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Sectors News from April 2009

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Confident Cory on the move in the UK

April 30 - April 30 - Project specialist Cory Brothers says it is optimistic about the future as it opens new UK offices to accommodate the company's growth.
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Swiss celebration for KOG

April 30 - April 30 - Project forwarder KOG Transport AG is celebrating its 25th anniversary with clients, carriers and major suppliers.
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MACS clarifies Alphaliner story

April 29 - April 29 - Following a report by AXS Alphaliner that MACS has removed two ships from its Europe-South Africa multi-purpose and breakbulk service, a spokesman for MACS has moved to reassure customers that there will be little impact on the frequency or spa
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Sea trials for Jumbo Jubilee

April 29 - April 29 - Jumbo Shipping's new J-1800-class heavy lift vessel, Jumbo Jubilee, has left the Damen shipyard in Galatz, Romania, for sea trials, prior to delivery very soon.
Views: 371
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Babcock & Brown Infrastructure gives update on asset sale

April 28 - April 28 - In a trading and asset sell-down update, Babcock & Brown Infrastructure of Sydney says that it expects to have binding bids for all or part of PD Ports by the early autumn, whilst the proposed sale of 29.70f Euroports remains subject to satisfa
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Charleston's Veterans Terminal is ours, says ports authority

April 28 - April 28 - South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has issued a strong response to a recent article in the Charleston Regional Business Journal which suggests that leading US Senate lawmakers recently offered to transfer ownership of SCSPA's Veterans
Views: 87
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Freeport golf tournament tees-up dollars for children's charity

April 28 - April 28 - Port Freeport has raised almost 15,000 dollars for Brazoria County Association for Citizens with Handicaps (BACHS), a charitable organisation which provides care and treatment for disabled children and their families.
Views: 243
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Nooteboom unveils latest transport solutions

April 27 - April 27 - Nooteboom continues to remain innovative in its development and production of transport solutions as it unveils its latest models, The Ballast Semi-trailer and The Masttransporter.
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Agility roars in Lion city

April 27 - April 27 - Agility has established an Asia Pacific HQ in Singapore and opened another RDC in the Lion City, strengthening its presence and providing a platform for further growth in the region.
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Boosting Brazilian presence

April 24 - April 24 - HLPFI South American correspondent, Rainbow Nelson reports from the Intermodal South America event which took place in Sao Paulo this week.
Views: 450
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Idled ships return to service

April 23 - April 23 - After AXS-Alphaliner reported a decrease in idled container ship capacity during the first half of April, the first dip in six months, experts are predicting a surge of overcapacity by the end of the year as seasonal cargo volume increases.
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Cargo buoys Air Partner sales in first half

April 22 - April 22 - Air Partner, a major provider of charter aircraft, reported only a slight drop in turnover in the first half (ending on January 31st 2009) of its 2008/2009 fiscal year, despite the global economic crisis.
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WWPC members combine sources for SMART Flood Mitigation Project

April 22 - April 22 - CNC Freight Services, the Malaysian-based member of the World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC) has worked with German-based LS-Cargo International in a reverse logistics movement of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) parts which had been involved in the
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Expert hosts heavy lift seminars

April 20 - April 20 - A one-day seminar, Heavy Lift Transport & Lifting, is to be held in Houston on the 8th May 2009 on the 'do's and don'ts' of the heavy lift industry, hosted by Richard L Krabbendam, a 36-year veteran of the high and heavy industry.
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Industry portal queries shippers competence

April 20 - April 20 - Do exporters, importers, manufacturers and others who ship goods around the world know what they are doing? Are they adding costs instead of adding value?
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WWPC members join forces to move giant modules

April 17 - April 17 - LS Cargo Logistics GmbH from Germany and Albacor Shipping Inc of Canada, both members of the World Wide Project Consortium (WWPC), arranged the road transport of nine convection units each about 12 m long, 7.40 m wide and up to 5 m high, each w
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Additional Goldhofer axle lines for Berard

April 17 - April 17 - Berard Transportation Inc of Louisiana has invested in a further 20 Goldhofer axle lines with two power packs of type PST/ES-E in an effort to reinforce its leading market position in the US heavy-load sector.
Views: 296
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Winder drums delivered

April 16 - April 16 - Project Management Logistics (Pty) Ltd, the South African member of the WWPC forwarding network, has undertaken the transport of over-dimensional winder drums for a mine hoist from Poland to a mine in Rustenburg, South Africa.
Views: 277
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Survey highlights worries over trade protectionism

April 16 - April 16 - A new survey conducted by conducted by BDP's Centrx supply chain consulting unit; Adler Research of Bethlehem, USA; King's Road Consulting, USA; and Rubicon Consulting Pte Ltd, Singapore, indicates that 84 percent of manufacturers' supply chain
Views: 277
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Charles Gee in heavy haulage division launch

April 16 - April 16 - UK transport company and freight forwarder Charles Gee Group is in the process of launching a specialist heavy haulage division, to be based at London Heathrow, in order to serve the complex project and out of gauge cargo markets.
Views: 315
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Mundra Port builds project cargo capabilities

April 15 - April 15 - India's Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (MPSEZL) is developing as a facility for the handling of over dimensional and heavy project cargoes in India.
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Focus on civil engineering

April 15 - April 15 - In the upcoming May / June edition of Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding, we will analyse developments in the civil engineering environment that are impacting on the demand and supply of heavy lift shipping capacity.
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Rail is the answer for SRT

April 13 - April 13 - The services of Specialized Rail Transport (SRT) were recently required by two clients, one wishing to transport a rotary dryer from USA to Canada and the other requiring two 14' storage vessels weighing a total of 563 tonnes lbs to be taken to
Views: 299
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Cometto names US rep

April 10 - April 10 - Kitchen's Crane & Equipment has been appointed US dealer for the Italian Cometto range of specialised heavy lift transport equipment.
Views: 365
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Atlantic Street Capital Acquires EZE Trucking

April 9 - April 9 - Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle-market special situation and deep value investments, has acquired EZE Trucking, a leading provider of specialist logistics services for the infrastructure market.
Views: 464
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Krabbendam takes seminar to Houston

April 9 - April 9 - Anyone planning to visit next month's Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, may wish to consider extending their stay and attending Richard Krabbendam's mini-Seminar on heavy transport and lifting on May 8th.
Views: 216
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Linde walks like an Egyptian at Legoland Windsor

April 9 - April 9 - Thousands of years after the ancient Egyptians took two decades, thousands of man hours and brute force to build the Great Pyramid at Giza, logistics planners turned to more modern equipment when an Egyptian Pharaoh was required to stand guard a
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HMS Endurance returns to the UK

April 9 - April 9 - HMS Endurance has arrived back in the UK onboard Dockwise heavy lift semi-submersible vessel, Target.
Views: 330
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Durban awaits gantry cranes

April 8 - April 8 - The specialist Chinese heavy lift vessel, Zhen Hua 23 is scehduled to enter Durban harbour on Friday morning loaded with two rail mounted gantry cranes for the South African port's Pier 1 rail terminal.
Views: 375
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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: 296
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MarineLink appoints Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada

April 7 - April 7 - MarineLink has announced the appointment of Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada as its non-exclusive agent to market and sell transportation services related to the former's vessel, MarineLink Explorer, as well as the tugs and barges in the MarineLink fle
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Salazar plugs wind

April 7 - April 7 - According to reports in the international media, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has said that windmills off the U.S. East Coast could generate enough electricity to replace most, if not all, the coal-fired power plants in the United
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Historic UK shipyard equipment sails for India

April 6 - April 6 - The end of era is truly at hand, with the UK's Port of Tyne witnessing the final departure of the Swan Hunter floating drydock, which Fairstar Heavy Transport, working with Offshore Heavy Transport AS (OHT) successfully loaded at the weekend, al
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WWPC off to Frankfurt

April 6 - April 6 - Heavy lift and project forwarder network, WWPC, will hold its 9th annual conference at the Westin Grand Hotel in Frankfurt, between May 28-30.
Views: 388
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Sri Lanka project lifts FPS outlook

April 6 - April 6 - Famous Pacific Shipping Lanka (Pvt) Ltd (FPS) is seeing significant volumes of cargo beginning to move following its appointment as the preferred local freight partner by Danish contractor MT H
Views: 463
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Dockwise gets its sub

April 3 - April 3 - According to reports in Canada's national press, HMCS Chicoutimi, one of the Canadian military's four submarines, is due to arrive in Victoria, BC, in about 30 days from Halifax aboard one of Dockwise USA's heavy lift ships. The value of the con
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Noble Denton joins Germanischer Lloyd Group

April 3 - April 3 - Noble Denton and Germanischer Lloyd have merged to form a fully integrated technical assurance and consulting company to serve the worldwide energy industries.
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New face for Buss Group's corporate communications

April 3 - April 3 - Melanie Moriz has been named as manager, Corporate Communications in the Buss Group, becoming responsible for internal and external communications of the Buss Group which includes Buss Ports, Buss Safelox and Ixocon.
Views: 181
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Golfing around

April 3 - April 3 - Congratulations to Andrew Saunders from Beluga who won the 2nd UK Project Shippers Golf Society Championship, held at the Kingswood Golf Club.
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Successful cooperation for WWPC members

April 3 - April 3 - WWPC members, Maxlines International and Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping have cooperated during the shipment of a ship's steel block from Jiangyin port, China to a shipbuilding yard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Views: 309
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Almajdouie moves evaporators for Marafiq Project

April 3 - April 3 - Almajdouie Heavy Lift Transport and Engineering (MHL) has transported super heavy and oversize evaporator modules from Bilfal Heavy Industry to Marafiq IWPP Project Site in Jubail.
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Fairstar strengthens commercial department

April 2 - April 2 - Fairstar Heavy Transport NV (Fairstar) has appointed Hans Woltman to work alongside Mario Kerssens in Fairstar's commercial department.
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