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  • Taiwan-office-9-225x300
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    GWS opens Taiwan branch

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has opened a branch in Taipei, Taiwan, to support increasing demand for its services from the offshore wind sector.

  • Belgian and Dutch ports, shore power tender oct 2020
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    Belgian and Dutch ports commit to shore power

    2020-10-20T08:30:00Z

    The ports of Antwerp; Rotterdam; Amsterdam, Drechtsteden, North Sea Port and De Vlaamse Waterweg have launched a tender for the development of a single shore-based power system.

  • BOCS africa web1
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    BOCS names Antwerp agent

    Effective August 1, 2020 BOCS Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping will be represented by BOCS Antwerpen at the Belgian gateway.

  • BHV
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    BHV criticises potential terminal merger

    2020-06-24T10:59:00Z

    Bremische Hafenvertretung (BHV), which represents logistics, port and transport companies from Bremen and Bremerhaven, has expressed concerns over the possible cooperation between Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA), Eurokai and BLG Logistics Group.

  • BIFA
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    BIFA’s further Brexit concerns

    2020-06-24T09:30:00Z

    The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has reiterated its hopes that a UK-EU trade deal can be achieved before the end of the Brexit transition period, following the news that the EU will impose full Customs controls and checks on goods from the UK from 2021.

  • New Jersey port targets offshore wind, june 2020
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    New Jersey port project targets offshore wind

    2020-06-18T08:54:00Z

    The US state of New Jersey has released plans to construct a purpose-built marshalling and manufacturing port dedicated to the offshore wind industry.

  • LASO barcelona office (2)
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    Laso opens in Barcelona

    Portugal-headquartered Laso Transportes has established its fourth abnormal loads office in Spain.

  • Bolloré boosts DRC presence
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    Bolloré boosts DRC presence

    2020-06-10T09:45:00Z

    Bolloré Transport & Logistics has established an agency office in Kalemie in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    2020-06-09T10:00:00Z

    At the time of writing, logistics companies generally felt it was too early to say what impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on civil engineering project work around the world. Phil Hastings reports.

  • Fednav restructures shipping activities
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    Fednav restructures shipping activities

    2020-06-09T10:00:00Z

    Fednav is reorganising its shipping businesses into one department led by executive vice president Tina Revsbech.

  • EMS Chartering expands network
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    EMS Chartering expands network

    2020-06-09T09:45:00Z

    EMS Chartering has opened an office in St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Volga-Dnepr in dispute with Boeing
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    Volga-Dnepr in dispute with Boeing

    2020-06-08T12:35:00Z

    A US district court has rejected Volga-Dnepr UK’s attempt to gain a temporary restraining order to stop Boeing selling four freighters that it had originally ordered. HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News reports.

  • Lindahl joins Mærsk's projects team
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    Lindahl joins Mærsk's projects team

    2020-06-08T11:40:00Z

    Henrik Lindahl has joined A.P. Møller–Mærsk as part of the carrier’s global special cargo logistics team.

  • Larsen to join Ocean Installer
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    Larsen to join Ocean Installer

    2020-06-08T11:35:00Z

    Norwegian subsea contractor Ocean Installer has established a business segment that will focus on the offshore wind energy sector. Even Larsen, current ceo of Fred. Olsen Ocean, will be brought in to lead the division.

  • Time charter rates level out
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    Time charter rates level out

    2020-06-05T12:25:00Z

    The latest report from shipbroker Toepfer Transport indicates that time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector are starting to level out. 

  • Lindenblatt and Königs step down at the Port of Antwerp
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    Lindenblatt and Königs step down at the Port of Antwerp

    2020-06-04T10:30:00Z

    German representatives from the North Rhine-Westphalia region Dr. Dieter Lindenblatt and Hans Königs, will step down from their long-term positions at the port of Antwerp at the end of the year.

  • Tadano opens Brisbane office
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    Tadano opens Brisbane office

    2020-06-03T12:25:00Z

    Tadano Oceania has opened a 14,000-sq m head office in the Brisbane suburb of Lytton, Australia.

  • Lift & Move USA launches website
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    Lift & Move USA launches website

    2020-06-03T09:00:00Z

    Lift & Move USA has launched a website showcasing the careers, industries and types of work related to the crane, rigging and specialised transport industry.

  • Staying in business: the best way is ensuring you get paid
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    Staying in business: the best way is ensuring you get paid

    2020-05-28T11:15:00Z

    James Campbell, secretary at the European Freight Trades Association (EFTA), provides some practical guidance on credit control policies and procedures in these difficult times. 

  • Wilson and Arkon partner up
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    Wilson and Arkon partner up

    2020-05-28T11:15:00Z

    Wilson and Arkon Shipping have agreed to combine parts of their operations and create one of the largest shortsea bulk shipping players in Europe.