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CMA CGM inks Iranian deal

January 29 - January 29 - According to reports in the international media, France's CMA CGM has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL).
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PCN members power ahead

January 29 - January 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Netherlands, Ryano Logistics, has coordinated a shipment of power plant equipment to Zambia; while PCN member in Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, has discharged various project cargoes from t
Views: 2468
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Indiana-Jeffersonville steels ahead

January 29 - January 29 - The Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville handled 16 percent more cargo in 2015 compared with the previous year, driven mostly by large volumes of steel and agriculture products.
Views: 905
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Venice loads for Iran

January 28 - January 28 - A giant boiler, manufactured by Simic in Italy, has been loaded on board a ro-ro vessel at the Port of Venice for shipment to Iran.
Views: 1279
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Qatar adds three to network

January 28 - January 28 - Effective Mach 2016, Qatar Airways Cargo will launch three new freighter routes to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 1194
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Incotec delivers to Tianwan

January 28 - January 28 - Incotec Cargo has coordinated the shipment of 16 items of equipment, including a 323-tonne reactor vessel, from Russia to China on board the SAL Heavy Lift vessel Trina.
Views: 1635
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AGL expands in Russia

January 27 - January 27 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has opened a new sales and marketing office in Moscow, as well as a new sales and operations office in Vladivostok, Russia.
Views: 1440
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Things heat up at BigLift

January 26 - January 26 - BigLift Shipping's vessel Happy Buccaneer has transported a 1,200-tonne continuous ship unloader (CSU) from Taiwan to Japan, and installed it at the Haramchi thermal electric power station.
Views: 1509
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Teamlifting assists rotor repair

January 26 - January 26 - Teamlifting has coordinated the replacement of a 49.9-tonne rotor at the Qurayyah power plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1171
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Posh inks Prelude tow deal

January 25 - January 25 - Posh Terasea secured the contract to tow and position the Shell Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform from South Korea to Australia.
Views: 854
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European shuffle for DB Schenker

January 25 - January 25 - DB Schenker has reorganised its European business and merged its four management regions into one.
Views: 1497
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ZPMC - Red Box gets Audax

January 25 - January 25 - ZPMC - Red Box Energy Services has taken delivery of Audax, one of two 25,000 dwt PC-3 module carriers that the company is having built in China.
Views: 2427
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RiverOak targets Manston reopening

January 22 - January 22 - The UK's National Infrastructure Planning inspectorate has received an application from RiverOak Investment Corporation to reopen Manston Airport in Kent.
Views: 1481
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MEPL takes on two

January 22 - January 22 - Middle East Project Logistics (MEPL) has handled two challenging project moves from Turkey to Pakistan and China to Oman.
Views: 1460
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Kita overcomes obstacles in Iraq

January 22 - January 22 - Kita Logistics, a member of The Heavy Lift Group (THLG), has transported over 3,000 trailer loads of cargo from Turkey to Iraq for two cement plant developments.
Views: 1488
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Transdata goes big in Brazil

January 22 - January 22 - Transdata Movimentação de Cargas Complexas has unloaded two FPSO (floating, production, storage and offloading) modules in Brazil.
Views: 1484
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Record year at Sohar

January 22 - January 22 - Breakbulk cargo volumes at Sohar Port and Freezone rose 46 percent in 2015 compared with the previous year.
Views: 1154
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ALE wraps up Ichthys project

January 21 - January 21 - ALE has completed the final module load-out in Thailand for the Ichthys LNG project's onshore facilities.
Views: 1004
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Iranian JV launched

January 21 - January 21 - Following the easing of trade sanctions imposed on Iran, UK based Seafast Logistics and Iranian logistics provider Seven Seas Tehran have partnered up to create the joint venture, Iran Shipping & Logistics Limited (ISLL).
Views: 1472
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Cargolux China approved

January 20 - January 20 - The Cargolux board of directors has approved an investment of USD77 million for Cargolux China - a new joint venture Chinese cargo airline based in Zhengzhou.
Views: 1601
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Capacity up at Kakinada Port

January 19 - January 19 - The Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) has been granted a lease for its proposed USD66.5 million Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) at Kakinada Port, India.
Views: 901
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Volga-Dnepr seeks life on Mars

January 19 - January 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated three AN-124-100 cargo flights for Bollore Logistics, carrying equipment and materials for the ExoMars space exploration programme that aims to discover any traces of life on Mars.
Views: 1084
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Index suggests growth, but volatility

January 19 - January 19 - According to the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, supply chain executives expect an uptick in emerging markets growth in 2016, despite concerns about China and the fluctuating oil price.
Views: 2381
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Coordinadora in Sadara move

January 19 - January 19 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has coordinated the shipment of five heavy units from South Korea to Saudi Arabia for the Sadara project.
Views: 1767
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Kuntz back at SAL

January 18 - January 18 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Jürgen Kuntz as the new head of its Asia desk in Hamburg.
Views: 1975
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BBC wins TOYO contract

January 18 - January 18 - BBC Chartering has been awarded a strategic volume contract by TOYO Engineering Corporation (Japan), which will see the carrier deliver over 400,000 freight tonnes of project cargo for four major projects during 2016 and 2017.
Views: 872
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MAC makes rotor move

January 18 - January 18 - MAC Logistic International Group has coordinated the shipment of a 64-tonne rotor from China to Brazil.
Views: 1142
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High five for Aryamasir

January 18 - January 18 - Aryamasir International Transport has coordinated the movement of oversize cargo from southern Iran to an oil and gas site in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 1367
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PCN duo team up

January 18 - January 18 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, Fortune International Transport, and fellow PCN member in Oman, Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS), have worked together to ship a large asphalt mixing plant from Italy to Oman.
Views: 1630
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MacGregor to give six a lift

January 18 - January 18 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new contract to deliver 12 heavy lift cranes, each with a 450-tonne capacity, to six Ecolift F900 vessels being built at two Chinese shipyards - Hudong and Huangpu Wenchong.
Views: 1449
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MOL fires up

January 15 - January 15 - Mistsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has shipped seven fire engines to Paraguay from Japan.
Views: 1023
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Indiana urged to build fourth port

January 14 - January 14 - Governor Mike Pence has called on the Ports of Indiana to "vigorously explore" building the state's fourth port in southeastern Indiana.
Views: 1469
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BigRoll Bering launched

January 14 - January 14 - The second of four MC Class vessels under construction for BigRoll Shipping - BigRoll Bering - has been launched at China's Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 1206
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NYK puts trust in Rotterdam

January 14 - January 14 - NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBPC) has decided to use the Port of Rotterdam as its 'port of call' for loading and unloading breakbulk cargo on its Europe-Far East service.
Views: 1682
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Almajdouie overcomes canals

January 14 - January 14 - Almajdouie Logistics Company was contracted to transport 34 heavy and oversize units over 140 km by road from Jazan Port to Jazan Economic City in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1482
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Hanssy appoints Vinia

January 14 - January 14 - Vinia has been appointed by Hanssy Shipping as its exclusive commercial agent for Spain and Portugal.
Views: 1513
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Transimex delivers dam project

January 14 - January 14 - Transimex has coordinated project logistics operations for the Memve'ele hydroelectric power project in Cameroon.
Views: 1227
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UTC sets three-state record

January 13 - January 13 - UTC Overseas executed a record-breaking project shipment, delivering a huge phase-shifting transformer (PST) from China to Utah in the USA. In the process UTC set records for the heaviest over-road permits issued in the states of Utah, Arizon
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Coordinadora begins Jazan move

January 13 - January 13 - Coordinadora has completed the first heavy lift shipments for the Jazan Refinery and Terminal project in Saudi Arabia, which included the transport of four oversize reactors.
Views: 1342
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AGL propels forward

January 12 - January 12 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of vessel propellers from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Wismar, Germany.
Views: 1511
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Tai Wah gets Goldhofer

January 12 - Janaury 12 - The first MPA-K semitrailer from Goldhofer has been delivered to Hong Kong based Tai Wah Sea & Land Heavy Transportation.
Views: 862
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Braid turns up the heat

January 12 - January 12 - Braid Projects has transported 18 heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) from South Korea to the USA.
Views: 1606
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Ter Bruggen soars into Cargolux

January 11 - January 11 - Cargolux has appointed Gerard Ter Bruggen as its new regional director for west and north Europe, covering Benelux, the UK, Scandinavia and the Baltic states.
Views: 1214
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Super six for WLC

January 11 - January 11 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of six fuel cell energy modules from Danbury, Connecticut to South Korea.
Views: 1540
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Mumbai training deadline looms

January 11 - January 11 - Registrations officially close on January 26 for the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course, which is being held in Mumbai from February 1-2, 2016.
Views: 873
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ABL in Dissaco takeover

January 11 - January 11 - ABL has acquired the Antwerp based freight forwarding company Dissaco.
Views: 1864
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One keel down for UECC

January 8 - January 8 - The keel laying ceremony has taken place for the first of two United European Car Carriers (UECC) pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 757
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Jones steams into Röhlig

January 8 - January 8 - Röhlig Logistics has appointed Richard Jones as senior logistics advisor, to assist the German company in the development of its global multimodal services and project logistics activities.
Views: 1669
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Drewry: Container lines brace for losses in 2016

January 8 - January 8 - The container shipping industry should brace for losses in 2016, according to the latest Container Forecaster report released by global shipping consultancy Drewry, which will have a negative knock-on effect on the heavy lift and multipurpose
Views: 2286
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FLS rushes column to Iraq

January 7 - January 7 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a crude oil distillation column from the UAE to Iraq.
Views: 1267
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AGL takes on two

January 7 - January 7 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has shipped 16 fire engines from Italy to Mongolia; and delivered 2,000 freight tonnes of graders from Germany to Bangladesh.
Views: 1423
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Hansa breaks the ice

January 7 - January 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) recently completed two safe voyages along the western boundary of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a 365-tonne heat exchanger from Fairless Hills, USA, and power generation equipment from Italy to Sabetta, Russia.
Views: 1571
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CEA moves bottle plant

January 7 - January 7 - CEA Projects has completed the movement of an over-dimensional bottle washer in Myanmar.
Views: 938
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'Volatile' outlook for shipping

January 6 - January 6 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens expects the shipping industry to remain volatile and indispensable in 2016.
Views: 977
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Nose-loader arrives in Qatar

January 6 - January 6 - Qatar Airways Cargo has received its first Boeing 747 nose-loading freighter.
Views: 987
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Wagenborg begins dredger drag

January 6 - January 6 - Wagenborg has been contracted to transport the Damen cutter suction dredger, Mangystau, from Nijkerk in the Netherlands to Bautino, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1242
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JAS steps on the gas

January 5 - January 5 - JAS Projects - Oil and Gas has coordinated two heavy lift shipments from Hazira Port, India to Saudi Arabia's Duba Port for a gas processing project.
Views: 1469
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POGL rolls into Texas

January 5 - January 5 - Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is continuing to deliver oversize cargo to Formosa Plastic Corporation's new manufacturing facility in Point Comfort, Texas.
Views: 1292
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Khimji Ramdas goes sour

January 5 - January 5 - Khimji Ramdas Projects & Logistics Group has completed the delivery of cargo for the Rabab Harweel sour oil and gas project site in Oman.
Views: 1430
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AGL racks it up

January 4 - January 4 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a large number of oversize cargoes to Malaysia's Port Klang, using flatrack containers.
Views: 1305
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GAC shuffles management

January 4 - January 4 - GAC has begun 2016 with the appointment of four new managers to the group.
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Uganda bridge rises with Emirates

January 4 - January 4 - Emirates SkyCargo has flown heavy and oversize equipment and machinery for a new bridge over the Nile River from Japan to Uganda.
Views: 929
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ACS offices flying high

January 4 - January 4 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) offices in Dubai, UAE and Los Angeles, USA are set to achieve record 2015 financial years.
Views: 1039
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Felbermayr climbs Carpathians

January 4 - January 4 - Felbermayr has transported five wind turbines from the Black Sea port of Constanta to the Carpathian Mountains in northwestern Romania.
Views: 1355

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