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Vanguard rides to the DRC

March 31 - March 31 - South Africa headquartered Vanguard has successfully transported 15 transformers from Namibia to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), utilising its fleet of prime movers and heavy-duty modular trailers.
Views: 1155
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Cargo begins arriving at RAPID

March 31 - March 31 - Three steam cracking modules have been delivered to the material offloading facility (MOLF) in Tanjung Setapa, Johor for Petronas' Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Malaysia.
Views: 1321
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R&B finds a quicker way

March 31 - March 31 - R&B Global Projects has arranged the chartering of a Thorco Shipping vessel to deliver an urgent consignment of factory equipment from Houston, USA to the Netherlands.
Views: 1045
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Lockheed lands first airship sale

March 31 - March 31 - Straightline Aviation (SLA) has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin hybrid airships with a potential value of approximately USD480 million.
Views: 901
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Mammoet inks P-76 contract

March 31 - March 31 - Mammoet Brazil has signed a contract with the consortium Techint-Technip (CTTP76) for the lifting of 20 modules onto the hull of the Petrobas P-76 floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Views: 1716
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CMA CGM carries Calypso

March 31 - March 31 - CMA CGM's freight forwarding arm, CMA CGM LOG, has coordinated the transport of Jacques Cousteau's legendary oceanographic ship Calypso from France to Turkey.
Views: 1702
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Clasquin up at Steder

March 30 - March 30 - Roger Clasquin has been appointed managing director of Rotterdam based Steder Group.
Views: 1472
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'Satisfaction' for Atlas Air as Stones rock Havana

March 30 - March 30 - Atlas Air carried equipment to help The Rolling Stones perform a historic concert in Havana, Cuba, after a 15-year long ban on Western rock music was lifted in the country.
Views: 697
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Weiss-Röhlig opens in Dubai

March 30 - March 30 - Weiss-Röhlig has opened a new logistics facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai, UAE.
Views: 835
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Big tugs for Tork

March 30 - March 30 - Tork Industrial Logistics has transported six tugboats, each weighing over 800 tonnes, from a shipyard to a floating dock in Turkey.
Views: 991
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Lagasse takes Zeeland helm

March 29 - March 29 - Effective May 1, Zeeland Seaports has appointed Jan Lagasse as ceo of the Dutch gateway after two years in an interim role.
Views: 857
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Agility prepares for challenges

March 29 - March 29 - Agility recorded a net profit of KWD53 million (USD175 million) in the 2015 financial year, a 5 percent increase compared with 2014.
Views: 1379
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Dozen delivered to Schot

March 29 - March 29 - Dutch crane contractor Schot Verticaal Transport has ordered 12 new mobile cranes, ranging in lifting capacity from 60 to 400 tonnes.
Views: 841
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Volvo unveils new I-Shift

March 29 - March 29 - Volvo Trucks has launched a new member of the I-Shift prime mover series, which comes equipped with crawler gears added to the automated transmission, designed for trucks carrying heavy loads in demanding situations.
Views: 462
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Kenyan breeze blows for Bolloré

March 29 - March 29 - Bolloré Logistics has been awarded a contract by Vestas to provide project logistics services for the Lake Turkana wind power plant in Kenya.
Views: 808
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ALE scoops Karbala contract

March 29 - March 29 - ALE's branch in Iraq has been awarded a heavy lifting and transport contract for the Karbala refinery project in the Middle Eastern nation.
Views: 1303
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Freja makes for Oulu

March 29 - March 29 - Freja Transport & Logistics has shipped a 295-tonne transformer from the Port of Rotterdam to Oulu in Finland.
Views: 1251
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ABC flies high in February

March 24 - March 24 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 15 percent year-on-year growth in airfreight volumes in February, transporting over 37,000 tonnes across its global route network.
Views: 1183
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Volga-Dnepr aids Sakhalin-2

March 24 - March 24 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124 and IL-76 freighters were called into action to ensure the repair of a compressor at Russia's Sakhalin-2 natural gas liquefaction plant.
Views: 914
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ESTA to publish SPMT guide

March 24 - March 24 - The European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Cranes (ESTA) is to publish its long-awaited best practice guide for the use of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) at its meeting in Munich in April.
Views: 1215
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Year of growth for Cargolux

March 24 - March 24 - Cargolux Group reported a net profit after tax of USD49 million for 2015, up from USD3 million in 2014, while increasing freight tonne kilometres flown by 8.7 percent.
Views: 1376
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New low in shipping confidence

March 24 - March 24 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to a record low in the three months to February 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens.
Views: 1699
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Zoomlion ups Terex offer

March 24 - March 24 - Terex Corporation has received a revised non-binding proposal from Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology to acquire all of the company's outstanding shares for USD31 per share.
Views: 1204
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AAL adds Stewart call

March 24 - March 24 - AAL has added a call at Stewart World Port in British Columbia, Canada to its Pacific service.
Views: 1351
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Hansa Meyer shuffles management

March 24 - March 24 - Germany headquartered forwarder Hansa Meyer Global has named Georg Bödecker as its new chief operating officer.
Views: 1498
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Airlander readies for take-off

March 24 - March 24 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has completed the final assembly of its airship, Airlander 10.
Views: 576
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Hapag-Lloyd results on track

March 23 - March 23 - Hapag-Lloyd achieved a net profit of EUR114 million (USD127 million) in the 2015 financial year, compared with EUR -604 million (USD -674 million) in 2014.
Views: 1552
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2016: 'pivotal year' for offshore wind

March 23 - March 23 - Following a record year for the offshore wind industry, Douglas Westwood (DW) forecasts that there will be fewer capacity additions in 2016, but suggests that the level of projects entering construction and the diversity of locations expected t
Views: 1800
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Finnish transformation for Silvasti

March 23 - March 23 - Silvasti Heavy has transported a 138-tonne transformer from the Kalajoki substation to an expanded substation next to the Vajukoski hydropower plant in Sodankylä, Finland.
Views: 1136
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Rhenus in German takeover

March 23 - March 23 - The Rhenus Group has expanded its capacity in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia through the acquisition of Allgemeine Land und Seespedition (ALS).
Views: 1200
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Grove duo delivered

March 23 - March 23 - Austrian crane rental and specialised transportation company Telekrane Engl has taken delivery of a new Grove GMK3060 all-terrain crane.
Views: 1222
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EXG kicks into gear

March 23 - March 23 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the shipment of a 75-tonne gearbox to Mumbai port for shipment to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 1024
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Rotterdam names breakbulk manager

March 23 - March 23 - Danny Levenswaard has been appointed manager of the Port of Rotterdam Authority's breakbulk department, with effect from April 11, 2016.
Views: 1225
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XLP members on the move

March 22 - March 22 - XLProjects (XLP) network representative in Israel, Jacky Line, has completed the transport of ammunition for the Dutch defence ministry to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
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St. Lawrence Seaway opens early

March 22 - March 22 - The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System has opened for its 58th navigation season, two weeks ahead of schedule.
Views: 927
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Hansa Meyer sets up in USA

March 22 - March 22 - Hansa Meyer Global has established its own company in the USA - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging - which has already undertaken a number of specialised transportation projects.
Views: 1600
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Turkish delight for BussErk

March 22 - March 22 - Buss Port Logistics' joint venture company with Erkport Lojistik, BussErk, has secured a two-year contract with Gübretas Terminal in southern Turkey, which covers the handling of bulk, general and project cargoes.
Views: 1886
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ISS goes fourth in Mexico

March 22 - March 22 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has opened a new office in Veracruz, Mexico - its fourth in the country.
Views: 960
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Shipping duo fined for false records

March 22 - March 22 - Farrell Lines and Damco have paid USD3.65 million to the USA in civil penalties regarding their failure to comply with certain terms of a contract with the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).
Views: 1083
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Adriatic gets Algerian link

March 22 - March 22 - According to the Port of Koper in Slovenia, CNAN MED has begun a new service connecting Algeria with Adriatic ports.
Views: 1575
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Germany gets new axle pressure gauge rules

March 21 - March 21 - Effective from January 2016 in Germany, it is now compulsory for vehicles transporting abnormal loads to be equipped with a gauge that measures axle pressure if the vehicle has air or hydro-pneumatic suspension.
Views: 1174
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Dutch ports appeal new tax rule

March 21 - March 21 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority, Amsterdam Port Authority, Groningen Seaports, Moerdijk Port Authority, Port of Den Helder and Zeeland Seaports are appealing against the European Commission's decision, which states that Dutch seaports must pay
Views: 1223
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Allcargo reveals logistics hub plans

March 21 - March 21 - Allcargo Logistics has unveiled plans to establish a logistics park in the Jhajjar district of Haryana, India.
Views: 932
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Poland gets road network upgrade

March 21 - March 21 - The European Commission has approved ten TEN-T major projects worth EUR3.3 billion (USD3.7 billion) for the construction of approximately 330 km of new roads in Poland.
Views: 1205
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The Heavies celebrates success

March 21 - March 21 - The Heavies 2016 award ceremony, which took place on March 18 at Bruntingthorpe Airfield and Proving Ground in the UK, managed to raise over GBP8,000 (USD11,500) for international charity Transaid.
Views: 1245
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Shipping losses continue to decline

March 21 - March 21 - According to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty's (AGCS) Safety and Shipping Review 2016, shipping losses continued their long-term downward trend in 2015, with 85 total losses reported worldwide last year.
Views: 1414
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High five for WCA projects

March 18 - March 18 - Five project moves have been executed recently by six members of the WCA Projects network.
Views: 1178
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Heavy work for PCN duo

March 18 - March 18 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Germany, Intertransport Gruber has completed the shipment of a number of crates from Taiwan to Germany.
Views: 1323
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Paul up at GAC

March 18 - March 18 - GAC has appointed John Paul as its group freight purchasing manager, responsible for both sea and air business.
Views: 1178
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Mixed results for NWSA

March 18 - March 18 - Container volumes through the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) jumped 21 percent year-on-year in February, while breakbulk volumes declined 40 percent compared with the same period in 2015.
Views: 870
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Modest increases for SCPA

March 18 - March 18 - South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 66,619 tonnes of non-containerised cargo at Charleston in February, with total fiscal year-to-date breakbulk volumes almost 31 percent ahead of plan.
Views: 392
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Libraries set sail with MOL

March 18 - March 18 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will assist the South Africa Primary Education Support Initiative (Sapesi-Japan) with the shipment of seven mobile library vehicles from Japan to South Africa.
Views: 858
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MHI Vestas invests in Esbjerg

March 17 - March 17 - MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed an agreement with the Port of Esbjerg, more than doubling the area of land it leases at the Danish port for the pre-assembly and shipment of offshore wind turbine components.
Views: 1068
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Höegh Osaka accident report released

March 17 - March 17 - The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released a report into the listing and subsequent grounding of Höegh Osaka on the Bramble Bank at the entrance to the Port of Southampton in January 2015.
Views: 875
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FLS-KAA pipes up again

March 17 - March 17 - Fleet Line Shipping/Kamar Al-Ard (FLS-KAA) has coordinated the shipment of 21,000 tonnes of cement-coated pipes from the UAE to Iraq.
Views: 1085
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IRISL resumes European service

March 17 - March 17 - After its withdrawal in mid 2010 due to sanctions, Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has resumed its regular liner service - European Container Line (ECL) - between northern Europe and ports in the Middle East Gulf.
Views: 1208
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'Positive trend' at DB Schenker

March 17 - March 17 - DB Schenker's volume of European overland and airfreight consignments rose by 2.9 percent and 1.4 percent year-on-year respectively in 2015, while its ocean freight volumes fell 2.1 percent.
Views: 1035
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Indonesia looks to Antwerp

March 17 - March 17 - Antwerp Port Authority chairman Marc Van Peel has signed two framework agreements with IPC Corporate University - a subsidiary of the Indonesian Port Corporation - which will see the port provide training and consultancy services for Indonesian
Views: 1427
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Good year for Gebrüder Weiss

March 17 - March 17 - Gebrüder Weiss recorded a provisional net turnover of EUR1.28 billion (USD1.44 billion) in 2015, a 3 percent increase compared with EUR1.24 billion (USD1.4 billion) in 2014.
Views: 1570
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Good vibrations cut offshore costs

March 16 - March 16 - Research into wind turbine and monopile design plays a key role in identifying technologies and techniques that reduce build times and lower costs for the offshore wind energy industry - music to the ears of project logisticians serving the sec
Views: 775
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RollDock returns to L&T

March 16 - March 16 - RollDock Shipping has purchased RollDock Sky from Larsen & Toubro India (L&T).
Views: 1254
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Compactor gets rapid response

March 16 - March 16 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has transported a 56-tonne Bomag refuse compactor across the UK from Aylesford, Kent to Bishop's Cleeve in Gloucestershire using a four-axle Nooteboom low loader and a Scania tractor unit.
Views: 710
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Swire ups Papua New Guinea coverage

March 16 - March 16 - Swire Shipping is launching a monthly direct call to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea from New Zealand and Fiji, with effect from May 4, 2016.
Views: 1260
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Sohar strengthens breakbulk focus

March 16 - March 16 - Speaking at the Breakbulk China exhibition in Shanghai, Sohar Port and Freezone's executive commercial manager Marc Evertse told delegates that the Omani port saw a 46 percent year-on-year increase in breakbulk cargo shipments in 2015.
Views: 1175
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Rickmers foresees tough 2016

March 15 - March 15 - Rickmers Group posted revenues of EUR587 million (USD652 million) in 2015, a 7.6 percent rise compared with EUR545.4 million (USD605 million) in 2014.
Views: 1379
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Royal Cargo powers ahead

March 15 - March 15 - Royal Cargo has coordinated the transport of heavy and oversize equipment for the 165 MW coal-fired Balingasag power plant in Misamis Oriental, the Philippines.
Views: 2078
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Optimarin secures Carisbrooke deal

March 15 - March 15 - Optimarin has signed an agreement with UK based shipowner Carisbrooke for the implementation of its Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) across the company's fleet of 46 multipurpose and bulk vessels.
Views: 445
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Asciano agrees joint consortium bid

March 15 - March 15 - Australian logistics provider Asciano has entered into binding documentation to sell the company to Brookfield Consortium and Qube Consortium.
Views: 1453
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FleetWeather rebrands

March 15 - March 15 - Effective immediately, FleetWeather Ocean Services has changed its name to Accuritas Global Solutions.
Views: 624
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Sarens wins KBR refinery contract

March 15 - March 15 - Sarens has been awarded a heavy lift contract from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company KBR to support construction and expansion activities at an oil refinery in Corpus Christi, USA.
Views: 1199
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Blue Water brings Sandbank to close

March 14 - March 14 - Blue Water Shipping has acted as stevedores for Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems in connection with the installation of foundations for the Sandbank offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Views: 663
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Life's a beach for SAL

March 14 - March 14 - SAL Heavy Lift is currently engaged in the North Deck project for the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, which sees the German heavy lift line tasked with delivering a 10,000 sq m luxury platform from Finland.
Views: 1150
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Crane quartet arrives at Sohar

March 14 - March 14 - Four new ZPMC post-Panamax quay cranes have been shipped on board the semi-submersible vessel Zhen Hua 24 from Shanghai to Sohar Port and Freezone in Oman.
Views: 1264
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Fate of McAleese in the balance

March 14 - March 14 - Australian heavy haulage provider McAleese Group has suspended trading in its shares and deferred the release of its 2015 financial results, as it considers recapitalisation plans.
Views: 1164
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Q Plant invests in Kobelco

March 14 - March 14 - UK based Q Crane & Plant Hire has taken delivery of its second Kobelco CKE 1350G lattice boom crawler crane, with a lifting capacity of 135 tonnes at 4.5 m.
Views: 1128
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WWPC duo conquer Andes

March 11 - March 11 - Member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in France, B & B International, has worked together with fellow WWPC member, Solot Peru, to ship a ropeway from France and Italy to the South American nation.
Views: 845
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PCN members keep on moving

March 11 - March 11 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Oman, Khimji Ramdas Project & Logistics Group, has coordinated the transport of eight 33-tonne bitumen storage tanks from Sohar Port to a site in Rumez.
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Oil prices rise but worst not over

March 11 - March 11 - While oil prices have “recovered remarkably” in recent weeks, this should not “be taken as a definitive sign that the worst is necessarily over,” the International Energy Agency warned in its latest monthly report.
Views: 1281
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Port of Gothenburg to expand

March 11 - March 11 - Sweden's Port of Gothenburg has been granted consent to build a new freight terminal beside its existing terminals, which should be completed some time after 2020.
Views: 866
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Algeria calls for Detra

March 11 - March 11 - German company Schiffahrts-Kontor Detra has launched a new liner service - Detra Mediterranean Shipping (DMS) - between Europe and Algeria, which will accept breakbulk, steel, project and heavy lift cargoes.
Views: 1371
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Everett inks park sale deal

March 11 - March 11 - The Port of Everett commission has authorised the ceo to enter into a purchase and sale agreement with KW Projects for approximately 16.74 acres (6.7 ha) of the port's Riverside Business Park.
Views: 739
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Fednav gets off to early start

March 11 - March 11 - Fednav has begun its North Atlantic liner service early this year, with the first ship of the season, Federal Danube, leaving the Port of Brake, Germany destined for the Great Lakes.
Views: 1044
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Kaleido winds up Mexican project

March 10 - March 10 - Kaleido has completed a project to transport components for 43 wind turbines from China, Vietnam and Spain to the Mexican Port of Altamira for installation at a wind farm site in Jalisco.
Views: 1317
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ALE bridges Canadian gap

March 10 - March 10 - ALE has completed the skidding, moving and lifting of a 1,000-tonne main arch as part of the Walterdale Bridge replacement project in Edmonton, Canada.
Views: 717
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AAL and Peter Döhle line up

March 10 - March 10 - AAL and Peter Döhle (PD) have launched a new joint semi-liner service connecting Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Views: 1444
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Air charter broker signs exclusive deal

March 10 - March 10 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and RUS Aviation have signed an exclusive cargo sales agreement, which aims to provide clients with airfreight solutions from Hong Kong to the Middle East and surrounding markets.
Views: 1371
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Intermarine trio undergoes retrofit

March 10 - March 10 - Carbon War Room (CWR) has joined forces with shipowner Hammonia Reederei and operator Intermarine to retrofit three sister vessels - Industrial Ruby, Industrial Royal, and Industrial Revolution - with efficiency technologies, intended to produc
Views: 1607
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Hansa rides the waves

March 9 - March 9 - Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped a BioPower Systems (BPS) pilot unit and retrieval rig, weighing a total of 698 tonnes, for a new wave power plant from Vũng Tàu, Vietnam to Australia on board HHL Fremantle.
Views: 1428
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GW expands in Kazakhstan

March 9 - March 9 - Gebrüder Weiss has acquired the subsidiary branches of freight forwarding company Brockmüller in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Views: 1078
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UOL partner raises columns

March 9 - March 9 - United Ocean Lines' (UOL) agent and network partner in the UAE, Carriers Mercantile and Marine, has shipped four 41.4-tonne columns from Mumbai, India to the UAE for the Fujairah crude oil refinery project.
Views: 852
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Chipolbrok loads for Qatar

March 9 - March 9 - Four gas turbines and generators are being loaded on the heavy lift ship Wladyslaw Orkan, which is owned by Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), at the Broekman Breakbulk Terminal in Rotterdam.
Views: 1821
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Boom Lock report released

March 9 - March 9 - BVG Associates has released a report analysing the effects of increasing the wind speed limit for wind turbine component lifts, based on using High Wind's Boom Lock tool.
Views: 869
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M&M in German reshuffle

March 9 - March 9 - Militzer & Münch has restructured its German operations to bring M&M Militzer & Münch, M&M air sea cargo and M&M Militzer & Münch Deutsche Holding under one managerial unit.
Views: 842
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Boskalis weathers the storm

March 9 - March 9 - While the company's revenue rose 2.3 percent year-on-year in 2015, Royal Boskalis Westminster achieved a net profit of EUR440 million (USD482 million), compared with EUR490 million (USD537 million) in 2014.
Views: 796
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NileDutch upgrades Far East trade

March 8 - March 8 - NileDutch has increased the frequency of its Far East - West Africa service to weekly, and added three new ports of call at Chiwan (China), Port Klang (Malaysia) and Cape Town (South Africa).
Views: 818
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Europatrans in long crawl

March 8 - March 8 - Europatrans - part of EMS-Fehn-Group - has coordinated the delivery of a 360-tonne Terex CC28000 crawler crane from Finland to Norway via Denmark.
Views: 1105
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Kahl Schwerlast crosses bridges

March 8 - March 8 - Kahl Schwerlast has used its 600-tonne capacity Goldhofer high girder bridge to move two 475-tonne transformers from the Mönchengladbach district of Rheydt to a substation at Dörpen in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Views: 746
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Freja executive steps down

March 8 - March 8 - Jesper E. Petersen, group chief commercial officer and vice president of Freja Transport and Logistics, has decided to step down from his role after 18 years at the company.
Views: 770
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Projects roll in for ALE

March 7 - March 7 - ALE has completed a year-long transportation and installation project in Oman, which involved delivering 268 heavy lift cargoes to Orpic's Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP) in the Sohar Industrial Area.
Views: 1663
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Thorco Lohas launched

March 7 - March 7 - The tenth and final ship in Thorco Shipping's newbuilding programme, Thorco Lohas, has been launched by Honda Heavy Industries in Japan.
Views: 1197
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UTC in Mexican power move

March 7 - March 7 - UTC Overseas has coordinated the delivery of an engine and generator to a Mexican power utility on behalf of a Spain based EPC contractor.
Views: 1377
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Solitaire comes to Amsterdam

March 7 - March 7 - Allseas Group's pipelay vessel Solitaire has arrived at the Port of Amsterdam, where it will undergo extensive adjustments and maintenance ready for use in the construction of oil and gas pipeline systems.
Views: 1292
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XLP members double up

March 4 - March 4 - Members of the XLProjects (XLP) network, International Freight Transport and Sacema Project Shipping, recently joined forces to transport a series of oversize cargoes from New Jersey, USA to Singapore.
Views: 1475
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WCA quartet prove expertise

March 4 - March 4 - WCA Projects network member, Altius, has completed the transportation of the final three 151-tonne transformers from Ilo port to the Nodo Energetico del Sur project site in Peru.
Views: 1957
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PCN members make moves

March 4 - March 4 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Germany, Russia and Mongolia, Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), has coordinated the shipment of 2,000 freight tonnes of cargo from Sharjah, UAE to Apapa in Nigeria.
Views: 1800
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Peel Ports in offshore wind win

March 4 - March 4 - Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has been selected as the port for construction and installation activities for ScottishPower Renewables' GBP2.5 billion (USD3.53 billion) East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.
Views: 1141
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High five for Warisa

March 4 - March 4 - Warisa Distribution has acquired five new Mercedes-Benz Actros 2548 tractor units from UK dealer Roanza Truck & Van.
Views: 683
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Tilbury set for expansion

March 4 - March 4 - Forth Ports has entered into an agreement to purchase 152 acres (61.5 ha) of land, including a deepwater jetty, to the east of the UK's Port of Tilbury.
Views: 1314
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Bruton back at Intermarine

March 4 - March 4 - Intermarine has named Mac Bruton as director of business development, Americas.
Views: 525
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Lando makes hospital trip

March 4 - March 4 - German logistics service provider Lando Eurasia has coordinated the transport of eight concrete modules from Thüringen to Aachen for use in the construction of a new building wing at a local hospital.
Views: 1332
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PD Ports appoints duo

March 3 - March 3 - PD Ports has appointed Michael Parker as business development manager, and Alfred van Wyk as general manager, business development.
Views: 894
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Barnhart transforms Missouri

March 3 - March 3 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has transported and installed a 370,000-lb (167-tonne) transformer from a railyard in Cuba, Missouri to Centerville in the US state.
Views: 1368
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SAL inks Veja Mate contract

March 3 - March 3 - SAL Heavy Lift has signed a contract with Dutch Offshore WindForce - a joint venture between Boskalis and Volker Stevin International - for the transportation of 67 transition pieces for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm.
Views: 1132
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Broekman acquires DMI

March 3 - March 3 - Broekman Logistics has acquired Distribution Masters International (DMI).
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K+N profit up in 2015

March 3 - March 3 - Despite recording a 4.4 percent year-on-year drop in turnover for 2015 at CHF16.7 billion (USD16.72 billion), Kuehne + Nagel posted EBITDA of CHF1.04 billion (USD1.041 billion) - a 3.6 percent increase compared with 2014.
Views: 1688
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Hapag-Lloyd targets heavy cargoes

March 3 - March 3 - As part of an increased focus on obtaining heavy and over-dimensional cargoes for its container ships, Hapag-Lloyd has established special cargo teams for the major markets in Asia and the Americas, in addition to its special cargo division at i
Views: 2117
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Boiler duo sets sail from Venice

March 3 - March 3 - Two large boilers, manufactured by Sofinter Group subsidiary Macchi, have been loaded on BigLift Shipping'ss vessel Happy Dynamic at the Port of Venice's Multiservice terminal for delivery to Kuwait.
Views: 1429
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Bahri makes for the UK

March 3 - March 3 - UK liner agency DKT Allseas - a 50/50 joint venture between Allseas Global and De Keyser Thornton (DKT) - held a customer event to mark the maiden call of Bahri's con-ro (container/ro-ro) ship Bahri Jeddah at the Port of Tilbury.
Views: 3888
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Brunel adds project director

March 2 - March 2 - Brunel Project Cargo has appointed James Philpott as its new project director.
Views: 1264
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FSM expands in Caucasus

March 2 - March 2 - F.S. Mackenzie Group (FSM) has opened a new office Tbilisi, Georgia, which it says will act as a gateway for imports to the Caucasus region.
Views: 1043
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Whitehouse joins Allianz

March 2 - March 2 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Andrew Whitehouse as regional unit London (RUL) head of marine.
Views: 1154
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DB Schenker Rail rebrands

March 2 - March 2 - Effective immediately, Deutsche Bahn's railfreight business - DB Schenker Rail - has been renamed DB Cargo.
Views: 765
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Dan-Czech on the double

March 2 - March 2 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered two adjusters, weighing 155 tonnes each, from Sviadnov to the river port of Melnik in Czech Republic, for final shipment to Schiedam in the Netherlands.
Views: 1227
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Rickmers-Linie hits the gas

March 2 - March 2 - Rickmers-Linie and Bertling Logistics have teamed up to transport the largest gas turbine ever manufactured by Siemens from Germany to Turkey.
Views: 1416
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Mammoet begins Sasol move

March 2 - March 2 - Mammoet has transported the first three boilers for Sasol's new ethane cracker and derivatives complex in Westlake, Louisiana from the Mexican Port of Altamira.
Views: 1336
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Barnhart in mass module move

March 1 - March 1 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has transported 48 convection modules over 40 miles (64 km) by road from Big Cabin and Locust Fork in Oklahoma to Tulsa Port of Catoosa.
Views: 1152
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Qatar flies high in 2015

March 1 - March 1 - Qatar Airways Cargo increased its tonnage by 37.5 percent year-on-year in 2015 to 1.52 million tonnes.
Views: 896
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Ceva maintains 'strong' year

March 1 - March 1 - Ceva Logistics has posted a revenue of USD6.9 billion for its 2015 financial year, a 10.3 percent drop compared with USD7.7 billion in 2014.
Views: 934
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Panalpina results 'prove resilience'

March 1 - March 1 - Panalpina's gross profit for 2015 decreased 7.1 percent year-on-year to CHF1.47 billion (USD1.46 billion), while its EBIT was slightly up compared with 2014 at CHF117.2 million (USD117.1 million).
Views: 827
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SHL takes two from Sennebogen

March 1 - March 1 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has taken delivery of two crawler cranes - a 300-tonne capacity Sennebogen 7700 and a 180-tonne capacity Sennebogen 5500 model.
Views: 874

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