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Successful tow for Fairmount Marine

December 31 - December 31 - Fairmount Marine's super tug, Fairmount Sherpa has successfully towed the jack-up drilling rig Baharia I to its new position in the Zeit Bay oil field in the Gulf of Suez.
Views: 785
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Tuscor Lloyds cements concrete equipment shipment

December 30 - December 30 - Tuscor Lloyds was called in by the manufacturer of a mobile concrete batching plant (pictured below) after it struggled to find an appropriate vessel which could reach the destination within the limited timeframe.
Views: 504
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Fairstar wins contract for rig transport

December 29 - December 29 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a USD2.6 million contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the jack-up drilling rig Hercules 185 from Pascagoula, Mississippi to West Africa in the first quarter of 2012 onboard Fairstar's open ster
Views: 766
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Nice dozen for Dockwise

December 21 - December 21 - Dockwise has revealed 12 new awards totaling USD55 million, of which six, to the value of more than USD15 million, are for execution in Q4 2011. The remaining contracts are for execution in 2012 and 2013.
Views: 638
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PPG now has Central America covered with Aimar Group

December 20 - December 20 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, says it now has a one-stop expert business contact servicing Central America following the appointment of Aimar Group as a new member.
Views: 1092
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Fairmount Alpine helps refloat Ikan Sepat

December 19 - December 19 - Fairmount Marine's powerful tug, Fairmount Alpine has successfully assisted in the refloating of the grounded Ikan Sepat just offshore Puerto Cort
Views: 436
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Fairstar wins rig transportation contract

December 19 - December 19 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a USD2.8 million contract by Northern Offshore to transport the jack-up drilling rig Energy Exerter from Malta to Northern Europe in January 2012.
Views: 604
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Shipping confidence picks up despite eurozone fears

December 16 - December 16 - Overall confidence levels and the likelihood of major new investments in the shipping industry in the next 12 months picked up marginally in the quarter ended November 2011, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from accountant
Views: 1141
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Ports and carriers united on the need to weigh loaded containers

December 13 - December 13 - The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has joined with the World Shipping Council (WSC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and BIMCO in the effort to encourage the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to am
Views: 477
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Oil and gas fuel Amytrans success in equipment shipment

December 13 - December 13 - Full service freight forwarder and ship broker Amytrans Corp in Vietnam, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has arranged for heavy and outsized oil and gas equipment to be moved by chartered ocean vessel from Busan,
Views: 575
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Long distance successes for Ahlers

December 13 - December 13 - Global offices of worldwide project cargo forwarder Ahlers have earned their Air Miles after organising two project movements that clocked up more than 15,000 km in distance.
Views: 650
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Doug Tilden joins Brookfield Ports Team

December 12 - December 12 - Brookfield Infrastructure Group has announced that Doug Tilden (pictured below), former chief executive officer of Marine Terminals Corp, has joined the company as senior consultant for its ports business.
Views: 967
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Fairmount Expedition delivers Castor topside in Spain

December 12 - December 12 - Fairmount Marine's powerful tug Fairmount Expedition has safely delivered a 18,000 ton (16,329 tonnes) topside for process, utilities and living quarters for the Castor project offshore Spain. The topside was loaded onto Heerema's H-541 barg
Views: 805
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Noatum Ports open new offices in Valencia

December 5 - December 5 - Noatum Ports, the largest maritime terminal operator in Spain, has celebrated the opening of new offices in Valencia, Spain, in a landmark local building.
Views: 867
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Seaports of Niedersachsen sees strong interest at Amsterdam event

December 2 - December 2 - Port marketing company, Seaports of Niedersachsen, says it registered strong interest in port capacity and logistics solutions for the offshore wind energy industry at this week's international wind energy trade fair, EWEA offshore in Amsterd
Views: 642
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MSL Express joins the WPA Network

November 28 - November 28 - The New York, Shanghai and Chengdu offices of MSL Express have joined the Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a rapidly expanding global network of independently owned and operated freight forwarders and other niche-market specialists, includ
Views: 1003
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Don't miss out on reduced fees, say Breakbulk South America organisers

November 24 - November 24 - Organisers of the first Breakbulk South America Congress 2011, to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil from December on 6-7 are asking heavy lift and project forwarders interested in attending the event not to lose the opportunity totake advantage o
Views: 880
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Will near-sourcing trends rewrite some project cargo business?

November 24 - November 24 - The move by global industrial equipment giant Caterpillar to open a new, 85,000 sq m facility in Victoria, Texas is the latest evidence of US manufacturers beginning to 'near source' manufacturing, a business trend that may have implications
Views: 567
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FESCO Russian Pacific Line's first sailing departs from Tacoma

November 23 - November 23 - The first sailing of FESCO Russian Pacific Line's new direct all water service to Vladivostok has departed from the Port of Tacoma offering a direct fortnightly ro-ro service to Vladivostok and all points in the Russian Far East.
Views: 921
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Intermarine adds new tonnage to US-Flag service

November 22 - November 22 - Intermarine has added a new ship, Ocean Freedom, to its US-flagged multipurpose and heavy lift fleet, stating that this underlines the shipping line's role in serving the increasing demand for modern and versatile tonnage.
Views: 1260
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Four more for the Charter Store

November 22 - November 22 - Fort Lauderdale, USA-based, The Charter Store, an experienced air charter broker, is expanding its service team in the USA.
Views: 576
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North Sea decommissioning costs could exceed GBP47.5 billion

November 17 - November 17 - A GBP47.5 billion (USD74.7) business opportunity is opening up for companies in decommissioning the North Sea's huge infrastructure of offshore oil and gas fields according to new research to be published by Deloitte and Douglas-Westwood.
Views: 979
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Marcon brokers ocean flat deck barge sale

November 17 - November 17 - The 10,000 dwt, Vanuatu-flagged ocean flat deck barge, DRC/Blake 1 (ex- Eide Barge 35, Pacific Horizon, MB-100, SLB-1 and SLB-2) has been sold to private South American buyers, marking the second time that Marcon International, Inc of Coupev
Views: 568
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Dealers gather for Shuttlelift demonstrations

November 17 - November 17 - Global mobile gantry crane manufacturer Shuttlelift has debuted its newest line of double-beam mobile gantry cranes during an international dealer meeting.
Views: 991
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Airship conference more than hot air

November 17 - November 17 - Organisers of the sixth Airships to the Arctic conference, to be held in Seattle, USA, on December 5 and 6, 2011, have published changes and alterations to the programme of the two-day event.
Views: 916
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Montana ready to issue permits

November 14 - November 14 - In the USA, the long-running saga over the movement of oversized loads for the Kearl Oil Sands project in north east Alberta, Canada, has taken its latest twist.
Views: 415
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New CFO for the Rickmers Group

November 14 - November 14 - Dr Ignace Van Meenen has taken up the position of chief financial officer (CFO) of the Rickmers Group in a role that will see him press ahead with the realignment of the group of companies to enable it to respond faster and more flexibly to
Views: 849
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Ulustrans loads boilers

November 11 - November 11 - Ulustrans Turkey loaded four steam boilers in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, onto rail cars and moved them to Halifax Port to be loaded onto BBC Fuji earlier this month.
Views: 587
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PCN members all set for London

November 10 - November 10 - Over 85 senior managers from 46 countries will shortly be flying into London to attend the upcoming 1st PCN Annual Summit.
Views: 1191
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World's largest hoverbarge sold

November 8 - November 8 - Marcon International from Coupeville, USA has completed the sale of the unfinished, newbuilding hover barge "Monty" by builder Sundial Marine Construction & Repair of Troutdale, USA to private buyers.
Views: 914
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Rotor motors with Fracht

November 8 - November 8 - Fracht USA has handled the delivery of a Siemens 4-pole generator rotor and two fan assemblies to the Hydro One Networks facility in Pickering, Canada.
Views: 581
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Dockwise to sell yacht transport arm

November 8 - November 8 - Following last week's announcement of the granting of a grants waiver request by its lending syndicate, Dockwise Ltd has announced it has signed a letter of intent to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) to Coby En
Views: 767
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PCN names Indonesia member

November 7 - November 7 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) reports that its latest member is MI Logistic Indonesia, a leading freight forwarder and heavy lift specialist based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 1072
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Alabama lifting solutions workshop soon

November 4 - November 4 - Shaun Sipe, VP of human capital at Barnhart Crane & Rigging, is one of the panel of speakers at the Maritime Lifting Solutions Workshop, which takes place early next month from December 7-9 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
Views: 900
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SC&RA Foundation looks to help fund industry students

November 4 - November 4 - The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) scholarship and grant scheme for 2012 and 2013 has been launched, offering sums of up to USD3,000 for students to attend college or university and grants of up to USD1,500 to attend tec
Views: 204
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Beer and wind powers Hamilton's traffic

November 4 - November 4 - Canadian thirsts for alternative green energy production and a refreshing cold beer are drivers of growth in project cargo at the Port of Hamilton, Ontario.
Views: 697
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Skelton Sherborne on the move in western Australia

November 3 - November 3 - Australian heavy equipment mover Skelton Sherborne has relocated its office in Western Australian from Fremantle to a new location in South Perth, effective immediately.
Views: 416
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Cargotec to deliver MacGregor ro-ro equipment

November 2 - November 2 - Cargotec has secured two contracts worth around EUR15 million (USD20.6 million) for complete MacGregor ro-ro access and transfer systems for deepsea container/ro-ro (ConRo) vessels.
Views: 412
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New rail product creates opportunities for industrial products

November 1 - November 1 - Canadian Pacific will be the exclusive Canadian rail transportation provider for Contrans, using innovative Raildecks multimodal flat rack containers. The agreement extends the long-haul efficiencies of rail to a markets currently served by t
Views: 604
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Freight's big-hearted response to Turkish earthquake

November 1 - November 1 - The freight industry has worn its heart on its sleeve in its response to the humanitarian tragedy created by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the Van province in eastern Turkey and killed around 500 people.
Views: 672
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Joint-move powers Senegal power generation

November 1 - November 1 - A multimodal joint American and Costa Rican move by two project freight forwarders is set to power Senegal's lights for the immediate future.
Views: 519
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Bay Crane adds to fleet

October 31 - October 31 - In the USA, Bay Crane has made some significant additions to its fleet, improving and expanding the existing equipment.
Views: 756
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Fairstar wins Oando Energy Services contract

October 31 - October 31 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a contract by Oando Energy Services, a leading indigenous, energy and energy services company in Nigeria to transport the drilling rig Respect from Lagos, Nigeria to Galveston, USA.
Views: 914
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Drewry forecasts container overcapacity to last few years

October 28 - October 28 - Drewry's latest quarterly Container Forecaster emphasises that this year should have been much better for the industry. First half global demand growth was still running at an annual rate of percent and yet ocean carriers are losing money due
Views: 971
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Latin American demand lifts Liebherr mobile harbour crane sales

October 28 - October 28 - Bullish demand from the Americas has seen sales for Liebherr mobile harbour cranes (MHC) double this year compared with 2010 asdemand for investment in cargo handling equipment remains unbroken, says the global manufacturer.
Views: 925
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Kavanagh joins the SRT family

October 27 - October 27 - In the USA, New Jersey-based Kavanagh Logistics has joined the Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) family.
Views: 561
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Lifetime achievement award for industry legend

October 27 - October 27 - Popular shipping legend Jerry Nagel, chairman of the board at Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc, received a standing ovation as he was handed a lifetime achievement award in New Orleans, USA, earlier this week, writes Emma Murray in New Orleans.
Views: 587
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Fairstar wins Nabors Drilling contract

October 26 - October 26 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been contracted by Nabors Drilling to transport its DB 301 from Port Gentil, Gabon to Pascagoula, Mississippi on the Fairstar semi-submersible vessel Fjell.
Views: 727
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Breakbulk keynote speaker calls for creative solutions

October 26 - October 26 - Giga projects are the new landscape of the heavy lift marketplace, and logistics is "even more critical than ever before to EPC success", according to John Mika, senior vice president of procurement, CH2M HILL, reports HLPFI editor, Emma Murr
Views: 1176
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter names second partner in Canada

October 25 - October 25 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency GmbH has contracted general sales agent (GSA) AerodyneCargo Services Inc in Calgary as its second GSA in Canada, following its appointment of Airline Network Service as a GSA partner for the Montreal area just a
Views: 702
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FESCO adds Tacoma

October 24 - October 24 - FESCO Russian Pacific is adding a port call at Tacoma, USA, and introducing a fortnightly service to Vladivostok and the Russian Far east.
Views: 589
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Airbus flies with Rickmers-Linie

October 24 - October 24 - Rickmers-Linie has been selected by Spirit AeroSystems as its partner for the transportation of fuselage sections for Airbus from Morehead City, USA to Montoir (Port of Nantes St. Nazaire), France.
Views: 703
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Houston is a hoot for OWL

October 21 - October 21 - Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global, single-source NVOCC and subsidiary of Pacer International, has opened a new office in Houston to service all cargoes moving to and from the region.
Views: 669
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Kuehne + Nagel sees earnings grow

October 19 - October 19 - Kuehne + Nagel reports that its earnings grew in first nine months of 2011 by 1.1 percent despite the softening freight market.
Views: 935
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Bardonaro takes on new global sales role at Terex

October 18 - October 18 - Global crane manufacturer Terex has promoted Frank Bardonaro to the newly created position of vice president and managing director global sales, Terex Cranes.
Views: 556
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Crowley streamlines companywide customs brokerage services

October 17 - October 17 - Crowley Maritime Corp has streamlined the customs brokerage services offered by Crowley and its subsidiary Customized Brokers Inc, with both teams now operating from a joint office in Miami, USA under the direction of Customized Brokers' Nell
Views: 470
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Dockwise newbuild books second voyage

October 14 - October 14 - Just one day after it announced the filing of a waiver request on a single covenant with its lender syndicate, which seeks consent for a temporary relaxation of the leverage ratio (net debt over EBITDA) for the period March 2012 until Septemb
Views: 735
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Panalpina opens Ludhiana branch

October 13 - October 13 - Only two weeks after opening a branch in Jaipur, India, Panalpina has opened another branch in Ludhiana in the Punjab, and home to thousands of large and medium-sized companies.
Views: 517
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On your marks: breakbulk to pound the pavement in a good cause

October 12 - October 12 - Keen professionals in the project cargo and shipping industry are soon to don Lyrca and running shoe to work up a sweat, all in a good cause, as they race to the finishing line in the sixth Break-Bulk Business Run.
Views: 543
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India must up game on global piracy

October 12 - October 12 - Indian naval forces must be ready to increase shipping security in the Indian Ocean as the country's geographical location means that it has been at the forefront of efforts to tackle piracy head on.
Views: 745
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Fairmount tug positions FPSO Usan offshore Nigeria

October 11 - October 11- Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the installation of the floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Usan, offshore Nigeria.
Views: 744
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Globalink delivers ahead of schedule

October 10 - October 10 - A thousand tonne consignment of oil field equipment has been moved from Dubai to Iraq almost two weeks ahead of deadline.
Views: 900
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Heavy lift technical workshop to be held at Breakbulk Americas 2011

October 10 - October 10 - Industry experts from the fields of logistics, rigging, engineering and naval architecture will present, in partnership with Breakbulk Americas 2011, a practical and learned heavy lift technical workshop at the Breakbulk conference in New Orl
Views: 760
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Maersk Line and Apex Offshore Wind Energy agree partnership

October 7 - October 7 - Apex Offshore Wind, LLC and Maersk Line, Limited have established a working relationship to support the development, financing and construction of utility-scale offshore wind energy facilities in North America.
Views: 365
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Fairmount Alpine delivers rig Ocean Yorktown in Gulf

October 7 - October 7 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Alpine has delivered the semi submergible drilling rig Ocean Yorktown safely in Brownsville, USA, after a 5,400 miles (8690.5 km) tow from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 773
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National Airlines wins B747-400F operating authority

October 6 - October 6 - America's National Airlines, a unit of upstate New York's National Air Cargo Holdings, which provides military air freight to the Pentagon, has announced its initiation of Boeing 747-400F flight operations, having received regulatory certifica
Views: 693
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CEVA extends the scope of agreement with Seadrill

October 5 - October 4 - CEVA Logistics has extended its current freight management contract with offshore deepwater drilling company, Seadrill, to include the freight forwarding and supply chain logistics solutions for the Seadrill rigs operating in West Africa and t
Views: 746
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New contracts for Dockwise

October 5 - October 5 - New contract wins and variation orders, revised payment terms for the Vanguard, and advances from certain clients, announced today by Dockwise will materially improve the company's cash flows and working capital in 2011 and 2012, says the comp
Views: 686
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Heavy transformer moved by Albacor Shipping

September 30 - September 30 - Albacor Shipping, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has handled the delivery of a transformer more than 28 m long and weighing more than 442 tonnes from the Port of Baltimore to Weirton, USA.
Views: 667
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Air Charter Service now open in Los Angeles

September 29 - September 29 - Air Charter Service, a leading aircraft charter specialist, continues its global expansion as it opens the cargo department of its second US office in Los Angeles - to complement its established operation in New York.
Views: 731
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New vessel for Universal Africa Lines

September 29 - September 29 - UAL Africa has become the latest vessel to be added to Universal Africa Lines' fleet of 16 modern, multi-purpose geared vessels.
Views: 430
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ALS ships demolition equipment to Kiwi earthquake zone

September 28 - September 28 - The Abnormal Load Services (International) Ltd project team in Hull, UK, has organised the first export charter shipment of a demolition machine for UK demolition company Coleman & Company.
Views: 966
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Confidence dips to all-time low as uncertainty fuels overtonnaging

September 26 - September 26 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to their lowest level for three and a half years in the three months ended August 2011, according to the latest shipping confidence survey by accountant and shipping adviser Moore Step
Views: 1085
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Century for Project Cargo Network

September 26 - September 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has reached a major milestone in its development with 100 companies now on its membership roster.
Views: 1147
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Dredging set to start at Corpus Christi

September 26 - September 26 - Today, Port Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, is set to commence dredging operations for La Quinta Channel Extension project.
Views: 942
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Barnhart VP gives rigging workshop a lift

September 22 - September 22 - Shaun Sipe, VP of human capital at Barnhart Crane & Rigging, is to join the panel of speakers at the Maritime Lifting Solutions Workshop, which takes place from December 7-9 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
Views: 819
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Liebherr crawler working hard on wind farm

September 22 - September 22 - The Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane operated by US crane rental company Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. has been hard at work on a wind farm in Ohio.
Views: 713
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Albacor Shipping (USA) opens in Los Angeles

September 21 - September 21 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, a US-member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) network, has opened a Los Angeles office under the management of Wolfram Zeppenfeld and delivering a full range of freight forwarding services.
Views: 769
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Blank checks into ACS Frankfurt

September 21 - September 21 - UK-based air freight broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed a new cargo sales director at its Frankfurt office while the company has organised a vital relief goods flight into North Korea in response to the devastating floods in tha
Views: 1113
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'Contractual issues' ground first B747-8F deliveries

September 19 - September 19 - Main deck cargo provider Cargolux has rejected delivery of the first two B747-8Fs, scheduled for delivery today (Sept 19) and September 21, citing "unresolved contractual issues" between Boeing and Cargolux relating to the aircraft.
Views: 219
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Konecranes to supply cranes for Klaipeda

September 14 - September 14 - Konecranes has received an order for three Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes and seven Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in Lithuania. The cranes will be delivered to the port of Klaipeda starting in the fourth quarter of
Views: 985
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Nordana goes back to Libya

September 8 - September 8 - Nordana has restarted its regular direct ro-ro service from the US Gulf and East Coast into Libya, which has been suspended since February due to the unrest in the country.
Views: 865
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Construction Products buys a Shuttlelift SB50

September 8 - September 8 - Construction Products, Inc (CPI) from Jackson, USA, recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary with the purchase of a single-beam mobile gantry crane from Shuttlelift.
Views: 850
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Global container industry mourns passing of container innovator

September 8 - September 8 - A number of US publications, including the New York Times and San Diego Tribune, are reporting the death of Orange, California-born engineer and inventor Keith W. (Tant) Tantlinger, he was aged 92 and died at home in Escondido, California.
Views: 402
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A hamburger with triple BBC Chartering vessels

September 7 - September 7 - It was a case of once, twice, three times a vessel as a trio of leading German heavy lift operator BBC Chartering's vessels were in the port of Hamburg simultaneously.
Views: 1078
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Allseas arranges novel project freight transhipment via Felixstowe

September 2 - September 2 - Organising the transport from Scotland to South Korea of a heavy lift consignment measuring up to 7 metres in height required some detailed planning when a lengthy road trip from the point of manufacture in Aberdeen was never going to be an
Views: 997
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ABP and TransAtlantic UK sign new agreement at the port of Hull

August 31 - August 31 - Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Hull has recently signed a new ten-year agreement with TransAtlantic UK Ltd, which operates up to three sailings a week linking the Humber with Sweden, for a new bespoke ten-acre terminal in Hull.
Views: 1050
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Donjon Marine refloats sunken barge

August 31 - August 31 - Donjon Marine has refloated a fully loaded hopper barge which sank in approximately nine metres of water while transiting the Kill Van Kull, a waterway that connects Newark Bay to New York Harbour.
Views: 626
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Africa West enhances services with additional aircraft

August 30 - August 30 - Togo-based Africa West Cargo has reinforced its fleet by leasing a second DC9 freighter, adding to the company's list of aircraft currently serving various destinations in West Africa and Central Africa.
Views: 1085
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Soreidom's multipurpose service adds Rotterdam call

August 30 - August 30 - Further to the news story posted here on March 22, Martinique-based shipping company, Soreidom has advised that it will add a call at Rotterdam to its multipurpose service from North Europe to the Caribbean.
Views: 809
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Horizon Lines offers refinancing deal

August 29 - August 29 - Horizon Lines has entered into a definitive agreement and secured commitments from holders of more than 99 percenr of its 4.25 percent convertible senior notes due in 2012 to move forward with a modified transaction that will refinance the com
Views: 817
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Royal rescue for Donjon Marine

August 29 - August 29 - Donjon Marine Co has salvaged and returned to its owner the passenger ferry, Royal Miss Belmar, which grounded on approach to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, in early July.
Views: 792
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Donjon Marine unloads wind farm components

August 26 - August 26 - Donjon Marine supplied Chesapeake 1000 derrick barge services to BBC Chartering USA LLC to unload 22 wind power nacelles each weighing 87 tonnes BBC Orinoco at Searsport, Maine, USA.
Views: 396
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Steder Group ships complete dredger across the Atlantic

August 23 - August 23 - Steder Group, the Dutch member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has executed the complete mobilisation of dredging equipment from the Netherlands for a project in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Views: 271
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Ship's engine flies with Intermarine

August 19 - August 19 - USA-based Intermarine has delivered a ship engine for a German owner from the manufacturer in Asia to the owner's vessel in the Dominican Republic.
Views: 765
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Dockwise sees strongest ever quarter for contract wins

August 19 - August 19 - Breda, Netherlands-based heavy marine transport provider Dockwise has had its strongest ever quarter for contract wins, while at the same time seeing a new backlog record in the three month and half year periods ended June 30, 2011 says the co
Views: 661
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San Francisco welcomes windy cargoes

August 18 - August 18 - The Port of San Francisco recently welcomed the M/V Star Hansa, carrying wind turbine components for San Leandro, California-based Halus Power Systems.
Views: 775
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Festival gets a big lift

August 18 - August 18 - A Terex AC 350/6 all terrain crane has been used by UK company, King Lifting Ltd to lift and place a footbridge for the Reading Festival in Berkshire, UK.
Views: 941
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Insurers debate curse of piracy

August 16 - August 16 - When they meet next month in Paris, international marine underwriters will discuss all lines of marine insurance business.
Views: 632
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Propellor Club lands in Bilbao

August 16 - August 16 - A new branch of the Propeller Club has been created in Bilbao, Spain, with seven founding members.
Views: 906
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Korea Express obtains AEO accreditation

August 15 - August 15 - Integrated logistics company, Korea Express, which is eagerly anticipating the delivery of two 15,000 dwt self-propelled vessels from the Weihai Dockyard, Weihai, Shandong, China, to reinforce its marine transportation capabilities for heavy l
Views: 791
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ALE's AL.SK190 North American debut

August 9 - August 9 - A series of record-breaking lifts at an oil refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, USA has been undertaken by UK-based global heavy transport and lifting company ALE, using for the first time in North America its award-winning crane.
Views: 687
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New 747-8F completes certification flight tests

August 5 - August 5 - The new Boeing 747-8 Freighter has successfully completed its certification flight test programme, with two aircraft landing at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.
Views: 250
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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.
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BBC Chartering introduces transpacific service

August 4 - August 4 - BBC Chartering has launched a new monthly liner service that connects Asia with North America with the aim of further strengthening its position in the liner segment of the global project cargo, breakbulk and heavy lift market.
Views: 493
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Demag Cranes supplies more floating cranes for the Mississippi

August 2 - August 2 - Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald), a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, has been awarded a contract to supply two more Floating Cranes to St. James Stevedoring Partners, Llc, Louisiana, USA, to enter service on the Mississippi river this aut
Views: 623
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Alliance in the city of brotherly love

August 1 - August 1 - The US arm of Dubai-based logistics company GAC has formed a strategic alliance with a 30-year old shipping agency based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Views: 584
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Sea Star ends Philadelphia-Puerto Rico service as business falls

August 1 - August 1 - Sea Star Line, an ocean transportation company providing transportation services to and from North America, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands, has suspended its weekly call at Philadelphia, USA connecting to Port Tioga Marine Terminal San J
Views: 369
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UTC Overseas names project director

July 28 - July 28 -The Houston-based Project Division of UTC Overseas Inc has appointed Brent Patterson as a project director to oversee project development of industrial and global capital projects and services to engineering and procurement companies.
Views: 897
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SRT has been working on the railroad

July 25 - July 25 - Just weeks after Houston-based high and heavy rail transport forwarder Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) celebrated its seventh anniversary, the company has revealed that it has undertaken two significant shipments of heavy industrial equipment.
Views: 338
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Rail siding rebuilt for high and heavy load

July 25 - July 25 - A combined rail and road shipment of a 292.1 tonne transformer by Spring, Texas-based rail project shipment forwarder Colossal Transport Solutions (CTS) brought more than just issues with regulatory and official freight transport laws
Views: 355
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First contract for Dockwise newbuilding

July 25 - July 25 - Dockwise has confirmed the first contract for its new 'Type 0' ship which is due to be delivered at the end of 2012 from the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Korea.
Views: 495
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CSAL adds Charleston-Africa service

July 24 - June 24 - Canada States Africa Line (CSAL) is adding Charleston to the port rotation for its bulk, breakbulk and ro-ro service between North America and southern Africa.
Views: 647
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WWPC duo complete complex tunnel borer move

July 19 - July 19 - Albacor Shipping and LS - Cargo International, both members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have handled the shipment of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Germany to the USA.
Views: 494
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PCN's famous five US members

July 18 - July 18 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has filled its US membership quota with the signing of its fifth US member, says Martin Pain, PCN network manager.
Views: 543
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Globalink's Air Freight Division takes off

July 14 - July 14 - Globalink Logistics Group was approached by the Civil Aviation Authorities in Kazakhstan to handle the movement of airport equipment from USA and France to Astana, Kazakhstan.
Views: 898
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Integrated Logistics expands on the double

July 13 - July 13 - Terex Cranes delivered two RT 100 Rough Terrain cranes to Integrated Logistics of Kuwait for maintenance tasks in the petro-chemical and gas refinery sectors, writes Jamie May.
Views: 781
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Festival season sounds the right note for ACS

July 13 - July 13 - UK-based air cargo broker Air Charter Service has reported a particularly high demand for air freight charters this year to move bands' and artistes' equipment from show to show - whether it is for festivals or concert tours.
Views: 584
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Jumbo set to build in Croatia

July 12 - July 12 - Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit has announced a contract from Jumbo Shipping to build a heavy lift ship for one of the world's leading shipping companies involved in transportation of heavy or overdimensional cargoes.
Views: 892
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Albacor's move to Miami

June 30 - June 30 - Albacor Shipping's Banning, California office handled the shipment of a heavy transformer from Savannah Port to Miami, Florida.
Views: 440
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Dockwise to convert contract backlog to firm orders

June 28 - June 28 - A backlog of multi-million dollar contracts worth more than USD40 million for the moving of offshore equipment and heavyweight barge movements will be completed by Q3 2011, says Dutch leading marine contractor Dockwise.
Views: 778
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Duluth tops RICA rankings

June 27 - June 27 - The Port of Duluth, USA, has taken top honours in the Railway Industrial Clearance Association's (RICA's) Port Service Awards for North America, named in first place, along with the Port of Mobile, in the Association's final rankings for this ye
Views: 667
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Costa Rica's Laninco joins GPLN

June 24 - June 24 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Laninco S.A. as its latest member in Costa Rica
Views: 808
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Steel fabricators invest in Shuttlelift product

June 23 - June 23 - Plains Fabrication & Supply, a steel fabrication company based in Alberta, Canada, which produces heaters, separators, pressure vessels, skid packages, and other custom fabrication items has purchased a Shuttlelift SL 75II to increase productivi
Views: 742
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StederGroup links two European seas with South America

June 22 - June 22 - StederGroup Liner Agency has launched a breakbulk, liner service with vessels from 15,000 dwt up to 30,000 dwt and geared with 20 ton cranes between the Black Sea and Mediterranean ports and South American east and west coast ports.
Views: 684
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SAL handles heaviest load ever

June 22 - June 22 - On its maiden voyage, SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land's latest newbuilding Lone, undertook the heaviest lift ever in the company's history.
Views: 765
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Kestrel swoops on FALLine

June 17 - June 17 - In a move which the company's owner Andy Thorne describes as "an excellent fit", Kestrel Liner Agencies has been named as UK general agent for FALLine.
Views: 682
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Awards on both sides

June 17 - June 17 - Trans-United Inc, of Burns Harbor, Indianapolis, USA, is celebrating after being named a winner of the Indiana Fleet Safety Contest.
Views: 516
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Back to school thanks to Terex donation

June 17 - June 17 - Terex Cranes has committed USD21,000 to the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's foundation (SC&RA) for a new scholarship programme.
Views: 418
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Three-way partnership for emergency relief

June 16 - June 16 - World Vision, Agility and Advance Aid have created a three-way partnership that will enable African-produced emergency relief goods to be provided to assist in African emergencies- a first of its kind.
Views: 509
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Kuehne + Nagel renews Cameron contract

June 16 - June 16 - Cameron, a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries, has re-awarded Kuehne + Nagel with a global contract to handle the company's air logistics, sea logistics as well as road
Views: 653
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Rickmers-Linie rings the changes in North America

June 16 - June 16 - Jerry Nagel has been appointed chairman of the board of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc where he will continue to participate and contribute with his experience to the activities of Rickmers Group in North America.
Views: 766
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ABC transports 'Vostok' space capsule

June 15 - June 15 - The former USSR space capsule 'Vostok 3KA-2' has been safely returned to a museum in Russia onboard an AirBridgeCargo Airlines' B747-400 freighter.
Views: 456
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Ruslan International steps in to support aviation history

June 14 - June 14 - A restoration project to preserve the world's last flying Fairey Gannet T5 anti-submarine aircraft received a boost when Ruslan International offered to fly the aircraft from Goose Bay, Canada to a new home in Minneapolis, USA onboard on one its
Views: 482
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Modern Freight joins GPLN

June 13 - June 13 - The UAE's Modern Freight Company has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 674
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Donjon salvages fishing boat

June 10 - June 10 - Donjon Marine mobilised its 400 tonne capacity derrick barge, Columbia, NY, to salvage the fishing boat Atlantic Traveler, which had sank after hitting the South Jetty of Manasquan Inlet off Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, USA.
Views: 591
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Qatar Airways buys into Cargolux

June 9 - June 9 - Cargolux has entered into a strategic partnership with Doha-based Qatar Airways. The deal includes the acquisition by Qatar Airways of a 35 percent stake in Cargolux and a commercial cooperation.
Views: 857
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Staffing agency points to potential future staff shortages

June 7 - June 7 - An employment and staffing agency that specialises in supplying hoisting and lifting, heavy lift and specialised transport personnel has passed its third anniversary and noted continuing industry trends that could lead to staff shortages in the n
Views: 1123
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Speaking up for project cargo

June 6 - June 6 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has announced two key industry speakers for its 2011 Annual Summit, which will be held from 19-20 November at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London.
Views: 612
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Terra firma provides business for Plate Logistics

June 2 - June 2 - Buenos Aires-based project forwarder Plate Logistics has undertaken a number of contracts that highlight the importance of underground exploration to the project cargo sector.
Views: 1020
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PCN grows in new territories

June 1 - June 1 - The Project Cargo Network has broken ground in two new territories and expanded in an existing territory as it grows its global reach.
Views: 664
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Once more unto the breach for Embassy Freight

May 26 - May 26 - What's in a name? That which we call the Big Apple is the destination of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), thanks to UK freight forwarder Embassy Freight Services (Midlands).
Views: 449
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Jade Cargo International selects Traxon Europe

May 25 - May 25 - The Chinese all cargo airline Jade Cargo International has signed an agreement with the e-communications provider Traxon Europe for the implementation of the AWB Data Capture application.
Views: 745
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Air Charter Service welcomes new director in Big Apple

May 15 - June 15 - Richard Thompson has moved to Air Charter Service's New York office as its new cargo sales director, replacing Stuart Smith who has transferred to the company's Paris operation becoming cargo sales director there.
Views: 288
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Breakbulk Europe starts next week

May 11 - May 11 - 'Thinking Globally for the Long Haul' is the banner for the 6th Annual Breakbulk Europe Transportation Conference & Exhibition which will take place next week in Antwerp, Belgium, from May 17 - 19.
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WWPC's Albacor and Steder move chimneys

May 10 - May 10 - Worldwide Project Consortium members Albacor Shipping and Steder Group teamed up to move two chimneys from Esbjerg, Denmark to a refinery in Whiting, Indiana in the USA.
Views: 626
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Munich hosts successful GPLN conference

May 9 - May 9 - The Global Project Logistics Network's (GPLN's) conference in Munich last week brought together 136 project cargo experts and independent project logistics specialist companies from around the world.
Views: 923
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Dockwise reveals more big contracts

May 4 - May 4 - Dockwise has reveals six new heavy marine transport contracts for its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total contract value of more than USD 34 million.
Views: 852
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Corpus Christi sign sale agreement for Ingleside

May 3 - May 3 - Further to our news item from March 10, the Port Corpus Christi Commissioners have signed an agreement for the sale of its Ingleside Facility (former U.S. Naval Station Ingleside) to Canyon Supply & Logistics, LLC.
Views: 433
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GAC and Ultramar Logistics join forces

April 15 - April 15 - GAC Energy & Marine Services LLC (GEMS) and Ultramar Logistics (U-LOG) have joined forces to offer integrated logistics solutions to the oil, gas and mining sectors.
Views: 895
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Massive test run starts on Highway 12

April 12 - April 12 - According to local news reports, in one of the USA's most hotly contested heavy lift transports of recent times, Montana and Idaho's departments of transportation have cleared the way for Exxon Mobile's Imperial Oil to haul a 225-tonne test mod
Views: 720
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FESCO ships monster crane

April 8 - April 8 - FESCO Transportation Group is transporting a 1,850-tonne Lampson Model LTL-2600B mobile crawler crane from Kennewick, Washington, through the Port of Everett to the Hunan province in China and will be discharged in Shanghai to assist in nuclear
Views: 806
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PCN welcomes new USA member

April 6 - April 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has announced Roland International Freight, Inc. (Rolandfreight) as its 4th member in the USA.
Views: 561
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Drewry analyses MPV prospects as industry emerges from gloom

April 4 - April 4 - Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Market Review & Forecast details the state of the multipurpose (MPV) fleet, the demand for the cargo space on those ships and the outlook for the markets they trade in. Project carriers and h
Views: 882
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PCN reveals new member in Qatar

March 30 - March 30 - Bin Yousef Cargo Express W.L.L. has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in Qatar.
Views: 972
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First ship of the season for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

March 30 - March 30 - Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor celebrated the opening of its 41st international shipping season with the arrival of Wagenborg Shipping's Avonborg, carring 75 of the longest wind turbine blades in existence in North America on their journey from E
Views: 759
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Crowley offers faster, direct sailings from south Florida

March 29 - March 29 - Crowley Maritime Corp has enhanced its liner container shipping services by adding a direct, fixed-day sailing from Port Everglades to St. Maarten in the Caribbean, cutting the time it takes to ship to St. Maarten from South Florida by one full
Views: 457
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ALE installs on drilling rig

March 29 - March 29 - ALE has installed the 402 tonne leg sections and the 575 tonne accommodation block of a jack up drilling rig for Swecomex in Tuxpan, Mexico, using the company's CC 8800-1 crane.
Views: 630
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New management team at Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik (NMF)

March 28 - March 28 - Hamburg-based, Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik GmbH (NMF), a major player in the production of deck cranes with an emphasis on heavy-duty cranes, has appointed Ralf Ressel as ceo and Goran Curic as coo, in a move which has also seen the departure o
Views: 882
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Intermarine revises BSC

March 24 - March 24 - Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express has announced that the carriers will revise the bunker surcharges on all their services to/from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean effective April 22
Views: 702
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Project Cargo Network adds two

March 23 - March 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Spark Global Logistics PTY Ltd as its new member in Australia. along with Casmal Cargo & Projects in Mexico.
Views: 991
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Sarens' worldwide menu of heavy lifts

March 21 - March 21 - In a bi-annual message to its heavy lift industry clients, Belgium-based heavy lift multi-purpose contractor Sarens Group has revealed the range of recent lifting operations it has been involved in as well its acquisition of a new Canadian memb
Views: 1245
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BDP names new senior managers, Crowley names Larkin as VP

March 18 - March 18 - BDP International has promoted John Bolte to the newly created position of chief strategy and development officer, and Michael Andaloro has been promoted to global chief operating officer. Both will report to president and ceo Richard J Bolte J
Views: 1014
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Swire orders second windfarm installation vessel

March 14 - March 14 - Swire Blue Ocean's parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd, has executed its option with Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) in Korea to build a second windfarm installation vessel.
Views: 797
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Corpus Christi completes property sale to Canyon

March 10 - March 10 - Further to our report on February 23, the Port Corpus Christi commissioners have approved a letter of intent with Canyon Supply & Logistics for the sale of its Ingleside Facility, formerly known as U.S. Naval Station Ingleside, for USD102.1 mil
Views: 675
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Tuscor Lloyds offers advice on Mexico

March 8 - March 8 - Tuscor Lloyds gave a keynote presentation at a recent Mexico Matters seminar given by the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) department, in a workshop which covered crossdock, distribution, warehousing and transport security and other related inform
Views: 614
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Vanguard on the move with auto plant relocation

March 4 - March 4 - Vanguard has completed a turnkey two-phase project for Benteler Automotive, involving the complete relocation and installation of a 2,600 tonne press and a hot forming line from Goshen in Indiana, USA to Uitenhage in South Africa.
Views: 687
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Vanguard on the move with auto plant relocation

March 4 - March 4 - Vanguard has completed a turnkey two-phase project for Benteler Automotive, involving the complete relocation and installation of a 2,600 tonne press and a hot forming line from Goshen in Indiana, USA to Uitenhage in South Africa.
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Beluga Shipping announces restructuring

March 3 - March 3 - Beluga Shipping has responded to reports that its future ownership structure is in question with the announcement that the group is to undertake a comprehensive financial restructuring.
Views: 875
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Kuehne + Nagel benefits from recovery

March 3 - March 3 - The Kuehne + Nagel Group says that it benefitted from the recovery of world trade in its last financial year - 2010.
Views: 887
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GAC extends global agency network to the Bahamas.

March 1 - March 1 - Effective today, GAC's global shipping network has been further strengthened with the signing of an alliance agreement with Bahamian agency Elnet Maritime Co Ltd to form GAC-Elnet.
Views: 480
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Albacor Shipping opens in Edmonton

March 1 - March 1 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member in Canada, Albacor Shipping has opened an office in Edmonton, Canada.
Views: 398
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Holley is CEO of Peters & May

February 24 - February 24 - Marine logistics specialist Peters & May has appointed Dave Holley to the position of CEO for the Peters & May group of companies.
Views: 790
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Corpus Christi sells former Navy property

February 23 - February 23 - Six months after it ended discussions with a previous potential buyer, the US Port Corpus Christi has agreed to sell its Ingleside facility, the former U.S. Naval Station Ingleside, to Canyon Supply & Logistics.
Views: 465
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Corpus Christi sells former Navy property

February 23 - February 23 - Six months after it ended discussions with a previous potential buyer, the US Port Corpus Christi has agreed to sell its Ingleside facility, the former U.S. Naval Station Ingleside, to Canyon Supply & Logistics.
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Alternate energy blows some wind into Bati's sales

February 22 - February 22 - Having underpinned the company's activities in 2010, Bati Project & Heavy Lift Logistics expects that wind power plants and renewable energy projects, particulary wind turbines, will keep it busy with Turkey's energy ministry planning 15,000
Views: 934
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Joint venture for BBC Chartering and Teras Cargo

February 21 - February 21 - Teras Cargo Transport (America) and Germany's BBC Chartering & Logistic have created a new joint venture, Teras BBC Chartering Houston, based in Houston.
Views: 788
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Tradelossa opens in Manzanillo

February 18 - February 18 - Tradelossa has opened a temporary facility at Manzanillo to fulfill the storage needs of the CFE Combined Cycle expansion project, as well as cargo from other clients that are moving across the Pacific coast of Mexico.
Views: 418
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ALS drills deep

February 17 - February 17 - Two members of the ALS Group, ALS (Freight Management Nederland) and ALS Belgie have worked together to ship three hydraulic foundation machines from Belgium to India.
Views: 585
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Air Partner increases global presence

February 10 - February 10 - International air charter provider Air Partner has expanded its North American presence with the opening of a west coast operation in Los Angeles, California.
Views: 477
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Dangly bits fail to put off female rower in record attempt

February 9 - February 9 - A life on the ocean wave was enough for a team of five men and one woman to set out from Tenerife just after New Year's Day to row across the Atlantic to Barbados. And one of the rowers was carrying a romantic secret with him.
Views: 460
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Railroad first for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

February 8 - February 8 - For the first time since the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened in 1970, the Lake Michigan port will have an onsite, dedicated rail-switching service. Norfolk Southern has been selected to begin providing switching services for customers of
Views: 584
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Mexican wave for Maritima Tuscor Lloyds Spain

February 4 - February 4 - Maritima Tuscor Lloyds Spain, part of the UK-based heavy lift specialist, freight forwarder and agent Tuscor Lloyds, has completed a heavy lift project shipment consisting of a 65 m, 210 tonne reactor platform from Aviles in northern Spain to
Views: 868
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Legs eleven for WWPC

February 4 - February 4 - At the 11th annual membership conference of the Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC), held recently in Mumbai, the current Board of Advisors were re-elected for another year of service.
Views: 955
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Megaloads move on Highway 12

February 3 - February 3 - Further to our previous reports, in the USA, an 11th-hour news conference against megaloads failed to convince the Idaho Transportation Department to revoke a permit for the first oversized load from starting its journey from Lewiston to Bill
Views: 454
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GAC Group rides the waves with yacht shipping specialist

February 1 - February 1 - The GAC Group is set to make waves in 2011 with the creation of Team GAC Pindar, a world-class sailing team that will both compete in international events and also provide specialist logistics solutions to the yachting community.
Views: 572
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Outokumpu and Havator sign contract

February 1 - February 1 - Outokumpu and Havator have signed a service contract for mobile crane services at Outokumpu's new ferrochrome works, the concentration plant at the company's Kemi mine, and site infrastructure.
Views: 606
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Molson says 'tanks' for the delivery

January 27 - January 27 - Canadian brewer Molson Coors has taken delivery of six massive German-made brewing tanks at its site near Toronto airport, delivered after a 108 km overland movement from the port of Hamilton undertaking by Cambridge, Ontario-based Challenger
Views: 727
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Tuscor Lloyds steels itself with castings shipment

January 27 - January 27 - On behalf of a well-known freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds was given the task of moving two 70 tonne steel castings for an engineering company for a large power generation project in Mexico
Views: 664
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SRT bullish on 2011 traffic prospects

January 25 - January 25 - Houston-based Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has reviewed its operations in 2010 and is confident in going forward into 2011, says Bob Felix, SRT president.
Views: 398
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Damco and General Holding join forces in Abu Dhabi

January 21 - January 21 - Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller, and General Holding Corporation have formed a joint venture, Damco Abu Dhabi, to provide logistics and forwarding services to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Views: 836
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Fesco moves forestry excavators

January 20 - January 20 - Russian multimodal transport holding company and ro-ro operator Fesco has delivered Deere-Hitachi forestry excavators from the Port of Everett, Washington state to John-Deere Construction and Forestry in Russia.
Views: 542
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Intermarine adjusts bunker surcharges

January 18 - January 18 - Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express has announced that the carriers will revise the bunker surcharges on all their services to and from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean, effective F
Views: 342
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Need for re-inspection grows to avoid catastrophes

January 12 - January 12 - The trend by Western manufacturers of sourcing growing volumes of steel, alloys and metal components in the Far East from comparatively unknown suppliers has created a pressing need to re-inspect or 'overcheck' material certifications.
Views: 613
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Transworld Logistics joins GPLN

January 11 - January 11 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Transworld Logistics from Dubai as its latest member.
Views: 658

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