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Europe News from November 2009

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ALE Heavylift generates power in Spain

November 30 - November 30 - ALE Heavylift has successfully completed the replacement of electrical generators in Unit 1 of Almaraz nuclear power plant, Spain using a 500 tonne skidding gantry.
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Busy quarter for Chapman Freeborn to finish year

November 30 - November 30 - During the last quarter of 2009, Chapman Freeborn's worldwide offices have been involved in a series of headline activities, including humanitarian activity, a business expansion into Africa and a series of high profile heavy lift movements.
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Wagenborg Nedlift handles giant transformer

November 27 - November 27 - Wagenborg Nedlift has managed the transportation of a 320 tonne giant transformer from the fabrication yard at Nijmegen to the Tennet electricity sub-station at Ens in the Netherlands.
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Advance International helps power Bulgarian shipbuilding

November 26 - November 26 - Global project cargo forwarder Advance International Transport Inc has commenced a three-year contract to provide heavy lift transport management services for Japanese-built ship engines destined for a multi bulk-carrier order being undertak
Views: 445
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Old meets new at SCHEURLE

November 26 - November 26 - SCHEURLE used the recent visit of two vintage prime movers belonging to Multilift Group shareholder, Helmut Alborn to arrange a 'classic meets high-tech' photoshoot.
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Breakbulk Asia sets out to charting the recovery

November 26 - November 26 - The 2nd Annual Breakbulk Asia Conference & Exhibition, a large and important gathering for companies involved in the shipping of heavy lift, project cargo and traditional breakbulk will convene under the banner 'Charting the Recovery'.
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Heavy lifts for Danbrit Shipping

November 25 - November 25 - Danbrit Shipping, which offers specialised handling of heavy cargoes through its terminals on the River Humber in the UK, recently handled the transport of a 100-tonne transformer from Germany to Lowestoft.
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WWL opens in St Petersburg

November 23 - November 23 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened its own office in Russia.
Views: 500
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Weatherford International selects K + N

November 19 - November 19 - Global oil and gas industry services provider Houston-based Weatherford International has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a two-year contract to manage its North American export activities to 18 countries across Europe, the Middle East and West Afric
Views: 455
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HUGO STINNES strengthens SANMEX service

November 17 - November 17 - HUGO STINNES SCHIFFAHRT is upgrading its monthly multipurpose service from North Europe to the Caribbean and the US Gulf.
Views: 535
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Target Logistics moves fertilizer plant

November 16 - November 16 - Pakistan project cargo forwarder Target Logistics has undertaken the successful transport of equipment for Pak American Fertilizers in Karachi.
Views: 361
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TRANSY moves space equipment

November 16 - November 16 - Transport Systems Ltd (TRANSY), the Russian member of the Worldwide Project Consortium, has transported consignments of space station equipment for the European Space Agency's Guiana Space Centre (GSC).
Views: 501
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Panalpina blows hot with oil and gas industry wins

November 13 - November 13 - According to a statement from Panalpina, Weatherford and Halliburton, two major global players in the oil and gas sector and long-time Panalpina customers have awarded significant new pieces of business to the global forwarding and logistics
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Barcelona Propeller Club honours founder

November 13 - November 13 - Edward Bacon is known throughout the heavy lift and project forwarding world as one of the most experienced operators in Spain, working with UTT, part of the ALG Group, reports Oliver Ward
Views: 440
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AN-225 visits EMA

November 13 - November 13 - The world's largest commercially available aircraft - the mighty Antonov AN-225 - visited East Midlands Airport recently.
Views: 354
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Boskalis and Smit announce merger

November 12 - November 12 - Royal Boskalis Westminster nv (Boskalis) and Smit Internationale nv (Smit) have reached agreement on a full merger of the two companies, whereby all the activities of Smit will be continued in the combined company (the Group).
Views: 611
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Spedition Kuebler load closes German highway

November 12 - November 12 - Spedition Kuebler has transported an abnormal load of heavy machinery destined for a moulding press which is being assembled in Volkingen, Germany.
Views: 451
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Neukirch moves power and turning machinery

November 10 - November 10 - Bremen-based project cargo forwarder F. W. Neukirch Internationale Spedition, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, recently transported a 61 tonne transformer for a North German power supply company.
Views: 422
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Bahwan Wagenborg sets sail in Oman

November 10 - November 10 - Established just last month, Bahwan Wagenborg Heavylift & Oilfield Services LLC is a strategic alliance between the Suhail Bahwan Group, one of Oman's foremost business houses and Royal Wagenborg from The Netherlands, a strong multi-discipli
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Toll completes hat-trick of 2009 acquisitions

November 9 - November 9 - Australian-based Toll Group has acquired Logistic Distribution Systems (LDS), one of the leading privately-owned international freight forwarding companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Views: 845
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Multitrade Spain supports public transport investments

November 9 - November 9 - Barcelona-based project cargo forwarder Multitrade Spain, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has been involved in a range of heavy lift movements associated with passenger infrastructure projects in North Africa and South
Views: 668
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Flinter and Oy Nordic Chartering merge

November 9 - November 9 - Oy Nordic Chartering has been merged into Dutch shipping company, Flinter in a move which the latter said would strengthen its position in European markets.
Views: 295
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KCA DEUTAG awards global freight tender to Panalpina

November 8 - September 8 - Panalpina is likely to see significant heavy and over-dimensional shipments as part of the additional business that it has been awarded by KCA DEUTAG in the key countries of Angola, Gabon, Libya, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan over the next three
Views: 458
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Best in class project forwarders vie for UK Forwarders award

November 5 - November 5 - Four project cargo forwarders are vying for the honour of taking away the Project Forwarding Award at the 2009 Freight Service Awards organised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org.
Views: 565
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Volga-Dnepr Airlines wins BACA award

November 4 - November 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has been voted 'Best Cargo Charter Airline of the Year 2009' by the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA).
Views: 646
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BACA launches new standard for air charter brokers

November 4 - November 4 - BACA (Baltic Air Charter Association) is launching a 'BACA Standard' to promote higher trading standards and business ethics of the air charter brokers within its membership.
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Heavy Lift Group meets in Barcelona

November 4 - November 4 - Members of The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) are gathering for their 45th Conference at the Grand Marina Hotel in Barcelona starting with a reception and dinner on 6th November, writes Oliver Ward.
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Maximus highlights Middle East cargo advantages

November 2 - November 2 - Fathi Hilal Buhazza, president and CEO of Maximus Air Cargo (pictured below), has predicted that freight traffic will triple in the Middle East over the next 20 years and says that "a sound business model mean that Maximus Air Cargo is confid
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