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Business News from March 2013

Ulferts & Wittrock adds Terex crawler thumbnail image

Ulferts & Wittrock adds Terex crawler

March 28 - March 28 - German lifting and transport specialist Ulferts & Wittrock has taken delivery of the first Terex Superlift 3800 crawler crane.
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Braemar strengthens worldwide

March 28 - March 28 - Loss adjustor Braemar has made a number of additions to its worldwide team of marine surveyors and consultants, as well as opening two new locations.
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Confidence reaches two-year high

March 28 - March 28 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry recovered to their highest level for two years in the three months ended February 2013, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moo
Views: 374
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Cordstrap recognised in the Netherlands

March 27 - March 27 - Cargo securing system specialist Cordstrap has positioned 20th in the top 100 most successful small and medium sized manufacturing companies in the Netherlands - according to a MT Management Team magazine poll.
Views: 378
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Times are still tough, says Drewry

March 26 - March 26 - The multipurpose sector faces a difficult couple of years, but its long-term prospects are good, according to Drewry Maritime Research's latest Annual Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecast report.
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business m
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The Friday Flyer

March 22 - As this Friday Flyer is being written, agency wires are humming with news from Cyprus. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to have told MPs that she wanted Cyprus to remain within the euro, but that it must realise its business model is dea
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Kiel Canal set for new lock

March 22 - March 22 - At a parliamentary evening in Berlin - organised by the Port of Hamburg Marketing and attended by Pater Ramsauer, minister of transport for Germany, and 150 high-ranking representatives of politics, business and trade associations - the threat
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Toll names new UK air freight director

March 22 - March 22 - Logistics services provider Toll Global Forwarding has named Paul Chinery as director - air freight for its UK operations.
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K

March 21 - March 21 - For a third successive year, Hamburg, Germany based K
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CNCo returns to China with four ship order

March 21 - March 21 - The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo), the deep sea shipping arm of the Swire group, has ordered four 22,000 dwt multipurpose vessels from Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Ouhua), Zhoushan, China.
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Erickson acquires Evergreen Helicopters

March 20 - March 20 - Oregon, USA based Erickson Air-Crane International is set to acquire Evergreen Helicopters Inc. (EHI) in a deal worth USD250 million.
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Transition pieces loaded at Cuxport

March 20 - March 20 - Cuxhaven e.V (HWG) - a group of companies working together to develop the Cuxport gateway, Germany - has handled heavy wind farm components destined for the Meerwind Sud/Ost wind farm.
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Agility moves in project loads to Caspian

March 20 - March 20 - Global logistics provider, Agility has successfully completed the first delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organisation operating an investment pipeline project in Russia.
Views: 380
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Gebr

March 19 - March 19 - Austria headquartered global logistics provider Gebr
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Hat trick for PCN

March 18 - March 18 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) member Base spa, representing Italy, has handled a large project shipment at port Livorno.
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Asco adds to European team

March 18 - March 18 - International oil and gas logistics firm Asco Group has appointed three new members to its European management team.
Views: 356
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The Friday Flyer - March 15 2013

March 15 - Two appointments under very different conditions this week have made global headlines, though arguably only one is likely to have any impact on the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. In the Vatican, white smoke heralded a new era for the Catholic
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Pre-tax profits up at Air Partner

March 15 - March 15 - UK headquartered charter broker Air Partner has posted "better than expected" first half performance figures ending January 31, 2013.
Views: 266
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Master contract agreed for US ports

March 14 - March 14 - A deal has been agreed for a new 6-year contract between the United States Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen's Association.
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GAC widens Indian network

March 14 - March 14 - GAC International Moving has added a sixth office to its Indian network.
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Steady performance at Boskalis

March 14 - March 14 - Royal Boskalis Westminster reported record revenues of EUR3.1 billion (USD4.02 billion) for financial year 2012 - up 10 percent year-on-year over 2011.
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PacArctic anticipates Alaskan growth

March 13 - March 13 - PacArctic Logistics will establish a monthly general cargo service between Port of Olympia, Washington, USA and Point MacKenzie, effective April 19.
Views: 499
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Erickson Air-Crane flies in 2012

March 13 - March 13 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has reported strong revenue and profit growth for its financial year 2012, ending December 2012.
Views: 451
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ALE hauls Dutch farmhouse

March 13 - March 13 - Staffordshire, UK headquartered heavy lift transportation specialist ALE has moved a farmhouse in Lent, the Netherlands.
Views: 468
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Lane joins ISS

March 12 - March 12 - Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed Clive Lane as vice president of operations for Europe and North Africa.
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SHL awarded Welsh offshore contract

March 12 - March 12 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has secured a large contract for the installation of monopiles and transition pieces at one of Europe's largest offshore wind farms in the North Sea.
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Breakbulk China begins tomorrow

March 11 - March 11 - The Shanghai International Exposition Center (Intex) and Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel are playing host to one of the most comprehensive cargo and logistics events of its kind, Breakbulk China 2013.
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The Friday Flyer

March 8 - March 8 - The fact that today is International Women's Day casts a spotlight on the growing number of female managers and executives in the global supply chain.
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Mulgimov joins ACS

March 6 - March 6 - Global charter broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed Azat Mulgimov as general director of its Moscow office.
Views: 265
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Krouse joins Braemar

March 5 - March 5 - Loss adjustor Braemar Adjusting has appointed Pierre Krouse as regional managing director of the Americas, effective April 2, 2013.
Views: 236
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Miller takes on Jones

March 5 - March 5 - Andrew Jones has been appointed ceo of Thomas Miller (Asia Pacific) Ltd, effective April 2013.
Views: 251
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Air freight shows signs of recovery

March 4 - March 4 - The International Air Cargo Association (IATA) claims that air freight statistics for January 2013 show a stabilisation of air freight markets.
Views: 376
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Lange steps down at K+N

March 4 - March 4 - International freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel International AG has accepted the request of Reinhard Lange, ceo of the Kuehne + Nagel Group, to release him from his duties because of health reasons, effective May 7, 2013.
Views: 357
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The Friday Flyer - March 1st 2013

March 1 - As this is the first day of March, HLPFI staff would like to wish "Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapu - Happy St David's Day" to all our Welsh speaking readers.
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Agility names new md South Europe

March 1 - March 1 - Kuwait headquartered global logistics provider, Agility, has appointed Pietro Albarelli as managing director, area South Europe.
Views: 373

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