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HongFa lines up new MPV service

December 31 - December 31 - Recently established HongFa Shipping has confirmed that it is ready to start its new liner service.
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Antwerp looks forward to record year

December 30 - December 30 - The port of Antwerp is expected to handle a total of 198.8 million tonnes of freight by the end of 2014 - a year-on-year increase of 4.2 percent and a new record for the Belgian gateway.
Views: 1498
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Bertling transforms Argentina with Antonov

December 22 - December 22 - Bertling Logistics and Antonov Airlines have worked together to deliver nine outsize transformers from Porto, Portugal to the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires onboard three AN-124-100 flights.
Views: 1578
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Research provides a solution for GAC

December 18 - December 18 - GAC's project logistics team has coordinated the loading, transportation and delivery of an 18 m workboat from Sweden to Uruguay.
Views: 1200
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Liebherr opens in Peru

December 15 - December 15 - Liebherr has celebrated the inauguration of its new office in Lima City, Peru, which will provide services to customers of its mobile crane and mining divisions.
Views: 1068
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Signet tug heads for the Congo

December 12 - December 12 - Signet Maritime Corporation's tug boat Signet Warhorse II has towed a large cargo barge carrying components for Saipem, from the US Gulf of Mexico to Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo.
Views: 579
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Talbert debuts trailer

December 11 - December 11 - The latest addition to Talbert Manufacturing's Traveling Axle Series of trailers is ideal for hauliers who need the flexibility of a California-legal trailer with a lower deck height to clear bridges and tunnels when transporting taller equi
Views: 1019
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Logistics sector looks set for more M&As

December 10 - December 10 - Transport Intelligence has said that the talks between DSV and UTi Worldwide which were revealed in the media last week show that there is an undiminished appetite for mergers and acquisitions in the global logistics industry.
Views: 1910
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San Lorenzo changes towing rules

December 8 - December 8 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has issued guidance about new towage regulations affecting the port of San Lorenzo in Argentina.
Views: 667
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ALE tests Argentina's largest crane

December 2 - December 2 - ALE's Argentina branch has used the largest crane operating in the country - a Liebherr LR11350 crawler crane - to complete its role in YPF's Nuevo Coke project.
Views: 990
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Cosco in Olympic lift

November 28 - November 28 - At the New Port of Huangpu, China, Cosco Shipping successfully loaded a 474-tonne ferry on board its multipurpose heavy lift vessel, Da Liang.
Views: 1262
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CFNR on the double

November 28 - November 28 - CFNR Group recently executed a pair of heavy lift project shipments, utilising its skills in the inland waterway logistics sector.
Views: 1280
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KONGSBERG in with Blue Water

November 27 - November 27 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Kongsberg that includes a two-year framework agreement covering international and domestic freight by air, sea and road for all the latter's subsidiaries.
Views: 933
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HongFa Shipping to launch liner service

November 24 - November 24 - On January 10, 2015, HongFa Shipping is set to launch a new liner service between the Far East, Southeast Asia and the East Coast of South America.
Views: 2478
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Blue Water cooperates with SBM

November 20 - November 20 - SBM Offshore has chosen Blue Water Shipping to handle the transportation and freight forwarding of spare parts and equipment for FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela during the production phase.
Views: 888
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BBC Chartering reveals surcharges

November 20 - November 20 - BBC Chartering has introduced a low sulphur surcharge and revealed the costs, which will become effective on December 15, 2014.
Views: 1021
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THLG celebrates successful event

November 18 - November 18 - The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) celebrated one of its most successful conferences, which took place during October in Limassol, Cyprus.
Views: 1577
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Ritchie Bros. in management shake-up

November 11 - November 11 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has made several changes to its reporting structure and senior management team.
Views: 1308
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FPS Dalian back on the rails

November 11 - November 11 - FPS Dalian - a member of the Famous Pacific Shipping Group - has handled eight shipments of brand new electric passenger train units for the Brazilian rail network so far in 2014.
Views: 1019
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Update: ALP in Harms' way?

November 10 - November 10 - ALP Maritime Services has entered into a purchase agreement to purchase six anchor handling tugs, which are currently managed and operated by Harms Bergung Transport & Heavylift.
Views: 2254
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Topline wraps up properly

November 5 - November 5 - Topline Express Logistics has recently handled two projects that were packed or re-packed by the company to save logistical costs.
Views: 1352
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Cargolux names sales & marketing head

November 4 - November 4 - Cargolux Airlines International has confirmed Niek van der Weide as its new executive vice president sales & marketing.
Views: 607
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Ryano in remote project move

November 4 - November 4 - Ryano Logistics recently executed a complex project, transporting three power generators, a transformer and an oversize fuel tank from the Netherlands to a remote part of the Andes mountain range in Peru.
Views: 1260
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Infrastructure vital for SOHAR's success

October 31 - October 31 - SOHAR executive commercial manager Edwin Lammers has emphasised the importance of pressing forward with national infrastructure projects that will allow the port to offer better connectivity across the GCC region.
Views: 1299
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Integral appoints Parra

October 28 - October 28 - Integral Chile has appointed Carla Parra as its new operations manager.
Views: 1178
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A foxy dozen down Rio way

October 20 - October 20 - Fox Cargo do Brasil has project managed the transportation of 12 new electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Zhangzhou, China to the Libra Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 1755
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BBC delivers RTG quartet

October 14 - October 14 - BBC Chartering's 166 m long heavy lift vessel, BBC Spring, has shipped four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Phu My in Vietnam to the Chilean port of San Antonio.
Views: 1188
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Argentinia's first satellite takes to the sky

October 2 - October 2 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have transported the first-ever space satellite manufactured in Argentina, from San Carlos de Bariloche airport to its launch site in French Guiana.
Views: 603
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Terex duo at work in Peru

September 26 - September 26 - A Terex HC 230 and HC 275 crawler crane have been delivered to Peru's Port of Paita in order to assist in one of the largest construction operations ever performed at the port's container terminal.
Views: 949
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Significant drop in shipping emissions

September 26 - September 26 - According to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the total greenhouse gas emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been over 20 percent lower in 2012 than in 2007.
Views: 789
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USA sees construction machinery slip

September 22 - September 22 - US construction machinery exports dropped 17.3 percent during the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year, reports the SC&RA.
Views: 1273
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Fairmount trio in Knarr tow

September 20 - September 20 - Three Fairmount Marine tug vessels have towed the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Petrojarl Knarr from South Korea to Norway.
Views: 932
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The Friday Flyer - September 19th 2014

September 19 - Today we saw the climax of what has been a rollercoaster ride for the United Kingdom, in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum. The numbers were close, but the result is clear: a union that has lasted for 307 years remains together.
Views: 2413
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ALE heads to Rio

September 18 - September 18 - ALE has installed a 1,538-tonne accommodation module and a 702-tonne service module on the Petrobras P-74 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 1116
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Coscol on the right track

September 12 - September 12 - Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) has delivered 30 high-speed railcars to Argentina's Port of Buenos Aires on board its multipurpose vessel Da Tai.
Views: 734
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Tianjie SPMTs put to work

September 12 - September 12 - A 278-tonne generator has been transported in South America using a 12x3 file combination of Tianjie self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs).
Views: 715
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Sevenstar appoints Caren

September 10 - September 10 - With the demand for yacht transport expanding between North America and Asia, Sevenstar Yacht Transport has appointed Kris Caren as its new West Coast representative.
Views: 1630
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Transdata goes multimodal

September 9 - September 9 - Having acquired 120 axles of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), Brazilian specialised transportation company Transdata claims to own the largest self-propelled fleet in South America.
Views: 1125
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Extra Logistics goes the extra mile

September 9 - September 9 - Long Beach, California headquartered Extra Logistics LLC has transported a 16-tonne outsize mineral processing machine from a cement factory in Spain to the Port of Los Angeles.
Views: 1431
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General cargo booms on St Lawrence Seaway

September 8 - September 8 - Total cargo shipments on the St. Lawrence Seaway has surpassed 2013 levels, with 20 million tonnes transiting the waterway between March 25 and August 31, up 3 percent year-on-year.
Views: 841
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ALATRANS hits ground running

September 5 - September 5 - A consortium of Latin American companies specialised in the transport and handling of heavy cargoes are combining to form a new association: ALATRANS (Asociacion Latino Americana de Empresas de Transporte y Movimiento de Cargas Pesadas).
Views: 1148
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Ruslan assists mine production

August 27 - August 27 - One of Ruslan International's An-124 freighters has delivered a large replacement ball mill head, weighing 19 tonnes, from Australia to a mining company in Chile, enabling full production to be resumed.
Views: 885
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Latin American first for Liebherr

August 27 - August 27 - The first Liebherr LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane to be used in Latin America, which is owned by Gruas Alquileres, is currently operating in a copper-zinc mine in the Peruvian Andes.
Views: 708
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CAL adds 747

August 25 - August 25 - CAL Cargo Airlines has purchased a Boeing 747-400-ERF, originally manufactured in 2007, thereby completing the upgrade of the airline's fleet to two open nose and door freighters.
Views: 974
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RollDock storms onto the scene

August 20 - August 18 - RollDock's newbuild vessel RollDock Storm has made its maiden voyage from the Belgian Port of Zeebrugge to Russia's Port of Sabetta, carrying equipment for a dredging project.
Views: 1038
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Success for GBS liner service

August 20 - August 20 - Global Boat Shipping's (GBS) liner service has shipped five yachts from Hamburg within one week.
Views: 844
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Harms Bergung in Dolphin tow

August 18 - August 18 - Harms Bergung Transport & Heavylift's anchor handling tug Orcus has been chartered by Dolphin Drilling to tow the semisubmersible rig Borgny Dolphin from Brazil to Scotland.
Views: 824
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Argosy on the gas

August 14 - August 14 - Argosy Transportation Group has transported four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks from Veracruz, Mexico to Georgetown in Guyana.
Views: 1201
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Roll-Lift sets off in Uruguay

August 13 - August 13 - Roll-Lift's Uruguayan operation has begun the transport of the first heavy load destined for the Punta del Tigre combined cycle power plant, from the port of Nueva Palmira.
Views: 722
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Garone loads transformers

August 6 - August 6 - Garone Logistics China Ltd. has loaded transformers in Shanghai for transport to Cagayan in the Philippines.
Views: 929
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BBC delivers Rio module

August 1 - August 1 - BBC Chartering has shipped a 1,380-tonne modular accommodation unit from Dalian in China to Rio de Janeiro, on board the BBC Sapphire.
Views: 1168
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Report sees forwarding market decline

July 31 - Declining in value by 3.3 percent from 2012, the global freight forwarding market is facing major challenges as it fights to stay viable in a changing global environment, says Transport Intelligence in its latest report, 'Global Freight Forwarding 2014'.
Views: 1064
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Ruslan delivers on time

July 22 - July 22 - Ruslan International has delivered an urgent shipment of ethanol production equipment from Canada to Brazil in time for a VIP opening ceremony.
Views: 700
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ISS appoints Schlaepfer

July 14 - July 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Henrique Schlaepfer as its new managing director in Brazil.
Views: 1526
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UTC promotes Knezevic

July 11 - July 11 - UTC Overseas has appointed Mirko Knezevic to the newly created position of global chief operating officer.
Views: 1130
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Outlook for air cargo stabilises

July 4 - July 4 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7 percent growth compared to a year ago.
Views: 1607
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Angolan JV for Intermarine

July 3 - July 3 - Intermarine LLC has entered into a joint venture with Angolan company Transtar Transitario LDA to form Transmarine.
Views: 1154
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Latin growth for Hansa

June 30 - June 30 - HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Platetrade SA to support its Sao Paulo/Brazil office as part of the ongoing development of its agency network.
Views: 1663
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Liebherr chalks up 30,000

June 30 - June 30 - The recent delivery of an LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane was the 30,000th supplied by Liebherr-Werk Ehingen to date.
Views: 949
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SAL ships coal loaders

June 26 - June 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's Lone has transported two shiploaders with a combined weight of approximately 1,900 tonnes from Germany to Northern Colombia, becoming the first ship to call at the newly constructed pier in Puerto Bolivar.
Views: 1127
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Hansa appoints Neuendorff

June 19 - June 19 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Steven Neuendorff as head of Americas, based at the company's regional headquarters in Houston.
Views: 1620
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ICS concerned by regulatory reform

June 16 - June 16 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - the principal global trade association for shipowners representing over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet - met in Limassol, Cyprus last week for its annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 1446
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Steady year for Liebherr

June 16 - June 16 - During 2013, Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of USD12.12 billion against what it described as a backdrop of moderate international progress.
Views: 1934
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150-tonner for Damani

June 9 - June 9 - Damani Shipping has handled the shipment of a 150-tonne transformer from India's port of Mumbai to Port Callao in Peru.
Views: 1276
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NileDutch welcomes Breda

June 9 - June 9 - The naming ceremony of the first of four NileDutch newbuild vessels, the NileDutch Breda, has been held at the Shanghai Shipyard on Chongming Island.
Views: 1397
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Potential stevedores strike in Brazil

June 6 - June 6 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Brazil is advising of a potential national stevedores strike planned to begin on June 10, 2014.
Views: 710
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Electrostatic move for ABC

May 28 - May 28 - ABC Cargo Logistic has transported electrostatic heater treatment equipment from the shipper's facilities in Carenco, Los Angeles to Houston.
Views: 1239
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Kamag carries 6,000-tonne module

May 23 - May 23 - Dongbang, KCTC and Korea Express have transported a 6,000-tonne Doosan-manufactured seawater desalination plant module using Kamag K24 transporters.
Views: 620
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Jumbo delivers pancakes

May 23 - May 23 - Jumbo's vessel Fairpartner has carried 11 foundation decks for Estaleiros Do Brasil Ltda (EBR) from Iskenderun, Turkey to Rio Grande in Brazil.
Views: 1006
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Capital projects and contracts - May 23rd 2014

May 23 - This week we have seen Technip win a giant USD6.14 billion EPC deal for a LNG facility in Russia, a consortium including RWE Dea and Petrofac securing a USD976 million contact to build a gas processing plant in the Algerian Sahara, and Europe's largest bl
Views: 1900
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Las Vegas welcomes PPG

May 19 - May 19 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG), with the support of its USA member TransProject LLC, enjoyed a successful annual conference in Las Vegas from May 7-9.
Views: 1142
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Faymonville expands in Russia

May 16 - May 16 - Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has opened a new service station in Noginsk, near Moscow.
Views: 790
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Banz Geodis Wilson opens in Bahrain

May 15 - May 15 - Freight forwarder Geodis Wilson has formed a joint venture with regional warehousing and distribution specialist Banz Group in Bahrain.
Views: 576
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Capital projects and contracts - May 9th 2014

May 9 - Here is a round up of some the key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. This week we have seen GE secure a deal to supply gas engines for China's emerging shale gas market, Fluor winning an EPC contract for the Quell
Views: 2504
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Nordana in ro-ro fleet renewal

May 8 - May 8 - Through an agreement with Cobelfret of Luxembourg, Nordana can now present the complete fleet that will replace its current tonnage in the Mediterranean/Latin America - USA service.
Views: 1168
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Terex ups Indonesia's floating crane capacity

May 7 - May 7 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has strengthened its presence in Indonesia, with the order of three further Terex Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes from Winning Logistics Investments Pte Ltd.
Views: 1383
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Transitex Italia eyes sub-Saharan projects

May 6 - May 6 - Spanish freight forwarding group Transitex has established a new division in Genoa - Transitex Italia - specialising in project cargo and reefer logistics.
Views: 1309
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Multitrade trains arrive on schedule

May 2 - May 2 - Multitrade Spain has coordinated the international shipment of a number trains, using its own fleet of special trailers and railcars.
Views: 694
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Rotterdam wins Brazilian business

April 30 - April 30 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica signed a joint venture agreement in Vit
Views: 1190
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Fairmount duo delivers rig

April 30 - April 30 - Fairmount Marine's two tugs Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Alpine have towed the ENSCO 5006 rig from Cyprus to Singapore.
Views: 602
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Geodis appoints Indian head of sales

April 25 - April 25 - Geodis India has appointed Sascha Von Ometzinski as national sales manager, with responsibility for the sales and marketing development of Geodis' freight forwarding and logistics division in India.
Views: 1239
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TII Group offers range of "Monster Machines"

April 23 - April 23 - The TII Group, which incorporates the Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag brands, gives an overview of its biggest transportation devices available.
Views: 1330
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Terex gives Chile's wind energy industry a boost

April 17 - April 17 - Gruas Burger has helped erect the new generation wind farm, Valle De Los Vientos, in the Chilean region of Antofagasta for Enel GreenPower, using its Terex CC 2800-1 NT crawler crane.
Views: 955
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ISS opens in Venezuela

April 16 - April 16 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has expanded its network in Central and South America with the opening of ISS Venezuela in Puerto La Cruz.
Views: 1009
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ClassNK adds Brazilian survey office

April 15 - April 15 - ClassNK has established a new exclusive survey office in Belem, Brazil, strategically located to allow the company to respond quickly to clients across the northeast region of the continent and dispatch surveyors where they are needed.
Views: 684
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Loomis to buy VIA MAT

April 14 - April 14 - Loomis AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Zurich-based VIA MAT Holding AG, which has an enterprise value of approximately CHF200 million (USD227.3 million)
Views: 1387
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Projects and contracts - April 11th 2014

April 11 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week. We have seen the US and Russia fall out over nuclear energy, the incorporation of what will be one of the world's leading alumini
Views: 1807
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Strike warning for Argentina

April 10 - April 10 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a potential general strike in Argentina today from 00:00 to 24:00.
Views: 759
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It's a first for Yacht Exports

April 9 - April 9 - Yacht Exports has transported a 13.6-tonne and 15.5 m long yacht, Cranchi Atlantique, from Italy to Peru.
Views: 906
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Steel plates fly with Damani

April 8 - April 8 - Damani Shipping Pvt Ltd acted as air freight agents to transport eight steel plates from Mumbai to the Brazilian town of Porto Alegre on a part charter.
Views: 988
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WWL expands service to Chile

April 7 - April 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has expanded its ocean service to South America's west coast by adding a monthly call to San Antonio in Chile.
Views: 946
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Projects and contracts - April 4th 2014

April 4 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week, including a QDVC-led JV winning a large motorway construction project and Wood Group securing retrofit projects in Australia.
Views: 1512
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Alian

April 4 - April 4 - Alian
Views: 1424
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Mammoet relocates methanol plant

April 3 - April 3 - Mammoet has completed the transportation of an entire methanol plant over 8,720 km from the southernmost part of Chile to the US State of Louisiana for Methanex Corporation.
Views: 830
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ACI Cargo in oil rig move

April 2 - April 2 - ACI Cargo Logistics SA has transported a dismantled oil rig from Pozo Gigante 5 in Huila to Colombia's Barranquilla port, which will then be shipped to China for the Greatwall Drilling Co.'s (GWDC) oil rig.
Views: 1294
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ISS wins Brazilian project

April 1 - April 1 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has been appointed by Van Oord to provide a range of support solutions to an offshore pipelaying project at Rota Cabiunas in Brazil's Santos Basin.
Views: 1237
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Projects and contracts - March 28th 2014

March 28 - This week we have seen major developments in the oil and gas sector in Russia, a conflicted outlook for the future of Scottish renewables and the first step in China's shale gas journey - and much more.
Views: 1073
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HAV eyes lighter-than-air future

March 27 - March 27 - UK headquartered Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has purchased a 92 m long US Army airship and converted it into the world's longest aircraft, the Airlander 10.
Views: 713
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DHL appoints Davel

March 27 - March 27 - DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Jannie Davel as its new senior vice president of air freight for DHL Global Forwarding, Americas.
Views: 1288
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TotalViax and Martin Bencher join forces

March 25 - March 25 - Martin Bencher USA and Venezuela's TotalViax worked together to transport a 91.6-tonne rotary railcar dumper from its manufacturer's facility in New Orleans to the customer's premises 35 km away from the Venezuelan river port of Palua.
Views: 1116
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Rolldock performs flo-flo operation

March 24 - March 24 - Rolldock's Rolldock Sea has loaded two 900-tonne push tugs in Izmit, Turkey by the float-in method destined for shipment to Nueva Palmira in Uruguay.
Views: 1035
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EPC round up - March 21, 2014

March 21 - March 21 - Here is a round up of some of the most important developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week.
Views: 1864
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Erickson on the Hunt

March 14 - March 14 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has signed a four-year contract with Hunt Oil Exploration and Production Company of Peru, L.L.C., to deliver construction, cargo and personnel airlift services in the country.
Views: 912
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Boskalis breaks records in 2013

March 13 - March 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands based dredging and marine contractor - posted a record net profit of EUR366 million (USD511 million) in 2013, up from EUR249 million (USD347.7 million) in 2012.
Views: 1495
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Latin sales soar for Liebherr

March 13 - March 13 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has experienced continuing strong demand for its mobile harbour crane range in Latin America, with seven orders being placed by regional port and terminal operators.
Views: 934
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NileDutch ups West Africa capacity

March 13 - March 13 - Netherlands headquartered shipping line NileDutch has enhanced its Asia-West Africa container service by chartering a 4,250 teu vessel onto the route.
Views: 1529
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ISS appoints Lavau-Wira

March 12 - March 12 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Olivier Lavau-Wira as vice president of sales, marine solutions, for its South and Central America region.
Views: 1106
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March 4 - March 4 - Following an eight percent decline in overall cargo volumes in 2013 through the port of Brake, the port's operator called for the River Weser to be improved to help improve its operational competitiveness.
Views: 1341
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PCN duo on the case

March 4 - March 4 - Prime Cargo AS and INTERTRANSPORT Hohnholz GmbH have worked together to arrange the collection of two 33-tonne cases from their supplier's facility in Osnabr
Views: 980
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Fairmount delivers ENSCO rig

March 3 - March 3 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has towed the rig ENSCO 5002 from Rio de Janeiro to Singapore via the Cape of Good Hope.
Views: 830
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Oil and gas milestone for Volga-Dnepr

February 24 - February 24 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 45 tonnes of equipment from Rio de Janeiro to Prestwick, Scotland on board an IL-76TD-90VD freighter, marking its 1,100th flight for customers in the oil and gas industry.
Views: 729
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Hansa enters Latin America

February 20 - February 20 - As part of its ongoing expansion plans, Hansa Heavy Lift has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 1109
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Super Puma hits the road

February 20 - February 20 - Schenker of Canada and Schenker USA together executed a complex project shipment, delivering a USD6.5 million Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter from Langley in British Columbia to Lima, Peru.
Views: 973
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Kestrel and SSL to serve Americas

February 18 - February 18 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Views: 1283
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Liebherr denies blame for Brazilian accident

February 14 - February 14 - All investigations concluded to date by the Liebherr crane experts have shown that its LR 11350 crane was not the cause of the accident at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo on November 27, 2013.
Views: 902
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DHL wins wind power project

February 13 - February 13 - DHL Industrial Projects China has won a contract to transport six 2.1 MW wind turbines from China to Chile.
Views: 754
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It all starts here, says SOHAR

February 11 - February 11 - SOHAR Port and Freezone have launched a new brand identity as part of an international marketing drive.
Views: 851
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Rio-bound Beta hitches ride with Cosco

February 11 - February 11 - Atlantica Tender Drilling's semi-submersible Beta platform has been successfully transported from Dalian to Rio De Janeiro on the deck of Coscol's semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Tai An Kou.
Views: 766
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New Mercedes-Benz SLT

February 4 - February 4 - Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new SLT heavy haulage vehicle, designed for a gross truck and trailer weight of 250 tonnes.
Views: 3666
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Saudia Cargo maintains solid performance in 2013

February 4 - February 4 - Saudia Cargo continues to perform well despite the difficult economic climate, comments Nabil Khojah, ceo of the standalone air freight business of Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Views: 1298
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Another good year for Liebherr

January 29 - January 29 - Liebherr reports that sales of mobile harbour cranes (LHM) have once more contributed strongly to its overall success in 2013.
Views: 1810
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Concerns dent oil and gas optimism

January 22 - January 22 - According to new research study by DNV GL, 89 percent of Asia Pacific oil and gas professionals are confident about the industry outlook for 2014, but optimistic outlook is clouded by concerns over costs and uncertain oil prices.
Views: 1146
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Link-Belt adds Peruvian distributor

January 21 - January 21 - Kentucky, USA based crane manufacturer Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co, has named a new South American distributor - Peru based Montacargas Zapler S.R.L.
Views: 778
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Emerging markets rising

January 20 - January 20 - The potential growth opportunities on offer in emerging markets outweigh the concerns over political and economic instability that affected developing countries in 2013, according to the 2014 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.
Views: 1667
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BNSF opens project cargo centre

January 20 - January 20 - BNSF Logistics has opened its global project cargo centre in Houston, USA, which will provide pricing, solutions development, carrier management and operations execution to its customers engaged in the movement of over dimensional and overwei
Views: 1057
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Mining move for Tuscor Lloyds

January 20 - January 20 - Tuscor Lloyds has handled the shipment of 32 units of mining equipment and machinery from the port of Antwerp to the port of Callao in Peru.
Views: 1072
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Double vessel delivery for TOS

January 15 - January 15 - TOS has begun the delivery of a German coaster vessel and Belgian inland pusher from the port of Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands to South America.
Views: 664
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Universal in Paraguay transhipment

January 13 - January 13 - Paraguay based project forwarder Universal Shipping Agency has transhipped a consignment of dismantled cranes in Nueva Palmira, destined for a shipyard in Asunci
Views: 1068
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The Friday Flyer - January 10th 2014

January 10 - Could a dispute between client and builder push back the completion of lock upgrading on the Panama Canal past the planned competition date of October 21, 2014 into 2015?
Views: 2174
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Fairmount completes Atlantic tow

January 10 - January 10 - Netherlands based short and deep-sea towage specialist Fairmount Marine, has delivered the ENSCO 5004 rig from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Malta.
Views: 432
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GE Oil & Gas opens in Brazil

January 8 - January 8 - GE Oil & Gas has opened a new 54,813 sq m logistics base in Niteroi in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to serve the Brazilian oil and gas sector.
Views: 1282
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Expansion to go ahead at Lemesos port

January 7 - January 7 - The Cyprus Ports Authority (CPA) is going ahead with a contract which will see the port of Lemesos' western basin quay extended by 500 m, increasing its total length to 1,270 m.
Views: 1124
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MINTs - stars of the future

January 6 - January 6 - Jim O'Neill, former chief economist and head of asset management at Goldman Sachs and recognised inventor of the 'BRIC' acronym, has taken to looking at the next four frontier economies that over the next 10 years could develop into global sta
Views: 1323
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UTC opens in Mexico City

January 3 - January 3 - Texas, USA based project forwarder UTC Overseas Inc., has established a new office in Mexico.
Views: 1397
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Chapman Freeborn fuels plant project

January 3 - January 3 - Chapman Freeborn Italy has coordinated an urgent cargo charter to transport a giant piece of machinery for a biofuel plant project from Turin, Italy to Recife in Brazil.
Views: 1059

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