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House rises with Ruslan

March 31 - March 31 - Ruslan International has handled the transport of a mobile analyser house from Bucharest, Romania to Qatar for use in the Qatar Fertiliser Company's production plant in Doha.
Views: 970
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RINA wins Turkmenbashi contract

March 31 - March 31 - RINA Services has been awarded a contract to provide a design review and third party certification services for a major port and logistics hub development at Turkmenbashi on Turkmenistan's Caspian Sea coast.
Views: 1119
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SAL ships Damen tugs

March 31 - March 31 - SAL Heavy Lift's multipurpose vessel Svenja has loaded and unloaded eight Damen tug boats and an E-house (electrical house) on a voyage from Vietnam to the Netherlands.
Views: 1558
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Ekin takes boat out of water

March 31 - March 31 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has transported an 11-tonne boat from Tuzla, Turkey to Baku in Azerbaijan.
Views: 1072
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Agility posts profits

March 30 - March 30 - Kuwait headquartered logistics services provider Agility posted a net profit of KD50.84 million (USD169.19 million) for its full financial year 2014 - a 10 percent year-on-year improvement over 2013.
Views: 2291
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Braemar opens in Turkey

March 30 - March 30 - Braemar SA has established a new subsidiary company in Turkey and opened an office in Istanbul.
Views: 664
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FLS oils up in Iraq

March 30 - March 30 - Fleet Line Shipping subsidiary in Iraq - FLS-KAA - has handled the transport of 800 cu m of oilfield cargo to Erbil via the Turkish port of Mersin.
Views: 1023
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Attendance up at Breakbulk China

March 30 - March 30 - The Breakbulk China exhibition, which was held from March 17-20 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre, hosted 6 percent more attendees this year compared with 2014.
Views: 1708
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EXG fuels up

March 30 - March 30 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of four 37-tonne diesel engines from India to Turkey.
Views: 1171
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Geodis revenue up 1 percent

March 27 - March 27 - Geodis, which recently rebranded, achieved a 1 percent year-on-year increase in revenue in 2014 at EUR6.871 billion (USD7.43 billion).
Views: 1108
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Reference guide to Iranian sanctions published

March 27 - March 27 - The North P&I club has produced a quick reference guide which aims to simplify EU and US sanctions legislation governing what can and cannot be shipped in and out of Iran.
Views: 734
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First high-speed trains arrive in UK

March 26 - March 26 - The first five of 110 high-speed railcar units have been delivered to the UK port of Southampton from Kasado, Japan onboard Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' ro-ro vessel Tamerlane.
Views: 1329
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Pan Ocean back in black

March 25 - March 25 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has posted a profit of USD748.5 million for the 12 month trading period culminating December 2014.
Views: 1361
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LOC Group names two

March 25 - March 25 - Marine engineering consultancy, LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants), has named John Quarrington as group marine warranty surveying manager, based in London, and Mark McGurran as Asia regional hull & machinery co-ordinator, based in Singapor
Views: 889
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Traffic grows, investments approved at GPA

March 24 - March 24 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets during February 2015, including breakbulk, automobiles and machinery, as well as bulk and containerised freight.
Views: 1506
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Swire changes North Asia rotation

March 24 - March 24 - Swire Shipping's North Asia service will now call at the Japanese ports of Yokohama and Osaka before arriving at Busan, South Korea.
Views: 985
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Cabin fever for Blue Water

March 23 - March 23 - Blue Water Shipping has been selected by STX France to handle the logistics of transporting 150 cabins for the maritime industry from Saint Nazaire to South Korea.
Views: 1096
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Happy Star delivers huge shiploaders

March 23 - March 23 - Happy Star, which joined the fleet of BigLift Shipping in December 2014, has delivered two huge ship loaders destined for the Port of Sept-
Views: 942
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Ritchie in record Montreal auction

March 20 - March 20 - Ritchie Bros. sold more than CAD44 million (USD34 million) of heavy equipment and trucks at an unreserved public auction held in Montreal from March 18-19.
Views: 788
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Caspian potential is significant, says GAC

March 20 - March 20 - The Caspian region offers a wealth of opportunities for energy players and their service providers, despite its operational complexities, says GAC Group's regional marine manager for Africa, Russia and Central Asia, Stewart Macdonald.
Views: 1006
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Rickmers-Linie appoints Ben Line

March 19 - March 19 - Rickmers-Linie Singapore has moved to a new premises and now resides with its new general agent, Ben Line Agencies, which takes over most of the sales, customer service and husbandry activities from Rickmers.
Views: 487
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Volga sends satellites into sky

March 19 - March 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Russian telecommunications satellites Express AM7 and Express AM8 to the Baikonus Cosmodrome launch site in Kazakhstan.
Views: 996
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Lock gates head to Antwerp

March 19 - March 19 - Four huge gates destined for the Deurganck dock lock in the port of Antwerp will begin their journey from China to Belgium at the beginning of April.
Views: 1031
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GAC appointed Thorco agent

March 18 - March 18 - GAC Singapore has been appointed by Thorco Shipping to provide agency services for its vessels calling at Jurong port.
Views: 1677
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Siemens rotor flies with Volga-Dnepr

March 18 - March 18 - Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) has coordinated the delivery of a 50-tonne Siemens rotor from Germany to Mumbai, India.
Views: 1268
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Sennebogen crosses Sea of Marmara

March 18 - March 18 - Crane service provider Aydin Vinc is using a new 180-tonne capacity Sennebogen 5500 crawler crane to lift components for the new Izmit Bay Bridge in Turkey.
Views: 1227
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Multimodal gears up for record show

March 18 - March 18 - Multimodal 2015 is set to be the biggest in the show's eight-year history, with over 90 new exhibitors joining a total of up to 300 logistics companies at this year's exhibition and conference from April 28-30 at the Birmingham NEC.
Views: 1097
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Damco completes complex Chile relocation

March 18 - March 18 - Damco has coordinated the delivery of equipment used to build a refrigerated container factory from multiple locations across China to Chile.
Views: 1133
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Abu Dhabi Ports optimistic for 2015

March 18 - March 18 - Following a record year in 2014, Abu Dhabi Ports is forecasting 17 percent growth across all its general cargo activities in 2015.
Views: 1611
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MOL launches dedicated projects brand

March 18 - March 18 - MOL Group has established a unified brand for its heavy cargo and plant transport operations: MOL Project & Heavy Cargo.
Views: 895
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GAC ups Japanese offering

March 17 - March 17 - GAC has set up an operations office in Japan to cater for the growing demand for ship agency and husbandry services in light of the country's burgeoning energy sector.
Views: 875
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Titan delivers theme park

March 17 - March 17 - Titan Sea & Air Services has handled the shipment of equipment and machines from different parts of the world to India for the Adlabs Imagica amusement park near Khopoli.
Views: 952
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WWPC members to support Infania

March 17 - March 17 - Members attending the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 15th annual membership conference, which will be held in Fuengirola, Spain from May 13-15, will be supporting the Infania Organisation in a charity auction.
Views: 855
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Cosco lifts stinger

March 17 - March 17 - A tandem lift was required to load a 616-tonne stinger onboard Cosco Shipping's multipurpose heavy lift ship, Da Kang, for delivery to Port Pasir Gudang in Malaysia.
Views: 1372
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Steder now sole owner of Romanian jv

March 17 - March 17 - Dutch Steder Group has acquired the shares previously held by Delta Maritime of Greece in the joint venture that the two companies had in Romania.
Views: 1495
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Fleet Line cradles latest boat

March 16 - March 16 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a 160-tonne crew boat, measuring 41 m x 8 m x 12 m, from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Dos Bocas, Mexico.
Views: 948
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Sohar looks to China

March 16 - March 16 - Sohar Port and Freezone has said that it aims to capitalise on the economic slowdown in China by focusing on the opportunities being created in booming regional markets.
Views: 1313
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Vehicles take to sea with Tuscor Lloyds

March 13 - March 13 - Tuscor Lloyds has recently coordinated a shipment of approximately 475 tonnes of equipment, including trucks, generators, cars and support equipment, from Aqaba, Jordan to the UK port of Felixstowe.
Views: 918
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Almajdouie appoints new ceo

March 12 - March 12 - Saudi Arabia's Almajdouie Logistics has appointed Kim Bjerner Rathsack to lead the group's logistics activities.
Views: 1812
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EERL in Mumbai bridge lift

March 12 - March 12 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) subsidiary Express Equipment Rental & Logistics (EERL) has used two mobile cranes to lift seven 120-tonne girders as part of the construction of a flyover bridge for the Mumbai-Vadodara express highway.
Views: 1112
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LOC opens in Sydney

March 12 - March 12 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has expanded its Australian operations with the opening of a new office in Sydney.
Views: 907
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Hansa sends Roehl to Asia

March 12 - March 12 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed chief commercial officer (cco) Joerg Roehl to manage the shipping company's business in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
Views: 1713
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GPA launches breakbulk tracking system

March 12 - March 12 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced a new tracking system to process breakbulk cargo more quickly, and provide real-time freight tracking.
Views: 879
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Lieb to leave Schenker

March 12 - March 12 - Dr Thomas Lieb will leave Schenker AG and the Deutsche Bahn Group effective March 31, 2015, having resigned from his position as head of business unit DB Schenker Logistics and chairman of the management board of Schenker AG yesterday.
Views: 1698
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AAL set to increase fleet

March 12 - March 12 - Singapore-headquartered AAL is planning to further increase the size of its fleet to over 500,000 dwt in 2015.
Views: 1195
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First of many for Intermarine

March 11 - March 11 - Intermarine has marked the beginning of its 'Fleet of the Future' deliveries with the maiden voyage of the new 20,000 dwt multipurpose vessel Industrial Grand.
Views: 1055
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Mammoet installs Shell platform

March 11 - March 11 - Mammoet has installed the Malampaya Phase 3 Depletion Compression Platform (DCP) in the West Philippine Sea for Shell Philippines Exploration.
Views: 475
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Globalink transforms Kazakhstan

March 10 - March 10 - Globalink has coordinated the transportation of two transformers from the Chinese city of Hefei to Atyrau in Kazakhstan.
Views: 905
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Oil and gas cargoes arrive in RAK

March 10 - March 10 - It's been a busy start to the year for project cargoes through the Ras Al Kaimah Ports Group's various facilities.
Views: 1098
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Ceva lights up Singapore

March 10 - March 10 - Ceva Logistics has launched its second City of Energy hub in Singapore.
Views: 1346
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Record turbine lift for XCMG

March 9 - March 9 - An XGC16000 crawler crane, manufactured by XCMG, has installed a 6MW wind turbine at a port in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 1098
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Yusen targets projects in Brazil

March 9 - March 9 - Yusen Logistics Do Brasil - the Brazilian subsidiary of major Japanese forwarder Yusen Logistics - has established a dedicated project cargo team in Sao Paulo.
Views: 1515
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Ocean7 takes big hopper onboard

March 9 - March 9 - Ocean7 Projects' multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik has shipped a 17.5 m high hopper, weighing 138 tonnes, from Cartagena in Spain to Haifa, Israel.
Views: 1339
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March 9 - March 9 - German specialised transport provider Reiser Schwertransport has taken delivery of a new 8-axle hydraulic lowbed trailer from K
Views: 2520
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Rhenus buys KOG

March 9 - March 9 - The Rhenus Group has taken over Swiss project logistics specialist KOG Worldwide.
Views: 1192
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Jumbo joy at EMAS project

March 9 - March 9 - Jumbo mobilised four of its heavy lift vessels to transport oversize materials for the construction of EMAS's subsea construction vessel Lewek Constellation.
Views: 1262
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BBC ships to Darwin

March 6 - March 6 - BBC Chartering is currently engaged in the delivery of large air cooled condensers (ACC) from Phu My in Vietnam to Darwin, Australia, which will form a key part of the Ichthys LNG project.
Views: 1214
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Cargolux adds 30th Boeing

March 6 - March 6 - Cargolux has taken delivery of its 12th Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft, which becomes the 30th 747 freighter the airline has purchased from Boeing since 1979.
Views: 997
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Submarine sails with RollDock

March 5 - March 5 - RollDock Shipping has transported the HQ-184 Hai Phong submarine from St Petersburg, Russia to Cam Ranh in Vietnam onboard its semi-submersible heavy lift vessel RollDock Star.
Views: 2082
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Ekin on the boil in Turkey

March 5 - March 5 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has coordinated the delivery of an oversize steam boiler from Ere?li to Samsun in Turkey.
Views: 947
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Monster lift on debut

March 5 - March 5 - The Asian Hercules III, which was recently delivered to Asian Lift, has completed her first lifting job.
Views: 1267
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Full steam ahead for PCN duo

March 5 - March 5 - Two members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) and Express Global Logistics (EXG) - have worked together to arrange the transport of five diesel engines from India to Turkey.
Views: 1025
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EXG hurries transformers to Colombia

March 5 - March 5 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the transport of four 74-tonne transformers from India's Mumbai Port to Cartagena in Colombia.
Views: 1240
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Terex warns of counterfeit cranes

March 5 - March 5 - Terex Cranes has warned that counterfeit versions of its crawler crane models are being manufactured in South Korea.
Views: 1165
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Ruslan defies the odds in tower airlift

March 4 - March 4 - Ruslan International has, in conjunction with Volga-Dnepr's Engineering Logistics Centre (ELC), transported a 70-tonne oil refinery stripping tower from Bakersfield, California to Erbil in Iraq.
Views: 1106
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ZPMC-RED BOX adds two

March 4 - March 4 - ZPMC-RED BOX Energy Services has bareboat chartered the two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible ships that were originally ordered by China's United Faith Group from the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore shipyard in 2011.
Views: 3579
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Kenfreight stars in Kinangop project

March 4 - March 4 - Early in 2014, East African transport and logistics provider Kenfreight was awarded a project by Spanish company Iberdrola to transport 38 wind turbines for the Kinangop wind farm project, located about 160 km north of Nairobi near the Aberdares
Views: 1652
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Tanker morphs into heavy lift ship

March 4 - March 4 - For the first time in many years, HLPFI has heard about the conversion of an aframax tanker into a semi-submersible heavy lift vessel (SSHLV).
Views: 1493
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Silk Way finalises Boeing deal

March 3 - March 3 - Silk Way Group will purchase three Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft as per the agreement signed by the two parties in December 2014.
Views: 846
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Rickmers concludes refinancing

March 2 - March 2 - Rickmers Group has successfully concluded the negotiations on the general reorganisation of existing bank loans with a total value of EUR1.28 billion (USD1.43 billion), with corresponding contracts signed with a group of principal banks.
Views: 1177
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Olsson heads to Ceva

March 2 - March 2 - Niklas Olsson has left his position as managing director of Greencarrier Freight Services in China to join Ceva Logistics as managing director, Nordics.
Views: 953
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HHI adds largest heavy lifter

March 2 - March 2 - Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) subsidiary Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has completed the construction of the heavy lift crane vessel Hyundai-10000 at its shipyard in Yeongam, South Korea.
Views: 1291
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AGL heads down the Danube

March 2 - March 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has handled the transport of lock sections from Germany to Romania as part of an ongoing project for the construction of a giant lock system on the Danube River.
Views: 1140

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