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ABC shines in solar car flight

August 28 - August 28 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a Nuna Solar car, which is competing in the 2015 World Solar Challenge in Australia, from Amsterdam to Hong Kong onboard one of its B747 freighter flights.
Views: 1143
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LR to classify Heerema crane vessel

August 28 - August 28 - Lloyd's Register (LR) secured the contract to classify the world's largest heavy lift crane vessel (NSCV), under development by Netherlands headquartered Heerema Group.
Views: 1415
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Sovereign rushes to replace gearbox

August 28 - August 28 - Sovereign Logistics, part of the Express Shipping & Logistics Group, has coordinated the transport of a new cement mill gearbox from China to Kenya, to replace a broken unit and maintain operations.
Views: 1220
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Ekin in mega mill move

August 28 - August 28 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has delivered the main body of a mill from Turkey's Samsun port to a site 60 km away.
Views: 1362
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CLC heads to Dubai

August 28 - August 28 - The CLC Projects network will hold its eighth global conference in Dubai, UAE from November 28 - 29.
Views: 802
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Laser sharp job from Volga

August 27 - August 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has safely delivered high-value industrial laser equipment from Sweden to Japan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 1076
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Saudia Cargo makes way to JFK

August 27 - August 27 - Effective September 4, Saudia Cargo will begin operating freighter flights to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Views: 1181
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Japan goes ro-ro to Teesport

August 27 - August 27 - Commencing in September, "K" Line's new ro-ro service will transport cargoes from the Japanese port of Tokuyama-Kudamatsu to Teesport on the northeast coast of the UK.
Views: 1280
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V. Alexander presses ahead

August 27 - August 27 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of an automotive press, weighing over 270 tonnes, from Germany to White in the US State of Georgia.
Views: 1460
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ZOMC joint venture launched

August 26 - August 26 - Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) subsidiary ZPMC Offshore Services has formed a joint venture with OffshoreTech LLC (OTL) to pursue offshore transport and installation projects.
Views: 1297
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Maritime Synergy on the gas

August 26 - August 26 - Maritime Synergy has transported equipment for an LPG storage tank project from China to a site in Bang Pakong, Thailand.
Views: 947
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Tiong Woon sees heavy lift slide

August 26 - August 26 - Tiong Woon posted a 10 percent year-on-year decrease in the turnover of its heavy lift and haulage business segment for the financial year ended June 30, 2015, from SGD142.1 million (USD101.4 million) to SGD128.5 million (USD91.6 million).
Views: 1598
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EXG finds a way

August 25 - August 25 - Express Global Logistics (EXG), member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, has delivered a 77-tonne tank measuring 10.36 m x 5.96 m x 6.16 m from Mundra to Antwerp.
Views: 1450
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Restaurants relish ACS delivery

August 25 - August 25 - Air Charter Service handled 90 tonnes of tomato ketchup sachets requested by a leading fast food restaurant chain last week.
Views: 683
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ACP to sell for Saudia Cargo

August 25 - August 25 - ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo general sales agent (GSA) across South Africa for Saudia Cargo.
Views: 1520
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Lammers returns to Rotterdam

August 24 - August 24 - Sohar Port and Freezone has appointed Marc Vertsee to replace current executive commercial manager, Edwin Lammers, who is returning to the Port of Rotterdam as the new director of breakbulk.
Views: 1421
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Orpic gets cracking on SRIP

August 24 - August 24 - Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has installed Oman's first hydrocracker reactor as part of the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP).
Views: 1241
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Positive period for TTS Group

August 24 - August 24 - TTS Group ASA's multipurpose and general cargo unit posted a turnover of NOK38 million (USD4.6 million) in Q2 2015, an improvement on takings in Q2 2014.
Views: 1586
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Townsville and Qinzhou join forces

August 24 - August 24 - Tomorrow, August 25, the Port of Townsville, Australia, will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Port of Qinzhou in China.
Views: 1173
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It's heating up for Ruslan

August 24 - August 24 - Ruslan International has moved a 60-tonne steam superheater along with 4.8 tonnes of accessories from Austria to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 974
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Best Services handles crane beams

August 24 - August 24 - Best Services International Freight, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), transported two sets of crane beams from China to Hong Kong.
Views: 1177
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New leadership at Terex

August 21 - August 21 - Ken Lousberg is to head Terex Cranes following previous president Tim Ford's departure.
Views: 942
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Aaras handles three heavy loads

August 21 - August 21 - Aaras Shipping Agencies has handled three project cargo vessels carrying almost 17,000 tonnes of cargo, with many being heavy or oversized.
Views: 975
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Joe Quain joins Hill Dickinson

August 21 - August 21 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed Captain Joe Quain, formerly of Bentley's Stokes and Lowless, to join its international shipping team.
Views: 1453
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TTS Group bags Korean contract

August 21 - August 21 - TTS Group ASA has, through its subsidiary TTS Marine AB in Gothenburg, Sweden, entered into a new contract for delivery of cargo access equipment for two pure car/truck carriers (PCTC).
Views: 601
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Bigger ships make waves in Port of Everett

August 21 - August 21 - Everett Port and Westwood Shipping Lines are marking the tenth anniversary of weekly, direct aerospace shipments from Japan to Everett with the arrival of a new, large vessel.
Views: 1647
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ACS flies in first relief to Yemen

August 20 - August 20 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has arranged the first civilian cargo flight into Aden, the temporary Yemeni capital, since the troubles began in the country almost five months ago.
Views: 511
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HHL transports shiploader from China to USA

August 20 - August 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) successfully carried a shiploader weighing over 560 tonnes from Nantong, China to Portland, USA, for Sandvik Mining and Construction.
Views: 1224
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UECC's vessel a cut above

August 19 - August 19 - The steel cutting ceremony for United European Car Carriers' (UECC) first dual fuel LNG pure truck and car carriers (PCTCs) was held on 6 August at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 463
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GAC benefits from Jordan energy upgrade

August 19 - August 19 - Jordan's contract with Shell for the import of nearly 17 million cu m of gas per day is delivering brisk business for GAC, the global shipping and logistics provider.
Views: 918
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Integrated Logistics powers ahead

August 19 - August 19 - In July, Integrated Logistics Company safely delivered a 243-tonne transformer and two shunt reactors to the new Sabah Al Ahmad 1Z Substation - a distance of 60km - for the Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW).
Views: 910
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Tianjin restricts certain ships

August 18 - August 18 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Tianjin is advising that most tanker operations at the port of Tianjin have been put on hold owing to restrictions issued by the Tianjin Municipal Transport Commission following the explosion last week.
Views: 772
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Abu Dhabi to see new pipe facility

August 17 - August 17 - Project forwarders active in the United Arab Emirates will be interested in the news that Al Gharbia Pipe Company is set to invest AED 1.1 billion (USD300 million) in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Industrial Zone to create a new pipe manufacturing facil
Views: 918
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Abu Dhabi to see new pipe facility

August 17 - August 17 - Project forwarders active in the United Arab Emirates will be interested in the news that Al Gharbia Pipe Company is set to invest AED 1.1 billion (USD300 million) in Abu Dhabi
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Spools shipped to San Fran

August 14 - August 14 - Schenker-Seino and ECL Americas teamed-up to complete the delivery of three 315-tonne cable spools from Japan to San Francisco, USA.
Views: 1464
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'Steady growth' for Agility

August 14 - August 14 - Agility has posted a net profit of KWD13.5 million (USD44.6 million) for the second quarter of 2015 - a 5 percent increase compared with the second quarter of 2014.
Views: 1593
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Two ships up at Allcargo

August 14 - August 14 - India's Allcargo Logistics has acquired two 24,000 dwt multipurpose vessels through its wholly owned subsidiary Allcargo Shipping.
Views: 1189
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Volga-Dnepr in urgent Kuwait move

August 14 - August 14 - Volga-Dnepr flew two simultaneous IL-76-90VD freighter flights carrying urgently required drilling equipment from Belgium to Kuwait.
Views: 1079
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Mammoet in Dubai dual lift

August 14 - August 14 - Mammoet has completed a complex tandem lift as part of the construction of the Viceroy resort at the Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai.
Views: 1316
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Jumbo expands in Singapore

August 13 - August 13 - Jumbo Singapore has expanded its heavy lift shipping team and moved into a new office in the SunTec Towers.
Views: 1055
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EXG moves transformer duo

August 13 - August 13 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of two transformers, with a total weight of 375 tonnes, from Croatia to Qatar.
Views: 985
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Element in excavator move

August 13 - August 13 - Element International Forwarding & Logistics has coordinated the shipment of a number of excavators from South Korea to Georgia.
Views: 1133
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Whirlwind continues for Ekin

August 13 - August 13 - Ekin Heavy and Project Transportation has transported a second 32-tonne cyclone by road from Osmaniye, Turkey to Lukavac in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Views: 931
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India makes cabotage relaxation step

August 12 - August 12 - The Indian Ministry of Shipping has issued an order relaxing cabotage laws for specialised vessels, such as ro-ro and ro-pax ships, pure car carriers, pure car and truck carriers, LNG vessels and project cargo carriers.
Views: 839
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Rickmers-Linie back in black

August 12 - August 12 - Rickmers Group has presented its half year results for 2015, posting a 6.6 percent year-on-year improvement in revenue to EUR289.6 million (USD324.5 million), while operating profit surged 35.4 percent to EUR137.4 million (USD153.96 million).
Views: 1489
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Qatar adds outsize air capacity

August 12 - August 12 - Qatar Airways Cargo has added a Boeing B747-400 BCF (Boeing converted freighter) to its charter fleet, with a second B747-400 freighter joining the airline in October 2015.
Views: 1071
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Windy work for Europe Cargo

August 12 - August 12 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of 45 wind turbine sections for the Wind aan de Stroom project from Vietnam to Belgium.
Views: 1304
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Cargolux/Oman Air add Indian links

August 12 - August 12 - The partnership between Cargolux Airlines International and Oman Air will launch a second freighter flight to Chennai, coming online on August 11, 2015, with further expansion into India planned for the near future.
Views: 848
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Rig moves with Element

August 11 - August 11 - Element International Forwarding & Logistics, based in Turkey, recently handled the shipment of a drilling machine from Mersin to Port Sudan.
Views: 1157
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Cosco repeats Arctic voyage

August 11 - August 11 - Cosco Shipping's multipurpose vessel Yong Sheng, which completed its first round trip between Asia and Europe via the Northeast Passage in 2013, is making its second voyage along the Arctic shipping lane.
Views: 1122
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OHT in semi-sub conversion

August 11 - August 11 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has completed the conversion of a 123,000 dwt shuttle tanker into its fifth semi-submersible heavy transport vessel, Albatross.
Views: 904
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Record lift at Vogtle

August 11 - August 11 - The 1,035-tonne CA01 module has been installed in the Unit 3 nuclear island as part of the Plant Vogtle expansion project in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1092
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Alexander loads unloader trio

August 10 - August 10 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of three ship unloaders from Germany to Rayong City in Thailand.
Views: 1075
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Universal returns to Middle East

August 10 - August 10 - Universal Transport has delivered the second part of a large consignment of cargo for the steel industry from Bucharest, Romania to the Middle East.
Views: 847
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CEA scores helicopter hat trick

August 10 - August 10 - CEA Project Logistics has transported a third Seahawk helicopter for the Royal Thai Navy.
Views: 1311
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Tuscor Lloyds on the double

August 10 - August 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported an oversize industrial washer unit and distillation module from Castilla de Leon, Spain to the Indonesian port of Jakarta.
Views: 962
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New shipping line launched

August 7 - August 7 - dship Carriers (d.ship) is a new ocean shipping company, which will operate a variety of multipurpose breakbulk, heavy lift, and bulk vessels.
Views: 1742
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CEVA launches projects division

August 7 - August 7 - Global forwarding and logistics company CEVA chose today's announcement of its second quarter results to reveal that it is launching a global project logistics division within its freight management portfolio, to apply the group's longstanding
Views: 869
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Modulift plays Shah Deniz part

August 6 - August 6 - Modulift has supplied 27 spreader beams and other below-the-hook equipment to oil and gas specialist Alderley for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 BP project in Azerbaijan.
Views: 1286
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Jumbo serves subsea diners

August 6 - August 6 - GAC Sweden has awarded Jumbo a contract for the transportation and installation of an underwater restaurant in the Maldives.
Views: 980
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Military move for Noble

August 5 - August 5 - Noble Shipping has coordinated the transport of 73 units of military cargo from the Jordanian port of Aqaba to Karachi, Pakistan.
Views: 1059
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All change at Schenker

August 4 - August 4 - Jochen Thewes has been appointed the new chairman of the Schenker AG board of management, in which role he will lead the DB Schenker Logistics business unit.
Views: 1627
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Octo-bus travels with AAL

August 4 - August 4 - AAL has transported eight newly-built airport shuttle buses from Xingang in China to Melbourne, Australia for JC Trans Shanghai.
Views: 1449
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Globalink crosses Asia

August 3 - August 3 - Globalink Logistics Group has transported various oversize units of agricultural and farming equipment from China to Georgia.
Views: 998
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Georgia looks inland

August 3 - August 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County, the Governor of Georgia and CSX Transportation have signed an agreement regarding the establishment of the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Georgia, USA.
Views: 1389

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