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Van der Vlist moves Terex through Europe
European transport and logistics firm Van der Vlist has completed a 10-week project to deliver a Terex TR100 rigid dump truck from the factory in Motherwell, Scotland, to its final destination in Callas, southern France
ALS organises refinery shipment
ALS (Freight Management Nederland) BV’s Moerdijk Ocean Project team organised the shipment of a 440 tonne sugar refining plant from Antwerp in Belgium to Bahrain in the Middle East
Saudi transport firm wins world record
Saudi Arabia’s Almajdouie Group has been awarded the Guinness World Record for “heaviest item moved by road freight”
Rolling stock by Multitrade Spain
Multitrade Spain handled the transfer of 336 railcars from train manufacturer CAF in Spain to Caracas, Venezuela
Mumbai load out marathon
Lift and Shift has carried out the transport and load out of 20 components for the rebuilt Mumbai High North Offshore Platform. The India-based lifting and transport specialist spent two years planning the project
€200 million made available for TEN-T projects
EU funding will support transport infrastructure developments throughout Europe
Transport to boost EMEA construction in 2012
Transport concessions and international footprint will help insulate sector in 2012, but outlook remains weak
Maiden manoeuvres from ALE
ALE used its 20 tonne per square metre ALE 300 barge for the first time during the transport of two 830 tonne de-methaniser vessels in the UAE
Desert delivery
Turkish haulage operator Çaba transported a 600 tonne amine absorber unit 1,300 km across the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan to a flue gas desulphurisation plant
London cable car system consortium announced
UK contractor Mace confirmed as leader of consortium to construct London's new cable car system with work starting later this year.
Wagenborg Nedlift loaded blades for the Alpha Ventus offshore wind park
The Wagenborg Stevedoring yard in Eemshaven, Netherlands is a busy spot these days, being the logistical centre for a number of offshore wind parks. The preassembly of wind turbine components is also carried out at the site
Lift & Shift sets column transport record
India-based Lift & Shift was challenged with carrying what it says is the longest column to be transported over sea and land in the country.
Prangl up more than 2,000 metres
Austrian crane and transport specialist Prangl used an all terrain crane to install a cable car station more than 2,000 metres above sea level
Gotthard breakthrough
Breakthrough in the longest railway tunnel in the world, the Gotthard in Switzerland, has taken place.
BAM Balfour Beatty named preferred bidder for Irish road PPP
BAM Balfour Beatty consortium named preferred bidder for the N17/N18 Gort to Tuam PPP Scheme in Ireland by the National Roads Authority.
Berard takes on titans
Berard Transportation, based in Louisiana, USA transported two titan oil platform superstructures, weighing 3,500 and 4,000 tonnes, with millimetres to spare
Sines of success
ALE transported reactors, weighing up to 1,457 tonnes, from Italy to the Sines refinery in Portugal. A 1,800 tonne capacity self-geared vessel was used to move the reactors before they were loaded on to 68 axle lines of self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT) and transferred to the refinery 7 km from the harbour
Tight turns in Tunisia
CATT from Tunisia transported a 153 tonne, 16 x 7 m ferrule from the port of Sousse to the Polysius cement plant at Rouisset-Kairouan
Destination Russia
Hindustan Cargo Ltd. and Rolldock Shipping BV in the Netherlands set their sights on a submarine that needed moving from Eastern Naval Command, Vishakapatnam, India to Severodvinsk in Russia for refurbishment
Buddha on the move
Maxlines Forwarder Co. Ltd in Taiwan, moved a 10 tonne, 4.5 m high statue of the sitting Buddha Maitreya from the Port of Keelung in Taiwan to Belawan Port in Indonesia
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