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Bilbao gains Norwegian connection

October 22 - Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, has added a port call in Norway to its Biscay service between Bilbao, Spain and St. Petersburg, Russia. 
Views: 234

Scot Explorer launched in Hoogezand

October 22 - Scotline Marine Holdings’ 4,800 dwt vessel Scot Explorer has been christened and launched at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Hoogezand, the Netherlands.
Views: 194

ZPMC delivers for Hutchison Port Sohar

October 22 - ZPMC’s heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 19 has delivered two remote-controlled quay cranes and six rubber-tyred gantry cranes to Hutchison Port Sohar’s terminal in Oman.
Views: 226

Wangfoong rescue on track

October 22 - Wangfoong Transportation has been involved in a complex salvage operation in Hong Kong, where it helped to recover three derailed trains.
Views: 229

Quality support for Clocaenog project

October 22 - Quality Freight UK, part of the Peel Ports Group, partnered with Collett & Sons to move 27 wind turbines to the Clocaenog Forest project site in Wales.
Views: 294

Belgian gateways begin merger talks

October 21 - The port authorities of Antwerp and Zeebrugge will start negotiations with regard to a merger between the two gateways.
Views: 623

BNSFL moves transformer trio

October 21 - BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) has transported three 208.8-tonne transformers from the port of Houston to North Liberty, Indiana. 
Views: 433

Asia Break Bulk adds to fleet

October 21 - Asia Break Bulk (Singapore), an exclusive agent for COLI Schiffahrt and Transport, has added the multipurpose vessel ABB Bentje to its fleet. 
Views: 388

Wärtsilä partners with Norsepower

October 21 - Wärtsilä and Norsepower have signed a service cooperation agreement aimed at promoting the use of wind propulsion systems in shipping. 
Views: 340

Cory moves to Ipswich office

October 18 - UK-headquartered Cory Brothers has relocated its office in Felixstowe to Ipswich town centre.
Views: 624

ALE executes pit move

October 18 - ALE has lifted and transported a sulphur storage facility for the Lindsey Oil Refinery in the UK.
Views: 586

Bichowski joins AMT

October 18 - Switzerland-headquartered logistics and supply chain specialist AMT has appointed Frank Bichowski as its chief commercial and operations officer.
Views: 714

Hughes-Hallett passes after long illness

October 18 - James Hughes-Hallett, former chairman of Hong Kong’s Swire Group and London-based shipbroker Clarksons, has passed away at the age of 70.
Views: 677

DPDHL and Total target sustainable logistics

October 18 - Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group) and Total have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to strengthen their collaboration on sustainable mobility, low-carbon energies, logistics and transport services.
Views: 865

STS cranes arrive in Charleston

October 18 - Three ship-to-shore (STS) cranes have arrived at South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SPCA) Charleston Harbor on ZPMC’s heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 650

Mantracourt introduces ILA

October 18 - Mantracourt Electronics has launched the In-line Strain Gauge Analogue Amplifier (ILA), which has been designed to convert strain gauge or load cell inputs into a 4-20 milliamp (mA) output.
Views: 475

US Ex-Im Bank signs MoU with Iraq

October 18 - The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iraq’s Ministry of Finance aimed at enhancing trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.
Views: 975

Mammoet moves in Mexico

October 17 - Mammoet has relocated several container cranes for Hutchison Ports ICAVE at the port of Veracruz, Mexico as part of the company’s expansion programme.
Views: 669

M-Star supports KPF project

October 17 - M-Star Projects has chartered four vessels to transport equipment for a project at the KPF Terminal in Suriname.
Views: 597

MSC rules out NSR

October 17 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has confirmed that it will not explore the use of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for container shipping between Europe and Asia.
Views: 732

Rotterdam strengthens presence in India

October 17 - The port of Rotterdam has appointed Broekman Logistics India as its representative team in the country, as the port looks to strengthen its activities in the region.
Views: 691

Our winners in pictures

October 17 - Congratulations to all of the winners of the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards 2019!
Views: 757

Winners revealed at Heavy Lift Awards

October 16 - Almost 400 guests gathered at the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards ceremony last night at the Hilton Old Town hotel in Antwerp to celebrate the achievements of the heavy lift, specialised transport and project logistics sector.
Views: 2388

C.H. Robinson delivers

October 16 - C.H. Robinson has delivered cargo for one of Australia’s largest oil and gas producers in less than 24 hours. 
Views: 908

Marguisa teams up with NileDutch

October 16 - Marguisa has signed an agreement with NileDutch that will see the company’s Calabar service expanded with additional port calls in the Republic of the Congo and São Tomé and Príncipe.
Views: 846

DSV warns of cuts at Panalpina

October 15 - Corporate functions and positions at Panalpina may be cut or relocated to DSV’s headquarters in Denmark, as the companies continue with the integration process.
Views: 1593

Natco delivers from Durban

October 15 - South Africa’s Natco Logistics has transported six out-of-gauge (OOG) units from Durban Harbour to an inland destination located approximately 650 km from the port.
Views: 763

Seville prepares for more project cargo

October 15 - The port of Seville revealed that it will make a series of infrastructure improvements aimed at attracting industrial traffic and project cargoes.
Views: 912

Blue Water handles hull delivery

October 15 - Earlier this year, Blue Water Singapore coordinated the transport of four trawler hulls, weighing approximately 500 tons (453.6 tonnes), from Vietnam to Norway.
Views: 911

First steel cut for Mammoet Focus 

October 15 - The first steel has been cut for Mammoet’s Focus 30 crane – a heavy lifting solution for use in confined spaces such as plants and inner cities.
Views: 966

Webster appointed at Barnhart

October 15 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has appointed David Webster as senior vice president – operations.
Views: 779

Crane Worldwide picks Antonov

October 14 - Antonov Airlines delivered a mobile crane and fire extinguishing equipment from the USA to Argentina aboard one of its AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 893

Equipment Corps installs exchangers at Syncrude refinery

October 14 - Ontario-based Equipment Corps has used four customised Straightpoint wireless load shackles and four JD Neuhaus air hoists to install two new exchangers at the Syncrude refinery in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Views: 3511

AAL selects SEDNA

October 11 - AAL has chosen the cloud-based platform SEDNA as its email and team collaboration system across its global network of offices.
Views: 1141

Sarens completes Whitla Wind work

October 11 - Sarens has installed several wind turbines for the Whitla Wind project in Alberta, Canada, on behalf of Borea.
Views: 1140

Caldwell calls on Peacock

October 11 - USA-based Caldwell Group has appointed Malcolm Peacock as a business development specialist as the company looks to expand in the Middle East.
Views: 1720

Jinert transports transformers to Bredäng

October 11 - Hässleholm-based crane company and heavy lift transport provider Jinert has moved a 152-tonne transformer from Gröndal to a plant in Bredäng, a suburb in southwest Stockholm.
Views: 1017

Trade wars take their toll on confidence

October 10 - Confidence in the shipping industry has fallen to its lowest level for two-and-a-half years, according to the latest survey from BDO.
Views: 1145

STA completes Mozyr delivery

October 10 - STA Logistic has delivered a reactor tip from Italy to the Mozyr oil refinery in Belarus.
Views: 1291

Stevens lifts on Great Pee Dee

October 10 - PCL Construction is using Stevens Towing’s 150-ton (136.1-tonne) capacity Clyde 32 floating crane for a bridge demolition project in South Carolina.
Views: 1235

Kotug International and Horizon join forces

October 10 - Kotug International and Horizon Maritime Services have formed Kotug Canada, a joint venture that will offer terminal and harbour towage services across Canada.
Views: 1232

Chernobyl NSC wins project management accolade

October 9 - As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Project Management Institute has named Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement (NSC) as one of the 50 most influential projects of the past 50 years.
Views: 2669

Tilbury2 ro-ro terminal moves forward

October 9 - A floating pontoon that will be used to discharge freight ferry vessels at the Tilbury2 terminal at port of Tilbury, UK has been launched.
Views: 1134

Mammoet utilises TPA system in Norway

October 9 - Mammoet has utilised its Trailer Power Assist (TPA) system to transport 23 running generators and hubs to a wind farm project site in the Norwegian town of Narvik.
Views: 1364

Windhoist adds to fleet

October 9 - Windhoist UK has added two Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 1157

Franke joins COLI

October 8 - Ralf Franke has joined COLI Schiffahrt and Transport.
Views: 1486

Heavy transformers arrive in Sellindge

October 8 - Collett & Sons has moved two 335-tonne transformers from the port of Dover to a substation in Sellindge, UK on behalf of Daher Projects.
Views: 1334

Hornsea turbine installation complete

October 8 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s installation vessel Bold Tern and DEME’s Sea Challenger have completed the installation of wind turbines at the Hornsea One offshore wind farm.
Views: 1328

ECS Group builds for the future

October 8 - Robert van de Weg has joined Paris-based airline general sales and services agent (GSSA) ECS Group, following his departure from Cargo Logic Management.
Views: 1233

European Shipping Week scheduled for mid-February

October 8 - Europe’s shipowners will connect with the European Parliament, Council and European Commission at European Shipping Week, which will be hosted in Brussels from February 17-21, 2020.  
Views: 1165

New York looks for port investment opportunities

October 7 - Ports and terminals in New York have been invited to submit proposals if they are interested in upgrading and investing in facilities that would support the state’s burgeoning offshore wind energy industry.
Views: 1308

WW Ocean strengthens breakbulk team

October 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has appointed Vedran Muratbegovic as its senior manager for global breakbulk business development.
Views: 1542

PACE progresses with Poti project

October 7 - PACE Group is progressing with the development and construction of a new marine terminal at the port of Poti in Georgia.
Views: 1341

Jagulak places Demag order

October 7 - French crane service provider Jagulak Sens Levage has acquired a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.
Views: 1188

4D Supply Chain Consulting enters the market

October 4 - 4D Supply Chain Consulting (4D) has been launched with the aim of providing end-to-end logistics and supply chain solutions to specialised industries such as wind energy, power, oil and gas, and mining, amongst others.
Views: 1923

OHT vessel takes shape

October 4 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has held a keel laying ceremony for its installation crane vessel that is currently under construction at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu.
Views: 1594

Holleman handles machinery delivery

October 4 - Earlier this year, Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo delivered 7,664 freight tons of machinery from Romania to Serbia.
Views: 1593

UECC orders third LNG PCTC

October 4 - UECC has placed an order for a third hybrid LNG-powered pure car truck carrier (PCTC) with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group.
Views: 1317

Emil Egger completes bridge hoist 

October 4 - Switzerland-headquartered crane contractor Emil Egger has utilised its 1,000-tonne capacity LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr for a bridge hoist project near Lausanne. 
Views: 1553

Goldhofer to display STZ-VP 8

October 4 - Goldhofer will showcase the STZ-VP 8 low loader semi-trailer at the Solutrans 2019 exhibition, which takes place from November 19-23 in France.
Views: 1420

HFW to host fourth P&I week

October 4 - International law firm HFW is hosting its fourth annual P&I week from October 15-17, 2019 in London.
Views: 1487

Marguisa calls in Calabar

October 3 - Last week, Marguisa docked its first container ship at the port of Calabar in Nigeria.
Views: 1940

ACS aids Bahamians

October 3 - Air Charter Service’s (ACS) Miami office filled an empty passenger flight to the Bahamas with emergency aid for those affected by Hurricane Dorian.
Views: 1498

AAL adds four MPVs

October 2 - Singapore-headquartered carrier AAL will add 133,000 dwt of multipurpose tonnage to its fleet.
Views: 2215

Van Dam harnessing wind power

October 2 - Van Dam Shipping plans to install a wind-assisted propulsion system, developed by eConowind, on its 3,600 dwt general cargo vessel, Ankie.
Views: 1639

Polar research ship christened

October 2 - A state-of-the-art British polar research ship was officially christened Sir David Attenborough at a shipyard in Birkenhead last week.
Views: 1584

Subsea 7 awarded Caspian contracts

October 2 - BP Exploration has awarded Subsea 7 two contracts for offshore works at the Azeri Central East (ACE) project in the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field in the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1611

Collett secures Mansfield work

October 2 - Mansfield Pollard selected Collett & Sons to transport over 300 specialist handling systems from the manufacturer’s facility in Bedford.
Views: 1679

New CFO for Zeamarine

October 2 - Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as chief financial officer (cfo) of Zeamarine, effective immediately.
Views: 2050

NYK loads in Rostock 

October 2 - Last month, one of NYK Line’s PCTC vessels called at Liebherr’s facility at the port of Rostock to load nearly 30 roll trailers. 
Views: 1657

GIS ready for record year

October 1 - More than 400 exhibitors will gather in Italy this week for the GIS exhibition, which will showcase mobile and tower cranes along with port handling equipment and specialised transport vehicles, among others.
Views: 1781

M&M in Serbian JV 

October 1 - Militzer & Münch Group (M&M) has formed a joint venture in Serbia with Invictus System Transport & Logistics.
Views: 1730

Kässbohrer launches K.SLL B 2 trailer

October 1 - Kässbohrer showcased its latest low loader – the K.SLL B 2 – during the NUFAM 2019 exhibition, which took place from September 26 - 29 in Germany.
Views: 1608

Ostend buys up REBO terminal

October 1 - DEME has decided to sell its 30 percent stake in the Renewable Energy Base Ostend (REBO) terminal in Belgium.
Views: 1647

Van Brink joins Spierings

October 1 - Spierings Mobile Cranes has named Maarten van Brink as sales engineer for the Netherlands and the UK.
Views: 1684

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