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BDP delivers rig to India

May 30 - May 30 - BDP International UK Ltd and its Indian project logistics unit Unique Global Logistics (UGL) have coordinated the shipment of a 200-tonne mobile oil rig from the port of Southampton to Rajasthan, India.
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Multiple plant move for OTIM

May 30 - May 30 - OTIM srl has handled the organisation and transportation of a project, comprising of outsize engineering plants, with a total weight of 548 tonnes from Italy to China.
Views: 654
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Alexander reels in the work

May 30 - May 30 - Alexander Global Logistics has handled the transport of 18 cable reels from the UK to the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, via the Chinese port of Tianjin.
Views: 756
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Cosmatos powers through to Macedonia

May 29 - May 29 - Cosmatos Shipping Services has transported 16 sets of Siemens windmills from the Greek port of Thessaloniki to the Republic of Macedonia.
Views: 858
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Systematic move for Spedition Thomas

May 29 - May 29 - Spedition Thomas has transported an emission control system from Germany and Luxembourg to Jorf Lasfar in Morocco via the German port of Stade.
Views: 860
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Messina ups ro-ro offering

May 28 - May 28 - Messina Line has upgraded its ro-ro service from the West Mediterranean to West Africa, via a vessel sharing agreement with Marguisa.
Views: 497
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Mobi-Hub puts Terex to the test

May 28 - May 28 - In April 2014, Berlin-based Mobi-Hub took delivery of a new Terex AC 1000 all terrain crane, which has recently been used to lift a 175-tonne and 12 m long power plant column at the Borsighafen port.
Views: 738
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Oversize overcomes challenges

May 28 - May 28 - Oversize Transport Service Finland has transported a large marine crane from Verona, Italy to a shipyard in Severodvinsk, Russia.
Views: 823
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RMR chooses Thamesport

May 28 - May 27 - Netherlands-based RMR Shipping has chosen London Thamesport to handle the UK call of its new northwest Europe - West Africa ro-ro service.
Views: 819
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Lambert St Louis welcomes AN-124

May 28 - May 28 - Lambert St Louis International Airport has handled a trailer-mounted flight simulator, a control trailer and containerised associated equipment bound for the Middle East onboard an Antonov freighter.
Views: 632
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GBS gets Windcat moving

May 27 - May 27 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) has arranged the transport of the 115-tonne catamaran Windcat 101 from Antwerp to Abu Dhabi on board the vessel Rickmers Chittagong.
Views: 672
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THLG members gather in Antwerp

May 27 - May 27 - Ahead of the Breakbulk Europe exhibition, The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) held its annual conference in Antwerp on May 12, which brought in 70 members from 40 different countries.
Views: 665
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Safmarine MPV enhances West African service

May 27 - May 27 - Safmarine MPV has enhanced its Europe-West Africa service with the launch of ENERGY, a new dedicated shipping service that will provide the oil and gas industry with routes into West Africa.
Views: 1224
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Allianz appoints Khanna

May 23 - May 23 - Allianz Group's specialist corporate insurer, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Captain Rahul Khanna as global head of marine risk consulting, effective July 1, 2014.
Views: 730
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Carriers must embrace change, says Coyne

May 23 - May 23 - Larry Coyne, ceo of Coyne Airways, told delegates at the 10th annual meeting of the Air Cargo Club (ACC) that carriers must embrace change in order to survive in a new airfreight landscape defined by emerging global brands, modal shift and growin
Views: 849
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Logwin makes Indian commitment

May 23 - May 23 - Logwin has acquired all the shares of the previous minority shareholders in its Indian organisation, meaning that the company is now the sole oner of Logwin Air & Ocean India Pvt Ltd.
Views: 552
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Capital projects and contracts - May 23rd 2014

May 23 - This week we have seen Technip win a giant USD6.14 billion EPC deal for a LNG facility in Russia, a consortium including RWE Dea and Petrofac securing a USD976 million contact to build a gas processing plant in the Algerian Sahara, and Europe's largest bl
Views: 1323
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Kempkens joins TT Club

May 22 - May 22 - The TT Club has appointed Robert Kempkens as claims director, taking over from Phil Nichols who has retired after six years in the role.
Views: 817
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Saudia Cargo expands B747 service

May 22 - May 22 - From June 1, 2014, Saudia Cargo is to operate two weekly B747 freighter services from Europe to Doha.
Views: 389
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Wijngaard Natie gets transformer moving

May 21 - May 21 - Wijngaard Natie Logistics - Atlantic nv has transported a 266-tonne transformer to the Wijngaard Natie stevedoring terminal in Antwerp.
Views: 644
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Panama Canal gates on the move

May 21 - May 21 - The heavy lift vessel Sun Rise has set sail for Panama from Trieste in Italy, carrying four new gates for the Panama Canal's third set of locks.
Views: 809
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Jumbo shows off new jib

May 21 - May 21 - Jumbo has displayed its new super fly-jib on board the Jumbo Javelin in front of the company's headquarters in Schiedam, the Netherlands.
Views: 583
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IMO approves container weighing verification requirement

May 20 - May 20 - The IMO has confirmed that the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has approved draft amendments to Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) chapter VI to require mandatory verification of the gross mass of containers.
Views: 739
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Cargo on the up at Hamburg

May 20 - May 20 - In the first quarter of 2014 total throughput in the Port of Hamburg reached 35.6 million tonnes, representing 8.6 percent growth.
Views: 475
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Las Vegas welcomes PPG

May 19 - May 19 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG), with the support of its USA member TransProject LLC, enjoyed a successful annual conference in Las Vegas from May 7-9.
Views: 845
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Ro-ro resurgent at Gothenburg

May 19 - May 19 - The Port of Gothenburg has seen ro-ro traffic increase during the first quarter of 2014 - 142,000 units were shipped via the gateway signifying a 7 percent year-on-year improvement over Q1 2013.
Views: 500
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Almajdouie wins cold box contract

May 19 - May 19 - Almajdouie Logistics won a contract to handle the Customs clearance and transportation of 358-tonne cold boxes from the Jubail Port to the Sadara project site in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 689
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Old friend at QCN booth

May 19 - May 19 - Visitors to the Quality Cargo Networks' booth at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp last week, got a pleasant surprise with the appearance of industry veteran, Kai-Stefan Vogel, who had been recruited by QCN directors, Wolfgang and Maarit
Views: 839
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High five for CEE

May 19 - May 19 - At the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network's fifth annual membership conference in Antwerp last week, members were entertained via a number of company presentations and numerous member-to-member meetings were held.
Views: 578
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PCN hails success of free networking

May 16 - May 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has just completed its first free networking event for project cargo and heavy lift specialists, which ran alongside the BreakBulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp.
Views: 852
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Steady sailing for London P&I Club

May 16 - May 16 - During its 2013/14 financial year, the London P&I Club generated an overall surplus of USD6.6 million, increasing its free reserves to USD160.6 million.
Views: 427
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Cargolux to inaugurate Zhengzhou

May 16 - May 16 - Cargolux Airlines International will inaugurate its scheduled service between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou, China on June 14, 2014.
Views: 570
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Terex names EWPA in Poland

May 15 - May 15 - Terex Cranes has appointed EWPA Maszyny Budowlane as its authorised crane distributor for Poland.
Views: 1037
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Chapman Freeborn appoints ALS Portugal

May 14 - May 14 - Chapman Freeborn has named ALS Portugal Aviation & Logistics Solutions as its exclusive representative for the Portuguese market.
Views: 574
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Volga-Dnepr secures Counter Terror Expo

May 13 - May 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed the door-to-door delivery of a mobile inspection system from Russia to a counter terrorism exhibition in London.
Views: 525
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Boskalis sees Q1 growth

May 13 - May 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has reported year-on-year growth in revenues in the first quarter of 2014 in comparison to 2013.
Views: 566
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RZD Logistics tracks rail equipment

May 13 - May 13 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) has coordinated the delivery of railway equipment form Russia to Serbia, on behalf of its sister company RZD International.
Views: 1021
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Drop-forge lift for HHLA

May 13 - May 13 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) recently handled a 167-tonne drop-forging hammer at its O'Swaldkai terminal.
Views: 838
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Zuidnatie inaugurates Terex duo in Antwerp

May 13 - May 13 - Antwerp terminal operator Zuidnatie nv has inaugurated two new Terex Gottwald Model 8 mobile harbour cranes from Terex Port Solutions (TPS) at the Belgian port.
Views: 653
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ADM and KOG partner up

May 12 - May 12 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has supported KOG Transport in a big project move from various European locations to the port of Antwerp.
Views: 766
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Neva-Leader 8 launched

May 9 - May 9 - The dry cargo vessel Neva-Leader 8 has been launched by the Nevsky Shipyard for North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC).
Views: 753
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Steely job for WWPC members

May 9 - May 9 - Denholm Global Logistics and BNSF Logistics have worked together to transport two 53-tonne slag pots from Shanghai to a steel mill in the UK.
Views: 993
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Capital projects and contracts - May 9th 2014

May 9 - Here is a round up of some the key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. This week we have seen GE secure a deal to supply gas engines for China's emerging shale gas market, Fluor winning an EPC contract for the Quell
Views: 1687
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Nordana in ro-ro fleet renewal

May 8 - May 8 - Through an agreement with Cobelfret of Luxembourg, Nordana can now present the complete fleet that will replace its current tonnage in the Mediterranean/Latin America - USA service.
Views: 957
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Earth gets moving with R&B

May 8 - May 8 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered a multipurpose tramp vessel to transport 5,000 cu m of earthmoving machinery and equipment from Papua New Guinea to Dunkerque in France.
Views: 523
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Geodis Wilson makes for Antwerp

May 8 - May 8 - International freight forwarder and logistics services provider, Geodis Wilson, will use this year's BreakBulk Europe 2014 event to demonstrate its capabilities in the sector.
Views: 514
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Grimaldi ups ro-ro frequency

May 8 - May 8 - Grimaldi Group has added two vessels to its Savona-Valencia ro-ro service and now offers daily departures from each of the gateways.
Views: 1011
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Arctic roll for Van der Vlist

May 7 - May 7 - Van der Vlist has transported a 41-tonne bearing frame from Hamburg to a hydro-electric power station in the extreme north of Norway, 150 km into the Arctic Circle.
Views: 517
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PCN duo in drilling delivery

May 7 - May 7 - Italy's Fortune International Transport and Indonesia's FPS Movers worked together to transport two drilling systems from their production site in Italy to an island in the Indonesian archipelago.
Views: 647
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BigMove welcomes Mammoet Road Cargo

May 6 - May 6 - BigMove AG has welcomed Dutch company Mammoet Road Cargo as the latest member of its European heavy transport network.
Views: 481
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Transitex Italia eyes sub-Saharan projects

May 6 - May 6 - Spanish freight forwarding group Transitex has established a new division in Genoa - Transitex Italia - specialising in project cargo and reefer logistics.
Views: 951
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CEE prepares for membership conference

May 6 - May 6 - The members of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network will meet at the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp from May 11-12 to conduct the network's fifth annual membership conference.
Views: 515
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Oversize Transport goes full thrust

May 6 - May 6 - In partnership with SZTU LLC from St Petersburg, Oversize Transport Service Finland Oy has delivered two Rolls-Royce azimuth thrusters from Rauma in Finland to Severodvinsk in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia.
Views: 656
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Universal Transport takes stake in Messingschlager

May 5 - May 5 - Universal Transport, a leading heavy load logistics company based in Paderborn, Germany, has acquired a majority stake in fellow German transport specialist Messingschlager, which is based in Hirschaid, south of Bamberg.
Views: 519
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Multimodal told: new box weighing rules will save lives

May 5 - May 5 - At last week's Multimodal event in the UK, delegates were reminded that a new UN code of practice requiring container weights to be verified before shipping will enter into force in July 2016.
Views: 745
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FREJA adds Kristiansand

May 5 - May 5 - The FREJA Group has opened a new office for FREJA Transport & Logistics AS in Kristiansand, Norway to drive growth and visibility for the company in the south of Norway (S
Views: 560
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Logwin improves operating margin in first quarter

May 5 - May 5 - The Logwin Group has reported revenues of EUR278.5 million (USD386.5 million) for the first quarter of 2014, a significant decrease on the EUR320.7 million (USD445million) achieved in the same period of 2013, which the company says is due to dives
Views: 768
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Multitrade trains arrive on schedule

May 2 - May 2 - Multitrade Spain has coordinated the international shipment of a number trains, using its own fleet of special trailers and railcars.
Views: 485
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Fagioli and NCSG target Canadian LNG

May 2 - May 2 - NCSG Crane and Heavy Haulage Corp and Fagioli Canada have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on crane, rigging, and heavy haul projects in the LNG sector in the Prince Rupert area.
Views: 1064
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Projects and contracts - May 2nd 2014

May 2 - 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 Saipem secure a USD1.8 billion deal for Stage 2 of the Shah Deniz Project, ICA Fluor win a substantial pipeline
Views: 842
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Martin Bencher acquires tti

May 1 - May 1 - Martin Bencher Group has acquired Copenhagen based transportation provider tti Logistics ApS.
Views: 610
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Transfennica adds Portsmouth to ro-ro schedule

May 1 - May 1 - Effective May 13, ro-ro shipping line Transfennica Iberia will extend its Bilbao - Zeebrugge service with the addition of twice-weekly direct calls to Portsmouth.
Views: 620

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