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LHG on track for locomotive project

July 31 - July 31 - Lübecker Hafen-Gesellschaft (LHG) has handled five Siemens' locomotives bound for Finland, at its Seelandkai terminal in Lübeck, Germany.
Views: 898
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Mammoet moves for Hywind

July 31 - July 31 - Mammoet has assembled the first five test turbines for Statoil's Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, at the NorSea Group's Stordbase yard in Norway.
Views: 1024
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CES claims heavy-duty reachstacker first

July 31 - July 31 - During an event at its factory near Verona, Italy, Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES) presented its new heavy-duty reachstacker, the VRS-K, which boasts a lifting capacity of 150 tonnes.
Views: 1356
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Particle hunter reaches final destination

July 28 - July 28 - ICARUS, the world's largest liquid argon particle hunter, has arrived at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois.
Views: 1995
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Jagulak lifts with Demag

July 27 - July 27 - France-based crane operator Jagulak Levage has taken delivery of a Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane.
Views: 667
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Subsea 7 sees market improvement

July 27 - July 27 - Subsea 7's renewables and heavy lifting business unit saw increased offshore activity in the second quarter of 2017, following its acquisition of Seaway Heavy Lifting.
Views: 1087
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SRT ties-down Nola shipment

July 27 - July 27 - SRT Transportation Solutions has handled the shipment of a 306-ton (277.6-tonne) reactor vessel from the Port of New Orleans (Port Nola) to a facility within Louisiana.
Views: 774
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Ironshore insures BRI's project cargo

July 27 - July 27 - Pembroke Managing Agency, part of the international insurance company Ironshore, has launched a project cargo consortium on Lloyd's China related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Views: 1183
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EMS establishes Croatian presence

July 26 - July 26 - EMS-Fehn-Group has expanded its presence in the Balkans with the formation of EMS Shipping & Logistics (EMS SLA) in Croatia.
Views: 979
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Harren & Partner strikes SAL deal

July 26 - July 26 - Ten years after it first took a stake in the shipping company, and six years after it took complete control, Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisa ("K" Line) has sold SAL Heavy Lift to the Bremen, Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner.
Views: 1859
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Samskip eyes up Nor Lines

July 25 - July 25 - Samskip will acquire the activities of Nor Lines, part of the DSD Group, subject to the approval of Norway's competition authorities.
Views: 1467
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Compass is Paramount for Magni delivery

July 25 - July 25 - Compass Forwarding has been selected by New Jersey, USA-based Paramount Equipment to manage the international shipments of Italian-made Magni Telescopic handlers.
Views: 514
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First Sapphire shipment arrives at Newcastle

July 25 - July 25 - The Port of Newcastle has welcomed the first shipment of wind turbine components bound for the Sapphire Wind Farm, which it claims will be the largest wind turbines to be imported into Australia.
Views: 1000
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Laser leaves Compass beaming

July 24 - July 24 - Compass Forwarding has completed the movement of what it claims to be the world's largest metal fabrication laser.
Views: 1194
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Mammoet opens Middle East offices

July 24 - July 24 - Following an increase in projects across the Middle East, Mammoet has opened offices in the UAE and Oman in order to provide more localised support.
Views: 1608
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Antwerp invests in Açu

July 24 - July 24 - The Port of Antwerp, through its subsidiary Port of Antwerp International (PAI), will invest USD10 million in the Port of Açu, a privately owned port complex in São João da Barra, Brazil.
Views: 1039
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Collett steps up with footbridge delivery

July 24 - July 24 - Collett & Sons recently delivered a 160-tonne footbridge to South Wales intended for the A465 Heads of the Valley Improvement Project.
Views: 670
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Fagioli to get equity boost

July 24 - July 24 - QuattroR, a management company specialising in corporate restructuring, is in advanced talks to acquire an initial 49 percent of Italy's Fagioli group.
Views: 1410
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Fesco handles the heat in Vietnam

July 24 - July 24 - Fesco Transportation Group has delivered 444 tons (402.8 tonnes) of equipment to the Long Phu-1 thermal power plant, which is under construction in Vietnam on behalf of Power Machines, a global power engineering company.
Views: 973
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Talleyrand cargo generates buzz

July 21 - July 21 - Stevedores employed by Seonus, a tenant at the Port of Jacksonville, USA, have unloaded a 108,000-lb (49-tonne) generator at the port's Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
Views: 773
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ALE expands with Conbit

July 21 - July 21 - ALE has acquired the Netherlands-based Conbit, an offshore lifting and structural engineering company.
Views: 916
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SFO launches Amec investigation

July 21 - July 21 - The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into the activities of Amec Foster Wheeler for suspected offences of bribery, corruption and related offences.
Views: 852
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Grimaldi's Grande delivery

July 21 - July 21 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande Baltimora, the first of a series of three sister ships manufactured at Jinling Shipyard, China.
Views: 909
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Stena ups North Sea capacity

July 21 - July 21 - Stena Line will replace the vessels operating on its Rotterdam, the Netherlands to Harwich, UK service with larger ro-ro ships in response to demands for increased freight capacity.
Views: 1093
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Bilbao builds manufacturing plant

July 20 - July 20 - The construction of Haizea Wind's offshore wind tower manufacturing plant has commenced at the Port of Bilbao, Spain.
Views: 947
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Mammoet assists Clyde extension

July 20 - July 20 - Mammoet has delivered the last wind turbine components for the extension of the Clyde Wind Farm situated near Abbington, Scotland for energy supplier SSE.
Views: 620
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Wasel gets a lift with Liebherr

July 20 - July 20 - German heavy haulage provider Wasel has taken delivery of a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 1750/2 crawler crane, which will be used to enhance the company's wind energy activities.
Views: 1061
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Hapag-Lloyd goes weekly to West Africa

July 19 - July 19 - Effective end of August 2017, Hapag-Lloyd will add a fourth vessel to one of its services in the West Africa trade, improving the sailing frequency to weekly.
Views: 848
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GAC delivers for Yuri Korchagin

July 19 - July 19 - GAC has delivered a mega shipment for pile driving and swaging works in the Yuri Korchagin oil field.
Views: 890
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Peking ducks into Combi Lift

July 19 - July 19 - The steel-hulled, four-masted barque Peking has been successfully loaded on the semi-submersible Combi Dock III in New York Harbour for transport to Germany onboard the Combi Lift vessel.
Views: 950
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Bahri and Bolloré join hands

July 18 - July 18 - Bahri has signed an agreement with Group Bolloré, to establish a new logistics joint venture to serve Saudi Arabia and the wider region.
Views: 993
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PCN Roundup

July 18 - July 18 - OLA Logistics, based in Hong Kong and a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member there has completed the breakbulk transport of two sets of rotary drilling rigs.
Views: 1153
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Jaromin takes Demag

July 18 - July 18 - In Germany, Oberhausen-based Jaromin has acquired a Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane, bringing the total number of cranes from this manufacturer in the crane service provider's fleet to a total of five.
Views: 697
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EMS shows its bottle in Albania

July 18 - July 18 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) together with EMS Log (Bremen) has successfully transported components for a mineral water bottling plant from Germany to Sheper, a remote mountainous area in southern Albania.
Views: 763
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Cuxport invests

July 18 - July 18 - July has seen Cuxport start to develop a digital management system for its multipurpose terminals in Cuxhaven, Germany, in partnership with dbh Logistics IT, a software and consultancy company specialising in the areas of Customs and foreign tra
Views: 965
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Ocean crossing for particle hunter

July 17 - July 17 - ICARUS, the world's largest liquid argon particle hunter has been shipped from Europe to North America.
Views: 904
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Tidewater gets court approval

July 17 - July 17 - The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has confirmed the Second Amended Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for Tidewater, the US provider of larger offshore service vessels to the global energy industry,
Views: 931
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LOC provides Hornsea MWS

July 17 - July 17 - LOC Renewables has been contracted to provide marine warranty surveying (MWS) services for Dong Energy's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, under development off the northeast coast of England.
Views: 631
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Van der Linden in SkyTeam

July 14 - July 14 - SkyTeam Cargo, a global airline alliance, has appointed Nico Van der Linden as vice president of cargo alliance.
Views: 1077
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Japanese provide ONE details

July 14 - July 14 - Even though some jurisdictions have yet to approve the merger, Japan's three large container lines have set out details of their new Ocean Network Express (ONE) organisation.
Views: 1430
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Kässbohrer opens in Ulm

July 14 - July 14 - Semi-trailer manufacturer Kässbohrer has opened its fourth plant, located in Ulm, southern Germany.
Views: 684
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Sarens lifts for BiFab

July 13 - July 13 - Sarens has transported an offshore wind farm jacket for Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) in Methil, Scotland.
Views: 1167
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Monarch arrives in Loch Lomond

July 13 - July 13 - Dumbarton-based haulage company Galt Transport has transported the passenger cruise boat Lomond Monarch from Dumbarton to Balloch in Scotland.
Views: 1751
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Another TCO contract for Blue Water

July 12 - July 12 - A consortium led by Blue Water Shipping has been awarded an additional contract from Tengizchevroil (TCO) to supply six tugs to assist barges and vessels at Prorva, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1043
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IMO delays ballast water compliance dates

July 12 - July 12 - New resolutions on ballast water management and carbon dioxide emissions concluded the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 71st meeting.
Views: 784
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All aboard for record shipment

July 12 - July 12 - The Peters & May Group has transported 45 yachts on board Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL New York.
Views: 1075
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Altius moves for Misicuni

July 12 - July 12 - Altius has transported a rotor and stator to the Misicuni Hydroelectric Plant in Bolivia, for Indar Electric.
Views: 864
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Hellmann cements six

July 12 - July 12 - Hellmann Project Cargo has transported six over-dimensional components from Spain to Argentina.
Views: 911
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Dan Czech doubles up

July 11 - July 11 - Dan Czech Special Transport has transported a 60-tonne boiler from Chlebovice, in the Czech Republic to the Port of Antwerp for onward transportation to the USA.
Views: 752
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Rhenus expands in Rotterdam

July 10 - July 10 - In Rotterdam, Rhenus Logistics has opened a 275 m quay at its Deep Sea Terminal on Maasvlakte, adding to the 500 m quay it already operates on the south side of the terminal.
Views: 1352
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Europacific presses ahead

July 10 - July 10 - Europacific Logistika has transported a 82-ton (74.4-tonne) press from Busan, South Korea to Hungary onboard a container vessel.
Views: 757
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Geodis goes to Gdansk

July 10 - July 10 - Geodis has transported out-of-gauge (OOG) modules across Europe to the Lotos Refinery in Gdansk, Poland for Kinetics Technology (KT), part of the Maire Tecnimont Group.
Views: 925
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ALE installs Nordlink duo

July 10 - July 10 - ALE has delivered and installed the first two transformers for the Nordlink Project in Tonstad, Norway.
Views: 966
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Blue Water BREB wins Vestas deal

July 10 - July 10 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, to provide services in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 1193
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BigMove takes Faymonville units

July 10 - July 10 - BigMove has taken delivery of 21 Faymonville extendable MegaMax lowbed semi-trailers with pendle axles and hydraulic suspension.
Views: 734
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Bahri adds Alexandria

July 10 - July 10 - Bahri Logistics has added Alexandria Port to its North American breakbulk and ro-ro service, linking the Egyptian port to the USA, the Middle East and India.
Views: 1136
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All fours for ALE

July 7 - July 7 - ALE has transported and installed four engines and four alternators at Sirakoro power plant in Bamako, Mali.
Views: 1003
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GeoSea acquires A2SEA

July 7 - July 7 - DONG Energy and Siemens have signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea, a subsidiary of DEME Group, stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA.
Views: 556
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Noatum adds crane

July 7 - July 7 - Noatum Terminal Castellon, part of the Spanish port operator Noatum Maritime, has added a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane to its fleet.
Views: 856
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Petro-Sea pairs with a Grove

July 6 - July 6 - Petro-Sea Logistics, a joint venture between Belgium's Sea-Invest and the Ivory Coast's Petroci, has added a Grove GMK5180-1 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1147
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Virgin on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Ryan Ellis as head of global accounts and Ray Wood as regional sales manager for the UK.
Views: 1191
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Tahkoluoto fitted with final blade

July 6 - July 6 - Jan De Nul Group's offshore jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the last blade of the tenth and final wind turbine at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Finland.
Views: 485
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Maersk makes progress on recovery

July 5 - July 5 - Maersk has stated that it continues to progress towards a full recovery from the June 27 cyber attack.
Views: 777
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Crane constructs crane in Mannheim

July 5 - July 5 - Trier, Germany-based Steil Kranarbeiten has utilised its Terex Superlift 3800 to load a crane girder at the Port of Speyer, and assemble two dockside cranes at the Port of Mannheim, on behalf of Kranwerke Mannheim.
Views: 821
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Pangea members' Grand Egyptian moves

July 5 - July 5 - Since January, Trans.Al Logistic has been delivering steel and glass components for the construction of the facade of the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
Views: 1434
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Arklow Cliff launched

July 4 - July 4 - Arklow Shipping's latest newbuild mulitpurpose vessel, Arklow Cliff, has been launched at Ferus Smit's Westerbroek yard in the Netherlands.
Views: 912
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GRT prototype flies to Singapore

July 4 - July 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a prototype of an autonomous vehicle developed by 2getthere, named Group Rapid Transit (GRT), on board a Boeing 747 freighter scheduled service, on behalf of Geodis.
Views: 828
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PCN members keeping busy

July 4 - July 4 - Westlink Logistics, an Australian member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported two patrol boats from Nuku'alofa, Tonga and Suva, Fiji to Cairns in northern Queensland for refurbishment.
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Not just a pipe dream for Blue Water

July 4 - July 4 - Wasco Coatings Europe has awarded Blue Water Shipping a contract for the transport, handling and storage of 113,000 pipes for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
Views: 896
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Dancing with lions and dragons

July 3 - July 3 - Providers of project logistics services will be interested to read that over the past two decades, China has become Africa's most important economic partner according to a report from McKinsey & Company.
Views: 1460
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Liebherr on hand in Tula

July 3 - July 3 - Mexican crane contractor ESEASA, has lifted and installed six tanks at the Miguel Hidalgo oil refinery in Tula, on behalf of construction contractor ICA Fluor.
Views: 1044
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Trucks hold the key to reducing oil demand

July 3 - July 3 - Improving the efficiency of freight transport by road is critical to reducing the growth in oil demand, carbon emissions and air pollution over the next decades, according to the latest report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Views: 872
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Hovago strengthens management

July 3 - July 3 - Mobile crane rental company, Hovago Cranes has appointed Marcel Riemslag as general manager, and Robert Hermans as international sales manager.
Views: 884

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