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Sectors News from August 2019

Faymonville launches VarioMAX Plus thumbnail image

Faymonville launches VarioMAX Plus

August 30 - Faymonville has launched a lowbed trailer product range capable of handling payloads up to 105 tonnes – the VarioMAX Plus.
Views: 1647
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Bolloré completes shipment

August 30 - Bolloré Logistics has coordinated the delivery of 18 packages, including four heavy lift items, from India to the port of Oran in Algeria.
Views: 1558
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Dan-Czech delivers to Slovakia

August 30 - Dan-Czech Specialtransport delivered a 67-tonne ammonia condenser and two vacuum separators, from a factory in the Czech Republic to the port of Bratislava in Slovakia.
Views: 1529
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Sif expands at Maasvlakte

August 29 - Sif Holding has signed an agreement to lease a 20 ha port site and a 200 m stretch of deepsea quay at the port of Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte.
Views: 1403
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Saporito joins SJPC

August 28 - South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC) has named Andrew Saporito as its executive director.
Views: 1470
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UPM to operate seven Spliethoff newbuilds

August 28 - Bore and Wijnne Barends, both part of the Spliethoff Group, have partnered with UPM to design and build seven newbuild ships for the latter’s transport operations in Europe.
Views: 1977
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Grieg welcomes a new Star

August 27 - Grieg Star has taken delivery of the Supramax bulk vessel Star Damon (formerly GH Frankel).
Views: 1444
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UAL vessels gather in Antwerp

August 23 - Three Universal Africa Lines (UAL) ships have been spotted at the port of Antwerp. All three are being loaded with cargoes destined for West Africa.
Views: 1820
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Höegh rolls to Mombasa

August 23 - Höegh Autoliners has shipped 100 breakbulk units destined for a cement plant in Kenya on using two of its ro-ro services.
Views: 1652
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ALE-Giant executes Formosa works

August 23 - ALE has established a joint venture with Giant Taiwan to handle the movement, transport and storage of wind turbine foundations for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm.
Views: 1704
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Paderewski completes maiden call in Emden

August 23 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose vessel Paderewski made its maiden call at the German port of Emden to load wind energy equipment destined for Masan, South Korea.
Views: 1638
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Esbjerg welcomes LHM 800

August 23 - Denmark’s Port Esbjerg has taken delivery of a 308-tonne lifting capacity LHM 800 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr.
Views: 1636
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Peel Ports prepares for Brexit

August 23 - The UK’s Peel Ports Group has been accredited as an authorised economic operator (AEO) at all of its principal ports.
Views: 1626
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Tschudi delivers for Belgian paper mill

August 22 - Tschudi Logistics has coordinated the delivery of five digesters and a liquor accumulator for Burgo Ardennes’ paper mill in Belgium.
Views: 1594
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PPG counts down to 12th annual conference

August 22 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) is preparing for its 12th annual conference, which will take place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from September 25-27, 2019.
Views: 1504
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Bondoux joins deugro group

August 22 - deugro group has appointed Antoine Bondoux as its corporate vice president – nuclear energy industry. 
Views: 1794
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Breakbulk volumes on the up at NWSA

August 21 - Year-to-date breakbulk volumes at the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) are up by 18.3 percent, compared to the same period last year, reaching 163,650 tonnes.
Views: 1877
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ECOL gets certified

August 21 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) said that its European Crane Operators’ Licence (ECOL) has been awarded ISO 9001-2015 certification.
Views: 1512
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ALS moves thruster

August 21 - Abnormal Load Services (ALS) has transported a 36-tonne thruster measuring 5.81 m x 5.81 m x 1.35 m from Poland to a hydroelectric power station in Wales, UK.
Views: 1380
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Pirates board MPV off the coast of Cameroon

August 21 - MC Schiffahrt has confirmed that its multipurpose vessel MarMalaita was attacked by pirates on August 14 at the Douala anchorage off the coast of Cameroon.
Views: 1507
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ACS delivers in Japan

August 20 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has coordinated the shipment of a 35-tonne flight simulator from Texas to Japan using a Boeing 747.
Views: 1464
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All aboard the Chipolbrok Moon

August 20 - Chipolbrok Moon has called at the port of Hamburg to load three 60 m-long units, each weighing 29 tonnes.
Views: 1394
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Chapman Freeborn and Maximus Air team up

August 19 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Maximus Air Cargo have transported a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine to Addu Atoll in the Maldives.
Views: 1506
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Haliade-X components on the move

August 19 - A wind turbine blade from LM Wind Power, measuring 107 m long, has arrived at the port of Blyth in the UK for testing at Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s facilities.
Views: 1460
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DSV completes Panalpina acquisition

August 19 - DSV has completed the acquisition of Swiss freight forwarder Panalpina, creating one of the world’s largest transport and logistics companies.
Views: 1874
Jan De Nul secures Kriegers Flak work thumbnail image

Jan De Nul secures Kriegers Flak work

August 16 - Jan De Nul Group will transport and install 72 Siemens wind turbine generators – with a capacity of 8.4 MW each – for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark.
Views: 1942
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Pretty in pink for TGP

August 16 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has delivered 62 modules to a mining site near Newman, Australia.
Views: 2060
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Trams roll to Mauritius

August 16 - Höegh Autoliners has transported 18 light rail vehicles (LRV) from Spain to Mauritius on its ro-ro vessel Höegh Antwerp.
Views: 1837
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The scrubber solution for GHG emissions

August 16 - Advocates of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) are championing the use of the technology as a way to reduce global CO2 emissions, as well as complying with the looming IMO sulphur 2020 regulations.
Views: 1792
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Easter takes on Daseke interim CEO role

August 16 - Chris Easter has been appointed interim ceo of North American specialised transport provider Daseke following the retirement of Don Daseke.
Views: 1662
SAL Heavy Lift Day returns thumbnail image

SAL Heavy Lift Day returns

August 15 - The fourth SAL Heavy Lift Day will be held at the Steigenberger Hotel in Hamburg on September 18, 2019.
Views: 2071
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Conceptum opens in Montreal

August 15 - Conceptum Logistics has strengthened its presence in the Canadian market with the opening of an office in Montreal, Quebec.
Views: 1737
Cosmatos handles drum shipment thumbnail image

Cosmatos handles drum shipment

August 15 - Cosmatos Group has transported refinery equipment from Greece to Chalampé, France for the Butachimie refinery.
Views: 1631
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Black Marlin arrives in Rotterdam

August 14 - Royal Boskalis Westminster’s heavy lift vessel Black Marlin has arrived at the port of Rotterdam to offload 18 Concordia Damen hulls and a crane barge.
Views: 1798
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RRS plans open house event

August 14 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) will showcase the entire range of Hydra-Slide skidding equipment at its Portsmouth, UK facility on September 10, 2019.
Views: 1694
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Anetsberger steps up at Geodis

August 14 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Peter Anetsberger as director of its industrial projects division in Germany.
Views: 1780
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Air Partner flies aid to Juba

August 14 - Over the course of three weeks, Air Partner chartered 18 flights from the USA to deliver more than 400 tonnes of non-perishable food to Juba in South Sudan.
Views: 1654
Jumbo moves for Formosa 1 thumbnail image

Jumbo moves for Formosa 1

August 14 - Jumbo has transported 20 transition pieces for Taiwan’s Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm on behalf of Jan De Nul Group and Multi Marine Chartering.
Views: 1591
Confessore to head up Mallory project division thumbnail image

Confessore to head up Mallory project division

August 13 - Tennessee-headquartered Mallory Alexander International Logistics has appointed Michael Confessore to head up its recently launched project freight division.
Views: 1671
Mammoet keeps it clean in Texas thumbnail image

Mammoet keeps it clean in Texas

August 13 - Mammoet has introduced a wash facility to clean its fleet of heavy equipment at its facility in Rosharon, Texas.
Views: 2063
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Trade war effects hit the West Coast

August 13 - Protracted trade tension between the USA and China has hit the bottom lines of ports and terminals active on the US West Coast. Predicting how volumes will develop in the coming months is proving difficult.
Views: 1984
Logistics Plus delivers to Kuwait  thumbnail image

Logistics Plus delivers to Kuwait 

August 13 - Logistics Plus has coordinated the delivery of ship lift and transfer systems from Iskenderun, Turkey to Kuwait. 
Views: 1654
Houston readies for PCB 2020 thumbnail image

Houston readies for PCB 2020

August 13 - The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) – a new event for the project logistics supply chain – will take place in Houston during April next year.
Views: 1839
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Multipurpose charter rates rise

August 13 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have improved slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 1834
Nahas joins Silk Way Airlines USA thumbnail image

Nahas joins Silk Way Airlines USA

August 12 - Silk Way Airlines USA has appointed Fadi Nahas as the company’s vice president for the Americas region.
Views: 2355
Krey acquires two MPVs thumbnail image

Krey acquires two MPVs

August 12 - Shipowner Krey Schiffahrts has expanded its fleet to ten vessels with the acquisition of two multipurpose ships.
Views: 1510
Caspian tug delivered  thumbnail image

Caspian tug delivered 

August 12 - Caspian Offshore Construction has taken delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606 in Kazakhstan. 
Views: 1575
NWSA requests Terminal 46 proposals thumbnail image

NWSA requests Terminal 46 proposals

August 12 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) is inviting companies interested in operating Terminal 46, a 50 acre (20.2 ha) deepwater marine terminal, to submit proposals.
Views: 1640
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Fernandina opts for Octopi

August 12 - Florida’s Worldwide Terminals Fernandina has selected the Octopi terminal operating system (TOS) as it modernises its port infrastructure.
Views: 1960
Hill completes exchanger swap thumbnail image

Hill completes exchanger swap

August 12 - Hill Crane & Rigging (HCR) has used a 500-ton (453.6-tonne) capacity heavy track HT500 hydraulic skidding system from Hydra-Slide to replace a stacked heat exchanger at a refinery in Carson, California.
Views: 1681
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UAL introduces Warri service 

August 9 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL) has partnered with multipurpose terminal operator Julius Berger Services Nigeria (JBSN) to launch a direct liner service to Warri, Nigeria. 
Views: 1867
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Punishing mis-declarers

August 9 - Container shipping lines Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, HMM and OOCL, among others, have introduced fines for shippers that mis-declare hazardous cargoes.
Views: 1684
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Nurminen CEO to step down

August 9 - Ville Iho has resigned as ceo of Nurminen Logistics – a position he has held since March 2019 – and will leave the company in February 2020.
Views: 1888
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Mixed fortunes in North America 

August 8 - In announcing its second-quarter financial results, heavy haulage and crane solutions provider, Entrec, said the outlook for its business in the USA continues to be positive, but warns that a more cautious approach is needed in Canada. 
Views: 1842
Marc places Damen pontoon order thumbnail image

Marc places Damen pontoon order

August 8 - French civil works company Marc has placed an order with Damen Shipyards for a pontoon that will be used to support activities at the port of Brest.
Views: 1481
Giant move for Jumbo thumbnail image

Giant move for Jumbo

August 7 - Jumbo has moved a 1,929-tonne wash tower from Pyeongtaek, South Korea to Jubail, Saudi Arabia on behalf of Samsung Engineering.
Views: 1640
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HOPA names leadership team

August 7 - The combined port authorities of Hamilton and Oshawa in Canada has named its board of directors and senior executive team.
Views: 1537
UK looks to free ports as post-Brexit solution thumbnail image

UK looks to free ports as post-Brexit solution

August 7 - New plans unveiled by the UK government suggests that up to 10 free ports (also known as free-trade zones) could be established following the country’s exit from the European Union (EU).
Views: 1726
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ALE on the double in Mauritania

August 6 - ALE has transported and installed two transformers for the Boulenouar wind farm project in Mauritania.
Views: 2058
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Blades arrive in Wilmington

August 6 - GT USA Wilmington has handled 39 wind turbine blades at its Delaware terminal on behalf of GE Renewable Energy.
Views: 2519
Höegh breaks Ennore record thumbnail image

Höegh breaks Ennore record

August 6 - Höegh Autoliners has transported a wind turbine blade from Ennore port, India to Shanghai, China on its ro-ro vessel Höegh Antwerp.
Views: 1712
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Antonov flies for Kübler

August 6 - Antonov Airlines, in collaboration with Kübler Spedition, has transported the EDRS-C satellite on behalf of German manufacturer OHB System.
Views: 1731
Fairplay adds to tug fleet thumbnail image

Fairplay adds to tug fleet

August 5 - Hamburg-based Fairplay Towage has signed a bareboat charter contract for an azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug.
Views: 1744
Merritts adds Nooteboom equipment thumbnail image

Merritts adds Nooteboom equipment

August 5 - Heavy machinery moving specialist Joseph Merritt Group has acquired a Nooteboom trailer that will be used to transport the company’s fleet of Versa-Lift 60/80 forklift trucks.
Views: 2004
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DSV adds to US offices

August 2 - DSV Air & Sea has opened an office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – its 36th office in the USA.
Views: 2041
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Jones joins HFW in Singapore

August 2 - Christopher Jones will join HFW as a consultant at the law firm’s Singapore office, effective August 1, 2019.
Views: 1959
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Boskalis completes sale of Kotug Smit

August 2 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, together with its co-shareholder Kotug International, completed the sale of Kotug Smit Towage to Boluda Group.
Views: 2127
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MIQ to rebrand as Noatum Logistics

August 2 - MIQ Logistics will be rebranded as Noatum Logistics, as the companies progress with the post-takeover transition.
Views: 1994
Quality Freight moves transformers thumbnail image

Quality Freight moves transformers

August 1 - Quality Freight, in its role as receiving agent at the port of Cristobal, Panama, has handled two 84-ton (76.2-tonne) transformers.
Views: 2148
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SCH signs stevedore deal with Neptune

August 1 - Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) has signed an agreement with Neptune Lines that will see the terminal operator load and discharge all of the shipping line's ro-ro vessels that call at the port of Southampton, UK.
Views: 1925
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Cosco sets sail via Northeast Passage

August 1 - On July 20, Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers’ ice-class ship Tian En, loaded with wind energy cargoes, departed the port of Taicang in China, marking the beginning of its voyage via the Northeast Passage.
Views: 2227
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Gdynia prepares for offshore wind projects

August 1 - The port of Gdynia, the district of Kosakowo and the cities of Rumia and Gdynia have signed a letter of intent (LoI) to develop and operate landside infrastructure to support offshore wind energy projects.
Views: 1998

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