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Allseas takes to the skies

July 31 - July 31 - Allseas Global Logistics has launched a new dedicated airfreight division, Allair, led by the company's air freight manager, Sean Henson.
Views: 897
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SOHAR, so good

July 31 - July 31 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has been declared the most important link in Oman's commercial logistics industry by its chief executive officer, Jamal Aziz.
Views: 1025
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AAL adds Long Beach call

July 31 - July 31 - Austral Asia Line is extending its North Asia to Pacific Northwest/Canada project cargo liner service to include the US West Coast.
Views: 774
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Long road for Libava

July 31 - July 31 - Libava Trans Holding has handled the shipment of heavy equipment from Seoul, Korea to Estonia's port of Paldiski via the Port of Antwerp, and onwards to Karapalpakstan in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 649
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Hansaeng delivers to Iran

July 31 - July 31 - Hansaeng Express Co. has shipped a 502-tonne CO2 absorber and a 225-tonne converter from Kunsan in Korea to Assaluyeh, Iran.
Views: 754
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Three for Shanghai Bashi Yuexin

July 31 - July 31 - Shanghai Bashi Yuexin Logistics Development Co. has transported the main body of a diesel engine from the Ulsan port in Korea to Shanghai, China, where the engine was shipped to Kenya.
Views: 846
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FLS gets rig moving

July 31 - July 31 - Dubai based Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported a dismantled rig with a volume of about 11,000 cu m from Sattahip in Thailand to Oman's Sohar Port.
Views: 611
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Ports America looks to "K" Line

July 31 - July 31 - Ports America is to purchase a 30 percent stake in International Transportation Service (ITS) through a strategic partnership with "K" Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha).
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Report sees forwarding market decline

July 31 - Declining in value by 3.3 percent from 2012, the global freight forwarding market is facing major challenges as it fights to stay viable in a changing global environment, says Transport Intelligence in its latest report, 'Global Freight Forwarding 2014'.
Views: 709
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DSV profit up

July 30 - July 30 - DSV has posted a growth in profit for the period covering January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014.
Views: 1106
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SNS ships Somali crane

July 30 - July 30 - SNS International Transport is coordinating the transport of a 366-tonne Gottwald crane from Turkey to Somalia.
Views: 785
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Mixed results for Terex

July 30 - July 30 - "Our results for the second quarter and first six months of the year were mixed both from a business and geographical perspective," says Ron DeFeo, chairman and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation.
Views: 699
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Logwin delivers aid to Africa

July 30 - July 30 - Logwin has supported the Save the Children relief organisation by transporting around 10 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies from Amsterdam to the capital of the Central African Republic, Bangui.
Views: 606
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ALE completes Carrington project

July 30 - July 30 - ALE has completed a turnkey project to transport and install heavy equipment for the Carrington CCGT power station in Manchester, UK.
Views: 980
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Reshamsingh in record reactor move

July 30 - July 30 - India's Reshamsingh has handled the 1,500 km road transport of three 848-tonne VGO reactors from Kandla Port to the Bhatinda refinery.
Views: 768
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Georgia sees tonnage climb

July 29 - July 29 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved more than 29 million tonnes of cargo in its 2014 fiscal year (FY14), with over 700,000 auto and machinery units transported.
Views: 520
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Long Beach re-elects Drummond

July 29 - July 29 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners has re-elected Doug Drummond as president of the board for the next 12 months.
Views: 322
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German shipping's 'significant change'

July 29 - "In view of the unexpectedly long crisis, the German shipping industry is undergoing significant change," says Michael Behrendt, president of the German Shipowners Association (VDR), in its latest annual report.
Views: 438
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MetOcean predicts offshore conditions

July 29 - July 29 - MetOcean Solutions is set to launch its Ocean Motion Forecasts system - a product that delivers hour-by-hour predictions on how wave, current and weather conditions affect floating offshore facilities.
Views: 650
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Airbus milestone for Hamburg

July 29 - July 29 - The 200th shipment for Airbus' A320 final assembly line in Tianjin, China has been loaded onto the containership COSCO Hope at the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) container terminal Tollerort.
Views: 713
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Valemon topsides installed

July 28 - July 28 - The Statoil topsides for the Valemon field in the North Sea have been lifted into place on a steel jacket by the crane vessel Saipem 7000.
Views: 795
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Unexpected weak trading at Air Partner

July 28 - July 28 - Air Partner's freight division continues to show progress, albeit from a low base, but this was offset by weaker than expected group trading in the period since the company's AGM in June.
Views: 622
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Algeria calls for Van der Vlist

July 28 - July 28 - Van der Vlist has delivered 27 machines, including excavators, wheel loaders and bulldozers weighing a total of 1,000 tonnes, to Algeria.
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Martin Bencher ships dozen

July 28 - July 28 - Martin Bencher has shipped a 15,000 freight tonne project, including 12 engines each weighing 290 tonnes, from Italy to Port Isabel in Texas.
Views: 575
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B747-8F makes Stuttgart debut

July 28 - July 28 - Chapman Freeborn has successfully coordinated a B747-8F cargo charter to transport a 77-tonne load from Stuttgart, Germany to Houston in the USA.
Views: 575
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Costa Concordia arrives

July 28 - July 28 - Titan Salvage and Micoperi have confirmed that the Costa Concordia has been safely moored at the Port of Genoa Voltri in Italy, marking the completion of one of the largest maritime salvage jobs in history.
Views: 609
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GAC appoints Schensema

July 28 - July 28 - GAC has appointed Claus Schensema to take the helm of GAC North America Logistics in Houston, Texas.
Views: 915
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THT impresses Aramex and Tatweer

July 28 - July 28 - Turk Heavy Transport (THT) has recently handled an out-of-gauge consignment for Aramex Bahrain and Tatweer Petroleum.
Views: 776
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All change at Allseas

July 28 - July 28 - Allseas Global Logistics is starting an exciting new chapter in its development, following a change in ownership structure.
Views: 1112
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Belgium and Mexico cooperate

July 25 - July 25 - Belgium's Polytra and Portlog International Mexico, both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have worked together to transport outsize transformers from ABB Mexico to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Views: 603
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In 'ore' of Universal Transport

July 25 - July 25 - Universal Transport has delivered equipment destined for an iron ore mining project in Australia.
Views: 669
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McDermott wins Megalodon move

July 25 - July 25 - A McDermott International subsidiary has secured the contract to transport and install the Megalodon oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 473
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Record half-year for ABC

July 25 - July 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with a record performance in the first six months of 2014, transporting 188,354 tonnes of cargo across its international network, which is up 16 percent on the same period in 201
Views: 688
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Volga-Dnepr comes to the rescue

July 25 - July 25 - Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering and Logistics Centre (ELC) developed a special loading frame for Panalpina to move a 30-tonne shipment of oil and gas equipment onboard an IL-76TD-90VD.
Views: 756
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C.H. Robinson battles storm

July 25 - July 25 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has transported two tanks, weighing a total of 86.2 tonnes, for a mine construction project in Saskatchewan, Canada from Biggar to Bethune.
Views: 537
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Pontoons on Blue Water

July 25 - July 25 - Blue Water Shipping has transported two 4,500-tonne oil rig pontoons from the Philippines to Singapore on board Pan Ocean's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Sun Shine.
Views: 773
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R&B ships boat trio

July 25 - July 25 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered space on a multipurpose heavy lift vessel in order to ship three crewboats from Kobe, Japan to the Sharjah Hamriyah free zone port in the UAE.
Views: 627
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Tecade superstructure takes to the sea

July 25 - July 25 - A Tecade-manufactured offshore structure weighing 325 tonnes is being shipped from the port of Seville to Invergordon, Scotland for use in the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Views: 478
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Tuscor Lloyds heads to Libya

July 24 - July 24 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported an 80-tonne shipment of asphalt plant and scalping screen from Mexico to Libya via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 569
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SC&RA workshop scheduled

July 24 - July 24 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is to hold its Crane & Rigging Workshop from September 24-26 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Texas.
Views: 452
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Blue Water on the biogas

July 24 - July 24 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of equipment for a biogas plant in Horsens, Denmark for Swedish clean-tech company Malmberg.
Views: 777
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WLC transforms Ohio

July 24 - July 24 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) is in the process of delivering a 178-tonne transformer from the Port of Houston to the First Energy substation in Niles, Ohio.
Views: 632
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Crowley deal on the Horizon?

July 24 - July 24 - According to reports in the international media, Crowley Maritime Corporation is in talks to acquire Horizon Lines' facilities at the San Juan port, as well as its ships and routes to and from Puerto Rico.
Views: 488
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Hegmann heavy terminal approved

July 24 - July 24 - Hegmann-Gruppe of Sonsbeck has received approval to construct a new multimodal heavy cargo terminal in Wesel.
Views: 849
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OCTOPUS-Onboard Pan Ocean fleet

July 24 - July 24 - Korean shipping giant Pan Ocean has placed an order with Amarcon for two OCTOPUS-Onboard ship monitoring systems that will be installed aboard two of its semi-submersible heavy lift vessels.
Views: 805
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Double digits for Cargolux

July 23 - July 23 - Cargolux Airlines International is to take delivery of its tenth 747-8 freighter from Boeing.
Views: 383
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ADPC sees general cargo growth

July 23 - July 23 - General cargo moving through Abu Dhabi Ports Company's (ADPC) commercial ports has increased by 37 percent this year.
Views: 750
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Terex launches CTL 1600

July 23 - July 23 - Terex Cranes has introduced its new CTL 1600 luffing jib tower crane, which has two and a half times the load moment and a 10 m longer jib than the manufacturer's previous largest luffing jib tower crane.
Views: 703
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UTi names Andreyev

July 23 - July 23 - UTi Worldwide has appointed Naran Andreyev as senior manager of trade services for the company's Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 770
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DolWin beta on the move

July 23 - July 23 - Five of Smit Lamnalco's tugs have played a key role in the unberthing and float-over of the world's largest high-voltage direct current (HVDC) platform, DolWin Beta, at Drydocks World in Dubai.
Views: 627
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Harms Bergung on the double

July 22 - July 22 - Harms Bergung Transport und Heavylift's anchor handling tug AHT Orcus has towed Transocean's semisubmersible rig Development Driller II from the Gulf of Mexico offshore Port Fourchon to Palermo.
Views: 705
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DA XIN joins Coscol fleet

July 22 - July 22 - The 28,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessel DA XIN has joined the fleet of COSCO Shipping Co (Coscol).
Views: 676
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ICS appeals to Paris MOU

July 22 - July 22 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has written to the Paris MOU (memorandum of understanding) in order to draw attention to the global shipping industry's serious concern with respect to the sulphur emission control area (ECA) implement
Views: 765
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BBC scores Norwegian hat trick

July 22 - July 22 - The Norwegian port of Stavanger played host to three of BBC Chartering's vessels - BBC Fuji, BBC Northsea and BBC Romania - in one day.
Views: 863
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Ruslan delivers on time

July 22 - July 22 - Ruslan International has delivered an urgent shipment of ethanol production equipment from Canada to Brazil in time for a VIP opening ceremony.
Views: 476
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UTC ups Azeri operations

July 22 - July 22 - UTC Overseas has restructured its Baku-based Azerbaijan operation from UTC Overseas Ltd to UTC Caspian Ltd.
Views: 676
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Bad shipping loans threaten German banks

July 22 - July 22 - A report published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) claims that bad loans in the shipping sector held by German banks pose a concern to the country's overall banking system, ahead of the European Central Bank's upcoming Comprehensive Ass
Views: 743
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ANL in for Perkins service

July 21 - July 21 - ANL has reached agreement with Toll to take over the Perkins International Service from Toll effective early August 2014. The service which currently runs two vessels between Darwin, Dili and Singapore carries a mixture of container, breakbulk a
Views: 1005
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Dachser takes over in South Korea

July 21 - July 21 - In South Korea, Dachser has rebranded as Dachser Korea Inc following its acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of the shares in MGI & Dachser Inc, which was established in 2006, and moved into new offices in Seoul.
Views: 1140
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Regs4ships adds another digital product

July 21 - July 21 - Regs4ships has launched its 19th flag in its Digital Maritime Regulations (DMR) product and now offers a Luxembourg regulations product that contains all relevant flag state documentation along with digital copies of SOLAS, MARPOL and STCW, ILO
Views: 399
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Project cargo boost for Rotterdam

July 21 - July 21 - A 28.5 percent increase in the throughput of general goods at the port of Rotterdam in the first half of 2014 was attributed to the rise in demand for steel products and an increase in project cargo, particularly for the offshore industry.
Views: 441
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Peel Ports names Walters

July 21 - July 21 - Peel Ports Group has appointed Patrick Walters as group commercial director.
Views: 792
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Sabelatrans puts the pressure on

July 18 - July 18 - Sabelatrans Shipping Global has completed the transport of heavy equipment, including pressure vessels and fasteners, from Sharjah Hamriya, the UAE to Pakistan's Port Qasim.
Views: 530
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Southeast Asian success for Dimerco

July 18 - July 18 - Dimerco Express Group has launched Straits Continental Logistics, a joint venture with its Cambodian partner Straits International.
Views: 575
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Tyne call for WWL

July 18 - July 18 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has made its maiden call at the port of Tyne, near Newcastle in the UK, with a shipment from Asia.
Views: 871
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SOHAR looks to Singapore

July 17 - July 17 - SOHAR Port and Freezone has announced its intention to strengthen economic interests with global shipping powerhouse, Singapore.
Views: 1029
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Antonov looks elsewhere

July 17 - July 17 - According to reports in the international media, Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov is looking for new international partners after ceasing to do business with Russia following months of political tension.
Views: 512
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Another for Bertling in Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Bertling Logistics has opened a second office in Kurdistan, Iraq, in the town of Zakho.
Views: 758
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CEVA launches City of Energy

July 17 - July 17 - CEVA Logistics has opened the City of Energy: a new hub in the UAE's Jebel Ali Free Zone dedicated to the warehousing and handling of oil and gas products for the energy sector.
Views: 696
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Crane Worldwide expands presence

July 17 - July 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has begun further development in the EMEA region with new members of the team on board to assist with its forthcoming expansion plans.
Views: 940
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More for TIACA

July 16 - July 16 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed Amar More, senior vice president of Kale Logistics Solutions, to its board in order to help support wider adoption of e-freight.
Views: 877
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New wind tower transport option

July 16 - July 15 - Netherlands based Tower-Bridge has unveiled a brand new transport system for wind turbine tower sections.
Views: 768
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Port of Antwerp keeps up

July 16 - July 16 - The port of Antwerp handled 98,229,046 tonnes of freight in the first six months of 2014 - 2.7 percent more than the same period in 2013.
Views: 473
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DB Schenker expands in Africa

July 15 - July 15 - DB Schenker has opened a new office in Maputo, Mozambique, as well as integrating former Angolan partner Bochimar into the company's network.
Views: 684
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Sarens rebrands in America

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens USA and Sarens Canada have become the official trade names under which the Sarens Group will market its services in North America, replacing the previous names of Rigging International and Canada Crane Services.
Views: 1077
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Wagenborg powers ahead

July 15 - July 15 - Wagenborg has lifted and installed six 98.5-tonne absorbers at the jobsite of Statoil EGL in Etzel, Germany.
Views: 674
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Wind power growth stable

July 15 - July 15 - New analysis by the Worldwatch Institute shows that double-digit growth continued in the global wind energy market in 2013.
Views: 704
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Peter R?nna arrives in Duluth

July 15 - July 15 - BBC Chartering's Peter R?nna is discharging Siemens wind energy components at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority's Clure Public Marine Terminal.
Views: 573
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Solar challenge for Crowley

July 15 - July 15 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has transported a racing vehicle, El Wanabi, from San Juan to the US mainland on board its ro-ro barge Miami for the 2014 American Solar Challenge.
Views: 470
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Drewry: What will 2M mean?

July 15 - July 15 - Maersk and MSC have announced a vessel sharing agreement - 2M - that will replace their failed P3 alliance, which will compare well in size with the G6 and CKYH alliances. But, asks Drewry Maritime Research, what about CMA CGM?
Views: 639
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'Cat' purrs with CEA

July 14 - July 14 - CEA Projects has handled the shipment of a catamaran called Calypso Blue from Thailand to Australia.
Views: 556
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ICS assists Australian antitrust review

July 14 - July 14 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted comments, on behalf of the global shipping industry, to a comprehensive competition policy review being conducted by the Australian government.
Views: 570
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Steely job for Stella Line

July 14 - July 14 - Stella Line SA has handled the shipment of 18 empty steel tanks from Mexico's Veracruz Port to San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 696
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CGS reels it in

July 14 - July 14 - Carriage Global Singapore (CGS) has transported a 3,000 freight tonne shipment of wire reels from a jetty in Malaysia to a jetty in Korea.
Views: 574
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GAS brews up

July 14 - July 14 - Gulf Agency Services has handled the shipment of equipment for a new brewery processing and utility plant from Germany to Ethiopia.
Views: 641
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ISS appoints Schlaepfer

July 14 - July 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Henrique Schlaepfer as its new managing director in Brazil.
Views: 1001
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Antonov heats up

July 14 - July 14 - Antonov Airlines has arranged the transport of a 139-tonne heat exchanger from Germany to Canada on board an AN-255 freighter, the world's largest claimed aircraft.
Views: 595
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Houses on the move

July 14 - July 14 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services has completed the transport of 50 portable houses from Ras Al Khaima in the UAE to Manama, Bahrain by road.
Views: 758
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Scheuerle goes for gold

July 11 - On June 25, 2014 Scheuerle presented its new STB 550 side girder deck to UK based heavy haulage company Collett Transport at an event held at the trailer manufacturer's premises in Pfedelbach, Germany.
Views: 779
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Dutch ports under EU investigation

July 11 - July 11 - The European Commission (EC) has opened an "in-depth" investigation into tax exemptions granted to five Netherlands based ports, to verify that they are in line with European Union state aid rules.
Views: 430
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UTC promotes Knezevic

July 11 - July 11 - UTC Overseas has appointed Mirko Knezevic to the newly created position of global chief operating officer.
Views: 726
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IPS heads to the Caribbean

July 11 - July 11 - German project logistics service provider Integrated Project Services (IPS) has transported a 515-tonne converter to Point Lisas in Trinidad & Tobago.
Views: 766
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Rotterdam to welcome Pieter Schelte

July 11 - July 11 - Allseas Group and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement stating that the "biggest vessel in the world" Pieter Schelte will be completed at the Dutch port.
Views: 474
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Offshore wind benefits Cromarty Firth

July 11 - July 11 - The Port of Cromarty Firth's Invergordon Service Base has been chosen to handle the next phase of developments at the Moray Offshore wind farm and the Inchcape wind farm.
Views: 650
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TTS signs crane deal

July 11 - July 11 - Bergen, Norway headquartered TTS Group ASA has signed four contracts with China's Huanghai Shipbuilding for eight SWL 250 tonne capacity multipurpose cranes.
Views: 548
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New semi-sub for Coscol

July 11 - July 11 - Coscol (HK) Investment and Development Co. has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International Co. for the construction of a new 90,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel.
Views: 873
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Catty in Qatar

July 11 - July 11 - KG Shipping and Transportation Foreign Trade has moved catamarans and coast guard boats from the Antalya Free Zone Port to the Doha Port onboard a chartered ocean vessel.
Views: 684
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AAL gets XXL

July 11 - July 11 - AAL has successfully delivered and discharged one of the heaviest pieces of cargo the service has ever carried.
Views: 816
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Tuscor Lloyds on recovery road

July 10 - July 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a disassembled 137-tonne recovery boiler from Spain to Mexico.
Views: 717
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Crane Rental eyes Orlando

July 10 - July 10 - Crane Rental Corporation has lifted the 37.6-tonne hub of the new Orlando Eye observation wheel into place.
Views: 864
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Wind power success for Tradelossa

July 10 - July 10 - For the past two months, Tradelossa has been carrying out the transportation of one for the most important wind projects in Mexico: Sureste II.
Views: 447
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Chilly chartering for Compass

July 10 - July 10 - Compass Forwarding has chartered the world's largest aircraft - the Antonov An-225 Mriya - to deliver critical construction supplies to Qatar's capital city.
Views: 595
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Lines respond to P3 knock back

July 10 - July 10 - Following the sinking of the P3 alliance by the Chinese authorities last month, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced a ten-year vessel sharing agreement (VSA) on the Asia-Europe, transatlantic and transpacific trad
Views: 608
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CEE breaks the mould

July 10 - July 10 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions and Intermax Logistics Solutions have jointly completed the transportation of heavy moulds from the Taicang Factory in Jiangsu, China to Syria's Tartous Port via the port of Shanghai.
Views: 844
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Heerema opts for K-Sim

July 9 - July 9 - Heerema Marine Contractors has selected Kongsberg Maritime's K-Sim offshore simulation platform to enhance the company's crane operator training, as well as ensure the safe and efficient execution of its heavy lift operations.
Views: 707
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NIRAS cashes in on wind farm future

July 9 - July 9 - In conjunction with Vattenfall, Maersk Broker, DTU-Wind and The Welding Institute (TWI), Denmark headquartered consultancy company NIRAS is developing a process tool - ODIN-WIND - to optimise the decommissioning of offshore wind turbines.
Views: 580
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New office for WWL

July 9 - July 9 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new office in Yangon, Myanmar after entering a joint venture with Carrier King Logistics.
Views: 527
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SAL Heavy Lift adds two

July 8 - July 8 - SAL Heavy Lift has added two ships of Type 116 to its fleet to serve clients with lift requirements of up to 900 tonnes.
Views: 984
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Total chooses GAC

July 8 - July 8 - Total E&P has appointed GAC South Africa to provide shipping and logistics support for its drilling project off the coast of South Africa, which began in June.
Views: 859
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EMS-Fehn-Group takes two

July 8 - July 8 - The EMS-Fehn-Group has acquired two additional coasters - Fehn Companion and Fehn Caledonia - which are sister ships to its existing coasters, Catania, Norwind, Norwave and Fehn Courage.
Views: 591
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Nicaragua Canal route unveiled

July 8 - July 8 - The Nicaraguan government and the company behind plans to build the proposed canal to link the Pacific and Atlantic, Hong Kong Nicaragua Development (HKND) Investment Co., have settled on a route.
Views: 703
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New director for Hansa Meyer

July 8 - July 8 - Henrique Wohltmann has joined Hansa Meyer Global Transport as its new director of projects and services.
Views: 596
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WACO snaps into action

July 8 - July 8 - Two saltwater crocodiles have taken a 12,000 km trip to a new home with the help of WACO members, Mainfreight International in Australia and Freightworks in the UAE.
Views: 607
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Denmark takes a bullet

July 8 - July 8 - Wagenborg has handled the factory to foundation transport of eight LPG bullet tanks from the place of manufacture in Willebroek, Belgium to the Shell oil terminal in Fredericia, Denmark, writes Arjumand Qobil.
Views: 752
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Romania watches LR 11000 premiere

July 7 - July 7 - One of the first models of the new 1000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane has made its way to the Petrom refinery in Plojesti, where it is being used by Austrian heavy load contractor Felbermayr to hoist several steel columns into th
Views: 712
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UN calls for full TIR reinstatement

July 7 - July 7 - The United Nations TIR Executive Board (TIRExB), in the framework of its 59th session, has called on the Russian government to lift current TIR restrictions and fully reinstate the TIR System on the whole territory of the Russian Federation witho
Views: 435
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Four for Damen

July 7 - July 7 - Atlantic Towing (USA) has selected newly-designed, ice-strengthened PSV 5000 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group to meet its demanding 10-year offshore support contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Comp
Views: 646
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Barge sinks with all cargo lost

July 7 - July 7 - Augustea Maritime Transportation Ltd has confirmed that the AMT Explorer cable barge, whilst under tow by the tug Red Husky, carrying a cargo of electrical wires has capsized off the coast of Italy with the loss of all cargo.
Views: 450
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ICS suggests ballast water reform

July 7 - July 7 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - in co-operation with a coalition of international shipping organisations - has submitted a paper to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that proposes a means of overcoming the serious implem
Views: 476
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Trident targets shipping's sulphur

July 7 - July 7 - Today has seen the formation of the Trident Alliance - a shipping industry initiative for the enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations.
Views: 445
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ThyssenKrupp steels the show

July 7 - July 7 - ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe has begun the modernisation of its Duisburg-Bruckhausen steel plant.
Views: 769
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MEA chooses Kongsberg's port simulator

July 4 - June 4 - Kongsberg GlobalSim has been awarded a contract from the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) of Montreal, Canada to supply several K-Sim lift training simulators for heavy lift port equipment.
Views: 680
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Cooperation in construction

July 4 - July 4 - Cruz Logistics and First Global Logistics have worked together to handle the shipment of construction material for Arabtec Consolidated Contractors (ACC).
Views: 839
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Damco appoints Knudsen

July 4 - July 4 - Global freight forwarder and logistics provider Damco has appointed Thomas Knudsen as regional head of its Asia business.
Views: 834
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Another busy month for Aaras

July 4 - July 4 - It was another busy month for Aaras Shipping Agencies, with the handling of five breakbulk/general cargo vessels and movement of more than 43,499 tonnes of cargo at Pakistan's Karachi port.
Views: 592
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Launch day for Roerborg

July 4 - July 4 - Royal Wagenborg's 23,000 dwt multipurpose dry cargo vessel Roerborg is scheduled for launch today at the production site of Ferus Smit Shipyards in Leer, Germany.
Views: 476
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Outlook for air cargo stabilises

July 4 - July 4 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago.
Views: 1070
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Bahri-Vela merger approved

July 4 - July 4 - General cargo carrier National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has obtained the approval of its extraordinary general assembly to merge with the fleet and operations of Vela International Marine Limited.
Views: 872
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Drewry: cost reductions are priority

July 3 - July 3 - As box carriers battle with the pressure of falling rates, Drewry Maritime Research's Q2 2014 Container Forecaster highlights that there is a widening gap between the positive financials of the few carriers focused on cutting costs and the rest o
Views: 948
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Cape Town calls for Volga-Dnepr

July 3 - July 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD freighters have delivered more than 80 tonnes of oil and gas equipment to Cape Town in South Africa.
Views: 801
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North American first for Hamburg

July 3 - July 3 - Canada's Port of Halifax has joined the Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) organisation as its first member from North America.
Views: 854
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Perfect foil for GAC Pindar

July 3 - July 3 - Marine and sport leisure logistics company GAC Pindar has been appointed the official logistics provider for the new Foiling Week event, which takes place ion Lake Garda, Italy from July 4-10.
Views: 727
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OXL restructuring approved

July 3 - July 3 - Heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL has satisfied Belgian administrators and its creditors that it is credible ongoing concern, having restructured the operational and strategic sides of its business.
Views: 807
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Turkish delight for Alcor

July 3 - July 3 - Alcor Marine Construction and Special Transportation has transported a Liebherr gantry crane by barge from Derince Port to Evyap Port, which Alcor claims is the biggest cargo ever moved by barge in Turkey.
Views: 826
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Angolan JV for Intermarine

July 3 - July 3 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a joint venture with Angolan company Transtar Transitario LDA to form Transmarine.
Views: 781
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Fast & Direct mining move

July 2 - July 2 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions Services has completed the first shipment of heavy and OOG mining construction equipment from Jebel Ali Port to Sohar, Oman by road.
Views: 645
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Locomotion for BBC in Mozambique

July 2 - July 2 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Xingxang has delivered ten heavy-duty locomotives to Mozambique for the Nacala corridor railroad.
Views: 705
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BigLift opens in Germany

July 2 - July 2 - BigLift Shipping has opened a new office in Steinkirchen, Germany, which will be headed up by Hans J
Views: 671
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High five for Goldhofer

July 2 - July 2 - Goldhofer has delivered its fifth Faktor 5 high girder bridge to UK based Allelys Heavy Haulage during its Innovation Days event, which was held from June 26-27 at its facility in Memmingen, Germany.
Views: 1564
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VEKA duo ready for action

July 2 - July 2 - Two new VEKA pontoons have arrived in Rotterdam from China, for delivery to Royal Wagenborg and Muller Dordrecht later this month.
Views: 456
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PCN achieves ISO awards

July 1 - July 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) head office has been awarded the ISO 14001 Environmental Management standard and renewed its ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification.
Views: 607
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Terex on the double in Kuwait

July 1 - July 1 - Heavy lifting contractor Integrated Logistics Company has used two Terex cranes to lift a 200-tonne bridge girder beam in Kuwait.
Views: 799

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