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3 Japanese Shipping Companies to Merge

Japan’s big three shipping groups, K Line, MOL and NYK, have announced an integration of their container shipping business with the establishment of a joint venture by 1 July 2017 and the commencement of joint servce from 1 April 2018. The three Japanese firms, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line), Mitsui OSK

Rickmers-Linie loads record number of transformers in Rijeka

Rickmers-Linie’s MV RICKMERS TOKYO is now the record holder for the largest single shipment of transformers from the port of Rijeka, Croatia. The vessel took over a total of 15 transformers weighing between 56 and 142 tonnes in mid-September, representing the largest number of transformers ever loaded in a single call

RICKMERS-LINIE Loading a Mega Yacht in Greece

Heavy Lift, Project Freight and Breakbulk carrier Rickmers-Linie has loaded and transported a mega-yacht from Greece to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A 340-tonne mega-yacht measuring 50 meters in length which was loaded aboard the vessel Rickmers Dalian at anchorage off the port of Lavrion in Greece. The shipment was then delivered to

SAL Heavy Lift lands big offshore wind contract

SAL Heavy Lift has won a contract from the Dutch offshore construction company Van Oord to deliver cargo for the foundation and supports of the Walney offshore wind project being developed in the Irish Sea. The carrier’s heavy-lift vessel MV Svenja has been chartered for 30 voyages to Belfast for the

NMT Alive And Well In The Australian Market

Over the last two years it is no secret that the Australian market has shifted from a boom to what some are calling a gloom. Western Australia, enriched in minerals, has seen a decline in industrial output as a direct result of declining commodity prices. Gareth Parker, State Political Editor wrote an