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Rotterdam wins Brazilian business

April 30 - April 30 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica signed a joint venture agreement in Vit
Views: 827
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ABC adds Munich to network

April 30 - April 30 - Effective May 9, 2014, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is introducing direct services to and from Munich using a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 736
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Fairmount duo delivers rig

April 30 - April 30 - Fairmount Marine's two tugs Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Alpine have towed the ENSCO 5006 rig from Cyprus to Singapore.
Views: 441
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Samson eyes Europe with UOS

April 30 - April 30 - US based Samson and Netherlands headquartered United Offshore Services (UOS) have partnered up to supply Samson's synthetic rope products to Europe.
Views: 815
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Saudia Cargo signs agreement with Swissport

April 30 - April 30 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has signed a five-year agreement with Swissport International for the handling of its full freighter operations at the two key European hubs of Brussels and Amsterdam.
Views: 679
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Antwerp breakbulk slows

April 29 - April 29 - The port of Antwerp saw Q1 2014 conventional breakbulk traffic fall 9.1 percent year-on-year over the same period of 2013 to 2,407,726 tonnes.
Views: 544
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StederDelta delivers to the Caspian

April 29 - April 29 - StederDelta Group SRL has transported 1,000 cu m of machinery for the oil and gas industry from Romania to Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi port.
Views: 667
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Alexander wins mosque construction contract

April 29 - April 29 - Alexander Global Logistics has won the contract to transport 682 concrete columns from Germany for use in the construction of the Dschamaa al-Dschasair mosque in Algiers.
Views: 765
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Record start to ABC's tenth year

April 29 - April 29 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with the strongest first quarter in its history, with tonnage up 9 percent at 86,500 tonnes.
Views: 536
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DYT lends helping hand

April 28 - April 28 - DYT Yacht Transport's Super Servant 4 diverted six miles from its course to Saint Thomas in order to assist racing sailors Thierry Chabagny and Erwan Tabarly aboard their dismasted yacht Gedimat.
Views: 776
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Van der Vlist in telescopic move

April 28 - April 28 - Van der Vlist has delivered three parts for a large telescope from St Petersburg to Zelenchukskaya in southern Russia.
Views: 609
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SAL's Maria loads cold box

April 28 - April 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Maria has called at the port of Tanjung Langsat in Malaysia to load a 120-tonne cold box for Air Products.
Views: 777
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Mammoet gets legs lifting

April 25 - April 25 - Mammoet has employed its LR13000 crawler crane to help install four platform legs on Van Oord's newest wind turbine installation vessel, Aeolus.
Views: 614
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Huisman introduces new AHC crane

April 24 - April 24 - Netherlands headquartered specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, Huisman, has revealed a new patented type of active heave compensated (AHC) crane: the Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane.
Views: 593
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Remote Russian move for Tuscor Lloyds

April 24 - April 24 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a seven-tonne wheeled loader from the UK to Korsakov in Russia as out-of-gauge cargo, using a 40 ft flat rack container.
Views: 1109
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Bomag move for WWL ALS

April 24 - April 24 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) has arranged for the delivery of two 38.4-tonne Bomag 772 land fill compactors from Hull to Boppard in Germany.
Views: 841
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WWL adds Russian port of entry

April 24 - April 24 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Novorossiysk in Russia as an additional inducement port in its liner service from Japan, Korea, China and Southeast Asia to Europe.
Views: 662
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Greencarrier strengthens Norwegian operations

April 23 - April 23 - Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate operations in Norway, has decided to merge its freight forwarding and logistics activities into one entity.
Views: 884
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Cargolux increases share capital

April 23 - April 23 - At an extraordinary general meeting of Cargolux Airlines International's shareholders, it was resolved to increase the share capital of the airline by USD175 million in cash, in exchange of newly issued common shares.
Views: 905
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RABT reveals terms of share offering

April 23 - April 23 - Having turned down a takeover bid from its largest shareholder Kistefos, troubled Swedish shipowner Rederi AB TransAtlantic (RABT) has resolved on terms for its upcoming share issue.
Views: 576
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IPSEN delivers to fish feed factory

April 23 - April 23 - IPSEN LOGISTICS has handled the transport of a 170-tonne ship unloader from the port of Bremen to a fjord in Norway situated about 100 km to the north-west of Trondheim.
Views: 864
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McTyre in Trommel haul

April 23 - April 23 - McTyre Trucking has transported a 34-tonne Trommel from Lakeland, Florida to a mine in Nahunta, Georgia.
Views: 618
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Bolk invests in Nooteboom

April 22 - April 22 - Bolk Transport bv has invested in 35 Nooteboom pendle axle lines this year, including the purchase of two MULTI-PX modular semi low-loaders with Multidolly.
Views: 704
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ADM gets skid moving

April 22 - April 22 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has handled the transport of a 9 m high skid for an oil platform from Mol in Belgium to Scotland.
Views: 773
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Moroccan pipe move for Alliance

April 22 - April 22 - Alliance Logistics transported 1,153 m of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe from Stathelle, Norway to Mohammadia in Morocco.
Views: 942
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Pan Ocean cancels semi-sub

April 22 - April 22 - Troubled Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has cancelled an order for a semi-submersible heavy lift newbuilding that was placed with STX Dalian in 2012 and was due for delivery this year.
Views: 862
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Wasa becomes DSV

April 17 - April 17 - Having been acquired by DSV Air & Sea Oy three years ago, Finland's Wasa Logistics is to change its official name to DSV Air & Sea Projects Oy (DSV Projects Finland) on May 1, 2014.
Views: 928
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EML adds North Sea Service

April 17 - April 17 - Euro Marine Logistics (EML) has started a weekly service from Zeebrugge to the Nordic countries calling at Zeebrugge, Gothenborg, Drammen and the port of Tyne.
Views: 628
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Projects and contracts - April 17th 2014

April 17 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen a Technip Heerema consortium secure a USD3.5 billion contract offshore Angola, the NADB providing finance to Mex
Views: 908
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Antonov denies president fired

April 16 - April 16 - Despite reports in the international media claiming that the Ukrainian Government had fired Dmitry Kiva from the company, Antonov has confirmed that he remains president and general designer of Antonov.
Views: 503
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Transfer press in Smart move

April 16 - April 16 - CJ Smart Cargo International Services Ltd has transported an entire transfer press, with a total weight of 2,500 tonnes, from Europe to Chongqing via Shanghai.
Views: 945
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Lone carries harbour cranes

April 16 - April 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's Lone has loaded two Tukan 1500 cranes, manufactured by Kirow Ardelt GmbH, in Germany for shipment to Tunisia.
Views: 957
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Project cargo fraud leads to warnings of charter party fraud tactics

April 16 - April 16 - A voyage charter for a high value project cargo loaded on board a vessel in the Black Sea bound for a South East Asian port has led the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) to warn of new charter party fraud incidents and is advising that al
Views: 609
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Cory and Navarm establish JV

April 15 - April 15 - Cory Logistics, part of Braemar Shipping Services, has formed a joint venture with universal supply chain specialist Navarm Limited.
Views: 684
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Loomis to buy VIA MAT

April 14 - April 14 - Loomis AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Zurich-based VIA MAT Holding AG, which has an enterprise value of approximately CHF200 million (USD227.3 million)
Views: 1005
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Fairmount tows Sevan Louisiana

April 14 - April 14 - Fairmount Marine's Fairmount Sherpa has towed the ultra deep water rig Sevan Louisiana over 18,500 km from Singapore to Cura
Views: 901
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R&B Croatia goes for another 23

April 14 - April 14 - R&B Global Projects has arrange the shipment of another 23 prefabricated modules on a chartered vessel from Antwerp to Djibouti, from where the cargo will finally be delivered to Addis Ababa.
Views: 555
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BBC opens in Bilbao

April 11 - April 11 - BBC Chartering has launched a new representative office in Bilbao, Spain, which will be headed up by Josu Iturri Bilbao.
Views: 515
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Czech it out, says Terex

April 11 - April 11 - Ostrava-based Malina Crane Hire has taken delivery of the first Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane in the Czech Republic.
Views: 621
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HSH Nordbank suffers heavy losses

April 11 - April 11 - HSH Nordbank, one of the world's largest maritime lenders, revealed that it lost EUR814 million (USD1.13 billion) during its 2013 financial year, up from EUR124 million (USD172 million) in 2012.
Views: 828
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Port of San Diego handles generator

April 11 - April 11 - The Port of San Diego has handled a 300-tonne generator destined for the Agua Prieta power plant in Sonora, Mexico.
Views: 498
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Projects and contracts - April 11th 2014

April 11 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week. We have seen the US and Russia fall out over nuclear energy, the incorporation of what will be one of the world's leading alumini
Views: 1293
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Cargolux to fly to Zhengzhou

April 11 - April 11 - After operating a series of charter flights, Cargolux Airlines International SA will begin regular scheduled services between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou - the capital of Chinese province Henan - on April 24.
Views: 859
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Freydag joins BDP

April 10 - April 10 - BDP International has appointed Claus Freydag as country manager for its German subsidiary, BDP International GmbH.
Views: 884
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Success for Liebherr model

April 10 - April 10 - Liebherr unveiled its new 60-tonne LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane at Bauma 2013, and since then dozens of the model have been delivered to customers throughout Europe and also on other continents.
Views: 811
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Greencarrier opens in Belarus

April 10 - April 10 - Greencarrier Freight Services has opened a new office in Minsk, Belarus, which will be managed by previous Vilnius branch manager, Aurimas Digrevicius.
Views: 881
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ISS promotes Griffin

April 9 - April 9 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has promoted Gavin Griffin to the role of vice president of sales for Europe and North Africa, reporting to regional executive vice president, Simon Edsall.
Views: 679
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It's a first for Yacht Exports

April 9 - April 9 - Yacht Exports has transported a 13.6-tonne and 15.5 m long yacht, Cranchi Atlantique, from Italy to Peru.
Views: 669
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Saudia Cargo upgrades Shanghai service

April 8 - April 8 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has upgraded its Shanghai service to operate three weekly B747-8 freighter flights from Shanghai to Europe and KSA.
Views: 538
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Rebels hand over Libyan ports

April 8 - April 8 - In a gesture of goodwill, militant protesters in Libya have come to an agreement with the Libyan central government to pull out of two eastern oil ports in order to begin rebuilding the country's hugely important oil business.
Views: 646
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Damen vessels arrive in Rotterdam

April 7 - April 7 - ZPMC's Zhen Hua 29 has delivered 13 new Damen Stan Pontoons, six Stan Tugs and four Stan Tenders from Shanghai to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 711
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Nurminen gets converters moving

April 7 - April 7 - Nurminen Logistics has transported two 95-tonne converters from the Finnish city of Outokumpu to the port of Pori.
Views: 703
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It's a gas for Almajdouie

April 7 - April 7 - Almajdouie Logistics was contracted by SK Engineering & Construction (SK E&C) to transport four advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGRs) and four solvent filters for the Wasit Gas Plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 699
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Volga-Dnepr delivers satellites

April 7 - April 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Luch-5V and KazSat-3 telecommunications satellites from Krasnoyarsk in Russia to Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome on board its AN-124-100 freighter aricraft.
Views: 905
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WWL expands service to Chile

April 7 - April 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has expanded its ocean service to South America's west coast by adding a monthly call to San Antonio in Chile.
Views: 690
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Air freight markets continue recovery

April 7 - April 7 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in February showing a 2.9 percent increase in demand compared to February 2013.
Views: 645
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G6 Alliance gets the FMC go-ahead to expand its network

April 7 - April 7 - Following its approval of the P3 Alliance, the Federal Maritime Commission has announced that it has concluded a comprehensive review of the proposed amendment to the G6 Alliance Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 012194-002 including the information
Views: 640
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Shipowners support EU for liner consortia block exemption

April 7 - April 7 - The European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) support the European Commission's proposal to extend the period of application of the so-called liner consort
Views: 540
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StederDelta moves cranes

April 4 - April 4 - StederDelta Group SRL has transported six Liebherr cranes and their accessories, with a total volume of 3,000 cu m, from Bucharest to Abu Dhabi.
Views: 949
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Projects and contracts - April 4th 2014

April 4 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week, including a QDVC-led JV winning a large motorway construction project and Wood Group securing retrofit projects in Australia.
Views: 1052
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Alian

April 4 - April 4 - Alian
Views: 1021
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ERL selects HAROPA

April 4 - April 4 - The French subsidiary of European Roro Lines (ERL), ERL France, has set up its head office in HAROPA's port of Le Havre and launched a river terminal operation at the port of Gennevilliers dedicated to the transport of vehicles to Le Havre.
Views: 614
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WWPC duo cooperate

April 3 - April 3 - B & B International SAS chartered a B747 freighter aircraft from Atlas Air in order to move 117.5 tonnes of marble and other cargo from Italy to Chad for the construction of the Grand Hotel in N'djamena.
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Alexander makes for Mongolia

April 3 - April 3 - Alexander Global Logistics has transported over-dimensional mining equipment from Houston to Ulan Bator in Mongolia, via the port of Tianjin.
Views: 764
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Liebherr moves over Kiel

April 3 - April 3 - CIS Cargo has shipped a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 telescopic mobile crane from the Port of Kiel to Klaipeda in Lithuania on DFDS Seaways ship.
Views: 1068
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Van der Vlist helps power lighthouse

April 3 - April 3 - Van der Vlist has transported a trenching machine from western France to Spurn point in the UK's Humber estuary to help re-establish power for a lighthouse, which had been cut off without electricity or a water supply.
Views: 495
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ABC launches new routes to Moscow

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is expanding its presence in Europe with new B747F services linking Moscow with Malmo in Sweden and Leipzig in Germany.
Views: 831
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Tuscor Lloyds ships excavator trio

April 2 - April 2 - Tuscor Lloyds has shipped three excavators as out-of-gauge cargo from Antwerp, Belgium to Korsakov in Russia for a mining company.
Views: 729
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Project shipping comes under pressure

April 2 - April 2 - Following a tough 2013 the multipurpose shipping sector looks set to bounce back this year, according to Drewry Maritime Research's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report. However, the project cargo market faces an uphi
Views: 900
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Darka discharges survey boat

April 1 - April 1 - Darka for Trading & Services was appointed agent for Sevenstar Yacht Transport's vessel Zelada Desgagnes to discharge a 34-tonne survey boat at its port call in Port Sudan.
Views: 840
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Helicopters fly Fast & Direct

April 1 - April 1 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services LLC has handled the transportation of two Bell B-412 helicopters from Dubai to Frankfurt in Germany.
Views: 702
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ABIS Duisburg mobilised

April 1 - April 1 - Mobilised at the Rotterdam Offshore Group yard in the Waalhaven, the heavy lift vessel ABIS Duisburg has completed a project for a windfarm in the German Baltic Sea.
Views: 869
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Moritsch to leave Terex

April 1 - April 1 - Vice president and managing director of Terex Tower Cranes, Martina Moritsch is to step down from the company on June 1, 2014.
Views: 612
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Jumbo loads dredger

April 1 - April 1 - Jumbo's Fairload has loaded an IHC Beaver Dredger and a workboat in Rotterdam for shipment to Lazaro Cardenas in Mexico.
Views: 600

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