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AAL delivers huge crane consignment

June 30 - June 30 - AAL has completed the transport of the first ten of 20 automated stacking cranes (ASC) in several shipments from Shanghai to Melbourne, for final delivery to Victoria International Container Terminal.
Views: 1573
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Sparber turns the heat up

June 30 - June 30 - Sparber Group has coordinated the delivery of a 3,000 cu m consignment of heat exchangers from Spain's Bilbao Port to Ashdod in Israel.
Views: 1196
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FLS stuffs into boxes

June 30 - June 30 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the delivery of a 2,500 cu m consignment of gas turbine generators from the UAE to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Views: 1149
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Darka adds Sudan shipping link

June 29 - June 29 - Darka Group has launched a new non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) service from Port Sudan to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 1271
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KOG adds Indian hub

June 29 - June 29 - With effect from June 1, KOG Worldwide has opened another Indian office in New Delhi.
Views: 899
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Chapman strengthens Indian team

June 29 - June 29 - Chapman Freeborn has enhanced its on board courier (OBC) business in India with the appointment of Franklin Henry and Paraq Joshi to its business development team in the country.
Views: 1312
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Hapag board approves UASC merger

June 29 - June 29 - Hapag-Lloyd's supervisory board has approved the merger of the German container line with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
Views: 1267
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Geodis on track for Bombardier

June 29 - June 29 - Geodis is currently handling the delivery of 75 trains from India to Australia for Bombardier Transportation.
Views: 1085
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Multraship's Damen duo named

June 29 - June 29 - Two Damen ASD 3213 tugs for towage and salvage specialist Multraship have been named Multratug 29 and Multratug 30 at a ceremony in Terneuzen, the Netherlands.
Views: 776
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Jumbo ship makes Broekman call

June 29 - June 29 - Jumbo's heavy lift ship Jumbo Kinetic has made its maiden call at the Broekman Breakbulk terminal in Rotterdam.
Views: 1883
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BigLift orders another

June 28 - June 28 - BigLift Shipping has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel - to be named Happy Sun - from Ouhua Shipbuilding in Zhoushan, China.
Views: 1514
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ZOMC sees semi-sub launched

June 23 - June 23 - Zhen Hua 33, a self-propelled semi-submersible transportation and float-over vessel that will be marketed by ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has been launched at ZPMC's Nantong fabrication facility in China.
Views: 1548
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Bridging the gap to Brazil

June 22 - June 22 - A loading system developed for the transportation of long aerospace cargoes provided the perfect solution to help load a 35 m long telescopic bridge onto a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100 freighter for its delivery to Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 986
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Terex crane for The Crane

June 22 - June 22 - Thailand-based crane rental company, The Crane, a subsidiary of Chu Kai, is expanding its fleet with the addition of a new Terex® CC 6800 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 1102
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'Small rise' in shipping confidence

June 21 - June 21 - According to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens, overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose slightly in the three months to May 2016.
Views: 1809
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Geodis targets oil and gas resupply

June 21 - June 21 - International logistics provider Geodis is presently opening a new office in Aberdeen, UK, focusing on the oil and gas resupply business.
Views: 1886
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Swire launches Pacific Islands service

June 21 - June 21 - Effective July 1, Swire Shipping is launching a new twice-monthly direct multipurpose liner service from Australia to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji.
Views: 1469
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Siemens and Gamesa to merge

June 21 - June 21 - Siemens has signed a binding agreement to merge its wind power business with Gamesa to create what it claims will become “a leading global wind power player”.
Views: 1581
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BigRoll Bering delivered

June 20 - June 20 - BigRoll Shipping's second MC Class ship BigRoll Bering has been handed over to the company by Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 1204
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ABC tonnage soars

June 20 - June 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 31 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage during May and the first five months of 2016.
Views: 1130
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Mammoet delivers for RAPID

June 17 - June 17 - Mammoet has begun the delivery of components for Petronas' Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Malaysia.
Views: 2080
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Van der Vlist goes via Antwerp

June 17 - June 17 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the packing and transport of a 70-tonne unit of equipment for use in the cement industry from the Netherlands to the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 903
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InterMax delivers to Jeddah

June 17 - June 17 - Shanghai, China based InterMax has arranged the transport of tanks and other equipment, with a total volume of 730 cu m, from China to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1455
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Qatar Airways plans expansion

June 16 - June 16 - Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann, has announced that the Middle Eastern airline plans to become a major player in three new markets - transpacific, Australia and South America - over the next nine months.
Views: 1334
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Bahri inks project cargo deal

June 16 - June 16 - Saudi Electric Company (SEC) has signed an agreement with Bahri for the shipment of materials and equipment used in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power.
Views: 1135
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ABC serves six in China

June 16 - June 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added its sixth destination in China with the launch of flights to Chongqing.
Views: 1925
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AAL to sponsor PPG meeting

June 16 - June 16 - AAL will join BBC Chartering Australia and Port Corpus Christi as sponsors of the Project Professionals Group's (PPG) tenth anniversary conference in Melbourne, Australia from September 6-8.
Views: 1543
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Geodis adds Indian head

June 15 - June 15 - Geodis India has appointed Sushma Fulsunge as regional director, western region.
Views: 1456
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NYK goes subsea

June 14 - June 14 - NYK has reached an agreement with Ezra Holdings and Chiyoda Corporation to acquire a 25 percent stake in EMAS Chiyoda Subsea (ECS).
Views: 1427
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Chipolbrok celebrates 65 years

June 14 - June 14 - The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), which celebrates its 65th anniversary tomorrow, says that, in spite of the "ongoing shipping crisis since 2008, the latest mergers, cooperations and startups", the company has dealt w
Views: 2304
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AN-225 flies with Freightworks

June 13 - June 13 - UAE based forwarder Freightworks has coordinated the transport of a compressor skid and associated equipment from Ukraine to Abu Dhabi on board the AN-225 freighter aircraft.
Views: 1052
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Ivar Aasen deck sets sail

June 13 - June 13 - The platform deck for the Ivar Aasen project is now on its way to Norway after leaving the yard area in Singapore on board the Coscol vessel Xiang Rui Kou.
Views: 848
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Projects fly in for PCN members

June 10 - June 10 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from around the globe have been busy moving complex and oversize cargoes for a multitude of recent projects.
Views: 1959
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BDP expands into Morocco

June 10 - June 10 - BDP International is opening a new office in Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 2061
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Petrasco loads Congo cargo

June 10 - June 10 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has completed the shipment of equipment on board a chartered vessel from Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo to Aberdeen, UK.
Views: 1025
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Great Lakes ports kick-start shipping season

June 9 - June 9 - During the first nine weeks of the 2016 navigation season, a number of ships have delivered high-value project cargoes to ports in the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway system.
Views: 2115
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R&B wins big barge move

June 9 - June 9 - R&B Global Projects has been awarded a contract to transport four inland barges from the Indian Port of Mormugao to Libreville in Gabon.
Views: 1234
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New freighter service between Belgium and Angola

June 9 - June 9 - Network Airline Management has signed a long-term contract with TAAG Angola Airlines to provide a Boeing 747-400F factory-built freighter to operate a weekly freighter flight from Liege, Belgium to Luanda, Angola.
Views: 1240
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Galborg name to disappear

June 8 - June 8 - With effect from July 1, 2016, Galborg Pte Ltd will be renamed MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping Pte Ltd, while Galborg USA, LLC will renamed MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping LLC.
Views: 1174
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Nicolas helps bridge the gap

June 8 - June 8 - Dragages Hongkong has used its Nicolas MHD G2 SPE modules to transport pre-cast bridge elements for the construction of a 9.4 km long viaduct section as part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge project.
Views: 920
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Höegh Trapper named

June 7 - June 7 - The fourth vessel in Höegh Autoliners' series of New Horizon class pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) has been named Höegh Trapper during a naming ceremony at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 1249
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AAL optimistic about Japan

June 7 - June 7 - At AAL Japan's one-year anniversary celebrations in Tokyo, almost 200 industry stakeholders came together to share cautious optimism about Japan's economic outlook and the future for the country's project cargo exports.
Views: 2099
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FLS-KAA delivers to Basra

June 6 - June 6 - FLS-KAA has coordinated the door-to-door shipment of 1,300 cu m of project cargo from Abu Dhabi in the UAE to a site in Basra, Iraq.
Views: 1224
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It's Allgood at GPA

June 6 - June 6 - James L. Allgood has been elected chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), while Griff Lynch will replace Curtis Foltz as executive director of the authority.
Views: 1273
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Gebrüder Weiss targets Iran

June 3 - June 3 - Gebrüder Weiss sees its recent introduction of a direct consolidated freight link between Sofia in Bulgaria and the Iranian capital of Tehran, as the start of the expansion of its portfolio of services for the country, including FCL transport and
Views: 1385
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CEA expands in SE Asia

June 3 - June 3 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has opened two new logistics bases in Laos and Vietnam.
Views: 1502
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Coscol giant launched

June 2 - June 2 - Coscol's 98,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel, Guang Hua Kou, has been launched by Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China.
Views: 1336
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Poulsson named ICS chair

June 2 - June 2 - Esben Poulsson, president of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), has been elected as the new chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 1510
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WCA celebrates tenth meeting

June 2 - June 2 - The WCA Projects network's tenth annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal from May 17-20 was attended by 150 members representing 60 countries.
Views: 1673
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Bear-y nice job for ACS

June 2 - June 2 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has arranged a charter to fly three orphaned bear cubs from Georgia to a specialist sanctuary in Greece.
Views: 968
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Chapman and Fiege fly OOG to UAE

June 1 - June 1 - Chapman Freeborn and Fiege Logistics Switzerland completed the transportation of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment from Germany to the UAE, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter and an additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 1945
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Rickmers takes on Nordana's project line

June 1 - June 1 - Consolidation in the multipurpose shipping sector took a further step forward today with the news that Rickmers-Linie is set to take over Nordana Project & Chartering.
Views: 1735

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