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UECC takes second newbuild

November 30 - November 30 - United European Car Carries (UECC) has taken delivery of its second LNG pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) - Auto Energy - at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 1135
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Hamburg Süd: up for sale?

November 30 - November 30 - In response to international business media reports that German shipping line, Hamburg Süd is for sale, industry consultant Alphaliner suggests that a high price tag could deter potential buyers.
Views: 1085
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Höegh Trotter christened

November 30 - November 30 - The sixth vessel in Höegh Autoliner's New Horizon class of pure car truck carriers (PCTC) was named Höegh Trotter.
Views: 734
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WWPC pair ships to Africa

November 30 - November 30 - Steder Group has coordinated the delivery of two 70-tonne transformers from China to West Africa.
Views: 1105
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Rigmarine opens in Aberdeen

November 29 - November 29 - Lifting and marine product specialist Rigmarine has opened its fourth global facility in Insch to the northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 1902
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First for WWL in Japan

November 28 - November 28 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) claims to have become the first ro-ro shipping company to transport breakbulk cargo weighing over 92 tonnes from Japan to the USA.
Views: 1419
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MD90 moves with Almajdouie

November 28 - November 28 - Almajdouie Logistics has coordinated the transport of a retired MD90 aircraft from Jeddah International Airport to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1548
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ALE signs Chinese nuclear deal

November 28 - November 28 - ALE has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) subsidiary Shanghai Kangfu Nuclear Energy Machinery (KFNE).
Views: 1394
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PCN holds sixth summit

November 25 - November 25 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomed over 175 attendees from more than 70 countries to its sixth annual summit, which took place at the Radisson Blu in Dubai from November 19-21.
Views: 1525
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Korea Line gains Hanjin operation

November 25 - November 25 - South Korean bulk carrier Korea Line - which is owned by the Samra Midas (SM) Group - has acquires the Asia-USA operation of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping.
Views: 1356
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“K” Line ups Thailand-Australia link

November 25 - November 25 - “K” Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha) has enhanced its ro-ro service in the Thailand-Australia trade by commencing a new anti-clockwise route in addition to its existing clockwise trade lane.
Views: 1924
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UECC's dual-fuel LNG ship named

November 24 - November 24 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) named the world's first dual-fuel LNG pure car truck carrier (PCTC), Auto Eco, at a ceremony at the Port of Zeebrugge earlier this week.
Views: 1497
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Blue Water delivers to White Rock

November 22 - November 22 - Blue Water Shipping has coordinated the first shipment of wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New South Wales from China to the Port of Newcastle in Australia.
Views: 1789
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Sterett lifts the lid with Terex

November 21 - November 21 - Sterett Crane & Rigging has completed the lid removal and replacement of eight anaerobic digester tanks at two wastewater treatment plants in Evansville, Indiana using a 400-tonne capacity Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 1338
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ITS reels it in

November 21 - November 21 - ITS International Transport & Shipping has coordinated the shipment of 15 cable reels to Jebel Ali in the UAE.
Views: 1626
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TII inks record SPMT order

November 18 - November 18 - Sarens has acquired EUR63 million (USD66.7 million) worth of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) from trailer manufacturer Kamag for use in Tengizchevroil's (TCO) Future Growth - Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP).
Views: 1279
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Making the most of the downturn

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Group president Bengt Ekstrand noted during a recent managers' conference that the company is pushing for greater innovation and flexibility in order to cope with turbulent global markets, and has maintained a solid balance sheet despite
Views: 2302
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GAC adds Indian manager

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Shipping (India) has appointed C Krishnakumar as general manager, logistics services for its Chennai office.
Views: 2215
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Changes at the top for PACC Offshore

November 15 - November 15 - Effective January 1, 2017, offshore marine services provider, PACC Offshore Services (POSH) is promoting current chief operating officer, Lee Keng Lin to the newly created role of deputy chief executive officer.
Views: 1279
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Project cargo growth at Great Lakes

November 14 - November 14 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway System saw a steady flow of traditional cargoes, with project loads and grain shipments dominating the cargo mix, during October, according to Betty Sutton, administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Develo
Views: 1600
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ABC poised for record 2016

November 14 - November 14 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) says that 2016 is already a record-breaking year for the company, following a 30 percent year-on-year growth in tonnage during October to 57,608 tonnes.
Views: 1341
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Traveller visits Southampton

November 14 - November 14 - Höegh Autoliners' pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Höegh Traveller has made its maiden call at the Port of Southampton in the UK.
Views: 1196
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Omega Morgan signs JV with Sarens

November 14 - November 14 - Omega Morgan and and Sarens have formalised their existing partnership by signing a joint venture agreement to provide crane services in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 1809
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Revenues up for Tiong Woon

November 11 - November 11 - Tiong Woon Corporation achieved revenue of SGD34.4 million (USD24.35 million) in first quarter of its 2016-2017 financial year ending September 30, an increase of SGD1.3 million (USD0.92 million) or 4 percent for the same period of 2015.
Views: 1731
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Revenues decline at Rickmers

November 11 - November 11 - Rickmers Group generated consolidated revenues of EUR373.6 million (USD406.1 million) in the first nine months of 2016 - a 15 percent decline compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 1620
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Results down for Wilhelmsen

November 11 - November 11 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) has reported a decrease in total income and operating profit compared with the previous quarter. During the quarter, the group made significant steps towards restructuring its shipping, logistics and maritime s
Views: 1696
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Baggio delivers topside modules

November 11 - November 11 - Brazil based Baggio Shipping & Chartering has coordinated the transport of four super heavy lift modules from Thailand to China on board TPI Megaline's heavy transport vessel Mega Caravan.
Views: 1780
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Rickmers Seoul carries Titan project

November 9 - November 9 - Belgium based Titan Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a 380-tonne consignment from Antwerp to Shanghai on board the heavy lift vessel Rickmers Seoul.
Views: 1474
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Warriors see Fairplay

November 9 - November 9 - Denmark's Fairplay Shipping has completed the return of an important exhibition of China's first Emperor, Qin Shi Huang's Terracotta Warriors to China.
Views: 1743
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Columbia and Marlow explore merger

November 8 - November 8 - Columbia Shipmanagement and Marlow Navigation have confirmed that they are discussing a potential merger or collaboration to extend their cooperation in the maritime training sector.
Views: 1355
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BIFA calls for end to surcharges

November 8 - November 8 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies - is repeating the call it made earlier this year for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines.
Views: 1256
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PCN members keeping busy

November 7 - November 7 - First Global Logistics and Tandem Logistics (Project Cargo Network members in Egypt and Tunisia respectively) have collaborated on the movement of four out-of-gauge units of oil and gas equipment for a petroleum services company.
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ABC begins Oslo flights

November 7 - November 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is commencing twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter operations from Oslo to cater for Norway's oil and gas and seafood industries.
Views: 1359
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Factory travels with M&M

November 7 - November 7 - Militzer & Münch has coordinated the delivery of an entire factory that will produce float glass (plate glass made by allowing it to solidify on a layer of molten metal) from various locations in North America, Europe and Asia to a site in Ky
Views: 1299
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Dimerco pumps up the volume

November 7 - November 7 - Dimerco Express Group has coordinated the delivery of 30 tonnes of oversized petrochemical pumps by air for a Chinese oil company from Los Angeles, USA to Tianjin.
Views: 717
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Flying Whales inks Chinese partnership

November 4 - November 4 - French company Flying Whales has signed an agreement with AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China) General Aircraft, which is intended to speed up its programme to build a 60-tonne capacity airship, dubbed LCA60T, for the global transpor
Views: 1229
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PrimoCargo continues Sohar shipment

November 3 - November 3 - PrimoCargo has delivered the third lot of project cargo from Antwerp to Oman's Sohar Port for MAN Diesel Turbo.
Views: 1151
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GW expands Memmingen site

November 3 - November 3 - Gebrüder Weiss has invested EUR4 million (USD4.4 million) into expanding its facility in Memmingen, Germany by over 5,000 sq m.
Views: 1070
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Compass completes Afghan airlift

November 3 - November 3 - Aerospace logistics specialist Compass Forwarding has completed the delivery of a Bell 212 Twin Huey utility helicopter from Alberta, Canada to Afghanistan on a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 1049
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The heat is on at Manatee

November 3 - November 3 - Port Manatee has handled the export shipment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) heat exchanger, manufactured at Air Products' production facility close to the port in Florida, USA.
Views: 1603
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Singapore to invest in offshore future

November 2 - November 2 - Singapore's minister of trade and industry, S. Iswaran, has stated that the government is studying the need for measures in the marine and offshore engineering sectors.
Views: 1580
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ABC heads to Heathrow

November 2 - November 2 - London's Heathrow Airport has welcomed AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) as its second dedicated cargo-only service.
Views: 1619
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Cosco, DEME sign umbrella deal

November 1 - November 1 - Cosco Shipping and DEME have signed an umbrella agreement to work closely on the development of offshore wind energy in China.
Views: 1543

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