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  • Caldwell supplies customised beam for BAS
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    Caldwell supplies customised beam for BAS

    2020-01-20T10:55:00Z

    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.

  • Mammoet completes ALE takeover
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    Mammoet completes ALE takeover

    2020-01-08T08:55:00Z

    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.

  • Looking back on 2019
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    Looking back on 2019

    2019-12-24T09:25:00Z

    Reporting on the heavy lift and project forwarding sector over the course of 2019 has been a pleasure. Everyone at HLPFI would like to extend their gratitude to those that have continued to support this title in what has proven to be a tumultuous year.

  • Vossmann opts for Broshuis low loaders
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    Vossmann opts for Broshuis low loaders

    2019-12-10T13:05:00Z

    Netherlands-based trailer manufacturer Broshuis has delivered a series of trailers to Germany’s Vossmann Logistik.

  • Sulphur 2020: A perfect storm?
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    Sulphur 2020: A perfect storm?

    2019-12-09T09:20:00Z

    Low-sulphur fuel regulations have the potential to present the perfect storm for litigators dealing with disputes between owners, charterers and bunker suppliers in cases of non-compliance, warns Hill Dickinson.

  • Wind turbine OEMs to consolidate positions
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    Wind turbine OEMs to consolidate positions

    2019-11-25T10:30:00Z

    Industry analyst Wood Mackenzie expects the top five leading wind turbine OEMs to control three quarters of the sector by 2028. 

  • DPDHL and Total target sustainable logistics
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    DPDHL and Total target sustainable logistics

    2019-10-18T11:50:00Z

    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.

  • THLG heads to Helsinki for first customer event
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    THLG heads to Helsinki for first customer event

    2019-10-14T10:20:00Z

    The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) is holding its inaugural customer day to help its members offer better services to clients.

  • 4D Supply Chain Consulting enters the market
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    4D Supply Chain Consulting enters the market

    2019-10-04T14:55:00Z

    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.

  • Marguisa calls in Calabar
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    Marguisa calls in Calabar

    2019-10-03T08:25:00Z

    Last week, Marguisa docked its first container ship at the port of Calabar in Nigeria.

  • AAL adds four MPVs
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    AAL adds four MPVs

    2019-10-02T12:50:00Z

    Singapore-headquartered carrier AAL will add 133,000 dwt of multipurpose tonnage to its fleet.

  • New CFO for Zeamarine
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    New CFO for Zeamarine

    2019-10-02T10:25:00Z

    Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as chief financial officer (cfo) of Zeamarine, effective immediately.

  • Chapman Freeborn and Maximus Air team up
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    Chapman Freeborn and Maximus Air team up

    2019-08-19T15:30:00Z

    Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Maximus Air Cargo have transported a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine to Addu Atoll in the Maldives.

  • Houston readies for PCB 2020
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    Houston readies for PCB 2020

    2019-08-13T12:15:00Z

    The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) – a new event for the project logistics supply chain – will take place in Houston during April next year.

  • Ian Martin Jones passes away
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    Ian Martin Jones passes away

    2019-06-17T18:05:00Z

    We are sad to report that Ian Martin Jones, ex-HLPFI editor, passed away peacefully earlier today.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating challenging times
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating challenging times

    2019-06-04T12:10:00Z

    As risks to the global market economy stack up, HLPFI highlights some of the major challenges facing forwarders and shipping lines operating in the project logistics sector.

  • Martin Bencher universally certified
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    Martin Bencher universally certified

    2019-05-31T11:20:00Z

    All of Martin Bencher’s 29 offices across 19 countries have been certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.

  • BNSF handles boiler move
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    BNSF handles boiler move

    2018-10-18T11:30:00Z

    BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of a boiler, weighing 255,000 lbs (115.7 tonnes), from Houston, Texas to Hawesville, Kentucky.

  • Entrec eyes Capstan acquisition
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    Entrec eyes Capstan acquisition

    2018-08-20T13:10:00Z

    Entrec has signed a letter of intent to acquire Alberta, Canada-based Capstan Hauling.

  • Walker steps up at RSS
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    Walker steps up at RSS

    2018-08-20T13:00:00Z

    Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has appointed Davey Walker as business development director (Scotland), effective August 20.