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Sectors News from October 2018

Coordinadora sails to Saudi Arabia thumbnail image

Coordinadora sails to Saudi Arabia

October 31 - Coordinadora has transported five slug catchers, weighing 2,008 tonnes each, from Gijón, Spain to the Fadhili gas plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 3336
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BBC partners with Seaboard for joint service

October 30 - BBC Chartering has entered a strategic cooperation with Seaboard Marine to improve its services between the US Gulf Coast, Jamaica and ports in Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
Views: 3712
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Inglessis steps up at UK P&I

October 30 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Nicholas Inglessis as chairman, succeeding Alan Olivier.
Views: 3626
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A Winter's tale for RHB terminal

October 30 - United Heavy Lift’s Tasmanic Winter has arrived at RHB Stevedoring’s independent terminal at the port of Rotterdam to discharge 24 Damen tugboats and pontoons. 
Views: 2856
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Martin Bencher opens in Canada

October 30 - Martin Bencher Group has expanded its presence in North America with the opening of an office in Vancouver, Canada. 
Views: 2901
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Al-Mubarak joins Saudia Cargo

October 30 - Saudi Airlines Cargo has appointed Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak as chief ground handling officer for Saudia Cargo.
Views: 2846
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PCN partners with WiseTech

October 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has partnered with WiseTech Global, the technology company behind the CargoWise One single-platform software.
Views: 2574
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Tiong Woon says hi to Brunei

October 29 - Singapore-headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has established a wholly-owned subsidiary in Brunei.
Views: 2657
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Car carriers on the up

October 26 - Increased focus on high and heavy as well as breakbulk and project cargo is providing some relief for car carriers, with operators ordering more flexible vessel designs in recent years, says global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 2929
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Rotterdam invests in Pecém

October 26 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed an investment agreement with the port of Pecém in Brazil that will see the European port invest approximately EUR75 million (USD85 million) in Pecém’s port complex.
Views: 2910
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Jan De Nul names recent fleet addition

October 26 - Jan De Nul Group has held a naming ceremony at the port of Ostend in Belgium for the offshore installation vessel that it acquired from Vroon Group in July 2018.
Views: 3365
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CEVA and CMA CGM deepen partnership

October 25 - CEVA Logistics plans to broaden its partnership with CMA CGM through the acquisition of the latter’s freight management business and the provision of an exit option for CEVA shareholders.
Views: 2968
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CLA adds fourth Boeing

October 25 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 747 freighter. 
Views: 2844
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Townsville see first of six pipe shipments

October 25 - A shipment of 564 pipes has been delivered to the port of Townsville as part of the northern Australian city’s Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project (HPDP).
Views: 2894
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Crowley christens El Coquí

October 24 - Crowley Maritime has christened its con-ro vessel El Coquí, which it says is among the first of its kind to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), at the port of Jacksonville’s (Jaxport) cruise terminal.
Views: 2655
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Pallas set for LM-100J launch

October 23 - Lockheed Martin has announced that Pallas Aviation will be the first commercial freighter operator of its LM-100J, a variant of its C-130 Super Hercules aircraft.
Views: 2661
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Parrott steps up at Metro Ports

October 23 - Metro Ports has promoted David Parrott to vice president operations for its US Gulf Coast, East Coast and Great Lakes regions. 
Views: 2534
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AAPA names new officers

October 23 - William D. Friedman, president and ceo of the port of Cleveland, has succeeded Steve Cernak as chairman of the board for the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). 
Views: 2564
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Smits to step down at Rotterdam

October 23 - Paul Smits will step down from his position as chief financial officer of the Port of Rotterdam Authority on June 1, 2019, following the expiry of his term.
Views: 2601
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Houston, we have a problem: Wood wasps

October 22 - C Logistics Solutions (CLS) has supported the delivery of equipment to a chemical plant in Houston after the US authorities found the packing to be contaminated with wood wasps and ordered the cargoes to be reloaded and the vessel ejected from the port.
Views: 2938
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P&L adds Faymonville trailer

October 22 - South Africa’s P&L Machine Moving and Rigging has acquired a six-axle MultiMAX semi-trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 3390
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NHH handles dump truck delivery

October 22 - Australia’s National Heavy Haulage (NHH), part of the National Group, has delivered five Ultra-Class Liebherr T 282 C dump trucks to BHP Billiton’s Peak Downs mining site in Queensland.
Views: 2973
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PLA members team up

October 19 - Alexander Global Logistics, in cooperation with C.H. Robinson and ILG Logistics, has transported 24 mining dump trucks, each weighing 300 tons (272 tonnes), from various locations in Europe and the Americas.
Views: 2783
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BOW Terminal to build Eemshaven hub

October 19 - BOW Terminal has signed an agreement with Groningen Seaports that will see the Flushing-based company establish an additional logistics hub on 22 ha of land in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
Views: 2738
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LiftEx heads to Milton Keynes

October 19 - The LiftEx exhibition and LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) Awards 2018 will take place from November 14-15 at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes, UK.
Views: 2935
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Multipurpose rates edge up

October 19 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have increased over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2786
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Chapman Freeborn adds Canadian rep

October 19 - Chapman Freeborn has launched a partnership with GTA Air Solutions, which will see the Mississauga-based company act as the charter broker’s representative in the Canadian market.
Views: 2843
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BNSF handles boiler move

October 18 - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of a boiler, weighing 255,000 lbs (115.7 tonnes), from Houston, Texas to Hawesville, Kentucky.
Views: 2955
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Meriaura adds dry cargo duo

October 18 - Finland's VG-Shipping, part of the Meriaura Group, has acquired two 4,100 dwt dry cargo vessels.
Views: 2885
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Collett's super transformer delivery

October 18 - Earlier this year, Collett & Sons transported a 170-tonne super-grid transformer from Ellesmere Port to the Cellarhead substation in Stoke-on-Trent, UK.
Views: 3092
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C.H. Robinson handles the pressure 

October 18 - C.H. Robinson has handled the movement of a pressure vessel from Texas to Houston City Docks for onward transportation to the UK. 
Views: 2863
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Nagle set to retire from AAPA

October 18 - Kurt J. Nagle, president and ceo of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), will retire from the association in 2019 following more than 33 years of service.
Views: 2744
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ChartCo partners with MeteoGroup

October 17 - Global supplier of maritime and digital data and compliance services, ChartCo, has selected MeteoGroup to provide its weather routing technology services through its OneOcean platform.
Views: 2755
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for DHL

October 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 38-ton (34.5-tonne) crankshaft from Mexico to India on its Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.
Views: 3119
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Rostock eyes heavy-duty berth

October 17 - Germany’s Rostock Port has received a grant worth approximately EUR5.4 million (USD6.24 million) for the construction of the heavy-duty berth 15, which will be able to accommodate heavier loads.
Views: 2789
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GeoSea wins Borssele contract

October 16 - Ørsted has awarded GeoSea, part of the DEME Group, a contract for the transportation and installation of 94 foundations for the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farms in the Netherlands.
Views: 13385
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Silk Way adds Tianjin call

October 16 - Silk Way West Airlines is introducing a weekly service connecting its global hub in Baku, Azerbaijan to Tianjin, China.
Views: 2492
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ACL christens Atlantic Sun

October 15 - Atlantic Container Lines (ACL) has christened one of its fourth-generation container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessels, Atlantic Sun, at the port of New York and New Jersey.
Views: 2595
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Hellman restructures management

October 15 - Reiner Heiken is set to take over as ceo of Hellman Group, effective December 1, 2018, following a restructuring programme led by outgoing ceo Dr Thomas Knecht.
Views: 2789
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Turkish Cargo eyes New Airport hub

October 15 - With Turkey’s Istanbul New Airport scheduled to open at the end of the month, Turkish Cargo is preparing to relocate some of its freighter operations in 2019.
Views: 2570
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Able UK wins decommissioning contract

October 15 - Heerema Marine Contractors has awarded Able UK the contract to dismantle, recycle and dispose of ExxonMobil Canada’s offshore natural gas platforms, which have been operating off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.
Views: 2908
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CEVA names Sauzedde

October 15 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Guillaume Sauzedde as managing director of its Central and Eastern Europe cluster.
Views: 2756
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FIATA offers advice on container demurrage and detention

October 12 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association's (FIATA) Multimodal Transport Institute Working Group Sea has released its first best practice guide focusing on the charging of demurrage and detention.
Views: 2991
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Harren & Partner sells CFS

October 12 - Spain’s Pérez y Cía is set to acquire CFS Caribbean Feeder Services from German shipping company Harren & Partner.
Views: 3813
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Port crane set to come crashing down

October 12 - Later this month, the USA-based heavy lift and engineered transport company, Global Rigging and Transport (GRT) is set to use unconventional methods to remove a heavily corroded ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 3075
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DSV confirms offer to CEVA Logistics was rejected

October 11 - Denmark’s fast-growing logistics group DSV has issued an official statement confirming that its recent offer to takeover CEVA Logistics was rejected by the CEVA board.
Views: 3771
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New partners at Forth Ports

October 11 - Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) has sold minority stakes in UK port owner and operator Forth Ports to its investment partners GLIL Infrastructure (GLIL), First State Super, and Construction and Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus
Views: 3201
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ABC picks Liège for European hub

October 11 - Russian freighter operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has signed a ten-year lease agreement with Liège Airport that will see it set up its European hub at the Belgian gateway.
Views: 2815
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Ouyang launches offshore wind installer

October 10 - China-headquartered Ouyang Offshore has launched its newbuild wind turbine installation vessel, OuYang 1, at Dayang Offshore Equipment’s shipyard in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 2792
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C.H. Robinson opens in Cologne

October 9 - C.H. Robinson has expanded its footprint in Germany with the opening of an office in Cologne, its sixth location in the country.
Views: 2781
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DEME names Vandenbulcke

October 9 - Luc Vandenbulcke will succeed Alain Bernard as ceo of the DEME Group, effective January 1, 2019.
Views: 2751
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Yusen wins Spirit contract

October 9 - Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) has awarded Yusen Logistics UK a contract to handle the warehousing and inbound freight, as well as onward distribution of aerospace components.
Views: 2991
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Nautilus names Johnson

October 8 - Nautilus International has appointed Brian J. Johnson as chief commercial officer.
Views: 2409
Kothmaier adds Faymonville gear to fleet thumbnail image

Kothmaier adds Faymonville gear to fleet

October 5 - Austria’s A. Kothmaier Transport, located in Mondsee, has acquired a range of CombiMAX trailers and accessories from Luxembourg-headquartered manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 2786
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Arcus sells Forth Ports stake

October 5 - Arcus European Infrastructure Fund is set to sell its shares in Forth Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups, to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments).
Views: 2717
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GT USA invests in Wilmington

October 5 - GT USA, a subsidiary of UAE-based Gulftainer, is investing approximately USD600 million in the port of Wilmington as part of a 50-year concession agreement.
Views: 2651
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Grieg gains another star

October 4 - Grieg Star has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of the semi-open hatch vessel, Star Majesty.
Views: 2685
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Inward-looking policies threaten shipping's outlook

October 4 - Uncertainty arising from wide-ranging geopolitical, economic and trade policy risks is redefining the maritime transport landscape and shaping the sector’s outlook, says the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Views: 2579
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Industry seeks clarity ahead of Sulphur 2020

October 3 - A survey conducted by global shipping consultancy Drewry reveals that there is considerable unease among global shippers/beneficial cargo owners (BCO) and freight forwarders ahead of the IMO’s sulphur 2020 emissions regulations.
Views: 2877
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Entrec closes Capstan deal

October 3 - Entrec has completed the acquisition of Capstan Hauling, a heavy haul transportation provider that serves the oil and natural gas industry in northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia.
Views: 2686
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Buss cues up wind farm work

October 2 - Buss Group has signed an agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Senvion that will see the terminal operator support the development of the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm.
Views: 2368
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K+N sets sights on CIS

October 2 - With a primary focus on serving clients in the oil and gas as well as consumer goods industries, Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has opened offices in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, strengthening its logistics network in Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Views: 2563
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TGP acquires Natco Germany

October 2 - UK-based Trans Global Projects (TGP) has acquired Germany’s Natco GmbH, effective October 1, 2018.
Views: 3396
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BDP expands in South America

October 2 - BDP International is expanding its presence in South America with the opening of an office in Montevideo, the company’s first location in Uruguay. 
Views: 3344
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Dickey takes helm at Metro Ports

October 2 - Metro Ports has appointed Robert Dickey as president, responsible for all terminal and stevedoring operations.
Views: 2254
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NCA resumes Chicago service

October 2 - Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has recommenced its Narita to Chicago, USA service – the airline’s first transpacific freighter service to resume operation since the grounding of its entire fleet during June.
Views: 2169
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PPG concludes its 11th annual conference

October 1 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) announced that its 2019 annual conference will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as the network concluded its 11th annual conference in Portland, Oregon.
Views: 2287
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GAC UK opens Dundee office

October 1 - In response to increasing offshore and renewables activity in Scotland, GAC UK has opened an office in Dundee.
Views: 2140
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Nazzari joins Crane Worldwide

October 1 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Marco Nazzari as regional vice president for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA).
Views: 2432

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