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Peters & May's Maiden transport

April 28 - April 28 - The Peters & May Group has transported Whitbread Farr 58 ft (17.7 m) yacht, Maiden, from Port Victoria, Seychelles to Southampton, UK on board RollDock Sky.
Views: 818
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CEE and PCN meet in Amsterdam

April 27 - April 27 - The Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network (PCN) jointly held their membership conferences at the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, the Netherlands, during April 23-24, 2017.
Views: 1026
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CLA adds to executive team

April 27 - April 27 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has appointed David Bowden and John Nicholas as chief financial officer (cfo) and technical director, respectively.
Views: 926
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Unishipping raises bar with Heineken project

April 27 - April 27 - Earlier this year, Unishipping International relocated six brewery tanks from Athenian Brewery SA, a Heineken factory located in Athens, Greece to a Zagorka brewery in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
Views: 663
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Construction at Cuxport

April 27 - April 27 - The deepwater terminal of Cuxport, located in Cuxhaven, Germany is undergoing the construction of a fourth berth.
Views: 1009
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Xellz expands by five

April 26 - April 26 - Xellz has announced the opening of five offices at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 938
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Services increase at Venice

April 26 - April 26 - The Port of Venice has announced two new maritime services departing from the port, in cooperation with Neptune Lines and the Ocean Alliance.
Views: 936
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Technip chosen for Liza

April 26 - April 26 - Technip has been awarded a contract by an affiliate of ExxonMobil Corporation for the engineering, manufacture and delivery of the subsea equipment for the proposed Liza deep water project in Guyana.
Views: 637
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Dietmar Flossdorf gets a lift

April 26 - April 26 - Dietmar Flossdorf has added an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane to its fleet which comprises of approximately 20 cranes and ten heavy-duty tractor units.
Views: 794
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THLG adds two to board

April 26 - April 26 - The Heavy Lift Group has appointed Iris Müllejans of Rolf Riedl GmbH (Germany) and Elisabeth Cosmatos from Cosmatos Group (Greece) to its board.
Views: 1450
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ABA meets in Antwerp

April 25 - April 25 - The Atlas Breakbulk Alliance (ABA) has held its first conference in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 636
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Kawelke adds a Demag

April 25 - April 25 - German crane rental company Kawelke Kran has purchased a Demag AC 130-5 all terrain crane, featuring the IC-1 Plus control system.
Views: 666
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Herfurth takes two

April 25 - April 25 - Herfurth Logistics, part of the Herfurth Group, has acquired the Netherlands-based companies M-Star Freight Services and Falconex.
Views: 863
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G2 Ocean to go live

April 24 - April 24 - The joint venture between Gearbulk and Grieg Star - G2 Ocean - will begin operations on May 1, 2017.
Views: 1313
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GPLN holds its 14th AGM

April 24 - April 24 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has concluded its 14th annual general meeting, with over 180 delegates attending the event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dubai.
Views: 859
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ABP set to deliver for Hinkley Point C

April 21 - April 21 - The five ports within the ABP South Wales group claim they are well placed to deliver logistics solutions for project cargoes destined for the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Project, which is due to be constructed over the next ten years.
Views: 699
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Luttfring joins Talbert

April 21 - April 21 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Bob Luttfring as its southeast regional sales manager.
Views: 835
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Eastland joins Seko Logistics

April 20 - April 20 - John Eastland has been appointed president of Seko Logistics' aerospace and aviation division.
Views: 1118
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Big move for Capewest

April 20 - April 20 - Capewest Logistics has celebrated the first anniversary of its Ivory Coast office with its biggest project cargo operation to date.
Views: 868
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ALE puts on the skids

April 20 - April 20 - ALE has designed and built a new self-propelled skid system, the SS800, with 800 tonne capacity skid shoes.
Views: 909
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Engine handling gains a Gold Star

April 19 - April 19 - Gold Star Consulting has transported the main engines and generators for an ARC-130 icebreaker under construction at Vyborg Shipyard in Russia.
Views: 829
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Airbus giant hits the road

April 19 - April 19 - The first large sections of Airbus' next generation new transport aircraft, the BelugaXL, have arrived at the aircraft Final Assembly facility (L34) in Toulouse, France.
Views: 548
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Siemens set for Dubai global logistics

April 19 - April 19 - Siemens, one of the largest manufacturing and electronic companies in the world, will set up its global logistics headquarters, including its portfolio for airports, cargo infrastructure and ports, in Dubai.
Views: 982
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Grimaldi goes down Mexico way

April 19 - April 19 - The Grimaldi Group has launched a direct service to Mexico, dedicated to the transport of cars, rolling freight and project cargo
Views: 642
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Liburnia loads in three

April 19 - April 19 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has transported 42 modules, weighing up to 28 tonnes each, on board Rickmers Dalian to Hamad Port, Qatar.
Views: 942
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Hansa transports to Indonesia

April 18 - April 18 - Hansa Heavy Lift has transported 24 reels as well as subsea equipment on board HHL Richards Bay for the Jangkrik Complex Project, an offshore gas field off the coast of Indonesia.
Views: 1033
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Dan-Czech transports ring

April 17 - April 17 - Dan-Czech Special Transport has transported a 153-ton (138.8-tonne), 8.3 m wide ring from Ostrava, Vítkovice, to the river port of Melník, in the Czech Republic.
Views: 613
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Ripken winkles into J.Müller

April 17 - April 17 - Jens Ripken has been appointed to the management of port terminals operator, J. Müller Weser in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 788
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Mammoet offers better trailer stability calculator

April 17 - April 17 - Mammoet has revealed Dynamic Stability, a new method for calculating the dynamic stability of hydraulic trailers, which provides clients with a detailed assessment of the safety level of their project before it commences.
Views: 592
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Universal Transport contains the gas

April 17 - April 17 - Universal Transport has transported a gas container for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling station, from Decin, the Czech Republic to Mosjøen in Norway.
Views: 942
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Indiana opens season with a Briese

April 14 - April 14 - The first ocean vessel of the year arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor - the 413 ft (125.8 m) heavy lift vessel BBC Mont Blanc marking the official opening of the international shipping season.
Views: 981
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Rotterdam ramps up cargo volumes

April 14 - April 14 - Cargo throughput at the Port of Rotterdam increased by 2 percent in the first quarter of 2017, in comparison to the same period last year, reaching 119.3 million tonnes.
Views: 493
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Delta Maritime delivers in Greece

April 13 - April 13 - Delta Maritime has delivered oversized cargo in north Greece for the Ptolemais V Lignite station.
Views: 515
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Stena lines up Latvia

April 13 - April 13 - In response to high demand Stena Lines has added Stena Nautica to increase the number of departures to five times a week on its service between Travemünder Skandinavienkai, Germany and Liepaja, Latvia.
Views: 391
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Survey says box lines “poor to average”

April 13 - April 13 - The service provided by container shipping lines is rated as poor to average and has deteriorated in the past year, according to a survey of exporters, importers and freight forwarders conducted jointly by Drewry and the European Shippers' Coun
Views: 614
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Ravestein develops new movable ro-ro berth

April 13 - April 13 - The Netherlands-headquartered shipyard and construction company Ravestein built a linkspan at its yard in Deest, the Netherlands, which will be used at the Albert II dock in Zeebrugge, Belgium.
Views: 514
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RSS names directors

April 13 - April 13 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has named Alan Varney and Angela Holmes as operations and finance directors respectively.
Views: 598
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Sarens skids the steel bridge

April 12 - April 12 - Sarens has transported and installed a 530-tonne, 74 m long steel bridge into its final position in Germany.
Views: 1007
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GPA marches to a new record

April 12 - April 12 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported a 9.8 percent increase in total tonnage across all of its terminals in March, 2017, moving 2.89 million tons (2.62 million tonnes), marking the busiest March in the authority's history.
Views: 686
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ALE leads JV for Yamal project

April 12 - April 12 - ALE is leading a joint venture company with Iemants, a steel construction company, and ICO, a terminal operator for ro-ro cargo, to manage the Yamal LNG project's modular intermediate storage yard (MISY) in Belgium.
Views: 684
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ABC adds Taipei

April 11 - April 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched its 12th destination in the Asia Pacific region with a twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter service to Taipei, Taiwan.
Views: 1102
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From Stansted to Seoul

April 11 - April 11 - Antonov Airlines has transported three compressors, on behalf of its customer Kuehne + Nagel in Norway, on one of its seven AN-124-100s, from its UK base at London Stansted Airport to Incheon International Airport, Seoul, South Korea.
Views: 975
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SOL is sailing with seven

April 11 - April 11 - Swedish Orient Line (SOL) has increased the capacity and sailing frequency of its Gothenburg, Sweden - Zeebrugge, Belgium service due to the high growth and demand of cargo on this route.
Views: 712
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Wagenborg welcomes Easy Max

April 10 - April 10 - Royal Wagenborg will officially present its newest vessel type, Easy Max, the Breakbulk Europe 2017 exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 406
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MPs and TPs set SAL for Walney

April 10 - April 10 - SAL Heavy Lift is transporting 87 monopiles (MP) from Rostock, Germany to Belfast, Northern Ireland for the Walney Offshore Windfarm, located off the north west coast of England.
Views: 781
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Dube sees biggest airfreight cargo

April 10 - April 10 - Dube Cargo Terminal at South Africa's King Shaka International Airport has witnessed the second landing of an Antonov AN-124 bringing in 80 tonnes of highly specialised spools, which form part of the main furnace at a local oil refinery.
Views: 1106
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Excellence awarded at ESTA

April 7 - April 7 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2017 had another successful year honouring and recognising members at the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 882
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Van Beest unveils super screw shackle

April 6 - April 6 - The Netherlands-headquartered lifting accessory manufacturer Van Beest has launched its range of Green Pin super screw pin shackles.
Views: 372
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Gdansk outlines expansion plans

April 6 - April 6 - Poland's Port of Gdansk Authority has outlined a plan to expand the country's largest seaport.
Views: 503
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Altius gets tunnel visions

April 6 - April 6 - Altius has completed the delivery of tunnel walkways from Spain to Bolivia for two airport expansion projects.
Views: 960
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ALE repositions Talara cargoes

April 6 - April 6 - ALE was called upon to repositiion two pieces of refinery equipment inside the hold of BigLift Shipping's Happy Buccaneer heavy lift vessel at the Port of Avilés, Spain to allow other heavy cargoes to be accommodated
Views: 1054
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Steimler selected at NYK

April 6 - April 6 - NYK Group has appointed Svein Steimler as president and chief executive officer (ceo) of NYK Group Europe, succeeding Takuji Nakai.
Views: 933
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FLS moves in Myanmar

April 6 - April 6 - FLS Projects has completed the discharging operations for ten heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) modules, shipped from South Korea and Vietnam to a 250 MW combined cycle project in Myingyan, Myanmar.
Views: 991
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Spliethoff off to Veracruz

April 6 - April 6 - Following the end of Nordana/Weco's 60 year-old service from the Mediterranean to the Americas, shipping line Spliethoff has revealed that it is extending its Medliner service to include a direct call at Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 1215
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Silk Way West adds fifth B747-8F

April 6 - April 6 - Boeing has delivered a fifth B747-8 Freighter to Silk Way West Airlines, completing the airline's fleet modernisation programme.
Views: 781
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Zeaborn completes Rickmers-Linie takeover

April 6 - April 6 - Rickmers-Line GmbH, a company within the Bremen-based Zeaborn Group, has completed the takeover of the business operations of Rickmers-Linie and MCC Marine as well as NPC Projects, which was originally announced on February 9 and received cleara
Views: 1247
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Roehl rises at TGP

April 5 - April 5 - Joerg Roehl has joined the Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) as chief executive officer (ceo) for Natco Switzerland, with the overall responsibility for Europe effective from April 1, 2017.
Views: 851
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Mammoet expands in Peace

April 5 - April 5 - Mammoet Canada has opened a branch operation in Grande Prairie, in the Peace River Country.
Views: 1026
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Finnlines adds to the Breeze

April 5 - April 5 - Starting from September 2017, Finnlines will lengthen four of its Breeze series vessels, increasing vessel capacity by around 1,000 lane metres.
Views: 864
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TII India remains on course

April 5 - April 5 - TII India, a subsidiary of the TII Group, has delivered the first three TIIGER Extender semi-trailers to Darshan Roadlines Pvt Ltd (DRPL), in the Indian city of Bawal.
Views: 867
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Double Boeings for ABC

April 4 - April 4 -BOC Aviation Limited, an aircraft lessor, has purchased two Boeing 747-8 freighters, committing both on long-term leases to AirBridgeCargo (ABC) Airlines.
Views: 851
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AN-132D completes maiden flight

April 4 - April 4 - Antonov's AN-132D multipurpose turboprop aircraft has completed its maiden flight from the company's airfield in Kiev, Ukraine.
Views: 840
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European hauliers form alliance

April 4 - April 4 - Five established haulage companies from across Europe have joined together to offer a bespoke transport and logistics service specifically tailored to the aerospace, astrospace and research laboratory industries.
Views: 514
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Meritor launches heavy haulage axle

April 3 - April 3 - In the USA, Troy, Michigan-based axle giant, Meritor has launched its new P600 Series Tridem heavy haulage planetary axle.
Views: 820
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LNG tanks ready at Jaxport

April 3 - April 3 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has seen the arrival and installation of two 260-tonne cryogenic liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks onto their foundations at Crowley Maritime Corporation's new shoreside fuelling facility on Tall
Views: 819
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Armitt handles ship unloaders

April 3 - April 3 - In the UK, the Armitt Group has successfully managed the removal of two 1,050-tonne ship unloaders from the former Tilbury power station located on the River Thames, east of London.
Views: 1026
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Breakbulk Europe off to Bremen

April 3 - April 3 - With just less than a month to go before the start of the Breakbulk Europe event in Antwerp, Bremenports has announced that the city of Bremen will be hosting the event in 2018.
Views: 564
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Antwerp adds reps

April 3 - April 3 - Malini Dutt, Robert Feng and Martin Hubenak have been appointed to represent the Port of Antwerp in India, China and Eastern Europe respectively.
Views: 978

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