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Europe News from April 2010

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Conference to look at weighty issues of container loading

April 30 - April 30 - Anecdotal evidence suggests that some freight forwarders handling project cargo and moving containerised heavy lift cargo are, on occasion, guilty of not making accurate weight declarations when booking cargo.
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Spliethoff appoints commercial representative in Brazil

April 30 - April 30 - The Spliethoff Group of companies, Amsterdam, have appointed BrazGlobal Projects Shipping and Logistics as commercial representative for all imported project cargo into Brazil from May 2010.
Views: 784
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Intermarine names Intermare as Italian agent

April 30 - April 30 - Ship's agency Intermare SpA, is set to represent all the services operated by Intermarine's flagship line, Industrial Maritime Carriers, in the Italian market.
Views: 637
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Netfrate shaves 1,700 km off Siberian delivery

April 29 - April 29 - US-owned freight forwarder Netfrate has organised the trucking, packaging, survey and ocean transport of an MD Explorer helicopter from the Port of Houston to St Petersburg, Russia with on-carriage to Novokuznetsk, Siberia.
Views: 395
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An-225 in debut Chinese charter

April 28 - April 28 - The sole An-225, now operated by Antonov Airlines, has performed its first charter from China, carrying a full load of general cargo.
Views: 407
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Nooteboom introduces new semi-loader model

April 27 - April 27 - At the BAUMA 2010 fair in Munich, Nooteboom introduced a new semi low-loader model - the Nooteboom Multitrailer MCO-PX, based on the successful high payload Nooteboom PX low-loader.
Views: 221
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Siemens transfers more shipments to rail

April 26 - April 26 - Under contract to Siemens, DB Schenker Rail has started to transport bogies manufactured in Graz from Passau to Hamburg. From there, they will continue by ship to China, where they are to be installed in high-speed passenger trains.
Views: 386
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All hands on deck for press movement

April 23 - April 23 - On March 29, our website carried the news of two industrial forging presses moving from Montenegro to Georgia in the USA.
Views: 602
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Heavy lift and project cargoes need not apply

April 21 - April 21 - Applications are being sought by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) for the designation of "marine highways" and related projects for preferential US federal government funding. Applications are due by June 11, 2010.
Views: 536
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Ainscough strengthens its sales team

April 20 - April 20 - Ainscough Crane Hire has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of three new area sales managers. The trio bring almost a century of industry experience between them, says the UK crane hire company.
Views: 685
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Bellville Rodair takes to the water to move energy equipment

April 20 - April 20 - Full service freight forwarder Bellville Rodair International has turned to Europe's inland waterway system to avoid the administrative delays and headaches associated with the road transport of alternative energy generating equipment.
Views: 605
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Chapman Freeborn issues volcano backlog traffic update

April 20 - April 20 - Air charter and aviation support company Chapman Freeborn has seen an "eruption in demand" for charters since the end of last week - including key routes to and from the Middle East, North America and worldwide, says the company.
Views: 364
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IATA urges re-think of volcano measures

April 19 - April 19 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has sharply criticised European governments for their lack of leadership in handling airspace restrictions in light of the Icelandic volcano eruption and urged a re-think of the decision-making
Views: 481
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AirBridgeCargo fleet grows with arrival of new Boeing 747-400s

April 16 - April 16 - Less than two weeks after taking delivery of its fifth Boeing 747-400, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr Group, has added a sixth B747-400ERF, increasing its total 747 fleet to nine.
Views: 535
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Vanguard invests in mobile crane

April 16 - April 16 - In South Africa, Vanguard, in a joint venture with Grindrod and private investors, has invested ZAR70 million (USD9.5 million) on a new mobile cranes.
Views: 762
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TRANSY moves heavy turbine runner

April 15 - April 15 - Transport Systems TRANSY, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Russia and Ukraine, handled the difficult movement of an 80 tonne heavy turbine runner from the Ukraine port of Illychevsk to Tianjin in China.
Views: 604
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Holleman moves large industrial tanks through Bulgarian winter

April 14 - April 14 - During harsh winter conditions earlier this year Holleman Bulgaria O.O.D., a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) and the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE), organised the transportation of six large tanks for a chemical plant from Hask
Views: 355
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Actuant completes Integrated Solutions acquisitions

April 14 - April 14 - Actuant Corporation has expanded its Enerpac Integrated Solutions capabilities with the acquisitions of Team Hydrotec and Hydrospex. The combined businesses generate approximately USD30 million in annual revenue.
Views: 606
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MK Airline grounding does not impact Panalpina's African cargo

April 12 - April 12 - Panalpina has been informed by its partner MK Airlines that the carrier is temporarily suspending its operation due to a lack of adequate resources. According to MK Airlines it cannot maintain a service and safety level expected.
Views: 187
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Panalpina charters plane for China heavy lift

April 12 - April 12 - Panalpina chartered an Antonov AN 225 freighter to ensure the safe and smooth transportation of high-tech machinery from Hamburg, Germany to Shijiazhuang, China.
Views: 554
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Shipping confidence hits fifteen-month high

April 9 - April 9 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry have risen to their highest levels for fifteen months, according to the latest Shipping Confidence survey by Moore Stephens.
Views: 666
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Hyundai Heavy enters Chinese wind turbine market

April 8 - April 8 - Hyundai Heavy has signed an MOU to construct a wind turbine manufacturing plant jointly with Datang Shandong Power Generation Co., Ltd. and Weihai City Government.
Views: 419
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Dockwise Ltd Seven up for Dockwise

April 7 - April 7 - Dockwise has been awarded seven near-term contracts for the transportation of four jack-up rigs, jack-up construction vessels, supply boats and a floating crane barge, to be transported to Brazil, Egypt, the UAE, Singapore, The Netherlands, Iran
Views: 840
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Isakson, Chambliss Seek Funds for Savannah Harbor Expansion

April 6 - April 6 - US Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss are seeking USD105 million in federal funds to continue the deepening of Savannah Harbour to help ensure that the port is able to accommodate larger cargo carriers.
Views: 559
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Thyke Logistics is open for business

April 6 - April 6 - Thyke Logistics is a relatively new name in the Turkish freight business, but is already providing full logistics services to customers and partners.
Views: 505
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Madrid networks in South America

April 5 - April 5 - The Madrid Chamber of Commerce recently organised business networking opportunities for its members with counterparts in Santa Cruz de la Sierra and La Paz, Bolivia, Asuncion, Paraguay and Montevideo, Uruguay writes Oliver Ward.
Views: 721
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Cargotec focuses on safety in cranes at BAUMA 2010

April 5 - April 5 - Cargotec, one of the world's leading providers of load handling equipment, is showing its range of products at Bauma 2010 to heavy lift and project cargo forwarder customers.
Views: 587
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Volga-Dnepr Group out-performs industry average

April 2 - April 2 - Volga-Dnepr Group, parent of heavy airfreight specialist Volga-Dnepr Airlines and scheduled air cargo operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said the carriers' combined traffic increased seven percent year-on-year in 2009 to 1.85 billion FTKs, which
Views: 752
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1,000 tonne crane debuted by Terex

April 2 - April 2 - Three and a half years after crane manufacturer Terex anounced its decision to build a 1,000 tonne capacity telescopic boom mobile crane, the company has launched its AC 1000 crane.
Views: 352
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Volga-Dnepr Group out-performs industry average

April 2 - April 2 - Volga-Dnepr Group, parent of heavy airfreight specialist Volga-Dnepr Airlines and scheduled air cargo operator AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said the carriers' combined traffic increased seven percent year-on-year in 2009 to 1.85 billion FTKs, which
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9.5 percent trade growth forecast by WTO

April 1 - April 1 - World trade is set to grow in 2010 by 9.5 percent, according to WTO economists, after the sharpest decline in more than 70 years.
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