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Dockwise secures significant new contracts

December 31 - December 31 - In a year end update, Dockwise has announced that since the contract awards statement issued on November 19, a further 11 near-term contract wins have been secured by its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of rigs, barges
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Transy powers turbine move in freezing weather

December 30 - December 30 - Transy, the Russian logistics operator that is a member of the the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has completed the shipment and installation of a GE gas turbine and generator onto a foundation in Sredneuralsk near Ekaterinburg in Russ
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CEE member assembles and ships continuous barge unloader

December 29 - December 29 - A leading Asian coal supplier has contracted WPC Marine & Offshore Services (WPCMOS) to assemble, transport and install a 600 tonne Continous Barge Unloader (CBU) to Bontang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.
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Busy year end for Wagenborg

December 29 - December 29 - Wagenborg Nedlift, Royal Wagenborg's specialist heavy transport. lifting and hoisting division has had a busy end of year.
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Largest wind turbine installation jackup to be built

December 28 - December 28 - According to reports in the international oil and gas media, Drydocks World Southeast Asia Pte Limited will build at its Drydocks World - Graha yard the GustoMSC NG-9000C-HPE wind turbine installation jackup vessel for an undisclosed client.
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Sea trials for Combi Dock IV

December 24 - December 24 - Combi Dock IV has undertaken sea-trials successfully prior to delivery and entry into service.
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A swell job for Jumbo Jubilee's maiden voyage

December 24 - December 24 - Jumbo Shipping's latest newbuilding, Jumbo Jubilee, completed its maiden voyage after successfully loading, transporting and installing two 1,250 tonne shiploaders for FL Smidth in challenging circumstances.
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Blue Water handles flywheel shipment

December 22 - December 22 - Cooperation between Blue Water Shipping's offices in Bremen and Copenhagen has resulted in the successful completion of a project transport shipment from the Czech Republic to Kalundborg in Denmark.
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Georgia Ports Authority protects Loggerhead Sea Turtles

December 22 - December 22 - As a sponsor of the Caretta Research Project, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is pleased to report a successful 2009 nesting season on Wassaw Island, protecting more than 63 loggerhead turtles and their nests. For the past five years, the
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Campayo helps Madrid high speed train

December 22 - December 22 - Despite winter conditions with ice and snow on the roads, Grupo Campayo of Spain has successfully completed two difficult shipments to help Madrid's AVE high speed train project.
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SNS completes logistics for new Tunis airport

December 21 - December 21 - The new Tunisian airport at Enfidha was declared open by the Tunisian subsidiary of its Turkish operator TAV earlier this month, writes Oliver Ward.
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Nordic Heavy Lift sheds contracts for Borealis construction

December 17 - December 17 - Rotterdam-based Nordic Heavy Lift (NHL) has sold the construction contracts for the heavy lift crane ship Borealis to a subsidiary of London-based Acergy Group, the seabed-to-surface engineering and construction contractor to the offshore oi
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Chipolbrok adds Adam Asnyk

December 16 - December 16 - Adam Asnyk, the first of six new, multipurpose, heavy lift ships which have been ordered by Chipolbrok from the COSCO Dalian Shipyard has entered into service
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Beluga forms joint venture agency with Peter W Lampke

December 15 - December 15 - Beluga Chartering GmbH, a subsidiary of the Bremen-based project cargo and heavy lift shipping company, Beluga Shipping, has formed a new agency joint venture with independent liner agent, Peter W Lampke.
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Europeans sign up to Europe's first offshore wind grid

December 14 - December 14 - In what could be a significant boost to heavy lift operators servicing the offshore wind energy sector, nine European countries have signed up to an agreement to develop Europe's first offshore wind grid.
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Project cargo forwarding requires new solutions for air lift

December 10 - December 10 - Project cargo forwarding has been on a roll in the last few years, but for those forwarders that rely on air freight movements, there are a number of challenges on the horizon that may very well impact on their business model within the next
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Rickmers-re-certified to latest ISO standards

December 9 - December 9 - Rickmers-Linie has been successfully re-certified in accordance with the latest ISO standards ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004.
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Boskalis - Smit merger on track

December 9 - December 9 - Royal Boskalis Westminster in The Netherlands says good progress is being made in preparation for the merger of the company with Smit Internationale NV (Smit).
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KAMAG and SCHEUERLE claim new world record

December 8 - December 8 - As part of a new project, more than 15,000 tonnes of installation equipment was moved on self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) using KAMAG and SCHEUERLE transport technology.
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Rickmers-Linie names Brunoni as Swiss agent

December 8 - December 8 - Rickmers-Linie, the breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo specialist headquartered in Hamburg, has appointed Zurich-based O Brunoni SA as its Swiss agent with effect from 1 January 2010.
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TBS shareholders approve changes in incorporation plans

December 7 - December 7 - Further to the report posted here on October 21st, TBS International Limited has now announced that its shareholders have approved a proposal to change the place of incorporation of the company to Ireland from Bermuda.
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ROLAND Spedition moves railtrack machinery

December 7 - December 7 - ROLAND Spedition has arranged the transportation of a complete train load of rail track construction machinery from Norway to Germany.
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Shipping.dk delivers on Spanish high speed train work

December 7 - December 7 - Project teams from Shipping.dk have transported a Herrenknecht tunnel boring machine from Kehl in Germany to Barcelona in Spain where it will be used in the construction of the Girona AVE high speed train line.
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Nordana on the move in Spain

December 4 - December 4 - From January 1, 2010, Nordana will shift its Spanish operations from Valencia port to Sagunto port.
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Far East peak season soars for Air Charter

December 3 - December 3 - Air Charter Service's Hong Kong office has flourished in a peak season that, to many, has come as a pleasant surprise. Freight volumes moving on charters have dramatically increased since early October.
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Huge generator moves through Savannah

December 3 - December 3 - The Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal received a 269 tonne item of heavy lift cargo this month bound for the SCANA electricity plant in Jasper County.
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Dockwise shares trade on Euronext Amsterdam from tomorrow

December 2 - December 2 - Following earlier announcements regarding a secondary listing of Dockwise Ltd on Euronext Amsterdam, and about the issuance of new common shares, The listing and commencement of trading in the Euro Registry Shares on Euronext Amsterdam in Eur
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NEPA launches 'one-stop shop' for shipowners and investors

December 1 - December 1 - NEPA Projects and Investments is offering shipowners an integrated solution including managing their investments, ownership representation, commercial management, arranging technical management, dry docking supervision, newbuilding and conver
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