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Europe News from March 2011

Cargo rallied in 2010 for Cargolux in year of 'comeback' thumbnail image

Cargo rallied in 2010 for Cargolux in year of 'comeback'

March 31 - March 31 - Following the severe global economic disturbances of 2009, external environmental issues faced maindeck airfreight capacity provider Cargolux in 2010 just as the market's financial conditions gave the airline mixed messages, according to its re
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PCN reveals new member in Qatar

March 30 - March 30 - Bin Yousef Cargo Express W.L.L. has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in Qatar.
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Multimodal 2011 opens its doors next week

March 30 - March 30 - Over 4,000 shippers, manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, importers and exporters will be welcomed by almost 200 exhibitors at Multimodal 2011, the UK and Ireland's largest and most transport and logistics exhibition.
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Ter Linden takes charge of more Liebherr cranes

March 30 - March 30 - Ter Linden Craning bv has added a second Liebherr LTM 11200-9.1 and two mobile cranes of the Liebherr LTM 1130-5.1 type to the LTM 11200-9.1 that was delivered in mid-2010.
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GPLN boosts membership in Egypt

March 29 - March 29 - Alexandria-based, Marine & Engineering Services Company (MESCO) has become a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) for Egypt.
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New management team at Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik (NMF)

March 28 - March 28 - Hamburg-based, Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik GmbH (NMF), a major player in the production of deck cranes with an emphasis on heavy-duty cranes, has appointed Ralf Ressel as ceo and Goran Curic as coo, in a move which has also seen the departure o
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Ahlers scores hat-trick of successful project moves

March 28 - March 28 - Belgian heavy lift material handling company Ahlers is celebrating a trio of successful projects that have helped a power plant construction, European cargo bound for a Chinese nuclear plant and a steel plant in Indonesia.
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Alsace traffic boosts Antwerp as French gateway

March 25 - March 25 - The level of French project cargo, as well as other cargoes, handled at the port of Antwerp is so significant that French president Nicolas Sarkozy has quipped that Antwerp is the largest French port.
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Going Dutch is no problem for ALS

March 25 - March 25 - ALS (Freight Management Nederland) BV's sea freight team based in Moerdijk, Netherlands arranged the loading of two transformers with a combined weight of 330 tonnes along with 950 cu m of ancillary equipment for movement between Croatia and th
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SC&RA on the look out for workshop papers

March 25 - March 25 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has issued a call for papers to be presented during the Crane & Rigging Workshop, September 21-23, Sheraton Philadelphia City Centre, Philadelphia.
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Air Partner and An-225 join Japan relief efforts

March 24 - March 24 - The giant Antonov An-225 - the world's largest freighter aircraft - has joined the international effort to provide relief supplies to Japan in the wake of the country's recent earthquake and tsunami.
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Hyundai ramps up in project forwarding

March 24 - March 24 - Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is ramping up its exposure in the project forwarding business on the back of vast deals being concluded between South Korean construction firms in the Middle East. Sam Chambers reports from Seoul.
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Project Cargo Network adds two

March 23 - March 23 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has named Spark Global Logistics PTY Ltd as its new member in Australia. along with Casmal Cargo & Projects in Mexico.
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Prangl helps Pummerin get new lease of life

March 23 - March 23 - Equipment hire and special transport company, Prangl has helped extend the life of Austria's biggest and most important bell through the installation of a new clapper which is 273 kg lighter than the previous one.
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Savannah handles gas turbine

March 23 - March 23 - Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Ocean Terminal in Savannah has handled a 166 tonne gas turbine - one of five heavy lift items in a shipment that also included 50 crates.
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Sarens' worldwide menu of heavy lifts

March 21 - March 21 - In a bi-annual message to its heavy lift industry clients, Belgium-based heavy lift multi-purpose contractor Sarens Group has revealed the range of recent lifting operations it has been involved in as well its acquisition of a new Canadian memb
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Balnak Group names new board member

March 18 - March 18 - leading Turkish logistics company, the Balnak Group has named experience logistics and transport industry expert, Wolfgang W. D
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Dinnadge joins CSS Group as vice president

March 18 - March 18 - Dubai-based CSS Group (Consolidated Shipping Services Group) has appointed Kenneth A. Dinnadge, vice president business development. He will be responsible for the CSS Group's business development aspirations in the MENA and Sub-continent regio
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Thunderbolt Global Logistics joins GPLN

March 17 - March 17 - Thunderbolt Global Logistics LLC is the latest company to join flourishing project forwarder network, Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Beluga Chartering GmbH files for insolvency

March 16 - March 16 - The management board of Beluga Chartering GmbH ("Chartering") has announced that they were advised to petition for the opening of insolvency proceedings and have done so at the local court in Bremen, Germany, earlier today (March 16th).
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Swire orders second windfarm installation vessel

March 14 - March 14 - Swire Blue Ocean's parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd, has executed its option with Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) in Korea to build a second windfarm installation vessel.
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Maximus Air Cargo seeks to strengthen African foothold

March 14 - March 14 - With the first of its three new A300-600RF's set to join the fleet in the next few months, Maximus Air Cargo - the UAE's largest dedicated cargo aircraft operator - is setting its sights on Africa as a region that represents great opportunity f
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Customs licence for Hellmann East Europe

March 11 - March 11 - Hellmann East Europe has gained the Customs Representative Licence for Russia (previously known as the Customs Broker Licence) which enables the company to offer customs clearance services under its own private licence.
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Steel cut for Fairstar's second newbuild

March 11 - March 11 - Steel cutting for the second of Fairstar's newbuild 50,000 dwt open-stern semi-submersible vessels, Finesse has taken place, marked by a ceremony at the ASIC facility in Nantong, China attended by representatives of Det Norsk Veritas, Guangzhou
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New sales strategist onboard at Beluga

March 11 - March 11 - Beluga Shipping's ongoing restructuring continues apace and the heavy lift shipping specialist has announced the appointment of a new global chief sales officer, Joerg Roehl.
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NSCSA contracts for new ships

March 9 - March 9 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has signed four shipbuilding contracts, plus two additional optional contracts with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
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Antwerp pilots barge ID system

March 9 - March 9 - Effective March 1, Antwerp Port Authority has started the pilot phase of its Inland Automatic Identification System (AIS) for barges in the port area.
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BMT on the move

March 8 - March 8 - The London headquarters of the worldwide network of offices under the umbrella of BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys Ltd, a member of BMT Group Ltd, is on the move across the City of London.
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Tuscor Lloyds offers advice on Mexico

March 8 - March 8 - Tuscor Lloyds gave a keynote presentation at a recent Mexico Matters seminar given by the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) department, in a workshop which covered crossdock, distribution, warehousing and transport security and other related inform
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Rotterdam reports good year

March 8 - March 8 - 2010 has been a good year for the port of Rotterdam, says the port's director of Breakbulk, Jouke Schaap.
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GAC helps deliver Goliath crane to Rosyth

March 7 - March 7 - Careful coordination, meticulous handling and perfect timing by GAC Shipping UK's Leith office, acting as port agent, helped deliver the Goliath crane under the Forth Bridge on its way to Rosyth shipyard.
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Wind blows into Harwich International Port

March 7 - March 7 - In the UK, Harwich International Port has landed a new contract with Aarsleff Bilfinger Berger Joint Venture (ABJV) to act as as ABJV's UK installation port for phase 1 of the London Array offshore wind farm.
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Cory Brothers opens for business in Gibraltar

March 4 - March 4 - Cory Brothers Shipping Agency now offers shipping agency services in Gibraltar in conjunction with its partner, the Gibunco Ship Agency, part of the Gibunco Group.
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Wilhelmsen on the move in Bulgaria

March 4 - March 4 - Wilhelmsen Ships Service Bulgaria has relocated its office in Varna in response to growing business volumes in the region.
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Wilhelmsen Ships Service acquires Eurokor Logistics

March 3 - March 3 - Effective April 1, Wilhelmsen Ships Service has agreed to acquire Eurokor Logistics, a ships agency, logistics and forwarding company with operations in the Netherlands and Belgium.
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Beluga Shipping announces restructuring

March 3 - March 3 - Beluga Shipping has responded to reports that its future ownership structure is in question with the announcement that the group is to undertake a comprehensive financial restructuring.
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Kuehne + Nagel benefits from recovery

March 3 - March 3 - The Kuehne + Nagel Group says that it benefitted from the recovery of world trade in its last financial year - 2010.
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Mammoet adds to Kobelco crawler crane order

March 2 - March 2 - Since placing an initial order for five Kobelco CKE2500-2, 250-tonne capacity crawler cranes (for operations in Brazil, Sakhalin and the Middle East) in 2010, leading international heavy lift specialist, Mammoet, has progressively increased its
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Fairmount tugs deliver Skarv Idun

March 2 - March 2 - Fairmount Marine's tugs, Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Summit, have delivered FPSO Skarv Idun to the port of Stord in Norway.
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Vive le Havre for Damco

March 1 - March 1 - Damco has said 'bonjour' to Le Havre with a new office that says that the development gives it a good chance of competing against other freight forwarding companies in the area.
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