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Sectors News from December 2015

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Bergeron up at New Orleans

December 29 - December 29 - The board of commissioners at the Port of New Orleans has elected William T. Bergeron to succeed Scott H. Cooper as chairman.
Views: 901
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Project cargo flows into Tulsa

December 24 - December 24 - Tulsa Port of Catoosa's low water wharf continued to be busy in November 2015, with project cargo being loaded and unloaded by Fagioli and Barnhart Crane and Rigging.
Views: 912
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Star Shipping shines in valve move

December 23 - December 23 - Pakistan based Star Shipping has coordinated the transport of valve body casings, each weighing 58 tonnes, from Karachi to Muzaffarabad by road.
Views: 951
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AAL heads to Port Hedland

December 23 - December 23 - AAL has loaded a 410-tonne air cooled condenser (ACC) unit on board its vessel AAL Nanjing in Changsu, China destined for Australia's Port Hedland.
Views: 1004
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Cosco adds MPV duo

December 23 - December 23 - Cosco Shipping has taken delivery of two newbuild 36,000 dwt multipurpose heavy lift vessels - Tian Fu and Tian Lu.
Views: 1005
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Dan Czech on the double

December 22 - December 22 - Dan Czech Special Transport has coordinated the delivery of two 93-tonne tanks from Košice, Slovakia to Munkebo in Denmark via the ports of Bratislava and Rotterdam.
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Erhardt in US transformation

December 22 - December 22 - Erhardt Proyectos has coordinated the delivery of a 255-tonne ABB transformer, as well as some additional breakbulk cargo, from Spain to the USA.
Views: 1304
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Flamar and OXL file for bankruptcy

December 22 - December 22 - The multipurpose project shipping sector ends the year on a sad note with the news that ships agency Flamar and heavy lift and multipurpose shipping line OXL have filed for bankruptcy at the commercial court in Bruges.
Views: 1436
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First of four for Chipolbrok

December 22 - December 22 - Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping (Chipolbrok) has taken delivery of the first in a series of four newbuild general cargo vessels - Chipolbrok Pacific - from Shanghai Shipyard.
Views: 1518
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Super six for Ekin

December 21 - December 21 - Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation has completed the delivery of six oversize components from Turkey to Azerbaijan.
Views: 1111
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ETS doubles up

December 21 - December 21 - Marine survey agency ETS was appointed to complete a marine warranty survey for a project cargo loading operation in Japan and discharge in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1932
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Breakbulk shipping improvement 'some way off'

December 21 - December 21 - According to global shipping consultancy Drewry, although demand growth is expected to recover next year after a very poor 2015, and supply growth is likely to be minimal, competition from other sectors will maintain pressure on the breakbul
Views: 1395
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Lander lands at TransAtlantic

December 21 - December 21 - Effective January 1, 2016, Magnus Lander will become managing director for TransAtlantic AB, replacing Heléne Mellquist.
Views: 910
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Realco lets it slide

December 21 - December 21 - Realco Logistics has shipped eight water slides from Chengdu, China to Subic Bay in the Philippines.
Views: 1071
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New projects network launched

December 18 - December 18 - A new project freight forwarder network - Project Freight Net (PFN) - has been launched.
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Bacon on top at Tacoma

December 18 - December 18 - The Port of Tacoma commissioners have named Connie Bacon to lead the 2016 commission.
Views: 542
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SAL: 'Toughen up' in 2016

December 18 - December 18 - Hamburg headquartered shipping line, SAL Heavy Lift, said 2015 turned out to be a tough year. Despite completing a raft of technical projects, the tumbling oil price led to a steep downturn in the global offshore industry.
Views: 1809
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M-Star on the double

December 18 - December 18 - M-Star Freight Services recently completed a pair of project moves from multiple points of origin to Russia.
Views: 2002
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What next for US crude?

December 18 - December 18 - With US Congress nearing a deal to end its longstanding crude oil export ban, HLPFI considers the impact this will have on the languishing sector.
Views: 2068
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Cargolux begins pilot recruitment

December 18 - December 18 - Following the adoption of a new collective work agreement (CWA), Cargolux Airlines has begun the hiring and training process for 100 new pilots in Luxembourg.
Views: 1290
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AAPA welcomes US port funds

December 18 - December 18 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has noted that there are significant funds inked to enhance US port infrastructure in the US House-Senate conference agreement for the fiscal 2016 omnibus appropriations bill.
Views: 1122
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SCPA sees 'moderate' growth

December 18 - December 18 - The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has seen a 13 percent year-on-year rise in non-containerised cargo volumes in the period covering July - November 2015.
Views: 778
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Volga-Dnepr in Antarctic airdrop

December 18 - December 18 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed its first ever airdrop by parachuting 208 barrels of fuel from one of its IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft onto a remote airfield in the Antarctic.
Views: 931
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Big lift for Aryamasir

December 18 - December 18 - Aryamasir International Transport has coordinated the transport of a 62-tonne crane from Akchalak, Uzbekistan to Dubai.
Views: 1380
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Doll lands Algerian deal

December 17 - December 17 - German trailer manufacturer Doll has secured a contract for the production of vehicles for Algerian state enterprise ENGOA (Entreprise Nationale des Grands Ouvrages d'Art).
Views: 952
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Water damage still a problem

December 17 - December 17 - According to the UK P&I Club's risk assessor David Nichol, members continue to experience high value cargo damage relating to the ingress of water into the cargo holds of vessels.
Views: 446
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Tradelossa on the boil

December 17 - December 17 - Tradelossa has transported an 850-tonne boiler from the Mexican Port of Altamira to a waiting barge, ready for shipment to the USA.
Views: 1028
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Six missing after tanker collision

December 17 - December 17 - Denmark headquartered Thorco Shipping confirmed that its multipurpose vessel, Thorco Cloud, sank following a collision with a Stolt Tanker vessel.
Views: 1043
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Aqualis finance chief moves on

December 17 - December 17 - Christian Opsahl has resigned as chief financial officer of energy consultancy firm Aqualis to pursue interests outside the company.
Views: 878
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Swire links China to Pacific

December 17 - December 17 - Effective January 1, 2016, Swire Shipping is enhancing its Bali Hai service from North Asia to the South Pacific.
Views: 1093
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Rhenus delivers supersized Christmas

December 17 - December 17 - Rhenus helped to cheer up the good folk of Bangor, Northern Ireland by planting a giant Christmas bauble in the town square.
Views: 846
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Record SPMT run for Mammoet

December 17 - December 17 - A recent transport project saw Mammoet move 16 heavy items over 247 km for the Egyptian Refinery Company - the longest route that the company has ever moved out of gauge cargoes by SPMT (self-propelled modular transporter).
Views: 878
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Westlink tracks mining move

December 17 - December 17 - Westlink Logistics has completed the initial shipment of 120 rail wagons out of a total consignment of 562 wagons from China to Pilbara, Western Australia for a large mining company.
Views: 1079
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JSL pipes up in Qatar

December 16 - December 16 - Recently appointed member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Qatar, JSL Global, has coordinated the shipment of oil and gas pipes from China to Doha.
Views: 2064
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Blue Water puts turbines to test

December 16 - December 16 - Blue Water Shipping has coordinated the transport of four wind turbines to the Danish turbine test centre in Osterild.
Views: 628
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The Freight Co boils over

December 16 - December 16 - The Freight Co has coordinated the transport of a boiler from its manufacturing plant in Thailand's Chachoengsao province to the Port of Sri Racha in Chonburi.
Views: 1472
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Cargolux agreement finally reached

December 16 - December 16 - Following repeated meetings over the last 24 hours, Cargolux says that an 'amicable agreement' has been achieved between all concerned parties on the new collective work agreement (CWA) for staff of the freighter airline.
Views: 1296
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Peel Ports in at Great Yarmouth

December 16 - December 16 - Peel Ports Group has completed the acquisition of Great Yarmouth Port Company Limited (GYPC) from International Port Holdings for an undisclosed sum.
Views: 894
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UHL strengthens network

December 16 - December 16 - Effective January 1, 2016, United Heavy Lift (UHL) has agreed a strategic and exclusive cooperation with Poland based EuroAfrica Shipping Lines (ESL).
Views: 1513
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Aaras handles vessel trio

December 15 - December 15 - Aaras Shipping Agencies has discharged around 75,520 tonnes of cargo from three breakbulk vessels at Pakistan's Port of Karachi.
Views: 1664
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Sohar steels Changbao deal

December 15 - December 15 - Sohar Port and Freezone has signed a lease agreement with Chinese steel manufacturer Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tube Company.
Views: 1502
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OIA opens in Milan

December 15 - December 15 - OIA Global has opened its first Italian branch office in Milan.
Views: 722
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Universal bridges gap in tandem lift

December 15 - December 15 - Universal Cranes has used a 450-tonne capacity Grove GMK7450 all-terrain crane and a 275-tonne capacity Manitowoc M-250T lattice boom truck crane to install a new bridge over Duck Creek in New South Wales, Australia.
Views: 1227
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MAC lines up mill project

December 15 - December 15 - MAC Logistic International Group has coordinated the shipment of a casting line for a steel mill in Brazil.
Views: 1162
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Gruber transforms Indonesia

December 15 - December 15 - Intertransport Gruber has coordinated the transport of two transformers and 58 wooden cases from Guangzhou in China to Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 1692
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McDermott inks Trinidad project

December 15 - December 15 - McDermott International was awarded a contract for the transport and installation of a 1,000-tonne deck and 1,600-tonne jacket for an upstream project offshore Trinidad, West Indies.
Views: 461
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Terex quartet heads down under

December 14 - December 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has strengthened its position in the Asia Pacific with the delivery of four mobile harbour cranes to the region.
Views: 1389
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ALE marks Kazakh milestone

December 14 - December 14 - ALE has completed the delivery of cargo for the third phase of the Atyrau Refinery expansion project in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1356
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M-Star shines in Russia

December 14 - December 14 - M-Star Freight Services has coordinated the transport of heavy and over-dimensional cargoes for a petrochemical plant in Russia.
Views: 1199
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ICS welcomes Paris agreement

December 14 - December 14 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the global shipping industry, has welcomed the Paris climate change agreement, which was adopted unanimously on December 12 by 195 nations.
Views: 1385
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Salalah ups cargo capacity

December 14 - December 14 - The Port of Salalah in Oman has officially opened a new deepwater general cargo and liquid bulk terminal, increasing its dry cargo handling capacity by 20 million tonnes.
Views: 948
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Clipper names Norborg

December 14 - December 14 - Effective April 1, 2016, Peter Norborg will become ceo of Clipper Group, with Frank G. Jensen continuing as chairman of the board of the company.
Views: 804
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Tote names Noone

December 14 - December 14 - Tote Maritime Alaska has appointed Michael Noone to replace John Parrott as the company's president, with effect from January 1, 2016.
Views: 1001
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Gold Star shines in mining move

December 14 - December 14 - Gold Star Consulting has completed the shipment of 139 units of mining equipment from factories in Estonia and Finland to St Petersburg, Russia.
Views: 1079
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AN-225 flies into Leipzig

December 14 - December 14 - An Antonov 225 freighter aircraft has loaded 185 tonnes of machinery destined for China at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany.
Views: 790
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Jaxport on cloud nine

December 14 - December 14 - Nine over-dimensional pressurised steel evaporator tanks have been moved through Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 1215
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AsstrA in shield shipment

December 11 - December 11 - AsstrA Heavy Lift has coordinated the transport of a tunnelling shield from France to Belarus for use in the construction of the Minsk Metro's third line.
Views: 1475
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Braemar SA names Constable

December 11 - December 11 - Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) has appointed Kevin Constable as its marine manager (Europe), ports and harbours.
Views: 1162
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Sustainable shipping partnership forged

December 11 - December 11 - Grieg Star subsidiary Grieg Green has joined forces with Dutch bank ABN Amro in an attempt to create a more sustainable shipping industry.
Views: 828
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Thorco adds another

December 11 - December 11 - Thorco Shipping has added the 12,580 dwt multipurpose vessel, Thorco Dagmar, to its fleet on a one-year time charter from SE Shipping.
Views: 961
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CEA bottles up

December 11 - December 11 - CEA Projects has completed the delivery, positioning and installation of heavy equipment for a new plastic bottle manufacturing plant in the Hlaing Tharyar district of Yangon, Myanmar.
Views: 1333
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Chinese tie-up approved

December 11 - December 11 - A statement on China's State Council website suggests that the merger between China Ocean Shipping Group (Cosco) and China Shipping Group (CSCL) has been approved.
Views: 1156
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Fitch cuts outlook for shipping

December 11 - December 11 - Credit ratings and research oufit, Fitch Ratings has revised its global shipping sector outlook for 2016 to negative from stable in 2015.
Views: 1376
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UTC hails Ex-Im bank renewal

December 11 - December 11 - UTC Overseas has expressed its thanks to industry colleagues, supporters and associates for their combined efforts in winning Congressional reauthorisation of the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).
Views: 1129
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Permit harmoniser to leave AASHTO

December 11 - December 11 - Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has reported that Chris Smith, senior programme manager for freight at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has accepted a new position as director
Views: 1077
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Schmidbauer super-heavy lifts

December 11 - December 11 - German heavy lift specialist Schmidbauer has been involved in the construction of the Butendiek Offshore Wind Park (OWP), located 34 miles offshore the German island of Sylt in the North Sea.
Views: 901
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Engineered Rigging unveils more

December 11 - December 11 - Engineered Rigging has presented its innovative pipe modular lift system (PMLS) at the Power-Gen conference in Las Vegas.
Views: 1096
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Steeling ahead at AV Dawson

December 10 - December 10 - AV Dawson is celebrating the first year of operation at its state-of-the-art automotive steel distribution centre in Middlesbrough, UK.
Views: 664
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Modulift names two

December 10 - December 10 - Modulift has two new distributors: Green Line Colombia in South America, and Saudi Dutest Industrial Company in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1269
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Cargolux CWA deal takes step backwards

December 10 - December 10 - Collective work agreement (CWA) talks between Cargolux management and the unions were cut short after LCGB backtracked on the principle agreement reached on December 1.
Views: 1253
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SafmarineMPV confirms ship sales

December 10 - December 10 - SafmarineMPV has confirmed that it has sold its existing fleet of five ships to Thorco Shipping.
Views: 1282
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Seajacks ship set for operation

December 10 - December 10 - Seajacks International, the offshore installation and maintenance contractor, has announced that its fifth self-propelled jack-up vessel, Seajacks Scylla, is set to enter service.
Views: 1539
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March up at WCA

December 10 - December 10 - Dan March has been appointed ceo of the WCA network of independent logistics companies.
Views: 1445
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ACS fires up in Iraq

December 10 - December 10 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has transported three fire trucks from Turkey to Iraq on two IL-76 freighter aircraft.
Views: 1201
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Terex lifts Christmas spirit

December 10 - December 10 - Crane service provider Blüggel has used a Terex Challenger 3180 all terrain crane to lift and position a 14 m high Christmas tree in Winterberg, Germany.
Views: 1171
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Lufthansa stands United

December 10 - December 10 - Lufthansa and United Airlines plan to increase their cargo cooperation on routes between the USA and Europe.
Views: 842
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Advice on container weighing

December 10 - December 10 - The World Shipping Council (WSC), the TT Club, the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA), and the Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) jointly released a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address issues arising
Views: 543
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EMS steps on the gas

December 9 - December 9 - EMS-Fehn-Group companies, EMS Chartering and EMS Log, have worked together to deliver the first of two shipments for a flue gas filter system from Germany to Dublin, Ireland.
Views: 772
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US approves highway bill and EXIM Bank

December 9 - December 9 - After lengthy debate, the US Senate approved a five-year USD305 billion highway bill and revived the charter of the US Export-Import Bank.
Views: 1230
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Collett adds Manoovr

December 9 - December 9 - UK based heavy haulier Collett Transport has invested in a new six-axle Nooteboom Manoovr semi low loader.
Views: 1149
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John Good reshuffles board

December 9 - December 9 - Effective January 1, 2016, Alan Platt will replace John Rutherford as chairman of UK based John Good Shipping, while Seamus Jennings will become managing director of the company.
Views: 909
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BBC goes to China

December 9 - December 9 - BBC Chartering has opened a new representative office in Beijing, China.
Views: 1358
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TII Group enters India

December 8 - December 8 - Germany's TII Group has entered the Indian market after acquiring domestic trailer manufacturer Tratec and establishing an Indian subsidiary - TII India PvT. Ltd.
Views: 1377
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AV Dawson picks Nettle

December 8 - December 8 - UK headquartered forwarder AV Dawson has appointed Charlie Nettle as its head of marketing and business development.
Views: 1336
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Adams joins ALE

December 8 - December 8 - ALE has appointed Darren Adams as the new director for its UK business.
Views: 1931
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New regional director at Cargolux

December 8 - December 8 - Jonathan Clark will join all-cargo airline Cargolux as its new regional director Africa, effective February 1, 2016.
Views: 904
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Swan takes on mega module

December 8 - December 8 - A 3,200-tonne accommodation module has been loaded on board Dockwise's heavy transport vessel Swan at Mammoet's heavy lift terminal in Schiedam, the Netherlands.
Views: 1167
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WWL ALS helps rescue stricken ship

December 7 - December 7 - The WWL ALS marine operations team has come to the assistance of a distressed vessel in the English Channel.
Views: 466
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OMA braves coup

December 7 - December 7 - OMA Group has coordinated the delivery of oversize brewing tanks and related equipment from Abidjan port in Cote D'Ivoire to Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkino Faso.
Views: 725
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Two more for Hansa Heavy Lift

December 7 - December 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift is continuing its global expansion programme with new offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), together with the appointment of a new commercial agent in Colombia.
Views: 1784
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Sarens praises Boom Booster

December 7 - December 7 - Sarens Group utilised its Terex CC 8800-1 to lift and install a 641-tonne distillation column on the US Gulf Coast.
Views: 950
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Hapag-Lloyd gets heavy

December 7 - December 7 - Hapag-Lloyd has delivered a large propeller on board its containership Antwerpen Express from Shanghai to Hamburg, where it loaded another 166-tonne propeller on the same vessel for shipment to South Korea.
Views: 1170
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AAL in Swire tie-up

December 7 - December 7 - Effective December 14, AAL is entering a space sharing agreement with Swire Shipping that aims to further strengthen its breakbulk liner service between Asia and the East Coast of Australia.
Views: 1329
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Globalink hits the target

December 4 - December 4 - Kazakhstan headquartered forwarder Globalink was recently contracted to move super-heavy high-pressure columns from Japan to Atyrau.
Views: 1406
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deugro extends with Siemens

December 4 - December 4 - deugro Danmark and Siemens Wind Power have agreed a long term contract for the transport of forthcoming offshore wind turbine projects, extending the strong cooperation the two companies have had for many years.
Views: 1538
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Baltimore signs WWL deal

December 4 - December 4 - The Port of Baltimore has agreed a 30-year contract with shipping and logistics giant Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), guaranteeing that the Scandinavian headquartered line will serve the port through until 2045.
Views: 722
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Bragg boosts rough terrain fleet

December 3 - December 3 - Bragg Crane Service added eight new Tadano GR-900XL cranes to its fleet, which will be used for major refinery developments, renewable energy projects and other plant maintenance projects.
Views: 752
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JAS moves O&G pair

December 3 - December 3 - Bremen headquartered JAS Projects has completed a pair of project shipments recently.
Views: 878
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Chapman Freeborn opens in Katowice

December 3 - December 3- Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has established a new office in Katowice, Poland, to meet increasing demand for its services.
Views: 1196
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Carisbrooke doubles up

December 3 - December 3 - Carisbrooke Shipping has appointed Heiko Hinrichs, formerly of Ocean 5, and Joschka Boeddeling, most recently of Jumbo Shipping, to its chartering desk.
Views: 1298
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Gate4EU rides into HK

December 3 - December 3 - Belgium headquartered Gate4EU, in cooperation with its subsidiary company Antramar, has coordinated the shipment of fairground rides for the Great European Carnival in Hong Kong.
Views: 999
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Silvasti's chimney delivery

December 3 - December 3 - Finland headquartered Silvasti Heavy coordinated the delivery of vent chimneys for a road tunnel currently under construction in Tampere.
Views: 634
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Daco brings the blades

December 2 - December 2 - Heavy transportation specialist Daco Heavy Lift de Centroamerica has recently completed wind farm projects in Panamá, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and in its domestic market of Guatemala.
Views: 1264
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BWS creates bespoke solution

December 2 - December 2 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has played a key role in the transportation of wind turbine foundations for the Gemini Offshore Wind Park, which is under construction 85 km north of Groningen offshore the Netherlands.
Views: 1013
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ALE seals Baku deal

December 2 - December 2 - ALE has been awarded a major contract in Azerbaijan for the transportation of oversize and overweight components for the SOCAR fertilisation project.
Views: 1247
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Cargolux makes deal with unions

December 2 - December 2 - Cargolux has announced that a major breakthrough has been reached between the all-cargo carrier and two of the unions representing its crews - OGBL and LCGB - possibly ending a 15-month-long dispute that appeared to be headed toward a strike.
Views: 955
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Gebrüder Weiss debuts in Sin city

December 2 - December 2 - Gebrüder Weiss has opened a 10,000 sq m logistics terminal in Singapore that provides a broad range of warehousing and freight forwarding services and will act as a hub from cross border connections to neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia
Views: 803
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Lufthansa and ANA expand agreement

December 2 - December 2 - One year after its original launch, Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways Cargo (ANA) are expanding their network joint venture between Europe and Japan by adding Fukuoka and Sapporo as destinations.
Views: 1479
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BWS completes Eurotunnel move

December 1 - December 1 - Blue Water Shipping (BWS) was involved with the transportation of 38 rail wagons, which formed part of a cement train used during the construction of the Crossrail project in London.
Views: 841
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WWL to go weekly to US west coast

December 1 - December 1 - Effective January 2016, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) will increase the frequency and capacity of its transatlantic service, to offer a regular, weekly service from key ports in Europe to the US west coast.
Views: 1278
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Metro Ports seeks US Gulf growth

December 1 - December 1 - Brent Mahana has been named Metro Ports vice president - business development, with a special emphasis on growth in the US Gulf region.
Views: 1009
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BNSFL duo combine in refinery move

December 1 - December 1 - BNSF Logistics Toronto and BNSFL's Global Project Center in Houston have coordinated the transport of multiple over-dimensional cargoes, which had arrived at the Port of Houston from China, to Beaumont, Texas.
Views: 981
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Carrara ups project cargo capacity

December 1 - December 1 - Porto di Carrara is continuing to invest in Terex Port Solutions (TPS) products as it improves its capabilities to handle project cargoes.
Views: 750

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