Breakbulk & Projects

Russian logistic experts Transy moves heavy GE-Gas Turbine in Arctic weather

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Transy, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC, earlier this month organized the movement and installation of a "GE" gas turbine and generator onto foundation in Sredneurask (near Ekaterinburg, Russia). Read More »

First ever assembled and installed CBU unit in Indonesia delivered

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

WPCMOS, member of the CEE, Cargo Equipment Experts Network, has been engaged by a leading Asia Coal Supplier to assemble, transport and install a 600 ton Continous Barge Unloader Unit, CBU, to Bontang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. WPCMOS organised the transpor Read More »

New Flame wreck removal a success in Gibraltar

AJOT | December 23, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The view at Gibraltar's Europa Point looks much different these days. This month TITAN Salvage successfully completed removal of the New Flame and has delivered more than 50,000 tons of scrap cargo and wreckage for recycling. Read More »

WWL to move Chryslers from North America to Europe and Australia

AJOT | December 23, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), a global leader in factory-to-dealer logistics, has been selected by Chrysler to provide ocean transportation for two important trade lanes: Read More »

Rickmers-Linie successfully re-certified
in accordance with the latest ISO standards

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo specialist, has been successfully re-certified in accordance with the latest ISO standards ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004. Read More »

PPG achieves international best practice certification

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Project cargo specialists, the Project Professionals Group, is the first heavy-lift 3PL network of its kind to achieve quality management systems certification to Standard: 4801:2001, 9001:2008 (applicable codes: ANZ6644). Read More »

W’rtsil’ to power eleven new Spliethoff Group vessels

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

W'rtsil', the marine industry's leading ship power system integrator, has been awarded two large orders from the Spliethoff Group, headquarted in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The orders are for propulsion systems for eleven ships that the Spliethoff Group Read More »

FreeSeas announces higher daily rates on new charters of Its vessels

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

FreeSeas Inc., a transporter of dry-bulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of a fleet of eight Handysize vessels and two Handymax vessels, announced new charters for five of its vessels. Read More »

Parrott named new TOTE President

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. (TOTE) announced the promotion of John D. Parrott to company president. Mr. Parrott replaces TOTE's former president, Bill Deaver, who had been with the company since March 2002. Read More »

Half-million-pound generator part ships through Port of Savannah

AJOT | December 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal received a 269-ton piece of heavy-lift cargo this month bound for the SCANA electric plant in Jasper County, S.C. Read More »

Crowley delivers amusement park to the Dominican Republic just in time for the holiday season

AJOT | December 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The holidays will be a little brighter in the Dominican Republic this year thanks to Crowley as the city of Santo Domingo lights up with millions of neon lights and thousands of families gather to enjoy Iguana Park carnival festivities. Read More »

GPLN Member Younger Niche sets a new overland record in ZhangJiaGang

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Global Project Logistics Network member Younger Niche Logistics (YNL) has the distinction of being responsible for the movement of the single largest piece of equipment ever moved by road transport in ZhangJiaGang, Jiangsu Province, China. The piece, 14m Read More »

History created at NSICT

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

History was created when WWPC member Hindustan Cargo Limited shipped out 2 nos Heat Exchangers having dimensions 26.5 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs weighing 27 Mtons on 2 nos flat bed containers through the port of NSICT on vessel m.v. SCI Kolkata.
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SCSPA elects Stern Chairman, hires firm to market Daniel Island property

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board of Directors elected Bill Stern of Columbia to a two-year term as chairman, beginning in January 2010.

'With a Maersk contract in hand and the new leadership of Jim Newsome, our ports hav Read More »

Konecranes closes factory in Birmingham AL, US

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Konecranes will close its crane production and assembly facility in Birmingham, AL, U.S.A. by December 31, 2009. The factory closure affects 18 employees in crane production and assembly. Read More »

South Carolina State Ports Authority adds Gaillard to management team

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has hired Sarah S. Gaillard to the new position of Vice President, Carrier Sales, effective January 4, 2010. Read More »

Savannah becomes port of choice for Suez services

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

GPA experiences growth in container volume and tonnage

Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced today at its Board Meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Med Read More »

Port of Houston shows steady return in cargo activity

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the Greater Houston Partnership 'State-of-the-Port' luncheon Wednesday, Port of Houston Authority Chairman James T. Edmonds announced that PHA's containerized cargo has shown growth over the last 12 months. This is especially good news since container Read More »

Crowley announces new agent for cargo services in Tortola, BVI

AJOT | October 28, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley Caribbean Services announced that EZ Shipping of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, is now the company's local liner services agent on the island. EZ Shipping will be responsible for cargo sales, documentation, collections, dispatching and equipment Read More »