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New president for SC&RA

April 30 - April 30 - The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) appointed a new president during its annual conference, which took place in La Quinta, California last week.
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Confident Cory on the move in the UK

April 30 - April 30 - Project specialist Cory Brothers says it is optimistic about the future as it opens new UK offices to accommodate the company's growth.
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Swiss celebration for KOG

April 30 - April 30 - Project forwarder KOG Transport AG is celebrating its 25th anniversary with clients, carriers and major suppliers.
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MACS clarifies Alphaliner story

April 29 - April 29 - Following a report by AXS Alphaliner that MACS has removed two ships from its Europe-South Africa multi-purpose and breakbulk service, a spokesman for MACS has moved to reassure customers that there will be little impact on the frequency or spa
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Sea trials for Jumbo Jubilee

April 29 - April 29 - Jumbo Shipping's new J-1800-class heavy lift vessel, Jumbo Jubilee, has left the Damen shipyard in Galatz, Romania, for sea trials, prior to delivery very soon.
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Babcock & Brown Infrastructure gives update on asset sale

April 28 - April 28 - In a trading and asset sell-down update, Babcock & Brown Infrastructure of Sydney says that it expects to have binding bids for all or part of PD Ports by the early autumn, whilst the proposed sale of 29.70f Euroports remains subject to satisfa
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Nooteboom unveils latest transport solutions

April 27 - April 27 - Nooteboom continues to remain innovative in its development and production of transport solutions as it unveils its latest models, The Ballast Semi-trailer and The Masttransporter.
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Expert panel canvases Transhipment Markets in Northern Europe

April 27 - April 27 - Transhipment volumes and initiatives to improve supply chain relay services between the Baltic region and northern Europe will be a key point of discussion during the 4th Annual Breakbulk Europe Conference and Exhibition from 26-28 May, in Antw
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Expert hosts heavy lift seminars

April 20 - April 20 - A one-day seminar, Heavy Lift Transport & Lifting, is to be held in Houston on the 8th May 2009 on the 'do's and don'ts' of the heavy lift industry, hosted by Richard L Krabbendam, a 36-year veteran of the high and heavy industry.
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Industry portal queries shippers competence

April 20 - April 20 - Do exporters, importers, manufacturers and others who ship goods around the world know what they are doing? Are they adding costs instead of adding value?
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WWPC members join forces to move giant modules

April 17 - April 17 - LS Cargo Logistics GmbH from Germany and Albacor Shipping Inc of Canada, both members of the World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC), arranged the road transport of nine convection units each about 12 m long, 7.40 m wide and up to 5 m high, each w
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Winder drums delivered

April 16 - April 16 - Project Management Logistics (Pty) Ltd, the South African member of the WWPC forwarding network, has undertaken the transport of over-dimensional winder drums for a mine hoist from Poland to a mine in Rustenburg, South Africa.
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Charles Gee in heavy haulage division launch

April 16 - April 16 - UK transport company and freight forwarder Charles Gee Group is in the process of launching a specialist heavy haulage division, to be based at London Heathrow, in order to serve the complex project and out of gauge cargo markets.
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Focus on civil engineering

April 15 - April 15 - In the upcoming May / June edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding, we will analyse developments in the civil engineering environment that are impacting on the demand and supply of heavy lift shipping capacity.
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HMS Endurance returns to the UK

April 9 - April 9 - HMS Endurance has arrived back in the UK onboard Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible vessel, Target.
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Advance International Transport cements heavy shipment

April 7 - April 7 - International project freight forwarder, Advance International Transport has undertaken the shipment of a cement-making machine and ancillary equipment from the United States to Turkmenistan.
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New face for Buss Group's corporate communications

April 3 - April 3 - Melanie Moriz has been named as manager, Corporate Communications in the Buss Group, becoming responsible for internal and external communications of the Buss Group which includes Buss Ports, Buss Safelox and Ixocon.
Views: 347
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Vestas blows with Kalmar

April 1 - April 1 - Cargotec's Kalmar business unit has been awarded a contract to provide eight lifting and handling machines for Vestas Towers A/S' new production facility in Pueblo, Colorado, USA. The equipment will be delivered during April 2009.
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