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UTC Overseas is Baku-bound

July 31 - July 31 - UTC Overseas has opened up in Baku, Azerbaijan, where its new office will be managed by Elnur Mammadov who has served as UTC's Azerbaijan-region field representative since July 2010.
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Tuscor Lloyds beats the weather

July 31 - July 31 - Tuscor Lloyds had to charter a heavy lift ship to transport a crane designed for an jack-up rig from Xaimen, China, to Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 477
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Holleman on the double in Bulgaria

July 31 - July 31 - Holleman Bulgaria used its own fleet of specialist vehicles and escort units to move several heavy and outsized cargoes in Bulgaria.
Views: 229
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Peter Dohle appoints agent

July 30 - July 30 - Effective August 1, Peter Doehle Schiffahrts will be represented in Singapore by Orient Project Shipping, as its exclusive commercial agent for all the ASEAN nations, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Views: 558
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MeteoGroup opens in Singapore

July 30 - July 30 - The launch of MeteoGroup Singapore signals a significant expansion in Southeast Asia for one of Europe's leading independent weather companies, it claims.
Views: 377
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The Friday Flyer

July 27 - July 27 - Welcome to the Friday Flyer, bringing you a round-up of news from the heavy lift and project forwarding sector which has caught the eyes of the editorial team over the last week.
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Cargolux says goodbye to President and CEO

July 27 - July 27 - Cargolux today announced that Frank Reimen has tendered his resignation as President and CEO following his appointment as High Commissioner for National Protection by the Luxembourg Government.
Views: 283
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Sarens Group steels itself for a successful lift

July 27 - July 27 - The Sarens Group, one of the world's leading providers of crane and heavy-load transportation services, has been involved lifting a new bridge at a steel mill in Saarland operated by Europe's leading heavy plate producer Dillinger H
Views: 360
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MIQ Logistics among Kansas' top 100 companies

July 27 - July 27 - Just a decade after being founded US business magazine Ingram's identified Kansas-based MIQ Logistics as one of the Kansas City area's top 100 privately held companies for the second consecutive year. Based on annual revenue, the company is rank
Views: 513
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Six months of West African sailing for ACM

July 26 - July 26 - Argo Coral Maritime (ACM) shipping line based in the Netherlands is celebrating six months of operating a regular parcel service, with its main focus on serving Luanda and Lobito in Angola as well as serving other ports in West Africa.
Views: 533
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Second brand-new B747-8F delivered to Panalpina

July 26 - July 26 - The second of two brand-new Boeing 747-8 Freighters has entered scheduled service within project forwarder Panalpina's air freight network. The aircraft, in Panalpina livery, was delivered to Atlas Air, at Boeing's manufacturing facility in Ever
Views: 267
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SC&RA on the move

July 25 - July 25 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association is relocating next week.
Views: 398
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The Friday Flyer

July 20 - July 20 - Welcome to the Friday Flyer, bringing you a round-up of news from the heavy lift and project forwarding sector which has caught the eyes of the editorial team over the last week.
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Lower steel volumes take their toll at Antwerp

July 20 - July 20 - The port of Antwerp handled almost 94 million tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, a drop of 2.1 percent compared with the same period last year, due mainly to the Belgian Refining Corporation (BRC) suspending its activiti
Views: 414
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It's a gas for Geodis Wilson

July 20 - July 20 - Geodis Wilson Italia has begun the delivery of four absorber reactors from Italy to the Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Ltd (AI Husn Gas) Shah Project Site, a new facility 250 km south of Abu Dhabi, UAE, where a large natural gas extraction an
Views: 399
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EU urged to allow ship-sharing consortia to continue

July 19 - July 19 - With the expiry of guidelines for shipping lines in 2013 on how to share total volume and freight rate data, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents shipowner associations in 36 countries, is urging the European Union to co
Views: 286
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FIATA to present forwarders' perspective at TIACA's Air Cargo Forum

July 18 - September 3 - The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has accepted an invitation from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) to give a forwarders' perspective on logistics and supply chain issues at TIACA's 25th In
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July 17 - July 16 - ASCO has acquired the remaining 50 percent stake in Scrabster Port Services in Northern Scotland - enhancing its North Sea service offering, particularly in the West of Shetland, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
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Coke ovens put the heat on BigLift Shipping

July 17 - July 16 - Last week, BigLift Shipping finished the last of two challenging shipments on its vessels Happy Diamond and Happy Dover for the US Steel Corporation in Clairton, USA, from Lubeck, Germany to Mobile, USA, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhan
Views: 432
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ABS offers guide for offshore wind turbine installations

July 17 - December 30 - Classification society ABS has released a Guide for Building and Classing Offshore Wind Turbine Installations, which addresses design considerations for the bottom founded support structure of an offshore wind turbine situated in tropical st
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Prangl puts bridge over rail tracks

July 9 - July 9 - Prangl recently transported and lifted a footbridge with a length of 36 m, a height of 3.61 m, and weighing 27 tonnes, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 367
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New book reflects hover history

July 6 - July 6 - On a Cushion of Air: The Story of Hoverlloyd and the Cross-Channel Hovercraft captures the heroic upsurge and unavoidable demise of one of the country's most dominant cross-Channel service providers.
Views: 258
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Offshore goes onshore at Eemshaven

July 5 - July 5 - Two wind turbines of a type to be located off the Dutch-German shore are to be erected onshore for testing and development purposes at Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
Views: 420
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Atlantic walrus digs his tusks into trouble

July 5 - July 5 - When Russia's finest walrus found itself in need of urgent dental work AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) flew to the rescue, writes Sylvana Vilca-Melendez.
Views: 291
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Rotor blades spin with Prangl

July 5 - July 5 - Prangl recently transported three wind turbine rotor blades, each almost 50 m long and four metres at the widest point, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 276
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Urmila handles 1,000 tonnes for Godrej & Boyce

July 4 - July 4 - Urmila Project Services recently handled a 1,000 tonne DHDS reactor using a newly-built Goldhofer self-propelled modular trailer (SPMT), writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 376
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New operations head for Rotterdam

July 4 - July 4 - Effective September 2012, Ronald Paul will succeed Thessa Menssen as chief operating officer of Infrastructure and Maritime Affairs at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, writes Sylvana Vilca-Melendez.
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LaRue will represent the Texas Ports

July 4 - July 4 - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) selected executive director, John P. LaRue, Port Corpus Christi (POCCA), to represent the Texas ports in the newly formed Panama Canal Stakeholder Working Group, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 239
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Pressure vessels are no problem for SCS

July 4 - July 4 - SCS Heavy Lifts & Transports from Ootmarsum, the Netherlands, was contracted to jack up, transport and ship several high pressure vessels weighing more than 225 tonnes each, from Germany to Korea, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 457
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Intertransport hits the road to China

July 3 - July 3 - A road recycler being transported from Germany to China has been handled by Intertransport Hohnholz of Germany, a member of the Project Cargo Network.
Views: 325
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Intertransport hits the road to China

July 3 - July 3 - A road recycler being transported from Germany to China has been handled by Intertransport Hohnholz of Germany, a member of the Project Cargo Network.
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Peel Ports seeks Vestas replacement at Sheerness

July 3 - July 3 - Peel Ports Group, owner of the UK's Port of Sheerness, has moved quickly to pledge a major effort in securing a replacement for Vestas, following the latter's decision not to take up the option to locate a major wind turbine manufacturing facilit
Views: 366
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Fixed route in Mozambique Channel meets opposition

July 2 - July 2 - At a July meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) sub-committee on safety of navigation the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) - which represents global shipowners and 80 percent of the world merchant fleet - will be opposin
Views: 303
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Spanish step up for Clipper Projects

July 2 - July 2 - Clipper Projects and Maritima del Oriente have entered into an agreement covering commercial and port agency representation in Spain, writes Adam Flensborg Safikhany.
Views: 440

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