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Sectors News from August 2019

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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: 372
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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: 371
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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: 331
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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: 346
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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: 681
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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: 540
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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: 710
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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: 616
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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: 561
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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: 546
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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: 893
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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: 730
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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: 683
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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: 754
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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: 776
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Krey acquires two MPVs

August 12 - Shipowner Krey Schiffahrts has expanded its fleet to ten vessels with the acquisition of two multipurpose ships.
Views: 737
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Caspian tug delivered 

August 12 - Caspian Offshore Construction has taken delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606 in Kazakhstan. 
Views: 697
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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: 806
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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: 934
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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: 746
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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: 977
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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: 916
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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: 932
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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: 1058
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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: 876
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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: 1007
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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: 950
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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: 1077
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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: 1320
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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: 1299
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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: 1150
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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: 1106
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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: 1165
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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: 1277
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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: 1558
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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: 1453
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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: 1536
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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: 1460
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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: 1592
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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: 1472
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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: 1597
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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: 1578

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