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SFPC adds heavy lift capability

May 25 - Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) in the Republic of Ireland has taken delivery of a LHM 420 Liebherr mobile harbour crane.

Germany set to increase HGV tolls

May 25 - The German cabinet has passed the fifth Federal Road Toll Act (Bundesfernstraßenmautgesetz). Starting January 1, 2019, there will be an increase in the tolls imposed on heavy goods vehicles (HGV).

Titan adds Milan office

May 25 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has opened an office in Milan.

LiftWerx and Siemens Gamesa reach new heights

May 25 - Canada-based LiftWerx Solutions has partnered with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to develop what it claims is the world’s highest capacity up-tower lifting device.

Mammoet lifts with Green Pin Tycan

May 25 - Netherlands-headquartered Mammoet has become the world’s first user of Green Pin Tycan chain for lifting operations, according to Green Pin Tycan manufacturer, Van Beest.

Geodis reorganises regional network

May 24 - Geodis has established four new regions - Western Europe, Middle East & Africa, Northern & Continental Europe and Americas & Asia Pacific regions - alongside the group’s existing lines of business.

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

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ACS widens Beijing footprint

May 24 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated to larger premises in Beijing in order to facilitate the broker’s growth plans in China.
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AGCS expands insurance offering

May 23 - Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer, has formed a partnership with its engineering division to offer expanded project cargo coverage.
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Emirates names Harman

May 23 - Emirates SkyCargo has appointed David Harman as cargo manager for Switzerland. Based in Zürich, Harman will be responsible for overseeing all operational and commercial aspects of the airline’s freight activity in the country.

Sectors | Shipping | Overland | Logistics | Airfreight | Ports and terminals | Networks | Archive

New shortsea link for Cuxhaven

May 24 - LD Seaplane has started a regular shortsea ro-ro shipping service connecting Nantes Saint-Nazaire in France and Cuxhaven, Germany.

Haizea Wind opens at Bilbao

May 23 - Haizea Wind has inaugurated its EUR60 million (USD70.28 million) wind turbine tower and offshore foundation manufacturing facility at the port of Bilbao, Spain.

EMS moves Bremen office

May 23 - EMS Chartering has relocated its Bremen office and, since the beginning of the year, strengthened its team with the appointment of Andreas Walter.

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Dan-Czech delivers silos

May 24 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of silos, measuring 26.8 m long, from Žilina in Slovakia to the UK.

Fesco powers into Moscow

May 24 - Russia-headquartered logistics group Fesco has completed the delivery of three transformers from Novorossiysk to a combined heat power plant project in Moscow.

Kerch Strait Bridge opens

May 23 - The controversial Kerch Strait Bridge has been officially opened to road traffic. The 19 km bridge connects Crimea’s Kerch Peninsula and the Taman Peninsula of Krasnodar Krai in Russia.

Insight | Archive

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.

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.

Equipment

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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.

Bigge opts for Liebherr

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

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