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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: 1663
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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: 1515
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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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