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Indian shippers and forwarders plan think-tank

March 31 - March 31 - A new heavy lift and project forwarding think-tank is being planned by shippers and forwarders in India, aimed at lobbying the government to improve infrastructure and harmonise regulations.
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Green energy boost for Medden Shipping and Trading

March 30 - March 30 - Medden Shipping & Trading, the Turkish member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has had a busy start to 2010 with renewable energy projects stimulating business.
Views: 809
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Boskalis declares offer for Smit unconditional

March 30 - March 30 - In the latest news from the long-running Boskalis - Smit takeover, Royal Boskalis Westminster has declared its public offer for all of the shares in Smit Internationale unconditional.
Views: 394
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Blade transport needs prompts Scheuerle design work

March 29 - March 29 - The TII Group (consisting of Scheuerle, Nicolas and Kamag) has identified the alternative power generating industry as a growth sector and designed a range of equipment for the transport of offshore and onshore plants for this challenging indus
Views: 361
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Chapman Freeborn signs cargo partnership agreement with Air Niugini

March 26 - March 26 - Urgent movements of oil rig equipment, a key contract in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a block bellyhold space agreement and a strategic US executive appointment are just the most recent activities that demonstrate the global nature of Chapman Freebo
Views: 592
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CEE celebrates 1st birthday

March 26 - March 26 - The global network for equipment owners and asset based companies within the heavy cargo transport market, Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), is marking its first year of operation.
Views: 617
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Two up for Antwerp in India

March 26 - March 26 - Earlier this week, Prince Filip of Belgium and Port of Antwerp alderman Marc Van Peel opened the Belgian port's second Indian branch office in Pune.
Views: 309
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 25 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
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Ports America announces new CEO

March 25 - March 25 - Ports America Group (Ports America) has named Michael F. Hassing as the company's president and chief executive officer.
Views: 326
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Ports America announces new CEO

March 25 - March 25 - Ports America Group (Ports America) has named Michael F. Hassing as the company's president and chief executive officer.
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Stedergroup handles port construction equipment

March 25 - March 25 - StederGroup, the Dutch member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) has managed the transport of port construction and dredging equipment from the Netherlands to two UK ports.
Views: 403
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Contract boost for India's Direct Logistics

March 22 - March 22 - GPLN member Direct Logistics India Pvt Ltd has been awarded a contract to handle the inbound logistics for fortune 500 entity Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited - one of India's largest and fastest-growing public sector engineering giants.
Views: 496
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Port of Antwerp to invest on a world scale

March 19 - March 19 - Antwerp is aiming to strengthen the port's competitive position on a world scale by developing activities globally, especially in growth regions with the potential to generate cargo for the port.
Views: 693
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GPLN adds Globalink for Kazakhstan

March 18 - March 18 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has added Almaty-based Globalink Logistics Group as a member in Kazakhstan.
Views: 426
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TBS International says 2009 was 'challenging'

March 17 - March 17 - Reporting its Q4 and December 31, 2009 year end financial results, TBS International chairman and CEO and president, Joseph E. Royce, stated: "2009 was a particularly challenging year for the global economy and shipping, especially for the dry
Views: 675
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen to float off segments in company restructuring

March 16 - March 16 - Shareholders in Wilh. Wilhelmsen are to be asked to allow a restructuring of the company that will see the company's shipping and logistics segment separated from the maritime services under the control of a new group parent company.
Views: 508
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Fairstar on the move

March 15 - March 15 - Fairstar has moved head office in the Netherlands.
Views: 153
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Trio of new members enlist in CEE network

March 15 - March 15 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) has named three more companies that have enlisted into the network for equipment owners and supporting industry.
Views: 431
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Order book fills for Dockwise Shipping

March 15 - March 15 - Multi-million dollar contracts have been signed by Dockwise Shipping, securing work for the Dutch operator into 2012.
Views: 390
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Hattrick of reactors handled by SAL

March 12 - March 12 - In Kandla port, India, SAL's Anne-Sofie discharged three reactors weighing 703 tonnes, 724 tonnes and 848 tonnes, respectively and all more than 30 m in length.
Views: 444
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BDP launches Indian JV to offer project services

March 10 - March 10 - US-based logistics operator BDP International (BDP) has established an Indian joint venture company which will target India's expanding chemicals, life-sciences, healthcare, retail, telecom and manufacturing industries.
Views: 533
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New member for Militzer & M

March 10 - March 10 - Hamburg-based full service forwarder and logistics specialist Militzer & M
Views: 818
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Project cargo team ensures success in Libya

March 9 - March 9 - Members of the Project Professionals Group (PPG) have teamed up to deliver a consignment of 18 transformers and associated equipment to remote desert locations along the Libyan, Tunisian and Algerian borders.
Views: 542
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Cory Logistics delivers steel production line to India

March 9 - March 9 - Cory Logistics is concluding the first phase of a three month assignment to transport an entire steel production plant to India from the UK. The movement has entailed loading and shipping 140 feus plus 4,500 tonnes of breakbulk cargo and OOG ite
Views: 395
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Coyne Airways extends Iraq coverage

March 9 - March 9 - Coyne Airways has been appointed as the exclusive sales agent in the UK and Ireland for RUS Aviation, giving freight forwarders direct access to an extensive route network into Iraq.
Views: 528
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Successful start to 2010 for Ahlers

March 8 - March 8 - Global project and breakbulk operator Ahlers had a positive start to 2010, despite the global economic hardships.
Views: 569
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Sloman Neptun launches Italy-Algeria link

March 8 - March 8 - A new shipping link between Italy and Algeria is set to launch later this month, operated by Sloman Neptun Shipping and Transport, writes Kirsten Shepherd.
Views: 537
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napa service adds direct calls at Osaka and Shanghai

March 7 - March 7 - The companies which operate the napa service have announced that with the sailing of the Silverstone Express from Los Angeles on April 25th and Grays Harbor on April 28th, regular direct calls will be added at Osaki and Shanghai to the triangula
Views: 461
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Sarah Spivey takes the helm at Modulift

March 5 - March 5 - UK-based global engineering company Modulift has appointed Sarah Spivey as group managing director. Spivey plans to make expansion of the company a priority.
Views: 536
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Verbrugge Zeeland's vital link in Greater Gabbard's supply chain

March 4 - March 4 - Verbrugge Zeeland Terminal, located at the port of Vlissingen at the mouth of the Western Scheldt estuary, is playing a pivotal role in the development of the offshore Greater Gabbard wind farm, slated for completion in 2012.
Views: 295
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Bulgaria and Serbia members for WWPC

March 4 - March 4 - Two branches of Romanian heavy lift operator Holleman Special Transport & Project Cargo Srl have joined the Worldwide Project Consortium as exclusive members in Bulgaria and Serbia.
Views: 653
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Aussie boost for CEE as three new members join

March 4 - March 4 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), a global network for cargo equipment owners, stevedores and export packers serving the heavy and outsized cargo industry, has welcomed its first Australian members as the network expands 'Down Under'.
Views: 285
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CARGO SHOP 2010 to open with Royal touch

March 1 - March 1 - The CARGO S.H.O.P. (Specialised, Heavyweight, ODC and Project) 2010 exposition in Mumbai at the end of this month is be opened by a member of Belgium's Royal family.
Views: 693
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UK companies look to offshore wind turbine opportunities

March 1 - March 1 - A strategic investment of up to USD150 million in the UK offshore wine turbine R&D could lead to significant opportunities for offshore and onshore heavy lift operators and project cargo forwarders in the coming years, industry observers predict
Views: 536
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KOG delivers a wagon load of fun

March 1 - March 1 - HLPFI's publishing executive, Luke King went on the road to join KOG Transport for a 'Gruenkohl Party' in Achim, northern Germany.
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