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Former Hansa duo to lead LOC Hamburg thumbnail image

Former Hansa duo to lead LOC Hamburg

June 26 - Marine and engineering consultancy LOC has opened an office in Hamburg as it aims to develop its renewables and shipping services in Europe. 
Views: 245
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Dan-Czech presses ahead

June 26 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered press parts from Hamburg, Germany to Sungwoo’s factory in Ostrava in the Czech Republic.
Views: 263
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Verhage joins DB Schenker

June 26 - DB Schenker has appointed Hessel Verhage as its ceo for the Americas region, effective August 1, 2019.
Views: 297
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Connor to lead AAPA 

June 25 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Christopher J. Connor to succeed Kurt Nagle as president and ceo. 
Views: 417
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ACS expands Australian presence

June 25 - Having opened its doors in Australia three years ago, Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its operation in Sydney as the company prepares for future growth.
Views: 364
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SAL appoints Brazilian agents

June 25 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed BrazGlobal Projects Shipping & Logistics and Over Projects as commercial agents in Brazil. 
Views: 746
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Damen ships multiple hulls with Boskalis

June 25 - Royal Boskalis Westminster’s heavy lift vessel Black Marlin has departed Shanghai loaded with 18 Concordia Damen hulls and a crane barge.
Views: 464
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Qatar Airways boosts B777 capacity

June 24 - Qatar Airways Cargo has placed an order for five Boeing 777 freighters, enabling it to establish additional trade routes and increase capacity on key trade lanes.
Views: 525
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Hareket calls on Enerpac for thermal project

June 24 - Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation has installed two sets of gas turbines and generators at the Takhiatash thermal power plant in Uzbekistan using an Enerpac SBL1100 telescopic hydraulic gantry.
Views: 507
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Duke steps up at Grieg Star

June 21 - Matt Duke is to succeed Camilla Grieg as ceo of Grieg Star, effective July 1, 2019. 
Views: 671
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DSV nominates Panalpina board members

June 21 - DSV has nominated Kurt K. Larsen, Thomas Plenborg, Jens Bjørn Andersen and Jens H. Lund for election to the Panalpina board of directors.
Views: 1080
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Mammoet in Core partnership

June 21 - Mammoet USA has partnered with Core Industries, the owner and operator of Theodore Industrial Port near Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 775
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Schmidbauer moves crawler crane for BLG

June 20 - Schmidbauer has mobilised a Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane to the BLG AutoTerminal Bremerhaven where it will be used to handle project cargo.
Views: 811
Enerpac launches SCJ-50 cube jack thumbnail image

Enerpac launches SCJ-50 cube jack

June 20 - Enerpac has introduced the SCJ-50 self-locking cube jack for incremental lifting and lowering of heavy loads.
Views: 789
High five for Barrus thumbnail image

High five for Barrus

June 20 - Barrus Projects has delivered five oversized units from the port of Kuryk, Kazakhstan to the Oltin Yo’l gas-to-liquid refinery in Uzbekistan.
Views: 829
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Shipping confidence impacted by trade wars

June 20 - Ongoing concerns over trade wars and increased regulations are having an adverse effect on confidence in the shipping industry, according to the latest survey from BDO (formerly Moore Stephens).
Views: 717
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Crane Worldwide opens in Guyana

June 19 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened an office in Guyana as it aims to capitalise on the country’s growing energy and oil and gas sectors.
Views: 1063
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Volga-Dnepr to expand at Leipzig

June 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group and Mitteldeutsche Flughafen (MFAG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand their partnership at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany.
Views: 827
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Bravo for Pioneering Spirit

June 19 - Allseas’ installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has removed the 25,000-tonne Brent Bravo topsides from the North Sea.
Views: 769
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Brett joins port of Tyne

June 18 - Simon Brett has joined the UK’s port of Tyne as commercial director of port services.
Views: 892
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Apollo completes refit at DSDu

June 18 - DEME Offshore’s latest heavy lift jack-up vessel Apollo has completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu).
Views: 760
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Allcargo exits ship-ownership

June 18 - Mumbai-headquartered Allcargo Logistics has exited the shipowning and coastal shipping business by selling its last vessel.
Views: 965
Cargolux adds Santiago call thumbnail image

Cargolux adds Santiago call

June 18 - B747 operator Cargolux Airlines has re-introduced Santiago de Chile as a call on its South American service.
Views: 859
Ian Martin Jones passes away thumbnail image

Ian Martin Jones passes away

June 17 - We are sad to report that Ian Martin Jones, ex-HLPFI editor, passed away peacefully earlier today.
Views: 876
Brown joins SAL in the USA thumbnail image

Brown joins SAL in the USA

June 17 - Phillip Brown has been appointed as vice president – projects for SAL Heavy Lift in the USA, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 1599
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Multipurpose TOS introduced

June 17 - CyberLogitec has introduced OPUS Terminal M, a multipurpose terminal operating system (TOS) that can coordinate containers, breakbulk, project, bulk and ro-ro cargoes.
Views: 936
Mohembo bridge parts move in Namibia thumbnail image

Mohembo bridge parts move in Namibia

June 17 - 10,720 tonnes of project cargo, destined for the Mohembo bridge project in Botswana, has moved through the port of Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Views: 972
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GALA completes TAP scope

June 17 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) has unloaded and stored 2,800 tons (2,540 tonnes) of sheet piles for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP).
Views: 891
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Collett’s cold delivery

June 17 - Collett & Sons has delivered three cold box sections from Eggborough in North Yorkshire to the West Midlands, UK.
Views: 994
Boskalis salvages Oman tankers thumbnail image

Boskalis salvages Oman tankers

June 17 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has been contracted to salvage and recover the two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week.
Views: 881
Mammoet moves for Sergipe project thumbnail image

Mammoet moves for Sergipe project

June 17 - Mammoet has teamed up with Fracht to transport oversized cargo for the Usina Termoelétrica Porto de Sergipe combined-cycle power plant in Brazil.
Views: 919
Baumann expands crane fleet thumbnail image

Baumann expands crane fleet

June 14 - Bornheim, Germany-based Viktor Baumann has added a Demag AC 45 City crane to its fleet.
Views: 1075
DP World eyes NSR port operations thumbnail image

DP World eyes NSR port operations

June 14 - Multinational port operator DP World has confirmed that it wants to operate a network of ports that Russia intends to build along the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 1185
AET places Kalmar order thumbnail image

AET places Kalmar order

June 14 - Antwerp Euroterminal (AET) has placed an order for six Kalmar forklifts, including a fully electric model. 
Views: 1166
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Multipurpose charter rates remain stable

June 14 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained stable over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 1256
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Buss launches JV with Idea

June 14 - Hamburg-based Buss Offshore Solutions and French logistics provider Idea established a joint venture that will serve the offshore market in France.
Views: 1228
ALS moves in Hull thumbnail image

ALS moves in Hull

June 14 - UK-headquartered Abnormal Load Services (ALS) is relocating to larger premises in Hull.
Views: 1181
Seville ships Haliade towers thumbnail image

Seville ships Haliade towers

June 14 - Tower sections that will make up General Electric’s (GE) Haliade-X offshore wind turbine have been loaded onto the multipurpose vessel Palmerton at the port of Sevilla, Spain.
Views: 1227
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Jumbo lands Yunlin contract

June 13 - Jumbo has been awarded the contract to transport and install wind turbine structures for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Views: 1350
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Gantry on the move

June 13 - Collett & Sons loaded a 100-tonne gantry onto double bogie trailers ahead of a 250 mile (402.3 km) journey from the heavy haulier's depot in Goole to Gatwick, UK.
Views: 1153
Pipeline shipment for Dimerco thumbnail image

Pipeline shipment for Dimerco

June 13 - Dimerco has delivered 33 tons (30 tonnes) of valves for an aviation fuel pipeline that will connect with the under-construction Beijing Daxing International Airport.
Views: 1112
Heavy Lift Awards shortlist announced thumbnail image

Heavy Lift Awards shortlist announced

June 12 - After a rigorous judging process by our panel of industry experts, the shortlist has been revealed for the Heavy Lift Awards 2019.
Views: 1696
SAL flies high with jib extension thumbnail image

SAL flies high with jib extension

June 12 - SAL Heavy Lift has acquired a fly jib crane extension that can be installed on its Type 183 vessels, Lone and Svenja.
Views: 1372
CargoGulf teams up with Kestrel thumbnail image

CargoGulf teams up with Kestrel

June 12 - CargoGulf is expanding its services in the UK with the appointment of Kestrel Liner Agencies as its agent in the country.
Views: 1386
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Saudia wrestles with WWE shipment

June 11 - Saudia Airlines Cargo has transported 175 tons (158.6 tonnes) of equipment from the Netherlands to Saudi Arabia for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Views: 1344
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Let’s go fly a “K”ite

June 11 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is installing an automated kite system onto one of its bulkers.
Views: 1564
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Andreone joins PRPA board

June 11 - Rita Andreone has been appointed to the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) board of directors for a term of three years, effective June 2, 2019.
Views: 1301
DHL launches online booking tool thumbnail image

DHL launches online booking tool

June 10 - DHL Global Forwarding has launched an online service for comparing quotations and making instant bookings for air and ocean freight, as well as door-to-door shipments.
Views: 1608
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Hynekamp appointed WW Solutions COO

June 10 - Mike Hynekamp has been named chief operating officer at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WW Solutions), replacing Ray Fitzgerald.
Views: 1575
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Going green with Wagenborg

June 10 - Royal Wagenborg has made a series of ‘green improvements’ to its ro-ro ship Bothniaborg during the vessel’s 15-year renewal survey at a shipyard in Tallinn, Estonia.
Views: 1442
Kalala steps up at Bolloré thumbnail image

Kalala steps up at Bolloré

June 10 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics has appointed Éric Kalala as its chief executive officer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 1421
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WCA hosts 13th annual conference

June 7 - WCA Projects welcomed 180 attendees for its 13th annual conference at the Hilton Amsterdam Hotel between May 24-26.
Views: 1593
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Berth construction finalised for Odessa

June 7 - The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), Louis Dreyfus Company Ukraine and Brooklyn-Kyiv have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of Berth 1-z at the port of Odessa.
Views: 1679
APL launches JMV service thumbnail image

APL launches JMV service

June 7 - APL has introduced a Japan Malaysia Vietnam (JMV) service that will provide weekly connectivity between North and South East Asia.
Views: 1473
Chipolbrok watches the market ahead of newbuild order thumbnail image

Chipolbrok watches the market ahead of newbuild order

June 6 - In the midst of challenging times for the multipurpose shipping industry, Chinese-Polish carrier Chipolbrok is observing the market developments closely as it discusses the addition of four vessels to its fleet. 
Views: 1848
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Leipzig/Halle eyes investment programme

June 6 - Leipzig/Halle Airport has confirmed that it will develop new apron areas, logistics and office buildings, as well as a second dedicated freight centre. 
Views: 1714
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PCN adds to summit agenda

June 6 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is bolstering the agenda of its annual summit with four video sessions that have been produced by lifting and rigging industry expert Marco J. van Daal.
Views: 1619
RRS continues rapid expansion thumbnail image

RRS continues rapid expansion

June 5 - Portsmouth, UK-based Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has acquired Aberdeen-based Plantshifters. 
Views: 1893
Gdansk navigates digitalisation thumbnail image

Gdansk navigates digitalisation

June 5 - Navigate, the application developed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority that enables importers and exporters to select the best transport options for containers they want to ship, is now operational at the port of Gdansk, Poland.
Views: 1722
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Ership welcomes Konecranes unit

June 5 - Ership has inaugurated a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane at its terminal in the Mediterranean port of Cartagena, Spain.
Views: 1932
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Omega Morgan partners with Morrow for wind shipment

June 5 - The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, is teaming up with Omega Morgan to handle the movement of wind turbine blades to the Montague Wind Power facility near Arlington. 
Views: 1928
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Trio joins Daseke board

June 4 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has appointed Ena Williams, Chuck Serianni and Kim Warmbier to its board of directors.
Views: 1886
ABC and CLA go digital with cargo.one thumbnail image

ABC and CLA go digital with cargo.one

June 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) are entering into a global partnership with the online booking platform cargo.one.
Views: 1914
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Khan joins dship

June 3 - dship Carriers has appointed Ibrahim Khan as its chartering manager in Mumbai, India.
Views: 1930
Lantin joins PRPA board thumbnail image

Lantin joins PRPA board

June 3 - Peter Lantin has joined Canada’s Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA) board of directors for a three-year term, replacing board member Bud Smith. 
Views: 1737
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Pasquinelli handles loop shipment

June 3 - Pasquinelli Spa has coordinated the transport of two loop reactor units and two pressure vessels from the centre of Italy to Civitavecchia seaport.
Views: 1761
Marguisa and UHL target West Africa thumbnail image

Marguisa and UHL target West Africa

June 3 - Spain’s Marguisa Shipping Lines is teaming up with United Heavy Lift (UHL) to offer a joint multipurpose service to West Africa. 
Views: 1956
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Horizon Terminals expands at Freeport

June 3 - Horizon Terminal Services is expanding its operations at Port Freeport in Texas with 20 acres (8.1 ha) of space for additional automobiles and ro-ro cargo.
Views: 1706
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Cosco opens European office

June 3 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has set up a European office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
Views: 1756
Brockmann joins AAL thumbnail image

Brockmann joins AAL

May 31 - AAL has appointed Marc-Oliver Brockmann as its European commercial manager.
Views: 1925
Esbjerg to add LHM 800 this summer thumbnail image

Esbjerg to add LHM 800 this summer

May 31 - Denmark’s port of Esbjerg has placed an order with Liebherr for its largest mobile harbour crane, the LHM 800.
Views: 1636
DHL Express to phase out B747-400 Fs thumbnail image

DHL Express to phase out B747-400 Fs

May 31 - DHL Express plans to phase out its older Boeing 747-400 freighter aircraft, having taken delivery of the first of up to 14 newbuild B777 freighters.
Views: 2562
Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund thumbnail image

Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund

May 31 - The heavy lift and multipurpose shipping sector faces its own set of unique challenges when it comes to attracting finance for both tonnage and operations.
Views: 1940
G2 Ocean successfully trials blockchain BoL thumbnail image

G2 Ocean successfully trials blockchain BoL

May 30 - Shipping line G2 Ocean along with trading and logistics firm Manuchar have finished a pilot trial of CargoX’s smart Bill of Lading (Smart B/L) solution.
Views: 1905
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My Song lost

May 30 - News of the loss of a luxury yacht in transit from Palma to Genoa has prompted speculation regarding the cause of – and liability for – the incident.
Views: 2545
DEME Offshore undertakes floating foundation study thumbnail image

DEME Offshore undertakes floating foundation study

May 29 - DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor to carry out a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen wind farm off the Norwegian Coast.
Views: 1710
CEE and Priority Cargo Network meet in Bremen thumbnail image

CEE and Priority Cargo Network meet in Bremen

May 29 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network and the Priority Cargo Network met in Bremen recently, along with invited guests, for their tenth and eighth membership conferences, respectively.
Views: 1581
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Leipzig shines a light on humanitarian logistics

May 29 - Leipzig/Halle Airport, Volga-Dnepr Group and the Akkon University of Human Sciences ran an international conference on humanitarian logistics on May 21. The event took place on the fringes of the OECD’s International Transport Forum in Germany.
Views: 1649
TCC 78000 almost complete thumbnail image

TCC 78000 almost complete

May 29 - Liebherr says that assembly work on its latest heavy-duty crane – the TCC 78000 – is almost complete. With the support of two LHM 800 cranes, the boom was fixed at a height of 61 m.
Views: 1859
Wilhelmsen launches SBA thumbnail image

Wilhelmsen launches SBA

May 28 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service has introduced an innovative fibre rope technology that reduces recoil should it snap during mooring – the snap back arrestor (SPA).
Views: 1679
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StormGeo appoints Mortensen

May 28 - Weather intelligence and decision support service provider StormGeo has appointed Carsten Mortensen as non-executive chairman of its board of directors.
Views: 1761
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Sleipnir christened in Singapore

May 28 - Heerema Marine Contractors and shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine demonstrated the next-generation semi-submersible crane vessel – Sleipnir – last week in Singapore.
Views: 1725
WW Solutions inaugurates Derrimut processing centre thumbnail image

WW Solutions inaugurates Derrimut processing centre

May 28 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions has established an equipment processing centre in Melbourne, Australia, that will increase speed to market for OEMs operating in the truck, bus, agricultural and construction sectors.
Views: 1696
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Blades arrive at Longview

May 27 - The port of Longview has once again handled wind turbine blades for Oregon’s Leaning Juniper wind farm. 
Views: 2085
Fesco and RZD team up to link Europe and Asia thumbnail image

Fesco and RZD team up to link Europe and Asia

May 24 - Fesco Transportation Group and Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) are launching a Trans-Siberian multimodal service to expedite the delivery of goods from Japan to Europe via Russia.
Views: 2138
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POSH to launch maritime training centre in Taiwan

May 24 - POSH Kerry Renewables – a joint venture of PACC Offshore Services Holding (POSH) and Kerry TJ Logistics – has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop Taiwan’s first specialised maritime training centre. 
Views: 1851
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PPG restructures training course

May 24 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) has restructured its project cargo forwarding training course into a one-day format.
Views: 1873
DSV soars with generator component  thumbnail image

DSV soars with generator component 

May 24 - DSV has transported a 40-tonne generator component on board a Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin IL-76 from Germany to Australia for Siemens. 
Views: 1857
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Volumes rise with ABC

May 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) said that demand for its oversized and heavy cargoes transport services continued to grow in the first four months of 2019, with volumes up 3 percent year-on-year to more than 11,000 tonnes.
Views: 1705
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GPLN delegates convene in Bremen

May 23 - More than 180 delegates of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) convened at the Dorint Park Hotel in Bremen earlier this week for the group’s 16th annual meeting.
Views: 1876
Big Carl arrives at Bristol Port thumbnail image

Big Carl arrives at Bristol Port

May 23 - Sarens’ SGC 250 crane is presently in storage at Bristol Port, UK ahead of its delivery to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.
Views: 2048
CakeBoxx enters coil market thumbnail image

CakeBoxx enters coil market

May 22 - CakeBoxx Technologies has launched the 20 ft CoilBoxx container, specifically designed for the transportation of steel and aluminium coils.
Views: 1857
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Mammoet in Meyer takeover

May 22 - Mammoet has agreed to acquire heavy lifting, installation and assembly specialist Meyer Anlagenbau.
Views: 2260
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Grool appointed at Zeaborn Ship Management

May 22 - Rob Grool has been appointed ceo of Zeaborn Ship Management. He succeeds Holger Strack, who has been acting as the company’s interim ceo since the beginning of the year.
Views: 1833
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EGL in transformer move

May 21 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has unloaded and transported two transformers destined for a power station at Damietta Furniture City.
Views: 1789
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Multipurpose charter rates dip

May 21 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have declined over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2100
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Seaboard ups Savannah services

May 21 - The port of Savannah in Georgia has welcomed its first Seaboard Marine vessel call earlier this month, and the shipping line is preparing to launch additional services from the port.
Views: 1818
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Drake closes Cometto deal for ANI

May 20 - The Drake Group, in its capacity as representative of the Cometto brand in Australia, has received an order from Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI) for 16 self-propelled MSPE modules.
Views: 1970
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Dsouza joins Virgin Atlantic 

May 20 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has named Bosco Dsouza as its account manager in Melbourne as the airline looks to continue its expansion in Australia. 
Views: 1970
Sohar launches online route planner thumbnail image

Sohar launches online route planner

May 20 - Sohar Port and Freezone has launched an online route planner that provides information on available connections to hinterland destinations.
Views: 2355
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Crowley realigns activities

May 17 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has realigned its shipping and solutions business units in a bid to enhance its focus on non-asset based customer solutions.
Views: 2111
Bob Felix joins UTC thumbnail image

Bob Felix joins UTC

May 17 - UTC Overseas has appointed Bob Felix to its rail logistics team as director of specialised projects.
Views: 2382
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DEME awarded Hornsea project

May 17 - DEME Offshore has been awarded a transport and installation contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, located approximately 89 km off the Yorkshire coast in the UK.
Views: 2045
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Qube in LCR takeover

May 17 - Australia-based Qube Holdings has acquired industrial logistics service provider LCR Group in a deal valued at AUD135 million (USD93.2 million).
Views: 2104
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From Antwerp to Açu

May 17 - Earlier this month, BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, making it the first vessel to cross from Antwerp to the Brazilian seaport.
Views: 2226
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Damen opens in Helsinki

May 16 - Damen has opened an office in Helsinki as it looks to take advantage of Finland’s engineering expertise.
Views: 2130
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HM Global opts for Arkon

May 16 - Turkey-based HM Global Projects has appointed Arkon Shipping & Projects as its chartering agent. 
Views: 2144
ACS relocates Moscow base thumbnail image

ACS relocates Moscow base

May 16 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Moscow, Russia, operation to larger premises in the city.
Views: 1911
Maersk progresses with logistics integration thumbnail image

Maersk progresses with logistics integration

May 16 - APM Terminals Inland Services will be integrated into Maersk Logistics & Services from August 1, 2019, as the shipping company looks to develop its landside service offering.
Views: 1962
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Scrubber debate rumbles on

May 16 - As the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC74) meets this week in London, several environmental organisations have raised concerns about the use of scrubbers as an alternative compliance mechanism for the looming 2020 sulphur regulations.
Views: 2056
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GTI completes Jetco acquisition

May 15 - Canada’s GTI Transport Solutions has acquired Jetco, a Houston-based haulier that specialises in flatbed, heavy and intermodal logistics.
Views: 2227
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Tariff hikes cause concern

May 14 - The escalating bilateral trade war between the USA and China is reverberating across international markets.
Views: 1964
Antonov and Bolloré team up for Mozambique thumbnail image

Antonov and Bolloré team up for Mozambique

May 14 - Antonov Airlines and Bolloré Logistics France have worked together to help support disaster relief efforts in Mozambique following Cyclone Idai, which caused severe flooding.
Views: 2172
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Blue Marlin on route for repairs

May 13 - Following the hijacking of Blue Marlin, Royal Boskalis Westminster has confirmed that the heavy transport vessel is now en route to Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, Spain, for repairs.
Views: 2037
Cayon delivers with Cometto thumbnail image

Cayon delivers with Cometto

May 13 - Groupe Cayon has handled the delivery of a transformer for an EDF substation in Gennevilliers, France.
Views: 2115
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Breakbulk boosts ro-ro revenue

May 13 - Ro-ro operators are one of the main disruptors for traditional carriers of breakbulk and project cargoes, and these shipments are continuing to boost volumes for the companies that specialise in moving vehicles.
Views: 2040
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Collett transports transformer

May 10 - Collett & Sons has moved a 170-tonne Hyundai transformer from Port Sutton Bridge in Lincolnshire to the Eaton Socon substation in St Neots, Cambridgeshire.
Views: 2320
Master Projects moves massive magnet thumbnail image

Master Projects moves massive magnet

May 10 - Master Projects, part of Tarros Group, has handled the transport and loading of a 200-ton (181.4-tonne) magnet at Terminal Del Golfo in La Spezia, Italy.
Views: 2179
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Kern elected at Panalpina 

May 10 - Panalpina’s annual general meeting has named Thomas Kern as chairman of the board. 
Views: 2459
Saudia expands Asian connections thumbnail image

Saudia expands Asian connections

May 10 - Saudia Cargo has added weekly freighter services to Guangzhou, China and Mumbai, India to its network. 
Views: 2215
It's a 'steel' for EXG  thumbnail image

It's a 'steel' for EXG 

May 10 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the delivery of 850 steel pipes from Gujarat, India to France. 
Views: 2116
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Boskalis vessel hijacked in Africa

May 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster’s heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was hijacked on May 5, 2019 offshore Equatorial Guinea.
Views: 2430
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Portland towers ahead 

May 10 - In January and February of this year, 143 Vestas tower sections were discharged at the USA's port of Portland. 
Views: 2100
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Entrec reports growth for Q1

May 9 - Entrec reported year-on-year revenue growth of 10 percent during the first quarter of 2019, but the company’s president and ceo John Stevens said revenue fell below the company’s expectations.
Views: 2140
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London calling for Blue Water

May 9 - Blue Water Shipping has opened an office in London, UK that will focus on supporting the oil and energy industries.
Views: 2146
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Service upgrades at APL

May 9 - APL is adding port calls in southern China and the Philippines to its Japan, Thailand, Vietnam (JTV) service.
Views: 2046
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Klema places Demag order

May 8 - Munich-based crane specialist Klema has placed an order with Terex for a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2122
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Universal Foundation to relocate

May 8 - Universal Foundation, part of the Fred. Olsen Ocean group, is moving from its facilities in Aalborg to Fredericia, Denmark.
Views: 2032
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Kerry names Stoekenbroek

May 8 - Kerry Logistics has appointed Martin Stoekenbroek as its managing director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
Views: 2029
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SC&RA names officers

May 8 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has elected its officers for the 2019-2020 term at its annual conference awards and dinner at the Omni La Costa Resort in California.
Views: 2082
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EGL in transformer move

May 7 - Egypt Global Logistics (EGL) has delivered a transformer for the Nagaa Hammadi power station project, approximately 80 km northwest of Luxor.
Views: 2245
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Martel to step up at Marseille

May 7 - Hervé Martel has been named interim managing director of the Marseille-Fos port authority following his nomination by the French transport minister.
Views: 2075
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Walker in at ABP

May 7 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Julian Walker as chief commercial officer, effective September 2.
Views: 2163
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Arkon secures Hass deal

May 7 - Hass Logistic Ghana (HLG) and Hass Freight Ghana (HFG) have appointed Arkon Shipping & Projects as their representative and commercial agent.
Views: 2210
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Duluth looks to wind energy cargoes

May 6 - BigLift Shipping’s vessel Happy River has called at the port of Duluth’s Clure Public marine terminal in the USA to offload wind energy components.
Views: 2257
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ALE readies to launch SK10,000

May 6 - ALE has launched its 10,000-tonne capacity SK10,000 ring crane at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Texas, USA.
Views: 2303
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MACS names Zuidnatie in Antwerp

May 3 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed the Zuidnatie Breakbulk terminal for its port calls in Antwerp.
Views: 2404
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M-Star readies project division

May 3 - M-Star Freight Services is preparing to launch a corporate project division – M-Star Projects – at next week’s AntwerpXL exhibition.
Views: 2348
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AKM places Terex order

May 3 - Munich-based AKM Autokranvermietung has placed an order with Terex for two Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2316
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CSA 2020: Ports could revoke scrubber bans

May 3 - According to the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), it has received written approvals and ‘no objection’ letters from several port authorities indicating that they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters.
Views: 2047
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Volga-Dnepr in wind energy delivery

May 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 80 tons (72.6 tonnes) of equipment from Cologne-Bonn, Germany to Australia to support the construction of a 32-turbine wind farm project.
Views: 2362
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Dan-Czech delivers to Slovakia

May 3 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has moved oversized cargo from Prague in the Czech Republic to Košice, Slovakia.
Views: 2153
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Huisman delivers in 3D

May 3 - Huisman is delivering two 3D-printed crane hooks, which will be used in the maritime and offshore industries, for OOS International.
Views: 2358
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Collett introduces LoCity Driving course

May 2 - UK-based Training4Transport, a division of Collett Holdings, has introduced a certificate of professional competence (CPC) course designed to give drivers an insight into ways to reduce fuel use and emissions.
Views: 2412
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Freja rings the changes

May 2 - Former Freja Denmark managing director Ulrik Rasmussen is replacing Jørgen Hansen as group ceo.
Views: 2264
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Stockholm Norvik Port progresses

May 2 - Sweden’s Ports of Stockholm is progressing with the construction of Stockholm Norvik Port, which is set to open in May 2020.
Views: 2344
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HWH corridor gets a boost with Morrow grant

May 2 - The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, has been awarded a USD19.4 million grant to fund infrastructure projects at the marine terminals within the port. 
Views: 2671
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Zier named at Crowley

May 2 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has named Jonathan Zier as manager of business development - offshore services in Houston, Texas.
Views: 2063
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Dollman steps up at Air Partner

May 2 - Air Partner has appointed Paul Dollman as non-executive director of the company, effective immediately.
Views: 2041
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Cattani rebrands to Barnhart

May 1 - Illinois-based Cattani Crane is rebranding as Barnhart, the latter having acquired Cattani four years ago.
Views: 2331
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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins Moray East contract

May 1 - MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has awarded a contract to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier for the installation of 100 V164 9.5 MW turbines for the Moray East project off the east coast of Scotland.
Views: 2692
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Mammoet targets Antwerp petrochemicals

May 1 - Mammoet Belgium has opened a base at the port of Antwerp aimed at supporting the region’s petrochemical and industrial sectors.
Views: 2475
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GAC opens branch in Ras Laffan

May 1 - GAC Qatar has opened an office in Ras Laffan Industrial City in response to growing demand for its shipping and logistics services at the port.
Views: 2233
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WFW advises on Zeamarine acquisition

May 1 - Zeaborn Group selected Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) to advise on the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Zeamarine from its joint venture partner, New Mountain Capital.
Views: 2441
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CIMC secures Wallenius-SOL ro-ro order

April 30 - Wallenius-SOL, the recently formed joint venture between Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line (SOL), has contracted CIMC for the construction of four LNG-powered ro-ro vessels.
Views: 2037
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SAL teams up with Intermare in Italy

April 30 - SAL Heavy Lift has established official representation in the Italian market through a partnership with Genoa-based Intermare Group.
Views: 2299
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Damen showcases InvaSave 300

April 30 - Damen Green Solutions is touring its InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system around Europe to demonstrate its effectiveness in complying with the upcoming International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) regulations.
Views: 1903
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Green vessels for Finnlines

April 30 - Knud E. Hansen has signed a contract with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China for the construction of three ro-ro vessels, designed in close cooperation with Finnlines.
Views: 1862
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UAL and BOCS team up

April 29 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) and BOCS Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) are combining their liner services and vessels that operate from Europe to West Africa.
Views: 2282
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IFLN focuses on the future

April 29 - IFLN welcomed more than 300 attendees at its 26th worldwide membership conference in Vienna, Austria.
Views: 1760
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Fesco and RZD ready for multimodal service

April 29 - Fesco Transportation Group has teamed up with RZD Logistics to launch a multimodal service for containerised cargo from the Asia Pacific region to Europe.
Views: 2454
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JAS names Pei Wang

April 29 - JAS China & Hong Kong has appointed Pei Wang as head of global and multinational accounts.
Views: 2042
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HAV eyes electric avenue

April 26 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has partnered with Collins Aerospace and the UK’s University of Nottingham to develop electric propulsion technologies for the Airlander 10.
Views: 2108
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Johnson elected at Tacoma

April 26 - The port of Tacoma, part of the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), has elected Eric Johnson as its executive director.
Views: 2110
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Cargolux flies high in 2018

April 26 - For the second year running, Cargolux has reported an increase in net profit after tax, despite softening demand for its services in the second half of 2018.
Views: 2371
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Silva steps up at Dachser

April 26 - Celestino Silva has been appointed managing director of Dachser’s European Logistics (EL) Iberia business unit.
Views: 2029
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Aune joins Wallem Group

April 26 - John-Kaare Aune has been appointed as managing director, ship management for Wallem Group.
Views: 2061
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ACE Belgium readies for launch

April 25 - ACE Belgium Freighters is preparing to launch its scheduled and charter services out of Liège Airport after receiving its air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority.
Views: 2076
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Carrick joins ACS board

April 25 - UK-headquartered charter specialist Air Charter Service (ACS) has named Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to its group board.
Views: 2053
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Baltimore sets cargo record

April 24 - Combined international cargo throughput at the state-owned and privately owned marine terminals at the port of Baltimore totalled a record 43 million tons in 2018.
Views: 2473
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Macnaughton joins Air Partner

April 24 - UK-headquartered charter broker Air Partner has appointed Kevin Macnaughton as managing director, charter, with immediate effect.
Views: 1890
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MACS appoints UAL America as agent

April 23 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Universal Africa Lines, America (UAL America) as its sales agent in Texas, effective June 1, 2019.
Views: 2500
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Höegh adds port call in Mackay

April 23 - Höegh Autoliners has expanded its services in Australia with the addition of a port call in Mackay, North Queensland.
Views: 2324
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Ceva launches BRI block train

April 22 - Ceva Logistics North Asia has launched a block train service from China to Europe as the company looks to tap into the potential of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 2282
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Crowley promotes Sandra Goranovic

April 22 - Crowley Maritime has appointed Sandra Goranovic as vice president of finance and accounting for the Crowley Shipping business unit.
Views: 2107
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Penman joins Malin React

April 22 - Malin Group has named Graham Penman as business unit manager of its recently launched Malin React division.
Views: 5031
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Big Bend Channel expanded

April 22 - Port Tampa Bay in Florida has completed the USD63 million expansion of the Big Bend Channel, one year ahead of schedule.
Views: 2240
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Egbert joins at Weserport

April 19 - Rudolf Egbert has been appointed to the management of Bremen-based terminal operator Weserport.
Views: 2484
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Tyne moves Bedford lifeboat

April 18 - After almost two years in covered storage, the historic Bedford lifeboat has been relocated from the port of Tyne to the North East Maritime Trust’s yard in the UK, ahead of a restoration project.
Views: 2269
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Panalpina improves profitability

April 18 - In the first three months of 2019, Panalpina boosted its profitability by 15 percent compared to the same period of last year.
Views: 2584
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AAL calls in Felixstowe

April 18 - AAL has made its inaugural call at the UK’s port of Felixstowe to deliver four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG).
Views: 2568
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Wallem sets out strategy change

April 18 - Wallem has rebranded its corporate identity to reflect the company’s updated strategy and service offering. 
Views: 2453
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Zeaborn to take full control of Zeamarine

April 18 - The Zeaborn Group has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining shares in Zeamarine – the joint venture with Intermarine that was established in May 2018.
Views: 2455
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dship Carriers ups multipurpose capacity

April 17 - dship Carriers’ latest newbuild multipurpose vessel, Mick, has gone into service as the company continues its fleet expansion programme initiated in 2018.
Views: 2506
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MACS and UAL launch joint service

April 17 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have launched a joint multipurpose service from Europe to East Africa.
Views: 2632
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Project market clouded by slowing trade

April 17 - Rates will improve in the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector through 2019 fuelled by rising volumes of project cargo traffic, but prospects thereafter are muted by an anticipated slowdown in world trade.
Views: 2200
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Bahri eyes APAC market

April 17 - International logistics and shipping company Bahri has launched a corporate strategy that aims to bolster its position in the Asia Pacific (APAC) maritime sector.
Views: 2389
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FIATA searches for director general

April 17 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) is seeking a new director general to succeed Hans Guenther Kersten.
Views: 2034
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WTS design approved

April 17 - Classification society DNV GL awarded China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an approval in principle (AiP) certificate for its wind turbine shuttle (WTS) concept.
Views: 2198
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Collett adds tractor unit

April 16 - Collett & Sons has taken delivery of a MAN TGX 26.580 6x4 heavy-duty truck, with two more scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks.
Views: 2247
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Lowe joins Freeport

April 15 - Port Freeport has appointed Rob Lowe as director of administration and chief financial officer. 
Views: 2167
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Huisman selected for Voltaire crane

April 15 - Jan De Nul has contracted Huisman to design the main crane for its newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel, Voltaire.
Views: 2226
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Thorco Projects calls on Navis

April 15 - Thorco Projects has selected Navis’ Bluetracker to monitor and analyse the performance of 12 of its vessels, including owned and chartered units.
Views: 2488
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ESTA honours members with 2019 awards

April 12 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2019 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have excelled in their field of operations.
Views: 2584
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M&M expands in Europe

April 12 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) is building a logistics facility, covering approximately 2,600 sq m, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Views: 2237
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AAL in double TBM delivery

April 11 - AAL has transported two tunnel-boring machines (TBM) from Nansha in south China to Australia on behalf Geodis.
Views: 2302
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Atlas enhances Qantas agreement

April 11 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has enhanced its aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement with Qantas Freight.
Views: 2796
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Shipping associations join forces

April 11 - Three shipowner associations representing more than 90 percent of the global merchant fleet have agreed to strengthen ties in a bid to tackle geopolitical threats affecting the sector.
Views: 2000
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Höegh speaks out against scrubbers

April 11 - As the deadline for the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) sulphur regulations approaches, Höegh Autoliners ceo Ivar Myklebust has explained why the company stands firm in its decision to not use scrubbers.
Views: 2201
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TGP supports Sangachal power plant project

April 10 - UK-headquartered Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has moved 22 engines from Trabzon Free Zone in Turkey for a 400 MW power station currently under construction in Sangachal, Azerbaijan.
Views: 2091
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Panalpina nominates Kern

April 10 - Panalpina’s board of directors is proposing to elect Thomas Kern as chairman of the board at its annual general meeting (AGM) on May 9.
Views: 2245
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ABC soars with spare part

April 9 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a 40-tonne unit from Frankfurt, Germany to Singapore on behalf of freight forwarder Ziegler.
Views: 1879
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Changes at the top for UHL

April 9 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) has appointed Lars Bonnesen as managing director and Christian Monsted as general manager, as Lars Rolner takes on the position of managing director of the holding company, United Shipping Group.
Views: 2859
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BBC overtakes Cosco in multipurpose top spot

April 9 - BBC Chartering has reclaimed its title as the world’s largest multipurpose operator by deadweight from China’s Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers, according to Dynamar's latest report.
Views: 3216
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ACS supports Mozambique relief efforts

April 9 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has worked with various aid agencies and governments to transport almost 500 tons (453.6 tonnes) of humanitarian aid to Mozambique following cyclone Idai.
Views: 1928
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Nord/LB exits ship financing

April 8 - Germany bank Nord/LB has confirmed that it will withdraw from the ship financing sector.
Views: 2162
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Jan De Nul orders Voltaire

April 8 - Jan De Nul Group has placed an order at China’s Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry for the jack-up installation vessel, Voltaire.
Views: 2138
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PD Ports secures deal with Cargow

April 8 - The UK’s PD Ports has secured a deal with Cargow that will see the Dutch shipping line operate a bi-weekly connection to Teesport.
Views: 2209
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BIMCO to open office in Athens

April 8 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is opening an office in Athens later this year.
Views: 1722
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Mammoet’s Focus crane to launch by 2020

April 5 - Mammoet is moving forward with the development of its Focus crane concept, which it claims will be the ideal heavy lift solution for projects in confined spaces.
Views: 2774
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BigMove expands fleet

April 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has expanded its fleet with the addition of 19 lowbed semi-trailers.
Views: 2189
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Thwin joins Air Partner

April 5 - Air Partner, a global aviation services group, has appointed Oscar Thwin as its Asia Pacific vice president of freight.
Views: 2532
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Overcapacity in shipping remains a major challenge

April 4 - Avoiding overcapacity and unsustainably low freight rates is still a major challenge for the shipping industry, according to Simon Bennett, deputy secretary general at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 1859
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Van der Vlist in blade delivery

April 4 - Van der Vlist is transporting 150 wind turbine blades for the Windpark Wieringermeer in the Netherlands.
Views: 2265
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AntwerpXL readies for first show

April 4 - The new three-day breakbulk, ro-ro and heavy lift project cargo event, AntwerpXL, is readying for its inaugural show, which takes place from May 7-9 this year at the Antwerp Expo.
Views: 1948
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SAL loads in La Spezia

April 3 - SAL Engineering has lifted two 380-ton (344.7-tonne) shiploaders at the port of La Spezia, Italy.
Views: 2217
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Jill joins Fred. Olsen's fleet

April 3 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a long-term time charter agreement with Falcon Global that will see the jack-up vessel Jill join its fleet.
Views: 2260
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Hemmingsen to leave Mærsk

April 3 - A.P. Møller - Mærsk has announced that Claus Hemmingsen is stepping down as vice ceo and ceo of the energy division.
Views: 1952
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Cargolux ups Budapest services

April 3 - Cargolux has doubled its airfreight services to Budapest and now offers six connections to the Hungarian capital each week.
Views: 1992
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Konecranes order for Hamnterminal

April 2 - Uddevalla Hamnterminal in Sweden has placed an order for a rail-mounted Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 harbour crane.
Views: 2246
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Spliethoff-BigLift UK established

April 2 - The Spliethoff Group has established Spliethoff-BigLift UK to expand and develop the commercial representation of both companies in the UK.
Views: 2175
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Europatrans handles drum shipment

April 2 - Europatrans, part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has coordinated the delivery of four cable drums to a German port, ahead of delivery to a copper mine in Mongolia.
Views: 1803
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Air Partner names Warner

April 2 - Ed Warner has been appointed as the non-executive chair of Air Partner, effective April 1, 2019.
Views: 1780
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Dan-Czech completes boat move

April 2 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has coordinated the delivery of an 85-tonne boat from Týnec nad Labem to Pasohlávky in the Czech Republic.
Views: 1724
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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Risking the supply chain

April 2 - A worrying and increasingly prominent trend is the amount of risk being shouldered by those active in the project logistics supply chain. David Kershaw reports.
Views: 1634
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Panalpina agrees DSV takeover bid

April 1 - DSV and Panalpina have reached an agreement to join forces in a deal worth approximately CHF4.6 billion (USD4.6 billion). 
Views: 3319
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SAL sets up Spanish entity

April 1 - SAL Heavy Lift, in partnership with Grupo Davila, has established a new entity that will represent the heavy lift shipping line in the Spanish market.
Views: 2068
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Renee Toh takes on Ceva role

April 1 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Renee Toh as global head of ocean procurement and trade lane management.
Views: 1761
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Officers elected at Duluth

April 1 - The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has elected Rick Revoir as president of the board of commissioners, succeeding Ray Klosowski, who completed his two-year term. 
Views: 1659
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Collett in girder delivery

April 1 - Collett & Sons has coordinated the delivery of six plate girders for Highways England’s M20 junction improvement scheme on behalf of structural steel specialist Severfield. 
Views: 1564
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Mottola steps down from Bechtel

March 29 - Dennis Mottola, Corporate Manager of Logistics and Manager of Bechtel Global Logistics (BGL) retired on March 1, 2019, after more than 21 years of service with Bechtel and an illustrious career in the project logistics supply chain.
Views: 2167
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Mammoet delivers Edmonton rail spans

March 28 - Mammoet has installed two concrete bridge spans as part of the 13 km Valley Line LRT light rail guideway project in Edmonton, Alberta.
Views: 1894
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Cometto develops BladeMAX 650

March 28 - Cometto has developed a wind turbine blade lifter that is capable of transporting the latest generation of blades through built-up areas, narrow streets or mountainous regions.
Views: 1667
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Scholte to leave Jan de Rijk

March 28 - Sebastiaan Scholte is stepping down as ceo of Jan de Rijk Logistics after nine years with the company. 
Views: 1725
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PCN members on the move

March 28 - Turkey’s Bati Group, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has handled the delivery of three 50-ton (45.4-tonne) kiln tyres from the port of Derince to Düzce.
Views: 1553
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Marhaba Express launches breakbulk service

March 27 - Marhaba Express, a joint venture between Gold Star Line and Sarjak Container Lines, has launched a breakbulk liner service connecting the west coast of India with the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 1903
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Mining equipment sails with WW Ocean

March 27 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has transported a filtration system, destined for an Australian coal mine, from Germany to Brisbane.
Views: 1833
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ESTA receives MEP backing

March 27 - Caroline Nagtegaal, a Dutch member of the European parliament (MEP), has penned a letter to the European Commission (EC) in support of ESTA's calls to develop heavy transport corridors and harmonise the permit issuing process across Europe.
Views: 1636
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ABC increases Asian services

March 27 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) will increase the number of scheduled flights to destinations in Asia at the end of March.
Views: 1556
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Agence Maritime reels it in

March 27 - Agence Maritime Mohab has handled the transport of several heavy reels of coiled tubing in Tunisia.
Views: 1670
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Cook steps up at deugro

March 26 - deugro has appointed Emma Cook as business development director – Oceania.
Views: 2132
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DHL details supply chain risks

March 26 - DHL’s Resilience360 has released its first annual risk report, examining last year’s major supply chain challenges while identifying trends that will shape the risk landscape in 2019.
Views: 2114
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Shipping confidence remains resilient

March 26 - Despite ongoing geopolitical uncertainty, confidence in the shipping industry has risen in the last three months, according to the latest shipping confidence survey from shipping adviser and accountant BDO.
Views: 1894
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Dynamic delivery with Faymonville equipment

March 26 - USA-based Dynamic Specialized has utilised its fleet of modular axle lines from Faymonville to move a transformer for a local substation project in Newport News, Virginia.
Views: 1657
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MacGregor's TTS deal delayed

March 26 - MacGregor’s acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group has been postponed to the second quarter of 2019.
Views: 1739
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Volga-Dnepr in helicopter shipments

March 25 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines, on behalf of Swiss freight forwarder Panalpina, has delivered two helicopters from the UK to Melbourne, Australia for Babcock International.
Views: 1750
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Platforms in place at Johan Sverdrup

March 25 - Allseas’ installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has lifted the two final topsides at Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup project, offshore Norway.
Views: 1647
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Hegmann invests with Nooteboom

March 25 - Germany’s Hegmann Transit, member of the BigMove group, has added Nooteboom EURO-PX low-loaders and Manoovr semi low-loaders to its fleet.
Views: 1769
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B&H opens in Prague

March 25 - Aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide has opened a branch in Prague, Czech Republic. It has appointed Jakub Ptacnik as business development manager to head up the office.
Views: 1631
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Elbe Project Cargo Line launched

March 22 - Sächsische Binnenhäfen Oberelbe, in cooperation with Deutsche Binnenreederei, launched the Elbe Project Cargo Line (EPCL) – a liner service for oversize and heavy project cargoes.
Views: 2005
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Mammoet moves for Mitsubishi

March 22 - Mammoet has delivered and installed 120 pressure vessels and modules for the construction of the Caribbean Gas Chemical Limited (CGCL) methanol and dimethyl ether (DME) plant in La Brea, Trinidad and Tobago.
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Noatum in MIQ takeover

March 22 - Noatum Logistics has signed a definitive agreement to acquire USA-based MIQ Logistics. The agreement is expected to close in the coming weeks. 
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Lindecamp joins Port Manatee

March 21 - Florida’s Port Manatee has appointed Abby Lindecamp to the newly created position of deputy director of business administration and finance.
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ACS opens Shanghai office

March 21 - UK-based charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has opened a new office in Shanghai as part of its expansion in the Far East.
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Lunar lander touches down

March 20 - Mammoet’s crane services team in Louisiana, USA, recently completed the successful transport and lift of a lunar lander at the Infinity Science Center in Mississippi.
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Cometto makes trailer deliveries

March 19 - Cometto has delivered a 216-tonne payload capacity SYT 4/2 shipyard transporter to Italy’s Fincantieri.
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BigLift teams up with CY

March 18 - The Netherlands-based BigLift Shipping has agreed to cooperate with South Korea’s Chung Yang Shipping (CY) in the heavy transport sector.
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Hojland up at Saudia Cargo

March 18 - Saudia Cargo has appointed Per Hojland as executive director, cargo operations worldwide.
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Charter rates hold steady

March 18 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained flat over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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Taqa picks Jumbo

March 18 - Taqa Energy has selected Jumbo to perform an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea.
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BIMCO hosts Law Academy

March 18 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has introduced a week-long training course covering international maritime law and its relationship with international trade, shipping and marine insurance.
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