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The scrubber solution for GHG emissions thumbnail image

The scrubber solution for GHG emissions

August 16 - Advocates of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) are championing the use of the technology as a way to reduce global CO2 emissions, as well as complying with the looming IMO sulphur 2020 regulations.
Views: 332
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Easter takes on Daseke interim CEO role

August 16 - Chris Easter has been appointed interim ceo of North American specialised transport provider Daseke following the retirement of Don Daseke.
Views: 347
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SAL Heavy Lift Day returns

August 15 - The fourth SAL Heavy Lift Day will be held at the Steigenberger Hotel in Hamburg on September 18, 2019.
Views: 683
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Conceptum opens in Montreal

August 15 - Conceptum Logistics has strengthened its presence in the Canadian market with the opening of an office in Montreal, Quebec.
Views: 541
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RRS plans open house event

August 14 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) will showcase the entire range of Hydra-Slide skidding equipment at its Portsmouth, UK facility on September 10, 2019.
Views: 519
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Anetsberger steps up at Geodis

August 14 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Peter Anetsberger as director of its industrial projects division in Germany.
Views: 618
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HFW opens in Monaco

August 14 - International law firm HFW is opening an office in Monaco.
Views: 444
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Houston readies for PCB 2020

August 13 - The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) – a new event for the project logistics supply chain – will take place in Houston during April next year.
Views: 755
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Multipurpose charter rates rise

August 13 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have improved slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 777
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Desel steps up as Crosby CEO

August 13 - Crosby Group has named Robert Desel as its chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Views: 649
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Caspian tug delivered 

August 12 - Caspian Offshore Construction has taken delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606 in Kazakhstan. 
Views: 698
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NWSA requests Terminal 46 proposals

August 12 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) is inviting companies interested in operating Terminal 46, a 50 acre (20.2 ha) deepwater marine terminal, to submit proposals.
Views: 807
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Fernandina opts for Octopi

August 12 - Florida’s Worldwide Terminals Fernandina has selected the Octopi terminal operating system (TOS) as it modernises its port infrastructure.
Views: 935
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Fesco approves management board

August 12 - Fesco has expanded its management board with the addition of Yuri Plotnikov, vice president of security.
Views: 698
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Punishing mis-declarers

August 9 - Container shipping lines Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, HMM and OOCL, among others, have introduced fines for shippers that mis-declare hazardous cargoes.
Views: 917
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Tariffs taking their toll

August 9 - Last week, US President Donald Trump said that an additional 10 percent tariff will be imposed on Chinese-origin goods effective September 1, 2019.
Views: 1036
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Nurminen CEO to step down

August 9 - Ville Iho has resigned as ceo of Nurminen Logistics – a position he has held since March 2019 – and will leave the company in February 2020.
Views: 933
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Mixed fortunes in North America 

August 8 - In announcing its second-quarter financial results, heavy haulage and crane solutions provider, Entrec, said the outlook for its business in the USA continues to be positive, but warns that a more cautious approach is needed in Canada. 
Views: 1059
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HOPA names leadership team

August 7 - The combined port authorities of Hamilton and Oshawa in Canada has named its board of directors and senior executive team.
Views: 951
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UK looks to free ports as post-Brexit solution

August 7 - New plans unveiled by the UK government suggests that up to 10 free ports (also known as free-trade zones) could be established following the country’s exit from the European Union (EU).
Views: 1078
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Filipov steps down from Terex

August 7 - Following the sale of the Demag mobile cranes business to Tadano, Terex Cranes president Steve Filipov has stepped down from his role with the company.
Views: 1280
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Notus secures Duqm contract

August 7 - Notus Heavy Lift Solutions has been awarded a three-year contract to deliver lifting, transportation and consultancy services at the Duqm Refinery project in Oman.
Views: 1268
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Panalpina approves DSV’s board nominations

August 6 - Panalpina has approved the appointment of Kurt K. Larsen, Thomas Plenborg, Jens Bjørn Andersen and Jens H. Lund to its board of directors at its extraordinary general meeting.
Views: 1693
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Juergens moves to deugro USA

August 6 - deugro USA has appointed Richard Juergens as vice president projects in North America.
Views: 1540
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Crane Worldwide appoints Boehler

August 6 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Stefan Boehler as vice president of operations for Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA).
Views: 1147
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Fairplay adds to tug fleet

August 5 - Hamburg-based Fairplay Towage has signed a bareboat charter contract for an azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug.
Views: 1166
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Fredriksson steps up at GAC Americas

August 5 - GAC Group has named Pontus Fredriksson as vice president of the Americas region, following the retirement of Bob Bandos.
Views: 1052
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DSV adds to US offices

August 2 - DSV Air & Sea has opened an office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – its 36th office in the USA.
Views: 1559
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Jones joins HFW in Singapore

August 2 - Christopher Jones will join HFW as a consultant at the law firm’s Singapore office, effective August 1, 2019.
Views: 1454
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TTS Group deal completes

August 2 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has completed the acquisition of TTS Group’s marine and offshore businesses units.
Views: 1334
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Boskalis completes sale of Kotug Smit

August 2 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, together with its co-shareholder Kotug International, completed the sale of Kotug Smit Towage to Boluda Group.
Views: 1537
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MIQ to rebrand as Noatum Logistics

August 2 - MIQ Logistics will be rebranded as Noatum Logistics, as the companies progress with the post-takeover transition.
Views: 1461
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Heightened security risks take their toll

July 31 - Assaults on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, including attacks on six tankers and the seizure of the UK-operated vessel Stena Impero, have raised concerns about navigation through the world’s busiest shipping channels.
Views: 1532
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RSP buys Manston Airport

July 31 - RiverOak Strategic Partners (RSP) has completed the acquisition of Kent, UK-based Manston Airport from Stone Hill Park for GBP 16.5 million (USD20.3 million).
Views: 1532
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New face of breakbulk at Rotterdam

July 31 - Twan Romeijn has been appointed as business manager breakbulk at the port of Rotterdam following the departure of Robert Jan Timmers.
Views: 1649
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Zeamarine secures BHP contract

July 30 - Schenker Australia has awarded Zeamarine a transportation contract for the BHP South Flank project in Western Australia.
Views: 1930
Ørsted to develop wind energy centre in Maryland thumbnail image

Ørsted to develop wind energy centre in Maryland

July 29 - Ørsted US Offshore Wind has signed an agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging centre at Tradepoint Atlantic to support the construction of the Skipjack wind farm.
Views: 2042
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Scotline places newbuild order

July 26 - Scotline Marine Holdings has ordered a third vessel from the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Groningen, the Netherlands.
Views: 1774
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APM invests in MOST

July 25 - APM Terminals Callao has introduced the MOST customer platform to log, streamline and coordinate general cargo operations at the Peruvian port.
Views: 1823
Mammoet to acquire ALE thumbnail image

Mammoet to acquire ALE

July 25 - Mammoet has confirmed that it has signed an agreement to acquire UK-based competitor ALE.
Views: 3150
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Lowenthal elected at Long Beach

July 24 - The board of harbour commissioners at California’s port of Long Beach has appointed Bonnie Lowenthal as president.
Views: 1848
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Heerema awarded Changhua contract

July 24 - Heerema Marine Contractors will deploy its heavy lift vessel Aegir to install 21 jacket foundations for the offshore Changhua Windfarm Phase 1 project – the company’s first wind energy contract in Taiwan.
Views: 1894
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Intercargo warns of Sulphur 2020 safety issues

July 24 - The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) has expressed growing concern about the implementation of the IMO 2020 sulphur cap and the availability of safe, compliant fuels. 
Views: 1880
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Timmers to leave Rotterdam

July 23 - Robert Jan Timmers is stepping down as business developer and business manager for breakbulk at the port of Rotterdam after more than ten years in the role.
Views: 1999
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Hulst steps up at Pecém

July 22 - Corné Hulst has been named as operational director at the port of Pecém, Brazil.
Views: 1786
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Sims Crane appoints Lester

July 19 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has named Jared Lester as its business development manager. 
Views: 1923
ITI and FHS to open Florida training centre thumbnail image

ITI and FHS to open Florida training centre

July 19 - Florida Handling Systems (FHS), a Mazzella Company, and Industrial Training International (ITI) have confirmed that they will develop a training centre in Bartow, Florida.
Views: 1968
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Meyer steps down from Zeaborn

July 18 - Ove Meyer, co-founder of Zeaborn, has resigned as managing director, including his role at Zeamarine.
Views: 2965
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Bishop takes AWRS

July 18 - Bishop Lifting Products has completed the acquisition of American Wire Rope & Sling (AWRS), a leading provider of rigging, lifting and overhead crane solutions.
Views: 2217
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Sutton steps up at Crowley

July 18 - Crowley Maritime has appointed Peter Sutton as vice president of operations integrity and health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) for its shipping business unit.
Views: 1903
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CITB readies for Alaska’s ice-free season

July 18 - Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), a subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company, has announced that the 2019 ice-free season on Alaska’s North Slope are under way.
Views: 1835
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Guzmán to depart Long Beach

July 18 - Lori Ann Guzmán is stepping down as harbour commissioner at the port of Long Beach, California.
Views: 1872
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Vangard in office move

July 18 - Chennai-based Vangard Logistics has relocated to larger premises within the city.
Views: 1857
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Cargolux calls at Incheon

July 17 - Cargolux Italia has launched a Boeing 747 service between Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy and Incheon, South Korea.
Views: 1843
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BigMove goes digital for licenses

July 17 - BigMove – a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies – is introducing digital driving licenses for its network of 1,000 drivers.
Views: 1896
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ESTA joins EC best practice project

July 16 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has been asked to support a European Commission study to “explore health, safety and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector”.
Views: 2232
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LDA installs kite system 

July 16 - Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has fitted its ro-ro vessel Ville de Bordeaux with an AirSeas kite system, as it looks to develop the use of wind propulsion technologies.
Views: 2670
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Sarens partners with Moir Crane

July 16 - Sarens has teamed up with Canada’s Moir Crane as the two companies look to capitalise on the region’s upcoming construction projects.
Views: 2787
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Karl Gross teams up with Natco

July 15 - Bremen-headquartered Karl Gross Group and Natco SA have formed an exclusive partnership in South Africa.
Views: 2841
Gulf of Guinea still piracy hot spot thumbnail image

Gulf of Guinea still piracy hot spot

July 15 - Of the 75 seafarers taken hostage or kidnapped for ransom worldwide this year so far, 62 were captured in the Gulf of Guinea – off the coasts of Nigeria, Guinea, Togo, Benin and Cameroon – according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB).
Views: 2051
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Samskip appoints Laaksonen

July 15 - Samskip has appointed Kari-Pekka Laaksonen as its ceo, with effect from August 1, 2019.
Views: 1922
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Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH

July 15 - Equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire has rebranded as LGH in order to standardise its corporate identity across the group’s 36 locations.
Views: 1966
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Spark Global opens in Perth

July 12 - Sydney-headquartered Spark Global Logistics is expanding its network in Australia with the opening of an office in Perth.
Views: 2045
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Sims Crane names Baldree

July 12 - Florida’s Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Thomas Baldree as vice president of the company’s operations/utility division.
Views: 2047
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UAL adds Houston port call

July 12 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has added the port of Houston to its liner service that connects the US Gulf and Mexico with West Africa.
Views: 2252
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Illinois passes USD45 bn construction bill

July 11 - The US state of Illinois is to spend USD45 billion on the construction and refurbishment of roads, sewers, schools and parks over the next six years.
Views: 1957
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Bansard and ISS in mutual representation deal

July 11 - The Bansard International Group and ISS Global Forwarding have concluded a mutual representation contract that will allow the companies to benefit from each other’s networks.
Views: 2197
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Emirates SkyCargo names managers

July 11 - Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Alyazeya Saeed and Fatma Ahli as cargo managers in Oman and Kuwait, respectively.
Views: 2736
Mammoet searches for green SPMTs thumbnail image

Mammoet searches for green SPMTs

July 10 - Mammoet is partnering with German technology company Keyou to explore potential designs of emission-free engines for SPMTs.
Views: 2168
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Maersk sets ambitious logistics goals

July 10 - A.P. Møller Mærsk reportedly wants half of its earnings to come form inland logistics, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
Views: 3775
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Cargolux increases calls to Xiamen

July 9 - Cargolux has increased the frequency of its calls to Xiamen, China to three flights per week using one of its Boeing 747 freighters.
Views: 1963
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Modulift names Danish distributor

July 9 - UK-based below-the-hook lifting equipment manufacturer, Modulift, has appointed Certex Danmark as one of its distributors.
Views: 2007
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GAC Denmark opens in Kalundborg

July 9 - GAC Denmark has established a new office at Kalundborg – a location that the company describes as key for liquid and dry bulk cargoes.
Views: 1815
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Multipurpose charter rates fall

July 8 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2067
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Buss Group in SSC takeover

July 8 - Buss Group has acquired SSC Wind – a technical services provider to the wind energy sector.
Views: 2157
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Mammoet in advanced acquisition talks with ALE

July 8 - Mammoet has confirmed that it is in advanced discussions with ALE regarding a purchase agreement, under which Mammoet will acquire the UK-headquartered heavy lift and specialist transport provider.
Views: 10187
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Bleaker outlook for multipurpose sector 

July 5 - Drewry has downgraded its outlook for the multipurpose shipping market in light of weaker projected global economic growth, greater competition from dry bulk and container sectors, and a lack of ship demolition activity.
Views: 2780
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Samskip in Navoi success

July 5 - Last year, Samskip shipped components for the Navoi combined-cycle power plant in Uzbekistan – contributing to one of 2018’s largest projects in the Caspian region.
Views: 2635
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Networks join clean ocean initiative

July 5 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Priority Cargo Network and the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) networks have joined the World Ocean Council (WOC).
Views: 2182
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Logistics confidence in the UK drops

July 5 - Optimism in the UK’s logistics industry has fallen to its lowest level on record, according to the latest Logistics Confidence Index from Barclays and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO.
Views: 2300
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Caldana takes reins at THLG

July 5 - The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) has appointed Murilo Caldana as the network’s president.
Views: 1861
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Neoline signs LOI with Neopolia

July 4 - French shipowner Neoline has signed a letter of intent (LoI) for the construction of two wind-powered ro-ro vessels with Loire-based Neopolia.
Views: 2063
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Chi Deh picks Goldhofer blade transport device

July 4 - Taiwan-headquartered Chi Deh Crane Engineering Co has ordered a Goldhofer FTV 550 blade transporter in response to growing demand from the wind energy industry in East Asia.
Views: 2281
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Carnival Vista's floating drydock

July 4 - Boskalis will deploy its semi-submersible heavy lift ship BOKA Vanguard to lift and transport an enormous cruise ship to a yard in Freeport, the Bahamas.
Views: 2113
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Chinese terminals merge

July 3 - Cosco Shipping Ports has entered into a merger agreement with Tianjin Port Holdings and China Merchants International Terminals, according to media reports.
Views: 2131
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Changes at the top for Atlas Air

July 3 - William (Bill) Flynn will retire as president and ceo of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings on January 1, 2020, when he will become chairman of the board.
Views: 2222
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HMM joins THE Alliance

July 3 - South Korean shipping giant Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has confirmed that it will join THE Alliance as a full member on April 1, 2020.
Views: 1944
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DP World acquires Topaz

July 3 - Port terminal operator DP World has entered the oilfield services sector having acquired Topaz Energy and Marine in a deal valued at nearly USD1.1 billion.
Views: 2053
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ALE partners with Murphy

July 2 - ALE and J Murphy & Sons have formed a partnership to offer winch hire, pipe pulling and installation engineering services worldwide.
Views: 2191
Canada approves ELD mandate thumbnail image

Canada approves ELD mandate

July 2 - Last month, Canada’s transport ministry finalised an electronic logging device (ELD) mandate that will come into force on June 12, 2021, aligning the country’s vehicle regulations with the USA.
Views: 2090
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ICS updates sulphur 2020 guidance

July 1 - With six months to go until the implementation of the global sulphur cap on marine fuel, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has updated its guidance for shipping companies.
Views: 2068
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Tschudi set to open Maputo office

July 1 - Tschudi Logistics is opening an office in Mozambique as it aims to capitalise on the country’s growing oil and gas sector.
Views: 2514
Anyone for golf? thumbnail image

Anyone for golf?

July 1 - The Southern Heavy Industrial Transport Society's Golf Society is set to rise, phoenix-like, from the ashes with a golf day in Surrey.
Views: 2038
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Menoyo steps up at Crowley

July 1 - Crowley Logistics has promoted Sal Menoyo to vice president, Caribbean logistics, succeeding Jose Ayala who is leaving the company later this year.
Views: 2030
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Canada invests in Belledune

July 1 - The Canadian government is investing approximately CAD17 million (USD12.98 million) in infrastructure projects at the port of Belledune.
Views: 1985
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Global trade barometer falling says DHL

June 28 - For the first time since its launch in January 2018, the DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) indicates a slight contraction of worldwide trade for the next three months.
Views: 1957
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Slower growth hits oil markets

June 28 - World trade growth has fallen back to its slowest pace since the financial crisis ten years ago and the consequences for oil demand are becoming apparent, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Views: 1805
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Consortium buys Euroports

June 28 - A consortium consisting of R-Logitech (a subsidiary of Monaco Resources Group), as well as Belgian investment firms PMV and FPIM, has acquired port operator Euroports Holdings.
Views: 2199
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Cargolux launches Jakarta B747F link

June 28 - Cargolux has expanded its Asia-Pacific network with the addition of weekly Boeing 747 freighter flights to Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 2214
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Maintenance buoys non-renewable market thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Maintenance buoys non-renewable market

June 27 - The need to maintain, rebuild or upgrade existing power plants to ensure they remain cost-effective and environmentally acceptable is generating significant logistics work for heavy lift service providers and project forwarders, writes Phil Hastings.
Views: 1751
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Ukraine court orders AN-124 arrest

June 27 - The Podilskyi District Court in Kiev, Ukraine, has ordered the seizure of five AN-124 aircraft owned by Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 2066
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Mozambique green-lights first LNG project

June 27 - After years of delays and setbacks, US oil and natural gas exploration and production company, Anadarko, has been given the go-ahead to develop Mozambique’s first onshore LNG facility. 
Views: 2376
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Cosco places semi-sub order 

June 26 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has placed an order with Guangzhou Shipyard International for the construction of a semi-submersible vessel. 
Views: 2313
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Former Hansa duo to lead LOC Hamburg

June 26 - Marine and engineering consultancy LOC has opened an office in Hamburg as it aims to develop its renewables and shipping services in Europe. 
Views: 2173
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Verhage joins DB Schenker

June 26 - DB Schenker has appointed Hessel Verhage as its ceo for the Americas region, effective August 1, 2019.
Views: 2821
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Connor to lead AAPA 

June 25 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Christopher J. Connor to succeed Kurt Nagle as president and ceo. 
Views: 2067
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ACS expands Australian presence

June 25 - Having opened its doors in Australia three years ago, Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its operation in Sydney as the company prepares for future growth.
Views: 2036
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SAL appoints Brazilian agents

June 25 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed BrazGlobal Projects Shipping & Logistics and Over Projects as commercial agents in Brazil. 
Views: 2621
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Qatar Airways boosts B777 capacity

June 24 - Qatar Airways Cargo has placed an order for five Boeing 777 freighters, enabling it to establish additional trade routes and increase capacity on key trade lanes.
Views: 1968
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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Positive prospects for decommissioning

June 21 - A growing need to decommission older non-renewable power plants, particularly nuclear, is set to create increasing business opportunities for heavy lift service providers over the next few years, writes Phil Hastings.
Views: 1824
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Duke steps up at Grieg Star

June 21 - Matt Duke is to succeed Camilla Grieg as ceo of Grieg Star, effective July 1, 2019. 
Views: 2400
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DSV nominates Panalpina board members

June 21 - DSV has nominated Kurt K. Larsen, Thomas Plenborg, Jens Bjørn Andersen and Jens H. Lund for election to the Panalpina board of directors.
Views: 2901
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Mammoet in Core partnership

June 21 - Mammoet USA has partnered with Core Industries, the owner and operator of Theodore Industrial Port near Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 2181
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Shipping confidence impacted by trade wars

June 20 - Ongoing concerns over trade wars and increased regulations are having an adverse effect on confidence in the shipping industry, according to the latest survey from BDO (formerly Moore Stephens).
Views: 1878
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Crane Worldwide opens in Guyana

June 19 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened an office in Guyana as it aims to capitalise on the country’s growing energy and oil and gas sectors.
Views: 2268
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Volga-Dnepr to expand at Leipzig

June 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group and Mitteldeutsche Flughafen (MFAG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand their partnership at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany.
Views: 1926
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Jan De Nul lands Formosa 2 contract

June 19 - Jan De Nul Group has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.
Views: 2002
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Brett joins port of Tyne

June 18 - Simon Brett has joined the UK’s port of Tyne as commercial director of port services.
Views: 1900
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Allcargo exits ship-ownership

June 18 - Mumbai-headquartered Allcargo Logistics has exited the shipowning and coastal shipping business by selling its last vessel.
Views: 1964
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Ian Martin Jones passes away

June 17 - We are sad to report that Ian Martin Jones, ex-HLPFI editor, passed away peacefully earlier today.
Views: 1807
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Brown joins SAL in the USA

June 17 - Phillip Brown has been appointed as vice president – projects for SAL Heavy Lift in the USA, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 2602
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Boskalis salvages Oman tankers

June 17 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has been contracted to salvage and recover the two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week.
Views: 1820
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DP World eyes NSR port operations

June 14 - Multinational port operator DP World has confirmed that it wants to operate a network of ports that Russia intends to build along the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 2526
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Multipurpose charter rates remain stable

June 14 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained stable over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 1961
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Buss launches JV with Idea

June 14 - Hamburg-based Buss Offshore Solutions and French logistics provider Idea established a joint venture that will serve the offshore market in France.
Views: 2048
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ALS moves in Hull

June 14 - UK-headquartered Abnormal Load Services (ALS) is relocating to larger premises in Hull.
Views: 1861
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Jumbo lands Yunlin contract

June 13 - Jumbo has been awarded the contract to transport and install wind turbine structures for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Views: 2134
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Heavy Lift Awards shortlist announced

June 12 - After a rigorous judging process by our panel of industry experts, the shortlist has been revealed for the Heavy Lift Awards 2019.
Views: 2421
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CargoGulf teams up with Kestrel

June 12 - CargoGulf is expanding its services in the UK with the appointment of Kestrel Liner Agencies as its agent in the country.
Views: 2694
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Let’s go fly a “K”ite

June 11 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is installing an automated kite system onto one of its bulkers.
Views: 2162
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Andreone joins PRPA board

June 11 - Rita Andreone has been appointed to the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) board of directors for a term of three years, effective June 2, 2019.
Views: 1848
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DHL launches online booking tool

June 10 - DHL Global Forwarding has launched an online service for comparing quotations and making instant bookings for air and ocean freight, as well as door-to-door shipments.
Views: 2218
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Hynekamp appointed WW Solutions COO

June 10 - Mike Hynekamp has been named chief operating officer at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WW Solutions), replacing Ray Fitzgerald.
Views: 1997
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Going green with Wagenborg

June 10 - Royal Wagenborg has made a series of ‘green improvements’ to its ro-ro ship Bothniaborg during the vessel’s 15-year renewal survey at a shipyard in Tallinn, Estonia.
Views: 1898
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Kalala steps up at Bolloré

June 10 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics has appointed Éric Kalala as its chief executive officer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 1903
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Broshuis wins EUR50 mn trailer order

June 7 - US Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), in collaboration with Oshkosh Defense, placed an order with Broshuis for 170 PL2 pendular axle semi-low loaders.
Views: 1877
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Berth construction finalised for Odessa

June 7 - The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), Louis Dreyfus Company Ukraine and Brooklyn-Kyiv have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of Berth 1-z at the port of Odessa.
Views: 2013
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Chipolbrok watches the market ahead of newbuild order

June 6 - In the midst of challenging times for the multipurpose shipping industry, Chinese-Polish carrier Chipolbrok is observing the market developments closely as it discusses the addition of four vessels to its fleet. 
Views: 2538
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Leipzig/Halle eyes investment programme

June 6 - Leipzig/Halle Airport has confirmed that it will develop new apron areas, logistics and office buildings, as well as a second dedicated freight centre. 
Views: 2051
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RRS continues rapid expansion

June 5 - Portsmouth, UK-based Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has acquired Aberdeen-based Plantshifters. 
Views: 2327
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Omega Morgan partners with Morrow for wind shipment

June 5 - The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, is teaming up with Omega Morgan to handle the movement of wind turbine blades to the Montague Wind Power facility near Arlington. 
Views: 2232
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FH Bertling Ltd fined by SFO

June 4 - FH Bertling Ltd, the former subsidiary of Bertling Logistics, was handed a GBP850,000 (USD1 million) fine for its involvement in the bribery case relating to an oil exploration project in Angola.
Views: 2089
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HLPFI heads to transport logistic

June 4 - Executives from the global logistics industry are gathering in Munich this week for transport logistic and HLPFI hopes to see you there.
Views: 1781
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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating challenging times

June 4 - As risks to the global market economy stack up, HLPFI highlights some of the major challenges facing forwarders and shipping lines operating in the project logistics sector.
Views: 2085
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Trio joins Daseke board

June 4 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has appointed Ena Williams, Chuck Serianni and Kim Warmbier to its board of directors.
Views: 2364
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ABC and CLA go digital with cargo.one

June 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) are entering into a global partnership with the online booking platform cargo.one.
Views: 2659
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Khan joins dship

June 3 - dship Carriers has appointed Ibrahim Khan as its chartering manager in Mumbai, India.
Views: 2180
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Lantin joins PRPA board

June 3 - Peter Lantin has joined Canada’s Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA) board of directors for a three-year term, replacing board member Bud Smith. 
Views: 1956
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Marguisa and UHL target West Africa

June 3 - Spain’s Marguisa Shipping Lines is teaming up with United Heavy Lift (UHL) to offer a joint multipurpose service to West Africa. 
Views: 2187
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Horizon Terminals expands at Freeport

June 3 - Horizon Terminal Services is expanding its operations at Port Freeport in Texas with 20 acres (8.1 ha) of space for additional automobiles and ro-ro cargo.
Views: 1976
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Cosco opens European office

June 3 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has set up a European office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
Views: 1973
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Brockmann joins AAL

May 31 - AAL has appointed Marc-Oliver Brockmann as its European commercial manager.
Views: 2176
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Martin Bencher universally certified

May 31 - All of Martin Bencher’s 29 offices across 19 countries have been certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.
Views: 1739
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Cook joins Port Houston

May 31 - Leah (Martinez) Cook has joined Port Houston as director of marketing and branding.
Views: 1736
Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund thumbnail image

Shipping Company Groningen launches ShipFund

May 31 - The heavy lift and multipurpose shipping sector faces its own set of unique challenges when it comes to attracting finance for both tonnage and operations.
Views: 2232
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Allseas Global Logistics takes Naxco stake

May 28 - UK-headquartered Allseas Global Logistics has acquired a 17.5 percent stake in France-based integrated shipping and logistics company Naxco Group.
Views: 2749
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StormGeo appoints Mortensen

May 28 - Weather intelligence and decision support service provider StormGeo has appointed Carsten Mortensen as non-executive chairman of its board of directors.
Views: 1965
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USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

May 24 - The USA is removing steel and aluminium tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, with all retaliatory tariffs on US goods and any pending litigation also coming to an end.
Views: 1891
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Maxim names duo for Pacific Northwest

May 24 - Maxim Crane Works has appointed Travis Wilt and Alex Clark to lead the expansion of its services in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. 
Views: 2366
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PPG restructures training course

May 24 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) has restructured its project cargo forwarding training course into a one-day format.
Views: 2035
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Crosby acquires Gunnebo Industries

May 24 - Lifting, rigging and material handling equipment supplier the Crosby Group has acquired Sweden-headquartered Gunnebo Industries from Nordic private equity firm Segulah.
Views: 2211
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Volumes rise with ABC

May 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) said that demand for its oversized and heavy cargoes transport services continued to grow in the first four months of 2019, with volumes up 3 percent year-on-year to more than 11,000 tonnes.
Views: 1830
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Mammoet in Meyer takeover

May 22 - Mammoet has agreed to acquire heavy lifting, installation and assembly specialist Meyer Anlagenbau.
Views: 2531
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Grool appointed at Zeaborn Ship Management

May 22 - Rob Grool has been appointed ceo of Zeaborn Ship Management. He succeeds Holger Strack, who has been acting as the company’s interim ceo since the beginning of the year.
Views: 1961
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Breakbulk Europe kicks off

May 21 - More than 550 exhibitors are preparing for the start of this year’s Breakbulk Europe exhibition, which kicks off later today in Bremen. 
Views: 2025
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Multipurpose charter rates dip

May 21 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have declined over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2215
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Drake closes Cometto deal for ANI

May 20 - The Drake Group, in its capacity as representative of the Cometto brand in Australia, has received an order from Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI) for 16 self-propelled MSPE modules.
Views: 2179
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Dsouza joins Virgin Atlantic 

May 20 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has named Bosco Dsouza as its account manager in Melbourne as the airline looks to continue its expansion in Australia. 
Views: 2182
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Demag duo for Cosmo

May 20 - Australia’s Cosmo Cranes has added two Demag all-terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 2059
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Crowley realigns activities

May 17 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has realigned its shipping and solutions business units in a bid to enhance its focus on non-asset based customer solutions.
Views: 2303
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Bob Felix joins UTC

May 17 - UTC Overseas has appointed Bob Felix to its rail logistics team as director of specialised projects.
Views: 2566
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Qube in LCR takeover

May 17 - Australia-based Qube Holdings has acquired industrial logistics service provider LCR Group in a deal valued at AUD135 million (USD93.2 million).
Views: 2324
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First female head for BIMCO

May 17 - Şadan Kaptanoğlu was elected president of the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) at the group’s general meeting in Athens.
Views: 1928
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Damen opens in Helsinki

May 16 - Damen has opened an office in Helsinki as it looks to take advantage of Finland’s engineering expertise.
Views: 2272
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HM Global opts for Arkon

May 16 - Turkey-based HM Global Projects has appointed Arkon Shipping & Projects as its chartering agent. 
Views: 2252
ACS relocates Moscow base thumbnail image

ACS relocates Moscow base

May 16 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Moscow, Russia, operation to larger premises in the city.
Views: 2087
Maersk progresses with logistics integration thumbnail image

Maersk progresses with logistics integration

May 16 - APM Terminals Inland Services will be integrated into Maersk Logistics & Services from August 1, 2019, as the shipping company looks to develop its landside service offering.
Views: 2054
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Oakley acquires learning platforms

May 16 - KVH Industries has sold its maritime training business, Videotel, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for USD90 million.
Views: 2002
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Scrubber debate rumbles on

May 16 - As the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC74) meets this week in London, several environmental organisations have raised concerns about the use of scrubbers as an alternative compliance mechanism for the looming 2020 sulphur regulations.
Views: 2269
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POSH sets up in Brunei

May 16 - PACC Offshore Services (POSH) has established a Brunei-based associated company.
Views: 1927
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Industry gathered at AntwerpXL

May 15 - Last week, more than 3,000 logistics professionals attended the inaugural AntwerpXL exhibition from May 7-9.
Views: 1989
GTI completes Jetco acquisition thumbnail image

GTI completes Jetco acquisition

May 15 - Canada’s GTI Transport Solutions has acquired Jetco, a Houston-based haulier that specialises in flatbed, heavy and intermodal logistics.
Views: 2523
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Tariff hikes cause concern

May 14 - The escalating bilateral trade war between the USA and China is reverberating across international markets.
Views: 2113
US Ex-Im Bank revived thumbnail image

US Ex-Im Bank revived

May 13 - The US Senate confirmed Kimberly Reed as president of the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank), along with Spencer Bachus III and Judith DelZoppo Pryor as members of the board of directors.
Views: 2266
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Octra and Vanguard team up

May 13 - Paris-headquartered Octra and Johannesburg-based Vanguard have entered a strategic partnership to serve clients in the energy, automotive, renewables and mining industries.
Views: 2391
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Kern elected at Panalpina 

May 10 - Panalpina’s annual general meeting has named Thomas Kern as chairman of the board. 
Views: 2651
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Saudia expands Asian connections

May 10 - Saudia Cargo has added weekly freighter services to Guangzhou, China and Mumbai, India to its network. 
Views: 2352
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Boskalis vessel hijacked in Africa

May 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster’s heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was hijacked on May 5, 2019 offshore Equatorial Guinea.
Views: 2655
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Entrec reports growth for Q1

May 9 - Entrec reported year-on-year revenue growth of 10 percent during the first quarter of 2019, but the company’s president and ceo John Stevens said revenue fell below the company’s expectations.
Views: 2378
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London calling for Blue Water

May 9 - Blue Water Shipping has opened an office in London, UK that will focus on supporting the oil and energy industries.
Views: 2284
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Service upgrades at APL

May 9 - APL is adding port calls in southern China and the Philippines to its Japan, Thailand, Vietnam (JTV) service.
Views: 2206
Klema places Demag order thumbnail image

Klema places Demag order

May 8 - Munich-based crane specialist Klema has placed an order with Terex for a Demag AC 130-5 all-terrain crane.
Views: 2334
Universal Foundation to relocate thumbnail image

Universal Foundation to relocate

May 8 - Universal Foundation, part of the Fred. Olsen Ocean group, is moving from its facilities in Aalborg to Fredericia, Denmark.
Views: 2180
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Kerry names Stoekenbroek

May 8 - Kerry Logistics has appointed Martin Stoekenbroek as its managing director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
Views: 2144
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SC&RA names officers

May 8 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has elected its officers for the 2019-2020 term at its annual conference awards and dinner at the Omni La Costa Resort in California.
Views: 2280
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Martel to step up at Marseille

May 7 - Hervé Martel has been named interim managing director of the Marseille-Fos port authority following his nomination by the French transport minister.
Views: 2244
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Walker in at ABP

May 7 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Julian Walker as chief commercial officer, effective September 2.
Views: 2319
Arkon secures Hass deal thumbnail image

Arkon secures Hass deal

May 7 - Hass Logistic Ghana (HLG) and Hass Freight Ghana (HFG) have appointed Arkon Shipping & Projects as their representative and commercial agent.
Views: 2384
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ALE readies to launch SK10,000

May 6 - ALE has launched its 10,000-tonne capacity SK10,000 ring crane at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Texas, USA.
Views: 2487
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MACS names Zuidnatie in Antwerp

May 3 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed the Zuidnatie Breakbulk terminal for its port calls in Antwerp.
Views: 2591
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M-Star readies project division

May 3 - M-Star Freight Services is preparing to launch a corporate project division – M-Star Projects – at next week’s AntwerpXL exhibition.
Views: 2488
AKM places Terex order thumbnail image

AKM places Terex order

May 3 - Munich-based AKM Autokranvermietung has placed an order with Terex for two Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2533
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Allseas wins Equinor contract

May 3 - Equinor Energy selected Allseas for the removal, transfer, load-in and disposal of the 48,000-tonne Statfjord A platform topsides.
Views: 3286
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CSA 2020: Ports could revoke scrubber bans

May 3 - According to the Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020), it has received written approvals and ‘no objection’ letters from several port authorities indicating that they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters.
Views: 2146
Huisman delivers in 3D thumbnail image

Huisman delivers in 3D

May 3 - Huisman is delivering two 3D-printed crane hooks, which will be used in the maritime and offshore industries, for OOS International.
Views: 2491
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Collett introduces LoCity Driving course

May 2 - UK-based Training4Transport, a division of Collett Holdings, has introduced a certificate of professional competence (CPC) course designed to give drivers an insight into ways to reduce fuel use and emissions.
Views: 2607
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Freja rings the changes

May 2 - Former Freja Denmark managing director Ulrik Rasmussen is replacing Jørgen Hansen as group ceo.
Views: 2416
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Stockholm Norvik Port progresses

May 2 - Sweden’s Ports of Stockholm is progressing with the construction of Stockholm Norvik Port, which is set to open in May 2020.
Views: 2520
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HWH corridor gets a boost with Morrow grant

May 2 - The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, has been awarded a USD19.4 million grant to fund infrastructure projects at the marine terminals within the port. 
Views: 2839
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Zier named at Crowley

May 2 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has named Jonathan Zier as manager of business development - offshore services in Houston, Texas.
Views: 2239
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Dollman steps up at Air Partner

May 2 - Air Partner has appointed Paul Dollman as non-executive director of the company, effective immediately.
Views: 2192
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Cattani rebrands to Barnhart

May 1 - Illinois-based Cattani Crane is rebranding as Barnhart, the latter having acquired Cattani four years ago.
Views: 2570
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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins Moray East contract

May 1 - MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has awarded a contract to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier for the installation of 100 V164 9.5 MW turbines for the Moray East project off the east coast of Scotland.
Views: 2905
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Mammoet targets Antwerp petrochemicals

May 1 - Mammoet Belgium has opened a base at the port of Antwerp aimed at supporting the region’s petrochemical and industrial sectors.
Views: 2679
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GAC opens branch in Ras Laffan

May 1 - GAC Qatar has opened an office in Ras Laffan Industrial City in response to growing demand for its shipping and logistics services at the port.
Views: 2419
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WFW advises on Zeamarine acquisition

May 1 - Zeaborn Group selected Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) to advise on the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Zeamarine from its joint venture partner, New Mountain Capital.
Views: 2594
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Terex sells more product lines

May 1 - Terex has sold its boom truck, truck crane and crossover product lines to Load King – a subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source.
Views: 3092
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CIMC secures Wallenius-SOL ro-ro order

April 30 - Wallenius-SOL, the recently formed joint venture between Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line (SOL), has contracted CIMC for the construction of four LNG-powered ro-ro vessels.
Views: 2188
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SAL teams up with Intermare in Italy

April 30 - SAL Heavy Lift has established official representation in the Italian market through a partnership with Genoa-based Intermare Group.
Views: 2445
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Damen showcases InvaSave 300

April 30 - Damen Green Solutions is touring its InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system around Europe to demonstrate its effectiveness in complying with the upcoming International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) regulations.
Views: 2030
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Green vessels for Finnlines

April 30 - Knud E. Hansen has signed a contract with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China for the construction of three ro-ro vessels, designed in close cooperation with Finnlines.
Views: 1956
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UAL and BOCS team up

April 29 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) and BOCS Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) are combining their liner services and vessels that operate from Europe to West Africa.
Views: 2420
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JAS names Pei Wang

April 29 - JAS China & Hong Kong has appointed Pei Wang as head of global and multinational accounts.
Views: 2228
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Johnson elected at Tacoma

April 26 - The port of Tacoma, part of the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), has elected Eric Johnson as its executive director.
Views: 2238
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Cargolux flies high in 2018

April 26 - For the second year running, Cargolux has reported an increase in net profit after tax, despite softening demand for its services in the second half of 2018.
Views: 2521
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Silva steps up at Dachser

April 26 - Celestino Silva has been appointed managing director of Dachser’s European Logistics (EL) Iberia business unit.
Views: 2183
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Aune joins Wallem Group

April 26 - John-Kaare Aune has been appointed as managing director, ship management for Wallem Group.
Views: 2221
ACE Belgium readies for launch thumbnail image

ACE Belgium readies for launch

April 25 - ACE Belgium Freighters is preparing to launch its scheduled and charter services out of Liège Airport after receiving its air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority.
Views: 2228
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Carrick joins ACS board

April 25 - UK-headquartered charter specialist Air Charter Service (ACS) has named Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to its group board.
Views: 2216