changed its name to Rhenus Beteiligungs (RBG).
Views: 659
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DFDS acquires Alphatrans

November 14 - November 14 - Shipping and logistics group DFDS will acquire all the shares in the Dutch logistics company Alphatrans Group.
Views: 851
Allseas set for biggest-ever ship thumbnail image

Allseas set for biggest-ever ship

November 14 - November 14 - Dutch specialist heavy lift shipping group, Allseas has confirmed that it is going ahead with the development of a vessel even larger than Pioneering Spirit.
Views: 515
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Emirates signs MoU with Dubai's space centre

November 14 - November 14 - Emirates SkyCargo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai's Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), to become the centre's preferred logistics partner.
Views: 354
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JJP evolves with Actros

November 14 - November 14 - JJP Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a second-hand Actros Evolution 2545 tractor unit from Mercedes Benz, providing the pulling power for the transport of historic locomotives and buses in the UK.
Views: 505
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Nantes is calling for COLI

November 13 - November 13 - COLI Shipping & Transport France has commenced operations based in Nantes.
Views: 502
ALE unveils trio of innovations thumbnail image

ALE unveils trio of innovations

November 13 - November 13 - ALE has introduced three new innovations- the AL600 girder frame, a 1,000-tonne capacity TLG1000 telescopic lifting gantry and a route survey tool.
Views: 520
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deugro bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - deugro Canada has handled the transportation of the main bridge section from a fabrication yard in China to Victoria, Canada for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project.
Views: 854
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Steil adds with Liebherr

November 13 - November 13 - Trier, Germany-based Steil Kranarbeiten has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane, which features an 84 m telescopic boom and a 500-tonne lifting capacity.
Views: 580
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IOS and NorSea team up

November 13 - November 13 - NorSea Group (UK) and Independent Oilfield Services (IOS) have formed an alliance to provide a complete logistics, storage and inspection package to provide cost benefits for energy sector companies operating in the north-east of Scotland.
Views: 610
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Slight revenue uptick for Boskalis

November 10 - November 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster saw a slight increase in revenue in the third quarter of 2017, compared to the quarterly average reported for the first half of the year.
Views: 778
UTC St. Petersburg and COLI team-up thumbnail image

UTC St. Petersburg and COLI team-up

November 10 - November 10 - United Transport Company St. Petersburg (UTC) and Germany-based COLI Schiffahrt & Transport have formed a joint venture.
Views: 473
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High five for EXG

November 10 - November 10 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has completed the port handling, Customs clearance and transportation of five pieces of oversized cargo at the Port of Kolkata, India.
Views: 505
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Malhotra named at Hill Dickinson

November 9 - November 9 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed Sumeet Malhotra as a partner at its Singapore office.
Views: 1729
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Winning order for Konecranes

November 9 - November 9 - Winning Logistics, part of the Singapore-based Winning International Group, has purchased two Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes.
Views: 586
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Mammoet completes Apollo mission

November 9 - November 9 - Mammoet has transported the Apollo 4 capsule from the NASA Stennis Space Center in Pearlington, Mississippi to the nearby Infinity Science Center where it will be put on public display.
Views: 239
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Delta turns on the TAP

November 8 - November 8 - Delta Maritime has handled the transport and installation of Siemens turbo compressors and gas turbines in northern Greece at the Evros Kipoi Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) compressing station.
Views: 546
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B747 for Astral Aviation

November 8 - November 8 - Kenya-based Astral Aviation has signed a long-term aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement with Air Atlanta Icelandic, adding a factory-built Boeing 747-400 freighter to its fleet.
Views: 444
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Cargill called into Seko

November 8 - November 8 - Chris Cargill has joined Seko Logistics in the UK as group director to support the company's global network expansion and air and sea freight product development strategies.
Views: 505
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Silvasti completes loco-motion

November 8 - November 8 - Jyväskylä, Finland-based specialised transport firm Silvasti has moved a historic steam locomotive to its new home in Oulainen, Finland.
Views: 451
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Weserport opens Bremen berth

November 7 - November 7 - After three and a half years of construction, the port logistics company Weserport and the port company bremenports have inaugurated the new quay at Terminal 2 of Bremen's Hüttenhafen.
Views: 457
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WWL adds to service

November 7 - November 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Livorno, Italy as discharge ports on its Asia-Europe service.
Views: 521
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Mammoet swivels to success

November 7 - November 7 - Mammoet has transported nine process modules from the Port of Anacortes to Andeavor's refinery in Washington, USA for the latter's clean product upgrade project.
Views: 710
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Grimaldi welcomes Grande New York

November 7 - November 7 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande New York at the Jinling shipyard in Nanjing, China.
Views: 578
Globe Line's flash delivery thumbnail image

Globe Line's flash delivery

November 7 - November 7 - Globe Line Projects has transported a 110-tonne flash drum, measuring 22 m x 5.7 m x 6 m, from Hradec Králové in the Czech Republic to the Mozyr oil refinery in Mazyr, Belarus.
Views: 411
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Shipping needs to be cyber prepared

November 6 - November 6 - International law firm Ince & Co has advised shipping and transportation companies to prepare for more cyber attacks in the wake of recent high-profile incidents.
Views: 720
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Schiphol slots return for ABC

November 6 - November 6 - As a result of two days of negotiations, Dutch airline KLM and Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) have come to an agreement which will allow ABC to fully re-establish its operations to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), the Netherlands, as
Views: 496
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Auckland unveils 30-year plan

November 6 - November 6 - The Ports of Auckland in New Zealand has released its draft 30-year master plan which outlines port development projects intended to increase capacity and berth space until Auckland Council, the port owner, finds a new port location.
Views: 473
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CLA adds to network

November 3 - November 3 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding Tel Aviv, Israel to its growing network of scheduled freighter operations.
Views: 633
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Cosco shipping makes a Cogent offer

November 3 - November 3 - Beijing, China-based Cosco Shipping has made a voluntary conditional cash offer to acquire the Singapore-based logistics firm Cogent Holdings.
Views: 546
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Gulliver travels with MirTac

November 3 - November 3 - Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors have agreed to implement the MirTac's StarIPS Fleet Management solution on board the former's newly built heavy lift vessel Gulliver.
Views: 673
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Massive delivery for Port Kembla

November 3 - November 3 - Australia's Port Kembla has seen the delivery of some huge machinery in one of the port's biggest ever deliveries.
Views: 607
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Höegh handles Gold Coast cargo

November 3 - November 3 - Höegh Autoliners has transported the first two of four Bombardier trams from Germany to Australia for the extension of the Gold Coast Light Rail System (GCLR), on behalf of DB Schenker.
Views: 321
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Samson expands in Europe

November 2 - November 2 - The Netherlands-based United Offshore Services (UOS) has added Samson Saturn-12 and chafe products to its inventory, enabling it to offer synthetic tug mainlines and pendants.
Views: 662
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Logwin buys into SCI

November 2 - November 2 - Logistics company Logwin has taken a one-third stake in the Auckland, New Zealand-based freight forwarder Supply Chain International (SCI).
Views: 685
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Mammoet lifts in Louisiana

November 2 - November 2 - Earlier this year, Mammoet utilised its PTC 200 DS, the largest crane in its fleet, to lift a 350 ft (106.7 m) long, 1,600 tonne wash tower for the Lotte Chemical's Ethylene Glycol project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 506
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Yusen board agrees to NYK takeover

November 2 - November 2 - Shipping line Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) is set to take over its third-party logistics affiliate, Yusen Logistics.
Views: 679
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Barnhart expands in Kentucky

November 1 - November 1 - USA-based Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened a second location in Kentucky.
Views: 673
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SAL Engineering launched

November 1 - November 1 - Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner (H+P) has established SAL Engineering, a sister company to SAL Heavy Lift, which will provide specialised engineering services across its fleet, as well as to external customers.
Views: 768

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