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Business News from November 2009

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Breakbulk Asia sets out to charting the recovery

November 26 - November 26 - The 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition, a large and important gathering for companies involved in the shipping of heavy lift, project cargo and traditional breakbulk will convene under the banner 'Charting the Recovery'.
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BigLift names agent in China

November 25 - November 25 - BigLift Shipping has appointed Scan-Trans Beijing as its commercial representative for China.
Views: 798
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TIACA takes international event to Incheon in 2014

November 24 - November 24 - Incheon International Airport, the world's second largest international cargo airport and home base of Korean Air, the world's biggest cargo airline has been chosen to host The International Air Cargo Association's (TIACA) International Air
Views: 527
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ALS moves tunnel borer from Canada To Argentina

November 24 - November 24 - Abnormal Load Services (International) Ltd (ALS) has completed the delivery of an ME310SE Series 24500 tunnel boring machine (TBM), plus back up system from Canada to Argentina on behalf of LOVAT Inc, Canada - a wholly owned division of Cate
Views: 699
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US seaports braced for Panama Canal expansion impact

November 20 - November 20 - Considered to be one of the most important and game changing public works projects of the century, completion of a third set of Panama Canal ship locks in 2014 will provide many of the world's largest vessels a crucial "intercontinental shor
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Prices to rise at Houston

November 19 - November 19 - From January 1, 2010, tariffs at the Port of Houston will increase; three percent for container cargo and two percent for general cargo to help offset an expected eight percent increase in operating costs.
Views: 393
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Strong reaction from PWC / Agility over US indictment

November 18 - November 18 - The Public Warehousing Company, better known these days as Agility, has issued a strongly worded statement following indictments in the USA on multiple charges of alledged conspiracy and fraud relating to three major contracts to supply food
Views: 470
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Lack of infrastructure threatens Lekki port project

November 18 - November 18 - The Nigerian media is reporting that the promoters of the proposed N1.2 trillion (USD8 billion) Lekki port are urging the federal and state governments to help in the provision of basic infrastructure that would make their huge investment in
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WWPC names new member in Thailand

November 17 - November 17 - Leo Global Logistics Ltd, has been appointed as the exclusive member for Thailand of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), a leading global franchise network for project cargo forwarders.
Views: 559
Panalpina blows hot with oil and gas industry wins thumbnail image

Panalpina blows hot with oil and gas industry wins

November 13 - November 13 - According to a statement from Panalpina, Weatherford and Halliburton, two major global players in the oil and gas sector and long-time Panalpina customers have awarded significant new pieces of business to the global forwarding and logistics
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Boskalis and Smit announce merger

November 12 - November 12 - Royal Boskalis Westminster nv (Boskalis) and Smit Internationale nv (Smit) have reached agreement on a full merger of the two companies, whereby all the activities of Smit will be continued in the combined company (the Group).
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Singapore hosts project cargo training course

November 10 - November 10 - Singapore's reputation as one of the busiest transportation hubs in the world and its strategic location makes it an ideal venue for an international training course designed to fast track skills in project cargo management.
Views: 550
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Toll completes hat-trick of 2009 acquisitions

November 9 - November 9 - Australian-based Toll Group has acquired Logistic Distribution Systems (LDS), one of the leading privately-owned international freight forwarding companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Views: 936
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Multitrade Spain supports public transport investments

November 9 - November 9 - Barcelona-based project cargo forwarder Multitrade Spain, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has been involved in a range of heavy lift movements associated with passenger infrastructure projects in North Africa and South
Views: 736
Volga-Dnepr Airlines wins BACA award thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr Airlines wins BACA award

November 4 - November 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has been voted 'Best Cargo Charter Airline of the Year 2009' by the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA).
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