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GPLN says technical seminar a huge success

January 31 - January 31 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) recently completed its first technical training course after Breakbulk Asia in Singapore, conducted by Gert J. Vos, a twenty plus year industry expert and was attended by 53 delegates from several c
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SC&RA celebrates 15-year partnership with NBIS

January 28 - January 28 - January marks the 15th anniversary of a partnership between the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) and Atlanta-based NationsBuilders Insurance Services (NBIS).
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Cargolux to appeal against EU price fixing fine

January 27 - January 27 - Main deck cargo airline Cargolux Airlines International is to appeal against the European Union's EUR79.9 million (USD109.3 million) fine for participating in an international price fixing cartel.
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Molson says 'tanks' for the delivery

January 27 - January 27 - Canadian brewer Molson Coors has taken delivery of six massive German-made brewing tanks at its site near Toronto airport, delivered after a 108 km overland movement from the port of Hamilton undertaking by Cambridge, Ontario-based Challenger
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Tuscor Lloyds steels itself with castings shipment

January 27 - January 27 - On behalf of a well-known freight forwarder, Tuscor Lloyds was given the task of moving two 70 tonne steel castings for an engineering company for a large power generation project in Mexico
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Big lift helps Sembcorp towards greener future

January 25 - January 25 - Sembcorp engineers and specialist heavy lifting contractors worked together to ensure the latest piece of green technology was safely lifted into place at Wilton Power Station.
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Bryn Thomas Crane Hire back in business

January 25 - January 25 - The directors of Bryn Thomas Crane Hire are back in business operating from associated companies Bryn Thomas Cranes Ltd and Bryn Thomas Holdings Ltd.
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Fairstar wins new contract for FJORD

January 25 - January 25 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded a contract by Grinaker - LTA Construction Nigeria, a member of the Worley Parsons Group which has resulted in the company's semi-submersible vessel, FJORD departing from its home port in Rotterdam and
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SC&RA upgrades website with new career centre

January 24 - January 24 - The US-based Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has rebuilt and enhanced its website to add valuable new features and improve popular existing ones, says the association.
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Allseas scoops project forwarding gong at UK freight awards

January 24 - January 24 - Now in their 22nd year, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) awards were presented in in London last week when the nominees and sponsors plus shipping and logistics personalities gathered to celebrate the event. The event was
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Portuguese heavylift duo for ALE

January 21 - January 21 - UK-based heavylift handling company ALE has undertaken two significant installation projects at the Artenius petrochemical plant in Sines, Portugal,160 km from Lisbon.
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Damco and General Holding join forces in Abu Dhabi

January 21 - January 21 - Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller, and General Holding Corporation have formed a joint venture, Damco Abu Dhabi, to provide logistics and forwarding services to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
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Nordana makes Savannah a fixed port of call

January 20 - January 20 - Danish shipping line Nordana has added Savannah, Georgia to its Mediterranean/Americas service, effective immediately. As a result, the Mediterranean/Americas service will no longer be calling on a regular basis into Jacksonville, Florida whi
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Royal warrant renewed for Air Partner

January 20 - January 20 - London Gatwick-based Air Partner celebrates 50 years of successful trading in 2011 by enjoying the renewal of its Royal warrant as supplier of aircraft charter to HM Queen Elizabeth II to 2014. The aircraft charter company says that it also r
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Logwin expands African network

January 20 - January 20 - Luxembourg-based global logistics service provider Logwin has strengthened its presence in Africa by opening its second Kenyan location in Mombasa and expanding its warehousing capacity in South Africa at its locations in Johannesburg and Cap
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Multimodal 2011 share the success

January 20 - January 20 - Multimodal 2011, the UK & Ireland's largest transport and logistics event, is now open for visitor registration.
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Energy market powers CEVA expansion in West Africa and Central Asia

January 19 - January 19 - Expansive growth in the energy sector has persuaded CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, to increase its presence in West Africa and Central Asia, areas which will be managed under CEVA's Southern Europe, Middle E
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Lloyd's seminar to keep you the right side of the new UK Bribery Act

January 19 - January 19 - A seminar to be held by Lloyd's Maritime Academy is designed to equip those working in the international maritime industry, including heavy lift shipping and forwarding, with a full understanding of the UK Bribery Act 2010, which comes into f
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Largest side girder deck now earning revenue

January 19 - January 19 - As reported by HLPFI in late October, 2010, the Multilift Group took delivery of the Scheuerle STB 1000, a side girder deck of unrivalled dimensions, said material handling equipment manufacturer Scheuerle.
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Unions and employers in Antwerp sign agreement

January 19 - January 19 - A move to modernise the relationship between labour and employers at the port of Antwerp and a cargo dues freeze for 2011, will have direct and positive benefits to heavy lift and project cargo operations at the Belgian breakbulk and heavylif
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Ro-ro rationalisation adds fifth OT Africa Line ship

January 18 - January 18 - OT Africa Line, a CMA-CGM group company, has restructured its ro-ro services, adding a fifth ship which allows the line to offer an improved service frequency with sailings departing Europe every 10 days.
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Rickmers-Linie appoints Colombian agent

January 18 - January 18 - Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist for breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has appointed Gerleinco, Bogota, as its agent in Colombia with immediate effect.
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Heavy lift crane developments driven by higher loads

January 17 - January 17 - Industry observers have noted the significant co-incidence that as the current Heavy Lift & Project Forwarders International (HLPFI) is published containing an insightful article into the activity of crane manufacturers, clear trends are bein
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Coordinadora in latest heavy lift movement

January 17 - January 17 - Madrid-based project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has moved a 170 tonne transformer from Seville to the Port of Tarragona for export from Spain.
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FESCO restructures its container business

January 14 - January 14 - Fesco Transportation Group has reorganised the management system of its container business, forming a single logistics integrator responsible for the management of the group's business directions and companies that provide various types of co
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Safmarine and Antwerp bosses celebrate cooperation

January 14 - January 14 - At an unveiling ceremony held at the headquarters of the Antwerp Port Authority, Safmarine CEO Tomas Dyrbye presented a ship model of Safmarine Kuramo to CEO Eddy Bruyninckx as a gesture of thanks for the many years of close cooperation betwe
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Indial Shipping joins GPLN

January 13 - January 13 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Indial Shipping Pvt Ltd from Mumbai as its latest member.
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ACS's big-hearted look at 2011

January 13 - January 13 - Philanthropic air charter broker, Air Charter Service (ACS) raised more than USD 75,000 last year for good causes, with money raised by staff matched by the London-based company.
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World's largest heavy lift vessel to visit India

January 12 - January 12 - MV Svenja, which is claimed to be the world's largest heavy lift vessel with a lifting capacity of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, will arrive in India later this week on its maiden voyage.
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Transworld Logistics joins GPLN

January 11 - January 11 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has announced the addition of Transworld Logistics from Dubai as its latest member.
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Kita Logistics opens for business in Erbil

January 10 - January 10 - By opening a branch in Erbil, Iraq, Kita Logistics says that it has become the first Turkish logistics company providing all logistics services in the country, supporting its services in the Middle East and CIS countries.
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Kita Logistics opens for business in Erbil

January 10 - January 10 - By opening a branch in Erbil, Iraq, Kita Logistics says that it has become the first Turkish logistics company providing all logistics services in the country, supporting its services in the Middle East and CIS countries.
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Sweet shipment for Prangl

January 8 - August 8 - Austria's Prangl is claiming sole responsibility for the entire transport and lifting logistics involved in the construction of the second largest sugar silo in Europe.
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Success takes wing for Charles Gee

January 7 - January 7 - Charles Gee & Co have delivered the Alcas WP 1 airline wing transport service on time and under budget.
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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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Donbasstransitservice joins GPLN

January 5 - January 5 - Ukraine-based Donbasstransitservice Ltd, is the latest member to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).rk's member in India.
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