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Business News from April 2011

Liebherr acquisition marks Neeb's 50th anniversary thumbnail image

Liebherr acquisition marks Neeb's 50th anniversary

April 19 - April 19 - Neeb, the Wuppertal-based crane service company, has taken a strategic business move into expanding its fleet through the acquisition of a Liebherr LR 1600/2 crawler crane which caters for the needs of wind power systems installation.
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Asia Shipping launches project cargo service and opens new offices

April 18 - April 18 - Asia Shipping Transportes Internacionais, a Brazilian company which specialises in freight forwarding for ocean and air transportation, is launching a project cargo service and has announced two new offices to celebrate its 15th anniversary.
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GAC and Ultramar Logistics join forces

April 15 - April 15 - GAC Energy & Marine Services LLC (GEMS) and Ultramar Logistics (U-LOG) have joined forces to offer integrated logistics solutions to the oil, gas and mining sectors.
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Dockwise sells Explorer

April 15 - April 15 - Dockwise Ltd says its sale of Explorer to an undisclosed buyer will optimise the composition of the company's fleet. The undisclosed buyer had earlier bought Dockwise's MV Enterprise.
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Damco appoints global marketing head

April 7 - April 7 - Third party logistics provider Damco has appointed Christian Bech Hoengaard as global head of marketing at Damco International, based at corporate headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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"K" Line completes SAL Group takeover

April 4 - April 4 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd ("K" Line), which has had a 50 percent stake in Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land GmbH (SAL Group) since 2007 has agreed to purchase the remaining shares in the SAL Group at the end of June 2011.
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Drewry analyses MPV prospects as industry emerges from gloom thumbnail image

Drewry analyses MPV prospects as industry emerges from gloom

April 4 - April 4 - Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Market Review & Forecast details the state of the multipurpose (MPV) fleet, the demand for the cargo space on those ships and the outlook for the markets they trade in. Project carriers and h
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REpower sells logistics subsidiary

April 1 - April 1 - REpower Systems AG has sold the assets of its logistics subsidiary Windenergie Logistik GmbH (WEL) to Universal Windkraft Logistik GmbH.
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Sri Lankan peace dividend pays off with creation of Projects FPS thumbnail image

Sri Lankan peace dividend pays off with creation of Projects FPS

April 1 - April 1 - The ending of Sri Lanka's 30-year ethnic war in May 2009 has created an atmosphere so welcoming to infrastructure investments that FPS Sri Lanka, which has gained an unrivalled profile and reputation as a first-class member of the Famous Pacific
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PL Shipping & Logistics is now M+R Logistics (India) thumbnail image

PL Shipping & Logistics is now M+R Logistics (India)

April 1 - April 1 - With the takeover of its Indian agent PL Shipping & Logistics Pvt. Ltd. in September 2010, Swiss based M+R Spedag Group created a strong position in the Indian logistics market.
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Dutch arbitrators rule against Fairstar

April 1 - April 1 - The final chapter in the long-running dispute between Fairmount Marine and Fairstar Heavy Transport would appear to have been written following yesterday's ruling by The Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) rejecting Fairstar's 2008 claim tha
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