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SAL loads in Finland

December 28 - A 140-ton (127-tonne) Wärtsilä engine and six generators have been loaded on board SAL Heavy Lift’s vessel Annette in Mäntyluoto, Finland.
Views: 4075
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WWPC members team up for crane shipment

December 28 - Platetrade and Jiangsu Sunshine International Logistics have teamed up to transport a dismantled crawler crane and two extendable trailers from China to Argentina.
Views: 3850
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MSC revises Asia, Europe services

December 27 - Effective March 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is planning significant revisions to its ocean network to better serve shippers moving cargo between Asia and Europe.
Views: 3721
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Chipolbrok powers down to Chennai

December 21 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose heavy lift vessel Qian Kun has delivered a range of heavy and oversize pieces from Antwerp and Hamburg to Chennai, India.
Views: 4400
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Chipolbrok Atlantic’s adventure continues

December 13 - Chipolbrok Atlantic has completed its voyage from St Petersburg to India, loaded with 658 individual pieces with a combined weight of 4,110 tonnes.
Views: 3995
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TWC crawler cranes get a boost

December 12 - Global lifting equipment manufacturer Terex will supply Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation (TWC) with a boom booster kit for the heavy lift and haulage service provider’s three Demag CC 8800-1 crawler cranes.
Views: 3766
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Varanasi terminal inaugurated

December 10 - Liebherr mobile cranes have handled their first cargoes at the Varanasi inland waterway terminal, India.
Views: 3457
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Scotload delivers stock shackle for CNOOC

December 5 - Scotload has supplied a 1,000-tonne capacity load monitoring shackle for load testing operations at a China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) project site.
Views: 4276
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USA and China agree tariff delay

December 4 - The USA has agreed to suspend the increase of tariffs on USD200 billion worth of Chinese goods, which was scheduled to enter force on January 1, 2019, as the two nations take a step towards the development of a longer-term trade accord.
Views: 3833
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Antonov tailors swift delivery

December 4 - Antonov Airlines has transported stage and concert equipment for US pop star Taylor Swift, from Brisbane, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand, and then on to Narita airport in Tokyo, Japan.
Views: 3760
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Matson modernisation programme kicks off

November 30 - Honolulu-headquartered shipping line Matson has added the first of four 3,600 teu containerships that will join its Hawaiian service over the next two years.
Views: 3677
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Franklin Offshore ties up with Lankhorst Ropes

November 28 - Franklin Offshore International and Lankhorst Ropes (part of WireCo WorldGroup) will collaborate to develop the market for fibre rope slings for heavy lift offshore projects in Southeast Asia.
Views: 4419
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Platen delivery by C.H. Robinson

November 27 - C.H Robinson has coordinated the delivery of two 121-tonne machine components from a supplier in Dalian, China, to a site in Holiday City, Ohio, USA.
Views: 3554
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Expedited freighter delivery to China

November 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has successfully completed the delivery of 21 tonnes of equipment to China on two charter flights originating from Orebro, Sweden.
Views: 3959
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Cosco orders pulp carriers

November 26 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has ordered five 62,000 dwt multipurpose vessels, plus four options, which will be built at Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Dalian) in China.
Views: 4303
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New sulphur regulations for Hong Kong and Taiwan

November 23 - Hong Kong and Taiwan will implement a local 0.5 percent sulphur cap from January 1, 2019, one year ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) sulphur 2020 regulations, according to insurance provider Gard.
Views: 4721
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Orion launched in China

November 21 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel, Orion, has been launched at the Cosco Qidong shipyard in China.
Views: 6036
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Chipolbrok loads in Hamburg

November 19 - Chipolbrok has loaded its heavy lift vessel Leopold Staff with a variety of over-dimensional cargoes, including power plant equipment destined for Jordan, at the C. Steinweg Terminal in Hamburg.
Views: 4263
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NYK confirms NCA fleet reduction

November 14 - NYK Group, the parent company of Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), has confirmed that the airline will scale down the size of its freighter fleet to only one variation of Boeing 747.
Views: 4041
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Fesco wins Rooppur nuclear contract

November 12 - Atomstroyexport has contracted Fesco Transportation Group to deliver equipment for the construction of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.
Views: 4753
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MacGregor moves forward with TTS acquisition

November 6 - MacGregor has received clearance from the German competition authorities regarding the company’s acquisition of the marine and offshore business units of TTS Group.
Views: 4155
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APL boosts Asian services

October 31 - APL has launched two weekly services to increase its market coverage across China, Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
Views: 3479
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Damen goes over the top

October 29 - Damen is transporting 24 built-for-stock vessels from China to the port of Rotterdam on board United Heavy Lift’s vessel Tasmanic Winter.
Views: 3279
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Tiong Woon says hi to Brunei

October 29 - Singapore-headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation has established a wholly-owned subsidiary in Brunei.
Views: 3930
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Chipolbrok delivers a dozen

October 24 - Chipolbrok has transported a dozen brand new motor yachts from Florida, USA and Golfito, Costa Rica to the Mexican ports of La Paz and Ensenada, as well as Yokohama in Japan on its heavy lift vessel, Władysław Orkan.
Views: 3969
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Huisman to deliver 1,000-tonne capacity crane

October 24 - Huisman has secured a contract with Japan Marine United (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000-tonne capacity pedestal-mounted crane for an offshore wind turbine installation vessel.
Views: 4048
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Jumbo sails from Taiwan to Texas

October 19 - Jumbo has transported 16 petrochemical columns, as well as accompanying general cargo, from Mailiao in Taiwan to Texas, USA on behalf of Pacific Ocean Group.
Views: 3536
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for DHL

October 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 38-ton (34.5-tonne) crankshaft from Mexico to India on its Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.
Views: 4242
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Silk Way adds Tianjin call

October 16 - Silk Way West Airlines is introducing a weekly service connecting its global hub in Baku, Azerbaijan to Tianjin, China.
Views: 3141
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Megalift powers through Malaysia

October 15 - Malaysian specialised transport provider, Megalift, has transported a variety of oversized components for a 1,440 MW combined-cycle gas turbine power plant project.
Views: 3444
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AAL gets to grips with pipeline project

October 12 - AAL, in cooperation with Australian logistics provider Qube, discharged of 24,996 steel coated pipes in Darwin using a vacuum lifting system.
Views: 3686
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ALS joint effort sends cable reels to China

October 10 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) is coordinating the delivery two large cable reels to China, with combined efforts from the company’s UK, Netherlands and Italy branches.
Views: 3665
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Ouyang launches offshore wind installer

October 10 - China-headquartered Ouyang Offshore has launched its newbuild wind turbine installation vessel, OuYang 1, at Dayang Offshore Equipment’s shipyard in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 3591
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Sarens enters Taiwanese market

October 10 - In a bid to capitalise on the country’s emerging wind energy industry, Sarens has established a new company in Taiwan.
Views: 3661
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Sweet success for Höegh in India

October 9 - Höegh Autoliners has transported a 54-tonne turbine destined for a sugar plant project from India to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 3469
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Bolloré powers through Indonesia

October 8 - Bolloré Logistics Indonesia has handled the delivery of ten MAN engines for Wijaya Karya’s MPP IV gas engines power plant project.
Views: 3148
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FLS delivers in Bangkok

October 8 - FLS Projects Thailand has handled the delivery of equipment for a pulp and paper production plant from Pori in Finland to Bangkok.
Views: 3159
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Multiple cargoes depart for Asia

October 3 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose vessel Qian Kun has started its eastbound voyage to Asia with the loading of offshore equipment at the Wallmann terminal in Hamburg.
Views: 3001
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Chipolbrok's epic voyage continues

October 2 - Chipolbrok has called at the Russian port of St. Petersburg to load project cargo, destined for an infrastructure project in Asia, on its 2016-built vessel, Chipolbrok Atlantic.
Views: 3156
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NCA resumes Chicago service

October 2 - Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has recommenced its Narita to Chicago, USA service – the airline’s first transpacific freighter service to resume operation since the grounding of its entire fleet during June.
Views: 2902
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PPG concludes its 11th annual conference

October 1 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) announced that its 2019 annual conference will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as the network concluded its 11th annual conference in Portland, Oregon.
Views: 3099
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OHT handles flotel delivery

October 1 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has transported a semi-submersible accommodation unit, weighing 9,800 tonnes, from Singapore to Gabon. 
Views: 3092
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Nazzari joins Crane Worldwide

October 1 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Marco Nazzari as regional vice president for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA).
Views: 3872
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First aid for Antonov AN-225

September 28 - On behalf of Radiant Global Logistics, Air Partner chartered the Antonov AN-225 ‘Mriya’ for an around-the-world mission to deliver emergency supplies to the typhoon-hit island of Guam.
Views: 4514
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Sarens lifts with Demag in India

September 28 - Sarens has deployed its 1,600-tonne capacity Demag CC 8800-1 crawler crane to lift a 425-tonne urea reactor for the Ramagundam fertiliser plant project in India.
Views: 3366
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Jumbo wins Sapura contract

September 24 - Sapura Energy has awarded Jumbo a contract to transport and install a mooring system for a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), as well as project management and engineering services, for the Porto de Sergipe project in Brazil.
Views: 3407
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Blades flow through Gujarat

September 24 - NTC Logistics has handled the delivery of 48 wind turbine blades from Deendayal Port in Gujarat, India to Laem Chabang in Thailand.
Views: 2510
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Silk Way ups China flights

September 19 - Silk Way West Airlines is to increase its service between Baku, Azerbaijan and Zhengzhou, China from four to six flights per week.
Views: 2566
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New CEO for Wallem Group

September 19 - Frank Coles is to join Hong Kong-headquartered marine services company Wallem Group as chief executive officer.
Views: 2655
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Mammoet signs Samsung contracts

September 19 - Heavy lifting and engineered transport specialist Mammoet has signed two contracts with Samsung Engineering (Thailand) for petrochemical projects in Map Ta Phut, Rayong Province.
Views: 2879
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Chipolbrok completes epic voyage

September 18 - Chipolbrok has completed a two-and-half month voyage from Asia to Europe, transporting a variety of oversized cargoes.
Views: 2474
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Sinotrans-Sarens adds capacity in China

September 14 - Sarens is relocating one of the largest cranes in its fleet - the 1,600-tonne capacity Terex CC8800-1 crawler crane - to China as part of its Sinotrans-Sarens joint venture (SSJV).
Views: 3287
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Huisman and ATC develop offshore training

September 12 - Huisman and Australasian Training Company (ATC) have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of offshore crane training packages in Singapore.
Views: 3048
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Uni-top adds European coverage

September 11 - Uni-top Airlines has introduced a freighter service connecting Liège, Belgium to Wuhan, China, using a Boeing 747-400F.
Views: 2559
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Cosco transits the Polar Silk Road

September 7 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers’ heavy lift, ice-class vessel Tian En, has crossed the Bering Strait to deliver wind turbine components from Lianyungang, China to ports in France, the Netherlands and Sweden.
Views: 3086
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MOL CY delivers heavy-duty truck

September 7 - Belgian truck and trailer manufacturer, MOL CY, has delivered a HF5066 heavy-duty truck to Hong Kong.
Views: 3305
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Turkish Cargo adds to network

September 4 - Turkish Cargo has launched direct flights to Kigali in Rwanda and Muscat in Oman from its hub in Istanbul, increasing the number of its cargo flight destinations to 85.
Views: 2801
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NTC adapts for wind challenges

August 30 - NTC Logistics India has acquired a wind tower transporter designed for handling large wind turbine components on poor road infrastructure. 
Views: 2848
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Rickmers awarded Sinotrans contract

August 30 - Rickmers-Line has signed a six-year contract with the project logistics division of Sinotrans for the ocean transportation of breakbulk and project cargoes, as part of a major infrastructure project.
Views: 4478
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Royal Cargo to the rescue

August 29 - When a Xiamen Air B737-800 skidded off the runway at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the Philippines on August 16, Royal Cargo came to the rescue.
Views: 3381
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Mammoet wins LTHE contract

August 29 - L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) has awarded Mammoet a contract for heavy lift works as part of the Visakh refinery modernisation project in India, which is scheduled to take place in March 2019.
Views: 3516
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WeShip Projects eyes Danish market

August 29 - WeShip Projects, a specialist in the ocean transportation of project, breakbulk, and heavy lift cargoes, plans to open an office in Denmark later this year.
Views: 4026
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AAL doubles up on South China Sea

August 24 - Global multipurpose operator AAL is expanding its scheduled service on the South China Sea with the addition of a second vessel.
Views: 3440
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NCA considers fleet reduction

August 24 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) will revise the size of its freighter operations in response to the business improvement order received from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT) in July.
Views: 3377
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WW Ocean rolls into Cartagena

August 24 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has utilised its global network of liner services to transport an 80-tonne transformer from Thailand to Cartagena, Colombia.
Views: 3257
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MOL increases PKT stake

August 21 - Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) has completed the acquisition of 14.27 percent of the shares in Malaysia’s PKT Logistics Group.
Views: 3898
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XLP members on the move

August 15 - Westdijk has transported a 98-ton (88.9-tonne) transformer from Ludvika to port of Gothenburg, Sweden on behalf of ABB.
Views: 6281
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Volga-Dnepr inks BRI agreement

August 10 - Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a framework agreement with China’s Henan Airport Group and Zhongyuan Asset Management to strengthen their cooperation through the creation of a trans-Siberian air bridge.
Views: 3869
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Maersk handles wind shipment

August 8 - Maersk Line has transported wind turbine blades, measuring 103 ft (31.4 m) in length, from Krishnapatnam, India to Tianjin, China.
Views: 3801
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WWPC members on the move

August 7 - Bolk Transport is currently moving construction machinery from Europe to Tehran, the capital of Iran.
Views: 4581
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Giraffes go long haul

August 3 - In late July, Russian all-cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) moved 66 baby giraffes from Johannesburg, South Africa to Zhengzhou, China via Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.
Views: 4557
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Singapore to host PPG training course

August 1 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) will host its Project Cargo Forwarding Certificate training course in Singapore from November 26-27, 2018.
Views: 4542
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dship names Orient Shipping

July 31 - dship Carriers has appointed Orient Project Shipping as its exclusive commercial agent in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, effective August 1, 2018.
Views: 4469
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Jumbo lifts offshore Lagos

July 30 - Jumbo has installed a calcium nitrate injection vessel (CNIV) module on the Erha floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel offshore Nigeria for Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN). 
Views: 4008
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K+N secures Petronas contract

July 26 - Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has been awarded a three-year logistics and supply chain contract with Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas).
Views: 5105
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ABC connects to Ho Chi Minh

July 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, adding it to its international network of more than 30 destinations.
Views: 4518
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NCA served with improvement order

July 23 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has received a business improvement order from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT), while the remainder of its fleet is undergoing inspection to confirm each aircraft’s airworthiness.
Views: 4463
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JAL links up with Silk Way

July 23 - Japanese airline JAL Cargo has entered a strategic cooperation agreement with Silk Way West Airlines that will see the former share capacity on Silk Way West’s scheduled routes out of Europe.
Views: 4608
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APL enhances GA2 service

July 19 - APL has added the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq to its Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2) service. 
Views: 4871
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APL adds to WAX service

July 16 - APL has added the ports of Xingang, China; Busan, South Korea; and Sohar, Oman to its West Asia Express (WAX) service. 
Views: 4949
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Contracts roll in at Boskalis

July 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has received a letter of award from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MHB) for the transportation and installation of an offshore platform for the Bakor central processing platform redevelopment project in Malaysia.
Views: 5426
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Breakbulk rebrands in Asia

July 13 - ITE, the organisation behind the Breakbulk exhibitions, has renamed Breakbulk China to Breakbulk Asia to represent the growing number of Asian and Southeast Asian companies entering China’s core markets.
Views: 5154
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POSH Kerry Renewables opens in Taiwan

July 12 - Offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holding (POSH) and Kerry TJ Logistics have formed a joint venture in Taiwan - POSH Kerry Renewables - targeting the offshore renewables market in the region.
Views: 7250
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Fesco handles plant delivery

July 11 - Fesco has transported oversized equipment for the construction of a wood-based oriented strand board (OSB) production plant in Spassk-Dalny, Russia.
Views: 5189
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Aoki adds with Demag

July 10 - Japan-based crane specialist Aoki Juki has expanded its fleet with a 700-tonne capacity Demag AC 700-9 all-terrain crane.
Views: 5265
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Adani takes Kattupalli stake

July 2 - Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has acquired 97 percent of the shares of Marine Infrastructure Developer Private Limited (MIDPL), the developer and operator of Kattupalli port in India.
Views: 6061
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An Indonesian first for Kaleido

June 27 - Kaleido Logistics has handled the delivery of wind turbine components for Indonesia’s first wind farm located in the South Sulawesi region. 
Views: 5637
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Bolloré loads out in Singapore

June 26 - Bolloré Logistics Singapore's oil and gas team has handled the load out of six crew boats on behalf of Bolloré Logistics Cameroon. 
Views: 5915
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Cosco wins Vito FPU contract

June 19 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has been awarded a transportation contract by Shell for the Vito floating production unit (FPU). 
Views: 6725
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Nippon Cargo grounds flights

June 19 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) says that its current suspension of flight operations could last for several more days.
Views: 6065
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Megalift stars in Jimah East project

June 19 - Megalift Malaysia has handled the offload and final delivery of a generator stator and a transformer for the HI-Toshiba-Hyundai consortium.
Views: 6788
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Modulift works with Siemens HTT on bespoke rigs

June 19 - Lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift teamed up with Siemens Heat Transfer Technology (Siemens HTT) to design bespoke rigs for lifting modules each weighing approximately 200 tonnes.
Views: 6551
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Denzai boosts renewable energy fleet

June 18 - Japan-headquartered Denzai Group has added Goldhofer's ADDrive, the FTV 500 blade transporter and RA 4 tower adapters to its fleet of heavy-duty trailers.
Views: 6157
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APL ups services from China

June 14 - APL has launched its weekly China Australia Service 6 (CA6), connecting the central and southern Chinese ports of Shanghai, Ningbo and Yantian to the Australian cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Views: 6522
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HACTL’s dual ABC challenge

June 13 - Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (HACTL) has safely handled two charter flights for AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC).
Views: 6457
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deugro opens Vietnam office

June 12 - deugro has opened an office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, expanding its footprint in Southeast Asia.
Views: 6794
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Goldhofer's synchronised success for Silamas

June 11 - Silamas Group has handled the loading of two gas scrubbers, weighing 2,100 tons (1,905 tonnes) each, for the Takehara coal-fired power station in Japan.
Views: 6456
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WW Ocean expands fleet with Titus

June 11 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has added the large car and truck carrier (LCTC), Titus, built at China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation’s (CSIC) shipyard in Xingang, to its fleet of neo-Panamax vessels.
Views: 6700
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Swire boosts North Asia-Pacific services

June 11 - Effective July 2018, Swire Shipping will upgrade its multipurpose liner shipping services between North Asia and the Pacific, adding direct calls at the Chinese ports of Nansha and Ningbo.
Views: 6535
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Liebherr wins Set order

June 8 - Hong Kong-based Set Win Group has taken delivery of a 450-tonne capacity LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 6778
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Wallem ceo to step down

May 28 - Simon Doughty has decided to step down from his role as chief executive officer (ceo) of the Hong Kong-headquartered maritime services company Wallem Group.
Views: 7579
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ACS widens Beijing footprint

May 24 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated to larger premises in Beijing in order to facilitate the broker’s growth plans in China.
Views: 6995
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Wangfoong handles Marriott cargoes

May 11 - Wangfoong Transportation has delivered out-of-gauge (OOG) acrylic panels to the Ocean Park Marriott Hotel Hong Kong.
Views: 5887
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Hapag-Lloyd names duo

May 7 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Lars Christiansen as senior managing director in Asia and Dheeraj Bhatia as senior managing director of the Middle East region.
Views: 6204
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ABC's pipe dream

May 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered 22 m-long pipes from the Netherlands to China onboard one of its Boeing 747 freighters. May 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered 22 m-long pipes from the Netherlands to China onboard one of it
Views: 5669
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Ocean7 opens Bangkok office

May 4 - Ocean7 Projects has established an office in Bangkok, Thailand, in a joint venture with WeShip Projects.
Views: 6523
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RWG goes for Gold in Vietnamese merger

May 3 - Red Wolf Global (RWG) has merged its Vietnamese operations with Gold Line Company, a non-asset based international logistics firm based in Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 6234
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Mammoet moves in Malaysia

May 1 - Mammoet has moved its Malaysian operations base to Tanjung Langsat in Johar Bahru.
Views: 5383
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Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec
Views: 7113
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Another service upgrade for APL

April 13 - APL has enhanced its China Philippines Express 1 (CP1) service with additional calls at the Chinese port of Xiamen and Batangas in the Philippines.
Views: 4371
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ZPMC delivers to Felixstowe

April 11 - ZPMC has delivered two remotely controlled ship-to-shore (STS) gantry cranes to Hutchison Ports' port of Felixstowe in the UK, onboard its heavy lift vessel, Zhen Hua 23.
Views: 4056
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MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy.
Views: 5828
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Lone loads in Shanghai

April 9 - SAL Heavy Lift has transported 11 Damen flat top pontoons from China to the Netherlands.
Views: 3841
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Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

April 9 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri
Views: 5365
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Cosco's OOCL acquisition on track

April 6 - Cosco Shipping's planned acquisition of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is on track to be completed by the end of June, according to Reuters.
Views: 4544
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CMA CGM handles autoclave in Bilbao

April 2 - CMA CGM's out-of-gauge cargo team has coordinated the shipment of a 76-tonne autoclave from Bilbao port in Spain to port Klang in Malaysia.
Views: 3767
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Cargolux adds Narita link

March 28 - As part of its cooperation agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), Cargolux has inaugurated a weekly flight from Luxembourg Airport to Narita International Airport in Japan.
Views: 3429
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APL launches IP2

March 27 - APL has launched the India Pakistan Express 2 (IP2) service.
Views: 3311
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Fesco and CJ Logistics team up

March 21 - Fesco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea's CJ Logistics, part of the CJ Group, to implement joint logistics projects in Russia, Central Asia and Turkey.
Views: 4060
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Sarens relocates crawler crane

March 20 - Sarens has permanently repositioned one of its 1,600-tonne capacity CC8800-1 lattice boom crawler cranes in India.
Views: 3053
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Blue Water handles ship block

March 14 - Blue Water Shipping has transported a 870-tonne ship's hull block from Vung Tau, Vietnam to the port of Braila in Romania.
Views: 3108
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ALE demonstrates floatover jacks

March 13 - ALE has installed one of the world's longest linkspan bridges using hydraulic floatover jacks in Gujarat, India.
Views: 2730
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MSC adds ro-ro service

March 12 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has introduced a ro-ro service from Turkey to Italy, primarily aimed at transporting trailers, containers, project and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 2822
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Fagioli bridges the gap

March 2 - The Indonesian branch of Fagioli has completed the first part of the Jembatan Holtekamp Bridge installation project.
Views: 3232
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Hevile handles deckhouse shipment

February 27 - Hevile Logistica e Consultoria Internacional and its South Korean partner, Panstar, have managed the transportation an 833-ton (755.7-tonne) ship deckhouse from South Korea to Brazil.
Views: 1970
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C.H. Robinson handles tank transport

February 26 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has handled the shipment of four processing tanks, weighing a total of 2,300 tonnes, in China.
Views: 1889
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WWPC pair powers into Argentina

February 23 - Two Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) members have collaborated to move an 88-tonne turbine from China to Argentina.
Views: 2486
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OOCL launches WM service

February 20 - OOCL has extended its Mediterranean service network to the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, with the introduction of its Middle East/Pakistan/India - West Mediterranean service (WM3).
Views: 2178
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M&M handles Tianshui transformer

February 19 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) has transported a 450-ton (408.2-tonne) transformer from the manufacturer's plant in Baoding, northern China to a construction site in Tianshui.
Views: 1576
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XLP members on the move

February 16 - Freight Traders, member of the XLProjects network, has delivered vapourisers to a power station in New Zealand from the port of Tauranga.
Views: 2205
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Emirates lifts off with KhalifaSat

February 15 - Emirates SkyCargo has transported the KhalifaSat satellite - the first satellite developed and built by engineers in the UAE at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).
Views: 2076
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APL launches JTX service

February 9 - APL has enhanced its intra-Asia network with the launch of the Japan-Taiwan-Thailand Express (JTX) shortsea service.
Views: 1545
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Coalition of carriers launch joint services

February 9 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Hapag-Lloyd have entered a vessel sharing agreement that will see the carriers launch joint services.
Views: 1655
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Xin Hwa adds Goldhofer modules

February 8 - Xin Hwa Holdings has placed an order with Goldhofer for over one hundred THP/SL axle lines with extendable spacers.
Views: 1789
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Stena Line vessels take shape

February 6 - An official keel-laying ceremony at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China has marked the beginning of the construction phase of the hull and exterior parts of Stena Line's new ro-pax vessels.
Views: 1246
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APL adds CSE service

January 30 - APL has enhanced its Intra-Asia network with the launch of its China Southeast Asia (CSE) service.
Views: 1255
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Finnlines gains Europalink

January 30 - January 30 - Rederi Aktiebolaget Nordö-Link, Finnlines' fully owned Swedish subsidiary, has purchased the ro-pax vessel Europalink from the Grimaldi Grou=
Views: 888
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ALE completes turret project

January 29 - ALE has completed the weighing, transport and load-out of a turret mooring system, weighing 3,702 tonnes, in Johor, Malaysia.
Views: 965
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Enerpac launches Skyffolding system

January 25 - Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology has supplied South Korea-based engineering company, KLES, with strand jacks for an innovative tower scaffolding system called Skyffolding.
Views: 1364
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Conveyor Logistics powers through

January 24 - Conveyor Logistics has handled the inland transportation of oversized cargoes for the Ghorashal 365 MW combined-cycle power plant in Bangladesh.
Views: 1022
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Markets emerge stronger in 2018

January 24 - Growth prospects for emerging markets appear brighter than they have for years, according to the latest Emerging Market Logistics Index by Agility.
Views: 2557
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OOCL completes series

January 22 - OOCL has taken delivery of the sixth and final vessel in its series of 21,413 teu containerships.
Views: 1519
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USS Fitzgerald arrives in Pascagoula

January 22 - The damaged Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald has arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi onboard the Dockwise heavy lift vessel, Transshelf.
Views: 1038
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BigLift handles its heaviest ship unloader

January 19 - BigLift Shipping's vessel, Happy Star, recently transported its heaviest ship unloader from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to the port of Onahama, Japan.
Views: 1486
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G2 Ocean names Wallem

January 18 - Wallem Ship Agency has been appointed to provide ship agency services to all of G2 Ocean's vessels calling at Southeast Asian ports.
Views: 1547
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Damen adds support in China

January 17 - January 17 - Damen Shipyards Group has opened Damen's China Support Company in Shanghai.
Views: 903
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Falcon and Tiger form hybrid

January 16 - Falcon Maritime India, a subsidiary of New York-based Falcon Maritime and Aviation, has merged its operations with Tiger Logistics India.
Views: 1699
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ALS completes solar delivery

January 8 - ALS UK has transported a crate containing a solar turbine from a packing facility in Irlam in the UK for onward delivery to China.
Views: 1011
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Florida is key for BNSF

January 3 - January 3 - BNSF Logistics has established a new office in St. Petersburg, USA.
Views: 1241
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OOCL launches FCS2

January 3 - January 3 - OOCL has expanded its coverage between the Far East and India with the introduction of the Far East Chennai Service 2 (FCS2).
Views: 530
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Aoki Juki adds Demag lift

January 3 - Japan-based Aoki Juki has added a new Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1055
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Polytra ships to Oman

January 2 - January 2 - Belgium-based Polytra has organised the delivery of two transformers from Mechelen to Oman, along with 2,000 freight tonnes of other breakbulk cargoes.
Views: 1324

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