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UHL updates fleet 

January 23 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) has updated its fleet list to include nine Eco Lifter multipurpose vessels that were previously delivered to Zeamarine. 
Views: 370

BDP names Harper 

January 23 - BDP International has appointed Katherine Harper as its chief financial officer (cfo). 
Views: 202

LADOL partners with Mammoet

January 23 - The Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base (LADOL) in Nigeria has signed a collaboration agreement with engineered transport and heavy lift specialist Mammoet.
Views: 363

Decarbonising shipping comes at a USD1 tn cost

January 22 - At least USD1 trillion of capital investment in land-based and ship-related infrastructure is required to reach the 2050 goal of reducing shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent of 2008 levels.
Views: 357

Cranes arrive in Brownsville

January 22 - BBC Chartering’s multipurpose vessel BBC Asia has delivered two mobile harbour cranes to the port of Brownsville in Texas.
Views: 441

First for Fred. Olsen

January 22 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has completed the offshore works related to the decommissioning of two gas platforms for Perenco UK.
Views: 321

Blue Water opens office in Guyana

January 21 - Blue Water Shipping has opened an office in Guyana in order to offer support to the country’s oil industry.
Views: 868

Crowley shakes up marine services organisation

January 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has reorganised its marine services organisation into three business segments: offshore services, ship assist and tanker escort, and engineering services.
Views: 700

Wille-Krane adds to fleet

January 21 - Germany-based crane and heavy haulage contractor Wille-Krane has acquired a Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 734

SAAM acquires shares in Intertug 

January 21 - Sociedad Matriz SAAM has acquired a 70 percent stake in Intertug, a towage operator in Colombia, Mexico and Central America. 
Views: 511

Consortium to develop ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd 

January 20 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) plan to invest USD150 million to develop and operate a ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd, Egypt. 
Views: 675

Senior appointments at Kaleido 

January 20 - Spain-based Kaleido Logistics has appointed Xosé Martínez as its general director and Beatriz Alvarado as its sales director. 
Views: 787

MOL boosts services in Thailand

January 20 - MOL Logistics Thailand (MLG Thailand) is boosting its services in the country to cover inland transport and Customs clearance.
Views: 649

Caldwell supplies customised beam for BAS

January 20 - The Caldwell Group has designed and manufactured a customised 46-tonne capacity lifting beam for the latest phase of the wharf modernisation at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station.
Views: 606

EXG completes silencer export

January 20 - India-headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) has loaded 12 exhaust silencers at Mumbai, destined for Cambodia.
Views: 592

Still time to enter ESTA Awards 

January 17 - The deadline to enter the 2020 ESTA Awards of Excellence, which will be held on the evening of April 23 at the Postillion Hotel Amsterdam in the Netherlands, has been extended to January 25, 2020. 
Views: 758

Wijnne Barends opts for LNG newbuilds 

January 17 - Wijnne Barends, based in the Netherlands, has placed an order with China’s WuHu Shipyard for four shortsea cargo ships featuring LNG propulsion systems.
Views: 985

Bati handles yacht move 

January 17 - Bati Group has coordinated the transport of a yacht from Turkey to Greece. 
Views: 1014

Methanex hat trick for Mammoet

January 17 - Methanex has awarded the levee crossing and heavy haul scope of work for the construction of its Geismar 3 methanol plant in Louisiana, USA to Mammoet.
Views: 1003

DSV opens in Muscat

January 17 - DSV has widened its footprint in the Middle East by opening an office in Muscat, Oman.
Views: 849

Charter rates fall in January 

January 17 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 932

Spatial Global lands BIFA award

January 17 - Spatial Global secured the British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Project Forwarding Award 2019 at a glittering ceremony in London yesterday.
Views: 987

Blue Water opens in Milan

January 16 - Blue Water Shipping has opened an office in Milan, Italy that will initially serve clients in the oil and gas, power generation, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors.
Views: 1373

NYK partners with Van Oord

January 16 - NYK and Van Oord have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly own and operate offshore wind installation vessels under the Japanese flag.
Views: 1047

OOG shipment departs Dubai

January 16 - Charles Kendall Ayezan has coordinated a shipment of ten pressure vessel units at the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai.
Views: 938

Tens across the board for WW Ocean

January 16 - WW Ocean’s recent stop at the Japanese port of Kanazawa marked its tenth port call for manufacturer Komatsu.
Views: 1035

From Slovenia to Sweden with Velebit

January 15 - Croatia’s Velebit Promet has moved a 103.5-ton (94-tonne) transformer from Slovenia to Sweden using its CombiMAX trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 1581

O’Hara joins port of Tyne 

January 15 - The port of Tyne in the UK has welcomed Kate O’Hara to its business development team as commercial director.
Views: 996

French offshore contractors appointed

January 15 - EDF Renewables selected a consortium of Atlantique Offshore Energy, GE Grid Solutions and DEME Offshore to deliver offshore substations for French offshore projects.
Views: 1094

Crosby expands with Feubo acquisition

January 15 - The Crosby Group has acquired Germany-headquartered Feubo, a manufacturer of offshore mooring components for the oil, gas and wind energy markets.
Views: 1036

Brighter signs for multipurpose shipping

January 14 - The outlook for multipurpose shipping, comprising both breakbulk and heavy lift vessels, is brightening despite rising geopolitical risks and economic uncertainty, according to maritime consultancy Drewry.
Views: 1527

AAL delivers to Port Miami

January 14 - AAL has delivered six rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) from the port of Taicang, China to Port Miami, USA on its 31,000 dwt vessel AAL Newcastle.
Views: 1382

Senior appointments at SAL

January 14 - Claas Matthies, managing director at SAL Heavy Lift, is taking on additional responsibilities as the group’s chief information officer.
Views: 1421

Steel cut for UECC PCTC

January 13 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) held a steel cutting ceremony for its first newbuild pure car truck carrier (PCTC) on order with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group.
Views: 948

TGP appoints Suvaal

January 13 - Trans Global Projects (TGP) has appointed Ard Suvaal as group operations manager.
Views: 1351

Rhenus moves MAN engines

January 13 - Rhenus Project Logistics is coordinating the transport of 13 MAN diesel engines from Cuxhaven, Germany to Turkey, where they will be used as part of a floating power station.
Views: 1424

Loosley named as Frew successor

January 13 - David Loosley will succeed Angus Frew as secretary general and ceo of BIMCO, effective June 2020.
Views: 1101

Contractors poisoned near South Africa

January 10 - Dutch contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster confirmed that an incident occurred onboard an FPSO that is being transported by its heavy lift vessel Vanguard from China to Brazil.
Views: 1352

Xellz eyes Irish potential

January 10 - Xellz Operations is investigating the potential of an offshore supply base in the south and southeast of Ireland that would serve future offshore wind energy projects.
Views: 1233

NWSA names Henderson

January 10 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has appointed Dana Henderson as general counsel.
Views: 1117

Cardinal rebrand for Origin

January 10 - UK-based Origin Logistics, part of the Cardinal Maritime Group, has rebranded as Cardinal – The Logistics People. 
Views: 1028

Big Carl completes first big lift at Hinkley 

January 10 - The 250 m-tall SGC 250 ring crane from Sarens lifted a 170-tonne prefabricated part of a reactor’s steel containment liner at EDF’s Hinkley Point C project site during December. 
Views: 1617

Harvey soars into EMA role

January 9 - East Midlands Airport (EMA) in the UK has appointed Steven Harvey as its vice president of cargo.
Views: 1235

Miller joins Tacoma 

January 9 - The port of Tacoma in Washington has appointed Mark Miller to lead its information technology team. 
Views: 1572

Atlas signs EL AL agreement 

January 8 - Atlas Air will operate a Boeing 747-400 Freighter on behalf of EL AL Israel Airlines, under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement. 
Views: 1142

US and Japan agree trade deal

January 8 - The USA and Japan have reached a trade agreement regarding market access for certain agricultural and industrial goods.
Views: 1222

Mammoet completes ALE takeover

January 8 - Mammoet has completed the acquisition of UK-headquartered ALE – a merger that creates the industry’s largest global provider of engineered heavy lifting and transport services.
Views: 2247

Grove deployed for Capital maintenance work

January 7 - Australian crane specialist RAR Group has deployed a Grove GMK6400 at the Capital Wind Farm in New South Wales for the replacement of turbine gearboxes. 
Views: 1710

GSF calls for scrutiny of sulphur surcharges 

January 7 - The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) is encouraging ocean freight customers to scrutinise surcharges from shipping lines designed to cover the cost of compliance with the IMO’s sulphur emissions regulations. 
Views: 1410

Foundations in place for SeaMade

January 7 - DEME has installed 58 monopile foundations and two offshore substation foundations at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. 
Views: 1285

Steelduxx starts operations 

January 7 - Antwerp-based Edmond Van Dyck & Sons and Aneka have officially merged their operations to create Steelduxx. 
Views: 1344

Kuok moves ahead with POSH acquisition

January 6 - PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) has filed to leave the Singapore Exchange as the Kuok Group moves forward with its takeover.
Views: 1710

USMCA moves forward

January 6 - On December 10, 2019, the USA, Canada and Mexico moved forward with the trilateral trade deal that is set to replace NAFTA, with the accord now in the hands of the US and Canadian legislatures for final approval.
Views: 1398

WindFloat Atlantic produces energy

January 6 - The first platform of the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm has started supplying energy in Portugal having been connected to the grid on December 31.
Views: 1626

Interocean I prepares for monopile move

January 6 - During December, Chung Yang Shipping’s heavy transport vessel Interocean I called at the port of Eemshaven for grillage removal in preparation for the transportation of monopiles to Taiwan.
Views: 1385

Low-sulphur fuel prices rise

January 3 - Very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) prices had risen to USD710 per metric tonne in Singapore on January 2, 2020, a price increase of 30 percent when compared to December 2, 2019.
Views: 2017

Lurline gets ready for voyage

January 3 - Hawaii-headquartered Matson’s newest Kanaloa-class con-ro vessel is preparing to embark on its maiden voyage on January 9.
Views: 1783

Entrec sells Canadian crane assets

January 3 - Entrec Corporation has completed the sale of its Canadian crane business and assets to Sterling Crane, part of Marmon Crane Services, a Berkshire Hathaway company.
Views: 2313

SAAM to assist EDP project

January 2 - SAAM Towage will provide three tugs for the Energía del Pacífico (EDP) project at the port of Acajutla in El Salvador.
Views: 1971

Somers launches ACE 54

January 2 - Philippe Somers has launched ACE 54 Project Management – a Dubai-headquartered company that will enable niche and medium-sized international project forwarders to participate in African door-to-door tenders.
Views: 2488

Borealis contract awarded

January 2 - Borealis has contracted Mammoet as its heavy lift and transport partner for the propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Kallo, Belgium.
Views: 1899

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