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Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide  

January 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics, has appointed Ivan Liso as director of projects, EPC and Marine, for the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) regions. 
Views: 225

Neeb builds bridges with Terex

January 17 - Neeb Crane has used a 500-tonne capacity Demag AC 500-8 all-terrain cranefor a bridge expansion project over the A1 freeway near Cologne, Germany.
Views: 221

ABC flies high with XL cargoes

January 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw its volumes of ‘special commodities’ increase by over 25 percent in 2018.
Views: 154

OIA appoints Lovetro

January 17 - Keith Lovetro has been appointed ceo at OIA Global, the Portland, USA-based supply chain management company.
Views: 204

SAL delivers multi-load

January 17 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported multiple vessels from the port of Genoa Italy to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 275

ALE returns to Texas topside

January 16 - ALE has placed the second of three modules on top of an offshore topside in Texas, USA.
Views: 471

STS crane loaded at Bilbao

January 16 - Grupo Altius has coordinated the loading of a fully erected ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of Bilbao, Spain in cooperation with Marítima Davila and Toro y Betolaza.
Views: 397

Meriaura appoints two

January 16 - Meriaura Group has appointed Bengt-Erik Rosin as managing director and Ville Koskinen as managing director of VG-Shipping, its ship management subsidiary.
Views: 389

Weldex expands fleet with Liebherr

January 16 - UK-based crane contractor Weldex has taken delivery of a 1,000-tonne lifting capacity LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 355

DSV makes move on Panalpina

January 16 - Denmark’s DSV has made an offer to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina for approximately CHF170 (USD172) per share.
Views: 916

Drewry remains neutral on multipurpose prospects

January 15 - For those involved in the supply of multipurpose shipping services, there was little to get excited about in a webinar, hosted by maritime consultancy, Drewry, earlier today.
Views: 658

ABP steels itself with new contract

January 15 - UK freight forwarding company R.M. Maritime has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to handle steel at the port of Immingham.
Views: 505

Stingl steps up at Panalpina

January 15 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Stingl as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe.
Views: 545

Rosyth welcomes MHC

January 15 - The port of Rosyth, which is owned by Forth Ports, has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 657

Monpe moves with Faymonville

January 15 - Monpe Ventures Heavy Haulage has used its ModulMax axle lines from Faymonville to move a 125-tonne suction pile in Ghana.
Views: 444

Final Deutsche Bucht foundations depart Cuxport

January 15 - Cuxport Terminal in Germany welcomed Seajacks’ installation vessel Scylla on December 30 to load the final foundation structures for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
Views: 478

Crowley adds service capacity

January 15 - Crowley Logistics has increased the cargo capacity of its services between northeastern USA, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin.
Views: 542

Magdalena moves to Noatum Castellón

January 15 - Óscar Magdalena has been appointed director of Noatum Terminal Castellón in Spain, after spending three years at the helm of Noatum Terminal Málaga.
Views: 427

Xellz eyes African market

January 14 - Xellz Operations intends to open an office in Lagos, Nigeria during the first quarter of 2019.
Views: 662

Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 869

Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery

January 14 - Danish heavy-duty equipment manufacturer N.C. Nielsen has delivered a reachstacker capable of lifting 152 tons (137.9 tonnes) to Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 827

Puig steps up at Noatum

January 14 - Noatum Logistics, a division of Noatum Maritime, has appointed Sergi Puig as director of its Barcelona office.
Views: 547

Liebherr R 1800-1.0 put to the test

January 14 - Liebherr has successfully tested the load-bearing capability of its LR 1800-1.0 crawler crane, which was launched by the manufacturer in mid-2018.
Views: 558

Sentences announced in Jasmine case

January 11 - Four individuals convicted over a corruption plot relating to ConocoPhillips' Jasmine North Sea oil exploration project have avoided prison after the judge suspended the sentences.
Views: 951

AntwerpXL plans conference agenda

January 11 - The organiser behind the AntwerpXL exhibition, Easyfairs, has teamed up with Meantime Communications to finalise the seminar and content programme for the three-day event.
Views: 906

Hansa's woes continue

January 11 - Six of Hansa Heavy Lift’s multipurpose vessels have been arrested, according to a spokesperson from the preliminary administrator appointed to oversee the carrier’s insolvency proceedings.
Views: 1391

Senior appointment at Hapag-Lloyd

January 11 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Maximilian Rothkopf as the group’s chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 815

Atakaş adds Konecranes unit

January 11 - Turkey’s Atakaş Port Business has acquired a rail-mounted mobile harbour crane from Konecranes.
Views: 1046

Antonov extends SALIS contract

January 11 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Antonov Company have agreed a three-year contract extension for the provision of airfreight support for the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 837

BIMCO takes aim at piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

January 11 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has called on the European Union (EU), China and the USA to join forces and support counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Guinea.
Views: 907

Jan De Rijk renews haulage fleet

January 10 - The Netherlands-based, Jan De Rijk Logistics has acquired 80 DAF trucks as part of its fleet expansion and renewal programme.
Views: 859

Terex makes Swiss sale

January 10 - Interkran has added a Demag AC 100-4L crane from Terex to its fleet.
Views: 1227

Cats fly with Osprey

January 10 - UK-based Osprey Heavy Lift has made a second visit to the Isle of Wight to assist Wight Shipyard Company relocate a catamaran, weighing 72 tonnes, from its fabrication shed to the River Medina.
Views: 961

Mammoet gears up in Mozambique

January 9 - Mammoet has mobilised a fleet of heavy lifting and transport equipment, along with specialised staff, to Mocímboa da Praia in Mozambique.
Views: 1204

Airbus moves with Faymonville  

January 9 - Czech Republic-based Pavel Švestka has transported a dismantled Airbus A320 from Ostrava to Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia using a Faymonville CombiMAX trailer. 
Views: 1225

NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement

January 9 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has expanded its existing operating agreement with Atlas Air to include three additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 1034

Class 8 orders decline in December

January 9 - Preliminary data from ACT Research has signalled a decline in North American Class 8 heavy-duty truck orders for December 2018.
Views: 948

Oaktree invests in Watco

January 9 - Oaktree Capital Management has formed a strategic partnership with Watco Companies that will see the Los Angeles-based private equity firm invest USD450 million in the Kansas-heaquartered transportation company.
Views: 1392

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Demand and innovation blossom in haulage sector

January 8 - Demand in the USA for heavy-duty prime movers has shown little sign of abating. Industry analyst Freight Transportation Research (FTR) has reported continued growth in North American Class 8 orders for October 2018, writes David Kershaw.
Views: 1113

Aqualis sets up Australian office  

January 8 - Aqualis Offshore has set up an office in Perth, Western Australia, to support oil and gas developments in the Australasia region. 
Views: 1194

Dan-Czech delivers overnight 

January 8 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered a machinery part, weighing 34 tonnes, from Prague to the river port of Melnik, Czech Republic. 
Views: 1114

Equipment fit for a Viking

January 8 - Irlequip has supplied a 50-tonne capacity Grove GMK3050 mobile crane and equipment from Modulift to lift handcrafted boats in Wicklow, Ireland.
Views: 1333

McNally joins GTMaritime

January 8 - Maritime software specialist GTMaritime has appointed Mike McNally as its sales and marketing director.
Views: 1088

HLPFI launches Heavy Lift Awards

January 8 - Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) has established the Heavy Lift Awards to recognise and reward excellence in complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 996

Boskalis dons Cape 

January 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a pre-construction agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.
Views: 1474

Faymonville acquires Stürzer

January 7 - Faymonville has purchased commercial vehicle dealer Stürzer Heavy Trucks, effective January 2, 2019.
Views: 1188

Kastrup steps up at APL

January 7 - APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has appointed Lars Kastrup as ceo. 
Views: 1300

LiftWerx launches BoxHook crane

January 7 - LiftWerx Solutions, a specialist in heavy lift technology and lifting solutions for wind turbine repair works, has launched the BoxHook up-tower crane. 
Views: 1362

Seko acquires GoodShip

January 7 - Seko Logistics has purchased Chicago-based freight forwarder and Customs brokerage, GoodShip International.
Views: 1115

Emslie appointed at Swain

January 7 - David Emslie has been appointed by the Swain Group as its strategic development director.
Views: 1040

Stevens Towing rolls from Portland

January 4 - Stevens Towing has transported equipment for tissue manufacturing from the port of Portland, Maine to Charleston, South Carolina on behalf of HLI Rail & Rigging.
Views: 1671

Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment

January 4 - Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019, as long as the industry fulfils its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities, according to accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. 
Views: 1587

Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects  

January 4 - Global shipping consultancy Drewry is hosting a free webinar later this month, looking at the recent trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both the breakbulk and project cargo sectors. 
Views: 1580

Samskip takes lead in Seashuttle project

January 4 - Multimodal logistics provider Samskip has been named lead partner in Seashuttle – a project that aims to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to market.
Views: 1614

Hareket handles Turakurgan delivery

January 4 - Hareket Heavy Lifting & Transportation has handled the delivery of components for the Turakurgan combined-cycle power plant in Uzbekistan.
Views: 1443

One year on, what has been the impact of the ELD mandate?

January 3 - Research from DAT Solutions has suggested that the number of active carriers in the US commercial motor vehicle sector has grown at a faster rate following the implementation of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.
Views: 1626

Titzrath to stay at HHLA

January 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has extended Angela Titzrath’s contract as chairwoman of the executive board from September 2019 to October 2024.
Views: 1476

Rosatom to manage NSR

January 3 - Rosatom has been appointed as Russia’s management authority for the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 1705

CEVA appoints Neri

January 3 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Gianclaudio Neri as managing director of its Italy cluster.
Views: 1519

OuYang 1 jacks it up 

January 3 - Aqualis Offshore has completed the jacking trial of the wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1. 
Views: 1663

DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 1894

Red Wolf moves Wild Thing

January 2 - Red Wolf Global (RWG) has moved a 10.2-tonne yacht overland approximately 2,000 km from Phuket to the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya on the Gulf of Siam, Thailand.
Views: 1715

TTS wins Cosco contract

January 2 - Norway’s TTS Group has been awarded a NOK 102 million (USD11.7 million) contract with Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard Company in China for five sets of cargo cranes and hatch covers.
Views: 1790

BigLift handles jack-up move

January 2 - The Netherlands-headquartered BigLift Shipping has transported a 11,700-tonne jack-up platform from Flushing to West Africa using its heavy transport vessel BigLift Barentsz.
Views: 1645

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