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  • Staying in business: the best way is ensuring you get paid
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    Staying in business: the best way is ensuring you get paid

    2020-05-28T11:15:00Z

    James Campbell, secretary at the European Freight Trades Association (EFTA), provides some practical guidance on credit control policies and procedures in these difficult times. 

  • UPDATED: JOC, Antwerp XL and ESTA cancel events
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    UPDATED: JOC, Antwerp XL and ESTA cancel events

    2020-03-17T15:10:00Z

    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. 

  • PCB exhibition postponed
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    PCB exhibition postponed

    2020-03-11T13:35:00Z

    The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) will be postponed until June 17-18. 

  • Atik joins BATI as project head
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    Atik joins BATI as project head

    2020-03-11T11:10:00Z

    BATI Group has appointed Erman Atik as its project director and head of breakbulk and project cargo forwarding at BATI Innovative Logistics. 

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Supporting a greener energy sector
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Supporting a greener energy sector

    2020-03-09T12:55:00Z

    As part of the green energy movement, many companies in the oil and gas sector are diversifying in order to survive – and logistics has a role to play. Megan Ramsay reports.

  • Breakbulk Asia postponed
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    Breakbulk Asia postponed

    2020-02-13T10:00:00Z

    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.

  • Looking back on 2019
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    Looking back on 2019

    2019-12-24T09:25:00Z

    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.

  • Hanna, Klara and Lisa to join SAL Heavy Lift
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    Hanna, Klara and Lisa to join SAL Heavy Lift

    2019-12-17T11:15:00Z

    Hamburg-headquartered SAL Heavy Lift confirmed that it would add three 19,100-dwt ships to its fleet during the first quarter of 2020.

  • Blue Water begins Greenland project
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    Blue Water begins Greenland project

    2019-12-16T09:10:00Z

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

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Sidestepping the scammers
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Sidestepping the scammers

    2019-11-19T13:30:00Z

    Business e-mail compromise scams defrauded approximately USD1.3 billion from organisations and individuals in 2018 – nearly 50 percent higher than in 2017. The logistics industry is particularly exposed to scams of this nature. Megan Ramsay reports. 

  • AFRD cranes return to market
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    AFRD cranes return to market

    2019-11-13T15:45:00Z

    Bigge Crane and Rigging’s A-frame ring derrick (AFRD) heavy lift cranes are now available for sale.

  • PCB 2020 to discuss ‘Energy in Transition’
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    PCB 2020 to discuss ‘Energy in Transition’

    2019-11-12T11:35:00Z

    The organiser of the Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) has revealed the inaugural event’s conference theme and initial speakers.

  • Boskalis to add Bokalift 2 to fleet
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    Boskalis to add Bokalift 2 to fleet

    2019-10-29T14:35:00Z

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has revealed plans for its Bokalift 2 crane vessel.

  • SGRE to buy Senvion assets
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    SGRE to buy Senvion assets

    2019-10-25T13:20:00Z

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached agreement to acquire selected European assets of Senvion Group for EUR200 million (USD223.3 million).

  • Chernobyl NSC wins project management accolade
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    Chernobyl NSC wins project management accolade

    2019-10-09T16:50:00Z

    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.

  • Marguisa calls in Calabar
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    Marguisa calls in Calabar

    2019-10-03T08:25:00Z

    Last week, Marguisa docked its first container ship at the port of Calabar in Nigeria.

  • AAL adds four MPVs
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    AAL adds four MPVs

    2019-10-02T12:50:00Z

    Singapore-headquartered carrier AAL will add 133,000 dwt of multipurpose tonnage to its fleet.

  • Houston readies for PCB 2020
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    Houston readies for PCB 2020

    2019-08-13T12:15:00Z

    The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) – a new event for the project logistics supply chain – will take place in Houston during April next year.

  • Meyer steps down from Zeaborn
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    Meyer steps down from Zeaborn

    2019-07-18T17:25:00Z

    Ove Meyer, co-founder of Zeaborn, has resigned as managing director, including his role at Zeamarine.

  • Construction continues for Van der Vlist
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    Construction continues for Van der Vlist

    2019-06-10T15:35:00Z

    Construction work is well under way at Van der Vlist’s new facility in Schelluinen, the Netherlands.