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A Need To Safe The Project Freight Know How

The Project Freight industry is in need to collect its effort to keep the know how and expertise from slipping away was one of the main takeaways in the panel discussion of industry seniors. A panel of Shippers’ at the Breakbulk Americas was united in its concerns that the continued economic

VOLGA-DNEPR Airlines Completes Air-Sea Delivery of Patrol Boats

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered four Mangust patrol boats to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in the Far East of Russia and provided its customer with additional logistics services, including the launch of boats at the port of Korsakov. The boats, built at the Vympel Shipyard in Rybinsk for the Border Guard Service, were carried onboard

Sarens To Undertake The Largest Project In Its History

Sarens, the global leader in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport, has signed the largest project in its history with Tengizchevroil (“TCO”, the “Client”). The Client has entrusted Sarens with undertaking the land transportation and installation of the Pre-Assembled Units, Pre-Assembled Racks, and associated oversize equipment required for

Thorco and United Heavy Lift launch new joint venture

Thorco and United Heavy Lift join forces and create THORCO PROJECTS. By combining the two companies’ fleets, expertise and know-how, they aim for THORCO PROJECTS to become a major player within the project and heavy lift market, offering clients a full range of services, the highest quality and ultimately the

Rickmers Maritime May Face Liquidation

The Singapore based and listed Rickmers Maritime has come to a sitatuation where The choice is between restructuring the securities in the company to less than half their current value or shutting down. Rickmers Maritime is an independent company, stock listed in Singapore, and not to be confused with Rickmers Linie or

St. Lawrence Seaway sees slight uptick in August

“As we approach the mid-year point of the 2016 navigation season we continue to see a diversified mix of cargoes moving throughout the Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway System,” said Betty Sutton, Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. “Cargo diversification is an important factor in keeping our Great

AAL and GEODIS join forces

AAL and GEODIS join forces to deliver key stage in Nyrstar’s Port Pirie redevelopment project the AAL Dampier delivered a giant Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) module to one of the world’s largest primary lead smelting facilities, Port Pirie – located in Southern Australia and operated by Nyrstar, an integrated mining and metals

BIMCO Supports Shipowners With Concise, Practical Ballast Water Management Guidance

In response to the recent ratification of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (Ballast Water Management Convention), BIMCO and Fathom Maritime Intelligence have published an updated 2016 edition of their practical, step-by-step guidance publication that helps shipowners understand ballast water management requirements.  This

Vasiliy Zhukov Appointed Global Director of Energy & Heavy Machinery

Vasiliy Zhukov has been appointed as Volga-Dnepr Group’s new Global Director of Energy & Heavy Machinery to spearhead its continued growth in these major sectors. Vasiliy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Project Management and Business Engineering. Prior to joining Volga-Dnepr in 2015, he spent five years


Volga-Dnepr Group was able to demonstrate the unique advantages for customers using its ‘Cargo Supermarket’ service when moving a 41-tonne shipment of marine rescue equipment from Scotland to Perth, Australia. Initially, the customer planned to use a schedule cargo flight of another airline to fly the cargo from the UK to