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Höegh delivers trains for Auckland Metro

December 19 - Spain-headquartered project forwarder Kaleido Ideas & Logistics has shipped the first of a 15 train order from Spain to New Zealand aboard a Höegh Autoliners ro-ro vessel.
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Deliveries for South Flank begin

December 12 - Mammoet has started transporting the first heavy components for the BHP South Flank iron ore mine, which is being developed in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Views: 3327
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Bullocks completes mill shell shipment

November 22 - Australia’s Bullocks Freightmasters International has delivered mill shells and accessories from Fremantle to Durban, South Africa.
Views: 2474
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Byrne to depart Toll Group 

November 18 - Michael Byrne will step down as managing director of Toll Group on December 31, 2019 after three years in the role. 
Views: 2699
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Antonov soars with drum shipment

November 13 - Antonov Airlines has delivered two drying drums from Paris-Vatry Airport, France to Port Hedland International Airport, Australia on behalf of chemical company Yara Pilbara Nitrates (YPN).
Views: 2564
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C.H. Robinson delivers

October 16 - C.H. Robinson has delivered cargo for one of Australia’s largest oil and gas producers in less than 24 hours. 
Views: 2858
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Höegh boosts services to Australia

September 23 - Höegh Autoliners will increase the frequency of its services from Europe to Australia to five sailings per month.
Views: 2011
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Pauwgracht calls at Mackay

September 10 - A 230-tonne shiploader component, originally in use at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi’s (BMA) Hay Point coal terminal, has been uninstalled and shipped to Queensland’s port of Mackay, Australia.
Views: 2466
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Townsville welcomes Gottwald crane

September 3 - Stevedoring company Townsville Marine Logistics, based at Australia’s port of Townsville, has acquired a mobile harbour crane (MHC) from Konecranes.
Views: 2454
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Pretty in pink for TGP

August 16 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has delivered 62 modules to a mining site near Newman, Australia.
Views: 2743
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Zeamarine secures BHP contract

July 30 - Schenker Australia has awarded Zeamarine a transportation contract for the BHP South Flank project in Western Australia.
Views: 3050
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Tower cranes used for wind turbine installation

July 26 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering specialist ALE has been using two of its K1650L tower cranes to install wind turbines near Port Augusta, southern Australia.
Views: 2607
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Hellmann bridges the gap

July 23 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has coordinated the delivery of two fully assembled seaport passenger boarding bridges (SPBB) from Spain to Sydney, Australia.
Views: 2151
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Spark Global opens in Perth

July 12 - Sydney-headquartered Spark Global Logistics is expanding its network in Australia with the opening of an office in Perth.
Views: 2708
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BLG welcomes heaviest ro-ro shipment

July 10 - Bertling Logistics Germany has coordinated the transport of a 330-ton (300-tonne) Siemens gas turbine from Auckland, New Zealand to BLG Logistics’ terminal in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Views: 3459
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ACS expands Australian presence

June 25 - Having opened its doors in Australia three years ago, Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its operation in Sydney as the company prepares for future growth.
Views: 2705
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WW Solutions inaugurates Derrimut processing centre

May 28 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions has established an equipment processing centre in Melbourne, Australia, that will increase speed to market for OEMs operating in the truck, bus, agricultural and construction sectors.
Views: 2342
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DSV soars with generator component 

May 24 - DSV has transported a 40-tonne generator component on board a Volga-Dnepr Ilyushin IL-76 from Germany to Australia for Siemens. 
Views: 2752
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Drake closes Cometto deal for ANI

May 20 - The Drake Group, in its capacity as representative of the Cometto brand in Australia, has received an order from Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI) for 16 self-propelled MSPE modules.
Views: 2787
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Dsouza joins Virgin Atlantic 

May 20 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has named Bosco Dsouza as its account manager in Melbourne as the airline looks to continue its expansion in Australia. 
Views: 2768
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Demag duo for Cosmo

May 20 - Australia’s Cosmo Cranes has added two Demag all-terrain cranes to its fleet.
Views: 2636
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Marr towers ahead in Sydney Metro project

May 20 - At the end of 2018, Austrlian heavy lifting specialist Marr Contracting utilised two tower cranes to complete a key phase of the Sydney Metro infrastructure project.
Views: 2707
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Qube in LCR takeover

May 17 - Australia-based Qube Holdings has acquired industrial logistics service provider LCR Group in a deal valued at AUD135 million (USD93.2 million).
Views: 2919
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Volga-Dnepr in wind energy delivery

May 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 80 tons (72.6 tonnes) of equipment from Cologne-Bonn, Germany to Australia to support the construction of a 32-turbine wind farm project.
Views: 3141
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Verton develops safe solution

April 30 - Verton Australia said that it has delivered the first remote load-management system, designed to improve safety and productivity in crane operations, to Universal Cranes.
Views: 2400
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Höegh adds port call in Mackay

April 23 - Höegh Autoliners has expanded its services in Australia with the addition of a port call in Mackay, North Queensland.
Views: 2930
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Drake on the double

April 15 - Australia's Daracon Engineering, which specialises in the transport of earthmoving and mining equipment, has taken delivery of a 5x8 extendable trailer from Drake Trailers.
Views: 2731
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AAL in double TBM delivery

April 11 - AAL has transported two tunnel-boring machines (TBM) from Nansha in south China to Australia on behalf Geodis.
Views: 3097
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Atlas enhances Qantas agreement

April 11 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has enhanced its aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement with Qantas Freight.
Views: 3507
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Freight Traders on the double

April 11 - Freight Traders has coordinated the transport of a drilling rig from Whangarei port in New Zealand to St Vincent in the Caribbean.
Views: 2690
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Mining equipment sails with WW Ocean

March 27 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has transported a filtration system, destined for an Australian coal mine, from Germany to Brisbane.
Views: 2640
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Cook steps up at deugro

March 26 - deugro has appointed Emma Cook as business development director – Oceania.
Views: 2877
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Volga-Dnepr in helicopter shipments

March 25 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines, on behalf of Swiss freight forwarder Panalpina, has delivered two helicopters from the UK to Melbourne, Australia for Babcock International.
Views: 2597
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Jumbo hops to Kwinana

March 14 - In late 2018, Jumbo’s heavy lift vessel Fairpartner lifted and shipped two eco hoppers, each weighing 270 tonnes each, from Vlissingen in the Netherlands on behalf of machinery manufacturer Breston.
Views: 3208
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Conceptum names Kellet

March 6 - Conceptum Logistics has appointed Rachel Kellet as route development director - China and India. 
Views: 3808
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Carlile joins Toll Group

March 5 - Melbourne-headquartered logistics services company Toll Group has appointed Kate Carlile as chief legal officer, effective immediately.
Views: 2803
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Toll Group unveils vessel duo

February 28 - Australia’s Toll Group has unveiled its latest general cargo vessel, Victorian Reliance II, at a naming ceremony at Webb Dock in Port Melbourne.
Views: 3054
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MAX Cranes lifts with Liebherr

February 27 - Earlier this month, MAX Cranes assembled a Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane on behalf of Qube Ports at Whyalla wharf, Australia.
Views: 2614
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AAL delivers for Stockyard

February 19 - AAL has transported a 305-tonne Toshiba transformer for Australia’s Stockyard Hill wind farm in Victoria on behalf of Cargo Line International. 
Views: 3266
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Entries open for the Heavy Lift Awards

February 1 - Entries for the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards are open. Now is the time to submit your entries for a chance to gain recognition for your complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.
Views: 4276
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CMA CGM executes Scallywag

February 1 - CMA CGM has been tasked with shipping a 29-tonne racing yacht from Australia to the USA.
Views: 3670
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Mackay targets breakbulk cargo

January 30 - North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has opened a storage area in the port of Mackay, Australia.
Views: 2648
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Aqualis sets up Australian office  

January 8 - Aqualis Offshore has set up an office in Perth, Western Australia, to support oil and gas developments in the Australasia region. 
Views: 3604

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