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Shortlisted operators announced for Berth 4 at Townsville Port

Port of Townsville Limited (POTL) has announced three companies have been shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to operate the Berth 4 container and general cargo terminal at Townsville Port. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said of the six submissions received following the EOI in October 2016, the following parties have been invited

Emirates SkyCargo appoints Ross Barnett as UK Cargo Manager

Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Mr.Ross Barnett as UK cargo manager. Ross has over 30 years’ experience in the industry, he joined Emirates in 1995 and was most recently cargo manager for Northern England and Scotland where he was responsible for a team of over 20 staff stationed in the region. Now based

Combi Lift handles transport of components for Nordsee One

Renewable energies are becoming an increasingly important component of our energy mix. At Combi Lift, we believe in sustainable solutions. This is why we're handling the transport of components for Nordsee One - an offshore wind farm spanning a total area of 41.3 square kilometres, located in the German part

Air Charter Service Helps Deliver B777 Engine In Artic Climate

Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, recently arranged an Antonov AN-124 to transport the most powerful aircraft engine in the world to help a stranded Swiss Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. The Swiss aircraft had been flying to Los Angeles from Zurich over Canada’s far northern regions when it suffered a mechanical

Volga-Dnepr supports Deugro’s Logistics Project

Volga-Dnepr Airlines operated a series of An-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD charter flights and utilized the scheduled Boeing 747 freighter services run by its sister airline, AirBridgeCargo (ABC), to help deugro Airfreight GmbH deliver vital equipment for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant on the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia. The

Hanjin Shipping officially sunk, declared bankrupt!

SEOUL — A South Korean court on Friday pulled the plug on Hanjin Shipping Co., declaring it bankrupt and ordering the liquidation of a company that has led the country’s shipping industry for the past four decades. The bankruptcy comes five months after the company, which was once one of the

Atlas Air to operate 747-400 freighter for Asiana Cargo

Atlas Air announced that it will soon start operating one of its 747-400 freighters for Asiana Cargo on key trans-Pacific routes, connecting Korea with several destinations in the United States.  The service is scheduled to begin later this month. William J. Flynn, president and CEO of Atlas Air Worldwide, called the

Improving Project Supply Chain And Logistics Collaboration

Connecting Processes Lets touch upon one of the biggest challenges companies operating global project supply chains and logistics face today. We are talking about the disconnect between the data, processes on one hand and people in the supply chain on the other hand. How it inhibits collaboration and the ability to make the

Industry Collaboration Lifts Innovation Higher

Better Together Innovation is rooted in collaboration. Take the crazy idea that the Earth is round. Centuries of debate—mostly civil—ensued before Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin took a short trip into outer space in 1961 and could provide visual confirmation that our planet was not pancake-flat. Even the bizarre notion that humans could

Mammoet completes Petrobras P-79 FPSO work

Mammoet has successfully completed the process of weighing, transporting and lifting the modules of the P-76 FPSO platform for the Technip-Techint consortium at the Techint Offshore Unit in Pontal do Paraná - Brazil. Image of the P-76 FPSO, from Mammoet. The consortium was contracted by Petrobras to carry out the construction and