Strapping, lashing, packing and crating

  • Desel steps up as Crosby CEO
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    Desel steps up as Crosby CEO

    2019-08-13T12:10:00Z

    Crosby Group has named Robert Desel as its chief executive officer, effective immediately.

  • Companies prepare for Brexit
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    Companies prepare for Brexit

    2018-11-20T17:10:00Z

    While Germany's Cuxhaven Port Association plans to intensify its preparations for the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) next year, industrial relocation logistics company Modpack Group is optimistic about the opportunities Brexit will bring.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: An overlooked link in the supply chain
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: An overlooked link in the supply chain

    2018-08-17T15:05:00Z

    The safe arrival of oversized and heavy project cargoes is directly related to how well they are packed and secured. Paul Lucas highlights some of the challenges facing packing and crating companies around the world.

  • Gotta be starting something (Billie Jean style)
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    Gotta be starting something (Billie Jean style)

    2018-06-25T17:00:00Z

    Heavy lift shipping line Jumbo, in collaboration with ETTU and Friday Out Of The Box, is launching a deck marking solution using Microsoft HoloLens smart-glasses that utilise mixed reality technology.

  • ATS inks TOTE partnership
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    ATS inks TOTE partnership

    2018-05-10T00:00:00Z

    ATS International, a division of Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), has entered into a strategic partnership with TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico for the provision of its equipment for shipping non-containerised cargo.

  • Van Beest merges brands
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    Van Beest merges brands

    2018-04-20T00:00:00Z

    The Netherlands-based Van Beest, which manufactures Tycan fibre chain, Excel chain fittings and Green Pin rope fittings, is merging its Tycan and Excel brands into Green Pin, with immediate effect.

  • Oversized containers arrive in Everett
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    Oversized containers arrive in Everett

    2018-03-09T00:00:00Z

    The port of Everett has welcomed the first specialised containers carrying aerospace components for the new Boeing 777X.

  • Safe Lifting puts power in its stock
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    Safe Lifting puts power in its stock

    2018-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Equipment rental company Safe Lifting Europe has added the Green Pin Power Sling Shackle range from Van Beest to its product range, available in capacities from 125 tonnes to 1,250 tonnes.

  • Shippers told to get packing (correctly)
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    Shippers told to get packing (correctly)

    2017-09-26T00:00:00Z

    A coalition of cargo industry organisations representing the full breadth of the global supply chain is maintaining its campaign for safer practices in packing freight containers and other cargo transport units (CTUs).

  • Van Beest gets Load Solutions
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    Van Beest gets Load Solutions

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    September 8 - The Van Beest Group, manufacturer and supplier of lifting accessories for wire rope and lifting chains, has acquired Load Solutions, based in Rådal, Norway.

  • CakeBoxx launches latest box
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    CakeBoxx launches latest box

    2017-09-07T00:00:00Z

    CakeBoxx Technologies will introduce the BreakBulkBoxx 45 ft shipping container at the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Intermodal Expo in Long Beach, USA on September 18.

  • Janin in at DSM Dyneema
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    Janin in at DSM Dyneema

    2017-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Effective September 1, Olivier Janin is joining DSM as its vice president of marketing and sales for DSM Dyneema, reporting directly to Golnar Motahari Pour, president DSM Dyneema.

  • Videck updates software for cargo securing
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    Videck updates software for cargo securing

    2017-08-10T00:00:00Z

    Visual Cargo Care (VCC), which introduced a software package for creating lashing and securing plans for heavy lift and project cargo, has rebranded and released an updated version of its flagship application, Lashing + Securing.

  • Peters & May adds load system duo
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    Peters & May adds load system duo

    2017-01-18T00:00:00Z

    Peters & May Group has acquired two patented load systems - Flat Rail and Cat Cradle - from Marine Invest.

  • Breakbulk container launched
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    Breakbulk container launched

    2016-11-01T00:00:00Z

    CakeBoxx Technologies and ATS International have launched a hybrid shipping container designed to carry breakbulk and oversize cargoes, dubbed the Breakbulk Box.

  • Container weighing regulation takes effect
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    Container weighing regulation takes effect

    2016-07-01T00:00:00Z

    A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship enters into force today, July 1.

  • Broekman signs with Novaedes
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    Broekman signs with Novaedes

    2016-05-26T00:00:00Z

    Rotterdam-based, Broekman Logistics has signed a partnership agreement with private export packing group, Novaedes, which will expand the former's ability to offer seaworthy or airtight custom-designed packaging of goods for shipping.

  • RUD reveals resistant chains
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    RUD reveals resistant chains

    2016-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Manufacturer RUD has presented its ICE chain, which offers resistance to extreme temperatures ranging from - 60°c to 300°c.

  • CakeBoxx targets projects market
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    CakeBoxx targets projects market

    2015-10-14T00:00:00Z

    CakeBoxx Technologies has introduced its new TrusDek series of doorless intermodal shipping containers, designed for the carriage of project cargo shipments.

  • Trojan extends at Aberdeen
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    Trojan extends at Aberdeen

    2015-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Trojan Crates has invested GBP1 million (USD1.55 million) in new premises close to Aberdeen airport, Scotland, which feature state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.