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Upgraded shipping service will help boost African trade thumbnail image

Upgraded shipping service will help boost African trade

September 30 - September 30 - Safmarine says the addition of Beira and an eastbound Toamasina call on its weekly shipping service between Southern Africa and Asia (the Safari 3 service)will help boost trade between southern Africa and Asia.
Views: 866
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LCL Logistix India Pvt Ltd joins PCN in India

September 29 - September 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) now has four members in India with the appointment of LCL Logistix India Pvt Ltd, further strengthening its representation in the region.
Views: 941
Liebherr extends mobility of narrow-track crawler chassis thumbnail image

Liebherr extends mobility of narrow-track crawler chassis

September 27 - September 27 - Liebherr says that it has extended the on-site mobility of its LR 1600/2-W narrow-track crawler crane and the machine can now become operational with a main boom up to 108 m in length, with a 12 m fixed jib.
Views: 642
Shuttlelift reveals new DB Series gantry cranes thumbnail image

Shuttlelift reveals new DB Series gantry cranes

September 27 - September 27 - Shuttlelift has announced the launch of a newly developed series of double-beam mobile gantry cranes designed to provide state-of-the-art material handling and operational efficiency at an exceptional value.
Views: 660
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GAC's new team to boost presence in Brazil

September 27 - September 27 - GAC is strengthening its logistics and oil & gas services in Latin America, with the announcement of two new appointments at GAC Brazil.
Views: 722
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Century for Project Cargo Network

September 26 - September 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has reached a major milestone in its development with 100 companies now on its membership roster.
Views: 1086
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Dredging set to start at Corpus Christi

September 26 - September 26 - Today, Port Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, is set to commence dredging operations for La Quinta Channel Extension project.
Views: 869
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Blank checks into ACS Frankfurt

September 21 - September 21 - UK-based air freight broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed a new cargo sales director at its Frankfurt office while the company has organised a vital relief goods flight into North Korea in response to the devastating floods in tha
Views: 1030
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GAC Group makes a trio of significant management appointments

September 20 - September 20 - The GAC Group has announced two key management appointments in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for its group and local operations at the same time as the group has appointed a new group HSSE (Health Safety Security Environment) manager to drive
Views: 1093
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NSCSA exercises options for two ro-cons

September 16 - September 16 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has exercised the option to build two ro-con vessels with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
Views: 978
Konecranes to supply cranes for Klaipeda thumbnail image

Konecranes to supply cranes for Klaipeda

September 14 - September 14 - Konecranes has received an order for three Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes and seven Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in Lithuania. The cranes will be delivered to the port of Klaipeda starting in the fourth quarter of
Views: 909
Demag Cranes delivers five to Dutch ports thumbnail image

Demag Cranes delivers five to Dutch ports

September 14 - September 14 - Demag Cranes is further expanding its business in the Netherlands with the delivery of five Generation 5 Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes to three major terminal operators, in the Netherlands.
Views: 1084
Antwerp port authority expands presence in South America thumbnail image

Antwerp port authority expands presence in South America

September 12 - September 12 - Antwerp Port Authority has expanded its presence in South America with the appointment of three new representatives: Fernando Bustamante, German Calderon (both in Chile) and Henrique Machado Rabelo (in Brazil), to promote the port across So
Views: 829
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AF Decom opens in Aberdeen

September 8 - September 8 - AF Decom Offshore, a specialist company in the removal, demolition, environmental reconstruction and recycling of buildings, industrial plants and offshore installations, has opened an Aberdeen office to target the emerging UK market.
Views: 721
Construction Products buys a Shuttlelift SB50 thumbnail image

Construction Products buys a Shuttlelift SB50

September 8 - September 8 - Construction Products, Inc (CPI) from Jackson, USA, recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary with the purchase of a single-beam mobile gantry crane from Shuttlelift.
Views: 793
A hamburger with triple BBC Chartering vessels thumbnail image

A hamburger with triple BBC Chartering vessels

September 7 - September 7 - It was a case of once, twice, three times a vessel as a trio of leading German heavy lift operator BBC Chartering's vessels were in the port of Hamburg simultaneously.
Views: 1008
Liebherr delivers two to Onitsha River Port thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers two to Onitsha River Port

September 7 - September 7 - Major investment in the ports on the Niger River in Nigeria to allow discharge and loading of heavy lift and breakbulk items has resulted in the acquisition of two Liebherr Harbour Mobile Cranes type LHM 180, allowing the handling of project
Views: 957
BigLift Shipping names new rep for Brazil thumbnail image

BigLift Shipping names new rep for Brazil

September 5 - September 5 - Effective September 1 2011, BigLift Shipping appointed BrazGlobal Project Shipping and Logistics Ltda as the shipping line's representative in Brazil.
Views: 965
UN Security Council voices concern over maritime piracy in West Africa thumbnail image

UN Security Council voices concern over maritime piracy in West Africa

September 5 - September 5 -The UN Security Council has voiced concern over increasing maritime piracy, armed robbery and reports of hostage-taking in the Gulf of Guinea, saying the crimes were having an adverse impact on security, trade and other economic activities in
Views: 628
Boeing 747-8 Freighter first delivery set for September 19 thumbnail image

Boeing 747-8 Freighter first delivery set for September 19

September 5 - September 5 - Boeing will deliver the first 747-8 Freighter to launch customer Cargolux on September 19 at Paine Field in Everett, US and Cargolux will fly the aircraft away that morning and put it into revenue service.
Views: 493
Concargo appoints oil and gas expert thumbnail image

Concargo appoints oil and gas expert

September 2 - September 2 - Concargo (Pty) Ltd South Africa has appointed energy, oil and gas specialist Shawn Fraser to head up the company's Johannesburg branch and also to be national operations manager.
Views: 891
UK region awarded Enterprise Zone status thumbnail image

UK region awarded Enterprise Zone status

September 1 - September 1 - In the UK, the Humber region on the east coast has been awarded 'enterprise zone' status creating significant financial incentives for new renewable energy businesses.
Views: 674

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