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New finance man at Everett

June 28 - June 28 - Washington, USA based Port of Everett has appointed John Carter its new chief financial officer, filling the post left open by the retirement of Karen Clements.
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Iceland and bremenports in port development

June 26 - June 26 - Iceland has outlined plans to build a new port in the Arctic Ocean, and will cooperate with planning experts at Germany's bremenports to make it a reality.
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DSV acquires Columbian agent

June 24 - June 24 - Denmark headquartered freight forwarder DSV has acquired its Columbian agent, Airmar Cargo S.A. in a move to further strengthen its foothold in South America.
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PSP strengthens sales team

June 24 - June 24 -Freight forwarder and international yacht transportation firm PSP has appointed Lindsey Francis as sales executive.
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The Friday Flyer - June 21st 2013

June 21 - If you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing, you don't need an economist to help you understand the implications of PWC's suggestion this week that half of Germany's maritime shipping companies plan to enter alliances with peers o
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Boeckmans wins boat shipping agency

June 21 - June 21 - Peters & May, the boat transport company, has appointed Boeckmans as its agent for the Benelux region, including the countries of Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg.
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BBC Chartering ships the stage

June 20 - June 20 - Leer, Germany headquartered heavy lift shipping line BBC Chartering has sponsored the Caravan Stage Company's Tall Ship Theatre.
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Cargolux connects Oman

June 20 - June 20 - Cargolux Airlines International has added another new destination to its freighter network - Muscat, Oman. Effective June 29, 2013 the new route will be served by one of Cargolux's B747-8 freighters.
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DB Schenker named Roland logistics partner

June 13 - June 13 - DB Schenker has been appointed the sole logistics service provider in the EMEA region for Roland DG - a Japan headquartered manufacturer of printers, 3D engraving and milling equipment.
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New md at FREJA

June 12 - June 12 - Denmark headquartered forwarder FREJA Transport & Logistics A/S has appointed Ulrik Rasmussen as its new managing director, and to its executive board.
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RedR to run humanitarian course

June 12 - June 12 - RedR Australia will run its Humanitarian Logistics in Emergencies training course from September 1-6, 2013 at Melbourne University Campus, Victoria, Australia.
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Petrasco names new global md

June 12 - June 12 - Aberdeen, Scotland headquartered international freight forwarder specialising in the energy industry, Petrasco, has named Kevin Buchan its global managing director.
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New vice chair at ICS

June 11 - June 11 - Esben Poulsson has been elected vice chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
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Multraship adds to fleet

June 11 - June 11 - Multraship - a Netherlands based towage and salvage specialist - has strengthened its multipurpose fleet with the addition of the ASD tug Multratug 20.
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Maximus grounds A300s, jobs cut

June 10 - June 10 - UAE headquartered Maximus Air has grounded its fleet of A300 freighters with immediate effect.
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Hicks takes on warehousing

June 10 - June 10 - UK-based Hicks Logistics is expanding into warehousing following the acquisition of an industrial unit next to its existing headquarters in South Wales, in a move which will see ten new staff join the company.
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Collective bargaining fails in Cargolux dispute

June 10 - June 10 - OGBL and LCGB, the two unions representing staff at Cargolux, have decided to enter the National Conciliation Office rather than accept an offer tabled by the airline last Friday at a meeting with the chairman of the Cargolux Board of Directors
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The Friday Flyer - June 7th 2013

June 7 - In normal business cycles, some companies prosper and some companies fail. These are not normal business times so it is difficult to know whether STX Pan Ocean, South Korea's largest commodities shipping line, might have filed for court receivership even
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DLT to build 5,000 tonne jacking system

June 6 - June 6 - UK headquartered Dorman Long Technology (DLT) has been awarded a contract by China Petroleum First Construction Company (CPFCC), based in Henan Province, for the design and supply of a modular jacking tower system.
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ICS lobbies for unified Arctic approach

June 6 - June 6 - Board members from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have met with ministers from shipping nations around the world and the secretary general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to discuss Arctic shipping.
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Countdown to Gas and Oil Expo

June 6 - June 6 - 20,000 visitors and more than 500 exhibitors will gather in Canada's energy capital, Calgary, next week for the 2013 Gas and Oil Expo.
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New cfo at Hochtief

June 5 - June 5 - Essen, Germany headquartered Hochtief Solutions has appointed Essimari Kairisto as a member of its executive board and chief financial officer, effective July 4, 2013.
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AP freight division continues to struggle

June 4 - June 4 - UK headquartered charter broker, Air Partner, has issued its interim management statement for FY 2013 - as its freight division continues to struggle in the face of weak global demand.
Views: 431
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Costs could rise USD500 billion, says ICS

June 4 - June 4 - The shipping industry faces USD500 billion in additional costs as a result of impending environmental legislation, says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).
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Tiong Woon incorporates Myanmar subsidiary

June 4 - June 4 - Singapore headquartered Tiong Woon Corporation Holding (TWCH) has incorporated its wholly-owned subsidiary in Myanmar - Tiong Woon Myanmar Company Limited (TWMCL).
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EIB funds Lithuanian Railways

June 3 - June 3 - The president of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Werner Hoyer, has signed a EUR50 million (USD65.2 million) loan agreement with Lithuanian Railways for the acquisition of new rolling stock.
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Thomas heads-up ASCO Australasia

June 3 - June 3 - Oil and gas services company ASCO Group has appointed Matt Thomas its chief executive officer Australasia region, effective June 3, 2013.
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