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Sectors News from November 2018

Matson modernisation programme kicks off thumbnail image

Matson modernisation programme kicks off

November 30 - Honolulu-headquartered shipping line Matson has added the first of four 3,600 teu containerships that will join its Hawaiian service over the next two years.
Views: 2797
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Crowley integrates liner division

November 30 - Crowley Maritime Corporation will complete the merger of its liner services group into Crowley Logistics on January 1, 2019.
Views: 3106
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UK port breaks ground at O&M base

November 28 - The UK’s Harwich International port has officially started construction of a GBP10 million (USD12.75 million) operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Galloper offshore wind farm.
Views: 3262
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Expedited freighter delivery to China

November 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has successfully completed the delivery of 21 tonnes of equipment to China on two charter flights originating from Orebro, Sweden.
Views: 2818
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EC approves German bank sale

November 27 - The European Commission (EC) has approved the privatisation of German state-owned HSH Nordbank to a consortium of private equity funds led by J.C. Flowers and Cerberus.
Views: 2758
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Röhlig restructures executive board

November 26 - Philip W. Herwig, managing partner and chief sales officer at Röhlig Logistics, has been elected as chairman of the company’s executive board.
Views: 2614
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Bremer Lloyd wins Borkum contract

November 26 - Bremer Lloyd has secured the contract to transport 96 rotor blades for the 200 MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm, located in the North Sea. 
Views: 2913
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New sulphur regulations for Hong Kong and Taiwan

November 23 - Hong Kong and Taiwan will implement a local 0.5 percent sulphur cap from January 1, 2019, one year ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) sulphur 2020 regulations, according to insurance provider Gard.
Views: 3205
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Lim secures second term as head of IMO

November 23 - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council has agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as secretary general of the organisation for a second four-year term.
Views: 2707
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CEVA expands managerial team

November 22 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Milton Tadeau Pimenta as managing director for Australia and New Zealand, effective January 2019.
Views: 2940
Visser steps up at Buss Eemshaven thumbnail image

Visser steps up at Buss Eemshaven

November 22 - Buss Terminal Eemshaven in the Netherlands has appointed Reindert-Jan Visser as managing director, joining Martin van den Heuvel.
Views: 2768
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Heavy-duty transport emissions set to decline

November 21 - Reaching net-zero carbon emissions for heavy industry and heavy-duty transport sectors is technically and financially possible by mid-century – 2050 in developed countries and 2060 in developing countries - according to the Energy Transitions Commission.
Views: 3225
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Orion launched in China

November 21 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel, Orion, has been launched at the Cosco Qidong shipyard in China.
Views: 3199
ALE partners with Dundee and OM Heavy Lift thumbnail image

ALE partners with Dundee and OM Heavy Lift

November 21 - ALE has entered an agreement with the port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift, a subsidiary of OilMac, to provide port services for the renewable energy sector.
Views: 3340
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Fednav inks additional Optimarin order

November 21 - Optimarin has signed a contract to supply Canada-based shipping line Fednav with seven of its US Coast Guard (USCG) approved ballast water treatment systems.
Views: 2686
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Companies prepare for Brexit

November 20 - While Germany's Cuxhaven Port Association plans to intensify its preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) next year, industrial relocation logistics company Modpack Group is optimistic about the opportunities Brexit will bring.
Views: 3511
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Lucina heads for auction

November 20 - Eggar Forrester is auctioning off the multipurpose vessel Lucina in Amsterdam on December 14, on behalf of mortgagees Caterpillar Financial Services.
Views: 2827
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Conbit knuckles down with boom crane

November 20 - Conbit, a subsidiary of transport engineering company ALE, has acquired a telescopic knuckle boom crane designed for offshore lifting – the CK050F.
Views: 2890
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Ulber set to leave Panalpina

November 20 - Peter Ulber will not stand for re-election as chairman of the board of Panalpina at the company’s next annual general meeting on May 9, 2019. 
Views: 2672
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Stolberg hires new representation

November 20 - Reports in the German media indicate that Niels Stolberg, former chief executive of Beluga Shipping, has hired a new lawyer in an attempt to avoid his 42-month prison sentence.
Views: 2811
Volga-Dnepr delivers for GECAS thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr delivers for GECAS

November 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered two GE-90 engines and accompanying aerospace equipment for GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
Views: 2771
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Mammoet adds Hamburg office

November 19 - Mammoet Germany intends to open a branch office in Hamburg on December 13, 2018.
Views: 2989
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Chipolbrok loads in Hamburg

November 19 - Chipolbrok has loaded its heavy lift vessel Leopold Staff with a variety of over-dimensional cargoes, including power plant equipment destined for Jordan, at the C. Steinweg Terminal in Hamburg.
Views: 2881
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ALE expands jacking capacity in Europe

November 19 - ALE is expanding its fleet of jacking solutions with the delivery of a multi-point Mega Jack 300 system to its UK branch, bringing the total number of towers in the company’s global fleet to over 20.
Views: 3024
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Everett adopts 2019 budget

November 16 - The port of Everett has adopted its operating budget for 2019, earmarking USD58.7 million for new capital investment.
Views: 2730
Entries open for 2019 ESTA awards thumbnail image

Entries open for 2019 ESTA awards

November 16 - Entries are now being accepted for the European crane and heavy transport industry’s 2019 ESTA Awards.
Views: 2837
Sarens opens Russian depot thumbnail image

Sarens opens Russian depot

November 15 - In order to support the regional oil and gas sector, Sarens has opened a crane depot in Tyumen, Russia.
Views: 3329
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Multipurpose rates edge up

November 15 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have marginally increased over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2649
Yilport takes Liebherr delivery thumbnail image

Yilport takes Liebherr delivery

November 15 - Yilport Holding has taken delivery of two Liebherr LHM 600 mobile cranes for its recently acquired terminal in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala.
Views: 2871
Omega Morgan powers through Washington thumbnail image

Omega Morgan powers through Washington

November 14 - Heavy rigging and transportation specialist Omega Morgan has handled the delivery of a 209-tonne transformer for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Rock Creek substation. 
Views: 3097
Dan-Czech completes multimodal move thumbnail image

Dan-Czech completes multimodal move

November 14 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered three 73-tonne oxygen vessels from Kreuztal in Germany to Ostrava in the Czech Republic.
Views: 3144
NYK confirms NCA fleet reduction thumbnail image

NYK confirms NCA fleet reduction

November 14 - NYK Group, the parent company of Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), has confirmed that the airline will scale down the size of its freighter fleet to only one variation of Boeing 747.
Views: 2976
Sarens set for Mozambique branch thumbnail image

Sarens set for Mozambique branch

November 14 - Heavy lift and engineered transport provider, Sarens, is set to open a branch and depot in Mozambique.
Views: 3332
BIMCO develops bunker clauses ahead of Sulphur 2020 thumbnail image

BIMCO develops bunker clauses ahead of Sulphur 2020

November 13 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has developed two bunker clauses to support the implementation of International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) sulphur 2020 regulations, which come into force on January 1, 2020. 
Views: 3350
Out of this world shipment for Volga-Dnepr  thumbnail image

Out of this world shipment for Volga-Dnepr 

November 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Bolloré Logistics have delivered one of the first European Service Modules (ESM) for the Orion space programme, which aims to transport astronauts beyond low Earth orbit. 
Views: 2706
Class 8 orders on the up thumbnail image

Class 8 orders on the up

November 13 - Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck orders for October 2018, standing at 43,000 units.
Views: 2818
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Fagioli moves in Marghera

November 13 - Fagioli has moved two hydrocracking reactors, with a combined total weight of more than 3,000 tonnes, at the port of Marghera, Italy.
Views: 3265
Damen delivery for Smit Lamnalco thumbnail image

Damen delivery for Smit Lamnalco

November 12 - Rotterdam-headquartered Smit Lamnalco has taken delivery of the final two ASD Tugs 3212 in its series of newbuilds from Damen.
Views: 2583
First Boskalis vessels to be scrapped thumbnail image

First Boskalis vessels to be scrapped

November 9 - In its third quarter results, Royal Boskalis Westminster confirmed that the first of its 11 “heavily loss-making” heavy transport vessels will be scrapped in the fourth quarter.
Views: 3300
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Banks reduce shipping exposure

November 9 - As banks continue to distance themselves from the shipping sector, two of Germany’s prominent lenders - Commerzbank and Nord/LB - have announced further reductions in their shipping portfolios.
Views: 3273
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Somers steps down from Geodis

November 7 - Philippe Somers has stepped down from his role as senior vice president of Industrial Projects at Geodis, as the company reorganises its project logistics and oil and gas activities.
Views: 4569
Virginia gets the go-ahead thumbnail image

Virginia gets the go-ahead

November 7 - The port of Virginia has secured full federal authorisation for its project to deepen and widen Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels.
Views: 2965
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AAL opens in Genoa

November 6 - AAL has opened an office in Genoa, Italy, strengthening the carrier’s European network.
Views: 3231
Lochmann steps up at Geodis Germany thumbnail image

Lochmann steps up at Geodis Germany

November 6 - Geodis has appointed Antje Lochmann as managing director of Geodis Freight Forwarding Germany, effective November 1, 2018.
Views: 3410
Technip picks Jumbo for Leviathan project thumbnail image

Technip picks Jumbo for Leviathan project

November 6 - Technip has awarded Jumbo a contract for the transportation and installation of a 410-tonne subsea production manifold for the Leviathan development, located off the coast of Israel.
Views: 3968
Yilport invests in Puerto Quetzal thumbnail image

Yilport invests in Puerto Quetzal

November 6 - Yilport has signed a contract with Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala that will see the Turkish operator take a 55 percent share in the port and handle the multipurpose quay operations.
Views: 3290
Beaumont secures Main Street grant thumbnail image

Beaumont secures Main Street grant

November 5 - The port of Beaumont in Texas has been awarded a USD5 million grant from the US Economic Development Administration for the construction of the first phase of the Main Street Terminal 1 project.
Views: 3310
Höegh calls on Optimarin thumbnail image

Höegh calls on Optimarin

November 5 - Höegh Autoliners has placed an order with ballast water treatment system manufacturer Optimarin for ten retrofitted units.
Views: 2711
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Ognedal joins WaterFront

November 2 - Global ship agency WaterFront Maritime Services has appointed Tormod Ognedal as business development manager for Europe.
Views: 2948
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Volga-Dnepr's speedy solution

November 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has handled the urgent transportation of an 8-tonne engine, measuring 3 m wide, using one of its Ilyushin Il-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 2863
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BNSF Logistics on track with railcar

November 2 - BNSF Logistics has expanded its fleet with the addition of a 20-axle railcar, the TEXX 900, which the USA-based logistics provider says provides more options for customers moving heavy and over-dimensional loads.
Views: 3259
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Bellingham partners with Ports America

November 2 - The port of Bellingham in Washington, USA, has signed a three-year service contract with Ports America, with the option for two additional three-year terms.
Views: 3261
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Specialized Transportation Symposium registration opens

November 1 - Registration opens today, November 1, for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's (SC&RA) Specialized Transportation Symposium, which takes place next year from February 19-22 in Houston, Texas.
Views: 3049
Liebherr set for Karmsund delivery thumbnail image

Liebherr set for Karmsund delivery

November 1 - Norway-based port operator Karmsund Havn has signed a contract with Liebherr for a 154-tonne lifting capacity LHM 550 mobile harbour crane, with the option for four additional units.
Views: 2985
Stehle set to join Zeamarine thumbnail image

Stehle set to join Zeamarine

November 1 - Zeamarine has appointed Dominik Stehle, former executive vice president of deugro Group, as chief commercial officer, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 3548

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