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Sectors News from June 2019

Consortium buys Euroports thumbnail image

Consortium buys Euroports

June 28 - A consortium consisting of R-Logitech (a subsidiary of Monaco Resources Group), as well as Belgian investment firms PMV and FPIM, has acquired port operator Euroports Holdings.
Views: 2402
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Cargolux launches Jakarta B747F link

June 28 - Cargolux has expanded its Asia-Pacific network with the addition of weekly Boeing 747 freighter flights to Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 2439
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Demags delivered to Chile 

June 28 - Chilean crane service provider Trex has taken delivery of six Demag all-terrain cranes.
Views: 2070
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Ukraine court orders AN-124 arrest

June 27 - The Podilskyi District Court in Kiev, Ukraine, has ordered the seizure of five AN-124 aircraft owned by Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Views: 2174
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Chipolbrok’s luxury deliveries

June 27 - Chipolbrok has loaded and delivered sailing boats, catamarans and luxury motor yachts using its multipurpose vessel Kraszewski.
Views: 2106
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Cosco places semi-sub order 

June 26 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has placed an order with Guangzhou Shipyard International for the construction of a semi-submersible vessel. 
Views: 2462
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Dan-Czech presses ahead

June 26 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport has delivered press parts from Hamburg, Germany to Sungwoo’s factory in Ostrava in the Czech Republic.
Views: 2240
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Connor to lead AAPA 

June 25 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Christopher J. Connor to succeed Kurt Nagle as president and ceo. 
Views: 2162
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ACS expands Australian presence

June 25 - Having opened its doors in Australia three years ago, Air Charter Service (ACS) has expanded its operation in Sydney as the company prepares for future growth.
Views: 2163
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SAL appoints Brazilian agents

June 25 - SAL Heavy Lift has appointed BrazGlobal Projects Shipping & Logistics and Over Projects as commercial agents in Brazil. 
Views: 2741
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Damen ships multiple hulls with Boskalis

June 25 - Royal Boskalis Westminster’s heavy lift vessel Black Marlin has departed Shanghai loaded with 18 Concordia Damen hulls and a crane barge.
Views: 2258
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Road rules drive cargoes on to rail thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Road rules drive cargoes on to rail

June 24 - Germany is seeing more project cargoes switching to rail as road regulations are more strictly enforced, while in Russia the sheer distances involved ensure the economic advantages of rail, writes Yvonne Mulder.
Views: 2135
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Qatar Airways boosts B777 capacity

June 24 - Qatar Airways Cargo has placed an order for five Boeing 777 freighters, enabling it to establish additional trade routes and increase capacity on key trade lanes.
Views: 2044
APL adds RBH service thumbnail image

APL adds RBH service

June 24 - APL has introduced its Bangkok Haiphong (RBH) service that will provide a weekly connection between South China, Thailand and Vietnam.
Views: 1770
Hareket calls on Enerpac for thermal project thumbnail image

Hareket calls on Enerpac for thermal project

June 24 - Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation has installed two sets of gas turbines and generators at the Takhiatash thermal power plant in Uzbekistan using an Enerpac SBL1100 telescopic hydraulic gantry.
Views: 2513
Duke steps up at Grieg Star thumbnail image

Duke steps up at Grieg Star

June 21 - Matt Duke is to succeed Camilla Grieg as ceo of Grieg Star, effective July 1, 2019. 
Views: 2617
DSV nominates Panalpina board members thumbnail image

DSV nominates Panalpina board members

June 21 - DSV has nominated Kurt K. Larsen, Thomas Plenborg, Jens Bjørn Andersen and Jens H. Lund for election to the Panalpina board of directors.
Views: 3169
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Mammoet in Core partnership

June 21 - Mammoet USA has partnered with Core Industries, the owner and operator of Theodore Industrial Port near Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 2301
Schmidbauer moves crawler crane for BLG thumbnail image

Schmidbauer moves crawler crane for BLG

June 20 - Schmidbauer has mobilised a Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane to the BLG AutoTerminal Bremerhaven where it will be used to handle project cargo.
Views: 2149
Enerpac launches SCJ-50 cube jack thumbnail image

Enerpac launches SCJ-50 cube jack

June 20 - Enerpac has introduced the SCJ-50 self-locking cube jack for incremental lifting and lowering of heavy loads.
Views: 2419
High five for Barrus thumbnail image

High five for Barrus

June 20 - Barrus Projects has delivered five oversized units from the port of Kuryk, Kazakhstan to the Oltin Yo’l gas-to-liquid refinery in Uzbekistan.
Views: 2212
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Shipping confidence impacted by trade wars

June 20 - Ongoing concerns over trade wars and increased regulations are having an adverse effect on confidence in the shipping industry, according to the latest survey from BDO (formerly Moore Stephens).
Views: 1974
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Crane Worldwide opens in Guyana

June 19 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened an office in Guyana as it aims to capitalise on the country’s growing energy and oil and gas sectors.
Views: 2374
Volga-Dnepr to expand at Leipzig thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr to expand at Leipzig

June 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group and Mitteldeutsche Flughafen (MFAG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand their partnership at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany.
Views: 2012
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Bravo for Pioneering Spirit

June 19 - Allseas’ installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has removed the 25,000-tonne Brent Bravo topsides from the North Sea.
Views: 1915
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Brett joins port of Tyne

June 18 - Simon Brett has joined the UK’s port of Tyne as commercial director of port services.
Views: 2002
Apollo completes refit at DSDu thumbnail image

Apollo completes refit at DSDu

June 18 - DEME Offshore’s latest heavy lift jack-up vessel Apollo has completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu).
Views: 1815
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Allcargo exits ship-ownership

June 18 - Mumbai-headquartered Allcargo Logistics has exited the shipowning and coastal shipping business by selling its last vessel.
Views: 2057
Cargolux adds Santiago call thumbnail image

Cargolux adds Santiago call

June 18 - B747 operator Cargolux Airlines has re-introduced Santiago de Chile as a call on its South American service.
Views: 2272
Ian Martin Jones passes away thumbnail image

Ian Martin Jones passes away

June 17 - We are sad to report that Ian Martin Jones, ex-HLPFI editor, passed away peacefully earlier today.
Views: 1883
Brown joins SAL in the USA thumbnail image

Brown joins SAL in the USA

June 17 - Phillip Brown has been appointed as vice president – projects for SAL Heavy Lift in the USA, effective July 1, 2019.
Views: 2718
Multipurpose TOS introduced thumbnail image

Multipurpose TOS introduced

June 17 - CyberLogitec has introduced OPUS Terminal M, a multipurpose terminal operating system (TOS) that can coordinate containers, breakbulk, project, bulk and ro-ro cargoes.
Views: 1967
Mohembo bridge parts move in Namibia thumbnail image

Mohembo bridge parts move in Namibia

June 17 - 10,720 tonnes of project cargo, destined for the Mohembo bridge project in Botswana, has moved through the port of Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Views: 2062
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GALA completes TAP scope

June 17 - German Albanian Logistics Agency (GALA) has unloaded and stored 2,800 tons (2,540 tonnes) of sheet piles for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP).
Views: 2018
Collett’s cold delivery thumbnail image

Collett’s cold delivery

June 17 - Collett & Sons has delivered three cold box sections from Eggborough in North Yorkshire to the West Midlands, UK.
Views: 2100
Boskalis salvages Oman tankers thumbnail image

Boskalis salvages Oman tankers

June 17 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has been contracted to salvage and recover the two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week.
Views: 1944
Mammoet moves for Sergipe project thumbnail image

Mammoet moves for Sergipe project

June 17 - Mammoet has teamed up with Fracht to transport oversized cargo for the Usina Termoelétrica Porto de Sergipe combined-cycle power plant in Brazil.
Views: 1909
Baumann expands crane fleet thumbnail image

Baumann expands crane fleet

June 14 - Bornheim, Germany-based Viktor Baumann has added a Demag AC 45 City crane to its fleet.
Views: 2065
DP World eyes NSR port operations thumbnail image

DP World eyes NSR port operations

June 14 - Multinational port operator DP World has confirmed that it wants to operate a network of ports that Russia intends to build along the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
Views: 2710
AET places Kalmar order thumbnail image

AET places Kalmar order

June 14 - Antwerp Euroterminal (AET) has placed an order for six Kalmar forklifts, including a fully electric model. 
Views: 2129
Multipurpose charter rates remain stable thumbnail image

Multipurpose charter rates remain stable

June 14 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained stable over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2067
Buss launches JV with Idea thumbnail image

Buss launches JV with Idea

June 14 - Hamburg-based Buss Offshore Solutions and French logistics provider Idea established a joint venture that will serve the offshore market in France.
Views: 2185
ALS moves in Hull thumbnail image

ALS moves in Hull

June 14 - UK-headquartered Abnormal Load Services (ALS) is relocating to larger premises in Hull.
Views: 1997
Seville ships Haliade towers thumbnail image

Seville ships Haliade towers

June 14 - Tower sections that will make up General Electric’s (GE) Haliade-X offshore wind turbine have been loaded onto the multipurpose vessel Palmerton at the port of Sevilla, Spain.
Views: 2058
Jumbo lands Yunlin contract thumbnail image

Jumbo lands Yunlin contract

June 13 - Jumbo has been awarded the contract to transport and install wind turbine structures for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.
Views: 2261
Gantry on the move thumbnail image

Gantry on the move

June 13 - Collett & Sons loaded a 100-tonne gantry onto double bogie trailers ahead of a 250 mile (402.3 km) journey from the heavy haulier's depot in Goole to Gatwick, UK.
Views: 1900
Pipeline shipment for Dimerco thumbnail image

Pipeline shipment for Dimerco

June 13 - Dimerco has delivered 33 tons (30 tonnes) of valves for an aviation fuel pipeline that will connect with the under-construction Beijing Daxing International Airport.
Views: 1818
Heavy Lift Awards shortlist announced thumbnail image

Heavy Lift Awards shortlist announced

June 12 - After a rigorous judging process by our panel of industry experts, the shortlist has been revealed for the Heavy Lift Awards 2019.
Views: 2592
SAL flies high with jib extension thumbnail image

SAL flies high with jib extension

June 12 - SAL Heavy Lift has acquired a fly jib crane extension that can be installed on its Type 183 vessels, Lone and Svenja.
Views: 2036
CargoGulf teams up with Kestrel thumbnail image

CargoGulf teams up with Kestrel

June 12 - CargoGulf is expanding its services in the UK with the appointment of Kestrel Liner Agencies as its agent in the country.
Views: 2796
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Saudia wrestles with WWE shipment

June 11 - Saudia Airlines Cargo has transported 175 tons (158.6 tonnes) of equipment from the Netherlands to Saudi Arabia for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Views: 1965
Let’s go fly a “K”ite thumbnail image

Let’s go fly a “K”ite

June 11 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is installing an automated kite system onto one of its bulkers.
Views: 2268
Andreone joins PRPA board thumbnail image

Andreone joins PRPA board

June 11 - Rita Andreone has been appointed to the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) board of directors for a term of three years, effective June 2, 2019.
Views: 1968
DHL launches online booking tool thumbnail image

DHL launches online booking tool

June 10 - DHL Global Forwarding has launched an online service for comparing quotations and making instant bookings for air and ocean freight, as well as door-to-door shipments.
Views: 2372
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Hynekamp appointed WW Solutions COO

June 10 - Mike Hynekamp has been named chief operating officer at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WW Solutions), replacing Ray Fitzgerald.
Views: 2156
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Going green with Wagenborg

June 10 - Royal Wagenborg has made a series of ‘green improvements’ to its ro-ro ship Bothniaborg during the vessel’s 15-year renewal survey at a shipyard in Tallinn, Estonia.
Views: 1989
Kalala steps up at Bolloré thumbnail image

Kalala steps up at Bolloré

June 10 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics has appointed Éric Kalala as its chief executive officer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Views: 1995
WCA hosts 13th annual conference thumbnail image

WCA hosts 13th annual conference

June 7 - WCA Projects welcomed 180 attendees for its 13th annual conference at the Hilton Amsterdam Hotel between May 24-26.
Views: 1874
Berth construction finalised for Odessa thumbnail image

Berth construction finalised for Odessa

June 7 - The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), Louis Dreyfus Company Ukraine and Brooklyn-Kyiv have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of Berth 1-z at the port of Odessa.
Views: 2116
APL launches JMV service thumbnail image

APL launches JMV service

June 7 - APL has introduced a Japan Malaysia Vietnam (JMV) service that will provide weekly connectivity between North and South East Asia.
Views: 1775
Chipolbrok watches the market ahead of newbuild order thumbnail image

Chipolbrok watches the market ahead of newbuild order

June 6 - In the midst of challenging times for the multipurpose shipping industry, Chinese-Polish carrier Chipolbrok is observing the market developments closely as it discusses the addition of four vessels to its fleet. 
Views: 2821
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Leipzig/Halle eyes investment programme

June 6 - Leipzig/Halle Airport has confirmed that it will develop new apron areas, logistics and office buildings, as well as a second dedicated freight centre. 
Views: 2159
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PCN adds to summit agenda

June 6 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is bolstering the agenda of its annual summit with four video sessions that have been produced by lifting and rigging industry expert Marco J. van Daal.
Views: 1953
RRS continues rapid expansion thumbnail image

RRS continues rapid expansion

June 5 - Portsmouth, UK-based Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has acquired Aberdeen-based Plantshifters. 
Views: 2468
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Gdansk navigates digitalisation

June 5 - Navigate, the application developed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority that enables importers and exporters to select the best transport options for containers they want to ship, is now operational at the port of Gdansk, Poland.
Views: 2037
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Ership welcomes Konecranes unit

June 5 - Ership has inaugurated a Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane at its terminal in the Mediterranean port of Cartagena, Spain.
Views: 2344
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Omega Morgan partners with Morrow for wind shipment

June 5 - The port of Morrow, located on the Columbia River near Boardman, Oregon, is teaming up with Omega Morgan to handle the movement of wind turbine blades to the Montague Wind Power facility near Arlington. 
Views: 2312
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Trio joins Daseke board

June 4 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has appointed Ena Williams, Chuck Serianni and Kim Warmbier to its board of directors.
Views: 2457
ABC and CLA go digital with cargo.one thumbnail image

ABC and CLA go digital with cargo.one

June 4 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) are entering into a global partnership with the online booking platform cargo.one.
Views: 2722
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Khan joins dship

June 3 - dship Carriers has appointed Ibrahim Khan as its chartering manager in Mumbai, India.
Views: 2288
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Lantin joins PRPA board

June 3 - Peter Lantin has joined Canada’s Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA) board of directors for a three-year term, replacing board member Bud Smith. 
Views: 2036
Pasquinelli handles loop shipment thumbnail image

Pasquinelli handles loop shipment

June 3 - Pasquinelli Spa has coordinated the transport of two loop reactor units and two pressure vessels from the centre of Italy to Civitavecchia seaport.
Views: 2014
Marguisa and UHL target West Africa thumbnail image

Marguisa and UHL target West Africa

June 3 - Spain’s Marguisa Shipping Lines is teaming up with United Heavy Lift (UHL) to offer a joint multipurpose service to West Africa. 
Views: 2332
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Horizon Terminals expands at Freeport

June 3 - Horizon Terminal Services is expanding its operations at Port Freeport in Texas with 20 acres (8.1 ha) of space for additional automobiles and ro-ro cargo.
Views: 2050
Cosco opens European office thumbnail image

Cosco opens European office

June 3 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has set up a European office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
Views: 2079

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