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Super six for Ekin

December 21 - December 21 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has completed the delivery of six oversize components from Turkey to Azerbaijan.
Views: 803
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M-Star on the double

December 18 - December 18 - M-Star Freight Services recently completed a pair of project moves from multiple points of origin to Russia.
Views: 1477
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Volga-Dnepr in Antarctic airdrop

December 18 - December 18 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed its first ever airdrop by parachuting 208 barrels of fuel from one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft onto a remote airfield in the Antarctic.
Views: 644
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Big lift for Aryamasir

December 18 - December 18 - Aryamasir International Transport has coordinated the transport of a 62-tonne crane from Akchalak, Uzbekistan to Dubai.
Views: 993
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UHL strengthens network

December 16 - December 16 - Effective January 1, 2016, United Heavy Lift (UHL) has agreed a strategic and exclusive cooperation with Poland based EuroAfrica Shipping Lines (ESL).
Views: 1108
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ALE marks Kazakh milestone

December 14 - December 14 - ALE has completed the delivery of cargo for the third phase of the Atyrau Refinery expansion project in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1016
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M-Star shines in Russia

December 14 - December 14 - M-Star Freight Services has coordinated the transport of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes for a petrochemical plant in Russia.
Views: 872
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Gold Star shines in mining move

December 14 - December 14 - Gold Star Consulting has completed the shipment of 139 units of mining equipment from factories in Estonia and Finland to St Petersburg, Russia.
Views: 772
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AsstrA in shield shipment

December 11 - December 11 - AsstrA Heavy Lift has coordinated the transport of a tunnelling shield from France to Belarus for use in the construction of the Minsk Metro's third line.
Views: 1080
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Globalink hits the target

December 4 - December 4 - Kazakhstan headquartered forwarder Globalink was recently contracted to move super-heavy high-pressure columns from Japan to Atyrau.
Views: 1048
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ALE seals Baku deal

December 2 - December 2 - ALE has been awarded a major contract in Azerbaijan for the transportation of oversize and overweight components for the SOCAR fertilisation project.
Views: 939
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Tragedy strikes Volga-Dnepr

November 23 - November 23 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has confirmed that six of its crew members lost their lives during the terror attack in Bamako, Mali on November 20.
Views: 666
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Bronka ready for business

November 20 - November 20 - With a Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour crane installed at the end of September 2015, the first phase of construction at Russia's new deepwater Port of Bronka is now complete.
Views: 1114
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ABC adds Atlanta

November 20 - November 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter flights to Atlanta.
Views: 859
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Satellite takes to sky on AN-124

November 18 - November 18 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown the Türksat 4B communications satellite from Japan to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board an AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 881
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Cargo slides in Hamburg

November 16 - November 16 - The Port of Hamburg handed 1.5 million tonnes of non-containerised cargo in the first nine months of 2015 - down 8.5 percent year-on-year.
Views: 795
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ABC and JAS get things racing

November 13 - November 13 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has collaborated with JAS Worldwide Motorsport Logistics (JAS) to deliver race vehicles to China to compete in the 62nd Macau Grand Prix, taking place from November 19 - 22.
Views: 694
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Bos-Shelf in Kamag buy

November 12 - November 12 - Baku, Azerbaijan based Bos-Shelf has invested in 24 axle lines of Kamag K24 self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 991
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Brunel flies replacement engine

November 11 - November 11 - Brunel Project Cargo coordinated the transport of a new aircraft engine from the UK to Russia, where an aircraft had been grounded with an unserviceable engine.
Views: 769
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PCN duo joins forces

November 11 - November 11 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member in Germany, Russia and Mongolia, Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), joined forces with fellow PCN member in Poland, Scandinavian Express, to deliver a 25-tonne spare part.
Views: 773
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Transafe moves Kazakh plant

November 5 - November 5 - Transafe Logistics has completed the delivery of out-of-gauge components for a mineral processing plant in Karazhal, Kazakhstan.
Views: 725
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ISS files into Odessa

November 4 - November 4 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has opened a new office in Ukraine.
Views: 769
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AGL in Vladivostok first

November 3 - November 3 - Alexander Global Logistics' (AGL) new office in Vladivostok, Russia has completed its first project, with the delivery of seven pieces of Kato machinery.
Views: 956
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Silvasti adds Russia office

November 3 - November 3- Silvasti, Finland's heavy cargo transport specialist has opened an office in St. Petersburg in order to strengthen its market position in Russia.
Views: 756
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GAC eyes oil and gas at Sabetta

October 27 - October 27 - GAC Russia has opened an office at the newly built port of Sabetta, providing ship agency and support services.
Views: 516
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RZD Logistics makes for Iran

October 21 - October 21 - RZD Logistics - a subsidiary of United Transport and Logistics Company (UTLC) - has begun shipping equipment by rail from Russia to Iran for chemical and engineering plant manufacturer Ruzkhimmash.
Views: 903
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Steady levels at St Petersburg

October 20 - October 20 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 6.2 million tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2015, which it says is similar to volumes handled in the same period of 2014.
Views: 688
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Rock on Rockfreight

October 20 - October 20 - DGTL Cargo has been rebranded Rockfreight as it gets ready to move into a large facility in the Dubai World Central free zone adjacent to the much anticipated Al Maktoum International Airport, which will be the largest airport in the world wh
Views: 744
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Volga-Dnepr takes Polet duo

October 19 - October 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a finance lease agreement with Sberbank Leasing to acquire two AN-124-100 Ruslan freighter aircraft, previously operated by Polet Airlines.
Views: 951
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Agility wraps up Linde project

October 16 - October 16 - Agility has completed a complex project for Linde Group's engineering division, which included three heavy lift shipments of chemical plant equipment to Togliatti in the Samara region of Russia.
Views: 1097
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AML delivers Russian plant

October 15 - October 15 - In collaboration with Instar Logistics, Antwerp Metal Logistics (AML) has coordinated the transport of an ammonia converter, two CO2 strippers and a CO2 absorber from Antwerp to Cherepovets, Russia via the Zuidnatie Breakbulk terminal.
Views: 947
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AGL in double crane lift

October 15 - October 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has organised the shipment of two large gantry cranes from Tallinn, Estonia to Angra dos Reis in Brazil.
Views: 1079
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AGL moves engine quartet

October 13 - October 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the shipment of four large diesel engines from Antwerp to Shanghai, China.
Views: 1041
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Pipe dream from Globalink

October 5 - October 5 - Kazakh logistics specialist Globalink has successfully coordinated the delivery of 350 truckloads of over-dimensional cargo for an Asian gas pipeline project.
Views: 994
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Liebherr first gives Bronka a boost

September 30 - September 30 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered its first LHM 800 mobile harbour crane in a heavy lift configuration to the multipurpose terminal at Russia's Port Bronka.
Views: 954
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BBC completes Arctic voyage

September 28 - September 28 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Louisiana has shipped four continuous catalyst regeneration (CCR) modules along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for the Antipinsky refinery in Tyumen, Russia.
Views: 727
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ACS flying high in 2015

September 25 - September 25 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has reported a 41 percent year-on-year increase in business for the first six months of 2015.
Views: 814
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AGL in compressor move

September 22 - September 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of compressor units from Germany to the Russian Republic of Tartastan by road.
Views: 1143
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WWL in CIS expansion

September 22 - September 22 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new office in Baku, Azerbaijan to meet the growing need for logistics providers in the Caucasus region.
Views: 633
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AGL returns to Russia

September 18 - September 18 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of project cargo from Germany and Italy to Kirov, Russia for a stand cold rolling tandem mill.
Views: 803
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First of ZPMC-Red Box module carriers leaves drydock

September 17 - September 17 - Audax, the first of the two PC-3/ARC7 Ice Class module carriers that were ordered by ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services from Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) last year has been floated out from its drydock.
Views: 1048
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Blue Water begins hull move

September 16 - September 16 - Blue Water Shipping has loaded two hull sections, weighing a total of 10,800 tonnes, in Singapore destined for Azerbaijan's Baku Shipyard.
Views: 745
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Growth spurt at ABC

September 16 - September 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported approximately 300,000 tonnes of cargo during the first eight months of 2015 - a 17 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 1174
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AGL puts skids on

September 15 - September 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported four skids, each weighing 35 tonnes and measuring 7.45 x 3.26 x 3.44 m, from Saxony to Berlin in Germany.
Views: 1042
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Nurminen sells projects business

September 11 - September 11 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics has concluded an agreement to sell its specialised transport division, Nurminen Logistics Heavy, to heavy haulage and project forwarding company Ville Silvasti.
Views: 877
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AGL takes to the road

September 10 - September 10 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has delivered 2,000 freight tonnes of equipment for a steel plant from Italy to Belarus by road.
Views: 771
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Heavy duo for Van der Vlist

September 9 - September 9 - Van der Vlist has transported a 410-tonne regenerator and a 275-tonne reactor from Deggendorf, Germany to Kazakhstan via its terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Views: 672
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Volga-Dnepr branches out

September 7 - September 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown 28 cypress trees to Tashkent, Uzbekistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 860
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ABC makes Singapore debut

September 4 - September 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has commenced a twice-weekly direct B747 freighter service to Singapore's Changi Airport from Moscow.
Views: 798
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AGL barges on

September 2 - September 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported eight large lock sections from the German inland port of Regensburg to Romania.
Views: 1097
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Turbine makes Strasbourg stop

September 2 - September 2 - The Port of Strasbourg has received a 370-tonne gas turbine from General Electric's (GE) factory in Belfort, France for final delivery to the Russian city of Kazan.
Views: 940
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Expeditors flies into Incheon

September 2 - September 2 - Expeditors International (UK) has coordinated the delivery of two 50-tonne pumps from Prestwick in Scotland to Incheon, South Korea using an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 858
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Volga-Dnepr packed to the gills

August 28 - August 28 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered a shipment of 1,236,000 Muksun fish to help repopulate the freshwater Ob River basin in northern Russia.
Views: 538
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Heat exchanger travels from Lithuania to Belarus

August 19 - August 19 - Nurminen Logistics, member of the Cargo Equipments Experts (CEE) network for Finland, transported a 100 tonne heat exchanger from Klaipeda Port in Lithuania to Grodno in Belarus earlier this month.
Views: 741
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Red Box set to ship first modules

August 17 - August 17 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that the second of two modules has been loaded onto its recently delivered 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II in Batam for delivery to Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project
Views: 851
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Gruber cements long project

August 10 - August 10 - Intertransport Gruber is currently working on an ongoing project to transport cargo for a large cement plant under construction in Volsk, Russia.
Views: 740
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Modulift plays Shah Deniz part

August 6 - August 6 - Modulift has supplied 27 spreader beams and other below-the-hook equipment to oil and gas specialist Alderley for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 BP project in Azerbaijan.
Views: 896
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Globalink crosses Asia

August 3 - August 3 - Globalink Logistics Group has transported various oversize units of agricultural and farming equipment from China to Georgia.
Views: 684
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'Game on' for Red Box duo

July 28 - July 28 - ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services has confirmed that its 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Red Zed II has departed the CIMC Yantai Raffles Shipyard for Batam, Indonesia, where it will load the first modules for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 1601
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Transafe delivers to Togliatti

July 28 - July 28 - JSC Transafe Logistics has delivered oversize and overweight components for a hydrogen/ammonia plant from Antwerp to Togliatti, Russia.
Views: 689
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Van der Vlist puts trucks to test

July 28 - July 28 - Having recently expanded its fleet of trucks and trailers in Russia, Van der Vlist has used its new equipment to transport a 23.4-tonne heater case from St Petersburg to a production line in Torzhok.
Views: 434
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Mortrans in rare Russian wind project

July 23 - July 23 - Mortrans has coordinated the transport of 14 Vestas V39 wind turbine components from Werdum, Germany to Kola in the Murmansk region of Russia.
Views: 834
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Volga-Dnepr president wins acclaim

July 22 - July 22 - Volga-Dnepr Group president Alexey Isaikin has been awarded fellowship of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) in recognition of his contribution to the industry.
Views: 262
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AGL sends lock downriver

July 22 - July 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has completed the second part of an ongoing project to transport lock sections from Germany to the Romanian inland port of Cernavoda via the Danube river.
Views: 1032
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Record month for ACS

July 21 - July 21 - In June, Air Charter Service (ACS) booked over 1,000 charter contracts for the first time in its history, making it the company's best month on record.
Views: 519
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Semi-sub duo delivered

July 17 - July 17 - Two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessels have been delivered from Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard to United Faith Group and Zhenhua Heavy Industries.
Views: 822
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Transconsult in concrete plant shipment

July 17 - July 17 - Belarus based heavy haulier Transconsult has coordinated the transport of components for a new concrete plant from Ostrava in the Czech Republic to Arkhangelsk, Russia.
Views: 672
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Mining machine heads for mountains

July 17 - July 17 - Universal Transport has shipped a 400-tonne Komatsu construction machine from Germany's Rhineland to a mine in the west of Russia's Sayan Mountains.
Views: 504
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Baku looks to Antwerp

July 16 - July 16 - Azerbaijan's Baku International Sea Trade Port has signed a memorandum of understanding with two Antwerp Port Authority subsidiaries, Port of Antwerp International (PAI) and Antwerp Port Training Centre (APEC), for the provision of consultancy a
Views: 688
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Cargo volumes rise at St Petersburg

July 15 - July 15 - In the first half of 2015, the amount of cargo handled at the Seaport of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) grew by 5 percent year-on-year to 4.3 million tonnes.
Views: 514
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AGL engines ahead

July 8 - July 8 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) for Germany, Russia and Mongolia, has shipped a number of heavy diesel engines from Germany to China, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 696
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RZDL on the ball for World Cup

July 2 - July 2 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) is to provide cargo delivery services for a new stadium being constructed in Rostov-on-Don, for use in the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Views: 573
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CEVA puts gas in TANAP pipeline

June 29 - June 29 - CEVA Logistics has signed a deal with TANAP (Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project) to manage the logistics operations for the movement of giant pipes.
Views: 917
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Gefco wins CAMC contract

June 22 - June 22 - Gefco China has signed a contract with Chinese EPC contractor CAMC Engineering, which included the transport of 50 skip loaders from Khorgos, China to Minsk in Belarus.
Views: 733
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RTL makes Russian reaction

June 22 - June 22 - Russian project logistics provider RTL has delivered equipment from Walter Tosto's facility in Romania to oil and gas company Tatneft's construction facility in Nizhnekamsk.
Views: 1135
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Volga-Dnepr agrees Boeing freighter deal

June 17 - June 17 - Volga-Dnepr Group signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing for 20 747-8 freighters, which have a price of USD7.4 billion and will form part of AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) fleet.
Views: 806
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Meriaura takes from Lehmann

June 16 - June 16 - Meriaura Group's ship management arm VG Shipping has acquired the 4,000 dwt multipurpose vessel Lehmann Bay, which it has renamed Martta VG.
Views: 942
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Russian plant grows with Gold Star

June 16 - June 16 - Gold Star Consulting has delivered six units of out-of-gauge equipment from northern Italy to a plant under construction in Torzhok City, Russia.
Views: 627
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RTGs arrive at Bronka

June 15 - June 15 - The multipurpose vessel Meri has become the first vessel to be handled at the port of Bronka, when it delivered three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to the new Russian gateway from Konecranes in Finland.
Views: 968
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First Russian call for Cargolux

June 15 - June 15 - Cargolux Italia has started a weekly 747 freighter service from Milan Malpensa to airline's Chinese hub, Zhengzhou.
Views: 382
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Expansion pays off for ABC

June 11 - June 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported 180,605 tonnes of cargo across its global route network in the first five months of 2015, which is a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Views: 807
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Dako cements Russia project

June 11 - June 11 - Germany based Dako Worldwide Transport has transported a 185-tonne cement mill over 5,700 km from the manufacturer's location in Austria to a cement factory in Sterlitamak, Russia.
Views: 1110
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Gold Star shines across Europe

June 11 - June 11 - Finland based project logistics company Gold Star Consulting has transported four out-of-gauge gantries from Rotterdam to Baku, Azerbaijan by road.
Views: 835
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Silk Way looks West with B747-8Fs

June 9 - June 9 - Silk Way West Airlines, based in Azerbaijan, has inaugurated its first flight to the USA from its hub in Baku, utilising a Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 788
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Liebherr sees slight drop in turnover

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr Group posted a total turnover of EUR8.823 billion (USD9.826 billion) in 2014, which is 1.6 percent below the amount achieved in 2013.
Views: 1379
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ALE powers ahead in Caspian

June 5 - June 5 - ALE has completed the second stage of a project to transport equipment from Ersai yard in Kazakhstan to the Tashkent thermal power plant in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 706
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Trucking from Russia to Kazakhstan

June 4 - June 4 - Van der Vlist has transported a Kenworth T800 vacuum truck from the port of St Petersburg to Atyrau in Kazakhstan.
Views: 815
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First of a kind for Russia

May 27 - May 27 - Nicolas has designed, manufactured and delivered a bespoke self-propelled heavy transporter - the Multiwheeler - for Russian Gas Turbines (RGT).
Views: 568
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Iran shines brighter for Aryamasir

May 26 - May 26 - Aryamasir International Transport has transported a Scania prime mover and lowbed trailer from Uzbekistan to Bandar Abbas in Iran, from where it was shipped to Dubai.
Views: 796
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SP SPb heads into outer space

May 22 - May 22 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has worked together with Universal Forwarder to load four rockets destined for the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana onboard the vessel MN Colibri.
Views: 602
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From China to Armenia, with love

May 21 - May 21 - Chapman Freeborn and Ruslan International have worked together to deliver a gift of broadcasting equipment from Tianjin, China to Yerevan in Armenia onboard an AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 774
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ARRC proves commitment to Antwerp

May 21 - May 21 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers' (ARRC) multipurpose vessel Baltic Mercur II has made its first voyage from Russia to the US Gulf via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 786
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Barge milestone for AGL

May 20 - May 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated a full-barge charter from Berlin to Antwerp - the 20th heavy lift full-barge charter the company has completed so far in 2015.
Views: 997
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AsstrA revs up engine

May 18 - May 18 - AsstrA Associated Traffic has arranged the transportation of a PWC PT6A turboprop aircraft engine from Russia to the USA.
Views: 734
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Blue Water runs rig through river (video)

May 18 - May 18 - Blue Water Shipping has completed the transport of the jack-up rig, Mercury EDC II, from the UAE's Hamriyah shipyard to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 627
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Algeria no problem for AGL

May 15 - May 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of 26 over-dimensional vehicles from Antwerp to Mostaganem in Algeria.
Views: 880
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Aryamasir pumps up

May 13 - May 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has delivered five 30-tonne truck-mounted concrete boom pumps from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Mary in Turkmenistan.
Views: 984
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TT Club notes Russian liability risks

May 12 - May 12 - TT Club believes that there is an urgent need for international freight forwarders, logistics companies and other transport operators doing regular business in Russia to fully understand the extent and nature of the liabilities that they bear whe
Views: 545
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PCN members make international moves

May 6 - May 6 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member France Cargo International recently handled the shipment of two oversize compressors from Le Havre to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 796
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Nurminen updates outlook

May 6 - May 6 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics expects its net sales, operating result and earnings per share to decline from the level of 2014, having previously said in March that it expected them to improve compared to 2014.
Views: 864
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PCN pair completes trailer move

May 5 - May 5 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) recently collaborated with C.H. Robinson Project Logistics to deliver specialised trailers from Germany to Canada.
Views: 801
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Large cranes take to the rails

April 30 - April 30 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) and Columbia Pro-Rail Transport Services have worked together to transport a number of large cranes from south China to Siberia.
Views: 961
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AGL conquers Russian roads

April 30 - April 30 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported a number of units for a steel factory project, weighing up to 100 tonnes each, from Germany to a site in south Russia.
Views: 797
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Blue Water signs important Baku contract

April 29 - April 29 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Baku Shipyard covering the transport of two hull sections from Singapore to the new Azerbaijan yard.
Views: 769
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Panalpina adds Baku calls

April 28 - April 28 - Panalpina is adding calls to Baku, Azerbaijan with scheduled chartered flights operated by Silk Way West Airlines and flying between Luxembourg and Shanghai.
Views: 885
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Nurminen on a paper roll

April 21 - April 21 - Nurminen Logistics has transported a number of paper machine rolls to various countries within Europe so far this year.
Views: 735
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Dealextrans in mining move

April 16 - April 16 - Belarus based Dealextrans has coordinated the transport of 17 heavy mining machines to Zimbabwe.
Views: 772
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Good start to year at St Petersburg

April 15 - April 15 - In the first quarter of 2015 the Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 2 million tonnes of cargo, an increase of 5 percent compared with the same period in 2014.
Views: 407
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Final nail for Polet?

April 14 - April 14 - Russia's federal air transport agency, Rosaviatsiya, has cancelled Polet Airline's air operator's certificate (AOC).
Views: 562
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GCS in year-long Iraq project

April 13 - April 13 - Transcontainer and Ruscon - two divisions of the GCS Group - are taking part in a year-long project to transport machinery via the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk for a thermal power station being built in Harta, Iraq.
Views: 1148
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Two tanks arrive at ITER

April 10 - April 10 - Two 20-tonne emergency tanks destined for use in the ITER detritiation system have been delivered to the project site in the south of France.
Views: 780
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RZDL buys stake in LNT

April 9 - April 9 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) has purchased a 50 percent stake in Latvian rail freight company Liepajas Naftas Tranzits (LNT) through its affiliated partner RZDL Multimodal.
Views: 670
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Globalink flies helicopters

April 9 - April 9 - Globalink's airfreight division has handled the transportation of three helicopters from their manufacturing site in Donauw
Views: 824
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Unusual passenger for Volga-Dnepr

April 8 - April 8 - German world champion biathlete Erik Lesser has flown, along with a consignment of sports equipment, from Finland to Russia onboard one of Volga-Dnepr's IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 566
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ABC adds LA

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added twice-weekly flights to Los Angeles to its North American freighter schedule, connecting the US West Coast with its global network.
Views: 846
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ABC adds Vietnam to network

April 1 - April 1 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is extending its global network to Vietnam with the launch of twice-weekly freighter services from Hanoi, beginning today, April 1.
Views: 855
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Shipping confidence slides again

April 1 - April 1 - Overall confidence in the shipping industry fell to its lowest level for two and a half years during the three months up to February 2015, according to Moore Stephens' latest Shipping Confidence Survey.
Views: 676
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Ekin takes boat out of water

March 31 - March 31 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has transported an 11-tonne boat from Tuzla, Turkey to Baku in Azerbaijan.
Views: 715
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Reference guide to Iranian sanctions published

March 27 - March 27 - The North P&I club has produced a quick reference guide which aims to simplify EU and US sanctions legislation governing what can and cannot be shipped in and out of Iran.
Views: 512
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Caspian potential is significant, says GAC

March 20 - March 20 - The Caspian region offers a wealth of opportunities for energy players and their service providers, despite its operational complexities, says GAC Group's regional marine manager for Africa, Russia and Central Asia, Stewart Macdonald.
Views: 656
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Volga sends satellites into sky

March 19 - March 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Russian telecommunications satellites Express AM7 and Express AM8 to the Baikonus Cosmodrome launch site in Kazakhstan.
Views: 667
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2014: a 'challenging year' for Nurminen

March 13 - March 13 - "On the whole, 2014 was a challenging year for the company owing to the unexpected crisis in Ukraine and the exceptional decrease in the price of oil," said Nurminen Logistics president and ceo Olli Pohjanvirta.
Views: 1015
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TMBCL makes move

March 11 - March 11 - TMBC Logistics has moved to a new location in Novorossiysk, Russia.
Views: 672
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Globalink transforms Kazakhstan

March 10 - March 10 - Globalink has coordinated the transportation of two transformers from the Chinese city of Hefei to Atyrau in Kazakhstan.
Views: 604
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Submarine sails with RollDock

March 5 - March 5 - RollDock Shipping has transported the HQ-184 Hai Phong submarine from St Petersburg, Russia to Cam Ranh in Vietnam onboard its semi-submersible heavy lift vessel RollDock Star.
Views: 1276
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ZPMC-RED BOX adds two

March 4 - March 4 - ZPMC-RED BOX Energy Services has bareboat chartered the two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible ships that were originally ordered by China's United Faith Group from the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore shipyard in 2011.
Views: 2749
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Silk Way finalises Boeing deal

March 3 - March 3 - Silk Way Group will purchase three Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft as per the agreement signed by the two parties in December 2014.
Views: 560
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AGL heads down the Danube

March 2 - March 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has handled the transport of lock sections from Germany to Romania as part of an ongoing project for the construction of a giant lock system on the Danube River.
Views: 761
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Manitowoc tackles ten in Russia

February 27 - February 27 - Specialised transportation and installation company SWTrans has used a Manitowoc 18000 crawler crane to lift ten large absorbers at a gas processing plant in southwest Russia.
Views: 847
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Tyre-some job for Van der Vlist

February 26 - February 26 - Van der Vlist has helped deliver equipment for a new car tyre manufacturing facility in Ulyanovsk in southwest Russia.
Views: 766
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AGL motors by road

February 19 - February 19 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) completed a 3,000 km road haul as part of an ongoing project in Dzerzhinsk, Russia.
Views: 802
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AsstrA takes long road trip

February 13 - February 13 - AsstrA's heavy lift division has handled the transportation of a 13-tonne vacuum chamber from Xiamen, China to Moscow.
Views: 738
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NWSC sees volume slip

February 13 - February 13 - North-Western Shipping Company's (NWSC) cargo volumes fell by 13 percent year-on-year in 2014 to 5.6 million tonnes.
Views: 861
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Quick response from Volga-Dnepr

February 13 - February 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' offices in Ulyanovsk, Russia and London Stansted have combined forces to expedite an urgent shipment of oil production equipment, weighing 35 tonnes, from Scotland to Turkey.
Views: 1039
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Volga-Dnepr wins returning customer

February 5 - February 5 - Logistics provider G&O Solutions has partnered with Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport 50 tonnes of gas equipment from Kazan, Russia to Karshi in Uzbekistan.
Views: 541
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Nurminen tackles the cold

February 4 - February 4 - Nurminen Logistics has delivered specially-coated paper machine rolls, ranging in weight from 7 to 80 tonnes, to Finland, Russia and Germany using its bespoke heated transport fleet.
Views: 657
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SP SPB invests for future

January 30 - January 30 - Over the course of 2014, the Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SP SPb) invested USD5.23 million dollars in port infrastructure improvements - some 40 percent more than during 2013.
Views: 732
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AGL moves Far East

January 29 - January 29 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the delivery of 3,000 freight tonnes of oversize cargoes from Antwerp to China's most northeastern seaport of Jinzhou.
Views: 1070
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AGL moves Far East

January 29 - January 29 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the delivery of 3,000 freight tonnes of oversize cargoes from Antwerp to China's most northeastern seaport of Jinzhou.
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Volga-Dnepr takes to the skies

January 28 - January 28 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown a 70-tonne electrodynamic vibration tester from Shanghai to Russia onboard one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 843
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Project heats up for AGL

January 27 - January 27 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a 165-tonne heat exchanger in Germany.
Views: 989
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ABC adds Helsinki

January 27 - January 27 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has commenced a twice-weekly B747 freighter service connecting Moscow and Helsinki.
Views: 598
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ABC celebrates record year

January 26 - January 26 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) carried a record 401,000 tonnes of cargo during 2014 - a 17.6 percent year-on-year improvement over 2013.
Views: 613
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Giant teacup takes to the skies

January 23 - January 23 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a 15-tonne piece of mining equipment from Anapa to Murmansk in Russia.
Views: 755
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Liebherr mobile harbour cranes top charts

January 23 - January 23 - Liebherr supplied 112 mobile harbour cranes to six continents in 2014, breaking its existing delivery record by almost 10 percent.
Views: 1024
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Logistics industry looks beyond BRICS, says Agility

January 20 - January 20 - Mixed economic performances in BRICS countries has been offset by dynamic growth in a number of ASEAN and GGC countries, sub-Saharan Africa and large next-tier economies such as Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico and Pakistan, said the latest Agility
Views: 1214
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Allseas launches Central Asian network

January 15 - January 15 - Allseas Global has established new offices in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, formed a joint venture in Pakistan, signed a partnership agreement in Kuwait and Iraq, and continued the expansion of its Dubai office.
Views: 1145
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Gebr

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Van der Vlist on track to Turkmenistan

January 12 - January 12 - Van der Vlist has transported a 54-tonne excavator from its headquarters in Groot-Ammers in the Netherlands to Turkmenistan.
Views: 564
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Another 100-tonner for Alexander

January 9 - January 9 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the road transport of a 100-tonne boiler from northern Italy to Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 748
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Boeing and Silk Way near final deal

January 9 - January 9 - Boeing and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West are finalising terms and working toward a purchase agreement for three 747-8 freighter aircraft.
Views: 638
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AGL puts the heat on

January 6 - January 6 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported another 100-tonne heat exchanger from Berlin to Hamburg as part of an ongoing project.
Views: 792

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