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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
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Terex works in tandem

July 15 - July 15 - Sarens Group has used two Terex AC 700 all-terrain cranes to lift a 145-tonne spreader bar onto a huge offshore module at Fabric's Hoboken facility in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1457
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Silk Way orders AN-124

July 15 - July 15 - Ilyushin Finance Company (IFC) says it has signed an agreement with Silk Way Airlines, which will see the Baku, Azerbaijan based airline take delivery of an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 1709
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Chipolbrok moves to C. Steinweg

July 15 - July 15 - In light of the upcoming closure of Buss Hansa Terminal, Chipolbrok has decided to nominate C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal) as its new Hamburg terminal, with effect from September 1.
Views: 1427
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Benin port ups lifting capacity

July 14 - July 14 - APM Terminals Cotonou (Coman) has added two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes to its terminal at the Port of Cotonou in Benin.
Views: 1969
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Bati's superyacht launch

July 13 - July 13 - Turkey headquartered Bati Group has completed the launch of a 780-tonne yacht built at the Aliayachts shipyard in the south of the country.
Views: 1300
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Hellmann handles six silos

July 13 - July 13 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has managed the shipment of six silos from Spain to Hong Kong.
Views: 996
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RollDock appoints Bati

July 13 - July 13 - RollDock has named Bati Shipping & Trading as its commercial agent for Turkey.
Views: 1505
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UECC celebrates sea trial success

July 12 - July 12 - United European Car Carriers' (UECC) newbuild pure car and truck carrier (PCTC), Auto Eco, has concluded its first sea trial.
Views: 874
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NYK ship makes Jaxport call

July 12 - July 12 - NYK's new ro-ro vessel Iris Leader has arrived at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, marking its first ever port call in the USA.
Views: 1080
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Huationg in heavy vessel haul

July 12 - July 12 - Singapore based Huationg Inland Transport has used 16 axle lines of Scheuerle-Kamag K25 H modules to move the operational vessel Hisyam 6 to the quayside in Malaysia.
Views: 831
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Atlantic Sea makes a splash

July 11 - July 11 - ACL has taken delivery of the third newbuild vessel in its G4 fleet: Atlantic Sea.
Views: 826
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Qatar Airways flying high

July 11 - July 11 - Qatar Airways Cargo has reported a record 2016 fiscal year, growing to the third-largest cargo operator in the word and increasing its freighter destinations to 54.
Views: 1593
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Second launch for UECC

July 11 - July 11 - United European Car Carriers' (UECC) second newbuild pure car and truck carrier (PCTC), Auto Energy, has been launched by the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 1016
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White Rock job for Blue Water

July 7 - July 7 - Blue Water Shipping is beginning the delivery of 70 Goldwind G121 wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in Australia.
Views: 1099
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Damen on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Silverburn Shipping Group has taken delivery of two Damen Stan Pontoon 8916 ICE vessels.
Views: 1630
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ALE toasts crane work

July 6 - July 6 - ALE's Middle East branch is currently managing the delivery and installation of a variety of port cranes in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Togo and Guatemala.
Views: 1575
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PCN members keep busy

July 5 - July 5 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the UAE, Syon Logistics, has shipped an oversize boiler and its associated parts to Jebel Ali, for final delivery by road to a factory in Abu Dhabi.
Views: 2249
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RAPID receives record column

July 5 - July 5 - According to Petronas, the tallest and heaviest propylene fractionator process column for the steam cracker facility has arrived at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project's Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Peng
Views: 1735
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ISS named Neptune Lines agent

July 5 - July 5 - Neptune Lines has appointed Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) as agent for its new Middle East Gulf short sea service in Kuwait, Iraq and Qatar.
Views: 1555
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Rhenus establishes UAE operation

July 5 - July 5 - The Rhenus Group has set up its own organisation in the UAE, operating as Rhenus Logistics Gulf DWC.
Views: 967
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Cosco changes newbuild order

July 5 - July 5 - Cosco Shipping has confirmed that it has ordered three 36,000 dwt ice-class multipurpose vessels and four 28,000 dwt heavy lift ships, which will replace its original order for seven heavy lift ships.
Views: 1314
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Allcargo projects head steps down

July 4 - July 4 - Armin D. Kalyaniwalla has stepped down from his role as ceo of Allcargo Logistics' project logistics division after five years.
Views: 1457
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ABC adds Cambodian call

July 4 - July 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has introduced a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, with effect from July 5.
Views: 1110
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Crystal clear job for Dako

July 4 - July 4 - Dako Worldwide Transport has handled the transportation of an oversize crystalliser from a factory in the Istanbul province of Tuzla, Turkey to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 1813
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Petrasco makes urgent flight

July 4 - July 4 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the delivery of oilfield equipment by air from the UAE to Algeria.
Views: 1050
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Cargolux adds Ashgabat

July 1 - July 1 - Cargolux Airlines has added a weekly service to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Views: 918

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