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Gustav Seeland spins into Hamburg

November 30 - November 30 - Germany headquartered Gustav Seeland - a member of the Big Move network - has completed the delivery of an 80-tonne propeller from Waren an der Müritz to Hamburg in just one night.
Views: 856
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ACS grows in Germany

November 30 - November 30 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) German operation is expanding into new premises in Frankfurt.
Views: 337
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MacGregor to supply CLdN

November 27 - November 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been contracted by Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver ro-ro access equipment packages for two ro-ro carriers currently under construction for Luxembourg based operator CLdN.
Views: 422
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Cargolux approves extra pilots

November 27 - November 27 - Against a background of ongoing discussions with unions regarding a new collective work agreement (CWA), the Cargolux board of directors has agreed a significant expansion strategy for the airline.
Views: 599
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Christmas tree rises with Universal

November 26 - November 26 - Universal Transport has transported an 18 m high Christmas tree from Thuringia to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.
Views: 510
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Air Partner inks UAE deal

November 26 - November 26 - Air Partner has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Cargo Integrators (ACI), which will see the two companies work together to develop their freight charter and global airfreight products.
Views: 866
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Manica handles hopper

November 26 - November 26 - Manica Logistics has acted as port agent to assist Walvis Bay Stevedoring (WBS) in receiving a custom-designed hopper on board the MACS vessel, Green Mountain.
Views: 763
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Out with the old, in with the new

November 25 - November 25 - Finland headquartered crane services company Havator has used a Terex CC 6800 lattice boom crawler crane to replace an old riding ring with a new one at a pelletising plant in Kiruna, Sweden.
Views: 909
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Spedman on the boil

November 25 - November 25 - Spedman Global Logistics has coordinated the transport of four boilers and accessories to a power plant in Poland.
Views: 971
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Steder goes ro-ro

November 24 - November 24 - Steder Group has transported a Hitachi EX1200 excavator from the customer's quay in the Netherlands to a terminal in Belgium for shipment by ro-ro vessel to South America.
Views: 1026
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Parker up at Clecat

November 24 - November 24 - Member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) board, Steve Parker, has been appointed president of the Brussels based European association for forwarding, transport, logistics and Customs services, Clecat.
Views: 910
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Pipe flies with New Sign

November 24 - November 24 - New Sign Logistics has coordinated the transport of a heavy pipe for use in the subsea oil and gas industry from Malaysia to Luxembourg.
Views: 974
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Blue Water flows into Italy

November 24 - November 24 - Blue Water Shipping has formed a joint venture with Priano Marchelli - Blue Water PM - to provide logistics services within the oil and gas and industrial sectors in Italy.
Views: 710
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Run of the mill for Freja

November 24 - November 24 - Freja Transport & Logistics has coordinated the shipment of equipment for a pulp and paper mill, including 2,900 cu m of steel material, from Estonia to Sweden.
Views: 707
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Mammoet sets wheel in motion

November 24 - November 24 - Mammoet has formed a joint venture with Dutch engineering company Starneth to design and construct the New York Wheel - a giant observation wheel that is scheduled for completion by 2017.
Views: 453
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Scheuerle ships to South Korea

November 23 - November 23 - Scheuerle has delivered a ship section transporter with an 800-tonne payload to South Korea for use at Sungdong Group's shipyard premises in the coastal city of Tongyoung.
Views: 849
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Enerpac unveils new gantry

November 23 - November 23 - Enerpac has revealed its SL400 hydraulic gantry, which it says is the company's highest capacity bare cylinder gantry.
Views: 380
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High five for PCN

November 23 - November 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) held its fifth annual summit from November 15-18 at the Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn in Bangkok, Thailand.
Views: 1198
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Tragedy strikes Volga-Dnepr

November 23 - November 23 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has confirmed that six of its crew members lost their lives during the terror attack in Bamako, Mali on November 20.
Views: 653
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ProvPort plays offshore wind part

November 23 - November 23 - Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are establishing a new temporary manufacturing facility at Rhode Island's Port of Providence (ProvPort), for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island wind farm.
Views: 1113
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Prangl celebrates century

November 20 - November 20 - Prangl has used its self-propelled heavy-duty module, PSF3000, and PFTV 300 blade transporter to move its 100th wind turbine blade.
Views: 458
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Bronka ready for business

November 20 - November 20 - With a Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour crane installed at the end of September 2015, the first phase of construction at Russia's new deepwater Port of Bronka is now complete.
Views: 1100
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ABC adds Atlanta

November 20 - November 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter flights to Atlanta.
Views: 848
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Terex raises the roof

November 20 - November 20 - Ingolstadt based Autodienst Eineder has used its Terex Explorer 5800 all-terrain crane to hoist a number of flat roof sections in Gaimersbach, Germany.
Views: 603
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Freighters fly to ABC

November 18 - November 18 - Boeing has delivered two 747-8 freighters to AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group.
Views: 809
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Robert Wynn and MTS join forces

November 18 - November 18 - Marine and Towage Services Group (MTS) has worked together with Robert Wynn & Sons to deliver nine transformers for the UK's Western Link project.
Views: 520
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Nordana Sea to set sail

November 18 - November 18 - Nordana Sea - the third vessel in a series of six ships to be delivered to Symphony Shipping and subsequently chartered out to Nordana - will be launched by the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany on December 11, 2015.
Views: 1197
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Satellite takes to sky on AN-124

November 18 - November 18 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown the Türksat 4B communications satellite from Japan to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board an AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 864
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Antwerp welcomes Fednav first

November 18 - November 18 - Fednav's next-generation vessel Federal Bering has made its maiden call at the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 551
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Newport ups capacity

November 17 - November 17 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested GBP1.6 million (USD2.4 million) in a new mobile harbour crane at the UK's Port of Newport.
Views: 1187
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POGL goes transpacific

November 17 - November 17 - Shanghai headquartered Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is continuing to deliver oversize cargo to Formosa Plastic Corporation's new manufacturing facility in Point Comfort, Texas.
Views: 693
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CAL heads to Halifax

November 17 - November 17 - Effective December 2015, CAL Cargo Airlines will offer a peak season service out of Halifax to Belgium, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Views: 682
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States club together in terminal build

November 17 - November 17 - Georgia and South Carolina's port authorities have signed a joint venture agreement that provides the necessary framework for the two US states to work cooperatively towards the development of the Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT).
Views: 750
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Cargo slides in Hamburg

November 16 - November 16 - The Port of Hamburg handed 1.5 million tonnes of non-containerised cargo in the first nine months of 2015 - down 8.5 percent year-on-year.
Views: 782
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Boskalis outlook unchanged

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has posted "good" third quarter results, with quarterly revenue slightly exceeding the average quarterly revenue in the first of the year.
Views: 849
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Best generates big shipment

November 16 - November 16 - Best Logistics has delivered four parts of a new regenerator for the PCK refinery in Schwedt, Germany.
Views: 563
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ABC and JAS get things racing

November 13 - November 13 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has collaborated with JAS Worldwide Motorsport Logistics (JAS) to deliver race vehicles to China to compete in the 62nd Macau Grand Prix, taking place from November 19 - 22.
Views: 685
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High five for Wiesbauer

November 13 - November 13 - Wiesbauer has added a fifth Terex AC 700 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 835
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AGL motors ahead

November 13 - November 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has successfully shipped ten motor graders from Germany to Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 844
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Steil bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - Using a Terex Superlift 3800 crane, Steil Kranarbeiten has successfully installed the Schöneck bridge, which measured 15 m long and weighed 66 tonnes, in Kirkel, Germany.
Views: 792
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Manitowoc crawler heads East

November 13 - November 13 - South Korea's Chunjo Construction utilised its 2,300-tonne capacity Manitowoc 31000 crawler crane to construct a petrochemical refinery in Vietnam - the first time Chunjo has used the crane outside its domestic market.
Views: 899
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Mammoet granted Sasol contract

November 13 - November 13 - Mammoet has been awarded a contract by Sasol for its new ethane cracker and derivatives complex.
Views: 855
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Europrim relocates gas plant

November 13 - November 13 - Europrim Shipping has completed the shipment of a natural gas processing plant from Malaysia to Tatarstan.
Views: 804
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WWL ALS gets reeling

November 12 - November 12 - WWL ALS has coordinated the transportation of a 300-tonne cable reel from the UK to the USA.
Views: 954
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Cargolux continues CWA negotiations

November 12 - November 12 - After ongoing discussion and a preliminary agreement being made in July this year, the management of Cargolux Airlines and representatives from the Luxembourg based OGBL and LCGB met this week to continue negotiations for a collective work a
Views: 270
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Bos-Shelf in Kamag buy

November 12 - November 12 - Baku, Azerbaijan based Bos-Shelf has invested in 24 axle lines of Kamag K24 self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 972
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Universal Transport takes over Ivanica

November 11 - November 11 - As of 2016, Ivanica Spedition will become part of Universal Transport, operating from one of its premises in Straubing, Germany.
Views: 685
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Zoo trip for Wagenborg

November 11 - November 11 - Wagenborg has transported four train wagons from Grossauheim Hanau, Germany to the Wildlands Adventure Zoo in Emmen, the Netherlands.
Views: 743
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Braemar comes together

November 11 - November 11 - Braemar Adjusting and Braemar SA are relocating their UK head offices to share new premises in London.
Views: 617
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Chapman Freeborn in Scandi tie-up

November 11 - November 11 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has launched a strategic partnership with Oslo, Norway based Airbroker AS to enhance both parties' offerings in the international air charter market.
Views: 553
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Brunel flies replacement engine

November 11 - November 11 - Brunel Project Cargo coordinated the transport of a new aircraft engine from the UK to Russia, where an aircraft had been grounded with an unserviceable engine.
Views: 752
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PCN duo joins forces

November 11 - November 11 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member in Germany, Russia and Mongolia, Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), joined forces with fellow PCN member in Poland, Scandinavian Express, to deliver a 25-tonne spare part.
Views: 764
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Timmerhaus adds EuroCompact

November 10 - November 10 - Oberhause, Germany based transport company Timmerhaus has added a Scheuerle-Nicolas EuroCompact 4 + 6 trailer to its fleet.
Views: 536
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CP Ships' Ray Miles dies

November 9 - November 9 - Raymond R Miles, who during his 43-year international transport career helped steer the course of container shipping as it evolved through its second generation, died on Friday November 6, 2015 after a brief illness. He was 71.
Views: 1218
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Second jack-up for ALE

November 9 - November 9 - ALE's Mega Jack 800 has been used for the second time in Norway to jack-up a living quarter (LQ) module, weighing 2,000 tonnes.
Views: 502
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Flensborg adds Iberian presence

November 9 - November 9 - Vigo-based Bruno Goberna is the new representative of Flensborg and Associates in Spain and Portugal.
Views: 534
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Volga-Dnepr confirms new airline

November 9 - November 9 - Speaking at the XLProjects Network's (XLP) 3rd annual conference in Kuala Lumpur, Alan Baldwin, Volga-Dnepr Group's business development manager, confirmed that the company has established a new airline - Cargo Logic Air (CLA).
Views: 850
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Felbermayr builds base

November 6 - November 6 - Felbermayr has broken ground on a new facility for its subsidiaries Wimmer Maschinentransporte and Hagn-Umwelttechnik at Sulzemoos, Germany.
Views: 778
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Zumbühl goes for EuroCompact

November 6 - November 6 - Switzerland headquartered Zumbühl Transport and Kies has acquired a Scheuerle-Nicolas EuroCompact trailer, designed for the transport of heavy construction equipment.
Views: 407
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Sonora raises the bar

November 5 - November 5 - Sonora recently completed a project for a local customer involving the movement of a large metal component with a length of 13.5 m and diameter of 3.9 m, from Ventspils, Latvia to Nybro, Sweden.
Views: 527
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Safety a major concern at WCTS

November 5 - November 5 - Over 270 delegates attended the two-day World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1312
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Plane sailing for choppers

November 5 - November 5 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported two Mil Mi-8 MTV helicopters from Africa to Europe for a refit.
Views: 526
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Transafe moves Kazakh plant

November 5 - November 5 - Transafe Logistics has completed the delivery of out-of-gauge components for a mineral processing plant in Karazhal, Kazakhstan.
Views: 714
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Joint venture opens offshore base

November 5 - November 5 - Ter Haak Group, Dutch Offshore Group and Rotterdam Offshore Group are collaborating to create a new venture - Dutch Offshore Base.
Views: 805
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Höegh extends SCH deal

November 4 - November 4 - Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) has signed a new contract with ro-ro shipping line Höegh Autoliners to continue servicing its vessel calls at the UK gateway for a three-year period.
Views: 758
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Ács-Gép adds Liebherr trio

November 4 - November 4 - Hungary's Ács-Gép Holding has invested in three Liebherr mobile cranes - one LTM 1200-5.1, an LTM 1300-6.2 and one LTM 1500-8.1.
Views: 700
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ISS files into Odessa

November 4 - November 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has opened a new office in Ukraine.
Views: 754
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AGL in Vladivostok first

November 3 - November 3 - Alexander Global Logistics' (AGL) new office in Vladivostok, Russia has completed its first project, with the delivery of seven pieces of Kato machinery.
Views: 941
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TEL steels ahead

November 3 - November 3 - Topline Express Logistics (TEL) has coordinated the transport of two 6 m long steel plates by air from China to Korea.
Views: 730
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More laid off at TTS

November 3 - November 3 - TTS Business Unit Offshore, a part of TTS Group ASA, has decided to implement further temporary workforce reductions with immediate effect in the subsidiaries in Norway and Poland.
Views: 430
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Reachstackers take river route

November 3 - November 3 - Two new reachstackers for the Southern Terminal of the Port of Strasbourg have been delivered.
Views: 763
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GeoSea wins Galloper project

November 3 - November 3 - DEME subsidiary GeoSea has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the Galloper offshore wind farm, located 27 km off the Suffolk coast in the UK.
Views: 476
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Silvasti adds Russia office

November 3 - November 3- Silvasti, Finland's heavy cargo transport specialist has opened an office in St. Petersburg in order to strengthen its market position in Russia.
Views: 744
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MatthewsDaniel completes Anadarko spar job

November 3 - November 3 - London, UK headquartered MatthewsDaniel has completed marine warranty services on behalf of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the installation of the Heidelberg spar in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1005
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Hansa sails into Johor

November 3 - November 3 - German shipping line Hansa heavy Lift has transported three tugboats, each weighing 504 tonnes, from Rotterdam to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 1008
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Big skid for ALE

November 2 - November 2 - ALE has skidded the 26,500-tonne forward section of the aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, in the UK's Rosyth Dockyard, which the company claims is the heaviest item it has ever skidded.
Views: 637
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GAC delivers boats for refugee rescue

November 2 - November 2 - GAC has coordinated the delivery of two, 12 m, high-speed boats to Greece on behalf of the not-for-profit NGO, the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS).
Views: 907
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Van der Vlist reaches out

November 2 - November 2 - In Australia, Van der Vlist arranged the transport of 22 reach stackers that had been shipped in to Fremantle, Adelaide and Melbourne from Holland and Belgium.
Views: 626

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