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Sectors News from May 2018

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Mammoet wins wind contract

May 31 - deugro has contracted Mammoet to transport 37 wind turbines to the Badgingarra wind farm, located 185 km north of Perth, Western Australia.
Views: 6806
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Schlicht steps up at Milwaukee

May 31 - Adam Schlicht has been appointed as municipal port directorn at Port Milwaukee. He succeeds former port director Paul Vornholt.
Views: 6387
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Ports America names Montgomery

May 31 - Ports America Group has appointed Mark Montgomery as president and ceo, replacing Michael Hassing.
Views: 6659
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SRT signs with Contractors

May 30 - SRT Transportation Solutions has announced an agreement with Contractors Cargo to manage, market and operate the CCRX 40010 20-axle Schnabel railcar.
Views: 6539
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Intermarine and Zeaborn form Zeamarine

May 29 - With Breakbulk Europe set to open in a few hours, Maritime Holdings Delaware, parent company of Intermarine, and Zeaborn Group have surprised the heavy lift and multipurpose shipping sector with the formation of a joint venture entity - Zeamarine.
Views: 8053
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Newbuilds for dship Carriers

May 28 - dship Carriers will expand its fleet with the acquisition of two newbuild F-500 multipurpose ships from Taizhou Sanfu Shipbuilding.
Views: 6233
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Record attendance for GPLN

May 28 - Over 200 delegates from member companies of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) attended the group’s 15th AGM in Bremen, Germany.
Views: 7161
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WWPC gathers in Amsterdam

May 28 - Almost 100 delegates from across the world attended the Worldwide Project Consortium's (WWPC) 18th membership conference at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam from May 23-25.
Views: 5944
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LiftWerx and Siemens Gamesa reach new heights

May 25 - Canada-based LiftWerx Solutions has partnered with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to develop what it claims is the world’s highest capacity up-tower lifting device.
Views: 7029
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Geodis reorganises regional network

May 24 - Geodis has established four new regions - Western Europe, Middle East & Africa, Northern & Continental Europe and Americas & Asia Pacific regions - alongside the group’s existing lines of business.
Views: 6691
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New shortsea link for Cuxhaven

May 24 - LD Seaplane has started a regular shortsea ro-ro shipping service connecting Nantes Saint-Nazaire in France and Cuxhaven, Germany.
Views: 6661
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Haizea Wind opens at Bilbao

May 23 - Haizea Wind has inaugurated its EUR60 million (USD70.28 million) wind turbine tower and offshore foundation manufacturing facility at the port of Bilbao, Spain.
Views: 6380
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Emirates names Harman

May 23 - Emirates SkyCargo has appointed David Harman as cargo manager for Switzerland. Based in Zürich, Harman will be responsible for overseeing all operational and commercial aspects of the airline’s freight activity in the country.
Views: 6398
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EMS moves Bremen office

May 23 - EMS Chartering has relocated its Bremen office and, since the beginning of the year, strengthened its team with the appointment of Andreas Walter.
Views: 6390
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Multipurpose rates edge up

May 23 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector continue to creep upwards, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 6352
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Jumbo founder passes away

May 22 - Jumbo has announced that its founder, Hans Gerhard Kahn, passed away on May 18 at the age of 95.
Views: 6414
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ICS fears chaos and confusion

May 22 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolves issues concerning the implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap.
Views: 6686
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Hareket takes MGSL delivery

May 22 - Cometto has delivered 108 axle lines of MGSL heavy-duty modules to Turkey’s Hareket Heavy Lifting & Project Transportation.
Views: 6275
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SimsHD expands fleet

May 22 - SimsHD has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a heavy haulage trailer fleet, including a USD3 million Trail King 24-axle dual lane trailer.
Views: 6547
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Red Hook enters SSBMT partnership

May 22 - The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has awarded a long-term lease of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) to Red Hook Terminals and Industry City.
Views: 6066
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Antonov powers ahead in Pakistan

May 17 - Antonov Airlines has transported a power plant rotor from Italy to Pakistan on board one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 6358
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Dover places Konecranes order

May 16 - The port of Dover, UK, has placed an order for two Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 mobile harbour cranes.
Views: 6380
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Largest US wind power distribution hub opens

May 16 - The recent expansion of its location in Garden City, USA, has given Transportation Partners and Logistics (TP&L) the largest wind power component distribution centre in North America, the company claims.
Views: 5920
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M&M opens in Sprockhovel

May 15 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) has opened a new office in the North Rhine-Westphalia area of Germany.
Views: 6281
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Silk Way adds Liege connection

May 15 - Silk Way West Airlines has added regular flights between Liege Airport in Belgium and its global cargo hub in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 5778
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Lührs moves Enak into Hamburg

May 14 - Lührs Schifffahrt has positioned its 600-ton (544.3-tonne) capacity floating crane, Enak, at the port of Hamburg.
Views: 5924
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Long Beach names Dupras

May 11 - The port of Long Beach has appointed Marlene Dupras as the harbour department's director of project controls.
Views: 6827
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ICS warns on looming sulphur cap

May 11 - The International Chamber of Shipping's (ICS) chairman, Esben Poulsson, has warned IMO member states that the implementation date of the 0.5 percent global sulphur in fuel cap is fast approaching, suggesting that “time is fast running out."
Views: 6054
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ATS inks TOTE partnership

May 10 - ATS International, a division of Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), has entered into a strategic partnership with TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico for the provision of its equipment for shipping non-containerised cargo.
Views: 6726
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Hammond steps up at UKMPG

May 10 - The UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has appointed Charles Hammond, chief executive of Forth Ports, as chair of its board.
Views: 5804
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Hapag sticks with Jansen

May 10 - Hapag-Lloyd has extended the contract of ceo Rolf Habben Jansen until March 31, 2024.
Views: 5850
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TRPA opens breakbulk terminal

May 9 - The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) has inaugurated its CAD27.3 million (USD21.1 million) breakbulk terminal in Québec, Canada.
Views: 5974
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Jumbo wins Shell contract

May 9 - Jumbo has been awarded the installation contract for Shell's deepwater Vito development in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 6238
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Freeport approves Proposition A

May 9 - Port Freeport's Proposition A, a USD130 million bond package supporting the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement project, has been approved.
Views: 5838
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Intermarine appoints Argentinian agent

May 8 - Intermarine has appointed Buenos Aires-based Americana Shipping Group, led by Gabriel Califano, as its shipping agent in Argentina.
Views: 5443
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SC&RA names Koberg

May 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has appointed Kerry Koberg, strategic accounts manager for DICA Outrigger Pads, to serve on the association's Allied Industries Governing Committee.
Views: 5607
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Orllati opts for Faymonville

May 4 - Switzerland's Orllati Group, which specialises in major construction works, has taken delivery of a four-axle MultiMax semi-trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 5796
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ABC's pipe dream

May 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered 22 m-long pipes from the Netherlands to China onboard one of its Boeing 747 freighters. May 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has delivered 22 m-long pipes from the Netherlands to China onboard one of it
Views: 5295
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Marmedsa opens in Houston

May 4 - Noatum Maritime Services, through its Marmedsa Oil & Gas division, has opened commercial offices and a warehouse in Houston, USA.
Views: 7205
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Ocean7 opens Bangkok office

May 4 - Ocean7 Projects has established an office in Bangkok, Thailand, in a joint venture with WeShip Projects.
Views: 5912
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Combi Lift delivers for Gazprom 



May 3 - Combi Lift has begun delivering tugs and barges that will be used in the construction of Gazprom's Amur gas processing plant (GPP) in Russia, on behalf of the project's EPC contractor, Linde.
Views: 5722
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RWG goes for Gold in Vietnamese merger

May 3 - Red Wolf Global (RWG) has merged its Vietnamese operations with Gold Line Company, a non-asset based international logistics firm based in Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 5692
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Niedersachsen names Schön

May 3 - The supervisory board at the Seaports of Niedersachsen, Germany, has appointed Timo Schön as its managing director.
Views: 5448
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Hapag-Lloyd opens Tema base

May 3 - Hapag-Lloyd has opened an office in Tema, Ghana, where it will manage all of its West African activities.
Views: 5141
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Poole joins Port Canaveral

May 2 - Michael B. Poole has been appointed as chief financial officer at Florida's Port Canaveral.
Views: 5393
Volga-Dnepr confirms SALIS exit thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr confirms SALIS exit

May 1 - Russia-headquartered airline Volga-Dnepr confirmed that it would cease to provide heavy lift airfreight services under the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 4943

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