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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.
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Tinsley named at BIMCO

June 30 - June 30 - BIMCO has appointed Philip Tinsley as head of maritime security.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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