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Business News from October 2012

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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.
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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).
Views: 473
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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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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: 527
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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
Views: 477
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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.
Views: 743
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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: 750
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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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