Heavy Lift | Sectors

The latest news and information from the various industry sectors, including shipping, overland, logistics, airfreight, offshore, ports and terminals, as well as updates from the project forwarder networks.

Multipurpose rates continues to rise

June 21 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector continue to creep upwards, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.

Moseley promoted a Port Houston

June 20 - Port Houston has named John Moseley as chief commercial officer, succeeding Ricky Kunz who has elected to retire.

Cosco wins Vito FPU contract

June 19 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has been awarded a transportation contract by Shell for the Vito floating production unit (FPU). 

Nippon Cargo grounds flights

June 19 - Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) says that its current suspension of flight operations could last for several more days.

Megalift stars in Jimah East project

June 19 - Megalift Malaysia has handled the offload and final delivery of a generator stator and a transformer for the HI-Toshiba-Hyundai consortium.

WCA Projects to return to Hamburg

June 18 - Such was the success of the WCA Projects network’s 12th annual conference in Hamburg, Germany, recently that the group is planning to return to the city for its 2019 conference.

Double first for space programme

June 18 - The load-out of the AEOLUS satellite on the ro-ro ship Ciudad de Cadiz at the Montoir de Bretagne ro-ro terminal was a first in several ways. 

Managerial reshuffle at TOTE Maritime

June 18 - Tote Maritime has appointed Michael Noone as president at TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico; Grace Greene will assume the role of president at TOTE Maritime Alaska.

Long Beach plans investment

June 15 - The port of Long Beach has approved a USD982 million budget for its upcoming fiscal year, with 70 percent of spending focused on modernisation and other construction projects at the port.

Flettner fitted on Fehn Pollux

June 15 - The Eco Flettner rotor, a newly developed sail propulsion system, has been installed on board Fehn Ship Management’s 4,200 dwt general cargo vessel, Fehn Pollux.

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