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RINA wins Turkmenbashi contract

March 31 - March 31 - RINA Services has been awarded a contract to provide a design review and third party certification services for a major port and logistics hub development at Turkmenbashi on Turkmenistan's Caspian Sea coast.
Views: 605
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SAL ships Damen tugs

March 31 - March 31 - SAL Heavy Lift's multipurpose vessel Svenja has loaded and unloaded eight Damen tug boats and an E-house (electrical house) on a voyage from Vietnam to the Netherlands.
Views: 904
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Ekin takes boat out of water

March 31 - March 31 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has transported an 11-tonne boat from Tuzla, Turkey to Baku in Azerbaijan.
Views: 604
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BACA to Black

March 31 - March 31 - Chapman Freeborn's UK head of VIP charter, Julie Black, has been elected to join the Council of the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA).
Views: 735
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Heerema signs LOI for world's largest crane vessel

March 31 - March 31 - Heerema Offshore Services has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to build what it says is the world's largest new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV), equipped with two cranes capable of lifting 10,000 tonnes each.
Views: 366
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Agility posts profits

March 30 - March 30 - Kuwait headquartered logistics services provider Agility posted a net profit of KD50.84 million (USD169.19 million) for its full financial year 2014 - a 10 percent year-on-year improvement over 2013.
Views: 1124
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Van der Vlist drags the Cats in

March 30 - March 30 - Van der Vlist has transported Caterpillar material handling machines from Northern Ireland to its facility in Zeebrugge, Belgium.
Views: 438
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FLS oils up in Iraq

March 30 - March 30 - Fleet Line Shipping subsidiary in Iraq - FLS-KAA - has handled the transport of 800 cu m of oilfield cargo to Erbil via the Turkish port of Mersin.
Views: 537
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Attendance up at Breakbulk China

March 30 - March 30 - The Breakbulk China exhibition, which was held from March 17-20 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre, hosted 6 percent more attendees this year compared with 2014.
Views: 960
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EXG fuels up

March 30 - March 30 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of four 37-tonne diesel engines from India to Turkey.
Views: 671
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Two tug survey for ETS

March 30 - March 30 - ETS Marine & Cargo Surveyors has attended the discharge and conducted the survey on two pusher tugs in Nueva Palmira, Uruguay.
Views: 754
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Gefco names Kesler

March 27 - March 27 - Gefco has appointed Emmanuel Kesler as director of finance and performance at its French subsidiary, Gefco France.
Views: 765
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Geodis revenue up 1 percent

March 27 - March 27 - Geodis, which recently rebranded, achieved a 1 percent year-on-year increase in revenue in 2014 at EUR6.871 billion (USD7.43 billion).
Views: 562
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Hapag Lloyd swaps finance chiefs

March 27 - March 27 - Effective April 1, Peter Ganz is to relinquish his post as company cfo of the merged Hapag-Lloyd/CSAV operation (trading as Hapag Lloyd).
Views: 841
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When a ship's not a ship it's a problem

March 27 - March 27 - Rotterdam-based law firm AKD says the lack of an unambiguous term to describe a 'ship' in several jurisdictions represents a potential threat to asset security for financiers, particularly in the offshore and renewable energy sectors.
Views: 499
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Corpus Christi calls on Collin

March 27 - March 27 - Port Corpus Christi has appointed Rosie Collin as its director of community relations.
Views: 658
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Strele in big Baltic crane delivery

March 26 - March 26 - Lithuania's Strele Logistics has taken delivery of a 500-tonne capacity truck-mounted telescopic crane from Liebherr, which it claims is the largest model in the Baltics.
Views: 621
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First high-speed trains arrive in UK

March 26 - March 26 - The first five of 110 high-speed railcar units have been delivered to the UK port of Southampton from Kasado, Japan onboard Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' ro-ro vessel Tamerlane.
Views: 742
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Ritchie completes record auction

March 26 - March 26 - Ritchie Bros. had sold more than USD54 million of equipment for Energy Transportation in Casper, Wyoming.
Views: 465
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SAL finalises Wikinger pile project

March 26 - March 26 - SAL Heavy Lift has completed the second phase of the Wikinger pile testing campaign with its heavy lift vessel Lone.
Views: 409
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Tuscor Lloyds reels in the loads

March 26 - March 26 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the shipment of four steel reels, each weighing over 30 tonnes, from Rio Grande, Brazil to Aberdeen in the UK.
Views: 504
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Oil prices cast shadow over project shipping

March 26 - March 26 - Global dry cargo demand growth, forecast at 5 percent per annum from 2016 to 2019, will be offset by falling project cargo volumes over the next twelve to eighteen months, according to the latest edition of the Multipurpose Shipping Market Revi
Views: 757
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Mammoet completes three-year overhaul

March 25 - March 25 - Mammoet USA has safely completed its role in the Reficar refinery modernisation and expansion project, Colombia - a job it was contracted to during 2011.
Views: 740
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Freja on the move in Norway

March 25 - March 25 - Following a 15 percent growth in business in Norway last year, Freja Transport & Logistics is planning to move its head office from Fjellbo, north of Oslo, to a logistics centre adjacent to the E6 highway in Langhus.
Views: 523
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Pan Ocean back in black

March 25 - March 25 - South Korean shipping line Pan Ocean has posted a profit of USD748.5 million for the 12 month trading period culminating December 2014.
Views: 727
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LOC Group names two

March 25 - March 25 - Marine engineering consultancy, LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants), has named John Quarrington as group marine warranty surveying manager, based in London, and Mark McGurran as Asia regional hull & machinery co-ordinator, based in Singapor
Views: 490
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Omega Morgan and TNDC team up on Canadian projects

March 25 - March 25 - Omega Morgan and the Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the pair cooperate on specialised transport and logistics opportunities in the energy, resource and industrial projects s
Views: 335
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Liebherr Maritime Cranes eyes South Africa

March 25 - March 25 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has opened a new specialised maritime hub, including a sales and service centre, in Durban, South Africa, trading as Liebherr Africa.
Views: 902
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ARRC welcomes two

March 25 - March 25 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is welcoming two new vessels - Warnow Venus and Warnow Sun - into its fleet at the end of March and beginning of April 2015.
Views: 648
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Bertha begins rising

March 24 - March 24 - Seattle Tunnel Partners has successfully lifted the first three pieces of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) Bertha to the surface for repairs in Seattle, Washington.
Views: 522
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AEP to sell barge business?

March 24 - March 24 - American Electric Power (AEP) has engaged Morgan Stanley to explore strategic alternatives for its barge transportation subsidiary, AEP River Operations.
Views: 326
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Traffic grows, investments approved at GPA

March 24 - March 24 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets during February 2015, including breakbulk, automobiles and machinery, as well as bulk and containerised freight.
Views: 798
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Swire changes North Asia rotation

March 24 - March 24 - Swire Shipping's North Asia service will now call at the Japanese ports of Yokohama and Osaka before arriving at Busan, South Korea.
Views: 552
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Wagenborg cooperates with Sitech

March 24 - March 24 - Wagenborg Nedlift has signed an agreement with Sitech Services, which will see Wagenborg provide transport, rigging and project engineering services to several plant locations at the Chemelot site in Geleen, the Netherlands.
Views: 418
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Banner year for New Orleans

March 24 - March 24 - Cargo handled at the Port of New Orleans' public docks in 2014 totalled 8.37 million tonnes, a 28 percent rise compared with 2013 and the gateway's highest total since 2000.
Views: 293
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Arklow Breeze launched

March 23 - March 23 - Arklow Shipping's newbuild vessel Arklow Breeze has been successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit.
Views: 537
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Cabin fever for Blue Water

March 23 - March 23 - Blue Water Shipping has been selected by STX France to handle the logistics of transporting 150 cabins for the maritime industry from Saint Nazaire to South Korea.
Views: 630
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Fangmann adds Liebherr crane

March 23 - March 23 - Fangmann Industrie has taken delivery of an LTM 1130-5.1 mobile crane from Liebherr.
Views: 463
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Daseke welcomes new board members

March 23 - March 23 - North American open-deck and specialised transportation company Daseke has added three new members to its board of directors.
Views: 381
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Olympia boosted by crane purchase

March 23 - March 23 - The port of Olympia has purchased a previously-owned Gottwald GHMK7608 mobile harbour crane to boost its handling capabilities.
Views: 742
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Happy Star delivers huge shiploaders

March 23 - March 23 - Happy Star, which joined the fleet of BigLift Shipping in December 2014, has delivered two huge ship loaders destined for the Port of Sept-
Views: 539
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Lufthansa profits rise

March 20 - March 20 - Lufthansa Cargo achieved an operating profit of EUR100 million (USD106 million) in 2014, which represents a significant increase for the airline when compared with 2013's EUR79 million (USD84 million).
Views: 631
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HLI on the double

March 20 - March 20 - HLI Rail & Rigging has transported two 284,994-lb (129-tonne) transformers from the USA-Mexico border to their destination in Newark, New Jersey.
Views: 459
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Caspian potential is significant, says GAC

March 20 - March 20 - The Caspian region offers a wealth of opportunities for energy players and their service providers, despite its operational complexities, says GAC Group's regional marine manager for Africa, Russia and Central Asia, Stewart Macdonald.
Views: 548
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Egytrans opens heavy cargo yard

March 19 - March 19 - Egytrans has launched a specialised heavy cargo storage yard at Adabiya port on the Gulf of Suez.
Views: 257
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Ultrabulk looks to multipurpose sector

March 19 - March 19 - Ultrabulk has begun a multipurpose service between Europe and Africa, following the employment of a team of professionals from Copenship MPP, which recently filed for bankruptcy.
Views: 565
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Volga sends satellites into sky

March 19 - March 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Russian telecommunications satellites Express AM7 and Express AM8 to the Baikonus Cosmodrome launch site in Kazakhstan.
Views: 560
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HBB storms onto shipping scene

March 19 - March 19 - A new heavy lift agency - HBB Hanseatic Break Bulk - has been set up in Hamburg by ex-Hansa Heavy Lift executive Andr
Views: 834
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Jumbo joins forces with Arkon

March 19 - March 19 - Through a recently formed alliance with Arkon Shipping & Projects, Jumbo has added three multipurpose heavy lift vessels - Eris J, Ran J and Senda J - to its fleet.
Views: 637
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Lock gates head to Antwerp

March 19 - March 19 - Four huge gates destined for the Deurganck dock lock in the port of Antwerp will begin their journey from China to Belgium at the beginning of April.
Views: 552
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Ghana gets transformed by McDan

March 18 - March 18 - McDan Shipping has received two 85-tonne electrical transformers at the Ghanaian port of Tema, before transporting them by road to Winneba.
Views: 797
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GAC appointed Thorco agent

March 18 - March 18 - GAC Singapore has been appointed by Thorco Shipping to provide agency services for its vessels calling at Jurong port.
Views: 905
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Concargo merges into TSI

March 18 - March 18 - South African transport and logistics service provider Concargo has merged into supply chain management and logistics company TSI Central Station.
Views: 604
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Siemens rotor flies with Volga-Dnepr

March 18 - March 18 - Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) has coordinated the delivery of a 50-tonne Siemens rotor from Germany to Mumbai, India.
Views: 721
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Manitowoc ups MLC650 capacity

March 18 - March 18 - Manitowoc's MLC650 crawler crane has successfully completed maximum load testing with the VPC-MAX attachment, raising the machine's lifting capacity from 650 to 750 tonnes.
Views: 455
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Flexibility is key, says Blue Water

March 18 - March 18 - Blue Water Shipping and JV Baltic II Foundations - a joint venture between Hochtief and GeoSea - have cooperated on a project to ship 41 jacket-type foundations from Lindo, Denmark to the Baltic II wind farm in the Baltic Sea.
Views: 478
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Sennebogen crosses Sea of Marmara

March 18 - March 18 - Crane service provider Aydin Vinc is using a new 180-tonne capacity Sennebogen 5500 crawler crane to lift components for the new Izmit Bay Bridge in Turkey.
Views: 660
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Multimodal gears up for record show

March 18 - March 18 - Multimodal 2015 is set to be the biggest in the show's eight-year history, with over 90 new exhibitors joining a total of up to 300 logistics companies at this year's exhibition and conference from April 28-30 at the Birmingham NEC.
Views: 636
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Talbert upgrades trailer series

March 18 - March 18 - Talbert Manufacturing has updated its travelling axle (TA) series by increasing its hauling capacity by 5 tonnes.
Views: 387
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Damco completes complex Chile relocation

March 18 - March 18 - Damco has coordinated the delivery of equipment used to build a refrigerated container factory from multiple locations across China to Chile.
Views: 620
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Abu Dhabi Ports optimistic for 2015

March 18 - March 18 - Following a record year in 2014, Abu Dhabi Ports is forecasting 17 percent growth across all its general cargo activities in 2015.
Views: 853
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MOL launches dedicated projects brand

March 18 - March 18 - MOL Group has established a unified brand for its heavy cargo and plant transport operations: MOL Project & Heavy Cargo.
Views: 506
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Port of Vancouver USA has 'historic year'

March 17 - March 17 - Port of Vancouver USA ceo Todd Coleman says that 2014 was a "banner year" for the port, with the gateway experiencing its best year for revenue and tonnage in its 103-year history.
Views: 715
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New era for Damen Yichang Shipyard

March 17 - March 17 - The Damen Yichang Shipyard - a joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Sinotrans CSC - plans to expand its portfolio of vessels, as well as its geographical reach.
Views: 620
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GAC ups Japanese offering

March 17 - March 17 - GAC has set up an operations office in Japan to cater for the growing demand for ship agency and husbandry services in light of the country's burgeoning energy sector.
Views: 489
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Titan delivers theme park

March 17 - March 17 - Titan Sea & Air Services has handled the shipment of equipment and machines from different parts of the world to India for the Adlabs Imagica amusement park near Khopoli.
Views: 563
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WWPC members to support Infania

March 17 - March 17 - Members attending the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 15th annual membership conference, which will be held in Fuengirola, Spain from May 13-15, will be supporting the Infania Organisation in a charity auction.
Views: 491
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Cosco lifts stinger

March 17 - March 17 - A tandem lift was required to load a 616-tonne stinger onboard Cosco Shipping's multipurpose heavy lift ship, Da Kang, for delivery to Port Pasir Gudang in Malaysia.
Views: 773
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Steder now sole owner of Romanian jv

March 17 - March 17 - Dutch Steder Group has acquired the shares previously held by Delta Maritime of Greece in the joint venture that the two companies had in Romania.
Views: 844
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Military aircraft land at Jaxport

March 16 - March 16 - The US military has landed 48 specialty Army helicopters and three Air Force helicopters at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 400
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Fleet Line cradles latest boat

March 16 - March 16 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a 160-tonne crew boat, measuring 41 m x 8 m x 12 m, from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Dos Bocas, Mexico.
Views: 508
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Sohar looks to China

March 16 - March 16 - Sohar Port and Freezone has said that it aims to capitalise on the economic slowdown in China by focusing on the opportunities being created in booming regional markets.
Views: 747
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Siemens chooses Cuxport

March 16 - March 16 - Cuxport has signed a contract with Siemens regarding the logistics services for the operation of the offshore platforms BorWin 2, HelWin 1 and 2, and SylWin 1.
Views: 521
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ITIC issues fraud warning

March 13 - March 13 - The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned that the fraudulent diversion of funds is on the increase in the maritime sector.
Views: 369
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Ritchie auctions Energy fleet

March 13 - March 13 - Ritchie Bros. is to conduct a multi-million dollar crane and transportation auction for Casper, Wyoming based Energy Transportation.
Views: 412
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2014: a 'challenging year' for Nurminen

March 13 - March 13 - "On the whole, 2014 was a challenging year for the company owing to the unexpected crisis in Ukraine and the exceptional decrease in the price of oil," said Nurminen Logistics president and ceo Olli Pohjanvirta.
Views: 843
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Boskalis sets a record

March 13 - March 13 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) achieved a record net profit of EUR490 million (USD521 million) in 2014, compared with EUR366 million (USD389 million) in 2013.
Views: 610
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Vehicles take to sea with Tuscor Lloyds

March 13 - March 13 - Tuscor Lloyds has recently coordinated a shipment of approximately 475 tonnes of equipment, including trucks, generators, cars and support equipment, from Aqaba, Jordan to the UK port of Felixstowe.
Views: 547
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Offshore wind industry welcomes Boom Lock

March 12 - March 12 - High Wind has launched its Boom Lock system, which facilitates the safe installation of wind turbine components in winds of up to 15 m/s.
Views: 539
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Almajdouie appoints new ceo

March 12 - March 12 - Saudi Arabia's Almajdouie Logistics has appointed Kim Bjerner Rathsack to lead the group's logistics activities.
Views: 1008
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EERL in Mumbai bridge lift

March 12 - March 12 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) subsidiary Express Equipment Rental & Logistics (EERL) has used two mobile cranes to lift seven 120-tonne girders as part of the construction of a flyover bridge for the Mumbai-Vadodara express highway.
Views: 613
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LOC opens in Sydney

March 12 - March 12 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has expanded its Australian operations with the opening of a new office in Sydney.
Views: 535
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Boiling hot transfer for HLI

March 12 - March 12 - HLI Rail & Rigging has completed the transhipment of a 111-tonne boiler from a girder bridge trailer on to a Goldhofer trailer at the company's yard in Laredo, Texas.
Views: 623
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Hansa sends Roehl to Asia

March 12 - March 12 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed chief commercial officer (cco) Joerg Roehl to manage the shipping company's business in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
Views: 919
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GPA launches breakbulk tracking system

March 12 - March 12 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has introduced a new tracking system to process breakbulk cargo more quickly, and provide real-time freight tracking.
Views: 491
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Lieb to leave Schenker

March 12 - March 12 - Dr Thomas Lieb will leave Schenker AG and the Deutsche Bahn Group effective March 31, 2015, having resigned from his position as head of business unit DB Schenker Logistics and chairman of the management board of Schenker AG yesterday.
Views: 925
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Toll acquires ODT

March 12 - March 12 - Toll Group has acquired mining and industrial services provider ODT Australis.
Views: 691
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AAL set to increase fleet

March 12 - March 12 - Singapore-headquartered AAL is planning to further increase the size of its fleet to over 500,000 dwt in 2015.
Views: 678
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TMBCL makes move

March 11 - March 11 - TMBC Logistics has moved to a new location in Novorossiysk, Russia.
Views: 590
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Scheuerle lends ETAL a helping hand

March 10 - March 10 - Egyptian Transportation and Logistics (ETAL) has hauled a 360-tonne transformer at Egypt's El-Tebbin power plant using a three-file Scheuerle InterCombi PowerBooster trailer.
Views: 561
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IronPlanet names new cfo

March 10 - March 10 - IronPlanet has appointed Deborah Schleicher as the company's new chief financial officer (cfo).
Views: 549
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Globalink transforms Kazakhstan

March 10 - March 10 - Globalink has coordinated the transportation of two transformers from the Chinese city of Hefei to Atyrau in Kazakhstan.
Views: 517
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Oil and gas cargoes arrive in RAK

March 10 - March 10 - It's been a busy start to the year for project cargoes through the Ras Al Kaimah Ports Group's various facilities.
Views: 612
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Ceva lights up Singapore

March 10 - March 10 - Ceva Logistics has launched its second City of Energy hub in Singapore.
Views: 760
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Faymonville targets North America

March 10 - March 10 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has launched a new trailer concept for the North American market: the HighwayMAX.
Views: 665
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Sarens bridges highway

March 9 - March 9 - Sarens has used its Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to lift a steel footbridge over the A4 autoroute near Schiltigheim in the French region of Alsace.
Views: 582
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Record turbine lift for XCMG

March 9 - March 9 - An XGC16000 crawler crane, manufactured by XCMG, has installed a 6MW wind turbine at a port in Jiangsu, China.
Views: 610
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Yusen targets projects in Brazil

March 9 - March 9 - Yusen Logistics Do Brasil - the Brazilian subsidiary of major Japanese forwarder Yusen Logistics - has established a dedicated project cargo team in Sao Paulo.
Views: 870
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Ocean7 takes big hopper onboard

March 9 - March 9 - Ocean7 Projects' multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik has shipped a 17.5 m high hopper, weighing 138 tonnes, from Cartagena in Spain to Haifa, Israel.
Views: 733
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March 9 - March 9 - German specialised transport provider Reiser Schwertransport has taken delivery of a new 8-axle hydraulic lowbed trailer from K
Views: 1472
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SafmarineMPV heads south

March 9 - March 9 - SafmarineMPV is extending its service on the USA-West Africa trade to include port calls at Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo and Luanda/Sonils in Angola.
Views: 454
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Rhenus buys KOG

March 9 - March 9 - The Rhenus Group has taken over Swiss project logistics specialist KOG Worldwide.
Views: 711
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Jumbo joy at EMAS project

March 9 - March 9 - Jumbo mobilised four of its heavy lift vessels to transport oversize materials for the construction of EMAS's subsea construction vessel Lewek Constellation.
Views: 679
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ALE and Aertssen hit Total milestone

March 6 - March 6 - ALE and Aertssen Kranen have completed the installation of the main fractioner unit at the Total Refinery in Antwerp.
Views: 899
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BBC ships to Darwin

March 6 - March 6 - BBC Chartering is currently engaged in the delivery of large air cooled condensers (ACC) from Phu My in Vietnam to Darwin, Australia, which will form a key part of the Ichthys LNG project.
Views: 681
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US Cargo Airship Caucus launched

March 6 - March 6 - A Cargo Airship Caucus has been created in the US House of Representatives to encourage the development of these potentially revolutionary aircraft for military and civilian use.
Views: 823
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Cargolux adds 30th Boeing

March 6 - March 6 - Cargolux has taken delivery of its 12th Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft, which becomes the 30th 747 freighter the airline has purchased from Boeing since 1979.
Views: 579
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Manitowoc appoints Argentinian dealer

March 6 - March 6 - Manitowoc Cranes has signed a distribution and service contract with Buenos Aires-based construction equipment dealer Covema SACIF.
Views: 579
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Profits down at Port of Rotterdam

March 6 - March 6 - While revenue at the Port of Rotterdam Authority grew by 3.1 percent year-on-year in 2014 due to increased economic activity at the port, profits fell by 49 percent owing to higher interest charges and depreciation.
Views: 692
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K+N sees continuous improvements

March 6 - March 6 - Kuehne + Nagel posted a net turnover of CHF17.5 billion (USD17.93 billion), a 1.9 percent increase compared with 2013, while its gross profit rose by 0.5 percent to CHF6.28 billion (USD6.43 billion).
Views: 636
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2014 'as expected' for Panalpina

March 6 - March 6 - Panalpina's net forwarding revenue in 2014 remained stable at CHF6.7 billion (USD6.86 billion), compared with CHF6.75 billion (USD6.91 billion) in 2013, while gross profit increased by 2 percent year-on-year to CHF1.58 billion (USD1.61 billion).
Views: 649
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Submarine sails with RollDock

March 5 - March 5 - RollDock Shipping has transported the HQ-184 Hai Phong submarine from St Petersburg, Russia to Cam Ranh in Vietnam onboard its semi-submersible heavy lift vessel RollDock Star.
Views: 985
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Ekin on the boil in Turkey

March 5 - March 5 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has coordinated the delivery of an oversize steam boiler from Ere?li to Samsun in Turkey.
Views: 572
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Transdata on a roll in Brazil

March 5 - March 5 - Transdata has handled the transportation and installation of plate mill components for one of Brazil's largest steel facilities in Ouro Branco in the state of Minas Gerais.
Views: 494
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Full steam ahead for PCN duo

March 5 - March 5 - Two members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) and Express Global Logistics (EXG) - have worked together to arrange the transport of five diesel engines from India to Turkey.
Views: 596
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EXG hurries transformers to Colombia

March 5 - March 5 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the transport of four 74-tonne transformers from India's Mumbai Port to Cartagena in Colombia.
Views: 685
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Terex warns of counterfeit cranes

March 5 - March 5 - Terex Cranes has warned that counterfeit versions of its crawler crane models are being manufactured in South Korea.
Views: 686
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Van der Vlist watches Brighton tower rise

March 5 - March 5 - Van der Vlist is helping transport 17 tower sections from Roermond in the Netherlands to the south coast of the UK, for a new 162 m high tower being built in Brighton.
Views: 373
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Ruslan defies the odds in tower airlift

March 4 - March 4 - Ruslan International has, in conjunction with Volga-Dnepr's Engineering Logistics Centre (ELC), transported a 70-tonne oil refinery stripping tower from Bakersfield, California to Erbil in Iraq.
Views: 645
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ZPMC-RED BOX adds two

March 4 - March 4 - ZPMC-RED BOX Energy Services has bareboat chartered the two 50,000 dwt semi-submersible ships that were originally ordered by China's United Faith Group from the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore shipyard in 2011.
Views: 2512
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Kenfreight stars in Kinangop project

March 4 - March 4 - Early in 2014, East African transport and logistics provider Kenfreight was awarded a project by Spanish company Iberdrola to transport 38 wind turbines for the Kinangop wind farm project, located about 160 km north of Nairobi near the Aberdares
Views: 831
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Tanker morphs into heavy lift ship

March 4 - March 4 - For the first time in many years, HLPFI has heard about the conversion of an aframax tanker into a semi-submersible heavy lift vessel (SSHLV).
Views: 805
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Geodis rebrands

March 4 - March 4 - Geodis is uniting the identities of its five operations under the single Geodis brand, with the roll-out of the new name to begin this month.
Views: 403
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Gothenburg plans energy port

March 3 - March 3 - Sweden's Port of Gothenburg intends to build a new 60 ha energy port in the Risholmen area, with works scheduled to start in 2018.
Views: 405
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Silk Way finalises Boeing deal

March 3 - March 3 - Silk Way Group will purchase three Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft as per the agreement signed by the two parties in December 2014.
Views: 484
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Lovemore Bros ups rigging capacity

March 3 - March 3 - Lovemore Bros has invested ZAR3.85 million (USD325,988) in a new hydraulic gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 350 tonnes.
Views: 865
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Electrifying move for Crowley

March 3 - March 3 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has transported two large electrical equipment enclosures, each weighing 44.4 tonnes, to San Juan in Puerto Rico.
Views: 521
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Navy boats make Jaxport call

March 3 - March 3 - Terminal operator Portus has moved the first shipment of next generation Mark VI patrol boats, built by SAFE Boats International and purchased by the U.S. Navy, through the heavy lift cargo berth at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 620
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Rickmers concludes refinancing

March 2 - March 2 - Rickmers Group has successfully concluded the negotiations on the general reorganisation of existing bank loans with a total value of EUR1.28 billion (USD1.43 billion), with corresponding contracts signed with a group of principal banks.
Views: 656
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Olsson heads to Ceva

March 2 - March 2 - Niklas Olsson has left his position as managing director of Greencarrier Freight Services in China to join Ceva Logistics as managing director, Nordics.
Views: 568
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Gruber cements deal with HW

March 2 - March 2 - Gruber Logistics has taken over the logistics department of Cologne-based cement plant manufacturer Humboldt Wedag (HW), a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International.
Views: 723
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Statoil chooses Pioneering Spirit

March 2 - March 2 - Statoil has signed a contract with Allseas for the installation of three platform topsides on the Johan Sverdup field, using its recently renamed platform installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit.
Views: 286
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HHI adds largest heavy lifter

March 2 - March 2 - Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) subsidiary Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has completed the construction of the heavy lift crane vessel Hyundai-10000 at its shipyard in Yeongam, South Korea.
Views: 763
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AGL heads down the Danube

March 2 - March 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has handled the transport of lock sections from Germany to Romania as part of an ongoing project for the construction of a giant lock system on the Danube River.
Views: 656
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Nor Lines adds two and Norwegian link

March 2 - March 2 - Effective April 1, 2015, Nor Lines is deploying two new LNG-powered ro-ro vessels to offer a weekly service between Cuxhaven and Norway.
Views: 591

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