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Asia News from December 2016

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RedBox claims NSR first

December 29 - December 29 - ZPMC RedBox Energy Services believes the current sailing of its vessel Audax from the Bering Straits to Sabetta on Russia's Yamal Peninsula is the first ever mid-winter transit of a module carrier on the Northern Sea Route.
Views: 1628
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Century move for Lift & Shift

December 29 - December 29 - Lift & Shift has completed the delivery of 100 modules for Zadco's Upper Zakum oilfield project in Abu Dhabi and Petrofac's Rabab Harweel Integrated Project (RHIP) in Oman.
Views: 1363
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Integrated expands fleet

December 23 - December 23 - Integrated Logistics Company in Kuwait has taken delivery of a new Demag CC 3800-1 crawler crane, 20 Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain cranes and ten Terex Explorer 5600 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 1454
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Brunel adds Chinese rail link

December 22 - December 22 - Brunel Project Cargo says that it can now offer a rail service for containers between Yiwu, China to London, UK.
Views: 1559
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Qatar strengthens American links

December 21 - December 21 - With effect from February 2017, Qatar Airways Cargo will commence freighter services to and from the South American destinations of Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito, as well as Miami in the USA.
Views: 1432
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Shipping confidence hits 15-month high

December 21 - December 21 - Shipping confidence improved for the third successive quarter in the three months ending November 16, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 2138
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Big barges sail with Hude

December 20 - December 20 - Denmark based E.W.v.d. Hude & Son has worked together with Peters & May in the UK to arrange the transport of nine barges - weighing a total of 3,080 tonnes - from Nantong, China to Rotterdam on board Saga Welco's vessel Optimana.
Views: 1646
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Ball valves make Milan flight

December 19 - December 19 - DB Schenker has coordinated the delivery of two ball valves from Australia to Italy using a combination of Volga-Dnepr's charter and scheduled cargo services.
Views: 1258
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Transdata makes Amazon delivery

December 19 - December 19 - Heavy transport provider Transdata has completed the delivery of 14 transformers to the Xingu substation in the Brazilian Amazon region, which will help transform part of the high voltage energy produced by the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant
Views: 1300
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Geodis wraps up contract duo

December 19 - December 19 - Geodis has completed a contract with Petrofac for the transportation of oil production modules, weighing up to 4,500 tonnes each, from several origins in Asia to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1909
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Chipolbrok completes newbuild programme

December 16 - December 16 - Chipolbrok has held a naming ceremony for its new heavy lift vessel, Paderewski, in Shanghai, China, marking the completion of its four-ship newbuild programme.
Views: 1414
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Project cargo shines in Great Lakes

December 16 - December 16 - With strong project cargo volumes recorded in November, Betty Sutton, administrator of the US Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, anticipates a strong finish to the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway's 2016 navigation season.
Views: 981
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Coordinadora scoops Hail contract award

December 15 - December 15 - Coordinadora has been awarded a transportation contract for the Hail Surface Facilities EPS project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1066
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BBC begins new APAC service

December 14 - December 14 - BBC Chartering has launched a new monthly service between Thailand and New Zealand, calling at ports in Southeast Asia and Australasia, with effect from mid December.
Views: 1096
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Master Voss moves tanks

December 14 - December 14 - India's Master Voss International Projects has relocated four spherical LPG tanks, salvaged from a ship being scrapped at the Alang ship breaking yard in India to an offshore anchorage near Ghogha port, where fabrication work could take plac
Views: 1303
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Cranes sail into Savannah

December 14 - December 14 - Dockwise's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Teal has transported four new ship-to-shore cranes from Finland to the Port of Savannah in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1561
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Romanian task for Faymonville

December 14 - December 14 - Romanian heavy haulage and crane rental services provider Deme Macarale has been using its two new FlexMAX self-steering trailers from Faymonville to transport concrete beams across the country.
Views: 1597
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BigRoll Baffin delivered

December 14 - December 14 - According to China's Cosco Shipyard, the heavy-duty module carrier BigRoll Baffin has been delivered to Dutch operator BigRoll Shipping.
Views: 1166
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Gaylin opens in South Korea

December 13 - December 13 - Gaylin - the Singapore headquartered supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment - has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.
Views: 2089
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ALE nears Zakum project completion

December 13 - December 13 - ALE is approaching the final stages of its load-out operations for the Upper Zakum 750 Island Surface Facilities (UZ750) project located offshore Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
Views: 929
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TIBA handles huge nacelle

December 13 - December 13 - Spanish freight forwarder TIBA has managed the shipment of a prototype wind turbine nacelle from the manufacturer's premises in Japan to a specialised laboratory in Sangüesa (Navarra), Spain.
Views: 1142
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Biggest lift for AV Dawson

December 12 - December 12 - The transportation and export of a refinery substation built at AV Dawson's North Sea Supply Base in Middlesbrough, UK, marks the site's biggest lift of the year.
Views: 1558
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Woo's who for Hansa in Asia

December 9 - December 9 - Henry Woo is to head up the Asia-Pacific (APAC) division at Hansa Heavy Lift, taking over from Joerg Roehl, who is moving back to Europe and taking an advisory role with the shipping company.
Views: 1425
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15K for Combi Lift

December 9 - December 9 - Combi Lift's Palabora has transported 15,000 cu m of refinery equipment from Ulsan and Masan in Korea to Umm Qasr in Iraq and Shuaiba in Kuwait for the two oil companies, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and Refinery of Karbala Corpor
Views: 1093
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Xin Guang Hua delivered

December 9 - December 9 - The recently rebranded Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co has taken delivery of China's newest and largest semi-submersible heavy lift ship, Xin Guang Hua.
Views: 1369
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Brownsville expects record year

December 9 - December 9 - The Port of Brownsville expects to set tonnage and revenue records for 2016, said Eduardo A. Campirano, port director and ceo.
Views: 1507
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Chinese shipping line rebrands

December 8 - December 8 - Heavy lift and project cargo shipping line, Cosco Shipping Company Limited (Coscol) has officially changed its name to Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers Co Ltd, during a ceremony attended by more than 200 people.
Views: 1957
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Transformer moves with Cosmatos

December 8 - December 8 - Cosmatos Shipping Services has delivered a transformer along with 150,000 cu m of auxiliary equipment from Istanbul, Turkey, to Syros in Greece.
Views: 1589
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Orchid ships crusher plant

December 7 - December 7 - Orchid Shipping has shipped a soybean crusher plant to Alexandria, Egypt from Mumbai, India on behalf of Oilex.
Views: 1144
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WWL scores with shearer delivery

December 7 - December 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has delivered a super-heavy longwall shearer from Europe to a coalmine in Australia.
Views: 1257
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Report shows consolidation impact

December 7 - December 7 - A recent report by VesselsValue gives a clear indication of the impact that container line consolidation is having on the total box ship fleet.
Views: 1617
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ALE completes offshore project

December 7 - December 7 - Over the course of 2016, ALE has completed a complicated contract involving the load-out, installation and mooring for the offshore installation of a utility platform, weighing 3,500 tonnes, as well as a living quarter platform, weighing 4,00
Views: 938
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Terex tops ten in Japan

December 7 - December 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply a Model 2 mobile harbour crane to the Port of Otake in Japan.
Views: 1194
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OWC lands Taiwan contract

December 5 - December 5 - Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has been awarded a contract to provide consultancy services related to wind turbine installation vessels and their suitability for different wind turbine and site locations in Taiwan.
Views: 845
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Machine moves with InterMax

December 1 - December 1 - InterMax China has coordinated the delivery and installation of a heavy machine from the Port of Antwerp to Changzhou, China.
Views: 1434
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Maersk to buy Hamburg Süd

December 1 - December 1 - Maersk Line has reached an agreement to purchase German container shpping line Hamburg Süd from the Oetker Group.
Views: 1521

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