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Europe News from August 2015

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Scaldis plays in offshore duet

August 28 - August 28 - Scaldis has completed the transportation and installation of two offshore high voltage substations for the Gemini project in the Netherlands.
Views: 454
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Terex gives Versailles a lift

August 28 - August 28 - DUFOUR Transport Handling has used a Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane to erect a footbridge at the Versailles Chantiers train station in France.
Views: 630
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ABC shines in solar car flight

August 28 - August 28 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a Nuna Solar car, which is competing in the 2015 World Solar Challenge in Australia, from Amsterdam to Hong Kong onboard one of its B747 freighter flights.
Views: 631
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LR to classify Heerema crane vessel

August 28 - August 28 - Lloyd's Register (LR) secured the contract to classify the world's largest heavy lift crane vessel (NSCV), under development by Netherlands headquartered Heerema Group.
Views: 785
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Laser sharp job from Volga

August 27 - August 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has safely delivered high-value industrial laser equipment from Sweden to Japan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 592
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Gruber takes on Trumpf move

August 27 - August 27 - Gruber Logistics' German subsidiaries, Gruber Montage in Nurnberg and Gruber Logistics in Kreuztal, have worked together to relocate a Trumpf laser-welding machine.
Views: 509
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V. Alexander presses ahead

August 27 - August 27 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of an automotive press, weighing over 270 tonnes, from Germany to White in the US State of Georgia.
Views: 783
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Nicolas delivers for Alstom

August 27 - August 27 - French special vehicle manufacturer Nicolas, a subsidiary of the TII Group, has delivered two self-propelled MHD G2 transporters to Alstom.
Views: 448
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Van der Vlist moves like the wind

August 26 - August 26 - Van der Vlist has transported a 97 m high wind turbine tower through its terminal in Moerdijk, in a series of complicated operations.
Views: 553
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ARRC signs new agent

August 26 - August 26 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) has nominated Sea Bow as its agent for developing short sea trade between Antwerp and St Petersburg.
Views: 482
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Chernobyl's arch becomes whole

August 26 - August 26 - Mammoet has successfully connected the two halves of the New Safe Confinement (NSC) structure at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, built to house the Reactor Unit 4, which was destroyed in the disaster of 1986.
Views: 353
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EXG finds a way

August 25 - August 25 - Express Global Logistics (EXG), member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, has delivered a 77-tonne tank measuring 10.36 m x 5.96 m x 6.16 m from Mundra to Antwerp.
Views: 809
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Restaurants relish ACS delivery

August 25 - August 25 - Air Charter Service handled 90 tonnes of tomato ketchup sachets requested by a leading fast food restaurant chain last week.
Views: 361
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ACP to sell for Saudia Cargo

August 25 - August 25 - ACP Worldwide has been appointed cargo general sales agent (GSA) across South Africa for Saudia Cargo.
Views: 801
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Chapman and GAC rally together

August 25 - August 25 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and GAC have worked together to transport 19 Rallycross cars, along with 30 tonnes of supporting equipment, from Canada to Norway onboard a chartered Kalitta Air B747-200 freighter.
Views: 503
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Lammers returns to Rotterdam

August 24 - August 24 - Sohar Port and Freezone has appointed Marc Vertsee to replace current executive commercial manager, Edwin Lammers, who is returning to the Port of Rotterdam as the new director of breakbulk.
Views: 777
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Rotterdam gets breakbulk boost

August 24 - August 24 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura's multipurpose vessel Meri has delivered a Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane to Pacorini Metals' new terminal at the Port of Rotterdam.
Views: 680
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New sea lock for IJmuiden

August 24 - August 24 - Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) has confirmed that Consortium OpenIJ will develop the new IJmuiden sea lock on the North Sea Canal.
Views: 440
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It's heating up for Ruslan

August 24 - August 24 - Ruslan International has moved a 60-tonne steam superheater along with 4.8 tonnes of accessories from Austria to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 563
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Women sail forth at LISW

August 21 - August 21 - “Women in command” is among the topics that Women's International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA-UK) will be exploring at their event on September 7, the opening day of this year's London International Shipping Week (LISW).
Views: 687
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TTS Group bags Korean contract

August 21 - August 21 - TTS Group ASA has, through its subsidiary TTS Marine AB in Gothenburg, Sweden, entered into a new contract for delivery of cargo access equipment for two pure car/truck carriers (PCTC).
Views: 304
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Speakers confirmed for ICHCA Seminar

August 21 - August 21 - The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and the TT Club are among those scheduled to speak at the Container Weighing Seminar being held by the International Cargo Handling Coordinatio
Views: 470
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Building begins on Combilift's new base

August 20 - August 20 - This month, specialist straddle carrier and forklift manufacturer Combilift inaugurated the construction of its 46,000 sq m manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland.
Views: 177
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UECC's vessel a cut above

August 19 - August 19 - The steel cutting ceremony for United European Car Carriers' (UECC) first dual fuel LNG pure truck and car carriers (PCTCs) was held on 6 August at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 236
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Heat exchanger travels from Lithuania to Belarus

August 19 - August 19 - Nurminen Logistics, member of the Cargo Equipments Experts (CEE) network for Finland, transported a 100 tonne heat exchanger from Klaipeda Port in Lithuania to Grodno in Belarus earlier this month.
Views: 610
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General cargo down in Hamburg

August 17 - August 17 - At 70.8 million tonnes, the port of Hamburg's first half seaborne cargo throughput was just below the previous year's.
Views: 388
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MacGregor delivers for Grimaldi

August 17 - August 17 - The Chinese shipbuilding group Yangfan has contracted MacGregor, part of Cargotec, to supply ro-ro access equipment packages to five car carriers being built for Grimaldi.
Views: 425
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Abu Dhabi to see new pipe facility

August 17 - August 17 - Project forwarders active in the United Arab Emirates will be interested in the news that Al Gharbia Pipe Company is set to invest AED 1.1 billion (USD300 million) in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Industrial Zone to create a new pipe manufacturing facil
Views: 492
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Abu Dhabi to see new pipe facility

August 17 - August 17 - Project forwarders active in the United Arab Emirates will be interested in the news that Al Gharbia Pipe Company is set to invest AED 1.1 billion (USD300 million) in Abu Dhabi
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Clipper gets new chair in Denmark

August 17 - August 17 - Peter Appel has replaced Frank G Jensen as chairman of the board for Clipper Group AS, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Clipper Group Ltd.
Views: 245
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Combilift delivers productivity gains

August 17 - August 17 - Imorex Shipping Services reports that its recently acquired Combilift Straddle Carrier (Combi-SC) has made container handling operations at its deport near Felixstowe, UK, much quicker and safer.
Views: 586
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'Steady growth' for Agility

August 14 - August 14 - Agility has posted a net profit of KWD13.5 million (USD44.6 million) for the second quarter of 2015 - a 5 percent increase compared with the second quarter of 2014.
Views: 854
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GPLN heads to Brussels

August 14 - August 14 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) will hold its 13th annual general meeting from May 21 - 23, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium.
Views: 728
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Volga-Dnepr in urgent Kuwait move

August 14 - August 14 - Volga-Dnepr flew two simultaneous IL-76-90VD freighter flights carrying urgently required drilling equipment from Belgium to Kuwait.
Views: 664
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EXG moves transformer duo

August 13 - August 13 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of two transformers, with a total weight of 375 tonnes, from Croatia to Qatar.
Views: 558
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GPLN duo in Caribbean cooperation

August 13 - August 13 - Members of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), Highland Project Logistics and Sparber Group, have worked together to transport 45 Vestas wind turbine blades from the USA to the Dominican Republic.
Views: 551
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Offshore Wind blows into Germany

August 13 - August 13 - Offshore Wind Consultants, a part of Aqualis, has established a new office in Hamburg to serve its growing client base and project work in the region.
Views: 363
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Element in excavator move

August 13 - August 13 - Element International Forwarding & Logistics has coordinated the shipment of a number of excavators from South Korea to Georgia.
Views: 657
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Whirlwind continues for Ekin

August 13 - August 13 - Ekin Heavy and Project Transportation has transported a second 32-tonne cyclone by road from Osmaniye, Turkey to Lukavac in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Views: 539
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Pentalver settles at London Gateway

August 12 - August 12 - Pentalver has opened a new five-acre (2 ha) permanent site at the UK's newest deepsea container port, DP World London Gateway.
Views: 361
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Delta powers island duo

August 12 - August 12 - Delta Maritime has transported urgently required electrical power equipment to the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kos.
Views: 448
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Havator in triple Terex job

August 12 - August 12 - Tornio, Finland based heavy lifting specialist Havator has used its Terex CC 2800 lattice boom crawler crane in three complex lifting projects over the past few months.
Views: 707
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OIA in Wronki relocation

August 12 - August 12 - OIA Global recently completed the relocation of an industrial press in Wronki, Poland, on behalf of one of the largest kitchen manufacturers in the country, Amica.
Views: 416
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Qatar adds outsize air capacity

August 12 - August 12 - Qatar Airways Cargo has added a Boeing B747-400 BCF (Boeing converted freighter) to its charter fleet, with a second B747-400 freighter joining the airline in October 2015.
Views: 600
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Windy work for Europe Cargo

August 12 - August 12 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of 45 wind turbine sections for the Wind aan de Stroom project from Vietnam to Belgium.
Views: 727
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Sonora delivers on schedule

August 12 - August 12 - Sonora has transported a consignment of building materials, weighing a total of 6,050 tonnes, from Latvia to Sweden.
Views: 451
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Cosco repeats Arctic voyage

August 11 - August 11 - Cosco Shipping's multipurpose vessel Yong Sheng, which completed its first round trip between Asia and Europe via the Northeast Passage in 2013, is making its second voyage along the Arctic shipping lane.
Views: 659
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Record lift at Vogtle

August 11 - August 11 - The 1,035-tonne CA01 module has been installed in the Unit 3 nuclear island as part of the Plant Vogtle expansion project in Georgia, USA.
Views: 688
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Alexander loads unloader trio

August 10 - August 10 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of three ship unloaders from Germany to Rayong City in Thailand.
Views: 594
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Universal returns to Middle East

August 10 - August 10 - Universal Transport has delivered the second part of a large consignment of cargo for the steel industry from Bucharest, Romania to the Middle East.
Views: 496
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Tuscor Lloyds on the double

August 10 - August 10 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported an oversize industrial washer unit and distillation module from Castilla de Leon, Spain to the Indonesian port of Jakarta.
Views: 564
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Gruber cements long project

August 10 - August 10 - Intertransport Gruber is currently working on an ongoing project to transport cargo for a large cement plant under construction in Volsk, Russia.
Views: 627
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New shipping line launched

August 7 - August 7 - dship Carriers (d.ship) is a new ocean shipping company, which will operate a variety of multipurpose breakbulk, heavy lift, and bulk vessels.
Views: 1000
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CEVA launches projects division

August 7 - August 7 - Global forwarding and logistics company CEVA chose today's announcement of its second quarter results to reveal that it is launching a global project logistics division within its freight management portfolio, to apply the group's longstanding
Views: 476
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Results round-up

August 7 - August 7 - A number of global transport and logistics companies have posted results for the first half and second quarter of 2015.
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Naylor in at GAC Superyacht

August 7 - August 7 - GAC Superyacht Services has strengthened its team serving the superyacht market with the appointment of Amanda Naylor as superyacht service executive, based in Southampton, UK.
Views: 637
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Mallory calls on Antonov

August 7 - August 7 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has used an AN-124 freighter aircraft to transport an urgent consignment of compressed gas containers from the USA to Ukraine.
Views: 763
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Modulift plays Shah Deniz part

August 6 - August 6 - Modulift has supplied 27 spreader beams and other below-the-hook equipment to oil and gas specialist Alderley for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 BP project in Azerbaijan.
Views: 756
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GMB in new liner launch

August 6 - August 6 - GMB Maritime Liner Services and Volans Logistics have joined forces to offer a new liner service for breakbulk and project cargoes from Europe to the west coast of South America via the Caribbean and north coast of South America.
Views: 452
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Jumbo serves subsea diners

August 6 - August 6 - GAC Sweden has awarded Jumbo a contract for the transportation and installation of an underwater restaurant in the Maldives.
Views: 596
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PSP partners with United

August 5 - August 5 - Southampton, UK headquartered PSP Worldwide Logistics and Fort Lauderdale, Florida based United Yacht Transport have formed a new partnership.
Views: 463
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John Good on the move

August 5 - August 5 - In the UK, John Good Shipping has moved and consolidated its London operations into the recently opened logistics centre at DP World London Gateway.
Views: 534
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French open for LOC

August 4 - August 4 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has opened its first French office in Paris.
Views: 420
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ISS ceo steps down

August 4 - August 4 - Claus Hyldager has stepped down as chief executive officer of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), with current chief financial officer, Chris Whiteside, appointed to step in as acting ceo.
Views: 654
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All change at Schenker

August 4 - August 4 - Jochen Thewes has been appointed the new chairman of the Schenker AG board of management, in which role he will lead the DB Schenker Logistics business unit.
Views: 885
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Rotor goes ro-ro with WWL ALS

August 4 - August 4 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transport of a 95-tonne rotor from Alexandria, Egypt to Belfort in France.
Views: 589
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UTC targets chartering market

August 3 - August 3 - UTC Overseas has established a new global chartering group, and appointed Bremen, Germany based Andreas Walter as its director of global chartering.
Views: 602
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Globalink crosses Asia

August 3 - August 3 - Globalink Logistics Group has transported various oversize units of agricultural and farming equipment from China to Georgia.
Views: 579
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LOC names London head

August 3 - August 3 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) has appointed Jonathan Britain as its new managing director in London.
Views: 660
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Georgia looks inland

August 3 - August 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County, the Governor of Georgia and CSX Transportation have signed an agreement regarding the establishment of the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Georgia, USA.
Views: 773

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