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Metruck joins Port of Seattle

December 29 - December 29 - The Port of Seattle, USA, has appointed retired US Coast Guard (USCG) rear admiral, Stephen P. Metruck, as its executive director.
Views: 1736
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PCN members on the move

December 28 - December 28 - Fortune International Transport, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has coordinated a shipment with fellow PCN members, C.H. Robinson Project Logistics and Cuchi Shipping.
Views: 7648
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Mammoet lights up Seattle

December 21 - December 21 - Mammoet has lifted and installed three transformers for Seattle City Light's Denny electrical substation under construction in the USA.
Views: 1097
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Talbert introduces spread-axle trailer

December 19 - December 19 - USA-based Talbert Manufacturing has introduced the 60/65SA spread-axle trailer, designed to accommodate both tri-axle and tandem-axle jeeps.
Views: 1538
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LaRue to step down at Corpus Christi

December 18 - December 18 - The Port of Corpus Christi's executive director, John LaRue, will step down from his duties on January 1, 2018 and officially retire from the port in June 2019.
Views: 1433
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Treasure arrives at Yokosuka

December 15 - December 15 - The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain has arrived at the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard in Japan onboard the Dockwise heavy lift vessel Treasure.
Views: 1168
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Ziegler appointed at GAC

December 15 - December 15 - Patrik Ziegler has been appointed managing director of GAC North America - logistics (GNAL).
Views: 1431
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Amrus transports trucks to Russia

December 15 - December 15 - Amrus Logistics has transported eight Komatsu 730 E dump trucks from Houston, USA to Magadan, Russia.
Views: 1300
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APL launches NAS

December 13 - December 13 - APL has launched the North Atlantic Service (NAS), connecting major north European markets and the US East Coast.
Views: 1154
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Strogen named at Vancouver

December 13 - December 13 - The Port of Vancouver USA has appointed Alex Strogen as chief commercial officer.
Views: 1361
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FOX Brasil gets tunnel vision

December 12 - December 12 - FOX Brasil is transporting equipment and machinery from Brazil to the project site of the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel project (PTST) at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in Virginia, USA.
Views: 1143
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Logistec inks TRPA deal

December 8 - December 8 - Logistec Stevedoring has entered into an agreement with the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) in Québec, Canada, for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal.
Views: 1804
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MACS parent acquires Hugo Stinnes

December 8 - December 8 - Vineta, the holding company of Hamburg-based multipurpose shipping line MACS, has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Rostock-based Hugo Stinnes Schiffahrt.
Views: 2166
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Keen Transport sold

December 7 - December 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA (WWL ASA) has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in USA-based Keen Transport.
Views: 1927
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Crowley commits to Taíno

December 7 - December 7 - Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine have launched Crowley's second Commitment Class ship, Taíno, one of the world's first combination container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessels powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Views: 1210
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Tug trio sails with Hansa

December 4 - December 4 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) has transported three tugs from Singapore to Russia onboard its heavy lift vessel HHL New York.
Views: 2068
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Corbett named at Sims Crane

December 1 - December 1 - Crane and equipment provider, Sims Crane, has appointed Craig Corbett as a sales representative in Orlando, USA.
Views: 1476
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Eimskip ups Green service

November 30 - November 30 - Icelandic carrier Eimskip has launched a shortsea feeder shipping service between the Port of Halifax, Canada and Portland, USA.
Views: 1589
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Everett overhauls freight corridor

November 30 - November 30 - The Port of Everett has completed the first phase of its 41st Street freight mobility project, improving the city's heavy haul freight corridor from the Interstate-5 highway to the port.
Views: 960
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Locomotive arrives in Goes

November 29 - November 29 - Goud Transport has transported a Whitcomb diesel locomotive, originally built in 1944 for the US Army, from Antwerp to the Stoomtrein Goes-Borsele (SGB) museum, the Netherlands.
Views: 1569
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Mammoet expands at Freeport

November 29 - November 29 - Mammoet USA has completed the expansion of its site at Port Freeport in Texas, USA.
Views: 1420
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New cranes at Port of Savannah

November 28 - November 28 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced four new neo-Panamax cranes to the Port of Savannah.
Views: 1773
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OOS and Fanzhou sign MoU

November 28 - November 28 - OOS International and Jiangsu Fanzhou Shipping have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a strategic alliance and expand the coverage of their vessels globally.
Views: 1925
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FMT inks Albany deal

November 28 - November 28 - The Albany Port District Commission, USA has signed a 10-year agreement with Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) to provide longshore and other cargo handling services at the port.
Views: 1753
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Longview looks ahead

November 27 - November 27 - The Port of Longview in Washington, USA, says it will make expansion of port infrastructure a key priority in its 2018 budget, capitalising on momentum from past years.
Views: 1362
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Container volumes set to break record

November 27 - November 27 - Container volume growth continues apace with loaded shipments on course to break 200 million teu in 2017, says global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 1887
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PCN members keeping busy

November 27 - November 27 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), has delivered 49 wind turbines to a project site near Bluff Point in Indiana, USA.
Views: 2605
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B&B and Portlog team up

November 23 - November 23 - France-based B&B International and Mexico's Portlog International have arranged the transport of an injection unit and accessories from the Port of Antwerp to Altamira Port, Mexico.
Views: 1149
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Maersk Line names president

November 22 - November 22 - Effective December 1, 2017, the veteran Maersk senior manager, Omar Shamsie (pictured below), will become president of Maersk Line in North America.
Views: 1241
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Digging & Rigging goes for Faymonville

November 21 - November 21 - Maryland, USA-headquartered Digging & Rigging has acquired 13 axle lines of G-SL ModulMAX and PowerMAX trailers, manufactured by Faymonville.
Views: 1250
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PCN Annual Summit opens in Prague

November 20 - November 20 - Project Cargo Network's (PCN) 2017 Annual Summit opened today in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Views: 2210
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Crowley helps Puerto Rico rebuild

November 20 - November 20 - ­Crowley Maritime is transporting an initial batch of what will total 32,000 utility poles from the USA to Puerto Rico to help restore the island's power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Views: 1221
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OL adds US office

November 17 - November 17 - OL International Holdings has acquired the US office of Transitainer Global, based in Long Beach, California.
Views: 1713
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Tadano makes Bigge deal

November 17 - November 17 - Crane manufacturer Tadano has appointed Bigge Crane & Rigging as its dealer in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado.
Views: 1419
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Cat sails to Canada

November 17 - November 17 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS), part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, has loaded a 210-ton (190.5-tonne) catamaran onboard Harren & Partner's multipurpose vessel Palabora, at the Port of Emden, Germany.
Views: 1686
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Jubb flies into Air Partner

November 16 - November 16 - Global aviation services group, Air Partner, has appointed Robert Jubb as freight trading manager.
Views: 1410
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Swire set to serve Portland

November 15 - November 15 - Swire Shipping will introduce a liner service from the Port of Portland's Terminal 6 in January 2018.
Views: 1261
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deugro bridges the gap

November 13 - November 13 - deugro Canada has handled the transportation of the main bridge section from a fabrication yard in China to Victoria, Canada for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project.
Views: 2191
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Slight revenue uptick for Boskalis

November 10 - November 10 - Royal Boskalis Westminster saw a slight increase in revenue in the third quarter of 2017, compared to the quarterly average reported for the first half of the year.
Views: 1760
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CLA's flying start

November 9 - November 9 - In the first two and a half months of services, CargoLogicAir (CLA) has carried over 2,000 tonnes of cargo on its scheduled route from the USA to the Middle East.
Views: 769
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Mammoet swivels to success

November 7 - November 7 - Mammoet has transported nine process modules from the Port of Anacortes to Andeavor's refinery in Washington, USA for the latter's clean product upgrade project.
Views: 1593
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Grimaldi welcomes Grande New York

November 7 - November 7 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande New York at the Jinling shipyard in Nanjing, China.
Views: 1257
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Mammoet lifts in Louisiana

November 2 - November 2 - Earlier this year, Mammoet utilised its PTC 200 DS, the largest crane in its fleet, to lift a 350 ft (106.7 m) long, 1,600 tonne wash tower for the Lotte Chemical's Ethylene Glycol project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1198
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Barnhart expands in Kentucky

November 1 - November 1 - USA-based Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened a second location in Kentucky.
Views: 1565
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Jumbo deals direct in Canada

October 30 - October 30 - Jumbo Maritime has ended its exclusive agency agreement with Project Transport & Trading (PTT) in Canada.
Views: 1881
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Bloodhound set to take off

October 30 - October 30 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will utilise one of its Boeing 747 freighters to transport the Bloodhound SSC to Hakskeen Pan, South Africa in 2018, where it will attempt to set a new world land speed record and break through the 1,000 mph (1,609.4 kph)
Views: 1191
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Everett authorises modernisation project

October 27 - October 27 - The Port of Everett commission in the USA has authorised the second phase of the south terminal wharf modernisation project.
Views: 1409
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Marseille debuts ro-ro ramp

October 27 - October 27 - The largest ro-ro ramp in France is now operational at Marseille Fos following a EUR2.7 million (USD3.13 million) eight-month build that was managed by the Marseille Fos port authority in support of a nuclear energy construction project.
Views: 1443
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New Bedford deepens ties to offshore wind

October 26 - October 26 - Deepwater Wind plans to use the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal at the Port of New Bedford, USA as its base of operations for its Revolution Wind project.
Views: 1044
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Legislation targets the Jones Act

October 26 - October 26 - In the USA, four bills are currently pending in Congress to repeal or limit the reach of the Jones Act, including three that are focused upon relief efforts to assist Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Views: 1038
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ALS wastes no time in the UK

October 26 - October 26 - ALS' project team in the UK has handled the shipment of materials, oversized equipment and containers, from over ten countries, to an incinerator plant in Hull, UK.
Views: 1346
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Jaxport adds to board

October 24 - October 24 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport), USA has appointed new officers to its board of directors.
Views: 1426
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MacGregor moves at DPH

October 23 - October 23 - Diversified Port Holdings (DPH)/Patriot Rail, the parent company of Seaonus and Portus, has appointed Scott MacGregor as vice president of operations.
Views: 1499
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Camp fires up at Sims

October 23 - October 23 - Florida, USA-based Sims Crane & Equipment has appointed Ryan Camp as vice president - corporate services, responsible for the company's sourcing, procurement and supplier relations as well as fleet asset management and business development.
Views: 1740
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CLA adds second scheduled service

October 19 - October 19 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) has introduced its second scheduled air cargo service with a weekly route connecting Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Views: 1868
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Multipurpose recovery in sight says Drewry

October 17 - October 17 - The multipurpose shipping fleet could be greeted with a rising market share and recovery in freight rates in 2018, according to Drewry's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report.
Views: 2157
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Compressor flies with Antonov

October 17 - October 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan using its fleet of AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 1677
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Portlog and Polytra move in Mexico

October 17 - October 17 - Mexico-based Portlog International and Belgium-based Polytra have transported rotation equipment from Monterrey, Mexico to Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1105
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The Price is right at Longview

October 13 - October 13 - The Port of Longview, USA has appointed Mark Price as director of marine terminals.
Views: 1213
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Treasure loads USS John S McCain

October 12 - October 12 - The US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain has been loaded onto the Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible ship, Treasure for transport to the US Navy's Fleet Activities Yokosuka dockyard for repairs following its collision
Views: 1506
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Stevens tows the line with Island Merchant

October 11 - October 11 - Stevens Towing has transported a 104-ton (94.3-tonne) Siemens rotor from Charleston, South Carolina to Port Everglades, Florida, USA using a barge and its tugboat, Island Merchant.
Views: 1309
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Crane Worldwide hooks Mailhiot

October 11 - October 11 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Jeff Mailhiot as vice president, ocean products.
Views: 1789
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Seko reins-in Unrein

October 10 - October 10 - Seko Logistics has appointed Terry Unrein as chief commercial officer, Americas, responsible for sales and revenue growth, and air and ocean production strategy in the region.
Views: 1813
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US clamps down on wooden packaging

October 9 - October 9 - Importers into the USA have been warned that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is about to get a lot stricter on enforcing regulations concerning wood packaging materials.
Views: 1141
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Fagioli on the acquisition trail

October 4 - October 4 - Fagioli Group of Italy is on the verge of starting a new stage of development following the agreement due to be signed before the end of October that will lead the local investment fund QuattroR to purchase an initial 49 percent stake of the c
Views: 2659
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CMA CGM acquires Sofrana Unilines

October 3 - October 3 - CMA CGM is set to purchase through its subsidiary, ANL, a majority stake in Sofrana Unilines, which operates shipping services in the Pacific Islands regional maritime trade.
Views: 1885
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Baltimore sets new record

September 29 - September 29 - The USA's Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has handled a record amount of containers and general cargo during the fiscal year 2017, which ran from July 1, 2016 through to June 30, 2017.
Views: 991
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Falcon names Ron Jackson

September 27 - September 27 - New York, USA-based Falcon Maritime and Aviation has appointed former Nordana Line vice president Ron Jackson as director of sales.
Views: 1405
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PCN members on the move

September 26 - September 26 - Fortune International Transport and Gebrüder Weiss, both members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), have coordinated the transport of a 60-tonne rotor from Italy to St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Jaxport goes green

September 26 - September 26 - Following a nationwide executive search to fill the vacant position, the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida, USA, has named Eric Green as chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 1485
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SAL reflags vessels

September 25 - September 25 = Following Germany-based Harren and Partner's acquisition of SAL Heavy Lift, which was previously owned by Japan's “K” Line, the heavy lift carrier will reflag six of its vessels to the German flag.
Views: 2120
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Mammoet completes Canadian mine

September 21 - September 21 - Mammoet has completed all the major heavy lift operations for the main construction programme of K+S Potash Canada's Bethune Potash mine in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Views: 1084
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Liebherr launches in Lodi

September 20 - September 20 - Liebherr USA has opened a sales and service centre in Lodi, California, as part of its continued expansion in the country.
Views: 958
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Antonov assists with Irma relief

September 18 - September 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported 32 generators from Châteauroux, France to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, onboard one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 1661
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Sparx fly with VD UAC

September 18 - September 18 - Sparx Logistics has signed an agreement of cooperation with Volga-Dnepr Unique Air Cargo (VD UAC), expanding its range of air services to and from Canada.
Views: 942
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Krusel retires at PRPA

September 15 - September 15 - Don Krusel has retired as president and ceo of the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA), Canada, after leading the organisation for 25 years.
Views: 1086
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Africaborg sold and re-delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Royal Wagenborg has announced that the 17,300 dwt multipurpose vessel Africaborg has been sold and delivered to new owners, meaning the Dutch shipping line will no longer charter the vessel.
Views: 1831
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Atlas Air flies for DHL

September 14 - September 14 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) has placed a Boeing 747-400 freighter with DHL Global Forwarding under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance agreement.
Views: 1130
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General Transport delivers in Texas

September 13 - September 13 - General Transport has transported two LNG hyper compressor units and their accessories to a job site in Point Comfort, Texas, USA.
Views: 1372
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PPG celebrates its 10th anniversary

September 12 - September 12 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) held its tenth anniversary conference at the Langham Hotel in Melbourne, Australia from September 6-8.
Views: 609
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Construction continues at Derince

September 11 - September 11 - Turkey's Safiport Derince has commenced piling of its new container terminal, as part of a USD350 million project which will increase the port's 1.8 km berths with a 490 m container berth and a 450 m ro-ro berth.
Views: 1473
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Motor moves to Point Comfort

September 11 - September 11 - Switzerland-based General Transport and BNSF Logistics Canada have transported a motor from the General Electric (GE) factory in Peterborough to the Port of Oshawa, Canada.
Views: 1530
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BNSFL completes Canadian rig move

September 8 - September 8 - BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) Canada has transported a rig from Alberta, Canada to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, USA.
Views: 1121
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Bahri rolls in to the Big Easy

September 8 - September 8 - Bahri Logistics' 26,000 dwt multipurpose ro-ro vessel, Bahri Yanbu, has called at the Port of New Orleans (Port Nola), USA marking the commencement of its ro-con service connecting the port with the Mediterranean, Middle East and India.
Views: 1325
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Bastiaansen steps up at Wagenborg

September 7 - September 7 - Gerard Bastiaansen, previously project manager in Canada, Australia and USA, has succeeded Ton Klijn as ceo of Wagenborg Nedlift.
Views: 1483
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Fairplay Shipping delivers in Germany

September 7 - September 7 - Danish Project Cargo Network (PCN) member, Fairplay Shipping recently oversaw the movement of four out-of-gauge (OOG) CO2 production units by truck from Denmark to Bremen, Germany, before being shipped to Algiers, Algeria.
Views: 2427
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Contracts roll in for Dockwise

September 7 - September 7 - Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded a number of marine transport contracts, with a combined contract value of approximately USD50 million.
Views: 1922
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CakeBoxx launches latest box

September 7 - CakeBoxx Technologies will introduce the BreakBulkBoxx 45 ft shipping container at the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Intermodal Expo in Long Beach, USA on September 18.
Views: 1318
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KOG names Flores

September 6 - September 6 - KOG Transport, a heavy-duty transport and project logistics specialist within the Rhenus Group, has appointed Julian Flores as business development Americas executive at its Houston, USA location.
Views: 1463
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Call to arms on ballast water deadline

September 6 - September 6 - Two days before the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention enters into force, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) chairman is calling on all parties to ensure successful implementation.
Views: 1039
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XLP members on the move

September 5 - September 5 - New Zealand-based Freight Traders Limited (FTL) has collaborated with fellow XLProjects (XLP) member Globe Cargo Logistics (GCL) in China, for the transport of equipment to a power station in the USA.
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Blue Water assists Tahkoluoto

September 5 - September 5 - Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the onshore logistics for the 42 MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm project, on behalf of wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy.
Views: 1760
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PSC slides underground

September 4 - September 4 - Ohio, USA-headquartered PSC Crane & Rigging has supplied a Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and four newly acquired JS250 jacking load shoes to setup and assemble a boring machine at the Dugway Storage Tunnel in Clevel
Views: 1207
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C.H. Robinson grows with Milgram

September 4 - September 4 - Third party logistics (3PL) company C.H. Robinson has acquired Canadian freight forwarder Milgram & Company for approximately CAD62 million (USD50 million).
Views: 1388
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BNSF Logistics keeps its cool

September 1 - September 1 - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of a cold box from Ohio to Arizona, USA.
Views: 1077
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LGH lifts in LA

August 31 - August 31 - Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint for the benchmark weighing of ten ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Los Angeles, USA.
Views: 1482
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Trail King names Kolb

August 31 - August 31 - North American trailer manufacturer, Trail King Industries has appointed Joe Kolb as president.
Views: 932
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Blanchard in at APP

August 31 - August 31 - Elizabeth Blanchard, port commissioner at the Port of Stockton, USA has been named president of the Association of Pacific Ports (APP).
Views: 915
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TCS opens in Mexico

August 29 - August 29 - Air chartering specialist The Charter Store (TCS) has opened an office in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Views: 996
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MTL and UAL double up

August 25 - August 25 - Shipping lines, Maritime Transport Logistics (MTL) and Universal Africa Lines (UAL) have reached an agreement to cooperate with their services to Mauritania and Senegal.
Views: 1584
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Swire serves Micronesia

August 25 - August 25 - From September 2017, Swire Shipping will introduce a fixed weekly service to Guam and Saipan, in cooperation with American President Line (APL).
Views: 1670
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BNSF keeps on track

August 24 - August 24 - BNSF Logistics has transported four transformers by rail from the Port of Houston, Texas to Fairbanks, Indiana, USA.
Views: 1126
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Atlas Air on the double

August 22 - August 22 - Atlas Air has agreed to operate a second Boeing 747-400 freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an opportunity for additional aircraft in the future.
Views: 1056
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B&G skids in Louisiana

August 21 - August 21 - B&G Crane Service has removed and replaced five heat exchangers at a project in Calcasieu, Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1083
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Semi-sub will move USS Fitzgerald

August 18 - August 18 - The US Navy has confirmed that it will use a heavy lift semi-submersible ship to transport the damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald from Japan back to the USA.
Views: 1537
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Chapman completes pipe move

August 16 - August 16 - Chapman Freeborn's Dubai office has coordinated the transport of 60 tons (54.4 tonnes) of pipe spooling from Sharjah, UAE to Houston, USA, on board a Boeing 747.
Views: 1583
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MACS adds Charleston to MTA

August 15 - August 15 - MACS has added the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, USA to its North West Continent to North America service (MTA).
Views: 1452
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UTC grows in Guyana

August 14 - August 14 - UTC Overseas has expanded its presence in Guyana with the appointment of Bob Stevens, the firm's Caribbean field director, to support its recently opened Guyanese office.
Views: 1773
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Mammoet moves multimodal

August 14 - August 14 - Mammoet has transported an 800,000-lbs (362.9-tonne) process vessel from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Robinson, Illinois, USA.
Views: 1139
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Crowley and King Ocean expand services

August 14 - August 14 - Port Everglades, USA, has announced that King Ocean Services and Crowley Caribbean Services, both long-standing customers have entered into a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) that will expand their reach into Central America.
Views: 832
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BNSFL cement Smart project move

August 11 - August 11 - BNSFL Logistics and Smart Logistics have transported cement making equipment from the Port of Izmir, Turkey to the Port of Caldera, Costa Rica.
Views: 1181
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BLRT's dock floats to Klaipeda

August 11 - August 11 - Earlier this month, BLRT Grupp's 11,000-ton (9,979-tonne) floating dock was loaded on board the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard at the Adriatic Shipyard Bijela in Montenegro, for onward transportation to Klaipeda, Lithuani
Views: 1361
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HHL assists Pirie project

August 9 - August 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL), on behalf of Geodis, has transported 13 modules, measuring over 147,124 cu m, from China to Australia to help with the redevelopment of the Nyrstar Smelter in Port Pirie.
Views: 1638
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CLA launches Mexico connection

August 9 - August 9 - CargoLogicAir (CLA) will launch its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.
Views: 2077
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Breakbulk benefits from tolls restructure

August 9 - August 9 - The Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama has officially approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors.
Views: 796
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Atlantic Coastal readies for launch

August 9 - August 9 - Later this year, Miami, USA-based Atlantic Coastal Shipping (ACS) plans to begin a regular weekly fixed-day shipping service on the US East Coast, as well as a regular fixed nine-day Caribbean feeder service.
Views: 994
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DICA pads out ICUEE line-up

August 8 - August 8 - DICA Outrigger Pads will showcase design updates to its ProStack interlocking cribbing system and introduce the Cavity Pad Plus range of outrigger pads at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), in Kentucky, USA,
Views: 679
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Indiana-Burns development on track

August 8 - August 8 - The US Department of Transportation has recommended to Congress that the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor receive one of 10 Fastlane small project grants for 2017.
Views: 1289
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Volga-Dnepr eyes up AN-124 replacement

August 7 - August 7 - Volga-Dnepr is exploring the prospects for the development of a replacement super-heavy cargo transporter, which it hopes will be 35 - 40 percent more efficient than the Antonov AN-124, both technically and economically.
Views: 1952
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ZPMC confirms GPO stake

August 7 - August 7 - China's Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has confirmed that it is taking a 50 percent shareholding in Greenland Heavylift Holdings (Hong Kong).
Views: 1832
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Europe Cargo completes pipe project

August 4 - August 4 - Europe Cargo, member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Belgium, has handled the unloading of 20 pipes, ranging in length from 39.2 m to 44 m, at the Port of Zeebrugge.
Views: 1832
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Crowley tow-out for US Gulf installation

August 3 - August 3 - Crowley Maritime's ocean class tugboats and 455-series high-deck strength barges recently played an integral role in the tow-out and installation of Hess' Stampede tension-leg platform (TLP) in the deep waters of the US Gulf.
Views: 638
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Leadership changes at Intermarine

August 3 - August 3 - Al Stanley has stepped down as president and ceo of project, breakbulk and heavy lift cargo carrier Intermarine, effective immediately.
Views: 1583
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Seaboard Marine enhances services

August 3 - August 3 - Effective August 23, 2017, Seaboard Marine will begin offering two weekly sailings from PortMiami to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica, both having a three day transit, one leaving Miami every Wednesday, the other every Friday.
Views: 1157
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Bishop Lifting takes Matex Wire Rope

August 3 - August 3 - SBP Holdings, through its wholly owned subsidiary Bishop Lifting Products, has acquired Kilgore, USA-based, Matex Wire Rope.
Views: 1503
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ACS grows in Canada

August 2 - August 2 - The Canadian office of Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved to larger premises in Toronto to facilitate its growth plans in the country.
Views: 979
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Crystal clear job for ALE

August 2 - August 2 - ALE's joint venture in Canada, ALE Roll-Lift, has transported a 258-tonne crystalliser for JNE Welding and Veolia Water Solutions in Saskatchewan.
Views: 877
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B747 trio to fly for Hong Kong Air Cargo

August 2 - August 2 - Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) has placed three Boeing 747-400 freighters with Hong Kong Air Cargo Carrier, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines, under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.
Views: 584
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Roberts named at Foss

August 2 - August 2 - Washington, USA-based Foss Maritime has appointed Will Roberts as chief commercial officer.
Views: 976
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Transaid trains Ugandan drivers

August 1 - August 1 - Transaid, the international development organisation, has started a major project to develop heavy goods vehicle and passenger service vehicle driver training in Uganda.
Views: 1502
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Cranes on route to Houston

July 28 - July 28 - Three Post-Panamax cranes bound for the Port of Houston's Barbours Cut Container Terminal have departed Shanghai, China on board ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 13.
Views: 1563
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Long Beach appoints to board

July 28 - July 28 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Lou Anne Bynum as president and Tracy Egoscue as vice president of the board of harbor commissioners, while Lori Ann Guzmán has been named secretary of the board.
Views: 1350
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Particle hunter reaches final destination

July 28 - July 28 - ICARUS, the world's largest liquid argon particle hunter, has arrived at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois.
Views: 2390
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DrayQ relaunched

July 28 - July 28 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has relaunched the DrayQ mobile application to help speed the flow of cargo along local freight corridors, reduce truck-related air emissions, and save fuel.
Views: 834
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SRT ties-down Nola shipment

July 27 - July 27 - SRT Transportation Solutions has handled the shipment of a 306-ton (277.6-tonne) reactor vessel from the Port of New Orleans (Port Nola) to a facility within Louisiana.
Views: 1009
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Manitowoc helps bridge the gap

July 26 - July 26 - Kraemer North America is replacing an 84-year-old truss bridge, the 2,482 ft (757 m)-long Savanna-Sabula Bridge near Savanna, Illinois, using a barge-mounted Manitowoc MLC300 equipped with VPC-MAX, hired from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental (Dawes)
Views: 1385
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City Union's final push to Kentucky

July 25 - July 25 - City Union Logistics, on behalf of its client Otto Junker, transported a pushing furnace from a factory in Changshu, China to the project site in Kentucky, USA.
Views: 1183
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Compass is Paramount for Magni delivery

July 25 - July 25 - Compass Forwarding has been selected by New Jersey, USA-based Paramount Equipment to manage the international shipments of Italian-made Magni Telescopic handlers.
Views: 681
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Laser leaves Compass beaming

July 24 - July 24 - Compass Forwarding has completed the movement of what it claims to be the world's largest metal fabrication laser.
Views: 1588
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Talleyrand cargo generates buzz

July 21 - July 21 - Stevedores employed by Seonus, a tenant at the Port of Jacksonville, USA, have unloaded a 108,000-lb (49-tonne) generator at the port's Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
Views: 1028
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Grimaldi's Grande delivery

July 21 - July 21 - The Grimaldi Group has taken delivery of the pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Grande Baltimora, the first of a series of three sister ships manufactured at Jinling Shipyard, China.
Views: 1206
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Joumblat in at Long Beach

July 20 - July 20 - Sam Joumblat has been appointed as managing director of finance and administration at the Port of Long Beach, effective August 7.
Views: 1650
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Röhlig adds offices

July 19 - July 19 - German logistics provider, Röhlig is continuing on its course of growth with new offices in Asia, Central America and the USA.
Views: 1430
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Peking ducks into Combi Lift

July 19 - July 19 - The steel-hulled, four-masted barque Peking has been successfully loaded on the semi-submersible Combi Dock III in New York Harbour for transport to Germany onboard the Combi Lift vessel.
Views: 1264
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Ocean crossing for particle hunter

July 17 - July 17 - ICARUS, the world's largest liquid argon particle hunter has been shipped from Europe to North America.
Views: 1171
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Van der Linden in SkyTeam

July 14 - July 14 - SkyTeam Cargo, a global airline alliance, has appointed Nico Van der Linden as vice president of cargo alliance.
Views: 1411
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Japanese provide ONE details

July 14 - July 14 - Even though some jurisdictions have yet to approve the merger, Japan's three large container lines have set out details of their new Ocean Network Express (ONE) organisation.
Views: 1883
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Scott Powerline adds Tadano Mantis crawler

July 14 - July 14 - Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment, based in Louisiana, USA, has added a Tadano Mantis telescopic crawler crane - the GTC- 600 - to its rental fleet.
Views: 881
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All aboard for record shipment

July 12 - July 12 - The Peters & May Group has transported 45 yachts on board Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL New York.
Views: 1418
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Four flights for fast response

July 12 - July 12 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported 197 tonnes of automotive machinery from Japan to the USA for Nippon Express.
Views: 923
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Dan Czech doubles up

July 11 - July 11 - Dan Czech Special Transport has transported a 60-tonne boiler from Chlebovice, in the Czech Republic to the Port of Antwerp for onward transportation to the USA.
Views: 1040
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Rhenus expands in Rotterdam

July 10 - July 10 - In Rotterdam, Rhenus Logistics has opened a 275 m quay at its Deep Sea Terminal on Maasvlakte, adding to the 500 m quay it already operates on the south side of the terminal.
Views: 1745
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Europacific presses ahead

July 10 - July 10 - Europacific Logistika has transported a 82-ton (74.4-tonne) press from Busan, South Korea to Hungary onboard a container vessel.
Views: 1012
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Bahri adds Alexandria

July 10 - July 10 - Bahri Logistics has added Alexandria Port to its North American breakbulk and ro-ro service, linking the Egyptian port to the USA, the Middle East and India.
Views: 1454
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Welton ships tanks by the dozen

July 7 - July 7 - Welton Shipping recently executed an unusual task for the Genesee Brewery in Rochester, New York, completing the transportation by barge of 12 huge beer fermentation tanks 225 miles (362 km), from Waterford near Albany, to Rochester in New York S
Views: 1810
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Daseke adds Steelman companies

July 7 - July 7 - Texas, USA-based Daseke has added the Steelman Companies to the Daseke group of companies.
Views: 1194
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Pangea members' Grand Egyptian moves

July 5 - July 5 - Since January, Trans.Al Logistic has been delivering steel and glass components for the construction of the facade of the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
Views: 1786
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Liebherr on hand in Tula

July 3 - July 3 - Mexican crane contractor ESEASA, has lifted and installed six tanks at the Miguel Hidalgo oil refinery in Tula, on behalf of construction contractor ICA Fluor.
Views: 1326
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Trucks hold the key to reducing oil demand

July 3 - July 3 - Improving the efficiency of freight transport by road is critical to reducing the growth in oil demand, carbon emissions and air pollution over the next decades, according to the latest report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Views: 1105
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Cargolux adds Atlanta

June 30 - June 30 - Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta, USA to its destinations served from Zhengzhou, China (CGO), becoming the second US-destination, after Chicago, to receive direct connections to and from Cargolux's Chinese hub.
Views: 923
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Canaveral's OOG handling sky-rockets

June 30 - June 30 - SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket booster has returned to Port Canaveral, USA on board the drone ship, Of Course I Still Love You, after its successful launch and landing on June 23.
Views: 1548
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Delta delivers in Albania

June 29 - June 29 - Delta Maritime has delivered five out-of-gauge (OOG) generator sets (gensets) from Piraeus Port, Greece to Fier in Albania for Bankers Petroleum Albania.
Views: 1310
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FiberMax receives US patent

June 29 - June 29 - DICA has received its first US patent for the manufacturing process of its FiberMax crane pads. DICA states that this new process allows the pads to be a lighter weight than other products.
Views: 1087
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Oxbo adds equipment

June 28 - June 28 - Oxbo Mega Transport Solutions has added a Greiner 250-tonne capacity high beam system and two 13-axle Aspen Perimeter Trailers.
Views: 948
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It's as easy as ABC for Mammoet

June 27 - June 27 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 385-tonne bridge structure in Edmonton, Canada for Supreme Group.
Views: 1219
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Demag launches AC 300-6

June 27 - June 27 - Demag has launched the six-axle AC 300-6 all terrain crane, which boasts a 300-tonne lift capacity and features an 80 m main boom.
Views: 927
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Demand drivers give rise to optimism

June 27 - June 27 - Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for vessels in the multipurpose shipping sector, according to global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Views: 1406
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CraneWorks goes Demag for five-axle

June 26 - June 26 - Terex Cranes distributor CraneWorks has taken delivery of a Demag AC 220-5, which Terex claims is one of the first Demag five-axle all terrain cranes in the USA.
Views: 1341
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Metro Ports gains Great Lakes base

June 22 - June 22 - The Ports of Indiana has named Metro Ports as the bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor as of July 1, managing the loading and unloading of shipments for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes, including pr
Views: 1563
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Officers elected at Freeport

June 22 - June 22 - Port Freeport, USA has elected Paul Kresta chairman of the port commission and John Hoss as port commission vice chairman.
Views: 865
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UAL launches Latin America service

June 21 - June 21 - Universal Americas Lines, a newly introduced brand within the Universal Africa Lines (UAL) Alliance, has announced a service to Latin America and the Caribbean, departing from the US Gulf with the first sailing scheduled for mid July.
Views: 798
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AD Ports lines up Fujairah development

June 21 - June 21 - Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah, UAE have signed a 35-year concession agreement, granting the former exclusive rights to develop port infrastructure and manage its operations.
Views: 995
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Cut and dried shipment for Röhlig Spain

June 20 - June 20 - Röhlig Spain, the Spanish sister company of Röhlig Projects, has handled the shipment of a rotary drying machine drum from Spain to Australia, working on behalf of Spain's Rocalor, which supplies direct heated rotary dryers for drying different
Views: 1185
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Tacoma names Vandenberg

June 20 - June 20 - The Port of Tacoma, USA has appointed Jane Vandenberg as director of engineering.
Views: 1281
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HLPFI - May/June 2017 - now available!

June 20 - HLPFI's May/June 2017 digital edition is now available to view and is packed full of useful information. Click here to see more.
Views: 1482
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Port Manatee dedicates rebuilt Berth 9

June 19 - June 19 - Port Manatee's Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads as a result of the completion of a reconstruction project in association with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Views: 1062
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Mustang Cat opts for Shuttlelift

June 16 - June 16 - Shuttlelift has delivered a 100,000-lb (45.4-tonne) capacity SB50 rubber-tyred gantry crane to Mustang Cat Power Systems in Houston, USA.
Views: 890
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MHIA contracts KOG in Texas

June 16 - June 16 - MHIA (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc) has awarded KOG Transport Inc, a member of the Rhenus Group, the contract for Customs clearance and onshore transport for general cargo on its Polymer Project in Texas.
Views: 824
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Nicole Foss completes tug trio

June 14 - June 14 - The final of three tugs designed to operate in the extreme conditions of the Arctic, Nicole Foss, was christened at the Foss Waterway Seaport in Tacoma, USA and will enter service this summer.
Views: 847
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Hebron heads to final position

June 13 - June 13 - The Hebron project has announced that it has commenced the tow-out of the platform from the Bull Arm construction site, Mosquito Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, to the Hebron field in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin, located about 350 km offshore Newfou
Views: 879
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Maxim completes Coast acquisition

June 12 - June 12 - Maxim Crane Works has completed the acquisition of Coast Crane Company, an indirect subsidiary of Essex Rental Corp.
Views: 1645
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Gruber moves rail by sea

June 12 - June 12 - Gruber Logistics has managed the shipment of a Matisa railway ballast cleaner from Porto d'Ascoli, Italy to Veracruz, Mexico.
Views: 1446
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Politics hinders Ex-Im Bank

June 9 - June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a
Views: 2447
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Volga-Dnepr moves in Myanmar

June 9 - June 9 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has used a combination of a Boeing 747 scheduled service and an Ilyushin IL-76TD-90VD charter flight to deliver a 12.66-tonne gas turbine to a power station in Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 926
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More moves for PCN members

June 8 - June 8 - Nonpareil International Freight & Cargo, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Philippines, has transported a kiln shell from Croatia to the Philippines, with assistance from TransOcean Shipping, PCN member in Slovenia, Croatia, Hung
Views: 2854
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WWPC duo deliver in Kenya

June 8 - June 8 - Houston, USA-based BNSF Logistics and Smart Logistics Istanbul in Turkey have arranged the shipment of 23 tons (20.1 tonnes) of cement making equipment to Mombasa, Kenya.
Views: 1475
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Largest Sasol lifts completed

June 7 - June 7 - Mammoet has transported and installed an ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol (EOEG) reactor and wash tower for Sasol's Ethane Cracker and Derivatives project in Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1188
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Mammoet turns around in Texas

June 6 - June 6 - Mammoet USA's Crane Services Division has successfully completed its first turnaround at Pasadena Refining System Inc. (PRSI) in Texas.
Views: 1149
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Edwards adds to its fleet

June 6 - June 6 - Edwards Moving & Rigging, specialists in heavy lifting and multimodal transport solutions, has acquired four six-axle Goldhofer ADDrives, which it claims are the first to be used in the USA.
Views: 1220
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Atlas Air flies for Yangtze

June 6 - June 6 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will lease a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft to Yangtze River Express Airlines on an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.
Views: 659
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LOC Renewables launches

June 5 - June 5 - The LOC Group has launched LOC Renewables, a specialised division to bring the group's broad capabilities to the offshore renewable energy sector.
Views: 1074
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LPL active in Egypt Megaproject

June 2 - June 2 - LPL Group has completed the last installation at a 4.8 GW combined-cycle power plant under construction in Beni Suef, Egypt.
Views: 1744
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Cranes on the double

May 31 - May 31 - Intermarine's recent delivery of two mobile harbour cranes marked the start of Yilport Holding's investment in Ecuador's Puerto Bolivar container terminal.
Views: 1731
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Tranformers skid to final position

May 30 - May 30 - Hydra-Slide's hydraulic skidding systems, supplied and operated by M&J Total Transport & Rigging (TTR), have been utilised in the Maritime Link project in Canada.
Views: 927
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Asia Energy Logistics pulls out of semi-sub deal

May 30 - May 30 - HLPFI understands that Hong Kong-based Asia Energy Logistics (AEL) has backed away from a previously announced deal that it would be buying GPO Grace, a 65,000-dwt semi-submersible newbuilding, launched in December last year at China Shipbuilding
Views: 1158
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Peking to cross the atlantic

May 26 - May 26 - Bremen-based Combi Lift has been chosen as the logistics partner of Stiftung Hamburg Maritim (Hamburg Maritime Foundation) for the transport of the historic windjammer Peking.
Views: 1369
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Kenagy named deputy

May 24 - May 24 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Duane Kenagy as its deputy executive director.
Views: 1265
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FLS discharges in NOLA

May 24 - May 24 - FLS Projects USA has discharged air filter equipment, with a volume of 2,200 cu m, in New Orleans.
Views: 867
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BBC launches Euro-Gulf service

May 22 - May 22 - BBC Chartering will launch the BBC Euro-Gulf Express Line service, departing every fortnight from Europe to the US Gulf, starting in mid-June, 2017.
Views: 1542
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Fagioli slides to replace

May 22 - May 22 - Fagioli has utilised its 500-ton (453.6-tonne) capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and other rigging equipment to remove and replace a 230,000 lb (104.3-tonne) pipe bending machine.
Views: 1292
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Kalitta takes a Boeing

May 19 - May 19 - USA-based Kalitta Air has taken delivery of the first of two leased Boeing 747-400Fs from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
Views: 573
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MACS appoints Swedish agent

May 19 - May 19 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has appointed Aseco AB as its agent in Sweden.
Views: 1610
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UYT loads in Everglades

May 18 - May 18 - United Yacht Transport (UYT) has loaded 19 yachts on board Intermarine's heavy lift vessel Industrial Guide in Port Everglades, USA.
Views: 2067
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National and Navitrans fly around the world

May 18 - May 18 - National Airlines and Navitrans USA have launched a weekly scheduled round-the-world (RTW) freighter service utilising a Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 1204
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Spliethoff sets sail to Sagunto

May 17 - May 17 - Following the extension of its Medliner service into Veracruz, Mexico, Spliethoff has added the Port of Sagunto, Spain to the schedule.
Views: 876
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Tidewater to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

May 15 - May 15 - Hampered by a global slowdown in oil-drilling activity and a prolonged slump in oil prices, New Orleans, USA-based Tidewater Inc announced that it will file a prepackaged bankruptcy plan aimed at removing USD1.6 billion in debt.
Views: 900
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Malaysia to lift cabotage rules

May 15 - May 15 - Effective June 1, 2017, the government of Malaysia will abolish its cabotage restrictions on routes between East Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak and Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan).
Views: 1066
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Rhenus expands global services

May 15 - May 15 - The Rhenus Group will increase the number of its business sites in the Asia/Pacific region by more than ten percent during 2017 to support the expansion of its sea and airfreight business divisions.
Views: 1571
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Commissioners continue at Freeport

May 12 - May 12 - John Hoss and Shane Pirtle will retain their seats on the Port Freeport Commission, in the USA, serving six-year terms.
Views: 750
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Jones Act changes postponed

May 12 - May 12 - In a sharp reversal for US offshore service companies, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) withdrew its proposed changes to Jones Act rules that could have shut the door to foreign-flag operators in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 1231
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Mammoet expands in USA with acquisition

May 12 - May 12 - Mammoet has acquired USA-based George Young Company, which specialises in rigging, machinery installation and heavy hauling.
Views: 1505
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Antonov plans US expansion

May 11 - May 11 - Antonov Airlines has confirmed that it will establish a presence in the USA and Hong Kong as part of its ambitious international expansion plans.
Views: 1693
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SC&R appoints officers

May 9 - May 9 - During its annual conference in Arizona, USA the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) appointed officers to its SC&R Foundation - its non-profit organisation promoting research projects, scholarships, grants, and education in the hea
Views: 1706
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WWL is shipshape in Bristol

May 9 - May 9 - To support increased cargo flows from the UK, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added the Port of Bristol as a regular call on its Europe to the US West Coast service.
Views: 1042
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Maxim eyes up Coast acquisition

May 8 - May 8 - Maxim Crane Works and Essex Rental Corp have entered into a stock purchase agreement, in which Maxim will acquire Coast Crane Company, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Essex.
Views: 1634
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XLP members keeping busy

May 4 - May 4 - FLS Projects in Taiwan, a member of the XLProjects (XLP) network, has delivered an oversized plastic forming machine, with accessories, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan to Busan, South Korea.
Views: 2379
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PLA raises membership in Antwerp

May 3 - May 3 - The Project Logistics Alliance (PLA) network held its first annual event, with 40 members attending the meeting in Antwerp, Belgium last week.
Views: 1716
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Daseke builds open-deck trucking group

May 3 - May 3 - Daseke Inc, one of the largest owners of open-deck transportation equipment in North America, is merging with fellow open-deck truck operators The Schilli Cos and Big Freight Systems Inc.
Views: 1394
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Mammoet moves for Phillips 66

May 3 - May 3 - Mammoet has completed a lift of coke drums at the Phillips 66 Lake Charles refinery in Louisiana, USA with its 5,000-ton (4535.9-tonne) capacity PTC 140 crane.
Views: 1121
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Berard doubles up

May 2 - May 2 - Berard has transported a 67-tonne boiler from Mississippi to Nevada, USA utilising a 12-axle Trail King specialised trailer and a Peterbilt tractor.
Views: 1335
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Cargolux profits tumble in volatile 2016

May 1 - May 1 - Cargolux Airlines carried almost 1 million tonnes of cargo on its global freight network during a volatile 2016. However, the carrier's profit fell some 90 percent year-on-year from USD49 million in 2015 to USD5.5 million in 2016; revenues fell by
Views: 1643
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Port promotions in the USA

May 1 - May 1 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Elizabeth Gotelli as chief financial and administrative officer (cfao).
Views: 1615
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Port of Palm Beach signs ten-year contract

April 28 - April 28 - The Port of Palm Beach District approved a new ten-year contract with its largest tenant, Tropical Shipping, in an agreement that includes options for both parties to extend the partnership with four five-year terms.
Views: 1231
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OL obtains Orion

April 27 - April 27 - OL International has acquired Orion Marine - a project steamship agent specialising in delivering project, oversized and hazardous cargo.
Views: 907
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Xellz expands by five

April 26 - April 26 - Xellz has announced the opening of five offices at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1407
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G2 Ocean to go live

April 24 - April 24 - The joint venture between Gearbulk and Grieg Star - G2 Ocean - will begin operations on May 1, 2017.
Views: 2098
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Port Manatee extends Veracruz link

April 21 - April 21 - Port Manatee has extended its agreement with World Direct Shipping to maintain its weekly service between the Florida Gulf Coast port and the Mexican state of Veracruz, for up to five more years.
Views: 1007
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Luttfring joins Talbert

April 21 - April 21 - Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Bob Luttfring as its southeast regional sales manager.
Views: 1272
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Eastland joins Seko Logistics

April 20 - April 20 - John Eastland has been appointed president of Seko Logistics' aerospace and aviation division.
Views: 1686
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Grimaldi goes down Mexico way

April 19 - April 19 - The Grimaldi Group has launched a direct service to Mexico, dedicated to the transport of cars, rolling freight and project cargo
Views: 959
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GSL gains Demag

April 19 - April 19 - Mexico-based crane and logistics company Gruas y Soluciones Logisticas (GSL) has added a Demag AC 220-5 all terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1246
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Ex-Im Bank to get full functionality?

April 18 - April 18 - In the USA, many have welcomed President Trump's announcement last Friday naming former Congressmen Scott Garrett and Spencer Bachus as nominees to the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) board of directors.
Views: 1391
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Senior lifts at Crane Worldwide

April 18 - April 18 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed six vice presidents (vp), which it claims demonstrates an increased focus on services and tailored supply chain solutions.
Views: 1622
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Cordero called in at Long Beach

April 18 - April 18 - The Port of Long Beach, USA, has appointed Mario Cordero as the port's executive director.
Views: 1303
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Granite starts rail construction at Everett

April 18 - April 18 - Granite Construction has started work on a 3,300 ft (1,005.8 m) double rail siding near the south terminal of the Port of Everett, USA.
Views: 1001
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ABS braves it in Houston

April 18 - April 18 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has broken ground on the development of its global headquarters, CityPlace 2, in Houston, USA.
Views: 1001
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Indiana opens season with a Briese

April 14 - April 14 - The first ocean vessel of the year arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor - the 413 ft (125.8 m) heavy lift vessel BBC Mont Blanc marking the official opening of the international shipping season.
Views: 1513
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Emirates' sees a flying boat

April 14 - April 14 - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported the New Zealand Aotearoa - Emirates Team New Zealand's race boat - from Auckland to Bermuda for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup sailing competition which will begin in late Ma
Views: 840
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GPA marches to a new record

April 12 - April 12 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported a 9.8 percent increase in total tonnage across all of its terminals in March, 2017, moving 2.89 million tons (2.62 million tonnes), marking the busiest March in the authority's history.
Views: 993
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An Ace loading in Mumbai

April 11 - April 11 - Ace Trading & Logistics, an India-based freight and project cargo forwarding company, has loaded a yacht on board Bahri's ro-ro vessel, Bahri Jazan, at Mumbai Port, India from where it was shipped to Savannah, USA.
Views: 1526
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ABC adds Taipei

April 11 - April 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched its 12th destination in the Asia Pacific region with a twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter service to Taipei, Taiwan.
Views: 1529
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SOL is sailing with seven

April 11 - April 11 - Swedish Orient Line (SOL) has increased the capacity and sailing frequency of its Gothenburg, Sweden - Zeebrugge, Belgium service due to the high growth and demand of cargo on this route.
Views: 1017
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Mammoet moves MCHE

April 10 - April 10 - Mammoet has completed the transportation and installation of a main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefaction project in southwest Louisiana, USA.
Views: 1516
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Ryan in as ABC vice president

April 10 - April 10 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has promoted Vince Ryan to the post of vice president, North and South America.
Views: 1419
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WaterFront expands

April 7 - April 7 - Global ship agency WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has expanded by adding five new network partners across North and South America as well as the UK, in a move that provide it with a further 57 offices and access to more than 400 staff
Views: 1799
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Vancouver breaks tonnage record

April 6 - April 6 - The Port of Vancouver USA handled more than 7.49 million tonnes of cargo during 2016 - eight percent more than the port's 2015 record of 6.95 million tonnes.
Views: 830
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Terex books 27-crane order from Bigge

April 6 - April 6 - Bigge Crane and Lifting, headquartered in San Leandro, USA , has ordered 27 new Terex cranes that will join its rental fleet over the next several months.
Views: 933
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FLS moves in Myanmar

April 6 - April 6 - FLS Projects has completed the discharging operations for ten heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) modules, shipped from South Korea and Vietnam to a 250 MW combined cycle project in Myingyan, Myanmar.
Views: 1589
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Spliethoff off to Veracruz

April 6 - April 6 - Following the end of Nordana/Weco's 60 year-old service from the Mediterranean to the Americas, shipping line Spliethoff has revealed that it is extending its Medliner service to include a direct call at Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 1793
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Silk Way West adds fifth B747-8F

April 6 - April 6 - Boeing has delivered a fifth B747-8 Freighter to Silk Way West Airlines, completing the airline's fleet modernisation programme.
Views: 1127
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Mammoet expands in Peace

April 5 - April 5 - Mammoet Canada has opened a branch operation in Grande Prairie, in the Peace River Country.
Views: 1526
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Schneider goes for IPO

April 5 - April 5 - Green Bay, USA-based trucking company, Schneider National has launched an initial public offering (IPO) of 28,947,000 shares of its Class B common stock, at an anticipated IPO price between USD18 and USD20 per share.
Views: 1147
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VGM nine months on

April 5 - April 5 - Nine months on since the implementation of the SOLAS amendment requiring the verified gross mass of packed containers (VGM) to be obtained and communicated prior to loading on board a ship at the point of export, anecdotes abound - and do not im
Views: 1243
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Meritor launches heavy haulage axle

April 3 - April 3 - In the USA, Troy, Michigan-based axle giant, Meritor has launched its new P600 Series Tridem heavy haulage planetary axle.
Views: 1305
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LNG tanks ready at Jaxport

April 3 - April 3 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has seen the arrival and installation of two 260-tonne cryogenic liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks onto their foundations at Crowley Maritime Corporation's new shoreside fuelling facility on Tall
Views: 1279
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Jergens joins Crane Worldwide

March 31 - March 31 - John Jergens has joined Crane Worldwide as vice president global sales, based in Dallas, USA.
Views: 1269
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SEKO names Barnes

March 31 - March 31 - SEKO Logistics has named Tony Barnes as chief operating officer (coo) Asia Pacific.
Views: 1754
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Mexico Natie score more machines

March 30 - March 30 - Mexico Natie has ordered two reach stackers and six forklifts from Konecranes, which will bring its fleet of Konecranes lift trucks to 20 machines.
Views: 1398
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It's a gas for Tradelossa

March 30 - March 30 - Tradelossa has completed the transportation and installation of a gas turbine and generator for a combined cycle power plant in Altamira, Mexico.
Views: 800
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PCN members on the move

March 29 - March 29 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have completed several projects, transporting oversized cargo around the world.
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Recovery in sight, says Drewry

March 29 - March 29 - Following another poor year for multipurpose shipping with further erosion of rates making it the worst market in over 10 years, signs of recovery are now evident with momentum expected to build over the next few years, according to global ship
Views: 1667
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Portland picks O'Hollaren

March 28 - March 28 - Ken O'Hollaren has been appointed as marine marketing director at the Port of Portland, USA.
Views: 1169
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Panama's metro gets a Liebherr lift

March 27 - March 27 - Colombian crane contractor, Mamut de Colombia, has utilised several Liebherr mobile cranes in the construction of metro line 2 in Panama City.
Views: 960
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Crowley's cranes make history

March 27 - March 27 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services has taken delivery of three Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan.
Views: 2011
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Trailer Bridge ups service

March 27 - March 27 - Trailer Bridge is offering an additional service from the Port of Jacksonville's (Jaxport) Blount Island Marine Terminal to the Dominican Republic's Santo Domingo port.
Views: 1094
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New media for pilot car escort vehicle training launched

March 24 - March 24 - In the USA, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Freight Management and Operations has developed a number of publications in collaboration with the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) and the Commercial Vehicle Saf
Views: 968
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All change at the top at Daimler

March 24 - March 24 - Following February's resignation of Dr Wolfgang Bernhard at the world's largest heavy truck manufacturer, Daimler Truck and Bus has appointed his successor and announced a new ceo for its North American operation.
Views: 1876
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Shipping not a picnic, says accountant

March 23 - March 23 - Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1652
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Subpoenas for shipping lines


March 22 - March 22 - Reports in the mainstream business media indicate that top executives of several container shipping companies have been subpoenaed by US Justice Department investigators as part of an investigation into price fixing and violation of anti-trust
Views: 1142
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2017 shipping season starts on Great Lakes

March 22 - March 22 - The Port of Hamilton, Canada, has marked the beginning of the 2017 commercial shipping season by welcoming the Calusa Coast tug vessel and its specialised tank barge, the first vessel of the season.
Views: 999
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Kenworth T880 gets factory fitted AWD option

March 22 - March 22 - US truck manufacturer, Kenworth has announced that its heavy duty truck, the T880, is now available with a driven front steering axle, writes HLPFI correspondent, Peter Shakespeare.
Views: 1096
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Crowley steps on the gas with ship launch

March 22 - March 22 - ­ Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine have launched Crowley's new Commitment Class ship El Coquí, one of the world's first combination ro-ro ships powered by liquefied natural gas in Pascagoula, USA
Views: 1875
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Riyadh's metro on track with DHL

March 21 - March 21 - DHL Industrial Projects is undertaking the delivery of 47 Bombardier train sets destined for Riyadh's new metro line from a production site in Mexico to Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1295
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Panama Canal launches scheduling system

March 20 - March 20 - In response to growing traffic through the waterway, the Panama Canal Authority has announced that it will launch a vessel scheduling and maritime resource management system aimed at optimising costs, improving safety and increasing the overall
Views: 515
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Peterson strengthens BP ties

March 20 - March 20 - BP Trinidad and Tobago has awarded Peterson a five-year contract to provide integrated logistics services for its operations in Trinidad and Tobago.
Views: 935
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GPA hits the high notes

March 20 - March 20 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled 2.94 million tons (2.68 million tonnes) of cargo across all of its docks during February 2017 - a 10 percent increase over February 2016.
Views: 1406
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EC re-adopts air cartel decision

March 17 - March 17 - The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine totalling EUR776.465 million (USD834.5 million) for operating a price-fixing cartel.
Views: 1714
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Houston is calling for Bahri

March 17 - March 17 - Saudi Arabia-based Bahri has officially opened an office for Bahri Logistics in Houston and says it will help to expand its breakbulk and project cargo business through a key US gateway.
Views: 1342
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PCN duo on the move

March 16 - March 16 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have transported oversized cargo around the world.
Views: 1631
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XLP members keeping busy

March 16 - March 16 - XLProjects (XLP) members have completed several project cargo shipments.
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IATA launches cargo handling manual

March 16 - March 16 - IATA has launched a Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) in order to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations.
Views: 929
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Volga-Dnepr helps fight Chilean wildfires

March 16 - March 16 - Helicopter Express, based in Georgia, USA, contracted Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport four helicopters to fight the outbreak of wildfires in the Chilean countryside.
Views: 1169
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WWL transports deaeration unit

March 15 - March 15 - British logistics company Central Freight has worked with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to transport a 46-tonne deaeration unit from Sheffield, UK to the USA, utilising a customised ro-ro solution.
Views: 1139
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MIQ opens in Atlanta

March 14 - March 14 - MIQ Logistics has opened a global logistics facility in Atlanta, USA
Views: 1200
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Clipper adds second ship

March 14 - March 14 - Clipper Steel Services has added a second ship into the shuttle service that it launched between the Port of Mobile, USA and Tampico, Mexico in 2014.
Views: 1507
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Tadano unveils rough terrain crane



March 13 - March 13 - Tadano has extended its product range with the GR-1200XL/GR-1100EX, its largest 2-axle model in its rough terrain crane line-up.
Views: 1056
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Scheuerle promotes North American range

March 13 - March 13 - Germany-headquartered specialised trailer manufacturer TII Group has used the CoxExpo convention to promote its range of trailers and specialised handling equipment geared to the North American market.
Views: 1369
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Orders roll in for Link-Belt

March 13 - March 13 - Kentucky-headquartered construction equipment manufacturer Link-Belt sold a number of cranes on the third day of the ConExpo convention in Las Vegas.
Views: 802
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WWPC raises record in Cebu

March 10 - March 10 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised USD43,500 for the Filipino children's charity Albert Schweitzer Familienwerk Foundation at its 17th annual conference at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa in Cebu, the Philippines.
Views: 1824
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Logistec in at Cleveland

March 10 - March 10 - Logistec USA Inc (Logistec), a subsidiary of Logistec Corporation, has signed a 10-year agreement with the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority to operate the Cleveland Bulk Terminal from April 2017.
Views: 1163
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Dynamometer receives a Stute handling

March 9 - March 9 - Stute Logistics was contracted to provide multimodal project services for the transport of a hydraulic dynamometer from Korea to Russia.
Views: 1374
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Greencarrier and JAS form alliance

March 9 - March 9 - Greencarrier Freight Services and JAS Worldwide have formed an alliance to provide freight and logistics services through JAS' global network and Greencarrier's operations in the Nordic and Baltic areas, representing each other exclusively in th
Views: 2071
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Jaxport goes Green

March 9 - March 9 - The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in Florida, USA, has appointed Eric Green, the organisation's senior director of government affairs, as its acting ceo.
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Manitowoc sees business at ConExpo

March 8 - March 8 - ConExpo 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, got off to a quick start from Manitowoc, with several crane purchases being celebrated at the company's booth.
Views: 965
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Results round up

March 8 - March 8 - Gebrüder Weiss has reported total revenues of EUR1.36 billion (USD1.435 billion) for its 2016 financial year, up 6.4 percent in comparison to EUR1.278 billion (USD1.348 billion) achieved in 2015.
Views: 1798
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FLS Projects transports pontoons

March 7 - March 7 - FLS Projects has transported two pontoons, each weighing 126 tons (114.3 tonnes), two link spans and four struts from Vietnam to Australian waters on board a Spliethoff heavy lift ship.
Views: 1618
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Record January for Baltimore

March 7 - March 7 - The Port of Baltimore, USA has reported a record month for general cargo and containers in January 2017.
Views: 1179
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Liberty Global Logistics christens ship

March 7 - March 7 - Liberty Global Logistics (LGL) of Lake Success, New York, has held a naming ceremony at the Port of Beaumont, Texas for the newest US-flag ro-ro ship, Liberty Passion.
Views: 1193
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Mammoet will move for MHIA

March 6 - March 6 - Mammoet has been awarded a contract by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) to support a large polymer production plant expansion project on the US Gulf Coast in Texas.
Views: 1292
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AMI buys into Manica

March 6 - March 6 - AMI International of Mauritius has acquired the Bidvest Group's shareholding in Manica Holdings of South Africa.
Views: 3712
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Alistair steels into Zambia

March 1 - March 1 - Alistair Group has transported oversize steel frames from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Lusaka, Zambia, for use in the construction of a 1 million tonne per year cement plant.
Views: 1066
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New EMEA head at UK P&I

March 1 - March 1 - The UK P&I Club has appointed Susanne Murphy as its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional director.
Views: 1196
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Gamette promoted at Long Beach

March 1 - March 1 - The Port of Long Beach has appointed Sean Gamette as managing director of engineering services.
Views: 1147
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GPA and VPA file agreement

February 27 - February 27 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) have filed the East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).
Views: 1783
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Bahri adds Mumbai office

February 27 - February 27 - Shipping company Bahri has opened a branch office in Mumbai to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Indian maritime industry and lay the foundations to offer diverse shipping services to domestic customers.
Views: 1958
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Erring on the side of caution

February 24 - February 24 - Speaking at a recent Journal of Commerce webinar this week, Susan Oatway, associate director of Drewry Maritime Research, outlined some of the challenges, which still face the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector.
Views: 1799
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Liebherr sends three to Puerto Rico

February 23 - February 23 - Three Liebherr cranes that are currently dominating the skyline at Rushbrook, Ireland, are ship-to-shore container handling cranes which are being loaded onto OHT's semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Albatross.
Views: 1696
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Logistec USA and GCBE join forces

February 23 - February 23 - Logistec USA has formed a joint venture with Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment (GCBE) - Logistec Gulf Coast - to consolidate and expand its bulk cargo handling services in southeast USA and the Gulf region.
Views: 846
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Barnhart secures lift off

February 23 - February 23 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has been chosen by the USA's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide transportation of a mock-up of the core stage of the agency's rocket for deep space missions, the Space Launch System (SLS)
Views: 1239
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Antonov and Air Charter Service team up

February 22 - February 22 - Air Charter Service (ACS) chartered an Antonov AN-124 to deliver a new engine to a Swiss International Airlines Boeing 777-300 aircraft that was grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing.
Views: 1537
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Cranes get capacity lift

February 21 - February 21 - Grove has unveiled the 100-tonne capacity TMS9000-2 truck crane.
Views: 1006
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Rhenus adds in South Korea

February 20 - February 20 - Following its launch into the South Korean market in November 2016, Rhenus Group has opened an office in Busan.
Views: 1166
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BDP grows in Peru

February 20 - February 20 - BDP International has opened an office in Lima, Peru, supporting the logistics and transportation company's efforts to grow its Latin American presence.
Views: 1823
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A strong start for NWSA

February 20 - February 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) reported a 17 percent growth in container cargo for January, handling 301,105 teu.
Views: 870
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Curtain falls on Hanjin Shipping

February 17 - February 17 - Hanjin Shipping has been declared bankrupt by the Seoul Central District Court earlier today, after suffering from rising debt amid a slowdown in the global shipping market.
Views: 1566
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Forwarders criticise protectionism

February 16 - February 16 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), the umbrella organisation for global freight forwarder associations, has commented on the value of free trade, trade facilitation, and trade development in the wake of
Views: 1760
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Steam rises with Tradelossa

February 15 - February 15 - Tradelossa has completed the installation of components using a 570-tonne capacity strand jack lifting system at the Empalme I combined-cycle power plant in Sonora, Mexico.
Views: 593
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Bolloré handles massive loads

February 15 - February 15 - Bolloré Logistics Chile has handled the transportation of a 155-ton (140.6-tonne) transformer from São Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago in Chile using the Antonov AN-225 aircraft.
Views: 1586
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Atlas Air flies for Asiana Cargo

February 15 - February 15 - Altas Air, an Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings company, has entered into an agreement to operate one of its Boeing 747-400 Freighters for Asiana Cargo.
Views: 607
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Mammoet bulks up in USA

February 14 - February 14 - Mammoet USA has added 23 cranes, with capacity ranging from 65 tons (59 tonnes) to 500 tons (453.5 tonnes), to support clients and plants along the US Gulf Coast.
Views: 1269
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PCN round-up

February 13 - February 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members have been busy moving oversized cargo around the globe.
Views: 2472
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LM-100J Super Hercules rolls out

February 13 - February 13 - Lockheed Martin has introduced the latest member of the C-130J Super Hercules family: the LM-100J commercial freighter.
Views: 977
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Saadé replaces Saadé at CMA CGM

February 9 - February 9 - Jacques Saadé has installed his son Rodolphe Saadé as chief executive officer (ceo) of the CMA CGM Group.
Views: 1093
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Peterson partners with Port Cameron

February 9 - February 9 - International energy logistics provider, Peterson, has signed an agreement with Port Cameron to develop a 500-acre (202 ha) deepwater staging port and supply base facility in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 918
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McTyre presses on

February 9 - February 9 - McTyre Trucking Company has delivered a press, with a gross vehicle weight of 357 tonnes, from the Port of Savannah to a stamping facility in Georgia, USA.
Views: 1418
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Seattle appoints interim ceo

February 8 - February 8 - David Soike has been appointed as interim ceo of the Port of Seattle, USA, following the resignation of Ted Fick.
Views: 1103
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First lift for Milwaukee crane

February 7 - February 7 - A 300-ton (272-tonne) capacity Manitowoc crawler crane has made its first lift at the Port of Milwaukee, USA.
Views: 1753
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Pan Ocean back on track

February 7 - February 7 - Mandatory disclosures of financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the full 2016 financial year on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) indicate that shipping company Pan Ocean finished its 2016 financial year with a net profit of US
Views: 1865
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SRT's double delivery

February 3 - February 3 - SRT Transportation Solutions has completed two project cargo deliveries, consisting of a 228-tonne press machine and three identical transformers.
Views: 729
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Worldwide slide for clean energy investment

February 3 - February 3 - According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report, new investment in clean energy worldwide fell by 18 percent last year to USD287.5 billion despite a record year for offshore wind finance.
Views: 2016
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Intermarine bursts into Song

February 3 - February 3 - Arkon Shipping & Projects' latest newbuilding, Industrial Song, has been delivered by the shipyard and entered into long-term employment with heavy lift shipping line Intermarine.
Views: 1783
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An ACE deal for OIA

February 2 - February 2 - OIA Global has acquired American Cargo Express (ACE), which it believes will help expand its North American logistics and supply chain services.
Views: 1749
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XLP trio on the move

February 2 - February 2 - Three members of the XLProjects (XLP) network have completed project cargo deliveries to destinations across the world, including Slovakia, Colombia, Vietnam and the USA.
Views: 1887
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SC&RA's conference confirmed

February 1 - February 1 - The 2017 Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) annual conference will take place at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA from April 18-22.
Views: 1096
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Faymonville shows off in Vegas

January 31 - January 31 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville will be using the forthcoming Conexpo event in Las Vegas, USA to showcase its trailer range made specifically for the North American market.
Views: 548
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Tadano hires Rydbom

January 31 - January 31 - Tadano America, manufacturer of all terrain and rough terrain cranes, has hired Lance Rydbom as regional business manager covering the east coast of the USA.
Views: 855
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New commissioners at Duluth

January 30 - January 30 - The St. Louis County (SLC) board has appointed two new commissioners - Patrick Boyle and Pete Stauber - to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board in the USA.
Views: 1178
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Industrial Terminals activated as FTZ

January 26 - January 26 - Intermarine's Industrial Terminals has been activated as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) under Foreign Trade Zone Board (FTZB) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations.
Views: 739
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Marler makes the cut

January 25 - January 25 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Julianna Marler as permanent chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 1391
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Seajacks Scylla's stay with ROG

January 25 - January 25 - Seajacks Scylla has visited the Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) terminal in the Waalhaven, after her first successful assignment on phase 1 of the Veja Mate Offshore Windpark project.
Views: 1061
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Index reveals positive signs, underpinned by concern

January 24 - January 24 - According to the 2017 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, 43 percent of logistics professionals consider the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) markets growth forecast of 4.6 percent to be too optimistic.
Views: 1645
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Putting the can in Mexican clean fuel

January 20 - January 20 - Tradelossa has completed the delivery of three reactors from the Port of Altamira, Tamaulipas to Salamanca, Guanajuato in Mexico.
Views: 852
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Universal moves like an Egyptian

January 20 - January 20 - Universal Transport has invested in 32 modular axle lines from the Faymonville G-SL series for the transport of various power plant components to Egyptian sites.
Views: 1147
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Landstar expands with new centre

January 20 - January 20 - Landstar System has opened its new US/Mexico logistics service centre in Laredo, Texas.
Views: 1314
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Leman expands its facilities

January 19 - January 19 - Leman has opened new 99,100 sq ft (9,207 sq m) warehouse facilities in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, USA.
Views: 880
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Industry prepares for widespread consolidation

January 17 - Consolidation was the word on everybody's lips at the Breakbulk Americas 2016 exhibition held from September 26-29 in Houston, USA. Annie Roberts reports from the show.
Views: 1918
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Schedule change for Streamlines

January 16 - January 16 - From January 18, the European schedule of Streamlines' Blue Stream service will change; calling at Tilbury before Rotterdam.
Views: 1173
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Alibaba and WCA network partner up

January 13 - January 13 - Global logistics network WCA and global wholesale trading platform, Alibaba.com have concluded a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the Alibaba.com logistics platform for cross-border e-commerce
Views: 1327
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World Bank forecasts higher growth

January 12 - January 12 - The world economy is expected to expand 2.7 percent this year, recovering from a post-crisis low in 2016, thanks to rising commodity prices and Donald Trump's stimulus, the World Bank said in its latest Global Economics Prospects report.
Views: 1451
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New installation at Newfoundland

January 11 - January 11- Fagioli has partnered with RINA Services on the installation of the topsides for the platform at the Hebron oil field, located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Views: 1251
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Simest invests in Fagioli

January 11 - January 11 - Simest, part of the Italian CDP group, has acquired 9 percent of Fagioli Group's subsidiary in North America.
Views: 884
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Kestrel flies with Carpenters

January 10 - January 10 - Kestrel Liner Agencies has been appointed liner agent in the UK, Europe, Africa and the USA for MBf Carpenters Shipping, and can now offer a weekly service to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Views: 2079
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Recovery in sight says Drewry

January 4 - January 4 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report, published by Drewry, the multipurpose shipping market will see the first signs of recovery by the end of 2017.
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Caribbean cargo carried through Jaxport

January 3 - January 3 - Stevedores employed by Seaonus at Jaxport's Talleyrand Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, Florida have moved four massive Caterpillar 770 specialty dump trucks onto a cargo ship bound for a Morton Salt facility in the southern Bahamas.
Views: 1040

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