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Gustav Seeland spins into Hamburg

November 30 - November 30 - Germany headquartered Gustav Seeland - a member of the Big Move network - has completed the delivery of an 80-tonne propeller from Waren an der Müritz to Hamburg in just one night.
Views: 802
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Triple test for Goldhofer

November 30 - November 30 - Guna Teguh Abadi (GTA) Construction has used two Goldhofer PST/SL self-propelled trailer combinations in three mega-projects in Indonesia, including the construction of a fertiliser production plant and a natural gas processing plant, and th
Views: 552
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ACS grows in Germany

November 30 - November 30 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) German operation is expanding into new premises in Frankfurt.
Views: 321
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MacGregor to supply CLdN

November 27 - November 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been contracted by Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver ro-ro access equipment packages for two ro-ro carriers currently under construction for Luxembourg based operator CLdN.
Views: 395
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APM expands Jordan hub

November 27 - November 27 - APM Terminals has completed the extension of Aqaba Logistics Village at Jordan's Port of Aqaba, creating new yards that will be used for storing project cargo, as well as containers, cars and timber.
Views: 632
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Big Cat purrs with Mammoet

November 27 - November 27 - Mammoet has transported a fully-assembled Caterpillar 797 haul truck from Fort McKay, Canada to a mining site in the region for Finning International.
Views: 624
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Marlboro ups capacity

November 27 - November 27 - South African company Marlboro Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane.
Views: 545
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Sarjak on the double

November 27 - November 27 - Sarjak Container Lines has coordinated the transport of two large storage tanks from India to Kenya.
Views: 698
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Thorco takes five

November 27 - November 27 - Thorco Shipping has acquired five 18,000 dwt modern tweendeckers, each equipped with three 80-tonne capacity cranes.
Views: 822
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Cargolux approves extra pilots

November 27 - November 27 - Against a background of ongoing discussions with unions regarding a new collective work agreement (CWA), the Cargolux board of directors has agreed a significant expansion strategy for the airline.
Views: 549
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Faymonville US business soars

November 26 - November 26 - Berard Transportation has said that its new HighwayMAX trailer from Faymonville is working well on a number of projects, due to its superior strength and capacity.
Views: 502
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Christmas tree rises with Universal

November 26 - November 26 - Universal Transport has transported an 18 m high Christmas tree from Thuringia to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.
Views: 477
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Air Partner inks UAE deal

November 26 - November 26 - Air Partner has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Cargo Integrators (ACI), which will see the two companies work together to develop their freight charter and global airfreight products.
Views: 805
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ASEAN-China agreement revised

November 26 - November 26 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have signed an agreement to amend and update the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Views: 803
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Thorco Logic launched

November 26 - November 26 - Thorco Shipping's latest newbuild vessel Thorco Logic has been launched by Honda Heavy Industries in Japan.
Views: 951
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Manica handles hopper

November 26 - November 26 - Manica Logistics has acted as port agent to assist Walvis Bay Stevedoring (WBS) in receiving a custom-designed hopper on board the MACS vessel, Green Mountain.
Views: 705
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Australian cabotage reforms rejected

November 26 - November 26 - Australia's senate has rejected proposed changes to coastal shipping laws that would have allowed foreign-flagged vessels more access to the country's ports.
Views: 676
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Out with the old, in with the new

November 25 - November 25 - Finland headquartered crane services company Havator has used a Terex CC 6800 lattice boom crawler crane to replace an old riding ring with a new one at a pelletising plant in Kiruna, Sweden.
Views: 864
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Spedman on the boil

November 25 - November 25 - Spedman Global Logistics has coordinated the transport of four boilers and accessories to a power plant in Poland.
Views: 913
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ICS concerns over BWM roll-out

November 25 - November 25 - Following ratification by Indonesia, the IMO secretary general has said that the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention will enter into force worldwide from November 24, 2016.
Views: 556
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Grove on track in Singapore

November 25 - November 25 - Hiap Tong Crane & Transport has supplied a four-axle Grove GMK4100 crane to China Railway to assist with the construction of the new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) metro line in Singapore.
Views: 652
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Steder goes ro-ro

November 24 - November 24 - Steder Group has transported a Hitachi EX1200 excavator from the customer's quay in the Netherlands to a terminal in Belgium for shipment by ro-ro vessel to South America.
Views: 963
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Ekin in Turkish transformation

November 24 - November 24 - Ekin Heavy & Project Transportation has moved a transformer through Turkey by road to a power station in Hakkari.
Views: 757
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Parker up at Clecat

November 24 - November 24 - Member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) board, Steve Parker, has been appointed president of the Brussels based European association for forwarding, transport, logistics and Customs services, Clecat.
Views: 856
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Pipe flies with New Sign

November 24 - November 24 - New Sign Logistics has coordinated the transport of a heavy pipe for use in the subsea oil and gas industry from Malaysia to Luxembourg.
Views: 923
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Blue Water flows into Italy

November 24 - November 24 - Blue Water Shipping has formed a joint venture with Priano Marchelli - Blue Water PM - to provide logistics services within the oil and gas and industrial sectors in Italy.
Views: 666
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Run of the mill for Freja

November 24 - November 24 - Freja Transport & Logistics has coordinated the shipment of equipment for a pulp and paper mill, including 2,900 cu m of steel material, from Estonia to Sweden.
Views: 659
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Mammoet sets wheel in motion

November 24 - November 24 - Mammoet has formed a joint venture with Dutch engineering company Starneth to design and construct the New York Wheel - a giant observation wheel that is scheduled for completion by 2017.
Views: 433
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Scheuerle ships to South Korea

November 23 - November 23 - Scheuerle has delivered a ship section transporter with an 800-tonne payload to South Korea for use at Sungdong Group's shipyard premises in the coastal city of Tongyoung.
Views: 801
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Enerpac unveils new gantry

November 23 - November 23 - Enerpac has revealed its SL400 hydraulic gantry, which it says is the company's highest capacity bare cylinder gantry.
Views: 363
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High five for PCN

November 23 - November 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) held its fifth annual summit from November 15-18 at the Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn in Bangkok, Thailand.
Views: 1124
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Tragedy strikes Volga-Dnepr

November 23 - November 23 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has confirmed that six of its crew members lost their lives during the terror attack in Bamako, Mali on November 20.
Views: 619
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ProvPort plays offshore wind part

November 23 - November 23 - Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are establishing a new temporary manufacturing facility at Rhode Island's Port of Providence (ProvPort), for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island wind farm.
Views: 1035
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Prangl celebrates century

November 20 - November 20 - Prangl has used its self-propelled heavy-duty module, PSF3000, and PFTV 300 blade transporter to move its 100th wind turbine blade.
Views: 427
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Bronka ready for business

November 20 - November 20 - With a Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour crane installed at the end of September 2015, the first phase of construction at Russia's new deepwater Port of Bronka is now complete.
Views: 1037
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ABC adds Atlanta

November 20 - November 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter flights to Atlanta.
Views: 803
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Daewon steams across Asia

November 20 - November 20 - Daewon Logipia has coordinated the shipment of a number of heavy units, weighing around 100 tonnes, from Masan, South Korea to Ciwandan in Indonesia.
Views: 471
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Ceva opens Brazilian HQ

November 20 - November 20 - Ceva Logistics has opened a new South American headquarters and the company's fourth Center of Logistics Excellence in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 558
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Terex raises the roof

November 20 - November 20 - Ingolstadt based Autodienst Eineder has used its Terex Explorer 5800 all-terrain crane to hoist a number of flat roof sections in Gaimersbach, Germany.
Views: 570
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HAE Group acquires Groupair

November 19 - November 19 - The HAE Group has acquired its long-standing partner in South Africa, Groupair.
Views: 586
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Santin calls on CombiMAX

November 19 - November 19 - Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Santin Equipamentos has invested in a CombiMAX trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 537
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Tutt Bryant raises game

November 19 - November 19 - Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift has taken delivery of Australia's first Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane, equipped with variable position counterweight (VPC) technology.
Views: 845
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WLC on the right track

November 19 - November 19 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of a 178-tonne transformer by rail from the Port of Houston, Texas to Grafton, Ohio.
Views: 645
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ISS to defend itself against US lawsuit

November 19 - November 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) says it will 'vigorously defend its good name' following yesterday's announcement by the US Department of Justice that the US government has joined a lawsuit against the UK-headquartered company and a number
Views: 813
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Hybrid airship plan approved

November 19 - November 19 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Lockheed Martin's project specific certification plan for the hybrid airship.
Views: 516
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Ekin in big Cat project

November 18 - November 18 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has delivered a consignment of Caterpillar pipelayers for the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project in Turkey.
Views: 544
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Bengal powers ahead

November 18 - November 18 - Bengal Electric has completed the discharge of a 219-tonne stator frame and a 119-tonne turbine in Bangladesh.
Views: 844
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Freighters fly to ABC

November 18 - November 18 - Boeing has delivered two 747-8 freighters to AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group.
Views: 767
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Big builds for C.H. Robinson

November 18 - November 18 - C.H. Robinson has signed a seven-year lease with Liberty Property Trust on an office building and warehouse of around 22,000 sq m, located at 333 Howard Avenue in Des Plaines, Illinois.
Views: 204
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WSS makes crude delivery

November 18 - November 18 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has coordinated the transport of equipment for crude processing units in Fujairah, UAE.
Views: 727
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Ground broken on Crowley terminal

November 18 - November 18 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services has broken ground on a USD48.5 million construction project for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 739
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Robert Wynn and MTS join forces

November 18 - November 18 - Marine and Towage Services Group (MTS) has worked together with Robert Wynn & Sons to deliver nine transformers for the UK's Western Link project.
Views: 491
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Nordana Sea to set sail

November 18 - November 18 - Nordana Sea - the third vessel in a series of six ships to be delivered to Symphony Shipping and subsequently chartered out to Nordana - will be launched by the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany on December 11, 2015.
Views: 1120
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BBC hopes to strike gold

November 18 - November 18 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Brisbane has shipped a consignment of building material and equipment to Nunavut, Canada for the Hope Bay gold mine project.
Views: 675
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Satellite takes to sky on AN-124

November 18 - November 18 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown the Türksat 4B communications satellite from Japan to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board an AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 809
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Antwerp welcomes Fednav first

November 18 - November 18 - Fednav's next-generation vessel Federal Bering has made its maiden call at the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 518
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Entrec feels the squeeze

November 17 - November 17 - Entrec Corporation has recorded a 30 percent year-on-year decrease in revenue for the third quarter of 2015, down from USD58.9 million in 2014 to USD41.2 million in the same period this year.
Views: 661
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Newport ups capacity

November 17 - November 17 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested GBP1.6 million (USD2.4 million) in a new mobile harbour crane at the UK's Port of Newport.
Views: 1112
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Kennards Hire and Modulift partner

November 17 - November 17 - A new partnership with Modulift aims to expand the equipment range and value offering of all Kennards Hire Lift & Shift branches across Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 432
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POGL goes transpacific

November 17 - November 17 - Shanghai headquartered Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is continuing to deliver oversize cargo to Formosa Plastic Corporation's new manufacturing facility in Point Comfort, Texas.
Views: 653
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CAL heads to Halifax

November 17 - November 17 - Effective December 2015, CAL Cargo Airlines will offer a peak season service out of Halifax to Belgium, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Views: 646
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Townsville inks Indonesian tie-up

November 17 - November 17 - Australia's Port of Townsville has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC) to strengthen trade and development opportunities between the respective countries.
Views: 808
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States club together in terminal build

November 17 - November 17 - Georgia and South Carolina's port authorities have signed a joint venture agreement that provides the necessary framework for the two US states to work cooperatively towards the development of the Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT).
Views: 696
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Cargo slides in Hamburg

November 16 - November 16 - The Port of Hamburg handed 1.5 million tonnes of non-containerised cargo in the first nine months of 2015 - down 8.5 percent year-on-year.
Views: 740
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Multimillion-dollar move at Jaxport

November 16 - November 16 - Stevedoring company Portus has helped move three helicopters and ten ambulances through Jaxport's heavy lift and project cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 693
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Boskalis outlook unchanged

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has posted "good" third quarter results, with quarterly revenue slightly exceeding the average quarterly revenue in the first of the year.
Views: 788
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Storming success for GAC

November 16 - November 16 - GAC's project logistics experts have coordinated the delivery of a pair of water-cooled reactors to the Pemex petrochemical complex in Morelos, Mexico.
Views: 579
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Best generates big shipment

November 16 - November 16 - Best Logistics has delivered four parts of a new regenerator for the PCK refinery in Schwedt, Germany.
Views: 532
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ABC and JAS get things racing

November 13 - November 13 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has collaborated with JAS Worldwide Motorsport Logistics (JAS) to deliver race vehicles to China to compete in the 62nd Macau Grand Prix, taking place from November 19 - 22.
Views: 647
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Pressing matters for CEA

November 13 - November 13 - CEA Project Logistics has completed the transportation, assembly and installation of a metal press for a metal stamping and assembly factory in Rayong Province, Thailand.
Views: 523
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High five for Wiesbauer

November 13 - November 13 - Wiesbauer has added a fifth Terex AC 700 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 787
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AGL motors ahead

November 13 - November 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has successfully shipped ten motor graders from Germany to Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 803
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Steil bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - Using a Terex Superlift 3800 crane, Steil Kranarbeiten has successfully installed the Schöneck bridge, which measured 15 m long and weighed 66 tonnes, in Kirkel, Germany.
Views: 755
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Manitowoc crawler heads East

November 13 - November 13 - South Korea's Chunjo Construction utilised its 2,300-tonne capacity Manitowoc 31000 crawler crane to construct a petrochemical refinery in Vietnam - the first time Chunjo has used the crane outside its domestic market.
Views: 838
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Mammoet granted Sasol contract

November 13 - November 13 - Mammoet has been awarded a contract by Sasol for its new ethane cracker and derivatives complex.
Views: 789
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Europrim relocates gas plant

November 13 - November 13 - Europrim Shipping has completed the shipment of a natural gas processing plant from Malaysia to Tatarstan.
Views: 755
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WWL ALS gets reeling

November 12 - November 12 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transportation of a 300-tonne cable reel from the UK to the USA.
Views: 906
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BigRoll Barentsz rolled out

November 12 - November 12 - The first of BigRoll Shipping's four MC Class vessels under construction, BigRoll Barentsz, has been launched at China's Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 593
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Cargolux continues CWA negotiations

November 12 - November 12 - After ongoing discussion and a preliminary agreement being made in July this year, the management of Cargolux Airlines and representatives from the Luxembourg based OGBL and LCGB met this week to continue negotiations for a collective work a
Views: 254
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Bos-Shelf in Kamag buy

November 12 - November 12 - Baku, Azerbaijan based Bos-Shelf has invested in 24 axle lines of Kamag K24 self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 903
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AAPA names new board

November 12 - November 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Jim Quinn, president and ceo of the Saint John Port Authority in New Brunswick, as the 2015-16 chairman of the board.
Views: 823
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Universal Transport takes over Ivanica

November 11 - November 11 - As of 2016, Ivanica Spedition will become part of Universal Transport, operating from one of its premises in Straubing, Germany.
Views: 646
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Crowley reshuffles group

November 11 - November 11 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has formalised two new standalone business segments - Global Ship Management and Government Services - which were previously embedded in other company units.
Views: 505
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Zoo trip for Wagenborg

November 11 - November 11 - Wagenborg has transported four train wagons from Grossauheim Hanau, Germany to the Wildlands Adventure Zoo in Emmen, the Netherlands.
Views: 703
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"K" Line targets Middle East

November 11 - November 11 - "K" Line has established a new joint venture with Sharaf Group, K Line Shipping & Logistics LLC (KLSL), in Dubai, UAE.
Views: 49
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Braemar comes together

November 11 - November 11 - Braemar Adjusting and Braemar SA are relocating their UK head offices to share new premises in London.
Views: 579
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Chapman Freeborn in Scandi tie-up

November 11 - November 11 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has launched a strategic partnership with Oslo, Norway based Airbroker AS to enhance both parties' offerings in the international air charter market.
Views: 510
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Brunel flies replacement engine

November 11 - November 11 - Brunel Project Cargo coordinated the transport of a new aircraft engine from the UK to Russia, where an aircraft had been grounded with an unserviceable engine.
Views: 711
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PCN duo joins forces

November 11 - November 11 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member in Germany, Russia and Mongolia, Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), joined forces with fellow PCN member in Poland, Scandinavian Express, to deliver a 25-tonne spare part.
Views: 722
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Hawaiian Highway leads to Sohar

November 11 - November 11 - Sohar Port and Freezone has celebrated the maiden call of "K" Line's ro-ro carrier Hawaiian Highway at its general cargo terminal, C. Steinweg Oman.
Views: 602
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Alstom sells to GE

November 10 - November 10 - Alstom has closed the sale of its energy activities to General Electric (GE) for approximately EUR12.4 billion (USD13.25 billion).
Views: 1050
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Timmerhaus adds EuroCompact

November 10 - November 10 - Oberhause, Germany based transport company Timmerhaus has added a Scheuerle-Nicolas EuroCompact 4 + 6 trailer to its fleet.
Views: 509
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Emirates unveils new terminal

November 10 - November 10 - Emirates SkyCargo has officially opened its new cargo terminal, Emirates SkyCentral, which is located in the logistics district at Dubai South, UAE.
Views: 504
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MB opens in Dubai

November 10 - November 10 - Martin Bencher Group has opened a new office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Views: 750
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Tork talks up new crane

November 10 - November 10 - Turkish heavy haulier Tork Industrial Logistics Solutions has invested in a new 1,100-tonne capacity Enerpac gantry crane, as well as a Scheuerle Power Booster.
Views: 1086
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XLP makes a century

November 10 - November 10 - Project freight forwarders from across the world gathered for the XLProjects Network's (XLP) 3rd annual general meeting, which kicked off on Sunday evening in Kuala Lumpur.
Views: 592
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Sarjak heads to Malaysian port

November 9 - November 9 - Sarjak Container Lines has delivered two over-dimensional units from the Indian port of Nhava Sheva to a port infrastructure project site in Malaysia.
Views: 554
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CP Ships' Ray Miles dies

November 9 - November 9 - Raymond R Miles, who during his 43-year international transport career helped steer the course of container shipping as it evolved through its second generation, died on Friday November 6, 2015 after a brief illness. He was 71.
Views: 1137
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Manitoulin takes Entrec stake

November 9 - November 9 - Canada's Manitoulin Transport has made a strategic investment into Entrec Corporation, taking beneficial ownership of approximately 15.4 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares of the company on a non-diluted basis.
Views: 921
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Huge growth at Sohar

November 9 - November 9 - Sohar Port and Freezone's general cargo terminal has seen a 60 percent year-on-year increase in throughput over the first three quarters of 2015, reaching a combined volume of 2.3 million tonnes.
Views: 661
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Second jack-up for ALE

November 9 - November 9 - ALE's Mega Jack 800 has been used for the second time in Norway to jack-up a living quarter (LQ) module, weighing 2,000 tonnes.
Views: 476
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Flensborg adds Iberian presence

November 9 - November 9 - Vigo-based Bruno Goberna is the new representative of Flensborg and Associates in Spain and Portugal.
Views: 505
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Volga-Dnepr confirms new airline

November 9 - November 9 - Speaking at the XLProjects Network's (XLP) 3rd annual conference in Kuala Lumpur, Alan Baldwin, Volga-Dnepr Group's business development manager, confirmed that the company has established a new airline - Cargo Logic Air (CLA).
Views: 795
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GAC names Fernando

November 6 - November 6 - The GAC Group has named Shanaka Fernando (pictured below) as regional business development manager, Oil & Gas - Middle East as the company seeks to strengthen its commitment to the upstream oil and gas industry in the region.
Views: 627
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ZPMC-Red Box sees second ship

November 6 - November 6 - Red Box Energy Services has seen the launch of its second 25,000 dwt PC-3 Polar Class Module Carrier, Pugnax from the drydock of the Guangzhou Shipyard (GSI) in Longxue, China.
Views: 925
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Felbermayr builds base

November 6 - November 6 - Felbermayr has broken ground on a new facility for its subsidiaries Wimmer Maschinentransporte and Hagn-Umwelttechnik at Sulzemoos, Germany.
Views: 737
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Zumbühl goes for EuroCompact

November 6 - November 6 - Switzerland headquartered Zumbühl Transport and Kies has acquired a Scheuerle-Nicolas EuroCompact trailer, designed for the transport of heavy construction equipment.
Views: 380
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Sonora raises the bar

November 5 - November 5 - Sonora recently completed a project for a local customer involving the movement of a large metal component with a length of 13.5 m and diameter of 3.9 m, from Ventspils, Latvia to Nybro, Sweden.
Views: 502
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Safety a major concern at WCTS

November 5 - November 5 - Over 270 delegates attended the two-day World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1226
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Plane sailing for choppers

November 5 - November 5 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported two Mil Mi-8 MTV helicopters from Africa to Europe for a refit.
Views: 495
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Transafe moves Kazakh plant

November 5 - November 5 - Transafe Logistics has completed the delivery of out-of-gauge components for a mineral processing plant in Karazhal, Kazakhstan.
Views: 668
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Joint venture opens offshore base

November 5 - November 5 - Ter Haak Group, Dutch Offshore Group and Rotterdam Offshore Group are collaborating to create a new venture - Dutch Offshore Base.
Views: 753
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BNSF Logistics takes the crown

November 5 - November 5 - The Houston Global Project Centre of BNSF Logistics has handled the shipment of a 175-tonne crown from the port of Philadelphia to its final destination in Howell, in the state of Michigan.
Views: 644
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Boeing predicts Middle East demand

November 4 - November 4 - Boeing forecasts that Middle Eastern carriers will require 3,180 new aircraft over the next two decades, valued at an estimated USD730 billion.
Views: 686
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Höegh extends SCH deal

November 4 - November 4 - Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) has signed a new contract with ro-ro shipping line Höegh Autoliners to continue servicing its vessel calls at the UK gateway for a three-year period.
Views: 709
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Tiong Woon issues profit warning

November 4 - November 4 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has issued a profit warning for the quarter ending September 30, 2015.
Views: 842
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Ács-Gép adds Liebherr trio

November 4 - November 4 - Hungary's Ács-Gép Holding has invested in three Liebherr mobile cranes - one LTM 1200-5.1, an LTM 1300-6.2 and one LTM 1500-8.1.
Views: 659
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ISS files into Odessa

November 4 - November 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has opened a new office in Ukraine.
Views: 706
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AGL in Vladivostok first

November 3 - November 3 - Alexander Global Logistics' (AGL) new office in Vladivostok, Russia has completed its first project, with the delivery of seven pieces of Kato machinery.
Views: 890
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TEL steels ahead

November 3 - November 3 - Topline Express Logistics (TEL) has coordinated the transport of two 6 m long steel plates by air from China to Korea.
Views: 697
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More laid off at TTS

November 3 - November 3 - TTS Business Unit Offshore, a part of TTS Group ASA, has decided to implement further temporary workforce reductions with immediate effect in the subsidiaries in Norway and Poland.
Views: 409
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Reachstackers take river route

November 3 - November 3 - Two new reachstackers for the Southern Terminal of the Port of Strasbourg have been delivered.
Views: 718
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GeoSea wins Galloper project

November 3 - November 3 - DEME subsidiary GeoSea has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the Galloper offshore wind farm, located 27 km off the Suffolk coast in the UK.
Views: 447
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Silvasti adds Russia office

November 3 - November 3- Silvasti, Finland's heavy cargo transport specialist has opened an office in St. Petersburg in order to strengthen its market position in Russia.
Views: 706
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Famous five for Liverpool

November 3 - November 3 - Zhen Hua 23, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries' (ZPMC) giant semi-submersible has made a spectacular delivery of five ship-to-shore megamax quayside cranes for the new Liverpool2 container terminal.
Views: 951
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MatthewsDaniel completes Anadarko spar job

November 3 - November 3 - London, UK headquartered MatthewsDaniel has completed marine warranty services on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the installation of the Heidelberg spar in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 941
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Hansa sails into Johor

November 3 - November 3 - German shipping line Hansa heavy Lift has transported three tugboats, each weighing 504 tonnes, from Rotterdam to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 948
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Big skid for ALE

November 2 - November 2 - ALE has skidded the 26,500-tonne forward section of the aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, in the UK's Rosyth Dockyard, which the company claims is the heaviest item it has ever skidded.
Views: 605
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Money pumped into US transport projects

November 2 - November 2 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has confirmed that it will provide USD500 million for 39 transportation projects in the country, from its TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) programme.
Views: 798
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CEA takes turbines in

November 2 - November 2 - CEA Project Logistics has taken delivery of 39 wind turbine blades at its free trade zone in Thailand's Laem Chabang port.
Views: 657
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Johnson in wind energy drive

November 2 - November 2 - Johnson Crane Hire has helped install 15 wind turbines at South Africa's Chaba and Waainek wind farms.
Views: 476
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GAC delivers boats for refugee rescue

November 2 - November 2 - GAC has coordinated the delivery of two, 12 m, high-speed boats to Greece on behalf of the not-for-profit NGO, the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS).
Views: 839
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Van der Vlist reaches out

November 2 - November 2 - In Australia, Van der Vlist arranged the transport of 22 reach stackers that had been shipped in to Fremantle, Adelaide and Melbourne from Holland and Belgium.
Views: 585

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