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Sectors News from December 2019

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Confidence hits 18-month high

December 31 - Confidence in the shipping industry rose to its highest level for 18 months in the last quarter of 2019, according to BDO’s confidence survey.
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Looking back on 2019

December 24 - Reporting on the heavy lift and project forwarding sector over the course of 2019 has been a pleasure. Everyone at HLPFI would like to extend their gratitude to those that have continued to support this title in what has proven to be a tumultuous year.
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Mammoet’s reel big move

December 23 - Mammoet has transported two cable reels that form part of the Seneca Lake submarine cable replacement project in Romulus, New York.
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Express delivery

December 23 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has shifted four ammonia converter top sections in India.
Views: 2567
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Appointments at Finnlines

December 19 - Finnlines, a part of the Grimaldi Group, has made a pair of senior appointments
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AAL ships pleasure craft

December 18 - AAL’s S-class ship Bangkok recently transported 12 vessels from Genoa, Italy to the US Virgin Islands and Port Everglades, Florida.
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Rotterdam tests shore power options

December 18 - The Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have been trialling shore-power systems that aim to reduce air and noise pollution.
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Zeamarine undergoes managerial restructure

December 16 - Germany-headquartered multipurpose shipping line Zeamarine is restructuring its managerial team as it strives to keep afloat in what has proven to be an incredibly challenging operational environment.
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MSC integrates biofuel blends

December 16 - Container shipping giant Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) said that it has started to use biofuel in its vessels calling at Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
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Blue Water begins Greenland project

December 16 - Blue Water Shipping has been involved in a major chartering operation for Denmark-based Munck Civil Engineering.
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Pohjanpalo promoted

December 13 - Iiris Pohjanpalo has been appointed as chief financial officer at Finland’s Nurminen Logistics.
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Deliveries for South Flank begin

December 12 - Mammoet has started transporting the first heavy components for the BHP South Flank iron ore mine, which is being developed in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
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Haslach adds LTM 1130-5.1

December 12 - German crane contractor Haslach has taken delivery of a new Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1.
Views: 2653
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BigLift delivers the goods to Baffinland

December 12 - In the north of Canada, Baffinland Iron Mines is expanding its mine at Milne Inlet. BigLift Shipping delivered vital components to support the expansion over the course of three shipments.
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Charter rates hold firm

December 12 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have slipped very slightly over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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Seif joins Bansard

December 11 - Milad Seif has joined French logistics company Bansard International as global sales director.
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ICS launches ISM guidelines

December 10 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched a completely new edition of its Guidelines on the Application of the IMO International Safety Management (ISM) Code.
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Rails shipped to Walvis Bay

December 10 - Approximately 3,860 steel rails, weighing 7,500 tonnes in total, were discharged at the port of Walvis Bay, Namibia, during November.
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Bahri joins MACN

December 10 - Saudi Arabia’s Bahri has become an official member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).
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Sulphur 2020: A perfect storm?

December 9 - Low-sulphur fuel regulations have the potential to present the perfect storm for litigators dealing with disputes between owners, charterers and bunker suppliers in cases of non-compliance, warns Hill Dickinson.
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Martin Bencher opens in Istanbul

December 6 - Denmark-headquartered project logistics specialist Martin Bencher is opening an office in Istanbul, Turkey. 
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CS Wind places Kalmar order  thumbnail image

CS Wind places Kalmar order 

December 6 - Kalmar will supply CS Wind Vietnam with two Super Gloria reachstackers, each with a lifting capacity of 100 tons (90.7 tonnes). 
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EGL completes Cairo shipment

December 6 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has delivered cargoes for the Cairo West power station project, under development by Cairo Electricity Production.
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Sobering picture from DHL’s GTB

December 6 - The DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) indicates that world trade will contract over the next three months.
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ALE supports maintenance works in Argentina

December 6 - ALE removed the rotors of three generators at an aluminium smelting facility in Puerto Madryn, Argentina as part of a scheduled maintenance programme.
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New berth opens in Montrose 

December 5 - Montrose Port Authority in Scotland has completed the second phase of a quayside refurbishment project. 
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BigLift busy for Dangote

December 5 - Since November 2018, BigLift has been busy transporting cargoes for Dangote Oil Refining Company’s (DORC) project in Lagos, Nigeria.
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White to depart Baltimore

December 5 - James White will resign as executive director at the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA), effective December 31.
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Networks attend sustainability summit 

December 4 - Representatives of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network attended the seventh Sustainable Ocean Summit in Paris during November. 
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STS cranes arrive in Liverpool

December 4 - Three ship-to-shore (STS) cranes have arrived at Peel Ports’ facilities in Liverpool, UK, onboard ZPMC’s heavy lift ship Zhen Hua 25.
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Guthrie joins COLI 

December 4 - COLI Group has appointed Simon Guthrie as a senior broker at its Hamburg office. 
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ALE lifts in A Coruña

December 4 - ALE has transported and lifted a separator for the Repsol refinery in A Coruña, Spain.
Views: 2822
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Hollandia to call at Gothenburg

December 3 - DFDS will deploy its recently delivered newbuild ro-ro vessel Hollandia on its services from the port of Gothenburg, Sweden.
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DHL partners with Chinese wind turbine OEMs

December 3 - DHL Global Forwarding has signed cooperation agreements with several Chinese wind turbine manufacturers for the provision of its logistics services.
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Curnow steps up for Humber role 

December 3 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Ashley Curnow as the head of operations for its largest facility, Humber International Terminal (HIT).
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UWL deck carrier launched in Zhenjiang

December 2 - Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched United Wind Logistics’ (UWL) specialised deck carrier at its shipyard in China. 
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UECC secures green financing 

December 2 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) has secured a “green” financing package for three of its newbuild pure car truck carriers (PCTC) on order with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group.
Views: 3096
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ALS busy in Hamburg  

December 2 - ALS Hamburg has coordinated the local transport of a 25-tonne mobile mixing plant.
Views: 2582
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Tilbury2 bridge takes shape

December 2 - A 360-tonne bridge has been lifted into place as part of the construction of Tilbury2 terminal in the UK.
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