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Newbuild hover barge 'Monty' for sale exclusively from receiver

December 31 - December 31 - Shipbroker Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Washington has been appointed as the exclusive broker by the Court appointed Interim Receiver and Receiver of Redfern Resources Ltd. to sell the specially designed, newbuilding hover barge
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Olympic effort from FESCO Logistics

December 31 - December 31 - FESCO Logistics, a provider of worldwide logistics services and a division of FESCO North America, is busy with the shipment of a 100 tonne roadheader to Russia for use in the construction of the site of the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi
Views: 1119
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Dockwise secures significant new contracts

December 31 - December 31 - In a year end update, Dockwise has announced that since the contract awards statement issued on November 19, a further 11 near-term contract wins have been secured by its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of rigs, barges
Views: 1066
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SNS completes logistics for new Tunis airport

December 21 - December 21 - The new Tunisian airport at Enfidha was declared open by the Tunisian subsidiary of its Turkish operator TAV earlier this month, writes Oliver Ward.
Views: 1100
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Donjon completes Gibraltar clear up

December 17 - December 17 - As reported by HLPFI in June, Donjon Marine has been working on the wreck removal and disposal of the remnants of the MV Fedra which grounded and partially sank during a storm late last year off Gibraltar.
Views: 652
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Chipolbrok adds Adam Asnyk

December 16 - December 16 - Adam Asnyk, the first of six new, multipurpose, heavy lift ships which have been ordered by Chipolbrok from the COSCO Dalian Shipyard has entered into service
Views: 1249
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WWPC members remain busy in Asia

December 11 - December 11 - Maxlines International and Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping have successfully transported 135 packages of over dimensional and heavy ship's equipment and accessories from Kaohsiung Port, Taiwan to Shanghai port, China.
Views: 1455
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Tiong Woon starts JV with Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd

December 10 - December 10 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding Ltd subsidiary, TW (Sabah) Pte Ltd (TW), has entered into a joint venture agreement with Asian Supply Base Sdn Bhd (ASB), a company incorporated in Malaysia, a state owned government agency, to establish a join
Views: 1155
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Final Pacificat shipped to Abu Dhabi

December 10 - December 10 - The PacifiCat Explorer, the last of three British Columbia fast ferries to be exported to Abu Dhabi is on route from Vancouver to Abu Dhabi onboard Dockwise Shipping MV Swift.
Views: 1109
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TBS shareholders approve changes in incorporation plans

December 7 - December 7 - Further to the report posted here on October 21st, TBS International Limited has now announced that its shareholders have approved a proposal to change the place of incorporation of the company to Ireland from Bermuda.
Views: 984
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Nordana on the move in Spain

December 4 - December 4 - From January 1, 2010, Nordana will shift its Spanish operations from Valencia port to Sagunto port.
Views: 1175
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Tradelossa adds girder bridge

December 4 - December 4 - Mexico's Tradelossa has acquired one of very few Goldhofer Girder Bridges which are available on the worldwide market
Views: 907
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Far East peak season soars for Air Charter

December 3 - December 3 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office has flourished in a peak season that, to many, has come as a pleasant surprise. Freight volumes moving on charters have dramatically increased since early October.
Views: 1205
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Huge turnout expected for POWER-GEN 2009

December 2 - December 2 - Many of North America's premier project transport professionals are heading to the bright lights of Las Vegas for POWER-GEN International 2009, writes Luke King.
Views: 965
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Busy quarter for Chapman Freeborn to finish year

November 30 - November 30 - During the last quarter of 2009, Chapman Freeborn's worldwide offices have been involved in a series of headline activities, including humanitarian activity, a business expansion into Africa and a series of high profile heavy lift movements.
Views: 1403
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Breakbulk Asia sets out to charting the recovery

November 26 - November 26 - The 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition, a large and important gathering for companies involved in the shipping of heavy lift, project cargo and traditional breakbulk will convene under the banner 'Charting the Recovery'.
Views: 1745
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TIACA takes international event to Incheon in 2014

November 24 - November 24 - Incheon International Airport, the world's second largest international cargo airport and home base of Korean Air, the world's biggest cargo airline has been chosen to host The International Air Cargo Association's (TIACA) International Air
Views: 1128
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ALS moves tunnel borer from Canada To Argentina

November 24 - November 24 - Abnormal Load Services (International) Ltd (ALS) has completed the delivery of an ME310SE Series 24500 tunnel boring machine (TBM), plus back up system from Canada to Argentina on behalf of LOVAT Inc, Canada - a wholly owned division of Cate
Views: 1509
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US seaports braced for Panama Canal expansion impact

November 20 - November 20 - Considered to be one of the most important and game changing public works projects of the century, completion of a third set of Panama Canal ship locks in 2014 will provide many of the world's largest vessels a crucial "intercontinental shor
Views: 1102
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Weatherford International selects K + N

November 19 - November 19 - Global oil and gas industry services provider Houston-based Weatherford International has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a two-year contract to manage its North American export activities to 18 countries across Europe, the Middle East and West Afric
Views: 1051
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Strong reaction from PWC / Agility over US indictment

November 18 - November 18 - The Public Warehousing Company, better known these days as Agility, has issued a strongly worded statement following indictments in the USA on multiple charges of alledged conspiracy and fraud relating to three major contracts to supply food
Views: 1065
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Albacor powers up Prairie States generating station

November 18 - November 18 - After eight months of careful preparation, the US member of the Worldwide Project Consortium, Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc arranged for safe transport and delivery of a much needed transformer.
Views: 1235
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Panalpina blows hot with oil and gas industry wins

November 13 - November 13 - According to a statement from Panalpina, Weatherford and Halliburton, two major global players in the oil and gas sector and long-time Panalpina customers have awarded significant new pieces of business to the global forwarding and logistics
Views: 1583
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AN-225 visits EMA

November 13 - November 13 - The world's largest commercially available aircraft - the mighty Antonov AN-225 - visited East Midlands Airport recently.
Views: 797
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Toll completes hat-trick of 2009 acquisitions

November 9 - November 9 - Australian-based Toll Group has acquired Logistic Distribution Systems (LDS), one of the leading privately-owned international freight forwarding companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Views: 2014
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BACA launches new standard for air charter brokers

November 4 - November 4 - BACA (Baltic Air Charter Association) is launching a 'BACA Standard' to promote higher trading standards and business ethics of the air charter brokers within its membership.
Views: 392
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A fair wind for heavy lift after Sino-US trade agreement

November 3 - November 3 - The outcome of the Hangzhou meeting of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has sent mixed messages to heavy lift and project cargo forwarders involved in the movement of wind farm components to China.
Views: 943
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UTC Overseas opens for business in Australia

October 27 - October 27 - Secaucus-based, UTC Overseas Inc has established a new office in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia, headed by newly appointed country manager, Hagen W. Pusch.
Views: 1792
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Flinter returns boats

October 26 - October 26 - Flinter has completed the round trip carriage of some Dutch flat-bottomed daggerboard yachts.
Views: 768
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Donjon Marine digs archaeology

October 26 - October 26 - Well known for its heavy lift services, Donjon Marine has been awarded two separate contracts for salvage work on archaeological sites in Texas and New York.
Views: 941
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TBS heads for Ireland

October 21 - October 21 - The decision by TBS International to move its corporate domicile from Bermuda to Ireland appears to be the result of US tax change proposals.
Views: 519
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WWPC members unite for transatlantic shipment

October 17 - October 17 - Albacor Shipping Inc, USA, through its joint venture with the Midship Group, has handled the shipment of a hydraulic forging machine from Bremen to the US in cooperation with LS-International Cargo.
Views: 758
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Maersk wants over-dimensional cargoes

October 16 - October 16 - In a sign of its commitment to gaining a greater share of the breakbulk and out-of-gauge cargo market, Maersk has announced that it is purchasing more than 10,000 new flat-rack and open-top containers, increasing the size of its fleet of such
Views: 689
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UK freight forwarders alerted about US sanctions against Iran

October 13 - October 13 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org - is urging its membership which includes most of the UK's freight forwarding companies to be aware that new sanctions being taken by the United States against Iran may make
Views: 482
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WWL boosts China Express Service

October 13 - October 13 - Sailings on China Express, WWL's dedicated Japan-Korea-China ro-ro (PCTC) service, have been upped to three sailings a month because of a resurgence in trade between the three countries in vehicles, rolling equipment and non-containerised car
Views: 700
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Projects group strengthens supply chain networks

October 13 - October 13 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) is getting a positive response from supply chain service providers to an initiative to expand membership categories.
Views: 1712
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DSV drops interim name to return to old identity

October 12 - October 12 - Just 13 months after the corporate merger of DSV Air & Sea and ABX Logistics Air & Sea, described at the time by mangers as "the perfect match", the expanded company will now officially be known, with immediate effect, as DSV Air & Sea GmbH.
Views: 1467
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Canadian truckers buy heavy lift haulage specialist

October 6 - October 6 - Challenger Motor Freight, of Cambridge, Ontario and has acquired most of the assets of Sandrock Specialized Carriers, a special commodities carrier focusing on transporting heavy equipment and over-dimensional freight, established ten years ag
Views: 1090
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New president for FIATA

October 6 - October 6 - Jean-Claude Delen from Belgium has been elected President of FIATA - the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations - for a term of office of two years.
Views: 552
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Conference focuses on heavy lift airships

October 5 - October 5 - Heavy lift cargo airships are the focus of the fifth annual Airships to the Arctic conference, to be held this week in Calgary.
Views: 1016
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Project forwarders help secure Vegas water supplies

September 28 - September 28 - Albacor Shipping of USA and LS-International Cargo from Germany, both exclusive members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have organised the shipment of 3,500 cu m of project cargo, including heavy lifts of up to 112 tonnes from G
Views: 1091
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BBC adds South America service

September 25 - September 25 - BBC Chartering USA is starting a new service from Florida to northern Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
Views: 1076
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Jones Act amended withdrawn - for now

September 22 - September 22 - In the USA, a proposal that may have led to significant changes in the manner in which the offshore industry operates on the Outer Continental Shelf has been withdrawn by the US Customs and Border Protection Agency.
Views: 587
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Stone crushers move for South African mining operation

September 21 - September 21 - Project Management Logistics (Pty) Ltd, the South African member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has handled the shipment of three mobile stone crushers from South Dakota, USA to Durban, South Africa.
Views: 773
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Tuscor Lloyds in worldwide network expansion

September 18 - September 18 - International logistics and freight forwarding company, Tuscor Lloyds (UK), is expanding its Manchester-based global operations, following the opening of a number of offices worldwide.
Views: 1013
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Access Freight hits the road for copper mine project

September 16 - September 16 - In South Africa, Access Freight Projects is working on another project for the Brazilian company, U&M Mining and Construction, moving massive earth-moving machinery.
Views: 492
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New president for BBC Chartering US arm

September 10 - September 10 - BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Co.KG has promoted Per Petersen to president of its US subsidiary, BBC Chartering USA.
Views: 650
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US Congressman welcomes third US-flagged heavy lift ship

September 2 - September 2 - A short ceremony at Industrial Terminals in Houston, Texas saw a US Congressman direct the raising of the US flag as the 8,000 dwt Ocean Charger became only the third heavy lift ship flagged in the US.
Views: 1189
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Industrial Terminals expands in Houston

September 1 - September 1 - Industrial Terminals, Intermarine's load centre in Houston, is about to complete an expansion of the terminal's main dock.
Views: 908
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Advance shows its bottle in Poland

August 28 - August 28 - International freight forwarder, Advance International Transport, is working on a major project freight management contract on behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), shipping thousands of tonnes of machinery and material to support the c
Views: 1452
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Heavy lift bonus for Panalpina

August 28 - August 28 - High and heavy activities are not a core activity for global forwarder Panalpina's airfreight arm but at present the sector is proving a lifeline in the current economic misery faced by the global freight forwarding industry.
Views: 2136
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Donjon moves forward with Fedra removal

August 26 - August 26 - Further to our report of June 29, Donjon Marine continues work on a contract for the wreck removal and disposal of the remnants of Fedra which, in October 2008, grounded and sank during a severe storm of Gibralter.
Views: 655
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Cargoes keep rolling for ALS

August 21 - August 21 - As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, ALS continues to see a diverse array of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes.
Views: 1528
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Everett seeks federal stimulus funds for development

August 20 - August 20 - Reports in the international media suggest the Port of Everett in Washington state is seeking a major injection of federal stimulus funds to kick-start a terminal development that will boost the existing wharf to handle more heavy lift cargoes
Views: 960
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ACL adds link to Casablanca

August 18 - August 18 - Atlantic Container Line has added a weekly ro-ro service between the USA, Canada and Casablanca, transhipping cargoes in Hamburg.
Views: 927
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Dockwise Secures new near-term contract awards

August 13 - August 13 - Dockwise Ltd. has announced 8 new near-term contract wins awarded to its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of a jack up drilling rig and port & marine infrastructure.
Views: 940
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Northeast Passage opened by heavy lift shipping

August 10 - August 10 - While the famed North West passage across the top of North America is often discussed as a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, less well known is the potential 12,800 km Northeast Passage across the top of Russia.
Views: 1465
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Results show times are tough

August 6 - August 6 - A raft of Q2 and H1 2009 results published in the last few days has demonstrated a very clear trend in the industry that has reflected the wider global picture: while all companies are down, US-based companies are more down than the rest.
Views: 1818
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Beluga carries world's largest buoy

August 5 - August 5 - It took the combined skills of shipping line, client and manufacturer to move a buoy some 27 metres high and weighing more than 1100 tons from Indonesia to an offshore location in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1258
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Success for first PPG conference in USA

August 4 - August 4 - More than 90 freight movers and ship owners from 34 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day Project Professionals Group (PPG) conference, which began last week
Views: 1232
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CH2M HILL VP to deliver key Breakbulk conference address

July 29 - July 29 - John F. Mika, senior vice president Procurement at CH2M HILL, will deliver the keynote speech at the 20th Annual Breakbulk Transportation Conference and Exhibition which will take place between October 13th and 15th at the Ernest N. Morial Conve
Views: 1319
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SkyHook heavy lift vehicle on track

July 29 - July 29 - The Boeing Company and SkyHook International has confirmed that the design of the SkyHook Heavy Lift Vehicle has reached the configuration freeze milestone, meaning the aircraft's overall performance and layout have been established.
Views: 1232
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Trio of jobs shows ALE Heavylift's capabilities

July 24 - July 24 - Abnormal Load Engineering (ALE) has demonstrated its capabilities in regards to transportation, handling and installation of heavy, indivisible items with three separate projects across a number of industrial sectors.
Views: 1237
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Dockwise secures more contracts

July 24 - July 24 - Dockwise Shipping has secured eight new near-term contracts for the transportation of jack up drilling rigs, plus port and marine infrastructure, as well as a long-term contract for transport and installation on the Bonkot project in Thailand.
Views: 1005
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Dublin airport lift for PPG members

July 21 - July 21 - Quality Freight Group (QFG) and TransGroup Worldwide Logistics are combining forces to deliver a shipment of 19 aircraft Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBBs) along with their component parts from Utah to Dublin Airport's new Terminal 2.
Views: 1056
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NBIS expands specialised transport risk management team

July 20 - July 30 - NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS), the only insurance and risk management programme endorsed by the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) added three senior managers to its Heavy Haul Risk Management Support Team.
Views: 860
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Gottwald goes down Mexico way

July 17 - July 17 - In Mexico, Corporation Integral de Comercio Exterior, S.A. de C.V. (Grupo CICE) is modernising its fleet of mobile harbour cranes at the terminal which it operates in the Port of Veracruz.
Views: 925
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PPG heads for Corpus Christi

July 7 - July 7 - A record number of sponsors and over 100 freight forwarding executives from 34 countries are expected to attend the Project Professionals Group annual conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, later this month.
Views: 1576
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WWPC scores hat-trick with new members

July 3 - July 3 - A My Transportation Co., Ltd. (Amytrans) along with Transmares Logistica Integral S.A. (TMLI) and Transmares Costa Rica S.A. have been appointed as new members of the project forwarding network WWPC.
Views: 1202
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Port of Longview welcomes barge service

July 3 - July 3 - Daybreak Transportation and Rail Transfer of Longview, Washington, has launched a monthly barge service to and from Hawaii through the Port of Longview.
Views: 741
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General Electric picks Wilmington

July 1 - July 1 - The first of an anticipated six calls by ships carrying wind turbine blades for discharge, short term storage and trucking and delivery to General Electric's wind energy project sites in Pennsylvania and Indiana has taken place at the Port of Wil
Views: 748
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First for Chapman Freeborn

June 30 - June 30 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has arranged the first ever charter on LAN Cargo's latest addition to its fleet - a new Boeing 777 Freighter only delivered to the Miami-based airline a few days prior to the flight.
Views: 511
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Donjon makes progress on Fedra removal

June 29 - June 29 - Off Gibraltar, Donjon Marine continues work on the wreck removal and disposal of the remnants of the Fedra which grounded and partially sank during a storm late last year.
Views: 932
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ALE in Mexican and Chilean heavyweight moves

June 29 - June 29 - Specialist over-dimensional cargo mover, ALE Heavylift has successfully moved and installed two exceptionally large cargoes: a chimney some 85 metres in height and a 55 metre long load-out jacket.
Views: 531
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Imperial Cranes makes room for new purchases

June 26 - June 26 - US full-service crane rental and sales company, Imperial Crane is helping to assemble a new hydrogen plant for Linde Gas North America supplying hydrogen to the adjacent Citgo refinery.
Views: 661
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Collett powers Bahamas electricity generation

June 26 - June 26 - British heavy lift company R Collett & Sons (Transport) has recently handled two significant global shipments of diesel engines, utilising the company's heavy lift terminal to consolidate the cargo.
Views: 1041
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New Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship named

June 12 - May 12 - Tijuca, the latest edition to Wallenius Wilhelmsen's fleet of car and truck carrying vessels, has been named in Melbourne.
Views: 783
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SC&RA recognises outstanding performance

June 12 - June 12 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has given a series of awards to mark outstanding hauling and rigging performance in the US, Canada, central America and Italy.
Views: 1033
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Trafinsa becomes Agility in Mexico

June 3 - June 3 - Agility Logistics has acquired its longstanding partner in Mexico, Trafinsa, plus the company's US affiliate, Trafinsa International, to strengthen its presence in the country.
Views: 1206
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ASCO acquires Seletar

June 3 - June 3 - ASCO Marine, a subsidiary of the Aberdeen-based international oil and gas logistics specialist ASCO Group, has acquired Seletar Shipping, which is also Aberdeen-based and provides ships agency and related services to clients in the offshore, frei
Views: 1006
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Another regional rep for Cargo Equipment Owners network

June 2 - June 2 - The recently founded network for cargo equipment owners, Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd has appointed J.Philip Tomlinson as its regional representative to help market the CEE in North America and Canada.
Views: 1134
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Bollore Logistics sets sail

May 27 - May 27 - French Industrial and transport organisation, the Bollore Group has created the Bollore Logistics brand to assist the group's commercial brands in their development.
Views: 1509
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More contracts for Dockwise

May 22 - May 22 - Dockwise Shipping has secured 11 near and longer term contracts for the transportation of jack-up drilling rigs, semi submersible rigs, as well as port and marine infrastructure, with a total revenue of around USD63 million.
Views: 1522
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B&B's US port interests transfer to SteelRiver

May 20 - May 20 - In the face of the ongoing financial problems facing by Babcock & Brown Infrastructure, executives at Babcock & Brown Infrastructure Fund North America (BBIFNA), working with John Hancock Life Insurance, have acquired the fund's USD1.8 billion as
Views: 1392
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Jumbo Shipping bangs the drums in Antwerp

May 18 - May 18 - Jumbo Shipping's Fairplayer successfully loaded several heavy items, among them two 625 tonne coke drums, each 42m long and with a diameter of 10m, at the port of Antwerp.
Views: 756
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Thunder Bay eyes more project cargo

May 15 - May 15 - The Port of Thunder Bay is confident it will attract more project cargoes as it establishes itself as a gateway for abnormal loads bound for western Canada.
Views: 1055
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Dockwise profits up

May 14 - May 14 - Dockwise has posted revenue of USD33 million for the first quarter of 2009, a 120% rise from USD15 million in the quarter last year, on the back of increased rig shipments.
Views: 1427
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BBC delivers first turbines at Coquimbo

May 7 - May 7 - BBC Chartering has delivered blades and towers for the construction of 10 wind turbines at Barrick's Punta Colorada wind farm at the Port of Coquimbo, Chile.
Views: 872
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R&L Canada in tough rig move

May 6 - May 6 - Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada, in which Geodis-Wilson has a 50 percent shareholding, has won a major contract to move a drilling rig.
Views: 1013
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Eastport sees first turbine blades

May 3 - May 3 - The Port of Eastport, Maine, USA,, has welcomed a shipment of wind turbine blades that could be the first of many as the burgeoning wind energy industry gathers speed.
Views: 703
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SDV handles Learjet 85 Mock Up Tour

May 1 - May 01 - SDV's Aerospace and Project Department teams in the USA will be responsible for handling the logistics involved during the Learjet 85 Mock Up Tour project.
Views: 731
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MACS clarifies Alphaliner story

April 29 - April 29 - Following a report by AXS Alphaliner that MACS has removed two ships from its Europe-South Africa multi-purpose and breakbulk service, a spokesman for MACS has moved to reassure customers that there will be little impact on the frequency or spa
Views: 1426
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Albany upgrades

April 28 - April 28 - HLPFI understands that the Port of Albany in the USA is about to begin a multi-million dollar construction project to replace a large portion of its old wooden wharf system.
Views: 995
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Freeport golf tournament tees-up dollars for children's charity

April 28 - April 28 - Port Freeport has raised almost 15,000 dollars for Brazoria County Association for Citizens with Handicaps (BACHS), a charitable organisation which provides care and treatment for disabled children and their families.
Views: 900
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WWPC members join forces to move giant modules

April 17 - April 17 - LS Cargo Logistics GmbH from Germany and Albacor Shipping Inc of Canada, both members of the World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC), arranged the road transport of nine convection units each about 12 m long, 7.40 m wide and up to 5 m high, each w
Views: 839
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Additional Goldhofer axle lines for Berard

April 17 - April 17 - Berard Transportation Inc of Louisiana has invested in a further 20 Goldhofer axle lines with two power packs of type PST/ES-E in an effort to reinforce its leading market position in the US heavy-load sector.
Views: 953
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Survey highlights worries over trade protectionism

April 16 - April 16 - A new survey conducted by conducted by BDP's Centrx supply chain consulting unit; Adler Research of Bethlehem, USA; King's Road Consulting, USA; and Rubicon Consulting Pte Ltd, Singapore, indicates that 84 percent of manufacturers' supply chain
Views: 915
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Rail is the answer for SRT

April 13 - April 13 - The services of Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) were recently required by two clients, one wishing to transport a rotary dryer from USA to Canada and the other requiring two 14' storage vessels weighing a total of 563 tonnes lbs to be taken to
Views: 1010
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Atlantic Street Capital Acquires EZE Trucking

April 9 - April 9 - Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle-market special situation and deep value investments, has acquired EZE Trucking, a leading provider of specialist logistics services for the infrastructure market.
Views: 1623
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Linde walks like an Egyptian at Legoland Windsor

April 9 - April 9 - Thousands of years after the ancient Egyptians took two decades, thousands of man hours and brute force to build the Great Pyramid at Giza, logistics planners turned to more modern equipment when an Egyptian Pharaoh was required to stand guard a
Views: 887
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MarineLink appoints Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada

April 7 - April 7 - MarineLink has announced the appointment of Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada as its non-exclusive agent to market and sell transportation services related to the former's vessel, MarineLink Explorer, as well as the tugs and barges in the MarineLink fle
Views: 1554
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Dockwise gets its sub

April 3 - April 3 - According to reports in Canada's national press, HMCS Chicoutimi, one of the Canadian military's four submarines, is due to arrive in Victoria, BC, in about 30 days from Halifax aboard one of Dockwise USA's heavy lift ships. The value of the con
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Vestas blows with Kalmar

April 1 - April 1 - Cargotec's Kalmar business unit has been awarded a contract to provide eight lifting and handling machines for Vestas Towers A/S' new production facility in Pueblo, Colorado, USA. The equipment will be delivered during April 2009.
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Port Freeport to widen channel

March 27 - March 27 - Port Freeport has been granted a permit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to widen the offshore entrance and jetty channels to the Freeport harbor.
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Yachts move with Dockwise

March 27 - March 27 - Dockwise Yacht Transport's (DYT) Super Servant 3 left Port Everglades for Toulon, unloading 18 yachts and loading one in St. Thomas, then moved on to Martinique where it loaded 18 more yachts, totaling 32 power and yachts.
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First for Gottwald in the Dominican Republic

March 27 - March 27 - Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald) has recently received its first ever order for the Dominican Republic. The order is for two G HMK 6407 Mobile Harbour Cranes, variants of the Model 6 series of Generation 5, Gottwald's current bestseller
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New cranes for Salalah

March 23 - March 23 - Four super post panamax quay cranes have been delivered to the port of Salalah, bringing the total to eight cranes received in 2009 and completing the superstructure for the port's existing six berths.
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Bay Crane expands office network

March 19 - March 19 - New York-based Bay Crane Service has announced the opening of a new branch office in North Haven, Connecticut, its third office location and first outside its New York birthplace.
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NSCSA to commence Charlotte heavy lift and project cargo call

March 13 - March 13 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has confirmed to HLPFI that the Saudi Tabuk V 140 is now scheduled in Charleston on April 1st for the start of a new service from key East Coast US and Canada ports to Saudi Arabia, India an
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Hamilton steels itself

March 4 - March 04 - In light of yesterday's news that U.S. Steel Corp., the largest U.S.- based steelmaker by sales, is idling most of its operations in Canada and laying off 1,500 workers because of falling demand, Hamilton Port Authority is committing to redoubl
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Jumbo oils developments in Gulf of Mexico

February 17 - February -17-Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a combined transportation and installation contract by Technip USA in connection with the Cascade and Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico.
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GAC Russia restructures to serve new markets

February 13 - February -13-Global forwarding company GAC Group has made strategic organisational changes to its Russian operations to improve the services it offers to the country's fast growing offshore sector.
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Crowley delivers incinerator

February 10 - February 10 - Florida-based Crowley Maritime Corporation's logistics and liner services groups completed the transport of an incinerator to Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI) to replace the island's existing trash disposal unit.
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Jumbo Offshore wins Cascade and Chinook contract

January 29 - January 29 - Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a combined transportation and installation contract by Technip USA in connection with the Cascade and Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico.
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SRT positive about prospects in 2009

January 27 - January 27 - Bob Felix, president, has moved to reassure the market that its business sector remains bullish and the company staff are confident in the immediate future prospects of the company.
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Swire Shipping upgrades services

January 21 - January 21 - Swire Shipping has enhanced its Eastabout round-the-world service linking North American ports with the Middle East and India.
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Hudson heavy lift recovers US Airways A320

January 20 - January 20 - The recovery of the crashed US Airways A320 from New York's Hudson River involved one of the largest floating cranes in operation on the US East Coast.
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Hysea Shipping selects Port Manatee

January 19 - January 19 - Ft. Lauderdale-based HySea Shipping has selected Port Manatee for its new container, breakbulk and project cargo service between Port Manatee and Puerto Cortes, Honduras which is expected to commence sailings on January 22nd, calling on Port
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Nordana enhances Libyan service

January 13 - January 13 - Nordana has expanded its oceanfreight service to Libya with the addition of calls to the port of Misurata.
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Heerema Marine completes Angolan installation

January 12 - Leiden-based Heerema Marine Contractors has completed a year-long installation of deep-sea oil drilling equipment at the Tombua Landana site off the coast of Angola for oil giant DSME/Chevron in a water depth of 370 m.
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Deadline nears for new trade Data requirements for US importers

January 2 - January 02 - U.S. importers already contending with one of the most severe economic downturns of the past century will face yet another challenge beginning later this month, with the start of new regulations requiring additional information about shipment
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