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Australasia News from 2018

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Drake Trailer delivery for Toll Group

December 5 - Australia’s Toll Group has expanded its fleet with equipment from Drake Trailers, including a 4 x 8 jinker trailer and a 2 x 8 dolly.
Views: 3550
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CEVA expands managerial team

November 22 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Milton Tadeau Pimenta as managing director for Australia and New Zealand, effective January 2019.
Views: 3634
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Damen delivery for Smit Lamnalco

November 12 - Rotterdam-headquartered Smit Lamnalco has taken delivery of the final two ASD Tugs 3212 in its series of newbuilds from Damen.
Views: 2993
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Townsville see first of six pipe shipments

October 25 - A shipment of 564 pipes has been delivered to the port of Townsville as part of the northern Australian city’s Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project (HPDP).
Views: 3426
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NHH handles dump truck delivery

October 22 - Australia’s National Heavy Haulage (NHH), part of the National Group, has delivered five Ultra-Class Liebherr T 282 C dump trucks to BHP Billiton’s Peak Downs mining site in Queensland.
Views: 3785
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BWS calls on Höegh for mining project

October 15 - Blue Water Gothenburg, on behalf of Sweden’s Sandvik SRP, arranged the delivery of five stone-crushers from the manufacturer’s plant in Svedala to Adelaide, Australia using Höegh Autoliner’s service from Gothenburg.
Views: 3134
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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: 3337
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Mammoet wins Australian wind projects

September 26 - Mammoet and Goldwind Australia have signed a multi-year framework agreement that will initially see the Dutch heavy lift specialist handle the transport and installation work for the 530 MW Stockyard Hill wind farm in western Victoria.
Views: 2709
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Newcastle gets on the rails

September 19 - Höegh Autoliners has moved the first six of a fleet of rail vehicles from Spain to Newcastle, Australia for the Newcastle Light Rail upgrade project.
Views: 1986
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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: 2598
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Joyce Krane places Liebherr order

September 10 - Australian heavy lift and logistics company Joyce Krane has placed an order for an LHM 280 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 2127
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CMA CGM handles yacht shipment

September 5 - CMA CGM’s project cargo division has handled the transport of yachts, worth approximately USD14 million, in a single shipment from Australia to Fort Lauderdale, USA.
Views: 2617
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BWS wins wind contract

September 4 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been awarded the logistics contract for the Stockyard Hill wind farm in Victoria, Australia.
Views: 2996
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Townsville gets the go ahead

September 4 - The port of Townsville in Australia has secured a AUD75 million (USD53 million) contribution towards its channel widening project from the federal government.
Views: 2309
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Stink bug regulations to take effect

August 30 - The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) of New Zealand have announced regulations for the upcoming Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season.
Views: 2789
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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: 3074
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First for Rhenus in New Zealand

August 23 - The Rhenus Group is expanding its services in Oceania through the establishment of its first branch in New Zealand.
Views: 3151
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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: 4107
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Centurion in Triton takeover

July 18 - Australian heavy haulage provider Centurion has acquired Triton Transport Service, a specialist heavy haulage and general freight company based in Western Australia.
Views: 5910
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Ranger expands headquarters

July 13 - Australia’s Ranger Lifting will mark 20 years in the lifting and rigging industry by opening a facility in Prestons, Sydney.
Views: 4994
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Australia kicks off OSOM review

July 5 - Australia’s government has launched an independent review into why some heavy vehicle operators are experiencing delays in gaining Oversize Overmass (OSOM) special road access permits.
Views: 5138
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Scan Global Logistics expands in Australia 

July 3 - Effective July 2, 2018, Scan Global Logistics Australia acquired the Australia-based freight forwarder Kestrel Freight & Customs, writes Erin Bossick. 
Views: 5486
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ALE's Mega Jack in landmark lift

June 29 - ALE has performed the load-out and installation of two 400-tonne steel wishbones for the new Matagarup Bridge on Perth’s Swan River.
Views: 5397
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Vanguard manages press line project

June 27 - South African heavy lift and industrial relocation specialist Vanguard has transported a press line from Australia to South Africa on behalf of an automotive components manufacturer.
Views: 5508
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Modulift partners with Maxirig

June 26 - Australia’s Maxirig has signed a deal with below-the-hook equipment manufacturer, Modulift, to stock its full range of standard modular spreader beams.
Views: 6023
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Loynes handles Loy Yang generator

June 26 - Project cargo specialist L.C. Loynes & Associates has coordinated the relocation of a replacement generator stator for the Loy Yang power station in Latrobe Valley, Australia. 
Views: 5305
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Panalpina secures solar contracts

June 22 - Panalpina has been awarded several logistics contracts for solar power projects in Australia. by a leading electrical and communications engineering solutions consortium.
Views: 6269
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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: 6158
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Luna banned from Australian ports

June 12 - The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained for a third time this year for consistently failing to meet international standards.
Views: 6197
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Townsville handles wind shipment

June 12 - Wind turbine blades measuring 70 m in length have passed through the port of Townsville in Australia, bound for the Kennedy Energy Park in Hughenden.
Views: 6418
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Mammoet gears up for Australian wind projects

June 7 - Mammoet has added a 750-tonne capacity LG1750 lattice boom mobile crane to its fleet in Australia, in order to meet the growing demands from the wind energy market in the region.
Views: 6519
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Carmody steps up at Newcastle

June 1 - The Australian port of Newcastle has appointed Craig Carmody as ceo, tasked with driving growth and progressing the port’s diversification agenda.
Views: 6985
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Mammoet wins wind contract

May 31 - deugro has contracted Mammoet to transport 37 wind turbines to the Badgingarra wind farm, located 185 km north of Perth, Western Australia.
Views: 6863
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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: 6307
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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: 4035
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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: 5174
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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: 4758
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Re-export regime set to launch in Australia

April 6 - According to a customer advisory issued by Depth Logistics, The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) in Australia has announced a re-export regime coming into force under the Biosecurity Act 2015.
Views: 7731
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Drake delivers to BJC

April 5 - Australia's BJC Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a custom-designed trailer from Drake Trailers.
Views: 5416
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Höegh increases Oceania service

April 3 - Höegh Autoliners has increased its direct services to Australia and New Zealand from the USA and Mexico to two sailings per month.
Views: 3469
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Townsville opens upgraded berth

March 29 - The port of Townsville in Australia has completed the AUD40.7 million (USD31.2 million) upgrade of its Berth 4 container and general cargo facility.
Views: 3530
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Conceptum Logistics doubles up

March 23 - Conceptum Logistics' teams in the USA and Australia teamed up to move a 1, 805 cu m coal mining system from the USA to the Mackay region of Australia.
Views: 3170
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Sarens supports Amrun project

March 14 - Sarens has transported six prefabricated modules, weighing 1,300 tonnes each, for the Amrun port and mine project in Australia, on behalf of Civmec.
Views: 2586
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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: 2718
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First for Melbourne terminal

February 28 - A huge generator used at the Loy Yang 'A' power station in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia has been loaded onboard the multipurpose ship BBC Alberta at the port of Melbourne for shipment to Germany, where it will be repaired.
Views: 2204
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AAL accomplishes record in Adelaide

February 28 - AAL has transported 135 wind turbine blades - destined for the AGL Silverton wind farm in New South Wales - into the port of Adelaide, Australia.
Views: 1673
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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: 1778
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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: 1210
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Environmental approval for Townsville

February 7 - The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Townsville Port Expansion Project has been approved by the federal government.
Views: 1305
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ALE opens in Melbourne

February 5 - Transport engineering specialist ALE has opened an office in Melbourne, Australia.
Views: 1077
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Qube gets in shape with Liebherr

January 29 - The Australian port solution provider Qube Ports & Bulk has ordered its eighth mobile harbour crane from Liebherr, the LHM 420.
Views: 1029
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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: 1935
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DB Schenker wins Shell contract

January 16 - DB Schenker has been awarded a five-year contract to provide international freight forwarding and Customs clearance services to Shell Australia.
Views: 1086
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Höegh set for service launch

January 12 - Höegh Autoliners has introduced a direct express service from Europe to the USA, Mexico and Oceania.
Views: 834
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Ranger broadens its horizons

January 2 - January 2 - Lifing and rigging equipment supplier Ranger Lifting is set to open a new facility this month, in Melbourne, Australia.
Views: 589

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