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Transafe in large refinery project

October 31 - October 30 - JSC Transafe Logistics has made use of the ports of St Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don to transport heavy equipment for the Volgograd oil refinery.
Views: 540
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Growth strategy at Port of Sheerness

October 31 - October 31 - Peel Ports has announced a 20-year strategy for growth at the Port of Sheerness as part of a Master Plan which details options for expansion on the port estate.
Views: 635
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Liebherr opens new logistics centre

October 31 - October 31 - From 2015, the Liebherr Group's logistics centre in Oberopfingen, Germany will be the base from which spare parts for Liebherr earth moving machinery will be supplied.
Views: 469
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Hunter for DHL

October 31 - October 31 - DHL Global Forwarding has named Graham Hunter as head of Industrial Projects (IP) for Europe, effective November 1, 2014.
Views: 613
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Faymonville on the right track

October 31 - October 31 - Czech Republic based APB Pilzen has ordered two seven-axle flatbed lowloaders from Faymonville's MultiMAX series.
Views: 479
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Volga-Dnepr beats the drum

October 31 - October 31 - Volga-Dnepr Group's engineering and logistics centre was called into action to develop special loading equipment to transport a 30-tonne heavy boiler drum from Dusseldorf to Kuwait City.
Views: 785
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Infrastructure vital for SOHAR's success

October 31 - October 31 - SOHAR executive commercial manager Edwin Lammers has emphasised the importance of pressing forward with national infrastructure projects that will allow the port to offer better connectivity across the GCC region.
Views: 841
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Rotterdam on a high

October 30 - October 30 - The Port of Rotterdam has seen a surge in ro-ro and general cargo throughput during 2014.
Views: 638
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AN-124 houses helicopter

October 30 - October 30 - Ruslan International has partnered with DB Schenker subsidiary, charter broker Karpeles Flight Services, to move a brand new AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter from the UK to Africa.
Views: 706
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Chin up at WSS

October 30 - October 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed Jason Chin as ships agency service manager, Singapore.
Views: 787
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Share a Coke with PCYT

October 29 - October 29 - Project Cargo & Yacht Transport (PCYT) has completed a huge project to transport building materials from Turkey to Pakistan for Coca-Cola's new greenfield project in Multan.
Views: 613
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Tradelossa transforms wind farm

October 29 - October 29 - Tradelossa has transported a 160-tonne transformer from Tijuana to a wind farm located in Baja California, Mexico.
Views: 436
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Reshamsingh lifts six

October 29 - October 29 - Reshamsingh has completed six heavy lifts, weighing approximately 100 tonnes each, for Bharat Petroleum Corporation's integrated refinery expansion project in Kochi, India.
Views: 674
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Crane Rental opens in Alabama

October 29 - October 29 - Crane Rental Corporation is opening a new office and equipment yard on Highway 59 in Loxley, Alabama.
Views: 970
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Combi Lift Bremen-bound; Combi Dock set up

October 29 - October 29 - Effective November 1, the headquarters of Combi Lift will move to Bremen, with the shipping line's technical and engineering work coming together with its chartering and operations activities under one roof. The company's office in Steinkirch
Views: 1014
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India takeaway for DKT Allseas Shipping

October 28 - October 28 - Effective November 1, DKT Allseas Shipping is taking over from Escombe Lambert as the UK liner agent and representative for the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI).
Views: 535
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Van der Vlist takes the wheel

October 28 - October 28 - Van der Vlist has transported a dismantled 105-tonne Komatsu WA 800 wheel loader from the Netherlands to a quarry in Norway, where the machine was reassembled.
Views: 634
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Kelly joins CFNR

October 28 - October 28 - Peter Kelly has been appointed to head up CFNR Dordrecht, succeeding Cees van Putten who has been with the company for ten years.
Views: 541
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Happy Star shines for BigLift

October 28 - October 28 - BigLift Shipping has celebrated the official naming of the latest addition to its fleet of heavy lift vessels, Happy Star, at Huisman China's yard in Xiamen.
Views: 969
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Integral appoints Parra

October 28 - October 28 - Integral Chile has appointed Carla Parra as its new operations manager.
Views: 755
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Malaysia eyes ABP stake

October 28 - October 28 - GS Infrastructure Partners and Infracapital Partners have commenced a process that could lead to the sale of their 33.3 percent stake in the UK's largest port operator - Associated British Ports (ABP).
Views: 664
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Lufthansa Cargo adds Stavanger

October 27 - October 27 - Effective November 7, Lufthansa Cargo will serve Stavanger, Norway, with cargo-only flights for the first time, improving the linkage of the Norwegian oil hub with the airline's global network.
Views: 505
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A2SEA gets Borkum underway

October 27 - October 27 - A2SEA has installed the first turbine at Dong Energy's Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, using Sea Installer.
Views: 477
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Giant reactor lift in Linz

October 27 - October 27 - A 380-tonne reactor, manufactured by Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec (SBN), has been loaded at Felbermayr's heavy lift port in Linz.
Views: 783
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Able gets energy park go-ahead

October 27 - October 27 - Despite petitions made by Associated British Ports (ABP) against the development, a Joint Parliamentary Committee has cleared the way for the multi-million pound Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) on the south bank of the Humber.
Views: 642
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IMO: no ban on African travel

October 27 - October 27 - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has declared that there should be no general ban on international travel or trade due to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.
Views: 682
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VDR saves 'valuable', says London P&I

October 27 - October 27 - The London P&I Club says that failure to preserve voyage data recorder (VDR) records can compromise an owner's position in the event of a claim.
Views: 339
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Euroports appoints Standaert

October 27 - October 27 - Euroports Benelux and France has appointed Rik Standaert as its new commercial director.
Views: 1087
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Crowley assists canal expansion

October 27 - October 27 - Crowley Maritime Corp.'s heavy lift barge 455 4 has delivered the first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion.
Views: 786
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UTi expands team

October 27 - October 27 - UTi Worldwide has appointed Hessel Verhage as president, freight forwarding for the Americas, and Keith Pienaar as president, contract logistics and distribution.
Views: 698
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Positive meeting for Project Partners

October 27 - October 27 - The Project Partners network held its seventh annual conference at the beautiful Lake Tegernsee in Germany from October 9-12.
Views: 443
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MacGregor in operational reshuffle

October 27 - October 27 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has begun the reorganisation of its business into seven operational divisions, which will become effective on January 1, 2015.
Views: 563
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Vessel operating costs set to rise

October 27 - October 27 - According to a new survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens, vessel operating costs are expected to rise by 2.9 percent in both 2014 and 2015.
Views: 946
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Larionov leaves Nurminen

October 27 - October 27 - Nurminen Logistics' senior vice president Fedor Larionov has resigned from his position at the company.
Views: 560
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MI Logistics on the double

October 24 - October 24 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Indonesia, MI Logistic, has handled two complex projects, including the export of transformers and the import of steel components.
Views: 934
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Antwerp on course for record year

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year, which is 3.7 percent more than the same period of 2013.
Views: 659
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Shippers call for clarification on sulphur

October 24 - October 24 - The Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel, ahead of the implementation of the emission control areas (ECAs) from January 1, 2015.
Views: 736
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Steder in urgent power shipment

October 24 - October 24 - Steder Group has chartered two urgent AN-124 freighter flights with Maximus Air Cargo, in order to deliver power equipment to Shell Gabon on behalf of Aggreko International.
Views: 568
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Figure of eight for Cosco

October 24 - October 24 - Cosco Shipping's 28,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessel Da Liang has been delivered to the carrier, and is now in service at the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard.
Views: 480
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CAT purrs for Alliance

October 23 - October 23 - Alliance Logistics has transported various CAT machinery from Morocco's Casablanca port to Hoorn in the Netherlands, using both road and sea transport.
Views: 644
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Flying high at ABC

October 23 - October 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is on course for another year of record growth, having carried a total of 290,735 tonnes in the first nine months of 2014 - a 14 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 613
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Vogtle expansion gets a lift

October 23 - October 23 - An 81.6-tonne CA05 module has been installed at unit 3 of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power station in Burke County, near Waynesborough, Georgia.
Views: 852
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BBC to introduce sulphur surcharge

October 23 - October 23 - BBC Chartering plans to introduce a low sulphur surcharge to offset additional costs incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in sulphur emission control areas (ECAs), effective January 1, 2015.
Views: 522
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ISS returns to Africa's east coast

October 22 - October 22 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has acted as port and discharging agents for Cosco Shipping's vessel Da De, which arrived at the Kenyan port of Mombasa with seven rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes.
Views: 702
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Columns rise at German refinery

October 22 - October 22 - Wagenborg has transported two large columns from a fabrication yard in Kleve to Karlsruhe, where they were installed onto their foundations at the Miro fuel refinery.
Views: 442
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Sarens puts Terex to the test

October 22 - October 22 - Sarens has used a Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane with its recently acquired Boom Booster kit to erect an Enercon E-126 wind turbine at the Windpark Noordoostpolder in the Netherlands.
Views: 822
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Johnson in bumper birthday project

October 22 - October 22 - Teeside, UK-based freight forwarder, Johnson Partners, has celebrated its tenth anniversary by completing its largest project shipment to date.
Views: 493
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CLC Projects set for sixth conference

October 22 - October 22 - Established in 2012, CLC Projects Network says it is expecting at least 80 attendees from 61 companies at its sixth global conference, which will take place in Istanbul from November 16-17, 2014.
Views: 458
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Houston, we have a vessel

October 22 - October 22 - BBC Chartering can now enjoy priority berthing and 24/7 serviceability in the Port of Houston, with the gateway's Manchester Terminal being named the carrier's dedicated North American hub.
Views: 709
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CP ends merger talks with CSX

October 22 - October 22 - Further to our report in last week's Friday Flyer, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has confirmed that exploratory talks held with CSX Corp about a possible merger have been terminated.
Views: 693
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Hacklin thrusts forward

October 21 - October 21 - Hacklin Logistics has transported six heavy propulsion units, or thrusters, from Rauma, Finland to China.
Views: 658
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Trains travel on water

October 21 - October 21 - Germany's Intertransport Gruber has completed the transportation of two trains shipped from Qingdao, China to Rotterdam.
Views: 904
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Clearlake acquires AmQuip

October 21 - October 21 - Clearlake Capital Group has completed its acquisition of crane rental and lifting solutions provider AmQuip.
Views: 758
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Cutting-edge counterweight concept

October 21 - October 21 - Liebherr has developed an innovative concept for erecting its 600-tonne capacity LR 1600/2 crawler cranes with long wind power boom systems.
Views: 850
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Indiana's wind recovery

October 21 - October 21 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor has handled its first shipment of windmill blades and towers for more than three years, as cargo traffic picked up on the Great Lakes.
Views: 751
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Slingmax appoints D'Elia

October 21 - October 21 - Slingmax Rigging Solutions has appointed Gregory D'Elia as its new engineering manager.
Views: 478
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Panalpina maintains stability

October 21 - October 21 - "We have managed to keep up profitability in the first nine months of the year," says Panalpina ceo Peter Ulber.
Views: 762
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TPT opens in Aarhus

October 21 - October 21 - Tschudi Project Transports (TPT) will open a new office in Aarhus, Denmark on November 1.
Views: 551
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Drum roll for D

October 21 - October 21 - One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' IL-76-TD freighters has transported a heavy-duty steam drum from Germany's D
Views: 585
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Obituary

October 21 - October 20 - Josef Prangl, founder of Austrian access, lifting and transport provider Prangl, passed away unexpectedly recently at the age of 87.
Views: 696
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Vanguard takes the weight off

October 20 - October 20 - Vanguard has transported a 100-tonne, 38 m long cold box and other equipment for Afrox's air separation unit at the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) near Port Elizabeth.
Views: 257
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Fast & Direct under pressure

October 20 - October 20 - Fast & Direct Heavy Lift Solution Services has transported 21 pressure vessels from Sharjah Saif Zone to Hamriyah Free Zone in the UAE.
Views: 595
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AGL barges to Romania

October 20 - October 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has chartered a barge to transport ten heavy components for a large lock being built in Cernavoda, Romania.
Views: 772
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CEVA responds to Ebola crisis

October 20 - October 20 - CEVA Logistics has handled the airlift of more than 70 tonnes of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia to assist in ongoing efforts to combat the West Africa Ebola outbreak.
Views: 668
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A foxy dozen down Rio way

October 20 - October 20 - Fox Cargo do Brasil has project managed the transportation of 12 new electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Zhangzhou, China to the Libra Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Views: 1138
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FCI captures Raptor shipments

October 20 - October 20 - France Cargo International (FCI) has transported five Berthoud-manufactured Raptor self-propelled field sprayers from the south of France to Xiamen in China.
Views: 566
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First steel cut for BigRoll Bering

October 20 - October 20 - The first steel has been cut for BigRoll Shipping's new vessel BigRoll Bering at the COSCO Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 521
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Oh! de Cologne, for Wagenborg

October 20 - October 20 - Wagenborg has completed the transport, transhipment and installation of a generator and gas turbine destined for the K
Views: 661
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ABC adds AirLink

October 17 - October 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed AirLink Cargo as its general sales agent in the Pacific northwest region of the United States.
Views: 913
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Hamilton adds warehouse

October 17 - October 17 - Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has added a warehousing asset to its portfolio of logistics-focused real estate.
Views: 795
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BNSF Logistics handles transformers

October 17 - October 17 - BNSF Logistics, through its office in Banning, has handled the transport of three transformers, each weighing 315 tonnes from the port of Baltimore to Newark.
Views: 348
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A2SEA signs for Dudgeon

October 17 - October 17 - From autumn 2016, A2SEA will play a key role in helping to build the 402 MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft.
Views: 493
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Volga-Dnepr fights Ebola outbreak

October 16 - October 16 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines transported three Mi-8 helicopters for the latest United Nations (UN) emergency health mission in response to the Ebola virus outbreak.
Views: 579
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GeoSea buys Hochtief assets

October 16 - October 16 - International construction group Hochtief is selling its offshore assets to marine contractor and long-term partner, GeoSea.
Views: 807
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ABC adds sixth B747-8F

October 16 - October 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has celebrated the delivery of its sixth new Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 913
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Crowley christens Ocean Sun

October 16 - October 16 - Crowley Maritime has christened the second of its four dynamic positioning 2 (DP2) tugs in the ocean class series and welcomed the vessel to the company's expanded ocean towing fleet.
Views: 392
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Transworld and NAWAH join forces

October 16 - October 16 - Dubai-headquartered Transworld Group and NAWAH have entered into a formal agreement to service Iraq's growing demand for imports, linking their respective shipping, logistics, marine services and port capabilities.
Views: 660
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Mammoet takes highway record

October 15 - October 15 - During a record-breaking operation, Mammoet successfully replaced a 2,100-tonne bridge over one of Ottawa's major highways.
Views: 671
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European ports want open dialogue with EC

October 15 - October 15 - A group of ports in northwest Europe have called for an open dialogue with the European Commission about the allocation of future funding, rather than 'publishing more paper'.
Views: 854
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Alliance powers up

October 15 - October 15 - Alliance Logistics recently completed the delivery of over-dimensional machinery for the electricity industry from Marseille to Tangier Port in Morocco.
Views: 950
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Mollett in GAC move

October 15 - October 15 - Integrated shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC UK has appointed Anthony Mollett as business development manager.
Views: 644
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Hewitt joins Kalmar

October 15 - October 15 - Greg Hewitt has been appointed executive vice president for the Americas region in Kalmar, part of Cargotec.
Views: 565
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Emirates SkyCargo trucks transhipments

October 15 - October 15 - Having moved its freighter fleet to Dubai World Central International airport (DWC), Emirates SkyCargo - the freight division of Emirates Airline - has strengthened its trucking operation with Dubai International airport.
Views: 446
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Ruslan in priceless project

October 15 - October 15 - Ruslan International and Air Partner teamed up to carry 18 tonnes of precious artifacts from Rabat in Morocco to Paris Vatry airport using an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 516
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BBC delivers RTG quartet

October 14 - October 14 - BBC Chartering's 166 m long heavy lift vessel, BBC Spring, has shipped four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Phu My in Vietnam to the Chilean port of San Antonio.
Views: 808
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Daewon Logipia completes acquisition

October 14 - October 14 - South Korea's Daewon Logipia has completed the acquisition of logistics consulting and service company, Korea Logistics Consulting & Service.
Views: 974
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InterMax delivers Zhuhai trams

October 14 - October 14 - InterMax Logistics Solutions successfully delivered the first two trams that will be used in Zhuhai, China.
Views: 579
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R

October 14 - October 15 - Hylton Gray has been appointed to R
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Delta doubles up

October 14 - October 14 - Delta Maritime recently coordinated a brace of project shipments.
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Delta doubles up

October 14 - October 14 - Delta Maritime recently coordinated a brace of project shipments.
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Big chill(er) for MEPL Dubai

October 13 - October 13 - MEPL International (Middle East Project Logistics) has completed a small but challenging project shipment from China to Sohar Port in Oman.
Views: 568
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Boom Booster for Sarens

October 13 - October 13 - The Sarens Group has equipped its CC 8800-1 crawler crane fleet with the Terex Boom Booster.
Views: 699
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Pressing work for Viktor Baumann

October 13 - October 13 - Crane service provider Viktor Baumann, used its Terex Superlift 3800 crane for the first time during the removal of three press components from a SGL Carbon factory in Bonn, Germany.
Views: 644
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Reshamsingh powers through

October 13 - October 13 - Reshamsingh & Co has coordinated the delivery of heavy pieces for hydropower projects across India.
Views: 597
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Reshamsingh powers through

October 13 - October 13 - Reshamsingh & Co has coordinated the delivery of heavy pieces for hydropower projects across India.
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RollDock appoints new chief

October 13 - October 13 - RollDock has appointed Ben van der Hoeven as the company's chief commercial officer.
Views: 508
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Renewable success for Collett

October 13 - October 13 - Collett & Sons has handled over 324 wind turbine components from its purpose built Grangemouth depot on behalf of Forth Ports.
Views: 721
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Harms Bergung in Saipem tow

October 13 - October 13 - Saipem chartered two of Harms Bergung, Transport & Heavylift's tugs to tow the semi-submersible pipelay vessel, Castoro 6, from Rotterdam to Burgas in Bulgaria.
Views: 438
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Lufthansa Cargo remains optimistic

October 10 - October 10 - Lufthansa Cargo says it is cautiously optimistic for the fourth quarter of 2014 and expects a seasonal upturn in demand during the Christmas period.
Views: 861
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"K" Line ships emergency vehicles to El Salvador

October 10 - October 10 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line) provided free ocean transportation of an ambulance and a fire engine donated by Fujisawa-city Fire Department in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, to the Republic of El Salvador.
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Jumbo executes offshore works

October 10 - October 10 - On behalf of Ithaca Energy, Jumbo successfully completed the mooring system pre-installation for the Greater Stella Area (GSA) development in the North Sea.
Views: 547
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Rail and road for Columbia Pro-Rail

October 10 - October 10 - Qingdao based Columbia Pro-Rail Transport Services recently completed the export of drilling equipment from China to Russia.
Views: 516
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ALE's Pembroke success

October 10 - October 10 - ALE has successfully completed a turnkey project on behalf of Valero, transporting eight waste heat boiler components almost 8,047 km from Texas to a refinery project in Pembroke, UK.
Views: 410
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The Friday Flyer - October 10, 2014

October 10 - At the Breakbulk Americas event in Houston, Ed Osterwald, a partner at CEG-Europe, gave a fascinating insight into why the oil and gas business is one of the largest - and most poorly understood - industries in the world.
Views: 1432
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Busy month for Aaras

October 10 - October 10 - Aaras Project and Logistics was responsible for discharging and delivering project cargoes from Karachi Port and Port Qasim, Pakistan.
Views: 522
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Busy month for Aaras

October 10 - October 10 - Aaras Project and Logistics was responsible for discharging and delivering project cargoes from Karachi Port and Port Qasim, Pakistan.
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Busy month for Aaras

October 10 - October 10 - Aaras Project and Logistics was responsible for discharging and delivering project cargoes from Karachi Port and Port Qasim, Pakistan.
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VSA changes for Crowley and Seaboard Marine

October 10 - October 10 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group and Seaboard Marine have entered a new vessel sharing agreement (VSA) to service customers in the Dominican Republic trade lane, while also changing their current VSA to Panama and Costa Ric
Views: 364
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New quay taking a BOW in Vlissingen

October 10 - October 10 - Work is progressing smoothly on Zeeland Seaports' extension of the quay at BOW Terminal, in the port of Vlissingen.
Views: 228
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Fraudsters in ports scam, warns ITIC

October 9 - October 9 - Insurance specialist ITIC has warned of continued attempts by fraudsters to target payments between shipping companies.
Views: 287
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CEA gets monk's blessing

October 9 - October 9 - CEA Project Logistics celebrated the inauguration of its new Myanmar office with a blessing from Monk Bhante Ashin Nyanissara, commonly known as the Sitagu Sayadaw.
Views: 483
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ICS steps up ballast water campaign

October 9 - October 9 - The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention (BWC) - which is expected to enter into force during 2016 - will force the global shipping industry to invest around USD100 billion in new water treatment syst
Views: 454
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All over for Hallin Marine?

October 9 - October 9 - Unconfirmed reports in the international business press indicate that Singapore's Hallin Marine has officially closed for business.
Views: 509
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MeteoGroup delivers for Shell

October 9 - October 9 - MeteoGroup is to provide a weather forecasting service to Shell offshore operations in the UK, Ireland, Norway and the Netherlands.
Views: 950
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Seattle and Tacoma form alliance

October 8 - October 8 - The US ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify the management of the two gateway's marine cargo terminals and related functions under a single Seaport Alliance.
Views: 719
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Blue Water steels ahead

October 8 - October 8 - Blue Water Gothenburg has handled the transportation of two 58-tonne units for Finnish stainless steel company Outokumpu.
Views: 262
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TP Shipping opens in Houston

October 8 - October 8 - Grimstad, Norway-headquartered TP Shipping has opened a new office in Houston.
Views: 713
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Steder in excavator move

October 8 - October 8 - Steder Group transported six heavy excavators for a Dutch contractor.
Views: 492
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Dragon flies with Ruslan

October 8 - October 8 - Ruslan International has flown a spectacular, gigantic mechanical dragon from France to China on an AN-124.
Views: 497
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Martin Bencher ships crane quartets

October 7 - October 7 - Martin Bencher Poland has delivered two shipments of four automatic stacking cranes from Shanghai to Rotterdam's ECT Delta terminal.
Views: 595
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Tuscor Lloyds in the eye of a storm

October 7 - October 7 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported three 9-tonne out-of-gauge anchors and their accompanying shackles from the UK to Hawaii.
Views: 759
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K+N breaks ground in Singapore

October 7 - October 7 - Kuehne + Nagel has begun construction on a logistics centre in the west of Singapore.
Views: 501
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Nicolas delivers to Capelle

October 7 - October 7 - Nicolas has sold a K25 platform trailer combination from Scheuerle-Kamag to Ales, France based transport company Capelle.
Views: 695
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Bore to focus on ro-ro

October 7 - October 7 - Finnish shipping company Bore plans to sell six general cargo vessels, while it concentrates on strengthening its position in the ro-ro sector.
Views: 586
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Pegasus in Norwegian tow

October 7 - October 7 - Harms Bergung, Transport & Heavylift chartered the anchor handling tug Pegasus to Norwegian shipbuilder VARD S
Views: 523
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Baltic Cargo Shuttle takes off

October 7 - October 7 - Arkon Shipping and Best Logistics have celebrated the inauguration of their heavy lift and general cargo shuttle service: the Baltic Cargo Shuttle (BCS).
Views: 907
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Lone Star joins Daseke

October 6 - October 6 - Fort Worth, Texas based Lone Star Transportation is merging with the Daseke family of open-deck and specialty carriers.
Views: 725
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AGL steams ahead

October 6 - October 6 - Alexander Global Logistics has handled the transport of a 148-tonne steam drum by barge from Berlin to Sluijskil in the Netherlands.
Views: 886
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Allport in board reshuffle

October 6 - October 6 - Allport Cargo Services has appointed Charles McGurin as joint managing director, replacing Jerry Gray who is retiring in January 2015 and taking up a non-executive director position at the company.
Views: 639
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Sloman Neptun appoints Swedish agent

October 6 - October 6 - Sloman Neptun Shipping & Transport has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its new agent in Sweden.
Views: 1281
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North American short sea shipping booms

October 6 - October 6 - Total cargo tonnage transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway in 2014 has already surpassed 2013 levels, driven by a surge in North American import and export activity.
Views: 531
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Immingham ups lifting capacity

October 6 - October 6 - Associated British Ports' (ABP) Port of Immingham has expanded its crane fleet with the addition of a Terex / Gottwald HMK 170 EG mobile harbour crane.
Views: 831
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Large winch takes to the road

October 3 - October 3 - WWL ALS has arranged the transport of a 110-tonne winch from Wallsend to Telford in the UK, as well as its installation on site.
Views: 449
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GAC Marine Logistics relocates

October 3 - October 3 - Ship spares logistics specialist GAC Marine Logistics (GML) has relocated its head office from the UAE to Singapore.
Views: 553
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France firms up USD5 billion canal deal

October 3 - October 3 - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has backed the development of the Seine-Nord Canal, which will connect Greater Paris with northern Europe's premier gateways.
Views: 360
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BBC in Greater Western Flank project

October 3 - October 3 - BBC Chartering's vessel BBC Balboa has played a part in the installation of a 14.4 km, 16 inch subsea pipeline for the Greater Western Flank Gas Development, which is located on Australia's North West Shelf.
Views: 412
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R&B in another mining move

October 3 - October 3 - Croatia's R&B Global Projects has shipped another three large Komatsu mining dump trucks from the manufacturer's new faciltiy in Chennai, India to Liberia's Monrovia port for use in the country's New Liberty Gold Project.
Views: 718
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Ritchie Bros. sees strong sales

October 3 - October 3 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sold more than USD76 million of used equipment at its recent auctions in Quebec and Texas.
Views: 469
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Trident Alliance gathers strength

October 3 - October 3 - The Trident Alliance - a shipping industry initiative for the enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations - has welcomed five new members - Scorpio, Flinter, Solvang, Nordic Tankers and Ardmore Shipping Corporation.
Views: 318
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ASL in ongoing electricity project

October 2 - October 2 - Access Shipping & Logistics (ASL) has completed the latest transport of electricity transmission equipment for the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL) project.
Views: 586
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Elbe expansion delayed

October 2 - October 2 - The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) in Leipzig has made a decision to delay the deepening and widening of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe.
Views: 492
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Pan Ocean for sale

October 2 - October 2 - Having received approval from the relevant court, Korean shipowner Pan Ocean has put itself up for auction.
Views: 871
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Van der Vlist invests in wind energy

October 2 - October 2 - Van der Vlist has increased its fleet of transport vehicle capable of carrying large components for the wind energy industry.
Views: 409
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Argentinia's first satellite takes to the sky

October 2 - October 2 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have transported the first-ever space satellite manufactured in Argentina, from San Carlos de Bariloche airport to its launch site in French Guiana.
Views: 351
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Tight squeeze for WWL ALS

October 2 - October 2 - WWL ALS has handled the transport of an 85-tonne press from Kehl, Germany to Sheffield in the UK, via the port of Immingham.
Views: 447
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GAC adds Antwerp office

October 2 - October 2 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC Group, has added a new office in Antwerp to its network of over 300 offices.
Views: 664
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Further expansion for Panama Canal

October 1 - October 1 - International media reports suggest that the Panama Canal is likely to get a new upgrade within 25 years to meet increasing capacity demands.
Views: 427
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Yusen and Inci partner up

October 1 - October 1 - Japan based Yusen Logistics has signed an important and strategic collaboration agreement with Turkey's Inci Logistics.
Views: 723
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Multimodal reel shipment for Al Eid

October 1 - October 1 - Kuwait based Al Eid International Logistic Company has transported a large cable reel from Abu Dhabi to Kuwait's Shuaiba port, via Jebel Ali port.
Views: 491
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WWL ALS pipes up again

October 1 - October 1 - Following the successful delivery of a 165-tonne mill pipe, WWL ALS was contracted to ensure the safe passage of another mill pipe.
Views: 470

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