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Changes at the top for Rickmers

April 30 - April 30 - Tommorow (May 1) will see the high profile Ron Widdows step down from his position as chief executive officer of Rickmers Group.
Views: 1529
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Fairmount duo delivers rig

April 30 - April 30 - Fairmount Marine's two tugs Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Alpine have towed the ENSCO 5006 rig from Cyprus to Singapore.
Views: 674
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Saudia Cargo signs agreement with Swissport

April 30 - April 30 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has signed a five-year agreement with Swissport International for the handling of its full freighter operations at the two key European hubs of Brussels and Amsterdam.
Views: 1033
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Hunt & Palmer partners with Wexco

April 29 - April 29 - Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters has expanded its specialist air cargo network with the appointment of Wexco Group as its general sales agent (GSA) for Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1383
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StederDelta delivers to the Caspian

April 29 - April 29 - StederDelta Group SRL has transported 1,000 cu m of machinery for the oil and gas industry from Romania to Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi port.
Views: 1055
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Record start to ABC's tenth year

April 29 - April 29 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with the strongest first quarter in its history, with tonnage up 9 percent at 86,500 tonnes.
Views: 853
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SAL's Maria loads cold box

April 28 - April 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Maria has called at the port of Tanjung Langsat in Malaysia to load a 120-tonne cold box for Air Products.
Views: 1244
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Geodis appoints Indian head of sales

April 25 - April 25 - Geodis India has appointed Sascha Von Ometzinski as national sales manager, with responsibility for the sales and marketing development of Geodis' freight forwarding and logistics division in India.
Views: 1381
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Cargolux delays flights to Zhengzhou

April 25 - April 25 - Cargolux Airlines International has delayed the start of its scheduled services to Zhengzhou, China, from April 24 to May 29, 2014.
Views: 534
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Projects and contracts - April 25th 2014

April 25 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen Shenhua Ningmei Coal Group place an order with Siemens Energy for four CO2 compressor trains, Alstom securing a
Views: 1394
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WWL adds Russian port of entry

April 24 - April 24 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Novorossiysk in Russia as an additional inducement port in its liner service from Japan, Korea, China and Southeast Asia to Europe.
Views: 1031
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McTyre in Trommel haul

April 23 - April 23 - McTyre Trucking has transported a 34-tonne Trommel from Lakeland, Florida to a mine in Nahunta, Georgia.
Views: 919
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High five for Aaras

April 22 - April 22 - Aaras Shipping Agencies Pvt Ltd has handled five transformers, which arrived at the Karachi Port from Shanghai on board the multipurpose vessel King Bright.
Views: 1081
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Pan Ocean cancels semi-sub

April 22 - April 22 - Troubled Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has cancelled an order for a semi-submersible heavy lift newbuilding that was placed with STX Dalian in 2012 and was due for delivery this year.
Views: 1328
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Fast & Direct oils up

April 22 - April 22 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions LLC has handled the transport of 320 tonnes of oilfield equipment from the UAE to Tunisia.
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Tianjie gets another bridge section moving

April 17 - April 17 - Guangdong LIFT Engineering Machinery Co Ltd (GPEC) was contracted by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry to transport a 3,200-tonne bridge section on Tianjie SPMTs for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) project.
Views: 765
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Projects and contracts - April 17th 2014

April 17 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen a Technip Heerema consortium secure a USD3.5 billion contract offshore Angola, the NADB providing finance to Mex
Views: 1515
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Coyne reshuffles management

April 16 - April 16 - Just seven months after he joined Coyne Airways as managing director, John Batten is leaving the airline with immediate effect and Liana Coyne has been named as its chief operating officer.
Views: 993
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Transfer press in Smart move

April 16 - April 16 - CJ Smart Cargo International Services Ltd has transported an entire transfer press, with a total weight of 2,500 tonnes, from Europe to Chongqing via Shanghai.
Views: 1421
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Project cargo fraud leads to warnings of charter party fraud tactics

April 16 - April 16 - A voyage charter for a high value project cargo loaded on board a vessel in the Black Sea bound for a South East Asian port has led the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) to warn of new charter party fraud incidents and is advising that al
Views: 933
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Liebherr gives Moh Seng a lift

April 15 - April 15 - Singaporean crane hire company, Moh Seng Cranes, has taken delivery of the first Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane in Southeast Asia and put it to use in the installation of generator sets.
Views: 845
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Dynamar says PCC/PCTC fleet is growing while conventional ro-ro lags

April 14 - April 14 - A new study from Dynamar, "Deepsea Ro/Ro Shipping - Operators, Ships & Trades (2014), detailing conventional ro-ro vessels and vehicle carriers operating in the sector, found that while the conventional deep sea ro-ro fleet is contracting, the
Views: 1384
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Fairmount tows Sevan Louisiana

April 14 - April 14 - Fairmount Marine's Fairmount Sherpa has towed the ultra deep water rig Sevan Louisiana over 18,500 km from Singapore to Cura
Views: 1422
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ADPC handles record cargo

April 14 - April 14 - Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has received five units of infrastructure equipment - the largest and longest heavy lift cargoes it claims to ever have handled in the Abu Dhabi Free Port.
Views: 1244
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ISS names new liner VP

April 14 - April 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services has appointed Chris Crookal vice president of its liner division.
Views: 1349
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RRC in stator move

April 11 - April 11 - India's RRC International Freight Services Ltd is currently transporting a 310-tonne stator on a specially designed girder bridge over a distance of 1,600 km from Mumbai to MB Power (Madhya Pradesh) Ltd in Anuppur.
Views: 860
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Projects and contracts - April 11th 2014

April 11 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week. We have seen the US and Russia fall out over nuclear energy, the incorporation of what will be one of the world's leading alumini
Views: 2028
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Conxion lifts heavy quartet

April 10 - April 10 - Conxion Logistics has completed four heavy lifts at the Mesaieed port for Qatar Fuel Additives Company (QAFAC) for the QAFAC Turnaround project 2014.
Views: 1584
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Almajdouie overcomes narrow gate

April 10 - April 10 - Almajdouie Logistics was awarded a contract by Samsung Engineering for the Customs clearance and transportation of heavy and outsize cargoes for its CO2 project located 350 km south of Jubail.
Views: 1046
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DHL assists wax production

April 9 - April 9 - DHL Industrial Projects has transported a 344.5-tonne wax reactor from South Korea to Richards Bay in South Africa.
Views: 972
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WSS sees recovery in Japan

April 9 - April 9 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service's (WSS) general manager for Japan, Yoshihiro Iizuka, has said that although the Japanese market is moving towards growth for 2014, the recovery will be stronger in the second half of the year, with an increase in newbuil
Views: 796
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Abrahams to head up new Terex facility

April 8 - April 8 - Terex Cranes has opened a new product support location in Singapore which will be managed by newly appointed sales and customer support leader for Southeast Asia, Bradley Abrahams.
Views: 1721
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Saudia Cargo upgrades Shanghai service

April 8 - April 8 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has upgraded its Shanghai service to operate three weekly B747-8 freighter flights from Shanghai to Europe and KSA.
Views: 828
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Steel plates fly with Damani

April 8 - April 8 - Damani Shipping Pvt Ltd acted as air freight agents to transport eight steel plates from Mumbai to the Brazilian town of Porto Alegre on a part charter.
Views: 1092
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Damen vessels arrive in Rotterdam

April 7 - April 7 - ZPMC's Zhen Hua 29 has delivered 13 new Damen Stan Pontoons, six Stan Tugs and four Stan Tenders from Shanghai to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1056
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It's a gas for Almajdouie

April 7 - April 7 - Almajdouie Logistics was contracted by SK Engineering & Construction (SK E&C) to transport four advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGRs) and four solvent filters for the Wasit Gas Plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1068
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Volga-Dnepr delivers satellites

April 7 - April 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Luch-5V and KazSat-3 telecommunications satellites from Krasnoyarsk in Russia to Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome on board its AN-124-100 freighter aricraft.
Views: 1338
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BEL powers ahead in Bangladesh

April 4 - April 4 - Bangladesh's Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has transported eight heavy modules for a 225 MW combined cycle power plant from the port of Mongla to the plant site in Sirajgani.
Views: 1255
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StederDelta moves cranes

April 4 - April 4 - StederDelta Group SRL has transported six Liebherr cranes and their accessories, with a total volume of 3,000 cu m, from Bucharest to Abu Dhabi.
Views: 1415
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Projects and contracts - April 4th 2014

April 4 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week, including a QDVC-led JV winning a large motorway construction project and Wood Group securing retrofit projects in Australia.
Views: 1703
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Global Star shines in record move

April 4 - April 4 - Global Star Logistics has handled the discharge and transport of three large pieces of equipment for a nuclear power station at the Port of Shanghai.
Views: 1228
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WSS strengthens Asian management

April 3 - April 3 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Hege Solstad regional director for WSS Asia Pacific and Harald Lundestad as general manager for WSS Singapore.
Views: 1222
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Alexander makes for Mongolia

April 3 - April 3 - Alexander Global Logistics has transported over-dimensional mining equipment from Houston to Ulan Bator in Mongolia, via the port of Tianjin.
Views: 1168
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ABC launches new routes to Moscow

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is expanding its presence in Europe with new B747F services linking Moscow with Malmo in Sweden and Leipzig in Germany.
Views: 1305
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Project shipping comes under pressure

April 2 - April 2 - Following a tough 2013 the multipurpose shipping sector looks set to bounce back this year, according to Drewry Maritime Research's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report. However, the project cargo market faces an uphi
Views: 1415
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ACI Cargo in oil rig move

April 2 - April 2 - ACI Cargo Logistics SA has transported a dismantled oil rig from Pozo Gigante 5 in Huila to Colombia's Barranquilla port, which will then be shipped to China for the Greatwall Drilling Co.'s (GWDC) oil rig.
Views: 1433
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Helicopters fly Fast & Direct

April 1 - April 1 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services LLC has handled the transportation of two Bell B-412 helicopters from Dubai to Frankfurt in Germany.
Views: 1078
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SAL concludes year-long project

April 1 - April 1 - SAL Heavy Lift has completed a major project to transport and install a 1,250-tonne coal shiploader, owned and operated by the Adani Mining Company, at Abbot Point in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 1107
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AMI opens two in Australasia

April 1 - April 1 - Air Menzies International (AMI) has opened two new offices in Darwin, Australia and Christchurch in New Zealand.
Views: 1054
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Catamaran duo set sail

April 1 - April 1 - Alex. Birger Grieg AS has arranged the transportation of two catamarans onboard SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Gloria.
Views: 1502

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