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Europe News from January 2010

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Freighters World Conference comes to London

January 29 - January 29 - Following a successful event in Barcelona in 2009, the tenth annual Freighters World Conference will be held at the Lancaster London Hotel on from April 22-23, 2010.
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Panalpina scoops UK forwarders award

January 28 - January 28 - Panalpina World Transport won the Project Forwarding category of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Freight Service Awards, the UK's most prestigious logistics and supply chain industry awards.
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UAL opens Angolan office

January 28 - January 28 - Universal Africa Lines (UAL), which offers specialist shipping services in West Africa's 'oil and gas theatre', has added a new office in Luandam with Monique Gubler, formerly chief operating officer of a global logistics provider, appointed
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UniSea Shipping moves heavy plant

January 27 - January 27 - Pictured below is a photo of UniSea Shipping's Beautriumph discharging heavy plant machinery in the port of Cartagena, Colombia.
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Karl Gross achieves AEO certification

January 26 - January 26 - Germany based Karl Gross Internationale Spedition GmbH has been granted certification as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).
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Smit and Boskalis sign merger potocol

January 25 - January 25 - Further to the news uploaded here in December, Royal Boskalis Westminster nv (Boskalis) and Smit Internationale nv (Smit) have announced that they have signed a merger protocol for a full merger of the two companies.
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Bidder places price tag on Monrovia Freeport

January 22 - January 22 - According to reports in the local press, the minimum investment to construct and outfit a Freeport for Monrovia, Liberia, will be at least USD200 million. This price tag includes the construction infrastructure costs and port equipment provis
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Sugar shipment is sweet for WWPC members

January 22 - January 22 - WWPC members from Tunisia and France worked together to transport of a complete drying and cooling unit for a new sugar production plant in Tunisia.
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ALE announces new global brand

January 22 - January 22 - The ultra heavy lift crane fleet AL.SK has been given a new name as part of a global rebrand for Abnormal Load Engineering, as the company, now called ALE, announced that it had been awarded a multi-million dollar contract involving the impen
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Industrial Echo joins Intermarine fleet

January 21 - January 21 - Intermarine has taken delivery of the Industrial Echo, the fourth in a series of four heavy lift newbuildings which have joined the company's fleet in the past 12 months.
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Global boat transportation alliance aims to make waves

January 21 - January 21 - PSP, a Southampton, UK-based freight forwarder with experience of moving boats and cruisers, is heading up a new global boat transportation alliance. The aim of the alliance is to give customers "an ever-improving, seamless global service, as
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Heavy lift looks to African wind generating opportunities

January 19 - January 19 - Demand for heavy lift and project forwarding activity in Africa could grow from large-scale wind turbine development as economic growth in African states threatens to outstrip the capabilities of traditional power generation means to satisfy
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Tuscor Lloyds moves huge underwater substructures

January 15 - January 15 - Tuscor Lloyds was called upon by aspecialist manufacturing company that needed to move some large and cumbersome cargo for the offshore industry from the east coast of Scotland to Melbourne, Australia.
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SCHEURLE's new equipment is ideal for excavator transport

January 15 - January 15 - SCHEUERLE Fahrzeugfabrik has extended its product range for the challenging and demanding road transport sector and will present its new EuroCombi BR (Boom Recess) with its special Prisma loading trough at this year
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Antwerp port community welcomes Dutch go-ahead for Scheldt deepening

January 13 - January 13 - Antwerp Port Authority and Alfaport Antwerpen have expressed their satisfaction with the decision by the Dutch Council of State (taken today) overturning the stay of deepening work in the Western Scheldt. The decision means that dredging will
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Amsterdam is flying high for Bellville Rodair

January 12 - January 12 - Whilst 2009 ranks as one of the most difficult on record for the freight industry, Bellville Rodair International (BRI) says that its Amsterdam office achieved a record 91 percent increase in revenue and 118 percent increase in gross profit,
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PD Ports says no further job cuts at Teesport

January 11 - January 11 - At the beginning of December 2009, Corus announced its intentions to mothball some of its Teesside Cast Products (TCP) operations with effect from the end of January 2010.
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January 7 - January 7 - Sweden's Bj
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Bellville Rodair celebrates the successes of the past decade

January 6 - January 6 - Writing in the latest issue of the company's magazine "View", Terry Walpole, group chief executive of Bellville Rodair gave an interesting account of the company's achievements in the last decade, by Charlotte Matheson.
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GAC restructures UK operations

January 5 - January 5 - Global shipping, logistics and marine services group GAC has announced the merger of its UK operations.
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Ocean Lady discharges BMW Oracle equipment

January 5 - January 5 - Consigned to Transcoma, the vessel Ocean Lady called recently for the first time in Valencia to discharge material for the BMW Oracle team competing for the Americas Cup races in February.
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