Your midweek round-up of news from the world of heavy lift and project forwarding.
Lloyd Fonds' plans to inject 11 single shipowning entities through a non-cash equity offer in which limited partners would receive shares in the company have initially been unsuccessful.
Crowley Maritime Corporation joined the Trident Alliance, a coalition of shipping owners and operators with a common interest in the robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) posted a 20 percent increase in tonnage for the first quarter of 2015, carrying 103,816 tonnes across its international route network.
Alliance Logistics has launched new shipping agency services in Morocco.
Air Partner has entered into a strategic partnership with AirCargoGroup (ACG).
Airbus has awarded the import clearance and export services contract for its A320 family assembly line to Mobile, Alabama based logistics company Page & Jones.
Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Cardon IV for the transportation and installation of the Perla project gas production platforms in Venezuela.
A steel cutting ceremony for Cosco Shipping Company's 90,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel Guang Hua Kou has been held at China's Guangzhou Shipyard International.
Glasgow-based Leggat Plant has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5500 all terrain crane - the first model to arrive in the UK.
On the move
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has expanded its operations in Africa with the opening of a new office in Maputo, Mozambique.
An ethylene fractionator column, measuring 87 m long and weighing 604 tonnes, has been safely loaded onboard Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Lagos at the Italian port of Ortona.