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Ritter joins HBB

October 30 - October 30 - Effective November 1, 2015 Captain Peter Ritter will join Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB), heading its sales and business development activities for high and heavy cargo.
Views: 892
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W.I.S. speeds into Japan

October 30 - October 30 - W.I.S Logistics has safely delivered two over-dimensional thruster from Italy to Japan.
Views: 595
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Surfacing work starts at Townsville

October 29 - October 29 - In Australia, surfacing work to lay bitumen has commenced at the Port of Townsville's (POTL) new 30,000 sq m cargo laydown area.
Views: 421
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Jumbo Vision sails into Texas

October 29 - October 29 - The Netherlands headquartered shipping line Jumbo has transported subsea pump modules from Horsoy, Norway to Ingleside in Texas, using its heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision.
Views: 691
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Damani links India and GCC

October 29 - October 29 - Damani Shipping has launched a new breakbulk service between the west coast of India and the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 523
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Alistair moves Cat to DRC

October 29 - October 29 - Alistair Group has safely transported a Caterpillar 6015 excavator more than 5,400 km from South Africa to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Views: 548
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Next step for Pek

October 28 - October 28 - Rik Pek has been appointed managing director breakbulk terminals at Broekman Logistics, effective November 1, 2015.
Views: 849
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Kerry hires Blank

October 28 - October 28 - With immediate effect, Thomas Blank has become Kerry Logistics' managing director for Europe, working out of the company's office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Views: 581
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DB Schenker add JV for Sri Lanka

October 28 - October 28 - DBS Logistics Ltd is a new joint venture between Aitken Spence and DB Schenker set up to serve the Sri Lankan and Maldives markets.
Views: 515
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Low water hinders traffic on Europe's rivers

October 27 - October 27 - With water levels on the river Rhine and Danube remaining low, vessels are unable to sail fully loaded at present according to reports by Reuters.
Views: 345
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Antwerp explores Iran

October 27 - October 27 - A delegation of petrochemical and shipping experts from the port of Antwerp has visited Iran to meet various ministries, petrochemical organisations and private companies to seek ways to re-open the doors of Iran for the Antwerp port communit
Views: 1005
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Abu Dhabi Ports sees strong growth

October 27 - October 27 - Abu Dhabi Ports says it has handled 11.28 million tonnes of general and bulk cargo during the first three quarters of 2015 - a 19 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 498
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Panalpina names Energy Services head

October 27 - October 27 - Effective January 1, 2016, Michel Dubois will become global head of Energy Solutions at Panalpina, replacing Hans Toggweiler.
Views: 844
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GAC eyes oil and gas at Sabetta

October 27 - October 27 - GAC Russia has opened an office at the newly built port of Sabetta, providing ship agency and support services.
Views: 441
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AAL opens in Dubai

October 26 - October 26 - Multipurpose shipping line AAL has opened a new office in Dubai, trading as AAL Middle East.
Views: 925
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DKT Allseas named UK agent for Bahri

October 26 - October 26 - DKT Allseas has been appointed as liner agent for National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia's (Bahri) new UK-Gulf ro-con service, which starts in November 2015.
Views: 1058
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PCN duo powers into Colombia

October 26 - October 26 - Colombia's Tayrona Offshore Services teamed up with Express Global Logistics' Indian division to coordinate the delivery of four assembled generators.
Views: 700
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ALE opens in China

October 26 - October 26 - ALE has opened its first branch in Tianjin, China, as part of a general expansion of its footprint throughout Asia.
Views: 991
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Brownsville buys crane

October 26 - October 26 - In response to the growing demand for heavy cargo handling capabilities the Port of Brownsville purchased a second mobile harbour crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 125 tonnes.
Views: 768
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Silver jubilee for Businessruns

October 26 - October 26 - Flensborg and Associates, the Munich-based sales and consulting firm, has announced that its 25th Businessrun will take place on November 2, 2015 ahead of the Europort conference and exhibition in Rotterdam and invites any HLPFI reader who is
Views: 652
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Breakbulk Middle East opens

October 26 - October 26 - 2,000 project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians, sponsors and exhibitors are expected to take part in the first Breakbulk Middle East Conference & Exhibition from 25-28 October 2015 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Views: 730
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Barakh inks heavy lift deal

October 26 - October 26 - Barakh Offshore Petroleum subsidiary PBJV Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hilong Marine Engineering (HMEL) to jointly target offshore transportation and installation projects in Malaysia.
Views: 1336
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GBS in record three months

October 23 - October 23 - GBS Yacht Transport, part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, claims that it has never shipped as many yachts in a three-month period as it has in the past quarter.
Views: 309
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AAPA cheered by transport bill

October 23 - October 23 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is encouraged to see new freight provisions contained in the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 (STRR), which was introduced and approved this week.
Views: 591
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Collett transforms Burbo Bank

October 23 - October 23 - Collett Transport has used its Scheuerle girder bridge to deliver two 200-tonne transformers to the onshore substation for the UK's Burbo Bank offshore wind farm.
Views: 956
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Höegh takes five for Hitachi

October 23 - October 23 - Höegh Autoliners has transported five train bodyshells from Hitachi Rail's plant in Japan to the UK Port of Tyne onboard the PCTC vessel Höegh Tokyo.
Views: 440
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GPA outlines port upgrades

October 22 - October 22 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) executive director, Curtis Foltz, has outlined an ambitious ten-year plan to enhance its Brunswick Terminal on the US Eastern Seaboard.
Views: 882
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Four more for Aaras

October 22 - October 22 - Aaras Projects & Logistics unloaded heavy and oversize goods from four breakbulk and project cargo vessels at Karachi port in September, through its affiliated company Aaras Shipping Agencies.
Views: 911
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Terex income down in 'challenging' market

October 22 - October 22 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD44.8 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared with USD58.7 million in the same period of 2014.
Views: 653
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Growth continues at ABC

October 22 - October 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported 42,480 tonnes of cargo across its network in September 2015, representing a 28 percent year-on-year rise.
Views: 567
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Combi Dock in crane carriage

October 22 - October 22 - Combi Dock Chartering has loaded gantry crane components onboard its heavy lift vessel Combi Dock III in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
Views: 717
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ALE inks Santos contract

October 22 - October 22 - ALE has been awarded a heavy haulage contract by Santos Queensland Upstream Developments for the Santos GLNG project in Australia.
Views: 916
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Nose jobs for WWL quartet

October 22 - October 22 - Four of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' (WWL) ro-ro vessels have been equipped with a new bulb, in order to operate better at sea and keep emissions low.
Views: 396
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Sarens goes for Straightpoint

October 22 - October 22 - Sarens USA has used four wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint to weigh a large distillation column at a petrochemical plant on the Gulf Coast.
Views: 721
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AAL, Döhle launch OceanWise

October 22 - October 22 - Following the launch of their multipurpose tramp and project cargo shipping cooperation in May 2015, AAL and Peter Döhle have established a new operation in Italy - OceanWise Corp (OWC).
Views: 722
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RZD Logistics makes for Iran

October 21 - October 21 - RZD Logistics - a subsidiary of United Transport and Logistics Company (UTLC) - has begun shipping equipment by rail from Russia to Iran for chemical and engineering plant manufacturer Ruzkhimmash.
Views: 764
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Jensen wins tug design job

October 21 - October 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's naval architecture and marine engineering company, Jensen Maritime, has been selected to provide designs for two new tugboats for Ice Floe (dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders) and Kirby Offshore Marine.
Views: 228
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European first for Bahri

October 21 - October 21 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) will begin its first regular liner service from Europe to the Middle East in November 2015.
Views: 765
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Happy Star drops off Damen load

October 21 - October 21 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Star has arrived at the Port of Rotterdam carrying a consignment of 22 Damen vessels - the manufacturer's largest-ever stock vessel transport.
Views: 712
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High five for Ryano

October 21 - October 21 - Ryano Logistics has executed the shipment of five straddle carriers, weighing 64 tonnes each, from Oslo in Norway to Finland's Kotka port.
Views: 930
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CAL considers enhancing US network

October 21 - October 21 - Ahead of the delivery of its third freighter, CAL Cargo Airlines has confirmed that it is considering new routes in North America to boost its network.
Views: 583
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PTV opens Brazil branch

October 21 - October 21 - Karlsruhe, Germany headquartered PTV Group has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 516
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On track with loco shipments

October 20 - October 20 - Heavy lift shipping line Intermarine is working with project freight forwarder Breakbulk Transportation on the shipment of six locomotives, each weighing 220 tonnes, from Texas to Gabon.
Views: 912
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Steady levels at St Petersburg

October 20 - October 20 - The Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) handled 6.2 million tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2015, which it says is similar to volumes handled in the same period of 2014.
Views: 578
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Panalpina posts 'stable' profit

October 20 - October 20 - Panalpina achieved a stable consolidated profit of CHF69.3 million (USD72.8 million) in the first nine months of 2015, which represents a 9.5 percent increase compared with the same period of 2014.
Views: 618
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AAPA hails release of draft freight plan

October 20 - October 20 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) secretary Anthony Foxx for releasing the Draft National Freight Strategic Plan.
Views: 764
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Seattle heavy haul network approved

October 20 - October 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance has applauded the Seattle City Council's approval of a heavy haul network that it believes will make the ports of Seattle and Tacoma more competitive.
Views: 652
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Scholpp opts for six

October 20 - October 20 - Scholpp Kran & Transport has ordered six new Liebherr mobile cranes, with load capacities ranging from 70 to 350 tonnes.
Views: 532
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Soon up at GAC

October 20 - October 20 - GAC has strengthened its focus on the Asia Pacific energy sector with the appointment of Lailah Soon as regional business development manager, oil and gas.
Views: 764
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Rock on Rockfreight

October 20 - October 20 - DGTL Cargo has been rebranded Rockfreight as it gets ready to move into a large facility in the Dubai World Central free zone adjacent to the much anticipated Al Maktoum International Airport, which will be the largest airport in the world wh
Views: 643
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Milwaukee sends kiln on its way

October 20 - October 20 - Six sections of a rotary kiln, manufactured by A-C Equipment Services for McInnis Cement, have been loaded onto a barge at the Port of Milwaukee for shipment to a cement manufacturing plant in Quebec.
Views: 841
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Crowley looks to SeaFreight buy

October 20 - October 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has signed a letter of intent to acquire Miami based SeaFreight Agencies, a liner and logistics company that serves the Caribbean and parts of Central America.
Views: 910
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Foundations down at Gemini farm

October 19 - October 19 - Van Oord has installed the 150th and final foundation at the Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea.
Views: 369
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Havator wins Metsä contract

October 19 - October 19 - Havator has won a contract from Metsä Fibre, part of the the Metsä Group, to provide lifting services for the construction of a bioproduct mill in Aänekoski, central Finland.
Views: 670
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Europe Cargo loads crane for Congo

October 19 - October 19 - Europe Cargo has organised the loading of a fully-erected Gottwald mobile harbour crane, weighing 326 tonnes, for shipment to Congo Terminal in Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo.
Views: 738
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Green Channel heads to Chile

October 19 - October 19 - Green Channel Forwarders has coordinated the transport of 26 units of structural equipment for mining projects from Mumbai to Chile.
Views: 624
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Volga-Dnepr takes Polet duo

October 19 - October 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a finance lease agreement with Sberbank Leasing to acquire two AN-124-100 Ruslan freighter aircraft, previously operated by Polet Airlines.
Views: 812
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Logistics Plus in warehouse upgrade

October 19 - October 19 - Logistics Plus has moved its Dallas/Fort Worth warehouse to a new and improved facility in Haslet, Texas.
Views: 811
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Hot off the press at Vanguard

October 19 - October 19 - Vanguard has provided engineered project solutions for four automotive press related contracts over the past few months, overcoming space constraints to install components weighing up to 120 tonnes.
Views: 430
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Iran plans 'significant return' to shipping

October 19 - October 19 - According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Iran is planning a fleet expansion programme comprising 579,000 teu of containerships, 2 million dwt of dry bulk vessels and 1.6 million dwt of tankers - all of which are sched
Views: 891
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Agility wraps up Linde project

October 16 - October 16 - Agility has completed a complex project for Linde Group's engineering division, which included three heavy lift shipments of chemical plant equipment to Togliatti in the Samara region of Russia.
Views: 932
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Cargolux promotes Holt

October 16 - October 16 - Cargolux Airlines has named Jason Holt as its head of flight operations, succeeding Wieger Ketellapper, who will concentrate on the development of the company's planned joint venture airline in Zhengzhou, China.
Views: 445
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New head at Terex

October 16 - October 16 - Effective November 2, 2015, Terex Corporation has appointed John L. Garrison, Jr. to replace Ronald M. DeFeo as the company's new president and chief executive officer (ceo).
Views: 681
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UTC concern over US rail shutdown

October 16 - October 16 - UTC Overseas says that a Congressional failure to extend the mandated deadline for the nation's railroads to install positive train control (PTC) safety systems could cause major delays and potential closures of significant portions of the US
Views: 420
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Green Port Hull: one year on

October 16 - October 16 - One year has passed since a dredging campaign began to create Siemens' UK based offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility at Associated British Ports' (ABP) Alexandra Dock in Hull.
Views: 478
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Gothenburg to gaze on Atlantic Star

October 16 - October 16 - The first of Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) five new vessels, Atlantic Star, will call at Sweden's Port of Gothenburg towards the end of December 2015.
Views: 1160
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Grimaldi increases Finnlines stake

October 16 - October 16 - Grimaldi Group subsidiary Grimaldi Euromed has purchased 5,449,032 additional shares in Finnlines, increasing the group's share capital investment in its Finnish subsidiary to 91.32 percent.
Views: 707
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AAPA launches interactive port map

October 16 - October 16 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has unveiled a new interactive hemispheric map tool on its website, which provides information about each of its member ports.
Views: 409
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Report shows growth in driver demand

October 16 - October 16 - According to a new analysis by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the shortage of truck drivers has grown to over 48,000 and could expand further due to industry growth and a retiring workforce.
Views: 250
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Venezuelan pipe project for Gruber

October 15 - October 15 - Intertransport Gruber has handled the shipment of eight 40 ft dry cargo containers and one 40 ft high cube container filled with steel pipes from Germany to Pulpaca, Venezuela.
Views: 561
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AML delivers Russian plant

October 15 - October 15 - In collaboration with Instar Logistics, Antwerp Metal Logistics (AML) has coordinated the transport of an ammonia converter, two CO2 strippers and a CO2 absorber from Antwerp to Cherepovets, Russia via the Zuidnatie Breakbulk terminal.
Views: 809
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ALE ups Australian operations

October 15 - October 15 - ALE has formed a dedicated unit to serve the onshore oil and gas sector in Australia, by recruiting specialist personnel and investing in bespoke equipment.
Views: 1005
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Rotterdam reports mixed results

October 15 - October 15 - Although the amount of cargo handled at the Port of Rotterdam increased by 5.4 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2015, the Dutch gateway posted a 7.6 percent decrease in breakbulk volumes.
Views: 374
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L.C. van Tiel hammers away

October 15 - October 15 - L.C. van Tiel Logistics has coordinated the transport of a hydraulic hammer, sleeve and additional accessories from the Netherlands to Mina Zayed port in the UAE.
Views: 852
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AGL in double crane lift

October 15 - October 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has organised the shipment of two large gantry cranes from Tallinn, Estonia to Angra dos Reis in Brazil.
Views: 931
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Sampson adds Arocs

October 15 - October 15 - UK based Nick Sampson Mechanical Engineering says that its new Mercedes-Benz Arocs heavy haulage tractor unit is "proving to be a highly flexible, cost-effective addition to its fleet".
Views: 597
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Darwin gets new operator

October 15 - October 15 - The Northern Territory government has signed an agreement to lease the Port of Darwin to Chinese-owned Landbridge Group for the next 99 years.
Views: 820
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Jumbo makes FPSO move

October 15 - October 15 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairplayer has shipped three FPSO modules from Laem Chabang in Thailand to São José do Norte, Brazil for Estaleiros do Brasil (EBR).
Views: 681
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Antwerp predicts record 2015

October 14 - October 14 - The Port of Antwerp handled 156,515,552 tonnes of freight in the first nine months of 2015 - a 5.5 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 405
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Philly sees breakbulk rise

October 14 - October 14 - Breakbulk cargoes handled by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) during the first six months of 2015 were up 28.44 percent, compared with the same period in 2014.
Views: 289
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Panalpina celebrates

October 14 - October 14 - Yesterday, at the UK's Stansted airport, Swiss forwarding group Panalpina celebrated the silver jubilee for the operations of its Charter Network.
Views: 707
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DLT secures Canadian bridge deal

October 14 - October 14 - Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been contracted by The St Lawrence Construction Group to supply a DL-MT1000 Mega Transporter, as well as a 1,000-tonne capacity 2.5 m jack up system, for a bridge construction project in Canada.
Views: 638
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CakeBoxx targets projects market

October 14 - CakeBoxx Technologies has introduced its new TrusDek series of doorless intermodal shipping containers, designed for the carriage of project cargo shipments.
Views: 822
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Growth accelerates at K+N

October 14 - October 14 - While Kuehne + Nagel's (K+N) net turnover and gross profit slightly decreased year-on-year in the first nine months of 2015, the company's operational result showed a 4.6 percent improvement.
Views: 976
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Vogel flies into Combi Lift

October 14 - October 14 - Kai-Stefan Vogel has joined Combi Lift Offshore & Engineering GmbH as chartering manager, based in Bremen.
Views: 781
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Nanaimo gets a lift

October 14 - October 14 - Nanaimo Port Authority has invested in a new 104-tonne capacity Liebherr 500 mobile harbour crane, increasing its capacity for the handling of project and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 690
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BBC winds up African power project

October 13 - October 13 - BBC Chartering has shipped 56 wind turbines from locations in Europe and Asia to South Africa's Coega Port for use in the 134.4 MW Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm near Bedford in the Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 705
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DFDS oils up

October 13 - October 13 - DFDS Group has shipped oversize equipment for the oil industry onboard its multipurpose vessel Lysvik Seaways from Norway to Germany, for oncarriage to destinations in Asia.
Views: 954
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AGL moves engine quartet

October 13 - October 13 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the shipment of four large diesel engines from Antwerp to Shanghai, China.
Views: 873
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Foss adds project division

October 13 - October 13 - Foss Maritime has formed a new marine transportation project management group.
Views: 711
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XPO set for chopper move

October 12 - October 12 - AgustaWestland has appointed XPO Logistics to coordinate the transportation of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters from Brazil to the UK.
Views: 815
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Ryano in Colombian cook up

October 12 - October 12 - Ryano Logistics has coordinated the transport of a large industrial oven from the Netherlands to Antioquia in Colombia.
Views: 624
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Flinterstar - an update

October 12 - October 12 - Recovery of oil from Flinterstar, which collided nearly head-on with the tanker Al-Oraiq off the Belgian coast last week, has made good progress according to Dutch shipping line Flinter.
Views: 418
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Boats sail through Jaxport

October 12 - October 12 - Stevedoring company Portus has moved 14 aluminium crew boats through Jaxport's heavy lift and specialty cargo berth at its Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 641
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Foss Maritime wins Seattle appeal

October 12 - October 12 - Seattle's deputy hearing examiner, Anne Watanabe, has ruled against the city's Department of Planning and Development's land use code interpretation on the Port of Seattle's use of Terminal 5 for an offshore oil drilling rig, giving Foss Mari
Views: 671
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Bahri on the up

October 9 - October 9 - National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), reported a significant increase in third-quarter net profits this week.
Views: 1002
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AEP makes barge business sale

October 9 - October 9 - American Electric Power (AEP) has signed an agreement to sell its commercial barge transportation subsidiary, AEP River Operations, to American Commercial Lines (ACL), which is owned by Platinum Equity.
Views: 474
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Swire ups Tasmanian coverage

October 9 - October 9 - Swire Shipping will expand its multipurpose liner service coverage in Tasmania with an additional call at Hobart.
Views: 613
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Lift It secures finance facility

October 9 - October 9 - Lift It Crane Hire has obtained a GBP250,000 (USD383,920) invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance.
Views: 889
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Antwerp crane department to close

October 8 - October 8 - The Port of Antwerp Authority has confirmed that it will cease the activities of its crane department by the end of 2017.
Views: 617
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Barnhart adds heavy lift crane at Catoosa

October 8 - October 8 - Barnhart Crane and Rigging has signed an agreement with the Tulsa Port of Catoosa for crane services, while the port upgrades its current crane infrastructure.
Views: 737
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TT Club remains stable

October 8 - October 8 - The TT Club has published its mid-year update for the January 1 - August 31, 2015 trading period, reporting USD116 million in gross premiums earned and total assets of USD492.8 million.
Views: 777
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A2SEA signs first Asian wind project

October 8 - October 8 - A2SEA has been contracted to install two offshore wind turbines and their foundations at the Taiwanese Formosa 1 project, on behalf of Swancor/Formosa Wind Power.
Views: 494
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Aqualis establishes Malaysian foothold

October 8 - October 8 - Aqualis Offshore has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - the 14th country the offshore marine and engineering consultancy has entered since its establishment in 2013.
Views: 528
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Sterett adds Faymonville transporters

October 8 - October 8 - USA based Sterett Crane & Rigging has acquired six self-propelled trailers from Belgian manufacturer Faymonville.
Views: 569
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TSL handles Thai crane delivery

October 7 - October 7 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL) has coordinated the delivery of a 1,400-tonne container crane, plus three rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, to Thailand.
Views: 1049
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ACE adds marine risk expert

October 7 - October 7 - ACE Group has appointed Captain Sivakumaran Divakaran as its new marine risk manager for Asia Pacific.
Views: 989
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UTC partners with Transaex

October 7 - October 7 - UTC Overseas Brasil has signed a strategic alliance with Brazilian consultant Transaex Comercio Internacional.
Views: 699
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PrimoCargo powers ahead

October 7 - October 7 - PrimoCargo has completed a complex project move, delivering five diesel engines with a combined weight of more than 670 tonnes.
Views: 488
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Cargolux and NCA sign codeshare

October 7 - October 7 - Cargolux Italia and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) signed a codeshare agreement for flights from Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy, to Kansai International Airport and Narita International Airport, Japan.
Views: 464
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Liebherr inks offshore crane deal

October 7 - October 7 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing will supply Singapore's Jurong Shipyard with two offshore cranes, which will be installed onboard an FPSO vessel.
Views: 856
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deugro opens Helsinki office

October 7 - October 7 - Germany headquartered project freight forwarder deugro has opened a new office in Finland.
Views: 415
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Cargolux JV targets heavy and OOG

October 6 - October 6 - Cargolux is targeting heavy and outsize cargo as a likely significant traffic for a planned new joint venture Chinese international all-cargo airline it is now close to setting up, writes HLPFI correspondent, Phil Hastings.
Views: 1199
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FOX gets gantries going

October 6 - October 6 - FOX Brasil Project Logistics has coordinated the transport of six gantry cranes from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to the Peruvian port of Callao, for use in the construction of the Néstor Gambetta tunnel.
Views: 657
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NileDutch adds African link

October 6 - October 6 - NileDutch is introducing a new service linking the East Mediterranean with West Africa, which will be operated in cooperation with Turkon Line.
Views: 619
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GPA marks another record year

October 6 - October 6 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 714,008 units of automobiles and heavy machinery through the ports of Savannah and Brunswick during its 2015 fiscal year, which the authority claims is the highest volume ever reported.
Views: 471
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ALE doubles up in Spain

October 6 - October 6 - Heavy transport and lifting specialist ALE has completed a pair of projects in Spain.
Views: 607
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Big cat purrs through RHB

October 6 - October 6 - RHB Stevedoring has discharged the 137-tonne catamaran Sea Slice at its terminal in the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 905
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Thorleifsson rejoins SAL

October 5 - October 5 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Sune Thorleifsson as head of its project department.
Views: 1018
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Mammoet turns the tide

October 5 - October 5 - Mammoet has installed a tidal power plant (TPP) in the Netherlands on behalf of Tocardo Tidal Turbines.
Views: 392
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Aertssen rolls into Geel

October 5 - October 5 - Aertssen Kranen has completed the installation of a 420-tonne reactor at BP Chembel's WiESOX project in Geel, Belgium.
Views: 652
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ALE pulls Cadiz jacket

October 5 - October 5 - Heavy transport and installation specialist ALE has completed the load-out of a 22,400-tonne jacket for the Mariner Project in Cadiz, Spain.
Views: 581
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Westdijk hits for six

October 5 - October 5 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy transport provider Westdijk has acquired six new Faymonville semi-trailers over the course of the past 12 months.
Views: 413
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Pipe dream from Globalink

October 5 - October 5 - Kazakh logistics specialist Globalink has successfully coordinated the delivery of 350 truckloads of over-dimensional cargo for an Asian gas pipeline project.
Views: 840
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Höegh names SSL in Finland

October 5 - October 5 - Höegh Autoliners has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL) as its agent in Finland, effective December 1, 2015.
Views: 687
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Cement job shows Rotterdam's capabilities

October 5 - October 5 - Several of Rotterdam's well-known project logistics specialists have been involved in the latest heavy lift shipment through the port.
Views: 743
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Nooteboom launches Manoovr

October 5 - October 5 - The Netherlands headquartered trailer manufacturer Nooteboom has unveiled the Manoovr, its latest semi low-loader trailer, writes James Graham.
Views: 480
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Veson teams-up with MeteoGroup

October 5 - October 5 - MeteoGroup, one of the world's leading weather forecasting companies, has teamed-up with Veson Nautical - a provider of maritime software and services - to simplify reporting aboard vessels and communications with onshore operations.
Views: 725
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Flensborg adds US representation

October 2 - October 2 - Flensborg and Associates has opened for business in Houston appointing Lars Kristiansson as its US representative.
Views: 502
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Braemar adds senior spark

October 2 - October 2 - Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, has named Chis Kruszewski as senior electrical engineer in its Offshore, DP and FMEA Group.
Views: 718
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Thoresen handles transformer

October 2 - October 2 - Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL), an affiliate of Naxco Group, successfully transported a 25 MVA power transformer along with 18 units of accessory parts from Bangkok, Thailand to Muara, Brunei.
Views: 547
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Terex widens Boom Booster range

October 2 - October 2 - Terex is now offering its Boom Booster kit for the 650-tonne capacity Superlift 3800 crawler crane.
Views: 554
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Allport names Kenning

October 1 - October 1 - Allport Cargo Services has appointed Alan Kenning executive director of its supply chain management division.
Views: 700
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Wagenborg tows two

October 1 - October 1 - Wagenborg Towage has helped bring the crane ship Saipem 7000 and a Paragon Offshore platform into Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
Views: 774
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Kuebler terminal tanks up

October 1 - October 1 - Kuebler Spedition has assembled six large tanks at its heavy lift terminal in Mannheim, Germany.
Views: 753
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Nurminen sale closed

October 1 - October 1 - Effective today, the responsibility of Nurminen Logistics Heavy's operations has been transferred to Ville Silvasti.
Views: 433
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Bulgaria takes river safety steps

October 1 - October 1 - A consortium led by Transas has completed the second phase of the Bulgarian River Information Systems (BulRIS) project, which aims to increase the safety and efficiency of inland waterway transport on the Bulgarian section of the Danube river.
Views: 565

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