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Kota Bakat gets under way thumbnail image

Kota Bakat gets under way

April 6 - The 25,000 dwt Kota Bakat – operated by King Ocean Gulf Alliance (KOGA) Shipping – made its maiden voyage from Port Houston's CARE Terminal last week.
Views: 361
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Beeg joins BSM

April 6 - Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has appointed Stefan Beeg as its head of communications.
Views: 1326
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Odyssey begins epic move

April 6 - S7 Space called on the project logistics industry to help relocate its Odyssey launch platform, part of the Sea Launch project, from the USA to the port of Slavyanka in Primorsky Krai, Russia.
Views: 416
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Covid-19 shakes up Sulphur 2020

April 3 - The rapid spread of Covid-19 has had a multi-faceted impact on global shipping. HLPFI takes a look at how the outbreak has caused shockwaves in bunker prices and what this means for the implementation of the sulphur 2020 regulations.
Views: 1182
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Boskalis issues Covid-19 update

April 2 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has suspended crew and project staff rotations in response to the outbreak of Covid-19, but cargo is still moving.
Views: 932
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Mitchell promoted at Crane Worldwide

April 1 - Chris Mitchell has been promoted at Crane Worldwide Logistics and he will now manage the company’s activities in the Middle East region.
Views: 889
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Liebherr installs Orion boom

April 1 - Liebherr has installed the 145 m-long boom of the HLC 295000 – the largest crane ever built by the manufacturer – at the port of Rostock, Germany.
Views: 948
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GS Express moves in Malaysia

March 31 - GS Express Logistics has transported three 88.8-ton (80.6-tonne) CO2 storage tanks from Westport, Port Klang to Kerteh, Malaysia.
Views: 816
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Geodis charters AN-124 for mask deliveries

March 31 - Geodis has chartered two AN-124 aircraft to operate on a rotation between China and France, delivering millions of masks on behalf of the French government.
Views: 1364
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Onnen-Lübben joins Mosolf

March 30 - Mosolf Group has appointed Inke Onnen-Lübben as manager of its branch in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, effective April 1.
Views: 1243
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Siem takes ro-ro delivery

March 30 - Siem Shipping has taken delivery of its latest ro-ro vessel from Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG).
Views: 905
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Silos move to Slovakia

March 30 - Bolk Transport and LS International Cargo have moved two silos from Schärding, Austria to Ružomberok, Slovakia.
Views: 869
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Surge in remote surveys

March 30 - The restrictions put in place to limit the spread of Covid-19 is changing the way the transport and logistics industry operates. Remote solutions are becoming increasingly important.
Views: 854
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Reynolds slides to success

March 27 - Reynolds Transfer and Storage has used Hydra-Slide hydraulic skidding equipment to remove and replace a transformer in Madison, Wisconsin.
Views: 1330
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BIFA calls to extend Brexit transition

March 27 - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is calling on the UK government to request an extension to the Brexit transition period.
Views: 1349
Broekman boosts capacity with Konecranes thumbnail image

Broekman boosts capacity with Konecranes

March 27 - Broekman Logistics has taken delivery of a Konecranes Gottwald Model 4 mobile harbour crane at its multipurpose terminal at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 1067
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Flenzies appoints CEO

March 27 - Nicolai Rehn has been named ceo of digital platform Flenzies.
Views: 1584
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SC&RA update on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

March 26 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is appealing to the US Department of Homeland Security to confirm that the crane, rigging, and specialised transportation industry is classified as Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.
Views: 1150
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ALS presses ahead

March 26 - ALS has organised the road transport of a 70-ton (63.5-tonne) press from Italy to the Netherlands.
Views: 1168
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ICS and IAPH call for G20 support

March 26 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) have joined forces to call for swift action to support global supply chains from the impact of Covid-19.
Views: 1020
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Multimodal 2020 rescheduled

March 26 - Multimodal 2020 has been rescheduled and will now take place from November 4-6 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.
Views: 964
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Geodis introduces charter services

March 25 - Geodis has launched charter services to secure air cargo capacity between China and Europe as well as on transatlantic routes.
Views: 1398
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Saudia Cargo extends services

March 25 - Omar bin Talal Hariri, ceo of Saudi Airlines Cargo, said the carrier has taken proactive steps to ensure the continuity of its cargo operations.
Views: 1016
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Force majeure declared

March 25 - DHL Global Forwarding has invoked force majeure as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Views: 1785
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Covid-19 tightens global grip

March 24 - When China sneezes, the world turns to its sick bed. Although China is now in the recovery position and regaining strength, the rest of the world is battening down the hatches.
Views: 1894
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Penta-Ocean partners with DEME

March 24 - Penta-Ocean Construction and DEME Offshore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan.
Views: 1403
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Damen appoints van Heyningen

March 24 - Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Marc van Heyningen as its chief operations officer, effective April 1.
Views: 995
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Fagioli president passes away

March 23 - Alessandro Fagioli, president of Italian heavy lift and project logistics specialist Fagioli, passed away on March 22.
Views: 1423
China: A beacon of hope amid Covid-19 crisis  thumbnail image

China: A beacon of hope amid Covid-19 crisis 

March 23 - With a slowing number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases and a moderate recovery of its manufacturing output, China is showing the rest of the world that there is light at the end of the tunnel. 
Views: 2198
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Obituary: Horst Felbermayr Senior

March 23 - Horst Felbermayr Senior, owner of Austrian crane, access and heavy transport company Felbermayr, passed away on March 13 at the age of 75.
Views: 1188
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Crowley adds Hercules to fleet

March 23 - Crowley Maritime has entered into a bareboat charter agreement with Brusco Tug and Barge for a tractor tug that will serve Pacific Northwest and California ports with ship assist and harbour escort work.
Views: 1256
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Kalmar secures TPA order

March 20 - Kalmar will supply Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) with six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for Dar es Salaam port.
Views: 1921
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BigLift completes STS delivery

March 20 - BigLift Barentsz has delivered three neo-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes to the port of Savannah in the USA. 
Views: 2077
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Volga-Dnepr ready for market challenges

March 19 - HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News spoke with Volga-Dnepr executive president, charter operations, Konstantin Vekshin to discuss how the group will meet the current challenges faced by the air cargo market.
Views: 1963
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Bilbao plans N-240 enhancement

March 19 - The Port Authority of Bilbao and the Provincial Council of Bizkaia plan to create up to 11 lay-by areas on the N-240 highway, which links Tarragona to Bilbao.
Views: 1753
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Tracking border delays with Sixfold

March 19 - EU leaders approved a complete shut down of the bloc's external borders to all non-essential travel, except truck deliveries, for the next 30 days to restrict the spread of Covid-19. Measures are being adopted to keep goods flowing within the EU too.
Views: 1604
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LEEA supports GLAD campaign

March 19 - The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is supporting the Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which takes place on July 9, 2020.
Views: 2091
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Wind turbines arrive in Dunkirk

March 19 - The general cargo vessel EEMS Dublin has transported nine wind turbine blades, each measuring 70 m in length, to the port of Dunkirk in France.
Views: 2272
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StormGeo and DNV GL deepen partnership

March 19 - StormGeo and DNV GL have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the aim of driving digitalisation and data standardisation in the maritime industry.
Views: 1507
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Al Faris supports Hatta hydro project

March 19 - Al Faris has loaded, transported and discharged a tugboat and pontoons for the Hatta pumped storage hydro power plant (PSHPP) project in the UAE.
Views: 1399
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UK Chamber of Shipping calls for support

March 18 - The UK Chamber of Shipping has called for a multi-million pound relief package to support the shipping sector during the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Views: 1534
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GPLN moves AGM to 2021

March 18 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has rescheduled its 17th annual general meeting (AGM) to May 2021.
Views: 1710
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Virtus handles train delivery

March 18 - Virtus Projects and Global Logistics has handled two train carriages that were shipped from Japan to the Philippines.
Views: 1788
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Ceva boosts freighter capacity

March 18 - Ceva Logistics has chartered 86 freighter flights to deliver parts and supplies to its customers.
Views: 1388
UPDATED: JOC, Antwerp XL and ESTA cancel events thumbnail image

UPDATED: JOC, Antwerp XL and ESTA cancel events

March 17 - The 2020 JOC Breakbulk & Project Cargo Conference, Antwerp XL exhibition, and the ESTA 2020 Awards of Excellence have joined the growing list of events that have been cancelled or postponed as a result of the rapid growth of global cases of Covid-19. 
Views: 1475
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Tonsager joins Patriot 

March 17 - Patriot Rail and Ports has appointed Paul Tonsager as its chief commercial officer. 
Views: 1754
Barrus handles wind shipment thumbnail image

Barrus handles wind shipment

March 17 - Barrus Projects has delivered wind turbine blades for the Kochubeevskaya wind farm in Russia. 
Views: 1740
SAL supports pre-piling phase in Taiwan thumbnail image

SAL supports pre-piling phase in Taiwan

March 16 - During May and July 2019, SAL Heavy Lift demonstrated its offshore installation capabilities at the Greater Changhua Test Pile project, offshore Taiwan.
Views: 1400
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ALS in tank transport

March 16 - ALS in Germany has coordinated the transport of three large brewery tanks from the port of Immingham in the UK.
Views: 1649
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Jozef Hermans opts for Greiner

March 13 - Greiner has delivered a customised Sefiro self-propelled vehicle to Venlo, the Netherlands-based Jozef Hermans Industrial Movers.
Views: 1435
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Heavy lift cargoes move through Tarragona

March 13 - 2019 proved to be a record year for the port of Tarragona in Spain, with revenue totalling EUR57.65 million (USD64.4 million) and cargo throughput reaching 33.3 million tonnes – including some notable heavy lift shipments.
Views: 1391
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Wagons move with Facchin

March 13 - Italy’s Facchin Trasporti has moved a rail wagon from Treviso to the port of Cervignano del Friuli using a four-axle MegaMAX lowbed trailer from Faymonville. 
Views: 1819
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Sarilar adds Liebherr crane

March 13 - Turkey’s Sarilar Group has taken delivery of an LRT 1100-2.1 rough-terrain crane from Liebherr. 
Views: 1404
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Entrec reports revenue uptick

March 13 - Entrec Corporation has reported a year-on-year revenue increase for 2019, thanks to organic growth in the USA and the acquisition of Capstan Hauling in October 2018.
Views: 1768
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Schryver handles heat exchangers

March 13 - Schryver Del Ecuador has handled a shipment of eight heat exchangers for a petroleum plant expansion project in the Ecuadorian jungle.
Views: 1418
Canaveral boosts ro-ro capability  thumbnail image

Canaveral boosts ro-ro capability 

March 12 - Port Canaveral in the USA has assumed operational responsibility of its vehicle processing facility and launched a ro-ro division to support its existing customers. 
Views: 1452
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4D offers Incoterms training 

March 12 - 4D Supply Chain Consulting has introduced an e-learning training programme that outlines the impact of the new Incoterms 2020. 
Views: 1856
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Nippon adds Cometto axle lines

March 12 - Japan’s Nippon Express has taken delivery of 56 axle lines of Cometto MSPE self-propelled vehicles.
Views: 1287
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Buss Terminal to support Hornsea Two

March 12 - The Buss Terminal in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, has been selected as the base port for the foundation structures that will be installed at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm.
Views: 1326
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PCB exhibition postponed 

March 11 - The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) will be postponed until June 17-18. 
Views: 1270
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Atik joins BATI as project head 

March 11 - BATI Group has appointed Erman Atik as its project director and head of breakbulk and project cargo forwarding at BATI Innovative Logistics. 
Views: 1196
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Kembla arrives in Hamburg 

March 11 - AAL’s multipurpose vessel AAL Kembla recently berthed at C. Steinweg’s Süd-West-Terminal – the first time the ship has called at the port of Hamburg. 
Views: 1731
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Roll-Lift completes Aruba project

March 11 - Roll-Lift USA has transported six motors, weighing 298 tons (270.3 tonnes) each, in Aruba, on behalf of Martin Bencher.
Views: 2142
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Hareket in TBM move

March 11 - Hareket has dismantled and moved the main bearing of a tunnel boring machine (TBM) in mid-western Turkey.
Views: 1423
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MOL targets Mozambique and South Africa 

March 11 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has appointed Mitsuru Fukushima as its chief country representative for Mozambique and South Africa, effective April 1, 2020. 
Views: 1485
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HFW boosts shipping practice 

March 11 - International law firm HFW has made a series of senior appointments to its shipping practice. 
Views: 1114
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RHB boosts crane capacity

March 10 - Rotterdam-based RHB Stevedoring & Warehousing has acquired a second mobile harbour crane that will be used to handle heavy lift and project cargo.
Views: 1392
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BNSFL hauls to Houston

March 10 - USA-based BNSF Logistics has transported components of a mixed material storage system from Cedar Rapids, Iowa to the port of Houston.
Views: 1325
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C-Job plans expansion in Greece

March 10 - Ship design and engineering specialist C-Job Naval Architects is expanding its network with the opening of an office in Athens, Greece.
Views: 1905
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Kintetsu partners with Chapman for relief project

March 10 - Kintetsu World Express, in partnership with Chapman Freeborn, chartered seven Airbus A300 Freighter flights from Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) to Juba, South Sudan, to deliver more than 230 tonnes of aid and relief materials.
Views: 1346
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Konecranes on the double

March 10 - Konecranes will deliver a mobile harbour crane to the port of Terneuzen, the Netherlands in spring, and a second unit to the port of Antwerp, Belgium in mid-2020.
Views: 1395
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Changes at Agility GIL

March 10 - Essa Al-Saleh, ceo of Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) business unit, will step down on May 1, 2020. He will be succeeded by Chris Price.
Views: 1793
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Salvage work begins at Rostock

March 9 - Two 50 m-long lattice booms have been salvaged from the harbour basin at the port of Rostock, Germany.
Views: 1575
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UECC to test biofuel oil

March 9 - Short-sea ro-ro shipping line UECC will trial the use of GoodFuels’ biofuel oil on its vessel Autosky.
Views: 1412
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K5 handles Noble cargoes

March 9 - K5 Freeport & Oil Centre in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea has discharged 3,000 pipes for Noble Energy’s Alen gas development.
Views: 1365
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RSS supports school construction

March 9 - Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has supplied a 36 m-long lattice beam and rigging equipment to support the Cefn Saeson School construction project in South Wales.
Views: 1463
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Laso continues Alecrim-Urze project scope

March 9 - Laso Transportes has begun the second phase of component deliveries for the Alecrim-Urze wind farm in Paúl da Serra, on the island of Madeira.
Views: 1202
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Covid-19 outbreak restricts multipurpose recovery

March 6 - The coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is expected to lead to weaker than expected full-year cargo demand growth for multipurpose and heavy lift vessels, according to Drewry.
Views: 2472
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Boskalis ends 2019 well despite earnings dip

March 6 - Boskalis ended 2019 on a positive note and is back in the black, despite a slight dip in earnings. The Netherlands-headquartered maritime group said the outlook for 2020 is more favourable compared to last year.
Views: 1710
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Blades shipped in Aalborg

March 6 - Siemens Gamesa contracted Mammoet to transport three 94 m-long wind turbine blades from a storage area at its manufacturing plant in Aalborg, Denmark, to the nearby quayside. 
Views: 1461
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INO Summit cancelled

March 6 - The INO Summit – a joint conference that brings together the Freight Forwarders Family Worldwide Agents Network (3F), Freight Midpoint International Forwarders Network (FM) and Overseas Project Cargo Association (OPCA) – has been cancelled.
Views: 1403
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Armstrong joins ABP

March 6 - Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Lee Armstrong to the newly created role of group head of commercial (rail).
Views: 1392
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SCALES in bridge replacement

March 6 - France-headquartered SCALES recently replaced three bridge decks in Gisors in Normandy.
Views: 1588
Mammoet-Haisla selected for LNG Canada thumbnail image

Mammoet-Haisla selected for LNG Canada

March 5 - The Mammoet-Haisla joint venture has been awarded heavy lift and heavy haul contracts for the LNG Canada project in Kitimat, British Columbia.
Views: 2275
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CF&S completes tunnel boring shipment

March 5 - CF&S Estonia has transported a tunnel boring machine from Paldiski South Harbour to Tashkent, Uzbekistan to support the extension of the city’s metro line.
Views: 2787
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PaxOcean to build SEP

March 5 - PaxOcean Group has signed a newbuilding contract with Penta-Ocean Construction to construct a self-elevating platform (SEP) for use in Japan’s nascent offshore wind energy sector.
Views: 1326
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Roll Group gains yard in APAC

March 4 - Roll Group has signed an agreement to become an exclusive partner at Bintan Offshore Marine Center’s (BOMC) facilities in Indonesia.
Views: 1744
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Changes at the top of MHEA

March 4 - The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has appointed James Bullock as its vice president.
Views: 1679
Ebbesberg to join DNV GL  thumbnail image

Ebbesberg to join DNV GL 

March 4 - DNV GL has appointed Kjetil M. Ebbesberg as its group chief financial officer, effective July 1, 2020. 
Views: 1943
Esprit and Invicta move LNG sub-cooler to Busan thumbnail image

Esprit and Invicta move LNG sub-cooler to Busan

March 4 - South Korea’s Esprit Logistics and Belgium-based Invicta Projects have delivered an LNG sub-cooler to Busan on behalf of Samsung Heavy Industries, as part of a shipbuilding project with Wartsila Gas Solutions.
Views: 1486
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Rhenus expands in New Zealand

March 4 - The Rhenus Group will acquire 100 percent of the shares of the operating companies in Auckland-headquartered Malcom Total Logistics Group.
Views: 1663
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Carriage ban enters force

March 3 - To support the implementation of the 2020 sulphur cap, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ban on the carriage on non-compliant fuel oil entered force on March 1.
Views: 1905
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CLA suspends services

March 3 - UK freighter operator CargoLogicAir (CLA) has confirmed to HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News that it has suspended operations.
Views: 1750
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Tyne joins Connected Ports Partnership

March 3 - The UK’s port of Tyne has joined the Connected Ports Partnership – a global data and resource sharing initiative that includes the ports of Rotterdam, Gdansk, Helsinki, Hamburg and Los Angeles.
Views: 1249
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Fred. Olsen gears up for Gusto upgrade

March 3 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is upgrading one of its Gusto 9000 jack-up vessels with a 1,600-tonne capacity leg-encircling crane from Huisman.
Views: 1468
FROM THE MAGAZINE: How proposed changes will clarify lashing rules  thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: How proposed changes will clarify lashing rules 

March 3 - Paul Hoogenhout, senior project engineer at RollDock, discusses some of the proposed changes to Annex 13 of the IMO Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS-Code), which provides guidance for the lashing and securing of project cargo. 
Views: 1721
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Project Partners gathered in Dubai

March 2 - The Project Partners network held its 12th annual conference at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City in the UAE last week.
Views: 1406
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Jumbo wins Hornsea contract

March 2 - Jumbo will transport 165 monopiles and 135 transition pieces for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, on behalf of DEME Offshore.
Views: 1774
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Blue Tern to complete Trianel work

March 2 - Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will use its jack-up vessel Blue Tern to install 11 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II, located in the North Sea.
Views: 1384
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SAL refines bunker strategy with Inatech

March 2 - SAL Heavy Lift has partnered with Inatech, a unit of Glencore, to ensure compliance with the 0.5 percent sulphur cap and optimise bunker strategies.
Views: 1885
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EMS APO partners with University of Durrës

March 2 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (EMS APO) has signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Durrës, Faculty of Professional Sciences that will see the company provide internship opportunities for students.
Views: 1440
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Wind energy boosts Longview revenue

March 2 - Imports of wind energy components and steel, as well as soda ash exports, helped the port of Longview in the USA exceed its 2019 budget projections.
Views: 1401
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UPDATE: Zeamarine insolvency proceedings

February 28 - Zeamarine’s German booking and operating divisions – Zeamarine Bremen, Zeamarine Germany and Zeamarine Chartering – have filed for insolvency at the Bremen District Court.
Views: 5764
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Bulkchain prepares for launch

February 28 - Antwerp-based NxtPort and Port+ will launch the Bulkchain central collaboration platform on March 5.
Views: 1576
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Rodionov to join Fesco board

February 28 - Ilya Rodionov will join Fesco’s management board as vice president of legal and corporate affairs on March 2.
Views: 1528
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Focus 30 construction progresses

February 28 - Construction is moving ahead for Mammoet’s first Focus 30 crane, which will be available for work later this year.
Views: 1280
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Lim steps up at G2 Ocean

February 28 - G2 Ocean has appointed Sim Keat Lim as its vice president, Pacific, effective March 2.
Views: 2013
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GPA opts for Konecranes units

February 28 - Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has acquired two Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes for its Ocean Terminal in the port of Savannah.
Views: 1275
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ESTA campaign receives EC boost

February 28 - ESTA is “cautiously optimistic” that the organisation’s long-running campaign for the introduction of heavy transport and abnormal load corridors across Europe is beginning to bear fruit.
Views: 1290
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Gustav Seeland prepares for demolition project

February 28 - Gustav Seeland will play a key role in the replacement of a railroad bridge across the river Bille in Bullerdeich, as part of the modernisation of Hamburg’s S-Bahn railway network.
Views: 1404
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AF Marine launched

February 26 - Deepsea towage operators Augustea Group and transport engineering specialist Fagioli have established a 50-50 joint venture, AF Marine.
Views: 1826
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Blue Water Shipping opens in Trinidad

February 26 - Blue Water Shipping will open an office in Trinidad & Tobago to service the growing oil and gas sector in the Caribbean and the north-eastern region of South America.
Views: 2124
LOC lands LNG Canada deal thumbnail image

LOC lands LNG Canada deal

February 26 - LOC Group has signed a multi-year contract with LNG Canada to provide marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services and vessel quality assurance at the project in Kitimat.
Views: 1695
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BATI ships to Doha

February 26 - Turkey-headquartered BATI Shipping & Trading has moved two yachts from the port of Izmir to Doha, Qatar.
Views: 1316
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DSV Panalpina opens China link

February 26 - DSV Panalpina has started operating a Boeing 747-8 freighter three times per week, east and westbound, between Huntsville, Alabama in the USA (HSV) and Shanghai (PVG) to cope with capacity constraints caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China.
Views: 1660
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ALP wins FLNG towage contract

February 25 - The Netherlands-headquartered ALP Maritime Services has secured towing and positioning contracts for the Coral South floating LNG (FLNG) platform, which will enter service offshore Mozambique.
Views: 1702
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POSH lands PFLNG Dua charters

February 25 - Petronas has awarded PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) two contracts related to the Petronas Floating Liquefied Natural Gas 2 (PFLNG Dua) project in Malaysia.
Views: 1594
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West P&I to acquire NMI stake

February 24 - West of England P&I Club has signed an agreement to acquire a significant stake in Nordic Marine Insurance (NMI).
Views: 1771
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Fitzgerald returns to Crowley 

February 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Ray Fitzgerald as its chief operating officer, effective March 1. 
Views: 1530
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KENC completes engineering scope for Jumbo

February 21 - The Netherlands-based KENC Engineering has collaborated with Jumbo to prepare the heavy lift vessel Fairplayer for an FPSO installation project offshore Brazil. 
Views: 1437
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GS Express handles incinerator cargoes

February 21 - GS Express Logistics has transported two parts of an incinerator from Penang Port to the Langkawi Incinerator plant in Kampung Belanga Pecah, Malaysia. 
Views: 1297
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Camperi joins Tadano in Italy

February 21 - Tadano has appointed Davide Camperi to lead the Demag business, sales and service efforts in the Italian market.
Views: 1560
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NTSB publishes report on Ingalls collision

February 21 - The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a Marine Accident Brief on the collision between a heavy lift vessel, an unarmed barge and the destroyer Delbert D Black in Pascagoula, Mississippi last March.
Views: 1959
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Laso begins Alecrim-Urze wind farm project

February 20 - Laso Transportes has been tasked with the transport of several wind energy components for the Alecrim-Urze wind farm in Paúl da Serra, on the island of Madeira.
Views: 2068
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AAL ships super-yacht component 

February 20 - AAL has transported an 85.3 m-long yacht hull from Humen, China to Henderson in Western Australia, on board the 19,000 dwt S-Class multipurpose vessel AAL Dampier.
Views: 1476
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Antwerp XL outlines conference agenda 

February 19 - Antwerp XL has finalised the conference programme for its 2020 event, which will take place on April 21-23 at the Antwerp Expo.
Views: 1709
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Liebherr delivers a first in the USA

February 19 - North Carolina Ports (NCP) has added a Liebherr LPS 420 rail-mounted gantry harbour crane at its terminal at the port of Morehead City.
Views: 2067
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Airfreight industry responds to coronavirus outbreak

February 19 - Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group has operated sterilised charter flights to China to deliver masks, sanitiser gels, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Views: 1690
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Charter rates remain steady 

February 18 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained steady over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport. 
Views: 1940
Mammoet moves Sky Bridge thumbnail image

Mammoet moves Sky Bridge

February 18 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 200 m-long bridge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
Views: 1562
Canaveral secures funding for multipurpose berth thumbnail image

Canaveral secures funding for multipurpose berth

February 18 - Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded a USD14.1 million grant from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernise and expand North Cargo Berth 3 (NCB3).
Views: 2173
Bolloré handles Heibloem blades thumbnail image

Bolloré handles Heibloem blades

February 18 - Bolloré Logistics Belgium has handled six wind turbine blades for an onshore wind farm in Heibloem, the Netherlands.
Views: 1403
Apache aircraft soars with Antonov thumbnail image

Apache aircraft soars with Antonov

February 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported four Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) in Arizona, USA to the Hindan Airforce Base in India.
Views: 2256
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Ambercor completes yankee move

February 17 - Canada-headquartered Ambercor Shipping has coordinated the delivery of a yankee dryer and two through-air dryer (TAD) rolls in Quebec.
Views: 1626
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Duluth awarded infrastructure grant

February 17 - The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has allocated a USD10.5 million grant to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. 
Views: 1674
Wm. O'Brien opens in the USA thumbnail image

Wm. O'Brien opens in the USA

February 17 - Ireland’s Wm. O'Brien is opening its first office in the USA, in Princeton, New Jersey.
Views: 1546
RWG expands in Hanoi  thumbnail image

RWG expands in Hanoi 

February 14 - Vietnam-based Red Wolf Global (RWG) has opened an office in Hanoi to serve the northern part of the country.
Views: 1671
ProLift acquires ARM thumbnail image

ProLift acquires ARM

February 14 - ProLift Rigging has acquired Advanced Riggers & Millwrights (ARM), a rigging and plant relocation company based in Riverside, California.
Views: 2015
HTA adds training courses thumbnail image

HTA adds training courses

February 14 - The UK’s Heavy Transport Association (HTA) has launched two abnormal load escort training programmes.
Views: 1588
Mærsk names Jany as CFO thumbnail image

Mærsk names Jany as CFO

February 14 - A.P. Møller - Mærsk has appointed Patrick Jany as its chief financial officer and member of the executive board, effective May 1, 2020.
Views: 1858
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Heavy lift cargo boosts volumes at Duluth

February 13 - Cargo volume exceeded 33.5 million tons at the port of Duluth-Superior for the 2019 shipping season, ranking as the port’s third-highest throughput since 2015, reports Morgan McClean.
Views: 1730
Antonov HQ to take over GSSA role thumbnail image

Antonov HQ to take over GSSA role

February 13 - Following the end of the general sales and service agent (GSSA) agreement with UK-based Dreamlifts, Antonov Airlines has confirmed that these tasks will be handled in-house at its headquarters in Ukraine.
Views: 1668
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TGP mitigates biosecurity risk

February 13 - Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) has delivered construction equipment and materials to the British Antarctic Research Station at King Edward Point on the subantarctic island of South Georgia.
Views: 1584
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Straddle carriers arrive in Grangemouth

February 13 - The port of Grangemouth in Scotland has taken delivery of five Kalmar straddle carriers as part of a multi-million-pound investment in its terminal equipment.
Views: 1966
Breakbulk Asia postponed thumbnail image

Breakbulk Asia postponed

February 13 - Breakbulk Asia, which was originally scheduled to take place from March 18-19 in Shanghai, has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Views: 1920
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Logistics industry braces for a global slowdown

February 13 - The majority of logistics executives surveyed in Agility’s 2020 Emerging Markets Index expect a recession in the next 12 months, amid concerns about downward pressure on global trade volumes.
Views: 2511
LEEA adds LiftEx events thumbnail image

LEEA adds LiftEx events

February 12 - The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is expanding its LiftEx event portfolio to include a Middle East exhibition and a LiftEx Lite show in Egypt.
Views: 1582
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Swift delivery for Van der Vlist

February 12 - Late last year, Van der Vlist transported a cruise vessel from Kędzierzyn-Koźle in Poland to Lake Windermere in the UK on behalf of the manufacturer Damen Shipyards.
Views: 1534
DKT boosts commercial team thumbnail image

DKT boosts commercial team

February 12 - De Keyser Thornton Group (DKT) – exclusive agent for AAL in the Benelux region – has appointed Kurt Lyssens and Peter De Boer to its commercial team.
Views: 1904
Caldwell launches TLC clamp thumbnail image

Caldwell launches TLC clamp

February 12 - The Caldwell Group has launched a clamp designed for lifting and turning curved plate or pipe from horizontal to vertical positions, and vice versa.
Views: 1515
Laso rebrands GTE in Mozambique thumbnail image

Laso rebrands GTE in Mozambique

February 12 - Mozambique-based GTE-Gruas E Transportes Especiais, a subsidiary of Laso Transportes, has rebranded as Laso Moçambique.
Views: 1841
Maiden trip for Allelys’ Faktor 5.5 thumbnail image

Maiden trip for Allelys’ Faktor 5.5

February 11 - UK-based Allelys has delivered three 260-tonne transformers to a construction site in New Deer, Scotland on behalf of deugro.
Views: 1939
UK launches consultation of free ports thumbnail image

UK launches consultation of free ports

February 11 - The UK is moving ahead with plans to establish up to ten free ports (also known as free-trade zones) in a bid to unlock post-Brexit opportunities and support logistics supply chains.
Views: 1946
Easter named permanent ceo at Daseke  thumbnail image

Easter named permanent ceo at Daseke 

February 11 - North American specialised transport provider Daseke has appointed Chris Easter as its permanent ceo and a member of the board of director
Views: 1585
HLI handles the pressure in yankee move  thumbnail image

HLI handles the pressure in yankee move 

February 11 - HLI Rail & Rigging has moved a yankee dryer – a pressure vessel used in the production of tissue paper – 300 miles (482.8 km) from Erie to Lock Haven in Pennsylvania. 
Views: 2105
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Hareket loads out TCO trio

February 11 - Turkey’s Hareket has loaded out three oversized pieces of oil processing equipment at Borusan port.
Views: 1519
Alistair completes mining moves  thumbnail image

Alistair completes mining moves 

February 10 - Alistair Group has transported nearly 2,000 tons (1,814.4 tonnes) of steel structures from Durban, South Africa to a mining site in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Views: 1684
Rhenus Group acquires LTK thumbnail image

Rhenus Group acquires LTK

February 10 - Rhenus Group has finalised the acquisition of Spanish logistics company LTK.
Views: 1882
AAL to launch new monthly service thumbnail image

AAL to launch new monthly service

February 10 - Multipurpose carrier AAL is launching a Europe - Middle East/India - Asia monthly liner service later this month.
Views: 1946
Intermarine begins operations thumbnail image

Intermarine begins operations

February 10 - Intermarine has commenced its Americas liner service, following the brand’s resurrection at the end of January.
Views: 2325
Dreamlifts ends partnership with Antonov thumbnail image

Dreamlifts ends partnership with Antonov

February 10 - UK-based Dreamlifts will no longer act as the worldwide general sales and service agent for Antonov Airlines, effective March 1, 2020.
Views: 1918
KOGA Shipping launched thumbnail image

KOGA Shipping launched

February 10 - King Ocean Gulf Alliance (KOGA) Shipping has been launched out of Houston, USA, and will focus on breakbulk, project, and bulk shipping throughout the Americas.
Views: 2829
Sarens adds Orléans base thumbnail image

Sarens adds Orléans base

February 7 - Sarens has opened a crane depot in Orléans, France, which will supply cranes on a rental basis for clients in the nuclear energy and civil engineering sectors.
Views: 2034
NYK places LNG PCTC order thumbnail image

NYK places LNG PCTC order

February 7 - NYK has ordered a second LNG-fuelled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) from Shin Kurushima Dockyard.
Views: 1584
Treffler begins fleet modernisation thumbnail image

Treffler begins fleet modernisation

February 7 - Munich-based crane hire company Treffler, which was acquired by Maxikraft Group during October last year, has ordered seven Liebherr mobile cranes with lifting capacities up to 230 tonnes.
Views: 1653
CEE merges with Priority Cargo Network thumbnail image

CEE merges with Priority Cargo Network

February 6 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) and Priority Cargo Network – both part of the Quality Cargo Networks group – are merging their operations.
Views: 1772
EGL moves transformer trio thumbnail image

EGL moves transformer trio

February 6 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has moved three transformers at the Abu Qir power plant in Egypt.
Views: 1890
Deveci on the double thumbnail image

Deveci on the double

February 6 - Turkey’s Deveci Uluslararasi Ağır Nakliyat has used its five-axle lowbed MegaMAX trailer from Faymonville to move two pressure vessels.
Views: 1491
Port of Morrow wins federal funding thumbnail image

Port of Morrow wins federal funding

February 5 - The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded USD1.6 million to the port of Morrow for equipment and infrastructure improvements.
Views: 1826
ShipNext and SEDNA join forces thumbnail image

ShipNext and SEDNA join forces

February 5 - ShipNext has formed a partnership with SEDNA, which develops cloud-based transaction management software.
Views: 2023
FLS handles mining machinery  thumbnail image

FLS handles mining machinery 

February 5 - FLS Projects Indonesia has chartered a vessel to move heavy mining machinery from Jakarta to Jebel Ali in the UAE. 
Views: 1693
North P&I updates platform to reflect coronavirus risk thumbnail image

North P&I updates platform to reflect coronavirus risk

February 5 - North P&I Club has developed its MyGlobeView platform so that it can provide live updates as to the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus, countries at risk and what to look out for.
Views: 1728
Meriaura adds Friendland to fleet thumbnail image

Meriaura adds Friendland to fleet

February 4 - Finnish shipping company Meriaura has added the 2002-built general cargo vessel Friendland to its fleet.
Views: 1533
Taranaki welcomes wind energy cargoes thumbnail image

Taranaki welcomes wind energy cargoes

February 4 - BBC Amber has arrived at the port of Taranaki in New Zealand to deliver 99 wind turbine blades for Mercury’s wind farm in Turitea.
Views: 2070
Cometto unveils Eco1000 series thumbnail image

Cometto unveils Eco1000 series

February 4 - Cometto has launched the Eco1000 range of self-propelled modular vehicles, which come equipped with an integrated power pack unit.
Views: 1596
DHL Industrial Projects names Tite thumbnail image

DHL Industrial Projects names Tite

February 4 - DHL Industrial Projects has appointed Andy Tite as its head of business development for industrial projects in Europe.
Views: 2226
Investigation launched into Rostock incident thumbnail image

Investigation launched into Rostock incident

February 4 - An investigation has been launched into an incident at the port of Rostock, Germany, which saw two mobile cranes roll off the deck of a heavy lift vessel.
Views: 1938
Talbert adds Modular 65SA range thumbnail image

Talbert adds Modular 65SA range

February 4 - USA-based Talbert Manufacturing has added the Modular 65SA to its range of specialised trailers.
Views: 1579
Chipolbrok loads up in Europe thumbnail image

Chipolbrok loads up in Europe

February 4 - Chipolbrok’s multipurpose vessel Chipolbrok Star called at the port of Bilbao during December to offload wind energy components.
Views: 3521
MOL outlines restructuring plan thumbnail image

MOL outlines restructuring plan

February 3 - Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has detailed a restructuring plan that will be implemented on April 1, 2020.
Views: 1908
Devlin moves to Mærsk thumbnail image

Devlin moves to Mærsk

February 3 - Dennis Devlin has joined A.P. Møller–Mærsk as the shipping company’s senior director for special project logistics in North America.
Views: 2294
Conceptum moves in Mackay thumbnail image

Conceptum moves in Mackay

February 3 - Conceptum Logistics has coordinated the delivery of a ship-loader boom from South Mackay, Australia, to the city’s harbour.
Views: 3311
LGH supplies gantry system for bridge lift thumbnail image

LGH supplies gantry system for bridge lift

February 3 - Heavy lift equipment rental company LGH has supplied an Enerpac telescopic hydraulic gantry to assist with the removal of the Steenhuisenbrug bridge in Friesland, the Netherlands.
Views: 1857
Intermarine brand revived thumbnail image

Intermarine brand revived

January 31 - HLPFI understands that Zeamarine has divested its Americas Liner business, which operates 10 multipurpose vessels serving customers in the US-South America trade. 
Views: 2520
Bahri reports strong growth thumbnail image

Bahri reports strong growth

January 31 - Saudia Arabia-headquartered Bahri has reported a fourth-quarter profit of SAR249.08 million (USD66.4 million) for 2019, a 172.5 percent increase compared to the same period of 2018.
Views: 1663
Fesco moves cranes from St Petersburg to Primorye thumbnail image

Fesco moves cranes from St Petersburg to Primorye

January 31 - Russia’s Fesco Transportation Group has delivered four Liebherr rubber-tyred gantry cranes from St Petersburg to Primorye on behalf of Global Ports, which needed to move the equipment between two terminals belonging to its subsidiaries.
Views: 2350
Jol steps up at AqualisBraemar thumbnail image

Jol steps up at AqualisBraemar

January 31 - AqualisBraemar has appointed Dirk Jol to head up the group’s adjusting division in the Middle East and India.
Views: 1646
PPG adds ProjectPitch exercise to course agenda thumbnail image

PPG adds ProjectPitch exercise to course agenda

January 31 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) has boosted the agenda of its project cargo forwarding training course, which will be held at the Antwerp XL exhibition in April 2020.
Views: 1416
Ørsted partners with Virginia thumbnail image

Ørsted partners with Virginia

January 30 - Ørsted has signed an agreement with the port of Virginia in the USA to lease a portion of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal.
Views: 1775
FPT on hand at Tsugaru wind farm thumbnail image

FPT on hand at Tsugaru wind farm

January 30 - FPT Global has provided electrical and mechanical assistance for General Electric’s Tsugaru wind farm in Aomori, Japan.
Views: 1466
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UTC’s Poisler joins College of Technology

January 30 - UTC Overseas’ chief operating officer global energy and capital projects, Marco Poisler, has joined the College of Technology at the University of Houston as an adjunct professor.
Views: 2308
Mammoet moves in Maine thumbnail image

Mammoet moves in Maine

January 30 - Mammoet has loaded 60 modules at Cianbro’s manufacturing facility in Brewer, Maine.
Views: 1930
GAC Sharjah adds office  thumbnail image

GAC Sharjah adds office 

January 30 - UAE-based GAC Sharjah has opened an office in the Hamriyah Free Zone that will provide a range of shipping, logistics and warehousing services. 
Views: 1641
PCN members combine for mining project thumbnail image

PCN members combine for mining project

January 29 - In coordination with several of its fellow Project Cargo Network (PCN) members, Goodrich handled the movement of almost 8,000 freight tons of mining equipment to Kazakhstan.
Views: 1871
New boom on route for Pacific Osprey thumbnail image

New boom on route for Pacific Osprey

January 28 - Blue Water Shipping is transporting a crane boom, manufactured by National Oilwell Varco, to Denmark on behalf of Swire Blue Ocean (SBO).
Views: 2899
Shipping should prepare for the spread of coronavirus thumbnail image

Shipping should prepare for the spread of coronavirus

January 28 - Maritime law firm Hill Dickinson has warned that the shipping industry needs to be prepared for potential restrictions in order to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, which has originated in China.
Views: 2054
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Rhenus places Konecranes order

January 28 - Rhenus Logistics has ordered a 125-tonne lifting capacity Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbour crane for the Rhenus Deep Sea terminal at the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam.
Views: 1804
Heavy Lift Awards heads to London for 2020 thumbnail image

Heavy Lift Awards heads to London for 2020

January 27 - HLPFI is pleased to announce that the Heavy Lift Awards 2020 will take place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on October 21 this year.
Views: 1688
SC&RA outlines 2020 conference agenda thumbnail image

SC&RA outlines 2020 conference agenda

January 27 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has revealed the speakers for its 2020 Annual Conference, which will be held from April 14-18 at the Amelia Island Plantation in Florida, USA.
Views: 1735
Demag duo completes tandem lift thumbnail image

Demag duo completes tandem lift

January 27 - Tiong Woon has lifted a 100 m-long, 510-tonne C3 splitter tower at the Singapore Refinery Company’s propylene manufacturing plant.
Views: 1777
Vanguard handles Golden Valley turbines thumbnail image

Vanguard handles Golden Valley turbines

January 27 - South Africa’s Vanguard is currently offloading and transporting 48 wind turbines at Port Elizabeth, which are destined for a project site in Golden Valley.
Views: 1772
Navigating Sulphur 2020 thumbnail image

Navigating Sulphur 2020

January 24 - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has praised the implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur cap on marine fuel, claiming that, so far, the transition has been “relatively smooth”, although charter party disputes are expected to emerge soon.
Views: 1844
Zagrebtrans adds Scheuerle modules thumbnail image

Zagrebtrans adds Scheuerle modules

January 24 - Croatia-headquartered Zagrebtrans has acquired an UltralightCombi trailer combination from Scheuerle, a subsidiary of the TII Group.
Views: 1962
TWD designs monopile sling connector thumbnail image

TWD designs monopile sling connector

January 24 - Temporary Works Design (TWD) has developed a monopile sling connector concept, which it claims provides a quick, safe and remote-controlled solution for rigging activities.
Views: 1684
Genoa bridge takes shape  thumbnail image

Genoa bridge takes shape 

January 24 - Construction of the new Genoa bridge in Italy is making progress, with 14 out of the 18 piers now installed. 
Views: 1986
Orion fuelled with LNG thumbnail image

Orion fuelled with LNG

January 24 - Nauticor’s bunker vessel Kairos has supplied DEME’s offshore installation vessel Orion with LNG at the port of Rostock, Germany.
Views: 1625
UHL boosts fleet with 12 ships thumbnail image

UHL boosts fleet with 12 ships

January 23 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) has updated its fleet list to include nine Eco Lifter multipurpose vessels that were previously delivered to Zeamarine. 
Views: 3228
BDP names Harper  thumbnail image

BDP names Harper 

January 23 - BDP International has appointed Katherine Harper as its chief financial officer (cfo). 
Views: 1843
LADOL partners with Mammoet thumbnail image

LADOL partners with Mammoet

January 23 - The Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base (LADOL) in Nigeria has signed a collaboration agreement with engineered transport and heavy lift specialist Mammoet.
Views: 2298
Decarbonising shipping comes at a USD1 tn cost thumbnail image

Decarbonising shipping comes at a USD1 tn cost

January 22 - At least USD1 trillion of capital investment in land-based and ship-related infrastructure is required to reach the 2050 goal of reducing shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent of 2008 levels.
Views: 2140
Freightplus sells stake in Thailand JV thumbnail image

Freightplus sells stake in Thailand JV

January 22 - Freightplus (Australia) has sold its 50 percent stake in its logistics business in Thailand to its joint venture partners. 
Views: 1901
Cranes arrive in Brownsville thumbnail image

Cranes arrive in Brownsville

January 22 - BBC Chartering’s multipurpose vessel BBC Asia has delivered two mobile harbour cranes to the port of Brownsville in Texas.
Views: 1883
Blue Water opens office in Guyana thumbnail image

Blue Water opens office in Guyana

January 21 - Blue Water Shipping has opened an office in Guyana in order to offer support to the country’s oil industry.
Views: 2231
Crowley shakes up marine services organisation thumbnail image

Crowley shakes up marine services organisation

January 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has reorganised its marine services organisation into three business segments: offshore services, ship assist and tanker escort, and engineering services.
Views: 2102
Wille-Krane adds to fleet thumbnail image

Wille-Krane adds to fleet

January 21 - Germany-based crane and heavy haulage contractor Wille-Krane has acquired a Liebherr LTM 1450-8.1 mobile crane.
Views: 2349
SAAM acquires shares in Intertug  thumbnail image

SAAM acquires shares in Intertug 

January 21 - Sociedad Matriz SAAM has acquired a 70 percent stake in Intertug, a towage operator in Colombia, Mexico and Central America. 
Views: 2154
Consortium to develop ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd  thumbnail image

Consortium to develop ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd 

January 20 - Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) plan to invest USD150 million to develop and operate a ro-ro terminal in Port Saïd, Egypt. 
Views: 2077
Senior appointments at Kaleido  thumbnail image

Senior appointments at Kaleido 

January 20 - Spain-based Kaleido Logistics has appointed Xosé Martínez as its general director and Beatriz Alvarado as its sales director. 
Views: 2320
MOL boosts services in Thailand thumbnail image

MOL boosts services in Thailand

January 20 - MOL Logistics Thailand (MLG Thailand) is boosting its services in the country to cover inland transport and Customs clearance.
Views: 1783
Caldwell supplies customised beam for BAS thumbnail image

Caldwell supplies customised beam for BAS

January 20 - The Caldwell Group has designed and manufactured a customised 46-tonne capacity lifting beam for the latest phase of the wharf modernisation at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station.
Views: 1853
EXG completes silencer export thumbnail image

EXG completes silencer export

January 20 - India-headquartered Express Global Logistics (EXG) has loaded 12 exhaust silencers at Mumbai, destined for Cambodia.
Views: 2476
Still time to enter ESTA Awards  thumbnail image

Still time to enter ESTA Awards 

January 17 - The deadline to enter the 2020 ESTA Awards of Excellence, which will be held on the evening of April 23 at the Postillion Hotel Amsterdam in the Netherlands, has been extended to January 25, 2020. 
Views: 1853
Wijnne Barends opts for LNG newbuilds  thumbnail image

Wijnne Barends opts for LNG newbuilds 

January 17 - Wijnne Barends, based in the Netherlands, has placed an order with China’s WuHu Shipyard for four shortsea cargo ships featuring LNG propulsion systems.
Views: 2167
Bati handles yacht move  thumbnail image

Bati handles yacht move 

January 17 - Bati Group has coordinated the transport of a yacht from Turkey to Greece. 
Views: 2509
Methanex hat trick for Mammoet thumbnail image

Methanex hat trick for Mammoet

January 17 - Methanex has awarded the levee crossing and heavy haul scope of work for the construction of its Geismar 3 methanol plant in Louisiana, USA to Mammoet.
Views: 2326
DSV opens in Muscat thumbnail image

DSV opens in Muscat

January 17 - DSV has widened its footprint in the Middle East by opening an office in Muscat, Oman.
Views: 2135
Charter rates fall in January  thumbnail image

Charter rates fall in January 

January 17 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2399
Spatial Global lands BIFA award thumbnail image

Spatial Global lands BIFA award

January 17 - Spatial Global secured the British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Project Forwarding Award 2019 at a glittering ceremony in London yesterday.
Views: 2150
Blue Water opens in Milan thumbnail image

Blue Water opens in Milan

January 16 - Blue Water Shipping has opened an office in Milan, Italy that will initially serve clients in the oil and gas, power generation, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors.
Views: 2662
NYK partners with Van Oord thumbnail image

NYK partners with Van Oord

January 16 - NYK and Van Oord have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly own and operate offshore wind installation vessels under the Japanese flag.
Views: 2317
OOG shipment departs Dubai thumbnail image

OOG shipment departs Dubai

January 16 - Charles Kendall Ayezan has coordinated a shipment of ten pressure vessel units at the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai.
Views: 2115
Tens across the board for WW Ocean thumbnail image

Tens across the board for WW Ocean

January 16 - WW Ocean’s recent stop at the Japanese port of Kanazawa marked its tenth port call for manufacturer Komatsu.
Views: 2105
From Slovenia to Sweden with Velebit thumbnail image

From Slovenia to Sweden with Velebit

January 15 - Croatia’s Velebit Promet has moved a 103.5-ton (94-tonne) transformer from Slovenia to Sweden using its CombiMAX trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 2903
O’Hara joins port of Tyne  thumbnail image

O’Hara joins port of Tyne 

January 15 - The port of Tyne in the UK has welcomed Kate O’Hara to its business development team as commercial director.
Views: 2349
Crosby expands with Feubo acquisition thumbnail image

Crosby expands with Feubo acquisition

January 15 - The Crosby Group has acquired Germany-headquartered Feubo, a manufacturer of offshore mooring components for the oil, gas and wind energy markets.
Views: 2716
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Brighter signs for multipurpose shipping

January 14 - The outlook for multipurpose shipping, comprising both breakbulk and heavy lift vessels, is brightening despite rising geopolitical risks and economic uncertainty, according to maritime consultancy Drewry.
Views: 2957
AAL delivers to Port Miami thumbnail image

AAL delivers to Port Miami

January 14 - AAL has delivered six rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG) from the port of Taicang, China to Port Miami, USA on its 31,000 dwt vessel AAL Newcastle.
Views: 2597
Senior appointments at SAL thumbnail image

Senior appointments at SAL

January 14 - Claas Matthies, managing director at SAL Heavy Lift, is taking on additional responsibilities as the group’s chief information officer.
Views: 2359
Steel cut for UECC PCTC thumbnail image

Steel cut for UECC PCTC

January 13 - United European Car Carriers (UECC) held a steel cutting ceremony for its first newbuild pure car truck carrier (PCTC) on order with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group.
Views: 2041
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TGP appoints Suvaal

January 13 - Trans Global Projects (TGP) has appointed Ard Suvaal as group operations manager.
Views: 2655
Loosley named as Frew successor thumbnail image

Loosley named as Frew successor

January 13 - David Loosley will succeed Angus Frew as secretary general and ceo of BIMCO, effective June 2020.
Views: 2015
Contractors poisoned near South Africa thumbnail image

Contractors poisoned near South Africa

January 10 - Dutch contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster confirmed that an incident occurred onboard an FPSO that is being transported by its heavy lift vessel Vanguard from China to Brazil.
Views: 2171
Xellz eyes Irish potential thumbnail image

Xellz eyes Irish potential

January 10 - Xellz Operations is investigating the potential of an offshore supply base in the south and southeast of Ireland that would serve future offshore wind energy projects.
Views: 2057
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NWSA names Henderson

January 10 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has appointed Dana Henderson as general counsel.
Views: 1938
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Cardinal rebrand for Origin

January 10 - UK-based Origin Logistics, part of the Cardinal Maritime Group, has rebranded as Cardinal – The Logistics People. 
Views: 1810
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Big Carl completes first big lift at Hinkley 

January 10 - The 250 m-tall SGC 250 ring crane from Sarens lifted a 170-tonne prefabricated part of a reactor’s steel containment liner at EDF’s Hinkley Point C project site during December. 
Views: 2661
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Harvey soars into EMA role

January 9 - East Midlands Airport (EMA) in the UK has appointed Steven Harvey as its vice president of cargo.
Views: 2042
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Miller joins Tacoma 

January 9 - The port of Tacoma in Washington has appointed Mark Miller to lead its information technology team. 
Views: 2612
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Atlas signs EL AL agreement 

January 8 - Atlas Air will operate a Boeing 747-400 Freighter on behalf of EL AL Israel Airlines, under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement. 
Views: 1867
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Mammoet completes ALE takeover

January 8 - Mammoet has completed the acquisition of UK-headquartered ALE – a merger that creates the industry’s largest global provider of engineered heavy lifting and transport services.
Views: 3219
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Grove deployed for Capital maintenance work

January 7 - Australian crane specialist RAR Group has deployed a Grove GMK6400 at the Capital Wind Farm in New South Wales for the replacement of turbine gearboxes. 
Views: 2554
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GSF calls for scrutiny of sulphur surcharges 

January 7 - The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) is encouraging ocean freight customers to scrutinise surcharges from shipping lines designed to cover the cost of compliance with the IMO’s sulphur emissions regulations. 
Views: 2076
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Foundations in place for SeaMade

January 7 - DEME has installed 58 monopile foundations and two offshore substation foundations at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. 
Views: 2010
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Steelduxx starts operations 

January 7 - Antwerp-based Edmond Van Dyck & Sons and Aneka have officially merged their operations to create Steelduxx. 
Views: 2274
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Kuok moves ahead with POSH acquisition

January 6 - PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) has filed to leave the Singapore Exchange as the Kuok Group moves forward with its takeover.
Views: 2484
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USMCA moves forward

January 6 - On December 10, 2019, the USA, Canada and Mexico moved forward with the trilateral trade deal that is set to replace NAFTA, with the accord now in the hands of the US and Canadian legislatures for final approval.
Views: 2122
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WindFloat Atlantic produces energy

January 6 - The first platform of the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm has started supplying energy in Portugal having been connected to the grid on December 31.
Views: 2240
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Interocean I prepares for monopile move

January 6 - During December, Chung Yang Shipping’s heavy transport vessel Interocean I called at the port of Eemshaven for grillage removal in preparation for the transportation of monopiles to Taiwan.
Views: 1984
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Low-sulphur fuel prices rise

January 3 - Very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) prices had risen to USD710 per metric tonne in Singapore on January 2, 2020, a price increase of 30 percent when compared to December 2, 2019.
Views: 2836
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Lurline gets ready for voyage

January 3 - Hawaii-headquartered Matson’s newest Kanaloa-class con-ro vessel is preparing to embark on its maiden voyage on January 9.
Views: 2244
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Entrec sells Canadian crane assets

January 3 - Entrec Corporation has completed the sale of its Canadian crane business and assets to Sterling Crane, part of Marmon Crane Services, a Berkshire Hathaway company.
Views: 3560
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SAAM to assist EDP project

January 2 - SAAM Towage will provide three tugs for the Energía del Pacífico (EDP) project at the port of Acajutla in El Salvador.
Views: 2495
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Somers launches ACE 54

January 2 - Philippe Somers has launched ACE 54 Project Management – a Dubai-headquartered company that will enable niche and medium-sized international project forwarders to participate in African door-to-door tenders.
Views: 3912

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