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SEKO names Barnes

March 31 - March 31 - SEKO Logistics has named Tony Barnes as chief operating officer (coo) Asia Pacific.
Views: 1978
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MOL marks Malaysian enhancement

March 30 - March 30 - Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has acquired a 20.9 percent share in Malaysian logistics company, PKT Logistics Group.
Views: 1966
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PCN members on the move

March 29 - March 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have completed several projects, transporting oversized cargo around the world.
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MOL triumphant with new vessel

March 28 - March 28 - Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has delivered the MOL Triumph to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), which MOL claims is the world's largest container vessel.
Views: 775
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NCA cancels Boeing order

March 28 - March 28 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), a subsidiary of Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), has come to an agreement with Boeing on the cancellation of two 747-8 freighter aircraft.
Views: 570
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Wijnne Barends orders six

March 27 - March 27 - Wijnne Barends has placed an order with the Indian shipyard, Chowgule & Company, for the construction of six identical, energy-efficient vessels.
Views: 1358
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BigRoll Beaufort completes the series

March 23 - March 23 - The fourth and final MC Class vessel, BigRoll Beaufort, has been delivered by Cosco Dalian Shipyard to BigRoll Shipping in Leiden, the Netherlands.
Views: 1317
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Shipping not a picnic, says accountant

March 23 - March 23 - Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1858
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Bengal's barges complete transport

March 23 - March 23 - Bengal Electric has completed the transportation of heavy, over-dimensional and general cargo for the Sirajganj Unit 2 Power Plant Project, Bangladesh.
Views: 1355
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Cats purr with Greencarrier

March 21 - March 21 - Greencarrier Freight Services has transported two Brødrene Aa catamarans from Norway to Hong Kong.
Views: 1661
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Riyadh's metro on track with DHL

March 21 - March 21 - DHL Industrial Projects is undertaking the delivery of 47 Bombardier train sets destined for Riyadh's new metro line from a production site in Mexico to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1425
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Avoid warranty surveyors at your peril

March 21 - March 21 - The London P&I Club has highlighted a recent increase in incidents of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather to support a recommendation that a warranty surveyor is appointed to supervise high-risk marine construction and transportation project
Views: 1610
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GPA hits the high notes

March 20 - March 20 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled 2.94 million tons (2.68 million tonnes) of cargo across all of its docks during February 2017 - a 10 percent increase over February 2016.
Views: 1574
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Polytra transports transformers

March 17 - March 17 - Polytra has transported two transformers from Mumbai, India to two substations in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 1435
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EC re-adopts air cartel decision

March 17 - March 17 - The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine totalling EUR776.465 million (USD834.5 million) for operating a price-fixing cartel.
Views: 1890
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IMO urges vigilance

March 17 - March 17 - The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) secretary-general, Kitack Lim, has urged the shipping industry to apply diligently the IMO guidance and best management practices to avert possible piracy attacks, in the wake of the hijack of the
Views: 1243
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Bolloré and Volga-Dnepr deliver for spaceport

March 17 - March 17 - Bolloré Logistics and Volga-Dnepr have transported two telecommunications satellites, built by Thales Alenia Space, from Nice in France, to the Guiana Space Centre, on the northeast coast of South America.
Views: 1291
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EXG can handle the heat

March 17 - March 17 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported two HP heaters, weighing 41.4 tons (37.5 tonnes), from Chakkan to Mumbai Port Trust, India.
Views: 983
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Mammoet offers academy for EPCs

March 17 - March 17 - More than 150 delegates from a number of South Korean Engineering, Procurement and Construction companies (EPCs) attended an 'Engineered Heavy Lift & Transport Academy' developed by Mammoet.
Views: 1364
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Houston is calling for Bahri

March 17 - March 17 - Saudi Arabia-based Bahri has officially opened an office for Bahri Logistics in Houston and says it will help to expand its breakbulk and project cargo business through a key US gateway.
Views: 1480
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Sarens' sizeable Terex order

March 16 - March 16 - Sarens Group in Belgium and its Middle East division, Sarens Nass Middle East (SNME) have placed separate orders with Terex for a combined total of 33 Demag cranes.
Views: 2078
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PCN duo on the move

March 16 - March 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have transported oversized cargo around the world.
Views: 1803
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XLP members keeping busy

March 16 - March 16 - XLProjects (XLP) members have completed several project cargo shipments.
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Volga-Dnepr helps fight Chilean wildfires

March 16 - March 16 - Helicopter Express, based in Georgia, USA, contracted Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport four helicopters to fight the outbreak of wildfires in the Chilean countryside.
Views: 1286
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FIATA and CLECAT voice capacity concerns

March 15 - March 15 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and CLECAT, the European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services, have voiced concerns about current capacity levels and service uncertainties
Views: 1289
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MOL pushes project and heavy cargoes

March 15 - March 15 - Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) says it intends to expand the activities of MOL Project & Heavy Cargo - its brand for plant and other heavyweight cargo transport services - in both Asia and Europe.
Views: 1231
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MIQ opens in Atlanta

March 14 - March 14 - MIQ Logistics has opened a global logistics facility in Atlanta, USA
Views: 1299
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ABC sees demand soar

March 14 - March 14 - In 2016 AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw a 47 percent year-on-year increase of charter flights using its Boeing 747 freighters.
Views: 1140
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Clipper adds second ship

March 14 - March 14 - Clipper Steel Services has added a second ship into the shuttle service that it launched between the Port of Mobile, USA and Tampico, Mexico in 2014.
Views: 1694
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Spliethoff's half-dozen order



March 13 - March 13 - Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at the Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding shipyard in China.


Views: 2076
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WWPC raises record in Cebu

March 10 - March 10 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised USD43,500 for the Filipino children's charity Albert Schweitzer Familienwerk Foundation at its 17th annual conference at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa in Cebu, the Philippines.
Views: 2008
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Logistec in at Cleveland

March 10 - March 10 - Logistec USA Inc (Logistec), a subsidiary of Logistec Corporation, has signed a 10-year agreement with the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority to operate the Cleveland Bulk Terminal from April 2017.
Views: 1278
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PCN members on the move

March 9 - March 9 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy transporting oversized cargo across the world.
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Dynamometer receives a Stute handling

March 9 - March 9 - Stute Logistics was contracted to provide multimodal project services for the transport of a hydraulic dynamometer from Korea to Russia.
Views: 1554
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Nunner on rail

March 9 - March 9 - Nunner Logistics has signed an agreement with rail operator Interrail and will offer rail freight solutions to and from Europe, countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia.
Views: 2054
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Greencarrier and JAS form alliance

March 9 - March 9 - Greencarrier Freight Services and JAS Worldwide have formed an alliance to provide freight and logistics services through JAS' global network and Greencarrier's operations in the Nordic and Baltic areas, representing each other exclusively in th
Views: 2298
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Bengal chosen to build Bibiyana

March 8 - March 8 - Bengal Electric has been awarded a contract for the entire erection of a Bibiyana 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant in Bangladesh.
Views: 1450
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Results round up

March 8 - March 8 - Gebrüder Weiss has reported total revenues of EUR1.36 billion (USD1.435 billion) for its 2016 financial year, up 6.4 percent in comparison to EUR1.278 billion (USD1.348 billion) achieved in 2015.
Views: 1982
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FLS Projects transports pontoons

March 7 - March 7 - FLS Projects has transported two pontoons, each weighing 126 tons (114.3 tonnes), two link spans and four struts from Vietnam to Australian waters on board a Spliethoff heavy lift ship.
Views: 1824
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The wind beneath Blue Water's wings

March 7 - March 7 - Blue Water Shipping has transported 70 wind turbines for the White Rock Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 1433
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Liberty Global Logistics christens ship

March 7 - March 7 - Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) of Lake Success, New York, has held a naming ceremony at the Port of Beaumont, Texas for the newest US-flag ro-ro ship, Liberty Passion.
Views: 1329
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Added security for road transport networks in Iran

March 7 - March 7 - According to the IRU, the global industry association for road transport, overland transport networks across Iran are set to become safer and more secure for national and international road transport operations as the Iran Ministry of Transport
Views: 1297
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AMI buys into Manica

March 6 - March 6 - AMI International of Mauritius has acquired the Bidvest Group's shareholding in Manica Holdings of South Africa.
Views: 3902
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KOG expands in Europe

March 2 - March 2 - KOG Worldwide, the project logistics arm of Rhenus, has opened two new offices in Europe.
Views: 1544
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Universal Transport doubles up

March 1 - March 1 - Züst & Bachmeier Project, a part of Universal Transport, has loaded two large Siemens transformers at the Port of Nuremburg, Germany.
Views: 1202
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DEME orders Orion

March 1 - March 1 - DEME has ordered an offshore installation vessel, Orion, which will be built at a Cosco shipyard in China.
Views: 1577
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Djibouti readies for new facility

March 1 - March 1 - The Port of Djibouti's Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP) will be completed by the end of this month, with commissioning starting in April, after a total investment of over USD590 million.
Views: 1760
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ALE toasts renewable energy first

March 1 - March 1 - ALE has completed the transportation, erection and installation of a wind turbine at a wind farm in Huraymila, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1538

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