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ALE takes the road less travelled

July 20 - ALE has transported two transformers, weighing 75 tonnes each, along a challenging 2,000 km route to the Al Farsha Substation in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 304

SC&RA moves for harmonisation in Canada

July 20 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has visited Ontario and Quebec, as part of a continuing effort to work toward harmonisation of heavy haulage regulations for its 116 Canadian members.
Views: 273

Dawes updates fleet with Link-Belt

July 20 - USA-based Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has taken delivery of six Link-Belt truck cranes.
Views: 278

Corpus Christi welcomes wind shipments

July 20 - Port of Corpus Christi’s recently developed breakbulk cargo laydown yard, the Rincon West Yard, has received its first shipment of wind turbine components.
Views: 295

ICS welcomes sulphur cap efforts

July 20 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made to resolve some pressing practical challenges of the global implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in fuel cap, which comes into effect on January 1, 2020.
Views: 237

Osprey adds Constructor to fleet

July 20 - UK-based heavy transport and marine specialists, Osprey, has added the Osprey Constructor to its fleet of barges. 
Views: 317

BelugaXL completes maiden flight

July 20 - The first BelugaXL aircraft has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac, France after completing its maiden flight over the south west of the country.
Views: 284

Al Faris’ heavy power lift

July 19 - Al Faris has utilised its 1,000-tonne capacity crawler crane to lift 12 generators at a power plant in Dubai.
Views: 359

APL enhances GA2 service

July 19 - APL has added the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq to its Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2) service. 
Views: 353

Demag duo for Madisa

July 19 - Mexican heavy machinery and Terex distributor, Madisa, has expanded its crane inventory with the addition of two new Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 330

Mammoet takes five

July 19 - Mammoet has added to its already established fleet with the acquisition of five Grove GMK4090 all-terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 331

Shipping losses decline, but risks remain

July 19 - Large shipping losses have declined by more than a third (38 percent) over the past decade, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2018.
Views: 381

DB Schenker innovates for Airbus

July 18 - Airbus has partnered with DB Schenker to develop a logistics plan to transport components of the A320 range of aircraft from Hamburg, Germany to the manufacturer’s US facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 497

Centurion in Triton takeover

July 18 - Australian heavy haulage provider Centurion has acquired Triton Transport Service, a specialist heavy haulage and general freight company based in Western Australia.
Views: 458

Jan De Nul's latest discovery

July 18 - Jan De Nul Group has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore’s jack-up crane vessel MPI Discovery, together with its crew and a number of MPI’s employees.
Views: 438

Mammoet invests in Kazakhstan

July 18 - Mammoet has expanded its presence in Kazakhstan with the opening of an office in Aktau, which will have 40 employees and operate under the Mammoet-Kasmashal banner.
Views: 465

Volga-Dnepr signs MoU with Liège

July 18 - Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicAir (CLA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation with Liège Airport, with the aim of strengthening their positions in the European market through the development of a regional hub.
Views: 392

SCS rebrands as Ox Heavy

July 17 - The Netherlands-based SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport has changed its name to OX Heavy.
Views: 503

Volga-Dnepr places Boeing order

July 17 - Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding have announced several agreements with Boeing at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow.
Views: 459

Taylor soars with HAV

July 17 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind the development of the Airlander 10 aircraft, has appointed Kevin Taylor as chairman.
Views: 908

Mammoet transports Island tug duo

July 17 - Heavy transport specialist Mammoet has completed the transport of two 430-ton (390-tonne) tugboats from the Island Tug and Barge (ITB) Annacis Island facility to Vancouver harbour.
Views: 498

OHT confirms semi-submersible order

July 17 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) for a newbuild semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel.
Views: 613

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Commodities outlook improves

July 17 - Commodity prices are rising and new projects are being approved around the world as energy majors, having driven down costs, begin to invest some of their cash stockpiles, writes David Kershaw.
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BIMCO expels ShipNext

July 17 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has expelled the recently-launched Ukrainian freight and shipping trading platform ShipNext from its membership saying that it “repeatedly and falsely” claimed that BIMCO supported its platform.
Views: 605

Oud joins BIFA board

July 16 - Susanne Oud has joined the British International Freight Association (BIFA) board of directors, replacing Roy Baker who has stepped down having been on the trade association's board since 2005.
Views: 469

EFG lifts off in Sweden

July 16 - EFG Scandinavia, part of the EMS-Fehn Group, has installed the first wind turbine at a project site in the north of Sweden.
Views: 535

Antonov's revenue soars

July 16 - Antonov Airlines has reported an 81 percent revenue increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, with aerospace shipments being one of the key sectors for the Ukrainian airline. 
Views: 596

Wagenborg busy with wind shipments

July 16 - Wagenborg Shipping Sweden has transported wind turbine components from Terneuzen in the Netherlands to Piteå in Sweden on behalf of General Electric (GE).
Views: 573

Van Oord eyes MPI acquisition

July 16 - Van Oord has signed a letter of intent with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor.
Views: 567

APL adds to WAX service

July 16 - APL has added the ports of Xingang, China; Busan, South Korea; and Sohar, Oman to its West Asia Express (WAX) service. 
Views: 509

Contracts roll in at Boskalis

July 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has received a letter of award from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MHB) for the transportation and installation of an offshore platform for the Bakor central processing platform redevelopment project in Malaysia.
Views: 756

Ranger expands headquarters

July 13 - Australia’s Ranger Lifting will mark 20 years in the lifting and rigging industry by opening a facility in Prestons, Sydney.
Views: 654

Mammoet opens in Teesside

July 13 - Mammoet UK has opened its base in Teesside to support the company’s growth in the region.
Views: 665

Wind energy powers Kaleido

July 13 - Spain’s Kaleido Logistics has opened an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, expanding the company’s presence in the Americas. 
Views: 820

Volga-Dnepr delivers GE engine

July 13 - On behalf of GE Aviation, Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a GE9X jet engine from Victorville, California to Ohio for additional testing.
Views: 721

Breakbulk rebrands in Asia

July 13 - ITE, the organisation behind the Breakbulk exhibitions, has renamed Breakbulk China to Breakbulk Asia to represent the growing number of Asian and Southeast Asian companies entering China’s core markets.
Views: 692

Hapag-Lloyd declines CMA CGM offer

July 13 - French shipping line CMA CGM has reportedly approached German rival Hapag-Lloyd over a possible non-cash merger.
Views: 772

Virginia wins USACE approval

July 12 - The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has authorised the port of Virginia’s plan to widen and deepen the commercial shipping channels serving Norfolk Harbor.
Views: 802

POSH Kerry Renewables opens in Taiwan

July 12 - Offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holding (POSH) and Kerry TJ Logistics have formed a joint venture in Taiwan - POSH Kerry Renewables - targeting the offshore renewables market in the region.
Views: 818

Khimji Ramdas delivers in Sohar

July 12 - Khimji Ramdas Shipping has delivered heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) to a project site 50 km from the port of Sohar in Oman.
Views: 753

Bristol takes railcar delivery

July 11 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has delivered the first of 98 train carriages to the port of Bristol, UK, aboard its vessel Autosun.
Views: 857

Fesco handles plant delivery

July 11 - Fesco has transported oversized equipment for the construction of a wood-based oriented strand board (OSB) production plant in Spassk-Dalny, Russia.
Views: 783

H&P adds a giant to its fleet

July 11 - Harren & Partner (H&P) has acquired the offshore construction vessel Blue Giant for an undisclosed price from the UK-based operator, OIG Group.
Views: 830

Mammoet streamlines lifts

July 11 - Mammoet has utilised its Liebherr LR 13000 crawler crane to install two reactors inside a US Gulf Coast polypropylene plant currently undergoing expansion.
Views: 798

Ust-Luga adds capacity

July 10 - The Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga in Russia has taken delivery of a rail-mounted gantry (RMG) container re-loader, with a lifting capacity of 50 tons (45.4 tonnes).
Views: 897

WW Ocean soars with helicopter shipment

July 10 - WW Ocean has transported an Airbus AS350 helicopter from Brunswick, Georgia to the port of Southampton in the UK on behalf of Helicopters International Shipping Services (HISS). 
Views: 892

Ogiermann flies into Volga-Dnepr

July 10 - Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Ulrich Ogiermann as senior vice president for operations and deputy general director for CargoLogicManagement.
Views: 865

Stevens Towing completes heavy lifts

July 10 - Stevens Towing and Charleston Heavy Lift have transported a 103-ton (93.4-tonne) Yankee dryer from the port of Charleston to Lake Santee, USA.
Views: 837

Aoki adds with Demag

July 10 - Japan-based crane specialist Aoki Juki has expanded its fleet with a 700-tonne capacity Demag AC 700-9 all-terrain crane.
Views: 884

Calls for ELD study

July 10 - Kevin John Cramer, the US representative for North Dakota, has called on Congress to conduct a study about the impact of electronic logging devices (ELDs).
Views: 850

Lancaster buoy departs Lerwick

July 9 - A turret buoy mooring system, destined for Hurricane Energy’s Lancaster oil and gas field development project offshore the UK, has departed Lerwick Harbour in Scotland.
Views: 914

EGL handles rail project

July 9 - EGL, part of the Kadmar Group, has transported equipment that will be used for the construction of an electric train line between Cairo and the proposed new capital of Egypt.
Views: 967

Manitowoc steps out of the states 

July 6 - Manitowoc’s Niella Tanaro production facility in Italy has begun manufacturing Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain cranes. 
Views: 1165

Culzean cargoes depart Lowestoft

July 6 - Two bridge sections with a combined weight of almost 2,000 tonnes have departed the port of Lowestoft, UK, destined for Maersk Oil’s Culzean offshore energy project in the North Sea.
Views: 985

Haropa confirms Le Havre investment

July 6 - The port of Le Havre in France intends to invest approximately EUR500 million (USD582.1 million) over the coming years in development projects.
Views: 1057

ESTA’s SERT for the EU

July 5 - ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, is planning to relaunch its campaign for EU member states to adopt the European Best Practice Guidelines for Abnormal Road Transport.
Views: 1176

Australia kicks off OSOM review

July 5 - Australia’s government has launched an independent review into why some heavy vehicle operators are experiencing delays in gaining Oversize Overmass (OSOM) special road access permits.
Views: 1119

Unlimited expansion for BNSF

July 5 - BNSF Logistics has acquired Texas-based third-party logistics provider Unlimited Freight.
Views: 1230

Terex expands sales team

July 5 - Terex Cranes has expanded its sales team in Germany and Austria with the appointment of Ulrich Wagner and Thomas Keckeis.
Views: 1300

First NCA aircraft returns to the skies

July 5 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) said that its first aircraft would resume operations between Japan and China following an investigation into the maintenance records of its fleet of Boeing 747-8Fs.
Views: 1140

Globalink signs MoU in Anaklia

July 5 - Globalink Logistics, part of the Kerry Logistics Network, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Georgia’s Anaklia City to cooperate on the development of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port and special economic zone (SEZ).
Views: 1311

Maersk names its decommissioning JV

July 4 - Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service have named their decommissioning joint venture, which was established in April 2018, Maersk Decom.
Views: 1235

ACS opens office in San Francisco

July 4 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has strengthened its US West Coast presence by opening a new office in San Francisco.
Views: 1250

ESL eyes AtoB@C acquisition

July 4 - Finland’s ESL Shipping is set to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Swedish AtoB@C Shipping and AtoB@C Holding for approximately EUR30 million (USD34.9 million).
Views: 1200

Trade war steams ahead

July 3 - The trade war is a speeding train, accelerating with every trade-restrictive retaliatory measure imposed and becoming ever more difficult to stop, said the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO).
Views: 1314

Scan Global Logistics expands in Australia 

July 3 - Effective July 2, 2018, Scan Global Logistics Australia acquired the Australia-based freight forwarder Kestrel Freight & Customs, writes Erin Bossick. 
Views: 1402

TII names Karch as CEO

July 3 - The TII Group has appointed Dr. Gerald Karch as ceo and chairman of the management board.
Views: 1278

Daseke snaps up Aveda Transportation

July 3 - Texas-based flatbed and specialised haulage company, Daseke, has completed the acquisition of Aveda Transportation and Energy Services.
Views: 1407

LBH and Rhenus target waterway market

July 3 - Port services provider LBH Group is planning to form a joint venture with logistics service provider Rhenus in the European inland waterway shipping sector.
Views: 1360

Fracht takes over Polytra

July 2 - Effective July 1, 2018, the Switzerland-based Fracht group has acquired the Belgium-based forwarding company Polytra.
Views: 1496

Adani takes Kattupalli stake

July 2 - Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has acquired 97 percent of the shares of Marine Infrastructure Developer Private Limited (MIDPL), the developer and operator of Kattupalli port in India.
Views: 1362

Jensen joins Port Nola

July 2 - The port of New Orleans has appointed Jack C. Jensen Jr to the board of commissioners. He will serve a five-year term, succeeding Robert R. Barkerding Jr. 
Views: 1364

Höegh handles shunt reactor

July 2 - Höegh Autoliners has transported a shunt reactor from Jebel Ali, UAE, to Antwerp using its recently developed super-low roll trailer, designed to cater for higher breakbulk and project cargoes.
Views: 1403

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