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Sectors News from May 2019

Multipurpose charter rates dip thumbnail image

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.
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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: 152
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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: 265
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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: 304
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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: 308
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Bob Felix joins UTC

May 17 - UTC Overseas has appointed Bob Felix to its rail logistics team as director of specialised projects.
Views: 860
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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: 617
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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: 697
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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: 704
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ACS relocates Moscow base

May 16 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Moscow, Russia, operation to larger premises in the city.
Views: 656
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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: 745
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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: 769
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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: 900
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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: 815
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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: 929
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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: 1030
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Cayon delivers with Cometto

May 13 - Groupe Cayon has handled the delivery of a transformer for an EDF substation in Gennevilliers, France.
Views: 994
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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: 1043
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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: 1216
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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: 1204
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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: 1443
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Saudia expands Asian connections

May 10 - Saudia Cargo has added weekly freighter services to Guangzhou, China and Mumbai, India to its network. 
Views: 1253
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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: 1151
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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: 1419
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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: 1319
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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: 1246
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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: 1388
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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: 1266
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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: 1336
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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: 1292
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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: 1296
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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: 1335
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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: 1530
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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: 1371
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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: 1426
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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: 1496
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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: 1583
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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: 1654
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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: 1742
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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: 1723
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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: 1677
CSA 2020: Ports could revoke scrubber bans thumbnail image

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: 1524
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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: 1724
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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: 1593
Huisman delivers in 3D thumbnail image

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: 1783
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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: 1784
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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: 1697
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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: 1817
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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: 2162
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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: 1725
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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: 1668
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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: 1911
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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: 2111
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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: 2070
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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: 1871
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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: 2084

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