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LOC expands in Egypt

December 7 - December 7 - Global marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has opened an office in Cairo, Egypt to increase the company's presence across North Africa and the Middle East.
Views: 1351
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B & B moves in Burkina Faso

December 5 - December 5 - B & B International has completed the delivery of cargo for the construction of an electrical network spreading over 800 km (497 miles) in the north of Ougadougou, Burkina Faso.
Views: 788
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Tug trio sails with Hansa

December 4 - December 4 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported three tugs from Singapore to Russia onboard its heavy lift vessel HHL New York.
Views: 1461
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Beluga keeps production line running

November 29 - November 29 - Moscow-based Beluga Projects Logistic has completed the first phase of a complex project at the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.
Views: 928
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B&B and Portlog team up

November 23 - November 23 - France-based B&B International and Mexico's Portlog International have arranged the transport of an injection unit and accessories from the Port of Antwerp to Altamira Port, Mexico.
Views: 800
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Advantis relocates power plant

November 23 - November 23 - Advantis Projects, the Sri Lanka-based project logistics arm of Hayleys Advantis Group, has relocated the 24 MW Lakdhanavai power plant from Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka to Nyala, Sudan.
Views: 1362
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PCN Annual Summit opens in Prague

November 20 - November 20 - Project Cargo Network's (PCN) 2017 Annual Summit opened today in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Views: 1623
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Steder moves in Djibouti

November 16 - November 16 - Steder Group has transported three transformers, each weighing 110 tonnes, from Djibouti to a project site in Ethiopia.
Views: 638
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Nantes is calling for COLI

November 13 - November 13 - COLI Shipping & Transport France has commenced operations based in Nantes.
Views: 860
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Winning order for Konecranes

November 9 - November 9 - Winning Logistics, part of the Singapore-based Winning International Group, has purchased two Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes.
Views: 1010
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B747 for Astral Aviation

November 8 - November 8 - Kenya-based Astral Aviation has signed a long-term aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement with Air Atlanta Icelandic, adding a factory-built Boeing 747-400 freighter to its fleet.
Views: 774
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Samson expands in Europe

November 2 - November 2 - The Netherlands-based United Offshore Services (UOS) has added Samson Saturn-12 and chafe products to its inventory, enabling it to offer synthetic tug mainlines and pendants.
Views: 1179
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SAL Engineering launched

November 1 - November 1 - Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner (H+P) has established SAL Engineering, a sister company to SAL Heavy Lift, which will provide specialised engineering services across its fleet, as well as to external customers.
Views: 1309
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ALE handles the heat in South Africa

October 30 - October 30 - ALE has completed the installation of six heat exchangers, weighing 305 tonnes each, at the 100 MW greenfield Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Kathu Solar Park in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Views: 728
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Bloodhound set to take off

October 30 - October 30 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will utilise one of its Boeing 747 freighters to transport the Bloodhound SSC to Hakskeen Pan, South Africa in 2018, where it will attempt to set a new world land speed record and break through the 1,000 mph (1,609.4 kph)
Views: 809
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Mammoet lift passes the acid test

October 25 - October 25 - Transport and heavy lift specialist Mammoet has completed the complex installation of a cold heat exchange column for a phosphates company in South Africa.
Views: 1134
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PCN members on the move

October 25 - October 25 - First Global Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported 16 out-of-gauge (OOG) units from Cairo, Egypt to Alger port in Algeria on behalf of Pimco Heavy Industries.
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LMC charters Thorco Reef

October 18 - October 18 - Lignes Maritimes Congolaises (LMC) has chartered the multipurpose ship, Thorco Reef, which will serve on the line's African services.
Views: 1641
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Crane Worldwide hooks Mailhiot

October 11 - October 11 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jeff Mailhiot as vice president, ocean products.
Views: 1243
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Rollit rolls in Antwerp

October 6 - October 6 - Rollit Cargo has handled the movement of a 325-tonne shiploader, used in the mining industry, from a storage area to the quayside in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1215
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Militzer & Münch establishes in Algiers

October 5 - October 5 - The Militzer & Münch Group has opened an affiliate office in Algiers in partnership with an unnamed shareholder active in international transport.
Views: 765
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Swire ups Papau New Guinea service

October 4 - October 4 - Effective November 4, Swire Shipping's North Asia service, which connects Japan, South Korea, China, and Taiwan to Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Pacific Islands and New Zealand will include an additional call at Rabaul, PNG.
Views: 853
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CMA CGM acquires Sofrana Unilines

October 3 - October 3 - CMA CGM is set to purchase through its subsidiary, ANL, a majority stake in Sofrana Unilines, which operates shipping services in the Pacific Islands regional maritime trade.
Views: 1368
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Mørk gets call from UECC

October 2 - October 2 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has appointed Per Christian Mørk as chief operating officer (coo).
Views: 1132
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XLP concludes fifth AGM

September 29 - September 29 - XLProjects (XLP) has concluded its fifth annual general meeting (AGM) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1217
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BahriBolloré Logistics launches

September 27 - September 27 - Bahri and the Bolloré Group have officially inaugurated their Saudi Arabia-based joint venture, BahriBolloré Logistics, which will provide end-to-end logistics and supply chain management solutions to local and international companies opera
Views: 983
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Ferdinand acquitted as SFO secures convictions in Bertling fraud case

September 26 - September 26 - The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has secured convictions against F.H. Bertling Ltd and six current and former employees that had been charged with conspiracy to make corrupt payments to an agent of the Angolan state oil company, Sonangol
Views: 901
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Jumbo transports for Hilli Episeyo

September 21 - September 21 - Earlier this year, Jumbo Offshore completed the first phase of a project for Golar LNG, involving the transportation and installation of a soft yoke anchor system for the Hilli Episeyo.
Views: 978
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Africaborg sold and re-delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Royal Wagenborg has announced that the 17,300 dwt multipurpose vessel Africaborg has been sold and delivered to new owners, meaning the Dutch shipping line will no longer charter the vessel.
Views: 1267
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Logistics networks merge

September 14 - September 14 - Logistics networks Ocean Bridge Lines and CrossTrades have merged and rebranded as CrossTrades OBL.
Views: 1130
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Blue Water names new boss

September 12 - September 12 - Danish transport and logistics group, Blue Water Shipping, has appointed Søren Nørgaard Thomsen as its new chief executive officer (ceo), replacing the company's founder and current ceo Kurt Skov, who will soon return to his role as executi
Views: 1195
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Fairplay Shipping delivers in Germany

September 7 - September 7 - Danish Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Fairplay Shipping recently oversaw the movement of four out-of-gauge (OOG) CO2 production units by truck from Denmark to Bremen, Germany, before being shipped to Algiers, Algeria.
Views: 1736
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Eurogruas takes nine Liebherrs

September 5 - September 5 - The Eurogruas Group has added nine Liebherr mobile cranes to its Spanish fleet.
Views: 1006
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OMA names Kodock in Senegal

September 4 - September 4 - The OMA Group has appointed Vincent Bayiha Kodock as country manager of OMA Logistics Senegal.
Views: 1050
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Bolloré makes the news

September 1 - September 1 - Bolloré Logistics has acquired Someport-Walon, an international freight forwarding company which specialises in the movement of industrial projects.
Views: 1121
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Cargolux adds two in Africa

August 29 - August 29 - Cargolux Airlines will introduce two new weekly destinations in Africa over the next six weeks.
Views: 1004
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ALE keeps it solar in South Africa

August 28 - August 28 - ALE has transported 14 heavy concentrating solar power (CSP) components from the Port of Luderitz, Namibia, to the Ilanga Solar One plant in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Views: 905
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MTL and UAL double up

August 25 - August 25 - Shipping lines, Maritime Transport Logistics (MTL) and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have reached an agreement to cooperate with their services to Mauritania and Senegal.
Views: 1121
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Bolloré raises the bar for Ibecor

August 24 - August 24 - Bolloré Logistics has transported two out-of-gauge (OOG) boilers to a brewery in Kilinto, Ethiopia on behalf of Ibecor.
Views: 812
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Grindrod plans to spin off shipping business

August 24 - August 24 - The South Africa-based freight logistics and shipping services company, Grindrod is planning to separate and list its shipping business in order to unlock its value, the company said on Wednesday.
Views: 1192
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Sun shines on offshore wind project

August 21 - August 21 - Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics has handled the transportation of 16 monopiles for an offshore wind farm.
Views: 906
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Hapag-Lloyd launches ECX service

August 18 - August 18 - Hamburg, Germany-headquartered Hapag-Lloyd has introduced its ECX service, consolidating the carrier's services from northern Europe to the east coast of South America.
Views: 748
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ACS applies finishing touch

August 16 - August 16 - Air Charter Service (ACS) coordinated the delivery of 11 Pablo Picasso paintings from France to Morocco on board an Antonov AN-12.
Views: 654
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Vanguard salvages ship loader

August 15 - August 15 - Vanguard has utilised its EZ 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity hydraulic lifting system for the salvage operation of a ship loader belonging to Bulk Connections at the Port of Durban, South Africa.
Views: 766
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UTC grows in Guyana

August 14 - August 14 - UTC Overseas has expanded its presence in Guyana with the appointment of Bob Stevens, the firm's Caribbean field director, to support its recently opened Guyanese office.
Views: 1275
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New terminal at Takoradi

August 14 - August 14 - The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has offered a 25-year concession to Ghanaian company Ibistek for the development and operations of a container and multipurpose terminal at the Port of Takoradi.
Views: 964
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HHL assists Pirie project

August 9 - August 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL), on behalf of Geodis, has transported 13 modules, measuring over 147,124 cu m, from China to Australia to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie.
Views: 1160
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Steder steps up Asian presence

August 9 - August 9 - The Steder Group has established a local presence in the South East Asian market with the opening of Steder Singapore.
Views: 874
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WWL ALS opens in Norway

August 7 - August 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Service (WWL ALS) is expanding into the Scandinavian market and will take over the Wilhelmsen Ships Services Nordic (WSS Nordic) offices in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 1409
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Transaid trains Ugandan drivers

August 1 - August 1 - Transaid, the international development organisation, has started a major project to develop heavy goods vehicle and passenger service vehicle driver training in Uganda.
Views: 1044
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Ironshore insures BRI's project cargo

July 27 - July 27 - Pembroke Managing Agency, part of the international insurance company Ironshore, has launched a project cargo consortium on Lloyd's China related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 1083
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Catamaran heads to Freetown

July 26 - July 26 - CEA Project Logistics has transported a catamaran ferry, weighing 17 tonnes and measuring 17 m in length, from Chonburi, Thailand to Freetown in Sierra Leone.
Views: 1059
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EGL cements its reputation in Beni Suef

July 20 - July 20 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), the logistics arm of the Kadmar Group, has delivered three gearboxes and two transformers for the Beni Suef cement factory in Egypt.
Views: 808
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Hapag-Lloyd goes weekly to West Africa

July 19 - July 19 - Effective end of August 2017, Hapag-Lloyd will add a fourth vessel to one of its services in the West Africa trade, improving the sailing frequency to weekly.
Views: 785
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Bahri and Bolloré join hands

July 18 - July 18 - Bahri has signed an agreement with Group Bolloré, to establish a new logistics joint venture to serve Saudi Arabia and the wider region.
Views: 924
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PCN Roundup

July 18 - July 18 - OLA Logistics, based in Hong Kong and a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member there has completed the breakbulk transport of two sets of rotary drilling rigs.
Views: 1073
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Bolloré supports African mine

July 17 - July 17 - Antrak Logistics has consigned 147 tons (149.4 tonnes) of airfreight, 1,375 teu and 9,750 tons (9906.5 tonnes) of project cargo for the Houndé Gold mine project, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Canadian Endeavour Mining Group.
Views: 1091
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Nilsson named managing director

July 14 - July 14 - Creseada International, has named Jonas Nilsson managing director, replacing Mike Ayinde, who started the organisation 32 years ago.
Views: 989
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CLI steams ahead

July 13 - July 13 - Compass Logistics International (CLI) has transported nine industrial steam boilers from John Thompson's production plant in Cape Town, South Africa to Jakarta, Indonesia, on behalf of EuroAsiatic Jaya.
Views: 1257
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Blue Water BREB wins Vestas deal

July 10 - July 10 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, to provide services in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 1110
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Bahri adds Alexandria

July 10 - July 10 - Bahri Logistics has added Alexandria Port to its North American breakbulk and ro-ro service, linking the Egyptian port to the USA, the Middle East and India.
Views: 1064
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All fours for ALE

July 7 - July 7 - ALE has transported and installed four engines and four alternators at Sirakoro power plant in Bamako, Mali.
Views: 947
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Steder on the Djibouti double

July 7 - July 7 - Steder Group Djibouti has transported four transformers from the Port of Djibouti to two different substations in Ethiopia.
Views: 633
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Petro-Sea pairs with a Grove

July 6 - July 6 - Petro-Sea Logistics, a joint venture between Belgium's Sea-Invest and the Ivory Coast's Petroci, has added a Grove GMK5180-1 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1068
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Virgin on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Ryan Ellis as head of global accounts and Ray Wood as regional sales manager for the UK.
Views: 1098
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DHL delivers in Brazil

July 6 - July 6 - Qatar Airways Cargo has transported over 80 tonnes of oil and energy equipment on board its Boeing 777 freighter for DHL Global Forwarding.
Views: 1004
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Steder returns to Genale Dawa

July 5 - July 5 - Steder Group Djibouti has transported two 130-tonne ball valves for Genale Dawa hydroelectric power project from the Port of Djibouti to the project site in Ethiopia.
Views: 603
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Pangea members' Grand Egyptian moves

July 5 - July 5 - Since January, Trans.Al Logistic has been delivering steel and glass components for the construction of the facade of the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
Views: 1325
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PCN members keeping busy

July 4 - July 4 - Westlink Logistics, an Australian member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported two patrol boats from Nuku'alofa, Tonga and Suva, Fiji to Cairns in northern Queensland for refurbishment.
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Alistair moves in the DRC

July 4 - July 4 - Alistair Group has transported a Caterpillar excavator from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Namoya, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for ongoing mining operations.
Views: 678
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ALP Keeper named

July 4 - July 4 - ALP Maritime Services has named its latest newbuild anchor handling salvage tug (AHST) ALP Keeper, at a ceremony in Japan.
Views: 648
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Dancing with lions and dragons

July 3 - July 3 - Providers of project logistics services will be interested to read that over the past two decades, China has become Africa's most important economic partner according to a report from McKinsey & Company.
Views: 1346
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Some success in court for Necotrans

June 30 - June 30 - Yesterday's decision by a Paris commercial court to place Necotrans' 11 French subsidiaries under judicial control could help the logistics group find the strategic partner that it has been looking for, as well as assist with the sale of assets.
Views: 927
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Necotrans - update

June 27 - June 27 - Further to our news report from yesterday, Necotrans has now confirmed that during a hearing held before the Commercial Court in Paris, the Necotrans group requested the opening of receivership proceedings in relation to its 11 French subsidiari
Views: 1035
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Necotrans on the brink?

June 26 - June 26 - France-based freight forwarding and logistics group Necotrans is remaining tight-lipped on recent reports in the French media that it is about to be placed under judicial protection by the commercial court in Paris.
Views: 1201
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TIBA manages generator round trip

June 26 - June 26 - TIBA Algeria is coordinating the round trip of a 400-ton (362.8-tonne) electricity generator from the Ras-Djinet combined-cycle power plant in Algeria to Siemens' Muelheim plant in Germany via the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 766
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Manzi in at Crowley

June 23 - June 23 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Paul Manzi as vice president of safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship (SSQE), effective July 1.
Views: 1162
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EGL joins Zohr discovery

June 22 - June 22 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of Kadmar Group, has handled a 28 m long connecting unit for Saipem's Zohr gas field.
Views: 915
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UAL launches Latin America service

June 21 - June 21 - Universal Americas Lines, a newly introduced brand within the Universal Africa Lines (UAL) Alliance, has announced a service to Latin America and the Caribbean, departing from the US Gulf with the first sailing scheduled for mid July.
Views: 588
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DB Schenker coasts to Burullus

June 20 - June 20 - DB Schenker is working with Mammoet to manage the transportation of 100,000 tons (90,718.5 tonnes) with 400,000 cu m of freight to Burullus, Egypt for a gas-fired power station with equipment supplied by Siemens.
Views: 1493
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EGL keeps busy in Egypt

June 15 - June 15 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of the Kadmar Group, has delivered two boilers for El Nasr Co. for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC).
Views: 1108
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HHL helps Tobolsk construction

June 15 - June 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported more than 60,000 cu m of petrochemical refinery equipment to assist with the construction of Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex in Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 1087
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Qatar disruption and uncertainty expected

June 12 - June 12 - International law firm Ince & Co has advised shipping and transportation companies with cargo interests in Qatar to plan for a period of disruption and uncertainty, following the decision by a number of Qatar's neighbours and other nations to cu
Views: 822
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 1710
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WWPC duo deliver in Kenya

June 8 - June 8 - Houston, USA-based BNSF Logistics and Smart Logistics Istanbul in Turkey have arranged the shipment of 23 tons (20.1 tonnes) of cement making equipment to Mombasa, Kenya.
Views: 1039
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Damen's happy delivery

June 6 - June 6 - Damen has delivered a ro-ro ferry to a client in Gambia onboard BigLift Shipping's Happy River.
Views: 937
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LOC Renewables launches

June 5 - June 5 - The LOC Group has launched LOC Renewables, a specialised division to bring the group's broad capabilities to the offshore renewable energy sector.
Views: 769
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Bolloré secures combined-cycle contract

June 5 - June 5 - Bolloré Logistics is already busy with an end-to-end logistics contract won earlier this year that involves transporting materials for the construction of a 100 MW gas fired combined-cycle power plant in Maputo, Mozambique for Electricidade de Mo
Views: 791
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LPL active in Egypt Megaproject

June 2 - June 2 - LPL Group has completed the last installation at a 4.8 GW combined-cycle power plant under construction in Beni Suef, Egypt.
Views: 1264
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XLP members on the move



June 2 - June 2 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of Kadmar Group and XLProjects (XLP) member in Egypt, has discharged five Bosch boiler units, each weighing 81 tons (73.5 tonnes) at the Port of Alexandria, Egypt on behalf of Kuehne + Nagel.
Views: 1225
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Mammoet helps fix refinery

May 30 - May 30 - Mammoet has completed the heavy lifting, transportation and rigging activities at Chevron South Africa's refinery in Cape Town, for its annual scheduled maintenance.
Views: 1074
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Buss Hansa hinders Hamburg

May 26 - May 26 - In the first quarter of 2017, the Port of Hamburg's total throughput was up by 1.7 percent at 35.4 million tons (32.1 million tonnes), comparable to the same period last year.
Views: 789
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Djibouti opens DMP

May 25 - May 25 - Djibouti has officially opened the Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP), marking the completion of the USD590 million project.
Views: 1148
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Universal transports to Equatorial Guinea

May 24 - May 24 - Universal Transport has handled the transportation of four passenger bridges from Sakarya Province in Turkey to Mengomeyén, Equatorial Guinea.
Views: 809
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PCN members keeping busy

May 23 - May 23 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has transported a Hydrasports custom fishing boat from the Ao-Po Grand Marina Shipyard in Phuket to the ro-ro terminal at the Port of Laem Chabang, for onward shipment to Piraeus, Greece.
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Transformers travel two by two

May 19 - May 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 11 generators onboard a series of six An-124-100 freighter flights from Mauritius to Antananarivo, Madagascar on behalf of Kupa Proje Tasimacilik Ve Lojistik, a Turkish freight forwarder.
Views: 727
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MACS appoints Swedish agent

May 19 - May 19 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Aseco AB as its agent in Sweden.
Views: 1099
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Osprey chose a Lady

May 17 - May 17 - Osprey has transported oversized cargo onboard Wijnne Barends' Lady Anneke through the Strait of Dover to Invergordon, Scotland on behalf of BP.
Views: 986
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Chapman raises stake in Magma

May 9 - May 9 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has increased its stake in UK-based Magma Aviation to a majority shareholding of 75 percent to help support the latter's long-term growth plans.
Views: 802
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F.H. Bertling faces new bribery charge

May 4 - May 4 - The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged F.H. Bertling Ltd and four individuals with one count of conspiracy to give or accept corrupt payments, contrary to section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 and section 1 of the Criminal Law
Views: 711
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XLP members keeping busy

May 4 - May 4 - FLS Projects in Taiwan, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, has delivered an oversized plastic forming machine, with accessories, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 1732
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Key shipping issues come under scrutiny

May 3 - May 3 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.
Views: 1242
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Declining vigilance will increase piracy

May 3 - May 3 - The recent spate of attacks off the Horn of Africa may point to an elevated risk for a return of piracy, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy's (OBP) annual State of Maritime Piracy report which analyses the human and economic impacts of maritime pir
Views: 1272
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Panalpina takes a stake in Carelog

May 3 - May 3 - Panalpina World Transport has acquired a majority stake in Carelog Freight Service, a Danish freight forwarding and logistics company.
Views: 1168
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GAC mixes up management

May 2 - May 2 - GAC has announced management appointments at both group and individual company level.
Views: 1058
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DHL expands cargo insurance service

April 28 - April 28 - DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its 'all-risks' Cargo Insurance service to Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Mozambique bringing the number of countries now covered to 74.
Views: 724
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Peters & May's Maiden transport

April 28 - April 28 - The Peters & May Group has transported Whitbread Farr 58 ft (17.7 m) yacht, Maiden, from Port Victoria, Seychelles to Southampton, UK on board RollDock Sky.
Views: 881
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Mammoet lights up Saint Louis

April 27 - April 27 - Mammoet has transported and installed engines and generators for the Saint Louis power station in the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis, on behalf of BWSC, a turnkey developer and operator of power plants.
Views: 622
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Services increase at Venice

April 26 - April 26 - The Port of Venice has announced two new maritime services departing from the port, in cooperation with Neptune Lines and the Ocean Alliance.
Views: 994
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THLG adds two to board

April 26 - April 26 - The Heavy Lift Group has appointed Iris Müllejans of Rolf Riedl GmbH (Germany) and Elisabeth Cosmatos from Cosmatos Group (Greece) to its board.
Views: 1550
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Big move for Capewest

April 20 - April 20 - Capewest Logistics has celebrated the first anniversary of its Ivory Coast office with its biggest project cargo operation to date.
Views: 926
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Carpenters joins Jakarta

April 20 - April 20 - Malaysian shipping group, Carpenters Shipping, has started directs calls at the Port of Jakarta on its New Guinea Shuttle Service (NSS).
Views: 848
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Dube sees biggest airfreight cargo

April 10 - April 10 - Dube Cargo Terminal at South Africa's King Shaka International Airport has witnessed the second landing of an Antonov AN-124 bringing in 80 tonnes of highly specialised spools, which form part of the main furnace at a local oil refinery.
Views: 1179
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Double Boeings for ABC

April 4 - April 4 -BOC Aviation Limited, an aircraft lessor, has purchased two Boeing 747-8 freighters, committing both on long-term leases to AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines.
Views: 899
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Bolloré on the energy double

April 4 - April 4 - Bolloré Logistics teams in Uganda and Kenya have transported out-of-gauge cargo and construction equipment for two energy projects in Uganda.
Views: 663
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Seko's solar move

April 4 - April 4 - Seko Logistics has delivered two transformers, weighing 92 tons (83.46 tonnes) each, to Dubai Electricity & Water Authority's (DEWA) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai.
Views: 921
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Antwerp adds reps

April 3 - April 3 - Malini Dutt, Robert Feng and Martin Hubenak have been appointed to represent the Port of Antwerp in India, China and Eastern Europe respectively.
Views: 1072
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PCN members on the move

March 29 - March 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have completed several projects, transporting oversized cargo around the world.
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Liebherr crane anchored in South Africa

March 28 - March 28 - Anchor Industries has used water bags, in addition to a variety of Straightpoint force measurement and rigging equipment, to complete load tests on a Liebherr crane on a vessel in Cape Town Harbour, South Africa.
Views: 779
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Jemdahl in at Greencarrier

March 28 - March 28 - Greencarrier Freight Services has appointed Johan Jemdahl as its ceo.
Views: 831
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Polytra transports transformers

March 17 - March 17 - Polytra has transported two transformers from Mumbai, India to two substations in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 913
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IMO urges vigilance

March 17 - March 17 - The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) secretary-general, Kitack Lim, has urged the shipping industry to apply diligently the IMO guidance and best management practices to avert possible piracy attacks, in the wake of the hijack of the
Views: 786
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Sarens' sizeable Terex order

March 16 - March 16 - Sarens Group in Belgium and its Middle East division, Sarens Nass Middle East (SNME) have placed separate orders with Terex for a combined total of 33 Demag cranes.
Views: 1368
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PCN duo on the move

March 16 - March 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have transported oversized cargo around the world.
Views: 1187
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Ghent and Guinea get connected



March 13 - March 13 - A second regular service between the Belgian Port of Ghent and Guinea has been launched by Ghent-based Lalemant and the French African Maritime Agencies Guinea.
Views: 772
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Hostages freed

March 6 - March 6 - Eight crew members of BBC Caribbean have been released from the captivity of Nigerian pirates, Briese Schiffarts, which owns the ship, has confirmed.
Views: 815
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AMI buys into Manica

March 6 - March 6 - AMI International of Mauritius has acquired the Bidvest Group's shareholding in Manica Holdings of South Africa.
Views: 2328
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Alistair steels into Zambia

March 1 - March 1 - Alistair Group has transported oversize steel frames from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Lusaka, Zambia, for use in the construction of a 1 million tonne per year cement plant.
Views: 662
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New EMEA head at UK P&I

March 1 - March 1 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Susanne Murphy as its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional director.
Views: 825
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Jonmoore moves Liebherr

March 1 - March 1 - Jonmoore International was contracted by African Mining Services Ghana (AMS) to transport a Liebherr 9250 excavator weighing approximately 275 tonnes over a distance of 15 km at the Iduapriem Mine in Tarkwa, Ghana.
Views: 613
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Djibouti readies for new facility

March 1 - March 1 - The Port of Djibouti's Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP) will be completed by the end of this month, with commissioning starting in April, after a total investment of over USD590 million.
Views: 1050
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ALE toasts renewable energy first

March 1 - March 1 - ALE has completed the transportation, erection and installation of a wind turbine at a wind farm in Huraymila, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 955
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Pangea names Zeimer VP

February 28 - February 28 - Pangea Shipping Group (PSG) has appointed Nicolas Zeimer as vice president.
Views: 1075
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Transformers on the double to Ghana

February 28 - February 28 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has handled the shipment of two transformers and associated equipment from Izmir Port, Turkey to Tema Port, Ghana.
Views: 841
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EGL offloads Liebherr

February 27 - February 27 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has completed the discharging operation of a dismantled Liebherr LR1400-2 crawler crane.
Views: 1461
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XLP members on the move

February 21 - February 21 - XLProjects (XLP) members have been busy transporting heavy loads in Egypt, Pakistan and Thailand.
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Johnson Renew finalises lifts

February 20 - February 20 - Johnson Renew, a subsidiary of Johnson Crane Hire, has undertaken main installation lifts at the De Aar 1 Wind Farm, in the Northern Cape, South Africa, using a combination of its parent company's crane fleet.
Views: 1061
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DP World's Senegal expansion plans

February 17 - February 17 - DP World's Group chairman and ceo has discussed the benefits of long-term partnerships between governments and the private sector for Senegal and other African nations.
Views: 1002
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Bright Sky marks milestone for Maydon Wharf

February 17 - February 17 - Maydon Wharf (MW), at the port of Durban, South Africa, has completed renovations at berths MW 1, 2, 13 and 14, with MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Bright Sky marking the completion as the first vessel to utilise the refurbished berth.
Views: 639
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Shipowners' Club warns on charter parties

February 16 - February 16 - Mutual insurance association, The Shipowners' Club has issued advice for anyone planning to undertake a charter party with an unfamiliar entity and wants to ensure the charterer will pay their hire.
Views: 898
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MGL expands with Sadek

February 16 - February 16 - MGL Cargo Services has appointed Jean Sadek as head of its Project Department.
Views: 1133
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Egytrans forecasts wind growth

February 14 - February 14 - Egytrans expects further growth in the wind energy sector in Egypt, as it claims that wind turbine transportation is one of the most promising fields for the company.
Views: 881
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Eskom Rotek goes large with TII Group

February 10 - February 10 - Eskom Rotek Industries has purchased 128 axle lines of the Scheuerle-Kamag K25H, in what is the company's biggest order of K25H modular trailers from the African continent.
Views: 857
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Johnson gets a lift from Liebherr

February 6 - February 6 - South Africa based Johnson Crane Hire has acquired a 1,200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTR 11200 hydraulic crawler crane, to handle lifts within the wind power generation industry.
Views: 786
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Worldwide slide for clean energy investment

February 3 - February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.
Views: 1387
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Concession is close for Nigerian ports

January 31 - January 31 - The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is closer to beginning the concessioning process of the Onitsha, Lokoja, Baro and Oguta River ports in Nigeria, after receiving a certificate of compliance.
Views: 516
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Bolloré on the double in Africa

January 31 - January 31 - Bolloré Logistics has completed the transport of a floating production unit (FPU) for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in the Republic of Congo and has been contracted by Siemens to coordinate transport and logistics operations for the Azura Ed
Views: 1132
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Brunoni wins UAL business

January 31 - January 31 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has appointed O. Brunoni as its agent in Switzerland.
Views: 1483
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Bolloré cements reputation with African projects

January 26 - January 26 - Bolloré Logistics has secured two cement plant construction projects in Nigeria and South Africa with one of the largest cement plant production companies in China.
Views: 572
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Index reveals positive signs, underpinned by concern

January 24 - January 24 - According to the 2017 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, 43 percent of logistics professionals consider the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) markets growth forecast of 4.6 percent to be too optimistic.
Views: 1085
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Universal moves like an Egyptian

January 20 - January 20 - Universal Transport has invested in 32 modular axle lines from the Faymonville G-SL series for the transport of various power plant components to Egyptian sites.
Views: 777
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Better days lie ahead, says Concargo

January 19 - January 19 - David Kruyer, founder of Cape Town based Concargo, believes better days lie ahead providing the South African government make the necessary infrastructural investments as soon as possible.
Views: 1244
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Petro Sea Logistics invests in all-terrain crane

January 18 - January 18 - Petro Sea Logistics, a joint venture between Belgium's Sea-Invest and Ivory Coast's Petroci, has added a Manitowoc Cranes' Grove GMK6400 crane to its fleet.
Views: 1018
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Veolia and Peterson win decommissioning contract

January 13 - January 13 - A partnership between Paris-based Veolia and Netherlands-based logistics firm Peterson has been awarded two platform decommissioning contracts for recycling at their facility in Great Yarmouth.
Views: 617
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Kestrel flies with Carpenters

January 10 - January 10 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has been appointed liner agent in the UK, Europe, Africa and the USA for MBf Carpenters Shipping, and can now offer a weekly service to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Views: 1375
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PCN members on the move

January 6 - January 6 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) have been busy moving oversized loads across the world.

Heavy Lift Across The World

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