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RZDL delivers for Moscow Metro

December 29 - December 29 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) has coordinated the delivery of the first batch of 100 m long rails, produced by EVRAZ Consolidated West-Siberian Metallurgical Plant (EVRAZ ZSMK) for the Moscow Metro.
Views: 407
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Silk Way confirms 747-800 commitment

December 29 - December 29 - The Baku-based Silk Way Group has confirmed reports in the Azerbaijani and Russian media that it has signed a letter of intent with Boeing for the purchase of three 747-8 freighters.
Views: 567
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ALE claims Caspian record

December 17 - December 17 - ALE claims to have transported the heaviest load ever moved in the Caspian region - a 280-tonne gas turbine - from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan.
Views: 691
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All over for Polet?

December 11 - December 11 - It appears that Polet Airlines has suspended its passenger and cargo operations, following an ongoing case involving Moscow Arbitration Court.
Views: 670
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Delta doubles up

December 4 - December 4 - Delta Maritime, a Project Cargo Network (PCN) member representing Greece, Serbia and Romania, has handled two complex projects out of Greece.
Views: 652
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SP SPb on power trip

December 3 - December 3 - Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has handled two 318-tonne steam generators and a 332-tonne reactor tank for the Tianwan atomic power station in China.
Views: 737
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Gefco on track to Russia

November 27 - November 27 - Gefco Spain and Gefco Russia have signed a contract with Spanish railway manufacturer, Talgo, for the shipping and distribution of six Talgo trains in Russia.
Views: 812
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Aryamasir builds up expertise

November 26 - November 26 - Aryamasir International Transport has handled the transport of over 1,000 tonnes of building materials for a construction project in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 600
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Great reaction from Interfracht

November 25 - November 25 - Interfracht Air Sea Land Service has handled the transport of four 800-tonne reactors from Japan to Belarus.
Views: 751
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Russian government orders reintroduction of TIR

November 25 - November 25 - According to the International Road Transport Union, Russia's government has issued an order to the federal customs service and ministry of transport to finalise as soon as possible the tender procedure to establish the TIR association in li
Views: 334
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ARRC ups vessel capacity

November 24 - November 24 - The newbuild multipurpose ice-classed vessel Kingfisher will join Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers' (ARRC) service at the end of this month.
Views: 656
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Kolomna inaugurates floating crane

November 20 - November 20 - The inland port of Kolomna, southeast Moscow, has developed a floating crane named the Kolomenets.
Views: 591
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Volga-Dnepr aims for the stars

November 19 - November 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines used one of its AN-124-100 freighters to deliver a piece of specialised space equipment from Moscow to Yubileyniv airport in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
Views: 408
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AGL in bumper Russian move

November 18 - November 18 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) transported 10,000 freight tonnes of air separation equipment from Antwerp to the inland port of Dzerzhinsk, Russia, via St. Petersburg.
Views: 582
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ABC races to China

November 17 - November 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) delivered Formula 3 cars and spare parts from Luxembourg to China to compete in the Macao Grand Prix.
Views: 323
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HHLA on the up

November 14 - November 14 - Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) increased its revenue by 6 percent to EUR906.7 million (USD1.13 billion) during the first nine months of 2014.
Views: 699
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Mortrans teams up with Ust-Luga

November 13 - November 13 - Mortrans and the Ust-Luga Company have signed a formal agreement that gives Mortrans the authority to undertake bookings at the Russian port of Ust-Luga from shippers worldwide.
Views: 329
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ABC ups winter schedule

November 11 - November 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added more B747 flights to Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, via the airline's hub in Moscow, to its winter flight schedule.
Views: 528
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November 11 - November 11 - A Volga-Dnepr Airlines AN-124-100 freighter has transported a Sukhoi Superjet 100 fuselage, as well as the aircraft wings and tail section, to Zhukovsky, southeast of Moscow.
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Ukraine crisis hits Nurminen

November 11 - November 11 - Despite ongoing challenging market conditions, Nurminen Logistics continued to implement efficiency measures in the third quarter of 2014 to improve the company's cost structure.
Views: 672
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Globalink moves machines

November 10 - November 10 - Globalink's office in Tbilisi, Georgia has handled a large shipment of used machinery from Spain to Armenia.
Views: 443
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Globalink executes multimodal move

November 7 - November 7 - Globalink Logistics Group completed the delivery of crushers for a mining project from Spain to Kazakhstan.
Views: 769
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Emirates Hungary for more

November 3 - November 3 - Emirates SkyCargo has enhanced its online connectivity in Central Europe with the addition of freighter flights to Budapest, Hungary.
Views: 563
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Transafe in large refinery project

October 31 - October 30 - JSC Transafe Logistics has made use of the ports of St Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don to transport heavy equipment for the Volgograd oil refinery.
Views: 438
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Larionov leaves Nurminen

October 27 - October 27 - Nurminen Logistics' senior vice president Fedor Larionov has resigned from his position at the company.
Views: 470
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TPT opens in Aarhus

October 21 - October 21 - Tschudi Project Transports (TPT) will open a new office in Aarhus, Denmark on November 1.
Views: 452
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AGL barges to Romania

October 20 - October 20 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has chartered a barge to transport ten heavy components for a large lock being built in Cernavoda, Romania.
Views: 642
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ABC adds AirLink

October 17 - October 17 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed AirLink Cargo as its general sales agent in the Pacific northwest region of the United States.
Views: 750
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Volga-Dnepr fights Ebola outbreak

October 16 - October 16 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines transported three Mi-8 helicopters for the latest United Nations (UN) emergency health mission in response to the Ebola virus outbreak.
Views: 467
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ABC adds sixth B747-8F

October 16 - October 16 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has celebrated the delivery of its sixth new Boeing 747-8 freighter.
Views: 754
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Rail and road for Columbia Pro-Rail

October 10 - October 10 - Qingdao based Columbia Pro-Rail Transport Services recently completed the export of drilling equipment from China to Russia.
Views: 421
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AGL steams ahead

October 6 - October 6 - Alexander Global Logistics has handled the transport of a 148-tonne steam drum by barge from Berlin to Sluijskil in the Netherlands.
Views: 726
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Subs take Arctic trip

September 30 - September 30 - Heavy lift vessel Transshelf, which is owned and operated by Dockwise, has transported two nuclear-powered submarines along the Northern Sea Route, escorted by a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker.
Views: 599
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French delegation visits Volga

September 30 - September 30 - The French trade commission UBIFRANCE has paid a visit to Volga-Dnepr Airlines in Ulyanovsk to gain a better understanding of its unique air logistics capabilities.
Views: 457
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ABC ups Asian B747 capacity

September 30 - September 30 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is increasing its Boeing 747 freighter flights linking Tokyo and Seoul with Moscow.
Views: 466
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ABC first in Switzerland

September 25 - September 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) first ever flight to Switzerland has touched down in Basel, marking the start of the airline's new weekly service to and from the Swiss airport every Friday.
Views: 490
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Projects roll in for StederDelta

September 24 - September 24 - StederDelta Group SRL has handled the transport of 1,200 cu m of cargo, including compressors and electronic equipment, from the Estonian port of Paldiski and Norwegian port of Halden, to Turkmenbashi Port in the Caspian Sea.
Views: 521
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Cool job for Scan Marine

September 19 - September 19 - Scan Marine Estonia has transported an air cooler exchanger and its accessories from Oklahoma, USA to St Petersburg in Russia.
Views: 557
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Blue Water navigates Russian waterways

September 11 - September 11 - Blue Water Singapore has transported heavy and bulky rig columns and bracings for a semi-submersible rig from Singapore to Baku, Azerbaijan via the Russian river system.
Views: 714
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Altius aims high in Russia

September 5 - September 5 - Altius' projects division has transported various heavy lift and over-dimensional cargoes for the VGO deep conversion complex project in Volgograd, Russia.
Views: 630
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Nurminen on track to China

August 29 - August 29 - Nurminen Logistics has signed a letter of intent with UTLC, a joint venture between Russian, Kazakhstan and Belarusian state railways, for cooperation on a railway route linking Finland and China.
Views: 529
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TIS chooses Goldhofer

August 28 - August 28 - Headquartered in St Petersburg, Russia, the TIS Group has ordered three new Goldhofer PST/SL-E heavy-duty modular transporters - one six-axle and two four-axle vehicles.
Views: 539
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Design team invite for Volga-Dnepr winners

August 26 - August 26 - Volga-Dnepr Group's international competition to design an 'advanced transport aircraft of the 21st century' has been won by three students attending the Moscow Aviation Institute.
Views: 507
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RZDL delivers for pipe plant

August 26 - August 26 - In response to a request from Woojin Global Logistics, Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) has established a partnership with the Chelyabinsk pipe rolling plant.
Views: 473
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Kulagina joins VESTA

August 21 - August 21 - Natalya Kulagina has joined VESTA-Kazakhstan as general director of the company.
Views: 603
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RollDock storms onto the scene

August 20 - August 18 - RollDock's newbuild vessel RollDock Storm has made its maiden voyage from the Belgian Port of Zeebrugge to Russia's Port of Sabetta, carrying equipment for a dredging project.
Views: 570
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Insurers wary of Arctic shipping risks

August 20 - August 20 - UK based insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh says that improvements to vessel capabilities and support services are key to the future of Arctic navigation.
Views: 573
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Uneven global growth continues

August 15 - August 15 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has marked down its global growth projection for 2014 from 3.7 percent in April to 3.4 percent in July.
Views: 736
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Transafe handles oil refinery modules

August 14 - August 14 - Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics chartered a vessel to deliver 10 adsorbers and tail gas drums, plus spare parts, with an overall weight of 426 tonnes from Lubeck to Ust-Luga port.
Views: 628
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Back to the future for Volga-Dnepr

August 12 - August 12 - At the third International Air Transport Forum (IATF) being held at Ulyanovsk-Vostochny airport in Russia from August 14-16, Volga-Dnepr Group will present a concept for a 'future airlifter', as well as try to set a new world record.
Views: 421
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Volga-Dnepr appoints Khodakovsky

August 11 - August 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Anton Khodakovsky as vice president for Japan and South Korea.
Views: 707
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Topside travels to Caspian

August 5 - August 5 - The topside section of a living quarters platform has been transported to the Vladimir Filanovsky oil field in the Caspian Sea.
Views: 454
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Contracts fly in for Alexander

August 5 - August 5 - Alexander Global Logistics has won a number of contracts, which will begin this month and are scheduled for completion by November.
Views: 806
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Moscow calls for Nurminen

August 5 - August 5 - Nurminen Logistics is to open an office in Moscow on September 1, 2014, which will be headed up by Kauko Tanninen.
Views: 739
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Another semi-sub for Coscol

August 4 - August 4 - Cosco Shipping Co. Ltd. (Coscol) has signed a contract with CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding for the construction of a 50,000 dwt semi-submersible vessel.
Views: 806
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Long road for Libava

July 31 - July 31 - Libava Trans Holding has handled the shipment of heavy equipment from Seoul, Korea to Estonia's port of Paldiski via the Port of Antwerp, and onwards to Karapalpakstan in Uzbekistan by road.
Views: 543
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Reshamsingh in record reactor move

July 30 - July 30 - India's Reshamsingh has handled the 1,500 km road transport of three 848-tonne VGO reactors from Kandla Port to the Bhatinda refinery.
Views: 622
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Volga-Dnepr comes to the rescue

July 25 - July 25 - Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering and Logistics Centre (ELC) developed a special loading frame for Panalpina to move a 30-tonne shipment of oil and gas equipment onboard an IL-76TD-90VD.
Views: 622
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UTC ups Azeri operations

July 22 - July 22 - UTC Overseas has restructured its Baku-based Azerbaijan operation from UTC Overseas Ltd to UTC Caspian Ltd.
Views: 555
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Antonov looks elsewhere

July 17 - July 17 - According to reports in the international media, Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov is looking for new international partners after ceasing to do business with Russia following months of political tension.
Views: 434
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UN calls for full TIR reinstatement

July 7 - July 7 - The United Nations TIR Executive Board (TIRExB), in the framework of its 59th session, has called on the Russian government to lift current TIR restrictions and fully reinstate the TIR System on the whole territory of the Russian Federation witho
Views: 367
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Cooperation in construction

July 4 - July 4 - Cruz Logistics and First Global Logistics have worked together to handle the shipment of construction material for Arabtec Consolidated Contractors (ACC).
Views: 688
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Drewry: cost reductions are priority

July 3 - July 3 - As box carriers battle with the pressure of falling rates, Drewry Maritime Research's Q2 2014 Container Forecaster highlights that there is a widening gap between the positive financials of the few carriers focused on cutting costs and the rest o
Views: 773
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Capital projects and contracts - June 27th 2014

June 27 - Here is this week's round up of capital projects and contracts. Over the past few days we have seen Alstom reject a takeover from Siemens and Mitsubishi in favour of GE's USD17 billion bid, Technip securing projects on the Danish Continental Shelf, and Le
Views: 777
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Volga ramps up AN-124

June 20 - June 20 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines utilised a special aircraft ramp to load a 24 m long drilling rig onto its AN-124-100 freighter in Novy Urengoy, Russia
Views: 383
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Pilot rail run for RZD

June 19 - June 19 - Russian Railways (RZD) Logistics has organised the multimodal delivery of 60 m long rails produced by JSC EVRAZ Consolidated West Siberian Metallurgical Plant, from Russia to Germany for testing at the Deutsche Bahn facility in Meckelfeld-Seevet
Views: 551
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Steady year for Liebherr

June 16 - June 16 - During 2013, Liebherr Group achieved a turnover of USD12.12 billion against what it described as a backdrop of moderate international progress.
Views: 1077
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Capital projects and contracts - June 6th 2014

June 6 - Over the past seven days we have seen the International Energy Agency call for more than USD48 trillion of energy investment by 2035 to meet global demand; billions of dollars have been earmarked for infrastructure projects in Queensland and the Australia
Views: 782
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ARRC adds Antonio

June 6 - June 6 - As Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) celebrates its 20th anniversary in the Russian-USA trade, the shipping line has confirmed that it is proceeding with the introduction of additional upgraded vessels to its service.
Views: 587
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Universal Transport makes German buy

June 6 - June 6 - Universal Transport has acquired the majority interest in heavy transport specialist Messingschlager, with retroactive effect from January 1, 2014.
Views: 568
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Volga-Dnepr sees satellite business grow

June 4 - June 4 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has seen a strong increase in shipments for the aerospace industry, with 22 flights moving space satellites over a 12-week period ending May 2014.
Views: 434
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Saudi first for Volga-Dnepr

May 30 - May 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated its first flight for Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) organisation, transporting the SaudiSat-4 satellite to its launch site in Orsk, Russia.
Views: 483
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Volga-Dnepr takes vehicles for test drive

May 29 - May 29 - Two mobile meteorological support vehicles have been flown from Delhi to Yekaterinburg in Russia on board one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' AN-124-100 freighter aircraft, after being tested by specialists in India.
Views: 397
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Oversize overcomes challenges

May 28 - May 28 - Oversize Transport Service Finland has transported a large marine crane from Verona, Italy to a shipyard in Severodvinsk, Russia.
Views: 636
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GAC partners with OMA to move giant barge

May 26 - May 26 - GAC and its local partner OMA Ivory Coast have project managed the movement of a massive installation barge from Escravos to Abidjan.
Views: 991
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Capital projects and contracts - May 23rd 2014

May 23 - This week we have seen Technip win a giant USD6.14 billion EPC deal for a LNG facility in Russia, a consortium including RWE Dea and Petrofac securing a USD976 million contact to build a gas processing plant in the Algerian Sahara, and Europe's largest bl
Views: 964
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ALE breaks another record

May 20 - May 20 - ALE has claimed another world record with the load-out of a 47,830-tonne topside for the Arkutun Dagi oilfield off the east coast of Russia.
Views: 417
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Power shipment arrives in St Petersburg

May 20 - May 20 - JSC Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (SP SPb) has handled a consignment of out-of-gauge oil and gas equipment, with a total weight of 1,672 tonnes, which arrived from Canada on board Hansa Heavy Lift's HHL Tokyo.
Views: 715
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Las Vegas welcomes PPG

May 19 - May 19 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG), with the support of its USA member TransProject LLC, enjoyed a successful annual conference in Las Vegas from May 7-9.
Views: 658
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Faymonville expands in Russia

May 16 - May 16 - Trailer manufacturer Faymonville has opened a new service station in Noginsk, near Moscow.
Views: 455
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GAC commits to Black Sea exploration

May 15 - May 15 - Integrated shipping and marine services provider GAC Russia is upgrading its facilities at the port of Novorossiysk in Russia, underlining its commitment to offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction in the Black Sea.
Views: 404
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Volga-Dnepr secures Counter Terror Expo

May 13 - May 13 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed the door-to-door delivery of a mobile inspection system from Russia to a counter terrorism exhibition in London.
Views: 408
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RZD Logistics tracks rail equipment

May 13 - May 13 - Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) has coordinated the delivery of railway equipment form Russia to Serbia, on behalf of its sister company RZD International.
Views: 778
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Capital projects and contracts - May 9th 2014

May 9 - Here is a round up of some the key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. This week we have seen GE secure a deal to supply gas engines for China's emerging shale gas market, Fluor winning an EPC contract for the Quell
Views: 916
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Oversize Transport goes full thrust

May 6 - May 6 - In partnership with SZTU LLC from St Petersburg, Oversize Transport Service Finland Oy has delivered two Rolls-Royce azimuth thrusters from Rauma in Finland to Severodvinsk in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia.
Views: 522
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Projects and contracts - May 2nd 2014

May 2 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen Saipem secure a USD1.8 billion deal for Stage 2 of the Shah Deniz Project, ICA Fluor win a substantial pipeline
Views: 626
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ABC adds Munich to network

April 30 - April 30 - Effective May 9, 2014, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is introducing direct services to and from Munich using a Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Views: 572
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Record start to ABC's tenth year

April 29 - April 29 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has begun its tenth anniversary year with the strongest first quarter in its history, with tonnage up 9 percent at 86,500 tonnes.
Views: 402
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Van der Vlist in telescopic move

April 28 - April 28 - Van der Vlist has delivered three parts for a large telescope from St Petersburg to Zelenchukskaya in southern Russia.
Views: 459
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Projects and contracts - April 25th 2014

April 25 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector. In the past seven days we have seen Shenhua Ningmei Coal Group place an order with Siemens Energy for four CO2 compressor trains, Alstom securing a
Views: 648
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Remote Russian move for Tuscor Lloyds

April 24 - April 24 - Tuscor Lloyds has transported a seven-tonne wheeled loader from the UK to Korsakov in Russia as out-of-gauge cargo, using a 40 ft flat rack container.
Views: 819
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WWL adds Russian port of entry

April 24 - April 24 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added Novorossiysk in Russia as an additional inducement port in its liner service from Japan, Korea, China and Southeast Asia to Europe.
Views: 515
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St Petersburg sees cargo volumes rise

April 22 - April 22 - In the first quarter of 2014, OJSC Sea Port of Saint Petersburg (SPSPb) handled 1.9 million tonnes of cargo, up 5 percent year-on-year over the same period of 2013.
Views: 372
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R&B Croatia goes for another 23

April 14 - April 14 - R&B Global Projects has arrange the shipment of another 23 prefabricated modules on a chartered vessel from Antwerp to Djibouti, from where the cargo will finally be delivered to Addis Ababa.
Views: 425
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Projects and contracts - April 11th 2014

April 11 - Here is a round up of some key developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week. We have seen the US and Russia fall out over nuclear energy, the incorporation of what will be one of the world's leading alumini
Views: 952
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Greencarrier opens in Belarus

April 10 - April 10 - Greencarrier Freight Services has opened a new office in Minsk, Belarus, which will be managed by previous Vilnius branch manager, Aurimas Digrevicius.
Views: 686
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Volga-Dnepr delivers satellites

April 7 - April 7 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the Luch-5V and KazSat-3 telecommunications satellites from Krasnoyarsk in Russia to Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome on board its AN-124-100 freighter aricraft.
Views: 684
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GTE gets crane moving

April 4 - April 4 - GTE Logistics has transported a 250-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 12500.1 crane from the Moscow region of Russia to Severobaikalsk.
Views: 581
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Liebherr moves over Kiel

April 3 - April 3 - CIS Cargo has shipped a 750-tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1750-9.1 telescopic mobile crane from the Port of Kiel to Klaipeda in Lithuania on DFDS Seaways ship.
Views: 842
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ABC launches new routes to Moscow

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is expanding its presence in Europe with new B747F services linking Moscow with Malmo in Sweden and Leipzig in Germany.
Views: 643
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Tuscor Lloyds ships excavator trio

April 2 - April 2 - Tuscor Lloyds has shipped three excavators as out-of-gauge cargo from Antwerp, Belgium to Korsakov in Russia for a mining company.
Views: 542
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Projects and contracts - March 28th 2014

March 28 - This week we have seen major developments in the oil and gas sector in Russia, a conflicted outlook for the future of Scottish renewables and the first step in China's shale gas journey - and much more.
Views: 583
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DB Schenker completes Russian intermodal move

March 27 - March 27 - DB Schenker Logistics has transported four out-of-gauge ABB-manufactured transformers 4,000 km from the port of St Petersburg to Novosibirsk Hydroelectric Power Station.
Views: 423
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Panprojects sees revenue surge

March 26 - March 26 - Panprojects - the specialised project cargo division of international freight forwarder Panalpina - saw its turnover grow 20 percent year-on-year during 2013.
Views: 529
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ABC ups US lift

March 25 - March 25 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched a new twice-weekly B747-8 freighter service connecting Dallas/Fort Worth with Amsterdam and Moscow.
Views: 477
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Polet aircraft arrested

March 21 - March 21 - According to reports in the international media, Polet Airlines' second AN-124 has been arrested in the UK.
Views: 453
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EPC round up - March 21, 2014

March 21 - March 21 - Here is a round up of some of the most important developments in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector from the past week.
Views: 973
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AGM regulations for North American entry

March 19 - March 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised on Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) regulations for vessels arriving at North American ports during summer 2014, as issued by the US Department of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency,
Views: 599
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WWPC breaks record in Phuket

March 17 - March 17 - The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) raised an impressive USD31,000 for the Hanseatic School for Life during the charity auction at its 14th annual conference in Phuket - the largest amount the network has raised at one of its conferences so
Views: 754
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WWL ALS moves flanges

March 14 - March 14 - WWL ALS UK International has coordinated the transport of two 7 m wide flanges from St Helens to Hartlepool in the UK.
Views: 495
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Blue Water renews Kazakh contract

March 12 - March 12 - Blue Water Shipping's Aktau facility has renewed a contract to provide domestic freight services for the Kazakhstan branch of Halliburton International Inc.
Views: 475
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Mammoet opens in Cairo

March 6 - March 6 - Following the establishment of a new branch in Baku, Azerbaijan, Mammoet has also opened an office in Cairo, Egypt.
Views: 840
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Volga-Dnepr on the run

March 3 - March 3 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 73-tonne turbine runner to Russia's Bratsk hydroelectric power station for OJSC Irkutskenergo.
Views: 626
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Steely move for InterRail

February 24 - February 24 - The Swiss rail freight service provider, the InterRail Group, has transported 41 high cube 40 ft containers full of steel equipment over 8,000 km along the wide gauge railway connection between Europe and China.
Views: 622
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Hat trick for Blue Water in Tbilisi

February 20 - February 20 - Blue Water Shipping's Tbilisi office has handled three complex unloading, loading and transportation projects in Georgia.
Views: 486
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Escalators fly with Volga-Dnepr

February 19 - February 19 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered lifts and escalators to be used in the modernisation of the National Belarus Airport from Shanghai to Minsk, Belarus.
Views: 629
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First for Yekaterinburg, says Volga-Dnepr

February 17 - February 17 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported a 103-tonne turbine rotor from Frankfurt-Hahn to Yekaterinburg, Russia onboard on of its AN-124-100 freighter aircraft.
Views: 679
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Polet denies reports

February 14 - February 14 - Polet Airlines has denied reports in the international media that charter rates for the AN-124 freighter are set to increase following the grounding of two of its aircraft.
Views: 385
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It's a gold mine for Globalink

February 12 - February 12 - Globalink's project logistics team has handled a turnkey transportation project of three mills from China for a gold mine in the southeast of Kazakhstan.
Views: 660
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Pella buys Sietas

February 12 - February 12 - As of March 10, 2014, Russia's Pella Shipyard is taking over the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg.
Views: 861
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Two of a kind for Globalink

February 11 - February 11 - Globalink has handed the transport of two transformers from Turkey to North Buzachi in Kazakhstan, as well as the transport of Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines from Uzbekistan to Singapore and back.
Views: 525
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ABS guides NSR shippers

February 11 - February 11 - The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has released a technical paper supporting shipowners and operators that plan to transit the increasing popular shipping routes through the Arctic seas.
Views: 588
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Olympic moves for Volga-Dnepr

February 7 - February 7 - Volga-Dnepr Group has completed its role in helping the 2014 Winter Olympic Games get off to a flying start by delivering over 1,800 tonnes of air cargo to Sochi over the last 12 months.
Views: 747
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R&B transports drill-rig

February 7 - February 7 - R&B Global Projects has organised the transportation of a dismantled mobile drill-rig from the Krapina-Zagorje province of Croatia to the port of Poti in Georgia.
Views: 415
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Blue Water oils up

January 30 - January 30 - Blue Water Shipping is preparing to transport heavy oil drilling equipment from Singapore to Baku, Azerbaijan via the Russian Volga-Don river system.
Views: 665
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Another good year for Liebherr

January 29 - January 29 - Liebherr reports that sales of mobile harbour cranes (LHM) have once more contributed strongly to its overall success in 2013.
Views: 971
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Volga-Dnepr plays part in Olympics

January 21 - January 21 - Volga-Dnepr has delivered 40 tonnes of video broadcasting equipment to Sochi which will be used to broadcast the opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in the new Fischt Olympic stadium.
Views: 437
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Emerging markets rising

January 20 - January 20 - The potential growth opportunities on offer in emerging markets outweigh the concerns over political and economic instability that affected developing countries in 2013, according to the 2014 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.
Views: 893
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GTE makes truck debut in Russia

January 20 - January 20 - GTE Logistics has delivered four Perlini quarry trucks, with a total weight of 35 tonnes, from Italy to Vladivostok - the first time that such trucks have been delivered to Russia.
Views: 528
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BBC opens in France

January 16 - January 16 - Global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, BBC Chartering, has launched its new representative office in Rouen, France.
Views: 1050
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Hacklin strengthens position

January 16 - January 16 - Finnish freight forwarding company Oy Hacklin Logistics Ltd is strengthening its position in the market, with the opening of a new business unit - Hacklin East - which became operational on January 1, 2014.
Views: 682
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Crane project success for Aryamasir

January 13 - January 13 - Aryamasir International Transport has completed a project which included the handling of 135 units of dismantled cranes from China to Baku, Azerbaijan.
Views: 691
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The Friday Flyer - January 10th 2014

January 10 - Could a dispute between client and builder push back the completion of lock upgrading on the Panama Canal past the planned competition date of October 21, 2014 into 2015?
Views: 1144
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Glogos presses ahead

January 10 - January 10 - Glogos Ltd recently handled the shipment of over-dimensional press equipment from Moscow, via St Petersburg, for export to Asia.
Views: 485
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High five for ABC

January 9 - January 9 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has taken delivery of its fifth Boeing 747-8F.
Views: 520
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Ruslan flies the flame

January 7 - January 7 - Russia's 2014 Winter Olympic torch has been transported onboard a Ruslan International AN-124-100 freighter from Ulyanovsk, as part of its ceremonial torch relay.
Views: 357
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Russian silo move for Van der Vlist

January 7 - January 7 - Van der Vlist has transported two 15-tonne silos and three truckloads of parts from central Europe to Saratov in south western Russia.
Views: 332
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MINTs - stars of the future

January 6 - January 6 - Jim O'Neill, former chief economist and head of asset management at Goldman Sachs and recognised inventor of the 'BRIC' acronym, has taken to looking at the next four frontier economies that over the next 10 years could develop into global sta
Views: 707

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