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GPA breaks tonnage records

July 31 - July 31 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled record numbers of containerised and ro-ro cargo in its 2015 fiscal year, and posted its highest ever-recorded total tonnage.
Views: 1634
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Boa names new US president

July 31 - July 31 - Norway headquartered Boa Barges has appointed Mark van Meel as the company's president at its Houston, Texas based subsidiary Boa Barges LLC.
Views: 1696
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Pan Ocean out of rehab

July 31 - July 31 - South Korean shipping line, Pan Ocean, completed its court ordered rehabilitation plan on July 30, 2015.
Views: 961
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BBC opens in Vietnam

July 31 - July 31 - BBC Chartering will inaugurate a new office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on August 1, 2015, to serve the country's burgeoning demand for project cargo, breakbulk and general cargo transportation.
Views: 1504
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EXG speeds to Doha

July 31 - July 31 - India's Express Global Logistics (EXG) organised the delivery of four 42-tonne transformers from Haydarpasa, Turkey to Doha in Qatar.
Views: 1056
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Maiden call at the Horizon

July 30 - July 30 - Höegh Autoliners' PCTC Höegh Asia made its maiden call at the newly built Horizon Terminal at the Port of Freeport, Texas.
Views: 1282
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It's a gas for Noble

July 30 - July 30 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Pakistan, Noble Shipping, has coordinated the delivery of 814 cu m of gas processing equipment from Houston, USA to Karachi.
Views: 994
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WWL ALS wins Zoomlion move

July 29 - July 29 - WWL ALS in South Africa has coordinated the transport of three excavators and two bulldozers from Zoomlion's factory in China to the manufacturer's facility in South Africa.
Views: 893
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Sirens sound for FLS

July 29 - July 29 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of six armoured ambulances from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Somalia's Mogadishu port onboard a container vessel.
Views: 947
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1,000 up for Tadano

July 29 - July 29 - Tadano has delivered its 1,000th GR-1000XL rough terrain crane to Monroe, Louisiana based Scott Equipment.
Views: 1048
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'Game on' for Red Box duo

July 28 - July 28 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that its 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II has departed the CIMC Yantai Raffles Shipyard for Batam, Indonesia, where it will load the first modules for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 2680
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Transafe delivers to Togliatti

July 28 - July 28 - JSC Transafe Logistics has delivered oversize and overweight components for a hydrogen/ammonia plant from Antwerp to Togliatti, Russia.
Views: 1053
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Manitowoc in double reactor hoist

July 27 - July 27 - Manitowoc's largest crawler crane, the 2,300-tonne capacity Manitowoc 31000, has been used to lift two reactors for Daelim at a petrochemical plant in Ulsan, South Korea.
Views: 1323
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Seventh heaven for PCYT

July 27 - July 27 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has transported a fleet of seven Cobus 3000 airport vehicles from Spain to Turkey.
Views: 1100
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Qatar Airways to add first 747

July 23 - July 23 - Qatar Airways Cargo will introduce the first 747 freighter to its expanding fleet on August 1, 2015 to further enhance its global on-demand charter services and its ability to carry oversize cargoes.
Views: 947
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AGL sends lock downriver

July 22 - July 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has completed the second part of an ongoing project to transport lock sections from Germany to the Romanian inland port of Cernavoda via the Danube river.
Views: 1550
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Pan Ocean seeks court reprieve

July 22 - July 22 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has applied to exit its court ordered rehabilitation plan, while appointing new chief executive officers to lead the organisation.
Views: 1423
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Hejre top deck lifted

July 21 - July 21 - The top deck for the Hejre platform has been installed at the DSME yard in Okpo, South Korea.
Views: 1163
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Record month for ACS

July 21 - July 21 - In June, Air Charter Service (ACS) booked over 1,000 charter contracts for the first time in its history, making it the company's best month on record.
Views: 730
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Peters & May opts for Sharjah

July 21 - July 21 - Peters & May has signed an agreement with the Sharjah Ports Authority, making it the transport provider's primary port of call for the discharge of yachts in the UAE.
Views: 757
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Tanks travel with Damani

July 21 - July 21 - Mumbai based multimodal transport operator Damani Shipping has coordinated the delivery of 14 oversize tanks from Tianjin, China to Mundra on the west coast of India.
Views: 828
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MIS powers ahead in Oman

July 20 - July 20 - Muscat International Shipping (MIS) has transported seven Wärtsilä diesel generators from the port of Duqm to the Masirah Island power plant project in Oman.
Views: 1444
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Noble on the gas

July 20 - July 20 - Noble Shipping has handled the shipment of an LPG recovery plant from Hamriyah in the UAE to Pakistan's Karachi port.
Views: 1243
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Strong half-year for ABC

July 17 - July 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reported a 17 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage carried across its global network in the first half of 2015.
Views: 1033
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Gaussin makes Dubai sale

July 17 - July 17 - Gaussin Manugistique has sold a 150-tonne capacity self-propelled vehicle to Dubai based oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor Eversendai Offshore.
Views: 645
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Semi-sub duo delivered

July 17 - July 17 - Two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessels have been delivered from Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard to United Faith Group and Zhenhua Heavy Industries.
Views: 1239
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Worldwide and NAWAH target Iraq

July 17 - July 17 - Shanghai headquartered Worldwide Logistics Group has forged an alliance with Dubai based NAWAH (North America Western Asia Holdings) to expand both companies' capabilities in southern Iraq.
Views: 959
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Project professionals to gather in Mumbai

July 16 - July 16 - Industry veteran Marco J Van Daal will present a masterclass for delegates at UBM's Project Cargo India 2015 event, taking place in September.
Views: 1089
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Baku looks to Antwerp

July 16 - July 16 - Azerbaijan's Baku International Sea Trade Port has signed a memorandum of understanding with two Antwerp Port Authority subsidiaries, Port of Antwerp International (PAI) and Antwerp Port Training Centre (APEC), for the provision of consultancy a
Views: 1022
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PCN duo shine in solar project

July 16 - July 16 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), Grand Arabia Forwarding and Fortune International Transport, have been awarded a logistics contract for the Shamsuna PV solar project in Aqaba, Jordan.
Views: 1812
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Cargo volumes rise at St Petersburg

July 15 - July 15 - In the first half of 2015, the amount of cargo handled at the Seaport of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) grew by 5 percent year-on-year to 4.3 million tonnes.
Views: 798
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Losh joins Talbert

July 14 - July 14 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Derek Losh as its new Great Lakes area sales manager.
Views: 1541
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Bosphorus Strait faces second closure

July 14 - July 14 - The Bosphorus Strait in Turkey will be closed in both directions on July 15, 2015, between 7:00-14:00, says Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS).
Views: 779
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ABP in ownership shuffle

July 13 - July 13 - GS Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) and Infracapital have sold their combined 33.3 percent stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) to Anchorage Ports - a consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Views: 1490
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Multiple machinery moves for AGL

July 13 - July 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has shipped four units of Volvo construction machinery to Algeria and three Doosan excavators to Georgia.
Views: 1150
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BNSF takes trio of tanks north

July 13 - July 13 - BNSF Logistics has transported three cryogenic tanks, each weighing 109 tonnes, from Natchez, Mississippi to a plant in Ashtabula, Ohio.
Views: 861
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Bosphorus Strait to close

July 9 - July 9 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that the Bosphorus Strait in Turkey will be closed in both directions on July 10 between 06:00 and approximately 14:00 due to ongoing construction works on the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge.
Views: 1171
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Protranser in Asian transformation

July 8 - July 8 - Protranser International Logistics has handled the shipment of a 158-tonne transformer from China to Vietnam.
Views: 1109
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ALE completes Bechtel project

July 8 - July 8 - As part of the Australia Pacific LNG project, ALE has completed transportation, load-out, and load-in operations for Bechtel in Indonesia and at the LNG facility on Curtis Island offshore Gladstone, Australia, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 813
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Jumbo participates in naval exercise

July 8 - July 8 - As part of a naval exercise, the multipurpose vessel Jumbo Jubilee has transported two 600-tonne minehunters from Brest, France to Abu Dhabi in the UAE before returning both vessels to their naval base in France, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1070
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AGL engines ahead

July 8 - July 8 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) for Germany, Russia and Mongolia, has shipped a number of heavy diesel engines from Germany to China, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 988
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Drilling tower sails to Hong Kong

July 7 - July 7 - Van der Vlist has arranged the shipment of an enormous geotechnical drilling tower, from its manufacturer in the Netherlands to Hong Kong, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 741
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ISS inks Technip contract

July 7 - July 7 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has signed a contract with Technip to provide marine agency services and logistics for the Rashid C project in the Middle East.
Views: 1042
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Work of art for Fortune International

July 6 - July 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Fortune International Transport is to coordinate the transportation of a 15-tonne marble statue from the Italian port of La Spezia to the port of Tianjin, China and from there, to its final destination in Beijin
Views: 855
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EXG powers ahead in USA

July 6 - July 6 - Express Global Logistics, India (EXG) has transported 18,450 freight tonnes of project cargo for a power project in the USA, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1052
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CEA Myanmar buys tractor duo

July 6 - July 6 - CEA Myanmar has added two new prime movers to its fleet of vehicles and equipment. Both are US Quester 420 vehicles, built using Volvo technology, which will jump straight into action with several upcoming projects throughout Yangon, Myanmar, wri
Views: 846
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Gebr

July 6 - July 6 - Gebr
Views: 3382
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Heavy crane move for Aryamasir

July 6 - July 6 - Aryamasir International Transport has handled the shipment of a dismantled Mammoet crane from Iran to Dubai, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1212
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Water tower rises with CEA

July 3 - July 3 - CEA Project Logistics, Project Cargo Network (PCN) representatives in Thailand and Myanmar, has carried out the installation of a water tower at a condominium development in the Rayong province, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1139
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Express Global opens in Tuticorin

July 3 - July 3 - Express Global Logistics (EXG), a provider of integrated logistics services and a Project Cargo Network (PCN) representative in India, has opened a new office in Tuticorin in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Views: 779
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Stena RoRo charters trio

July 3 - July 3 - Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term charter its three ro-ro vessels: Misida, Misana and Miranda.
Views: 1274
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IMO chooses Lim

July 3 - July 3 - South Korea's Ki-tack Lim has been elected secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for an initial term of four years, with effect from January 1, 2016.
Views: 771
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Syon Logistics on the boil

July 2 - July 2 - Syon Logistics has transported three boilers for the biggest cement factory in the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah.
Views: 946
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Agility names ceo for South Asia

July 2 - July 2- Agility has appointed Detlev Janik as ceo for its South Asia area, a role within which Janik will be responsible for leading the company's Integrated Logistics business in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Views: 1207
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RZDL on the ball for World Cup

July 2 - July 2 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) is to provide cargo delivery services for a new stadium being constructed in Rostov-on-Don, for use in the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Views: 826
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Aqualis heads to South Korea

July 2 - July 2 - In response to increased demand for Aqualis Offshore's services, the offshore marine and engineering company is to open an office in Busan, South Korea. Mr Gang-Yeoung Jeong is to be appointed general manager, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1224
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Cargolux adds Turkmenbashi

July 1 - July 1 - Cargolux has begun four flights a week to Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi Airport, with two departing from Luxembourg and two from Hong Kong.
Views: 739

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