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Sectors News from December 2018

It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic thumbnail image

It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic

December 31 - While the US port of Wilmington was welcoming its first load of SSAB/Swedish steel for the 2018-19 winter season, UK  logistics specialist AV Dawson secured a three-year extension to support British Steel’s steel rolling operations at two sites.
Views: 2119
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Mammoet relocates port crane

December 31 - Mammoet has relocated a port crane at the port of Montréal, Canada for terminal operator Termont Montréal.
Views: 2067
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SAL loads in Finland

December 28 - A 140-ton (127-tonne) Wärtsilä engine and six generators have been loaded on board SAL Heavy Lift’s vessel Annette in Mäntyluoto, Finland.
Views: 2387
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Nola partners with Ports America

December 28 - Ports America has signed a 50-year lease with the port of New Orleans to continue to operate the port's Napoleon Avenue and Nashville Avenue Terminals.
Views: 2703
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WWPC members team up for crane shipment

December 28 - Platetrade and Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics have teamed up to transport a dismantled crawler crane and two extendable trailers from China to Argentina.
Views: 2283
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GAC adds warehouse in Middle East

December 27 - Effective January 2019, GAC will open a warehouse and open storage yard at the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), the Middle East’s largest industrial zone.
Views: 2291
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MSC revises Asia, Europe services

December 27 - Effective March 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is planning significant revisions to its ocean network to better serve shippers moving cargo between Asia and Europe.
Views: 2568
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SGRE opts for Oostende for SeaMade

December 24 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has selected the Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) at the Belgium port for the construction of 58 wind turbines destined for the SeaMade offshore wind farm.
Views: 2575
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DFDS adds to lifting capacity in Immingham

December 24 - DFDS has taken delivery of a 124-tonne lifting capacity Liebherr mobile harbour crane at its terminal in Immingham, UK in preparation for the launch of enhanced DFDS liner services between Immingham, Norway and Belgium at the start of 2019.
Views: 2936
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Chipolbrok powers down to Chennai

December 21 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose heavy lift vessel Qian Kun has delivered a range of heavy and oversize pieces from Antwerp and Hamburg to Chennai, India.
Views: 2949
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Metalmark invests in T. Parker Host

December 20 - Having acquired the 254 acre (102 ha) Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, USA in October, maritime services provider T. Parker Host has received strategic investment from private equity firm Metalmark Capital.
Views: 2717
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Second Crowley con-ro delivered

December 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has taken delivery of its con-ro vessel Taíno, the last in a series of two vessels from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine.
Views: 2559
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Shipping confidence dips

December 17 - According to the latest survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens, shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018 falling to 6 out of a maximum score of 10.
Views: 2770
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Multipurpose charter rates continue to rise

December 17 - 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: 2749
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UAL's Caribbean expansion

December 14 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) will introduce a direct liner service connecting Europe with the Caribbean and the north coast of South America.
Views: 3071
Montecon orders third LHM 800 thumbnail image

Montecon orders third LHM 800

December 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes will deliver an LHM 800 mobile harbour crane to Montecon, a Uruguay-based terminal operator.
Views: 2696
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Koch set to crow for Coyne

December 12 - Effective January 2019, Tristan Koch will become managing director at Coyne Airways.
Views: 2701
Houston calling for Volga-Dnepr thumbnail image

Houston calling for Volga-Dnepr

December 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an operations base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.   
Views: 2772
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Beeton to the port of Tyne

December 11 - Effective January 7, 2019, Matt Beeton will become  ceo for the port of Tyne in the UK.
Views: 2804
Hansa Heavy Lift files for insolvency thumbnail image

Hansa Heavy Lift files for insolvency

December 10 - Years of rumours and hearsay came to a dramatic climax today following confirmation that Hansa Heavy Lift has filed for insolvency.
Views: 5438
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BIMCO launches bunker clauses

December 10 - BIMCO has launched two sulphur content related bunker clauses: BIMCO 2020 marine sulphur content clause for time charter parties; and BIMCO 2020 fuel transition clause for time charter parties.
Views: 2826
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Varanasi terminal inaugurated

December 10 - Liebherr mobile cranes have handled their first cargoes at the Varanasi inland waterway terminal, India.
Views: 2574
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Zeaborn backs technology investor

December 7 - Zeaborn Group has joined Bitstone Capital and Inno Real to invest in TecPier, a new maritime technology investor.
Views: 3137
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BIMCO set to tackle cyber security

December 6 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) expects to publish a cyber security clause in May 2019.
Views: 3438
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Coffey served at Atlas Air 

December 6 - Debora Coffey has been appointed as vice president and chief communications officer for Atlas Air Worldwide.  
Views: 3124
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Mammoet wins nuclear decommissioning contract

December 6 - Mammoet Germany will remove three steam generators and a pressure holder for German utility EnBW, as part of the dismantling of the Neckarwestheim I nuclear power plant (GKN I).
Views: 5132
MSC readies for additional costs from Sulphur 2020  thumbnail image

MSC readies for additional costs from Sulphur 2020 

December 6 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has estimated that the various changes it is making to comply with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sulphur 2020 regulations will cost the shipping line in excess of USD2 billion per year. 
Views: 3191
Ports restrict the use of scrubbers ahead of Sulphur 2020 thumbnail image

Ports restrict the use of scrubbers ahead of Sulphur 2020

December 6 - Exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), more commonly referred to as scrubbers, are an accepted way to comply with the upcoming Sulphur 2020 regulations, but several ports have banned the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters. 
Views: 3923
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JOC launches new breakbulk conference

December 5 - The Journal of Commerce (JOC) has established a new breakbulk and project cargo conference, which will be held for the first time in New Orleans, USA next year from April 29 - May 2.
Views: 2983
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Costs set to rise as Sulphur 2020 looms thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Costs set to rise as Sulphur 2020 looms

December 5 - With the 2020 deadline looming for the IMO’s sulphur cap, the industry is still uncertain about the best path to take for compliance. One thing seems to be assured, however, and that is price hikes for shippers and beneficial cargo owners.
Views: 2982
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GPA to develop inland port

December 4 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has confirmed that it will develop an inland port at Hall County, near Gainesville, Georgia.
Views: 2868
Italian terminal adds tenth MHC thumbnail image

Italian terminal adds tenth MHC

December 3 - Spinelli Group has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane (MHC) for its multipurpose terminal at Genoa, Italy.
Views: 2929

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