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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.
Views: 1224

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