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Hareket powers ahead

December 31 - December 31 - Hareket has transported and installed two GE gas turbine and generator sets from Samsun port to the Ic Anadolu combined cycle power plant in Kirikkale, Turkey.
Views: 583
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Antwerp looks forward to record year

December 30 - December 30 - The port of Antwerp is expected to handle a total of 198.8 million tonnes of freight by the end of 2014 - a year-on-year increase of 4.2 percent and a new record for the Belgian gateway.
Views: 850
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Drilling rig arrives in Emden

December 30 - December 30 - In Emden, Germany, a recently strengthened storage area used by EMS Port Agency and Stevedoring (EPAS) has received its first cargo.
Views: 418
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Containership scrapping is below forecast

December 30 - December 30 - According to shipping research company, Alphaliner, containership scrapping will barely reach 400,000 teu in 2014, substantially short from the 500,000 teu forecast at the beginning of the year.
Views: 815
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Both sides lock horns in US port dispute

December 30 - December 30 - The union representing dockworkers at ports along the US West Coast has requested that "key decision makers" become involved in its contract talks with the group acting on behalf of employers.
Views: 206
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RZDL delivers for Moscow Metro

December 29 - December 29 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) has coordinated the delivery of the first batch of 100 m long rails, produced by EVRAZ Consolidated West-Siberian Metallurgical Plant (EVRAZ ZSMK) for the Moscow Metro.
Views: 452
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Emirates SkyCargo names senior VP

December 29 - December 29 - Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Henrik Ambak to the position of senior vice president, cargo operations worldwide.
Views: 729
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Silk Way confirms 747-800 commitment

December 29 - December 29 - The Baku-based Silk Way Group has confirmed reports in the Azerbaijani and Russian media that it has signed a letter of intent with Boeing for the purchase of three 747-8 freighters.
Views: 628
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Mormugao ups multipurpose game

December 24 - December 24 - According to media reports, India's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) plans to invest over USD317 million over the next five-years to carry out various development projects at the port.
Views: 415
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Breakbulk Exhibitions sold

December 24 - December 24 - AXIO Data Group (AXIO) has sold Breakbulk Exhibitions to ITE Group plc (ITE), the leading exhibitions group, for a maximum consideration of USD42 million.
Views: 727
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ICS reverses stance on ballast water

December 23 - December 23 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it will no longer discourage governments from ratifying the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which may bring the order into force sooner than expected.
Views: 270
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Gefco enters Algerian market

December 23 - December 23 - Gefco has expanded its North African network by setting up a subsidiary in Algeria.
Views: 738
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Prices frozen at Pilbara ports

December 23 - December 23 - Users of Australia's port of Pilbara have received an early Christmas present with the news that the authority is putting its prices on hold at current levels for the Port of Port Hedland and the Port of Dampier until at least July 1, 2016.
Views: 358
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AAPA urges federal intervention in West Coast negotiations

December 23 - December 23 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has urged President Obama to assign federal mediators to help resolve ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime A
Views: 496
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Cranes sail through Bosphorus

December 23 - December 23 - Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Venice has shipped three cranes from Split, Croatia to Yushny in Ukraine.
Views: 791
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Duluth shipping season winds to a close

December 22 - December 22 - This weekend signalled the end of the 2014 shipping season at the Port of Duluth-Superior as the last oceangoing vessel departed from the Great Lakes gateway.
Views: 689
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WWL ALS opens in Dubai

December 22 - December 22 - WWL ALS has opened a new office in Dubai, close to Jebel Ali port and the Dubai World Central development.
Views: 485
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Universal moves gas tank trio

December 22 - December 22 - Universal Transport's office in Prague has coordinated the delivery of three gas storage tanks from D??
Views: 619
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Drum roll for Haropa

December 22 - December 22 - Twenty high-voltage wire drums, manufactured by General Cable, have been transported down the Seine between the Haropa ports of Montereau-Fault-Yonne and Le Havre.
Views: 492
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Bertling transforms Argentina with Antonov

December 22 - December 22 - Bertling Logistics and Antonov Airlines have worked together to deliver nine outsize transformers from Porto, Portugal to the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires onboard three AN-124-100 flights.
Views: 1029
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Wagenborg bridges the gap

December 19 - December 19 - Wagenborg Nedlift has used its 750-tonne capacity LR1750 crawler crane to replace an old railway bridge in Bochum, Germany.
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World's strongest gantry makes debut

December 19 - December 19 - The Honghai gantry crane has been used for the first time, launching the Nordic Trym platform supply vessel at Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company's new shipyard in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 517
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ETS on the double

December 19 - December 19 - Madrid based marine and cargo surveyors Eurotransport Solutions (ETS) has monitored the loading and securing of the first Vestas type V126 wind turbine blades onboard a vessel in Spain.
Views: 503
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Port Manatee website gets a revamp

December 19 - December 19 - Port Manatee has relaunched its website - www.portmanatee.com - providing new features in a fresh format.
Views: 582
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DFDS attracts project loads

December 18 - December 18 - The DFDS Seaways terminal in Rotterdam has seen a surge in demand for heavy and project cargo handling services, says its operations manager.
Views: 656
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Everett hires new legal chief

December 18 - December 18 - The Port of Everett has appointed Steve Kirkelie as its new chief of administrative and legal affairs.
Views: 524
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Congress strengthens support for Jones Act

December 18 - December 18 - The United States Congress has enacted the strongest statement of support for the Jones Act and the American domestic maritime industry since the Merchant Maritime Act of 1936.
Views: 445
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Schmidbauer adds Liebherr trio

December 18 - December 18 - German crane and heavy transport contractor Schmidbauer has taken delivery of three new Liebherr mobile cranes: a 100-tonne capacity LTM 1100-5.2; a 130-tonne capacity LTM 1130-5.1; and a 60-tonne capacity LTM 1130-5.1.
Views: 620
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Research provides a solution for GAC

December 18 - December 18 - GAC's project logistics team has coordinated the loading, transportation and delivery of an 18 m workboat from Sweden to Uruguay.
Views: 724
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Hungary ups Terex portfolio

December 18 - December 18 - Dunagep - the Danubian Building Machines Servicing Corporation - has taken delivery of its largest all-terrain crane: a 500-tonne capacity Terex AC 500-2.
Views: 693
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Rolitrans overcomes Indonesia's challenges

December 18 - December 18 - Rolitrans International has transported four new autoclaves for the automotive industry from the port of Jakarta to a jobsite on the Indonesian island of Java.
Views: 554
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C.H. Robinson targets oil and gas

December 18 - December 18 - C.H. Robinson has created an Oil and Gas Solutions division to capitalise on the rapid demand in the sector.
Views: 289
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Winstar barges ahead

December 17 - December 17 - Singapore based tug and barge owner Winstar Logistic has deployed a 250 ft (76.2 m) barge for the transport of two large slug catchers, weighing 470 tonnes and 310 tonnes respectively.
Views: 734
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ALE claims Caspian record

December 17 - December 17 - ALE claims to have transported the heaviest load ever moved in the Caspian region - a 280-tonne gas turbine - from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan.
Views: 750
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Gefco adds 'High & Heavy' business

December 17 - December 17 - Gefco has won additional business for its 'High & Heavy' product, landing a contract with France's Vinci Construction Grands Projets (VCGP), part of construction and public works giant, Vinci, to handle all transport and Customs clearance se
Views: 304
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Innovations on the double at Antwerp

December 17 - December 17 - The Port of Antwerp's Connectivity Platform - an online tool launched last year to provide information about the various possibilities for transport to and from the port - has been expanded and upgraded.
Views: 460
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UPDATE: Pan Ocean confirms sale

December 17 - December 17 - Further to the news posted yesterday, Pan Ocean has confirmed that a Harim Group-led consortium has been selected as its preferred bidder.
Views: 431
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Collett in speedy car relocation

December 17 - December 17 - Collett Transport has relocated what is claimed to be the world's fastest car, Thrust SSC, and its predecessor, Thrust 2, whilst a redevelopment project is taking place at Coventry Transport Museum in the UK.
Views: 825
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Boskalis and Kotug merge towing activities

December 17 - December 17 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) and Kotug International have signed a memorandum of understanding to merge their European harbour towage operations.
Views: 602
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Fantastic four for BigRoll

December 16 - December 16 - China's Cosco Dalian Shipyard has been contracted by BigRoll Shipping to build two more MC class module carriers, bringing the total number of vessels under construction to four.
Views: 640
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Universal Transport doubles up

December 16 - December 16 - Germany headquartered Universal Transport recently executed a brace of project shipments: the delivery of an out-of-gauge turbine from Muelheim an der Ruhr to Taiwan; and the domestic transport of a 48.9 m column.
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PowerBoom debut for LR 11000

December 16 - December 16 - Liebherr's PowerBoom has been used for the first time on its 1,000-tonne capacity LR 11000 crawler crane during the installation of a 220-tonne machine room on a wind turbine tower in northern Germany.
Views: 853
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NBR in mega monopile move

December 16 - December 16 - Steelwind Nordenham has safely transported a 1,000 tonne monopile foundation using four NBR C250 heavy-duty trailers, developed by Switzerland headquartered NBR Offshore Logistics.
Views: 580
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Poultry processor to buy Pan Ocean?

December 16 - December 16 - According to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, a consortium led by poultry processor Harim has submitted a bid for carrier Pan Ocean, which has been priced at around USD968 million.
Views: 631
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Final gate crosses Panama Canal

December 16 - December 16 - The final gate for the new locks of the Panama Canal expansion project has been transported through the canal for installation on its Pacific side.
Views: 711
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Enerpac appoints Silveri

December 16 - December 16 - Enerpac, a division of Actuant Corp, has appointed Rob Silveri as its new Australia and New Zealand integrated solutions manager.
Views: 728
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New African expert at ISS

December 16 - December 16 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Peter Nielsen as vice president, Africa.
Views: 724
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Milwaukee sees record year for steel

December 16 - December 16 - Workers at the Port of Milwaukee are busy unloading the final shipment of steel for 2014, culminating in one of the gateway's busiest seasons for steel in recent decades.
Views: 589
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Blue Water in the frame

December 15 - December 15 - Blue Water Shipping has handled the logistics of 11 large components for a jacking frame currently being installed on an offshore production platform in the South Arne oilfield, off the west coast of Esbjerg.
Views: 581
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TTS on the move

December 15 - December 15 - Transport Technics & Services International (TTS) has relocated its Dubai headquarters and can now be found at Dubai Silicon Oasis, SIT Tower, 21st floor, Office no. 2112, Dubai, UAE.
Views: 441
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Fleet Line steels ahead

December 15 - December 15 - Fleet Line Shipping has coordinated the transport of 1,200 tonnes of steel plates from Ukraine to Iraq.
Views: 647
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Liebherr opens in Peru

December 15 - December 15 - Liebherr has celebrated the inauguration of its new office in Lima City, Peru, which will provide services to customers of its mobile crane and mining divisions.
Views: 657
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CTU Code takes leap forward, says FIATA

December 12 - December 12 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has welcomed steps taken by international trade associations to bring about the full adoption of the CTU Code.
Views: 477
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ALE on the right track in Vietnam

December 12 - December 12 - ALE has almost reached the halfway point in a major transportation project to move what are claimed to be the longest and heaviest bridge girders in Vietnamese history.
Views: 425
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DYT supports shark studies

December 12 - December 12 - DYT Yacht Transport's semi-submersible vessel Yacht Express has shipped the 126 ft (38.4 m) research vessel Ocearch from Port Everglades to Brisbane in Australia.
Views: 689
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Final nail for Manston Airport?

December 12 - December 12 - Manston Airport on the south coast of the UK looks set to close for good after Thanet district councilors voted against pursuing a compulsory purchase order for the gateway.
Views: 664
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Pacific Basin sells towage business

December 12 - December 12 - Pacific Basin Shipping has sold PB Towage Australia to Smit Lamnalco, a 50-percent owned associate of Royal Boskalis Westminster.
Views: 671
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All over for Polet?

December 11 - December 11 - It appears that Polet Airlines has suspended its passenger and cargo operations, following an ongoing case involving Moscow Arbitration Court.
Views: 746
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Rig moves out of Albanian mountains

December 11 - December 11 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA), part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, is in the process of shipping a drilling rig from Albania to Emden in Germany.
Views: 489
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Talbert debuts trailer

December 11 - December 11 - The latest addition to Talbert Manufacturing's Traveling Axle Series of trailers is ideal for hauliers who need the flexibility of a California-legal trailer with a lower deck height to clear bridges and tunnels when transporting taller equi
Views: 625
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ISS appoints Schollaert

December 11 - December 11 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has added to its senior management team with the appointment of Steve Schollaert as executive vice president for North America.
Views: 631
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Portlog oils up

December 11 - December 11 - Portlog International has transported oil rig components, weighing a total of 1,000 tonnes, through Mexico for the country's state oil company Pemex.
Views: 629
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Terex RTGs headed for Manila

December 11 - December 11 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is supplying the Philippines' Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. (MNHPI) with six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, with delivery expected at the end of 2014.
Views: 631
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Good crowd for crane and transport summit

December 11 - December 11 - This year's World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Miami brought together 260 delegates to hear from transport and lifting professionals.
Views: 703
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Forwarding networks raise anti-corruption awareness

December 11 - December 11 - Anti-bribery business association TRACE is partnering with the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) and Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network to bring information and awareness of anti-corruption tools and solutions to project forwarders.
Views: 299
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Caba in tram transport to Turkey

December 10 - December 10 - Caba Transport has handled the movement of several trams from China to Samsun in Turkey, making use of an eight-axle Scheuerle-Nicolas Superflex trailer.
Views: 542
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Aertssen ups machine portfolio

December 10 - December 10 - Aertssen Machinery Services (AMS) - the local branch of Aertssen Kranen in the Middle East - is to take delivery of a new 145-tonne capacity Tadano GR1450EX rough terrain crane.
Views: 641
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Long haul for Scandinavian Express

December 10 - December 10 - Scandinavian Express Poland has transported a steel footbridge, weighing 48 tonnes, from Gydnia in Poland to Malm
Views: 462
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Logistics sector looks set for more M&As

December 10 - December 10 - Transport Intelligence has said that the talks between DSV and UTi Worldwide which were revealed in the media last week show that there is an undiminished appetite for mergers and acquisitions in the global logistics industry.
Views: 1126
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CEVA opens Singapore hub

December 10 - December 10 - CEVA Logistics has expanded its presence in Singapore with a new 48,000 sq m logistics centre - West Hub - at Jalan Buroh.
Views: 558
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Beck & Pollitzer spruces up London

December 10 - December 10 - For the tenth year in a row, Beck & Pollitzer has transported and installed London's legendary Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square.
Views: 565
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High five for Tiong Woon

December 10 - December 10 - Tiong Woon Crane & Transport has taken delivery of five 300-tonne capacity Grove GMK6300L all terrain cranes in Singapore.
Views: 704
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Maersk & Hamburg Sud lead Drewry's new carrier reliability rankings

December 10 - December 10 - According to performance rankings published in the new online version of the Carrier Performance Insight published by shipping consultancy Drewry, Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud are ranked as the two most reliable container shipping carriers.
Views: 493
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Good start for Baltic shuttle

December 9 - December 9 - Following a lengthy trial period, the Baltic Cargo Shuttle (BCS) is now fully established.
Views: 757
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Jumbo readies for Wheatstone project

December 9 - December 9 - Jumbo has signed a contract with Technip Oceania for the installation of 13 subsea structures for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone project in Western Australia.
Views: 641
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ABP again challenges ABLE project

December 9 - December 9 - Associated British Ports (ABP) is once again challenging the development of the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) on the south bank of the Humber River.
Views: 503
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2015 - a year of shelved oil projects?

December 9 - December 9 - The dramatic fall in the price of oil is causing major doubts about the viability of many oil and gas projects, says Rystad Energy.
Views: 708
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McCain blasts Jones Act ... again

December 9 - December 9 - In the USA, senator John McCain has renewed his attack on the Jones Act, the law that requires ships servicing coastal businesses to be built and mostly staffed by US crews.
Views: 371
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Cargolux agrees Swissport tie up

December 8 - December 8 - Cargolux Airlines International has appointed Swissport International as its preferred ground services provider at selected stations worldwide.
Views: 616
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Manatee re-elects Whitmore

December 8 - December 8 - Carol Whitmore has been elected to a third one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee, which has also welcomed Charles B. Smith as its newest member.
Views: 710
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New year, new start for Hansa Meyer

December 8 - December 8 - The new year will see some changes for Hansa Meyer, with HEGO Partner Holding being renamed into Hansa Meyer Global Holding within the framework of a single brand strategy.
Views: 680
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San Lorenzo changes towing rules

December 8 - December 8 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has issued guidance about new towage regulations affecting the port of San Lorenzo in Argentina.
Views: 410
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Barge Master gets additional shareholder

December 8 - December 8 - Parcom Capital has become the majority shareholder and investor in Barge Master Holding bv, the company that is active in the field of motion compensation technology for the maritime and offshore industry.
Views: 575
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FMC: Update on port congestion surcharges

December 8 - December 8 - The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has announced that it has been advised that the 15 ocean carrier members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have individually committed to forego imposition of any port congestion surcharges unti
Views: 302
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Bengal takes USA's first Explorer

December 5 - December 5 - Bengal Transportation Services of Geismar in the USA has taken delivery of a Terex Explorer 5800 all terrain crane - the first of the Explorer family to be sold in the USA.
Views: 491
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It's a gas for Wagenborg

December 5 - December 5 - Wagenborg has transported equipment for a gas treatment installation for the Donkerbroek-Hemrik development project in Friesland, the Netherlands.
Views: 534
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Everett plans to strengthen wharf

December 5 - December 5 - Starting this month, IMCO General Construction will begin work on a USD2.55 million upgrade at the Port of Everett's South Terminal, strengthening the wharf in order to support heavier ro-ro cargo operations.
Views: 728
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Happy Star makes maiden voyage

December 5 - December 5 - BigLift Shipping's newbuild heavy lift vessel Happy Star has loaded her first cargo in Nantong, which included two large modules for an iron ore wharf under construction in Port Hedland.
Views: 633
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High five for SAL in Ichthys

December 5 - December 5 - SAL Heavy Lift has completed a series of complex shipments, totalling over 100,000 freight tonnes, for the Ichthys LNG project near Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory.
Views: 788
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Lufthansa and ANA launch JV

December 4 - December 4 - All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Lufthansa Cargo have launched an air cargo joint venture, which will see both airlines execute joint sales of shipments on flights between Japan and Europe.
Views: 568
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Coordinadora plays its part in OPTARA project

December 4 - December 4 - Coordinadora has completed the second shipment of four modules, two weighing almost 1,000 tonnes, for the OPTARA oil refinery project in Antwerp.
Views: 490
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Burst of energy for Crane Rental

December 4 - December 4 - Crane Rental Corporation has completed the relocation of energy-generating equipment, manufactured by Siemens Energy, to a natural gas clean energy power plant under construction in south Florida.
Views: 795
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SC&RA sets symposium date

December 4 - December 4 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will host its 2015 Specialized Transportation Symposium at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia from March 3-6.
Views: 646
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Lerwick strengthens management team

December 4 - December 4 - The board of Lerwick Port Authority is strengthening its senior management team in light of the continuing activity and development at the Scottish harbour.
Views: 452
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Bremen seeks offshore terminal operator

December 4 - December 4 - The Federal Land of Bremen has initiated a Europe-wide tender procedure to find an operator for the Offshore Terminal Bremerhaven (OTB).
Views: 921
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Another mark in the sand for Seaway

December 4 - December 4 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded the transportation and installation contract for the Sandbank substation by Bladt Industries.
Views: 480
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Delta doubles up

December 4 - December 4 - Delta Maritime, a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Greece, Serbia and Romania, has handled two complex projects out of Greece.
Views: 723
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UTi and DSV respond to acquisition rumours

December 4 - December 4 - DSV and UTi Worldwide have responded to a Bloomberg article published yesterday, which reported that the two companies have been evaluating the possibility of entering into an agreement concerning DSV's acquisition of UTi.
Views: 456
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MACS in transatlantic service launch

December 4 - December 4 - MACS Maritime Carrier will begin a new multipurpose service connecting the UK and northwest Europe with the US Gulf, Mexico and US East Coast in January 2015.
Views: 482
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Leo launches in Myanmar

December 3 - December 3 - FPS Logistics Thailand (FPST), a wholly owned subsidiary of Leo Global Logistics, has launched a new logistics operation in Myanmar.
Views: 914
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Broekman Group divests

December 3 - December 3 - After 30 years, the Broekman Group is saying farewell to both its Car Terminal and the Broekman Automotive Division, which have both been acquired by C.RO Ports.
Views: 1049
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Washing towers on the double for EMS

December 3 - December 3 - EMS Log has transported two washing towers - each weighing 34 tonnes and measuring 40 m long, 4.4 m wide and 4.6 m high - across Germany from Lake Constance to Hamburg.
Views: 368
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It's a basket case for Tuscor Lloyds

December 3 - December 3 - Tuscor Lloyds has shipped thirty cargo baskets, with a total combined weight of 107.02 tonnes, from Gdansk in Poland to the UAE port of Jebel Ali.
Views: 643
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Tradelossa crosses the finish line

December 3 - December 3 - Tradelossa has completed a project, which began in June 2014, to transport cargo for the La Rumorosa wind farm in the state of Baja California, Mexico.
Views: 363
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SP SPb on power trip

December 3 - December 3 - Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has handled two 318-tonne steam generators and a 332-tonne reactor tank for the Tianwan atomic power station in China.
Views: 813
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ALE tests Argentina's largest crane

December 2 - December 2 - ALE's Argentina branch has used the largest crane operating in the country - a Liebherr LR11350 crawler crane - to complete its role in YPF's Nuevo Coke project.
Views: 570
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Arkansas tandem-axle weight limit increased

December 2 - December 2 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has commended Arkansas transport officials' decision to increase the maximum allowed weight on a permitted tandem-axle group combination in the state from 40,000 lbs (18 tonnes) to 46,000
Views: 421
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US port delays force shippers to look skywards

December 2 - December 2 - The recent US west coast port congestion issues have temporarily reversed the long-term modal shift from air to ocean as shippers seek alternative ways to ensure their goods hit the stores in time for the US holiday season, said Drewry in its
Views: 499
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Krandienst Schulz makes crawler debut

December 2 - December 2 - Hamburg-based Krandienst Schulz has invested in its first crawler crane: a Liebherr LR 1600/2 equipped with the new SL13 boom system.
Views: 779
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Crowley promotes two

December 2 - December 2 - Effective January 1, 2015, Crowley Maritime Corporation's Puerto Rico liner services group is promoting Ken Orben to general manager of terminal operations in Jacksonville, Florida, and Karen Dempsey to director of port operations in Pennsauk
Views: 405
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StederDelta puts two ships to use

December 1 - December 1 - StederDelta Group has transported a dismantled crane, weighing a total of 200 tonnes, from Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi port to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 748
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Training for Africa's abnormal loads

December 1 - December 1 - An ISO-accredited Certificate in Project Cargo Management professional development course is being held in conjunction with the Breakbulk Africa Congress in Johannesburg in February, 2015.
Views: 573
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Vanguard catches the tide

December 1 - December 1 - Vanguard has played its part in the launch of a 310-tonne patrol vessel from the Damen Shipyards in Cape Town.
Views: 487
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BIMCO wants less IMO red tape for shipping

December 1 - December 1 - BIMCO supports a report identifying ways to reduce red tape for shipping, which will be presented to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) this week in London.
Views: 398
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Shipowners criticise EU pre-emptive strike on CO2

December 1 - December 1 - Following the recent informal agreement reached by EU co-legislators on the European Commission proposal for a regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions of maritime transport, the International Chamber of
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John Good welcomes ro-ro partnership

December 1 - December 1 - John Good Shipping has formed a new partnership with Swedish Orient Line (SOL) following its appointment as UK liner agent for SOL's new ro-ro service between Finland and Tilbury.
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Rolner leaves SAL

December 1 - December 1 - It's all change at the top of shipping line SAL Heavy Lift, following the departure of Lars Rolner as managing director and chief operating officer.
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Cargolux ups Vietnamese offering

December 1 - December 1 - Cargolux is expanding its cargo services to Vietnam with the introduction of a second weekly flight to Ho Chi Minh City, and a fourth frequency to Hanoi.
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