New Global Chartering Director for Trans Global

The Trans Global Projects Group (TGP), a leading international project logistics specialist, today announced it has appointed Walter Prosetti as Global Chartering Director with immediate effect. Prosetti brings with him more than three decades of international chartering experience. Before joining TGP, he held various senior management and country manager roles,

Big Names Sign Up for New Breakbulk show in Antwerp

Major names in the breakbulk, maritime and project cargo industry are confirmed to attend AntwerpXL, the new event for the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift which is being hosted at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium on 7-9 May. The sector’s top industry names, including Fednav, BBC Chartering,

Rhenus buys Canada’s Rodair

Germany’s Rhenus Group has acquired Canadian logistics provider Rodair. The acquisition, terms were not disclosed, is subject to approval by the relevant authorities. The core business activities at Toronto-headquarter Rodair involve international freight forwarding, project logistics, courier, warehousing and distribution, 3PL services, and e-commerce solutions. The company, founded in 1996,

Duqm receives new breakbulk service

Marhaba Express, a joint venture between Gold Star Line and Sarjak Container Lines, recently commenced a breakbulk liner shipping service connecting the West Coast of India and the Arabian Gulf. Ports of call include Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Duqm, Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi, Shuaiba, Umm Qasr, Dammam

Project Freight Management Master Class coming to Antwerp

The now almost famous Master Class, Project Freight Management, which has been conducted for the past years in several countries is coming to Antwerp and will be held during the AntwerpXL Breakbulk conference and exhibition from 7 to 9 may. The Project Freight Management course is targeting the essence of project

Mammoet sets a new record in Nigeria

Mammoet moves the largest components for the Dangote Petroleum Refinery, the world’s largest single train refinery. This includes a 3000-ton re-generator, which is the heaviest item ever to be transported over a public road in Africa. Upon completion, the Dangote Petroleum Refinery will have the capacity to process 650,000

Bauckham returns to Air Charter Service

Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed industry veteran and its former chief executive, Tony Bauckham, as Brexit consultant. ACS chief executive Justin Bowman commented: “As Brexit consultant, Tony has been reporting directly to the ACS group board and will be working with the business to ensure our internal systems are ready

Huge reactor lift in Alberta

Freezing temperatures and a wallop of snow late last week didn’t stop crews with Inter Pipeline and Mammoet from completing a major construction task on the Heartland Petrochemical Complex. A 430-foot, 1,600-tonne Mammoet PTC35DS ring crane was used to lift a 48.5-metre, 725-tonne polypropylene reactor into place at the facility near

GTI acquires Precision Specialized

GTI Transport Solution Inc ("GTI"), a leading provider of open-deck, specialized and over-dimensional freight services, a Novacap-backed company, and a member of the PFN (Project Freight Network) organization, announces it is acquiring Precision Specialized Division Inc. (PSD), a division of Precision Truck Lines Inc. Located in Woodbridge,

ABC adds Dhaka to its international network

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is ramping up its footprint in Asia with the introduction of Dhaka to its international network. The company will offer customers twice-weekly frequencies to the capital of Bangladesh to accommodate the country’s emerging export flows, which have seen westbound volumes grow robustly in recent