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Business News from October 2010

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Toll chief Paul Little to step down

October 28 - October 28 - Toll Holdings Ltd has confirmed its managing director Paul Little will step down after a quarter of a century at the company, but will remain on the board as a non-executive director, with the logistics firm planning to replace him by January
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Port of Longview increases industrial property

October 25 - October 25 - The Port of Longview has bid successfully for 306 acres (123.8 ha) of undeveloped property near the port's existing facility on the Columbia River, almost doubling the port's existing 437 acres of industrial property, which is near capacity a
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Century for Project Professionals Group

October 25 - October 25 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group has passed the 100 member milestone as a result of recent appointments internationally.
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Safmarine takes delivery of first new, owned MPV

October 25 - October 25 - Safmarine has taken delivery of its first new multi purpose vessel (MPV) - Safmarine Sumba - since becoming a member of the AP Moller-Maersk Group more than eleven years ago.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen says finance in place for ro-ro vessels

October 22 - October 22 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) has achieved a favourable loan financing through a Japanese export agreement for its two ro-ro vessels currently under construction at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan.
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Europeans on the march in Asia

October 22 - October 22 - Rhenus AG & Co. KG has signed an agreement with the Pro-Log Group based in Asia to acquire a majority shareholding in the group. This will enable Rhenus to further consolidate its own network in Asia.
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Able UK welcomes project's green light from planners

October 21 - October 21- Teesside-based Able UK, a specialist in the rehabilitation and development of disused sites and facilities, has welcomed approval for its GBP100 million (USD157.8) port-related logistics development in north east England.
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Hiring round marks industry's health

October 19 - October 19 - A round of worldwide hiring in the heavy lift and project shipping sectors suggest that pressure on bottom lines around the world is easing.
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WWPC adds Aerobrasil for North Brazil and Amazonia

October 18 - October 18 - Specialist project forwarding network, the Worldwide Project Consortium, says that the growing number of significant infrastructure projects in Brazil will be important for its recently appointed new member in that country.
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Profit surge for Fairstar

October 14 - October 14 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has reported a rebound in EBITDA as well as net profits in the third quarter of 2010.
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New study on green business trends from DHL

October 13 - October 13 - A new study by Deutsche Post DHL identifies key developments in sustainable logistics, including the fact that Asian consumers are ready to pay more for green products.
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DSV expands to South Africa

October 11 - October 11 - DSV Air & Sea Holding A/S (DSV) has established a South African subsidiary , which has concluded an agreement on the acquisition of the business activities of Transmedit Forwarding (Proprietary) Ltd, which currently is agent for DSV in South
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FleetWeather opens in Singapore

October 10 - October 10 - FleetWeather Ocean Services has opened an office in Singapore and will be exhibiting at this week's Breakbulk Americas Conference & Exhibition in Houston, TX.
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Sarens Group has hectic summer

October 8 - October 8 - Heavy lift crane contractor Sarens Group has enjoyed a hectic six months to October, says CEO Wim Sarens.
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Hallin focuses on Australia

October 7 - October 7 - Hallin Marine Subsea International Ltd is focussing on Australia as it continues its growth plans.
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New solutions for steel transport

October 6 - October 6 - Langh Ship Cargo Solutions' sales manager, Mika Saarinen, told at Metal Bulletin's Steel Logistics Conference about the new solutions that will facilitate the transportation of steel products together with other heavy cargoes.
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Independent forwarders go global

October 6 - October 6 - The 7th Annual Sino-International conference held at the Asia World Expo in Hong Kong offered the perfect venue for over 1400 participants to assess how, in an international market where borders have thinned and economics rule, local independe
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Heavy lift operators set to benefit for UK platform removal

October 5 - October 5 - According to a new report by Deloitte and Douglas-Westwood, decommissioning the 260-plus platforms off the ocast of the UK over the next three decades could cost over USD30 billion and exceed the capacities of both the current heavy lift vesse
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Steel cutting begins on new Fairstar ships

October 4 - October 4 - At Guangzhou Shipyard International, steel cutting has started on Fairstar Heavy Transport's 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy transport ship Forte.
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