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Challenges facing towage and offshore operators

September 20 - Sandro Lipani, director chartering and operations for Malta-based Augustea Maritime Transportation, discusses some of the challenges of operating in the towage and offshore support sector.
Views: 165

Allseas wins decommissioning work

September 20 - Allseas has been awarded a contract for the removal, transfer, load in and disposal of the Gyda platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.
Views: 113

Innovation overhauled

September 20 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel Innovation has undergone a major refit at Damen’s Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam.
Views: 92

Sun shines with Chipolbrok

September 20 - Chipolbrok has delivered a range of heavy and oversized components using its vessel Chipolbrok Sun, including 56 wind turbine tower sections in Piteå, Sweden.
Views: 112

Mammoet replaces converter

September 20 - Mammoet has successfully replaced a 750-ton (680-tonne) converter vessel at a spent acid regeneration plant on the US Gulf Coast.
Views: 117

Demag delivers for Wiesbauer

September 20 - Germany-based crane service provider Wiesbauer has added a Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 100

Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
Views: 207

Wallenius SOL to add Vaasa call

September 19 - Wallenius SOL – the joint venture of Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line (SOL) – will add Finland’s port of Vaasa to its regular liner network from November 2019.
Views: 263

CLG takes flight

September 19 - CargoLogic Germany (CLG) has been granted an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the German civil aviation authority and is ready to commence commercial operations.
Views: 208

ALG members move helicopter trio

September 19 - Talk Cargo, Compass Forwarding and Pan Logistics teamed up to transport three MD 600N helicopters from Turkey to the USA.
Views: 252

Straightpoint tests ringer crane capacity

September 19 - Malaysia’s Goforth called on Sarsco Lifting Technical Services to witness the load test of a ringer crane using a Straightpoint load cell and a wireless 150-tonne capacity Radiolink.
Views: 323

Keith joins dship fleet

September 18 - dship Carriers has taken delivery of its latest newbuild multipurpose vessel.
Views: 331

Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
Views: 521

ABC and CLA go online

September 18 - Bookings for capacity on AirBridgeCargo (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) flights can now be completed via the cargo.one digital platform.
Views: 296

DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
Views: 572

ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
Views: 420

Lovemore relocates trailers in South Africa

September 18 - South Africa-based heavy haulage and rigging specialist Lovemore Bros has relocated a number of specialised abnormal trailers to Johannesburg, Gauteng.
Views: 393

Ruud Gullit revealed as guest speaker at Heavy Lift Awards

September 17 - HLPFI can exclusively reveal that Ruud Gullit - Ballon d'Or winner and former AC Milan, PSV, Chelsea, Feyenoord, and the Netherlands international football icon - will be kickstarting the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards 2019 ceremony.
Views: 510

Shelala joins ALG board

September 17 - Compass Forwarding’s Robert Shelala has joined the board of Aerospace Logistics Group (ALG), a network of companies that specialise in the movement of aircraft parts and components.
Views: 413

Pasquinelli in yacht move

September 17 - Pasquinelli Spa has moved a 460-ton (417.3-tonne) yacht from Chioggia to Ancona, Italy.
Views: 494

Asco completes overhaul

September 17 - Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (Asco) has modernised its tug vessel Om.
Views: 370

Mammoet delivers first components for Saudi plant

September 16 - Samsung Engineering has contracted Mammoet to transport and install 49 modules for Jubail United Petrochemical’s ethylene oxide–ethylene glycol (EO/EG) plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 510

Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO

September 16 - The port of Açu – a privately owned industrial complex in São João da Barra, Brazil – has appointed José Firmo as its ceo, effective November 1.
Views: 467

Tele Radio opens in Brazil

September 16 - USA-headquartered remote control manufacturer Tele Radio has opened a facility in São Paulo, Brazil, due to strong regional demand. The site located in Itupeva is near Viracopos International Airport.
Views: 533

Talbert names Henderson

September 13 - USA-based Talbert Manufacturing has appointed David Henderson as dealer development manager.
Views: 562

MIS moves engine across Oman

September 13 - Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS) has transported a 140-ton (127-tonne) Wärtsilä engine from a power station in Khasab to Duqm, Oman.
Views: 810

Big Carl on show at Hinkley

September 13 - The giant Sarens SGC 250 ring crane is ready to start construction work at EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
Views: 755

XLP gathers in Dubai

September 13 - Almost 160 delegates from around the world gathered in Dubai last week for the XLProjects (XLP) annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 630

Persson joins Kässbohrer

September 13 - Kässbohrer has appointed Christian Persson as its key account manager for Sweden, Finland and Norway.
Views: 722

ACS adds office space in Spain

September 13 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Spanish operation to larger premises in Madrid.
Views: 620

JAS takes to the skies

September 13 - JAS Worldwide has introduced an aerospace team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Views: 614

CTO completes brewery shipment

September 12 - CTO do Brasil has coordinated the delivery of brewery equipment from the port of Nantong, China to the port of Santos, Brazil.
Views: 657

TV company seeks spectacular shipments for new series

September 12 - back2back productions is keen to hear from companies moving anything unique, expensive, oversize or overweight that may want to showcase their services and expertise on the Mega Shippers 3 series.
Views: 612

Van der Vlist in blade delivery

September 12 - Van der Vlist is in the process of delivering 50 wind turbines to the Wieringermeer project in the Netherlands.
Views: 689

Jan De Nul lands French renewables contract

September 12 - Jan De Nul Group’s French subsidiary, Sodraco International, will transport and install 80 wind turbines for the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm.
Views: 868

Sarens helps Valhall decommissioning works

September 11 - Sarens has helped to remove decommissioned platform topsides formerly of the North Sea's Valhall oilfield complex, located off the coast of Norway.
Views: 776

DHL’s rapid response

September 11 - In partnership with the United Nations, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) has sent a disaster response team (DRT) to deliver emergency supplies to the Bahamas.
Views: 817

Texas places Konecranes order

September 11 - The port of Brownsville, USA, has placed an order with Konecranes for two Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes.
Views: 731

Zeamarine picks Rhenus for Dutch calls

September 11 - Rhenus Logistics has signed a contract with heavy lift shipping line Zeamarine for the provision of stevedoring and ship agency services at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1326

Astral supports drone services in Kenya

September 11 - Japanese drone manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company has contracted Astral Aerial Solutions, an affiliate of Astral Aviation, for last mile air cargo delivery in Kenya.
Views: 732

Gutormsen named CEO at Höegh Autoliners

September 10 - Ivar Myklebust has resigned as ceo at Norway-headquartered Höegh Autoliners, with Thor Jørgen Gutormsen appointed to take over the position.
Views: 994

Finnlines promotes from within

September 10 - Helsinki-headquartered ro-ro operator Finnlines has made a pair of managerial appointments.
Views: 845

Pauwgracht calls at Mackay

September 10 - A 230-tonne shiploader component, originally in use at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi’s (BMA) Hay Point coal terminal, has been uninstalled and shipped to Queensland’s port of Mackay, Australia.
Views: 1233

Saudia Cargo boosts network

September 9 - Saudia Cargo has added freighter flights in Africa and Europe as it looks to expand its global network.
Views: 831

Sleipnir lifts for Leviathan

September 9 - Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel, Sleipnir, has installed the topsides at Noble Energy’s Leviathan development in the Mediterranean Sea.
Views: 1048

Hellmann adds to management team

September 9 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Sven Eisfeld as managing director, Germany and Volker Sauerborn as chief operating officer of the company’s contract logistics division.
Views: 992

Multipurpose charter rates dip

September 9 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have fallen slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 976

Innovation begins SeaMade construction

September 6 - The offshore installation vessel Innovation has loaded out the first three wind turbine foundations and transition pieces for the SeaMade offshore wind farm.
Views: 1071

Antwerp forwarders team up

September 6 - Aneka and Edmond Van Dyck & Sons, two Antwerp-based freight forwarders, are merging their operations to create Steelduxx, a new entity that will be fully operational in 2020.
Views: 1255

Record shipment for Cargolux

September 6 - Cargolux Airlines, in cooperation with HNCA Logistics and European Logistics Partners (ELP), has transported a 10 m-long shaft from Luxembourg to Zhengzhou, China.
Views: 1110

Blue Water in turbine transport

September 6 - Blue Water Shipping has transported a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) steam turbine from Industrial Terminals in Houston to a BASF refinery in Port Arthur.
Views: 1366

BOCS Spirit readies for service

September 6 - Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) has added the multipurpose vessel BOCS Spirit to its fleet.
Views: 1183

ALE loads out in China

September 6 - ALE has loaded out an 18,000-tonne topside at a yard in Zhuhai, China.
Views: 1052

Crown Estate approves extension projects

September 5 - Seven UK offshore wind energy extension projects, with a combined output of 2.8 GW, will progress to the award of seabed rights, the Crown Estate has said.
Views: 1437

New brakes for Sleipnir cranes

September 5 - Pintsch Bubenzer has installed a set of Twin Safe TS800 brakes on two 10,000-tonne capacity revolving cranes on board the semi-submersible vessel Sleipnir.
Views: 1177

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Airships and drones prepare for lift-off

September 5 - There have been calls for increased levels of innovation in the airfreight sector. Drones may find their calling for smaller deliveries on project sites, or in remote surveying; airships could carve a niche in inaccessible areas. Ian Putzger reports.
Views: 2488

Tjallingii joins PRPA board

September 5 - The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) has named Frans Tjallingii as chairman of its board of directors, effective immediately.
Views: 1117

Daseke restructures management

September 5 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has initiated a comprehensive restructuring plan that includes a management reshuffle.
Views: 1179

TGP appoints Ollmann

September 4 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has named Martin Ollmann as its second managing director in Germany.
Views: 1273

Rhenus acquires PSL

September 4 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired UK-headquartered PSL Group.
Views: 1317

WWPC duo sends substation overseas

September 4 - Kaleido Logistics has cooperated with Quality Freight International to deliver a mobile substation from Spain to Panama.
Views: 1286

Port of Tyne granted AEO status

September 4 - The UK's port of Tyne has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status as part of its preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union (Brexit).
Views: 1128

Radek Malina receives Demag

September 4 - Czech Republic-based crane service provider Radek Malina has added a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1169

ESL adds Alppila to fleet

September 4 - Finland’s ESL Shipping has acquired the bulk carrier Alppila from SEB Leasing.
Views: 1197

MOL eyes Turkish steel market

September 3 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a memorandum of agreement with Turkish steel company, Tosyalı.
Views: 1159

Liza Destiny arrives in Guyana

September 3 - The Liza Destiny, Guyana’s first oil production vessel, has arrived at the Stabroek Block, according to Hess Corporation.
Views: 1272

Meriaura opens door for green shipping

September 3 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has signed an agreement with Stockholm Exergi for the transport of wood chips and wood pellets using its biofuel-powered EcoCoaster vessels.
Views: 1399

Townsville welcomes Gottwald crane

September 3 - Stevedoring company Townsville Marine Logistics, based at Australia’s port of Townsville, has acquired a mobile harbour crane (MHC) from Konecranes.
Views: 1601

GAC Malaysia wins Petronas licence

September 2 - Petronas has awarded GAC Malaysia a licence to provide bunkering, freight forwarding, shipping and non-bonded warehousing services for the country’s oil and gas sector.
Views: 1563

First joint shipment for DSV Panalpina

September 2 - Last week, DSV Panalpina delivered thrust reverser engine parts from Huntsville, USA to Luxembourg – the first shipment handled by the new organisation’s combined network.
Views: 1615

Construction progresses for Wagenborg newbuild

September 2 - The first sections of Royal Wagenborg’s newbuild multipurpose vessel have been transported from the construction hall to the quayside at the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard in the Netherlands.
Views: 1441

PSA acquires Penn Terminals

September 2 - PSA International has acquired Penn Terminals, located on the Delaware River in the USA, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners.
Views: 1361

Montrose appoints Hutchison

September 2 - Montrose Port Authority in the UK has named Tom Hutchison as its ceo, effective immediately.
Views: 1168

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