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Europe News from June 2009

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Big lifters unveiled

June 30 - June 30 - Mammoet has revealed plans for a massive new version of its platform ringer twin boom containerised crane, the PTC-120DS.
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Worldwide Project Consortium adds three new members

June 29 - June 29 - In Azerbaijan, Blue Water Caspian Ltd has joined the network. BWC is a subsidiary of the Danish Blue Water Shipping group, which was established in 1972. Companies within BWS supply transport solutions by road, rail, sea and air. More informatio
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Collett powers Bahamas electricity generation

June 26 - June 26 - British heavy lift company R Collett & Sons (Transport) has recently handled two significant global shipments of diesel engines, utilising the company's heavy lift terminal to consolidate the cargo.
Views: 395
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Last chance to attend heavy lift seminar

June 23 - June 23 - Richard Krabbendam, HLPFI columnist and a 36-year veteran of the high and heavy industry, reports that there has been significant interest in his next two-day seminar, and there are just a few places left. Anyone who would like to attend is enco
Views: 332
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Swire Shipping cuts RTW services, focuses on Asia Pacific

June 22 - June 22 - In a major restructuring of its regional and global network of liner shipping services and a decision to focus on the Asia - Pacific region, Swire Shipping is suspending its round-the-world multi-purpose liner services due to weak markets in the
Views: 579
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Wind turbines for Port of Indiana

June 22 - June 22 - Ninety-four giant wind turbine blades have been shipped through the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor for one of the world's largest wind farms under construction in northwestern Indiana.
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Rotterdam remains upbeat on prospects

June 18 - June 18 - Despite the gloom about the state of the global economy, the Port of Rotterdam remains upbeat about prospects for breakbulk and heavy lift activities in the long term.
Views: 494
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Panprojects on track with premier Indian shipment

June 16 - June 16 - Panprojects, the projects division of the global forwarder Panalpina Group, has been involved in its first shipment of railway rolling stock to India that will power a massive expansion of the Delhi metro.
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Rickmers donates one million Euros to World Future Council

June 15 - June 15 - The Hamburg-based shipowners of Rickmers, including Bertram and Erck Rickmers, have donated EUR1.4 million to the World Future Council (WFC) as part of the shipping group's 175th anniversary celebrations.
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Beluga backs maritime research centre

June 15 - June 15 - Heavy lift shipping company, Beluga Shipping has stepped forward as the private enterprise partner supporting the work of the Centre of Maritime Research in Elsfleth which officially opened on June 4. The centre is part of the Elsfleth Maritime
Views: 375
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New Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship named

June 12 - May 12 - Tijuca, the latest edition to Wallenius Wilhelmsen's fleet of car and truck carrying vessels, has been named in Melbourne.
Views: 285
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New links from the UK to West Africa

June 12 - June 12 - Shippers between the UK and West Africa will be interested to hear that OT Africa Line (OTAL) has added two additional port calls in the UK.
Views: 293
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Rickmers anniversary marked in Hamburg

June 12 - June 12 - A landmark anniversary for the Rickmers group of companies, including heavy lift liner shipping company Rickmers-Linie, is being marked by a family celebration and an international business symposium.
Views: 475
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SC&RA recognises outstanding performance

June 12 - June 12 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has given a series of awards to mark outstanding hauling and rigging performance in the US, Canada, central America and Italy.
Views: 374
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Antwerp tries solar solution

June 11 - June 11 - Antwerp Port Authority has decided to permit the installation of photovoltaic systems within the port area, under certain conditions.
Views: 420
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European forwarders oppose new liability rules regime

June 9 - June 9 - The debate over the Rotterdam Rules, the proposed new cargo liability rules, is getting increasing vocal and Europe's freight forwarders, via trade association Clecat, has joined the fray claiming the regulations unduly benefit carriers.
Views: 242
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Dockwise to commence debt buyback programme

June 8 - June 8 - Dockwise intends to utilise up to USD50 million to buy back a portion of its syndicated debt in a reverse Dutch auction to be conducted by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Views: 206
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Ivens Transport & Kraanbedrijf on the move

June 8 - June 8 - Ivens Transport & Kraanbedrijf (ITK), a subsidiary of Ivens Constructiebedrijf, is on the move in the port of Antwerp to a new 24,000 cu m facility which will house the company's fleet of specialist heavy lift vehicles.
Views: 383
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Huge tanks demonstrate Colletts abilities

June 5 - June 5 - R. Collett & Sons (Transport), one of the UK's leading heavy lift transport companies, says that despite the downturn in the market for heavy and over-dimensional cargoes, it is busier than ever.
Views: 503
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OTAL goes Banana(s) in West Africa

June 5 - June 5 - OT Africa Line (OTAL) has added the Port of Banana in the Democratic Republic of Congo to its West feeder Service.
Views: 249
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A dhow in the hand

June 4 - June 4 - In addition to the usual giveaways, HLPFI editorial director Ian Matheson left the recent Breakbulk Europe conference with his very own ancient dhow ... or at least in model form.
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Mitsubishi Heavy targets higher sales

June 4 - June 4 - According to a report on www.tradingmarkets.com Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd is aiming to boost sales in the energy and environment fields to Yen3 trillion (USD31.19 billion) as early as fiscal 2012, up from the 2 trillion yen targeted for fis
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New database for shippers to and from the UK

June 3 - June 3 - Freight by Water, the promotional body for water-based freight transport in the UK, has launched the first phase of its upgraded database, a one-stop-shop and free of charge to those looking to move goods by water.
Views: 212
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ASCO acquires Seletar

June 3 - June 3 - ASCO Marine, a subsidiary of the Aberdeen-based international oil and gas logistics specialist ASCO Group, has acquired Seletar Shipping, which is also Aberdeen-based and provides ships agency and related services to clients in the offshore, frei
Views: 407
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Another regional rep for Cargo Equipment Owners network

June 2 - June 2 - The recently founded network for cargo equipment owners, Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd has appointed J.Philip Tomlinson as its regional representative to help market the CEE in North America and Canada.
Views: 395
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Piracy high on the agenda

June 2 - June 2 - At conferences across Europe, maritime piracy has been high on the agenda.
Views: 332
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Magnificent seven for SDV in India

June 2 - June 2 - In India, SDV International Logistics has managed the transportation of various items of power plant equipment for a leading company in the power and automation technologies.
Views: 282
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Project cargo falling at Chennai

June 2 - June 2 - According to a report in the Hindu Business Line, the slowdown in the manufacturing sector is hitting throughput of project cargoes at Chennai, one of India's largest project cargo handling ports.
Views: 414
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OTAL extends services between Europe and West Africa

June 1 - June 1 - OT Africa Line (OTAL)part of the CMA CGM group, has strengthened its position in the Europe/West Africa trade with the launch of a new direct service to Cape Verde and Mauritania. The line says that the new fortnightly link is geared to importers
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