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Van Oord makes Ballast buy

November 28 - November 28 - Van Oord has reached an agreement on the acquisition of Ballast Nedam's offshore business unit.
Views: 937
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ACS promotes Thompson

November 27 - November 27 - Richard Thompson has been appointed president of Air Charter Service's (ACS) North America operations.
Views: 660
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Gefco on track to Russia

November 27 - November 27 - Gefco Spain and Gefco Russia have signed a contract with Spanish railway manufacturer, Talgo, for the shipping and distribution of six Talgo trains in Russia.
Views: 1182
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Toll NQX takes on Deeson Heavylift

November 27 - November 27 - Toll NQX, part of Toll Group, has strengthened its capabilities with the acquisition of heavy haul and lifting specialist Deeson Heavylift.
Views: 1177
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Antwerp readies for largest ever load

November 26 - November 26 - Next week will see the port of Antwerp handle what is claimed to be its largest-ever cargo, weighing 1,050 tonnes and measuring 24 m in length, 11 m in width and 23 m in height.
Views: 1274
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PNG gets two-way shipping routes

November 26 - November 26 - A new ship routing system will come into effect on June 1, 2015 at Papua New Guinea's Jomard Entrance.
Views: 981
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MFC rises to Essar challenge

November 24 - November 24 - MFC India has handled the transport of components for Essar Heavy Engineering from Hazira to the Reliance Industries-owned Jamnagar Refinery in Gujarat.
Views: 1096
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Cargo floods in for Aaras

November 24 - November 24 - Aaras Project and Logistics Pakistan was appointed the shipping agent for the multipurpose vessel Han Zhi, which arrived at the Port of Karachi carrying 179 units of project cargo.
Views: 1364
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EC suspects truck build cartel

November 20 - November 20 - The European Commission suspects that a number of heavy and medium-duty truck manufacturers have participated in a cartel, breaching EU antitrust rules.
Views: 608
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Poulsen joins Agility

November 19 - November 19 - Soren Poulsen has been appointed ceo for the Greater China Area at Agility.
Views: 858
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THLG celebrates successful event

November 18 - November 18 - The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) celebrated one of its most successful conferences, which took place during October in Limassol, Cyprus.
Views: 1244
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Turner joins Rhenus

November 17 - November 17 - Rhenus Logistics has appointed Russell Turner as branch manager at the forwarder's Cannock, UK branch.
Views: 863
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Broekman in Rotterdam expansion

November 17 - November 17 - Broekman Distriport is expanding its terminal at the Port of Rotterdam by 50,000 sq m to serve the western Scandinavian market.
Views: 1571
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K+N expands Australian footprint

November 14 - November 14 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened its new logistics centre in Greater Sydney to meet a growing demand for end-to-end logistics solutions in Australia.
Views: 885
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HHLA on the up

November 14 - November 14 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) increased its revenue by 6 percent to EUR906.7 million (USD1.13 billion) during the first nine months of 2014.
Views: 1024
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Agility sees strong third quarter

November 13 - November 13 - Global forwarder Agility saw Q3 2014 revenues increase 3 percent year-on-year over the same period of 2013 to KWD337.09 million (USD1.16 billion), contributing to a net profit of KWD13.04 million (USD44.8 million) - up 8 percent.
Views: 918
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New role for Harrison at LOC

November 13 - November 13 - Alex Harrison has been appointed group director, energy services at London Offshore Consultants (LOC), after stepping down as managing director of LOC Australia.
Views: 855
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Deep Sea Mooring weathers the Storm

November 13 - November 13 - StormGeo and Deep Sea Mooring have signed an agreement to provide notifications of weather-related movements of floating offshore units and vessels undertaking complex marine operations.
Views: 715
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SafmarineMPV anticipates growth

November 11 - November 11 - SafmarineMPV expects the multipurpose trade between South and West Africa to grow in 2015 as South African companies strengthen their foothold in the West African market and become more globally competitive.
Views: 1125
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Ukraine crisis hits Nurminen

November 11 - November 11 - Despite ongoing challenging market conditions, Nurminen Logistics continued to implement efficiency measures in the third quarter of 2014 to improve the company's cost structure.
Views: 1010
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Ritchie Bros. in management shake-up

November 11 - November 11 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has made several changes to its reporting structure and senior management team.
Views: 1025
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McAleese invests in Heavy Haulage Australia

November 11 - November 11 - McAleese Group has agreed to pay USD3 million for a 50 percent equity investment in Heavy Haulage Australia (HHA), with an option to acquire the remaining 50 percent in two to five years.
Views: 1013
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Update: ALP in Harms' way?

November 10 - November 10 - ALP Maritime Services has entered into a purchase agreement to purchase six anchor handling tugs, which are currently managed and operated by Harms Bergung Transport & Heavylift.
Views: 1988
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Total makes work for Europe Cargo

November 7 - November 7 - Europe Cargo has been appointed to discharge cargo destined for Total's OPTARA project in Antwerp from vessels onto the quay.
Views: 1111
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Joint project debut for Aertssen and ALE

November 7 - November 7 - Aertssen and ALE have been awarded their inaugural contract as a joint venture, which will see the two companies work for Tecnicas Reunidas on the OPTARA project at the Total refinery in Antwerp.
Views: 1052
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FSG ceo steps down

November 6 - November 6 - After 18 years working for Flensburger Shiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), Peter Sierk has stepped down from his position as ceo of the yard.
Views: 798
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LOC opens in Mumbai

November 6 - November 6 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has opened an office in Mumbai, India.
Views: 1141
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Poulsen joins forces with HBC

November 6 - November 6 - Danish company J. Poulsen Shipping has joined forces with the HBC Group based in Singapore and Hamburg.
Views: 1031
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Topline wraps up properly

November 5 - November 5 - Topline Express Logistics has recently handled two projects that were packed or re-packed by the company to save logistical costs.
Views: 1052
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Swire inks deal with Everett

November 5 - November 5 - Swire Shipping's West Coast North America (WCNA) service will add a monthly, direct call linking the Port of Everett with Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Views: 1259
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Gibson to drive development of GAC oil and gas hub

November 4 - November 4 - At GAC, Steve Gibson has been appointed oil & gas business manager, Europe Global Hub Services, to drive the development of a dedicated hub service for oil and gas customers throughout the region.
Views: 938
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FREJA strengthens Danish management

November 3 - November 3 - FREJA Transport & Logistics has appointed Per Olsen as regional director for its division in Zealand, Denmark.
Views: 907
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Siem completes FSG takeover

November 3 - November 3 - Siem Industries has successfully completed the takeover of the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard in Germany.
Views: 989
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Agility promotes Esa

November 3 - November 3 - Agility has named Mohammed Esa its chief commercial officer (CCO) for Europe.
Views: 1121
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European study into the Aeroscraft

November 3 - November 3 - Members of the European Consortium of Aeroscraft Operations (ECAO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) defining an independent study concerning the Aeroscraft.
Views: 974

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