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RedBox claims NSR first

December 29 - December 29 - ZPMC RedBox Energy Services believes the current sailing of its vessel Audax from the Bering Straits to Sabetta on Russia's Yamal Peninsula is the first ever mid-winter transit of a module carrier on the Northern Sea Route.
Views: 1628
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Century move for Lift & Shift

December 29 - December 29 - Lift & Shift has completed the delivery of 100 modules for Zadco's Upper Zakum oilfield project in Abu Dhabi and Petrofac's Rabab Harweel Integrated Project (RHIP) in Oman.
Views: 1363
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Integrated expands fleet

December 23 - December 23 - Integrated Logistics Company in Kuwait has taken delivery of a new Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane, 20 Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain cranes and ten Terex Explorer 5600 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 1454
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Brunel adds Chinese rail link

December 22 - December 22 - Brunel Project Cargo says that it can now offer a rail service for containers between Yiwu, China to London, UK.
Views: 1559
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Qatar strengthens American links

December 21 - December 21 - With effect from February 2017, Qatar Airways Cargo will commence freighter services to and from the South American destinations of Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito, as well as Miami in the USA.
Views: 1432
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Shipping confidence hits 15-month high

December 21 - December 21 - Shipping confidence improved for the third successive quarter in the three months ending November 16, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 2138
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Big barges sail with Hude

December 20 - December 20 - Denmark based E.W.v.d. Hude & Son has worked together with Peters & May in the UK to arrange the transport of nine barges - weighing a total of 3,080 tonnes - from Nantong, China to Rotterdam on board Saga Welco's vessel Optimana.
Views: 1646
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Ball valves make Milan flight

December 19 - December 19 - DB Schenker has coordinated the delivery of two ball valves from Australia to Italy using a combination of Volga-Dnepr's charter and scheduled cargo services.
Views: 1258
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Transdata makes Amazon delivery

December 19 - December 19 - Heavy transport provider Transdata has completed the delivery of 14 transformers to the Xingu substation in the Brazilian Amazon region, which will help transform part of the high voltage energy produced by the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant
Views: 1300
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Geodis wraps up contract duo

December 19 - December 19 - Geodis has completed a contract with Petrofac for the transportation of oil production modules, weighing up to 4,500 tonnes each, from several origins in Asia to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1909
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Chipolbrok completes newbuild programme

December 16 - December 16 - Chipolbrok has held a naming ceremony for its new heavy lift vessel, Paderewski, in Shanghai, China, marking the completion of its four-ship newbuild programme.
Views: 1414
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Project cargo shines in Great Lakes

December 16 - December 16 - With strong project cargo volumes recorded in November, Betty Sutton, administrator of the US Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, anticipates a strong finish to the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway's 2016 navigation season.
Views: 981
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Coordinadora scoops Hail contract award

December 15 - December 15 - Coordinadora has been awarded a transportation contract for the Hail Surface Facilities EPS project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1066
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BBC begins new APAC service

December 14 - December 14 - BBC Chartering has launched a new monthly service between Thailand and New Zealand, calling at ports in Southeast Asia and Australasia, with effect from mid December.
Views: 1096
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Master Voss moves tanks

December 14 - December 14 - India's Master Voss International Projects has relocated four spherical LPG tanks, salvaged from a ship being scrapped at the Alang ship breaking yard in India to an offshore anchorage near Ghogha port, where fabrication work could take plac
Views: 1303
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Cranes sail into Savannah

December 14 - December 14 - Dockwise's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Teal has transported four new ship-to-shore cranes from Finland to the Port of Savannah in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1561
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Romanian task for Faymonville

December 14 - December 14 - Romanian heavy haulage and crane rental services provider Deme Macarale has been using its two new FlexMAX self-steering trailers from Faymonville to transport concrete beams across the country.
Views: 1597
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BigRoll Baffin delivered

December 14 - December 14 - According to China's Cosco Shipyard, the heavy-duty module carrier BigRoll Baffin has been delivered to Dutch operator BigRoll Shipping.
Views: 1166
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Gaylin opens in South Korea

December 13 - December 13 - Gaylin - the Singapore headquartered supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment - has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.
Views: 2088
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ALE nears Zakum project completion

December 13 - December 13 - ALE is approaching the final stages of its load-out operations for the Upper Zakum 750 Island Surface Facilities (UZ750) project located offshore Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
Views: 929
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TIBA handles huge nacelle

December 13 - December 13 - Spanish freight forwarder TIBA has managed the shipment of a prototype wind turbine nacelle from the manufacturer's premises in Japan to a specialised laboratory in Sangüesa (Navarra), Spain.
Views: 1142
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Biggest lift for AV Dawson

December 12 - December 12 - The transportation and export of a refinery substation built at AV Dawson's North Sea Supply Base in Middlesbrough, UK, marks the site's biggest lift of the year.
Views: 1558
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Woo's who for Hansa in Asia

December 9 - December 9 - Henry Woo is to head up the Asia-Pacific (APAC) division at Hansa Heavy Lift, taking over from Joerg Roehl, who is moving back to Europe and taking an advisory role with the shipping company.
Views: 1425
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15K for Combi Lift

December 9 - December 9 - Combi Lift's Palabora has transported 15,000 cu m of refinery equipment from Ulsan and Masan in Korea to Umm Qasr in Iraq and Shuaiba in Kuwait for the two oil companies, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and Refinery of Karbala Corpor
Views: 1093
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Xin Guang Hua delivered

December 9 - December 9 - The recently rebranded Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co has taken delivery of China's newest and largest semi-submersible heavy lift ship, Xin Guang Hua.
Views: 1369
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Brownsville expects record year

December 9 - December 9 - The Port of Brownsville expects to set tonnage and revenue records for 2016, said Eduardo A. Campirano, port director and ceo.
Views: 1507
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Chinese shipping line rebrands

December 8 - December 8 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line, Cosco Shipping Company Limited (Coscol) has officially changed its name to Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co Ltd, during a ceremony attended by more than 200 people.
Views: 1957
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Transformer moves with Cosmatos

December 8 - December 8 - Cosmatos Shipping Services has delivered a transformer along with 150,000 cu m of auxiliary equipment from Istanbul, Turkey, to Syros in Greece.
Views: 1589
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Orchid ships crusher plant

December 7 - December 7 - Orchid Shipping has shipped a soybean crusher plant to Alexandria, Egypt from Mumbai, India on behalf of Oilex.
Views: 1144
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WWL scores with shearer delivery

December 7 - December 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has delivered a super-heavy longwall shearer from Europe to a coalmine in Australia.
Views: 1257
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Report shows consolidation impact

December 7 - December 7 - A recent report by VesselsValue gives a clear indication of the impact that container line consolidation is having on the total box ship fleet.
Views: 1617
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ALE completes offshore project

December 7 - December 7 - Over the course of 2016, ALE has completed a complicated contract involving the load-out, installation and mooring for the offshore installation of a utility platform, weighing 3,500 tonnes, as well as a living quarter platform, weighing 4,00
Views: 938
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Terex tops ten in Japan

December 7 - December 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply a Model 2 mobile harbour crane to the Port of Otake in Japan.
Views: 1194
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OWC lands Taiwan contract

December 5 - December 5 - Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has been awarded a contract to provide consultancy services related to wind turbine installation vessels and their suitability for different wind turbine and site locations in Taiwan.
Views: 845
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Machine moves with InterMax

December 1 - December 1 - InterMax China has coordinated the delivery and installation of a heavy machine from the Port of Antwerp to Changzhou, China.
Views: 1434
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Maersk to buy Hamburg Süd

December 1 - December 1 - Maersk Line has reached an agreement to purchase German container shpping line Hamburg Süd from the Oetker Group.
Views: 1521
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UECC takes second newbuild

November 30 - November 30 - United European Car Carries (UECC) has taken delivery of its second LNG pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) - Auto Energy - at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 1135
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Hamburg Süd: up for sale?

November 30 - November 30 - In response to international business media reports that German shipping line, Hamburg Süd is for sale, industry consultant Alphaliner suggests that a high price tag could deter potential buyers.
Views: 1085
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Höegh Trotter christened

November 30 - November 30 - The sixth vessel in Höegh Autoliner's New Horizon class of pure car truck carriers (PCTC) was named Höegh Trotter.
Views: 733
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WWPC pair ships to Africa

November 30 - November 30 - Steder Group has coordinated the delivery of two 70-tonne transformers from China to West Africa.
Views: 1105
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Rigmarine opens in Aberdeen

November 29 - November 29 - Lifting and marine product specialist Rigmarine has opened its fourth global facility in Insch to the northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 1902
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First for WWL in Japan

November 28 - November 28 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) claims to have become the first ro-ro shipping company to transport breakbulk cargo weighing over 92 tonnes from Japan to the USA.
Views: 1419
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MD90 moves with Almajdouie

November 28 - November 28 - Almajdouie Logistics has coordinated the transport of a retired MD90 aircraft from Jeddah International Airport to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1548
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ALE signs Chinese nuclear deal

November 28 - November 28 - ALE has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) subsidiary Shanghai Kangfu Nuclear Energy Machinery (KFNE).
Views: 1394
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PCN holds sixth summit

November 25 - November 25 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomed over 175 attendees from more than 70 countries to its sixth annual summit, which took place at the Radisson Blu in Dubai from November 19-21.
Views: 1525
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Korea Line gains Hanjin operation

November 25 - November 25 - South Korean bulk carrier Korea Line - which is owned by the Samra Midas (SM) Group - has acquires the Asia-USA operation of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping.
Views: 1356
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“K” Line ups Thailand-Australia link

November 25 - November 25 - “K” Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha) has enhanced its ro-ro service in the Thailand-Australia trade by commencing a new anti-clockwise route in addition to its existing clockwise trade lane.
Views: 1924
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UECC's dual-fuel LNG ship named

November 24 - November 24 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) named the world's first dual-fuel LNG pure car truck carrier (PCTC), Auto Eco, at a ceremony at the Port of Zeebrugge earlier this week.
Views: 1497
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Blue Water delivers to White Rock

November 22 - November 22 - Blue Water Shipping has coordinated the first shipment of wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New South Wales from China to the Port of Newcastle in Australia.
Views: 1789
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Sterett lifts the lid with Terex

November 21 - November 21 - Sterett Crane & Rigging has completed the lid removal and replacement of eight anaerobic digester tanks at two wastewater treatment plants in Evansville, Indiana using a 400-tonne capacity Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 1338
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ITS reels it in

November 21 - November 21 - ITS International Transport & Shipping has coordinated the shipment of 15 cable reels to Jebel Ali in the UAE.
Views: 1626
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TII inks record SPMT order

November 18 - November 18 - Sarens has acquired EUR63 million (USD66.7 million) worth of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) from trailer manufacturer Kamag for use in Tengizchevroil's (TCO) Future Growth - Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP).
Views: 1279
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Making the most of the downturn

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Group president Bengt Ekstrand noted during a recent managers' conference that the company is pushing for greater innovation and flexibility in order to cope with turbulent global markets, and has maintained a solid balance sheet despite
Views: 2302
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GAC adds Indian manager

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Shipping (India) has appointed C Krishnakumar as general manager, logistics services for its Chennai office.
Views: 2215
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Changes at the top for PACC Offshore

November 15 - November 15 - Effective January 1, 2017, offshore marine services provider, PACC Offshore Services (POSH) is promoting current chief operating officer, Lee Keng Lin to the newly created role of deputy chief executive officer.
Views: 1279
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Project cargo growth at Great Lakes

November 14 - November 14 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway System saw a steady flow of traditional cargoes, with project loads and grain shipments dominating the cargo mix, during October, according to Betty Sutton, administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Develo
Views: 1600
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ABC poised for record 2016

November 14 - November 14 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) says that 2016 is already a record-breaking year for the company, following a 30 percent year-on-year growth in tonnage during October to 57,608 tonnes.
Views: 1341
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Traveller visits Southampton

November 14 - November 14 - Höegh Autoliners' pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Höegh Traveller has made its maiden call at the Port of Southampton in the UK.
Views: 1196
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Omega Morgan signs JV with Sarens

November 14 - November 14 - Omega Morgan and and Sarens have formalised their existing partnership by signing a joint venture agreement to provide crane services in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 1809
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Revenues up for Tiong Woon

November 11 - November 11 - Tiong Woon Corporation achieved revenue of SGD34.4 million (USD24.35 million) in first quarter of its 2016-2017 financial year ending September 30, an increase of SGD1.3 million (USD0.92 million) or 4 percent for the same period of 2015.
Views: 1731
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Revenues decline at Rickmers

November 11 - November 11 - Rickmers Group generated consolidated revenues of EUR373.6 million (USD406.1 million) in the first nine months of 2016 - a 15 percent decline compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 1620
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Results down for Wilhelmsen

November 11 - November 11 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) has reported a decrease in total income and operating profit compared with the previous quarter. During the quarter, the group made significant steps towards restructuring its shipping, logistics and maritime s
Views: 1696
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Baggio delivers topside modules

November 11 - November 11 - Brazil based Baggio Shipping & Chartering has coordinated the transport of four super heavy lift modules from Thailand to China on board TPI Megaline's heavy transport vessel Mega Caravan.
Views: 1780
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Rickmers Seoul carries Titan project

November 9 - November 9 - Belgium based Titan Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a 380-tonne consignment from Antwerp to Shanghai on board the heavy lift vessel Rickmers Seoul.
Views: 1474
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Warriors see Fairplay

November 9 - November 9 - Denmark's Fairplay Shipping has completed the return of an important exhibition of China's first Emperor, Qin Shi Huang's Terracotta Warriors to China.
Views: 1743
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Columbia and Marlow explore merger

November 8 - November 8 - Columbia Shipmanagement and Marlow Navigation have confirmed that they are discussing a potential merger or collaboration to extend their cooperation in the maritime training sector.
Views: 1355
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BIFA calls for end to surcharges

November 8 - November 8 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies - is repeating the call it made earlier this year for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines.
Views: 1256
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PCN members keeping busy

November 7 - November 7 - First Global Logistics and Tandem Logistics (Project Cargo Network members in Egypt and Tunisia respectively) have collaborated on the movement of four out-of-gauge units of oil and gas equipment for a petroleum services company.
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ABC begins Oslo flights

November 7 - November 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is commencing twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter operations from Oslo to cater for Norway's oil and gas and seafood industries.
Views: 1359
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Factory travels with M&M

November 7 - November 7 - Militzer & Münch has coordinated the delivery of an entire factory that will produce float glass (plate glass made by allowing it to solidify on a layer of molten metal) from various locations in North America, Europe and Asia to a site in Ky
Views: 1299
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Dimerco pumps up the volume

November 7 - November 7 - Dimerco Express Group has coordinated the delivery of 30 tonnes of oversized petrochemical pumps by air for a Chinese oil company from Los Angeles, USA to Tianjin.
Views: 717
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Flying Whales inks Chinese partnership

November 4 - November 4 - French company Flying Whales has signed an agreement with AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China) General Aircraft, which is intended to speed up its programme to build a 60-tonne capacity airship, dubbed LCA60T, for the global transpor
Views: 1229
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PrimoCargo continues Sohar shipment

November 3 - November 3 - PrimoCargo has delivered the third lot of project cargo from Antwerp to Oman's Sohar Port for MAN Diesel Turbo.
Views: 1151
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GW expands Memmingen site

November 3 - November 3 - Gebrüder Weiss has invested EUR4 million (USD4.4 million) into expanding its facility in Memmingen, Germany by over 5,000 sq m.
Views: 1070
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Compass completes Afghan airlift

November 3 - November 3 - Aerospace logistics specialist Compass Forwarding has completed the delivery of a Bell 212 Twin Huey utility helicopter from Alberta, Canada to Afghanistan on a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 1049
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The heat is on at Manatee

November 3 - November 3 - Port Manatee has handled the export shipment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) heat exchanger, manufactured at Air Products' production facility close to the port in Florida, USA.
Views: 1602
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Singapore to invest in offshore future

November 2 - November 2 - Singapore's minister of trade and industry, S. Iswaran, has stated that the government is studying the need for measures in the marine and offshore engineering sectors.
Views: 1580
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ABC heads to Heathrow

November 2 - November 2 - London's Heathrow Airport has welcomed AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) as its second dedicated cargo-only service.
Views: 1619
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Cosco, DEME sign umbrella deal

November 1 - November 1 - Cosco Shipping and DEME have signed an umbrella agreement to work closely on the development of offshore wind energy in China.
Views: 1542
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Japanese lines to merge box operations

October 31 - October 31 - Three of Japan's largest shipping companies have announced that they plan to merge their container shipping and overseas terminal operations as the industry struggles with overcapacity and mounting losses.
Views: 1783
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Parrott flies to top at Metro Ports

October 28 - October 28 - Metro Ports has appointed David Parrott as its new director of operations for the US Gulf and East Coast.
Views: 1765
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MISC completes sale of logistics arm

October 28 - October 28 - MISC, the Malaysian shipping company, has completed the disposal of its entire stake in MISC Integrated Logistics (MILS) to Swift Haulage for MYR257.2 million (USD61.2 million), which means it has effectively exited the logistics business.
Views: 1053
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Basra Gateway expansion moves forward

October 27 - October 27 - International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has officially opened the first phase of its greenfield terminal development at the Basra Gateway Terminal in Umm Qasr, Iraq.
Views: 1713
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C.H. Robinson sees profits fall

October 27 - October 27 - Earlier this week, large US logistics company CH Robinson said higher haulage costs and Hanjin'sbankruptcy were partly responsible for the fall in revenues and profits it recorded for third quarter.
Views: 1883
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WCA chooses Bali

October 27 - October 27 - The WCA Projects network will hold its 11th annual conference at the Sheraton Kuta Resort in Bali, Indonesia from September 29 - October 1, 2017.
Views: 1236
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Rickmers-Linie in record Rijeka move

October 26 - October 26 - Rickmers-Linie's heavy lift vessel Rickmers Tokyo has loaded 15 transformers, weighing between 56 and 142 tonnes each, at the Port of Rijeka in Croatia.
Views: 1539
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Eastern Shipping scores hat-trick

October 26 - October 26 - Eastern Shipping of Romania arranged the transportation of three methanol reactors, weighing 378 tonnes each, from Bucharest, Romania to Constanta port, where the units were loaded on board the geared heavy lift ships, BBC Parana and BBC Euro
Views: 1827
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SAL carries Damen vessels

October 25 - October 25 - SAL Heavy Lift's freighter, Svenja, recently called at the Port of Rotterdam to deliver 14 new vessels built by the Damen Shipyards Group at its facilities in Asia.
Views: 1427
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Plant modules arrive in Antwerp

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Antwerp has received one of 100 huge plant modules for ExxonMobil, as well as oversize equipment for Japanese chemical giant Nippon Shokubai during the past month.
Views: 1472
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Rickmers-Linie handles mega yacht

October 24 - October 24 - Rickmers-Linie's Rickmers Dalian made a stop-over at an anchorage off Lavrion in Greece to load an impressive mega yacht.
Views: 719
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GAC shuffles American management

October 21 - October 21 - GAC North America - Logistics has appointed Paul Fardy as managing director to succeed Claus Schensema, who has been named director, general freight.
Views: 1715
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Atlantic Sea christened in Liverpool

October 21 - October 21 - Yesterday, October 20, Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) third newbuild container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel, Atlantic Sea, was christened by HRH Princess Anne at the UK's Port of Liverpool.
Views: 1518
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Altius completes Talara move

October 19 - October 19 - Altius has completed the delivery of a crude distiller and fractionator column from Masan in South Korea to Paita, Peru for the Talara refinery project.
Views: 1087
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Dako delivers to Bangladesh

October 18 - October 18 - Dako Worldwide Transport has coordinated the delivery of three 320-tonne engines from the Port of Saint-Nazaire in France to Bangladesh.
Views: 1827
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Bannerman up at Cargolux

October 17 - October 17 - Cargolux has appointed Christoph Michael Bannerman as it new vice president, corporate development and strategy.
Views: 1510
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White Rock turbines start moving

October 17 - October 17 - Eight wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New England, New South Wales have arrived at Australia's Port of Newcastle on board the multipurpose vessel Erna Oldendorff.
Views: 1384
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Volga-Dnepr delivers Boeing part

October 17 - October 17 - A large production component for a Boeing 767 aircraft has been delivered from Japan to Paine Field Airport in Washington, USA on board a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighter, as part of the long-term logistics support agreement between
Views: 1094
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Module makes way to Japan

October 17 - October 17 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a huge treatment module and associated lifting equipment, weighing a total of 469 tonnes, from the Port of Rotterdam to Okpo, Japan.
Views: 1760
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Liverpool gets final six cranes

October 17 - October 17 - Six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) have been delivered and are now ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal in the UK.
Views: 1309
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AAL loads luxury superyacht

October 13 - October 13 - AAL has loaded a luxury superyacht weighing 200 tonnes at the Dubai port of Jebel Ali.
Views: 1174
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Lucky 13 for PNI Logistics

October 12 - October 12 - PNI Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 13 modules, weighing in between 150 and 200 tonnes, from various fabrication yards in the UAE to Jebel Ali port, and onto a nearby jetty.
Views: 8193
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Emirates expands Scandinavian network

October 12 - October 12 - Emirates SkyCargo has launched a weekly freighter service from Oslo to Dubai, operated by a Boeing 777 aircraft with a cargo capacity of just over 100 tonnes.
Views: 816
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BOCS makes Bilbao home

October 12 - October 12 - According to Uniport Bilbao, German shipowner BOCS (Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping) has made Bilbao its home port for Spanish operations.
Views: 2221
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TPI Megaline loads Octopus

October 10 - October 10 - Korean heavy lift shipping company TPI Megaline has selected ABB's predictive Octopus marine software to ensure safe and efficient operations on one of its vessels.
Views: 1987
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Swiber granted judicial management

October 10 - October 10 - Swiber Holdings, the Singapore based integrated offshore construction and support services provider for shallow water oil and gas field development, has been placed under judicial management while it reorganises its debt.
Views: 859
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Polytra shines in solar move

October 10 - October 10 - Polytra has coordinated the delivery of 3,200 solar panels from China to a small village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 770
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Cosco wins huge Kazakh contract

October 7 - October 7 - China's Cosco Shipping has been awarded a major transportation and logistics contract by a large Kazakhstani oil and gas partnership.
Views: 3887
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Indiana considers new port site

October 7 - October 7 - Indiana Michigan Power has sold its recently retired Tanners Creek coal plant in Lawrenceburg to a brownfield development company that is working with the Ports of Indiana to evaluate the site for use as the state's fourth port.
Views: 820
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FOX Brasil on the boil

October 6 - October 6 - Project logistics provider FOX Brasil has coordinated the door-to-door delivery of a 56-tonne boiler from the USA to Salvador, Brazil.
Views: 1197
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ALP Maritime gets striking new tug

October 5 - October 5 - ALP Striker, a DP2 Anchor Handling Salvage Tug (AHST), which was delivered in September to ALP Maritime Services, achieved an impressive bollard pull result of 309.6 tonnes during its sea trials.
Views: 812
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Ruslan delivers to Zimbabwe

October 4 - October 4 - Ruslan International has flown a 79-tonne shipment of switchgear equipment from Dubai, UAE to Harare in Zimbabwe for power provider Aggreko.
Views: 1616
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TransInvest strengthens Iranian foothold

October 4 - October 4 - PTB Perse International Forwarding - a subsidiary of Switzerland headquartered TransInvest Group - has won a tender for the concession to develop and operate the Aprin Terminal in Iran, 20 km from Tehran.
Views: 1149
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Target arrives at Jaxport

October 3 - October 3 - Jaxport has welcomed Höegh Autoliners' pure care and truck carrier (PCTC), Höegh Target, to its Blount Island Marine Terminal.
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First for UECC

September 30 - September 30 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has taken delivery of the world's first LNG dual-fuel pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) from the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 1384
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New chairman at Jurong

September 30 - September 30 - Jurong Port has appointed Ng Chee Keong as its new chairman effective October 1, 2016.
Views: 1543
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Downturn sees Hansa shift focus

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift is responding to difficult market conditions by focusing on specialised transport and installation projects, rather than bread-and-butter project shipments.
Views: 1936
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Bahri looks to US expansion

September 30 - September 30 - Bahri intends to develop and expand its business in the American market, with the opening of a second US office in Houston, Texas.
Views: 2031
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"K" Line denies bankruptcy allegations

September 29 - September 29 - Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has issued a statement that dismisses claims that it is facing bankruptcy.
Views: 122
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New CEO for Baltic Exchange

September 29 - September 29 - The Baltic Exchange Limited (Baltic Exchange) has named Mark Jackson as its next ceo.
Views: 1561
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Six shipping lines raided in South Africa

September 29 - September 29 - South Africa's Competition Commission has conducted a search and seizure operation at the premises of six cargo shipping companies operating in the Western Cape and Kwazulu-Natal provinces.
Views: 1741
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Hanjin Shipping: sale just one option

September 28 - September 28 - Reports in the international business media suggest that the South Korean court that is overseeing Hanjin Shipping's receivership process is considering multiple means of rehabilitating the world's seventh-largest container shipping line, w
Views: 1485
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SAL in Damen delivery

September 28 - September 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Svenja has departed from Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, loaded with 14 Damen Stan pontoons and tugs destined for Rotterdam.
Views: 1586
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Bahri secures Qualship 21 accreditation

September 27 - September 27 - Saudi Arabia headquartered shipping line Bahri has been enrolled into the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Qualship 21 programme.
Views: 1322
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Blue Water secures third TCO contract

September 26 - September 26 - Oil exploration company Tengizchevroil (TCO) has exercised an option for two additional module carrier vessels (MCVs) for its TCO FGP project in Kazakhstan.
Views: 2060
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AN-22 back in business

September 23 - September 23 - Antonov's renewed AN-22 aircraft has flown a coil reel from Zurich, Switzerland to Abu Dhabi in the UAE for DB Schenker subsidiary Karpeles Flight Services on behalf of Hyundai.
Views: 1385
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"K" Line considers 'drastic structural reform'

September 23 - September 23 - In its 2016 report, "K" Line has said that its heavy lift shipping business, which is conducted by SAL Heavy Lift, is "striving to improve earnings by implementing various cost-cutting measures in addition to pursuing efficient fleet alloca
Views: 122
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Optimarin submits BWT system for US approval

September 22 - September 22 - Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has become the first supplier to submit an application for type approval to the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
Views: 1159
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Return cargo contract at Everett

September 22 - September 22 - Forest Marketing Enterprises (Formark) has been working with Eastern Car Liner (ECL) to deliver logs from the Port of Everett to Japan.
Views: 937
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Reduced income for marine cargo insurers

September 22 - September 22 - The International Union of Maritime Insurers (IUMI) said that global cargo premiums fell by 9 percent between 2014 and 2015 to USD15.8 billion.
Views: 1542
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PrimoCargo engines ahead

September 21 - September 21 - PrimoCargo has coordinated the transport of four diesel generator engine sets, weighing 125 tonnes each, from Frederikshavn in Denmark to Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Views: 1057
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Drydock sails with ZOMC

September 21 - September 21 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has transported an 883 ft x 174 ft (269 m x 53 m) drydock - dubbed Ex-Machinist (AFDB-8) - from Guam in Micronesia to Shanghai, China on board its heavy transport vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 1955
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Gebrüder Weiss opens in Izmir

September 21 - September 21 - Gebrüder Weiss has expanded its presence in Turkey with the opening of a new office in Izmir.
Views: 1398
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ABC adds Seattle flights

September 21 - September 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow, Russia to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the USA.
Views: 1269
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Logistics Plus moves tank quartet

September 21 - September 21 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of four 1,038-tonne gas tanks from Ulsan, South Korea to Portland in Oregon, USA.
Views: 1617
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Ro-ro growth in Abu Dhabi

September 20 - September 20 - Abu Dhabi Ports achieved a 4 percent year-on-year increase in ro-ro volumes handled in the first half of 2016.
Views: 1302
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Sarens wins record contract

September 20 - September 20 - Sarens has been awarded what it claims is the largest contract in its history by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for its Future Growth Project and Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP) in Kazakhstan.
Views: 2482
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GPA names McCarthy

September 19 - September 19 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has appointed Ed McCarthy as its new chief operating officer.
Views: 1445
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GTA orders huge crawler

September 16 - September 16 - Indonesia's GTA Construction has ordered a second LR 11350 crawler crane to its fleet.
Views: 1935
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Faymonville enters Japan

September 16 - September 16 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has delivered its first vehicle to Japan - a six-axle MultiMAX semi low loader.
Views: 1004
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Chipolbrok makes C. Steinweg call

September 16 - September 16 - Chipolbrok's multipurpose vessel Chipolbrok Cosmos has become the first ship to call at its new terminal in Hamburg - C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal).
Views: 1179
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Indiana holds 14th logistics event

September 16 - September 16 - The 2016 Indiana Logistics Summit will take place at the Indiana Convention Centre in Indianapolis from November 16-17.
Views: 1472
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GAC delivers rescue boat

September 16 - September 16 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC has delivered a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) for use in Greek waters surrounding the islands of Lesbos and Samos.
Views: 1505
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'Diverse' cargo mix for St Lawrence Seaway

September 15 - September 15 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway recorded a slight year-on-year uptick in cargo traffic in August, as it continues to see a diversified mix of cargoes moving through its ports.
Views: 1510
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More moves for PCN members

September 15 - September 15 - Turk Logistics and Heavy Transport - member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bahrain - has signed an agreement to become Gulf Air's cargo sales agent, and been awarded a logistics services contract by Olayan Kimberly Clark Bahrain.
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TBM moves with Hydra-Slide

September 15 - September 15 - Yu Sin Engineering has used a Hydra-Slide HT300 skidding system to move a tunnel boring machine (TBM) underground for a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 1514
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Antonov cuts Russian ties

September 14 - September 14 - According to reports in the Ukrainian media, Antonov has confirmed that it has severed all ties with Russian enterprises, including its long-term partner Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 1231
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Silk Way adds new Boeing

September 14 - September 14 - Silk Way West Airlines has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 1207
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Nyrstar receives record component

September 14 - September 14 - Geodis' industrial projects division has worked together with AAL to deliver a large electrostatic precipitator module to Nyrstar's smelting facility in Port Pirie, South Australia.
Views: 1066
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RollDock Sun wraps up Gorgon work

September 13 - September 13 - DB Schenker has bid farewell to RollDock's semi-submersible vessel RollDock Sun, after more than four years of work on the Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia.
Views: 1627
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LM-100J production makes progress

September 13 - September 13 - Production of the first LM-100J commercial freighter is making significant progress at Lockheed Martin's facility in the USA.
Views: 1134
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Daher in Kenyan power delivery

September 13 - September 13 - Daher is organising transport and logistics services for electrical substation equipment built by Siemens as part of the Lake Turkana wind power project in Kenya.
Views: 1357
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Wangfoong delivers to CPCS

September 12 - September 12 - Wangfoong Transportation has completed its logistics services for Cathay Pacific Catering Service's (CPCS) phase II expansion project at Hong Kong International Airport.
Views: 1324
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OHL becomes Geodis

September 8 - September 8 - After being acquired by Geodis in 2015, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL) has now been fully rebranded under the Geodis name.
Views: 1704
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Petrasco ships to Caspian

September 8 - September 8 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the transport of subsea blowout preventers from the USA to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1663
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Smart delivers Turkish plant

September 7 - September 7 - Turkish project logistics provider Smart Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 4,000 cu m of equipment for a cement plant in Söke, Izmir.
Views: 1133
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LOC in offshore wind first

September 6 - September 6 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) in South Korea has been appointed the marine warranty surveying service provider for the Tamra wind farm project off the coast of Jeju Island.
Views: 1313
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Platetrade delivers Paraguay plant

September 6 - September 6 - Platetrade Argentina and Platetrade Paraguay have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a cement plant from China to Puerto Seguro in Paraguay.
Views: 930
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AN-225 back in production

September 5 - September 5 - The world's largest freighter aircraft - the Antonov AN-225 - will be put back into production following an agreement signed by Antonov Company and Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC).
Views: 955
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GAC rings the changes

September 2 - September 2 - Integrated logistics, shipping and marine services provider, GAC Group, has made a swathe of managerial changes.
Views: 1906
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IT makes for safer and greener shipping

September 2 - September 2 - Höegh Autoliners is currently adding new pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) to its fleet, which are fitted with advanced information technology (IT) systems.
Views: 1257
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WWPC duo moves cement mill

September 2 - September 2 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston coordinated the transportation of a cement mill from Europe to Africa.
Views: 1531
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NorSea makes offshore wind commitment

September 1 - September 1 - NorSea Group has established an offshore wind company in Denmark, NSG Wind, which it says will provide a full range of industry services.
Views: 1182
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AAL delivers power to Egypt

September 1 - September 1 - Modules for a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) destined for the Beni Suef power plant in Egypt have been loaded on board AAL's heavy lift ship AAL Dalian in South Korea.
Views: 1718
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Vancouver receives Fednav first

September 1 - September 1 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed the cargo ship Federal Iris on its maiden voyage to the USA.
Views: 885
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GPLN to meet in Dubai

September 1 - September 1 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is holding its next annual general meeting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dubai from April 21-23, 2017.
Views: 1073
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Freja posts half-year growth

August 31 - August 31 - Freja Transport & Logistics posted year-on-year growth of 1 percent in turnover at EUR166 million (USD184 million) for the first half of 2016, with a 20 percent increase in EBIT to EUR4.2 million (USD4.6 million).
Views: 1396
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Hanjin to file for receivership

August 31 - August 31 - South Korea's Hanjin Shipping is to file for court receivership after losing the support of its banks.
Views: 3552
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Nitto Baxi JV established

August 30 - August 30 - “K” Line has established a cargo handling service provider in India, Nitto Baxi, through a joint venture with its group company Nitto Total Logistics and business partner J.M. Baxi.
Views: 853
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BNSF moves press across states

August 30 - August 30 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston has coordinated the transport of a large automotive press from Lafayette, Indiana to Georgetown, Kentucky in the USA.
Views: 1366
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Aqualis names Middle East head

August 30 - August 30 - Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has appointed Ben Lazenby as director of its Middle East operation.
Views: 1403
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Petrasco in chopper move

August 30 - August 30 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the delivery of two helicopters from Eastern Europe to the UK.
Views: 1110
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Intermarine receives first Ecolift ship

August 30 - August 30 - Intermarine has taken delivery of the 12,500 dwt multipurpose vessel Industrial Skipper, which was constructed at Shandong Huanghai shipyard in Rongcheng, China.
Views: 1702
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Khalifa Port to expand

August 30 - August 30 - Abu Dhabi Ports has revealed a major expansion plan for Khalifa Port, which will see an extra 1,000 m of quay wall added at the UAE gateway.
Views: 1128
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DHL inks racing car contract

August 26 - August 26 - A new partnership agreement has been signed by DHL and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), which will see the logistics provider organise the shipment of the teams' motor sport materials and equipment to the overseas events.
Views: 1487
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Global fleet growth expected

August 25 - August 25 - The heavy lift and multipurpose (HL/MPV) shipping sector is under extreme pressure. With desperately low commodity prices laying waste to new capital projects, and increasing competition from other shipping modes for cargoes, the HL/MPV sector
Views: 2313
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Hansa makes Brazilian FPSO move

August 25 - August 25 - Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped five pipe racks and three oversize modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 tonnes, for a new floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit off the coast of Brazil.
Views: 1600
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Malaysian contract win for Mammoet

August 25 - August 25 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift contract for a petrochemical complex expansion project in Johore, Malaysia by a Korean engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor.
Views: 1068
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ALE navigates Atyrau streets

August 24 - August 24 - ALE has completed the transport of the heaviest out-of-gauge components for the Atyrau refinery in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1561
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Huisman wins heavy lift orders

August 24 - August 24 - Huisman has secured new crane contracts with a total value of around EUR300 million (USD338 million) from various contractors, including two 900-tonne capacity heavy lift ship cranes for BigLift Shipping.
Views: 1676
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Fednav claims ballast water first

August 24 - August 24 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbour has welcomed Fednav's oceangoing laker, Federal Caribou, which is one of seven new ships equipped with a ballast water treatment system.
Views: 1010
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Long load for Combi Lift

August 23 - August 23 - Combi Lift's multipurpose vessel Palabora has loaded an oversize vacuum column and cooker fractionator in Masan, South Korea for delivery to the Mina Abdullah and Mina Al Ahmadi refineries in southern Kuwait.
Views: 1286
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Agility appoints management duo

August 23 - August 23 - Agility has named Richard Strollo as managing director, Malaysia, and Frank Guerra as chief executive officer for Australasia, giving him responsibility for operations in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.
Views: 1168
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China eyes logistics industry development

August 23 - August 23 - China's Ministry of Transport has issued a guideline to promote “the intensified, intelligent and standardised development of the logistics industry” and make efforts to reduce costs and enhance efficiency in the sector.
Views: 901
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Ningbo Zhoushan gets ro-ro ready

August 23 - August 23 - The new ro-ro and bulk cargo terminal at the Meishan area of China's Ningbo Zhoushan port has been officially opened to foreign vessels.
Views: 1541
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JAXPORT gets heavy lift of its own

August 22 - August 22 - In the USA, JAXPORT's ongoing investment could be seen as three container cranes arrived at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal aboard the ZPMC semi-submersible ship, Zhen Hua 14, which departed from Shanghai, China in early June. They wi
Views: 2159
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Pan Ocean back in the black

August 19 - August 19 - South Korean shipping company, Pan Ocean has reversed the loss it recorded in the first half of 2015, turning in a profit for the same period of this year.
Views: 1408
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More mergers and acquisitions says Drewry

August 19 - August 19 - Poor first half results in container shipping in the first half make it more likely that more merger activity can be expected, says London's Drewry Maritime Research.
Views: 1547
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ALE stays on the rails in Doha

August 18 - August 18 - ALE has moved 1,470 heavy items to successfully complete the first phase of its work on the new Doha metro project.
Views: 1688
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Manser in at Hunt & Palmer

August 18 - August 18 - Steve Manser, a 40 year veteran of the air cargo industry, has joined UK air charter broker, Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters Ltd.
Views: 485
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Summer record for ACS

August 17 - August 17 - July saw aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, book 1,114 charter contracts, making it the company's best month on record.
Views: 1224
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Crowley names strategy VP

August 16 - August 16 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Eric Evans to vice president of strategy, a newly-created position that will focus on facilitating long-term growth through external business partnerships, including mergers and acquisitions.
Views: 1966
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BBC returns to Denmark

August 15 - August 15 - BBC Chartering has re-launched its presence in Denmark, opening a representative office in Esbjerg.
Views: 1599
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Worldwide success for PCN members

August 12 - August 12 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Poland, Scandinavian Express has completed the transport of six bridge sections, each measuring 7.5 m wide, from Poland to Sweden.
Views: 1707
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High five for big blade shipment

August 12 - August 12 - Hamburg based shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has worked together with liner agent Nepa Shipping to arrange the transport of 150 individual wind turbine blades from China to the USA on board the newbuild heavy lift vessel Chipolbrok Atla
Views: 1614
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St Lawrence Seaway traffic down

August 11 - August 11 - Falling coal and iron ore volumes on the St Lawrence Seaway contributed to an 11 percent reduction in total tonnage in the first quarter, while steel slabs - up 214 percent - were one of the few cargoes to show growth.
Views: 1337
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Siemens continues Egypt power project

August 11 - August 11 - The modules for the first heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) for the Siemens mega project in Egypt have been loaded at the Port of Ulsan, South Korea for their journey to the Beni Suef power plant.
Views: 1160
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Hydra-Slide transforms in Texas

August 10 - August 10 - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging has used an HT500 skidding system from Hydra-Slide to position two transformers in Texas, USA.
Views: 2115
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Chipolbrok set for third newbuild

August 10 - August 10 - Chipolbrok's third newbuild heavy lift vessel, Chipolbrok Atlantic, is set to make its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg's C. Steinweg terminal at the end of September.
Views: 1284
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Wind energy benefits Brownsville

August 10 - August 10 - Wind farm projects continue to flourish in Cameron County and surrounding Texan counties, which the Port of Brownsville says is creating revenue for the US gateway as it continues to handles a host of wind turbine components.
Views: 1072
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Turbine travels through Strasbourg

August 10 - August 10 - A 370-tonne gas turbine, manufactured at GE's factory in Belfort, has been handled by Rhine Europe Terminals (RET) in Strasbourg.
Views: 1611
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ALE makes SARB4 progress

August 10 - August 10 - ALE is currently delivering a number of substations, pipe rack and process modules from Mina Zayed port and various fabrication yards to the Satah al-Razboot (SARB4) project site on Zirku Island in the UAE.
Views: 1639
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Briese and Auerbach in alliance

August 9 - August 9 - In response to the ongoing difficulties faced by shipping lines active in the multipurpose shipping sector, Briese Schiffahrts and Auerbach Schifffahrt have formed a strategic alliance and will cooperate more closely in the areas of project dev
Views: 1698
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Stripper sails with Combi Lift

August 9 - August 9 - Combi Lift's heavy lift ship Palau has loaded a 540-tonne stripper, measuring 95 m long, in Masan, South Korea for delivery to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 1476
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Biomass plant arrives in Brunswick

August 8 - August 8 - Grieg Star's multipurpose vessel Star Lygra has delivered equipment for a biomass plant under construction in Albany to the Port of Brunswick in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1139
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Turkish delight for ALE

August 8 - August 8 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane has performed its first lifts in Turkey, with the installation of two components at the greenfield SOCAR & Turcas Aegean Refinery site in Aliaga, Izmir province.
Views: 2075
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Combi Terminal opens at Jurong

August 8 - August 8 - Singapore's Jurong Port has commenced operations at its Combi Terminal, which has been designed to cater for multipurpose vessels carrying a variety of general cargoes.
Views: 2157
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WCA Projects members on the move

August 5 - August 5 - WCA Projects member, Falcon Logistics Solution, has completed the trial shipment of seven mobile cranes from China to Thailand, with the help of Qingdao Maga International Logistics, reports Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 1881
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OOS inks semi-sub contract

August 4 - August 4 - OOS International Group has signed a contract with China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) for the construction of two newbuild semi-submersible crane vessels.
Views: 3523
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Mill moves with Stute

August 4 - August 4 - Stute Logistics has coordinated the transport of a cement mill from Slavonski Brod in Croatia to the Port of Antwerp, for onward delivery to Jordan.
Views: 1372
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ALE steps on the gas in Oman

August 4 - August 4 - ALE has performed the first load-out in Oman for the Rabab Harweel Integrated Project, which involves the construction of a gas processing facility in the Middle Eastern nation.
Views: 1480
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Combi Lift delivers Alaskan barge

August 3 - August 3 - Combi Lift has employed Pan Ocean's semi-submersible deck carrier Sun Rise to transport the 5,000-tonne accommodation barge, Swissco 48, from Singapore to Alaska.
Views: 1021
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Steder powers ahead in Zimbabwe

August 3 - August 3 - Steder Group - member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the Netherlands, Djibouti and Ethipioa - has coordinated the delivery of power plant equipment to Zimbabwe.
Views: 1412
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CLC Projects members kept busy

August 2 - August 2 - Member of CLC Projects representing Malta and Libya, Carmelo Caruana Company, has moved a vast amount of cargo for an LNG power station, writes Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 1682
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FLS makes caravan move

August 1 - August 1 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has delivered 250 caravans, each measuring 12 m x 4 m x 3 m, from Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to a project site in Iraq.
Views: 1241
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Qatar increases IAG stake

August 1 - August 1 - Qatar Airways has increased its stake in International Airlines Group (IAG) from 15.67 percent to 20.01 percent.
Views: 931
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Aqualis to oversee Noble move

August 1 - August 1 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Noble Corporation to oversee the load-on, transportation and load-off operations for the first journey of the jack-up rig, Noble Lloyd Noble.
Views: 946
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Coscol makes Yamal delivery

August 1 - August 1 - Coscol's semi-submersible vessel, Xia Zhi Yuan, has shipped four LNG modules from China's Port of Tianjin to the Port of Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 1170
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EXG steels the show

July 29 - July 29 - Mumbai headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) successfully completed the delivery of more than 12,000 freight tonnes of steel structures for a Chinese client.
Views: 1549
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Arabi Enertech takes 13

July 28 - July 28 - Kuwait based Arabi Enertech has taken delivery of 13 new Grove cranes, the majority of which are being put to use on oil and gas projects in the region.
Views: 1037
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Bolloré delivers Ichthys modules

July 28 - July 28 - Bolloré Logistics has coordinated the shipment of two oversize prefabricated modules from Batam, Indonesia to the module offloading facility at the Ichthys LNG project site in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 1076
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Ekin in Georgian transformation

July 27 - July 27 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has delivered seven transformers 2,000 km overland from Turkey to Georgia.
Views: 1470
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NileDutch adds Douala call

July 27 - July 27 - NileDutch has added a twice-weekly port call at Douala, Cameroon to its West Europe - West Africa (WEWA) service.
Views: 1344
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HMM continues restructuring

July 26 - July 26 - According to reports in the international media, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has signed an agreement with its creditors to commence its business normalisation plans.
Views: 1405
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Volumes soar at Leipzig/Halle

July 26 - July 26 - Freight volumes at Germany's Leipzig/Halle Airport rose by 6.7 percent year-on-year to around 512,613 tonnes in the first half of 2016.
Views: 1257
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SAL in Lone record smash

July 26 - July 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has transported a 1,100-tonne submerged turret production buoy from Batam, Indonesia to the Firth of Forth in Scotland - a 8,733 nautical mile (16,173 km) journey that took just 20 days to complete.
Views: 1521
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GAC expands in Russia

July 26 - July 25 - GAC Russia is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches in Nakhodka and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
Views: 2039
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DHL signs Madagascan mine deal

July 26 - July 26 - DHL Global Forwarding has entered into a three-year global freight forwarding agreement with Madagascan mining enterprise Ambatovy - a joint venture between Sherritt International Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Korea Resources Corporation
Views: 1504
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Coscol makes another icy trip

July 25 - July 25 - Coscol's multipurpose vessel Yong Sheng has made its third voyage via the Northeast Passage, delivering wind turbine blades from China's Port of Tianjin to the UK.
Views: 1036
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GAC inks Team Britannia deal

July 25 - July 25 - GAC has been named official shipping and logistics partner of Team Britannia, which is attempting to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year.
Views: 1449
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ALE in big rig load-out

July 25 - July 25 - ALE has completed the load-out of the first jack-up rig for the CAT-J project at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea.
Views: 970
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Two up at Chi Deh

July 22 - July 22 - Taiwanese crane contractor Chi Deh has added two new Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile cranes to its fleet.
Views: 1421
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CEA adds Volvo duo

July 22 - July 22 - CEA Project Logistics has added two Volvo FH 440 prime movers to its heavy haulage fleet.
Views: 1553
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Panalpina responds to oil and gas slump

July 20 - July 20 - Due to the continuing slowdown in the oil and gas business, Panalpina recognised a restructuring cost of CHF26 million (USD26.3 million) in the second quarter of 2016, leaving it with an adjusted consolidated profit of CHF47.9 million (USD48.4 m
Views: 1847
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Breakbulk struggles at NWSA

July 20 - July 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) handled 93,975 tonnes of breakbulk cargo in June - a 36 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 1446
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Antwerp inks Iranian collaboration

July 19 - July 19 - The Antwerp Port Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding collaboration with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority, which controls the Port of Bandar Abbas in Iran.
Views: 1775
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Qatar adds American flights

July 19 - July 19 - Qatar Airways Cargo has launched freighter services to New York (JFK), USA and Halifax, Canada.
Views: 902
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Strong half for Schiphol

July 19 - July 19 - Freight volumes at Schiphol Cargo - the cargo department of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands - reached 796,801 tonnes in the first six months of 2016, representing a 1.6 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 1289
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WWL welcomes Themis

July 19 - July 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added its fourth neo-Panamax class newbuild vessel, Themis, to its fleet.
Views: 1032
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CS Leasing strengthens management

July 19 - July 19 - Container leasing company CARU Specialized Leasing (CS Leasing) has appointed Makoto Nose to head up operations in Asia, and named Linda Knight as marketing director based in Sydney, Australia.
Views: 1698
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RTL opens in Vladivostok

July 18 - July 18 - Russian logistics specialist RTL has opened a new office in Vladivostok.
Views: 1035
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EXG delivers to Malawi

July 18 - July 18 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of 14 earthmoving machines from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Malawi.
Views: 1200
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Hapag-UASC merger agreed

July 18 - July 18 - Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have concluded a business combination agreement (BCA) to merge both companies, subject to the necessary regulatory and contractual approvals.
Views: 1839
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Global Star gets on track

July 15 - July 15 - Global Star Logistics has coordinated the shipment of 90 railcars from Shanghai, China to Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Views: 929
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Rhenus and Sankyo join forces

July 15 - July 15 - The Rhenus Group has established a joint venture with Japan's Sankyo Corporation, dubbed Rhenus Sankyo Logistics.
Views: 959