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Metruck joins Port of Seattle

December 29 - December 29 - The Port of Seattle, USA, has appointed retired US Coast Guard (USCG) rear admiral, Stephen P. Metruck, as its executive director.
Views: 1242
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Freja acquires Transcargo

December 27 - December 27 - Freja Transport & Logistics has signed an agreement for the acquisition of transport company Transcargo.
Views: 1158
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Last-minute moves for JSL Global

December 27 - December 27 - Qatar-based JSL Global has coordinated the delivery of four disassembled gantry cranes from Hamad Port to Essen, Germany.
Views: 1531
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Hutchison takes TMA stake

December 22 - December 22 - Hutchison Ports has acquired a 50 percent shareholding in TMA Logistics.
Views: 1395
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Schacht departs Europatrans

December 20 - December 20 - Europatrans, part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has appointed Michael Plewa as managing director, succeeding Andreas Schacht with immediate effect.
Views: 740
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CSX chief executive passes away

December 20 - December 20 - E. Hunter Harrison, railway industry veteran and president and ceo of CSX, died on Saturday December 16 in Florida, following unexpectedly severe complications from a recent illness.
Views: 569
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Ex-Im Bank on course for full lending

December 20 - December 20 - The US Senate Banking Committee has rejected President Trump's nominee to head the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.
Views: 707
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ACS gets an Indian takeaway

December 19 - December 19 - The Indian operation of Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved to new premises in Mumbai, in order to fulfil the company's growth plans in the region.
Views: 741
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Damen and Concordia team up

December 19 - December 19 - Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group have signed a joint venture agreement to cooperate in the construction and trade of inland waterway vessels.
Views: 989
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Mayfair sells stake in DNV GL

December 18 - December 18 - Norway's Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas has assumed full ownership of quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL, following the acquisition of Germany-based Mayfair's remaining shares in the company.
Views: 1171
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EIC adds to board

December 18 - December 18 - The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the trade association for companies that supply goods and services to the energy industries worldwide, has appointed Louise Ledgard and Duncan Reed to its board of directors.
Views: 777
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LaRue to step down at Corpus Christi

December 18 - December 18 - The Port of Corpus Christi's executive director, John LaRue, will step down from his duties on January 1, 2018 and officially retire from the port in June 2019.
Views: 975
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Thorco expands in Europe

December 18 - December 18 - Thorco Projects has opened offices in Italy and France, to enhance its global network and the company's commercial presence in the regional markets.
Views: 1116
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Ranger names Jongen

December 18 - December 18 - Australia-based lifting, rigging and safety equipment supplier, Ranger, has appointed Ian Jongen as state manager Victoria.
Views: 678
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Ziegler appointed at GAC

December 15 - December 15 - Patrik Ziegler has been appointed managing director of GAC North America - logistics (GNAL).
Views: 992
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Ghent and Zeeland set to merge

December 15 - December 15 - January 1, 2018 will see the commencement of North Sea Port, the entity that has been created by the merger between the port authorities of Zeeland Seaports in the Netherlands and the Port of Ghent in Belgium.
Views: 981
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NorSea invests in ro-ro facility

December 15 - December 15 - NorSea Group will invest NOK60 million (USD7.2 million) in the construction of a ro-ro facility at its Polarbase supply base, Norway.
Views: 983
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Aldubaikhi named Bahri boss

December 14 - Dececmber 14 - Saudi Arabia's transportation and logistics company, Bahri, has appointed Abdullah Aldubaikhi as ceo, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 1328
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Strogen named at Vancouver

December 13 - December 13 - The Port of Vancouver USA has appointed Alex Strogen as chief commercial officer.
Views: 951
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LOC wins Tengiz contract

December 11 - December 11 - International marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group, has been appointed to provide marine warranty services (MWS) for Tengizchevroil's future growth project-wellhead pressure management project.
Views: 1438
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Logistec inks TRPA deal

December 8 - December 8 - Logistec Stevedoring has entered into an agreement with the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) in Québec, Canada, for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal.
Views: 1330
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MACS parent acquires Hugo Stinnes

December 8 - December 8 - Vineta, the holding company of Hamburg-based multipurpose shipping line MACS, has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Rostock-based Hugo Stinnes Schiffahrt.
Views: 1470
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LOC expands in Egypt

December 7 - December 7 - Global marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has opened an office in Cairo, Egypt to increase the company's presence across North Africa and the Middle East.
Views: 1367
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LASO invests with Actros 


December 7 - December 7 - Portugal-headquartered LASO Transportes has invested EUR5 million (USD5.8 million) in its specialised equipment fleet in 2017, including the purchase of six Mercedes Actros units. 

Views: 988
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Keen Transport sold

December 7 - December 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA (WWL ASA) has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in USA-based Keen Transport.
Views: 1380
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Able digs deep to upgrade Seaton Port

December 7 - December 7 - The Able Group has completed a GBP6 million (USD8 million) project to upgrade its Able Seaton Port (ASP) facility in Teesside, North East England.
Views: 1055
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Overcapacity lingers in shipping outlook

December 6 - December 6 - The outlook for global shipping in 2018 remains negative, as lingering overcapacity continues to restrict material improvement in market fundamentals, says Fitch Ratings.
Views: 1040
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Straightpoint names Milne

December 6 - December 6 - Straightpoint has appointed Kyle Milne as technical sales engineer, based in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 893
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BIMCO and FONASBA launch agency agreement

December 6 - December 6 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and FONASBA, the worldwide organisation representing shipbrokers and ship agents, have launched a general agency agreement for port agents, shipowners and ship operators contracting port a
Views: 780
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Belgium granted maritime tax extension

December 6 - December 6 - Belgium has received approval from the European Commission (EC) to prolong its existing tax measures for maritime transport until the end of 2022.
Views: 1153
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QuattroR completes Fagioli investment

December 5 - December 5 - QuattroR, the private equity fund that invests in mid-sized and large Italian companies, has completed its initial investment in Fagioli.
Views: 1246
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ABS lights a fire under its digital strategy

December 5 - December 5 - Classification and technical services provider, ABS, has appointed Howard Fireman, previously the organisation's chief technology officer, as chief digital officer.
Views: 631
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Corbett named at Sims Crane

December 1 - December 1 - Crane and equipment provider, Sims Crane, has appointed Craig Corbett as a sales representative in Orlando, USA.
Views: 1014
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Maersk gets the green light

December 1 - December 1 - Maersk Line has obtained the final regulatory approval for the acquisition of German shipping line Hamburg Süd.
Views: 984
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Mammoet expands at Freeport

November 29 - November 29 - Mammoet USA has completed the expansion of its site at Port Freeport in Texas, USA.
Views: 987
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E.R. Group targets institutional investors

November 28 - November 28 - E.R. Schiffahrt, the Germany-based group, which is known for its ship managment and financing activities, has revealed plans to develop a business offering investment opportunities for institutional investors.
Views: 1353
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Longview looks ahead

November 27 - November 27 - The Port of Longview in Washington, USA, says it will make expansion of port infrastructure a key priority in its 2018 budget, capitalising on momentum from past years.
Views: 952
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Rotterdam reappoints Castelein

November 27 - November 27 - Allard Castelein has been reappointed as ceo of the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
Views: 932
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Container volumes set to break record

November 27 - November 27 - Container volume growth continues apace with loaded shipments on course to break 200 million teu in 2017, says global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 1341
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Extended Breeze sets sail

November 24 - November 24 - The lengthening programme of Finnlines' vessels is in full swing in the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, with the first of four of its vessels extended by approximately 30 m.
Views: 1200
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MHEA calls upon Connolly

November 24 - November 24 - The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has appointed John Connolly as its president.
Views: 486
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DB Cargo names Bosch

November 23 - November 23 - DB Cargo, Deutsche Bahn's railfreight business, has appointed Roland Bosch as ceo, effective December 1, 2017.
Views: 510
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AAL appoints Schutzbier

November 23 - November 23 - AAL has appointed Marc Schutzbier as commercial manager of its Canadian operations.
Views: 821
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Fesco bores into Moscow

November 21 - November 21 - Fesco Transportation has completed the delivery of five tunnel boring machine shields from Shanghai to Moscow.
Views: 1463
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OL adds US office

November 17 - November 17 - OL International Holdings has acquired the US office of Transitainer Global, based in Long Beach, California.
Views: 1229
Tadano makes Bigge deal thumbnail image

Tadano makes Bigge deal

November 17 - November 17 - Crane manufacturer Tadano has appointed Bigge Crane & Rigging as its dealer in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado.
Views: 1011
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Jubb flies into Air Partner

November 16 - November 16 - Global aviation services group, Air Partner, has appointed Robert Jubb as freight trading manager.
Views: 964
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Weighty crane investment for QF

November 15 - November 15 - Project forwarding specialist Quality Freight (QF) UK has invested GBP700,000 (USD920,000) in a Terex Fuchs MHL390 material handling crane.
Views: 1007
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Rhenus expands with RBG

November 14 - November 14 - Mierka Beteiligungs (MBG), port operator at the Danube Port of Krems, has changed its name to Rhenus Beteiligungs (RBG).
Views: 1235
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DFDS acquires Alphatrans

November 14 - November 14 - Shipping and logistics group DFDS will acquire all the shares in the Dutch logistics company Alphatrans Group.
Views: 1554
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deugro bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - deugro Canada has handled the transportation of the main bridge section from a fabrication yard in China to Victoria, Canada for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project.
Views: 1514
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IOS and NorSea team up

November 13 - November 13 - NorSea Group (UK) and Independent Oilfield Services (IOS) have formed an alliance to provide a complete logistics, storage and inspection package to provide cost benefits for energy sector companies operating in the north-east of Scotland.
Views: 1073
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Slight revenue uptick for Boskalis

November 10 - November 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster saw a slight increase in revenue in the third quarter of 2017, compared to the quarterly average reported for the first half of the year.
Views: 1292
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Malhotra named at Hill Dickinson

November 9 - November 9 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed Sumeet Malhotra as a partner at its Singapore office.
Views: 2161
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Shipping needs to be cyber prepared

November 6 - November 6 - International law firm Ince & Co has advised shipping and transportation companies to prepare for more cyber attacks in the wake of recent high-profile incidents.
Views: 1181
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CLA adds to network

November 3 - November 3 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding Tel Aviv, Israel to its growing network of scheduled freighter operations.
Views: 1145
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Samson expands in Europe

November 2 - November 2 - The Netherlands-based United Offshore Services (UOS) has added Samson Saturn-12 and chafe products to its inventory, enabling it to offer synthetic tug mainlines and pendants.
Views: 1191
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Logwin buys into SCI

November 2 - November 2 - Logistics company Logwin has taken a one-third stake in the Auckland, New Zealand-based freight forwarder Supply Chain International (SCI).
Views: 1285
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Yusen board agrees to NYK takeover

November 2 - November 2 - Shipping line Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) is set to take over its third-party logistics affiliate, Yusen Logistics.
Views: 1190
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West of Scotland in administration

November 1 - November 1 - The UK's West of Scotland Heavy Haulage and its associated trading company, West of Scotland Storage, have been placed in administration with Tom MacLennan and Iain Fraser, partners with FRP Advisory.
Views: 1557
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Manitowoc appoints Asia-Pacific dealers

October 31 - October 31 - Manitowoc has appointed Hong Kong-based Rainbow Ace and Vietnam-based Tuyet Nga (TNC) as its Grove dealers in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 1168
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Everett authorises modernisation project

October 27 - October 27 - The Port of Everett commission in the USA has authorised the second phase of the south terminal wharf modernisation project.
Views: 978
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Yang Kee expands with Fliway

October 26 - October 26 - Singapore-based Yang Kee Logistics has entered into a scheme implementation agreement (SIA) to acquire 100 percent of the shares New Zealand-based Fliway Group for SGD52.1 million (USD38.2 million).
Views: 1760
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Kerr named CLA CEO

October 26 - October 26 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has appointed David Kerr as its ceo, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 1232
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Wallem to manage new Sanasia ship

October 25 - October 25 - Hong Kong-based Wallem Ship Management has been appointed to manage Sanasia's under-construction pure car truck carrier (PCTC) vessel.
Views: 834
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Jaxport adds to board

October 24 - October 24 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport), USA has appointed new officers to its board of directors.
Views: 1006
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MacGregor moves at DPH

October 23 - October 23 - Diversified Port Holdings (DPH)/Patriot Rail, the parent company of Seaonus and Portus, has appointed Scott MacGregor as vice president of operations.
Views: 1035
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Alanoca adds a Grove

October 23 - October 23 - El Alto, Bolivia-based transport and logistics company Alanoca has taken delivery of a 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L all terrain crane.
Views: 1275
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Air charter group makes appointments

October 23 - October 23 - BACA, the Worldwide Association of Air Charter Professionals, has made a series of appointments to drive an ambitious development programme.
Views: 982
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LOC appoints Rutler

October 23 - October 23 - Global marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has appointed Jerome Rutler as group ceo, taking over from Andrew Squire, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 695
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Camp fires up at Sims

October 23 - October 23 - Florida, USA-based Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Ryan Camp as vice president - corporate services, responsible for the company's sourcing, procurement and supplier relations as well as fleet asset management and business development.
Views: 1211
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Birsterminal ticks the box

October 23 - October 23 - Effective November 7, 2017, Martin Ticks will take on the role of ceo of Birsfelden, Switzerland-based Birsterminal.
Views: 1147
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CLA adds second scheduled service

October 19 - October 19 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has introduced its second scheduled air cargo service with a weekly route connecting Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Views: 1362
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Hapag-Lloyd adds capital

October 18 - October 18 - Hapag-Lloyd has successfully completed an increase to its capital base as most of its shareholders exercised their subscription rights granted after the completion of the merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and purchased 11.7 mill
Views: 1241
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 1484
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New CEO at Mammoet

October 17 - October 17 - Mammoet has made a number of changes to its executive board of management, including the appointment of Paul van Gelder as ceo, effective September 1, 2017.
Views: 687
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Rickmers and RZ get certified

October 16 - October 16 - RZ Carrier and Rickmers-Line, both companies within the Zeaborn Group, have successfully undergone the certification process for their integrated management system for quality, health and safety, and environment (QHSE) according to the latest
Views: 767
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The Price is right at Longview

October 13 - October 13 - The Port of Longview, USA has appointed Mark Price as director of marine terminals.
Views: 840
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Indiana adds to Commission

October 12 - October 12 - Monica Newhouse-Rodriguez and Michael Browning have been appointed to the Ports of Indiana Commission.
Views: 1256
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Can the convoys be stopped?

October 12 - October 12 - Oversized and hazardous goods vehicles transiting through the Dartford Tunnel in the UK could face being redirected if the 'Stop The Convoys' campaign, launched by Europa Worldwide Group's managing director Andrew Baxter, gains traction.
Views: 913
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Crane Worldwide hooks Mailhiot

October 11 - October 11 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jeff Mailhiot as vice president, ocean products.
Views: 1261
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Seko reins-in Unrein

October 10 - October 10 - Seko Logistics has appointed Terry Unrein as chief commercial officer, Americas, responsible for sales and revenue growth, and air and ocean production strategy in the region.
Views: 1268
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Guindastes adds a Liebherr

October 6 - October 6 - Brazilian crane rental company I.V. Guindastes has purchased a used LR 1600/2-W crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 1024
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Van Beest adds Heuer Hebetechnik

October 6 - October 6 - The Van Beest Group - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired Iserlohn, Germany-based Heuer Hebetechnik.
Views: 1242
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Militzer & Münch establishes in Algiers

October 5 - October 5 - The Militzer & Münch Group has opened an affiliate office in Algiers in partnership with an unnamed shareholder active in international transport.
Views: 777
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Schramm returns to Terex

October 5 - October 5 - Terex Cranes has appointed Thomas Schramm as vice president sales and product support, Europe and the Middle East.
Views: 1330
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SAL sees sun rise and shine

October 5 - October 5 - Pan Ocean has appointed SAL Heavy Lift as its commercial agent for the semi-submersible deck carriers Sun Shine and Sun Rise.
Views: 1485
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 1861
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AAL appoints CPC in Japan

October 4 - October 4 - AAL Japan has appointed CPC Consolidated Pool Carriers Asia, part of the COLI Group, as its commercial agent in the country.
Views: 1302
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ESTA nominates Klijn successors

October 4 - October 4 - ESTA has nominated Stijn Sarens and Alexandre-Jacques Vernazza as Ton Klijn's successors, following his appointment as ESTA director earlier this year.
Views: 1200
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CMA CGM acquires Sofrana Unilines

October 3 - October 3 - CMA CGM is set to purchase through its subsidiary, ANL, a majority stake in Sofrana Unilines, which operates shipping services in the Pacific Islands regional maritime trade.
Views: 1383
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Brest prepares for renewable energy

October 2 - October 2 - Blue Water Shipping, as port agent, is assisting with the Port of Brest's upgrade project to prepare the French port for renewable energy components.
Views: 874
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Mørk gets call from UECC

October 2 - October 2 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has appointed Per Christian Mørk as chief operating officer (coo).
Views: 1152
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Groff steps up at Roanoke

September 29 - September 29 - Roanoke Insurance Group, a leading insurance and bond provider for trade and transportation, has appointed Karen Groff, currently executive vice president of operations, as president, effective October 1.
Views: 736
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Broshuis builds for the future

September 29 - September 29 - A 6,000 sq m production hall, currently under construction at the Broshuis Kampen site in the Netherlands will be used to undertake work currently done externally by suppliers.
Views: 735
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Falcon names Ron Jackson

September 27 - September 27 - New York, USA-based Falcon Maritime and Aviation has appointed former Nordana Line vice president Ron Jackson as director of sales.
Views: 976
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CES reachstackers in service with CS Wind

September 26 - September 26 - Scottish wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind has taken delivery of two brand new heavy-duty reachstackers manufactured by Germany-headquartered Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES).
Views: 1374
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More Boeing orders for Qatar Airways

September 26 - September 26 - Qatar Airways has ordered two additional Boeing 747-8 freighters and four Boeing 777-300ERs, with a value of USD2.16 billion at list prices.
Views: 802
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Jaxport goes green

September 26 - September 26 - Following a nationwide executive search to fill the vacant position, the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida, USA, has named Eric Green as chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 1078
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SAL reflags vessels

September 25 - September 25 = Following Germany-based Harren and Partner's acquisition of SAL Heavy Lift, which was previously owned by Japan's “K” Line, the heavy lift carrier will reflag six of its vessels to the German flag.
Views: 1514
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Liebherr trio for Rothmund

September 25 - September 25 - Germany-based Rothmund Kran und Montage has expanded its crane fleet with the acquisition of three Liebherr mobile cranes.
Views: 1028
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BDP names Grajales

September 22 - September 22 - Global logistics and transportation solutions provider BDP International has appointed Alberto Grajales as finance director for Latin America.
Views: 1243
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Van Beest forges Irizar agreement

September 22 - September 22 - Van Beest - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired the majority of the shares of Irizar Forge, based in Spain.
Views: 1254
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LGH acquires JDN's UK hire division

September 19 - September 19 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the Aberdeen, Scotland-based division of JD Neuhaus (JDN), a manufacturer of hoists and crane systems for extreme environments.
Views: 1116
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DSV names Seven Seas in Iran

September 19 - September 19 - DSV Global Transport and Logistics has appointed Seven Seas as an agent in Iran, expanding its air, sea and road transport services to and from the country.
Views: 1294
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ABP chief to step down

September 18 - September 18 - After ten years on the company's board, James Cooper, the current chief executive of Associated British Ports Holdings (ABP), is to step down.
Views: 822
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SAL comes ashore

September 15 - September 15 - Citing the challenging offshore market conditions and reductions in projects worldwide, SAL Heavy Lift has announced the closure of its offshore business unit, SAL Offshore.
Views: 1302
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Zeaborn set for more purchases

September 15 - September 15 - The Zeaborn Group has confirmed media reports that it is in the market for further acquisitions having been part of a consortium that purchased Rickmers Group's ship management activities last week.
Views: 695
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Bryn Thomas opens in Newcastle

September 12 - September 12 - UK-based Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened its fifth crane depot in the country as part of the group's expansion.
Views: 1394
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OOIL takeover approved

September 12 - September 12 - Cosco Shipping Holdings and Shanghai International Port Group's (SIPG) acquisition of Orient Overseas International (OOIL) has been approved by Chinese regulators.
Views: 1196
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Blue Water names new boss

September 12 - September 12 - Danish transport and logistics group, Blue Water Shipping, has appointed Søren Nørgaard Thomsen as its new chief executive officer (ceo), replacing the company's founder and current ceo Kurt Skov, who will soon return to his role as executi
Views: 1212
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Vogel moves into SAL Heavy Lift

September 11 - September 11 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has been appointed sales/chartering manager of SAL Heavy Lift, following Harren & Partner's acquisition of SAL earlier this year.
Views: 1542
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Rickmers ship management business saved

September 8 - September 8 - The ship management arm of the insolvent Rickmers Group has been rescued by Bertram Rickmers and the Zeaborn Group, which have come together in a consortium to acquire the business with its main sites in Hamburg, Singapore and Cyprus.
Views: 838
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Van Beest gets Load Solutions

September 8 - September 8 - The Van Beest Group, manufacturer and supplier of lifting accessories for wire rope and lifting chains, has acquired Load Solutions, based in Rådal, Norway.
Views: 1261
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LOC boosts offshore wind in Taiwan

September 7 - September 7 - LOC Renewables, part of the LOC Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four other parties, outlining its intention to progress offshore wind farm development and construction in Taiwan.
Views: 1074
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Leman expands in the UK

September 7 - September 7 - Danish transport and logistics company Leman has acquired UK-based freight forwarder Maru International.
Views: 1212
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KOG names Flores

September 6 - September 6 - KOG Transport, a heavy-duty transport and project logistics specialist within the Rhenus Group, has appointed Julian Flores as business development Americas executive at its Houston, USA location.
Views: 1053
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A2SEA accepts Merkur challenge

September 6 - September 6 - A2SEA, with its parent company GeoSea, will transport and install 66 transition pieces (TP) for the 396 MW Merkur offshore wind farm.
Views: 910
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Boeing raises forecast for China

September 6 - September 6 - Boeing has projected a demand for 7,240 new aircraft in China over the next 20 years valued at nearly USD1.1 trillion, a 6.3 percent increase over last year's forecast.
Views: 682
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OMA names Kodock in Senegal

September 4 - September 4 - The OMA Group has appointed Vincent Bayiha Kodock as country manager of OMA Logistics Senegal.
Views: 1063
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C.H. Robinson grows with Milgram

September 4 - September 4 - Third party logistics (3PL) company C.H. Robinson has acquired Canadian freight forwarder Milgram & Company for approximately CAD62 million (USD50 million).
Views: 900
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GeoSea completes A2SEA purchase

September 4 - September 4 - GeoSea has completed the acquisition of A2SEA, following approval of the international competition authorities.
Views: 930
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Bolloré makes the news

September 1 - September 1 - Bolloré Logistics has acquired Someport-Walon, an international freight forwarding company which specialises in the movement of industrial projects.
Views: 1133
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Erickson appoints Kitani

September 1 - September 1 - Global aviation services company, Erickson Incorporated, has appointed Doug Kitani as ceo and director, effective August 31, 2017.
Views: 642
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Trail King names Kolb

August 31 - August 31 - North American trailer manufacturer, Trail King Industries has appointed Joe Kolb as president.
Views: 628
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Ocean 7 Projects names Poulsen

August 30 - August 30 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed Singapore-based Poulsen Shipping Asia as its representative for Southeast Asia, the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1354
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Construction starts on Stena ships

August 30 - August 30 - A 'steel cutting ceremony' held at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard, China, marked the start of construction of the first of four ro-ro vessels ordered by Stena Line.
Views: 949
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Samskip gets green light

August 30 - August 30 - The Norwegian competition authority has approved Samskip's acquisition of Nor Lines.
Views: 1134
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Cuxhaven gears up for offshore

August 30 - August 30 - A new berth and ramp have been inaugurated at Niedersachsen Ports' Cuxhaven offshore terminal, Germany.
Views: 942
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Suparna takes off to Hahn

August 30 - August 30 - Suparna Airlines, a subsidiary of HNA Modern Logistics, has launched a service connecting Xi-an Xinyang International Airport in China with Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany.
Views: 1162
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Container shipping could face mega-problem

August 29 - August 29 - Despite an increase in freight rates, global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight Xeneta, says the future remains uncertain in container shipping due to the looming increase in megaship capacity.
Views: 1478
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Scotland prepares for decommissioning

August 29 - August 29 - Forth Ports Limited and AF Offshore Decom UK will form a joint venture, AF Dundee, which aims to establish a North Sea oil and gas decommissioning hub in Dundee, Scotland.
Views: 1271
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Cargolux adds two in Africa

August 29 - August 29 - Cargolux Airlines will introduce two new weekly destinations in Africa over the next six weeks.
Views: 1019
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De Boer steps up with Combilift

August 28 - August 28 - In the Netherlands, De Boer Staal has solved the difficult task of lifting and moving consignments of steel plate efficiently and safely in the form of a 35-tonne capacity straddle carrier from the Irish specialist manufacturer Combilift.
Views: 1006
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Grindrod plans to spin off shipping business

August 24 - August 24 - The South Africa-based freight logistics and shipping services company, Grindrod is planning to separate and list its shipping business in order to unlock its value, the company said on Wednesday.
Views: 1214
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High summer for forwarders

August 23 - August 23 - The summer has seen a slew of positive results for several multinational freight and logistics groups but the high pressure on margins remains a serious challenge.
Views: 1425
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Mammoet wins contract extension

August 22 - 

August 22 - Sibur, one of Russia's largest gas processing and petrochemicals companies, has extended its contract with Mammoet Russia for logistics and installation operations at the ZapSibNeftekhim Petrochemical Complex construction site in West Siberi
Views: 1056
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ALE loads-out Attenborough

August 22 - August 22 - ALE will transport the 899-tonne stern section of the polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough, by barge from A&P Tyne's shipyard in Newcastle to the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, UK.
Views: 776
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Björk on song for Greencarrier

August 22 - August 22 - Greencarrier Liner Agency has appointed Patrik Björk as global business development manager, responsible for strengthening the company's sales organisation and market position.
Views: 598
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Janin in at DSM Dyneema

August 22 - Effective September 1, Olivier Janin is joining DSM as its vice president of marketing and sales for DSM Dyneema, reporting directly to Golnar Motahari Pour, president DSM Dyneema.
Views: 1024
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Silamas rolls into Myanmar

August 18 - August 18 - Thailand-based heavy lift contractor Silamas Group has teamed up with a local partner and industry veteran Patrick Dick to open an office in Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 1350
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Cyberattack costs Møller-Mærsk

August 16 - August 16 - The ceo of A.P. Møller-Mærsk, Søren Skou, has put a dollar value on the impact of the cyberattack that hit the company at the end of June 2017.
Views: 625
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Kestrel swoops on Nott

August 15 - August 15 - In the UK after eight years at Allseas Global Logistics, most recently as global project manager, Des Nott has moved to the Kestrel Group as breakbulk and project specialist - southern region.
Views: 1028
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UTC grows in Guyana

August 14 - August 14 - UTC Overseas has expanded its presence in Guyana with the appointment of Bob Stevens, the firm's Caribbean field director, to support its recently opened Guyanese office.
Views: 1292
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New terminal at Takoradi

August 14 - August 14 - The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has offered a 25-year concession to Ghanaian company Ibistek for the development and operations of a container and multipurpose terminal at the Port of Takoradi.
Views: 980
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deugro rolls out Indonesian expansion

August 11 - August 11 - deugro, the deugro Group's international project forwarding business unit, has acquired all of Rolitrans International's and Rolitrans Indonesia's heavy haul assets.
Views: 1470
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Reclaimer heads to Hay Point

August 10 - August 10 - A replacement stacker reclaimer has arrived at the Port of Mackay on board BigLift Shipping's Happy Dover, for onward transportation to BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance's (BMA) Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 1436
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Hauswald named at Hansa Meyer

August 10 - August 10 - Marc-Oliver Hauswald has been appointed managing director of Hansa Meyer Global Holding (HMGH) and Hansa Meyer Global Transport (HMGT).
Views: 1119
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CLA launches Mexico connection

August 9 - August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.
Views: 1510
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Indiana-Burns development on track

August 8 - August 8 - The US Department of Transportation has recommended to Congress that the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor receive one of 10 Fastlane small project grants for 2017.
Views: 894
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WWL ALS opens in Norway

August 7 - August 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Service (WWL ALS) is expanding into the Scandinavian market and will take over the Wilhelmsen Ships Services Nordic (WSS Nordic) offices in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 1422
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Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement

August 7 - August 7 - Volga-Dnepr is exploring the prospects for the development of a replacement super-heavy cargo transporter, which it hopes will be 35 - 40 percent more efficient than the Antonov AN-124, both technically and economically.
Views: 1423
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Legger rolls into Oceanteam

August 4 - August 4 - Former ceo of RollDock Diederik Legger has been appointed to the board of directors of Oceanteam, a Norwegian-Dutch offshore service provider.
Views: 1004
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Dooley named as BDP cfo

August 4 - August 4 - Global logistics and transportation solutions company BDP International has named Todd Dooley as chief financial officer (cfo), effective immediately.
Views: 946
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HLI on track with acquisition

August 3 - August 3 - HLI Rail & Rigging has acquired a new 20-axle railcar, which is currently under construction and expected to be ready for service early in 2018.
Views: 480
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Leadership changes at Intermarine

August 3 - August 3 - Al Stanley has stepped down as president and ceo of project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargo carrier Intermarine, effective immediately.
Views: 1128
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Bishop Lifting takes Matex Wire Rope

August 3 - August 3 - SBP Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Bishop Lifting Products, has acquired Kilgore, USA-based, Matex Wire Rope.
Views: 1047
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Liebherr expands in Australia

August 2 - August 2 - Liebherr Maritime will expand its business in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands by establishing full service, spares and sales activities in the region.
Views: 1126
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ACS grows in Canada

August 2 - August 2 - The Canadian office of Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved to larger premises in Toronto to facilitate its growth plans in the country.
Views: 686
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Roberts named at Foss

August 2 - August 2 - Washington, USA-based Foss Maritime has appointed Will Roberts as chief commercial officer.
Views: 686
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Transaid trains Ugandan drivers

August 1 - August 1 - Transaid, the international development organisation, has started a major project to develop heavy goods vehicle and passenger service vehicle driver training in Uganda.
Views: 1057
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Mitchell named at Crane Worldwide

July 31 - July 31 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Chris Mitchell as vice president, global specialized solutions.
Views: 1324
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CES claims heavy-duty reachstacker first

July 31 - July 31 - During an event at its factory near Verona, Italy, Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES) presented its new heavy-duty reachstacker, the VRS-K, which boasts a lifting capacity of 150 tonnes.
Views: 1269
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Long Beach appoints to board

July 28 - July 28 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Lou Anne Bynum as president and Tracy Egoscue as vice president of the board of harbor commissioners, while Lori Ann Guzmán has been named secretary of the board.
Views: 945
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Subsea 7 sees market improvement

July 27 - July 27 - Subsea 7's renewables and heavy lifting business unit saw increased offshore activity in the second quarter of 2017, following its acquisition of Seaway Heavy Lifting.
Views: 1008
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Container profitability on the horizon

July 27 - July 27 - Container lines could see a 12-month cumulative profit of up to USD5 billion this year, as the "super-cycle" of carrier consolidation has changed the playing field and left shippers with less choice, says Drewry.
Views: 1062
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Ironshore insures BRI's project cargo

July 27 - July 27 - Pembroke Managing Agency, part of the international insurance company Ironshore, has launched a project cargo consortium on Lloyd's China related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 1097
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Harren & Partner strikes SAL deal

July 26 - July 26 - Ten years after it first took a stake in the shipping company, and six years after it took complete control, Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisa ("K" Line) has sold SAL Heavy Lift to the Bremen, Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner.
Views: 1744
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Samskip eyes up Nor Lines

July 25 - July 25 - Samskip will acquire the activities of Nor Lines, part of the DSD Group, subject to the approval of Norway's competition authorities.
Views: 1364
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First Sapphire shipment arrives at Newcastle

July 25 - July 25 - The Port of Newcastle has welcomed the first shipment of wind turbine components bound for the Sapphire Wind Farm, which it claims will be the largest wind turbines to be imported into Australia.
Views: 923
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Antwerp invests in Açu

July 24 - July 24 - The Port of Antwerp, through its subsidiary Port of Antwerp International (PAI), will invest USD10 million in the Port of Açu, a privately owned port complex in São João da Barra, Brazil.
Views: 977
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Fagioli to get equity boost

July 24 - July 24 - QuattroR, a management company specialising in corporate restructuring, is in advanced talks to acquire an initial 49 percent of Italy's Fagioli group.
Views: 1315
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Stena ups North Sea capacity

July 21 - July 21 - Stena Line will replace the vessels operating on its Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Harwich, UK service with larger ro-ro ships in response to demands for increased freight capacity.
Views: 1009
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Joumblat in at Long Beach

July 20 - July 20 - Sam Joumblat has been appointed as managing director of finance and administration at the Port of Long Beach, effective August 7.
Views: 1144
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Bilbao builds manufacturing plant

July 20 - July 20 - The construction of Haizea Wind's offshore wind tower manufacturing plant has commenced at the Port of Bilbao, Spain.
Views: 871
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McCain targets Jones Act again

July 19 - July 19 - For the second time in less than two years, US senator John McCain has introduced legislation that would revise the Jones Act, which requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carried on US-built, owned and operated ships.
Views: 676
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Bolloré supports African mine

July 17 - July 17 - Antrak Logistics has consigned 147 tons (149.4 tonnes) of airfreight, 1,375 teu and 9,750 tons (9906.5 tonnes) of project cargo for the Houndé Gold mine project, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Canadian Endeavour Mining Group.
Views: 1107
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Antonov Airlines appoints Flywell

July 17 - July 17 - Antonov Airlines has appointed New Delhi-headquartered Flywell Aviation as its general sales agent (GSA) in India.
Views: 1050
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Tidewater gets court approval

July 17 - July 17 - The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has confirmed the Second Amended Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for Tidewater, the US provider of larger offshore service vessels to the global energy industry,
Views: 863
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Nilsson named managing director

July 14 - July 14 - Creseada International, has named Jonas Nilsson managing director, replacing Mike Ayinde, who started the organisation 32 years ago.
Views: 1009
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Van der Linden in SkyTeam

July 14 - July 14 - SkyTeam Cargo, a global airline alliance, has appointed Nico Van der Linden as vice president of cargo alliance.
Views: 1019
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Japanese provide ONE details

July 14 - July 14 - Even though some jurisdictions have yet to approve the merger, Japan's three large container lines have set out details of their new Ocean Network Express (ONE) organisation.
Views: 1337
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Kuijpers in at Broekman

July 13 - July 13 - Broekman Logistics has appointed Ron Kuijpers as director of business development, warehousing and distribution.
Views: 836
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Trail King adds to the team

July 12 - July 12 - Trail King Industries has appointed Ryan Smith as district sales manager and Lee Anderson as vice president of human resources, safety and environmental.
Views: 654
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Daseke adds Steelman companies

July 7 - July 7 - Texas, USA-based Daseke has added the Steelman Companies to the Daseke group of companies.
Views: 829
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Virgin on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Ryan Ellis as head of global accounts and Ray Wood as regional sales manager for the UK.
Views: 1115
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Dancing with lions and dragons

July 3 - July 3 - Providers of project logistics services will be interested to read that over the past two decades, China has become Africa's most important economic partner according to a report from McKinsey & Company.
Views: 1364
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Hovago strengthens management

July 3 - July 3 - Mobile crane rental company, Hovago Cranes has appointed Marcel Riemslag as general manager, and Robert Hermans as international sales manager.
Views: 824
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Glavind to head up A2SEA

June 30 - June 30 - A2SEA has appointed Michael Glavind as ceo, replacing Jens Frederik Hansen.
Views: 458
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Glavind to head up A2SEA

June 30 - June 30 - A2SEA has appointed Michael Glavind as ceo, replacing Jens Frederik Hansen.
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Tinsley named at BIMCO

June 30 - June 30 - BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as head of maritime security.
Views: 816
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Zhukov in at Saint-Petersburg

June 30 - June 30 - Vladislav Vladimirovich Zhukov has been named managing director of Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SPSP), part of Universal Cargo Logistics (UCL) Holding, effective July 1, 2017.
Views: 729
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Understanding cyber risk

June 29 - June 29 - The latest spate of cyber attacks has been a wake-up call for shipping, highlighting the risks of operating on outdated platforms and the ease of infecting multiple systems by clicking on apparently innocent-looking emails, warns Global Navigati
Views: 1248
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ABP is in the mood for Nolan

June 29 - June 29 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Phil Nolan as non-executive chairman effective July 4, succeeding Robert Walvis who retired in February.
Views: 909
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Necotrans - update

June 27 - June 27 - Further to our news report from yesterday, Necotrans has now confirmed that during a hearing held before the Commercial Court in Paris, the Necotrans group requested the opening of receivership proceedings in relation to its 11 French subsidiari
Views: 1043
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Antonov expands in Australia

June 27 - June 27 - Antonov Airlines has appointed Air Cargo Partners Worldwide (ACP) as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia.
Views: 1299
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Demand drivers give rise to optimism

June 27 - June 27 - Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for vessels in the multipurpose shipping sector, according to global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 968
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Necotrans on the brink?

June 26 - June 26 - France-based freight forwarding and logistics group Necotrans is remaining tight-lipped on recent reports in the French media that it is about to be placed under judicial protection by the commercial court in Paris.
Views: 1217
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CraneWorks goes Demag for five-axle

June 26 - June 26 - Terex Cranes distributor CraneWorks has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5, which Terex claims is one of the first Demag five-axle all terrain cranes in the USA.
Views: 888
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Manzi in at Crowley

June 23 - June 23 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Paul Manzi as vice president of safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship (SSQE), effective July 1.
Views: 1178
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Crane Worldwide buys Pacorini Forwarding

June 23 - June 23 - In Italy, the Pacorini Group has concluded the sale of its subsidiary Pacorini Forwarding to CWL International, a company within the US-based Crane Worldwide Logistics Group, a global player operating in the freight forwarding business.
Views: 1484
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Metro Ports gains Great Lakes base

June 22 - June 22 - The Ports of Indiana has named Metro Ports as the bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor as of July 1, managing the loading and unloading of shipments for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes, including pr
Views: 1086
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Shipping confidence on the up

June 22 - June 22 - Shipping confidence reached its equal highest rating in the past three years in the three months to end May 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 858
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Tacoma names Vandenberg

June 20 - June 20 - The Port of Tacoma, USA has appointed Jane Vandenberg as director of engineering.
Views: 883
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Perfect storm looms

June 19 - June 19 - Shipping losses continue to decline but a perfect storm of regulation, cost saving and cyber security looms, says Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality's (AGCS) fifth annual safety and shipping review 2017.
Views: 818
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Vroon responds to negative media

June 19 - June 19 - Family-owned Dutch shipping group Vroon has responded to negative articles published in the Dutch media concerning its financial state.
Views: 1056
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DP World develops Eurasian corridor

June 16 - June 16 - Two memorandums of understanding (MoU) were signed between DP World and the government of Kazakhstan for the development of a port community system (PCS) and to integrate Customs processes.
Views: 1162
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Ernst Russ and Ecofin form ship investment platform

June 15 - June 15 - Hamburg-based asset management company Ernst Russ and specialist investment group, Ecofin Holdings, have established Elbe Financial Solutions (EFS), an international investment services firm focused on the maritime and infrastructure sectors.
Views: 945
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ESTA director to step down

June 12 - June 12 - Ton Klijn will serve as interim ESTA director following Søren Jansen's resignation at the end of June.
Views: 1030
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Maxim completes Coast acquisition

June 12 - June 12 - Maxim Crane Works has completed the acquisition of Coast Crane Company, an indirect subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp.
Views: 1140
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Cargolux signs Chinese JV

June 12 - June 12 - Cargolux has signed a joint venture equity contract to establish a resident cargo airline operating out of Zhengzhou under a Chinese air operator certificate (AOC).
Views: 952
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Germany's shipping lenders face squeeze on profits

June 9 - June 9 - Albeit early signs of recovery became visible during the first months of 2017, but the shipping industry's protracted slowdown will continue to exert pressure on German ship lenders' profitability, Moody's Investors Service said in a report publi
Views: 877
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 1731
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BIMCO's bosses named

June 7 - June 7 - Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, ceo of Common Progress, has been appointed president of the international shipping association, Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO).
Views: 662
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Bugsier plays fair with merger

June 5 - June 5 - Fairplay Towage and Bugsier have announced their intention to merge their respective business activities in order to expand and strengthen their presence in Germany and Europe.
Views: 1068
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Scharwath on board at DHL



June 5 - June 5 - Tim Scharwath has joined the board of management of Deutsche Post DHL Group as the new ceo of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.


Views: 703
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Managerial moves at GAC

June 1 - June 1 - GAC has announced several appointments to drive the growth and development of a range of the GAC Group businesses.
Views: 1071
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IronPlant joins the Ritchie family

June 1 - June 1 - Heavy equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros has acquired IronPlanet, an online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets.
Views: 474
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Hiscock in at Hunt & Palmer

June 1 - June 1 - Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters has further expanded its charter broking team with the appointment of Tim Hiscock.
Views: 593
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Goliath sets sail to China

May 31 - May 31 - DEME and Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers are partnering in a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China, with the former's DP2 jack-up vessel Goliath being deployed for the first projects.
Views: 1481
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Cranes on the double

May 31 - May 31 - Intermarine's recent delivery of two mobile harbour cranes marked the start of Yilport Holding's investment in Ecuador's Puerto Bolivar container terminal.
Views: 1187
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Emirates names three

May 30 - May 30 - Emirates has made three managerial appointments within its commercial and cargo operations team in the Middle East.


Views: 1097
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Djibouti opens DMP

May 25 - May 25 - Djibouti has officially opened the Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP), marking the completion of the USD590 million project.
Views: 1160
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Export Credit Norway set to finance retrofits

May 25 - May 25 - Following the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ratifications of the ballast water and exhaust gas treaties, government-owned Export Credit Norway has offered financing to international vessel owners who purchase retrofit equipment from N
Views: 819
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Hapag-Lloyd and UASC complete merger

May 24 - May 24 - Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have completed the merger between the two liner shipping companies.
Views: 1430
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Kenagy named deputy

May 24 - May 24 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Duane Kenagy as its deputy executive director.
Views: 860
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UK port body queries EC ruling

May 19 - May 19 - Commenting on this week's news that the European Commission had formally adopted the new General Block Exemption Regulations (GBER) on state aids, the British Ports Association chief executive Richard Ballantyne warned against the distortion of c
Views: 853
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MACS appoints Swedish agent

May 19 - May 19 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Aseco AB as its agent in Sweden.
Views: 1117
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Antwerp appoints Holzhammer

May 16 - May 16 - The Port of Antwerp has appointed Walter Holzhammer as a representative for Austria and Hungary.
Views: 837
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Venice grows with Grimaldi

May 15 - May 15 - In a presentation at the transport logistic exhibition in Munich last week, the Port of Venice celebrated its successful cooperation with the Grimaldi Group, now operating five departures a week to Greece and one weekly departure to the Near East
Views: 976
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Noise fines cause cargo airlines to flee Brussels

May 15 - May 15 - Brussels Airport has reported that it has received the written confirmation that a second cargo airline is leaving as a result of the noise fines imposed by the Brussels Capital Region. A third cargo carrier is also threatening to leave Belgium i
Views: 794
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Jones Act changes postponed

May 12 - May 12 - In a sharp reversal for US offshore service companies, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) withdrew its proposed changes to Jones Act rules that could have shut the door to foreign-flag operators in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 877
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Straightpoint expands in the UK

May 12 - May 12 - Straightpoint has expanded its manufacturing facilities at its headquarters in Havant, Hampshire, UK.
Views: 724
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Mammoet expands in USA with acquisition

May 12 - May 12 - Mammoet has acquired USA-based George Young Company, which specialises in rigging, machinery installation and heavy hauling.
Views: 1054
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Boskalis' results in line with expectations

May 11 - May 11 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has said its performance in the first quarter of 2017 has been in line with expectations, characterised by continued lower volumes of work due to weak market conditions.
Views: 1136
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Antonov plans US expansion

May 11 - May 11 - Antonov Airlines has confirmed that it will establish a presence in the USA and Hong Kong as part of its ambitious international expansion plans.
Views: 1174
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BMT appoints new chief

May 10 - May 10 - BMT Group has appointed Sarah Kenny as the successor to Peter French, the current chief executive who retires in September.
Views: 744
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Geodis eyes super-heavy and power projects

May 9 - May 9 - In what has been a successful year for Geodis' Industrial Projects division, Igor Muniz, Industrial Projects director Europe, said the investments being made at the company would provide a solid foundation for future growth.
Views: 1163
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SC&R appoints officers

May 9 - May 9 - During its annual conference in Arizona, USA the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) appointed officers to its SC&R Foundation - its non-profit organisation promoting research projects, scholarships, grants, and education in the hea
Views: 1144
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Kerry goes for gold in Italy

May 9 - May 9 - Kerry Logistics Network has agreed to acquire the majority stake of the Tuvia Group's subsidiary, Tuvia Italia SpA, as part of the former's ongoing expansion in Europe.
Views: 1101
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IAPH appoints Verhoeven

May 8 - May 8 - The International Association of Ports and Habors (IAPH) has appointed Patrick Verhoeven as the IAPH managing director - policy and strategy.
Views: 920
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Maxim eyes up Coast acquisition

May 8 - May 8 - Maxim Crane Works and Essex Rental Corp have entered into a stock purchase agreement, in which Maxim will acquire Coast Crane Company, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Essex.
Views: 1132
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Intermarine plays the Trumpy card

May 5 - May 5 - Intermarine has announced the expansion of its monthly liner service from the Mediterranean to the Americas with the appointment of Hugo Trumpy as exclusive commercial agent in Italy for this trade lane.
Views: 877
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Three's company for CLA

May 4 - May 4 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has taken delivery of a third Boeing 747 freighter.
Views: 529
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Cosco profits in Q1 2017

May 4 - May 4 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has reported a 1,104 percent year-on-year first quarter net profit increase,totalling CNY11.06 million (USD1.61 million).
Views: 971
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Rickmers reports loss ahead of restructuring

May 4 - May 4 - Rickmers Group reported a year-on-year revenue decrease of 17.7 percent for 2016, falling to EUR483.3 million (USD527.6 million) from EUR587 million (USD640.8 million) in 2015.
Views: 943
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Key shipping issues come under scrutiny

May 3 - May 3 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.
Views: 1262
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Maersk's acquisition approved

May 3 - May 3 - The sale and purchase agreement for Maersk Line's acquisition of Hamburg Süd has been approved by the boards of Maersk Line and the Oetker Group.
Views: 942
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Declining vigilance will increase piracy

May 3 - May 3 - The recent spate of attacks off the Horn of Africa may point to an elevated risk for a return of piracy, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy's (OBP) annual State of Maritime Piracy report which analyses the human and economic impacts of maritime pir
Views: 1289
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Daseke builds open-deck trucking group

May 3 - May 3 - Daseke Inc, one of the largest owners of open-deck transportation equipment in North America, is merging with fellow open-deck truck operators The Schilli Cos and Big Freight Systems Inc.
Views: 981
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Panalpina takes a stake in Carelog

May 3 - May 3 - Panalpina World Transport has acquired a majority stake in Carelog Freight Service, a Danish freight forwarding and logistics company.
Views: 1180
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GAC mixes up management

May 2 - May 2 - GAC has announced management appointments at both group and individual company level.
Views: 1070
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ACS soars in 2016

May 2 - May 2 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has reported a strong 2016, with an 8 percent increase in revenue, totalling GBP342 million (USD441.8 million) in the year ending January 31, 2017.
Views: 917
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Strong start for DSV

May 2 - May 2 - DSV has reported a net revenue of DKK18.2 billion (USD2.7 billion) for the first quarter of 2017, in comparison to DKK15.3 billion (USD2.2 billion) for the corresponding period of 2016.
Views: 1070
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Pioneering Spirit sets record

May 1 - May 1 - Allseas' dynamically positioned single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has set a world lifting record with the safe and successful removal of Shell UK's 24,000 tonnes Brent Delta platform topsides from the No
Views: 950
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Cargolux profits tumble in volatile 2016

May 1 - May 1 - Cargolux Airlines carried almost 1 million tonnes of cargo on its global freight network during a volatile 2016. However, the carrier's profit fell some 90 percent year-on-year from USD49 million in 2015 to USD5.5 million in 2016; revenues fell by
Views: 1172
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Port promotions in the USA

May 1 - May 1 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Elizabeth Gotelli as chief financial and administrative officer (cfao).
Views: 1116
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Neal joins Straightpoint

April 28 - April 28 - Straightpoint has appointed Mike Neal as product sales engineer.
Views: 725
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CEE and PCN meet in Amsterdam

April 27 - April 27 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network (PCN) jointly held their membership conferences at the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, the Netherlands, during April 23-24, 2017.
Views: 1113
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CLA adds to executive team

April 27 - April 27 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has appointed David Bowden and John Nicholas as chief financial officer (cfo) and technical director, respectively.
Views: 1007
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Construction at Cuxport

April 27 - April 27 - The deepwater terminal of Cuxport, located in Cuxhaven, Germany is undergoing the construction of a fourth berth.
Views: 1105
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THLG adds two to board

April 26 - April 26 - The Heavy Lift Group has appointed Iris Müllejans of Rolf Riedl GmbH (Germany) and Elisabeth Cosmatos from Cosmatos Group (Greece) to its board.
Views: 1572
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Herfurth takes two

April 25 - April 25 - Herfurth Logistics, part of the Herfurth Group, has acquired the Netherlands-based companies M-Star Freight Services and Falconex.
Views: 945
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Three Lines Shipping seeks investor

April 24 - April 24 - Three Lines Shipping (TLS), a UAE-based transportation and logistics company, has confirmed reports that it is looking for an investor to help boost its regional expansion and grow its brand.
Views: 1247
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China Merchants completes Sinotrans merger

April 24 - April 24 - China Merchants Group, the state-owned conglomerate completed a strategic reorganisation, which results in and Sinotrans & CSC becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of the former.
Views: 1015
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G2 Ocean to go live

April 24 - April 24 - The joint venture between Gearbulk and Grieg Star - G2 Ocean - will begin operations on May 1, 2017.
Views: 1423
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Luttfring joins Talbert

April 21 - April 21 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Bob Luttfring as its southeast regional sales manager.
Views: 904
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Eastland joins Seko Logistics

April 20 - April 20 - John Eastland has been appointed president of Seko Logistics' aerospace and aviation division.
Views: 1209
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Simões heads up Sindipesa

April 20 - April 20 - Julio Eduardo Simões has been appointed as president of the National Association of Heavy Goods and Exceptional Cargo and Transport Companies (Sindipesa) In Brazil.
Views: 1036
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Moore Stephens flags shipping pool pitfalls

April 20 - April 20 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens issued a warning to ship owners and operators to check carefully the financial, tax and jurisdictional implications of participating in shipping pool arrangements.
Views: 1095
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Siemens set for Dubai global logistics

April 19 - April 19 - Siemens, one of the largest manufacturing and electronic companies in the world, will set up its global logistics headquarters, including its portfolio for airports, cargo infrastructure and ports, in Dubai.
Views: 1077
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Ex-Im Bank to get full functionality?

April 18 - April 18 - In the USA, many have welcomed President Trump's announcement last Friday naming former Congressmen Scott Garrett and Spencer Bachus as nominees to the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) board of directors.
Views: 976
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Senior lifts at Crane Worldwide

April 18 - April 18 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed six vice presidents (vp), which it claims demonstrates an increased focus on services and tailored supply chain solutions.
Views: 1089
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Cordero called in at Long Beach

April 18 - April 18 - The Port of Long Beach, USA, has appointed Mario Cordero as the port's executive director.
Views: 880
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Ripken winkles into J.Müller

April 17 - April 17 - Jens Ripken has been appointed to the management of port terminals operator, J. Müller Weser in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 868
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RSS names directors

April 13 - April 13 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Alan Varney and Angela Holmes as operations and finance directors respectively.
Views: 650
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Liebherr expands in Buenos Aires

April 12 - April 12 - Liebherr-Argentina, a subsidiary of Liebherr, has opened a 314 sq m office in Buenos Aires, expanding the group's activities in Argentina and Uruguay, primarily in the areas of mining, mobile cranes, and port and harbour cranes.
Views: 1085
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Aqualis opens in Taiwan

April 11 - April 11 - Aqualis Offshore, part of Aqualis ASA, has opened an office in Taiwan to support local offshore wind and oil and gas developments.
Views: 888
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Ryan in as ABC vice president

April 10 - April 10 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has promoted Vince Ryan to the post of vice president, North and South America.
Views: 998
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Weak year for Grieg shipping arm

April 7 - April 7 - In 2016, Grieg Star recorded a loss of NOK64 million (USD7.4 million), against a net deficit of NOK476 million (USD55.3 million) in 2015, says its parent company, Grieg Group.
Views: 816
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WaterFront expands

April 7 - April 7 - Global ship agency WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has expanded by adding five new network partners across North and South America as well as the UK, in a move that provide it with a further 57 offices and access to more than 400 staff
Views: 1327
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Steimler selected at NYK

April 6 - April 6 - NYK Group has appointed Svein Steimler as president and chief executive officer (ceo) of NYK Group Europe, succeeding Takuji Nakai.
Views: 1009
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Zeaborn completes Rickmers-Linie takeover

April 6 - April 6 - Rickmers-Line GmbH, a company within the Bremen-based Zeaborn Group, has completed the takeover of the business operations of Rickmers-Linie and MCC Marine as well as NPC Projects, which was originally announced on February 9 and received cleara
Views: 1350
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Embleton in at IAG Cargo

April 5 - April 5 - Lynne Embleton, current British Airways managing director at Gatwick, is to become chief executive of IAG Cargo, the freight arm of the airline, with immediate effect.
Views: 444
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SCPA appoints Van Ostran

April 5 - April 5 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has appointed Stan Van Ostran as senior vice president of finance and administration/chief financial officer (cfo), following the retirement of Peter Hughes, effective at the end of the 2017 fiscal year.
Views: 775
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Finnlines adds to the Breeze

April 5 - April 5 - Starting from September 2017, Finnlines will lengthen four of its Breeze series vessels, increasing vessel capacity by around 1,000 lane metres.
Views: 929
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TII India remains on course

April 5 - April 5 - TII India, a subsidiary of the TII Group, has delivered the first three TIIGER Extender semi-trailers to Darshan Roadlines Pvt Ltd (DRPL), in the Indian city of Bawal.
Views: 980
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Schneider goes for IPO

April 5 - April 5 - Green Bay, USA-based trucking company, Schneider National has launched an initial public offering (IPO) of 28,947,000 shares of its Class B common stock, at an anticipated IPO price between USD18 and USD20 per share.
Views: 809
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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius complete merger

April 4 - April 4 - The boards of Wilh. Wilhelmsen and Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding have received all the necessary approvals to complete the merger between Wilh. Wilhelmsen and Wallenius Lines, including the jointly owned entities Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, EUKOR
Views: 858
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Double Boeings for ABC

April 4 - April 4 -BOC Aviation Limited, an aircraft lessor, has purchased two Boeing 747-8 freighters, committing both on long-term leases to AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines.
Views: 911
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GAC Malaysia wins COSL business

April 4 - April 4 - China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has appointed GAC Malaysia to provide a range of on and offshore support services in Malaysia, as well as to render support as required further afield in South East Asia and worldwide.
Views: 816
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Collett skids to Immingham

April 4 - April 4 - Collett has transported three skid units, weighing 47 tonnes, 19 tonnes and 16 tonnes, from Rotherham to the Port of Immingham, UK.
Views: 669
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Armitt handles ship unloaders

April 3 - April 3 - In the UK, the Armitt Group has successfully managed the removal of two 1,050-tonne ship unloaders from the former Tilbury power station located on the River Thames, east of London.
Views: 1116
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Antwerp adds reps

April 3 - April 3 - Malini Dutt, Robert Feng and Martin Hubenak have been appointed to represent the Port of Antwerp in India, China and Eastern Europe respectively.
Views: 1091
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SEKO names Barnes

March 31 - March 31 - SEKO Logistics has named Tony Barnes as chief operating officer (coo) Asia Pacific.
Views: 1216
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MOL marks Malaysian enhancement

March 30 - March 30 - Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has acquired a 20.9 percent share in Malaysian logistics company, PKT Logistics Group.
Views: 1231
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Harren & Partner gains wind

March 30 - March 30 - Harren & Partner has been appointed technical manager of Ocean Breeze Energy's jack-up vessel, Wind Lift I.
Views: 1014
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Recovery in sight, says Drewry

March 29 - March 29 - Following another poor year for multipurpose shipping with further erosion of rates making it the worst market in over 10 years, signs of recovery are now evident with momentum expected to build over the next few years, according to global ship
Views: 1094
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Goldhofer gains UK service partners

March 29 - March 29 - Goldhofer has recruited two service partners in the UK, Truck Technics and Specialist Trailer Services UK, in response to its growing market shares in heavy haulage and oversized cargo transportation in the country.
Views: 1221
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Jemdahl in at Greencarrier

March 28 - March 28 - Greencarrier Freight Services has appointed Johan Jemdahl as its ceo.
Views: 844
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Portland picks O'Hollaren

March 28 - March 28 - Ken O'Hollaren has been appointed as marine marketing director at the Port of Portland, USA.
Views: 753
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Crowley's cranes make history

March 27 - March 27 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services has taken delivery of three Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan.
Views: 1361
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All change at the top at Daimler

March 24 - March 24 - Following February's resignation of Dr Wolfgang Bernhard at the world's largest heavy truck manufacturer, Daimler Truck and Bus has appointed his successor and announced a new ceo for its North American operation.
Views: 1302
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Vossmann tackles vortex

March 24 - March 24 - Vossmann Logistik has used a Faymonville Combimax trailer to transport a 105-tonne vortex used in the cleaning of gas to the inland Port of Meppen, Germany.
Views: 1140
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Rhenus takes stake in Arkon

March 24 - March 24 - The Rhenus Group has taken a 40 percent shareholding in Arkon Shipping, which manages a fleet of more than 120 seagoing vessels.
Views: 1152
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Shipping not a picnic, says accountant

March 23 - March 23 - Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1115
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PensionDanmark's maritime investment

March 22 - March 22 - PensionDanmark, one of Denmark's largest pension funds, is investing in a new maritime investment fund which will buy, lease and sell ships.
Views: 847
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Crowley steps on the gas with ship launch

March 22 - March 22 - ­ Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine have launched Crowley's new Commitment Class ship El Coquí, one of the world's first combination ro-ro ships powered by liquefied natural gas in Pascagoula, USA
Views: 1275
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Avoid warranty surveyors at your peril

March 21 - March 21 - The London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in incidents of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather to support a recommendation that a warranty surveyor is appointed to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project
Views: 1006
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Hapag-Lloyd and UASC move merger date

March 17 - March 17 - Hapag-Lloyd and UASC have mutually agreed to shift the date of their Business Combination Agreement (BCA) until May 31, 2017 having originally envisaged the transaction would close by March 31, 2017.
Views: 452
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EC re-adopts air cartel decision

March 17 - March 17 - The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine totalling EUR776.465 million (USD834.5 million) for operating a price-fixing cartel.
Views: 1211
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Wood Group buys Amec Foster Wheeler

March 15 - March 15 - UK-headquartered energy services company Wood Group is set to acquire Amec Foster Wheeler - a UK-based consultancy and project management company - in an all-share takeover deal worth approximately GBP2.2 billion (USD2.7 billion).
Views: 537
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Ocean7 Projects merge with Ikonship

March 13 - March 13 - Effective April 1, two Danish shipping companies, Ocean7 Projects and Ikonship, will merge their activities under the Ocean7 Projects banner.
Views: 985
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Subsea 7 takes control of Seaway Heavy Lifting


March 13 - March 13 - Subsea 7 has acquired K&S Baltic Offshore's 50 percent shareholding in Seaway Heavy Lifting, making the latter and its subsidiaries wholly owned by the Subsea 7 Group.
Views: 1027
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Scheuerle promotes North American range

March 13 - March 13 - Germany-headquartered specialised trailer manufacturer TII Group has used the CoxExpo convention to promote its range of trailers and specialised handling equipment geared to the North American market.
Views: 958
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LNG first for Van Oord


March 10 - March 10 - Van Oord has ordered its first LNG-powered crane vessel, named Werkendam, to be deployed to its subsidiary Paans Van Oord for Netherlands-based projects.


Views: 887
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CSX begins management cuts


March 10 - March 10 - According to local media reports, CSX has started the process of laying off around 1,000 employees with the majority expected to take place at CSX's Jacksonville, Florida headquarters.

Views: 484
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WWPC raises record in Cebu

March 10 - March 10 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised USD43,500 for the Filipino children's charity Albert Schweitzer Familienwerk Foundation at its 17th annual conference at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa in Cebu, the Philippines.
Views: 1334
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Greencarrier and JAS form alliance

March 9 - March 9 - Greencarrier Freight Services and JAS Worldwide have formed an alliance to provide freight and logistics services through JAS' global network and Greencarrier's operations in the Nordic and Baltic areas, representing each other exclusively in th
Views: 1513
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Jaxport goes Green

March 9 - March 9 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida, USA, has appointed Eric Green, the organisation's senior director of government affairs, as its acting ceo.
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No news is good news for shipping

March 9 - March 9 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says the UK Budget 2017 contained no unwelcome surprises for the shipping industry, and some good news for the offshore sector.
Views: 729
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UK groups set up abnormal loads forum

March 8 - March 8 - A new abnormal loads cross-industry forum and working group has been established in the UK to develop an industry code of practice to benefit the whole of the distribution network.
Views: 931
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Results round up

March 8 - March 8 - Gebrüder Weiss has reported total revenues of EUR1.36 billion (USD1.435 billion) for its 2016 financial year, up 6.4 percent in comparison to EUR1.278 billion (USD1.348 billion) achieved in 2015.
Views: 1287
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Faymonville acquires Cometto

March 8 - March 8 - Luxembourg headquartered trailer manufacturer Faymonville has reached an agreement to purchase 100 percent of the shares in Italian trailer manufacturer Industrie Cometto.
Views: 1084
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Record January for Baltimore

March 7 - March 7 - The Port of Baltimore, USA has reported a record month for general cargo and containers in January 2017.
Views: 795
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AMI buys into Manica

March 6 - March 6 - AMI International of Mauritius has acquired the Bidvest Group's shareholding in Manica Holdings of South Africa.
Views: 2410
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Clark appointed at Bellingham

March 3 - March 3 - The Port of Bellingham has appointed Chris Clark as its marine terminals business development manager.
Views: 769
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Panalpina's volumes rise while profits fall

March 2 - March 2 - Despite Panalpina recording its highest air freight volumes since 2007, its gross profit margins in both air and ocean freight declined in 2016.
Views: 708
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Atlas Air's fourth quarter high

March 2 - March 2 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) achieved record revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016, reporting an adjusted income from continuing operations totalling USD59 million, compared with USD39.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Views: 637
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New EMEA head at UK P&I

March 1 - March 1 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Susanne Murphy as its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional director.
Views: 835
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Gamette promoted at Long Beach

March 1 - March 1 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Sean Gamette as managing director of engineering services.
Views: 815
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Djibouti readies for new facility

March 1 - March 1 - The Port of Djibouti's Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP) will be completed by the end of this month, with commissioning starting in April, after a total investment of over USD590 million.
Views: 1067
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Pangea names Zeimer VP

February 28 - February 28 - Pangea Shipping Group (PSG) has appointed Nicolas Zeimer as vice president.
Views: 1088
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GPA and VPA file agreement

February 27 - February 27 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) have filed the East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).
Views: 1240
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Bahri adds Mumbai office

February 27 - February 27 - Shipping company Bahri has opened a branch office in Mumbai to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Indian maritime industry and lay the foundations to offer diverse shipping services to domestic customers.
Views: 1380
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MOL Logistics' plan to expand

February 24 - February 24 - MOL Logistics has submitted an application with the Indian government to establish a subsidiary in India.
Views: 981
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Erring on the side of caution

February 24 - February 24 - Speaking at a recent Journal of Commerce webinar this week, Susan Oatway, associate director of Drewry Maritime Research, outlined some of the challenges, which still face the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 1231
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A record year for the Ports of Indiana

February 23 - February 23 - The Ports of Indiana has handled nearly 3.9 million tons (3.5 million tonnes) of cargo during the fourth quarter of 2016, the highest quarterly shipment total in the organisation's 55-year history.
Views: 904
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HLPFI adds haulage expert to editorial team

February 22 - February 22 - Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) magazine has strengthened its editorial proposition and scope with the appointment of highly experienced and award winning commercial vehicle journalist and editor, Peter Shakespeare.
Views: 1136
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CSX names Eliasson president

February 22 - February 22 - Fredrik Eliasson has been appointed president of CSX Corporation, following the retirement of Clarence Gooden.
Views: 657
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Bahri on line with Saudi Rail

February 22 - February 22 - Bahri has signed a contract with Saudi Rail Company (SAR), for the provision of transportation and shipping services as well as Customs clearance support through Bahri Logistics, one of the six business units within the group.
Views: 1364
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DP World's Senegal expansion plans

February 17 - February 17 - DP World's Group chairman and ceo has discussed the benefits of long-term partnerships between governments and the private sector for Senegal and other African nations.
Views: 1019
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Curtain falls on Hanjin Shipping

February 17 - February 17 - Hanjin Shipping has been declared bankrupt by the Seoul Central District Court earlier today, after suffering from rising debt amid a slowdown in the global shipping market.
Views: 1085
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Forwarders criticise protectionism

February 16 - February 16 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), the umbrella organisation for global freight forwarder associations, has commented on the value of free trade, trade facilitation, and trade development in the wake of
Views: 1245
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Shipowners' Club warns on charter parties

February 16 - February 16 - Mutual insurance association, The Shipowners' Club has issued advice for anyone planning to undertake a charter party with an unfamiliar entity and wants to ensure the charterer will pay their hire.
Views: 913
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MGL expands with Sadek

February 16 - February 16 - MGL Cargo Services has appointed Jean Sadek as head of its Project Department.
Views: 1146
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DSV invests in Immingham

February 15 - February 15 - DSV is expanding its presence in Immingham, UK, adding a 100,000 sq ft (9,290 sq m) logistics facility to its existing facility, which will be fully operational at the end of May.
Views: 942
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Sarens handles huge bridge pylon

February 15 - February 15 - Sarens has transported and installed a 1,700-tonne pylon from Belgium to Sunderland, UK, for the New Wear Crossing bridge, which is scheduled to open in 2018.
Views: 1033
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Egytrans forecasts wind growth

February 14 - February 14 - Egytrans expects further growth in the wind energy sector in Egypt, as it claims that wind turbine transportation is one of the most promising fields for the company.
Views: 897
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Consultant highlights bright spots for heavy lift

February 14 - February 14 - Douglas-Westwood (DW), a leading provider of market research and consulting services to the energy industry worldwide, has picked out offshore wind energy and decommissioning as two bright spots for the super-heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 1243
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DSV's fourth quarter high

February 13 - February 13 - DSV has reported a net revenue increase of 39.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, amounting to DKK17.6 billion (USD2.5 billion), which DSV claims is largely due to the acquisition of UTi Worldwide.
Views: 1158
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Rotterdam had a healthy and stable year

February 13 - February 13 - Throughput of freight in Rotterdam fell in 2016 by 1.1 percent to 461.2 million tonnes while the turnover of the Port of Rotterdam Authority remained stable at EUR675.4 million (USD718 million).
Views: 813
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Market challenges Tiong Woon

February 13 - February 13 - Tiong Woon Corporation reported a profit after income taxes of SGD3.43 million (USD2.42 million) for the first half of its current financial year, which ends on June 30, 2017.
Views: 1212
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Wilhelmsen figures on the up

February 13 - February 13 - In its fourth quarter 2016 results, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) reported an increase in total income and operating profit when compared to the previous quarter.
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Better prospects for dry bulk

February 10 - February 10 - Drewry's latest report on the dry bulk shipping market could be good news for those owning and operating multipurpose and heavy lift ships.
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Hamburg disappointed at dredging delay

February 10 - February 10 - Angela Titzrath, chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has reacted with disappointment to yesterday's decision by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, Germany that plans to dredge the River Elbe in Hamburg must be imp
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Jaromin adds another Terex

February 9 - February 9 - Auto-Krandienst Jaromin, a crane rental company based in Oberhausen, Germany, has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of a Terex Explorer 5500 all terrain crane.
Views: 965
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Lambertsson Kran's innovative pairing

February 9 - February 9 - Lambertsson Kran is taking delivery of a Grove GMK4100L-1 and Samson K-100 synthetic rope, which the Swedish company will use together.
Views: 776
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Maersk's finances fall

February 9 - February 9 - A.P. Møller-Mærsk's annual report for 2016 reveals a net loss of USD1.9 billion compared to a USD925 million profit in 2015.
Views: 925
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Seattle appoints interim ceo

February 8 - February 8 - David Soike has been appointed as interim ceo of the Port of Seattle, USA, following the resignation of Ted Fick.
Views: 776
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First lift for Milwaukee crane

February 7 - February 7 - A 300-ton (272-tonne) capacity Manitowoc crawler crane has made its first lift at the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 1159
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Pan Ocean back on track

February 7 - February 7 - Mandatory disclosures of financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the full 2016 financial year on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) indicate that shipping company Pan Ocean finished its 2016 financial year with a net profit of US
Views: 1279
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Drewry launches credit research service

February 7 - February 7 - Drewry Financial Research Services, the investment research arm of shipping consultancy Drewry, is launching a credit research service for the global maritime sector.
Views: 696
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Worldwide slide for clean energy investment

February 3 - February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.
Views: 1405
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An ACE deal for OIA

February 2 - February 2 - OIA Global has acquired American Cargo Express (ACE), which it believes will help expand its North American logistics and supply chain services.
Views: 1284
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Rigmarine anticipates Kazakh growth

February 2 - February 2 - Rigmarine has said that it sees potential in the mining and power industries in Kazakhstan, and is looking to meet the increasing demand from this sector via its Aktau, Kazakhstan facility.
Views: 1570
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Iliffe leaves Hansa Heavy Lift

February 1 - February 1 - With immediate effect, Roger Iliffe is leaving Hansa Heavy Lift and will be replaced by Steve Dawson and Alex Karakassis as managing directors.
Views: 1270
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Senior moves for ACS in India

January 31 - January 31 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Ashish Wastrad to managing director and Shahvez Jafary to commercial director at the company's Indian office.
Views: 1052
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Sinotrans Shipping forecasts losses

January 31 - January 31 - Hong Kong-based Sinotrans Shipping has issued a warning that it expects a substantial increase in net losses for the 12 months ending December 31, 2016, compared to the deficit recorded in 2015.
Views: 966
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Brunoni wins UAL business

January 31 - January 31 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has appointed O. Brunoni as its agent in Switzerland.
Views: 1502
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New commissioners at Duluth

January 30 - January 30 - The St. Louis County (SLC) board has appointed two new commissioners - Patrick Boyle and Pete Stauber - to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board in the USA.
Views: 785
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Good move on the Mersey

January 27 - January 27 - John Good Shipping is opening a refurbished, 2,200 sq ft (204.4 sq m) office at Burlington House near the Port of Liverpool, to further expand its freight forwarding, ship agency and airfreight activities in the northwest of the UK.
Views: 784
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Marler makes the cut

January 25 - January 25 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Julianna Marler as permanent chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 944
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Airfreight prepare for takeoff at Luxembourg

January 24 - January 24 - The growth of airfreight at Luxembourg Airport continued increasing by 8.2 percent compared with 2015, with an 8.5 percent growth in oversized shipments.
Views: 895
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Index reveals positive signs, underpinned by concern

January 24 - January 24 - According to the 2017 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, 43 percent of logistics professionals consider the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) markets growth forecast of 4.6 percent to be too optimistic.
Views: 1101
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GPO Heavylift prepares for action

January 23 - January 23 - The launch of GPO Grace, GPO Heavylift's first 65,000-dwt semi-submersible newbuilding, in December last year at China Shipbuilding Corp's (CSBC) Kaohsiung shipyard in Taiwan was a major turn of events for the heavy lift sector of the shippin
Views: 1412
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Kent sworn in at Pentagon

January 23 - January 23 - Pentagon Freight Services has appointed Chris Kent as global project director, effective January 9, 2017.
Views: 407
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Better days lie ahead, says Concargo

January 19 - January 19 - David Kruyer, founder of Cape Town based Concargo, believes better days lie ahead providing the South African government make the necessary infrastructural investments as soon as possible.
Views: 1258
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Industry prepares for widespread consolidation

January 17 - Consolidation was the word on everybody's lips at the Breakbulk Americas 2016 exhibition held from September 26-29 in Houston, USA. Annie Roberts reports from the show.
Views: 1246
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GAC shuffles management

January 17 - January 17 - Recent management appointments at the GAC Group include GAC Dubai's managing director Stuart Bowie taking over as group vice president - commercial. Effective February 1, 2017, he will replace Christer Sjödoff, who retires at the end of Janua
Views: 1175
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Modulift unveils even bigger beam

January 16 - January 16 - Modulift says that it has manufactured its largest ever spreader beam, which can lift 1,500 tonnes at a span of 20 m, for Netherlands based equipment and service provider to the marine industry, Safe Lifting Europe.
Views: 1122
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Rumours fuel OOCL share price rise

January 13 - January 13 - The share price of Orient Overseas International (OOIL), the parent company of shipping line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), has jumped more than 25 percent since the end of 2016, reaching a 52-week high of HKD39.70 (USD5.12) on Wednes
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Wood Mackenzie predicts upstream growth

January 13 - January 13 - Wood Mackenzie is forecasting that the investment cycle in the upstream oil and gas industry will show the first signs of growth in 2017 since 2014 and final investment decisions (FIDs) will double, compared with 2016.
Views: 708
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Sarens appoints new CFO

January 12 - January 12 - Ludo Verrijken has been appointed chief financial officer of Sarens Bestuur with immediate effect.
Views: 447
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World Bank forecasts higher growth

January 12 - January 12 - The world economy is expected to expand 2.7 percent this year, recovering from a post-crisis low in 2016, thanks to rising commodity prices and Donald Trump's stimulus, the World Bank said in its latest Global Economics Prospects report.
Views: 1000
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Simest invests in Fagioli

January 11 - January 11 - Simest, part of the Italian CDP group, has acquired 9 percent of Fagioli Group's subsidiary in North America.
Views: 593
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Kestrel flies with Carpenters

January 10 - January 10 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has been appointed liner agent in the UK, Europe, Africa and the USA for MBf Carpenters Shipping, and can now offer a weekly service to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Views: 1398
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Osprey Heavy Lift secures funding

January 6 - January 6 - A joint venture created in 2015 between Osprey Maritime and the Allelys Group has secured a GBP7.5 million (USD9.3 million) financial package from HSBC.
Views: 991
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Done deal for Konecranes and Terex

January 5 - January 5 - Konecranes has completed the acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 816
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Wolberg heads up Hamburg's Unikai

January 5 - January 5 - Hartmut Wolberg succeeds Michael Sieck as the new managing director of Unikai Lagerei- und Speditionsgesellschaft.
Views: 664
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Recovery in sight says Drewry

January 4 - January 4 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report, published by Drewry, the multipurpose shipping market will see the first signs of recovery by the end of 2017.
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Kotug names Munir

January 3 - January 3 - The supervisory board of Kotug has appointed Osman Munir as its new chief commercial officer.
Views: 517
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Gearbulk-Grieg venture named

January 3 - January 3 - Gearbulk and Grieg Star have confirmed that their new joint venture company will be named G2 Ocean.
Views: 902

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