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Europe News from January 2018

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ALE bridges the gap

January 31 - ALE has performed the load-out and installation of a steel bridge using the Mega Jack 800 in Antwerp.
Views: 930
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Service upgrades at MSC

January 31 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has enhanced its Med-to-US East Coast service (MedUSEC) with a new port rotation, which is expected to cut transit times for cargo shipped from continental Europe.
Views: 968
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Finnlines extends Finnwave

January 30 - Finnlines' vessel Finnwave has been extended by 30 m. It is the second vessel to be extended as part of the company's ship lengthening programme.
Views: 589
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Atlas handles Hadera cargo

January 30 - Atlas Logistics has handled the transport of heavy and out-of-gauge (OOG) components for the GE 140 MW gas turbine power plant project in Hadera, Israel on behalf of General Electric.
Views: 933
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FLS in gantry move

January 30 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has transported a gantry, measuring 8.9 m x 4.5 m x 7.5 m from Ras al-Khaimah to Jebel Ali port in the UAE.
Views: 776
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Finnlines gains Europalink

January 30 - January 30 - Rederi Aktiebolaget Nordö-Link, Finnlines' fully owned Swedish subsidiary, has purchased the ro-pax vessel Europalink from the Grimaldi Grou=
Views: 564
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Rotterdam to host Project Cargo Summit

January 29 - The Netherlands is set to host a brand new event for the heavy lift and project forwarding sector in the shape of the Project Cargo Summit 2018, which is set to be held in Rotterdam from April 24-25 2018.
Views: 707
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Markets emerge stronger in 2018

January 24 - Growth prospects for emerging markets appear brighter than they have for years, according to the latest Emerging Market Logistics Index by Agility.
Views: 1677
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Müller steps up at Dachser

January 23 - Jochen Müller has assumed the position of chief operations officer (coo) of air and sea logistics at Dachser, replacing Thomas Reuter.
Views: 888
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Blyth banks expansion investment

January 23 - The port of Blyth in the UK has announced a GBP12 million (USD16 million) banking facility with Lloyds Bank that will enable the next phase of its expansion.
Views: 898
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MSC adds West Africa service

January 23 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has introduced a service to West Africa for rolling, project and breakbulk cargoes.
Views: 725
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Superior scoops project freight award

January 22 - Superior Freight Services UK has been presented with the project forwarding award at the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) 2017 Freight Service Awards.
Views: 751
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Dan-Czech handles Basrah cargoes

January 19 - Dan-Czech Special Transport has handled the shipment of two column sections, weighing 102 tonnes and 46 tonnes, from Hradec Králové to the port of Melnik.
Views: 908
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Kobelco unveils crawler trio

January 19 - Late last year, Kobelco Construction Machinery launched three models in its multipurpose hydraulic crawler crane range, featuring a maximum lifting capacity of 350 tonnes in the super heavy lift configuration.
Views: 1022
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Mammoet strengthens in Spain

January 19 - Mammoet has entered into partnerships with Spanish heavy transport specialists Arbegui and Transmodal, with the aim of strengthening its presence in the Spanish market.
Views: 989
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Vernazza orders Terex duo

January 18 - Vernazza Autogru, one of Italy's largest crane service providers, has placed an order for two Terex RT 90 rough terrain cranes.
Views: 592
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Dan Czech moves in Lovosice

January 17 - January 17 - Last month, Dan Czech Special Transport handled the shipment of six project cargo modules, which will be used in the chemical industry, from Litvínov to Lovosice port in the Czech Republic.
Views: 635
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Falcon and Tiger form hybrid

January 16 - Falcon Maritime India, a subsidiary of New York-based Falcon Maritime and Aviation, has merged its operations with Tiger Logistics India.
Views: 1081
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End of the road for Carillion

January 16 - The UK's second-largest construction company is to go into liquidation, following the failure of last-minute rescue talks between UK government representatives and the firm's lenders.
Views: 597
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Safe Lifting puts power in its stock

January 15 - Equipment rental company Safe Lifting Europe has added the Green Pin Power Sling Shackle range from Van Beest to its product range, available in capacities from 125 tonnes to 1,250 tonnes.
Views: 961
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Truck emission rules set to tighten

January 15 - From January 1, 2019, there will be a requirement that all newly produced trucks within the EU will have to have their CO2 emissions and fuel consumption determined and declared.
Views: 1072
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Malin Integrated Solutions launches

January 12 - Scotland's Malin Group has formed a joint venture with Marint (Offshore Services) and Dixon Marine Consulting (DMC).
Views: 1415
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Navantia powers up with Cometto

January 12 - Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has taken delivery of nine modular combinations of Cometto's modular, self-propelled electronic (MSPE) platforms.
Views: 1057
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EPAS adds Liebherr duo

January 12 - EMS Ports Agency & Stevedoring (EPAS) has taken delivery of two Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour cranes in Emden, Germany.
Views: 922
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Höegh set for service launch

January 12 - Höegh Autoliners has introduced a direct express service from Europe to the USA, Mexico and Oceania.
Views: 698
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BMS lifts with Liebherr

January 12 - Danish crane and heavy haulage contractor BMS has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1090-4.2.
Views: 683
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Halifax completes the Grimaldi trio

January 12 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande Halifax at the Jinling Shipyard in China.
Views: 764
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Rentel substation set to sail

January 12 - The substation for the Rentel offshore wind farm is expected to sail away from the STX yard in Saint-Nazaire, onboard Scaldis' heavy lift crane vessel Rambiz, imminently.
Views: 602
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RSS earns its spurs

January 11 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has completed load tests on three lifting frames that will be used as part of a retractable football pitch in London.
Views: 1070
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Sarens loads-out for Sverdrup

January 11 - Sarens has completed the load-out, weighing and jacking of an oil platform module destined for the Johan Sverdrup oil field in Stord, Norway.
Views: 692
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New OOS vessel heads for Brazil

January 10 - Netherlands-based heavy lift ship operator OOS International has introduced a new semi-submersible accommodation vessel to its fleet.
Views: 782
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Snoeck named at Broekman

January 10 - Broekman Logistics has appointed Frenk Snoeck as general manager Broekman Project Services.
Views: 1038
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TBM treated to a Thames river tour

January 9 - Late last year, Mammoet delivered the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) to the Thames Tideway Tunnel project in London.
Views: 935
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Zeus tows out of Ostend

January 8 - Two gravity based foundations, built by the Jan De Nul Group and Smulders, have departed from the port of Ostend, destined for the Danish offshore wind farm Kreigers Flak.
Views: 909
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Expanded services at WWL

January 8 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added the port of Vigo in Spain to its Atlantic Ocean ro-ro service.
Views: 600
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BDP opens Copenhagen office

January 4 - BDP Logistics has established a new location at Copenhagen, catering to clients based in Denmark and southern Sweden.
Views: 974
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France's first floating turbine installed

January 2 - January 2 - ALE has completed the installation of wind turbine components for France's first floating wind turbine, located at Saint Nazaire.
Views: 725
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Chabrillac completes spacecraft delivery

January 2 - January 2 - Transports Chabrillac utilised its Cometto 2+3 trailer to deliver the SES-14 spacecraft to Toulouse-Blagnac airport, France.
Views: 543
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Ranger broadens its horizons

January 2 - January 2 - Lifing and rigging equipment supplier Ranger Lifting is set to open a new facility this month, in Melbourne, Australia.
Views: 506
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Tilbury2 application filed

January 2 - January 2 - The port of Tilbury has applied to the UK's Planning Inspectorate for a development consent order (DCO) to build a new terminal adjacent to the current port in Thurrock.
Views: 569
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Polytra ships to Oman

January 2 - January 2 - Belgium-based Polytra has organised the delivery of two transformers from Mechelen to Oman, along with 2,000 freight tonnes of other breakbulk cargoes.
Views: 858

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