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Europe News from December 2018

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It’s a steel … on both sides of the Atlantic

December 31 - While the US port of Wilmington was welcoming its first load of SSAB/Swedish steel for the 2018-19 winter season, UK  logistics specialist AV Dawson secured a three-year extension to support British Steel’s steel rolling operations at two sites.
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All change at Nurminen Logistics

December 31 - Following a warning about future profitability, Finland’s Nurminen Logistics is streamlining its organisation and making changes to the composition of its group management team.
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SAL loads in Finland

December 28 - A 140-ton (127-tonne) Wärtsilä engine and six generators have been loaded on board SAL Heavy Lift’s vessel Annette in Mäntyluoto, Finland.
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Record expansion for Cromarty Firth

December 27 - In Scotland, the port of Cromarty Firth is set to commence work on a major quayside expansion in an investment of around GBP30 million (USD37.97 million).
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MSC revises Asia, Europe services

December 27 - Effective March 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is planning significant revisions to its ocean network to better serve shippers moving cargo between Asia and Europe.
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Changes at the top for Zeaborn Ship Management

December 24 - Effective January 1, 2019, Holger Strack, former co-ceo, will step up as ceo of Zeaborn Ship Management, following Nils Aden's decision to leave the company in the new year. 
Views: 4085
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SGRE opts for Oostende for SeaMade

December 24 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has selected the Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) at the Belgium port for the construction of 58 wind turbines destined for the SeaMade offshore wind farm.
Views: 3231
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DFDS adds to lifting capacity in Immingham

December 24 - DFDS has taken delivery of a 124-tonne lifting capacity Liebherr mobile harbour crane at its terminal in Immingham, UK in preparation for the launch of enhanced DFDS liner services between Immingham, Norway and Belgium at the start of 2019.
Views: 4036
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Liebherr in Sunderland 

December 21 - The UK’s port of Sunderland has acquired a second Liebherr LHM 420 crane.
Views: 3722
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Chipolbrok powers down to Chennai

December 21 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose heavy lift vessel Qian Kun has delivered a range of heavy and oversize pieces from Antwerp and Hamburg to Chennai, India.
Views: 3713
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Grishkovets joins FESCO executive board

December 20 - Ekaterina Grishkovets joined the executive board of Russian transportation and logistics group FESCO, effective December 12, 2018.
Views: 3624
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U-Freight brings power to the people

December 19 - U-Freight Holland, the Dutch subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based freight forwarding and logistics company, has successfully handled the multimodal shipment of electricity power cables from Europe to Africa.
Views: 3887
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Special ships fly with Liebherr

December 19 - H.N. Krane has deployed a Liebherr LTM 110-5.2 crane to lift some special ships, which are used as part of a theatre production at the Störtebeker Festival on the island of Rugen, Germany.
Views: 2989
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Snowy delivery for Dan-Czech 

December 18 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of two silos, each weighing 65 tonnes, from Benešov in the Czech Republic to Košice, Slovakia. 
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UAL's Caribbean expansion

December 14 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) will introduce a direct liner service connecting Europe with the Caribbean and the north coast of South America.
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Collett's super delivery to Willenhall

December 14 - Collett & Sons has completed the delivery of a 170-tonne transformer using its girder bridge trailer from the port of Ellesmere to Willenhall substation in the UK.
Views: 3169
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Chipolbrok Atlantic’s adventure continues

December 13 - Chipolbrok Atlantic has completed its voyage from St Petersburg to India, loaded with 658 individual pieces with a combined weight of 4,110 tonnes.
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Dr. Peters CEO resigns 

December 12 - Effective end of 2018, Anselm Gehling will resign as ceo of Dr. Peters Group, the Germany-based investment company that undertakes tailored asset management of aircraft, ship and real estate funds.
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Beeton to the port of Tyne

December 11 - Effective January 7, 2019, Matt Beeton will become  ceo for the port of Tyne in the UK.
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Dako delivers to the Caribbean

December 11 - Germany-headquartered Dako Worldwide Transport delivered a power plant from Europe to the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, which will replace a system that was damaged by extreme weather.
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Mammoet debuts Demag crane

December 10 - Following its success in the Netherlands, Mammoet has invested in a Demag AC 55-3 all-terrain crane for its operations in Germany.
Views: 3376
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Lomas joins Aqualis Offshore

December 10 - Mark Lomas has been appointed as director of European operations at international marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore.
Views: 3492
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BWS busy on Nord Stream 2 

December 10 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has been busy coordinating the transhipment of pipes destined for the Nord Stream 2 project, which will transport natural gas from Russia to Europe. 
Views: 3074
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Mammoet wins nuclear decommissioning contract

December 6 - Mammoet Germany will remove three steam generators and a pressure holder for German utility EnBW, as part of the dismantling of the Neckarwestheim I nuclear power plant (GKN I).
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Sarens installs Manchester Airport footbridge

December 5 - Sarens has completed the installation of a footbridge at the UK’s Manchester Airport as part of the gateway’s GBP1 billion (USD1.28 billion) modernisation programme.
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ALE develops offshore wind solution

December 5 - ALE’s research and development team in Breda, the Netherlands has developed a specialised modular transport frame for the handling of transition pieces at ports.
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Feldmann adds to fleet with Liebherr

December 4 - Switzerland’s Feldmann Pneukran und Transport has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of five Liebherr mobile cranes. 
Views: 3821
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Airline coordinates pump delivery

December 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have coordinated the delivery of an 11,000 hp Alstom pump from Paris-Vatry airport, France, to Damman, Saudi Arabia aboard an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 3338
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Italian terminal adds tenth MHC

December 3 - Spinelli Group has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane (MHC) for its multipurpose terminal at Genoa, Italy.
Views: 3581
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Collett executes National Grid move

December 3 - Collett & Sons has completed the delivery of a 169-tonne transformer from Portsmouth to the Lovedean National Grid substation in the UK.
Views: 5088

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