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Royal Smit Extends Mammoet’s 90-Year Partnership

Celebrating a partnership of over 90 years, Mammoet and transformer manufacturer Royal SMIT Transformers B.V. formalize and extend their relationship for a further five years with the signing of a framework agreement. Mammoet has been responsible for the local transportation of Royal SMIT’s large and specialized transformers since 1927. Having experienced

XELLZ Now Open In Houston, USA

Since the beginning XELLZ set out to open an office in the United States to serve the project logistics industry. We opened the first office in Fort Worth (Dallas) where we serve our customers in the Texas area. We also saw that there was a need to be even closer to

Delivering Leicester Square Hotel

With fabricated steel props and trusses, Northallerton based structural fabrication specialists Allerton Steel appointed Collett to undertake the intricate delivery of thirteen cargoes destined for the Leicester Square Hotel construction site in the heart of the capital. The seven 11 Tonne steel props measuring 19m (L) x 0.5m (W) x 0.5m

Cosco secures heavy transport contract from Shell

Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has been awarded a contract by Shell to transport the Vito floating production unit to the Gulf of Mexico. The integrated Vito FPU will be transported by Cosco’s semi-submersible heavy lift ship, the 98,400 dwt Xin Guang Hua, from its fabrication yard in Singapore. The contract is the

Mammoet Seeks $2.8M For Unpaid Power Plant Work

Industrial transportation company Mammoet USA North Inc. is seeking $2.8 million in damages from a construction joint venture that allegedly stiffed it on subcontracting agreements related to two power plants in New Jersey and Connecticut, according to a filing Friday in New York state court. Mammoet alleges that Durr-Megrant A JV, a

SAL Heavy Lift awarded contract by GeoSea

SAL Heavy Lift has been awarded a contract by GeoSea for the shipment of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 Offshore Wind Farm. Under the contract scope, SAL will transport the transition pieces from fabrication yards in Aalborg, Denmark and Vlissingen, Netherlands to the project port of Esbjerg in

Breakbulk Europe Soars To New Record

Breakbulk Europe brought together more than 9500 project cargo and breakbulk professionals in Bremen, Germany, marking a new attendance record for this specialized global event now in its 13th year. For the first time, Breakbulk Europe was held in Bremen, with the support of Bremen’s Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ports and

Industry Related Children’s Book, What A Great Idea!

"Heavy Team" is the world’s first children’s book on installation and transportation of oversize and heavy cargoes. What a unique and socially interesting media project this is. The book provides children with an interesting and through-play insight into the industry and work of their parents. Types of cargoes, the way to move

Swire Shipping upgrading its services from North Asia to the Pacific

From July 2018, Swire Shipping will upgrade its multipurpose liner services between North Asia and the Pacific. Under this enhancement, Swire Shipping will be adding direct calls at the Chinese ports of Nansha and Ningbo and aligning its North Asia services to provide a 10-day service frequency between North Asia and Papua New Guinea

BHP is said to get shale bids valuing at up to $9bn

BHP Billiton has received first-round bids for its US shale portfolio from oil majors including BP and Chevron, valuing the unit at $7-billion to $9-billion, people familiar with the matter said. Royal Dutch Shell, partnering with private equity firm Blackstone Group, also submitted a bid for the entire unit late in