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Cargo for the Congo

September 30 - September 30 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has worked together with Belgian forwarder Polytra in the delivery of 3,500 freight tonnes of cargo for a large hydropower project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 1017
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Crowley adds heavy lift barges

September 30 - September 30 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has received the first two of potentially four, new heavy lift, ballastable deck barges (HDBs) for use by clients in the Asia-Pacific region.
Views: 765
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Subs take Arctic trip

September 30 - September 30 - Heavy lift vessel Transshelf, which is owned and operated by Dockwise, has transported two nuclear-powered submarines along the Northern Sea Route, escorted by a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker.
Views: 748
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French delegation visits Volga

September 30 - September 30 - The French trade commission UBIFRANCE has paid a visit to Volga-Dnepr Airlines in Ulyanovsk to gain a better understanding of its unique air logistics capabilities.
Views: 558
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ABC ups Asian B747 capacity

September 30 - September 30 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is increasing its Boeing 747 freighter flights linking Tokyo and Seoul with Moscow.
Views: 561
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BBC fills up in Norway

September 29 - September 29 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Sapphire has been loaded with various crown mounted compensators (CMCs) and hydrarackers in Norway, all of which are destined for Busan in South Korea.
Views: 732
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RollDock ships Pieter Schelte beams

September 29 - September 29 - RollDock's heavy lift vessel RollDock Sea has performed the first of four voyages from Monfalcone, Italy to the Port of Rotterdam, carrying two topside lifting system beams.
Views: 687
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Another reely good one for EXG

September 29 - September 29 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has worked together with its partner Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) to transport a 130-tonne cable reel from Newcastle in the UK to Abu Dhabi's Mina Zayed Port on board the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 637
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Terex duo at work in Peru

September 26 - September 26 - A Terex HC 230 and HC 275 crawler crane have been delivered to Peru's Port of Paita in order to assist in one of the largest construction operations ever performed at the port's container terminal.
Views: 626
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Mammoet adds Freeport to network

September 26 - September 26 - Mammoet is to present its partnership with Texas' Port Freeport at the upcoming Breakbulk Americas event in Houston.
Views: 772
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JAXPORT gets arty

September 26 - September 26 - A one-of-a-kind cargo shipment moved across JAXPORT's newly rebuilt heavy lift cargo berth at Blount Island Marine Terminal this week.
Views: 869
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Fab four for Tradelossa

September 26 - September 26 - Tradelossa has handled the transportation of four transformers from the Port of Salina Cruz, Mexico, to an electrical substation in the country's Riviera Maya.
Views: 512
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FSG shipyards in new hands

September 26 - September 26 - The Norwegian-controlled Siem Industries is taking control of the German Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard, including all of its employees.
Views: 745
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MIS on the double

September 26 - September 26 - Oman-based project cargo specialist Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS) has discharged two 106-tonne transformers at Port Sultan Qaboos.
Views: 699
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Port of Everett gets a lift

September 26 - September 26 - The Port of Everett is adding additional lift capacity to its operations in March 2015, with the purchase of a new 150-tonne capacity Terex GHMK 7608 mobile harbour crane.
Views: 799
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BDP strengthens Indian presence

September 26 - September 26 - BDP International has integrated the operations of its Indian partner Unique Global Logistics (UGL).
Views: 1032
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ADPC launches new app

September 26 - September 26 - Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has launched a new mobile application - ADPC Port Pass - to help accelerate approved access to its ports.
Views: 296
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Saudia Cargo appoints ECS

September 26 - September 26 - Saudi Airlines Cargo Co. (Saudia Cargo) has appointed ECS Global Air Cargo India as its exclusive general sales and services agent (GSSA) in India.
Views: 684
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Significant drop in shipping emissions

September 26 - September 26 - According to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the total greenhouse gas emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been over 20 percent lower in 2012 than in 2007.
Views: 517
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Vanguard powers ahead

September 25 - September 25 - Vanguard has transported, offloaded and installed power generation equipment for the Dedisa Peaking power plant in Port Elizabeth.
Views: 501
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ABC first in Switzerland

September 25 - September 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) first ever flight to Switzerland has touched down in Basel, marking the start of the airline's new weekly service to and from the Swiss airport every Friday.
Views: 612
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Strong half year for ACS

September 25 - September 25 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has reported a strong first half of 2014 for all three of its divisions in both revenue and charter numbers.
Views: 286
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Sarens wins Ichthys project

September 25 - September 25 - Sarens Group has been awarded a contract by JKC Australia LNG, to perform sea lifting works for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project's onshore LNG facilities in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 824
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ISS assists Tanzanian port expansion

September 25 - September 25 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acted as port and discharging agent for ZPMC's heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 21 in Tanzania.
Views: 864
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Thorco and Comarco combine strengths

September 25 - September 25 - Thorco Shipping and Consolidated Marine Contractors (Comarco) have joined forces to form Houston, Texas based Instant Ports Incorporated.
Views: 689
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XLP caps off successful 2014 in Budapest

September 25 - September 25 - Members from every continent gathered in Budapest, Hungary from September 21-23 for the XLProjects (XLP) network's second annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 676
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Supersized success for Scheuerle

September 25 - September 25 - Scheuerle has increased Hyundai Heavy Industries' capacity for moving prefabricated modules following the delivery of a shipyard transporter.
Views: 509
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Esbjerg seeks operator for combi terminal

September 25 - September 25 - The Port of Esbjerg is inviting parties from the private sector to express their interest in running and developing its new combi terminal.
Views: 492
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Record Swiss roll for Cargolux

September 25 - September 25 - Cargolux has successfully arranged the transportation of its heaviest piece of equipment ever flown from Switzerland.
Views: 474
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Proud moment for Manitowoc

September 24 - September 24 - Manitowoc Cranes has delivered its 400th Manitowoc 2250 crawler crane to Fincantieri Marine Group's Bay Shipbuilding Division, located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Views: 697
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Altus moves four

September 24 - September 24 - Altus Logistics in Vietnam has transported four 45-tonne LPG bullet tanks from one depot to another in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh.
Views: 627
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Projects roll in for StederDelta

September 24 - September 24 - StederDelta Group SRL has handled the transport of 1,200 cu m of cargo, including compressors and electronic equipment, from the Estonian port of Paldiski and Norwegian port of Halden, to Turkmenbashi Port in the Caspian Sea.
Views: 649
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Daewon Logipia in Korean buy

September 24 - September 24 - Daewon Logipia has obtained the accredited logistics consulting and services company Korea Logistics Consulting & Service.
Views: 749
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Lehmann opts for Terex in L

September 24 - September 24 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received an order from Hans Lehmann for a second diesel-electric G HMK 5506 variant of the Terex Gottwald Model 5 mobile harbour crane.
Views: 434
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Liebherr gives Hartinger energy

September 24 - September 24 - Karl Hartinger Kranbetrieb Gmbh & Co. (Hartinger) has used a 1,200-tonne Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 mobile crane to install the 3MW Enercon E-101 wind energy plant in Preussisch Oldendorf, Germany.
Views: 650
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New boss for Maximus

September 23 - September 23 - Mohamed Ebrahim Al Qassimi is the new ceo of Abu Dhabi-based Maximus Air.
Views: 1025
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Sofrana Unilines partners on NZ-Fiji run

September 23 - September 23 - Sofrana is adding a second ship on the service it operates between New Zealand and Fiji to give it a weekly schedule, as opposed to the existing fortnightly schedule.
Views: 506
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Collett's girder bridge makes debut

September 23 - September 23 - Collett Transport's recently acquired Scheuerle STB 550 girder bridge trailer has completed its maiden transport from Sheffield to the port of Goole in the UK, for on-carriage by ship to Antwerp.
Views: 584
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CMA CGM upgrades Amerigo Service

September 23 - September 23 - Effective October 1, CMA CGM will add a call at Miami to its Amerigo Service in order to develop market opportunities with Florida and Mexico and says that it will provide more opportunities for OOG and breakbulk cargoes on this service.
Views: 443
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OIA Global ups presence in Vietnam

September 22 - September 22 - In Vietnam, OIA Global has obtained the majority shareholding in its TriMAX joint venture and formed OIA Global Vietnam Co Ltd.
Views: 554
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Stolberg resurfaces

September 22 - September 22 - It has emerged that Niels Stolberg, the former head of Beluga Shipping, is now the chairman of the supervisory board of Green Sailing GmbH, a Hamburg-based company that is planning to invest in a new generation of fuel-efficient cruise ship
Views: 944
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WINNDOT portal launched

September 22 - September 22 - The SC&RA has advised that commercial carriers applying for oversize or overweight travel permits in Minnesota and Wisconsin will now benefit from a simplified online process that allows for permits to be obtained simultaneously from the tw
Views: 519
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USA sees construction machinery slip

September 22 - September 22 - US construction machinery exports dropped 17.3 percent during the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year, reports the SC&RA.
Views: 835
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BUSINESSrun comes to Houston

September 22 - September 22 - Readers who are attending Breakbulk Americas in Houston next week are encouraged to join HLPFI's Luke King and Ian Matheson on the 19th BUSINESSrun, which takes place on October 1 at 07:30.
Views: 607
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Fairmount trio in Knarr tow

September 20 - September 20 - Three Fairmount Marine tug vessels have towed the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Petrojarl Knarr from South Korea to Norway.
Views: 644
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The Friday Flyer - September 19th 2014

September 19 - Today we saw the climax of what has been a rollercoaster ride for the United Kingdom, in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum. The numbers were close, but the result is clear: a union that has lasted for 307 years remains together.
Views: 1564
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Cool job for Scan Marine

September 19 - September 19 - Scan Marine Estonia has transported an air cooler exchanger and its accessories from Oklahoma, USA to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 679
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CLdN signs agreement with Logent

September 19 - September 19 - Belgian shipping company CLdN has signed a ship and freight handling agreement with the car and ro-ro terminal Logent Ports & Terminals at the Swedish Port of Gothenburg.
Views: 345
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Ro-ro for BOW

September 19 - September 19 - BOW Terminal has discharged the base part of a test frame from a pontoon onto the terminal in a complex ro-ro operation.
Views: 298
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ALE widens Australian service

September 19 - September 19 - ALE says that is now able to increase the scale of its activities in Australia thanks to a new fleet of widening trailers.
Views: 757
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Blue Water: One down, three to go

September 18 - September 18 - Blue Water Shipping has delivered the first of four tunnel boring machines (TBM) for Sydney's North West Rail Link project in Australia.
Views: 544
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Spliethoff adds second Cleveland ship

September 18 - September 18 - The Port of Cleveland and Spliethoff Group have announced their mutual intent to add a second monthly vessel to the Cleveland-Europe-Express scheduled ocean service for containerised and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 741
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ALE heads to Rio

September 18 - September 18 - ALE has installed a 1,538-tonne accommodation module and a 702-tonne service module on the Petrobras P-74 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 746
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Longview impressed with Liebherr

September 18 - September 18 - The Port of Longview's second Liebherr mobile harbour crane has gone to work exporting scrap metal for the first time in the port's history.
Views: 563
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UTC and Almajdouie join forces

September 18 - September 18 - UTC Overseas and Almajdouie Logistics Company have signed an exclusive agency joint venture agreement based on the companies' cooperative activities in the global project logistics field.
Views: 1121
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DSV opens two in USA

September 17 - September 17 - Global transport and logistics provider DSV has opened two new US offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Views: 479
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Address BWM Convention, warns Poulsson

September 17 - September 17 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has continued to voice concerns over the impending IMO Ballast Water Convention (BWM).
Views: 477
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Terex goes through the roof

September 17 - September 17 - Crane service provider Fricke-Schmidbauer Schwerlast has used a Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane to move two overhead cranes that had been removed from service at a steel mill in Germany.
Views: 808
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TII presents at IAA

September 17 - September 17 - The TII Group is presenting a range of vehicles for logistics yards and heavy duty transports on public roads at the IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition from September 25 - October 2 in Hannover, Germany.
Views: 537
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Record August for Virginia

September 17 - September 17 - The Port of Virginia handled 214,355 teus in August, setting its all-time high for teu volume handled in a single month.
Views: 736
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Karl Scholl adds new Liebherr

September 17 - September 17 - Heidelberg based Karl Scholl GmbH has taken delivery of a new 300-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane.
Views: 766
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Rickmers opts for ShipServ

September 17 - September 17 - Rickmers Shipmanagement, part of the Rickmers Group, has signed up to use ShipServ's offering of e-procurement decision support tools.
Views: 492
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BigLift aims for the Star

September 17 - The second of its S-type vessels, Happy Star, has been delivered to BigLift Shipping.
Views: 772
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Rice Lake eyes dimensions

September 16 - September 16 - Rice Lake Weighing Systems has revealed its unique imaging system, iDimension, which can instantly calculate the shape of boxes and irregular shapes.
Views: 467
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Thor arrives in Hirtshals

September 16 - September 16 - Blue Water Shipping has acted as agent for the Hochtief's large jack-up vessel Thor, which sailed from the North Sea to the Danish port of Hirtshals in order to be prepared for the ship's next assignment in the Baltic Sea.
Views: 493
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Hansa rescues stranded couple

September 16 - September 16 - The crew from Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Elbe has rescued a couple from a dinghy in the Red Sea after spotting their distress flares.
Views: 783
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Klekotka joins Transportation Improvement Board

September 16 - September 16 - John Klekotka, chief of engineering and planning at the Port of Everett, has been appointed to represent public ports on Washington State's Transportation Improvement Board.
Views: 770
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Long Beach sees cargo slip

September 16 - September 16 - Container cargo shipments at the Port of Long Beach declined by 9.1 percent year-on-year in August at 573,083 teus.
Views: 532
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Ocean Three: last piece in the jigsaw

September 16 - September 16 - Specialist shipping consultant Drewry Maritime Research has suggested that the newly formed Ocean Three agreement is the final piece in the "mega-alliance" jigsaw puzzle.
Views: 952
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Large reel requires Ruslan

September 15 - September 15 - Ruslan International has delivered 75 tonnes of coil-tubing equipment for the oil and gas industry from London Stansted to Adelaide, to support a drilling programme in the Coober Pedy Basin of South Australia.
Views: 864
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Cargolux expands Chinese network

September 15 - September 15 - Cargolux Airlines International has expanded its Chinese network with the introduction of a second flight connecting Luxembourg with Beijing and Xiamen, effective September 17.
Views: 509
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Roerborg delivered

September 15 - September 15 - Leer, Germany based shipyard Ferus Smit has delivered the multipurpose vessel Roerborg to Royal Wagenborg.
Views: 636
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New Baltic cargo shuttle service

September 15 - September 15 - Due to the implementation of the European sulphur emission control area (ECA), Arkon Shipping and Best Logistics have established a new shuttle service for heavy lift and general cargo: Baltic Cargo Shuttle (BCS).
Views: 883
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Portsmouth Marine Terminal reopens

September 15 - September 15 - The Port of Virginia's Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT), which has been closed for nearly three years, has reopened to cargo operations.
Views: 427
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New Cargolux department takes off

September 12 - September 12 - With the reorganisation of its sales division, Cargolux has established a new product department geared towards niche markets, and those that require special experience and capabilities.
Views: 271
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Successful summer for SRT

September 12 - September 12 - Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) has transported 32 railcar loads of power boilers from a mid-Atlantic port to a jobsite in the northeast USA.
Views: 442
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Coscol on the right track

September 12 - September 12 - Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) has delivered 30 high-speed railcars to Argentina's Port of Buenos Aires on board its multipurpose vessel Da Tai.
Views: 505
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Tianjie SPMTs put to work

September 12 - September 12 - A 278-tonne generator has been transported in South America using a 12x3 file combination of Tianjie self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs).
Views: 481
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Allseas is buoyant

September 12 - September 12 - Allseas Global Logistics has transported 132 buoyancy modules, weighing 8 tonnes each, to Turkey for the North Cyprus Water Supply Project.
Views: 936
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Lower Saxony port developments in the spotlight

September 12 - September 12 - The future development potentials of the nine ports with the Seaports Niedersachsen network were considered at a recent event in Papenburg, Germany, during which the future importance of the ports as logistics hubs for the German economy wa
Views: 972
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Bahri appoints Al-Omar

September 11 - September 11 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has appointed Ibrahim Abdulrahman Al-Omar as its new chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2014.
Views: 797
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Pakistan again for Sabelatrans

September 11 - September 11 - Sabelatrans Shipping has shipped 1,802 cu m of cargo, including pressure vessels, boilers, and other accessories, from the UAE to Pakistan.
Views: 531
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Radical overhaul of EU transport infrastructure

September 11 - September 11 - The European Commission has invited Member States to propose projects to use EUR1.9 billion (USD2.4 billion) of EU funding to improve European transport connections.
Views: 792
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Blue Water navigates Russian waterways

September 11 - September 11 - Blue Water Singapore has transported heavy and bulky rig columns and bracings for a semi-submersible rig from Singapore to Baku, Azerbaijan via the Russian river system.
Views: 874
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Rickmers-Linie supports sulphur regulations

September 10 - September 10 - Rickmers-Linie has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that they will inevitably lead to an increase in the cost of marine fuels.
Views: 465
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Barloworld closes Kumkani deal

September 10 - September 10 - South Africa's Barloworld Transport has acquired an 80 percent shareholding in specialised transport provider Kumkani Heavy Haulage.
Views: 1267
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C.H. Robinson in European expansion

September 10 - September 10 - C.H. Robinson has opened a new office in Hamburg and promoted two new branch mangers to its Basel, Switzerland and D
Views: 428
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EXG in power project

September 10 - September 10 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has loaded 8,094 freight tonnes of cargo from Yantai to Mongla for a power project in Bangladesh.
Views: 652
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Sevenstar appoints Caren

September 10 - September 10 - With the demand for yacht transport expanding between North America and Asia, Sevenstar Yacht Transport has appointed Kris Caren as its new West Coast representative.
Views: 1118
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Clipper confirms ship sale

September 10 - September 10 - Further to our report from September 8, the Clipper Group has confirmed the recent sale of three multipurpose vessels, built in 2011 and 2012, to Algerian shipping company, Compagnie Nationale Alg
Views: 658
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ArcelorMittal steels the show

September 10 - September 10 - The ArcelorMittal Las Truchas plant in Mexico has supplied more than 192,000 tonnes of steel rebar for the USD5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion project.
Views: 539
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Green Port Hull takes crucial step

September 9 - September 9 - Hull City Council's planning committee has given its consent to the proposed works at Alexandra Dock, Green Port Hull, following the submission of detailed plans by Associated British Ports (ABP) and Siemens in June of this year.
Views: 550
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PKP eyes rail mergers

September 9 - September 9 - Poland's leading rail freight operator, PKP Cargo, is in advanced talks regarding the acquisition of CTL Logistics and Advanced World Transport.
Views: 925
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Ekin keeps on scrubbing

September 9 - September 9 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has handled the transport of a 53-tonne scrubber from Tarsus, Mersin to Samsun in Turkey.
Views: 580
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Ocean Three makes a splash

September 9 - September 9 - CMA CGM has signed three major contracts on the largest worldwide maritime trades with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).
Views: 638
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Tower travels Fredericia streets

September 9 - September 9 - A 38 m long distillation tower has been transported from the Danish port of Fredericia to DONG Energy's crude oil terminal just outside of the city.
Views: 276
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Transdata goes multimodal

September 9 - September 9 - Having acquired 120 axles of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), Brazilian specialised transportation company Transdata claims to own the largest self-propelled fleet in South America.
Views: 788
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Extra Logistics goes the extra mile

September 9 - September 9 - Long Beach, California headquartered Extra Logistics LLC has transported a 16-tonne outsize mineral processing machine from a cement factory in Spain to the Port of Los Angeles.
Views: 976
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Van der Vlist on the boil

September 9 - September 9 - Van der Vlist has transported a 50-tonne boiler, with the dimensions 16.8 m x 4.35 m x 4.35 m, from Rauma, Finland to
Views: 521
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General cargo booms on St Lawrence Seaway

September 8 - September 8 - Total cargo shipments on the St. Lawrence Seaway has surpassed 2013 levels, with 20 million tonnes transiting the waterway between March 25 and August 31, up 3 percent year-on-year.
Views: 559
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Ebola demands additional clauses

September 8 - September 8 - Hill Dickinson has warned ship owners and charterers that they may have to draft additional clauses for charters that see ships calling in Ebola-affected countries.
Views: 570
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Effer gives Collett fleet a boost

September 8 - September 8 - Halifax, UK based Collett Transport has taken delivery of an 8x4 Mercedes 4155 tractor unit, complete with a 205 tonne/m capacity Effer 2055 crane.
Views: 977
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Coscol breaks loading record

September 8 - September 8 - Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) claims to have broken the record for loading the largest number of rubber-tyres gantry (RTG) cranes in complete sets onboard a vessel.
Views: 738
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Crane Rental in underwater rescue

September 8 - September 8 - Crane Rental Corporation has recovered a customer's Manitowoc 4600 dragline that had slipped off a bank below 70 ft (21.3 m) of water.
Views: 791
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CNAN buys Clipper Gemini

September 8 - September 8 - Algerian company CNAN Nord has acquired the 9,100 dwt multipurpose vessel Clipper Gemini, which it has renamed Saoura.
Views: 802
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Blue Water's Filipino challenge

September 8 - September 8 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport and storage of wind components for a major wind turbine project in the province of Ilocos Norte in the Philippines.
Views: 697
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Readybox ready to pack

September 8 - September 8 - Transport and Project Logistics (TPL) subsidiary Readybox has signed a contractual agreement with Van Moer Rail and Exportpack to introduce a new maritime packing service in Antwerp: Readybox Marine Packing.
Views: 745
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Altius aims high in Russia

September 5 - September 5 - Altius' projects division has transported various heavy lift and over-dimensional cargoes for the VGO deep conversion complex project in Volgograd, Russia.
Views: 760
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Globalink pipes up

September 5 - September 5 - Globalink has handled a 200,000 cu m shipment of steel pipes in Iraq.
Views: 840
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Sarjak plants itself in Malaysia

September 5 - September 5 - Sarjak Container Lines has transported equipment for a coal/ash handling plant for the 1,000 MW coal-fired Tanjung Bin power plant in Malaysia.
Views: 469
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Alstom's big IDEA

September 5 - September 5 - IDEA Logistique recently coordinated the delivery of 150-tonnes of equipment and partly assembled machines to Saint-Nazaire in France on behalf of Alstom.
Views: 454
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AGL closes Tropical sale

September 5 - September 5 - AGL Resources has closed the sale of its Tropical Shipping and Seven Seas Insurance businesses to a subsidiary of Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources.
Views: 782
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Interim over for Horizon's Rubin

September 5 - September 5 - Horizon Lines's board of directors has elected interim president and chief executive officer (ceo) Steven Rubin to serve as president and ceo on a non-interim basis.
Views: 489
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ALATRANS hits ground running

September 5 - September 5 - A consortium of Latin American companies specialised in the transport and handling of heavy cargoes are combining to form a new association: ALATRANS (Asociacion Latino Americana de Empresas de Transporte y Movimiento de Cargas Pesadas).
Views: 773
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Toggweiler to head Panalpina's new service

September 5 - September 5 - Panalpina has merged its Panprojects and oil & gas activities to create Panalpina Energy Solutions, a specialised service that designs tailor-made transport solutions for the world's most ambitious energy projects.
Views: 416
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Cargolux makes it three to China

September 4 - September 4 - Cargolux Airlines International has launched a third scheduled flight to Zhengzhou, China.
Views: 466
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ADM opts for MegaMAX

September 4 - September 4 - Belgium based heavy haulage company ADM Team Heavy Weight has added a three-axle MegaMAX low bed semi-trailer from Faymonville to its fleet.
Views: 711
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SAL puts Poetz in Singapore

September 4 - September 4 - SAL Heavy Lift Singapore has transferred Alexander Poetz, senior project engineer and naval architect, from the company's Hamburg headquarters to its Asia/Australasia base in Singapore.
Views: 1122
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Damco names global projects head

September 4 - September 4 - Damco has named Julien Ranzato to a new position as global head of project logistics, based in Houston.
Views: 761
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CEVA to strengthen San Diego service

September 4 - September 4 - CEVA Logistics plans to expand its presence in the San Diego market with a new freight management and logistics facility totalling 11,612 sq m.
Views: 303
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Barnhart expands offering

September 3 - September 3 - Barnhart has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Omaha, Nebraska based Crane Rental & Rigging.
Views: 541
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Lift & Shift relies on Nicolas

September 3 - September 3 - Lift & Shift Engineering Middle East (LSEME) has completed the transport and load out of five offshore decks and one bridge at a fabrication yard in Sohar, Oman, using 152 axle lines of Nicolas MHD SPE.
Views: 395
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SC&RA lobbies bridge access

September 3 - September 3 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has advised that permitted loads are now allowed access to the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River between St. Clair County, Illinois and St. Louis,
Views: 415
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Everett selects new ceo

September 3 - September 3 - The Port of Everett Commission has appointed Les Reardanz its new chief executive officer.
Views: 682
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Bureau Veritas ups offshore offering

September 3 - September 3 - Bureau Veritas has acquired global leader in loss adjusting and risk assessment services for the offshore industry MatthewsDaniel.
Views: 729
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Van der Vlist takes alternative route

September 3 - September 3 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the shipment of a large access bridge destined for a drilling rig, from the Netherlands to China.
Views: 609
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Volga-Dnepr lights up

September 2 - September 2 - The power boat Cigarette Marauder has been transported from Doha, Qatar to Nice in France onboard Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76TD-90VD freighter.
Views: 778
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OIA opens in Mumbai

September 2 - September 1 - Logistics, materials management and packaging solutions provider OIA Global has opened a new office in Mumbai, India.
Views: 823
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Valtonen joins Blue Water

September 2 - September 2 - Erkki Valtonen has taken over the role of Blue Water Shipping's country manager for Finland from Henrik Mahlberg, who has been in charge of this area since 2013.
Views: 956
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Enerpac Pow'R-LOCKed

September 2 - September 2 - Enerpac has introduced its new Pow'R-LOCK portable lift system, which it claims is the world's first self-contained, self-locking lift system and has a capacity of 200 tonnes.
Views: 241
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Euroports focuses on breakbulk

September 2 - September 2 - Euroports Belgium has agreed to sell its 66.6 percent share in the Trilogiport Terminal to DP World.
Views: 478
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Unsatisfactory quarter for TTS

September 1 - September 1 - TTS Group's operating loss before depreciation (EBITDA) in the second quarter of 2014 was NOK10 million (USD1.6 million), compared to a loss of NOK28 million (USD4.5 million) in the first quarter of 2014.
Views: 438
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Roll-Lift barges into Houston

September 1 - September 1 - Roll-Lift has handled the transportation and installation of a splitter column in Houston, USA, on behalf of Kinder Morgan.
Views: 634
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Strained markets hit Rickmers

September 1 - September 1 - In its interim report for the first half of 2014, the Rickmers Group said weak shipping markets affected all three of its divisions, including maritime assets, which comprises ship owning and chartering; maritime services, taking in vessel a
Views: 1021

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