Breakbulk Europe Opens Its Doors Today

While being the biggest provides a competitive edge, size is not enough for an industry that is constantly evolving with the global market. “We listened to our customers feedback from last year’s event and have made every effort to deliver an experience that will meet, and hopefully exceed their expectations,”

Trace-Logistics changed into Actanis Mexico

Project Freight Network - PFN member for Mexico, Trace-Logistics has changed its name in to Actanis Project Logistics Mexico. The migration of the company has been successfully finalized. The name is the only thing that has changed as staff and management remain the same. With offices in Spain, Portugal, Turkey

Breakbulk Industry in need of more Education

During the AntwerpXL and earlier also at the Breakbulk Americas it became clear that training new staff and advancing existing staff is of vital importance for the Breakbulk industry. There are training programs and specialized companies that offer training programs that address parts of the breakbulk industry, but there are very

GTI acquires Jetco

The Project Freight Network - PFN member for Canada, GTI Transport Solutions Inc., (“GTI”), a leading provider of open-deck, specialized and over-dimensional freight services has completed the acquisition of Jetco, a Houston-based transporter offering flatbed, heavy-haul, intermodal, logistics, and specialized loads in the Texas region and

Heerema Picks-up “Hollandse Kust Zuid” Project

Heerema Marine Contractors has won a contract by Petrofac for the transport and installation of the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone. Heerema will perform the installation by one of its newest vessels, the semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir. According to the company, during the tender preparations the

Breakbulk Europe Could Be Going To Rotterdam in 2021

One of BBN reporters has received confidential (unverified) information that the rumors in the industry of a possible move of the Breakbulk Europe conference to Rotterdam, The Netherlands in 2021. This has not been entirely true and so we have corrected this article accordingly. The earlier report was not correct and

First sailing from Antwerp to Brazilian port of Açu

Last week the BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, Brazil. She is the first vessel to make the big crossing from Antwerp to the Brazilian sea port. Quite an achievement for Port of Antwerp International and the local partners who invested in the Brazilian port, thereby promoting

Ulrich Ulrichs appointed new CEO for BBC Chartering

BBC Chartering, the market-leading operator of multipurpose and heavy lift vessels, announces the appointment of Ulrich Ulrichs as Chief Commercial Officer, effective May 2, 2019. Ulrichs will head the group’s global commercial business development activities, complementing the existing management team. As part of the group’s future

Ørsted taking FID on the Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farm

Prior to the final investment decision (FID), Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on 30 January 2019. “Over the last couple of months, we have been

ZEABORN acquires CPO Tankers

ZEABORN Group has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Claus-Peter Offen Tankschiffreederei (GmbH & Co) KG („CPO Tankers“), the tanker management subsidiary of Offen Group. The transaction partners signed the relevant contracts on April 29. The completion of the transaction