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Coscol confirms shipping pool expansion ambitions

December 28 - December 28 - Cosco Shipping (Coscol) has confirmed that it is seeking to expand the pool of specialist semi-submersible vessels created earlier this year by adding ships from mainland Chinese or non-Chinese shipping companies.
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Crowley announces management changes

December 28 - December 28 - Jacksonville-headquartered Crowley Maritime Corporation has announced more organisational changes within its shipping and logistics team.
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Combi Lift strengthens Australian team

December 28 - December 28 - Denmark-headquartered specialist project cargo shipping line Combi Lift has appointed Eike Hemp as operations manager within its Australia team.
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Panalpina expects goodwill impairment

December 28 - December 28 - Due to the loss of a major customer in Norway, Switzerland-headquartered forwarder Panalpina has reviewed the goodwill position relating to its acquisition of Norwegian company Grieg Logistics in 2011.
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The Friday Flyer

December 21 - December 21 - Well, the Mayan day of apocalypse has arrived and so far, it appears to be passing over peacefully, meaning HLPFI staff will waste no time in getting out the tea and cake (nothing stronger) to mark the fact that the world is still here.
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Boskalis Dockwise takeover update

December 21 - December 21 - Royal Boskalis Westminster has made a further voluntary all-cash offer of EUR18.5 per share for the issued and outstanding shares in Dutch shipping line, Dockwise.
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THE FRIDAY FLYER - DECEMBER 14TH 2012

December 14 - As 2012 draws to its close, HLPFI staff and Friday Flyer readers around the world are wondering what 2013 will bring in the business of heavy lift and project cargo.
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Peel Ports secures refinancing deal

December 14 - December 14 - UK port group, Peel Ports has successfully completed a GBP1.6 billion refinancing deal in order to fund its future growth plans.
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Clipper Steel Services celebrates its 20th anniversary

December 14 - December 14 - Since it was formed In November 1992, Clipper Steel Services has made more than 800 voyages and says that 2012 will be a record year with more than 70 sailings from Europe to USA/Mexico.
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USD420 million contract for Keppel in Mexico

December 13 - December 13 - Marine manufacturer Keppel FELS - a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited - has won a USD420 million contract to build two KFELS B Class jackup rigs for PEMEX Exploracion y Produccion, a subsidiary of Mexico's national oil company P
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STX Pan Ocean stake up for grabs?

December 13 - December 13 - According to reports on the Bloomberg website, South Korea's STX Group is considering the sale of its shareholding in STX Pan Ocean Co, South Korea's largest dry bulk ship operator, as part of a scheme to raise finance via asset sales to red
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COSCOL confirms price paid for Guangzhou Ocean Shipping

December 12 - December 12 - Further to our report from earlier this week, COSCO Shipping Company (COSCOL) has advised that its acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Guangzhou Ocean Shipping from China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company on December 5, was completed wi
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COSCOL confirms price paid for Guangzhou Ocean Shipping

December 12 - December 12 - Further to our report from earlier this week, COSCO Shipping Company (COSCOL) has advised that its acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Guangzhou Ocean Shipping from China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company on December 5, was completed wi
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Cosco Shipping confirms acquisition plans

December 11 - December 11 - COSCO Shipping Company (COSCOL) has confirmed that it plans to acquire full equity of Guangzhou Ocean Shipping from COSCO Group.
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The Friday Flyer

November 30 - November 30 - Staff in HLPFI's London office awoke this morning to the first sub-temperatures of Winter and a malfunctioning office heating system. Typing in an overcoat and mittens is no fun, but the author of this week's Friday Flyer delivers a neat sna
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Boskalis offer undervalues Dockwise, says Board

November 30 - November 30 - Some 25 percent of Dockwise shareholders are dissatisfied with the price offered by Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) earlier this week, says the company that has gone from diner to dinner.
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Discovery Air adds duo to management team

November 30 - November 30 - Discovery Air, the Canadian-headquartered aviation services provider, has announced two new appointments to its management team.
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Port of Corpus Christi promotes Frank Brogan to managing director

November 29 - November 29 - The Port of Corpus Christi - the fifth-largest port in the United States - has announced that Frank Brogan, former deputy port director - engineering, finance and administration services, has been installed as managing director, effective im
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ETAL invests in fleet expansion

November 29 - November 29 - Egyptian Transportation and Logistics (ETAL), a subsidiary of Egytrans, has recently doubled its fleet with the acquisition of a new Scheuerle hydraulic low-bed with 40 axles, three MAN tractors and two Scheuerle turn tables.
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UKMPG chairman damns red tape

November 28 - November 28 - In a speech made last week, UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) group chairman and Forth Ports CEO, Charles Hammond, criticised excessive regulation that has been imposed on the industryfrom the UK and the European Union.
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Agility achieves AEO-F status in Hungary

November 26 - November 26 - Agility, the Kuwait-headquartered logistics services providers, has been achieved Authorized Economic Operator full (AEO-F) status in Hungary.
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The Friday Flyer

November 23 - November 23 - It's Friday afternoon in a windswept London and so it must be time for this week's edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, delivering a neat snapshot of news from the last week for your to enjoy with your afternoon tea and slice of cake - lemon dri
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GAC supports Burundi exploration logistics

November 23 - November 23 - GAC UK & GAC-Seaforth have overcome challenges to complete the successful delivery of a complex collection of cargo to Lake Tanganyika, Burundi, to support explorations by Surestream Petroleum (UK).
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APM Terminals reveals Nigerian mega-port proposal

November 23 - November 23 - APM Terminals and a number of consortium partners, has revealed plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria's Lagos State, some 55 km west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Ex
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Cargotec makes staff cuts

November 22 - November 22 - Equipment manufacturer Cargotec has made 33 of its staff in Finland redundant. In addition, 72 people will be made redundant in global support functions and other areas.
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Logwin grows in China

November 22 - November 22 - Luxembourg headquartered global logistics services provider Logwin is continuing to expand its network of locations in China, with the opening of new sales offices in the industrial city of Wuhan in Central China as well as in Zhongshan in t
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UK P&I Club welcomes S&P upgrade

November 21 - November 21 - The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda), generally known as the UK P&I Club, has welcomed an improvement of its Standard and Poor's (S&P) rating from 'Stable' to 'Positive'.
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Baltimore improves on last year

November 21 - November 21 - Business remained strong for the Port of Baltimore through the third quarter of 2012, ahead of last year's pace in several cargo categories.
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Maersk plans to back off shipping

November 20 - November 20 - The UK based Financial Times newspaper has reported that Danish oil and shipping group AP Moller-Maersk will not invest significantly in its shipping business over the next five years and will focus on its oil, drilling rigs and ports.
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Mississippi closures threatened

November 20 - November 20 - The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the US tugboat and barge industry, is calling on Congress to address a developing situation on the Mississippi which could effectively bring commerce on the
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Tribble named ceo at Cordstrap

November 20 - November 20 - Cordstrap, which specialises in cargo securing systems, has appointed Brad Tribble as the new ceo of the company.
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Agility appoints road freight director, Europe

November 19 - November 19 - Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Claus Duval as road freight regional director for Europe. Based in Agility's Basel, Switzerland office, Duval will be responsible for leading the development of the company's Europe
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The Friday Flyer

November 16 - November 16 - It's time again for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
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GAC Pindar joins TNL in Australasia

November 16 - November 16 - GAC Pindar has announced a new venture with global freight forwarder TNL International, to offer specialist marine leisure logistics services to the growing Australasian market.
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Chapman strengthens Moscow team

November 16 - November 16 - Global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn has strengthened its position in the Russian market with two new senior managerial appointments.
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Boskalis raises earnings outlook

November 16 - November 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, a leading global services provider operating in the marine services area and providing heavy lift services through its SMIT subsidiary has reported a good third quarter to 2012.
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Dockwise to appeal court ruling

November 16 - November 16 - Dockwise, the Netherlands-based marine transport company, has confirmed that it is appealing against its recent loss of a court case brought against the ex-ceo of Fairstar Heavy Transport, Philip Adkins, which sought to gain access to the la
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Project Professionals Group enrolls Stella Group

November 16 - November 16 - Project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG), has appointed Stella Group as its new Project Support member for Finland, the Baltics and Russia.
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Agility posts strong increase

November 14 - November 14 - Global logistics provider Agility reports a net profit of KWD9.75 million (USD3.5 million) for the third quarter of 2012. Compared to a net profit of KWD8.05 million (USD2.9 million) in the same quarter of 2011, this is an increase of 21 per
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NEO opens in Turkey

November 13 - November 13 - NEO Air Charter - the European member of the Global Charter Alliance - has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey, headed by Mrs Ahu Ozturk (pictured below), as sales manager - Turkey.
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Toll promotes Partridge

November 12 - November 12 - Logistics giant Toll Global Forwarding (TGF) has promoted Geoff Partridge to the post of managing director of its South African operation.
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Damco reports continued growth

November 12 - November 12 - Damco reports revenue growth of 11 percent in the first nine months of 2012, compared to the same period last year.
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ABP announces new chief executive

November 12 - November 12 - In the UK, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced that, after completing six years at the helm, chief executive Peter Jones has said that he will retire at the end of March 2013. He will be succeeded by James Cooper, who has served as
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Borusan Logistics acquires Balnak Lojistik

November 12 - November 12 - According to a statement issued by Borusan Logistics, it has agreed a deal to acquire Balnak Lojistik, and says this will create Turkey's leading logistics service provider in terms of staff numbers and revenues.
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The Friday Flyer

November 9 - November 9 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments and asides from the editorial team.
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Heavy lift earnings boost Tiong Woon result

November 9 - November 9 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation Holding has posted results for its fiscal 2013 first quarter ended September 30, 2012 showing a net profit of SGD4.1 million (USD3.3 million), up fourfold from SGD1 million (USD816, 000) it achieved in t
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GAC names new president

November 9 - November 9 - Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has appointed Bengt Ekstrand as its new group president.
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Donche-Gay to head new Bureau Veritas division

November 8 - November 8 - Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has restructured its marine and offshore activities following the retirement of Bernard Anne from his position as executive vice president and managing director of the Marine divisio
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Skeptical outlook from HSH Nordbank

November 8 - November 8 - The continuing euro sovereign debt crisis and the general economic downturn in the maritime freight sector has prompted German bank HSH Nordbank to state that it needs much higher provisions for losses on its shipping loans.
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DHL holds 'solid' in volatile environment

November 8 - November 8 - Releasing financial figures for the third quarter of 2012 Frank Appel, ceo of logistics services giant Deutsche Post DHL, commented that despite challenging market conditions, the group delivered "a solid performance in the third quarter and
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Heavy lift helicopters for the Amazon

November 7 - November 7 - Portland, USA based Erickson Air-Crane, a leading operator and the manufacturer of the powerful Erickson S-64 Aircrane heavy lift helicopter, is set to acquire 14 helicopters and associated personnel and assets from HRT Participacoes em Petro
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US ports brace for second storm

November 7 - November 7 - Authorities working to restore port activity in New York and New Jersey after HurricaneSandy are bracing themselves for a further storm this week which could hamper restoration efforts.
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IAG Cargo targets forwarders through GLN

November 5 - November 5 - IAG Cargo, the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Global Logistics Network (GLN), a US headquartered network of 421 small and mediu
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The Friday Flyer

November 2 - November 2 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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PSP opens in Cowes

November 2 - November 2 - Southampton, UK-based marine forwarder PSP Worldwide Logistics has opened a branch on the Isle of Wight, the company's third office in the UK.
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Liebherr continues on high level in Latin America

November 2 - November 2 - The on-going economic development in Latin America is still driving the demand for advanced cargo handling equipment, says Europe based crane manufacturer Liebherr.
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PPG 2013 conference venue is Le Havre

November 2 - November 2 - The Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie (CCI) in the French port of Le Havre, will host the sixth annual Project Professionals Group (PPG) annual conference from May 20-22, 2013.
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Drewry counsels prudence

November 1 - November 1 - Supply chain advisors Drewry says there has been remarkable turnaround in fortunes that has seen the shipping industry fight back from a huge first quarter loss to a tidy profit in the second quarter.
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Dockwise opts to build Type 1 White Marlin

November 1 - November 1 - Breda, the Netherlands based Dockwise subsidiary Fairstar Heavy Transport has commissioned a new USD150million Type 1 vessel to be named White Marlin. With delivery scheduled in the fourth quarter 2014, the newbuild's capacity and capabilitie
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Safmarine forum on sustainable solutions

November 1 - November 1 - Shipping line Safmarine has successfully introduced a new forum aimed at assisting its customers in finding solutions to business-critical challenges.
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Farcont opens project cargo department

October 30 - October 30 - Earlier this year, in response to market demands and increased shipping volumes, Ukrainian forwarding company, Farcont Ltd, set up a separate department and profit centre for its project cargo activities.
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Vessel operating costs set to rise

October 29 - October 29 - The costs involved in operating a vessel are expected to rise by 3 percent in both 2012 and 2013 according to a new survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens.
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The Friday Flyer

October 26 - October 26 - And so, it's time for another edition of HLPFI's Friday Flyer, giving you a round-up of news from the last week, together with a few comments from the editorial team.
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Harbor Freight joins CEE network

October 26 - October 26 - Harbor Freight Transport Corp, a full service warehouse operator inside the Port of New York, USA has been appointed a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in the crane, haul, pack, rig, and skid, service categories.
Views: 527
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Nautilus names new coo

October 25 - October 25 - Wilmington, California, USA based Nautilus International Holding has Michael F Giove as its chief operating officer, effective October 29, 2012.
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Lombard takes over as ceo at Geodis

October 24 - October 24 - SNCF Geodis, the department of the French rail company responsible for freight transportation and logistics, has named Marie-Christine Lombard as chief executive officer of Geodis, effective from today (October 24, 2012).
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P+S Werft workers offered transfer platform

October 23 - October 23 - A transfer company is being set up for all 1,750 employees of insolvent German shipbuilder P+S Werften?by the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, representatives of the works council at P+S Werften, and IG Metall, the dominant metal worke
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The Friday Flyer

October 19 - October 19 - As another working week draws to a close, HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team, drops into your in-box.
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Port of Vancouver USA secures development grant

October 18 - October 18 - The Port of Vancouver USA has securedUSD5.7 million in grant funding that will be used to develop 58 acres of the port's Centennial Industrial Park.
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AVIC nets Deltamarin

October 18 - October 18 - AVIC International Investments has signed an agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in Finland based consultancy, ship design and marine engineering company Deltamarin.
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A2SEA appointment

October 17 - October 17 - Offshore wind installation and service solutions provider A2SEA has appointed Sascha Wiesner as regional manager for Germany, to replace Martin Huss, who has just taken over a new position as chief strategy officer of A2SEA (as reported in HL
Views: 357
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Outgrow paper, GACAG tells WCO members

October 16 - October 16 - Members of the World Customs Organization (WCO) should embrace and implement the principles of the Revised Kyoto Convention and shift from a dependency on paper documents to a full e-Customs environment, says the Global Air Cargo Advisory Gro
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PPG adds Townley in Australia

October 16 - October 16 - Project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has appointed Townley Group International its new member for Australia.
Views: 393
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Cuxhaven opens new heavy-duty berth

October 15 - October 15 - Following a EUR65 million (USD839.8 million) investment, a second offshore port terminal has been opened in Cuxhaven, Germany.
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The Friday Flyer

October 12 - October 12 - With HLPFI staff returning from the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and Houston's Breakbulk America event, it's all hands now back on deck at the office. Tales of joint ventures, takeovers and mergers throughout the industry have dominated this we
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Damco acquires Pacific Network Global Logistics

October 12 - October 12 - Damco is set to acquire PacNet, a leading freight forwarder in China and Australia, with almost 400 employees and a turnover of USD180 million in its last financial year (2011), as well as offices in Italy, India, the UK and the USA.
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Shipping boss ponders on industry prospects

October 11 - October 11 - In a keynote address to delegates of the 2012 Breakbulk Americas conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on October 10, 2012, Ron Widdows, CEO of Germany-based Rickmers-Linie, queried when there would be an economic pic
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Cardinal Maritime restructures ownership

October 10 - October 10 - Manchester, UK-based freight logistics provider, Cardinal Maritime Group, has completed a deal with founder Brian Hay that has delivered control of the business to the management team.
Views: 489
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Great Yarmouth targets offshore energy industry

October 10 - October 10 - In the UK, the management of Great Yarmouth outer harbour say that it is taking steps to make it more attractive as a base for the offshore energy industry.
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International Chamber of Shipping welcomes IMO comments

October 8 - October 8 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which claims to represent over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, has welcomed the acknowledgment by governments at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that there will be significant
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The Friday Flyer

October 5 - October 5 - With three members of HLPFI staff at the Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta and two others heading to Houston for next week's Breakbulk America's event, it's been a little like the Marie Celeste in our head office this week.The news that Turkey, a key
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Boeing sees cargo growth

October 3 - October 3 - According to the latest update to its biennial forecast for the air cargo industry - the Boeing World Air Cargo Forecast 2012/13 - the global air cargo market will expand at a 5.2 percent rate annually over thenext 20 years, driven by a world
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Panalpina opens for business in Jaipur

September 30 - September 30 - Panalpina has opened in Jaipur, India and says that its new branch office is expected to play an important role in the company's global growth strategy.
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Upgraded shipping service will help boost African trade

September 30 - September 30 - Safmarine says the addition of Beira and an eastbound Toamasina call on its weekly shipping service between Southern Africa and Asia (the Safari 3 service)will help boost trade between southern Africa and Asia.
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Dockwise notes benefits of Fairstar acquisition

August 15 - August 15 - Headquartered at Breda, in the Netherlands, heavy marine transportation specialist Dockwise has posted revenues of USD216 million for the half-year period ended June 30, 2012, compared to USD198 million in the first half of the previous fiscal
Views: 399
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Dockwise notes benefits of Fairstar acquisition

August 15 - August 15 - Headquartered at Breda, in the Netherlands, heavy marine transportation specialist Dockwise has posted revenues of USD216 million for the half-year period ended June 30, 2012, compared to USD198 million in the first half of the previous fiscal
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Intermarine and Scan-Trans merger

August 15 - August 15 - Denmark's Scan-Trans Holding A/S and the US-based Intermarine, LLC are merging their operations under the Intermarine brand name.
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DSV posts record first-half result

August 14 - August 14 - Multimodal global logistics services provider DSV has continued the positive trend seen in the first quarter of this year by posting the best-ever half-year result in the history of the group for the first six months of 2012.
Views: 388
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Cranes and Equipment Asia joins CEE in Thailand

August 13 - August 13 - Operating cranes, heavy duty trailers and equipment to rig and skid heavy items, the Laem Chabang-based company Cranes and Equipment Asia Co Ltd has been appointed a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) with immediate effect.
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Boats fly with Volga-Dnepr

August 13 - August 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered two Mangust patrol boats from Moscow to Vladivostok to help maintain security during the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit being held in the Russian city next month.
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Famous five for ACL

August 13 - August 13 - After months of speculation, Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has confirmed plans to build five combination ro-ro / container carriers (Conro).
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Della Shaw wins the CubeMasterTM challenge

August 7 - June 7 - Della Shaw, from UK logistics company, Wincanton became the CubeMaster champion after winning the "Take the CubeMaster Challenge" at the recent Multimodal 2012 Exhibition.
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BBC Chartering opens office in Antwerp

August 1 - August 01 - German multipurpose and heavy lift operator BBC Chartering has opened a new commercial office in Antwerp, Belgium, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
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Indian coastal shipping - off limits for foreign operators?

August 1 - November 27 - Reports in the Indian shipping media suggest that the Indian Ministry of Shipping is considering a proposal to prevent foreign-flagged ships and foreign-owned vessels from operating in the Indian coastal trade.
Views: 381
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UTC Overseas is Baku-bound

July 31 - July 31 - UTC Overseas has opened up in Baku, Azerbaijan, where its new office will be managed by Elnur Mammadov who has served as UTC's Azerbaijan-region field representative since July 2010.
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ICS seeks crucial changes to IMO ballast water regime

July 30 - July 30 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents all sectors and trades and over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, has called on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to address some critical issues concerning the immi
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Peter Dohle appoints agent

July 30 - July 30 - Effective August 1, Peter Doehle Schiffahrts will be represented in Singapore by Orient Project Shipping, as its exclusive commercial agent for all the ASEAN nations, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 478
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John Good Shipping gears up for growth

July 30 - July 30 - Appointments at Hull, UK-based John Good Group are set to strengthen the business as it seeks to further expand its existing activities and gear up for future growth.
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The Friday Flyer

July 27 - July 27 - Welcome to the Friday Flyer, bringing you a round-up of news from the heavy lift and project forwarding sector which has caught the eyes of the editorial team over the last week.
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Cargolux says goodbye to President and CEO

July 27 - July 27 - Cargolux today announced that Frank Reimen has tendered his resignation as President and CEO following his appointment as High Commissioner for National Protection by the Luxembourg Government.
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Global Cargo Line joins PCN

July 26 - July 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomes Global Cargo Line as a representative in the Lebanon.
Views: 433
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AAI+PEERS Inc joins PCN

July 23 - July 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) welcomes their first representative in the Philippines, AAI+PEERS INC.
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The Friday Flyer

July 20 - July 20 - Welcome to the Friday Flyer, bringing you a round-up of news from the heavy lift and project forwarding sector which has caught the eyes of the editorial team over the last week.
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Lower steel volumes take their toll at Antwerp

July 20 - July 20 - The port of Antwerp handled almost 94 million tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, a drop of 2.1 percent compared with the same period last year, due mainly to the Belgian Refining Corporation (BRC) suspending its activiti
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Questions raised over Fairstar's fifth semi-sub

July 19 - July 19 - Whilst the battle for ownership of Fairstar Heavy Transport was effectively concluded earlier this week, the intrigue surrounding Dockwise's hostile takeover goes.
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FIATA to present forwarders' perspective at TIACA's Air Cargo Forum

July 18 - September 3 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has accepted an invitation from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) to give a forwarders' perspective on logistics and supply chain issues at TIACA's 25th In
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July 17 - July 16 - ASCO has acquired the remaining 50 percent stake in Scrabster Port Services in Northern Scotland - enhancing its North Sea service offering, particularly in the West of Shetland, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
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Dockwise urges Fairstar EGM

July 5 - July 5 - Having increased its control over the outstanding shares in Fairstar Heavy Transport (Fairstar) to 93.63 percent, through its wholly owned subsidiary Dockwise White Marlin bv, Dockwise has applied to a Dutch court for authority to convene an extr
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Sochi cargo port development completed

July 4 - July 4 - Basic Element Group, a diversified business group from Russia, has completed construction of the Imeretinskiy cargo port in Sochi in a investment of more than USD200 million.
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Agility extends Gorgon business

July 3 - July 3 - Agility has a new scope of work to support the Gorgon natural gas project in Western Australia, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 416
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Peel Ports seeks Vestas replacement at Sheerness

July 3 - July 3 - Peel Ports Group, owner of the UK's Port of Sheerness, has moved quickly to pledge a major effort in securing a replacement for Vestas, following the latter's decision not to take up the option to locate a major wind turbine manufacturing facilit
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Dockwise gets closer to complete control of Fairstar

July 2 - July 2 - Dockwise has announced that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dockwise White Marlin bv, it now controls 80.4 percent of the outstanding shares of Fairstar Heavy Transport, having bought shares over the weekend from various shareholders includi
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Fifth IL-76TD-90VD freighter for Volga-Dnepr

July 2 - July 2 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has added a fifth new IL-76TD-90VD cargo aircraft to its fleet. The modernised 50 tonnes capacity freighter performed its first commercial flight last month.
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Fairstar Heavy Transport names CFO

June 28 - June 28 - Fairstar Heavy Transport have appoint Ingmar den Blanken as chief financial officer, succeeding Mark de Haas in the role.
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Air Partner helps eagles soar

June 27 - June 27 - They were neither high, wide, nor heavy, but a recent project shipment by Air Partner, saw the air charter broker work with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland to fly a very different kind of important cargo; live sea e
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Rostocker Korrosionsschutz invests in Liebherr crane

June 27 - June 27 - A 500 tonne Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 is the fourth new Liebherr mobile crane that corrosion protection company, Rostocker Korrosionsschutz, based in Rostock, Germany, has purchased in just two years.
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Van der Vlist gains AEO status

June 26 - June 26 - The Van der Vlist Transport Group is now an approved Authorised Economic Operator (AEO), adding to its portfolio of quality management systems, including ISO 9001:2008, 140001, AQAP 2120, OHSAS 18001 and ISPS.
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NEO appoints Dutch sales agent

June 26 - June 26 - NEO Air Charter, the recently-launched broker, and co-founder of the Global Charter Alliance - has appointed Active Airline Representatives as its sales agent covering the Netherlands.
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Vestas takes the wind out of Sheerness

June 25 - June 25 - In the UK, the Port of Sheerness and Vestas have jointly announced that further development of a Vestas facility at the port will not proceed at this stage.
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Summa Group to take controlling stake in FESCO

June 22 - June 22 - Russia's Summa Group is purchasing a 56 percent stake in Far Eastern Shipping Company, OJSC (part of the FESCO Group) from the Industrial Investors Company.
Views: 458
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DSV names new UK MD

June 22 - June 22 - DSV Air & Sea Limited has appointed Michael Hansen as its new managing director.
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Changes at the top for Intermarine

June 22 - June 22 - Alfred (Al) JV Stanley has joined Intermarine; replacing Andre Grikitis as president and chief executive officer, who will now assume the role of operating chairman.
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DB Schenker achieves Cargo 2000 Platinum status

June 20 - June 20 - Cargo 2000, the air cargo industry quality standard, has announced that DB Schenker Logistics has reached Platinum membership, one of only two logistics providers and five carriers in the world having reached this classification.
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Project Cargo Network adds three

June 20 - June 20 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has unveiled its first member in Ghana and Peru, and welcomed a third member in Qatar.
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding buys stake in NorSea Group

June 19 - June 19 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding Invest AS (WWHI), a fully owned subsidiary of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH), has signed an agreement to acquire 35.4 percent of the shares in NorSea Group AS (NSG).
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Big news from TOC Europe

June 18 - June 18 - An exhibition is always a good opportunity for making a significant announcement and that was certainly the case at last week's TOC Europe exhibition in Antwerp.
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SASCO set to call at the port of Everett

June 15 - June 15 - From July, Sakhalin Shipping Company (SASCO) will begin service from the Port of Everett to support the mining industry in the Russian Arctic.
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PCN goes Bati in Afghanistan

June 15 - June 15 - The Project Cargo Network has completed its representation in Afghanistan with the approval of Bati Shipping and Trading as a member.
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PCN adds member in Chile

June 14 - June 14 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Integral Chile SA as its second member in Chile.
Views: 570
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Maersk Illinois makes historic call in Milwaukee

June 13 - June 13 - Cargo ships are a common sight at the Port of Milwaukee, but the arrival of the Maersk Illinois recently stood out amongst the port's typical marine traffic as the ship, a US-flag multipurpose vessel with heavy lift cranes, became the first Amer
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Dockwise reminds investors of mandatory offer deadline

June 12 - June 12 - In the latest installment of the proposed Dockwise takeover of rival Fairstar Heavy Transport, the former has issued an alert remindng shareholders that the period for the former's Dockwise White Marlin unconditional mandatory offer for all the
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BDP adds project logistics capabilities in UK

June 12 - June 12 - US-based BDP International says it now offers customised logistics solutions that support construction, mining, power generation, chemical and other infrastructure projects through its office in Dartford, UK.
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Fagioli sells stake in none core subsidiary

June 11 - June 11 - KatoenNatie Group, a leading international logistic services provider, and Fagioli Finance Group, the Italian group operating in special transportation services (through Fagioli Group) and logistics services, (through InterportoRivaltaScrivia Sp
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Fagioli sells stake in none core subsidiary

June 11 - June 11 - KatoenNatie Group, a leading international logistic services provider, and Fagioli Finance Group, the Italian group operating in special transportation services (through Fagioli Group) and logistics services, (through InterportoRivaltaScrivia Sp
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World Bank Logistics report

June 8 - June 8 - The latest survey on the efficient global movement of goods by the World Bank suggests that high income economies are better at logistics efficiency.
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The Friday Flyer

June 8 - June 08 - Welcome to HLPFI's Friday Flyer, our round-up of news from the last few days, spiced up with a little anecdotal commentary from the editorial team.
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Care by Air delivers for Nepal

June 6 - June 6 - Ten groundbreaking humanitarian relief missions to Nepal have been successfully implemented by Care by Air, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) non-profit organisation charged with delivering transportation and logistics support for humanitarian cause
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Breakbulk under the spotlight in Africa

June 6 - June 6 - Following the success of the Breakbulk Europe event recently, the organisers are set to move to Africa with the Breakbulk Africa Congress which will take place from August 7-8, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Damen Shipyards unveils new tug type

June 4 - June 4 - A new tug suitable for offshore and deep sea heavy lift towage operations was unveiled by Damen Shipyards at the International Tug and Salvage Convention (ITS) in Barcelona, Spain.
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Fairstar takes delivery of Forte

June 1 - June 1 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has taken delivery of its latest new building, Forte, with the closing documentation completed to the satisfaction of Fairstar's bankers, classification society and the Dutch Flag State.
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China Leads growth in global wind power capacity

May 31 - May 31 - Global installed wind power capacity continued to grow in 2011, albeit at a slightly lower rate than in 2009 and 2010, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service.
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Geodis Wilson committed to growth

May 31 - May 31 - Describing the Industrial Projects division of Geodis Wilson as the 'smallest of the big players'; Philippe Somers, senior vice president of Geodis Wilson's Industrial Projects group, said that the company is making progress in bridging the gap o
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European bank funding running out for shipping lines

May 29 - May 29 - Traditional sources of bank business finance and capital in Europe are drying up for shipping lines in the face of global credit and austerity programmes, leading many to new sources of investment such as private equity funds.
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Panama Canal toll rises are unacceptable, say shipowners

May 28 - May 28 - Plans to increase toll charges for the Panama Canal are 'rushed, excessive and likely to cause further problems for shipping companies' given the fragile state of economic recovery, say shipowners.
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Broekman and Rotterdam invest in project cargoes

May 25 - May 25 - At this week's Breakbulk Europe event, the Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Broekman Group announced their intention to renovate and redesign the eastern section of the RDM site in the Waalhaven.
Views: 597
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Logwin celebrates 40 years in Asia

May 25 - May 25 - Celebrating 40 years in Asia, Logwin says it has experienced strong growth and today is operational in almost 60 locations in eleven Asian countries.
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Safmarine welcomes new WAFMAX vessel

May 22 - May 22 - Safmarine Chachai, a new 4,500 teu, Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containership, was delivered to Safmarine yesterday.
Views: 336
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New regional director for Braemar

May 17 - May 17 - Braemar Technical Services (Incorporating The Salvage Association) has appointed Graeme Temple to the role of regional director for its Far East region, with responsibility for strengthening the company's surveyor network in this important region
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Business as usual, says Fairstar

May 17 - May 17 - Facing a hostile and unwelcome takeover by heavy lift giant Dockwise, business at Fairstar might seem anything but usual.
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Agility name Jaeger as MD Area West, in Europe

May 16 - May 16 - Agility has appointed Patrick Jaeger as managing director of Area West in Europe, responsible for defining growth strategies and identifying development opportunities in Switzerland and France.
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AV Dawson's quay to success

May 16 - May 16 - Work is due to start on the second phase of the GBP10 million (USD15.9 million) development of AV Dawson's 60 acre site in Middlesbrough, UK, with the creation of a new deepwater quay.
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New crane expands lift capacity

May 15 - May 15 - The UK's AV Dawson has strengthened its lifting capacity by investing in a new EUR2 million (USD2.57 million) mobile harbour crane.
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Good first quarter for Wilh Wilhelmsen Holding

May 14 - May 14 - Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH) has delivered top line and profit growth lifted by historically high total income and operating profit in the shipping segment.
Views: 241
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MIQ Logistics awarded San Cristobal mining business

May 14 - May 14 - US-based, MIQ Logistics has won a multi-year service agreement with Minera San Cristobal for logistics activities supporting mining operations in the province of Nor Lipez, Bolivia.
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Fairstar Heavy Transport re-opens and continues AGM

May 14 - May 14 - Commenting on the decision to re-open and continue its AGM earlier today, Frits van Riet, chairman of the Fairstar Heavy Transport Supervisory Board, commented: "Fairstar reconvened the AGM with the intention of providing our shareholders with th
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Smit Marine Projects goes with Amarcon again

May 10 - May 10 - Smit Marine Projects has ordered Amarcon's OCTOPUS-Onboard software for the Taklift 7, having already installed the system on the Taklift 4 in 2010.
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Shipping agreement signed between EU and USA

May 7 - May 7 - Officials from the EU and the U.S.A have signed an agreement to mutually recognize each other's certified trusted traders (known shippers), a decision that will go into effect on July 1.
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Global Solar Council launches

May 7 - May 7 - Representatives of leading international companies in the solar photovoltaic industry have formed the Global Solar Council, a CEO-level industry coalition whose aim is to expand the global deployment of solar energy in a sustainable and cost-compe
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Panalpina attributes Q1 loss to anti-trust fines

May 7 - May 7 - Panalpina has reported a loss in the first quarter 2012 as it set aside provisions for EU and Swiss anti-trust fines, but remains confident of meeting full-year targets, according to an official statement from the company.
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5K Logistics completes furnace project

May 7 - May 7 - 5K Logistics was brought in to provide heavy machinery transport for a new convection furnace which was to be installed at the Westlake Chemical Corporation styrene plant in Sulphur, Louisiana, USA.
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Sarilar buys Terex crane

May 4 - May 4 - Turkish heavy lift and transport company Sarilar has ordered a 1,600 tonne Terex CC 8800-1 crawler crane from Terex Cranes distributor Das Otomotiv.
Views: 576
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Hansa Heavy Lift names chief commercial officer

May 2 - May 2 - Hansa Heavy Lift has appointed Joerg Roehl as its chief commercial officer responsible for the areas of global sales, strategic business development and marketing.
Views: 509
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Dockwise ups ownership in Fairstar to 28 percent

May 1 - May 1 - Further to our report from April 27, according to reports online, Dockwise Ltd - through its subsidiary Dockwise White Marlin - last week completed the acquisition of 19 percent of the shares in Fairstar Heavy Transport nv and has now waived the s
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Samskip acquires two containerships

May 1 - May 1 - Samskip, which offers services for breakbulk and project cargo on deck or on flat racks, within Europe as well as in Russia and Central Asia, has acquired two containerships, Arnarfell and Helgafell, both of which have been employed by the company
Views: 372
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Marshall aid for BDP International in Aberdeen

April 27 - April 27 - BDP International, a Philadelphia-based global logistics and transportation management firm, has significantly strengthened its presence in the UK market with the appointment of David Marshall, who has joined the firm as Aberdeen branch manager
Views: 529
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Strategic progress in Q1 for Dockwise

April 27 - April 27 - A Chinese-built 50,000 dwt semi-submersible self-propelled Type 2 heavy life vessel, 'Hai Yang Hi You 278', has been contracted to Tianjin, China-based Offshore Oil Engineering Co, Ltd. (COOEC) by ship management company Dockwise for a five-yea
Views: 390
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Fairstar postpones AGM as acrimony over Dockwise bid grows

April 27 - April 27 - The developing business storm between Fairstar Heavy Transport and Dockwise has continued with the suspension of Fairstar's AGM amid accusations that Dockwise's moves do not conform with rules governing takeovers of publicly listed companies in
Views: 474
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Steel and project cargo weakens at Antwerp in first quarter

April 26 - April 26 - The port of Antwerp handled 46.3 million tonnes of freight in the first three months of this year, down 2.2 percent on the same period in 2011. Breakbulk and project cargo saw 2.5 million tonnes handled, down 13.6 percent over the same period i
Views: 355
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NSCSA now Bahri

April 24 - April 24 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has responded to what it calls a 'tumultuous' marketplace by reinventing itself as Bahri.
Views: 426
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Port of Duqm handles first project cargo

April 24 - April 24 - Marking a new chapter in Oman's expanding maritime sector, the Port of Duqm has handled its first project cargo at its Commercial Quay.
Views: 454
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Fairstar rejects Dockwise take over bid

April 23 - April 23 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has received an unsolicited, conditional, offer from Dockwise to acquire Fairstar shares at a purchase price of NOK9.3 (USD1.6) per share.
Views: 344
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Jumbo trumpets order for second heavy lift ship

April 23 - April 23 - Jumbo Shipping has ordered a second K-class vessel, with an option on a third, to complement its existing fleet, and will upgrade the lifting capacity of the vessels from 1,300 to 1,500 tonnes, enabling tandem lifts of 3,000 tonnes.
Views: 512
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Moore Stephens says shipping is ill prepared for bank meetings

April 20 - April 20 - International accountancy firm and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has warned that some shipping companies are not adequately prepared to conduct successful negotiations with their banks which are likely to occur with increasing frequency.
Views: 522
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Willis Marine forecasts another difficult year

April 19 - April 19 - After an inauspicious start, 2012 could well be "another difficult and uncertain year for the maritime industry faced with the aftermath of the Costa Concordia, further problems in the euro zone, pirate attacks and increased sanctions," accordi
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TT Club underwriting performance holds fast despite challenges

April 17 - April 17 - The TT Club, a leading provider of insurance and related risk management services for the international transport and logistics industry, has announced an 8.5 percent growth in premium income, resulting from new business, increase in volumes an
Views: 483
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter extends sales reach in the USA

April 16 - April 16 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency GmbH has extended the contract which it signed with general sales agent, Platinum Air Cargo covering Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, almost a year ago, to cover additionally California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and
Views: 261
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Buy, buy, the Brazilian pie

April 12 - April 12 - Everybody, it seems, wants a piece of the Brazilian economic pie, and some who already have a small slice want a bit more, writes HLPFI's correspondent from the Intermodal South America event, Robert Ward.
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Record breaking Intermodal South America gets underway

April 11 - April 11 - The biggest ever edition of the Intermodal South America transport, logistics and trade show kicked off yesterday in Sao Paulo, Brazil and all the political big guns in the transport and port sectors were there in an unprecedented show of force
Views: 522
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Air Charter Service features in new 'Hot 100'

April 11 - April 11 - The Real Business Investec "Hot 100" list of fast growing private companies has featured Air Charter Service (ACS), an air chartering specialist with 16 offices worldwide, due to their increased sales growth over the past four years. ACS is one
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Faststream opens Perth office

April 10 - April 10 - International maritime, oil & gas and mining industry recruiter Faststream has opened an office in Perth, Australia, which will focus on filling positions for shipping companies, oil majors and mining companies active in the region.
Views: 414
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TransRussia on the horizon

April 8 - April 8 - TransRussia, the country's largest and most comprehensive transport, will take place on 26-29 April 2011 in Expocentre, Moscow's best known and most central exhibition venue.
Views: 436
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BDP adds second service centre in South Asia

April 4 - April 4 - BDP International has opened another Global Services Centre (GSC) in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The US-based, global logistics and transportation services firm opened its first such centre in Kuala Lumpur in March 2008.
Views: 469
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End of the line for Hartmann Asia RTW Line

April 4 - April 4 - HLPFI understands that Hartmann Asia RTW Line Pte Ltd has been placed into provisional liquidation with accountancy practice, Lau Chin Huat & Co of Singapore, appointed as the provisional liquidator of the company.
Views: 538
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BACA training day highlights complexities of international sanctions

April 3 - April 3 - It is not always easy for those involved in the air freight industry to recognise when they are breaking international sanctions rules, delegates to the Baltic Air Charter Association's latest training day were somewhat surprised to learn.
Views: 345
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Magnone takes the helm at Skelton Sherborne

March 30 - March 30 - Australia's largest freight forwarder of mining and construction equipment, Skelton Sherborne, has appointed Julie Magnone as chief executive officer (CEO).
Views: 575
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India's UGL to acquire LANS

March 30 - March 30 - India's Unique Global Logistics (UGL) is to acquire Mumbai-based LANS Projects Pvt Ltd in a bid to increase its share of the wind energy and oil and gas sectors.
Views: 380
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Rolitrans offers bridging solution

March 29 - March 29 - Rolitrans International has recently introduced the Rolitrans Heavy Lift Fly Over Bridge System (RFOBS) to expand its asset base and safe working practices, whilst aiming to introduce a universal transport solution, writes Charlotte Matheson.
Views: 565
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Drewry delivers latest review of multipurpose shipping market

March 28 - March 28 - Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Market Review & Forecast reports on the current state of the multipurpose fleet, the demand for the cargo space on those vessels and the outlook for the markets they trade in
Views: 496
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Rickmers names trio of new agents

March 27 - March 27 - Hamburg based heavy lift and project cargo transporter Rickmers-Linie is now serving Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with direct calls in Chittagong and Colombo, which has necessitated the appointment of new agents in the two countries.
Views: 565
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Third Boeing 747-8 Freighter for Cargolux

March 23 - March 23 - Cargolux has accepted its third Boeing 747-8 Freighter today and will fly the aircraft from Seattle to Luxembourg, where it joins a fleet currently consisting of Boeing 747 aircraft including nine 747-400F, three 747-400BCF and two 747-8F.
Views: 270
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China Navigation orders four handysize bulk carriers

March 20 - March 20 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep seashipping arm of the Swire group, has placed a order for four B.Delta37 handysize bulk carrier ships of 39,500 dwt each at Chengxi Shipyard Co. Ltd, Jiangyin, China, to be delivered betwee
Views: 571
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ICS says shipping needs global legislation not unilateral measures

March 19 - March 19 - Balancing environmental aspirations with economic realities, but also with political realities is not easy, International Chamber of Shipping chairman Spyros M Polemis is set to tell delegates at the influential CMA Conference in Connecticut th
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21.5 percent contract growth for Ruslan International

March 16 - March 16 - Ruslan International - the company which markets and manages the combined Antonov An-124 fleets of its shareholders Volga Dnepr and Antonov Airlines - has reported its provisional performance for 2011.
Views: 360
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US President gets close up of Sarens crane at work

March 15 - March 15 - The SGC-120, a giant crane built by Belgium-based Sarens Group, is currently executing its first job in Phoenix, USA, executing heavy lifting jobs for the construction of an enormous production hall for the steel industry.
Views: 409
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Terex quartet lift drilling support module

March 15 - March 15 - Four Terex CC 2800-1 units owned by Turkish crane service provider Hareket were used to lift a drilling support module (DSM) for the West Chirag oil platform (WC-PDQ), which is part of the Chirag Oil Project being carried out in Baku, Azerbaija
Views: 542
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Inchcape Shipping has ambitious plans for Canada

March 14 - March 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services yesterday announced an ambitious three year plan to expand its logistics and supply chain business within the Canadian marketplace whilst ramping up its east and west coast marine service business.
Views: 377
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Steel business boosts ports

March 14 - March 14 - Ratner Steel Supply Co, a producer of steel products, recently announced plans to locate a new facility at the Port of Indiana, USA.
Views: 490
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TT Club analysis pinpoints risk hot spots

March 14 - March 14 - Speaking at the freight industry forum, TOC Container Supply Chain Asia in Hong Kong, TT Club's director of global risk assessment, Laurence Jones highlighted the key factors that cause disruption throughout the global supply chain and spoke of
Views: 403
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SUMO-Shipping sets sail

March 13 - March 13 - The heavy lift shipping industry is set to welcome a new kid on what most would describe as a pretty overcrowded block.
Views: 725
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Deutsche Post - DHL says it is on target

March 12 - March 12 - In its financial results announced last week, Deutsche Post - DHL (DP-DHL) reported an "on target" performance for its full year and last quarter 2011.
Views: 239
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TransBorder joins WWPC

March 12 - March 12 - TransBorder S.A.S, which is based in Bogota, Colombia has been appointed as exclusive member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Colombia.
Views: 464
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Art for art's sake

March 8 - March 8 - An artwork, Max Bill's 66 tonne sculpture 'Continuity', has been lifted into place by a Terex mobile crane - but not an ordinary crane. It was the 200th unit of the AC 500-2 delivered from the Terex Cranes facility in Zweibr
Views: 414
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Panalpina reports a successful 2011

March 7 - March 7 - The Panalpina Group, which handles project cargo through its Panprojects division, can look back on a successful 2011 after further expanding its profit margins and achieving a consolidated profit of USD 138.3 million.
Views: 391
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New member for CEE in Turkey

March 6 - March 6 - Ekin Nakliyat from Istanbul, Turkey, has been appointed as a new member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Turkey, representing the service category: heavy haulage.
Views: 639
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Gulf Stream Marine recapitalised

March 2 - March 2 - The CapStreet Group, LLC and Crutchfield Capital Corporation has reported the majority recapitalisation of Gulf Stream Marine, Inc by CapStreet Group. Crutchfield served as the exclusive financial advisor to Gulf Stream Marine throughout the tra
Views: 400
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Chinese market coming of age

March 1 - March 1 - US management consulting firm A.T. Kearney is "very optimistic" about the prospects for China's breakbulk market, saying important structural changes in the country's economy and a growing sophistication among Chinese shippers suggest opportunit
Views: 633
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Rickmers-Linie expands its China coverage

March 1 - March 1 - Rickmers-Linie is expanding its market coverage in China and is enhancing sales and marketing activities into central and southern China.
Views: 526
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Jade Cargo in deal with UniTop

March 1 - March 1 - Jade Cargo, which grounded its fleet in January, came closer to flying once more after its owners agreed to work with UnitTop Group, a Chinese transportation company, to restructure the troubled carrier.
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February 29 - February 29 - AVEVA has opened a new office in Charlotte, USA, to support the growing global nuclear energy market.
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Port of Liverpool invests in ro-ro tractors

February 29 - February 29 - Peel Ports has invested in operational equipment at the Port of Liverpool in the shape of new Terberg RT 283 Tractor units that it says are renowned for their capability of carrying out heavy work under demanding conditions.
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2012 conference on health and humanitarian logistics announced

February 21 - February 21 - The main objective of the 2012 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics, which will be held in Hamburg, Germany, from March 21-23, is to bring together all relevant stakeholders of humanitarian response and global health care at a neu
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Safmarine welcomes first of three new WAFMAX vessels

February 21 - February 21 - Safmarine has taken delivery of the 4,500 teu Safmarine Chilka, the first of three new Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containerships to join the A.P Moller-Maersk fleet in 2012.
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Widdows to take over from Steffens at Rickmers

February 16 - February 16 - After ten very successful years with the Rickmers Group and especially, with Rickmers-Linie, Jan B Steffens will, by 31 March 2012, step down from the twin positions of CEO of Rickmers Holding and of Rickmers-Linie although he will continue
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Wilh Wilhelmsen reports huge improvements in 2011 results

February 15 - February 15 - Wilh Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWH) delivered a 49 percent increase in earnings in 2011 while revenues improved by 21 percent. A strong rebound in the group's shipping segment drove the recovery.
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Govt award for Express Transport's Gandhi

February 14 - February 14 - Nailesh Gandhi, director of Mumbai-based Express Transport Pvt. Ltd., is pictured receiving the WCO Certificate of Merit, conferred by Pranab Mukherjee, India's Finance Minister, on February 2.
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Safmarine name new ship in Savannah

February 13 - February 13 - Shipping line, Safmarine held a naming ceremony in Savannah for its newest vessel, Safmarine Sahara.
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Tiong Woon posts 36 percent jump in revenue

February 10 - February 10 - Singapore-based Tiong Woon Corporation (TWC) has announced its results for its first half 2012, with a 36 percent increase in revenue from SGD54.7 million (USD43.4 million) to SGD74.6 million (USD59.3 million) for the six months ended 31 Dec
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Big boys toys entrusted to GAC Dubai

February 9 - February 9 - As the world's top manufacturers of luxury lifestyle products line up to showcase their gadgets and racing machines in Dubai, GAC has been gearing up to the task of delivering them to the region's leisure and entertainment capital.
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Air Partner names non-executive chairman

February 9 - February 9 - Air Partner has appointed Richard Everitt, currently senior independent director of the company, to succeed Aubrey Adams as non-executive chairman of Air Partner plc, with immediate effect.
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ICS board meeting focuses on piracy and emissions

February 8 - February 8 - The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners' associations represent all sectors and trades and more than 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, met in London earlier his week.
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Prangl expands telescope boom fleet

February 7 - February 7 - Austrian crane and material handling hirer Prangl has acquired a further range of Liebherr mobile cranes with telescopic booms.
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First for Demag Cranes in Bermuda

February 7 - February 7 - A Gottwald HMK 170 Ewill be taking up commercial operations in the spring of 2012 at the port of Hamilton, the capital of Bermuda, where it will be handling containers and general cargo.
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Discovery Air Innovations launches student competition

February 2 - February 2 - Discovery Air Innovations (DAI), in collaboration with the Canadian Transportation Research Forum, has announced the first annual Hybrid Air Vehicle (HAV) student paper competition.
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Liebherr looks back at 2011

February 2 - February 2 - Significant orders for Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHC) in 2011 from emerging economies, as well as the market introduction of the new LHM 420 model, helped Liebherr-Werk Nenzing stabilise its bottom-line in what it describes as a "challenging" wo
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Braemar names regional director thumbnail image

Braemar names regional director

February 1 - February 1 - Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) has appointed Richard Gayton to the key role of regional director, Americas.
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Liebherr hits a century in Africa thumbnail image

Liebherr hits a century in Africa

January 31 - January 31 - With the impending delivery in March of its one hundredth mobile harbour crane for the African continent, Liebherr is set to celebrate a major milestone.
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Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
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SC&RA 2012 annual conference announced

January 30 - January 30 - The 2012 Annual Conference of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), April 17-21, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Austin, Texas, USA, features a program that includes educational sessions, networking events and committee mee
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First 747-8 Freighter for AirBridgeCargo Airlines

January 30 - January 30 - Boeing and AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, have celebrated the delivery of the first of five new Boeing 747-8 Freighters to the airline.
Views: 400
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Cargolux names new finance chief

January 30 - January 30 - Cargolux Airlines International has approved Richard Forson's appointment as chief financial officer, effective February 1, 2012.
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Saipem double for Fairstar

January 27 - January 27 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded two contracts by Saipem to provide marine transportation services for the Golden Eagle Project in the North Sea. The total contract value is EUR11.99 million (USD15.7 million).
Views: 359
Damen Shipyards receives three orders for five pontoons thumbnail image

Damen Shipyards receives three orders for five pontoons

January 26 - January 26 - Damen Pontoons & Barges has signed three contracts for a total of five purpose-built Damen Stan Pontoons (SPo): two Damen Stan Pontoons 6511 for Mammoet Maritime (The Netherlands), two Stan Pontoons 8916 ICE for Silverburn Shipping (I.O.M.) L
Views: 550
SDV invests in FAST Overseas Group and FAST France thumbnail image

SDV invests in FAST Overseas Group and FAST France

January 26 - January 26 - After several years of cooperation, SDV International Logistics has taken a minority interest in the FAST Overseas Group, which has a presence in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Italy.
Views: 412
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Asco takes the plaudits

January 24 - January 24 - Asco Freight Management has won the Project Forwarding Award at the British International Freight Association (BIFA) awards in London, UK. Allseas Global Logistics, Peters & May, and Premier Showfreight were runners-up.
Views: 426
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Progressive on track for siding opening

January 24 - January 24 - US over-dimensional rail freight operator Progressive Rail is close to completion of a 1.6 km passing track that will boost volumes of rail car interchange between the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and Progressive Rail's Wisconsin Northern Rail
Views: 299
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Al Madina joins WWPC

January 23 - January 23 - Al Madina Logistics Services, which is based in Muscat, Oman has been appointed as exclusive member for the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Oman.
Views: 420
ALS piles on the success with largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil thumbnail image

ALS piles on the success with largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil

January 20 - January 20 - European project teams from global project specialists ALS (Freight Management Group) have worked with their South American partners to successfully deliver a crawler crane, described as being "the biggest pile driving machine ever built of i
Views: 476
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B&M Logistica joins PCN

January 20 - January 20 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) now has three members in Brazil following the addition of B&M Log
Views: 456
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Stefan Kohlmann joins NEO

January 18 - January 18 - NEO Air Charter - the recently-launched cargo charter broker which has famously pledged only to deal with freight forwarders - has further strengthened its team with the appointment of Stefan Kohlmann as joint managing partner.
Views: 470
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Air Partner opens dedicated Italian freight operation

January 18 - January 18 - Air Partner has opened a specialist cargo department at its Milan office in Italy as part of its strategic expansion plan to develop its worldwide freight charter services.
Views: 462
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Safmarine announces three new senior appointments

January 17 - January 17 - Safmarine has named three experienced Safmariners as senior members of the newly-established Safmarine commercial team which will be headed by Grant Daly, Safmarine's new CEO.
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PPG makes Indian appointment

January 16 - January 16 - Kolkata, India-based Reach Cargo Movers has been appointed as the new member for Northern and Eastern India in the heavy lift freight forwarding network the Project Professionals Group (PPG). Reach also has a branch in New Delhi.
Views: 470
Trio of Terex ATCs delivered to Moroccan market thumbnail image

Trio of Terex ATCs delivered to Moroccan market

January 13 - January 13 - Three Terex AC 40 Optimax all terrain cranes have been delivered to customers in Morocco by Terex distributor Vemat. The AC 40 Optimax is a specially designed all-terrain crane for customers in North Africa.
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Logwin opens Foshan office

January 12 - January 12 - Air and ocean freight and logistics services company, Logwin, has opened a new sales office in Foshan, China, to strengthen its market presence across South China.
Views: 476
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Barnhart appoints national logistics development manager

January 12 - January 12 - Barnhart Crane & Rigging, which offers solutions for complex lifting and transportation challenges faced by heavy industry, has appointed John Mickler as national logistics development manager.
Views: 448
New year, new faces at the Port Corpus Christi Commission thumbnail image

New year, new faces at the Port Corpus Christi Commission

January 11 - January 11 - Port Corpus Christi Commission began its first meeting of 2012 with the administration of the public service oath to Al Jones and Charles W. Zahn Jr. to replace Robert Gonzalez Jr. and Francis I. Gandy Jr. and to re-appoint Richard M. Borchar
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WWL extends the reach of Orcelle grants

January 10 - January 10 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is partnering with Savannah Ocean Exchange as worldwide sponsor to extend the reach of Orcelle grants, giving support to clean-tech entrepreneurs aiming at making shipping and logistics more sustainable.
Views: 310
Volga-Dnepr delivers airport equipment to Vladivostok thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr delivers airport equipment to Vladivostok

January 9 - January 9 - One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighters has delivered equipment from Saint Petersburg to the Russian Far East in support of a project to modernise the infrastructure at Vladivostok Airport.
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Air Partner expands its time critical coverage to Cologne

January 6 - January 6 - An added-value service offering emergency and time-critical delivery of urgent parts for project cargo operations in the oil and gas industry has been expanded into mainland Europe by Air Partner, just six months after the service was launched
Views: 316
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Galli takes the helm at Cargolux Italia

January 6 - January 6 - Cargolux Italia, the Milan-based arm of the global maindeck air freight carrier has appointed Pierandrea Galli as the company's new CEO, effective January 1, 2012.
Views: 433
Dahlman Rose predicts 9.3 percent increase in global energy E&P thumbnail image

Dahlman Rose predicts 9.3 percent increase in global energy E&P

January 4 - January 4 - According to a report in the Wall Street Journal's Marketwatch, investment bank Dahlman Rose & Co is predicting that global energy companies are expected to continue spending more for exploration and production this year, despite sluggish econ
Views: 446
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PPG starts year with new members

January 3 - January 3 - the Project Professionals Group (PPG) has begun 2012 by making new member appointments in Nigeria and Taiwan.
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