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Safmarine catches bus shipment

December 28 - December 28 - Nikhil Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 53 commercial busses from India to the Middle East Gulf region.
Views: 1171
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PCN members on the move

December 28 - December 28 - Fortune International Transport, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has coordinated a shipment with fellow PCN members, C.H. Robinson Project Logistics and Cuchi Shipping.
Views: 7669
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Last-minute moves for JSL Global

December 27 - December 27 - Qatar-based JSL Global has coordinated the delivery of four disassembled gantry cranes from Hamad Port to Essen, Germany.
Views: 2228
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Altius handles ship unloaders

December 22 - December 22 - Altius has transported two fully erected ship unloaders from the port of Hamriyah in the UAE, to the port of Aqaba, Jordan.
Views: 1584
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Panalpina partners with Al Rushaid

December 21 - December 21 - Panalpina has formed a joint venture with Saudi Arabia's Al Rushaid, combining its services in air and ocean freight, and Customs clearance, as well as warehousing and distribution.
Views: 1264
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ABC towers ahead

December 19 - December 19 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has established a control tower (CT) operation to monitor consignments of special cargoes and to proactively respond to service disruptions.
Views: 1444
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Aldubaikhi named Bahri boss

December 14 - Dececmber 14 - Saudi Arabia's transportation and logistics company, Bahri, has appointed Abdullah Aldubaikhi as ceo, effective January 1, 2018.
Views: 1900
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Kaleido gets Smart with airport project

December 14 - December 14 - In an ongoing project, Spain's Kaleido Logistics and Turkey's Smart Lojistik are handling the transport of 143 passenger boarding bridges for the new Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA), Turkey.
Views: 1533
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HLPFI's Barnes scoops Newcomer gong

December 13 - December 13 - International freight networking group, the Seahorse Club, presented HLPFI staff writer Sophie Barnes with the prestigious Newcomer of the Year award, at yesterday's Journalists Awards.
Views: 1007
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LOC expands in Egypt

December 7 - December 7 - Global marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has opened an office in Cairo, Egypt to increase the company's presence across North Africa and the Middle East.
Views: 1918
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First Great Wall shipment for Fesco

December 4 - December 4 - Fesco Transportation Group has delivered the first batch of equipment to the Haval car plant under construction in the Tula region of Russia.
Views: 1345
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New cranes at Port of Savannah

November 28 - November 28 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced four new neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Savannah.
Views: 1789
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PCN members keeping busy

November 27 - November 27 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has delivered 49 wind turbines to a project site near Bluff Point in Indiana, USA.
Views: 2626
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A Triumph for Turkish shipyard

November 24 - November 24 - Besiktas Shipyard in Turkey reports it has completed repairs and maintenance on the Dockwise-owned semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Triumph.
Views: 1565
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Extended Breeze sets sail

November 24 - November 24 - The lengthening programme of Finnlines' vessels is in full swing in the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, with the first of four of its vessels extended by approximately 30 m.
Views: 1689
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USS Fitzgerald is on the (Trans)shelf

November 24 - November 24 - The damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) has left the US naval base in Yokosuka, Japan on its journey to the US Gulf Coast for repairs.
Views: 1035
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PCN Annual Summit opens in Prague

November 20 - November 20 - Project Cargo Network's (PCN) 2017 Annual Summit opened today in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Views: 2230
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Jubb flies into Air Partner

November 16 - November 16 - Global aviation services group, Air Partner, has appointed Robert Jubb as freight trading manager.
Views: 1424
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DFDS acquires Alphatrans

November 14 - November 14 - Shipping and logistics group DFDS will acquire all the shares in the Dutch logistics company Alphatrans Group.
Views: 2219
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Slight revenue uptick for Boskalis

November 10 - November 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster saw a slight increase in revenue in the third quarter of 2017, compared to the quarterly average reported for the first half of the year.
Views: 1776
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CLA's flying start

November 9 - November 9 - In the first two and a half months of services, CargoLogicAir (CLA) has carried over 2,000 tonnes of cargo on its scheduled route from the USA to the Middle East.
Views: 773
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Grimaldi welcomes Grande New York

November 7 - November 7 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande New York at the Jinling shipyard in Nanjing, China.
Views: 1269
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CLA adds to network

November 3 - November 3 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding Tel Aviv, Israel to its growing network of scheduled freighter operations.
Views: 1601
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Samson expands in Europe

November 2 - November 2 - The Netherlands-based United Offshore Services (UOS) has added Samson Saturn-12 and chafe products to its inventory, enabling it to offer synthetic tug mainlines and pendants.
Views: 1701
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Course covers project cargo principles

October 30 - October 30 - The start of Lloyd's Maritime Academy (LMA) distance learning course for the heavy lift and project forwarding sector is one month away.
Views: 1664
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Wagons roll with Almajdouie

October 27 - October 27 - Almajdouie Logistics is transporting cargo from Jeddah Islamic Port to the Haramain high speed rail line project site near Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, covering a distance of approximately 110 km.
Views: 1434
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ALS wastes no time in the UK

October 26 - October 26 - ALS' project team in the UK has handled the shipment of materials, oversized equipment and containers, from over ten countries, to an incinerator plant in Hull, UK.
Views: 1360
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PCN members on the move

October 25 - October 25 - First Global Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported 16 out-of-gauge (OOG) units from Cairo, Egypt to Alger port in Algeria on behalf of Pimco Heavy Industries.
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JTC adds 700-tonne Demag

October 20 - October 20 - Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has expanded its fleet with a new nine-axle, 700-tonne lift capacity, Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane.
Views: 1509
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CLA adds second scheduled service

October 19 - October 19 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has introduced its second scheduled air cargo service with a weekly route connecting Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Views: 1883
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Hapag-Lloyd adds capital

October 18 - October 18 - Hapag-Lloyd has successfully completed an increase to its capital base as most of its shareholders exercised their subscription rights granted after the completion of the merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and purchased 11.7 mill
Views: 1861
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Agility opens training centre in Iraq

October 18 - October 18 - Agility, the global logistics provider, has opened a training facility at the Rumaila Energy Park in southern Iraq, in partnership with Strategic Analytics Team (SAT), to offer training courses for the local workforce in the oil and gas indus
Views: 1075
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 2173
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XLP members on the move

October 16 - October 16 - Freight Traders, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network in New Zealand, has loaded components for a power station project onboard a Spliethoff vessel in Israel.
Views: 4900
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Treasure loads USS John S McCain

October 12 - October 12 - The US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain has been loaded onto the Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible ship, Treasure for transport to the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard for repairs following its collision
Views: 1523
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ALE widens Chinese footprint

October 11 - October 11 - UK-headquartered heavy lift and transport engineering company ALE has opened a new office in Shanghai, China.
Views: 1386
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US clamps down on wooden packaging

October 9 - October 9 - Importers into the USA have been warned that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is about to get a lot stricter on enforcing regulations concerning wood packaging materials.
Views: 1152
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Schramm returns to Terex

October 5 - October 5 - Terex Cranes has appointed Thomas Schramm as vice president sales and product support, Europe and the Middle East.
Views: 1863
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Mørk gets call from UECC

October 2 - October 2 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has appointed Per Christian Mørk as chief operating officer (coo).
Views: 1628
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XLP concludes fifth AGM

September 29 - September 29 - XLProjects (XLP) has concluded its fifth annual general meeting (AGM) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1698
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Oman Shipping set to buy?

September 29 - September 29 - According to the Times of Oman, the Oman Shipping Company (OSC) is looking for secondhand container ships, each with a capacity of 3,000 teu.
Views: 1332
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Euroports loads to capacity

September 28 - September 28 - The general cargo vessel Salta, operated by GMB Maritime Liner Services, was loaded to capacity with breakbulk cargo at Euroports' terminal at the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 1391
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OOCL takes fourth vessel

September 28 - September 28 - OOCL has taken delivery of the 21,413 teu containership OOCL United Kingdom, the fourth in a line of six ships ordered from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in South Korea.
Views: 1009
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BahriBolloré Logistics launches

September 27 - September 27 - Bahri and the Bolloré Group have officially inaugurated their Saudi Arabia-based joint venture, BahriBolloré Logistics, which will provide end-to-end logistics and supply chain management solutions to local and international companies opera
Views: 1443
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PCN members on the move

September 26 - September 26 - Fortune International Transport and Gebrüder Weiss, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have coordinated the transport of a 60-tonne rotor from Italy to St. Petersburg, Russia.
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More Boeing orders for Qatar Airways

September 26 - September 26 - Qatar Airways has ordered two additional Boeing 747-8 freighters and four Boeing 777-300ERs, with a value of USD2.16 billion at list prices.
Views: 1165
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A Unique partnership for Innovo

September 22 - September 22 - Subsea and offshore solution provider Unique Group has entered into a cooperation agreement with UK-based Innovo, to provide specialised engineering and equipment in the Middle East and Southeast Asia region.
Views: 1340
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DSV names Seven Seas in Iran

September 19 - September 19 - DSV Global Transport and Logistics has appointed Seven Seas as an agent in Iran, expanding its air, sea and road transport services to and from the country.
Views: 1924
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Venice handles the heat

September 15 - September 15 - Fagioli and Tecnoservice have transported four 130-ton (118-tonne) heat exchangers from the Interporto di Rovigo to the Transped terminal at the Port of Venice, Italy along the Canal Bianco river, for onward shipment to Kuwait.
Views: 1717
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Rontransmar rolls in Romania

September 14 - September 14 - Rontransmar has utilised 26 axle lines of Scheuerle InterCombi trailers to transport a 230-tonne transformer from the Port of Constanta to a job site in Ploesti, Romania.
Views: 1667
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HHL transports with military precision

September 13 - September 13 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported two minehunters, each weighing 670 tonnes, between France and Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1545
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Transafe delivers for Omsk

September 12 - September 12 - Russian logistics provider, Transafe Logistics, has delivered out-of-gauge (OOG) equipment for a hydrogen production unit at Gazprom Neft's Omsk refinery in Russia.
Views: 1453
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Vogel moves into SAL Heavy Lift

September 11 - September 11 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has been appointed sales/chartering manager of SAL Heavy Lift, following Harren & Partner's acquisition of SAL earlier this year.
Views: 2218
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Construction continues at Derince

September 11 - September 11 - Turkey's Safiport Derince has commenced piling of its new container terminal, as part of a USD350 million project which will increase the port's 1.8 km berths with a 490 m container berth and a 450 m ro-ro berth.
Views: 1488
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Bahri rolls in to the Big Easy

September 8 - September 8 - Bahri Logistics' 26,000 dwt multipurpose ro-ro vessel, Bahri Yanbu, has called at the Port of New Orleans (Port Nola), USA marking the commencement of its ro-con service connecting the port with the Mediterranean, Middle East and India.
Views: 1336
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Fairplay Shipping delivers in Germany

September 7 - September 7 - Danish Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Fairplay Shipping recently oversaw the movement of four out-of-gauge (OOG) CO2 production units by truck from Denmark to Bremen, Germany, before being shipped to Algiers, Algeria.
Views: 2448
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Bolloré makes the news

September 1 - September 1 - Bolloré Logistics has acquired Someport-Walon, an international freight forwarding company which specialises in the movement of industrial projects.
Views: 1660
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Feldmann transports mountain ropes

August 31 - August 31 - Switzerland-based Feldmann Pneukran + Transport has transported four steel wire ropes for the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn cable car which scales the Zugspitze mountain on the Austria-Germany border.
Views: 1175
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Mammoet wins Oman contract

August 31 - August 31 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and transport contract for an ongoing petrochemical plant project in Sohar, Oman.
Views: 1373
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Terex authorises Farhat

August 28 - August 28 - Terex Cranes has made Farhat Service Center its authorised distributor for Lebanon, to provide local equipment sales, as well as service and parts support for Demag all-terrain cranes and Terex rough terrain cranes.
Views: 1452
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Glogos sails from Shanghai

August 28 - August 28 - Glogos has delivered the second batch of Fortum-manufactured wind turbine components from Shanghai, China to the Port of Ulyanovsk, Russia, via the Port of Constanta, Romania.
Views: 1583
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Bolloré raises the bar for Ibecor

August 24 - August 24 - Bolloré Logistics has transported two out-of-gauge (OOG) boilers to a brewery in Kilinto, Ethiopia on behalf of Ibecor.
Views: 1171
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Hansa delivers in Turkey

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, each weighing 135 tonnes and measuring 28.9 m x 11.3 m x 26.6 m, from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 1674
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Sarens lifts in Ptolemaida

August 17 - August 17 - Sarens has installed columns and K-bracings for the main steel structure of the Ptolemaida coal-fired power plant Unit V, currently under construction in northern Greece.
Views: 1739
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BNSFL cement Smart project move

August 11 - August 11 - BNSFL Logistics and Smart Logistics have transported cement making equipment from the Port of Izmir, Turkey to the Port of Caldera, Costa Rica.
Views: 1192
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dship adds MPP trio

August 11 - August 11 - The deugro Group's multipurpose project carrier dship Carriers, has added three heavy lift multipurpose (MPP) vessels to its fleet on a long-term time charter basis, which will primarily be used for trade lanes between Asia, the Middle East Gu
Views: 1523
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Panalpina wins Iraq contract

August 9 - August 9 - An undisclosed oil and gas major has awarded Panalpina a long-term contract to manage transportation for a gas project in Iraq.
Views: 936
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CLA launches Mexico connection

August 9 - August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.
Views: 2091
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Multraship moves tug to Burgas

August 7 - August 7 - Towage and salvage specialist Multraship is strengthening its position in the Black Sea region by transferring its Damen-built tugboat, Multratug 26, to the Port of Burgas, Bulgaria.
Views: 1329
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PLA members on the move

August 3 - August 3 - Actanis Project Cargo, member of the Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) in Spain and Portugal, has transported four 361-ton (327.5-tonne) modules for the Kuwait GT5 refinery project.
Views: 1288
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Harren & Partner strikes SAL deal

July 26 - July 26 - Ten years after it first took a stake in the shipping company, and six years after it took complete control, Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisa ("K" Line) has sold SAL Heavy Lift to the Bremen, Germany-based shipping group Harren & Partner.
Views: 2506
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Mammoet opens Middle East offices

July 24 - July 24 - Following an increase in projects across the Middle East, Mammoet has opened offices in the UAE and Oman in order to provide more localised support.
Views: 2190
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Fesco handles the heat in Vietnam

July 24 - July 24 - Fesco Transportation Group has delivered 444 tons (402.8 tonnes) of equipment to the Long Phu-1 thermal power plant, which is under construction in Vietnam on behalf of Power Machines, a global power engineering company.
Views: 1304
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SFO launches Amec investigation

July 21 - July 21 - The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into the activities of Amec Foster Wheeler for suspected offences of bribery, corruption and related offences.
Views: 1135
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Grimaldi's Grande delivery

July 21 - July 21 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande Baltimora, the first of a series of three sister ships manufactured at Jinling Shipyard, China.
Views: 1217
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EGL cements its reputation in Beni Suef

July 20 - July 20 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), the logistics arm of the Kadmar Group, has delivered three gearboxes and two transformers for the Beni Suef cement factory in Egypt.
Views: 1227
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Bahri and Bolloré join hands

July 18 - July 18 - Bahri has signed an agreement with Group Bolloré, to establish a new logistics joint venture to serve Saudi Arabia and the wider region.
Views: 1307
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Kässbohrer opens in Ulm

July 14 - July 14 - Semi-trailer manufacturer Kässbohrer has opened its fourth plant, located in Ulm, southern Germany.
Views: 839
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ALE delivers oil rig duo

July 11 - July 11 - ALE has completed the delivery of two pre-assembled oil rigs from the UAE to Oman.
Views: 1668
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Blue Water BREB wins Vestas deal

July 10 - July 10 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, to provide services in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 1570
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Bahri adds Alexandria

July 10 - July 10 - Bahri Logistics has added Alexandria Port to its North American breakbulk and ro-ro service, linking the Egyptian port to the USA, the Middle East and India.
Views: 1466
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Virgin on the double

July 6 - July 6 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Ryan Ellis as head of global accounts and Ray Wood as regional sales manager for the UK.
Views: 1575
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DHL delivers in Brazil

July 6 - July 6 - Qatar Airways Cargo has transported over 80 tonnes of oil and energy equipment on board its Boeing 777 freighter for DHL Global Forwarding.
Views: 1380
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Pangea members' Grand Egyptian moves

July 5 - July 5 - Since January, Trans.Al Logistic has been delivering steel and glass components for the construction of the facade of the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
Views: 1798
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PCN members keeping busy

July 4 - July 4 - Westlink Logistics, an Australian member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has transported two patrol boats from Nuku'alofa, Tonga and Suva, Fiji to Cairns in northern Queensland for refurbishment.
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FLS handles ALBA cargo

June 29 - June 29 - FLS Projects Thailand has loaded the first of four shipments destined for the Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA) power station 5 project in Bahrain.
Views: 993
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ALE completes column move

June 28 - June 28 - ALE has transported a 59 m long de-enthaniser column in Bahrain, which it claims is the longest to ever be moved in the country, for the Central Gas Plant III project.
Views: 1081
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Manzi in at Crowley

June 23 - June 23 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Paul Manzi as vice president of safety, security, quality and environmental stewardship (SSQE), effective July 1.
Views: 1691
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EGL joins Zohr discovery

June 22 - June 22 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of Kadmar Group, has handled a 28 m long connecting unit for Saipem's Zohr gas field.
Views: 1361
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FLS carries on caravanning

June 22 - June 22 - Dubai-based project forwarder, Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has delivered 12 furnished caravans, each measuring 12.3 m x 3.5 m x 3.5 m from Karachi, Pakistan to the Rumaila oil field in Basra, Iraq.
Views: 1384
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DB Schenker coasts to Burullus

June 20 - June 20 - DB Schenker is working with Mammoet to manage the transportation of 100,000 tons (90,718.5 tonnes) with 400,000 cu m of freight to Burullus, Egypt for a gas-fired power station with equipment supplied by Siemens.
Views: 2033
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for Siemens

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr has transported a 57-tonne Siemens generator rotor to Kuwait onboard one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 1239
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Port Manatee dedicates rebuilt Berth 9

June 19 - June 19 - Port Manatee's Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads as a result of the completion of a reconstruction project in association with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Views: 1072
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EGL keeps busy in Egypt

June 15 - June 15 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of the Kadmar Group, has delivered two boilers for El Nasr Co. for Intermediate Chemicals (NCIC).
Views: 1595
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JTC takes five from Demag

June 14 - June 14 - Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring (JTC) has placed an order for five Demag cranes, including four AC 100-4L models and one AC 250-6 all terrain crane.
Views: 1590
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FLS keeps on schedule

June 13 - June 13 - FLS Projects has completed the shipment of two 158-ton (143.3-tonne) transformers and related accessories from Turkey to Taiwan for Taiwan Power Company's Dah Tarn gas-fired power plant project.
Views: 1021
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Qatar disruption and uncertainty expected

June 12 - June 12 - International law firm Ince & Co has advised shipping and transportation companies with cargo interests in Qatar to plan for a period of disruption and uncertainty, following the decision by a number of Qatar's neighbours and other nations to cu
Views: 1204
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 2466
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WWPC duo deliver in Kenya

June 8 - June 8 - Houston, USA-based BNSF Logistics and Smart Logistics Istanbul in Turkey have arranged the shipment of 23 tons (20.1 tonnes) of cement making equipment to Mombasa, Kenya.
Views: 1493
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ALE brings the power to Ibri

June 6 - June 6 - ALE has transported two heavy lift and 20 over-dimensional cargoes for the Ibri IPP power plant project in Oman, as part of an ongoing project.
Views: 1325
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LPL active in Egypt Megaproject

June 2 - June 2 - LPL Group has completed the last installation at a 4.8 GW combined-cycle power plant under construction in Beni Suef, Egypt.
Views: 1759
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XLP members on the move



June 2 - June 2 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), a subsidiary of Kadmar Group and XLProjects (XLP) member in Egypt, has discharged five Bosch boiler units, each weighing 81 tons (73.5 tonnes) at the Port of Alexandria, Egypt on behalf of Kuehne + Nagel.
Views: 2292
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Fleet Line handles the pressure

June 1 - June 1 - Dubai and Iraq-based Fleet Line Shipping has provided the end-to-end logistics solutions for a project shipment comprising of 12 pressure vessels and accessories from Jebel Ali to the project site in Kuwait.
Views: 1245
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Managerial moves at GAC

June 1 - June 1 - GAC has announced several appointments to drive the growth and development of a range of the GAC Group businesses.
Views: 1533
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Terex trio for Bothar

May 31 - May 31 - Australia's Bothar Boring & Tunneling is expanding its operations in the Middle East with the addition of three all terrain cranes: a Demag AC 500-8, a Demag AC 100-4L and a Terex Explorer 5600.
Views: 1681
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Tight fit for ACS

May 30 - May 30 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported two high cube containers, with oil and gas industry materials inside, from Italy to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1247
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Emirates names three

May 30 - May 30 - Emirates has made three managerial appointments within its commercial and cargo operations team in the Middle East.


Views: 1552
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IRISL begins shipment of heavy cargoes

May 29 - May 29 - The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has announced that it is gearing up to handle project cargoes on its regular services between the Middle East Gulf, the Mediterranean, Europe and the Far East.
Views: 1227
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Universal transports to Equatorial Guinea

May 24 - May 24 - Universal Transport has handled the transportation of four passenger bridges from Sakarya Province in Turkey to Mengomeyén, Equatorial Guinea.
Views: 1133
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Hapag-Lloyd and UASC complete merger

May 24 - May 24 - Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) have completed the merger between the two liner shipping companies.
Views: 2038
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PCN members keeping busy

May 23 - May 23 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has transported a Hydrasports custom fishing boat from the Ao-Po Grand Marina Shipyard in Phuket to the ro-ro terminal at the Port of Laem Chabang, for onward shipment to Piraeus, Greece.
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ALE steps on the gas

May 23 - May 23 - ALE has transported 12 gas components from Umm Qasr Port to a degassing station in Rafidiyah Zubair, Iraq.
Views: 1630
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Fighter jets at Jaxport

May 22 - May 22 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has seen the arrival of 17 military fighter jets from the Middle East at its Blount Marine Terminal.
Views: 1441
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WWL ALS flares up in UAE

May 11 - May 11 - WWL ALS' Dubai office has handled the shipment of 17 flare risers, measuring 25.2 m x 4.5 m x 5.6 m each, from the UAE to Saudi Arabia.
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XLP members keeping busy

May 4 - May 4 - FLS Projects in Taiwan, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, has delivered an oversized plastic forming machine, with accessories, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 2398
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Key shipping issues come under scrutiny

May 3 - May 3 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.
Views: 1755
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Declining vigilance will increase piracy

May 3 - May 3 - The recent spate of attacks off the Horn of Africa may point to an elevated risk for a return of piracy, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy's (OBP) annual State of Maritime Piracy report which analyses the human and economic impacts of maritime pir
Views: 1837
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Services increase at Venice

April 26 - April 26 - The Port of Venice has announced two new maritime services departing from the port, in cooperation with Neptune Lines and the Ocean Alliance.
Views: 1378
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THLG adds two to board

April 26 - April 26 - The Heavy Lift Group has appointed Iris Müllejans of Rolf Riedl GmbH (Germany) and Elisabeth Cosmatos from Cosmatos Group (Greece) to its board.
Views: 2269
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Aqualis floats to Bahrain

April 25 - April 25 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by South Korean Oceanus to provide floatover services for an LNG regasification platform topside offshore Bahrain.
Views: 1092
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Three Lines Shipping seeks investor

April 24 - April 24 - Three Lines Shipping (TLS), a UAE-based transportation and logistics company, has confirmed reports that it is looking for an investor to help boost its regional expansion and grow its brand.
Views: 1763
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Siemens set for Dubai global logistics

April 19 - April 19 - Siemens, one of the largest manufacturing and electronic companies in the world, will set up its global logistics headquarters, including its portfolio for airports, cargo infrastructure and ports, in Dubai.
Views: 1593
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Liburnia loads in three

April 19 - April 19 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has transported 42 modules, weighing up to 28 tonnes each, on board Rickmers Dalian to Hamad Port, Qatar.
Views: 1463
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Dozen Demags for Integrated Logistics

April 12 - April 12 - Integrated Logistics Company has signed an order for 12 Demag cranes, comprising of two AC 130-5, four AC 160-5, and six AC 300-6 all terrain cranes.
Views: 1190
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ABC adds Taipei

April 11 - April 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched its 12th destination in the Asia Pacific region with a twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter service to Taipei, Taiwan.
Views: 1538
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Dube sees biggest airfreight cargo

April 10 - April 10 - Dube Cargo Terminal at South Africa's King Shaka International Airport has witnessed the second landing of an Antonov AN-124 bringing in 80 tonnes of highly specialised spools, which form part of the main furnace at a local oil refinery.
Views: 1708
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Spliethoff off to Veracruz

April 6 - April 6 - Following the end of Nordana/Weco's 60 year-old service from the Mediterranean to the Americas, shipping line Spliethoff has revealed that it is extending its Medliner service to include a direct call at Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 1807
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Silk Way West adds fifth B747-8F

April 6 - April 6 - Boeing has delivered a fifth B747-8 Freighter to Silk Way West Airlines, completing the airline's fleet modernisation programme.
Views: 1137
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AN-132D completes maiden flight

April 4 - April 4 - Antonov's AN-132D multipurpose turboprop aircraft has completed its maiden flight from the company's airfield in Kiev, Ukraine.
Views: 1246
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Seko's solar move

April 4 - April 4 - Seko Logistics has delivered two transformers, weighing 92 tons (83.46 tonnes) each, to Dubai Electricity & Water Authority's (DEWA) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai.
Views: 1304
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PCN members on the move

March 29 - March 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have completed several projects, transporting oversized cargo around the world.
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Riyadh's metro on track with DHL

March 21 - March 21 - DHL Industrial Projects is undertaking the delivery of 47 Bombardier train sets destined for Riyadh's new metro line from a production site in Mexico to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1309
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Polytra transports transformers

March 17 - March 17 - Polytra has transported two transformers from Mumbai, India to two substations in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 1310
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Houston is calling for Bahri

March 17 - March 17 - Saudi Arabia-based Bahri has officially opened an office for Bahri Logistics in Houston and says it will help to expand its breakbulk and project cargo business through a key US gateway.
Views: 1356
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Sarens' sizeable Terex order

March 16 - March 16 - Sarens Group in Belgium and its Middle East division, Sarens Nass Middle East (SNME) have placed separate orders with Terex for a combined total of 33 Demag cranes.
Views: 1912
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XLP members keeping busy

March 16 - March 16 - XLProjects (XLP) members have completed several project cargo shipments.
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Liberty Global Logistics christens ship

March 7 - March 7 - Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) of Lake Success, New York, has held a naming ceremony at the Port of Beaumont, Texas for the newest US-flag ro-ro ship, Liberty Passion.
Views: 1203
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Added security for road transport networks in Iran

March 7 - March 7 - According to the IRU, the global industry association for road transport, overland transport networks across Iran are set to become safer and more secure for national and international road transport operations as the Iran Ministry of Transport
Views: 1167
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KOG expands in Europe

March 2 - March 2 - KOG Worldwide, the project logistics arm of Rhenus, has opened two new offices in Europe.
Views: 1412
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New EMEA head at UK P&I

March 1 - March 1 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Susanne Murphy as its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional director.
Views: 1210
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ALE toasts renewable energy first

March 1 - March 1 - ALE has completed the transportation, erection and installation of a wind turbine at a wind farm in Huraymila, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1403
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Khimji Ramdas transports rig

February 28 - February 28 - Khimji Ramdas Shipping has handled the shipment of a rig and its accessories from Jebel Ali, UAE to the Port of Duqm, Oman.
Views: 1201
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Transformers on the double to Ghana

February 28 - February 28 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport has handled the shipment of two transformers and associated equipment from Izmir Port, Turkey to Tema Port, Ghana.
Views: 1242
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EGL offloads Liebherr

February 27 - February 27 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has completed the discharging operation of a dismantled Liebherr LR1400-2 crawler crane.
Views: 2055
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Bahri adds Mumbai office

February 27 - February 27 - Shipping company Bahri has opened a branch office in Mumbai to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Indian maritime industry and lay the foundations to offer diverse shipping services to domestic customers.
Views: 1972
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Bahri on line with Saudi Rail

February 22 - February 22 - Bahri has signed a contract with Saudi Rail Company (SAR), for the provision of transportation and shipping services as well as Customs clearance support through Bahri Logistics, one of the six business units within the group.
Views: 1977
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XLP members on the move

February 21 - February 21 - XLProjects (XLP) members have been busy transporting heavy loads in Egypt, Pakistan and Thailand.
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Holleman moves engine shafts

February 16 - February 16 - Holleman Bulgaria has transported three engine shafts from Romania to Germany.
Views: 1974
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MGL expands with Sadek

February 16 - February 16 - MGL Cargo Services has appointed Jean Sadek as head of its Project Department.
Views: 1658
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Egytrans forecasts wind growth

February 14 - February 14 - Egytrans expects further growth in the wind energy sector in Egypt, as it claims that wind turbine transportation is one of the most promising fields for the company.
Views: 1317
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Market challenges Tiong Woon

February 13 - February 13 - Tiong Woon Corporation reported a profit after income taxes of SGD3.43 million (USD2.42 million) for the first half of its current financial year, which ends on June 30, 2017.
Views: 1808
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PCN round-up

February 13 - February 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy moving oversized cargo around the globe.
Views: 2492
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Hamburg disappointed at dredging delay

February 10 - February 10 - Angela Titzrath, chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has reacted with disappointment to yesterday's decision by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, Germany that plans to dredge the River Elbe in Hamburg must be imp
Views: 1439
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Saadé replaces Saadé at CMA CGM

February 9 - February 9 - Jacques Saadé has installed his son Rodolphe Saadé as chief executive officer (ceo) of the CMA CGM Group.
Views: 1101
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Worldwide slide for clean energy investment

February 3 - February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.
Views: 2038
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Brunoni wins UAL business

January 31 - January 31 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has appointed O. Brunoni as its agent in Switzerland.
Views: 2218
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ScottishPower takes a BOW

January 26 - January 26 - ScottishPower Renewables has contracted BOW Terminal Vlissingen for the provision of a marshalling yard for the East Anglia ONE Project.
Views: 1257
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Index reveals positive signs, underpinned by concern

January 24 - January 24 - According to the 2017 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, 43 percent of logistics professionals consider the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) markets growth forecast of 4.6 percent to be too optimistic.
Views: 1664
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Universal moves like an Egyptian

January 20 - January 20 - Universal Transport has invested in 32 modular axle lines from the Faymonville G-SL series for the transport of various power plant components to Egyptian sites.
Views: 1162
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More moves for PCN members

January 9 - January 9 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member PrimoCargo has handled shipments to Sohar in Oman whilst members Delta Maritime and Steder Group Logistics have arranged a transhipment in Piraeus, Greece.
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PCN members on the move

January 6 - January 6 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) have been busy moving oversized loads across the world.
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IRISL boosts European liner service

January 4 - January 4 - Islamic Republic of Iran shipping lines (IRISL) has chartered two additional vessels for its breakbulk service between Antwerp and the Middle East.
Views: 1437

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