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Latin growth for Hansa

June 30 - June 30 - HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Platetrade SA to support its Sao Paulo/Brazil office as part of the ongoing development of its agency network.
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ISS on hand in Algeciras

June 27 - June 27 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has worked as agents for ZPMC for its breakbulk carrier, Zhen Hua 25, to manage discharge of four STS cranes at Algeciras port in Spain.
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Leipzig/Halle steps on the gas

June 27 - June 27 - A gas cooler weighing 141 tonnes was loaded on board an aircraft at Leipzig/Halle Airport having made its way to the airport from Berlin by inland waterway and low loader.
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Capital projects and contracts - June 27th 2014

June 27 - Here is this week's round up of capital projects and contracts. Over the past few days we have seen Alstom reject a takeover from Siemens and Mitsubishi in favour of GE's USD17 billion bid, Technip securing projects on the Danish Continental Shelf, and Le
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SAL ships coal loaders

June 26 - June 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's Lone has transported two shiploaders with a combined weight of approximately 1,900 tonnes from Germany to Northern Colombia, becoming the first ship to call at the newly constructed pier in Puerto Bolivar.
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Van Oord's Aeolus now operational

June 25 - June 25 - Van Oord's first transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms is now operational.
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The grass is greener with Volga-Dnepr

June 24 - June 24 - Two 9-tonne artificial grass machines used to create sustainable sports stadium pitches have arrived in Maastricht, the Netherlands onboard one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft.
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Van der Vlist cements UK job

June 24 - June 24 - Van der Vlist has transported two cement kiln sections from Magdeburg, Germany to a factory in north Lincolnshire, after flooding in the UK caused damage to one of its kilns.
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Promotions at Hill Dickinson

June 24 - June 24 - Hill Dickinson has promoted Darren Wall from its commodities team to the position of partner, with immediate effect. Four members of its marine, trade and energy team have also been promoted to the position of legal director.
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Airbus chooses DHL

June 24 - June 24 - DHL Global Forwarding has signed a contract with aircraft manufacturer Airbus to provide transportation of A319, A320 and A321 aircraft components, along with general cargo, from the Airbus production site in Hamburg to its final assembly line i
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Allseas seeks Afghan security

June 24 - June 24 - Allseas Global Logistics has established a new partnership with Pakistan's Raaziq International that will help to maintain two critical supply chain corridors into and out of Afghanistan as the country rebuilds after years of conflict.
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Administration for Northover Heavy

June 23 - June 23 - Begbies Traynor, the business rescue and recovery specialist, has been appointed as administrator of Liverpool-based Hunterstrong Engineering Limited, which traded as Northover Heavy Logistics.
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Scaldis wins Wintershall contract

June 23 - June 23 - Wintershall Noordzee bv has contracted Scaldis Marine Contractors nv for the installation of the L6-B platform in the Dutch sector of the North sea.
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Faymonville on Romania's roads

June 23 - June 23 - Romanian transport company RonTransMar has purchased a Faymonville MegaMAX lowbed trailer equipped with the manufacturer's independent wheel suspension Twin Axle II.
Views: 1029
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Helicopter flies with Volga-Dnepr

June 23 - June 23 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a prototype of the Turkish T129 attack helicopter onboard an IL-76TD-90VD cargo flight from Ankara to Berlin, before transporting it back to Turkey.
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Record London load for WWL ALS

June 20 - June 20 - Dragados Sisk Joint Venture (DSJV) contracted WWL ALS (Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services) to deliver the tunnel boring machine, Jessica, through London from Stepney Green to Limmo Peninsular as part of the Crossrail project.
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WWPC gets Caterpillars moving

June 20 - June 20 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Port Logistics Mexico and Steder Group, have worked together to arrange the transport of five heavy Caterpillar machines from Mexico to the Netherlands.
Views: 1087
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Pilot rail run for RZD

June 19 - June 19 - Russian Railways (RZD) Logistics has organised the multimodal delivery of 60 m long rails produced by JSC EVRAZ Consolidated West Siberian Metallurgical Plant, from Russia to Germany for testing at the Deutsche Bahn facility in Meckelfeld-Seevet
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Hansa appoints Neuendorff

June 19 - June 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Steven Neuendorff as head of Americas, based at the company's regional headquarters in Houston.
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Collett invests in Scheuerle

June 18 - June 18 - On June 25, Collett Transport will be presented its new Scheuerle STB 550 side girder deck at the equipment manufacturer's premises in Pfedelbach, Germany.
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Ruslan spreads its wings

June 18 - June 18 - Ruslan International has transported four wing assemblies from Oklahoma to Tel Aviv for the recently launched Gulfstream G280 super midsize business jet.
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Maritime sale for Mammoet?

June 17 - June 17 - Mammoet Europe bv has expressed its intention to sell a large part of its maritime fleet to Hebo Maritiemservice bv.
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Tuscor Lloyds gets reel going

June 17 - June 17 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a 58-tonne cable reel from Newcastle, UK to Manila in the Philippines via South Korea's port of Busan.
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China sinks P3 Network

June 17 - June 17 - The P3 Network - a global container shipping alliance planned by AP Moller-Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM - is officially dead in the water after the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said that it would rule out allowing the tie-up to go forward.
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Cargolux launches Zhengzhou service

June 16 - June 16 - After a two-month delay, Cargolux Airlines International has launched scheduled services between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou.
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ICS concerned by regulatory reform

June 16 - June 16 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - the principal global trade association for shipowners representing over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet - met in Limassol, Cyprus last week for its annual general meeting (AGM).
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Steady year for Liebherr

June 16 - June 16 - During 2013, Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of USD12.12 billion against what it described as a backdrop of moderate international progress.
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First steel cut for BigRoll Barentsz

June 16 - June 16 - The first steel has been cut for BigRoll Shipping's new 21,000-dwt MC class module carrier, BigRoll Barentsz, at the COSCO Dalian Shipyard.
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Panama Canal: gates ahoy

June 13 - June 13 - The second shipment of new lock gates has arrived at the Panama Canal, marking a significant step forward in the Panama Canal expansion programme.
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Clarksons extends Irish footprint

June 12 - June 12 - Clarkson Port Services (CPS) - the port and agency division of shipping services group Clarksons - has acquired Belfast based port agent Michael F. Ewings Shipping Ltd (MFE).
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Hamburg hails canal expansion

June 11 - June 11 - The Port of Hamburg has welcomed news that the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament has allocated EUR265 million for the widening of the eastern section of the Kiel Canal.
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New wheels for Van der Vlist

June 11 - June 11 - Van der Vlist has added a new ten-axle semi-trailer to its fleet, which was put to use immediately collecting cable reels from Trieste in Italy for delivery to Zelzate in northern Belgium.
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FSG whips up a Storm

June 11 - June 11 - Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has handed over RollDock Storm to Dutch shipping company RollDock bv for immediate worldwide operation in the transport of specialised heavy cargo and project loads.
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New service centres for UTi

June 11 - June 11 - UTi Worldwide has established ocean charter service centres in Amsterdam, Johannesburg and Singapore, with a global hub in Houston, to coordinate responses to clients in the energy, mining and construction industries.
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German first for ClassNK

June 11 - June 11 - Classification society ClassNK has registered its first German-flagged vessel, as well as earned expanded authorisation from the German flag administration for the classification of German flagged vessels.
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Ocean Patriot hitches lift

June 11 - June 11 - Dockwise's semi-submersible vessel Dockwise Vanguard has loaded Diamond Offshore's semi-submersible rig Ocean Patriot in Singapore, destined for Firth of Forth in Scotland.
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German owners form shipping pool

June 11 - June 11 - BHS Pool Weser-Ems is a new joint venture founded by shipping companies Briese and Harren & Partner to create a shipping pool for heavy lift vessels.
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RORO 2014 discusses sulphur

June 10 - June 10 - The topic of sulphur emissions regulations in the shipping industry will be widely covered through a number of conference sessions at the RORO 2014 exhibition being held from June 24-26 in London.
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Bhadkamkar to chair IFCBA

June 10 - June 10 - Shantanu Bhadkamkar, immediate past chairman of the Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India (FFFAI) has been unanimously elected as chairman of the International Federation of Customs Brokers Association (IFCBA).
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Aeros in corporate restructure

June 10 - June 10 - Aeros is modifying and expanding its corporate structure to support forthcoming global cargo delivery operations utilising the Aeroscraft.
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Nurminen appoints directors

June 10 - June 10 - Nurminen Logistics has appointed Harri Mustonen as sales director of its railway logistics business unit in Finland, and Maija Dietrich as the company's human resources director and member of the executive board.
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Henderson opens marine division

June 10 - June 10 - UK based Henderson Insurance Brokers has established a new marine division as the country's maritime and ports sector continues to grow.
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Grand tour for EMS

June 10 - June 10 - EMS Chartering's Fehn Capella has been on a grand tour of Europe loading and unloading project cargoes in Croatia, Italy, Algeria, Portugal, the Netherlands and Poland.
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ARRC bags San Pablo

June 9 - June 9 - This month Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) will be adding a new multipurpose vessel - San Pablo - to its fleet, as part of its fleet upgrade and service expansion programme.
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Cargolux denies Karachi claims

June 9 - June 9 - Cargolux Airlines International has denied claims that any of its aircraft were involved, damaged or destroyed in the terrorist attack at Jinnah international airport in Karachi.
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NileDutch welcomes Breda

June 9 - June 9 - The naming ceremony of the first of four NileDutch newbuild vessels, the NileDutch Breda, has been held at the Shanghai Shipyard on Chongming Island.
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GeoSea lays foundations

June 9 - June 9 - GeoSea has completed the installation of the foundations for DONG Energy's Westermost Rough (UK) offshore wind farm project.
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Capital projects and contracts - June 6th 2014

June 6 - Over the past seven days we have seen the International Energy Agency call for more than USD48 trillion of energy investment by 2035 to meet global demand; billions of dollars have been earmarked for infrastructure projects in Queensland and the Australia
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Nooteboom special for ADM Team

June 6 - June 6 - A nine-axle Nooteboom Pendel-X low-loader combination was recently used by ADM Team Heavy Weight to transport a chemicals mixing plant from Geel to a drilling rig offshore Hartlepool.
Views: 797
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Universal Transport makes German buy

June 6 - June 6 - Universal Transport has acquired the majority interest in heavy transport specialist Messingschlager, with retroactive effect from January 1, 2014.
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Deep sea ro-ro trades: An overview

June 6 - June 6 - At the forthcoming RORO 2014 event in London, which takes place alongside TOC CSC Europe from June 24 to 26, an overview of worldwide deep sea ro-ro trades will be presented, .
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Totalplan success

June 5 - June 5 - Totalplan Porto recently coordinated the shipment of pipes and turbines from Portugal to Saudi Arabia.
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Giga races ahead with TeleMAX

June 5 - June 5 - Giga Logistics has used a Faymonville TeleMAX trailer to transport a specialised wind rotor blade in northern Sweden.
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PSP gets all arty

June 5 - June 5 - PSP is well known as a logistics partner with the ability to transport luxury yachts and motorboats around the world, but recently parked its sea boots and got all arty in central London.
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Back to school for Shuttlelift

June 5 - June 5, 2014 - The success of Shuttlelift's Service School for dealers and field service technicians at its manufacturing facility in Sturgeon Bay, USA, earlier this year has prompted the manufacturer to hold a third class later this year.
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Presses on the double for SCS

June 5 - June 5 - SCS Heavy has disassembled two presses - one in Henriville, France and another one in Renchen, Germany - and subsequently crated and transported both to Dublin, Georgia, via the port of Savannah.
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Volga-Dnepr sees satellite business grow

June 4 - June 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has seen a strong increase in shipments for the aerospace industry, with 22 flights moving space satellites over a 12-week period ending May 2014.
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A2SEA wraps up turbine installation

June 4 - June 4 - A2SEA's vessel SEA INSTALLER has completed the installation of 108 wind turbine generators at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm.
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Verbrugge receives monopiles

June 4 - June 4 - The first monopiles constructed by SIF Group and Smulders Group for the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm have been transported to the Verbrugge Terminals at the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands for storage.
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Siempelkamp presses ahead

June 4 - June 4 - A disassembled closed-die forging press with a force of 50,000 tonnes and components of a smaller press with a force of 12,500 tonnes are currently being transported from the premises of manufacturer Siempelkamp Machinen und Anlagenbau in Krefeld
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P3, G6 alliances gets EU clearance

June 4 - June 4 - European Union antitrust regulators have approved the P3 alliance planned by AP Moller-Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM and another, the G6, which is made up of Hapag-Lloyd, APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui OSK Lines, NYK and OOCL.
Views: 454
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Alliance ships shelter

June 3 - June 3 - Alliance Logistics has transported a 13.5 m long and 37-tonne electricity shelter from France to Morocco.
Views: 1297
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PCN duo cements project

June 3 - June 3 - Intertransport and Full Well Freight have worked together to transport three cement mixers and one cement pump from Hamburg to Sihanoukville in Cambodia.
Views: 928
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Alexander gets tube project underway

June 3 - June 3 - Alexander Global Logistics has completed the first breakbulk shipments for its 38,000 freight tonne tube mill project in Shreveport, Louisiana.
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Full steam ahead with Nicolas

June 2 - June 2 - STP Premat has transported several 50-tonne locomotives from Les Mureaux to Saint Avold in France using Nicolas MDEL TP transport vehicles, complete with a special deck for rail cars.
Views: 809
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Liebherr assists Felbermayr in skeleton hoist

June 2 - June 2 - Austrian crane and heavy load contractor Felbermayr has erected a steel skeleton for a new hangar at Schwechat Airport in Vienna using five Liebherr mobile cranes.
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