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Antonov denies liquidation rumours

January 29 - January 29 - Antonov has denied reports in the international media suggesting that Antonov State Company has gone into liquidation.
Views: 613
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Buss to close Hamburg terminal

January 29 - January 29 - Buss Port Logistics is to cease operation of its Buss Hansa Terminal (BHT) in Hamburg at the end of 2016.
Views: 912
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CMA CGM inks Iranian deal

January 29 - January 29 - According to reports in the international media, France's CMA CGM has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL).
Views: 887
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PCN members power ahead

January 29 - January 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Netherlands, Ryano Logistics, has coordinated a shipment of power plant equipment to Zambia; while PCN member in Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, has discharged various project cargoes from t
Views: 1614
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New director for Rotterdam

January 28 - January 28 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has appointed Yvonne van der Laan as director of process industry and bulk goods.
Views: 899
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Venice loads for Iran

January 28 - January 28 - A giant boiler, manufactured by Simic in Italy, has been loaded on board a ro-ro vessel at the Port of Venice for shipment to Iran.
Views: 775
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AGL expands in Russia

January 27 - January 27 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has opened a new sales and marketing office in Moscow, as well as a new sales and operations office in Vladivostok, Russia.
Views: 920
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NaviSite selected for ESDAL

January 27 - January 27 - Engineering solutions provider Costain has selected NaviSite hybrid cloud hosting services to support the roll-out of its complex Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads (ESDAL) application for Highways England in the UK.
Views: 842
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Cold call for Kässbohrer

January 26 - January 26 - Reiser Schwertransport has used a Kässbohrer K.SLH 8 trailer to move a 60-tonne transformer frame from Nordhausen to Duisburg port in Germany.
Views: 607
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Haropa to build on solid 2015

January 26 - January 26 - Haropa, the French group of ports including Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, reported a 2.4 percent year-on-year increase in overall tonnage during 2015 at 91.4 million tonnes.
Views: 501
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Iowa asks for axle limit raise

January 26 - January 26 - The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is asking state legislature to increase permitted tandem axle weight to 46,000 lbs (20.8 tonnes), up from 40,000 lbs (18.1 tonnes), informs the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA).
Views: 747
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Posh inks Prelude tow deal

January 25 - January 25 - Posh Terasea secured the contract to tow and position the Shell Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform from South Korea to Australia.
Views: 509
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European shuffle for DB Schenker

January 25 - January 25 - DB Schenker has reorganised its European business and merged its four management regions into one.
Views: 905
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RiverOak targets Manston reopening

January 22 - January 22 - The UK's National Infrastructure Planning inspectorate has received an application from RiverOak Investment Corporation to reopen Manston Airport in Kent.
Views: 899
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NileDutch links USA to Africa

January 22 - January 22 - NileDutch is introducing a new service linking the east coast of the USA with West Africa and Europe.
Views: 762
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Mullard joins Straightpoint

January 21 - January 21 - UK based load cell manufacturer Straightpoint has appointed Dave Mullard as its business development manager.
Views: 886
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Goldhofer delivers to Chappell's

January 21 - January 21 - UK transport company Chappell's of Stubbington has acquired its first Goldhofer vehicle: a five-axle MPA semi-trailer with a permissible axle load of 12 tonnes at 80 km/h or 15.6 tonnes at 20 km/h.
Views: 462
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ARRC goes to South Carolina

January 21 - January 21 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) has added a new regular call at the Port of Charleston's Columbus Street Terminal.
Views: 674
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Iranian JV launched

January 21 - January 21 - Following the easing of trade sanctions imposed on Iran, UK based Seafast Logistics and Iranian logistics provider Seven Seas Tehran have partnered up to create the joint venture, Iran Shipping & Logistics Limited (ISLL).
Views: 907
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Hevold transforms Norway

January 20 - January 20 - Hevold Shipping has coordinated the shipment of a 101-tonne transformer to a Norwegian fjord for final delivery to a remote power station.
Views: 1186
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Blue Water in Houston pipe flight

January 20 - January 20 - Blue Water Shipping has transported a 26 m long flexible pipe by air from Denmark to the USA for OneSubsea.
Views: 723
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Wagenborg moves eight more

January 20 - January 20 - Wagenborg has transported eight platform sections from Salzbergen to Bremen, Germany destined for the Nord See One offshore wind farm, located approximately 40 km north of Juist island.
Views: 690
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GALA tackles pipe project

January 19 - January 19 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) - part of the EMS-Fehn-Group - has completed the delivery of 8,000 tonnes of coated pipes from Albania to Kosovo.
Views: 651
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Volga-Dnepr seeks life on Mars

January 19 - January 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated three AN-124-100 cargo flights for Bollore Logistics, carrying equipment and materials for the ExoMars space exploration programme that aims to discover any traces of life on Mars.
Views: 694
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Index suggests growth, but volatility

January 19 - January 19 - According to the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, supply chain executives expect an uptick in emerging markets growth in 2016, despite concerns about China and the fluctuating oil price.
Views: 1431
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Coordinadora in Sadara move

January 19 - January 19 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has coordinated the shipment of five heavy units from South Korea to Saudi Arabia for the Sadara project.
Views: 1087
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Liebherr bundles maritime work in Rostock

January 19 - January 19 - Liebherr has centralised the design, sales and customer service for its mobile harbour cranes, reachstackers, ship cranes and offshore cranes at its maritime production site in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 633
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Kuntz back at SAL

January 18 - January 18 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Jürgen Kuntz as the new head of its Asia desk in Hamburg.
Views: 1210
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PCN duo team up

January 18 - January 18 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, Fortune International Transport, and fellow PCN member in Oman, Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS), have worked together to ship a large asphalt mixing plant from Italy to Oman.
Views: 1040
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Antwerp celebrates record year

January 18 - January 18 - The port of Antwerp handled 208,423,920 tonnes of freight in 2015 - the first time in the gateway's history that it has seen volumes of over 200 million tonnes per year.
Views: 460
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Algeria calls for Van der Vlist

January 18 - January 18 - Van der Vlist has shipped 2,400 tonnes of construction equipment from Belgium to Algeria.
Views: 600
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Ro-ro up at Rotterdam

January 15 - January 15 - Ro-ro traffic at the Port of Rotterdam increased 10.1 percent year-on-year in 2015 to 20 million tonnes.
Views: 764
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Sarens raises roof with Terex

January 14 - January 14 - Sarens has used a Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to install a steel roof frame on the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium, which is under construction in Décines-Charpieu, France.
Views: 869
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NYK puts trust in Rotterdam

January 14 - January 14 - NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBPC) has decided to use the Port of Rotterdam as its 'port of call' for loading and unloading breakbulk cargo on its Europe-Far East service.
Views: 990
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Hanssy appoints Vinia

January 14 - January 14 - Vinia has been appointed by Hanssy Shipping as its exclusive commercial agent for Spain and Portugal.
Views: 917
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Modulift goes Forth

January 13 - January 13 - A Modulift spreader beam was utilised by Rope and Sling Specialists, on behalf of client Amey, to lift a truck-mounted access platform during maintenance on the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.
Views: 539
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AGL propels forward

January 12 - January 12 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of vessel propellers from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Wismar, Germany.
Views: 972
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Ter Bruggen soars into Cargolux

January 11 - January 11 - Cargolux has appointed Gerard Ter Bruggen as its new regional director for west and north Europe, covering Benelux, the UK, Scandinavia and the Baltic states.
Views: 737
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Collett bridges Hoobrook gap

January 11 - January 11 - Collett Transport has delivered six steel bridge sections to Kidderminster for the Hoobrook Link Road project in the UK.
Views: 731
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London calling for BBC

January 11 - January 11 - BBC Chartering has opened a new office in London, UK.
Views: 868
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ABL in Dissaco takeover

January 11 - January 11 - ABL has acquired the Antwerp based freight forwarding company Dissaco.
Views: 1140
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Martin Bencher on the move

January 11 - January 11 - Danish shipping and forwarding group Martin Bencher has relocated its head office into the newly constructed Havnecenter (port centre) in Aarhus, Denmark.
Views: 585
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One keel down for UECC

January 8 - January 8 - The keel laying ceremony has taken place for the first of two United European Car Carriers (UECC) pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 470
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Danbor extends wind portfolio

January 8 - January 8 - NorSea Group subsidiary Danbor has established a Wind Centre of Excellence, which will be headed up by newly-appointed managing director Morten Basse.
Views: 1044
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Jones steams into Röhlig

January 8 - January 8 - Röhlig Logistics has appointed Richard Jones as senior logistics advisor, to assist the German company in the development of its global multimodal services and project logistics activities.
Views: 993
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Drewry: Container lines brace for losses in 2016

January 8 - January 8 - The container shipping industry should brace for losses in 2016, according to the latest Container Forecaster report released by global shipping consultancy Drewry, which will have a negative knock-on effect on the heavy lift and multipurpose
Views: 1412
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AGL takes on two

January 7 - January 7 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has shipped 16 fire engines from Italy to Mongolia; and delivered 2,000 freight tonnes of graders from Germany to Bangladesh.
Views: 890
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LV lugs long load

January 7 - January 7 - LV Shipping has coordinated the transport of one of the world's longest wind turbine blades from the USA to the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult's test facility in Blyth, UK.
Views: 675
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Hansa breaks the ice

January 7 - January 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) recently completed two safe voyages along the western boundary of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a 365-tonne heat exchanger from Fairless Hills, USA, and power generation equipment from Italy to Sabetta, Russia.
Views: 977
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Thorco opens in Spain

January 7 - January 7 - Thorco Shipping has opened a new office near the centre of Madrid in Spain.
Views: 596
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'Volatile' outlook for shipping

January 6 - January 6 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens expects the shipping industry to remain volatile and indispensable in 2016.
Views: 602
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Wagenborg begins dredger drag

January 6 - January 6 - Wagenborg has been contracted to transport the Damen cutter suction dredger, Mangystau, from Nijkerk in the Netherlands to Bautino, Kazakhstan.
Views: 767
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POGL rolls into Texas

January 5 - January 5 - Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is continuing to deliver oversize cargo to Formosa Plastic Corporation's new manufacturing facility in Point Comfort, Texas.
Views: 785
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Khimji Ramdas goes sour

January 5 - January 5 - Khimji Ramdas Projects & Logistics Group has completed the delivery of cargo for the Rabab Harweel sour oil and gas project site in Oman.
Views: 882
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Rhenus moves tank trio

January 5 - January 5 - Rhenus Logistics has coordinated the transport of three oversize tanks from the Port of Saint-Nazaire to the Port of Corbeil-Essonnes in France.
Views: 960
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AGL racks it up

January 4 - January 4 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a large number of oversize cargoes to Malaysia's Port Klang, using flatrack containers.
Views: 859
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GAC shuffles management

January 4 - January 4 - GAC has begun 2016 with the appointment of four new managers to the group.
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WWPC duo join forces

January 4 - January 4 - French company, B & B International, is working with Chile's Tecniproject to deliver equipment for a cableway project in Oruro, Bolivia.
Views: 565
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Felbermayr climbs Carpathians

January 4 - January 4 - Felbermayr has transported five wind turbines from the Black Sea port of Constanta to the Carpathian Mountains in northwestern Romania.
Views: 870

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