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Port of Brest Getting Ready for Offshore Wind Project

The marine renewable energy (MRE) hub being built in France’s Port of Brest has reached an important milestone after a 900-meter dike was connected to a wharf. The reclaimed area between the dike and the wharf will be filled out by dredged sediments in two stages, from October 2019 to April 2020, and

Breakbulk on the Rise

Despite tariff concerns and driven by new energy projects, breakbulk cargoes at U.S. ports are growing. Maritime research consultancy Drewry suggested earlier this year in its “Multipurpose Forecaster and Annual Review” that the multipurpose shipping market, which includes both breakbulk and project cargoes, would show improvement this year after a

Strack takes charge of ZEABORN Ship Management

Holger Strack, current Co-CEO of ZEABORN Ship Management together with Nils Aden, will become Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2019 and will take charge of all shipping activities at the third-party ship manager. Nils Aden will leave the company at his own request at the end of the year

Shipping confidence dips but investment remains

Shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018, according to the latest Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. The average confidence level expressed by respondents fell to 6.0 out of a maximum  score of 10.0, compared to the 6.3 recorded in August 2018. Confidence on

AIR FREIGHT OPERATOR OF THE YEAR 2018

ANTONOV Airlines has been named Air Freight Operator of the Year in the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA)’s 2018 FTA Logistics Awards. The Ukraine-based heavy lift carrier was commended for demonstrating industry leadership and excellence in the global air cargo sector upon receiving the accolade, last night at a glittering awards ceremony

Roll Group Explains TP Transport Concept

Roll Group has developed a detachable base frame for the onshore transport of transition pieces using its self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT). According to the Dutch company, the frame is designed so it allows the transport to be carried out at ground level and avoids the need for heavy crawler cranes. This concept

Dr. Morgen to be Hansa Heavy Lift administrator

The Hamburg District Court has appointed Dr. Christoph Morgen as preliminary insolvency administrator for Hansa Heavy Lift. BBN was the first one to report on December 10, 2018, that Hansa Heavy Lift was dropped by its investor, Oaktree, and filed for insolvency.  Oaktree Capital Management, said that due to ongoing challenges in the heavy lift

IMO2010 – How Ready Are You?

In 2020, change is coming to the industry with new global sulphur limits for bunker fuel as a result of the IMO’s MARPOL Annex VI regulation. The regulation will see new, lower, limits being implemented, affecting over 3 million bpd of residual fuel oil (resid). Uncertainty over whether this change

An Interview with Alexei Chalikov of Heavy.World

This year has marked a number of events which aroused the widespread interest in the project logistics market. Heavy WorldCompany spoke out and billed itself with some interesting projects. First of all, it's unique book Heavyteam which tells children about the oversize and heavy-transport world.  The book has indeed reverberated all over the

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