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Business News from June 2011

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New ship deal for NSCSA

June 29 - June 29 - The National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia has signed a 'murabaha' financing agreement with the Saudi British Bank (SABB) and the National Commercial Bank for SR822.6 million (USD219.3 million) that will finance 80 percent of the cost to construc
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Painting a better environment at Liebherr

June 28 - June 28 - A new painting system has been put into operation at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen which the company considers sets new standards "with regard to environmental friendliness and efficiency."
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Steel fabricators invest in Shuttlelift product

June 23 - June 23 - Plains Fabrication & Supply, a steel fabrication company based in Alberta, Canada, which produces heaters, separators, pressure vessels, skid packages, and other custom fabrication items has purchased a Shuttlelift SL 75II to increase productivi
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Demag Cranes' board recommends latest Terex offer

June 22 - June 22 - The management and supervisory boards of Demag Cranes AG has recommended that its shareholders accept a revised takeover offer from Terex Corporation that includes an increased share price offer and safeguards employee jobs, existing sites and D
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Rickmers-Linie rings the changes in North America

June 16 - June 16 - Jerry Nagel has been appointed chairman of the board of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc where he will continue to participate and contribute with his experience to the activities of Rickmers Group in North America.
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WWPC names new member for Czech Republic and Slovakia

June 15 - June 15 - With immediate effect, LS International Cargo GmbH organizacni slozka Melnik, based in the Czech Republic, has been appointed as the exclusive Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member in that country and in Slovakia.
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Sarens remains tight-lipped on investment rumours

June 10 - June 10 - The Sarens Group, one of the world's leading multifunction heavy lift and transport companies, remains tight-lipped over recent reports in the Belgian media which suggest that it could be a potential target for investment groups.
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Agility Project Logistics' Griffin to retire

June 10 - June 10 - Tom Griffin, president and CEO of Agility Project Logistics, plans to retire from Agility from this position within the coming year, and has been named chairman of Agility Project Logistics.
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Qatar Airways buys into Cargolux

June 9 - June 9 - Cargolux has entered into a strategic partnership with Doha-based Qatar Airways. The deal includes the acquisition by Qatar Airways of a 35 percent stake in Cargolux and a commercial cooperation.
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A2SEA in world first offshore installation

June 8 - June 8 - With five successful offshore wind projects under its belt, Vattenfall UK turned to Danish offshore wind installation business A2SEA to install the world's largest offshore turbines, R5, at Ormonde, 10vkm off the UK coast at Barrow-in-Furness.
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Staffing agency points to potential future staff shortages

June 7 - June 7 - An employment and staffing agency that specialises in supplying hoisting and lifting, heavy lift and specialised transport personnel has passed its third anniversary and noted continuing industry trends that could lead to staff shortages in the n
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Austral Asia Line sets up Projects and Tramp Shipping Division

June 6 - June 6 - Austral Asia Line (AAL) has established a dedicated Project and Tramp Shipping division, based at its head office in Singapore, and engaged a team of four project shipping, chartering and heavy lift cargo specialists, headed by Namir Khanbabi who
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WWL appoints India MD

June 2 - June 2 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has appointed Gur Prasad Kohli as managing director for India.
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Terra firma provides business for Plate Logistics

June 2 - June 2 - Buenos Aires-based project forwarder Plate Logistics has undertaken a number of contracts that highlight the importance of underground exploration to the project cargo sector.
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