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Europe News from March 2018

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Sun shines with SAL

March 29 - SAL Heavy Lift has coordinated the delivery of the river passenger vessel, named AmaMagna, from Romania to the Netherlands.
Views: 3059
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Silk Way extends European network

March 28 - Silk Way West Airlines has reintroduced scheduled Boeing 747 freighter flights to Budapest, Hungary, from its hub in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 2996
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NordLB in privatisation talks

March 28 - Reports in the German media suggest that the owners of Hannover-based NordLB are in talks regarding the business model of the public-sector bank, and are considering the possibility of selling to private investors.
Views: 3272
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A shipment fit for a King

March 27 - The port of King's Lynn in the UK has welcomed the arrival of a 300-tonne Siemens gas turbine, which will be used to re-power Centrica's power station in Norfolk.
Views: 2790
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Kuebler invests in Mannheim

March 27 - Construction is nearing completion on the multipurpose hall that Kübler Spedition is having built at its tri-modal terminal in Mannheim, Germany.
Views: 3067
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Rapid Response slides in Jersey

March 27 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has moved two 50-tonne transformers into their final position for Jersey Electricity's GBP17 million (USD24 million) substation project in Jersey.
Views: 3137
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Boluda names agents

March 23 - Boluda Corporación Marítima, the Spanish shipping company, has appointed a number of shipping agents operating in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.
Views: 2922
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Rooney scores Forth Ports role

March 21 - Forth Ports, one of the UK's largest port groups, has appointed Ann Rooney as business development manager, who will focus on developing oil and gas support and decommissioning activities at its Scottish gateways.
Views: 2879
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Mammoet opens in Somerset

March 21 - Mammoet has opened an office in the southwest of the UK to provide localised support to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project.
Views: 2701
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Sarens' synchronised success

March 21 - Sarens has recently completed the installation of a 274 m-long gas tube beneath the Albert Canal in Merksem, Belgium.
Views: 2616
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Bibby steps up at UK Chamber

March 20 - The UK Chamber of Shipping has appointed Sir Michael Bibby as president, replacing Dr Grahaeme Henderson.
Views: 2964
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ALE handles Hornsea pieces

March 19 - ALE's latest marine investment, the Sarah S barge, has been deployed on its inaugural job to transport transition pieces as part of an offshore wind project in the UK.
Views: 2578
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Strele lifts with Modulift

March 19 - Strele Logistics has utilised a Modulift spreader beam for the installation of a 49-tonne chimney, measuring 35 m in length, at a biological waste treatment facility in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Views: 2847
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Martin Bencher handles pull system

March 19 - Martin Bencher has transported a pulling rig system that will be installed on a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.
Views: 2542
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Greencarrier ups capacity

March 15 - Greencarrier Freight Services has acquired a straddle carrier to support its operations in Ipswich, UK.
Views: 2451
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Blue Water handles ship block

March 14 - Blue Water Shipping has transported a 870-tonne ship's hull block from Vung Tau, Vietnam to the port of Braila in Romania.
Views: 2573
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RRS skids to success

March 14 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has transported a 25-tonne principal supply point (PSP) for Network Rail's upgrade project at Copley Village, UK.
Views: 8808
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Norwegian Forwarding and AIF join forces

March 14 - Norway-based Norwegian Forwarding and China-based AIF Global Logistics have recently joined forces to handle the movement of an out-of-gauge (OOG) shipment from Shanghai, China to Fredrikstad, Norway.
Views: 2252
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UK ports set for infrastructure investment

March 13 - The British Ports Association (BPA) has published research by infrastructure advisory firm Moffatt & Nichol showing that UK ports and terminals have an estimated GBP1.7 billion (USD2.4 billion) of infrastructure investment in the development pipeline.
Views: 2488
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Boehringer steps up at Panalpina

March 12 - Panalpina has appointed Volker Boehringer, currently ceo for Europe, as global head of strategic customer development.
Views: 2609
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MSC adds ro-ro service

March 12 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has introduced a ro-ro service from Turkey to Italy, primarily aimed at transporting trailers, containers, project and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 2361
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TGP opens in Turkey

March 12 - Trans Global Projects (TGP) has opened an office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Views: 2768
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Kahl calls in Goldhofer for transformer move

March 12 - Germany-headquartered Kahl Group utilised two Goldhofer modules and a high girder bridge to transport the world's most powerful transformer, a Siemens 1100 kV UHVDC, which had a deadweight of 535 tons (485 tonnes).
Views: 2465
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Mammoet invests in UK

March 9 - Heavy lifting and transportation specialist Mammoet has revealed ambitious expansion plans in the north east of the UK.
Views: 3076
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Wittrock doubles up with Demag

March 9 - German crane service provider, Wittrock Group, has placed an order for two Demag AC 250-5 all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2191
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ESTA joins IRU

March 9 - The European association for abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has joined the International Road Transport Union (IRU) as an affiliate member.
Views: 2993
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Rail wagons roll to Dammam

March 9 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has transported 1,186 rail wagons from a factory in Poland to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 2227
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Enerpac barges into Antwerp

March 6 - Roll-iT has recently used an Enerpac JS-250 jack-up system to assist with the transport a 300-tonne bridge deck from Ghent to Antwerp, through the Belgian canal network, onboard a Victrol pontoon.
Views: 2273
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Erickson flies poles into position

March 6 - 140 new composite poles, which will connect the Dorenell wind farm to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks' (SSEN) Blackhillock substation, near Keith, Scotland, have been installed with the help of a specialist helicopter.
Views: 2125
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WCA members on the move

March 6 - Pasquinelli Ennio, a member of the WCA Projects network in Italy, has handled a shipment of 17 components from Italy to the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 2107
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Cuxport handles Borkum cargoes

March 5 - Terminal operator Cuxport is handling offshore wind foundations, destined for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, at the port of Cuxhaven.
Views: 2332
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Wiesbauer expands with Demag

March 2 - German crane service provider, Wiesbauer, has placed an order with Terex for a Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane.
Views: 1803
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HSH Nordbank privatised

March 1 - Germany's state-owned HSH Nordbank has been acquired by a consortium of private equity firms in a deal with an estimated value of approximately EUR1 billion (USD1.2 billion).
Views: 2255
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Modulift supplies beams for jacket lifts

March 1 - Lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift has supplied two large spreader beams to ST3 Offshore's terminal in Poland, which are being used to lift wind (turbine) jacket foundations.
Views: 2075
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Vasset joins Air Partner

March 1 - Air Partner has appointed Romain Vasset as freight charter sales manager for the French market.
Views: 2048

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