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Mammoet launches Austal ferry

June 4 - Mammoet has coordinated the load out and float off of Austal Philippines’ 109 m-long, 1,700-tonne catamaran ferry FSTR.
Views: 375
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AML delivers to Russia

June 2 - Belgium-based freight forwarder AML has shipped a 955-tonne autoclave from Antwerp to De Kastri, Russia.
Views: 3925
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Breakbulk Asia to take place in August

May 26 - Breakbulk Asia will take place in Shanghai from August 3-4 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, as China’s State Council updates its guidelines to allow conferences and exhibitions to resume from July 1.
Views: 1284
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Rolf Riedl hauls to China in 12 days

May 25 - Germany’s Rolf Riedl has transported oversized equipment 9,500 km by road, passing through six countries in just 12 days.
Views: 1325
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EXG’s long delivery

May 21 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has transported a 38 m-long regenerator on a 1,500 km route across India.
Views: 1462
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Construction of Bokalift 2 continues

May 19 - Drydocks World shipyard in Dubai has held a steel cutting ceremony for Royal Boskalis Westminster’s Bokalift 2 conversion project.
Views: 1622
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Total Movements delivers to Mongla

May 19 - Total Movements has shipped over 12,000 freight tonnes of project cargo from Chennai in India to Mongla, Bangladesh.
Views: 1626
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Appointments at G2 Ocean

May 18 - G2 Ocean has appointed Chen Shu Jun as its operations director – North Asia.
Views: 1706
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SARR delivers the goods

May 15 - SARR Freights has completed the delivery of railway coaches and locomotives in what proved to be a complex road haulage project in India.
Views: 1660
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Sohologistics delivers to Australia

May 15 - Sohologistics has delivered a 34.1-tonne semitrailer from the port of Xinsha in Guangzhou, China, to Brisbane, Australia.
Views: 1688
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Puylobo blades arrive at Bilbao

May 14 - 42 wind turbine blades that will form part of Iberdrola's Puylobo wind farm in Aragón, Spain, have been unloaded at the port of Bilbao.
Views: 1820
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Premier Global’s successful shipments

May 13 - Premier Global Logistics has recently completed a series of project shipments – including nacelle transport frames (NTF), a stator ring, and seven over-dimensional pieces of cargo.
Views: 1756
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Qatar Airways boosts capacity

May 13 - Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced additional freight-only passenger aircraft and freighter flights to and from Scandinavia, France and Vietnam as part of the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Views: 1910
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FLS Projects ships HRSG modules

May 12 - FLS Projects Thailand has coordinated the load out of eight heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) modules for onward shipment to Zagreb in Croatia.
Views: 1819
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Premier Global completes OOG shipment

May 8 - Premier Global Logistics has shipped 355 pieces of out-of-gauge (OOG) cargo from Masan, Ulsan (South Korea) and Yokohama (Japan) to Bangladesh.
Views: 1796
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Straightpoint names distributor in Thailand

May 5 - Load cell manufacturer Straightpoint, part of The Crosby Group, has selected Thunder Oilfield Services (TOS) as a distributor of its range of force measurement equipment in Thailand.
Views: 2012
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CDWE plans installation newbuild

April 30 - CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has initiated an early works contract for a floating heavy lift and installation vessel.
Views: 1474
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AAL delivers giant cranes to Dubai

April 28 - AAL Shipping’s multipurpose vessel AAL Melbourne has delivered two cranes and supporting components, which had a combined weight of 1,800 tonnes, from China to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 1604
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Scan Global begins Yunlin project scope

April 27 - Scan Global Logistics is coordinating the delivery of 44 wind turbines for the first phase of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan on behalf of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE).
Views: 1853
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Schenker Australia rebooks with UHL

April 23 - Schenker Australia cancelled its ocean transportation contract with Zeamarine for the BHP South Flank project and rebooked with United Heavy Lift (UHL).
Views: 2483
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Agility teams up with Chapman for Malé move

April 23 - Agility has partnered with Chapman Freeborn Airchartering to deliver computed tomography (CT) scan and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines to Malé in the Maldives.
Views: 1635
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BigLift opens in Singapore

April 21 - The Netherlands-headquartered BigLift Shipping has opened a representative office in Singapore – BigLift Shipping South-East Asia.
Views: 1942
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Shodesh moves Rooppur cargoes

April 17 - Shodesh Shipping & Logistic Company has acted as an agent in Mongla, Bangladesh for a shipment of nuclear power plant equipment from St. Petersburg, Russia.
Views: 1876
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Saigon Port adds Konecranes unit

April 16 - Saigon Port has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane that will be stationed at Tan Thuan port in southern Vietnam.
Views: 1905
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XLP members co-ordinate muffler move

April 7 - Freight Traders has teamed up with Flogis International to move two oversized brine mufflers from South Korea to New Zealand.
Views: 1761
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Megalift moves for MRT project

April 3 - Megalift has moved a 60-tonne locomotive and a 17-tonne wagon for the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) railway project in Malaysia.
Views: 2030
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Huisman lands SEP crane order

April 1 - PaxOcean Engineering has placed an order with Huisman for a 1,600-tonne lifting capacity leg-encircling crane, which will be installed on Penta-Ocean Construction’s self-elevating platform (SEP).
Views: 2058
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GS Express moves in Malaysia

March 31 - GS Express Logistics has transported three 88.8-ton (80.6-tonne) CO2 storage tanks from Westport, Port Klang to Kerteh, Malaysia.
Views: 1754
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Fred. Olsen secures CFXD contract

March 25 - CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering has contracted Fred. Olsen Windcarrier for the transport and installation of wind turbines for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms (CFXD) in Taiwan.
Views: 1593
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Penta-Ocean partners with DEME

March 24 - Penta-Ocean Construction and DEME Offshore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan.
Views: 1984
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China: A beacon of hope amid Covid-19 crisis 

March 23 - With a slowing number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases and a moderate recovery of its manufacturing output, China is showing the rest of the world that there is light at the end of the tunnel. 
Views: 3052
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FLS moves locomotives to Laos

March 23 - FLS Projects has delivered locomotives and accessories from Laem Chabang port, Thailand to Vientiane, Laos.
Views: 1827
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Virtus handles train delivery

March 18 - Virtus Projects and Global Logistics has handled two train carriages that were shipped from Japan to the Philippines.
Views: 2192
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SAL supports pre-piling phase in Taiwan

March 16 - During May and July 2019, SAL Heavy Lift demonstrated its offshore installation capabilities at the Greater Changhua Test Pile project, offshore Taiwan.
Views: 1643
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Nippon adds Cometto axle lines

March 12 - Japan’s Nippon Express has taken delivery of 56 axle lines of Cometto MSPE self-propelled vehicles.
Views: 1505
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PaxOcean to build SEP

March 5 - PaxOcean Group has signed a newbuilding contract with Penta-Ocean Construction to construct a self-elevating platform (SEP) for use in Japan’s nascent offshore wind energy sector.
Views: 1610
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Roll Group gains yard in APAC

March 4 - Roll Group has signed an agreement to become an exclusive partner at Bintan Offshore Marine Center’s (BOMC) facilities in Indonesia.
Views: 1958
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Esprit and Invicta move LNG sub-cooler to Busan

March 4 - South Korea’s Esprit Logistics and Belgium-based Invicta Projects have delivered an LNG sub-cooler to Busan on behalf of Samsung Heavy Industries, as part of a shipbuilding project with Wartsila Gas Solutions.
Views: 1721
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CLA suspends services

March 3 - UK freighter operator CargoLogicAir (CLA) has confirmed to HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News that it has suspended operations.
Views: 2053
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Lim steps up at G2 Ocean

February 28 - G2 Ocean has appointed Sim Keat Lim as its vice president, Pacific, effective March 2.
Views: 2785
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DSV Panalpina opens China link

February 26 - DSV Panalpina has started operating a Boeing 747-8 freighter three times per week, east and westbound, between Huntsville, Alabama in the USA (HSV) and Shanghai (PVG) to cope with capacity constraints caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China.
Views: 1903
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ALP wins FLNG towage contract

February 25 - The Netherlands-headquartered ALP Maritime Services has secured towing and positioning contracts for the Coral South floating LNG (FLNG) platform, which will enter service offshore Mozambique.
Views: 1965
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POSH lands PFLNG Dua charters

February 25 - Petronas has awarded PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) two contracts related to the Petronas Floating Liquefied Natural Gas 2 (PFLNG Dua) project in Malaysia.
Views: 1917
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GS Express handles incinerator cargoes

February 21 - GS Express Logistics has transported two parts of an incinerator from Penang Port to the Langkawi Incinerator plant in Kampung Belanga Pecah, Malaysia. 
Views: 1445
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AAL ships super-yacht component 

February 20 - AAL has transported an 85.3 m-long yacht hull from Humen, China to Henderson in Western Australia, on board the 19,000 dwt S-Class multipurpose vessel AAL Dampier.
Views: 1629
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Airfreight industry responds to coronavirus outbreak

February 19 - Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group has operated sterilised charter flights to China to deliver masks, sanitiser gels, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Views: 1923
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Mammoet moves Sky Bridge

February 18 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 200 m-long bridge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
Views: 1754
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Apache aircraft soars with Antonov

February 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported four Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) in Arizona, USA to the Hindan Airforce Base in India.
Views: 2562
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RWG expands in Hanoi 

February 14 - Vietnam-based Red Wolf Global (RWG) has opened an office in Hanoi to serve the northern part of the country.
Views: 1859
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Breakbulk Asia postponed

February 13 - Breakbulk Asia, which was originally scheduled to take place from March 18-19 in Shanghai, has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Views: 2148
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AAL to launch new monthly service

February 10 - Multipurpose carrier AAL is launching a Europe - Middle East/India - Asia monthly liner service later this month.
Views: 2146
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NYK places LNG PCTC order

February 7 - NYK has ordered a second LNG-fuelled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) from Shin Kurushima Dockyard.
Views: 1716
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FLS handles mining machinery 

February 5 - FLS Projects Indonesia has chartered a vessel to move heavy mining machinery from Jakarta to Jebel Ali in the UAE. 
Views: 1843
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North P&I updates platform to reflect coronavirus risk

February 5 - North P&I Club has developed its MyGlobeView platform so that it can provide live updates as to the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus, countries at risk and what to look out for.
Views: 1924
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MOL outlines restructuring plan

February 3 - Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has detailed a restructuring plan that will be implemented on April 1, 2020.
Views: 2065
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FPT on hand at Tsugaru wind farm

January 30 - FPT Global has provided electrical and mechanical assistance for General Electric’s Tsugaru wind farm in Aomori, Japan.
Views: 1629
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Shipping should prepare for the spread of coronavirus

January 28 - Maritime law firm Hill Dickinson has warned that the shipping industry needs to be prepared for potential restrictions in order to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, which has originated in China.
Views: 2221
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Demag duo completes tandem lift

January 27 - Tiong Woon has lifted a 100 m-long, 510-tonne C3 splitter tower at the Singapore Refinery Company’s propylene manufacturing plant.
Views: 1999
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Freightplus sells stake in Thailand JV

January 22 - Freightplus (Australia) has sold its 50 percent stake in its logistics business in Thailand to its joint venture partners. 
Views: 2057
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MOL boosts services in Thailand

January 20 - MOL Logistics Thailand (MLG Thailand) is boosting its services in the country to cover inland transport and Customs clearance.
Views: 1943
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EXG completes silencer export

January 20 - India-headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) has loaded 12 exhaust silencers at Mumbai, destined for Cambodia.
Views: 2630
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NYK partners with Van Oord

January 16 - NYK and Van Oord have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly own and operate offshore wind installation vessels under the Japanese flag.
Views: 2503
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Tens across the board for WW Ocean

January 16 - WW Ocean’s recent stop at the Japanese port of Kanazawa marked its tenth port call for manufacturer Komatsu.
Views: 2266
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AAL delivers to Port Miami

January 14 - AAL has delivered six rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) from the port of Taicang, China to Port Miami, USA on its 31,000 dwt vessel AAL Newcastle.
Views: 2806
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Steel cut for UECC PCTC

January 13 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) held a steel cutting ceremony for its first newbuild pure car truck carrier (PCTC) on order with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group.
Views: 2224
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US and Japan agree trade deal

January 8 - The USA and Japan have reached a trade agreement regarding market access for certain agricultural and industrial goods.
Views: 1988
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Kuok moves ahead with POSH acquisition

January 6 - PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) has filed to leave the Singapore Exchange as the Kuok Group moves forward with its takeover.
Views: 2709
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Low-sulphur fuel prices rise

January 3 - Very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) prices had risen to USD710 per metric tonne in Singapore on January 2, 2020, a price increase of 30 percent when compared to December 2, 2019.
Views: 3050

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