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Hamburg Süd: up for sale? thumbnail image

Hamburg Süd: up for sale?

November 30 - November 30 - In response to international business media reports that German shipping line, Hamburg Süd is for sale, industry consultant Alphaliner suggests that a high price tag could deter potential buyers.
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WWPC pair ships to Africa

November 30 - November 30 - Steder Group has coordinated the delivery of two 70-tonne transformers from China to West Africa.
Views: 752
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ALE in transformer move

November 30 - November 30 - ALE has used its new widening trailers to transport a transformer from Stafford to Ellesmere Port in the UK.
Views: 659
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TransAtlantic to be discontinued

November 29 - November 29 - Viking Supply Ships has decided to discontinue the remaining operations of its subsidiary TransAtlantic in order to meet financing commitments.
Views: 585
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Rigmarine opens in Aberdeen

November 29 - November 29 - Lifting and marine product specialist Rigmarine has opened its fourth global facility in Insch to the northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Views: 1315
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Huge investment planned for Philadelphia

November 29 - November 29 - Pennsylvania's governor Tom Wolf has announced a comprehensive capital investment programme at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in over USD300 million of investment in the port's infrastructure, warehousing and equipment through to
Views: 929
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First for WWL in Japan

November 28 - November 28 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) claims to have become the first ro-ro shipping company to transport breakbulk cargo weighing over 92 tonnes from Japan to the USA.
Views: 958
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ALE signs Chinese nuclear deal

November 28 - November 28 - ALE has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) subsidiary Shanghai Kangfu Nuclear Energy Machinery (KFNE).
Views: 973
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HSH meets potential buyers

November 28 - November 28 - Reports on the Reuters website, suggest that German bank HSH Nordbank has been meeting with potential buyers in London ahead of its planned privatisation next year.
Views: 1085
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EC green lights Hapag-Lloyd and UASC merger

November 25 - November 25 - The European Commission has approved the merger between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC - subject to certain conditions, including the latter withdrawing from the North Atlantic trade.
Views: 1068
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Eye-watering loss for Nord/LB

November 25 - November 25 - German state bank Nord/LB, the country's second-largest ship financer, revealed a further decline in results on Thursday and indicated that its full-year losses would surpass an eye-watering EUR1 billion (USD1.05 billion).
Views: 1086
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PCN holds sixth summit

November 25 - November 25 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomed over 175 attendees from more than 70 countries to its sixth annual summit, which took place at the Radisson Blu in Dubai from November 19-21.
Views: 1084
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Korea Line gains Hanjin operation

November 25 - November 25 - South Korean bulk carrier Korea Line - which is owned by the Samra Midas (SM) Group - has acquires the Asia-USA operation of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping.
Views: 918
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“K” Line ups Thailand-Australia link

November 25 - November 25 - “K” Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha) has enhanced its ro-ro service in the Thailand-Australia trade by commencing a new anti-clockwise route in addition to its existing clockwise trade lane.
Views: 1078
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Misnak moves tank quartet

November 25 - November 25 - Misnak International has coordinated the relocation of four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bullet tanks, weighing 450 tonnes each, at Port Reitz in Mombasa, Kenya.
Views: 1097
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Seaway inks Borkum contract

November 25 - November 25 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the turbine foundations for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm in th
Views: 733
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UECC's dual-fuel LNG ship named

November 24 - November 24 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) named the world's first dual-fuel LNG pure car truck carrier (PCTC), Auto Eco, at a ceremony at the Port of Zeebrugge earlier this week.
Views: 1010
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Chapman adds managerial pair

November 24 - November 24 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has appointed Pierre van der Stichele to the role of group cargo operations director.
Views: 992
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Swedish Orient adds sailing

November 24 - November 24 - From today, Swedish Orient Line (SOL) is increasing the frequency of its sailings between the port of Gothenburg, Sweden and Zeebrugge, Belgium to seven times per week in each direction.
Views: 642
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ALE jib set for mid-2017 job

November 24 - November 24 - ALE is progressing with the fabrication of a new heavy-duty jib for its AL.SK190 and AL.SK350 cranes.
Views: 905
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ACS flies record American load

November 23 - November 23 - Air Charter Services (ACS) chartered Antonov Airlines' AN-225 freighter to transport a 182-tonne transformer from Brazil to Chile - which it claims is the heaviest single unit of cargo to be transported by air in the Americas.
Views: 1078
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Cortland seals partnership deal

November 23 - November 23 - Customised rope and cable specialist Cortland Company has signed a cooperation agreement with specialist hoisting and lifting solutions provider KWINT Offshore.
Views: 690
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Blue Water delivers to White Rock

November 22 - November 22 - Blue Water Shipping has coordinated the first shipment of wind turbines for the White Rock wind farm in New South Wales from China to the Port of Newcastle in Australia.
Views: 1261
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RHA launches abnormal loads forum

November 22 - November 17 - As a direct result of a meeting between its abnormal loads liaison group, the UK's Road Haulage Association (RHA) has established an abnormal loads cross industry forum and working group to address concerns affecting the industry.
Views: 845
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Weinberg up at Canaveral

November 22 - November 22 - Tom Weinberg has been selected to serve as chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority.
Views: 747
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Fratelli Neri adds Damen trio

November 22 - November 22 - Italian towing company Fratelli Neri has expanded its fleet with the delivery of three new Damen workboats.
Views: 921
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ITIC warns over misread tariffs

November 21 - November 22 - According to the International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC), the misreading of tariffs in shipping documentation is a common cause of costly claims.
Views: 781
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Antonov to continue UK operations

November 21 - November 21 - Following confirmation from Volga-Dnepr on November 18 that its joint venture with Antonov Airlines - Ruslan International - was being dissolved at the end of the year, Antonov has released a statement regarding its continued UK business.
Views: 829
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Sterett lifts the lid with Terex

November 21 - November 21 - Sterett Crane & Rigging has completed the lid removal and replacement of eight anaerobic digester tanks at two wastewater treatment plants in Evansville, Indiana using a 400-tonne capacity Terex CC 2400-1 lattice boom crawler crane.
Views: 937
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ITS reels it in

November 21 - November 21 - ITS International Transport & Shipping has coordinated the shipment of 15 cable reels to Jebel Ali in the UAE.
Views: 1102
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Port of Wilmington to expand site

November 18 - November 18 - The Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) and The Chemours Company have signed an agreement, which will see the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, USA purchase Chemours' former Edgemoor site, located to the north of the port's existing facility
Views: 711
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TII inks record SPMT order

November 18 - November 18 - Sarens has acquired EUR63 million (USD66.7 million) worth of self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) from trailer manufacturer Kamag for use in Tengizchevroil's (TCO) Future Growth - Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FGP-WPMP).
Views: 898
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BigMove makes Scheuerle buy

November 18 - November 18 - The BigMove network, which comprises 13 companies in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Poland, has ordered a total of 12 EuroAxle vehicles from trailer manufacturer Scheuerle.
Views: 1067
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Volga-Dnepr and Antonov confirm end of JV

November 18 - November 18 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Antonov Airlines have confirmed that their AN-124-100 freighter joint venture, Ruslan International, is to end on December 31, 2016.
Views: 823
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Swedish houses on the move

November 17 - November 17 - Mammoet has finished moving the first lot of houses from the Swedish city of Gällivare to nearby Koskullskulle, due to a mine being developed on the original site.
Views: 506
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Ainscough names RSS

November 17 - November 17 - Ainscough Crane Hire has named Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) as one of its preferred suppliers of lifting and rigging equipment.
Views: 1042
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RHA launches abnormal loads forum

November 17 - November 17 - As a direct result of a meeting between its abnormal loads liaison group, the UK's Road Haulage Association (RHA) has established an abnormal loads cross industry forum and working group to address concerns affecting the industry.
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Making the most of the downturn

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Group president Bengt Ekstrand noted during a recent managers' conference that the company is pushing for greater innovation and flexibility in order to cope with turbulent global markets, and has maintained a solid balance sheet despite
Views: 1573
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Spinelli ups crane capacity

November 16 - November 16 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will deliver a Terex Gottwald G HMK 8610 mobile harbour crane to terminal operator Spinelli in December 2016, for use at its facility in the Italian Port of Genoa.
Views: 830
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Spudcan move for Steder

November 16 - November 16 - Steder Group has teamed up with Mammoet to transport four spudcans through the Netherlands for a Belgium offshore marine engineering company.
Views: 622
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TRACE extends RightShip partnership

November 16 - November 16 - TRACE International has extended its partnership with RightShip - a provider of a comprehensive online maritime safety and environmental risk management system - to support anti-bribery compliance in the maritime industry.
Views: 513
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GAC adds Indian manager

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Shipping (India) has appointed C Krishnakumar as general manager, logistics services for its Chennai office.
Views: 1410
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Non-containerised goods down in Hamburg

November 16 - November 16 - The Port of Hamburg posted a 9.5 percent year-on-year drop in the throughput of non-containerised general cargo during the first nine months of the year at 1.2 million tonnes.
Views: 633
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LPL opens in South Africa

November 15 - November 15 - LPL Projects + Logistics has established a new subsidiary and office in South Africa.
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TTS predicts heavy lift challenges

November 15 - November 15 - TTS Group posted a NOK5 million (USD593,000) loss in EBITDA for the first nine months of 2016 in its multipurpose/general cargo business unit, which it attributed to customer-initiated delays in project deliveries combined with a slow market
Views: 1166
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AN 225 loads in Leipzig

November 15 - November 15 - The huge Antonov 225 aircraft has landed at Germany's Leipzig/Halle Airport to load 160 tonnes of freight for delivery to Chile'
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Changes at the top for PACC Offshore

November 15 - November 15 - Effective January 1, 2017, offshore marine services provider, PACC Offshore Services (POSH) is promoting current chief operating officer, Lee Keng Lin to the newly created role of deputy chief executive officer.
Views: 894
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High five for Hansa

November 15 - November 15 - Hansa Heavy Lift has transported five Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes, weighing a total of 1,400 tonnes, from Denmark and Belgium to Bulgaria and Egypt.
Views: 1281
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Project cargo growth at Great Lakes

November 14 - November 14 - The Great Lakes St Lawrence Seaway System saw a steady flow of traditional cargoes, with project loads and grain shipments dominating the cargo mix, during October, according to Betty Sutton, administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Develo
Views: 1128
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Hapag-Lloyd ups profit

November 14 - November 14 - Hapag-Lloyd has closed the third quarter of 2016 with a net profit of EUR8.2 million (USD8.7 million), compared with EUR3.2 million (USD3.4 million) in the same period of 2015.
Views: 993
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ABC poised for record 2016

November 14 - November 14 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) says that 2016 is already a record-breaking year for the company, following a 30 percent year-on-year growth in tonnage during October to 57,608 tonnes.
Views: 975
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Traveller visits Southampton

November 14 - November 14 - Höegh Autoliners' pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Höegh Traveller has made its maiden call at the Port of Southampton in the UK.
Views: 857
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Mediaco acquires SMMI Levage

November 14 - November 14 - In France, the Mediaco group, which specialises in crane rental and specialised transport engineering services has bought SMMI Levag.
Views: 1101
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Omega Morgan signs JV with Sarens

November 14 - November 14 - Omega Morgan and and Sarens have formalised their existing partnership by signing a joint venture agreement to provide crane services in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 1259
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GAC wins SHL contract

November 14 - November 14 - GAC UK has been appointed by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to provide shipping services support for the construction and installation of 84 new turbines as part of a major wind farm expansion project in the UK, which will increase generating ca
Views: 1576
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Revenues up for Tiong Woon

November 11 - November 11 - Tiong Woon Corporation achieved revenue of SGD34.4 million (USD24.35 million) in first quarter of its 2016-2017 financial year ending September 30, an increase of SGD1.3 million (USD0.92 million) or 4 percent for the same period of 2015.
Views: 1199
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Tampa names Kass

November 11 - November 11 - Florida's Port Tampa Bay has appointed Sal Kass as vice president of operations, with effect from January 1, 2017.
Views: 715
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Crushing move for Volga-Dnepr

November 11 - November 11 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has flown an 88-tonne jaw crusher for the gold mining industry across Russia from St Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport to Sokol Airport in Magadan on board one of its AN-124-100 freighters.
Views: 781
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Revenues decline at Rickmers

November 11 - November 11 - Rickmers Group generated consolidated revenues of EUR373.6 million (USD406.1 million) in the first nine months of 2016 - a 15 percent decline compared with the same period of 2015.
Views: 1105
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Results down for Wilhelmsen

November 11 - November 11 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) has reported a decrease in total income and operating profit compared with the previous quarter. During the quarter, the group made significant steps towards restructuring its shipping, logistics and maritime s
Views: 1163
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No change for Boskalis outlook

November 11 - November 11 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) closed its third quarter of 2016 in line with expectations.
Views: 612
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GAC Pindar teams up with World Sailing

November 11 - November 11 - GAC Pindar has signed a memorandum of understanding to be the exclusive marine logistics and shipping partner of World Sailing until December 31, 2020.
Views: 433
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SCA opens Kiel terminal

November 11 - November 11 - SCA Logistics has inaugurated its new terminal at the Port of Kiel's Ostuferhafen.
Views: 761
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Baggio delivers topside modules

November 11 - November 11 - Brazil based Baggio Shipping & Chartering has coordinated the transport of four super heavy lift modules from Thailand to China on board TPI Megaline's heavy transport vessel Mega Caravan.
Views: 1219
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British Red Cross seeks logisticians

November 11 - November 11 - The British Red Cross, the volunteer-led humanitarian organisation, is seeking logisticians with experience of warehousing, fleet management, air operations and freight forwarding to join its Emergency Response Units (ERU).
Views: 491
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Proctor up at OMA

November 11 - November 11 - OMA Group has appointed Neale Proctor as sales and commercial director, with immediate effect.
Views: 1116
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Carisbrooke and Nova join forces

November 11 - November 11 - The flurry of consolidation in the shipping industry continues with news that Carisbrooke Shipping and Nova Marine Carriers are combining their commercial short sea bulk activities, with effect from January 1, 2017.
Views: 570
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Two of seven for Wagenborg

November 11 - November 11 - Dutch shipowner and operator Wagenborg has taken delivery of Leuvediep (the second of seven vessels it is obtaining from compatriot shipping company, Feederlines) and renamed the ship, Leuveborg.
Views: 490
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Agility grows in 'challenging' market

November 10 - November 10 - Agility has posted a net profit of KWD15.17 million (USD49.9 million) for the third quarter of 2016, representing an 11 percent increase compared to the third quarter of 2015.
Views: 848
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Martin Bencher powers ahead in Texas

November 10 - November 10 - Martin Bencher USA has used an LP400 low profile skidding system from Hydra-Slide to help install 24 oversize loads at a power plant in Texas, USA.
Views: 810
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CombiMAX crosses four countries

November 10 - November 10 - Luxembourg based Demolition Terrassement XL has used its new CombiMAX trailer equipped with excavator trough and extendable excavator deck to haul a 95-tonne shovel dredger from the Netherlands to France.
Views: 596
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Baltic ports up capacity

November 10 - November 10 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered three LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes to ports on the Baltic Sea - one to the Swedish Port of Helsingborg and two to the Port of St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 900
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Sun shines for GLA

November 10 - November 10 - South Africa based Global Logistics Alliance (GLA) has signed two important contracts to handle the transport of cargo for solar farms that are being built in the country - Kathu Solar Park and Ilanga CSP 1.
Views: 1101
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ICS hails IMO agreement on CO2

November 9 - November 9 - At the UNFCCC Climate Conference (COP 22) in Marrakesh, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said that the recent International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreement on a CO2 Road Map for shipping is a significant decision giving furth
Views: 760
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Rickmers Seoul carries Titan project

November 9 - November 9 - Belgium based Titan Cargo has coordinated the shipment of a 380-tonne consignment from Antwerp to Shanghai on board the heavy lift vessel Rickmers Seoul.
Views: 1006
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Investment floods into Antwerp

November 9 - November 9 - Massive investments in the Port of Antwerp will be welcome news to providers of heavy lift capacity, specialised transport engineering and project forwarding services, with various heavy and oversize cargoes being required for parts of the co
Views: 1092
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Warriors see Fairplay

November 9 - November 9 - Denmark's Fairplay Shipping has completed the return of an important exhibition of China's first Emperor, Qin Shi Huang's Terracotta Warriors to China.
Views: 1211
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Appointments round up

November 9 - November 9 - CSX, has promoted Michael Rutherford to vice president, industrial products, to lead all sales and marketing activities for the US railroad company's recently-expanded industrial products portfolio, which includes housing and construction mat
Views: 1461
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Lorenzini adds Terex model

November 9 - November 9 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has delivered a Terex Gottwald Model 7 mobile harbour crane to Italian terminal operator Lorenzini & C.
Views: 847
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Vancouver seeks terminal operator

November 9 - November 9 - The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking statements of interest from companies interested in designing, permitting, constructing and operating a high-volume marine facility at the gateway's Terminal 5.
Views: 538
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DPDHL hails successful Q3

November 9 - November 9 - Deutsche Post DHL Group has reported a significantly increased profit for the third quarter, "despite a weak economic tailwind" according to ceo Frank Appel.
Views: 937
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R.H. Shipping relocates

November 8 - November 8 - Due to the company's growth, R.H. Shipping is moving its corporate office to a new location in Mexico City.
Views: 496
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Columbia and Marlow explore merger

November 8 - November 8 - Columbia Shipmanagement and Marlow Navigation have confirmed that they are discussing a potential merger or collaboration to extend their cooperation in the maritime training sector.
Views: 945
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BIMCO: Record containership scrapping

November 8 - November 8 - Containership demolition has reached an all-time high, as ships with a combined capacity of 500,000 teu have already been scrapped this year, 4.2 times more than the scrapping activity for the same months in 2015, reports The Baltic and Inter
Views: 681
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BIFA calls for end to surcharges

November 8 - November 8 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) - the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies - is repeating the call it made earlier this year for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines.
Views: 867
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Four into two for SRT

November 7 - November 7 - SRT Transportation Solutions has executed several interesting projects in the last few months, including two steam generators being relocated across the USA.
Views: 814
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PCN members keeping busy

November 7 - November 7 - First Global Logistics and Tandem Logistics (Project Cargo Network members in Egypt and Tunisia respectively) have collaborated on the movement of four out-of-gauge units of oil and gas equipment for a petroleum services company.
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ABC begins Oslo flights

November 7 - November 7 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is commencing twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter operations from Oslo to cater for Norway's oil and gas and seafood industries.
Views: 959
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Factory travels with M&M

November 7 - November 7 - Militzer & Münch has coordinated the delivery of an entire factory that will produce float glass (plate glass made by allowing it to solidify on a layer of molten metal) from various locations in North America, Europe and Asia to a site in Ky
Views: 908
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Arklow Cape launched

November 7 - November 7 - Arklow Shipping's latest newbuild multipurpose vessel, Arklow Cape, has been launched at Ferus Smit's Westerbroek yard in the Netherlands.
Views: 636
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Bespoke ro-ro ship delivered

November 7 - November 7 - Dutch shipbuilding and design company Concordia Group has delivered and commissioned a ro-ro coaster vessel, specifically designed for the transportation of wind turbine components, to Siemens.
Views: 764
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Abis ships go under hammer

November 4 - November 4 - Sources close to the situation have told HLPFI that ships within Abis Shipping's fleet of multipurpose vessels are going under the hammer, after the bank pulled its financial support for the ships.
Views: 1475
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Flying Whales inks Chinese partnership

November 4 - November 4 - French company Flying Whales has signed an agreement with AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China) General Aircraft, which is intended to speed up its programme to build a 60-tonne capacity airship, dubbed LCA60T, for the global transpor
Views: 835
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PrimoCargo continues Sohar shipment

November 3 - November 3 - PrimoCargo has delivered the third lot of project cargo from Antwerp to Oman's Sohar Port for MAN Diesel Turbo.
Views: 831
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Atlas Air posts third quarter loss

November 3 - November 3 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings posted a loss from continuing operations in the third quarter of 2016, which it attributed to "nondeductible expenses triggered by shareholder approval of warrants granted to Amazon".
Views: 478
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GW expands Memmingen site

November 3 - November 3 - Gebrüder Weiss has invested EUR4 million (USD4.4 million) into expanding its facility in Memmingen, Germany by over 5,000 sq m.
Views: 764
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Compass completes Afghan airlift

November 3 - November 3 - Aerospace logistics specialist Compass Forwarding has completed the delivery of a Bell 212 Twin Huey utility helicopter from Alberta, Canada to Afghanistan on a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 774
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The heat is on at Manatee

November 3 - November 3 - Port Manatee has handled the export shipment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) heat exchanger, manufactured at Air Products' production facility close to the port in Florida, USA.
Views: 1115
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DSV freight volumes grow

November 2 - November 2 - DSV's Air & Sea division has posted a 51 percent year-on-year increase in sea freight volumes for the first nine months of 2016, along with an 84 percent increase in airfreight volumes, when compared with the same period last year.
Views: 900
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Singapore to invest in offshore future

November 2 - November 2 - Singapore's minister of trade and industry, S. Iswaran, has stated that the government is studying the need for measures in the marine and offshore engineering sectors.
Views: 1082
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Terex suffers in challenging market

November 2 - November 2 - Terex Corporation posted income from continuing operations of USD33.3 million in the third quarter of 2016, compared with USD30.3 million in the same period of 2015.
Views: 1091
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Omega Morgan enters crane market

November 2 - November 2 - US based heavy transport provider Omega Morgan has begun offering crane services to customers in the Pacific Northwest.
Views: 711
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ABC heads to Heathrow

November 2 - November 2 - London's Heathrow Airport has welcomed AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) as its second dedicated cargo-only service.
Views: 1116
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Ship operating costs set to rise further

November 1 - November 1 - Vessel operating costs are expected to rise by 1.9 percent in 2016 and 2.5 percent in 2017, according to the latest survey by shipping consultant Moore Stephens.
Views: 984
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Logistics Plus expands in Africa

November 1 - November 1 - Logistics Plus has established new operations in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya, as well as Kampala, Uganda and Juba, South Sudan.
Views: 521
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A2SEA wins East Anglia ONE work

November 1 - November 1 - A2SEA has been awarded a contract to install 102 wind turbines for the East Anglia ONE wind farm off the coast of Great Yarmouth in the UK.
Views: 356
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Cosco, DEME sign umbrella deal

November 1 - November 1 - Cosco Shipping and DEME have signed an umbrella agreement to work closely on the development of offshore wind energy in China.
Views: 1057

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