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Broshuis builds for the future

September 29 - September 29 - A 6,000 sq m production hall, currently under construction at the Broshuis Kampen site in the Netherlands will be used to undertake work currently done externally by suppliers.
Views: 675
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XLP concludes fifth AGM

September 29 - September 29 - XLProjects (XLP) has concluded its fifth annual general meeting (AGM) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1144
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Euroports loads to capacity

September 28 - September 28 - The general cargo vessel Salta, operated by GMB Maritime Liner Services, was loaded to capacity with breakbulk cargo at Euroports' terminal at the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 847
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OOCL takes fourth vessel

September 28 - September 28 - OOCL has taken delivery of the 21,413 teu containership OOCL United Kingdom, the fourth in a line of six ships ordered from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in South Korea.
Views: 722
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Landshut flies once more

September 28 - September 28 - Logistics Plus, in cooperation with Brazil-based Salco Logistics, has transported the German airplane Landshut, which was hijacked in 1977, from Fortaleza, Brazil to Friedrichshafen, Germany.
Views: 853
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Stena shifts North Sea vessels

September 28 - September 28 - Stena Line will reshuffle its North Sea ro-ro services between Rotterdam's Europoort and the UK by repositioning vessels and introducing larger tonnage.
Views: 579
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Bilbao ups ro-ro capacity

September 27 - September 27 - The Port of Bilbao in the Basque Country of northern Spain has started construction of an additional ro-ro ramp.
Views: 1166
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BahriBolloré Logistics launches

September 27 - September 27 - Bahri and the Bolloré Group have officially inaugurated their Saudi Arabia-based joint venture, BahriBolloré Logistics, which will provide end-to-end logistics and supply chain management solutions to local and international companies opera
Views: 921
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CES reachstackers in service with CS Wind

September 26 - September 26 - Scottish wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind has taken delivery of two brand new heavy-duty reachstackers manufactured by Germany-headquartered Containerhandling Equipment & Solutions (CES).
Views: 1255
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Andover delivers to AJ Brunt

September 26 - September 26 - Somerset, UK-based haulage contractor AJ Brunt has taken delivery of a tri-axle step frame trailer from Andover Trailers.
Views: 641
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PCN members on the move

September 26 - September 26 - Fortune International Transport and Gebrüder Weiss, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have coordinated the transport of a 60-tonne rotor from Italy to St. Petersburg, Russia.
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SAL reflags vessels

September 25 - September 25 = Following Germany-based Harren and Partner's acquisition of SAL Heavy Lift, which was previously owned by Japan's “K” Line, the heavy lift carrier will reflag six of its vessels to the German flag.
Views: 1382
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Liebherr trio for Rothmund

September 25 - September 25 - Germany-based Rothmund Kran und Montage has expanded its crane fleet with the acquisition of three Liebherr mobile cranes.
Views: 933
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Mammoet manoeuvres at Hay Point

September 25 - September 25 - Mammoet has transported the first shipment of two Scandvik stacker reclaimers on behalf of Conceptum Logistics, in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 1245
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A Unique partnership for Innovo

September 22 - September 22 - Subsea and offshore solution provider Unique Group has entered into a cooperation agreement with UK-based Innovo, to provide specialised engineering and equipment in the Middle East and Southeast Asia region.
Views: 821
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Silos arrive in Manchester

September 22 - September 22 - Manchester, UK-based Speedrite has unloaded four silos, measuring 17 m x 5 m x 6 m and weighing 30 tonnes each, at Esprit's Trafford Park Docks.
Views: 863
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Bolloré expands in Le Havre

September 22 - September 22 - Bolloré Logistics has inaugurated its new multimodal hub at the Pont de Normandie Logistics Park 2 (PLPN2), close to the Port of Le Havre, France.
Views: 652
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Van Beest forges Irizar agreement

September 22 - September 22 - Van Beest - manufacturer of Tycan, Excel and Green Pin lifting equipment - has acquired the majority of the shares of Irizar Forge, based in Spain.
Views: 1150
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Volga-Dnepr completes space mission

September 21 - September 21 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported the European Space Agency's (ESA) Sentinel-5P satellite on board one of its AN-124 aircraft, on behalf of Airbus Defence and Space.
Views: 896
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Jumbo transports for Hilli Episeyo

September 21 - September 21 - Earlier this year, Jumbo Offshore completed the first phase of a project for Golar LNG, involving the transportation and installation of a soft yoke anchor system for the Hilli Episeyo.
Views: 923
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Seven up for Wiesbauer

September 20 - September 20 - The Wiesbauer Krane Company in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany has expanded its fleet with the addition of a seven-axle Scheuerle Nicolas Superflex semi-trailer.
Views: 377
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Refinery parts pass through Pembroke

September 20 - September 20 - Combi Lift's Combi Dock III has loaded parts of the decommissioned Murco oil refinery at Pembroke Port in Wales, UK for onward transportation to Pakistan.
Views: 682
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Cometto on the double in Spain

September 20 - September 20 - Spain's Transportes Teixu Menéndez has taken delivery of two self-propelled modular trailers from Cometto.
Views: 622
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Tabergs Akeri steels the show

September 19 - September 19 - Sweden-based Tabergs Akeri has transported a steel structure measuring 24 m in length and 34 m wide, in Gothenburg.
Views: 659
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LGH acquires JDN's UK hire division

September 19 - September 19 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has acquired the Aberdeen, Scotland-based division of JD Neuhaus (JDN), a manufacturer of hoists and crane systems for extreme environments.
Views: 1004
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Antonov assists with Irma relief

September 18 - September 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported 32 generators from Châteauroux, France to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, onboard one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 1100
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SAL comes ashore

September 15 - September 15 - Citing the challenging offshore market conditions and reductions in projects worldwide, SAL Heavy Lift has announced the closure of its offshore business unit, SAL Offshore.
Views: 1173
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Africaborg sold and re-delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Royal Wagenborg has announced that the 17,300 dwt multipurpose vessel Africaborg has been sold and delivered to new owners, meaning the Dutch shipping line will no longer charter the vessel.
Views: 1182
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Venice handles the heat

September 15 - September 15 - Fagioli and Tecnoservice have transported four 130-ton (118-tonne) heat exchangers from the Interporto di Rovigo to the Transped terminal at the Port of Venice, Italy along the Canal Bianco river, for onward shipment to Kuwait.
Views: 1135
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Rontransmar rolls in Romania

September 14 - September 14 - Rontransmar has utilised 26 axle lines of Scheuerle InterCombi trailers to transport a 230-tonne transformer from the Port of Constanta to a job site in Ploesti, Romania.
Views: 1107
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Logistics networks merge

September 14 - September 14 - Logistics networks Ocean Bridge Lines and CrossTrades have merged and rebranded as CrossTrades OBL.
Views: 1062
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ESTA goes underground

September 14 - September 14 - Measures to improve safety along with new calls to harmonise heavy transport permitting and regulations across Europe will dominate discussions at the ESTA's autumn meetings in Poland in October.
Views: 859
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Atlas Air flies for DHL

September 14 - September 14 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) has placed a Boeing 747-400 freighter with DHL Global Forwarding under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance agreement.
Views: 782
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HHL transports with military precision

September 13 - September 13 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported two minehunters, each weighing 670 tonnes, between France and Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 993
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General Transport delivers in Texas

September 13 - September 13 - General Transport has transported two LNG hyper compressor units and their accessories to a job site in Point Comfort, Texas, USA.
Views: 908
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Küpers upgrades with Liebherr

September 13 - September 13 - Osterwald, Germany-based J+B Küpers, which specialises in crane work for the oil and gas industry, has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 710
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Transafe delivers for Omsk

September 12 - September 12 - Russian logistics provider, Transafe Logistics, has delivered out-of-gauge (OOG) equipment for a hydrogen production unit at Gazprom Neft's Omsk refinery in Russia.
Views: 1002
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Bryn Thomas opens in Newcastle

September 12 - September 12 - UK-based Bryn Thomas Cranes has opened its fifth crane depot in the country as part of the group's expansion.
Views: 1295
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FLS completes girder move

September 12 - September 12 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported four crane girders, each measuring 35 m x 2.95 m x 3.5 m and weighing 45 tons (40.8 tonnes) from Abu Dhabi, UAE to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 1002
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Danese Autogru adds to fleet

September 11 - September 11 - Montanara, Italy-based Danese Autogru has added a 220-tonne capacity Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 752
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Vogel moves into SAL Heavy Lift

September 11 - September 11 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has been appointed sales/chartering manager of SAL Heavy Lift, following Harren & Partner's acquisition of SAL earlier this year.
Views: 1409
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Motor moves to Point Comfort

September 11 - September 11 - Switzerland-based General Transport and BNSF Logistics Canada have transported a motor from the General Electric (GE) factory in Peterborough to the Port of Oshawa, Canada.
Views: 993
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GPO Grace completes maiden voyage

September 8 - September 8 - GPO Heavylift's new vessel GPO Grace, which entered service earlier this summer, has successfully completed its maiden voyage from Thailand to Norway.
Views: 1243
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Rickmers ship management business saved

September 8 - September 8 - The ship management arm of the insolvent Rickmers Group has been rescued by Bertram Rickmers and the Zeaborn Group, which have come together in a consortium to acquire the business with its main sites in Hamburg, Singapore and Cyprus.
Views: 768
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Successful bunker shot for Mammoet

September 8 - September 8 - Mammoet has transported the last concrete bunker at the Lek channel in Vreeswijk, the Netherlands on behalf of the Dutch ministry of infrastructure and environment, Rijkswaterstaat; and the Besix, Heijamans and Jan de Nul building consortium
Views: 712
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Van Beest gets Load Solutions

September 8 - September 8 - The Van Beest Group, manufacturer and supplier of lifting accessories for wire rope and lifting chains, has acquired Load Solutions, based in Rådal, Norway.
Views: 1166
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Bastiaansen steps up at Wagenborg

September 7 - September 7 - Gerard Bastiaansen, previously project manager in Canada, Australia and USA, has succeeded Ton Klijn as ceo of Wagenborg Nedlift.
Views: 988
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Fairplay Shipping delivers in Germany

September 7 - September 7 - Danish Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Fairplay Shipping recently oversaw the movement of four out-of-gauge (OOG) CO2 production units by truck from Denmark to Bremen, Germany, before being shipped to Algiers, Algeria.
Views: 1629
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Leman expands in the UK

September 7 - September 7 - Danish transport and logistics company Leman has acquired UK-based freight forwarder Maru International.
Views: 1117
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Contracts roll in for Dockwise

September 7 - September 7 - Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded a number of marine transport contracts, with a combined contract value of approximately USD50 million.
Views: 1296
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A2SEA accepts Merkur challenge

September 6 - September 6 - A2SEA, with its parent company GeoSea, will transport and install 66 transition pieces (TP) for the 396 MW Merkur offshore wind farm.
Views: 833
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Cargo owners advised to adapt contract strategy

September 6 - September 6 - International transport and logistics executives using container shipping are facing the biggest shift in their ocean provider base for 20 years and must adapt their procurement and contract strategy, says ocean freight procurement consultan
Views: 833
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ALE keeps busy in Spain

September 5 - September 5 - ALE has performed the weighing, transportation and load-out of five spars, weighing 3,585 tonnes each, at the Fene Shipyard in Ferrol, Spain for Statoil's Hywind floating wind farm project.
Views: 986
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XLP members on the move

September 5 - September 5 - New Zealand-based Freight Traders Limited (FTL) has collaborated with fellow XLProjects (XLP) member Globe Cargo Logistics (GCL) in China, for the transport of equipment to a power station in the USA.
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Eurogruas takes nine Liebherrs

September 5 - September 5 - The Eurogruas Group has added nine Liebherr mobile cranes to its Spanish fleet.
Views: 941
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Blue Water assists Tahkoluoto

September 5 - September 5 - Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the onshore logistics for the 42 MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm project, on behalf of wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy.
Views: 1175
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OMA names Kodock in Senegal

September 4 - September 4 - The OMA Group has appointed Vincent Bayiha Kodock as country manager of OMA Logistics Senegal.
Views: 971
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ESTA searches for ECOL candidates

September 4 - September 4 - The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry, ESTA, is looking for training and examination organisations to take part in a trial pilot project for a new European crane operators licence (ECOL) in
Views: 908
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GeoSea completes A2SEA purchase

September 4 - September 4 - GeoSea has completed the acquisition of A2SEA, following approval of the international competition authorities.
Views: 855
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Bolloré makes the news

September 1 - September 1 - Bolloré Logistics has acquired Someport-Walon, an international freight forwarding company which specialises in the movement of industrial projects.
Views: 1046

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