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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.
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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: 1460
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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: 525
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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: 1508
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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: 1180
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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: 796
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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: 1644
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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: 1159
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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: 1439
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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: 720
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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: 1098
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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: 1220
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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: 1802
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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: 1423
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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: 2112
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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: 1787
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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: 1640
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BDP expands into Morocco

June 10 - June 10 - BDP International is opening a new office in Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 1894
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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: 1124
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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: 698
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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: 895
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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: 1065
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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: 1126
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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: 760
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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: 1164
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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: 793
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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: 1228
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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: 1369
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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: 1008
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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: 1522
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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: 1016
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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: 781
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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: 1347

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