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Sectors News from January 2019

Volga-Dnepr supports OneWeb satellite project thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr supports OneWeb satellite project

January 31 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported six satellites, weighing 30 tonnes in total, from Toulouse, France to Cayenne in French Guiana for the OneWeb constellation project.
Views: 3307
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Crowley promotes three 

January 30 - Crowley Logistics has made a trio of appointments, including the promotion of Patrick Collins to vice president of terminal operations. 
Views: 2550
Mackay targets breakbulk cargo thumbnail image

Mackay targets breakbulk cargo

January 30 - North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has opened a storage area in the port of Mackay, Australia.
Views: 2299
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Antonov Airlines delivers for Bolloré

January 30 - Antonov Airlines has transported mining equipment from East Midlands Airport, UK to Franceville in Gabon on behalf of Bolloré Logistics.
Views: 2883
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Easter arrives at Daseke

January 29 - Chris Easter has been appointed chief operating officer at North American specialised transport provider Daseke. 
Views: 2508
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Cargo volumes soar at Sheremetyevo

January 29 - Sheremetyevo International airport handled more than 300,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, an increase of 5.5 percent compared with 2017.
Views: 2408
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Meriaura boosts project cargo capacity

January 28 - Meriaura has signed five time charter agreements that will see a deck cargo carrier, two multipurpose vessels and two dry bulk ships join its fleet.
Views: 2606
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Höegh adds Asian port calls

January 28 - Höegh Autoliners has extended its Europe to the Middle East service to include port calls in Asia.
Views: 2632
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Röhlig expands advisory board

January 25 - Germany’s Röhlig Logistics has appointed Verena Pausder and Jan Brorhilker to its advisory board.
Views: 2903
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First aircraft arrives for CLG

January 24 - CargoLogic Germany (CLG) has taken delivery of its first operated aircraft - a Boeing 737 freighter - at Leipzig/Halle airport.
Views: 2636
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Mammoet locks in gate move

January 23 - Mammoet has transported what it claims to be the largest lock gates in the world – weighing 3,000 tons (2,721.6 tonnes) and measuring 72 m wide by 24 m high and 11 m thick – from South Korea to Amsterdam.
Views: 2354
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Oxbo is busy in Oregon

January 23 - Oxbo Mega Transport Solutions has removed three transformers, units, weighing 130,000 lbs (59 tonnes) each, from the Dalles dam in Washington, USA.
Views: 2836
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Spliethoff acquires Hansa vessels

January 22 - The Spliethoff Group confirmed that it has acquired five multipurpose tweendeck vessels from Hansa Heavy Lift’s fleet.
Views: 3288
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deugro group names de Souza 

January 22 - deugro group has appointed Ivan Rodrigues de Souza as corporate vice president - sales and business development, effective January 28, 2019. 
Views: 3086
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ABC readies for Boeing delivery

January 22 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has contracted Aviation Capital Group (ACG) to finance part of the acquisition of a Boeing 747-8 freighter, which is expected to be delivered to the Russian operator in February 2019. 
Views: 2530
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CEE members on the move

January 22 - SAL Heavy Lift has delivered a range of heavy and oversized cargoes, including a 550-ton (499-tonne) reactor, to Houston, USA on its heavy lift vessel Anne-Sofie. 
Views: 3010
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GAC expands to Uruguay 

January 22 - GAC has opened an office in Uruguay in response to a growing demand for its shipping services from the offshore oil and gas industry. 
Views: 2623
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HAV awarded POA

January 21 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind the development of the Airlander 10 aircraft, has been awarded production organisation approval (POA) from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Views: 2355
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Service enhancements at APL

January 21 - APL is set to launch a weekly service connecting North, Central and South China with ports in Malaysia.
Views: 2418
Canaveral adds Liebherr MHC thumbnail image

Canaveral adds Liebherr MHC

January 21 - Port Canaveral has taken delivery of a Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbour crane at its North Cargo Berth 5.
Views: 2697
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Registration open for SC&RA conference

January 18 - Registration for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) 2019 annual conference, which will be held from April 23-27 in California, is now open.
Views: 2855
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BBC targets yacht community

January 18 - Leer-headquartered multipurpose carrier, BBC Chartering, has launched a dedicated division for yacht transportation.
Views: 3311
Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide   thumbnail image

Liso appointed at Crane Worldwide  

January 17 - Crane Worldwide Logistics, has appointed Ivan Liso as director of projects, EPC and Marine, for the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) regions. 
Views: 3757
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ABC flies high with XL cargoes

January 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw its volumes of ‘special commodities’ increase by over 25 percent in 2018.
Views: 2674
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STS crane loaded at Bilbao

January 16 - Grupo Altius has coordinated the loading of a fully erected ship-to-shore (STS) crane at the port of Bilbao, Spain in cooperation with Marítima Davila and Toro y Betolaza.
Views: 2881
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Meriaura appoints two

January 16 - Meriaura Group has appointed Bengt-Erik Rosin as managing director and Ville Koskinen as managing director of VG-Shipping, its ship management subsidiary.
Views: 3693
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DSV makes move on Panalpina

January 16 - Denmark’s DSV has made an offer to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina for approximately CHF170 (USD172) per share.
Views: 4048
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Drewry remains neutral on multipurpose prospects

January 15 - For those involved in the supply of multipurpose shipping services, there was little to get excited about in a webinar, hosted by maritime consultancy, Drewry, earlier today.
Views: 2839
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ABP steels itself with new contract

January 15 - UK freight forwarding company R.M. Maritime has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to handle steel at the port of Immingham.
Views: 2697
Stingl steps up at Panalpina thumbnail image

Stingl steps up at Panalpina

January 15 - Panalpina has appointed Christian Stingl as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe.
Views: 3325
Rosyth welcomes MHC thumbnail image

Rosyth welcomes MHC

January 15 - The port of Rosyth, which is owned by Forth Ports, has taken delivery of a LHM 550 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 3610
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Final Deutsche Bucht foundations depart Cuxport

January 15 - Cuxport Terminal in Germany welcomed Seajacks’ installation vessel Scylla on December 30 to load the final foundation structures for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.
Views: 2618
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Crowley adds service capacity

January 15 - Crowley Logistics has increased the cargo capacity of its services between northeastern USA, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin.
Views: 2788
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Magdalena moves to Noatum Castellón

January 15 - Óscar Magdalena has been appointed director of Noatum Terminal Castellón in Spain, after spending three years at the helm of Noatum Terminal Málaga.
Views: 2606
Xellz eyes African market thumbnail image

Xellz eyes African market

January 14 - Xellz Operations intends to open an office in Lagos, Nigeria during the first quarter of 2019.
Views: 2875
Rhenus acquires Cesped thumbnail image

Rhenus acquires Cesped

January 14 - Rhenus Logistics has acquired Italy’s Cesped along with its related companies.
Views: 3253
Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery thumbnail image

Blue Water reaches for N.C. Nielsen delivery

January 14 - Danish heavy-duty equipment manufacturer N.C. Nielsen has delivered a reachstacker capable of lifting 152 tons (137.9 tonnes) to Blue Water Shipping.
Views: 3066
Puig steps up at Noatum thumbnail image

Puig steps up at Noatum

January 14 - Noatum Logistics, a division of Noatum Maritime, has appointed Sergi Puig as director of its Barcelona office.
Views: 2717
Sentences announced in Jasmine case thumbnail image

Sentences announced in Jasmine case

January 11 - Four individuals convicted over a corruption plot relating to ConocoPhillips' Jasmine North Sea oil exploration project have avoided prison after the judge suspended the sentences.
Views: 3010
AntwerpXL plans conference agenda thumbnail image

AntwerpXL plans conference agenda

January 11 - The organiser behind the AntwerpXL exhibition, Easyfairs, has teamed up with Meantime Communications to finalise the seminar and content programme for the three-day event.
Views: 3005
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Hansa's woes continue

January 11 - Six of Hansa Heavy Lift’s multipurpose vessels have been arrested, according to a spokesperson from the preliminary administrator appointed to oversee the carrier’s insolvency proceedings.
Views: 3617
Atakaş adds Konecranes unit thumbnail image

Atakaş adds Konecranes unit

January 11 - Turkey’s Atakaş Port Business has acquired a rail-mounted mobile harbour crane from Konecranes.
Views: 3941
Antonov extends SALIS contract thumbnail image

Antonov extends SALIS contract

January 11 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Antonov Company have agreed a three-year contract extension for the provision of airfreight support for the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 2997
BIMCO takes aim at piracy in the Gulf of Guinea thumbnail image

BIMCO takes aim at piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

January 11 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has called on the European Union (EU), China and the USA to join forces and support counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Guinea.
Views: 2805
HeavyLift@Sea introduces deck carrier design thumbnail image

HeavyLift@Sea introduces deck carrier design

January 10 - Hamburg-based engineering company HeavyLift@Sea has introduced the basic design for a heavy cargo deck carrier, the DC 10000, which is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard.
Views: 2964
Airbus moves with Faymonville   thumbnail image

Airbus moves with Faymonville  

January 9 - Czech Republic-based Pavel Švestka has transported a dismantled Airbus A320 from Ostrava to Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia using a Faymonville CombiMAX trailer. 
Views: 3178
NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement thumbnail image

NCA adds 747 trio to Atlas agreement

January 9 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has expanded its existing operating agreement with Atlas Air to include three additional Boeing 747-400F aircraft.
Views: 2981
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Oaktree invests in Watco

January 9 - Oaktree Capital Management has formed a strategic partnership with Watco Companies that will see the Los Angeles-based private equity firm invest USD450 million in the Kansas-heaquartered transportation company.
Views: 4137
Dan-Czech delivers overnight  thumbnail image

Dan-Czech delivers overnight 

January 8 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered a machinery part, weighing 34 tonnes, from Prague to the river port of Melnik, Czech Republic. 
Views: 2612
Boskalis dons Cape  thumbnail image

Boskalis dons Cape 

January 8 - Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a pre-construction agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.
Views: 3164
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Kastrup steps up at APL

January 7 - APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, has appointed Lars Kastrup as ceo. 
Views: 2919
Stevens Towing rolls from Portland thumbnail image

Stevens Towing rolls from Portland

January 4 - Stevens Towing has transported equipment for tissue manufacturing from the port of Portland, Maine to Charleston, South Carolina on behalf of HLI Rail & Rigging.
Views: 3213
Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment thumbnail image

Leaner and greener shipping to attract investment

January 4 - Shipping will continue to attract investors in 2019, as long as the industry fulfils its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities, according to accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. 
Views: 4156
Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects   thumbnail image

Drewry to scrutinise multipurpose prospects  

January 4 - Global shipping consultancy Drewry is hosting a free webinar later this month, looking at the recent trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both the breakbulk and project cargo sectors. 
Views: 3134
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Samskip takes lead in Seashuttle project

January 4 - Multimodal logistics provider Samskip has been named lead partner in Seashuttle – a project that aims to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to market.
Views: 3573
One year on, what has been the impact of the ELD mandate? thumbnail image

One year on, what has been the impact of the ELD mandate?

January 3 - Research from DAT Solutions has suggested that the number of active carriers in the US commercial motor vehicle sector has grown at a faster rate following the implementation of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.
Views: 3401
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Titzrath to stay at HHLA

January 3 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has extended Angela Titzrath’s contract as chairwoman of the executive board from September 2019 to October 2024.
Views: 2935
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Rosatom to manage NSR

January 3 - Rosatom has been appointed as Russia’s management authority for the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 3141
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CEVA appoints Neri

January 3 - CEVA Logistics has appointed Gianclaudio Neri as managing director of its Italy cluster.
Views: 2865
OuYang 1 jacks it up  thumbnail image

OuYang 1 jacks it up 

January 3 - Aqualis Offshore has completed the jacking trial of the wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1. 
Views: 3179
DSV announces expansion  thumbnail image

DSV announces expansion 

January 2 - DSV has released plans of a major investment to expand its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Views: 3343
TTS wins Cosco contract thumbnail image

TTS wins Cosco contract

January 2 - Norway’s TTS Group has been awarded a NOK 102 million (USD11.7 million) contract with Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard Company in China for five sets of cargo cranes and hatch covers.
Views: 3046

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