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TII to exhibit at ConExpo

December 30 - December 30 - TII Group will exhibit its range of heavy-duty trailers at ConExpo in Las Vegas, which takes place May 7-11, 2017.
Views: 939
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Qatar strengthens American links

December 21 - December 21 - With effect from February 2017, Qatar Airways Cargo will commence freighter services to and from the South American destinations of Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito, as well as Miami in the USA.
Views: 1269
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Tampa Bay agrees new berth

December 21 - December 21 - The board of commissioners of Port Tampa Bay has agreed to award a construction contract to GLF Construction Company to build a second new cargo berth at Port Redwing (Berth 302).
Views: 1221
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Shipping confidence hits 15-month high

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

December 20 - December 20 - Lifting and rigging specialist AME has used a 300-ton (272-tonne) capacity Hydra-Slide heavy track skidding system to position two 160,000 lb (72-tonne) boilers inside a packaging manufacturing facility in North Carolina, USA.
Views: 1416
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Geodis wraps up contract duo

December 19 - December 19 - Geodis has completed a contract with Petrofac for the transportation of oil production modules, weighing up to 4,500 tonnes each, from several origins in Asia to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1712
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Ceva to support CakeBoxx

December 16 - December 16 - Ceva Logistics is now receiving and storing CakeBoxx containers at select locations in the USA.
Views: 902
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Weiss-Röhlig venture dissolved

December 15 - December 15 - Gebrüder Weiss and Röhlig have confirmed that their joint venture Weiss-Röhlig will be phased out in 2017, with both companies expressing their desire to operate in the market under their respective brand names.
Views: 1045
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Cranes sail into Savannah

December 14 - December 14 - Dockwise's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Teal has transported four new ship-to-shore cranes from Finland to the Port of Savannah in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1397
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Gaylin opens in South Korea

December 13 - December 13 - Gaylin - the Singapore headquartered supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment - has opened a new facility in Busan, South Korea.
Views: 1862
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ACS relocates to Miami

December 9 - December 9 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Florida, USA office to larger premises in downtown Miami.
Views: 410
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Brownsville expects record year

December 9 - December 9 - The Port of Brownsville expects to set tonnage and revenue records for 2016, said Eduardo A. Campirano, port director and ceo.
Views: 1351
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Germany aids Namibian logistics

December 9 - December 9 - The German government through its implementing agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Logistics Hub Project from the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) are partnering to implement the latter's Logistic
Views: 1571
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Hamilton Port names chief

December 1 - December 1 - Hamilton Port Authority's (HPA) board of directors has appointed Ian Hamilton as president and ceo of the Canadian port, with effect from January 1, 2017.
Views: 1413
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Maersk to buy Hamburg Süd

December 1 - December 1 - Maersk Line has reached an agreement to purchase German container shpping line Hamburg Süd from the Oetker Group.
Views: 1358
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ALE in transformer move

November 30 - November 30 - ALE has used its new widening trailers to transport a transformer from Stafford to Ellesmere Port in the UK.
Views: 982
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First for WWL in Japan

November 28 - November 28 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) claims to have become the first ro-ro shipping company to transport breakbulk cargo weighing over 92 tonnes from Japan to the USA.
Views: 1259
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EC green lights Hapag-Lloyd and UASC merger

November 25 - November 25 - The European Commission has approved the merger between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC - subject to certain conditions, including the latter withdrawing from the North Atlantic trade.
Views: 1419
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PCN holds sixth summit

November 25 - November 25 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomed over 175 attendees from more than 70 countries to its sixth annual summit, which took place at the Radisson Blu in Dubai from November 19-21.
Views: 1373
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Korea Line gains Hanjin operation

November 25 - November 25 - South Korean bulk carrier Korea Line - which is owned by the Samra Midas (SM) Group - has acquires the Asia-USA operation of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping.
Views: 1212
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Blue Water delivers to White Rock

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

November 18 - November 18 - The Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) and The Chemours Company have signed an agreement, which will see the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, USA purchase Chemours' former Edgemoor site, located to the north of the port's existing facility
Views: 926
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ABC poised for record 2016

November 14 - November 14 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) says that 2016 is already a record-breaking year for the company, following a 30 percent year-on-year growth in tonnage during October to 57,608 tonnes.
Views: 1216
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Traveller visits Southampton

November 14 - November 14 - Höegh Autoliners' pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Höegh Traveller has made its maiden call at the Port of Southampton in the UK.
Views: 1080
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Omega Morgan signs JV with Sarens

November 14 - November 14 - Omega Morgan and and Sarens have formalised their existing partnership by signing a joint venture agreement to provide crane services in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 1603
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Martin Bencher powers ahead in Texas

November 10 - November 10 - Martin Bencher USA has used an LP400 low profile skidding system from Hydra-Slide to help install 24 oversize loads at a power plant in Texas, USA.
Views: 1070
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Vancouver seeks terminal operator

November 9 - November 9 - The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking statements of interest from companies interested in designing, permitting, constructing and operating a high-volume marine facility at the gateway's Terminal 5.
Views: 716
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R.H. Shipping relocates

November 8 - November 8 - Due to the company's growth, R.H. Shipping is moving its corporate office to a new location in Mexico City.
Views: 656
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BIMCO: Record containership scrapping

November 8 - November 8 - Containership demolition has reached an all-time high, as ships with a combined capacity of 500,000 teu have already been scrapped this year, 4.2 times more than the scrapping activity for the same months in 2015, reports The Baltic and Inter
Views: 909
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Four into two for SRT

November 7 - November 7 - SRT Transportation Solutions has executed several interesting projects in the last few months, including two steam generators being relocated across the USA.
Views: 1073
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ABC begins Oslo flights

November 7 - November 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is commencing twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter operations from Oslo to cater for Norway's oil and gas and seafood industries.
Views: 1224
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Factory travels with M&M

November 7 - November 7 - Militzer & Münch has coordinated the delivery of an entire factory that will produce float glass (plate glass made by allowing it to solidify on a layer of molten metal) from various locations in North America, Europe and Asia to a site in Ky
Views: 1167
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Dimerco pumps up the volume

November 7 - November 7 - Dimerco Express Group has coordinated the delivery of 30 tonnes of oversized petrochemical pumps by air for a Chinese oil company from Los Angeles, USA to Tianjin.
Views: 656
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Modulift names Mexican rep

November 3 - November 3 - Modulift has appointed below-the-hook equipment provider Cargo Lift as its first distributor in Mexico.
Views: 925
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Compass completes Afghan airlift

November 3 - November 3 - Aerospace logistics specialist Compass Forwarding has completed the delivery of a Bell 212 Twin Huey utility helicopter from Alberta, Canada to Afghanistan on a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 951
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The heat is on at Manatee

November 3 - November 3 - Port Manatee has handled the export shipment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) heat exchanger, manufactured at Air Products' production facility close to the port in Florida, USA.
Views: 1447
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Terex suffers in challenging market

November 2 - November 2 - Terex Corporation posted income from continuing operations of USD33.3 million in the third quarter of 2016, compared with USD30.3 million in the same period of 2015.
Views: 1447
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Breakbulk container launched

November 1 - CakeBoxx Technologies and ATS International have launched a hybrid shipping container designed to carry breakbulk and oversize cargoes, dubbed the Breakbulk Box.
Views: 1338
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Horizon opens at Jaxport

October 31 - October 31 - Horizon Terminal Services has commenced operations at the Port of Jacksonville in Florida, USA.
Views: 1033
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Mammoet in tandem exchanger lift

October 31 - October 31 - Mammoet has installed the main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on the US Gulf Coast, which currently comprises three LNG trains.
Views: 1189
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Parrott flies to top at Metro Ports

October 28 - October 28 - Metro Ports has appointed David Parrott as its new director of operations for the US Gulf and East Coast.
Views: 1583
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Cargolux adds Oslo stop

October 28 - October 28 - Cargolux is beginning a weekly service from Oslo, Norway to Luxembourg, on its flight C85022 from New York, effective November 1.
Views: 571
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Harren & Partner in Caribbean expansion

October 27 - October 27 - Harren & Partner has established a new office in Kingston, Jamaica, which comprises three companies, H&P Ship Management Office Kingston, H&P Caribbean Maritime Services and the newly founded German Ship Repair Jamaica - a joint venture betwe
Views: 748
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Crowley progresses with Puerto Rico project

October 24 - October 24 - Crowley Maritime Corporation said it is progressing with the construction of two con-ro ships, which will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Views: 1308
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GAC shuffles American management

October 21 - October 21 - GAC North America - Logistics has appointed Paul Fardy as managing director to succeed Claus Schensema, who has been named director, general freight.
Views: 1498
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Atlantic Sea christened in Liverpool

October 21 - October 21 - Yesterday, October 20, Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) third newbuild container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel, Atlantic Sea, was christened by HRH Princess Anne at the UK's Port of Liverpool.
Views: 1377
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Coordinadora in global expansion

October 20 - October 20 - Spain headquartered Coordinadora has established new offices in Abu Dhabi, Chile and Peru as part of its strategic growth plan.
Views: 974
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Jaxport in Puerto Rico power move

October 19 - October 19 - Stevedoring company SSA Cooper has loaded two turbine rotors at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, bound for a power plant in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 901
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Mustonen named NR Rail head

October 18 - October 18 - Harri Mustonen has been appointed managing director of NR Rail - the newly created company jointly owned by Finland's Nurminen Logistics and Russia based Rustranscom.
Views: 1537
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Volga-Dnepr delivers Boeing part

October 17 - October 17 - A large production component for a Boeing 767 aircraft has been delivered from Japan to Paine Field Airport in Washington, USA on board a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighter, as part of the long-term logistics support agreement between
Views: 981
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Nine Boeing 767 conversions for Atlas Air

October 13 - October 13 - Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings have announced an order to convert nine 767 passenger aircraft into Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Four of the orders were previously announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July, attr
Views: 1122
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Big crane comes to Caribbean

October 12 - October 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered an LHM 600 mobile harbour crane to Kingston Wharves in Jamaica.
Views: 1180
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Mallory makes for Miami

October 11 - October 11 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has opened a new office and warehouse in Miami, Florida, USA.
Views: 1019
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US clears Konecranes-Terex deal

October 11 - October 11 - Konecranes has received clearance from the committee on foreign investment in the USA for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 1564
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Port NOLA strengthens Cuban ties

October 11 - October 11 - The Port of New Orleans has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cuba, which pledges to expand trade and commerce opportunities between Louisiana and the Caribbean nation.
Views: 1088
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Drewry releases latest multipurpose report

October 7 - October 7 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, "the last three months have been some of the worst the multipurpose and project carrier sector has endured in living memory".
Views: 2043
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New York Wheel components begin rolling

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has transported four legs to the USA for the construction of the New York Wheel, which will stand at 192 m tall when complete.
Views: 1248
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Longview claims ship-to-rail first

October 6 - October 6 - The Port of Longview claims to be the first port in the USA to have discharged wind turbine blades directly from a vessel onto rail cars.
Views: 1464
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FOX Brasil on the boil

October 6 - October 6 - Project logistics provider FOX Brasil has coordinated the door-to-door delivery of a 56-tonne boiler from the USA to Salvador, Brazil.
Views: 1081
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Crosby to sell Tycan chains

October 5 - October 5 - USA based manufacturer Crosby has been named global provider of Norway based Load Solutions' fibre lashing chain, Tycan.
Views: 866
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ALE in transatlantic transformation

October 5 - October 5 - ALE has transported a 249-tonne transformer from Stafford, UK to Gillam in Manitoba, Canada - a distance of almost 6,000 miles (9,656 km).
Views: 904
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Target arrives at Jaxport

October 3 - October 3 - Jaxport has welcomed Höegh Autoliners' pure care and truck carrier (PCTC), Höegh Target, to its Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 1093
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Coalition pushes for further Ex-Im bank action

October 3 - October 3 - Despite the fact that reauthorisation of the US Export Import Bank (Ex-Im) finally passed both houses of Congress with strong majorities last year, the ability of the American credit finance agency to regain full operational efficiency remains
Views: 1407
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Staff shortages drive longer project life cycles

October 3 - October 3 - The length of capital expenditure (capex) project life cycles - from initial definition and funding authorisation, through to detailed engineering, procurement of materials, components, transport and logistics services, and construction - has
Views: 827
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Cargolux adds new 747-8F

September 30 - September 30 - Cargolux Airlines has taken delivery of a new Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 1141
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Drewry 'even more pessimistic'

September 30 - September 30 - Drewry analyst Susan Oatway has said that she is even more pessimistic than she was six months ago about the outlook for the heavy lift and multipurpose market over the next couple of years.
Views: 1535
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Downturn sees Hansa shift focus

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift is responding to difficult market conditions by focusing on specialised transport and installation projects, rather than bread-and-butter project shipments.
Views: 1731
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Bahri looks to US expansion

September 30 - September 30 - Bahri intends to develop and expand its business in the American market, with the opening of a second US office in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1823
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Antonov gets US flight exemptions

September 28 - September 28 - Ukrainian operator Antonov Company (Antonov Airlines) has been granted broad air charter exemptions for flights to and from the USA by the US Department of Transportation (US DOT).
Views: 1160
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Mejia on board at Dan-Gulf

September 28 - September 28 - Dan-Gulf Shipping, which is based in New Orleans, USA, has appointed Alberto Mejia as vice president in the company's liner department.
Views: 1324
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Bahri secures Qualship 21 accreditation

September 27 - September 27 - Saudi Arabia headquartered shipping line Bahri has been enrolled into the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Qualship 21 programme.
Views: 1171
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Jaxport appoints new board members

September 27 - September 27 - The Port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) has elected four new officers to its board of directors.
Views: 1184
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Antwerp opens new port house

September 26 - September 26 - The Antwerp skyline has been changed with the inauguration of the city's new port house.
Views: 842
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Return cargo contract at Everett

September 22 - September 22 - Forest Marketing Enterprises (Formark) has been working with Eastern Car Liner (ECL) to deliver logs from the Port of Everett to Japan.
Views: 839
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Long Beach names interim ceo

September 21 - September 21 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners is holding a meeting today to consider the appointment of Duane Kenagy as the Port of Long Beach's interim chief executive officer, following the resignation of Jon Slangerup.
Views: 1169
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ABC adds Seattle flights

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

September 21 - September 21 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of four 1,038-tonne gas tanks from Ulsan, South Korea to Portland in Oregon, USA.
Views: 1444
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NWSA posts breakbulk slide

September 20 - September 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recorded a 29 percent year-on-year drop in breakbulk volumes for the period covering January - August 2016.
Views: 1160
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Canadian breakbulk terminal planned

September 19 - September 19 - The Port of Prince Rupert has signed a feasibility assessment agreement with SSA Marine and its subsidiary, Western Stevedoring, to explore the viability of a breakbulk and bulk terminal located on Kaien Island.
Views: 755
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Daimler unveils North American flagship

September 19 - September 19 - Daimler Trucks North America has presented its new heavy-duty Freightliner Cascadia, which it says is the most advanced truck it has ever produced.
Views: 475
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Bragg to host Lift & Move USA

September 16 - September 16 - Bragg Companies will host over 750 students at the fourth Lift & Move USA event on November 2, 2016 at its headquarters in Long Beach, California.
Views: 954
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Samson director steps down

September 15 - September 15 - Terry Crump will officially retire from his position as director of sales at US rope manufacturer Samson on September 30, 2016.
Views: 418
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Logistics Tech Accelerator demo day held

September 15 - September 15 - Kaleido has held a demo day for its Logistics Tech Accelerator programme at Rocket Space's offices in San Francisco, USA.
Views: 687
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Maxim acquires Essex Crane crawlers

September 15 - September 15 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Essex Crane Rental's core fleet of crawler cranes, and added five new branches to its roster.
Views: 1677
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TBM moves with Hydra-Slide

September 15 - September 15 - Yu Sin Engineering has used a Hydra-Slide HT300 skidding system to move a tunnel boring machine (TBM) underground for a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 1357
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Straightpoint adds US dealers

September 14 - September 14 - Straightpoint has named three new distributors in the USA: The Scale People and Cooper Instruments & Systems in Virginia; and R.D. Jacobs Company in Florida.
Views: 771
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Silk Way adds new Boeing

September 14 - September 14 - Silk Way West Airlines has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 1075
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First for Pasha at Pier 80

September 13 - September 13 - The first ship has called at Pier 80 since Pasha Automotive Services was awarded a 15-year lease to operate the 69 acre (27.9 ha) terminal by the Port of San Francisco in May 2016.
Views: 788
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New Bedford hailed as offshore wind hub

September 13 - September 13 - The Baker-Polito Administration has signed a letter of intent with Dong Energy, Deepwater Wind and OffshoreMW to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in Massachusetts, USA as a staging and deployment location for future offshore w
Views: 888
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Straightline brings airship to Alaska

September 13 - September 13 - UK based hybrid airship owner and operator Straightline Aviation has formed a partnership with Alaskan remote site logistics provider PRL Logistics to introduce Lockheed Martin's first heavy lift hybrid airship, LMH-1.
Views: 1195
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LM-100J production makes progress

September 13 - September 13 - Production of the first LM-100J commercial freighter is making significant progress at Lockheed Martin's facility in the USA.
Views: 1014
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BNSF transforms in Florida

September 12 - September 12 - BNSF Logistics has coordinated the transport of a 440,000 lb (199-tonne) transformer from the Port of New Orleans to the FPL Levee substation in Florida.
Views: 796
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ITI to launch crane simulator

September 9 - September 9 - Industrial Training International (ITI) is developing a virtual reality mobile crane simulator product, which it plans to unveil at Conexpo in March 2017.
Views: 1186
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Long Beach ceo resigns

September 9 - September 9 - Port of Long Beach ceo Jon Slangerup will resign from the US gateway on October 28.
Views: 686
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NACR opens Florida hub

September 9 - September 9 - North American Crane & Rigging (NACR) has begun operations at its new southeast division headquarters in Lakeland, Florida.
Views: 1090
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All eyes on Barnhart

September 9 - September 9 - Construction services company Rentenbach contracted heavy lift specialist Barnhart to lift a huge four-screen television structure, weighing 700 tons (635 tonnes), at the Bristol Motor Speedway track venue in Bristol, Tennessee, USA.
Views: 1111
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OHL becomes Geodis

September 8 - September 8 - After being acquired by Geodis in 2015, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL) has now been fully rebranded under the Geodis name.
Views: 1520
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Petrasco ships to Caspian

September 8 - September 8 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the transport of subsea blowout preventers from the USA to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1491
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Mammoet in Freeport LNG win

September 7 - September 7 - Mammoet has been awarded the transportation contract for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Freeport, Texas.
Views: 735
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Bragg ups crane capacity

September 7 - September 7 - Long Beach, California headquartered Bragg Crane Service has taken delivery of two Liebherr LR1750/2 crawler cranes, which have been put to work across the USA.
Views: 1126
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Krehbiel named Longview ceo

September 2 - September 2 - Norm Krehbiel has been elected as chief executive officer (ceo) at the Port of Longview, Washington state, USA.
Views: 1141
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IT makes for safer and greener shipping

September 2 - September 2 - Höegh Autoliners is currently adding new pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) to its fleet, which are fitted with advanced information technology (IT) systems.
Views: 1150
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WWPC duo moves cement mill

September 2 - September 2 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston coordinated the transportation of a cement mill from Europe to Africa.
Views: 1375
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NorSea makes offshore wind commitment

September 1 - September 1 - NorSea Group has established an offshore wind company in Denmark, NSG Wind, which it says will provide a full range of industry services.
Views: 1056
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Air Partner appoints Katsouris

September 1 - September 1 - UK based air charter broker Air Partner has named Alexander Katsouris as business development manager for its freight division.
Views: 797
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Vancouver receives Fednav first

September 1 - September 1 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed the cargo ship Federal Iris on its maiden voyage to the USA.
Views: 798
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Mallory Alexander names admin chief

August 31 - August 31 - Robert E. Mallory has been appointed chief administrative officer of Mallory Alexander International Logistics.
Views: 1533
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BNSF moves press across states

August 30 - August 30 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston has coordinated the transport of a large automotive press from Lafayette, Indiana to Georgetown, Kentucky in the USA.
Views: 1229
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Combi Lift opens US hub

August 30 - August 30 - Combi Lift has established a US subsidiary - Combi Lift America - based in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1627
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Intermarine receives first Ecolift ship

August 30 - August 30 - Intermarine has taken delivery of the 12,500 dwt multipurpose vessel Industrial Skipper, which was constructed at Shandong Huanghai shipyard in Rongcheng, China.
Views: 1507
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DHL inks racing car contract

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

August 25 - August 25 - Maxim Crane Works is employing a fleet of Manitowoc crawler cranes as part of the construction of the new Miami Dolphins football stadium in the USA.
Views: 874
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Milwaukee steps up for Emmert

August 22 - August 22 - Emmert International has arranged for the transportation of a 295 tonnes (650,000 lbs) press from Canada on a McKeil Marine deck barge across the Great Lakes through the Port of Milwaukee to a Scot Forge plant in Illinois.
Views: 1216
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JAXPORT gets heavy lift of its own

August 22 - August 22 - In the USA, JAXPORT's ongoing investment could be seen as three container cranes arrived at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal aboard the ZPMC semi-submersible ship, Zhen Hua 14, which departed from Shanghai, China in early June. They wi
Views: 1924
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PPG milestone

August 19 - August 19 - Project forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG), is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary on August 27.
Views: 981
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Grove crane in Paradise

August 17 - August 17 - Crane and heavy transport service provider, DCH Crane, has taken delivery of a Grove GMK5250L in a move to enhance the mobility of its fleet.
Views: 1113
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Crowley names strategy VP

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

August 15 - August 15 - Trasportes y Gruas Aguado has transported two distillation columns for the petrochemical industry weighing 521 and 483 tonnes using its new 24 axle SPMT (self-propelled modular transporter) axle lines.
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DSV USA completes UTi merger

August 12 - August 12 - DSV Air & Sea in the USA has completed the office and IT integration of the former UTi freight forwarding division.
Views: 1066
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High five for big blade shipment

August 12 - August 12 - Hamburg based shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has worked together with liner agent Nepa Shipping to arrange the transport of 150 individual wind turbine blades from China to the USA on board the newbuild heavy lift vessel Chipolbrok Atla
Views: 1435
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St Lawrence Seaway traffic down

August 11 - August 11 - Falling coal and iron ore volumes on the St Lawrence Seaway contributed to an 11 percent reduction in total tonnage in the first quarter, while steel slabs - up 214 percent - were one of the few cargoes to show growth.
Views: 1205
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NWSA benefits from widened Panama Canal

August 11 - August 11 - Officials at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) have welcomed the first call of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL)'s ro-ro vessel Thalatta as an excellent example of how the ports of Seattle and Tacoma will benefit from the widening o
Views: 992
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Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr support solar flight

August 11 - August 11 - Solar Impulse 2's (Si2) historic mission to become the first solar-powered aircraft to circumnavigate the globe was successfully achieved with the logistics support of Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 897
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NASA balloon recovered by BNSFL

August 11 - August 11 - BNSF Logistics' (BNSFL) global project centre in Houston has recovered a NASA super pressure balloon from a site close to the city of Arequipa in Peru.
Views: 1064
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Hydra-Slide transforms in Texas

August 10 - August 10 - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging has used an HT500 skidding system from Hydra-Slide to position two transformers in Texas, USA.
Views: 1960
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Wind energy benefits Brownsville

August 10 - August 10 - Wind farm projects continue to flourish in Cameron County and surrounding Texan counties, which the Port of Brownsville says is creating revenue for the US gateway as it continues to handles a host of wind turbine components.
Views: 971
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BNSF presses ahead

August 9 - August 9 - BNSF Logistics' global project team in Houston has coordinated the shipment of a 220,000 lb (99.7-tonne) press bolster from Ontario, Canada to Texas, USA.
Views: 966
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Biomass plant arrives in Brunswick

August 8 - August 8 - Grieg Star's multipurpose vessel Star Lygra has delivered equipment for a biomass plant under construction in Albany to the Port of Brunswick in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1013
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Queen B makes Manatee call

August 8 - August 8 - Port Manatee has welcomed World Direct Shipping's new vessel Queen B on its maiden voyage from Mexico to the USA.
Views: 1226
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Berard on the double

August 5 - August 5 - Iberia, Louisiana headquartered Berard Transportation completed the load-out of a 285-tonne module bound for the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 846
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WCA Projects members on the move

August 5 - August 5 - WCA Projects member, Falcon Logistics Solution, has completed the trial shipment of seven mobile cranes from China to Thailand, with the help of Qingdao Maga International Logistics, reports Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 1691
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Terex begins transition period

August 5 - August 5 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD109.6 million and net sales of USD1.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016, compared with income of USD75.9 million and net sale of USD1.4 billion in the same period of 2015.
Views: 952
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Ritchie Bros makes Petrowsky buy

August 3 - August 3 - Industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros has acquired the business of North Frankin, Connecticut based Petrowsky Auctioneers for USD7 million.
Views: 777
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CLC Projects members kept busy

August 2 - August 2 - Member of CLC Projects representing Malta and Libya, Carmelo Caruana Company, has moved a vast amount of cargo for an LNG power station, writes Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 1516
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Modulift adds Canadian rep

August 1 - August 1 - Modulift has named Ontario based Equipment Corps as its first distributor in Canada.
Views: 1045
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Grants awarded to six US ports

August 1 - August 1 - Six TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grants, totalling USD61.8 million, have been awarded to seaports in the USA or projects directly aiding the efficient movement of goods to and from the country's ports.
Views: 1263
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EXG steels the show

July 29 - July 29 - Mumbai headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) successfully completed the delivery of more than 12,000 freight tonnes of steel structures for a Chinese client.
Views: 1375
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Sasol equipment rolls in

July 29 - July 29 - Mammoet has coordinated the unloading of the two largest units - a wash tower and reactor - for Sasol's ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1284
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Seven Waves sails into Lerwick

July 28 - July 28 - Subsea 7's construction vessel Seven Waves has become one of the first ships to use the extended quay at Lerwick Port's deepwater Dales Voe Base in the UK.
Views: 867
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Vancouver extends Vanport lease

July 28 - July 28 - The Port of Vancouver USA's board of commissioners has approved a lease agreement with its long-term tenant Vanport Trucking at a recent meeting.
Views: 1152
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Air Partner names US director

July 27 - July 27 - Air Partner has appointed Seth Rotman as director of business development in the USA.
Views: 1216
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Mammoet expands in US Gulf

July 27 - July 27 - Mammoet USA has opened two new offices on the US Gulf Coast - one in Westlake, Louisiana and the second in Columbus, Mississippi.
Views: 563
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Long Beach re-elects Guzmán

July 27 - July 27 - Lori Ann Guzmán has been re-elected president of the board of harbour commissioners that oversee the Port of Long Beach, USA.
Views: 1333
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Omni Specialized now in operation

July 27 - July 27 - In the USA, Omni Holdings has announced that its Omni Specialized subsidiary is now in full operation after it acquired the flatbed assets of Tennant Truck Lines.
Views: 1130
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SRT doubles up

July 27 - July 27 - Houston headquartered SRT Transportation Solutions completed the multimodal shipment of a 49.07 m long by 4.2 m wide splitter tower using a combination of rail transport, river barge and an ocean class deck barge.
Views: 1131
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SAL in Lone record smash

July 26 - July 26 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has transported a 1,100-tonne submerged turret production buoy from Batam, Indonesia to the Firth of Forth in Scotland - a 8,733 nautical mile (16,173 km) journey that took just 20 days to complete.
Views: 1347
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DHL signs Madagascan mine deal

July 26 - July 26 - DHL Global Forwarding has entered into a three-year global freight forwarding agreement with Madagascan mining enterprise Ambatovy - a joint venture between Sherritt International Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Korea Resources Corporation
Views: 1352
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GAC inks Team Britannia deal

July 25 - July 25 - GAC has been named official shipping and logistics partner of Team Britannia, which is attempting to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year.
Views: 1298
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Maersk welcomes US chief

July 25 - July 25 - Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) - the US-flag arm of Maersk Line - has appointed William (Bill) Woodhour as its new president, with effect from July 1.
Views: 1123
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Splitter sets sail to US Gulf

July 21 - July 21 - LPL Projects Logistics in Spain has worked together with US headquartered TransProject to load a 275-tonne splitter in Tarragona for delivery to a refinery in Houston.
Views: 1521
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Panalpina responds to oil and gas slump

July 20 - July 20 - Due to the continuing slowdown in the oil and gas business, Panalpina recognised a restructuring cost of CHF26 million (USD26.3 million) in the second quarter of 2016, leaving it with an adjusted consolidated profit of CHF47.9 million (USD48.4 m
Views: 1642
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Breakbulk struggles at NWSA

July 20 - July 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) handled 93,975 tonnes of breakbulk cargo in June - a 36 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 1292
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Qatar adds American flights

July 19 - July 19 - Qatar Airways Cargo has launched freighter services to New York (JFK), USA and Halifax, Canada.
Views: 815
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Strong half for Schiphol

July 19 - July 19 - Freight volumes at Schiphol Cargo - the cargo department of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands - reached 796,801 tonnes in the first six months of 2016, representing a 1.6 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 1151
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WWL welcomes Themis

July 19 - July 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added its fourth neo-Panamax class newbuild vessel, Themis, to its fleet.
Views: 928
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RTL opens in Vladivostok

July 18 - July 18 - Russian logistics specialist RTL has opened a new office in Vladivostok.
Views: 930
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EXG delivers to Malawi

July 18 - July 18 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of 14 earthmoving machines from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Malawi.
Views: 1061
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Chipolbrok moves to C. Steinweg

July 15 - July 15 - In light of the upcoming closure of Buss Hansa Terminal, Chipolbrok has decided to nominate C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal) as its new Hamburg terminal, with effect from September 1.
Views: 1272
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Hotel rises with Manitowoc

July 14 - July 14 - A Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane owned by Central Contractors Service - a division of the ALL Family of Companies - is being used in the construction of a new hotel at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Views: 767
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Jumbo loads crane giants

July 14 - July 14 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairlane has loaded two Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour cranes in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 1502
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NWSA names two

July 13 - July 13 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has appointed Zachary Thomas to lead its operations service centre (OSC) and promoted Bob Meyer to head up port operations and manage safety.
Views: 1198
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GAC wins Pacific Drilling

July 13 - July 13 - Pacific Drilling has appointed GAC North America - Logistics to provide centralised warehousing and distribution services to its two offshore rigs in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1341
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GE delivers to Block Island

July 12 - July 12 - GE Renewable Energy's offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France is completing the production of its first five Haliade offshore wind turbine nacelles, which will be shipped to the USA for installation at the Block Island offshore wind
Views: 737
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NYK ship makes Jaxport call

July 12 - July 12 - NYK's new ro-ro vessel Iris Leader has arrived at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, marking its first ever port call in the USA.
Views: 979
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Qatar Airways flying high

July 11 - July 11 - Qatar Airways Cargo has reported a record 2016 fiscal year, growing to the third-largest cargo operator in the word and increasing its freighter destinations to 54.
Views: 1421
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Manitowoc makes Montreal bridge lift

July 8 - July 8 - Two Manitowoc MLC650 crawler cranes are currently working on a project to replace the Champlain Bridge, which spans the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Canada.
Views: 992
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Vornholt to stay at Milwaukee

July 8 - July 8 - Paul Vornholt has secured an additional four-year term as director of the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 1128
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ALE toasts crane work

July 6 - July 6 - ALE's Middle East branch is currently managing the delivery and installation of a variety of port cranes in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Togo and Guatemala.
Views: 1391
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Modul on track with Cuban shipments

July 5 - June 5 - Russia based project logistics specialist Modul is currently engaged in the delivery of railway equipment to Port Mariel in Cuba.
Views: 1272
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Terex makes dual delivery

July 5 - July 5 - Scotland's Stoddart Crane Hire has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane; while Canada based Guay has received a new Terex Crossover 8000 boom truck crane.
Views: 1027
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ABC adds Cambodian call

July 4 - July 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has introduced a weekly freighter service to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, with effect from July 5.
Views: 1013
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Mallory Alexander names Onofrio

July 1 - July 1 - Claudio Onofrio has been appointed vice president of global business development for Mallory Alexander International Logistics.
Views: 1315
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MPV sector improvement 'some way off'

June 29 - June 29 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, the demand outlook for the multipurpose fleet has not improved since the first quarter of 2016.
Views: 1315
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BBC unloads at Bronka

June 29 - June 29 - A 3,690-tonne consignment of heavy and oversize project cargo has been unloaded from BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Citrine at the Russian deepwater Port of Bronka.
Views: 1468
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Wille joins Straightpoint

June 28 - June 28 - Straightpoint has named Wayne Wille as technical sales manager, bringing over 20 years of lifting industry experience to the load cell equipment manufacturer.
Views: 528
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Drums roll with Intermarine

June 28 - June 28 - Intermarine has transported four coke drums from Dijon, Spain to New Orleans, USA on its heavy lift ship Ocean Freedom.
Views: 1515
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Expanded Panama canal sees first transit

June 27 - June 27 - The voyage by the Cosco Shipping Panama through the Cocoli Locks marked the official opening of the newly-enlarged Panama Canal.
Views: 1188
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Longview markets opportunity

June 24 - June 24 - The US port of Longview in Washington state has announced that an industrial waterfront property on the Columbia river on the US west coast is on the market.
Views: 802
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'Small rise' in shipping confidence

June 21 - June 21 - According to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens, overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose slightly in the three months to May 2016.
Views: 1653
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Hydra-Slide in big skid delivery

June 21 - June 21 - Mountain Heavy Transport has acquired a HT500 hydraulically powered heavy track skidding unit and a smaller XLP150 unit from Canadian manufacturer Hydra-Slide.
Views: 1165
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Siemens and Gamesa to merge

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

June 20 - June 20 - Manitowoc recorded sales of USD427.4 million in the first quarter of 2016 - a 5 percent increase compared with the same period in 2015.
Views: 723
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Modulift names I&I Sling

June 17 - June 17 - Modulift has appointed I&I Sling as its latest North American distributor, offering coverage of eastern regions of the USA from facilities in Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.
Views: 1104
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Qatar Airways plans expansion

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

June 16 - June 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added its sixth destination in China with the launch of flights to Chongqing.
Views: 1807
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AAL to sponsor PPG meeting

June 16 - June 16 - AAL will join BBC Chartering Australia and Port Corpus Christi as sponsors of the Project Professionals Group's (PPG) tenth anniversary conference in Melbourne, Australia from September 6-8.
Views: 1428
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Chipolbrok celebrates 65 years

June 14 - June 14 - The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), which celebrates its 65th anniversary tomorrow, says that, in spite of the "ongoing shipping crisis since 2008, the latest mergers, cooperations and startups", the company has dealt w
Views: 2124
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Projects fly in for PCN members

June 10 - June 10 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from around the globe have been busy moving complex and oversize cargoes for a multitude of recent projects.
Views: 1793
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Mammoet prepares for FPSO integration

June 10 - June 10 - Mammoet has begun preparations for lifting modules onto the P-76 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) hull in Brazil.
Views: 1648
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BDP expands into Morocco

June 10 - June 10 - BDP International is opening a new office in Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 1901
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New freighter service between Belgium and Angola

June 9 - June 9 - Network Airline Management has signed a long-term contract with TAAG Angola Airlines to provide a Boeing 747-400F factory-built freighter to operate a weekly freighter flight from Liege, Belgium to Luanda, Angola.
Views: 1130
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Port Manatee adjusts entry process

June 9 - June 9 - From June 13, the south gate entrance to Port Manatee in the USA will close for about 12 weeks while a construction project advances enhancements to security and traffic flow, with all traffic being routed through the port's north gate complex.
Views: 701
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Demolish or consolidate, says Drewry

June 8 - June 8 - In a webinar yesterday, Drewry analyst Susan Oatway suggested that the current overcapacity in the multipurpose shipping market can only be improved in the short term if operators of bulk carriers start scrapping some of their older ships.
Views: 898
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Galborg name to disappear

June 8 - June 8 - With effect from July 1, 2016, Galborg Pte Ltd will be renamed MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping Pte Ltd, while Galborg USA, LLC will renamed MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping LLC.
Views: 1070
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Höegh Trapper named

June 7 - June 7 - The fourth vessel in Höegh Autoliners' series of New Horizon class pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) has been named Höegh Trapper during a naming ceremony at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 1132
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Crawler completes Carolina kiln lift

June 7 - June 7 - Richmond, Virginia based W.O. Grubb Crane Rental has used a 300-tonne capacity Manitowoc MLC300 crawler crane to replace an industrial lime kiln at a plant in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.
Views: 765
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Straightpoint adds NY distributor

June 7 - June 7 - Straightpoint has appointed New York, USA based Electromatic Equipment Co as a distributor of its force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment.
Views: 1170
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Record start for Port of Baltimore

June 3 - July 3 - The Port of Baltimore set a record for cargo handling during the first three months of 2016. The port's public marine terminals, managed by the Maryland Port Administration (MPA), handled 2.4 million tonnes of general cargo surpassing the previou
Views: 796
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Coscol giant launched

June 2 - June 2 - Coscol's 98,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel, Guang Hua Kou, has been launched by Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China.
Views: 1233
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Poulsson named ICS chair

June 2 - June 2 - Esben Poulsson, president of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), has been elected as the new chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 1376
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MACS adds South American options

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

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

June 2 - June 2 - Mexico based Grúas y Soluciones Logísticas Salas (GSL) has purchased the first Demag-branded AC 220-5 all-terrain crane headed for the Americas.
Views: 1019
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Scan Global gets new investor

June 2 - June 2 - BWB Partners has entered into an agreement to sell its shares in Scan Global Logistics (SGL) to US based private equity group, AEA Investors.
Views: 784
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Crowley continues Puerto Rican investment

June 1 - June 1 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services is going ahead with an additional USD21 million construction contract for improvements and upgrades at its Isla Grande port terminal in San Juan.
Views: 1354
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Kaleido adds Mexican head

May 31 - May 31 - Kaleido Logistics has appointed Hans C. Wurche as general manager of its Mexican operation.
Views: 1401
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Fednav reaches 50 in Belgium

May 31 - May 31 - Fednav (Belgium) has celebrated its milestone 50th anniversary, with Mark Pathy, president and ceo of Fednav International Ltd noting that the Fednav office in Belgium has been critical to the development of the shipping company's transatlantic t
Views: 1030
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Pasha goes green in LA

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

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

May 30 - May 30 - American Heavy Moving & Rigging has acquired 36 axle lines of Faymonville's new DualMAX modular semi-trailer, which can be widened under load.
Views: 575
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Yusen names Mexican head

May 27 - May 27 - Yusen Logistics Mexico has appointed Jordan Dewart as its new president.
Views: 1553
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Huisman adds Singapore simulator

May 27 - May 27 - Huisman has introduced a new crane simulator at its sales and service facility in Singapore, which will be used for regular and customised education and training purposes.
Views: 1121
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PD Ports opens breakbulk quay

May 27 - May 27 - UK port operator PD Ports has declared its 550 m deepwater quay at Teesport open for business following a GBP35 million (USD51.2 million) redevelopment project.
Views: 833
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Choppers land in Jaxport

May 27 - May 27 - Stevedoring company Portus has moved four helicopters through Jaxport's heavy lift and oversize cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 1496
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Cimolai forms transport division

May 27 - May 27 - Italian steel manufacturer Cimolai - which was responsible for the construction of the 16 new Panama Canal lock gates - has established its own dedicated specialised transport division, Cimolai Heavy Lift.
Views: 1316
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AAL handles shiploader

May 26 - May 26 - In a series of shipments, multipurpose liner shipping company AAL has completed the delivery of a mobile grain shiploader to Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) where it will be installed at the port's Pacific Terminal, which is run by Canada's largest gr
Views: 1672
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Oil majors must remain integrated

May 26 - May 26 - The best way for oil companies to survive the current low prices is to remain integrated, according to Ed Osterwald, senior partner, CEG Europe. Oil companies such as BP that sell refineries when margins are low will suffer more and might not eve
Views: 1273
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Hapag-Lloyd postpones AGM

May 25 - May 25 - The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of Hapag-Lloyd have cancelled the company's Annual General Meeting, which was scheduled for June 1, 2016.
Views: 1434
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Walpole up at Schenker

May 18 - May 18 - DB Schenker has appointed Robert Walpole as ceo of its US business, Schenker Inc.
Views: 1288
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GAC names South American head

May 18 - May 18 - GAC North America has appointed Carlos Arrieta as regional commercial director, oil and gas in South America.
Views: 1423
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Breakbulk slides at NWSA

May 18 - May 18 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has posted a 36 percent year-on-year decline in breakbulk cargo volumes during January-April 2016.
Views: 1338
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Pasha to open at Pier 80

May 18 - May 18 - The Port of San Francisco has approved a 15-year agreement for Pasha Automotive Services to provide cargo handling and other terminal services at Pier 80.
Views: 1198
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Safer sulphur levels for WWL

May 17 - May 17 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has launched a new company policy which states that all vessels are to operate using fuel containing sulphur levels of less than 0.1 percent, or equivalent at berth, in all ports across the globe.
Views: 1072
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ALE loads out TLP

May 16 - May 16 - ALE has completed the load out of the Malikai tension leg platform (TLP), which weighed 27,500 tonnes, at Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering in Johor Darul Takzim.
Views: 1435
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AAPA welcomes new bill

May 13 - May 13 - The U.S. Senate has passed the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill for the financial year 2017, by a margin of 90 to eight.
Views: 785
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Container lines form THE Alliance

May 13 - May 13 - Hanjin Shipping, Hapag-Lloyd, "K"Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) and Yang Ming have partnered to form THE Alliance - a new container shipping alliance covering East-West trade lanes.
Views: 3607
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Users hail CombiMAX reliability

May 11 - May 11 - According to Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville, its CombiMAX trailer has been extremely well received by the heavy transportation industry, delivering flexibility, speed and efficiency for its users.
Views: 1040
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BNSF targets Mexico

May 11 - May 11 - BNSF Logistics has established a new subsidiary in Mexico - BNSF Railway Servicios de Logistica.
Views: 1169
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WCA Projects on cloud nine

May 10 - May 10 - Nine members of the WCA Projects network have recently completed a number of complex project moves worldwide.
Views: 2117
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Celtic handles GE turbines

May 10 - May 10 - Celtic Shipping Agencies was recently contracted by GE Wind to handle wind turbine components shipped from Turkey to Ireland.
Views: 1323
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Erickson to electrify Brucejack mine

May 10 - May 10 - Rokstad Power has contracted Erickson for heavy lift delivery services to the Brucejack mine in Stewart, British Columbia, Canada, utilising its S64 Erickson Aircrane helicopter.
Views: 1158
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Crane issues discussed at ICSA

May 5 - May 5 - Industry representatives gathered for the 2016 meeting of the International Crane Stakeholder Assembly (ICSA) at the Novotel Munchen Messe in Munich, Germany on April 13, 2016.
Views: 1079
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High brings crane back

May 5 - May 5 - High Logistics has shipped crane parts back to the USA from Lithuania on a Hapag-Lloyd ship after the machine was used in the disassembly of the Ignalina nuclear power plant.
Views: 1201
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Port Manatee offers workshops

May 4 - May 4 - The International Trade Hub at Port Manatee has started a series of workshops aimed at encouraging innovative commercial ties with European and Latin American businesses.
Views: 1538
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AmQuip and Maxim to merge

May 3 - May 3 - North American private equity firm Apollo Global Management has signed agreements to acquire and merge together AmQuip Crane Rental and Maxim Crane Works.
Views: 1864
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NWSA goes Green

May 3 - May 3 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has signed up to participate in Green Marine - North America's voluntary environmental certification programme for the maritime industry.
Views: 1121
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GAC plays it by ear

May 3 - May 3 - GAC has coordinated the shipment of a 3.5-tonne sculpture of Van Gogh's ear from Poland to New York, USA.
Views: 965
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Houston calling for Damen

May 3 - May 3 - Damen Shipyards Group has a new branch office in Houston, Texas, operating as Damen North America and representing the Damen Shipyards Newbuild, and Damen Shiprepair & Conversion businesses across North America and Canada.
Views: 824
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Conquest gives Allseas a lift

May 2 - May 2 - Conquest Offshore was contracted by Allseas Group to replace the pipelaying vessel Allseas Solitaire's 300-tonne capacity crane with a new 850-tonne capacity Huisman crane at the Dutch Offshore Base in Amsterdam.
Views: 1113
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Ex-Im Bank struggles not over

April 29 - April 29 - At an official reception hosted by UTC Overseas, US Senator Lindsey Graham provided an update on the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank and its work of underwriting loan guarantees for American-exported projects, large and small.
Views: 865
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PCN members keep on moving

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

April 29 - April 29 - With effect from May 1, 2016, Cory Brothers Shipping Agency has established a new operation based at the Port of Amsterdam.
Views: 1071
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BNSF presses ahead

April 29 - April 29 - BNSF Logistics has coordinated the shipment of a press bolster, weighing 220,000 lb (99.7 tonnes), from a factory in Ontario, Canada to Houston, USA.
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Bahri and Rickmers-Linie agree space charter

April 22 - April 22 - Rickmers-Linie and the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (trading as Bahri Liner) have recently signed a space charter agreement in the trade between the USA, the Red Sea and the Middle East.
Views: 1458
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DHL launches US Customs brokerage system

April 21 - April 21 - DHL Global Forwarding (DHLGF) has been collaborating with software provider Kewill to develop and launch a new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)-compliant Customs brokerage system, in an effort to expedite DHL's customers' Customs entries
Views: 957
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WWL takes third ro-ro ship

April 21 - April 21 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has seen the maiden voyage of Theben, a brand new High Efficiency RoRo (HERO) class vessel, in the Asia-Europe trade.
Views: 1115
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Study shows US cross-border problems

April 21 - April 21 - In the USA, as part of a study on multi-state, multimodal oversize/overweight (OS/OW) transportation for the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the management consulting firm CPCS indexed 72 unique OS/OW regulations, operational restrictions,
Views: 1424
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Another container alliance formed

April 20 - April 20 - CMA CGM, Cosco Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a new container shipping alliance covering the Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean, Asia-Red Sea, Asia-Middle
Views: 1150
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Liquidation for maritime security group

April 20 - April 20 - The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has entered into voluntary administration following a fall in membership.
Views: 1157
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WWPC rocks on in Panama

April 19 - April 19 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) gathered at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City for the network's 16th annual membership conference.
Views: 1350
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Reactor rolls with Lift & Shift

April 18 - April 18 - Lift & Shift (LSPL) has transported and loaded out a 1,535-tonne Larsen & Toubro (L&T) reactor in Hazira, India, destined for a Sasol plant in the USA.
Views: 935
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Another two years of misery, says Drewry

April 14 - April 14 - Drewry predicts that the multipurpose shipping market is not expected to recover until the end of 2017, when it is anticipated that there will be more bulk demand for Handysize tonnage and therefore more breakbulk cargoes for multipurpose vesse
Views: 1483
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BNSF handles cable reels

April 14 - April 14 - The Houston Global Project Center (GPC) of BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) has managed the shipment of six cable reels with a total weight of 184,000 lbs (83.46 tonnes) from Europe to a private jetty at the Jensen Beach, FL Power Plant in the USA.
Views: 921
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Hat trick for Berard

April 12 - April 12 - Berard recently transported a 13.6-tonne electrical building from Houston, Texas to Killdeer, North Dakota, using a nine-axle extendable drop deck trailer.
Views: 866
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MACS makes diamond buy

April 12 - April 12 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has purchased the general cargo ship Diamond Land (previously called Calabria) through a group company.
Views: 1200
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Spliethoff in Canadian reshuffle

April 11 - April 11 - Spliethoff Group is integrating BigLift Shipping's Toronto office into its Great Lakes department.
Views: 1142
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Borusan makes Scheuerle buy

April 8 - April 8 - Turkish transport and logistics services provider Borusan Logistik has ordered a Scheuerle rotor blade adapter, which is designed to transport wind turbine blades under difficult conditions.
Views: 966
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Eller joins Talbert

April 7 - April 7 - Indiana, USA headquartered Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Jim Eller as its new west region sales manager.
Views: 1303
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WWPC to gather in Panama

April 4 - April 4 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) will gather at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama from April 13-15 for the network's 16th annual membership conference.
Views: 1039
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R&B finds a quicker way

March 31 - March 31 - R&B Global Projects has arranged the chartering of a Thorco Shipping vessel to deliver an urgent consignment of factory equipment from Houston, USA to the Netherlands.
Views: 1036
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Mammoet inks P-76 contract

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

March 31 - March 31 - CMA CGM's freight forwarding arm, CMA CGM LOG, has coordinated the transport of Jacques Cousteau's legendary oceanographic ship Calypso from France to Turkey.
Views: 1686
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Isaykin joins TIACA hall of fame

March 30 - March 30 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has inaugurated Alexey Isaykin, president of Volga-Dnepr Group, to its hall of fame.
Views: 496
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'Satisfaction' for Atlas Air as Stones rock Havana

March 30 - March 30 - Atlas Air carried equipment to help The Rolling Stones perform a historic concert in Havana, Cuba, after a 15-year long ban on Western rock music was lifted in the country.
Views: 695
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ABC flies high in February

March 24 - March 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 15 percent year-on-year growth in airfreight volumes in February, transporting over 37,000 tonnes across its global route network.
Views: 1172
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New low in shipping confidence

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

March 24 - March 24 - AAL has added a call at Stewart World Port in British Columbia, Canada to its Pacific service.
Views: 1344
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2016: 'pivotal year' for offshore wind

March 23 - March 23 - Following a record year for the offshore wind industry, Douglas Westwood (DW) forecasts that there will be fewer capacity additions in 2016, but suggests that the level of projects entering construction and the diversity of locations expected t
Views: 1789
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XLP members on the move

March 22 - March 22 - XLProjects (XLP) network representative in Israel, Jacky Line, has completed the transport of ammunition for the Dutch defence ministry to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
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St. Lawrence Seaway opens early

March 22 - March 22 - The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System has opened for its 58th navigation season, two weeks ahead of schedule.
Views: 921
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Hansa Meyer sets up in USA

March 22 - March 22 - Hansa Meyer Global has established its own company in the USA - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging - which has already undertaken a number of specialised transportation projects.
Views: 1588
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ISS goes fourth in Mexico

March 22 - March 22 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has opened a new office in Veracruz, Mexico - its fourth in the country.
Views: 955
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Shipping duo fined for false records

March 22 - March 22 - Farrell Lines and Damco have paid USD3.65 million to the USA in civil penalties regarding their failure to comply with certain terms of a contract with the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).
Views: 1077
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Adriatic gets Algerian link

March 22 - March 22 - According to the Port of Koper in Slovenia, CNAN MED has begun a new service connecting Algeria with Adriatic ports.
Views: 1567
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Mixed results for NWSA

March 18 - March 18 - Container volumes through the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) jumped 21 percent year-on-year in February, while breakbulk volumes declined 40 percent compared with the same period in 2015.
Views: 862
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Asciano agrees joint consortium bid

March 15 - March 15 - Australian logistics provider Asciano has entered into binding documentation to sell the company to Brookfield Consortium and Qube Consortium.
Views: 1441
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Sarens wins KBR refinery contract

March 15 - March 15 - Sarens has been awarded a heavy lift contract from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company KBR to support construction and expansion activities at an oil refinery in Corpus Christi, USA.
Views: 1193
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Crane quartet arrives at Sohar

March 14 - March 14 - Four new ZPMC post-Panamax quay cranes have been shipped on board the semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 24 from Shanghai to Sohar Port and Freezone in Oman.
Views: 1255
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Kaleido winds up Mexican project

March 10 - March 10 - Kaleido has completed a project to transport components for 43 wind turbines from China, Vietnam and Spain to the Mexican Port of Altamira for installation at a wind farm site in Jalisco.
Views: 1313
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ALE bridges Canadian gap

March 10 - March 10 - ALE has completed the skidding, moving and lifting of a 1,000-tonne main arch as part of the Walterdale Bridge replacement project in Edmonton, Canada.
Views: 713
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Air charter broker signs exclusive deal

March 10 - March 10 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and RUS Aviation have signed an exclusive cargo sales agreement, which aims to provide clients with airfreight solutions from Hong Kong to the Middle East and surrounding markets.
Views: 1358
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Etchart leaves Manitowoc

March 8 - March 8 - Eric Etchart has retired from Manitowoc after 33 years with the company, most recently serving as senior vice president, business development at the group.
Views: 1015
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UTC in Mexican power move

March 7 - March 7 - UTC Overseas has coordinated the delivery of an engine and generator to a Mexican power utility on behalf of a Spain based EPC contractor.
Views: 1368
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XLP members double up

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

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

March 3 - March 3 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has transported and installed a 370,000-lb (167-tonne) transformer from a railyard in Cuba, Missouri to Centerville in the US state.
Views: 1353
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K+N profit up in 2015

March 3 - March 3 - Despite recording a 4.4 percent year-on-year drop in turnover for 2015 at CHF16.7 billion (USD16.72 billion), Kuehne + Nagel posted EBITDA of CHF1.04 billion (USD1.041 billion) - a 3.6 percent increase compared with 2014.
Views: 1676
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Mammoet begins Sasol move

March 2 - March 2 - Mammoet has transported the first three boilers for Sasol's new ethane cracker and derivatives complex in Westlake, Louisiana from the Mexican Port of Altamira.
Views: 1326
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Barnhart in mass module move

March 1 - March 1 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has transported 48 convection modules over 40 miles (64 km) by road from Big Cabin and Locust Fork in Oklahoma to Tulsa Port of Catoosa.
Views: 1145
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Polynesia Line goes direct to Tonga

February 29 - February 29 - Polynesia Line is adding a direct monthly call into Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga to its service from the US West Coast ports of Long Beach and Oakland.
Views: 1107
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Project cargo climbs at Walvis Bay

February 26 - February 26 - The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) has stated that part of its strategic initiative within its current five-year plan is to facilitate the growth of project cargo and abnormal loads through the Namibian Port of Walvis Bay.
Views: 1683
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PPG duo ships seven

February 25 - February 25 - TransProject and ScanGlobal have completed a three-year-long project to deliver seven 400-tonne transformers from Sweden to The Dalles in Oregon, USA.
Views: 1429
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WDS readies telescope for the cold

February 25 - February 25 - World Distribution Services (WDS) has been awarded a contract by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) to help coordinate the transport of a new radio telescope from the USA to Greenland.
Views: 1093
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Plastic plant move for SAL

February 25 - February 25 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has completed the second shipment of cargo from Mai Lao, China, to Point Comfort in Texas, USA for a plastic plant expansion project.
Views: 1588
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Steder propels forward

February 25 - February 25 - Steder Group has coordinated the transport of new propulsion system equipment from the European ports of Antwerp and Southampton to Charleston in the USA.
Views: 890
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ACS expands LA premises

February 24 - February 24 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) Los Angeles operation has moved into newer and larger premises on Santa Monica Boulevard, following a record year for the company and its US west coast office.
Views: 503
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Locomotion at ABP Newport

February 24 - February 24 - The last shipment of seven class 66 locomotives has arrived at ABP's Port of Newport from Indiana, USA on BigLift Shipping's vessel Happy Dragon.
Views: 1125
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Challenging market harms Terex

February 23 - February 23 - Terex has recorded an income from continuing operations of USD142.5 million in 2015, compared with USD259 million in 2014.
Views: 1620
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Cargolux makes for Mumbai

February 23 - February 23 - As part of the two airlines' cooperation agreement, Cargolux and Oman Air have introduced two weekly flights to Mumbai, with effect from March 8, 2016.
Views: 1100
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Jones in at Straightpoint

February 22 - February 22 - Straightpoint has named ex-NMB Technologies ceo, Myron Jones, as its operations manager in the USA.
Views: 1235
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Mixed results for NWSA

February 19 - February 19 - While international container volumes at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) climbed 25 percent year-on-year in January, breakbulk cargo volumes declined.
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Louisiana calls for Gulf Stream Marine

February 19 - February 19 - Gulf Stream Marine has expanded into Louisiana, after being awarded a stevedoring license by the Port of Lake Charles.
Views: 1633
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Houston adds African link

February 19 - February 19 - Grimaldi Lines has added a call at the Port of Houston to its East Coast - West Africa ro-ro service - the first direct service between the US gateway and the African region.
Views: 1059
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Steady start for ABC

February 17 - February 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 30 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage for January 2016, transporting 43,605 tonnes of cargo on board its Boeing freighter fleet.
Views: 1142
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Straightpoint puts two to the test

February 16 - February 16 - Straightpoint has installed two new load cell test machines - a 100-tonne capacity unit at its Hampshire, UK headquarters and a 55-tonne capacity system at its North American facility in Camarillo, California.
Views: 460
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Finnish rep for Flensborg

February 15 - February 15 - Flensborg and Associates has appointed Jari Pirhonen as its Finnish representative.
Views: 1266
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Edwards debuts Faktor 5

February 12 - February 12 - Edwards Moving & Rigging has used its new 500-tonne capacity Goldhofer Faktor 5 high girder bridge for the first time in the delivery of a 490,817 lb (222-tonne) steam generator turbine in northern Virginia.
Views: 745
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Indiana sets shipping record

February 12 - February 12 - The Ports of Indiana handled over 12.2 million tonnes of cargo in 2015, surpassing 2014's record volume by nearly 18 percent.
Views: 1298
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Last day for regular registration to SC&RA symposium

February 12 - February 12 - Today is the cut-off date for regular registration for the SC&RA 2016 Specialized Transportation Symposium, which takes place from March 1 to 4, at The Peabody, Memphis, USA.
Views: 927
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Metro Ports moves home

February 11 - February 11 - Metro Ports and its parent company Nautilus International Holding are moving into new headquarters in Long Beach, California on February 16.
Views: 728
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Whiting powers Michigan

February 11 - February 11 - Whiting Corporation has coordinated the installation of a 250-tonne capacity bridge crane at a nuclear power plant in Michigan, USA.
Views: 933
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Inspirational move for Beyel Bros

February 11 - February 11 - Beyel Brothers Crane and Rigging has transported a mock-up space shuttle, Inspiration, from the now closed Astronaut Hall of Fame site in Florida to its temporary home at the company's Merritt Island boat yard.
Views: 1381
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Dan-Czech moves tank trio

February 10 - February 10 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of three giant cryogenic storage tanks, manufactured by Chart Industries in Czech Republic, from their production facility in Decin to the Port of Hamburg.
Views: 1011
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Shipping risk map launched

February 9 - February 9 - A new interactive map - RiskMap - has been launched so that shipowners and managers can easily view what security threats a country poses to shipping lines.
Views: 1125
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WCA Projects members busy

February 5 - February 5 - Members of the WCA Projects network in Colombia, China, Peru and India have handled the transport of a number of out-of-gauge cargo shipments across the globe.
Views: 1953
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XLP members power-up

February 5 - February 5 - XL Projects Network (XLP) members in China and Pakistan have been busy handling a number of complex project shipments.
Views: 1652
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Blast off for Streamlines in Canaveral

February 4 - February 4 - StreamLines' new Blue Stream liner service has become the first liner service to call at Port Canaveral's Canaveral Cargo Terminal, which is operated by Gulftainer USA.
Views: 1277
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Grieg Star adds Swedish calls

February 3 - February 3 - With effect from this month, Grieg Star is adding a number of Swedish port calls to its Atlantic service to and from the US East Coast, US Gulf and Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 879
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IUMI flags insurance concerns

February 3 - February 3 - The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) said that insured losses resulting from last year's explosion at Tianjin Port are likely to amount to USD5-6 billion.
Views: 1223
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Atlas Breakbulk Alliance bags Pegg

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

February 2 - February 2 - Yvonne Mulder, a communications specialist in the freight and supply chain industry for more than 25 years, has joined the Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International team as Associate Editor.
Views: 1476
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Japanese carriers brace for tough 2016

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

February 2 - February 2 - According to reports in the international media, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is resurrecting an asset sale plan in an effort to avoid bankruptcy as it struggles under a KRW7 trillion (USD5.8 billion) debt.
Views: 1193
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Dako moves engine trio

February 2 - February 2 - Dako Worldwide has coordinated the shipment of three diesel engines from Italy to Panama.
Views: 1319
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AAPA concerns despite cargo growth

February 1 - February 1 - According to a report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, seaports in the USA are seeing a steady rise in waterborne cargo volumes with 2014 tonnage figures showing a 3.1 percent increase over 2013 totals.
Views: 917
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Höegh names number three

February 1 - February 1 - The third vessel in Höegh Autoliners' New Horizon class of pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) has been named Höegh Tracer during a ceremony at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 764
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Grove goes to GMVykon

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

January 28 - January 28 - Mammoet has begun working on the construction of the Punta Catalina thermal electric power plant on the southwest side of the Dominican Republic.
Views: 1140
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Qatar adds three to network

January 28 - January 28 - Effective Mach 2016, Qatar Airways Cargo will launch three new freighter routes to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 1079
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All eyes on Orlando

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

January 26 - January 26 - Reiser Schwertransport has used a Kässbohrer K.SLH 8 trailer to move a 60-tonne transformer frame from Nordhausen to Duisburg port in Germany.
Views: 882
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Faymonville takes another to America

January 25 - January 25 - Faymonville has launched its TeleMAX - a flatdeck semi-trailer extendable to a maximum length of 210 ft (64 m) - for the North American market.
Views: 1180
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NileDutch links USA to Africa

January 22 - January 22 - NileDutch is introducing a new service linking the east coast of the USA with West Africa and Europe.
Views: 1081
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Seaport alliance sees breakbulk slide

January 22 - January 22 - Although the Northwest Seaport Alliance handled more than 3.5 million teu in 2015, a 4 percent year-on-year increase, its breakbulk cargo volumes fell by almost 8 percent.
Views: 1263
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Tradelossa on the double

January 20 - January 20 - Tradelossa has completed the transport of a second boiler within the Mexican Port of Altamira and onto a barge for shipment to the USA.
Views: 883
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New leadership at USA Truck

January 20 - January 20 - Arkansas headquartered USA Truck has appointed John Rogers as president and chief executive officer effective January 14, 2016.
Views: 1174
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Blue Water in Houston pipe flight

January 20 - January 20 - Blue Water Shipping has transported a 26 m long flexible pipe by air from Denmark to the USA for OneSubsea.
Views: 1057
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Index suggests growth, but volatility

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

January 19 - January 19 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has coordinated the shipment of five heavy units from South Korea to Saudi Arabia for the Sadara project.
Views: 1572
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High five for Aryamasir

January 18 - January 18 - Aryamasir International Transport has coordinated the movement of oversize cargo from southern Iran to an oil and gas site in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 1231
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Roll-Lift in gantry buy

January 15 - January 15 - Roll-Lift USA has taken delivery of a new SBL900 gantry system from Enerpac.
Views: 1090
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Höegh inks Caribbean deal

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

January 14 - January 14 - Governor Mike Pence has called on the Ports of Indiana to "vigorously explore" building the state's fourth port in southeastern Indiana.
Views: 1293
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UTC sets three-state record

January 13 - January 13 - UTC Overseas executed a record-breaking project shipment, delivering a huge phase-shifting transformer (PST) from China to Utah in the USA. In the process UTC set records for the heaviest over-road permits issued in the states of Utah, Arizon
Views: 1623
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Quality Freight unloads success

January 12 - Janaury 12 - Quality Freight UK has overseen the movement of two massive Vigan ship unloader units from Tilbury Power Station to Canada Dock in Liverpool.
Views: 997
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Braid turns up the heat

January 12 - January 12 - Braid Projects has transported 18 heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) from South Korea to the USA.
Views: 1445
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Super six for WLC

January 11 - January 11 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of six fuel cell energy modules from Danbury, Connecticut to South Korea.
Views: 1419
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Hapag chief to lead Canaveral

January 11 - January 11 - Canaveral Port Authority commissioners have selected current president and ceo of Hapag-Lloyd USA, Captain John W. Murray, to serve as the next ceo of Port Canaveral.
Views: 633
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Polar settles in USA

January 8 - January 8 - Polar Air Cargo has confirmed that along with Polar Air Cargo Worldwide and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings it has entered into a settlement agreement in an antitrust class action lawsuit in the USA.
Views: 797
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Drewry: Container lines brace for losses in 2016

January 8 - January 8 - The container shipping industry should brace for losses in 2016, according to the latest Container Forecaster report released by global shipping consultancy Drewry, which will have a negative knock-on effect on the heavy lift and multipurpose
Views: 2050
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LV lugs long load

January 7 - January 7 - LV Shipping has coordinated the transport of one of the world's longest wind turbine blades from the USA to the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult's test facility in Blyth, UK.
Views: 970
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Hansa breaks the ice

January 7 - January 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) recently completed two safe voyages along the western boundary of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a 365-tonne heat exchanger from Fairless Hills, USA, and power generation equipment from Italy to Sabetta, Russia.
Views: 1413
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Orion ships crane duo

January 6 - January 6 - Orion Specialized Logistics Management (SLM) has shipped two cranes from Tampico in Mexico to Kingston, Jamaica.
Views: 1260
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Red Arrow reels forward

January 6 - January 6 - Red Arrow Logistics has coordinated the transport of seven oversize steel reels from Hartselle, Alabama to Richmond, California.
Views: 1187
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POGL rolls into Texas

January 5 - January 5 - Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is continuing to deliver oversize cargo to Formosa Plastic Corporation's new manufacturing facility in Point Comfort, Texas.
Views: 1135
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ACS offices flying high

January 4 - January 4 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) offices in Dubai, UAE and Los Angeles, USA are set to achieve record 2015 financial years.
Views: 937

Heavy Lift Across The World

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