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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: 738
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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: 1609
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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: 1098
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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: 1316
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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: 1078
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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: 1350
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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: 1479
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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: 1173
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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: 1416
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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: 1662
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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: 908
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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: 696
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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: 1193
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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: 1592
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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: 720
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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: 1169
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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: 1467
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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: 1134
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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: 1733
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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: 1684
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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: 1304
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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: 1725
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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: 1030
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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: 1630
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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: 1631
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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: 1144
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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: 1074
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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: 548
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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: 1289
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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: 1225
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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: 1292
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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: 798
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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: 778
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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: 1210

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