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First for UECC

September 30 - September 30 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has taken delivery of the world's first LNG dual-fuel pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) from the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China.
Views: 1252
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New chairman at Jurong

September 30 - September 30 - Jurong Port has appointed Ng Chee Keong as its new chairman effective October 1, 2016.
Views: 1363
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BigLift delivers STS cranes to Vigo

September 30 - September 30 - BigLift Shipping's Happy Sky has completed the discharge of two large ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes in Vigo, Spain.
Views: 1228
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Hansa sells two to Spliethoff

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift has sold two of its F-Class vessels to the Spliethoff Group.
Views: 1589
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Downturn sees Hansa shift focus

September 30 - September 30 - Hansa Heavy Lift is responding to difficult market conditions by focusing on specialised transport and installation projects, rather than bread-and-butter project shipments.
Views: 1717
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Bahri looks to US expansion

September 30 - September 30 - Bahri intends to develop and expand its business in the American market, with the opening of a second US office in Houston, Texas.
Views: 1815
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"K" Line denies bankruptcy allegations

September 29 - September 29 - Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has issued a statement that dismisses claims that it is facing bankruptcy.
Views: 116
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New CEO for Baltic Exchange

September 29 - September 29 - The Baltic Exchange Limited (Baltic Exchange) has named Mark Jackson as its next ceo.
Views: 1378
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Vuorsola moves huge tanks

September 29 - September 29 - Finnish haulier Vuorsola is currently overseeing the delivery of four 33-tonne tanks from Pietarsaari to a bio-product mill in Aanekoski some 400 km away.
Views: 1223
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Revenues up at Air Partner

September 29 - September 29 - Air Partner reported strong first-half 2016 results, with revenues up 2.4 percent year-on-year over 2015 to GBP112.9 million (USD146.7 million).
Views: 922
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Damco has new boss

September 28 - September 28 - Effective October 1, Klaus Rud Sejling, current head of East West Trades in Maersk Line, will become ceo of Damco.
Views: 618
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Hanjin Shipping: sale just one option

September 28 - September 28 - Reports in the international business media suggest that the South Korean court that is overseeing Hanjin Shipping's receivership process is considering multiple means of rehabilitating the world's seventh-largest container shipping line, w
Views: 1301
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Antonov gets US flight exemptions

September 28 - September 28 - Ukrainian operator Antonov Company (Antonov Airlines) has been granted broad air charter exemptions for flights to and from the USA by the US Department of Transportation (US DOT).
Views: 1156
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SAL in Damen delivery

September 28 - September 28 - SAL Heavy Lift's Svenja has departed from Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, loaded with 14 Damen Stan pontoons and tugs destined for Rotterdam.
Views: 1421
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Mejia on board at Dan-Gulf

September 28 - September 28 - Dan-Gulf Shipping, which is based in New Orleans, USA, has appointed Alberto Mejia as vice president in the company's liner department.
Views: 1315
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Business brewing at Longview

September 28 - September 28 - The Port of Longview, located on the US west cost, has discharged six oversize brewing tanks using its Liebherr mobile harbour crane.
Views: 1077
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Bahri secures Qualship 21 accreditation

September 27 - September 27 - Saudi Arabia headquartered shipping line Bahri has been enrolled into the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) Qualship 21 programme.
Views: 1164
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Shipping confidence rises

September 27 - September 27 - According to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from Moore Stephens, shipping confidence, notably on the part of charterers and managers, improved for the second successive quarter in the three months ending August 2016.
Views: 980
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Jaxport appoints new board members

September 27 - September 27 - The Port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) has elected four new officers to its board of directors.
Views: 1173
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Antwerp opens new port house

September 26 - September 26 - The Antwerp skyline has been changed with the inauguration of the city's new port house.
Views: 836
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ALE completes turret load-out

September 26 - September 26 - ALE has completed the transportation and load-out of a lower turret for the Kaombo South floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) project.
Views: 877
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Blue Water secures third TCO contract

September 26 - September 26 - Oil exploration company Tengizchevroil (TCO) has exercised an option for two additional module carrier vessels (MCVs) for its TCO FGP project in Kazakhstan.
Views: 1832
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AN-22 back in business

September 23 - September 23 - Antonov's renewed AN-22 aircraft has flown a coil reel from Zurich, Switzerland to Abu Dhabi in the UAE for DB Schenker subsidiary Karpeles Flight Services on behalf of Hyundai.
Views: 1247
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"K" Line considers 'drastic structural reform'

September 23 - September 23 - In its 2016 report, "K" Line has said that its heavy lift shipping business, which is conducted by SAL Heavy Lift, is "striving to improve earnings by implementing various cost-cutting measures in addition to pursuing efficient fleet alloca
Views: 113
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SIF readies monopile shipment

September 23 - September 23 - The new SIF plant at Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam has completed construction of its first lot of monopiles for use in the UK's Galloper offshore wind farm.
Views: 830
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APM Terminals gets new ceo

September 23 - September 23 - Morten Engelstoft, current chief executive of A.P. Moller Shipping Services has been appointed ceo of APM Terminals, with effect from November 1, 2016.
Views: 1369
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Seaforth prototype ready for action

September 22 - September 22 - Ballast Water Containers (BWC), a company set up by Glasgow based Malin Group, has recently begun trials with its Seaforth containerised ballast water treatment system (BWTS).
Views: 1879
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Volga-Dnepr on patrol

September 22 - September 22 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines delivered four Mangust patrol boats built at the Vympel Shipyard in Rybinsk to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in the Far East of Russia, on board two AN-124 freighter flights.
Views: 1241
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Optimarin submits BWT system for US approval

September 22 - September 22 - Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has become the first supplier to submit an application for type approval to the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
Views: 1024
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Return cargo contract at Everett

September 22 - September 22 - Forest Marketing Enterprises (Formark) has been working with Eastern Car Liner (ECL) to deliver logs from the Port of Everett to Japan.
Views: 832
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NR Rail established

September 22 - September 22 - Finland's Nurminen Logistics and Russian Rustranscom have agreed to form a jointly owned company, NR Rail.
Views: 1137
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Reduced income for marine cargo insurers

September 22 - September 22 - The International Union of Maritime Insurers (IUMI) said that global cargo premiums fell by 9 percent between 2014 and 2015 to USD15.8 billion.
Views: 1375
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PrimoCargo engines ahead

September 21 - September 21 - PrimoCargo has coordinated the transport of four diesel generator engine sets, weighing 125 tonnes each, from Frederikshavn in Denmark to Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Views: 921
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Drydock sails with ZOMC

September 21 - September 21 - ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) has transported an 883 ft x 174 ft (269 m x 53 m) drydock - dubbed Ex-Machinist (AFDB-8) - from Guam in Micronesia to Shanghai, China on board its heavy transport vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 1692
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Long Beach names interim ceo

September 21 - September 21 - The Long Beach board of harbour commissioners is holding a meeting today to consider the appointment of Duane Kenagy as the Port of Long Beach's interim chief executive officer, following the resignation of Jon Slangerup.
Views: 1159
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Gebrüder Weiss opens in Izmir

September 21 - September 21 - Gebrüder Weiss has expanded its presence in Turkey with the opening of a new office in Izmir.
Views: 1239
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ABC adds Seattle flights

September 21 - September 21 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow, Russia to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the USA.
Views: 1122
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Logistics Plus moves tank quartet

September 21 - September 21 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of four 1,038-tonne gas tanks from Ulsan, South Korea to Portland in Oregon, USA.
Views: 1438
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Boskalis gets Works Council approval

September 20 - September 20 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has confirmed that its Works Council has unanimously rendered a positive advice on its fleet rationalisation plan.
Views: 472
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PEMA adds officers and members

September 20 - September 20 - The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has added two new members and appointed four new officers to its committees.
Views: 1507
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Ro-ro growth in Abu Dhabi

September 20 - September 20 - Abu Dhabi Ports achieved a 4 percent year-on-year increase in ro-ro volumes handled in the first half of 2016.
Views: 1150
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Sarens wins record contract

September 20 - September 20 - Sarens has been awarded what it claims is the largest contract in its history by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for its Future Growth Project and Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP) in Kazakhstan.
Views: 2203
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Cargolux confirms Zehren

September 20 - September 20 - Following the resignation of Jason Holt last month, the Cargolux board of directors has confirmed the appointment of Claude Zehren as its new executive vice president and nominated person for flight operations.
Views: 937
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NWSA posts breakbulk slide

September 20 - September 20 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recorded a 29 percent year-on-year drop in breakbulk volumes for the period covering January - August 2016.
Views: 1153
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McAleese in administration

September 19 - September 19 - Australia's McAleese Group, which operates a heavy haulage and lifting business, has entered into voluntary administration.
Views: 1504
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Baldwins outsources haulage operations

September 19 - September 19 - UK crane rental company Baldwins Crane Hire has inked an agreement with North Yorkshire based Metcalfe Farms Haulage for the outsourcing of its haulage operations.
Views: 1432
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Thorco and UHL join forces

September 19 - September 19 - Thorco Shipping and United Heavy Lift (UHL) have combined their respective fleets and expertise to create Thorco Projects.
Views: 1504
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GPA names McCarthy

September 19 - September 19 - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has appointed Ed McCarthy as its new chief operating officer.
Views: 1282
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Canadian breakbulk terminal planned

September 19 - September 19 - The Port of Prince Rupert has signed a feasibility assessment agreement with SSA Marine and its subsidiary, Western Stevedoring, to explore the viability of a breakbulk and bulk terminal located on Kaien Island.
Views: 749
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GTA orders huge crawler

September 16 - September 16 - Indonesia's GTA Construction has ordered a second LR 11350 crawler crane to its fleet.
Views: 1728
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Faymonville enters Japan

September 16 - September 16 - Belgian trailer manufacturer Faymonville has delivered its first vehicle to Japan - a six-axle MultiMAX semi low loader.
Views: 888
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Chipolbrok makes C. Steinweg call

September 16 - September 16 - Chipolbrok's multipurpose vessel Chipolbrok Cosmos has become the first ship to call at its new terminal in Hamburg - C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal).
Views: 1056
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Indiana holds 14th logistics event

September 16 - September 16 - The 2016 Indiana Logistics Summit will take place at the Indiana Convention Centre in Indianapolis from November 16-17.
Views: 1314
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Bragg to host Lift & Move USA

September 16 - September 16 - Bragg Companies will host over 750 students at the fourth Lift & Move USA event on November 2, 2016 at its headquarters in Long Beach, California.
Views: 946
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Polish tunnel takes shape

September 16 - September 16 - Mammoet has installed the second section of the TK tunnel in Warsaw, Poland.
Views: 860
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GAC delivers rescue boat

September 16 - September 16 - Shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC has delivered a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) for use in Greek waters surrounding the islands of Lesbos and Samos.
Views: 1353
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Windy run for Van der Vlist

September 15 - September 15 - Van der Vlist has coordinated over 80 deliveries for a new wind power plant in the north of France.
Views: 708
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'Diverse' cargo mix for St Lawrence Seaway

September 15 - September 15 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway recorded a slight year-on-year uptick in cargo traffic in August, as it continues to see a diversified mix of cargoes moving through its ports.
Views: 1336
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C.H. Robinson in APC buy

September 15 - September 15 - C.H. Robinson has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire APC Logistics, a provider of freight forwarding and Customs brokerage services in Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 1621
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More moves for PCN members

September 15 - September 15 - Turk Logistics and Heavy Transport - member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bahrain - has signed an agreement to become Gulf Air's cargo sales agent, and been awarded a logistics services contract by Olayan Kimberly Clark Bahrain.
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Logistics Tech Accelerator demo day held

September 15 - September 15 - Kaleido has held a demo day for its Logistics Tech Accelerator programme at Rocket Space's offices in San Francisco, USA.
Views: 683
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Maxim acquires Essex Crane crawlers

September 15 - September 15 - Maxim Crane Works has acquired Essex Crane Rental's core fleet of crawler cranes, and added five new branches to its roster.
Views: 1662
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TBM moves with Hydra-Slide

September 15 - September 15 - Yu Sin Engineering has used a Hydra-Slide HT300 skidding system to move a tunnel boring machine (TBM) underground for a major subway infrastructure project in Singapore.
Views: 1346
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BWM convention to come into force in 2017

September 14 - September 14 - Following Finland's decision to ratify the convention, the IMO's ballast water management (BWM) convention is set to enter into force on September 8, 2017.
Views: 1303
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Straightpoint adds US dealers

September 14 - September 14 - Straightpoint has named three new distributors in the USA: The Scale People and Cooper Instruments & Systems in Virginia; and R.D. Jacobs Company in Florida.
Views: 764
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Antonov cuts Russian ties

September 14 - September 14 - According to reports in the Ukrainian media, Antonov has confirmed that it has severed all ties with Russian enterprises, including its long-term partner Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 1113
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Silk Way adds new Boeing

September 14 - September 14 - Silk Way West Airlines has taken delivery of its fourth Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 1070
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Nyrstar receives record component

September 14 - September 14 - Geodis' industrial projects division has worked together with AAL to deliver a large electrostatic precipitator module to Nyrstar's smelting facility in Port Pirie, South Australia.
Views: 964
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Croatian haulier hails UltralightCombi

September 14 - September 14 - Croatian heavy haulage company Zagrebački Transporti is so impressed with its UltralightCombi trailer from Scheuerle that it has already ordered another unit.
Views: 1071
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New Flettner Freighter design revealed

September 14 - September 14 - Following the development of a 4,500 dwt vessel last year, C-Job Naval Architects has been contracted by the Switijnk family to design an 8,000 dwt Flettner Freighter, dubbed FF8000.
Views: 1365
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Work starts on new berth at Mukran

September 13 - September 13 - Work has started on the construction of a new berth at the Port of Mukran on Germany's Rügen Island.
Views: 1222
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RollDock Sun wraps up Gorgon work

September 13 - September 13 - DB Schenker has bid farewell to RollDock's semi-submersible vessel RollDock Sun, after more than four years of work on the Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia.
Views: 1459
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First for Pasha at Pier 80

September 13 - September 13 - The first ship has called at Pier 80 since Pasha Automotive Services was awarded a 15-year lease to operate the 69 acre (27.9 ha) terminal by the Port of San Francisco in May 2016.
Views: 784
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Libava in Chernobyl pipe move

September 13 - September 13 - Latvia based transport and logistics company Libava Trans Holding has coordinated the movement of four large flue pipe sections from Estonia to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine.
Views: 1359
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BigRoll chooses Lankhorst Ropes

September 13 - September 13 - Maritime ropes supplier Lankhorst Ropes has supplied BigRoll Shipping with Lankoforce and Euroflex mooring ropes for use on the Dutch shipping line's newbuild module carriers.
Views: 761
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New Bedford hailed as offshore wind hub

September 13 - September 13 - The Baker-Polito Administration has signed a letter of intent with Dong Energy, Deepwater Wind and OffshoreMW to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in Massachusetts, USA as a staging and deployment location for future offshore w
Views: 883
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Straightline brings airship to Alaska

September 13 - September 13 - UK based hybrid airship owner and operator Straightline Aviation has formed a partnership with Alaskan remote site logistics provider PRL Logistics to introduce Lockheed Martin's first heavy lift hybrid airship, LMH-1.
Views: 1185
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LM-100J production makes progress

September 13 - September 13 - Production of the first LM-100J commercial freighter is making significant progress at Lockheed Martin's facility in the USA.
Views: 1008
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Daher in Kenyan power delivery

September 13 - September 13 - Daher is organising transport and logistics services for electrical substation equipment built by Siemens as part of the Lake Turkana wind power project in Kenya.
Views: 1201
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RSS assists UK bridge lift

September 12 - September 12 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) provided rigging equipment to Ainscough Crane Hire to assist with the emergency removal of a footbridge section from a UK motorway, after the bridge was hit by a lorry and collapsed onto the road.
Views: 1078
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Wangfoong delivers to CPCS

September 12 - September 12 - Wangfoong Transportation has completed its logistics services for Cathay Pacific Catering Service's (CPCS) phase II expansion project at Hong Kong International Airport.
Views: 1167
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Sunderland refocuses business

September 12 - September 12 - The UK Port of Sunderland expects cargo volumes to increase significantly in 2016, after it refocused on traditional shipping activities following the downturn in offshore operations.
Views: 533
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BNSF transforms in Florida

September 12 - September 12 - BNSF Logistics has coordinated the transport of a 440,000 lb (199-tonne) transformer from the Port of New Orleans to the FPL Levee substation in Florida.
Views: 791
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GBS joins Deutsche Yachten

September 9 - September 9 - Global Boat Shipping (GBS) has become a member of Deutsche Yachten - part of the Association of German Boat and Shipbuilders.
Views: 795
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Long Beach ceo resigns

September 9 - September 9 - Port of Long Beach ceo Jon Slangerup will resign from the US gateway on October 28.
Views: 677
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NACR opens Florida hub

September 9 - September 9 - North American Crane & Rigging (NACR) has begun operations at its new southeast division headquarters in Lakeland, Florida.
Views: 1084
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New chief at Ainscough

September 9 - September 9 - Ainscough Crane Hire has appointed Janet Entwistle to succeed Robin Richardson as ceo, following his decision to step down from the company.
Views: 1213
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Enerpac unveils SPMT600

September 9 - September 9 - Enerpac has introduces its SPMT600 series of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT).
Views: 493
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A2SEA makes Burbo Bank lift

September 8 - September 8 - A2SEA's vessel Sea Installer has installed the first turbine - an 8 MW MHI Vestas model - at Dong Energy's Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.
Views: 394
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Aqualis inks Siemens deal

September 8 - September 8 - Siemens Wind Power has awarded Aqualis Offshore a global framework services agreement for the provision of a range of engineering services required for wind turbine installations.
Views: 466
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OHL becomes Geodis

September 8 - September 8 - After being acquired by Geodis in 2015, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL) has now been fully rebranded under the Geodis name.
Views: 1507
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Petrasco ships to Caspian

September 8 - September 8 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the transport of subsea blowout preventers from the USA to the Caspian Sea.
Views: 1479
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Smart delivers Turkish plant

September 7 - September 7 - Turkish project logistics provider Smart Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 4,000 cu m of equipment for a cement plant in Söke, Izmir.
Views: 1002
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Rotterdam names logistics manager

September 7 - September 7 - Matthijs van Doorn has been appointed the Port of Rotterdam Authority's new logistics manager.
Views: 1194
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Sovfracht invests in Damen barge

September 7 - September 7 - Russian freight forwarding company Sovfracht has completed the purchase of a Damen Riverstar 3 pontoon.
Views: 788
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Mammoet in Freeport LNG win

September 7 - September 7 - Mammoet has been awarded the transportation contract for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Freeport, Texas.
Views: 728
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LOC in offshore wind first

September 6 - September 6 - London Offshore Consultants (LOC) in South Korea has been appointed the marine warranty surveying service provider for the Tamra wind farm project off the coast of Jeju Island.
Views: 1172
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High five for Tarragona

September 6 - September 6 - Five over-dimensional modules have been loaded at the Port of Tarragona, Spain for shipment to the Port of Antwerp.
Views: 735
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Papenburg carries German port crane

September 6 - September 6 - Combi Lift has shipped a port crane from Rhenus' terminal at the German Port of Wilhemshaven to Steelwind Nordenham on board its deck carrier Papenburg.
Views: 1218
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AirX enters airfreight charter market

September 6 - September 6 - Passenger charter airline AirX has taken its first foray in to the air cargo market having acquired a stake in Via Airlines - a Part 121 operator.
Views: 960
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Platetrade delivers Paraguay plant

September 6 - September 6 - Platetrade Argentina and Platetrade Paraguay have worked together to coordinate the shipment of a cement plant from China to Puerto Seguro in Paraguay.
Views: 840
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GAC adds another in Brazil

September 6 - September 6 - GAC Brazil has opened its eighth Brazilian office in Vitória.
Views: 886
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AN-225 back in production

September 5 - September 5 - The world's largest freighter aircraft - the Antonov AN-225 - will be put back into production following an agreement signed by Antonov Company and Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC).
Views: 860
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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius rejig partnership

September 5 - September 5 - By the first quarter of 2017, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA and Wallenius Lines AB intend to establish a new ownership structure for their jointly owned investments and majority of ships.
Views: 1357
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Zhukov joins Volga-Dnepr

September 5 - September 5 - Vasiliy Zhukov has been appointed as Volga-Dnepr Group's new global director of energy and heavy machinery.
Views: 1300
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OHT wins Hywind contract

September 5 - September 5 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been awarded a transportation services contract by Technip for the 30 MW Hywind offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Views: 1197
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Thomas up at Hill Dickinson

September 2 - September 2 - Hill Dickinson has appointed Caroline Thomas as a new partner at its Hong King practice, effective September 5, 2016.
Views: 1326
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GAC rings the changes

September 2 - September 2 - Integrated logistics, shipping and marine services provider, GAC Group, has made a swathe of managerial changes.
Views: 1716
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Berard transfers Pegasus

September 2 - September 2 - Berard Transportation recently assisted with the launch of the 2,920-tonne offshore supply vessel Pegasus.
Views: 509
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Krehbiel named Longview ceo

September 2 - September 2 - Norm Krehbiel has been elected as chief executive officer (ceo) at the Port of Longview, Washington state, USA.
Views: 1133
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IT makes for safer and greener shipping

September 2 - September 2 - Höegh Autoliners is currently adding new pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) to its fleet, which are fitted with advanced information technology (IT) systems.
Views: 1142
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WWPC duo moves cement mill

September 2 - September 2 - BNSF Logistics' global project centre in Houston coordinated the transportation of a cement mill from Europe to Africa.
Views: 1367
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NorSea makes offshore wind commitment

September 1 - September 1 - NorSea Group has established an offshore wind company in Denmark, NSG Wind, which it says will provide a full range of industry services.
Views: 1048
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Air Partner appoints Katsouris

September 1 - September 1 - UK based air charter broker Air Partner has named Alexander Katsouris as business development manager for its freight division.
Views: 793
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AAL delivers power to Egypt

September 1 - September 1 - Modules for a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) destined for the Beni Suef power plant in Egypt have been loaded on board AAL's heavy lift ship AAL Dalian in South Korea.
Views: 1538
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Vancouver receives Fednav first

September 1 - September 1 - The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed the cargo ship Federal Iris on its maiden voyage to the USA.
Views: 791
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GPLN to meet in Dubai

September 1 - September 1 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is holding its next annual general meeting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dubai from April 21-23, 2017.
Views: 960
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Goldhofer opens logistics centre

September 1 - September 1 - Goldhofer has opened a new logistics centre comprising 6,000 sq m of warehouse space and 1,800 sq m of office space at its facility in Memmingen, Germany.
Views: 808

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