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Cruz doubles up IL-76TD flights for significant client

June 29 - June 29 - Almaty, Kazakhstan-based project cargo forwarder Cruz Logistics recently required two IL-76TD journeys on consecutive days to move four load banks from Fujairah, UAE to Uralsk, Kazakhstan for a significant customer.
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New ship deal for NSCSA

June 29 - June 29 - The National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia has signed a 'murabaha' financing agreement with the Saudi British Bank (SABB) and the National Commercial Bank for SR822.6 million (USD219.3 million) that will finance 80 percent of the cost to construc
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Dockwise to convert contract backlog to firm orders

June 28 - June 28 - A backlog of multi-million dollar contracts worth more than USD40 million for the moving of offshore equipment and heavyweight barge movements will be completed by Q3 2011, says Dutch leading marine contractor Dockwise.
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Broekman Group opens new head office

June 24 - May 24 - Broekman Group has centralised its different operations within a new head office in 'PortCity 1', the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
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Steel fabricators invest in Shuttlelift product

June 23 - June 23 - Plains Fabrication & Supply, a steel fabrication company based in Alberta, Canada, which produces heaters, separators, pressure vessels, skid packages, and other custom fabrication items has purchased a Shuttlelift SL 75II to increase productivi
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Rawcliffe ships pair of castings

June 23 - June 23 - JB Rawcliffe & Sons from Skelmersdale, UK has transported two 300 tonne castings for Sheffield Forgemasters International.
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Imperial Reederei takes over BARIS

June 22 - June 22 - Effective July 1, 2011 Imperial Reederei GmbH will be the exclusive shareholder of BARIS Schifffahrtsgesellschaft mbH, with the company operating as Imperial BARIS GmbH from that date with its head office in Berlin and a branch office in Duisbur
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Demag Cranes' board recommends latest Terex offer

June 22 - June 22 - The management and supervisory boards of Demag Cranes AG has recommended that its shareholders accept a revised takeover offer from Terex Corporation that includes an increased share price offer and safeguards employee jobs, existing sites and D
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StederGroup links two European seas with South America

June 22 - June 22 - StederGroup Liner Agency has launched a breakbulk, liner service with vessels from 15,000 dwt up to 30,000 dwt and geared with 20 ton cranes between the Black Sea and Mediterranean ports and South American east and west coast ports.
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Prangl helps out at Schwechat shutdown

June 21 - June 21 - Austrian crane, access, and heavy transport company Prangl has been involved in the annual shutdown at Schwechat refinery, near Vienna, among the largest and most complex inland refineries in Europe.
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Air Partner celebrates half century

June 21 - June 21 - Air Partner plc, a world leading provider of private aviation services, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month.
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Robert Wynn & Sons commence module delivery operations

June 21 - June 21 - The completion of the UK's largest current nuclear project, Evaporator D (where Costain is working with Sellafield Ltd), has moved a stage nearer with the successful completion of the first of the module delivery stages required for this impress
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Cargo Equipment Experts adds new member in Finland

June 20 - June 20 - Nurminen Logistics Oyj has joined the Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd (CEE) as the network's member in Helsinki, Finland, representing the service categories: Haulage; Port/Airport Operators; Stevedores; Export Packers and Surveyors
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Ahlers scores a quartet of successful project shipments

June 20 - June 20 - Antwerp-based Ahlers Forwarding has seen some recent significant movements from Asia to developing markets, highlighting the growing importance of Asia to the global project cargo business.
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Kestrel swoops on FALLine

June 17 - June 17 - In a move which the company's owner Andy Thorne describes as "an excellent fit", Kestrel Liner Agencies has been named as UK general agent for FALLine.
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A Chinese epic takeaway the weather couldn't halt

June 17 - June 17 - A biomass boiler destined for green power generation in Italy presented Tuscor Lloyds with problems large in size as the company undertook an extremely difficult and complex multimodal shipment from Hunan province deep inside China through to Tr
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Three-way partnership for emergency relief

June 16 - June 16 - World Vision, Agility and Advance Aid have created a three-way partnership that will enable African-produced emergency relief goods to be provided to assist in African emergencies- a first of its kind.
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Kuehne + Nagel renews Cameron contract

June 16 - June 16 - Cameron, a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries, has re-awarded Kuehne + Nagel with a global contract to handle the company's air logistics, sea logistics as well as road
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Rickmers-Linie rings the changes in North America

June 16 - June 16 - Jerry Nagel has been appointed chairman of the board of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc where he will continue to participate and contribute with his experience to the activities of Rickmers Group in North America.
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WWPC names new member for Czech Republic and Slovakia

June 15 - June 15 - With immediate effect, LS International Cargo GmbH organizacni slozka Melnik, based in the Czech Republic, has been appointed as the exclusive Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member in that country and in Slovakia.
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ABC transports 'Vostok' space capsule

June 15 - June 15 - The former USSR space capsule 'Vostok 3KA-2' has been safely returned to a museum in Russia onboard an AirBridgeCargo Airlines' B747-400 freighter.
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W. Otlinghaus joins GPLN

June 14 - June 14 - The latest company to join the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is Stuttgart's W. Otlinghaus GmbH.
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PCN duo join forces to move vessel

June 13 - June 13 - Two members of the Project Cargo Network have worked together to oversee the movement of an MLB47 / Textron Vessel (an ex-US Coast Guard boat) from Livorno, Italy to Valletta , Malta.
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Modern Freight joins GPLN

June 13 - June 13 - The UAE's Modern Freight Company has joined the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).
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Sarens remains tight-lipped on investment rumours

June 10 - June 10 - The Sarens Group, one of the world's leading multifunction heavy lift and transport companies, remains tight-lipped over recent reports in the Belgian media which suggest that it could be a potential target for investment groups.
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Qatar Airways buys into Cargolux

June 9 - June 9 - Cargolux has entered into a strategic partnership with Doha-based Qatar Airways. The deal includes the acquisition by Qatar Airways of a 35 percent stake in Cargolux and a commercial cooperation.
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Dania Marine transfers ship to Varamar's management

June 9 - June 9 - Dania Marine, and its Danish bank, have transferred the commercial management of Thor Venture into the supervision of Ukrainian-based Varamar Ltd, representing White Whale Shipping, changing the ship's name to Venture Whale.
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter flies generators to Japan

June 9 - June 9 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter, together with customer Agility, has arranged the shipment of two gas-driven generators on an Antonov 124 freighter from Frankfurt Hahn Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport.
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Liebherr waves latest LTM 1200-5.1 out of the factory gates

June 8 - June 8 - Liebherr waved an LTM 1200-5.1 mobile crane out of the factory gate at Ehinger recently when customer Eugen Haslach and his crane driver Max Keck took possession of the latest addition to the fleet of their Wertach, Bavaria-based crane and transp
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Van der Vlist Projecten's Chinese takeaway

June 8 - June 8 - European heavy lift haulage company Van der Vlist Projecten has recently supervised the successful ex-works shipment of two crated 130 tonne cranes from the Netherlands, via Antwerp, to the Seaport Terminal China.
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It pays to be greener at Antwerp

June 8 - June 8 - Environment-friendly ships calling at the heavy lift and break bulk gateway of Antwerp will earn their owners more than just brownie points: real financial rewards will be generated for 'clean ships', thanks to a decision by the Port Authority's
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Staffing agency points to potential future staff shortages

June 7 - June 7 - An employment and staffing agency that specialises in supplying hoisting and lifting, heavy lift and specialised transport personnel has passed its third anniversary and noted continuing industry trends that could lead to staff shortages in the n
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Out of Africa as OTAL lowers its flag

June 7 - June 7 - It's the end of the line for a stalwart of container shipping for Africa as OT Africa Line, a CMA-CGM group company, is rebranded this month under the Delmas brand.
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Crawler cranes help save Polish military history

June 7 - June 7 - A tiny part of Polish military history has been saved from oblivion thanks to the use of two Terex lattice boom crawler cranes, one Terex CC 2800-1 and one Terex CC 2500-1. They have relocated the historical bunker for the re-construction of the
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Speaking up for project cargo

June 6 - June 6 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has announced two key industry speakers for its 2011 Annual Summit, which will be held from 19-20 November at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London.
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Europe Caribbean Line makes its debut in Aberdeen

June 6 - June 6 - Baltic & European Shipping, a monthly service operated by Europe Caribbean Line between Ipswich, UK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and Suriname, Guyana and Trinidad, has made its first call at Aberdeen, Scotland.
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Union Transport joins Conqueror Freight Network

June 2 - June 2 - Freight forwarder Union Transport (Newcastle) Ltd, which is part of the Bromley UK-headquartered Union Transport Group plc has been selected as the exclusive representative in Newcastle, UK, for the Conqueror Freight Network, which operates as a
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Four project movements display industry's variety

June 1 - June 1 - A quarter of heavy lift and project cargo operations undertaken by members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) demonstrate the wide variety of operations in this industry.
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CEE members bag a brace of projects

June 1 - June 1 - Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) members are busy with a pair of high and heavy projects on different continents.
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PCN grows in new territories

June 1 - June 1 - The Project Cargo Network has broken ground in two new territories and expanded in an existing territory as it grows its global reach.
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DSV buys Finland's Wasa Logistics

June 1 - June 1 - Finland's Ab Wasa Logistics Ltd Oy, which specialises in project forwarding and is one of the nation's market leaders within this sector, has confirmed that it has been acquired by the Finnish subsidiary of Danish transport and logistics company
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