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GPA and VPA file agreement

February 27 - February 27 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) have filed the East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).
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Nunner on rail

February 27 - February 27 - Netherlands-based Nunner Logistics has signed an agreement with rail operator Interrail and will offer rail freight solutions to and from Europe, countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia.
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Scheuerle-Kamag upgrades trailer

February 27 - February 27 - The TII Group has introduced an upgraded version of its Scheuerle-Kamag 25 modular platform trailer.
Views: 553
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Sönke Jordt adds crane

February 27 - February 27 - Sönke Jordt has added a 5-axle, 250-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1250-5.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 878
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Bahri adds Mumbai office

February 27 - February 27 - Shipping company Bahri has opened a branch office in Mumbai to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Indian maritime industry and lay the foundations to offer diverse shipping services to domestic customers.
Views: 1279
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Finnlines to call Bronka

February 27 - February 27 - From March 2017, Finnlines' TransRussia Express service will call at Bronka, St Petersburg to expand its presence in Russia and enhance the country's maritime links with the global marketplace.
Views: 693
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Georgia grows by double-digits

February 24 - February 24 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) achieved double-digit growth across all business sectors in January as well as a 26 percent increase in total tonnage.
Views: 707
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Decommissioned Steamer put to cultural use

February 24 - February 24 - The Munich-based freight forwarder Robert Kukla has transported a decommissioned excursion steamer, to its new location on an unused railway bridge.
Views: 534
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Barnett in at Emirates SkyCargo

February 23 - February 23 - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has named Ross Barnett as cargo manager in the UK.
Views: 644
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Liebherr sends three to Puerto Rico

February 23 - February 23 - Three Liebherr cranes that are currently dominating the skyline at Rushbrook, Ireland, are ship-to-shore container handling cranes which are being loaded onto OHT's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Albatross.
Views: 1099
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Statoil's giant blades unveiled

February 23 - February 23 - Statoil has unveiled its 75 m long turbine blades for its floating offshore wind farm, the Hywind Scotland Pilotpark, at its facilities in Stord, Norway.
Views: 482
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Antonov and Air Charter Service team up

February 22 - February 22 - Air Charter Service (ACS) chartered an Antonov AN-124 to deliver a new engine to a Swiss International Airlines Boeing 777-300 aircraft that was grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing.
Views: 910
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A. Henriksen buys another Liebherr

February 22 - February 22 - A. Henriksen Shipping has signed a contract for a multipurpose Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour crane, which has a total lifting capacity of 144 tonnes.
Views: 1069
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Combi Lift transports for Nordsee One

February 22 - February 22 - Combi Lift is handling the transport of components for Nordsee One - an offshore wind farm spanning a total area of 41.3 sq km, located in the North Sea.
Views: 750
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GeoSea wins Siemens' contract

February 21 - February 21 - DEME Group's offshore marine engineering subsidiary, GeoSea, has been contracted to design, manufacture and install 71 turbine foundations for EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm in Germany, which will be of interest to logistics and shipping c
Views: 673
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XLP members on the move

February 21 - February 21 - XLProjects (XLP) members have been busy transporting heavy loads in Egypt, Pakistan and Thailand.
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Antonov moves giant helicopter

February 21 - February 21 - Antonov Airlines has carried out its first charter operation from its new UK headquarters at London Stansted Airport, transporting a British-manufactured helicopter.
Views: 652
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BDP grows in Peru

February 20 - February 20 - BDP International has opened an office in Lima, Peru, supporting the logistics and transportation company's efforts to grow its Latin American presence.
Views: 1317
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Ro-ro delivered for DFDS

February 20 - February 20 - DFDS has taken delivery of Gardenia Seaways, the first of two new ro-ro vessels from Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG).
Views: 859
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Volga-Dnepr flies for deugro

February 20 - February 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated a series of AN-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD charter flights to transport equipment for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant on the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia.
Views: 860
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Forwarders criticise protectionism

February 16 - February 16 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), the umbrella organisation for global freight forwarder associations, has commented on the value of free trade, trade facilitation, and trade development in the wake of
Views: 1135
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Holleman moves engine shafts

February 16 - February 16 - Holleman Bulgaria has transported three engine shafts from Romania to Germany.
Views: 1256
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Bolloré handles massive loads

February 15 - February 15 - Bolloré Logistics Chile has handled the transportation of a 155-ton (140.6-tonne) transformer from São Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago in Chile using the Antonov AN-225 aircraft.
Views: 1025
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Mixed picture for ports

February 15 - February 15 - Whilst 2016 saw the Port of Hamburg achieve a turnaround in seaborne cargo throughput, reaching a total 138.2 million tonnes in the general and bulk cargo segments, throughput of non-containerised general cargoes hit 1.5 million tonnes, 11.0
Views: 501
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DSV invests in Immingham

February 15 - February 15 - DSV is expanding its presence in Immingham, UK, adding a 100,000 sq ft (9,290 sq m) logistics facility to its existing facility, which will be fully operational at the end of May.
Views: 870
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Sarens handles huge bridge pylon

February 15 - February 15 - Sarens has transported and installed a 1,700-tonne pylon from Belgium to Sunderland, UK, for the New Wear Crossing bridge, which is scheduled to open in 2018.
Views: 950
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Liebherr fixes that dam wall

February 14 - February 14 - A Liebherr LTM 1090-4.1 mobile crane has been used to install a sluice gate in the Aggertal dam wall, 50 km to the east of Cologne, Germany.
Views: 602
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Consultant highlights bright spots for heavy lift

February 14 - February 14 - Douglas-Westwood (DW), a leading provider of market research and consulting services to the energy industry worldwide, has picked out offshore wind energy and decommissioning as two bright spots for the super-heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 1151
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DSV's fourth quarter high

February 13 - February 13 - DSV has reported a net revenue increase of 39.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, amounting to DKK17.6 billion (USD2.5 billion), which DSV claims is largely due to the acquisition of UTi Worldwide.
Views: 1063
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Rotterdam had a healthy and stable year

February 13 - February 13 - Throughput of freight in Rotterdam fell in 2016 by 1.1 percent to 461.2 million tonnes while the turnover of the Port of Rotterdam Authority remained stable at EUR675.4 million (USD718 million).
Views: 742
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UECC names Auto Energy

February 13 - February 13 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has held a naming ceremony for its second dual-fuel LNG Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) with 1A Super Finnish/Swedish ice class.
Views: 668
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PCN round-up

February 13 - February 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy moving oversized cargo around the globe.
Views: 1664
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Trafford Park Docks reopens

February 13 - February 13 - The arrival of RMS Duisburg marked the official reopening of Trafford Park Docks in Manchester, UK after being closed for over ten years.
Views: 685
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DNV GL adds standard for DP assessments

February 10 - February 10 - DNV GL has unveiled its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of DP (dynamic positioning) vessels.
Views: 574
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Hamburg disappointed at dredging delay

February 10 - February 10 - Angela Titzrath, chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has reacted with disappointment to yesterday's decision by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, Germany that plans to dredge the River Elbe in Hamburg must be imp
Views: 934
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Saadé replaces Saadé at CMA CGM

February 9 - February 9 - Jacques Saadé has installed his son Rodolphe Saadé as chief executive officer (ceo) of the CMA CGM Group.
Views: 706
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Blue Water sails with the wind

February 9 - February 9 - Blue Water Shipping has transported three wind turbine blades, each measuring 88.4 m in length and weighing 34 tons (30.8 tonnes).
Views: 816
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Jaromin adds another Terex

February 9 - February 9 - Auto-Krandienst Jaromin, a crane rental company based in Oberhausen, Germany, has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of a Terex Explorer 5500 all terrain crane.
Views: 891
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Lambertsson Kran's innovative pairing

February 9 - February 9 - Lambertsson Kran is taking delivery of a Grove GMK4100L-1 and Samson K-100 synthetic rope, which the Swedish company will use together.
Views: 716
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Maersk's finances fall

February 9 - February 9 - A.P. Møller-Mærsk's annual report for 2016 reveals a net loss of USD1.9 billion compared to a USD925 million profit in 2015.
Views: 842
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McTyre presses on

February 9 - February 9 - McTyre Trucking Company has delivered a press, with a gross vehicle weight of 357 tonnes, from the Port of Savannah to a stamping facility in Georgia, USA.
Views: 892
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Blue Water moves on land and sea

February 8 - February 8 - Blue Water Shipping has completed the transport of 13 bridge sections for the Landgangen project in Esbjerg, Denmark.
Views: 754
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MSG's lucky number seven

February 7 - February 7 - MSG Krandienst, a heavy transport and project logistics provider, has expanded its fleet with seven Grove all-terrain cranes.
Views: 785
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Xellz pioneers new approach

February 7 - February 7 - Speaking with HLPFI Peter Bouwhuis provided some details about Xellz - a new company that offers freight and logistics management solutions to the shipper side of the project logistics industry.
Views: 877
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Liebherr's Italian job

February 7 - February 7 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes delivered nine mobile harbour cranes, four reachstackers, three rail mounted gantry cranes and one ship-to-shore container crane to various Italian ports in 2016, reaching a record level.
Views: 773
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Not a rainy night in Georgia

February 6 - February 6 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has released December 2016 figures, which reveal growth in ro-ro cargo, with a 12.3 percent increase (7,000 units) in passenger vehicles and heavy equipment handled at Colonel's Island terminal in Brunswick a
Views: 618
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OHT scoops Statoil job

February 3 - February 3 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been contracted by Statoil to transport the Askepott Cat J jack-up rig for the Oseberg oilfield in Norway.
Views: 696
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Worldwide slide for clean energy investment

February 3 - February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.
Views: 1300
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Intermarine bursts into Song

February 3 - February 3 - Arkon Shipping & Projects' latest newbuilding, Industrial Song, has been delivered by the shipyard and entered into long-term employment with heavy lift shipping line Intermarine.
Views: 1211
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ALE moves crane quartet

February 2 - February 2 - ALE has handled the relocation of container and port cranes at the TCV terminal in Valencia and the Port of Cartagena, Spain.
Views: 900
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BBA battles weather

February 2 - February 2 - BBA Transport System, a project cargo logistics provider from Warsaw, Poland, has completed the delivery of two industrial steel filters and their accessories to the Havik terminal in Norway.
Views: 865
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An ACE deal for OIA

February 2 - February 2 - OIA Global has acquired American Cargo Express (ACE), which it believes will help expand its North American logistics and supply chain services.
Views: 1185
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Rigmarine anticipates Kazakh growth

February 2 - February 2 - Rigmarine has said that it sees potential in the mining and power industries in Kazakhstan, and is looking to meet the increasing demand from this sector via its Aktau, Kazakhstan facility.
Views: 1437
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XLP trio on the move

February 2 - February 2 - Three members of the XLProjects (XLP) network have completed project cargo deliveries to destinations across the world, including Slovakia, Colombia, Vietnam and the USA.
Views: 1313
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Finnlines furthers its service

February 2 - February 2 - Finnlines, a Grimaldi Group company, has extended its weekly service that links the Port of Bilbao, Spain with Zeebrugge, Belgium to the UK and Sweden.
Views: 759
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Andover unveils tri-axle trailer

February 1 - February 1 - Andover Trailers has introduced its latest generation of tri-axle step frame trailers, named the step frame machinery carrier (SFMC), designed to carry a wide range of machines whilst maintaining a flat deck.
Views: 390
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Euroports ups crane capacity

February 1 - February 1 - Two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes have started operations at Euroports' Leftbank Terminal in the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 1049
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Dettmer buys in Bremen

February 1 - February 1 - LS Cargo International has confirmed reports in the German media that the Dettmer Group has acquired a 50 percent stake in the company.
Views: 634
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Iliffe leaves Hansa Heavy Lift

February 1 - February 1 - With immediate effect, Roger Iliffe is leaving Hansa Heavy Lift and will be replaced by Steve Dawson and Alex Karakassis as managing directors.
Views: 1174

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