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Europe News from July 2009

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Co-hosted conferences for high and heavy operators

July 31 - July 31 - Two key co-hosted freight industry conferences with great relevance to high and heavy project operations are to be held at the World Trade Centre, Barcelona at the end of October.
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Panalpina delivers for Voith Hydro

July 31 - July 31 - The staff of Panalpina Vienna's project department have managed a very challenging shipment from St. P
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Volga-Dnepr assists Russian space programme

July 30 - July 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has assisted the Russian Space Programme by delivering Meteor-M satellite to its launch pad in Baikonour. The satellite together with its launch equipment amounted to a total cargo weight of 50 tons.
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CH2M HILL VP to deliver key Breakbulk conference address

July 29 - July 29 - John F. Mika, senior vice president Procurement at CH2M HILL, will deliver the keynote speech at the 20th Annual Breakbulk Transportation Conference and Exhibition which will take place between October 13th and 15th at the Ernest N. Morial Conve
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SkyHook heavy lift vehicle on track

July 29 - July 29 - The Boeing Company and SkyHook International has confirmed that the design of the SkyHook Heavy Lift Vehicle has reached the configuration freeze milestone, meaning the aircraft's overall performance and layout have been established.
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Silvasti Logistics sees double

July 27 - July 27 - Silvasti Logistics, the Finnish abnormal load transport company, which is a member of the CEE global network of equipment owners, has moved eight evaporators, weighing from 150 to 200 tonnes, by barge from Varkaus in Finland to V
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SAL commissions two heavy lift vessels

July 27 - July 27 - SAL - Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land, has placed an Euros 120 million order with the Sietas shipyard for the construction of two heavy lift vessels to be built in the Hamburg Neuenfelde shipyard.
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Maximus inks Etihad Airways deal

July 27 - July 27 - Abu Dhabi-based heavy lift and project cargo airline Maximus Air Cargo has started operating seven cargo flights a week for Etihad Airways between the Middle East, the Indian sub-continent and East Africa.
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Trio of jobs shows ALE Heavylift's capabilities

July 24 - July 24 - Abnormal Load Engineering (ALE) has demonstrated its capabilities in regards to transportation, handling and installation of heavy, indivisible items with three separate projects across a number of industrial sectors.
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Rolf Riedl GmbH named top supplier by AREVA

July 23 - July 23 - Leading global energy company, AREVA has named German heavy lift shipping specialist Rolf Riedl GmbH as one of its top suppliers out of more than 8000 suppliers in Germany.
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Dublin airport lift for PPG members

July 21 - July 21 - Quality Freight Group (QFG) and TransGroup Worldwide Logistics are combining forces to deliver a shipment of 19 aircraft Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBBs) along with their component parts from Utah to Dublin Airport's new Terminal 2.
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Traffic falls at Antwerp

July 20 - July 20 - The port of Antwerp has said that one of the reasons for the significant fall in freight volumes in the first six months of 2009 was the fact that tonnages in 2008 were inflated partially by the industrial dispute in Le Havre which saw cargo tra
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Kuehne + Nagel doesn't expect market recovery just yet

July 20 - July 20 - Kuehne + Nagel says that its half-year results confirm the Group's dual strategy of counteracting the economic crisis through strict cost management and a commitment to market share expansion.
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines adds Kabul

July 20 - July 20 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines has launched a charter freighter service to Kabul, Afghanistan, operating every Tuesday using Boeing 747-200/300 cargo aircraft and offering some 100 tonnes of capacity. The city will be used as a connection to ABC's exis
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Volga-Dnepr reveals first half tonnage results

July 19 - July 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group, the Russian scheduled and charter cargo airline has reported a five percent fall in tonnage to 835,000 ton/kilometres during the first six months of this year.
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Intermarine has the Edge

July 19 - July 19 - Intermarine has taken delivery of Industrial Edge, the third in a series of four newbuildings entering the shipping line's fleet this year.
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Jack-Up Barge installs first German offshore wind turbine

July 16 - July 16 - Jack-Up Barge BV, a leading supplier of jack-up services for the oil and gas, energy and wind turbines, as well as heavy civil construction markets, has recently taken delivery of two newbuild jack-up barges - JB-114 and JB-115 from Indonesia.
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Aalborg gears up with Gottwald order

July 15 - July 15 - In Denmark, the Port of Aalborg has ordered a HMK 7608 B Mobile Harbour Crane from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald).
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Sai Maritime claims another Indian record

July 13 - July 13 - Sai Maritime & Management, the exclusive agent of SAL in India, is claiming a record for the single heaviest item shipped through the port of Mumbai on behalf of the Logistics Division of Larsen & Toubro Hazira.
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Kuehne + Nagel opens Chongqing office

July 9 - July 9 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new branch office in Chongqing in central China and confirmed that it will be involved in the management of project cargoes with inquiries being organised in close coordination with the company's project competence cen
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Solid earth for PD Ports?

July 7 - July 7 - Speculation continues about the future ownership of PD Ports with reports in the financial media suggesting that Terra Firma, a leading British buyout firm, is preparing a bid for the subsidiary of Babcock & Brown Infrastructure.
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PPG heads for Corpus Christi

July 7 - July 7 - A record number of sponsors and over 100 freight forwarding executives from 34 countries are expected to attend the Project Professionals Group annual conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, later this month.
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AirBridgeCargo adds service from Milan to Moscow

July 1 - July 1 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Volga-Dnepr Group's scheduled cargo airline, is expanding its freighter services from Europe to Russia with a new route between Milan and Moscow.
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