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Sectors News from August 2016

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Rickmers releases half-year report

August 31 - August 31 - The Rickmers Group has issued its 2016 half-year report, which confirms consolidated revenues of EUR249.3 million (USD277.6 million) - a 13.9 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
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Kässbohrer showcases new home

August 31 - August 31 - Kässbohrer has welcomed business partners from 15 different countries to its new production plant in Ulm, Germany.
Views: 422
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Freja posts half-year growth

August 31 - August 31 - Freja Transport & Logistics posted year-on-year growth of 1 percent in turnover at EUR166 million (USD184 million) for the first half of 2016, with a 20 percent increase in EBIT to EUR4.2 million (USD4.6 million).
Views: 725
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Hanjin to file for receivership

August 31 - August 31 - South Korea's Hanjin Shipping is to file for court receivership after losing the support of its banks.
Views: 1487
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Nitto Baxi JV established

August 30 - August 30 - “K” Line has established a cargo handling service provider in India, Nitto Baxi, through a joint venture with its group company Nitto Total Logistics and business partner J.M. Baxi.
Views: 452
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BNSF moves press across states

August 30 - August 30 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston has coordinated the transport of a large automotive press from Lafayette, Indiana to Georgetown, Kentucky in the USA.
Views: 753
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Petrasco in chopper move

August 30 - August 30 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the delivery of two helicopters from Eastern Europe to the UK.
Views: 592
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Combi Lift opens US hub

August 30 - August 30 - Combi Lift has established a US subsidiary - Combi Lift America - based in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1022
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Khalifa Port to expand

August 30 - August 30 - Abu Dhabi Ports has revealed a major expansion plan for Khalifa Port, which will see an extra 1,000 m of quay wall added at the UAE gateway.
Views: 596
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Jurassic move for Jan de Rijk

August 26 - August 26 - Jan de Rijk Logistics has transported a 66-million-year-old skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to the city of Leiden in the Netherlands.
Views: 535
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Global fleet growth expected

August 25 - August 25 - The heavy lift and multipurpose (HL/MPV) shipping sector is under extreme pressure. With desperately low commodity prices laying waste to new capital projects, and increasing competition from other shipping modes for cargoes, the HL/MPV sector
Views: 1271
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Modules move with Blue Water

August 25 - August 25 - The special project department of Blue Water Shipping has been involved in the transport of two large accommodation modules, weighing up to 650 tonnes.
Views: 536
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Hansa makes Brazilian FPSO move

August 25 - August 25 - Hansa Heavy Lift has shipped five pipe racks and three oversize modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 tonnes, for a new floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit off the coast of Brazil.
Views: 902
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ALE navigates Atyrau streets

August 24 - August 24 - ALE has completed the transport of the heaviest out-of-gauge components for the Atyrau refinery in Kazakhstan.
Views: 882
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Stolberg trial nears completion?

August 24 - August 24 - Some of the German media reported that yesterday was a reasonable day in court for Niels Stolberg, the ex-head of the now defunct Beluga Group, when the presiding judges in Bremen's regional court ruled that one of three indictments against hi
Views: 696
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Huisman wins heavy lift orders

August 24 - August 24 - Huisman has secured new crane contracts with a total value of around EUR300 million (USD338 million) from various contractors, including two 900-tonne capacity heavy lift ship cranes for BigLift Shipping.
Views: 915
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Maiden project for Allseas ship

August 24 - August 24 - Allseas' single lift installation, decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has executed its first heavy lift project, with the removal of the 13,500-tonne Yme mobile offshore production unit in the North Sea.
Views: 652
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Fednav claims ballast water first

August 24 - August 24 - The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbour has welcomed Fednav's oceangoing laker, Federal Caribou, which is one of seven new ships equipped with a ballast water treatment system.
Views: 526
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NORD/LB deal reduces shipping exposure

August 24 - August 24 - NORD/LB (Norddeutsche Landesbank) and KKR Credit have reached an agreement by which, subject to completion of certain conditions precedents, KKR Credit, together with a sovereign wealth fund, will acquire a portfolio of performing and non-perf
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Crane arrives at MGT

August 24 - August 24 - Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT) - the new container and general cargo terminal on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) - has received the first of two new mobile harbour cranes from Terex Port Solutions.
Views: 813
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Long load for Combi Lift

August 23 - August 23 - Combi Lift's multipurpose vessel Palabora has loaded an oversize vacuum column and cooker fractionator in Masan, South Korea for delivery to the Mina Abdullah and Mina Al Ahmadi refineries in southern Kuwait.
Views: 692
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Straightpoint assists Speedy move

August 23 - August 23 - Speedy Services has used load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment from Straightpoint to weigh and calculate the centre of gravity of a 298-tonne flare stack bound for a BP oil rig in the North Sea.
Views: 483
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Agility appoints management duo

August 23 - August 23 - Agility has named Richard Strollo as managing director, Malaysia, and Frank Guerra as chief executive officer for Australasia, giving him responsibility for operations in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.
Views: 633
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China eyes logistics industry development

August 23 - August 23 - China's Ministry of Transport has issued a guideline to promote “the intensified, intelligent and standardised development of the logistics industry” and make efforts to reduce costs and enhance efficiency in the sector.
Views: 486
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Ningbo Zhoushan gets ro-ro ready

August 23 - August 23 - The new ro-ro and bulk cargo terminal at the Meishan area of China's Ningbo Zhoushan port has been officially opened to foreign vessels.
Views: 1136
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Multi Marine and Conti7 strengthen alliance

August 23 - August 23 - Belgium's Conti7 shipping group and Italy's Multi Marine Services (MMS) have strengthened their short sea services partnership through a new joint operation, Conti Carwil Line, combining the respective services of Conti Med Line and Carwil Lin
Views: 796
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Refurb for Tulsa heavy lift crane



August 23 - August 23 - A total refurbishment and transplant of advanced materials handling technology into the 200-tonne capacity crane at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa will help this inland US port continue to serve its existing users cost-efficiently while introducing
Views: 1014
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Milwaukee steps up for Emmert

August 22 - August 22 - Emmert International has arranged for the transportation of a 295 tonnes (650,000 lbs) press from Canada on a McKeil Marine deck barge across the Great Lakes through the Port of Milwaukee to a Scot Forge plant in Illinois.
Views: 743
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JAXPORT gets heavy lift of its own

August 22 - August 22 - In the USA, JAXPORT's ongoing investment could be seen as three container cranes arrived at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal aboard the ZPMC semi-submersible ship, Zhen Hua 14, which departed from Shanghai, China in early June. They wi
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Changes at the top for Fednav

August 22 - August 22 - Effective September 10, Paul Pathy will assume responsibility as the sole chief executive officer of Fednav Limited and of Fednav International Ltd (FIL).
Views: 548
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Nigeria Navy beats off pirates

August 20 - August 19 - Carisbrooke Shipping's Vectis Osprey, which is under the commercial management of the Zeaborn Group, has been rescued by the Nigeria Navy from attempted piracy, having been offshore of Bonny Island, Nigeria.
Views: 610
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General cargoes up in Lower Saxony seaports

August 19 - August 18 - In the first half of 2016, the nine Lower Saxony seaports in Germany handled 23.8 million tonnes of cargo, slightly down on the same period of 2015 (25.7 million tonnes).
Views: 448
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Profits tumble at Boskalis

August 19 - August 19 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) realised a net profit of EUR147.5 million in the first half of 2016, less than half of the EUR 306.5 million it achieved in the corresponding period of 2015, with the spot market in its Offshore Energy dep
Views: 1003
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Pan Ocean back in the black

August 19 - August 19 - South Korean shipping company, Pan Ocean has reversed the loss it recorded in the first half of 2015, turning in a profit for the same period of this year.
Views: 747
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More mergers and acquisitions says Drewry

August 19 - August 19 - Poor first half results in container shipping in the first half make it more likely that more merger activity can be expected, says London's Drewry Maritime Research.
Views: 790
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PPG milestone

August 19 - August 19 - Project forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG), is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary on August 27.
Views: 623
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Inchcape opens in Amsterdam

August 19 - August 19 - Maritime and logistics service provider, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has opened an office in Amsterdam - the company's second office in the Netherlands.
Views: 636
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ALE stays on the rails in Doha

August 18 - August 18 - ALE has moved 1,470 heavy items to successfully complete the first phase of its work on the new Doha metro project.
Views: 870
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All change at Dachser Air & Sea Logistics

August 18 - August 18 - Effective January 1, 2016, Jochen Müller will join the Dachser management team and will take over from Thomas Reuter as chief operations officer of the company's Air & Sea Logistics business on January 1, 2018
Views: 1226
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Maiden flight for world's largest aircraft

August 18 - August 18 - An airship that is claimed to be the world's largest aircraft made its maiden flight with a short but historic jaunt over an airfield in the English Midlands.


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UK set for largest offshore wind farm

August 17 - August 17 - Companies active in providing logistics, transport and installation services for the renewable energy sector will be buoyed from the news that the UK Government has given planning consent to Dong Energy for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm.
Views: 651
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Grove crane in Paradise

August 17 - August 17 - Crane and heavy transport service provider, DCH Crane, has taken delivery of a Grove GMK5250L in a move to enhance the mobility of its fleet.
Views: 649
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Throughput down at Hamburg

August 17 - August 17 - The Port of Hamburg has reported that for the first half of 2016 total seaborne cargo throughput was down 0.9 percent on the previous year at 70.2 million tonnes.
Views: 683
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Hapag-Lloyd carries trains to Peru

August 16 - August 16 - Today's loading of six metro cars onboard Hapag Lloyd's container ship Cerinthus at the port of Salerno, Italy, marks the first in a series of shipments that will see the shipping line carry a total of 42 trains consisting of 252 metro cars fr
Views: 807
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Offices take to the water

August 16 - August 16 - Port of Tilbury and S Walsh's new construction alliance - London Construction Link (LCL) - has started to carry out the waterborne delivery of the Thames Tideway Tunnel (TTT) project offices to Central London.
Views: 501
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Crowley names strategy VP

August 16 - August 16 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Eric Evans to vice president of strategy, a newly-created position that will focus on facilitating long-term growth through external business partnerships, including mergers and acquisitions.
Views: 1036
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Veja Mate wind park on schedule

August 16 - August 16 - The Hamburg-based Buss Port Logistics has successfully completed the near-shore logistics and storage operations for the future Veja Mate offshore windpark. 

Views: 787
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Scheuerle SPMTs on the move in Mexico

August 15 - August 15 - Trasportes y Gruas Aguado has transported two distillation columns for the petrochemical industry weighing 521 and 483 tonnes using its new 24 axle SPMT (self-propelled modular transporter) axle lines.
Views: 461
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BBC returns to Denmark

August 15 - August 15 - BBC Chartering has re-launched its presence in Denmark, opening a representative office in Esbjerg.
Views: 886
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SeaWorks handles Amazonian cargoes

August 15 - August 15 - Earlier this summer, SeaWorks' multipurpose heavy lift ship, SCL Angela sailed from Belem, North Brazil to Moerdijk, The Netherlands with a full cargo of used rolling stock, including dump trucks, hydraulic excavators, water trucks and compact
Views: 670
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Palfinger ends TTS takeover

August 15 - August 15 - The Austrian company Palfinger Marine has terminated its attempt to acquire all the shares in Norway, Bergen-based TTS Group.
Views: 776
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Worldwide success for PCN members

August 12 - August 12 - Member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Poland, Scandinavian Express has completed the transport of six bridge sections, each measuring 7.5 m wide, from Poland to Sweden.
Views: 1050
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Maersk Group profit tumbles

August 12 - August 12 - Maersk Group recorded a profit of USD118 million in the second quarter of 2016, down from USD1.1 billion in the same period of 2015.
Views: 522
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TPS makes Liège delivery

August 12 - August 12 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is supplying a Terex Gottwald Model 2 G HMK 2304 mobile harbour crane and a Stackace E 6-8 empty container handler to the Belgian river Port of Liège.
Views: 429
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High five for big blade shipment

August 12 - August 12 - Hamburg based shipbroker Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB) has worked together with liner agent Nepa Shipping to arrange the transport of 150 individual wind turbine blades from China to the USA on board the newbuild heavy lift vessel Chipolbrok Atla
Views: 868
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Rickmers continues to weather market storm

August 12 - August 12 - Rickmers Group recorded consolidated revenues of EUR249.3 million (USD277.9 million) in the first half of 2016 - a 13.9 percent decrease compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 622
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St Lawrence Seaway traffic down

August 11 - August 11 - Falling coal and iron ore volumes on the St Lawrence Seaway contributed to an 11 percent reduction in total tonnage in the first quarter, while steel slabs - up 214 percent - were one of the few cargoes to show growth.
Views: 737
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Siemens continues Egypt power project

August 11 - August 11 - The modules for the first heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) for the Siemens mega project in Egypt have been loaded at the Port of Ulsan, South Korea for their journey to the Beni Suef power plant.
Views: 635
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NWSA benefits from widened Panama Canal

August 11 - August 11 - Officials at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) have welcomed the first call of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL)'s ro-ro vessel Thalatta as an excellent example of how the ports of Seattle and Tacoma will benefit from the widening o
Views: 643
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Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr support solar flight

August 11 - August 11 - Solar Impulse 2's (Si2) historic mission to become the first solar-powered aircraft to circumnavigate the globe was successfully achieved with the logistics support of Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 518
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NASA balloon recovered by BNSFL

August 11 - August 11 - BNSF Logistics' (BNSFL) global project centre in Houston has recovered a NASA super pressure balloon from a site close to the city of Arequipa in Peru.
Views: 677
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First ships for Hull's windmill port

August 11 - August 11 - Berths at the Green Port Hull development at Alexandra Dock in the UK have carried out their first task - handling ships delivering crushed stone, which will be used to surface the wind turbine factory site that is being built by Siemens.
Views: 419
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Hydra-Slide transforms in Texas

August 10 - August 10 - Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging has used an HT500 skidding system from Hydra-Slide to position two transformers in Texas, USA.
Views: 770
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Chipolbrok set for third newbuild

August 10 - August 10 - Chipolbrok's third newbuild heavy lift vessel, Chipolbrok Atlantic, is set to make its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg's C. Steinweg terminal at the end of September.
Views: 708
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Holleman begins mill move

August 10 - August 10 - Holleman Bulgaria is transporting eight over-dimensional mill supports and frames from Bulgaria to Poland.
Views: 630
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Wind energy benefits Brownsville

August 10 - August 10 - Wind farm projects continue to flourish in Cameron County and surrounding Texan counties, which the Port of Brownsville says is creating revenue for the US gateway as it continues to handles a host of wind turbine components.
Views: 614
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Turbine travels through Strasbourg

August 10 - August 10 - A 370-tonne gas turbine, manufactured at GE's factory in Belfort, has been handled by Rhine Europe Terminals (RET) in Strasbourg.
Views: 878
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First lift for Pioneering Spirit

August 10 - August 10 - Allseas' installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has successfully installed the 5,500-tonne test platform topside on its substructure at the K-13 field in the North Sea.
Views: 381
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'Disappointing' start for Hapag-Lloyd

August 10 - August 10 - Subdued economic growth in many parts of the world, persistently tough competition in the liner shipping industry and further declines in freight rates have marked the first half of the 2016 business year for German shipping company Hapag-Lloy
Views: 713
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ALE makes SARB4 progress

August 10 - August 10 - ALE is currently delivering a number of substations, pipe rack and process modules from Mina Zayed port and various fabrication yards to the Satah al-Razboot (SARB4) project site on Zirku Island in the UAE.
Views: 936
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Briese and Auerbach in alliance

August 9 - August 9 - In response to the ongoing difficulties faced by shipping lines active in the multipurpose shipping sector, Briese Schiffahrts and Auerbach Schifffahrt have formed a strategic alliance and will cooperate more closely in the areas of project dev
Views: 935
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Manitowoc relocates crawler production

August 9 - August 9 - The Manitowoc Company intends to relocate its crawler crane manufacturing operations from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to its existing facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, claiming the move will allow the company to reallocate resources to invest in
Views: 575
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Blue Water assists tidal turbine lift

August 9 - August 9 - Blue Water Shipping has assisted Sabella and Mojo Maritime in the retrieval of a tidal turbine off Ushant Island in the Celtic Sea.
Views: 304
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BNSF presses ahead

August 9 - August 9 - BNSF Logistics' global project team in Houston has coordinated the shipment of a 220,000 lb (99.7-tonne) press bolster from Ontario, Canada to Texas, USA.
Views: 592
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Stripper sails with Combi Lift

August 9 - August 9 - Combi Lift's heavy lift ship Palau has loaded a 540-tonne stripper, measuring 95 m long, in Masan, South Korea for delivery to Johor in Malaysia.
Views: 822
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Foord up at JSA Global

August 9 - August 9 - UK based liner agency JSA Global has named John Foord as director, with immediate effect.
Views: 603
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New Zealand ports partner up

August 9 - August 9 - Ports of Auckland and Napier Ports have signed a strategic alliance, which they claim will allow them to optimise services for freight customers and achieve further scale and efficiencies in the supply chain.
Views: 691
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Thumbs up for Konecranes

August 9 - August 9 - Konecranes has received approval from the European Commission (EC) and the US Department of Justice (USDOJ) for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 820
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Ups and downs for Agility

August 8 - August 8 - Despite a drop in revenue, Agility posted a net profit of KWD15 million (USD49.7 million) in the second quarter of 2016 - an 11 percent increase compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 647
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Pioneering Spirit leaves Rotterdam

August 8 - August 8 - Allseas' installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has departed Rotterdam and is on its way to the North Sea, where it will perform offshore trials.
Views: 455
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Biomass plant arrives in Brunswick

August 8 - August 8 - Grieg Star's multipurpose vessel Star Lygra has delivered equipment for a biomass plant under construction in Albany to the Port of Brunswick in Georgia, USA.
Views: 622
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Turkish delight for ALE

August 8 - August 8 - ALE's 4,300-tonne capacity AL.SK190 crane has performed its first lifts in Turkey, with the installation of two components at the greenfield SOCAR & Turcas Aegean Refinery site in Aliaga, Izmir province.
Views: 1168
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Combi Terminal opens at Jurong

August 8 - August 8 - Singapore's Jurong Port has commenced operations at its Combi Terminal, which has been designed to cater for multipurpose vessels carrying a variety of general cargoes.
Views: 1174
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Queen B makes Manatee call

August 8 - August 8 - Port Manatee has welcomed World Direct Shipping's new vessel Queen B on its maiden voyage from Mexico to the USA.
Views: 753
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Airlander 10 leaves hangar

August 8 - August 8 - Hybrid Air Vehicles' (HAV) airship Airlander 10 has successfully exited its hangar at Cardington Airfield in the UK.
Views: 337
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HeavyLift@Sea designs for Burbo Bank

August 5 - August 5 - MHI Vestas Offshore Wind contracted Hamburg based design and engineering company HeavyLift@Sea to design grillages for the sea fastening of wind turbine blades built for Dong Energy's 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension project.
Views: 392
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Berard on the double

August 5 - August 5 - Iberia, Louisiana headquartered Berard Transportation completed the load-out of a 285-tonne module bound for the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 555
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WCA Projects members on the move

August 5 - August 5 - WCA Projects member, Falcon Logistics Solution, has completed the trial shipment of seven mobile cranes from China to Thailand, with the help of Qingdao Maga International Logistics, reports Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 1052
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United Heavy Lift welcomes VirVarenya

August 5 - August 5 - Hamburg headquartered United Heavy Lift has been appointed commercial manager for J.M. Baxi Group's newbuild deck carrier VirVarenya.
Views: 1130
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Terex begins transition period

August 5 - August 5 - Terex Corporation posted an income from continuing operations of USD109.6 million and net sales of USD1.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016, compared with income of USD75.9 million and net sale of USD1.4 billion in the same period of 2015.
Views: 567
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Ceva stabilises in challenging market

August 5 - August 5 - In its half-year 2016 results, Ceva posted revenues of USD3.23 billion - a 7.8 percent year-on-year decrease, while adjusted EBITA slid 5.8 percent year-on-year to USD118 million.
Views: 358
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OOS inks semi-sub contract

August 4 - August 4 - OOS International Group has signed a contract with China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) for the construction of two newbuild semi-submersible crane vessels.
Views: 1582
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Mill moves with Stute

August 4 - August 4 - Stute Logistics has coordinated the transport of a cement mill from Slavonski Brod in Croatia to the Port of Antwerp, for onward delivery to Jordan.
Views: 800
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Software innovation for Straightpoint

August 4 - August 4 - Straightpoint has launched new software, Proof Test plus, which it claims will add speed, accuracy and breadth to data recording and assist with certification.
Views: 436
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Atlas posts profit drop

August 4 - August 4 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has recorded an income from continuing operations of USD20.9 million in the second quarter of 2016, compared with USD28.4 million for the three months ended June 30, 2015.
Views: 612
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RTL makes Moscow refinery move

August 4 - August 4 - Russia based project logistics provider RTL has organised the transport of four oversize cargoes from Izhorskiye Zavody's plant in Kolpino, Leningradskaya to Gazprom Neft's Moscow refinery, as part of its modernisation programme.
Views: 626
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ALE steps on the gas in Oman

August 4 - August 4 - ALE has performed the first load-out in Oman for the Rabab Harweel Integrated Project, which involves the construction of a gas processing facility in the Middle Eastern nation.
Views: 843
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LBP names German agent

August 3 - August 3 - Licvem NBP (LBP) - a joint venture between Licvem Shipping & Trading and NYK Bulk & Projects - has appointed German Cargo Services (GCS) as its sales agent in Germany.
Views: 750
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Combi Lift delivers Alaskan barge

August 3 - August 3 - Combi Lift has employed Pan Ocean's semi-submersible deck carrier Sun Rise to transport the 5,000-tonne accommodation barge, Swissco 48, from Singapore to Alaska.
Views: 599
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Steder powers ahead in Zimbabwe

August 3 - August 3 - Steder Group - member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the Netherlands, Djibouti and Ethipioa - has coordinated the delivery of power plant equipment to Zimbabwe.
Views: 838
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ISHC files for bankruptcy relief

August 3 - August 3 - International Shipholding Corporation (ISHC) and 17 affiliated debtors have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
Views: 262
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Ritchie Bros makes Petrowsky buy

August 3 - August 3 - Industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros has acquired the business of North Frankin, Connecticut based Petrowsky Auctioneers for USD7 million.
Views: 488
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BOW partners with SIF

August 3 - August 3 - Dutch companies BOW Terminal Vlissingen and SIF Group have signed an agreement to renew their cooperation.
Views: 581
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RHA pursues truck cartel claim

August 2 - August 2 - The UK's Road Haulage Association (RHA) has sought legal advice and intends to pursue the case for compensation from the truck manufacturers that were identified as being involved in a coordinated truck price fixing cartel.
Views: 713
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CLC Projects members kept busy

August 2 - August 2 - Member of CLC Projects representing Malta and Libya, Carmelo Caruana Company, has moved a vast amount of cargo for an LNG power station, writes Yasmin Sinclair.
Views: 970
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RRS in yacht mast lift

August 2 - August 2 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has overseen the lifting and transport of three bespoke carbon composite masts for a superyacht at Trafalgar Wharf in Portsmouth, UK.
Views: 801
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Pioneering Spirit prepares for first job

August 2 - August 2 - Allseas has completed commissioning of the topsides lift system and a major part of the harbour test programme on its installation, decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 402
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Holt steps down from Cargolux

August 2 - August 2 - Claude Zehren has been named interim executive vice president for flight operations at Cargolux, following Jason Holt's decision to step down from the airline with immediate effect.
Views: 484
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FLS makes caravan move

August 1 - August 1 - Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has delivered 250 caravans, each measuring 12 m x 4 m x 3 m, from Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE to a project site in Iraq.
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Thornico enters dry bulk business

August 1 - August 1 - Thornico - parent company of Danish project carrier Thorco Shipping - has launched its own dry bulk vessel operator, Thorco Bulk.
Views: 319
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Cone pair for Alistair

August 1 - August 1 - Tanzania's Alistair Group has handled the transportation of two underflow cones from Johannesburg to Mwadui, Shinyanga.
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Qatar increases IAG stake

August 1 - August 1 - Qatar Airways has increased its stake in International Airlines Group (IAG) from 15.67 percent to 20.01 percent.
Views: 527
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Modulift adds Canadian rep

August 1 - August 1 - Modulift has named Ontario based Equipment Corps as its first distributor in Canada.
Views: 627
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Aqualis to oversee Noble move

August 1 - August 1 - Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Noble Corporation to oversee the load-on, transportation and load-off operations for the first journey of the jack-up rig, Noble Lloyd Noble.
Views: 517
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Coscol makes Yamal delivery

August 1 - August 1 - Coscol's semi-submersible vessel, Xia Zhi Yuan, has shipped four LNG modules from China's Port of Tianjin to the Port of Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project.
Views: 713
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Grants awarded to six US ports

August 1 - August 1 - Six TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grants, totalling USD61.8 million, have been awarded to seaports in the USA or projects directly aiding the efficient movement of goods to and from the country's ports.
Views: 758

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