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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).
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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.
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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: 839
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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: 1346
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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: 1379
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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: 1089
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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: 1674
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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: 1112
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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: 1461
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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
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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: 1572
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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: 1049
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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: 1531
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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: 1647
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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: 990
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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: 1264
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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: 1144
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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: 887
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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: 1526
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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
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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: 1385
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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: 1523
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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: 1654
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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: 473
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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: 1204
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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: 1931
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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: 1576
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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: 1679
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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: 1582
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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: 1310
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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: 1135
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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: 2087
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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: 1258
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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: 1056
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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: 1585
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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: 1608
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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: 1672
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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: 1449
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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: 1121
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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: 2045
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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: 2123
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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: 1853
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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: 3500
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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: 1342
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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: 1451
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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: 1002
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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: 1385
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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: 1650
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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: 1218
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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: 912
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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: 925
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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: 1153

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