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The Friday Flyer - August 30th 2013

August 30 - A debate has started as to whether dredging at ports on the United States East Coast (USEC) may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services.
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Euroports names Noort

August 30 - August 30 - Euroports Group has named Olivier van Noort as group operations support director, effective September 1, 2013.
Views: 414
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Graf named Gebr

August 30 - August 30 - Wolfgang Graf is taking over the management of Gebr
Views: 425
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V. Alexander CIS moves OOG condensers

August 30 - August 30 - V. Alexander-CIS - a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Russia - recently handled a heavy project shipment consisting of out-of-gauge condensers
Views: 337
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Van der Vlist moves trams across Belgium

August 29 - August 29 - Netherlands headquartered heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist was contracted to transport new Bombardier trams across Belgium, from Brugge to Brussels.
Views: 279
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Fairmount Marine doubles up

August 29 - August 29 - Netherlands headquartered Fairmount Marine has towed the accommodation barge Ayang 2 from Romania to offshore Porto Amboim in Angola, using its tug Fairmount Sherpa.
Views: 452
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Alpha Projects joins XLP

August 29 - August 29 - Alpha Projects & Logistics has become the newest member of the XL Projects (XLP) network.
Views: 349
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Macalloy Terminal seeks private investors

August 29 - August 29 - Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is marketing the Macalloy Intermodal Terminal and Break-bulk Park for private infrastructure investment and terminal operating interests.
Views: 489
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Hot and cold shipments for GPLN members

August 28 - August 28 - GPLN member from Israel, Dynamic Shipping Services (DSS) Ltd, last week handled the discharge of two heavy power plant units at Ashdod port using two heavy duty mobile cranes.
Views: 641
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BLG completes wind farm projects

August 28 - August 28 - Construction work on the Global Tech 1 wind farm, located in the North Sea, got underway in September 2012. Its foundation structures are currently being transported to the construction site from BLG Logistics Group's (BLG) offshore terminal i
Views: 348
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Heavy gear transhipped at Le Havre

August 28 - August 28 - Earlier in August a shipment of 14 heavy and over-dimensional cargoes from Sens, Burgundy was transhipped in Le Havre, France destined for Mumbai in India.
Views: 400
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Chapman Freeborn positions Libyan AN-26

August 28 - August 28 - Global air charter broker Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has formed an exclusive partnership with Air Libya to place and manage an Antonov AN-26 freighter aircraft in the country.
Views: 478
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SeaRenergy installs HelWin1

August 28 - August 28 - Germany's SeaRenergy Offshore has successfully installed the first DC converter platform HelWin1 in the North Sea, on behalf of Siemens.
Views: 365
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DFDS christens ro-ro newbuild

August 27 - August 27 - Danish shipping line DFDS has named the first of two newbuild ro-ro vessels at the Volkswerft Straisund shipyard in Germany.
Views: 533
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Nooteboom to launch new semi low-loader

August 27 - August 27 - Netherlands headquartered Nooteboom Trailers will introduce its latest access platform semi low-loader at Matexpo 2013 conference and exhibition, September 4-8, 2013 in Kortrijk, Belgium.
Views: 291
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GPLN duo delivers CNC gear to China

August 27 - August 27 - Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) members Heavy Logistics (Belgium) and Intermax Logistics (China) have doubled up to complete a sensitive project shipment - the delivery of CNC machinery from Antwerp to Shanghai and its installation at
Views: 397
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GPLN welcomes new members

August 26 - August 26 - The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has welcomed a number of new members and offices to its ranks.
Views: 729
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Ro-ro refurb at Kiel

August 26 - August 26 - The Port of Kiel, Germany, has completely refurbished its ro-ro facility at Berth No.1.
Views: 512
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WWL ALS opens South Africa office

August 26 - August 26 - WWL ALS - a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics - has opened its first representative office in South Africa.
Views: 346
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The Friday Flyer - August 23rd 2013

August 23 - For generations, children have enjoyed pirate stories - with romantic and thrilling tales of desert islands, gold bullion, walking the plank - leading to the Pirates of the Caribbean film series over the last few years. The reality, however, as experience
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Huge gates arrive at Panama Canal

August 23 - August 23 - Four new lock gates have arrived at the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal, a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion programme.
Views: 350
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Westlink completes railcar project

August 23 - August 23 - Project Cargo Network member representing Australia, Westlink Logistics, has completed a huge project shipment between China and Australia.
Views: 428
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Jumbo Fairlift completes Pasajes project

August 23 - August 23 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift maritime company Jumbo has successfully completed a complicated project at the port of Pasajes, northern Spain, using its vessel Fairlift.
Views: 514
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Kuehne + Nagel names new boss

August 22 - August 22 - Kuehne + Nagel International AG has appointed Dr Detlef Trefzger as its new ceo, with immediate effect.
Views: 549
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A.R.T. joins XLP in Lithuania and Kazakhstan

August 22 - August 22 - XLProjects (XLP) - the non-exclusive network of independent project forwarders and project charterers - has welcomed A.R.T. Logistics to its network, representing Lithuania and Kazakhstan.
Views: 382
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Entec acquires Terex lift

August 22 - August 22 - Manaus, Brazil based crane and heavy machinery rental firm Entec Longhi & Cia has taken delivery of a new Terex AC 500-2 all-terrain crane (ATC).
Views: 496
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Logwin obtains packaging certification

August 21 - August 21 - Luxembourg headquartered logistics services provider Logwin has obtained certification for seaworthy packaging for its Traiskirchen location in Austria.
Views: 299
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Africa's largest crane built in Angola

August 21 - August 21 - According to reports in the international media, Africa's largest crane has been commissioned in the Angolan province of Kwanza Sul at Porto Amboim.
Views: 469
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Nepa joins Project Partners

August 21 - August 21 - Nepa Forwarding based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has become the newest member of the Project Partners network.
Views: 301
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YCF Group makes senior changes

August 21 - August 21 - The YCF Group has named Carsten Gierga its managing director responsible for the company's activities in Germany.
Views: 628
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Ground broken on Turkmenistan seaport

August 20 - August 20 - The government of Turkmenistan has launched a USD2 billion project to build a new port on the Caspian Sea - the International Seaport City of Turkmenbashi.
Views: 586
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Feldmann uses Goldhofer in TBM project

August 20 - August 20 - Bilten, Switzerland based Feldmann Pneukran und Transporte AG has transported a 160-tonne hydraulic gearbox for a tunnel boring machine (TBM) using 20-axle lines of Goldhofer THP/ET heavy-duty modular trailers.
Views: 450
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Tandem lift for cylinder in Brake

August 20 - August 20 - In the port of Brake, Germany, two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes - a LHM 550 and a LHM 500 - were used to offload a 150-tonne cylinder destined for a new paper production line at Alfeld in Lower Saxony.
Views: 470
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Hamburg sees H1 growth

August 19 - August 19 - The Port of Hamburg, Germany has achieved above average growth and strengthened its market position during the first half of 2013.
Views: 456
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The Friday Flyer - August 16th 2013

August 16 - Week 33 has seen ongoing developments on a number of issues that are likely to have a major impact on supply chains over the next few months.
Views: 945
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DB Schenker opens new Belgian facility

August 16 - August 16 - DB Schenker Logistics has opened its brand new EUR13 million (USD17.35 million) logistics centre in Zwevegem, Belgium.
Views: 417
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Boskalis on the up in 2013

August 16 - August 16 - Royal Boskalis Westminster - the Netherlands headquartered marine contractor - has issued its H1 2013 performance figures reporting a net profit of EUR123 million (USD164 million), up from EUR102 million (USD136.11 million) in H1 2012.
Views: 773
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New Europe boss at C.H. Robinson

August 16 - August 16 - International logistics services provider C.H. Robinson has appointed Ivo Aris as director of European global forwarding.
Views: 434
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Imperial JV with Beijing Axis

August 16 - August 16 - Johannesburg, South Africa headquartered forwarder Imperial Logistics has entered into a joint venture with international advisory and procurement firm, The Beijing Axis.
Views: 419
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All aboard with Van der Vlist

August 15 - August 15 - Netherlands headquartered Van der Vlist is regularly contracted to transport tram carriages across Europe and around the world. Recently, it was charged with the transportation of two Budapest trams, which were last used in 1981.
Views: 343
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Lindvig resigns at A2SEA

August 15 - August 15 - Kaj Lindvig, senior advisor at Denmark headquartered offshore installation specialist A2SEA, has resigned. He will leave the company at the end of August.
Views: 270
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WWL extends services to Mexico

August 15 - August 15 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is set to expand its ocean transportation services from Veracruz in Mexico.
Views: 365
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Mammoet mobilised for Maas job

August 15 - August 15 - According to reports in the international press, four tanks measuring 24 m in diameter and 26 m tall have been transported over the river Maas in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Views: 467
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PCN trio ship equipment to Belgium

August 14 - August 14 - Three Project Cargo Network (PCN) members joined forces to move heavy plant equipment from Venice, Italy to Antwerp in Belgium.
Views: 348
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UTi opens Heathrow unit

August 14 - August 14 - California, USA headquartered supply chain services provider UTi Worldwide has opened its new London facility in Heathrow, UK.
Views: 336
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The effects of cargo no-shows

August 13 - August 13 - According to maritime research agency Drewry, cargo no-shows and phantom booking are a major headache for ocean carriers.
Views: 446
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BWS completes North Sea project

August 13 - August 13 - Denmark headquartered marine logistics services provider Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has transported the last components from the Port of Esbjerg to the German built Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea.
Views: 394
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Westlink joins PCN

August 13 - August 13 - Project Cargo Network (PCN) has added Westlink Logistics as a new member, representing Australia.
Views: 503
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Rickmers chooses Liebherr cranes

August 13 - August 13 - German heavy machinery manufacturer Liebherr has been awarded a contract to supply six heavy lift ship cranes for the German shipping line, Rickmers.
Views: 588
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AOP adds Alpha Maritime

August 12 - August 12 - The Air and Ocean Partners (AOP) network - a freight forwarder network for midsized companies - has welcomed Alpha Maritime Services, Genoa, Italy as a new member.
Views: 370
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Coordinadora ships transformer gear

August 12 - August 12 - Spain headquartered project forwarder Coordinadora Internacional de Cargas has handled the shipment of a 378 tonne transformer from Seville to Texas, USA.
Views: 448
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AAL Hong Kong completes maiden voyage

August 12 - August 12 - On August 7, 2013 the Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the newbuild Austral Asia Line vessel, AAL Hong Kong, on her maiden voyage from Shanghai, China.
Views: 401
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ASCO Group releases annual report

August 12 - August 12 - UK headquartered international oil field services company ASCO Group has issued its trading results for 2012.
Views: 723
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ABC moves space gear

August 12 - August 12 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported a 16-tonne satellite on board one of its B747-400 freighters from Toulouse, France to Krasnoyarsk in Russia.
Views: 381
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Rickmers-Linie names South China agent

August 12 - August 12 - German heavy lift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has named Ben Line Agencies (HK) as its sales agent in Southern China, effective August 1, 2013.
Views: 551
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The Friday Flyer - August 9th 2013

August 9 - The new VAT rules issued by Beijing applicable to ocean transport services is in danger of turning into an exercise of Chinese whispers as confusion reigns among shipping lines.
Views: 875
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SAL loads super-heavy module

August 9 - August 9 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered SAL Heavy Lift deployed its vessel Svenja to Rotterdam, the Netherlands to load a 1,435 tonne living quarter module.
Views: 508
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Van der Vlist moves heavy loaders

August 9 - August 9 - The Netherlands headquartered heavy haulage specialist Van der Vlist has transported heavy construction machinery on behalf of Bergerat Monnoyear - Poland's official dealer of Caterpillar machinery.
Views: 490
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Boskalis refloats drilling rig for repair

August 9 - August 9 - Netherlands based marine contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster has assisted with the repair and maintenance of a semi-submersible drilling rig in the Mediterranean.
Views: 348
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PCN's exhibition tie-ups

August 9 - August 9 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is a platform for project cargo specialists to increase their business by liaising and working with like-minded professionals.
Views: 622
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FSG launches con-ro for Oceanex

August 8 - August 8 - The Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard in Germany has confirmed that work on the 210 m long con-ro ferry Oceanex Connaigra for Canadian shipping firm Oceanex, which commenced in October 2012 is on schedule, with delivery expected
Views: 410
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Delmas creates African projects desk

August 8 - August 8 - Le Havre, France headquartered shipping company Delmas has set up a specialist Projects Desk focusing on providing extra-large, out-of-gauge, breakbulk and project cargo services.
Views: 319
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Riga Mainz completes cathedral lift

August 8 - August 8 - Germany headquartered crane services provider Riga Mainz has completed a sensitive project using a Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 mobile crane - the replacement of a 20-tonne spire at Mainz Cathedral.
Views: 444
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Rickmers-Linie adds Pavao

August 8 - August 8 - Hamburg, Germany headquartered Rickmers-Linie has appointed a new representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Celso H V Pavao has assumed the role of owner's representative - South America.
Views: 545
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Gebr

August 8 - August 8 - Logistics services provider Gebr
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Tanks and bullets for Jumbo Jubilee

August 7 - August 7 - Netherlands headquartered heavy lift shipping line Jumbo has transported three over-dimensional storage bullets and three heavy storage tanks from Ortona, Italy to Coatzacoalcos in Mexico.
Views: 535
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Cargolux and unions pen agreement

August 7 - August 7 - The management of Cargolux Airlines International and the two unions representing the workforce at the Luxembourg headquartered carrier - OGBL and LCGB - have come to an arrangement over a collective work agreement (CWA).
Views: 255
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Giants meet at London Stansted

August 7 - August 7 - IAG Cargo - the air freight unit of the International Airlines Group - saw the two largest members of its fleet, the B747-8F and the A380, meet for the first time at London Stansted International airport.
Views: 500
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SAECS confirms London Gateway entry

August 7 - August 7 - Southern Africa Europe Container Service consortium (SAECS) has become the first ocean carrier to sign up to use facilities at the UK's newest deep sea container port, London Gateway.
Views: 343
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Charleston sees breakbulk surge

August 6 - August 7 - The Port of Charleston's Union Pier Terminal, located in South Carolina, USA has seen breakbulk cargo tonnage surge driven primarily by increases in steel shipments.
Views: 556
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Holleman completes cool project

August 6 - August 6 - Holleman Bulgaria, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network representing Bulgaria, has transported one over-dimensional cold box from the Port of Ruse to the Sisecam glass factory in Targovishte.
Views: 490
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Sunshine ships hydro power gear

August 6 - August 6 - Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) member representing China, Guangzhou Sunshine International Logistics Co., Ltd, has managed the shipment of heavy hydroelectric power equipment between China and Turkey.
Views: 603
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Birnbaum joins Ports America

August 6 - August 6 - New Jersey, USA headquartered Ports America has named Paul Birnbaum as vice president sales and marketing of Ports America Stevedoring.
Views: 390
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PCN duo delivers heavy wind shipment

August 6 - August 6 - V. Alexander International Logistics - a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Germany, Mongolia and Russia - paired up with Finnish PCN affiliate OY Hacklin Logistics to complete a successful project shipment.
Views: 367
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Damen delivers mega pontoon

August 5 - August 5 - Netherlands based Damen Shipyards Group has sold the largest pontoon it has ever stock-built to Canadian marine transport provider McKeil-Malaspina.
Views: 391
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Braemar strengthens London team

August 5 - August 5 - Braemar Adjusting - a leading loss adjustor for the energy mining and power insurance markets worldwide - has added new faces to its London based adjusting teams.
Views: 344
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WSS takes steps in Myanmar

August 5 - August 5 - Maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) has established its first office in Myanmar as part of its global expansion programme.
Views: 533
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Cargolux returns Solar Impulse

August 5 - August 5 - Luxembourg headquartered Cargolux International Airlines returned the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse to its home in Switzerland on board a B747 freighter, after it completed a historic flight across the USA.
Views: 347
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R&B Global Projects is now fully operational

August 5 - August 5 - R&B Global Projects,formed earlier this year by Dave Roosen and Ilse Blockx, is now fully operational from its headquarters in Opatija Riviera, Croatia.
Views: 508
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Cargolux adds Vienna 747-8 lift

August 2 - August 2 - Luxembourg headquartered all cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International will inaugurate a new B747-8 service into Vienna, Austria, on August 3, 2013.
Views: 337
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Trading in STX Group shares halted

August 2 - August 2 - According to a report on the Bloomberg,website, shares of STX Pan Ocean, the South Korean shipping line that is currently under court receivership, and its affiliates were halted for trading in Seoul after stock prices doubled in the past eight
Views: 356
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PCN makes its three in Chile

August 1 - August 1 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) has welcomed its third and final member in Chile, Faser Cargo Chile y Compa
Views: 415

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