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Mammoet moves for Mitsubishi thumbnail image

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.
Views: 671
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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. 
Views: 671
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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.
Views: 436
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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.
Views: 462
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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.
Views: 589
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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.
Views: 794
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Hojland up at Saudia Cargo

March 18 - Saudia Cargo has appointed Per Hojland as executive director, cargo operations worldwide.
Views: 654
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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.
Views: 802
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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.
Views: 751
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GAC lands GDW contracts

March 15 - GAC Marine has been awarded two contracts by Petronas Carigali to provide marine services for the development of the Garagol Deniz West (GDW) oilfield, offshore Turkmenistan.
Views: 1016
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DNV GL rolls out remote surveys

March 15 - DNV GL said that all of the vessels it classifies can now be surveyed remotely via its Veracity data platform.
Views: 1133
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Sarens updates STCS tool

March 15 - Sarens has released an updated version of its SPMT stability calculation tool, designed to evaluate static and dynamic axle loading and tipping angles, as well as ground bearing pressures and trailer bending.
Views: 1061
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ESTA and SC&RA find common ground in Texas

March 15 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes - ESTA - is looking across the Atlantic to learn from the experiences of abnormal load and heavy transport organisations in the USA.
Views: 956
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Bolloré teams up with CLS in Ethiopia

March 14 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CLS Logistics that outlines plans to establish a joint venture in Ethiopia.
Views: 1569
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Jumbo hops to Kwinana

March 14 - In late 2018, Jumbo’s heavy lift vessel Fairpartner lifted and shipped two eco hoppers, each weighing 270 tonnes each, from Vlissingen in the Netherlands on behalf of machinery manufacturer Breston.
Views: 1387
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Roll Group awarded Total contract

March 14 - Roll Group has secured a contract to transport 24 modules for Total’s ethane cracker project in the USA.
Views: 1397
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Steel cut for OHT newbuild

March 13 - The first steel has been cut for Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) Ulstein-designed semi-submersible heavy lift crane vessel at China Merchant Heavy Industry’s (CMHI) yard in China.
Views: 1159
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Höegh handles shore crane shipment

March 13 - Höegh Autoliners has handled the shipment of a 400-tonne lifting capacity shore crane from the port of Ennore, India to port Freeport in the USA.
Views: 1374
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ABC in motor move

March 13 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered an ABB motor from Västerås in Sweden to Shanghai, China, on behalf of Greencarrier Freight Services.
Views: 1378
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Marmedsa expands Houston facilities

March 13 - Noatum Maritime, through its Marmedsa Oil & Gas division, has expanded its capacity in the USA by opening a larger warehouse in Houston.
Views: 1198
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Kandla increases port capacity

March 13 - Two multipurpose berths have been inaugurated at Deendayal port in Kandla, India, according to Sai Shipping.
Views: 1091
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Blue Water on the double

March 12 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of subsea equipment from Jubail, Saudi Arabia on behalf of offshore equipment supplier Menck.
Views: 1415
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AAL completes 22 module shipment

March 12 - AAL has shipped 22 petrochemical plant modules from Wison Heavy Industry’s facilities in China for an ethylene-glycol plant expansion project in Point Comfort, Texas on behalf of Pacific Ocean Group.
Views: 2020
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Bauckham returns to ACS

March 12 - Tony Bauckham, former ceo of Air Charter Service (ACS), has returned the charter broker as a Brexit consultant.
Views: 1403
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UECC signs newbuilding contract

March 12 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has signed a contract for the construction of two new generation pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard.
Views: 1289
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High five for Kalmar and SLP

March 12 - Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement to supply Bilbao-based port operator Servicios Logisticos Portuarios (SLP) with five heavy-duty forklift trucks. 
Views: 1273
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Nurminen names new CEO

March 11 - Nurminen Logistics has appointed Ville Iho as ceo, effective March 18, 2019.
Views: 1378
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen joins CSA 2020

March 8 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen has joined the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), increasing the organisation's membership to 35 shipowners operating a combined fleet of almost 2,500 vessels.
Views: 2101
Liebherr delivers Stage V-compliant LHM crane thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers Stage V-compliant LHM crane

March 7 - Liebherr has delivered its first LHM 420 mobile harbour crane fitted with the new exhaust gas cleaning system to comply with the EU Stage V emissions standard at the port of Passau, Germany.
Views: 1781
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Seaway renames vessels

March 7 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has renamed its vessels Stanislav Yudin and Oleg Strashnov to Seaway Yudin and Seaway Strashnov, respectively.
Views: 1841
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SCC adds Polanco office

March 7 - Siem Car Carriers (SCC) has opened an office in Polanco, Mexico City.
Views: 1638
OHT duo spotted in Singapore thumbnail image

OHT duo spotted in Singapore

March 7 - Last month, two semi-submersible heavy transportation vessels from Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) fleet - Eagle and Falcon - were spotted working in Singapore loading two jack-up rigs.
Views: 1674
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Ivie joins ACS board of directors

March 7 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed its human resources director, Katie Ivie, to its board of directors, with immediate effect.
Views: 1661
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Opportunities in emerging markets

March 6 - The logistics industry forecasts that emerging markets will grow at a healthy rate of 5 percent in 2019 but many executives are bracing for a crisis, according to Agility’s emerging market index.
Views: 1901
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Conceptum names Kellet

March 6 - Conceptum Logistics has appointed Rachel Kellet as route development director - China and India. 
Views: 2072
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ALE completes test run

March 6 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering provider ALE has lifted three huge modules at a project in Texas, USA, using its AL.SK350 crane.
Views: 2014
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PCN members on the move

March 6 - Turk Heavy Transport, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has handled the delivery of a steel structure for the Alba Power Station 5 project in Bahrain.
Views: 1607
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JJ Curran completes tandem lift with Grove

March 6 - Crane rental and lifting service provider JJ Curran has utilised Grove GMK6300L and GMK6400 all-terrain cranes to lift a 116.5-ton (115.4-tonne) gas scrubber in Michigan, USA.
Views: 1823
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Port of Tyne refinances

March 5 - The UK’s port of Tyne has secured a GBP60 million (USD79.1 million) refinancing package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to support its investment programmes.
Views: 1689
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GAC to focus on project logistics in India

March 5 - GAC Shipping (India) has appointed Jayakumar Gopalakrishnan as general manager, projects and breakbulk, as the company looks to tap into increasing demand for project logistics services in the country.
Views: 2020
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Yilport places Konecranes order

March 5 - Turkey-based Yilport Holding has placed an order with Konecranes for four Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour cranes, which will be mobilised at two of its terminals in Latin America.
Views: 1737
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Smedegaard to step down from DFDS

March 4 - Niels Smedegaard will step down as ceo of DFDS at the end of April, after leading the company for more than 12 years.
Views: 1822
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ING and EIB to finance Spliethoff scrubbers

March 4 - ING Group and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a EUR110 million (USD124.7 million) loan agreement with Spliethoff to finance the retrofitting of exhaust gas cleaning systems and ballast water management systems.
Views: 2115
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Miller steps up at OXBO

March 4 - OXBO Mega Transport Solutions has appointed Richard Miller as chief operating officer.
Views: 1934
Boskalis to sell Kotug Smit thumbnail image

Boskalis to sell Kotug Smit

March 4 - Royal Boskalis Westminster and Kotug International have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to sell its joint venture Kotug Smit Towage to the Boluda Group.
Views: 1941
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Much work to be done says Clean Arctic Alliance

March 1 - As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) moves towards a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic shipping, the Clean Arctic Alliance has called for further action.
Views: 2046
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Shipping lines cleared by DOJ

March 1 - Several of the world’s biggest container shipping lines, including Maersk and MSC, have been cleared of wrongdoing in a price fixing case in the USA.
Views: 2397
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Laso opens in Germany

March 1 - Portugal’s Laso Transportes has established a German subsidiary, Laso Deutschland.
Views: 1941
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Dutch court rules on Fairstar

March 1 - Last month, an Amsterdam court ruled that the former directors of Fairstar Heavy Transport must pay compensation to the owners of the company, following the purchase of a semi-submersible vessel.
Views: 2556
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Multipurpose time charter rates fall

February 28 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have fallen over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 1883
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Confusion over the UAE's Qatar embargo

February 28 - Port circulars from Abu Dhabi Port Authority and DP World appeared to ease the restrictions on maritime trade with Qatar, but the country’s Federal Transport Authority insists the announcements have been “misinterpreted”.
Views: 2141
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High five for Vladivostok

February 28 - The Commercial Port of Vladivostok, part of the Fesco Transportation Group, will receive five port cranes in 2020.
Views: 2192
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Toll Group unveils vessel duo

February 28 - Australia’s Toll Group has unveiled its latest general cargo vessel, Victorian Reliance II, at a naming ceremony at Webb Dock in Port Melbourne.
Views: 1872
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Ulstein unveils offshore heavy lifter

February 27 - Norway-headquartered shipbuilder Ulstein has unveiled a jack-up vessel design that is capable of handling and installing the next generation of offshore wind turbines.
Views: 1850
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Changes to K+N board of directors

February 27 - David Kamenetzky, chief strategy and external affairs officer and member of the executive board of management at consumer goods company Anheuser-Busch Inbev, has been proposed for election to the board of directors of Kuehne + Nagel (K+N).
Views: 1968
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Collett opens gates

February 27 - Collett & Sons has delivered eight lock gates destined for the Caledonian Canal in the Scottish highlands.
Views: 1997
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Record unit at Bilbao

February 26 - The port of Bilbao, Spain, has loaded its heaviest-ever cargo: a 2,450-ton (2,223-tonne) ship-to-shore (STS) crane.
Views: 3411
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DP World re-acquires P&O Ferries

February 25 - DP World has purchased P&O Ferries, the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters, in a deal valued at approximately USD421 million.
Views: 2200
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ABC adds Dhaka call

February 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has expanded its international network with the addition of Dhaka, Bangladesh to its Asian services.
Views: 1837
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CSA 2020 disappointed with EC scrubber proposal

February 22 - The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has expressed concerns over the European Commission’s (EC) proposal to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regarding the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems.
Views: 2237
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Krebs calls on Cometto

February 22 - Krebs Korrosionsschutz is utilising axle lines of self-propelled MSPE modules from Cometto to support Liebherr with the construction of the 1,600-tonne capacity TCC 78000 crane in Germany.
Views: 2434
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ABC inks Jettainer agreement

February 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has signed a leasing agreement with Jettainer for the provision of unit load devices (ULD) to support the airline's transportation of special cargoes.
Views: 1957
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Air Charter Service on the up in LAX

February 22 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its office size in Los Angeles as it continues its investment in California, USA.
Views: 2185
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GEFCO Group appoints five 

February 22 - GEFCO Group has made five senior appointments as it continues to expand its global freight forwarding business division. 
Views: 2346
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Universal Transport delivers turbine

February 21 - In November 2018, Universal Transport Czech Republic handled the transport of a turbine from Pilsen to the port of Lovosice.
Views: 2418
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Forth Ports granted Tilbury expansion

February 21 - Forth Ports Group has received development consent from the UK’s secretary of state for transport to build Tilbury2 - a port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre (376.4 ha) site in Thurrock.
Views: 2286
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Setramar sells multipurpose unit

February 21 - International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has confirmed that it advised Italy's Armamento Setramar, part of the Setramar Group, on the sale of its vessel Pietro Benedetti.
Views: 2109
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FOX presses ahead with machinery move

February 21 - FOX Brasil has handled the transport of heavy machinery from an automotive manufacturing plant, including four heavy presses and furnace equipment.
Views: 2141
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Antonov soars with satellite shipment

February 20 - Antonov Airlines has transported the GSAT-31 communication satellite for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on behalf of Flywell Aviation.
Views: 2095
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Enerpac picks, skids and drives

February 20 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has developed a ‘pick, skid and drive’ strand jack gantry system for power plant maintenance activities.
Views: 2398
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ESTA decides on ECOL management

February 20 - The final structure of ESTA’s planned European Crane Operators Licence (ECOL) scheme is taking shape, as the organisation readies for its launch later this year.
Views: 2523
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Delta Cargo rebrands products

February 20 - Delta Cargo has rebranded its international product offering to align with global airline alliance SkyTeam Cargo, of which it is a member.
Views: 1807
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Peel Ports invests in Great Yarmouth

February 19 - The UK’s port of Great Yarmouth, part of the Peel Ports group, has taken delivery of an LHM280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2457
Tiong Woon sets up in Bangladesh thumbnail image

Tiong Woon sets up in Bangladesh

February 19 - Singapore-headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Bangladesh.
Views: 2115
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AAL delivers for Stockyard

February 19 - AAL has transported a 305-tonne Toshiba transformer for Australia’s Stockyard Hill wind farm in Victoria on behalf of Cargo Line International. 
Views: 2156
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Slowing growth threatens shipping

February 19 - As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revises its predictions for global growth in 2019 and 2020 - down to 3.5 percent and 3.6 percent respectively - BIMCO says the risks are piling up for the shipping industry.
Views: 2100
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ARRC names TSL as agent

February 18 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) has appointed TSL Shipping & Trading as its sales agent in the US Gulf. 
Views: 2073
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Goldhofer to launch new product at bauma

February 18 - Goldhofer is preparing to launch a new product for the construction and heavy haulage industries at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2122
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TRACE launches e-Gov portal

February 15 - Anti-bribery trade association TRACE International has launched its e-Gov Portal.
Views: 2357
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Bolloré and Cosco strengthen ties

February 15 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics and Cosco Shipping Lines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their commercial relationships, while exploring new opportunities for cooperation in transport, logistics and port infrastructure.
Views: 2440
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CMA CGM launches Ceva takeover

February 14 - France-based container shipping giant CMA CGM launched its USD1.65 billion public tender offer for Switzerland-headquartered Ceva Logistics on February 12.
Views: 2540
Seafox 5 turns Blue thumbnail image

Seafox 5 turns Blue

February 14 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has renamed the jack-up vessel Seafox 5 to Blue Tern.
Views: 2030
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End in sight for Hansa Heavy Lift

February 12 - Dr. Christoph Morgen, preliminary insolvency administrator of Hansa Heavy Lift, has confirmed that the Hamburg-headquartered shipping line "will no longer have a business model at its disposal from March 2019 onwards".
Views: 3123
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Expect delays at port of Antwerp

February 12 - Three Belgian trade unions have called for a 24-hour general strike to take place on Wednesday February 13, 2019, effective 06:00.
Views: 2291
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Mammoet lands B747 at Corendon hotel

February 12 - Mammoet transported a Boeing 747 from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport to the Corendon Village hotel, the Netherlands, over the course of five days.
Views: 2279
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WW Ocean rolls transformers to the States

February 12 - Royal Smit Transformers has used Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) ro-ro vessels to ship five transformers from Zeebrugge, Belgium to the ports of Savannah and Hueneme in the USA.
Views: 2439
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UHL in huge Vestas shipment

February 12 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) is delivering a huge 142,000 cu m shipment of wind turbine blades from China to Spain aboard the deck carrier Zhi Xian Zhi Xing.
Views: 2593
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Blue Water appointed at Anaklia

February 12 - Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) is investing USD2.5 billion to develop a deepsea port at Anaklia, Georgia.
Views: 2098
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FMT extends Indiana-Burns agreement

February 11 - The port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, located in the USA, has extended its partnership with stevedore and marine terminal operating company, Federal Marine Terminals (FMT), until at least 2023.
Views: 1908
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ECL adds Hull to service

February 11 - Europe Caribbean Line (ECL) made its first call at the port of Hull this month, handling more than 300 tonnes of heavy vehicles and industrial components destined for Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad.
Views: 2138
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ABC implements digital claims platform

February 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has teamed up with quality and compliance platform CargoHub to offer its customers with a digital tool to manage their claims and pre-claims requests.
Views: 2435
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Tacoma names commission officers

February 8 - Clare Petrich has been appointed commission president at the port of Tacoma in Washington, USA, succeeding Don Meyer.
Views: 2417
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dship partners with ISLA

February 8 - dship Carriers has appointed Italian Shipping & Logistics Agency (ISLA) as its exclusive commercial agent in Italy. 
Views: 2800
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Woehrel to step down from Marseille Fos

February 8 - Christine Cabau Woehrel will step down from her position as ceo at Marseille Fos port authority upon completion of her five-year term in March.
Views: 2369
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Year three for Etihad

February 6 - EEM World, a leading organiser of equestrian events, has contracted Etihad Cargo to transport 68 horses from Belgium to Hong Kong ahead of the annual Longines Masters of Hong Kong. 
Views: 2256
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Robert Wynn and Sons transports history 

February 6 - UK-based specialist shipping company Robert Wynn and Sons has delivered a historic vessel from Southampton to the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Hartlepool.
Views: 2305
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Cats fly with Osprey - Updated

February 5 - UK-based Osprey Heavy Lift has made a second visit to the Isle of Wight to assist Wight Shipyard Company relocate a catamaran, weighing 72 tonnes, from its fabrication shed to the River Medina.
Views: 4686
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Nord/LB ties up with DSGV

February 5 - Nord/LB has rejected a joint offer from two financial investors for a minority stake in the bank, as it focuses on a joint solution with the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV). 
Views: 2693
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Chipolbrok loads in Hamburg

February 5 - Several oversized cargoes, including generator shafts and a used diesel locomotive, were recently loaded on board Chipolbrok’s heavy lift vessel Pacific in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 2352
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Nooteboom secures patent

February 5 - Nooteboom has received a European patent for a lift adapter developed for its Mega Windmill Transporter (MWT).
Views: 2361
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BigMove establishes forwarding arm

February 5 - BigMove, a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies, has established a project forwarding arm, BigMove Projekt.
Views: 2514
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Jumbo pays tribute to founder

February 5 - Jumbo Maritime has released a tribute video on YouTube in honour of the late Hans Kahn, who founded the company in 1968.
Views: 2236
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BDO completes Moore Stephens merger

February 5 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has completed its partial merger with advisory BDO.
Views: 2206
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TII Group readies for bauma

February 4 - The TII Group is set to showcase its range of heavy-duty vehicles at this year’s bauma exhibition, which takes place in Munich from April 8 - 14.
Views: 2460
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Ainscough builds upon safety culture

February 4 - In 2018, Ainscough Group launched an employee engagement application designed to improve communications between its workforce and build upon the company’s safety culture.
Views: 2404
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Van Weezel in at ABP

February 4 - UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Harm van Weezel as the group’s chief information officer.
Views: 2059
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Arndt joins deugro

February 1 - deugro has appointed Christian Arndt as senior vice president – oil and gas logistics. 
Views: 2971
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Optimarin hits century in 2018

February 1 - Ballast water treatment system manufacturer Optimarin sold more than 100 systems during 2018 and reported record revenues for the year.
Views: 2113
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CargoLogicAir celebrates growth

January 31 - UK-based freighter airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) said that the amount of cargo it handled during 2018 increased by 36 percent year-on-year over 2017, and revenues reached USD200 million.
Views: 2063
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Volga-Dnepr supports OneWeb satellite project

January 31 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported six satellites, weighing 30 tonnes in total, from Toulouse, France to Cayenne in French Guiana for the OneWeb constellation project.
Views: 2651
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Crowley promotes three 

January 30 - Crowley Logistics has made a trio of appointments, including the promotion of Patrick Collins to vice president of terminal operations. 
Views: 2132
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Mackay targets breakbulk cargo

January 30 - North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has opened a storage area in the port of Mackay, Australia.
Views: 1983
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Antonov Airlines delivers for Bolloré

January 30 - Antonov Airlines has transported mining equipment from East Midlands Airport, UK to Franceville in Gabon on behalf of Bolloré Logistics.
Views: 2378
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Horses fly with Turkish Cargo

January 30 - Earlier this month, Turkish Cargo transported 17 horses to Istanbul and Dubai, respectively, on two separate freighter flights.
Views: 2206
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Easter arrives at Daseke

January 29 - Chris Easter has been appointed chief operating officer at North American specialised transport provider Daseke. 
Views: 2052
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Cargo volumes soar at Sheremetyevo

January 29 - Sheremetyevo International airport handled more than 300,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, an increase of 5.5 percent compared with 2017.
Views: 1977
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Brack joins Columbia Shipmanagement

January 29 - Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) has appointed Joachim Brack as finance and commercial managing director, effective February 1, 2019.
Views: 2193
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Meriaura boosts project cargo capacity

January 28 - Meriaura has signed five time charter agreements that will see a deck cargo carrier, two multipurpose vessels and two dry bulk ships join its fleet.
Views: 2253
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Höegh adds Asian port calls

January 28 - Höegh Autoliners has extended its Europe to the Middle East service to include port calls in Asia.
Views: 2195
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Registration opens for AntwerpXL

January 25 - Registration for the AntwerpXL exhibition, which takes place between May 7-9, 2019, has officially opened. 
Views: 2142
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Röhlig expands advisory board

January 25 - Germany’s Röhlig Logistics has appointed Verena Pausder and Jan Brorhilker to its advisory board.
Views: 2409
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First aircraft arrives for CLG

January 24 - CargoLogic Germany (CLG) has taken delivery of its first operated aircraft - a Boeing 737 freighter - at Leipzig/Halle airport.
Views: 2204
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Mammoet locks in gate move

January 23 - Mammoet has transported what it claims to be the largest lock gates in the world – weighing 3,000 tons (2,721.6 tonnes) and measuring 72 m wide by 24 m high and 11 m thick – from South Korea to Amsterdam.
Views: 2041
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Oxbo is busy in Oregon

January 23 - Oxbo Mega Transport Solutions has removed three transformers, units, weighing 130,000 lbs (59 tonnes) each, from the Dalles dam in Washington, USA.
Views: 2410
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Spliethoff acquires Hansa vessels

January 22 - The Spliethoff Group confirmed that it has acquired five multipurpose tweendeck vessels from Hansa Heavy Lift’s fleet.
Views: 2769
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deugro group names de Souza 

January 22 - deugro group has appointed Ivan Rodrigues de Souza as corporate vice president - sales and business development, effective January 28, 2019. 
Views: 2601
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ABC readies for Boeing delivery

January 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has contracted Aviation Capital Group (ACG) to finance part of the acquisition of a Boeing 747-8 freighter, which is expected to be delivered to the Russian operator in February 2019. 
Views: 2184
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CEE members on the move

January 22 - SAL Heavy Lift has delivered a range of heavy and oversized cargoes, including a 550-ton (499-tonne) reactor, to Houston, USA on its heavy lift vessel Anne-Sofie. 
Views: 2353
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GAC expands to Uruguay 

January 22 - GAC has opened an office in Uruguay in response to a growing demand for its shipping services from the offshore oil and gas industry. 
Views: 2188
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HAV awarded POA

January 21 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind the development of the Airlander 10 aircraft, has been awarded production organisation approval (POA) from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Views: 2030
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Service enhancements at APL

January 21 - APL is set to launch a weekly service connecting North, Central and South China with ports in Malaysia.
Views: 2001
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Canaveral adds Liebherr MHC

January 21 - Port Canaveral has taken delivery of a Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour crane at its North Cargo Berth 5.
Views: 2230
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Registration open for SC&RA conference

January 18 - Registration for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) 2019 annual conference, which will be held from April 23-27 in California, is now open.
Views: 2371
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BBC targets yacht community

January 18 - Leer-headquartered multipurpose carrier, BBC Chartering, has launched a dedicated division for yacht transportation.
Views: 2972
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Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide  

January 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics, has appointed Ivan Liso as director of projects, EPC and Marine, for the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) regions. 
Views: 2867
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ABC flies high with XL cargoes

January 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw its volumes of ‘special commodities’ increase by over 25 percent in 2018.
Views: 2373
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STS crane loaded at Bilbao

January 16 - Grupo Altius has coordinated the loading of a fully erected ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of Bilbao, Spain in cooperation with Marítima Davila and Toro y Betolaza.
Views: 2421
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Meriaura appoints two

January 16 - Meriaura Group has appointed Bengt-Erik Rosin as managing director and Ville Koskinen as managing director of VG-Shipping, its ship management subsidiary.
Views: 2949
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DSV makes move on Panalpina

January 16 - Denmark’s DSV has made an offer to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina for approximately CHF170 (USD172) per share.
Views: 3223
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Drewry remains neutral on multipurpose prospects

January 15 - For those involved in the supply of multipurpose shipping services, there was little to get excited about in a webinar, hosted by maritime consultancy, Drewry, earlier today.
Views: 2520
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ABP steels itself with new contract

January 15 - UK freight forwarding company R.M. Maritime has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to handle steel at the port of Immingham.
Views: 2302
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Stingl steps up at Panalpina

January 15 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Stingl as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe.
Views: 2865
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Rosyth welcomes MHC

January 15 - The port of Rosyth, which is owned by Forth Ports, has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 3092
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Final Deutsche Bucht foundations depart Cuxport

January 15 - Cuxport Terminal in Germany welcomed Seajacks’ installation vessel Scylla on December 30 to load the final foundation structures for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
Views: 2246
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Crowley adds service capacity

January 15 - Crowley Logistics has increased the cargo capacity of its services between northeastern USA, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin.
Views: 2347
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Magdalena moves to Noatum Castellón

January 15 - Óscar Magdalena has been appointed director of Noatum Terminal Castellón in Spain, after spending three years at the helm of Noatum Terminal Málaga.
Views: 2192
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Xellz eyes African market

January 14 - Xellz Operations intends to open an office in Lagos, Nigeria during the first quarter of 2019.
Views: 2439
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Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 2707
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Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery

January 14 - Danish heavy-duty equipment manufacturer N.C. Nielsen has delivered a reachstacker capable of lifting 152 tons (137.9 tonnes) to Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 2597
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Puig steps up at Noatum

January 14 - Noatum Logistics, a division of Noatum Maritime, has appointed Sergi Puig as director of its Barcelona office.
Views: 2243
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Sentences announced in Jasmine case

January 11 - Four individuals convicted over a corruption plot relating to ConocoPhillips' Jasmine North Sea oil exploration project have avoided prison after the judge suspended the sentences.
Views: 2615
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AntwerpXL plans conference agenda

January 11 - The organiser behind the AntwerpXL exhibition, Easyfairs, has teamed up with Meantime Communications to finalise the seminar and content programme for the three-day event.
Views: 2509
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Hansa's woes continue

January 11 - Six of Hansa Heavy Lift’s multipurpose vessels have been arrested, according to a spokesperson from the preliminary administrator appointed to oversee the carrier’s insolvency proceedings.
Views: 3126
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Atakaş adds Konecranes unit

January 11 - Turkey’s Atakaş Port Business has acquired a rail-mounted mobile harbour crane from Konecranes.
Views: 3126
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Antonov extends SALIS contract

January 11 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Antonov Company have agreed a three-year contract extension for the provision of airfreight support for the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 2501
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BIMCO takes aim at piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

January 11 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has called on the European Union (EU), China and the USA to join forces and support counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Guinea.
Views: 2436
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Airbus moves with Faymonville  

January 9 - Czech Republic-based Pavel Švestka has transported a dismantled Airbus A320 from Ostrava to Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia using a Faymonville CombiMAX trailer. 
Views: 2778
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NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement

January 9 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has expanded its existing operating agreement with Atlas Air to include three additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 2486
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Oaktree invests in Watco

January 9 - Oaktree Capital Management has formed a strategic partnership with Watco Companies that will see the Los Angeles-based private equity firm invest USD450 million in the Kansas-heaquartered transportation company.
Views: 3300
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Dan-Czech delivers overnight 

January 8 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered a machinery part, weighing 34 tonnes, from Prague to the river port of Melnik, Czech Republic. 
Views: 2304
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Boskalis dons Cape 

January 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a pre-construction agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.
Views: 2754
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Kastrup steps up at APL

January 7 - APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has appointed Lars Kastrup as ceo. 
Views: 2512
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Stevens Towing rolls from Portland

January 4 - Stevens Towing has transported equipment for tissue manufacturing from the port of Portland, Maine to Charleston, South Carolina on behalf of HLI Rail & Rigging.
Views: 2809
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Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment

January 4 - Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019, as long as the industry fulfils its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities, according to accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. 
Views: 3595
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Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects  

January 4 - Global shipping consultancy Drewry is hosting a free webinar later this month, looking at the recent trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both the breakbulk and project cargo sectors. 
Views: 2697
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Samskip takes lead in Seashuttle project

January 4 - Multimodal logistics provider Samskip has been named lead partner in Seashuttle – a project that aims to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to market.
Views: 3132
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One year on, what has been the impact of the ELD mandate?

January 3 - Research from DAT Solutions has suggested that the number of active carriers in the US commercial motor vehicle sector has grown at a faster rate following the implementation of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.
Views: 2850
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Titzrath to stay at HHLA

January 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has extended Angela Titzrath’s contract as chairwoman of the executive board from September 2019 to October 2024.
Views: 2539
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Rosatom to manage NSR

January 3 - Rosatom has been appointed as Russia’s management authority for the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 2760
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CEVA appoints Neri

January 3 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Gianclaudio Neri as managing director of its Italy cluster.
Views: 2553
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OuYang 1 jacks it up 

January 3 - Aqualis Offshore has completed the jacking trial of the wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1. 
Views: 2655
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DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 2825
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TTS wins Cosco contract

January 2 - Norway’s TTS Group has been awarded a NOK 102 million (USD11.7 million) contract with Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard Company in China for five sets of cargo cranes and hatch covers.
Views: 2661

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