All Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International articles in March 2020 – Page 2

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  • PMI plummets in USA and Europe
    News

    PMI plummets in USA and Europe

    2020-03-27T09:45:00Z

    The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – a bellwether of economic health for the manufacturing and service sectors – has dropped to record lows in both the USA and eurozone during March.

  • Latin America: Behind the curve but preparing for the worst
    News

    Latin America: Behind the curve but preparing for the worst

    2020-03-26T12:05:00Z

    The Central and South America regions were among the last to be hit by Covid-19. To be forewarned is to be forearmed, but little can prevent the adverse impact coronavirus will have on the project logistics supply chain.

  • SC&RA update on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers
    News

    SC&RA update on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

    2020-03-26T11:35:00Z

    The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is appealing to the US Department of Homeland Security to confirm that the crane, rigging, and specialised transportation industry is classified as Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.

  • Duncan joins Long Beach
    News

    Duncan joins Long Beach

    2020-03-26T11:30:00Z

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners in the USA has named Kenneth W. Duncan as managing director of commercial operations.

  • ALS presses ahead
    News

    ALS presses ahead

    2020-03-26T11:25:00Z

    ALS has organised the road transport of a 70-ton (63.5-tonne) press from Italy to the Netherlands.

  • Equipment manufacturers suspend production
    News

    Equipment manufacturers suspend production

    2020-03-26T11:10:00Z

    Crane manufacturer Tadano and trailer manufacture Broshuis have announced a temporary shut down of their production sites.

  • Hendrik Veder completes test lift for Allseas
    News

    Hendrik Veder completes test lift for Allseas

    2020-03-26T11:10:00Z

    Hendrik Veder Group has tested a 5,000-tonne lifting capacity tub-mounted crane.

  • ICS and IAPH call for G20 support
    News

    ICS and IAPH call for G20 support

    2020-03-26T11:00:00Z

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) have joined forces to call for swift action to support global supply chains from the impact of Covid-19.

  • Liebherr lands large Al Faris order
    News

    Liebherr lands large Al Faris order

    2020-03-26T10:45:00Z

    Al Faris Group has ordered 69 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes.

  • Multimodal 2020 rescheduled
    News

    Multimodal 2020 rescheduled

    2020-03-26T10:15:00Z

    Multimodal 2020 has been rescheduled and will now take place from November 4-6 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.

  • Projects and investments curtailed
    News

    Projects and investments curtailed

    2020-03-25T15:15:00Z

    There is uncertainty as to how Covid-19 will affect the project logistics sector in the long-term, but initial indicators are ominous given recent statements made by leading project developers around the world.

  • Freight rates face extreme downward pressure, says AAL
    News

    Freight rates face extreme downward pressure, says AAL

    2020-03-25T15:05:00Z

    HLPFI discusses the immediate impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak on the multipurpose shipping sector with AAL Shipping’s managing director, Kyriacos Panayides.

  • Geodis introduces charter services
    News

    Geodis introduces charter services

    2020-03-25T14:50:00Z

    Geodis has launched charter services to secure air cargo capacity between China and Europe as well as on transatlantic routes.

  • Saudia Cargo extends services
    News

    Saudia Cargo extends services

    2020-03-25T14:45:00Z

    Omar bin Talal Hariri, ceo of Saudi Airlines Cargo, said the carrier has taken proactive steps to ensure the continuity of its cargo operations.

  • Tadano streamlines EMEAR approach
    News

    Tadano streamlines EMEAR approach

    2020-03-25T12:10:00Z

    Crane manufacturer Tadano has streamlined its sales and customer service approach in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Russia (EMEAR).

  • Force majeure declared
    News

    Force majeure declared

    2020-03-25T10:50:00Z

    DHL Global Forwarding has invoked force majeure as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

  • Fred. Olsen secures CFXD contract
    News

    Fred. Olsen secures CFXD contract

    2020-03-25T10:35:00Z

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering has contracted Fred. Olsen Windcarrier for the transport and installation of wind turbines for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms (CFXD) in Taiwan.

  • Keeping track of Covid-19 port restrictions
    News

    Keeping track of Covid-19 port restrictions

    2020-03-25T10:20:00Z

    Wilhelmsen Ship Agency has introduced an interactive Covid-19 port restrictions map covering gateways around the world.

  • Covid-19 tightens global grip
    News

    Covid-19 tightens global grip

    2020-03-24T17:10:00Z

    When China sneezes, the world turns to its sick bed. Although China is now in the recovery position and regaining strength, the rest of the world is battening down the hatches.

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen outlines Covid-19 contingency
    News

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen outlines Covid-19 contingency

    2020-03-24T12:50:00Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen will recycle up to four vessels as the shipping company prepares “for a challenging time ahead” as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.