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Jumbo founder passes away

May 22 - Jumbo has announced that its founder, Hans Gerhard Kahn, passed away on May 18 at the age of 95.

ICS fears chaos and confusion

May 22 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolves issues concerning the implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap.

Osprey crosses the M1

May 22 - Osprey Heavy Lift has installed a 1,200-tonne bridge deck over the M1 motorway in the UK on behalf of Buckingham Group Contracting and Cleveland Bridge.

Hareket takes MGSL delivery

May 22 - Cometto has delivered 108 axle lines of MGSL heavy-duty modules to Turkey’s Hareket Heavy Lifting & Project Transportation.

SimsHD expands fleet

May 22 - SimsHD has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a heavy haulage trailer fleet, including a USD3 million Trail King 24-axle dual lane trailer.

Red Hook enters SSBMT partnership

May 22 - The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has awarded a long-term lease of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) to Red Hook Terminals and Industry City.

Business | Mergers and acquisitions | Forecasts | Investments | Appointments | Archive

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BNSF names Ronning

May 16 - BNSF Logistics has appointed Nancee Ronning as chief commercial officer, effective immediately.

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Antonov powers ahead in Pakistan

May 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported a power plant rotor from Italy to Pakistan on board one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.

Largest US wind power distribution hub opens

May 16 - The recent expansion of its location in Garden City, USA, has given Transportation Partners and Logistics (TP&L) the largest wind power component distribution centre in North America, the company claims.

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Cosmatos on the double

May 22 - Cosmatos Shipping Services has handled the export of four desalter vessels at the port of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Slug catchers sail to Saudi Arabia

May 17 - Coordinadora has loaded two slug catchers, weighing 2,000 tonnes each, on board CY Shipping's deck carrier CY Interocean II, at the port of Gijón, Spain.

Bolloré barges through Kenya

May 17 - Bolloré Logistics' industrial projects team was recently contracted by Base Titanium to provide Customs clearance and the transportation of a heavy piece of mining equipment from the port of Mombasa to a site in Kwale.

Insight | Archive

Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec

IMO reaches landmark GHG agreement

April 13 - Delegates at the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) have agreed on a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy for the international shipping industry.

Global standard for airfreight of animals launched

April 12 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recently launched a new standardised global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air.

Equipment

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Bigge opts for Liebherr

May 18 - Bigge Crane and Rigging has purchased four Liebherr LTM 1220 all-terrain cranes.

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