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Sectors News from October 2019

Barrus moves Amur cargoes thumbnail image

Barrus moves Amur cargoes

October 31 - Barrus Projects, together with its partner COSCO Shipping Project Logistics, has delivered components for the Amur gas processing plant in Svobodniy, Russia.
Views: 2519
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Atlas Air appoints Forbes

October 31 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has appointed James Forbes as executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective January 1, 2020.
Views: 2174
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Developing LEO as a fuel for sustainable shipping

October 31 - A.P. Møller - Mærsk and Wallenius Wilhelmsen have teamed up with Copenhagen University and major customers to explore the environmental and commercial viability of LEO fuel – a blend of lignin and ethanol – for shipping.
Views: 2092
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ABC and CLA cut services

October 30 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) will cancel a total of 11 freighter connections as of November 1, according to HLPFI’s sister title DVZ.
Views: 2612
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TPs on the move at Redcar

October 30 - SAL Heavy Lift has loaded six transition pieces (TP), weighing 382 tonnes each, at the Redcar Bulk Terminal in North Yorkshire.
Views: 2129
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Enerpac tests SCJ cube jacks

October 30 - Enerpac has completed overload testing of the SCJ-series of self-locking cube jacks.
Views: 2209
POSH Terasea wound up thumbnail image

POSH Terasea wound up

October 29 - POSH Terasea (PTPL) will be voluntarily liquidated having defaulted on a credit facility.
Views: 2257
Renzo Piano Bridge takes shape thumbnail image

Renzo Piano Bridge takes shape

October 29 - Transport and rigging specialist Fagioli has installed the first section of the Renzo Piano Bridge in Genoa. 
Views: 2275
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Dimerco names executive board

October 29 - Dimerco Express Group has restructured its executive management board as its ceo, Edward Lin, prepares to retire at the end of October.
Views: 2153
ICTSI inaugurates berths at BGT  thumbnail image

ICTSI inaugurates berths at BGT 

October 28 - International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has inaugurated two berths at the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq. 
Views: 2062
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Höegh on track with speedy delivery

October 28 - Höegh Autoliners has transported equipment and track laying machines from Mumbai, India to Ghana on behalf of OM Freight Forwarders.
Views: 2111
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PPG heads to Bremen for 2020 

October 28 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) will hold its 14th annual conference in Bremen, Germany from October 7-9, 2020. 
Views: 1999
Bernhard Schulte forms joint venture with MidOcean thumbnail image

Bernhard Schulte forms joint venture with MidOcean

October 28 - Bernhard Schulte Offshore (BSO) and MidOcean Wind (MOW) have entered into a joint venture to build and operate support vessels for the USA’s offshore wind energy industry.
Views: 2460
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ITI updates VR training

October 25 - Industrial Training International (ITI) has updated the crane simulation library of its virtual reality (VR) training solution.
Views: 2514
SGRE to buy Senvion assets thumbnail image

SGRE to buy Senvion assets

October 25 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached agreement to acquire selected European assets of Senvion Group for EUR200 million (USD223.3 million).
Views: 3148
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Rotor sails bring savings for Maersk

October 25 - The installation of rotor sails on the tanker, Maersk Pelican, resulted in an 8.2 percent fuel saving over the course of a year, according to the wind propulsion system manufacturer Norsepower.
Views: 2199
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Gard highlights scrubber-related claims

October 25 - With the IMO 2020 deadline fast approaching, maritime insurance provider Gard has highlighted some of the recent scrubber-related claims it has handled.
Views: 2039
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JFT lands Rovuma EPC contract

October 24 - JFT – a consortium between JGC, Fluor and TechnipFMC – has been awarded an EPC contract by Mozambique Rovuma Venture (MRV). 
Views: 3350
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IMO looks at fuels of the future

October 24 - An International Maritime Organization (IMO) symposium held on October 18 considered the sulphur 2020 limit which comes into effect on January 1, 2020, as well as the longer term need to decarbonise shipping.
Views: 2295
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Cityring extension complete

October 24 - Copenhagen Metro in Denmark opened its most recent extension during September after several years of construction works in and under the city centre.
Views: 2219
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YIFFY: celebrating young professionals

October 24 - The 21st Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award – supported by the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and TT Club – was announced at the FIATA World Congress, held in Cape Town on October 1-5.
Views: 2094
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Mega Jack hits 100

October 24 - ALE’s Mega Jack 300 has performed its 100th jack up operation at Kuwait’s Al-Zour oil refinery project.
Views: 2497
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Brexit and the impact for offshore renewables

October 24 - If the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a deal on the exit proceedings, there will be a significant effect on the offshore renewable energy market, said Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS).
Views: 2114
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Final load of Murco components leaves Pembroke

October 23 - The export of components from the decommissioned Murco refinery in Pembrokeshire is now complete, with over 13,000 tonnes of cargo having been transported to southern Asia since the plant closed in 2014.
Views: 2467
Nooteboom launches largest low-loader thumbnail image

Nooteboom launches largest low-loader

October 23 - Netherlands-based trailer manufacturer Nooteboom has expanded its EURO-PX low-loader portfolio with the addition of the 4+6 IC Interdolly Compact.
Views: 2349
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Registration open for PPG master class

October 23 - Registration has opened for the Project Professionals Group (PPG) project cargo forwarding training course, which will be held at the AntwerpXL exhibition in April 2020.
Views: 1959
Time charter rates on the up thumbnail image

Time charter rates on the up

October 23 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have increased slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2785
Chapman partners with AIA in Ireland  thumbnail image

Chapman partners with AIA in Ireland 

October 23 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has entered a strategic cooperation with Airbridge International Agencies (AIA) Cargo to strengthen both companies’ service offering in Ireland.
Views: 2018
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Bilbao gains Norwegian connection

October 22 - Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, has added a port call in Norway to its Biscay service between Bilbao, Spain and St. Petersburg, Russia. 
Views: 2232
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Scot Explorer launched in Hoogezand

October 22 - Scotline Marine Holdings’ 4,800 dwt vessel Scot Explorer has been christened and launched at the Royal Bodewes Shipyard in Hoogezand, the Netherlands.
Views: 2107
ZPMC delivers for Hutchison Port Sohar thumbnail image

ZPMC delivers for Hutchison Port Sohar

October 22 - ZPMC’s heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 19 has delivered two remote-controlled quay cranes and six rubber-tyred gantry cranes to Hutchison Port Sohar’s terminal in Oman.
Views: 2324
Wangfoong rescue on track thumbnail image

Wangfoong rescue on track

October 22 - Wangfoong Transportation has been involved in a complex salvage operation in Hong Kong, where it helped to recover three derailed trains.
Views: 2139
Quality support for Clocaenog project thumbnail image

Quality support for Clocaenog project

October 22 - Quality Freight UK, part of the Peel Ports Group, partnered with Collett & Sons to move 27 wind turbines to the Clocaenog Forest project site in Wales.
Views: 2447
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Belgian gateways begin merger talks

October 21 - The port authorities of Antwerp and Zeebrugge will start negotiations with regard to a merger between the two gateways.
Views: 2646
BNSFL moves transformer trio thumbnail image

BNSFL moves transformer trio

October 21 - BNSF Logistics (BNSFL) has transported three 208.8-tonne transformers from the port of Houston to North Liberty, Indiana. 
Views: 2322
Asia Break Bulk adds to fleet thumbnail image

Asia Break Bulk adds to fleet

October 21 - Asia Break Bulk (Singapore), an exclusive agent for COLI Schiffahrt and Transport, has added the multipurpose vessel ABB Bentje to its fleet. 
Views: 2624
Wärtsilä partners with Norsepower thumbnail image

Wärtsilä partners with Norsepower

October 21 - Wärtsilä and Norsepower have signed a service cooperation agreement aimed at promoting the use of wind propulsion systems in shipping. 
Views: 1923
Cory moves to Ipswich office thumbnail image

Cory moves to Ipswich office

October 18 - UK-headquartered Cory Brothers has relocated its office in Felixstowe to Ipswich town centre.
Views: 2115
ALE executes pit move thumbnail image

ALE executes pit move

October 18 - ALE has lifted and transported a sulphur storage facility for the Lindsey Oil Refinery in the UK.
Views: 2166
Bichowski joins AMT thumbnail image

Bichowski joins AMT

October 18 - Switzerland-headquartered logistics and supply chain specialist AMT has appointed Frank Bichowski as its chief commercial and operations officer.
Views: 2400
Hughes-Hallett passes after long illness thumbnail image

Hughes-Hallett passes after long illness

October 18 - James Hughes-Hallett, former chairman of Hong Kong’s Swire Group and London-based shipbroker Clarksons, has passed away at the age of 70.
Views: 2524
DPDHL and Total target sustainable logistics thumbnail image

DPDHL and Total target sustainable logistics

October 18 - Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group) and Total have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to strengthen their collaboration on sustainable mobility, low-carbon energies, logistics and transport services.
Views: 2849
STS cranes arrive in Charleston thumbnail image

STS cranes arrive in Charleston

October 18 - Three ship-to-shore (STS) cranes have arrived at South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SPCA) Charleston Harbor on ZPMC’s heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 28.
Views: 2452
Mantracourt introduces ILA thumbnail image

Mantracourt introduces ILA

October 18 - Mantracourt Electronics has launched the In-line Strain Gauge Analogue Amplifier (ILA), which has been designed to convert strain gauge or load cell inputs into a 4-20 milliamp (mA) output.
Views: 1951
Mammoet moves in Mexico thumbnail image

Mammoet moves in Mexico

October 17 - Mammoet has relocated several container cranes for Hutchison Ports ICAVE at the port of Veracruz, Mexico as part of the company’s expansion programme.
Views: 2005
M-Star supports KPF project thumbnail image

M-Star supports KPF project

October 17 - M-Star Projects has chartered four vessels to transport equipment for a project at the KPF Terminal in Suriname.
Views: 1744
MSC rules out NSR thumbnail image

MSC rules out NSR

October 17 - MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has confirmed that it will not explore the use of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for container shipping between Europe and Asia.
Views: 2275
Rotterdam strengthens presence in India thumbnail image

Rotterdam strengthens presence in India

October 17 - The port of Rotterdam has appointed Broekman Logistics India as its representative team in the country, as the port looks to strengthen its activities in the region.
Views: 2022
Our winners in pictures thumbnail image

Our winners in pictures

October 17 - Congratulations to all of the winners of the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards 2019!
Views: 3380
Winners revealed at Heavy Lift Awards thumbnail image

Winners revealed at Heavy Lift Awards

October 16 - Almost 400 guests gathered at the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards ceremony last night at the Hilton Old Town hotel in Antwerp to celebrate the achievements of the heavy lift, specialised transport and project logistics sector.
Views: 4961
C.H. Robinson delivers thumbnail image

C.H. Robinson delivers

October 16 - C.H. Robinson has delivered cargo for one of Australia’s largest oil and gas producers in less than 24 hours. 
Views: 2900
Marguisa teams up with NileDutch thumbnail image

Marguisa teams up with NileDutch

October 16 - Marguisa has signed an agreement with NileDutch that will see the company’s Calabar service expanded with additional port calls in the Republic of the Congo and São Tomé and Príncipe.
Views: 2450
DSV warns of cuts at Panalpina thumbnail image

DSV warns of cuts at Panalpina

October 15 - Corporate functions and positions at Panalpina may be cut or relocated to DSV’s headquarters in Denmark, as the companies continue with the integration process.
Views: 3671
Seville prepares for more project cargo thumbnail image

Seville prepares for more project cargo

October 15 - The port of Seville revealed that it will make a series of infrastructure improvements aimed at attracting industrial traffic and project cargoes.
Views: 2442
Blue Water handles hull delivery thumbnail image

Blue Water handles hull delivery

October 15 - Earlier this year, Blue Water Singapore coordinated the transport of four trawler hulls, weighing approximately 500 tons (453.6 tonnes), from Vietnam to Norway.
Views: 2391
First steel cut for Mammoet Focus  thumbnail image

First steel cut for Mammoet Focus 

October 15 - The first steel has been cut for Mammoet’s Focus 30 crane – a heavy lifting solution for use in confined spaces such as plants and inner cities.
Views: 2547
Webster appointed at Barnhart thumbnail image

Webster appointed at Barnhart

October 15 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging has appointed David Webster as senior vice president – operations.
Views: 2001
Crane Worldwide picks Antonov thumbnail image

Crane Worldwide picks Antonov

October 14 - Antonov Airlines delivered a mobile crane and fire extinguishing equipment from the USA to Argentina aboard one of its AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 2133
AAL selects SEDNA thumbnail image

AAL selects SEDNA

October 11 - AAL has chosen the cloud-based platform SEDNA as its email and team collaboration system across its global network of offices.
Views: 2404
Sarens completes Whitla Wind work thumbnail image

Sarens completes Whitla Wind work

October 11 - Sarens has installed several wind turbines for the Whitla Wind project in Alberta, Canada, on behalf of Borea.
Views: 2584
Caldwell calls on Peacock thumbnail image

Caldwell calls on Peacock

October 11 - USA-based Caldwell Group has appointed Malcolm Peacock as a business development specialist as the company looks to expand in the Middle East.
Views: 3270
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Trade wars take their toll on confidence

October 10 - Confidence in the shipping industry has fallen to its lowest level for two-and-a-half years, according to the latest survey from BDO.
Views: 2417
STA completes Mozyr delivery thumbnail image

STA completes Mozyr delivery

October 10 - STA Logistic has delivered a reactor tip from Italy to the Mozyr oil refinery in Belarus.
Views: 2398
Stevens lifts on Great Pee Dee thumbnail image

Stevens lifts on Great Pee Dee

October 10 - PCL Construction is using Stevens Towing’s 150-ton (136.1-tonne) capacity Clyde 32 floating crane for a bridge demolition project in South Carolina.
Views: 2484
Kotug International and Horizon join forces thumbnail image

Kotug International and Horizon join forces

October 10 - Kotug International and Horizon Maritime Services have formed Kotug Canada, a joint venture that will offer terminal and harbour towage services across Canada.
Views: 2909
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Chernobyl NSC wins project management accolade

October 9 - As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Project Management Institute has named Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement (NSC) as one of the 50 most influential projects of the past 50 years.
Views: 5011
Tilbury2 ro-ro terminal moves forward thumbnail image

Tilbury2 ro-ro terminal moves forward

October 9 - A floating pontoon that will be used to discharge freight ferry vessels at the Tilbury2 terminal at port of Tilbury, UK has been launched.
Views: 2040
Mammoet utilises TPA system in Norway thumbnail image

Mammoet utilises TPA system in Norway

October 9 - Mammoet has utilised its Trailer Power Assist (TPA) system to transport 23 running generators and hubs to a wind farm project site in the Norwegian town of Narvik.
Views: 2500
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Franke joins COLI

October 8 - Ralf Franke has joined COLI Schiffahrt and Transport.
Views: 2542
Heavy transformers arrive in Sellindge thumbnail image

Heavy transformers arrive in Sellindge

October 8 - Collett & Sons has moved two 335-tonne transformers from the port of Dover to a substation in Sellindge, UK on behalf of Daher Projects.
Views: 2380
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Hornsea turbine installation complete

October 8 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s installation vessel Bold Tern and DEME’s Sea Challenger have completed the installation of wind turbines at the Hornsea One offshore wind farm.
Views: 2379
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ECS Group builds for the future

October 8 - Robert van de Weg has joined Paris-based airline general sales and services agent (GSSA) ECS Group, following his departure from Cargo Logic Management.
Views: 2142
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European Shipping Week scheduled for mid-February

October 8 - Europe’s shipowners will connect with the European Parliament, Council and European Commission at European Shipping Week, which will be hosted in Brussels from February 17-21, 2020.  
Views: 1943
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New York looks for port investment opportunities

October 7 - Ports and terminals in New York have been invited to submit proposals if they are interested in upgrading and investing in facilities that would support the state’s burgeoning offshore wind energy industry.
Views: 2147
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WW Ocean strengthens breakbulk team

October 7 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has appointed Vedran Muratbegovic as its senior manager for global breakbulk business development.
Views: 2505
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PACE progresses with Poti project

October 7 - PACE Group is progressing with the development and construction of a new marine terminal at the port of Poti in Georgia.
Views: 2582
4D Supply Chain Consulting enters the market thumbnail image

4D Supply Chain Consulting enters the market

October 4 - 4D Supply Chain Consulting (4D) has been launched with the aim of providing end-to-end logistics and supply chain solutions to specialised industries such as wind energy, power, oil and gas, and mining, amongst others.
Views: 3134
OHT vessel takes shape thumbnail image

OHT vessel takes shape

October 4 - Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has held a keel laying ceremony for its installation crane vessel that is currently under construction at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu.
Views: 2487
Holleman handles machinery delivery thumbnail image

Holleman handles machinery delivery

October 4 - Earlier this year, Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo delivered 7,664 freight tons of machinery from Romania to Serbia.
Views: 2583
UECC orders third LNG PCTC thumbnail image

UECC orders third LNG PCTC

October 4 - UECC has placed an order for a third hybrid LNG-powered pure car truck carrier (PCTC) with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group.
Views: 1932
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Emil Egger completes bridge hoist 

October 4 - Switzerland-headquartered crane contractor Emil Egger has utilised its 1,000-tonne capacity LR 11000 crawler crane from Liebherr for a bridge hoist project near Lausanne. 
Views: 2377
Goldhofer to display STZ-VP 8 thumbnail image

Goldhofer to display STZ-VP 8

October 4 - Goldhofer will showcase the STZ-VP 8 low loader semi-trailer at the Solutrans 2019 exhibition, which takes place from November 19-23 in France.
Views: 2295
HFW to host fourth P&I week thumbnail image

HFW to host fourth P&I week

October 4 - International law firm HFW is hosting its fourth annual P&I week from October 15-17, 2019 in London.
Views: 2560
Marguisa calls in Calabar thumbnail image

Marguisa calls in Calabar

October 3 - Last week, Marguisa docked its first container ship at the port of Calabar in Nigeria.
Views: 2579
ACS aids Bahamians thumbnail image

ACS aids Bahamians

October 3 - Air Charter Service’s (ACS) Miami office filled an empty passenger flight to the Bahamas with emergency aid for those affected by Hurricane Dorian.
Views: 1964
AAL adds four MPVs thumbnail image

AAL adds four MPVs

October 2 - Singapore-headquartered carrier AAL will add 133,000 dwt of multipurpose tonnage to its fleet.
Views: 2925
Van Dam harnessing wind power thumbnail image

Van Dam harnessing wind power

October 2 - Van Dam Shipping plans to install a wind-assisted propulsion system, developed by eConowind, on its 3,600 dwt general cargo vessel, Ankie.
Views: 2273
Polar research ship christened thumbnail image

Polar research ship christened

October 2 - A state-of-the-art British polar research ship was officially christened Sir David Attenborough at a shipyard in Birkenhead last week.
Views: 2279
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Subsea 7 awarded Caspian contracts

October 2 - BP Exploration has awarded Subsea 7 two contracts for offshore works at the Azeri Central East (ACE) project in the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field in the Caspian Sea.
Views: 2131
Collett secures Mansfield work thumbnail image

Collett secures Mansfield work

October 2 - Mansfield Pollard selected Collett & Sons to transport over 300 specialist handling systems from the manufacturer’s facility in Bedford.
Views: 2320
New CFO for Zeamarine thumbnail image

New CFO for Zeamarine

October 2 - Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as chief financial officer (cfo) of Zeamarine, effective immediately.
Views: 2629
NYK loads in Rostock  thumbnail image

NYK loads in Rostock 

October 2 - Last month, one of NYK Line’s PCTC vessels called at Liebherr’s facility at the port of Rostock to load nearly 30 roll trailers. 
Views: 2214
GIS ready for record year thumbnail image

GIS ready for record year

October 1 - More than 400 exhibitors will gather in Italy this week for the GIS exhibition, which will showcase mobile and tower cranes along with port handling equipment and specialised transport vehicles, among others.
Views: 2447
M&M in Serbian JV  thumbnail image

M&M in Serbian JV 

October 1 - Militzer & Münch Group (M&M) has formed a joint venture in Serbia with Invictus System Transport & Logistics.
Views: 2427
Kässbohrer launches K.SLL B 2 trailer thumbnail image

Kässbohrer launches K.SLL B 2 trailer

October 1 - Kässbohrer showcased its latest low loader – the K.SLL B 2 – during the NUFAM 2019 exhibition, which took place from September 26 - 29 in Germany.
Views: 2294
Ostend buys up REBO terminal thumbnail image

Ostend buys up REBO terminal

October 1 - DEME has decided to sell its 30 percent stake in the Renewable Energy Base Ostend (REBO) terminal in Belgium.
Views: 2207
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Van Brink joins Spierings

October 1 - Spierings Mobile Cranes has named Maarten van Brink as sales engineer for the Netherlands and the UK.
Views: 2343

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