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Rotterdam wins Brazilian business

April 30 - April 30 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica signed a joint venture agreement in Vit
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ABC adds Munich to network

April 30 - April 30 - Effective May 9, 2014, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is introducing direct services to and from Munich using a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 636
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Samson eyes Europe with UOS

April 30 - April 30 - US based Samson and Netherlands headquartered United Offshore Services (UOS) have partnered up to supply Samson's synthetic rope products to Europe.
Views: 683
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Air Charter Service hits 30 million

April 30 - April 30 - Air Charter Service (ACS) chartered aircraft carrying a total of 31,172 tonnes of cargo during 2013, utilising aircraft ranging from helicopters to the giant Antonov AN-225.
Views: 298
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Saudia Cargo signs agreement with Swissport

April 30 - April 30 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has signed a five-year agreement with Swissport International for the handling of its full freighter operations at the two key European hubs of Brussels and Amsterdam.
Views: 594
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Antwerp breakbulk slows

April 29 - April 29 - The port of Antwerp saw Q1 2014 conventional breakbulk traffic fall 9.1 percent year-on-year over the same period of 2013 to 2,407,726 tonnes.
Views: 469
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StederDelta delivers to the Caspian

April 29 - April 29 - StederDelta Group SRL has transported 1,000 cu m of machinery for the oil and gas industry from Romania to Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi port.
Views: 568
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Geodis Wilson oils up

April 29 - April 29 - Geodis Wilson has been awarded a contract from a global leader in the design, manufacture and sales of oil and gas mechanical equipment and components.
Views: 683
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Record start to ABC's tenth year

April 29 - April 29 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with the strongest first quarter in its history, with tonnage up 9 percent at 86,500 tonnes.
Views: 455
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Transmec completes reorganisation

April 28 - April 28 - As part of the reorganisation of Transmec Group the group's company dedicated to land transport, Transporti Internazionali Transmec s.p.a has acquired the remaining 50 percent of Transmec MP International s.p.a.
Views: 328
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DYT lends helping hand

April 28 - April 28 - DYT Yacht Transport's Super Servant 4 diverted six miles from its course to Saint Thomas in order to assist racing sailors Thierry Chabagny and Erwan Tabarly aboard their dismasted yacht Gedimat.
Views: 658
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SCPA sees breakbulk boom

April 28 - April 28 - The Port of Charleston, South Carolina, saw significant growth in non-containerised cargo traffic during March 2014, handing 9,654 tonnes of freight at its Union Pier Terminal (UPT).
Views: 346
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Van der Vlist in telescopic move

April 28 - April 28 - Van der Vlist has delivered three parts for a large telescope from St Petersburg to Zelenchukskaya in southern Russia.
Views: 521
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SAL's Maria loads cold box

April 28 - April 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Maria has called at the port of Tanjung Langsat in Malaysia to load a 120-tonne cold box for Air Products.
Views: 652
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Geodis appoints Indian head of sales

April 25 - April 25 - Geodis India has appointed Sascha Von Ometzinski as national sales manager, with responsibility for the sales and marketing development of Geodis' freight forwarding and logistics division in India.
Views: 727
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Innovative build for Felbermayr

April 25 - April 25 - Having invested in its own 1,000-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 11000 crawler crane, Felbermayr is planning to build a 4,000 sq m heavy lift warehouse and assembly area on the river Rhine.
Views: 623
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Crane Rental picks Terex

April 25 - April 25 - Orlando, Florida-based heavy haulage, specialised rigging and crane company, Crane Rental Corporation, has purchased its first Terex all terrain crane, a new AC 500-2.
Views: 674
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Two tank transport for WWL ALS

April 25 - April 25 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) has arranged the transportation of two 15-tonne tanks from the West Midlands to Hull in the UK.
Views: 497
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SeaRenergy positions BorWin platform

April 25 - April 25 - SeaRenergy Offshore has successfully positioned the HVDC offshore substation BorWin beta on behalf of Siemens, approximately 125 km off the German coast and northwest of the island of Borkum.
Views: 286
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Projects and contracts - April 25th 2014

April 25 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen Shenhua Ningmei Coal Group place an order with Siemens Energy for four CO2 compressor trains, Alstom securing a
Views: 726
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Remote Russian move for Tuscor Lloyds

April 24 - April 24 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a seven-tonne wheeled loader from the UK to Korsakov in Russia as out-of-gauge cargo, using a 40 ft flat rack container.
Views: 929
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Breakbulk volumes up at Tacoma

April 24 - April 24 - Breakbulk cargo volumes at the Port of Tacoma increased year-to-date, posting a 25 percent increase in March.
Views: 404
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Tradelossa completes huge project

April 24 - April 24 - Tradelossa has completed the transport of over-dimensional and overweight pieces for the Etileno XXI project in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz.
Views: 280
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World record load for ALE

April 24 - April 24 - ALE Heavy Lift has completed the transport and load out of a 13,191-tonne production, utilities and quarters (PUQ) deck in Jebel Ali, utilising 512 axles of SPMTs.
Views: 742
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Bomag move for WWL ALS

April 24 - April 24 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Abnormal Load Services (WWL ALS) has arranged for the delivery of two 38.4-tonne Bomag 772 land fill compactors from Hull to Boppard in Germany.
Views: 717
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WWL adds Russian port of entry

April 24 - April 24 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Novorossiysk in Russia as an additional inducement port in its liner service from Japan, Korea, China and Southeast Asia to Europe.
Views: 570
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Greencarrier strengthens Norwegian operations

April 23 - April 23 - Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate operations in Norway, has decided to merge its freight forwarding and logistics activities into one entity.
Views: 734
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Cargolux increases share capital

April 23 - April 23 - At an extraordinary general meeting of Cargolux Airlines International's shareholders, it was resolved to increase the share capital of the airline by USD175 million in cash, in exchange of newly issued common shares.
Views: 772
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TII Group offers range of "Monster Machines"

April 23 - April 23 - The TII Group, which incorporates the Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag brands, gives an overview of its biggest transportation devices available.
Views: 509
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IPSEN delivers to fish feed factory

April 23 - April 23 - IPSEN LOGISTICS has handled the transport of a 170-tonne ship unloader from the port of Bremen to a fjord in Norway situated about 100 km to the north-west of Trondheim.
Views: 731
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McTyre in Trommel haul

April 23 - April 23 - McTyre Trucking has transported a 34-tonne Trommel from Lakeland, Florida to a mine in Nahunta, Georgia.
Views: 528
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High five for Aaras

April 22 - April 22 - Aaras Shipping Agencies Pvt Ltd has handled five transformers, which arrived at the Karachi Port from Shanghai on board the multipurpose vessel King Bright.
Views: 636
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Bolk invests in Nooteboom

April 22 - April 22 - Bolk Transport bv has invested in 35 Nooteboom pendle axle lines this year, including the purchase of two MULTI-PX modular semi low-loaders with Multidolly.
Views: 592
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ADM gets skid moving

April 22 - April 22 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has handled the transport of a 9 m high skid for an oil platform from Mol in Belgium to Scotland.
Views: 658
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Moroccan pipe move for Alliance

April 22 - April 22 - Alliance Logistics transported 1,153 m of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe from Stathelle, Norway to Mohammadia in Morocco.
Views: 800
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St Petersburg sees cargo volumes rise

April 22 - April 22 - In the first quarter of 2014, OJSC Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SPSPb) handled 1.9 million tonnes of cargo, up 5 percent year-on-year over the same period of 2013.
Views: 420
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Pan Ocean cancels semi-sub

April 22 - April 22 - Troubled Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has cancelled an order for a semi-submersible heavy lift newbuilding that was placed with STX Dalian in 2012 and was due for delivery this year.
Views: 720
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Fast & Direct oils up

April 22 - April 22 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solutions LLC has handled the transport of 320 tonnes of oilfield equipment from the UAE to Tunisia.
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Wasa becomes DSV

April 17 - April 17 - Having been acquired by DSV Air & Sea Oy three years ago, Finland's Wasa Logistics is to change its official name to DSV Air & Sea Projects Oy (DSV Projects Finland) on May 1, 2014.
Views: 793
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Tianjie gets another bridge section moving

April 17 - April 17 - Guangdong LIFT Engineering Machinery Co Ltd (GPEC) was contracted by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry to transport a 3,200-tonne bridge section on Tianjie SPMTs for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) project.
Views: 437
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Terex gives Chile's wind energy industry a boost

April 17 - April 17 - Gruas Burger has helped erect the new generation wind farm, Valle De Los Vientos, in the Chilean region of Antofagasta for Enel GreenPower, using its Terex CC 2800-1 NT crawler crane.
Views: 529
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EML adds North Sea Service

April 17 - April 17 - Euro Marine Logistics (EML) has started a weekly service from Zeebrugge to the Nordic countries calling at Zeebrugge, Gothenborg, Drammen and the port of Tyne.
Views: 533
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Projects and contracts - April 17th 2014

April 17 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen a Technip Heerema consortium secure a USD3.5 billion contract offshore Angola, the NADB providing finance to Mex
Views: 749
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Antonov denies president fired

April 16 - April 16 - Despite reports in the international media claiming that the Ukrainian Government had fired Dmitry Kiva from the company, Antonov has confirmed that he remains president and general designer of Antonov.
Views: 431
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Coyne reshuffles management

April 16 - April 16 - Just seven months after he joined Coyne Airways as managing director, John Batten is leaving the airline with immediate effect and Liana Coyne has been named as its chief operating officer.
Views: 568
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Bollor

April 16 - April 16 - Bollor
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Transfer press in Smart move

April 16 - April 16 - CJ Smart Cargo International Services Ltd has transported an entire transfer press, with a total weight of 2,500 tonnes, from Europe to Chongqing via Shanghai.
Views: 819
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ISS opens in Venezuela

April 16 - April 16 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has expanded its network in Central and South America with the opening of ISS Venezuela in Puerto La Cruz.
Views: 663
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Lone carries harbour cranes

April 16 - April 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's Lone has loaded two Tukan 1500 cranes, manufactured by Kirow Ardelt GmbH, in Germany for shipment to Tunisia.
Views: 829
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Project cargo fraud leads to warnings of charter party fraud tactics

April 16 - April 16 - A voyage charter for a high value project cargo loaded on board a vessel in the Black Sea bound for a South East Asian port has led the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) to warn of new charter party fraud incidents and is advising that al
Views: 504
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Cebulla joins Logwin

April 16 - April 16 - Marcus Cebulla will be joining the Logwin Group as a member of the executive committee with effect from October 1, 2014.
Views: 551
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Cory and Navarm establish JV

April 15 - April 15 - Cory Logistics, part of Braemar Shipping Services, has formed a joint venture with universal supply chain specialist Navarm Limited.
Views: 585
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ClassNK adds Brazilian survey office

April 15 - April 15 - ClassNK has established a new exclusive survey office in Belem, Brazil, strategically located to allow the company to respond quickly to clients across the northeast region of the continent and dispatch surveyors where they are needed.
Views: 431
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Omega Morgan moves exchanger trio

April 15 - April 15 - Omega Morgan has transported three 158-tonne heat exchangers used in the water purification process of in situ oil recovery from Portland, Oregon to Fort McMurray in Canada.
Views: 523
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Loomis to buy VIA MAT

April 14 - April 14 - Loomis AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Zurich-based VIA MAT Holding AG, which has an enterprise value of approximately CHF200 million (USD227.3 million)
Views: 846
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Dynamar says PCC/PCTC fleet is growing while conventional ro-ro lags

April 14 - April 14 - A new study from Dynamar, "Deepsea Ro/Ro Shipping - Operators, Ships & Trades (2014), detailing conventional ro-ro vessels and vehicle carriers operating in the sector, found that while the conventional deep sea ro-ro fleet is contracting, the
Views: 745
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Fairmount tows Sevan Louisiana

April 14 - April 14 - Fairmount Marine's Fairmount Sherpa has towed the ultra deep water rig Sevan Louisiana over 18,500 km from Singapore to Cura
Views: 757
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ADPC handles record cargo

April 14 - April 14 - Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has received five units of infrastructure equipment - the largest and longest heavy lift cargoes it claims to ever have handled in the Abu Dhabi Free Port.
Views: 727
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R&B Croatia goes for another 23

April 14 - April 14 - R&B Global Projects has arrange the shipment of another 23 prefabricated modules on a chartered vessel from Antwerp to Djibouti, from where the cargo will finally be delivered to Addis Ababa.
Views: 482
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ISS names new liner VP

April 14 - April 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services has appointed Chris Crookal vice president of its liner division.
Views: 721
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Liberum recommends Air Partner

April 14 - April 14 - Investment banking consultant Liberum has issued a report about Air Partner, stating that UK based air charter broker has shown good underlying performance in its latest financial results.
Views: 545
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ENTREC lowers 2014 revenue expectations

April 14 - April 14 - ENTREC Corporation has reduced its expectations regarding revenues for 2014, blaming lower levels of equipment utilisation, which it expects to continue into the second quarter of 2014. These reduced expectations primarily relate to the timing
Views: 648
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BBC opens in Bilbao

April 11 - April 11 - BBC Chartering has launched a new representative office in Bilbao, Spain, which will be headed up by Josu Iturri Bilbao.
Views: 434
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RRC in stator move

April 11 - April 11 - India's RRC International Freight Services Ltd is currently transporting a 310-tonne stator on a specially designed girder bridge over a distance of 1,600 km from Mumbai to MB Power (Madhya Pradesh) Ltd in Anuppur.
Views: 511
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Liebherr goes to Townsville

April 11 - April 11 - Northern Stevedoring Services (NSS) has placed an order for a Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane, which will operate in Berth 3 and 4 in Queensland's Port of Townsville.
Views: 473
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HSH Nordbank suffers heavy losses

April 11 - April 11 - HSH Nordbank, one of the world's largest maritime lenders, revealed that it lost EUR814 million (USD1.13 billion) during its 2013 financial year, up from EUR124 million (USD172 million) in 2012.
Views: 692
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Port of San Diego handles generator

April 11 - April 11 - The Port of San Diego has handled a 300-tonne generator destined for the Agua Prieta power plant in Sonora, Mexico.
Views: 415
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Projects and contracts - April 11th 2014

April 11 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week. We have seen the US and Russia fall out over nuclear energy, the incorporation of what will be one of the world's leading alumini
Views: 1078
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Cargolux to fly to Zhengzhou

April 11 - April 11 - After operating a series of charter flights, Cargolux Airlines International SA will begin regular scheduled services between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou - the capital of Chinese province Henan - on April 24.
Views: 745
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Seaway completes Meerwind project

April 11 - April 11 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has completed the installation of a 3,300-tonne transformer topside for the WindMW Meerwind project with its crane vessel Oleg Strashnov.
Views: 488
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Freydag joins BDP

April 10 - April 10 - BDP International has appointed Claus Freydag as country manager for its German subsidiary, BDP International GmbH.
Views: 763
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Success for Liebherr model

April 10 - April 10 - Liebherr unveiled its new 60-tonne LTM 1060-3.1 mobile crane at Bauma 2013, and since then dozens of the model have been delivered to customers throughout Europe and also on other continents.
Views: 689
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Conxion lifts heavy quartet

April 10 - April 10 - Conxion Logistics has completed four heavy lifts at the Mesaieed port for Qatar Fuel Additives Company (QAFAC) for the QAFAC Turnaround project 2014.
Views: 906
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Greencarrier opens in Belarus

April 10 - April 10 - Greencarrier Freight Services has opened a new office in Minsk, Belarus, which will be managed by previous Vilnius branch manager, Aurimas Digrevicius.
Views: 762
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Crane Rental hauls transformer

April 10 - April 10 - Crane Rental Corporation has transported a 163-tonne transformer over a distance of 80 km through Florida on a 24-axle dual-lane Trail King Trailer.
Views: 891
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Almajdouie overcomes narrow gate

April 10 - April 10 - Almajdouie Logistics was awarded a contract by Samsung Engineering for the Customs clearance and transportation of heavy and outsize cargoes for its CO2 project located 350 km south of Jubail.
Views: 585
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Strike warning for Argentina

April 10 - April 10 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a potential general strike in Argentina today from 00:00 to 24:00.
Views: 473
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New lead for GAC Australia

April 9 - April 9 - Scott Henderson has been appointed managing director of GAC Australia, following the retirement of Phil Coolican.
Views: 886
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DHL assists wax production

April 9 - April 9 - DHL Industrial Projects has transported a 344.5-tonne wax reactor from South Korea to Richards Bay in South Africa.
Views: 500
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WSS sees recovery in Japan

April 9 - April 9 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service's (WSS) general manager for Japan, Yoshihiro Iizuka, has said that although the Japanese market is moving towards growth for 2014, the recovery will be stronger in the second half of the year, with an increase in newbuil
Views: 439
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ISS promotes Griffin

April 9 - April 9 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has promoted Gavin Griffin to the role of vice president of sales for Europe and North Africa, reporting to regional executive vice president, Simon Edsall.
Views: 556
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It's a first for Yacht Exports

April 9 - April 9 - Yacht Exports has transported a 13.6-tonne and 15.5 m long yacht, Cranchi Atlantique, from Italy to Peru.
Views: 575
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Abrahams to head up new Terex facility

April 8 - April 8 - Terex Cranes has opened a new product support location in Singapore which will be managed by newly appointed sales and customer support leader for Southeast Asia, Bradley Abrahams.
Views: 894
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Saudia Cargo upgrades Shanghai service

April 8 - April 8 - Saudi Airlines Cargo (Saudia Cargo) has upgraded its Shanghai service to operate three weekly B747-8 freighter flights from Shanghai to Europe and KSA.
Views: 469
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Rebels hand over Libyan ports

April 8 - April 8 - In a gesture of goodwill, militant protesters in Libya have come to an agreement with the Libyan central government to pull out of two eastern oil ports in order to begin rebuilding the country's hugely important oil business.
Views: 552
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Steel plates fly with Damani

April 8 - April 8 - Damani Shipping Pvt Ltd acted as air freight agents to transport eight steel plates from Mumbai to the Brazilian town of Porto Alegre on a part charter.
Views: 631
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Gothenburg reveals Master Plan

April 8 - April 8 - The Port of Gothenburg has revealed its new Master Plan that will govern infrastructure spending at the Swedish gateway until 2035.
Views: 546
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Berard completes heavy projects

April 8 - April 8 - Berard Transportation has been busy coordinating the launch of a fast support vessel, as well as relocating a 200-tonne cold box.
Views: 278
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Saltchuk makes Tropical acquisition

April 8 - April 8 - A subsidiary of Saltchuk Resources has entered into a binding purchase and sale agreement to acquire Tropical Shipping and its related transportation, consolidation and cargo insurance companies.
Views: 765
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ISS appoints Leonard

April 7 - April 7 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Jason Leonard as its global HSSE manager.
Views: 551
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Allseas is UN-approved supplier

April 7 - April 7 - Following its authorisation as a supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Allseas Global Logistics has now secured the United Nations' Approved Supplier Status for its commitment to the humanitarian aid and relief sector.
Views: 446
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Damen vessels arrive in Rotterdam

April 7 - April 7 - ZPMC's Zhen Hua 29 has delivered 13 new Damen Stan Pontoons, six Stan Tugs and four Stan Tenders from Shanghai to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 606
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Liebherr on night shift in Darmstadt

April 7 - April 7 - Liebherr's LTM 1750-9.1 and LTM 1500-8.1 mobile cranes, operated by MSG-Krandienst GmbH, have been at work for two nights installing steel girders for the new bridge structure at the Darmstadt autobahn intersection.
Views: 452
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Nurminen gets converters moving

April 7 - April 7 - Nurminen Logistics has transported two 95-tonne converters from the Finnish city of Outokumpu to the port of Pori.
Views: 588
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It's a gas for Almajdouie

April 7 - April 7 - Almajdouie Logistics was contracted by SK Engineering & Construction (SK E&C) to transport four advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGRs) and four solvent filters for the Wasit Gas Plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 592
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Volga-Dnepr delivers satellites

April 7 - April 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Luch-5V and KazSat-3 telecommunications satellites from Krasnoyarsk in Russia to Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome on board its AN-124-100 freighter aricraft.
Views: 769
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WWL expands service to Chile

April 7 - April 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has expanded its ocean service to South America's west coast by adding a monthly call to San Antonio in Chile.
Views: 581
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Air freight markets continue recovery

April 7 - April 7 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in February showing a 2.9 percent increase in demand compared to February 2013.
Views: 547
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G6 Alliance gets the FMC go-ahead to expand its network

April 7 - April 7 - Following its approval of the P3 Alliance, the Federal Maritime Commission has announced that it has concluded a comprehensive review of the proposed amendment to the G6 Alliance Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 012194-002 including the information
Views: 544
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Shipowners support EU for liner consortia block exemption

April 7 - April 7 - The European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) support the European Commission's proposal to extend the period of application of the so-called liner consort
Views: 452
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BEL powers ahead in Bangladesh

April 4 - April 4 - Bangladesh's Bengal Electric Ltd (BEL) has transported eight heavy modules for a 225 MW combined cycle power plant from the port of Mongla to the plant site in Sirajgani.
Views: 654
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StederDelta moves cranes

April 4 - April 4 - StederDelta Group SRL has transported six Liebherr cranes and their accessories, with a total volume of 3,000 cu m, from Bucharest to Abu Dhabi.
Views: 786
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Roland Spedition files for insolvency

April 4 - April 4 - The law firm, Philip Schober Brinkmann & Partner Bremen, which was appointed provisional administrator when Bremen's Roland Spedition GmbH filed for insolvency last month, has said that the company's business operations will continue in full, as
Views: 739
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Projects and contracts - April 4th 2014

April 4 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week, including a QDVC-led JV winning a large motorway construction project and Wood Group securing retrofit projects in Australia.
Views: 874
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Alian

April 4 - April 4 - Alian
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GTE gets crane moving

April 4 - April 4 - GTE Logistics has transported a 250-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 12500.1 crane from the Moscow region of Russia to Severobaikalsk.
Views: 649
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ERL selects HAROPA

April 4 - April 4 - The French subsidiary of European Roro Lines (ERL), ERL France, has set up its head office in HAROPA's port of Le Havre and launched a river terminal operation at the port of Gennevilliers dedicated to the transport of vehicles to Le Havre.
Views: 513
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Crane Rental in tower transport

April 4 - April 4 - Crane Rental Corporation has helped transport a huge tower used to refine ethane from a natural gas stream to a natural gas plant in the northeast USA.
Views: 857
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Global Star shines in record move

April 4 - April 4 - Global Star Logistics has handled the discharge and transport of three large pieces of equipment for a nuclear power station at the Port of Shanghai.
Views: 677
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WSS strengthens Asian management

April 3 - April 3 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Hege Solstad regional director for WSS Asia Pacific and Harald Lundestad as general manager for WSS Singapore.
Views: 660
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H

April 3 - April 3 - H
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WWPC duo cooperate

April 3 - April 3 - B & B International SAS chartered a B747 freighter aircraft from Atlas Air in order to move 117.5 tonnes of marble and other cargo from Italy to Chad for the construction of the Grand Hotel in N'djamena.
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Alexander makes for Mongolia

April 3 - April 3 - Alexander Global Logistics has transported over-dimensional mining equipment from Houston to Ulan Bator in Mongolia, via the port of Tianjin.
Views: 656
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Mammoet relocates methanol plant

April 3 - April 3 - Mammoet has completed the transportation of an entire methanol plant over 8,720 km from the southernmost part of Chile to the US State of Louisiana for Methanex Corporation.
Views: 512
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Liebherr moves over Kiel

April 3 - April 3 - CIS Cargo has shipped a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 telescopic mobile crane from the Port of Kiel to Klaipeda in Lithuania on DFDS Seaways ship.
Views: 917
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Van der Vlist helps power lighthouse

April 3 - April 3 - Van der Vlist has transported a trenching machine from western France to Spurn point in the UK's Humber estuary to help re-establish power for a lighthouse, which had been cut off without electricity or a water supply.
Views: 424
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ABC launches new routes to Moscow

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is expanding its presence in Europe with new B747F services linking Moscow with Malmo in Sweden and Leipzig in Germany.
Views: 713
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Tuscor Lloyds ships excavator trio

April 2 - April 2 - Tuscor Lloyds has shipped three excavators as out-of-gauge cargo from Antwerp, Belgium to Korsakov in Russia for a mining company.
Views: 608
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Project shipping comes under pressure

April 2 - April 2 - Following a tough 2013 the multipurpose shipping sector looks set to bounce back this year, according to Drewry Maritime Research's latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report. However, the project cargo market faces an uphi
Views: 749
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US steel imports surge

April 2 - April 2 - US steel imports in February 2014 increased by 1.4 percent over January 2014, and surged 29.6 percent over February 2013 levels, according to data released by the U.S Government.
Views: 291
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Scheuerle redefines trailer for US market

April 2 - April 2 - Scheuerle has developed its HighwayGiant dual lane trailer for its American customer Sterett Crane & Rigging to fulfil the varying transport requirements across most US states.
Views: 471
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ACI Cargo in oil rig move

April 2 - April 2 - ACI Cargo Logistics SA has transported a dismantled oil rig from Pozo Gigante 5 in Huila to Colombia's Barranquilla port, which will then be shipped to China for the Greatwall Drilling Co.'s (GWDC) oil rig.
Views: 807
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DNV GL establishes joint subsea project

April 2 - April 2 - DNV GL has established a joint industry project (JIP) to develop practical methods for reducing the risks and lifetime cost of steel wire ropes for subsea lifting applications, using an integrated systems approach.
Views: 372
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ISS wins Brazilian project

April 1 - April 1 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has been appointed by Van Oord to provide a range of support solutions to an offshore pipelaying project at Rota Cabiunas in Brazil's Santos Basin.
Views: 761
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Darka discharges survey boat

April 1 - April 1 - Darka for Trading & Services was appointed agent for Sevenstar Yacht Transport's vessel Zelada Desgagnes to discharge a 34-tonne survey boat at its port call in Port Sudan.
Views: 696
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Helicopters fly Fast & Direct

April 1 - April 1 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services LLC has handled the transportation of two Bell B-412 helicopters from Dubai to Frankfurt in Germany.
Views: 584
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SAL concludes year-long project

April 1 - April 1 - SAL Heavy Lift has completed a major project to transport and install a 1,250-tonne coal shiploader, owned and operated by the Adani Mining Company, at Abbot Point in Queensland, Australia.
Views: 647
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ABIS Duisburg mobilised

April 1 - April 1 - Mobilised at the Rotterdam Offshore Group yard in the Waalhaven, the heavy lift vessel ABIS Duisburg has completed a project for a windfarm in the German Baltic Sea.
Views: 747
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AMI opens two in Australasia

April 1 - April 1 - Air Menzies International (AMI) has opened two new offices in Darwin, Australia and Christchurch in New Zealand.
Views: 630
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Catamaran duo set sail

April 1 - April 1 - Alex. Birger Grieg AS has arranged the transportation of two catamarans onboard SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Gloria.
Views: 808

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