• RAIL PIC ONE Fracht is acquiring 12 more railcars.

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Beefing up capabilities

    2021-07-15T08:30:00+01:00By Ian Putzger

    Increasing rates across all modes are posing serious questions of forwarders moving heavy cargoes contracted months ago. However, in the USA and Europe heavy railfreight operators have been strengthening their fleets, reported strong performances in 2020, and believe the prospects going forwards are promising. Ian Putzger reports.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Vietnam leads a regional rebound

    2021-07-12T08:30:00+01:00By Felicity Landon

    With projects cancelled, delayed or just plain difficult, last year was a tough one for the Southeast Asia region – in that, it was not alone of course. However, heavy lift and project cargo specialists in the region are optimistic about the coming months, with Vietnam taking a starring role in the bounce back. Felicity Landon reports.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: The driving force aiming to make Hareket a global leader

    2021-07-05T08:30:00+01:00By Sophie Barnes

    Ahmet Altunkum (pictured), the chairperson of the board of directors of Turkey’s Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation, stepped into the world of heavy transportation in 1997. Sophie Barnes discusses the company’s journey.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Market hotspots indicate strong bounceback

    2021-06-28T08:45:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay

    Covid-19 hit Spain hard last year with many industries suffering as a result. There were, naturally, consequences for the project cargo community – but more than 12 months since the pandemic took hold, optimism is returning. Megan Ramsay reports.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Bullish sentiment on recovery prospects

    2021-06-23T12:23:00+01:00By Phil Hastings

    Project logistics work in support of the civil engineering sector is set to get a significant boost this year. Economic recovery will be stimulated by the resumption of developments delayed by Covid-19 and anticipated additional investment in infrastructure by many governments. Phil Hastings reports.

  • FROM THE MAG march april mining air panel Air Charter Service mining equipment shipment

    ​FROM THE MAGAZINE: Covid-19 effects balance out in air cargo charter market

    2021-04-20T15:21:00+01:00

    Covid-19 is proving to be a double-edged sword in its effects on mining industry demand for air cargo charter services.

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  • First load-out of pin piles in South Korea

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Battening down – until the storm clouds lift

    2020-09-17T09:09:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay

    Given its heavy reliance on exports, South Korea has been hard hit by the slump in worldwide trade resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. There are, however, reasons for optimism in the project market – for those who can survive the wait.

  • Bertling Mining Project South America

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Mining sector digs deep to lead logistics recovery

    2020-09-14T09:00:00+01:00By David Kershaw

    Covid-19 disruption and commodity price volatility have caused delays to projects in all industry verticals. Despite the turbulence, mining projects appear to be better placed than most to ride out the crisis, writes David Kershaw.

  • p66 Mammoet has completed its scope at the Dangote projecct in Nigeria.

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: West Africa power projects set to lead the rebound

    2020-09-10T09:00:00+01:00By David Whitehouse

    Demand for power in West Africa has helped project cargo markets limit the impact of Covid-19. However, future recovery will depend on a solution to the region’s growing maritime security problems, reports David Whitehouse.

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    ​FROM THE MAGAZINE: Expansion in the Horn of Africa

    2020-06-23T12:36:00+01:00By David Whitehouse

    Landlocked Ethiopia has liberalised its logistics market as it aims to become a lower-middle income country by 2025. With a dynamic market economy, the country has the potential to become the engine of East Africa.

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    ​FROM THE MAGAZINE: Hopes of recovery after short-term shock

    2020-06-17T13:14:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay

    This time last year, confidence in Spain’s wind energy sector was high and the outlook was bullish in spite of long-running political uncertainty. With a coalition government now in power, the country is among those worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic – but projects are continuing, writes Megan Ramsay.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    2020-06-09T10:00:00+01:00By Phil Hastings

    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.

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