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Hydrocracker piece arrives in Rotterdam

October 31 - October 31 - The first section of a new hydrocracker system has been delivered to the ExxonMobil refinery in Botlek at the Port of Rotterdam.
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Irish transformation for ALE

October 31 - October 31 - ALE has delivered a 345-tonne transformer, manufactured in Italy, to the Moneypoint power station in County Claire, Ireland.
Views: 810
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Mammoet in tandem exchanger lift

October 31 - October 31 - Mammoet has installed the main cryogenic heat exchanger (MCHE) at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on the US Gulf Coast, which currently comprises three LNG trains.
Views: 761
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Japanese lines to merge box operations

October 31 - October 31 - Three of Japan's largest shipping companies have announced that they plan to merge their container shipping and overseas terminal operations as the industry struggles with overcapacity and mounting losses.
Views: 1021
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United Nations sets sulphur emission rules

October 28 - The United Nations has established global regulations to limit the amount of sulphur emissions from vessels and said they would come into force from January 1, 2020.
Views: 966
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Parrott flies to top at Metro Ports

October 28 - October 28 - Metro Ports has appointed David Parrott as its new director of operations for the US Gulf and East Coast.
Views: 1037
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It's rocket science for Volga-Dnepr

October 28 - October 28 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket booster from Huntsville, Alabama to Cape Canaveral, Florida on board one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 301
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IAG Cargo adds London-New Orleans route

October 27 - October 27 - Scheduled to commence in March 2017, IAG Cargo is adding a direct route between its hub at London Heathrow airport and New Orleans International airport.
Views: 824
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Basra Gateway expansion moves forward

October 27 - October 27 - International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has officially opened the first phase of its greenfield terminal development at the Basra Gateway Terminal in Umm Qasr, Iraq.
Views: 996
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Nils B owner pleads guilty

October 27 - October 27 - The United States Department of Justice has announced that two German shipping companies that owned and operated the general cargo ship Nils B have pleaded guilty before a federal court in San Diego on charges of discharging oil contaminated
Views: 466
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Harren & Partner in Caribbean expansion

October 27 - October 27 - Harren & Partner has established a new office in Kingston, Jamaica, which comprises three companies, H&P Ship Management Office Kingston, H&P Caribbean Maritime Services and the newly founded German Ship Repair Jamaica - a joint venture betwe
Views: 448
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WCA chooses Bali

October 27 - October 27 - The WCA Projects network will hold its 11th annual conference at the Sheraton Kuta Resort in Bali, Indonesia from September 29 - October 1, 2017.
Views: 756
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Boskalis wins Hornsea contract

October 26 - October 26 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Dong Energy for the transport and installation of the foundations for part of the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Views: 478
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Agility invests in Africa

October 26 - October 26 - Agility has opened a distribution park near Ghana's Tema Port - the first in a network of logistics facilities it intends to build across Africa.
Views: 1051
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Rickmers-Linie in record Rijeka move

October 26 - October 26 - Rickmers-Linie's heavy lift vessel Rickmers Tokyo has loaded 15 transformers, weighing between 56 and 142 tonnes each, at the Port of Rijeka in Croatia.
Views: 941
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Change at the top for Terex

October 26 - October 26 - With immediate effect, Steve Filipov has replaced Ken Lousberg as president, Terex Cranes.
Views: 509
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Eastern Shipping scores hat-trick

October 26 - October 26 - Eastern Shipping of Romania arranged the transportation of three methanol reactors, weighing 378 tonnes each, from Bucharest, Romania to Constanta port, where the units were loaded on board the geared heavy lift ships, BBC Parana and BBC Euro
Views: 1145
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ALE wraps up Ichthys work

October 25 - October 25 - ALE has completed its scope of work at the Ichthys project's onshore LNG facilities in Darwin, Australia.
Views: 598
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SAL carries Damen vessels

October 25 - October 25 - SAL Heavy Lift's freighter, Svenja, recently called at the Port of Rotterdam to deliver 14 new vessels built by the Damen Shipyards Group at its facilities in Asia.
Views: 855
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Panalpina posts 'stable' figures

October 25 - October 25 - In the first nine months of 2016, Panalpina recorded a slight increase in EBIT and consolidated profit, when adjusted for a second-quarter restructuring provision of CHF26 million (USD26.1 million).
Views: 942
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German shortsea shipping merger formed

October 25 - October 25 - Leer based Hartmann Group and Papenburg headquartered Schulte & Bruns have agreed to expand their cooperation in shortsea shipping activities, with both parties taking a 50 percent share in Schulte & Bruns Chartering.
Views: 761
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Breakbulk soars at Jaxport

October 25 - October 25 - Jaxport handled almost 888,000 tonnes of breakbulk cargo during the 2016 fiscal year ended September 30, 2016, a 22 percent increase compared with the previous year.
Views: 576
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Symphony chooses MirTac

October 24 - October 24 - Symphony Shipping has signed a contract with MirTac for the provision of Star fleet management software and related services on its newbuild DP2 vessels, Symphony Performer and Symphony Provider.
Views: 404
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Volumes down in Rotterdam

October 24 - October 24 - Although the Port of Rotterdam posted a 2 percent year-on-year drop in breakbulk cargo throughput during the first nine months of 2016, volumes improved in September due to an increase in steel and monopiles destined for offshore wind farms i
Views: 532
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Plant modules arrive in Antwerp

October 24 - October 24 - The Port of Antwerp has received one of 100 huge plant modules for ExxonMobil, as well as oversize equipment for Japanese chemical giant Nippon Shokubai during the past month.
Views: 919
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Crowley progresses with Puerto Rico project

October 24 - October 24 - Crowley Maritime Corporation said it is progressing with the construction of two con-ro ships, which will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Views: 841
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Wind work starts at Great Yarmouth

October 21 - October 21 - Construction works to enhance port infrastructure for several offshore wind projects have begun at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth in the UK.
Views: 827
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Breakbulk steady in Antwerp

October 21 - October 21 - The Port of Antwerp handled 7.26 million tonnes of breakbulk cargo during the first nine months of 2016, just 0.5 percent down on the previous year's figures.
Views: 523
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SCA extends Rotterdam terminal

October 21 - October 21 - SCA Logistics has signed an agreement with the Port of Rotterdam to expand its terminal by 3 ha with the addition of part of the former ECT City terminal at the Dutch port.
Views: 590
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GAC shuffles American management

October 21 - October 21 - GAC North America - Logistics has appointed Paul Fardy as managing director to succeed Claus Schensema, who has been named director, general freight.
Views: 996
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Atlantic Sea christened in Liverpool

October 21 - October 21 - Yesterday, October 20, Atlantic Container Line's (ACL) third newbuild container/ro-ro (con-ro) vessel, Atlantic Sea, was christened by HRH Princess Anne at the UK's Port of Liverpool.
Views: 955
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Flinter loses bank support

October 21 - October 21 - Dutch multipurpose shipping company Flinter has confirmed that ING Bank will no longer provide financing for nine of its vessels, leaving the line with no other option than to file for suspension of payments.
Views: 768
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SAL secures Walney wind project

October 20 - October 20 - SAL Heavy Lift signed a major contract with offshore engineering contractor Van Oord for the Walney offshore wind project.
Views: 696
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Coordinadora in global expansion

October 20 - October 20 - Spain headquartered Coordinadora has established new offices in Abu Dhabi, Chile and Peru as part of its strategic growth plan.
Views: 644
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Shipping costs continue to decline

October 20 - October 20 - Accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens says total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average of 2.4 percent year-on-year in 2015.
Views: 946
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Mammoet's high-voltage move

October 20 - October 20 - Mammoet recently transported a 325-tonne electrical transformer to a high-voltage substation for Dutch transmission system operator TenneT.
Views: 686
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Strong start for SCPA

October 20 - October 20 - South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported year-on-year non-containerised cargo growth during the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal year.
Views: 643
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Aqualis Offshore awarded survey contracts

October 20 - October 20 - Aqualis Offshore has been awarded contracts to provide marine warranty services to three different floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) projects in Brazil.
Views: 743
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Jaxport in Puerto Rico power move

October 19 - October 19 - Stevedoring company SSA Cooper has loaded two turbine rotors at Jaxport's Blount Island Marine Terminal, bound for a power plant in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Views: 581
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Grieg Star joins forces with Gearbulk

October 19 - October 19 - Grieg Star and Gearbulk have confirmed that they intend to enter into a joint venture to combine the companies' resources and expertise, as well as their combined fleet of open hatch, semi open hatch and conventional bulk vessels.
Views: 662
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ALE oils up in Venezuela

October 19 - October 19 - ALE has recently transported another 118-tonne module for the expansion of the La Cruz refinery in Venezuela using self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) supplied by Scheuerle.
Views: 566
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Drum rolls with Dan-Czech

October 18 - October 18 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has handled the delivery of a 60-tonne dryer drum from its manufacturer's site in Prerov, Czech Republic to Tiszapüspöki in Hungary.
Views: 634
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Mustonen named NR Rail head

October 18 - October 18 - Harri Mustonen has been appointed managing director of NR Rail - the newly created company jointly owned by Finland's Nurminen Logistics and Russia based Rustranscom.
Views: 1024
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Rickmers sells trust manager shares

October 18 - October 18 - In light of persistently difficult conditions in the shipping industry, the Rickmers Group has sold all of its shares in Rickmers Trust Management to Brick Holding International Invest.
Views: 589
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ACS posts 'steady growth'

October 18 - October 18 - Air Charter Service (ACS) says that it has seen charter numbers rise year-on-year in the first half of its 2016 financial year.
Views: 339
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SCH launches flatrack service

October 18 - October 18 - Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) has launched a new service for forwarders offering specialist cargo loading services on flatrack containers at the UK's Port of Southampton.
Views: 298
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Dako delivers to Bangladesh

October 18 - October 18 - Dako Worldwide Transport has coordinated the delivery of three 320-tonne engines from the Port of Saint-Nazaire in France to Bangladesh.
Views: 1161
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Wasel makes ADDrive debut

October 17 - October 17 - German heavy haulage provider Wasel has transported a 290-tonne transformer from Bad Honnef to Ibbenbüren using a 14-axle Goldhofer trailer equipped with its new heavy-duty drive unit, the ADDrive.
Views: 1225
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Bannerman up at Cargolux

October 17 - October 17 - Cargolux has appointed Christoph Michael Bannerman as it new vice president, corporate development and strategy.
Views: 945
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White Rock turbines start moving

October 17 - October 17 - Eight wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New England, New South Wales have arrived at Australia's Port of Newcastle on board the multipurpose vessel Erna Oldendorff.
Views: 823
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Volga-Dnepr delivers Boeing part

October 17 - October 17 - A large production component for a Boeing 767 aircraft has been delivered from Japan to Paine Field Airport in Washington, USA on board a Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighter, as part of the long-term logistics support agreement between
Views: 656
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Module makes way to Japan

October 17 - October 17 - Europe Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a huge treatment module and associated lifting equipment, weighing a total of 469 tonnes, from the Port of Rotterdam to Okpo, Japan.
Views: 1073
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Liverpool gets final six cranes

October 17 - October 17 - Six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) have been delivered and are now ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal in the UK.
Views: 808
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Symphony Performer launched

October 14 - October 14 - The long-range DP2 offshore supply vessel Symphony Performer was launched today (October 14) in Leer, Germany.
Views: 675
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Dufour adds Liebherr capacity

October 14 - October 14 - Belgium based crane contractor Dufour Transports et Manutention SA has taken delivery of a new 750-tonne lift capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane.
Views: 869
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EMS in Balkan expansion

October 14 - October 14 - EMS-Fehn-Group is establishing a new operation in Rijeka, Croatia.
Views: 703
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Steady month on St Lawrence Seaway

October 13 - October 13 - The St Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation said that cargo shipments have remained steady during September 2016.
Views: 546
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AAL loads luxury superyacht

October 13 - October 13 - AAL has loaded a luxury superyacht weighing 200 tonnes at the Dubai port of Jebel Ali.
Views: 720
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Hegmann delivers for AN-225

October 13 - October 13 - Hegmann Transit moved five oversize units from the Ruhr to Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany, so they could be loaded on the world's largest freighter aircraft, the Antonov AN-225.
Views: 903
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Nine Boeing 767 conversions for Atlas Air

October 13 - October 13 - Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings have announced an order to convert nine 767 passenger aircraft into Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Four of the orders were previously announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July, attr
Views: 739
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Moody's warns on German lenders

October 13 - October 13 - In a report issued this week, Moody's Investors Service said that German ship lenders are facing increasing risks from the prolonged global shipping industry crisis, with their exposure to the industry remaining significantly higher than that
Views: 771
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ARC gets patriotic

October 13 - October 13 - American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) has christened its US-flag ro-ro vessel, Patriot.
Views: 857
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Lucky 13 for PNI Logistics

October 12 - October 12 - PNI Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 13 modules, weighing in between 150 and 200 tonnes, from various fabrication yards in the UAE to Jebel Ali port, and onto a nearby jetty.
Views: 4034
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Blue Water names IT head

October 12 - October 12 - Blue Water Shipping has appointed Peter Matthiesen as its new chief information officer (cio).
Views: 762
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Big crane comes to Caribbean

October 12 - October 12 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered an LHM 600 mobile harbour crane to Kingston Wharves in Jamaica.
Views: 807
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Emirates expands Scandinavian network

October 12 - October 12 - Emirates SkyCargo has launched a weekly freighter service from Oslo to Dubai, operated by a Boeing 777 aircraft with a cargo capacity of just over 100 tonnes.
Views: 503
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BOCS makes Bilbao home

October 12 - October 12 - According to Uniport Bilbao, German shipowner BOCS (Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping) has made Bilbao its home port for Spanish operations.
Views: 1338
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Mallory makes for Miami

October 11 - October 11 - Mallory Alexander International Logistics has opened a new office and warehouse in Miami, Florida, USA.
Views: 706
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GE to buy LM Wind Power

October 11 - October 11 - Doughty Hanson - a London based private equity company - has agreed to sell its stakes in Danish manufacturer and supplier of wind turbine blades, LM Wind Power, to General Electric (GE) for EUR1.5 billion (USD1.65 billion).
Views: 560
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US clears Konecranes-Terex deal

October 11 - October 11 - Konecranes has received clearance from the committee on foreign investment in the USA for its pending acquisition of Terex's material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business.
Views: 1027
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ACS gets new investors

October 11 - October 11 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has welcomed its first external investors after Alcuin Capital Partners purchased a minority stake in the UK air charter broker.
Views: 713
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Port NOLA strengthens Cuban ties

October 11 - October 11 - The Port of New Orleans has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cuba, which pledges to expand trade and commerce opportunities between Louisiana and the Caribbean nation.
Views: 717
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Hawk takes on stranded rig

October 11 - October 11 - According to the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), the rig Transocean Winner has been loaded on board Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) heavy transport vessel Hawk.
Views: 544
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Peter the Great travels with Combi Dock

October 10 - October 10 - Combi Lift's semi-submersible vessel Combi Dock III has successfully delivered the floating backhoe dredger, Peter the Great, from Zeebrugge, Belgium to Kaliningrad, Russia.
Views: 648
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Williams Shipping aims high

October 10 - October 10 - Williams Shipping, an expanding marine and logistics firm based in Southampton, UK, has boosted its cargo handling capabilities with the investment in a powerful reach stacker and the development of a new one-acre cargo handling yard for its
Views: 987
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Modulift assists monopile move

October 10 - October 10 - Schmidbauer employed a Modulift spreader beam to help lift 30 monopiles, weighing around 750 tonnes each, at the Port of Cuxhaven in Germany.
Views: 643
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TPI Megaline loads Octopus

October 10 - October 10 - Korean heavy lift shipping company TPI Megaline has selected ABB's predictive Octopus marine software to ensure safe and efficient operations on one of its vessels.
Views: 1160
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Swiber granted judicial management

October 10 - October 10 - Swiber Holdings, the Singapore based integrated offshore construction and support services provider for shallow water oil and gas field development, has been placed under judicial management while it reorganises its debt.
Views: 494
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ABC ups Boeing fleet

October 10 - October 10 - Volga-Dnepr Group has taken delivery of its latest Boeing 747-8 freighter, which will be employed in the fleet of AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC).
Views: 902
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Cosco wins huge Kazakh contract

October 7 - October 7 - China's Cosco Shipping has been awarded a major transportation and logistics contract by a large Kazakhstani oil and gas partnership.
Views: 2236
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Nielsen joins Cargolux

October 7 - October 7 - Cargolux Airlines International has appointed Chris Nielsen as its vice president, sales.
Views: 801
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Dong Energy plans UK offshore wind hub

October 7 - October 7 - Dong Energy has revealed plans to build a "game-changing" offshore wind operations and maintenance hub in Grimsby, UK.
Views: 401
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Drewry releases latest multipurpose report

October 7 - October 7 - According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by Drewry, "the last three months have been some of the worst the multipurpose and project carrier sector has endured in living memory".
Views: 1393
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Indiana considers new port site

October 7 - October 7 - Indiana Michigan Power has sold its recently retired Tanners Creek coal plant in Lawrenceburg to a brownfield development company that is working with the Ports of Indiana to evaluate the site for use as the state's fourth port.
Views: 483
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Felbermayr subsidiaries get new home

October 7 - October 7 - Felbermayr subsidiaries Wimmer Maschinentransporte and Hagn Umwelttechnik have relocated to a new 40,000 sq m site at the Sulzemoos industrial park near Munich, Germany.
Views: 466
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Two up at Terex

October 6 - October 6 - Terex Cranes has appointed Frank Schröder as director of product management, all terrain cranes, and Suresh Natarajan as director of product management, rough terrain cranes.
Views: 854
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New York Wheel components begin rolling

October 6 - October 6 - Mammoet has transported four legs to the USA for the construction of the New York Wheel, which will stand at 192 m tall when complete.
Views: 841
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Longview claims ship-to-rail first

October 6 - October 6 - The Port of Longview claims to be the first port in the USA to have discharged wind turbine blades directly from a vessel onto rail cars.
Views: 988
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FOX Brasil on the boil

October 6 - October 6 - Project logistics provider FOX Brasil has coordinated the door-to-door delivery of a 56-tonne boiler from the USA to Salvador, Brazil.
Views: 768
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Seaonus makes New Orleans appointments

October 6 - October 6 - Seaonus has named Bill Burns as director of business development and customer service and Joseph Lala as operations manager at its New Orleans location.
Views: 527
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Meriaura takes newbuild delivery

October 5 - October 5 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has received the first of two newbuild VG EcoCoaster vessels from Royal Bodewes in the Netherlands.
Views: 586
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ALE in transatlantic transformation

October 5 - October 5 - ALE has transported a 249-tonne transformer from Stafford, UK to Gillam in Manitoba, Canada - a distance of almost 6,000 miles (9,656 km).
Views: 634
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MAN gets huge order from H.Essers

October 5 - October 5 - Building on their existing partnership, Belgium's H.Essers has signed up to buy at least another 850 vehicles from MAN Group, spread over a period of three years, from 2017 to 2019 inclusive.
Views: 658
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ALP Maritime gets striking new tug

October 5 - October 5 - ALP Striker, a DP2 Anchor Handling Salvage Tug (AHST), which was delivered in September to ALP Maritime Services, achieved an impressive bollard pull result of 309.6 tonnes during its sea trials.
Views: 492
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Ruslan delivers to Zimbabwe

October 4 - October 4 - Ruslan International has flown a 79-tonne shipment of switchgear equipment from Dubai, UAE to Harare in Zimbabwe for power provider Aggreko.
Views: 1018
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ABB and Fluor ink power partnership

October 4 - October 4 - ABB and Fluor have formed a global strategic partnership for the execution of large turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects for electrical substations.
Views: 691
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TransInvest strengthens Iranian foothold

October 4 - October 4 - PTB Perse International Forwarding - a subsidiary of Switzerland headquartered TransInvest Group - has won a tender for the concession to develop and operate the Aprin Terminal in Iran, 20 km from Tehran.
Views: 716
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Cooper and Ports America form Houston JV

October 4 - October 4 - Ports America and Cooper/T. Smith have merged their respective breakbulk operations in the Port of Houston into a new joint venture, dubbed Cooper/Ports America (C/PA).
Views: 390
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Damen makes Jumbo repairs

October 3 - October 3 - Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam in the Netherlands has completed a three-week repair project on Jumbo's DP2 heavy lift crane vessel, Jumbo Javelin.
Views: 898
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Target arrives at Jaxport

October 3 - October 3 - Jaxport has welcomed Höegh Autoliners' pure care and truck carrier (PCTC), Höegh Target, to its Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 767
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Enerpac adds UK agent

October 3 - October 3 - Enerpac has named Pooler-LMT as its UK distributor of hydraulic gantries, self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) and hydraulic strand jacking systems.
Views: 828
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Coalition pushes for further Ex-Im bank action

October 3 - October 3 - Despite the fact that reauthorisation of the US Export Import Bank (Ex-Im) finally passed both houses of Congress with strong majorities last year, the ability of the American credit finance agency to regain full operational efficiency remains
Views: 929
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Staff shortages drive longer project life cycles

October 3 - October 3 - The length of capital expenditure (capex) project life cycles - from initial definition and funding authorisation, through to detailed engineering, procurement of materials, components, transport and logistics services, and construction - has
Views: 549
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Grace period over for box weighing

October 3 - October 3 - This weekend saw the passing of a key date for anyone involved in international container shipping.
Views: 386

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