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Europe News from July 2018

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Baumann rolls six tanks into Haren

July 31 - Baumann has transported six heat storage tanks, weighing 102 tons (92.5 tonnes) each, from Flechum to Haren, Germany.
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Blyth ups capacity with Mammoet

July 30 - The port of Blyth in the UK has signed an agreement with international heavy lift and engineered transport specialist Mammoet that will see the latter base a 600-tonne capacity LR 1600 crawler crane at the port’s South Harbour terminal.
Views: 4150
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Ghent developing all-weather terminal

July 27 - ArcelorMittal Ghent, investment company Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen (PMV), Euroports and North Sea Port are collaborating on the construction of an all-weather terminal (AWT) in the Ghent port area.
Views: 4201
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Bilbao opens Toro terminal

July 26 - Toro & Betolaza Group has opened its terminal on dock A3 at the port of Bilbao, Spain.
Views: 4097
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Wurst set to join Panalpina

July 26 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Wurst as regional ceo for Europe, effective February 2019.
Views: 4286
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Demag delivers for STL

July 26 - Ruitz, France-based crane service provider STL has taken delivery of a Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane from Terex. 
Views: 3831
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Liebherr cranes raise the roof 

July 25 - German heavy haulage contractor Salgert has lifted a steel roof structure, measuring approximately 500 sq m, in Mechernich using six Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 4253
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Modulift beams lift for Lancaster

July 25 - Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group has utilised two Modulift spreader beams to lift a series of sheathed spiral strand mooring lines, manufactured at the former’s Neptune Quay facility in Newcastle, UK, for Bluewater Energy Services.
Views: 4192
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WWPC members team up

July 24 - Bolk Transport has organised the delivery of heavy-duty cranes that will be used to erect 45 wind turbines at the Markbygden wind farm, near the northern Swedish city of Piteå.
Views: 4091
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ABC connects to Ho Chi Minh

July 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, adding it to its international network of more than 30 destinations.
Views: 4044
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JAL links up with Silk Way

July 23 - Japanese airline JAL Cargo has entered a strategic cooperation agreement with Silk Way West Airlines that will see the former share capacity on Silk Way West’s scheduled routes out of Europe.
Views: 4097
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Osprey adds Constructor to fleet

July 20 - UK-based heavy transport and marine specialists, Osprey, has added the Osprey Constructor to its fleet of barges. 
Views: 4440
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Mammoet takes five

July 19 - Mammoet has added to its already established fleet with the acquisition of five Grove GMK4090 all-terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 4176
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DB Schenker innovates for Airbus

July 18 - Airbus has partnered with DB Schenker to develop a logistics plan to transport components of the A320 range of aircraft from Hamburg, Germany to the manufacturer’s US facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 4611
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Jan De Nul's latest discovery

July 18 - Jan De Nul Group has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore’s jack-up crane vessel MPI Discovery, together with its crew and a number of MPI’s employees.
Views: 5106
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Volga-Dnepr signs MoU with Liège

July 18 - Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicAir (CLA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for strategic cooperation with Liège Airport, with the aim of strengthening their positions in the European market through the development of a regional hub.
Views: 4410
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SCS rebrands as Ox Heavy

July 17 - The Netherlands-based SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport has changed its name to OX Heavy.
Views: 4494
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Taylor soars with HAV

July 17 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind the development of the Airlander 10 aircraft, has appointed Kevin Taylor as chairman.
Views: 4986
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OHT confirms semi-submersible order

July 17 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) for a newbuild semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel.
Views: 5027
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Oud joins BIFA board

July 16 - Susanne Oud has joined the British International Freight Association (BIFA) board of directors, replacing Roy Baker who has stepped down having been on the trade association's board since 2005.
Views: 4256
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EFG lifts off in Sweden

July 16 - EFG Scandinavia, part of the EMS-Fehn Group, has installed the first wind turbine at a project site in the north of Sweden.
Views: 4362
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Antonov's revenue soars

July 16 - Antonov Airlines has reported an 81 percent revenue increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, with aerospace shipments being one of the key sectors for the Ukrainian airline. 
Views: 4677
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Wagenborg busy with wind shipments

July 16 - Wagenborg Shipping Sweden has transported wind turbine components from Terneuzen in the Netherlands to Piteå in Sweden on behalf of General Electric (GE).
Views: 4344
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Van Oord eyes MPI acquisition

July 16 - Van Oord has signed a letter of intent with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor.
Views: 4823
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Mammoet opens in Teesside

July 13 - Mammoet UK has opened its base in Teesside to support the company’s growth in the region.
Views: 4533
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Bristol takes railcar delivery

July 11 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has delivered the first of 98 train carriages to the port of Bristol, UK, aboard its vessel Autosun.
Views: 4650
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Ust-Luga adds capacity

July 10 - The Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga in Russia has taken delivery of a rail-mounted gantry (RMG) container re-loader, with a lifting capacity of 50 tons (45.4 tonnes).
Views: 4941
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WW Ocean soars with helicopter shipment

July 10 - WW Ocean has transported an Airbus AS350 helicopter from Brunswick, Georgia to the port of Southampton in the UK on behalf of Helicopters International Shipping Services (HISS). 
Views: 4739
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Lancaster buoy departs Lerwick

July 9 - A turret buoy mooring system, destined for Hurricane Energy’s Lancaster oil and gas field development project offshore the UK, has departed Lerwick Harbour in Scotland.
Views: 4854
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Manitowoc steps out of the states 

July 6 - Manitowoc’s Niella Tanaro production facility in Italy has begun manufacturing Grove GRT8100 rough-terrain cranes. 
Views: 4980
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ESTA’s SERT for the EU

July 5 - ESTA, the European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes, is planning to relaunch its campaign for EU member states to adopt the European Best Practice Guidelines for Abnormal Road Transport.
Views: 5284
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Terex expands sales team

July 5 - Terex Cranes has expanded its sales team in Germany and Austria with the appointment of Ulrich Wagner and Thomas Keckeis.
Views: 5699
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Globalink signs MoU in Anaklia

July 5 - Globalink Logistics, part of the Kerry Logistics Network, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Georgia’s Anaklia City to cooperate on the development of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port and special economic zone (SEZ).
Views: 5482
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ESL eyes AtoB@C acquisition

July 4 - Finland’s ESL Shipping is set to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Swedish AtoB@C Shipping and AtoB@C Holding for approximately EUR30 million (USD34.9 million).
Views: 5308
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LBH and Rhenus target waterway market

July 3 - Port services provider LBH Group is planning to form a joint venture with logistics service provider Rhenus in the European inland waterway shipping sector.
Views: 5389
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Höegh handles shunt reactor

July 2 - Höegh Autoliners has transported a shunt reactor from Jebel Ali, UAE, to Antwerp using its recently developed super-low roll trailer, designed to cater for higher breakbulk and project cargoes.
Views: 5362

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