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Sarens opens Russian depot

November 15 - In order to support the regional oil and gas sector, Sarens has opened a crane depot in Tyumen, Russia.
Views: 4235
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Fesco wins Rooppur nuclear contract

November 12 - Atomstroyexport has contracted Fesco Transportation Group to deliver equipment for the construction of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.
Views: 4293
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Fesco supports Novatek project

October 23 - Fesco has handled the delivery of 1,742 tons (1,580.3 tonnes) of heavy-duty machinery to the construction site of Novatek’s Kola Shipyard in Belokamenka, in the Russian city of Murmansk.
Views: 4426
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K+N sets sights on CIS

October 2 - With a primary focus on serving clients in the oil and gas as well as consumer goods industries, Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has opened offices in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, strengthening its logistics network in Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Views: 3042
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Chipolbrok's epic voyage continues

October 2 - Chipolbrok has called at the Russian port of St. Petersburg to load project cargo, destined for an infrastructure project in Asia, on its 2016-built vessel, Chipolbrok Atlantic.
Views: 2771
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First aid for Antonov AN-225

September 28 - On behalf of Radiant Global Logistics, Air Partner chartered the Antonov AN-225 ‘Mriya’ for an around-the-world mission to deliver emergency supplies to the typhoon-hit island of Guam.
Views: 2981
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Combi Lift handles Gazprom cargoes

September 25 - Germany’s Combi Lift has completed the first phase of a transport contract for the Gazprom Amur Gas Processing Plant project in Russia, delivering the first tranche of oversized cargo to Svobodny one month ahead of schedule.
Views: 2316
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Fast footwork to Chechnya

September 21 - Abnormal load specialist Universal Transport has transported a heavy mill shell from Prerov in the Czech Republic to Chechnya.
Views: 2088
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Silk Way ups China flights

September 19 - Silk Way West Airlines is to increase its service between Baku, Azerbaijan and Zhengzhou, China from four to six flights per week.
Views: 2040
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Fesco steams ahead

September 6 - Fesco Transportation Group has delivered oversized equipment, with a total weight of almost 4,000 tons (3,628.7 tonnes), to the Afipsky oil refinery in Krasnodar, Russia.
Views: 2471
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Maersk rises to NSR challenge

August 21 - A.P. Møller Mærsk plans to carry out a one-off trial passage of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in September 2018.
Views: 3926
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Mammoet invests in Kazakhstan

July 18 - Mammoet has expanded its presence in Kazakhstan with the opening of an office in Aktau, which will have 40 employees and operate under the Mammoet-Kasmashal banner.
Views: 4795
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Antonov's revenue soars

July 16 - Antonov Airlines has reported an 81 percent revenue increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, with aerospace shipments being one of the key sectors for the Ukrainian airline. 
Views: 4827
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Fesco handles plant delivery

July 11 - Fesco has transported oversized equipment for the construction of a wood-based oriented strand board (OSB) production plant in Spassk-Dalny, Russia.
Views: 4826
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ARRC goes direct to Philadelphia

June 28 - Effective mid-July, Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) will introduce a direct port call at Philadelphia’s Tioga Marine Terminal as part of its liner service operating between St. Petersburg, Russia and the US East Coast.
Views: 5803
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ALE skids to Korchagin success

June 13 - ALE has completed the offshore skidding of a satellite platform topside, weighing 2,565 tonnes, for the Korchagin oil field development project in Russia.
Views: 6418
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Mammoet launches battleship

June 8 - Mammoet has launched a replica of Russia’s first 54-gun battleship, Poltava, at the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea.
Views: 6359
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First modules move for Tengiz oilfield

June 5 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has loaded the first modular cargo at Shinhan, South Korea for Tengizchevroil's (TCO) Future Growth Project-Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FPG-WPMP).
Views: 7014
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Fesco powers into Moscow

May 24 - Russia-headquartered logistics group Fesco has completed the delivery of three transformers from Novorossiysk to a combined heat power plant project in Moscow.
Views: 6269
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Kerch Strait Bridge opens

May 23 - The controversial Kerch Strait Bridge has been officially opened to road traffic. The 19 km bridge connects Crimea’s Kerch Peninsula and the Taman Peninsula of Krasnodar Krai in Russia.
Views: 6117
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Combi Lift delivers for Gazprom 



May 3 - Combi Lift has begun delivering tugs and barges that will be used in the construction of Gazprom's Amur gas processing plant (GPP) in Russia, on behalf of the project's EPC contractor, Linde.
Views: 5728
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Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec
Views: 6230
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MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy.
Views: 5103
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Fesco adds to fleet

April 9 - Fesco has increased the tonnage on its container service between Vladivostok and Sakhalin in Russia with the acquisition of the 511 teu general cargo vessel, Fesco Nevelsk.
Views: 3649
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Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

April 9 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri
Views: 4716
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Volga-Dnepr delivers for Yamal LNG

March 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 130 tonnes of industrial equipment from Novy Urengoy to Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 3611
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Mammoet moves in Moscow

March 29 - Mammoet Russia has delivered two heavy and oversized columns to the Gazprom Neft Moscow refinery modernisation project.
Views: 3249
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UCLH teams up for LNG project

March 27 - Three UCL Holding (UCLH) companies - Universal Forwarder, North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC) and Volgo-Baltic Logistics - coordinated the delivery of oversized cargoes to the Cryogas-Vysotsk LNG terminal in the Leningrad region of Russia.
Views: 3006
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Fesco and CJ Logistics team up

March 21 - Fesco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea's CJ Logistics, part of the CJ Group, to implement joint logistics projects in Russia, Central Asia and Turkey.
Views: 3554
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Kwintmadi orders with Terex

March 21 - Russia-based crane distributor Kwintmadi has placed an order for 23 Terex and Demag cranes.
Views: 2845
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VTG sends to Siberia

March 7 - VTG, the German rail logistics company, has handled the shipment of around 35,000 tons (31,751 tonnes) of cargo, from Asia, Europe, and the USA, to Tobolsk, Siberia.
Views: 2361
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HHLA rebrands Polzug

March 5 - A part of the former company Polzug Intermodal, a subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has been rebranded as HHLA Project Logistics.
Views: 2362
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M-Kran adds with Liebherr

February 7 - Russian crane rental company M-Kran has taken delivery of a Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 1099
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USA and Russia propose Arctic shipping routes

January 31 - In response to increased Arctic shipping traffic, the USA and Russia have proposed a two-way route system for vessels to follow in the Bering Strait and Bering Sea.
Views: 866
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Topkran orders big with Liebherr

January 31 - Moscow-based Topkran has placed a EUR42 million (USD52.3 million) order with Liebherr for the delivery of mobile and crawler cranes.
Views: 971
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Strong growth for ABC

January 26 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reported a 13 percent upsurge in total cargo carried in 2017, delivering more than 700,000 tonnes throughout its international network.
Views: 1032
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Markets emerge stronger in 2018

January 24 - Growth prospects for emerging markets appear brighter than they have for years, according to the latest Emerging Market Logistics Index by Agility.
Views: 1889

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