AAL wins again at the AFLAS Awards

AAL Shipping has been recently named ‘Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo’ at the 2022 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards, held in Hong Kong on Wednesday 7 September. The AFLAS Awards are a celebration of Asia’s freight, logistics and supply chain industry.  Photo: Felix Schoeller, Commercial Director of AAL Felix Schoeller, Commercial …

Bolloré Logistics opens new warehouse in Thailand

Bolloré Logistics has opened SMILE HUB, its brand-new warehouse and distribution centre in Thailand. Mr Hubert Colaris, Economic Counsellor of the French Embassy to Thailand, honoured the event with his presence. Also present were the management teams of Bolloré Logistics and Frasers Property Industrial Thailand (FPIT), including Mr Fabricio Protti, Deputy Managing Director of the …

MYCRANE expands in Asia

The Dubai-based digital disruptor for the cranes and construction sector, MYCRANE, is to roll out the world’s first online crane rental platform in three key Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets, following the signing of a franchise agreement covering Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.  MYCRANE’s best-known tool is its free-to-use crane rental service, which allows users to save valuable …

Largest Potain topless crane for Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets

Manitowoc has launched largest topless crane, the Potain MCT 805, for key Asia-Pacific and Emerging markets. Manufactured at at Manitowoc’s Zhangjiagang, China factory, the new model, which is similar to the MDT 809, is available in 32 t and 40 t capacity configurations, with an 80 m jib and a height under hook of 84 …

Bolloré Logistics part of a historic project in East Africa

Bolloré Logistics Malawi implemented the transportation for the Golomoti Solar project, by conveying an all-inclusive shipment of 221 TEUS of solar panels, batteries and equipment from China to Malawi. Relying on its expertise in this field, Bolloré Logistics was able to be part of a historic project, in producing the first solar utility-scale grid-connected battery …

Van Oord selected for three offshore wind projects in Japan

Kajima Corporation and Van Oord have been selected as the preferred Balance of Plant contractors for three offshore wind projects in Japan. Kajima Corporation, founded in 1840 is one of the largest and leading construction companies in Japan. In December 2021 the Government of Japan selected three consortiums, all led by Mitsubishi Corporation Energy Solutions, …

Khimji Ramdas handles charter of transformers and reactors for electricity sector

Khimji Ramdas have successfully handled a sea freight charter of project cargo from Masan Port in South Korea to Duqm Port in Oman for the electricity distribution sector. The shipment consisted of 11 units of heavy lift power transformers, shunt reactors and their accessories. The scope of work handled by Khimji Ramdas included vessel chartering, …

Port of Bandirma in Turkey orders Konecranes

Turkish terminal operator Çelebi Bandirma Uluslararasi Limani Isletmeciligi A.S. (Çelebi Port of Bandırma) has ordered two eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their terminal on the coast of the Sea of Marmara, Turkey.  The two Generation 6 cranes will be Konecranes Gottwald ESP.7 Mobile Harbor Cranes, with a working radius of up …

AAL delivers tower components for US petroleum refinery project

AAL Shipping recently delivered 456-metric-tonne industrial tower components to the US West Coast. The cargo was loaded in South Korea onboard the 31,000-deadweight heavy lift AAL Pusan and transported across the Pacific to the Port of Everett in Washington. Cargo handling was further complicated by strict Covid-19 restrictions at multiple ports of call, which required …