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Australia sees falling machinery shipments in December

January 31 - January 31 - In its latest monthly shipping index, Skelton Sherborne reports that machinery import volumes in Australia in December decreased by 28 percent to 2,469 units compared to the previous month.
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New semi-trailer concept takes to the road

January 31 - January 31 - A new semi-trailer concept which provides a high degree of flexibility has been launched by Pfedelbach-based vehicle manufacturer Scheuerle and its sister company Nicolas from France.
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Project cargo moves through Papenburg for Gabon

January 30 - January 30 - A 92 tonne machine which is used to empty rail wagons laden with mineral ores and was manufactured by Robert Nyblad GmbH of Papenburg, Germany, has moved through the city's port on route to Gabon.
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Holleman handles Serbian refinery components

January 27 - January 27 - Holleman Transport D.o.o., the Serbian member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has arranged the transport of several heavy components destined for a refinery in Pan
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Damen Shipyards receives three orders for five pontoons

January 26 - January 26 - Damen Pontoons & Barges has signed three contracts for a total of five purpose-built Damen Stan Pontoons (SPo): two Damen Stan Pontoons 6511 for Mammoet Maritime (The Netherlands), two Stan Pontoons 8916 ICE for Silverburn Shipping (I.O.M.) L
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SDV invests in FAST Overseas Group and FAST France

January 26 - January 26 - After several years of cooperation, SDV International Logistics has taken a minority interest in the FAST Overseas Group, which has a presence in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Italy.
Views: 483
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PCN welcomes Hawk Customs & Freight

January 25 - January 25 - Hawk Customs & Freight (NZ) Ltd has joined the Project Cargo Network (PCN) as a member in New Zealand.
Views: 468
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Asco takes the plaudits

January 24 - January 24 - Asco Freight Management has won the Project Forwarding Award at the British International Freight Association (BIFA) awards in London, UK. Allseas Global Logistics, Peters & May, and Premier Showfreight were runners-up.
Views: 501
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Air Charter Service expands Spanish cargo department

January 23 - January 23 - Following the fourth consecutive year of strong growth, Air Charter Service (ACS), is expanding its Spanish cargo department and moving to new offices in Madrid, continuing the company's expansion strategy, which has seen recent office openin
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Clipper Projects opens for business in Mumbai

January 23 - January 23 - Clipper Projects has opened a new office in Mumbai; India and sees the opening of Clipper Projects India as part of a strategic goal to move closer to its clients in the important and developing Indian market.
Views: 392
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ALS helps in Kiwi earthquake clean-up

January 23 - January 23 - Abnormal Load Services (International) Limited (ALS') project team in Hull, UK organised the first export charter shipment of a demolition machine to New Zealand to assist in clear-up efforts following last year's earthquake.
Views: 490
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Liebherr establishes mobile crane division in Argentina

January 20 - January 20 - As part of its worldwide policy to have its own direct sales and service organisation in all important markets, Liebherr has established a Mobile Crane Division within Liebherr Argentina.
Views: 450
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ALS piles on the success with largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil

January 20 - January 20 - European project teams from global project specialists ALS (Freight Management Group) have worked with their South American partners to successfully deliver a crawler crane, described as being "the biggest pile driving machine ever built of i
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Albacor Shipping moves heavy transformer

January 19 - January 19 - Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc, the US member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), through their branch in Banning, USA, has handled the transportation of transformer measuring 42 x 12 x 16 ft from the Port of Newark, USA to Cranberry, USA
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Tuscor Lloyds packs case for Mexico

January 19 - January 19 - Tuscor Lloyds arranged a multimodal transport of a large breakbulk case, originating in the English Midlands and going to the port of Veracruz, Mexico.
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Stefan Kohlmann joins NEO

January 18 - January 18 - NEO Air Charter - the recently-launched cargo charter broker which has famously pledged only to deal with freight forwarders - has further strengthened its team with the appointment of Stefan Kohlmann as joint managing partner.
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Air Partner opens dedicated Italian freight operation

January 18 - January 18 - Air Partner has opened a specialist cargo department at its Milan office in Italy as part of its strategic expansion plan to develop its worldwide freight charter services.
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Dockwise Yacht Transport ship heads for South Pacific

January 18 - January 18 - Brisbane, Australia will welcome Dockwise Yacht Transport's (DYT) Super Servant 4 when the 169.49 m semi-submersible ship berths at Fisherman's Island Terminal to unload a cargo of yachts with a total value of approximately USD35 million.
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Safmarine announces three new senior appointments

January 17 - January 17 - Safmarine has named three experienced Safmariners as senior members of the newly-established Safmarine commercial team which will be headed by Grant Daly, Safmarine's new CEO.
Views: 514
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New heavy lift joint venture launched

January 16 - January 16 - A new joint venture covering transport, shipping and installation of heavy and/or 'out-of-gauge' cargo has been established by three industry veterans.
Views: 447
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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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CaytransBBC expands service

January 13 - January 13 - CaytransBBC, a service managed by Dan-Gulf shipping, is adding a sixth vessel to its fleet, BBC Anglia, which will join the existing fleet that offers regular service between the US Gulf and the North Coast of South America.
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Logwin opens Foshan office

January 12 - January 12 - Air and ocean freight and logistics services company, Logwin, has opened a new sales office in Foshan, China, to strengthen its market presence across South China.
Views: 556
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Grieg Star adds capacity on the Atlantic

January 11 - January 11 - GRIEG Star Shipping, a leading provider of specialised sea-transportation, has introduced a fifth ship into its North Atlantic service.
Views: 494
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Charles Gee delivers aircraft tooling to Hong Kong

January 10 - January 10 - Late last year, the Charles Gee Group successfully delivered out of gauge aircraft nose cone tooling to the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co. Ltd. in Hong Kong.
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SAL Heavy Lift ship gets DP upgrade

January 9 - January 9 - SAL Heavy Lift has confirmed that its ship, Lone, has completed its upgrade from DP class I to DP Class II.
Views: 487
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Intermarine opens Brazilian office to ramp up service

January 9 - January 9 - Heavy lift shipping line Intermarine has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil to oversee all commercial activity in Brazil and the Mercosur Region. Carlos Morino, Intermarine's director of east coast South America (ECSA), will manage the l
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Advance manifest system in Turkey needs to settle in

January 9 - January 9 - HLPFI has learned that the Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) or advance manifest system for containerised inbound or transit cargo on vessels entering Turkey is temporarily doubling workloads for freight managers.
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Air Partner expands its time critical coverage to Cologne

January 6 - January 6 - An added-value service offering emergency and time-critical delivery of urgent parts for project cargo operations in the oil and gas industry has been expanded into mainland Europe by Air Partner, just six months after the service was launched
Views: 380
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Galli takes the helm at Cargolux Italia

January 6 - January 6 - Cargolux Italia, the Milan-based arm of the global maindeck air freight carrier has appointed Pierandrea Galli as the company's new CEO, effective January 1, 2012.
Views: 508
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Dahlman Rose predicts 9.3 percent increase in global energy E&P

January 4 - January 4 - According to a report in the Wall Street Journal's Marketwatch, investment bank Dahlman Rose & Co is predicting that global energy companies are expected to continue spending more for exploration and production this year, despite sluggish econ
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A sub out of water, thanks to Jumbo

January 4 - January 4 - A decommissioned submarine that will form a centrepiece of an eco-park in Malaysia has been transported above the waves from France to the country by Jumbo Shipping and its partners.
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