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Business News from February 2012

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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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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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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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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

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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