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Business News from November 2019

OHT selected for Dogger Bank project  thumbnail image

OHT selected for Dogger Bank project 

November 28 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for foundation installation at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm. 
Views: 2848
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins EDF project  thumbnail image

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins EDF project 

November 28 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract by EDF Renewables for the transport and installation of 54 wind turbines for the Neart na Goithe offshore wind farm.
Views: 3744
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Conoship designs Spliethoff newbuilds

November 28 - Conoship International has signed a contract with Mawei Shipyard for the design of two multipurpose B-type vessels for its client, Spliethoff Group.
Views: 2764
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Ports America appoints new president

November 27 - New Jersey-headquartered marine terminal operator and stevedore Ports America has named Peter Levesque as its president, with effect from February 2020.
Views: 2216
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PCN gathers in Botswana

November 27 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) met at the Grand Palm Resort in Botswana during November for the network’s ninth annual summit.
Views: 2607
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Jan De Nul orders crane vessel

November 27 - Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a floating installation crane vessel from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.
Views: 3047
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STS 2020 to focus on technology

November 26 - Technology throughout the next decade will take centre stage at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) upcoming symposium, which takes place at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in North Carolina from February 18-21.
Views: 2138
Hareket wins Duqm heavy lift work  thumbnail image

Hareket wins Duqm heavy lift work 

November 25 - Turkey’s Hareket has been awarded a heavy lifting contract by the joint venture of Samsung Engineering and Petrofac International to support the construction of the Duqm refinery in Oman. 
Views: 2583
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Gutsche eyes Röhlig role

November 25 - Robert Gutsche will join Röhlig Group as its chief financial officer, effective March 1, 2020. 
Views: 1997
POSH establishes JV in Taiwan  thumbnail image

POSH establishes JV in Taiwan 

November 25 - PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) has incorporated a joint venture that will provide transportation and forwarding solutions, as well as marine services, including owning, chartering and managing vessels. 
Views: 2270
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Liebherr launches augmented reality app

November 25 - Liebherr has launched an augmented reality (AR) app that offers virtual exploration of its product range for heavy lifting and material handling solutions.
Views: 3865
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K+N buys Rotra overland business

November 22 - Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has acquired the overland and logistics activities of the Netherlands-headquartered Rotra.
Views: 2756
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Hansa Meyer expands as growth holds steady

November 22 - Bremen-based international transport and logistics company Hansa Meyer Global has opened a new branch – the fourth it has added this year – in Azerbaijan.
Views: 3167
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Hareket orders TeleMAX trailers

November 22 - Turkey’s Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation has placed an order for six Faymonville TeleMAX Z flatbed semi-trailers.
Views: 2326
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Ferus prepares for Arklow launch

November 21 - Ferus Smit will launch the newbuild vessel Arklow Accord at its yard in Westerbroek, the Netherlands on November 22. 
Views: 2525
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Zuidnatie takes two MHCs

November 21 - Belgium’s Zuidnatie Breakbulk has added two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour cranes (MHC) at its terminal in Antwerp.
Views: 2317
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Transcargo to rebrand

November 20 - Two years after it was acquired by Freja Transport & Logistics, Poland’s Transcargo will undergo a rebranding to align with its parent organisation.
Views: 2191
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Kerry buys ASAV shares

November 20 - Kerry Logistics has acquired a majority interest in Turkey’s Asav Lojistik Hizmetleri Anonim Sirketi (ASAV).
Views: 2168
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Projects roll in for Boskalis 

November 20 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has recently been awarded several heavy marine transport contracts totalling approximately USD120 million. 
Views: 2794
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Sidestepping the scammers  thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Sidestepping the scammers 

November 19 - Business e-mail compromise scams defrauded approximately USD1.3 billion from organisations and individuals in 2018 – nearly 50 percent higher than in 2017. The logistics industry is particularly exposed to scams of this nature. Megan Ramsay reports. 
Views: 3247
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Toft moves to MSC

November 19 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has appointed Søren Toft as its chief executive officer (ceo). 
Views: 2172
Beaumont secures BUILD grant thumbnail image

Beaumont secures BUILD grant

November 19 - The port of Beaumont in Texas has received a USD18 million infrastructure investment through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant programme.
Views: 2166
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ACS expands US headquarters

November 18 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its US headquarters in Long Island in order to facilitate future growth in the Americas region.
Views: 2111
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PAC invests in Baltimore terminals 

November 18 - Ports America Chesapeake (PAC) has implemented the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) at the Seagirt and Dundalk marine terminals at the port of Baltimore. 
Views: 3232
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Vauraste named Nurminen CEO

November 18 - Nurminen Logistics has appointed Tero Vauraste as its ceo, effective December 6, 2019. 
Views: 1927
Byrne to depart Toll Group  thumbnail image

Byrne to depart Toll Group 

November 18 - Michael Byrne will step down as managing director of Toll Group on December 31, 2019 after three years in the role. 
Views: 2719
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Blue Water Shipping names Rios

November 15 - Blue Water Shipping has appointed Henry Rios as regional director, UK for the company’s energy and projects division.
Views: 2879
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Brandt joins Crane Worldwide

November 15 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Eric Brandt as its vice president of sales for Eastern USA.
Views: 2238
Mammoet signs Coeymans partnership thumbnail image

Mammoet signs Coeymans partnership

November 15 - Mammoet USA has signed an agreement with the port of Coeymans in New York that will see the engineered transport provider and heavy lift specialist utilise the 400-acre (161.9-ha) marine terminal.
Views: 2331
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Spain hits 100 Liebherr MHCs

November 15 - Spain’s Maritima del Principado in Gijón has taken delivery of a LHM 600 mobile harbour crane (MHC) from Liebherr – the 100th MHC sold in the country. 
Views: 2405
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Erickson awarded Transcom contract

November 14 - Erickson has been awarded a US Transportation Command (Transcom) contract for the provision of airlift services for the US Armed Forces.
Views: 2256
Hapag-Lloyd names Frese thumbnail image

Hapag-Lloyd names Frese

November 14 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Mark Frese as its chief financial officer (cfo), replacing Nicolás Burr on March 1, 2020.
Views: 2058
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DKT and S&H establish JV

November 14 - Antwerp-based De Keyser Thornton (DKT) and Rotterdam’s Slavenburg & Huyser (S&H), both part of the Naxco Group, have formed an industrial projects and chartering joint venture.
Views: 2368
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Charter rates on an upward trajectory

November 12 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have increased slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2504
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PCB 2020 to discuss ‘Energy in Transition’

November 12 - The organiser of the Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) has revealed the inaugural event’s conference theme and initial speakers.
Views: 2494
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Changes at the top for Mærsk

November 12 - Søren Toft has stepped down as chief operating officer (coo) at A.P. Møller – Mærsk, effectively immediately. 
Views: 1993
Zeamarine names Khanbabi thumbnail image

Zeamarine names Khanbabi

November 11 - Namir Khanbabi has joined Zeamarine as its regional director for Asia and Oceania.
Views: 2639
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Seville welcomes Aalborg delegates

November 11 - The port of Seville in Spain welcomed a delegation from the Danish port of Aalborg recently to analyse possible collaboration in European projects.
Views: 1937
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Air Partner opens in Dubai

November 11 - Air Partner has opened an office in Dubai as it looks to expand its offering in the Middle East.
Views: 2215
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Economic outlook threatens recovery

November 8 - The global economic outlook is one of the biggest risks to the recovery of the multipurpose shipping sector, according to maritime consultancy Drewry. 
Views: 2796
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SC&RA to preview bridge hit prevention course

November 8 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will hold a preview webinar of its upcoming Bridge Safety & Accident Prevention online course on November 13.
Views: 2091
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Boskalis reports cautious signs of recovery

November 8 - In its third-quarter trading update, Royal Boskalis Westminster reports a more positive outlook for the high-end heavy transport market, with a number of long-term transport contracts signed for 2021-2022.
Views: 3266
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Appointments at Port Tampa Bay

November 7 - Florida’s Port Tampa Bay (PTB) has appointed Lisa Wolf-Chason as director of communications and David M. Delac as its chief financial officer.
Views: 2661
Erhardt Proyectos rebrands  thumbnail image

Erhardt Proyectos rebrands 

November 7 - Spain’s Erhardt Group has rebranded its subsidiary Erhardt Proyectos, which manages complex industrial projects. 
Views: 2136
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Goldhofer opens in Miami

November 6 - Germany-based trailer manufacturer Goldhofer has opened facilities in Florida, USA to better serve its American customers.
Views: 2229
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Kuok moves to acquire POSH

November 6 - Kuok Group has made a voluntary, conditional cash offer for all of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH).
Views: 2400
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Broken promises leave the Balkans in limbo thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Broken promises leave the Balkans in limbo

November 5 - In June, a divided European Union (EU) postponed the decision on opening accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania until October, leaving both countries questioning whether the door is half open, or half closed. Sophie Barnes reports.
Views: 3127
Huisman to deliver for Bokalift 2 thumbnail image

Huisman to deliver for Bokalift 2

November 4 - Huisman will deliver a 4,000-tonne capacity offshore mast crane for Royal Boskalis Westminster’s latest crane vessel Bokalift 2.
Views: 2694
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COLI and GRS target Japanese offshore renewables

November 1 - Hamburg-headquartered Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has established a strategic partnership with COLI Schiffahrt & Transport in order to service Japan’s rapidly emerging offshore renewable energy market.
Views: 2954
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Greiner opens its doors

November 1 - During the Neuenstein trade show on September 21-22, equipment manufacturer Greiner welcomed around 200 customers and business partners, plus several hundred other visitors, at its facilities, giving them a close-up view of its products.
Views: 2728
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Berhault joins Kässbohrer

November 1 - Trailer manufacturer Kässbohrer has appointed Sylvain Berhault as its country manager for France.
Views: 2307
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SGRE to build on floating wind success

November 1 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply 11 of its SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines for what it claims to be the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen.
Views: 3370
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Kleinschmidt joins Crane Worldwide

November 1 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Alexandra Kleinschmidt to lead its Customs brokerage and trade advisory teams in Houston.
Views: 2205

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