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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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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.
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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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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.
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Maersk Illinois makes historic call in Milwaukee thumbnail image

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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