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Nurminen on track to China

August 29 - August 29 - Nurminen Logistics has signed a letter of intent with UTLC, a joint venture between Russian, Kazakhstan and Belarusian state railways, for cooperation on a railway route linking Finland and China.
Views: 1049
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Silk Way Airlines takes two

August 29 - August 29 - Boeing and Silk Way Airlines are celebrating the delivery of the airline's two 747-8 Freighters. The first aircraft delivered last week and the second yesterday.
Views: 1200
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Hareket's gantry record

August 29 - August 29 - Turkey's Hareket Heavy Lift transported two Liebherr gantry cranes from Derince Port to Evyap Port in Izmit, in what was the largest barge transportation project ever undertaken in the country, claims the company.
Views: 1366
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Sevenstar helps out US Navy

August 28 - August 28 - Sevenstar Exceptional Marine Transport (Sevenstar EMT) has completed the transport of two 360-tonne US marine patrol crafts from Norfolk, Virginia to the port of Bahrain on board the semi-submersible vessel Super Servant 4.
Views: 1422
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R&B powers ahead in Qatar

August 28 - August 28 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered a heavy lift vessel to transport six transformers and their accessories from Rijeka port to Doha, Qatar.
Views: 1281
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New ceo at Jurong

August 27 - August 27 - Jurong Port, a wholly owned subsidiary of JTC Corporation, has appointed Boon Hoe Ooi as its new chief executive officer.
Views: 1242
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Emirates SkyCargo heads to LA

August 27 - August 27 - Emirates SkyCargo has added Los Angeles to its network of freighter destinations across the USA, with the start of a weekly service to the city.
Views: 1009
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Ekin scrubs up

August 26 - August 26 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has shipped two 45-tonne scrubbers from Mersin to Kocaeli in Turkey.
Views: 1208
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Aaras pipes up

August 26 - August 26 - Aaras Shipping Agencies has received the breakbulk vessel Salta at Port Qasim, which was carrying 3,845 tonnes of equipment for use in a water sanitation project in Pakistan.
Views: 1238
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ABS opens in Beijing

August 26 - August 26 - Global provider of classification services to the marine and offshore industries, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), has opened a new office in Beijing.
Views: 1132
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UPDATE: Vigorous arrives in Portland

August 26 - August 22 - Constructed by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) in China, the floating dry dock Vigorous has arrvied in Portland, USA onboard Dockwise's semi-submersible vessel Blue Marlin.
Views: 1040
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Alexander ships crane to Georgia

August 25 - August 25 - Alexander Global Logistics Germany (AGL) has handled the ocean freight shipment of a Liebherr crane weighing 49.2 tonnes, with the dimensions of 11.84 m x 3.4 m x 3.4 m, from the Netherlands to Batumi, Georgia, along with a number of container
Views: 1458
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CAL adds 747

August 25 - August 25 - CAL Cargo Airlines has purchased a Boeing 747-400-ERF, originally manufactured in 2007, thereby completing the upgrade of the airline's fleet to two open nose and door freighters.
Views: 1064
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FS Shipping delivers separator

August 22 - August 22 - FS Shipping (M) Sdn Bhd has shipped a low pressure production separator and associated equipment, weighing 87 tonnes, from Port Klang in Malaysia to Brunei.
Views: 1184
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Fantastic 50 for Liebherr

August 22 - August 22 - The 50th 1,200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 heavy-duty mobile crane has been sold to Japanese company Yamagata.
Views: 1198
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Freight terminal vital, says SOHAR

August 21 - August 21 - Executive commercial manager, Edwin Lammers, has said that the development of a freight rail terminal at Sohar will be vital in accelerating national growth and ensuring that Oman remains competitive in global markets.
Views: 1255
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Kulagina joins VESTA

August 21 - August 21 - Natalya Kulagina has joined VESTA-Kazakhstan as general director of the company.
Views: 1181
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F S Mackenzie sold

August 21 - August 21 - Singapore Post has, through its subsidiary Famous Holdings, purchased the entire issued and paid-up share capital of UK-based freight forwarder and NVOCC, F S Mackenzie.
Views: 1501
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Hansa tackles reactor challenge

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Richards Bay has carried two reactors from India to the Port of New Orleans.
Views: 1168
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CEA orders truck duo

August 21 - August 21 - CEA Projects's new division in Myanmar has ordered two new UD GWE 420 Quester tractor units from UMG Myanmar.
Views: 975
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RollDock storms onto the scene

August 20 - August 18 - RollDock's newbuild vessel RollDock Storm has made its maiden voyage from the Belgian Port of Zeebrugge to Russia's Port of Sabetta, carrying equipment for a dredging project.
Views: 1165
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Insurers wary of Arctic shipping risks

August 20 - August 20 - UK based insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh says that improvements to vessel capabilities and support services are key to the future of Arctic navigation.
Views: 1127
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Toll reports increased revenues

August 20 - August 20 - In its 2013 - 2014 financial year, Toll's revenue increased 1.1 per cent over the previous year to AUD8.8 billion (USD8.18 billion), with net profit after tax (before individually significant items) also up 5.7 percent to AUD298.5 million (USD
Views: 1415
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Shell module sets sail - update

August 19 - August 18 - The largest piece of a turret for Shell's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction.
Views: 769
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ASCO opens Australian base

August 19 - August 19 - International oilfield support services company ASCO has opened a new marine supply base in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 1825
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Emirates is Basel bound

August 19 - August 19 - Effective September 21, Emirates SkyCargo will begin a weekly freighter service from Basel to Dubai, deploying a Boeing 777 freighter, supplementing the existing belly-hold cargo capacity in the Swiss market provided on the airline's double-da
Views: 771
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Windy work for MBS

August 18 - August 18 - MBS Logistics has transported four used wind turbines, with a total volume of 4,204 cu m, from a wind farm in M
Views: 1510
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Another eight for Nordana

August 18 - August 18 - Nordana has confirmed reports from the Chinese media that it has ordered a further eight heavy lift ships from China's Taizhou Sanfu Shipbuilding.
Views: 1225
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Uneven global growth continues

August 15 - August 15 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has marked down its global growth projection for 2014 from 3.7 percent in April to 3.4 percent in July.
Views: 1522
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Osaka hub for DB Schenker

August 15 - August 15 - DB Schenker has established a new air and ocean freight hub in Osaka, Japan, with the view to expanding its intermodal service from North Asia to Europe.
Views: 916
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Projects roll in for BNSF

August 15 - August 15th - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of three 154-tonne transformers from the Port of Baltimore to their final job site in Maryland.
Views: 1287
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Georgia sees volumes soar

August 14 - August 14 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 61,860 units of automobiles and heavy machinery in July, 2014 - up 8.5 percent compared with the same period last year.
Views: 866
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Jumbo Kinetic back on track

August 14 - August 14 - According to reports on the Brodosplit website, the shipbuilder appears to have patched up its contractual differences with Jumbo and the first of two ships that it is building for the heavy lift shipping line looks set to be delivered after i
Views: 1428
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Sacema loads three

August 13 - August 13 - Sacema Project Shipping has transported three consecutive project shipments from Hamburg to Mundra in India.
Views: 1096
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The Freight Co barges in

August 12 - August 12 - The Freight Co. Ltd Myanmar has been appointed general sales agent (GSA) for a barge service between Rangong, Thailand and Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 1639
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DB Schenker in Vietnam buyout

August 12 - August 12 - DB Schenker has acquired the outstanding 49 percent of the shares in its joint venture with Gemadept Logistics, Schenker Gemadept Logistics, making it the full owner of the Vietnamese company.
Views: 1337
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Agility makes ties in China

August 12 - August 12 - Agility has strengthened its East China ocean freight service capabilities with a strategic partnership agreement with Shanghai International Port Group Logistics (SIPGL).
Views: 1016
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Neptune provides safe port in storm

August 12 - August 12 - Neptune Maritime Security has delivered crisis management training to bolster defences at major ports in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA) amid increasing instability in the region.
Views: 1290
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Volga-Dnepr appoints Khodakovsky

August 11 - August 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Anton Khodakovsky as vice president for Japan and South Korea.
Views: 1446
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Extreme sailing for GAC Pindar

August 8 - August 8 - GAC Pindar has secured a three-year contract extension with the global Extreme Sailing Series to manage the worldwide shipping of the series' boats, equipment and support materials.
Views: 901
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Power projects for Oznakliyat

August 8 - August 8 - Oznakliyat Kara Tasimaciligi has been awarded a yearly contract for the precarriage of wind turbine blades from their manufacturer's factory in Turkey to the port of Izmir.
Views: 1273
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Lerwick ups oil and gas game

August 8 - August 8 - Coscol's semi-submersible vessel Xiang Yun Kou has transported a 10,000-tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for the Solan oilfield in the North Sea, from Dubai to Scotland's Lerwick Harbour.
Views: 1683
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SCS presses ahead

August 7 - August 7 - SCS Heavy Lifts & Transports has coordinated the delivery and installation of a 150-tonne press between Germany and China.
Views: 1480
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24/7 job for CEA

August 7 - August 7 - CEA Projects in Myanmar is now operating three warehouses 24 hours a day to meet the demand for its new telecommunications contracts.
Views: 1399
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Hospital takes to the skies

August 7 - August 7 - Air Partner and Ruslan International have worked together to move an entire portable hospital from Turkey to Tangier, Morocco on board an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 1291
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Reactors on the double

August 7 - August 7 - Canada based Mantoria Inc has moved two large hydro reactors from Japan to South Korea for long term storage.
Views: 927
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Egypt reveals second Suez

August 6 - August 6 - Egypt's President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sisi has unveiled a plan to build a second Suez Canal, in an attempt to increase the number of vessels transiting the route.
Views: 1385
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Ocean Patriot discharged

August 6 - August 6 - Dockwise Vanguard has discharged Diamond Offshore's semi-submersible oil rig Ocean Patriot in the Firth of Forth, Scotland.
Views: 913
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Garone loads transformers

August 6 - August 6 - Garone Logistics China Ltd. has loaded transformers in Shanghai for transport to Cagayan in the Philippines.
Views: 1009
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ACS' Harris back in Dubai

August 6 - August 6 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has promoted Nick Harris to the role of cargo director for the Middle East, based in Dubai.
Views: 698
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Contracts fly in for Alexander

August 5 - August 5 - Alexander Global Logistics has won a number of contracts, which will begin this month and are scheduled for completion by November.
Views: 1549
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Supply-demand balance set to stabilise

August 5 - August 5 - Drewry Maritime Research believes that the balance between supply and demand in the headhaul direction of East-West trades should be better managed by carriers next year due to the introduction of bigger alliances and consortia.
Views: 823
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Moscow calls for Nurminen

August 5 - August 5 - Nurminen Logistics is to open an office in Moscow on September 1, 2014, which will be headed up by Kauko Tanninen.
Views: 1500
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Martin Bencher looks to India

August 4 - August 4 - Martin Bencher has signed an agency agreement with MB Projects and Logistics (India) Pvt. Ltd (MB Prolog) based in Chennai.
Views: 869
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Another semi-sub for Coscol

August 4 - August 4 - Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) has signed a contract with CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding for the construction of a 50,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel.
Views: 1555
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Silver skies for Nurminen

August 4 - August 4 - Nurminen Logistics is in the process of transporting the restaurant boat Silver Sky, which was built in Turkey for Finnish Silverline, from the M
Views: 1246
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BBC delivers Rio module

August 1 - August 1 - BBC Chartering has shipped a 1,380-tonne modular accommodation unit from Dalian in China to Rio de Janeiro, on board the BBC Sapphire.
Views: 1279
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Singapore project office for Crowley

August 1 - August 1 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has expanded its presence in the Asia Pacific market by opening a new project management office in Singapore.
Views: 851
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Goldhofer debuts in Oman

August 1 - August 1 - Sinan Heavy Lift LLC, one of Oman's biggest crane rental and heavy haulage companies, has acquired a Goldhofer THP/SL platform trailer.
Views: 1649

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