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Sectors News from August 2014

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Olicargo in a scrap

August 29 - August 29 - Olicargo Transitario has completed the multimodal transportation of a 2,500-tonne shear scrap used in recycling oil structures, from Portugal to Raunes in Norway.
Views: 801
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Nurminen on track to China

August 29 - August 29 - Nurminen Logistics has signed a letter of intent with UTLC, a joint venture between Russian, Kazakhstan and Belarusian state railways, for cooperation on a railway route linking Finland and China.
Views: 939
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New Illinois oversize permit system

August 29 - August 29 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has reported that the Illinois Department of Transportation has introduced a new automated permitting system for oversize and overweight loads.
Views: 784
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Westlink goes east

August 29 - August 29 - Westlink Logistics has opened a new office in Brisbane, Australia.
Views: 834
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Sevenstar helps out US Navy

August 28 - August 28 - Sevenstar Exceptional Marine Transport (Sevenstar EMT) has completed the transport of two 360-tonne US marine patrol crafts from Norfolk, Virginia to the port of Bahrain on board the semi-submersible vessel Super Servant 4.
Views: 1276
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LO-PINOD sees regional port plus

August 28 - August 28 - The LO-PINOD conference: 'the role of regional ports: transforming sustainable freight movement', will see stakeholders from the shipping, transport and logistics industries gather to discuss the how regional ports are optimising their operati
Views: 1255
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TIS chooses Goldhofer

August 28 - August 28 - Headquartered in St Petersburg, Russia, the TIS Group has ordered three new Goldhofer PST/SL-E heavy-duty modular transporters - one six-axle and two four-axle vehicles.
Views: 996
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R&B powers ahead in Qatar

August 28 - August 28 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has chartered a heavy lift vessel to transport six transformers and their accessories from Rijeka port to Doha, Qatar.
Views: 1131
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Ruslan assists mine production

August 27 - August 27 - One of Ruslan International's An-124 freighters has delivered a large replacement ball mill head, weighing 19 tonnes, from Australia to a mining company in Chile, enabling full production to be resumed.
Views: 875
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New ceo at Jurong

August 27 - August 27 - Jurong Port, a wholly owned subsidiary of JTC Corporation, has appointed Boon Hoe Ooi as its new chief executive officer.
Views: 1122
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DNV GL maps Arctic risk

August 27 - August 27 - Technical advisor to the oil and gas industry DNV GL has developed an interactive Arctic Risk Map to present risks associated with offshore and maritime activities in the Arctic.
Views: 562
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Emirates SkyCargo heads to LA

August 27 - August 27 - Emirates SkyCargo has added Los Angeles to its network of freighter destinations across the USA, with the start of a weekly service to the city.
Views: 901
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Nautilus moves house

August 26 - August 26 - Nautilus International Holding Corp., along with its subsidiaries Metro Ports, Metro Cruise Services, Metro Shore Services and Metro Risk Management, is moving into a new facility in Long Beach, California.
Views: 716
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Ekin scrubs up

August 26 - August 26 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has shipped two 45-tonne scrubbers from Mersin to Kocaeli in Turkey.
Views: 1096
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Design team invite for Volga-Dnepr winners

August 26 - August 26 - Volga-Dnepr Group's international competition to design an 'advanced transport aircraft of the 21st century' has been won by three students attending the Moscow Aviation Institute.
Views: 892
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Shetland looks to decommissioning

August 26 - August 26 - Lerwick Port Authority is undertaking a GBP11.95 million (USD19.8 million) quayside infrastructure project at Dales Voe South in order to support the development of oil and gas decommissioning in Shetland.
Views: 1285
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Aaras pipes up

August 26 - August 26 - Aaras Shipping Agencies has received the breakbulk vessel Salta at Port Qasim, which was carrying 3,845 tonnes of equipment for use in a water sanitation project in Pakistan.
Views: 1106
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Deltamarin adds EPC to portfolio

August 26 - August 26 - Deltamarin has established a subsidiary - Deltamarin Floating Construction - to focus on delivering engineering, procurement, construction and installation solutions for the marine and offshore industry on turnkey basis.
Views: 783
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ABS opens in Beijing

August 26 - August 26 - Global provider of classification services to the marine and offshore industries, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), has opened a new office in Beijing.
Views: 1032
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Education on the agenda at Breakbulk

August 26 - August 26 - Breakbulk Americas, a conference about breakbulk and project cargo, which will be held in Houston at the George R Brown Convention Centre from September 29 - October 2, will examine the market and challenges that face companies involved in mul
Views: 990
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RZDL delivers for pipe plant

August 26 - August 26 - In response to a request from Woojin Global Logistics, Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) has established a partnership with the Chelyabinsk pipe rolling plant.
Views: 963
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UPDATE: Vigorous arrives in Portland

August 26 - August 22 - Constructed by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) in China, the floating dry dock Vigorous has arrvied in Portland, USA onboard Dockwise's semi-submersible vessel Blue Marlin.
Views: 921
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RMS expands commercial team

August 25 - August 25 - UK ports operator, RMS Group, has expanded its commercial team with the addition of Craig Hodgson as group commercial manager and David Allen as group business development manager.
Views: 1351
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Alexander ships crane to Georgia

August 25 - August 25 - Alexander Global Logistics Germany (AGL) has handled the ocean freight shipment of a Liebherr crane weighing 49.2 tonnes, with the dimensions of 11.84 m x 3.4 m x 3.4 m, from the Netherlands to Batumi, Georgia, along with a number of container
Views: 1301
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CAL adds 747

August 25 - August 25 - CAL Cargo Airlines has purchased a Boeing 747-400-ERF, originally manufactured in 2007, thereby completing the upgrade of the airline's fleet to two open nose and door freighters.
Views: 965
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Bertling to sell AN-225 capacity in USA

August 25 - August 25 - Antonov Airlines has appointed Bertling Logistics, Inc as its sales and marketing agent to promote and offer Antonov-225 airlift capacity owned and operated by the airline in the USA.
Views: 1295
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FS Shipping delivers separator

August 22 - August 22 - FS Shipping (M) Sdn Bhd has shipped a low pressure production separator and associated equipment, weighing 87 tonnes, from Port Klang in Malaysia to Brunei.
Views: 1075
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Party time at PCN

August 22 - August 22 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is celebrating its fourth anniversary and its most progressive year since its launch in August 2010.
Views: 825
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Scheuerle keeps rolling

August 22 - August 22 - Stabroek, Belgium based Roll-iT has ordered 24 axle lines of Scheuerle SPMT Split - an SPMT version that can be divided in half to form three-file combinations for use on transportation routes with restricted space.
Views: 706
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OHT in Troll transport

August 22 - August 22 - Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Falcon has loaded the jack-up rig Troll Solution in Rotterdam for shipment to Mexico.
Views: 1256
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Manitowoc ups training

August 22 - August 22 - On September 1, Manitowoc is to officially open its new training centre at the Manitowoc Crane Care facility in St Pierre de Chandieu, France.
Views: 977
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Fantastic 50 for Liebherr

August 22 - August 22 - The 50th 1,200-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 heavy-duty mobile crane has been sold to Japanese company Yamagata.
Views: 1080
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Neptune Pacific buys Polynesian Shipping

August 22 - August 22 - Neptune Pacific Line (NPL) has reached an agreement with Polynesian Shipping Line's shareholders to purchase the business.
Views: 1019
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Profit hike for Tiong Woon

August 21 - August 21 - Tiong Woon Corporation Holding posted a 25 percent year-on-year increase in net profit to SGD22.1 million (USD17.6 million) for the financial year ended June 30, 2014.
Views: 1127
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Freight terminal vital, says SOHAR

August 21 - August 21 - Executive commercial manager, Edwin Lammers, has said that the development of a freight rail terminal at Sohar will be vital in accelerating national growth and ensuring that Oman remains competitive in global markets.
Views: 1122
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Rhenus targets offshore sector

August 21 - August 21 - With the establishment of Rhenus Offshore Logistics GmbH & Co at the beginning of August, the Rhenus Group says that it is repositioning itself in the logistics business for the offshore wind energy sector.
Views: 891
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Longview's success continues

August 21 - August 21 - On the heels of last year's record-setting cargo volumes, the Port of Longview posted a 4 percent year-on-year increase in cargo handled in the first half of 2014, at 3.9 million tonnes.
Views: 336
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More trainees for Hansa Meyer

August 21 - August 21 - Bremen-based project logistics company Hansa Meyer Global has continued its commitment to training with the appointment of three new trainees in Bremen and Hamburg.
Views: 1279
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Kulagina joins VESTA

August 21 - August 21 - Natalya Kulagina has joined VESTA-Kazakhstan as general director of the company.
Views: 1071
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Steely start for ETAL

August 21 - August 21 - Egyptian Transportation & Logistics (ETAL) has transported seven 35-tonne steel girders from the Arab Contractors Shipyard in Ismailia to Alexandria.
Views: 987
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F S Mackenzie sold

August 21 - August 21 - Singapore Post has, through its subsidiary Famous Holdings, purchased the entire issued and paid-up share capital of UK-based freight forwarder and NVOCC, F S Mackenzie.
Views: 1354
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Hansa tackles reactor challenge

August 21 - August 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Richards Bay has carried two reactors from India to the Port of New Orleans.
Views: 1032
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BAE rolls out of Portsmouth

August 21 - August 21 - The 6,000 tonne hull section of the HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier has been rolled out of its dock hall at BAE Systems' Portsmouth facility, ready for its transport by barge to Rosyth in Scotland.
Views: 718
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Lufthansa adds Lagos freighter

August 21 - August 21 - Lufthansa Cargo is further integrating Lagos into its network through twice-weekly freighter flights.
Views: 724
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CEA orders truck duo

August 21 - August 21 - CEA Projects's new division in Myanmar has ordered two new UD GWE 420 Quester tractor units from UMG Myanmar.
Views: 882
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RollDock storms onto the scene

August 20 - August 18 - RollDock's newbuild vessel RollDock Storm has made its maiden voyage from the Belgian Port of Zeebrugge to Russia's Port of Sabetta, carrying equipment for a dredging project.
Views: 1024
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Piggyback lift for Mammoet

August 20 - August 20 - Mammoet has lifted the 122 ft (37 m) long space shuttle replica Independence and positioned it on top of the original Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at the NASA Space Center Houston.
Views: 1091
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Success for GBS liner service

August 20 - August 20 - Global Boat Shipping's (GBS) liner service has shipped five yachts from Hamburg within one week.
Views: 838
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Insurers wary of Arctic shipping risks

August 20 - August 20 - UK based insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh says that improvements to vessel capabilities and support services are key to the future of Arctic navigation.
Views: 1010
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Toll reports increased revenues

August 20 - August 20 - In its 2013 - 2014 financial year, Toll's revenue increased 1.1 per cent over the previous year to AUD8.8 billion (USD8.18 billion), with net profit after tax (before individually significant items) also up 5.7 percent to AUD298.5 million (USD
Views: 1260
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Universal handles transformer

August 20 - August 20 - Universal Transport has managed the shipment of a transformer from southern Germany to an electricity sub-station close to Brunsb
Views: 972
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Stable half for Niedersachsen

August 20 - August 20 - The nine seaports of Niedersachsen saw positive developments in cargoes related to agriculture, the automotive industry and wind energy in the first half of 2014, which saw almost 23 million tonnes of cargo throughput.
Views: 427
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Longview gets on board

August 19 - August 19 - Governor of Washington, Jay Inslee, has appointed the ceo of the Port of Longview, Geir-Eilif Kalhagen, to the Washington State Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board (FMSIB).
Views: 1244
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Shell module sets sail - update

August 19 - August 18 - The largest piece of a turret for Shell's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction.
Views: 686
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ASCO opens Australian base

August 19 - August 19 - International oilfield support services company ASCO has opened a new marine supply base in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 1625
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DB Schenker opens Queensland hub

August 19 - August 19 - DB Schenker has opened its largest Australian supply chain and warehouse facility at the Redbank Motorway Estate in Ipswich, Queensland.
Views: 1013
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Goldhofer modules carry crane

August 19 - August 19 - Kahl Schwerlast has used Goldhofer's PST/SL-E heavy-duty modules to help relocate a 630-tonne gantry crane in Duisburg, Germany.
Views: 1481
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Strong six months for Clarksons

August 19 - August 19 - Clarkson PLC (Clarksons) has posted a strong performance for the six months ended June 30, 2014, despite continued challenging market conditions.
Views: 1049
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Container ship numbers peaking

August 19 - August 19 - Drewry Maritime Research has said that the number of container ships transporting goods around the world fell in the first half of 2014 but the total capacity of the global fleet continues to increase.
Views: 835
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Windy work for MBS

August 18 - August 18 - MBS Logistics has transported four used wind turbines, with a total volume of 4,204 cu m, from a wind farm in M
Views: 1367
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Hamburg expects record 2014

August 18 - August 18 - The Port of Hamburg handled a total of 72.6 million tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2014, a 6.6 percent rise on the same period of 2013.
Views: 1671
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Harms Bergung in Dolphin tow

August 18 - August 18 - Harms Bergung Transport & Heavylift's anchor handling tug Orcus has been chartered by Dolphin Drilling to tow the semisubmersible rig Borgny Dolphin from Brazil to Scotland.
Views: 818
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Pareto acquires Derrick

August 18 - August 18 - Kristiansand, Norway based Pareto JGO Shipbrokers has acquired UK based offshore oil and gas, renewable energy and subsea cable industry specialist Derrick Offshore.
Views: 744
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Another eight for Nordana

August 18 - August 18 - Nordana has confirmed reports from the Chinese media that it has ordered a further eight heavy lift ships from China's Taizhou Sanfu Shipbuilding.
Views: 1108
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GAC alert on Port of Venice

August 18 - August 18 - According to an advisory note issued by GAC, from August 18 at 03.00 to August 25 at 00.01, transit will be allowed only through the lock chamber at the entrance of Port of Venice/Porto Marghera for ro-ro ships with a maximum length of 200 m w
Views: 419
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Allport adds Webley to board

August 15 - August 15 - Allport Cargo Services has appointed its human resources director, Debbie Webley, to the company's executive board.
Views: 851
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Uneven global growth continues

August 15 - August 15 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has marked down its global growth projection for 2014 from 3.7 percent in April to 3.4 percent in July.
Views: 1364
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Crowley helps U.S. Navy launch

August 15 - August 15 - Crowley Maritime Coporation's ocean class tugboat Ocean Sky and heavy lift barge 455-4 has provided support to shipbuilder Austal USA during the launch of the newly built U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), USS Montgomery.
Views: 1023
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First up at Westermost Rough

August 15 - August 15 - The first of 35 Siemens 6MW turbines has been installed by A2SEA's SEA CHALLENGER at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm.
Views: 722
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Osaka hub for DB Schenker

August 15 - August 15 - DB Schenker has established a new air and ocean freight hub in Osaka, Japan, with the view to expanding its intermodal service from North Asia to Europe.
Views: 821
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Projects roll in for BNSF

August 15 - August 15th - BNSF Logistics has handled the transport of three 154-tonne transformers from the Port of Baltimore to their final job site in Maryland.
Views: 1169
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Sub sails with Yacht Exports

August 15 - August 15 - Yacht Exports has transported a 40-tonne submarine from Gothenburg, Sweden to Kingston in Jamaica.
Views: 1263
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Boskalis set for record year

August 14 - August 14 - Royal Boskalis Westminster nv has posted a net profit of EUR253 million (USD338.4 million) for the first half of 2014, compared with the EUR123 million (USD164.8 million) in the first half of 2013.
Views: 1194
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Zhen Hua arrives in Rosyth

August 14 - August 14 - ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 24 has arrived at Forth Ports' Port of Rosyth, loaded with 36 large steel deck sections for use in the construction of the new Queensferry Crossing.
Views: 1234
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Transafe handles oil refinery modules

August 14 - August 14 - Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics chartered a vessel to deliver 10 adsorbers and tail gas drums, plus spare parts, with an overall weight of 426 tonnes from Lubeck to Ust-Luga port.
Views: 1125
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Argosy on the gas

August 14 - August 14 - Argosy Transportation Group has transported four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks from Veracruz, Mexico to Georgetown in Guyana.
Views: 1186
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Georgia sees volumes soar

August 14 - August 14 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 61,860 units of automobiles and heavy machinery in July, 2014 - up 8.5 percent compared with the same period last year.
Views: 786
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Jumbo Kinetic back on track

August 14 - August 14 - According to reports on the Brodosplit website, the shipbuilder appears to have patched up its contractual differences with Jumbo and the first of two ships that it is building for the heavy lift shipping line looks set to be delivered after i
Views: 1300
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Sacema loads three

August 13 - August 13 - Sacema Project Shipping has transported three consecutive project shipments from Hamburg to Mundra in India.
Views: 988
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Roll-Lift sets off in Uruguay

August 13 - August 13 - Roll-Lift's Uruguayan operation has begun the transport of the first heavy load destined for the Punta del Tigre combined cycle power plant, from the port of Nueva Palmira.
Views: 717
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Crane Rental fleet keeps growing

August 13 - August 13 - As part of its ongoing investment in its heavy haul division, Crane Rental Corporation has ordered three new Peterbilt four-axle heavy haul tractors with sleepers.
Views: 1480
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Tanks set up home in Antwerp

August 13 - August 13 - Two Geldof-manufactured storage tanks, the largest measuring 16 m wide and 12 m high, have been transported to a refinery in Antwerp.
Views: 1075
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Back to the future for Volga-Dnepr

August 12 - August 12 - At the third International Air Transport Forum (IATF) being held at Ulyanovsk-Vostochny airport in Russia from August 14-16, Volga-Dnepr Group will present a concept for a 'future airlifter', as well as try to set a new world record.
Views: 804
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Coscol welcomes DA DE

August 12 - August 12 - The 28,000 dwt newbuild heavy lift vessel DA DE has joined the fleet of Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol).
Views: 789
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The Freight Co barges in

August 12 - August 12 - The Freight Co. Ltd Myanmar has been appointed general sales agent (GSA) for a barge service between Rangong, Thailand and Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 1470
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DB Schenker in Vietnam buyout

August 12 - August 12 - DB Schenker has acquired the outstanding 49 percent of the shares in its joint venture with Gemadept Logistics, Schenker Gemadept Logistics, making it the full owner of the Vietnamese company.
Views: 1214
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Agility makes ties in China

August 12 - August 12 - Agility has strengthened its East China ocean freight service capabilities with a strategic partnership agreement with Shanghai International Port Group Logistics (SIPGL).
Views: 927
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Neptune provides safe port in storm

August 12 - August 12 - Neptune Maritime Security has delivered crisis management training to bolster defences at major ports in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA) amid increasing instability in the region.
Views: 1133
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Al Jaber to sell transport unit?

August 12 - August 12 - International media reports suggest that Abu Dhabi's construction, engineering and marine services operator, Al Jaber Group, is preparing to sell its transport and lifting subsidiary, Al Jaber Heavy Lift.
Views: 1063
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Barge takes to the road

August 11 - August 11 - Van der Vlist has transported an 18-tonne barge by road from Zaandam in the Netherlands to its premises in Exmouth, UK.
Views: 1042
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Volga-Dnepr appoints Khodakovsky

August 11 - August 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Anton Khodakovsky as vice president for Japan and South Korea.
Views: 1301
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EMS celebrates year in Albania

August 11 - August 11 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (APO) has celebrated the first anniversary of its active service.
Views: 1386
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Agility's net profit climbs

August 11 - August 11 - Agility posted a net profit of KD12.9 million (USD45.5 million) for the second quarter of 2014, an increase of 12 percent compared with the same period of 2013.
Views: 915
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L-3 equips Hochtief Vidar

August 11 - August 11 - L-3 SAM Electronics has completed the installation of drive equipment, navigation, automation and positioning systems onboard Hochtief Infrastructure's heavy-lift jack-up vessel, Vidar.
Views: 957
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First for ALE's Mega Jack

August 11 - August 11 - The latest innovation from ALE, the Mega Jack 800, has made its debut during a large bridge exchange project in the Netherlands.
Views: 941
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Roll-Lift busy in USA

August 8 - August 8 - Roll-Lift has assisted the transportation and installation of a splitter column at a condensate processing facility in Houston, USA.
Views: 1171
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BBC on rescue mission

August 8 - August 8 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Florida has assisted a rescue operation that helped save the lives of 90 refugees found drifting in a rubber boat on the Mediterranean Sea.
Views: 834
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Sennebogen sets launch date

August 8 - August 8 - Straubing, Germany based Sennebogen is to publicly introduce its new telescopic crawler crane with a safe working load of over 100 tonnes in the autumn of 2014.
Views: 965
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Extreme sailing for GAC Pindar

August 8 - August 8 - GAC Pindar has secured a three-year contract extension with the global Extreme Sailing Series to manage the worldwide shipping of the series' boats, equipment and support materials.
Views: 815
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Power projects for Oznakliyat

August 8 - August 8 - Oznakliyat Kara Tasimaciligi has been awarded a yearly contract for the precarriage of wind turbine blades from their manufacturer's factory in Turkey to the port of Izmir.
Views: 1125
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Hansa Meyer joins Jacobs University

August 8 - August 8 - Juern Schmidt, managing director of Hansa Meyer Global Transport, has been appointed to the advisory board of Jacobs University's International Logistics department.
Views: 1093
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Towering heights for Meriaura

August 8 - August 8 - Meriaura has transported a flexible pipelaying tower on board its multipurpose vessel Meri from the UK's Port of Tyne to Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Views: 664
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Lerwick ups oil and gas game

August 8 - August 8 - Coscol's semi-submersible vessel Xiang Yun Kou has transported a 10,000-tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for the Solan oilfield in the North Sea, from Dubai to Scotland's Lerwick Harbour.
Views: 1503
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Collett: safety-first course

August 8 - August 8 - September 27 will see Collett Transport deliver its first Safe Urban Driving Course - aimed at improving fleet safety and productivity.
Views: 680
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WWH sees seasonal sales gain

August 7 - August 7 - A seasonal improvement in sea freight volumes during the second quarter of 2014 saw Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding's (WWH) revenue grow 6 percent year-on-year to USD965 million.
Views: 1297
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SCS presses ahead

August 7 - August 7 - SCS Heavy Lifts & Transports has coordinated the delivery and installation of a 150-tonne press between Germany and China.
Views: 1324
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24/7 job for CEA

August 7 - August 7 - CEA Projects in Myanmar is now operating three warehouses 24 hours a day to meet the demand for its new telecommunications contracts.
Views: 1260
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Hospital takes to the skies

August 7 - August 7 - Air Partner and Ruslan International have worked together to move an entire portable hospital from Turkey to Tangier, Morocco on board an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 1166
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Reactors on the double

August 7 - August 7 - Canada based Mantoria Inc has moved two large hydro reactors from Japan to South Korea for long term storage.
Views: 836
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Ro-ro rise at Zeebrugge

August 7 - August 7 - During the first half of 2014, the Port of Zeebrugge handled over 22 million tonnes of freight, up 3.7 percent in comparison with 2013's first semester.
Views: 1199
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Egypt reveals second Suez

August 6 - August 6 - Egypt's President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sisi has unveiled a plan to build a second Suez Canal, in an attempt to increase the number of vessels transiting the route.
Views: 1238
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Ocean Patriot discharged

August 6 - August 6 - Dockwise Vanguard has discharged Diamond Offshore's semi-submersible oil rig Ocean Patriot in the Firth of Forth, Scotland.
Views: 811
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Subsea 7 opens facility in Leith

August 6 - August 6 - Subsea 7 has opened a new bespoke spoolbase facility at Edinburgh's Port of Leith, which is owned by Forth Ports.
Views: 711
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Garone loads transformers

August 6 - August 6 - Garone Logistics China Ltd. has loaded transformers in Shanghai for transport to Cagayan in the Philippines.
Views: 918
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E.ON awards Ballast Nedam

August 6 - August 6 - Ballast Nedam has signed a contract with E.ON for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm.
Views: 727
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Terex beats the clock

August 6 - August 6 - Swiss crane service provider Toggenburger has used a Terex AC 100/4L and Terex Challenger 3180 all terrain crane to lift a 60 m long steel district heating pipe onto a support frame in just three hours.
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Thumbs up for Logwin

August 5 - August 5 - The Logwin Group posted an increase in its operating result (EBITA) to EUR12.3 million (USD16.4 million) for the first half-year of 2014, compared with the EUR10.7 million (USD14.3 million) recorded in the same period last year.
Views: 752
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Canaveral targets cyber crime

August 5 - August 5 - Canaveral Port Authority plans to spend USD1.6 million to fund a new cyber-security program.
Views: 1102
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Topside travels to Caspian

August 5 - August 5 - The topside section of a living quarters platform has been transported to the Vladimir Filanovsky oil field in the Caspian Sea.
Views: 790
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CEVA on the right track

August 5 - August 5 - CEVA Holdings LLC reported a 6 percent rise in revenue year-on-year during its second quarter of 2014 at USD1.978 billion.
Views: 1156
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Contracts fly in for Alexander

August 5 - August 5 - Alexander Global Logistics has won a number of contracts, which will begin this month and are scheduled for completion by November.
Views: 1391
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Supply-demand balance set to stabilise

August 5 - August 5 - Drewry Maritime Research believes that the balance between supply and demand in the headhaul direction of East-West trades should be better managed by carriers next year due to the introduction of bigger alliances and consortia.
Views: 730
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Pacific Orca arrives at BOW

August 5 - August 5 - The large installation jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has arrived at the BOW terminal in Vlissingen, the Netherlands for demobilisation.
Views: 901
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Moscow calls for Nurminen

August 5 - August 5 - Nurminen Logistics is to open an office in Moscow on September 1, 2014, which will be headed up by Kauko Tanninen.
Views: 1341
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SC&R Foundation offers incentives

August 4 - August 4 - Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) affiliate, the SC&R Foundation, has expanded its grant programme for individuals wishing to further careers related to the crane, rigging and specialised transportation industry by USD25,000.
Views: 548
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Martin Bencher looks to India

August 4 - August 4 - Martin Bencher has signed an agency agreement with MB Projects and Logistics (India) Pvt. Ltd (MB Prolog) based in Chennai.
Views: 785
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Seajacks duo ready for work

August 4 - August 4 - Following a series of repair and renewal jobs by Shipdock Amsterdam, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, the two jack-up vessels Seajacks Leviathan and Seajacks Kraken are ready for their upcoming assignments.
Views: 688
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Another semi-sub for Coscol

August 4 - August 4 - Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) has signed a contract with CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding for the construction of a 50,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel.
Views: 1413
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TAG foundations head for Humber

August 4 - August 4 - TAG Energy Solutions has undertaken the load out of four 650-tonne monopile foundations and four transition pieces, which are destined for the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 998
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Silver skies for Nurminen

August 4 - August 4 - Nurminen Logistics is in the process of transporting the restaurant boat Silver Sky, which was built in Turkey for Finnish Silverline, from the M
Views: 1106
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Depth sinks to new low

August 1 - August 1 - Depth Logistics - an Australian 4PL specialising in the transportation of project and heavy cargoes worldwide - says the value of machinery imported into the country in June sunk to AUD147 million (USD136.7 million).
Views: 1194
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BBC delivers Rio module

August 1 - August 1 - BBC Chartering has shipped a 1,380-tonne modular accommodation unit from Dalian in China to Rio de Janeiro, on board the BBC Sapphire.
Views: 1157
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Singapore project office for Crowley

August 1 - August 1 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has expanded its presence in the Asia Pacific market by opening a new project management office in Singapore.
Views: 763
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Goldhofer debuts in Oman

August 1 - August 1 - Sinan Heavy Lift LLC, one of Oman's biggest crane rental and heavy haulage companies, has acquired a Goldhofer THP/SL platform trailer.
Views: 1431

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