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Bergeron up at New Orleans

December 29 - December 29 - The board of commissioners at the Port of New Orleans has elected William T. Bergeron to succeed Scott H. Cooper as chairman.
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Mammoet turns on gas in Algeria

December 22 - December 22 - Mammoet has transported a 400-tonne Siemens gas turbine generator from Algiers port to the Cap Djinet power plant project site in Algeria.
Views: 870
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ETS doubles up

December 21 - December 21 - Marine survey agency ETS was appointed to complete a marine warranty survey for a project cargo loading operation in Japan and discharge in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1294
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Breakbulk shipping improvement 'some way off'

December 21 - December 21 - According to global shipping consultancy Drewry, although demand growth is expected to recover next year after a very poor 2015, and supply growth is likely to be minimal, competition from other sectors will maintain pressure on the breakbul
Views: 864
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New projects network launched

December 18 - December 18 - A new project freight forwarder network - Project Freight Net (PFN) - has been launched.
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SAL: 'Toughen up' in 2016

December 18 - December 18 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line, SAL Heavy Lift, said 2015 turned out to be a tough year. Despite completing a raft of technical projects, the tumbling oil price led to a steep downturn in the global offshore industry.
Views: 1191
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Cargolux begins pilot recruitment

December 18 - December 18 - Following the adoption of a new collective work agreement (CWA), Cargolux Airlines has begun the hiring and training process for 100 new pilots in Luxembourg.
Views: 862
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Mammoet gets big fleet boost

December 18 - December 18 - Mammoet USA has invested in a 1,600-tonne capacity Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane to tackle several upcoming projects on the Gulf Coast.
Views: 806
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Aqualis finance chief moves on

December 17 - December 17 - Christian Opsahl has resigned as chief financial officer of energy consultancy firm Aqualis to pursue interests outside the company.
Views: 578
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JSL pipes up in Qatar

December 16 - December 16 - Recently appointed member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Qatar, JSL Global, has coordinated the shipment of oil and gas pipes from China to Doha.
Views: 1393
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Peel Ports in at Great Yarmouth

December 16 - December 16 - Peel Ports Group has completed the acquisition of Great Yarmouth Port Company Limited (GYPC) from International Port Holdings for an undisclosed sum.
Views: 595
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ICS welcomes Paris agreement

December 14 - December 14 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the global shipping industry, has welcomed the Paris climate change agreement, which was adopted unanimously on December 12 by 195 nations.
Views: 921
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Tote names Noone

December 14 - December 14 - Tote Maritime Alaska has appointed Michael Noone to replace John Parrott as the company's president, with effect from January 1, 2016.
Views: 665
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Braemar SA names Constable

December 11 - December 11 - Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) has appointed Kevin Constable as its marine manager (Europe), ports and harbours.
Views: 773
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Chinese tie-up approved

December 11 - December 11 - A statement on China's State Council website suggests that the merger between China Ocean Shipping Group (Cosco) and China Shipping Group (CSCL) has been approved.
Views: 793
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Fitch cuts outlook for shipping

December 11 - December 11 - Credit ratings and research oufit, Fitch Ratings has revised its global shipping sector outlook for 2016 to negative from stable in 2015.
Views: 844
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UTC hails Ex-Im bank renewal

December 11 - December 11 - UTC Overseas has expressed its thanks to industry colleagues, supporters and associates for their combined efforts in winning Congressional reauthorisation of the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).
Views: 748
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Permit harmoniser to leave AASHTO

December 11 - December 11 - Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has reported that Chris Smith, senior programme manager for freight at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has accepted a new position as director
Views: 713
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Cargolux CWA deal takes step backwards

December 10 - December 10 - Collective work agreement (CWA) talks between Cargolux management and the unions were cut short after LCGB backtracked on the principle agreement reached on December 1.
Views: 792
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Seajacks ship set for operation

December 10 - December 10 - Seajacks International, the offshore installation and maintenance contractor, has announced that its fifth self-propelled jack-up vessel, Seajacks Scylla, is set to enter service.
Views: 1037
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March up at WCA

December 10 - December 10 - Dan March has been appointed ceo of the WCA network of independent logistics companies.
Views: 1003
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US approves highway bill and EXIM Bank

December 9 - December 9 - After lengthy debate, the US Senate approved a five-year USD305 billion highway bill and revived the charter of the US Export-Import Bank.
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John Good reshuffles board

December 9 - December 9 - Effective January 1, 2016, Alan Platt will replace John Rutherford as chairman of UK based John Good Shipping, while Seamus Jennings will become managing director of the company.
Views: 607
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Imperial makes Speedway buy

December 9 - December 9 - Imperial Crane Services has acquired Speedway Crane, which it says will help accelerate its expansion into the Joliet region of Illinois, USA.
Views: 782
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TII Group enters India

December 8 - December 8 - Germany's TII Group has entered the Indian market after acquiring domestic trailer manufacturer Tratec and establishing an Indian subsidiary - TII India PvT. Ltd.
Views: 947
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AV Dawson picks Nettle

December 8 - December 8 - UK headquartered forwarder AV Dawson has appointed Charlie Nettle as its head of marketing and business development.
Views: 885
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Adams joins ALE

December 8 - December 8 - ALE has appointed Darren Adams as the new director for its UK business.
Views: 1213
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Two more for Hansa Heavy Lift

December 7 - December 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift is continuing its global expansion programme with new offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), together with the appointment of a new commercial agent in Colombia.
Views: 1184
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Chapman Freeborn opens in Katowice

December 3 - December 3- Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has established a new office in Katowice, Poland, to meet increasing demand for its services.
Views: 734
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Carisbrooke doubles up

December 3 - December 3 - Carisbrooke Shipping has appointed Heiko Hinrichs, formerly of Ocean 5, and Joschka Boeddeling, most recently of Jumbo Shipping, to its chartering desk.
Views: 870
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Lufthansa and ANA expand agreement

December 2 - December 2 - One year after its original launch, Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways Cargo (ANA) are expanding their network joint venture between Europe and Japan by adding Fukuoka and Sapporo as destinations.
Views: 1002
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Metro Ports seeks US Gulf growth

December 1 - December 1 - Brent Mahana has been named Metro Ports vice president - business development, with a special emphasis on growth in the US Gulf region.
Views: 673
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Stockton names Grossgart

November 30 - November 30 - The Port of Stockton has appointed Pete Grossgart as its new marketing manager.
Views: 556
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ALC in Cargo Service buy

November 27 - November 27 - Aarhus Logistics Centre (ALC) has signed an agreement to take over the activities of Cargo Service at the Danish Port of Aarhus.
Views: 665
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Cargolux approves extra pilots

November 27 - November 27 - Against a background of ongoing discussions with unions regarding a new collective work agreement (CWA), the Cargolux board of directors has agreed a significant expansion strategy for the airline.
Views: 549
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Air Partner inks UAE deal

November 26 - November 26 - Air Partner has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Cargo Integrators (ACI), which will see the two companies work together to develop their freight charter and global airfreight products.
Views: 806
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ASEAN-China agreement revised

November 26 - November 26 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have signed an agreement to amend and update the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Views: 803
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Steder goes ro-ro

November 24 - November 24 - Steder Group has transported a Hitachi EX1200 excavator from the customer's quay in the Netherlands to a terminal in Belgium for shipment by ro-ro vessel to South America.
Views: 964
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Parker up at Clecat

November 24 - November 24 - Member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) board, Steve Parker, has been appointed president of the Brussels based European association for forwarding, transport, logistics and Customs services, Clecat.
Views: 856
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Ship operating costs to rise

November 23 - November 23 - According to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2015/16 report published by Drewry, the cost of operating cargo ships is forecast to rise over the next two years after falling in 2015.
Views: 685
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ProvPort plays offshore wind part

November 23 - November 23 - Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are establishing a new temporary manufacturing facility at Rhode Island's Port of Providence (ProvPort), for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island wind farm.
Views: 1037
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UGLYcargo launches marketplace

November 23 - November 23 - UGLYcargo has launched an online marketplace designed to assist shippers in finding an appropriate carrier at competitive prices and support carriers in maximising their load capacity.
Views: 682
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Rickmers-Linie in 'positive turnaround'

November 20 - November 20 - Rickmers Group's heavy lift shipping subsidiary Rickmers-Linie recorded a 6.9 percent year-on-year drop in revenue for the first nine months of 2015, but a positive increase in EBITDA (consolidated operating profit before interest, taxes, de
Views: 997
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Everett unveils new budget

November 18 - November 18 - The Port of Everett Commission has revealed a USD78 million operating and capital budget for 2016.
Views: 566
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Nordana Sea to set sail

November 18 - November 18 - Nordana Sea - the third vessel in a series of six ships to be delivered to Symphony Shipping and subsequently chartered out to Nordana - will be launched by the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany on December 11, 2015.
Views: 1121
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Newport ups capacity

November 17 - November 17 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested GBP1.6 million (USD2.4 million) in a new mobile harbour crane at the UK's Port of Newport.
Views: 1112
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Townsville inks Indonesian tie-up

November 17 - November 17 - Australia's Port of Townsville has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC) to strengthen trade and development opportunities between the respective countries.
Views: 809
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States club together in terminal build

November 17 - November 17 - Georgia and South Carolina's port authorities have signed a joint venture agreement that provides the necessary framework for the two US states to work cooperatively towards the development of the Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT).
Views: 696
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Boskalis outlook unchanged

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has posted "good" third quarter results, with quarterly revenue slightly exceeding the average quarterly revenue in the first of the year.
Views: 788
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New Orleans hits high

November 12 - November 12 - The Port of New Orleans has surpassed the half-million mark for twenty-foot equivalent units (teu) handled over a 12-month period.
Views: 535
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Subsea 7 downscaling plans succeed

November 12 - November 12 - Subsea 7 has disclosed a bigger fleet reduction plan with six of its ships being laid up in order to reduce the fleet in "subdued markets".
Views: 412
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Agility growth steady in 'soft' market

November 12 - November 12 - Agility posted a net profit of KWD13.7 million (USD45 million) for the third quarter of 2015, which represents a 5 percent increase compared with the same period of 2014.
Views: 774
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AAPA names new board

November 12 - November 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Jim Quinn, president and ceo of the Saint John Port Authority in New Brunswick, as the 2015-16 chairman of the board.
Views: 824
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Alstom sells to GE

November 10 - November 10 - Alstom has closed the sale of its energy activities to General Electric (GE) for approximately EUR12.4 billion (USD13.25 billion).
Views: 1050
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Tork talks up new crane

November 10 - November 10 - Turkish heavy haulier Tork Industrial Logistics Solutions has invested in a new 1,100-tonne capacity Enerpac gantry crane, as well as a Scheuerle Power Booster.
Views: 1086
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CP Ships' Ray Miles dies

November 9 - November 9 - Raymond R Miles, who during his 43-year international transport career helped steer the course of container shipping as it evolved through its second generation, died on Friday November 6, 2015 after a brief illness. He was 71.
Views: 1137
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Manitoulin takes Entrec stake

November 9 - November 9 - Canada's Manitoulin Transport has made a strategic investment into Entrec Corporation, taking beneficial ownership of approximately 15.4 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares of the company on a non-diluted basis.
Views: 922
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Volga-Dnepr confirms new airline

November 9 - November 9 - Speaking at the XLProjects Network's (XLP) 3rd annual conference in Kuala Lumpur, Alan Baldwin, Volga-Dnepr Group's business development manager, confirmed that the company has established a new airline - Cargo Logic Air (CLA).
Views: 795
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ZPMC-Red Box sees second ship

November 6 - November 6 - Red Box Energy Services has seen the launch of its second 25,000 dwt PC-3 Polar Class Module Carrier, Pugnax from the drydock of the Guangzhou Shipyard (GSI) in Longxue, China.
Views: 925
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Safety a major concern at WCTS

November 5 - November 5 - Over 270 delegates attended the two-day World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1226
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Boeing predicts Middle East demand

November 4 - November 4 - Boeing forecasts that Middle Eastern carriers will require 3,180 new aircraft over the next two decades, valued at an estimated USD730 billion.
Views: 686
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Tiong Woon issues profit warning

November 4 - November 4 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has issued a profit warning for the quarter ending September 30, 2015.
Views: 842
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Nurminen forecasts further struggles

November 4 - November 4 - Helsinki headquartered Nurminen Logistics has updated its financial outlook for 2015, forecasting a decline in net sales and operating results.
Views: 537
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Reachstackers take river route

November 3 - November 3 - Two new reachstackers for the Southern Terminal of the Port of Strasbourg have been delivered.
Views: 718
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Famous five for Liverpool

November 3 - November 3 - Zhen Hua 23, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries' (ZPMC) giant semi-submersible has made a spectacular delivery of five ship-to-shore megamax quayside cranes for the new Liverpool2 container terminal.
Views: 951
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MatthewsDaniel completes Anadarko spar job

November 3 - November 3 - London, UK headquartered MatthewsDaniel has completed marine warranty services on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the installation of the Heidelberg spar in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 943
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Modulift in trunnion launch

November 2 - November 2 - Modulift has launched its new modular trunnion spreader beam, which it says will ease the attachment of slings when rigging heavy lifts.
Views: 685
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Money pumped into US transport projects

November 2 - November 2 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has confirmed that it will provide USD500 million for 39 transportation projects in the country, from its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) programme.
Views: 798
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GAC delivers boats for refugee rescue

November 2 - November 2 - GAC has coordinated the delivery of two, 12 m, high-speed boats to Greece on behalf of the not-for-profit NGO, the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS).
Views: 841
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Big B adds Terex lift

October 29 - October 29 - Texas headquartered Big B Crane & Rigging has purchased a new 285-ton (260-tonne) lift capacity Terex HC 285 lattice boom crawler crane - the highest capacity crane in its fleet and the first of its kind operating in the USA.
Views: 769
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Next step for Pek

October 28 - October 28 - Rik Pek has been appointed managing director breakbulk terminals at Broekman Logistics, effective November 1, 2015.
Views: 934
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Nobilliaux joins Daher

October 28 - October 28 - Bertrand Nobilliaux has been appointed as vice president industrial projects at Daher.
Views: 443
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Antwerp explores Iran

October 27 - October 27 - A delegation of petrochemical and shipping experts from the port of Antwerp has visited Iran to meet various ministries, petrochemical organisations and private companies to seek ways to re-open the doors of Iran for the Antwerp port communit
Views: 1105
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Panalpina names Energy Services head

October 27 - October 27 - Effective January 1, 2016, Michel Dubois will become global head of Energy Solutions at Panalpina, replacing Hans Toggweiler.
Views: 917
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AAL opens in Dubai

October 26 - October 26 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has opened a new office in Dubai, trading as AAL Middle East.
Views: 1005
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DKT Allseas named UK agent for Bahri

October 26 - October 26 - DKT Allseas has been appointed as liner agent for National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) new UK-Gulf ro-con service, which starts in November 2015.
Views: 1155
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AAPA cheered by transport bill

October 23 - October 23 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is encouraged to see new freight provisions contained in the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 (STRR), which was introduced and approved this week.
Views: 642
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GPA outlines port upgrades

October 22 - October 22 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) executive director, Curtis Foltz, has outlined an ambitious ten-year plan to enhance its Brunswick Terminal on the US Eastern Seaboard.
Views: 961
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Terex income down in 'challenging' market

October 22 - October 22 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD44.8 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared with USD58.7 million in the same period of 2014.
Views: 716
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ALE inks Santos contract

October 22 - October 22 - ALE has been awarded a heavy haulage contract by Santos Queensland Upstream Developments for the Santos GLNG project in Australia.
Views: 1001
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Perkins gets new chief

October 20 - October 20 - Perkins STC has appointed John Ehr as president and ceo to replace Neil Perkins, who will become chairman of the board of directors, effective January 1, 2016.
Views: 396
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Panalpina posts 'stable' profit

October 20 - October 20 - Panalpina achieved a stable consolidated profit of CHF69.3 million (USD72.8 million) in the first nine months of 2015, which represents a 9.5 percent increase compared with the same period of 2014.
Views: 692
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AAPA hails release of draft freight plan

October 20 - October 20 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) secretary Anthony Foxx for releasing the Draft National Freight Strategic Plan.
Views: 840
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Soon up at GAC

October 20 - October 20 - GAC has strengthened its focus on the Asia Pacific energy sector with the appointment of Lailah Soon as regional business development manager, oil and gas.
Views: 833
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Crowley looks to SeaFreight buy

October 20 - October 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has signed a letter of intent to acquire Miami based SeaFreight Agencies, a liner and logistics company that serves the Caribbean and parts of Central America.
Views: 994
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Havator wins Metsä contract

October 19 - October 19 - Havator has won a contract from Metsä Fibre, part of the the Metsä Group, to provide lifting services for the construction of a bioproduct mill in Aänekoski, central Finland.
Views: 735
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Volga-Dnepr takes Polet duo

October 19 - October 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a finance lease agreement with Sberbank Leasing to acquire two AN-124-100 Ruslan freighter aircraft, previously operated by Polet Airlines.
Views: 882
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Logistics Plus in warehouse upgrade

October 19 - October 19 - Logistics Plus has moved its Dallas/Fort Worth warehouse to a new and improved facility in Haslet, Texas.
Views: 878
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Iran plans 'significant return' to shipping

October 19 - October 19 - According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Iran is planning a fleet expansion programme comprising 579,000 teu of containerships, 2 million dwt of dry bulk vessels and 1.6 million dwt of tankers - all of which are sched
Views: 973
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New head at Terex

October 16 - October 16 - Effective November 2, 2015, Terex Corporation has appointed John L. Garrison, Jr. to replace Ronald M. DeFeo as the company's new president and chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 746
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Grimaldi increases Finnlines stake

October 16 - October 16 - Grimaldi Group subsidiary Grimaldi Euromed has purchased 5,449,032 additional shares in Finnlines, increasing the group's share capital investment in its Finnish subsidiary to 91.32 percent.
Views: 791
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ALE ups Australian operations

October 15 - October 15 - ALE has formed a dedicated unit to serve the onshore oil and gas sector in Australia, by recruiting specialist personnel and investing in bespoke equipment.
Views: 1091
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Darwin gets new operator

October 15 - October 15 - The Northern Territory government has signed an agreement to lease the Port of Darwin to Chinese-owned Landbridge Group for the next 99 years.
Views: 883
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Growth accelerates at K+N

October 14 - October 14 - While Kuehne + Nagel's (K+N) net turnover and gross profit slightly decreased year-on-year in the first nine months of 2015, the company's operational result showed a 4.6 percent improvement.
Views: 1064
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Foss adds project division

October 13 - October 13 - Foss Maritime has formed a new marine transportation project management group.
Views: 774
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XPO set for chopper move

October 12 - October 12 - AgustaWestland has appointed XPO Logistics to coordinate the transportation of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters from Brazil to the UK.
Views: 888
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Routila takes Konecranes reins

October 12 - October 12 - Effective November 1, 2015, Panu Routila has been appointed president and ceo of Konecranes.
Views: 545
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Foss Maritime wins Seattle appeal

October 12 - October 12 - Seattle's deputy hearing examiner, Anne Watanabe, has ruled against the city's Department of Planning and Development's land use code interpretation on the Port of Seattle's use of Terminal 5 for an offshore oil drilling rig, giving Foss Mari
Views: 728
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Bahri on the up

October 9 - October 9 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), reported a significant increase in third-quarter net profits this week.
Views: 1091
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Lift It secures finance facility

October 9 - October 9 - Lift It Crane Hire has obtained a GBP250,000 (USD383,920) invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.
Views: 976
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TT Club remains stable

October 8 - October 8 - The TT Club has published its mid-year update for the January 1 - August 31, 2015 trading period, reporting USD116 million in gross premiums earned and total assets of USD492.8 million.
Views: 840
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TSL handles Thai crane delivery

October 7 - October 7 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL) has coordinated the delivery of a 1,400-tonne container crane, plus three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, to Thailand.
Views: 1144
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ACE adds marine risk expert

October 7 - October 7 - ACE Group has appointed Captain Sivakumaran Divakaran as its new marine risk manager for Asia Pacific.
Views: 1060
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UTC partners with Transaex

October 7 - October 7 - UTC Overseas Brasil has signed a strategic alliance with Brazilian consultant Transaex Comercio Internacional.
Views: 751
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Cargolux JV targets heavy and OOG

October 6 - October 6 - Cargolux is targeting heavy and outsize cargo as a likely significant traffic for a planned new joint venture Chinese international all-cargo airline it is now close to setting up, writes HLPFI correspondent, Phil Hastings.
Views: 1302
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Big cat purrs through RHB

October 6 - October 6 - RHB Stevedoring has discharged the 137-tonne catamaran Sea Slice at its terminal in the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 990
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Thorleifsson rejoins SAL

October 5 - October 5 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Sune Thorleifsson as head of its project department.
Views: 1113
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Höegh names SSL in Finland

October 5 - October 5 - Höegh Autoliners has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Finland, effective December 1, 2015.
Views: 750
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Veson teams-up with MeteoGroup

October 5 - October 5 - MeteoGroup, one of the world's leading weather forecasting companies, has teamed-up with Veson Nautical - a provider of maritime software and services - to simplify reporting aboard vessels and communications with onshore operations.
Views: 799
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Braemar adds senior spark

October 2 - October 2 - Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, has named Chis Kruszewski as senior electrical engineer in its Offshore, DP and FMEA Group.
Views: 784
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Allport names Kenning

October 1 - October 1 - Allport Cargo Services has appointed Alan Kenning executive director of its supply chain management division.
Views: 756
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Québec and Indiana form Great Lakes union

September 30 - September 30 - The Canadian province of Québec and the US state of Indiana have launched a new partnership to increase their collaboration on Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System shipping and the region's maritime economic development.
Views: 723
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Allelys makes maiden girder move

September 30 - September 30 - WWL ALS UK Int'l appointed the Allelys Group to transport a 300-tonne cable reel over 77 km by road from its production factory in Worksop to the UK port of Goole, using its 500-tonne capacity Goldhofer girder bridge for the first time.
Views: 865
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Intermarine makes the Call

September 30 - September 30 - Intermarine has promoted Chad Call to director of corporate finance.
Views: 1174
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Combi Lift makes Big Blue partner

September 30 - September 30 - Germany based heavy lift and project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has appointed Big Blue Shipping Line Shanghai as its commercial agent and representative in China and Taiwan.
Views: 1082
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Shipmymachinery.com is now Absolute

September 30 - September 30 - Absolute Worldwide Logistics has acquired Shipmymachinery.com, the online web portal providing transportation lead generation services to the transportation industry throughout North America relating to capital equipment and machinery, as w
Views: 696
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Tuscor builds on UK-Oman trade

September 29 - September 29 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported 11 heavy machine pump components from the UK Port of Tyne to Sohar Port in Oman.
Views: 992
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KOG founders hand over reins

September 29 - September 29 - Following its acquisition by the Rhenus Group and subsequent corporate transition, KOG Worldwide founders Rolf Gubler and Jürgen Osmers will be replaced by Carsten Schröter and Tobias König, both of whom join KOG from Rhenus Project Logisti
Views: 903
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Albanian challenge continues for EMS

September 29 - September 29 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (EMS APO), which is part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, claims to be experiencing renewed attacks by competitors that it believes are backed by the Durres Port Authority.
Views: 1006
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Philadelphia boss to retire

September 29 - September 29 - James McDermott Jr. will retire from his position as executive director of Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) on April 15, 2016.
Views: 546
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WCTS to cover 'disruptive' changes

September 28 - September 28 - Mammoet ceo Jan Kleijn will use his keynote address at the upcoming World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) to ask if the industry is fully prepared for potentially "disruptive" changes in technology and business environments.
Views: 1046
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Sommer arrives at Gruber

September 28 - September 28 - Carsten Sommer has been appointed managing director of Gruber Logistics' German subsidiary Intertransport Gruber.
Views: 841
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Shipping confidence hits 2015 high

September 28 - September 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose in the three months ended August 2015, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 852
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Gefco buys out IJS

September 28 - September 28 - Gefco has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire Dutch logistics company IJS Global.
Views: 1109
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ACS flying high in 2015

September 25 - September 25 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has reported a 41 percent year-on-year increase in business for the first six months of 2015.
Views: 745
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Miura joins Freeport

September 24 - September 24 - Port Freeport has welcomed Jason Miura as its new director of business and economic development.
Views: 763
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Sennebogen expands Straubing hub

September 23 - September 23 - Sennebogen is extending its production and warehouse area at its site in the German port of Straubing by around 35,000 sq m.
Views: 905
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Geodis adds projects duo

September 23 - September 23 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Michael Doerpinghaus as director of industrial projects, Southeast Asia Pacific (SEAP) and Igor Muñiz as director of industrial projects, Europe.
Views: 678
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Allseas asks Churchill

September 23 - September 23 - Allseas Global Logistics has appointed Terry Churchill as its new general manager, based in the UK.
Views: 859
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Huybrechts takes Rickmers reins

September 22 - September 22 - Wouter Huybrechts has been appointed new president and ceo of Rickmers-Linie (America).
Views: 1154
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StreamLines appoints Scandi agent

September 22 - September 22 - Curaçao based specialist cargo carrier StreamLines has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its agent in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Views: 876
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MacGregor names Chinese VP

September 22 - September 22 - Equipment manufacturer MacGregor - a part of the Cargotec Corporation - has appointed Zhengyu Li (Frank) as vice president, head of China.
Views: 586
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Swire shuffles managerial pack

September 22 - September 22 - Ron Mathison has been appointed managing director of Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) in Singapore, effective September 21, 2015. He was also named as a director of John Swire & Sons (S.E. Asia), with effect from August 1, 2015.
Views: 728
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Bonnesen up at Intermarine

September 22 - September 22 - Effective immediately, Intermarine has named Lars Bonnesen as chartering director, Europe.
Views: 1057
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ABP names Humber head

September 22 - September 22 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Simon Bird as the UK port operator's new director, Humber.
Views: 684
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AAL opens at Vancouver

September 21 - September 21 - AAL has continued its global expansion strategy by opening a new office in Canada, at the recently launched Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC).
Views: 1104
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Jan De Nul buys jack-up

September 17 - September 17 - Jan De Nul Group has acquired the offshore jack-up heavy lift crane vessel, Vidar, from Hochtief.
Views: 843
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Meriaura adds ship and staff

September 17 - September 17 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has added the 4,500 dwt general cargo vessel Steenbank to its fleet.
Views: 1012
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First of ZPMC-Red Box module carriers leaves drydock

September 17 - September 17 - Audax, the first of the two PC-3/ARC7 Ice Class module carriers that were ordered by ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services from Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) last year has been floated out from its drydock.
Views: 947
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UTC calls for reinstatement of Ex-Im Bank

September 16 - September 16 - UTC Overseas has called on industry colleagues and US exporters to push for Congressional re-authorisation of the nation's Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which expired on July 1, 2015.
Views: 853
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Growth spurt at ABC

September 16 - September 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported approximately 300,000 tonnes of cargo during the first eight months of 2015 - a 17 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 1087
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Everett backs AAPA campaign

September 15 - September 15 - The Port of Everett has expressed its support for the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) call for U.S. Congress to support critical freight mobility provisions in a major transportation bill that will be deliberated this autum
Views: 869
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SCPA inks five-year plan

September 15 - September 15 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has pledged to sustain above-market container volume growth, achieve the deepest harbour on the East Coast, invest in infrastructure and expand its cargo base as part of its five-year initiatives.
Views: 604
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Sturm in at Samson

September 15 - September 15 - Andrea Sturm has been appointed to replace Tony Bon as president and ceo of Samson when he retires on January 1, 2016.
Views: 537
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Maersk Line signs with MeteoGroup

September 15 - September 15 - MeteoGroup, the weather forecasting business, has in partnership with ABB agreed on a contract with Maersk Line to equip 140 container vessels with SPOS Seakeeping.
Views: 462
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Broekman inaugurates heavy lift centre

September 14 - September 14 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal on the Waalhaven in Rotterdam became operational today, September 14, 2015.
Views: 1450
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Thiele joins Cargolux

September 14 - September 14 - Cargolux Airlines International has appointed Christian Thiele as its country manager in Germany. He succeeds Tony McNichol in the role.
Views: 549
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Vanguard in Namibian jack-up

September 11 - September 11 - Johannesburg headquartered heavy lift specialist Vanguard used its heavy lift strand jacking system to install a conveyor gantry 30 m above ground level, in Namibia.
Views: 933
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LoadLine names three

September 9 - September 9 - LoadLine has appointed three new members of staff to its team, including Mohamed Joudane as its new airfreight manager.
Views: 929
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Noble named at Ceva

September 8 - September 8 - Clayton Noble has been appointed managing director of Ceva Logistics' Australia and New Zealand operations.
Views: 830
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Nurminen in staff rejig

September 7 - September 7 - Olli Pohjanvirta, who recently stepped down as president and ceo of Nurminen Logistics, has been elected as chairman of the Finnish company's board of directors.
Views: 598
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Pipe dream for FLS-KAA

September 7 - September 7 - FLS-KAA has arranged the shipment of 440 sections of cement pipe, each weighing 3 tonnes, from Antwerp to Al Ain in the UAE.
Views: 994
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Energy glut could postpone LNG developments

September 7 - September 7 - A global oversupply of LNG, in addition to a spate of new LNG projects due for final investment decision (FID) in 2015/16, could depress the market for LNG in Asia until 2025, says analyst Wood Mackenzie.
Views: 856
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Zeaborn appoints two

September 4 - September 4 - Effective December 2015, Zeaborn has appointed Nicki Schumacher as chartering director and Matthias Kremser as senior chartering manger to help expand the company's commercial ship management team.
Views: 974
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Looking up at Lloyd Fonds

September 4 - September 4 - Lloyd Fonds generated EUR700,000 (USD779,000) in consolidated net profit for the first half of 2015, with sales up 20 percent compared with the first half of 2014.
Views: 576
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Aqua-Dragon in OKI delivery

September 4 - September 4 - Chinese forwarder Aqua-Dragon Logistic (ADL) has transported around 18,000 cu m of cargo from Shanghai to Palembang, Indonesia, on behalf of PT. Asia Paper and Pulp (APP).
Views: 833
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Pakistan strike ends pending tax review

September 4 - September 4 - Industrial action across Pakistan's logistics sector has ended with immediate effect, after logistics industry associations and the government reached an accord over tax legislation.
Views: 721
'Unjust' tax halts Pakistani freight thumbnail image

'Unjust' tax halts Pakistani freight

September 3 - September 3 - Pakistan's seaports, airports and bonded container freight stations closed on September 2 as a result of strike action by members of the Pakistan Freight Forwarders Association (PIFFA) and the Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan (ACAAP)
Views: 747
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Svensson to shoot off 23rd BUSINESSrun

September 3 - September 3 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Peter Svensson, senior vice president and head of Clipper Americas will fire the starting pistol at the 23rd Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Houston.
Views: 1126
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High Wind picks up speed

September 3 - September 3 - High Wind has appointed Ole Jacob Wang Nielsen to serve as the company's head of business development, and continue the commercialisation of its new product, Boom Lock.
Views: 528
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BIFA sets conference date

September 2 - September 2 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is organising a one day conference on November 26, 2015 to address two of the most pressing issues facing its members and international trade in general.
Views: 713
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Rotterdam opens heavy lift hub

September 2 - September 2 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal in the Port of Rotterdam has been officially opened.
Views: 1444
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C.H. Robinson names Europe head

September 2 - September 2 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Jeroen Eijsink as president of C.H. Robinson Europe.
Views: 603
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DHL invests in African promise

August 27 - August 27 - Deutsche Post DHL Group ceo Frank Appel made a visit to South Africa and Nigeria this week, demonstrating the importance of emerging markets for the company's future business strategy.
Views: 908
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Tiong Woon sees heavy lift slide

August 26 - August 26 - Tiong Woon posted a 10 percent year-on-year decrease in the turnover of its heavy lift and haulage business segment for the financial year ended June 30, 2015, from SGD142.1 million (USD101.4 million) to SGD128.5 million (USD91.6 million).
Views: 933
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Schenker gains Sontheimer

August 25 - August 25 - Effective January 1, 2016, Markus Sontheimer has been appointed chief information officer for Schenker AG.
Views: 702
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ACP to sell for Saudia Cargo

August 25 - August 25 - ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo general sales agent (GSA) across South Africa for Saudia Cargo.
Views: 879
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Ceva names Kaaks

August 25 - August 25 - Ceva Logistics has appointed Arjan Kaaks as its new chief financial officer.
Views: 612
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Lammers returns to Rotterdam

August 24 - August 24 - Sohar Port and Freezone has appointed Marc Vertsee to replace current executive commercial manager, Edwin Lammers, who is returning to the Port of Rotterdam as the new director of breakbulk.
Views: 851
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Positive period for TTS Group

August 24 - August 24 - TTS Group ASA's multipurpose and general cargo unit posted a turnover of NOK38 million (USD4.6 million) in Q2 2015, an improvement on takings in Q2 2014.
Views: 919
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Townsville and Qinzhou join forces

August 24 - August 24 - Tomorrow, August 25, the Port of Townsville, Australia, will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Port of Qinzhou in China.
Views: 668
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Joe Quain joins Hill Dickinson

August 21 - August 21 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed Captain Joe Quain, formerly of Bentley's Stokes and Lowless, to join its international shipping team.
Views: 980
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Women sail forth at LISW

August 21 - August 21 - “Women in command” is among the topics that Women's International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA-UK) will be exploring at their event on September 7, the opening day of this year's London International Shipping Week (LISW).
Views: 757
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Damco wins KONE business

August 21 - August 21 - Third party-logistics provider Damco has been appointed by KONE as its global logistics partner for shipping elevators, escalators and spare parts to selected overseas destinations.
Views: 582
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Bigger ships make waves in Port of Everett

August 21 - August 21 - Everett Port and Westwood Shipping Lines are marking the tenth anniversary of weekly, direct aerospace shipments from Japan to Everett with the arrival of a new, large vessel.
Views: 972
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Bumper profits for Boskalis

August 21 - August 21 - Boskalis has posted a net profit of EUR306.5 million (USD342.2million) in the first half of 2015 - a 21 percent increase compared with the first half of 2014.
Views: 548
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Inchcape picks up Paragon project

August 19 - August 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has scooped the first new commercial drilling project to be awarded in Tanzania in recent years. ISS was appointed by Paragon Offshore in Houston to work on a new drilling campaign off the Songo Songo Islands.
Views: 748
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Konecranes in fraud case

August 17 - August 17 - Konecranes has confirmed that one its foreign subsidiaries has become the victim of fraud.
Views: 723
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'Steady growth' for Agility

August 14 - August 14 - Agility has posted a net profit of KWD13.5 million (USD44.6 million) for the second quarter of 2015 - a 5 percent increase compared with the second quarter of 2014.
Views: 949
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Work set to start at Wismar

August 14 - August 14 - A three-year EUR36 million (USD40.2 million) expansion project at the Baltic port of Wismar is set to start.
Views: 497
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Two ships up at Allcargo

August 14 - August 14 - India's Allcargo Logistics has acquired two 24,000 dwt multipurpose vessels through its wholly owned subsidiary Allcargo Shipping.
Views: 739
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Eddings up at Braemar

August 14 - August 14 - Braemar Engineering has appointed Kyle Eddings to take over responsibility for global dynamic positioning (DP) and offshore projects, as part of plans to restructure its UK, US offshore and DP operations.
Views: 750
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Rickmers-Linie back in black

August 12 - August 12 - Rickmers Group has presented its half year results for 2015, posting a 6.6 percent year-on-year improvement in revenue to EUR289.6 million (USD324.5 million), while operating profit surged 35.4 percent to EUR137.4 million (USD153.96 million).
Views: 899
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ABP names McLoughlin

August 12 - August 12 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Colin McLoughlin as head of operations at the UK ports of Hull and Goole.
Views: 569
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Terex and Konecranes to merge

August 11 - August 11 - Cranes and materials handling specialists Terex and Konecranes have agreed an all-share merger of equals to form a leading global lifting and materials handling solutions company.
Views: 916
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Edwards gains Faktor 5

August 10 - August 10 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has added a Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge to its fleet of trailers.
Views: 1171
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Naylor in at GAC Superyacht

August 7 - August 7 - GAC Superyacht Services has strengthened its team serving the superyacht market with the appointment of Amanda Naylor as superyacht service executive, based in Southampton, UK.
Views: 698
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Suez Canal expansion now open

August 7 - August 7 - One year after the announcement of a development programme, Egypt's expanded Suez Canal is open for business.
Views: 662
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DSM names new chief

August 5 - August 5 - DSM Dyneema has appointed Golnar Motahari Pour to succeed Gerard de Reuver as president of the company.
Views: 561
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Seattle and Tacoma launch alliance

August 5 - August 5 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have formally launched the Northwest Seaport Alliance, which they claim is the first of its kind in North America.
Views: 768
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ISS ceo steps down

August 4 - August 4 - Claus Hyldager has stepped down as chief executive officer of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), with current chief financial officer, Chris Whiteside, appointed to step in as acting ceo.
Views: 721
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All change at Schenker

August 4 - August 4 - Jochen Thewes has been appointed the new chairman of the Schenker AG board of management, in which role he will lead the DB Schenker Logistics business unit.
Views: 961
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UTC targets chartering market

August 3 - August 3 - UTC Overseas has established a new global chartering group, and appointed Bremen, Germany based Andreas Walter as its director of global chartering.
Views: 658
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LOC names London head

August 3 - August 3 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) has appointed Jonathan Britain as its new managing director in London.
Views: 719
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Georgia looks inland

August 3 - August 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County, the Governor of Georgia and CSX Transportation have signed an agreement regarding the establishment of the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Georgia, USA.
Views: 854
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GPA breaks tonnage records

July 31 - July 31 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled record numbers of containerised and ro-ro cargo in its 2015 fiscal year, and posted its highest ever-recorded total tonnage.
Views: 1014
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Volatile claims shake shipping industry

July 31 - July 31 - The shipping industry faces a particularly challenging time punctuated by unpredictable markets and continuing marine claims volatility.
Views: 867
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Boa names new US president

July 31 - July 31 - Norway headquartered Boa Barges has appointed Mark van Meel as the company's president at its Houston, Texas based subsidiary Boa Barges LLC.
Views: 1023
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BBC opens in Vietnam

July 31 - July 31 - BBC Chartering will inaugurate a new office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on August 1, 2015, to serve the country's burgeoning demand for project cargo, breakbulk and general cargo transportation.
Views: 923
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Hapag-Lloyd names new CCO

July 31 - July 31 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Thorsten Haeser as its new chief commercial officer (CCO), and elected him as a new executive board member.
Views: 734
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Managerial shuffle at Long Beach

July 30 - July 30 - Lori Ann Farrell Harrison has been appointed as president of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.
Views: 648
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'Game on' for Red Box duo

July 28 - July 28 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that its 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II has departed the CIMC Yantai Raffles Shipyard for Batam, Indonesia, where it will load the first modules for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 1434
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ESB Kranverleih adds Liebherr lift

July 28 - July 28 - Mittelbiberach, Germany based ESB Kranverleih Transport und Hebetechnik has invested in its heavy lift capability with the acquisition of a new Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 959
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Klein named Rotterdam rep

July 28 - July 28 - Roland Klein has been appointed representative of the Port of Rotterdam Authority in the German regions of Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and southern Hessen.
Views: 736
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Cargolux, OGBL make breakthrough

July 28 - July 28 - Cargolux Airlines and Luxembourg's OGBL union have reached an agreement on the main points of a new collective work agreement, effective October 2015 and covering three years.
Views: 556
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Rhenus buys into CFNR

July 27 - July 27 - Rhenus Group has purchased the inland waterway activities of Compagnie Française de Navigation Rhénane (CFNR).
Views: 833
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DSM stamps out trademark infringements

July 24 - July 24 - DSM Dyneema has stepped up legal action against online marketplaces by more aggressively enforcing the removal of advertisements in which the Dyneema trademark is used without permission.
Views: 721
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Davies Turner names senior managers

July 23 - July 23 - Leading UK independent freight and logistics company, Davies Turner, has announced four senior management appointments within its two main trading subsidiaries.
Views: 881
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Profits stabilise at Panalpina

July 23 - July 23 - Panalpina has reported revenues of CHF2.94 billion (USD3.08 billion) in the first six months of 2015 - down 8.9 percent over the same period of 2014 from CHF 3.23 billion (USD3.38 billion).
Views: 775
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Cargolux names Holt

July 22 - July 22 - Cargolux has appointed Jason Christopher Holt as the airline's new executive vice president of flight operations.
Views: 460
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Pan Ocean seeks court reprieve

July 22 - July 22 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has applied to exit its court ordered rehabilitation plan, while appointing new chief executive officers to lead the organisation.
Views: 836
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Finn Heavy gains ex-Nurminen director

July 21 - July 21 - Finn Heavy Project has appointed previous project logistics director at Nurminen Logistics, Pasi Kuusijärvi, as its new managing director.
Views: 541
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ABC appoints Biwer

July 21 - July 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has named Georges Biwer as vice president, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
Views: 853
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GAC UK adds Kenney

July 17 - July 17 - GAC UK has expanded its capability in the heavy lift and project forwarding sector with the appointment of Martin Kenney as its chartering and project manager.
Views: 930
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Crowley promotes Brown

July 16 - July 16 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed current director of business solutions, Brad Brown, as its new vice president of information technology.
Views: 564
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PCN duo shine in solar project

July 16 - July 16 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), Grand Arabia Forwarding and Fortune International Transport, have been awarded a logistics contract for the Shamsuna PV solar project in Aqaba, Jordan.
Views: 1125
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Palfinger adds crane model

July 16 - July 16 - Manufacturer of truck-loading cranes, Palfinger, has launched a new generation of heavy-duty crane in the form of the PK 165.002 TEC 7.
Views: 723
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Optara project draws to a close

July 15 - July 15 - ALE and Aertssen have completed their work for the Optara project at Total's Antwerp refinery, which involved the transportation of modules from Spain to Belgium and the installation of main units for Tecnidas Reunidas.
Views: 973
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Losh joins Talbert

July 14 - July 14 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Derek Losh as its new Great Lakes area sales manager.
Views: 959
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Wind of change for BNSF

July 14 - July 14 - BNSF Logistics has acquired rail logistics provider Transportation Technology Services (TTS), which focuses on the transport of components for the wind energy industry.
Views: 616
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Record EU transport investment endorsed

July 14 - July 14 - The European Commission's EUR13.1 billion (USD14.4 billion) investment plan for the transport sector has taken a step forward, after EU member states approved the list of projects to receive funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
Views: 833
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Stena agrees new Rotterdam berth

July 14 - July 14 - Stena Line and the Port of Rotterdam have agreed to collaboratively build a second berth at the company's Europoort terminal, as part of a EUR27 million (USD29.7 million) investment.
Views: 633
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ABP in ownership shuffle

July 13 - July 13 - GS Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) and Infracapital have sold their combined 33.3 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) to Anchorage Ports - a consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Views: 962
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Seattle, Tacoma hail transport investment

July 13 - July 13 - The ports of Seattle and Tacoma have welcomed the passing of a USD16.2 billion transportation investment package that aims to speed the movement of cargo through Washington state's ports and freight corridors.
Views: 647
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Trojan extends at Aberdeen

July 13 - Trojan Crates has invested GBP1 million (USD1.55 million) in new premises close to Aberdeen airport, Scotland, which feature state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.
Views: 1163
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Australian shipping partnership opposed

July 10 - July 10 - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has opposed the proposed acquisition by Sea Swift of Toll Marine Logistics' business in the Northern Territory and Far North Queensland.
Views: 782
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Tight squeeze for Crane Rental

July 10 - July 10 - Following its recent acquisition, Crane Rental Corporation and new owner, Maxim Crane Works, have got to work on an impressive job to move a 136-tonne bullet tank in the northeast USA.
Views: 1196
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PD Ports acquires Groveport

July 10 - July 10 - PD Ports has expanded its presence on the Humber estuary by acquiring Groveport - a privately owned inland port complex on the UK's River Trent - writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 803
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Roll up at Skuld

July 10 - July 10 - Marine insurance provider Skuld has appointed Ove Kristian Roll to head up its office in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 704
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Rosyth-Zeebrugge freight route kept alive

July 9 - July 9 - DFDS Seaways and Forth Ports are to invest over EUR6 million (USD6.6 million) in the future of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge ro-ro freight route, following a meeting with Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
Views: 758
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Blue Water makes new terminal investment

July 6 - July 6 - Blue Water Shipping is investing EUR16 million (USD17.6 million) in a new 12,300 sq m cargo terminal near to Taulov in Fredericia, Denmark.
Views: 790
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More ships for Grimaldi

July 3 - July 3 - As part of the expansion and modernisation programme of its owned fleet, the Grimaldi Group has recently signed an agreement for the construction of eight new PCTCs (Pure Car Truck Carriers), for a total investment of USD 465 million, writes Isab
Views: 669
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M&M Crane Hire updates cranes

July 3 - July 3 - M&M Mobile Crane Hire has replaced its two Terex City cranes with two Terex AC 40/2L all-terrain cranes as part of an on-going investment programme, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 636
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Agility names ceo for South Asia

July 2 - July 2- Agility has appointed Detlev Janik as ceo for its South Asia area, a role within which Janik will be responsible for leading the company's Integrated Logistics business in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Views: 729
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Congress allows Ex-Im Bank to expire

July 2 - July 2 - The US Export-Import Bank's (Ex-Im Bank) charter has expired, after members of Congress failed to reauthorise the 81-year-old bank by July 1.
Views: 724
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Aqualis heads to South Korea

July 2 - July 2 - In response to increased demand for Aqualis Offshore's services, the offshore marine and engineering company is to open an office in Busan, South Korea. Mr Gang-Yeoung Jeong is to be appointed general manager, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 749
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Abis celebrates Esbjerg christening

July 1 - July 1 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Abis Shipping recently celebrated the christening of its latest newbuild, Abis Esbjerg, at a ceremony in Harlingen.
Views: 993
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Super duo for Weldex

July 1 - July 1 - UK crawler crane hire company Weldex has taken delivery of the first of two new Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler cranes.
Views: 857
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Barnhart acquires Sicklesteel Cranes

June 30 - June 30 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has reached a final agreement to purchase Mount Vernon, Washington based lifting service provider Sicklesteel Cranes.
Views: 899
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New Empros service sets off

June 30 - June 30 - Empros Lines has launched a new monthly breakbulk liner service from Antwerp to the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 1058
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Atlas Air adds to fleet

June 29 - June 29 - Atlas Air Worldwide is making various fleet update initiatives in response to market demand and customer requirements.
Views: 670
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Fleet Line wins Empros

June 26 - June 26 - Fleet Line has been appointed as agent for Empros Lines in the Middle East.
Views: 1123
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Sarens Group and Sinotrans in joint venture

June 26 - June 26 - The Sarens Group and Sinotrans Heavy-lift Logistics have created a joint-venture company to provide Chinese customers with solutions for their heavy lifting and engineered transportation needs.
Views: 1273
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Boeing names new boss

June 24 - June 24 - Effective July 1, Dennis A Muilenburg will become Boeing's tenth chief executive, succeeding W James (Jim) McNerney, Jr, who has held the position for the past 10 years and will continue as chairman.
Views: 513
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June 23 - June 23 - R
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IbisTek Crowley urges Ghana to realise full potential

June 22 - June 22 - IbisTek Crowley - a joint venture between Crowley Maritime Corp. and IbisTek - has led a seminar in Ghana, geared towards equipping participants with logistics solutions in the African region's energy and civil infrastructure sectors.
Views: 773
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DEME and Windreich join forces

June 22 - June 22 - DEME Concessions Wind and the Windreich Group have created a joint venture company to build and operate the offshore wind project Merkur Offshore.
Views: 723
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Blue Water gets new Partner

June 22 - June 22 - Blue Water Shipping has acquired Norwegian transport company Partner Solution.
Views: 831
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Micco invests in Abu Dhabi

June 22 - June 22 - Abu Dhabi Ports has signed an agreement with Al Mazroui International Cargo Company (Micco) to establish a new logistics business centre at the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).
Views: 610
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China Navigation names four

June 19 - June 19 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has held an official naming ceremony for four of its vessels at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding, in Zhoushan, China.
Views: 908
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Airships now on sale

June 18 - June 18 - Hybrid Enterprises LLC, acting on behalf of Lockheed Martin, has announced it will be taking orders for Hybrid Airships with deliveries planned as early as 2018.
Views: 338
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Airships now on sale

June 18 - June 16 - Hybrid Enterprises LLC, acting on behalf of Lockheed Martin, has announced it will be taking orders for Hybrid Airships with deliveries planned as early as 2018.
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EMS cries foul in Albania

June 18 - June 18 - The EMS-Fehn-Group, which operates the EMS APO terminal in Albania's port of Durres is calling this week's occupation of the terminal by staff members of rival stevedoring companies an "illegal occupation".
Views: 1016
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Orient Project Shipping wins United Heavy Lift

June 17 - June 17 - Orient Project Shipping has announced that it will be the exclusive commercial agent of United Heavy Lift (UHL) for the countries of the ASEAN group, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1140
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Harim nears Pan Ocean takeover

June 17 - June 17 - South Korean poultry processor Harim Corp is set to complete its purchase of Pan Ocean after creditors and shareholders approved a rescue plan for the country's biggest bulk carrier.
Views: 698
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Manitowoc delivers to Merkel

June 12 - June 12 - Merkel Autokrane has purchased a new Grove GMK5250L all-terrain crane from Manitowoc.
Views: 625
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New chairman at FPS

June 12 - June 12 - Famous Pacific Shipping Group (FPS) has appointed Sam Aparo as the new chairman of its advisory board.
Views: 884
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Teesport makes quay investment

June 10 - June 10 - Teesport has completed a GBP22 million (USD34.1 million) investment project, which included the reconstruction of 305 m of quay to enhance and expand the port's handling facilities.
Views: 690
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Manitowoc offers new dimension

June 10 - June 10 - All Manitowoc customers can now enjoy free access to www.3DLiftPlan.com, as the result of a new partnership between Manitowoc Cranes and A1A Software.
Views: 661
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Talbert promotes Geisler

June 9 - June 9 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Troy Geisler as its vice president of sales and marketing.
Views: 586
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Siginon sees promise in Kenyan project market

June 8 - June 8 - The growing East African economy has drawn interest from various multinational companies keen on taking a piece of the infrastructure development pie, says Kenya's Siginon Global Logistics.
Views: 882
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Liebherr sees slight drop in turnover

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr Group posted a total turnover of EUR8.823 billion (USD9.826 billion) in 2014, which is 1.6 percent below the amount achieved in 2013.
Views: 1258
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ABP extends Humber cooperation with RMS

June 8 - June 8 - Associated British Ports (ABP) and RMS Group have signed a new 15-year agreement, which will see the two companies work together to develop and grow the role of the Humber estuary in the UK economy.
Views: 688
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ACE promotes Williamson

June 5 - June 5 - International insurance company ACE Group has appointed Andrew Williamson as its new executive vice president, global marine for ACE Overseas General (AOG), effective July 1.
Views: 960
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Johnson completes diamond overhaul

June 5 - June 5 - South Africa's Johnson Crane Hire has safely removed and replaced a number of heavy components on board Debmarine Namibia's offshore diamond mining vessel, !Gariep.
Views: 1058
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Milwaukee appoints Vornholt

June 5 - June 5 - Paul Vornholt has been appointed municipal port director at the Port of Milwaukee, having served as acting port director for the past two-and-a-half years.
Views: 521
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Bimco takes on Shipping KPI System

June 4 - June 4 - Bimco has taken ownership of a Shipping KPI System that allows shipowners and managers to compare their ships' efficiency against the performance of the industry and sector averages.
Views: 845
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South African first for Blue Water

June 4 - June 4 - Blue Water Shipping has begun the transport of a thruster for a drilling rig from Schiedam, the Netherlands to South Africa - the first in a series of project moves to the country.
Views: 860
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New officers for SC&R Foundation

June 3 - June 3 - The SC&R Foundation has appointed Stephanie Bragg of Bragg Companies as president of the board for a two-year term.
Views: 935
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Long Beach budget approved

June 3 - June 3 - The Long Beach Board of Harbor (sic.) Commissioners has approved a USD829 million budget for the harbour department's next fiscal year, including USD555 million for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach.
Views: 774
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Hull offshore wind development on track

June 2 - June 2 - A Siemens development to construct an offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and installation facility on the UK Port of Hull's Alexandra Dock is making good progress, with marine piling and demolition now complete.
Views: 706
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Greencarrier bolsters management

June 2 - June 2 - Greencarrier Freight Services has appointed Mikael Forsber as its new chief commercial officer, and promoted Jarmo Halonen to group director, road freight.
Views: 634
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UTC urges renewal of US Ex-Im Bank

June 2 - June 2 - UTC Overseas is pushing for the Congressional renewal of the 81-year-old U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) before it expires on July 1, 2015.
Views: 1004
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Rickmers to become stock corporation

June 1 - June 1 - Rickmers Holding, parent company of the Rickmers Group, is to become a stock corporation, with the new corporate form expected to take place by the end of June.
Views: 809
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Ritchie Bros appoints new cfo

May 29 - May 29 - Ritchie Bros has appointed Sharon Driscoll as its new chief financial officer, effective July 6, 2015.
Views: 730
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Able looks to decommissioning market

May 29 - May 29 - Able UK has been awarded the contract for the disposal of four offshore structures from the Shell-operated Brent field, which is located northeast of the Shetland Islands.
Views: 710
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Beginning of new life for Toll

May 29 - May 29 - Toll Group today celebrates its first official day as part of Japan Post, after a USD5.1 billion takeover deal was agreed.
Views: 816
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Panalpina makes Egyptian buy

May 29 - May 29 - Panalpina is to acquire its long-standing Egyptian agent, Afifi - a family-owned company specialising in freight forwarding, Customs clearance and logistics.
Views: 1043
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Palfinger adds Malaysian dealer

May 29 - May 29 - Salzburg-based Palfinger has appointed Asia Group Sdn Bhd - a Singapore-based crane rental company with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Myanmar - as its new distributor for Malaysia.
Views: 1284
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Eriksen to head up DNV GL

May 28 - May 28 - The DNV GL Group board of directors has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company's new group president and ceo.
Views: 569
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Micanti gets backing for Thorn-D antifouling

May 28 - May 28 - Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has closed an investment round with independent investment company Pindustry to finance the global roll-out of its proprietary antifouling technology, Thorn-D.
Views: 1207
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Demand for freighter aircraft to keep growing, says ACMG

May 27 - May 26 - According to Air Cargo Management Group's (ACMG) freighter forecast for 2015, the airfreight market will need around 125 new freighters per year to meet growth and replacement needs over the next 20 years.
Views: 575
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Duluth port project gets underway

May 27 - May 27 - The Twin Ports maritime community will gather today, May 27, to officially break ground on a USD17.7 million intermodal project at the Port of Duluth.
Views: 743
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TNT Crane in Rocky buy

May 26 - May 26 - TNT Crane & Rigging has acquired Denver, Colorado headquartered Rocky Mountain Structures (RMS). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Views: 1052
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Despert joins CEA

May 26 - May 26 - CEA Projects has appointed Jean-Jacques Despert as its new regional manager for Bangkok.
Views: 766
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Mammoet bridges Lithuanian gap

May 26 - May 26 - Mammoet has transported and installed a footbridge across the Alytua Park valley in the Lithuanian city of Alytus.
Views: 831
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Maxim buys Crane Rental

May 26 - May 26 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Orlando, Florida based heavy haulage, specialised rigging and crane services provider, Crane Rental Corporation.
Views: 1312
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Korean specialist joins UTC

May 22 - May 22 - UTC Overseas has appointed Lloyd (Woo Sung) Bae as director of sales and operations for the company's Korea desk.
Views: 932
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Currie joins Forth Ports

May 20 - May 20 - Forth Ports has appointed Sharon Currie as its new business development manager for Scotland.
Views: 823
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Antwerp gives green ship discount

May 19 - May 19 - Effective June 1, the port of Antwerp will grant a discount to seagoing vessels that use alternative technology to reduce emissions of particulates.
Views: 798
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New MD for Braemar Adjusting

May 15 - May 15 - Braemar Adjusting has appointed Ian McInroy as its new regional managing director of Europe and West Africa.
Views: 779
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TTS Group sees Q1 improvements

May 15 - May 15 - TTS Group posted an operating profit (EBITDA) of NOK600,000 (USD80,500) in the first quarter of 2015, compared with a loss of NOK38.4 million (USD5.1 million) in the same period of 2014.
Views: 882
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Intrepid load for Dockwise

May 13 - May 13 - Dockwise's largest semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Dockwise Vanguard has loaded the Armada Intrepid floating production, storage and offloading platform - the first ever ship-shaped FPSO - in Rotterdam.
Views: 1060
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Crowley commits to Puerto Rico

May 12 - May 12 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services will execute a USD48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 1002
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SSL expands Baltic coverage

May 11 - May 11 - Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) has been appointed agent in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by Kestrel Liner Agencies and Tropical Shipping.
Views: 764
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Marjorie makes maiden voyage

May 8 - May 8 - Pasha Hawaii's new con-ro vessel Marjorie C has arrived at the Port of San Diego, California ready for its maiden voyage to Honolulu in Hawaii.
Views: 984
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD25.92 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
Views: 859
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Ocean 7 chooses Kestrel

May 7 - May 7 - Ocean 7 has appointed Kestrel Maritime Asia as its agent in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, effective May 1, 2015.
Views: 1177
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Van Roozendaal joins MacGregor

May 6 - May 6 - Cargotec Corporation has appointed Michel van Roozendaal as president of the MacGregor business unit.
Views: 317
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Confidence slides, says Moore Stephens

May 6 - May 6 - According to Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey, the average confidence level for the shipping industry hit its lowest level for two-and-a-half years.
Views: 481
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Nurminen updates outlook

May 6 - May 6 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics expects its net sales, operating result and earnings per share to decline from the level of 2014, having previously said in March that it expected them to improve compared to 2014.
Views: 797
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EMS takes Europatrans stake

May 5 - May 5 - EMS Log, member of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has purchased 70 percent of heavy duty trucking company Europatrans.
Views: 752
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Lie joins Cargotec

May 5 - May 5 - Cargotec Corporation has appointed Leena Lie as senior vice president, communications, effective August 1, 2015.
Views: 553
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GAC's sharpens focus on oil and gas

May 5 - May 5 - GAC is further strengthening its strategic focus on the worldwide energy sector with the appointment of William Hill as its executive group vice president - Oil & Gas.
Views: 328
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The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 1314
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Flying start for Atlas Air

May 1 - May 1 - For the three months ended March 31, 2015, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings reported a net profit of USD29.23 million - up from USD11.3 million in Q1 2014.
Views: 514
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Pan Ocean profits double

May 1 - May 1 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has more than doubled its first quarter 2015 net profit.
Views: 820
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HumberPort promotes Northern powerhouse

April 30 - April 30 - Speaking at the Multimodal 2015 conference and exhibition in Birmingham, UK, the HumberPort partnership stressed the important role that the River Humber can play in unlocking the potential of Northern England and the wider UK.
Views: 885
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World's largest lock begins to fill

April 30 - April 30 - The pumps have been switched on at the Deurganck dock lock, Port of Antwerp, and 1.5 million cu m of water is filling what will be the world's largest lock upon its completion in 2016.
Views: 736
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Swiss first for Terex

April 28 - April 28 - Crane service and heavy transport provider Welti-Furrer has taken delivery of the first two Terex Explorer 5800 cranes to be delivered to Switzerland.
Views: 982
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Spliethoff targets Iberian Peninsula

April 28 - April 28 - Spliethoff has opened two new offices in Bilbao and Barcelona to meet the increasing demand for breakbulk and project cargo shipments out of Spain and Portugal.
Views: 965
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Crook resigns from DHL

April 27 - April 27 - With immediate effect, Roger Crook has resigned as a member of the management board of Deutsche Post DHL Group and ceo of Global Forwarding, Freight.
Views: 1193
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Able expands development team

April 27 - April 27 - Able UK has appointed Chris Mackinlay as its new group marketing and development executive, and Debbie Fell as the property and development team's administrator.
Views: 790
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The Friday Flyer - April 24th 2015

April 24 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 1464
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UTi names area leaders

April 23 - April 23 - UTi Worldwide Inc has appointed new leaders for two of its 16 freight forwarding area teams.
Views: 848
Pasha's Horizon deal cleared thumbnail image

Pasha's Horizon deal cleared

April 23 - April 23 - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared The Pasha Group's acquisition of the Hawaii trade-lane business of Horizon Lines, Inc. (Horizon).
Views: 515
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Revenues and profits tumble at Air Partner

April 23 - April 23 - Air Partner's results announcement for the year ended January 31, 2015, reveals a fall in revenue and profits for the global aviation charter specialist.
Views: 526
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Steady start for Panalpina

April 23 - April 23 - Swiss forwarder and logistics services provider Panalpina had a steady to start to 2015, reporting a consolidated profit of CHF19.6 million (USD20.31 million) in the first quarter of the year, up 10 percent over 2014.
Views: 860
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Eineder adds Terex capacity

April 23 - April 23 - Ingolstadt, Germany-based Eineder Autodienst has added a new Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 745
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ACS flies through 2014

April 23 - April 23 - Air Charter Service (ACS) reported growth across its commercial airliner, group travel and cargo, and private jet divisions during its 2014 financial year.
Views: 512
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Two new for C.H. Robinson

April 20 - April 20 - C.H. Robinson has opened new global forwarding offices in Antwerp and Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 548
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Able appoints projects manager

April 20 - April 20 - Able UK has appointed Neil Jarvis as a special projects manager to work on the company's developments in both the North East and the Humber.
Views: 687
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Pan Ocean in new debt for equity swap

April 20 - April 20 - Pan Ocean has revealed intentions to issue a new round of shares within its debt for equity swaps with creditors.
Views: 729
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Manitowoc success in Sany lawsuit

April 17 - April 17 - The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a favourable final determination in the patent infringement and trade secrets case filed by Manitowoc Cranes against Sany Heavy Industries and Sany America.
Views: 1129
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New NYK president takes office

April 17 - April 17 - Tadaaki Naito has been appointed as the new president of Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), effective yesterday, April 16.
Views: 822
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AAPA hails bipartisan trade legislation

April 17 - April 17 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015).
Views: 822
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AV Dawson inks new yard deal

April 17 - April 17 - UK-based multimodal supply chain specialist AV Dawson has signed a strategic deal with Network Rail to take control of its neighbouring Middlesbrough goods yard.
Views: 669
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Hansa Meyer Global restructures sales

April 14 - April 14 - The Bremen-based Hansa Meyer Global group of companies has recently recruited Monika Beckfeld from Bertling to concentrate on finding new customers among EPCs and companies active in the oil and gas sector.
Views: 805
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New agent for new line

April 13 - April 13 - United Heavy Lift has appointed Lexicon Overseas as an exclusive agent for the newly formed shipping company in India.
Views: 950
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Hamilton welcomes first vessel of year

April 13 - April 13 - The vessel Pacific Huron, carrying a load of steel coils from Spain and Italy, has arrived at the Port of Hamilton's Federal Marine Terminals facility, marking the beginning of the Canadian gateway's 2015 shipping season.
Views: 810
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Braemar in board reshuffle

April 9 - April 9 - Braemar Shipping Services is making a number of changes to its board of directors, all of which become effective after the company's AGM on June 24, 2015.
Views: 686
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Lloyd Fonds falls at first hurdle

April 7 - April 7 - Lloyd Fonds' plans to inject 11 single shipowning entities through a non-cash equity offer in which limited partners would receive shares in the company have initially been unsuccessful.
Views: 565
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ABP gets new shareholder

April 2 - April 2 - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) for about GBP1.6 billion (USD2.4 billion), and may acquire a further 3.33 percent, depending on pre-exempt
Views: 817
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Swire Tasmania deal falls through

April 1 - April 1 - A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the Tasmanian government and Swire Shipping has expired, due to the economic case for a direct international service linking Tasmania to global markets no longer being sustainable.
Views: 756
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Shipping confidence slides again

April 1 - April 1 - Overall confidence in the shipping industry fell to its lowest level for two and a half years during the three months up to February 2015, according to Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey.
Views: 616
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BACA to Black

March 31 - March 31 - Chapman Freeborn's UK head of VIP charter, Julie Black, has been elected to join the Council of the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA).
Views: 801
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Agility posts profits

March 30 - March 30 - Kuwait headquartered logistics services provider Agility posted a net profit of KD50.84 million (USD169.19 million) for its full financial year 2014 - a 10 percent year-on-year improvement over 2013.
Views: 1256
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