All Forecasts articles – Page 11

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    Drydock sails with ZOMC


    September 21 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has transported an 883 ft x 174 ft (269 m x 53 m) drydock - dubbed Ex-Machinist (AFDB-8) - from Guam in Micronesia to Shanghai, China on board its heavy transport vessel Zhen Hua 28.

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    Indiana holds 14th logistics event


    September 16 - The 2016 Indiana Logistics Summit will take place at the Indiana Convention Centre in Indianapolis from November 16-17.

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    BWM convention to come into force in 2017


    September 14 - Following Finland's decision to ratify the convention, the IMO's ballast water management (BWM) convention is set to enter into force on September 8, 2017.

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    Rickmers releases half-year report


    August 31 - The Rickmers Group has issued its 2016 half-year report, which confirms consolidated revenues of EUR249.3 million (USD277.6 million) - a 13.9 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.

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    Topkran ups crawler fleet


    August 26 - Moscow based crane hire company Topkran has taken delivery of its second 350-tonne capacity LR 1350/1 crawler crane.

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    Global fleet growth expected


    August 25 - The heavy lift and multipurpose (HL/MPV) shipping sector is under extreme pressure. With desperately low commodity prices laying waste to new capital projects, and increasing competition from other shipping modes for cargoes, the HL/MPV sector

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    UK set for largest offshore wind farm


    August 17 - Companies active in providing logistics, transport and installation services for the renewable energy sector will be buoyed from the news that the UK Government has given planning consent to Dong Energy for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm.

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    Veja Mate wind park on schedule


    August 16 - The Hamburg-based Buss Port Logistics has successfully completed the near-shore logistics and storage operations for the future Veja Mate offshore windpark. 

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    Rickmers continues to weather market storm


    August 12 - Rickmers Group recorded consolidated revenues of EUR249.3 million (USD277.9 million) in the first half of 2016 - a 13.9 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.

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    'Disappointing' start for Hapag-Lloyd


    August 10 - Subdued economic growth in many parts of the world, persistently tough competition in the liner shipping industry and further declines in freight rates have marked the first half of the 2016 business year for German shipping company Hapag-Lloy

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    New Zealand ports partner up


    August 9 - Ports of Auckland and Napier Ports have signed a strategic alliance, which they claim will allow them to optimise services for freight customers and achieve further scale and efficiencies in the supply chain.

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    Turkish delight for ALE


    August 8 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane has performed its first lifts in Turkey, with the installation of two components at the greenfield SOCAR & Turcas Aegean Refinery site in Aliaga, Izmir province.

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    Grants awarded to six US ports


    August 1 - Six TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grants, totalling USD61.8 million, have been awarded to seaports in the USA or projects directly aiding the efficient movement of goods to and from the country's ports.

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    GAC expands in Russia


    July 25 - GAC Russia is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches in Nakhodka and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

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    K+N turnover down, profit up


    July 25 - Kuehne + Nagel International (K+N) posted a slight decrease in turnover for the first six months of 2016, while it recorded an 8 percent increase in gross profit to CHF3.25 billion (USD3.29 billion).

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    Truck manufacturers fined for price fixing


    July 21 - The European Commission has found truck manufacturers - MAN, Volvo/Renault, Daimler, Iveco and DAF - guilty of breaking EU antitrust rules, by colluding for 14 years on truck pricing and passing on the costs of compliance with stricter emission

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    Breakbulk struggles at NWSA


    July 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) handled 93,975 tonnes of breakbulk cargo in June - a 36 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.

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    Antwerp inks Iranian collaboration


    July 19 - The Antwerp Port Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding collaboration with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority, which controls the Port of Bandar Abbas in Iran.

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    Benin port ups lifting capacity


    July 14 - APM Terminals Cotonou (Coman) has added two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes to its terminal at the Port of Cotonou in Benin.

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    Boskalis to axe ships and staff


    July 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) is making good on its prediction in March and has announced that it will go ahead with plans to retire ships and make wholesale redundancies across the company.