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Volga-Dnepr Supplying Yamal LNG project

SABETTA PORT, Russia: Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 130 tonnes of industrial equipment on behalf of AeroTransCargo for the Yamal LNG gas recovery project. AeroTransCargo has already delivered over 3,500 tonnes of equipment using Volga-Dnepr IL-76TD-90VD and An-124 aircraft in temperatures as low as -35° Celsius. “Our company is the contractor to one

Mammoet Russia Completes Projects For Gazprom

Mammoet has successfully completed the safe delivery of two heavy and oversized columns to Gazprom Neft Moscow Refinery for the construction of their new combined Euro+ facility in Moscow. Construction of the new complex will provide additional stability in fuel supplies for Moscow into the future. A vacuum column and an

Doosan Heavy Enters Offshore Wind

South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. and Vietnam’s state-run utility Vietnam Electricity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a pilot offshore wind project off Vietnam. Under the terms of the MoU, the South Korean power equipment manufacturer will be in charge of supplying wind power equipment

Shipping Is Too Inefficiency And Needs Overhaul

Zeaborn is very serious when it says "mean and lean". There is enough of fat that can be cut off to save on costs. Stylish Head Offices, just to mention one. "We can deliver ship management spending half the money," the management tells ShippingWatch. Shipping has suffered from inefficiency over the

Ex Beluga CEO Stolberg gets prison sentence

Yesterday's verdict in the trial of Niels Stolberg and three co-defendants brought to a conclusion a long-running trial which began in January 2016 Stolberg was sentenced to three and a half years in prison having been indicted and found guilty on several charges of credit fraud and false accounting while he was

Accenture’s Shipping-Based Blockchain Project Gets Go-Ahead

Accenture PLC recently announced that a consortium consisting of AB InBev, APL, Kuehne + Nagel and an anonymous European customs organization examined and approved its blockchain technology aimed at addressing global shipping issues. The pilot project marked an effort to transition to a process where data could be shared securely through blockchain

Top management reshuffles at Aeroflot, CargoLogicAir

Russia’s national air carrier Aeroflot has announced the decision by Giorgio Callegari, formerly deputy CEO, Strategy and Alliances, to step down to pursue personal interests. The airline has launched a search for his successor. Callegari joined Aeroflot in 2011, having previously worked for Italy’s Malan Viaggi from 1986 to 1989 and, later, for

Amsterdam Container Terminal connects with Silk Road

A new direct connection has been launched between Amsterdam Container Terminal and Yiwu in China The first train set off on its 11,000 kilometre, 16-day journey on 7 March 2018 from the intermodal railhead at Amsterdam Container Terminal to the trading hub of Yiwu in Zhejiang province. Reflecting The Netherlands’ diverse

Heavy lift operators adjusting to changing industry

Specialist heavy-lift companies RollDock and SAL Heavy Lift have decided to form a pool, but BigLift has ended a venture with the former.  February 2018 saw RollDock and SAL Heavy Lift, two leading players in the heavy-lift market, join forces for roll-on/roll-off and float-in/float-out heavy-lift cargoes. Both are well known for