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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.


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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: 1266
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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: 1282
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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: 1332
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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: 1792
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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: 1231
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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: 2201
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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.
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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: 1277
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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: 1121
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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: 1071
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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: 959
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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: 1673
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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: 1330
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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: 478
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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: 1323
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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: 1147
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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: 1698
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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: 3070
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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: 1852
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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: 1046
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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: 1392
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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: 1820
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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: 1278
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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: 1692
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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: 1033
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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: 1198
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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: 1163
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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: 2592
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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: 1881
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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: 1862
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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: 1970
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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: 1520
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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: 1690
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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
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