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Symphony Sun ready to shine

April 29 - April 29 - The 10,500 dwt multipurpose vessel, Symphony Sun, has been launched at the Ferus Smit shipyard in Leer, Germany.
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Ex-Im Bank struggles not over

April 29 - April 29 - At an official reception hosted by UTC Overseas, US Senator Lindsey Graham provided an update on the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank and its work of underwriting loan guarantees for American-exported projects, large and small.
Views: 865
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PCN members keep on moving

April 29 - April 29 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in India, Procam Logistics, has coordinated the shipment of 24 wind turbine blades from Quinhuangdao, China to the Ratlam District of Madhya Pradesh via the Indian Port of Kandla.
Views: 2183
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Cory Brothers goes Dutch

April 29 - April 29 - With effect from May 1, 2016, Cory Brothers Shipping Agency has established a new operation based at the Port of Amsterdam.
Views: 1072
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Long load for Teamlifting

April 29 - April 29 - Teamlifting Saudi Arabia has transported a 29 m long column from Jeddah port to the Yanbu Royal Commission area using its eight-axle Cometto trailer.
Views: 1141
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BNSF presses ahead

April 29 - April 29 - BNSF Logistics has coordinated the shipment of a press bolster, weighing 220,000 lb (99.7 tonnes), from a factory in Ontario, Canada to Houston, USA.
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Autoclave rises in Wilhelmshaven

April 28 - April 28 - Nine oversize autoclave components have been loaded on board MSC Hamburg at Eurogate Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven for shipment to Shanghai.
Views: 862
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Holleman in European locomotion

April 28 - April 28 - Holleman Bulgaria has transported a 50-tonne locomotive from Paracin, Serbia to Brindisi in Italy.
Views: 964
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Squamish Terminals names Lowe

April 28 - April 28 - Effective May 1, 2016, Kim Stegeman-Lowe will become president of Squamish Terminals.
Views: 610
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Wisla river delivery for Best

April 28 - April 28 - Szczecin based Best Logistics has assisted in the delivery of a 475-tonne gas turbine and 450-tonne generator for a new power station at the Orlen refinery in Plock, Poland.
Views: 1531
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Kassbohrer exec joins ESTA management

April 27 - April 27 - Kassbohrer's board member for business development, İffet Türken, has been elected as the vice president of ESTA's transport section.
Views: 1046
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New Orleans chief to retire

April 27 - April 27 - Port of New Orleans president and ceo, Gary LaGrange, will retire from the US gateway at the end of April 2017.
Views: 486
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Vanguard ready for power in Africa

April 27 - April 27 - Constrained power supply holds back economic growth in Africa, but capacity is steadily being built to feed this electricity-hungry region.
Views: 1776
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Flying start for ABC

April 27 - April 27 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) carried over 132,000 tonnes of cargoes across its international route network in the first three months of 2016 - a 27 percent year-on-year increase and a quarterly record for the Russia headquartered carrier.
Views: 877
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TTS avoids diversions in diverter move

April 27 - April 27 - UAE based heavy lift and transport specialist TTS International has assisted with the loading and transport of three 100-tonne diverter units within Jebel Ali Free Zone for the Mirfa independent water and power plant (IWPP) in Abu Dhabi.
Views: 1438
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Yantai Raffles founder builds two

April 26 - April 26 - Singapore-based Calm Oceans has begun developing two heavy lift semi-submersible vessels that will be suitable for the construction and decommissioning of offshore platforms, says the company's owner, Brian Chang.
Views: 1251
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Dundee development gets under way

April 26 - April 26 - Site survey works are under way at the Port of Dundee for the proposed new GBP10 million (USD14.6 million) quayside development.
Views: 1354
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JAS joins forces with Necotrans

April 26 - April 26 - JAS Worldwide and Necotrans Holding have formed a global alliance providing freight forwarding and logistics services.
Views: 1562
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Samson unveils agile slings

April 26 - April 26 - Samson is to launch its new generation of heavy lift slings - the Agile Lifting System - at the Offshore Technology Conference in May.
Views: 698
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Modulift in dockside lift design

April 26 - April 26 - Modulift has supplied a customised below-the-hook solution to marine engineering specialist MAATS Tech for help in lifting an 85-tonne load from the dockside onto a vessel at Hyundai Heavy Industries' shipyard on Mipo Bay in Ulsan, South Korea.
Views: 1071
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UECC in Auto Eco launch

April 25 - April 25 - The first of two new pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) for United European Car Carriers (UECC) has been launched at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 935
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Trailers make South African debut

April 25 - April 25 - ALE's latest range of widening trailers in South Africa are being used for their first job, which involves the transport of eight tugboats from a warehouse to a floating dock in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal.
Views: 762
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A2SEA signs for Arkona

April 25 - April 25 - From summer 2018, A2SEA will play a key role in building the 385 MW Arkona offshore wind farm for E.ON and Statoil.
Views: 387
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GAC promotes two

April 25 - April 25 - GAC has appointed Hakan Wester as its new group vice president - strategy and planning, and named Mikael Leijonberg as the group's new chief financial officer.
Views: 1486
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Indiana welcomes first ship of season

April 25 - April 25 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened its 2016 international shipping season with the arrival of the bulk carrier, Lubie, which brought steel cargo to the US port from Ijmuiden, the Netherlands.
Views: 921
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Scaldis to lift Flinter ship

April 25 - April 25 - Dutch shipowner Flinter has signed a contract with a consortium, headed by Scaldis and including DEME, Jan de Nul and Herbosch-Kiere, to remove the wreck of its vessel Flinterstar, which sank in the North Sea following a collision last October.
Views: 1064
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German companies add to fleets

April 25 - April 25 - In Germany, Zimmermann Autokrane, Riga Mainz, Scholpp and Regel have all recently invested in new cranes for their respective fleets.
Views: 1770
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Weyerhaeuser removal contract awarded

April 22 - April 22 - The Port of Everett commission has awarded Nickel Brothers with a contract to relocate the historic Weyerhaeuser building from its current location at the US gateway to the port's new Boxcar Park.
Views: 435
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OMA in management buy-out

April 22 - April 22 - OMA Group's managing director, Gary Miller, and his co-directors, Carine Noukpo and Sam Edmund, have completed a management buy-out of the company from its founder, Captain R.A.M. Jones.
Views: 927
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Bore is more for Spliethoff

April 22 - April 22 - Rettig Group is divesting its ro-ro shipping company Bore to Dutch shipping company Spliethoff Bevrachtingskantoor with all the activities of the Bore business transferring to Spliethoff, including the shipping line's employees; fleet of nine r
Views: 992
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Bahri and Rickmers-Linie agree space charter

April 22 - April 22 - Rickmers-Linie and the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (trading as Bahri Liner) have recently signed a space charter agreement in the trade between the USA, the Red Sea and the Middle East.
Views: 1459
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European groups seek uniform approach on container weighing

April 22 - April 22 - A collective appeal has been made to national authorities by European shippers, freight forwarders, port authorities and terminal operators for a coordinated implementation of the International Maritime Organization's SOLAS convention, which re
Views: 912
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Arkas makes Hamburg debut

April 21 - April 21 - Turkish shipping line Arkas has made its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg with its vessel Wanda A, which is deployed on Hapag-Lloyd's West Africa Express Service (WAX).
Views: 1432
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Scheuerle impresses at bauma

April 21 - April 21 - Scheuerle unveiled its new SPMT widening adaptor, strongest power pack unit (PPU) and innovative EuroAxle independent wheel suspension technology at bauma last week.
Views: 1371
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Hapag discusses UASC merger

April 21 - April 21 - Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed that it is currently discussing forms of cooperation with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), including a potential combination of the two parties' mutual container shipping operations.
Views: 1006
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FLS-KAA takes out of Iraq

April 21 - April 21 - FLS-KAA has coordinated the shipment of 1,700 cu m of project cargo from Iraq to Jebel Ali, UAE.
Views: 1623
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Panalpina grows as oil business slows

April 21 - April 21 - Panalpina posted an EBIT of CHF24 million (USD24.6 million) and a consolidated profit of CHF17.3 million (USD17.8 million) for the first quarter of 2016, despite the continued contraction of the global oil and gas business.
Views: 1244
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DHL launches US Customs brokerage system

April 21 - April 21 - DHL Global Forwarding (DHLGF) has been collaborating with software provider Kewill to develop and launch a new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)-compliant Customs brokerage system, in an effort to expedite DHL's customers' Customs entries
Views: 957
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WWL takes third ro-ro ship

April 21 - April 21 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has seen the maiden voyage of Theben, a brand new High Efficiency RoRo (HERO) class vessel, in the Asia-Europe trade.
Views: 1116
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Study shows US cross-border problems

April 21 - April 21 - In the USA, as part of a study on multi-state, multimodal oversize/overweight (OS/OW) transportation for the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the management consulting firm CPCS indexed 72 unique OS/OW regulations, operational restrictions,
Views: 1424
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Gulliver travels with Scaldis

April 21 - April 21 - Gulliver will be the name of the Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors DP2 heavy lift vessel that is currently under construction in China, as it eyes deployment in European waters after its scheduled delivery in the spring of next year.
Views: 1559
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Soares in at Jaxport

April 20 - April 20 - Jaxport has appointed Paul Soares as its new senior director, facilities development.
Views: 920
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Another container alliance formed

April 20 - April 20 - CMA CGM, Cosco Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a new container shipping alliance covering the Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean, Asia-Red Sea, Asia-Middle
Views: 1150
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Kobelco giants join MIC

April 20 - April 20 - Kobelco Construction Machinery celebrated the handover of three 1,250-tonne capacity SL16000J-H crawler cranes to its longstanding customer, Japan's MIC Corporation, at the bauma exhibition in Munich last week.
Views: 1759
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Liburnia pushes the boats out

April 20 - April 20 - Liburnia Maritime Agency has handled the shipment of a 1,350-tonne tanker from the Port of Rotterdam to Nueva Palmira, Uruguay on board the semi-submersible vessel RollDock Sea.
Views: 857
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Volga-Dnepr inks airport agreement

April 20 - April 20 - Volga-Dnepr Group and Moscow's Sheremetyevo international airport have signed an agreement on long-term and mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of cargo hub development at the Russian gateway.
Views: 812
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Liquidation for maritime security group

April 20 - April 20 - The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has entered into voluntary administration following a fall in membership.
Views: 1157
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Straightpoint expands ATEX Range

April 20 - April 20 - Straightpoint, which provides load cells that ensure loads are safe to lift, offload, pull or push, has announced that its expanded range of ATEX products conform to the new 2014/34/EU directive that becomes effective today, updating 94/9/EC.
Views: 783
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First for Rapid Response

April 20 - April 20 - UK based Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has taken delivery of a 300-tonne capacity hydraulic skidding system, the only one of its kind in Europe, from Canadian manufacturer Hydra-Slide.
Views: 1350
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WWPC rocks on in Panama

April 19 - April 19 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) gathered at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City for the network's 16th annual membership conference.
Views: 1350
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SRT scores hat-trick

April 19 - April 19 - SRT Transportation Solutions (SRT) has handled the shipment of 20 carloads of Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) moving from a Northeastern US port to Pennsylvania.
Views: 775
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Work starts on Khalifa pipes facility

April 19 - April 19 - Al Gharbia Pipe Company (Al Gharbia) has started construction of a new pipe manufacturing facility at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).
Views: 1686
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Jaxport steels ahead

April 19 - April 19 - Stevedoring company Portus has handled the discharge of 42 oversize steel pieces that will form a northeast Florida manufacturing facility at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal's heavy lift berth.
Views: 1374
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DOLL unveils panther upgrades

April 19 - April 19 - DOLL has displayed a four-axle semi low loader trailer from its panther series at the bauma exhibition, which is equipped with a steerable dolly axle fixed to the gooseneck.
Views: 786
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Blue Water plays Wikinger role

April 19 - April 19 - Blue Water Shipping is providing port handling, stevedoring and agency services in Lindo and Aalborg for 41 jackets and a number of piles destined for the 350 MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea.
Views: 954
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'Difficult times' for Grieg Star

April 19 - April 19 - Grieg Star states that its open hatch shipping business delivered better results than expected in 2015, posting a loss of USD7 million.
Views: 1154
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Volga-Dnepr in the frame

April 19 - April 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) designed a transportation frame to move a 59-tonne compressor from Zurich, Switzerland to Singapore on board an AN-124-100 freighter.
Views: 1024
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Hitachi debuts new crawler

April 18 - April 18 - Hitachi Sumitomo Heavy Industries Construction Crane (HSC) debuted its 350-tonne capacity SCX3500-3 crawler crane at the bauma show in Munich.
Views: 1043
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Take two for Chipolbrok

April 18 - April 18 - Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping (Chipolbrok) has taken delivery of the second sister ship in a series of four newbuild heavy lift general cargo vessels from Shanghai Shipyard.
Views: 1440
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Nooteboom presents largest Manoovr

April 18 - April 18 - Nooteboom presented a ten-axle Manoovr semi low loader at the bauma exhibition with a detachable Multidolly and a maximum payload of 150 tonnes.
Views: 431
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Reactor rolls with Lift & Shift

April 18 - April 18 - Lift & Shift (LSPL) has transported and loaded out a 1,535-tonne Larsen & Toubro (L&T) reactor in Hazira, India, destined for a Sasol plant in the USA.
Views: 937
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Goldhofer launches ADDrive

April 18 - April 18 - Goldhofer unveiled its first heavy-duty drive unit - the ADDrive - at the bauma exhibition in Munich last week, which it claims combines the benefits of a towed module and self-propelled module.
Views: 1320
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ESTA awards celebrate innovation

April 18 - April 18 - Around 500 industry professionals attended the ESTA Awards of Excellence 2016, which was held on April 14 alongside the bauma exhibition at Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich, Germany.
Views: 956
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EMS turns on the TAP

April 18 - April 18 - EMS-Fehn-Group has begun delivering pipes for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project, which is scheduled for completion in 2017.
Views: 1212
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GAC studies Northern Sea Route

April 15 - April 15 - GAC Russia has teamed up with the Far East Development Fund to address the challenges faced by international shipping companies transiting the Northern Sea Route (NSR), and to make this transport corridor more attractive to ship and cargo owner
Views: 1546
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Kässbohrer back 'home'

April 15 - April 15 - 23 years after it ceased operations in the city, Kässbohrer has announced that it is re-establishing its presence in its once home town of Ulm, Germany.
Views: 1096
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Strong start for Antwerp

April 15 - April 15 - Freight traffic at the Port of Antwerp got off to a flying start in 2016, the gateway having handled 53.26 million tonnes of cargoes during the first three months of the year, up 3.9 percent over 2015 levels.
Views: 670
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Big year for Philadelphia breakbulk

April 15 - April 15 - The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) reported its sixth consecutive year of cargo growth, with breakbulk and ro-ro cargoes increasing significantly.
Views: 421
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McDermott christens DLV 2000

April 14 - April 14 - McDermott International has christened its new derrick lay vessel at a ceremony held at the Keppel Singmarine Shipyard in Singapore.
Views: 1458
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Another two years of misery, says Drewry

April 14 - April 14 - Drewry predicts that the multipurpose shipping market is not expected to recover until the end of 2017, when it is anticipated that there will be more bulk demand for Handysize tonnage and therefore more breakbulk cargoes for multipurpose vesse
Views: 1484
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PCN round up

April 14 - April 14 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from across the globe have been busy executing a wide range of project cargo shipments recently.
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McAndrews to chair AAPA Board

April 14 - April 14 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has elected Port of Pascagoula port director Mark McAndrews to serve as the association's chairman of the board for the 2016-17 activity year that begins in late October.
Views: 400
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BNSF handles cable reels

April 14 - April 14 - The Houston Global Project Center (GPC) of BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) has managed the shipment of six cable reels with a total weight of 184,000 lbs (83.46 tonnes) from Europe to a private jetty at the Jensen Beach, FL Power Plant in the USA.
Views: 922
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BWS funnels into France

April 13 - April 13 - Blue Water Shipping's (BWS) team in Turku, Finland, arranged two part-charters to deliver an exhaust funnel system for the world's largest cruise vessel, currently under construction in France.
Views: 884
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Globalink crosses the Caspian

April 13 - April 13 - Kazakhstan headquartered Globalink Logistics Group has coordinated the delivery of out-of-gauge machinery and construction equipment from Yolotan, Turkmenistan to an oilfield site across the Caspian Sea at Atyrau.
Views: 1246
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Alistair opens in DRC

April 13 - April 13 - East African project logistics specialist Alistair Group has enhanced its coverage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with the establishment of a new office in Goma.
Views: 1173
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Mammoet delivers for Jizan

April 13 - April 13 - Mammoet has helped to develop a bespoke jetty near the site of the Jizan refinery in Saudi Arabia to assist with the delivery of over 100 heavy and out-of-gauge cargoes for the project.
Views: 1049
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Paine joins Straightpoint

April 13 - April 13 - Straightpoint has named Simon Paine as its new logistics supervisor.
Views: 546
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Alpha moves thruster quartet

April 13 - April 13 - Alpha Maritime Services has coordinated the overland transport of four out-of-gauge thrusters from Trieste, Italy to Sestao in Spain.
Views: 860
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Hat trick for Berard

April 12 - April 12 - Berard recently transported a 13.6-tonne electrical building from Houston, Texas to Killdeer, North Dakota, using a nine-axle extendable drop deck trailer.
Views: 866
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Vallianz buys out Holmen

April 12 - April 12 - Through its wholly owned subsidiary Vallianz International, Vallianz Holding has acquired a 75 percent shareholding in Holmen Heavylift Offshore for USD6 million.
Views: 1135
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ABC chips in

April 12 - April 12 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) utilised two Boeing 747 freighter flights to transport microchip manufacturing units from Amsterdam to Dalian, China, on behalf of DB Schenker.
Views: 1025
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Scheuerle develops SPMT widening adaptor

April 12 - April 12 - Scheuerle has developed a SPMT widening adaptor for high and wide loads, which is claimed will reduce the amount of trailers needed and the carbon footprint for specific transport projects.
Views: 771
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Dress rehearsal for Jaxport's ICTF

April 12 - April 12 - In Florida, Jaxport's new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) at Dames Point, ahead of its official opening later this year, will be used to support a high-level military training exercise.
Views: 416
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Delta trucks to Albania

April 12 - April 12 - Delta Maritime delivered two separator units from the Port of Piraeus, Greece to the client's site in Fier, Albania.
Views: 1080
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MACS makes diamond buy

April 12 - April 12 - MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping has purchased the general cargo ship Diamond Land (previously called Calabria) through a group company.
Views: 1201
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Zeaborn expands fleet to 34

April 11 - April 11 - Further to the news reported by HLPFI last week regarding the company's cooperation with Carisbrooke Shipping, Zeaborn has acquired a majority shareholding in the shipping-related companies of the HC Group.
Views: 1022
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BUSINESSrun heads to bauma

April 11 - April 11 - Flensborg and Associates' 28th BUSINESSrun is being held alongside the bauma exhibition in Munich on Thursday, April 14.
Views: 736
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BigRoll Barentsz delivered

April 11 - April 11 - BigRoll Shipping's first MC Class vessel, BigRoll Barentsz, has been handed over to the company by Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 958
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EMS gains Fehn Lyra

April 11 - April 11 - The 4,500 dwt vessel Fehn Lyra (ex-Fluvius Tamar) has joined the fleet of Fehn Ship Management and will subsequently be chartered by EMS Chartering.
Views: 1011
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Freeport finds new chief

April 11 - April 11 - After several months of searching, Phyllis Saathoff has been appointed executive port director and ceo of Port Freeport.
Views: 813
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Spliethoff in Canadian reshuffle

April 11 - April 11 - Spliethoff Group is integrating BigLift Shipping's Toronto office into its Great Lakes department.
Views: 1142
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Meriaura carrier gets converted

April 8 - April 8 - Meriaura Group's ship Aura is being returned to the company after being converted back into a multipurpose open-deck heavy cargo carrier from a cable laying vessel.
Views: 952
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Borusan makes Scheuerle buy

April 8 - April 8 - Turkish transport and logistics services provider Borusan Logistik has ordered a Scheuerle rotor blade adapter, which is designed to transport wind turbine blades under difficult conditions.
Views: 966
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PCN members ramp it up

April 8 - April 8 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Turkey, Element International Forwarding & Logistics, has coordinated the transport of a cryogenic LNG storage tank from Bursa in Turkey to Tehran, Iran.
Views: 2056
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Australia plans heavy vehicle health check

April 8 - April 8 - According to Australia's National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), consultation is under way to assess the health of the country's 520,000-strong heavy vehicle fleet.
Views: 686
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Braid Logistics penalised for bribery

April 8 - April 8 - Glasgow based logistics company, Braid Logistics, is to pay GBP2.2 million (USD3.09 million) after self-reporting over bribery and failure to prevent bribery, according to the Civil Recovery Unit of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
Views: 1328
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Kaleido launches logistics startup programme

April 8 - April 8 - Kaleido Logistics, together with RocketSpace, has launched what it claims is the first acceleration programme for logistics startups - Logistics Tech Accelerator.
Views: 464
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ABC exec joins BARIG

April 8 - April 8 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) regional operations and ground handling director for EMEA, Ivan Santoro, has been appointed co-chairman of Board of Airline Representatives in Germany's (BARIG) cargo committee alongside Michael Hoppe.
Views: 1337
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West of Scotland ups capacity

April 8 - April 8 - West of Scotland Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a Manoovr trailer and a four-axle wind blade trailer from Nooteboom, alongside two new Mercedes-Benz Arocs tractor units.
Views: 1087
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Rhodes record for ALE

April 8 - April 8 - ALE has transported seven engines and seven generators from Lardos to the South Rhodes power plant on the Greek island of Rhodes.
Views: 547
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Atlas completes Southern swoop

April 8 - April 8 - In a deal worth USD110 million, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has completed its acquisition of Southern Air Holdings.
Views: 1104
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PrimoCargo reels in Suedkabel

April 7 - April 7 - PrimoCargo has been contracted by Mannheim, Germany based Suedkabel to transport 100 cable reels, each measuring 4.46 m x 2.85 m x 4.6 m and weighing 38 tonnes.
Views: 1012
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Agility strengthens in Colombia

April 7 - April 7 - Agility has expanded its operations in the Latin American market with the establishment of new offices in Bogota, Medellin and Cali in Colombia.
Views: 794
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RZD develops multimodal corridor

April 7 - April 7 - RZD Logistics, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, and Azerbaijan Railways have struck an agreement to help develop the multimodal North-South Transport Corridor.
Views: 1102
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BigLift delivers Yadana part

April 7 - April 7 - BigLift Shipping has transported a wellhead production module from Ulsan, Korea to the Yadana gas field offshore Myanmar for SapuraAcergy.
Views: 1340
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Eller joins Talbert

April 7 - April 7 - Indiana, USA headquartered Talbert Manufacturing has appointed Jim Eller as its new west region sales manager.
Views: 1304
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Mammoet adds Grove lift

April 7 - April 7 - The Netherlands headquartered industrial lifting and logistics provider Mammoet has purchased four Grove RT550E rough terrain cranes from Manitowoc.
Views: 1325
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OMA appoints two

April 6 - April 6 - Neale Proctor has joined OMA (West Africa) Group as a consultant, while OMA Togo has appointed Desmond Vorster as general manager.
Views: 1828
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Ahlers steps down from Buss

April 6 - April 6 - Heinrich Ahlers has wrapped up his remaining responsibilities and retired from the Buss Group.
Views: 515
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Duo joins DPH

April 6 - April 6 - US based stevedoring and terminal service organisation Diversified Port Holdings (DPH) - parent company of Seaonus and Portus - has appointed Chris May as chief process officer and Troy Gouger as president of operations.
Views: 1070
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Tchang in at SAL

April 6 - April 6 - Mischa Tchang has been named managing director of SAL Singapore.
Views: 1174
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Volga-Dnepr returns power to Malaysia

April 5 - April 5 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Chapman Freeborn have worked together to transport a 19-tonne portable welding system from Indonesia to Malaysia on board an IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft.
Views: 824
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Carisbrooke in Zeaborn tie-up

April 5 - April 5 - With effect from April 1, Carisbrooke Shipping's fleet of 17 multipurpose vessels - the 12,900 dwt and Vectis type ships - will be commercially managed by Zeaborn Chartering in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 1842
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Mammoet assists Zambian transformation

April 5 - April 5 - Mammoet has transported and installed six new transformers in a 1.2 km deep cave for the Kafue Gorge Upper hydroelectric power plant project in Zambia.
Views: 1262
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ABP names Southampton head

April 5 - April 5 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Alastair Welch to replace Nick Ridehalgh as director of the UK Port of Southampton.
Views: 1216
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Atlantic Sail hits the water

April 5 - April 5 - Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has taken delivery of the second of its five new G4 con-ro vessels, Atlantic Sail.
Views: 1030
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Symphony orchestrates in Hamburg

April 5 - April 5 - Symphony Shipping has established a new chartering subsidiary in Hamburg, Germany, which will be headed up by owner's representative and chartering director, André Milschus.
Views: 1372
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First for ALE in UK

April 4 - April 4 - ALE has used its Mega Jack 800 for the first time in the UK to jack a 945-tonne jacket up 14 m in Lowestoft, Suffolk.
Views: 665
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MPI wins Sandbank work

April 4 - April 4 - MPI's wind turbine installation vessel MPI Adventure has been contracted to assist with commissioning works on the offshore substation of the Sandbank offshore wind farm in the German section of the North Sea.
Views: 385
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Delaney up at GAC

April 4 - April 4 - Mark Delaney has been appointed managing director of GAC India, following the retirement of Paul Haegeman, who has held the position since 2004.
Views: 1624
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Roaring success for Pentalver

April 4 - April 4 - Pentalver has transported a fibreglass lion sculpture from DP World London Gateway to Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire, UK to celebrate the park's 50th anniversary.
Views: 1007
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WWPC to gather in Panama

April 4 - April 4 - Members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) will gather at the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama from April 13-15 for the network's 16th annual membership conference.
Views: 1040
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OIA sets up in Barcelona

April 4 - April 4 - OIA Global has decided to open a new office in Barcelona, Spain due to demand from several multinational customers.
Views: 714
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Bolloré restructures logistics divisions

April 1 - April 1 - Bolloré Group has grouped its transport and logistics businesses - SDV, SAGA, BLP, Bolloré Africa Logistics and Bolloré Energie - under one brand: Bolloré Transport & Logistics.
Views: 778
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HMM takes step in right direction

April 1 - April 1 - According to reports in the international media, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is making progress with plans to rescue the South Korean shipping line from bankruptcy.
Views: 1375
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ABC ups Changi frequency

April 1 - April 1 - Effective today, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added a third weekly Boeing 747 freighter call to Singapore.
Views: 1064
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Dong cancels Hejre EPC contract

April 1 - April 1 - Dong Energy has terminated the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Technip France and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for the Hejre offshore platform, stating that the consortium has not been able to meet its c
Views: 710
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Boskalis inks Johan Sverdrup deal

April 1 - April 1 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has secured a USD40 million contract to transport topside modules for the Johan Sverdrup project from South Korea to Norway.
Views: 744
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Offshore wind consortium created

April 1 - April 1 - SMC, SeaRenergy and Con4Mare have joined forces to offer transport and installation, engineering, marine consultancy and warranty surveying services for offshore wind projects in the UK and Germany.
Views: 749
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Duffy adds Terex model

April 1 - April 1 - Denver, Colorado based Duffy Crane & Hauling has added a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 861

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