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Zagrebtrans handles transformer for South Africa

October 30 - October 30 - Croatian heavy lift transport specialist, Zagrebtrans has successfully handled the shipment of a 500 MVA transformer from Zagreb through Port Rijeka to South Africa.
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Sarjak launches into Europe and Russia

October 28 - October 28 - Mumbai-based Sarjak Container Lines is set to start a new service via Riga, Klaipeda and St Petersburg, with the aim of entering the Russian import/export market for project and oversize cargoes.
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Forwarders see volumes up, but profits down

October 28 - October 28 - Two of the world's largest transport and logistics companies, both with a significant presence in the movement of heavy and OOG project cargoes have reported significant increases in transport volumes in the third quarter of 2009 compared to
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UTC Overseas opens for business in Australia

October 27 - October 27 - Secaucus-based, UTC Overseas Inc has established a new office in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia, headed by newly appointed country manager, Hagen W. Pusch.
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Nautical Institute addresses piracy, terrorism in November

October 27 - October 27 - Increasing acts of terrorism and piracy and their impact on the safety of crews and vessels are to be debated at the Nautical Institute's Terrorism, Piracy and War Risks seminar in Southampton November 6-7.
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Flinter returns boats

October 26 - October 26 - Flinter has completed the round trip carriage of some Dutch flat-bottomed daggerboard yachts.
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AirBridgeCargo adds Amsterdam - Tokyo option

October 23 - October 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines is launching a new weekly B747 freighter service from one of its European gateways at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Narita in Tokyo, Japan.
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UAL reaches halfway point of key cement contact

October 22 - October 22 - UAL-SA, the local subsidiary of global heavy lift line Universal Africa Lines (UAL), has reached the halfway point of a six-month contract to carry cement from Cape Town to Soyo, Angola where a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant is under
Views: 380
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Zagrebtrans moves a monster crane

October 22 - October 22 - Zagreb-based Zagrebtrans has relocated a 725 tonne crane at the container terminal of Port Rijeka, Croatia to its final quayside location.
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Goldhofer names Swiss area sales manager

October 21 - October 21 - Robert Venier has joined Memmingen-based Goldhofer as a field sales executive with responsibility for growing business in Switzerland.
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TBS heads for Ireland

October 21 - October 21 - The decision by TBS International to move its corporate domicile from Bermuda to Ireland appears to be the result of US tax change proposals.
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BBC Chartering offers upright shipping for wind turbine towers

October 20 - October 20 - Wind turbine towers destined for the world's biggest offshore wind park are being transported upright on board a BBC Chartering and Logistic ship in an innovative project aimed at improving on similar methodology used when the towers are ship
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Heavy lift seminars in 2009 and 2010

October 20 - October 20 - After the success of many previous heavy lift seminars related to safety in heavy lifting, Richard L Krabbendam, an expert in the field, has announced that many more seminars are yet to be held over the next few months in 2009 and 2010, write
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What's in Issue 11 of HLPFI?

October 16 - October 16 - In the November/December issue of HLPFI, our regional profile will be on the economies within the Gulf Cooperation Council; whilst our individual country reports will be on South Africa, France and Argentina.
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Antwerp upgrades port information system

October 16 - October 16 - Antwerp Port Authority is currently developing a new version of APICS (Antwerp Port Information and Control System), an innovative software package which among other things supports vessel traffic controllers in drawing up the safest, most ef
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Success for project forwarders conference

October 15 - October 15 - A record number of 120 delegates from 40 countries attended the 3rd annual WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) Conference 2009 in Istanbul, writes HLPFI's Oliver Ward who also attended the event.
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Projects group strengthens supply chain networks

October 13 - October 13 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) is getting a positive response from supply chain service providers to an initiative to expand membership categories.
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Antwerp welcomes dredging go-ahead

October 12 - October 12 - Antwerp Port Authority has given a warm welcome to the Dutch government's implementation of the treaty on deepening the Scheldt estuary, hailing it as an important step. However, managers are keeping the Champagne on ice until the dredging is
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DSV drops interim name to return to old identity

October 12 - October 12 - Just 13 months after the corporate merger of DSV Air & Sea and ABX Logistics Air & Sea, described at the time by mangers as "the perfect match", the expanded company will now officially be known, with immediate effect, as DSV Air & Sea GmbH.
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Canadians sail in for PD Ports

October 9 - October 9 - PD Ports is to be bought by a Canadian asset management company as part of an AUD1.5bn-plus recapitalisation by Babcock & Brown Infrastructure (BBI), which has been under pressure to sell assets to reduce its debt.
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Model shipment for Kuehne + Nagel

October 8 - October 8 - K + N handled the logistics of a full size model of the AVE train that, in 2015, will link the capital of Grand Canaria with the South of the island in the first phase and the North in the second.
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Leipzig-Halle Airport to host TIACA

October 8 - October 8 - Leipzig-Halle Airport is to host The International Air Cargo Association's (TIACA) Executive Summit and Annual General Meeting, which will take place on May 16-18, 2010. The German airport is served by 24 airlines flying to 17 countries and of
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Varamar builds its presence

October 7 - October 7 - Odessa based, Varamar is building its presence in the project and general cargo arena.
Views: 429
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New president for FIATA

October 6 - October 6 - Jean-Claude Delen from Belgium has been elected President of FIATA - the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations - for a term of office of two years.
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Hedge funds twice rebuffed by BBI

October 1 - October 1 - A refinancing proposal from a group of international hedge funds has been rejected by the board of Babcock & Brown Infrastructure (BBI), the majority shareholder of Luxembourg-based Euroports, writes James Graham.
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