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Only the Best for Polish plant

June 30 - June 30 - Best Logistics has begun the rail transportation of a 461-tonne generator stator from the port of Gdynia to the Kozienice power station in ?wier?e G
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Rech Kranservice ups Liebherr portfolio

June 30 - June 30 - Germany based Rech Kranservice has extended its range of cranes with a new, more powerful Liebherr mobile crane - the LTM 1200-5.1.
Views: 644
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Rotterdam targets offshore wind

June 30 - June 30 - Sif Group, Verbrugge International and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement for the construction of an offshore wind energy production and storage terminal at the Dutch gateway.
Views: 648
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Kenyan locomotion for BBC

June 30 - June 30 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Ganges has shipped 17 locomotives from Houston, Texas to the Kenyan port of Mombasa for Rift Valley Railways (RVR).
Views: 728
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FAA fines National Air Cargo

June 30 - June 30 - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a USD77,000 civil penalty against National Air Cargo Group for allegedly failing to comply with requirements for loading and securing heavy cargo.
Views: 534
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Al Jaber uses Terex crane

June 29 - June 29 - Al Jaber Heavy Lift and Transport used its 3,200 tonne capacity Terex CC 8800-1 TWIN crane to help complete a petrochemical development in Qatar.
Views: 849
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Walters is still on Georgia's mind

June 29 - June 29 - James A Walters (pictured below) of Gainesville, USA, has been re-elected to serve as chairman of Georgia Ports Authority, having just completed his first one-year term as chairman.
Views: 474
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Lerwick develops three

June 29 - June 29- Three new development projects have been scheduled at Lerwick Harbour, Scotland, which aim to expand its facilities for the offshore industry. The projects are reported to be costing around GBP30 million (USD47.1 million) and some are already und
Views: 494
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Able names chief for new division

June 29 - June 29 - Able UK has recently launched a Logistics Division, headed by Mark Nixon (picture below), which aims to increase business for its fleet of heavy transport, lifting and associated equipment, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 503
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Contract signed for new canal

June 26 - June 26 - Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF - the French navigable waterways authority - to jointly provide programme management assistance over 12 years for a canal link extending from France to Belgi
Views: 536
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Fleet Line wins Empros

June 26 - June 26 - Fleet Line has been appointed as agent for Empros Lines in the Middle East.
Views: 1021
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Quay wall moves quay wall

June 26 - June 26 - Maersk Line's Ocean Promise has loaded ten bundles of steel sheet profiles at the Broekman Breakbulk Terminal, in Rotterdam.
Views: 902
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Van der Vlist bridges the gap

June 26 - June 26 - Van der Vlist has completed a complex job to deliver a 90 tonne waste dryer to a waste processing site in northern Poland.
Views: 453
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Lift off for CAL Engines

June 26 - June 26 - CAL Cargo Airlines has launched CAL Engines - a dedicated product for the safe transportation of aircraft engines.
Views: 288
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Sarens Group and Sinotrans in joint venture

June 26 - June 26 - The Sarens Group and Sinotrans Heavy-lift Logistics have created a joint-venture company to provide Chinese customers with solutions for their heavy lifting and engineered transportation needs.
Views: 1150
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GBA Services handles beastly cargo

June 25 - June 25 - All eyes will be on a crate at the world famous Goodwood Festival of Speed motoring event in the UK tomorrow.
Views: 517
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Hansa Meyer shifts modes

June 25 - June 25 - Bremen-based, Hansa Meyer Global, has for the first time discharged a heavy lift consignment from a ship directly onto a special freight wagon and carried it by rail to its final destination.
Views: 750
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Johnson Crane Hire delivers for Vestas

June 25 - June 25 - In South Africa, Johnson Crane Hire has completed the first two projects of a 12-month contract signed with Vestas in September 2014 to find and institute the most appropriate lifting solutions for the wind turbine manufacturer's involvement in
Views: 658
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WWL ALS overcomes height issues

June 25 - June 25 - WWL ALS has handled the shipment of a separator tank from Sheffield in the UK to Schiedam in the Netherlands.
Views: 692
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Preparations pay off for ALE

June 24 - June 24 - ALE has transported two LPG storage tanks some 600 km from Umm Qasr port to Badra Oil Field in Iraq on behalf of Samsung Engineering and Construction Limited (SECL).
Views: 623
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DB Schenker opens Houston energy hub

June 24 - June 24 - In Houston, USA, DB Schenker has relocated to a new 150,000 sq ft (13,935 sq m) facility specifically built to cater to the needs of the oil and gas/energy industry in the Gulf Coast area.
Views: 605
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New breakbulk terminal for Port Harcourt

June 24 - June 24 - According to reports in the international media, Nigeria's Indorama and OIS have said they intend to develop a world-class terminal at Onne Port, Port Harcourt, at a cost of around USD130 million.
Views: 413
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Steder on the gas in Constanta

June 24 - June 24 - Steder Group Logistics has transported a dismantled gas turbine from various locations across Europe to Turkmenistan.
Views: 665
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SC&RA workshop set for September

June 23 - June 23 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is holding its 2015 Crane & Rigging Workshop from September 23-25 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Colorado, USA.
Views: 523
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Tadano launches new 600-tonner

June 23 - June 23 - Tadano has launched its new 600-tonne capacity ATF 600G-8 all terrain crane, equipped with an innovative triple-boom system.
Views: 639
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Success for first Lift & Move event

June 23 - June 23 - The first Lift & Move USA event, held from June 16-17 in Chicago, attracted over 140 attendees, including more than 100 students and veterans looking to learn more about career opportunities in the crane, rigging and specialised transportation i
Views: 634
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New ceo for Nurminen

June 23 - June 23 - Effective August 1, 2015, Marko Tuunainen will become president and ceo of Nurminen Logistics, having previously served as the company's senior vice president of forwarding and value.
Views: 371
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IbisTek Crowley urges Ghana to realise full potential

June 22 - June 22 - IbisTek Crowley - a joint venture between Crowley Maritime Corp. and IbisTek - has led a seminar in Ghana, geared towards equipping participants with logistics solutions in the African region's energy and civil infrastructure sectors.
Views: 691
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Jaxport elects new officers

June 22 - June 22 - The Jaxport board of directors has elected John Allen Newman to serve as chairman of the board for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2015.
Views: 447
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DEME and Windreich join forces

June 22 - June 22 - DEME Concessions Wind and the Windreich Group have created a joint venture company to build and operate the offshore wind project Merkur Offshore.
Views: 647
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Gefco wins CAMC contract

June 22 - June 22 - Gefco China has signed a contract with Chinese EPC contractor CAMC Engineering, which included the transport of 50 skip loaders from Khorgos, China to Minsk in Belarus.
Views: 620
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Bahri inks five-year SEC contract

June 22 - June 22 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Electric Company (SEC) to transport imports as part of a five-year deal.
Views: 609
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Airbus components arrive in Mobile

June 22 - June 22 - The first components for Airbus' new manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama have arrived in the USA, having been shipped from Hamburg onboard a BBC Chartering vessel.
Views: 740
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Blue Water gets new Partner

June 22 - June 22 - Blue Water Shipping has acquired Norwegian transport company Partner Solution.
Views: 747
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Micco invests in Abu Dhabi

June 22 - June 22 - Abu Dhabi Ports has signed an agreement with Al Mazroui International Cargo Company (Micco) to establish a new logistics business centre at the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).
Views: 555
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RTL makes Russian reaction

June 22 - June 22 - Russian project logistics provider RTL has delivered equipment from Walter Tosto's facility in Romania to oil and gas company Tatneft's construction facility in Nizhnekamsk.
Views: 979
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Wagenborg in pile gripper shipment

June 22 - June 22 - Wagenborg has transported a pile gripper tool from Middelburg in the Netherlands to Esbjerg, Denmark for installation on the wind turbine installation vessel Pacific Orca.
Views: 588
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Osprey puts jacket on

June 22 - June 22 - UK based Osprey's barge Osprey Trader has transported a prototype steel jacket, weighing a total of 820 tonnes, from Antwerp, Belgium to Eemshaven in the Netherlands.
Views: 595
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Liebherr unveils two in Ehingen

June 22 - June 22 - At its 2015 customer days in Ehingen, Liebherr unveiled the new compact 500-tonne capacity LR 1500 crawler crane, as well as its most powerful five-axle mobile crane: the 250-tonne capacity LTM 1250-5.1.
Views: 668
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Montrose has North Sea in its sights

June 19 - June 19 - Montrose Port Authority's new chief executive, Nik Scott-Gray said he would target further heavy lift work in his new role at the east coast Scottish port.
Views: 610
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BBC goes fortnightly on Transatlantic

June 19 - June 19 - BBC Chartering is using its position as carrier of choice for Airbus shipments from Germany to the aircraft manufacturer's new production facility in Mobile, to promote a regular fortnightly service on the transatlantic.
Views: 428
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China Navigation names four

June 19 - June 19 - The China Navigation Company (CNCo) has held an official naming ceremony for four of its vessels at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding, in Zhoushan, China.
Views: 826
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Jumbo Kinetic gets moving

June 19 - June 19 - Jumbo Kinetic, the latest addition to Jumbo's fleet, has completed the transport of a variety of spot cargoes consisting out of multiple crane sections from Zhangzhou, China to Geoje, Korea.
Views: 703
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Hansa Heavy Lift launches megayacht

June 19 - June 19 - HHL Valparaiso's two 700-tonne onboard cranes have been used in tandem to lift a new 900 tonne luxury yacht built by Sunrise Yachts from the dock to the sea for its world premiere in Antalya, Turkey.
Views: 854
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Paranave invests in equipment

June 19 - June 19 - In Paraguay, the sister company of Paramar, which recently joined the Project Partners network, has added its first super heavy-duty modular trailer and claims it is one of the first in the country, as well as one of few available in the region.
Views: 725
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CakeBoxx targets heavy equipment market

June 19 - June 19 - Specialist shipping container manufacturer, CakeBoxx Technologies has launched a new version of its TrusDek doorless container with a recessed floor, designed for the needs of the heavy equipment and industrial plant sector.
Views: 710
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SC&RA wins exemptions

June 18 - June 19 - In the USA, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a request from the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) for a limited exemption from compliance with the 30-minute rest break requirement of the agency
Views: 508
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Longitude wins wind farm contract

June 18 - June 18 - Longitude Engineering, a specialist marine engineering company, has won a major contract with A2SEA to deliver the transportation engineering package for the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines at Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off UK's east coast.
Views: 544
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Pasha Hawaii launches LA-Hawaii service

June 18 - June 18 - Pasha Hawaii has launched its LA-Hawaii Express (LHX) service, providing the islands with increased frequency and more capacity to support the growing Hawaii economy.
Views: 395
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Airbus selects suppliers for Beluga XL

June 18 - June 18 - Airbus has selected its major aerostructure suppliers for the Beluga XL, the new oversize air transporter set to expand Airbus' industrial air transport capability.
Views: 250
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EMS cries foul in Albania

June 18 - June 18 - The EMS-Fehn-Group, which operates the EMS APO terminal in Albania's port of Durres is calling this week's occupation of the terminal by staff members of rival stevedoring companies an "illegal occupation".
Views: 924
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Orient Project Shipping wins United Heavy Lift

June 17 - June 17 - Orient Project Shipping has announced that it will be the exclusive commercial agent of United Heavy Lift (UHL) for the countries of the ASEAN group, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1037
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Volga-Dnepr agrees Boeing freighter deal

June 17 - June 17 - Volga-Dnepr Group signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing for 20 747-8 freighters, which have a price of USD7.4 billion and will form part of AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) fleet.
Views: 666
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Bennett shows who's BOSS

June 17 - June 17 - Bennett International Group has established crane and rigging solutions provider BOSS (Bennett On-Site Services) Crane & Rigging in Longview, Texas.
Views: 499
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ARC adds ship to maintain service

June 17 - June 17 - American Roll-on, Roll-off Carrier (ARC) is adding a ship to its transatlantic service to help the company maintain service frequency after a recent fire on board one of its other ships, Courage.
Views: 440
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UFO clubs together in Nepal aid shipment

June 16 - June 16 - The Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) head office has collected aid from the local community to send to World Freight International for distribution in Nepal's Kavre district, where 90 percent of houses collapsed after the devastating earthqu
Views: 582
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Hyde Park gets transformed by JB Rawcliffe

June 16 - June 16 - UK based heavy haulage and abnormal load engineering company JB Rawcliffe & Sons was contracted to come up with an innovative solution for the replacement of an old transformer, located in an 8 m deep substation underneath a car park in Hyde Par
Views: 391
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Meriaura takes from Lehmann

June 16 - June 16 - Meriaura Group's ship management arm VG Shipping has acquired the 4,000 dwt multipurpose vessel Lehmann Bay, which it has renamed Martta VG.
Views: 788
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AKD adds two shipping specialists

June 16 - June 16 - Rotterdam based law firm AKD has strengthened its position in the shipping and offshore sector with the addition of Pieter den Haan and Vivian van der Kuil to its transport and energy team.
Views: 474
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Ruslan oils up in Milan

June 16 - June 16 - Ruslan International has transported oversize oil and gas equipment from Milan, Italy to Qingdao in China onboard an AN-124-100 freighter aircraft.
Views: 679
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Russian plant grows with Gold Star

June 16 - June 16 - Gold Star Consulting has delivered six units of out-of-gauge equipment from northern Italy to a plant under construction in Torzhok City, Russia.
Views: 538
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RTGs arrive at Bronka

June 15 - June 15 - The multipurpose vessel Meri has become the first vessel to be handled at the port of Bronka, when it delivered three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to the new Russian gateway from Konecranes in Finland.
Views: 823
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Biomass-ive job for Fox Brasil

June 15 - June 15 - Fox Brasil has coordinated the transport of an entire biomass plant from Santa Catarina, Brazil to Sitio del Nino in El Salvador.
Views: 767
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Volga-Dnepr in Suez shipment

June 15 - June 15 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-tonne shipment of power station equipment from New York to Cairo, for use in the Suez Canal widening project.
Views: 536
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Blue Water gets a second wind

June 15 - June 15 - Blue Water Shipping has transported 14 large wind turbines from China to France for turbine manufacturer Goldwind International Holdings.
Views: 744
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Nordana Star set to shine

June 15 - June 15 - On July 3, the newbuild vessel Nordana Star will be launched by the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany.
Views: 865
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GE transformers fly across Asia

June 15 - June 15 - City Union Logistics and Lionheart Project Logistics have worked together to transport four transformers from China to a General Electric (GE) power plant in Egypt.
Views: 769
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PEMA and FEPORT sign MoU

June 12 - June 12 - The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) and the Federation of European Private Port Operators Association (FEPORT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a framework of cooperation.
Views: 382
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Wagenborg ups towing power

June 12 - June 12 - Wagenborg Towage has bareboat chartered a new Damen tug boat, which it has named Waterland.
Views: 279
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New chairman at FPS

June 12 - June 12 - Famous Pacific Shipping Group (FPS) has appointed Sam Aparo as the new chairman of its advisory board.
Views: 796
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Expansion pays off for ABC

June 11 - June 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported 180,605 tonnes of cargo across its global route network in the first five months of 2015, which is a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Views: 686
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Logwin opens German duo

June 11 - June 11 - Logwin has opened two new German offices at Halle/Leipzig airport and in Erfurt.
Views: 681
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San Diego to appoint new president

June 11 - June 11 - The Port of San Diego's board of commissioners is expected to appoint Randa Coniglio as its new president and ceo at a meeting today, June 11.
Views: 211
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Great Lakes partnership launched

June 11 - June 11 - The American Great Lakes Ports Association, Lake Carriers Association, Fednav and Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation have launched a joint initiative aimed at enhancing the public understanding of waterborne transportation in the Grea
Views: 260
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New Hong Kong office for MIQ

June 11 - June 11 - MIQ Logistics has opened a new office in Hong Kong, which is twice the size of its previous facility.
Views: 534
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Record lift at BOW Terminal

June 11 - June 11 - The lift of a frame weighing 620 tonnes onto suction piles 11 m high broke all the records at BOW Terminal recently.
Views: 487
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Dako cements Russia project

June 11 - June 11 - Germany based Dako Worldwide Transport has transported a 185-tonne cement mill over 5,700 km from the manufacturer's location in Austria to a cement factory in Sterlitamak, Russia.
Views: 941
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MOL rebrands under ACE banner

June 11 - June 11 - Effective July 1, 2015, Mitsui O.S.K Lines will re-brand its global car carrying division as MOL Auto Carrier Express (MOL ACE).
Views: 272
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Gold Star shines across Europe

June 11 - June 11 - Finland based project logistics company Gold Star Consulting has transported four out-of-gauge gantries from Rotterdam to Baku, Azerbaijan by road.
Views: 711
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ALE makes headway on Malikai project

June 10 - June 10 - ALE is half way through a project to weigh, transport and install topsides as part of the Malikai deepwater project offshore Malaysia.
Views: 484
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Enerpac gives Pioneering Spirit a lift

June 10 - June 10 - Enerpac has supplied high-pressure hydraulic cylinder technology for the topsides lift system on Allseas' platform installation, decommissioning and pipelaying vessel Pioneering Spirit.
Views: 636
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New folding trailer from Scheuerle

June 10 - June 10 - Scheuerle has delivered a Highway Giant dual lane trailer to USA based Sterett Crane & Rigging with an integrated folding mechanism that allows the trailer to be transported in a folded state on flatbed trailers.
Views: 713
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Teesport makes quay investment

June 10 - June 10 - Teesport has completed a GBP22 million (USD34.1 million) investment project, which included the reconstruction of 305 m of quay to enhance and expand the port's handling facilities.
Views: 625
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Reely good one from Steder

June 10 - June 10 - Steder Group has coordinated the transport of three oversize reels for the construction industry from Italy to the Netherlands.
Views: 387
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WWL ALS and WSS hammer away

June 9 - June 9 - WWL ALS, in collaboration with its sister company Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) UAE, has handled the transport of a 123-tonne hydraulic hammer from Abu Dhabi to Hamburg.
Views: 951
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Silk Way looks West with B747-8Fs

June 9 - June 9 - Silk Way West Airlines, based in Azerbaijan, has inaugurated its first flight to the USA from its hub in Baku, utilising a Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 675
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GHHL flares up with Terex

June 9 - June 9 - Gulf Haulage Heavy Lift (GHHL) has used a Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane to install a flare stack for Saudi Aramco at its Yanbu refinery in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 828
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Port Freeport elects Board members

June 9 - June 9 - Port Freeport's board of commissioners elected new officers at its latest meeting, which took place on June 4.
Views: 239
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Nicolas completes ultra-long move

June 9 - June 9 - A Nicolas SMDEL 4-67 five-axle semi-trailer was utilised by Mammoet Wind Brande to transport a 73 m long wind turbine blade from Lunderskov to Copenhagen in Denmark.
Views: 573
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GAC returns racing boat to water

June 9 - June 9 - GAC Pindar - official logistics supplier of the Volvo Ocean Race - transported the Team Vestas Wind yacht from the Indian Ocean to Lisbon, after it was seriously damaged while racing in November 2014.
Views: 609
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Van der Vlist runs rings round Europe

June 8 - June 8 - Van der Vlist has transported two 14.4-tonne metal rings, each with a diameter of 59.6 m, from southeastern Germany to Scunthorpe in the UK.
Views: 398
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Two tanks travel with Steder

June 8 - June 8 - Steder Group Logistics has coordinated the shipment of two oversized tanks from Romania to a factory in Antofagasta, Chile via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 643
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Siginon sees promise in Kenyan project market

June 8 - June 8 - The growing East African economy has drawn interest from various multinational companies keen on taking a piece of the infrastructure development pie, says Kenya's Siginon Global Logistics.
Views: 795
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Strong 2014 for Group7

June 8 - June 8 - German logistics service provider Group7 generated a turnover of EUR78 million (USD87.3 million) in 2014 - a 13 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 629
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Liebherr sees slight drop in turnover

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr Group posted a total turnover of EUR8.823 billion (USD9.826 billion) in 2014, which is 1.6 percent below the amount achieved in 2013.
Views: 1134
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Westshore appoints GCS

June 8 - June 8 - Norway-based Westshore Shipbrokers has nominated German Cargo Services (GCS) as its commercial agent in Germany and the neighbouring countries.
Views: 917
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Bay Crane fleet gets a big lift

June 8 - June 8 - Bay Crane has added a new 660-tonne capacity Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane to its fleet, as well as seven additional 330-tonne capacity crawlers.
Views: 459
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ABP extends Humber cooperation with RMS

June 8 - June 8 - Associated British Ports (ABP) and RMS Group have signed a new 15-year agreement, which will see the two companies work together to develop and grow the role of the Humber estuary in the UK economy.
Views: 620
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June 8 - June 8 - Weiss-R
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Swire Shipping and Rickmers-Linie partner up

June 8 - June 8 - The latest partnership among the established names in the multipurpose sector of the shipping industry sees Swire Shipping launch a connecting carrier partnership with Rickmers-Linie.
Views: 1031
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ACE promotes Williamson

June 5 - June 5 - International insurance company ACE Group has appointed Andrew Williamson as its new executive vice president, global marine for ACE Overseas General (AOG), effective July 1.
Views: 879
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Johnson completes diamond overhaul

June 5 - June 5 - South Africa's Johnson Crane Hire has safely removed and replaced a number of heavy components on board Debmarine Namibia's offshore diamond mining vessel, !Gariep.
Views: 958
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Aaras receives duo in Karachi

June 5 - June 5 - Aaras Projects & Logistics has handled the unloading and onward transport of around 4,100 tonnes of cargo from two vessels at Pakistan's Karachi port.
Views: 719
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ARC brings fire under control

June 5 - June 5 - American Roll-On Roll-Off Carriers' (ARC) pure car and truck carrier, Courage, remains at the UK's Port of Southampton following a fire that broke out on board on Tuesday June 2, 2015.
Views: 552
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Globalink secures Iraq pipe shipment

June 5 - June 4 - Globalink's project freight forwarding division recently coordinated the shipment of 100,000 tonnes of oil and gas pipes from Italy to Iraq.
Views: 807
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ALE powers ahead in Caspian

June 5 - June 5 - ALE has completed the second stage of a project to transport equipment from Ersai yard in Kazakhstan to the Tashkent thermal power plant in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 606
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Milwaukee appoints Vornholt

June 5 - June 5 - Paul Vornholt has been appointed municipal port director at the Port of Milwaukee, having served as acting port director for the past two-and-a-half years.
Views: 466
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X2 members engine ahead

June 4 - June 4 - US-based AWA and Kuala Lumpur-based AGX-KUL, members of the X2 Elite and X2 Critical networks, have handled the shipment of an aircraft engine from Dallas to Malaysia.
Views: 664
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Transocean and Qualitair on the boil

June 4 - June 4 - WCA Projects member Transocean Lietuva worked with fellow network member, Qualitair & Sea, to transport four boilers from Lithuania to France.
Views: 448
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Bimco takes on Shipping KPI System

June 4 - June 4 - Bimco has taken ownership of a Shipping KPI System that allows shipowners and managers to compare their ships' efficiency against the performance of the industry and sector averages.
Views: 767
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Trucking from Russia to Kazakhstan

June 4 - June 4 - Van der Vlist has transported a Kenworth T800 vacuum truck from the port of St Petersburg to Atyrau in Kazakhstan.
Views: 715
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South African first for Blue Water

June 4 - June 4 - Blue Water Shipping has begun the transport of a thruster for a drilling rig from Schiedam, the Netherlands to South Africa - the first in a series of project moves to the country.
Views: 780
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Thorco denies reports of market departure

June 3 - June 3 - Contrary to reports circulating in the international media, Thorco Shipping has confirmed that it is not exiting the heavy lift shipping market, but has returned some 12 heavy lift vessels to their owners.
Views: 520
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New officers for SC&R Foundation

June 3 - June 3 - The SC&R Foundation has appointed Stephanie Bragg of Bragg Companies as president of the board for a two-year term.
Views: 839
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Aqualis enters Aberdeen

June 3 - June 3 - International marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has established an office in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 523
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Allport opens in Belgium

June 3 - June 3 - Allport Cargo Services has opened a new division in Belgium, which will be headed up by Victor Wever.
Views: 513
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AAL adds Prince Rupert call

June 3 - June 3 - AAL has expanded its Pacific liner service to include the Canadian Port of Prince Rupert.
Views: 529
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Sirens sound at Jaxport

June 3 - June 3 - NYK Line North America has loaded the first of several shipments of new ambulances at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal for delivery to Saudia Arabia.
Views: 661
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Long Beach budget approved

June 3 - June 3 - The Long Beach Board of Harbor (sic.) Commissioners has approved a USD829 million budget for the harbour department's next fiscal year, including USD555 million for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach.
Views: 683
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Generator makes way across India

June 2 - June 2 - A 376.5-tonne generator stator, procured by BGR Energy Systems for a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) project in India, is being transported from Mumbai port to Lara in the state of Chhattisgarh.
Views: 552
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Cosco semi-sub loads Arendal Spirit

June 2 - June 2 - Cosco Shipping's semi-submersible vessel Xiang Yun Kou has loaded what it claims is the first semi-submersible floating accommodation unit in the world in Shanghai for shipment to Brazil.
Views: 869
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Hull offshore wind development on track

June 2 - June 2 - A Siemens development to construct an offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and installation facility on the UK Port of Hull's Alexandra Dock is making good progress, with marine piling and demolition now complete.
Views: 640
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UTC urges renewal of US Ex-Im Bank

June 2 - June 2 - UTC Overseas is pushing for the Congressional renewal of the 81-year-old U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) before it expires on July 1, 2015.
Views: 904
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Volga-Dnepr rushes to help stricken ship

June 1 - June 1 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) has completed the urgent delivery of a 40-tonne propeller shaft for a stricken ship from Germany to Brazil.
Views: 718
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Liebherr in motor ship launch

June 1 - June 1 - Two Liebherr mobile cranes have been used to launch a 100-tonne motor ship, called Seegold, into Lake Constance at Friedrichshafen in Germany.
Views: 626
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Another bridge up for ALE

June 1 - June 1 - ALE has installed the new 140 m long Nacka Bridge across the Svindersviken inlet in Sweden.
Views: 401
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GAC adds four in USA

June 1 - June 1 - GAC has opened four new North American logistics offices in Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Views: 538
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Progress made on ISO anti-bribery standard

June 1 - June 1 - The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) anti-bribery standard in development is making progress and is expected to be finalised by the end of 2016, says the organisation.
Views: 250
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CEE members strengthen network

June 1 - June 1 - During the sixth membership conference of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), the network members adopted a new membership status aimed at strengthening the group.
Views: 829
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BBC plays part in petrochemical project

June 1 - June 1 - BBC Chartering has shipped a number of ethylene refinery units from Ulsan in South Korea to Freeport, Texas for an ongoing US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project.
Views: 456
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DYT duo heads for the Med

June 1 - June 1 - DYT Yacht Transport's two semi-submersible heavy transport vessels simultaneously pulled into Port Everglades to load USD350 million worth of yachts bound for the Mediterranean Sea.
Views: 490
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Pasha quartet put under Crowley's watch

June 1 - June 1 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's global ship management group has been awarded a contract with Pasha Group subsidiary Sunrise Operations for the crewing, maintenance and operation of four Jones Act ships in service between the US West Coast and Haw
Views: 153
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Rickmers to become stock corporation

June 1 - June 1 - Rickmers Holding, parent company of the Rickmers Group, is to become a stock corporation, with the new corporate form expected to take place by the end of June.
Views: 728
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Blue Water set to power Panama

June 1 - June 1 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a contract with Semco Maritime for the provision of warehouse and transport solutions in connection with the construction of a new power plant in Panama.
Views: 578

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