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Volcanic move for ILS

December 28 - December 28 - ILS Chile has delivered a consignment of project cargo to the Cerro Pabellón geothermal plant, which is located at an altitude of 5,000 m in one of the South American country's volcanic areas.
Views: 1373
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Qatar strengthens American links

December 21 - December 21 - With effect from February 2017, Qatar Airways Cargo will commence freighter services to and from the South American destinations of Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito, as well as Miami in the USA.
Views: 1269
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Shipping confidence hits 15-month high

December 21 - December 21 - Shipping confidence improved for the third successive quarter in the three months ending November 16, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1894
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Transdata makes Amazon delivery

December 19 - December 19 - Heavy transport provider Transdata has completed the delivery of 14 transformers to the Xingu substation in the Brazilian Amazon region, which will help transform part of the high voltage energy produced by the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant
Views: 1152
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Maersk to buy Hamburg Süd

December 1 - December 1 - Maersk Line has reached an agreement to purchase German container shpping line Hamburg Süd from the Oetker Group.
Views: 1358
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ACS flies record American load

November 23 - November 23 - Air Charter Services (ACS) chartered Antonov Airlines' AN-225 freighter to transport a 182-tonne transformer from Brazil to Chile - which it claims is the heaviest single unit of cargo to be transported by air in the Americas.
Views: 1408
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Blue Water delivers to White Rock

November 22 - November 22 - Blue Water Shipping has coordinated the first shipment of wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New South Wales from China to the Port of Newcastle in Australia.
Views: 1621
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ITIC warns over misread tariffs

November 21 - November 22 - According to the International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC), the misreading of tariffs in shipping documentation is a common cause of costly claims.
Views: 1025
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AN 225 loads in Leipzig

November 15 - November 15 - The huge Antonov 225 aircraft has landed at Germany's Leipzig/Halle Airport to load 160 tonnes of freight for delivery to Chile'
Views: 988
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High five for Hansa

November 15 - November 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift has transported five Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes, weighing a total of 1,400 tonnes, from Denmark and Belgium to Bulgaria and Egypt.
Views: 1650
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Baggio delivers topside modules

November 11 - November 11 - Brazil based Baggio Shipping & Chartering has coordinated the transport of four super heavy lift modules from Thailand to China on board TPI Megaline's heavy transport vessel Mega Caravan.
Views: 1590
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ICS hails IMO agreement on CO2

November 9 - November 9 - At the UNFCCC Climate Conference (COP 22) in Marrakesh, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said that the recent International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreement on a CO2 Road Map for shipping is a significant decision giving furth
Views: 987
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Cosco, DEME sign umbrella deal

November 1 - November 1 - Cosco Shipping and DEME have signed an umbrella agreement to work closely on the development of offshore wind energy in China.
Views: 1362
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Coordinadora in global expansion

October 20 - October 20 - Spain headquartered Coordinadora has established new offices in Abu Dhabi, Chile and Peru as part of its strategic growth plan.
Views: 974
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Shipping costs continue to decline

October 20 - October 20 - Accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens says total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average of 2.4 percent year-on-year in 2015.
Views: 1450
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Aqualis Offshore awarded survey contracts

October 20 - October 20 - Aqualis Offshore has been awarded contracts to provide marine warranty services to three different floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) projects in Brazil.
Views: 1201
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ALE oils up in Venezuela

October 19 - October 19 - ALE has recently transported another 118-tonne module for the expansion of the La Cruz refinery in Venezuela using self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) supplied by Scheuerle.
Views: 878
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Altius completes Talara move

October 19 - October 19 - Altius has completed the delivery of a crude distiller and fractionator column from Masan in South Korea to Paita, Peru for the Talara refinery project.
Views: 965
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Mallory makes for Miami

October 11 - October 11 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has opened a new office and warehouse in Miami, Florida, USA.
Views: 1020
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FOX Brasil on the boil

October 6 - October 6 - Project logistics provider FOX Brasil has coordinated the door-to-door delivery of a 56-tonne boiler from the USA to Salvador, Brazil.
Views: 1081
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ALE makes Brazilian crane debut

October 3 - October 3 - ALE's largest capacity crane, the AL.SK350, has performed its first lifts in Brazil as part of a project to install around 40 oversize modules onto the P-74 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Views: 861
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Bahri looks to US expansion

September 30 - September 30 - Bahri intends to develop and expand its business in the American market, with the opening of a second US office in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1823
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Mejia on board at Dan-Gulf

September 28 - September 28 - Dan-Gulf Shipping, which is based in New Orleans, USA, has appointed Alberto Mejia as vice president in the company's liner department.
Views: 1324
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ABC adds Seattle flights

September 21 - September 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow, Russia to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the USA.
Views: 1129
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More moves for PCN members

September 15 - September 15 - Turk Logistics and Heavy Transport - member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bahrain - has signed an agreement to become Gulf Air's cargo sales agent, and been awarded a logistics services contract by Olayan Kimberly Clark Bahrain.
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Platetrade delivers Paraguay plant

September 6 - September 6 - Platetrade Argentina and Platetrade Paraguay have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a cement plant from China to Puerto Seguro in Paraguay.
Views: 843
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GAC adds another in Brazil

September 6 - September 6 - GAC Brazil has opened its eighth Brazilian office in Vitória.
Views: 891
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ALE tests AL.SK350

September 5 - September 5 - ALE has successfully load tested its AL.SK350 crane ahead of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) module integration project in Brazil.
Views: 800
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DHL inks racing car contract

August 26 - August 26 - A new partnership agreement has been signed by DHL and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), which will see the logistics provider organise the shipment of the teams' motor sport materials and equipment to the overseas events.
Views: 1341
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Hansa makes Brazilian FPSO move

August 25 - August 25 - Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped five pipe racks and three oversize modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 tonnes, for a new floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit off the coast of Brazil.
Views: 1445
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Profits tumble at Boskalis

August 19 - August 19 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) realised a net profit of EUR147.5 million in the first half of 2016, less than half of the EUR 306.5 million it achieved in the corresponding period of 2015, with the spot market in its Offshore Energy dep
Views: 1621
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Finnlines to delist and go private

August 17 - August 17 - Today, Finnlines Plc (Finnlines), part of the Grimaldi Group, will file a delisting application with Nasdaq Helsinki for the termination of trading in the Finnlines shares and for the delisting of the shares from the official list of that stoc
Views: 1077
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Hapag-Lloyd carries trains to Peru

August 16 - August 16 - Today's loading of six metro cars onboard Hapag Lloyd's container ship Cerinthus at the port of Salerno, Italy, marks the first in a series of shipments that will see the shipping line carry a total of 42 trains consisting of 252 metro cars fr
Views: 1333
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Crowley names strategy VP

August 16 - August 16 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Eric Evans to vice president of strategy, a newly-created position that will focus on facilitating long-term growth through external business partnerships, including mergers and acquisitions.
Views: 1728
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SeaWorks handles Amazonian cargoes

August 15 - August 15 - Earlier this summer, SeaWorks' multipurpose heavy lift ship, SCL Angela sailed from Belem, North Brazil to Moerdijk, The Netherlands with a full cargo of used rolling stock, including dump trucks, hydraulic excavators, water trucks and compact
Views: 1100
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Worldwide success for PCN members

August 12 - August 12 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Poland, Scandinavian Express has completed the transport of six bridge sections, each measuring 7.5 m wide, from Poland to Sweden.
Views: 1550
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NWSA benefits from widened Panama Canal

August 11 - August 11 - Officials at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) have welcomed the first call of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL)'s ro-ro vessel Thalatta as an excellent example of how the ports of Seattle and Tacoma will benefit from the widening o
Views: 992
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NASA balloon recovered by BNSFL

August 11 - August 11 - BNSF Logistics' (BNSFL) global project centre in Houston has recovered a NASA super pressure balloon from a site close to the city of Arequipa in Peru.
Views: 1064
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WCA Projects members on the move

August 5 - August 5 - WCA Projects member, Falcon Logistics Solution, has completed the trial shipment of seven mobile cranes from China to Thailand, with the help of Qingdao Maga International Logistics, reports Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 1691
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GAC opens at Açu Port

July 28 - July 28 - GAC has opened a seventh Brazilian office at São João da Barra in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 972
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NileDutch adds Douala call

July 27 - July 27 - NileDutch has added a twice-weekly port call at Douala, Cameroon to its West Europe - West Africa (WEWA) service.
Views: 1209
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Throughput down in Rotterdam

July 21 - July 21 - The Port of Rotterdam handled 3 percent less cargo in the first half of 2016 than it did in the same period last year.
Views: 1222
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WWL keeps railcars rolling

July 20 - July 20 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been awarded a contract to ship a series of railcars from Spain to Chile for the expansion of the Santiago metro network.
Views: 1512
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Liebherr makes Argentinian sale

July 18 - July 18 - Argentinian crane rental company Gruas Londres has taken delivery of a 200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1438
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CLA receives second freighter

July 14 - July 14 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 747-8 freighter at the Farnborough International Airshow 2016.
Views: 940
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Jumbo loads crane giants

July 14 - July 14 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairlane has loaded two Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 1502
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Bravo orders ten from Lockheed

July 14 - July 14 - Bravo Industries, the Brazilian logistics and defence group, has ordered ten new-generation 'Super Hercules' commercial freighters, which it plans to use to reach the country's 'underserved regions' that lack ground support and critical infrastr
Views: 1488
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WWPC names Overseas Logistica

July 12 - July 12 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has appointed Overseas Logistica as its exclusive member in Brazil.
Views: 1188
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Boskalis to axe ships and staff

July 8 - July 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) is making good on its prediction in March and has announced that it will go ahead with plans to retire ships and make wholesale redundancies across the company.
Views: 1285
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ALE toasts crane work

July 6 - July 6 - ALE's Middle East branch is currently managing the delivery and installation of a variety of port cranes in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Togo and Guatemala.
Views: 1391
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FLS stuffs into boxes

June 30 - June 30 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the delivery of a 2,500 cu m consignment of gas turbine generators from the UAE to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Views: 1037
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Bridging the gap to Brazil

June 22 - June 22 - A loading system developed for the transportation of long aerospace cargoes provided the perfect solution to help load a 35 m long telescopic bridge onto a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100 freighter for its delivery to Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 903
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Geodis targets oil and gas resupply

June 21 - June 21 - International logistics provider Geodis is presently opening a new office in Aberdeen, UK, focusing on the oil and gas resupply business.
Views: 1724
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Siemens and Gamesa to merge

June 21 - June 21 - Siemens has signed a binding agreement to merge its wind power business with Gamesa to create what it claims will become “a leading global wind power player”.
Views: 1445
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Qatar Airways plans expansion

June 16 - June 16 - Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann, has announced that the Middle Eastern airline plans to become a major player in three new markets - transpacific, Australia and South America - over the next nine months.
Views: 1226
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Mammoet prepares for FPSO integration

June 10 - June 10 - Mammoet has begun preparations for lifting modules onto the P-76 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) hull in Brazil.
Views: 1648
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Great Lakes ports kick-start shipping season

June 9 - June 9 - During the first nine weeks of the 2016 navigation season, a number of ships have delivered high-value project cargoes to ports in the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway system.
Views: 1910
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Ecuador port deal agreed

June 8 - June 8 - DP World has been awarded a 50-year concession for the development of a greenfield multipurpose port project in Posorja, Ecuador, 65 km from Guayaquil.
Views: 1344
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MACS adds South American options

June 2 - June 2 - Through a connecting carrier arrangement with Seaboard Marine, MACS can now offer a new service option between Europe, the west coast of South America and Jamaica.
Views: 1011
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WCA celebrates tenth meeting

June 2 - June 2 - The WCA Projects network's tenth annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal from May 17-20 was attended by 150 members representing 60 countries.
Views: 1529
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Hellmann in Spanish transformation

June 1 - June 1 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics' project cargo team in Spain has coordinated the delivery of a 116-tonne transformer from the Port of Vigo to Chile.
Views: 1014
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Rickmers takes on Nordana's project line

June 1 - June 1 - Consolidation in the multipurpose shipping sector took a further step forward today with the news that Rickmers-Linie is set to take over Nordana Project & Chartering.
Views: 1561
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Pasha goes green in LA

May 30 - May 30 - Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals and the Port of Los Angeles are launching the Green Omni Terminal Demonstration Project, a full-scale, real-time demonstration of zero and near-zero emission technologies at a working marine terminal, which they cl
Views: 1981
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MPM adds mining machine

May 30 - May 30 - Santiago, Chile based equipment rental company MPM has added a 130-tonne capacity Grove GMK5130-2 crane to its fleet to assist with lifting operations in the country's mining industry.
Views: 915
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Mammoet moves FPSO modules

May 19 - May 19 - Mammoet has completed the load-out of modules bound for the P66 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel in Brazil.
Views: 1444
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GAC names South American head

May 18 - May 18 - GAC North America has appointed Carlos Arrieta as regional commercial director, oil and gas in South America.
Views: 1423
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Coordinadora opens in Peru

May 12 - May 12 - Spanish company Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas is continuing its expansion into South America with the opening of a new office in Lima, Peru.
Views: 481
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Lions roar with The Charter Store

May 9 - May 9 - They may not have been particularly heavy nor out-of-gauge, but 33 rescued former circus lions are now in a place of safety following some good work by The Charter Store and Priority Worldwide Services.
Views: 957
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Port Manatee offers workshops

May 4 - May 4 - The International Trade Hub at Port Manatee has started a series of workshops aimed at encouraging innovative commercial ties with European and Latin American businesses.
Views: 1538
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DP World in at Limassol

May 4 - May 4 - DP World has been granted a concession by the government of the Republic of Cyprus to develop and operate breakbulk capacity at the Cypriot Port of Limassol.
Views: 992
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PCN members keep on moving

April 29 - April 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in India, Procam Logistics, has coordinated the shipment of 24 wind turbine blades from Quinhuangdao, China to the Ratlam District of Madhya Pradesh via the Indian Port of Kandla.
Views: 2182
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JAS joins forces with Necotrans

April 26 - April 26 - JAS Worldwide and Necotrans Holding have formed a global alliance providing freight forwarding and logistics services.
Views: 1561
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Liburnia pushes the boats out

April 20 - April 20 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has handled the shipment of a 1,350-tonne tanker from the Port of Rotterdam to Nueva Palmira, Uruguay on board the semi-submersible vessel RollDock Sea.
Views: 857
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PCN round up

April 14 - April 14 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from across the globe have been busy executing a wide range of project cargo shipments recently.
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ABC chips in

April 12 - April 12 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) utilised two Boeing 747 freighter flights to transport microchip manufacturing units from Amsterdam to Dalian, China, on behalf of DB Schenker.
Views: 1025
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Agility strengthens in Colombia

April 7 - April 7 - Agility has expanded its operations in the Latin American market with the establishment of new offices in Bogota, Medellin and Cali in Colombia.
Views: 794
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Bilbao ups project cargo focus

March 31 - March 31 - According to Uniport Bilbao, SDW Shipping has begun a new monthly service linking the Spanish port with Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Bolivia.
Views: 2330
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Mammoet inks P-76 contract

March 31 - March 31 - Mammoet Brazil has signed a contract with the consortium Techint-Technip (CTTP76) for the lifting of 20 modules onto the hull of the Petrobas P-76 floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Views: 1701
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Arctic transit cargo slides

March 30 - March 30 - A sharp decline in transit shipping via the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in the past two years indicates a loss of interest from international shippers, suggests Platts.
Views: 1395
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New low in shipping confidence

March 24 - March 24 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to a record low in the three months to February 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens.
Views: 1691
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Turkish delight for BussErk

March 22 - March 22 - Buss Port Logistics' joint venture company with Erkport Lojistik, BussErk, has secured a two-year contract with Gübretas Terminal in southern Turkey, which covers the handling of bulk, general and project cargoes.
Views: 1871
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WWPC duo conquer Andes

March 11 - March 11 - Member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in France, B & B International, has worked together with fellow WWPC member, Solot Peru, to ship a ropeway from France and Italy to the South American nation.
Views: 840
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XLP members double up

March 4 - March 4 - Members of the XLProjects (XLP) network, International Freight Transport and Sacema Project Shipping, recently joined forces to transport a series of oversize cargoes from New Jersey, USA to Singapore.
Views: 1460
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WCA quartet prove expertise

March 4 - March 4 - WCA Projects network member, Altius, has completed the transportation of the final three 151-tonne transformers from Ilo port to the Nodo Energetico del Sur project site in Peru.
Views: 1946
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Hapag-Lloyd targets heavy cargoes

March 3 - March 3 - As part of an increased focus on obtaining heavy and over-dimensional cargoes for its container ships, Hapag-Lloyd has established special cargo teams for the major markets in Asia and the Americas, in addition to its special cargo division at i
Views: 2101
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WDS readies telescope for the cold

February 25 - February 25 - World Distribution Services (WDS) has been awarded a contract by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) to help coordinate the transport of a new radio telescope from the USA to Greenland.
Views: 1093
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Aqualis inks topside job

February 25 - February 25 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Cantex Global Logistics to provide marine warranty surveyor services for the transportation of the FPSO P67 and P70 topside modules from various Brazilian ports to Qingdao, China.
Views: 1296
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Manitowoc opens Colombia centre

February 19 - February 19 - Manitowoc Cranes has partnered with Colombia's E McAllister to offer after-sales support for its Manitowoc and Grove cranes throughout the South American nation.
Views: 1165
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Cargolux returns to Rio

February 17 - February 17 - Effective March 4, 2016, Cargolux Airlines International is returning to Rio de Janeiro with a weekly full freighter service to the Brazilian city.
Views: 517
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WCA Projects members busy

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the WCA Projects network in Colombia, China, Peru and India have handled the transport of a number of out-of-gauge cargo shipments across the globe.
Views: 1953
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Flensborg appoints French rep

February 4 - February 4 - With immediate effect Chilean-born Don Whelan has been appointed French representative to Flensborg and Associates.
Views: 1412
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AAL kicks off Puerto La Cruz contract

February 4 - February 4 - AAL has delivered the first shipment of project cargo for a multi-billion dollar expansion and deep-conversion project at Petroleos de Venezuela SA's (PDVSA) Puerto La Cruz refinery in eastern Venezuela.
Views: 1006
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Blast off for Streamlines in Canaveral

February 4 - February 4 - StreamLines' new Blue Stream liner service has become the first liner service to call at Port Canaveral's Canaveral Cargo Terminal, which is operated by Gulftainer USA.
Views: 1277
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Brazil tightens packing requirements

February 3 - February 3 - With effect from February 1, Brazil is enforcing mandatory compliance of wood packing material based on the ISPM (International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures) 15 Standard, informs DSV.
Views: 833
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MIQ strengthens Latin presence

February 3 - February 3 - MIQ Logistics has purchased assets in Miami, Florida based Alfa Logistics and Colombia's Kronos Logistics.
Views: 1252
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Lake Charles prepares for boom

February 3 - February 3 - The Port of Lake Charles has handled 220 components of a large Mammoet crane, which was shipped into the US gateway from Brazil on board BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Fuji.
Views: 1701
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Atlas Breakbulk Alliance bags Pegg

February 2 - February 2 - Atlas Logistics Network (ALN) has formed a separate organisation dedicated to the breakbulk and project cargo industry - the Atlas Breakbulk Alliance - which will be headed up by well known industry personality, Albert Pegg.
Views: 1951
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Japanese carriers brace for tough 2016

February 2 - February 2 - MOL has forecast a USD1.45 billion loss for its financial year ending March 31, 2016, as the Japanese line restructures its dry bulker and container shipping business areas.
Views: 1670
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Dako moves engine trio

February 2 - February 2 - Dako Worldwide has coordinated the shipment of three diesel engines from Italy to Panama.
Views: 1319
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Grove goes to GMVykon

January 29 - January 29 - Mexico based equipment rental specialist GMVykon has taken delivery of a 400-tonne capacity Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane, which will be used to support the maintenance of oil and steel production facilities in the country.
Views: 1391
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All eyes on Orlando

January 27 - January 27 - Port Tampa Bay has received two huge shipments of heavy equipment from Chile and Peru, which are to be sold at the Ritchie Bros auction in Orlando, Florida from February 15-19.
Views: 970
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Transdata goes big in Brazil

January 22 - January 22 - Transdata Movimentação de Cargas Complexas has unloaded two FPSO (floating, production, storage and offloading) modules in Brazil.
Views: 1317
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Index suggests growth, but volatility

January 19 - January 19 - According to the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, supply chain executives expect an uptick in emerging markets growth in 2016, despite concerns about China and the fluctuating oil price.
Views: 2118
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MAC makes rotor move

January 18 - January 18 - MAC Logistic International Group has coordinated the shipment of a 64-tonne rotor from China to Brazil.
Views: 1023
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Höegh inks Caribbean deal

January 15 - January 15 - Höegh Autoliners has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Sola family - owners of SC Line and Fast Terminal International - to strengthen ro-ro and breakbulk services between the USA, Caribbean, Mexico, Panama and Venezuela.
Views: 684
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MOL fires up

January 15 - January 15 - Mistsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has shipped seven fire engines to Paraguay from Japan.
Views: 923
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Higgins joins Crane Worldwide

January 13 - January 13 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Paul Higgins to lead the company's Global Specialised Services (GSS) division in Latin America.
Views: 1849
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Rodrigues joins ACS in Brazil

January 12 - January 12 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has brought in Andre Rodrigues to head up the cargo division at the company's Sao Paulo, Brazil office.
Views: 491
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Sennebogen sends to Shoreham

January 4 - January 4 - Shoreham Port has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 880 M bespoke port material handler.
Views: 993
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WWPC duo join forces

January 4 - January 4 - French company, B & B International, is working with Chile's Tecniproject to deliver equipment for a cableway project in Oruro, Bolivia.
Views: 794

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