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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: 1350
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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: 1710
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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: 1459
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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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