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Wine is fine for France Cargo International

September 29 - September 29 - France Cargo International, a member of the WCAPN organisation, has completed the transportation of six special tanks used for storing wine.
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Air Charter Service now open in Los Angeles

September 29 - September 29 - Air Charter Service, a leading aircraft charter specialist, continues its global expansion as it opens the cargo department of its second US office in Los Angeles - to complement its established operation in New York.
Views: 502
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New vessel for Universal Africa Lines

September 29 - September 29 - UAL Africa has become the latest vessel to be added to Universal Africa Lines' fleet of 16 modern, multi-purpose geared vessels.
Views: 297
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Holleman moves heavy turbine

September 28 - September 28 - Holleman Bulgaria OOD, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) and Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) networks, has transported a heavy water turbine measuring more than 10.5 m long and over five metres in height and width, destined
Views: 383
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ALS ships demolition equipment to Kiwi earthquake zone

September 28 - September 28 - The Abnormal Load Services (International) Ltd project team in Hull, UK, has organised the first export charter shipment of a demolition machine for UK demolition company Coleman & Company.
Views: 618
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GPLN drives into oil and gas logistics training sector

September 27 - September 27 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) recently completed training sessions at two of the most important oil and gas industry events: SPE Offshore Europe 2011 and Indonesia Oil & Gas Expo 2011.
Views: 549
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Bureau Veritas extends Russian partnerships

September 26 - September 26 - One of the leading conformity assessment and certification service companies, Bureau Veritas, is extending its partnerships in the Russian shipping and offshore sector, focusing on high Arctic offshore projects.
Views: 337
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Confidence dips to all-time low as uncertainty fuels overtonnaging

September 26 - September 26 - Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to their lowest level for three and a half years in the three months ended August 2011, according to the latest shipping confidence survey by accountant and shipping adviser Moore Step
Views: 681
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Century for Project Cargo Network

September 26 - September 26 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has reached a major milestone in its development with 100 companies now on its membership roster.
Views: 828
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Lufthansa Cargo Charter helps fight oil well fire

September 22 - September 22 - Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency GmbH, together with its general sales agent (GSA) Platinum Air Cargo in Houston, has organised the emergency transport via a charter aircraft of six tonnes of specialised well fire fighting equipment from Hous
Views: 530
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Barnhart VP gives rigging workshop a lift

September 22 - September 22 - Shaun Sipe, VP of human capital at Barnhart Crane & Rigging, is to join the panel of speakers at the Maritime Lifting Solutions Workshop, which takes place from December 7-9 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.
Views: 528
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Blank checks into ACS Frankfurt

September 21 - September 21 - UK-based air freight broker Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed a new cargo sales director at its Frankfurt office while the company has organised a vital relief goods flight into North Korea in response to the devastating floods in tha
Views: 724
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Damco set to scale greater heights

September 21 - September 21 - Damco has transported a single piece compressor weighing 52 tonnes from Orissa via Kolkata airport in India to its final destination in Berlin, Germany.
Views: 389
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Parsifal hits new notes for heavy lift

September 20 - September 20 - Named after an opera by Wagner, MV Parsifal, which claims to be the world's joint-largest ro-ro vessel, is the latest addition to the deep-sea ro-ro fleet operated by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics.
Views: 520
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GAC Group makes a trio of significant management appointments

September 20 - September 20 - The GAC Group has announced two key management appointments in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for its group and local operations at the same time as the group has appointed a new group HSSE (Health Safety Security Environment) manager to drive
Views: 763
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NSCSA exercises options for two ro-cons

September 16 - September 16 - The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) has exercised the option to build two ro-con vessels with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea.
Views: 689
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Konecranes to supply cranes for Klaipeda

September 14 - September 14 - Konecranes has received an order for three Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes and seven Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in Lithuania. The cranes will be delivered to the port of Klaipeda starting in the fourth quarter of
Views: 637
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Demag Cranes delivers five to Dutch ports

September 14 - September 14 - Demag Cranes is further expanding its business in the Netherlands with the delivery of five Generation 5 Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes to three major terminal operators, in the Netherlands.
Views: 767
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Sorgetti to succeed Sangaletti as FIATA CEO

September 14 - September 14 - HLPFI understads that Marco Sorgetti has been selected to fill the post of director general and chief executive of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) following the retirement of Marco Sangaletti.
Views: 427
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Turkish yacht transport goes against the flow

September 14 - September 14 - Turkish project cargo forwarder Project Cargo & Yacht Transport is claiming a record in the field of yacht transport as it moved three super-yachts and one coast guard boat to the Middle East.
Views: 519
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Agility receives freight security certification

September 13 - September 13 - Agility has received the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) "A" certification for its Budapest and Helsinki offices, recognising the company's capabilities in implementing the highest security standards for its supply chain sol
Views: 297
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Nurminen Logistics delivers tanks to Belarus

September 12 - September 12 - Over the past few years, Nurminen Logistics of Finland, which is a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, has made several special deliveries to Belarus and this summer was no exception with the delivery of three large tanks f
Views: 540
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Air Charter International supports Afghan mine clearance

September 12 - September 12 - Air Charter International has handled the shipment of an outsized mine clearing machine and spare parts from Europe to Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, to assist with the country's efforts to be free of Unexploded Ordnance (UXOs) by 2013.
Views: 334
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Antwerp port authority expands presence in South America

September 12 - September 12 - Antwerp Port Authority has expanded its presence in South America with the appointment of three new representatives: Fernando Bustamante, German Calderon (both in Chile) and Henrique Machado Rabelo (in Brazil), to promote the port across So
Views: 602
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Lenders offer lifeline extension to TBS

September 9 - September 9 - Breakbulk and bulk vessel operator, TBS International has advised that its lenders have agreed to let it not make principal payments due on loans from September 30 to December 15.
Views: 138
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Libya services resume as regime changes

September 9 - September 9 - Though fighting is still continuing in the country and Colonel Gadaffi remains at large, a degree of normality is returning to Libya.
Views: 422
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Jakarta next for heavy lift seminar

September 8 - September 8 - The next seminar in a series of heavy lift and breakbulk cargo courses to be held by the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) is to be hosted later this month at Oil & Gas Indonesia 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Views: 547
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AF Decom opens in Aberdeen

September 8 - September 8 - AF Decom Offshore, a specialist company in the removal, demolition, environmental reconstruction and recycling of buildings, industrial plants and offshore installations, has opened an Aberdeen office to target the emerging UK market.
Views: 521
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Nordana goes back to Libya

September 8 - September 8 - Nordana has restarted its regular direct ro-ro service from the US Gulf and East Coast into Libya, which has been suspended since February due to the unrest in the country.
Views: 597
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A hamburger with triple BBC Chartering vessels

September 7 - September 7 - It was a case of once, twice, three times a vessel as a trio of leading German heavy lift operator BBC Chartering's vessels were in the port of Hamburg simultaneously.
Views: 725
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Up and under for Megatranz

September 7 - September 7 - If you can't go under, you have to go over: that was the message for transport managers when faced with the movement of three modules destined for a Brazilian oil and gas refinery.
Views: 447
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Chapman Freeborn expands its On Board Courier (OBC) service

September 7 - September 7 - An old English expression has it that, for the want of a nail, the battle was lost. This sage wisdom sums up neatly the reality that even the biggest projects can flounder if an essential item stops working or is missing.
Views: 411
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Boeing 747-8 Freighter first delivery set for September 19

September 5 - September 5 - Boeing will deliver the first 747-8 Freighter to launch customer Cargolux on September 19 at Paine Field in Everett, US and Cargolux will fly the aircraft away that morning and put it into revenue service.
Views: 362
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ASCO wins Statoil logistics contract

September 2 - September 2 - ASCO, a leading oil and gas logistic company, has won a contract worth over GBP 1.1 million (USD1.8 million) from Statoil ASA.
Views: 468
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Allseas arranges novel project freight transhipment via Felixstowe

September 2 - September 2 - Organising the transport from Scotland to South Korea of a heavy lift consignment measuring up to 7 metres in height required some detailed planning when a lengthy road trip from the point of manufacture in Aberdeen was never going to be an
Views: 667
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UK region awarded Enterprise Zone status

September 1 - September 1 - In the UK, the Humber region on the east coast has been awarded 'enterprise zone' status creating significant financial incentives for new renewable energy businesses.
Views: 466

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