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GALA gets TAP running

June 30 - June 30 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) has begun discharging equipment for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project at the Port of Durres in Albania.
Views: 1167
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Sparber turns the heat up

June 30 - June 30 - Sparber Group has coordinated the delivery of a 3,000 cu m consignment of heat exchangers from Spain's Bilbao Port to Ashdod in Israel.
Views: 1094
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Enerpac designs nuclear cask transporter

June 30 - June 30 - Holtec International has awarded a contract to Enerpac, which will see the company design, fabricate and commission a 170-tonne capacity vertical cask transporter for use in the nuclear industry.
Views: 901
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Agility creates Super JV

June 30 - June 30 - Agility has formed a joint venture with South Africa based supply chain management and transportation specialist, Super Group.
Views: 1055
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FLS stuffs into boxes

June 30 - June 30 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has coordinated the delivery of a 2,500 cu m consignment of gas turbine generators from the UAE to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Views: 1037
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Volga-Dnepr rushes to Bulgaria

June 30 - June 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown a 25-tonne cable spool from Maastricht, the Netherlands to Varna in Bulgaria, to replace failed equipment on the drilling vessel, Noble Globetrotter II.
Views: 1232
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KOG adds Indian hub

June 29 - June 29 - With effect from June 1, KOG Worldwide has opened another Indian office in New Delhi.
Views: 835
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MPV sector improvement 'some way off'

June 29 - June 29 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, the demand outlook for the multipurpose fleet has not improved since the first quarter of 2016.
Views: 1315
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Geodis on track for Bombardier

June 29 - June 29 - Geodis is currently handling the delivery of 75 trains from India to Australia for Bombardier Transportation.
Views: 985
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Multraship's Damen duo named

June 29 - June 29 - Two Damen ASD 3213 tugs for towage and salvage specialist Multraship have been named Multratug 29 and Multratug 30 at a ceremony in Terneuzen, the Netherlands.
Views: 703
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Jumbo ship makes Broekman call

June 29 - June 29 - Jumbo's heavy lift ship Jumbo Kinetic has made its maiden call at the Broekman Breakbulk terminal in Rotterdam.
Views: 1746
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Geodis inks Thales deal

June 28 - June 28 - Geodis has signed a framework agreement with French multinational Thales for the management of its transport and logistics operations in France.
Views: 954
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Another projects network launched

June 28 - June 28 - Break-Bulk Ocean Lines (BBOL) has established the Break-Bulk and Project Cargo Logistics Network (BPCLN).
Views: 773
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Winters cements position at AYOP

June 28 - June 28 - Dorothy Winters has joined the Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Port (AYOP) as offshore business development manager, with effect from this month.
Views: 709
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Drums roll with Intermarine

June 28 - June 28 - Intermarine has transported four coke drums from Dijon, Spain to New Orleans, USA on its heavy lift ship Ocean Freedom.
Views: 1515
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BigLift orders another

June 28 - June 28 - BigLift Shipping has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel - to be named Happy Sun - from Ouhua Shipbuilding in Zhoushan, China.
Views: 1393
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Rope and Sling adds London hub

June 27 - June 27 - Below the hook equipment supplier, Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has opened a new facility in Hayes, near Heathrow Airport, in the UK.
Views: 1029
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Antwerp names Vandermeiren

June 27 - June 27 - Effective January 1, 2017, Jacques Vandermeiren will become ceo of Antwerp Port Authority, succeeding Eddy Bruyninckx, who has been the head of the port authority for the past 25 years.
Views: 870
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Darka helps keep the peace

June 27 - June 27 - The Port Sudan-headquartered, Darka group of companies has handled the transport of equipment destined for the UN's peace keeping forces from Mombasa, Kenya to Juba in South Sudan.
Views: 1274
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Expanded Panama canal sees first transit

June 27 - June 27 - The voyage by the Cosco Shipping Panama through the Cocoli Locks marked the official opening of the newly-enlarged Panama Canal.
Views: 1188
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Freja strengthens project team

June 24 - June 24 - Following investment in its project forwarding business in the past year and as a response to the increasing amount of jobs, FREJA Group has employed Kari Samuelsen Moldeklev as area sales manager.
Views: 1181
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Longview markets opportunity

June 24 - June 24 - The US port of Longview in Washington state has announced that an industrial waterfront property on the Columbia river on the US west coast is on the market.
Views: 802
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Franz Bracht in crane hat trick

June 24 - June 24 - Erwitte, Germany-based, Franz Bracht Kran-Vermietung has taken delivery of three new Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2 mobile cranes.
Views: 1260
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Bigger blades drive innovation

June 24 - June 24 - Belgium-based High Wind says that its Boom Lock© system will play a key role in safe lifting and installation of the wind energy sector's longest offshore blades.
Views: 936
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Buckerfield in at Virgin

June 24 - June 24 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Steve Buckerfield as vice president sales.
Views: 1580
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Turbine runner takes flight

June 24 - June 24 - A turbine runner and tooling weighing 115 tonnes and destined for the Ust-Srednekanskaya hydroelectric power station has arrived safely at Sokol Airport in Magadan, Russia, onboard a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100freighter.
Views: 836
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ZOMC sees semi-sub launched

June 23 - June 23 - Zhen Hua 33, a self-propelled semi-submersible transportation and float-over vessel that will be marketed by ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has been launched at ZPMC's Nantong fabrication facility in China.
Views: 1411
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UAFL names Simba

June 23 - June 23 - United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) has appointed Simba Africa Maritime (SAM) to be its agents in South Africa from August 1 this year, replacing Seaclad Maritime.
Views: 1693
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Bridging the gap to Brazil

June 22 - June 22 - A loading system developed for the transportation of long aerospace cargoes provided the perfect solution to help load a 35 m long telescopic bridge onto a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100 freighter for its delivery to Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 904
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Lingohr in at Agility

June 22 - June 22 - Global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Markus Lingohr to be managing director for Area Central Europe, giving him responsibility for its operations in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland.
Views: 1239
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'Small rise' in shipping confidence

June 21 - June 21 - According to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens, overall confidence levels in the shipping industry rose slightly in the three months to May 2016.
Views: 1653
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Hydra-Slide in big skid delivery

June 21 - June 21 - Mountain Heavy Transport has acquired a HT500 hydraulically powered heavy track skidding unit and a smaller XLP150 unit from Canadian manufacturer Hydra-Slide.
Views: 1165
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Geodis targets oil and gas resupply

June 21 - June 21 - International logistics provider Geodis is presently opening a new office in Aberdeen, UK, focusing on the oil and gas resupply business.
Views: 1724
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Nicolas delivers in topside move

June 21 - June 21 - Nigerian transport services provider Wellmann Group has used 128 axle lines of Nicolas MHD G2 self-propelled modules to move an oil platform topside at the Nigerdock production yard in Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, Lagos.
Views: 775
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Swire launches Pacific Islands service

June 21 - June 21 - Effective July 1, Swire Shipping is launching a new twice-monthly direct multipurpose liner service from Australia to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji.
Views: 1272
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K+N in European reshuffle

June 21 - June 21 - With effect from October 1, Kuehne + Nagel is establishing two organisational units focusing on central and eastern Europe, and western Europe respectively.
Views: 1401
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Siemens and Gamesa to merge

June 21 - June 21 - Siemens has signed a binding agreement to merge its wind power business with Gamesa to create what it claims will become “a leading global wind power player”.
Views: 1445
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BigRoll Bering delivered

June 20 - June 20 - BigRoll Shipping's second MC Class ship BigRoll Bering has been handed over to the company by Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
Views: 1116
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Scheuerle trailer in Alaskan haul

June 20 - June 20 - Alaska West Express - part of the Lynden group of companies - acquired a Scheuerle trailer last year, which has recently played a key role in an Alaskan pipeline project.
Views: 868
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ABC tonnage soars

June 20 - June 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has recorded a 31 percent year-on-year increase in tonnage during May and the first five months of 2016.
Views: 1044
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ALE boosts barge business

June 20 - June 20 - ALE is expanding its marine services to provide offshore barge transportation, including brokering, chartering and hire, in addition to turnkey marine operations.
Views: 557
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Cumings up at Vanguard

June 20 - June 20 - Roland Cumings has been named managing director of South African heavy lifting and transport specialist Vanguard, with effect from June 1.
Views: 1074
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Palfinger to buy TTS

June 20 - June 20 - Austrian deck equipment manufacturer Palfinger Marine has entered into an agreement to acquire Norway based marine and offshore equipment supplier TTS Group.
Views: 746
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Grieg Star completes refinancing

June 17 - June 17 - Grieg Star has completed a senior debt refinancing, involving extended maturities for the financing of 23 vessels in its fleet.
Views: 1202
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Fesco shuffles board of directors

June 17 - June 17 - Fesco's vice president, legal and corporate affairs, Dmitry Shokhin, is leaving the company and resigning from the management board.
Views: 1072
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Mammoet delivers for RAPID

June 17 - June 17 - Mammoet has begun the delivery of components for Petronas' Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Malaysia.
Views: 1921
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Van der Vlist goes via Antwerp

June 17 - June 17 - Van der Vlist has coordinated the packing and transport of a 70-tonne unit of equipment for use in the cement industry from the Netherlands to the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 827
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Construction begins in Cuxhaven

June 17 - June 17 - Construction has started of Siemens' new manufacturing facility for offshore wind energy equipment in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 859
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InterMax delivers to Jeddah

June 17 - June 17 - Shanghai, China based InterMax has arranged the transport of tanks and other equipment, with a total volume of 730 cu m, from China to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1319
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Australian biosecurity act introduced

June 17 - June 17 - Australia's Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has advised that, as of June 16, the Biosecurity Act 2015 replaces the Quarantine Act 1908.
Views: 773
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Concargo brand re-established

June 17 - June 17 - Concargo - the South Africa based road haulage, general and project cargo logistics provider - has been re-established.
Views: 881
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Qatar Airways plans expansion

June 16 - June 16 - Qatar Airways chief officer cargo, Ulrich Ogiermann, has announced that the Middle Eastern airline plans to become a major player in three new markets - transpacific, Australia and South America - over the next nine months.
Views: 1226
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Crane crosses Broekman terminal

June 16 - June 16 - A large container crane is currently being loaded out from the Broekman Logistics Breakbulk Terminal in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
Views: 1739
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Bahri inks project cargo deal

June 16 - June 16 - Saudi Electric Company (SEC) has signed an agreement with Bahri for the shipment of materials and equipment used in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power.
Views: 1048
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ABC serves six in China

June 16 - June 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added its sixth destination in China with the launch of flights to Chongqing.
Views: 1807
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AAL to sponsor PPG meeting

June 16 - June 16 - AAL will join BBC Chartering Australia and Port Corpus Christi as sponsors of the Project Professionals Group's (PPG) tenth anniversary conference in Melbourne, Australia from September 6-8.
Views: 1430
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Dunkerque names board member

June 16 - June 16 - The board of trustees of Dunkerque-Port have appointed the port's chief commercial officer, Daniel Deschodt, as a member of the executive board.
Views: 955
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CAL expands B747 fleet

June 16 - June 16 - CAL Cargo Airlines has increased its fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft to three.
Views: 469
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Liebherr turnover growth continues

June 15 - June 15 - Liebherr Group recorded a turnover of EUR9.2 billion (USD10.3 billion) in 2015, a 4.7 percent year-on-year increase.
Views: 1631
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Kieldrecht Lock ready for business

June 15 - June 15 - Grimaldi's vessel Grande Lagos has become the first ship to enter the new Kieldrecht Lock in Antwerp, Belgium.
Views: 1536
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Terex launches Transace tractors

June 15 - June 15 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has introduced its new Transace terminal tractors for ro-ro operations and container transport.
Views: 720
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Geodis adds Indian head

June 15 - June 15 - Geodis India has appointed Sushma Fulsunge as regional director, western region.
Views: 1347
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PD Ports puts new quay to use

June 15 - June 15 - PD Ports has welcomed the wind turbine installation vessel, Pacific Orca, and heavy lift ship, Jumbo Javelin, to its newly developed quay at Teesport, UK.
Views: 919
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One down at Nurminen

June 15 - June 15 - Maija Dietrich, vice president and member of Nurminen Logistics' management team, is stepping down from the company in September.
Views: 844
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Wikborg Rein appoints three

June 14 - June 14 - International law firm Wikborg Rein has appointed Nick Shepherd and Mike Stewart as partners, and Mary Lindsay as senior lawyer.
Views: 1474
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NYK goes subsea

June 14 - June 14 - NYK has reached an agreement with Ezra Holdings and Chiyoda Corporation to acquire a 25 percent stake in EMAS Chiyoda Subsea (ECS).
Views: 1321
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Tower crane in tight turbine lift

June 14 - June 14 - A Liebherr 1000 EC-B 125 Litronic tower crane has been used for the first time to erect a wind turbine at the Prechtaler Schanze wind farm in the Black Forest, Germany.
Views: 1092
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Terex launches simulator training

June 14 - June 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has presented a newly designed training programme for harbour crane operators at the TOC Europe exhibition in Hamburg, Germany.
Views: 1073
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Chipolbrok celebrates 65 years

June 14 - June 14 - The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company (Chipolbrok), which celebrates its 65th anniversary tomorrow, says that, in spite of the "ongoing shipping crisis since 2008, the latest mergers, cooperations and startups", the company has dealt w
Views: 2124
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Cosco claims wind power cargo record

June 14 - June 14 - Cosco Shipping's multipurpose ship, Da Chang recently loaded 85,000 cu m of wind power equipment in Da Feng Port, and says it was the largest volume of such cargo ever loaded on one of its multipurpose ships with heavy lift capabilities.
Views: 974
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AN-225 flies with Freightworks

June 13 - June 13 - UAE based forwarder Freightworks has coordinated the transport of a compressor skid and associated equipment from Ukraine to Abu Dhabi on board the AN-225 freighter aircraft.
Views: 968
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Ivar Aasen deck sets sail

June 13 - June 13 - The platform deck for the Ivar Aasen project is now on its way to Norway after leaving the yard area in Singapore on board the Coscol vessel Xiang Rui Kou.
Views: 788
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High five for training course

June 13 - June 13 - The Project Forwarders Certificate in Project Cargo Management celebrates its fifth anniversary in Houston during the Breakbulk Americas education programme from September 26-27.
Views: 1662
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Projects fly in for PCN members

June 10 - June 10 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) members from around the globe have been busy moving complex and oversize cargoes for a multitude of recent projects.
Views: 1794
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Van der Vlist on the double

June 10 - June 10 - Van der Vlist has transported a 15 m long generator from Germany to a sugar factory in Bury St Edmunds, UK.
Views: 787
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Eilon in crane scale launch

June 10 - June 10 - Eilon Engineering launched its new Ron Crane Scales PRR (portable radio receiver) at the CeMAT trade show in Hannover.
Views: 791
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DHL looks to the moon

June 10 - June 10 - DHL and Airbus Defence and Space have agreed to support space robotics technology developer Astrobotic to develop its lunar payload delivery service.
Views: 598
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Mammoet prepares for FPSO integration

June 10 - June 10 - Mammoet has begun preparations for lifting modules onto the P-76 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) hull in Brazil.
Views: 1648
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BDP expands into Morocco

June 10 - June 10 - BDP International is opening a new office in Casablanca, Morocco.
Views: 1901
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Petrasco loads Congo cargo

June 10 - June 10 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has completed the shipment of equipment on board a chartered vessel from Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo to Aberdeen, UK.
Views: 944
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A2SEA inks Horns Reef 3 contract

June 10 - June 10 - A2SEA's purpose-built offshore installation vessel Sea Installer will be deployed to install 49 MHI Vestas turbines for the Horns Reef 3 offshore wind farm off the coast of Denmark.
Views: 833
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Great Lakes ports kick-start shipping season

June 9 - June 9 - During the first nine weeks of the 2016 navigation season, a number of ships have delivered high-value project cargoes to ports in the Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway system.
Views: 1911
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R&B wins big barge move

June 9 - June 9 - R&B Global Projects has been awarded a contract to transport four inland barges from the Indian Port of Mormugao to Libreville in Gabon.
Views: 1132
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Central Oceans ships to Malta

June 9 - June 9 - UK based project forwarder Central Oceans has coordinated the shipment of a 250-tonne bunker barge from the Port of Antwerp to Valletta, Malta.
Views: 1193
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New freighter service between Belgium and Angola

June 9 - June 9 - Network Airline Management has signed a long-term contract with TAAG Angola Airlines to provide a Boeing 747-400F factory-built freighter to operate a weekly freighter flight from Liege, Belgium to Luanda, Angola.
Views: 1130
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Port Manatee adjusts entry process

June 9 - June 9 - From June 13, the south gate entrance to Port Manatee in the USA will close for about 12 weeks while a construction project advances enhancements to security and traffic flow, with all traffic being routed through the port's north gate complex.
Views: 701
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Demolish or consolidate, says Drewry

June 8 - June 8 - In a webinar yesterday, Drewry analyst Susan Oatway suggested that the current overcapacity in the multipurpose shipping market can only be improved in the short term if operators of bulk carriers start scrapping some of their older ships.
Views: 898
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Galborg name to disappear

June 8 - June 8 - With effect from July 1, 2016, Galborg Pte Ltd will be renamed MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping Pte Ltd, while Galborg USA, LLC will renamed MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping LLC.
Views: 1070
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Hapag-Lloyd unveils new website

June 8 - June 8 - Hapag-Lloyd has presented its new website, which it claims has an even more customer-friendly format.
Views: 497
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Nicolas helps bridge the gap

June 8 - June 8 - Dragages Hongkong has used its Nicolas MHD G2 SPE modules to transport pre-cast bridge elements for the construction of a 9.4 km long viaduct section as part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge project.
Views: 822
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Ecuador port deal agreed

June 8 - June 8 - DP World has been awarded a 50-year concession for the development of a greenfield multipurpose port project in Posorja, Ecuador, 65 km from Guayaquil.
Views: 1344
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Andover delivers to Mar-Train

June 7 - June 7 - Northern Ireland based abnormal load specialist Mar-Train Heavy Haulage has taken delivery of a five-axle extending step frame trailer from Andover Trailers.
Views: 1057
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WWPC director wins recognition

June 7 - June 7 - Wolfgang Karau, owner and managing director of Finnish project forwarder Procargo and director of operations at the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has been awarded the Diamond Cross from the Federation of Finnish Enterprises in recognition
Views: 1300
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Höegh Trapper named

June 7 - June 7 - The fourth vessel in Höegh Autoliners' series of New Horizon class pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) has been named Höegh Trapper during a naming ceremony at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industries in China.
Views: 1132
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Straightpoint adds NY distributor

June 7 - June 7 - Straightpoint has appointed New York, USA based Electromatic Equipment Co as a distributor of its force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment.
Views: 1172
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Juul takes helm at dship

June 7 - June 7 - Martin Juul has been appointed to replace Finn Rasmussen as president of dship Carriers (Americas).
Views: 1152
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AAL optimistic about Japan

June 7 - June 7 - At AAL Japan's one-year anniversary celebrations in Tokyo, almost 200 industry stakeholders came together to share cautious optimism about Japan's economic outlook and the future for the country's project cargo exports.
Views: 1923
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FLS-KAA delivers to Basra

June 6 - June 6 - FLS-KAA has coordinated the door-to-door shipment of 1,300 cu m of project cargo from Abu Dhabi in the UAE to a site in Basra, Iraq.
Views: 1111
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K+N names airfreight head

June 6 - June 6 - Kuehne + Nagel International has appointed Yngve Ruud to its management board to assume responsibility for the company's airfreight business.
Views: 1202
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RiverOak continues Manston fight

June 6 - June 6 - RiverOak Investments has appointed a team of legal, aviation, planning, environmental impact and public affairs specialists to support its application for a development consent order (DCO) in relation to the UK's Manston Airport.
Views: 1325
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Lubbers to take on Wagenborg division

June 6 - June 6 - Dutch specialised transport services provider Lubbers Logistics Group intends to acquire the special road transport division of Wagenborg Nedlift, with effect from July 1.
Views: 1285
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Australian import requirements amended

June 6 - June 6 - Australia's Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has informed that, from June 16 onwards, an import permit will no longer be required for used machinery, used equipment and used parts.
Views: 889
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It's Allgood at GPA

June 6 - June 6 - James L. Allgood has been elected chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), while Griff Lynch will replace Curtis Foltz as executive director of the authority.
Views: 1166
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Lifting first for Balmer

June 6 - June 6 - Balmer Spedition und LKW-Service has purchased its first mobile crane - a five-axle Liebherr LTM 1160-5.2.
Views: 1533
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CLC meets in Lisbon

June 3 - June 3 - The CLC Projects network held its ninth global conference in Lisbon, Portugal from May 21-22.
Views: 860
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Gebrüder Weiss targets Iran

June 3 - June 3 - Gebrüder Weiss sees its recent introduction of a direct consolidated freight link between Sofia in Bulgaria and the Iranian capital of Tehran, as the start of the expansion of its portfolio of services for the country, including FCL transport and
Views: 1258
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Mammoet towers ahead in turbine move

June 3 - June 3 - Mammoet Wind has worked together with Octra and Coordinadora to complete the offloading and transport of four wind turbine components - one nacelle and three tower sections - for the Osterild wind turbine test field in Denmark.
Views: 869
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CEA expands in SE Asia

June 3 - June 3 - CEA Project Logistics Thailand has opened two new logistics bases in Laos and Vietnam.
Views: 1367
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Record start for Port of Baltimore

June 3 - July 3 - The Port of Baltimore set a record for cargo handling during the first three months of 2016. The port's public marine terminals, managed by the Maryland Port Administration (MPA), handled 2.4 million tonnes of general cargo surpassing the previou
Views: 796
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RUD in WBPG hoist ring launch

June 3 - June 3 - Lifting and lashing equipment manufacturer RUD has introduced its WBPG hoist ring, designed for heavy-duty lifting requirements for the offshore, heavy engineering and handling industries.
Views: 315
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ALE signs huge Siemens deal

June 3 - June 3 - Siemens has awarded a four-year crane framework agreement to ALE for the supply and deployment of cranes, specialised transport equipment and personnel to the manufacturer's harbour-based offshore wind sites in the UK and Germany.
Views: 1610
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Coscol giant launched

June 2 - June 2 - Coscol's 98,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel, Guang Hua Kou, has been launched by Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China.
Views: 1234
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Poulsson named ICS chair

June 2 - June 2 - Esben Poulsson, president of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), has been elected as the new chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
Views: 1376
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MACS adds South American options

June 2 - June 2 - Through a connecting carrier arrangement with Seaboard Marine, MACS can now offer a new service option between Europe, the west coast of South America and Jamaica.
Views: 1011
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WCA celebrates tenth meeting

June 2 - June 2 - The WCA Projects network's tenth annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal from May 17-20 was attended by 150 members representing 60 countries.
Views: 1529
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Bear-y nice job for ACS

June 2 - June 2 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has arranged a charter to fly three orphaned bear cubs from Georgia to a specialist sanctuary in Greece.
Views: 897
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Scan Global gets new investor

June 2 - June 2 - BWB Partners has entered into an agreement to sell its shares in Scan Global Logistics (SGL) to US based private equity group, AEA Investors.
Views: 784
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GAC sets up in Namibia

June 1 - June 1 - GAC has launched it own operation in Namibia in response to growing demand from its oil and gas customers and increasing cargo trade between the country and its neighbouring African nations.
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Chapman and Fiege fly OOG to UAE

June 1 - June 1 - Chapman Freeborn and Fiege Logistics Switzerland completed the transportation of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment from Germany to the UAE, using the giant Antonov AN-225 freighter and an additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
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Hellmann in Spanish transformation

June 1 - June 1 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics' project cargo team in Spain has coordinated the delivery of a 116-tonne transformer from the Port of Vigo to Chile.
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Rickmers takes on Nordana's project line

June 1 - June 1 - Consolidation in the multipurpose shipping sector took a further step forward today with the news that Rickmers-Linie is set to take over Nordana Project & Chartering.
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AKD names transport specialist

June 1 - June 1 - Rotterdam based law firm AKD has appointed Annemieke Spijker as a partner in its transport and energy team.
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Crowley continues Puerto Rican investment

June 1 - June 1 - Crowley Puerto Rico Services is going ahead with an additional USD21 million construction contract for improvements and upgrades at its Isla Grande port terminal in San Juan.
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