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Shipping Lines Cooperate on Multipurpose Vessel Bimonthly Middle East - Asian Services Long-standing collaborators Austral Asia Line (AAL) and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) are expanding their cooperation with an extension to their multipurpose vessel (MPV) services looking to carry break bulk, project heavy-lift and general cargo. The pair have established a

Boeing reveals heavy lift drone development

US aerospace manufacturer Boeing has revealed a prototype delivery drone able to carry heavy loads to difficult-to-reach destinations. The prototype drone, called a CAV (cargo air vehicle), is significantly larger than the delivery drones being trialed by companies like Amazon or Google. It measures in at 15 feet long (4.57m), 18 feet

Project Forwarding is Changing

We are seeing a lot of companies in the project freight forwarding changing their strategy for the future. It has been known for some time now that the freight forwarders as we know them will not be around in the future and that the landscape is taking a drastic and quick

$2.4 Million On Further Iran Mining Exploration In 2018

Mineral Commodities Limited (MRC), a listed Australian junior mining company, has entered the Iranian market, announcing a series of acquisitions and exploration joint-ventures with an eye to the country’s rich copper, gold, cobalt, and lithium deposits. In July 2017, MRC established a wholly-owned Iranian subsidiary, Madan Rahjo Kanyab Company. Bahman Rashidi has

France to Put Offshore Wind On Fast Track

France will launch preliminary studies on the development of floating wind farms off Brittany and in the Mediterranean, as well as preliminary technical studies and a public debate on the proposed wind farm off Oléron in 2018, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said. During his speech at the Conference on the

Volga-Dnepr planning German-based airline

Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group is planning to launch an all-cargo carrier based in Leipzig, Germany, according to media reports. A commercial manager is quoted as saying that the company is planning to put a minimum of three An-124s on a new German air operating certificate by late 2018. Further details are expected

Mapping the World’s Wind Energy Potential

The World Bank and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) today launched new Global Wind Atlas during the Wind-Europe conference and exhibition in Amsterdam A free web-based tool that could help policymakers and investors identify promising areas for wind power generation, virtually anywhere in the world. The Global Wind Atlas is expected to help

The Rise of Industrial Airports

For the past few years airports have been struggling with the capacity of their flights.In a recent move at Amsterdam Airport, Schiphol, the airport has gone so far as to shift charter (holiday) flights from Amsterdam to another airport which is about 30 kilometer away and which would not be

Taking The Strain

Start-up Looks to Fill Talent Holes BreakBulk Magazine, By V.L. Srinivasan Managing project cargo logistics is by no means the same today as it used to be. Companies involved in such operations across the world have had to become more customer-centric, innovative and efficient. Logistics management companies give further definition to project cargo movements by sharing

Shippers: Services Lag ASEAN’s Growth

Despite significant growth among Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries, the ASEAN region still faces significant challenges in securing and maintaining services for its manufacturers and engineering, procurement and construction service companies. While the ASEAN region is a comparatively burgeoning region for the project industry, compared to the overall global downturn,