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Europe News from September 2009

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RMR Shipping rolls into Dublin

September 30 - September 30 - RMR Shipping has added the port of Dublin to one of its services between Europe and West Africa, writes Charlotte Matheson.
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European Commission adopts new Block Exemption Regulation

September 28 - September 28 - The European Commission has adopted a new Block Exemption Regulation revising the current exemption for liner shipping consortia from the EC Treaty's ban on restrictive business practices (Article 81).
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Project forwarders help secure Vegas water supplies

September 28 - September 28 - Albacor Shipping of USA and LS-International Cargo from Germany, both exclusive members of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), have organised the shipment of 3,500 cu m of project cargo, including heavy lifts of up to 112 tonnes from G
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Cory Logistics gets arty

September 25 - September 25 - Anish Kapoor's new sculpture, "Tall Tree and the Eye" is to be newly displayed in the courtyard of London's Royal Academy of Arts thanks to some carefully planned transport by Cory Logistics.
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Forwarders should invest in training, says PPG

September 25 - September 25 - The skills shortage in specialised parts of the freight forwarding industry will not be overcome unless businesses invest in training their employees. Without training, companies will also not be poised to maximise growth opportunities as e
Views: 329
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Beluga vessels on route through Northeast Passage

September 24 - August 24 - Following clearance by the authorities, Beluga Fraternity and Beluga Foresight have left Vladivostok and both multipurpose heavy lift project carriers are now on route through the legendary Northeast Passage, their next destination being Novyy
Views: 378
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Beluga vessels on route through Northeast Passage

September 24 - August 24 - Following clearance by the authorities, Beluga Fraternity and Beluga Foresight have left Vladivostok and both multipurpose heavy lift project carriers are now on route through the legendary Northeast Passage, their next destination being Novyy
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Rotterdam Rules OK?

September 23 - September 23 - All eyes are on Rotterdam as a new convention governing the movement of commercial cargo by sea is set to be signed in the Dutch seaport.
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Kuehne + Nagel moves Ben Hur epic

September 23 - September 23 - KN Expo Service, Kuehne + Nagel's business segment for fairs, exhibitions and events logistics, has won a contract for the transportation of Art Concerts' last musical highlight BEN HUR LIVE
Views: 299
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DAL beats the drums

September 23 - September 23 - Deutsche Afrika-Linien/John T. Essberger Group, known universally as DAL, beat the drums for the South African trade with an customer 'infotainment' evening in London.
Views: 467
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Coyne Airways picks first GSSA for Baltic States

September 22 - September 22 - Coyne Airways, the specialist carrier serving difficult markets such as Iraq and Afghanistan, has appointed Air Proxy as its first ever GSSA for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Views: 378
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Tuscor Lloyds in worldwide network expansion

September 18 - September 18 - International logistics and freight forwarding company, Tuscor Lloyds (UK), is expanding its Manchester-based global operations, following the opening of a number of offices worldwide.
Views: 428
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Grimaldi boosts West African services

September 18 - September 18 - Italian line Grimaldi has added a fifth ship for the carriage of wheeled cargo on its Southern Express service between northern Europe and West Africa. Grimaldi Lines ConRo ship Grande Benin made its inaugural call at Hamburg on its maiden
Views: 198
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Wind power project on top of the world

September 17 - September 17 - Finnish project forwarder Silvasti Logistics, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts global network, is managing a contract to arrange for safe and timely delivery of four 100 GWh windmills from Poland and Finland to a mountain top in Nort
Views: 335
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BBC Chartering Genoa set to sail

September 16 - September 16 - Further to the news item posted on March 27, from September 21st 2009, Mediterranean Project Chartering (MPC) will be 1000wned by BBC Chartering and Logistic under the new name, BBC Chartering Genoa Srl.
Views: 329
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Mighty Servant 1 escorted

September 16 - September 16 - The Dockwise semi-submersible, heavy-marine transport vessel, Mighty Servant 1, has been safely escorted by EUNAVFOR warships through the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden.
Views: 396
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Ovens strengthens Toll's EME team

September 15 - September 15 - Toll Global Forwarding, the forwarding and logistics arm of major Australian company Toll Holdings, has further strengthened its Europe and Middle East senior management team with the appointment of Volkwart Ovens to the newly-created post
Views: 517
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Maximus aims to maximise

September 15 - September 15 - In support of the old adage that the best time to increase marketing is during a recession, Maximus Air Cargo has appointed of Zed Communications to handle its local and international public relations activities.
Views: 655
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Flying down to Rio for safer heavy lift operations

September 15 - September 15 - An opportunity to learn more about the safe and secure handling of heavy lift consignments has now become available with the launch of a one-day Heavy Transport & Lifting mini-seminar to be held in November in Rio de Janeiro.
Views: 577
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Project Arabia appoints Arbour Shipping

September 14 - September 14 - Arbour Shipping, the recently-formed, Manchester-based NVOCC has been appointed sole North European sales agent for vessel charter and shipbroker, Project Arabia of Dubai.
Views: 614
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Campayo moves trains in Spain

September 14 - September 14 - Campayo SA, the newly-appointed member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) - the global network for Cargo Equipment Owners, stevedores and export packers, serving the heavy and outsized cargo industry, has handled the shipment of multiple
Views: 617
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More North Sea contracts for ASCO

September 10 - September 10 - Oil and gas logistics specialist, ASCO, has been awarded four contracts worth a combined value of approximately GBP30 million to provide logistics services to oil and gas operators, Mobil North Sea LLC, Total E&P UK Ltd, Chevron North Sea L
Views: 296
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Peters & May claims record

September 9 - September 9 - World leader in provision of marine logistics, Peters & May Ltd recently arranged what is believed to be the single largest shipment of luxury UK built motor yachts on Maersk Line's Rotterdam to Far East route, suggesting an increasing posit
Views: 328
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World first for Mammoet

September 8 - September 8 - A special Mercedes-Benz Actros 5-axle truck, type 5446, with a 70 tonne self-propelled telescoping crane was delivered to Mammoet's site in Schiedam, The Netherlands.
Views: 383
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Beluga Shipping conquers Northeast passage

September 8 - September 8 - Further to our reports of August 24 and September 4, it's mission accomplished for Beluga Shipping as its multipurpose heavy lift project ships Beluga Fraternity and Beluga Foresight have reached their destination of Novyy Port / Yamburg in
Views: 555
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Eagles swoop on extended GAC sponsorship

September 3 - September 3 - Never mind super-sized wind turbines, or five hundred tonne generators, a truly heavy lift is getting promoted to the English Premier League, world football's most glamorous and lucrative football league.
Views: 272
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Heavy lift vessel Svanen at work for Belwind

September 2 - September 2 - Ballast Nedam's heavy lift vessel Svanen has been commissioned by Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors to drive 56 steel piles for the foundations of the Belwind offshore wind farm, off the Belgium coast. This is the first phase of the B
Views: 423
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US Congressman welcomes third US-flagged heavy lift ship

September 2 - September 2 - A short ceremony at Industrial Terminals in Houston, Texas saw a US Congressman direct the raising of the US flag as the 8,000 dwt Ocean Charger became only the third heavy lift ship flagged in the US.
Views: 518
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Scheuerle on track for client

September 2 - September 2 - A Croatian rail car manufacturer has ordered a rail car transporter from German manufacturer Scheurle for a new manufacturing plant to move rail cars and locomotives 'off the rail' within the factory.
Views: 286
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Duo of crane orders for Gottwald

September 1 - September 1 - Hamburg port terminal operator Steinweg has inked a deal to acquire a Generation 5, G HMK 7608 mobile harbour crane (MHC) from Gottwald Port Technology for its multi-purpose terminal at the Port of Hamburg.
Views: 532
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Fifth birthday for Global Project Logistics Network

September 1 - September 1 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN), the large network of independent international project logistics specialists and charterers, has now turned five years old.
Views: 559
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Kuebler's role in world record air freight uplift

September 1 - September 1 - Spedition Kuebler, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, helped Frankfurt-Hahn airport claim aviation history by dispatching the heaviest single cargo item seen via airfreight.
Views: 417

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