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Buss to close Hamburg terminal

January 29 - January 29 - Buss Port Logistics is to cease operation of its Buss Hansa Terminal (BHT) in Hamburg at the end of 2016.
Views: 1429
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Pacific Forum in Polynesian merger

January 29 - January 29 - Polynesian Shipping Line (PSL), which is owned by Neptune Pacific Line, has concluded an agreement to merge with Pacific Forum Line (PFL) with effect from January 31, 2016.
Views: 1584
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CMA CGM inks Iranian deal

January 29 - January 29 - According to reports in the international media, France's CMA CGM has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL).
Views: 1277
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PCN members power ahead

January 29 - January 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in the Netherlands, Ryano Logistics, has coordinated a shipment of power plant equipment to Zambia; while PCN member in Pakistan, Aaras Shipping Agencies, has discharged various project cargoes from t
Views: 2255
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Grove goes to GMVykon

January 29 - January 29 - Mexico based equipment rental specialist GMVykon has taken delivery of a 400-tonne capacity Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane, which will be used to support the maintenance of oil and steel production facilities in the country.
Views: 1393
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Indiana-Jeffersonville steels ahead

January 29 - January 29 - The Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville handled 16 percent more cargo in 2015 compared with the previous year, driven mostly by large volumes of steel and agriculture products.
Views: 807
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DP World chief retires

January 28 - January 28 - Mohammed Sharaf has retired as DP World's group ceo to pursue other opportunities.
Views: 493
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Mammoet heats up in Caribbean

January 28 - January 28 - Mammoet has begun working on the construction of the Punta Catalina thermal electric power plant on the southwest side of the Dominican Republic.
Views: 1140
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Qatar adds three to network

January 28 - January 28 - Effective Mach 2016, Qatar Airways Cargo will launch three new freighter routes to Budapest, Prague and Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 1079
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Incotec delivers to Tianwan

January 28 - January 28 - Incotec Cargo has coordinated the shipment of 16 items of equipment, including a 323-tonne reactor vessel, from Russia to China on board the SAL Heavy Lift vessel Trina.
Views: 1478
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Terex gets another offer

January 27 - January 27 - Terex Corporation has received an unsolicited, non-binding acquisition proposal from Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology to acquire all of its outstanding shares, in what seems like an attempt to override the existing deal between
Views: 1318
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NaviSite selected for ESDAL

January 27 - January 27 - Engineering solutions provider Costain has selected NaviSite hybrid cloud hosting services to support the roll-out of its complex Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads (ESDAL) application for Highways England in the UK.
Views: 1221
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Volga-Dnepr appoints three

January 27 - January 27 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has appointed Axel Kaldschmidt as global director, aerospace industry; Fayçal Boumerkhoufa as global director, oil and gas industry; and Colon Miller as global director, humanitarian, government and defence programmes.
Views: 1018
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All eyes on Orlando

January 27 - January 27 - Port Tampa Bay has received two huge shipments of heavy equipment from Chile and Peru, which are to be sold at the Ritchie Bros auction in Orlando, Florida from February 15-19.
Views: 970
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Things heat up at BigLift

January 26 - January 26 - BigLift Shipping's vessel Happy Buccaneer has transported a 1,200-tonne continuous ship unloader (CSU) from Taiwan to Japan, and installed it at the Haramchi thermal electric power station.
Views: 1346
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Cold call for Kässbohrer

January 26 - January 26 - Reiser Schwertransport has used a Kässbohrer K.SLH 8 trailer to move a 60-tonne transformer frame from Nordhausen to Duisburg port in Germany.
Views: 883
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Haropa to build on solid 2015

January 26 - January 26 - Haropa, the French group of ports including Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, reported a 2.4 percent year-on-year increase in overall tonnage during 2015 at 91.4 million tonnes.
Views: 792
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Teamlifting assists rotor repair

January 26 - January 26 - Teamlifting has coordinated the replacement of a 49.9-tonne rotor at the Qurayyah power plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1051
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Iowa asks for axle limit raise

January 26 - January 26 - The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is asking state legislature to increase permitted tandem axle weight to 46,000 lbs (20.8 tonnes), up from 40,000 lbs (18.1 tonnes), informs the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA).
Views: 1131
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Straightpoint names Chandran

January 26 - January 26 - Straightpoint has appointed Sarath Chandran as project engineer, to join a team led by design engineer Roshan Divakaran.
Views: 912
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DP World looks to Rwanda

January 25 - January 25 - DP World has been granted a 25-year concession to develop and operate a new logistics centre in Kigali, Rwanda.
Views: 1485
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Thorco takes on Dragon

January 25 - January 25 - Thorco Shipping has added the 12,580 dwt multipurpose vessel Thorco Dragon to its fleet on a one-year time charter from SE Shipping.
Views: 894
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European shuffle for DB Schenker

January 25 - January 25 - DB Schenker has reorganised its European business and merged its four management regions into one.
Views: 1324
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Delmas brand to disappear

January 25 - January 25 - Effective March 1, 2016, CMA CGM will scrap the Delmas name and unify all its maritime activities to and from Africa under its own brand.
Views: 983
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Faymonville takes another to America

January 25 - January 25 - Faymonville has launched its TeleMAX - a flatdeck semi-trailer extendable to a maximum length of 210 ft (64 m) - for the North American market.
Views: 1180
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ZPMC - Red Box gets Audax

January 25 - January 25 - ZPMC - Red Box Energy Services has taken delivery of Audax, one of two 25,000 dwt PC-3 module carriers that the company is having built in China.
Views: 2132
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Blue Water ceo steps down

January 22 - January 22 - Kim Hedegaard Sørensen has stepped down as ceo and managing director of Blue Water Shipping, with chairman and founder of the company, Kurt Skov, taking on the role temporarily.
Views: 655
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RiverOak targets Manston reopening

January 22 - January 22 - The UK's National Infrastructure Planning inspectorate has received an application from RiverOak Investment Corporation to reopen Manston Airport in Kent.
Views: 1327
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SDV becomes Bolloré

January 22 - January 22 - SDV has rebranded itself as Bolloré Logistics, confirming the commitment of its parent company, the Bolloré Group, to the transport and logistics sector.
Views: 439
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MEPL takes on two

January 22 - January 22 - Middle East Project Logistics (MEPL) has handled two challenging project moves from Turkey to Pakistan and China to Oman.
Views: 1312
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Kita overcomes obstacles in Iraq

January 22 - January 22 - Kita Logistics, a member of The Heavy Lift Group (THLG), has transported over 3,000 trailer loads of cargo from Turkey to Iraq for two cement plant developments.
Views: 1319
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DSV completes UTi acquisition

January 22 - January 22 - DSV's acquisition of UTi Worldwide has now been completed with the approval of UTi shareholders and competition authorities.
Views: 1154
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NileDutch links USA to Africa

January 22 - January 22 - NileDutch is introducing a new service linking the east coast of the USA with West Africa and Europe.
Views: 1081
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Transdata goes big in Brazil

January 22 - January 22 - Transdata Movimentação de Cargas Complexas has unloaded two FPSO (floating, production, storage and offloading) modules in Brazil.
Views: 1318
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Seaport alliance sees breakbulk slide

January 22 - January 22 - Although the Northwest Seaport Alliance handled more than 3.5 million teu in 2015, a 4 percent year-on-year increase, its breakbulk cargo volumes fell by almost 8 percent.
Views: 1263
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Record year at Sohar

January 22 - January 22 - Breakbulk cargo volumes at Sohar Port and Freezone rose 46 percent in 2015 compared with the previous year.
Views: 1033
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Mullard joins Straightpoint

January 21 - January 21 - UK based load cell manufacturer Straightpoint has appointed Dave Mullard as its business development manager.
Views: 1352
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Goldhofer delivers to Chappell's

January 21 - January 21 - UK transport company Chappell's of Stubbington has acquired its first Goldhofer vehicle: a five-axle MPA semi-trailer with a permissible axle load of 12 tonnes at 80 km/h or 15.6 tonnes at 20 km/h.
Views: 699
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ARRC goes to South Carolina

January 21 - January 21 - Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) has added a new regular call at the Port of Charleston's Columbus Street Terminal.
Views: 964
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ALE wraps up Ichthys project

January 21 - January 21 - ALE has completed the final module load-out in Thailand for the Ichthys LNG project's onshore facilities.
Views: 909
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Stex adds TeleMAX trio

January 21 - January 21 - French haulage company Transports Stex has invested in three new TeleMAX flatbed semi-trailers from Faymonville for use in the delivery of wind turbine blades.
Views: 479
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Hansa ups offshore expertise

January 21 - January 21 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Mark Preece as its new senior advisor to help the company grow its presence in the global offshore industry.
Views: 1405
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Iranian JV launched

January 21 - January 21 - Following the easing of trade sanctions imposed on Iran, UK based Seafast Logistics and Iranian logistics provider Seven Seas Tehran have partnered up to create the joint venture, Iran Shipping & Logistics Limited (ISLL).
Views: 1324
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Tradelossa on the double

January 20 - January 20 - Tradelossa has completed the transport of a second boiler within the Mexican Port of Altamira and onto a barge for shipment to the USA.
Views: 883
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New leadership at USA Truck

January 20 - January 20 - Arkansas headquartered USA Truck has appointed John Rogers as president and chief executive officer effective January 14, 2016.
Views: 1175
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Hevold transforms Norway

January 20 - January 20 - Hevold Shipping has coordinated the shipment of a 101-tonne transformer to a Norwegian fjord for final delivery to a remote power station.
Views: 1761
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Blue Water in Houston pipe flight

January 20 - January 20 - Blue Water Shipping has transported a 26 m long flexible pipe by air from Denmark to the USA for OneSubsea.
Views: 1057
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Cargolux China approved

January 20 - January 20 - The Cargolux board of directors has approved an investment of USD77 million for Cargolux China - a new joint venture Chinese cargo airline based in Zhengzhou.
Views: 1426
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Wagenborg moves eight more

January 20 - January 20 - Wagenborg has transported eight platform sections from Salzbergen to Bremen, Germany destined for the Nord See One offshore wind farm, located approximately 40 km north of Juist island.
Views: 1046
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Mammoet unveils TPA concept

January 20 - January 20 - Mammoet and Scheuerle have started the development of a new heavy transport solution - Trailer Power Assist (TPA) - which they say increases efficiency and safety whilst significantly lowering the carbon footprint.
Views: 1012
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Atlas Air inks Southern deal

January 20 - January 20 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the privately-held intercontinental and domestic air cargo services provider Southern Air Holdings in a USD110 million deal.
Views: 1035
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WWL buys out South African JV

January 19 - January 19 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has entered into an agreement with partner company Groupe CAT to acquire its 50 percent share in the two parties' CAT-WWL joint venture network of ten vehicle-processing facilities in South Africa.
Views: 856
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GALA tackles pipe project

January 19 - January 19 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) - part of the EMS-Fehn-Group - has completed the delivery of 8,000 tonnes of coated pipes from Albania to Kosovo.
Views: 956
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Mammoet lights the way

January 19 - January 19 - Mammoet has begun using a new safety-enhancing lighting system on its self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 813
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Capacity up at Kakinada Port

January 19 - January 19 - The Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) has been granted a lease for its proposed USD66.5 million Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) at Kakinada Port, India.
Views: 812
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Volga-Dnepr seeks life on Mars

January 19 - January 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated three AN-124-100 cargo flights for Bollore Logistics, carrying equipment and materials for the ExoMars space exploration programme that aims to discover any traces of life on Mars.
Views: 968
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Index suggests growth, but volatility

January 19 - January 19 - According to the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, supply chain executives expect an uptick in emerging markets growth in 2016, despite concerns about China and the fluctuating oil price.
Views: 2118
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Coordinadora in Sadara move

January 19 - January 19 - Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has coordinated the shipment of five heavy units from South Korea to Saudi Arabia for the Sadara project.
Views: 1573
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Liebherr bundles maritime work in Rostock

January 19 - January 19 - Liebherr has centralised the design, sales and customer service for its mobile harbour cranes, reachstackers, ship cranes and offshore cranes at its maritime production site in Rostock, Germany.
Views: 950
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ALE widens trailer range

January 19 - January 19 - ALE has worked together with trailer manufacturer Goldhofer to develop a new range of widening trailers that can be mechanically widened from 3 m up to the desired width for a certain project.
Views: 851
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Kuntz back at SAL

January 18 - January 18 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed Jürgen Kuntz as the new head of its Asia desk in Hamburg.
Views: 1783
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BBC wins TOYO contract

January 18 - January 18 - BBC Chartering has been awarded a strategic volume contract by TOYO Engineering Corporation (Japan), which will see the carrier deliver over 400,000 freight tonnes of project cargo for four major projects during 2016 and 2017.
Views: 800
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MAC makes rotor move

January 18 - January 18 - MAC Logistic International Group has coordinated the shipment of a 64-tonne rotor from China to Brazil.
Views: 1023
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High five for Aryamasir

January 18 - January 18 - Aryamasir International Transport has coordinated the movement of oversize cargo from southern Iran to an oil and gas site in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 1232
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PCN duo team up

January 18 - January 18 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, Fortune International Transport, and fellow PCN member in Oman, Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS), have worked together to ship a large asphalt mixing plant from Italy to Oman.
Views: 1468
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Antwerp celebrates record year

January 18 - January 18 - The port of Antwerp handled 208,423,920 tonnes of freight in 2015 - the first time in the gateway's history that it has seen volumes of over 200 million tonnes per year.
Views: 668
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MacGregor to give six a lift

January 18 - January 18 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new contract to deliver 12 heavy lift cranes, each with a 450-tonne capacity, to six Ecolift F900 vessels being built at two Chinese shipyards - Hudong and Huangpu Wenchong.
Views: 1313
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Algeria calls for Van der Vlist

January 18 - January 18 - Van der Vlist has shipped 2,400 tonnes of construction equipment from Belgium to Algeria.
Views: 861
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Roll-Lift in gantry buy

January 15 - January 15 - Roll-Lift USA has taken delivery of a new SBL900 gantry system from Enerpac.
Views: 1091
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Höegh inks Caribbean deal

January 15 - January 15 - Höegh Autoliners has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Sola family - owners of SC Line and Fast Terminal International - to strengthen ro-ro and breakbulk services between the USA, Caribbean, Mexico, Panama and Venezuela.
Views: 684
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Charleston project advances

January 15 - January 15 - South Carolina's Charleston Harbor deepening project has been recommended to Congress for authorisation, informing the US government that the project requirements have been fulfilled.
Views: 405
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Ro-ro up at Rotterdam

January 15 - January 15 - Ro-ro traffic at the Port of Rotterdam increased 10.1 percent year-on-year in 2015 to 20 million tonnes.
Views: 1131
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SRT TS upgrades website

January 15 - January 15 - SRT Transportation Solutions (SRT TS) has revealed its new website, which highlights the project transport and logistics management divisions of the company.
Views: 528
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MOL fires up

January 15 - January 15 - Mistsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has shipped seven fire engines to Paraguay from Japan.
Views: 923
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UTi-DSV merger edges closer

January 15 - January 15 - UTi Worldwide's shareholders have overwhelmingly voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement for the acquisition of the company by Danish transport and logistics outfit DSV.
Views: 1328
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Sarens raises roof with Terex

January 14 - January 14 - Sarens has used a Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane to install a steel roof frame on the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium, which is under construction in Décines-Charpieu, France.
Views: 1202
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Indiana urged to build fourth port

January 14 - January 14 - Governor Mike Pence has called on the Ports of Indiana to "vigorously explore" building the state's fourth port in southeastern Indiana.
Views: 1293
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BigRoll Bering launched

January 14 - January 14 - The second of four MC Class vessels under construction for BigRoll Shipping - BigRoll Bering - has been launched at China's Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 1091
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NYK puts trust in Rotterdam

January 14 - January 14 - NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBPC) has decided to use the Port of Rotterdam as its 'port of call' for loading and unloading breakbulk cargo on its Europe-Far East service.
Views: 1500
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Almajdouie overcomes canals

January 14 - January 14 - Almajdouie Logistics Company was contracted to transport 34 heavy and oversize units over 140 km by road from Jazan Port to Jazan Economic City in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1317
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Hanssy appoints Vinia

January 14 - January 14 - Vinia has been appointed by Hanssy Shipping as its exclusive commercial agent for Spain and Portugal.
Views: 1337
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Transimex delivers dam project

January 14 - January 14 - Transimex has coordinated project logistics operations for the Memve'ele hydroelectric power project in Cameroon.
Views: 1119
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UTC sets three-state record

January 13 - January 13 - UTC Overseas executed a record-breaking project shipment, delivering a huge phase-shifting transformer (PST) from China to Utah in the USA. In the process UTC set records for the heaviest over-road permits issued in the states of Utah, Arizon
Views: 1623
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Modulift goes Forth

January 13 - January 13 - A Modulift spreader beam was utilised by Rope and Sling Specialists, on behalf of client Amey, to lift a truck-mounted access platform during maintenance on the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.
Views: 781
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LR reveals MPV design

January 13 - January 13 - Lloyd's Register has worked with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS) to develop a dual-fuelled multipurpose vessel (MPV) design.
Views: 760
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Coordinadora begins Jazan move

January 13 - January 13 - Coordinadora has completed the first heavy lift shipments for the Jazan Refinery and Terminal project in Saudi Arabia, which included the transport of four oversize reactors.
Views: 1192
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Higgins joins Crane Worldwide

January 13 - January 13 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Paul Higgins to lead the company's Global Specialised Services (GSS) division in Latin America.
Views: 1850
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AGL propels forward

January 12 - January 12 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a number of vessel propellers from Jebel Ali in the UAE to Wismar, Germany.
Views: 1368
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Tai Wah gets Goldhofer

January 12 - Janaury 12 - The first MPA-K semitrailer from Goldhofer has been delivered to Hong Kong based Tai Wah Sea & Land Heavy Transportation.
Views: 786
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Quality Freight unloads success

January 12 - Janaury 12 - Quality Freight UK has overseen the movement of two massive Vigan ship unloader units from Tilbury Power Station to Canada Dock in Liverpool.
Views: 997
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Braid turns up the heat

January 12 - January 12 - Braid Projects has transported 18 heat recovery steam generators (HRSG) from South Korea to the USA.
Views: 1445
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Super six for WLC

January 11 - January 11 - World Logistics Consulting (WLC) has coordinated the delivery of six fuel cell energy modules from Danbury, Connecticut to South Korea.
Views: 1419
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Mumbai training deadline looms

January 11 - January 11 - Registrations officially close on January 26 for the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course, which is being held in Mumbai from February 1-2, 2016.
Views: 787
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Collett bridges Hoobrook gap

January 11 - January 11 - Collett Transport has delivered six steel bridge sections to Kidderminster for the Hoobrook Link Road project in the UK.
Views: 1064
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London calling for BBC

January 11 - January 11 - BBC Chartering has opened a new office in London, UK.
Views: 1247
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Hapag chief to lead Canaveral

January 11 - January 11 - Canaveral Port Authority commissioners have selected current president and ceo of Hapag-Lloyd USA, Captain John W. Murray, to serve as the next ceo of Port Canaveral.
Views: 633
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ABL in Dissaco takeover

January 11 - January 11 - ABL has acquired the Antwerp based freight forwarding company Dissaco.
Views: 1693
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Martin Bencher on the move

January 11 - January 11 - Danish shipping and forwarding group Martin Bencher has relocated its head office into the newly constructed Havnecenter (port centre) in Aarhus, Denmark.
Views: 839
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Polar settles in USA

January 8 - January 8 - Polar Air Cargo has confirmed that along with Polar Air Cargo Worldwide and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings it has entered into a settlement agreement in an antitrust class action lawsuit in the USA.
Views: 798
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Danbor extends wind portfolio

January 8 - January 8 - NorSea Group subsidiary Danbor has established a Wind Centre of Excellence, which will be headed up by newly-appointed managing director Morten Basse.
Views: 1557
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Dijk joins Broekman

January 8 - January 8 - Rob van Dijk has been appointed general manager of Broekman Breakbulk Terminals (Distriport).
Views: 1320
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RHI takes Haisheng stake

January 8 - January 8 - Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industry (RHI) has revealed plans to acquire a 34.99 percent share in Hunan Haisheng Heavy Industry from two separate shareholders.
Views: 1141
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Jones steams into Röhlig

January 8 - January 8 - Röhlig Logistics has appointed Richard Jones as senior logistics advisor, to assist the German company in the development of its global multimodal services and project logistics activities.
Views: 1495
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Drewry: Container lines brace for losses in 2016

January 8 - January 8 - The container shipping industry should brace for losses in 2016, according to the latest Container Forecaster report released by global shipping consultancy Drewry, which will have a negative knock-on effect on the heavy lift and multipurpose
Views: 2050
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FLS rushes column to Iraq

January 7 - January 7 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the shipment of a crude oil distillation column from the UAE to Iraq.
Views: 1132
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AGL takes on two

January 7 - January 7 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has shipped 16 fire engines from Italy to Mongolia; and delivered 2,000 freight tonnes of graders from Germany to Bangladesh.
Views: 1282
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LV lugs long load

January 7 - January 7 - LV Shipping has coordinated the transport of one of the world's longest wind turbine blades from the USA to the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult's test facility in Blyth, UK.
Views: 970
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Hansa breaks the ice

January 7 - January 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift (HHL) recently completed two safe voyages along the western boundary of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a 365-tonne heat exchanger from Fairless Hills, USA, and power generation equipment from Italy to Sabetta, Russia.
Views: 1413
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Thorco opens in Spain

January 7 - January 7 - Thorco Shipping has opened a new office near the centre of Madrid in Spain.
Views: 926
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CEA moves bottle plant

January 7 - January 7 - CEA Projects has completed the movement of an over-dimensional bottle washer in Myanmar.
Views: 834
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'Volatile' outlook for shipping

January 6 - January 6 - International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens expects the shipping industry to remain volatile and indispensable in 2016.
Views: 883
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McClellan up at Crowley

January 6 - January 6 - Kerri McClellan has been promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel for Crowley Maritime Corporation.
Views: 921
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Nose-loader arrives in Qatar

January 6 - January 6 - Qatar Airways Cargo has received its first Boeing 747 nose-loading freighter.
Views: 904
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Orion ships crane duo

January 6 - January 6 - Orion Specialized Logistics Management (SLM) has shipped two cranes from Tampico in Mexico to Kingston, Jamaica.
Views: 1260
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Red Arrow reels forward

January 6 - January 6 - Red Arrow Logistics has coordinated the transport of seven oversize steel reels from Hartselle, Alabama to Richmond, California.
Views: 1188
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Wagenborg begins dredger drag

January 6 - January 6 - Wagenborg has been contracted to transport the Damen cutter suction dredger, Mangystau, from Nijkerk in the Netherlands to Bautino, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1116
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ABS updates lifting guide

January 5 - January 5 - ABS has published a new edition of the ABS Guide for Certification of Lifting Appliances that includes the construction and operation of modern lifting appliances.
Views: 844
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JAS steps on the gas

January 5 - January 5 - JAS Projects - Oil and Gas has coordinated two heavy lift shipments from Hazira Port, India to Saudi Arabia's Duba Port for a gas processing project.
Views: 1325
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Steder powers through Ethiopia

January 5 - January 5 - Steder Group was awarded a contract to move nine transformers from the Port of Djibouti to the substation connected to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project site.
Views: 753
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Manitowoc names cranes chief

January 5 - January 5 - The Manitowoc Company has appointed Barry L. Pennypacker as president and ceo of Manitowoc Cranes.
Views: 1154
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POGL rolls into Texas

January 5 - January 5 - Pacific Ocean Group Ltd (POGL) is continuing to deliver oversize cargo to Formosa Plastic Corporation's new manufacturing facility in Point Comfort, Texas.
Views: 1136
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Khimji Ramdas goes sour

January 5 - January 5 - Khimji Ramdas Projects & Logistics Group has completed the delivery of cargo for the Rabab Harweel sour oil and gas project site in Oman.
Views: 1254
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Rhenus moves tank trio

January 5 - January 5 - Rhenus Logistics has coordinated the transport of three oversize tanks from the Port of Saint-Nazaire to the Port of Corbeil-Essonnes in France.
Views: 1374
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Sennebogen sends to Shoreham

January 4 - January 4 - Shoreham Port has taken delivery of a Sennebogen 880 M bespoke port material handler.
Views: 993
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AGL racks it up

January 4 - January 4 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has coordinated the transport of a large number of oversize cargoes to Malaysia's Port Klang, using flatrack containers.
Views: 1189
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GAC shuffles management

January 4 - January 4 - GAC has begun 2016 with the appointment of four new managers to the group.
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Uganda bridge rises with Emirates

January 4 - January 4 - Emirates SkyCargo has flown heavy and oversize equipment and machinery for a new bridge over the Nile River from Japan to Uganda.
Views: 838
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ACS offices flying high

January 4 - January 4 - Air Charter Service's (ACS) offices in Dubai, UAE and Los Angeles, USA are set to achieve record 2015 financial years.
Views: 937
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WWPC duo join forces

January 4 - January 4 - French company, B & B International, is working with Chile's Tecniproject to deliver equipment for a cableway project in Oruro, Bolivia.
Views: 794
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Felbermayr climbs Carpathians

January 4 - January 4 - Felbermayr has transported five wind turbines from the Black Sea port of Constanta to the Carpathian Mountains in northwestern Romania.
Views: 1228

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