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Business News from June 2010

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Topaz wins Gulf Petrochem contract

June 29 - June 29 - Topaz Engineering's fabrication and construction unit, through its subsidiary Nico International Hydrospace, has won a EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract worth USD 45 million from Gulf Petrochem.
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McCain chips in with proposals to abolish Jones Act

June 28 - June 28 - In the USA last week, Senator John McCain introduced draft legislation to repeal the 90-year-old Jones Act law that requires ships transporting goods between states to have been built in the United States, be crewed and owned by US citizens and
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Breakbulk Americas conference comes of age in 2010

June 25 - June 25 - Attention of the project cargo and heavy lift sector will soon turn to the 21st Breakbulk Americas Conference and Exhibition to be held in Houston, Texas between Tuesday, October 12 and Thursday, October 14.
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Hat-trick for WWPC

June 25 - June 25 - In a move which will hopefully be copied by Wayne Rooney on Sunday afternoon in South Africa, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has scored a hat-trick with the appointment of three new exclusive members.
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US authorities failing to implement Jones Act?

June 24 - June 24 - The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency and US Coast Guard have been accused of allowing foreign registered shipping to enter and leave US waters without being stopped, contrary to the provisions of the Jones Act.
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Bremerhaven to get offshore harbour

June 22 - June 22 - Bremerhaven is to build a harbour for the shipment of plant for the offshore wind farms that are to be erected in the North Sea.
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Acergy and Subsea 7 to merge

June 22 - June 22 - In the first major consolidation in the oil services sector since the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico raised concerns of a regulatory clampdown on deepwater drilling activity, Acergy and Subsea 7 have agreed a USD5.4 billion merger.
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Mauritius joins PPG network

June 15 - June 15 - The Project Professionals Group has made a strategic appointment in Mauritius - a key trading hub for the Eastern and Southern African region.
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Boom Logistics issues ststement on takeover rumours

June 11 - June 11 - In Australia, Boom Logistics has issued a formal statement in response to rumours of a takeover bid from special transport, lifting and services group McAleese Transport and Archer Capital.
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Steel and project cargo forum finalised

June 11 - June 11 - Questions to be addressed at the forthcoming Steel and Project Cargo forum in London include whether overseas steel production will be the future going forward?
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Coyne Airways boosts US sales activity

June 8 - June 8 - Maindeck heavy lift cargo operator Coyne Airways has appointed a dedicated sales team in the USA to market its extensive network of air cargo delivery services to the Caspian region, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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PPG names new member in Thailand

June 8 - June 8 - Heavy lift freight forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed leading multimodal transport specialist Sea-Concert (Thailand) as a project support member.
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PPG names new member in Thailand

June 8 - June 8 - Heavy lift freight forwarder network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed leading multimodal transport specialist Sea-Concert (Thailand) as a project support member.
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New president for Fesco Agencies North America

June 8 - June 8 - Fesco has appointed Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, to the role of president of Seattle-based Fesco Agencies North America, effective immediately.
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New UK representative for TII Group

June 8 - June 8 - Following internal re-organisation, Rainer Sasse has been appointed as TII Group area sales representative in the UK.
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Global expansion for Braemar Marine

June 4 - June 4 - Braemar Marine Inc, the marine claims and risk assessment specialist, has expanded its operations in both London and Singapore via a series of key appointments.
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Magdenli on track for transit boom

June 4 - June 4 - Ankara-based full service freight forwarder Magdenli is benefiting from a wave of Turkish public transport infrastructure investment.
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Logwin opens in Kenya

June 4 - June 4 - Cross-border transportation to neighbouring East African countries, including the delivery of aid supplies, plus project management will be services offered by Logwin's new subsidiary in Kenya.
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GAC sponsorship scores as Crystal Palace saved from liquidation

June 3 - June 3 - Dubai-based forwarder GAC's sponsorship of English football club Crystal Palace was secure this week when the club was saved from liquidation at the 11th hour by a fans' takeover which took a full three months to negotiate.
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Aveva makes acquisitions

June 3 - June 3 - Cambridge-based engineering industry software provider Aveva Group has acquired Logimatic's MARS business from Logimatic Holdings.
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Management changes at Peters and May as Jones takes charge

June 3 - June 3 - Angus Bruce Jones has been appointed managing director of international yacht logistics solutions provider Peters & May Ltd and assumes responsibility for the company's global, non-US operations. He replaces Gerald Price.
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Fairstar signs for two

June 3 - June 3 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has contracted Guangzhou Shipyards International to build two 50,000 DWT open stern, semi-submersible vessels at a fixed cost of just under USD102 million per ship.
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Slowdown in US wind energy installations forecast

June 1 - June 1 - A study from IHS Emerging Energy Research forecasts that 6.3 to 7.1 GW of wind energy installations could be installed in the USA in 2010, 40 to 60 percent lower than the 9.8 GW installed last year.
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