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Liege to invest in cargo capacity

December 29 - December 29 - Media reports suggest that Belgium's Liege Airport will invest EUR50 million (USD59.95 mn) in new cargo facilities during 2018 to cater to an increasing number of freighter flights.
Views: 1782
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Safmarine catches bus shipment

December 28 - December 28 - Nikhil Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 53 commercial busses from India to the Middle East Gulf region.
Views: 1285
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PCN members on the move

December 28 - December 28 - Fortune International Transport, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has coordinated a shipment with fellow PCN members, C.H. Robinson Project Logistics and Cuchi Shipping.
Views: 7929
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Last-minute moves for JSL Global

December 27 - December 27 - Qatar-based JSL Global has coordinated the delivery of four disassembled gantry cranes from Hamad Port to Essen, Germany.
Views: 2425
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Hutchison takes TMA stake

December 22 - December 22 - Hutchison Ports has acquired a 50 percent shareholding in TMA Logistics.
Views: 2183
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Altius handles ship unloaders

December 22 - December 22 - Altius has transported two fully erected ship unloaders from the port of Hamriyah in the UAE, to the port of Aqaba, Jordan.
Views: 1731
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Panalpina partners with Al Rushaid

December 21 - December 21 - Panalpina has formed a joint venture with Saudi Arabia's Al Rushaid, combining its services in air and ocean freight, and Customs clearance, as well as warehousing and distribution.
Views: 1375
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Rickmers appoints Merchant Shipping

December 20 - December 20 - Rickmers-Line, part of the Zeaborn Group, has appointed Merchant Shipping Services in Mumbai as its agent in India, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 2321
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ABC towers ahead

December 19 - December 19 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has established a control tower (CT) operation to monitor consignments of special cargoes and to proactively respond to service disruptions.
Views: 1578
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ACS gets an Indian takeaway

December 19 - December 19 - The Indian operation of Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved to new premises in Mumbai, in order to fulfil the company's growth plans in the region.
Views: 1173
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Cargolux buoyed by China's wind energy

December 18 - December 18 - Cargolux, in cooperation with Globaltrans Internationale Logistik, has handled two shipments of oversized, German-made measuring buoys from Luxembourg to Xiamen, China.
Views: 1160
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Treasure arrives at Yokosuka

December 15 - December 15 - The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain has arrived at the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard in Japan onboard the Dockwise heavy lift vessel Treasure.
Views: 1279
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Aldubaikhi named Bahri boss

December 14 - Dececmber 14 - Saudi Arabia's transportation and logistics company, Bahri, has appointed Abdullah Aldubaikhi as ceo, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 2082
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Kaleido gets Smart with airport project

December 14 - December 14 - In an ongoing project, Spain's Kaleido Logistics and Turkey's Smart Lojistik are handling the transport of 143 passenger boarding bridges for the new Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA), Turkey.
Views: 1665
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Boskalis floats for Statoil

December 14 - December 14 - Boskalis has completed a complex operation to float-over and install a 22,000-tonne topside onto a 41,700-tonne spar hull.
Views: 1241
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Hilpert steps down at deugro

December 11 - December 11 - Klaus Hilpert has retired as executive vice president of the deugro Group.
Views: 1577
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EXG presses ahead in India

December 11 - December 11 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported a brick manufacturing press from Shanghai to Siliguri, India.
Views: 1443
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Jumbo orders innovative heavy lift vessel

December 8 - December 8 - Dutch shipping giant Jumbo has signed a letter of intent with China Merchants Industry Holdings to purchase a DP2 heavy lift crane vessel (HLCV).
Views: 1843
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OOCL adds to Intra-Asia services

December 8 - December 8 - OOCL has enhanced its Intra-Asia network with the introduction of the KTX7 service, providing more comprehensive network coverage of the markets between Japan and Vietnam.
Views: 1007
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Overcapacity lingers in shipping outlook

December 6 - December 6 - The outlook for global shipping in 2018 remains negative, as lingering overcapacity continues to restrict material improvement in market fundamentals, says Fitch Ratings.
Views: 1688
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Bureau Veritas inks CMA CGM deal

December 6 - December 6 - Classification society Bureau Veritas has signed a contract to class all nine of CMA CGM's 22,000 teu containerships.
Views: 654
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Tug trio sails with Hansa

December 4 - December 4 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported three tugs from Singapore to Russia onboard its heavy lift vessel HHL New York.
Views: 2268
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First Great Wall shipment for Fesco

December 4 - December 4 - Fesco Transportation Group has delivered the first batch of equipment to the Haval car plant under construction in the Tula region of Russia.
Views: 1452
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Blue Water brings the wind

December 4 - December 4 - Blue Water Shipping, on behalf of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, has supplied transport and logistics services for the 75 MW Sidrap wind farm in South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Views: 1601
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Steder Group knuckles down

December 1 - December 1 - Steder Group has arranged the loading and transport of a knuckle boom crane from the shipper's premises in Drachten to the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1706
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Sun shines with CSL Asia

November 30 - November 30 - CSL Asia Shipping has loaded three 915-tonne river push tugs, each measuring 47.7 m in length and 14.36 m in width, onboard Pan Ocean's semi-submersible vessel Sun Shine at Shanghai Baoshan North Anchorage.
Views: 2142
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VTG wins Linde contract

November 30 - November 30 - VTG Rail Logistics has been contracted by The Linde Group to transport large-scale Asian and European components for a natural gas processing plant under construction in the Amur region of Russia.
Views: 1621
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Cargolux deals with NCA

November 29 - November 29 - Cargolux has signed a cooperation agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) that allows both partners access to each other's capacity through code-share and space swap agreements.
Views: 1242
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Megatrans adds with ADDrive

November 29 - November 29 - Megatrans and Service, a wholly owned subsidiary of Thailand's T.S.K. Crane Service, has acquired a Goldhofer THP module with ADDrive.
Views: 1577
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New cranes at Port of Savannah

November 28 - November 28 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced four new neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Savannah.
Views: 1959
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USS Fitzgerald returns... to Yokosuka

November 28 - November 28 - The USS Fitzgerald has returned to the US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan after suffering damages to its hull during the loading onboard Dockwise's heavy lift vessel Transshelf.
Views: 1483
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OOS and Fanzhou sign MoU

November 28 - November 28 - OOS International and Jiangsu Fanzhou Shipping have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a strategic alliance and expand the coverage of their vessels globally.
Views: 2126
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FMT inks Albany deal

November 28 - November 28 - The Albany Port District Commission, USA has signed a 10-year agreement with Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) to provide longshore and other cargo handling services at the port.
Views: 1935
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Container volumes set to break record

November 27 - November 27 - Container volume growth continues apace with loaded shipments on course to break 200 million teu in 2017, says global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 2095
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PCN members keeping busy

November 27 - November 27 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has delivered 49 wind turbines to a project site near Bluff Point in Indiana, USA.
Views: 2856
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A Triumph for Turkish shipyard

November 24 - November 24 - Besiktas Shipyard in Turkey reports it has completed repairs and maintenance on the Dockwise-owned semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Triumph.
Views: 1719
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Extended Breeze sets sail

November 24 - November 24 - The lengthening programme of Finnlines' vessels is in full swing in the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, with the first of four of its vessels extended by approximately 30 m.
Views: 1846
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USS Fitzgerald is on the (Trans)shelf

November 24 - November 24 - The damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) has left the US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan on its journey to the US Gulf Coast for repairs.
Views: 1157
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EXG handles crane quartet

November 24 - November 24 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGC) from Nhava Sheva to Mundra, India.
Views: 1619
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OOCL welcomes Scandinavia

November 24 - November 24 - OOCL has taken delivery of the 21,413 teu containership OOCL Scandinavia, the fifth of six vessels ordered from the Samsung Heavy Industry (SHI) shipyard in South Korea.
Views: 981
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Advantis relocates power plant

November 23 - November 23 - Advantis Projects, the Sri Lanka-based project logistics arm of Hayleys Advantis Group, has relocated the 24 MW Lakdhanavai power plant from Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka to Nyala, Sudan.
Views: 2106
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Faktor 5 delivers

November 21 - November 21 - Lee & Muirhead used its Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge to transport a 405-ton (367.4-tonne) generator stator over a distance of 500 km (310 miles) in India.
Views: 1264
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Fesco bores into Moscow

November 21 - November 21 - Fesco Transportation has completed the delivery of five tunnel boring machine shields from Shanghai to Moscow.
Views: 2272
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PCN Annual Summit opens in Prague

November 20 - November 20 - Project Cargo Network's (PCN) 2017 Annual Summit opened today in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Views: 2421
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Optimarin offers five-year guarantee

November 20 - November 20 - Optimarin is claiming a first for the ballast water treatment (BWT) segment by offering a five-year parts and servicing guarantee.
Views: 933
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EXG moves in Mumbai

November 16 - November 16 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has completed the port handling, Customs clearance and transportation of four autoclaves at Mumbai Port.
Views: 1120
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Jubb flies into Air Partner

November 16 - November 16 - Global aviation services group, Air Partner, has appointed Robert Jubb as freight trading manager.
Views: 1547
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Fesco wins Great Wall contract

November 16 - November 16 - Haval Motor Manufacturing Rus, a subsidiary of Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall Motors, has contracted Fesco Transportation Group to deliver production equipment to the Haval car plant, under construction in the Tula region of Russia.
Views: 1513
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Swire set to serve Portland

November 15 - November 15 - Swire Shipping will introduce a liner service from the Port of Portland's Terminal 6 in January 2018.
Views: 1371
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DFDS acquires Alphatrans

November 14 - November 14 - Shipping and logistics group DFDS will acquire all the shares in the Dutch logistics company Alphatrans Group.
Views: 2429
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Emirates signs MoU with Dubai's space centre

November 14 - November 14 - Emirates SkyCargo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai's Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), to become the centre's preferred logistics partner.
Views: 1119
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ALE unveils trio of innovations

November 13 - November 13 - ALE has introduced three new innovations- the AL600 girder frame, a 1,000-tonne capacity TLG1000 telescopic lifting gantry and a route survey tool.
Views: 1346
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deugro bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - deugro Canada has handled the transportation of the main bridge section from a fabrication yard in China to Victoria, Canada for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project.
Views: 2442
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High five for EXG

November 10 - November 10 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has completed the port handling, Customs clearance and transportation of five pieces of oversized cargo at the Port of Kolkata, India.
Views: 1300
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Malhotra named at Hill Dickinson

November 9 - November 9 - International law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed Sumeet Malhotra as a partner at its Singapore office.
Views: 2754
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Winning order for Konecranes

November 9 - November 9 - Winning Logistics, part of the Singapore-based Winning International Group, has purchased two Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes.
Views: 1644
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WWL adds to service

November 7 - November 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Livorno, Italy as discharge ports on its Asia-Europe service.
Views: 1301
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Mammoet swivels to success

November 7 - November 7 - Mammoet has transported nine process modules from the Port of Anacortes to Andeavor's refinery in Washington, USA for the latter's clean product upgrade project.
Views: 1756
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Grimaldi welcomes Grande New York

November 7 - November 7 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande New York at the Jinling shipyard in Nanjing, China.
Views: 1364
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Shipping needs to be cyber prepared

November 6 - November 6 - International law firm Ince & Co has advised shipping and transportation companies to prepare for more cyber attacks in the wake of recent high-profile incidents.
Views: 1758
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CLA adds to network

November 3 - November 3 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding Tel Aviv, Israel to its growing network of scheduled freighter operations.
Views: 1745
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Cosco shipping makes a Cogent offer

November 3 - November 3 - Beijing, China-based Cosco Shipping has made a voluntary conditional cash offer to acquire the Singapore-based logistics firm Cogent Holdings.
Views: 1500
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Yusen board agrees to NYK takeover

November 2 - November 2 - Shipping line Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) is set to take over its third-party logistics affiliate, Yusen Logistics.
Views: 1823
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Barnhart expands in Kentucky

November 1 - November 1 - USA-based Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened a second location in Kentucky.
Views: 1722
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SAL Engineering launched

November 1 - November 1 - Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner (H+P) has established SAL Engineering, a sister company to SAL Heavy Lift, which will provide specialised engineering services across its fleet, as well as to external customers.
Views: 2001
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R&B goes for gold

October 31 - October 31 - R&B Global Projects is set to work with a Brazilian forwarding company, which is acting exclusively for an Australian-owned mining company, to transport over-dimensional cargoes, as well as containerised shipments, to the Amapari gold mine.
Views: 1363
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Manitowoc appoints Asia-Pacific dealers

October 31 - October 31 - Manitowoc has appointed Hong Kong-based Rainbow Ace and Vietnam-based Tuyet Nga (TNC) as its Grove dealers in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 1889
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Freight Wings loads-out for L&T

October 31 - October 31 - Freight Wings has completed the load-out of offshore structures destined for the ONGC Bassein development project, on behalf of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), at the latter's facilities in Hazira and Kattupalli, India.
Views: 1120
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Course covers project cargo principles

October 30 - October 30 - The start of Lloyd's Maritime Academy (LMA) distance learning course for the heavy lift and project forwarding sector is one month away.
Views: 1829
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Marseille debuts ro-ro ramp

October 27 - October 27 - The largest ro-ro ramp in France is now operational at Marseille Fos following a EUR2.7 million (USD3.13 million) eight-month build that was managed by the Marseille Fos port authority in support of a nuclear energy construction project.
Views: 1600
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Wagons roll with Almajdouie

October 27 - October 27 - Almajdouie Logistics is transporting cargo from Jeddah Islamic Port to the Haramain high speed rail line project site near Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, covering a distance of approximately 110 km.
Views: 1580
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Yang Kee expands with Fliway

October 26 - October 26 - Singapore-based Yang Kee Logistics has entered into a scheme implementation agreement (SIA) to acquire 100 percent of the shares New Zealand-based Fliway Group for SGD52.1 million (USD38.2 million).
Views: 2783
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Kerr named CLA CEO

October 26 - October 26 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has appointed David Kerr as its ceo, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 1862
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ALS wastes no time in the UK

October 26 - October 26 - ALS' project team in the UK has handled the shipment of materials, oversized equipment and containers, from over ten countries, to an incinerator plant in Hull, UK.
Views: 1506
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Wallem to manage new Sanasia ship

October 25 - October 25 - Hong Kong-based Wallem Ship Management has been appointed to manage Sanasia's under-construction pure car truck carrier (PCTC) vessel.
Views: 1365
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PCN members on the move

October 25 - October 25 - First Global Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported 16 out-of-gauge (OOG) units from Cairo, Egypt to Alger port in Algeria on behalf of Pimco Heavy Industries.
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Koper connects with Japan

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Koper in Slovenia has announced that the direct ro-ro service operated by Mitsui O.S.K. (MOL), connecting the port to Singapore, Hong Kong, and China, has been upgraded with a direct connection to the ports of Toyohashi and Hitach
Views: 1394
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Sapura Energy goes solo

October 23 - October 23 - Oil and gas services firm Sapura Energy has ended its Asia-Pacific-focused joint venture with London, UK-based engineering company Subsea 7.
Views: 1238
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JTC adds 700-tonne Demag

October 20 - October 20 - Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has expanded its fleet with a new nine-axle, 700-tonne lift capacity, Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane.
Views: 1663
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ALE adds crane trio in the Caspian

October 20 - October 20 - UK-headquartered ALE has expanded its crane fleet in the Caspian region with the addition of three new units.
Views: 1597
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CLA adds second scheduled service

October 19 - October 19 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has introduced its second scheduled air cargo service with a weekly route connecting Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Views: 2055
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Korean Register takes a liberty

October 19 - October 19 - The Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue Shipmanagement, Leer, Germany-based ship management company to provide its full range of classification services including the ISM code, the ISPS code, the MLC Convention, EU-
Views: 1184
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Hapag-Lloyd adds capital

October 18 - October 18 - Hapag-Lloyd has successfully completed an increase to its capital base as most of its shareholders exercised their subscription rights granted after the completion of the merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and purchased 11.7 mill
Views: 2045
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Agility opens training centre in Iraq

October 18 - October 18 - Agility, the global logistics provider, has opened a training facility at the Rumaila Energy Park in southern Iraq, in partnership with Strategic Analytics Team (SAT), to offer training courses for the local workforce in the oil and gas indus
Views: 1190
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 2385
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Compressor flies with Antonov

October 17 - October 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan using its fleet of AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 1849
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Sarens shows off its biggest crane

October 17 - October 17 - Friday the 13th might be unlucky for some, but not for Belgium-based heavy lift and specialised transportation company, Sarens, which selected that date to reveal its largest crane to date, the SGC 140.
Views: 2130
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XLP members on the move

October 16 - October 16 - Freight Traders, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network in New Zealand, has loaded components for a power station project onboard a Spliethoff vessel in Israel.
Views: 5130
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Cosco adds to semi-sub fleet

October 12 - October 12 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has acquired the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6 for RMB200 million (USD30.4 million) via an auction arranged by Ningbo Maritime Court.
Views: 1402
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Indiana adds to Commission

October 12 - October 12 - Monica Newhouse-Rodriguez and Michael Browning have been appointed to the Ports of Indiana Commission.
Views: 1911
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Treasure loads USS John S McCain

October 12 - October 12 - The US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain has been loaded onto the Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible ship, Treasure for transport to the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard for repairs following its collision
Views: 1662
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ALE widens Chinese footprint

October 11 - October 11 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering company ALE has opened a new office in Shanghai, China.
Views: 1514
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Emirates and Cargolux crack the code

October 11 - October 11 - Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo have signed an agreement to enter into a codeshare partnership for air cargo transportation.
Views: 1026
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Cosco delivers Appomattox hull

October 11 - October 11 - After nearly four years of working together with Shell Offshore Inc (Shell) in preparation for the sail away from Geoje, South Korea, Cosco Shipping Specialized Carrier's semi-submersible ship, Xin Guang Hua has safely delivered Shell's 40,33
Views: 1229
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ALE loads-out in Azerbaijan

October 10 - October 10 - ALE has completed its offshore and marine operations for an offshore platform project in Azerbaijan.
Views: 1405
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US clamps down on wooden packaging

October 9 - October 9 - Importers into the USA have been warned that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is about to get a lot stricter on enforcing regulations concerning wood packaging materials.
Views: 1246
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Transformer arrives at Trafford

October 5 - October 5 - Esprit's recently re-opened Trafford Docks in Manchester, UK has handled a 130-tonne transformer en-route from South Korea to Stalybridge.
Views: 1717
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Mammoet on track in South Korea

October 5 - October 5 - Mammoet has utilised its PTC 200 DS ring crane to lift three columns at S-Oil's refinery in South Korea on behalf of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor DDJV, a joint venture formed by Daelim Industry and Daewoo Engineer
Views: 1098
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ABC ups Munich services

October 5 - October 5 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added a third weekly service from Munich, Germany.
Views: 1383
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ALS bulldozes into Scotland

October 5 - October 5 - Abnormal Load Services' (ALS) construction and plant team coordinated the transportation of a large Komatsu D475A dozer base unit, along with loose parts, in the UK last week.
Views: 1720
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 2933
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AAL appoints CPC in Japan

October 4 - October 4 - AAL Japan has appointed CPC Consolidated Pool Carriers Asia, part of the COLI Group, as its commercial agent in the country.
Views: 2125
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Yu Sin turns to boring success

October 4 - October 4 - Yu Sin Engineering Work has utilised a Hydra-Slide HT300 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and TT900-10 engineered turntable to rotate a tunnel boring machine (TBM) at a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 1104
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Swire ups Papau New Guinea service

October 4 - October 4 - Effective November 4, Swire Shipping's North Asia service, which connects Japan, South Korea, China, and Taiwan to Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Pacific Islands and New Zealand will include an additional call at Rabaul, PNG.
Views: 1285
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Yamal LNG comes ashore

October 4 - October 4 - Mammoet has offloaded the last modules of the first of three liquefaction trains being developed at the Yamal LNG facility on the Yamal peninsular in Russia.
Views: 1223
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CMA CGM acquires Sofrana Unilines

October 3 - October 3 - CMA CGM is set to purchase through its subsidiary, ANL, a majority stake in Sofrana Unilines, which operates shipping services in the Pacific Islands regional maritime trade.
Views: 2050
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Lilama signs with Mammoet

October 2 - October 2 - Mammoet has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for heavy lift and transport services with Vietnamese construction company Lilama.
Views: 1709
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Röhlig rolls into Jakarta

September 29 - September 29 - Effective October 1, Röhlig Logistik Indonesia will be operational in Jakarta.
Views: 1248
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XLP concludes fifth AGM

September 29 - September 29 - XLProjects (XLP) has concluded its fifth annual general meeting (AGM) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1836
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Oman Shipping set to buy?

September 29 - September 29 - According to the Times of Oman, the Oman Shipping Company (OSC) is looking for secondhand container ships, each with a capacity of 3,000 teu.
Views: 1445
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OOCL takes fourth vessel

September 28 - September 28 - OOCL has taken delivery of the 21,413 teu containership OOCL United Kingdom, the fourth in a line of six ships ordered from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in South Korea.
Views: 1091
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Drilling machine flies with ACS

September 27 - September 27 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported a 27-tonne oversized drilling machine from Perth, Australia to a mining project in India, onboard one of Volga-Dnepr's Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VDs.
Views: 1132
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ALE loads out in Malaysia

September 27 - September 27 - ALE has loaded out the Baronia central processing platform (BNCPP) jacket, weighing 7,096.3 tonnes, in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia.
Views: 1128
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BahriBolloré Logistics launches

September 27 - September 27 - Bahri and the Bolloré Group have officially inaugurated their Saudi Arabia-based joint venture, BahriBolloré Logistics, which will provide end-to-end logistics and supply chain management solutions to local and international companies opera
Views: 1616
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PCN members on the move

September 26 - September 26 - Fortune International Transport and Gebrüder Weiss, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have coordinated the transport of a 60-tonne rotor from Italy to St. Petersburg, Russia.
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More Boeing orders for Qatar Airways

September 26 - September 26 - Qatar Airways has ordered two additional Boeing 747-8 freighters and four Boeing 777-300ERs, with a value of USD2.16 billion at list prices.
Views: 1290
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Boeing aircraft for sale via e-commerce

September 25 - 

September 25 - According to media in Hong Kong and China, three Boeing 747-400 freighters are about to be publicly auctioned on Taobao, the shopping platform of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Views: 1086
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SAL reflags vessels

September 25 - September 25 = Following Germany-based Harren and Partner's acquisition of SAL Heavy Lift, which was previously owned by Japan's “K” Line, the heavy lift carrier will reflag six of its vessels to the German flag.
Views: 2339
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Mammoet manoeuvres at Hay Point

September 25 - September 25 - Mammoet has transported the first shipment of two Scandvik stacker reclaimers on behalf of Conceptum Logistics, in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 2151
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Module moves with EXG

September 25 - September 25 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported a 65-ton (59-tonne) convection module from Por to Gadepan, India.
Views: 1233
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A Unique partnership for Innovo

September 22 - September 22 - Subsea and offshore solution provider Unique Group has entered into a cooperation agreement with UK-based Innovo, to provide specialised engineering and equipment in the Middle East and Southeast Asia region.
Views: 1475
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First for Goldhofer in Bangladesh

September 21 - September 21 - Bangladesh-based heavy haulage company Shamolima has purchased a Goldhofer THP/SL 12 modular trailer with the patented ADDrive system.
Views: 1656
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Jumbo transports for Hilli Episeyo

September 21 - September 21 - Earlier this year, Jumbo Offshore completed the first phase of a project for Golar LNG, involving the transportation and installation of a soft yoke anchor system for the Hilli Episeyo.
Views: 1474
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Refinery parts pass through Pembroke

September 20 - September 20 - Combi Lift's Combi Dock III has loaded parts of the decommissioned Murco oil refinery at Pembroke Port in Wales, UK for onward transportation to Pakistan.
Views: 1195
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DSV names Seven Seas in Iran

September 19 - September 19 - DSV Global Transport and Logistics has appointed Seven Seas as an agent in Iran, expanding its air, sea and road transport services to and from the country.
Views: 2128
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EXG delivers in Dahej

September 19 - September 19 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported an 81.8-ton (74.2-tonne) absorber from Panvel to Dahej, India.
Views: 1571
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Venice handles the heat

September 15 - September 15 - Fagioli and Tecnoservice have transported four 130-ton (118-tonne) heat exchangers from the Interporto di Rovigo to the Transped terminal at the Port of Venice, Italy along the Canal Bianco river, for onward shipment to Kuwait.
Views: 1866
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Rontransmar rolls in Romania

September 14 - September 14 - Rontransmar has utilised 26 axle lines of Scheuerle InterCombi trailers to transport a 230-tonne transformer from the Port of Constanta to a job site in Ploesti, Romania.
Views: 1811
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Logistics networks merge

September 14 - September 14 - Logistics networks Ocean Bridge Lines and CrossTrades have merged and rebranded as CrossTrades OBL.
Views: 1647
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Atlas Air flies for DHL

September 14 - September 14 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) has placed a Boeing 747-400 freighter with DHL Global Forwarding under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance agreement.
Views: 1241
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HHL transports with military precision

September 13 - September 13 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported two minehunters, each weighing 670 tonnes, between France and Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1691
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Transafe delivers for Omsk

September 12 - September 12 - Russian logistics provider, Transafe Logistics, has delivered out-of-gauge (OOG) equipment for a hydrogen production unit at Gazprom Neft's Omsk refinery in Russia.
Views: 1567
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OOIL takeover approved

September 12 - September 12 - Cosco Shipping Holdings and Shanghai International Port Group's (SIPG) acquisition of Orient Overseas International (OOIL) has been approved by Chinese regulators.
Views: 1813
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A royal lift in Santa Rosa

September 12 - September 12 - Royal Cargo has utilised its 600-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane for the lifting of the Laguna Water pipeline bridges in Santa Rosa, Philippines.
Views: 1494
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FLS completes girder move

September 12 - September 12 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported four crane girders, each measuring 35 m x 2.95 m x 3.5 m and weighing 45 tons (40.8 tonnes) from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 1665
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Vogel moves into SAL Heavy Lift

September 11 - September 11 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has been appointed sales/chartering manager of SAL Heavy Lift, following Harren & Partner's acquisition of SAL earlier this year.
Views: 2408
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Construction continues at Derince

September 11 - September 11 - Turkey's Safiport Derince has commenced piling of its new container terminal, as part of a USD350 million project which will increase the port's 1.8 km berths with a 490 m container berth and a 450 m ro-ro berth.
Views: 1647
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GPO Grace completes maiden voyage

September 8 - September 8 - GPO Heavylift's new vessel GPO Grace, which entered service earlier this summer, has successfully completed its maiden voyage from Thailand to Norway.
Views: 2196
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Rickmers ship management business saved

September 8 - September 8 - The ship management arm of the insolvent Rickmers Group has been rescued by Bertram Rickmers and the Zeaborn Group, which have come together in a consortium to acquire the business with its main sites in Hamburg, Singapore and Cyprus.
Views: 1449
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Bahri rolls in to the Big Easy

September 8 - September 8 - Bahri Logistics' 26,000 dwt multipurpose ro-ro vessel, Bahri Yanbu, has called at the Port of New Orleans (Port Nola), USA marking the commencement of its ro-con service connecting the port with the Mediterranean, Middle East and India.
Views: 1432
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LOC boosts offshore wind in Taiwan

September 7 - September 7 - LOC Renewables, part of the LOC Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four other parties, outlining its intention to progress offshore wind farm development and construction in Taiwan.
Views: 1693
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Fairplay Shipping delivers in Germany

September 7 - September 7 - Danish Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Fairplay Shipping recently oversaw the movement of four out-of-gauge (OOG) CO2 production units by truck from Denmark to Bremen, Germany, before being shipped to Algiers, Algeria.
Views: 2651
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Contracts roll in for Dockwise

September 7 - September 7 - Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded a number of marine transport contracts, with a combined contract value of approximately USD50 million.
Views: 2117
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Swire Shipping ups Townsville transits

September 6 - September 6 - Swire Shipping has upgraded its North Asia Express (NEX) service between the Port of Townsville, Australia and Asia.
Views: 1280
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Cargo owners advised to adapt contract strategy

September 6 - September 6 - International transport and logistics executives using container shipping are facing the biggest shift in their ocean provider base for 20 years and must adapt their procurement and contract strategy, says ocean freight procurement consultan
Views: 1400
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Boeing raises forecast for China

September 6 - September 6 - Boeing has projected a demand for 7,240 new aircraft in China over the next 20 years valued at nearly USD1.1 trillion, a 6.3 percent increase over last year's forecast.
Views: 1075
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XLP members on the move

September 5 - September 5 - New Zealand-based Freight Traders Limited (FTL) has collaborated with fellow XLProjects (XLP) member Globe Cargo Logistics (GCL) in China, for the transport of equipment to a power station in the USA.
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Blue Water assists Tahkoluoto

September 5 - September 5 - Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the onshore logistics for the 42 MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm project, on behalf of wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy.
Views: 1914
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LGH lifts in LA

August 31 - August 31 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint for the benchmark weighing of ten ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Los Angeles, USA.
Views: 1639
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Feldmann transports mountain ropes

August 31 - August 31 - Switzerland-based Feldmann Pneukran + Transport has transported four steel wire ropes for the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn cable car which scales the Zugspitze mountain on the Austria-Germany border.
Views: 1289
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Mammoet wins Oman contract

August 31 - August 31 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and transport contract for an ongoing petrochemical plant project in Sohar, Oman.
Views: 1511
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Ocean 7 Projects names Poulsen

August 30 - August 30 - Ocean 7 Projects has appointed Singapore-based Poulsen Shipping Asia as its representative for Southeast Asia, the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 2309
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Construction starts on Stena ships

August 30 - August 30 - A 'steel cutting ceremony' held at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard, China, marked the start of construction of the first of four ro-ro vessels ordered by Stena Line.
Views: 1516
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ALE and COSCO team up

August 30 - August 30 - ALE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with COSCO Shipping Project Logistics.
Views: 1821
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Suparna takes off to Hahn

August 30 - August 30 - Suparna Airlines, a subsidiary of HNA Modern Logistics, has launched a service connecting Xi-an Xinyang International Airport in China with Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany.
Views: 1862
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Container shipping could face mega-problem

August 29 - August 29 - Despite an increase in freight rates, global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerised ocean freight Xeneta, says the future remains uncertain in container shipping due to the looming increase in megaship capacity.
Views: 2388
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Terex authorises Farhat

August 28 - August 28 - Terex Cranes has made Farhat Service Center its authorised distributor for Lebanon, to provide local equipment sales, as well as service and parts support for Demag all-terrain cranes and Terex rough terrain cranes.
Views: 1580
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Glogos sails from Shanghai

August 28 - August 28 - Glogos has delivered the second batch of Fortum-manufactured wind turbine components from Shanghai, China to the Port of Ulyanovsk, Russia, via the Port of Constanta, Romania.
Views: 1714
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Swire serves Micronesia

August 25 - August 25 - From September 2017, Swire Shipping will introduce a fixed weekly service to Guam and Saipan, in cooperation with American President Line (APL).
Views: 1858
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OOCL takes Germany

August 25 - August 25 - Hong Kong-based ocean carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has taken delivery of the 21,413 teu OOCL Germany from the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea.
Views: 983
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BNSF keeps on track

August 24 - August 24 - BNSF Logistics has transported four transformers by rail from the Port of Houston, Texas to Fairbanks, Indiana, USA.
Views: 1237
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Trimaran cruises with OOCL

August 23 - August 23 - New Zealand freight forwarder FJ Tytherleigh Logistics has shipped an ocean cruising trimaran from Tan Cang-Cat Lai port, near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Auckland, New Zealand.
Views: 1257
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Atlas Air on the double

August 22 - August 22 - Atlas Air has agreed to operate a second Boeing 747-400 freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an opportunity for additional aircraft in the future.
Views: 1184
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Björk on song for Greencarrier

August 22 - August 22 - Greencarrier Liner Agency has appointed Patrik Björk as global business development manager, responsible for strengthening the company's sales organisation and market position.
Views: 999
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Hansa delivers in Turkey

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, each weighing 135 tonnes and measuring 28.9 m x 11.3 m x 26.6 m, from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 1827
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Cuxport handles NYK cargo

August 21 - August 21 - Port services provider Cuxport, part of the Rhenus group, has handled the shipment of heavy crane parts for the German agency of the Japanese shipping company NYK Bulk & Projects.
Views: 1739
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Sun shines on offshore wind project

August 21 - August 21 - Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics has handled the transportation of 16 monopiles for an offshore wind farm.
Views: 1349
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Sinotrans Sarens loads-out for Yamal

August 18 - August 18 - The Sinotrans Sarens joint venture has completed the transportation and load-out of 55 piperack modules (PAR) and pre-assembled units (PAU) destined for the Yamal LNG project, Russia.
Views: 1297
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Silamas rolls into Myanmar

August 18 - August 18 - Thailand-based heavy lift contractor Silamas Group has teamed up with a local partner and industry veteran Patrick Dick to open an office in Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 2357
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Semi-sub will move USS Fitzgerald

August 18 - August 18 - The US Navy has confirmed that it will use a heavy lift semi-submersible ship to transport the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald from Japan back to the USA.
Views: 1708
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Sarens lifts in Ptolemaida

August 17 - August 17 - Sarens has installed columns and K-bracings for the main steel structure of the Ptolemaida coal-fired power plant Unit V, currently under construction in northern Greece.
Views: 1889
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PCN members on the move

August 17 - August 17 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has cooperated with Curtis & Lee, PCN member in Ireland, for the shipment of a 43,100 kg (43.1-tonne) crane from Savona in Italy to Cork, Ireland.
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Chapman completes pipe move

August 16 - August 16 - Chapman Freeborn's Dubai office has coordinated the transport of 60 tons (54.4 tonnes) of pipe spooling from Sharjah, UAE to Houston, USA, on board a Boeing 747.
Views: 1772
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Dakotrans handles the heat

August 15 - August 15 - Dakotrans, a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) in Russia, has transported Russian machinery and equipment to a thermal power plant in Vietnam.
Views: 1915
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Lone delivers a dozen in Rotterdam

August 14 - August 14 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported twelve Damen vessels from Vietnam to the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1505
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UTC grows in Guyana

August 14 - August 14 - UTC Overseas has expanded its presence in Guyana with the appointment of Bob Stevens, the firm's Caribbean field director, to support its recently opened Guyanese office.
Views: 1949
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Mammoet moves multimodal

August 14 - August 14 - Mammoet has transported an 800,000-lbs (362.9-tonne) process vessel from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Robinson, Illinois, USA.
Views: 1254
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deugro rolls out Indonesian expansion

August 11 - August 11 - deugro, the deugro Group's international project forwarding business unit, has acquired all of Rolitrans International's and Rolitrans Indonesia's heavy haul assets.
Views: 2451
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BNSFL cement Smart project move

August 11 - August 11 - BNSFL Logistics and Smart Logistics have transported cement making equipment from the Port of Izmir, Turkey to the Port of Caldera, Costa Rica.
Views: 1286
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dship adds MPP trio

August 11 - August 11 - The deugro Group's multipurpose project carrier dship Carriers, has added three heavy lift multipurpose (MPP) vessels to its fleet on a long-term time charter basis, which will primarily be used for trade lanes between Asia, the Middle East Gu
Views: 1672
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Hauswald named at Hansa Meyer

August 10 - August 10 - Marc-Oliver Hauswald has been appointed managing director of Hansa Meyer Global Holding (HMGH) and Hansa Meyer Global Transport (HMGT).
Views: 1898
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HHL assists Pirie project

August 9 - August 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL), on behalf of Geodis, has transported 13 modules, measuring over 147,124 cu m, from China to Australia to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie.
Views: 1801
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Panalpina wins Iraq contract

August 9 - August 9 - An undisclosed oil and gas major has awarded Panalpina a long-term contract to manage transportation for a gas project in Iraq.
Views: 1023
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CLA launches Mexico connection

August 9 - August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.
Views: 2298
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Steder steps up Asian presence

August 9 - August 9 - The Steder Group has established a local presence in the South East Asian market with the opening of Steder Singapore.
Views: 1331
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Mammoet's giants team up

August 8 - August 8 - Mammoet has utilised three of its biggest cranes in its global fleet - the PTC 50, PTC 35 and the PTC 140 - for the construction of Petronas' Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in Malaysia.
Views: 873
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Tobolsk takes delivery for Sibur

August 8 - August 8 - Oversized cargo destined for Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex has arrived at the Port of Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 1675
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Indiana-Burns development on track

August 8 - August 8 - The US Department of Transportation has recommended to Congress that the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor receive one of 10 Fastlane small project grants for 2017.
Views: 1458
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WWL ALS opens in Norway

August 7 - August 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Service (WWL ALS) is expanding into the Scandinavian market and will take over the Wilhelmsen Ships Services Nordic (WSS Nordic) offices in Bergen, Norway.
Views: 2247
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Multraship moves tug to Burgas

August 7 - August 7 - Towage and salvage specialist Multraship is strengthening its position in the Black Sea region by transferring its Damen-built tugboat, Multratug 26, to the Port of Burgas, Bulgaria.
Views: 1447
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Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement

August 7 - August 7 - Volga-Dnepr is exploring the prospects for the development of a replacement super-heavy cargo transporter, which it hopes will be 35 - 40 percent more efficient than the Antonov AN-124, both technically and economically.
Views: 2165
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ZPMC confirms GPO stake

August 7 - August 7 - China's Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has confirmed that it is taking a 50 percent shareholding in Greenland Heavylift Holdings (Hong Kong).
Views: 2013
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Europe Cargo completes pipe project

August 4 - August 4 - Europe Cargo, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Belgium, has handled the unloading of 20 pipes, ranging in length from 39.2 m to 44 m, at the Port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 2030
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PLA members on the move

August 3 - August 3 - Actanis Project Cargo, member of the Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) in Spain and Portugal, has transported four 361-ton (327.5-tonne) modules for the Kuwait GT5 refinery project.
Views: 1405
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B747 trio to fly for Hong Kong Air Cargo

August 2 - August 2 - Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) has placed three Boeing 747-400 freighters with Hong Kong Air Cargo Carrier, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines, under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.
Views: 638
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Mitchell named at Crane Worldwide

July 31 - July 31 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Chris Mitchell as vice president, global specialized solutions.
Views: 2136
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Cranes on route to Houston

July 28 - July 28 - Three Post-Panamax cranes bound for the Port of Houston's Barbours Cut Container Terminal have departed Shanghai, China on board ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 13.
Views: 1749
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Particle hunter reaches final destination

July 28 - July 28 - ICARUS, the world's largest liquid argon particle hunter, has arrived at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois.
Views: 2586
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Ironshore insures BRI's project cargo

July 27 - July 27 - Pembroke Managing Agency, part of the international insurance company Ironshore, has launched a project cargo consortium on Lloyd's China related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 1763
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Catamaran heads to Freetown

July 26 - July 26 - CEA Project Logistics has transported a catamaran ferry, weighing 17 tonnes and measuring 17 m in length, from Chonburi, Thailand to Freetown in Sierra Leone.
Views: 1645
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Megalift moves for Jimah

July 26 - July 26 - Megalift Malaysia has transported six condenser components and a generator stator for the Jimah East Power coal-fired power plant, Malaysia.
Views: 1427
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Harren & Partner strikes SAL deal

July 26 - July 26 - Ten years after it first took a stake in the shipping company, and six years after it took complete control, Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisa ("K" Line) has sold SAL Heavy Lift to the Bremen, Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner.
Views: 2755
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City Union's final push to Kentucky

July 25 - July 25 - City Union Logistics, on behalf of its client Otto Junker, transported a pushing furnace from a factory in Changshu, China to the project site in Kentucky, USA.
Views: 1334
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ANL goes direct to Townsville

July 25 - July 25 - Global shipping line ANL will begin direct services from the Port of Townsville, Australia to Malaysia, Singapore and Jakarta, effective August 2017.
Views: 1252
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Mammoet opens Middle East offices

July 24 - July 24 - Following an increase in projects across the Middle East, Mammoet has opened offices in the UAE and Oman in order to provide more localised support.
Views: 2422
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Fesco handles the heat in Vietnam

July 24 - July 24 - Fesco Transportation Group has delivered 444 tons (402.8 tonnes) of equipment to the Long Phu-1 thermal power plant, which is under construction in Vietnam on behalf of Power Machines, a global power engineering company.
Views: 1471
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Grimaldi's Grande delivery

July 21 - July 21 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande Baltimora, the first of a series of three sister ships manufactured at Jinling Shipyard, China.
Views: 1356
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Sankyu bridges the gap with Scheuerle

July 20 - July 20 - Japanese transport specialist Sankyu has used its Scheuerle self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) to move a prefabricated bridge, weighing around 50 tonnes, through the city of Nagasaki.
Views: 1264
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Röhlig adds offices

July 19 - July 19 - German logistics provider, Röhlig is continuing on its course of growth with new offices in Asia, Central America and the USA.
Views: 1589
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GAC delivers for Yuri Korchagin

July 19 - July 19 - GAC has delivered a mega shipment for pile driving and swaging works in the Yuri Korchagin oil field.
Views: 1281
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Bahri and Bolloré join hands

July 18 - July 18 - Bahri has signed an agreement with Group Bolloré, to establish a new logistics joint venture to serve Saudi Arabia and the wider region.
Views: 1442
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PCN Roundup

July 18 - July 18 - OLA Logistics, based in Hong Kong and a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member there has completed the breakbulk transport of two sets of rotary drilling rigs.
Views: 1604
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Antonov Airlines appoints Flywell

July 17 - July 17 - Antonov Airlines has appointed New Delhi-headquartered Flywell Aviation as its general sales agent (GSA) in India.
Views: 1625
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Ocean crossing for particle hunter

July 17 - July 17 - ICARUS, the world's largest liquid argon particle hunter has been shipped from Europe to North America.
Views: 1287
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Van der Linden in SkyTeam

July 14 - July 14 - SkyTeam Cargo, a global airline alliance, has appointed Nico Van der Linden as vice president of cargo alliance.
Views: 1540
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Japanese provide ONE details

July 14 - July 14 - Even though some jurisdictions have yet to approve the merger, Japan's three large container lines have set out details of their new Ocean Network Express (ONE) organisation.
Views: 2091
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Kässbohrer opens in Ulm

July 14 - July 14 - Semi-trailer manufacturer Kässbohrer has opened its fourth plant, located in Ulm, southern Germany.
Views: 913
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A decline in containers lost at sea

July 14 - July 14 - The World Shipping Council (WSC), which represents approximately 90 percent of the global liner ship capacity, has released a 2017 update to its containers lost at sea survey, which claims that there has been an industry-wide reduction in lost b
Views: 1028
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VesselsValue and ViaMar team up

July 14 - July 14 - UK and Singapore-based VesselsValue is linking up with ViaMar in Oslo to produce "Future Market Values" for up to 40,000 different ships.
Views: 1150
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CLI steams ahead

July 13 - July 13 - Compass Logistics International (CLI) has transported nine industrial steam boilers from John Thompson's production plant in Cape Town, South Africa to Jakarta, Indonesia, on behalf of EuroAsiatic Jaya.
Views: 1871
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Another TCO contract for Blue Water

July 12 - July 12 - A consortium led by Blue Water Shipping has been awarded an additional contract from Tengizchevroil (TCO) to supply six tugs to assist barges and vessels at Prorva, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1514
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Four flights for fast response

July 12 - July 12 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported 197 tonnes of automotive machinery from Japan to the USA for Nippon Express.
Views: 1010
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ALE delivers oil rig duo

July 11 - July 11 - ALE has completed the delivery of two pre-assembled oil rigs from the UAE to Oman.
Views: 1781
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Europacific presses ahead

July 10 - July 10 - Europacific Logistika has transported a 82-ton (74.4-tonne) press from Busan, South Korea to Hungary onboard a container vessel.
Views: 1140
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Cosco makes offer for OOCL parent

July 10 - July 10 - Cosco Shipping Holdings and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) have made an offer to acquire all the issued Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) shares for HKD49 billion (USD6.3 billion).
Views: 1240
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Bahri adds Alexandria

July 10 - July 10 - Bahri Logistics has added Alexandria Port to its North American breakbulk and ro-ro service, linking the Egyptian port to the USA, the Middle East and India.
Views: 1599
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Welton ships tanks by the dozen

July 7 - July 7 - Welton Shipping recently executed an unusual task for the Genesee Brewery in Rochester, New York, completing the transportation by barge of 12 huge beer fermentation tanks 225 miles (362 km), from Waterford near Albany, to Rochester in New York S
Views: 2030
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DHL delivers in Brazil

July 6 - July 6 - Qatar Airways Cargo has transported over 80 tonnes of oil and energy equipment on board its Boeing 777 freighter for DHL Global Forwarding.
Views: 1512
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EXG handles ro-ro shipment

July 6 - July 6 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has handled the unloading and Customs clearance of marine unloading arms at Chennai Port, India.
Views: 1078
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Pangea members' Grand Egyptian moves

July 5 - July 5 - Since January, Trans.Al Logistic has been delivering steel and glass components for the construction of the facade of the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
Views: 1944
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GRT prototype flies to Singapore

July 4 - July 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a prototype of an autonomous vehicle developed by 2getthere, named Group Rapid Transit (GRT), on board a Boeing 747 freighter scheduled service, on behalf of Geodis.
Views: 1214
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PCN members keeping busy

July 4 - July 4 - Westlink Logistics, an Australian member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported two patrol boats from Nuku'alofa, Tonga and Suva, Fiji to Cairns in northern Queensland for refurbishment.
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Duo reel-in heavy load

July 4 - July 4 - Hong Kong-based Wangfoong Transportation has worked with Singapore-based Carriage Global to transport a 92-ton (83.5-tonne) reel, measuring 4 m x 3.4 m x 3.4 m, from Singapore to DaChan Bay, at the Port of Shenzhen, China, via Hong Kong.
Views: 1497
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ALP Keeper named

July 4 - July 4 - ALP Maritime Services has named its latest newbuild anchor handling salvage tug (AHST) ALP Keeper, at a ceremony in Japan.
Views: 995
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Dancing with lions and dragons

July 3 - July 3 - Providers of project logistics services will be interested to read that over the past two decades, China has become Africa's most important economic partner according to a report from McKinsey & Company.
Views: 2074
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Mammoet moves to the Max

July 3 - July 3 - Max Group has contracted Mammoet to lift and install the heavy components at the Kushiara power plant in Bangladesh.
Views: 963
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Trucks hold the key to reducing oil demand

July 3 - July 3 - Improving the efficiency of freight transport by road is critical to reducing the growth in oil demand, carbon emissions and air pollution over the next decades, according to the latest report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Views: 1212
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First job for Allseas joint venture

June 30 - June 30 - In India, the UK-based Allseas Global Logistics and Mumbai-based Seamless Projects' recently-created joint venture company, Allseas Project Solutions, has handled its first assignment.
Views: 1321
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Tinsley named at BIMCO

June 30 - June 30 - BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as head of maritime security.
Views: 1327
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Cargolux adds Atlanta

June 30 - June 30 - Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta, USA to its destinations served from Zhengzhou, China (CGO), becoming the second US-destination, after Chicago, to receive direct connections to and from Cargolux's Chinese hub.
Views: 1019
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Canaveral's OOG handling sky-rockets

June 30 - June 30 - SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket booster has returned to Port Canaveral, USA on board the drone ship, Of Course I Still Love You, after its successful launch and landing on June 23.
Views: 1733
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FLS handles ALBA cargo

June 29 - June 29 - FLS Projects Thailand has loaded the first of four shipments destined for the Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA) power station 5 project in Bahrain.
Views: 1094
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Delta delivers in Albania

June 29 - June 29 - Delta Maritime has delivered five out-of-gauge (OOG) generator sets (gensets) from Piraeus Port, Greece to Fier in Albania for Bankers Petroleum Albania.
Views: 1446
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AAL takes the trucks to Russia

June 29 - June 28 - AAL has transported 13 haulage trucks, weighing 170 tonnes each, from Laem Chabang Port in Thailand to the Port of Nakhodka in south east Russia.
Views: 1565
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AAL takes the trucks to Russia

June 28 - June 28 - AAL has transported 13 haulage trucks, weighing 170 tonnes each, from Laem Chabang Port in Thailand to the Port of Nakhodka in south east Russia.
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ALE completes column move

June 28 - June 28 - ALE has transported a 59 m long de-enthaniser column in Bahrain, which it claims is the longest to ever be moved in the country, for the Central Gas Plant III project.
Views: 1195
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Antonov expands in Australia

June 27 - June 27 - Antonov Airlines has appointed Air Cargo Partners Worldwide (ACP) as its general sales agent (GSA) in Australia.
Views: 2092
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Necotrans on the brink?

June 26 - June 26 - France-based freight forwarding and logistics group Necotrans is remaining tight-lipped on recent reports in the French media that it is about to be placed under judicial protection by the commercial court in Paris.
Views: 1892
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Goodrich charters to Astana

June 26 - June 26 - Goodrich Kazakhstan has transported a canopy system from the UAE for a construction project underway in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1396
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Metro Ports gains Great Lakes base

June 22 - June 22 - The Ports of Indiana has named Metro Ports as the bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor as of July 1, managing the loading and unloading of shipments for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes, including pr
Views: 1725
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CEVA Logistics opens in Myanmar

June 22 - June 22 - CEVA Logistics has opened an office in Myanmar's capital, Yangon, as part of its strategic expansion in the emerging markets along the Mekong river.
Views: 1381
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FLS carries on caravanning

June 22 - June 22 - Dubai-based project forwarder, Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has delivered 12 furnished caravans, each measuring 12.3 m x 3.5 m x 3.5 m from Karachi, Pakistan to the Rumaila oil field in Basra, Iraq.
Views: 1527
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Combi Lift awarded Gazprom project

June 21 - June 21 - The Linde Group has contracted Combi Lift as its logistics partner for the oversized and heavy lift cargo for the Gazprom Amur gas processing plant project in Russia.
Views: 1965
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ALE helps salvage Sewol ferry

June 21 - June 21 - ALE has completed the load-in of the 17,000-tonne Sewol ferry, as part of the salvage operation in the East China Sea.
Views: 1477
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AD Ports lines up Fujairah development

June 21 - June 21 - Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah, UAE have signed a 35-year concession agreement, granting the former exclusive rights to develop port infrastructure and manage its operations.
Views: 1096
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DB Schenker coasts to Burullus

June 20 - June 20 - DB Schenker is working with Mammoet to manage the transportation of 100,000 tons (90,718.5 tonnes) with 400,000 cu m of freight to Burullus, Egypt for a gas-fired power station with equipment supplied by Siemens.
Views: 2191
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for Siemens

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr has transported a 57-tonne Siemens generator rotor to Kuwait onboard one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 1388
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HLPFI - May/June 2017 - now available!

June 20 - HLPFI's May/June 2017 digital edition is now available to view and is packed full of useful information. Click here to see more.
Views: 1686
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Port Manatee dedicates rebuilt Berth 9

June 19 - June 19 - Port Manatee's Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads as a result of the completion of a reconstruction project in association with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Views: 1192
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DFDS orders ro-ro duo

June 16 - June 16 - DFDS has ordered two 6,700-lane metre ro-ro ships that will be built at Sinotrans and CSC's Jinling shipyard in China.
Views: 970
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DP World develops Eurasian corridor

June 16 - June 16 - Two memorandums of understanding (MoU) were signed between DP World and the government of Kazakhstan for the development of a port community system (PCS) and to integrate Customs processes.
Views: 1858
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SunRui's BWMS gains USCG approval

June 15 - June 15 - SunRui Marine Environment Engineering's BalClor ballast water management system (BWMS) has achieved US Coast Guard (USCG) approval.
Views: 604
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HHL helps Tobolsk construction

June 15 - June 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported more than 60,000 cu m of petrochemical refinery equipment to assist with the construction of Sibur's ZapSibNeftekhim polyolefin complex in Tobolsk, Russia.
Views: 1693
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MHI charters UWL's Vestvind


June 15 - June 15 - MHI Vestas has chartered United Wind Logistics' (UWL) specialised deck carrier Vestvind to transport turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind park off the UK west coast.
Views: 2740
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JTC takes five from Demag

June 14 - June 14 - Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has placed an order for five Demag cranes, including four AC 100-4L models and one AC 250-6 all terrain crane.
Views: 1733
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Kerry goes Globalink for CIS expansion

June 14 - June 14 - Kerry Logistics has invested in Dubai-headquartered Globalink Logistics, a freight forwarding group which has operations spanning across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), forming a joint venture in the region.
Views: 1599
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NCC adds a Liebherr LTR

June 14 - June 14 - Indian construction and engineering company, NCC, has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane.
Views: 978
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FLS keeps on schedule

June 13 - June 13 - FLS Projects has completed the shipment of two 158-ton (143.3-tonne) transformers and related accessories from Turkey to Taiwan for Taiwan Power Company's Dah Tarn gas-fired power plant project.
Views: 1120
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Qatar disruption and uncertainty expected

June 12 - June 12 - International law firm Ince & Co has advised shipping and transportation companies with cargo interests in Qatar to plan for a period of disruption and uncertainty, following the decision by a number of Qatar's neighbours and other nations to cu
Views: 1325
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Cargolux signs Chinese JV

June 12 - June 12 - Cargolux has signed a joint venture equity contract to establish a resident cargo airline operating out of Zhengzhou under a Chinese air operator certificate (AOC).
Views: 1503
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 2688
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Volga-Dnepr moves in Myanmar

June 9 - June 9 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has used a combination of a Boeing 747 scheduled service and an Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD charter flight to deliver a 12.66-tonne gas turbine to a power station in Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 1021
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More moves for PCN members

June 8 - June 8 - Nonpareil International Freight & Cargo, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Philippines, has transported a kiln shell from Croatia to the Philippines, with assistance from TransOcean Shipping, PCN member in Slovenia, Croatia, Hung
Views: 3116
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WWPC duo deliver in Kenya

June 8 - June 8 - Houston, USA-based BNSF Logistics and Smart Logistics Istanbul in Turkey have arranged the shipment of 23 tons (20.1 tonnes) of cement making equipment to Mombasa, Kenya.
Views: 1632
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Atlas Air flies for Yangtze

June 6 - June 6 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will lease a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft to Yangtze River Express Airlines on an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.
Views: 710
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ALE brings the power to Ibri

June 6 - June 6 - ALE has transported two heavy lift and 20 over-dimensional cargoes for the Ibri IPP power plant project in Oman, as part of an ongoing project.
Views: 1474
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LOC Renewables launches

June 5 - June 5 - The LOC Group has launched LOC Renewables, a specialised division to bring the group's broad capabilities to the offshore renewable energy sector.
Views: 1196
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Bolloré secures combined-cycle contract

June 5 - June 5 - Bolloré Logistics is already busy with an end-to-end logistics contract won earlier this year that involves transporting materials for the construction of a 100 MW gas fired combined-cycle power plant in Maputo, Mozambique for Electricidade de Mo
Views: 1318
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HHLA handles cooker

June 5 - June 5 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has utilised its floating cranes to move a 126-tonne rotary cooker from a container ship to an inland vessel at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT) in Germany.
Views: 1686
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AAL brings the cyclones to Malaysia

June 5 - June 5 - AAL has transported two cyclone vessels to Petronas' USD27 billion refinery and petrochemical integrated development (RAPID) project in Malaysia, on behalf of freight forwarder Oceansmart Global.
Views: 1502
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XLP members on the move



June 2 - June 2 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of Kadmar Group and XLProjects (XLP) member in Egypt, has discharged five Bosch boiler units, each weighing 81 tons (73.5 tonnes) at the Port of Alexandria, Egypt on behalf of Kuehne + Nagel.
Views: 2624
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Fleet Line handles the pressure

June 1 - June 1 - Dubai and Iraq-based Fleet Line Shipping has provided the end-to-end logistics solutions for a project shipment comprising of 12 pressure vessels and accessories from Jebel Ali to the project site in Kuwait.
Views: 1378
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Managerial moves at GAC

June 1 - June 1 - GAC has announced several appointments to drive the growth and development of a range of the GAC Group businesses.
Views: 1676
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ABC flies high in Q1

June 1 - June 1 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 17 percent year-on-year increase in volume for the first quarter of 2017, with 158,000 tonnes being handled by the airline.
Views: 1094
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Terex trio for Bothar

May 31 - May 31 - Australia's Bothar Boring & Tunneling is expanding its operations in the Middle East with the addition of three all terrain cranes: a Demag AC 500-8, a Demag AC 100-4L and a Terex Explorer 5600.
Views: 1839
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Goliath sets sail to China

May 31 - May 31 - DEME and Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers are partnering in a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China, with the former's DP2 jack-up vessel Goliath being deployed for the first projects.
Views: 2367
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Tight fit for ACS

May 30 - May 30 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported two high cube containers, with oil and gas industry materials inside, from Italy to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1361
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Emirates names three

May 30 - May 30 - Emirates has made three managerial appointments within its commercial and cargo operations team in the Middle East.


Views: 1696
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Asia Energy Logistics pulls out of semi-sub deal

May 30 - May 30 - HLPFI understands that Hong Kong-based Asia Energy Logistics (AEL) has backed away from a previously announced deal that it would be buying GPO Grace, a 65,000-dwt semi-submersible newbuilding, launched in December last year at China Shipbuilding
Views: 1287
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Hammer time for EMS

May 30 - May 30 - EMS Vostok has transported a hammer mill shredder from Bologna, in Italy to Karaganda in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1302
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IRISL begins shipment of heavy cargoes

May 29 - May 29 - The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has announced that it is gearing up to handle project cargoes on its regular services between the Middle East Gulf, the Mediterranean, Europe and the Far East.
Views: 1361
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Djibouti opens DMP

May 25 - May 25 - Djibouti has officially opened the Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP), marking the completion of the USD590 million project.
Views: 1816
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Universal transports to Equatorial Guinea

May 24 - May 24 - Universal Transport has handled the transportation of four passenger bridges from Sakarya Province in Turkey to Mengomeyén, Equatorial Guinea.
Views: 1250
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Hapag-Lloyd and UASC complete merger

May 24 - May 24 - Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have completed the merger between the two liner shipping companies.
Views: 2235
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PCN members keeping busy

May 23 - May 23 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has transported a Hydrasports custom fishing boat from the Ao-Po Grand Marina Shipyard in Phuket to the ro-ro terminal at the Port of Laem Chabang, for onward shipment to Piraeus, Greece.
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ALE steps on the gas

May 23 - May 23 - ALE has transported 12 gas components from Umm Qasr Port to a degassing station in Rafidiyah Zubair, Iraq.
Views: 1781
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ALE adds with ADDrives

May 22 - May 22 - ALE has acquired two Goldhofer six-axle self-propelled trailers (SPT), which will primarily be used in Kazakhstan to service the Caspian region.
Views: 1299
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LOC Korea wins MWS contract

May 22 - May 22 - Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) and Swiss Re have awarded London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) a contract to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60 MW test phase of South Korea's Southwest Offshore windfarm project.
Views: 1140
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SIA Cargo re-integrated

May 19 - May 19 - Singapore Airlines' (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be re-integrated as a cargo division within SIA.
Views: 1084
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FLS moves for EMAL

May 18 - May 18 - FLS Projects has handled the loading operations for eight modules and two drums destined for the EMAL Aluminium Smelter project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 973
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Philco and Gevatrans transport transformer

May 18 - May 18 - Philco International and Gevetrans have transported a transformer and its spare parts from France to Agios Nikolaos Voiotias, Greece, for General Electric France and Aluminium of Greece.
Views: 1700
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National and Navitrans fly around the world

May 18 - May 18 - National Airlines and Navitrans USA have launched a weekly scheduled round-the-world (RTW) freighter service utilising a Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 1356
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Höegh Triton sold

May 17 - May 17 - Höegh Autoliners has sold the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Höegh Triton for recycling.
Views: 486
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OOCL welcomes Hong Kong

May 16 - May 16 - Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has named its latest containership OOCL Hong Kong at a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea.
Views: 1348
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Malaysia to lift cabotage rules

May 15 - May 15 - Effective June 1, 2017, the government of Malaysia will abolish its cabotage restrictions on routes between East Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak and Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan).
Views: 1166
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Rhenus expands global services

May 15 - May 15 - The Rhenus Group will increase the number of its business sites in the Asia/Pacific region by more than ten percent during 2017 to support the expansion of its sea and airfreight business divisions.
Views: 1726
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CSL champions flo-flo in China

May 12 - May 12 - CSL Asia Shipping has handled the shipment of two tugboats on a semi-submersible ship from China to South America.
Views: 3094
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Antonov plans US expansion

May 11 - May 11 - Antonov Airlines has confirmed that it will establish a presence in the USA and Hong Kong as part of its ambitious international expansion plans.
Views: 1882
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WWL ALS flares up in UAE

May 11 - May 11 - WWL ALS' Dubai office has handled the shipment of 17 flare risers, measuring 25.2 m x 4.5 m x 5.6 m each, from the UAE to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1063
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BEL battles the heat

May 10 - May 10 - Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has completed the handling and maintenance of a heat exchanger for a fertiliser factory in Bangladesh.
Views: 1414
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Geodis eyes super-heavy and power projects

May 9 - May 9 - In what has been a successful year for Geodis' Industrial Projects division, Igor Muniz, Industrial Projects director Europe, said the investments being made at the company would provide a solid foundation for future growth.
Views: 1846
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Carriers sign MoU

May 9 - May 9 - Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a strategic operational partnership in air cargo transportation.
Views: 1300
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Kerry goes for gold in Italy

May 9 - May 9 - Kerry Logistics Network has agreed to acquire the majority stake of the Tuvia Group's subsidiary, Tuvia Italia SpA, as part of the former's ongoing expansion in Europe.
Views: 1718
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GAC is virtuous for Paragon Offshore

May 8 - May 8 - GAC Abu Dhabi has completed the preparation, construction and relocation of a logistics base dedicated to supporting Paragon Offshore's operations.
Views: 1051
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Chinese engineers connect the tubes

May 5 - May 5 - Chinese engineers have installed a 6,000-tonne section of a 55 km bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao, China.
Views: 1221
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OOCL on the up

May 4 - May 4 - Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) has reported that for the first quarter of 2017, total volumes were up 7 percent from the same period last year, reaching 1.47 million teu, compared to 1.37 million teu.
Views: 1182
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XLP members keeping busy

May 4 - May 4 - FLS Projects in Taiwan, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, has delivered an oversized plastic forming machine, with accessories, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 2640
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Key shipping issues come under scrutiny

May 3 - May 3 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.
Views: 1914
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PLA raises membership in Antwerp

May 3 - May 3 - The Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) network held its first annual event, with 40 members attending the meeting in Antwerp, Belgium last week.
Views: 1894
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Declining vigilance will increase piracy

May 3 - May 3 - The recent spate of attacks off the Horn of Africa may point to an elevated risk for a return of piracy, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy's (OBP) annual State of Maritime Piracy report which analyses the human and economic impacts of maritime pir
Views: 2000
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Daseke builds open-deck trucking group

May 3 - May 3 - Daseke Inc, one of the largest owners of open-deck transportation equipment in North America, is merging with fellow open-deck truck operators The Schilli Cos and Big Freight Systems Inc.
Views: 1547
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GAC mixes up management

May 2 - May 2 - GAC has announced management appointments at both group and individual company level.
Views: 1714
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PCN members on the move

May 2 - May 2 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) have completed several project cargo moves across the globe.
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Cargolux profits tumble in volatile 2016

May 1 - May 1 - Cargolux Airlines carried almost 1 million tonnes of cargo on its global freight network during a volatile 2016. However, the carrier's profit fell some 90 percent year-on-year from USD49 million in 2015 to USD5.5 million in 2016; revenues fell by
Views: 1838
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Peters & May's Maiden transport

April 28 - April 28 - The Peters & May Group has transported Whitbread Farr 58 ft (17.7 m) yacht, Maiden, from Port Victoria, Seychelles to Southampton, UK on board RollDock Sky.
Views: 1456
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Xellz expands by five

April 26 - April 26 - Xellz has announced the opening of five offices at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1567
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Services increase at Venice

April 26 - April 26 - The Port of Venice has announced two new maritime services departing from the port, in cooperation with Neptune Lines and the Ocean Alliance.
Views: 1510
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Aqualis floats to Bahrain

April 25 - April 25 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by South Korean Oceanus to provide floatover services for an LNG regasification platform topside offshore Bahrain.
Views: 1189
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Three Lines Shipping seeks investor

April 24 - April 24 - Three Lines Shipping (TLS), a UAE-based transportation and logistics company, has confirmed reports that it is looking for an investor to help boost its regional expansion and grow its brand.
Views: 1955
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China Merchants completes Sinotrans merger

April 24 - April 24 - China Merchants Group, the state-owned conglomerate completed a strategic reorganisation, which results in and Sinotrans & CSC becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of the former.
Views: 1722
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G2 Ocean to go live

April 24 - April 24 - The joint venture between Gearbulk and Grieg Star - G2 Ocean - will begin operations on May 1, 2017.
Views: 2365
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GPLN holds its 14th AGM

April 24 - April 24 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has concluded its 14th annual general meeting, with over 180 delegates attending the event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dubai.
Views: 1500
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Luttfring joins Talbert

April 21 - April 21 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Bob Luttfring as its southeast regional sales manager.
Views: 1419
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Carpenters joins Jakarta

April 20 - April 20 - Malaysian shipping group, Carpenters Shipping, has started directs calls at the Port of Jakarta on its New Guinea Shuttle Service (NSS).
Views: 1369
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Siemens set for Dubai global logistics

April 19 - April 19 - Siemens, one of the largest manufacturing and electronic companies in the world, will set up its global logistics headquarters, including its portfolio for airports, cargo infrastructure and ports, in Dubai.
Views: 1762
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Liburnia loads in three

April 19 - April 19 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has transported 42 modules, weighing up to 28 tonnes each, on board Rickmers Dalian to Hamad Port, Qatar.
Views: 1594
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Hansa transports to Indonesia

April 18 - April 18 - Hansa Heavy Lift has transported 24 reels as well as subsea equipment on board HHL Richards Bay for the Jangkrik Complex Project, an offshore gas field off the coast of Indonesia.
Views: 1729
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Fleet Line transports dismantled rig

April 18 - April 18 - Dubai-based logistics provider Fleet Line Shipping has transported a dismantled rig from the UAE to a project site in Uzbekistan.
Views: 1270
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Dan-Czech transports ring

April 17 - April 17 - Dan-Czech Special Transport has transported a 153-ton (138.8-tonne), 8.3 m wide ring from Ostrava, Vítkovice, to the river port of Melník, in the Czech Republic.
Views: 1136
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Universal Transport contains the gas

April 17 - April 17 - Universal Transport has transported a gas container for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling station, from Decin, the Czech Republic to Mosjøen in Norway.
Views: 1586
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Indiana opens season with a Briese

April 14 - April 14 - The first ocean vessel of the year arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor - the 413 ft (125.8 m) heavy lift vessel BBC Mont Blanc marking the official opening of the international shipping season.
Views: 1680
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Cost of claims rising says insurance body

April 13 - April 13 - According to statistics released by the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), average costs of global marine insurance claims are increasing on the back of increased risk onboard cargo vessels and in ports.
Views: 863
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GPA marches to a new record

April 12 - April 12 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported a 9.8 percent increase in total tonnage across all of its terminals in March, 2017, moving 2.89 million tons (2.62 million tonnes), marking the busiest March in the authority's history.
Views: 1111
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ALE leads JV for Yamal project

April 12 - April 12 - ALE is leading a joint venture company with Iemants, a steel construction company, and ICO, a terminal operator for ro-ro cargo, to manage the Yamal LNG project's modular intermediate storage yard (MISY) in Belgium.
Views: 1179
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Aqualis opens in Taiwan

April 11 - April 11 - Aqualis Offshore, part of Aqualis ASA, has opened an office in Taiwan to support local offshore wind and oil and gas developments.
Views: 1403
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An Ace loading in Mumbai

April 11 - April 11 - Ace Trading & Logistics, an India-based freight and project cargo forwarding company, has loaded a yacht on board Bahri's ro-ro vessel, Bahri Jazan, at Mumbai Port, India from where it was shipped to Savannah, USA.
Views: 1695
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ABC adds Taipei

April 11 - April 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched its 12th destination in the Asia Pacific region with a twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter service to Taipei, Taiwan.
Views: 1662
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From Stansted to Seoul

April 11 - April 11 - Antonov Airlines has transported three compressors, on behalf of its customer Kuehne + Nagel in Norway, on one of its seven AN-124-100s, from its UK base at London Stansted Airport to Incheon International Airport, Seoul, South Korea.
Views: 1661
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Steimler selected at NYK

April 6 - April 6 - NYK Group has appointed Svein Steimler as president and chief executive officer (ceo) of NYK Group Europe, succeeding Takuji Nakai.
Views: 1621
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FLS moves in Myanmar

April 6 - April 6 - FLS Projects has completed the discharging operations for ten heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) modules, shipped from South Korea and Vietnam to a 250 MW combined cycle project in Myingyan, Myanmar.
Views: 1739
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Spliethoff off to Veracruz

April 6 - April 6 - Following the end of Nordana/Weco's 60 year-old service from the Mediterranean to the Americas, shipping line Spliethoff has revealed that it is extending its Medliner service to include a direct call at Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 1968
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Silk Way West adds fifth B747-8F

April 6 - April 6 - Boeing has delivered a fifth B747-8 Freighter to Silk Way West Airlines, completing the airline's fleet modernisation programme.
Views: 1243
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Zeaborn completes Rickmers-Linie takeover

April 6 - April 6 - Rickmers-Line GmbH, a company within the Bremen-based Zeaborn Group, has completed the takeover of the business operations of Rickmers-Linie and MCC Marine as well as NPC Projects, which was originally announced on February 9 and received cleara
Views: 2139
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TII India remains on course

April 5 - April 5 - TII India, a subsidiary of the TII Group, has delivered the first three TIIGER Extender semi-trailers to Darshan Roadlines Pvt Ltd (DRPL), in the Indian city of Bawal.
Views: 1670
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AN-132D completes maiden flight

April 4 - April 4 - Antonov's AN-132D multipurpose turboprop aircraft has completed its maiden flight from the company's airfield in Kiev, Ukraine.
Views: 1354
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Bolloré on the energy double

April 4 - April 4 - Bolloré Logistics teams in Uganda and Kenya have transported out-of-gauge cargo and construction equipment for two energy projects in Uganda.
Views: 1078
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Seko's solar move

April 4 - April 4 - Seko Logistics has delivered two transformers, weighing 92 tons (83.46 tonnes) each, to Dubai Electricity & Water Authority's (DEWA) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai.
Views: 1434
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GAC Malaysia wins COSL business

April 4 - April 4 - China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has appointed GAC Malaysia to provide a range of on and offshore support services in Malaysia, as well as to render support as required further afield in South East Asia and worldwide.
Views: 1418