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Business News from March 2011

CHOK-A-BLOK ties up Bendoro thumbnail image

CHOK-A-BLOK ties up Bendoro

March 30 - March 30 - CHOK-A-BLOK has appointed cargo safety equipment specialist, Bendoro, as the official CHOK-A-BLOK distributor within the Benelux transportation market.
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Royal Cargo Invests in new cranes

March 30 - March 30 - Royal Cargo, a leading heavy lift service provider in the Philippines, has recently added two new cranes to its fleet of heavy lift equipment.
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Ter Linden takes charge of more Liebherr cranes

March 30 - March 30 - Ter Linden Craning bv has added a second Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 and two mobile cranes of the Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 type to the LTM 11200-9.1 that was delivered in mid-2010.
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New management team at Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik (NMF)

March 28 - March 28 - Hamburg-based, Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik GmbH (NMF), a major player in the production of deck cranes with an emphasis on heavy-duty cranes, has appointed Ralf Ressel as ceo and Goran Curic as coo, in a move which has also seen the departure o
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Hyundai ramps up in project forwarding

March 24 - March 24 - Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is ramping up its exposure in the project forwarding business on the back of vast deals being concluded between South Korean construction firms in the Middle East. Sam Chambers reports from Seoul.
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Savannah handles gas turbine

March 23 - March 23 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal in Savannah has handled a 166 tonne gas turbine - one of five heavy lift items in a shipment that also included 50 crates.
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More Beluga Group companies file for insolvency

March 22 - March 22 - Beluga Fleet Management Beteiligungs GmbH, Beluga Fleet Management GmbH & Co KG, Beluga Marine Service GmbH & Co KG, Beluga Offshore Crewing GmbH, Beluga Sea Academy GmbH file have all filed for insolvency today, according to a company statemen
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Kitchen delivers Cometto trailers to Oswalt

March 22 - March 22 - J. E. Oswalt & Sons, based in Batesburg, has increased the capacity and size of its hydraulic trailer fleet with the purchase of 12 lines of Cometto 1MS hydraulic trailers from Kitchen's Crane and Equipment.
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Sarens' worldwide menu of heavy lifts

March 21 - March 21 - In a bi-annual message to its heavy lift industry clients, Belgium-based heavy lift multi-purpose contractor Sarens Group has revealed the range of recent lifting operations it has been involved in as well its acquisition of a new Canadian memb
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Vanguard expands storage capability at Richards Bay thumbnail image

Vanguard expands storage capability at Richards Bay

March 21 - March 21 - South Africa-based heavy lift and plant relocation specialist Vanguard has extended its in-harbour capabilities with the acquisition of a 2,800 sq m handling and storage yard in the busy Richards Bay port to complement the multi-axle service it
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Balnak Group names new board member

March 18 - March 18 - leading Turkish logistics company, the Balnak Group has named experience logistics and transport industry expert, Wolfgang W. D
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BDP names new senior managers, Crowley names Larkin as VP thumbnail image

BDP names new senior managers, Crowley names Larkin as VP

March 18 - March 18 - BDP International has promoted John Bolte to the newly created position of chief strategy and development officer, and Michael Andaloro has been promoted to global chief operating officer. Both will report to president and ceo Richard J Bolte J
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Second Beluga Group company files for insolvency

March 18 - March 18 - Following the announcement that its chartering division had filed for insolvency, the Beluga Group has confirmed that its shipping division, Beluga Shipping, which also includes ship management and ship owning, has followed suit.
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Dinnadge joins CSS Group as vice president

March 18 - March 18 - Dubai-based CSS Group (Consolidated Shipping Services Group) has appointed Kenneth A. Dinnadge, vice president business development. He will be responsible for the CSS Group's business development aspirations in the MENA and Sub-continent regio
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Boskalis sees 2011 as a year of transition

March 18 - March 18 - Dutch maritime services company, Royal Boskalis Westminster has announced a 36 percent increase in net profits for 2010 and cited the acquisition of Smit Internationale, an improved performance from its Dredging business and an exceptional gain
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Safmarine supports new Kakinada maritime and seafarer centre thumbnail image

Safmarine supports new Kakinada maritime and seafarer centre

March 15 - March 15 - Safmarine recently celebrated the double opening of the Kakinada Maritime Community Centre and the ITF Seafarer Centre at Kakinada port. The centres aim to equip the local seafaring community with the necessary resources needed in the maritime
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Maximus Air Cargo seeks to strengthen African foothold thumbnail image

Maximus Air Cargo seeks to strengthen African foothold

March 14 - March 14 - With the first of its three new A300-600RF's set to join the fleet in the next few months, Maximus Air Cargo - the UAE's largest dedicated cargo aircraft operator - is setting its sights on Africa as a region that represents great opportunity f
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Customs licence for Hellmann East Europe

March 11 - March 11 - Hellmann East Europe has gained the Customs Representative Licence for Russia (previously known as the Customs Broker Licence) which enables the company to offer customs clearance services under its own private licence.
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Steel cut for Fairstar's second newbuild

March 11 - March 11 - Steel cutting for the second of Fairstar's newbuild 50,000 dwt open-stern semi-submersible vessels, Finesse has taken place, marked by a ceremony at the ASIC facility in Nantong, China attended by representatives of Det Norsk Veritas, Guangzhou
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New sales strategist onboard at Beluga

March 11 - March 11 - Beluga Shipping's ongoing restructuring continues apace and the heavy lift shipping specialist has announced the appointment of a new global chief sales officer, Joerg Roehl.
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Wilhelmsen names new area director

March 10 - March 10 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service has appointed Prean Pather to the position of area director of East and South Africa area, covering Egypt, Djibouti, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia and the Islands off East Africa.
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Intermediaries post positive results

March 10 - March 10 - The HLPFI editorial inbox has been inundated with results statements from freight intermediaries which paint quite a positive picture.
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Corpus Christi completes property sale to Canyon

March 10 - March 10 - Further to our report on February 23, the Port Corpus Christi commissioners have approved a letter of intent with Canyon Supply & Logistics for the sale of its Ingleside Facility, formerly known as U.S. Naval Station Ingleside, for USD102.1 mil
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Tuscor Lloyds offers advice on Mexico thumbnail image

Tuscor Lloyds offers advice on Mexico

March 8 - March 8 - Tuscor Lloyds gave a keynote presentation at a recent Mexico Matters seminar given by the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) department, in a workshop which covered crossdock, distribution, warehousing and transport security and other related inform
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Wind blows into Harwich International Port

March 7 - March 7 - In the UK, Harwich International Port has landed a new contract with Aarsleff Bilfinger Berger Joint Venture (ABJV) to act as as ABJV's UK installation port for phase 1 of the London Array offshore wind farm.
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Union Railway issues first tenders for UAE railway

March 7 - March 7 - In what could be a major fillip for the region's project cargo business, Union Railway, the main developer and operator of the national rail network in the UAE, has issued to pre-qualified companies, tenders for the rolling stock of the railway
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service acquires Eurokor Logistics

March 3 - March 3 - Effective April 1, Wilhelmsen Ships Service has agreed to acquire Eurokor Logistics, a ships agency, logistics and forwarding company with operations in the Netherlands and Belgium.
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Beluga Shipping announces restructuring

March 3 - March 3 - Beluga Shipping has responded to reports that its future ownership structure is in question with the announcement that the group is to undertake a comprehensive financial restructuring.
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Kuehne + Nagel benefits from recovery thumbnail image

Kuehne + Nagel benefits from recovery

March 3 - March 3 - The Kuehne + Nagel Group says that it benefitted from the recovery of world trade in its last financial year - 2010.
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