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Mammoet uses Scheuerle in nacelle move

October 31 - October 31 - Denmark's Mammoet Wind Brande has transported a 275-tonne nacelle on 30 axle lines of the InterCombi platform trailer combination from Scheuerle.
Views: 469
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Crowley and Seaboard unite in Latin America

October 31 - October 31 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group and Seaboard Marine Ltd have entered into a vessel sharing agreement that will provide customers with a weekly service between South Florida, Costa Rica and Panama.
Views: 497
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Success for CLC Projects in KL

October 31 - October 31 - 54 project freight forwarders from 36 countries around the world attended the fourth global conference of CLC Projects Network, held October 24-25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Six new members for THLG

October 31 - October 31 - The Heavy Lift Group appointed six new members during its 53rd conference, held last weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.
Views: 1409
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Cracking reactor move for Coordinadora

October 30 - October 30 - Spain headquartered project freight forwarder Coordinadora Internacional has completed the delivery of a 918-tonne cracking reactor from Japan to Turkey.
Views: 699
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FPS Group celebrates 15 years

October 29 - October 29 - Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Group has celebrated its 15th anniversary with one of its best-attended annual conferences.
Views: 577
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UAL gets pipes on board

October 29 - October 29 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has handled the ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of 53 riser pipes in Namibian waters off the port of Walvis Bay.
Views: 494
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Italian banks support Fagioli

October 29 - October 29 - Fagioli has secured new credit facilities from the group's existing pool of main Italian banks to support a three-year international growth plan and investments in new equipment.
Views: 807
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Seaway wins Permaducto contract

October 29 - October 29 - Cyrpus-based Seaway Heavy Lifting is to use its crane vessel, Oleg Strashnov, to install the decks and jacket as part of an offshore installation project in Mexico.
Views: 698
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MEO acquires half of Uniwise

October 29 - October 29 - Singapore-headquartered Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire 50 percent of the shares in Uniwise Towage Limited (UWT) from Svitzer Asia.
Views: 757
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Behrmann retires from IPSEN

October 28 - October 28 - At the end of October, after 47 years of service for Bremen-based IPSEN LOGISTICS, Helmut Behrmann is retiring from his role as head of the company's Africa division.
Views: 666
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First steel cut for latest Messina newbuild

October 28 - October 28 - The first steel has been cut for the Genoa-based shipping company, Ignazio Messina's latest newbuilding, Jolly Vanadio, in the STX Offshore & Shipbuilding shipyard in Jinhae, South Korea.
Views: 638
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GPLN duo take heat out of exchanger shipment

October 28 - October 28 - Houston-based Logistics International Inc has handled the delivery of two 69-tonne heat exchangers to the Port Arthur Refinery in Texas.
Views: 619
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Depth Logistics and Riback partner up

October 28 - October 28 - Depth Logistics has formed a partnership with Riback Stevedores, jointly developing a new quarantine washpad in Lae, Papua New Guinea.
Views: 707
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The Friday Flyer - October 25th 2013

October 25 - When is an auction not an auction? When a sole buyer turns up with a chequebook to make the lowest bid possible, especially when that buyer seems to be a group of potential competitors.
Views: 1691
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GBS helps towards 2018 World Cup

October 25 - October 25 - German company, Global Boat Shipping, has transported five pontoons from Rotterdam to Kaliningrad, Russia, for use in the construction of a new World Cup stadium.
Views: 916
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SCL to acquire KFS

October 25 - October 25 - SCL Group LLC is set to acquire KFS Inc, a company based in Dallas, Texas.
Views: 598
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BWS' contract with Keppel gets under way

October 25 - October 25 - Blue Water Shipping has transported two pontoons from the Philippines to Singapore, as part of a contract with Keppel FELS.
Views: 673
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R Group cements mixer move

October 25 - October 25 - Russian transportation company, R Group, was contracted to move equipment for concrete mixing factory from Germany to Khabarovsk in East Russia.
Views: 672
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Jumbo handles crane quartet (video)

October 25 - October 25 - One of Jumbo's multipurpose vessels, the Daniella, has completed the shipment of four Liebherr cranes.
Views: 813
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Vanguard installs press line

October 24 - October 24 - Vanguard was contracted by MA Automotive to complete two turnkey projects at the manufacturer's plant in Berlin, in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa.
Views: 787
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Allseas moves cranes across desert

October 24 - October 24 - Allseas Global Logistics has organised the door-to-door shipment of five new internal gantry cranes from Scotland to Saudi Arabia for its client.
Views: 937
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Van der Vlist in Sandpiper's finale

October 24 - October 23 - Van der Vlist has facilitated the demobilisation and last journey of one of Royal Boskalis Westminster's fallpipe vessels at its terminal in the port of Moerdijk.
Views: 657
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Saudia Cargo and AV Cargo cooperate in West Africa

October 24 - October 24 - Saudi Airlines Cargo and AV Cargo Airlines have entered into a joint cooperation for the movement of cargo to four destinations in West Africa, via Saudia Cargo's hub in Lagos.
Views: 594
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Fleet Line on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping Services LLC has shipped two 58-tonne pressure vessels from the Hamriya Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to Busan in South Korea.
Views: 1046
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Ainscough appoints Soltys

October 23 - October 23 - Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Roland Soltys as project engineer.
Views: 796
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Liebherr boosts BTB's fleet

October 23 - October 23 - Berlin-based crane service provider, BTB Logistik GmbH, has replaced its Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 with a new LTM 1750-9.1.
Views: 853
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Large winch order for MacGregor

October 23 - October 23 - Cargotec's MacGregor has won an order worth approximately EUR37 million for 45 electric winches from South Korea-based Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd.
Views: 699
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A valiant tow for Fairmount

October 23 - October 23 - Fairmount Marine's tug, Fairmount Summit, has towed the semi-submersible drilling rig, Ocean Valiant, over a distance of almost 4,830 km from offshore Cameroon to the port of Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Views: 904
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Wind farm success for Vanguard

October 23 - October 23 - South African company, Vanguard, has successfully completed the erection of nine 3 MW wind turbines for a wind farm project in the country's Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 722
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It's a Hercules Triumph for GAC

October 23 - October 23 - GAC Sri Lanka has completed the movement of the offshore drilling rig, Hercules Triumph, from the Sri Lankan port of Trincomalee to Kakinada, India.
Views: 658
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NYK returns boat to Japan

October 23 - October 23 - Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Yusen Logistics Co Ltd have handled the transportation of a training boat, free of charge, from the USA, back to its home city in Japan.
Views: 719
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FMC calls for global regulatory summit on P3 Alliance

October 23 - October 23 - The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman, Mario Cordero, issued a call to fellow regulators in the European Union and the People's Republic of China, to join with him in a Global Regulatory Summit on the proposed P3 Global Alliance of th
Views: 694
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Horseplay for Tuscor Lloyds

October 22 - October 22 - UK-based freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds, has handled the shipment of an oversized horse's head sculpture from Felixstowe, UK to Philadelphia, USA.
Views: 832
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High cube container use is growing

October 22 - October 22 - Shipper demand for 40 ft high-cube containers is still increasing, creating stowage problems for ocean carriers and analytical difficulties for trade forecasters using teu measurements.
Views: 693
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Fairmount tugs assist FPSO installation

October 22 - October 22 - Fairmount Marine was contracted by Boskalis Offshore to play a part in the installation of the FPSO OSX3 in the Tubarao Martelo oilfield in offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 447
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Liebherr's latest crane model assembled

October 22 - October 22 - Liebherr's latest model, the TCC 14000-400 D Litronic combined offshore and mobile harbour crane, has been assembled at the port of Baku in Azerbaijan.
Views: 787
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Charles Gee group in administration

October 22 - October 22 - UK haulage and shipping group Charles Gee has called in restructuring firm FRP Advisory after suffering acute cashflow pressures following years of tough trading.
Views: 865
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Hopes raised for Seine-Scheldt link

October 21 - October 21 - France, the Netherlands and the Belgian regions of Flanders and Wallonia have signed the 'Declaration of Tallinn' in which they promise to undertake "all necessary steps" to bring the planned construction of the high capacity Seine-Nord Europ
Views: 981
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October 21 - October 21 - Michelfeld, Germany headquartered K
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Liebherr lifts pedestrian underpasses

October 21 - October 21 - A Liebherr LR 1750 crawler crane, deployed by Wiesbauer GmbH, has been used in a project to modernise the railway station at Bad Kreuznach, Germany.
Views: 783
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DHL relocates Ecuadorian airport (video)

October 21 - October 21 - DHL Industrial Projects, Ecuador carried out a huge relocation project, moving the 53-year-old Mariscal Sucre International Airport to its new site in Tababela, 18 km away from its former site in the capital city of Quito.
Views: 539
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The Friday Flyer - October 18th 2013

October 18 - To misquote US Secretary of State Dean Rusk, lawmakers in Washington were 'eyeball to eyeball, and then the other side just blinked' this week when the US Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the USD16.7 trillion federal debt limit. T
Views: 1564
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Nuclear energy projects power Robert Wynn

October 18 - October 18 - Staffordshire-based shipping company Robert Wynn & Sons Ltd has completed two high profile deliveries to Sellafield, Cumbria and Flamanville, Normandy.
Views: 1085
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V. Alexander repeats reactor move

October 18 - October 18 - V. Alexander has moved another reactor from the German inland port of Aken to Antwerp as part of its on-going contract for a Belgium polypropylene plant project.
Views: 493
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Reshamsingh joins PPL

October 18 - October 18 - India-based Reshamsingh & Co has become the latest member to join the Pacific Power Logistics (PPL) network.
Views: 732
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GPLN welcomes Prima

October 18 - October 18 - Prima SA Transport and Trading, based in Chiasso in the South of Switzerland, close to the Italian border, has become the latest member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
Views: 589
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Dockwise Yacht Transport sold

October 18 - October 18 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has sold Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) to Amsterdam-based Sevenstar Yacht Transport, which is part of the Spliethoff Group.
Views: 894
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Whiteaway leaves FP Group

October 17 - October 17 - FP Group's executive director, Charles Whiteaway has stepped down after nearly 20 years with the company.
Views: 502
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CNC and DGTL in partner project

October 17 - October 17 - CNC Freight Services has transported materials for the Diyarbakir project in Turkmenistan, from Malaysia to the Turkmenbashi port where DGT Logistics Turkmenistan undertook transportation to the job site.
Views: 869
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Terex goes underground

October 17 - October 17 - A total of 18 Terex CTT flat top tower cranes are assisting in the construction of the City Circle Line, the fourth and final phase of the construction project for the Copenhagen Metro in Denmark.
Views: 1021
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Offshore marine debut for InterMax

October 17 - October 17 - In its first offshore marine project, China-based InterMax Logistics Solution Ltd has arranged the shipment of equipment from Dalian to Singapore for Diesel Marine Dalian Ltd.
Views: 719
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Kran Wind invests in Nooteboom

October 16 - October 16 - German company, A.M. Kran Wind GmbH has purchased three of Nooteboom's latest three-axle Super Wing Carriers.
Views: 898
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Laninco in geothermal power move

October 16 - October 16 - Laninco has moved a total of 2,800 tonnes of cargo for a power plant, from the port of Caldera to Las Pailas in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica.
Views: 649
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Hellmann appoints Quinn

October 16 - October 16 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Anthony Quinn as its new senior vice president, head of global business development.
Views: 761
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Isikson joins DHL

October 15 - October 15 - DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) has appointed Mark Isikson as its new head of Industrial Projects, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Views: 786
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Salammbo joins XLProjects

October 15 - October 15 - Salammbo Group's Libya and Tunisia branches have joined the XLProjects Network.
Views: 749
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SBM and Blue Water Shipping partner up

October 15 - October 15 - SBM Offshore has chosen Blue Water Shipping as the logistics provider for two FPSO projects, the largest contracts in SBM's history.
Views: 747
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Savannah Giant makes debut

October 14 - October 14 - ZIM's special cargo team has handled the shipment of a 100-tonne and 28 m long yacht from Asia to the Port of Savannah, Georgia, making use of the latter's new barge crane, the Savannah Giant, for the first time.
Views: 786
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HeavyLift@Sea adds to its portfolio

October 14 - October 14 - Hamburg-headquartered HeavyLift@Sea has added a second vessel design to its portfolio, with the development and creation of the MPV 500 concept, based on the HLV 1600 design concept, which was introduced by the team at the start of this year.
Views: 843
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Rickmers-Linie appoints Marmedsa

October 14 - October 14 - Rickmers-Linie, has appointed Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency as its sales agent in France.
Views: 839
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First for Frankfurt Hahn thanks to ACS

October 14 - October 14 - A recent charter by Air Charter Service (ACS) resulted in the first landing of a Boeing 747-8 freighter at Hahn Airport, Germany.
Views: 589
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GAL replaces two

October 14 - October 14 - Following last week's news of the arrival of the fourth and final new build into MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's fleet, sister company GAL has confirmed that two of the vessels that have been replaced are now operational in its services betw
Views: 357
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Multitrade ships pipes to Nigeria

October 14 - October 14 - Multitrade Spain has coordinated the shipment of 179 pipes weighing 7 tonnes each, and 30 palettes from Sant Carles de la Rapita to Port Harcourt in Nigeria.
Views: 572
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The Friday Flyer - October 11th 2013

October 11 - October 11 - The news that a team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are to establish a bank especially structured to satisfy the funding needs of owners and operators active in the shipping and offshore industries worldwide c
Views: 1513
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Airbus forecasts global freighter growth

October 11 - October 11 - Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its latest Cargo Global Market Forecast, highlighting how it sees the market for freighter aircraft developing over the next 20 years.
Views: 875
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Bahri scraps Saudi Tabuk

October 11 - October 11 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has sold its general cargo vessel Saudi Tabuk as part of its ongoing fleet replacement programme.
Views: 641
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BWS acquires ACi

October 11 - October 11 - Denmark headquartered Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has strengthened its position in the Nordic transport market following its acquisition of Swedish freight forwarder, ACi Transport & Spedition, based in Malm
Views: 876
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Bank on us, say Maritime & Merchant founders

October 11 - October 11 - Bloomberg is reporting that a trio of shipping, offshore and finance professionals based in Norway are planning to set up a new bank to focus on the funding requirements of owners and operators active in the global shipping and offshore indus
Views: 827
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GAC-OMA network adds Ivory Coast

October 11 - October 11 - GAC is further strengthening its presence in West Africa with the extension of the GAC-OMA network agreement to include the Ivory Coast, following the country's return to stability in late 2011.
Views: 854
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Air Partner: freight struggles

October 10 - October 10 - London headquartered air charter broker Air Partner has released its results for the 12 months ending July 31, 2013.
Views: 708
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AWA to market AAL's US West Coast service

October 10 - October 10 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) West Coast service.
Views: 1092
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C.H. Robinson charters AN-124

October 10 - October 10 - C.H. Robinson Project Logistics chartered an AN-124 freighter aircraft to deliver heavy oilfield equipment from Calgary, Canada to the Middle East.
Views: 687
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Waiver moves Latin wind equipment

October 10 - October 10 - Waiver Logistics is coordinating a large wind power project taking place in Cochabamba, Bolivia, roughly 330 km from La Paz.
Views: 643
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Dockwise to lift Concordia wreck

October 10 - October 10 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Dockwise has been awarded the contract to load and transport the sunken vessel Concordia, offshore Isola del Giglio in Italy.
Views: 1136
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Chapman Freeborn charters Antonov giant

October 10 - October 10 - UK headquartered global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn teamed-up with NATCO Global Transport Solutions and Projects to deliver a 170-tonne consignment from Switzerland to Bahrain, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter.
Views: 975
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MACS welcomes latest newbuild

October 10 - October 10 - The maiden voyage of MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping's Golden Karoo marks the end of a new build programme which has seen the shipping line take ownership of four new ships into its fleet of modern multi purpose container ships in recent month
Views: 1246
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Information paper on container weighing technologies published

October 10 - October 10 - The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has published an information paper on container weighing technologies - a timely resource for the ports industry following the IMO's recent decision on a mandatory worldwide system for verif
Views: 596
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Heavy machinery helps Brunswick figures

October 9 - October 9 -Heavy machinery exports from companies like Caterpillar helped Georgia Port Authority's Port of Brunswick to an impressive 47 percent increase in total tonnage for fiscal year 2013 and contributed to a 127,000-tonne increase in breakbulk tonnag
Views: 538
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Van der Vlist moves biomass plant gear

October 9 - October 9 - Van der Vlist recently transported out-of-gauge components for a biomass-fuelled heating plant - nicknamed 'The Purmer' - to Purmerend in North Holland.
Views: 617
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New Pakistan member joins PPL

October 9 - October 9 - Pakistan based Port Line Shipping & Logistics has become the newest member of the Pacific Power Logistics Network (PPL).
Views: 715
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ARC adds Freedom to ro-ro fleet

October 9 - October 9 - American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier LLC (ARC) has enhanced its Atlantic service with addition of the US flag ro-ro vessel Freedom to its fleet, and by adding Galveston, Texas and Veracruz in Mexico to its regular ports of call.
Views: 703
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Aaras executes power delivery

October 9 - October 9 - Pakistan based Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) member Aaras Shipping has completed the part-shipment of four over-dimensional transformers on behalf of UCH Power.
Views: 803
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V. Alexander completes column move

October 9 - October 9 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts network (CEE) in Germany - completed the survey and transportation of a 46 m long, 222-tonne column from Germany to Belgium.
Views: 760
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PEMA adds Nooteboom capacity

October 9 - October 9 - Herzberg am Harz, Germany based PEMA Truck & Trailer hire has added several new Nooteboom semi low-loaders to its hire fleet.
Views: 767
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MacGregor supplies 20 new cranes

October 9 - October 9 - MacGregor - the offshore and marine lifting equipment manufacturer and subsidiary of Cargotec Corporation - will supply 20 cranes to Nanjing King Ship Management for four of its newbuild 38,000 dwt general cargo ships.
Views: 547
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Astral Aviation eyes Europe-Africa market

October 8 - October 8 - Nairobi, Kenya headquartered airline Astral Aviation and UK based airline general sales agent (GSA) ANA Aviation Services have signed a strategic partnership, following the delivery of a B747-400 freighter from ACMI firm Atlas Air.
Views: 800
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Scandinavian Shipping and Neptumar merge

October 8 - October 8 - Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics AB - owned by Sweden's Greencarrier AB - has merged with Neptumar AB, owned and operated by the German transport group Menzell & D
Views: 923
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Arctic Circle attracts key industry figures

October 8 - October 8 - Industry leaders, key government figures and other significant stakeholders will gather to discuss critical Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes at the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly, October 12-1
Views: 953
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Fairmount Marine completes Congo project

October 8 - October 8 - Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine has mobilised its multipurpose vessel Fairmount Fuji to assist Italian contractor Saipem with operations offshore the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 523
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ABC sees sustained growth

October 8 - October 8 - Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines, a part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has transported 223,732 tonnes of cargo in the first eight months of 2013.
Views: 691
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GPLN welcomes Cargo World Logistics

October 8 - October 8 - Cargo World Logistics Ltd (CWL), based in Mombasa, has become the newest member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GLPN), representing Kenya.
Views: 489
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Safmarine MPV eyes growth in USA

October 8 - October 8 - Further to our exclusive report in the September/October edition of HLPFI, it was good to see the recently relocated management team of Safmarine MPV flying the flag at the Breakbulk Americas event in New Orleans.
Views: 1255
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Terex team in stadium build

October 7 - October 7 - A trio of Brazilian crane rental and construction firms are using their combined expertise, along with a fleet of Terex machinery, to build the 45,000 capacity Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus.
Views: 1033
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Sarjak names GAC exclusive agent

October 7 - October 7 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Sri Lanka has been named the sole authorised agent for multimodal transport operator Sarjak Container Lines Pvt (Ltd). GAC Sri Lanka will handle all of the line's NVOCC activities in the cou
Views: 739
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Wagenborg completes complex shipment

October 7 - October 7 - Netherlands headquartered Wagenborg Nedlift recently coordinated the delivery of a 295-tonne transformer to the northern port city of Pite
Views: 733
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RAK joins PCN in South Africa

October 7 - October 7 - RAK Logistics has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing South Africa.
Views: 937
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Subsea 7 in share buyback programme

October 7 - October 7 - Luxembourg registered offshore engineering company Subsea 7 has initiated a share repurchase programme of up to USD200 million.
Views: 347
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Volga-Dnepr flies power plant into Kaliningrad

October 4 - October 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported an 80-tonne mobile gas turbine power plant from the Russian city of Abakan into Kaliningrad, for a government programme aimed at increasing the reliability of electricity supplies.
Views: 564
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The Friday Flyer - October 4th 2013

October 4 - Who is to blame for the US government's partial shutdown and a potentially more damaging clash over the nation's borrowing authority, is best left to the political and economic classes.
Views: 1655
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US shutdown impacts supply chain

October 4 - October 4 - It has been four days since the US Federal Government shut its doors as a result of Congress and Barack Obama failing to agree on a new spending bill, with much of the dispute circling around the President's controversial health bill - dubbed
Views: 349
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HANSA appoints EPS in Scandinavia

October 4 - October 4 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Denmark based Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) its exclusive agent in Scandinavia.
Views: 1201
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Combi Lift wins Bokrum tender

October 3 - October 3 - Denmark headquartered heavy lift and project shipping line Combi Lift has won the tender for the ocean transportation of transition pieces and monopoles for the Dong Energy Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm project.
Views: 870
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Everything is possible says Antwerp

October 3 - October 3 - Belgium's port of Antwerp has launched a new international branding campaign: Everything is possible in the port of Antwerp.
Views: 474
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Sims joins Schenker Limited

October 3 - October 3 - Schenker Limited has appointed Michael Sims its new ocean freight director, effective October 1, 2013.
Views: 856
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Grieg Star gets Good in UK

October 3 - October 3 - John Good Shipping has been appointed UK agent for Grieg Star, owner and operator of one of the world's largest open hatch fleets.
Views: 816
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Panama Canal widening may slow US East Coast container transit

October 3 - October 3 - Project cargo forwarders handling containerised cargo through US East Coast ports may find the arrival of larger box ships following the expansion of the Panama Canal actually slows down the transit of their boxes through ports along the Easte
Views: 893
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Toasty work for ABL

October 3 - October 3 - Belgium-based ABL Forwarding has delivered a 109-tonne desolventiser-toaster from
Views: 918
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Vasco becomes Kaleido

October 3 - October 3 - Spain-headquartered Vasco Gallega Group (VGG) has rebranded itself Kaleido, Ideas and Logistics, in response to the changes the company has experienced in recent years, it says.
Views: 592
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Volga-Dnepr flies oil gear

October 2 - October 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' latest project saw it transport more than 90 tonnes of oilfield equipment from Calgary in Canada to the Russian city of Surgut, using one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 627
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Van der Vlist completes Komatsu delivery

October 2 - October 2 - Netherlands based heavy transportation specialist Van der Vlist has completed the assembly of a huge Komatsu truck at its headquartered in Groot-Ammer, before safely delivering the 80-tonne machine to Germany.
Views: 433
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Superflex system launched (video)

October 2 - October 2 - Earlier this summer, HLPFI reported that heavy-duty equipment manufacturers Scheuerle and Nicolas launched the new Superflex semi-lowbed trailer.
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AV Cargo leases two MD-11 BCFs

October 2 - October 2 - Aircraft manufacturer Boeing's leasing unit, Boeing Capital Corporation, has completed the transition of two MD-11 Boeing converted freighters (BCF) on multi-year lease agreements to UK headquartered airline AV Cargo.
Views: 507
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Omega Morgan eyes bridge span market

October 2 - October 2 - Portland, Oregon, USA headquartered specialised moving company Omega Morgan plans to target the ageing bridges in the Pacific Northwest, having already successfully moved bridge spans for two high-profile projects.
Views: 411
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Phorkys joins XLP

October 2 - October 2 - Phorkys Shipping Pvt Ltd, headquartered in Chennai, India, has become the latest company to join the XLProjects (XLP) network.
Views: 876
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Berard completes Polaris load-out

October 1 - October 1 - According to reports in the international media, Louisiana, USA based Berard Transportation has completed the load-out of the 2,000 tonne offshore supply vessel Polaris.
Views: 408
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Conquest MB1 heads to London

October 1 - October 1 - Conquest Offshore BV's crane barge Conquest MB1 is heading for London Gateway on the north bank of the river Thames, UK.
Views: 675
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AWA markets AAL West Coast service

October 1 - October 1 - American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a network of freight forwarders and agents, has been appointed sales agent for Austral Asia Line's (AAL) new West Coast service.
Views: 1027
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PCN's online meeting system opens

October 1 - October 1 - Ahead of its third Annual Summit due to take place in Bangkok from November 17-19, Project Cargo Network (PCN) has opened its online meeting manager system.
Views: 415

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