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Québec and Indiana form Great Lakes union

September 30 - September 30 - The Canadian province of Québec and the US state of Indiana have launched a new partnership to increase their collaboration on Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System shipping and the region's maritime economic development.
Views: 1284
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ACS: Asian demand surges

September 30 - September 30 - Air Charter Service (ACS) says that its offices in Hong Kong and Beijing have reported considerable year-on-year growth rates.
Views: 1047
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WSS appoints Liang

September 30 - September 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has named Frank Liang regional offshore manager, Asia.
Views: 839
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Combi Lift makes Big Blue partner

September 30 - September 30 - Germany based heavy lift and project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has appointed Big Blue Shipping Line Shanghai as its commercial agent and representative in China and Taiwan.
Views: 1876
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CEA makes tracks in Thailand

September 29 - September 29 - CEA Project Logistics has begun the transport of equipment for the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) Purple Line Project - a 23 km elevated heavy rail transit system being constructed in Bangkok, Thailand.
Views: 1090
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Tuscor builds on UK-Oman trade

September 29 - September 29 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported 11 heavy machine pump components from the UK Port of Tyne to Sohar Port in Oman.
Views: 1642
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Crane trio sails into Felixstowe

September 29 - September 29 - Three new ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been shipped from China to the Port of Felixstowe onboard ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 25.
Views: 1498
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Cosco ferries to Brazil

September 28 - September 28 - A ferry destined for use in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been loaded onboard Cosco Shipping's heavy lift vessel Da Liang at China's Huangpu New Port.
Views: 1578
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Shipping confidence hits 2015 high

September 28 - September 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose in the three months ended August 2015, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1459
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Gefco buys out IJS

September 28 - September 28 - Gefco has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire Dutch logistics company IJS Global.
Views: 1764
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BBC completes Arctic voyage

September 28 - September 28 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Louisiana has shipped four continuous catalyst regeneration (CCR) modules along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for the Antipinsky refinery in Tyumen, Russia.
Views: 1135
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Jumbo gets ball rolling

September 25 - September 25 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairpartner has transported a 600-tonne spherical tank from a fabrication yard in Sattahip, Thailand to the Ichthys project's onshore LNG facility in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 1206
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OHT in big barge move

September 25 - September 25 - Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) largest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Hawk, is transporting 15 oil barges from Qidong, China to Nigeria.
Views: 1549
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V. Alexander reacts well

September 25 - September 25 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of a 328-tonne reactor from southern Germany to China.
Views: 954
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Liebherr releases Mecca crane findings

September 24 - September 24 - Liebherr has released the findings of its investigation into the collapse of an LR 11350 crawler onto the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, suggesting that the machine was technically faultless.
Views: 1260
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HLPFI opens in Mumbai

September 23 - September 23 - HLPFI has expanded its reach with the opening of a new representative office in Mumbai, the commercial and shipping hub of India.
Views: 866
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Geodis adds projects duo

September 23 - September 23 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Michael Doerpinghaus as director of industrial projects, Southeast Asia Pacific (SEAP) and Igor Muñiz as director of industrial projects, Europe.
Views: 1155
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Allseas asks Churchill

September 23 - September 23 - Allseas Global Logistics has appointed Terry Churchill as its new general manager, based in the UK.
Views: 1399
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AGL in compressor move

September 22 - September 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of compressor units from Germany to the Russian Republic of Tartastan by road.
Views: 1697
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WWL in CIS expansion

September 22 - September 22 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new office in Baku, Azerbaijan to meet the growing need for logistics providers in the Caucasus region.
Views: 953
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MacGregor names Chinese VP

September 22 - September 22 - Equipment manufacturer MacGregor - a part of the Cargotec Corporation - has appointed Zhengyu Li (Frank) as vice president, head of China.
Views: 943
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Swire shuffles managerial pack

September 22 - September 22 - Ron Mathison has been appointed managing director of Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) in Singapore, effective September 21, 2015. He was also named as a director of John Swire & Sons (S.E. Asia), with effect from August 1, 2015.
Views: 1233
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AAL opens at Vancouver

September 21 - September 21 - AAL has continued its global expansion strategy by opening a new office in Canada, at the recently launched Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC).
Views: 1792
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FLS calls on Maersk

September 21 - September 21 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a pipe bending machine from Jebel Ali to Mersin, Turkey onboard Maersk Line's container vessel Talassa.
Views: 1313
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AGL returns to Russia

September 18 - September 18 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of project cargo from Germany and Italy to Kirov, Russia for a stand cold rolling tandem mill.
Views: 1171
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Altius kick starts refinery move

September 18 - September 18 - Altius has coordinated the first shipment of refinery equipment from Italy's Porto Marghera for the Jazan refinery and terminal project in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 954
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CEA Projects drinks up

September 18 - September 18 - CEA Project Logistics (CEA Projects) has completed the transportation, lifting and installation of several distillation column, evaporator and fan components for a drinks manufacturer in Bang Nam Priao, Thailand.
Views: 1299
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Jade Cargo to auction three

September 18 - September 18 - Reports in the international aviation media suggest that Jade Cargo International will auction three Boeing 747-400 freighters in Shenzhen, China on October 26.
Views: 752
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Alstom begins Ituango delivery

September 18 - September 18 - Alstom has commenced the transportation of approximately 2,500 units of equipment for the Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.
Views: 1052
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New heavy lift JV targets Asia

September 17 - September 17 - Sankyu and Mammoet have established a new joint venture in Singapore specialising in heavy lifting, transport and engineering services, and heavy equipment for the East Asian market - Sankyu Mammoet.
Views: 1229
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X2 to meet in Bangkok

September 17 - September 17 - X2 Group of Professional Logistics Networks is holding its third annual conference from February 20 - 24, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Views: 829
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First of ZPMC-Red Box module carriers leaves drydock

September 17 - September 17 - Audax, the first of the two PC-3/ARC7 Ice Class module carriers that were ordered by ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services from Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) last year has been floated out from its drydock.
Views: 1717
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Super six for SAL

September 16 - September 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has shipped six units of heavy project cargo, weighing a total of 2,219 tonnes, for a refinery and petrochemical complex project in Vietnam.
Views: 895
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UTC calls for reinstatement of Ex-Im Bank

September 16 - September 16 - UTC Overseas has called on industry colleagues and US exporters to push for Congressional re-authorisation of the nation's Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which expired on July 1, 2015.
Views: 1533
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Blue Water begins hull move

September 16 - September 16 - Blue Water Shipping has loaded two hull sections, weighing a total of 10,800 tonnes, in Singapore destined for Azerbaijan's Baku Shipyard.
Views: 1065
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Growth spurt at ABC

September 16 - September 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported approximately 300,000 tonnes of cargo during the first eight months of 2015 - a 17 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 1728
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Bahrain welcomes Petrology

September 15 - September 15 - Petrology - a joint venture between Almajdouie Logistics, De Rijke and Sumitomo Warehouse - has opened an office in Bahrain.
Views: 893
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AGL puts skids on

September 15 - September 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported four skids, each weighing 35 tonnes and measuring 7.45 x 3.26 x 3.44 m, from Saxony to Berlin in Germany.
Views: 1531
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ALE takes ride with Scheuerle

September 15 - September 15 - ALE has transported a 1,293-tonne petrochemical module for the Malika oilfield offshore Malaysia using 60 axle lines of Scheuerle self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 1114
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Buss names Neelsen

September 14 - September 14 - Effective October 1, 2015, Marco Neelsen will become chief executive officer (ceo) at Buss Port Logistics (BPL), succeeding Heinrich Ahlers.
Views: 1247
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ALE's Malaysian Mega Jack

September 14 - September 14 - ALE has completed a jack-up and skidding operation for the Malikai project in Malaysia.
Views: 1136
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UTi lends hand to Sedgman

September 11 - September 11 - UTi Worldwide is joining forces with Sedgman to transport a mineral processing plant from China to the USA.
Views: 792
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BigLift in Damen load

September 11 - September 11 - BigLift Shipping's heavy lift vessel Happy Star is to transport a total of 22 Damen boats from several shipyards in Asia to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1916
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Volga-Dnepr pumps up

September 10 - September 10 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered an 11-tonne oil and gas pump from the Netherlands to Turkmenistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 1053
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Höegh pulls the Trigger

September 10 - September 10 - Höegh Autoliners has named the second vessel in its New Horizon series, Höegh Trigger, at a naming ceremony held at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 678
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AGL takes to the road

September 10 - September 10 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has delivered 2,000 freight tonnes of equipment for a steel plant from Italy to Belarus by road.
Views: 1072
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Sky Line gets shredding

September 10 - September 10 - Sky Line Maritime has coordinated the shipment of two shredding machines for use in a recycling plant from Sri Lanka to Thailand.
Views: 766
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Seminar kicks off in Antwerp

September 10 - September 10 - Belgian deputy prime minister Alexander De Croo has officially opened the Port Logistics seminar in Antwerp, which was organised by APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center.
Views: 871
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Petrasco in big rig win

September 9 - September 9 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has won a contract from KCA Deutag to transport the T-45 mobile land drilling rig from Germany to North Africa.
Views: 1059
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Heavy duo for Van der Vlist

September 9 - September 9 - Van der Vlist has transported a 410-tonne regenerator and a 275-tonne reactor from Deggendorf, Germany to Kazakhstan via its terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Views: 1006
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BNSF inks Schnabel deal

September 9 - September 9 - Transportation Technology Services (TTS), which was recently acquired by BNSF Logistics, has signed an agreement with Siemens Energy to market and operate the 20-axle KWUX 101 Schnabel railcar.
Views: 1040
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Höegh makes Southampton stop

September 9 - September 9 - Höegh Autoliners' new pure car/truck carrier (PCTC) vessel, Höegh Target, made its maiden stop at the UK's port of Southampton yesterday, September 8.
Views: 738
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AAL in Korean first

September 9 - September 9 - AAL has opened its first office in Seoul, South Korea, a market that the breakbulk and heavy lift shipping line has served for 20 years, appointing a representative in the country in 2005.
Views: 1216
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Caba in veteran boat move

September 8 - September 8 - Turkish transport company Caba has used a PowerMAX modular vehicle from Faymonville to transport the 100-year-old cruiser Halas 71 within Turkey's RMK Shipyard.
Views: 966
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SAL completes Alaskan challenge

September 8 - September 8 - Earlier this year, SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Svenja was chartered by Crowley for the installation of the development platform within the Kitchen Lights Unit #3 (KLU) - a petroleum exploitation area of Deutsche Oel & Gas, spanning 337 sq km, in
Views: 1259
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Linc in TBM return

September 8 - September 8 - Linc Group has coordinated the shipment of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Singapore to Shanghai, China.
Views: 895
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The Freight Co. moves home

September 8 - September 8 - The Freight Co. has moved into larger premises in Yangon, as part of its ongoing expansion in Myanmar.
Views: 451
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CAL in Georgia take-off

September 8 - September 8 - Effective September 25, CAL Cargo Airlines will add a twice-weekly service between Atlanta, Georgia and Belgium's Liege Airport.
Views: 806
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Pipe dream for FLS-KAA

September 7 - September 7 - FLS-KAA has arranged the shipment of 440 sections of cement pipe, each weighing 3 tonnes, from Antwerp to Al Ain in the UAE.
Views: 1584
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Volga-Dnepr branches out

September 7 - September 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown 28 cypress trees to Tashkent, Uzbekistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 1276
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Energy glut could postpone LNG developments

September 7 - September 7 - A global oversupply of LNG, in addition to a spate of new LNG projects due for final investment decision (FID) in 2015/16, could depress the market for LNG in Asia until 2025, says analyst Wood Mackenzie.
Views: 1414
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Tyre-ing job for X2 duo

September 4 - September 4 - Members of the X2 logistics network, Radius Logistics and Knot Global, have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a tyre uniformity machine from Japan to India.
Views: 1026
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Aqua-Dragon in OKI delivery

September 4 - September 4 - Chinese forwarder Aqua-Dragon Logistic (ADL) has transported around 18,000 cu m of cargo from Shanghai to Palembang, Indonesia, on behalf of PT. Asia Paper and Pulp (APP).
Views: 1329
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Aqualis makes for Qatar

September 4 - September 4 - Aqualis Offshore has opened a new office in Doha, Qatar.
Views: 867
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ABC makes Singapore debut

September 4 - September 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has commenced a twice-weekly direct B747 freighter service to Singapore's Changi Airport from Moscow.
Views: 1151
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Pakistan strike ends pending tax review

September 4 - September 4 - Industrial action across Pakistan's logistics sector has ended with immediate effect, after logistics industry associations and the government reached an accord over tax legislation.
Views: 1186
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'Unjust' tax halts Pakistani freight

September 3 - September 3 - Pakistan's seaports, airports and bonded container freight stations closed on September 2 as a result of strike action by members of the Pakistan Freight Forwarders Association (PIFFA) and the Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan (ACAAP)
Views: 1233
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Svensson to shoot off 23rd BUSINESSrun

September 3 - September 3 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Peter Svensson, senior vice president and head of Clipper Americas will fire the starting pistol at the 23rd Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Houston.
Views: 1915
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WLC in Ohio transformation

September 3 - September 3 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of a 178-tonne transformer from South Korea to Ravenna, Ohio.
Views: 982
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AGL barges on

September 2 - September 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported eight large lock sections from the German inland port of Regensburg to Romania.
Views: 1592
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Expeditors flies into Incheon

September 2 - September 2 - Expeditors International (UK) has coordinated the delivery of two 50-tonne pumps from Prestwick in Scotland to Incheon, South Korea using an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 1279
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Yacht goes Direct to Australia

September 1 - September 1 - Direct Worldwide Logistics has shipped a brand new yacht from Xiamen, China to the Australian port of Newcastle.
Views: 880
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Best Services ships blade trio

September 1 - September 1 - Best Services International Freight has shipped three 53 m long wind turbine blades from Shanghai, China to Panama.
Views: 791
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MIS delivers power to Oman

September 1 - September 1 - Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS) has transported six Wärtsilä generator sets, as well as 170 containers, from the port of Duqm to the Saih Al Khairat power station in the Dhofar region of Oman.
Views: 1334
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Delta handles Cats in Piraeus

September 1 - September 1 - Delta Maritime has transhipped two Caterpillar D10T vehicles - each weighing 54 tonnes and measuring 7.1 m x 16 m x 3.23 m - from one ro-ro vessel to another at the Greek port of Piraeus.
Views: 1088
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Asia Pacific expansion for Swire

September 1 - September 1 - Swire Shipping is upgrading its multipurpose liner service coverage in the Asia Pacific region.
Views: 1183

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