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Sectors News from September 2019

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XLP gathers in Dubai

September 13 - Almost 160 delegates from around the world gathered in Dubai last week for the XLProjects (XLP) annual general meeting (AGM).
Views: 351
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ACS adds office space in Spain

September 13 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated its Spanish operation to larger premises in Madrid.
Views: 342
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JAS takes to the skies

September 13 - JAS Worldwide has introduced an aerospace team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Views: 350
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Van der Vlist in blade delivery

September 12 - Van der Vlist is in the process of delivering 50 wind turbines to the Wieringermeer project in the Netherlands.
Views: 449
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Zeamarine picks Rhenus for Dutch calls

September 11 - Rhenus Logistics has signed a contract with heavy lift shipping line Zeamarine for the provision of stevedoring and ship agency services at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1028
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Astral supports drone services in Kenya

September 11 - Japanese drone manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company has contracted Astral Aerial Solutions, an affiliate of Astral Aviation, for last mile air cargo delivery in Kenya.
Views: 486
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Gutormsen named CEO at Höegh Autoliners

September 10 - Ivar Myklebust has resigned as ceo at Norway-headquartered Höegh Autoliners, with Thor Jørgen Gutormsen appointed to take over the position.
Views: 744
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Finnlines promotes from within

September 10 - Helsinki-headquartered ro-ro operator Finnlines has made a pair of managerial appointments.
Views: 612
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Saudia Cargo boosts network

September 9 - Saudia Cargo has added freighter flights in Africa and Europe as it looks to expand its global network.
Views: 607
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Hellmann adds to management team

September 9 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Sven Eisfeld as managing director, Germany and Volker Sauerborn as chief operating officer of the company’s contract logistics division.
Views: 755
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Innovation begins SeaMade construction

September 6 - The offshore installation vessel Innovation has loaded out the first three wind turbine foundations and transition pieces for the SeaMade offshore wind farm.
Views: 867
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Record shipment for Cargolux

September 6 - Cargolux Airlines, in cooperation with HNCA Logistics and European Logistics Partners (ELP), has transported a 10 m-long shaft from Luxembourg to Zhengzhou, China.
Views: 896
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Blue Water in turbine transport

September 6 - Blue Water Shipping has transported a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) steam turbine from Industrial Terminals in Houston to a BASF refinery in Port Arthur.
Views: 1132
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BOCS Spirit readies for service

September 6 - Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping (BOCS) has added the multipurpose vessel BOCS Spirit to its fleet.
Views: 973
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New brakes for Sleipnir cranes

September 5 - Pintsch Bubenzer has installed a set of Twin Safe TS800 brakes on two 10,000-tonne capacity revolving cranes on board the semi-submersible vessel Sleipnir.
Views: 944
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Airships and drones prepare for lift-off thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Airships and drones prepare for lift-off

September 5 - There have been calls for increased levels of innovation in the airfreight sector. Drones may find their calling for smaller deliveries on project sites, or in remote surveying; airships could carve a niche in inaccessible areas. Ian Putzger reports.
Views: 2220
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Tjallingii joins PRPA board

September 5 - The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) has named Frans Tjallingii as chairman of its board of directors, effective immediately.
Views: 909
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WWPC duo sends substation overseas

September 4 - Kaleido Logistics has cooperated with Quality Freight International to deliver a mobile substation from Spain to Panama.
Views: 1086
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Port of Tyne granted AEO status

September 4 - The UK's port of Tyne has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status as part of its preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union (Brexit).
Views: 929
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ESL adds Alppila to fleet

September 4 - Finland’s ESL Shipping has acquired the bulk carrier Alppila from SEB Leasing.
Views: 991
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Liza Destiny arrives in Guyana

September 3 - The Liza Destiny, Guyana’s first oil production vessel, has arrived at the Stabroek Block, according to Hess Corporation.
Views: 1075
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Meriaura opens door for green shipping

September 3 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has signed an agreement with Stockholm Exergi for the transport of wood chips and wood pellets using its biofuel-powered EcoCoaster vessels.
Views: 1193
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Townsville welcomes Gottwald crane

September 3 - Stevedoring company Townsville Marine Logistics, based at Australia’s port of Townsville, has acquired a mobile harbour crane (MHC) from Konecranes.
Views: 1383
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First joint shipment for DSV Panalpina

September 2 - Last week, DSV Panalpina delivered thrust reverser engine parts from Huntsville, USA to Luxembourg – the first shipment handled by the new organisation’s combined network.
Views: 1388
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Construction progresses for Wagenborg newbuild

September 2 - The first sections of Royal Wagenborg’s newbuild multipurpose vessel have been transported from the construction hall to the quayside at the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard in the Netherlands.
Views: 1233
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PSA acquires Penn Terminals

September 2 - PSA International has acquired Penn Terminals, located on the Delaware River in the USA, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners.
Views: 1147

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