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Steel cutting begins on new Fairstar ships

October 4 - At Guangzhou Shipyard International, steel cutting has started on Fairstar Heavy Transport's 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy transport ship Forte.

Willem OutFairstar managing director for Fleet attended the ceremony along with representatives of Det Norske VeritasGuangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) and China Shipbuilding Trading Company (CSTC).

Willem Out commented: "We have achieved our first milestone on schedule. Fairstar believes our partnership with GSI will reward our shareholders with a vessel that will enter service in 2012 on time and on budget.

"Our partners at the Chevron Australia Pty Ltd and Kellogg Joint Venture - Gorgon will be monitoring our progress carefully. Shipbuilding is a complex and challenging undertaking. We are confident that GSI is fully committed to make this project a success."

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Cargolux calls at Incheon

July 17 - Cargolux Italia has launched a Boeing 747 service between Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy and Incheon, South Korea.
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BigMove goes digital for licenses

July 17 - BigMove – a European alliance of 13 medium-sized logistics companies – is introducing digital driving licenses for its network of 1,000 drivers.
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ESTA joins EC best practice project

July 16 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has been asked to support a European Commission study to “explore health, safety and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector”.
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