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Sectors News from September 2019

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PPG gathers in Vietnam

September 30 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) held its 12th annual conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last week.
Views: 2385
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Ex-Im approves USD5 bn loan

September 30 - The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has authorised a USD5 billion loan to finance US exports to the Mozambique LNG project.
Views: 2386
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Barrus presses ahead

September 27 - Barrus Projects has delivered press equipment to Ruza, Russia on behalf of South Korea’s SEO Joong Logistics.
Views: 2095
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Haliade-X orders

September 27 - Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbines at two of its US offshore wind farms, subject to final project approvals.
Views: 3468
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Crowley opens cross dock facility 

September 27 - Crowley Solutions has opened a 30,000 sq ft (2,787.1 sq m) cross dock facility in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania to support its government supply chain services. 
Views: 3019
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Frew to step down

September 27 - Angus Frew, secretary general and ceo of the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), will step down from his roles during August 2020.
Views: 2128
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Industry professionals to gather in Seville

September 26 - Spain’s port of Seville will welcome nearly 200 industry professionals on October 3 to discuss the challenges of port logistics and industrial projects.
Views: 2133
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AAL handles the pressure

September 26 - AAL has transported petrochemical plant components from Pyeongtaek, South Korea to Map Ta Phut, Thailand.
Views: 2089
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Khimji in separator shipment

September 25 - Khimji Ramdas Projects & Logistics has moved five pressure separators from the Nizwa Industrial Estate to the port of Duqm, Oman.
Views: 2193
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GAC plans for Irish expansion

September 25 - GAC Group has opened an office in the Republic of Ireland that will provide shipping services to vessels calling at the country’s ports.
Views: 2121
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Chipolbrok Sun continues round trip

September 25 - The multipurpose ship Chipolbrok Sun has called at the port of Antwerp in Belgium to load a variety of cargoes for its return trip to the Far East.
Views: 2659
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OHT awarded wind farm transport contract

September 25 - DEME Offshore has awarded Norway-based Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) a contract for the transport of 48 jacket foundations destined for the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland, UK.
Views: 2041
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Saint Nazaire looks for Le Carnet proposals

September 23 - The port of Nantes - Saint Nazaire in France is looking to develop an eco-technology park at its Le Carnet facility, located on the south bank of the Loire Estuary.
Views: 1797
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ESTA shines a light on harmonisation

September 23 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has moved forward with its lobbying efforts for the harmonisation of marking and lighting regulations.
Views: 2065
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DYT places newbuild order

September 23 - DYT Yacht Transport has confirmed that it placed an order for a newbuild yacht transportation vessel.
Views: 1874
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Höegh boosts services to Australia

September 23 - Höegh Autoliners will increase the frequency of its services from Europe to Australia to five sailings per month.
Views: 2005
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Challenges facing towage and offshore operators

September 20 - Sandro Lipani, director chartering and operations for Malta-based Augustea Maritime Transportation, discusses some of the challenges of operating in the towage and offshore support sector.
Views: 2297
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Allseas wins decommissioning work

September 20 - Allseas has been awarded a contract for the removal, transfer, load in and disposal of the Gyda platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.
Views: 2167
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Innovation overhauled

September 20 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel Innovation has undergone a major refit at Damen’s Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam.
Views: 2343
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Sun shines with Chipolbrok

September 20 - Chipolbrok has delivered a range of heavy and oversized components using its vessel Chipolbrok Sun, including 56 wind turbine tower sections in Piteå, Sweden.
Views: 2221
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Wallenius SOL to add Vaasa call

September 19 - Wallenius SOL – the joint venture of Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line (SOL) – will add Finland’s port of Vaasa to its regular liner network from November 2019.
Views: 1913
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CLG takes flight

September 19 - CargoLogic Germany (CLG) has been granted an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the German civil aviation authority and is ready to commence commercial operations.
Views: 1870
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ALG members move helicopter trio

September 19 - Talk Cargo, Compass Forwarding and Pan Logistics teamed up to transport three MD 600N helicopters from Turkey to the USA.
Views: 1975
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
Views: 2508
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ABC and CLA go online

September 18 - Bookings for capacity on AirBridgeCargo (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) flights can now be completed via the cargo.one digital platform.
Views: 1900
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
Views: 2709
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
Views: 2248
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Shelala joins ALG board

September 17 - Compass Forwarding’s Robert Shelala has joined the board of Aerospace Logistics Group (ALG), a network of companies that specialise in the movement of aircraft parts and components.
Views: 1933
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Pasquinelli in yacht move

September 17 - Pasquinelli Spa has moved a 460-ton (417.3-tonne) yacht from Chioggia to Ancona, Italy.
Views: 2341
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Asco completes overhaul

September 17 - Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (Asco) has modernised its tug vessel Om.
Views: 1894
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Port of Açu names José Firmo as CEO

September 16 - The port of Açu – a privately owned industrial complex in São João da Barra, Brazil – has appointed José Firmo as its ceo, effective November 1.
Views: 2162
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MIS moves engine across Oman

September 13 - Muscat International Shipping & Logistics (MIS) has transported a 140-ton (127-tonne) Wärtsilä engine from a power station in Khasab to Duqm, Oman.
Views: 2376
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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: 2047
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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: 2121
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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: 2011
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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: 1961
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DHL’s rapid response

September 11 - In partnership with the United Nations, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) has sent a disaster response team (DRT) to deliver emergency supplies to the Bahamas.
Views: 1969
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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: 2568
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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: 1885
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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: 2222
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Finnlines promotes from within

September 10 - Helsinki-headquartered ro-ro operator Finnlines has made a pair of managerial appointments.
Views: 1979
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Pauwgracht calls at Mackay

September 10 - A 230-tonne shiploader component, originally in use at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi’s (BMA) Hay Point coal terminal, has been uninstalled and shipped to Queensland’s port of Mackay, Australia.
Views: 2454
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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: 1855
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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: 2179
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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: 1951
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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: 2112
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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: 2403
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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: 2115
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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: 2259
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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: 3980
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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: 1905
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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: 2050
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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: 1809
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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: 1840
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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: 1869
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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: 2021
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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: 2442
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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: 2605
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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: 2124
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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: 2114

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