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Olympic effort from FESCO Logistics

December 31 - December 31 - FESCO Logistics, a provider of worldwide logistics services and a division of FESCO North America, is busy with the shipment of a 100 tonne roadheader to Russia for use in the construction of the site of the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi
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Transy powers turbine move in freezing weather

December 30 - December 30 - Transy, the Russian logistics operator that is a member of the the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), has completed the shipment and installation of a GE gas turbine and generator onto a foundation in Sredneuralsk near Ekaterinburg in Russ
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Project forwarding develops for FPS Group

December 23 - December 23 - One of the most exciting developments this year for the Famous Pacific Shipping Group (FPS Group) of freight forwarders has been the growth of interest by members of the network in providing project forwarding services for clients.
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Project cargo forwarding requires new solutions for air lift

December 10 - December 10 - Project cargo forwarding has been on a roll in the last few years, but for those forwarders that rely on air freight movements, there are a number of challenges on the horizon that may very well impact on their business model within the next
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Production of AN-124 will not resume just yet

December 4 - December 4 - Recent reports in the Russian media which indicated that production is about to resume on the AN-124 freighter aircraft (as reported on this website on December 2nd) have been put into perspective by a statement from Volga-Dnepr.
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Production set to restart on AN-124

December 2 - December 2 - Reports in the Russian media indicate that after three years of planning, production will resume on the AN-124 cargo aircraft.
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WWL opens in St Petersburg

November 23 - November 23 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has opened its own office in Russia.
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Weatherford International selects K + N

November 19 - November 19 - Global oil and gas industry services provider Houston-based Weatherford International has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a two-year contract to manage its North American export activities to 18 countries across Europe, the Middle East and West Afric
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TRANSY moves space equipment

November 16 - November 16 - Transport Systems Ltd (TRANSY), the Russian member of the Worldwide Project Consortium, has transported consignments of space station equipment for the European Space Agency's Guiana Space Centre (GSC).
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Panalpina blows hot with oil and gas industry wins

November 13 - November 13 - According to a statement from Panalpina, Weatherford and Halliburton, two major global players in the oil and gas sector and long-time Panalpina customers have awarded significant new pieces of business to the global forwarding and logistics
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KCA DEUTAG awards global freight tender to Panalpina

November 8 - September 8 - Panalpina is likely to see significant heavy and over-dimensional shipments as part of the additional business that it has been awarded by KCA DEUTAG in the key countries of Angola, Gabon, Libya, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan over the next three
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Sarjak launches into Europe and Russia

October 28 - October 28 - Mumbai-based Sarjak Container Lines is set to start a new service via Riga, Klaipeda and St Petersburg, with the aim of entering the Russian import/export market for project and oversize cargoes.
Views: 515
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AirBridgeCargo adds Amsterdam - Tokyo option

October 23 - October 23 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines is launching a new weekly B747 freighter service from one of its European gateways at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Narita in Tokyo, Japan.
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Cost control boosts Dockwise profits

October 19 - October 19 - Dockwise recorded a 83.6 0ncrease in net profit to USD8.1 million for the third quarter, thanks to tighter cost control as revenue growth slowed amid subdued market conditions. Compared to the third quarter of 2008, revenue grew 12.4% to USD1
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Russia grounds cargo planes after accident

October 9 - October 9 - The Press Association has reported that the Russian air force has grounded all its Ilyushin Il-76 heavy lift cargo planes for checks, after an accident in which an engine broke off the wing of an aircraft just before take-off.
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DHL hits 40

September 25 - September 25 - Today marks DHL's 40th birthday.
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Beluga Shipping conquers Northeast passage

September 8 - September 8 - Further to our reports of August 24 and September 4, it's mission accomplished for Beluga Shipping as its multipurpose heavy lift project ships Beluga Fraternity and Beluga Foresight have reached their destination of Novyy Port / Yamburg in
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Beluga vessels continue transit through Northeast Passage

September 4 - September 4 - Further to our report of August 24, the two vessels pioneering commercial transit by non-Russian flagged vessels through the Northeast Passage are 'proceeding thoroughly well' according to Niels Stolberg, president and CEO of German carrier
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Kuebler's role in world record air freight uplift

September 1 - September 1 - Spedition Kuebler, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network, helped Frankfurt-Hahn airport claim aviation history by dispatching the heaviest single cargo item seen via airfreight.
Views: 549
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Heavy lift bonus for Panalpina

August 28 - August 28 - High and heavy activities are not a core activity for global forwarder Panalpina's airfreight arm but at present the sector is proving a lifeline in the current economic misery faced by the global freight forwarding industry.
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Kuehne + Nagel opens in Sochi

August 25 - August 25 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new facility in Sochi, Russia and anticipates that the new facility will be directly involved in providing logistics and transportation services to official contractors of the Olympic Winter Games 2014.
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Air Charter International eyes prospects of emerging markets

August 18 - August 18 - Commenting on Boeing's recent World Air Cargo Forecast (WACF), Air Charter International has expressed its confidence that it is well-placed to capitalise on the projected tripling of world air cargo traffic over the next 20 years.
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Russian forwarder sees wind power potential

August 10 - August 10 - Russia could breathe new life into the country's project forwarding sector by investing in wind power technology, according to one local operator.
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Alpine shortcut for Admiral's Cup challenger

August 10 - August 10 - In a scene that mimicked the famous opening sequence of the 1960 classic Italian film, La Dolce Vita, where a plaster statue of Christ is suspended by cables from a helicopter as it flies past the ruins of an ancient Roman aqueduct, a giant ca
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Northeast Passage opened by heavy lift shipping

August 10 - August 10 - While the famed North West passage across the top of North America is often discussed as a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, less well known is the potential 12,800 km Northeast Passage across the top of Russia.
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Serving the Caspian

August 5 - August 5 - The St Petersburg-based North Western Shipping Company is, according to reports in the Russian media, towing a new non-propelled barge from St Petersburg to Ravenna in Italy where it will load equipment destined for the construction of an oil a
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Volga-Dnepr assists Russian space programme

July 30 - July 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has assisted the Russian Space Programme by delivering Meteor-M satellite to its launch pad in Baikonour. The satellite together with its launch equipment amounted to a total cargo weight of 50 tons.
Views: 464
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Volga-Dnepr reveals first half tonnage results

July 19 - July 19 - Volga-Dnepr Group, the Russian scheduled and charter cargo airline has reported a five percent fall in tonnage to 835,000 ton/kilometres during the first six months of this year.
Views: 606
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Jumbo Shipping and Volgo-Baltic Logistic

July 8 - July 8 - LC Volgo-Baltic Logistic (VBL), one of Russia's largest freight agencies, has signed an exclusive agreement with Jumbo Shipping and becomes the heavy lift shipping company's exclusive commercial agent for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independen
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Cryogenic tanks shipped from Russia to Guiana

July 3 - July 3 - Worldwide Project Consortium member, Transy has managed the transportation of five cryogenic tanks from Russia to the Soyuz-ST LV launch complex in the Guiana Space Centre.
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AirBridgeCargo adds service from Milan to Moscow

July 1 - July 1 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Volga-Dnepr Group's scheduled cargo airline, is expanding its freighter services from Europe to Russia with a new route between Milan and Moscow.
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Worldwide Project Consortium adds three new members

June 29 - June 29 - In Azerbaijan, Blue Water Caspian Ltd has joined the network. BWC is a subsidiary of the Danish Blue Water Shipping group, which was established in 1972. Companies within BWS supply transport solutions by road, rail, sea and air. More informatio
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ASCO acquires Seletar

June 3 - June 3 - ASCO Marine, a subsidiary of the Aberdeen-based international oil and gas logistics specialist ASCO Group, has acquired Seletar Shipping, which is also Aberdeen-based and provides ships agency and related services to clients in the offshore, frei
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R&L Canada in tough rig move

May 6 - May 6 - Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada, in which Geodis-Wilson has a 50 percent shareholding, has won a major contract to move a drilling rig.
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Expert panel canvases Transhipment Markets in Northern Europe

April 27 - April 27 - Transhipment volumes and initiatives to improve supply chain relay services between the Baltic region and northern Europe will be a key point of discussion during the 4th Annual Breakbulk Europe Conference and Exhibition from 26-28 May, in Antw
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Advance International Transport cements heavy shipment

April 7 - April 7 - International project freight forwarder, Advance International Transport has undertaken the shipment of a cement-making machine and ancillary equipment from the United States to Turkmenistan.
Views: 553
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Transy confirms presence at Multimodal

March 23 - March 23 - Transy, an international transport contractor and global provider of transport and logistics services dealing with heavy lift and project cargoes, has confirmed that it will be participating in the forthcoming Multimodal show in the UK - http:/
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Transy confirms presence at Multimodal

March 23 - March 23 - Transy, an international transport contractor and global provider of transport and logistics services dealing with heavy lift and project cargoes, has confirmed that it will be participating in the forthcoming Multimodal show in the UK - http:/
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Russian project forwarder announces merger

March 6 - March 06 - Project freight forwarder STS Logistics says it intends to merge with RLS to create one of the largest independent logistics providers in Russia.
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Cargo going off the rails in China?

February 26 - February -26- Moving heavy and over-dimensional cargoes by rail in China can be a complicated, frustrating experience but perseverance can bring rewards, according to operators active in the region.
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GAC Russia restructures to serve new markets

February 13 - February -13-Global forwarding company GAC Group has made strategic organisational changes to its Russian operations to improve the services it offers to the country's fast growing offshore sector.
Views: 548
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Bullish results for Volga-Dnepr Group

February 10 - February -10-Volga-Dnepr Group has announced a bullish result for 2008 after seeing a 46 0ncrease in sales over 2007 from its charter and scheduled air cargo services. Revenue for the year rose to USD 1.4 billion.
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Eurosib-Logistics in production line move

February 6 - February 06 - Eurosib-Logistics, the Russian member of the Project Professionals Group (PPG), has completed the shipment of a production line for car radiators from Japan and China to Nizhny Novgorod in Russia.
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Pirates release Clipper Projects vessel

January 17 - January 17 - Clipper Projects A/S, operators of CEC Future, has confirmed that the vessel has been released by the pirates who had hijacked the vessel whilst it was transiting the Gulf of Aden on the November 7th last year.
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