Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Business News from October 2011

Spain's largest port operator rebrands terminals thumbnail image

Spain's largest port operator rebrands terminals

October 31 - October 31 - Noatum, one of Spain's leading maritime terminal and port operations and services companies, has strengthened its corporate identity by rebranding many of the group's terminals and by integrating them under the global Noatum brand.
Views: 714
Bay Crane adds to fleet thumbnail image

Bay Crane adds to fleet

October 31 - October 31 - In the USA, Bay Crane has made some significant additions to its fleet, improving and expanding the existing equipment.
Views: 767
H thumbnail image

H

October 31 - October 31 - Mozambique's First Lady has named H
Fairstar wins Oando Energy Services contract thumbnail image

Fairstar wins Oando Energy Services contract

October 31 - October 31 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a contract by Oando Energy Services, a leading indigenous, energy and energy services company in Nigeria to transport the drilling rig Respect from Lagos, Nigeria to Galveston, USA.
Views: 925
Drewry forecasts container overcapacity to last few years thumbnail image

Drewry forecasts container overcapacity to last few years

October 28 - October 28 - Drewry's latest quarterly Container Forecaster emphasises that this year should have been much better for the industry. First half global demand growth was still running at an annual rate of percent and yet ocean carriers are losing money due
Views: 985
Latin American demand lifts Liebherr mobile harbour crane sales thumbnail image

Latin American demand lifts Liebherr mobile harbour crane sales

October 28 - October 28 - Bullish demand from the Americas has seen sales for Liebherr mobile harbour cranes (MHC) double this year compared with 2010 asdemand for investment in cargo handling equipment remains unbroken, says the global manufacturer.
Views: 936
Fairstar wins Nabors Drilling contract thumbnail image

Fairstar wins Nabors Drilling contract

October 26 - October 26 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been contracted by Nabors Drilling to transport its DB 301 from Port Gentil, Gabon to Pascagoula, Mississippi on the Fairstar semi-submersible vessel Fjell.
Views: 737
Breakbulk keynote speaker calls for creative solutions thumbnail image

Breakbulk keynote speaker calls for creative solutions

October 26 - October 26 - Giga projects are the new landscape of the heavy lift marketplace, and logistics is "even more critical than ever before to EPC success", according to John Mika, senior vice president of procurement, CH2M HILL, reports HLPFI editor, Emma Murr
Views: 1189
Flying a kite with BBC SkySails thumbnail image

Flying a kite with BBC SkySails

October 25 - October 25 -German multi-purpose and heavy lift operator BBC Chartering is to co-operate with SkySails, the alternative propulsion system developer based in Hamburg, to further promote the latter's kite-based system.
Views: 903
Lufthansa Cargo Charter names second partner in Canada thumbnail image

Lufthansa Cargo Charter names second partner in Canada

October 25 - October 25 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency GmbH has contracted general sales agent (GSA) AerodyneCargo Services Inc in Calgary as its second GSA in Canada, following its appointment of Airline Network Service as a GSA partner for the Montreal area just a
Views: 709
Kuehne + Nagel sees earnings grow thumbnail image

Kuehne + Nagel sees earnings grow

October 19 - October 19 - Kuehne + Nagel reports that its earnings grew in first nine months of 2011 by 1.1 percent despite the softening freight market.
Views: 946
Braemar Shipping Services launches Braemar Technical Services thumbnail image

Braemar Shipping Services launches Braemar Technical Services

October 18 - October 18 - Braemar Shipping Services says its penetration of the global marine and offshore services sectors continues to develop with the bringing together of its business units under the umbrella control of the Braemar Technical Services (BTS) divisio
Views: 820
Things are on the rise for Chapman Freeborn thumbnail image

Things are on the rise for Chapman Freeborn

October 18 - October 18 - The global aircraft charter specialist and aircraft broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has been ranked 21st in the Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 250 list, its best-ever position in the list, just four years after it first appeared in the lis
Views: 540
Charleston breakbulk volumes surge on back of investment thumbnail image

Charleston breakbulk volumes surge on back of investment

October 18 - October 18 - With a USD23 million improvement project at its Columbus Street Terminal completed, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reports a surge in non-container cargo at the Port of Charleston.
Views: 703
Dockwise newbuild books second voyage thumbnail image

Dockwise newbuild books second voyage

October 14 - October 14 - Just one day after it announced the filing of a waiver request on a single covenant with its lender syndicate, which seeks consent for a temporary relaxation of the leverage ratio (net debt over EBITDA) for the period March 2012 until Septemb
Views: 749
Four more Liebherrs for Wille-Krane thumbnail image

Four more Liebherrs for Wille-Krane

October 14 - October 14 - As can be seen in the picture below, Wille-Krane managing director Karsten Schneider and his son Mario were welcome guests at the Liebherr-Werk Ehingen plant, collecting their new LTM 1095-5.1 mobile crane. Three more LTM cranes are already o
Views: 777
Profits up at Air Partner but revenues tumble in freight division thumbnail image

Profits up at Air Partner but revenues tumble in freight division

October 14 - October 14 - In its results for the year ended July 31 2011, Air Partner said its focus on core broking has delivered strong results, despite a difficult trading environment, with profits before tax up by 93 percent to GBP5.3 million (USD8.3); and overall
Views: 848
Fairstar balances loss with increase in future contract revenue thumbnail image

Fairstar balances loss with increase in future contract revenue

October 13 - October 13 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has said that during its third quarter it was awarded over USD40 million in new contracts for marine transportation services over the next two years and now has contracts in place totalling over USD220 million in tota
Views: 871
Express Transport bags award thumbnail image

Express Transport bags award

October 13 - October 13 - Express Transport Pvt Ltd India (ETPL), a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has been named Project Cargo Mover of the Year Forwarder in this year's Maritime And Logistics Award.
Views: 945
Cargolux resolves contractual issues thumbnail image

Cargolux resolves contractual issues

October 12 - October 12 - Cargolux announced today that the delivery of the first two Boeing 747-8 Freighters initially scheduled for 19 and 21 September is proceeding on 12 and 13 October 2011 following the resolution of contractual issues between Boeing, GE and Carg
Views: 307
Terex Demag move lifts Van der Vlist business thumbnail image

Terex Demag move lifts Van der Vlist business

October 10 - October 10 - European abnormal and heavy haulage provider Van der Vlist has undertaken the recent movement of a Terex Demag CC8800 crane from the manufacturer's factory at Zweibrucken, Germany to the port of Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 924
Horizon Lines completes refinancing thumbnail image

Horizon Lines completes refinancing

October 7 - October 7 - Horizon Lines, Inc has completed a comprehensive refinancing of the company's entire capital structure.
Views: 616
New contracts for Dockwise thumbnail image

New contracts for Dockwise

October 5 - October 5 - New contract wins and variation orders, revised payment terms for the Vanguard, and advances from certain clients, announced today by Dockwise will materially improve the company's cash flows and working capital in 2011 and 2012, says the comp
Views: 693
Flying gets a little safer, thanks to Van der Vlist thumbnail image

Flying gets a little safer, thanks to Van der Vlist

October 5 - October 5 - European abnormal and heavy haulage provider Van der Vlist has handled the movement of a vital piece of modern aviation training equipment from the United States to Europe - a full flight simulator from Miami to Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam.
Views: 984
South Africa's Imperial buys German logistics company thumbnail image

South Africa's Imperial buys German logistics company

October 5 - October 5 - South African transport group Imperial Holdings will pay USD368 million to buy a German logistics company, in a move that bulks up its presence in Europe, even as the region struggles with an uncertain outlook.
Views: 760
Agility names new general manager for Denmark thumbnail image

Agility names new general manager for Denmark

October 4 - October 4 - Global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Army Pedersen as general manager of its operations in Denmark, responsible for the expansion of the business and customer relationships in Denmark.
Views: 742

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.