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Québec and Indiana form Great Lakes union

September 30 - September 30 - The Canadian province of Québec and the US state of Indiana have launched a new partnership to increase their collaboration on Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System shipping and the region's maritime economic development.
Views: 1144
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ACS: Asian demand surges

September 30 - September 30 - Air Charter Service (ACS) says that its offices in Hong Kong and Beijing have reported considerable year-on-year growth rates.
Views: 945
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Allelys makes maiden girder move

September 30 - September 30 - WWL ALS UK Int'l appointed the Allelys Group to transport a 300-tonne cable reel over 77 km by road from its production factory in Worksop to the UK port of Goole, using its 500-tonne capacity Goldhofer girder bridge for the first time.
Views: 1359
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Lift & Move heads to Houston

September 30 - September 30 - The second Lift & Move USA careers event is being held in Houston, Texas on February 10, 2016, following the success of the inaugural event in Chicago this year.
Views: 856
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Intermarine makes the Call

September 30 - September 30 - Intermarine has promoted Chad Call to director of corporate finance.
Views: 1737
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WSS appoints Liang

September 30 - September 30 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has named Frank Liang regional offshore manager, Asia.
Views: 768
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Airbus takes to sky in crawler lift

September 30 - September 30 - Riga Mainz has used a Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane to lift an 82-tonne Airbus A-300 over a fence at Cologne-Bonn Airport.
Views: 912
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Liebherr first gives Bronka a boost

September 30 - September 30 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered its first LHM 800 mobile harbour crane in a heavy lift configuration to the multipurpose terminal at Russia's Port Bronka.
Views: 1308 is now Absolute thumbnail image is now Absolute

September 30 - September 30 - Absolute Worldwide Logistics has acquired, the online web portal providing transportation lead generation services to the transportation industry throughout North America relating to capital equipment and machinery, as w
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CEA makes tracks in Thailand

September 29 - September 29 - CEA Project Logistics has begun the transport of equipment for the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) Purple Line Project - a 23 km elevated heavy rail transit system being constructed in Bangkok, Thailand.
Views: 985
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Gibraltar receives Quality load

September 29 - September 29 - Quality Freight has coordinated the transport of 74 units of plant and equipment from the UK to Gibraltar for use in a runway and airstrip renovation project.
Views: 608
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KOG founders hand over reins

September 29 - September 29 - Following its acquisition by the Rhenus Group and subsequent corporate transition, KOG Worldwide founders Rolf Gubler and Jürgen Osmers will be replaced by Carsten Schröter and Tobias König, both of whom join KOG from Rhenus Project Logisti
Views: 1361
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Albanian challenge continues for EMS

September 29 - September 29 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (EMS APO), which is part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, claims to be experiencing renewed attacks by competitors that it believes are backed by the Durres Port Authority.
Views: 1535
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Philadelphia boss to retire

September 29 - September 29 - James McDermott Jr. will retire from his position as executive director of Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) on April 15, 2016.
Views: 815
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Crane trio sails into Felixstowe

September 29 - September 29 - Three new ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been shipped from China to the Port of Felixstowe onboard ZPMC's semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 25.
Views: 1328
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Omega Morgan delivers Boeing autoclaves

September 29 - September 29 - August 2015 saw the first of three huge autoclaves delivered to the 777X Composite Wing Center at Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Everett, Washington, USA.
Views: 1112
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Cosco ferries to Brazil

September 28 - September 28 - A ferry destined for use in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been loaded onboard Cosco Shipping's heavy lift vessel Da Liang at China's Huangpu New Port.
Views: 1420
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WCTS to cover 'disruptive' changes

September 28 - September 28 - Mammoet ceo Jan Kleijn will use his keynote address at the upcoming World Crane & Transport Summit (WCTS) to ask if the industry is fully prepared for potentially "disruptive" changes in technology and business environments.
Views: 1633
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Sommer arrives at Gruber

September 28 - September 28 - Carsten Sommer has been appointed managing director of Gruber Logistics' German subsidiary Intertransport Gruber.
Views: 1312
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Shipping confidence hits 2015 high

September 28 - September 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose in the three months ended August 2015, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.
Views: 1312
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ADM invests in Faymonville

September 28 - September 28 - ADM Team Heavy Weight has taken delivery of a CombiMAX combination from Faymonville, comprising two 3-axle bogies, plus a 2-axle and 4-axle bogie; as well as two lowbeds, an add-on extension support and two goosenecks.
Views: 1053
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Gefco buys out IJS

September 28 - September 28 - Gefco has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire Dutch logistics company IJS Global.
Views: 1611
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BBC completes Arctic voyage

September 28 - September 28 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Louisiana has shipped four continuous catalyst regeneration (CCR) modules along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for the Antipinsky refinery in Tyumen, Russia.
Views: 1020
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Tocardo tidal plant takes shape

September 25 - September 25 - Five tidal turbines, designed and produced by Tocardo Tidal Turbines and Huisman, have been installed in the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier.
Views: 490
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Jumbo gets ball rolling

September 25 - September 25 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairpartner has transported a 600-tonne spherical tank from a fabrication yard in Sattahip, Thailand to the Ichthys project's onshore LNG facility in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 1087
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OHT in big barge move

September 25 - September 25 - Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) largest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Hawk, is transporting 15 oil barges from Qidong, China to Nigeria.
Views: 1396
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Kaleido makes offshore move

September 25 - September 25 - Kaleido Logistics has coordinated the transport of an over-dimensional auxiliary structure for the offshore industry from the Spanish port of Vigo to Norway.
Views: 904
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ALE unveils transporter concept

September 25 - September 25 - ALE plans to develop a new generation of trailer - the all terrain transporter - that will allow for the delivery of heavy and oversize loads to inland locations via minimally prepared roads.
Views: 539
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V. Alexander reacts well

September 25 - September 25 - V. Alexander Transport Systems has coordinated the delivery of a 328-tonne reactor from southern Germany to China.
Views: 867
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Terex takes a cruise

September 25 - September 25 - Prangl has used a Terex AC 500-2 all-terrain crane to launch a 71-tonne cruise ship hull onto Austria's Lake Hallstatt.
Views: 1069
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Baumann delivers Ineos column

September 25 - September 25 - Bornheim, Germany based Viktor Baumann recently coordinated the transportation and installation of a three-part column to the Cologne region.
Views: 1000
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ACS flying high in 2015

September 25 - September 25 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has reported a 41 percent year-on-year increase in business for the first six months of 2015.
Views: 1144
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Saipem 7000 makes Dutch call

September 24 - September 24 - Crane vessel Saipem 7000 has arrived in Eemshaven from Norway, where it will remain moored until the end of the year under the agency of Marico, which was acquired by Broekman Logistics last year.
Views: 1701
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Liebherr releases Mecca crane findings

September 24 - September 24 - Liebherr has released the findings of its investigation into the collapse of an LR 11350 crawler onto the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, suggesting that the machine was technically faultless.
Views: 1128
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Stewart World Port launched

September 24 - September 24 - Canada's Stewart World Port - claimed to be the first commercial wharf built on the coast of British Columbia in over 30 years - has been officially opened.
Views: 796
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Nielsen steels ahead

September 24 - September 24 - Copenhagen based Nielsen Freight has coordinated the shipment of two large stainless steel tanks, used in the production of salmon oil, from Denmark to Norway.
Views: 1020
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Miura joins Freeport

September 24 - September 24 - Port Freeport has welcomed Jason Miura as its new director of business and economic development.
Views: 1110
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Canaveral ceo steps down

September 24 - September 24 - Effective January 21, 2016, Port Canaveral ceo John E. Walsh will step down from the role.
Views: 495
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Sennebogen expands Straubing hub

September 23 - September 23 - Sennebogen is extending its production and warehouse area at its site in the German port of Straubing by around 35,000 sq m.
Views: 1320
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HLPFI opens in Mumbai

September 23 - September 23 - HLPFI has expanded its reach with the opening of a new representative office in Mumbai, the commercial and shipping hub of India.
Views: 781
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McNally-Nimergood gets a lift

September 23 - September 23 - McNally-Nimergood has added a 400-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 mobile crane to its fleet.
Views: 904
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BNSF reforms North America

September 23 - September 23 - BNSF Logistics Toronto has worked together with BNSF Logistics' Global Project Centre in Houston to coordinate the transport of a 288-tonne reformer from the Port of Houston to the Nat Gasoline site in Beaumont, Texas.
Views: 835
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Ruslan gives engine flying start

September 23 - September 23 - Ruslan International has delivered a Rolls-Royce engine from the UK to southwest France onboard one of its AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 738
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Heavy hundred for Huisman

September 23 - September 23 - Huisman has celebrated the delivery of the 100th Chinese-built crane at its production facility in Zhangzhou - a 1,500-tonne capacity heavy lift mast crane destined for Jumbo's multipurpose vessel Fairmaster.
Views: 1199
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Allseas asks Churchill

September 23 - September 23 - Allseas Global Logistics has appointed Terry Churchill as its new general manager, based in the UK.
Views: 1279
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NYK heads to Port Canaveral

September 22 - September 22 - NYK will begin a monthly service from Port Canaveral to Central and South America, expanding market reach into the region for automobile and heavy equipment businesses.
Views: 688
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Huybrechts takes Rickmers reins

September 22 - September 22 - Wouter Huybrechts has been appointed new president and ceo of Rickmers-Linie (America).
Views: 1634
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AGL in compressor move

September 22 - September 22 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of compressor units from Germany to the Russian Republic of Tartastan by road.
Views: 1531
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WWL in CIS expansion

September 22 - September 22 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened a new office in Baku, Azerbaijan to meet the growing need for logistics providers in the Caucasus region.
Views: 860
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Trams travel to Ecuador

September 22 - September 22 - SDV Industrial Projects and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) have worked together to transport 14 Alstom trams from France to Ecuador, for use in the Cuenca UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Views: 1382
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StreamLines appoints Scandi agent

September 22 - September 22 - Curaçao based specialist cargo carrier StreamLines has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its agent in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Views: 1288
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Swire shuffles managerial pack

September 22 - September 22 - Ron Mathison has been appointed managing director of Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) in Singapore, effective September 21, 2015. He was also named as a director of John Swire & Sons (S.E. Asia), with effect from August 1, 2015.
Views: 1110
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Bonnesen up at Intermarine

September 22 - September 22 - Effective immediately, Intermarine has named Lars Bonnesen as chartering director, Europe.
Views: 1581
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ABP names Humber head

September 22 - September 22 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Simon Bird as the UK port operator's new director, Humber.
Views: 1049
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Tanks roll to Rubis

September 21 - September 21 - Mammoet is in the process of transporting 14 tanks from locations in Belgium and the Netherlands via inland waterway to the Port of Rotterdam's Rubis Terminal.
Views: 688
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Wei-Li leaves drydock

September 21 - September 21 - The 18,330 dwt crane ship, Wei-Li, has left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque for Rotterdam, after ten days of maintenance and repairs.
Views: 913
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Brunel pipes up in Venezuela

September 21 - September 21 - Brunel Project Cargo has organised the shipment of out-of-gauge pipeline components from the UK port of Felixstowe to Venezuela.
Views: 811
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AAL opens at Vancouver

September 21 - September 21 - AAL has continued its global expansion strategy by opening a new office in Canada, at the recently launched Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC).
Views: 1629
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FLS calls on Maersk

September 21 - September 21 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a pipe bending machine from Jebel Ali to Mersin, Turkey onboard Maersk Line's container vessel Talassa.
Views: 1187
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Ocean7 gets six reels rolling

September 18 - September 18 - Ocean7 Projects has coordinated the shipment of six hose reels and associated equipment from the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda to Rio Grande, Brazil onboard the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 913
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TTS lays off staff

September 18 - September 18 - TTS Group subsidiary TTS Offshore Solutions has decided to implement temporary workforce reductions with immediate effect.
Views: 577
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Enerpac tests crane giant

September 18 - September 18 - Enerpac claims to have tested the world's largest gantry crane at its Hengelo manufacturing facility in the Netherlands.
Views: 1295
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AGL returns to Russia

September 18 - September 18 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of project cargo from Germany and Italy to Kirov, Russia for a stand cold rolling tandem mill.
Views: 1069
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Gruber takes train home

September 18 - September 18 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the transport of a 65-year-old railcar from Dessau to its original home in Elze, Germany.
Views: 855
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Altius kick starts refinery move

September 18 - September 18 - Altius has coordinated the first shipment of refinery equipment from Italy's Porto Marghera for the Jazan refinery and terminal project in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 876
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Absolute makes Scheuerle-Kamag buy

September 18 - September 18 - South Africa based Absolute Rigging & Transport CC has purchased 40 axle lines of Scheuerle-Kamag K25 H modular trailers, as well as three wind tower adapters.
Views: 630
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AMTES extends AN-124 field

September 18 - September 18 - AMTES, part of the Volga-Dnepr Technics subgroup, has been issued with a Part 145 certificate by the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC), extending its maintenance and repair capabilities for the AN-124 freighter aircraft.
Views: 431
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CEA Projects drinks up

September 18 - September 18 - CEA Project Logistics (CEA Projects) has completed the transportation, lifting and installation of several distillation column, evaporator and fan components for a drinks manufacturer in Bang Nam Priao, Thailand.
Views: 1178
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Jade Cargo to auction three

September 18 - September 18 - Reports in the international aviation media suggest that Jade Cargo International will auction three Boeing 747-400 freighters in Shenzhen, China on October 26.
Views: 676
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Alstom begins Ituango delivery

September 18 - September 18 - Alstom has commenced the transportation of approximately 2,500 units of equipment for the Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.
Views: 952
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Jan De Nul buys jack-up

September 17 - September 17 - Jan De Nul Group has acquired the offshore jack-up heavy lift crane vessel, Vidar, from Hochtief.
Views: 1264
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New heavy lift JV targets Asia

September 17 - September 17 - Sankyu and Mammoet have established a new joint venture in Singapore specialising in heavy lifting, transport and engineering services, and heavy equipment for the East Asian market - Sankyu Mammoet.
Views: 1099
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Meriaura adds ship and staff

September 17 - September 17 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has added the 4,500 dwt general cargo vessel Steenbank to its fleet.
Views: 1493
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X2 to meet in Bangkok

September 17 - September 17 - X2 Group of Professional Logistics Networks is holding its third annual conference from February 20 - 24, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Views: 756
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Liebherr pair speeds turbine erection

September 17 - September 17 - Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany based crane contractor Helling safely used a Liebherr LTR 1220 crawler crane as counterweight for a Liebherr LR1600/2 crawler on a wind farm project.
Views: 1050
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ICSA meeting promotes crane safety

September 17 - September 17 - Earlier this month, 20 organisations from seven countries participated in the International Crane Stakeholders Assembly's (ICSA) annual meeting in Burswood, Western Australia.
Views: 1065
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First of ZPMC-Red Box module carriers leaves drydock

September 17 - September 17 - Audax, the first of the two PC-3/ARC7 Ice Class module carriers that were ordered by ZPMC-Red Box Energy Services from Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) last year has been floated out from its drydock.
Views: 1527
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BACA training goes online

September 16 - September 16 - The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) is launching a series of online training courses, designed to deliver a set of accredited standards and create a complete portfolio of qualifications for charter brokers and those involved in the br
Views: 435
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Brazilian job for Mammoet

September 16 - September 16 - Mammoet has worked closely with SBM Offshore to complete a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) module weighing and transport project in Brasa Shipyard, Brazil.
Views: 1014
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UTC calls for reinstatement of Ex-Im Bank

September 16 - September 16 - UTC Overseas has called on industry colleagues and US exporters to push for Congressional re-authorisation of the nation's Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which expired on July 1, 2015.
Views: 1362
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Blue Water begins hull move

September 16 - September 16 - Blue Water Shipping has loaded two hull sections, weighing a total of 10,800 tonnes, in Singapore destined for Azerbaijan's Baku Shipyard.
Views: 976
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Hansa opens in Monaco

September 16 - September 16 - Hansa Heavy Lift has opened a regional office in Monaco, which will serve southern European customers in France, Italy and Spain.
Views: 1123
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Growth spurt at ABC

September 16 - September 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported approximately 300,000 tonnes of cargo during the first eight months of 2015 - a 17 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 1566
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Terex in complex concrete lift

September 16 - September 16 - Trier based Steil Kranarbeiten has used a Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to remove a 78-tonne concrete bridge from over the Schwarzbach river in Germany.
Views: 954
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Bahrain welcomes Petrology

September 15 - September 15 - Petrology - a joint venture between Almajdouie Logistics, De Rijke and Sumitomo Warehouse - has opened an office in Bahrain.
Views: 816
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Everett backs AAPA campaign

September 15 - September 15 - The Port of Everett has expressed its support for the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) call for U.S. Congress to support critical freight mobility provisions in a major transportation bill that will be deliberated this autum
Views: 1307
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SCPA inks five-year plan

September 15 - September 15 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has pledged to sustain above-market container volume growth, achieve the deepest harbour on the East Coast, invest in infrastructure and expand its cargo base as part of its five-year initiatives.
Views: 904
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AGL puts skids on

September 15 - September 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported four skids, each weighing 35 tonnes and measuring 7.45 x 3.26 x 3.44 m, from Saxony to Berlin in Germany.
Views: 1384
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Sturm in at Samson

September 15 - September 15 - Andrea Sturm has been appointed to replace Tony Bon as president and ceo of Samson when he retires on January 1, 2016.
Views: 793
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ALE takes ride with Scheuerle

September 15 - September 15 - ALE has transported a 1,293-tonne petrochemical module for the Malika oilfield offshore Malaysia using 60 axle lines of Scheuerle self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 1015
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Quinto buys Mercedes hauler

September 15 - September 15 - Norfolk, UK based Quinto Crane & Plant has invested in a new Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3363 S prime mover, as well as a six-axle Nooteboom low-loader trailer.
Views: 1017
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SDV to up Le Havre operations

September 15 - September 15 - Bolloré Logistics subsidiary SDV Logistique Internationale has signed an agreement with Haropa for the construction of a 36,000 sq m logistics hub at the Parc Logistique du Pont de Normandie 2 (PLPN2) platform in the Port of Le Havre.
Views: 502
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Abu Dhabi on the up

September 15 - September 15 - Abu Dhabi Ports posted an increase of 21 percent in general and bulk cargo throughput in the first seven months of 2015, compared with the same period in 2014.
Views: 386
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EverSea tackles offshore duo

September 15 - September 15 - DEME Group subsidiary EverSea has completed a project to transport and install two platforms for GDF Suez E&P Nederland in the Dutch section of the North Sea.
Views: 893
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Mammoet slides into The Hague

September 14 - September 14 - Mammoet has successful transported and installed a new railway deck at The Hague Central Station, the Netherlands.
Views: 970
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Success for HighwayMAX

September 14 - September 14 - Six months after it launched the HighwayMAX trailer into the North American market, Faymonville says that it has already sold units to a number of heavy hauliers based there, including Sarens, Berard Transportation, Global Specialized, Penn
Views: 794
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TPS makes Latin delivery

September 14 - September 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has sold four Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes to terminal operators in Brazil, Haiti and Sint Maarten over the past few months.
Views: 1137
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Broekman inaugurates heavy lift centre

September 14 - September 14 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal on the Waalhaven in Rotterdam became operational today, September 14, 2015.
Views: 2008
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FMCSA updates permit exemption

September 14 - September 14 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has advised that drivers operating on an oversize/overweight permit are exempted from the 30-minute break hours of service provision, even if a portion of the hours leading up to the br
Views: 664
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Buss names Neelsen

September 14 - September 14 - Effective October 1, 2015, Marco Neelsen will become chief executive officer (ceo) at Buss Port Logistics (BPL), succeeding Heinrich Ahlers.
Views: 1135
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Shipowners' Club eyes Swedish market

September 14 - September 14 - P&I specialist The Shipowners' Club has entered into a strategic partnership with Sweden headquartered marine underwriting agency, Svensk Assurans.
Views: 599
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ALE's Malaysian Mega Jack

September 14 - September 14 - ALE has completed a jack-up and skidding operation for the Malikai project in Malaysia.
Views: 1020
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High five for Wagenborg

September 11 - September 11 - Following the closure of the Amsterdam Container Terminal (ACT) in 2013, Wagenborg is transporting five disused container cranes from the port of Amsterdam to Spain and Poland.
Views: 933
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EMS propels to Pula

September 11 - September 11 - EMS Log has transported a 60-tonne propulsion system from the Baltic Sea port of Wismar to a shipyard in Pula, Croatia.
Views: 902
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UTi lends hand to Sedgman

September 11 - September 11 - UTi Worldwide is joining forces with Sedgman to transport a mineral processing plant from China to the USA.
Views: 724
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Bauer makes DOLL debut

September 11 - September 11 - Schrobenhausen, Germany based Bauer Spezialtiefbau has inaugurated its new 8-axle DOLL semi low-loader in the transport of an 80-tonne drilling unit from Berlin to Munich.
Views: 649
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BigLift in Damen load

September 11 - September 11 - BigLift Shipping's heavy lift vessel Happy Star is to transport a total of 22 Damen boats from several shipyards in Asia to the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1743
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Big claims against Trans Global Projects Pty Ltd

September 11 - September 11 - Claims against the Australian company, Trans Global Projects Pty Ltd, when it was placed into voluntary administration on July 30 amounted to more than AUD24 million (USD16.9 million) according to a creditor list seen by HLPFI.
Views: 701
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Link-Belt reveals 90-tonner

September 11 - September 11 - Kentucky headquartered Link-Belt has developed a 90-tonne capacity HTC-86110 truck crane, featuring a 49.9 m long main boom.
Views: 933
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Talbert unveils tilt trailer series

September 11 - September 11 - Talbert Manufacturing has launched a new Air Ramp/Air Tilt series of trailers, designed for the easy loading of low-clearance equipment.
Views: 870
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Nurminen sells projects business

September 11 - September 11 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics has concluded an agreement to sell its specialised transport division, Nurminen Logistics Heavy, to heavy haulage and project forwarding company Ville Silvasti.
Views: 1168
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Volga-Dnepr pumps up

September 10 - September 10 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered an 11-tonne oil and gas pump from the Netherlands to Turkmenistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 944
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Liebherr lift powers through

September 10 - September 10 - Bergheim, Germany based Wasel has used two LTM 1500-8.1 mobile cranes for an overhead transmission line project on the River Rhine, near Dinslaken.
Views: 1020
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AGL takes to the road

September 10 - September 10 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has delivered 2,000 freight tonnes of equipment for a steel plant from Italy to Belarus by road.
Views: 984
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Sky Line gets shredding

September 10 - September 10 - Sky Line Maritime has coordinated the shipment of two shredding machines for use in a recycling plant from Sri Lanka to Thailand.
Views: 702
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Seminar kicks off in Antwerp

September 10 - September 10 - Belgian deputy prime minister Alexander De Croo has officially opened the Port Logistics seminar in Antwerp, which was organised by APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center.
Views: 794
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CLdN by the dozen

September 10 - September 10 - CLdN RoRo is to add 12 new vessels to existing fleet of 24 ro-ro ships.
Views: 438
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Vienna invests in Liebherr

September 10 - September 10 - The Port of Vienna (Hafen Wien) has purchased a new Liebherr LHM 280 mobile harbour crane, which has a maximum lifting capacity of 84 tonnes and an outreach of up to 40 m.
Views: 942
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Intermarine welcomes Grace

September 10 - September 10 - Intermarine has added the 19,450 dwt heavy lift vessel Industrial Grace, which features two 700-tonne capacity onboard cranes, to its fleet.
Views: 1100
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Petrasco in big rig win

September 9 - September 9 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has won a contract from KCA Deutag to transport the T-45 mobile land drilling rig from Germany to North Africa.
Views: 963
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Heavy duo for Van der Vlist

September 9 - September 9 - Van der Vlist has transported a 410-tonne regenerator and a 275-tonne reactor from Deggendorf, Germany to Kazakhstan via its terminal in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Views: 905
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LoadLine names three

September 9 - September 9 - LoadLine has appointed three new members of staff to its team, including Mohamed Joudane as its new airfreight manager.
Views: 1308
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BNSF inks Schnabel deal

September 9 - September 9 - Transportation Technology Services (TTS), which was recently acquired by BNSF Logistics, has signed an agreement with Siemens Energy to market and operate the 20-axle KWUX 101 Schnabel railcar.
Views: 952
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Höegh makes Southampton stop

September 9 - September 9 - Höegh Autoliners' new pure car/truck carrier (PCTC) vessel, Höegh Target, made its maiden stop at the UK's port of Southampton yesterday, September 8.
Views: 653
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ARRC chooses Charleston

September 9 - September 9 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is adding South Carolina's port of Charleston as a new monthly call on its Baltic-Atlantic service from St Petersburg to Baltimore, Maryland.
Views: 779
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AAL in Korean first

September 9 - September 9 - AAL has opened its first office in Seoul, South Korea, a market that the breakbulk and heavy lift shipping line has served for 20 years, appointing a representative in the country in 2005.
Views: 1108
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Caba in veteran boat move

September 8 - September 8 - Turkish transport company Caba has used a PowerMAX modular vehicle from Faymonville to transport the 100-year-old cruiser Halas 71 within Turkey's RMK Shipyard.
Views: 888
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SAL completes Alaskan challenge

September 8 - September 8 - Earlier this year, SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Svenja was chartered by Crowley for the installation of the development platform within the Kitchen Lights Unit #3 (KLU) - a petroleum exploitation area of Deutsche Oel & Gas, spanning 337 sq km, in
Views: 1101
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Allseas confirms Pioneering Spirit delays

September 8 - September 8 - Allseas has confirmed reports that delivery of its platform installation and decommissioning vessel, Pioneering Spirit, has been delayed until 2016.
Views: 365
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Linc in TBM return

September 8 - September 8 - Linc Group has coordinated the shipment of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Singapore to Shanghai, China.
Views: 806
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Noble named at Ceva

September 8 - September 8 - Clayton Noble has been appointed managing director of Ceva Logistics' Australia and New Zealand operations.
Views: 1188
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CAL in Georgia take-off

September 8 - September 8 - Effective September 25, CAL Cargo Airlines will add a twice-weekly service between Atlanta, Georgia and Belgium's Liege Airport.
Views: 733
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Nurminen in staff rejig

September 7 - September 7 - Olli Pohjanvirta, who recently stepped down as president and ceo of Nurminen Logistics, has been elected as chairman of the Finnish company's board of directors.
Views: 889
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Pipe dream for FLS-KAA

September 7 - September 7 - FLS-KAA has arranged the shipment of 440 sections of cement pipe, each weighing 3 tonnes, from Antwerp to Al Ain in the UAE.
Views: 1443
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Volga-Dnepr branches out

September 7 - September 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown 28 cypress trees to Tashkent, Uzbekistan onboard one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighters.
Views: 1162
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Energy glut could postpone LNG developments

September 7 - September 7 - A global oversupply of LNG, in addition to a spate of new LNG projects due for final investment decision (FID) in 2015/16, could depress the market for LNG in Asia until 2025, says analyst Wood Mackenzie.
Views: 1265
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Liebherr raises the roof in NY

September 4 - September 4 - Buckner HeavyLift Cranes has used a Liebherr LR 11000 crawler and two LR 1600/2 cranes to build a huge retractable roof over the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, USA.
Views: 926
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Tyre-ing job for X2 duo

September 4 - September 4 - Members of the X2 logistics network, Radius Logistics and Knot Global, have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a tyre uniformity machine from Japan to India.
Views: 951
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Zeaborn appoints two

September 4 - September 4 - Effective December 2015, Zeaborn has appointed Nicki Schumacher as chartering director and Matthias Kremser as senior chartering manger to help expand the company's commercial ship management team.
Views: 1456
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Looking up at Lloyd Fonds

September 4 - September 4 - Lloyd Fonds generated EUR700,000 (USD779,000) in consolidated net profit for the first half of 2015, with sales up 20 percent compared with the first half of 2014.
Views: 860
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ShoreTension promotes safer mooring

September 4 - September 4 - Rotterdam headquartered ShoreTension has developed a dynamic mooring system that promotes the safer mooring of sea-going vessels while in port.
Views: 649
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Aqua-Dragon in OKI delivery

September 4 - September 4 - Chinese forwarder Aqua-Dragon Logistic (ADL) has transported around 18,000 cu m of cargo from Shanghai to Palembang, Indonesia, on behalf of PT. Asia Paper and Pulp (APP).
Views: 1209
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Höegh heads to Haropa

September 4 - September 4 - Höegh Autoliners' new pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Höegh Target is scheduled to make its first French port call at the ro-ro terminal at Haropa's port of Le Havre on September 7.
Views: 415
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Aqualis makes for Qatar

September 4 - September 4 - Aqualis Offshore has opened a new office in Doha, Qatar.
Views: 790
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Aeroscraft gets off to flying start

September 4 - September 4 - Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has entered the design freeze phase for its vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capable heavy lift cargo airship, Aeroscraft.
Views: 798
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ABC makes Singapore debut

September 4 - September 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has commenced a twice-weekly direct B747 freighter service to Singapore's Changi Airport from Moscow.
Views: 1059
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Pakistan strike ends pending tax review

September 4 - September 4 - Industrial action across Pakistan's logistics sector has ended with immediate effect, after logistics industry associations and the government reached an accord over tax legislation.
Views: 1070
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'Unjust' tax halts Pakistani freight

September 3 - September 3 - Pakistan's seaports, airports and bonded container freight stations closed on September 2 as a result of strike action by members of the Pakistan Freight Forwarders Association (PIFFA) and the Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan (ACAAP)
Views: 1108
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Blue Water loads Sandbank project

September 3 - September 3 - Blue Water Shipping has helped load monopiles and transition pieces for the Sandbank wind farm onboard the installation vessel Pacific Orca at the Danish port of Esbjerg.
Views: 549
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Svensson to shoot off 23rd BUSINESSrun

September 3 - September 3 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that Peter Svensson, senior vice president and head of Clipper Americas will fire the starting pistol at the 23rd Breakbulk BUSINESSrun in Houston.
Views: 1724
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Bigge takes MLC650 for a ride

September 3 - September 3 - Bigge Crane & Rigging has rented its new Manitowoc MLC650 crawler to Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES) for the erection of wind turbines at the Pleasant Valley wind farm in the US state of Minnesota.
Views: 1243
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WLC in Ohio transformation

September 3 - September 3 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of a 178-tonne transformer from South Korea to Ravenna, Ohio.
Views: 881
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High Wind picks up speed

September 3 - September 3 - High Wind has appointed Ole Jacob Wang Nielsen to serve as the company's head of business development, and continue the commercialisation of its new product, Boom Lock.
Views: 821
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AGL barges on

September 2 - September 2 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has transported eight large lock sections from the German inland port of Regensburg to Romania.
Views: 1453
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OliCargo in reactor run

September 2 - September 2 - OliCargo has coordinated the transport of a reactor for a hydrogen peroxide production factory from Portugal to Argentina.
Views: 1111
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Turbine makes Strasbourg stop

September 2 - September 2 - The Port of Strasbourg has received a 370-tonne gas turbine from General Electric's (GE) factory in Belfort, France for final delivery to the Russian city of Kazan.
Views: 1259
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BIFA sets conference date

September 2 - September 2 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is organising a one day conference on November 26, 2015 to address two of the most pressing issues facing its members and international trade in general.
Views: 1061
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Liebherr helps HKV build bridges

September 2 - September 2 - HKV Schmitz + Partner has used a Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 mobile crane to erect a temporary bridge over the A3 motorway between Cologne-Mülheim and Leverkusen in Germany.
Views: 962
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Expeditors flies into Incheon

September 2 - September 2 - Expeditors International (UK) has coordinated the delivery of two 50-tonne pumps from Prestwick in Scotland to Incheon, South Korea using an AN-124 freighter.
Views: 1159
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Rotterdam opens heavy lift hub

September 2 - September 2 - The Offshore & Heavy Lift Centre at the Broekman breakbulk terminal in the Port of Rotterdam has been officially opened.
Views: 1933
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C.H. Robinson names Europe head

September 2 - September 2 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Jeroen Eijsink as president of C.H. Robinson Europe.
Views: 958
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GAC in ship's gear warning

September 1 - September 1 - GAC has advised that Abu Dhabi Ports reserves the right to refuse the use of ships' lifting apparatus without valid certification, or if the equipment is considered by the HSE inspectors to be substandard.
Views: 592
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Yacht goes Direct to Australia

September 1 - September 1 - Direct Worldwide Logistics has shipped a brand new yacht from Xiamen, China to the Australian port of Newcastle.
Views: 800
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Best Services ships blade trio

September 1 - September 1 - Best Services International Freight has shipped three 53 m long wind turbine blades from Shanghai, China to Panama.
Views: 713
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MIS delivers power to Oman

September 1 - September 1 - Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS) has transported six Wärtsilä generator sets, as well as 170 containers, from the port of Duqm to the Saih Al Khairat power station in the Dhofar region of Oman.
Views: 1205
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Delta handles Cats in Piraeus

September 1 - September 1 - Delta Maritime has transhipped two Caterpillar D10T vehicles - each weighing 54 tonnes and measuring 7.1 m x 16 m x 3.23 m - from one ro-ro vessel to another at the Greek port of Piraeus.
Views: 967
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Altius in Angolan yacht move

September 1 - September 1 - Altius' project division has loaded two catamarans, as well as one smaller boat, onto a vessel in Spain's Gijon port for shipment to the Angolan port of Luanda.
Views: 797
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Wind shipment breezes into Duluth

September 1 - September 1 - Hansa Heavy Lift's vessel HHL Tyne has arrived at the Port of Duluth's Clure Public Marine Terminal carrying wind turbine components for the Thunder Spirit wind farm in North Dakota.
Views: 1075
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New MPI vessel makes debut

September 1 - September 1 - Having been acquired by MPI Offshore earlier this year, the wind turbine installation vessel MPI Enterprise has completed its first charter under new ownership, which involved preparatory works on E.ON's Amrumbank West offshore wind farm.
Views: 386
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Asia Pacific expansion for Swire

September 1 - September 1 - Swire Shipping is upgrading its multipurpose liner service coverage in the Asia Pacific region.
Views: 1082
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Intermarine opens in Ecuador

September 1 - September 1 - Intermarine has opened an office in Quito, Ecuador, in partnership with the heavy lift shipping line's agent Tradinter, led by sales manager Jenny Parreno.
Views: 1013

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