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Business News from December 2011

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WWPC names Manica Logistics for Namibia

December 30 - December 30 - Manica Logistics, part of the Manica Group in Namibia, has been appointed as an exclusive member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) writes Charlotte Matheson.
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Antwerp increases port dues for 2012

December 23 - December 23 - The Port of Antwerp is to increase its port dues by 2 percent in 2012, the first adjustment in three years.
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Logitrans 2011 exhibition exceeds expectations in Istanbul

December 21 - December 21 - The fifth transport logistics exhibition, Logitrans held this month in Istanbul, has exceeded the expectations of its organisers, with more than 12,000 visitors, which represented an increase of 37 percent over 2010.
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ABP establishes new funding platform

December 20 - December 20 - In the UK, Associated British Ports (ABP) has established a new funding platform to enable it to access a variety of funding markets over time. ABP has raised GBP2.36 billion (USD3.67 billion) of senior bank and bond debt to refinance the pr
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PPG now has Central America covered with Aimar Group

December 20 - December 20 - Heavy lift freight forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, says it now has a one-stop expert business contact servicing Central America following the appointment of Aimar Group as a new member.
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Wiesbauer adds Liebherr crane

December 19 - December 19 - German crane and heavy haulage company, Wiesbauer, has taken delivery of a 750 tonne Liebherr LR 1750 crawler crane.
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Shipping confidence picks up despite eurozone fears

December 16 - December 16 - Overall confidence levels and the likelihood of major new investments in the shipping industry in the next 12 months picked up marginally in the quarter ended November 2011, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from accountant
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Logwin goes for growth in China

December 15 - December 15 - The global logistics service provider Logwin is expanding its operational network in China.
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Noatum names new commercial director

December 14 - December 14 - Kim Gadegaard has been appointed new commercial director for Noatum Terminals, one of Spain's leading maritime terminal and port operation services companies.
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US Naval Attach

December 14 - December 14 - During a call at the Port of Rostock, Intermarine's US-flagged heavy lift ship Ocean Titan was visited by Capt. William H. Suggs, United States Naval Attach
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Doug Tilden joins Brookfield Ports Team

December 12 - December 12 - Brookfield Infrastructure Group has announced that Doug Tilden (pictured below), former chief executive officer of Marine Terminals Corp, has joined the company as senior consultant for its ports business.
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African trade ministers highlight lack of infrastructure investment

December 7 - December 7 - A meeting of trade ministers from African Union (AU) members held in Ghana has been told of the importance of spending more time and investment in major and strategic infrastructure-oriented agreements that boost long-term prospects for the c
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Port of Hamburg opens office in Mumbai to strengthen ties

December 6 - December 6 - Project cargo and heavy lift traffic between one of the BRIC quartet of expanding economies and Europe's main manufacturing countries have been boosted by the opening of a new representative office by the port of Hamburg in Mumbai At the same
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TBS International secures breathing space from creditors

December 5 - December 5 - TBS International, the global heavylift multipurpose tweendeckers and handysize/handymax bulk carrier operator, has been handed a two-month breathing space by its creditors into the New Year.
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Noatum Ports open new offices in Valencia

December 5 - December 5 - Noatum Ports, the largest maritime terminal operator in Spain, has celebrated the opening of new offices in Valencia, Spain, in a landmark local building.
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WWPC names one; CEE names another

December 1 - December 1 - Founded in Copenhagen in 1975, Airland Logistics A/S and its project division, Airland Project A/S has been appointed as the exclusive member for Denmark for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC).
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